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It looks like PlayStation wants to bring Uncharted, God of War and more to mobile

By Dom Peppiatt 11 April 2021 16:28 GMT It looks like PlayStation is eager to adapt some of its more popular IP for mobile, and the company is already working on going more mobile.Sony has posted a new job listing for a Head of Mobile at Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation, with the successful applicant having the leadership and talent to “lead the development and strategy of mobile gaming and help shape the future of gaming for a world-class studio”.“As Head of Mobile, you will own and develop the mobile games strategy for PlayStation Studios and help build a foundation for future…

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Disco Elysium – The Final Cut patch in the works for PlayStation systems

By Stephany Nunneley 10 April 2021 16:22 GMT Some fixes are on the way for Disco Elysium – The Final Cut on PlayStation systems.ZA/UM released Disco Elysium – The Final Cut on March 30, and apparently, there have been some issues with the PS4 and PS5 versions.To combat the problems, the developer is working on a patch. A date for the update is still unknown, but it is being worked on.Watch on YouTube“Maybe blame it on the Doomed Commercial Area, birthplace of doomed dreams, resting place for every venture. Blame it on an incursion of the apocalypse in a localized…

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Black Ops Cold War and FIFA 21 were the top PS5 downloads on the PlayStation Store in March

By Stephany Nunneley 10 April 2021 16:04 GMT Sony has revealed the most popular games on the PlayStation Store in March.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War was the most popular game for PS5 on the PlayStation Store in the US while FIFA 21 was tops in Europe.Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales came in second in the US and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War took that slot in Europe. NBA 2K21 was third in the US, while newcomer It Takes Two was the third most popular title in Europe.Watch on YouTubeOn PS4, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War…

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The Last Campfire update adds 20% more puzzles, higher framerate, more

By Stephany Nunneley 10 April 2021 15:26 GMT Hello Games has released an update for its exploration-puzzler, The Last Campfire.In The Last Campfire update, you can expect 20% more puzzles, and the ability to replay any of the puzzles at any time. Watch on YouTubeYou can also read the Wanderer’s diary, and will find multiple improvements to performance across all platforms. Expect improved controller support, new Mac support, higher framerate, and lots of quality-of-life improvements.The Last Campfire tells the story of Ember, who’s lost his way in the game’s world. As you explore the world, there will be other lost…

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Check out some Hot Wheels Unleashed action in this new trailer

By Stephany Nunneley 10 April 2021 14:49 GMT Milestone and Mattel have released a new gameplay video for Hot Wheels Unleashed.A look at the fast-paced arcade racing game Hot Wheels Unleashed is shown off in the video below.The game features all sorts of drifting, boosting, and jumping and in the video, you get a look at the Garage environment, a first look at the challenges, and get a glimpse at the numerous surprises like the special track pieces.Watch on YouTubeAnd in the video, you get a look at the first six vehicles available on day one. The first six revealed…

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Outriders players are being offered an appreciation package for launch woes

Due to some problems with Outriders at launch, People Can Fly is handing out an appreciation package to make up for any issues you may have faced.According to the developer, there were some issues with connectivity over the launch weekend of Outriders (thanks, Massively OP).People Can Fly said the issue stemmed from the externally hosted database seeing issues that only appeared at extreme loads.“After working on Outriders for more than five years, we were as disappointed as you that the launch weekend did not go as planned,” said People Can Fly. “We ran into connectivity issues, [but] our team worked…

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The Last of Us remake for PS5 is reportedly in the works at Sony

By Stephany Nunneley 9 April 2021 17:21 GMT Sony has a remake of The Last of Us in the works for PS5, according to a report. The Bloomberg report states Visual Arts Service Group was working on The Last of Us remake, and that work began around 2018. According to Bloomberg, the project was eventually handed over to Naughty Dog.Watch on YouTubeAccording, to the report, Michael Mumbauer’s group almost made an Uncharted remake instead, but the idea was canned when Sony realized it would be too expensive to make, especially with added design work. Instead, the team started work on…

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Hitman 3 April roadmap reveals new Escalation and two Elusive Targets

The Season of Greed has arrived with free content for Hitman 3 owners every week, and coming soon, are two new Elusive Targets. Hitman 3 will be following a seasonal approach throughout 2021 to support the Seven Deadly Sins DLC. You can have a look at what to expect with the upcoming season in the video below. Watch on YouTubeThe Seven Deadly Sins DLC, Act 1: Greed is currently live, and has players venturing to Dubai to indulge in a three-stage Escalation: The Greed Enumeration.There is also the Seasonal Event going on right now. Called the Berlin Egg Hunt, the…

