• How Sex And Relationships Work In Cyberpunk 2077

    How Sex And Relationships Work In Cyberpunk 2077
    Building relationships with the citizens of Night City plays a huge role in Cyberpunk 2077's gameplay. Phil breaks down how it works, what sex is like in the game, and how you interact with Johnny Silverhand.
  • Pokemon Go Team Rocket Celebration Event Kicks Off February 2, Adds New Shadow Pokemon

    Pokemon Go Team Rocket Celebration Event Kicks Off February 2, Adds New Shadow Pokemon
    Pokemon Go is following its ongoing Johto Celebration with a Team Rocket-themed event. The Team Go Rocket Celebration kicks off next Tuesday, February 2, and it features new Shadow Pokemon to catch, special Team Go Rocket-themed Research tasks to complete, and other in-game bonuses.The event begins at 10 AM local time and runs until 8 PM local time on February 7. Throughout that time, the following Pokemon will be appearing more frequently in the wild than usual:GolbatKoffingAriadosQwilfishSneas
  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson On Recreating '70s Wrestling For Young Rock

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson On Recreating '70s Wrestling For Young Rock
    When Young Rock premieres on NBC in February, the half-hour comedy series will tell the story of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's life at three formative ages--10 years old, 15 years old, and 18 years old. Of course, The Rock's life is a pretty unique one, making it the perfect setting for a weird and wild love letter to pro wrestling that recreates the industry as it was in the 1970s.The son of WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson and a descendent of the legendary Anoa'i wrestling family, The Rock was pr
  • Guitar Hero Oral History Reveals Devs Thought The Guitar Controller Was Stupid

    Guitar Hero Oral History Reveals Devs Thought The Guitar Controller Was Stupid
    The original Guitar Hero team reportedly thought the guitar controller was a "stupid" idea. We gained this and other insights from Vice's report on the game's history. RedOctane and Harmonix were the dynamic duo responsible for Guitar Hero. RedOctane started as a video game rental service in the vein of GameFly, but made the pivot to manufacturing peripherals, specifically DDR dance mats, after the dot com bubble burst. Harmonix was the brainchild of two MIT grads who wanted to create ways for
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  • New Animal Crossing Seasonal Items Available Soon

    New Animal Crossing Seasonal Items Available Soon
    Animal Crossing: New Horizons' free January update arrives tomorrow, January 28. In addition to adding the Festivale event to the game, the update will introduce a variety of new seasonal items, and Nintendo has now shared some screenshots of these on its Japanese website.The items will appear in Nook Shopping's Seasonal tab throughout February and include a football rug for the Super Bowl, a Mr. Resetti model for Groundhog Day, and a red envelope for the Lunar New Year. You will also be able to
  • Get A Sneak Peek At Mortal Kombat, Space Jam, And Suicide Squad Movies In HBO Max Sizzle Reel

    Get A Sneak Peek At Mortal Kombat, Space Jam, And Suicide Squad Movies In HBO Max Sizzle Reel
    2021 will be a year like none other for film giant Warner Bros., which is releasing all of its movies both in cinemas and through its streaming service HBO Max. There are a lot of films coming, and the company has now released a sizzle reel of sorts highlighting them.The video is of particular interest because it showcases what appears to be the very first footage of the Mortal Kombat movie, along with new scenes from The Suicide Squad and the new Space Jam film starring LeBron James.Some of the
  • Where To Find The Hidden Bunkers In Fortnite

    Where To Find The Hidden Bunkers In Fortnite
    One of Fortnite's Season 5, Week 9 challenges is to find a hidden bunker. There are three hidden bunkers to choose from. Finding any of the three should check this challenge off your list. Below, we've rounded up the location of all three bunkers and how to unearth them.These challenges don't go live in Fortnite until Thursday, January 28. You can practice locating and uncovering the bunkers now, but you won't be able to cross this quest off your list until challenges are active later this week.
  • New Lawsuit Alleges Valve Ripped Off Patent For Steam Controller Design

