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Cyberpunk 2077 QA Team CEO Responds To Claims They Misled CDPR

Get off, you damn bug!screenshot: CD Project Cyberpunk 2077 will always be a cautionary tale of how not to make and release a game. It was notoriously marred by technical bugs and developmental woes and now, according to a new report from YouTuber Upper Echelon Gamers, a QA firm allegedly misled CD Projekt Red during …

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Everything Shown At The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase

Image: Atlus Switch-owning JRPG fans are feasting today. The biggest standouts from today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase include Persona 5 Royal and Nier: Automata ports for the Nintendo Switch, but there were also neat-looking indie titles like the beautifully handcrafted RPG Time: The Legend of Wright and visually striking co-op adventure White. Here’s our …

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Neon White’s Leaderboards Are Getting Overrun By Cheaters

screenshot: Annapurna / Kotaku It’s like clockwork: A game comes out with a robust competitive component…and is instantly inundated by players who rocket to the top via nefarious, unsanctioned means—cheaters, in other words. The latest victim is Neon Whitea multi-genre speedrunning game developed by Angel Matrix and published by Annapurna Interactive. What’s most curious about …

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To Jin Yong Is A Wuxia Martial Arts Game That Looks Great

Today, a Chinese AAA studio announced that it would be adapting a famous wuxia novel series into a martial arts game. The demo trailer showed off stylish combat that heavily incorporates exaggerated aerial movements, which are a common hallmark of wuxia cinema but which I’ve rarely seen so gracefully replicated in games! In most action …

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London Gets New Trailer, Out On PC 2023

gif: Folon Team / Bethesda / Kotaku Sometimes you just wanna explore wastelands all by your lonesome. Aim Fallout 5 is years away, and Fallout 76 is…finealbeit multiplayer and developed under brutal working conditions. So many looking for the next big solo fallout experience have been closely watching the development of Fallout: Londonan impressive-looking fan …

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Maxing A Diablo Immortal Character Out Could Make You Go Broke

Diablo Immortal may be a solid mobile version of Blizzard’s hack-and-slash dungeon crawler, but it’s no secret the game has been mired in controversy due to its egregious microtransactions. It was previously speculated that maxing out a single character could cost as much as $100,000. However, it now seems the estimate was very low, as …

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RIP Bernie Stolar, Former Sega, Atari & PlayStation Executive

Stolar pictured during the Dreamcast’s launchPhoto: Associated Press (PA) Bernie Stolar, one of the most important video game executives of the 1990s, has passed away at the age of 75, GamesBeat reports. Stolar began working in the video game business in 1980, first founding a coin-op company before moving to Atari, where he did everything …

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