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01  mars     13h11
Unsurprisingly, GTA 6 devs aren’t too keen on Rockstar’s reckless decision to drag them back to the office
   After Rockstar Games reportedly asked its employees working on GTA a small upcoming release you might have heard of to return to in office working once April arrives, a number of the company’s developers have made clear just how unhappy they are about that idea.If you’re out of the loop,...
    11h52
Don’t panic, Starfield definitely isn’t coming to Nintendo Switch
   Ok, strap yourself in. You know how Xbox said Starfield isn’t coming to any other platforms as of right now Well, it still isn’t, despite a Twitter post from Bethesda having managed to give a few people who struggle with reading minor heart attacks.Yes. Now, calm down. It’s not our fault that a...
    10h23
Bandicoot fans hope Toys For Bob’ll get to keep working on a woah-le load of Crash games as it goes indie
   Toys for Bob, known for its work on the likes of Crash Bandicoot and Spyro, has announced that it’s splitting from Activision and going indie, which is good news, though it has left Crash fans a bit in the dark as to the future of their beloved platforming not quite hedgehog thing.While Crash hasn...
    10h14
Is Warzone Mobile’s cross-progression the thing Warzone needs to be relevant again?
   After about a year in limited testing, Activision has finally announced a public release date for Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile. The mobile off shoot arrives March worldwide, on iOS and Android.The main focus of the game, of course, is bringing the battle royale experience of PC and consoles to...
    09h31
Steam game disguises itself as Helldivers 2 and goes on sale, is swiftly delisted
   If you were awake in early this morning, you may have seen that Helldivers was having a massive Steam sale. This was, in fact, an imposter. Another game in disguise, which was promptly delisted from the storefront after changing its name, key art, and developer information to mimic the popular...
    09h00
Diablo 4’s Gauntlet finally arrives next week, but there’s more here than just an endgame dungeon
   As part of the most recent Campfire Chat developer livestream, Blizzard discussed Diablo ’s upcoming mid season update. The patch arrives Tuesday, March, and it is indeed the one the will introduce the Gauntlet to the game.The Gauntlet is the often delayed endgame dungeon that’s similar to...
    01h17
Saber Interactive gains independence from Embracer for 500M; Report claims Gearbox sale close to being inked
   Saber Interactive will soon be free of Embracer Group thanks to a private investor group coughing up million for the outfit. There is also a new report stating the mega company has a buyer lined up for Gearbox Software.Concerning the Saber Interactive deal, a Bloomberg source familiar with the...
29  février     21h09
EA lays off 5% of staff, cancels Respawn’s unannounced Mandalorian FPS as it shifts focus from licensed IP
   Electronic Arts announced overnight plans to lay off of its workforce, close a studio, sunset a selection of mobile games, and cancel a first person shooter based in the Star Wars universe.According to estimates, EA will make approximately jobs redundant, and it has started communicating...
    17h13
Kevin Conroy’s final Batman outing after Suicide Squad: KTJL includes a reunion with Mark Hamill’s Joker
   Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League isn’t the final outing for the Arkhamverse’s Batman we’d hoped for, but Kevin Conroy’s off beat posthumous performance was fantastic. It wasn’t his final one, however. Enter Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths Part .IGN broke the news of the actor’s...
    17h00
Expeditions: A MudRunner Game review - Raiders of the Lost ’Arrgh, I’ve rolled it again’
   It’s the dumbest plan anyone’s ever come up with, but it’s the only one I’ve got.As I motor over the crest, I can see the huge Russian lorry poking through the trees on the edge of the cliff. It’s the Tatra Force, and it’s going to be in my garage soon. I slam the pedal to the metal and ram...
    17h00
Pokemon Legends Z-A has the chance to redeem one of the series’ most disappointing entries
   Sorry to those of you that look back fondly on the sixth generation of games, but Pokemon X and Y were not that good. Don’t get me wrong, I do actually have a soft spot for them as they helped me bond with my friends back in the day, but it was the friends element that was the most important part,...
    16h19
New AAA studio BulletFarm, led by ex-Call of Duty studio director David Vonderhaar, is making a co-operative, Unreal 5-based game
   If you plant a bullet on a BulletFarm, do you get a full bandolier like peas in a pod Or do you pull an ammo box out of the ground like potatoes At least that’s what I imagine they’re doing at BulletFarm, a new game development studio helmed by former Call of Duty studio director David Vonderhaar,...
