Pokemon Go Fest 2021 brought in $21m over a span of two days

Pokemon Go Fest 2021 was held last weekend, and it was a success for both players and Niantic.Like last year’s event, Pokemon Go Fest 2021 was held as a virtual event, which was great for millions of Trainers all over the world. Watch on YouTubeWhat was also great, for Niantic...

Genshin Impact Ayaka build, materials, release date, and more

Genshin Impact Ayaka is the new 5 star character introduced in Genshin Impact 2.0.She’s a sword user with Cryo as her element and has the potential to deal significant amounts of damage with the right build. Leveling her and her talents revolves around engaging with Inazuma’s new bosses and gathering...

Actually, I’m excited for an Assassin’s Creed service game

Two weeks ago, the world was introduced to Assassin’s Creed Infinity, a service game that will be set in Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed universe. The internet erupted with the same collective groan around service games: they’re exhausting and there are too many of them. And while that’s certainly true, I’m excited...

Fallout 76 will get custom worlds this September

Fallout 76 is a game where you can play with both strangers and friends — unless you subscribe to Fallout 1st, the subscription service that allows you to vibe in a private world. So far, there haven’t been too many upsides to having a private world, besides the luxury of...

Honey Heist and the legacy of the one-page RPG

There is a bear near the top of Itch.io’s list of physical games. Roughly penned in black ink, it wears a small bowler hat and hides in some too-short grass. Its coal-lump eyes are dark with a deep hunger and an animal’s cunning, at odds with its posh headwear. Since...

Netflix’s games will be mobile-focused and free for subscribers

Netflix is getting into gaming. The company’s new second-quarter shareholders letter seems to confirm reports from last week that the streaming giant is expanding into more interactive entertainment by providing the first real details about its gaming strategy. In the letter, released before its Q2 earnings report on Tuesday, Netflix...