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God of War dev: PS5 SSD is amazing, next-gen transition will be easier

Derek Strickland | Gaming | Sun, Aug 9 2020 5:35 AM CDT

Sony Santa Monica is currently dissecting the PlayStation 5's hardware and architecture for its new games, and teases big advancements from the next-gen system

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Like all first-party Sony developers, God of War dev Sony Santa Monica is currently experimenting with the PS5's hardware and software environments. The goal is to learn new tricks while trying to transition old PS4-era iteration, tools, engines, and know-how over to the new generation. According to creative director Cory Barlog, the cross-gen transition between PS4 to PS5 will be a lot smoother, and the high-end 5.5GB/sec PCIe 4.0 SSD will supercharge everything for developers.

"We're inside the guts of the PS5 like a surgeon. It's pretty exciting actually. There's a lot of stuff we've been messing around with, and seeing," God of War creative director Cory Barlog said in a recent interview on the Animal Talking podcast.

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Ubisoft's alleged sex abusers have left the company

Derek Strickland | Gaming | Sun, Aug 9 2020 2:35 AM CDT

Ubisoft has confirmed that high-level exec Tommy Francois has left the studio for good following sexual abuse allegations.

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Ubisoft is slowly recovering from sex abuse scandals that've rocked the highest level of the company. Sources say Ubisoft's top brass culture is rife with misconduct, alleging creative forces behind hit franchises like Far Cry, Assassin's Creed, and Rainbow Six took part in sexual harassment and abuse.

Ubisoft has cleaned house since the news broke out, and now confirms that another accused exec has left. This time it's Tommy Francois, who previously helped lead Ubisoft's editorial team, a group that controlled and gate-kept big IPs. This team held all the power over creative decisions.

Continue reading: Ubisoft's alleged sex abusers have left the company (full post)

Halo: Infinite demake channels Nintendo 64 graphics from 1996

Derek Strickland | Gaming | Sun, Aug 9 2020 12:43 AM CDT

Halo: Infinite gets demade with old-school Nintendo 64 graphics, and looks absolutely awesome.

What if Halo: Infinite was released in 1996 on the N64? YouTube Hopolee answers the question with a glorious new gameplay demo that channels the early age of 3D polygons. The Halo: Infinite demake recreates the initial Halo: Infinite trailer, complete with a Star Fox dropship and ties to Mario 64.

The gameplay is surprisingly well-made. Chief shoots some grunts with an old-school AR, and the warthog is totally drivable. Turns out Master Chief is playing the Craig's Crash Site map--a nod to the infamous Craig brute meme--and flies out of a painting of the glorious brute, Mario 64 style.

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Warner Bros. talks up gaming division after $4 billion sell-off rumors

Derek Strickland | Gaming | Sat, Aug 8 2020 5:36 PM CDT

Sources tell CNBC that AT&T wants to sell off its gaming division in a massive deal worth $4 billion. Now WarnerMedia is praising its game dev team perhaps in a bid to court more potential buyers.

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AT&T may sell off its WB Games division for over $4 billion, and some of gaming's biggest players have expressed interest. Activision-Blizzard, Electronic Arts, and Microsoft are all reportedly eyeing the buyout.

Now WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar talks up the gaming division's talent, hinting at one of two things: Trying to appeal to buyers, or hinting WB Games is here to stay. Kilar says the gaming division has massive potential for more global reach--which is especially true as game streaming matures.

Continue reading: Warner Bros. talks up gaming division after $4 billion sell-off rumors (full post)

Doom Slayer may rip and tear The Father in new Ancient Ones expansion

Derek Strickland | Gaming | Sat, Aug 8 2020 4:40 PM CDT

id Software teases new updates and content coming to Doom Eternal, including the new heaven-shattering Ancient Gods expansion.

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The new Ancient Gods expansion is about to rev up Doom Eternal's lore to 666 MPH. The DLC pack expands on the game's robust story arc, continuing directly off from Eternal's events. Doom Slayer completely obliterated both heaven and hell to save the humans in between...but left behind a cosmic imbalance.

Now the "true ruler of the Doom universe" is coming back, and he's not happy. Doom Slayer's next epic battle could be against The Father himself.

