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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 eventually suffered.A massive new report over on the site (protected by a paywall) dives into the nitty-gritty of the game’s troubled development, revealing tensions between the development staff and CD Projekt’s management. One developer told Bloomberg that working on the game was like “trying to drive…

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PS5 game release dates quietly removed from CES 2021 trailer

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 17 January 2021 11:31 GMT After revealing a suite of release dates for a number of third-party PS5 exclusives during its CES 2021 keynote, Sony has quietly removed the info from its uploaded trailer.Earlier this week, Sony’s CES conference introduced us to some unexpected information thanks to a sizzle reel that included footage from a number of upcoming PS5 games with release dates tacked onto the end of the trailer.Amongst the information listed, we saw dates for Capcom’s Pragmata (pushed back to 2023), Square Enix’s Project Athia (listed as January 2022), cat-based indie game, Stray (October 2021), Kena: Bridge of Spirits (March 2021), Solar Ash (June 2021),…

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Epic Games working to improve Fortnite Crew membership

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 16 January 2021 14:46 GMT Epic Games is working to make the Fortnite Crew subscription a better experience.Epic Games has noted that players earlier in the year experienced issues receiving their Fortnite Crew rewards. The company also noted users were having a hard time unsubscribing on Xbox. To make up for the issues, all past and present Fortnite Crew members are being handed an exclusive new Emote called Members Only.Past, present, and new Fortnite Crew members will receive the Emote upon logging in anytime from now until February 15. The Emote may take up to 48…

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Persona 5 Strikers gets a new action-packed trailer

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 15 January 2021 16:45 GMT A new trailer for Persona 5 Strikers has been released, giving you a look at all the action.In Persona 5 Strikers, you can play as your favorite Phantom Thieves character as the team takes you on a road trip where you will strike back against corruption in cities across Japan.It was released in Japan in February 2020 as Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers and is a collaboration between P Studio and Omega Force. The hack and slash role-playing game is a crossover between Dynasty Warriors and the Persona franchises. It…

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Hitman 3 cloud version will hit Switch on January 20

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 15 January 2021 16:03 GMT Releasing day and date with the other platforms. Io Interactive has announced the cloud version of Hitman 3 will be released for Switch on January 20.It’s the same day the game releases for PC, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Xbox One, and Xbox One X/S.This will be the first time a Hitman game will be made available on a Nintendo platform.In Hitman 3, you get to travel the world and take out interesting people with complete freedom of approach. You can acquire access to buildings by hacking, using brute force, or just by…

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NPD: Switch was the best-selling console in December and 2020

Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console in the US for December and 2020, and the newly released PS5 console followed in sales. The NPD December 2020 report has been released, and it finds total industry spending up 25% year-over-year, and up 27% for the entire year. In December, the market pulled in $7.7 billion, and $56.9 billion for the year. Hardware dollar sales reached $1.35 billion during December, up 38% year-over-year (yoy), making it the highest total December month since 2013 when $1.37 billion was pulled in.Annual hardware dollar sales totaled $5.3 billion, 35% higher yoy, and the most since…

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Vendetta missions, other online features go offline

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 15 January 2021 14:28 GMT WB Games has pulled online services for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.According to an update on the game’s support site, changes with the network no longer provide access to certain features for the Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. This includes all platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam.Online bits of the game no longer available include the Nemesis Forge feature and online leaderboards. Also, because certain actions tied to these online bits provided achievements or trophies, players will have them automatically bestowed.Since the WBPlay platform is no longer available, the Epic Runes “Orc…

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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 earlier this week before announcing it today. As the blurb reads, with the destruction of the Projekt Endstation site, Requiem is now focused on the latest Dark Aether outbreak site: Outpost 25 which is also known as Firebase Z.The developer is celebrating 115 Day tomorrow on…

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Outriders PC specs – here are the minimum, recommended, and ultra requirements

