Diablo 2: Resurrected will accept your 20-year-old saves from the original

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 5 March 2021 10:27 GMT You’ll be able to pick up where you left off years ago in Diablo 2: Resurrected. Diablo 2: Resurrected has a shocking feature I am surprised Blizzard didn’t make a big deal out of when the game was revealed last month. The remake can actually work …

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This Is What Kirby’s Pyra/Mythra Form Looks Like In Smash Bros. Ultimate

© Nintendo During the latest presentation for the new Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC fighters Pyra/Mythra, game director Masahiro Sakurai revealed what his creation Kirby looks like when he uses his copy ability on the two-in-one character. What he transforms into depends on which character is fighting at the time. His ability will also differ: “Kirby’s …

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Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season Two Update Broke More ISP Traffic Records

Call of Duty is a franchise that keeps breaking records, and not just for Activision, who recently recorded the most successful year the franchise has ever had. Each new game release and seasonal update tends to drive a lot of internet traffic too, and Virgin Media reported their “busiest day on record” with the launch …

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Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires Delayed Indefinitely, Team Still Aiming to Deliver “the Best Game Possible”

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires was originally due to be released early this year, but that’s no longer the case. Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires has been delayed indefinitely, although KOEI Tecmo has released a statement assuring fans they’re still aiming to deliver “the best game possible”. The publisher’s full statement can be read below. To help …

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Introversion invite you inside their game design petri dish

Introversion, makers of Prison Architect and Uplink, are running a Fail Masterclass. Each month they reveal a new prototype for a game they’ve decided not to make over on their YouTube channel, and then make the prototype available to buy. All the money goes to the charity War Child.

This month’s cautionary tale: Nanotech, a game about building microscopic creatures in a petri dish and giving them simple, gobbling behaviours. It looks neat.

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Hitman 3 March Content Roadmap Announced

The final chapter in Agent 47’s international journey of political intrigue, espionage, and assassination launched to strong reviews earlier this year.  Despite the main story coming to a close, developer IO Interactive is releasing even more content for players that are looking to take on more missions. The upcoming update includes new weapons, elusive targets, escalation contracts, …

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Before Your Eyes Is An Emotional Adventure Game You Control By Blinking

Before Your Eyes is a unique narrative adventure that you control by blinking your eyes. Yes, as in with your actual eyeballs. You’re probably asking yourself “How the heck does that work?” Read on to find out what this eye-catching indie title has in store.  The game is described as a “personal tale of self-discovery” as players …

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New Nintendo Switch With Larger Samsung OLED Rumored for This Year

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo has consistently downplayed rumors of new Switch consoles, but a report in Bloomberg says 2021 will see the launch of a new high-end version of Nintendo’s massively successful console. This device will allegedly feature a larger Samsung OLED and …

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Outriders demo saw over 2 million players, patch coming next week

People Can Fly has announced its plans going forward with Outriders, starting with an incoming patch for the demo, which has seen over 2 million players. For starters, the Outriders team is working on the backend to ensure connectivity issues aren’t a problem when the game launches, as was seen with the demo. According to …

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Marvel’s Avengers Level Grind is About to Get Even Longer, Devs Say the Current State is ‘Confusing and Overwhelming’

Marvel’s Avengers is about to get some changes to its XP and leveling system, but perhaps not in the way that you might have hoped. Crystal Dynamics is actually going to be stretching out the leveling curve, making it more difficult to grind out those higher levels. Beyond “about level 25,” the XP requirements for …

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Bloodstained’s Miriam joins 3D arena battler Mighty Fight Federation

Today I’m excited to announce – and take a first look – at a new guest character joining our 3D arena battler Mighty Fight Federation: Miriam from action platformer Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night! Miriam will be a free addition to the main game and available to everyone later this spring. As a reminder, Mighty …

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Strategic roguelike Loop Hero is out now

Loop Hero is a new world-looping, deck-building RPG that launched today. It drops you in the shoes of a little adventurer, caught in an infinite loop by an evil Lich. As you travel around in endless circles, you can collect items and alter the world to attempt to escape. Over the last week or so, I’ve written about a fair few new indie roguelikes (because I love them), but I reckon this one is the most interesting of the bunch.

