Splitgate Release Date Delayed Until August

Splitgate has taken the gaming world by storm in recent days. After releasing in an open beta iteration across a number of platforms, the shooter which combines elements of both Halo and Portal caught on in a major way with mainstream audiences. So much so, in fact, that developer 1047 Games has now announced that it will have to delay the title's formal release so that it can upgrade its ...read more

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Amazon’s New World beta has topped 200,000 concurrent players

Amazon Games’ New World is attracting significant interest, with the MMO’s closed beta topping 200,000 concurrent players on Steam over the weekend. According to SteamDB, the game hit a peak of 200,856 concurrent players on July 25, making it the sixth most popular title on Valve’s platform on Sunday. The beta, which runs until August 2, has attracted at least 148,000 concurrent ...read more

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Mortal Kombat 11 Hits Over 12 Million Units Sold

Warner Bros. Games has announced that Mortal Kombat 11, the latest and greatest entry in the franchise, has officially sold over 12 million units worldwide. Additionally, the entire Mortal Kombat franchise has now sold more than 73 million units. The announcement of the total sales for the title and franchise comes mere weeks after developer NetherRealm Studios revealed that it was done with the ...read more

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Death Stranding Surpasses 5 Million in Sales

Kojima Productions has announced that as of March 2021, the studio's 2019 release Death Stranding has surpassed five million sales in total. This number is compiled from sales across both the PlayStation 4 and PC versions of the game, the latter of which was released back in 2020. With the upcoming arrival of Death Stranding Director's Cut, though, it stands to reason that these sales will only ...read more

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Streets Of Rage 4 DLC Live On Switch Following Delays

After launching on July 15, the latest DLC for Streets of Rage 4 is finally available for Switch users to purchase. The DLC, which players on PS4, Xbox One, and PC have been able to purchase since launch, has been unavailable to players on Nintendo's console due to a bug. According to a tweet from developer Dotemu, Streets of Rage 4 players can download the Mr. X Nightmare DLC and even at a ...read more

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Battlefield 2042’s Portal Mode Won’t Let You Create A Battle Royale

Battlefield 2042’s new Portal mode already looks to be an incredible inclusion to the world of Battlefield that could really drive the creativity of player and lead to some incredible experiences, though hard as you might try, this new mode won’t let you create a battle royale mode in any way. The news comes from a new report from website The Loadout, who asked Ripple Effect directly as to ...read more

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Activision Blizzard Employees Are Staging A Walkout On Wednesday

Employees at Activision Blizzard have said they won't work on Wednesday out of protest for the publisher's "abhorrent and insulting" response to the ongoing lawsuit that documents claims of sexual harassment of women, pay violations, and a "frat boy" culture. "We believe that that our values as employees are not being accurately reflected in the words and actions of our leadership," organizers ...read more

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Death’s Door Trailer Highlights Critical Acclaim

Having launched earlier this week for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC, Acid Nerve’s Death’s Door has racked up quite a bit of critical acclaim. To celebrate its positive reception, a new trailer has been released by publisher Devolver Digital. It highlights the praise while showcasing a mix of gameplay and cutscenes. Death’s Door is the story of a crow, except this one reaps the souls ...read more

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Splitgate Release Date Delayed Until August

Splitgate has taken the gaming world by storm in recent days. After releasing in an open beta iteration across a number of platforms, the shooter which combines elements of both Halo and Portal caught on in a major way with mainstream audiences. So much so, in fact, that developer 1047 Games has now announced that it will have to delay the title's formal release so that it can upgrade its ...read more

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Mortal Kombat 11 Hits Over 12 Million Units Sold

Warner Bros. Games has announced that Mortal Kombat 11, the latest and greatest entry in the franchise, has officially sold over 12 million units worldwide. Additionally, the entire Mortal Kombat franchise has now sold more than 73 million units. The announcement of the total sales for the title and franchise comes mere weeks after developer NetherRealm Studios revealed that it was done with the ...read more

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Death Stranding Surpasses 5 Million in Sales

Kojima Productions has announced that as of March 2021, the studio's 2019 release Death Stranding has surpassed five million sales in total. This number is compiled from sales across both the PlayStation 4 and PC versions of the game, the latter of which was released back in 2020. With the upcoming arrival of Death Stranding Director's Cut, though, it stands to reason that these sales will only ...read more

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Battlefield 2042’s Portal Mode Won’t Let You Create A Battle Royale

