Sea of Thieves’ next update, to mark the game’s 12-month anniversary, has something cool: a series of quests that you can tackle solo. It’ll be out April 30.
Jama Jurabaev is a senior concept artist at Lucasfilm, and has recently worked on movies like Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Ready Player One and The Crimes of Grindelwald.
For decades, cosplay conventions have followed the same basic formula: everyone goes to a hotel or convention centre, they meet up, they take photos, they party after then they go home. As cosplay grows in size and scope, though, some cosplayers are finding that the same ol’ same ol’ just isn’t enough anymore.
To celebrate the company’s 50th birthday, Konami is releasing a set of bundles called the Anniversary Collections, which will round up a ton of games from Castlevania, Contra and the company’s arcade past.
Song Nan Li is a concept artist from China working in the games business.
With a new Dune movie on the way, it’s time to start digging up the property’s old tie-ins, and there’s no better place to start than the critically-acclaimed—and long out of print—board game.
Fallas Week is held every March in the Spanish city of Valencia, and involves locals building huge displays of prominent and historical figures which are adored, awarded prizes and then burned to the ground.
It’s been in development for a few years now, but we’ve finally got our first proper look at System Shock 3—which sees the return of Warren Spector to the series—at this year’s Game Developers Conference.
The Emerald City Comic Con, held in Seattle, draws around 100,000 visitors each year, and many of them are cosplayers. Here are some of our favourites from 2019's show.
Alexander Sköld is a freelance concept artist and illustrator from Sweden.
This is Towers, a prototype/demo made by a small team of developers, including some of the same folks behind Hawken. It looks a lot like Ico cosplaying as Monster Hunter.
I really enjoyed grand strategy game Hearts of Iron IV at release, but one thing that sucked was the way navies worked, which was boring and not fun and made using some of the game’s biggest powers a massive pain in the ass.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time is one of the quintessential singleplayer video game experiences. But now, thanks to the work of some modders, it can also be played with another Link there to fight alongside you.
Tomasz Jedruszek is an illustrator from Poland who has done a ton of work for stuff like Magic cards, Warhammer 40K, board games and video games.
These days, Visual Concepts are best known as the studio behind the NBA 2K series. But at the turn of the millennium they were making a demo game for the Dreamcast that, as rough as it looked, was very much ahead of its time.
Danalyn Reyes is a 2D artist based in Dubai who has worked in board games, animation and video games.
The Indian state of Gujarat recently banned children from playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, after local authorities decided the shooter was to blame for an upswing in “violent traits” among local kids.
Sean Evans is an artist who used to work at Rockstar, and is based in San Diego.