Ever since Microsoft purchased Rare in 2002, the studio has not been the absolute powerhouse it was in the 90s and early 00s. In the past, Rare was responsible for some of the best, most cutting edge video games that ...

Playtonic’s Kickstarter campaign for the upcoming 3D adventure platform game, Yooka-Laylee, has been an overall smashing success. The game destroyed its original pledge goal of $270,000. In less than a day, the campaign raced past its maximum stretch goal of ...

Per the NeoGAF forum, Microsoft has filed for a new trademark for the Battletoads franchise. The trademark filing occurred earlier this month. According to the forum post, the filing was a 1B filing (Application Based on Intent to Use) for game ...

Microsoft’s method of keeping game exclusives has been somewhat shady: they pay exorbitant amounts of money and do not allow companies to publish elsewhere for at least six months. Even high-profile companies like Bethesda had to stay true to this, ...