Gaming

Rainbow Six Siege Maintenance Coming Up, As “Operation Health” Update Detailed

Ubisoft is conducting a round of maintenance on the Rainbow Six Siege servers this week. Posting on its website, the company confirmed the maintenance period will follow this schedule: PS4 — 9 AM – 10 AM ET Xbox One — 10 AM – 11 AM ET PC — 11 AM — 11:59 AM ET During the maintenance period, Ubisoft will perform some kind of a “rank reset,” while the background art will change to reflect the start of the game’s Operation Health initiative. The other big piece of news about ...

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GTA 5 Ships 80 Million Units

Grand Theft Auto V continues to be a massive success. More than three years after the game’s release in 2013, the open-world action game has now passed 80 million units shipped worldwide. This is up from 75 million units back in February. Continued strong sales is no surprise, given GTA V continues to make it onto the top-selling charts in the US, UK, Australia, and New Zealand. During an conference call after Take-Two’s latest earnings report today, CEO Strauss Zelnick said GTA V and GTA Online “outperformed [Take-Two’s] expectations during ...

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Hitman Dev Prepares For Uncertain Future With Layoffs

Hitman developer IO Interactive has indicated some staff have been let go as it prepares for upcoming changes to the way the studio operates. “Today at IO [Interactive], we had to make some changes to our studio, which will allow us to be better equipped for our future adventures,” reads an update posted on Twitter. “We’re sad that great talent and good friends will be leaving the studio. We are doing everything possible to look after everyone affected. Thank you for your support and understanding.” On May 11, it was ...

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More Call Of Duty: WW2 Info Coming During Livestream Today

Looking for more information on Call of Duty: WWII? You don’t have much longer to wait. Developer Sledgehammer Games has announced a new “Making Call of Duty” video series for the game, the first episode of which will premiere today, May 23, at 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET. According to studio boss Glen Schofield, the video series will provide an “in-depth look” at the making of Call of Duty: WWII. Guests for the first episode will include animation director Chris Stone and campaign director Brett Robbins. Some “special ...

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Live-Action Pinocchio Movie Might Be Directed By Oscar-Winner Sam Mendes

Disney’s live-action Pinocchio film is moving forward and now there is word on who might direct it. According to Deadline, Sam Mendes, who won an Oscar for American Beauty and also directed the James Bond movies Skyfall and Spectre, is in “early talks” to direct the upcoming Disney film. A deal hasn’t been made as of yet, it seems, and it’s unclear who else Disney might be speaking with about directing the live-action Pinocchio. In August, it was reported that Mendes was in talks to direct a live-action James and ...

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The Division Update 1.6.1 Out Soon, Here Are The Patch Notes

The Division‘s 1.6.1 update is going live tomorrow, the game’s official Twitter account revealed, and it’s bringing a number of tweaks and refinements to the online shooter. In addition to the usual bug fixes, the update adds a loadouts feature to the game. Players will now be able to save their weapons, gear, skills, and talents to new loadout slots, letting you easily swap between your favorite combinations. Up to six different loadouts can be saved per character. The update also makes some changes to Last Stand mode. Now, the ...

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Uncharted Movie Now A Prequel, Will Star Young Spider-Man Actor Tom Holland

Sony Pictures has decided on a new direction for its film adaptation of the Uncharted series. Rather than casting someone as the Nathan Drake we’ve become accustomed to seeing in the games, it’s going back in time. According to Deadline, Sony has decided to turn its Uncharted movie into a prequel. It will feature the 20-year-old Tom Holland–the current big-screen Spider-Man–in the role of Drake, with Shawn Levy (Real Steel, Night at the Museum) directing. Inspiration was drawn from a sequence in Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, which revealed the first ...

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DC's Cyborg Movie Still On Course For 2020 Release, Star Says

There has been much recent uncertainty about DC’s upcoming roster of superhero movies. Only Aquaman has a confirmed release date after 2017–The Flash is currently looking for its third director, and there have been no updates at all about Cyborg. However, the latter’s star, Ray Fisher, has now confirmed that the movie is on course for a 2020 release. The update comes via DCWorld, who reported from a recent Q&A with Fisher at the City of Heroes convention in the UK. They tweeted: The 2020 date for Cyborgwas originally set ...

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