Capcom’s latest remaster, Resident Evil 0 HD, has sold approximately 800,000 copies, the publisher has announced as part of its latest earnings report [PDF]. The game launched in January this year, and Capcom’s reporting period ended March 31, so this only counts copies sold through then.Details
Serenity and wonder fill my ears when I first open Stellaris. Pulling from the same lived-in future aesthetic of games like Mass Effect, Stellaris opens with an invitation. It wants you to explore, it wants you learn, to unearth secrets your galaxy has held for millennia. As I do, astral outlines and nebulae dot my galactic map. Carved out into large chunks are the cosmos’ remaining empires. The Kalaxenen Order. The Sibulan Core Worlds. The Bruggan Consciousness. And my own nascent superpower–the Reaper Commonwealth.Details
If you’re going to see one movie based on a gaming franchise this year…it probably shouldn’t be this one.
The Angry Birds movie is not funny. It maintains a frantic pace, and it never lets up from desperately wanting you to laugh–there’s hardly a second that goes by without some form of over-the-top slapstick, clumsy pun, or ineffective background visual gag. The themes and juvenile humor are clearly aimed at a very young audience, but some jokes are a little too edgy to recommend for the very young, while none of the ideas have enough bite to register as subversive satire. Angry Birds is instead, an unintentional copy of the mobile game it’s based on: a short, forgettable time-waster.Details
With the launch of Overwatch upon us, we’ve rounded up our essential news and features to help give you a quick rundown on the much-anticipated multiplayer shooter. From our in-depth video series where we interview Blizzard to our multiple pieces covering our thoughts and impressions on the game; here’s everything you need to know.Details
GameSpot Australia is giving away a prize pack featuring The Hateful Eight exclusively to Australian GameSpot readers, thanks to Village Roadshow.Details
Sony will perform regular maintenance on the PlayStation Network next Tuesday, May 24, the company has announced. The maintenance is expected to begin at 9:30 PM PST and run for two hours, ending at 11:30 PM PST. This comes out to 12:30 AM EST to 2:30 AM EST, if you live on the east coast.Details