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Minecraft Snapshot 20w48a Adds New Useful Rock

Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 18:37

Minecraft has received another test update, so-called snapshot, 20w48a. The patch introduces new material, makes a few changes in the interface and fixes a number of known bugs.

40 Years of Console Hitory in One Picture

Sodar, 17 November 2020, 20:36

One Reddit user showed his gaming experience in one picture. It shows 30 consoles - both the cutting-edge PS5 and Xbox X/S and devices from almost 40 years ago.

PlayStation and Xbox Still Trailing Behind Nintendo

Dameredet, 20 October 2020, 20:59

A list showing sales of consoles from Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft over the years appeared on the web. The Japanese company continues to take first place, while the Xbox is performing exceptionally poorly.

Minecraft 1.16.4 Will Introduce Highly-anticipated Feature

Bart Swiatek, 16 October 2020, 17:47

Another small update to Minecraft - patch 1.16.4 - will enable the players to mute other users in the chat.

Final Patch for Terraria; New NPC and Achievements

Bart Swiatek, 13 October 2020, 12:24

Re-Logic's sandbox game Terraria will receive its last content update today. The patch includes, among others, another NPC.

Here's How Those Impressive Minecraft Maps are Made

Bart Swiatek, 12 October 2020, 17:48

Extremely impressive maps for Minecraft are not always created directly in the game. Their creators often use additional programs, such as WorldPainter.

Big Changes in PlayStation's Trophy System

Michael Kulakowski, 07 October 2020, 20:52

Quite unexpectedly, Sony announced changes in PlayStation's trophy system. In addition to cosmetic changes, the creators changed way PSN profile levels are calculated and how experience is gained in games.

Minecraft Players Will Vote for New Mob

Dameredet, 28 September 2020, 20:16

Another vote for the new mob is coming up. Soon one of the three monsters proposed by Mojang will appear in Minecraft. Here's a look at the candidates.

Big Update Coming to Minecraft, More Details in October

Sodar, 27 September 2020, 17:54

At the upcoming Minecraft Live event, we'll learn the details of a major update planned for the game. Mojang has announced the broadcast for October 3, at 9 AM PT.

How Bethesda Tricked Morrowind Into Running on Xbox

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 September 2020, 21:11

Phil Spencer, Todd Howard and Pete Hines recently took part in a Microsoft podcast. During the conversation, Bethesda's revealed how the team managed to launch The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind on the Xbox.

Visual Comparison of Demon's Souls on PS5 and PS3

Adrian Werner, 20 September 2020, 20:09

A very interesting video appeared on the web, comparing Demon's Souls remake on PS5 with the original from PS3, emulated in 4K on PC.

Nolan North Battles Marvel for Another Deadpool Game

Karol Laska , 19 September 2020, 20:37

The actor playing Deadpool in the video game, Nolan North, is trying hard to convince Marvel to create another part of the title. The actor would also see Ryan Reynolds in it, known for his movie version of merc with a mouth.

PS5 Won't Run PS3, PS2 and PS1 Games

Musiol, 18 September 2020, 10:25

PlayStation 5 will be backwards compatible with PlayStation 4, but we will not launch our PS1, PS2 and PS3 games, as officially confirmed by Sony.

PS5 Without Backwards Compatibility With PS1, PS2 and PS3

Agnes Adamus, 31 August 2020, 22:13

Ubisoft has disclosed information on backward compatibility on PS5. It follows that it will only cover titles released on PS4. Previous generations will not be supported by this feature.

Sony Plans to Release More Games From PlayStation on PC

Jacob Blazewicz, 30 August 2020, 22:01

Sony is considering releasing games from its catalog on PC. As stated in the company's latest financial report, this is intended to encourage consumers to choose PlayStation as their target gaming platform.

Minecraft - Pickaxe Race Shows Differences in Quality

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 August 2020, 20:35

An unusual race conquered the Minecraft sub-forum on Reddit. More than 100,000 fans liked a video showing... comparison of pickaxes.

Minecraft Speedrunner Cheats During Stream, Gets Boned on Finish Line

Paul Wozniak, 24 August 2020, 15:33

While speedrunning Minecraft, streamer BeasttrollMC, knowing that he couldn't break the record anymore, decided to resort to cheating and crafted an item needed to activate the portal. However, karma caught up to him quickly and he had to finish the game.

