One of the more anticipated video game releases that don’t have a launch date attached is CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077. The game is coming from the same creators who delivered the much-beloved series, The Witcher. However, instead of a medieval style fantasy RPG, players will be taken into a futuristic world filled with corruption and big corporations.
China wants to tighten its restrictions on the number of videogames that it approves due to a rise in an eye condition called myopia. Through the Chinese state-run news outlet, Xinhuanet, the Chinese president Xi Jinping stressed that the reasons behind these measures were to “protect the children’s eyes.”
Scum, the painfully accurate early access survival game, is attracting quite the following. Not content with dethroning Fortnite from its near-permanent spot at the top of Twitch (before it had even come out) Scum has continued its meteoric rise, surpassing 250,000 copies sold in just a day since release.
Just Cause 4 has so many grappling hook customisation options that within just a few hours of play, no two players will have the exact same setup. In an interview at Gamescom, game director Francesco Antolini said that when developer Avalanche Studios attempted to calculate the total number of combinations, they found several million variations.
You may have hoped that the extreme weather events in Just Cause 4 could meet and combine their destructive awesomeness. The whirlwind pulling enemy jeeps up into the air and flinging them into a lightning storm, or a sand storm shot through with lighting strikes. Unfortunately, that’s not going to happen. Each weather sytem will stick to its specific biome.
Ni no Kuni II wasn’t shaped by the artistic excellence of Studio Ghibli like the first game was, but it’s one of the most beautiful PC games to come out this year – easily.
Intel is struggling to make enough 14nm chips to satisfy the demand it has created for itself. Normally that would almost be a cause for celebration – yay, we’re so popular we just can’t make enough product! But that’s not necessarily the case here, Intel isn’t usually so reliant on a single process node to deliver every single bit of silicon it creates.
The developer of Star Citizen will charge fans for a virtual ticket to their annual convention. Details regarding online access to this year’s CitizenCon were released last night, and it was revealed that Cloud Imperium Games will be charging fans $20 for digital access to the convention.
We’ve heard before that one of Tropico 6’s additions to the Caribbean city-building series will be extensive customisation options for your presidential palace, but we’ve been missing details. And one of those details is wacky-waving inflatable-arm-flailing tube men.
August 31, 2018 This article has been updated because of the release of the two new AMD Threadripper chips.