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In Japan, a Dispute Filled With Accusations of Sexual Harassment and Bad Business Practices Boils Over

Allegations against Dangen Entertainment and its CEO are coming to light after a falling out between the company and some of its dev partners.

M2 Designer Says Implementing Easy Game Modes is Important For Bringing in New Players

Bullet hells can be a little less punishing for some players.

The Hectic Shipment Map Returns to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Coming as part of the "biggest content drop" in the history of Call of Duty.

You'll Need to Upgrade Your Translator in Cyberpunk 2077 to Understand Different Languages

You'll need to find new augments to understand new languages.

Destiny 2's Solar Subclasses Are Getting Some Major Reworks

The changes will be introduced next season.

The Game Awards 2019 Nominations: Control and Death Stranding Among Top Nominees

And Smash Bros. gets some belated acknowledgement.

Half-Life is Back

And it's a VR game.

Xbox Game Studios Head Says Game Pass is Solving Monetization Woes

"It allows our game creators to do what they do best, which is make a game."

Report: BioWare Wants Anthem to be Its Own A Realm Reborn

Anthem ain't dead just yet.

Ubisoft is Working On a "More Radical and Immersive" Ghost Recon Breakpoint

Breakpoint's developers promise that they're working on changes in response to fan feedback.

Payday 2 Resumes Development, Scraps Forever-Free DLC Amid Starbreeze Woes

"To get it out of the door immediately; yes, I know we’re breaking a promise."

Ubisoft's Yves Guillemot Addresses Myriad of Concerns Over Breakpoint's Lackluster Launch

"While the change of formula has been very well received by some players [...] it has also been strongly rejected by a significant portion of the community."

Bungie Says Destiny 2's New Armor System Will Be Less Confusing, More Flexible After Future Updates

Bungie's revamped approach to armor customization is going to get a bit more flexible and easier to navigate.

Surprise! A Big Patch for Fortnite Chapter 2 is Live [Update]

Fortnite Chapter 2 is now live.

Some Ghost Recon Breakpoint Microtransactions Pulled After Being Posted in "Error," According to Ubisoft

Ubisoft addresses the time savers and microtransactions in Ghost Recon Breakpoint.

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Open Beta Highlights a Battle Pass and Other Microtransactions

You knew Breakpoint was getting microtransactions, and this is how they're implemented.

Naughty Dog Wants to Ensure The Last of Us Part 2 Runs Well on Vanilla PS4

Naughty Dog tells us how it's trying to avoid the performance disparity plaguing some triple-A games on vanilla PS4s.

Launch of the Ghost Recon Breakpoint Open Beta Delayed [Update: It's Live]

Ubisoft needs a little more time to prepare.

Project xCloud, Microsoft's Game Streaming Service, Goes Into Public Preview Next Month

Microsoft will let players in to test out xCloud in the real world.

Apex Legends Is Teasing a Reveal In-Game, Coinciding With This Weekend's Tournament

We might get our first details on Season 3 during this $500,000 invitational.

Fortnite Patch Notes 10.30 Introduce the Moisty Palms Rift Zone

Greasy Grove is back, in a way.

Ghost Recon Breakpoint's Loot Mechanics Are Every Bit as Controversial as Expected

The "shlooter" approach isn't going over well.

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Launches in Early Access Today

The plant-based shooter will roll out in sections over the coming month.

The Difference Between Ghost Recon Breakpoint and The Division 2: "We're a Shooter, They're an RPG"

Ghost Recon Breakpoint still wants to emphasize the "shooter" part of being a looter shooter.

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Producer On Emphasizing "Work and Life Balance" Over Crunch

Despite an ambitious content roadmap, Ubisoft executive producer Nouredine Abboud explains how Ubisoft is staying on track.

Borderlands 3's Endgame Brings Back True Vault Hunter Mode

Sounds like there's plenty to do once you've finished the main story of Borderlands 3.

Risk of Rain 2 Is Out on Consoles Today

Available on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

Watch Cyberpunk 2077's New 14 Minute Gameplay Deep Dive Here

The demo we saw behind closed doors back at E3 2019 has now been partially released to the public, with commentary.

