July 2020

Niantic Reveals Catan AR, Nintendo Sorry for Joy-Con drift

TODAY: FPS competitions have a surprisingly long history of cheating — Niantic announces location-based AR game based on Settlers of Catan — Nintendo bans retailers from selling codes for first-party Nintendo games Top Story Nintendo will stick to online events until the COVID-19 pandemic is over Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa

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June 2020

Harry Potter RPG in 2021, Fortnite Leaves Early Access

TODAY: Diablo II is 20 years old, and there is still no sign of a remaster — Microsoft delays its next-gen Xbox showcase events until later this summer — Microsoft leaks Crysis Remastered details one day early Top Story Save the World leaves Early Access Epic has published a State

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Ubisoft's Hyper Scape, Kojima Teasing Death Stranding 2?

TODAY: Get ready to learn what it's like to be Tony Stark in Iron Man VR — Hideo Kojima has started ever so subtly teasing his next project — Valve is getting ready to roll out a new anti-cheat system for Counter-Strike Top Story Ubisoft battle royale Hyper Scape enters

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Switch Production Boost, Cyberpunk Ray Tracing at 1080p

TODAY: Rare wanted to tell the Banjo-Kazooie story without a line of text — More rumours and evidence of a second next-gen Xbox model — Nintendo promises that the Switch shortages will be over soon Top Story Cyberpunk 2077 features ray-tracing Nvidia has confirmed that the latest Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay

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Immersion Is Key, Party Royale Schedule for Fortnite

TODAY: Sometimes games literally veer from heaven to hell and back — Square Enix shows off loads of new gameplay from Marvel's Avengers — Valve has finally started shipping Index to Europe after long delays Top Story Next-gen about immersion, not visuals The next-generation consoles will focus more on immersion

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New Game Plus Showcase, Pokemon's New MOBA

TODAY: Former Sony executive warns that AAA games are not sustainable — Nintendo wants a piece of the esports pie with Pokémon MOBA — Will the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater remakes feature Spider-Man? Top Story New Game Plus Expo 2020 Showcase The New Game Plus Expo 2020 Showcase opened featuring

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EA Commits to Star Wars and Switch, Cyberpunk VR

TODAY: Microsoft shuts down Mixer, announces partnership with Facebook Gaming — EA is getting ready to unleash a wave of Star Wars games — Could Cyberpunk 2077 feature VR support? Top Story EA is finally taking Switch seriously EA has given Nintendo short thrift for a while, but that's about

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Bloober Team Buyout, Nintendo scaling back on mobile?

TODAY: What's worse than facing the Red Army? Why, ants, of course. Giant ants — Several major companies are bidding on Polish horror studio Bloober Team — The first Crash Bandicoot 4 trailer is out today Top Story Nintendo ‘scaling back’ mobile business in lieu of renewed console success, says

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Retrific on Colt Canyon, and the importance of gameplay

TODAY: Sometimes, being indie requires permadeath and a six shooter. Developer Interview: Make your move, pardner! Retrific on Colt Canyon, Game Maker, and the importance of gameplay Here at Daily Bits, size doesn't matter – we love the tiniest indie game as much as the most bloated of blockbusters. Sure,

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Cyberpunk 2077 Delay Explained, More EA Games on Switch

TODAY: LA Noire was so huge it had to be cut down to fit on Blu-Ray — Cyberpunk 2077 delayed once again, but don't blame COVID-19 — Get ready for neon-tinged rogue-lite cyberpunk deck-building action in Haxity Top Story Highlights from EA Play Live 2020 EA just broadcast their EA

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