Free Call of Duty: Mobile Gets a Release Date
Jacob Blazewicz, 18 September 2019, 22:44
Activision has revealed the world launch date of the free Call of Duty: Mobile. The game will debut on Android and iOS next month.
Fortnite Losing Popularity on Twitch
Paul Wozniak, 17 September 2019, 14:42
According to the report presented by TheGamer, Fortnite's popularity on Twitch is constantly declining. This is mainly due to Ninja's move to a competitive platform and Tfue's announcement that he is taking a break from streaming.
New iOS 13 on iPhones Warns You Not to Use Facebook
Barth Faryna, 17 September 2019, 13:32
The iOS 13 system, which is due to be launched this week, offers many new measures to protect users' privacy. One of them is to notify people when applications try to secretly spy without their consent. People who downloaded early versions of the software are warned about Facebook.
Minecraft Going Strong - Over 110 Million Players Every month
Adrian Werner, 16 September 2019, 11:18
Microsoft has announced that more than 112 million people play Minecraft every month. That's an increase of several dozen millions since last year.
Pokemon Masters With the Second Best Mobile Debut in History
Adrian Werner, 04 September 2019, 16:27
The launch of Pokemon Masters was a great success. The app has been downloaded more than ten million times in four days. Only one mobile game can boast a better result.
New LEGO Star Wars Game Announced
Bart Swiatek, 04 September 2019, 11:37
Warner Bros. and Lucasfilm announced LEGO Star Wars Battles - a mobile spin-off of the well-known series, which, in contrast to other installments, will be a strategy game.
ZAO - Popular Chinese Alternative to FaceApp May be Dangerous
Konrad Serafinski, 03 September 2019, 12:05
The Chinese application ZAO, which allows you to superimpose your face in a video or photo, breaks records of popularity. In an instant, it became the most popular downloadable program in the Chinese App Store and... a true deep-fake machine.
USA vs China: Hardware Manufacturers Have Already Lost $10 Billion
Barth Faryna, 02 September 2019, 13:00
The trade war between the USA and China has entered a new phase. On September 1, this year US President Donald Trump introduced new customs duties on Chinese goods, which could hit consumers' wallets.
Apple Apologizes to Customers for Eavesdropping on Siri
Julia Dragovic, 29 August 2019, 23:25
Apple apologizes for having outsourced the listening of user conversations recorded by Siri and promises to improve. Now the company will do it by itself. And only if we want it to.
Co-designer of Night In The Woods was Laid off on Charges of Violence
Julia Dragovic, 29 August 2019, 20:14
Alec Holowka, co-designer of Night In The Woods, was laid off. This is Infinite Fall's reaction to Zoë Quinn's tweets in which the woman claims that the developer used psychological and physical violence against her. The studio has also cancelled one of its unannounced projects.
First Unofficial Gameplay From Mobile League of Legends
Paul Wozniak, 28 August 2019, 15:26
On the channel of a certain Chinese YouTube user there is a video showing the first gameplay from the mobile version of LoL. However, this is not an official presentation, although the game already looks promising.
Football Manager 2020 Launch in November; Hardware Requirements
Konrad Serafinski, 28 August 2019, 12:22
The first announcement of Football Manager 2020 has appeared in the web. The title will debut in November and will be available also on Google Stadia. What's more, this platform is supposed to be the best place to play. We have also learned the game's minimum hardware requirements.
Borderlands-related Event in Fortnite
Bart Swiatek, 27 August 2019, 17:37
The Fortnite X Mayhem event has launched in Fortnite and is linked to Borderlands, a series of shooters with RPG elements. The event was introduced with the latest update (version 10.20).
FIFA 20 Ultimate Team Web App and Companion App Release Dates
Adrian Werner, 27 August 2019, 17:31
Electronic Arts revealed the release dates of FIFA 20 Ultimate Team Web App and the mobile FIFA 20 Companion App, an application that allows you to control FUT in this year's edition of the cycle.
Maxis, The Sims Devs, are Working on New Live Service Game
Julia Dragovic, 26 August 2019, 14:25
Maxis begins working on a new, non-Sims, long-term live service AAA game, which will keep you chained to your computers. And mobile devices. At least that's how (more or less) the creators of a job offer for a new creative director see it.
Telling Lies Reviews - Captivating Story From Creator of Her Story
Milosz Szubert, 22 August 2019, 14:55
The first reviews of Telling Lies, an unusual FMV adventure game from Sam Barlow, appeared in the Internet. The latest work from the creator of Her Story and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories has met with very positive reception.
Beyond a Steel Sky With New Trailer and Gameplay
Milosz Szubert, 19 August 2019, 17:49
A new trailer and the first larger gameplay from Beyond a Steel Sky, a sequel to Revolution Software's adventure game Beneath a Steel Sky, appeared on the web. The title will be released on PC, iOS devices and unknown consoles, this year.