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Ghost Recon Breakpoint 2021 roadmap includes an improved AI teammate experience

By Stephany Nunneley 9 April 2021 15:29 GMT Ubisoft has revealed its 2021 content roadmap for Ghost Recon Breakpoint, which includes two major title updates free for all players.The two major title updates for Ghost Recon Breakpoint will feature new gameplay elements including customization, progression, and more.Title Update 4.0.0, coming to players this spring, will focus on improving the player experience with AI teammates, including a new progression system, added customization, and more features requested by the community.Watch on YouTubeThe Teammate Experience Update is focused on improving your experience with the AI squad, while also adding some community-requested features. You…

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Sony Bend reportedly moved off Days Gone 2 to work on new Uncharted

By Stephany Nunneley 9 April 2021 14:57 GMT Sony Bend, the developers of Days Gone, at one time pitched a sequel to Sony, but due to mixed critical reception, the project never came to fruition.Despite the original title selling well, the development process was long, and due to the aforementioned critical reception, a sequel wasn’t a viable option for Sony.So, instead of Days Gone 2, according to a Blomberg report, the studio was tasked with working on a new Uncharted title.Watch on YouTubeSony assigned a group from the studio to develop the new Uncharted game supervised by Naughty Dog. A…

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EA’s ‘Dynamic Difficulty’ system wants to predict your behaviour, keep you playing for longer

Electronic Arts has patented a dynamic difficulty system that can predict and respond to a player’s mood, and appears directed towards making your gaming sessions longer.The patent was filed in October 2020 (thanks GameSpot) and was made available for the public to see towards the end of March 2021. EA itself is calling the tech ‘Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment’ and its application in-game certainly sounds like interesting.As per the patent, the system has been built to “perform automatic granular difficulty adjustment” in such a way that difficulty spikes and dips would be “undetectable by a user.”The goal of the system, it seems, is for EA to…

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Cinematic survival shooter Abandoned coming to PS5 later this year

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 8 April 2021 08:58 GMT Blue Box Game Studios has announced that its first-person survival shooter, Abandoned,  will be landing on the PlayStation 5 later this year.In a new post over on the PlayStation Blog, the Dutch developer explains the premise of the photo-realistic game and outlines what players can expect from the “cinematic, first-person horror survival shooter set in a highly detailed open world environment” that runs at 60fps in 4K.“The story is centred around Jason Longfield, who wakes up in a strange forest,” writes Hasan Kahraman, game director at Blue Box Game Studios. “Abandoned and not…

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Edge of Eternity leaves Early Access this June, coming to consoles and Game Pass in Q4

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 7 April 2021 20:20 GMT Developer Midgard Studio and publisher Dear Villagers today announced that, after two years in Steam Early Access, JRPG Edge o Eternity will release on PC on June 8.Edge of Eternity will be released with a large launch update that adds 20 hours of additional gameplay and brings the game’s story to an end.To celebrate the announcement the game will be available at a discount on Steam until April 13 and will be 33% off.The game was also announced for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S today. It’ll arrive on the new-gen…

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Crysis Remastered will now play at up to 60 fps on PS5, Xbox Series X/S

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 7 April 2021 16:21 GMT Crytek has released the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S update for Crysis Remastered.The Crysis Remastered update for new-gen consoles will now play at up to 60 fps.Here’s the rundown:PlayStation 5 Performance mode – 1080p – 60 fps Quality mode – 1800p – 60 fps RayTracing – 1440p – 60 fps Xbox Series X Performance mode – 1080p – 60 fps Quality mode – 2160p – 60 fps RayTracing – 1440p – 60 fps Xbox Serries S Performance mode – 1080p – 60 fps Quality mode – 2160p – 30 fps RayTracing…

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Death Stranding on PC was a big hit for its publisher

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 7 April 2021 15:53 GMT Death Stranding has done rather well for publisher 505 Games.Death Stranding was 505 Games’ biggest hit during 2020, and this is with the game only available on PC through the publisher.The game generated €23 million ($27 million) between its July release and by the end of 2020 (thanks, resetera). And then there was Control. For the year ending December 31, 2020, the game generated €16 million ($19 million). However, the year prior, it generated around €24 million ($28.5 million) from its August release in 2019 to that December. Other best-sellers for…