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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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  • Season Pass Announced for Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

    Season Pass Announced for Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

    Ubisoft and Nintendo are teaming up to bring Season Passes into the Mario universe. Today, a Season Pass was announced for Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle. This pass brings new weapons, new challenges, new co-op maps, and new story content.
    Season Pass owners will be able to enjoy three pieces of DLC: • 8 unique steampunk weapons will be available at the launch of the game, each one with its own statistics. These items will be exclusive for season pass owners. • This au
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  • Swery Debuts New Game - The Good Life

    Swery Debuts New Game - The Good Life

    Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro debuted his new game today. The Good Life is a mystery RPG set in the small town of Rainy Woods. Billed as "the happiest town in the world" the town holds a weird secret.

    The secret? The townsfolk turn into cats at night.

    Oh, there's also a murder mystery. But whatever, what's this about cats?
    "Once the sun sets, you'll get to explore Rainy Woods and collect clues and important items connected to the events of the story. The town
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  • Farming Simulator 17: Platinum Edition Gamescom Trailer

    Farming Simulator 17: Platinum Edition Gamescom Trailer

    If you weren't lucky enough to see it in person at Gamescom, we now have the web upload of Farming Simulator 17: Platinum Edition's newest trailer. This new trailer shows off the new South American area, Estancia Lapacho. It includes a look at the area's "authentic landscape, unique vegetation, railway network, local cows, and sugarcane fields."

    You also get to use the CASE IH A8800 MR sugarcane harvester! Cue the airhorns!
    Famous brands from South America, Poland,
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  • New Overwatch Animated Short Invites Mei to Rise and Shine

    New Overwatch Animated Short Invites Mei to Rise and Shine

    The latest Overwatch short is for none other than everybody's favorite ice slinging hero, Mei.
    In "Rise and Shine”, Mei wakes up years after being cryogenically frozen to find that Overwatch has been disbanded, the world is very different than the one she knows, and that she is the last surviving scientist at Ecopoint: Antarctica. With limited resources and time, Mei must use science to figure out a way to get help.

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  • Bus Simulator 18 Coming to PC

    Bus Simulator 18 Coming to PC

    astragon Entertainment and stillalive studios announced that they are busy developing Bus Simulator 18 for the PC. To those curious, yes this is the same studio that brought you Bus Simulator 16.
    In addition to buses by Daimler Buses and MAN as well as a more the twice as large game world compared to its predecessor, players of Bus Simulator 18 can already look forward to even more possibilities in regards to bus and city modding as well as a synchronous multiplayer mode.
    The...
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  • Gwent: The Witcher Card Game - Story Campaign and Esports Series Announced

    Gwent: The Witcher Card Game - Story Campaign and Esports Series Announced

    CD Projekt RED revealed a new story campaign component for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game alongside some esports focus earlier today.
    GWENT: Thronebreaker spins a truly regal tale of Meve — a war-veteran queen of two Northern Realms. Facing an imminent foreign invasion, Meve is forced to once again enter the warpath, and sets out on a dark journey of destruction and revenge. Throughout the campaign, players will explore new and never before seen parts of The Witcher world, emba
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  • Princess Peach Goes Rabbid in New Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Trailer

    Princess Peach Goes Rabbid in New Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Trailer

    A new Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle character trailer is for none other than the lovely Rabbid Peach.
    Easily bored and sassy, Rabbid Peach is a fighter princess. She is convinced that she is the most beautiful and fearsome hero on the battlefield, and she never misses an occasion to take a selfie, even in the most dire of situations. This very combative hero is also a proficient healer in combat, while always keeping an eye on her beloved Mario…
    Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle hits...
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  • The Crew 2 Releases March 16, 2018

    The Crew 2 Releases March 16, 2018

    The release date for The Crew 2 is now set for March 16, 2018. On that date, you can pick the game up for the PC, XB1, or PS4.
    Thanks to its new Fast Fav feature, you can seamlessly switch between your favorite ground, water, or air vehicles as you travel across the game’s new take on an open world USA. As you search for more boats, planes, bikes and exotic cars for your collection, you’ll find a variety of challenges and competitions that’ll put that collection to use. You’ll
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  • Assassin's Creed Origins "Game of Power" Gamescom 2017 Trailer

    Assassin's Creed Origins "Game of Power" Gamescom 2017 Trailer

    Ubisoft released a new Assassin's Creed Origins trailer today thanks to Gamescom 2017. A new blog posting also details the creation of the series' "biggest world yet" with ancient Egypt.

