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Gamepressure.com News 05 August 2020

Reels - Facebook Launches Competition for TikTok

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 August 2020, 22:27

Facebook officially revealed Reels - a new Instagram feature and competition for TikTok. The service is available in over 50 countries.

First Reviews: Horizon Zero Dawn PC

Michael Kulakowski, 05 August 2020, 22:15

The first reviews of the long-awaited PC edition of Horizon Zero Dawn, which will be released in digital distribution this Friday, are appearing online. Despite several years having passed since its launch on PlayStation 4, the port has received very high scores from critics.

Twitter - Phone Numbers Added for Protection Were Used to Make Money

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 August 2020, 21:45

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Twitter in connection with a case of „unintentional” selling of access to the emails and telephone numbers provided by users as part of a two-step verification, among other things, to advertisers.

Xbox Game Pass in August - Darksiders: Genesis and FF VII HD

Agnes Adamus, 05 August 2020, 21:30

We got to know the titles that will go to the Xbox Game Pass in the first half of August. Among them we will find such titles as Darksiders: Genesis, Final Fantasy VII HD and The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan.

Ninja Returns to Twitch

Paul Wozniak, 05 August 2020, 21:20

Today, for the first time since the shutdown of Mixer, popular streamer Richard „Ninja” Tyler Blevins started streaming on Twitch.

GreedFall - Low Budget Action RPG Sold Extremely Well

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 August 2020, 21:15

Spiders boasted of GreedFall sales. Last year's action RPG was purchased over one million times already.

Obsidian - Fallout: New Vegas Director is Working on Unannounced Game

Milosz Szubert, 05 August 2020, 21:08

Josh Sawyer, chief designer at Obsidian Entertainment, revealed on Twitter that he is directing his own project, which is not Avowed. The details about it remain unknown.

14 Years of Graphic Evolution - FSX vs Flight Simulator 2020

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 21:03

Videos that appeared on the Flight Sim channel compare the graphics in the latest installment of Microsoft Flight Simulator with older games - Microsoft Flight Simulator X (2006) and X-Plane 11 (2017). One of the materials also compares in-game locations with real world counterparts side by side.

Red Dead Online - Hacker Blows Up Popular Streamers

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 20:59

A hacker is harassing Red Dead Online streamers. He does this by teleporting all players on the server to one spot and then blowing them up. The attack is carried out in such a way that victims often blame the attacked streamer for the situation.

Activision Hopes Diablo Immortal Will Repeat Success of CoD: Mobile

Milosz Szubert, 05 August 2020, 20:54

According to Dennis Durkin, CFO of Activision Blizzard, the success of last year's Call of Duty: Mobile is proof that the company's strategy to publish games based on well-known franchises on phones and tablets works. He is optimistic about the future and Diablo Immortal.

Fall Guys Successful Despite Review Bombing and Server Issues

Paul Wozniak, 05 August 2020, 16:40

Yesterday's release of the new online game Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout was a great success. However, it did not go without problems with servers and a wave of negative ratings from players.

PlayStation is a Platform for AAA Titles; Indies Don't Sell

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 16:26

Mike Rose from No More Robots said on Twitter that Nowhere Prophet sold on PS4 twenty times worse than on Nintendo Switch. This independent title is also doing better on Xbox One.

Boxed PlayStation Games in Retreat

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 16:09

The sales of boxed versions of games are becoming less and less important for the PlayStation brand - in the past quarter it generated only 6% of revenues related to digital entertainment. 74% of games were sold through digital distribution and most of the money is earned by expansions and microtransactions.

Obsidian Doesn't Want to Make Pillars of Eternity 3 Right Now

Dameredet, 05 August 2020, 16:01

A designer working at Obsidian answered a fan question about the third part of PoE. Unfortunately we have some bad news.

Dirty Harry Potter; Fans Swap All Wands for Firearms

Karol Laska , 05 August 2020, 15:49

An anonymous artistic group has spent the last 5 years on one of the more crazy and controversial fan projects to be released recently. Here is the first part of Harry Potter with guns instead of wands.

2020 As Seen by Minecraft Players

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 15:11

One of Minecraft fans has created a video presenting the most important events of 2020 - from the conflict between Iran and the USA, through the pandemic, to the launch of the rocket flying a mission to Mars.

CoD Warzone is Activision Blizzard's Golden Egg-laying Goose

Adrian Werner, 05 August 2020, 14:42

Activision has published a new financial statement. The publisher can boast of large increases in revenues and profits, mainly due to the popularity of Call of Duty: Warzone.

Aftermath of Detroit: Become Human's Successful Steam Launch

Milosz Szubert, 05 August 2020, 14:23

Quanitc Dream has boasted that its latest game, Detroit: Become Human, has sold 5 million copies worldwide on PC and PlayStation 4. It happened exactly a month after the title's debut on Steam.

PC Building Simulator Adds Esports Builds

Adrian Werner, 05 August 2020, 13:26

Esports Expansion for PC Building Simulator has been released. As the title suggests, the fun revolves around building PCs for Esports teams and helping players during the tournaments.

PS5 Accessories Presented

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 13:12

The PlayStation 5 website posted additional information about the various accessories that can be bought for the console. These include Pulse 3D Wireless Headset, controller charging station, multimedia remote control and camera.

Call of Duty Cold War is Being Made by Treyarch and Raven Software

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 11:48

Activision Blizzard has announced that another installment of the well-known FPS series Call of Duty is being created at Treyarch and Raven Software studios.