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  • Shawn Zipay
    The Next Battlefield 5 Chapter to be Revealed Tomorrow
    by Shawn Zipay
    We're still in the Pacific.

    EA and DICE announced today that they will reveal the sixth chapter in their ever ongoing Tides of War content for Battlefield V. This new chapter is appropriately called Into the Jungle and it takes us, you guessed it, into some dense jungle environments. Well, there's at least one dense jungle environment.

    There's no saying how many new maps this next chapter will actually bring, though certain wording in official statements seem to indicate...
    01-27-2020, 07:49 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Tekken 7 and Soulcalibur VI Content Announced at EVO Japan
    by Shawn Zipay
    A new feature here, a new character there.

    EVO Japan was large and in charge this past weekend. As is seemingly customary with these events, some new content was announced for existing games like Tekken 7 and even Soulcalibur VI.

    For Tekken 7, fans learned about some of what is coming in the 3.2 Game Update. Thanks to a new developer diary, we also see how the new new characters, Leroy Smith and Fahkumram, are coming along.

    In addition, we also learned a little...
    01-27-2020, 07:00 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    A Fresh Face Joins the Phantom Thieves in Latest Persona 5 Royal Trailer
    by Shawn Zipay
    The latest trailer for Persona 5 Royal joins The Phantom Thieves.

    ATLUS has released a brand spanking new trailer today for their upcoming RPG, Persona 5 Royal. The latest invites you to Meet the Phantom Thieves in a special trailer. Not only that, but you also get to meet a new character, Kasumi Yoshizawa.

    Kasumi is a new addition to The Phantom Thieves. New images for Kasumi can be found below.

    Atlus says fans should "prepare for an all-new heist"...
    01-27-2020, 05:47 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Season 2 DLC Roster Revealed for Samurai Shodown
    by Shawn Zipay
    This new season adds in four new fighters.

    Throughout February, four new fighters will be added to Samurai Shodown courtesy of the second season of DLC content. Yes, you will need to pay for these extra characters as that's usually how these things go.

    I wasn't told the price of this second season of DLC, but I'm assuming the new Season Pass will retail for $19.99 (USD) just as the first Season Pass retailed for. If you decide to purchase these new characters separately,...
    01-27-2020, 04:53 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Torchlight Frontiers Now Torchlight III, No Longer F2P
    by Shawn Zipay
    The change away from the F2P model is only one of the many changes planned.

    Perfect World Entertainment and developer Echtra Games announced today that they are no longer releasing Torchlight Frontiers. They will instead convert this planned F2P release of the game into a proper sequel, Torchlight III. The current plan for this new installment in the action-RPG genre is to get it out on Steam at some point this Summer.

    With this move away from the free-to-play model, Torchlight...
    01-27-2020, 03:33 PM
  • Major 0
    Britain Finds An Unusual Way To Celebrate Its Gaming Heritage
    by Major 0

    When it comes to the creation of hugely successful video games, the United Kingdom arguably punches above its weight. It's a small country when compared to the size and population of the United States of America, but the video game designers there have given us some of the greatest computer games ever conceived, from the Championship Manager series through to Grand Theft Auto. It’s a history worth celebrating, and the country has decided to celebrate it in the most delightfully British...
    01-27-2020, 02:34 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    2020 Lunar New Year Sale Begins at GOG
    by Shawn Zipay
    Steam isn't the only sale in town.

    If you aren't able to find anything to your liking on Steam during their sale, perhaps GOG will have something more to your liking. Earlier today, the 2020 Lunar New Year Sale on GOG officially kicked off. They are offering up to 90% off on over 1,000 games and bundles.

    Be sure to browse around GOG.com for some goodies you may want to pick up. With how many items are on sale, there are just too many to list here! ...
    01-24-2020, 06:22 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Speedrunners Continue to Break Ocarina of Time - Now Able to Spawn in an Arwing from Star Fox 64
    by Shawn Zipay
    This is done without outside cheat devices.

    Over the past several weeks, the speed running community has absolutely broken open The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. The record for Ocarina of Time any% went from just shy of 17 minutes as of six months ago, to just 12 minutes and 3 seconds as of 4 days ago. To put it into perspective, it took the community over 4 years to get the old record to be under 17 minutes. It's taken them six months to get it to just 12 minutes. For a game ...
    01-24-2020, 05:59 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    A Rumor Suggests a Knights of the Old Republic Remake is in Development
    by Shawn Zipay
    It's a slow news day, so here's a rumor born from a single site.

    A new rumor was fired up yesterday from cinelinx.com that says a remake of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is currently in the works. There might be a bit of validity behind this rumor, we aren't exactly sure ourselves. The track record of cinelinx is unknown to us, but it's a slow news day so let's roll with it.

    The site claims that two independent sources have told them that Knights of the Old R...
    01-24-2020, 05:09 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Court Rules that Player's Free Speech Rights Weren't Violated After Being Banned From a Video Game
    by Shawn Zipay
    Imagine that, a gamer was dumb enough to argue about free speech rights.

