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October 2021 Archive

    1. GoldenEye 007's German ban has lifted, fuelling speculation it'll arrive on Nintendo Switch Online
    2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Happy Home Paradise is the game's final paid DLC, introduces 8 new villagers
    1. Resident Evil Village to receive free DLC
    2. Future Cyberpunk 2077 patches and DLC pushed into 2022
    3. Xbox Games with Gold November - Kingdom Two Crowns, Lego Batman 2, more
    4. More information on Multiversus, the Super Smash Bros-style game from Warner, has leaked
    5. Skyrim: Anniversary Edition features some Morrowind content and a new Mythic Dawn encounter
    6. Uncharted's Amy Hennig working on a new Marvel title at Skydance New Media
    7. What are you playing this weekend?
    1. The Witcher season 2 has got a monstrous new trailer
    2. The Dark Pictures: The Devil In Me is the final part of the horror anthology's first season
    3. Weird West buckles up for a January 11 release
    4. Assassin's Creed Infinity won't be free-to-play, still very early in development
    5. The Diablo Immortal closed beta has gone live - alongside multiple gameplay changes
    6. The Division Heartland and the Prince of Persia remake have been delayed
    7. Bright Memory: Infinite gets a PC release date – but no news about Xbox launch
    8. Facebook is dropping the Oculus name from products and services following Meta rebrand
    9. Ubisoft takes aim at blockchain games to 'enable more play-to-earn' opportunities
    10. A new VR version of GTA: San Andreas is coming to the Oculus Quest 2
    11. Call of Duty Warzone's Caldera map dated, Vanguard owners get 24-hour early access
    1. November PlayStation Plus line-up confirmed
    2. Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and Temple of Osiris coming to Nintendo Switch
    3. Battlefield 2042 video provides first in-depth look at three of the launch maps
    4. Apex Legends: Escape gameplay and everything you need to know about season 11
    5. Vicarious Visions set to undergo a name change
    6. Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick asks for salary cut in wake of ongoing legal battles
    7. Rise of the Tomb Raider will be free on PC for Prime members starting next week
    8. There's a free demo of Metroid Dread available to download right now
    9. According to Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre is creating "Great F-cking music" for GTA 6
    10. The PS5 has sold 13.4 million units, according to a new earnings report
    11. Resident Evil Village has now shipped 5 million units, selling faster than Resident Evil 7
    12. KartRider: Drift – a free-to-play kart racer – lands on PS4 and PS5 in 2022
    13. Got an Apple Music subscription? You can now download it on your PS5
    14. Little Devil Inside's latest trailer is all kinds of weird and wonderful
    15. Deathverse: Let It Die brings online action to PS4 and PS5 in 2022
    1. The King of Fighters 15 is getting an open beta on PlayStation systems in November
    2. Star Ocean: The Divine Force announced for PC, PlayStation and Xbox
    3. Free Bugsnax update takes you to Isle of Bigsnax next year
    4. Death's Door is coming to PS4, PS5, and Switch next month
    5. Final Fantasy 5 releases as part of the pixel remaster series in November
    6. Stadia is experimenting with 30-minute game demos and kicks things off with Hello Engineer
    7. Grab a bucket - The PS Plus line-up for November has been leaked
    8. A new PlayStation State of Play is happening today - watch it here
    9. Guardians of the Galaxy team praised for properly crediting trans dev who left during development
    10. Sackboy: A Big Adventure could be the next PlayStation game to launch on PC
    11. Ubisoft is taunting Far Cry 6 players for dropping the game
    12. The Division 2's next big update and new game mode delayed into February 2022
    13. Back 4 Blood has attracted over 6 million players
    1. Returnal now has a suspend cycle feature along with Photo Mode
    2. Blizzard has canceled next year's BlizzConline
    3. Shadow Warrior 3 delayed into early next year
    4. Native Twitch streaming is coming back to Xbox
    5. Hitman 3 Season of Wrath is the final Seven Deadly Sins Act and it's live
    6. There's a game based on A Quiet Place in the works
    7. Destiny 2 PC players - don't tab out before crucible matches
    8. There's a new campaign trailer for Halo Infinite, and it looks awesome
    9. Here are the rest of the Steam Sale dates for 2021
    10. Activision Blizzard's attempt to pause California sexual harassment lawsuit rejected by judge
    11. Apex Legends' Escape has an exciting new gameplay trailer
    12. You've got just over a week to change your name for free
    1. Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition PC specs have been released
    2. Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy reviews round-up - all the scores
    3. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy review: one of the best story-focused games of the year - with some catches
