Twitch says US Army’s fake giveaways violated its rules

We learned last week that the US Army’s Twitch stream was being trolled by viewers who, instead of focusing on the games or players—the Army has its own esports team—insisted on asking about war crimes. The pointed questions put a spotlight on the dubious (some would say extraordinarily unethical) practice of seeking out recruits from […]

Aquaman villain Black Manta is now a Fortnite skin

(Image credit: Epic Games) Just in time for Fortnite’s Aquaman skin, the underwater superhero’s archnemesis, the Black Manta, has also arrived in Fortnite as a new skin. You’ll have to complete the Aquaman challenges to get Jason Momoa’s...

Summer Game Fest returns next week with a new developer showcase

Summer Game Fest, the online videogame showcase that never ends (it just goes on and on, my friends), will return next week with a new show curated by Geoff Keighley and the Day of the Devs team. The event will feature world-first reveals from iam8bit, Panic, MWM...

Rainbow Six Siege’s next patch could finally make Oryx good

Rainbow Six Siege’s latest Technical Test Server is trying out dramatic changes for Oryx, Gridlock, and Fuze aimed at making them more fun to play. The new balancing shifts aren’t guaranteed to make it to the live build, but tests like this are typically good...

Surgeon Simulator 2 gets a release date and a bonkers new trailer

Bossa Studios announced today that Surgeon Simulator 2, the game that grew from a one-joke novelty into an entire platform, will launch on the Epic Games Store on August 27. The studio also dropped a new trailer showcasing the game’s Bossa Labs Creation Mode,...