Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Gets Rainbow Six Crossover Event Tomorrow

Ubisoft is well known for bringing their various franchises together in crossover events. The latest of these is coming to Ghost Recon: Breakpoint. From tomorrow, January 21, players will be able to recruit three Rainbow Six operators to help them take on the latest live event, Amber Sky. Toxic nerve gas clouds have appeared on …

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Balan Wonderworld Has A Big Demo Coming Later This Month

The more I see of Balan Wonderworld, the more intrigued and excited I get. Yuji Naka’s next big follow-up to the Sonic and Nights franchises looks to be a wacky and delightful platforming romp, especially if you’re a fan of the increasingly rare 3D platformer. Thankfully, we’ll have chance to see what the game is everything …

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Pokémon Go Developer Niantic To Receive $5 Million Settlement From Hacker Group

In 2019, Pokémon Go developer Niantic, Inc. filed a lawsuit against hacking group Global++ for the selling of hacked and/or modified versions of Pokémon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, and Ingress. The San Francisco-based developer Niantic alleges that these apps used original code without permission, gave unfair advantages to those who used the modified apps, and that …

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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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Exclusive: Hands-on with The Medium on Xbox Series X

One of the most-discussed titles we revealed in 2020 was The Medium, a psychological horror game developed by Polish developer Bloober Team, coming exclusively to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Game Pass. Bloober Team has made its name with well-received and envelope-pushing horror games, including Observer, Layers of Fear, and Blair Witch. Each of these …

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Cyberpunk 2077’s Late Development, “Fake Demo,” And More Details Revealed As CDPR Responds

Cyberpunk 2077 was one of the most anticipated games of the generation and a large part of that was due to the reputation CD Projekt Red had with gamers and the excitement to experience something new from The Witcher studio. Despite that excitement, reports pre-launch painted a dire picture about what development was like for the …

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Bloober Team Debuts Live Action Trailer for The Medium

For the upcoming launch of its psychological horror title, The Medium, Bloober Team released a live-action trailer to give a glimpse of the mystery only a medium can solve. Produced in cooperation with award-winning VFX and animation studio Platige Image, with the talented Paweł Maślona as director as well as Academy Award nominee and BAFTA-winning …

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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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CDPR Boss Denies Reports That Cyberpunk 2077’s E3 2018 Demo Was Almost Entirely Fake

Another day, another development in the ongoing Cyberpunk 2077 fiasco. This time, CD Projekt RED boss Adam Badowski has taken issue with reports that Cyberpunk 2077‘s E3 2018 demo was fake. We’ve heard rumblings about this one before, but a recent report by Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier suggested that at the time the demo was shown …

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Glitch’s Trip Review

Another tough-as-nails platformer has arrived on the Xbox One, and in Glitch’s Trip you play as the titular hero who sets out to stop his home planet of Verdo from being fully sapped of its energy and life-force in order to make Moon Juice. Set across four moons, Glitch must travel to each one to …

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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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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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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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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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Stone-Fiction Platformer Jet Kave Adventure Now Available

One of humanity’s greatest driving forces is… curiosity. And that’s exactly what leads our prehistoric protagonist to finding a jetpack left behind by an alien invader. In Jet Kave Adventure, the Stone Age meets Science-Fiction. We tell the story of Kave, a chief banished by his own tribe. When you meet him, Kave wanders aimlessly …

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition finally surfaces on Xbox One, Series X|S, PS4, PS5, Switch and PC

Having been delisted in December 2014, it looked like there was no way back for Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game. Purportedly removed because the licence between Oni Press and Ubisoft had expired, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World was expected to enter the canon of great lost games, somewhere alongside PT and Goldeneye re-releases. …

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Daily Reaction: Destiny 2 Needs to Use New Content to Recontextualize the Old, Not Loot Reissues

I still love Destiny 2, a lot. I’ve put 3000 hours into the game, and it will continue to hold a reserved spot on my exceptionally limited PS5 SSD. I love Beyond Light, and I am eagerly looking forward to the new content and Seasons to come. I’ll still play regularly, still work to knock …

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Resident Evil Village Gameplay to Debut on January 21 During Resident Evil Showcase

After a couple months of radio silence, we’re finally set to learn more about the next Resident Evil. Resident Evil Village gameplay is scheduled to be shown at the Resident Evil Showcase on January 21st, which will include a tour of the titular village, a brand new trailer, and additional Resident Evil news alongside the …

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night’s Classic Mode Makes Old-School Cool Again

Hello Bloodstained Fans! New year, new free content! We are excited to bring Classic Mode and the new Kingdom: Two Crowns boss area to Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night today! Classic Mode Classic Mode takes the gameplay of Bloodstained and dials it back a few decades to feel just like the classic platformers of your …

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Free Rainbow Six Siege and Ghost Recon Breakpoint Crossover Event Coming Soon

Two Ubisoft games - Rainbow Six Siege and Ghost Recon Breakpoint – are coming together for a free, end-of-the-month crossover event. Titled “Operation Amber Sky,” the new event includes nine new campaign missions in Ghost Recon: Breakpoint. A poisonous gas called Amber Ruin threatens the peace, so players will be tasked with finding an antidote. The gameplay …

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Live-Action The Medium Cinematic Trailer Is A Tantalizing Teaser Of The Horror To Come

Bloober Team knows a thing or two about weaving an incredible horror tale, and that streak continues with the upcoming psychological thriller, The Medium. To celebrate the upcoming launch of this titillating horror adventure, the studio behind the title just revealed a new live-action trailer that offers an eerie new look at the mystery behind it …

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Daily Reaction: CD Projekt RED’s Excuse-Filled Cyberpunk 2077 Statement Was, Quite Frankly, Terrible

Just over a month after the disastrous launch of Cyberpunk 2077, and just under one month after it was removed from the PlayStation Store, CD Projekt RED finally issued a full statement, apology, and plan of action for the future in order to regain the trust of players and get Cyberpunk 2077 back into a …

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CD Projekt Red Co-Founder Explains What Went Wrong With Cyberpunk 2077

The Cyberpunk 2077 launch was riddled with issues beyond simple glitches. From the intentional misleading nature of hiding console versions of the game from reviewers to downright game-breaking bugs and a whole slew of marketing issues, the once-sterling reputation of CD Projekt Red took a massive hit following release. Following the delisting of the game from …

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Anamanaguchi talks Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game, 10 years later

Like Ramona skating into Scott’s life, PlayStation fans fell hard for Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game when it hit PS3 in 2010. To develop the lovingly retro-inspired adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s story, Ubisoft partnered with talented creators like pixel artist Paul Robertson and chiptune pop / rock band Anamanaguchi. The art and …

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Housemarque Wants PS5 Exclusive Returnal to Offer ‘Unlimited Replay Value’

Developer Housemarque has said that it wants its upcoming PlayStation 5 exclusive, Returnal, to offer players “unlimited replay value.” In an interview with GamesRadar, game director Harry Krueger said that Housemarque has a “core arcade philosophy” in that it “relentlessly” tries to create unlimited replay value. “Returnal is no exception in that regard, and our central …

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