• U.S. threatens Beijing with new sanctions over Hong Kong lawmaker suspensions

    U.S. threatens Beijing with new sanctions over Hong Kong lawmaker suspensions
    "We're quitting the legislature at this juncture, but we're NOT quitting the Hong Kong democracy fight," said opposition lawmaker Claudia Mo.
  • Xbox Head Phil Spencer Weighs In On PS5's DualSense Controller

    Xbox Head Phil Spencer Weighs In On PS5's DualSense Controller
    Xbox head Phil Spencer enjoys the innovation that Sony has pushed with the PlayStation 5's DualSense controller, stating that innovation by any of the major console manufacturers can only be good for the industry as a whole."I applaud what they did with the controller, not actually for--well, I shouldn't say not for the specifics of the controller, but more than just the specifics of the controller," Spencer told The Verge. "I think for all of us in the industry, we should learn from each other
  • Magic: The Gathering Is Getting a Bob Ross Drop

    Magic: The Gathering Is Getting a Bob Ross Drop
    Beloved landscape painter Bob Ross is coming to Magic: The Gathering through a partnership between Wizards of the Coast and the Ross estate, as reported by Motherboard. The result of this collaboration is a limited edition card set called Happy Little Gathering.The set is going to have two Ross landscapes to represent each of Magic's respective land types: swamps, forests, plains, mountains, and islands. Spells are fueled by the different land types, so any good deck will need them. Now, players
  • Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Ships 3 Million, Setting A New Franchise Record

    Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Ships 3 Million, Setting A New Franchise Record
    The prequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the hack-and-slasher Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, has surpassed three million units sold both digitally and physically worldwide.According to Japanese magazine Famitsu (translated by Gematsu), the sales milestone is a new record for a single title in the Musou franchise, a series of slash-em-ups by Koei Tecmo and Omega Force. Despite that, it's not yet the all-time best-selling game in the franchise, with entries like One Piece: Pirate
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  • Get 12 Months of Hulu For $24 During Black Friday 2020

    Get 12 Months of Hulu For $24 During Black Friday 2020
    Streaming services rarely receive discounts--even during Black Friday. But one of the best streaming services around will be available for a fantastic price during Black Friday 2020. Hulu with ads will be slashed to just $2 per month for a whole year for new and select returning subscribers. That's a phenomenal bargain for a service that is filled with great original shows and a huge catalog of popular network programs and movies.Hulu $2 per month ($24 for a year) Sign up at HuluThe promotion go
  • Apex Legends' Holo-Day Bash Event Returns This December

    Apex Legends' Holo-Day Bash Event Returns This December
    The first limited-time event for Apex Legends Season 7 will soon be here. The Christmas and winter-themed Holo-Day Bash is returning to Apex Legends, seeing the return of a fan-favorite limited-time mode: The Winter Express. Holo-Day Bash begins December 1 and will continue through to January 4.The Winter Express will be a little different this year. The mode still takes place on the ice half of World's Edge and sees several teams of three compete in a King of the Hill competition for control of
  • Demon's Souls First PS5 Patch Fixes Stability Issues, Out Now

    Demon's Souls First PS5 Patch Fixes Stability Issues, Out Now
    Demon's Souls has received its first patch on PS5, with developer Bluepoint Games choosing to be as vague with its specifics as the item descriptions you might find in-game.On Twitter, Bluepoint stated that the patch addresses several stability issues, most notably the gold coin glitch that has been present since launch. Other than that, the patch will include other improvements, although the tweet doesn't go into any specifics beyond that. Bluepoint does end with a note saying that it is contin
  • Destiny 2 Patch Notes Details Fixes For Leveling, Updates Weapon Drops

    Destiny 2 Patch Notes Details Fixes For Leveling, Updates Weapon Drops
    Players spent the last week in Destiny 2 powering up for the new Beyond Light raid, Deep Stone Crypt. But some found they had a hard time because of a bug affecting Prime Engrams, one of the key ways to level toward the seasonal Power cap required to take on Destiny 2's endgame content. That issue has been fixed in a new update to the game, which also fixes some other problems and one familiar exploit.The patch notes for Hotfix 3.0.0.4 are live on Bungie's website, running down a handful of most
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  • At Dave Chappelle's Request, Netflix Removes Chappelle's Show

