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Ubisoft Pulls Licenses for The Crew, Makes the Game Completely Inaccessible to Buyers

From the same company trying to sell you a $130 version of Star Wars Outlaws.

From announcing a $130 edition of Star Wars Outlaws to pulling game licenses from those that bought The Crew, Ubisoft sure is on a roll this week.

The Crew was Ubisoft's open-world racing game that was pulled from sale back in December 2023. As of March 31, 2024, Ubisoft shut down the online servers for The Crew. This effectively made the game unplayable across all platforms, including: PC,...
 

Tim Sweeney Called Valve 'Assholes' in Email to Gabe Newell, Valve COO Says 'You Mad Bro?'

Tim Sweeney is always mad.

The antitrust lawsuit against Valve from Wolfire Games got a little spicy this week. To quickly get you up to speed: Wolfire claims that Valve uses its position with Steam to control game prices and muscle out competition. Though the initial lawsuit against Valve was dismissed, Wolfire amended their suit in May 2022 and the legal battle was back on.

It may have taken almost two years, but we are now starting to see some of the documents that...
 

900 People Laid Off Across Multiple PlayStation Studios

Multiple studios across all SIE regions impacted.

Sony just laid off about 900 people across multiple PlayStation studios around the world. These 900 or so laid off employees account for roughly 8% of the total workforce for Sony Interactive Entertainment.

President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jim Ryan, announced the layoffs to the public today. The public statement came after an email was sent to all employees informing them of the layoffs. From Ryan's...
 

Xbox Confirms PlayStation 5 Releases, Diablo 4 on Game Pass, and Future Hardware Plans

No, Starfield and Indiana Jones are not going multi-platform any time soon.

The heads of Xbox stayed true to their word and were indeed a part of a special edition of the Official Xbox Podcast. During today's pre-recorded podcast and subsequent blog post, head of Xbox Phil Spencer stated that four Xbox exclusives are going to be multi-platform releases. Is it Starfield? Indiana Jones? Gears of War? Halo?! No, no, no, and no. Though Spencer did not specify what those four titles ...
 

Embracer Lays Off 97 Employees from Eidos; Cancels New Deus Ex

Embracer's rampage continues.

Eidos-Montreal, a development studio currently under the Embracer umbrella, made the sad announcement that employees at the studio were being laid off. Eidos took to social media to confirm that 97 people have been let go "from development teams, administration, and support services".

The studio says that "global economic context, the challenges of our industry, and the comprehensive restructuring announced by Embracer have...
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  • As it's Pulled from Steam, Rocket League Goes Free-to-Play

    As it's Pulled from Steam, Rocket League Goes Free-to-Play

    Will go F2P to coincide with Epic Games Store launch.

    Later this Summer, Rocket League will launch on the Epic Games Store. At that time, two things are going to happen. First off, Rocket League will be pulled from Steam. The Steam version will still get updates and fixes alongside other versions of the game, but it will no longer be sold or "available" for new acquisitions through Steam. If you own the Steam version now, it will still be available for download.
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  • Risk of Rain 2 Leaving Early Access in August

    Risk of Rain 2 Leaving Early Access in August

    Will come with a new boss and survivor.

    Risk of Rain 2 has spent a fair amount of time in Steam Early Access. Throughout most of its time in Early Access, you would be hard pressed to see much, if anything, that screamed "Early Access" release. It was already full of fun and exciting content that has just grown in size since its earliest days.

    Risk of Rain 2 is about to take the next major step in its development. On August 11, it will leave Early Access and...
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  • GOG Galaxy 2.0 Adds Official Support for Epic Games Store

    GOG Galaxy 2.0 Adds Official Support for Epic Games Store

    It is not clear what this really means.

    GOG announces that their GOG GALAXY 2.0 client now includes "official" support for Epic Games Store integration. It is not very clear what this means though since their cross-store client already supported games from the Epic Games Store.

    Maybe their official announcement for today's update will shed a bit more light on what is going on....
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  • Sea of Thieves Surpasses 1 Million Sold on Steam

    Sea of Thieves Surpasses 1 Million Sold on Steam

    All platforms have surpassed 15 million players.

    Sea of Thieves has managed to sell a whopping 1 million units just on Steam since it was released there on June 3, 2020.

    To date, Sea of Thieves has now surpassed over 15 million players across all platforms since its release back in March 2018. This includes Xbox One, the Windows 10 Store version, the Steam version, and those who played the game through Xbox Game Pass and Game Pass Ultimate. Even still, this 15 million...
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  • Gorillaz Play Tribute to Pac-Man with New Song and Music Video

    Gorillaz Play Tribute to Pac-Man with New Song and Music Video

    A new song and video pays homage to the iconic yellow pie chart.

    The virtual band, Gorillaz, have released a new track and music video that pays homage to the iconic yellow character of Pac-Man. The track is simply entitled "Pac-Man" and is "an audio-visual delight bursting with nostalgic sounds and sights."

    The song features Grammy-nominated rapper ScHoolboy Q. The video also contains retro-style visuals that draw inspiration from the classic Pac-Man...
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  • Watchdog Man and Garou Added to One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows

    Watchdog Man and Garou Added to One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows

    Added today as DLC.

