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Tom Holland doesn’t sound thrilled with his performance in the Uncharted movie

“It was a mistake and is something that I will probably never do again.” by Wesley Yin-Poole, Eurogamer Tom Holland has spoken about his role as Nathan Drake in the upcoming Uncharted movie – and it doesn’t sound like he’s particularly thrilled with his performance. In a new interview with GQ, the Spider-Man star from South London said playing Drake in the film was sometimes “less about land a mark and go through this scene and more about land a mark, stand like this and see my bulging biceps… “It was a mistake and is something that I will probably never do again.” It’s worth looking in more detail at Holland’s quote here. GQ sets it up by describing the […]

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EA Is Putting the Future of its Franchises, Including Titanfall, into its Studios’ Hands

Chief studios officer Laura Miele talks about her role working with EA’s internal studios, and how those studios are looking for more ways to listen and respond to their fans by Rebekah Valentine, IGN Laura Miele loves working with people who make games — a love that began to be cultivated around 25 years ago, when she got her start at former EA subsidiary and Command & Conquer creator Westwood Studios.”Those years working directly with developers forever shaped my understanding of the complexities and sophistication of game development, as well as my appreciation and admiration of game developers,” Miele says.Now, she’s the chief studios officer for EA, where she works with over 6,000 game developers across the company. Miele tells […]

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Xbox Live has been down since 3 PM, and many users can’t play their games

by Richard Lawler, Engadget Just as the folks at Sony preview the future with their latest State of Play event, Xbox players are unable to login at all, as the online service is suffering a major outage. The latest update from 5 PM ET indicates Microsoft is working on the issue, but doesn’t provide any kind of ETA for when it will be resolved. According to the Xbox Live Status page, the outage started around 3:15 PM ET, and there’s no sign yet of anything getting better. Update: As of 5:10 PM ET the status page’s latest update says “we’re close to resolving the issue,” so hang in there. Update 2: 15 minutes later, and the status is still “close” so hopefully playing […]

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Anthem 2.0 Has Been Officially Canceled

The troubled history of Anthem is coming to an end, as Bioware reveals that Anthem 2.0 is officially cancelled in favor of focusing on other titles. by Anthony Puleo, Game Rant It’s no secret that Anthem had something of a troubled launch, but fans of the game placed all their hope in the elusive Anthem 2.0. Waiting for any sort of news on this has been an adventure in and of itself, but now the project is officially canceled. This news comes directly from Christian Dailey, the head of the Anthem reboot project, so there’s no denying its legitimacy. In summary, Dailey explains that the team that was working on Anthem will now be dedicating its resources towards other things like Dragon Age, Mass Effect, and Star Wars: […]

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Move over, MCU and DCEU, Todd McFarlane reveals his plans for extended ‘Spawn’ universe built around iconic Black hero

by Ethan Alter, Yahoo Entertainment Todd McFarlane remembers the moment he knew he wanted to create a different complexion of superhero. The artist and writer was midway through his groundbreaking Spider-Man run when he found himself alternately intrigued and frustrated by a design limitation of Marvel Comics’s signature wall-crawler. “It always bugged me that I was drawing a character who was covered from head to toe, which meant that nobody knew who was underneath the costume,” McFarlane tells Yahoo Entertainment now. “You didn’t know if they were Asian or Latino or white, and I always had this curiosity about why. I mean, you can see the Flash and Batman from the nose down, so we know who they are. But for any […]

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SUPERMAN ’78 and BATMAN ’89 Are Coming in All-New DC Comics

by Eric Diaz, Nerdist Robert Venditti (Hawkman) and Wilfredo Torres (Batman ’66) will collaborate on Superman ’78 to tell stories set within the world Richard Donner and Christopher Reeves created in Superman: The Movie. In Superman ’78, bystanders are surprised and delighted by Superman’s abilities. And Lois Lane doesn’t (yet!) know that Clark Kent is secretly Superman. Inspired by Donner’s timeless style of superhero storytelling, in Superman ’78 Venditti and Torres will show fans that a man can truly fly. Hopefully this comic will give fans things we never got before in those classic films. Perhaps villains like Bizarro and Brainiac. Continuing the twisted adventures of DC’s Dark Knight from Tim Burton’s seminal classic Batman movies movies, Batman ’89 brings in screenwriter Sam Hamm (Batman, Batman Returns) and artist Joe Quinones (Dial H for Hero) to […]

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Game developer hasn’t left home in 10 years

by Emerald Pellot, In The Know Nito Souji is the internet’s favorite hikikomori — the video game developer hasn’t left his apartment in 10 years. In Japan, there are roughly 1 million people who identify as hikikomori, people who isolate at home for at least six consecutive months. Hikikomori don’t travel to school or work or interact with others outside of their family. Souji became a hikikomori in part by circumstance and in part by choice. When Souji couldn’t get a job after college or become a novelist like he had dreamed, he went to his hometown to live alone in his aunt’s apartment. “I had no friends in my hometown and felt rushed to become financially independent as soon as possible, feeling ashamed to go outside. So I […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 Is Not Selling Great On Console

by Ethan Gach, Kotaku Cyberpunk 2077‘s console launch was a disaster, and sure enough sales on console now seem to reflect that, with the game tumbling off of last month’s best seller list according to the latest report by the NPD market research group. Even the nearly four-year-old Switch exclusive The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sold better. Cyberpunk 2077 sank to the 18 spot on NPD’s list of the January 2021’s best selling games, down from the number two spot in December, the month it released. That puts it right below Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition, which was number 17, and right above Super Mario Party for Switch, which was number 19. Here’s the full list: 1. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War 2. […]

