News continues to pour out of Germany as we enter Day 2 of Gamescom. We got hands-on time with Titanfall and talked to the game's producer. We checked out Dead Rising 3 and were a bit concerned about its frame rate issues. Big Fish shuttered its Vancouver studio and laid off staff at its Seattle HQ. Connecticut Speaker of the House, Brendan Sharkey, thinks developers need to end the "reckless practice" of licensing and marketing real-life firearms in games. And independent publisher Press Select launches to support video game criticism.
- The double jumps, wall-runs and red mist of Titanfall
- Dead Rising 3 preserves series' zaniness, but its frame rate needs work
- Big Fish shutters Vancouver studio, lays off 49 Seattle staff
- Conn. Rep. wants to end the 'nefarious relationship' between game devs and firearm makers
- Press Select launches to publish long-form games criticism