Yakuza Like a Dragon got a PS5 release date of March 2021 yesterday, but there’s some bad news in store for players that want to start on the PS4 and carry on their game next-gen. Yakuza developer RGG Studio has announced that Sony’s consoles won’t allow your saves to transfer between generations. After a bit
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War players have been hankering to see what the Zombies offering in the title will be, and soon they’re going to get what they want. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, which has been co-developed by Treyarch and Raven Software, has teased a new look at the Zombies
By Joel Franey, Monday, 28 September 2020 15:35 GMT Amazon Prime Day 2020 will be coming on 13th-14th October, and two brands that have been confirmed to be included in a major way are Nintendo and Sony, bringing with them a range of deals and discounts for Amazon Prime members. This is big news for
A selection of media outlets have had the chance to get their hands on the Xbox Series X, and they all seem to be coming to the same conclusion: it’s a very fast bit of kit. Over on The Verge, a whole section of the Xbox Series X hands-on preview is dedicated to the hardware’s
Bots are increasingly ruining launches. What began as a problem for sneaker collectors has become a serious issue across the entire tech industry. Why couldn’t you buy a Switch earlier this year? Bots. Where’s the RTX 3080? Bots. RTX 3090? Bots. Newegg claims all of its orders were human-verified, as did Nvidia, but bot users
By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 28 September 2020 14:38 GMT Sega has today confirmed Yakuza: Like a Dragon will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam on November 10 (the same day as its Xbox Series X and S release date), and will come later to PlayStation 5 on March 2, 2021. This
By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 28 September 2020 13:59 GMT You can pre-load Call of Duty Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 6 today ahead of its launch tomorrow if you’re playing on PlayStation 4. Similarly to Season 5’s pre-load setup, anyone on PlayStation 4 can get the download lined up and ready for the next big
Nintendo’s laid back life sim, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, has claimed the prestigious Game of the Year award at Tokyo Game Show 2020. The game won over the judges for its charm, its accessibility, and the comfort it has provided to players all over the world since the Covid-19 pandemic kicked off earlier this year.
By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 28 September 2020 11:58 GMT Capcom has released a new trailer for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne’s final update – Title Update 5 – which will be arriving in-game on September 30 at 5pm PT/8pm ET. The new update is a pretty big one, adding new monsters and new gear sets, too.
By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 28 September 2020 10:22 GMT Thue Ersted Rasmussen, who was previously confirmed to be played Eskel in The Witcher, Season 2, has been recast thanks to scheduling conflicts. Netflix’s The Witcher series has recast a key role ahead of Season 2 landing on the streaming network. Rasmussen has had to step
By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 28 September 2020 09:37 GMT Final Fantasy 16 was officially announced for PS5 back at the PlayStation 5 showcase, and fans very quickly started to criticize the game’s graphics. Turns out, though, that the graphics we’ve seen in the trailer (below) aren’t final. During a special panel called ‘Stroll with Yoshi-P’
Despite some uncertainty as to when and how it would be handled this year, Amazon has confirmed that they’ll be throwing their annual Amazon Prime Day event on 13th-14th October. The huge site-wide sale will see hundreds of products discounted for users who have Amazon Prime memberships, including many high-demand games, consoles, merch and accessories (though
By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 28 September 2020 08:54 GMT Former Grand Theft Auto series producer Leslie Benzies has raised over $40.8 million for his in-development sci-fi open world game, Everywhere. According to a report in The Telegraph, Benzies’ studio Build a Rocket Boy has succeeded in securing investment in the upcoming game from a variety of
Sega is partnering with 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep Content to create a film based on the Yakuza series of video games. Currently, there are no writers attached to the project, but Erik Barmack, Roberto Grande, and Joshua Long are listed as producers on the title (thanks, Variety). The movie will follow Kazuma Kiryu and
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 27 September 2020 17:02 GMT Capcom has announced that Vergil will be arriving in Devil May Cry 5 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One via DLC. Dante’s brother was revealed as a new playable character in the game last week, when Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition was announced at the PS5 Showcase. The
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 27 September 2020 16:22 GMT Young Impa is playable in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, the prequel to the massively successful The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Back at the start of September, Nintendo dropped a surprise announcement and revealed a new Legend of Zelda game called Hyrule Warriors: Age
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 27 September 2020 14:12 GMT Capcom has shared a video showing off Dan, Street Fighter’s infamous joke character, ahead of his arrival in Street Fighter V later this year. A video shared as part of the Tokyo Game Show 2020 festivities details some of Dan’s moves ahead and gives us a
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 27 September 2020 14:51 GMT Capcom has announced a new CGI show based on the Resident Evil franchise will be streaming on Netflix in 2021. As part of the Capcom TGS Live 2020 stream, Hiroyuki Kobayashi – executive producer on the project – presented our first look at the upcoming show.
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 27 September 2020 11:33 GMT Koei Tecmo has confirmed that Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires is coming to PS5, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PC in 2021. During a Tokyo Game Show 2020 Presentation, Koei Tecmo revealed that Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires will be arriving on consoles and PC next year.
By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 27 September 2020 11:08 GMT Kunimitsu is coming to Tekken 7 when Season 4 lands in the game later this year. Kunimitsu, who made her debut in the esteemed fighting game back in Tekken 2, has been confirmed as the next character to arrive in the game when the new Season
By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 25 September 2020 20:31 GMT A deep dive on Godfall has been published, giving you more insight into combat. The Godfall deep dive posted on the PlayStation Blog goes over various attacks in the upcoming looter-slasher In it, enemy weak points, breaching, and Soulshatter finishes are discussed, along with Arechon modes
By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 25 September 2020 19:48 GMT At TGS 2020 today, Capcom releases a remix of the Monster Hunter Rise reveal trailer featuring additional footage. In the Monster Hunter Rise footage, you will see new gameplay and Wirebug action. Using this special insect called a Wirebug, you will be able to grapple in
By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 25 September 2020 16:17 GMT When Beyond Light is released, you will need to re-download Destiny 2, according to Bungie. This is because with Destiny 2: Beyond Light, Bungie has revamped its content building and patching pipeline for “speed and install size.” It also means that Destiny 2’s install size will
By Joel Franey, Friday, 25 September 2020 15:57 GMT The special island-themed Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console is on sale, though likely not for long. After quickly being all bought up around the time of the game’s release, Gamestop US has confirmed that the special limited edition Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console is briefly back
We’ve just had about two weeks full of indie game news thanks to the PAX Online x EGX Digital dual-event. If nothing else, it was a nice break from the madness of next-gen consoles and their botched pre-orders. But we’re not done talking about creative indie games, not by a long shot. So this week,
By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 25 September 2020 15:02 GMT Three classic Metal Gear games have been released on GOG today. Konami has re-released Metal Gear, Metal Gear Solid, and Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance on PC through GOG. The games will run you $5.99, $9.99, and $9.99, respectively, or the regional equivalent. Alongside the Metal
The Fall update will be coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons soon, so let’s take a look at what’s being added. From September 30, you’ll be able to enjoy the new Fall update. You’ll be able to grow Pumpkins in preparation for Halloween as well as use them for spooky new projects, and a bunch