    A federal court dismisses a case where an (alleged) moron complained about his free speech rights being violated in a video game. A Pennsylvania man actually tried to claim that his civil rights were violated after he was muted by the developers in an online video game.

    To interject briefly: Yes, there are indeed people that don't have a fucking clue what "freedom of speech" actually means....
    01-24-2020, 03:52 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    New Story Trailer for Nioh 2
    by Shawn Zipay
    Plus post-launch DLC announced.

    Thanks to the PlayStation Blog, we have some new information to share concerning Nioh 2 today. This includes a new story focused trailer, seen at the bottom here, and word on what to expect from the team after the game launches.

    Nioh 2 will utilize a Season Pass for post-launch content. Obviously you can still buy the content separately, but this is what will be included if you do decide to buy it all at once. There will be three major pieces...
    01-23-2020, 06:20 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Stardew Valley Sells Impressive 10 Million Copies
    by Shawn Zipay
    Over 10 million purchases have been made across all platforms.

    Stardew Valley lead developer ConcernedApe, announced on Twitter that the game has now sold over 10 million copies. The game, initially released a little under 4 years prior, is currently available on most major platforms. It was originally released on the PC but has since come out on macOS, Linux, PS4, XB1, Switch, iOS, Android, and even the PlayStation Vita. ...
    01-23-2020, 05:57 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Rocket League Announces End of Linux and macOS Support
    by Shawn Zipay
    Developer Psyonix made the announcement earlier today on Steam.

    Psyonix, the developer behind the once very popular Rocket League announced that they will no longer support macOS or Linux come early March. It is in early March that a patch will be released for all three platforms (Windows, macOS, and Linux). This will be the last one for every PC platform but Windows.

    As stated, the announcement came first via Steam. In the announcement, the team says that while they are...
    01-23-2020, 05:21 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Kingdom Hearts 3 Re Mind DLC Out Now on PS4
    by Shawn Zipay
    New post-game story content is now available.

    Those on the PlayStation 4 that own Kingdom hearts 3 can now pick up and play the Re Mind DLC. This content is accessible only after the core game has been completed. Re Mind adds in a new playable episode with Sora.

    Players will battle through Sora's friends' perspective and "uncover new truths along the way." There are several new boss battles to tackle. This includes 13 boss battles in the Limitcut episode, and...
    01-23-2020, 03:52 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    2020 Steam Lunar New Year Sale is Live
    by Shawn Zipay
    It's a new New Year, so it's time for more savings.

    In honor of the Chinese New Year on January 25, a lot of games are on sale. It may not make sense to everyone, but it makes sense here. Valve is once again holding their big Steam Lunar New Year Sale. It just started today and will run through to January 27 at 10AM (PT).

    This sale will once again allow you to save on "thousands of titles." And of course there is a new event for you to take part in for some freebies....
    01-23-2020, 02:28 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Ninja Theory Announces Project: Mara
    by Shawn Zipay
    This will be an experimental title exploring new ways of storytelling.

    Ninja Theory, the Microsoft owned studio known for games like Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice and Heavenly Sword just announced a new title. This new game, currently entitled Project: Mara, will explore new ways to tell a story. This game is being developed at the same time that the studio is also working on Senua's Saga: Hellblade II for the next-generation Xbox.

    Ninja Theory says that Project: Mara will...
    01-22-2020, 06:52 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Tencent Looking to Fully Acquire Conan Developer Funcom
    by Shawn Zipay
    The Chinese tech giant already owns 29% of Funcom.

    In August 2019, Tencent became the largest shareholder of game developer Funcom. The Chinese tech giant had upped their ownership to 29% at that point in time. Today, Tencent announced that they have created a cash offer to acquire all shares of Funcom.

    As it stands, Funcom is publically traded on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Tencent is looking to acquire shares from all other shareholders. They are offering them 17 Norwegian...
    01-22-2020, 06:05 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Some Twitter User Leaked the First Images of Xbox Series X
    by Shawn Zipay
    Or it's just a big fake. Who knows anymore.

    Twitter user @Doug_DragoX apparently has access to the Xbox Series X, or just "Xbox," or the "Xbox Formerly Known as Xbox Series X" depending on what day of the week it is.

    So far, all we've really seen for the upcoming Xbox have been some official CG renders and mockups from various sources. We also haven't gotten a good look at the back of the device, even in these officially released renders. Either Microsoft...
    01-22-2020, 04:48 PM
  • cikame
    Reply to Konami Remembers That They Used to Make Video Games
    by cikame
    Props for including Rumble Roses and NeverDead.
    01-22-2020, 06:44 AM
  • cikame
    Reply to No Foolin' - Valve Just Gave Every Steam User the Half-Life Collection for Free Until April 1
    by cikame
    It could possibly release on time if, lets say, it's a 4-5 hour VR game with not a lot to it.
    Just thinking aloud.
    01-22-2020, 06:38 AM
  • cikame
    Reply to Early RTX 3080 Specs Leak
    by cikame
    ... Bought a new PC last month with a 2080ti...
    I couldn't really wait though because my previous PC was dying so i HAD to get a new one, just bad timing, and i wouldn't have got one of these right out the gate it just means the 2080 would have probably been cheaper.