    At Dave Chappelle's Request, Netflix Removes Chappelle's Show
    As quickly as Chappelle's Show surprisingly popped up on Netflix this last month, it has now been taken down. Early on Tuesday, comedian Dave Chappelle posted an Instagram video of a previously recorded stand-up set with a caption that only reads: "This is why."This should not come as a total shock, although it is still surprising, to be sure. When Chappelle hosted Saturday Night Live earlier this month, he made a crack about how ViacomCBS licensed the show to Netflix without paying him--which a
  • Rainbow Six Siege PS5, Xbox Series X/S Free Upgrade Coming In December

    Rainbow Six Siege PS5, Xbox Series X/S Free Upgrade Coming In December
    Ubisoft has confirmed that Rainbow Six Siege will make its way to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S / Series X as a free next-gen upgrade on December 1 with a few enhancements.Along with cross-generation multiplayer and progression, Rainbow Six Siege on next-gen hardware will see improved graphics and performance. The game will be playable in two modes: Performance and Resolution. Check below for a detailed breakdown of the two modes:PlayStation 5Continue Reading at GameSpot
  • Soccer Pros Are Concerned About FIFA Using Their Likenesses

    Soccer Pros Are Concerned About FIFA Using Their Likenesses
    Thousands of professional soccer players are apparently planning on objecting to the use of their likenesses in FIFA 21, according to reporting by The Athletic.Who gave FIFA EA Sport permission to use my name and face? @FIFPro? I’m not aware to be a member of Fifpro and if I am I was put there without any real knowledge through some weird manouver.And for sure I never allowed @FIFAcom or Fifpro to make money using me— Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) November 23, 2020 Earlier
  • Amazon's The Expanse Confirmed For Sixth And Final Season

    Amazon's The Expanse Confirmed For Sixth And Final Season
    The acclaimed sci-fi drama The Expanse has been greenlit for a sixth season. Although the show was saved from cancellation in 2018 by Amazon, it's been confirmed that Season 6 will be the final one.According to Deadline, The Expanse Season 6 has been given the greenlight ahead of Season 5 hitting Amazon next month. It's is currently scheduled to start production in January. Showrunner Naren Shankar is returning, as are most of the show's main cast.One cast member that isn't coming back, however,
  • Ready Player Two Is Even Weirder Than You Might Expect

    Ready Player Two Is Even Weirder Than You Might Expect
    Ernest Cline's novel Ready Player One was a massive hit among many readers who love to reminisce about their formative years during the '80s and '90s. Cline's first novel was filled with nods to classic movies, TV shows, and videos games, and it garnered enough attention from Hollywood to be made into a feature film. Now, the novel's sequel--Ready Player Two--is out, and someone is reading through it all and posting all the weirdest excerpts on Twitter.User Jacob Mercy has been reading Ready Pla
  • From Retirement, The Undertaker Has Started Doing Cameo Videos

    From Retirement, The Undertaker Has Started Doing Cameo Videos
    There have been two constants this year as we have all adapted to the new realities that the coronavirus has ushered in: Times are hard and things are weird. In line with both those throughlines, recently retired professional wrestler The Undertaker has done as many celebrities this year and leaned into the extra income that Cameo allows.As of this writing, the performer--whose real name is Mark William Calaway--has eight perfect five-star ratings from extremely satisfied customers who have alre
  • New PS5 Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Revealed

    New PS5 Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Revealed
    Developer CD Projekt Red has unveiled a brand-new gameplay video that briefly shows Cyberpunk 2077 running on PlayStation 5 via backwards compatibility. And it looks glorious.The approximately seven-minute gameplay video begins on PlayStation 4 Pro, with the person in control starting as a Nomad from the beginning of the game. We see the character creator, then protagonist V interacting with a mechanic before setting off into the open world. There's some driving, Jackie in the passenger seat, an
  • Red Dead Online Is Going Standalone

