Tencent Buys Shares of Life is Strange Devs
Jacob Blazewicz, 27 January 2021, 22:05
Dontnod Entertainment has signed an agreement with Tencent, which acquire a stake in the French studio. This is another investment of the Chinese giant among Western game developers.
Hitman 3 Breaks Even in Less Than a Week
Jacob Blazewicz, 27 January 2021, 21:53
Hitman 3 is a huge success for IO Interactive. The first independent publication from the Danish developer took less than a week to repay the development costs.
Racing Wheel Manufacturer Suggests Gran Turismo 7 Launch in Q3/Q4 2021
Michael Kulakowski, 27 January 2021, 21:35
Fanatec, manufacturer of steering wheels and controllers for racing game, included a curious information in its financial report, indicating that Gran Turismo 7 will debut in the second half of this year on PlayStation 5.
First Reviews: The Medium - Mixed Reception Between Two Worlds
Jacob Blazewicz, 27 January 2021, 21:25
The first (numerous) reviews of The Medium have hit the web. The new work of the Polish studio Bloober Team can boast a decent average score, but there's no denying that the game divided the reviewers.
Skate 4 Developed at EA's New Studio
Qskan, 27 January 2021, 21:10
Newly formed devteam at Full Circle is to take on the development of the next installment of the Skate series. This is the first significant information about the project since it was announced during the EA Play Live conference last year.
The Medium has Optimization Issues
Jacob Blazewicz, 27 January 2021, 20:59
Launch of The Medium's is just around the corner, but we already receive information about problems with the game's optimization. According to DSoG, the Polish game is too much even for RTX 3080, which has problems with maintaining 60 fps in 1080P without ray tracing enabled.
The Sims 4 Paranormal Stuff Pack Launches
Agnes Adamus, 27 January 2021, 20:51
Yesterday, the expansion for The Sims 4, titled Paranormal Stuff Pack, made its debut As it turns out, the pack met with warm reception of the community, which praises the new furniture and is pleased with the return of Bonehilda.
Capcom Rejects Gacha Mechanics and Lootboxes in Its Games
Michael Kulakowski, 27 January 2021, 20:30
In its annual business and investment report, Capcom outlined its official position on lootboxes and gacha-type random loot mechanics in its games. The company firmly disassociates itself from such practices in the future.
Clues Suggest KOTOR 3 is Developed by Aspyr Media
Milosz Szubert, 27 January 2021, 15:33
RPG Codex forum users have noticed some interesting activity of Aspyr Media. The studio from Texas is actively recruiting new people to work on a big RPG. Combined with the fact that it employs quite a few BioWare veterans, speculation has arisen that this is the team responsible for creating Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 3 (or a remake of one of the previous installments).
The Last of Us 2 With More GotY Titles Than The Witcher 3
Paul Musiolik, 27 January 2021, 15:00
The Last of Us: Part 2 dethroned The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Naughty Dog's latest PS4-exclusive boasts the most awards in the game of the year category in history.
Yakuza Remastered Collection PC System Requirements
Ness, 27 January 2021, 14:43
Tomorrow, the next three installments of the Yakuza series will be made available on PC. Today we got to know the minimum and recommended system requirements.
The Lord of the Rings in Minecraft Show Minas Tirith in Ray Tracing
Bart Swiatek, 27 January 2021, 14:40
A well-known content creation group for Minecraft - Minecraft Middle-Earth - has recreated a famous location from the Lord of the Rings movie series. The creation displays the capabilities of ray tracing.
Deep Rock Galactic Records Good Sales
Christian Pieniazek, 27 January 2021, 13:31
Ghost Ship Games celebrates the success of Deep Rock Galactic, which received a very warm reception from players. The devs revealed the sales results and published an infographic with various interesting facts.
Blackwood Expansion for ESO to Launch Mid-year
Bart Swiatek, 27 January 2021, 13:21
ZeniMax Online announced in a press release that the Blackwood expansion for the MMORPG The Elder Scrolls Online will be released in early June, this year.
Resident Evil Village May Have Three Playable Characters
Adrian Werner, 27 January 2021, 11:00
Interesting rumors appeared on the net, suggesting that Resident Evil Village will feature as much as three playable characters, including one female.
