Half-Life: Alyx is Coming in March 2020

It's hard to believe that the day has finally come where a new Half-Life game is actually happening. After a thirteen-year hiatus, Half-Life is finally returning in 2020. As promised today, Valve officially revealed Half-Life: Alyx, the studio’s new VR title. As previous rumors indicated, Alyx is set between Half-Life and Half-Life 2 and places you in the shoes of Alyx Vance. The story ...read more

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Age of Empires 4 Developers Say a Console Release Could Be Coming

Age of Empires 4 developers affirms that their focus is on making a "wonderful PC game", but have not ruled out a console release. Since being re-introduced at XO19, Age of Empires 4 has been in the news quite a bit recently. First, the developers at World’s Edge made it clear that the game will not have microtransactions. Now, in a talk with Stevivor, they spoke a bit about their thoughts on ...read more

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Stadia reportedly performing below Google’s expectations

It looks like Google Stadia is off to a bad start as far as consumer interest. According to Kotaku’s Jason Schreier, pre-orders for Google’s Stadia game streaming platform have been underwhelming. Despite the Founders Edition actually selling out, one person involved in the process told Schreier pre-orders were below expectations. Until the free tier becomes available sometime next ...read more

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New Crash Bandicoot Game Rumored to Be Arriving Next Year

According to rumors, a new Crash Bandicoot title could be arriving in 2020 and may be developed by Vicarious Visions and Toys for Bob. Could it really be? Could the orange marsupial I adore be coming back with a brand new game? According to numerous rumors, there very well could be a new Crash Bandicoot on the horizon. One of the suggested rumors comes from the “It’s Time to Play” TV ...read more

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Blizzard Confirms Diablo 4 Won't Lock Skills to Specific Slots

While we might not yet know when Diablo 4 is set to release, it would appear that the folks working on the game are being surprisingly transparent about its development. More specifically, the team took a moment recently to clarify some things and address community questions, and that includes some concern that Elective Mode -- where folks can swap skills around to whatever slot they like -- ...read more

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Nintendo Switch Sales Jump Up as New Pokemon Games Launch

Last week saw the global release of Pokémon Sword and Shield, the latest titles in the long-running franchise. While North American sales figures are likely some time away, UK figures are starting to come in, and they seem fairly impressive. According to GamesIndustry.biz, sales of the Switch console rose more than 30 percent during the period, with the majority focused on the traditional ...read more

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Age of Empires 4 Developers Say a Console Release Could Be Coming

Age of Empires 4 developers affirms that their focus is on making a "wonderful PC game", but have not ruled out a console release. Since being re-introduced at XO19, Age of Empires 4 has been in the news quite a bit recently. First, the developers at World’s Edge made it clear that the game will not have microtransactions. Now, in a talk with Stevivor, they spoke a bit about their thoughts on ...read more

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New Crash Bandicoot Game Rumored to Be Arriving Next Year

According to rumors, a new Crash Bandicoot title could be arriving in 2020 and may be developed by Vicarious Visions and Toys for Bob. Could it really be? Could the orange marsupial I adore be coming back with a brand new game? According to numerous rumors, there very well could be a new Crash Bandicoot on the horizon. One of the suggested rumors comes from the “It’s Time to Play” TV ...read more

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Modern Warfare hotfix addresses duplicate killstreaks and more

A hotfix is now available for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Infinity Ward has released an update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which addresses some progressions issues and a killstreaks exploit. It also tunes the weapons AUG, 725, and Model 680. The hotfix also applies fixes to various challenges and a couple of issues with Ground War were addressed. The full notes for today’s ...read more

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Saints Row’s Next Entry Will Be Showcased In 2020

As Grand Theft Auto took a more serious path with Grand Theft Auto IV, a reaction of sorts came in the form of Saints Row. The open world game took the zaniest aspects of the older GTA titles and turned them up to 11 with each entry getting crazier. The series has been dormant since 2015, however. But it’s ramping up to make its fabulous return in some form next year. Koch Media (the parent ...read more

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Diablo 4 Release Window and Beta Possibly Leaked

