Here’s something to brighten up a reigny Monday morning: RimWorld’s free 1.1 update is rolling out to everyone today, and better still, a surprise DLC called Royalty has launched. Don’t worry, it’s not a battle royale. The expansion means some rather glamorous figures can grace your space hovel, as the DLC introduces a new “honour-bound culture wield[ing] hyper-advanced technology”. Despite their sci-fi capabil...

Kojima Productions has cancelled both of its GDC 2020 sessions. Death Stranding developer Kojima Productions is the latest developer to decide not to attend this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC). The developer announced the news this morning, predictably citing concerns over coronavirus. Kojima Productions previously had two sessions planned for GDC 2020. The first, taking place on March 16, would be hosted by AI programmer Eric Johnson....

The experience of playing Rainbow Six Siege as a solo player could be getting better soon. One of the more frustrating aspects of Rainbow Six Siege, as in any team-based game, is that you sometimes have to play it alone. Unfortunately, Siege does not queue up solo players with other solos, causing them to instead end up in matches with stacked teams. This is a problem Siege developers are aware of, as it’s not a particularly new issue. However,...

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Click here to watch embedded media Sometimes, you just have an appetite for nonsensical mayhem. Totally Reliable Delivery Service fills that void and then some, as you and up to three friends can become the world’s worst deliverers. You traverse an open world, drive strange vehicles, and haul packages in the most ridiculous ways. We’re Five Games level designer Brent Boehner joins the show to guide Jeff Cork, Ben Reeves, and Joe Ju...

The current season of Fortnite Chapter 2 could come to an end on April 30. The end date for this season, which was initially spotted by PCGamesN, appears in an in-game message when you purchase the Battle Pass. The message refers to a refund policy for the pass and suggests that Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 2 will come to an end in 10 weeks time. While Epic has yet to publicly announce the end date for this season, it is worth noting that Fortnite ...

Thunder Lotus Games, the Montreal studio behind Jotun and Sundered, has released the first proper gameplay trailer for Spiritfarer, its upcoming “cosy management game about dying”. Spiritfarer casts players as Stellar, a ferrymaster to the deceased, charged with roaming the seas and fulfilling the final requests of lost souls so that they may pass on to the afterlife. “Spend relaxing quality time with your spirit passengers,R...

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Overwatch will finally get its Experimental Card mode on Tuesday, game director Jeff Kaplan has revealed. The upcoming mode will enable players to test out planned changes in a similar vein to a public test realm. But unlike a traditional PTR which is restricted to PC systems, the Experimental mode will be available to all players across all platforms and will be focused on gameplay changes rather than bug testing. In addition, progress made in t...

Could Xbox Series X’s 12 teraflop GPU deliver even more power than we expected?
Other / 24. 2. 2020

Is this the first attempt to comprehensively answer the big question? Fundamentally, what is next-gen? In Xbox chief Phil Spencer’s latest blog for Xbox Wire, we get a smattering of tech specs for the new Series X, reaffirmation of a frictionless future for gaming thanks to solid-state storage and a reminder that as powerful as raw power is, technological innovation is just as important. However, despite that focus on new ideas, t...

Owners Of Cyberpunk 2077 On Xbox One Get The Xbox Series X Upgrade For Free
Other / 24. 2. 2020

All too often players can find themselves picking up a game for current gen only to have to repurchase the game on new hardware when it becomes available. Today, CD Projekt Red announced that Cyberpunk 2077 players on Xbox One will get the upgrade to the Series X when it arrives absolutely free. This should inspire some purchase confidence for those looking to play the game at its best – you’ll get to play it on launch on th...

There’s a shiny figurehead up for grabs in Sea of Thieves’ new two-week fishing challenge
Other / 24. 2. 2020

If, for some reason, the simple, serene pleasures of oceanic angling aren’t already enough to tempt you to whip our your rod in Sea of Thieves, Rare is offering additional incentive for the next two weeks in the form of a surprise fishing challenge, with prizes. Sea of Thieves’ Hunter’s Haul event, as it’s officially known, starts today, 24th February, and is split into two separate week-long challenges. During t...

Singer Grimes Reveals Dark Story For Her Cyberpunk 2077 Character
Other / 24. 2. 2020

During a livestream, Canadian singer and songwriter Grimes shared a wild story about her Cyberpunk 2077 character. The archive of the stream has since been removed, but the rough details of what she shared are on Reddit. During the stream, Grimes answered fan questions, and was asked about her role in Cyberpunk 2077. She enthusiastically shared the following (which should be viewed as SPOILERS): “I did my voice acting for Lizzy Wi...

Overwatch League matches in South Korea cancelled following continued coronavirus concerns
Other / 24. 2. 2020

Blizzard is cancelling three weeks of Overwatch League matches in South Korea amid worries over the continued outbreak of the coronavirus. The company made the announcement on Monday, confirming that matches in South Korea between February 29 and March 22 would be cancelled “in order to protect the health & safety of our players, fans, & staff.” In order to protect the health & safety of our players, fans, & staf...