Telling Lies - Release Date of New Adventure Game From Her Story Devs
Paul Wozniak, 17 August 2019, 22:55
A short trailer informing about the release date of Telling Lies on PC and mobile devices has been published on the Internet. The new game from of the creator of Her Story will be available next week.
Facebook Eavesdropped on User Voice Messages Through Third-Parties
Bart Swiatek, 14 August 2019, 12:54
Zuckerberg's social networking website commissioned external companies to transcribe private voice messages of its users. The official objective was to check the effectiveness of the AI developed by the company.
Roblox Revenues Rising; New Features on the Way
Christian Pieniazek, 13 August 2019, 21:04
The devs of Roblox announced the introduction of a number of novelties to their game to improve the work of home-grown designers. We're talking about improved lighting, new terraing textures and moving Roblox Studio app to the cloud.
Minecraft: Super Duper Graphics Pack Update Cancelled
Bart Swiatek, 13 August 2019, 14:46
This is the end of Super Duper Graphics Pack - an ambitious, free DLC for Minecraft, which was supposed to change the graphic design of the old production. Mojang Studio has announced the cancellation of this project.
Teenage Fortnite Champion Swatted
Barth Faryna, 13 August 2019, 12:41
Kyle „Bugha” Giersdorf, a teenager who won 3 million dollars in the Fortnite World Cup last month, was a victim of the so-called „swatting”. When he was broadcasting live, his father entered his room and informed him that there was an armed SWAT unit in front of the house.
Instagram Direct and Messenger Integration in 2020
Konrad Serafinski, 13 August 2019, 12:16
Bloomberg reports that in 2020 Facebook will enable chat between Instagram and Messenger users. This will be the first step on the road to integrating the giant's platforms, as announced by Mark Zuckerberg.
Expert: „Games as Responsible For Shootings as Bananas For Suicides”
Bart Swiatek, 09 August 2019, 13:27
In connection with the tragic events in the United States, comments have been made that the responsible for them is a „culture of violence”, which is to be manifested, among other things, in video games. Scientists from the universities of Stetson and New Virginia have debunked this thesis, hard.
Sid Meier's Civilization 6 is the Fastest-selling Game in the Series
Adrian Werner, 07 August 2019, 11:28
Take-Two Interactive has announced that it has already sold over 5.5 million copies of Sid Meier's Civilization VI strategy. Thus, the production was the fastest selling part of the series.
This War of Mine - Fading Embers Expansion Launches
Michael Kulakowski, 06 August 2019, 19:26
The latest expansion for the survival game This War of Mine has just debuted on PCs. The Fading Embers expansion offers a completely new story that focuses on the protection of cultural heritage during the war, it also adds new locations and gameplay mechanics.
Roblox has Over 100 Million Active Players per Month
Konrad Serafinski, 03 August 2019, 13:35
Roblox, a free virtual playground, has exceeded the limit of 100 million active users per month. The creators boasted the result on a press release. What does the Minercaft say about this?
Civilization 6 May Receive a Third Major DLC
Adrian Werner, 03 August 2019, 12:23
Thanks to a survey posted by Firaxis Games, we learned that the studio is considering developing a third major DLC to the turn-based strategy Sid Meier's Civilization VI.
Total War: Elysium Card Game Announced
Michael Kulakowski, 02 August 2019, 22:56
Creative Assembly and SEGA have signed an agreement with the Chinese giant NetEase to distribute the Total War series in China. The result of the cooperation is the announcement of the Total War: Elysium online card game.
Mac Book Recommends Microsoft Surface - Corporate Level Trolling
Barth Faryna, 02 August 2019, 16:01
Microsoft has reached the heights of creativity and in its latest advertisement decided to troll Apple in a very sophisticated way. Mac Book itself recommends Microsoft Surface laptops.
Ninja Leaves Twitch for Microsoft's Mixer
Adrian Werner, 02 August 2019, 12:17
Ninja, Twitch's biggest star, has been bought by Microsoft and will now be streaming exclusively to Mixer.
The EU: Google Won't Listen to Recordings Collected by Assistant App
Bart Swiatek, 02 August 2019, 11:35
The German Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information has banned Google from listening to sound material recorded through the use of Smart Assistant app. The company agreed and offered to refrain from this practice throughout the European Union for a certain period of time.
Monument Valley 3 in the Works
Christian Pieniazek, 01 August 2019, 15:44
The Monument Valley series will get a third installment, which was announced by the studio responsible for it, ustwo. However, the project is still at an early stage of development.
Fortnite - Season X Launches; Mechs and Time Travel
Barth Faryna, 01 August 2019, 14:31
It's here! Fortnite Season X has just launched. The devs have prepared a lot of novelties and some important changes. All signs point that we will be returning to the past.
