GTA 5 and RDR 2 are Making Rockstar Proud
Christian Pieniazek, yesterday, 23:34
Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2 break sales and popularity records. On this occasion, the developers from Rockstar Games have prepared various bonuses for players, which are waiting to be reclaimed in the multiplayer modes of both of these games.
Konami Considers New Silent Hill
Christian Pieniazek, yesterday, 22:26
Konami, the company in charge of the Silent Hill franchise, decided to refer to the recent rumors about the next installments of the series. The publisher assures that it has not forgotten about one of its most important series and is considering developing its continuation.
Battlefield 5 - Next Free Map Will Take Players Deep Into Jungle
Christian Pieniazek, yesterday, 22:06
EA has published the trailer of the Solomon Islands, the next free map for Battlefield V, which will start Chapter VI. Additionally, we got to know the details of the new arsenal, as well as of new elite soldiers.
Rumors: Resident Evil 8 with Werewolves, Zombies and FPP View
Michael Kulakowski, yesterday, 21:49
Another portion of interesting rumors about the yet to be officially announced Resident Evil 8 has appeared on the web. Among other things, we learned that the game will feature classic zombies and werewolf-like creatures. The title is also to offer game in FPP.
Apex Legends Devs Kill off New Character Days After his Reveal
Milosz Szubert, yesterday, 18:24
A new, short story teaser of Apex Legends has appeared on the web. It is interesting because it presents the death of Forge, the Legend announced last week, at the hands of the robo-assassin Revenant, who according to the initial leaks was supposed to be the new character in the game.
Streamer Pays Off his Mom's Student Loan
Milosz Szubert, yesterday, 18:12
Aydan Conrad, a professional streamer, Fortnite player and a member of the esports organization Ghost Gaming, made a pleasant surprise for his mother. He paid off her student loan for her.
EVE Online - $30,000 for a Virtual Starship
Bebop, yesterday, 17:53
Gold Magnate from EVE Online may be the most expensive virtual spaceship in the history of video games. It was sold for over $30,000. Moreover, the whole amount will be used to help Australia.
Avast was Selling User Data
Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 17:26
Avast, developer of the popular free Avast and AVG antivirus software, used the browser plug-in installed with them to collect private user data. The information was then sold to third parties by Avast's subsidiary Jumpshot.
Temtem - Pokemon Clone Conquers Steam
Jacob Blazewicz, yesterday, 15:12
Temtem, a game inspired by the Pokemon franchise, has been available in Steam early access for a week. The users cannot praised the work of the team at Crema enough.
Dying Light: Bad Blood for Free to Owners of Dying Light
Milosz Szubert, yesterday, 14:54
It's been five years since Dying Light was released. To celebrate, Techland decided to give all the current and future owners of the game on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One a free copy of Dying Light: Bad Blood in the for of Steam key.
Warcraft 3 Reforged - New Hardware Requirements for PC
Adrian Werner, yesterday, 13:07
Moments before the release of Warcraft III: Reforged, Blizzard Entertainment has released updated hardware requirements of the game.
Blizzard Created a Prototype of Hearthstone VR
Konrad Serafinski, yesterday, 12:50
One of the creators of Hearthstone revealed to PowerUp that the developers were working on a VR version of the game. In the end, the project was discontinued, but an interesting prototype has been created.
Torchlight Frontiers is Now Torchlight 3; F2P Project Abandoned
Jacob Blazewicz, 27 January 2020, 22:27
The devs of Torchlight Frontires renamed their game to Torchlight III. With this, the free-to-play model was abandoned and the title will be released this year on Steam.
Doom Eternal Without Microtransactions
qjin, 27 January 2020, 22:00
The producer of Doom Eternal confirmed that the game will not have any microtransactions. The FPS from id Software is to be a complete game, offering full experience without the need to spend extra money.
Players and Devs of NBA 2K20 Pay Their Respect to Kobe Bryant
Jacob Blazewicz, 27 January 2020, 20:51
NBA 2K20 introduced a start screen to commemorate Kobe Bryant. Also the game's players paid a tribute to the tragically deceased legend of basketball with numerous meetings on the game's servers.
Releases Date of Sam's Story, Second Major Expansion for Metro Exodus
Agnes Adamus, 27 January 2020, 20:41
4A Games has announced the release date of its second story expansion for Metro Exodus. The expansion, titled Sam's Story, will go on sale on February 11, this year.
Doom Eternal Unlikely to Launch With Ray Tracing Support
Bart Swiatek, 27 January 2020, 14:40
Marty Stratton, executive producer of Doom Eternal, revealed in an interview for Digital Foundry that id Software is just beginning work on the implementation of ray tracing in the game. The developer also pointed out that his team has some interesting ideas for using this technology.
