Cult classic horror game Yume Nikki now on Steam

Indie horror hit Yume Nikki landed on Steam yesterday, fourteen years after its initial release. The cult classic’s lauded for its dreamy, surreal environment and non-traditional approach to gameplay.  It’s easy to talk about how bizarre and intriguing Yume Nikki is, but it’s even easier just to tell you to…

Shigesato Itoi interview comic explores the origins of MOTHER

Shigesato Itoi is not what you would call a video game superstar. He broke into the game industry as a copywriter with a question: “What RPG would Steven Spielberg create?” From that question, coupled with his perseverance to bring his vision to life, he created the MOTHER franchise. Sure it’s…

Meltdown, Spectre, cybersecurity and you

You’ve probably heard the terms “Meltdown” and “Spectre” a lot lately. Over the past few days the two security vulnerabilities have been everywhere in the news. Hell, you’re reading about them on a video game website right now, that’s usually a sign that something’s gone too far. There’s a good…

PUBG got 3 million Xbox players before the end of 2017

When it was revealed that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds would make its console debut on Xbox One, it was easy enough to predict incredible sales numbers. The most popular game in the world is coming to a more accessible platform. It doesn’t take much insight to assume that’s the formula for a success…

A reported 7,672 games were released on Steam last year

Steam Spy has been very useful when it comes to gleaning various Steam trends. Whether it’s concurrent or total users for games or total sales, glancing at public information can help a lot of people out when it comes to market research or more consumer-friendly stuff like “does this game…

Japan is getting a sweet Dark Souls Trilogy Box Set

If you were envious of Europe’s Dark Souls trilogy vinyl set, you might explode when you see what’s on the horizon in Japan. (Thankfully, I’m still glowing from today’s news so I’m not too bothered.) Bandai Namco is putting together a Dark Souls Trilogy Box Set for PlayStation 4 featuring…