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  • 4 new game trailers from the Game Awards you might’ve missed

    The Game Awards 2018 wasn't just an awards show, but also a launch even for a number of upcoming video games. Apart from the surprise Mortal Kombat 11 reveal, here are four other trailers you may have missed. Far Cry: New Dawn According to Ubisoft, New Dawn is a standalone sequel to Far Cry 5 that "takes place in a world recovering from a devastating nuclear catastrophe". The game will launch on 15 February 2019, for Xbox One, PC and PS4 Dragon Age 5 The very short trailer doesn't give much away at all. On its website, Game developers Bio Ware note that they "won’t be...

  • Trailer: Mortal Kombat 11 is coming April 2019

    The first official trailer for Mortal Kombat 11 was release in a surprise reveal at The Game Awards 2018, which took place this week. The trailer features a backtrack from rapper 21 Savage, a fight sequence between characters Raiden and Scorpion, and ends with the phrase “You’re next”. Over on Twitter, game creator Ed Boon said that he was “really surprised” that fans didn’t see this one coming. I’m really surprised nobody guessed we were working on a Mortal Kombat game 😱 What’s wrong with everyone? — Ed Boon (@noobde) December 7, 2018 The game will launch on PC, Xbox One, Play Station 4 and...

  • Red Dead Online beta will be playable tomorrow

    A month after Red Dead Redemption 2’s release, Rockstar Games has finally announced that Red Dead Online beta will go live tomorrow. “Built from the ground up for the latest hardware, Red Dead Online blends the classic multiplayer of the original Red Dead Redemption with the best of everything we have learned since then about creating deep multiplayer experiences,” revealed the game developers. According to Rockstar, Red Dead Online will be a “completely new and fun experience” that will constantly evolve. “Create and customize your character, tailor your abilities to suit your play style and head out into a new frontier full of...

  • Sony reveals PlayStation Black Friday deals

    Sony has revealed its official Black Friday deals for PlayStation, including discounts on PlayStation VR, PlayStation Plus and a number of games. PlayStation VR At participating online stores, PlayStation 4’s VR bundle, which usually sells for around US$300 is now available for US$220. The bundle includes the games PlayStation VR Worlds and Astro Bot, along with a VR headset and camera. The sale on PlayStation VR ends on 2 December 2018. Games Online deals for selected PS4 games include a range of discounts for both disc and digital download. Games such as Marvel’s Spider Man, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and FIFA 19 are...

  • Black Friday 2018: Microsoft details discounts for Xbox console and games

    Microsoft has announced upcoming Black Friday deals for its Xbox devices and services. “The holidays are almost here, and Xbox is back this year with our biggest Black Friday sale ever,” said Microsoft on its website. Selected consoles, games and Xbox memberships will go on sale. Consoles Microsoft will be offering a US$100 dollar discount on selected Xbox One bundles from 18 - 26 November. Though the company has not confirmed all qualifying bundles, the Xbox One S Minecraft bundle is included. The Xbox One X will be at its “lowest price ever”, going on sale for US$399.99 Get a digital Gears...

  • Diablo Immortal’s YouTube trailer has over 150k dislikes

    If the booing didn't get Blizzard's attention, the dislikes on its Diablo Immortal gameplay trailer surely will. The gaming giant this weekend announced a new Diablo title, that isn't coming to PC in any way, shape or form. And as a result, Diablo Immortal -- at least based on its gameplay trailer -- is now one of the most hated games on YouTube ever. At the time of writing, the trailer has been viewed just over 1.55-million times, racking up 10 000 likes and 151 000 dislikes. That's a dislike percentage of nearly 94%. Among the most hated YouTube videos of all time, only...

  • Fans boo Blizzard at Blizzcon over Diablo mobile game

    Talk about not understanding your own fanbase. If you attend an event like Blizzcon, which has historically been focused on PC and console gaming, you'd expect a PC and console gaming announcement. But Blizzard's premier reveal at its flagship event this weekend left it with boos from the crowd, rather than admiration. While Blizzard announced some excellent news for a number of its titles at the event, including the 29th hero for Overwatch, it's the Diablo Immortal announcement that left fans bitter and upset. When asked if the title will be ported to PC, the Diablo team lead by Wyatt Chang responded that...

  • PlayStation Plus’ free November games include Yakuza Kiwami, Bulletstorm

    PlayStation has revealed the free game line up for November on its online platform PlayStation Plus. The two games, Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition and Yakuza Kiwami will be available for members from 6 November. Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition This upgraded version of the 2011 game is a first person shooter style futuristic game. “Get the definitive Bulletstorm experience, which includes all existing Bulletstorm add-ons plus brand-new exclusive content! Play as Grayson Hunt, who crash lands on an abandoned resort planet. You have two choices: survival or revenge,” said PlayStation on its blog. Yakuza Kiwami Released back in 2006 on PS2 and remade for modern times,...

  • These are the 20 retro games launching on the PlayStation Classic

    PlayStation Classic’s release is just over a month away and Sony has finally revealed all 20 games that will feature on the miniature console. “PlayStation Classic offers these 20 amazing games and a virtual memory card to store your game saves,” the company explained in the announcement. The following classic games will be pre-loaded on the device: Battle Arena Toshinden Cool Boarders 2 Destruction Derby Final Fantasy VII Grand Theft Auto Intelligent Qube Jumping Flash! Metal Gear Solid Mr. Driller Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee Rayman Resident Evil Director’s Cut Revelations: Persona Ridge Racer Type 4 Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo Syphon Filter ...

  • Just Cause 4’s panoramic trailer teases Avalanche’s Apex engine’s tech

    Red Dead might be the only game your friends and granny are talking about this week, but it's not the only title to look forward to this year. In December, Rico Rodriquez will return with more disregard for his own life in Just Cause 4. Developed by Avalanche Studios, Just Cause 4 is set to include the explosions that made the third instalment so enjoyable, while also introducing a new government you can overthrow in a country called Solis. The title, which received its panoramic 4K 60fps trailer this week, is also set to include dynamic weather effects -- powered by Avalanche's...