Cyberpunk 2077 is Adding a New Dimension to Asset Streaming

CD Projekt producer Richard Borzymowski details a "developer trick."

Fortnite Gets a Borderlands 3 'Mayhem' Crossover Event

And the new patch 10.20 is out right now.

Bungie Says Activision Wasn't a 'Prohibitive Overlord' as it Looks to Destiny 2's Independent Future

The developer says there's no Darkness lingering in this break-up.

Gears 5's Monetization is "Ahead of the Industry," Dev Says

The Coalition was reading the tea leaves.

Gears 5's Campaign Will Bring Back Some Familiar Faces

The boys are back in town.

Gears 5 Has a Crossover With Halo: Reach

And Horde mode is looking a little Overwatch-y.

Superhot and Hotline Miami Heat Up Nintendo Switch Today

Two action bullet ballets make their way to Switch.

Ice-T Revealed as Ornery Stuffed Bear in Borderlands 3

And he gets eaten by an alien T-Rex.

"No Current Plans" for Borderlands 3 DLC Characters, Gearbox Confirms

Four Borderlands 3 DLC packs are planned, but new characters will have to wait.

Timesplitters Co-Creator Joins THQ Nordic for a Franchise Revival and Dead Island 2 Lives

The publisher also acquires Darksiders developer Gunfire Games.

"There is a Benefit for Lying [About Loot Boxes]"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | The industry, academics, and watchdogs weigh in on the loot box debate for the FTC in a week full of big issues.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Won't Be Going Too Crazy With Colorful Cosmetics, Say Devs

Don't expect neon colored gun skins in this Call of Duty.

"The Audience Is Absolutely Ruthless... They Don't Care How Many People Died Making the Product"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Everything feeds into everything else. It's all connected, man.

Chaos Reigns In Splatoon 2's Final Splatfest

But the world isn't ending quite yet.

Gears 5 Will Support Mouse and Keyboard on Xbox, If That's Your Jam

This evens things out for crossplay.

Sorry, No Smoking Allowed in Gears 5

Marcus will have to put the cigar out.

Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course Bumped Back To 2020 Alongside New Trailer

You'll need to wait to savor the final sip.

Leaked Apex Legends Season 2 Trailers are all Wattson, Giant Bird Monsters, and Good Times

"This is the least bored I’ve been all day."

Former Blizzard Co-Founder Discusses Some of Blizzard's Biggest Failings, Hints at a Comeback

Mike Morhaime is now free to talk about his time at Blizzard.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Originally Did Have a Campaign and It Was a Co-Op, PvP Mode

Black Ops 4 didn't ditch the campaign mode because of battle royale, it made battle royale because it ditched the campaign.

Xbox's Phil Spencer Says He's Giving Teams The Time They Need To Build Their Games

It's about getting things right, rather than getting things out.

Fortnite Kicks Off 14 Days of Summer With a New LTM Every Day

Enjoy some fun in the sun...indoors with Fortnite.

After a Rough Fiscal 2019, EA Executives Give Up Their Bonuses

After struggling with Anthem and Apex Legends, EA's top execs lose their bonuses.

Gears 5 is Ditching the Season Pass For A Battle Pass

Take a Tour of Duty.

Fortnite v9.30 Patch Notes Introduces the Chug Splash

Yeet the Chug Splash.

Splatoon 2's Final Splatfest Detailed, Private Splatfest Mode Coming in July

The festivals are coming to an end with one last climactic battle.

Vote Here for the USG Best of E3 2019 Community Award!

What did you love most from E3 2019? We want to hear from you!

Gears Tactics Still In Development, Gears of War Producer Confirms

The missing Gears game is still okay.

Borderlands 3 Wants to Give Loot Ninjas Fewer Excuses

Loot stealing is thankfully becoming a thing of the past.

Konami Announces a Surprise TurboGrafx-16 Mini Console, Initial Lineup Includes R-Type

Konami's surprise E3 announcement was for another mini console.

Halo Infinite's E3 2019 Trailer Was All Running in 343's Newest Game Engine

It's actually the opening cinematic to the Halo Infinite campaign.

Microsoft Talks About Desire to Buy Japanese Studio, What Needs to Happen With Game Pass Exclusives

Phil Spencer and Matt Booty are still keeping things about Xbox's future a secret.

