Yesterday Need for Speed Heat was officially announced and fans immediately began asking questions about EA’s monetization plans for the game. Justifiably so, as the previous game in the series, Need for Speed Payback, was hobbled by a grindy “Ultimate Team” style card-based progression system and exploitative loot boxes. Well, it seems EA and Ghost Games have learned their lesson, because Need for Speed Heat is jettisoning all of that. Continue reading
In thoroughly unsurprising news for those keeping track of the Epic Games Store’s barren update schedule, Borderlands 3 will be launching next month with any support for preloading the game. Continue reading
A new and improved version of one of the most acclaimed games of all time is in the works. Last evening during a livestream in honor of the game’s 20th anniversary, developer Nightdive Studios mentioned they were working on an updated version of System Shock 2. They later officially announced System Shock 2 Enhanced Edition via Twitter. Continue reading
CD Projekt Red is trying to appeal to those who want to put the ‘punk’ in Cyberpunk 2077 with the option of playing in ‘hardcore’ mode.
In an interview with Wccftech, CD Projekt Red’s Alvin Liu discussed hardcore mode, revealing that it will get rid of the game’s UI to provide a “real challenge” for players. That means there’ll be no markers or indicators telling you where things are or what level of enemy you’re going up against. It’s real immersion in Night City and the desert beyond with the potential for real frustration. Continue reading
Halo Reach is going to make its debut soon on PC, albeit only for select lucky players, 343 Industries recently confirmed.
In the latest Halo Community update, it’s been confirmed that the Halo Reach PC closed beta will be released sometime next week. Only a small number of registered Halo Insiders will be able to get access to it. Continue reading