GDC 2020 Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Following a slew of companies announcing they would not be attending, GDC 2020 has been cancelled over concerns about the coronavirus outbreak and how the event could serve as an opportunity for the virus to spread. According to the conference's official website, the difficult decision comes after consulting with its partners in the industry. That said, while the show is cancelled for now, ...read more

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CSGO Update Is Out, Anti-Cheat Improvements

CSGO has received 02/25/2020 Update. You can now download this patch on PC (Steam). You will find that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 02/25/2020 Update has miscellaneous fixes; and fixes to UI and Danger Zone. Something else that stands out in this patch is that users can now report players from their own recently played matches provided the demo is viewed from the Watch Tab and Matchmaking has ...read more

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Xbox Series X Quick Resume saves game state even after system update

The Xbox Series X Quick Resume feature is one of the many enhancements that Microsoft highlighted (or re-highlighted) on Monday morning. It is noteworthy because it saves the state of “multiple” games at once so players can jump around apps like they do on their phones. And, according to Xbox’s Major Nelson, this feature works even after rebooting for a system update.

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Path Of Exile 2 Beta Could Be Pushed Into 2021

Grinding Gear Games was previously planning to conduct the early beta testing for Path of Exile 2 somewhere at the end of the year. Unfortunately, the ongoing development has hit a wall of sorts and the resulting delay could possibly push the release window into the next year. Speaking with PCGamesN in a recent interview, Grinding Gear Games’ co-founder Chris Wilson noted that Path of Exile ...read more

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Steam searches just got a lot better

In 2019, Valve announced the Steam Labs initiative – a series of experimental changes to Steam that users can opt-in to try and provide feedback on. Today, the first of those experimental features has been finalised and pushed live. The Steam search function has gotten a big overhaul that should make finding games a whole lot easier. Steam searches now let you set a maximum price on results, ...read more

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Resident Evil 3 Remake “Dramatically Reinvents” Raccoon City

With the upcoming Resident Evil 3 remake, it looks like Capcom are pouncing on the opportunity to reimagine and expand upon the PlayStation 1 classic every way they can. On top of character redesigns, an expanded story, and more, it also looks like the remake is going to change up Raccoon City quite a bit. Capcom have previously hinted at how the remake is expanding the city and its locations, ...read more

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Xbox Series X Quick Resume saves game state even after system update

The Xbox Series X Quick Resume feature is one of the many enhancements that Microsoft highlighted (or re-highlighted) on Monday morning. It is noteworthy because it saves the state of “multiple” games at once so players can jump around apps like they do on their phones. And, according to Xbox’s Major Nelson, this feature works even after rebooting for a system update.

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Resident Evil 3 Remake “Dramatically Reinvents” Raccoon City

With the upcoming Resident Evil 3 remake, it looks like Capcom are pouncing on the opportunity to reimagine and expand upon the PlayStation 1 classic every way they can. On top of character redesigns, an expanded story, and more, it also looks like the remake is going to change up Raccoon City quite a bit. Capcom have previously hinted at how the remake is expanding the city and its locations, ...read more

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Call of Duty: Warzone could be releasing March 3rd

Though Activision haven’t yet officially said anything about a battle royale mode for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, several developments over the last few weeks have all but confirmed its existence, and the fact that it’s actually coming very soon. Now, we might even know its exact release date. Over on Twitter, @BattleRoyaleCoD has spotted a couple of things in Call of Duty: Modern ...read more

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Minecraft Adds New Mass Effect Content

Over the years, the Mass Effect series has become one of gaming's most highly-regarded franchises, thanks to its deep storylines. While Minecraft is also a highly-regarded game, the similarities between the two pretty much end there. However, fans that want to create their own Mass Effect adventures within Minecraft are in luck, as Mojang has announced a new Mash-Up pack, featuring 36 skins from ...read more

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Respawn Entertainment is Hiring for a Star Wars Game, Fallen Order 2?

