What Instead of E3? Schedule of Upcoming Conferences [Update #8]
Milosz Szubert, today, 17:00
In recent months we have had a lot of announcements of online events to fill the void after the coronavirus canceled most industry events. In this news, you will find a list of the most important of them.
New Rumor Suggests Bloodborne PC is in the Works
Adrian Werner, today, 14:28
There have been rumors on the web, suggesting that two studios are working on PC and PS5 remasters of Bloodborne, one of which is QLOC.
Command & Conquer Remastered Collection Enjoys Geat Popularity
Frozen, today, 13:50
Developed by Petroglyph and Electronic Arts, the collection of two remastered editions of the Command & Conquer series - Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert - enjoys great popularity on Steam.
EA Play 2020 Conference Rescheduled
Frozen, today, 13:35
Electronic Arts announced that due to the current situation in the United States, the EA Play Live 2020 conference will be held later. The summer edition of the Steam Game Festival will also be postponed.
Dead Island 2 - Early Version of the Game Leaked
Adrian Werner, today, 13:24
An early version of Dead Island 2 was leaked. Thanks to this, we can watch gameplay and screenshots showing how the project looked like in 2015.
First Reviews: Command and Conquer Remastered - Successful Return of Iconic RTS
Paul Wozniak, yesterday, 22:44
Today, Command & Conquer Remastered Collection launched on PC. According to reviews available on the web, the game proved to be a successful return of the classic RTS series, although there were some complaints about outdated gameplay.
P.T. - Silent Hills Demo Comes to PC as Half-Life Alyx Mod
Paul Wozniak, yesterday, 18:13
Fan moved the demo of the canceled installment of the Silent Hill horror series (known as P.T.) to Half-Life: Alyx. He did it with his own modification, which he plans to expand in the near future.
Cyberpunk 2077 - New Audio Track After Show's Rescheduling
Paul Wozniak, yesterday, 17:47
Yesterday, CD Projekt RED released a new audio track of by Samurai, the band known from the Cyberpunk 2077 universe.
Minecraft 1.16 Enables Us to Set Level of Graphics to Fabulous
Milosz Szubert, yesterday, 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.
Command and Conquer Remastered Launches Today - Kane is Back
Milosz Szubert, yesterday, 14:58
Today, around 10 AM PT, Command & Conquer Remastered Collection, a set of refreshed versions of the first Command & Conquer and Red Alert will launch. On this occasion, a special message from Kane appeared on the web.
Activision Blizzard - CEO's Bonus Sparks Controversy
Jacob Blazewicz, yesterday, 14:31
Activision Blizzard shareholders made an appeal in connection with the proposal of another bonus for Bobby Kotik. Their case is that the CEO's bonus is much too high for his achievements and in the context of mass layoffs in 2019.
SnowRunner Patch 5.0 Will Add New Map and Improved Saves
Adrian Werner, yesterday, 11:45
We've learned the release date and content of patch 5.0 for SnowRunner. The update will offer, among other things, a new map, abolish the one saved game limit and introduce improvements for mods.
Bloodborn on PC: Additional Clues Emerge on the Web
Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 11:32
Subsequent sources have suggested on Twitter that a PC edition of Bloodborne is being developed. The game would be a port of the remaster prepared for PS5.
The Last of Us 2 - Naughty Dog Accused of Illegal Use of Music
Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 11:22
In a Twitter post, singer Lotte Kestner accused Naughty Dog of illegally using her version of True Faith in the trailer of The Last of Us: Part II. The cover contains fragments that are not in the original song.
The Guerrilla Collective Won't Take Place This Weekend
Milosz Szubert, yesterday, 10:53
Media Indie Exchange (or The MIX for short) and Kinda Funny Games have decided to postpone the Guerrilla Collective event from this weekend to June 13-15. Thus, the event shared the fate of PC Gaming Show and Future Games Show among others.
The Sims 4 Eco Lifestyle Launches
Adrian Werner, yesterday, 10:44
The Eco Lifestyle expansion for The Sims 4 lauched today. The add-on was released on PCs and consoles at the same time, and the initial feedback is positive.
Epic Games Store Wants to Enter the Mobile Market
Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 10:00
Epic Games Store will be available on mobile platforms. Android will get its version in first, but Tim Sweeney would like EGS to be available on iOS as well. It's worth noting that he plans something more than just a game library management app - we're talking about a store that could be an alternative to Google Play or App Store.
Release Date of PAMELA - Immersive Sim in the Vein of Prey and System Shock
Paul Wozniak, 04 June 2020, 21:09
We got to know the release date of NVYVE's debut survival horror game inspired by System Shock series - P.A.M.E.L.A.
