GTA Online Leaker Teases New Map

According to a new rumor, GTA Online is getting a new map, or at least that's what a tease from a leaker suggests. The rumor includes not just information on the future of GTA Online, but information on the future of GTA 5 as well. The information comes the way of "Matheusvictorbr," who is known in the GTA community as a dataminer and leaker. Taking to Twitter, they relayed word that the ...read more

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Sony shares fell 7% following news of Xbox’s Activision Blizzard deal

Sony shares fell by over 7% on Tuesday following the news that Microsoft plans to acquire Activision Blizzard. The Xbox maker announced before the market opened today that it intends to buy the Call of Duty and World of Warcraft publisher in a $68.7 billion deal – the game industry’s biggest ever by some distance. Microsoft reportedly plans to keep making “some” Activision Blizzard ...read more

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Nintendo Switch Online Reveals Banjo-Kazooie Release Date

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscribers will soon get a chance to play one of the most beloved games of the Nintendo 64 era, as Banjo-Kazooie is slated to release January 20th! A release window for the game was announced last month, but now fans know exactly when to expect Rare's bird and bear. Originally released for the Nintendo 64 in 1998, Banjo-Kazooie quickly became a fan ...read more

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Take-Two’s claims the GTA Trilogy ‘has done great’ following release ‘

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition has performed “great” since its release in November, the CEO of Rockstar’s parent company has claimed. During a CNBC interview, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick also appeared to downplay the major issues the remaster collection suffered from at launch. The highly anticipated title released with a significant number of technical ...read more

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Diablo 2: Resurrected’s Console DRM Raises Eyebrows

DRM practices by publishers are something that does not mingle well the gaming audiences, and rightfully so. Given the nature of DRMs, which are used to protect the game’s release, the chances of them becoming unusable sometime in the future are always high. It seems Diablo 2: Resurrected, the remaster of Activision Blizzard’s classic isometric RPG, might be one such case. Pointed out by ...read more

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Dying Light 2 Stay Human Has Over 3 Million Wishlists on Steam

With Techland’s Dying Light 2 Stay Human on track to release next month, the developer is pulling out all the stops to hype it up. Fresh off of gameplay footage that compares the previous and current gen console versions, it also confirmed over three million wishlists on Steam in a new tweet. While wishlisting on Steam doesn’t necessarily translate into sales at launch (or anytime soon), ...read more

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Chart Shows List of Xbox Studios After Activision Acquisition

Xbox's groundbreaking acquisition of Activision and Blizzard has significantly increased the number of developers within the Xbox first-party family. Thanks to a new chart, Xbox fans can see exactly what studios of Activision are being assimilated, and what other developers they will be joining. The news that Xbox is acquiring Activision Blizzard is still very fresh, with publications all ...read more

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Bobby Kotick is ‘expected to leave’ Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is reportedly expected to leave the company once Microsoft’s acquisition of the publisher is complete. The Xbox owner said today that it intends to purchase Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion deal – the game industry’s biggest ever by some distance. It was also confirmed on Tuesday that Kotick will continue to serve as the CEO of Activision ...read more

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GTA Online Leaker Teases New Map

According to a new rumor, GTA Online is getting a new map, or at least that's what a tease from a leaker suggests. The rumor includes not just information on the future of GTA Online, but information on the future of GTA 5 as well. The information comes the way of "Matheusvictorbr," who is known in the GTA community as a dataminer and leaker. Taking to Twitter, they relayed word that the ...read more

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Take-Two’s claims the GTA Trilogy ‘has done great’ following release ‘

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition has performed “great” since its release in November, the CEO of Rockstar’s parent company has claimed. During a CNBC interview, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick also appeared to downplay the major issues the remaster collection suffered from at launch. The highly anticipated title released with a significant number of technical ...read more

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Diablo 2: Resurrected’s Console DRM Raises Eyebrows

DRM practices by publishers are something that does not mingle well the gaming audiences, and rightfully so. Given the nature of DRMs, which are used to protect the game’s release, the chances of them becoming unusable sometime in the future are always high. It seems Diablo 2: Resurrected, the remaster of Activision Blizzard’s classic isometric RPG, might be one such case. Pointed out by ...read more

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Chart Shows List of Xbox Studios After Activision Acquisition

