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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Aug
31

Hitman 2 will take you to the Colombian jungle

Looks like Agent 47 will have to pack some suntan lotion when Hitman 2 releases in November, because he’ll be heading to the Colombian jungle – possibly to tackle some international crime and definitely to break up some families if the […]

Aug
31

Fortnite’s revolver gets vaulted, and the storm will soon hurt your buildings

The early patch notes for Fortnite update 5.40 are in thanks to a dev update, and the headline news is that the revolver is getting put in the vault. If you’re unfamiliar with the parlance, ‘vaulted’ weapons are removed from […]

Aug
31

Prison survival game Scum has had its Nazi tattoos patched out

You know Devolver – it’s the publisher that always has those crazy E3 presentations. Well, today we saw the sincere side of the company after an apology was issued for Nazi-inspired tattoos making their way in to the prison riot […]

Aug
31

There’s a profanity filter in the Battlefield 5 open beta

With the closed alpha events for Battlefield V all wrapped up and the open beta just around the corner, developer Dice has confirmed there’ll be some new features to look out for when the open beta starts on September 6. […]

Aug
31

Fortnite’s week 9 challenges get you this sexy Wild Card skin

Fortnite developer Epic Games teased the cowing challenges for Week Nine today, giving us just a brief taste of what’s ahead next week with a tweet that reads: “Suit up… the High Stakes event begins next week and with it comes […]

Aug
31

China cutting videogame approvals to protect children’s eyesight

China wants to tighten its restrictions on the number of videogames that it approves due to a rise in an eye condition called myopia. Through the Chinese state-run news outlet, Xinhuanet, the Chinese president Xi Jinping stressed that the reasons […]

Aug
31

New World promises 10,000-player territorial wars across haunted lands

Nobody has brought any explosives. This is a problem because now I and my fellow players are stuck outside a large wooden fort, laying siege to its increasingly smug occupant – a dev-controlled character called Jack the Blade. One of […]

Aug
31

How Make-A-Wish immortalised one Warframe player in the new Fortuna update

You may have heard of the Make-A-Wish Foundation as the organisation that sends children to Disneyland and to meet athletes. Or have you heard the story of how it sent a boy to spend a day on the set of […]

Aug
31

Scum sells more than 250,000 copies in less than a day

Scum, the painfully accurate early access survival game, is attracting quite the following. Not content with dethroning Fortnite from its near-permanent spot at the top of Twitch (before it had even come out) Scum has continued its meteoric rise, surpassing […]

Aug
31

Just Cause 4’s grappling hook has “more than 4 million” customisations

Just Cause 4 has so many grappling hook customisation options that within just a few hours of play, no two players will have the exact same setup. In an interview at Gamescom, game director Francesco Antolini said that when developer […]