One of the most debated topics in the gaming world is in-game purchases and microtransactions, with more online multiplayer games leaning into the fad for an extra source of income past game sales. One such game, Activision and Bungie’s Destiny 2, took a recent controversial stance on putting more in-game purchases into its first-person shooter, as seen through cosmetic shaders being turned more
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GTA Online’s latest update, Transform Races, has just gone live. A continuation of the recent Cunning Stunts DLC, Transform Races challenge players to races where the vehicle changes as you pass through checkpoints. One minute you’re in a plane, next a parachute, then a car, bike or other mode of transportation. The update is now live and free for PC, Xbox One and PS4. You won’t more
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Session is hoping that enough players are burned about a lack of Skate 4 that they will donate to its Kickstarter campaign when it launches on November 14th. Dedicated to “all victims of intolerance,” the Kickstarter’s trailer highlights Session‘s attitude of creative expression over combos and points, with footage that could have been taken directly from a bootleg skate tape. In more
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Today Bandai Namco Entertainment released a new trailer of its upcoming 2D fighting game Dragon Ball FighterZ. The video introduces one of the most classic villains from the Dragon Ball franchise, the infamous bio-android Cell. While the trailer is pretty brief, we do manage to catch a glimpse of Cell both in fast and elegant gameplay, and cutscenes. As usual, the gameplay looks perfectly more
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Microsoft has revealed its latest batch of discounts for Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners. This week, Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One can save money on The Witcher 3‘s Game of the Year Edition, Founder’s Packs for Epic Games’ recently released survival game Fortnite, Star Wars Battlefront’s Ultimate Edition, Ghost Recon Wildlands, and several NBA 2K17 and 2K18 virtual currency more
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Dead Space and Battlefield: Hardline developer Visceral Games has been shut down by its parent company Electronic Arts. The studio was in the middle of developing a new Star Wars title codenamed “Ragtag” with former Uncharted director Amy Hennig at the helm. In a public statement on the same, EA’s Patrick Söderlund said that the company would have to “pivot” the design based on more
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Would you spend $46,000 on Gran Turismo Sport? Because someone did. This insanely expensive collector’s edition of Sony’s recently released racing game (which was only offered in Taiwan) not only came bundled with a PlayStation 4 Pro 1 TB system, PlayStation VR headset, racing wheel and racing seat, and 4K TV, but it also came with a 2018 Mazda MX-5. And no, not an in-game unlock for the more
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Destiny 2 players are just beginning a new week of resets and bonus content, including the ending of Iron Banner and the launch of the Prestige Leviathan. While the harder version of the sequel’s raid experienced a release delay due to an exploit, one event’s issue that has been around for a few weeks still hasn’t been addressed. Players taking on the Prestige Nightfall Strike might still more
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You’ll be able to pre-load the PC version of Destiny 2 beginning tomorrow, October 18. Bungie confirmed that Destiny 2 will indeed be available to download prior to its release next week on PC. Fans were worried the PC version may have a short pre-load window, or none at all, seeing as Bungie had pretty much clarified all other details expect that one. By other details I mean system more
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Gran Turismo pioneered the serious racing simulator on consoles when it launched on PlayStation back in 1997, but these days it’s hardly alone in the field. With the advent of Forza and a host of other also-rans, there’s a real need to differentiate, and developer Polyphony Digital is finally trying its hand at just that. Gran Turismo Sport isn’t just a real driving simulator, it’s a more
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