All posts by Brian Crecente

Nintendo Switch, 3DS Games Black Friday, Cyber Monday Super Sale is Live

Nintendo just dropped the full list of digital deals they’re running from now until Nov. 28 at 11:59 a.m. ET and it’s packed with some amazing deals. Discounts on the downloadable Nintendo Switch and 3DS games are up to 50 percent off and include titles like Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Starlink: Battle for Atlas Deluxe […]

TwitchCon Expands to Europe in 2019

TwitchCon is headed to Europe next year, doubling the number of Twitch-focused conventions the streaming company puts on in 2019. TwitchCon Europe will run from April 13 to 14 at Berlin’s CityCube. The location was selected, Twitch said, because of it’s centralized location and Germany’s status as “one of the top performing countries in terms […]

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Top Seller of 2018, Games Have Best October in NPD Tracking History

This October, which pulled in $1.55 billion in U.S. sales, was the best October in U.S. video game sales history since the NPD Group starting tracking the industry in 1995, the group reported. Those high sales were powered by a more than doubling of game software sales compared to the same time last year. The […]

‘The Walking Dead: The Final Season’ Back In Development With Some Original Staff

The next chapter of “The Walking Dead: The Final Season” is once more in active development, Skybound Games announced Monday. Skybound Games took development of the game’s final episodes in-house, striving — it said — to bring on as much staff as possible to conclude the story. “It’s been a ton of work logistically and […]

NetEase Discusses Importance of Chinese Gaming Regulation, Anti-Addiction Measures

China-based NetEase, one of the largest internet and video game companies in the world, said it’s not concerned about government regulation of video games and that it believes it will help gaming in the long term. The comments from NetEase president William Ding came during an earnings call this week. Over the summer, Tencent noted […]

PlayStation Skipping E3 For First Time in Show’s 24-Year History

Sony Interactive Entertainment, currently riding high on record sales of its PlayStation 4 gaming console won’t be hosting its annual press conference or showing up at all during next year’s massive E3 expo. The news was buried inside the Entertainment Software Association’s announcement of the 2019 show that quoted competitors Nintendo and Microsoft. This will […]

PlayStation Skipping E3 For First Time in Show’s 24-Year History

Sony Interactive Entertainment, currently riding high on record sales of its PlayStation 4 gaming console won’t be hosting its annual press conference or showing up at all during next year’s massive E3 expo. The news was buried inside the Entertainment Software Association’s announcement of the 2019 show that quoted competitors Nintendo and Microsoft. This will […]