SAG-AFTRA Unveils New Video Game Agreement for Indie Devs

New Tiered Agreement Opens Up Possibilities for Game Developers and Performers LOS ANGELES (Feb. 7, 2024) – SAG-AFTRA…

Overwatch 2 Season 9 Info Released

February 13 kicks off the 9th season for Overwatch 2 with a whole lot to offer.…

New Blizzard Entertainment President Named Today

In the wake of a merger with Microsoft, the departure of CEO Bobby Kotick & president…

Future Of Overwatch Esports Revealed

With the Overwatch League coming to an end in 2023, a new approach to Overwatch competition…

SAG-AFTRA and Replica Studios Introduce Groundbreaking AI Voice Agreement at CES

Australia and Los Angeles — January 9, 2024 — Replica Studios (Replica), an artificial intelligence (AI) voice…

GTA 6 Trailer Drops One Day Early

After a much anticipated announcement, last week, that was also parodied by other game companies immediately,…

MK1 – Peacemaker vs Quan Chi Dialogue

A first look at Peacemaker voiced by John Cena in MK1.

NEW ONLINE GAMES COMING OUT IN 2023

2023 is a year filled with highly anticipated games. We have seen big names like One…

Overwatch 2 Announces “Season 7: Rise Of Darkness”

Season 7 of Overwatch 2 has been announced by Blizzard Entertainment. This season looks to be…

SAG • AFTRA and Video Game Employers Statement on Interactive Media Agreement

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 28, 2023) – SAG-AFTRA and video game employers concluded scheduled negotiations for the Interactive Media…

SAG • AFTRA Members Approve Video Game Strike Authorization Vote with 98.32% Yes Vote

Members Signal Their Determination to Reach a Deal, as the Union Prepares to Resume Negotiations With…

SAG • AFTRA NATIONAL BOARD VOTES UNANIMOUSLY TO SEND INTERACTIVE MEDIA (VIDEO GAME) STRIKE AUTHORIZATION VOTE TO MEMBERS

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 1, 2023) – SAG-AFTRA’s National Board has voted unanimously to send a strike authorization…

Piko Arcade Collection 1 (Evercade) Review

The latest release for the Evercade retro gaming cartridge systems (both handheld and console) is the…

Atari 2600+ Console Announced; Shipping November 2023

PLAION and Atari, one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands, today announced the Atari 2600+,…

FAN EXPO CANADA ANNOUNCES 2023 PROGRAMMING AND SCHEDULE

Programming highlights include: the Cosplay Craftsmanship Showcase, Barbie and Pokemon theme days, Live Podcast Recordings, and…

New Overwatch 2 Support Hero Illari Revealed

On top of the “Invasion” event beginning today in Overwatch 2, a new hero was added…

Full Trailer For Overwatch 2 “Invasion” Event Released

Blizzard Entertainment has released a full trailer for Overwatch 2’s “Invasion” event. We get a look…

New Looks At Overwatch 2 “Invasion”

Blizzard has released two new videos for their “Invasion” game mode for Overwatch 2, coming August…

Ray’Z Arcade Chronology (Switch) Review – Old school shooter action in the palm of your hands

The Ray’Z Aracade Chronology includes all three games of the Taito classic arcade “Ray Trilogy”; RayForce…

Blizzard/Diablo IV Activation at SDCC 2023

First Comics News took a trip into Sanctuary as the Daughter of Hatred, Lilith, made her…

Interview With Stern Pinball President Seth Davis

First Comics News had the opportunity to interview Stern Pinball President and CEO Seth Davis at…

GORE AND GRUESOME FUN WITH “THE ART OF DEAD ISLAND 2”

I Love HELL-A! MILWAUKIE, Ore., (July, 28 2023)—Dark Horse Books, Deep Silver, and Dambuster Studios proudly present The…

Telltale is back! The Expanse: A Telltale Series launches today

LOS ANGELES – THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2023 – ‘Archer’s Paradox’, the first episode of The Expanse: A Telltale Series,…

The Largest Content Drop in History on Xbox, Antstream Arcade launches on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One today!

