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PlayStation Store Will Stay Online for PS3 and Vita

Sony has partially reversed course on its decision to shut down the PlayStation Store for PS3 and PS Vita games, canceling the Summer 2021 shutdown plans.

Earthblade Revealed as New Game from Celeste Developers

Celeste developer Extremely OK Games has revealed Earthblade, a mysterious new project that emerged after a brutal prototyping process.

Starting Tomorrow You Could Play Xbox Game Pass on Safari Via Streaming

Starting tomorrow, if you're a PC or Apple device user, you may receive an invite to beta test the Xbox Cloud Gaming service on those devices.

Wave 2 of Project Deluge Brings PS1, CD-i, and Saturn Prototypes

The newest wave of prototypes from Hidden Palace's massive video game archival project includes titles from the PS1, CD-i, and Sega Saturn generation.

Lemnis Gate Releasing This Summer and For Next-Generation Consoles

Lemnis Gate will also now be released on PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Amazon Game Studios Cancels Lord Of The Rings Game

Remember the Lord of the Rings game announced by Amazon Game Studios and Leyou a couple of years back? It's been canned by Amazon.

Valheim Update 0.150.3 Released Fixes Terrain Load Time Issue

The new Valheim Update rewrites the Terrain System so that it no longer drags the game to a crawl in heavily modified areas

Friday Night Funkin' Drops Week 7

Week 7 of Friday Night Funkin' overloaded the Newgrounds servers for a moment as it launched. A Kickstarter also achieved its funding goal in a matter of hours.

[Updated] It Looks Like Nintendo Labo is Sticking Around... For Now

It looks like the Nintendo Labo may be coming to an end — Nintendo has shut down the official website for the line of interactive cardboard toys.

Super Rare Games 2021 Releases Include Abzu, Deponia

Five new Super Rare Games 2021 releases have been revealed including Abzu, Deponia, and more, all of which are coming to the Nintendo Switch this year.

TES Online Crown Store Items Earnable in Gameplay in Update 30

You'll soon be able to earn TES Online Crown Store items with the new "Endeavors" system debuting in Update 30, arriving early Summer 2021.

Gnomepunk is a City Builder All About Those Crazy Gnomes

Gnomepunk embraces one fantasy's weirdest race and has you building a city and striving to help them survive the rough world with a dash of humor

Freelancer Mod Arrives in Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade's Freelancer mod, which lets players play as a regular soldier, now has a version for Mount and Blade II.

The PlayStation 5 Is Now The Fastest-Selling Console In US History

Analysts from the NPD Group have confirmed that the PlayStation 5 is the fastest-selling console in US history, beating out the Wii, the PS2, and more.

Genshin Impact Version 1.5 is Coming Very Soon With Player Housing

Genshin Impact's latest patch will give players two new characters, which will include a Five-star and Four-star character.

Square Enix Shoots Down Acquisition Rumors

Square Enix has shot down rumors that it's about to be acquired by a third party, stating that it has received no offers and has no interest in selling.

Humble Bundle Price Sliders Are Broken, Customers Say

Humble Bundle price sliders have been broken in recent weeks, with some customers claiming that they can't adjust the bundle price split at all.

Valve Reduces CS:GO Bans Restriction for Pro Play

Valve has ligthened competitive play restrictions for CS:GO bans, although we can't say for sure what effects this will have on the esports scene.

New Bungie IP Has a Strong Focus on Competitive PvP

A job listing for a new Bungie IP indicates that it will likely have team-based competitive PvP — and that makes it a potential candidate for esports.

CD Projekt Red Made $300 Million in Profit Last Year

Despite Cyberpunk 2077's shaky launch, CD Projekt Red brought in a staggering $300 million in profit for Fiscal Year 2020.

Social City Builder Patron Comes To Steam Q3 2021

Newly-announced "social dynamics" city-builder Patron bucks the conventions of its genre by heavily focusing on the social element. It's coming in Q3 2021.

Wasteland 3's First DLC is Coming This June

Wasteland 3: The Battle of Steeltown is the first DLC for Wasteland 3 and will be coming out this June.

Solasta: Crown Of The Magister Emerges From Early Access May 27th

Turn-based Dungeons and Dragons RPG Solasta: Crown of the Magister is getting a full release very soon. It's coming to Steam and GOG this May.

Days Gone PC Release Date Announced For May

Sony has announced the Days Gone PC Release Date and you'll be able to go on a motorbike battling journey against zombies in May

Valheim Ninja Warrior Course and Competition Created

A Valheim player is designing an obstacle course inspired by the ones used in the sports entertainment game show Ninja Warrior.

Perfect World is Making a Torchlight Mobile Game

Perfect World has announced that a Torchlight mobile game is in development — and this isn't the first time the franchise tried to launch on phones.

Persona Mobile Game 'Code Name: X' is Coming to China

Chinese publisher Perfect World has revealed a new Persona mobile game called Code Name: X, but there's no telling whether or not it will come to the West.

Cris Tales Release Date Revealed for Summer 2021

Following several delays, the Cris Tales release date has finally been locked in: it's coming to PC and consoles in mid-Summer 2021.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids DLC Delayed

The Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids DLC release date has been delayed to give gamers "a more refined experience."

King of Seas is a Pirate ARPG Coming This May

King of Seas is an ARPG set in a procedurally generated world where you can expect lost islands, fights, and booty.