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Sea of Thieves' New Volcanic Region Is Difficult And Hilarious

Rare’s online pirate adventure game Sea of Thieves launched into some rough waters, feeling more like a beta than full game. Since then, the developers have worked to make the seas more treacherous and exciting. Last week’s Forsaken Shores content adds an entirely new region packed with dangerous volcanoes and…Read more… Source: Kotaku | Sea …

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The Story Of Chiller, One Very Messed Up Video Game

The old parental and Congressional outrage about video games was always pretty stupid. The belief that video games represented some phantasmagoric nadir for youth culture, the idea that you could encrypt Satanism into a Super Nintendo, none of that held up.Read more… Source: Kotaku | The Story Of Chiller, One Very Messed Up Video Game

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Female Crews Sing Different Sea Shanties

Sea shanties have been a part of the Assassin’s Creed series ever since Black Flag. These lively songs breathe life into lengthy ocean voyages. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey gives you a ship to sail around ancient Greece and a variety of crews. One small detail helps bring their songs to life.Most of the crews you’ll find…Read …

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Rare Character Matchup Punctuates Dominican Street Fighter V Tournament

No matter how many players pick up fighting games as a competitive endeavor, there are always going to be certain character matchups that barely ever come up in tournaments, let alone in the later stages of a major event. Last weekend, Fighting Fest showcased one such matchup during its Street Fighter V finals, a…Read more… …

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The Sims 4 Is Getting A New Career And Terrain Tools (Finally)

In an effort to keep their fans in the loop about upcoming features, The Sims’s development team has started a monthly live stream to talk about the game and sometimes hint at what’s to come. Their very first livestream was a doozy: they introduced a new career and terrain editing tools, both coming in a …

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The Street Fighter V Rivals With Dramatic Handshakes

While post-match handshakes have become commonplace in the fighting game community, they rarely come laden with dense layers of history. Japanese competitors Naoki “Nemo” Nemoto and Hiromiki “Itabashi Zangief” Kumada have turned these brief moments of sportsmanship into yet another opportunity for showcasing their…Read more… Source: Kotaku | The Street Fighter V Rivals With Dramatic Handshakes

Speedrunner Achieves 'Impossible' Super Mario Bros. Record Time

The original Super Mario Bros. is tightly optimized, as far as speedruns go. Runners have been shaving off milliseconds using highly-skilled play and glitches, all in the hopes of someday reaching a theoretically perfect run. Previously, this was only achievable using special programs, but last night, a runner did…Read more… Source: Kotaku | Speedrunner Achieves …

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