Antstream Arcade Ltd, the world’s largest collection of officially licensed retro games, announces its launch on…

Announcing Super Pocket handheld systems featuring Capcom and Taito editions

HyperMechTech today announced the launch of a new line of portable video game devices to bring…

Neopets Making A Big Presence At San Diego Comic-Con

Neopets, the original virtual pet site that galvanized a generation of online gamers, is about to…

Calling all Arcade Enthusiasts: Operation Ray begins! RayStorm x RayCrisis HD coming June 30 for PS4 and Switch

The highly anticipated TAITO arcade classic, RayStorm x RayCrisis HD Collection will be released both physically…

“The Last of Us” Coming to Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights dares guests to survive “The Last of Us” as Naughty Dog and PlayStation’s…

Twisted Metal shows off Sweet Tooth in new clip from Peacock series

It is almost unbelievable to me that in the year 2023 we are getting a Twisted…

Remastered FPS “Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition” Rejoins The H.U.N.T. July 31

Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition, the definitive release of the cult classic FPS by original…

AEW: Fight Forever (Xbox/PS/Switch) offers double Matt Hardy preorder bonus

It has been announced that console gamers who pre-order AEW: Fight Forever will expand their in-game,…

TRANSFORMERS: TACTICAL ARENA Rolls Out as a Free-to-Play Game on the App Store Today 

Prepare for battle! The real-time PvP strategy game is launching exclusively on the App Store for…

The Top 5 Franchises of Video Games Based on Marvelous Comic Book Series

Action Comics #23, published in the spring of 1940, alluded to the media in print as…

MomoCon 2023 Unleashes Downright Fierce Esports Tournaments, Tabletop Activities Next Week 

Featuring Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tourney, 12-person Mario Kart 8 Deluxe free-for-all race, 100+ free play PC area, more ATLANTA,…

VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT AND BLACKSTONE PUBLISHING ANNOUNCE INAGUARAL TITLES AND AUTHORS FOR JOINT NOVEL VENTURE

April 26th, 2023 — SEATTLE, WA and NEW YORK, NY: Green Ronin Publishing announced today that it…

Overwatch League Opening Week Details Announced

The Overwatch League returns for its sixth season starting next week. This week the league announced…

A Tour Through Super Nintendo World

This past week First Comics News was able to get a sneak preview of the all…

New Format Announced for Overwatch League 2023 Season

Today the Overwatch League announced their new format for the upcoming 2023 season. Among the biggest…

A Look At Super Nintendo World’s Power-Up Bands

Super Nintendo World opens at Universal Studios Hollywood on Friday, February 17, so let’s take a…

Sneak Preview of Super Nintendo World

Super Nintendo World, the innovative, immersive and highly-anticipated themed land officially opens at Universal Studios Hollywood…

Gameplay Revealed For Overwatch 2 Character Ramattra

First revealed at the Overwatch League Grand Finals, Ramattra was shown to be a new tank…

Soccer Story (Xbox, Switch, PS) Preview

It’s been a year since The Calamity™ tore apart the very foundations of soccer as we…

Sword of the Vagrant (Xbox, PS4, Switch, PC) Preview

Sword of the Vagrant is a side-scrolling action game that reminds me very much of the…

Gungrave G.O.R.E. (Xbox Gamepass) Review

Gungrave G.O.R.E. is the latest game is the series which started way back in 2002 on…

New Overwatch 2 Details and Hero Announced

With Overwatch 2 just around the corner, Blizzard Entertainment had released some details of what to…

Is Science Fiction More Commercial than Mythology?

