The Biggest Gaming News For September 3, 2022

Here we are at the start of a long weekend, most of which will be filled with games, I’m sure. In case you ever fall behind on everything that has happened in the gaming world and I’m sure you already have, don’t worry as we have this handy roundup of news ready for you. Today we heard that Starfield will have you questioning the nature of your existence, Supermassive Games has a new project in the works, and the person behind The Callisto Protocol, Glen Schofield, has been criticized for promoting crunch culture. These are just our main stories and so read on for the rest.


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The Starfield composer claims it will give you a “deeper perspective on your whole being”

Starfield has promised a lot in terms of gameplay, but according to one of the people working on the project, the upcoming title is bound to be philosophically transformative. “Starfield is a profound game, it is a philosophical game”, explained composer Inon Zur. “It’s a game that will consume a lot … if you want to play Starfield, it will consume a lot of your being. I think after Starfield, you will be a little … I wouldn’t say a changed person, but it will definitely give you another perspective. Maybe. a deeper perspective for your whole being “. Plato could not have said it better.

Dungeons & Dragons Will Remove Hadozee Offensive Content From Spelljammer: Adventures In Space After Backlash

Fantasy as a genre has often come under criticism due to its racist stereotypes. This time around, the focus has finally shifted to Dungeons & Dragons, prompting Wizards of the Coast to respond. “We wanted to recognize and possess the inclusion of offensive material in our recent Spelljammer: Adventures in Space content,” the company said in a statement. “We have disappointed you, our players and our fans and we are really sorry.” Wizards of the Coast noted that “the campaign includes a people called Hadozee that first appeared in 1982. Unfortunately, not all parts of the Hadozee-related content were properly checked before appearing in our most recent version. As we continue to learn and grow through every situation, we recognize that to live our values, we must do better “.

Supermassive Games has started work on its next standalone horror game

The developer behind The Dark Pictures Anthology, Supermassive Games, recently revealed a brand new standalone project. Details remain vague at this point, but the game will be the company’s first major release in nearly a decade. “I can’t really tell you much about it, but we have started. Again, it’s the same kind of horror genre, we stick to that. It is equivalent in size to The Quarry and that’s what I can tell without giving too much away, ”noted studio director Will Byles. “The Dark Pictures Anthology explores hundreds of variations of the horror genre. What we’re looking at now, and I can’t tell you exactly what it is, is a bit of a deviation from that kind of standard, but it’s still very classic horror.” . Looks interesting.

Glen Schofield has become a well-known figure in the gaming industry for cult classics like Dead Space, which means that when they talk, people definitely take notice. The developer made a number of social media comments that many in the community felt were promoting crunch culture. “Anyone who knows me knows how passionate I am about the people I work with,” Schofield later apologized. “Earlier, I tweeted how proud I was of the effort and hours the team was putting into it. He was wrong. We value passion and creativity, not long hours. I’m sorry for the team for having happened this way. “

Streamer Keffals finally gets the kiwi farm shut down

Content creator Keffals was attacked last month by users of a website called Kiwi Farms, described as a “transphobic” and “extremist” hate forum. The streamer has initiated a movement to have Kiwi Farms blocked by security provider Cloudflare. This has now been successful. “We just blocked Kiwifarms,” ​​Matthew Prince, CEO of Cloudflare, commented on Twitter. “The threats on the site have increased enough in the past 48 hours that, despite proactive work with law enforcement, it has become an imminent enough emergency that we could no longer wait for them to act.” From good release to bad garbage.

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