Xbox's groundbreaking acquisition of Activision and Blizzard has significantly increased the number of developers within the Xbox first-party family. Thanks to a new chart, Xbox fans can see exactly what studios of Activision are being assimilated, and what other developers they will be joining. The news that Xbox is acquiring Activision Blizzard is still very fresh, with publications all ...read more

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Bobby Kotick is ‘expected to leave’ Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is reportedly expected to leave the company once Microsoft’s acquisition of the publisher is complete. The Xbox owner said today that it intends to purchase Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion deal – the game industry’s biggest ever by some distance. It was also confirmed on Tuesday that Kotick will continue to serve as the CEO of Activision ...read more

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Xbox says it will put as many Activision games as it can on Game Pass

Microsoft has said it plans to put as many Activision Blizzard titles as possible on Xbox Game Pass once it has acquired the Call of Duty publisher. The Xbox firm announced on Tuesday that it intends to acquire Activision Blizzard in an all-cash transaction valued at $68.7 billion. The deal, which will give Microsoft exclusive ownership of Call of Duty, Warcraft, Overwatch, Crash Bandicoot, ...read more

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Game Pass gets 25 million subscribers

While we contemplate the possibilities of Call of Duty, Overwatch, and Crash Bandicoot on Game Pass, Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard isn’t slowing down the subscription service. A pile of new games have just been announced for Game Pass in January, including one of the best indie games of last year. Oh, and Microsoft has just confirmed that Game Pass has reached 25 million ...read more

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Activision staff react to Xbox acquisition announcement

Activision Blizzard employees have been reacting online to Microsoft announcing that it's buying the Call of Duty publisher for $68.7 billion. Public reactions from current staff at Activision Blizzard have been broadly positive so far, with content producer Devon Newbury saying: "I've always dreamt of working at Xbox, and now my dream is coming true."

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GTA Online Leaker Teases New Map

According to a new rumor, GTA Online is getting a new map, or at least that's what a tease from a leaker suggests. The rumor includes not just information on the future of GTA Online, but information on the future of GTA 5 as well. The information comes the way of "Matheusvictorbr," who is known in the GTA community as a dataminer and leaker. Taking to Twitter, they relayed word that the ...read more

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Sony shares fell 7% following news of Xbox’s Activision Blizzard deal

Sony shares fell by over 7% on Tuesday following the news that Microsoft plans to acquire Activision Blizzard. The Xbox maker announced before the market opened today that it intends to buy the Call of Duty and World of Warcraft publisher in a $68.7 billion deal – the game industry’s biggest ever by some distance. Microsoft reportedly plans to keep making “some” Activision Blizzard ...read more

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Take-Two’s claims the GTA Trilogy ‘has done great’ following release ‘

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition has performed “great” since its release in November, the CEO of Rockstar’s parent company has claimed. During a CNBC interview, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick also appeared to downplay the major issues the remaster collection suffered from at launch. The highly anticipated title released with a significant number of technical ...read more

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Diablo 2: Resurrected’s Console DRM Raises Eyebrows

DRM practices by publishers are something that does not mingle well the gaming audiences, and rightfully so. Given the nature of DRMs, which are used to protect the game’s release, the chances of them becoming unusable sometime in the future are always high. It seems Diablo 2: Resurrected, the remaster of Activision Blizzard’s classic isometric RPG, might be one such case. Pointed out by ...read more

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PlayStation Files Patent for New Controller Feature

It seems PlayStation has been busy ensuring more choices for their console users in the way they use the accessories. Most of these changes are subtle, minor, yet very useful and add some much-needed accessibility to the controller. For instance, as per a new patent (via coindipender), Sony is trying to give its user the option to adjust the height of the control stick, the main goal being ...read more

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Xbox intends to keep making ‘some’ Activision games for PlayStation

Microsoft plans to keep making “some” of Activision Blizzard’s games for PlayStation consoles, following the completion of its $68.7bn acquisition. That’s according to a new report from Bloomberg, citing “a person familiar with the company’s thinking.” The publication also put the exclusivity question to Microsoft’s head of gaming Phil Spencer, who said: “I’ll just say ...read more

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God of War Ragnarok on track for 2022, PlayStation reiterates

A God of War Ragnarok release date for 2022 has been reiterated by Sony. Over the past weekend, Sony pushed out the listicle you can see just below, boasting 22 games to look forward to on PlayStation consoles throughout the coming year. One of those, you might not be surprised to learn, is God of War Ragnarok, with Sony once again stating that the sequel from Sony Santa Monica is slated for a ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Dev Admits Certain Fixes Are “Taking Too Long”

