Back in the fall of 2018, footage of a rumored open world Harry Potter video game was leaked online. The massive RPG has yet to be officially announced by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, but the existence of the game is one of the worst kept secrets in the video game industry right now. The forthcoming title is reportedly slated to be released late next year, and it will allow players to become wizards and witches and roam the massive fantasy world inspired by the books and movies.
However, even though developers are still hard at work on the Harry Potter video game, the recent controversy that creator J.K Rowling has been stirring online with her transphobic comments has them concerned. Much like the Harry Potter film franchise stars who have publicly disagreed with her worrisome perspective on the trans community, game developers are concerned about how Rowling’s controversy might impact the future of the video game. Read More »
One of the most memorable Simpsons gags is Lee Carvallo’s Putting Challenge, a throwaway joke about an impossibly nerdy video game that no one wants to play. The game itself wasn’t real – until now. Someone went ahead and made a real, playable version of Lee Carvallo’s Putting Challenge, and it’s just as comically boring as the game shown on The Simpsons all those years ago.
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Earlier this week, we saw the first trailer for a new Star Wars space combat video game called Star Wars Squadrons. Players will throw on a flight suit and hop into the cockpits of signature starfighters from both the Rebel Alliance (now the New Republic) and the Galactic Empire. Now some Star Wars Squadrons gameplay footage has arrived online to break down the various game modes, show off the ships you’ll be able to fly and customize, and introduce the characters you’ll be controlling and interacting with. Read More »
Even though Star Wars Battlefront and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order have been satisfying extensions of the Star Wars saga, there has been a distinct lack of modern video games that let players hop in the cockpit of their favorite starfighters. But that’s about to change with a new video game called Star Wars: Squadrons, and the first trailer has arrived for the game that sounds a lot like a space combat version of Call of Duty. Watch it below. Read More »
The PlayStation 5 was officially revealed yesterday, and one of the most exciting parts was the official reveal of the teaser trailer for Spider-Man: Miles Morales, a follow-up to the hit Spider-Man video game released for the PlayStation 4 in 2018. However, in all the excitement, Sony Interactive Entertainment didn’t get around to explaining that this isn’t actually a full-on sequel to the Spider-Man game. At the same time, contrary to recent reports, it’s not just an expansion accompanying an enhanced version of the original game either. Get the details below
UPDATE: We’ve modified our original story to offer better clarification on what Spider-Man: Miles Morales actually is. Read More »
This fall, Marvel and Square Enix are releasing the most in-depth and expansive Avengers video game that we’ve ever seen. But back in 2011, there was another Avengers video game title in the works that was intended to be released in 2012 around the same time as the first movie was hitting theaters. Unfortunately, it ended up getting canceled, but new footage of early gameplay has recently surfaced online, giving us an idea of the kind of game we missed out on. Read More »
Following the release of Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series (which is coming to PlayStation VR sometime this summer), the creative minds at Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment studio ILMxLAB are working on another Star Wars VR project, this time centered around the Black Spire Outpost locale at the center of the Disney theme park land Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Read More »
Predator: Hunting Grounds recently brought the film franchise back to the video game world with a first-person shooter game that allows you to either be part of a team of soldiers on various missions in the jungle or a Predator who kills the soldiers one-by-one. Now that the game has been out for a little while, some downloadable content is on the way, and the first downloadable bonus content for the game will be very exciting for fans of the original Predator, because it’s bringing back Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch. There’s even a whole backstory about where he’s been since 1987. Read More »
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Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series has been available on the Oculus Quest for awhile now. The three-episode VR series is an immersive video game experience created by ILMxLAB that allows players to step into the shoes of a smuggler who is recruited for a mysterious job by Darth Vader himself. Now those who have PlayStation VR will be able to experience the video game themselves with the title launching on the Sony console sometime this summer. Read More »
Even though it’s easy to disregard Star Wars: The Phantom Menace when it comes to the legacy of the sci-fi saga, you can’t deny that the Boonta Eve podrace is one of the most exhilarating and entertaining sequences in the entire franchise. Even more thrilling is the old school racing video game inspired by it, Star Wars Episode I Racer. The video game was released for Nintendo 64 and Microsoft Windows in 1999, and soon it will make a comeback by getting re-released on both PlayStation and Nintendo Switch. Read More »