Move over, PUBG: There’s a 400-player battle royale game in the works

Mathematically speaking, if PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ 100-player PvP battle royale model is enough to sell 10 million copies, will a battle royale game with four times the players in each match sell 40 million copies? We’re only asking because developer Automaton recently announced its upcoming game, currently titled Project X, and it sounds insane. Utilizing Improbable’s ...read more

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Call of Duty WW2 will be the best-selling CoD game ever - Analyst

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has said that the upcoming Call of Duty WW2 is set to become the best-selling entry in the franchise to date. Speaking on episode 108 of The 1099 podcast, Pachter was quizzed how the series’ move back to World War II will impact upon sales of the upcoming first-person shooter.

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Call of Duty: WWII Enhanced on Xbox One X, According to GAME Listing

If you’re looking forward to the powerful Xbox One X but you’re sad that Sledgehammer Games’ latest title might not take advantage of it then you may be in luck. According to a listing by the UK retailer GAME, the Xbox One version of Call of Duty: WWII will be enhanced on the Xbox One X in the form of 4K and HDR support. You can check out an image of the listing below, which clearly ...read more

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Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition retail listing spotted

A retail listing for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition was briefly available online this week. It seems you can’t go a day without seeing a new, unannounced version of Street Fighter show up on some retailer’s website. After more retailers jumped on the Street Fighter Anniversary Collection bandwagon earlier this week, we now have another SKU that’s not been officially announced. This ...read more

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Netflix app reportedly ready for Switch—so what’s the hold up?

Netflix is ready to go and just waiting for the right time to launch on the Nintendo Switch, if the latest rumors are true. At the moment, the Nintendo Switch is completely devoid of video streaming services in general, at least in North America. The console has no options to open Twitch, YouTube, or even a basic internet browser (though Japanese users are able to access NicoNico). According ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Brotherhood of Heroes Documentary Released

Today, developer Sledgehammer Games and publisher Activision released a brand new documentary about their highly anticipated first-person shooter Call of Duty: WWII. The seven-minute long video, which is titled Brotherhood of Heroes, takes a look into some of the real-life locations and battles that inspired Call of Duty: WWII including Ardennes, Normandy, Paris, and more. In addition to that, ...read more

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Microsoft Director Avoids Discussing Xbox One X's Lifespan

The Xbox One X is the latest console buzz with Xbox fans pining for a chance to preorder the console, but when it comes to the lifespan of the powerful technology, Microsoft isn’t speaking on that topic too much. For the $500 price that the Xbox One X retails for – one that’s not too uncommon with new consoles but is still an investment – players would hope that the new console would ...read more

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Microsoft’s Xbox One X Enhanced Games List Expands to 130 Titles

When the Xbox One X was formally detailed at Gamescom 2017, Microsoft’s (recently promoted) Phil Spencer provided a hefty list of every game getting enhanced on the Xbox One X due to the system’s new horsepower. While that list originally clocked at “over a hundred titles,” the list of Xbox One X enhanced games has now reached 130 currently released and upcoming games. News comes by ...read more

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Grand Theft Auto Online Update Introduces New Bombushka Run Mode

It’s Tuesday, which means we’ve got a fresh new update for Grand theft Auto Online to plow through. And this week is bringing a ton of aerial fun, as a new mode will force you to defend your own in the air. Rockstar Games detailed the newest addition to the game today, titled Bombushka Run. In it, “two teams of up to four square off, with one side piloting the heavily armed Bombushka as ...read more

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More Xbox One X Preorders Available Through GameStop This Week

Another round of Xbox One X preorders is coming to GameStop this week for Microsoft fans to secure their console before its release. The first preorder period for the Xbox One X was over and done pretty quickly with the preorders being snatched up almost instantly, so it’d be wise to assume that the second wave will go a similar direction. Stock details weren't included in the announcement, ...read more

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Leaked Packaging Shows Off Xbox One X Enhanced Marking On Games

When the Xbox One X launches later this year, it will be the most powerful console ever made- and Microsoft will be going all out to ensure that would be consumers understand just which games will benefit from all that extra power the system has under the hood. Leaked packaging for WRC 7, spotted by Jaromír Miko from Slovakian gaming site Xboxer.sk, has shown us exactly what that will entail ...read more

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How To Transfer Games From Xbox One To The Xbox One X

There's a lot of buzz around the upcoming super console from Microsoft as the release of the Xbox One X draws near. With a platform that boasts similar specs to that of a decent gaming PC, many may be wondering how they can transfer their old progress and 4K data onto the new console. The transition to the new platform will be an easy one, according to the Xbox team, and offers three separate ...read more

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Call of Duty WW2 will be the best-selling CoD game ever - Analyst

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has said that the upcoming Call of Duty WW2 is set to become the best-selling entry in the franchise to date. Speaking on episode 108 of The 1099 podcast, Pachter was quizzed how the series’ move back to World War II will impact upon sales of the upcoming first-person shooter.

