A front view of the Ul'dah Model from Final Fantasy XIV

This Final Fantasy XIV Diorama of Ul'dah Might Be the Coolest Thing You'll See Today

Square Enix and the Japanese luxury mall Isetan just launched a Final Fantasy XIV collaboration event, and one of the most surprising elements is a gorgeous diorama model of the familiar city-state…

September 29, 2023 | 04:16 EDT

Hatoful Boyfriend Yuuya Sakazaki

Epic Games Looking Into Alleged Unpaid Royalties to Hatoful Boyfriend Creator

Today Hatoful Boyfriend creator Hato Moa took to X (formerly Twitter) to mention that she has not received any royalties for the sales of the game since the acquisition of Mediatonic by Epic Games in…

September 29, 2023 | 03:02 EDT

The Samurai Shodown character Wu Ruixiang in closeup with a bear behind her

Samurai Shodown Rollback Netcode Update Delayed Beyond September

The upcoming Samurai Shodown rollback netcode has been delayed once again, and no new release date has been announced. In a post on X earlier today, developer SNK revealed that the update, which…

September 29, 2023 | 09:50 EDT

Artwork for Honkai: Star Rail version 1.4, depicting two of its characters smiling at the camera

Honkai: Star Rail Version 1.4 Brings New Areas And Characters, Plus A PS5 Release Date, In October

HoYoverse has announced the Honkai: Star Rail version 1.4 release date, and we also now know when the game is hitting PS5. As revealed in a live stream earlier today, Honkai: Star Rail makes its way…

September 29, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

Knights of the Old Republic Remake

Knights of the Old Republic Remake Trailers Removed as Fans Fear Possible Cancellation

It appears that Embracer and Sony Interactive Entertainment are scrubbing the internet clean of all traces of the Ktar Wars: Knights of the Old Republic that they can.  As noticed by Twitter user…

September 28, 2023 | 09:59 EDT

The logo of Epic Games

Epic Games Lays Off 830 Employees

Today Epic Games announced a a large round of layoffs affecting its employees.  According to a press release echoing a letter to the staff from CEO Tim Sweeney, 830 employees have been laid off, 16…

September 28, 2023 | 12:37 EDT

Several figures gathered around a table in a hall in the Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Lord of Nothing DLC

Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous Lord Of Nothing DLC Release Date Revealed

Owlcat has announced the Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Lord of Nothing DLC release date. The DLC, which will be the game's penultimate major expansion, launches on November 21st across PC and…

September 28, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash - Yuji Itadori, Megumi Fushiguro, Nobara Kugisaki, Satoru Gojo, and Ryomen Sukuna

Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash Reveals First 5 Playable Characters

Today Bandai Namco Entertainment revealed the first five playable characters who will appear in the upcoming fighting action game Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash. They are Yuji Itadori, Megumi Fushiguro…

September 28, 2023 | 11:09 EDT

A cityscape at nighttime in Cities: Skylines 2 (the Steam version of the game was used for this screenshot)

Cities: Skylines 2 Console Versions Pushed Back To Spring 2024

Colossal Order and Paradox have announced a Cities: Skylines 2 console delay, with the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S versions of the game now due next year. In a post on X, Paradox says its team needs "…

September 28, 2023 | 09:07 EDT

A vampiric figure sitting on a throne, resting his elbow on a skull, and looking menacing in V Rising

V Rising 1.0 Will Bring An Engine Overhaul, A Progression Rework, And More

Stunlock has released a new V Rising 1.0 dev blog that looks forward to what you can expect from the game's full release next year. In the blog, Stunlock says the first thing it's focusing on with V…

September 28, 2023 | 08:40 EDT

A zoomed in version of Hanya's art in Honkai Star Rail

Honkai: Star Rail Reveals New Playable Character Hanya

Today Honkai: Star Rail developer HoYoverse revealed another character that will grace the game's Event Warp gacha down the line. Hanya is a four-star physical character following the path of…

September 28, 2023 | 01:32 EDT

Counter Strike 2 - Counter Terrorists Posing

Valve Surprise-releases Counter-Strike 2

Today Valve surprise released Counter-Strike 2 following a few months in limited testing after the announcement of the game back in March 2023. The game is now available to download on Steam for…

September 27, 2023 | 11:55 EDT

PlayStation Plus Monthly Games for October 2023

PlayStation Plus Monthly Games for October 2023 Announced

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment announced the games that all PlayStation Plus subscribers will receive at no additional cost for the month of October 2023, regardless of subscription tier.…

September 27, 2023 | 04:40 EDT

The logo for the Devil May Cry animated series in blood red letters on a dark background.