The Battlefield 2042 community was left in disappointment when DICE and Ripple Effect Studios changed the way Battlefield Portal and the base multiplayer experience itself handled the XP progression originally. Players were making literal XP farms to boost and progress themselves in the main game, and to combat that the developers temporarily nerfed XP progression, which brought in more ...read more

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Nintendo Switch Online Reveals Banjo-Kazooie Release Date

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscribers will soon get a chance to play one of the most beloved games of the Nintendo 64 era, as Banjo-Kazooie is slated to release January 20th! A release window for the game was announced last month, but now fans know exactly when to expect Rare's bird and bear. Originally released for the Nintendo 64 in 1998, Banjo-Kazooie quickly became a fan ...read more

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Kirby and the Forgotten Land’s File Size is 5.8 GB

Nintendo’s iconic pink fluff Kirby is going to the star of one of his more unique outings soon, with the fully 3D platformer Kirby and the Forgotten Land launching for the Switch in a little over a couple of months. The game has surprised people with how good it has looked in what Nintendo has shown of it so far, and more details on it are emerging as well. Over on the game’s eShop page, ...read more

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New Donkey Kong Game for Nintendo Switch Rumored to Be in Development

A new Donkey Kong video game for Nintendo Switch is rumored to be in development. Over the past year, there has been a whole lot of talk about Nintendo's famous ape and what he could be doing next. At this point in time, 2014's Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze remains the most recent mainline Donkey Kong game that has released on a Nintendo platform. And while DK has spent such a long time ...read more

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Nintendo warns of fake websites selling discounted Switch consoles

Nintendo is warning online shoppers of fake websites selling discounted Switch consoles. In an update shared to Nintendo's Japanese website (thanks, Siliconera), Nintendo singles out one website in particular for reportedly using its iconic logo illegally and pretending to be official. The fake website has apparently been selling Nintendo products, like the best-selling Switch console, at ...read more

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Mario Kart 9 Reportedly Bringing Back Fan-Favorite Feature

Mario Kart 9 is reportedly bringing back a fan-favorite feature. There's been a lot of rumors percolating about the next Mario Kart game the last couple of weeks. Some have referred to the next installment as Mario Kart 9, while others have labeled it Mario Kart 10, suggesting Nintendo views Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit as Mario Kart 9. Whatever the case, there have been lots of rumors about the ...read more

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Popular PS2 RPG Reportedly Coming to Nintendo Switch This Year

A popular PS2 RPG is reportedly coming to Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, and Nintendo Switch OLED sometime this year. The PS2 had a wide range of great RPGs, especially of the JRPG variety, as this was before the western RPG became as popular as it is today. The game in question debuted all the way back in 2008 via the PS2 and via Atlus and Sega. Until 2020, when the game came to PC, it ...read more

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Metroid Prime Remaster Possibly Releasing Later This Year

Rumors of a Metroid Prime remaster on Nintendo Switch have been circulating for years now, and the latest suggests the game could finally release later this year. YouTuber Nate the Hate claims that the remaster will release towards the end of 2022, in celebration of Metroid Prime's 20th anniversary. Metroid Prime first released on GameCube on November 18th, 2002, and it certainly seems plausible ...read more

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Logan Paul Spent $3.5 Million On Fake Pokemon Cards

If you've ever felt bad about making a terrible investment, rest assured it couldn't possibly be as terrible as the one Logan Paul recently made. Less than a month after the YouTuber-turned-boxer made headlines for purchasing the "only known sealed box of first-edition base set Pokemon cards" for a staggering $3.5 million, Paul has revealed he was scammed. Following speculation online ...read more

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GTA Online Leaker Teases New Map

According to a new rumor, GTA Online is getting a new map, or at least that's what a tease from a leaker suggests. The rumor includes not just information on the future of GTA Online, but information on the future of GTA 5 as well. The information comes the way of "Matheusvictorbr," who is known in the GTA community as a dataminer and leaker. Taking to Twitter, they relayed word that the ...read more

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Take-Two’s claims the GTA Trilogy ‘has done great’ following release ‘

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition has performed “great” since its release in November, the CEO of Rockstar’s parent company has claimed. During a CNBC interview, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick also appeared to downplay the major issues the remaster collection suffered from at launch. The highly anticipated title released with a significant number of technical ...read more