    4. Age of Empires 4 reviews round-up - all the scores
    5. We're getting a look at Halo Infinite campaign gameplay today
    6. Age of Empires 4 review — A learning experience
    1. Graphics card and CPU shortages may last until at least 2023, says Intel
    2. Xbox is collaborating on a Wu-Tang themed action-RPG – report
    3. Payday 3 is set in New York, stars the original gang
    1. Xbox October update adds 4K Dashboard, Night Mode, and more
    2. Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp delayed to spring 2022
    3. Pokemon Go Festival of Lights and Shinx Community Day coming in November
    4. Overwatch’s McCree gets a name change next week
    5. What are you playing this weekend?
    1. Horde Mode comes to Doom Eternal next week alongside 6.66 update
    2. CD Projekt has acquired the studio behind The Flame in the Flood
    3. NetEase acquires Suda51’s Grasshopper Manufacture
    4. Valheim devs tease Mistlands update with images of the mountain biome
    5. PlayStation's next State of Play will air October 27
    6. ConcernedApe’s Haunted Chocolatier is the next game from the Stardew Valley creator
    7. The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes review - caught between a video game and a movie
    8. GTA 3 and San Andreas Definitive Editions coming to PlayStation Now and Game Pass, respectively
    9. GTA: The Trilogy - Definitive Edition out digitally in November followed by a physical release in December
    10. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Sora Impressions - How good is the game's final fighter?
    1. Fortnite Shipwreck Cove guide - How to visit Shipwreck Cove
    2. Among Us releases for PlayStation and Xbox consoles in December
    3. Tiny Tina's Wonderlands classes, environments, spells, and melee mechanics revealed
    4. GTA Online Slashers and Phantom Car Halloween Events: How to spawn slashers
    5. Fortnite Spirit Vessel locations and how to use a Shadow Stone to recover a Spirit Vessel
    6. Pokemon Legends: Arceus video shows off Hisuian Zorua and Hisuian Zoroark
    7. Performance, UI, Commorose, squad play and everything else DICE learned from the Battlefield 2042 beta
    8. One of Battlefield 2042's Specialists can basically wallhack
    9. GTA Online UFO Event: All UFO locations
    10. Here's an official look at the Uncharted movie trailer
    11. Fallout 76 is free to play now through October 25
    12. Saints Row opening mission gameplay has been revealed
    13. Amazon will now let you transfer between New World servers, regional transfers coming at some point
    14. The Uncharted movie trailer has leaked – and it looks pretty authentic to the games
    1. Sea of Thieves is celebrating reaching 25 million players by handing out gold and Doubloons
    2. Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition coming soon
    3. Starfield video introduces you to the game's Settled Systems
    4. Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3 won't arrive on PS5 or Xbox Series X/S until next year
    5. God of War is coming to PC in January
    6. Warzone Spectral Blast and how to play as a ghost in Warzone
    7. Where to find candy in Fortnite to complete Hollowhead's quests
    8. No Man's Sky's latest expedition introduces ridable sandworms
    9. EA opens new studio in Seattle to work on first-person games, led by Marcus Lehto
    10. There's a new PS5 firmware update
    11. Xbox Game Pass subscriptions miss Microsoft's target
    12. You can't get Dying Light on Switch via EU eShop because the game is banned in Germany
    13. Destiny 2 will charge you extra for dungeons from Witch Queen expansion onwards – and fans aren't happy
    14. Activision has fired "more than 20 employees" following harassment allegations
    1. Fortnite Ghostbusters Containment Specialist Quests: Where to find Seismographs, mini-Pufts, and Ghost Traps
    2. Fortnite The Oracle Speaks guide - How to complete all Dark Jonesey quests
    3. Fortnite Ariana Grande Monster Hunter Quests: How to reveal the Command Symbol
    4. One of the year's best games headlines October Game Pass titles
    5. A new Splinter Cell is in development - report
    6. Riders Republic is free to play for a week
    7. The Witcher 3 - Game of the Year Edition rated for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S
    8. Twitch’s ‘no ban list’ intended to keep key talent from leaving the streaming platform
    9. GTA Trilogy datamine suggests upgraded visuals and GTA 5-style controls for the remasters
    10. I’m tumbling back down the Pokemon Cards rabbit hole, but I wish they weren’t so hard to get hold of
    11. The Haunting returns to Call of Duty Warzone today, introduces Scream, Donnie Darko and more
    12. Valve is reviewing the entire Steam library for Steam Deck compatibility
    1. Outriders arrives on Xbox Game Pass for PC tomorrow
    2. Miss the Xbox 360’s blades? Well they’re back… on the Xbox website
    3. Salt and Sacrifice will be exclusive to Epic Games Store on PC