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Call of Duty: WWII Enhanced on Xbox One X, According to GAME Listing

If you’re looking forward to the powerful Xbox One X but you’re sad that Sledgehammer Games’ latest title might not take advantage of it then you may be in luck. According to a listing by the UK retailer GAME, the Xbox One version of Call of Duty: WWII will be enhanced on the Xbox One X in the form of 4K and HDR support. You can check out an image of the listing below, which clearly ...read more

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Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition retail listing spotted

A retail listing for Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition was briefly available online this week. It seems you can’t go a day without seeing a new, unannounced version of Street Fighter show up on some retailer’s website. After more retailers jumped on the Street Fighter Anniversary Collection bandwagon earlier this week, we now have another SKU that’s not been officially announced. This ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Brotherhood of Heroes Documentary Released

Today, developer Sledgehammer Games and publisher Activision released a brand new documentary about their highly anticipated first-person shooter Call of Duty: WWII. The seven-minute long video, which is titled Brotherhood of Heroes, takes a look into some of the real-life locations and battles that inspired Call of Duty: WWII including Ardennes, Normandy, Paris, and more. In addition to that, ...read more

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Destiny 2 players are already doing insane things to the first raid

With Destiny 2‘s first raid, Leviathan, open to all players who possess enough power to take on the difficult mission, getting through the epic battle has proven to be a challenge for even the most seasoned pros. However, give Guardians time to practice and create a game plan and magical things can happen. Two different sets of fireteams have already paved the way to glory by completing the ...read more

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Analyst PS4 Pro Could Become Sony’s Standard System With PS5 To Follow

If there’s someone that’s not a stranger to posting his analysis on the video games industry, it’s Wedbush Securities’ Michael Pachter. He’s made a number of predictions in the past, with some that ended up being right, like Nintendo announcing a Metroid game at E3 (in fact, they announced two, including this past week’s release of Metroid: Samus Returns). He’s also gotten a few ...read more

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Move over, PUBG: There’s a 400-player battle royale game in the works

Mathematically speaking, if PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ 100-player PvP battle royale model is enough to sell 10 million copies, will a battle royale game with four times the players in each match sell 40 million copies? We’re only asking because developer Automaton recently announced its upcoming game, currently titled Project X, and it sounds insane. Utilizing Improbable’s ...read more

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Playerunknown’s Battleground Creator: Single Player Would Be Great

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds has become a huge phenomenon on the Steam Early Access front, getting 1.3 million concurrent players at one point and selling well over 10 million copies. That said, some people can’t help but think something’s missing from the game – something with single players in mind. But Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene, the driving force behind the game, is well ...read more

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Frostpunk’s Release Postponed to Early 2018

Poland-based developer 11 bit Studios — the team behind This War of Mine and Beat Cop — has announced that Frostpunk is no longer planned to release later this year, but will rather hit sometime in early 2018. According to the Warsaw developer, the delay comes in the face of wanting to deliver Frostpunk to a global audience, meaning seven languages (English, German, French, Russian, ...read more

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Valve introduces histograms to Steam reviews to combat review bombing

Valve has made some changes to the way game reviews work on Steam to prevent the trend of review bombing from affecting a game’s general image. The company said in a blog post that Steam reviews, particularly the scores, are designed to give players a way of seeing if they’re going to like a particular game. Over time, when players discovered they could post low review scores en masse ...read more

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Need for Speed Payback’s Minimum and Maximum Specs Revealed

Ghost Games’ latest iteration of the popular racing franchise, Need for Speed Payback, is racing its way to a console or PC near you within the next couple of months. To get you ready for the game’s inevitable release, NVIDIA revealed the game’s minimum and recommended computer specifications alongside a new gameplay video boasting 4K visuals at 60 frames per second. The PC version of ...read more

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Forza 7 demo available now for Xbox One, Windows 10

Those interested in giving Forza Motorsport 7 a try and can now download the demo. Turn 10 and Microsoft have released the Forza Motorsport 7 demo for both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC users. As previously announced, both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC users will be able to play through three racing experiences. This includes the Dubai circuit including the Jebel Hafeet Pass, as well as the ...read more

