River City Girl’s Sequel Adds Online, Pumps Up Anime, Wrestling

The girls (and boys) are back. Image: way forward As an otaku, wrestling mark, and a gamer, my disparate interests rarely align neatly into one medium. While I’ve seen games, wrestlersand anime cheekily reference one another, the overlap usually ends there without fully committing to crafting the perfect gumbo chock full of the high-octane action … Read more

Stunlock’s Vampiric RPG As Told By Steam Reviews

Morbitize me, Morby!Image: Stunlock Studios One of the most popular Steam games right now is V Rising, a vampiric action-survival role-playing game by Stunlock Studios. The game is tearing up the charts, with some 95,000 people playing it at any given time according to Steam Charts. Most telling, though, is V Rising‘s reception on Valve’s … Read more

Retro Game Collector Accused Of Selling $100k Worth Of Fakes

Photo: BBPCGC The retro PC game collecting scene was rocked by an unexpected scandal last week when a prominent member of the community, who was also a moderator of a major Facebook group, was accused of selling people fake copies of classic games. Enrico Ricciardi, who for years has been an active member of the … Read more

Steam Breakout V Rising Is A Great Vampire-Themed Survival RPG

Image: Stunlock Studios I have complicated feelings about the modern vampire story. Violence is cheap. Tasty humans are plentiful. And skyscrapers provide ample shelter from the sun. The sanctity of human life doesn’t mean much to creatures that will kill people over a simple meal. It can feel powerful to be so far removed from … Read more

Diablo Immortal’s Loot Boxes Stop Its Release In Some Countries

Image: Blizzard Well, here’s some bad news for people who live in Belgium or the Netherlands and are excited to play Diablo Immortal, Blizzard’s upcoming free-to-play dungeon crawler out June 2 on PC and mobile devices. It turns out, due to local loot box laws, that Blizzard’s next action RPG won’t be released in either … Read more

Diablo Immortal’s Loot Boxes Stop Its Release In Some Countries

Image: Blizzard Well, here’s some bad news for people who live in Belgium or the Netherlands and are excited to play Diablo Immortal, Blizzard’s upcoming free-to-play dungeon crawler out June 2 on PC and mobile devices. It turns out, due to local loot box laws, that Blizzard’s next action RPG won’t be released in either … Read more

Fake Bloodborne Remastered News Duped Hardcore FromSoft Fans

screenshot: FromSoftware If you spent any time on the internet this weekend, you might’ve seen some news about Bloodborne Remastered coming to PC and PS5 this August. The announcement came from what appeared to be a widely known entertainment and gaming news account by someone named nibellionwho has been on Twitter since at least May … Read more