    4. Ash is Apex Legends' next playable hero, Season 11 trailer coming later this week
    5. Genshin Impact Wishes - How to unlock Tuned to the World's Sounds
    6. Tales Of Arise breaks series records, Madden NFL 22 2nd highest-selling game of 2021 - NPD
    7. Elden Ring delayed to February
    8. Elden Ring gets free closed network test, coming to consoles in November
    9. Square Enix once again hints that Final Fantasy 14 could come to Xbox
    10. Guardians of the Galaxy PC specs revealed, needs 150GB disc space
    11. Call of Duty: Warzone and Vanguard's Ricochet anti-cheat leak was planned
    12. Gotham Knights trailer reminds us it's about the Court of Owls
    13. 30 seconds of terrible quality Elden Ring gameplay have leaked
    1. Ubisoft may have leaked the Rainbow Six Extraction release date
    2. FIFA issues statement taking shots at EA's dominance of football games
    3. Minecraft Dungeons is getting seasons, a battle pass and more
    1. Minecraft’s Caves & Cliffs: Part 2 coming soon, The Wild update and Allay mob coming in 2022
    2. Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League trailer released out of DC FanDome
    3. Minecraft coming to Game Pass PC in a bundle that includes both the Java and Bedrock Editions
    4. Steam has banned games based on blockchain tech with NFTs, but Epic seems down with adding them to its store
    5. Epic Games will give you a $10 Epic Coupon if you sign up for its emails
    6. What are you playing this weekend?
    1. The Invincible teaser gives us a look at the upcoming sci-fi thriller where your choices have consequences
    2. Far Cry 6 Seeds of Love - All Lorenzo's children locations
    3. The Froggy Chair is finally coming to Animal Crossing New Horizons
    4. Animal Crossing: New Horizons Happy Home Paradise is paid DLC coming in November
    5. Animal Crossing: New Horizons free update lands on November 5
    6. The Xbox Series X replica mini fridge goes on pre-sale next week
    7. Back 4 Blood review - modern co-op done right
    8. Sony brings back the PS5 register to buy program
    9. Watch the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct here
    10. Lego review rejects sets based on Zelda, Metroid, Animal Crossing, and Among Us - they won't be released
    11. Back 4 Blood's first hotfix makes it so you're not running into special zombies constantly
    12. Dungeon Encounters is interesting, deep, and probably the most mechanically rich Square Enix game in years
    13. Progress-blocking bug found in Metroid Dread, but you can avoid it
    14. Call of Duty: Warzone and Vanguard anti-cheat Ricochet seemingly leaked and is being reverse-engineered
    15. Crysis Remastered Trilogy review - defying time
    1. Call of Duty: Vanguard's Zombies mode revealed in new trailer
    2. Baldur's Gate 3 update overhauls visuals, adds Sorcerer class and new area to explore
    3. FIFA 22 Best Pre-Contract and Free Agent Signings: Where to find the best free transfers
    4. Battlefield 2042’s Hazard Zone finally detailed – Tarkov meets The Division’s Dark Zone
    5. Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Borderlands 3, and Dirt 5 are free to play with Xbox Gold and Ultimate
    6. Solar Ash delayed to December
    7. Monster Hunter Rise PC demo now available on Steam
    8. New Saints Row footage shows off vehicles and car combat
    9. Call of Duty: Warzone and Vanguard get kernel-level anti-cheat dubbed Ricochet
    10. ResetEra gaming forum sold for $4.5 million
    1. Skyrim Anniversary Edition could leave many mods behind
    2. Disney teases new Star Wars video game reveal for December 14
    3. Final Fantasy 14 becomes most profitable entry in the series thanks to exceeding 24 million players
    4. EA and FIFA renewal talks stall over football organization asking $1 billion for the license - report
    5. Ubisoft delays Ghost Recon Frontline closed tester which was set to kick off tomorrow
    6. World War 3 closed beta test kicks off on November 25
    7. Sony giving away free games to PS Plus members to celebrate PlayStation VR's fifth anniversary
    8. 7 Best Switch OLED games that will pop on your new OLED screen
    9. A Little Golf Journey is the relaxing Switch game I didn't know I wanted
    10. Undead Labs and ArenaNet founder Jeff Strain's new studio hires an abundance of talent
    11. Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker Hands-on | Another promising expansion awaits
    12. Call of Duty: Vanguard Zombies reveal happening tomorrow
    13. Avowed is an action RPG that borrows from Skyrim and The Outer Worlds - report
    14. The VG247 Gear List: the best gaming hardware used by the team
    15. Battlefield 2042's Hazard Zone is finally being revealed tomorrow
    1. Epic finally admits Fortnite's Imposters mode was inspired by Among Us
    2. Destiny 2's Festival of the Lost kicks off today with dino-inspired duds
    3. Nvidia DLSS being added to 10 more titles including Back 4 Blood and Baldur’s Gate 3
