Thursday, January 26, 2023

Skate's latest playtester build reportedly adds loot boxes

EA has reportedly added loot boxes to the latest playtest build of its highly-anticipated new Skate project, tying them to earnable in-game currency in a manner that doesn't technically contradict its previous promise...

Twitch set to offer streamers more ways to make money and update ads incentive...

Twitch has provided a look ahead at its key updates for 2023, including offering more options for streamers to earn money and updating its ads incentive programme. In an open letter from chief product...

Super Stardust Portable first PS Plus classic to add trophies retroactively

Housemarque's PSP classic Super Stardust Portable has had trophies added on PlayStation Plus. This makes it the first PS Plus classic game to have trophies added retroactively. The game originally released in 2007, before PlayStation...

Warhammer 40K: Darktide gets Xbox Series X/S delay as dev admits it "fell short"...

Developer Fatshark has delayed Warhammer 40,000: Darktide's upcoming Xbox Series X/S release, saying it has made the decision to spend the next few months solely addressing fan feedback after the game "fell short"...

Xbox gaming revenue down 13% but Game Pass reaches "new highs"

Following a record breaking Q1 last year, Microsoft has announced a 13% drop in Xbox gaming revenue for its latest quarter, but says that Game Pass has reached "new highs". In its latest earnings...

Desperados 3, Shadow Tactics dev unveils pirate fantasy stealth-strategy Shadow Gambit

Mimimi Games, the studio behind the superb Desperados 3 and Shadow Tactics: Blade of the Shogun, has unveiled its latest foray into the world of stealth-strategy: zombie pirate adventure Shadow Gambit: The Cursed...

The underappreciated Life is Strange 2 is headed to Switch

Life is Strange 2 will launch for Nintendo Switch on 2nd February, publisher Square Enix has announced. The narrative adventure series' second game originally arrived episodically on other platforms between 2018 and 2019,...

Unannounced Tango Gameworks game leaks ahead of Xbox Developer_Direct

The next, currently unannounced, game from Tango Gameworks has leaked ahead of Microsoft's Xbox and Bethesda Developer_Direct event tomorrow night. As shared on social media by prolific Dealabs leaker BillbilKun, the game is said...

SteamWorld Build is 'SimCity meets Dungeon Keeper' and it's out this year

Thunderful Games has unveiled SteamWorld Build - the latest entry in its acclaimed, genre-hopping SteamWorld series - which promises to serve up a mix of "SimCity with Dungeon Keeper" when it comes to...

Sega could be a teasing a Cosmic Smash revival

Sega has launched a mysterious new website that appears to be teasing a revival of cult arcade and Dreamcast release Cosmic Smash. Cosmic Smash, which initially launched back in 2001, saw players traversing a...