By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 17 September 2020 17:03 GMT Starting today, you can play three games for free with Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Microsoft is offering three games to play for free this weekend with Gold: Sea of Thieves, Hunt: Showdown, and Warhammer: Chaosbane. In Hunt: Showdown, you will not only
By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 16 September 2020 21:21 GMT Warner Bros. announced Hogwarts Legacy for release net year. The game was revealed during Sony’s PS5 SHowcase today. Hogwarts Legacy was announced during Sony’s PS5 Showcase today, and it looks like a very wizardry title. The RPG is coming in 2021 from Avalanche, and that’s about
By Cian Maher, Sunday, 23 August 2020 22:44 GMT Sega is launching a mobile rhythm game starring Hatsune Miku in Japan on September 30. The news comes from Player Powers, where a report on the the game was recently published. It’s called Project Sekai and it’s a rhythm game being developed collaboratively by a variety
By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 18 August 2020 16:40 GMT WB Games Montreal has posted yet another teaser for its possible Batman game. This is the second teaser in as many days for what is presumed to be a new Batman game from the studio. Yesterday’s tease was centered on the word Redacted, which took folks
By Alice Liguori, Wednesday, 12 August 2020 15:00 GMT We sat down (virtually) with Dave Miotke, AKA Sim Guru Ninja to talk about the future of Spark’d, the new game pack leak, the Sims 5, and much much more in this Sims 4 interview. The Sims 4 is six years old, The Sims is over
The most reliable information we’ve got about a release date for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War comes from a literal bag of Doritos. Who would have thought that an inanimate bag of crisps could make such an autonomously cheeky decision? All of those carefully curated marketing schemes, coupled with months of tight-lipped secrecy
By Matt Martin, Tuesday, 21 July 2020 14:13 GMT The Humble Bundle team have scooped up a load of grimdark Warhammer games and are flogging them on the cheap.Paying just £1 gets you Relic’s real-time strategy banger Warhammer 40,000 Dawn of War, 4 player co-op hoot Warhammer: End Times Vermintide, Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team and
Deadly Premonition 2 director Swery65 recently apolgized for the game’s poor representation of trans people, promising to rewrite the scenes in question as soon as possible. Swery65 took to Twitter in order to publicly apologize for Deadly Premonition 2’s poor trans representation. You can read the tweet below. Good morning everyone.I need to tell you
By Matt Martin, Monday, 29 June 2020 15:19 GMT ReedPop, the company that owns VG247 and a bunch of other handsome websites, is looking for help with a survey. It’s a short survey mainly about events; which you attend, whether you’re thinking of attending any next year, if you’re interested in digital events and how
Paradox Interactive has said that anything written by Chris Avellone for Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 has been removed from the game in the wake of recent sexual harassment allegations made against him. This comes from a tweet posted by Gamasutra as a follow-up to an article concerning Avellone’s involvement with Dying Light 2.
Destiny 2: Season of Arrivals brings with it a brand new dungeon that’s quite different from the other to we’ve seen so far. The Nine are heavily involved with the Prophecy dungeon and as such, everything is a bit weird. The recommended Power level for the dungeon is 1040 but I’d suggest not attempting this
Speculation about the mysterious Harry Potter RPG has sprung back to life thanks to a new leak. Things have been very quiet on the Harry Potter RPG front for a while. The game, which has yet to be officially announced, is said to have been in development at Disney Infinity maker Avalanche Software since 2017.
E3 2020 is cancelled. But even without a big show to announce their projects at, gaming’s biggest developers and publishers still have to reveal their lineups somewhere. Here’s when and where you can tune in to see everyone’s surprises across the summer of 2020. For every upcoming game with a release date, take a look
A little over a month after release, Doom Eternal is now up to 25 per cent off on all formats for the next week. The global price cut on the brilliant and brutal FPS was announced by Bethesda this morning. It’s already available on all major digital storefronts, including Steam, PSN and the Microsoft Store.
