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.
Watch Timelapses of Several Minecraft Masterpieces Made by Players
Milosz Szubert, 15 April 2020, 15:29
Minecraft is still alive and kicking. New timelapses, i.e. videos that present the process of creating spectacular structures at an accelerated pace, are regularly released online.
Minecraft - Beautiful Landscapes Created by Players
Bart Swiatek, 03 April 2020, 16:44
Players can create truly extraordinary things in Minecraft. Most often, ambitious, three-dimensional constructions and worlds attract attention, but also single scenes and pictures, which are often surprisingly realistic, have some undisputable charm to them. Some users demand changes in the game engine from developers, which would give them even more possibilities.
GTA Online: Best Weapon to Defend Against Cheaters Costs Fortune
Laty, 01 April 2020, 20:46
The battle between regular players and cheaters has been going on since the first multiplayer games were developed. This time a certain Reddit user has found a way to find cheaters using God Mode in GTA Online.
Terraria Sells 30 Million Copies, Mobile Versions Outnumber Consoles
Czarus, 01 April 2020, 13:05
Terraria has sold 30 million copies and the meter is still ticking. Sandbox from Re-Logic has been quite successful. On this occasion, the developers have decided to launch a special offer.
Star Wars 1313 - More Screenshots Leaked
Konrad Serafinski, 27 March 2020, 12:33
Two more screenshots from the canceled Star Wars 1313 project have found their way online. As in the case of the previous leak, they show Boba Fett - the main character of the game.
Minecraft - Space Station and Human Eye Open for Free Exploration
Paul Wozniak, 25 March 2020, 15:43
Microsoft has decided to share some of the lessons from the educational version of Minecraft for free. This enables us to visit the replica of the ISS space station, the capital of the USA or the inside of the human eye in the game. There are also materials for learning Greek history or becoming a marine biologist.
Screenshot Shows Star Wars 1313 Must Have Looked Impressive
Czarus, 24 March 2020, 14:56
An image has leaked into the net, which is said to be a screen from the deleted action game Star Wars 1313 from the no longer existing LucasArts studio.
Minecraft Sports 1:1 Scale Model of the Earth
Paul Wozniak, 24 March 2020, 14:13
One Minecraft player has used a mod to move the entire area of planet Earth, on a scale 1:1, straight into the game. Now, with the help of the community, he intends to map every city, street and building in the world.
Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition Removed From Steam
Conrad Hazi, 22 March 2020, 15:24
In mysterious circumstances, the sale of Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition was blocked on Steam. The publisher hasn't issued any statement on this issue so far, but it is suspected that it may be related to the expiration of rights to one of the characters that appeared as a DLC.
Gaming Becomes Main Entertainment in Time of Coronavirus
Peter Doron, 18 March 2020, 12:31
Gamers are playing like there's no tomorrow during the quarantine - US web traffic related to this form of entertainment has increased by up to 75%. Streaming platforms are also more popular.
Counter Strike: Global Offensive Breaks Yet Another Activity Record
Conrad Hazi, 15 March 2020, 14:59
It is not difficult to notice that the complicated situation in the world related to the coronavirus pandemic encourages the use of the Internet. This can be seen very well from titles such as CS: GO, which for the first time since its launch in 2012 exceeded the barrier of a million active players.
GTA Online Players Use Prostitutes to Duplicate Cars
Paul Wozniak, 10 March 2020, 10:27
In GTA Online there is a glitch that enables you to duplicate selected cars using prostitutes and the Mobile Operations Centre. Rockstar tried to fix the bug in early March, but players have already found a way to recreate it.
You Can Now Play Dante's Inferno on PC in 4K and 60FPS
Mathias Zulpo, 09 March 2020, 12:02
Dante's Inferno is now playable on PC thanks to a PlayStation 3 emulator. Not only does it run smoothly, but it also supports 4K and 60FPS.
Record Viewing Numbers of CS:GO at IEM 2020; NaVi Wins
Paul Wozniak, 02 March 2020, 14:00
Yesterday's final of the CS:GO tournament, held as part of the Intel Extreme Masters 2020 event, attracted a record number of users before the screens. Thus, it is the best result among non-major rank games. This year's tournament was won by NaVi, beating G2.
„Formula 1” in GTA Online - Open Wheel Racing Update Goes Online
Paul Wozniak, 27 February 2020, 20:00
GTA Online just got a new update. Open Wheel Racing enables the players to sit behind the wheel of Formula 1 cars. Seven special tracks and two racing cars have been added to the game, which can be customized as desired.
9 out of 10 Mass Effect Players Preferred Paragon Over Renegade
Konrad Serafinski, 23 February 2020, 20:14
The devs of the Mass Effect trilogy wrote on Twitter that about 92% of users playing the game chose to be a Paragon rather than a Renegade. This, in turn, started an online discussion about moral systems in video games.
Sony Shuts Down PlayStation Forum
Paul Wozniak, 14 February 2020, 15:43
Today, an official announcement from Sony has informed of the closure of the PlayStation forum. The website will be suspended beginning with February 27, while the Japanese company encourages users to use other social networking sites.
Minecraft Gets Nether Update, New Rare Resource was Added
Bart Swiatek, 07 February 2020, 17:33
A new resource has appeared in Minecraft, known as Netherite. It was introduced in the Nether update - a snapshot patch that introduces a lot of changes in the Nether dimension.