• Apple Slashes App Store Cut For Most Developers, But Not Epic Games

    Apple Slashes App Store Cut For Most Developers, But Not Epic Games
    Apple has made a big change to the cut it takes from all in-app purchases on its App Store, with the company slashing its rate from 30% down to 15% for most of its developers.In response to the tough year Apple says its developers have been enduring, the company will now only take a 15% cut from all apps that make less than $1 million revenue annually. According to app analytics firm Sensor Tower, that accounts for nearly 98% of iOS developers currently, which makes the move a big shift for the
  • Streamers May Run Into Copyright Issues While Broadcasting Fortnite's Galactus Event

    Streamers May Run Into Copyright Issues While Broadcasting Fortnite's Galactus Event
    Twitch streamers hoping to get in on the Fortnite excitement today may be in for a rude awakening. Epic Games has said that it has no way of preventing clips from today's Galactus event from getting flagged by Twitch's copyright detection systems."For Twitch Creators streaming the Galactus event: Due to a lack of solutions similar to Lickd, we cannot prevent your VOD/clip content from getting flagged by the platform's copyright detection systems," a tweet from Epic Games read. "The general recom
  • Diggle Is Returning To The Arrowverse For Two Different Roles

    Diggle Is Returning To The Arrowverse For Two Different Roles
    The CW's Arrow may have wrapped earlier this year, but in true DC multiverse fashion, some of the familiar faces you got to know and love across the show's eight seasons aren't ready to call it quits just yet. Actor David Ramsey, who played Oliver Queen's friend and fellow superhero John Diggle, will be returning to the shared TV universe both in front of and behind the camera according to Deadline.Ramsey will be reprising his role as Diggle AKA Spartan in the upcoming Superman & Lois--and
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising vs. Zelda: Breath of the Wild - 13 Biggest Similarities

    Immortals Fenyx Rising vs. Zelda: Breath of the Wild - 13 Biggest Similarities
    Breath of the Wild continues to inspire similar concepts in many games seen today. Here are several similarities we've seen between the two games.
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  • Vikings Creator Teeing Up Bubonic Plague Miniseries For History Channel

    Vikings Creator Teeing Up Bubonic Plague Miniseries For History Channel
    History Channel's Vikings--a historical drama inspired by the sagas of legendary hero Viking Ragnar Lothbrok--may be wrapping up after Season 6, but it's far from the end of the partnership between the show's creative team and the powers that be at the channel. Vikings creator Michael Hirst will be executive producing a new History Channel miniseries titled The Plague Year, according to Variety.As the name suggests, the upcoming show takes place during one of the worst outbreaks of the Bubonic P
  • New Xbox Game Pass Titles Include Control And More

    New Xbox Game Pass Titles Include Control And More
    After a cheeky tease on Twitter, Microsoft has announced that Remedy Entertainment's third-person action-adventure game Control will come to Xbox Game Pass on December 3, alongside a slew of other titles like Doom Eternal, Haven, and Va-11 Hall-A. And plenty more will be coming to Game Pass in the following days and weeks.This follows a similar tease the Xbox Game Pass Twitter account made of Doom Eternal before the brutal first-person shooter arrived on the service a week later. And like Doom E
  • Dead Cells Fatal Falls DLC Launches Early Next Year

    Dead Cells Fatal Falls DLC Launches Early Next Year
    Co-creators Evil Empire and Motion Twin have announced that their side-scrolling roguelike RPG Dead Cells will receive a brand-new piece of DLC early next year.Fatal Falls is the next major update for Dead Cells and retails for $5 USD when it drops in 2021 for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It adds two new biomes (The Fractured Shrines and The Undying Shores) as well as additional bosses, enemies, and rewards. While specifics about Fatal Falls have not been shared, the studios
  • Red Dead Online Standalone Is Out Now And Heavily Discounted

