Devil May Cry 5 Review

By Alex Nester | April 1, 2019

Rocking out in a crazy new party! With only a one-off alternate storyline and a slew of high definition remasters, it’s been some time since Devil May Cry’s eponymous demon hunting crew has received a Read more…

Noita Preview

By Tristan Jung | March 29, 2019

Published on Noita Release Date: TBA Platforms: PC Developer: Nolla Games Publisher: Nolla Games (This preview is part of a series of previews for games that we were able to check out at The MIX GDC 2019) After Read more…

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Blazing Beaks Preview

By Tristan Jung | March 27, 2019

Published on Blazing Beaks Release Date: TBA Platforms: PC Developer: Applava Publisher: Applava Developed by Applava, Blazing Beaks is a roguelite shooter sets in the Beaks world. Choosing one of 8 distinctive playable birds, you explore the Read more…

Baba is You Review

By Frostilyte | March 27, 2019

Baba is Great As someone who codes for a living, it’s a rare treat when I find puzzle games that ignite the same spark I have while coding. Baba is You is one such game. Read more…

Untitled Goose Game Preview

By Tristan Jung | March 26, 2019

Published on Untitled Goose Game Release Date: Later 2019 Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch Developer: House House Publisher: Panic (This preview is part of a series of previews for games that we were able to check out at The MIX Read more…

The World Next Door Preview

By Tristan Jung | March 25, 2019

Published on The World Next Door Release Date: March 28th, 2019 Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch Developer: Rose City Games Publisher: VIZ Media (This preview is part of a series of previews for games that we Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 24 – Stadia

By Viewport Relay | March 21, 2019

Published on GDC is happening! Which means lots of great dev news to talk about. Come listen to us talk about the latest reveal from Google, the Stadia. You can find all of our content Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 23 – Nintendo EA Power Hour

By Viewport Relay | March 7, 2019

Published on Nintendo and EA strike with a ton of news this week. Welcome to the Nintendo EA Power Hour. You can find all of our content (reviews, features, and of course, podcasts!) on our Read more…

Reviews

Blazing Beaks Preview

By Tristan Jung | March 27, 2019

Published on Blazing Beaks Release Date: TBA Platforms: PC Developer: Applava Publisher: Applava Developed by Applava, Blazing Beaks is a roguelite shooter sets in the Beaks world. Choosing one of 8 distinctive playable birds, you explore the Read more…

Baba is You Review

By Frostilyte | March 27, 2019

Baba is Great As someone who codes for a living, it’s a rare treat when I find puzzle games that ignite the same spark I have while coding. Baba is You is one such game. Read more…

Untitled Goose Game Preview

By Tristan Jung | March 26, 2019

Published on Untitled Goose Game Release Date: Later 2019 Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch Developer: House House Publisher: Panic (This preview is part of a series of previews for games that we were able to check out at The MIX Read more…

The World Next Door Preview

By Tristan Jung | March 25, 2019

Published on The World Next Door Release Date: March 28th, 2019 Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch Developer: Rose City Games Publisher: VIZ Media (This preview is part of a series of previews for games that we Read more…

Kingdom Hearts III Review

By Albert Corsten | February 28, 2019

Kingdom Hearts III Review Tale as Old as Time To say it has been a long time coming is an understatement when it comes to the release of Kingdom Hearts III. After more than a Read more…

Million to One Hero Preview

By Frostilyte | February 26, 2019

Building for the Future Published on Million to One Hero Release Date: February 27th, 2019 (Early Access) Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux Developer: Over the Top Games Publisher: Over the Top Games Copy provided by publisher Read more…

Wargroove Review

By Frostilyte | February 14, 2019

Wargroove is a tactics game inspired by Nintendo classics. Does it bring enough new elements to the table to establish itself as the new standard? Find out in our review. Tactically Sound Published on Wargroove Read more…

Tower Princess Preview

By Frostilyte | February 6, 2019

Published on Tower Princess is a game I recently played a demo for, and which just launched a Kickstarter campaign. It’s a game promising a procedural dungeon crawling experience with light puzzle, platforming, and combative Read more…

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Review

By Alex Nester | January 30, 2019

Shining Bright, Brave Vesperia! Releasing in 2009, Tales of Vesperia enjoyed a moderate level of success worldwide despite being an Xbox 360 exclusive. Various stated circumstances had prevented a western release of the enhanced PlayStation 3 version, Read more…

Features

Tetris 99: The Best Battle Royale

By Tristan Jung | February 18, 2019

Last Game Standing Battle Royale has been one of the fastest growing trends of the past two years in gaming. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been the main catalyst, wherein 100 players are pitted against each other Read more…

Itch.io Spotlight: Realistic Teen Witch Simulator

By D.W. Wallach | January 16, 2019

16 Realist Teen Witch Simulator is a new text-based adventure by journalist, editor, and writer Kris Ligman. Made in Twine, this delightful text adventure guides the player through the process of gathering the materials necessary Read more…

The (Lost) Game Awards 2018

By Tristan Jung | December 31, 2018

Once again, viewport finds the lost awards from the 2018 Game Awards. You’re welcome, Geoff.

