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Diablo 4's Lead Level Designer Fired by Activision

Adrian Werner, 12 August 2021, 11:07

Activision has fired three experienced developers from Blizzard Entertainment, including the director of Diablo IV and the game's lead level designer. This is most likely related to the recent high-profile harassment and bullying scandal within the publisher's teams.

Rumor: Call of Duty: Vanguard to be Announced Next Week

Michael Kulakowski, 11 August 2021, 22:46

According to rumors, the latest installment of the Call of Duty series, which is to be subtitled Vanguard, will be unveiled on August 19. This will most likely take place during a special Call of Duty: Warzone event.

Life is Strange: Remastered Collection Delayed

Jacob Blazewicz, 11 August 2021, 22:39

Life is Strange: Remastered Collection will not be released in September. Nor this year, because the developers have significantly delayed the debut of the set.

F2P MMO Bless Unleashed Conquered Steam, but Not Player Hearts

Jacob Blazewicz, 11 August 2021, 21:46

Bless Unleashed has been quite successful on Steam. At least in terms of the number of active players, as the console MMORPG's PC release didn't generate much enthusiasm.

First Reviews and Launch Trailer for AC: Valhalla's Siege of Paris DLC

Michael Kulakowski, 11 August 2021, 21:38

The launch trailer for Assassin's Creed: Valhalla - Siege of Paris, which will be available on August 12, has appeared online. We also got to know the first reviews scores and opinions on the DLC.

Diablo 2: Resurrected Without Classic Multiplayer Connection Option

Jacob Blazewicz, 11 August 2021, 21:24

Blizzard has not kept its word regarding the multiplayer option over TCP/IP in Diablo II: Resurrected. Furthermore, it is uncertain whether players will receive ladders (i.e. ranked seasons) at launch.

STALKER 2 is Powered by Unreal Engine 5

Michael Kulakowski, 11 August 2021, 20:59

The developers of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl have confirmed that it is being powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine, which was first introduced to the world last year.

Red Dead Online's Call to Arms Survival Mode Gains Popularity

Szarmancki, 11 August 2021, 18:03

A new mode in Red Dead Online called Call to Arms has taken players' hearts by storm and enabled them to fill their wallets with gold and dollars.

The Ascent's Cyberpunk World is Even More Beautiful in FPP

Hubert Sledziewski, 11 August 2021, 17:58

The Ascent from Neon Giant has been impressing with its visuals for almost two weeks now. The details of the cyberpunk world can be examined even more closely - just run the FPP mode.

Stardew Valley, Aragami 2 and Evil Genius 2 in Game Pass

Adrian Werner, 11 August 2021, 17:52

We got to know more games that will be included in the Game Pass subscription. Among them there are such productions as Stardew Valley, Aragami 2 or Evil Genius 2.

Fortnite as Open-world RPG? Leaked Image May Hint at New Gameplay Mode

Gacek, 11 August 2021, 17:42

Circumstantial evidence has emerged that suggests Fortnite will get an open-world mode reminiscent of RPGs.

Blizzard Lost Nearly 50% of Players in the Last Four Years

Qskan, 11 August 2021, 17:34

The latest figures are devastating for Blizzard Entertainment. The latest report shows that the number of active users of the studio's games has almost halved.

Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 Launches Today

Szarmancki, 11 August 2021, 16:57

Today marks the release of a new installment of one of Playway's best-selling brands - Car Mechanic Simulator 2021. In addition to the game itself, there will also be two expansions introducing new Nissan vehicles and cars powered by electric engines.

Age of Empires 2: Dawn of the Dukes Launches

Czarus, 11 August 2021, 16:42

Yesterday marked the release of Dawn of the Dukes, an expansion to the iconic strategy game Age of Empires 2. The addition introduces, e.g. Poland as a playable nation. Brace yourselves, the winged hussars have arrived.

Snow Blood Oil - 11 Bit Studios Teases New Project; Announcement Tomorrow

Adrian Werner, 11 August 2021, 16:30

Tomorrow the team at 11 bit studios, known for Frostpunk and This War of Mine, will announce their next project. The devs describe it as „Snow Blood Oil”.

Minecraft 1.18 - Latest Snapshot Focuses on Biomes Again

mokosh, 11 August 2021, 15:53

Another snapshot for the upcoming Minecraft update is available. This is the third part of the snapshots dedicated to changes to be introduced in the upcoming version 1.18. The developers are once again working on the way the terrain is generated.

FIFA 22 - Big Changes Coming to FUT; Revolution Planned For Division Rivals

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 11 August 2021, 15:49

FIFA 22 is set to change the face of FUT. The Division Rivals and FUT Champions will undergo a major transformation, and other new features should please most players.

