Microsoft is reportedly testing 1080p streaming for Xbox Game Pass cloud games

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 28 February 2021 11:04 GMT Microsoft is testing a higher resolution streaming solution for the Xbox Game Pass streaming service Cloud Gaming, previously known as xCloud, ahead of a larger upgrade to the service later in the year.According to a new WindowsCentral report, an unnamed (but...

Doom Eternal has raked in over $450 million since launch

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 28 February 2021 14:36 GMT Doom Eternal has generated over $450 million in the first nine months of its release, according to a statement made on a former id Software employee.David Saunders, former product management lead at id Software who held the role from 2017 to...

No Man’s Sky’s new pets are already causing chaos

I climbed a mountain covered with beautiful blue-green grass, and stood next to another figure in a spacesuit. We both looked adoringly at the big green egg in front of us, which was due to hatch. I was immediately disoriented when the big baby emerged, his head crest caught me,...

Deathloop’s ‘Deja Vu’ trailer gives the game a James Bond-esque song

Arkane Studios and Bethesda Softworks showed a new trailer for the PlayStation 5-exclusive Deathloop during Sony’s State of Play online event on Thursday. The trailer is heavy on the gameplay action, set to a James Bond-style title song by Sencit, feat. FJØRA. Freestyle gun/knife combat backed by bizarre powers is...

Sifu, kung fu brawler from Absolver team, coming to PS5, PS4, PC

Absolver developer Sloclap announced its next game, Sifu, on Thursday during PlayStation’s State of Play event. Billed as “an artful and true-to-combat Kung Fu game exploring themes of revenge and redemption,” Sifu is scheduled for release this fall on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Windows PC (via the Epic Games...

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remakes are coming to Nintendo Switch

The Pokémon Company announced remakes of Pokémon Diamond and Pearl during a Pokémon Presents video on Friday. The remade games are called Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl, and they’re coming in late 2021. The remakes will retain the game’s aesthetic, updated with a very cute, colorful new style....

The new open-world Pokémon has Breath of the Wild vibes

Pokémon fans rejoiced today when the Pokémon Presents stream unveiled not one, but two new games. We got Diamond and Pearl remakes for Nintendo Switch, but somehow even that wasn’t enough to upstage the other big announcement of the day: A new open-world Pokémon game, Pokémon Legends: Arceus is coming...

Steven Yeun’s acclaimed film Minari is finally out in the world

This week, word leaked that acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates had been tapped by J.J. Abrams to write a new film in the Superman franchise. Neil Blomkamp just casually announced that District 10, the long awaited follow-up to his 2009 sci-fi action debut District 9, is currently in the works with...

American Gods and Trickster agree on one thing: magical dads are the worst

[Ed. note: This article contains some spoilers for American Gods and Trickster.] Fiction is filled with heroes whose journey begins when they learn that they’ve inherited power from parents they never knew. From Arthur Curry learning he’s the heir to Atlantis to Harry Potter going to study wizardry at his...

Watch the Pokemon Presents stream here

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 26 February 2021 14:25 GMT The Pokemon Company and Nintendo will host a Pokemon stream today and you can watch it here.Pokemon Presents will kick off at 7am PT / 10am ET / 3pm GMT / 4pm CET and will last around 20 minutes.Details on what...