    16h04
Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster is a must-play modern study of overlooked FPS history
   EA doesn’t seem to appreciate Star Wars shooters as much as we’d like it to, making Dark Forces Remaster’s release even more timely and necessary. More importantly, it’s a very fantastic refresh of an often overlooked piece of FPS history.Nightdive Studios has gradually made a huge name for itself...
    14h00
Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree might have actually solved Souls DLC’s scaling problem, and it’s all thanks to Sekiro
   FromSoftware has always had a certain design challenge that persisted across all of the DLC and expansions it created for its games. It has nothing to do with the quality of the content itself, or in the way it is accessed. The problem has always been that the studio has never quite found a good...
    12h39
Moana 2 locks down both Auli’i Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson as Disney scrambles to transition from show to film
   The announcement of Moana that came out of nowhere was a pleasant early surprise for many, especially when it’s set to arrive later this year, but there’s cause for concern.As we previously explained, the original plan was to make a Moana follow up series exclusive to Disney instead of a...
    11h15
The first look at The Crow remake teases a movie that would have killed like 10 years ago
   If you’re an early ’ s kid or slightly older, The Crow probably holds a special place in your movie loving heart. Therefore, you might have strong opinions about the upcoming remake led by Bill Skarsg rd, which is more of a new interpretation of James O’Barr’s comic books.Via Vanity Fair,...
    10h19
Hayden Christensen shouted at the Revenge of the Sith children before murdering them to elicit a good reaction
   Like Star Wars: Episode Revenge of the Sith or not, it’s perhaps the boldest episode of the Skywalker Saga, a tragedy of epic proportions with some surprising swings, such as the slaughter of a bunch of kids at the hands of the protagonist, Anakin Skywalker. Now, actor Hayden Christensen has...
    10h09
Watch Diablo 4’s (maybe?) final stream of the delayed Gauntlet and Trials here
   Blizzard awakes from its communication slumber today to talk about and show off new Diablo content. More specifically, a new look at the upcoming Gauntlet and Trials, features that were initially set to launch on February , before the developer delayed them for polish.The developer is hosting a...
28  février     22h00
Warframe’s Dante Unbound update is a hoot - with new reworks, tennogen cosmetics, and new page master frame
   As you may know, Warframe is soon due it’s next major update: Dante Unbound. Coming sometime in March, it’s set to act as an echo patch for the excellent Whispers in the Walls patch in December a narrative bombshell that set the stage for where Warframe will be going narratively in the coming...
    19h53
Get ready to race, sneak, fight, and explore March’s PS Plus lineup brings Destiny 2: Witch Queen, F1 23, Hello Neighbor 2, and Sifu to your PlayStation library
   Sony has announced the PlayStation Plus monthly games for March, and the group contains a racing title, a martial arts romp, some stealthy horror, and plenty of sci fi action.All four games are available for PS and PS and will be available to PlayStation Plus members from Tuesday, March until...
    16h21
Baldur’s Gate 3’s next hotfix should arrive this week, and hopefully it’ll stop Minthara spoiling a big reveal
   Warning: Spoilers for Baldur’s Gate lie ahead.Would you look at that, another Baldur’s Gate hotfix is inbound and Larian says it should hopefully get here by the end of this week. It’s also revealed that it’ll fix one issue with Minthara, but players who love travelling with the posh Drow are...
    15h14
Sure, we’d all love a Nier sequel, but what I really want is the return of another Yoko Taro classic
   As long as Yoko Taro isn’t pulling our leg, it’s increasingly looking like another Nier game is on the way. Whether that’s Nier, or Nier if you count Reincarnation and you should, because Taro himself certainly seems to , no one knows just yet, though the recent hints suggest the word repent ...
    13h07
Helldivers 2 has just seen huge battles rage over Malevelon Creek and Mort, and you weren’t there, man
   Look, just listen to me, you need to hear this, man. I was there. When the battles raged over Malevelon Creek and Mort and the Helldivers community tasted both sweet, sweet victory and agonising defeat all in the span of one hour period.Yeah, it was just after everyone in the trenches had been...
    11h36
Hooray, Helldivers 2’s disappearing super credits problem is fixed by its latest patch
   If you’ve encountered an issue with your hard earned super credits in Helldivers lately, such as having them disappear or become inaccessible, you can now hopefully breathe easy, as the game’s latest patch has issued a fix for it.Yep, a number of players had reported over the weekend and the tail...
