Bethesda are back fighting the good fight for cross-play on console, with Elder Scrolls: Legends becoming the latest title to raise the issue.
In an interview with Game Informer, Bethesda's senior VP of global marketing Pete Hines drew a line in the sand when discussing the studio's card battle game.
"[The Elder Scrolls Legends] is a strategy card game that encompasses both single and multiplayer. It is both cross-platform play and cross-platform progress.
"It is our intention in order for the game to come out, it has to be those things on any system. We cannot have a game that works one way across everywhere else except for on this one thing."
Elder Scrolls: Legends has already released to mobile and PC, with a console release on the horizon.
Developer Io Interactive has released a short video for the upcoming Hitman 2 (the first in a series of gameplay clips to come) titled "How to Hitman: Immersion".
In this video, we get another look at the games gorgeous Miami race day location and a brief look at some of the disguise options available to Agent 47 as he expertly blends in to the crowds despite his shiny bald melon.
The game features more unique NPC models and larger hyper-detailed locations than ever before, giving players a wealth of options when approaching each assassination contract. The video also touches on some of the different outcomes, depending on how players decided to dispatch their targets.
The news of today's acquisition of the TimeSplitters IP by THQ Nordic will be music to the ears of many.
Fans have been crying out for a new TimeSplitters game for years, ever since developer Free Radicals shut down back in 2008.
Featuring time travelling elements and a comic book-inspired design, TimeSplitters produced a trilogy of games between 2000 and 2005.
Blizzard has officially released World Of Warcraft: Battle For Azeroth, although some players are having a hard time logging in to the new expansion. It's most likely just a sever issue as masses of fans try and dive in to the new content.
Blizzard has confirmed one of the issues on Twitter, stating "We're currently investigating an issue affecting our authentication servers, which may result in failed or slow login attempts". It's unclear at this stage how fast a fix will be distributed but Blizzard will no doubt be putting all of their effort in to stabilizing the problem as fast as possible.
Indie publisher Digerati has confirmed the release dates for its stylish looking action RPG, Fall of Light: Darkest Edition. Originally release on Steam in 2017 ,the Darkest Edition will be available to download 14 August on Xbox One, 21/22 August on PS4, and 23 August on Nintendo Switch.
Fall of Light: Darkest Edition will feature all of the original games content as well as an all-new dungeon, new enemies, traps and weapons, created especially for the Darkest Edition.
Fall of Light is a story-driven action RPG set in a world plagued by an all-consuming darkness. Players will take on the role of Nyx, a seasoned warrior who has embarked on a dangerous journey with his daughter, Aether, an ‘indigo child’ who handily radiates light. Only together will they be strong enough to complete their quest: reach the last place on Earth still touched by sunlight.
QuakeCon was full of reveals and announcements over the weekend, a notable one being that Escalation Studios got a new name; Bethesda Game Studios Dallas.
The developer was acquired by ZeniMax in February 2017 after its work on the celebrated SnapMap game editor from id Software's 2016 Doom.
The studio will now be Bethesda's second Texas-based studio and fourth overall.
God of War's New Game+ mode will release on August 20 in a free update, giving players yet another reason to hack and slash as their favourite Greek deity.
Developer Sony Santa Monica detailed its features today, noting that the feature would go live as a celebration of the game's four month anniversary.
The mode will allow players to keep their armour, enchantments, abilities and more from a previous playthrough. At the same time, New Game+ won't be locked to any previous difficulty settings; it can be as easy or hard as players choose.
Nintendo has released the latest Direct focused on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with revered director Masahiro Sakurai discussing lots of the new features and additions coming to the beloved series.
Five new characters make an appearance, including Castlevania's Simon Belmont and Richter Belmont. Alucard joins the game as an assist trophy with a new Dracula’s Castle stage also being added. Things also take a dark turn for poor Luigi and his under-powered vacuum cleaner during the presentation.
Masahiro Sakurai announced more stages, bringing the total up to a whopping 103 stages. The game is really living up to it's "Ultimate" name with the incredible amount of content packed in.
“BJ’s got a fight to finish, and I can’t wait to see what insanity occurs next when he does it.”
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