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Why Quake Champions Didn't Leave Early Access When It Went Free-to-Play

4 monthes ago   |   By IGN

Quake Champions became fully free-to-play this weekend, but that doesn't mean it's done yet. The arena FPS is still in Steam Early Access, and developer id Software tells IGN that they aren't quite ready to take that label off.
“I'd say we were at a crawl and we're at a walk now,” community developer Joshua Boyle told me at QuakeCon 2018. While tons of performance improvements and new content has been added, Boyle said they didn't want to leave Early Access “until we get to the point where we're at a sprint.”
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Could Quake Champions Become Bethesda's Version of Smash Bros?

4 monthes ago   |   By IGN

Quake Champions already has Doom's Doom Slayer and Wolfenstein's B.J. Blazkowicz as playable characters, but IGN asked developer id Software whether or not it could slowly become the Bethesda equivalent of Super Smash Bros, which they said was “in high consideration.”
“As soon as I got hired on, I was like ‘we're doing that, right?'” community developer Joshua Boyle told me with a laugh at QuakeCon 2018. “This is something that somehow hasn't existed in FPS, and we have such a great space for it.”
Last year, studio director Tim Willits notoriously said he'd enjoy seeing Skyrim's Dragonborn...
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Desert Child Review - Just Scraping By

Desert Child Review - Just Scraping By

Desert Child casts players as a desperate young man who can barely make ends meet as he strives for glory as a hoverbike racer. But even when you get first place, you aren't... Read more ...

Wednesday Night Fights x Orange County 4.5 streaming live tonight from...

Wednesday Night Fights x Orange County 4.5 streaming live tonight from Esports Arena, featuring Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and more!

Check out the high-level competition every Wednesday night at Esports Arena in Santa Ana, CA! Wednesday Night Fights is a hotbed for fierce competition in a variety of fighting... Read more ...

Best of 2018: A Classic Tools Retrospective on the first version of the...

Best of 2018: A Classic Tools Retrospective on the first version of the Unreal Editor

Epic founder Tim Sweeney talks to David Lightbown about UnrealEd, one of the most popular level editors in the game industry, used to build levels for Unreal, Deus Ex, Gears of... Read more ...

Capcom Cup 2018 Analysis: Will Mago's top tier pick work out for him?

Capcom Cup 2018 Analysis: Will Mago's top tier pick work out for him?

Everyone knows Mago is one of the 2D gods of fighting games. He has always been one of the men to beat in any bracket he puts himself in. From Street Fighter IV to Street... Read more ...

‘The Mandalorian' cast includes Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano. and Werner Herzog

‘The Mandalorian' cast includes Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano. and Werner Herzog

Lucasfilm has released an initial cast list for “The Mandalorian,” the live action Star Wars series that Jon Favreau is creating for the upcoming streaming service... Read more ...

Netflix Reveals 2018's Most-Binged Movies and TV Shows

Netflix Reveals 2018's Most-Binged Movies and TV Shows

After 12 months of intense binge-watching, Netflix's most-streamed movies and TV shows of the year results are in. On Tuesday, Netflix released its 2018 most-binged movies and... Read more ...

Gameloft and LEGO announce new mobile game set for release in 2019

Gameloft and LEGO announce new mobile game set for release in 2019

The mobile gaming industry is quite huge and everyone wants a piece of the pie. The are many success stories in the business, but a formula for achieving market success hasn't... Read more ...

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Piranha Plant codes are easy to miss

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Piranha Plant codes are easy to miss

Though Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has only been available for a few days, Nintendo has already announced that the game will be getting a handful of DLC fighters. One of the... Read more ...

Ninja Gaiden, Wario's Woods, And More Join Switch's Online Service

Ninja Gaiden, Wario's Woods, And More Join Switch's Online Service

Starting today, Adventures of Lolo, Ninja Gaiden and Wario's Woods are available to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers. Nintendo launched the service in September with 20 NES... Read more ...

Create Your Own PC Game Bundle: 5 Games For $5

Create Your Own PC Game Bundle: 5 Games For $5

The PC game storefront Green Man Gaming is running a fun promotion that gets you five PC games for $5. The best part is that you can select any five games you want from a... Read more ...