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Remedy is creating the Twilight Zone universe of video games

Derek Strickland | Gaming | Sat, Aug 8 2020 3:51 PM CDT

Remedy's new unannounced AAA project will tie directly into the new Remedy Shared Universe, and will connect directly to Alan Wake and Control.

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Remedy is working on a big new game for next-gen PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles. It won't be a new Control or Alan Wake game, but it will be interwoven into those two franchise. Remedy is making a new shared universe that tethers key franchises together. Control already confirmed a connection to Alan Wake's Bright Falls with in-game content, and the latest Control expansion, AWE (Altered World Event), directly features Alan Wake.

Not much is known about the new game. It'll be published by Epic Games, and Remedy says it'll be the most ambitious yet. But insofar as scope, tone, or setting, it's a mystery. If Alan Wake or Control are any indication, this new project should be bizarre and peak Remedy.

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Analyst: PlayStation 5 to significantly outperform Xbox Series X

Derek Strickland | Gaming | Sat, Aug 8 2020 12:33 PM CDT

According to new forecasts from analyst firm DFC Intelligence, PS5 sales will beat the Xbox Series X by over 200%.

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Thanks to expansive backwards compatibility, Sony's PlayStation 5 is set to bring the PS4's current sales reign into the next generation. The established 110 million+ PS4 install base is largely expected to transition forward into the PS5 era.

This thinking is basis for major sales forecasts, including those from analyst firm DFC Intelligence. The firm expects the PlayStation 5 to outsell the Xbox Series by 2:1, but no exact metrics are provided outside of its paid report.

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Nintendo Q1 profits skyrocket 541% to $989 million, forecast unchanged

Derek Strickland | Gaming | Sat, Aug 8 2020 11:03 AM CDT

Nintendo's Q1 profits skyrocket by over 500% as COVID-19 lockdowns surges hardware and software sales.

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Nintendo just reported historic results for Q1'21 with triple-digit increases in net sales, operating profit, and net profits. Nintendo made $989.21 million in total profits (+541%) on $3.32 billion of sales revenues (+108%). These astronomical earnings were driven by strong jumps in both hardware and software sales.

Nintendo sold a record 5.67 million Switch consoles in Q1, up 166% year-over-year and more than double than any other Q1 period since the system's launch. These figures also beat every Q2 period and stack up closely against Nintendo's mighty holiday Q3 numbers. Switch hardware generated 47% of total Q1 net sales, or $1.51 billion.

Continue reading: Nintendo Q1 profits skyrocket 541% to $989 million, forecast unchanged (full post)

Satan should totally buy noblechairs' new DOOM gaming chair for $500

Anthony Garreffa | Gaming | Fri, Aug 7 2020 10:19 PM CDT

If you are a huge DOOM fan and want one of the best accessories for the game, then you should be pumped to see noblechairs releasing their official HERO Gaming Chair - DOOM Edition. Check it out:

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The new noblechairs HERO Gaming Chair - DOOM Edition will be avail;able to purchase online and through retailers across the world, with noblechairs teaming with Bethesda Softworks on the chair -- the second in their partnership after the Fallout Edition gaming chair.

Noblechairs put some work into the DOOM Edition chair, to make sure it was good enough for Satan himself to sit on. This means we're talking about the chair being pretty much all black, with massive blood red accents all across the chair. I'm pretty sure you're doing some Satanic ritual while sitting on that chair with all of the symbols all over it.

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Hitman 3 is coming to PlayStation VR in January 2021

Anthony Garreffa | Gaming | Fri, Aug 7 2020 8:22 PM CDT

Hitman 3 was announced in June 2020, with IO Interactive saying that in Hitman 3 you play once again as Agent 47 in the "most intimate and professional contract in his entire career". Well, now Agent 47 is entering the world of virtual reality, check it out:

IO Interactive announced the news during Sony's recent State of Play event, that Hitman 3 would have the entire modern Hitman trilogy available for the PlayStation VR when the game launches in January 2021. We don't know much outside of the trailer, which starts off outside of Agent 47 before you take control, and have to assassinate someone.

The developer did confirm that every single mission from Hitman, Hitman 2, and the new Hitman 3 will be included and playable in PlayStation VR. We don't know if you'll be able to jump in and out of Hitman in VR and back to the regular TV or display, or if you start Hitman in VR if you have to finish that mission "in VR" or not.

Continue reading: Hitman 3 is coming to PlayStation VR in January 2021 (full post)

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