Elder Scrolls Online Creative Director Quits, Joins Gearbox

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As Elder Scrolls Online enters the console market, they hit a few bumps in the road. Creative Director of ESO: Tamriel Unlimited, Paul Sage, has quit the company, and begun working at Gearbox Software as a Creative Director for an unknown project. Sage is being replaced by Rich Lambert, who was the Lead Content Designer for ESO.

“We can confirm that Paul left ZOS after the launch of ESOTU on console,” said an official Admin on the official Elder Scrolls Online forum, “He, along with rest of the team, are very happy with how the game is doing and we wish him the best in his future endeavors. ESOTU continues to be in great hands with Game Director, Matt Firor and new Creative Director, Rich Lambert, overseeing development.”

Back in April, The Elder Scrolls Online lost lead gameplay designer Nicholas Konkle to League of Legends developer Riot Games.


New Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Game Announced

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Nintendo has announced that there would be a new Pokemon Mystery Dungeon game, Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon. The popular Pokemon spin-off series has sold over 13 million copies, with 9 games across 4 platforms. Continue reading “New Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Game Announced”

Unreal Engine 4 and Source 2 Engine Are Free To Use

SteamWord came this week that two video game engines will become free to use. Firstly, the Unreal 4 Engine was announced that it will be free to use, with a percent of profits. Then, Valve showed of the Source 2 Engine at the Game Developers Conference and told us that using the new engine would be free, barring royalty costs. Continue reading “Unreal Engine 4 and Source 2 Engine Are Free To Use”

EA Shuts Down Maxis


Yesterday, on March 4th 2015, it was announced that EA will be shutting down Maxis Studio. Maxis, known for the Sims, SimCity, Spore, and other simulation games, recently developed the poorly received SimCity (2013) and Sims 4. Both of their latest titles were hit hard by fans for a lack of content. Continue reading “EA Shuts Down Maxis”

Kojima Says The Phantom Pain Will Be Last Metal Gear Solid

Phantomp PainEarlier this week, Hideo Kojima had a video interview with IGN.com on the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Kojima told IGN that this was going to be the last Metal Gear Solid game. Continue reading “Kojima Says The Phantom Pain Will Be Last Metal Gear Solid”

Sony Online Entertainment Sold; Renamed Daybreak Game Company

Sony announced today that Sony Online Entertainment has been sold to private investment firm Columbus Nova. With the acquisition, Columbus Nova has changed the name Sony Online Entertainment to Daybreak Game Company. Known for online games such as Planetside and the EverQuest series, SOE was working on a Free-to-Play, sandbox, Zombie-survival game called H1Z1. Continue reading “Sony Online Entertainment Sold; Renamed Daybreak Game Company”

New Details Revealed For Xenoblade Chronicles X


Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu recently published an issue featuring 10 pages on Xenoblade Chronicles X. The magazine, according to translators, showed many new details on the upcoming RPG for Wii U, including the ability to customize the player character. Players can choose skin color, hairstyle, eye color, and more. Players can also choose the voice for the player avatar from many different voice actors that will be announced later. Continue reading “New Details Revealed For Xenoblade Chronicles X”