It looks like Blizzard will release a Diablo 4 beta before the game comes to PS4, Xbox One, PC, and presumably next-gen consoles. Earlier in the year, a "rumor" about Diablo 4 surfaced on the Internet, before the game was announced earlier this month at BlizzCon. Like most rumors, just about everybody and their sister's mother's son wrote off the rumor. However, it turns out everything in said ...read more

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Need for Speed: Heat Player Count Highest for the Series this Gen

Thanks to the community of EA and Ghost Games' racing series, the Need for Speed: Heat player count is the highest it has been for the series this gen. This generation has not been too kind to the Need for Speed franchise. While its debut to the Xbox One and PS4 was strong with Need for Speed: Rivals, the entries that proceeded it garnered mixed or downright negative reviews. While our own ...read more

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New Crash Bandicoot Game Rumored to Be Arriving Next Year

According to rumors, a new Crash Bandicoot title could be arriving in 2020 and may be developed by Vicarious Visions and Toys for Bob. Could it really be? Could the orange marsupial I adore be coming back with a brand new game? According to numerous rumors, there very well could be a new Crash Bandicoot on the horizon. One of the suggested rumors comes from the “It’s Time to Play” TV ...read more

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Modern Warfare hotfix addresses duplicate killstreaks and more

A hotfix is now available for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Infinity Ward has released an update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which addresses some progressions issues and a killstreaks exploit. It also tunes the weapons AUG, 725, and Model 680. The hotfix also applies fixes to various challenges and a couple of issues with Ground War were addressed. The full notes for today’s ...read more

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Saints Row’s Next Entry Will Be Showcased In 2020

As Grand Theft Auto took a more serious path with Grand Theft Auto IV, a reaction of sorts came in the form of Saints Row. The open world game took the zaniest aspects of the older GTA titles and turned them up to 11 with each entry getting crazier. The series has been dormant since 2015, however. But it’s ramping up to make its fabulous return in some form next year. Koch Media (the parent ...read more

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Diablo 4 Release Window and Beta Possibly Leaked

It looks like Blizzard will release a Diablo 4 beta before the game comes to PS4, Xbox One, PC, and presumably next-gen consoles. Earlier in the year, a "rumor" about Diablo 4 surfaced on the Internet, before the game was announced earlier this month at BlizzCon. Like most rumors, just about everybody and their sister's mother's son wrote off the rumor. However, it turns out everything in said ...read more

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Need for Speed: Heat Player Count Highest for the Series this Gen

Thanks to the community of EA and Ghost Games' racing series, the Need for Speed: Heat player count is the highest it has been for the series this gen. This generation has not been too kind to the Need for Speed franchise. While its debut to the Xbox One and PS4 was strong with Need for Speed: Rivals, the entries that proceeded it garnered mixed or downright negative reviews. While our own ...read more

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Borderlands 3 Reveals First Campaign DLC Details

Borderlands 3 is getting its first campaign DLC soon when Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot releases in December. Gearbox and 2K announced the release of the first continuation of Borderlands 3’s main story on Wednesday and said the DLC will be available starting on December 19th to take players on a casino-themed mission with throwbacks to Handsome Jack. Players have to pull off a big ...read more

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Nintendo Switch Sales Jump Up as New Pokemon Games Launch

Last week saw the global release of Pokémon Sword and Shield, the latest titles in the long-running franchise. While North American sales figures are likely some time away, UK figures are starting to come in, and they seem fairly impressive. According to GamesIndustry.biz, sales of the Switch console rose more than 30 percent during the period, with the majority focused on the traditional ...read more

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Samurai Shodown Release Window for Switch Revealed

Samurai Shodown is finally landing on a Switch near you in early 2020. There’s no doubt about it that Samurai Shodown is one of the year’s best fighting games but as of now, SNK’s latest entry is only available on PS4 and Xbox One. Fortunately, the game will soon be coming to the Switch and we now have a better idea of just when that port will be arriving. Announced via a new trailer, ...read more

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A modder is adding cut Pokemon back into Sword and Shield

Sometimes you’ve just got to take matters in to your own hands. Nintendo’s decision to limit just how many Pokemon you can catch in Pokemon Sword and Shield has proven controversial. But one modder has taken it upon themselves to turn things around: by adding these lost Pokemon into the game. Modder SciresM showed off some of their early results on Twitter, including the newly added ...read more

