To retcon something, for the unware, is when you rewrite the history books to pretend it never happened. In 2015, Sony sold Sony Online Entertainment to the investment firm, Columbus Nova, and the company rebranded itself Daybreak Games, who most recently created H1Z1. Fast forward three years, and as it turns out, Daybreak was never…

Less than a week after The Netherlands started to take action against randomized loot boxes, Belgium has stepped into the ring with an even bigger declaration. The Belgian Gaming Commission has singled out four games with loot boxes: Overwatch, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, FIFA 18, and Star Wars Battlefront 2. According to the commission, the loot…

Path of Exile’s May Flashback Event is just around the corner, from May 5th to May 29th. The event will rotate 11 mods from past leagues. There will be plenty to do – and buy, from microtransactions to mystery boxes. How the event will work is that each area has a random 3 mods that…

Tencent has announced that they will be publishing Fortnite in China, which is kind of hilarious if you think about it, because they also published Fortnite’s biggest competitor, PUBG, in China, as well as leading creation of PUBG Mobile. Not that Tencent publishing anything in China is surprising. They’re behind many of China’s biggest games,…

After spending almost six weeks at 14.99, Scavengers Studio has made Darwin Project free-to-play. While most battle royale games seem dead set on emulating PUBG/Fornite as closely as possible (just take a look at Ring of Elysium), Darwin Project is trying something different. Much like Radical Heights, it takes place in a game show setting…

The Dutch have always been cool – Netherlands just confirmed it, too. According to Eurogamer, they announced this week that loot boxes weren’t cool, specifically, they were addiction-sensitive and caused an “almost-winning” affect. Dutch Gaming Authority analyzed ten games, and though their names weren’t published, reports are saying that the four games that they chose…

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