All News tagged with 'Industry News'

Xbox confirms Gamescom 2022 lineup

The Xbox team has confirmed its Gamescom 2022 presence, with some details on what to expect at the Xbox Booth, including A Plague Tale: Requiem and Pentiment.

Posted 2 days ago by Heidi Nicholas 36

Sonic the Hedgehog's third movie coming December 2024

Sonic the Hedgehog will be returning to cinemas for a third movie outing in December of 2024, the Sonic voice actor has revealed; a full year after its previously expected release.

Posted 2 days ago by Tom West 41

GTA 6 team "determined to once again set creative benchmarks"

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick shared his expectations of the next GTA game, saying the Rockstar Games team is "determined to once again set creative benchmarks for the series, our industry, and for all entertainment."

Posted 3 days ago by Heidi Nicholas 30

MultiVersus hits 10 million players, data suggests

MultiVersus looks to be off to a strong start, with Warner's crossover fighter apparently attracting over ten million players in its first few weeks in beta... and that's before Season 1 has even begun!

Posted 4 days ago by Luke Albigés 26

Call of Duty drops Operator skin amid plagiarism claims

Call of Duty: Warzone and Call of Duty: Vanguard have had the Loyal Samoyed Operator skin removed, along with all imagery of the humanoid canine after it was accused of being a plagiarised character. [updated]

Posted 4 days ago by Heidi Nicholas 46

Microsoft announces Unity cloud partnership with Azure

Microsoft and Unity have announced a partnership that will allow Made for Unity creators to build and operate experiences using the Azure cloud platform, extending Unity's reach across Windows and Xbox.

Posted 4 days ago by Tom West 19

Redfall set to open QuakeCon 2022 with 30-minute show

Redfall will be the first game to feature during Bethesda's fairly packed-out QuakeCon 2022 schedule, which will span several days this month and feature The Elder Scrolls Online, Fallout 76, and more.

Posted 4 days ago by Tom West 9

Evo 2022: How to watch all the fighting game action live

Evo is the largest fighting game event on the scene, bringing together the best players in the world to throw down in the biggest fighters out there. Here's how you can catch all the action from Evo 2022. [updated]

Posted 7 days ago by Luke Albigés 17

Xbox Series S set for performance improvements via new dev tools

Xbox Series S owners can look forward to games potentially looking and running better in the future, as Microsoft has released a new version of its Game Development Kit that opens up additional memory for developers to use.

Posted 7 days ago by Luke Albigés 44

Microsoft giving away 30 singing Xbox controllers

Xbox is giving away an extremely vibrant (and vocal) Xbox controller via a sweepstakes campaign on Twitter to celebrate the release of Snoop Dogg, Benny Blanco, and BTS' track, Bad Decisions.

Posted 7 days ago by Tom West 54

Beyond Good and Evil 2 not yet beyond hope

Beyond Good and Evil 2 now has a new lead writer, bringing attention back to Ubisoft's upcoming action-adventure game, news of which has been sparse over the last few years.

Posted 7 days ago by Heidi Nicholas 49

Xbox Cloud Gaming heading to new handheld console

Xbox Cloud Gaming will join the likes of Nvidia GeForce Now on the upcoming handheld console to be created between Tencent and Logitech G; a device designed for hosting multiple cloud gaming services.

Posted 7 days ago by Tom West 23

Koch Media now named Plaion

Plaion is the new name for Koch Media, which has rebranded itself, while managing director Klemens Kundratitz has confirmed that the company is "first and foremost a games company."

Posted 8 days ago by Heidi Nicholas 31

Metal: Hellsinger set to rock the hell out of Gamescom

Metal: Hellsinger will be rocking us all before its official release in September by hosting Gamescom's largest concert ever, featuring vocalists from Trivium, Arch Enemy, Dark Tranquility, and more — and it'll be free!

Posted 8 days ago by Tom West 13

Tomb Raider script leak leads to DMCA from Square Enix

Square Enix has issued a DMCA request to Patreon for the removal of an alleged Tomb Raider script that was read out on Last Stand Media's Sacred Symbols podcast, and which is apparently being used to cast actors for a new game.

Posted 9 days ago by Tom West 25

MultiVersus Evo prize pool is largest in event's history

MultiVersus gets its first major tournament this weekend at Evo 2022, with $100,000 in prizes up for grabs for the top players — the biggest pot in Evo history, and MultiVersus isn't even one of the headline games!

Posted 10 days ago by Luke Albigés 14

New study finds gaming is "unlikely to impact wellbeing"

A new study from the University of Oxford has found that "time spent playing video games is unlikely to impact wellbeing." The study involved 39,000 gamers playing games like Apex Legends and The Crew 2.

Posted 16 days ago by Heidi Nicholas 43

Grounded to be adapted into TV series

Obsidian Entertainment and the Xbox team will adapt Grounded into an animated TV series, together with Brent Friedman, who also wrote for Star Wars: Clone Wars.

Posted 24 days ago by Heidi Nicholas 26