Frost is a Deck-Building Game Almost 10 Years in the Making

Frost is a game about groups of wanderers on a planet where a permanent freezing storm restlessly revolves around the world. I got this core idea a while ago, circa 2010. At that time, I was working with a partner and we were looking for fresh game concepts. My initial idea was for a game in which you would pilot an ornithopter, inspired by the “Dune” saga, on a frozen world, rescuing stranded people. There were many issues with this concept, so I let it rest. Later, I thought this overarching universe was worth a game, so I started brainstorming…

Minecraft Beta Guide and FAQs

Since it kicked off in 2017, the Minecraft Beta has been one of the Xbox Insider Program’s most active playtests, and we’ve created this resource to assist with joining or leaving. NOTE: To participate in the Minecraft Beta on Xbox One or Windows 10, you must own Minecraft. If you don’t own Minecraft, joining the Minecraft Beta will redirect you to the Store page where you can purchase the game. NOTE: You won’t have access to Realms while previewing a Minecraft Beta update. To join the Minecraft Beta: On Xbox One or a Windows 10 PC, sign in and launch…

The Road to Battlefield V Starts with Free Expansions and In-game Rewards

At DICE, it’s currently all hands-on deck for the launch of Battlefield V on October 19. However, we’re not forgetting our Battlefield veterans and have planned ongoing giveaways as well as plenty of award opportunities this summer for our current players. We’ve called all the above the Road to Battlefield V. The road’s foundation is built on opportunities to grab expansions from both Battlefield 1 and Battlefield 4. Battlefield 1 players can also earn gear for later use in Battlefield V, such as exclusive paratrooper gear and weapon skins. More than 20 maps worth of free content The anticipation for…

Darksiders III Update: First Look at Fury’s Flame Form

We unveiled Darksiders III more than a year ago. We did it quite early in our production cycle as our fanbase was desperate for news after we set the stage with the remasters of Darksiders and Darksiders II. And if we’re honest, the teams at THQ Nordic and Gunfire were desperate to show off Fury – the third of the Four Horsemen! We couldn’t wait to hear what people thought about our main character in our combat-focused action-adventure.

The Gears Pro Circuit and Halo Championship Series Unite July 13-15

This weekend, two of Xbox’s most legendary franchises converge in New Orleans for a unique, crossover esports event. From Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15 at the New Orleans Convention Center, Major League Gaming (MLG), The Coalition and 343 Industries will host simultaneous standalone tournaments for the Gears Pro Circuit and Halo Championship Series, where the best players from both franchises compete for separate, $250,000 prize pools. Featuring hundreds of players, two main stages, multiple feature stations and two open brackets, the joint tournament is sure to feature non-stop spectacle for fans of both franchises. The competition kicks of…

An open letter to my liberal friends

I have friends all over the political spectrum. Some of my friends have other of my friends on blocklists. I’ve seen the most antagonistic yelling between people I know on twitter many a time. I recently sat and chatted to an older friend who said stuff that would make my more liberal friends spontaneously combust […]