Netflix Releases First Look at Tomb Raider and Devil May Cry Animated Series

If you have been enjoying Netflix, chances are you have seen one of their major animated game adaptations. Now, Netflix has dropped several new trailers showcasing more incoming animated adaptations…

September 27, 2023 | 03:41 EDT

Microsoft FTC Activision Blizzard Ace Attorney Parody Image

FTC Resumes The Fight Against Microsoft's Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

The FTC has resumed its administrative case against the proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft.  According to the "Order returning matter to adjudication" published by the…

September 27, 2023 | 01:07 EDT

Dwarves in Deep Rock Galactic

Deep Rock Galactic Developer Explains Why it Doesn't Have Female Characters

Deep Rock Galactic doesn't have playable female dwarves among its cast, and Ghost Ship Games has provided the fans with a reason why they aren't coming any time soon. The reveal was made on Reddit…

September 27, 2023 | 12:26 EDT

The "Knight of Beauty" Argenti in Honkai: Star Rail

Honkai: Star Rail Reveals New Character Argenti

Today Honkai: Star Rail developer HoYoverse revealed another character that will become playable down the line as part of the popular RPG's gacha. His name is Argenti and he's a five-star physical…

September 27, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

Suppiluliuma and Kurunta, the two faction leaders of the Hittite faction in Total War: Pharaoh

Total War: Pharaoh Hittite Faction Deep Dive Reveals Two Very Different Leaders

Creative Assembly and Sega have released a brand new Total War: Pharaoh faction deep dive, this time focusing on the Hittites. The ancient Anatolian faction will give you two leaders to choose from…

September 27, 2023 | 10:39 EDT

Alan Wake anxiously hammering away at a typewriter while sitting at a desk in Alan Wake 2

Alan Wake 2 "Built" For 30FPS But Will Have Console Performance Mode, Remedy Says

Remedy Entertainment has revealed that an Alan Wake 2 console performance mode will be included with the game, although it's not yet clear whether it'll hit a solid 60FPS throughout the game.…

September 27, 2023 | 09:46 EDT

Jude Bellingham in EA Sports FC 24, the successor to the FIFA series, which has been delisted from digital storefronts

EA Has Removed The Entire FIFA Series From Digital Storefronts

EA has seemingly removed every single FIFA game from digital storefronts just a couple of days ahead of the upcoming release of EA Sports 24. As spotted by ResetEra user nolifebr, every FIFA game…

September 27, 2023 | 08:33 EDT

a Night Elf in World of Warcraft

Chris Metzen Named Executive Creative Director of the Warcraft Universe

The name Chris Metzen should be familiar to most Warcraft and World of Warcraft veterans, and today the Blizzard veteran is taking on a new role that is also old at the same time.  According to an…

September 26, 2023 | 03:42 EDT

Huohuo in Honkai Star Rail

Honkai Star Rail Reveals Huohuo as PS5 Version Passes 1 Million Pre-registrations

Today HoYoverse shared a new character who will appear down the line in its popular RPG Honkai: Star Rail, alongside a milestone for the upcoming PS5 port.  The new character is Huohuo, a 5-star…

September 26, 2023 | 02:38 EDT

Persona 5 Tactica - Morgana is a drill sergeant

Learn How to Play Persona 5 Tactica Directly from Morgana [UPDATED]

Today Sega released a new video of Persona 5 Tactica, in which Morgana himself teaches the ins and outs of the game, including some useful tips.  Of course, it's also a good chance to take another…

September 26, 2023 | 01:36 EDT

 Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden Screenshot Portraying two Characters

Don't Nod Delays Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden To Avoid Busy Release Period

French Developer Don't Nod and Focus Entertainment announced a delay for their game Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden.  The game was supposed to be released on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S on…

September 26, 2023 | 01:29 EDT

What appears to be a young Sephiroth gazing into the fire in Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis, which is also coming to PC

Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis PC Version Confirmed By Square Enix