NFS Heat and Other EA Games Available on Steam; EA Access Coming Soon
Paul Wozniak, 04 June 2020, 19:09
Further EA games are available from today on Steam. The players can purchase Need for Speed: Heat or Crysis 3 on Valve. The EA Access subscription for Steam users is expected to be available soon.
Total War: Troy on First Gameplay
Paul Wozniak, 04 June 2020, 18:37
The first gameplay from the upcoming spin-off of the iconic strategy game series, Total War Saga: Troy, has appeared online and will be available for free download the Epic Games Store on the day of its launch. On the video, the devs presented battles from the new installment of the series.
Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning Remaster Release Date [Updated]
Adrian Werner, 04 June 2020, 17:30
Information on Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning, the remaster of the successful 2012 action RPG, was leaked. The info was accompanied by first screenshots.
Recent The Sims 4 Update Has Sims Set Toilets on Fire by Peeing
Adrian Werner, 04 June 2020, 15:22
The latest patch for The Sims 4 introduced a lot of bugs into the game. Some of them are funny, for example, causing sims to set fire to toilets while they take care of their physiological needs.
Scene From Company of Brothers Recreated in Video Game
Milosz Szubert, 04 June 2020, 14:52
Last week, online WWII shooter Post Scriptum received a new update, which, among other things, added a map called Carentan Offensive 01. This provided an opportunity for fans to recreate the famous scene from the third episode of the iconic Company of Brothers series.
Goodbye Battlefield 5 - Last Big Update Goes Live
Jacob Blazewicz, 04 June 2020, 12:33
DICE has released the summer update for Battlefield V. The latest major update to this online shooter introduces new maps, equipment and a bunch of changes.
Father Teaches His Son to Read Using Minecraft
Bart Swiatek, 04 June 2020, 11:57
One of Reddit user decided to teach his son to read using Minecraft. The father created a special table with the names of individual items.
Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 3 Launch Delayed
DS, 04 June 2020, 11:21
The launch of Season 2 Chapter 2 and thr mysterious live event called „The Device” in Fortnite has been delayed. This is a result of the protests that have recently been erupting across United States.
Even More Shows and Industry Events Get Rescheduled
Milosz Szubert, 04 June 2020, 10:47
Due to the current situation in the USA, further events related to the gaming industry are being rescheduled. The editors of PC Gamer and GamesRadar have decided to move their events from June 6 to 13. IGN, on the other hand, delayed the start of the Summer of Gaming 2020 initiative until 8 June.
Call of Duty Not for Racists; More Bans Inbound
Jacob Blazewicz, 04 June 2020, 10:35
Infinity Ward announced that the fight against racism in Call of Duty games has been stepped up. This includes more frequent account bans (including permabans) and more restrictions on nicknames.
Release Date and First In-game Trailer of Project CARS 3
Michael Kulakowski, 03 June 2020, 21:31
The third installment of the Project CARS racing game series has been officially announced. The information was accompanied by the first trailer running on the game engine. Project CARS 3 will be released this summer on PCs, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
New DLC Will Make Elite: Dangerous More Like Star Citizen
Michael Kulakowski, 03 June 2020, 21:19
Frontier Developments has announced a new expansion for Elite Dangerous, titled Odyssey. According to the devs, it is the most ambitious DLC in the history of the game. It will offer the players the opportunity to explore and fight on the surface of the planets on foot and in FPP.
Schreier: Take-Two's Foul Play Killed Devs of Kerbal Space Program 2
Jacob Blazewicz, 03 June 2020, 20:13
Jason Schreier from Bloomberg revealed the story behind Kerbal Space Program 2 switching developers. Original devs from Star Theory Games were to learn about it at the last minute, and Take-Two encouraged studio employees to leave the company. This ultimately led to the dissolution of the team working on the second KSP until last December.
New Trailer of The Last of Us 2
Michael Kulakowski, 03 June 2020, 19:22
Two weeks before the game's official release, Sony has published a new trailer for The Last of Us 2, in which we will see some dramatic moments from the life of the main character.
Successful Launch of Sea of Thieves on Steam
Jacob Blazewicz, 03 June 2020, 18:46
Sea of Thieves made its launch on Steam, two years after the original release. Rare's latest game has already reached the top of Steam's bestseller list.
Fan-made Red Dead Redemption 2 Monopoly Won the Heart of Community
Paul Wozniak, 03 June 2020, 18:18
A Red Dead Redemption 2 player shared an original project of the popular Monopoly board game on Reddit, based on the themes and atmosphere from Rockstar Games' hit.
Time Flies and GTA 5 Online AI Still Kicks Players' Bottoms
Bart Swiatek, 03 June 2020, 17:23
According to a large group of players, GTA Online has a big problem with artificial intelligence. AI shoots too well and has fewer restrictions when using different weapons and equipment. The list of charges also mentions several other things.