Respawn Entertainment recently posted a job listing on their LinkedIn page that was offering a sound designer position on the studio’s Star Wars team. This likely means that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2 will be entering development soon, though it could also be another, different Star Wars game instead. Considering the great success of Fallen Order (the first real success from EA since ...read more

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Sonic the Hedgehog Speeds Past $200 Million Global Box Office

It's impossible to overstate what an unlikely success story Paramount's Sonic the Hedgehog is. The film seemed destined to be the kind of unfortunate adaptation gamers are all-too-familiar with. However, the end result was a film that pleased both longtime fans and casual viewers alike. In fact, audiences clearly seem to love the blue blur, as Sega Sammy has announced a global box office take ...read more

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Resident Evil 3 Remake “Dramatically Reinvents” Raccoon City

With the upcoming Resident Evil 3 remake, it looks like Capcom are pouncing on the opportunity to reimagine and expand upon the PlayStation 1 classic every way they can. On top of character redesigns, an expanded story, and more, it also looks like the remake is going to change up Raccoon City quite a bit. Capcom have previously hinted at how the remake is expanding the city and its locations, ...read more

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Call of Duty: Warzone could be releasing March 3rd

Though Activision haven’t yet officially said anything about a battle royale mode for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, several developments over the last few weeks have all but confirmed its existence, and the fact that it’s actually coming very soon. Now, we might even know its exact release date. Over on Twitter, @BattleRoyaleCoD has spotted a couple of things in Call of Duty: Modern ...read more

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Minecraft Adds New Mass Effect Content

Over the years, the Mass Effect series has become one of gaming's most highly-regarded franchises, thanks to its deep storylines. While Minecraft is also a highly-regarded game, the similarities between the two pretty much end there. However, fans that want to create their own Mass Effect adventures within Minecraft are in luck, as Mojang has announced a new Mash-Up pack, featuring 36 skins from ...read more

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PS5’s Unannounced Features Are Exciting For Metro Exodus Dev

Recently, we have been getting a multitude of details regarding the PlayStation 5. According to Metro Exodus developer, Oles Shishkovstov, the PS5’s unannounced features reflect the console’s true power. The CTO over at 4A Games, Oles Shishkovstov and his team seem to be focused on the capabilities of the next-gen console. As we get closer to the arrival of the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox ...read more

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Respawn Entertainment is Hiring for a Star Wars Game, Fallen Order 2?

Respawn Entertainment recently posted a job listing on their LinkedIn page that was offering a sound designer position on the studio’s Star Wars team. This likely means that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2 will be entering development soon, though it could also be another, different Star Wars game instead. Considering the great success of Fallen Order (the first real success from EA since ...read more

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Sonic the Hedgehog Speeds Past $200 Million Global Box Office

It's impossible to overstate what an unlikely success story Paramount's Sonic the Hedgehog is. The film seemed destined to be the kind of unfortunate adaptation gamers are all-too-familiar with. However, the end result was a film that pleased both longtime fans and casual viewers alike. In fact, audiences clearly seem to love the blue blur, as Sega Sammy has announced a global box office take ...read more

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Warframe Is Coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Warframe is coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, though not in the DLC character form. Today, Nintendo announced its new Spirit Board event for Nintendo Switch exclusive, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which will involve only characters that are colored black? Why? Who knows, but it means Lotus from Warframe is coming to the game as a spirit. According to an official tweet from Nintendo, the ...read more

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Sonic the Hedgehog Speeds Past $200 Million Global Box Office

It's impossible to overstate what an unlikely success story Paramount's Sonic the Hedgehog is. The film seemed destined to be the kind of unfortunate adaptation gamers are all-too-familiar with. However, the end result was a film that pleased both longtime fans and casual viewers alike. In fact, audiences clearly seem to love the blue blur, as Sega Sammy has announced a global box office take ...read more

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New Nintendo Switch Exclusive May Release Very Soon

A new Nintendo Switch exclusive may be releasing very soon, or at least that's what a new ratings leak suggests. More specifically, it looks like the previously announced Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is hitting the Nintendo Switch imminently. At the moment of publishing, the Nintendo Switch game doesn't have an official release date, but the game was recently rated by the ESRB. ...read more

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege Confirms Big Feature Is Coming

