The Pikabug Is An Important Part Of Pokémon History

In 1998, the world was gripped by Pokémon fever, and Nintendo was in the early stages of promoting this Game Freak creation in Western countries after its runaway success in Japan. As a quirky marketing gimmick, Nintendo decided to customize 20 Volkswagen Beetle cars into “Pikachu Cars” featuring the franchise’s iconic, electric yellow mouse—Pikachu. Now, … Read more

Starfield: Pre-release Leaks and UK Media ‘Blackout’, A Heated Contest Raging in the Gaming World

  The highly anticipated blockbuster, ‘Starfield,’ is facing an unexpected wave of controversies as its launch approaches. A review embargo, meant to be respected, has been broken, and certain UK media outlets have been passed over by Bethesda. What’s the story behind all this? World’s First Starfield Review A YouTuber from Brazil released the world’s … Read more

Unofficial GTA: San Andreas Restaurant Shut Down By Lawyers

Two unofficial pop-up restaurants based on fast food chains that have appeared in past Grand Theft Auto games were planned to open next weekend in San Diego, just in time for Comic-Con. However, that reportedly won’t be happening anymore after Take-Two Interactive, the parent company of Rockstar Games, sent the company behind the restaurants a … Read more

Stardew Valley’s Next Update Includes A New Festival And…Secrets?

The developer threw the community a bone.Image: ConcernedApe Fans of pixel-art farming simulator Stardew Valley just got another tease about what to expect from the upcoming 1.6 update. While we still don’t know when it will release, developer Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone tweeted on July 17 that the patch will include another festival and more dialogue. … Read more

Baldur’s Gate 3 Aims For RPG Fans’ Ultimate Character Creator

Baldur’s Gate 3’s character creator is incredibly expansive. Larian Studios has described it as a tool for players to build their ideal fantasy protagonist, but before it could be that, the Belgian studio needed it to serve a different purpose: filling the RPG’s world with unique, believable civilians. The Week In Games: What’s Releasing Beyond … Read more