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Gamepressure.com News 18 August 2020

The Next Nintendo Indie World Showcase Stream

Matt Buckley, 18 August 2020, 21:54

Expect some news from Nintendo as they make some announcements about their independent games in a showcase today at 9am PST.

An Amazon Listing for Skyward Sword Fuels Rumors

Matt Buckley, 18 August 2020, 21:47

A listing for a Switch version of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword appears to have been posted on Amazon by Nintendo. The post has now been deleted, but the question remains: was this an accidental leak by Nintendo?

First Major Expansion for Total War: Three Kingdoms Announced

Dameredet, 18 August 2020, 21:31

Total War: Three Kingdoms will get a big expansion. The Furious Wild willenable players to visit the wild south of China.

Baldur's Gate 3 Gets New Early Access Launch Date

Karol Laska , 18 August 2020, 21:20

Larian Studios has announced a new early access release date for Baldur's Gate 3. The title will be available for testing on Steam.

Baldur's Gate 3 PC System Requirements

Karol Laska , 18 August 2020, 21:09

We're already learned the PC system requirements of Baldur's Gate 3, a continuation of the iconic series of isometric RPGs, which will soon be released in early access.

EA Play Launch Date on Steam

Michael Kulakowski, 18 August 2020, 20:59

We have learned the exact launch date of EA Play on Steam. Its subscribers will receive full access to several dozen games from Electronic Arts catalogue, early access to new releases, as well as discounts and various bonuses.

Observer System Redux - Visual Comparison on PS5 and Xbox Series X

Sodar, 18 August 2020, 20:50

GameSpot has published a video that compares the visuals of Observer: System Redux with the older version of the game, thus showing the capabilities of next-gen consoles.

Minecraft and Jurassic World in New DLC

Karol Laska , 18 August 2020, 20:36

Mojang Studios has prepared a new Minecraft expansion that will move the players to the universe of Jurassic Park. It will be possible to train dinosaurs and build our own dino reserve.

Batman: Gotham Knights Gets Two More Teasers; Batgirl and Two Face Confirmed

Karol Laska , 18 August 2020, 20:24

Warner Bros. Games Montreal has released another teaser of, if we believe the reports, the new Batman game. In addition, fans managed to decipher tomorrow's puzzle.

WoW Shadowlands With Ray Tracing Support Thanks to Nvidia Drivers

qjin, 18 August 2020, 20:09

The latest drivers for Nvidia GeForce GPUs have introduced ray tracing support for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. We will be able to check the changes by testing the beta version of the upcoming expansion for the popular MMORPG.

Sexual Harassment at Rocksteady; Company Accused of Lack of Reaction

Karol Laska , 18 August 2020, 19:58

The British studio Rocksteady, responsible, for example, for the Batman: Arkham series, has been accused by its employees of not acting in any way on a sexual abuse cases within the company.

US Secret Service Bought Information About Smartphone Users

Michael Kulakowski, 18 August 2020, 19:46

Vice reports that the U.S. Secret Service has circumvented laws requiring it to obtain a court order to track citizens. It was doing so by buying geolocation data from mobile app manufacturers using proxies. The practice was used for many years.

Release of Deathloop From Dishonored Devs Delayed

qjin, 18 August 2020, 19:38

Arkane Lyon, the creators of the Dishonored series, has announced that the release of Deathloop will be delayed until next year. The title will initially only hit PC and PS5.

New Ideas for Firewatch Adaptation - Plans for Movie or TV Series

Milosz Szubert, 18 August 2020, 19:29

There's been a lot of talk about Firewatch adaptaton again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Snoot Entertainment has established a collaboration with Campo Santo, which will result in a movie or a TV series based on the 2016 game. So far we don't know many details about it.

Hitman 3 Without Multiplayer Mode

Paul Wozniak, 18 August 2020, 19:16

The creators from IO Interactive have shared new information about the game modes available in Hitman 3. Thus, we have learned that in the upcoming installment of the popular series we will not experience any form of multiplayer fun on the day of released.

