Nintendo To Face Another Class Action Lawsuit For Switch “Joy-Con Drift”

© Nintendo It’s now been nearly four years since the Nintendo Switch was released and it seems “Joy-Con drift” issues persist. In the latest development, Lambert Avocat Inc. – a law firm located in Quebec, Canada, has filed a Joy-Con drift class action suit application on 15th January 2021. It’s now waiting for a judge …

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Hitman 3’s Progression Transfer, Access Passes, and IOI Account Signup All Unavailable, IOI Working on a Fix

As the first AAA release of the year, there’s no doubt Hitman 3 was going to be popular. The problem is developer IO Interactive seems to have underestimated just how popular it was going to be. Because of excessive demand, players are unable to log in to their IOI accounts, or sign up for a …

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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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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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Innersloth Provides Update On Among Us Airship Map And Switch Bug Fixes

No matter how you spin it, 2020 was an incredible year for Innersloth and you’d have been hard-pressed to escape its hit game Among Us. Despite releasing back in 2018, it slowly became one of 2020’s most successful games and, after a surprise drop following the last Indie Showcase in December, we can finally be …

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Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Yakuza Remastered Collection, The Medium, and More

Remember so long ago, way back in December during The Game Awards when we gave you a preview of what games were coming soon? That soon is sooner now than it was then, and we have more games now than we had then, which means we have even more games coming soon now… make sense? …

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Switch Ranked Greatest Handheld Of All Time By UK Newspaper The Guardian

Remember the N-Gage? We certainly do. The mobile phone-meets-handheld device was the property of all the rich nerds in schools across the world, but we could just never quite convince our parents that it was a great idea to let us merge our communication device with that darn Gaming Boy we spent all our time …

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Balan Wonderworld demo launches on Nintendo Switch 28th January

Square Enix has confirmed this afternoon that a playable demo for Sonic the Hedgehog creators new project Balan Wonderworld will be released on the Nintendo Switch eShop next Thursday. The Balan Wonderworld demo features Acts 1 and 2 of Chapter 1, Act 1 of Chapter 4, and Act 1 of Chapter 6. The full game …

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Nintendo Switch Online Members Get Free Trial Of Dead Cells In Europe Next Week

There’s no denying Dead Cells’ success at this point. Having now sold over 3 million copies, we called Motion Twin’s action-platformer a “masterclass in excellent roguelike design” when it launched back in 2018, awarding it 9/10 stars. It’s seen significant post-launch support ever since and we’d absolutely recommend checking out this new free trial. Currently, …

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Japanese Apex Legends YouTube page: “on February 2nd, it will be possible to play on Switch”

Ever since Apex Legends was announced for the Nintendo Switch, there hasn’t been much information from EA. For a while now, the game has been slated to arrive on the Nintendo Switch sometime this year, following the announcement of a delay that had been made last October, but that’s about it. Well, that may be …

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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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Japan: Nintendo creates Twitter account to deliver corporate and Investor Relations news

Nintendo Co., Ltd. has announced today that they have created a brand new Twitter account thats sole purpose is to disclose corporate and Investor Relations news. The company will also share financial announcements and other corporate-focused information using the account. You can follow the new account here, The next Nintendo financial earnings release is due …

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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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Cyberpunk 2077’s development still bad mainly due to crunch, not “fake” E3 demos

A Bloomberg report into the development of Cyberpunk 2077 has shared further details of the game’s troubled creation and launch. Journalist Jason Schreier spoke to twenty current and former CD Projekt Red employees, who shared stories of crunch, poor planning, the challenges of the studio’s rapid growth, and more. Among this was the detail that …

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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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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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HBO’s The Last of Us Series Gets a New Director, Filmmaker Behind ‘Beanpole’

HBO’s The Last of Us series is set to get underway soon, and the series has found a new director for the pilot after Chernobyl’s Johan Renck was forced to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. Kantemir Balagov, a Russian filmmaker renowned for his work on the award-winning drama, Beanpole, is set to direct The Last …

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Splatoon 2 Keyrings Went Up On My Nintendo Today, And Immediately Sold Out

As part of the upcoming Splatfest, which pitches Super Mushrooms against Super Stars, My Nintendo introduced a brand new reward for only 100 Platinum Points: a set of keyrings, made of laser-cut and engraved acrylic, featuring the two powerups. Now you never have to choose again! Unfortunately, the keyrings – which were highly anticipated, if …

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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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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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Bungie’s Original Halo Site Goes Offline Next Month For Good

It’s the end of an era. Bungie first brought the Halo vision to life, laying the groundwork for an iconic Xbox staple that has continued to evolve long after it moved into the hands of 343 Industries. While Bungie hasn’t been involved in years with the series, the original Halo website has continued to be …

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