Square Enix has announced that a Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis PC version is in development. The mobile RPG, which launched on iOS and Android earlier this month, is also coming to PC via Steam,…

September 26, 2023 | 09:40 EDT

Wolf facing off against an enemy in a snowy village environment in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Sales Reach 10 Million Worldwide

From Software has announced that Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice sales have crossed a major milestone worldwide. The hack-and-slash adventure, which was released back in 2019, has passed the 10 million…

September 26, 2023 | 08:36 EDT

Cyberpunk 2077 - Graffiti of Crimea with Coat of Arms of Ukraine and Symbol of Crimean Tatars

Cyberpunk 2077 Developer Apologizes For Anti-Russian Ukrainian Localization

Today Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red apologized for "remarks that could offend some Russian players" included in the Ukrainian localization of the big 2.0 update. The apology, shared on the…

September 25, 2023 | 11:09 EDT

Retro-style key artwork of Stories from Sol: The Gun-Dog

Stories from Sol: The Gun-Dog Developers Would Love PlayStation & Switch Versions

Stories from Sol: The Gun-Dog is an absolutely charming PC-98 style visual level, and for now, it's coming only on PC. Yet, its developers have wider ambitions.  TechRaptor spoke to creative…

September 25, 2023 | 05:21 EDT

Starfield - a Screenshots of Sarah Morgan

Starfield Developers Have a "Big List" of Things They Want to Add

Starfield director Todd Howard shared some information about Bethesda's plans for the future of the game, alongside insight on the acquisition by Microsoft.  Howard shared the details on the newest…

September 25, 2023 | 01:01 EDT

Devolver Digital Logo on Cult of the Lamb Screenshot

Devolver Digital's Financial Results Decline Following Game Delays

Today Indie-focused publiser Devolver Digital announced its financial results for the six months ended on June 30, 2023, showing some decline across the board. The publisher has delayed some high-…

September 25, 2023 | 10:58 EDT

The seven heroes of The Legend of Legacy HD Remastered in a row

The Legend Of Legacy HD Remastered Revealed For Next Year

NIS America has unveiled The Legend of Legacy HD Remastered, a revamped version of the 2015 cult 3DS JRPG. The Legend of Legacy was developed by Cattle Call, the same studio behind 2018's The…

September 25, 2023 | 09:21 EDT

Artwork for Temtem update 1.5, which depicts characters walking through a spooky forest with creepy Temtems watching them

Temtem Update 1.5 Brings A New Mythical Temtem And More

Crema and Humble Games have released Temtem update 1.5, and the developer is calling this one "the biggest patch since we launched 1.0". Following on from patch 1.4, which celebrated Pride in a very…

September 25, 2023 | 08:35 EDT

Final Fantasy XIV Update 6.5 Zero

Final Fantasy XIV Reveals Update 6.5 Gameplay Aplenty, Details, & KFC Collaboration

Today Square Enix hosted the 79th Letter from the Producer Live broadcast dedicated to its popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV, focusing on the next major update, numbered 6.5 and titled "Growing Light…

September 24, 2023 | 03:44 EDT

Final Fantasy XIV Updaate 6.5 "Growing Ligt" art showing Zero and the heroes

Final Fantasy XIV Update 6.5 "Growing Light" Gets Release Date

Today Square Enix announced the release date of Final Fantasy XIV Update 6.5 titled "Growing Light"  Part 1 will be released on October 3, 2023, while Part.2 (patch 6.55) will come in mid-January…

September 24, 2023 | 02:21 EDT

Xbox Game Pass Graphic with "Exclusive?!" lettering

Phil Spencer Vows There Won't Be Xbox Game Pass Exclusive Games

Subscription exclusivity is common among TV shows and even movies. Could it happen with Xbox Game Pass in the future? Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer denied that possibility in an interview with…

September 23, 2023 | 06:40 EDT

Hideo Kojima Announces His New Game in Partnership with Xbox in 2022

Phil Spencer Explains Why We Haven't Heard About Hideo Kojima's Xbox Game

Some may have been wondering what happened to Hideo Kojima's game developed in partnership with Xbox and announced last year.  Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer himself was interviewed by the…

