Games

19 July 2024

Mortal Kombat dev suffers layoffs and closes mobile game

'Mortal Kombat' studio NetherRealm has suffered a round of layoffs and has announced the closure of 'Mortal Kombat: Onslaught'. As the gaming industry continues to struggle, a significant number of developers ...

19 July 2024

FTC slams Xbox Game Pass price hike, labelling a 'degraded product'

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has criticized Microsoft for raising the price of Xbox Game Pass. The tech company recently announced it would be increasing the price of the gaming subscription ...

19 July 2024

Fallout season two is 'ahead of schedule', says Amazon boss

Amazon's head of TV Vernon Sanders has revealed 'Fallout's second season is "ahead of schedule". The series – which adapts the beloved Bethesda role-playing-game franchise – proved to be a smash-hit ...

19 July 2024

Jude Bellingham is the cover star for EA Sports FC 25

Jude Bellingham has been revealed as the cover star for ‘EA Sports FC 25’. The footballing icon, 21, has dazzled fans since his move to Real Madrid and helped get England ...
18 July 2024

The First Descendant studio removes icons similar to ones found in Destiny 2

Nexon has removed icons from ‘The First Descendant’ that players claimed were copied from ones found in ‘Destiny 2’. Players of the looter-shooter title had noticed the game featured some iconography ...

18 July 2024

New Barbie game announced by Mattel and Outright Games

Mattel and Outright Games have announced ‘Barbie Project Friendship’. Created under the guise of the franchise’s TV show writer Ann Austen, the upcoming adventure title - which will be published by ...

17 July 2024

EA Sports unveils eagerly anticipated EA Sports FC 25 – with AI, women’s game and Jude Bellingham

EA Sports has unveiled the eagerly anticipated EA Sports FC 25. A reveal trailer out on Wednesday (17.07.24) confirmed its release date of September, with an array of new features and ...
17 July 2024

Ex-Commons Speaker John Bercow has joined cast of ‘Fallout: London’

Former Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow has joined the cast of ‘Fallout: London’. Despite delays to the game due to Bethesda’s next-gen update, the fan project title is ...
17 July 2024

New update for ‘Baldur's Gate 3’ on horizon

Larian Studios has a new update for ‘Baldur's Gate 3’ on the way. The refresh is scheduled for September and there are more on the horizon. Despite the phenomenal success of the ...

16 July 2024

Disney 'hacked' as details of unreleased video game emerge

A Disney leak has seemingly revealed details about an unreleased Disney game. The Walt Disney company has fell victim to an alleged hacking from a hacktivist group claiming to be "protecting ...

16 July 2024

Is Nintendo Switch getting Rockstar's GTA+ subscription

Nintendo Switch could be getting Rockstar's GTA+ subscription. An eagle-eyed social media user spotted that Rockstar's website listed the Nintendo Switch as one of the platforms its games will be ...

16 July 2024

Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 multiplayer open beta set for week before release

'Call of Duty: Black Ops 6' is getting a multiplayer open beta a week before its release. Players with a Games Pass and others eligible will be able to access the ...

16 July 2024

The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom adds Link and Zelda as playable characters

Both Link and Zelda will reportedly be playable in ‘The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom’. According to the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), the upcoming Nintendo Switch game - which ...

16 July 2024

Baldur’s Gate III devs in Russia evacuated to ensure they didn’t get drafted to fight in Ukraine

‘Baldur’s Gate III’ developers in Russia were relocated to prevent them being drafted into the army to fight in Ukraine. Larian Studios boss Swen Vincke revealed the company was forced into ...

12 July 2024

Ratalaika Games announces comeback of ‘Aero the Acro-Bat’

Ratalaika Games has announced the return of its beloved but often-forgotten platform mascot Aero the Acro-Bat. The quirky circus performer is set to make his re-entry on the Nintendo Switch ...

12 July 2024

International Olympic Committee partners with the Saudi Arabia to host first Olympic Esports Games in 2025

The International Olympic Committee has partnered with the National Olympic Committee of Saudi Arabia to host the inaugural Olympic Esports Games in 2025. It will mark the IOC’s foray into ...

12 July 2024

Sega Saturn set to get new game near 30 years after it launched

The Sega Saturn is set to get a new game near 30 years after it launched – the ‘Parking Garage Rally Circuit’. It comes amid a boom for nostalgia-driven gaming, with 2024 ...

12 July 2024

Fallout: London nears release as dev reveals ‘the end is in sight’

‘Fallout: London’ could be releasing soon after Team FOLON revealed the title is currently awaiting its final quality assurance tests. The highly-anticipated mod for ‘Fallout 4’ - which will let players ...

12 July 2024

Larian Studios head teases next move after Baldur’s Gate III

Larian Studios CEO Swen Vincke has teased the studio’s next move after ‘Baldur’s Gate III’. The company enjoyed plenty of success with the 2023 ‘Game of the Year’, though confirmed it ...

12 July 2024

Cities: Skylines II console launch delayed indefinitely

‘Cities: Skylines II’s console release has been delayed. The building game launched on PC last year, with a release to Xbox and PlayStation planned for October 2024. However, developer Paradox has ...

12 July 2024

Manor Lords publisher bashes calls for ‘endless growth’ on live-service games

‘Manor Lords’ publisher Tim Bender has hit out at the calls for “endless growth” on live-service games. The strategy title - which was developed by Slavic Magic and published by Hooded ...

12 July 2024

Ex-Rockstar dev hints Trevor DLC was shelved in favour of GTA Online

Former Rockstar Games developer Joe Rubino has hinted the 'Grand Theft Auto V' Trevor DLC was dropped in favour of 'Grand Theft Auto Online'. Previously, Steven Ogg – the voice actor ...

12 July 2024

Apex Legends to get two Battle Passes for Season 22

'Apex Legends' will be getting two Battle Passes instead of one for Season 22. The free-to-play shooter – which is developed by Respawn Entertainment – will be ditching its season-long Battle ...

12 July 2024

BioShock developer 'ramping up' for highly-anticipated next game

'BioShock' developer 2K Cloud Chamber is "ramping up" to work on the next game. The beloved first-person-shooter franchise has not received any new instalments since 2013's 'Bioshock Infinite', and now 2K ...