Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard Approved by Japan’s Fair Trade Commission
The Commission concluded its investigation, stating the merger "would not substantially restrict competition in certain business fields."
PlayStation is Blocking Xbox Growth in Japan Through “Anti-Competitive” Exclusivity Deals, US Congress Members Say
"The Japanese government’s effective policy of non-prosecution when it comes to Sony appears to be a serious barrier to U.S. exports," they say.
Deceive Inc. Review – Cover Blown
Deceive Inc. is yet another live-service multiplayer game, but it also has a few tricks up its sleeve. That handful of tricks along with its groovy aesthetic saves it from being a throwaway experience...
Dredge Review – Ominously Awesome
A game that combines genres and tones from opposite sides of the spectrum is a proposition that could sink a lesser team, but Black Salt Games’ Dredge is as cohesive and spooky as they come.
Sons of the Forest Guide – How to Find Can Opener
A complete guide on how to find the can opener in Sons of the Forest.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Switch OLED Could be Unveiled Soon – Rumour
A Reddit user claiming to be a GameStop employee says a new Switch OLED SKU was added to the retailer's database ahead of the upcoming Zelda title's imminent gameplay showing.
Counter-Strike 2 – CS:GO Idling Won’t Increase Limited Test Entry Chances
A person's playtime before the limited test for the recently announced tactical shooter is what counts, per Valve Software.
Amnesia: The Bunker Interview – Semi-Open World, Structure, Stalker, and More
Amnesia: The Bunker's creative lead Fredrik Olsson speaks with GamingBolt about the series' biggest departure to date.
Apex Legends – Sun Squad Collection Event Starts Today, Adds Ash Heirloom
There are 24 new limited-time cosmetics for Loba, Mirage, Fuse and Ash. A new limited-time Trios mode, Heatwave, is also live.
WILD HEARTS Patch Improves CPU Performance, Adds Weapon Connections
A bug on consoles and PC that prevented the first attack of "Unbound: Iai Sunder Slash” from hitting has also been fixed.
Riot’s Project L – More News Coming Later This Year, but No Updates Around Evo
Project L's senior director and executive producer Tom Cannon confirms that new details on Riot's upcoming fighter will be shared later in the year.
Resident Evil 4 Remake Debuts on Top of Weekly UK Retail Charts
Of Capcom's three recent RE remakes, RE4 is the only one to outsell the original game at launch, though it has seen lower physical launch sales than RE Village and 2019's RE2.
Crime Boss: Rockay City is Out Now with a Launch Trailer
Crime Boss: Rockay City is out now on PC exclusively on the Epic Games Store. Check out the launch trailer.
Former Dragon Age Executive Producer Returns to Help Development on Dragon Age: Dreadwolf
Meanwhile, BioWare has also pulled in the development team working on the next Mass Effect to help finish Dreadwolf's production.
Company of Heroes 3 Gets Major Update Bringing Challenges, Cosmetics to the Game
The latest update to the game brings a host of new challenges for players to complete, and cosmetics to buy.
Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood Expansion is Free to Keep Until May 8
Final Fantasy 14 players that own the Starter Edition can now grab Stormblood for free until May 8.
Far Cry 5 Crosses 30 Million Players
It recently added support for current-gen consoles, with 60 FPS and higher resolutions supported on Xbox Series X and PS5.
Ubisoft Skipping E3 2023, Announces Ubisoft Forward for June 12th
The company has decided "to move in a different direction." It will share more details on the live showcase "very soon."
Assassin’s Creed Mirage, The Crew Motorfest Reportedly Delayed – Rumor
The next Assassin's Creed could release between Q4 2023 and Q2 2024. It's also reportedly developed on an "old" Assassin's Creed engine.
MultiVersus Open Beta Ends on June 25th, Full Launch Planned for Early 2024
Player First Games will focus on the "content cadence" of new characters, maps and modes, revamping the progression system, and more.