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Obsidian's Small-Scale Survival Game Grounded Hits Early Access in July

An itsy-bitsy survival game from Obsidian arrives this summer.

Borderlands 3 Is Letting You Solve In-Game Puzzles to Help Real-Life Scientists

Support a good cause, and get some loot in the process.

Respawn Explains Why Apex Legends Isn't Likely to Get Solos

A trial run last year produced "unhealthy data" in terms of keeping new players engaged.

Microsoft Is Transitioning to Digital-First For Its Events Through July 2021

Due to COVID-19, the focus is shifting to online presence.

Leaked No Man's Sky Trailer Reveals Brand New Mech Suits

Hello Games' latest addition says "hello" a bit too early.

New Inside Xbox Set For Tomorrow, But Don't Expect Any Series X News

Tuesday's show is set to feature news about Gears Tactics, Grounded, and more.

Sales Are up for Now, but the Pandemic Is Still Hurting Games

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Console sales and engagement numbers have been up, but nobody's happy about COVID-19.

ID@Xbox's 6-Part Showcase Spotlights Indies That Would've Been at GDC 2020

It's sort of like a bunch of tiny Nintendo Indie World videos all released at once.

In Apex Legends, Duos and Map Rotations Are Here to Stay

Along with a lore dump and a limited time event, Apex gets more ways to play next week.

Sea of Thieves Will Make Its Way to Steam Soon

It's a pirate's life for Steam.

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Reflects on Fable Legends and Scalebound's Cancellations

"I did some learning around Fable Legends and Scalebound."

USG Notebook: One of 2020's Hottest Games Might Be Super Mario 64?

Super Mario 3D World, Galaxy, Sunshine, and 64 are getting everyone's attention.

Bethesda Won't Be Hosting a Digital Showcase This June

Other companies will have online events in June to replace their E3 plans; Bethesda won't.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered Isn't Being Sold for PS4 in Russia

There's been no explicit reason given, but the infamous "No Russian" mission is the likely cause.

Minecraft Dungeons Officially Delayed After Studio Goes Remote Amid Pandemic

It's been pushed back, though not by much.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered Is Out on PS4, With Other Platforms to Follow

It's real, and it's available right now for some.

Wasteland 3 Delayed Due to "Logistical Challenges" of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Instead of releasing in May, inXile's RPG is now slated for August.

Dead or Alive 6 Gets Its Final Update Next Month

One last pack of costumes for the road.

The Outer Worlds Gets a New Nintendo Switch Release Date After Delay

You'll be able to take Halcyon on the go this June.

A Full Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered Playthrough Leaks on YouTube

And it still hasn't been officially announced.

Untitled Goose Game's Delightful Soundtrack Is Now Available to Stream

Dan Golding's goose-y Debussy interpretations have been released by a real classical music label.

A Trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered Has Leaked

It looks like the remaster's release is imminent.

Nier Replicant Remaster Announced, Bringing a Forgotten Classic to Modern Consoles

Square Enix is going back to Nier's roots.

Cyberpunk 2077 Devs Would Carry Preview Builds on a PC Locked in a Briefcase for Business Demos

Do they also handcuff the briefcase to the carrier?

It's Not Game Over for GameStop Just Yet

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Reports of the retailer's imminent demise have been mildly exaggerated.

Shantae and the Seven Sirens Is a Timed Apple Arcade Exclusive That's Fully Out Today

Shantae's latest is exclusive to Apple for a spell, with console release in May.

Head of Xbox Game Studios Talks "Unique Challenges" Posed to Devs During Pandemic

In a new statement, Matt Booty reiterates on Microsoft's commitment to supporting studios as they adjust to working from home.

Bleeding Edge's Devs Are Working to Unlock the PC Frame Rate

Among other issues that Ninja Theory is focusing on.

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Lets You Hang Out With Sam Fisher in Today's Big Overhaul

"Watch your back, guys—it looks like we might have a hostile. His name might be... Fisher!"

Modders Have Already Put Thomas the Tank Engine in Resident Evil 3's Demo

Thomas is back, Jill has new outfits, and it isn't even April yet.

Sea of Thieves Gets a Bleeding Edge Crossover Event Next Week

Earn cosmetics from Ninja Theory's new game.

Customize Your Weapon's Appearance in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne's Latest Update

Layered Weapons arrive in today's patch.

Battle.net Is Getting Slammed by Denial of Service Attacks Right Now

It's impacting everything from World of Warcraft to Call of Duty: Warzone.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remaster Resurfaces at Another Ratings Board Site

We first caught wind of a Modern Warfare 2 rerelease via a supposed leak, and now South Korea may have spilled the beans, too.

