Games

S.T.A.L.K.E.R., Metro 2033, and Sherlock Holmes: Forbes compiled the top «richest» games developed in Ukraine

News Games 06-13-2024 at 10:53 comment
Usually, when it comes to Ukrainian games, most people think of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and Metro series. However, Ukrainians have created many other projects that also have their own audience and generate income for their authors.

Two months in Nintendo Splatoon after servers shut down — fan blogs on X Twitter

News Games 06-13-2024 at 07:40 comment
The shooter Splatoon was supposed to «die» quickly after Nintendo shut down the 3DS and Wii U servers on April 8. But one persistent player managed to play Splatoon much longer. User Lcd101, the self-proclaimed «last Splatoon 1» player, has been on the non-functional server for over two months.

The website EpicDB leaked a lot of information about unannounced games: The Last of Us Part II on PC, Turok, Final Fantasy IX Remake, etc.

News Games 06-12-2024 at 12:06 comment
The SteamDB service provides a lot of useful information about games for both ordinary players and industry and media representatives. This is a treasure trove of data that has been connected to the Steam API for years and has been collecting statistics that stem from a relatively transparent platform.

Dragon Age: The Veilguard — 20 minutes of gameplay and a lot of information from BioWare

News Games 06-12-2024 at 08:00 comment
Electronic Arts and BioWare have released the official 20-minute gameplay video for Dragon Age: The Veilguard. The demo shows the beginning of the game and companions, dialogues, boss battles, and combat mechanics.

Obsidian showed Avowed in a 30-minute gameplay demo

News Games 06-11-2024 at 21:47 comment
Obsidian Entertainment has published a 30-minute overview of its fantasy role-playing game Avowed, of which 25 minutes is a gameplay demonstration. The video reveals in detail the gameplay in the world of Eora, created by the authors of Fallout: New Vegas, Pillars of Eternity, and The Outer Worlds.

Ubisoft shows Star Wars Outlaws gameplay — space and ground battles, stealth, Nix’s abilities

News Games 06-11-2024 at 18:52 comment
During the Ubisoft Forward broadcast, the company demonstrated more than 10 minutes of Star Wars Outlaws gameplay. The video includes a shootout in space, a brief tour of the iconic crime center Moss Eisley, and the protagonist’s little assistant Nix at work.

Assassin’s Creed Shadows and 13 other AAA games to be released on Apple devices

News Games 06-11-2024 at 14:25 comment
Recently, when Apple technology received new powerful processors, many games appeared on its platform. The latest devices already have AppleAssassin’s Creed Mirage, Death Stranding, and Resident Evil Village. At the WWDC 2024 presentation, it became known that many other AAA games will join them in the coming months.

The first expansion of the Fallout 76 map will be released soon, and next year you will be able to play as a gul

News Games 06-10-2024 at 11:02 comment
The popularity of Fallout games has grown significantly since the television series was released earlier this year. The Fallout 76 development team intends to take advantage of this and will offer players the next major expansion.

Story trailer for Obsidian’s RPG Avowed — the game will be released this year, immediately on Xbox Game Pass

News Games 06-10-2024 at 08:00 comment
Obsidian Entertainment has released a new trailer for Avowed at Xbox Games Showcase 2024. It is confirmed that the new RPG from the masters of the genre will be released this year.

Trailer for the new Fable from Playground Games — «long in the making» to be released in 2025

News Games 06-10-2024 at 07:30 comment
At the Xbox Showcase at Summer Game Fest 2024, Microsoft showed the second trailer for the Fable reboot by Playground Games. This time, the release window was announced as «long-awaited» — Fable will be released in 2025. Both companies still reveal few details about the game

The trailer for the new Doom: The Dark Ages — a shooter set in the Middle Ages will be released in 2025

News Games 06-10-2024 at 07:00 comment
Bethesda and Id Software have shown a trailer for Doom: The Dark Ages, a prequel to the series. The new Doom will be released in 2025 on Xbox Series X and S, PC, and PlayStation 5. It is a game in a somewhat unusual medieval setting for Doom.

New trailer for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl in full Ukrainian — «Land, my native land!

News Games 06-09-2024 at 23:16 comment
GSC Game World presented a new trailer for STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl with excellent Ukrainian voice acting at the Xbox Showcase presentation. The game’s good graphics are striking, and its release on September 5 on PC and Xbox has been confirmed again.