Minecraft and Jurassic World in New DLC

Karol Laska , 18 August 2020, 20:36

Mojang Studios has prepared a new Minecraft expansion that will move the players to the universe of Jurassic Park. It will be possible to train dinosaurs and build our own dino reserve.

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.

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.

Free GTA 5 Increased Game's Sales

Bart Swiatek, 04 August 2020, 13:54

Data from Take-Two Interactive's financial report indicate that after the giveaway of Grand Theft Auto V on Epic Games Store, sales of the game have increased. According to the company's CEO Strauss Zelnick, this is related to „increased audience”.

Evolution of Minecraft Depicted in 4 Minutes

Paul Wozniak, 29 July 2020, 13:54

One of Reddit users shared a video, which shows how Minecraft has evolved over the last 11 years. Using a Let's Play formula, the author showed one of the first versions of the game, as well as its latest update.

Batman Arkham City Sold Over 12.5 Million Copies

Adrian Werner, 26 July 2020, 20:50

Thanks to a CV of a former marketing specialist at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, we learned that Batman: Arkham City sales exceeded 12.5 million copies.

Minecraft - New Patch Enables Lanterns to Glow Under Water

Dameredet, 23 July 2020, 13:26

The Snapshot 20w30a update has introduced some small but useful changes to Minecraft. Among other things, from now on we can put lanterns under water.

From PS1 to PS5, Video Shows How PlayStation Changed Across Years

Sodar, 23 July 2020, 12:05

A video published on YouTube shows the evolution of the PlayStation family from the first generation to the latest PS5. It's worth seeing how Sony consoles have changed.

Crysis Remastered on Switch - Visual Comparison With PC and PS3

Adrian Werner, 23 July 2020, 11:38

Today, Crysis Remastered launched on Nintendo Switch. A video was released online, which analyzes the graphics in this release and compares it with the PC and PlayStation 3 editions.

Minecraft - Mystery of Title Screen Finally Solved

Bart Swiatek, 20 July 2020, 14:05

Members of [email protected], a research group that solves various mysteries related to Minecraft, have found the so-called seed from which the original title screen of Mojang Studios' game comes.

Minecraft Mobs You Won't See in the Game

Dameredet, 17 July 2020, 20:31

Mojang's cubic game has been developing continuously since 2009. Over the years, the creators' ideas have evolved and some elements of the game have been removed, others changed, and still others never made it to the game.

Gameplay of Come Midnight - Canceled Horror Game by People Can Fly

Karol Laska , 16 July 2020, 19:41

Adrian Chmielarz, one of the founders of the Polish team at People Can Fly, shared the details of the canceled TPP horror game Come Midnight. He shared a lot of game materials, including gameplays, cutscenes, screenshots and concept arts.

Here's GTA San Andreas Map Recreated on Unreal Engine 4

Milosz Szubert, 14 July 2020, 21:34

A group of three friends from South America recreated the whole map from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on Unreal Engine 4. Unfortunately, the whole thing only exists in non-playable form.

Minecraft - Fortune of World's Richest Man Depicted in the Game

Bart Swiatek, 14 July 2020, 13:05

A video posted on Reddit shows how much money Amazon's CEO - Jeff Bezos - has at his disposal compared to an ordinary man. Minecraft was used for the presentation.

PS5 Patent Suggests Backwards Compatibility with PS1, PS2 and PS3 by Streaming

Sodar, 09 July 2020, 18:15

One of Sony's patents gives hope that not only PS4 games, but also those from earlier generations of consoles will run on the PS5. The key may be streaming.

PS5's Backward Compatibility With PS1, PS2 and PS3 Unconfirmed

mikos, 01 July 2020, 12:45

Sony focuses on making as many PS4 games as possible compatible with PS5, but remains silent about older platforms.

Minecraft - Crazy Puzzle With Positive Message

Bart Swiatek, 30 June 2020, 21:05

One Minecraft players decided to create an elaborate structure, reminiscent of dominoes composed of different elements of the game world.

Gameplay From Canceled Lord of the Rings Game

Adrian Werner, 24 June 2020, 16:53

The founder of Traveller's Tales showed fragments of gameplay from an abandoned project set in the universe of The Lord of the Rings. The creators spent over a million dollars on demos, but the publisher was not interested in the game.

