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Dark Souls PC Servers Taken Down Due to Multiplayer Exploit

Fearing potential multiplayer exploit, PvP servers for PC versions of Dark Souls: Remastered, Dark Souls 2 and 3 are taken offiline. Dark Souls PC Servers Taken Down Due to Multiplayer Exploit Despite having a reputation for being an overtly punishing experience, Dark Souls action role-playing game series by developer From Software has a dedicated player-community worldwide and it even pioneered the term "Soulsborne". Because of how difficult Soulslike titles can be, players often choose to play Dark Souls games with friends using co-op mode. However, PC servers for Dark Souls are taken down lately after discovering an issue with multiplayer exploit. RELATED: Take-Two Have May Hinted at Grand Theft Auto 6 Release Window According to latest reports, publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment has temporarily turned off PvP servers for Dark Souls: Remastered , Dark Souls 2 and 3 due to a newfound issue that may allow other people to take control of your PC . Bandai Namco and

Hitman 3 Review-Bombed on Steam Over Pricing and VR Issues

PC version of Hitman 3 is getting review-bombed on Steam due to abusive price and broken experience in VR mode. Hitman III Review-Bombed on Steam Over Pricing and VR Issues A year after launching as an Epic Games Store -exclusive, 2021 stealth action-adventure game Hitman III from developer/publisher IO Interactive has finally made its debut on Steam for PC platform earlier this week with mixed reception. Despite being a long-anticipated release, Hitman 3 didn't get a warm welcome on Steam and getting review-bombed after launch. Fans are angry at IO Interactive for publishing a one year-old game for full price and VR mode with issues. RELATED: Pokémon Legends: Arceus Leaked Online Before Launch Hitman 3 Year 2 content roadmap officially kick-starts with recent release on Steam but fans are seemingly not very excited after all. Only hours within launch, Hitman III gets bombarded with hundreds of negative reviews, angry at IOI . Most players are taking issue with IO Inter

GhostWire: Tokyo Release Date Leaked on PlayStation Store

Ahead of an official reveal, GhostWire: Tokyo release date may have been leaked through a listing at PlayStation Store. GhostWire: Tokyo Release Date Leaked on PlayStation Store Originally scheduled to release last year, upcoming PlayStation 5 -exclusive action-adventure game GhostWire: Tokyo by developer Tango Gameworks and publisher Bethesda Softworks was delayed to an early 2022 launch window. A leaked product listing for GhostWire: Tokyo has been spotted on PlayStation Store recently and apparently, it reveals an overview and a set release date of March 24, 2022, which is yet to be confirmed by Bethesda Softworks or Sony. RELATED: Pokémon Legends: Arceus Leaked Online Before Launch If leaked release date for GhostWire: Tokyo are accurate, then Xbox console version won't be arriving until early 2023. Microsoft acquired Tango Gameworks parent company Bethesda last year but honors an exclusivity deal with Sony . Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami and creative director

Life Is Strange: Remastered Collection for Nintendo Switch Delayed

Square Enix has delayed launch for Nintendo Switch version of Life Is Strange: Remastered Collection to later this year. Life Is Strange: Remastered Collection for Nintendo Switch Delayed Although originally scheduled to launch last year following Life is Strange: True Colors , a delay for upcoming Life Is Strange: Remastered Collection was announced by publisher Square Enix due to ongoing issues of COVID-19 pandemic. Life is Strange: Remastered Collection was set to come out on Google Stadia , Nintendo Switch , PC , PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next month. However, Square Enix reveals a delay in release of Switch version, which is coming later this year. RELATED: Take-Two Have May Hinted at Grand Theft Auto 6 Release Window Square previously revealed a February 1, 2022 release date for Life Is Strange: Remastered for all major platforms including Nintendo Switch . Then news of a sudden delay for Switch port is now hitting fans just weeks before launch day. Life Is Strange: Rem

Yakuza 3, 4 and 5 Remastered on Xbox Free Play Days

Xbox Free Play Days to add Yakuza 3, 4 and 5 Remastered for Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate members this weekend. Yakuza 3, 4 and 5 Remastered on Xbox Free Play Days This weekend, members of Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate gets their hands on a new lineup of free game trials to celebrate Kazuma Kiryu's Yakuza saga for a limited time across Xbox console family, on Free Play Days event. Sign into your Xbox account and head over to Microsoft Store starting from January 20, 12:01 AM PDT/3:01 AM EDT to download and enjoy playing Remastered versions of Yakuza 3 , 4 and 5 until January 23, 11:59 PM PDT/2:59 AM EDT. RELATED: Xbox Game Pass to Add Hitman Trilogy, Rainbow Six Extraction and More A remaster for third entry into mainline Yakuza series, 2009 action-adventure game Yakuza 3 by developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio and publisher Sega begins to explore a new chapter of Kazuma Kiryu saga after he leaves behind Kamurocho. Trouble began to brew when Kiryu was not