The first trailer for Dragon Age: The Veilguard — BioWare shows companions, the game will be released in the fall

News Games 06-09-2024 at 21:54 comment
At Xbox Showcase, BioWare presented the first trailer for Dragon Age: The Veilguard. The trailer showed the player’s companions, hinted at some familiar faces, and announced that the game will be released in the fall of 2024.

New trailer for Star Wars Outlaws hints at old friends and gameplay elements, to be shown on June 10

News Games 06-09-2024 at 18:47 comment
A new short trailer for Star Wars Outlaws was shown at Summer Game Fest 2024. It is likely that the game will feature Lando Calrissian from the «Star Wars» movies.

«Dune»: Dune Awakening MMO takes place in a world where Paul Atreides was never born — trailer tells about the game’s broadcast on June 20

News Games 06-08-2024 at 21:54 comment
The survival MMO Dune Awakening turned out to be a game in the alternative history of the world «Dune». In this story, Paul Atreides was not born and all further events were radically different.

Sid Meier’s Civilization VII strategy teaser trailer — gameplay will be shown in August, the game will be released in 2025

News Games 06-08-2024 at 17:47 comment
Sid Meier’s Civilization VII was announced at the Summer Games Fest 2024 conference. The game is scheduled for release in 2025, and a gameplay demonstration will take place in August this year.

Dragon Age: The Veilguard (not Dreadwolf) gameplay will be presented on June 11 — BioWare talks about the plot, companions and combat

News Games 06-08-2024 at 16:17 comment
The next Dragon Age game will demonstrate the gameplay on June 11 and will get a new name. As reported by IGN, the game formerly known as Dragon Age: Dreadwolf will be called Dragon Age: The Veilguard. BioWare has revealed many details about the game, which was previously almost unknown.

Kingdom Come: Deliverance 2 got a new trailer — lots of medieval life and combat elements

News Games 06-08-2024 at 12:47 comment
At Summer Game Fest 2024, Kingdom Come: Deliverance 2 received a new trailer that shows many characters, story, and some elements of the combat system.

$250 thousand per minute of trailer at Summer Game Fest — for independent studios, prices are astronomical

News Games 06-07-2024 at 14:49 comment
According to Summer Game Fest PR manager Jasmine James, unlike E3, where Xbox, Nintendo, and PlayStation dominated, the festival, and in particular the Play Days event, gives individual and not very large studios the opportunity to participate. However, this participation can cost a lot.

Learn, Steam — GOG gaming marketplace will allow you to inherit your account, but there are nuances

News Games 06-07-2024 at 14:00 comment
After publications Ars Technica on Steam accounts not being inherited after owner’s death, GOG game store reported a website that is ready to help users transfer their accounts in the event of their death, but spoke about the complex legal nuances.

The most expensive in the world: a skin for a Counter-Strike slot machine sold for $1 million

News Games 06-06-2024 at 11:40 comment
The AK-47 assault rifle skin from Counter-Strike has become the most expensive skin for the game ever sold publicly. It is not the first timeThe first Counter-Strike skin to cost more than $1 million.

Imagine Dragons were late for their own concerts because of playing League Of Legends — musicians talk about their love for games

News Games 06-05-2024 at 23:08 comment
Imagine Dragons vocalist Dan Reynolds said Washington Post, that he postponed concerts because he was busy playing League Of Legends. Reynolds confirmed that the musicians were late to the stage because they were playing League of Legends. This online multiplayer game penalizes players if they leave while the game is still in progress.

The Last of Us 2 is being prepared for PC — the launch will be delayed until the second season of the series

News Games 06-05-2024 at 18:16 comment
The second The Last of Us is coming to PC, according to a reliable leak source. The Billbil-kun informant with a long list of accurate PlayStation news, reportedthat the PC version of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us 2 is actually completed, but will be delayed until the release of of the second season of the series HBO in 2025.

The most interesting new games of June 2024

Games Games 06-05-2024 at 14:00 comment
Traditionally, in June, the gaming industry goes into hibernation, giving the summer to gaming exhibitions, presentations, and announcements of upcoming games. However, we won’t be left without any new releases, the main one being an expansion to one of the best games of recent years. Read about it and other new games in our selection…

Fan remake of Fallout 2 will be an open-world RPG and will be released on Steam

News Games 06-04-2024 at 22:37 comment
The Fallout 2 game has recently held a new wave of interest thanks to the popularity of Amazon’s Fallout series. A team of enthusiasts is creating a remake of Fallout 2 based on Bethesda’s game engine and wants to release it on Steam.

