Killing Floor 2

The XBox One X is really the xX_BoxOne_Xx

Bioware - Anthem - Fall of 2018

Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Life is Strange Sequel & Prequel

Project Code: Shift

Days Gone PS4 Exclusive by Naughty Dog

FromSoft making an Aztec Souls game

Code Vein

Dragon Ball FighterZ - Arc System Works


The Last Night

Shadow of War

Black Desert for XBox

Gaming Deals


Raiders of a Broken Planet

Skull and Bones

Sea of Thieves

Shadow of the Colossus

God of War

Wolfenstein The New Colossus

Metro Exodus

A Way Out


Beyond Good & Evil 2

Osiris New Dawn

Unruly Heroes


Battlefront 2

Strange Brigade

Twitch streamer goes missing during E3

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Phil died in tragic pre-alpha gaming accident, Dauntless

Fortnite, a tower defense game, release July 25. Founders can play starting July 21. Game will be free to play in 2018.

2K and Gearbox today announced and released a free trial for Battleborn, giving people the opportunity to play all of the multiplayer "without any limits or level caps."

For Honor has now lost 95% of its playerbase, worse than the division 1 year ago - from Rakshal

Paragon released Wukong and talks about how they rebalance

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Multiplayer Beta Coming This Fall

Wonder Woman review from Phil

Gears of War 4 10 hours of gameplay one week trial

Styx Demo out now on XBox One, on Steam as well

Raiders of the Broken Planet closed beta, coop third person shooter

VaiBeatFoo going to twitchcon

Vanquish framerate patch

CD Projekt Red - Cyberpunk 2077 documents stolen, held for ransom, told to fuck off

Everything, A Video Game Qualifies For An Oscar

Dragon Ball Fighting Game From Guilty Gear/BlazBlue Dev Announced

Elex game open world action rpg, post apocolyptic sci/fantasy

E3 2017 runs June 13-15

All The Bethesda Games Confirmed For E3 2017
Elder Scrolls Legends
Quake Champions

All The Ubisoft Games Confirmed For E3 2017
Assassin's Creed: Origins (rumored)
South Park: The Fractured But Whole
Far Cry 5
The Crew 2
New IP

All The Xbox One Games Confirmed For E3 2017 So Far
Crackdown 3
Sea of Thieves
Day of Decay 2
Fable Fortune
Forza 7
Phantom Dust
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
Assassin's Creed: Origins (rumored)
Battalion 1944
Call of Cthulu
Call of Duty: World War II
The Crew 2
Darksiders III
Destiny 2
Dirt 4
F1 2017
Insurgency: Sandstorm
Madden NFL 18
Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite
Micro Machines: World Series
Middle-earth: Shadow of War
NBA Live 18
Need for Speed: Payback
Project Cars 2
Star Wars: Battlefront II
Sonic Forces
South Park: The Fractured But Whole

All The PlayStation Games Confirmed For E3 2017 So Far
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
Assassin's Creed: Origins (rumored)
Battalion 1944
Call of Cthulu
Call of Duty: World War II
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
The Crew 2
Darksiders III
Days Gone
Destiny 2
Detroit: Become Human
Dirt 4
Dragon Quest XI
Final Fantasy VII Remake
F1 2017
God of War
GT Sport
Insurgency: Sandstorm
Kingdom Hearts III
Madden NFL 18
Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite
Micro Machines
Middle-earth: Shadow of War
NBA Live 18
Need for Speed: Payback
Project Cars 2
Star Wars: Battlefront II
Sonic Forces
South Park: The Fractured But Whole
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Microsoft Halo-game GraveMind

GOG Summer Sale Begins, Offers Free Game With First Purchase

Look for BundleStars deals

GTA V Online Gunrunning update

Dead Core first person platforming speedrunning game coming to PS4

Valkyria Revolutions coming to XBOX and PS4

The Story Behind Mass Effect: Andromeda's Troubled Five-Year Development


Friday the 13th is bad, but, players love it of course
Titanfall 2 Monarch update
Baywatch is a flop

Steam Greenlight
$100 per game

R6Siege Operation Health
Updating player model hitboxes, removing accessories from hitboxes

For Honor patch 1.08
players face a 10 minute matchmaking penalty if they quit midmatch
you'll now be rewarded for Player vs AI matches

Gears of War 4 free update June 6th, up to 10 hours of free gameplay starting the 9th for a week
adding two difficulty levels to campaign and horde
adding old maps
adding 15 horde skills

Final Fantasy 14 Stormblood, new dungeons/raids, zones, jobs. Red Mage & Samurai
you no longer have to level up other jobs in order to gain the skills and abilities essential to play your character's primary job, simply pick and choose from a list of abilities

Twitch plays the stock with 50k

Nintendo Switch online service will require a subscription fee, will be free until it goes live in the future

Extinction, developer Iron Galaxy (divekick & Killer Instinct), similar to God of War meets Attack on Titan

GTFO hardcore co-op action horror FPS "GTFO" by 10 Chambers Collective
10 Chambers is completely self funded, meaning there is no board of directors that dictates our creative choices. We can go for a more niche audience--so GTFO goes out to the tight knit, die hard co-op teams of 2-4 people. Technically you can play alone, but really, the world of GTFO is no place for lone wolves and stragglers. They'll die, lost in the game's endless maze.

