Torchlight Frontiers is Now Torchlight 3; F2P Project Abandoned
Jacob Blazewicz, 27 January 2020, 22:27
The devs of Torchlight Frontires renamed their game to Torchlight III. With this, the free-to-play model was abandoned and the title will be released this year on Steam.
Doom Eternal Without Microtransactions
Bart Woldanski, 27 January 2020, 22:00
The producer of Doom Eternal confirmed that the game will not have any microtransactions. The FPS from id Software is to be a complete game, offering full experience without the need to spend extra money.
Players and Devs of NBA 2K20 Pay Their Respect to Kobe Bryant
Jacob Blazewicz, 27 January 2020, 20:51
NBA 2K20 introduced a start screen to commemorate Kobe Bryant. Also the game's players paid a tribute to the tragically deceased legend of basketball with numerous meetings on the game's servers.
Releases Date of Sam's Story, Second Major Expansion for Metro Exodus
Agnes Adamus, 27 January 2020, 20:41
4A Games has announced the release date of its second story expansion for Metro Exodus. The expansion, titled Sam's Story, will go on sale on February 11, this year.
Kojima on Wanting to Make a Movie, Manga or Anime and New Projects
Milosz Szubert, 27 January 2020, 15:17
In an interview for Famitsu, Hideo Kojima once again stressed that he would like to deal with some other projects besides games - manga, anime or maybe movies. Moreover, he confirmed that his studio is planning to work on several titles, including a big one.
Doom Eternal Unlikely to Launch With Ray Tracing Support
Bart Swiatek, 27 January 2020, 14:40
Marty Stratton, executive producer of Doom Eternal, revealed in an interview for Digital Foundry that id Software is just beginning work on the implementation of ray tracing in the game. The developer also pointed out that his team has some interesting ideas for using this technology.
Rumor: Konami is Planning Two New Silent Hill Games
Adrian Werner, 27 January 2020, 13:31
There have been credible rumors suggesting that Konami is planning two installments of the Silent Hill series. One is supposed to be a traditional survival horror, while the other is an adventure game in the vein of the popular Until Dawn.
Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge Animation Will be Rated R
Milosz Szubert, 27 January 2020, 12:23
Ed Boon from NetherRealm revealed that Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge, a new animated film from the universe of the popular fighting game series, is created for viewers over 17 years old. The production will debut in the first half of this year.
Google Requires Public Services to Pay for Access to User Data
Bart Swiatek, 27 January 2020, 11:39
Google has begun to require public services such as the police and the prosecutor's office to pay for the handling of court orders in the USA. Access to user data subject to a process or investigation was priced at USD 45-245, depending on the type of request and the amount of information requested.
The Last of Us Animator" not Ray Tracing but Realistic Animations Will Power Next-gen
Bart Swiatek, 27 January 2020, 11:06
FX Guide featured a material presenting the new features of Unreal Engine 4. Jonathan Cooper, an animator who worked on Assassin's Creed and The Last of Us, among others, published some of its fragments on Twitter, adding that he would like next-gen platforms to allow him to use similar features.
Epic Games Store Blamed for Drop in PC Gaming Spending
Adrian Werner, 27 January 2020, 10:37
Last year the Americans spent less on PC games than in 2018. According to analysts, one of the reasons for this was the increased competition in the digital distribution market caused by the aggressive expansion of Epic Games Store.
New Gameplay From System Shock with Dev Commentary
Bart Swiatek, 27 January 2020, 10:08
The creators at Nightdive Studios presented another extensive gameplay from the remake of the iconic first-person shooter with RPG elements - System Shock. The material enables us to learn all the most important aspects of the game.