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According to reports, a new PS5 with detachable disk drive is coming

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Insider Gaming claim that a new PS5 can be expected in 2023. There may be a new PS5 on the horizon, if the sources who spoke to Insider Gaming are to be believed. This shiny new PS5 will have a detachable disc drive, allowing you to plug in and play any physical games you’ve got lying around. This PS5 will also apparently abandon the A, B and C chassis that previous iterations have used. It will however have the same…

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Rumoured Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla spin-off Mirage springs an art leak

What looks like promotional material for an unreleased Assassin’s Creed game is being shared online today, starring someone in assassin garb for the first time in seven years. The images show what’s purported to be artwork of something called The Forty Thieves Quest for the rumoured Assassin’s Creed: Mirage, also known by the development name of Rift. Read more

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Russian diplomat and George Galloway fooled by fake media report of streamer WingsOfRedemption falsely billed as ‘first American casualty of the Ukraine crisis’

Update (February 28th 2022): An image of US streamer WingsOfRedemption, aka Jordie Jordan, has once again been used in a tweet from a fake CNN Twitter account, which has this time tricked a Russian diplomat and British politician George Galloway. The fake account @CNNUKR, which has now been banned by Twitter, attempted to fool people into believing it’s a ‘CNN Ukraine’ account. It published a tweet saying Bernie (a false name used next to Jordie’s picture) is an activist who was ‘the first American casualty of the Ukraine crisis’. Continue reading Russian diplomat and George Galloway fooled by fake media…

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League of Legends players may not be able to hide their match history after all: New private profile option ‘not intended’ to hit PBE and may be removed soon – sources

A new feature in League of Legends was added to the public beta environment (PBE) the other day which drew a mixed response from the community. The ‘Make My Profile Private’ option was added to PBE v11.23. When checked, it’d allow players to hide their rank, match history and gameplay stats from other players, though the summoner name, icon and level would remain public. However, Esports News UK understands this was not intended to go live on the PBE server just yet, and sources have said it will be removed soon. Continue reading League of Legends players may not be…

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Hopes for God Of War on PC stoked by leaked Nvidia list

Ever since Sony began releasing PlayStation-exclusive games on PC too, many have been clamouring for more of the big’uns: God Of War, Spider-Man, chuffing Bloodborne for god’s sake please Bloodborne. While Sony are still being coy about which games are coming our way, hopes were raised by a recent leaked list of games pulled from the digital guts of GeForce Now, which included a mention of God Of War for Steam. I wouldn’t get too excited just yet. While Nvidia have confirmed the list itself was real, they say some games on the list were “speculative”. Read more

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Image of controversial streamer WingsOfRedemption circulated as murdered journalist in Afghanistan

Image courtesy of WingsOfRedemption Twitch Amidst the social-media furore around the crisis in Afghanistan, an image of American streamer WingsOfRedemption has this week been circulated as that of a murder victim in Afghanistan. Fake news accounts — copy-catting BBC News, CNN, and MSNBC — circulated the image of WingsOfRedemption, real name Jordie Jordan, on Twitter, stating that he was a journalist killed by Taliban insurgents in Kabul. All three accounts have since been suspended. Continue reading Image of controversial streamer WingsOfRedemption circulated as murdered journalist in Afghanistan

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Netflix is producing a live-action Pokemon series – report

By Dom Peppiatt 26 July 2021 18:33 GMT A new Pokemon live-action series is in early development at Netflix – with Lucifer’s Joe Henderson attached –  a new report from Variety has revealed.It looks like Netflix really is hungry for all the gaming content it can get. Further to shows based on gaming IP like Castlevania, Resident Evil, and The Witcher, Variety reports that the streaming giant is also working on a live-action Pokemon series.“As the project is still in its early days, no details are available about the plot,” says the site, though it does note that Joe Henderson is attached to write…

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Nintendo is working on a Donkey Kong game and animation project – report

Nintendo is apparently planning to bring the Donkey Kong franchise back into the spotlight and will use a new game and animated project to do so.Nintendo insider Zippo and Nintendo Life have both noted that Nintendo is aiming to resurrect the IP in time for its 40th anniversary and give it the same loving treatment Mario got for his 35th anniversary (thanks VGC).“I’ve been told by multiple people that Donkey Kong is the next franchise in line to follow Mario in Nintendo’s push for their game franchises to become multimedia juggernauts,” says Zippo.“Donkey and co. aren’t just getting a new game, they’re getting animation (Before…

