Flood of Announcements and Gameplays From Doom Eternal
Christian Pieniazek, yesterday, 19:57
Less than two months left before the launch of Doom Eternal, and we were flooded with a ton of announcements and video materials presenting the game in action. The players can take a close look at many of the novelties prepared by the creators and find out how they look like in action.
Captain Tsubasa Returns - New Game Announced
Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 15:14
Bandai Namco Entertainment announced Captain Tsubasa: Rise of the New Champions, a new title featuring characters from the iconic anime.
Kingpin: Life of Crime Remake Announced
Paul Wozniak, 18 January 2020, 15:12
3D Realms has announced the remake of a classic brutal FPS from 1999 - Kingpin: Life of Crime. The game, known as Kingpin: Reloaded, is coming to PC and consoles later this year.
Doom Eternal With 20+ Hour Campaign; Dev Talks on Development
Bart Swiatek, 17 January 2020, 11:57
Hugo Martin, creative director of the well-known studio id Software, which is currently working on Doom Eternal, informed that it will take players from 23 to 30 hours to complete the story campaign of this production.
Metro Redux on Switch Officially Confirmed; Launch in February
Bart Swiatek, 17 January 2020, 09:54
Deep Silver and 4A Games have announced that the Metro Redux set, including Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light shooters, along with all expansions, will appear on the Nintendo Switch console in February.
Meet Black Book - Folklore-packed RPG Set in 19th-century Russia
Paul Wozniak, 16 January 2020, 23:07
The first trailer of Black Book, an RPG with elements of card and adventure game created by independent Russian studio Morteshka (the devs of The Mooseman) has just been released. The game will be coming to PC and consoles later, this year.
2019 Was a Record Year for Games on Kickstarter
Adrian Werner, 16 January 2020, 11:11
2019 was another successful year for gaming projects on Kickstarter. Unfortunately, by this we mean mainly tabletop games, which completely dominated the category and their successes are the reason for the growth.
Doom Eternal Gets New Trailer
Adrian Werner, 15 January 2020, 14:46
The second official trailer of Doom Eternal has appeared on the web.
Gaming Disorder Survey Reveals Most Addictive Video Games
Jiker, 13 January 2020, 14:59
Clutch conducted a survey on „gaming disorder”, a new disease to be included in the International Classification of Diseases in 2022. Thanks to it, we got to know potentially the most addictive video games.
Nintendo Switch with GameCube Controller - Impressive Fan Design
Konrad Serafinski, 12 January 2020, 18:41
The popular youtuber has created unique Joy-Cons for Nintendo Switch that look just like the GameCube controller. Moreover, they are fully functional and work both connected to the console and wirelessly.
Death Stranding and Control Dominate D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations
Paul Wozniak, 10 January 2020, 23:47
We've just learned the nomination for D.I.C.E. Awards, which are awarded by The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. This year, Death Stranding and Control have the most chances to win the statuettes.
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX Announced
Adrian Werner, 10 January 2020, 17:01
The Pokemon Company has announced Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, a turn-based RPG with roguelike elements that will debut this year on Nintendo Switch. The game is a remake of two classics from DS and Game Boy Advance.
Expansion Pass for Pokemon Sword and Shield Announced
Jiker, 10 January 2020, 11:47
Nintendo, The Pokemon Company and Game Freak have announced an Expansion Pass for Pokemon Sword and Shield. The pack will include two major extensions to one of the biggest hits of 2019.
In 2019 79% of Japanese Console Market Belonged to Nintendo
Adrian Werner, 09 January 2020, 14:33
Thanks to Famitsu, we have learned the scale of Nintendo's domination on the Japanese market. As many as 76% of the consoles sold last year were models from the Switch family.
Enter the Gungeon Sales Exceed Three Million Copies
Czarus, 08 January 2020, 13:05
Dodge Roll Games boasted a very impressive sales number of its Enter the Gungeon, it found as much as 3 million buyers. In addition, the team announced that the spin-off, Exit the Gungeon, which recently debuted on iOS, will also go to PC and consoles.
Mutazione Rakes in Highest Number of IGF Award Nominations
Adrian Werner, 08 January 2020, 11:25
The list of games nominated for IGF Awards, i.e. the most prestigious awards granted to independent games, was revealed. Titles such as Mutazione, Eliza, Slay the Spire and Untitled Goose Game will compete for the awards this year.
Rumor: New Model of Nintendo Switch in Mid-2020
Adrian Werner, 07 January 2020, 15:02
There have been rumors suggesting that Nintendo intends to release a new model of the Switch console in mid-year. Production is expected to start in this quarter.
Nier: Automata Sequel Inbound? PlatinumGames Prepares Big Announcements in 2020
qjin, 07 January 2020, 14:43
PlatinumGames is preparing for this year both smaller and bigger announcements related to upcoming games. Among them there are certainly Bayonetta 3 on Nintendo Switch and Babylon's Fall, and perhaps soon we will also see the announcement of a new version of Nier.