As the gaming industry continues to grow, gamers want their experiences to last longer. Publishers have only been happy to oblige, as DLC and expanded online features grow in prominence. Another area in which publishers can increase the longevity of their titles is cross-play. In an interview with Windows Central, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege director Leroy Athanassof told the outlet about ...read more

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Coronavirus Leads to Increased Sales of One Big Nintendo Switch Game

The Nintendo Switch might be a bit harder to come by over the next few months thank to Coronavirus. Part of the console is manufactured in China, and as industry in the country grinds to a halt, it seems poised to have an impact on sales everywhere else, as well. However, while Coronavirus will likely lead to a spike in demand for the console, it's also leading to a spike in demand for one piece ...read more

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Releases Kefla Gameplay Trailer

Bandai Namco released a new Dragon Ball FighterZ trailer this week to show off Kefla, one of the game’s newest DLC characters who’s being added to the game later this month. We’ve seen a first look at Kefla from the initial trailer for the game’s third season, but this newest trailer shows off the best look yet by revealing her gameplay for the first time. The trailer revealed several of ...read more

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CSGO Update Is Out, Anti-Cheat Improvements

CSGO has received 02/25/2020 Update. You can now download this patch on PC (Steam). You will find that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 02/25/2020 Update has miscellaneous fixes; and fixes to UI and Danger Zone. Something else that stands out in this patch is that users can now report players from their own recently played matches provided the demo is viewed from the Watch Tab and Matchmaking has ...read more

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Path Of Exile 2 Beta Could Be Pushed Into 2021

Grinding Gear Games was previously planning to conduct the early beta testing for Path of Exile 2 somewhere at the end of the year. Unfortunately, the ongoing development has hit a wall of sorts and the resulting delay could possibly push the release window into the next year. Speaking with PCGamesN in a recent interview, Grinding Gear Games’ co-founder Chris Wilson noted that Path of Exile ...read more

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Steam searches just got a lot better

In 2019, Valve announced the Steam Labs initiative – a series of experimental changes to Steam that users can opt-in to try and provide feedback on. Today, the first of those experimental features has been finalised and pushed live. The Steam search function has gotten a big overhaul that should make finding games a whole lot easier. Steam searches now let you set a maximum price on results, ...read more

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Resident Evil 3 Remake “Dramatically Reinvents” Raccoon City

With the upcoming Resident Evil 3 remake, it looks like Capcom are pouncing on the opportunity to reimagine and expand upon the PlayStation 1 classic every way they can. On top of character redesigns, an expanded story, and more, it also looks like the remake is going to change up Raccoon City quite a bit. Capcom have previously hinted at how the remake is expanding the city and its locations, ...read more

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Epic Games not attending GDC this year due to Coronavirus concerns

Along with seemingly everybody else, Epic Games is also skipping this year’s GDC. Hot on the heels of Microsoft’s news, Unreal Engine creator and Fortnite developer, Epic Games, has announced that it’s going to miss GDC 2020. The reason provided was basically the same other companies shared: concerns over coronavirus and a desire to protect employees. “Here at Epic we were excited ...read more

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CCP has canceled EVE Fanfest 2020 over coronavirus concerns

CCP has said in light of coronavirus concerns, it has decided to cancel EVE Fanfest 2020. The studio announced on Twitter it had made the difficult decision to cancel April’s EVE Fanfest 2020 over growing concerns surrounding the coronavirus. “In light of the recent and ongoing global developments surrounding the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, we have taken the decision to cancel ...read more

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GDC 2020 Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Following a slew of companies announcing they would not be attending, GDC 2020 has been cancelled over concerns about the coronavirus outbreak and how the event could serve as an opportunity for the virus to spread. According to the conference's official website, the difficult decision comes after consulting with its partners in the industry. That said, while the show is cancelled for now, ...read more

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Activision Blizzard will also skip GDC 2020 over coronavirus

Another company, this time Activision Blizzard, has announced it will not attend GDC 2020 over coronavirus fears. Activision Blizzard announced today on Twitter it too would skip the annual event in order to ensure the safety of its employees. Other companies that are skipping the conference this year include Unity, Amazon, Sony, Epic Games, and Microsoft, Epic Games, and others.

