Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Sony launches tier-specific PlayStation Plus gift cards

Following reports Sony was discontinuing the sale of its PS Plus retail cards from stores, the company has now released PlayStation gift cards with denominations for its new look subscription service.As spotted by...

Delayed Steam pre-order hit The Day Before developer defends use of unpaid volunteers

Fntastic, the developer of Steam's most-wishlisted upcoming title The Day Before, has spoken to Eurogamer about its decision to ask for volunteers to help work on the recently-delayed game.The studio's website states that...

This Dark Souls Remastered VR mod makes Lordran's fantasy world feel R.E.A.L.

Hot on the heels of his Elden Ring R.E.A.L. VR mod, flatscreen to VR modder Luke Ross is back with a new update that brings third and first person, 6DoF VR to Dark...

Skull & Bones has now been rated by ESRB, hinting that a release date...

Skull & Bones has been rated by the ERSB, leading some to hope that a release date may be imminent. The news follows rating board confirmations in other parts of the world, too,...

Fall Guys hits 20 million players within days of going free-to-play

Fall Guys now has 20 million players. Developer Mediatonic hit the milestone without 48 hours of the colourful battle royale knockout game going free-to-play. "MASSIVE THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE STUMBLED," the Mediatonic...

Square Enix says it's "too early to make Dragon Quest and Final Fantasy blockchain...

Square Enix has said it's still too early" to embed blockchain in its most popular franchises games, but has confirmed that "the development of blockchain games and entertainment products" remains on the company's...

Pokémon Go developer Niantic says it's better at spotting cheaters and is "ramping up"...

Pokémon Go developer Niantic has outlined its plans on tackling cheating in the popular augmented-reality mobile game. In an update posted to the company's official blog (thanks, NME), Niantic said it is "continuously work...

Birth of the cool: How The King of Fighters came to be

There was something special about SNK in the 90s, a swagger and style in the Osaka-based outfit's output that lent its games a unique sense of cool. At the heart of all...

Some PS Plus games already have an expiration date

PS Plus has only just launched, but already some of its games have expiry dates. Right at the bottom of the catalogue is a section called "Last chance to play". Currently there are two...

Final Fantasy 16's dog is named Torgal and could be a party member

The first trailer for Final Fantasy 16 introduced lead characters Clive and Joshua, as well as a cute dog. Now, that dog has a name. Producer Naoki Yoshida confirmed to IGN that the dog...