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Microsoft to reportedly broadcast big Bethesda briefing

Microsoft will reportedly hold a video presentation this Thursday, 11th March, to detail how Bethesda and its parent company ZeniMax will be folded into its portfolio of Xbox studios. That’s according to a Venturebeat report, which states Microsoft will soon confirm the event publicly. The event is not described as a games showcase – so […]

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Germany wants to add loot box warning to video game ratings

The Bundestag has amended its announcement about the passing of reform of the Youth Protection Act to remove mention of loot boxes. It appears the Bundestag made a mistake with its own announcement of the legal reform. The announcement, which can be viewed on the Bundestag’s website, no longer includes the line: “It is also […]

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Respawn details Apex Legends frame-rate and resolution on Switch

Apex Legends is finally getting its Switch port later today, and ahead of its release we now have some idea how it will run on the platform. In an interview with Famitsu, game director Chad Grenier along with Andy Boggs and Dan Hanhberg of Panic Button (the studio responsible for the port) spoke a little […]

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Fortnite’s pancake song is an absolute banger

Fortnite has served up a syrupy earworm celebrating its fictional Butter Barn pancake restaurant, and it crepes on anything else you’ll hear today. The Wild West-themed Butter Barn restaurant appeared on Fortnite’s map at the start of its current season. It’s where you’ll find battle pass character Mancake, the chain’s mascot/head chef/sole patron who the […]

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1988’s MicroProse Soccer hits Steam

MicroProse Soccer was developed by Sensible Software and is the forerunner to the UK studio’s hugely influential 16-bit classic Sensible Soccer. The original version launched on the Commodore 64, but it was ported to a myriad of systems, including the Amiga, Amstrad, Atari ST, MS-DOS, and ZX Spectrum. Eurogamer news cast: all about the Nintendo […]

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Someone’s recreated a bunch of Apex Legends locations in Minecraft

It seems like people really do have a lot of spare time on their hands in lockdown, as an Apex Legends fan has recreated most of the enormous World’s Edge map in Minecraft. And multiple weapons and legend abilities for good measure. In a post on Reddit, Japanese player kurobekuro shared some images of their […]

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Microsoft confirms “some” Bethesda games will be full Xbox and PC exclusive

Microsoft has confirmed that “some new titles” from Bethesda and parent company Zenimax Studios will be “exclusive to Xbox and PC”. There’s no qualifier of timed exclusivity here. There’s no mention of which games. “This is the next step in building an industry-leading first party studios team, a commitment we have to our Xbox community,” […]