Battlefield 2042’s new Portal mode already looks to be an incredible inclusion to the world of Battlefield that could really drive the creativity of player and lead to some incredible experiences, though hard as you might try, this new mode won’t let you create a battle royale mode in any way. The news comes from a new report from website The Loadout, who asked Ripple Effect directly as to ...read more

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Activision Blizzard Employees Are Staging A Walkout On Wednesday

Employees at Activision Blizzard have said they won't work on Wednesday out of protest for the publisher's "abhorrent and insulting" response to the ongoing lawsuit that documents claims of sexual harassment of women, pay violations, and a "frat boy" culture. "We believe that that our values as employees are not being accurately reflected in the words and actions of our leadership," organizers ...read more

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“Microsoft Actually Cares About the Indie Market” – Replaced Developer

It’s hard not to take note of how indie-friendly Xbox has become as a platform over the years, and based on the lineup of indie-developed games coming to Xbox over the next few months and years, it’s clear that that’s something that Microsoft is going to continue to emphasize. One such promising-looking indie game coming to Xbox soon is sci-fi platformer Replaced, and with Twinfinite the ...read more

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Overwatch's new Italian map reveal seems to have been delayed

Overwatch developer Blizzard has seemingly delayed plans to release a new Overwatch map set in Italy. In a since-deleted exclusive news post that had been published on Dexerto, Blizzard was reportedly due to drop a "surprise" Deathmatch map called Malvento onto the test server on July 22, and roll out publicly on August 17. "The stunning map is set in an Italian mountainside with lush ...read more

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Modern Warfare 3 Remastered Could Release On All Platforms At Once

A new leak from MW2Ghost has revealed that Modern Warfare 3: Campaign Remastered could launch on all platforms simultaneously. The news comes after Activision has reportedly broken their contract with Sony for the upcoming title. Should the news be true, Call of Duty fans on Xbox and PC could be in for a treat if Modern Warfare 3: Campaign Remastered actually happens. Many fans regard the ...read more

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Splitgate Release Date Delayed Until August

Splitgate has taken the gaming world by storm in recent days. After releasing in an open beta iteration across a number of platforms, the shooter which combines elements of both Halo and Portal caught on in a major way with mainstream audiences. So much so, in fact, that developer 1047 Games has now announced that it will have to delay the title's formal release so that it can upgrade its ...read more

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Mortal Kombat 11 Hits Over 12 Million Units Sold

Warner Bros. Games has announced that Mortal Kombat 11, the latest and greatest entry in the franchise, has officially sold over 12 million units worldwide. Additionally, the entire Mortal Kombat franchise has now sold more than 73 million units. The announcement of the total sales for the title and franchise comes mere weeks after developer NetherRealm Studios revealed that it was done with the ...read more

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Death Stranding Surpasses 5 Million in Sales

Kojima Productions has announced that as of March 2021, the studio's 2019 release Death Stranding has surpassed five million sales in total. This number is compiled from sales across both the PlayStation 4 and PC versions of the game, the latter of which was released back in 2020. With the upcoming arrival of Death Stranding Director's Cut, though, it stands to reason that these sales will only ...read more

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Battlefield 2042’s Portal Mode Won’t Let You Create A Battle Royale

Battlefield 2042’s new Portal mode already looks to be an incredible inclusion to the world of Battlefield that could really drive the creativity of player and lead to some incredible experiences, though hard as you might try, this new mode won’t let you create a battle royale mode in any way. The news comes from a new report from website The Loadout, who asked Ripple Effect directly as to ...read more

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Activision Blizzard Employees Are Staging A Walkout On Wednesday

Employees at Activision Blizzard have said they won't work on Wednesday out of protest for the publisher's "abhorrent and insulting" response to the ongoing lawsuit that documents claims of sexual harassment of women, pay violations, and a "frat boy" culture. "We believe that that our values as employees are not being accurately reflected in the words and actions of our leadership," organizers ...read more

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Overwatch's new Italian map reveal seems to have been delayed

Overwatch developer Blizzard has seemingly delayed plans to release a new Overwatch map set in Italy. In a since-deleted exclusive news post that had been published on Dexerto, Blizzard was reportedly due to drop a "surprise" Deathmatch map called Malvento onto the test server on July 22, and roll out publicly on August 17. "The stunning map is set in an Italian mountainside with lush ...read more

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PlayStation Home trademark is renewed, again, by Sony

