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Activision's CEO Made $28.6 Million Last Year, 306 Times The Median Activision Employee

Activision-Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick’s compensation for 2017 was $28,698,375, according to filings the video game publisher submitted earlier this …

Paladins Leaving Early Access Next Week

After more than a year and a half in early access, free-to-play shooter Paladins will officially launch on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 on May 8.<p>While the …

Steam beta adds support for Nintendo's Switch Pro Controller

Steam already works with a bunch of gamepads, including PS4's and Xbox 360's/One's, thanks to the Valve controller's software component. But if you'd rather use Nintendo Switch's, then you'll have to be willing to take Steam's beta client for a spin. The platform's beta version has added support …

Fortnite: Battle Royale advice issued to parents

Parents have been given advice after concerns were raised over multiplayer game Fortnite: Battle Royale.<p>The NSPCC and O2 have launched new advice for …

Nintendo says it'll keep supporting the 3DS until the Switch becomes a 'one-per-person system'

Ever since the Switch was announced, pundits have been debating the lifespan of the 3DS. There's still plenty of stuff in the pipeline from …

Subscription PC gaming service Utomik officially launches today

<b>Utomik, the ambitious subscription PC gaming service, has today launched out of beta for a full release.</b>At launch, Utomik is listing over 750 games …

Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Shows John Marston And Van Der Linde Gang

As promised, Rockstar Games has released a brand-new trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2, its eagerly anticipated open-world action game. This trailer is a more extensive look at the game's story, setting the mood for it and offering a better grasp of its narrative.<p>"America, 1899. The end of the wild …

Radical Heights Already Stands out Against PUBG, Fortnite

Radical Heights has got a lot of baggage. It’s the next game from the makers of the notoriously defunct LawBreakers, it bears a questionable …

PUBG tweaks 'zone of death' pacing in major new update

In its latest update, <i>PUBG</i> has tweaked gameplay to make it faster paced, more tactical and more violent. The main tweak to PC 1.0 Update 10 is timing in the "Blue Zone," a shrinking death region that forces players together as they die off. As many requested, it will contract at a faster speed early …

God of War’s 4K resolution mode isn’t the best way to play

You’re better off sticking with Performance mode<p><i>God of War</i> is a stunning technical achievement for its single-take presentation alone. Less impressive, however, is the game’s 4K rendering mode on the PlayStation 4 Pro. It doesn’t seem able to maintain a solid 30 frames per second, and in an action …

'Fortnite' Goes Down, Prompting Pornhub's Hilarious Response

Pornhub continues to prove that it's really good at data.<p>Don’t panic, but <i>Fortnite: Battle Royale</i> servers were taken offline late Wednesday night for …

Gaming Industry

Fortnite's New Update Disables Newest Weapon Due To A Bug

The latest update for Fortnite has arrived, bringing with it new content and other changes, particularly for Battle Royale mode. However, an issue has cropped up involving the game's latest weapon, the Guided Missile, forcing Epic Games to remove it temporarily.<p>As confirmed in a tweet from the …

Billy 'King of Kong' Mitchell's 'Donkey Kong' scores were a lie

It's over. Billy Mitchell (above, left), the "King of Kong," has had his long-contested <i>Donkey Kong</i> high scores stripped from the Twin Galaxies leaderboards and the organization has notified <i>Guinness World Records</i> of its decision. More than that, all of his records have been removed from the forums …

New Fortnite Update Adds Crossbow And More This Week

A new update for Fortnite is on the way soon, and it features new content for the explosively popular, free-to-play Battle Royale mode on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Epic Games has provided a full rundown on what to expect from update 2.4.2, as well as a look at what's coming soon. [<b>Update:</b> The new …

Gaming Industry

Check out the Ninja Turtles in action in Injustice 2

Shell shock!<p>The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are coming to DC fighting game <i>Injustice 2</i> as downloadable characters next week, Warner Bros. Interactive and DC Entertainment announced today. They also gave <i>Injustice</i> <i>2</i> fans their first look at Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo in action with …