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Epic Games not attending GDC this year due to Coronavirus concerns

Along with seemingly everybody else, Epic Games is also skipping this year’s GDC. Hot on the heels of Microsoft’s news, Unreal Engine creator and Fortnite developer, Epic Games, has announced that it’s going to miss GDC 2020. The reason provided was basically the same other companies shared: concerns over coronavirus and a desire to protect employees. “Here at Epic we were excited ...read more

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Plague Inc. has been removed from China’s App Store

Viral simulation game Plague Inc. has been removed from the China App Store, amid the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus. Developer Ndemic Creations has confirmed the game’s removal from China’s App Store in a blog post today. “We have some very sad news to share with our China based players. We’ve just been informed that Plague Inc. “includes content that is illegal in China as ...read more

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Unity GDC 2020 events canceled due to coronavirus fears

Dozens of Unity GDC 2020 events have been canceled due to fears over the coronavirus, resulting in the loss of one of the biggest exhibitors in the Game Developers Conference. Every year, the game engine company Unity shows up to GDC in force with dozens of panels and other events. Unfortunately, GamesIndustry.biz reports that they are canceling this year’s appearance due to the coronavirus ...read more

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Microsoft Pulling Out of Game Developers Conference Due to Coronavirus

Microsoft will not be attending the Game Developers Conference 2020 for on-site events because of concerns regarding the Coronavirus, the company announced on Thursday. Like others who were also planning on attending GDC and other major gaming events happening soon, Microsoft said it won’t have an on-site presence at the event that’s geared towards those who work on games. Instead, Microsoft ...read more

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New DOOM Eternal Trailer Released

With DOOM Eternal's March 20th release date quickly getting closer, promotion for the upcoming game is starting to ramp up. Today, publisher Bethesda posted a new trailer for the game, which will also serve as a TV spot. In the trailer, players are treated to some new footage of the Doom Slayer readying some powerful looking weapons, including the Crucible Blade. Set to the track Rebel Renegade ...read more

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DOOM Eternal – Master Levels Revealed in New Gameplay Video

It’s almost impossible for id Software’s DOOM Eternal to get any more hype for us. But lo and behold, a cool new feature keeps getting revealed, even this close to launch. The latest is a nine minute gameplay video from IGN First which showcases a Master Level. Check it out below. Master Levels serve as remixed versions of the regular campaign levels, plopping in different compositions of ...read more

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Releases Kefla Gameplay Trailer

Bandai Namco released a new Dragon Ball FighterZ trailer this week to show off Kefla, one of the game’s newest DLC characters who’s being added to the game later this month. We’ve seen a first look at Kefla from the initial trailer for the game’s third season, but this newest trailer shows off the best look yet by revealing her gameplay for the first time. The trailer revealed several of ...read more

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Cross-play support coming to Black Desert Online on PS4 and Xbox One

Black Desert Online players on consoles will soon be able to play together. Pearl Abyss, the developers of MMORPG Black Desert Online, announced today cross-play is coming to the game on PS4 and Xbox One March 4. Released on consoles last year, the game is currently celebrating its fourth anniversary in North America and Europe. The MMO is known not only for its lovely visuals and a ...read more

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The latest free update to Sea of Thieves is Crews of Rage

Rare announced the latest Sea of Thieves monthly update, Crews of Rage, is now available. Xbox One, PC and Xbox Game Pass users can now enjoy the latest free update to Sea of Thieves. Crews of Rage introduces new bounties, treasures, voyages and takes players back to Devil’s Roar from the Forsaken Shores update. A new type of chest called Chests of Rage will be available, and the ...read more

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake Gameplay Showcases DLC Summons

Chocobo Chick, Carbuncle, Cactuar, are the three DLC summons Materia available for Cloud and his party in Final Fantasy 7 Remake. Square Enix published short gameplay sequences for Final Fantasy 7 Remake, showcasing some of its summons. We have Chocobo Chick, Carbuncle, and Cactuar. Note that all these three cute things are DLC-exclusives. In the west, Chocobo Chick is obtainable by ...read more

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