Gaming

Remedy Bringing Quantum Break's Engine To PS4 For Its Next Game

Max Payne and Alan Wake developer Remedy Entertainment has said its next game, codenamed P7, will be released on “a wider range of platforms” and indicated it will run on Northlight, the same engine that powered its Xbox One and PC exclusive Quantum Break. In a post on the official Remedy website, the studio confirmed that it is “developing its Northlight technology also for PlayStation 4 consoles.” Remedy has been making games primarily for Microsoft platforms since 2003, so P7 will be the first game from the studio to launch ...

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Massive Xbox Spring Sale Begins, See All The Deals

Microsoft’s gigantic Xbox Spring Sale has begun. Major Nelson posted a roundup of all the Xbox One and Xbox 360 deals on his blog, while we’ve rounded up some notable ones below. On Xbox One, Ark: Survival Evolved is down to $ 14, while Fallout 4 gets a very nicediscount, bringing it down to just $ 19.80. Its DLC pass and all individual expansions are on sale as well. Other big-name games on sale include Halo 5 ($ 20), Grand Theft Auto V ($ 30), Forza Horizon 3 ($ 39), ...

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New Injustice 2 Trailer Shows The Flash In Action

Right on schedule, NetherRealm today released a new trailer for Injustice 2 that focuses on the super-fast superhero, The Flash. The video spotlights some of The Flash’s moves as he fights against a number of villains, including Gorilla Grodd. Also on display are some of the fighting game sequel’s stages, which look pretty impressive. Here’s the trailer, and be sure to let us know in the comments what you think of The Flash’s moves. In other news about Injustice 2, NetheRealm released the fourth chapter in the game’s Shattered Alliances ...

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Tom Cruise Fights Ancient Evil In New International Mummy Trailer

A new international trailer for The Mummy has landed. The upcoming supernatural thriller stars Tom Cruise, and this latest promo features footage not contained in the most recent US trailer. Check it out below: [embedded content] The Mummy is directed by Alex Kurtzman, who co-wrote the first two Star Trek movies in the current reboot series. It also stars Jake Johnson (Jurassic World), Annabelle Wallis (King Arthur), and Courtney B. Vance (American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson), plus Russell Crowe as Dr. Jekyll. In a recent interview with ...

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Diving into Project Scorpio’s backwards compatibility, 4K, VR, and 1080p support

Now that we’ve discussed the basic technical specs of Project Scorpio, Microsoft’s follow-up to the original Xbox One, it’s time to cover some of the ancillary information, like 4K support, 1080p goodies, and VR functionality. Microsoft and Sony are pursuing different strategies with their new refreshed hardware, so it’s worth exploring what each platform offers (at least, as of this writing). Backwards compatibility, current game improvements All Xbox Scorpio games (that’s our shorthand, not Microsoft’s specific nomenclature) are required to be backwards-compatible with Xbox One titles. The only exception to ...

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Injustice 2: New Video For The Flash Coming Soon

NetherRealm will release a new Injustice 2 video this week that will provide an “inside look” at The Flash’s moves, the developer has announced. The video will be released on April 10. Ahead of that, NetherRealm released the teaser video below that provides a glimpse of The Flash; take a look: In other news about Injustice 2, NetheRealm released the fourth chapter in the game’s Shattered Alliances series last week–watch it here. We also recently got a look at Catwoman, Black Adam, Cheetah in the game, and learned about how ...

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Microsoft Launches Xbox Academy, Free Xbox and PC Game Development Classes

The Microsoft Store in Sydney, Australia will this week launch Xbox Academy, a series of free game development classes in collaboration with the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE), a multi-national and non-profit college focusing on game development, animation, and visual effects. The move is timed in conjunction with Australia’s Easter school holiday period, in an effort to encourage school-aged children to discover what the process behind game development entails, and get a taste of what career paths are available to them in the field once they graduate. The program will ...

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