People have always been fascinated by concepts that are not easy to understand. Myths about warriors…

Matthew Lillard Interview From SDCC 2022

First Comics New took part in a roundtable interview with Matthew Lillard for the upcoming Warner…

WB Multiversus Interviews From SDCC 2022

First Comics News took part in a roundtable interview with Warner Bros Multiversus Director Tony Huynh…

Tara Strong Interview From SDCC 2022

First Comics News took part in a roundtable interview with voice actress Tara Strong during San…

Overwatch 2 Early Access Date Announced

After the initial beta on PC, along with the early build used for its league, the…

Universal Studios Reveals Signature Ride For Super Nintendo World

When “Mario Kart: Bowser’s Challenge” opens in Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood in early…

First Overwatch 2 Hero Officially Announced

The first new addition to the heroes of Overwatch for the upcoming sequel has officially been…

Super Nintendo World Set To Open In 2023

It’s official! Super Nintendo World, the innovative, immersive and highly-anticipated themed land, will open at Universal…

“Multiverse of Madness” Teaser and Poster Released

“The Multiverse is a concept about which we know frighteningly little.” Watch the official teaser for…

Major Update Brings Hardcore Mode and More to VR Adventure Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Tempestfall

Carbon Studio unlocks hardcore mode today for its recently released VR Adventure in a new update…

Asteroids: Recharged Explodes onto Switch, PlayStation, Xbox, PC, VCS Today

Asteroids: Recharged, the modern co-op revival of the definitive arcade shooter from Atari, made in collaboration…

Halo Infinite (Xbox) Review – 343i does the impossible

It is no secret that Halo Infinite was a huge game for Microsoft and the Xbox…

Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space – Remastered and out now for Switch, Xbox and PS

Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space is a remastered version of Telltale’s second season of…

STAR TREK: RESURGENCE

Star Trek: Resurgence is an interactive narrative video game that tells an original story set in…

Cotton 100% (Switch) Review

Cotton 100% was originally released back in 1994 in Japan and is finally making it’s way…

Gleylancer (Xbox) Review – Shooting like it is 1992

Gleylancer is one of those early 90’s SHUMPs that we used to read about in the…

Crisis Wing (Xbox) Review – Shooting action to please the most hardcore of SHUMP fans

I have been a lifelong fan of SHUMPS ever since I played 1943 in the arcade…

Gleylancer – 1992 Classic Golden Age SHUMP Returns

In the year 2025, a war breaks out between humans and a hostile alien race. Lucia’s…

Atari Reveals Three New Games in Recharged Series, Black Widow Coming Oct. 28

Atari brings back the hunt for the high score starting today as the long-standing game publisher…

Overwatch 2021 Summer Games Event Underway

With certain Summer Games getting ready to start in our world, Blizzard has begun their own…

Hello Puppets: Midnight Show (PC) Let’s Play Video

“Hello Puppets: Midnight Show” is a stealth horror adventure set in the 1980s on the set…

Overwatch “Deadlock Challenge” Now Underway

Overwatch has issued the “Deadlock Challenge” to its players. Revolving around the character Ashe, players can…

Wingspan – a relaxing, award-winning strategy card game out now for XBox

Attract 170 unique birds to your network of wildlife preserves. Play local, online, and cross-platform multiplayer…

Hello Puppets: Midnight Show may be the next big streaming horror game

Escape the horror puppet show in Hello Puppets: Midnight Show, a new game by Otherworld Interactive…

Mushihimesama Spreads its Wings on Nintendo Switch Today

Mushihimesama , the beautifully detailed fantasy bullet hell shooter from genre masters CAVE Interactive Co., Ltd and publisher Live Wire ,…

Nintendo reveals Metroid, Zelda and Mario (Party) games during it’s Nintendo Direct Presentation for E3 2021

During its nearly 40-minute E3 2021 Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo spotlighted a wide variety of new…

Overwatch Fifth Anniversary Event Underway

2021 marks the fifth anniversary of the hero shooter Overwatch, and the are going to be…

LEGENDARY COMIC ARTIST NEAL ADAMS PARTNERS WITH VORTO GAMING FOR EXCLUSIVE COMIC & NFT COLLECTION

The DC Comics and Marvel icon behind Batman, Green Lantern and others will create a bespoke…

MGM AND PLAY.WORKS DEBUT PINK PANTHER TIME TRAVELER GAME ON CONNECTED TELEVISION DEVICES

Game Will be First of Three Games Based on the Iconic Pink Panther May 17, 2021-…