Relicta Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is offering PC version of physics-based puzzle game Relicta in free giveaway this week. Relicta Free on Epic Games Store Now To get more customers on board, Epic Games is giving away a lot more expensive PC games on their digital distribution outlet Epic Games Store recently and they even offered over 15 games throughout second half of last month every day. Epic Store is giving away PC version of 2020 first-person physics-based puzzle game Relicta by developer Mighty Polygon and publisher Ravenscourt , to claim a free copy and own it forever up until January 27, 9:00 AM PDT/12:00 PM EDT. RELATED: Xbox Game Pass to Add Hitman Trilogy, Rainbow Six Extraction and More Stranded on a derelict moon base, you try to navigate through the depths of moon at Chandra Base and are looking for terraformed craters. During exploration, take time to gather clues and discover secrets of 22nd century orbital politics. Player character can use gravity and magnetism to move objects

Horizon Forbidden West Story Trailer

Guerrilla Games and Sony releases a new story trailer for Horizon Forbidden West ahead of release next month. Horizon Forbidden West Story Trailer Originally scheduled to release in 2021 for PlayStation 4 and 5 consoles, upcoming action role-playing game Horizon Forbidden West was delayed by developer Guerrilla Games and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment to early 2022. With less than a month away from launch, Guerrilla Games offers a preview at Forbidden West in a recently revealed story trailer, bringing back series protagonist Aloy and a several returning characters to embark a brand-new adventure. RELATED: Assassin's Creed: Ezio Collection Coming to Nintendo Switch Newly released story trailer for Horizon Forbidden West briefly shows off cut-scenes and few gameplay bits. RELATED: Take-Two Have May Hinted at Grand Theft Auto 6 Release Window Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Forbidden West focuses on a mysterious red blight that would wipe out all life on Earth. A

Pokémon Legends: Arceus Leaked Online Before Launch

Over a week ahead of launch, Pokémon Legends: Arceus gameplay and images are getting leaked on social media. Pokémon Legends: Arceus Leaked Online Before Launch A prequel to Pokémon Diamond and Pearl , 2022 action role-playing game Pokémon Legends: Arceus from developer Game Freak and publisher Nintendo in association with The Pokémon Company is arriving to Nintendo Switch soon. Nintendo has been facing an ongoing issue regarding many of their anticipated games getting leaked for a while and over a week before official launch, copies of Pokémon Legends: Arceus has surfaced on many social media platforms. RELATED: Xbox Game Pass to Add Hitman Trilogy, Rainbow Six Extraction and More After someone got their hands on a retail copy of Pokémon Legends: Arceus earlier, a number of in-game screenshots of Hisuian Professor talking to player characters to introduce starters, revealing images of a title screen and lot more. Although fans can get a better look at gameplay before release,

Xbox Game Pass to Add Hitman Trilogy, Rainbow Six Extraction and More

A second lineup for Xbox Game Pass will be adding Hitman Trilogy, Rainbow Six Extraction, Windjammers 2 and more. Xbox Game Pass to Add Hitman Trilogy, Rainbow Six Extraction and More Coming halfway through January already, Microsoft has revealed another new lineup of great games for members of Xbox Game Pass to enjoy across Android devices, Windows 10 PC s and Xbox console family including Xbox Series X / S . Joining right away on Game Pass , cult-favorite 2010 visual novel adventure title Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Anniversary Edition from developer/publisher Spike Chunsoft gets Xbox release today along with cloud gaming and PC . RELATED: Castlevania Requiem Physical Edition Announced for PlayStation 4 Releasing today on ID@Xbox, action role-playing dungeon crawler Nobody Saves the World by developer/publisher DrinkBox Studios lets you play as titular protagonist Nobody and lets you to take numerous forms to beat back Calamity. Get to work and harvest souls in 2021 act

Microsoft Acquires Activision/Blizzard

Legendary fan-favorite Activision/Blizzard franchises are joining Xbox family in biggest-ever buyout of $68.7 billion. Microsoft Acquires Activision/Blizzard Even after a huge acquisition deal of Bethesda/ZeniMax Media in 2020, Microsoft was actively looking for acquiring more studios and today, Xbox made a surprise announcement of buying Activision/Blizzard for a whopping $68.7 billion. In a recently released official statement, Xbox head Phil Spencer welcomes Activision / Blizzard creative teams to join Xbox family. He shared excitement of working with studios like Beenox , Infinity Ward , Raven Software and many others. RELATED: Take-Two Have May Hinted at Grand Theft Auto 6 Release Window Microsoft buyout of Activision / Blizzard brings exclusive publishing rights for Call of Duty , Crash Bandicoot , Overwatch and Warcraft to Xbox . It is safe to say that many of these big-name titles will soon be heading to Xbox Game Pass service. After latest acquisition, Microsoft h

