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The Subtle Difference between Remakes, Remasters, and Reboots


Posted by Evolve on Jul 3, 2018 | In: General News

The Subtle Difference between Remakes, Remasters, and Reboots

In recent years, technical terms like reboots, remakes, and remasters have become extremely common in the gaming community. Many games from previous video game consoles have been remade and re-released on the current generation of consoles with gamers often using these three terms interchangeably.This has done nothing but confuse the general public as most people can’t tell a single difference between remasters and remakes. Today, we’ve decided t...


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The Community Responds to Gaming Addiction Being Labeled a Disease


Posted by Evolve on Jul 3, 2018 | In: General News

The Community Responds to Gaming Addiction Being Labeled a Disease

It has finally happened!After persistent rumors, the World Health Organization has officially labeled gaming addiction a mental disorder, and it’s safe to say that the gaming community hasn’t taken too nicely to the stigmatization.And with gaming disorder entering the 11th International Classification of Diseases (ICD), here’s a closer look into how we got here.To under...


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Ultimate Custom Night Brings Back Almost Every Single Five Nights at Freddy's Animatronic


Posted by Evolve on Jul 3, 2018 | In: General News

Ultimate Custom Night Brings Back Almost Every Single Five Nights at Freddy's Animatronic

Five Nights at Freddy's is a series that just keeps on going, even when you think there's no new ground to tread. The first game took the world by storm in the middle of 2014, and since then, there's been a grand total of five main sequels and two spinoff games, as well as novels expanding on the lore. The second of the two spinoff games is the latest entry in the series: Ultimate Custom Night. Released just a few days ago for free, Ultimate Custom Night is akin to what
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Mario Tennis Aces Shaking Things Up With Three New Characters This Fall


Posted by Evolve on Jul 3, 2018 | In: General News

Mario Tennis Aces Shaking Things Up With Three New Characters This Fall

Mario Tennis Aces finally made its debut a little over a week ago, bringing a fresh new formula to the Mario Tennis series of games by pushing it down a more intense fighting-game-esque route. Despite this divisive gameplay swerve, people are having a lot of fun with it! Some have felt that the content is a bit sparse right now though, and thankfully, that's set to change with some new updates that are releasing over the coming months. One of these new updates will see the in...


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Uncharted Director Amy Hennig Has Left EA and is Forming Her Own Indie Studio


Posted by Evolve on Jul 2, 2018 | In: General News

Uncharted Director Amy Hennig Has Left EA and is Forming Her Own Indie Studio

Amy Hennig is one of the better-known names in the Triple-A gaming space, being the writer and director for the first three Uncharted games back during the PlayStation 3 era. As many who've kept up with Naughty Dog know, Hennig left the company in 2014 and joined Visceral Games at EA to begin work on a brand new Star Wars game. Does everyone remember that? It was that very early bit of footage we received during EA's 2016 press conference at E3, with details revealing it to b...


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Nintendo Labo To Get More 1st Party Title Tie-Ins


Posted by Evolve on Jul 2, 2018 | In: General News

Nintendo Labo To Get More 1st Party Title Tie-Ins

Nintendo has been the console publisher that's lasted the longest in the gaming industry. They were the ones who helped revitalize the gaming market in the United States after the video game crash of 1983. And throughout their decades of life, they've been one of the few who have truly dared to be different in regards to their creations. This has been evident in designs like the Virtual Boy, the Nintendo Wii, the Wii U, and the most recent console, the Nintendo Switch. But th...


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Overwatch's Newest Hero is an Adorable Hamster in a Mech Suit


Posted by Evolve on Jul 1, 2018 | In: General News

Overwatch's Newest Hero is an Adorable Hamster in a Mech Suit

Blizzard Entertainment has been cryptic this past week, providing fans of Overwatch a great many teases leading up to today about a new hero being revealed for the game's already giant roster. Today, the new hero has seemingly been unveiled via Overwatch's official Twitter account, which provided a very brief ten-second intro trailer to an adorable, chubby hamster in a ball-shaped mech. The caption for the clip simply reads: "The champion revealed." While the name of this new...


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Could Video Games Go All Digital By 2022?


Posted by Evolve on Jul 1, 2018 | In: General News

Could Video Games Go All Digital By 2022?

Evolution is a key part of technology, that's just the way it is. Every year brings new advancements, new ways to process things, build things, make things more efficient, or highlight something that could only be shown in part before. For video games and their consoles, the advancement of technology has lead to many wondrous things. From better graphics to motion controls, streaming, and more. But a key debate that keeps coming up is whether video games as a product will soo...


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