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Koch Media and Metro Publisher Deep Silver Acquired by THQ Nordic; At Least 2 Unannounced AAA Titles In Development

THQ Nordic has acquired German media company Koch Media and its gaming division Deep Silver, the Austrian publisher has announced. The purchase was announced through an official press release from THQ Nordic.  “THQ Nordic has entered into an agreement to acquire Koch Media GmbH, including, inter alia, the games developer and publisher Deep Silver with …

Original Dead Space Is Free On Origin (VIDEO)

Dead Space has become one of those classic titles one may think of when considering the Survival Horror genre, especially when throwing the word ‘space’ into the phrase somewhere. The first entry of a three part series featuring engineer Isaac Clarke, the 2008 title from now shuttered studio Visceral Games blended fascinating gameplay mechanics with …

Code Vein to Utilize Rescue Multiplayer Feature Similar to Monster Hunter

Details for the previously teased multiplayer features for Code Vein have finally come to light. The vampire game’s creators stated in earlier announcements that the game focuses heavily on its buddy system, a setup wherein a player works closely with an NPC teammate. With these new details now on the table, the new understanding is …

Rainbow Six Siege Details Outbreak Event in New Trailer

Rainbow Six Siege’s Outbreak co-op event is due to begin soon and thus, the last few days have seen Ubisoft release a load of new information about the event (including a new teaser trailer) to increase player anticipation. The new trailer, entitled “Ash’s Briefing,” is a 1:30 CGI clip that furthers the backstory of the …

Rare: Sea of Thieves Map Size Is Linked To The Frequency of Encounters; Ship Numbers per World Might Increase

Talking to Windows Central, though, Rare’s Executive Producer Joe Neate revealed some newsworthy details on how the map size in Sea of Thieves is intrinsically connected to the frequency of encounters with other player ships. In other games, you see developers bolting on new pieces as time goes on, but for us, the world size …

Disney Might Take Star Wars License Away from Electronic Arts

In May 2013, Disney licensed the rights to make Star Wars video games to Electronic Arts, and the company immediately assigned projects based on the franchise to some of its top studios. However, rumors are circulating that Disney is not happy with how Electronic Arts has handled the Star Wars license, and may license the brand out …

Overwatch League Could Charge $60 Million to Create a New Team, Says Report

The first season of the Overwatch League is underway and Blizzard’s latest eSpoorts initiative seems to be a huge success so far, having racked up millions of views in its very first week. In fact, the league is so successful that Blizzard has plans to expand the eSports competition even more in future. Blizzard has …

Elder Scrolls Online Adds Two New Dungeons in Dragon Bones DLC

Several months ago, the video game publisher and developer Bethesda added the Clockwork City DLC to its MMORPG, The Elder Scrolls Online, giving fans access to new mounts, armor sets, and over ten additional hours of story content. Now, the company has decided to unveil the first major update of 2018 for ESO, which adds …

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset for February 13: Nightfall, Heroic Strikes, Flashpoint, and More

Love is once again in the air as Destiny’s Valentine’s Day inspired event is finally live in the Tower. Known as Crimson Days, this new Destiny 2 version brings back the 2v2 Clash playlist from its predecessor. The new round based mode, also introduces a new map called The Burnout, which is a reimagined take …

I Love Deadly Premonition, But The Villains Are A Mess

We recently finished playing Deadly Premonition on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. In Deadly Premonition, FBI detective Francis York Morgan tries to find the murderer behind a series of serial killings in the town of Greenvale. Greenvale is full of colorful residents with daily schedules and humanizing side-stories. Its villains are complicated and human, but once their …