    Watchdog Man and GAROU were both released for One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows today. Watchdog Man is an "S-Class hero and the defender of Q-City." GAROU, is the fourth Character Pack that was also released today for fans and for Hero Hunters to use in battle.

    Both DLC packs includes new customization items, special moves, and missions. The packs can be purchased as part of the Character Pass or separately.

    One Punch Man: A...
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  • Mei Hatsume Coming to My Hero One's Justice 2

    Mei Hatsume Coming to My Hero One's Justice 2

    She arrives this Summer.

    Bandai Namco announces that Mei Hatsume will be the next paid DLC character coming to My Hero One's Justice 2. She will be added this Summer.

    Players will be able to purchase Mei Hatsume separately or they can buy the Season Pass for $19.99 (USD). The Season Pass includes Mei Hatsume, Hawks, and three other not yet announced DLC characters. There will also be a cheerleader outfit released for Mei Hatsume because of course there will be. Look for...
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  • Metacritic Finally Does Away with Day One User Scores

    Metacritic Finally Does Away with Day One User Scores

    Perhaps done in an effort to suppress user score review bombing.

    According to a new report by Paul Tassi, via Forbes, Metacritic seems to be doing away with allowing users to submit scores on games until at least a day after release. Tassi notes that user scores for the just released Ghost of Tsushima only has critical scores posted for the game. The user scores are currently showing a message that user reviews will be permitted starting July 18 at 12PM (PT).

    The message...
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  • Microsoft Flight Simulator to Include Third-Party Marketplace

    Microsoft Flight Simulator to Include Third-Party Marketplace

    Will allow third-parties to sell add-on content to you within the game.

    As if Microsoft Flight Simulator wasn't already a massive game, it can still be expanded upon even more. That seems to be exactly what Microsoft and Asobo were thinking with the news today that Flight Simulator will include a third-party marketplace built into the game. This marketplace will allow for third-parties to sell and deliver add-on content directly to consumers.

    This marketplace will be for...
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  • Crysis Remastered - Nintendo Switch Technical Trailer

    Crysis Remastered - Nintendo Switch Technical Trailer

    Bringing the CRYENGINE to Switch.

    Crytek and Saber Interactive just released a new trailer that shows how they are bringing Crysis Remastered to life on the Nintendo Switch. The studios say that they have brought over everything that fans remember from the PC version to the Switch version.

    These features include destruction in a sandbox environment, upgraded textures, vegetation bending, depth of field, motion blur, dynamic lighting, global illumination (SVOGI), gyro aiming,...
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  • Superhot: Mind Control Delete is Out Now

    Superhot: Mind Control Delete is Out Now

    And free for over 2 million existing owners.

    If you already own Superhot and you paid for it (IE: you did not get it for free somewhere), you can now download the massive Superhot: Mind Control Delete for absolutely free! What is Superhot: Mind Control Delete? It is a standalone game that goes well beyond the scope and length of the original Superhot. It's more super and far hotter.

    Superhot: Mind Control Delete is available now on Steam, Humble, Epic Games Store (affiliate...
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  • Destiny 2: Beyond Light Delayed by Two Months

    Destiny 2: Beyond Light Delayed by Two Months

    Bungie announces a move from September to November.

    Just this past June, Bungie was all about promoting their next couple of years worth of content for Destiny 2. Today, they have already postponed part of those plans. Specifically, Bungie has delayed the release of Destiny 2: Beyond Light, their next major upcoming expansion that was originally slated to be released on September 22, 2020.

    Now, Bungie has delayed that release date by almost two months to November 10, 2020....
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  • Next-gen PES is Moving to New Game Engine

    Next-gen PES is Moving to New Game Engine

    Sounds like it might be Unreal Engine.

    Konami still makes games occasionally. One of those games that they make that isn't Bomberman is none other than PES (Pro Evolution Soccer), their annual soccer (or football for you non-Americans) sports release. Konami says today that the future of the franchise on next-gen machines will make use of an "updated engine" that will "enable (them) to dazzle you with staggering improvements to all areas of the game."
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  • Beta Dates for Marvel's Avengers

    Beta Dates for Marvel's Avengers

    It all begins this August.

    The dates for the Marvel's Avengers beta were just revealed. These dates were pushed as part of a promotion for the next installment of the Avengers War Table series, which takes place on July 29 at 10AM (PT).

    The dates for the beta are as follows:
    • August 7-9 - PlayStation pre-order beta
    • August 14-16 - Xbox and PC pre-order beta
    • August 14-16 - PlayStation open beta
    • August 21-23 - Open beta on all platforms
    And if that somehow wasn't clear...
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  • SnowRunner's First DLC is Out Now

    SnowRunner's First DLC is Out Now

    You're treading on thin ice.

    The first major piece of Season Pass content is now available for SnowRunner. Those looking for more off-road action will get exactly that with today's release. Specifically, you are looking at a new winter region, vehicles, missions, and more. This is included as part of the Season 1: Search & Recover DLC on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via the Epic Games Store (affiliate link).

    This DLC takes fans to Lake Kovd (...really?), which...
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