IGN the biggest video games website has seemingly let go its Editor in Chief,  Steve Butts after an investigation for alleged misconduct in the workplace. Kotaku received a statement from IGN saying, IGN initiated an investigation into alleged misconduct involving Steve Butts. As a result of the investigation, the Company has appropriately determined…
Earlier this week, it has been confirmed that Masaya Nakamura, the founder of the gaming company Namco has passed away at the age of 91. The company, which became famous for it's various franchises such as Tekken, Ridge Racer and Pac Man, who Masaya Nakamura himself helped to create, was…
Following the release of a Disney earnings report earlier today, it has been officially announced by the Senior VP and GM of Disney Infinity, John Blackburn, that their toy based sandbox game will be discontinued by the end of June. Avalanche Software, the studio behind Disney Infinity, is also being…
According to internal emails acquired by GamesBeat, it has been discovered that the ESL have cut ties with Team YP, the eSports organisation sponsored by adult entertainment website, YouPorn. Apparently, if these emails are to be believed, the ESL is enacting a new rule with potential teams wishing to compete…
With multiple credible outlets releasing stories about specs and internal documents provided to developers about the PlayStation 4 NEO, I think it is safe to say that some form of an upgraded PS4 is coming in the near future. Whether it is the NEO, the PS4.5 or the PS4K, it…
The creators behind The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, Minecraft, Tales from the Borderlands and the upcoming Batman have turned their hand to publishing, revealed with a brand spanking new Twitter Profile: Telltale Publishing. Two tweets have been sent out teasing a horror/survival project, far darker than what we would normally expect from…
First Kojima departed the company, then we lost Silent Hills and now Konami have dropped this bombshell. According to French site; Gameblog, the publication best known for the Metal Gear and the Silent Hill series has decided to halt production for all major AAA game production with the exception of…
In some incredibly depressing news, Nintendo of Japan has announced that Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, has passed away aged 55 due to a bile duct growth. While it was known that Mr Iwata had been ill for a while and had to miss this year's E3, it was never…
Good Old Games have gone back on their decision to use regional pricing on certain titles. Announced last month, GOG wanted to use regional pricing to allow them to stock more recent titles from big name publishers. GOG detailed the reversal through their news feed, stating "we make mistakes. We…
In January I reported that Secret World developer Funcom were under financial scrutiny by the Norwegian government over trader infringement. Since then little has been released about the Økokrim's raid on their headquarters and the results of the investigation. Thankfully Funcom CEO Ole Schreiner has shed some light on the situation. Speaking…