Gamepressure.com News 17 February 2021
FPS Boost Will Improve Performance of Old Games on Xbox Series X/S
Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2021, 20:34
Microsoft has revealed the first titles with support for the FPS Boost feature. It makes Far Cry 4, Watch Dogs 2 and a handful of other titles run much smoother on the Xbox Series X console than on XONE.
Pharaoh on Steroids is Here; Nebuchadnezzar Launches
Agnes Adamus, 17 February 2021, 18:46
Nebuchadnezzar, a city-builder set in ancient Mesopotamia, was released today The title resembles the classic games from the genre, such as Pharaoh.
Epic Games Files Complaint Against Apple in Europe
Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2021, 18:28
Epic Games filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission. Tim Sweeney's company has once again drawn attention to what it believes are anti-consumer and monopolistic actions by the App Store's owner.
Google Blames ZeniMax Acquisition for Closure of Stadia's Devteams
Szarmancki, 17 February 2021, 17:59
According to a recent report from Kotaku, the closure of studios developing games for Google Stadia could have been influenced by Microsoft's buying streak and recent acquisitions of ZeniMax Media and Bethesda Softworks.
No Man's Sky Celebrates 5th Birthday, Adds Pets
Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2021, 16:45
Hello Games celebrates the 5th anniversary of No Man's Sky with a new update. Companions expansion enables us to tame pets that will accompany us on our space adventures.
It Takes Two From A Way Out Devs Goes Gold
Bart Woldanski, 17 February 2021, 16:24
It Takes Two, the latest game from the creators of A Way Out, has gone gold. This means that the March launch of the crazy platformer by Hazelight should be kept.
New Countryballs Game Announced
Milosz Szubert, 17 February 2021, 16:09
Exit Plan Games announced Bang-On Balls: Chronicles, a casual platform game, in which we will have the opportunity to visit the world of Countryballs. The title will debut on March 3, this year.
Emma Stone as Cruella in Disney's New Movie
Karol Laska, 17 February 2021, 15:57
A trailer and poster for Disney's upcoming live-action film titled Cruella have surfaced online. It will be a prequel to the animated classic 101 Dalmatians and will focus on the fate of the sinister fashion designer.
Euro Truck Simulator 2 Versions 1.39 and 1.40 Compared
Arkadiusz Strzala, 17 February 2021, 15:50
Euro Truck Simulator 2 is getting prettier and prettier. You can see for yourself what the upgraded in-game lighting looks like by participating in the testing of the Open Beta 1.40 version.
Cara Dune Cut From The Mandalorian Along With Gina Carano
Karol Laska, 17 February 2021, 15:26
Lucasfilm is making it clear - Cara Dune will no longer appear in The Mandalorian, so re-casting for the role is out of discussion. However, industry insiders have a different take on the matter, sharing details about Gina Carano's dismissal.
In Post-soviet Russia Smartphones are Charged by You
Szarmancki, 17 February 2021, 14:52
Researchers from Moscow's MISIS University showed off the results of their latest project. The idea is a technology that would enable us to charge a smartphone using our own body heat.
Five-year-old Valorant Player Wins 4-on-1 Duel
Sarafan, 17 February 2021, 14:47
A video posted on one of Valorant-related Twitter profiles shows a five-year-old boy showing off his skills. He defeated his opponents in a 4-on-1 situation.
New Call of Duty May Return to World War 2
Przemyslaw Dygas, 17 February 2021, 14:28
According to an informant connected with the Call of Duty series, the next installment may return to World War II era. Keep in mind, however, that this is unconfirmed information.
Short Nite - Fortnite Hosting a Short Animation Festival
Milosz Szubert, 17 February 2021, 14:26
Fortnite will host Short Nite, animated short film festival, on February 20-21. The event will include Creature Comforts, the Oscar-winning production from the creators of the iconic Wallace and Gromit series.