    New Lawsuit Alleges Valve Ripped Off Patent For Steam Controller Design
    A new lawsuit filed this month in Washington alleges that the video gaming giant Valve Corporation supposedly stole a design feature it implemented in its Steam Controller from a smaller tech company that has connections to the controller manufacturer SCUF.The lawsuit states Valve was warned in 2014 that a prototype of its Steam Controller, the company's attempt to move PC gaming into a more console-focused experience, used the same rear-sided control paddles Ironburg Inventions patented that ye
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  • New On HBO Max In February 2021: Batman, Saw, Blade Runner, And Tons More

    New On HBO Max In February 2021: Batman, Saw, Blade Runner, And Tons More
    Next week, it'll already be time to flip the calendar to the second month of 2021. It's hard to believe, but those eventful weeks passing by so quickly is softened by the sheer amount of content that will be on offer across all the streaming services--especially including HBO Max. Here's a look at some of our suggestions and other notable additions to HBO Max's schedule for February.February 1 sees a surprising curtain lifting up on your chance to binge more than a few film trilogies and series.
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Is Coming To Steam In March

    Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Is Coming To Steam In March
    Sega has announced that Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 will be coming to Steam March 23 for $30 USD. Players who grab the limited-time Steam launch edition will also receive a pack of rare Item Cards featuring items from the Sonic the Hedgehog series for an extra boost.PC players will finally be able to catch up with their current- and next-gen console counterparts with this release. This version will have all of the features of the console versions, including 4-player online and local co-op. You'll also be
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Zombies Firebase Z Trailer Coming January 28

    Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Zombies Firebase Z Trailer Coming January 28
    The first trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War's new Zombies map is almost here. Developer Treyarch has confirmed that the video will arrive on January 28.Ahead of that, the studio tweeted an animated GIF that teases some of what to expect, but it's not exactly clear what's happening in the image or what it means.The official #FirebaseZ trailer drops tomorrow.
    You aren't ready. pic.twitter.com/UHoEqnv24d— Treyarch Studios (@Treyarch) January 27, 2021Firebase Z is a new Zombies map
  • Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Champions Amiibo Are Back In Stock On Amazon

    Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Champions Amiibo Are Back In Stock On Amazon
    Released in November, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity offered The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild fans a look at the events that occurred 100 years prior--namely, the war fought by Link, Zelda, and the four Champions of Hyrule. The game's launch led to the re-release of the four Breath of the Wild Champions Amiibo, and while the collectibles have only been available at Best Buy recently, all four are currently back in stock at Amazon.The Champions Amiibo include each of the four heroes that
  • How To Complete Fortnite Season 5, Week 9 Challenges

    How To Complete Fortnite Season 5, Week 9 Challenges
    Fortnite has a new set of challenges and legendary quests to complete for Season 5, Week 9. You can get an early look at the leaked challenges below. You won't be able to start grinding away at these quests until Thursday, January 28, but stick with us for a quick rundown of each challenge, including how to shakedown an IO guard, where to find the hidden bunkers, and where to find the crashed plane's black box.Week 9 Challenges pic.twitter.com/RjYxEvYNLl— iFireMonkey (@iFireMonkey) January
  • The Office Superfan Episodes: The Best New Gags, Scenes, And Storylines On Peacock

    The Office Superfan Episodes: The Best New Gags, Scenes, And Storylines On Peacock
    The Office has left Netflix, but its new home Peacock has provided a brand new spin on the binge watch classic.The Office may have left Netflix and caused some upheaval in your streaming service arrangement, but if you're as addicted as we are, you've probably already caved for a subscription to its new home: Peacock.While, yes, adding yet another service to the list may be annoying for some obvious reasons, the nice thing about Peacock is its wealth of bonus material. Not only does it have ever
  • The White House Is Monitoring The GameStop Stock Situation; AOC And Elizabeth Warren Weigh In

    The White House Is Monitoring The GameStop Stock Situation; AOC And Elizabeth Warren Weigh In
    The White House is monitoring the wild and ever-changing situation with video game retailer GameStop's stock price, while Senator Elizabeth Warren and US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have addressed the situation by criticizing Wall Street bankers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and investors. White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed this during her daily briefing on Wednesday, telling reporters that US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen and her team are watching what's
  • The White House Is Monitoring The GameStop Stock Market Situation