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New Nintendo Switch Bundle Includes Minecraft for Free

If you're planning on grabbing a Nintendo Switch this holiday, the pickings are going to be slim in terms of deals. The only bundle Nintendo plans to offer includes Mario Kart 8 with the old Nintendo Switch that was recently upgraded with better battery life. With that in mind, the bundle that Walmart is currently offering is likely to be as good as anything Black Friday and Cyber Monday have to ...read more

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Mortal Kombat 11 Sindel Gameplay Teaser Revealed

According to Ed Boon, creative director of Mortal Kombat 11 and the series in general, tomorrow -- if everything goes well -- NetherRealm Studios will release Sindel's first ever gameplay trailer. In the meanwhile, Boon teased a brief gameplay snippet featuring our first look at the character in action and our best look yet at the classic Mortal Kombat fighter. Unfortunately, said gameplay ...read more

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Bubble Bobble 4 Friends Heading to Switch Q1 2020, New Trailer Arrives

Bubble popping dragons are coming back from the past with modern updates. For those who were fans of the popular 1980s arcade title, Bubble Bobble, you’ll be pleased to know that the modern take from ININ Games and original developer Tatio are bringing Bubble Bobble 4 Friends to the Nintendo Switch. The game will be arriving as a standard edition and a special edition and will head to ...read more

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Half-Life: Alyx is Coming in March 2020

It's hard to believe that the day has finally come where a new Half-Life game is actually happening. After a thirteen-year hiatus, Half-Life is finally returning in 2020. As promised today, Valve officially revealed Half-Life: Alyx, the studio’s new VR title. As previous rumors indicated, Alyx is set between Half-Life and Half-Life 2 and places you in the shoes of Alyx Vance. The story ...read more

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Age of Empires 4 Developers Say a Console Release Could Be Coming

Age of Empires 4 developers affirms that their focus is on making a "wonderful PC game", but have not ruled out a console release. Since being re-introduced at XO19, Age of Empires 4 has been in the news quite a bit recently. First, the developers at World’s Edge made it clear that the game will not have microtransactions. Now, in a talk with Stevivor, they spoke a bit about their thoughts on ...read more

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Stadia reportedly performing below Google’s expectations

It looks like Google Stadia is off to a bad start as far as consumer interest. According to Kotaku’s Jason Schreier, pre-orders for Google’s Stadia game streaming platform have been underwhelming. Despite the Founders Edition actually selling out, one person involved in the process told Schreier pre-orders were below expectations. Until the free tier becomes available sometime next ...read more

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New Crash Bandicoot Game Rumored to Be Arriving Next Year

According to rumors, a new Crash Bandicoot title could be arriving in 2020 and may be developed by Vicarious Visions and Toys for Bob. Could it really be? Could the orange marsupial I adore be coming back with a brand new game? According to numerous rumors, there very well could be a new Crash Bandicoot on the horizon. One of the suggested rumors comes from the “It’s Time to Play” TV ...read more

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Blizzard Confirms Diablo 4 Won't Lock Skills to Specific Slots

While we might not yet know when Diablo 4 is set to release, it would appear that the folks working on the game are being surprisingly transparent about its development. More specifically, the team took a moment recently to clarify some things and address community questions, and that includes some concern that Elective Mode -- where folks can swap skills around to whatever slot they like -- ...read more

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Modern Warfare hotfix addresses duplicate killstreaks and more

A hotfix is now available for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Infinity Ward has released an update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which addresses some progressions issues and a killstreaks exploit. It also tunes the weapons AUG, 725, and Model 680. The hotfix also applies fixes to various challenges and a couple of issues with Ground War were addressed. The full notes for today’s ...read more

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Stadia reportedly performing below Google’s expectations

It looks like Google Stadia is off to a bad start as far as consumer interest. According to Kotaku’s Jason Schreier, pre-orders for Google’s Stadia game streaming platform have been underwhelming. Despite the Founders Edition actually selling out, one person involved in the process told Schreier pre-orders were below expectations. Until the free tier becomes available sometime next ...read more

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The Game Awards 2019 Game of the Year Nominees Revealed