14 minutes of Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree

News Games 06-04-2024 at 19:14 comment
A 14-minute video demonstrating the gameplay of the Elden Ring expansion pack has been released on Game Informer’s YouTube channel: Shadow of the Erdtree.

Nintendo game leaked by a Google contractor with YouTube admin rights — just shared with a friend

News Games 06-04-2024 at 14:53 comment
A Google contractor used administrator rights to access private information on Nintendo’s YouTube account. According to a copy of Google’s internal database that was leaked several years ago, in 2017, images of a trailer for the upcoming, untitled and unannounced Nintendo game Yoshi’s Crafted World were leaked to Reddit.

Ukrainian game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl to be shown at Summer Game Fest on June 8

News Games 06-03-2024 at 11:05 comment
Jeff Keely presented a trailer for the upcoming Summer Game Fest event, which, after E3 closes, can now take over the title of the main summer gaming event of the year.

Chad Stagelski’s Ghost of Tsushima adaptation has probably gotten its first actor — and it’s Hiroyuki Sanada from the «Shogun» series.

News Games 06-03-2024 at 10:11 comment
PlayStation has announced a movie adaptation of Ghost of Tsushima in 2021, saying that the franchise’s director «John Wick» Chad Stagelski will work on the film.

Sven Winke says that Baldur’s Gate 3 is not «AAA» curse and praises new RPG Skald: Against the Black Priory

News Games 06-02-2024 at 20:35 comment
Baldur’s Gate 3 is not «curse» for AAA developers, as some consider the game to be — in fact, it can be more of a help than a hindrance to the creation of future RPGs. Larian CEO Sven Winke spoke about this in an interview with GamePressure during the recent Digital Dragons conference in Poland.

New Astro Bot game to be released on PlayStation — adventures of the famous character will start on September 6

News Games 05-31-2024 at 18:11 comment
One of the best surprises for PlayStation fans at Sony State of Play was the announcement of the new Astro Bot game. A complete platformer Astro’s Playroom 2020 paid tribute to the history of PlayStation and demonstrated the DualSense controller technology. Astro Bot imitates the famous game and will be released on September 6…

God of War Ragnarök will be released on PC on September 19 — PlayStation Network connection required

News Games 05-31-2024 at 11:00 comment
During State of Play, Sony announced that God of War Ragnarök will be released on PC on September 19. The game received new trailer and is already available for pre-order. The new God of War will receive a port almost two years after its launch on PlayStation 4 and 5. But it seems that not everyone will be able to play on PC

Silent Hill 2 remake trailer and 13 minutes of gameplay — the game will be released on October 8 on PlayStation 5 and PC

News Games 05-31-2024 at 09:20 comment
Konami has presented a fresh look at the upcoming Silent Hill 2 remake. The company shared a trailer with the game’s release date during Sony State of Play, as well as 13 minutes of gameplay during the Silent Hill Transmission event.

The next game by the creators of Baldur’s Gate 3 is codenamed «Excalibur» and Sven Winke doesn’t know «what the hell it is»

News Games 05-30-2024 at 23:01 comment
The new project by Larian, the creators of Baldur’s Gate 3, is codenamed «Excalibur». Studio head Sven Winke says he’s still trying to figure out «what the hell is».

Activision «has extracted» more than $14 million from a Call of Duty cheat developer — they have been downloaded 72,000 times

News Games 05-29-2024 at 18:13 comment
Activision has won a legal victory in the case against German cheat distributor EngineOwning. U.S. District Judge Michael Fitzgerald awarded Activision $14,465,600 in compensation for loss of profits, as well as another $292,912 in attorney’s fees.

More than 400 people are working on The Witcher 4 — the game will complete pre-production in the second half of 2024

News Games 05-29-2024 at 15:23 comment
The Witcher 4, known by its codename Polaris, is still in pre-production, but more than 400 CD Projekt RED employees are already working on the game.

YouTube Playables games are now available on Android, iOS, and in the browser — but not yet in Ukraine

News Games 05-29-2024 at 11:10 comment
After starting testing last year, YouTube is expanding its Playables games to Android, iOS, and the web. These are free, small games that can be accessed on YouTube in mobile apps and on your computer. Google calls them «a fun, interactive way to watch YouTube».

Nobody needs beautiful graphics: why does nobody play AAA projects?

