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Gamepressure.com News 19 August 2020

Mafia Remake With Classic Difficulty Level

qjin, 19 August 2020, 21:50

Hangar 13 revealed details of the classic difficulty level that will appear in Mafia: Definitive Edition. The remake will offer a gameplay experience at least partially similar to the original.

Composer for BioShock Will Appear on Digital Dragons 2020

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 August 2020, 21:32

The organizers of the Digital Dragons 2020 conference revealed another creator who will appear on the online edition of the event. This time it's Garry Schyman, the creator of music for the BioShock series.

Lead Writer of Vampire Bloodlines 2 Laid Off

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 August 2020, 21:22

Brian Mitsoda, the lead writer of Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines, is no longer working on the sequel. Hardsuit Labs announced that he and Ka'ai Cluney were laid off, which was supposed have been to be a huge surprise for Mitsoda.

Here's the Dashboard of Xbox Series X

Michael Kulakowski, 19 August 2020, 21:16

Microsoft presented a trailer showing the appearance and functionality of the new menu of the Xbox Series X console, which will debut in November this year. The refreshed dashboard with new features will also appear on Xbox One and in the mobile application.

Prince of Persia Lives... in Unreliable Leaks

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 August 2020, 20:55

A potential leak associated with the Prince of Persia series has been found on the web. According to a Guatemalan store, this year we will receive a remake of a single game from the series.

Free Pokemon Cafe Mix With 5 Million Downloads

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 August 2020, 20:43

The Pokemon Company boasted 5 million downloads its free game titled Pokemon Cafe Mix. As thanks from the creators, the players will receive a small gift after logging into the game.

FIFA 21 Without Cross-play

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 August 2020, 19:34

Electronic Arts has commented on the cross-play feature in FIFA 21. Unfortunately, the publisher does not intend to enable cross-play, even between PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 or Xbox One and Xbox Series X users.

Miniseries on History of Classic Video Games Debuts on Netflix

Milosz Szubert, 19 August 2020, 19:21

Today, a documentary miniseries titled High Score debuted on Netflix. It focuses on presenting the history of many classic video games, such as Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, Doom or Wolfenstein 3D.

Mortal Shell - Players Report Serious Bugs

Bart Swiatek, 19 August 2020, 19:10

Mortal Shell players report two serious bugs in Cold Symmetry's game. The first one concerns the key Harden mechanics, while the second one resets the player's progress by overwriting the saved game data.

Xbox Series S Specs - What's Inside Xbox Series X's Little Brother?

Sodar, 19 August 2020, 17:57

The cheaper version of Xbox Series X, or Series S, can be up to 61% cheaper. Leak of console's specs shows that the explanation lies with the smaller number of GPU's computing units.

Pathfinder Kingmaker Update With Turn-based Combat Goes Live

Czarus, 19 August 2020, 15:28

The latest update for Pathfinder: Kingmaker has introduced turn-based combat and a number of other improvements. In addition, the game has also been released on PS4 and XONE consoles.

Streamer Becomes Popular by Losing in Fall Guys

Paul Wozniak, 19 August 2020, 14:43

Streamer TimTheTatman hasn't won any game in Fall Guys: UItimate Knockout yet, which makes his live Twitch broadcasts more and more popular. A few days ago there was also a situation where a player helped an inactive opponent advance to the next round.

Oculus Rift Will Require Facebook Account

Bart Swiatek, 19 August 2020, 13:44

Facebook plans to integrate the Oculus Rift platform with its social network. From October this year, new VR goggle owners will have to log in to the system using their Facebook account. In January 2023 the Oculus Rift system will be shut down and the only option to log in will be an FB account.

Star Wars Has no Time for Pandemic; Work on The Mandalorian is in Full Swing

Karol Laska , 19 August 2020, 13:31

The producers of The Mandalorian not only managed to film the second season without any problems, but also made sure that the filming for the third season proceeds as usual, regardless of the scale of the coronavirus pandemic.

Smartphone Will Check Whether We're Drunk?

Bart Swiatek, 19 August 2020, 13:23

Researchers from Stanford University and the University of Pittsburgh are working on a technology to detect the state of alcoholic intoxication by analyzing the way a smartphone user moves.

Riot Apologizes for a Tweet About Valorant

Paul Wozniak, 19 August 2020, 13:16

Riot Games admitted a communication error and apologized for last year's tweet, in which the company's CEO stated that in Valorant we will not eliminate our opponents using skills.

How Much Coin for The Witcher? Here's the Budget of Netflix's Show

Karol Laska , 19 August 2020, 12:55

The first 8 episodes of The Witcher were a bigger financial undertaking than most seasons of Game of Thrones. Here's the budget of one of Netflix's biggest hits.

Battlefield 6 Maps are Designed for 128 Players

Adrian Werner, 19 August 2020, 12:09

There have been rumors on the web that Battlefield 6 maps are designed to accommodate as much as 128 players. However, the standard mode is to be 32v32. It's possible that the increased scale is to enable a battle royale option.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Will Soon Leave Xbox Game Pass

Milosz Szubert, 19 August 2020, 11:39

Soon, the Xbox Game Pass library will be enriched with many new items. Among them we can mention Crusader Kings 3, Wasteland 3, Resident Evil 7 Biohazard or Darksiders: Genesis. Unfortunately, in the near future Red Dead Redemption 2 and NBA 2K20 will disappear from the offer.

Microsoft is Slowly Ceasing Support for Internet Explorer

Bart Swiatek, 19 August 2020, 11:00

Microsoft plans to gradually phase-out support for Internet Explorer 11 as part of its own service ecosystem (Microsoft 365) - the process will end in August 2021. Next March, the company also intends to cease the release of security updates for older versions of the Microsoft Edge browser.

Microsoft Flight Simulator - Disabling Data Link Boosts Performance

Bart Swiatek, 19 August 2020, 10:19

Tests conducted by editors of PC Gamer indicate that by disabling the „Data Link” function in Microsoft Flight Simulator, we can gain a few extra fps.