Remember PlayStation Home, Sony's free, online social hub in which PS3 users could meet up, hang out, and gesture wildly at each other? Well, while the game's servers were shut down in 2015, rumor has it Sony might be looking to bring the virtual world back to life. According to a new trademark application that was submitted on July 21, 2021, Sony has secured the legal rights to the dormant ...read more

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Update Fixes ‘Fully Stacked’ Trophy Glitch

Insomniac Games has released a new patch for Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (version 1.002.001), which fixes a number of issues including a glitch that prevented the ‘Fully Stacked’ trophy from unlocking. Some players reported that they were unable to obtain the trophy, which is granted for unlocking all weapons, if the Pixelizer was the last weapon that they unlocked. While it was possible ...read more

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Streets Of Rage 4 DLC Live On Switch Following Delays

After launching on July 15, the latest DLC for Streets of Rage 4 is finally available for Switch users to purchase. The DLC, which players on PS4, Xbox One, and PC have been able to purchase since launch, has been unavailable to players on Nintendo's console due to a bug. According to a tweet from developer Dotemu, Streets of Rage 4 players can download the Mr. X Nightmare DLC and even at a ...read more

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Cancelled Pokemon Pinball and Other Unreleased Nintendo DS Games Leak

Pokemon Pinball games appeared on the Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance, which likely led some fans to assume the spin-off series would become a regular on Nintendo handhelds. That proved not to be the case, as the series has not seen another game since 2003's Pokemon Pinball: Ruby and Sapphire. However, we now know thanks to the Nintendo "gigaleak" that a new entry was planned for September ...read more

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Nintendo will kill credit card support for Wii U and 3DS eShop

Will the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U store close in 2022? That’s the big worry right now from fans, as Nintendo of Japan has announced it will end credit card and electronic money support for the 3DS and Wii U eShop as of January 18, 2022. Does this make the Wii U and 3DS eShop dead? Not quite, but it does mean users will no longer be able to buy anything from the Wii U and 3DS stores as of next ...read more

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Human: Fall Flat Reaches 30 Million Sales, Reveals New Level

Human: Fall Flat recently celebrated its 5th anniversary, wherein developer No Brakes Games and publisher Curve Digital revealed that the game has now shipped 30 million copies of the game. The developer released a new YouTube video celebrating the game with a number of players and influencers from all over the world. CEO of No Brakes Games expressed his gratitude by stating that the game ...read more

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New Nintendo Switch Online Games Revealed

Nintendo Switch Online subscribers will get three new games through the SNES app later this month! On July 28th, fans will have the chance to play Claymates, Jelly Boy, and Bombuzal. Even fans that grew up in the Super Nintendo era can be forgiven for not knowing these games, but perhaps they'll find a new audience on Switch! A trailer showcasing the three games can be found at the top of this ...read more

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Nintendo Leak Reveals Wii-Mote Prototype

The Nintendo Wii Remote seemed like an unusual controller design when the system launched back in 2006, but it quickly proved to be a selling point for the system. The Wii directly targeted casual gamers, and the remote was fairly intuitive. However, it seems that it took Nintendo a few tries before coming up with the final design. A new leak from last year's "gigaleak" files has revealed ...read more

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Road 96 Releases August 16th for PC and Nintendo Switch

Procedural narrative adventure Road 96 will be out on August 16th for Nintendo Switch and PC (via Epic Games Store, GOG and Steam). It will retail for $19.96 but you can also pick up the Hitchhiker bundle for $29.91. This includes the OST and the ebook “Road 96: Prologue” which contains stories set 10 years before the main game. Check out the newest trailer below. As for what Road 96 has ...read more

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Monster Hunter Stories 2 has shipped over 1 million units

Capcom announced today that Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin has sold rather well globally. According to the company, Monster Hunter Stories 2 for Nintendo Switch and PC has shipped over 1 million units worldwide. In addition, the title garnered positive reception following a demo version released prior to launch. The game is the second RPG based on the world of the Monster Hunter ...read more

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Splitgate Release Date Delayed Until August

Splitgate has taken the gaming world by storm in recent days. After releasing in an open beta iteration across a number of platforms, the shooter which combines elements of both Halo and Portal caught on in a major way with mainstream audiences. So much so, in fact, that developer 1047 Games has now announced that it will have to delay the title's formal release so that it can upgrade its ...read more

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Amazon’s New World beta has topped 200,000 concurrent players

Amazon Games’ New World is attracting significant interest, with the MMO’s closed beta topping 200,000 concurrent players on Steam over the weekend. According to SteamDB, the game hit a peak of 200,856 concurrent players on July 25, making it the sixth most popular title on Valve’s platform on Sunday. The beta, which runs until August 2, has attracted at least 148,000 concurrent ...read more