    Red Dead Online Standalone Is Out Now And Heavily Discounted
    Red Dead Online is now available as a standalone download, meaning you can embark on your own wild west adventure without needing to buy into Red Dead Redemption 2.The multiplayer game is out on Xbox One, PS4, and PC (Steam, the Epic Games Store and the Rockstar Games Launcher). If you've picked up an Xbox Series X, Series S, or PlayStation 5, Red Dead Online is playable via backwards-compatibility.Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus will be required to play on consoles, but do entitle you to a
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  • Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Episode 7 Breakdown & References - "Unification III"

    Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Episode 7 Breakdown & References - "Unification III"
    The Discovery crew learns about Spock's mission of Unification and what resulted from it centuries later. Greg and Chastity break down the plot and Easter eggs from "Unification III".
  • PS Now Games For December Revealed: Horizon Zero Dawn, Broforce, And More

    PS Now Games For December Revealed: Horizon Zero Dawn, Broforce, And More
    Sony adds new games to its PS Now service every month, and the company has now revealed the six games that will make up December's lineup. It's a fairly stout selection of popular games, including the critically-acclaimed open-world game Horizon Zero Dawn, the side-scrolling smash 'em up Broforce, and several others. Check out the full list of PS Now games below.The highlights of the list include the demolition derby-inspired racer Wreckfest, the Soulslike slasher The Surge 2, and the high-profi
  • Doom Eternal Update 4 Adds New Master Level, Full Patch Notes Detailed

    Doom Eternal Update 4 Adds New Master Level, Full Patch Notes Detailed
    Developer Id Software has rolled out a new update for Doom Eternal that makes some changes to the game, including adding another Master Level for free and increasing the resolution on Xbox Series S and Series X. Check out Update 4's full patch notes below.Players looking for a challenge may have run through Doom Eternal's Master Levels already, but Id Software has added "an entirely new combat experience" to the challenge levels. Super Gore Nest, the latest free Master Level, features a plethora
  • Grab Yakuza: Like A Dragon For Just $35 Right Now

    Grab Yakuza: Like A Dragon For Just $35 Right Now
    Yakuza: Like a Dragon is potentially on many shortlists for 2020's Game of the Year, and today you can pick it up for nearly half off its launch price.At both Best Buy and Amazon, this soft reboot of the Yakuza franchise is going for $35, giving you few excuses not to dive head-first into the adventures of protagonist Ichiban and company. See at AmazonSee at Best BuyContinue Reading at GameSpot
  • 12 James Bond Movies Are Hitting Peacock This Week

    12 James Bond Movies Are Hitting Peacock This Week
    This was meant to be a big year for James Bond fans, with the release of No Time To Die, the much-anticipated 25th movie in the series. But as with virtually every big movie in 2020, the film has been pushed to next year. While we have to wait a few more months for Daniel Craig's final outing as Bond, there is some good news--12 Bond movies are to be added to NBCUniversal's streaming service Peacock.The Bond films will hit Peacock on Friday, December 4. The movies span the entire series, with fi
  • The Crown Should Have Dramatic Disclaimer According To Helena Bonham Carter

    The Crown Should Have Dramatic Disclaimer According To Helena Bonham Carter
    The Crown is one of Netflix most acclaimed shows, but the recent season has gone under intense scrutiny with how it portrayed Prince Charles and Princess Diana's relationship and the beginning of their divorce. Spoilers for the latest season of The Crown below, so back out now if you aren't caught up. In the last shot of the season, the cameras are flicking on Diana during a holiday photo of the Royal Family, foreshadowing her untimely death next season. Such a reaction has reached the cast of t
  • Showtime Launches Free Sampler Channel

    Showtime Launches Free Sampler Channel
    Showtime will be rolling out Showtime Selects, a new free ad-supported channel that offers a sampling platter of content available for $11 a month. Among the 250 hours that will be made available on Tuesday are Your Honor starring Bryan Cranston and the 11th and final season of Shameless, according to Variety. Additionally, there will be select episodes of The Affair, Ray Donovan, Billions, The L Word, and Californication for you to watch. New content will be added monthly.Showtime Selects ads w
  • Captain Tsubasa: Rise Of New Champions Adds Three New Soccer Pros This Week

