Check out the Monster Hunter Rise-themed Switch coming to Europe and Japan

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 27 January 2021 20:50 GMT Nintendo has announced a Monster Hunter Rise-themed Switch console for Europe and Japan. The Switch console design is based on Capcom’s upcoming Monster Hunter Rise and the offering will be available in Europe and Japan on March 26. It’s a bundle, so it also comes with a …

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Immortals Fenyx Rising’s first DLC arrives tomorrow

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 27 January 2021 18:16 GMT Immortals Fenyx Rising’s first DLC, A New God, releases tomorrow, January 28. A New God will task Immortals Fenyx Rising players with overcoming the Trials of the Olympians in order to take their rightful place as part of the Greek pantheon. The DLC will allow players …

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Mobile RTX 3070 Reviews Show Performance Variations in Gaming

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you’re shopping for a gaming laptop, it’s important to check reviews before you buy. We’ve discussed this issue before in a CPU context, but it’s just as important in GPUs. A recent set of reviews from our sister site …

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Kevin Hart signs on to play Roland in Borderlands movie

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 26 January 2021 20:53 GMT Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has signed on to play Roland in the Borderlands movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hart has signed a deal to be in the Borderlands movie, a deal which has been in negotiations since December to play Roland. Eli Roth is …

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2021 DICE Awards: Ghost of Tsushima and The Last of Us: Part 2 lead with the most nominations

The 24th annual DICE Awards takes place on April 8 with Ghost of Tsushima and The Last of Us: Part 2 two of the most nominated games for the awards. Other games with multiple nods for the 2021 DICE Awards include Ghost of Tsushima, Hades, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and Spider-Man: Miles …

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Fall Guys Season 3.5 update will introduce a new level, 40+ level variations and more

Fall Guys Season 3.5 is bringing some pretty big changes to the quiz show-inspired battle royale game for the game’s mid-Season update. Though developer Mediatonic has not given us an exact date for the new patch we’ve been given more information about specifically what will be added into the game in the next big update (which, …

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Doom Eternal VR may have been revealed by Australian ratings board

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 25 January 2021 18:00 GMT The Australian game classification board has provided a rating for a game that may well end up being Doom Eternal VR. Doom Eternal may finally be out on the Switch, but now it looks like iD Software and Bethesda could be targeting yet another platform for …

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Someone has completed Hitman 3’s Dubai level in 9 seconds

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 24 January 2021 15:54 GMT Hitman 3 only came out this week, and already we’re seeing players absolutely smash the completion time of its first level. If you’ve looked at the leaderboards since the game officially came out, you’ll know that some enterprising players are already smashing the six levels in …

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GameStop stock hit record high after Reddit-backed short squeeze

GameStop stock surged to its highest recorded share price over the weekend, hitting $76.76 per share on Friday, up nearly 80% in a single day. GameStop’s stock had been steadily rising for the past week, coming up from nearly $20 per share on January 12 and hitting the peak value on Friday thanks to an …

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Genshin Impact 1.3 releases February 3, celebrate with the Lantern Rite festival

The next update for Genshin Impact will arrive on February 3. A celebration is coming with the 1.3 Update for Genshin Impact, and it’s called the Lantern Rite which takes place in Liyue Harbor. As noted on the PlayStation Blog, the Lantern Rite will feature a ceremony on the first full moon of the year. …

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System Shock remake pre-orders go live on PC next month, final demo coming

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 23 January 2021 17:33 GMT Pre-orders for the System Shock remake on PC will open around the end of February. You will be able to pre-order System Shock remake through Steam, GOG, and the Epic Game Store. This will be accompanied by a final demo which will include the medical level, …

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Intel, Nvidia Deny Blocking AMD From High-End Mobile Gaming

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There’s a rumor going around that Intel and Nvidia have conspired to block AMD’s Ryzen Mobile 4000 series from high-end gaming laptops. This information has supposedly been provided by an unnamed OEM, and claims that a secret agreement between Intel …

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Tencent acquires majority stake in Don’t Starve studio Klei Entertainment

China-based company Tencent has acquired a majority stake in Don’t Starve developer Klei Entertainment. According to a Klei Entertainment forum post, the Candian studio’s founder Jamie Cheng said the partnership will help the studio “navigate a changing industry,” and allow it to “focus on what we want to do best” (thanks, Gematsu). As part of …

