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Babylon’s Fall binned after less than a year

Square Enix and PlatinumGames are binning off their beleagured live service game Babylon’s Fall. Future updates planned for the game have been scrapped, and its servers will go dark on 28th February next year. After that, you will no longer be able to log in and play. Babylon’s Fall only launched in March this year, […]

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CD Projekt “fully committed” to developing the Cyberpunk IP

CD Projekt is “totally, fully committed” to developing the Cyberpunk IP further, despite Phantom Liberty confirmed as the game’s only expansion. Michał Nowakowski, CD Projekt’s vice president of business development, confirmed the news during a recent earnings call (thanks IGN). “We decided to develop one major expansion for Cyberpunk, which is going to take advantage […]

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EA and Dynasty Warriors dev Koei Tecmo working on “the next great hunting game”

EA and the people behind the Dynasty Warriors series are working together on a brand new game in the Monster Hunter style. Koei Tecmo and its studio Omega Force, which is also behind the Hyrule Warriors games for Nintendo, are working with EA on “the next great hunting game”, EA said in a note to […]

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Sony’s latest State of Play showcase airs tomorrow with news on 10 games

Sony has announced it’ll be airing a new instalment of its State of Play digital showcase tomorrow, 13th September, highlighting a range of PS5, PS4, and PSVR2 games. It’s a late one for those of us in the UK, alas, kicking off at 11pm BST/3pm PT/6pm ET, but it should be decently eventful too, promising […]

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Ubisoft boss indicates its “big AAA” games will adopt $70 price point

New comments by Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot suggest the publisher will be adopting the increasingly industry standard $70 USD price point for its “big AAA” titles in the future. It’s a price point that’s already been adopted by many publishers – including the likes of Sony, Take-Two, Activision Blizzard, and Gearbox – on PlayStation 5 […]

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Halo studio boss Bonnie Ross announces departure from Microsoft

Bonnie Ross, the founder and head of Halo developer 343 Industries, has announced her departure from the studio and Microsoft. Ross, who also serves as Microsoft corporate vice president, has been the head of 343 Industries for 15 years, having established the studio – specifically to take over development of the Halo franchise from Bungie […]

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Prison Architect getting big free quality of life update on Xbox and PC today

Paradox has revealed a big free quality of life update for prison management sim Prison Architect – aptly known as the Free for Life update – which launches today on Xbox and PC. Free for Life is, according to Paradox, focussed on implementing the Prison Architect community’s most requested features so “players can spend more […]