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Everwild's Creative Director Has Left Rare

Another upcoming next-gen Xbox project loses its director.

WoW Shadowlands Will Launch Three Days Before Thanksgiving

Blizzard's delayed expansion debut has a new date.

Ubisoft Pushes Far Cry 6 and Rainbow Six Quarantine Into Next Fiscal Year

Two more games are getting pushed back due to COVID complications.

CD Projekt Red Joint CEO Apologizes For Describing Crunch as "Not That Bad"

One CD Projekt Red head has reportedly apologized to its employees for comments made on crunch.

NBA 2K21 Is Bringing MyPlayer to the WNBA

The new mode is a next-gen exclusive, however.

Todd Howard Says He "Grossly Underestimated" the Wider Impact of Bethesda's Acquisition

To Howard, going to Xbox was a natural next step, not a seismic shift in the games industry.

More Final Fantasy 16 Details Revealed, Including the World and Its Leads

Everyone's fighting over the Mothercrystals.

Watch Dogs: Legion Review: The Voice of the People Is Slightly Muted

Stomp around future London as anyone, from an old punk rocker to poor podcaster.

PlayStation Overhauls Its Phone App Ahead of PS5 Launch

The PlayStation App is getting a new look and some new features.

AMD's New 6000 Series Graphics Cards Are Putting Pressure on Nvidia

It looked like Nvidia was pulling far ahead with GPUs. Now, it might be neck-and-neck.

Apex Legends Season 7 Features a Floating City and the Battle Royale's First Vehicle

A new map and a new way to get around are coming to the Apex Games.

Halo Infinite's Creative Director Has Left the Project

Chris Lee is the second director to leave Halo Infinite's development over the last two years.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity's First Chapter Is Available Now in an eShop Demo

Transfer your save when the full game comes out! You can't lose, hero.

Romantic RPG Haven Will Launch This December

Set a date for this couple's journey into the unknown.

Bugsnax Will Be Free on PS5 at Launch Through PS Plus

If Astro's Playroom isn't up your alley, how about a trip to Snaktooth Island?

No More Heroes 1 and 2 Are Out Now for Nintendo Switch

Travis Touchdown is really making himself at home on Nintendo's latest device.

Hitman 3 and Control Are Coming to Switch Via the Cloud

Cloud gaming is rolling out on more Switches.

No Man's Sky Is Getting a Free, Hefty Upgrade for Next-Gen Consoles

Better visuals, higher resolutions, and bigger multiplayer sessions are coming at launch.

Bravely Default 2 Has Been Delayed to 2021

The next Default will take a little longer.

Tetris Effect: Connected Brings Some Competitive Edge Back to the Chillest Tetris

Enhance and Resonair are expanding upon Tetris Effect with new co-op and competitive modes, but the biggest draw might end up being a 1989 throwback.

Xbox Series X Initial Impressions: A Dramatic Entrance for an Understated Console

Here's everything you'll find in the box when the Xbox Series X arrives in a couple weeks.

Baldur's Gate 3's Most Romanced Companion in Early Access Is, Somehow, Gale

A stunning upset for the Shadowheart crowd.

Trails of Cold Steel 4 Is Out Today, But Don't Start Your Journey With It

The Trails of Cold Steel series is one huge saga, not necessarily four separate stories.

Cyberpunk 2077 Is Delayed Again to December

CD Projekt Red is pushing the date on Cyberpunk back yet again.

Netflix Is Working on a Live-Action Assassin's Creed Series

Nothing is true, everything is permitted.

Both Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 Hit Next-Gen This December

Next-gen sports will arrive a little after launch.

PlayStation 5 Initial Impressions: A Huge, Weird Art Mural of a Console

Sony's hefty monolith is finally here.

Starting Screen | Facebook Just Can't Resist Meddling With Oculus

If Facebook wants to become a serious gaming fixture, the least it could do is not squander its VR credibility.

The Top 25 PlayStation 2 Games of All Time

Celebrating 20 years with 25 of the PS2's best games.

Grounded's Next Update Adds an Intimidating Koi Fish to the Pond

Also, underwater spiders. Spiders that can swim. Water spiders.

Obsidian's Grounded Will Be "Next-Gen Ready" For Xbox Series X and S

The tiny odyssey will be ready for the big new consoles.

Sony Delays PS5 Launch Title Destruction AllStars to February

On top of the delay, it'll also be launching as a free title through PlayStation Plus.

Here's What the Xbox Series X and S User Experience Looks Like

A new video shows what it'll look like when you boot up a next-gen Xbox.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Is Heading to iOS and Android

Hopefully it'll run better at launch than the Switch version did.

Facebook Is the Latest Tech Company to Join the Cloud Gaming Fray

Its focus is a little different compared to most, though.

Axe of the Blood God: The Xbox One's Difficult Generation

Kat and Nadia assess the Xbox One's RPG legacy while sharing their thoughts on Pokemon's Crown Tundra DLC.