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Capcom rebooting Resident Evil 4 remake, project pushed to 2023 – report

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 22 January 2021 18:01 GMT A new report states that studio M-Two, which contributed to Resident Evil 3 Remake, is no longer in charge of the Resident Evil 4 remake, and that the game may be pushed into 2023. According to a report on VGC, some disagreements between Capcom and M-Two …

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Resident Evil-inspired outfits coming to The Division 2

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 21 January 2021 22:34 GMT A Resident Evil and Division 2 tie-in is coming. Soon, The Division 2 players will be able to dress up in Resident Evil-inspired outfits. For a limited time, The Division 2 will be hosting a cross-over event where you’ll be able to collect iconic Resident Evil …

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Rumors Suggest Nvidia Might Re-Launch RTX 2060, RTX 2060 Super

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nvidia announced its RTX 3060 during CES last week, but according to one report, the company has actually restarted production of its RTX 2060 and RTX 2060 Super. If true, it would mean Nvidia doesn’t think it can alleviate the …

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Streets of Rage 4 dev reveals stunning Mark of the Wolves concept footage

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 20:23 GMT Nothing is in development though. Developer Lizardcube has shared what a sequel to Garou: Mark of the Wolves could look like. As spotted by Kotaku, the Streets of Rage 4 studio shared a video on Twitter showing some concept art created by artists Ben Fiquet and …

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Predator joins Fortnite with the Season 5 Battle Pass

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 16:44 GMT Predator is now ready to be unlocked as a Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 Battle Pass outfit. Completing the Jungle Hunter Quests in Fortnite, players can unlock the Predator Outfit with built-in Bio-helmet Online Emote, as well as a unique Heat Vision Hunter Spray, Banner, and …

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Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey and other top Switch games are now $40

By James Pickard, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 16:52 GMT Both Best Buy and Amazon US are running a sale on a number of physical and digital Nintendo Switch games, including major releases such as Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and more. First up, at Best Buy, many physical copies …

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Apex Legends Season 8 and Aussie explosives expert, Fuse, arrive in February

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 18 January 2021 19:20 GMT Respawn Entertainment has announced that Apex Legends Season 8 will go live on February 2, and it will introduce Fuse – the 16th Legend. In a press release paired with a brand new Stories from the Outlands video, Respawn describes Fuse as “the laid-back explosives expert” …

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Nuts, the adventure game about squirrel surveillance, comes to Switch and PC in February

Nuts, a game all about keeping your eyes on squirrels as they get up to no good, finally has a release date on PC and Switch. The game is set to launch on Apple Arcade first on January 22 before landing on PC and Switch on February 4. “Gear up your caravan, boot up your …

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Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Game sold over 25,000 copies on Switch in under 3 hours

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 17 January 2021 16:48 GMT Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game – Complete Edition has been a very successful modern re-launch, according to Limited Run Games. Though the digital version of Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game was published by Ubisoft, it was Limited Run Games that oversaw the physical release of …

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Cyberpunk 2077 staff didn’t think game should ship in 2020, the 2018 demo was ‘entirely fake’ and more – report

A new report has given us a deeper insight into the development and launch of Cyberpunk 2077, with comments from the studio challenging the contentious write-up after its publication. According to Bloomberg, Cyberpunk 2077’s development was even more troubled than the studio let on – even in spite of the months of delays the game …

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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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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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Everspace 2 is inching closer to being a modern Freelancer

When Everspace 2 was first revealed, I got a little worried. The original game is a favourite of mine, but it was very much a less-is-more kind of game. Everspace 2 promised RPG-like mechanics, loot and a few other elements that I feared could unnecessarily bloat it. Having now played the near-final Early Access build …

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87% of 2020 Japan console sales were Nintendo Switch

Animal Crossing: New Horizons was the best-selling game in the region, too.Nintendo Switch was by far the most popular console in Japan last year. That’s according to data from local games mag Famitsu – via GamesIndustry.biz – which reports that 87% of consoles sold in the country during 2020 were Switches. The regular version of …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Zombies map Firebase Z out next month

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 14 January 2021 20:33 GMT Treyarch has announced a new map for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s Zombies mode. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War players will be able to try out a new Zombies map next month on February 4 called Firebase Z. Treyarch teased the map …

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