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Death Stranding, and Control proved to be some of the leading nominees at The Game Awards this year. The Game Awards 2019 is set to take place in just a few mere weeks and today, the nominees for this year’s show were finally divulged. In a year where many thought there wasn’t one major standout release that stood above the rest, the nominees for Game of the ...read more

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Google Stadia Launch Trailer Boasts the Power of Streaming

Reggie Watts is at the center of Google's launch day ad for Stadia and I have no idea why. If you haven’t heard the word, Stadia is out today. Hooray, I guess. While Google’s game-streaming service has released almost as silently as a fart in the night, they sure did decide to try sell the product to consumers on launch day in perhaps the most bizarre way ever. Google released a launch ...read more

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Google Hopes To Target Women With Stadia

Google Stadia is here. The service, which seemingly hoped to be the first in a new era of streaming, feels a tad incomplete. While praise has been heaped on the technology being used, it feels like it’s not quite there yet with a lot of missing features as well as a not particularly exciting launch line up. But we’re just getting started with it, and we’ll have to see if Google can continue ...read more

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Twitch aims to make streaming easier for newbies with Twitch Studio

Twitch is looking to make streaming easier for beginners with its newly launched Twitch Studios. Currently in beta, Twitch Studios is free software that aims to simplify the set-up process required for streaming games, and to manage streams overall. Most gamers rely on third-party streaming programs like OBS or Xsplit to stream content. And it can be a bit of a barrier to entry for those ...read more

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Apple is discontinuing the 15-inch MacBook Pro

Yesterday, Apple announced its new 16-inch MacBook Pro, packing ninth-generation Intel CPUs and 8GB AMD Radeon graphics. Unsurprisingly, and confirming a report from August, the company is killing off its 15-inch MacBook Pro. The screen on the 16-inch model is only slightly larger than the 15-inch one, and it fits into a similarly sized chassis. It only makes sense for the new one to ...read more

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Half-Life: Alyx is Coming in March 2020

It's hard to believe that the day has finally come where a new Half-Life game is actually happening. After a thirteen-year hiatus, Half-Life is finally returning in 2020. As promised today, Valve officially revealed Half-Life: Alyx, the studio’s new VR title. As previous rumors indicated, Alyx is set between Half-Life and Half-Life 2 and places you in the shoes of Alyx Vance. The story ...read more

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The Game Awards 2019 Game of the Year Nominees Revealed

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Death Stranding, and Control proved to be some of the leading nominees at The Game Awards this year. The Game Awards 2019 is set to take place in just a few mere weeks and today, the nominees for this year’s show were finally divulged. In a year where many thought there wasn’t one major standout release that stood above the rest, the nominees for Game of the ...read more

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Google Stadia Launch Trailer Boasts the Power of Streaming

Reggie Watts is at the center of Google's launch day ad for Stadia and I have no idea why. If you haven’t heard the word, Stadia is out today. Hooray, I guess. While Google’s game-streaming service has released almost as silently as a fart in the night, they sure did decide to try sell the product to consumers on launch day in perhaps the most bizarre way ever. Google released a launch ...read more

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Borderlands 3 Reveals First Campaign DLC Details

Borderlands 3 is getting its first campaign DLC soon when Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot releases in December. Gearbox and 2K announced the release of the first continuation of Borderlands 3’s main story on Wednesday and said the DLC will be available starting on December 19th to take players on a casino-themed mission with throwbacks to Handsome Jack. Players have to pull off a big ...read more

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Street Fighter V: Champion Edition Announced

Street Fighter V: Champion Edition releases next year and includes the new V-Skill mechanic and Street Fighter III villain Gill joining the roster. The official Street Fighter Twitter account revealed some big news, news hinted at since last month by the producer Yoshinori Ono. Street Fighter V: Champion Edition will be launching on February 14th of next year. Champion Edition will included 40 ...read more

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Age of Empires IV Behind the Scenes Shows How the Series Has Evolved

Age of Empires IV received a new behind the scenes video that highlights what this new entry brings to the RTS table. After two years of silence, Age of Empires IV from Relic Entertainment and the newly named World’s Edge was fully unveiled by Microsoft at X019 Its developers claim that, like any good sequel, it will still serve as an evolution of the classic RTS series in many ways. Today, ...read more

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