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.
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.
Dan Houser, Co-creator of GTA, Leaves Rockstar Games
Peter Doron, 05 February 2020, 11:58
On March 11 2020, Dan Houser, co-founder of the Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption franchises, will leave the ranks of Rockstar Games. Unfortunately, the reasons for this surprising decision were not revealed.
GTA 5 Breaks the Bank on US Besteller Lists
AS, 28 December 2019, 22:36
For 74 months, Grand Theft Auto 5 hasn't left the top spot of bestseller lists in the US, setting a new record for the longest-running title in the strict TOP 20 of the last decade, beating Minecraft, among other titles in this category. As you can see, the fifth part of the series is still going strong.
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.
Games with Gold in January 2020
Paul Wozniak, 19 December 2019, 22:36
We have learned the list of games that will be available in January as part of the Xbox Live Gold subscription. Xbox owners will be able to play Styx: Shards of Darkness, Batman: The Telltale Series, Tekken 6 and LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy.
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.
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.
Stranglehold - Max Payne-inspired Shooter Back on Sale Thanks to GOG
Bart Swiatek, 27 November 2019, 10:48
Thanks to the agreement between GOG and Warner Bros. the 2007 shooter Stranglehold, a continuation of John Woo's action movie Hard Boiled, has returned to sale.
Valve Bans Trading and Reselling of CS:GO Keys
Milosz Szubert, 29 October 2019, 13:47
Valve has decided to ban the resale of keys used to open the boxes acquired while playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. All because of the fact that there were used in scams.
Techland Announces Call of Juarez Gunslinger on Nintendo Switch
Bart Swiatek, 25 October 2019, 09:48
Techland announced that the shooter Call of Juarez: Gunslinger will hit the Nintendo Switch console on December 10. The release will use a number of features specific to the platform. The first trailer was also presented.
Fan Intends to Keep on Driving in GTA 5 Until GTA 6 Comes Out
Bart Swiatek, 21 October 2019, 11:29
A fan of the GTA series decided to start a marathon - he will play the fifth installment and drive around San Andreas until the launch of the next part of the series. The project can be followed live on YouTube.
King of the Hill Mode and Ocelot Jugular Added to GTA Online
Paul Wozniak, 11 October 2019, 12:27
In GTA Online there is a new mode called King of the Hill, where players fight for control over the map. The game also features a new sports car, and the rewards from selected tasks will be doubled during the upcoming week.
CS:GO - French Gamers Get a Lootbox Scanner With a Catch
Bart Swiatek, 02 October 2019, 11:43
French Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players now have the option - and even the obligation - to scan their equipment boxes before buying them. This feature is likely to have been implemented as a result of planned changes to the Anti-Gambling Act and its use is severely restricted.
Assassin's Creed Franchise Sales Exceeded 140 Million Copies
Adrian Werner, 28 September 2019, 21:09
Ubisoft boasted that Assassin's Creed sales exceeded 140 million copies. We also got to know the results of other publisher's IP, such as Far Cry, Just Dance or Splinter Cell.
Frogwares at War With Focus Home - Sherlock Holmes Games Pulled From Sale
Christian Pieniazek, 26 September 2019, 22:34
Focus Home Interactive does not intend to return the rights to sell the games from the Sherlock Holmes series to their creators, i.e. the team at Frogwares. As a result, all fruits of the cooperation between the two entities are being pulled from some digital stores.
Minecraft Going Strong - Over 110 Million Players Every month
Adrian Werner, 16 September 2019, 11:18
Microsoft has announced that more than 112 million people play Minecraft every month. That's an increase of several dozen millions since last year.
Gamers Arrested for Fixing Games in CS:GO
Bart Swiatek, 26 August 2019, 11:55
Australian police have arrested six players suspected of fixing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive games. This is the first case of its kind in the history of this country.
YouTuber Completes Skyrim Using Only a Torch
Konrad Serafinski, 12 August 2019, 11:59
YouTuber Mitten Squad has set himself the challenge of completing The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim using only a torch. The task wasn't the easiest one, but in the end the player's will prevailed.
GTA Online - Grand Casino Opening Attracts Record Number of Players
Paul Wozniak, 01 August 2019, 23:11
The latest update of GTA Online, introducing casino and gambling to the game, has attracted a record number of players in one day and the whole week.
Vanishing Ranks, Long Waiting Times - CS:GO in Serious Trouble
Bart Swiatek, 01 August 2019, 14:13
There have been a few annoying bugs in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in recent days that make it difficult or even impossible to have fun. The cause of the problems is most likely a failure of the matchmaking system. The developers from Valve haven't responded to the case yet.
Dying Light Will Get Another DLC
Konrad Serafinski, 24 July 2019, 11:13
In an interview for Gameindustry.biz Tymon Smektala from Techland revealed that the studio continues working on new content for Dying Light. By the way, we learned a few interesting facts about the sequel.