    4. Hearthstone Mercenaries List: All abilities and characters
    5. Check out the action-packed Guardians of the Galaxy launch trailer
    6. Back 4 Blood tips: unlocking Prepper Stash doors, sharing ammo, Supply Point farming and healing trauma
    7. 42 new names for FIFA that EA can use free of charge
    8. Pokemon Go Halloween 2021 event tasks you with sizing up your pumpkins
    9. FIFA 23 may end up being called EA Sports FC, per new EA trademarks
    10. Take a look at some of the rebooted Saints Row gameplay here
    11. Monster Hunter Rise cross-play and cross-save between PC and Switch not possible, says Capcom
    1. There's a SpongeBob Squarepants Xbox Series X now, because of course there is
    2. Evil Genius 2 plots to take over consoles in November
    3. Epic Games eyes Fortnite movie as it begins expansion into wider entertainment media
    4. Check out the Call of Duty: Vanguard story trailer here
    5. PETA calls for Ubisoft to take the cockfighting mini-game out of Far Cry 6
    6. Shareholders have pressured Microsoft into re-thinking its approach to right to repair
    7. New World Sliver of Adderstone - How to find and farm Sliver of Adderstone
    8. GTA: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition will cost $70, physical versions coming December – report
    9. PlayStation 4 copies of Far Cry 6 not upgrading to PS5 versions for some UK customers
    10. New World players are getting opponents banned to win PvP wars
    11. Riders Republic is free to play for 24 hours starting tomorrow
    12. New World backtracks on region transfers, screwing players
    1. Sony's Jim Ryan wants "hundreds of millions" of people to have access to PlayStation titles
    2. Metroid Dread proves that Samus is cooler than Master Chief
    3. Codemasters is hiring staff for its “most ambitious and biggest game” yet
    4. California issues formal objection to Activision Blizzard’s $18 million settlement
    1. Apex Legends is getting into the Halloween spirit with the Monsters Within event
    2. Back 4 Blood players a bit miffed over lack of single-player progression, but changes may be coming
    3. Pokemon Legends: Arceus isn't an open-world game after all
    4. What are you playing this weekend?
    1. Sony's Play at Home Initiative saw 60 million games redeemed
    2. By cycling GTA Online Jobs and Adversary modes, Rockstar is freeing up space for new missions and modes
    3. The soundtrack to Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has some really great 80s tunes
    4. Switch OLED model features improved Joy-Con controllers, but drift could still become an issue
    5. Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy — The Definitive Edition officially announced
    6. Back 4 Blood is the best feeling FPS on console I've played in ages
    7. Resident Evil 7 has sold over 10 million copies
    8. Marvel’s Avengers is breaking promises and angering fans with paid boosts - but what really matters is balance
    9. Twitch resets stream keys following major hack, just to be cautious
    10. Yakuza series creator Toshihiro Nagoshi confirms his departure from Sega
    11. Let’s Play Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl - more than a hit of nostalgia?
    12. Destiny 2's Forsaken campaign and the Tangled Shore are going away
    13. Battlefield 2042 open beta delayed slightly
    1. Xbox is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by releasing a new controller and headset
    2. Gearbox Software gets a new president as Randy Pitchford moves to head up Gearbox Studios team
    3. Resident Evil movie trailer welcomes you to Raccoon City
    4. Riders Republic Year 1 roadmap contains all sorts of free and paid content
    5. Watch Cosmo the space dog fetch and chase his tail in this Guardians of the Galaxy cutscene
    6. Battlefield 2042 has frustratingly done away with some of Battlefield 5's best gameplay mechanics
    7. EA is considering renaming the FIFA franchise
    8. New World Relics of the Tower and how to beat Taskmaster Holm
    9. New PS5 firmware update does the you know what
    10. VG247 is at EGX 2021 with a test of retro gaming knowledge - watch it live at 3:30 PM BST
    11. Babylon's Fall updates visuals so they're no longer a blurry mess
    12. Steam Deck teardown shows the hardware's insides, begs you not to do it yourself
    13. Twitch confirms massive leak is real as it scrambles to understand its extent
    14. Universal Studios' Japanese theme park is getting Pokemon attractions in 2022
    1. The first major patch for FIFA 22 has been released and it's a big one
    2. Here's a look at The Witcher 3 running on Steam Deck
    3. Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct is coming October 15
    4. Monster Hunter Rise shipments now total 7.5 million units
    5. Metroid Dread reviews round-up, all the scores
    6. New World Thick Hide - Where to find Thick Hide and how to level Tracking and Skinning
    7. Switch OLED review: a far more impressive upgrade than I’d imagined