Jeff Kaplan Leaving Blizzard Entertainment

After 19 years at Blizzard Entertainment, Jeff Kaplan will be leaving the company. Kaplan helped design…

SHADOW MAN: REMASTERED VIDEO GAME ON SALE NOW FOR PC

April 15th, 2021 – Return to the Deadside in SHADOW MAN: REMASTERED, on sale now for PC…

Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins – Launch Trailer

The terrifying Weeping Angels are back with a vengeance. Solve the mystery before it’s too late!…

Overwatch “PachiMari Challenge” Has Begun

A new challenge awaits Overwatch players. This time it involves the loveable half-onion, half-octocpus known as…

Overwatch “Year Of The Ox” Event Has Begun

Every year Overwatch has had a Lunar New year event, this year is no different. This…

Overwatch League 2021 Season Update

Overwatch Esports VP Jon Spector provided an update to the upcoming 2021 season of the Overwatch…

Overwatch “Kanezaka Challenge” Now Underway

Overwatch is celebrating its newest “deathmatch” map with a challenge to unlock new icons, sprays, and…

Overwatch “Winter Wonderland” Event Now Underway

With 2020 coming to an end, it is now time to…chill. To help, Overwatch has begun…

Midway Games Documentary “Insert Coin” Released

Available today via Alamo Drafthouse’s Alamo On Demand Digital Release, Insert Coin takes viewers back to…

Overwatch Halloween Terror Event Now Underway

You won’t have to wait for a full moon to rise, Blizzard Entertainment’s “Overwatch Halloween Terror”…

2020 Overwatch League Champions Crowned

After a season of many adjustments, the Overwatch League has crowned its 2020 champions. The San…

Overwatch League 2020 MVP Announced

With the 2020 Overwatch League season nearing it’s end, the league has announced their MVP. The…

DC Fandome Video Reveals

DC had a lot to talk about today at the first part of their “Fandome” event.…

“INDIE GAMES” ART BOOK FROM ABLAZE AVAILABLE NOW!

Explore the Origins of Minecraft, Journey, Limbo, Dead Cells, The Banner Saga, Firewatch & more AUGUST…

Overwatch 2020 “Summer Games” Event Now Underway

The Olympics may not be happening this year, but Overwatch carries on with their annual Summer…

Overwatch League 2020 Playoff Format Announced

The Overwatch League has announced their format for the 2020 postseason. The league was forced to…

Overwatch “Maestro Challenge” Now Live

Blizzard Entertainment has issued a new challenge to players, this time with their sophisticated eccentric astrophysicist…

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time | PS4 trailer

 It’s About Time ⏰ for a brand-wumping new #CrashBandicoot game! ???? Crash fourward into a…

WUMPA HERE IT IS – A BRAND-NEW CRASH BANDICOOT GAME – CRASH BANDICOOT 4: IT’S ABOUT TIME REVEALED TODAY

he Long-Awaited Sequel to Crash Bandicoot™: Warped Arrives Just N.Time Fur Fall! SANTA MONICA, Calif. –…

Overwatch League 2019 MVP Skin Revelaed

The Overwatch League has revealed their legendary skin for the league’s 2019 MVP Sinatraa, formerly of…

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath – Terminator vs. RoboCop (Round 2)

Two 80’s cyborgs enter, one leaves. Choose a side. It’s the rematch of the century! Play…

Overwatch 2020 Anniversary Event Now Underway

This week marks the fourth year of Blizzard Entertainment’s hero shooter Overwatch, which brings with it their…

The King of Fighters ALLSTAR x WWE Cinematic Trailer

WWE and The King of Fighters have been entertaining people around the world for decades, so…

Super Mega Baseball 3 (XBox One) Launch Day Lets Play Video Review

Super Mega Baseball returns with its third release of the series and boy has it shown…

Super Mega Baseball 3 Launches Today for Xbox, PS4, Switch & Steam

Today Metalhead Software launches the highly-anticipated baseball game Super Mega Baseball 3 on Nintendo Switch™, Xbox…