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Gamepressure.com News 12 August 2020

High Score - Reviewers Appreciate Netflix's Video Game Documentary

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 August 2020, 23:00

In a week's time, Netflix will release High Score: The Golden Age of Games. If we believe the reviews, this documentary series on video games is really well made.

Video Games Promote Reading and Writing, Suggests a UK Survey

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 August 2020, 22:44

The British charity National Literary Trust has published the results of a survey on the relationship between video games and reading. The survey shows that gaming can be an incentive to develop writing and reading skills as well as empathy.

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout Announced

Michael Kulakowski, 12 August 2020, 22:32

In October, G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout will be released on consoles and PCs. The game is a team third-person shooter, which is based on the license of the popular G.I. Joe toy line, as well as cartoons and animations created in the 80s featuring the iconic characters.

Visceral's Ragtag Could Have Been the Best Star Wars Game Ever

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 August 2020, 22:12

Zach Mumbach shared some new information about Project Ragtag, a canceled game set in the Star Wars universe. The former Visceral Games employee mentioned the game's content, which in his opinion could have been the best Star Wars game ever made.

Ancestors Legacy Devs Announce World War II Game; Here's a Teaser

qjin, 12 August 2020, 22:08

Polish studio Destructive Creations has announced a new game, whose action is to take place during the Second World War. The first teaser was released.

Control: Ultimate Edition Announced; No More Updates for Standard Version

qjin, 12 August 2020, 22:03

Remedy Entertainment and 505 Games announced Control: Ultimate Edition, a complete version of the 2019 SF TPP action game. The title will also finally come to Steam after a year of exclusivity in Epic Games Store.

Cyberpunk 2077 Will Provide Deeper RPG Experience Than The Witcher 3, Dev Claims

qjin, 12 August 2020, 21:50

According to a developer from CD Projekt RED, Cyberpunk 2077 will provide a much deeper RPG experience than The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Is there a real feast in the making for fans of the genre?

Cheater Fails to Win in Fall Guys Even When Cheating

Paul Wozniak, 12 August 2020, 21:43

The popularity of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has already made cheaters interested in the game. However, it soon came to light that some cheaters couldn't handle the game even when using unfair advantages, as in the case encountered by a certain streamer.

LoL's Newest Champion Can be Permanently Unstoppable Due to Exploit

Dameredet, 12 August 2020, 21:35

The creators of League of Legends will have to deal with another game-breaking bug. Players have found an exploit in the newest champion - Yone.

End of 20th Century Fox After Disney Changes Its Name

Karol Laska , 12 August 2020, 21:28

The Walt Disney Company has owned 20st Century Fox for some time now. The time has come for this media company to change its name.

DualSense With Significantly Stronger Battery Than DualShock

Milosz Szubert, 12 August 2020, 17:10

A new photo of the DualSense controller for PlayStation 5 has been released online, showing a battery capacity of 1560mAh. By comparison, DualShock 4 offers about 1000 mAh.

Minecraft Running in Minecraft - Impressive Use of Phone

Paul Wozniak, 12 August 2020, 17:01

One of Reddit users boasted of his project, thanks to which he managed to run Minecraft on a phone created in Minecraft.

Permadeath and Cel-shading in The Last of Us 2; Official Patch Info

Adrian Werner, 12 August 2020, 16:51

Tomorrow, The Last of Us: Part 2 will receive a patch adding a new difficulty mode, permadeath option and new visual filters.

Mass Effect Trilogy Remastered - Fans Suggest October Launch

Bart Swiatek, 12 August 2020, 16:33

There was another rumor on the web about the remaster of the Mass Effect trilogy. According to the reports, the trilogy may be announced in September and debut in late October, this year.

Ghost of Tsushima Fan Captures Samurai Duel on a Diorama

Milosz Szubert, 12 August 2020, 16:29

YouTube user hosting the North of the Border channel prepared a diorama as a tribute to Ghost of Tsushima. It presents two warriors preparing for a duel.

GTA Online - Rockstar Listened; Players Praise Changes

Bart Swiatek, 12 August 2020, 15:53

Players are pleased with the changes that have been introduced in the latest update to GTA Online. These include improvements removing known bugs and improving gameplay.

The Last of Us TV Series Will Explore Shocking Thread Cut From the Game

Adrian Werner, 12 August 2020, 15:32

Screenwriter Craig Mazin talked about plans for the TV adaptation of The Last of Us, which he creates for HBO. It turns out that the TV series will include, among other things, a shocking plot thread that was initially supposed to appear in the game, but was eventually abandoned.

xCloud Available for Game Pass Ultimate Subscribers [Updated]

Paul Wozniak, 12 August 2020, 14:25

From today, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can use the xCloud service on Android mobile devices.

The Witcher 1 and 2 Analyzed by Fan Across 9 Hours of Videos

Milosz Szubert, 12 August 2020, 14:01

Youtuber Joseph Anderson has started a series of videos on his channel, in which he analyzes games from The Witcher series. So far, two videos are available - the first one focuses on CD Projekt RED's 2007 debut game and the second one on its continuation. They last a total of over nine hours.

Shroud Returns to Twitch After the Mixer Fiasco

Bart Swiatek, 12 August 2020, 13:27

Popular streamer Michael „Shroud” Grzesiek informed that he is back on Twitch. Last year, he abandoned Amazon's platform in favor of Microsoft's competitive service, which eventually closed down a few months ago.

Indie Brawler Game Bounty Battle Releases in September on Switch

Matt Buckley, 12 August 2020, 12:29

Bounty Battle, reminiscent of the Super Smash Bros. franchise, but featuring the main characters of various indie games, will make its way to the Switch on September 10th.

Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm Release on Switch this Fall

Matt Buckley, 12 August 2020, 12:19

The RPG developed by Cornfox & Brothers, Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm, was originally released exclusively for Apple Arcade, but is now making its way to the Nintendo Switch.

Horizon Zero Dawn PC - 1/3 of Buyers Own the Game on PS4

Adrian Werner, 12 August 2020, 12:04

Despite the technical issues, the PC version of Horizon: Zero Dawn sells very well. Interestingly, every third buyer of the game on PC bought it earlier on PS4.

Forza Horizon 3 Will Disappear From Microsoft Store in Late September

Bart Swiatek, 12 August 2020, 11:49

The creators of the racing game Forza Horizon 3 informed that at the end of September both this game and its expansions will be withdrawn from sale in Microsoft Store.

Red Dead Online Unplayable After New Patch; Characters and Animals Disappear

Bart Swiatek, 12 August 2020, 10:47

Players complain that after the latest update - numberer 1.21 - Red Dead Online has become virtually unplayable. Users encounter numerous problems, related to e.g. connection stability, disappearing characters and the number of animals that appear in the game world. Developers from Rockstar Games are working on fixes.