September 23, 2023 | 04:59 EDT

Sword Art Online Last Recollection - Yuuki Konno is Back

Sword Art Online Last Recollection Strikes Us in The Feels & Brings Yuuki Back

Bandai Namco announced a new character that will join the cast of Sword Art Online Last Recollection, and it's someone who many thought was lost forever; Yuuki Konno. Yet, she's back, and if I said…

September 23, 2023 | 02:15 EDT

EVE Vanguard - a Shotgun With a fiery backdrop

EVE Online Reveals EVE Vanguard FPS Module, New Expansion, and More

Today CCP Games is celebrating all things EVE Online at EVE Fanfest 2023, and it had quite a few interesting announcements for and of the venerable space MMORPG.  The first and perhaps most…

September 22, 2023 | 10:19 EDT

Idris Elba as Solomon Reed in Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty

Idris Elba Looks Cool as Hell in Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Live-Action Trailer

Today CD Projekt RED released the live-action trailer of the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 expansion Phantom Liberty, starring popular actor Idris Elba. The actor, who plays legendary agent Solomon Kane…

September 22, 2023 | 12:47 EDT

A character walking through a futuristic city in the Honkai Impact 3rd Part 2 update

Honkai Impact 3rd Part 2 Update Takes You To Mars In February

Hoyoverse has announced the Honkai Impact 3rd Part 2 update, and as you might imagine, it's a pretty big one. Set to launch in February, Honkai Impact 3rd Part 2 will take you to Mars, which, it…

September 22, 2023 | 09:27 EDT

Battle Mage posing for the camera in DNF Duel

DNF Duel Reveals Its Third Season Pass Character: Battle Mage

A new DNF Duel DLC character has been revealed, and if you weren't a fan of Brawler's burly antics, this one might be for you. Just a week after previous DLC character Brawler's release date, Battle…

September 22, 2023 | 08:30 EDT

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth - Kson's character Kei stands behind the counter of the Revolve Bar

Popular VTuber Kson's Character in Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth Revealed

Sega has kept the character played in Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth by popular Vtuber and YouTuber Kson a mystery, until now.  Today I played the demo of the game at Tokyo Game Show (of course, you…

September 22, 2023 | 07:26 EDT

Tales of the Shire a lord of the rings game written artistically over a showing of pastoral England type area

Cozy Hobbit Game Tales of the Shire Announced

Last year Private Division announced that it was partnering with special effects masters Weta Workshop to create a new Lord of the Rings game, drawing on the studio's expertise with Middle-Earth from…

September 21, 2023 | 08:21 EDT

Baldur's Gate 3 - a Magic Mirror that lets you change your appearance

Baldur's Gate 3 Will Let You Change Appearance, Pronouns, & More With New Update

Today Larian Studios revealed a major piece of kit that will be included in the next update of Baldur's Gate 3, a magic mirror for your camp.  According to the announcement made on X (formerly…

September 21, 2023 | 05:34 EDT

A planning scene in Tom Clancy's The Division 2

Ubisoft Quietly Drops Tom Clancy's The Division 3 Announcement

When you think about the announcement of a new AAA game, you probably expect spectacular trailers and fanfare, but this wasn't the case with Tom Clancy's The Division 3.  Ubisoft announced that …

September 21, 2023 | 01:28 EDT

Embracer Group Logo Superinposed on Dead Island 2 Art

Embracer Looking Into Alternatives to Layoffs, but There Will Be Further Studio Closures

Embracer Group is hosting its annual general meeting of shareholders, and CEO Lars Wingefors discussed the current restructuring and future initiatives to continue it.  Wingefors started his…

September 21, 2023 | 12:02 EDT

A character with a gun walking towards the camera in the first Everywhere gameplay trailer

Build A Rocket Boy Reveals First Everywhere Gameplay Footage

Build A Rocket Boy has revealed the first Everywhere gameplay footage, giving us an idea of what to expect from this highly ambitious sandbox endeavor. Everywhere was first unveiled in 2017 as the…

September 21, 2023 | 09:34 EDT

Artwork for the Dyson Sphere Program combat system update, depicting a sinister enemy launching ships to attack you

Dyson Sphere Program Combat System Coming In December Update

If you've been waiting for a Dyson Sphere Program combat system update to liven up your factory-building efforts, then you're in luck. Developer Youthcat Studio and publisher Gamera Games have…

September 21, 2023 | 09:18 EDT