God of War (2018) Becomes Best-Selling Game on Steam Following Launch

Only days after PC version launch, God of War (2018) becomes best-selling game on Steam and surpassed player count of other Sony titles. God of War (2018) Becomes Best-Selling Game on Steam Following Launch A surprise announcement for 2018 action-adventure game God of War from developer Santa Monica Studio and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment getting a PC version received a somewhat mixed reactions from fans earlier. Earlier last week, God of War (2018) launched on PC via Epic Games Store and Steam with big sales figures. It has quickly become Sony 's biggest PC launch by surpassing player numbers of Horizon Zero Dawn and Days Gone at release. RELATED: Hitman Trilogy Announced, Coming to Xbox Game Pass According to SteamDB website, God of War (2018) reached a peak concurrent count of 73,529 players only a day after PC launch. It even became best-selling game on Steam globally, leaving behind a newly released Monster Hunter Rise . God of War (2018) launch wee

Hogwarts Legacy Reportedly Delayed to 2023

Warner Bros. Games may end up delaying Hogwarts Legacy release window to 2023, according to insider report. Hogwarts Legacy Reportedly Delayed to 2023 Earlier last week, a notable leaker claimed that upcoming open-world action role-playing game Hogwarts Legacy from developer Avalanche Software and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive is probably releasing much sooner than expected. Though originally planned for a 2021 release, Hogwarts Legacy release window was delayed to 2022 last year. However, a recent insider report claims that Warner Bros. is likely to move dates of much-awaited Harry Potter RPG to next year. RELATED: Age of Empires 4 May Be Announced for Xbox Consoles In latest broadcast of Sacred Symbols+ podcast on Patreon, industry insider Colin Moriarty says that Hogwarts Legacy will not be coming out this year, according to his sources and apparently, there is some kind of trouble going on at studio. Moriarty didn't elaborate on what trouble the project is currently

WB Games Montréal Job Listing Hints at Superman Game

A recent job listing by WB Games Montréal possibly hints at their next project, which could be a Superman game. WB Games Montréal Job Listing Hints at Superman Game Last year in June, job listing for Senior Gameplay/Animator Programmer role has revealed that Canadian developer studio WB Games Montréal is currently working on a new AAA-title other than upcoming 2022 launch of Gotham Knights . WB Montréal didn't officially confirmed which DC superhero game they are actively working on but insider James Sigfield claimed it to be a Superman game and a newly posted job listing has reignited speculation for a Man of Steel project. RELATED: Take-Two Have May Hinted at Grand Theft Auto 6 Release Window A recent job listing for a Senior Gameplay AI Programmer on official WB Montréal careers page has mentioned a new AAA game and it has renewed a fan-theory over on social media that WB is much likely developing a AAA-Superman title. Also to note that named leaker has a pretty impressi

Star Wars: Squadrons, Tennis World Tour 2 and West of Dead on Free Play Days

Free Play Days adds Star Wars: Squadrons, Tennis World Tour 2 and West of Dead for Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate this weekend. Star Wars: Squadrons, Tennis World Tour 2 and West of Dead on Free Play Days A new lineup of limited time free game trails have joined Xbox Free Play Days weekly event for subscribers of Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate to enjoy throughout this weekend across Xbox family of cross-generation consoles. Sign into your Xbox account before visiting Microsoft Store starting from January 14, 12:01 AM PDT/3:01 AM EDT, to download Star Wars: Squadrons , Tennis World Tour 2 and West of Dead up until January 16, 11:59 PM PDT/2:59 AM EDT. RELATED: Red Dead Online Players Calls Out Rockstar for Lack of Content Fly off a TIE fighter or an X-wing and choose a side in 2020 first-person space combat title Star Wars: Squadrons by Motive Studios . To determine the fate of Project Starhawk, either fight for Galactic Empire or be a recruit for New Republic

Galactic Civilizations 3 Free on Epic Games Store Now! Again!

Epic Games Store is giving away turn-based strategy game Galactic Civilizations III once again, for free on giveaway this week. Galactic Civilizations III Free on Epic Games Store Now! Again! After wrapping up annual free game giveaway promotional campaign for two weeks last month, Epic Games is back on regular weekly schedule of bringing new titles on their digital distribution outlet Epic Games Store to PC platform users. Epic Store is giving away PC version of 4X turn-based strategy game Galactic Civilizations III that you can claim a free copy of and own it forever in your library of games online for a limited time until January 20, 9:00 AM PDT/12:00 PM EDT. RELATED: Red Dead Online Players Calls Out Rockstar for Lack of Content Galactic Civilizations III by developer/publisher Stardock Entertainment invites you to a massive space-based strategy experience, where you explore many intergalactic empires and eventually expand your rule across the galaxy over time. Pursue your

