Path of Exile Mobile Announced - Game Without Pay To Win and Ads
Konrad Serafinski, 16 November 2019, 20:45
Path of Exile will hit mobile devices. Such information was shared by the developers during ExileCon 2019. According to the announcement, the title will not have pay-to-win microtransactions, pop-up ads or other „garbage” that we know from other mobile games.
Capcom Triumphs on Golden Joystick Awards 2019
Agnes Adamus, 15 November 2019, 21:50
The winners of this year's Golden Joystick Awards have been announced. The biggest winners of this edition of the poll are Capcom, which received three statuettes.
Brave - New Browser For Those Who Value Privacy
Bebop, 15 November 2019, 21:12
Brave 1.0 Browser is a proposal for people who want to protect their privacy. According to its creators, it works faster and offers more security than some of its competitors. It can be downloaded for free on PC and mobile devices.
Fortnite x Star Wars - Stormtroopers Invade Epic Games' Hit
Bart Swiatek, 15 November 2019, 11:46
A thematic event connected with the Star Wars universe has just begun in Fortnite. For now, the original Stormtrooper skin is available, but it cannot be ruled out that more prizes will be awarded.
Minecraft Dungeons Release Date and Special Event in Minecraft Earth
Christian Pieniazek, 14 November 2019, 22:44
Minecraft Earth and Minecraft: Dungeons received their „five minutes” on this year's X019. For fans of the former, there is a special event, while the players waiting for the latter can mark the month of its release in the calendar.
Minecraft Earth Launches in Early Access
qjin, 14 November 2019, 11:44
Minecraft Earth, the mobile spin-off of Mojang AB's hit, was released this week in early access. The augmented reality game is currently only available in ten selected countries.
Bug in Facebook App Switched on the Camera Without User's Knowledge
Bart Swiatek, 13 November 2019, 13:17
In one of the latest versions of the Facebook app for iOS, there was a bug, which in some cases resulted in the camera starting automatically. There is no evidence that the program was recording or taking pictures of something. The error was fixed in yesterday's update.
Hearthstone Battlegrounds - Open Beta of Auto Chess Mode Launches
Adrian Werner, 13 November 2019, 10:48
The open beta of Hearthstone Battlegrounds, the new Auto Chess-like gameplay mode in the popular card game from Blizzard Entertainment, has just begun.
Minecraft has Nearly Half a Billion Players Worldwide
Konrad Serafinski, 12 November 2019, 13:11
Minecraft has the highest number of players in the world. Analyst Daniel Ahmad reports that the title has assembled a community of 480 million players. What is more, the production also has 112 million active users per month.
Google Stadia Launch Titles Revealed
Adrian Werner, 12 November 2019, 13:05
We have learned the list of twelve launch titles for Google Stadia. On the day of its release, the service will offer access to such games as Red Dead Redemption 2, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Mortal Kombat 11 and the last three installments of the Tomb Raider series.
Call of Duty: Mobile Still Beats Popularity Records
Paul Wozniak, 11 November 2019, 22:28
The first month after the launch of Call of Duty: Mobile was a great success. The title was downloaded 148 million times. Thus, the game easily outperformed the results of such mobile shooters as Fortnite or PUBG.
Adobe Photoshop Debuts on iPad With a Free Trial Period
qjin, 05 November 2019, 14:55
Today was the launch of Adobe Photoshop on iPads running the iPadOS 13.1 operating system. The application is available for download at Apple store, and for the first month you can use it for free.
Professional Fortnite Player Gets Lifelong Ban for Using Aimbots
Milosz Szubert, 04 November 2019, 22:08
Jarvis Kaye, a member of the famous FaZe Clan sports organization, has been permanently banned from Fortnite. It happened after he posted videos on his YouTube channel, on which he uses aimbots when playing Epic Games' title.
Google Buys Fitbit for Over $2 Billion
Adrian Werner, 04 November 2019, 13:26
Google has announced its intention to acquire Fitbit, a company specializing in the production of fitness trackers and smartwatches.
Diablo Immortal - Watch Gameplay Trailer From Blizzcon 2019
Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2019, 21:14
After the announcement of Diablo 4, Blizzard reminded us of Diablo Immortal. The mobile version of the franchise got another trailer, presenting the demon hunter, new locations and other attractions offered by the game.
Hearthstone: Descent of Dragons - New Expansion and Auto Chess Mode
Paul Wozniak, 01 November 2019, 20:49
A new expansion for Hearthstone has been announced, called Descent of Dragons. As you can guess, most of the cards will revolve around dragons and related mechanics. The game will also include the a new mode modelled on the genre of auto chess (auto battlers).
Let's Watch the Opening Ceremony of BlizzCon 2019
Adrian Werner, 01 November 2019, 19:00
The BlizzCon will begin tonight. New projects will be revealed during the opening ceremony. Rumors include Overwatch 2, Diablo 4, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands and a game inspired by Auto Chess.
