Gamepressure.com News 26 June 2019
God of War Devs Wanted to Cut Kratos
Jacob Blazewicz, 26 June 2019, 23:49
Cory Barlog spoke once again about the development of God of War. The director revealed the creators were seriously considering removing Kratos from the game. Atreus was almost met with a similar fate.
Creator of Call of Duty Will Make Games For PUBG Corp
Jacob Blazewicz, 26 June 2019, 23:45
PUBG Corp. has announced the employment of Glen Schofield as head of the new studio. The creator of Dead Space and the Call of Duty series will lead the Striking Distance team in creating story-oriented productions set in the Playerunknown's Battlegrounds universe.
Leader of Teamfight Tactics Beta Rankings on Sexism in Gaming
Julia Dragovic, 26 June 2019, 23:35
Riot Games has published a ranking of its closed beta tests of Teamfight Tactics, the new mode for League of Legends. The first place went to a girl – streamer going by the name Hafu. It would seem a reason for her to be overjoyed. And yet...
Tim Sweeney Explains Why Epic Games Bets on Exclusive Titles
Frozen, 26 June 2019, 23:09
Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, explained on Twitter why the strategy of mass buying of exclusive titles, though unpopular, is beneficial to gamers.
Harry Potter on a Spaceship's Hull? Only in Galaxy Outlaw Rebel
Adrian Werner, 26 June 2019, 22:50
Double Damage Games released a new video from Rebel Galaxy Outlaw. The devs demonstrated the system of visual customization of ships by using it to place an image of Harry Potter on the hull of a vessel.
Teamfight Tactics Open Beta Launches
Paul Wozniak, 26 June 2019, 22:46
Today marks the release of an open beta for the new League of Legends game mode.
Minecraft With Photorealistic Textures and Ray Tracing
Milosz Szubert, 26 June 2019, 22:22
There's a video on YouTube, showing how the Stratum 2K Texture package and Continuum RT shaders turn Minecraft into something almost unrecognizable. However, for this type of fun you'll have to spend some money.
WoW: Rise of Azshara; Update 8.2 Goes Live
Julia Dragovic, 26 June 2019, 22:07
From now on you can enjoy the biggest update to World of Warcraft so far. The Rise of Azshara has just entered the servers. A new raid and megadungeon will appear in the game on July 10.
Is CoD: Modern Warfare Marketing Based on Cheap Publicity?
Bart Swiatek, 26 June 2019, 14:00
Michael Condrey, co-founder of Sledgehammer Games, believes that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare may be going too far in its way of showing war. According to the developer, Infinity Ward could have been pushed to create a controversial game by the publisher - Activision.
„Epic Breaks Its Own Rules”; Dispute Over a Fortnite Skin
Paul Wozniak, 26 June 2019, 13:45
The new skin in Fortnite caused a lot of commotion among the fans of the game. According to them, the creators broke their own rules, and selling modified versions of classic characters is against company's initial idea.
Pete Hines: Abandoning Fallout 76 was Never an Option
Bart Swiatek, 26 June 2019, 12:50
Bethesda Softworks has never considered abandoning Fallout 76. In an interview for GamesIndustry.biz, Pete Hines emphasized that an accomplished studio can't give up so easily.
Game Critics Awards Best of E3 2019 Nominations
Adrian Werner, 26 June 2019, 12:41
The list of nominations for the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2019 has been published. The Outer Worlds has the biggest chance of winning the most awards. Games such as Cyberpunk 2077, Marvel's Avengers and Dying Light 2 were not considered because of the rules of awards.
Ring of Elysium Leaves Early Access
Milosz Szubert, 26 June 2019, 12:37
Ring of Elysium has left early access. The shooter from Tencent is based on battle royale mode and is available for free on PC (Steam). On the occasion of the release of its full version, a special event was launched, which enables you to get free weapons skins.
Tactical RPG Solasta: Crown of the Magister has Been Announced
Bart Swiatek, 26 June 2019, 12:30
Studio Tactical Adventures has announced a tactical RPG Solasta: Crown of the Magister. The game will be financed by a Kickstarter campaign, which is about to begin.
Age of Mythology May Return in the Coming Years
Agnes Adamus, 26 June 2019, 12:16
All indications are that Age of Mythology may return in the coming years. Adam Isgreen, the creative director responsible for the Age of Empires series, admitted in an interview for Eurogamer that the title has not been forgotten.
Former Blizzard Employee on Company Condition and New Projects
Michael Kulakowski, 26 June 2019, 11:53
Anonymous and disappointed former Blizzard employee allegedly published some sensitive information about the terrible state of his employer. He also provided details of various studio projects, including Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2.
Optimization a Key Matter for Cyberpunk 2077 Devs
Christian Pieniazek, 26 June 2019, 11:46
The dust has yet to settle afer the first public presentation of Cyberpunk 2077's gameplay, and new information about the production has begun to come out. If you are worried about the game's optimization, you should know that it has been the apple of the devs eye since the beginning of work.