Forza Horizon 5 in Gorgeous 4K Gameplay

Adrian Werner, 11 August 2021, 13:49

Two notable videos from Forza Horizon 5 have hit the web, with one offering 12 minutes of gameplay in 4K and the other being an official developer video focusing on showing off the variety of locations available in the game.

FIFA 22 Won't Force Players to Watch Their Opponent's Celebrations

Qskan, 11 August 2021, 12:19

Players will no longer have to watch their opponent celebrate scoring a goal in online matches in FIFA 22. There will be an option to set the camera on your players in the options.

Battlefield 4: Second Assault For Free

Agnes Adamus, 11 August 2021, 12:07

Until August 17, you can get the Battlefield 4: Second Assault DLC for free in Microsoft Store and on Origin. You can pick up the expansion on PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

Dr. DisRespect Will Make Games Together With Other „Mega-influencers”

Adrian Werner, 11 August 2021, 11:42

Dr. DisRespect announced plans to create his own development studio. It is to create games together with other „mega-influencers”.

Details on Diablo 2: Resurrected Beta

Szarmancki, 10 August 2021, 22:37

Diablo II: Resurrected beta testing will begin earlier than expected, because alredy this weekend. The open beta of the remaster will launch next week.

More GTA 5 Mods Blocked by Take-Two

Michael Kulakowski, 10 August 2021, 22:18

Take-Two continues its crusade against Grand Theft Auto V modders who put elements from previous installments into the game or convert them to its graphics engine. Another popular GTA 5 mod website has received an official letter, in which the publisher demands the removal of several fan projects.

Techland's Lead Level Designer Reveals Details About Easter Eggs in Dying Light 2

Szarmancki, 10 August 2021, 19:15

Techland's lead level designer Piotr Pawlaczyk revealed that Dying Light 2 will feature quite a few easter eggs alluding to pop culture, media, and the previous installment. He also mentioned the undiscovered „easter eggs” in the first part of the game.

Gigabyte Hacked; 112 GB of Documents From AMD and Intel in the Hands of Attackers

Michael Kulakowski, 10 August 2021, 19:06

Gigabyte, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, was attacked by hackers and became a victim of a ransomware attack. The criminals are threatening to publish more than 112GB of the company's confidential files, which include sensitive technical documents from AMD and Intel, among others.

Humankind - Civilization's Rival From Day One on Xbox Game Pass PC [UPDATED]

Agnes Adamus, 10 August 2021, 17:59

Another title that will be available on Xbox Game Pass from day one has been announced. It is the 4X strategy game Humankind. The game will be released exclusively on PC.

You Have a Boxed Copy of Cyberpunk 2077? It's Got Evidence for Devs Cutting Content

Hubert Sledziewski, 10 August 2021, 17:38

The hosts of the Deconstructing The Game channel on YouTube have compared the world of Cyberpunk 2077 with the physical game map included in the boxed edition. The differences between the two are undeniable evidence of CD Projekt RED cutting content.

Intel Plans a Megafactory in the U.S.; Expands Existing Facilities

Arkadiusz Strzala, 10 August 2021, 17:34

Intel is planning to build a new factory in the US and is expanding the Oregon facility. Is the capacity expansion an answer to the chip crisis and the popularity of AMD processors?

AC Valhalla Used to Advertise Tourism

Adrian Werner, 10 August 2021, 17:12

The release of the Wrath of the Druids DLC for Assassin's Creed: Valhalla has become an opportunity to advertise tourism. An organization under the government of Northern Ireland spent almost 50 thousand euros for this purpose.

Fans Ask About Updates and DLCs for Cyberpunk 2077 After the Recent Dry Spell

Gacek, 10 August 2021, 16:53

Fans of Cyberpunk 2077 are looking anxiously at CD Projekt's lack of action. Players are counting down the days since the previous updates and impatiently waiting for new information.

Team Fortress 2 Will Get a Fan-remake on Source 2

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 August 2021, 16:43

Team Fortress 2 fans are fed up with Valve ignoring the game. The team at Amper Software has taken on quite a challenge: they want to recreate the entire TF2 on the Source 2 engine.

Player Will Not be the Center of the World in Far Cry 6

Przemyslaw Dygas, 10 August 2021, 15:01

The developers have announced that Far Cry 6 will present a large and living world. It will not need player influence to function.

Hit MMORPG Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Coming to PC

Adrian Werner, 10 August 2021, 14:48

Thanks to a Taiwanese age rating agency, we learned that a PC version of Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds, an MMORPG spin-off of the popular Japanese franchise, is being developed.