    11h05
Modern horror classic Paranormal Activity is the latest to get the video game treatment
   The world of horror films clearly sees the value in the games industry, as Paranormal Activity is the latest to make the switch. Friday the th, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Blair Witch Project, all of the great horror classics have received game adaptations by now, and as reported by Variety,...
    10h31
Nintendo says Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom was pirated a million times before it even came out
   According to Nintendo, Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom was illegally downloaded a million times in the week or so leading up to its actual release, with the publisher alleging that the Yuzu Switch emulator played a big role in making that happen as part of a fresh lawsuit.Yep, Nintendo’s rolled out its...
    10h11
Dave Bautista might be done with Drax, but that doesn’t mean he’s done with superhero movies
   Dave Bautista has long said that his time as Drax would come to a close with Guardians of the Galaxy, but it seems that doesn’t mean he’s necessarily done with the MCU. I’m not much of a wrestling fan, so I wasn’t aware of Bautista until he made his acting debut in the original Guardians of...
27  février     22h06
Pokemon Day brought a flurry of news, including details on Pokemon Trading Card Game Pocket, Pokemon Unite, and more
   Today is Pokemon Day , and it kicked off with a Pokemon Presents presentation full of news on everyone’s favorite Pocket Monsters.Tsunekazu Ishihara, the president and CEO of The Pokemon Company, hosted the presentation, and if you missed it, you can watch it below.Alongside the announcements...
    20h06
Stardew Valley’s long-awaited 1.6 update sprouts in March, bringing fresh content to your farm
   Get ready to dust off your farming tools, Stardew Valley fans, because the long awaited . update is coming next month.Boasting plenty of new content, the update will officially bloom on March for PC players. Console and mobile platforms will receive the update as soon as possible, according...
    19h21
Pokemon Go to celebrate the release of Pokemon Horizons: The Series with a new event in March
   A new event kicks off in Pokemon Go next week to celebrate the release of Pokemon Horizons: The Series in various countries and regions.The event will also debut a Pokemon new to the game: Gen ’s Charcadet. Introduced in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, the Paldea region Pokemon is a Fire type that...
    17h05
Twin Peaks’ co-creator finally sheds some light on the classic series’ connection to Link’s Awakening
   Twin Peaks has long been touted as an influence on The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, and now the show’s co creator has spoken about how direct that is. Back when it was airing, Twin Peaks was incredibly popular in Japan so much so there was a whole series of trailers advertising Georgia...
    17h02
New Pokemon Legends: Z-A takes trainers back to Kalos in 2025
   A new Pokemon game is coming to Switch, titled Pokemon Legends: Z A.Announced during today’s Pokemon Presents, little information on the Game Freak developed title was shared, but we know it takes you back to the Kalos region with a focus on Lumiose City.Calling it an ambitious new entry to the...
    17h00
Princess Peach Showtime is obviously for Nintendo’s younger players, but it’s still delightful - hands-on
   It’s pretty crazy to think how in the four decades of the Mario series, Peach has only ever been a central playable character on a handful of occasions. In most cases, even when playable, she’s been part of an ensemble, like in party games, Mario USA, or Mario RPG. But in Princess Peach showtime,...
    16h09
Good news, angry players, Helldivers 2’s farmers don’t look to actually be actively aiding enemy factions
   Ok, it looks like someone from Arrowhead has finally stepped up to give the Helldivers community an unequivocal answer as to whether people abandoning operations because they’re only interested in farming is actually resulting in losses for Super Earth, hopefully helping end an era of confusion...
    14h08
Want to know where Helldivers 2 is going? Just look back at the original game
   Helldivers may not be the game that comes to mind when you think a ’live service game’. A lot of factors contribute to this perception, and it’s one the game benefited from in distinguishing itself from the sea of unwanted live service projects, especially the two big ones that came out alongside...
    14h00
PlayStation announces plans to lay off 900 people, will close London Studio
   PlayStation has announced plans to lay off people from its global workforce, as part of a reduction of the company’s overall headcount by . Several PlayStation owned studios including Insomniac Games, Naughty Dog, and Guerilla Games will be affected, with PlayStation Studios’ London...
    12h51
Watch today’s Pokemon Presents here
   The Pokemon Company is putting on a nice Pokemon Presents showcase today, February , and you can can watch it with us Yup, what better way is there to celebrate Pokemon Day than tuning into a livestream that may or may not actually offer you the things you’re desprate to see from the franchise...
