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BlizzConline Announced for 2021



Blizzard Entertainment has officially announced BlizzConline, which will be held February 19-21, 2021. The company had announced last month that BlizzCon would return as an all-digital event, but no official date had been given for the show. At this time, Blizzard has not revealed much about the show itself, or when tickets might go on sale, but the company has given information about some of the ways that the community can participate in the event. BlizzConline promises to be a unique take on the show’s traditional format, but it seems like fans of the company will find a lot to enjoy! read more

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Starfield and Elder Scrolls 6 feature Bethesda’s “largest engine overhaul since Oblivion”


Bethesda’s games have been building on tech that’s been increasingly showing its age over the past few years, and while the forum cry of ‘just use a new engine’ ignores many of the realities of game development, the company is hinting at bigger changes for its next round of big RPG games. read more

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Nvidia was “not prepared” for RTX 3080 demand, but is “increasing the supply weekly”


Nvidia’s RTX 3080 launch could’ve gone a whole lot better. Stock for the hotly-anticipated graphics sold out darn-near instantaneously, and prospective purchasers put the blame in large part on an army of bots scooping up the GPUs on behalf of scalpers. Now, Nvidia has addressed the issues in a lengthy FAQ, and promises that stock is still ramping up. read more

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake Xbox One Port Possibly Leaked


Target’s new weekly ad has something that might be interesting for Xbox fans: an image of Final Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation 4, but with Xbox One listed as an available platform. It should be noted that this could just be an error on Target’s part. It’s equally possible, however, that the retailer might have jumped the gun ahead of an official announcement. Either way, this might be the greatest evidence yet that Final Fantasy VII Remake will be available on Microsoft platforms when Sony’s exclusivity ends. An image of the ad can be found below. read more

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John Carmack on Microsoft buying Id Software


Microsoft are buying Bethesda, or rather their parent company ZeniMax Media. Like a nesting doll, Bethesda themselves are the parents of yet other game studios that Microsoft will also own. What of, say, Id Software? One of Id’s co-founders John Carmack reckons that the Bethesda buyout is a good thing. He says that the new Microsoft ownership could allow him to “reengage” with his old work. read more

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Elden Ring Fans Trolled By Fake Instagram Post Promising News About The Game


Over the weekend, Bandai Namco’s information page for upcoming game Elden Ring briefly redirected to a fake Instagram account. The account said more news about the long-silent game was “coming soon,” as if Elden Ring’s most devoted fans haven’t suffered enough. read more

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Here’s the release time for The Division 2’s new season


Season 3 of The Division 2 is about to get underway, and we now know exactly when to expect it. Title Update 11, which updates the game and kicks off the new season, will start with a server shutdown at 00:30 PDT / 3:30 EDT / 8:30 BST September 22 and take about three hours. On PC, you’ll have a 7.7GB patch to download. read more

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Xbox Reveals New Next-Gen Accessories



In a new blog post, Microsoft has revealed new details regarding accessories coming to the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. The new Xbox controller launching alongside this year’s consoles was previously announced in Carbon Black and Robotic White, but it will also be available for purchase in the Shock Blue coloration, as well. The front of the controller is blue, while the back is colored white. For those looking for something a bit flashier in November, the controller should be a very appealing option! The Shock Blue controller can be seen alongside the previously announced controllers in the Tweet below. read more

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Fallout Miami mod releases another trailer


These ghouls certainly don’t need any more sun, but perhaps your Vault 111 escapee could use a bit of heat to even out those dweller tan lines. Biggo modding project Fallout Miami recently put out a new trailer for their “DLC-sized” addition to Fallout 4 showing some of the toasty new locales you’ll be able to explore when it launches. read more