Hitman Trilogy Announced, Coming to Xbox Game Pass

IO Interactive is celebrating first anniversary of Hitman III by announcing Hitman Trilogy for all platforms, including Xbox Game Pass. Hitman Trilogy Announced, Coming to Xbox Game Pass Ahead of one year anniversary of release, developer/publisher IO Interactive teases a number of new content coming for 2021 stealth action-adventure game Hitman 3 , which becomes one of the most successful games in Hitman franchise. In celebration of upcoming first anniversary, IO Interactive officially announces Hitman Trilogy for next week across major platforms and Xbox Game Pass release, as well as Hitman 3 Year 2 content roadmap details through a stream earlier. RELATED: Take-Two Have May Hinted at Grand Theft Auto 6 Release Window IO Interactive releases a stream revealing new features, game modes and maps for Hitman 3 Year 2 roadmap. RELATED: Castlevania Requiem Physical Edition Announced for PlayStation 4 Hitman Trilogy will release for PC via Epic Games Store and Steam , PlayStation

Call of Duty 2022 May Release Early Due to Vanguard's Low Sales

Latest report claims, Call of Duty 2022 may get released earlier than expected following disappointing sales of Vanguard. Call of Duty 2022 May Release Early Due to Vanguard's Low Sales An early report last year has claimed that next entry in Call of Duty annual shooter franchise will be a reboot of original Modern Warfare sequel titled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and a new rumor says, it will bring back classic MW2 maps. After exploring Cold War and World War II settings in recent years, publisher Activision returns to a modern battlefield this year and looks, like Call of Duty 2022 may release early, in October 2022 due to poor sales of Call of Duty: Vanguard . RELATED: EA Reportedly Cancelled Harry Potter MMO for Lack of Faith in IP Call of Duty 2022 could be revealed this summer and even release earlier than usual, according to industry insider Tom Henderson. Also, Activision may release Modern Warfare II in October instead of a November release window this year.

Take-Two Have May Hinted at Grand Theft Auto 6 Release Window

Grand Theft Auto VI planned release window has reportedly been teased in Take-Two financial guidance for March 2024. Take-Two Have May Hinted at Grand Theft Auto VI Release Window With many industry insider and leaked sources keep teasing upcoming highly-anticipated title Grand Theft Auto VI for years, developer/publisher Rockstar Games has yet to make an official announcement for Grand Theft Auto V sequel. Earlier this week, Rockstar parent company Take-Two Interactive announced to acquire mobile game developer Zynga for 12.7 billion and may have even hinted at a possible release window for Grand Theft Auto 6 in latest financial report. RELATED: Red Dead Online Players Calls Out Rockstar for Lack of Content During recent announcement, Take-Two financials suggests that company annual growth rate will be 14% through 2024 and industry analyst believes that a major release has already been scheduled for fiscal year ending on March 2024. Only a few games out there can give confiden

Assassin's Creed: Ezio Collection Coming to Nintendo Switch

Ubisoft will be releasing Nintendo Switch version of Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection on February 17, 2022. Assassin's Creed: Ezio Collection Coming to Nintendo Switch About a month ago, known industry leaker Direct Feed Games has claimed on social media via Twitter that developer/publisher Ubisoft will be releasing Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection for Nintendo Switch console systems soon. In a press release today, Ubisoft officially announces Ezio Collection bundle for Switch , to take you back in history and play as legendary master assassin, Ezio Auditore da Firenze, currently scheduled to release on February 17, 2022. RELATED: Witcher 3 Steam Player Count Rise Following Witcher Season 2 Ubisoft reveals a new trailer for Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection , showcasing features on Nintendo Switch . RELATED: Castlevania Requiem Physical Edition Announced for PlayStation 4 Assassin's Creed: Ezio Collection will include three games; Assassin'

Days Gone Director Reveals Details for Cancelled Sequel Pitch

Jeff Ross, former game director of Days Gone recently revealed his ambitious plans for a sequel cancelled by Sony. Days Gone Director Reveals Details for Cancelled Sequel Pitch Regardless of having a strong fan-community, 2019 action-adventure game Days Gone failed to convince publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment to greenlit a sequel because of mix reviews from critics and an extensive development cycle. After working at developer Bend Studio for two decades Days Gone game director Jeff Ross has left company in 2020. Earlier, he talked about an open-world Resistance reboot and lately, has shared more details of his cancelled sequel pitch. RELATED: EA Reportedly Cancelled Harry Potter MMO for Lack of Faith in IP During a recent interview with USA Today , Jeff Ross talks further details about a cancelled Days Gone 2 pitch and how it could have been. He wanted to move to a "more technical direction" in sequel while exploring a few aspects of gameplay. Ross claims that