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Interview: Dying Light 2 will let you be a Machiavelli of the modern dark ages

Interview: Dying Light 2 will let you be a Machiavelli of the modern dark ages

Eric Frederiksen

When Dying Light released back in the winter of 2015, it managed to leave a mark by bringing something fresh to the still-tired zombie genre and by building up a community that's sticking around almost four years later. The game's Polish developer Techland told Polygon that the game is still seeing 500,000 unique players per week and has racked up over 13 million players total. That's a...

Interview: Spider-Man will be fresh, fun and accessible on PS4 this fall

Interview: Spider-Man will be fresh, fun and accessible on PS4 this fall

Eric Frederiksen

So many of my favorite games of E3 2018 are games that don’t have release dates. One of the games that was playable and has a clear, imminent release, though, is Insomniac’s Spider-Man. I finally got to play it last week at E3. My time with the game started awkwardly. “How do I get in line to play this,” I asked the guy in the red hoodie clearly overlooking the game. “Y’know man, I...

What does a publisher like EA do with video game reviews? We asked, they answered

What does a publisher like EA do with video game reviews? We asked, they answered

Joey Davidson

Brad Hilderbrand is a Senior Publicist at EA. He works on a bunch of EA Sports properties, and he serves in a senior role on the campaign for Mass Effect: Andromeda. We caught up with Hilderbrand last week over a chat that spanned nearly an hour. We talked reviews, previews, his daily work and what it’s like at EA. We’re splitting that chat up over a few separate stories. Brad talks...

Passengers interview: Writer Jon Spaihts talks about the ending, aliens, and modern cruise ships

Passengers interview: Writer Jon Spaihts talks about the ending, aliens, and modern cruise ships

Brandon Russell

Releasing Passengers over the holidays is a ballsy move. People are traveling, occupied with family, and snuggling up to the fireplace. But the film, starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, isn’t like other holiday fare. Set among the vast backdrop of space, it tells of the murky moral dilemma one man faces knowing he could die alone. Spoilers ahead Aboard a spaceship headed for...