A New Panzer Dragoon is Coming To Switch This Winter

The age-old series is getting a new look.

We Still Don't Much About Outriders, People Can Fly's New Shooter

People Can Fly has a dark looking shooter, and that's all we know so far.

The Division Live-Action Movie is Heading to Netflix

Ubisoft will release its upcoming live-action film on the popular streaming platform.

For All You Loners Out There, Ghost Recon Breakpoint Will Let You Have A.I. Companions

Ghost Recon Breakpoint is light on new details, but shows off a lot of fresh footage.

Watch the PC Gaming Show E3 2019 Here at 10 a.m. PT to See Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2

Hardware news, indie games, and some Epic surprises, probably.

Doom Eternal Will Have Two Single-Player DLC in the First Year of Launch

The ride doesn't end after you beat Doom Eternal.

Bethesda E3 2019 Press Conference Recap: Shinji Mikami, Arkane, and Fallout 76 [!?] Shine With New Announcements

Doom Eternal, Elder Scrolls: Blades on Switch, and lots more from the Bethesda press conference.

Deathloop Is The Next Game From the Developers of Dishonored

Arkane Lyon has a new action game on the way.

Project Scarlett, Xbox's Next-Gen Console Will Support 8K Resolution, 120fps, and Launch With Halo in 2020

The next-gen Xbox will be the most powerful Microsoft console yet.

Gears 5 Releases This September, but You'll Be Able to Play It Early

The new Gears will have a multiplayer tech test and early access on Game Pass.

Apex Legends Season 2 Reveal: Wattson, Ranked Mode, Improved Battle Pass Challenges

Respawn is addressing major complaints for Apex Legends Season 2. Will it be enough?

Breaking Down the Cost of Google's $130 Stadia Founder's Edition

Is Stadia worth it? Depends on your personal gaming needs.

Rainbow Six Quarantine Rumored for E3 as Ubisoft's Entire Show Continues to Leak

Ubisoft loses another game to E3 leaks.

Destiny 2: Cross-Save is Coming to All Platforms, Including PS4

Soon you can move your Destiny 2 save file around freely.

Destiny 2 Shadowkeep's First Trailer Shows a Return to the Moon and an Old Friend

We're going to the dark side of the moon.

Borderlands 2 DLC Leading Into Borderlands 3 Leaks on Steam

We'll be getting a good reason to return to Sanctuary before September comes around.

Fortnite V9.20 Patch Notes Include a Portable Storm in a Bottle

Overpowering message in a bottle.

Destiny 2 Cross-Save Leaked, but the Feature Might Not Come to PS4

The feature might finally come to Destiny 2, but there's a catch.

Destiny 2's Shadowkeep Expansion Leaks, Returns to the Moon

The next expansion seemingly leaks ahead of Bungie's livestream.

Starbreeze Hit With Massive Layoffs as It Fights for Long-Term Survival

The Swedish developer will layoff 60 employees by the end of the year.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's Realistic Military Violence Draws Mixed Reactions

How well does Infinity Ward handle the violence in the new Call of Duty?

Bethesda Knew Fallout 76 Was Rough When it Launched

Todd Howard reveals that Fallout 76 had a difficult development.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's Co-Op Mode Has Its Own Separate Story

The co-op mode this year will have a story element this time.

Xbox Will Have 14 First-Party Games at E3 2019. Here's What We Think Some of Them Will Be

We know some of the games already in development.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Won't Have Zombies, Infinity Ward Confirms

This year's Call of Duty is aiming to be as real as possible. So no zombies.

"The Move to Streaming Is Upon Us"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Sony is convinced on-demand gaming is imminent in part because roughly 5% of PS4 owners used Remote Play at least once in the past year.

The Next Call of Duty is Indeed a "Reimagining" of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Our first look at this year's Call of Duty, which is aiming for a more mature audience.

2019's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Runs on a New Engine and Includes Raytracing

Here's some tech jargon on what new to expect from Call of Duty's latest for your Modern Warfare-stuffed morning.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Will Have Cross-Play Across All Platforms and No Season Pass

You can save your money and play with even more friends in this year's Call of Duty.

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