Magic: Legends Looks Impressive
Karol Laska , 26 January 2021, 22:17
In the new trailer for Magic: Legends we can learn more about the rules of the game and the way it combines gameplay characteristic of hack'n'slash games with elements of card games.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga With 300 Playable Characters and Plot Changes
Karol Laska , 26 January 2021, 21:35
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will offer us a throng of playable characters. One of the developers from TT Games revealed a bit about the game's gameplay and story.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Delayed
Karol Laska , 26 January 2021, 21:20
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum will be available a little later than we anticipated. In addition, Daedalic Entertainment is joining forces with Nacon so that the game can be developed smoothly.
Biomutant Gets New Release Date
Karol Laska , 26 January 2021, 21:11
Biomutant will not be released in March, as we all expected, after all. The game will see the light of day a few months later, and soon its promo campaign will start again.
Cyberpunk 2077 Modding Tools Available
Michael Kulakowski, 26 January 2021, 19:58
CD Projekt RED has released the promised modding tools. The developers announce that they will be updated on an ongoing basis along with the subsequent patches for the game.
Capcom Claims Resident Evil Village is an Open World Game
Karol Laska , 26 January 2021, 19:47
If the information provided on Steam by Capcom is to be believed, the 8th installment of Resident Evil will feature an open world. Moreover, we should expect sexual content from the work.
Lords of the West DLC for Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition Goes Live
Milosz Szubert, 26 January 2021, 18:23
Lords of the West - the first major expansion for Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition - will be released today. It will add two new civilizations and three campaigns to the refreshed version of the iconic RTS from 2000.
New Projects From Warner Bros. Games Bet on Live-service Model
Edwin Witaszek, 26 January 2021, 16:34
Everything seems to indicate that Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will emphasize the so-called live-service games. This follows from the announcement on the developer's website about internship offers.
Resident Evil Village Collector's Edition Complete Set Includes a Coat
Agnes Adamus, 26 January 2021, 16:31
The complete collector's edition of Resident Evil Village appeared in Capcom's official Japanese store. It includes, among others, Chris Redfield's coat and miniature replicas of his weapons. The edition is priced at 192500 yen (approx. $1860).
Dyson Sphere Program Achieves Great Success
Christian Pieniazek, 26 January 2021, 14:52
Daniel Ahmad, Senior Analyst at Niko Partners, reports that Dyson Sphere Program achieved its first major success. The Chinese game has appealed to thousands of players and enjoys „overwhelmingly positive” reviews on Steam.
Skul: The Hero Slayer is Steam's Latest Mini-hit
Adrian Werner, 26 January 2021, 11:29
The platformer Skul: The Hero Slayer became one of the first unexpected hits of the year on Steam. Within four days of the release of the full version, more than 100,000 copies of the game were sold. The title is also highly rated by players.
Konami Will Remain in Gamedev, Clarifying a Confusing Announcement
Paul Musiolik, 26 January 2021, 11:24
Konami's brief announcement about restructuring sparked a storm on the Internet. The Japanese company will continue to develop video games, and info of studios getting shut down was quickly denied.
Fall Guys Season 3.5 to Introduce New Level and Godzilla Costume
Bart Swiatek, 26 January 2021, 10:43
Developers at Mediatonic have announced new content that will be coming to Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout with the release of season 3.5. We'll be getting a new level and some outfits, among other things.
Free Star Wars Battlefront 2 on EGS Picked Up by 19 Million People
Adrian Werner, 26 January 2021, 10:39
More than 19 million players have taken advantage of the recent giveaway on Epic Games Store, acquiring a free full version of DICE's Star Wars shooter Star Wars: Battlefront II.
Remasters of GTA 3, GTA San Andreas and GTA Vice City Inbound?
Bart Swiatek, 26 January 2021, 10:13
According to reports published on GTA forums, Rockstar Games may soon reveal remasters of three age-old installments of the iconic series: GTA 3, GTA: Vice City and GTA: San Andreas.
Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood System Requirements
Jacob Blazewicz, 25 January 2021, 22:32
The requirements requirements for the PC edition of Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood have been revealed. The game will launch next week.
First 18 Minutes of The Medium on New Gameplay
Agnes Adamus, 25 January 2021, 22:26
IGN published a video, presenting the first 18 minutes of gameplay from The Medium. We can see on it the basic game mechanics in action.
Dragon Age 4 Concept Arts From Artbook Hint at Setting
Agnes Adamus, 25 January 2021, 22:18
Last year, BioWare released an art book summarizing 25 years of the company's existence. It contained concept arts suggesting the setting of Dragon Age 4. They imply that the game will take us to lands we haven't seen before.