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Mortal Kombat 11 Hits Over 12 Million Units Sold

Warner Bros. Games has announced that Mortal Kombat 11, the latest and greatest entry in the franchise, has officially sold over 12 million units worldwide. Additionally, the entire Mortal Kombat franchise has now sold more than 73 million units. The announcement of the total sales for the title and franchise comes mere weeks after developer NetherRealm Studios revealed that it was done with the ...read more

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Death Stranding Surpasses 5 Million in Sales

Kojima Productions has announced that as of March 2021, the studio's 2019 release Death Stranding has surpassed five million sales in total. This number is compiled from sales across both the PlayStation 4 and PC versions of the game, the latter of which was released back in 2020. With the upcoming arrival of Death Stranding Director's Cut, though, it stands to reason that these sales will only ...read more

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Battlefield 2042’s Portal Mode Won’t Let You Create A Battle Royale

Battlefield 2042’s new Portal mode already looks to be an incredible inclusion to the world of Battlefield that could really drive the creativity of player and lead to some incredible experiences, though hard as you might try, this new mode won’t let you create a battle royale mode in any way. The news comes from a new report from website The Loadout, who asked Ripple Effect directly as to ...read more

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Activision Blizzard Employees Are Staging A Walkout On Wednesday

Employees at Activision Blizzard have said they won't work on Wednesday out of protest for the publisher's "abhorrent and insulting" response to the ongoing lawsuit that documents claims of sexual harassment of women, pay violations, and a "frat boy" culture. "We believe that that our values as employees are not being accurately reflected in the words and actions of our leadership," organizers ...read more

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Overwatch's new Italian map reveal seems to have been delayed

Overwatch developer Blizzard has seemingly delayed plans to release a new Overwatch map set in Italy. In a since-deleted exclusive news post that had been published on Dexerto, Blizzard was reportedly due to drop a "surprise" Deathmatch map called Malvento onto the test server on July 22, and roll out publicly on August 17. "The stunning map is set in an Italian mountainside with lush ...read more

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Modern Warfare 3 Remastered Could Release On All Platforms At Once

A new leak from MW2Ghost has revealed that Modern Warfare 3: Campaign Remastered could launch on all platforms simultaneously. The news comes after Activision has reportedly broken their contract with Sony for the upcoming title. Should the news be true, Call of Duty fans on Xbox and PC could be in for a treat if Modern Warfare 3: Campaign Remastered actually happens. Many fans regard the ...read more

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Epic Files New Complaint Against Google In Antitrust Lawsuit

Epic has failed a new complaint against Google in its antitrust lawsuit against the Tech company. As reported by The Verge, Epic has filed an addendum adding additional details to the lawsuit, including a number of details about Google's monopolistic behavior revealed during recent government probes. Epic's complaint contains mostly sealed information; however, the few bits that are available ...read more

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Netflix has confirmed it’s expanding into games, starting with mobile

Streaming giant Netflix has officially confirmed it’s expanding into video games. In its latest financial results published on Tuesday, the company said it was currently “in the early stages” of expanding into games, building on its earlier efforts around interactive television (like Black Mirror Bandersnatch) and its Stranger Things games. Games will be included in members’ Netflix ...read more

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Hackers begin leaking EA’s stolen data after failing to blackmail

EA is not giving in to the demands of hackers who stole its data, and they’re not happy about it. Last month, it came to light that a group of hackers infiltrated EA‘s servers and made away with source code for FIFA 21, and some Frostbite engine SDKs – over 780GB of data. As is often the case with these sort of hacks, the ultimate goal is to extort some amount of money from the ...read more

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Epic V. Apple Suit Will Be Heard In Australia Too

The Epic v. Apple lawsuit has concluded in the United States, pending a judgment that could still be several weeks or even a few months away. But like that U2 album that Apple gave away for free, the suit will never actually go away and tends to pop up when you least expect it. The case is now set to be heard separately in Australia. The Gamer reports that after Epic began the legal challenge ...read more

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Summer Games Done Quick raises over $2.9m for charity

This year’s Summer Games Done Quick has raised a grand total of $2.9m for Doctors Without Borders – or Médecins Sans Frontières – over the course of a week. The annual event has been another massive success, with the final figure coming in at over $2,904,585 from over 40,000 donations over the course of the marathon. The GDQ team dropped a huge $250,000 into the tracker towards the ...read more

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Latest Windows 11 update focuses on the taskbar

The first update for the preview build of Windows 11 is live with an accompanying blog post that details all the changes, fixes, and bugs we should be on the lookout for. Some of the existing changes in Windows 11 include a UI revamp, AutoHDR for gaming, and a change in the BSOD; this week's update focuses on the Windows 11 taskbar.

