Issue #048

NEWS

PS5 Event: Everything Announced and Revealed

Xbox Series X, Series S Preorders Open September 22 At 11 A.M. ET

Apple Will Allow Game Streaming Services, But Its Rules Are Still Restrictive

The Overwatch League Names Its $100,000 MVP Winner

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 becomes the fastest ever THPS to reach 1 million sales

Electronic Arts doubles down on EA Play brand with EA Desktop app

Here’s the first image of AMD’s Big Navi GPU, and yep, it’s big

Take-Two CEO Doesn’t Think Cloud Gaming Is The Future

Twitch apologizes for offensive Hispanic Heritage Month emotes

Splinter Cell and Assassin’s Creed VR Games Announced for Oculus

Sony confirms some PS5 games will cost $69.99

Notorious Chinese hackers charged in elaborate scheme to steal and sell online game loot

Nintendo 3DS discontinued

PlayStation CEO Says Game Pass Model Would Not Make Financial Sense For Type Of Titles Sony Makes

PS5 Won’t Be Backwards Compatible With PS3, PS2, or PS1 Games

An RTX 3080 Graphics Card Just Sold on Ebay for $70,000

REVIEWS

Spelunky 2

Hotshot Racing

Razer Naga Pro

Road To Guangdong

A Monster’s Expedition

Super Mario 3D All-Stars

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080

Hades

FEATURES

Black Myth: Wukong - The World Exclusive Story Behind the Breakout Action-RPG

The DeanBeat: Apple v. Epic — a briefing on the antitrust arguments and interesting facts

13 PC games we’re looking forward to in 2021

E-sports pros have “dream” jobs—but game publishers have all the power

AI ruined chess. Now it’s making the game beautiful again

Why Left 4 Dead is still the best co-op game around

‘World of Warcraft’ Recreates One of Its Biggest Events, Including Broken Servers

How Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Became Gods & Monsters and Finally Immortals Fenyx Rising - IGN First

How to train an esports team: private chefs, psychologists, and $452,000 worth of PC hardware

Dragon Age lore is made richer by its readiness to break with canon

PlayStation and Xbox have both failed to sell next-gen | Opinion

2021 will be a landmark year for cloud gaming, generating $4bn in consumer spending

The new Nvidia Broadcast app is a mind boggling, incredible piece of technology

DISCUSSIONS

Confirmed: PlayStation 5 Disc $499 - PlayStation 5 Digital Edition $399

Rocket League now requires an Epic account to play, even through Steam

VIDEOS

Mafia: Definitive Edition - Life of a Gangster

Xbox Series S VERSUS Series X: Which Is Right For You?

Ahead of #UbiForward, a message from our CEO Yves Guillemot - Ubisoft

Console Wars | Official Trailer | CBS All Access

Sid Meier’s Memoir!: A Conversation with Sid Meier about His Life in Computer Games

CSGO Cheaters trolled by fake cheat software

The Edge - Play Has No Limits | PlayStation

FUNNY

I never played Among Us. This is what I think its like. (animation by me)

HE’S ALIVEEEEEE!!!