    Captain Tsubasa: Rise Of New Champions Adds Three New Soccer Pros This Week
    Bandai Namco revealed a new trailer and screenshots for its soccer game Captain Tsubasa: Rise Of New Champions this week, highlighting new characters who'll be added to the game's roster.Based on the classic manga and anime series created by Yōichi Takahashi, the first DLC for the game will add Swedish nobleman Stevan Levin, Mexican ace goalkeeper Ricardo Espadas, and martial arts striker Singprasert Bunnaak from Thailand.Each character has their own set of flashy special moves, such as Bun
  • Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti Is Faster Than RTX 2080 Super For Nearly Half The Price

    Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti Is Faster Than RTX 2080 Super For Nearly Half The Price
    Just as the end of the year starts approaching, Nvidia has introduced its fourth RTX 30 series card for your consideration this festive season. The RTX 3060 Ti is the most affordable entry into its Ampere-powered generation of GPUs, bringing with it the suite of software enhancements that have made Nvidia's hardware so enticing.Nvidia is positioning the RTX 3060 Ti not only as the perfect companion for high frame rate gaming at 1080p and 1440p, but also a decent upgrade for anyone on last genera
  • Doom Eternal Is Finally Coming To Xbox Game Pass PC

    Doom Eternal Is Finally Coming To Xbox Game Pass PC
    Back in September, the Xbox Game Pass Twitter account playfully teased adding the brutal first-person shooter Doom Eternal to its catalog. While console Game Pass players have had access to the sequel since October, PC Game Pass users have been waiting for its release for months. Now, we know that the game will come to the PC service on December 3.To be clear, Doom Eternal on Game Pass is the base campaign, meaning it does not include the game's DLC episodes, including the already-released The A
  • Classic Super Mario All-Stars Theme Coming To Tetris 99 This Week

    Classic Super Mario All-Stars Theme Coming To Tetris 99 This Week
    Nintendo's Super Mario 35th anniversary celebration continues this week with a new event in Tetris 99. The online puzzler's 18th Maximus Cup kicks off on December 3, and this time around, players will have a chance to unlock a theme based on the classic SNES collection Super Mario All-Stars.Like previous Maximus Cups, this week's event is a point-based competition. Players will earn a different amount of points depending on how well they place in a round. If you can amass at least 100 points bef
  • PUBG Corp Merges With Another Company To Form New Studio

    PUBG Corp Merges With Another Company To Form New Studio
    Developer PUBG Corporation, the team responsible for the battle royale PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, has merged with a subsidiary of the PUBG brand to form a brand-new studio.Called PUBG Studio, the team is composed of the PUBG Corporation and Krafton Inc. subsidiaries. The studio will now focus exclusively on the development of its main properties, particularly PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and its mobile counterpart, PUBG Mobile. PUBG Studio is also in charge of expanding the PUBG property in
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator Adds Free VR Support This Month

    Microsoft Flight Simulator Adds Free VR Support This Month
    Microsoft Flight Simulator will receive free virtual reality support in its next update on December 22. VR support was first announced in July, with developer Asobo originally aiming to time the release of that content with the launch of HP's Reverb G2 headset and support for other devices coming at a later date.Those plans have changed, as executive producer Martial Bossard confirmed in a Twitch Q&A that VR support will arrive for all PC headsets in Sim Update 2."It will be open to all devi
  • Quibi Streaming Service Is Now Totally Dead

    Quibi Streaming Service Is Now Totally Dead
    With most of us stuck at home in 2020, demand for streaming platforms has surged. But while the likes of Netflix and Shudder enjoyed record subscriber numbers, there was one much-publicized failure. The short form video service Quibi launched in April but struggled to find subscribers, and last month, it was confirmed that it was closing down. The service is now completely unavailable.Anyone hoping to finish watching any of the shows they had been enjoying on Quibi are in for bad news if they lo
  • In Unexpected Crossover, Crash Bandicoot And Coco Play Uncharted