    Red Dead Online Is Going Standalone
    Rockstar is officially decoupling Red Dead Online from Red Dead Redemption 2. That means you'll be able to buy the online multiplayer mode as a standalone product on both PC and consoles--it's not going free-to-play.This new standalone version of Red Dead Online launches on December 1 and will cost $20. However, for the first few months of availability--from launch until February 15, 2021--it will be 75% off, selling for just $5. As an online game, it requires a subscription to PlayStation Plus
  • Black Friday Switch Deal Drops New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe To Its Best Price Yet

    Black Friday Switch Deal Drops New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe To Its Best Price Yet
    Black Friday 2020 is almost here, and there will be plenty of great gaming deals to take advantage of during the big shopping event. Although it's still rare to see Nintendo-published games go on sale, a number of them will be discounted at various retailers this year as part of their Black Friday sales, including New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Best deal: $27 at GameStop | available Wednesday The best price we've seen so far will be at GameStop. You'll be able to
  • Best Black Friday Game Deals With Free Xbox Series X Upgrades

    Best Black Friday Game Deals With Free Xbox Series X Upgrades
    Black Friday 2020 is technically on, well, Friday, but the deals have started regardless. There are lots of great deals circulating on Xbox One games, but a number of them offer free upgrades to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S as well. That means you can essentially pick up a game for your shiny new console at a nice price.Some of the top games offering free Xbox upgrades include new Ubisoft games like Assassin's Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs Legion, first-party Microsoft games like Gears 5, and
  • Xbox December Games With Gold Revealed

    Xbox December Games With Gold Revealed
    December is just around the corner, which means Xbox Live Gold members will soon be able to claim another batch of free games. Microsoft has now revealed December's Games with Gold lineup, and it once again includes four titles spanning Xbox One and Xbox 360.Xbox Games With Gold For December 2020The Raven Remastered: Available December 1 to 31 (Xbox One)Bleed 2: Available December 16 to January 15 (Xbox One)Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell: December 1 to 15 (Xbox 360)Stacking: December 16 to 31 (Xbox
  • FIFA 21 Next-Gen PS5 And Xbox Series X/S Details Revealed

    FIFA 21 Next-Gen PS5 And Xbox Series X/S Details Revealed
    EA has released the first details for the next-gen version of FIFA 21, coming to both PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S on December 4. Those who already own the current-gen version of FIFA 21 can upgrade to this new version for free by making use of EA's Dual Entitlement.EA promises a huge leap forward in visual quality for next-gen FIFA, with a new deferred lighting system called LiveLight Rendering allowing the developer to create ultra-realistic football environments. Aside from recreating th
  • Best Black Friday 2020 Deals On Games With Free PS5 Upgrades

    Best Black Friday 2020 Deals On Games With Free PS5 Upgrades
    With Black Friday 2020 now in full swing, a lot of impressive deals on games have gone live, and a number of them are for PS4 games that have free PS5 upgrades. Brand-new games like Assassin's Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs Legion see nice discounts at major retailers like GameStop and Best Buy during the Black Friday sale week, while a number of PlayStation exclusives and sports games also get some sweet deals.All of the games listed below allow users to upgrade to the PS5 version for free. Some
  • Xbox App Could Be Coming To Your TV Next Year

    Xbox App Could Be Coming To Your TV Next Year
    Microsoft has been setting its sights on expanding the definition of "Xbox" for some time, and its next step could make the platform widely available on any smart TV. Xbox head Phil Spencer said recently that Xbox will become a TV app sometime in the next 12 months.Asked what's stopping the company from putting Xbox on TVs, Spencer told The Verge, "I think you're going to see that in the next 12 months. I don't think anything is going to stop us from doing that."Spencer didn't speak specifically
  • Fortnite Crew Is A $12 Subscription With Battle Pass Access And Monthly V-Bucks

    Fortnite Crew Is A $12 Subscription With Battle Pass Access And Monthly V-Bucks
    As rumored, Fortnite developer Epic Games is introducing a new monthly subscription for the popular battle royale game. The subscription is called Fortnite Crew, and it will cost $12 USD a month and give players access to the game's current Battle Pass, extra V-Bucks each month, and other perks.Fortnite Crew launches alongside the start of Chapter 2, Season 5 on December 2, Epic announced on the PlayStation Blog. As the studio explains, the subscription gives players access to the game's current
  • Hitman 3 Will Run At 4K 60fps On PS5 And Xbox Series X, New Chongqing Level Revealed