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 14 January 2021 17:14 GMT Square Enix and People Can Fly have released the PC specifications for the upcoming RPG-shooter.Outriders players on PC can expect an extensive suite of advanced display options, along with support for 13 languages, UI customization options, full cross-play across all platforms, ultra-widescreen support, Dynamic Resolution Scaling to ensure performance stays solid, and full Nvidia DLSS support.You can also expect a consistent frame rate regardless of PC capabilities, with hardware requirements geared towards 60fps on PC.In the video above, you can see the settings comparisons, graphic settings and options, input devices and…

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Coheed And Cambria Frontman Writes Mournful Song About PlayStation 5 Shortages

I want a PlayStation 5. I have tried on multiple occasions to acquire a PlayStation 5. I do not have a PlayStation 5. At the rate things are going, these words will likely be the first in my autobiography and on my tombstone—and perhaps yours as well. It is only right, then, that somebody has decided to immortalize our current, dire moment in song. It is only righter that the somebody in question is Claudio Sanchez, frontman of sci-fi-flavored progressive rock band Coheed and Cambria.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War was the most downloaded PS5 game on the PS Store in 2020

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 13 January 2021 18:21 GMT The most downloaded PS5 game on the PS Store in 2020 was Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War was the most downloaded game on the PlayStation Store in 2020 on PS5 in both the US and Europe. The game also topped the PS4 chart in the US.On PS5, the second most downloaded game was Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales in the US and Europe.PS4 users in Europe downloaded FIFA 21 enough to make it top the charts, and it was followed by FIFA 20 in…

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Scare up some ghosts with The Sims 4 Paranormal Stuff Pack

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 12 January 2021 20:06 GMT New contnet is on the way for The Sims 4 players, and it alows you to build your own haunted house.The Sims 4 Paranormal Stuff Pack has been announced by EA and Maxis, and it brings ghostly roommates to your house, thanks to new Haunted House lots.In these houses, Sims can perform a seance to summon Guidry the Ghost, who can advise them on how to live comfortably in a house haunted by specters and spookiness.They can also appease the ghosts, commune with the dead, cleanse their homes to send the…

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Mass Effect: Legendary Edition may be set to release in March

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 11 January 2021 18:50 GMT Bioware’s Mass Effect: Legendary Edition, a remastered version of the Mass Effect trilogy, has appeared on retail sites with a specific release date.The Mass Effect Legendary Edition – which was already one of the worst kept secrets in gaming before its eventual reveal – may be hitting stores in March, as per a selection of retail listings uncovered by Twitter user IdleSloth84 and verified by sources at Eurogamer.Though neither EA nor BioWare have published an official Mass Effect: Legendary Edition release date (the best we have is ‘spring 2021’), retail listings from Singaporian retailer Shopitree and Indonesian retailer GSShop in Indonesia suggest…

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Upcoming Dead By Daylight update will add more graphics updates, HUD refresh and more

Dead by Daylight developer Behaviour Interactive has shared an update that reveals what changes are planned for the game in an upcoming big update.As per a statement released by the studio, we can expect updates to six of the multiplayer survival game’s six perks (Diversion, Fixated, Hex: Undying, Iron Maiden, Open Handed, and Second Wind) as well as some overarching changes to the game’s HUD and UI.After four years and a tease last year, the developer notes that it feels the time is right to apply a big overhaul to the game that will see widespread changes for both Survivors…

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PlayStation has ‘retired’ the official Killzone website

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 10 January 2021 12:33 GMT Sony has “retired” its official Killzone franchise website, and anyone clicking through to the site now gets forwarded to the generic PlayStation site instead.If anyone heads over to Guerrilla Games’ official Killzone website, they’re only going to be met with a message from Sony and a redirect to PlayStation.com.“The official website for the Killzone franchise has retired,” Guerrilla says in a statement on the newly-emptied site. “We apologise for this inconvenience. […] Thank you to Killzone.com’s many fans and visitors throughout the years for their enthusiasm and support.”Seven years after the last…