    Explore Egypt when Assassin's Creed Origins releases on October 27 for the PC, PS4, and XB1.
    In re-creating ancient Egypt, Assassin’s Creed Origins doesn’t just give players a city or three to explore, with some countryside in between – it’s building an entire seamless country
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  • Final Fantasy XV Makes the Jump to Mobile

    Final Fantasy XV Makes the Jump to Mobile

    Square Enix spent a decade making Final Fantasy XV and by God, they're going to get their money's worth out of it. They just announced Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition today for iOS, Android, and Windows 10 devices that will be out later this year.
    (It) is an all-new adventure that retells the beloved story of FINAL FANTASY XV, giving fans and newcomers alike the freedom to journey through Eos whenever and from wherever they want. The mobile game features the main characters and story
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  • .hack//G.U. Last Recode Launches November 3 in North America

    .hack//G.U. Last Recode Launches November 3 in North America

    November 3, 2017 is the release date that has been set for .hack//G.U. Last Recode for the PlayStation 4 and PC (via Steam).
    .hack//G.U. Last Recode collects the three .hack//G.U. action-RPG titles; Rebirth, Reminisce, and Redemption with updated 1080p resolution, 16:9 widescreen picture, and 60fps frame rate, gameplay balance changes, and a brand new fourth chapter to the thrilling series, making this collection the definitive .hack//G.U. experience for fans and newcomers alike.
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  • Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Gamescom 2017 Trailer

    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Gamescom 2017 Trailer

    Bandai Namco released a new trailer today for Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown. The trailer features a jet, probably even more than one.
    Throughout the ACE COMBAT franchise’s 20-year history, one feature has always connected each chapter of the series to each other, namely its engrossing storyline. Unbeknownst to many gamers, each chapter within the ACECOMBAT series is developed around a deep storyline touching on themes of political turmoil, the effects of war upon normal people, and
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  • THQ Nordic Announces Biomutant

    THQ Nordic Announces Biomutant

    THQ Nordic and Experiment 101 revealed Biomutant, a game that allows you to modify your character's appearance and abilities through various mutations, bionic prosthetics, and weapons.

    Biomutant is slated to launch in 2018. The THQ Nordic booths at Gamescom and PAX West will have playable demos of the game.
    Explore a world in turmoil and define its fate – will you be the hero and savior or lead it to an even darker destiny? BIOMUTANT’s unique design lets players cha
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  • Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Allows You to Make Your Own Ninja

    Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Allows You to Make Your Own Ninja

    Become the hero you always wanted to be. Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker allows you to make your own character and you can see that in this new Gamescom 2017 trailer. Oh yeah, we also have a bunch of additional screenshots to share with you today as well.
    Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker is ready to be showcased at gamescom 2017! Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe is excited to reveal the amazing new content about the acrobatic ninja battle action game developed by Soleil Ltd.
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  • Quake Champions is Now Available as Early Access on Steam and Bethesda

    Quake Champions is Now Available as Early Access on Steam and Bethesda

    Quake Champions is now available as an Early Access title either through Steam or through the popular Bethesda.net launcher. You can play right now if you purchase the Champions Pack for $29.99 (USD; 25% off normal $39.99 price).

    Do keep in mind that Quake Champions will be a free-to-play title when it leaves Early Access.
    The Champions Pack Early Access is available on Steam and Bethesda.net through purchase of the Champions Pack, which includes: • All 11 c
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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%
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    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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