Day: January 7, 2020

TimeSplitters Rewind development hasn’t been impacted by THQ’s license acquisition
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TimeSplitters Rewind development hasn’t been impacted by THQ’s license acquisition

By the development team’s own admission, TimeSplitters Rewind has followed a rocky path, with progress happening in fits and starts since the project began in 2012. One of the most ominous developments occurred in 2018, when THQ Nordic purchased the license to TimeSplitters, potentially signalling an official new Timesplitters game – and a cease & desist order for the Rewind project. But the team behind TimeSplitters Rewind says that acquisition hasn’t had any ill effects on their efforts to remake the original games. read more

Escape from Tarkov has no plans to add female character models
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Escape from Tarkov has no plans to add female character models

Hardcore looter-shooter Escape from Tarkov has recently seen a massive spike in popularity, driven at least in part by a Twitch promotion that let players collect valuable in-game loot by watching certain Tarkov streamers. That newfound popularity has led to questions about plans for the final version of the game, and developer Battlestate Games has clarified that it has no plans to include female character models. read more

AMD admits using fake Xbox Series X render in its CES 2020 press conference
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AMD admits using fake Xbox Series X render in its CES 2020 press conference

You’d think if you were creating the beating silicon heart of the new Xbox Series X that you might be able to encourage your client to give you a few publicity pics for your own CES 2020 sizzle reel, right? Well, turns out Microsoft hadn’t supplied AMD with any new renders of the next-gen console, despite a bunch of sites getting excited about what was shown of the device during AMD’s CES press conference. read more