GameStop Says Its Stores Should Stay Open Because They're "Essential Retail"

Despite the pandemic and pressure from authorities, GameStop wants to stay open.

Rainbow Six Siege Will Let PS5 and Xbox Series X Players Play With Previous Gen Players

Siege is keeping the generations connected.

Toilet Paper Prices in Fallout 76 Are Inexplicably Through the Roof

20,000 Bottle Caps sound reasonable?

Echo Is Finally Joining the Overwatch Roster [Update]

The flying blue A.I. arrives.

GameStop Is Selling Doom Eternal a Day Early to Cut Down on Big Crowds

Animal Crossing fans will still need to wait until tomorrow.

Gears 5 Fans Think They've Spotted Unannounced Story DLC

New footage comes from Microsoft Game Stack.

New Resident Evil 3 Remake Timeline Shows Carlos' Story Starts Before Jill's

Pinpointing the date the nightmare begins for both characters.

Call of Duty: Warzone’s Latest Patch Gives Solo Players Their Own Mode

Alright, self-proclaimed lone wolves—time to test your mettle.

Report: GameStop Cancels Midnight Release Events "Until Further Notice"

One of the retailer's major draws is going away during the coronavirus crisis.

The Last Campfire, A Small Scale Adventure by Hello Games, Is Out This Summer

The studio behind No Man's Sky has a new game, and it's coming to most platforms.

Minecraft Dungeons Devs Suggest Game May Be Delayed

Mojang is now "re-evaluating [its] timeline" as employees transition to work from home in response to the coronavirus.

Fortnite Has Helicopters Now

You can find Choppas on helicopter pads around the map.

Bleeding Edge Beta Progress Carries Over to the Final Game, Ninja Theory Confirms

All XP earned carries over to the final game.

Steam Concurrents Sets Record Amid Coronavirus Quarantine While PSN and Xbox Live Hit With Server Issues

Steam just crossed 20 million concurrent users for the first time ever, a record that'll likely be smashed again soon.

Halo 2: Anniversary May Begin PC Testing as Early as Late March

Hot on the heels of the fresh new port of the first Halo, 2004's sequel is headed to PC soon.

Xbox Series X is Bringing Back the Disc-Shaped D-Pad, but Microsoft Says This Time It'll Work

It isn't swappable, but hopefully it'll strike the right balance between plus and dish.

Resident Evil 3 Remake Gets a Demo Later This Week

An open beta for Resident Evil Resistance will start closer to the game's release.

Fast & Furious Game's Release Date "Uncertain" In Wake of Fast 9's Delay

Following the upcoming film's not-so-fast delay, Fast & Furious Crossroads' release date is now a little nebulous.

What Naughty Dog and Other Studios With Crunch Culture Have in Common

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Naughty Dog's The Last of Us Part 2 struggles highlight some common patterns in how studios foster crunch.

Phoenix Suns Will Keep The NBA Season Alive Inside NBA 2K

The real-life basketball team will play some virtual hoops.

The NBA’s Suspension Due to COVID-19 is Having an Adverse Effect on NBA 2K20 [Update]

Users are having trouble simulating a league that isn't playing.

The Writer Who Helped Shape Overwatch's Lore is Leaving Blizzard

One of the shapers of Overwatch lore is leaving the building.

NBA Star Learns of League Cancelation While Streaming Call of Duty's New Warzone

Devin Booker was in for quite the shock on Twitch.

Report: Rocksteady's New Game, Batman, and Harry Potter Were Set to Be at E3 2020

Warner Bros. Games hasn't hosted an E3 press conference before, and now it can't in 2020.

Xbox Is Planning a Digital Event Following E3 2020’s Cancellation

Microsoft's news will arrive digitally this year.

Super Mega Baseball 3 Is Back to Demolish More Pitchers This April

Plus an "unlimited" demo is on the way.

New Halo Novel Will Be the First Major Story Beat Between Halo 5 and Infinite

Shadows of Reach sees the Blue Team returning to find a secret that may help in the war against the Created.

Why Fans are Pleased With Call of Duty: Warzone's Lack of Skill-Based Matchmaking

The inclusion of skill-based matchmaking in other battle royales has attracted a lot of heat.

Call of Duty: Warzone Requires Xbox Live Gold, but Doesn’t Need PlayStation Plus

Activision confirms that its new battle royale is just a bit more free-to-play on PS4 and PC.