Vatican and Acer Present eRosary; Already Available in Sale
Julia Dragovic, 30 October 2019, 14:27
A not obvious cooperation between the Holy See and Acer resulted in the Click To Pray eRosary. A digital rosary and fitness band in one is compatible with the papal application improving prayer recitation. Since yesterday the gadget is available in stores, but do not take out your wallets just yet.
Apex Legends Has 70 Million Players, EA Boosts Investment in Live-service
Adrian Werner, 30 October 2019, 13:43
70 million people have already played in Apex Legends. The success of the production, as well as the FIFA Ultimate Team and Madden Ultimate Team modes, has increased the importance of digital sources of revenue to EA and the company intends to invest more in live-service games.
EA Plans - New Games From Criterion, DICE, BioWare and More
Christian Pieniazek, 30 October 2019, 11:58
Electronic Arts has shared its plans for the future. These are ambitious, including the release of new works from Criterion Games, DICE, BioWare, Motive and Maxis, unannounced productions from EA Sports, and the continuation of EA Originals program.
Blizzard Releases an Icy Teaser Trailer for New Hearthstone Expansion
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 October 2019, 13:25
Blizzard has announced another attraction of this year's BlizzCon. The company treated us with a short trailer preparing us for the announcement of a new expansion to Hearthstone, which will crown the Year of the Dragon story campaign.
Epic Games Sue Person Responsible for Fortnite Leaks
Paul Wozniak, 27 October 2019, 20:23
Epic Games is suing a player who used Twitter to inform fans about what new season of Fortnite will bring. It turned out that he took part in the testing of the new content in September and, by revealing what he learned, broke the confidentiality agreement.
Using Smartphone in the Bathroom? Research Shows That Most of Us Do
Julia Dragovic, 24 October 2019, 14:10
A recent study by Bank My Cell shows which sex and which generations use the phones most when sitting on the toilet. Spoiler: the winners are, of course, the millennials.
Night Mode in iOS 13 Extends Battery Life of Your iPhone
Laty, 21 October 2019, 12:38
For years, iPhone users have been waiting for being able to turn on the night mode. One of the most desirable features has been introduced in the latest update for iOS 13. As it turns out, this option enables you to save battery life.
Hong Kong Protests: Blizzard Bans Further Hearthstone Players
Julia Dragovic, 17 October 2019, 12:54
After the AU Hearthstone team supported Hong Kong protests in an official stream stream, Blizzard decided to impose a six-month suspension penalty on the players.
Tenth Anniversary of League of Legends - Summary of Riot Games' Announcements
Adrian Werner, 16 October 2019, 21:26
We have gathered all the major announcements of Riot Games in one place. These included several new games, League of Legends port to consoles and mobile devices, and an animated show set in the LoL universe.
Stolen Halo 4 Image Causes Withdrawal of Stellaris: Galaxy Command
Michael Kulakowski, 16 October 2019, 20:46
Paradox Interactive withdrew the beta version of the mobile Stellaris: Galaxy Command from distribution after it was revealed that it contained a stolen illustration created for Halo 4. The title was produced by a subcontractor, the Chinese studio GameBear.
League of Legends Coming to Mobile and Consoles
arRacoon, 16 October 2019, 11:07
Riot Games announced that League of Legends, after 10 years of dominance in the PC market, is coming to consoles and mobile devices. The new version of the iconic MOBA game will be subtitled Wild Rift. The creators plan to see the mobile version as soon as 2020. They also give an initial specification.
Legends of Runeterra Revealed - A Card Game Set in LoL Universe
Paul Wozniak, 16 October 2019, 10:56
Riot Games has announced a card game set in the world of LoL - Legends of Runeterra. We will collect cards with champions from League of Legends, create decks and take part in duels. The closed beta will be launched in 2020.
Paradox Interactive Announces Stellaris: Galaxy Command
Christian Pieniazek, 15 October 2019, 21:05
Paradox Interactive announced Stellaris: Galaxy Command, a real-time space strategy designed for mobile devices. The title is available in selected countries within a so-called „soft launch”.
Fortnite is Back From the Black Hole! Chapter 2 Now Available
Adrian Werner, 15 October 2019, 12:50
A patch has debuted that updates Epic Games' popular shooter to Fortnite Chapter 2. The devs have also released two new trailers.
Football Manager 2020 Release Date and Price
Konrad Serafinski, 15 October 2019, 12:30
SEGA and Sports Interactive revealed the official release date of Football Manager 2020 - the game will launch on the PC, Android and iOS devices on November 19, 2012.
Fortnite Chapter 2 Rumors - Trailer, Map and Season 11 Launch Date
Adrian Werner, 15 October 2019, 09:59
A lot of information about Fortnite Chapter 2 leaked into the web. The first trailer appeared, images of the new map were found, and curious fans probably also discovered the release date of the new season.
Fortnite Goes Offline; Black Hole Swallowed All, Social Media Wiped
Bart Swiatek, 14 October 2019, 12:33
The tenth season has ended in Fortnite, and with it... the whole game, at least apparently. Epic Games megahit's servers have been shut down and social media channels only show a mysterious video / image of a black hole.