    The White House Is Monitoring The GameStop Stock Market Situation
    The White House is monitoring the wild and ever-changing situation with video game retailer GameStop's stock price. White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed this during her daily briefing on Wednesday, telling reporters that US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen and her team are watching what's going on, though there is no word on if any action will be taken."Our team, our economic team including [Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen] and others, are monitoring the situation. It's a
  • New Games Coming In February 2021 For PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Switch, And PC

    New Games Coming In February 2021 For PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Switch, And PC
    With January's schedule of game releases just about wrapped up, it's about time to turn our eyes toward February. So far, the month is looking to be another exciting one with a few notable releases coming to PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PC, and last-gen systems, including Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury, Little Nightmares 2, Persona 5 Strikers, and more.We've rounded up February's biggest game releases for each major platform below. For a look at what else is coming later this yea
  • Tencent Buys A Stake In Another Game Developer, And It's Life Is Strange Dev Dontnod

    Tencent Buys A Stake In Another Game Developer, And It's Life Is Strange Dev Dontnod
    Tencent, the Chinese internet giant that owns the developers of League of Legends, Warframe, Path of Exile, and Don't Starve, has announced yet another investment in a game studio.Life Is Strange studio Dontnod, which is based in France, announced that Tencent has invested €30 million into the studio to claim a minority stake in the company. As part of the deal Tencent gets the option to ask for a seat on Dontnod's board of directors.Dontnod said it's using the money to pay for the expansio
  • Higher Frame Rate, Ray Tracing, And More Coming To Control: Ultimate Edition

    Higher Frame Rate, Ray Tracing, And More Coming To Control: Ultimate Edition
    Remedy has broken down what players can expect from the Control: Ultimate Edition on February 2, including details on ray tracing, frame rates, and more.Thomas Puha, communications director at Remedy, shared numerous details about Control on the beefier consoles on Twitter. Control will feature two gameplay modes: Performance which will let the game run at 60 FPS; and Graphics, which reduces the framerate to 30 FPS but includes new features such as ray tracing. The Xbox Series S will only get th
  • The Best Xbox Series X Controller Is Discounted Right Now

    The Best Xbox Series X Controller Is Discounted Right Now
    When it comes to Xbox controllers, nothing beats Microsoft's own Xbox Elite Series 2 controller. It costs a fair bit more than almost every other option, but right now, you can snag it for $20 off. The Xbox Elite Series 2 controller is $160, down from its regular price of $180, and if you're looking for a controller that has an abundance of features and customization options, then this is the one for you. It also comes with free two-to-three day shipping. Xbox Elite Series 2 controller $160 (was
  • Halo: MCC Season 5 Update Arrives: Patch Notes, File Size, Battle Pass, And More

    Halo: MCC Season 5 Update Arrives: Patch Notes, File Size, Battle Pass, And More
    It's a big day for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, as the compilation game's newest seasonal update has arrived--and it's a big one.The Season 5 update is out now on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC, and it delivers a new battle pass-style refresh that introduces more than 100 items to unlock and collect, including the fabled GRD helmet, the Mister Chief armor, and content from the canceled Halo Online.The Season 5 update is called Anvil and the main offering is the 100-tier Season Pass AKA
  • You Have To Play Hitman 3's Escalation Missions

    You Have To Play Hitman 3's Escalation Missions
    Once you play through Hitman 3's main story, you've seen a good chunk of each level. You'll probably remember where the important items, areas, and traps are located. And if you did most of the Mission Stories, or went through multiple attempts to complete some unique challenges, you have a decent grasp of how the clockwork-style design of every level works. Even then, you're missing out on a big chunk of what the modern Hitman games offer.You may have seen the "Escalation" option in the menus o
  • Destruction AllStars PS5 State Of Play Gameplay Showcases Game Modes And More

    Destruction AllStars PS5 State Of Play Gameplay Showcases Game Modes And More
    Developer Lucid Games has released an in-depth look at its PlayStation 5-exclusive demolition derby game Destruction AllStars, going over its various characters and modes.In this new seven-minute video, the studio's game director Colin Berry walked players through Destruction AllStars' gameplay and mechanics, showing off two of the 16 playable characters and their abilities in action. Berry also highlighted the three drivable vehicle-types--medium-sized sports cars, smaller derby cars, and massi
  • Persona-Inspired Watches Are Coming To Steal Your Heart

