Artwork published by a senior Naughty Dog artist has fans speculating that the studio is working on a fantasy-themed new IP. Senior concept artist Hyoung Nam shared the images below on his ArtStation profile two months ago with a caption stating, “Inspire from new game. You know what I’m talking about.” The images don’t necessarily mean
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Reviewed by Luke Reilly on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. Also available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Stadia, and Nintendo Switch. “Rich, rewarding, and highly replayable, Hitman 3 is a superb instalment of IO’s idiosyncratic but much-loved stealth series. The fundamentals haven’t changed since 2016 but its collection of outstanding maps makes for
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By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 21 January 2021 10:11 GMT After some confusion about the status of multiplayer PS4 and PC hit Fall Guys arriving on other platforms, its developer is now saying the game is not coming to Xbox Game Pass. Devolver Digital and Mediatonic’s gameshow-inspired battle royale has made waves since it launched back
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Activision Blizzard stock just reached a 37-year high, exceeding $95 per share ($95.08, to be exact). The Wall Street Journal reports that it is “trading at levels not seen since 1984.” The publisher is set to report its Q4 2020 earnings next month, causing firm MKM Partners to increase its forecast and price target for
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Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! Here we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows 10 PC as well as upcoming Xbox Game Pass and soon-to-be released ID@Xbox titles! Get more details on the games below and click their profiles for pre-order details when available (release dates
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Game Maker is an entry-level game development tool which has been used to create several indie megahits, including Undertale, Hyperlight Drifter, Heat Signature and Katana Zero. Since 2015, its creators YoYo Games have been owned by gambling software creator Playtech. There’s been no official announcement that this has changed, but a report on Reuters states
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Hearthstone is getting a significant update in just a few days with the Darkmoon Races Mini-Set on January 21. Over the past few years, Hearthstone has become not just the core game, but many different experiences under one roof. Don’t like Standard and dealing with the metadecks? Hearthstone’s take on auto chess, Battlegrounds, might be
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Hitman 3. While it doesn’t stray from the killer chord combination developer IO Interactive crafted for 2016’s Hitman – and continued to use in 2018’s Hitman 2 – it’s abundantly clear here that the studio has well and truly mastered its act.With some of the most surprising and imaginative levels in the series so far,
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Rockstar Games’ lead AI programmer, Simon Parr, and associate director of technology, David Hynd, have authored a patent application that describes a new NPC system involving vehicles and character behavior. As spotted by Reddit users, the patent mentions technology that will not be held back by hardware and software limitations, and when it comes to traffic
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In 2019, Pokémon Go developer Niantic, Inc. filed a lawsuit against hacking group Global++ for the selling of hacked and/or modified versions of Pokémon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, and Ingress. The San Francisco-based developer Niantic alleges that these apps used original code without permission, gave unfair advantages to those who used the modified apps, and that
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