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Xbox chief Phil Spencer joins Microsoft's Senior Leadership Team

Phil Spencer has just received a promotion to Executive Vice President of Xbox, and a seat on the Senior Leadership Team. First noted by Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley, the promotion suggests that Microsoft may be taking its Xbox and gaming incentives more seriously moving forward. Now that Phil Spencer has moved up to an EVP position, Microsoft has a total of 16 members in the Senior ...read more

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PewDiePie's Channel Under Fire as YouTube Accepts Takedown Request

When popular YouTuber PewDiePie let slip a racial slur during a key moment in one of his recent streams, the developing team behind Firewatch pleaded with fellow developers to take action. Campo Santo Founder Sean Vanaman immediately set into motion his appeal for a DMCA takedown strike to take down all of Pew's content that relates to their games. Now that takedown strike has been accepted by ...read more

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PewDiePie Issues Video Apology for Racial Slur

YouTube celebrity PewDiePie has issued a formal apology for his use of a racial slur during a recent livestream that sparked outrage within large segments of the gaming community, including some developers of the games he streams. In a new video titled My Response, PewDiePie (aka Felix Kjellberg) said that his use of the word during a round of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds was unacceptable. ...read more

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iPhone X announced with edge-to-edge screen, Price and Details

The long-awaited and extensively leaked special edition iPhone is finally upon us, and it’s called the iPhone X. This new super flagship phone from Apple features an edge-to-edge screen with a notch at the top to accommodate the front-facing camera and sensors. Apple CEO Tim Cook teased the introduction of the the new device with the following words: “Over the past decade, we've pushed ...read more

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Apple officially announces new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Apple has officially announced (at least) two new iPhones: iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Both the front and back are now glass, and the band is still aluminum. Silver, space gray, and a “beautiful new gold finish” are available color options. RIP matte black, jet black, and rose gold. Both iPhones have a new Retina HD display and improved water resistance. Both new iPhones feature True Tone ...read more

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Apple announces Apple TV 4K

Apple has just unveiled the new generation Apple TV, Apple TV 4K. The new set-top box features 4K output with HDR, Dolby Vision and HDR10, to play the latest movies and TV shows at 3840×2160 resolution. Apple used a special projector in the theater to demo the ‘cinematic quality’ output. The company demoed the new Spiderman movie in 4K HDR. Apple has new Aerial screensavers fully ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Brotherhood of Heroes Documentary Released

Today, developer Sledgehammer Games and publisher Activision released a brand new documentary about their highly anticipated first-person shooter Call of Duty: WWII. The seven-minute long video, which is titled Brotherhood of Heroes, takes a look into some of the real-life locations and battles that inspired Call of Duty: WWII including Ardennes, Normandy, Paris, and more. In addition to that, ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Meet the Allies Teasers Released

Today developer Sledgehammer Games and publisher Activision released a couple of brand new trailer for their highly anticipated first-person shooter Call of Duty: WWII. The two trailers introduce us to two of the allies you’ll come across during your time in the game’s story mode: the leader of the French Resistance, Rousseau, and Major Arthur Crowley, a member of the British Secret ...read more

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Project CARS 2 Launch Trailer Released

Today, developer Slightly Mad Studios and publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment released the official launch trailer for their upcoming racing simulator Project CARS 2. The trailer, which is viewable in stunning 4K quality if your device can handle it, showcases some soothing and calming gameplay from the title, something which is fairly unusual from racing games nowadays. Project CARS 2 is ...read more

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WWE 2K18 Gameplay Trailer Brings Triple H and More to the Ring

In just four weeks, gamers and WWE fans will be able to bring their favorite superstars to the squared circle in the latest entry of the popular wrestling franchise, WWE 2K18. With over 170 high flyers and submission experts to choose from, players will surely be able to find their favorite. In the newly revealed trailer for the game, the large roster is flaunted giving us a sampling of in-game ...read more

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Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Gets Teaser Trailer

It used to be that trailers would just release on their own, but thanks to the never-ending hype machine that surrounds almost every video game launch the trend of releasing a teaser trailer of a trailer has become all the more popular. Today, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus received a teaser trailer in preparation for a gameplay trailer that will be released tomorrow. You can check out the ...read more

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gets New Interactive Trailer

In a few weeks, the sequel to the popular open-world RPG, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, will let Hobbit and Lord of the Rings fans explore the orc-infested region of Mordor in another adventure. A new live-action trailer exemplifies the unique gameplay of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions newest title. The new Neil Huxley (Avatar, Watchmen) directed interactive ...read more

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