Articles Games 05-29-2024 at 11:00 comment
According to statistics, the most popular video games have a simple look, and nobody needs beautiful graphics, nor powerful gaming computers. In this article, we will analyze the market, understand the psychology of the player, and try to understand what guides developers and typical gamers. Successes of the gaming industry Let’s start with…

Larian wanted to create Baldur’s Gate 4 — Wizards of the Coast didn’t like the studio’s ideas

News Games 05-28-2024 at 21:30 comment
One of the developers of Baldur’s Gate 3 says that Larian wanted to make the fourth game in the series and promoted its ideas, but Wizards of the Coast, the owners of D&D, did not like them. As you know, after that Larian announced that the next one would be created by some other studio. In a conversation with GamesRadar+ Adam Smith,…

«Live» Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 trailer — gameplay will be shown on June 9

News Games 05-28-2024 at 18:32 comment
The Xbox YouTube channel has published a «live» trailer for the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 game. It shows various historical leaders, such as former US President Bill Clinton and former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, discussing the nature of war in the shadows.

Dragon Quest 3 remake of 1988 JRPG is coming soon — mysterious Square Enix teaser

News Games 05-27-2024 at 17:16 comment
A remake of the 1988 JRPG Dragon Quest 3 was announced three years ago and received a trailer that reimagined the classic HD-2D art style game Octopath Traveler. Now, publisher Square Enix has announced an update to the project.

Wizardry — a remake of the 1981 game, the world’s first team-based RPG, is out on Steam

News Games 05-25-2024 at 20:32 comment
After several months of early access on Steam came out 3D remake of Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord, a classic 1981 RPG by Sir-Tech Software. Developed by Digital Eclipse, this project brings the iconic role-playing game to modern graphics while retaining the core gameplay elements.

Super Mario 64 was completed without pressing the A button to jump — this was considered absolutely impossible

News Games 05-23-2024 at 22:36 comment
For the first time, Super Mario 64 was completed without ever pressing the A button. This is a new world record that was previously considered impossible.

Directed by «Furiosa: Mad Max. Saga» would love a Mad Max game by Hideo Kojima, but wouldn’t dare ask the master

News Games 05-23-2024 at 16:20 comment
Directed by «Furiosa: Mad Max. Saga» George Miller would love to have Hideo Kojima create a game based on the franchise, but he «would never ask him» to do so. In a conversation with GamingBible, Miller was asked if he wanted a new «Mad Max» video game.

A terminal recreated from the Fallout games controls a smart home using a Raspberry Pi

News Devices 05-23-2024 at 00:16 comment
Anyone who has played Fallout is familiar with the terminals placed throughout the game world. These are computers that the player interacts with regularly during the game. For the enthusiast Rick (@r1ckp) managed to create a real working copy of the nfrjuj terminal using a Raspberry Pi. This project brings a piece of the Fallout universe to the…

Impressions from SAND. Galicians take over space

Games Games 05-22-2024 at 10:00 comment
Hologryph, a Ukrainian studio from Lviv, has just presented the first gameplay trailer for its open-world PvPvE game SAND. You might remember it from its stylish steampunk trailer with Galician characters. ITC.ua managed to play an early version of the game, and now we will share our impressions. Galician elite In an alternate twentieth century,…

The first gameplay trailer for SAND — a Ukrainian game about «Galicians in space» in the style of dieselpunk

News Games 05-21-2024 at 21:05 comment
At the publisher’s presentation tinyBuild developers Hologryph (Lviv) and TowerHaus (Kyiv) showed the first game trailer of SAND, an unusual open-world shooter. The video shows for the first time the huge Trumplers — walking machines for players’ movement, battles, team interaction, and traps that await in this world. Also: «The…

The story trailer for Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree has been released. DLC release — June 21

News Games 05-21-2024 at 20:34 comment
FromSoftware has released a new story trailer for the Shadow of the Erdtree expansion pack for Elden Ring. The 3-minute long video offers a fresh look at the story, which has remained largely a secret until now, despite the analysis and speculation about previous trailers.

The Witcher 3 REDkit — mod editor for the game has been released, and CD Projekt RED has added support for Steam Workshop

News Games 05-21-2024 at 15:16 comment
CD Projekt RED has released a fresh update for the original The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and the Next-Gen version. The main innovation is The Witcher 3 REDkit, a mod editor for the game, but there are other changes as well.

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 review. The sequel is worth the wait

Games Games 05-21-2024 at 11:00 comment
Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 was announced in 2019 right after the presentation of the next-generation Xbox Series X|S consoles. The trailer impressed with its atmosphere, animations, and detail, although at that time, the game development was just about to begin. In less than four years, did the authors manage to realize their vision and repeat…

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