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Sony working on new VR set

Sony today confirmed it is working on a completely new virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 5. In a post on the PlayStation Blog, PlayStation SVP of platform planning and management Hideaki Nishino said the new headset will improve on the PS4’s PSVR headset in “everything from resolution and field of view to tracking and

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Take-Two is in talks to buy Codemasters

Codemasters today informed investors that it has been in discussions with Take-Two for a sale of the company, and has received a non-binding offer to acquire the company for 485 pence per share (120 pence of that would be paid cash, the rest in Take-Two Interactive shares). Codemasters closed the trading day yesterday at 435

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Fifa 2020

EA sued over loot boxes inside of games

Electronic Arts is facing more legal action over its use of loot boxes and other randomised monetisation mechanics. The latest is a class action lawsuit filed in Canada on September 30 by joint plaintiffs Mark Sutherland and Shawn Moore. According to the filing, shared by gaming and esports law blog The Patch Notes, Sutherland is

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Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk 2077 will have the best cars

Many different classes of vehicles will be featured in Cyberpunk 2077, from cheap, basic four wheels to high-end hypercars and heavy machinery. Creators of the game, CD Projekt Red studios said that all cars will be different and each will have their own speed, sound, and features. That applies not just to different classes of

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Playstation 5

Sony presents its new Playstation 5

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Innovation and creativity collide this holiday season, as Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) revealed new details for PlayStation®5, including the next-generation console’s design and a deep lineup of brand new games coming to the platform. In a livestream event today reaching millions of gaming fans, SIE showed the

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Apple launching Arcade service

Apple has revealed more details about its upcoming premium game service, Apple Arcade, including confirmation the subscription will launch on September 19, 2019, for $5 a month. First announced back in March 2019, Apple stated the subscription service for iOS was “unlike any other” service and would feature “over 100 groundbreaking new games where storytelling

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GameStop

Gamestop to close more stores

Video game retailer GameStop hasn’t been doing too well in recent years, and the hits don’t stop coming. GameStop held its second quarter earnings call today, announcing that it would be closing down between 180-200 “underperforming” stores this year. This announcement follows a couple massive rounds of layoffs, including one that affected a large portion

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Overcooked 2 arrives on August 7th!

Overcooked 2, the sequel to the fun, frantic cooperative multiplayer cooking game, is coming later this year. The follow-up to the original Overcooked, which was first released in 2016 and came to Nintendo Switch last year, will include a major new feature: online multiplayer. Teams of up to four players will be able to play Overcooked 2 in

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Rebellion is always looking forward

Rebellion is a company full of unique characters that has spent the last 25 years pushing technological boundaries. Jason Kingsley, CEO and creative director of Rebellion says that the company was born out of freelance game work that he and his brother Chris, a co-founder and the company’s CTO, were doing alongside their PhDs. “We

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All games will be digital in 2027: Take-Two

Don’t expect NBA 2K38 to come on a disc. Speaking at the Credit Suisse 21st Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference today, Take-Two Interactive president Karl Slatoff said he ultimately sees the mix of physical/digital sales tipping entirely to one side. “I think over the long-term, it will be 100% [digital],” Slatoff said. “I just

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