18 Minutes of Gameplay From Fan Remake of Battle for Middle-earth

Milosz Szubert, 18 August 2020, 18:54

A presentation of gameplay from BFME: Reforged, a fan-made remake of the The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth, which is being built on Unreal Engine 4. Unfortunately, it is still unknown when the project will have its official release.

Apple Patents its Own Game Streaming on 5G

Sodar, 18 August 2020, 18:46

An Apple's patent for streaming games over the 5G network has recently been made public. According to it, a game is to be played on a server and the mobile device is only to display the transmitted image.

First Reviews: Mortal Shell - Tasty Morsel for Dark Souls Fans

Bart Swiatek, 18 August 2020, 18:31

Today marks the release of Mortal Shell - a dark action RPG from Cold Symmetry, which draws inspiration from the famous Dark Souls series. It seems like we've got quite a good game on our hands.

Game From Suikoden Devs Becomes a Hit on Kickstarter

Adrian Werner, 18 August 2020, 18:13

Kickstarter campaign for Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, a jRPG from the devs of Suikoden, has already raised over $3 million.

Apple Responds to Epic Games' Suit, Targets Unreal Engine

Czarus, 18 August 2020, 17:31

Epic Games' battle against Apple continues. The court has received an application from Tim Sweeney's company to issue an injunction against the cellphone giant. We can read in it that Epic may soon lose access to development tools on Apple's devices.

Big Exploit in CS:GO Enables Players to See Through Walls

Paul Wozniak, 18 August 2020, 17:20

For some time now, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has had a large exploit that enabled players to see through walls and smoke grenades, among other things. Valve tried to get rid of it earlier this month, but this just made the bug easier to use.

Game Files Suggest Jack Black's Appearance in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2

Milosz Szubert, 18 August 2020, 17:13

File diggers found evidence in the data of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 demo that we will see Jack Black in the game. The popular actor and singer lent his appearance to one of the skaters.

$2300 for GeForce RTX 3090 - New Leaks

Bart Swiatek, 18 August 2020, 16:57

A leak that appeared on the Chinese-speaking forum ChipHell suggests that the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 - the top card of the Ampere line - will cost over $2000.

Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars for Fall Guys Skin; Companies Sponsor a Worthy Cause

Dameredet, 18 August 2020, 14:56

The devs of Fall Guys decided to take advantage of the popularity of their game and organized a charity auction. The winner will receive a dedicated skin in the game.

That's How You Become an Avenger; Recorded Audition for Spider-Man

Karol Laska , 18 August 2020, 14:16

Are you curious how Tom Holland convinced the creators to give him a chance to appear in the MCU? A short clip from the auditions appeared online.

Xbox Series X in New Photos From Xperion E-arena

Sodar, 18 August 2020, 13:34

A Twitter user has published new photos of the Xbox Series X console. They come from Xperion E-arena from a Saturn store, and the device shown there is a prototype.

Take-Two Registers Website for GTA Vice City Online? Yes, but.

Milosz Szubert, 18 August 2020, 13:15

Info that Take-Two Interactive has registered the gtavicecityonline.com and gtavi.com domains has made rounds on the web. This is true, but it has done so over a decade ago. Now, the company has only extended its reservation.

Baldur's Gate 3 Release Date Will be Revealed Today

Adrian Werner, 18 August 2020, 13:07

Larian has planned a Baldur's Gate 3 show for tonight, during which we'll watch a fresh gameplay and learn the game's release date in early access.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Launches

Adrian Werner, 18 August 2020, 11:58

Microsoft Flight Simulator has launched. It was not without technical problems and there were also funny situations. The release caused an impressive increase in the number of Windows users in the tiny Republic of Kiribati.

Prices of SSDs and RAM May Drop Soon

Bart Swiatek, 18 August 2020, 11:48

The DRAMeXchange website reports that we may soon see a significant drop in prices of RAM and SSDs. The reason for this is that many companies' warehouses are still stocked and the production of new chipsets is more efficient than expected.

Sony Develops New VR Goggles; Not Necessarily for PS5

Agnes Adamus, 18 August 2020, 00:01

On Sony's Japanese website there was an advertisement for an engineer constructing VR goggles. However, it was not posted by the R&D department of PlayStation, which may suggest that the device will not be suitable for PS5.