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Microsoft Acquires ZeniMax for $7.5 Billion

It's official.

Microsoft has confirmed that they are in the process of acquiring ZeniMax Media for a cool $7.5 billion (USD) in cash. ZeniMax is the parent company of studios like Bethesda, creator of The Elder Scrolls, as well as id Software, the developer behind DOOM.

This acquisition is reportedly the "biggest video game purchase ever" for Microsoft.

At present, Bethesda has two games that are slated to arrive in 2021. Those include Deathloop...
 

PlayStation 5 Starting at $400, Launches Starting November 12

$400 for digital-only, $500 for the full system.

The next-gen is now fully in gear. With Microsoft announcing the price and release date of their Xbox Series X, the only piece of the puzzle that remained was what Sony would do with the PlayStation 5. Today, the company announced that the Digital Edition will retail for $399.99 (USD) while the "regular" version with a disc drive will retail for $499.99.

Both consoles are expected to launch in select countries...
 

EA Kills Off Origin

Origin to be replaced by more generic naming convention.

First, EA ditched their EA Access and Origin Access branding in favor of EA Play. This happened almost exactly one month ago in August 2020. Now, EA is ready to ditch their Origin desktop client with something a little more generic.

EA is changing the name of their Origin client to "EA Desktop." EA is calling their new app a "next-generation PC gaming platform."

This renaming will...
 

Xbox Series X Officially Launches on November 10 for $499

Next-gen begins on November 10.

Microsoft has kicked down the doors of the next-gen waiting room and come out swinging. Yesterday, they revealed that the Xbox Series S would be released on November 10 for a price of just $299 (USD). Today, Microsoft reveals that the more powerful Xbox Series X will also launch on November 10 for a very affordable $499 (USD).

Pre-orders for both consoles will begin on September 22.

In addition to this, Microsoft announces that...
 

Review: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2

Feeling younger in my mind.

When you think of the heyday of Tony Hawk titles, you probably think back to the games prior to weird skateboard controllers and the abysmal Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5. You think back to a time in your childhood when you would turn on your old CRT television, power on the PlayStation, and digitally pull off some sick tricks while Goldfinger's Superman blasted in the background. The first couple of Tony Hawk games hold a special place in a lot of our hearts...
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  • GameSpy Shutting Down All Services by May 31, 2014 - Hundreds of Games Affected

    The end of an era is upon us as GameSpy has announced that they will shut down all of their services by May 31, 2014. This includes online functionality for a number of titles. Even some console games will be impacted by this, namely those that use GameSpy for their online matchmaking.

    In case you thought that GameSpy wasn't a thing for quite some time, you may be surprised to hear just how many games are going to be affected. There are literally hundreds of games and developers...
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  • Elder Scrolls Online Releases Hours Ahead of Schedule

    Elder Scrolls Online Releases Hours Ahead of Schedule

    Well, this took me by surprise (and I'm sure most gamers out there) but Bethesda has released the Elder Scrolls Online hours ahead of its scheduled April 4 release date!...
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  • The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II Delayed for Polish

    The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II Delayed for Polish


    NeocoreGames has announced that they are delaying the release of The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II until May 22 in order to add more polish to the game.
    So, what happened to the April release date of The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II? Well, we could blame the supernatural or the bad Vrikolak meat in the fridge, but the truth is, we want to release a superb game as polished as possible on release and that will take a little longer than we thought. We want
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  • Mario Kart 8 Information Revealed - Curse at Rainbow Road in Glorious HD

    Mario Kart 8 Information Revealed - Curse at Rainbow Road in Glorious HD

    Earlier today Nintendo revealed some fresh information for Mario Kart 8 including new abilities and a look at an HD version of everyone's favorite track, Rainbow Road.

    New features in Mario Kart 8 includeSpin Boost: While racing upside down or on walls, players can bump into other racers or certain track obstacles to get a speed boost. The Spin Boost fundamentally redefines the way that players compete, and makes anti-gravity racing even more exhilarating.
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  • SOMA 'Lambda' Trailer Goes for a Swim

    SOMA 'Lambda' Trailer Goes for a Swim


    SOMA, the upcoming survival horror title from Frictional Games takes us under the sea, deep under the sea.
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  • Age of Mythology Extended Edition Coming in May

    Age of Mythology Extended Edition Coming in May

    The Age of Mythology site was updated to make a surprise announcement that Age of Mythology: Extended Edition will be coming to Steam in May.

    The addition to Steam was teased back in February but now a solid confirmation was revealed alongside some new details on what to expect.

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  • FTL: Advanced Edition is Now Available

    FTL: Advanced Edition is Now Available

    The free expansion to FTL is now available on Steam! FTL: Advanced Edition adds in a new alien race, new events, new weapons, new playable ships, new drones, new musical tracks, a new difficulty, and more.

    This expansion is free to anybody who already owned FTL. The update should be rolling out that will bring your game up to version 1.5.4. Those who didn't purchase the game from Steam can find out more on how to update from the FTL website. In addition to this news, ...
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  • Daylight Delayed to Add More Scares

    Daylight Delayed to Add More Scares

    The procedurally generated Unreal Engine 4 powered horror title, Daylight, has been delayed slightly in order to make the game more scary.

    The game's publisher, Atlus, explains how the delay until April 29 will allow the team to fine tune the scares in a game where it never plays out the same way twice.
    Let's not mince words. First news you need to know about Daylight is that we had to delay the release date by several weeks. Here's the thing: the way Daylight is developed
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  • Two Areas in The Witcher 3 are 3.5 Times the Size of Skyrim

    Two Areas in The Witcher 3 are 3.5 Times the Size of Skyrim

    CD Projekt Red recently shared a presentation that took place at GDC 2014 last month. In it, the team revealed that two areas in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have a combined total area of 52 square miles (136.25 square km), which absolutely dwarfs the 14.8 square miles that Skyrim encompasses.
    The slides mention the size of two of the areas included in the game: the city of Novigrad measures 8.5 x 8.5 km for a total size of 72,25 square km, while Skellige is 8 x 8 km, meaning 64 square
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  • Amy Hennig Joins Visceral Games to Work on Star Wars

    Amy Hennig Joins Visceral Games to Work on Star Wars

    After leaving Naughty Dog the other week, the fate of Amy Hennig was up in the air. Today, it was revealed by EA that the famed Writer has joined up at Visceral Games to work on a Star Wars project.
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  • Latest Humble Weekly Sale Includes Little Inferno, Super Hexagon, and More

    Latest Humble Weekly Sale Includes Little Inferno, Super Hexagon, and More

    There's a new Humble Weekly Sale going on and as usual you can pay what you want for up to six games while helping to support charity.

    This weekly sale has been hand-picked by none other than the fine folks at Destructoid! Pay what you want to enjoy the pyromaniacal puzzle game, Little Inferno, the geometrical action game, Super Hexagon, and a fusion of real-time strategy and multiplayer first-person shooter elements, Natural Selection 2. Pay $6 or more to also receive the
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