A Mediocre Year; Metacritic Summarizes 2019 Game Reviews
Jacob Blazewicz, 03 January 2020, 22:54
Metacritic published a list of the best-rated games in 2019. The year turned out to be somewhat poor in outstanding titles (i.e. those with an average review score above 90/100), despite featuring many titles appreciated by critics.
Over 8 Million Copies of The Witcher 3 Sold on Steam, Sales Boosted by TV Show
Bart Swiatek, 03 January 2020, 12:48
The premiere of The Witcher series on Netflix, as well as the preceding promo campaign, had a very positive impact on sales of The Witcher 3 on Steam. In the last 6 months alone, CD Projekt RED's game has reached 2 million customers. In total, Wild Hunt was bought over 8 million times on Steam.
Fortnite Earned $1.8 Billion in 2019
Adrian Werner, 03 January 2020, 10:36
SuperData summarized the results of the digital game market for 2019. The best earning free-to-play production was Fortnite, which generated $1.8 billion in revenue. League of Legends has brought $1.5 billion.
Spanish Store Puts Up RDR2 on Switch on Sale. Also GTA 6 and Bully 2
Christian Pieniazek, 02 January 2020, 22:28
Red Dead Redemption 2 on Nintendo Switch, Bully 2 this year and GTA 6 in two years... It's likely that someone in the Spanish online store Instant Gaming likes to dream, and the fact that such items are on offer may unnecessarily stir the imagination of many players.
Number of Witcher Players Grows After the Premiere of Netflix's Show
Adrian Werner, 23 December 2019, 14:12
Thanks to the premiere of The Witcher from Netflix, the number of players of CD Projekt RED's RPG trilogy has increased significantly on Steam.
Ori and the Blind Forest Devs are Working on New RPG
Bart Swiatek, 23 December 2019, 11:37
The creators of platform game Ori and the Blind Forest (and its continuation, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, which will debut next year) are looking for employees for a new project. Their next work will be an action RPG and, according to the developers, is to revolutionize the genre.
Worst Video Games of 2019 - PS4 Games Dominate
Konrad Serafinski, 22 December 2019, 16:30
Metacritic published a list of the worst-rated games in 2019. Contrary to appearances, many of the productions from the top ten have been published by major publishers. The dominance of titles from PlayStation 4 is also surprising.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order With Great Digital Sales
Konrad Serafinski, 21 December 2019, 20:47
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has scored the best console launch in history of the Star Wars franchise for digital sales, achieving more than double the result of Star Wars: Battlefront II. Red Dead Redemption 2 turned out to be a disappointment before its release on Steam. Such information is given in the report for November 2019 by the SuperData analytics company.
Little Nightmares Devs Bought by Owner of THQ Nordic and Koch Media
Konrad Serafinski, 21 December 2019, 20:34
Swedish team at Tarsier Studios, responsible for Little Nightmares, was acquired by Koch Media and THQ Nordic's parent company, Embracer Group. However, before the studio starts developing games for the new publisher, it has to fulfill the contract with Bandai Namco.
CD Projekt Reaches Agreement With Sapkowski on the Witcher
Michael Kulakowski, 20 December 2019, 23:52
CD Projekt and Andrzej Sapkowski signed an agreement ending a dispute that had been going on for a year, which started after the writer made demands for a payment of compensation of $16 million. Thanks to the settlement, the company can still adapt the Witcher franchise, not only in the form of games, but also comics and all kinds of gadgets.
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Coming to Nintendo Switch?
Jacob Blazewicz, 20 December 2019, 23:01
The Korean age rating organization classified Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales. The entry concerns the Nintendo Switch version, which may indicate that the title will soon join The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
Resident Evil 7 Sales Approaching 7 Million Copies
Adrian Werner, 20 December 2019, 13:26
Capcom announced that the sales of Resident Evil VII: Biohazard exceeded 6.8 million copies. Interestingly, more than a million people have played the title in VR.
Video Game Industry in 2019 - Fortnite, Cyberpunk 2077 and Minecraft
Bart Swiatek, 20 December 2019, 12:48
Journalists of Gamesindustry.biz prepared an extensive infographic, which presents the most important details about the video game market in 2019. The biggest winners include Fortnite, Cyberpunk 2077 and Minecraft.
Star Wars Takes Over Fortnite; Lightsaber Duels Galore
Laty, 17 December 2019, 13:17
We're two days away from the premiere of the new Star Wars movie. On this occasion, another event related to this sci-fi universe took place in Fortnite. Players can, among other things, engage in lightsaber duels.
Watch Fragment of Star Wars 9 Shown in Fortnite
Paul Wozniak, 15 December 2019, 23:42
Yesterday, Fortnite hosted an event that featured a fragment of the upcoming Star Wars 9: The Rise of Skywalker. In addition to the pre-release screening, the players could also take part in a battle with lightsabers.