    So, a little salty, but i couldn't really avoid it.
    01-22-2020, 06:35 AM
  • Shawn Zipay
    xCloud Beta Just Added Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Destiny 2
    by Shawn Zipay
    Over ten games were added to the xCloud beta today.

    Google is probably giving Microsoft some severe side-eyes today after the latest xCloud update. Today's update for beta users see the addition of over ten titles. These include Destiny 2 and Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The addition of Destiny 2 now provides a great chance for comparisons between Stadia and xCloud.

    Some other titles added today include Sid Meier's Civilization VI, The Surge, and SUPERHOT. The full...
    01-21-2020, 06:32 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Konami Remembers That They Used to Make Video Games
    by Shawn Zipay
    They're probably just teasing more pachinko machines.

    Recently, the former video game developer Konami updated their key visual on their recruitment page. The new art showcases some really iconic characters from some of Konami's biggest and best franchises over the past 50 years.

    What jobs are they recruiting for? Beats me. I saw someone make the joke that they must be using this image to hire gravediggers and that gave me a sad chuckle. So let's just run with that....
    01-21-2020, 06:03 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Dawn of Fear to Bring Old-School Horror to the PlayStation 4 in February
    by Shawn Zipay
    More survival-horror is always good.

    Dawn of Fear is a newly announced survival-horror game that is looking to be released on the PlayStation 4 on February 3. The game is said to pull inspiration from horror games from the 90s. ...
    01-21-2020, 05:33 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Ultra Instinct Goku Joining Dragon Ball FighterZ Roster
    by Shawn Zipay
    MoreGoku4U

    Ultra Instinct Goku is coming soon to the Dragon Ball FighterZ roster. That's it. We have some art for him. There's no release date nor literally anything else to share. Such is the way with a lot of these announcements from Bandai Namco.

    I could look up some background information about the character, but I frankly do not care about this franchise enough, nor anime in general, to do that.

    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    ...
    01-21-2020, 05:16 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    New Trailer and Release Plans for The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters
    by Shawn Zipay
    Got some tasty new details for survival-horror fans out there.

    Headup and Devespresso Games released a new trailer today for the survival-horror themed The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters. The game entered into Steam Early Access late last year but it looks like the full release is just around the corner. On January 28, The Coma 2 will be released on Steam and GOG for PC, Mac, and Linux.

    The new trailer is accompanied with the full release details. First off, those playing the...
    01-21-2020, 05:02 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Disintegration Multiplayer Technical Beta Trailer
    by Shawn Zipay
    A new trailer ahead of next week's test.

    Next week from January 28 through January 29, the technical test for Disintegration will take place. Ahead of that test, the teams at V1 Interactive and Private Division released a new trailer.

    The test itself will be for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. The exact start time is Tuesday, January 28 at 8AM (PT). Both the 28th and 29th will have test times running from 8AM through 11:59PM (PT).

    If you cannot...
    01-21-2020, 04:16 PM
  • Major 0
    Why Newbies Prefer Minimum Deposit Casinos
    by Major 0
    One of the most significant reservations most people in society have when it comes to gambling is the fact that it has substantial financial implications for the player. While this is true, a lot of factors go into the amount one spends in casinos. Time, games played, and the choice of the casino are some of the factors that inform the expenditure incurred by gamblers. With a low deposit casino, you can tame your spending with the help of policies designed for this specific reason. These casinos...
    01-21-2020, 03:35 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    No Foolin' - Valve Just Gave Every Steam User the Half-Life Collection for Free Until April 1
    by Shawn Zipay
    I used my best quip in the headline.

    As part of the lead up to the release of Half-Life: Alyx, Valve just made every game within the Half-Life Complete collection available for free. This freebie is for every single Steam user, but there is a small catch.

    The free period lasts from now through to April 1, 2020. That's still about two and a half months worth of play time that they're giving you, which is plenty of time to play Half-Life, Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode...
    01-21-2020, 03:06 PM
  • Shawn Zipay
    Early RTX 3080 Specs Leak
    by Shawn Zipay
    You ready for GPUs to have 20GB of VRAM?

    Later this year, Nvidia will launch their next generation of video cards. The lineup will make use of their upcoming Ampere architecture and will power their 3xxx series. Not much is really known about the cards, but a new leak may have the first hints of what to expect.

    The leak originates from Chinese website Mydrivers.com, and suggests that some of the 3xxx series will include up to 20GB of GDDR6 memory. The information, as translated...
    01-20-2020, 07:23 PM
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