THQ Nordic Announces Updates for Saint’s Row, Dead Island 2 and TimeSplitters

THQ Nordic has announced that a new Saint’s Row game is “deep in development”, Homefront: The Revolution studio Dambuster is now working on Dead Island 2 and that it has hired TimeSplitters co-creator Steve Ellis to “plot the future course” of the TimeSplitters franchise. In the ‘Looking Ahead’ section of THQ Nordic’s latest financial report, CEO Lars Wingefors covered the company’s ongoing projects from some of its many, many studios. The first full Saint’s Row game since 2013 is being made by creator Volition, and is “deep in development”. It’s a welcome return to the series after the slightly less well-received Agents of Mayhem. Read the full article…

Borderlands 3: All of Our Exclusive New Gameplay and Info

Our IGN First game for August is Borderlands 3. Think of it like a magazine cover story – except on the Internet! That means we’ve editorially chosen to spotlight Gearbox’s long-awaited sequel all month long. Bookmark this page, and check back regularly for 2-3 new features each week! Here’s everything we’ve done so far: The First 14 Minutes of Borderlands 3 5 of the Craziest New Guns in Borderlands 3 A Detailed Tour of Your Sanctuary Ship A Look at All of Borderlands 3’s Weapon Manufacturers Click on the image above to read the article and see the short videos on each weapon manufacturer. Read the full article…

Multiple Sexual Misconduct Allegations Rock the Fighting Game Community Following Evo 2019

The fighting game community is reeling today after several accusations of sexual misconduct were made against different prominent members of the community. Several Allegations Regarding Sexual Misconduct Have Come to Light The allegations began last night when Super Smash Bros. Ultimate player Davon “Promaelia” Crawley published a confession on Twitter. Crawley admitted to two separate occasions of violating “the personal boundaries of two adults through uninvited sexual contact” while intoxicated under the effects of alcohol. “There was never any retribution, but sexual assault doesn’t just vanish from people’s minds,” Crawley wrote. “Especially from the minds of the people who see me every week, who knew that every month something new popped up on the timeline while I remained unaffected – it could only go unaddressed for so long.” Read the full article…