Rumor: Konami is Planning Two New Silent Hill Games
Adrian Werner, 27 January 2020, 13:31
There have been credible rumors suggesting that Konami is planning two installments of the Silent Hill series. One is supposed to be a traditional survival horror, while the other is an adventure game in the vein of the popular Until Dawn.
Epic Games Store Blamed for Drop in PC Gaming Spending
Adrian Werner, 27 January 2020, 10:37
Last year the Americans spent less on PC games than in 2018. According to analysts, one of the reasons for this was the increased competition in the digital distribution market caused by the aggressive expansion of Epic Games Store.
New Gameplay From System Shock with Dev Commentary
Bart Swiatek, 27 January 2020, 10:08
The creators at Nightdive Studios presented another extensive gameplay from the remake of the iconic first-person shooter with RPG elements - System Shock. The material enables us to learn all the most important aspects of the game.
Fallout 76 Players Recover Items Stolen by Hackers
Conrad Hazi, 26 January 2020, 21:44
After the December attack of hackers on the world of Fallout 76, many players lost all their gear. However, Bethesda has taken appropriate measures to repair the damage, so players can recover their equipment and receive free bonuses.
First Games From the Reborn MicroProse Will Appear in 2020
Paul Wozniak, 26 January 2020, 21:41
MicroProse, currently headed by David Lagettie, has just announced that its first new games will come out in 2020. We still have to wait for some solid nformation, but for some time now we known that the nearest title is to be Warbirds 2020.
MSI: Not Every Radeon RX 5600 XT Can be Easily Overclocked
Conrad Hazi, 26 January 2020, 19:59
AMD caused a lot of commotion by updating the vBIOS of Radeon RX 5600 XTs at the last minute. This decision was probably dictated by the moves of the competitors, but, as MSI claims, not every card can be made to work with higher parameters than those described before the changes.
AMD Quietly Patched Security Gaps in Radeons
Frozen, 25 January 2020, 23:52
Radeon owners should update their graphics card drivers as soon as possible. AMD Adrenalin 20.1.1, although not mentioned in the manufacturer's list of changes, addresses four major security gaps.
Cyberpunk 2077 Performance Problems - God of War Dev Comments on Rumor
Frozen, 25 January 2020, 23:03
Cory Barlog, the dev of the award-winning God of War, commented on unofficial reports about the reasons for the delayed release of Cyberpunk 2077, from April to September, this year. Based on his own experience, he explained why the rumor doesn't hold together.
The Power of Steam in Numbers - SteamDB Analysis
Paul Wozniak, 25 January 2020, 22:24
The creators of SteamDB scanned the account IDs on Steam, so that we can, among other things, find out how many fully registered users are on the platform currently. The data also shows the number of currently active profiles or accounts opened in a specific year.
GDC - More Than Half of Currently Developed Games are Designed For PC
Frozen, 25 January 2020, 21:25
Game Developers Conference organizers conducted a survey among game devs, from which we can learn many interesting things about current trends in the industry, e.g. what percentage of developers prepares projects for PS5 and new Xbox.
Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions - First Gameplays
Paul Wozniak, 25 January 2020, 21:09
The first gameplay from the recently announced Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions has been published. It seems that the game will be full of spectacular actions, and its mastering should be simple and intuitive.
Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2 Launch Date
Paul Wozniak, 25 January 2020, 21:02
Second Season of Fortnite Chapter 2 will be introduced in less than a month. For the time being, the devs do not specify what kind of novelties it will contain, but we found out that the next update (before the start of season 2) will introduce the Chaos physics system, which is part of the Unreal Engine.
Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition - Beta and Estimated Hardware Specs
Paul Wozniak, 24 January 2020, 21:31
We just found out when the closed beta Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition, a refreshed version of the 2005 classic strategy game, will be launched. By the way, we learned about the estimated hardware requirements.
Rumor: QLOC and Two Other Studios Help With Cyberpunk 2077 [Updated]
Adrian Werner, 24 January 2020, 16:20
Recent reports indicate that CD Projekt RED does not create Cyberpunk 2077 on its own. The studio was to engage several other Polish developers, such as QLOC, Crunching Koalas and Testronic, to work on the project.
Disco Elysium - Addictions and Poverty in Hardcore Mode
Adrian Werner, 24 January 2020, 15:16
Disco Elysium has received a new mode of difficulty, which makes the hero poorer, more unlucky and more susceptible to addictions.
Apex Legends - Season 4 Detalis; Forge is the New Legend
Bart Swiatek, 24 January 2020, 12:07
The creators of the Apex Legends battle royale shooter, Respawn Entertainment, presented the news features that will appear in the game in the fourth season, entitled Assimilation. The update will debut on the first anniversary of the game's release, on February 4 this year.
Paradox Tests Subscription for EU4 Expansions [Updated]
Czarus, 24 January 2020, 11:10
Paradox Interactive recently shared its plans to develop the Europa Universalis franchise. It appears that the publisher has decided to test a subscription option for the expansions to EU4, the fourth part of the series.