    Persona-Inspired Watches Are Coming To Steal Your Heart
    A trio a watches celebrating the Persona series are coming in limited numbers soon, showcasing designs from Persona 3, Persona 4, and Persona 5.The timepieces stand out with the colors of the games they're inspired from, with motifs from each adorning the watch face. The straps feature more pointed references to the protagonists of each entry, with Joker's mask from Persona 5, Evoker from Persona 3, and the glasses from Persona 4 both featuring on their respective clasps. The straps are made of
  • Fall Guys Dev Wants To Bring The Game To "Every Major Platform" With Cross-Play

    Fall Guys Dev Wants To Bring The Game To "Every Major Platform" With Cross-Play
    Fall Guys developer Mediatonic wants to bring the whimsical battle royale game to more platforms and add cross-play support for "all the different platforms."CEO and co-founder Dave Bailey told GI.biz that while Mediatonic is keeping its expansion plans under wraps for now, the aim is to bring Fall Guys to more platforms ... eventually."We haven't said much about the roadmap for this, but what we can say is we want this to reach as many people as possible," he said. "We want it to come to every
  • PS Plus Free Games For February 2021 Revealed

    PS Plus Free Games For February 2021 Revealed
    Sony has unveiled February's lineup of PlayStation Plus freebies for PS5 and PS4 users. We've known about one of the upcoming free games since the PS5's launch. Destruction AllStars, which was originally slated to release alongside the console, will be available to PS Plus subscribers in February. The vehicular combat game is a PS5 exclusive and joins Concrete Genie and Control: Ultimate edition, which is getting a free PS5 upgrade on February 2. All three games will be available to claim starti
  • PS Plus February 2021 Games Include PS5's Control, Destruction AllStars

    PS Plus February 2021 Games Include PS5's Control, Destruction AllStars
    Sony has unveiled February's lineup of PlayStation Plus freebies for PS5 and PS4 users. We've known about one of the upcoming free games since the PS5's launch. Destruction AllStars, which was originally slated to release alongside the console, will be available to PS Plus subscribers in February. The vehicular combat game is a PS5 exclusive and joins Concrete Genie and Control: Ultimate edition, which is getting a free PS5 upgrade on February 2. All three games will be available to claim starti
  • Disney+ Pulls Peter Pan, Dumbo, Aristocats From Kids-Only Profiles Over Racist Stereotypes

    Disney+ Pulls Peter Pan, Dumbo, Aristocats From Kids-Only Profiles Over Racist Stereotypes
    Disney hasn't always had the cleanest record with race representation with some of its past and most notable films. Classics as Peter Pan, Aristocats, and Dumbo are plagued with racial stereotypes and inaccuracies that have followed the legacies of these movies for decades. Now, Disney is trying to rectify that with their Stories Matter initiative.Yesterday it was announced that the Jungle Cruise ride will be given an overhaul to reflect a more sensitive look to indigenous tribes and get rid of
  • The Last Story Director Shares Lots Of Concept Art For Game's Anniversary

    The Last Story Director Shares Lots Of Concept Art For Game's Anniversary
    Today marks the 10th anniversary of The Last Story's original release in Japan, and game director Hironobu Sakaguchi is commemorating the occasion by sharing a ton of concept art of the acclaimed Wii RPG on Twitter.The concept art was drawn by artist Kimihiko Fujisaka and ranges from various character sketches to battle system mock ups. You can see a selection of the concept art below, while more can be found on Sakaguchi's Twitter page:On January 27, 2011, #TheLastStory was released in Japan. O
  • PS5, Xbox Series X, And PC Part Shortages Won't End Soon, Says AMD

    PS5, Xbox Series X, And PC Part Shortages Won't End Soon, Says AMD
    AMD CEO Lisa Su has indicated that supply shortages for gaming consoles, desktop CPUs, and GPUs will continue until the second half of 2021, with the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Series S most affected.The news was included in AMD's full-year financial earnings (via Tom's Hardware), which showed the company surpassing its past earning records with a strong Q4. This was in part thanks to the launch of a slew of AMD-powered products, including both current generation consoles, AMD's Zen 3-pow

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