Half-Life Alyx Boosted Popularity of VR on Steam for Good
Adrian Werner, 03 June 2020, 14:45
Turns out the rise in popularity of VR caused by Half-Life: Alyx wasn't short-lived. May was a record month in terms of the share of VR owners among Steam users.
Valorant Cheaters Despair as Bans are Upheld After the Launch
Paul Wozniak, 03 June 2020, 13:21
After the official launch of Valorant, the new online shooter from Riot Games, it turned out that the cheaters banned during the closed beta still cannot play. The cheaters are pouring out their griefs on the web, although the president of Riot indicated that they will not get a second chance.
Decision to Delay PS5 Game Presentation is Adored on Twitter
Milosz Szubert, 03 June 2020, 13:05
The information about the postponement of Sony's online event, originally scheduled for this Thursday, published on Twitter collected nearly 537 thousand likes in less than two days. This makes it the most „liked” post related to digital entertainment on the website.
Devs of DayZ and Arma 3 Acquired by Tencent [Updated: Bohemia Denies]
Milosz Szubert, 03 June 2020, 12:07
According to The Information, the Chinese company Tencent spent $260 million to buy a majority stake in Bohemia Interactive. Thus, the creators of DayZ or the Arma series joined such companies as Epic Games or Supercell.
Frostpunk - Teaser Trailer of New DLC and a Handful of Details
DS, 03 June 2020, 11:57
11 bit studios revealed the trailer of the new DLC for Frostpunk and shared a bunch information about the game. First of all, we learned the name of the new expansion - it's no longer Project TVADGYCGJR, but On The Edge.
Harvest is the New Expansion for Path of Exile
Adrian Werner, 03 June 2020, 10:53
Path of Exile: Harvest, the next expansion for the hit RPG from Grinding Gear Games, has been announced. This time the players will take care of a magic garden.
Cyberpunk 2077 Night City Wire Show Postponed
Christian Pieniazek, 02 June 2020, 21:25
CD Projekt RED informed that the Night City Wire event dedicated to Cyberpunk 2077 will be postponed to a later date. The reason for this decision is the debate on-going global controversy related to the death of George Floyd.
Garbage Free-to-play - Shroud on Amazon's Game
Paul Wozniak, 02 June 2020, 17:52
Popular streamer Shroud spoke about the new online shooter from Amazon, Crucible. According to the streamer, the title feels like a free game from 10 years ago. Statistics show the game is losing players day by day.
Total War: Troy Release Date; Epic Gets Exclusivity and Giveaway Deal
Christian Pieniazek, 02 June 2020, 16:56
We've learned the release date of Total War Saga: Troy. As it turns out, the game, which will be released before the end of the summer, will be a one-year exclusive for Epic Games Store. But what's most interesting, during a short period, the players will be able to get it for free.
Future Games Show 2020 - New Details About the Upcoming Event
Milosz Szubert, 02 June 2020, 15:06
We got to know the details of Future Games Show, an online event organized by GamesRadar+, which will take place on June 6. Companies such as Square Enix, Deep Silver or Devolver Digital will present themselves there. The event will be hosted by Emily Rose and Nolan North.
Looks Matter, Even in Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord
Czarus, 02 June 2020, 14:02
Bannerlord can still surprise players. It turns out that looks are important in TaleWorlds' game, because NPCs have their own preferences. This can have a measurable influence on the course of courtship.
Assassin's Creed Revelations Trailer Reconstructed Using LEGOs
Pri, 02 June 2020, 11:42
9 years ago youtuber Productionetile undertook to recreate the trailer of Assassin's Creed: Revelations with LEGO blocks. Yesterday he published a new version of his most famous work.
Valorant Launches; Patch 1.0 Adds New Character and Map
Adrian Werner, 02 June 2020, 10:54
Today marks the release of the full version of Valorant. Patch 1.0 for Riot Games' shooter introduced a new character, an additional map and a new game mode.
CoD: Warzone Season 4 Delayed
Bart Swiatek, 02 June 2020, 10:50
The creators of Call of Duty games decided to postpone the launch of the next seasons of support for their three shooters: CoD: Warzone, CoD: Modern Warfere and CoD: Mobile. The reason are the riots in the USA.
Epic Games Store's Share in PC Game Market is Growing
Bart Swiatek, 02 June 2020, 10:35
Epic Games Store, a digital distribution platform launched by creators of Fortnite, is doing better and better. According to Tim Sweeney, EGS already controls about 15% of the PC game market. The developer also convinces that giving away free games brings measurable benefits not only to players but also developers.