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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...
 

Microsoft Lays Off 1,900 People from Gaming Divisions

Impacted teams include Activision Blizzard, Xbox, and ZeniMax.

Layoffs are happening again within Microsoft as roughly 1,900 employees are being let go. The initial report comes from an IGN report that says the layoffs hit Microsoft owned Activision Blizzard, Xbox, and ZeniMax.

Xbox lead Phil Spencer sent out a memo to staff which announced these layoffs. In the memo, Spencer says that as Microsoft is "committed to aligning on a strategy and an execution plan with...
 

Layoffs Hit Black Forest Games and People Can Fly

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Two more studios announced layoffs today. Those studios are Black Forest Games and People Can Fly.

Black Forest Games is the studio behind the remakes for Destroy All Humans! and Destroy All Humans! 2. The studio reportedly laid off roughly 50% of its entire workforce. In 2023, Black Forest Games reportedly had 110 employees, meaning that about 55 people are now out of a job today. These layoffs were announced on January 24th.

According to sources speaking...
 

Riot Games Lays Off 530 Employees, Shutters Riot Forge

Sigh...

Today's games industry layoff news comes to us courtesy of Riot Games, the development studio behind League of Legends and Valorant. In an effort to move towards "a more sustainable future", Riot Games announced plans to eliminate 11% of their entire workforce, or roughly 530 employees.

In today's announcement, Riot Games says that "teams outside of the core development" will be impacted by these layoffs the hardest.

Riot CEO...
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  • Nine to Five - First Gameplay Footage and Closed Alpha Info

    Nine to Five - First Gameplay Footage and Closed Alpha Info

    It's not easy being a merc.

    Redhill Games announced some tasty new details today for their upcoming team-focused, tactical, FPS they're calling Nine to Five. First off, the team revealed that the first PC closed alpha will begin on June 4. More information on that can be found below.

    On top of the alpha announcement is an all-new gameplay trailer for the game.

    Nine to Five is set in the near-future "where corporations rule everything." Ha, "near-future,"...
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  • Call of Duty: WWII is One of June's Free PlayStation Plus Games

    Call of Duty: WWII is One of June's Free PlayStation Plus Games

    It will be available May 26.

    Sony just delivered a little care package to PlayStation Plus users today. This comes in the form of an early announcement for June 2020's free PlayStation Plus game offerings. Well, offering. Singular. See, they only announced one title so far and that title is Call of Duty: WWII.

    Call of Duty: WWII will be available on May 26, which is just one day away from when this news post is going live. We do not yet know what the other title or titles...
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  • Paradise Lost Teaser Trailer Released

    Paradise Lost Teaser Trailer Released

    A new trailer for the upcoming mystery adventure.

    Check out a new teaser trailer for Paradise Lost, an upcoming mystery adventure that tells the story of a 12 year old boy that finds a Nazi bunker while roaming through the post-nuclear Polish wasteland. I somehow doubt this one is going to be one of those "feel good" types of games.

    Paradise Lost is out on PC in 2020. Console releases are still to be announced (TBA). ...
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  • PSA: Play Star Citizen for Free for a Limited Time

    PSA: Play Star Citizen for Free for a Limited Time

    Free event coincides with Invictus Launch Week.

    Hey, are you one of the many people who do not yet own any sort of content for Star Citizen? Then today is your lucky day! From now through June 1, Cloud Imperium Games is hosting an 11-day long "Free Fly" event! This event allows new players to explore the slowly but ever growing Star Citizen universe.

    Those who already own the game aren't getting left out in the cold blackness of space though. This event will...
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  • Maneater Released Today on PC and Consoles

    Maneater Released Today on PC and Consoles

    It's billed as the first shARkPG.

    Tripwire Interactive released a game that turns a genre on its head and then subsequently thrashes it around a bit in its jaws. This new "shARkPG" (ARPG) is published by Deep Silver and places you in the fins of a deadly and ever-evolving shark. Maneater is out today on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via the Epic Games Store (affiliate link). As this game is an open-world single player game, it's priced accordingly at just $39.99 (USD)....
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  • Get Civilization VI for Free from the Epic Games Store

    Get Civilization VI for Free from the Epic Games Store

    This week's free game from the EGS.

    Last week, the Epic Games Store gave away Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Edition (affiliate link), which is now just $14.99 (USD) during the Epic Mega Sale. This actually translates to $4.99 after the added $10 off coupon that Epic gives you for the sale duration. This week, another high-profile title is available for free. That title is a favorite among strategy fans and is none other than Civilization VI.

    Click here to get Sid Meier's...
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  • Infliction: Extened Cut Out on Switch July 2

    Infliction: Extened Cut Out on Switch July 2

    Boo!

    Psychological horror game, Infliction: Extended Cut, is out on July 2, 2020 for the Nintendo Switch. Developer Caustic Reality shows just how scary an abandoned suburban home can really be.