Commandos 2 HD Remaster Censored [Updated]
Christian Pieniazek, 24 January 2020, 00:00
As closed beta-tests have shown, the re-mastered version of Commandos 2 has been censored. Swastikas and symbols of the Japanese Empire were removed, as well as animations of burning enemies. And don't forget that the game won't have a co-op mode.
Resident Evil 3 With DRM Protection From Denuvo on Day One
Paul Wozniak, 23 January 2020, 23:53
We learned that on day one, Resident Evil 3 will have DRM protection from Denuvo. For the time being it is not known whether, as was the case with the refreshed version of the second installment of the series and Resident Evil VII: Biohazard, the protection will be removed after some time.
Bloober Team Teases New Game; Observer 2 Inbound?
Paul Wozniak, 23 January 2020, 23:38
A short video has just appeared on the web, which most probably announces the creation of another installment of the horror game Observer from the Polish studio Bloober Team. The video does not show much, but it reveals the logo of Chiron Incorporated, which was present in the first part.
Good Visuals and Quick Loading - What Gamers Want According to GameTrack
Bart Swiatek, 23 January 2020, 23:35
The results of the GameTrack survey conducted by ISFE and Ipsos MORI indicate that gamers are most interested in nice graphics and quick loading of games. Much less excitement is aroused by features such as streaming, portable modes and VR.
Mass Layoffs at the Polish Publisher of Cyberpunk 2077 [Updated]
Christian Pieniazek, 23 January 2020, 22:00
According to reliable sources, CDP, which was supposed to be the Polish distributor of Cyberpunk 2077, has just laid off a lot of staff. The company will probably soon be completely extinguished. At present, it is not known which company could take over the rights to distribute the title in Poland.
New Farming Simulator Only in 2021
Bart Swiatek, 23 January 2020, 14:27
Giants Software and Focus Home Interactive have announced that the next instalment of the Farming Simulator series will not be released until 2021. Earlier, in 2020, we will receive three more expansion for Farming Simulator 19.
Lunar New Year Sale 2020 on Steam Begins Today
Milosz Szubert, 23 January 2020, 14:14
Today, Lunar New Year Sale 2020 launches on Steam. From 10 AM (PT) you will be able to buy a lot of digital editions of games and add-ons at reduced prices. The offer will run until January 27.
Stardew Valley Celebrates a Great Success With Millions of Farmers
Jiker, 23 January 2020, 14:06
Stardew Valley, a farmer simulator by Eric Barone, boasts excellent sales. In the four years since its launch, 10 million players worldwide have bought this independent production.
Full Version of The Heretic Shows Graphic Capabilities of Unity
Konrad Serafinski, 23 January 2020, 13:42
Unity has published a full version of a tech demo called The Heretic. Almost 8-minute material presents the capabilities of the 2019.3 version of the engine.
Sea Legends Announced - A Sim for Pirates and Sailing Lovers
Bart Swiatek, 23 January 2020, 13:13
Game Labs announced Sea Legends, an ambitious simulator of a ship captain, set in the 18th century, intended for PC. The release date is unknown, but we know that the demo will be released in 2020.
Half-Life Alyx With Scale Comparable to Half-Life 2
Konrad Serafinski, 23 January 2020, 12:47
The creators of Half-Life: Alyx answered user questions on Reddit. We learned, among other things, that the biggest team in Valve's history is working on the game, and its storyline will resemble Half-Life 2 in length.
The Sims 4: Tiny Living DLC on Sale
Michael Kulakowski, 22 January 2020, 22:38
The latest DLC with accessories for The Sims 4, called Tiny Living, has made its debut. In the set, you will find furniture and household goods, which are created for small interiors and houses.
Ninja Theory Announces Project: MARA and Talks About Hellblade 2
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 January 2020, 22:11
Ninja Theory Studio has announced Project: MARA - an experimental game whose aim is to faithfully present mental horror. By the way, the devs mentioned their plans for Helbllade II: Senua's Saga.
Work on The Elder Scrolls 6 Picks up Pace; Bethesda Hiring
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 January 2020, 21:07
Internet users have found interesting job offers on the website of Bethesda Softworks. They seem to suggest that the developer is starting to work seriously on a new game (perhaps The Elder Scrolls VI).
Rumor: Resident Evil 8 Rebooted; Capcom Makes Another RE Game
Frozen, 22 January 2020, 14:50
According to unofficial reports, Resident Evil 8 will be released in a few years. In the meantime, Capcom is to release another spin-off from the series, as well as other remakes, this time unrelated to the iconic series of survival horrors.
Mortal Kombat Kollection Online - Remaster of First Trilogy Almost Certain
Adrian Werner, 22 January 2020, 14:22
Thanks to the PEGI rating agency we have learned that Mortal Kombat Kollection Online, a set of re-mastered eidtions of the first three installment of the series, is planned.