With Far Cry 6 art showcasing a tropical setting and Breaking Bad's Gustavo Fring (aka Giancarlo Esposito) as the villain. With Ubisoft Forward taking place bright and early on Monday, July 13 at 5am AEST, take this as an unofficial posting around an as-yet unannounced title from Ubisoft. But, with the source being a store listing - with release date - we can expect to find out more then.
Why? Well, simulation games tow the line as far as realism goes. You know, "no over the top gameplay here -- move on", that sort thing. But this is MONSTER TRUCKS and, kind of like pro wrestling there's LOTS TO SEE HERE, and Monster Truck Championship from Nacon and Teyon studios is looking like the serious mud-eating goods.
Starlight Children's Foundation has been doing its magic to help brighten the day for sick kids across Australia for decades, and its latest initiative is one we can all get behind. The Game Changers event, in partnership with EB Games and Twitch, is encouraging streamers and gamers to join in on a live fundraising event from August 13 - 30, 2020.
With the $250 million investment giving the maker of all things PlayStation a minority stake in Epic Games - the maker of Fortnite, Unreal, and Jazz Jackrabbit. The deal was made to expand the relationship between Sony and Epic Games, that will no doubt benefit the upcoming PlayStation 5 and Unreal-engine powered games.
Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding makes its PC debut next week, and having checked out an early preview edition the results are nothing short of stunning. Thanks to DLSS 2.0 support it runs like a dream (within the game's dream-like setting) on a GeForce RTX powered rig. Also, this new driver gets you ready for Horizon Zero Dawn which looks stunning too - and this makes sense when you consider it runs on the same underlying engine.
CrossCode from Radical Fish Games has had something of a long journey with the developers not shy to talk up the near nine-year start-to-release life of the Japanese-styled ARPG. From humble RPGMaker beginnings through to years as an Early Access title, CrossCode has finally made its way to console and is available now for PS4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.
And yeah, if you didn't know about this project, that headline might confuse you, but upfront: this is not a new Half-Life game made by or starring Geoff Keighley, but rather an inside look at the journey of Valve towards a new chapter in the Half-Life in Half-Life: Alyx, told in a uniquely interactive way.
And if there's one thing we can all count on is that each World of Warcraft expansion will receive an impressive Collector's Edition. World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is no different and during the Shadowlands live-stream event from last night, Blizzard outlined the physical and digital goodies players can expect.
Just in time for Halloween, the second installment in the horror series The Dark Pictures Anthology is set to release on October 30. As the follow-up to the very cool Man of Medan from last year, this time the story shifts to a small town, Salem witch trials, and support for an online two-player shared experience.
As of now we know that Microsoft's Project xCloud is a cloud-based service that offers players low-latency access to Xbox games playable from multiple devices over a network. Today, the company has revealed how it has been re-allocating Project xCloud resources in recent months for easier game development - offering instant access to Xbox Development Kits.
Recently news broke that AT&T was considering selling the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment gaming division - WB Games. Where studios like Rocksteady, Monolith, and NetherRealm, work on properties like Batman, The Lord of the Rings, and Mortal Kombat. With Microsoft, EA, Activision, and Take-Two (2K) reportedly expressing interest - an analyst at GlobalData runs through the next-gen case for each.
WWE 2K Battlegrounds, 2K's answer to the original court-brawler, NBA Jam (in no way affiliated, mind), is coming soon in all its brawesome glory, in that it's OTT wrestling... let that sink in for a minute. And we're not talking about the original greased up Grecian form, we're talking the full stageshow -- the WWE show.
This is a hard one on paper to throw too much concern at: a horror Western-themed jaunt through purgatory with a flaming skull gunslinger voiced by Ron Perlman... see, you're already either looking it up, or ignoring even these words to just learn more.
Which is how we felt, but does it deliver where, and how, it needs to?
Well, old record. In that Star Wars Episode I: Racer (available now for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4) is essentially the N64 original in a shiny new HD package. After going toe to toe against Sebulba and little Ani throughout the galaxy for a few weeks now - we're ready to bring you our full review.
For those familiar with the Sennheiser gaming headset range (as seen with the excellent EPOS | Sennheiser GSP 670) this co-branding and co-development with the audio wizards at EPOS is about to come to an end. In that the EPOS division is ready to go it alone with a new range of gaming headsets set to debut later in the year with a focus on "The Power of Audio".
With Bungie's third and final chapter in the original Halo trilogy set to make its debut as a part of the PC edition of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. As per previous ports and remasters this will be optimised to include unlocked frame-rates, resolution, and enhancements made for keyboard/mouse controls.
From Spiders Studio the talented team behind the very BioWare-like GreedFall (which we loved), has lifted the lid on its latest RPG called Steelrising. And we've got a teaser trailer that highlights the surprising blend of French Revolution and robots.