Microsoft Reportedly Close To Purchasing New Vegas Developer Obsidian Entertainment

According to a report from Kotaku's Jason Schreier, technology titan Microsoft is in talks to acquire independent development house Obsidian Entertainment. Obsidian is the esteemed studio responsible for 2010's Fallout: New Vegas...

Games industry brings £2.87 billion, nearly 50,000 jobs to UK economy

A report has revealed that the games industry contributes £2.87 billion to the UK economy, along with employment for 47,620 people. The report, entitled “Screen Business: How tax incentives help power economic...

Sony CEO confirms work on PS4 successor

Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida has confirmed that the company is working on a successor to the PlayStation 4. Speaking to the (paywalled) Financial Times, Yoshida said: “At this point, what I can say...

Cyberpunk 2077 Developer Partners With Multiplayer Studio Digital Scapes

The developers behind Cyberpunk 2077 have entered into a "long-term strategic cooperation" with Digital Scapes. Digital Scapes is a Vancouver-based multiplayer-focused development house with previous experience working on games like Company of...

Microsoft announces Project xCloud game-streaming technology

Microsoft has unveiled Project xCloud, a game-streaming service which will bring Xbox One games to pretty much any device. Detailing the service on Microsoft’s blog, Kareem Choudhry, the company’s Corporate Vice President, Gaming...

Capcom details Resident Evil 2 Deluxe Edition

Capcom has issued details of what the Deluxe Edition of Resident Evil 2 will contain. The hotly anticipated remake of the 1998 survival horror game – held by many to be the...

Sony patent points towards backwards compatibility on PlayStation 5

A patent filed by Sony has emerged, which appears to provide a potential means of making PS4 games backwards-compatible on the forthcoming PlayStation 5. The patent was filed in the US as...

The Walking Dead: The Final Season’s Remaining Episodes Get Picked Up By Skybound Games

It looks like fans of The Walking Dead will be able to see the conclusion of the Telltale franchise after all. The series has been picked up by Robert Kirkman, the creator...

Trihex given Twitch ban for using derogatory term

Popular Twitch streamer Trihex has incurred a ban from the platform for using a “derogatory term”. Trihex, aka Mychal Jefferson, is one of Twitch’s most popular streamers, achieving fame primarily due to...
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Nintendo reportedly readying upgraded Switch for 2019 release

A report has emerged suggesting that Nintendo is working on an upgraded version of the Switch for release in 2019. The news appeared in a (paywalled) Wall Street Journal article,  which states...