    8. Metroid Dread review: a strong adventure that’ll delight fans
    9. Far Cry 6 reviews round-up, all the scores
    10. Everything we learned from playing the Battlefield 2042 beta early
    11. Matchmaking, VOIP, PS5 adaptive triggers and all other Battlefield 2042 open beta known issues
    12. We still have plenty of unanswered questions about Battlefield 2042
    13. Far Cry 6 review - Chaos in paradise
    14. Twitch source code, streamer earning information leaked – report
    15. Sony is halting card and PayPal payments on the PS3 and Vita stores later this month
    16. GTA Trilogy remaster references appear in Rockstar Launcher as new achievements and artwork surface
    1. Kingdom Hearts collections coming to Nintendo Switch via Cloud
    2. Ghost Recon Frontline, is a new free-to-play, massive PvP shooter set in the Ghost Recon universe
    3. Battlefield 2042 open beta pre-load is live, but a couple of issues have cropped up
    4. Back 4 Blood, Destiny 2: Beyond Light for PC, and more coming to Xbox Game Pass
    5. Battlefield 2042's $70 standard edition on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S now includes last-gen version
    6. The final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character is Sora from Kingdom Hearts
    7. Warframe codes for free Glyphs and more [October 2021]
    8. New World trials - Trial of the Gladiator and Trial of the Scrivener
    9. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC - watch the final character reveal here
    10. Jett: The Far Shore reviews round-up, all the scores
    11. New World is implementing new measures to crack down on players going AFK
    12. Elden Ring producer shares more details about the game’s “unusual map”
    13. BPM: Bullets Per Minute PS5 gameplay - the innovative FPS hits consoles
    14. Forza Horizon 5 improves its character customization, changes progression for the better
    1. Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires comes West in February 2022
    2. Microsoft is using information tags to make the Xbox Game Store more accessible
    3. New World Overseer Zane - Overseer Zane spawn rate and location
    4. Genshin Impact update 2.2 brings a new location, a new character and more later this month
    5. New World Void Metal - Where to find Void Metal and what it does
    6. EGX 2021 kicks off later this week – check out the schedule and get your tickets here
    7. Achievements are finally coming to Epic Games Store next week
    8. All Destiny 2 Emblem codes and Shader codes for October 2021
    9. Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is an Epic Games Store exclusive on PC
    10. Marvel Future Revolution Coupon Codes for Gold, Potential Reports, and more
    11. Sakurai encourages everyone to watch Smash Bros.' final character reveal 'even if you don't play'
    12. All Castle Clash codes and Magic Lab codes for free Gems and more [October 2021]
    13. Jett: The Far Shore review impressions - This game really doesn't want me to like it
    14. Alan Wake Remastered review - It's made me realise I was right to love the original so much
    15. NBA 2K22 locker codes for free players, banners, markers, and more
    16. Wanted: Dead is a stylish action game from ex-Ninja Gaiden devs with a lot of limb-chopping
    17. New World's full servers won't accept new character creations, as game sets new Steam record
    1. Here's your first look at River City Girls 2
    2. Final Fantasy 7: The First Soldier arrives on iOS and Android in November
    3. Final Fantasy 16's main scenario is complete, ‘only has a few quality improvements left’
    1. A Game Trials feature has been added to PlayStation 5, but there's one drawback
    2. EA adds Battlefield 1, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and more titles to GeForce Now
    3. The Haul is new online marketplace for pop culture enthusiasts and convention-goers
    4. Bloober Team teases next entry in the Layers of Fear universe
    5. Steam Next Fest: October Edition - here's just sampling of the demos available
    6. What are you playing this weekend?
    1. Castlevania reimagining and Metal Gear 3 remake in the works at Konami - report
    2. New World Boatswain Ambrose - Where to find Boatswain Ambrose
    3. Let’s play Lemnis Gate, a new type of FPS on Game Pass that'll mess with your mind
    4. New World server transfer feature in the works as developers work to combat queue times
    5. Twitch will soon let viewers pay to advertise streamer channels
    6. Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin looks a lot better in TGS trailer, coming March 18
    7. Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin brings a little FF13 to its world - hands-on
    8. Capcom is asking players about PC-Switch cross-play and cross-save in Monster Hunter Rise
    9. Call of Duty: Warzone Season 6 turns Verdansk upside down, brings last Zombies map to Black Ops Cold War
    10. Life is Strange Wavelengths is the ending Before the Storm needed