Bohemia Interactive today announced a release date for its next game, Argo. The free-to-play tactical shooter will be available on PC on June 22. A simplified Arma.

Crytek's Hunt: Showdown previously Horrors of the Gilded Age, a four player creature hunt, randomly generated missions/maps

Supergiant Games
(bastion/transistor) has been working on Pyre, launching July 25. Pre-order now for 10% discount. Party based rpg, gameplay centers around a competition called the Rites. 3v3 battles. Interactive narrative.

Bans 34 games

Platinum trying to port more of their old games

Wonder Woman banned in Lebanon

E3 Press conference times

PS3 finally no longer produced in Japan as well

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Microsoft’s Beam renamed to Mixer, adds co-op streaming

SEGA classic Crazy Taxi is now free to play on mobile

First Full Lineup of Xbox Game Pass Games Revealed

Vanquish plays amazing on the PC

The Surge

Overwatch free for the weekend, Fallout 4

Black Desert Online $5

Black Ops 3 Multiplayer DLC free on PC in June

Hitman for $10 on amazon, Dev IO Interactive Put Up For Sale By Square Enix

GTA 5 Ships 80 Million Units

How an EVE Online con artist tricked a ruthless pirate into giving him his priceless ship
Amamake Police, a group of EVE Online’s pirates
Alliance Tournament ships
a Chremoas frigate

Mechwarrior Online

Hawken is boring

Players are "meme sheep" for not knowing something that was not stated before, according to "Professorbroman"
Destiny 2 uses a hybrid of client-server and peer-to-peer technology, just like Destiny 1. Every event hosted by their servers, no host migrations. invested heavily in new server infrastructure for Destiny 2, including using cloud servers for gameplay for the first time

Digital Extremes Keystone alpha game
Person walks into DE studios and gets info on the game

World's Adrift on Steam

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Mass Effect update

Female characters in games

Battlefront 2

Witcher coming to Netflix

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance coming to Netflix

Rainbox Six Siege

Far Cry 5

The Crew 2

Poshybrid died of an OD on fentanyl, World of Tanks

World of Tanks threatens TheFochYou for calling out pay to win tactics, a tank and premium ammo. He was a content contributor. Developer Wargaming

Zenimax suing Samsung Gear VR

PUBG porting to consoles

Destiny 2 PC
4k support
Uncapped framerate
Full M/KB
Adjustable FoV

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Netflix is rolling out shows like cable

B3 GamingCast website now affiliated with Bundle Stars. Check our site for game deals!

RIP Alan Wake game, dead due to music licensing rights

Nier Automata technical issue updates by Phil

More on Mass Effect Andromeda

Warframe datamining leads to...?

The 5 highest rated games on steam

The Surge by Deck13

Mass Effect Andromeda update 1.06

Quake Champions beta

Why Philamon hates Stan Lee in Guardians of the Galaxy

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Dev Chat notes:

Stardrop Game
June 1st, Steam, Early Access
Joure Visser, (yow-da) Developer, Publisher

What do you do?

History of video games?

How did you get into making video games?

What did you do before Stardrop?

Where/How did Stardrop begin?

How has your experience been up to this point?

Other video game work?

Reviews and comments/criticism on the game?

What do you think is important about making video games?

How did you pick voice actors? Game engine?

What do you get when you buy Stardrop? Missions?

Plans for future content? Expansions?

Plans for a new game?

Star Drop Game

Get Stardrop Demo on Steam

Stardrop Thunderclap

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Guardians of the Galaxy 2, when are trailers going to just over run movies?

Marvel Defenders

The Dark Tower movies

Smite 4.8 Patch Notes Reveal A Bob Ross $10 May 9th

Tekken | Roger Jr. | Katsuhiro Harada

Twitch streamer, gets swatted

Praey For The Gods

Netflix hacker is an asshole

The Division and Rocket League free this weekend

Someone Speedran Portal without using any Portals

TwitchCon 2017

COD WW2 game youtube creators crying over revenue before the game has been released

YouTube ad revenue is down all around

Darksiders 3 comes out in 2018 Fury has a whip

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe beat out YouPorn in traffic

Remedy Entertainment, best known for Max Payne, Alan Wake and Quantum Break, backed by Publisher 505 Games, will be working on a game called P7, Project 7.