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Upgrading to Windows 11 from Win7 will require a clean install

There are plenty of questions about how various PCs are going to be able to upgrade to Windows 11. Will Windows 7 and Windows 8 users be able to upgrade? Will it be free? How do you go about upgrading? Lenovo has released a Windows 11 FAQ (via Windows Latest) that covers this very subject, and on that page is the revelation that Windows 7 users are only going to be able to upgrade to Windows ...read more

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Cryptocurrency miners in China are begin to sell off GPUs for cheap

Could the cryptocurrency boom be starting to ease off in China? Sales of graphics cards from mining groups seems to suggest it may well be. Not to speak too soon, but Taiwanese PC builders spotted heaps of GPUs up for grabs in China, cards likely once used to mine cryptocurrencies but seemingly no longer worth the hassle. According to a screenshot from a mining group posted to PTT, a popular ...read more

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Death’s Door Trailer Highlights Critical Acclaim

Having launched earlier this week for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC, Acid Nerve’s Death’s Door has racked up quite a bit of critical acclaim. To celebrate its positive reception, a new trailer has been released by publisher Devolver Digital. It highlights the praise while showcasing a mix of gameplay and cutscenes. Death’s Door is the story of a crow, except this one reaps the souls ...read more

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GRID Legends Features Live Action Story Multi-Class Races, and More

The GRID series kind of, erm, fell off the grid for a while, but it bounced back with a soft reboot in 2019. Now, Codemasters is taking another stab at the sim-cade racer with GRID Legends. Just announced during EA Play Live, this new racing title's main feature is its live action story mode. Built using a technology called extended reality, the game's narrative will play out with real world ...read more

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Recompile Trailer Nails Down August Release Date on PS5

We already knew the virtual Metroidvania title from developer Phigames would be launching on PlayStation 5 at some point next month, but now we have an exact day to look forward to. Recompile will hit Sony's current-gen system on 19th August 2021, priced at £19.99/$24.99. A new trailer embedded above shows off the title's high-octane action along with bright visuals and an electro ...read more

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Dead Space Remake Revealed by EA

After rumors and reports started circling a few weeks back which claimed Electronic Arts would be working on a new entry in the Dead Space series, the publisher today confirmed those reports were indeed factual. Specifically, EA revealed in its EA Play Live showcase today that Dead Space will be coming in the form of a remake that is being worked on by the team at EA Motive. This new iteration ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Reveals New Battlefield Portal Game Mode

The big Battlefield 2042 reveal from weeks ago showed off one game mode and promised two more, and during Electronic Arts’ EA Play Live event on Thursday, the publisher showed off another of the modes it has planned. That mode is called “Battlefield Portal,” and it’s the one that the Battlefield creators described as a “love letter to its fans.” It pulls content from several different ...read more

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Back 4 Blood PC trailer shows 4K visuals and uncapped frame rates

Back 4 Blood has debuted a new PC trailer showing off several platform-exclusive features. You can check out the new trailer for Back 4 Blood just below, which debuted earlier today on July 20. The trailer itself, which is specifically dedicated to the PC version of Warner's upcoming co-op shooter, reveals that Back 4 Blood will boast an uncapped frame rate when it launches later this year in ...read more

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XDefiant is Ubisoft's free-to-play answer to Call of Duty multiplayer

Ubisoft is expanding its FPS offerings with a new 6v6 free-to-play game that looks a lot like Tom Clancy's Call of Duty. It's called XDefiant, and it stars three factions seen in other Clancy games: The Echelon (Splinter Cell), the Wolves (Ghost Recon), the Cleaners (The Division), and the Outcasts (also The Division). Watch the introduction trailer above to get a better look at the factions, ...read more

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Psychonauts 2 Story Trailer Teases Raz's Family

A new story trailer for Psychonauts 2 has all the psychedelic madcap action you may expect from the long-awaited sequel, along with one thing you may not have expected: Raz's surprisingly large family. The trailer explains that it's Raz's first official day as a Psychonaut, and that the organization is facing a threat from a long-dormant enemy who may have compromised one of your allies. In ...read more

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