Fortnite is big. Yes, that much is obvious, but it’s massive on a scale that few other games can even dream of approaching. If any other publisher knows what it’s like to launch a game on an unfathomable scale, it’s Take-Two – GTA V sales figures are still astronomical. But CEO Strauss Zelnick says Fortnite isn’t affecting Take-Two’s own titles.
Day: June 5, 2019
The developers of Command & Conquer: Remastered have confirmed that pre-production on the game is complete, and they’re now moving into full production. Alongside that bit of news, they’ve shown off the first look at the game’s redesigned UI, including the sidebar you’ll be using to manage your construction.
Diablo: Hellfire is a semi-unofficial expansion for the original action-RPG, developed by Synergistic Software at the behest of publisher Sierra On-Line rather than Blizzard itself. The expansion was received well at the time, but Blizzard ignored its contents in every subsequent Diablo release and Hellfire has mostly been forgotten since – but today, it’s making a big comeback.
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Right now, no nostalgia is more powerful than 80s nostalgia, and Rocket League is getting in on the action with its Radical Summer event. The event will bring in crossovers with some of the biggest franchises of the era, and it’ll offer a host of cosmetics for the duration. The event will also see two new DLC car packs featuring Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters and KITT from Knight Rider.
Two big pre-E3 news bombs are coming our way tomorrow. First, Google Stadia details including pricing and games will be unveiled, then an hour later Bungie will detail what’s coming in Destiny 2 year 3. Those streams might not be entirely unrelated, either – according to a new report, Destiny 2 will be one of the marquee titles coming to Stadia.
Now and again The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion’s horse armour thing comes up, and this week Bethesda director Todd Howard himself has weighed in on the subject. Talking to IGN about upcoming games Starfield and The Elder Scrolls VI, Howard said of the spangly equine regalia that “people will buy anything” but “that doesn’t mean you should do it”.
Valve’s Index headset is full of surprises. Not only are we here at PCGamesN quite smitten with the headset’s nifty finger functionality, but during extensive, super serious testing in the Aperture Hand Lab demo we found out that Valve knows when you’re flipping it the bird. This is truly VR 2.0 tech right here, folks.
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