Yakuza 6 PS4 Gameplay: Trashing Shops, Fighting Thugs, Taking Selfies

After a strong 2017 with prequel title Yakuza 0 and Yakuza: Kiwami, Sega is continuing Kazuma Kiryu's journey through the Japanese underworld in Yakuza 6: The Song of Life this year. The game picks up some time after the events of Yakuza 5, with Kiryu returning to the Sunflower Orphanage to find …

Gaming Industry

Early access to Chinese mobile version of PUBG opens tomorrow

Tencent announced today that early access to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: Battlefield (绝地求生:刺激战场) will be available tomorrow (in Chinese). …

Switch Has Triple the Games Wii U Did at This Point

Switch had "as many games in nine months as as its predecessor had in two years and four months."<p>Since the release of the Switch in March last year, …

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope confirmed for PS4 and Switch

<b>Natsume and Rising Star Games announce Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.</b>Natsume’s <i>Harvest Moon: Light</i> …

Gaming

Google Reportedly Working on PlayStation Now-Like Game Streaming Service

Plan has been in the works for around two years, say sources.<p>Google may be preparing to make a big grab at the global video game business by …

Streaming

GTA V has now sold 90 million copies, as GTA Online has its best month ever

Rockstar continues to have zero reason to make GTA VI, as they promise Red Dead Redemption II won’t be delayed again.<p>Grand Theft Auto V is already …

Grand Theft Auto

Destiny 2 Crimson Days Event Launches Tomorrow, See The New Gear

We're coming up on the first Valentine's Day since the launch of Destiny 2. Much as it did with the previous game, Bungie will mark the occasion with a special Crimson Days event that introduces a variety of new rewards to get your hands on.<p>Crimson Days begins on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on February …

Nintendo will convert Gold Points into Switch game discounts

If you buy a lot of Switch games, good news — Nintendo is about to reward you with some discounted software. The company announced in a blog post today that you'll soon be able to spend Gold Points — earned by purchasing Nintendo games — on Switch software in the eShop. Each Gold Point is worth one …

Gaming

With Black Ops 4 Rumored, Activision Confirms Treyarch Is Making Call Of Duty 2018

Today during an earnings call, Activision confirmed that this year's Call of Duty game is coming from Treyarch, the creator of the massively popular Black Ops sub-brand. Activision did not share any further details on this year's Call of Duty game, but it is rumoured to be the much-anticipated Call …

Fortnite had 3.4M users on Sunday before it crashed, Epic says

The highest number of concurrent players ever led to some technical difficulties<p>Epic Games says that <i>Fortnite</i>, the early access title that blends building with first- and third-person combat, hit a new high player count over the weekend. More than 3.4 million players logged in on Sunday, causing a …

Xbox One's Game Pass Service Adds Eight More Games Today

Xbox Game Pass, the Netflix-style subscription service for Xbox One, has added eight more games. February's titles are now available, and they include Halo Wars 2, NBA 2K17, and WWE 2K17. Also new to the catalog this month are Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition, Rime, Riptide Renegade GP, and …

Game Release Dates In Feb 2018 For Xbox One, PS4, Switch, And PC

After a packed January, with Dragon Ball FighterZ and Monster Hunter: World launching on the same day, February is a month of remasters and re-releases. Shadow of the Colossus is first, followed by Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 on Nintendo Switch. There's also 2016's Owlboy coming to Switch and the …

Metal Gear

EA confirms Anthem will arrive in 2019 to avoid October's Battlefield launch

Last week brought news that Electronic Arts and BioWare’s ambitious multiplayer action title Anthem was being pushed back until 2019. Now, EA has …

Dragon Ball FighterZ set a Steam record for fighting games

In the midst of a big opening weekend and going up against Monster Hunter World, Dragon Ball FighterZ had over 40,000 concurrent PC players at launch.<p>…

Gaming

February's Free PS4 PS Plus Games Revealed [Out Now]

February is here, and that means a new selection of free PlayStation Plus games are on their way soon. Sony has revealed its selection of freebies for PS4, PS3, and PS Vita owners this month. [<b>Update:</b> February's free PS Plus games are now available.]<p>From February 6, PS4 owners can grab Knack and …