Tomas Franzese

Tomas Franzese is a Video Game News Writer at Inverse, where he covers the latest releases and exciting developments within the video game industry. A graduate of Old Dominion University, Tomas joined Inverse in 2020. Before that, he was News Editor at DualShockers, where he supervised and edited the website’s news coverage.
Re-Boot
'Advance Wars' reboot: 5 Nintendo franchises that need the same treatment
Tomas Franzese
Advance Wars: Re-Boot Camp could be an exciting precedent.
Update
'Valorant' Episode 3, Act 1 start date, release time, Kayo, and battlepass, detailed
Tomas Franzese
Riot Games is kicking off Valorant Episode 3 and celebrating its one year anniversary.
Gaming
E3 2021: The 8 best surprises, from 'Metroid Dread' to 'Forza Horizon 5'
Corey Plante, Tomas Franzese, Joseph Yaden, Jen Glennon, Mo Mozuch and Christopher Groux
All the highlights of a most unusual week.
Party Time
'Mario Party Superstars' could redeem the series' worst game ever
Tomas Franzese
Mario Party Superstars seems like one massive apology tour for Mario Party: The Top 100.
The Hotfix
Nintendo won E3, but one controversial choice sets a dangerous precedent
Tomas Franzese
Not very “Direct,” is it?
E3 Preview
'OlliOlli World' is the Saturday morning cartoon version of 'Tony Hawk'
Tomas Franzese
It highlights and enhances the best part of skateboarding games.
Inverse Codex
'Pokémon Unite' release date, trailer, and more for Tencent's MOBA
Tomas Franzese
A Pokémon battle arena!?
Preview
'Madden NFL 22' preview: Finally, the game's worst mode is getting fixed
Tomas Franzese
Franchise mode has gone ignored for too long, but that’s about to change.
Game Theory
'Breath of the Wild 2' E3 2021 trailer solves a major Zelda mystery
Tomas Franzese
Skyward Sword will ready you for the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Inverse Codex
'Breath of the Wild 2' release date, trailer, and news for the Nintendo Switch sequel
Tomas Franzese
The sequel to Breath of the Wild seems much clearer now.
Inverse Codex
'Metroid Dread' release date, trailer, amiibo, and Nintendo Switch gameplay
Tomas Franzese
This is the first new 2D Metroid game in almost two decades.
Interview
'ESO' devs reveal how Elder Scrolls bucks Bethesda's Xbox exclusivity
Tomas Franzese
How does the ZeniMax acquisition affect the popular MMO?
Inverse Codex
'Call of Duty: Warzone' Season 4 release date, start time, roadmap, and patch notes
Tomas Franzese, Joseph Yaden and Christopher Groux
What’s coming to Black Ops Cold War and Warzone next?
Inverse Codex
'Marvel's Avengers: War for Wakanda' release date, roadmap for Black Panther update
Tomas Franzese and Just Lunning
He’s finally here.
Inverse Codex
'Life is Strange: True Colors' release date, trailer, platforms, and developer
Tomas Franzese
The biggest reveal from the first-ever Square Enix Presents showcase is 'Life is Strange: True Colors,' the next entry in the narrative adventure series.
Game Pass
Xbox & Bethesda Showcase: All 27 titles revealed for Game Pass
Tomas Franzese
On June 13, Microsoft held the Xbox & Bethesda Showcase to highlight new games from all 23 of its studios.
Inverse Codex
'Outer Worlds 2' release date, trailer, story, and leaks for Obsidian's sequel
Tomas Franzese
While it isn’t confirmed, a sequel seems very likely.
E3 Livestream
Devolver Digital E3 livestream date, time, and what to know about MaxPass+
Tomas Franzese
Is this whole MaxPass+ thing real or just a troll?
Inverse Codex
'Evil Dead: The Game' release date, trailer, and Summer Game Fest reveals
Tomas Franzese
Evil Dead is the next horror movie franchise to get the multiplayer video game treatment.
Livestream
Ubisoft Forward E3 2021 date, start time, how to watch, and what to expect
Tomas Franzese
Far Cry 6, Rainbow Six Extraction, and more are about to make a big splash.