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Dying Light 2 Stay Human Has Over 3 Million Wishlists on Steam

With Techland’s Dying Light 2 Stay Human on track to release next month, the developer is pulling out all the stops to hype it up. Fresh off of gameplay footage that compares the previous and current gen console versions, it also confirmed over three million wishlists on Steam in a new tweet. While wishlisting on Steam doesn’t necessarily translate into sales at launch (or anytime soon), ...read more

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Game Pass gets 25 million subscribers

While we contemplate the possibilities of Call of Duty, Overwatch, and Crash Bandicoot on Game Pass, Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard isn’t slowing down the subscription service. A pile of new games have just been announced for Game Pass in January, including one of the best indie games of last year. Oh, and Microsoft has just confirmed that Game Pass has reached 25 million ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Dev Admits Certain Fixes Are “Taking Too Long”

The Battlefield 2042 community was left in disappointment when DICE and Ripple Effect Studios changed the way Battlefield Portal and the base multiplayer experience itself handled the XP progression originally. Players were making literal XP farms to boost and progress themselves in the main game, and to combat that the developers temporarily nerfed XP progression, which brought in more ...read more

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Cyberpunk 2077's Next Big Update May Release Very Soon

It looks like a big update could be coming to Cyberpunk 2077 in the very near future. Fans on the Cyberpunk subreddit noticed that the build for Cyberpunk 2077 has been updated on SteamDB for the first time since October. Forbes seems to believe that the move could indicate CD Projekt Red is preparing for the game's next big patch. Back in November, the developer revealed that the PlayStation 5 ...read more

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God of War is Sony's biggest, highest-rated Steam launch

It's clear there's a huge appetite for PlayStation exclusives on PC. You don't need to look at numbers to come to this conclusion, but they do an excellent job of proving the point. After the successful launches of Horizon Zero Dawn, and Days Gone, there was little chance God of War - arguably the best of the three - wouldn't do an even better job. The PC port of God of War, which came out on ...read more

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God Of War On PC Getting Fix For "Out Of Memory" Errors

God of War is a pretty good PC port if one were to judge from all these glowing reviews. And if the reviews weren't enough, the sheer volume of players diving into Midgard is certainly a sign that things are going well for the 2018 Game of the Year. However, no PC release is perfect. God of War has at least one bug that's preventing it from being played by some players using certain hardware. ...read more

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E3 Digital Event Reportedly A Mess And "Probably" Cancelled

The ESA recently revealed that E3 2022 would be not be taking place in a physical setting for the third year in a row, but now it’s looking like the digital event is “probably” cancelled too. E3’s physical event cancellation comes due to the COVID-19 pandemic still having a strong impact on society, with the world gradually embracing the digital era more and more because of the deadly ...read more

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Take-Two is still looking for acquisition targets following Zynga deal

After announcing the games industry’s biggest ever deal, Take-Two has said it’s still interested in further acquisitions. Earlier today the company revealed its intention to acquire mobile games giant Zynga in a deal worth a record $12.7 billion. It will see Take-Two’s blockbuster console and PC franchises like Grand Theft Auto, Borderlands, NBA 2K and BioShock brought under the same ...read more

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GTA publisher buys mobile games giant Zynga for $12.7 billion

Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two has announced plans to acquire Zynga, the developer of social games like Farmville and Words With Friends, in a record-setting deal worth $12.7 billion (£9.4 billion). The acquisition will be finalised some time before July, subject to approval by regulatory authorities. The acquisition makes Take-Two among the world’s biggest publishers of mobile games, ...read more

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PUBG Mobile Cheat Makers Ordered To Pay $10 Million

A court case pitting Krafton Inc. and Tencent Games--developer and publisher of PUBG Mobile, respectively--against a hacking group accused of distributing cheaters for the game has ended with Krafton and Tencent victorious. Federal courts in both the United States and Germany ruled in favor of the two companies, ordering the hacking group to pay around $10 million in damages and restitution to ...read more

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Nvidia Announces GeForce RTX 3090 Ti

During its recent GeForce showcase at CES 2022, Nvidia finally announced the GeForce RTX 3090 Ti. Though it didn’t receive a price or release date, it was confirmed to offer 40 TFLOPS of performance and 24 GB GDDR6X which runs at 21 Gbps. More details will be coming later this month. Nvidia also announced the GeForce RTX 3050 – a GPU option that’s meant to serve as a 50-class GPU option ...read more

