Another PS5 Scalper Group Brags About Getting 2,000 More Units To Oversell

Many Sony fans have been anxiously awaiting a chance to nab an elusive PlayStation 5 but low stock and scalpers have made that task exceedingly difficult. Instead of lying low and quietly having no scruples, one scalping group is publicly boasting about securing another 2,000 PS5 units during a recent GAME restock to flip for $1,000+.  …

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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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Another Cyberpunk 2077 Lawsuit Filed by Investors Against CD Projekt RED

Another lawsuit related to Cyberpunk 2077 has been filed by investors against studio CD Projekt RED, claiming that the company misled investors about the state of the game on last-gen consoles. This second civil suit was announced in a regulatory announcement from CDPR to investors. It indicates that the content of this lawsuit is the …

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PlayStation Store Update Worldwide – January 19, 2021

Each week Sony brings PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PlayStation VR, and PlayStation Plus owners new content, add-ons, games, and more. Here is the complete global PlayStation Store update. PlayStation LifeStyle catalogs the PlayStation Store updates for the major regions across the globe. Check back every Tuesday to keep up to date with each week’s PlayStation …

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Hitman 3 Review

Hitman 3. While it doesn’t stray from the killer chord combination developer IO Interactive crafted for 2016’s Hitman – and continued to use in 2018’s Hitman 2 – it’s abundantly clear here that the studio has well and truly mastered its act.With some of the most surprising and imaginative levels in the series so far, …

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Scalper Group Says it Secured Another 2000 PS5s, Claims it ‘Keeps Getting Easier’

More than two months after launch, it’s still almost impossible to find a PS5 in stock anywhere. Stock scarcity means that scalpers are still at it, scooping up the console that’s in high demand and low supply before legitimate consumers can get their hands on it. Another scalper group claims it recently locked in another …

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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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Secret Sony Studio in San Diego is Working on Expanding ‘Existing Franchises’

Sony’s not-so-secret secret San Diego studio (no, not San Diego Studio) appears to be hard at work on “expand[ing]…existing franchises,” if a LinkedIn profile update for former studio head and senior director of Visual Arts at PlayStation World Wide Studios, Michael Mumbauer, is to be believed. His profile includes the following paragraph: His latest achievement …

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Bloodborne is Getting a Fan-Made PlayStation X Demake

Bloodborne celebrated its fifth anniversary last year, and Sony seemingly has no plans to change the game’s PlayStation 4 exclusivity even after all this time. A fan has decided to take things into her own hands instead, but perhaps not for the platform you expected. Lilymeister, otherwise known as @b0tster on Twitter, is demaking the …

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Daily Reaction: Let’s Talk About That New York Times Article About Increased Screen Time for Children

Ah, the good old wheel of video game discourse keeps on spinning. It seems we’ve landed back on the “too much screen time/video games/ internet is harmful to children” topic, with the ongoing pandemic leading to increases in screen time/video games/internet for children—and let’s be honest, increases for most people. The latest surge in the …

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Only Hitman 2 Players Can Carry Progression Into Hitman 3, Launch Trailer Introduces a New World of Assassination

When Hitman 3 is released later this week, players will be able to play the entire World of Assassination trilogy within the game. Those who’ve already played Hitman 2 can carry their existing progression into the game. If you’ve only played Hitman and don’t own Hitman 2, you’re out of luck. Hitman 2 players can …

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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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Acclaimed Puzzle Platformer The Pedestrian Headed to PS4 and PS5 Later This Month

Skookum Arts has announced that its beautiful 2.5D side scrolling puzzle platformer, The Pedestrian, will release on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on Friday, January 29th. The game first released on PC a year ago to positive critic and user reviews. Players will step into the shoes of a 2D character navigating signs in a …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Last Of Us TV Series Lands Its New Director

Chernobyl’s Johan Renck was initially slated to direct the upcoming The Last of Us TV adaptation for HBO, but scheduling conflicts forced a change of plans. Now a new filmmaker has been nabbed to direct the upcoming project with Beanpole’s Kantemir Balagov stepping up to the plate as director.  The new director choice has been revealed via The …

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Monster Jam Steel Titans 2 Heading to PS4 in March, Gets Online Multiplayer

Last week, publisher THQ Nordic revealed they were doubling down on licensed games because they’ve had a lot of success with them in the past. The latest of those licensed games to be revealed is Monster Jam Steel Titans 2, which is heading to the PlayStation 4. Steel Titans 2 expands on the first title …

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Former USPS Supervisor Sentenced for Stealing Consoles, Apple Devices, and More

A former United States Postal Service supervisor has been sentenced to three years of probation and slapped with a $20,000 fine for stealing items including PlayStation 4s, Nintendo consoles, and Apple devices among other items. 34-year old Zoheb A. Deura of Connecticut has been ordered to spend the first nine months of his three-year probation in …

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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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Hitman 3 Trophy List Includes a Platinum, New Trophies for Hitman and Hitman 2

One of the biggest complaints about the previous Hitman games has been the lack of platinum trophy in its list, but Hitman 3 won’t have that problem. As revealed by PSNProfiles, the trophy list not only includes that coveted Platinum trophy, it also includes new trophies for Hitman and Hitman 2. The base game has …

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Returnal’s New Trailer Spotlights Its Sci-Fi Weaponry And Combat

A new trailer for Returnal gives us a look at some of the unique weapons players will use to survive its hostile alien world. With the game only a couple of months away, this marks the first time players have gotten a deep dive into its combat.  Returnal blends third-person action with a roguelike structure. …

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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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Riders Republic will miss its February 25 release, delayed to later this year

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 14 January 2021 18:12 GMT Ubisoft has delayed Riders Republic. Originally slated to release on February 25, the multiplayer game Riders Republic had now been moved to later this year. An exact date was not provided by Ubisoft, but it did say the delay will provide the team with additional time …

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The Last of Us II, Ghost of Tsushima, and Miles Morales Among 2020’s Top PlayStation Downloads

Sony has released a list of its top PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 downloads of 2020, revealing that The Last of Us Part II, Ghost of Tsushima, and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales were among some of the most popular games alongside the usual annual heavy-hitters like Call of Duty, FIFA, and Grand Theft Auto V. …

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