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Review: Lawnmower Game: Racing – The Worst Game On Switch? Quite Possibly

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Handheld/Undocked) You know that video (which eventually became a GIF) of the news reporter asking the little boy if he’s going to miss his mum when he starts school? The one where the kid laughs at first, then suddenly realises what’s happening and starts crying? Lawnmower Game: Racing is that video …

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Signs of the Sojourner brings card-based conversations to PS4 March 16

Signs of the Sojourner is a narrative card game about connecting with people. It’s the debut release from our studio, Echodog Games, and I’m delighted to share the news that it’ll be available to download on PS4 from March 16.  Play Video Deck-building begins We started development on Signs of the Sojourner during the summer …

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AWAY: The Survival Series to bring new documentary inspired adventure to Xbox, PlayStation and PC

There are a huge array of gaming options already available on Xbox, and there are many more to come, but one of the most intriguing is that of AWAY: The Survival Series. Due to hit Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S later this year (along with PlayStation and PC), this has been created by a …

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Guilty Gear Strive delayed by two months following beta feedback

Of all the fighting game series which have made the jump from 2D sprites to 3D, I still think Guilty Gear looks the best. We’ll need to wait a while longer to admire the latest, as developers Arc System Works last night announced they’ve delayed the launch of Guilty Gear Strive by two months. Previously due April 9th, it’s now expected June 11th. They say they want to act on feedback from the recent console-only open beta test.

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Bloomberg: Switch Pro being unveiled later in 2021, has bigger Samsung OLED display & 4k resolution in docked mode

The Switch Pro rumors have been getting very hard to ignore in the past few months. Not only have they gotten more frequent, but they’re suggesting that a reveal is getting very close. And now, with today being the 4th anniversary of the launch of the Nintendo Switch, there’s another report that has appeared. Bloomberg …

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Sugar Glider Adventure Away: The Survival Series is Coming to Xbox in 2021

Summary Immerse yourself in nature and embark on a sugar glider’s journey to save its family. Soar across misty chasms, leap from tree to tree, and climb to the top of the forest canopy. Beware of the dangerous creatures that roam these untamed lands. Ever wondered what it would be like to explore nature as …

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Sega Releases Third Content Update For Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 – Adds New Characters, Songs And More

© Sega Since Sega’s Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 arrived on the Nintendo Switch last December it’s been receiving a number of free updates. So far, we’ve got new modes, characters, and even Sonic the Hedgehog, and now the company has rolled out its third (and final) free content update for the game. In the Switch …

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Report: Nintendo Announcing 4K-Capable Switch Model With Bigger Screen This Year

For years, we’ve been getting reports of a “Nintendo Switch Pro” model that would add extra power and other features meant to appeal to core gamers. While reports of a new Switch model in 2019 ended up pointing toward the handheld-only Switch Lite, the rumors have continued to swirl regarding a potential more powerful Switch …

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Taxi Chaos Review

Crazy Taxi was one of the biggest arcade hits of the early 2000s, with the Dreamcast home conversion being one of the most acclaimed releases of its time. It is one that is still remembered fondly to this day, especially thanks to an iconic soundtrack featuring punk rock hits from The Offspring and Bad Religion. …

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Amazing PS Plus Deal – Get a Year of PlayStation Plus for Only $27 Right Now, More Than 50% Off

Sometimes a deal comes along that makes it way too easy to top up and add another year or two to your PlayStation Plus subscription. This latest PlayStation Plus deal from CDKeys will net you another year of the service for just $26.99. That’s more than a 50% discount off the normal retail of $59.99 …

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Minute Of Islands is delayed due to “significant last-minute issues”

Puzzle-y adventure platformer Minute Of Islands has a lovely look to it, but we’ll be waiting a bit longer than planned to play it. Studio Fizbin have announced that they won’t be launching this month due to some last minute bugs found during testing. Unfortunately they also aren’t sure what the new date will be, saying they want to wait until they’re positive those issues will be resolved before announcing a new one.

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Pokémon Unite beta gameplay footage removed from YouTube due to violation of rules

The regional beta testing for the upcoming title Pokémon Unite has started in Canada and video footage has cropped up on YouTube already. Pokémon Unite was met with a lukewarm reception when it was revealed in the Pokémon Presents video presentation last summer; it’s a free-to-play, multiplayer online battle arena video game developed by TiMi …

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The Binding of Isaac: Repentance Heads to PS5 Too, Physical Edition Available for Pre-order

The Binding of Isaac: Repentance was always going to be heading to consoles after its release on Steam, but we weren’t quite certain which consoles those were. Developer Nicalis has now confirmed the game’s final expansion will be released on PlayStation 5 as well as PlayStation 4. Those who want to purchase the game on …

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