Xbox Cloud Gaming With Major Change on PC

Przemyslaw Dygas, 10 August 2021, 14:35

Xbox Cloud Gaming on PC can now be used via the Xbox app. However, you will need to meet certain requirements in order to use it.

Full Map of Forza Horizon 5 Revealed [UPDATED]

Agnes Adamus, 10 August 2021, 13:45

Playground Games and Microsoft have unveiled the full map for Forza Horizon 5. We can see the road layout and the variety of available terrain in Mexico.

Resident Evil Village PC Got Another Performance Patch

Adrian Werner, 10 August 2021, 13:18

Capcom released another performance enhancing patch for the PC version of Resident Evil Village.

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Next-gen Patch for Xbox Series X|S Available [UPDATED]

Agnes Adamus, 10 August 2021, 13:01

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice has received a free next-gen patch on Xbox Series X|S. It introduces a number of graphical fixes, including DirectX ray-tracing.

Atomic Heart Wants to Avoid Cyberpunk 2077's Mistake; PS4 Version to Run Smoothly

Adrian Werner, 10 August 2021, 10:53

Mundfish informed that they are already polishing Atomic Heart before release. Moreover, the creators assured that last-gen console versions will run smoothly.

AMD on the Offensive - Ryzens Much More Popular Than Intel CPUs

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 August 2021, 20:06

Intel still rules the CPU market, but AMD is starting to tread on its heels. In fact, the new Ryzen 5000 have made AMD's CPUs much more popular in some stores than Intel's.

Here's A Trailer for the Canceled Duke Nukem Prequel

Gacek, 09 August 2021, 19:48

Animator Gregor Punchatz has presented the official trailer for Duke Nukem Begins, the unreleased installment of the iconic series.

No Man's Sky Turned Five; Devs Celebrate and Announce Next Update

Przemyslaw Dygas, 09 August 2021, 17:36

Hello Games decided to celebrate the fifth birthday of No Man's Sky with a special video showing the evolution of the game. On this occasion, the next update was also announced.

Month of Work and a Lot of Redstone Needed For This Graphing Calculator in Minecraft

mokosh, 09 August 2021, 16:24

One of Reddit users created a working TI-MC graphing calculator in Minecraft, based only on redstone mechanics. The result is amazing and the process took over a month.

The Year-long War in EVE Online Comes to an End

Przemyslaw Dygas, 09 August 2021, 15:23

Another great war in EVE Online is coming to an end. It lasted over a year and was influenced by the pandemic and the European Football Championship.

Steam Deck's Desktop Mode Won't Boost Performance

Arkadiusz Strzala, 09 August 2021, 15:06

Steam Deck will not gain in performance when running in desktop mode. Maintaining the same hardware power when connected to a 1080p or higher resolution monitor raises concerns about gaming comfort.

Jupiter Hell - Doom Roguelike's Successor Appreciated by Players

Adrian Werner, 09 August 2021, 14:54

Version 1.0 of Jupiter Hell, the successor to Doom Roguelike, has delighted players on Steam. The game also collects good reviews in the industry media.

Overwatch 2 Not Coming Out in 2022? New Speculations

Qskan, 09 August 2021, 14:15

As reported by one of the insiders associated with Overwatch 2, all indications are that Blizzard's game will not be released in 2022.

Back 4 Blood Pre-orders Went Big on Steam; Grounded Reaches Top 10

Hubert Sledziewski, 09 August 2021, 14:12

Last week brought a big reshuffle in the list of the best selling games on Steam. New World, which has been on top lately, dropped significantly, and its place was taken by the upcoming shooter Back 4 Blood. Grounded from Obsidian Entertainment also made it to the top.

XCOMesque Marvel Game Will Probably Use Superheroes Created by Players

Adrian Werner, 09 August 2021, 12:47

The latest rumors suggest that the turn-based game set in the Marvel universe by Firaxis will not enable us to command well-known superheroes. Players will create their own heroes instead.

Diablo 2: Resurrected Beta Schedule May Have Been Leaked

Adrian Werner, 09 August 2021, 11:10

Thanks to Microsoft Store website's inattentiveness, we probably learned Diablo II: Resurrected's beta launch date. Tests should start next week.

Ariana Grande's Fortnite Concert Was a Huge Hit; Recording Now Available

Paul Musiolik, 08 August 2021, 20:41

Ariana Grande gave a concert in Fortnite. Rift Tour was prepared on a grand scale, which was appreciated by the community, crowding the servers.