The Wonderful, Weird World of AI Generated Pokemon

By D.W. Wallach | December 18, 2018

  How an emergent field of mathematics can reshape the familiar franchise characters In mid-October, Twitter user @Mushbuh tweeted out a link to the 3,020 Pokémon they generated with the help of an AI algorithm called GAN, Read more…

Best Video Game Title Screens

By Tristan Jung | November 7, 2018

Published on One of the most under-appreciated parts of a video game is the title screen. Often ignored or immediately skipped by players, it’s a shame when developers put in the time and effort to Read more…

How Much Time Does the 3DS Have Left?

By D.W. Wallach | October 23, 2018

With a new Switch on the way, what’s next for the handheld console? Published on In February 2004, Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi expressed his feelings of urgency about the next Nintendo console after the poor Read more…

Attentat 1942 and a New Era of Games in Germany

By D.W. Wallach | September 24, 2018

On August 8, Germany’s video game classification board, the USK, announced that they would be lifting their blanket ban on Nazi imagery in video games. This follows a decision by the Attorney General in May Read more…

Could Video Game QA Be the Next Field to Face Scrutiny for Work Conditions?

By D.W. Wallach | September 4, 2018

Like any massive undertaking of art, a single Triple-A video game is an artifact encapsulating the dozens of unique sectors of skilled, professional labor that went into its creation. So much of that labor is Read more…

The Turing Tests of PUBG Mobile

By D.W. Wallach | July 11, 2018

In 1950, Alan Turing first proposed the concept that would eventually become known as “The Turing Test.” He proposed that instead of trying to answer the question of whether machines can think, we should instead ask Read more…

Podcasts

Viewport Relay – Episode 24 – Stadia

By Viewport Relay | March 21, 2019

Published on GDC is happening! Which means lots of great dev news to talk about. Come listen to us talk about the latest reveal from Google, the Stadia. You can find all of our content Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 23 – Nintendo EA Power Hour

By Viewport Relay | March 7, 2019

Published on Nintendo and EA strike with a ton of news this week. Welcome to the Nintendo EA Power Hour. You can find all of our content (reviews, features, and of course, podcasts!) on our Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 22 – RIP Vita

By Viewport Relay | February 21, 2019

Published on The Vita is finally dying. Rest in peace. Other than that, it’s been a pretty quiet week! You can find all of our content (reviews, features, and of course, podcasts!) on our website: https://www.viewportgaming.com Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 21 – Epic

By Viewport Relay | February 7, 2019

Published on I would like to thank everyone that notified me that Episode 20 was cut off at the beginning. And by that, I mean no one. I was trying to fix it, but it’s Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 20 – Who’s the Boss?

By Viewport Relay | January 24, 2019

Published on The calm before the storm. Kingdom Hearts III, Wargroove, Resident Evil 2 Remake. You can find all of our content (reviews, features, and of course, podcasts!) on our website: https://www.viewportgaming.com Want your thoughts featured on Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 19 – Need for Speedo Part 2

By Viewport Relay | January 10, 2019

Published on Don’t… ask about the title. Just listen to the episode. Tristan decided to start a Mahjong match in FFXIV an HOUR before the recording time and it still didn’t finish until halfway into Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 18 – Goodbye 2018

By Viewport Relay | December 27, 2018

Published on Welcome to the last episode of 2018! Hope you have all been enjoying your holidays. We wrap up the year with some straggler news, and a quick look back at the best and Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 17 – Quality Control

By Viewport Relay | December 13, 2018

Published on Albert is out on assignment; er… actually he’s just out. That means Alex and I have to hold down the fort. And what does that mean? Random talking about Japanese video games without Read more…

Viewport Relay – Episode 16 – Fallout 76 Sucks

By Viewport Relay | November 29, 2018

Published on Although we talk about a lot of different things in this episode, one thing stays constant: Fallout 76 sucks. And Tristan is pissed. You can find all of our content (reviews, features, and of Read more…