S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Development Update: a Gameplay Teaser and a New Hero

Hi everyone! GSC Game World here. The debut S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 trailer at the Xbox Games Showcase was all about the atmosphere. We have made quite a bit of progress since July, and we decided to go forward, sharing an in-engine gameplay teaser. That seems like a neat way to kickstart a new year, right? Just …

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Dwarf Fortress’s new UI looks so beautiful I could cry, despite still looking like this

If you’ve not played Dwarf Fortress, the staggeringly detailed fantasy world simulator, you can’t fully comprehend what a nightmare it is to play. It’s not the ASCII gaphics that bamboozle you, it’s the menus, which hide information and common actions across umpteen different enormous menus, each of which must be accessed with a different button …

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Tales From the Borderlands Rated for PS5 and Xbox Series X

The Pan European Game Information (PEGI) website seems to have outed Tales From the Borderlands for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. As spotted by Gematsu, the episodic series was rated for current-gen consoles and PC in December, but went unnoticed until now. The listing lends some credence to a March 2020 rumor of …

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Sokpop Collective are streaming all 77 of their games tomorrow

Sokpop Collective are a band of game development pals who release a new game every two weeks via their Patreon. The games are all cute, frequently physicsy, but otherwise cover a broad range of genres. Genres like space golf, skeleton brawler, and rock paper scissors MMO. To celebrate the Patreon’s third birthday, they’re taking to …

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Cyberpunk 2077 Dev Disputes Claims That CDPR’s Management Threw Its QA Team Under the Bus

A recent video released by CD Projekt RED featuring co-founder Marcin Iwinski came under intense scrutiny after some of Iwinski’s comments seemed to shift the blame for Cyberpunk 2077‘s issues to the studio’s Quality Assurance team. Iwinski said that CDPR’s QA team didn’t spot any of the widely reported issues prior to the game’s release, drawing …

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Platinum Games will give fans a Bayonetta 3 update during the year

Famed Platinum Games video game designer Hideki Kamiya recently participated in a Hamster Games Arcade Archives stream. Mr. Kamiya was asked about his busy schedule and the projects that he’s been working on including Bayonetta 3. He told Hamster boss Satoshi Hamada that he hopes he can give an update on the highly-anticipated game at some point …

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The Last of Us HBO series pilot to be directed by Beanpole’s Kantemir Balagov

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 16 January 2021 16:55 GMT A new director has been pegged for HBO’s The Last of Us series. Russian filmmaker Kantemir Balagov will direct the pilot for HBO’s adaptation of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Back in March 2020, it was announced the Naughty Dog developed …

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Naughty Dog Is Actively Hiring for a ‘Very Cool’ Project

Developer Naughty Dog has advertised a plethora of open job positions, teasing “something very cool.” Co-President Neil Druckmann shared the vacancies on Twitter, which were all advertised this month. Come work with us! We’re making something very cool! https://t.co/ZGU6W3cAKU — Dr. Uckmann (@Neil_Druckmann) January 14, 2021 Perusing some of the positions reveals that Naughty Dog …

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Community’s Paintball Episodes Have Been Turned Into A Free Online Game

Screenshot: Moto Studios / Kotaku I liked the first two seasons of Community. Then I liked the third season a bit less and then I just stopped watching. But those first seasons were good and I loved those paintball episodes a lot. And what do you know, some folks who are clearly streets ahead, created …

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Analyst Thinks CDPR Has Become a Potential ‘Acquisition Candidate’ Following Cyberpunk 2077 Launch Mess

Market research and consulting firm, DFC Intelligence, believes that CD Projekt RED has become an “acquisition candidate” following Cyberpunk 2077‘s botched launch. As spotted by Video Games Chronicle, DFC published a lengthy analysis of the situation on its website, arguing that despite its efforts to placate customers and investors, CDPR’s reputation has been tarnished. According …

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STALKER 2 devs provide some background on in-engine gameplay teaser

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 16 January 2021 15:10 GMT GSC Gameworld has released some additional information on the STALKER 2 in-engine gameplay teaser it released a couple of weeks back. According to the developer, the character you will play in STALKER 2 is Skif, and his actions will shape the new chapter in the history …

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition Arrives on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition is out now on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, giving players a chance to once again team up with friends and fight for love in a remastered version of the classic  2D beat-‘em-up that first launched in 2010. Inspired by the movie and graphic-novel …

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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (January 16th)

Another week has whizzed on by, giving us lots of exciting news on Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury and New Pokémon Snap, as well as the announcement of a brand new Switch console edition and a Pokémon x Katy Perry collab of all things. Thankfully, though, it’s now time to sit back, relax, …

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Video: Nintendo Minute hold an Animal Crossing: New Horizons winter fashion show

The holiday break is done, so Nintendo Minute episodes have returned for another year. It has been a month since Kit and Krysta last did an episode, when they decided to do an Animal Crossing: New Horizons winter vlog. Well, they’re back to Animal Crossing: New Horizons yet again for this week. Kit and Krysta …

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