21 Years of Counter Strike, Artist Drew Maps From CS:GO

Paul Wozniak, 20 June 2020, 17:50

Yesterday, the Counter-Strike series celebrated its 21st birthday. On this occasion, one Reddit user presented several paintings, showing the most popular places known from CS:GO maps.

Minecraft 1.16 Enables Us to Set Level of Graphics to Fabulous

Milosz Szubert, 05 June 2020, 17:17

The first so-called pre-release of 1.16 update for Minecraft: Java Edition has launched. It enables us, among other things, to test a new graphics setting called Fabulous, which is intended to improve the visibility of various phenomena through transparent objects.

The Avengers - Gameplay From THQ and Marvel's Canceled Project

Adrian Werner, 02 June 2020, 10:23

A new gameplay from The Avengers, a canceled action game set in the Marvel universe developed by THQ, has been released online.

Map Shows Which Parts of the World we Visited in Assassin's Creed Games

Bart Swiatek, 26 May 2020, 13:58

One dedicated gamer prepared a map showing the regions of the world that we had the opportunity to visit in the subsequent games from the Assassin's Creed series. In its 13 years of history, the series has been present in many corners of the world.

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Player Spent 616 Years Behind Bars

Bart Swiatek, 22 May 2020, 13:14

A player decided to break the prison time record in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. With the maximum value of stolen gold, his hero was locked up for 225001 days, or 616 years.

Hidden Connections Between Red Dead Redemption and GTA

Michael Kulakowski, 20 May 2020, 22:32

Fans of Rockstar's titles have compiled some of the most important evidence that the Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption series take place in the same world and are connected in more than one way.

Gears of War 3, Hackers and PlayStation 3

Christian Pieniazek, 19 May 2020, 20:47

Gears of War 3 was developed exclusively for Xbox 360. Are you sure? A former hacker presented a long gameplay version of the working (with some problems, but still) version on PlayStation 3. As he says, he has no idea why it was developed at all.

Dark Souls Shows That Hard Games Still Sell

Milosz Szubert, 19 May 2020, 11:40

FromSoftware has boasted on Twitter that all the installments of the Dark Souls series have sold over 27 million copies worldwide. According to Bandai Namco, the third game alone has sold over 10 million copies.

Minecraft Sales Exceeded 200 Million Copies

Agnes Adamus, 18 May 2020, 19:43

Microsoft boasted of the sales of Minecraft. According to the data provided, the game has sold more than 200 million copies and 126 million people play in it every month.

Minecraft Player Builds an Amazing City on Giant's Head

Bart Swiatek, 15 May 2020, 14:40

One Reddit user created an unusual location in Minecraft - a city called Dystopian Mindset, which looks like it was built on the head of a giant.

Diablo 3 - Screenshots From the Canceled Dark Version of the Game

Pri, 13 May 2020, 12:57

Oscar Cuesta, artist who worked on the first version of Diablo 3, released new screenshots from the time when Blizzard North was working on the game.

Video From Prince of Persia: Redemption - Ubisoft's Canceled Action Game

Michael Kulakowski, 06 May 2020, 20:30

Unexpectedly, fans of the Pince of Persia series began frantically discussing the concept trailer of Prince of Persia: Redemption, which has remained virtually unnoticed on YouTube for eight years. The game from the trailer was canceled by Ubisoft in 2011. We also found out that the rumors about Prince of Persia 6 are probably false.

GTA and GTA 2 Got Age Ratings... on PlayStation 3

Frozen, 01 May 2020, 13:48

Quite unexpectedly entries concerning the PS3 versions of the first two installments of Grand Theft Auto series appeared in the database of the European PEGI system.

Everyone's Favorite Far Cry Psycho Villain May Return

Bart Swiatek, 23 April 2020, 12:53

Michael Mando - the actor known for his role of Vaas in Ubisoft's Far Cry 3 - suggested in a post on Reddit that he could be reprising his role as the character.

Minecraft - Scale of the Universe Illustrated in the Game

Paul Wozniak, 22 April 2020, 18:07

One Minecraft player, inspired by a popular presentation, created a video that shows the scale of the universe using a project in Minecraft.