    In Unexpected Crossover, Crash Bandicoot And Coco Play Uncharted
    Crash Bandicoot's unlikely career renaissance continues unabated. The former mascot's Twitter account posted an amusing video of Crash and his sister Coco playing Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. This is presumably a reference to the fact that Uncharted developer Naughty Dog first became a household name thanks to the Crash series.Great to see friends helping friends this Holiday Season! 😉 @Naughty_Dog @PlayStation pic.twitter.com/seihSOEEZR— Crash Bandicoot (@CrashBandicoot) November 3
  • PixelJunk Eden 2 Coming Very Soon

    PixelJunk Eden 2 Coming Very Soon
    PixelJunk Eden 2 hasn't received much attention since it was casually announced during a Nintendo Direct, but now the game appears closer than we realized. According to Nintendo UK, the sequel to Q-Games' 2008 game is coming on December 10.The release date was dropped on the Nintendo UK site. The Nintendo of America site still lists Eden 2 with a more general "Fall 2020" release date. (Technically, winter begins on December 21 in the northern hemisphere.)When it was announced, Q-Games said you'd
  • Ubisoft Responds To PS5 Upgrade Issue Affecting Watch Dogs Legion, Assassin's Creed Valhalla

    Ubisoft Responds To PS5 Upgrade Issue Affecting Watch Dogs Legion, Assassin's Creed Valhalla
    It's been almost two weeks since the PlayStation 5 launched in the UK, and many Ubisoft game owners are still unable to upgrade their PS4 copies of Watch Dogs: Legion and Assassin's Creed Valhalla to their respective PS5 versions.The issue is only affecting those who own physical copies of either game, with the PlayStation Store failing to offer the free upgrade option when inserting a disc--despite the free upgrade path featuring prominently on the front cover of both games. Fan uproar has grad
  • Black Mirror Creator Is Making A Mockumentary About 2020 For Netflix

    Black Mirror Creator Is Making A Mockumentary About 2020 For Netflix
    Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror is one of Netflix's big sci-fi shows, but season six is probably a while away yet. Back in May, Brooker said that he was working on other things, but wouldn't give more details--and now, one of the actors involved in a project he's working on has spilled the beans.In an interview with Vulture, Hugh Grant has revealed that he's filming something for Brooker's next project, a mockumentary about 2020. Grant says that he'll be playing "a historian who’s being int
  • The Xbox Series X/S Is A Surprisingly Good System For PS2 Emulation

    The Xbox Series X/S Is A Surprisingly Good System For PS2 Emulation
    The PlayStation 2 is the best-selling console of all time, but many of its best games are now much harder to access, partly because of a lack of backwards-compatibility with modern systems, and partly because the system is notoriously difficult to emulate. But as it turns out, Microsoft's new, cheaper system does a pretty good job of it.As VG247 reports, the Xbox Series S has a feature called "Developer Mode," and when it's active it's possible to run RetroArch emulation on Microsoft's $299 cons
  • Peter Dinklage To Star In Toxic Avenger Reboot

    Peter Dinklage To Star In Toxic Avenger Reboot
    Peter Dinklage has played both an evil scientist and a Norse blacksmith in Marvel movies, but he's never been the hero in a superhero movie. Now, the actor best known for playing Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones has found his superhero picture: The Toxic Avenger.Dinklage will star in Legendary's Toxic Avenger film, according to a report from Deadline. The original 1984 film, produced by Troma Entertainment and co-directed by founders Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz, sports Troma's trademark lo
  • Tetris Effect: Connected Review

    Tetris Effect: Connected Review
    In 2018, Tetris Effect's mesmerizing sounds and sights heightened the classic game's aesthetically pleasing properties and its ability to consume our attention to almost therapeutic levels, reinvigorating our appreciation for one of gaming's oldest obsessions. But even as former GameSpot editor Peter Brown proclaimed Tetris "better than ever" in Tetris Effect, he noted it "sadly" did not apply its wondrous approach to multiplayer. Two years later, Tetris Effect: Connected--an updated re-release
  • The Mandalorian Season 2 Episode 5: Easter Eggs & Things You Missed from "The Jedi"

    The Mandalorian Season 2 Episode 5: Easter Eggs & Things You Missed from "The Jedi"
    Here are 13 Easter Eggs and Star Wars references you might have missed from "Chapter 13: The Jedi".

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