    The game is based off of the original Steam release but does come with some new features. These features include alternate endings plus a New Game+ mode. You will have to look for clues in an effort to unravel a mystery. All the while you have to dodge sinister spirits, navigate...
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  • Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Expansion Launch Trailer

    Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Expansion Launch Trailer

    It's a launch trailer.

    We have already talked at length about Mortal Kombat: Aftermath. There is a new release trailer out today, so I'll spare you the rehashing of details. You can find that new trailer below. ...
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  • Sea of Thieves Arrives on Steam June 3

    Sea of Thieves Arrives on Steam June 3

    Y'arr, thar be booty to plunder!

    Microsoft and Rare announced that Sea of Thieves is coming out on Steam on June 3. The game has been growing quite steadily over the past couple of years on the Xbox One and Windows 10, largely due to Xbox Game Pass, but now it's time for it to shine on Steam.

    If you were wondering, the game has grown and gotten a number of substantial updates over the past couple of years. It is a far better and more content filled game than it was when...
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  • Denuvo Anti-Cheat Getting Removed from DOOM Eternal in Next Update

    Denuvo Anti-Cheat Getting Removed from DOOM Eternal in Next Update

    Consider this a horribly failed experiment.

    id Software executive producer Marty Stratton took to Reddit to announce that the much detested Denuvo Anti-Cheat will be removed in the next update for DOOM Eternal. For those who are not aware, the previous update for DOOM Eternal added in the third-party anti-cheat to the game.

    Much like the anti-cheat used in Valorant, the Denuvo Anti-Cheat operates with elevated permissions at ring 0, or at the kernel level of a system....
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  • Amazon's Free-to-Play FPS Crucible is Out Now on PC

    Amazon's Free-to-Play FPS Crucible is Out Now on PC

    Check it out on Steam.

    Crucible, the latest entry into the competitive team-based FPS genre is out now from Amazon Games and developer Relentless Studios. You can play it right now for free. Simply head on over to the Crucible Steam Store page and download it to get started.

    In Crucible, players team up with others to take out their opponents while also doing battle against a number of hostile creatures. All of this is being done to try and earn a valuable resource called...
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  • Tencent Now Supporting System Shock 3 Development

    Tencent Now Supporting System Shock 3 Development

    The announcement comes direct from Otherside Entertainment.

    Earlier in the day on May 20, Otherside Entertainment announced that development on System Shock 3 is now being supported by everyone's favorite China based mega-corp, Tencent. Yay? Is this a yay situation? Who honestly knows anymore.

    Otherside Entertainment made the announcement both via Twitter and through an official statement on their website.



    I see what you did there with the "deep...
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  • Serious Sam 4 Arrives this August on Steam and Stadia

    Serious Sam 4 Arrives this August on Steam and Stadia

    Exclusive to Stadia? Wha....?!

    Serious Sam 4 is coming to PC and Stadia in August 2020. This will be the first new mainline entry in the series released since 2011's Serious Sam 3. It is once again being developed by none other than Croteam and published by Devolver Digital.

    If you haven't yet tried out or experienced the over-the-top action that is the entirety of the Serious Sam franchise, you should check out the big Serious Sam sale happening right now on Steam. It...
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  • PSA: Play DayZ for Free on Steam this Weekend

    PSA: Play DayZ for Free on Steam this Weekend

    Plus pay less across all platforms.

    From Thursday, May 21 at 10AM (PT) through to Monday, May 25 at 10AM (PT), Steam users will get to dive into the world of DayZ. Bohemia Interactive announced a free weekend for the game that will allow you to not only play DayZ for free, but also pay a lot less on the title should you want to keep playing afterwards.

    To participate in the weekend's festivities, simply head on over to the DayZ page on Steam and get to downloading once...
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  • Hours of Content Cut from Someday You'll Return

    Hours of Content Cut from Someday You'll Return

    Changes being made to improve gameplay.

    The newly released Someday You'll Return has been updated in an effort to cut some content from the final game. You read that correctly. The game's developers at CBE Software have actually removed some content from the game in order to improve the overall gameplay. The game was released on May 5, 2020 after having been delayed from its planned April release.

    Though the exact amount of content was not specified, CBE Software says...
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  • Poll: How do You Feel About Xbox Going Multi-Platform?
    by Shawn Zipay
    An announcement is expected to take place soon.

    For a little while now, rumors suggested that Xbox will begin to offer many of their first-party titles on competing hardware platforms. Just this week, those rumors were given more substance from a number of sources that say games such as Starfield, Indiana Jones and the Great Circle, Hi-Fi Rush, and even Gears of War could end up on PlayStation 5 and the Nintendo Switch.

    If these new reports are to be believed, these first-party...
    I am in favor of playing Xbox games on other platforms
    100.00%
    4
    I am against the idea of Xbox games on other platforms
    0%
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    02-06-2024, 02:31 PM
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