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Twitch Sees A 45 Percent Viewership Increase In 2021

Twitch just grows more and more successful every year, and 2021 is no exception. The popular live-streaming service has seen a 45 percent increase in viewership from last year. That's equivalent to 24 billion hours people have spent watching their favorite streamers gaming (first and foremost), teaching, hanging out in hot tubs, and... farting, for some reason. According to Destructoid, ...read more

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Tesla no longer allowing drivers to play video games

CNN reports that Tesla has opted to give up on allowing drivers to play video games while driving Tesla cars after a federal safety probe showed what should have been obvious from the start: Playing video games while driving is unsafe. Dubbed “Passenger Play”, the feature allowed passengers to interface with the touchscreen and play games while the car is in motion. And even though Tesla ...read more

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xQc Is Twitch's Most-Watched Streamer for Second Straight Year

For the second year in a row, former professional Overwatch player Felix "xQc" Lengyel has become the most-watched streamer on Twitch. Since he began his streaming career on Twitch back in 2019, xQc has quickly become the face of the platform with nearly 10 million followers in total on the website. While Twitch viewership as a whole fluctuates quite a bit from channel to channel, xQc has clearly ...read more

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Nintendo Switch Online Reveals Banjo-Kazooie Release Date

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscribers will soon get a chance to play one of the most beloved games of the Nintendo 64 era, as Banjo-Kazooie is slated to release January 20th! A release window for the game was announced last month, but now fans know exactly when to expect Rare's bird and bear. Originally released for the Nintendo 64 in 1998, Banjo-Kazooie quickly became a fan ...read more

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Rainbow Six Extraction trailer explains the endgame Maelstrom mode

A new Rainbow Six Extraction trailer breaks down the game's extra-challenging endgame mode, called Maelstrom. For the uninitiated, Maelstrom is essentially a harder but more rewarding version of the core Rainbow Six Extraction experience. Instead of the usual max of 3 objectives in a row, Maelstrom tasks you with completing 9 consecutive objectives in any given region. And just to spice things ...read more

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Dramatic Dying Light 2 trailer ties in with the first game's hero

A brand new Dying Light 2 gameplay trailer sets up the events of the long-awaited sequel, and it does so in surprisingly dramatic fashion, even referencing the protagonist of the first Dying Light, Kyle Crane. The latest trailer is subtitled 'The Reason', and as promised, it vaguely explains Dying Light 2 hero Aiden Caldwell's motive for traveling to The City, one of the last basecamps of ...read more

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Gran Turismo 7 gameplay footage shows Daytona International Speedway

Sony has released a new Gran Turismo 7 gameplay video showing off the returning Daytona International Speedway. The circuit has appeared in Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6, and will be coming back for the latest entry. The new PS5 gameplay video shows a lap of the Daytona track, taken from the cockpit view. It then shows the same lap from the replay view, where the frame rate drops ...read more

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Cities: Skylines devs confirm five DLC packs coming this month

It’s time for Cities: Skylines to get a major add-on pack, which means it’s also time for Cities: Skylines to get a massive pile of smaller DLC packs, too. The Airports expansion was announced last month for a January 25 release, and now Paradox has confirmed a host of additional content packs coming to the city-building game on the same day. There are two new radio packs each priced at ...read more

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Massive Lost Ark Gameplay Trailer Released

Lost Ark is set to release on PC in just a few short weeks, and Amazon Games has released an all-new trailer detailing the MMO's gameplay. At more than five minutes in length, the trailer gives a significant amount of information about the free-to-play game, including its character customization options, dungeons, sailing, PvP options, and combat. As far as trailers go, this one is on the beefier ...read more

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Rainbow Six Extraction – Operator Showcase Trailer Details Fuze

Rainbow Six Extraction is out next week with its resolution and frame rate on different platforms recently being revealed. For now though, there’s a new Operator Showcase trailer, this time focusing on Fuze who uses Cluster Charges which release smaller cluster grenades and decimate foes. Check out how that works in the trailer below. Though potent, there is some planning required in their ...read more

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Pokemon Legends: Arceus Trailer Welcomes You to a World of Adventure

It’s been a busy period for Pokemon. Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl launched less than two months ago, and soon, what promises to be a long-overdue formula shake-up in the form of Pokemon Legends: Arceus is launching soon as well. New screenshots and trailers have been coming in thick and fast ahead of the game’s imminent launch, and we’ve got another new trailer here ...read more

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