What Classic Japanese Game Do You Still Want to Get an Official English Localization?

Many have come over, yet some remain overseas.

Hearthstone Is Playing the Hits As It Revamps the Way Players Earn Their Cards

Blizzard wants to make free progression less inscrutable and intimidating.

Crown Tundra's Dynamax Adventures Is Teaching Me to Love Loser Pokemon

You're guaranteed to make new Poke-friends in Sword and Shield's Crown Tundra DLC. (Still, stay away from Stunfisk.)

Publishers Are Embracing Games as a Disservice

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Take-Two offered an ugly peek at the future with NBA 2K21.

Gears 5's Next-Gen Update Will Let You Swap John DiMaggio's Marcus For Dave Bautista

This is cool for Bautista but… maybe a bit weird for long-time Gears actor DiMaggio?

Ghost of Tsushima: Legends Makes Live Service Launches Look Easy

The free update is pretty damn good from a company that doesn't do a ton of multiplater.

Xbox Game Pass Streaming Sticks Are a Possibility, Phil Spencer Says

Spencer says he thinks we're "going to see lower priced hardware" in the Xbox ecosystem in the future.

Apex Legends Heads to Steam Next Month, Switch Version Delayed to 2021

The start of Season 7 will mark Apex's Steam debut.

Nightdive's Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition Won't Be Coming in 2020 After All

Updating Westwood's 1997 classic is a bit harder than expected without the source code.

Google Backs Away From Stadia Dev's Tweets About Streamers Paying Publishers

The tweets' sentiments "do not reflect those of Stadia, YouTube, or Google."

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Almost Justifies the Augmented Reality Rat Race

Nintendo's experiments with AR and Toys-to-Life games don't pay off in full here, but there's still some fun to be had.

Fire Emblem's Limited Time Launch Is Part of a Worrying Trend For Nintendo

After the success of 3D All-Stars, this new trend is starting to feel uneasy.

Xbox Denies That Fan Harassment Factored Into the Firing of a Brazilian Host

Former video host Isadora Basile says she thinks the abuse made her "too much of a problem" for Microsoft to handle.

Unlike Arby's, Minecraft's Steve No Longer Has the Meat

Inside: More jokes about Steve's reproductive organ in the context of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Immortals Fenyx Rising Just Wants To Be an Enjoyable Romp Through Greek Mythology

Sometimes, you don't need to aim to shatter convention or establish a new genre.

The First Fire Emblem Is Coming to Nintendo Switch This December

Shadow Dragon, in its original form, but only for a limited time.

PS5 Will Support Netflix, Disney+, Twitch, and More on Day One [Update]

Sony's initial slate of supported entertainment apps has one big addition, Apple TV.

Kojima Productions Is Hiring For Its Next Project

Sounds like things are getting underway at Kojima's studio.

NHL 21 Review: This Year's Entry Struggles to Light the Lamp

EA's hockey sim includes a long-awaited update to a classic mode, but legacy issues drag it down to the ice.

The Outer Worlds Just Got Much-Needed Optimizations and Visual Upgrades on Switch

It might not be a total overhaul, but it's a spit-shine at the very least.

Pokemon Sword and Shield is Getting the Hang of DLC Based on Early Crown Tundra Impressions

So long "complete" editions of Pokemon games, you will not be missed.

Darkest Dungeon 2 Heads Into Early Access Next Year

Looks like 2021 will also hold plenty of horrors.

Devolver Digital Acquires Serious Sam Makers Croteam

A press release jokes that it could also be the other way around, but let's keep this publisher/developer relationship simple.

Ubisoft Merges Uplay and Ubisoft Club Into One Cross-Progression Platform

Connect will bridge the gap between consoles and generations.

Fortnite Has a New, Gigantic PC Patch That Should Ultimately Reduce Its Install Size

To avoid a Modern Warfare problem, Fortnite's new update is like ripping off a band-aid.

AOC's Among Us Twitch Stream Pulls In Over 400,000 Viewers

Her Twitch channel's debut was a pretty big one.

NBA 2K21's Unskippable Pre-Game Ads Were a Mistake, 2K Says

It doesn't sound like ads are necessarily going away, but 2K promises the issue "will be fixed in future episodes."

WoW Lives at the Endgame, FF14 Lives in the Journey

Blizzard and Square Enix take two different paths on the same road.

Baldur's Gate 3 Players Keep Finding New, Inventive Uses For Gravity

Pushing the limits of Baldur's Gate 3's physics never gets old.

Apex Legends Is Sneaking Wallrunning Into Its New Halloween Mode

Titanfall mechanics... intensifying...

A 64-Player Pac-Man Battle Royale Is Launching Exclusively on Stadia

There's a free demo out now if you're down to try out Google's streaming service.