FIFA 19 - Kids Emptied Parents' Account by Buying FUT Player Packs
Konrad Serafinski, 10 July 2019, 14:05
Thomas Carter just found out that loot boxes can be maddening, after his kids spent 550 pounds on FIFA Ultimate Team footballer packs. The information was provided by BBC.
Remedy Entertainment Regains Rights to Alan Wake
Bart Swiatek, 01 July 2019, 14:50
The publishing rights to the horror game series Alan Wake have returned to its creators - the team at Remedy Entertainment. The information appeared in a report on royalty profits. The previous owner of the franchise was Microsoft.
EA: FIFA 19 Doesn't Have Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment System
Bart Swiatek, 18 June 2019, 15:49
Developers responsible for FIFA19 announced on the official game forum that the production does not use the controversial system of dynamic difficulty adjustment, which can make multiplayer games unfair, and also lead to strange situations in single player modes.
Microsoft Ends Backward Compatibility Program On Xbox One
Jakub Mirowski, 11 June 2019, 21:25
Microsoft has announced that the latest update to the Xbox One backward-compatible games catalog will also be the last. The Redmond giant will focus on refining this feature for the upcoming Project Scarlett.
Todd Howard on the Infamous Horse Armor: „People will buy anything.”
Bart Swiatek, 05 June 2019, 16:35
Todd Howard from Bethesda Softworks said in an interview for IGN that the controversial horse armor from TES IV: Oblivion was nothing bad. In his opinion, customers will buy anything provided that the price is appropriate to the actual value.
Sales Results Show the Success of Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5
Konrad Serafinski, 21 May 2019, 12:18
Capcom has updated its list of best-selling titles. Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5, this year's big releases, can boast good results. However, Monster Hunter: World remains the undisputed leader.
Minecraft Sold 176 Million Copies
Agnes Adamus, 20 May 2019, 22:56
Minecraft celebrates its 10th birthday. On this occasion, Microsoft decided to announce a new game from the series - Minecraft Earth. By the way, Microsoft boasted the sales results of the basic version of the game from Mojang. They show that it has sold 176 million copies, making it probably the best-selling title in history.
More Than 1 Million Users Play Borderlands 2 Per Month
Konrad Serafinski, 14 May 2019, 13:02
Take-Two Interactive's financial report shows that the entire Borderlands series has sold in 43 million copies. The company also boasted that the second major installment of the franchise still attracts more than one million players a month.
Child of Light - Ubisoft's RPG With No Chance of Continuation
Adrian Werner, 04 May 2019, 11:43
The creator of Child of Light informed that the chances of game's continuation are very low. He has an interesting idea for another game from the series, but Ubisoft company is not willing to finance such small projects at the moment.
Notch Won't Participate in the 10th Anniversary of His Game
Agnes Adamus, 29 April 2019, 22:44
Markus "Notch" Persson, the creator of the iconic Minecraft, will not take part in the celebration of the 10th anniversary of his work, as informed by Microsoft's press spokesman. The decision was dictated by the controversial views of the Swede.
GTA Online - New Missions in Simeon's Premium Deluxe Repo Work
Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2019, 17:01
Rockstar Games has prepared another update for GTA Online. Simeon's Premium Deluxe Repo Work features a number of new missions, mainly involving car theft.
Village & Pillage - Major Update to Minecraft
Bart Swiatek, 26 April 2019, 11:17
In recent days, Minecraft has received Village & Pillage, a major update that changed many aspects aspects of the gameplay and added a lot of new things to Mojang AB's title. A new NPC faction, crossbows, and pandas have been added to the game.
Obsidian's Cancelled Aliens RPG Was to Be a Horror Mass Effect
Bart Swiatek, 17 April 2019, 15:20
VG247 interviewed Chris Avellone, co-founder of Obsidian Entertainment. The creator told the editors a few details about the cancelled RPG Aliens: Crucible, as well as the background to the creation of this production.
Games with Gold in February: Jedi Academy and Assassin's Creed Rogue
Christian Pieniazek, 29 January 2019, 22:16
Microsoft has published a list of games that will be available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers in February as part of the Games with Gold program.
LEGO The Hobbit and LEGO The Lord of the Rings withdrawn from sale
Christian Pieniazek, 03 January 2019, 19:59
Digital editions of LEGO The Hobbit and LEGO The Lord of the Rings have been withdrawn from sale on PCs and consoles. The official reasons for this are unknown.
Xbox Games with Gold for January 2019 announced
Konrad Serafinski, 21 December 2018, 09:55
Microsoft unveiled all titles that will be available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers in January 2019.
FIFA 19 will become Fortnite with these two game modes
Mathias Zulpo, 06 August 2018, 18:20
FIFA 19 introduces its two new game modes. "No Rules" mode will allow you to do whatever you want on the (battle)field. And the "Survival" mode will pretty much turn the game into... Fortnite.