Nominations for Steam Awards 2019 Begin
Michael Kulakowski, 26 November 2019, 23:59
At the start of the Autumn Sale, Steam has announced the start of the collection of nominations for the Steam Awards 2019, which will be awarded in eight different categories. This year, the website will provide developers with new tools that will enable them to encourage players to vote for their works.
EA: Streaming Will Bring in Another Billion Players to Gaming
Michael Kulakowski, 26 November 2019, 23:54
One of the heads of Electronic Arts made it clear that in the coming years the company will invest heavily in cloud computing and video game streaming. The company believes that in this way it will be able to reach one billion new players around the world.
Fable 4 Concept Art May Have Been Leaked Online [Updated]
Bart Swiatek, 26 November 2019, 23:35
One of the Internet users reached the conceptual art commissioned by Playground Games studio by Brazilian graphic artist. It is possible that these are the artworks from the long-awaited, next installment of the RPG Fable series.
Jedi Fallen Order is the Fastest-selling Star Wars Game in History
Bart Swiatek, 26 November 2019, 23:23
Electronic Arts and Lucasfilm are pleased with the success of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Respawn Entertainment's game became the fastest-selling title from the Star Wars universe in digital distribution.
Fallout 76 - Players Bypass PvP Restrictions With Nukes and Nuka Mines
Bart Swiatek, 26 November 2019, 22:58
Clever players have found a way to bypass the restrictions of the Fallout 76's PvP system. Using the leftover radiation from explosions of bombs and nuka mines, aggressive users can kill people who are not interested in battles and do not respond with fire to taunts and provocations.
Black Friday Sale on Amazon US
Michael Grygorcewicz, 26 November 2019, 22:47
Holidays are right behind the corner, which means Black Friday is already here (well, almost). We've taken a look on the most intresting offers available on Amazon and we present our findings to you.
Aphelios - New Character in LoL Will Have 5 Weapons and a Few Dozen Skills
Paul Wozniak, 26 November 2019, 14:21
League of Legends will receive a champion who will use five weapons in the game and thus will have several dozen different skill combinations. The creators at Riot Games expect a very low victory rate because, as they themselves claim, it will be extremely difficult to master the new character.
Player Spends $1.4 Million on Game Character; Gets Stolen and Sold for $500
Bart Swiatek, 26 November 2019, 13:56
One Chinese player spent 8-10 million yuan on developing his character in MMO game Justice Online. When he shared his account with a friend, the latter put the hero in the auction house, but.... mistakenly entered a price that was a few zeros short. As a result, the hero was purchased for about 1/2560 of the original amount.
Half-Life Alyx May Bring VR to the People; Trailer has Over 10 Million Views
Konrad Serafinski, 26 November 2019, 13:13
First trailer of Half-Life: Alyx was viewed more than 10 million times in total. Does Valve's production have the chance to become the first VR title to compete against „typical” high-budget games?
Phil Spencer: „Nobody's Asking for VR”; Xbox Scarlett is Not About That
Jacob Blazewicz, 26 November 2019, 12:38
Phil Spencer from Microsoft commented on the support of virtual reality by the Xbox Scarlett console. Xbox's boss said that the company does not focus on VR at the moment, as this is not what customers expect from it.
Around 1,000 Games Have Disappeared From Steam
Milosz Szubert, 26 November 2019, 12:00
A lot of games and exansions disappeared from Steam last night. According to Valve, it was dictated by the fact that some publishers, including Russia-based Dagestan Technology, abused Steamworks tools.
PS5 and Xbox Scarlett May Use Samsung's NVMe SSDs
Bart Swiatek, 26 November 2019, 10:58
Samsung will probably be responsible for the production of very fast NVMe SSDs, which will be used in the 9th generation consoles - PS5 and Xbox Scarlett. This is suggested by one of the slides from a presentation that was shown at the Samsung SSD Forum 2019 event in Tokyo.
Final Fantasy VII Remake - Development of Episode 2 Confirmed
Konrad Serafinski, 26 November 2019, 10:38
The creators at Square Enix confirmed that the work on the second episode of Final Fantasy VII Remake is underway. On a long blog they also talked about their thoughts on the first chapter of the refreshed title.
New Patch for RDR2 Improves Stability on PC
Adrian Werner, 26 November 2019, 10:13
Rockstar Games has released another patch to the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2. The update focuses on eliminating many bugs that caused the game to freeze.