Trailer of Fortnite Season X has Leaked - Get Ready for Time Travel
Jacob Blazewicz, 31 July 2019, 23:38
Epic Games accidentally revealed the trailer for Season X of Fornite. Internet users managed to record some footage before it was removed, thanks to which we got to know some of the prepared attractions.
Portal Knights Will Get an MMO Version
Paul Wozniak, 31 July 2019, 22:10
505 Games and Duoyi Network are working together to create an online game in the universe of Portal Knights. The game will be released in a free-to-play model, and its first demo will be available in a few days during the China Joy event.
Games as Services and Digital Sales are the Source of EA's Success
Adrian Werner, 31 July 2019, 16:25
Electronic Arts is increasingly relying on digital sources of revenue. In the last quarter, the share of box sales amounted to less than 14%. We also found out how many gamers play Apex Legends every week.
More Than 2 Million People Watched Fortnite World Cup 2019 Finals Live
Frozen, 30 July 2019, 17:14
The finals of this year's Fortnite: Battle Royale World Championships attracted a large audience. Epic Games, the company responsible for creating the game, does not slow down and is already teasing season 10.
A 16-year-old Wins $3 million in Fortnite World Cup
Barth Faryna, 29 July 2019, 13:32
Fortnite World Cup 2019 is over. The world's best players confronted each other in New York City. We've seen both dramatic duo battles and vicious solo competition. The tournament was dominated by teenagers, which is due to the new, open recruitment system, so that the average age of players in this year's edition was only 16.
Forced Login to New Doom Ports Will Soon be Optional
Paul Wozniak, 28 July 2019, 19:10
The need to log in to the new Doom ports through Bethesda's website has angered mobile gaming fans, as they are unable to enjoy the games without an internet connection.
Dragalia Lost is Nintendo's Second Most Profitable Mobile Game
Konrad Serafinski, 28 July 2019, 19:07
Dragalia Lost, a mobile game from Nintendo, has exceeded the $100 million revenue barrier, making it the second most profitable mobile title from the Japanese company.
Doom Series Goes Console and Mobile to Celebrate 25th Anniversary
Agnes Adamus, 26 July 2019, 23:55
Id Software and Bethesda decided to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Doom franchise. On this occasion, the first three parts of the series were released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Doom I and II also received ports for mobile devices.
Privacy: Google Gives an Ultimatum to Devs of Chrome Extensions
Bart Swiatek, 26 July 2019, 12:09
Google has decided to change the policy for Chrome browser extensions. Add-ons will only be able to request user data that is necessary for their operation. The changes will enter into force in October. Extensions that are not adapted to the new requirements will disappear from the Chrome Web Store.
Facebook in Q2 2019 - Penalties, Scandals and Money Keep Piling up
Bart Swiatek, 25 July 2019, 16:34
It seems that image problems and scandals do not particularly harm Facebook. The company presented a report on its financial results in the second quarter of 2019. The company generated nearly $16.9 billion in revenues - 28% more than a year ago. This is one of the best results in recent years.
Growth of Digital Games Distribution; Great Form of Rainbow Six Siege
Christian Pieniazek, 24 July 2019, 00:51
The latest report of the SuperData group brings interesting info on digital distribution condition. It shows that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege is still doing great despite being almost four years old and Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled had a great start.
New Game From Journey Devs is Coming to PC
Konrad Serafinski, 23 July 2019, 11:02
Sky: Children of the Light is a game by thatgamecompany, the studio responsible for Journey. The new title has been available on iOS devices for a week, but soon it will also be available on PC and current-gen consoles.
iPhone 6 Explodes in the Hands of an 11-year-old Girl
Paul Wozniak, 15 July 2019, 12:55
Apple is trying to figure out what could have caused the iPhone 6 to explode in the hands of an 11-year-old girl. So far, the cause of the malfunction is unknown.
Dota Underlords - Battle Pass Prototype Tests Have Started
Adrian Werner, 14 July 2019, 18:44
Valve released the so-called Proto Pass for Dota Underlords, a prototype battle pass, which was given to everyone taking part in the open tests of the game.
Google Stadia Partner Program Very Popular Among Developers
Bart Swiatek, 12 July 2019, 13:24
During this year's Develop:Brighton conference, Sam Corcoran - Technical Account Manager at Google - informed that over 4 thousand companies have already applied to the partner program of the streaming platform Stadia.
Apple's in Trouble? Demand for iPhone Smartphones Drops
Bart Swiatek, 10 July 2019, 14:17
Wedbush analysts have prepared a report stating that Apple will ship 180 million iPhones to stores by the end of this fiscal year (September 2019). That's 37.7 million less than last year.