Resident Evil 3 Comes to Capcom Cafe in Japan This Month

Nemesis gets a cute glow-up.

Call of Duty: Warzone, Modern Warfare's New Free-To-Play, Standalone Battle Royale, Is Out Tomorrow

Warzone will be free for everyone, and it has a bonus mode in addition to battle royale as well.

Phantasy Star Online 2's North American Open Beta Starts Next Week

First on Xbox One, then perhaps on PC?

Cyberpunk 2077's Reversible Cover Features a New Protagonist Design

Admit it, the first thing you're doing when you get 2077 is flipping the cover around.

Call of Duty: Warzone Battle Royale Gameplay Leaks Early

The free-to-play, battle royale game emerges.

This Map For Apex Legends' New Static Loot Mode Provides Some Insight Into Game's Balance

Want to know where the real hot-spots are? The community has you covered.

Apex Legends Orchestrated Forge's Leak to Misdirect Dataminers

Respawn confirms it purposefully leaked fake details to throw them off.

Resident Evil 3's Nemesis Cannot Break Into Safe Rooms [Update]

Capcom clarifies the big guy's privacy settings.

Ghost Recon Breakpoint's Anticipated Immersive Mode Finally Arrives Later This Month

There'll also be more to come later, at the cost of Breakpoint's second raid.

Apex Legends Fixes Its Muzzle Flash Problem

It's been a bigger issue than you might think.

DuckTales Remastered Is Back After Its Unexplained Removal From Digital Storefronts

It was delisted back in August, but you can't keep Scrooge McDuck down—he bounces too much.

Halo's PC Remaster Gets a Surprise Drop on an Important Day in the Series' Canon

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is the second in the series to reach the Master Chief Collection on PC.

Everyone Is Trying to Figure out Why a FIFA Pro Match Was Determined by Rock, Paper, Scissors—Including EA

The FIFA esports arm promises it's reviewing the situation and trying to prevent similar episodes in the future.

Destiny 2's Season of the Worthy Launches Next Week With New PvE Activities

We're saving the Last City... again.

Bloodstained Won’t Be Getting a Roguelike Mode After All

Instead, you'll be able to Randomize your playthrough.

Supply Llamas Are Back in Fortnite Battle Royale

We couldn't blame you for not noticing their absence in the first place.

Nier Automata Devs Will Celebrate The Series' Tenth Anniversary... Somehow

Yosuke Saito wants to celebrate the anniversary, he's just not sure how.

Australian Think Tank Reports Several Game Companies Benefit From Forced Factory Labor in China

The report says thousands of Uighur Muslims have been forced into working in factories across China that service Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, and others.

Apex Legends’ New Mid-Season Patch Penalizes Grenade Spammers in a Big Way

Respawn is also testing a new item only in a limited-time mode.

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Has a Nostalgic Trailer for Its Impending PC Launch

Maybe its launch is closer than we think.

These Isabelle and Doomslayer Animations Are Adorable

Isabelle firing a shotgun? Yes please.

Bethesda Was “Surprised How Few People Wanted to Take Part in PvP” in Fallout 76

Pete Hines says the team wants to keep building upon the Wastelanders update.

GDC 2020 Has Been Postponed

This year's Game Developers Conference will no longer be held in March due to novel coronavirus concerns.

A Doom Crossover Would Be up to Nintendo, but id Sure Loves Those Animal Crossing Memes

Executive Producer Marty Stratton talks id Software's relationship with Nintendo, the state of Doom Eternal's Switch port, and more at PAX East 2020.

Everything Else That Happened in Gaming While Coronavirus Dominated the Headlines

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | COVID-19 concerns dominated headlines, but they were far from the week's only noteworthy news

Bungie Reverses Course on Artifact Power in Destiny 2's Trials of Osiris

Artifact Power bonuses won't factor into Trials of Osiris when it returns.

Apex Legends' Heirloom Sets Are Getting Overhauled

Respawn is changing the way you earn Heirloom sets.

Microsoft Just Pulled Out of GDC Due to Coronavirus Fears [Update: Epic is Out Too]

Xbox developer joins Sony, EA, and other major devs in canceling events as Covid-19 spreads.

Diablo 4's Most Exciting Change Might Be Rebinding Left-Click

Blizzard's also working on co-op screen hogs.

Bungie Is Getting Rid of Its Paid Loot Boxes in Destiny 2's Next Season

"We want players to know what something costs before they buy it. "

USgamer Is at PAX East 2020! Here's Our Full Schedule of Events!

We're looking forward to seeing you folks again this year.

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