Fortnite: Chapter 2 Will Offer New Map and Motorboats?
Adrian Werner, 12 October 2019, 20:13
Thanks to a leak, we learned that the next stage of Fortnite's development will not be the usual eleventh season. Instead, the game will be renamed Fortnite: Chapter 2 and will receive a new map where we will be able to use motorboats.
Tinder Earns More Than YouTube and Netflix
Laty, 11 October 2019, 20:22
Tinder, a dating app that enables you to meet new people without leaving your home, has been promoted to the name of the most profitable application on iOS and Android. Giants like Netflix and YouTube were left behind.
PUBG Mobile - the Most Profitable Mobile Game of Q3 2019
Paul Wozniak, 11 October 2019, 20:16
SensorTower published information on mobile game revenues in the third quarter of this year. The game market for mobile devices has grown compared to the previous year, and the players are increasingly willing to spend money on improvements or cosmetic items.
EU Report Warns Against 5G Devices From „Hostile Suppliers”
Bart Swiatek, 11 October 2019, 19:30
The recently published „EU coordinated risk assessment of the cybersecurity of 5G networks” report summarises the most important risks associated with the implementation of the new communication standard. One of the issues raised is the danger of entrusting the development of infrastructure to a single company, which may be under the influence of an external state.
Corruption and Collapse of Values - ex-Blizzard Employee on Chinese Influence
Bart Swiatek, 11 October 2019, 12:23
Mark Kern, former Team Lead at Blizzard Entertainment, responded on Twitter to the high-profile Hong Kong protest scandal. In his opinion, the company is acting against its own values. The developer also quotes several stories that illustrate the extent of influence and methods of Chinese companies in the gaming industry.
Apple Removes HKMap.live App After Pressure From Chinese Authorities
Adrian Werner, 10 October 2019, 14:07
Apple succumbed to pressure from the Communist Party of China and removed the HKmap.live app from the App Store. The app is used by Hong Kong protesters to track police activity.
Tim Sweeney: „Epic Will not Punish Fortnite Players for Talking Politics”
Jacob Blazewicz, 09 October 2019, 22:47
Tim Sweeney from Epic Games referred to the controversy surrounding the suspension of Chung „blitzchung” Ng Wai by Blizzard for a political statement during a Hearthstone tournament. The CEO assured that he would not allow Fortnite players to be punished for their political statements.
Call of Duty Mobile With the Best Mobile Launch in History
arRacoon, 09 October 2019, 10:53
Call of Duty: Mobile has been downloaded more than 100 million times. This is the best opening in the history of mobile games. The game was released on October 1 on iOS and Android and has already achieved twice the financial result than Fortnite and PUBG put together within a week of its release.
Epic is Not Just Against Steam - 30% is the Industry Standard
Bart Swiatek, 08 October 2019, 15:43
IGN conducted an analysis which shows that Steam's 30% revenue share does not differ from the industry standards. Only a few other distributors apply different rules - including, of course, Epic Games Store, which often accuses Valve of engaging in shameful practices.
Epic Games Accused of Not Telling us Fortnite Might be Addictive
Bart Swiatek, 07 October 2019, 12:05
A Canadian law firm accuses Epic Games of deliberately making Fornite an addictive game and not informing users of the resulting threat. Lawyers are preparing a class action lawsuit, indicating, among other things, this year's World Health Organization ruling and a similar case against a cigarette manufacturer.
Call of Duty: Mobile Has Already Been Downloaded 35 Million Times
Michael Kulakowski, 05 October 2019, 20:25
In just a few days after its launch, Call of Duty: Mobile has already been downloaded 35 million times. The game climbed to the top of the list of most frequently downloaded applications for iOS and Android in more than a hundred countries of the world.
Blizzard Entertainment Once Again Assures That It Loves the PC
Bart Swiatek, 03 October 2019, 13:20
J. Allen Brack, president of Blizzard Entertainment, reaffirmed that his company does not intend to abandon the PC market. PC remains a key platform for the developer.
Mario Kart Tour Remains in the Lead - Over 90 Million Downloads
Milosz Szubert, 03 October 2019, 12:45
The free racing game Mario Kart Tour has been downloaded over 90 million times in the first week since its launch on mobile devices. This is the best result of a Nintendo game in this market.
Call of Duty Mobile Launches to Great Success
Adrian Werner, 03 October 2019, 11:20
The creators of Call of Duty: Mobile have reasons to be satisfied. According to analysts, the game has been downloaded more than 20 million times.
Amazon's Sidewalk Network Can Track Millions of People
Bart Swiatek, 02 October 2019, 09:57
The recently announced new connectivity standard called Sidewalk can enable Amazon to track millions of users of its mobile devices. This also applies to people who do not intend to use the network created by the company.
Rebel Inc. on PC; New Game From Plague Inc. Devs Goes to Early Access
Konrad Serafinski, 01 October 2019, 11:00
Ndemic Creations announced that Rebel Inc.: Escalation will be released on PC. The game (available on mobile devices as Rebel Inc.) will be released in early October this year.