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People are Celebrating Mario's "Death" Today

People on social media are humorously celebrating the upcoming "death" of Mario, represented by the removal of some limited-time Mario games.

PUBG Lite Is Getting Shut Down

On the front page of PUBG Lite's website a Service Termination notice has appeared, stating that PUBG Lite will be shutting down on April 29.

No Man's Sky Announces and Releases Surprise Expeditions Update

No Man's Sky's latest update features Expeditions, a new game mode where groups of players start together on a shared journey.

Genshin Impact PS5 Version Coming Soon With Lots Of Improvements

Developer miHoYo has announced that Genshin Impact is on its way to PS5 soon with a host of visual and performance improvements.

Upcoming DC Universe Online World Of Flashpoint Episode Will Be Free

The next DC Universe Online episode, World of Flashpoint, will be free for all players regardless of membership status. It'll add new gear, raids, and more.

Destruction AllStars Physical Release Arrives April 2021

A Destruction AllStars physical release is coming to select retailers in select countries in the first week of April 2021.

Forza Motorsport 7 Sabine Schmitz Event Pays Tribute to a Legend

A Forza Motorsport 7 Sabine Schmitz Rivals event is paying tribute to a racing legend by challenging you to drive around the Nürburgring in a van.

Oculus Quest 2 Sales Surpass Past Models in 6 Months

Facebook Reality Labs VP Andrew Bosworth has said that Oculus Quest 2 sales have surpassed all of its predecessors combined in just six months.

The Future of Cyberpunk 2077 Multiplayer is Uncertain

The future of Cyberpunk 2077 multiplayer is much less certain after CD Projekt Red has announced a shift in its corporate strategy.

The Witcher 3 Next-Gen Upgrade Arrives Later This Year

The Witcher 3 next-gen upgrade will be arriving later in 2021, bringing CD Projekt Red's take on Geralt's adventures to the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.

New Games with Gold For April 2021 Includes Vikings: Wolves of Midgard and Dark Void

Xbox's Games with Gold for April 2021 will add Vikings: Wolves of Midgard, Truck Racing Championships, Dark Void, and Hard Corps: Uprising.

Descenders Rides For Xbox Series X|S This Summer

RageSquid and No More Robots' downhill "rogue-bike" cycling sim Descenders is coming to Xbox Series X|S this summer with a host of improvements.

Escape From Tarkov's Latest Patch Includes New Equipment, Items, and Voices

Escape From Tarkov's patch notes for 0.12.10 will have new equipment such as new chest rigs, new clothing for USEC, BEAR, and Scavs, and many other fixes and changes.

Europa Universalis IV: Leviathan Expansion Negotiates April Launch

The new Europa Universalis IV expansion has a release date. Leviathan, so named for Thomas Hobbes' famous political tract, comes to PC on April 27th.

New Marvel's Avengers Outfits Lead to Confusion and Frustration

A vaguely-worded tweet about an upcoming event in Marvel's Avengers has led to fans upset over some accompanying purchasable costume DLC.

Create Your Own Las Vegas Dream in Grand Casino Tycoon

The Grand Casino Tycoon release date has been announced, meaning you will soon be able to plan to build your own opulent casino resort

Arcade Paradise Lets You Live Your 90s Dream By Building an Arcade, Coming 2021

Arcade Paradise is the next game from Vostok Inc. developer Nosebleed Interactive that allows you to build your very own game arcade in the 90s.

Monster Hunter Rise Saves Are Being Locked by a Bug

An unfortunate bug involving DLC gestures is causing players to get locked out of their Monster Hunter Rise saves until Capcom manages to fix it.

PlayStation Store on PS3 Consoles Closes This July

The PlayStation Store for the PS3, PS Vita, and PSP is closing down for good this summer, although you'll still be able to download games you already own.

Stellar 'Subverse' Sales Secure #2 Spot on Steam

Subverse sales have been surprisingly stellar, securing the second-place spot on Steam's weekly charts. And yes, Valheim is still at the top.

Assassin's Creed 2 Among Ubisoft Games Losing Online Features

Assassin's Creed 2 and Far Cry 2 are among the list of 8 Ubisoft games that are ending their online services in late May 2021.

PAX East 2021 Has Been Canceled, Replaced By Pax Online 2021

PAX East 2021 has been cancelled and replaced with PAX Online, which will take place from Thursday, July 15 to Sunday, July 18.

Terraria Update Brings Steam Workshop Support And More

If you've been crossing your fingers and hoping for Terraria Steam Workshop support, then hope no longer. The new update adds that and more.

[Updated] Sega Retracts DMCA On SteamDB's Yakuza: Like a Dragon Page

Yakuza: Like a Dragon's SteamDB page has been taken down because Sega's lawyers has sent them a DMCA because they think they're distributing the game.

Famitsu Editor Arrested for Alleged Fraud

Eiichi Sato, an editor at Famitsu, Japan's biggest gaming publication, has been arrested for allegedly stealing $3,600 via fraud.

Cyberpunk 2077 Update 1.2 Will Fix A Battalion Of Bugs

Cyberpunk 2077 update 1.2 is coming soon, and CD Projekt Red just announced what it'll contain. It's a big one with plenty of bug fixes.

Astria Ascending Revives Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey in 2021

Astria Ascending is a revival of the 2015 JRPG Zodiac: Orcanon Ascending written by a Final Fantasy verteran and coming to PC and consoles later in 2021.

Hunt the Dead in Death's Door, Coming Summer 2021

Death's Door is the next game from Devolver Digital and Titan's Souls developer Acid Nerve that promises a thrilling avian adventure for Summer 2021.

Rust Console Edition Release Date Set for May 2021

The Rust Console Edition release date has been locked in for May 2021, letting you play this survival crafting game on PS4 and Xbox One this spring.

Moonglow Bay is Basically Stardew Valley for Fishing

Moonglow Bay is an upcoming fishing RPG with Stardew Valley vibes set in a Canadian town with a dark secret, coming to PC and Xbox later in 2021.