H1Z1 developer Daybreak Studios has reportedly laid off up to 70 employees (mostly in its Austin location) in an effort to restructure the company. Known for developing and publishing titles such as H1Z1, PlanetSide 2, and more, Daybreak Studios has carved out some intriguing niches with its titles over the years. However it appears in the state of the games industry being incredibly volatile, more
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Just announced via the Relic Entertainment Twitter account, Company of Heroes 2 is free to download and keep over on Steam. To top that off, major DLC for the game will be 75% off. The promotion ends this Monday, December 10. If you are were looking to pick this title up, now would be the perfect time to do so. I can’t count how many times I have missed out on free game opportunities, then more
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Some new details on the next Xbox, codenamed Xbox Scarlett, have potentially surfaced via Thurott's Brad Sams, who has a history of leaking official Xbox information ahead of time. According to Sams, Microsoft is still aiming to release the console during 2020, which has been rumored to be the case, and is when Sony is apparently shipping the PlayStation 5. Unfortunately, Sams doesn't disclose more
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Last night during The Game Awards 2018, Activision unveiled a remake of Crash Team Racing, and it looked glorious. Fast-forward to today, and the publisher has released the first set of screenshots of the game, which reveal the drastic graphical overhaul. Further, there's also some screenshots showing gameplay from the upcoming remake alongside the original gameplay, and the differences are more
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Microsoft is going big with Xbox Game Pass, and it wants to go even bigger. Xbox boss Phil Spencer said during the San Francisco’s Barclays conference this week Microsoft wants to bring Xbox Game Pass to “every device.” Keep in mind Spencer’s talk was main centered on smartphones, according to Gamespot (thanks,, but he never said ‘just mobile.’ Spencer’s comment more
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Sony’s been extremely quiet lately. They didn’t hold a PlayStation Experience event this year. They’ve announced they are not going to be at E3 next year. Last night, at The Game Awards, Microsoft and Nintendo both made new announcements, but Sony didn’t. What’s going on? Why are they so quiet? While there is an argument to be made that the catch-22 situation they find themselves in more
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New World Interactive’s Insurgency: Sandstorm is running an open beta phase this weekend starting from today and will be free for those who want to jump in and try it out. It feels like a long time ago that I saw Insurgency: Sandstorm’s alpha gameplay, but really, we saw that in March of this year. The original Insurgency by the same developers had sold over 3.6 million copies when we saw more
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As a surprise announcement from earlier in the year, few would have expected that Digital Extremes’ popular free-to-play title Warframe would ever make its way onto Nintendo Switch, but with the game’s launch for the system last month, it’s already off to a very strong start. Digital Extremes has announced that since its release in late November on Nintendo Switch, Warframe has reached more
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One of the biggest reveals during The Game Awards last night was that of Mortal Kombat 11, the latest installment in the long-running and highly-violent fighting series. While the game’s reveal was accompanied by a trailer last night, today, a new set of screenshots for MK11 have emerged. Much like in the reveal trailer, these new images show off both Scorpion and Raiden. Of the seven images more
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The [email protected] Winter of Arcade is now available on Xbox One and Xbox One X. Fans will get a £4.39/ $5 gift card for each game they purchase through the Xbox or Microsoft Store Online, after the first one, up to a total of £35.12/ $30 if all nine available games are purchased. Four new titles will be available in the Xbox Game Pass: Ashen, Below, Mutant Year Zero and Kingdom Two more
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