Herobrine's World in Minecraft Discovered After 10 Years
Ness, 25 January 2021, 22:16
Another Minecraft mystery has been solved. This time, the world from the popular creepypasta about Herobrine has been found.
Take Two Shuts Down GTA Online Cheat Website, has Owners Donate to Charity
Agnes Adamus, 25 January 2021, 22:03
Take-Two has taken up the fight against cheats in GTA Online and contributed to the shut down of the LunaCheats website. At the same time, the creators of the website pledged to donate their profits to charity.
LoL's Latest Character has a Ton of Bugs
Paul Wozniak, 25 January 2021, 21:45
Viego, the new character in League of Legends, has a number of bugs. His unusual interaction with other heroes leads to bizarre situations in the game, such as when a character's skill has no cooldown for a certain period of time.
Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.1 Introduces a Serious Bug [UPDATED]
Bart Swiatek, 25 January 2021, 20:21
Reddit users oint out that the latest update for Cyberpunk 2077 has „enriched” the game with several new bugs, including one that is quite serious.
Rumors Suggest KOTOR 3 May be Developed Without EA
Adrian Werner, 25 January 2021, 15:27
According to rumors, work is underway on a new installment of the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic series. Neither BioWare nor Electronic Arts are involved in the project.
Player Turns Island in Animal Crossing Into IKEA Store
Bart Swiatek, 25 January 2021, 14:29
Reddit user known as skidmore101 redesigned an island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons to look like a giant IKEA store.
First Mission in Hitman 3 Completed in 8 Seconds
Bart Swiatek, 25 January 2021, 14:20
Speedrunners have already managed to set some interesting records in IO Interactive's recent Hitman 3. The game's first mission was completed in just eight seconds.
New Progress Video From Skyblivion Project
Sodar, 24 January 2021, 20:04
A mod for Skyrim is being made, recreating the content of Oblivion in the quality known from the latest part The video shows the progress of work as well as gameplay footage.
Cyberpunk 2077 Dev Reveals Original Concept Art for Johnny Silverhand
Agnes Adamus, 24 January 2021, 18:19
CD Projekt RED employee Lea Leonowicz has published early concept art of Johnny Silverhand. Thanks to them we can see how the character could have looked like if Keanu Reeves hadn't decided to play the part.
id Software Works on VR Game; Doom Eternal VFR Possible?
Adrian Werner, 24 January 2021, 17:56
id Software is working on a new VR game. It's possible that it's about VR edition of Doom Eternal.
Dying Light 2 Collector's Edition Leaked?
Adrian Werner, 24 January 2021, 17:27
Thanks to a Czech store's mistake, we got to know the content of Dying Light 2 Collector's Edition. The release will be expensive, but it will offer a lot of attractions.
New Footage From System Shock Remake; Details on Demo and Pre-orders
Adrian Werner, 24 January 2021, 17:25
The team at Nightdive Studios released new footage of System Shock remake. It was also revealed when we can expect the start of pre-orders and the release of the next demo. We also got to know more about System Shock 2: Enhanced Edition.
Players Worry About the Future of Marvel's Avengers
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 January 2021, 23:53
Months after its release, Marvel's Avengers is still struggling. Players are most concerned not with bugs, but with the lack of promised content and Crystal Dynamics' reluctance to say when we can expect it.
Diablo 2 Remake in the Works? Vicarious Visions Joins Blizzard
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 January 2021, 23:31
Vicarious Visions has merged with Blizzard Entertainment and is developing a Diablo II remake subtitled Resurrected. That's according to unofficial reports, which also talk about the shutdown of one of Blizzard's development teams.
Tencent Acquires Don't Starve and Mark of the Ninja Devs
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 January 2021, 22:56
Tencent has acquired a majority stake in Klei Entertainment. The founder of the studio known for Don't Starve and Mark of the Ninja assured that in practice nothing will change in the functioning of the team, which will retain full creative autonomy.
Microsoft Backtracks on Xbox Live Gold Price Increase
Adrian Werner, 23 January 2021, 22:47
Microsoft has only just announced a price hike for its Xbox Live Gold service, and the company has already backed away from the decision. What's more, soon we won't need the subscription to play free-to-play online games anymore.
Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.1 Goes Live
Adrian Werner, 23 January 2021, 21:53
Patch 1.1 for Cyberpunk 2077 has been released. It mainly focuses on minimizing game crashes, improving memory management and fixing bugs that prevented completion of some missions.