The Outer Worlds Will Receive Story DLC
Frozen, 14 December 2019, 21:49
A representative of Obsidian Entertainment announced that the company is preparing its first story extension to The Outer Worlds. The supplement is expected to be released next year.
Winners of The Game Awards 2019
Paul Wozniak, 13 December 2019, 11:00
This year's The Game Awards gala is behind us. We got to know the games recognized in the best game of the year and 28 other categories, for a total of 29 statuettes awarded during the gala. The full list of winners can be found in this message.
Bravely Default 2, Continuation of 3DS Hit, Coming to Switch
Michael Kulakowski, 13 December 2019, 04:00
Square Enix announced Bravely Default II, a classic jRPG, which is a sequel to Bravely Default and Bravely Second, two games released on Nintendo 3DS. The title will be published in 2020 on Nintendo Switch.
A Very Peculiar Trailer of No More Heroes 3
Michael Kulakowski, 13 December 2019, 03:28
The Game Awards 2019 presented a new and rather unconventional trailer for No More Heroes 3, produced in the form of a five-minute animation inspired by cartoons from the 80s and 90s. The video also confirmed the release date of the game on Nintendo Switch.
Maneater Gets Release Date and New Trailer
Christian Pieniazek, 13 December 2019, 03:11
Tripwire Interactive and Blindside Interactive presented a new trailer of an action RPG called Maneater, in which we play as a revenge-hungry shark. The game was also given a release date.
The Telltale Batman Shadows Edition Announced on PC, PS4, XOne and Switch
Christian Pieniazek, 13 December 2019, 02:25
Telltale Games announced its first game after the August resurrection, The Telltale Batman Shadows Edition will launch on PC and consoles. Owners of the original Batman: The Telltale Series will be able to purchase new content through a special DLC.
Sony's Exclusive Game Series Coming to Other Consoles From 2021
Paul Wozniak, 11 December 2019, 16:08
the MLB: The Show series of baseball simulators will be available on non-PlayerStation consoles from 2021 onwards. For over 20 years, the title could only be played on Sony devices. Perhaps this may a step towards hanging the policy on the distribution of exclusive titles.
Kalypso Media Announces Next-gen Installment of Commandos
Michael Kulakowski, 10 December 2019, 23:05
Kalypso Media has announced that it is starting work on the next-gen installment of the iconic tactical series Commandos, which will hit consoles and PCs. The game will be developed by a new German studio established specifically for this purpose.
The Witcher Will Appear in a Game With Mechs
Bart Swiatek, 05 December 2019, 13:58
Geralt of Rivia get a guest appearance in another game. This time we are talking about Daemon X Machina - a post-apocalyptic action adventure game with mechs in the main role, developed by First Studio. The title is available only on the Nintendo Switch console.
PS4 and XOne Release Date of Pillars of Eternity 2 Revealed
Paul Wozniak, 04 December 2019, 22:45
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire will be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One early next year. The game will be released in two versions (standard and collector's). Both will contain the latest updates and add-ons. We still don't know when the title will go to Nintendo Switch.
Priest Sets up a Minecraft Server to Fight Caustic Behavior
Bart Swiatek, 02 December 2019, 11:13
Jesuit Robert Ballecer decided to create his own Minecraft server, located in the Vatican. The aim is to combat toxic behavior and to enable the establishment of bonds that can eventually be transferred to the real world.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York Delayed
Frozen, 29 November 2019, 22:50
Draw Distance has announced that the release date of the PC version of Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York has been postponed. The title will be released a week later than initially announced.
Watch Evolution of Assassin's Creed in 4K
Bart Swiatek, 29 November 2019, 12:41
YouTube featured a video showing the evolution of Assassin's Creed, the popular series of acton adventure games from Ubisoft. It shows the progress that has been made in the last 11 years in the area of visuals, as well as the changes that have taken place in the gameplay.
Codemasters Bought the Devs of Project CARS
Christian Pieniazek, 28 November 2019, 22:45
Codemasters has announced that it has purchased the Slightly Mad Studios team, the devs of the Project CARS series. The result of this undertaking is to be the creation of a „global leader in the genre of racing games”.
Patch 1.4 For Stardew Valley Introduces a Lot of New Content
Bart Swiatek, 27 November 2019, 12:23
Stardew Valley, an independent RPG about farmer's life, has received the 1.4 update that adds a lot of new content and features, as well as fixes a number of bugs.
Quake Engine-based Shooter Wrath Launches to a Good Debut on Steam
Bart Swiatek, 25 November 2019, 11:24
Wrath: Aeon of Ruin, an FPS from the independent studio KillPixel Games, launched in Steam's early access program and is getting great reviews. The title was designed in an old-school style and uses the first version of Id Tech engine, the one used to power the original Quake.
Pokemon Sword and Shield Break Sales Records Despite the Controversy
Paul Wozniak, 21 November 2019, 22:15
According to official data, the latest installments of Pokemon have sold very well in the first week since their release. The games became the fastest growing title in the history of Nintendo Switch console, breaking the record of sales in Japan, among others.