Marvel Not Planning MCU-Esque Connected Universe for Games

Image: Push Square Marvel, fresh from dominating theatres, is expanding its output of video games – led, of course, by Sony’s own Spider-Man and Wolverine adaptations. With a new Iron Man announced earlier this week, as well other in-development projects like Amy Hennig’s Captain America and Black Panther, many are pondering whether these titles could … Read more

Video Game YouTuber Dunkey Launches His Own Indie Publishing Company

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube YouTuber Jason ‘Dunkey’ Gastrow has announced his very own indie game publishing company called Bigmode. In a five-minute upload on his YouTube channel, Gastrow explained how he felt he had been sitting on the sidelines for too long, waiting for “great games to appear” and now wanted to leave … Read more

Yacht Club’s New Game Engine Is Powering An Unannounced 3D Project

Image: Nintendo We’ve heard before about the Shovel Knight developer Yacht Club Games working on a “new 3D project” and now it seems to have come up again during an interview Ars Technica. Yacht Club’s game designer Alec Faulkner has revealed how the Mina the Hollower engine is also powering a new “unannounced 3D game”: … Read more

Ubisoft Issues Strong Response to Embargo Breaking YouTuber

Update: Ubisoft has issued a statement aimed at the YouTuber who broke embargoes on an alter-ego’s Twitter account before being caught. Dan Allen Gaming masqueraded as the TheRealInsider on social media, leaking sensitive information he’d been privy to as part of his YouTube channel. A lot of this information was embargoed, and was not meant … Read more

Overwatch 2 Lead Hero Designer Geoff Goodman Departs Blizzard

Geoff Goodman, the lead hero designer for the massive and iconic cast of characters in Overwatch and the upcoming Overwatch 2, has left Blizzard. The company confirmed the departure in a statement to PC Gamer. The specifics remain unclear, but a Blizzard spokesperson said that Goodman “made the decision to leave Blizzard earlier this year”. … Read more

Random: Miyamoto Had Some Sage Advice On Game Industry Success In 1989

Image: Nintendo Shigeru Miyamoto is probably the most recognizable name in the game industry today. He’s essentially the “father” of Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong, and Pikmin — the latter of which he thoroughly enjoyed representing in last week’s Nintendo Direct. But even back in the NES days, Miyamoto was full of sage advice, as revealed … Read more

Random: YouTuber Exposed As Embargo Breaking Video Game Insider

Video game “insider” culture has exploded in recent years. With the industry increasingly secretive, enthusiasts have turned their attention to rumourmongers, who tease them with tidbits of information on upcoming games. This presents a huge challenge for sites like ours: a lot of the intel is dubious at best, but with fans clinging to every … Read more

Ex-PlayStation Boss Shawn Layden Lands New Job at Tencent

Image: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Tencent PlayStation has had its fair share of corporate shake-ups in the last few years, with a few executives climbing the ladder, switching focus, or jumping ship. Shawn Layden left the company in 2019, much to the dismay of industry enthusiasts. What he’s been up to in the meantime has been less in … Read more