Crossfire X Coming To Consoles In 2020

A console version of Crossfire, the world's most popular shooter, is coming to Xbox One in 2020. Titled Crossfire X, the console version is developed by Smilegate, the same studio behind the 2007 original Crossfire. The original PC version of Crossfire still boasts over 8 million concurrent players, over 650 million registered accounts, and its routinely grosses over $1 billion [...]

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Tencent Is Shutting Down Monster Hunter Online

Long before Monster Hunter World, Tencent and Capcom partnered up to produce the China-only MMORPG Monster Hunter Online. Now that experiment is coming to an end. Built on the CryEngine, Monster Hunter Online first released into open beta in 2015. The game was poorly supported and the launcher required to play the game came loaded with Chinese malware. Despite these [...]

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Roblox Monthly Active Users Now Surpass 90 Million

Robox revealed on April 7th that the casual kid-friendly mini-game platform now has over 90 million monthly active users (MAUs) worldwide. Just to put that figure into context, League of Legends peaked at 100 million monthly active users in 2017 and that figure has declined since, which makes Roblox more popular than League of Legends today. The continued growth of [...]

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Mob Wars: La Cosa Nostra

Mob Wars: La Cosa Nostra is a spin-off of the original Mob Wars, one of the most popular games on Facebook back in 2008. Work your way up from a petty thief to a major crime boss by completing jobs and heists. Publisher: Kano Playerbase: Medium Type: Mobile RPG Release Date: 2009 Pros: +Low system requirements. +Classic Mob Wars gameplay. [...]

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Guild Wars 2 Studio ArenaNet Hit With Layoffs, Projects Under Development Canceled

The 2019 Industry bloodletting continues. Leaks of a massive round of layoffs at ArenaNet were leaked on February 20th and were confirmed by NCSoft which owns ArenaNet, on February 21st. The layoffs are likely due to stalling revenue across NCSoft's PC lineup, and ArenaNet's inability to finish several projects which have been under development for a number of years. The [...]

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The Weekly Raid: Are You Playing Apex Legends?

When PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) launched in 2017 it catapulted the niche Battle Royale genre into the mainstream. Its success was quickly followed by Fortnite which grew so fast that it transcended the video gaming industry and became a cultural phenomena, not unlike Pokemon in the early 1990s. With so much hype around Fortnite and PUBG, it was easy to assume [...]

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Apex Legends

Apex Legends is a battle royale game set in the Titanfall universe. Squads of 3 Players, using characters with unique abilities, land on an island and fight to be the last team standing. Publisher: Electronic Arts Playerbase: High Type: Battle Royale Release Date: February 04, 2019 Pros: +Large, vibrant map. +Variety of weapons & items. +Cosmetics & account levels add [...]

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