    Hitman 3 Will Run At 4K 60fps On PS5 And Xbox Series X, New Chongqing Level Revealed
    Hitman 3 is shaping up to be a graphical showcase on PC, with ray tracing features set to arrive after the game launches next year. On next-gen consoles you can also expect a visual upgrade, as developer IO Interactive has confirmed that Hitman 3 will run in 4K resolution at 60 frames per second with HDR support included on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.The news was shared as part of the reveal of a new level, Chongqing, a Chinese transportation hub packed full of shops and food stands that ar
  • Hitman 3 Will Feature Ray Tracing After Launch

    Hitman 3 Will Feature Ray Tracing After Launch
    Hitman 3 developer IO Interactive has announced that Agent 47's upcoming adventure will feature ray tracing on PC. The feature won't be available at launch, but is due to arrive sometime later in 2021.The announcement was made in a blog post discussing the studio's new partnership with Intel. IO says that this deal will allow it to provide the best possible performance and optimization for Hitman 3 on PC, particularly for those playing on high-end machines with 8-plus core CPUs. Aside from the a
  • Crusader Kings 3's Latest Patch Lets You Create Your Own Ruler

    Crusader Kings 3's Latest Patch Lets You Create Your Own Ruler
    The latest update for Crusader Kings III reintroduces an old fan favourite from Crusader Kings II in the shape of the Ruler Designer. This character creator not only lets you customize your monarch's appearance, with sliders for age, weight, hair, and so on, but also the various traits and skills that will help shape your playthrough.Developer Paradox Interactive has shared a video with content creator Roll1D2 showing off some of the tools at your disposal when it comes to creating your own rule
  • Scalpers Snag Thousands Of PS5s At UK Launch

    Scalpers Snag Thousands Of PS5s At UK Launch
    The PlayStation 5 launched in the UK and Europe on November 19 and quickly succumbed to the same stock shortages that plagued the US launch a week earlier. If you're having a hard time finding Sony's next-gen console, it turns out scalpers may be partly to blame for the current shortage.That's according to a report from Business Insider, which claims that one organized scalper group, called CrepChiefNotify, snapped up around 3,500 PS5s in the UK. The group boasts thousands of paying members, wit
  • Mortal Kombat 11 Co-Creator Ed Boon Teases 1995 Movie Skins

    Mortal Kombat 11 Co-Creator Ed Boon Teases 1995 Movie Skins
    The 1995 Mortal Kombat movie had a lasting impact on the video game series, with series co-creator Ed Boon teasing a new look at upcoming skins for Mortal Kombat 11 that references the cult classic film.These new skins won't be just cosmetic either, as the actors who portrayed the characters will also return to reprise their roles from the movie. In September, dataminers uncovered voice samples from actors Christopher Lambert, Linden Ashby, and Bridgette Wilson as Raiden, Johnny Cage, and Sonya
  • Mortal Kombat 11 Adds 1995 Movie Skins In New DLC

    Mortal Kombat 11 Adds 1995 Movie Skins In New DLC
    The 1995 Mortal Kombat movie had a lasting impact on the video game series, with series co-creator Ed Boon teasing a new look at upcoming skins for Mortal Kombat 11 that references the cult classic film. Those have now been revealed in a new trailer, and the skins are now available as part of the MK Movie Skin Pack. It's priced at $6 / £5.These new skins won't be just cosmetic either, as the actors who portrayed the characters will also return to reprise their roles from the movie. In Sept
  • A Heap Of New Details On Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings MMO Have Been Revealed

    A Heap Of New Details On Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings MMO Have Been Revealed
    As part of the acquisition of Leyou by gaming giant Tencent, a number of documents relating to Leyou’s collaboration with Amazon on a Lord Of The Rings MMO have been made public. The documents reveal some juicy new details about a project which, thus far, has been quite secretive.The documents include a licensing agreement for the Tolkien property, which also makes mention of Lord of the Rings Online, an existing MMO that Amazon’s product will launch in direct competition with. The l

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