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Former Halo Devs Are Reinventing Controversial Shooter, Six Days In Fallujah

Arriving for consoles this year by Fraser Gilbert, Pure Xbox Well, here’s something we never thought we’d see again! Controversial shooter Six Days in Fallujah was cancelled all the way back in 2009 after heavy criticism, but now it’s making a comeback under former Halo and Destiny leadership. The game is a first-person tactical military shooter that “recreates true stories of Marines, Soldiers, and Iraqi civilians who fought Al Qaeda during the toughest urban battle since 1968.” Players will reportedly lead a fireteam through real-life encounters enabled by unique technology that simulates the uncertainty and tactics of urban combat. Working on the project is developer Highwire Games, whose co-creators include Jaime Griesemer, former lead designer on Halo and Destiny, and Marty O’ Donnell, […]

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We could see some news for Final Fantasy VII Remake Part 2 this week

Chris Carter, Destructoid If you could measure thirst, the wait for Final Fantasy VII Remake Part 2 would be an ocean. It’s in a very unique position, to be sure. If the first Final Fantasy VII Remake bit bombed in every way, there probably wouldn’t even be a follow-up. But it was good! And it sold! So everyone is anxiously awaiting Part 2 for any number of reasons, which is definitely happening. A lot of us are curious as to how the team could possibly adapt the open world structure; a stark contrast to the more linear, yet personal Midgar setting. But for now, we can only speculate, as Square Enix hasn’t given us one iota of real info on Part 2. That could […]

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Anthem’s fate reportedly to be decided by EA this week

Is it worth expanding the team? Or is time to dump the game altogether? By Imogen Beckhelling, Rock Paper Shotgun Oh Anthem. The only BioWare game even I can’t defend. BioWare’s attempt at a Destiny-style online multiplayer game crashed and burned when it launched back in 2019, and the developers have made an effort to reboot and improve it ever since. In May last year, they announced Anthem Next, which sounds like its biggest overhaul yet. But now even Next’s future is uncertain. A new report claims BioWare’s parent company, Electronic Arts, will decide this week whether or not it’s worth trying to revive Anthem at all. According to Bloomberg, EA will hold a meeting this week to determine the game’s fate. They […]

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‘Grand Theft Auto V’ sold 20 million units in 2020, the most since its 2013 release, Take-Two CEO says

by Tyler Clifford, CNBC Nearly eight years since the release of “Grand Theft Auto V,” the biggest game under the Take-Two Interactive umbrella is selling better than ever, CEO Strauss Zelnick told CNBC’s Jim Cramer Tuesday. The video game, the latest major release of the “Grand Theft Auto” title series from the game developer’s Rockstar Games division, sold about 20 million units in 2020 and has now sold 140 million units since its release, according to figures released in Take-Two’s corporate earnings reports. “We’re grateful for the incredible work that Rockstar Games has done with ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘Grand Theft Auto Online,‘” Zelnick said in an interview on “Mad Money.” “It’s absolutely amazing that ‘Grand Theft Auto’ has sold more units […]

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Ubisoft Makes Assassin’s Creed Game Free for Limited Time

by Tyler Fischer, Comic Book Ubisoft has made an Assassin’s Creed game free, for some at least. Since Assassin’s Creed debuted back in 2007, Ubisoft hasn’t just added to it with a metric ton of mainline games, but it’s released spin-offs and put the series through a few stints of experimentation, which is how the Assassin’s Creed Chronicles sub-series was born. Fast-forward to today, and one of these games is now free for players. More specifically, and for a limited time, PC players, via Uplay, can download Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China for free, no strings attached. Unfortunately, if you’re on console — such as PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, or Nintendo Switch — you’re out of luck. Further, if you’re a Steam-only user or prefer the Epic Games Store, you’re […]

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CD Projekt hit by ransomware attack, refuses to pay ransom

by Zack Whittaker, Tech Crunch Polish video game maker CD Projekt, which makes Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher, has confirmed it was hit by a ransomware attack. In a statement posted to its Twitter account, the company said it will “not give in nor negotiate” with the hackers, saying it has backups in place. “We have already secured our IT infrastructure and begun restoring data,” the company said. According to the ransom note, the hackers said they would release the company’s stolen source code and other internal files if it did not pay the ransom, since the company would “most likely recover from backups.” But the company said for now that no personal data was taken. “We are still investigating the incident, […]

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‘Resident Evil’ movie reboot will premiere on Labor Day weekend

by Mariella Moon, Engadget The next Resident Evil film is set to open on September 3rd or this year’s Labor Day weekend, according to Deadline. While it’s still from Constantin Film, the German production company behind Paul W. S. Anderson’s adaptations, it’s not going to follow Milla Jovovich’s Alice anymore. The upcoming film is expected to follow the games closely and will serve as a reboot of the franchise’s movie series. Constantin first revealed its plans to make an origin movie based on the games late last year, with writer/director Johannes Roberts at the helm. At the time, Roberts said he wanted to “go back to the original first two games and recreate the terrifying visceral experience [he] had when [he] first played them” while […]

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‘Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake’ has been delayed indefinitely

by Igor Bonifacic, Engadget Ubisoft has delayed Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake once again, this time indefinitely. “We have made the decision to shift the release for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake to a later date,” Ubisoft said in a statement attributed to the game’s development team. “This extra development time will enable our teams to deliver a remake that feels fresh while remaining faithful to the original.” When Ubisoft announced The Sands of Time Remake in September, it said it would release the game in January. Before the end of the year, it delayed the game by two months to March, blaming the coronavirus pandemic for the setback. When it does finally come out, it will be available on PlayStation 4, […]