Top News Headlines for April 16, 2014

In today’s episode a very reputable composer in the gaming industry gets let go for no apparent reason and The Last of Us: Remastered and regular The Last of Us have some news for us — let’s hear them out! Here are the top stories we covered: Long time Bungie composer, Martin O’Donnel, was terminated without […]

Trials Fusion Review

In today’s age of broad design intended to reach the widest possible audience, games like Trials Fusion are a precious rarity. Its simple, yet uncompromisingly precise mechanics cater beautifully to staunch perfectionists. But for as technically demanding as it is, it still provides enough character, freedom, and rhythm to entertain on a moment-to-moment basis. Though […]

Top 25 Spider-Man Villains

To kick off IGN’s Spider-Man Month with a bang, we are ranking the top 25 Spider-Man villains of all time. With great power comes great responsibility, and unfortunately for Spidey, that means taking on all manner of crazy bad guys who want to rob a bank, destroy the city, or just straight up murder people. […]

Halo Composer Terminated “Without Cause” from Bungie

UPDATE: A new post published on Bungie’s website, titled “There are those who said this day would never come…”, offers a brief farewell to the 14-year studio veteran. “For more than a decade, Marty O’Donnell filled our worlds with unforgettable sounds and soundtracks, and left an indelible mark on our fans. Today, as friends, we […]

Respawn to Increase Frequency of Titanfall Updates

Respawn Entertainment is vowing to increase the frequency of updates for its multiplayer shooter, Titanfall. A new blog post from Game Director Steve Fukuda stressed that not only will the Titanfall team be “accelerating” updates, but we should expect an increased focus on the “frequency and quality of communication” around said updates with the Titanfall […]

Snoop Dogg DLC Coming to Call of Duty Ghosts

Tired of the normal multiplayer announcer in Call of Duty: Ghosts? Later this month, you’ll be able to swap that voice out for Snoop Dogg’s. Infinity Ward devs wrote Snoop Dogg’s lines, but they left enough room for him to add his own “snoopisms.” Some of our favorites are below. Squad member active. A brother […]

Borderlands 2 The Son of Crawmerax DLC Out Today

All good things must come to an end, and today marks the release of the last of Borderlands 2′s DLC packs. Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock and the Son of Crawmerax comes to PS3, Xbox 360, and PC today, with releases in Europe and Oceania tomorrow. The fifth and final Headhunter DLC, which was announced in February, sees […]

The Future of the Survival Horror Genre

Here’s something fun you can do with your next ten minutes of procrastination time (preferably after the ten you’ve allocated to reading articles on IGN): go onto YouTube and type in any combination of the following keywords: ‘Oculus Rift’, ‘scary’, ‘horror’, ‘funny’, ‘lol’. Alternatively, if you’re some sort of high-flying exec with only five minutes […]

Capcom Investing $78 Million in Research and Development

Capcom has begun constructing its second new research and development building in Osaka, Japan in preparation for the company’s new emphasis on development and digital distribution. Along with their two new buildings, Capcom announced today that part of the $ 78 million plan includes a focus on designing more games internally, so it plans to hire […]

Linda Hamilton Joins Syfy’s Defiance

Syfy announced that the star of The Terminator and T2, Linda Hamilton, will be joining the Season 2 cast of their high-rated drama series, Defiance, in the recurring guest role of Pilar, the mysterious and long-separated wife of Rafe McCawley (Graham Greene). Hamilton, last seen on NBC’s Chuck and Syfy’s own (Canadian acquisition) Lost Girl, […]

Everything We Know About Watch Dogs

Nearly two years after it was revealed to the world, Ubisoft’s hacker-centric open world action game Watch Dogs is finally almost here. Before you step into the shoes of grey hat hacker Aiden Pearce and explore his playground – a semi-fictionalized version of Chicago – take a moment to catch yourself up on all things […]

Grand Theft Auto Online’s Capture Creator is Now Live

Rockstar has announced that Grand Theft Auto Online’s Capture Creator update is now live, allowing its creator community to create customised Capture jobs for others to play. GTA Online players will be able to define the weaponry, location, pick-ups, and many other variables for their own unique Capture jobs. Other players will be able to […]