Frost Giant Studios Is Another New Team Formed by Ex-Blizzard Employees

The founders of Frost Giant hope to make an RTS that'll resonate with a wide audience.

Luigi is Real in Super Mario Bros. 35

Play as Luigi in Super Mario Bros. 35. (Or wear his skin, whatever.)

Assassin's Creed Valhalla's DLC Roadmap Includes Trips to Ireland and France

Valhalla's Vikings set their sights on two new lands for future expansions.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Is Getting a Bunch of Xbox Series X Enhancements

120 FPS modes and 4K on Series X are coming soon.

Bloodlines 2 Senior Narrative Designer Has Left the Project, Paradox Confirms

Cara Ellison has left the project and the studio behind it.

The Curious Case of Whether You Can Play PT on the PS5

The situation surrounding PT's next-gen hopes is, suitably, murky.

Evil Genius 2 is the Original's Blueprint Pulled Into the Modern Age

Sixteen years later, Rebellion is focusing on getting Evil Genius right.

We've Already Forgotten What Real Console Wars Looked Like

In the olden days, game companies would sooner shank each other than put exclusives on each other's consoles.

Blaseball Is Taking an Extended Break, Following the Defeat of Its Peanut God

Legume deicide is hard work, you know.

Fallout: New Vegas Is 10 Years Old Today, and It's Looking Great in This Fallout 4 Mod

The Mojave has never looked better. Well, besides before the war.

Where Cards Fall Making the Leap From Apple Arcade to PC and Switch in 2021

The Blaseball team's house-of-cards adventure is coming to new platforms.

The Pikmin 3 Deluxe Demo Has a "Hidden" Boss, Speedrunner Discovers

There's a bit more of Pikmin 3 in that demo than intended, it seems.

Sony Says It Will Optimize the PlayStation 5's Fan With Online Updates

Some patches might tweak how fast the fans run in certain situations.

Axe of the Blood God: A Closer Look at Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Plus, we let our imaginations run wild in this week's episode of the RPG podcast.

Rainbow Six Siege Is Coming to Xbox Game Pass for Consoles and Streaming

Ubisoft's popular multiplayer shooter could potentially be a big get for streaming.

NBA 2K21 Draws Ire For Unskippable Loading Screen Ads

A month after release, some ads find their way into NBA 2K.

Amnesia: Rebirth Review: A Different Kind of Horror

Terror and catharsis intermingle in this superb sequel to a horror classic.

Avengers Proves That Roadmaps Don't Always Survive Contact With Reality

A roadmap isn't much more than a promise a studio hopes to keep.

What's Your Favorite Console Boot-Up Sequence?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | From GameCube to Game Boy, we're admiring all the ways our games start.

Double Fine's LucasArts Remasters Are All Coming to Game Pass Soon

The Grim Fandango, Full Throttle, and Day of the Tentacle remasters will all arrive on Xbox in a few weeks.

Microsoft Wants to Keep GameStop Around a Little Longer

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | A new deal raises big questions about the present console generation and the future of gaming retail.

A New Lego Miles Morales Giveaway Requires You to Finish Spider-Man on PS4

Play Peter's game (not the remaster), and maybe you can nab a tiny Miles.

Xbox's Phil Spencer Says Microsoft's Current Nintendo Switch Approach "Doesn't Feel Sustainable"

Microsoft would want the whole ecosystem to move over, not just games on a case-by-case basis.

Analogue Duo is a Brand-New Retro Console That Will Play Every TurboGrafx-16 Game in 1080p

The Analogue Duo will run "nearly every" NEC format, but the Pocket will get in on some TurboGrafx/PC Engine fun too.

Marvel's Avengers' Next-Gen Version Delayed Into 2021

You can still play on your new console with backward compatibility, though.

Sony Announces PlayStation Store Changes That'll Make it Harder to Get PSP, Vita, and PS3 Games

Listings for those older platforms will vanish from Sony's desktop and mobile storefronts.

NPD: Marvel's Avengers and Mario 3D All-Stars Top September's Best Sellers List

Yup, a game with player retention issues and a widely criticized collection both did quite well.

Valve Is Aiming For a New Hero in Dota 2 By End of November

The publisher asserts more heroes are coming, and at a more regular cadence.

StarCraft 2 Is Going Into Support Mode, As Blizzard Looks Ahead to Future of Franchise

The end of an era, for one of the last of its titans.

Mass Effect Trilogy Remaster Surfaces Once Again On Ratings Board

Please blink twice if this is actually happening.

Voice Actor Logan Cunningham's Supergiant Reel Is Seriously Impressive

Supergiant Games' Logan Cunningham shows off his pipes.

Lucifer Within Us Turns Solving Mysteries Into a Timeline

The devil's in the details.

Sega Says It Didn't Mean to "Dredge Up Painful Memories" With Golden Axe Prototype

The publisher responds to one developer, surprised to see a reportedly crunch-ridden project brought back to life.

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