The Overwatch 2 Beta on PC and Console with date for June
The beta will start June 28 on PC and PlayStation consoles, Thursday, 16th, to give more details that allow you to test the new character, Junker Queen. After announcing that the game will be out on October 4, Blizzard confirms that the beta will take place on June 28 and will be playable on PC (via BattleNet), PlayStation, and Xbox.Read full story
Furious after spending over $10,000 on Diablo Immortal and getting nothing.
Streamer Quin69 spent over $10,000 on small purchases of Diablo Immortal to get five-star gems and was furious when he reached that amount and found none. Diablo Immortal, released with a mass success of downloads, more than 10 million earned it the title of the best release of the saga. But also surrounded by controversy due to its micropayment system, this free-to-play has several types of currencies and purchases within the application, a model that many people have considered unfair and have branded as pay-to-win.Read full story
The remake of The Last of Us for PS5 and PC was leaked with everything and the date before the Summer Game Fest
Sony mistakenly revealed the game, its enhancements, and various editions on its page before the event where it was to be announced. During the last months, we have heard various rumors and reports about an alleged remake of The Last of Us for PlayStation 5. Now we know that the project is real and that it will arrive sooner than previously thought on the new generation console and later on PC.Read full story
Diablo Immortal currently has the lowest Blizzard rating on Metacritic
The players of the new free MMORPG launched on June 2 for mobile phones and PCs have punished the title with a score of 0.5/10 on Metacritic for the abusive 'pay to win' micropayments.Read full story
Summer Game Fest 2022 will focus on "already announced games," not so much "megatons".
Geoff Keighley, the organizer of Summer Game Fest, asks us to 'lower our expectations regarding the megatons that we will be able to see at the gala on Thursday, but he anticipates a couple of announcements.Read full story
Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered and Miles Morales Announced for PC.
The acclaimed Insomniac Games game will arrive on PC on August 12 on Steam and the Epic Games Store, including the base game with all its DLC; Miles Morales will arrive in October.Read full story
Bethesda's Indiana Jones may not be Xbox exclusive, says Jez Corden.
Jez Corden, a Windows Central journalist, and regular insider mentioned on the Xbox Two podcast that the title developed by MachineGames could come out on other platforms. Disney announced in January 2021 a renewal of the video game production label based on the Lucasfilm sagas: Lucasfilm Games.Read full story
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor; a darker vision than Fallen Order
The Respawn Entertainment team highlights that the survival message will put Cal Kestis in extreme situations, and he will have to deal with strange characters. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor became official a few days ago. Respawn Entertainment's action-adventure sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will launch in 2023 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and PC with the goal "of creating a deeper and broader Star Wars experience for players." Disney has published an interview with its director, Stig Asmussen, who says that Cal Kestis' journey in Survivor will have a darker and more dangerous tone than its predecessor.Read full story
PlayStation reveals plans: acquisitions, GaaS, and launches on PC and mobile.
Sony has revealed important data about the company's plans, about PlayStation in particular, in a talk to investors and partners. The strategy in the games division is to grow in the coming years, until 2025, with several initiatives that will boost launches on PC and mobile, in addition, to increasing the number of "games as a service" and the expansion of PlayStation Studios, organically, and through acquisitions.Read full story
Sony faces a new class-action lawsuit against the PlayStation work environment.
The new process is more centralized and brings in more members. The former PlayStation employee is suing again parent company Sony for the second time over what the suit describes as "gender-based discrimination and harassment" after similar legal action got dismissed in April.Read full story
PS5 and Xbox Series will receive upgraded reviews in 2023 or 2024.
TV manufacturer TCL Technology points to a PS5 Pro and a new Xbox Series capable of 8K playback and up to 120fps. If the current generation of consoles follows the same path as the previous one, it seems obvious to expect that both PS5 and Xbox Series X/S will have improved revisions in the style of what PS4 and Xbox One already had with their PS4 Pro and Xbox One X versions.Read full story
The FTC will keep an eye on paid video game reviews.
Video game influencers have gained popularity. Gaming influencers can now get in trouble for promoting false or misleading reviews or failing to disclose paid endorsements or sponsored content.Read full story
Saber Interactive CEO believes Metacritic is not decisive for sales.
Matthew Karch, the current CEO of Saber Interactive, is surprised by the good sales of Evil Dead: The Game and says that the average Metacritic ratings are no longer relevant. During a presentation for the Embracer Group fourth-quarter report, after the sales success of Evil Dead: The Game, today's games do not depend on the average Metacritic score to sell well.Read full story
NBC merger operation with EA flopped last month.
NBC Universal reportedly nearly merged with Electronic Arts, as Comcast CEO Brian Roberts approached EA CEO Andrew Wilson with a proposal to combine the entertainment media company with the gaming giant.Read full story
Borderlands creators have nine AAA games in development.
The developer and publisher owned by the Embracer Group continue to grow; In addition to publishing various indie games, they are working on Homeworld 3, Tales From the Borderlands 2, and more.Read full story
MultiVersus: First impressions gathered from the closed alpha
Warner's new fighting game is very entertaining, promising, and ambitious. This Thursday, Warner Bros. Games released the closed alpha phase of its new free-to-play fighting game, MultiVersus.Read full story
Activision Blizzard operation is “moving fast”, Brad Smith says.
The President of Microsoft, Brad Smith, has claimed in Belgium that the company’s proposed acquisition of ATVI is going relatively quickly. The deal was announced in January that Microsoft intends to acquire Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion deal, this is the biggest operation in the modern gaming industry by distance, surpassing the $7 billion operation cost by Bethesda by a lot, and Microsoft said at the time that it hopes to complete the deal in the first half of 2023.Read full story