Multiplayer online games

Diablo Immortal Is For Mobile Gamers, Not Original Diablo Fans

Image: Blizzard Diablo Immortal has been setting the internet alight with controversy. Every gaming website under the sun has a take about how The microtransactions ruin the gameplay and how Blizzard was ruining fans’ beloved childhood memories of Diablo. The game currently holds the user lowest score on Metacritic. Still more Diablo fans feel like …

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GDC Clip Shows Activision Blizzard Diversity Tool Always Sucked

Photo: David McNew (Getty Images) Activision Blizzard touted its Diversity Space Tool in a blog post on May 12, in which it claimed that both the Call of Duty: Vanguard and Overwatch 2 Development teams beta tested the tool with much enthusiasm, then quickly walked this statement back on May 13 and said the tool …

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Left 4 Dead Almost Didn’t Have Zombies Because Of Gabe Newell

Photo: Olly Curtis / Future Publishing (Getty Images) Quick, without thinking too much, describe Left 4 Dead in only a few words. You probably came up with something like “a co-op zombie shooter.” Or perhaps “an online co-op FPS zombies game from Valve.” Point is, zombies would almost certainly be in there. Even so, back …

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Borderlands Fans Angry Over Brief Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands DLC

Screenshot: Gearbox Watching the news cycle around Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands for the past month has been like watching the news cycle of a game on fast-forward. You know how it goes: Game comes out. Gets positive reviews, fans praise it. DLC hits, is then slammed by fans. By now, it’s basically a framework. Only this …

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Borderlands Is Having Its Biggest Year Ever In 2022

Image: Gearbox The revival of a beloved spinoff. A film adaptation (whose cast makes no sense at all). A mainline entry (that, against all odds, feels astonishingly fresh). Yes, it’s safe to say Borderlands is back, and having its biggest year in a long time. Borderlands, arguably the flagship series of developer Gearbox, has had …

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