Cyberpunk 2077 Ratings Dropping on Steam; Players Want a Meaningful Patch
Adrian Werner, 17 February 2021, 14:15
Cyberpunk 2077 is getting worse and worse ratings from Steam users. We can clearly see the disappointment of players with subsequent updates.
TikTok is a Threat to Children, Claims Complaint to European Commission
Bart Swiatek, 17 February 2021, 14:11
The EU consumer rights organisation BEUC has filed a complaint with the European Commission against the popular online platform TikTok. The entity accuses the Chinese company of violating numerous provisions of EU law.
Marvel Announces Show on the Making of MCU
Karol Laska, 17 February 2021, 14:07
Marvel Studios has announced another series, though this time a documentary. It will tell the story behind the scenes of the upcoming MCU films and series.
The Last Jedi Director Confirms His Star Wars Trilogy
Karol Laska, 17 February 2021, 14:02
The upcoming Star Wars movie trilogy will most likely come out of the hands of Rian Johnson, confirming earlier reports. This is according to a journalist who recently interviewed the director.
SSDs Surpass HDDs in Terms of Sales
Bart Swiatek, 17 February 2021, 13:35
Analysts of Trendfocus Inc. presented a report on the SSD and HDD market. The former were more popular than the latter last year.
Minecraft Players Recreated LotR's Edoras
Przemyslaw Dygas, 17 February 2021, 13:32
Players have once again taken it upon themselves to recreate a great world from literature using Minecraft. This time they focused on Rohan, based on its vision in Lord of the Rings.
Leak: Diablo 2 Resurrected to be Revealed on BlizzCon 2021
Ness, 17 February 2021, 13:20
Diablo 2: Resurrected is to be officially announced at the upcoming BlizzCon. This information was shared by user Kaiser499, who was one of the first to report on Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 in the past.
DayZ Patch 1.11 Wipes Player Progress
Sarafan, 17 February 2021, 13:07
DayZ has just received a big patch 1.11. The patch fixes bugs and improves stability. Unfortunately players have to reckon with the fact that their progress on official servers has been wiped.
New Patch for Civilization 6 Changes Barbarians
Przemyslaw Dygas, 17 February 2021, 12:24
Civilization 6 will receive a free expansion pack to develop the barbarians encountered in the game. From now on players will be able to interact with them in more complex ways.
Evil Genius 2 Collector's Edition Revealed
Adrian Werner, 17 February 2021, 12:18
Rebellion revealed the Collector's Edition and Deluxe Edition of Evil Genius 2: World Domination. The devs also released a video showing off the sandbox mode.
Red Dead Online Finally Gets Solo Missions
Bart Swiatek, 17 February 2021, 12:03
Developers from Rockstar Games announced that Red Dead Online has a new category of missions - A New Source of Employment. What's interesting, the first three missions of this type offer single-player content.
Marvel's Avengers on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S in March
Paul Musiolik, 17 February 2021, 11:40
Marvel's Avengers will launch on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S on March 18. Along with the new version, we will receive another update, adding add Hawkeye and missions related to this character.
DOTA Will Get a Netflix Show
Adrian Werner, 17 February 2021, 11:26
Netflix and Valve have announced DOTA: Dragon's Blood, an animated fantasy series based on the popular MOBA game.
Resident Evil Outrage is Revelations 3. Leak Suggest Release Date
Bart Swiatek, 17 February 2021, 11:18
Dusk Golem, leaker who revealed a number of information concerning Resident Evil Village, reports that Resident Evil: Outrage, known to us since last year, was initially created as the third installment of the Revelations series. The game will probably come out next year and initially it will be available only on one platform.
Bitcoin Goes Over $50k
Capitalny, 17 February 2021, 11:00
BTC has crossed the $50,000 barrier for the first time, achiving a new record. Companies such as Tesla and BNY Mellon, which are increasingly showing interest in this market, may have significantly contributed to this situation.