EA announces that The Sims 4 DLC is about to become a lot more expensive. The publisher of the popular simulation series details several factors that have led to a price increase for the DLC in certain markets.
Lizard Hazard Games announces the Your Royal Gayness release date. The game, which has been described as a gay fairy tale parody, also gets a brand new gameplay trailer detailing what players will get up to when the whimsical title launches.
Your Royal Gayness‘ release follows a successful crowdfunding campaign last year. The game raised over $7,000 on Kickstarter.
Quantic Dream responds to allegations of it being a toxic workplace. Several separate reports published by French media allege that the French developer maintains a toxic workplace of homophobia, racism, and sexual misconduct.
Quantic Dream is the developer behind games such as Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls and the upcoming PS4 exclusive Detroit: Become Human.
The Sims 4 Laundry Day Stuff pack is officially announced with a brand new trailer. The forthcoming DLC pack will introduce several gameplay features that have been designed with feedback and input from The Sims 4 fans.
CocoBear reveals that its gay social RPG Gaydorado will be released on mobile devices later this month. The game promises gay romance gameplay and narratives as well as player versus player (PvP) combat and social features.
The games industry diversity problem is worse than you expected as new data revealed by the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) highlights that there is a lot more that needs to be done.
It seems that although there is significant support for more diversity in the games industry, many companies have yet to follow through.
2K Games is criticized over the portrayal of a First Nation chief in Civilization 6: Rise and Fall. Poundmaker Cree Nation Headman Milton Tootoosis says that the way that Chief Poundmaker is included in the game is at odds with Cree Nation values.
This is not the first time that Civilization 6 has caused controversy. The announcement of Queen Seondeok was also met with some backlash from players.
EA reveals when the next Sims 4 DLC pack will arrive on PS4 and Xbox One. Those playing the popular simulation game on consoles can expect major new gameplay features and decorative items later this month.
In December, The Sims 4 for PS4 and Xbox One added the Luxury Party Stuff and Cool Kitchen Stuff packs, introducing several new items of clothing, ways to prepare food, and more.
In its annual Year in Search report, Google reveals that McHanzo was the most searched for Overwatch ship in 2017. McHanzo is the romantic pairing of Japanese archer Hanzo Shimada and American gunslinger Jesse McCree.
2017 was an absolutely stellar year for games with female protagonists. PS4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn made female lead Aloy a certified PlayStation icon and ambitious adventure game Uncharted: The Lost Legacy had us all hoping that the future of the Uncharted franchise is female. The surprise success of Nier: Automata and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice also stood out this year.
2018 also promises a number of games with female protagonists, ranging from blockbuster epics to charming indies. An impressive amount of games feature women and girls in lead roles this year and we’ve chosen 30 titles that you should be excited for.