By Sherif Saed, Thursday, 16 April 2020 12:43 GMT PS4 firmware update 7.50 is now available for all. Firmware update 7.50, which Sony has been beta testing for a little over a month, has today been released for all PS4 owners. Although it did require public testing, the new update doesn’t actually bring any major
One of my biggest annoyances in life has always been the arbitrary nature of fitness goals. Log into any app and the first thing it always asks you is: ‘What do you want to do?’ Lose Weight! Gain Muscle! Tone Up! (whatever that one even means) Why are these the only options? In the whole
What is a soft boy, you might ask? Unlike their fuck boy counterparts, a soft boy usually presents as a non-threatening, friendly dude who rejects most of society’s typically masculine norms. While the majority aren’t seeking anything in return, there’s a special breed of toxic soft boys – basically fuck boys without the good hair
When you think about the games that are pushing current-gen hardware to their very limits, Train Sim World probably isn’t up there at the top of your list. But there’s a lot going on behind the scenes that makes them difficult to run. During a recent interview with Dovetail Games’ CEO Paul Jackson, we spoke
By Matt Martin, Wednesday, 26 February 2020 12:16 GMT The founder of Gamer Network, Rupert Loman, has officially left the company after 20 years.The move comes exactly two years after Gamer Network was acquired by ReedPop, the producer of PAX, New York Comic Con and other worldwide industry events. Loman announced his departure today on
By Emily Gera, Sunday, 23 February 2020 23:01 GMT “Pretending I’m a Superman,” a documentary about Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater game series, will premiere at the Mammoth Film Festival in California next week. As reported by Mic, Pretending I’m a Superman follows the broader skateboarding industry and the perilous place it was in during the
This might seem obvious, but movies really have to be about something. This has often been the hurdle which has caused many video game movies to faceplant. Think back to the terrible Hitman films – they’re about nothing. Neither is the Hitman game franchise, but the difference is genius sandbox levels and intricate play systems
That super rare Nintendo PlayStation Super NES CD-ROM Prototype is up for auction and it can be yours – if you can afford it. Developed in a joint effort by Sony and Nintendo around 1992, it’s said to be the last remaining prototype of the alleged 200 created by the two companies. The others were either
By Alex Donaldson, Monday, 10 February 2020 16:28 GMT Last week saw the launch of AMD’s latest big daddy CPU: the 64-core Threadripper 3990X. This thing is so beefy, it can run Crysis – no GPU required. Before we even get into the weeds of this story, it’s worth pointing out that the Threadripper 3900X
By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 5 February 2020 18:11 GMT It’s time for a Fortnite event. Epic Games said earlier today it would provide details on the first big Fortnite event of the year, and it has: it’s called Love and War. Love and War is a new community-made Search and Destroy LTM. In it, teams
By Kirk McKeand, Monday, 27 January 2020 10:11 GMT Next week we’re heading to the Taipei Game Show along with an estimated 350,000 other attendees. As well as showing off the Chinese versions of some of the biggest upcoming games, there’s going to be playable demos and fresh footage from a select group of titles.
The future is bad. With the release date for Cyberpunk 2077 pushed back to September 2020, now’s the ideal time to consider playing Cyberpunk in its original form: as a tabletop RPG. Drawn from the seedy worlds seen in books such as Phillip K. Dick’s Blade Runner and William Gibson’s Neuromancer, the main setting of
Doom Eternal wouldn’t be the same game without it being delayed, according to executive producer Marty Stratton. Speaking to VG247, Stratton explained that the team at id Software were working long hours in the lead up to the delay, and that pushing Doom Eternal back has let the team get the game up to the
Deep in the thicket of a cursed, gloomy marshland, bubbles rise to the surface of a fetid pool, while a fawn scavenges for something green amongst the dying undergrowth. Without warning, the silence is broken by two thrashing shapes emerging from the water. A Kikimore – a vicious, spider-like mutation – and a sword-twirling Witcher
By James Pickard, Wednesday, 8 January 2020 15:39 GMT This Humble Choice bundle for January is now live, with games such as Two Point Hospital, Shadow of War and Street Fighter 5 all included. If you’ve fallen out of the loop with what Humble has been up to lately, it recently changed its regular Humble
By Kirk McKeand, Monday, 6 January 2020 11:10 GMT We’ve done E3, we’ve done Gamescom, and this year we’re adding another international event to our coverage schedule: The Taipei Game Show. Taipei Game Show 2020 is running from February 6 to 9 in Taiwan’s bustling capital, and boasts a public attendance of over 100,000 video