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Jatt resigns as Team Liquid coach following the benching of Alphari, who remains on a personal break until June 27th following ‘major health and family issues’

Team Liquid head coach Josh ‘Jatt’ Leesman has departed the organisation following his benching of Welsh top-laner Barney ‘Alphari’ Morris. Team Liquid posted the update on its Twitter page and also ran a press conference stream on the Team Liquid Twitch channel, saying Jatt resigned two days ago. In his place, Kold has been promoted to interim head coach, with H4xDefender working as assistant coach for the team playing in the North American LCS. Continue reading Jatt resigns as Team Liquid coach following the benching of Alphari, who remains on a personal break until June 27th following ‘major health and…

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A Dragon Age 4 alpha file has been uncovered on the PlayStation Store

By Dom Peppiatt 23 June 2021 12:36 GMT A Dragon Age 4 alpha file has been discovered on the PlayStation Store thanks to the efforts of a dataminer combing through Sony’s database.Twitter user PlayStation Game Size – an account usually dedicated to cataloging game updates and file sizes – managed to uncover the mysterious file on the PlayStation Store, and its existence points to something happening at the EA Play Live event that’s cracking off in July (thanks, GamesRadar).The tweet, embedded below, suggests that the store may be updated with something in July – whether that’s some sort of vertical slice demo, a trailer or…

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Does the Starfield trailer tease The Elder Scrolls 6’s setting?

Bethesda announced The Elder Scrolls VI way back at E3 2018, then promptly started saying “Sorry, what, I can’t hear you, gotta go” and leaving whenever anyone raised it again, or making beeping noises with their mouth then saying “Excuse me, I have a phone call”. They did not show TES6 at E3 2021 either, instead focusing on Starfield, but their new sci-fi RPG’s trailer might possibly be hiding a clue to TES6’s setting. You see, tiny marks on one spaceship console do look like a map of High Rock and Hammerfell. Read more

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BattleCat is a Splinter Cell, The Division and Ghost Recon crossover FPS

It looks like a new Ubisoft multiplayer shooter has leaked.BattleCat is said to be a new first-person shooter that combines elements of Splinter Cell, The Division, and Ghost Recon.Twitter user Zer0Bytes published a selection of images showing off the new, unannounced game over the weekend, though Ubisoft has moved quickly and managed to take down the images since.The images appear to show an internal document – seemingly meant for internal use – that describes a game called ‘BattleCat’, a first-person shooter set in the Tom Clancy universe that’s reportedly targeting consoles and PC (thanks, VGC). Bear in mind that may be…

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Shin Megami Tensei 5 coming to Nintendo Switch in November – report

By Dom Peppiatt 6 June 2021 12:27 GMT Shin Megami Tensei 5 release date and gameplay details have leaked, with new information suggesting that the game will be landing on Nintendo Switch later this year.The Japanese website for the Nintendo Switch-exclusive RPG from Atlus apparently listed a November 11 release date for the fifth title in the highly-acclaimed cult franchise, before it was taken down (thanks, PersonaCentral).Shin Megami Tensei 5 was announced back in January 2017, and we’ve heard precious little about the RPG since then. At least we know we’re getting an English translation of the game, though.Watch on YouTubeIf…

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A New Nintendo Switch Pro listing has been spotted on Amazon

By Dom Peppiatt 30 May 2021 17:04 GMT A product listing for the New Nintendo Switch Pro appeared briefly on Amazon Mexico, fuelling rumors that the Japanese platform holder will announce a new hardware model soon.Twitter user Alphabeat replied to popular games Twitter account Wario 64 with a screenshot supposedly taken from Amazon Mexico, showing an empty listing for a console called the New Nintendo Switch Pro (thanks, VGC).The listing has since been removed. Could this simply have been a placeholder page, or did someone over at Amazon Mexico accidentally reveal more than they should have a touch too soon? For…

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It looks like Activision may be working on a new Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater game

By Dom Peppiatt 23 May 2021 19:20 GMT According to CKY drummer Jess Margera, Activision is working on a new Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater following the success of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Remaster.CKY drummer Jess Margera may have spilled the beans about an unannounced Activision project in a new interview. Appearing on the Behind Closed Doors podcast back in April, the drummer (and brother of series mainstay, Bam Margera) noted that the band is working on a new title with the publisher (cheers, VGC).“Now touring is your main income, and you really have to try and get…