Tag Archive: Games

LGBTQ+ representation in video games has come a long way

The gaming industry’s history has always been about baby steps and hesitation.

Pride 2020 Apple’s LGBTQ support Companies and LGBTQ orgs Representation in video games Movies still have a long way to go Best LGBTQ TV moments Inclusive games LGBTQ YouTubers Steven Universe opened the door Best of LGBTQ on Netflix PopSocket Pride Rewatch the best Pride parades Android + Pride t-shirts LGBTQ Twitch streamers Virtual Pride month from home LTGBQ TV & movies on Disney+  [Read More…]

PS4 games reportedly have to run on PS5 starting in July

New procedures for games right around the corner.

What you need to know Per a new Eurogamer report, Sony is requiring developers to support PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 starting July 13. Any games submitted beyond that point must run on both sets of hardware. This does not necessarily apply to PlayStation 4 games releasing after July 13, which were submitted to certification beforehand. The PlayStation 5 is set to be available sometime in Holiday 2020.

According  [Read More…]

Over 50 million games in The Witcher franchise have been sold

You’ve tossed many coins to your Witcher, he is growing too strong.

What you need to know CD Projekt Red announced today that The Witcher franchise has crossed 50 million copies sold. Of these 50 million sales, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt accounts for over 28 million. CD Projekt Red’s next game up is Cyberpunk 2077.

Today, CD Projekt Red confirmed that The Witcher franchise has crossed 50 million copies sold. While this includes every paid Witcher  [Read More…]

Developers now have to opt-in to have games in GeForce Now

Studios have to opt in by May 31 to have their game not removed from the service.

What you need to know Developers and publishers now have to opt-in through a new process to have their games available through GeForce Now. A blog post announced that those who don’t opt in by May 31 will be removed. The process is likely in response to licensing issues with the service.

NVIDIA announced Wednesday that publishers and developers who  [Read More…]

ICYMI here are all the feel-good games shown in the Wholesome Direct

On May 26 at 1PM ET, Wholesome Games released the Wholesome Direct 2020 video showing 54 “cute and cozy” indie games that will release on various platforms within the next few years. If, like me, you’ve been playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons and are looking for something similarly relaxing to play then you really ought to give these games a look.

Every game listed during the Wholesome Direct

Over 50 indie games were shown during the Wholesome  [Read More…]

We should be learning about the PS5 and its launch games very soon

With E3 out of the picture, Sony looks to do its own thing.

There’s been a rumored PlayStation 5 reveal event set to take place every month this year, and while nothing has materialized yet, that is set to change. According to VentureBeat’s Jeff Grubb, PlayStation allegedly plans to hold an event in early June. His sources indicated that the event was originally planned for June 4, but that appears to have changed by a matter of  [Read More…]

PlayStation’s Days of Play begins June 3 with discounts on games and more

Days of Play is back in 2020 with even more deals on software and hardware.

What you need to know Days of Play is back with deals on games and hardware. It begins June 3 and lasts through June 17. PlayStation has not yet revealed a limited edition Days of Play PS4 like years prior.

Continuing the tradition, PlayStation’s Days of Play is back for the fourth straight year. Sony announced that the annual sale will take  [Read More…]

NVIDIA GeForce Now adds 17 more games

Several more titles that players can stream.

What you need to know NVIDIA GeForce Now has added support for another batch of games. There are 17 titles, including Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition. There’s also a couple of games being added day-and-date with their release on Steam.

In a press release, NVIDIA shared that 17 more games are getting support for GeForce Now later today. This includes Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition, as well as a couple  [Read More…]

Ubisoft confirms 11 games this console cycle sold over 10 million copies

The publishing giant has seen massive increases in multiple franchises over the last console generation.

What you need to know Ubisoft’s Q4 and end of year results have been posted. 11 Ubisoft games have sold over 10 million copies in the current console generation. There are five major games planned for the next financial year but one of them may be delayed.

Ubisoft has posted its results for Q4 and the end of the fiscal year, as  [Read More…]

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine adds support for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

Unreal Engine 4.25 lets developers build games for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

What you need to know Epic Games has introduced Unreal Engine 4.25, delivering “initial support” for the upcoming PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The update includes production-ready ray tracing features, new VFX models, enhanced profiling, and much more. Epic has stated that it will roll out updates over the course of the year to better support devs working on games for  [Read More…]