Steven T. Wright is a freelance gaming writer for Input. His work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Polygon, GameSpot, and The Outline (RIP). When he’s not diving into the next hundred-hour triple-A game, he enjoys playing pinball, reading weird fantasy novels, and lobbying Square Enix for a Legacy of Kain sequel. (So far, no dice.)
Apparent ‘Silent Hill’ leak taken down faster than you can say ‘legit’
A number of images from a purported Silent Hill game leaked online, and fans are arguing that a swift takedown notice confirms their authenticity.
Bethesda heavy hitters ‘Starfield’ and ‘Redfall’ delayed to 2023
Two highly anticipated Xbox exclusives, Starfield and Redfall, have been delayed to the first half of 2023 due to development issues.
E3 might be dead, but Keighley says Summer Game Fest lives on
E3 is dead and buried in the minds of gamers for now, but Geoff Keighley wants you to know that his Summer Game Event is here to fill the gap.
The rise (and fall?) of video game NFTs
There's been a lot of chatter about NFTs coming to your favorite games, but is there something to it?
Sony promises better availability after PS5 misses 2021 sales target
In a recent earnings call, Sony announced that the PlayStation 5 missed its 2021 sales target by 3 million, and that it hopes to make the console easier to buy.
The ‘Wordle’ phenomenon has already come to Playdate
The Playdate has only been out for a few weeks, but one developer has already ported Wordle to the cutesy device.
An ancient version of ‘Duke Nukem Forever’ has emerged from its slumber
Footage of a 2001 build of the famously delayed “Duke Nukem Forever” has leaked online, with a build set to follow soon.
‘Halo Infinite’ season 2 includes an unlikely Microsoft tribute
Halo Infinite's new season is finally here, and it includes a tribute to long-deceased Microsoft Office assistant Clippy, as well as its new battle pass.
At last, Microsoft 3D Movie Maker is now open-source... Wait, what?
The former CEO of legendary British developer Argonaut Games has released the source for the BRender engine, which powered ‘Carmageddon’, ‘Croc’, and more.
Hank Hill battles for sitcom supremacy in Apple Arcade kart racer
‘Warped Kart Racers’ is coming to Apple Arcade, and it features Hank Hill, Peter Griffin, and Stewie racing to the finish.
Xbox mobile app adds Snapchat-style Stories to the mix
In a rare example of a new feature you might actually use, Xbox has added disappearing clips (AKA "Stories") to its mobile app.
Fan-made ‘Metroid’ prototype imagines the N64 Samus we never got
The Nintendo 64 never got a Metroid game, but two fans are imagining what such a hypothetical "Metroid 64" might look like.
Modder hacks Fisher-Price Xbox controller to play Elden Ring
A controller enthusiast named Rudeism has hacked a Fisher-Price toy controller to actually play games, complete with goofy sounds.
Square Enix freed its Western studios, and I couldn't be happier
Now that Square Enix has sold its biggest Western studios for a paltry $300 million, we might finally get a new Deus Ex, Thief, or Legacy of Kain game.
The best mods for Elden Ring, ranked
Elden Ring has only been out for a few months, but there's already a thriving mod community on PC. Here are the best ones to try out.
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order 2 may be next-gen only, release in 2023
A new report from an industry insider suggests that Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order 2 has a new title, a new release date, and it will be next-gen only.
Former Starfield dev says game might not ship on time
A former Bethesda character artist said that Starfield is "looking good," but they worry the game has too much content to hit its November release date.
The wildest Elden Ring runs, ranked
Elden Ring players are pushing against the barriers of what's possible to beat the game, and the results are often hysterical.
Twitch’s new business plan could mean lower payouts and a lot more ads
According to a new report, Twitch is planning to make some big changes to its revenue share, and its stars aren't going to be happy.
Xbox is eating up console market share, at least according to Xbox
In a recent investor call, the head of Microsoft said that Xbox has gained in console market share as Sony struggles to keep pace with PlayStation 5 demand.