    11h54
Test audiences didn’t like Across the Spider-Verse’s original ending, so its directors looked to Star Wars
   Spider Man: Across the Spider Verse’s ending was apparently a bit of a last minute addition after test screenings were negative, and it all came together thanks to Star Wars. Spoilers ahead for the ending of Across the Spider Verse, obviously. It’s pretty safe to say that Across the Spider...
    11h43
Terrible news, monk trickshotters, Pentiment currently runs at 120 FPS on PS5, but only 60 on Xbox
   In a devastating turn of events for those who’ve been hoping to play Pentiment at the absolute max performance settings possible, the game currently runs at FPS on PlayStation, but only on Xbox, thanks to a bug that should be solved soon.Yep, following the deployment of Obsidian’s very good...
    11h36
What’s the best game that shipped on multiple discs? The Best Games Ever Podcast
   The Best Games Ever podcast is a game show where three regular panellists have to find the best game in a weirdly specific category such as Best game with a named horse , or Best game with a terrible British accent . They have to pitch their pick to our host, Jim, who then decides the winner. But...
    11h03
After the success of Godzilla Minus One, its director wants to make a monster-versus-monster movie
   Godzilla Minus One has proven to be a global hit, and now its director Takashi Yamazki is thinking about what he would like to do for a sequel. Last year’s Godzilla Minus One was the first live action film in the long running series that’s released since ’s Shin Godzilla, and it managed to...
    10h57
Final Fantasy 7 Remake’s latest patch changes a version of the game’s iconic final line, and fans don’t get it
   The latest patch for Final Fantasy Remake has changed the English version of the iconic final line Aerith delivers in the game, and, naturally, that tweak has left a lot of FF fans scratching their heads.With Final Fantasy Rebirth set to arrive later this week you can read our review of it...
    10h09
The Nier: Automata anime is finally coming back later this year
   After a long wait of no news, it’s finally been confirmed that the Nier: Automata anime is finally returning some time this year. The Nier: Automata anime started last January, adapting the popular RPG into animated form for the first time, later finishing in July. It then wasn’t until November...
26  février     16h55
Tekken 8 has a strong start as its first month sales outpace Tekken 7
   It sure is looking like Tekken has a bright future ahead of it, as the fighting game has managed to hit two million copies sold in its first month. Tekken is the first new mainline entry in the long running fighting series in about a decade, so it had a lot to live up to. Thankfully, it...
    16h15
The coolest reveal from last week’s Japanese Nintendo Direct is coming west
   Reynatis, a very stylish looking action game revealed during Japan’s Nintendo Direct last week, is actually getting a release in the west. When I saw the trailer for Reynatis I very quickly thought oh hey, this reminds me of Kingdom Hearts, not least because one of the game’s two main...
    15h58
Until Dawn and The Quarry developer Supermassive Games reportedly plans to lay off 90 staff
   Supermassive Games, the developer of horror hits Until Dawn and The Quarry, is reportedly planning to lay off workers, with having been informed that they’re at risk of redundancy.The British studio, which started off working on DLC for LittleBigPlanet and has since worked with the likes of...
    15h03
Fortnite will give literal child Aang a gun in an upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender crossover
   Fortnite looks like it’s getting another collaboration with a classic animated series, this time Avatar: The Last Airbender. Obviously everyone will mostly be talking about Netflix’s live action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender at the moment, given that it only just released the other...
    13h57
Switch 2 still isn’t confirmed, but here are details on its delay into 2025
   While we’re still yet to get an official Nintendo Switch reveal, recent reports suggested it’s been delayed out of , and the latest word says it’s because of hardware shortage concerns. Earlier this month, it was reported that the still unconfirmed Switch had been delayed internally,...
    13h30
Yes, Baldur’s Gate 3 mod support will be a thing, please don’t be a jerk to Larian in the interim
   If you weren’t aware, Larian is currently working on bringing mod support to Baldur’s Gate, but it seems that when it comes to mods it’s recently had to deal with some unpleasant behaviour that the game’s developers and community staff shouldn’t have to put up with from a few folks within the...
    12h12
Uh oh, Helldivers 2 players are accusing reward-hungry farmers of actively sabotaging the entire war effort
   While Helldivers has just enjoyed its first weekend without any major server issues leading to massive log in queues, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows in Robot Vietnam. The issue of farming is currently causing a big ruckus within the game’s community, although there’s still a lot of confusion...