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USG Game of The Year 2019: Disco Elysium Let Us Be Human, No Matter the Cost

[quads id=10] Laying in bed at night, do you ever remember that one time you said something that you regret? Do you ever remember something that annoyed you while taking a shower, or even just making dinner? Maybe you’re trapped in a group conversation with nothing to add, so your thoughts drift elsewhere? We all have experienced these moments when they come back to haunt us, like the time we said something awkward, or when something more tragic is impossible to strike from our minds. Now, have you ever played…

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Detroit: Become Human Hits PC December 12th

We may not know whether androids dream of electric sheep, but we do know they dream of a PC release. David Cage and Quantic Dream’s futuristic adventure-thriller Detroit: Become Human lands on PC this December. It’ll be an Epic Games Store exclusive. You’ll be able to grab Detroit: Become Human for $39.99 when it comes out. If you’re still undecided, don’t worry – you’ll also be able to grab a free demo. The original PS4 version of Detroit: Become Human launched back in May 2018 and managed to shift over 3 million copies. The game also managed to garner…

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Detroit: Become Human Launches for PC on December 12

Developer Quantic Dream has announced the PC port release date for Detroit: Become Human. The adventure game is launching for Windows PC (via the Epic Games Store) on December 12th, for $39.99. Here’s a rundown on the game: Freedom has a price. Detroit 2038. Technology has evolved to a point where human like androids are everywhere. They speak, move and behave like human beings, but they are only machines serving humans.Play three distinct androids and see a world at the brink of chaos – perhaps our future – through their…

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Rune 2 Publisher: Bethesda’s Closure of Human Heading Studios is “Shocking News”

Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. When Bethesda abruptly shut down venerable Wisconsin-based developed Human Head Studios earlier this week, fans weren’t the only ones who were surprised. In a statement released this evening, publisher Ragnarok LLC, who worked with Human Head Studios to develop Rune 2, called the move “shocking news.” In fact, Ragnarok apparently learned of the closure at the same time as everyone. It has since released a statement reassuring players that support will continue for the…

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Human Head Studios is Shutting Down, Entire Staff Now at New Bethesda Softworks Development Studio

Human Head Studios has announced their recently released game Rune II is their last game, as they’re shutting down. The team is staying together, however, as they’ve all been hired by Bethesda Softworks to form an entirely new internal development studio. The new development studio is called Roundhouse Studios and is based in Madison, Wisconsin. Their staff will “immediately” begin work on unannounced projects from Bethesda, as well. “Sadly, we had to wind down the business of Human Head Studios and close its doors, which was particularly devastating due to…

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WoW Shadowlands Finally Adds Black and Asian Facial Options for Human Characters

Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. Today during a BlizzCon 2019 panel, World of Warcraft director Ion Hazzikostas highlighted some of the new features coming to the upcoming Shadowlands expansion. Toward the end of the presentation, the director focused on the new base customization options. Currently in World of Warcraft, there are a limited number of faces for each race. For humans, there’s a set of around 15 generic faces for each of the male and female options. My Human…

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DeepMind’s StarCraft 2 A.I. Ranks Higher Than 99.8% of Human Players

Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. A few months ago, an A.I. racked up 90 games of StarCraft 2—30 each as the Protoss, Terran, and Zerg—and managed to reach the Grandmaster rank for all three races. The A.I., dubbed AlphaStar, is the product of years of research conducted by DeepMind. Today, DeepMind went public with AlphaStar by way of a new research paper in Nature and a more digestible summary on its website. DeepMind’s final iteration of AlphaStar ranked above…

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