The United States Department of Justice has announced that it has arrested members of “notorious” piracy group Team Xecuter. 48-year old Frenchman Max Louarn, 35-year old Chinese citizen Yuanning Chen, and 51-year old Canadian Gary Bowser were all charged with developing and selling illegal devices to hack consoles and play pirated copies of video games.
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is looking like a mighty fine game for fans of the influential The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and musou game fans. During the Tokyo Game Show, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity producers Yosuke Hayashi and Masaki Furusawa and director Ryota Matsushita spoke about the game and parts of
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 4 October 2020 16:06 GMT It looks like we’re definitely going to see The Witcher, Season 3 come to Netflix, even though Season 2 of the show has not yet finished filming A listing for The Witcher season 3 has seemingly confirmed that Henry Cavill and his co-stars will return to
Captured on Nintendo Switch (Handheld/Undocked) It’s embarrassing to admit this, but Goosebumps Dead of Night can be – on the rare occasion – a touch frightening. Given that the books and films (upon which this game is based) were about as scary as rocket salad, we were rather surprised to find this outing to be
Yes, yes. It’s happening. All of you proved once and for all that enough commenting, pleading, and campaigning will get you anything. As long as that thing is an update specifically to the cave and mountain systems in a game made of blocks. The Caves & Cliffs Update as it is now officially named comes
Screenshot Saturday Sundays isn’t dead! Having retreated to the Scottish Highlands to take real-life screenshots of bugs, frogs and all sorts of nonsense, we return to the big city this weekend for another round-up of virtual pics, gifs, and videos. This week: Lurkers in the forest, urban flight, next-door neighbours and a wibbly wobbly swordfight.
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 4 October 2020 14:48 GMT First impressions of the PlayStation 5 are starting to circulate after a hands-on event, and various commentators are reporting that the console runs impressively quietly. Anyone that’s played the likes of The Last of Us Part II or God of War on a PlayStation 4 or
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 4 October 2020 14:05 GMT After months of rumors, EA is teasing an announcement for October 5 that appears to be related to Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered Over the past few months, there have been multiple hints about the existence of Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered. Not only
Ubisoft’s intriguing action-adventure title Immortals: Fenyx Rising is due to be released on Nintendo Switch this December and it has now been rated by the Australian Classification Board. The greek mythology inspired adventure has been rated by the board as a Mature title and the listing also reveals that the game will feature in-game purchases.
@NeedforSpeed EA’s worst kept secret seems like it’s almost ready to go. In case you forgot, we’re talking about the long-rumoured Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit remaster based on Criterion’s 2010 release. In the latest development, the official Need for Speed account has now uploaded some new tweets and there’s also a countdown that’s showed
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 4 October 2020 11:06 GMT Godfall, the PlayStation 5 and PC looter-slasher, will require a consistent internet connection – even if you’re playing in single-player mode. The official PlayStation Store page for Godfall has confirmed that the game requires an internet connection to play, and you must be signed in at
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 4 October 2020 11:34 GMT A new leak suggests that the 825GB PS5 will give players 664GB of useable storage space on the system’s SSD. A new image that has surfaced over on gaming forum ResetEra seems to show off the PlayStation 5 UI, along with some data about just how
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 4 October 2020 10:35 GMT Payday 3 is still in development, and it looks like the game will be moving away from the Diesel Engine and into the Unreal Engine. The last time we heard about Payday 3, developer Starbreeze suggested that we wouldn’t be seeing the game until at least
Nintendo has confirmed today that three new amiibo figures are coming next year as part of the Super Smash Bros Ultimate collection. The three amiibos are Terry, Banjo-Kazooie and Byleth. All three of these characters are available in-game as paid downloadable content. These new amiibo figures are scheduled to launch sometime in 2021. Share this!
Just last weekend, Capcom revealed Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness – an upcoming Netflix anime CG series. Now, following on from this, we’ve got our first proper look at the new Monster Hunter movie. This brief teaser trailer shows Milia Jovovich (best-known as Alice in the Resident Evil films) and co, facing off against a large
The team at Mojang and Microsoft have announced today that the entertaining Minecraft Dungeons will finally be getting cross-play next month. This means that you can join your friends if they are on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows and Xbox One. This is certainly a much requested feature, so it is great that it is
Over the years Milestone have proven their worth as the motorcycle racing experts. Games like the RIDE series and the MotoGP offerings have provided gamers with a host of two-wheeled action. But they’ve also got fingers in the MXGP pie and today that is where the focus is – with the announcement, first details and
As fun as Minecraft Dungeons is, one thing missing is cross-platform multiplayer. Well before the game’s release, the team at Mojang gave everyone a heads up about this and said it was “looking forward” to enabling this feature for free in a future update. So when can we expect it to arrive? At Minecraft Live,
Steve and friends join the fight as Minecraft enters the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate arena!
Sony Pictures Entertainment has released a teaser trailer of the upcoming Monster Hunter movie. It’s just a teaser trailer, so not much is seen, but fans do get to see protagonist Captain Natalie Artemis encounter a Black Diablos. The movie will release in theaters this December. The trailer is down below. [embedded content] Share this!
As always, with a new Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter comes a new song list – and alongside Steve and co there’ll be a total of seven new tracks added to Nintendo’s all-star brawler. Unfortunately, the team wasn’t able to include original Minecraft tracks. Here’s Sakurai’s full explanation: “we unfortunately weren’t able to include music from
It is looking increasingly likely that Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch next month. We have had a number of retailers listing the title for the platform and now the official Need for Speed website has a countdown timer which ends on Monday 5th October. The latest retailer
By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 3 October 2020 20:46 GMT A new teaser trailer for the Monster Hunter film has been released. The teaser is rather short but shows Monster Hunter film star Milla Jovovich and her companions freaking out a bit over a Diablos bursting from the sand. We’d probably freak out a bit too.
Minecraft Caves and Cliffs is an update in the works for the game, and it will feature all sorts of new items along with goats. Yes, goats are coming to Minecraft with the Caves and Cliffs update, and they are super cute. Announced during Minecraft Live today, the update is being made to the cave
What’s sport without a bit of blood, eh? Whether we want to admit it or not, we all feel a tad bit of satisfaction when some pansy footballer finally gets a bloody nose after taking one too many dives, or when a boxer gets so messed up his face becomes a physical embodiment of 2020.
Minecraft Dungeons is getting cross-play and a new DLC later this year. Minecraft Dungeons players will be pleased to know cross-play is coming to the game in November. It will be supported on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One. Unite. Fight. Survive… Together! Cross-play is coming to @dungeonsgame in November, next month! Gather
Industry veteran Brandon Popovich has accused Kena: Bridge of Spirits developer, Ember Lab, of “maliciously” forcing him out of the studio. Popovich, who has previously worked for developers like Insomniac Games, reached out to Video Games Chronicle with his claims and shared email exchanges with the publication that apparently back his claims up. VGC was also
Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford has said that players have yet to see how much of a difference there is between current and next-gen consoles, and the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X represent the “biggest leap” that he’s seen in the history of console generations. Speaking to GameSpot, Pitchford said that the jump from
On Oct. 13, worldwide phenomenon Minecraft is sending two of its finest rectangular heroes to join the ever-expanding cast of playable fighters in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system. Steve and Alex, who both proudly sport more right angles than a high school geometry class, will be the seventh DLC fighters added to the game. They
By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 3 October 2020 16:42 GMT During today’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate stream, it was announced Steve and Alex from Minecraft will be released as DLC on October 13. Minecraft’s Steve and Alex will join the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster on October 13, Nintendo announced today. The release date was announced