Oculus closing an internal development studio called Story Studio and will not have a booth at E3 this year. Facebook looking to focus on Film not gaming.

Overwatch Is Now A Billion-Dollar Franchise
Diva cop outfit

China has forced Blizzard to reveal exact Overwatch and Hearthstone drop rates

NBA Playgrounds releasing May 9th for PS4, XBone, Switch, PC $20

The Long Dark launch August 1st alongside a new narrative mode, called Wintermute.

Gears of War movie, by Universal Studios

7 Top Selling Game Franchises in History

Player Unknown sold 2 Million copies

Prey launches to positive reviews and mixed feelings

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Twitch Affiliation silliness

Livestreaming experiences

Former overwatch pro, Matt “Dellor” Vaughn, "retired" due to racist remarks

Street Fighter V stage removed for "unintentional religious references"
Islamic chants in the background music
Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time had Muslim prayers

Which console is winning the war?
Nintendo 3DS
Xbone (half of ps4)

Night Trap is being released for the PS4 and Xbone, sometime this spring

ESA - Entertainment Software Association
Average age of gamer 35
Most own a PC
2016 74% Digital to 26% physical
2010 31% Digital to 69% pysical
Quality of graphics
30.4 Billion in 2016 spent on games

Confirmed Xbox Game Pass Titles:
For $10/month
EA Access program is offered for $5/month or $30/year
Fable III
Gears of War: Ultimate Edition
Halo 5: Guardians
Lego Batman
Mad Max
Mega Man Legacy Collection
NBA 2K16
Payday 2
Saints Row IV Re-Elected
SoulCalibur II
Tekken Tag Tournament II

COD WWII will squadmates give you health and ammo, and can impact your gampeplay if they get lost or die
Get in the beta by pre-ordering

Perception: coming out May 30, from former Bioshock devs now working at Deep End Games

For Honor adding new maps and who cares

Nioh DLC, Dragon of the North release date May 2, along with PvP (requires PS Plus subscription). Team Ninja $24.99

Sky Saga alpha ended this week, game is into beta, but the devs are currently working on it.

Atlus has announced changes to its policy regarding Persona 5 streaming and apologized for the way it initially presented its guidelines. "we're now asking players to refrain from streaming or posting video past the end of the in-game date of 11/19"
"We also want to apologize to those of you who saw the previous guidelines blog post as threatening."
"If you decide to stream past 7/7 (I HIGHLY RECOMMEND NOT DOING THIS, YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED), you do so at the risk of being issued a content ID claim or worse, a channel strike/account suspension"

Hacker in the UK gets 2 years of jail, for attacking sony/microsoft

Free game: Little Nightmares, Bayonetta, Tomb Raider, Astroneer, Ori and Blind Forest, Hollow Knight, River City Ransom: Underground

Games From Gramm: husk, okhlos, project highrise, data hacker r3b00t, lovely planet, over the void, pixel piracy

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Who is Faegwent, and why?

Twitch Affiliate Program
At launch, Affiliates will be able to start using Cheering with Bits on their channel
There is no application process. We will begin sending invitations to streamers who qualify via email
Invitations will roll out gradually over several weeks
At launch, non-partnered streamers who have:
At least 500 total minutes broadcast in the last 30 days
At least 7 unique broadcast days in the last 30 days
An average of 3 concurrent viewers or more over the last 30 days
At least 50 Followers
The initial wave of invitations around launch will be staggered over a several weeks. New invitations will continue to go out every few weeks after launch as new streamers qualify for the program. Invitations will not be instant as soon as a streamer meets the criteria. It will take a few weeks.

Author of The Witcher books, states video games are bad ways to tell stories...
Metro 2033 author speaks against him

ESO Update on the PTS for Morrowind
Champion system being revamped and a lot of other things
New Warden class

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Will Use Dedicated Servers

NBA Playgrounds $20 in May

2017 Top Games by Sales

Ghost Recon: Wildlands
New expansion april 25, Narco Road, $15
For Honor
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
Resident Evil 7
Mass Effect: Andromeda
Grand Theft Auto V
Horizon: Zero Dawn*
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
NBA 2K17
Battlefield 1

Diablo 2 Speedrunner Beats The Game Without Attacking, 7 hours

Dead Cells, Perma death Soulslike, Metroidvania, Roguelike, May 10, Motion Twin

Code Vein, Prepare to Dine
dungeon exploration-type, hard action RPG
players assume the role of a Revenant, superpowered vampires who have lost their memories, need blood in order to avoid turning into a Lost
Due out 2018, Unreal engine 4, AI-controlled companion

Ten Cent "We Game" to challenge Steam?
Humble Bundle
EA's Uplay

Mass Effect Lead Developer had a hard time finding good constructive criticism

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