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Two FFVII mobile games are on the way, including a battle royale title 26 Feb 2021, 3:56 am

PS5 upgrades and an extra mission weren't the only Final Fantasy VII reveals today, as Square Enix also announced two mobile games that take place in the same setting. Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis should feel familiar to fans with a "chapte...

Pixar-like PS4, PS5 and PC game 'Kena: Bridge of Spirits' lands in August 26 Feb 2021, 1:02 am

A comment from YouTube user Midoriya on the recent trailer for Kena: Bridge of Spirits sums the whole thing up perfectly: "Bruh this game looks like a whole Pixar movie." Kena: Bridge of Spirits is a narrative-driven action-adventure game f...

See 'Solar Ash' in action for the first time in a PS5 gameplay video 25 Feb 2021, 11:58 pm

Solar Ash is poised to be a fast-paced, smooth-as-silk action platformer from Hyper Light Drifter studio Heart Machine, and now there's a trailer to prove it. Heart Machine first showed off Solar Ash in June during Sony's big PlayStation 5 g...

Sony is reportedly shutting down Knack and 'The Last Guardian' developer Japan Studio 25 Feb 2021, 11:48 pm

Sony is reportedly shutting down its oldest in-house developer. According to VGC, the company hasn't been renewing the contracts of many of the employees at Japan Studio. The developer is best known for its work on franchises like Gravity Rush, A...

'Sifu' brings stylish kung fu action to PlayStation and PC later this year 25 Feb 2021, 11:04 pm

Sloclap, the studio behind the beautiful but flawed Absolver, is taking another crack at making the perfect kung fu game. We got to see a minute-long preview of its latest project, Sifu, during Sony's recent State of Play presentation. In a scene...

'Oddworld: Soulstorm' will really, finally hit PS4, PS5 and PC on April 6th 25 Feb 2021, 10:53 pm

Oddworld: Soulstorm is set to come to PlayStation 4, PS5 and the Epic Games Store on April 6th. Yes, really. At least, that's what Lorne Lanning, the creator of the series, said during today's State of Play livestream. Oddworld: Soulstorm is...

'Final Fantasy VII Remake: Intergrade' arrives on PS5 June 10th 25 Feb 2021, 10:48 pm

Final Fantasy VII Remake was already one of the prettiest games you could play on any current or previous generation console, and now it's about to look even better. Square Enix is working on an enhanced PlayStation 5 port of the game it plans to...

Xbox Live outage cut off players for over six hours 25 Feb 2021, 10:04 pm

Just as the folks at Sony preview the future with their latest State of Play event, Xbox players are unable to login at all, as the online service is suffering a major outage. The latest update from 5 PM ET indicates Microsoft is working on the issue...

Watch the PS4 and PS5 State of Play stream right here at 5PM ET 25 Feb 2021, 9:34 pm

PlayStation's State of Play livestream returns today at 5PM ET with a 30-minute broadcast — "give or take," according to Sony — featuring details on 10 upcoming PS4 and PS5 games. This includes new game announcements, and updates on thi...

Twitch won't air any more of Amazon's anti-union ads 25 Feb 2021, 9:27 pm

Ahead of March 29th, Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama have an important decision to make. They need to decide whether to unionize. And as you can imagine, the company they work for is doing everything in its power to convince them to vot...

Facebook agrees to some policy changes in response to Oversight Board recommendations 25 Feb 2021, 9:08 pm

Facebook has agreed to tweak some of its policies in response to recommendations from the Oversight Board. The board issued its first round of decisions of content moderation decisions last month, in a series of rulings that overturned some of Facebo...

'Destiny 2: The Witch Queen' expansion has been delayed until 2022 25 Feb 2021, 8:15 pm

The next Destiny 2 expansion won't be released this year. Bungie says it's delaying The Witch Queen to 2022, partly due to complications arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. "With COVID-19 keeping us away from the office, and the large am...

'System Shock' remake will land this summer after five torturous years 25 Feb 2021, 7:48 pm

After the better part of five years in development, System Shock is finally coming out. In an update over on the project’s Kickstarter page, developer Nightdive Studios said it plans to release its remake of the 1994 PC classic sometime in “late summ...

Twitter is working on a 'Safety mode' that will automatically block mean tweets 25 Feb 2021, 7:24 pm

Twitter is working on a new tool that will automatically detect and block abusive accounts for users, the company said during its recent 2021 Analyst Day presentation. Twitter didn't provide a lot of details on the feature. However, two screensho...

Amazon Music lands on Google TV and Android TV devices 25 Feb 2021, 6:53 pm

Amazon Music is now available on Google TV and Android TV devices. Users in the US, UK, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, India, Japan and Australia will be able to stream music from the service through TVs, set-top boxes, game c...

Twitter teases new features for groups, tipping and ‘super follows’ 25 Feb 2021, 6:31 pm

Twitter plans to start testing several new features that could dramatically change how its users interact on its platform. During its analyst day presentation, the company previewed a number of new features, including communities, tipping and an acco...

Polestar 2 OTA update improves range and DC charging speeds 25 Feb 2021, 6:03 pm

The Polestar 2 will get its first major software update sometime in the next few weeks. The company says it will improve the car's range, upgrade its Android Automotive operating system, and fix an unspecified safety-related bug. The OTA will als...

Steam's Remote Play Together feature now works without an account 25 Feb 2021, 5:50 pm

Valve is expanding Steam's Remote Play Together feature to let just about anyone play games with you, even if they don't have a Steam account. Your friend will need to install the Steam Link app but they won't have to sign up.  For n...

Amazon loses its head of Fire TV, Kindle and Luna to Unity 25 Feb 2021, 5:27 pm

After a five-year stint, Marc Whitten — the man in charge of Fire TV, the Kindle and more — has stepped down as Amazon's VP of entertainment devices and services. News of Whitten's departure was spotted yesterday by consultant Matthew Ball o...

'Subnautica: Below Zero' will get a full release in May 25 Feb 2021, 5:00 pm

After two years spent in early access, underwater survival sequel Subnautica: Below Zero is ready for the big time. Bucking the staggered rollout of its predecessor, developer Unknown Worlds is bringing the indie to PC, Mac and simultaneously to all...

'Destruction AllStars' will cost $20 if you miss it on PS Plus 25 Feb 2021, 4:49 pm

Destruction AllStars will cost $20 after it leaves PlayStation Plus on April 6th, developer Lucid Games announced today. Before Sony delayed the title and made it a PS Plus freebie, it was supposed to cost $70. Lucid said the new price point would he...

Newegg is taking on scalpers and bots with a lottery order system 25 Feb 2021, 4:24 pm

Trying to find a new console or graphics card has proven immensely frustrating for many consumers. Scalpers and bots have swooped in to snap them up and sell them at inflated prices. Newegg, however, is trying to give everyone a fair shot at buying p...

Spotify can play your liked songs by genre or mood 25 Feb 2021, 3:56 pm

Spotify's Liked Songs collection is an easy way to find your favorite tracks, but its all-or-nothing nature makes it less than ideal for listening. You might not want to listen to tear-jerking ballads alongside bumping rap or trance. Thankfully,...

Facebook and Instagram ban Myanmar's military 25 Feb 2021, 3:19 pm

Facebook and Instagram have indefinitely banned the Myanmar military (or Tatmadaw) from the platforms. Military-controlled state and media entities are no longer welcome on the platform following this month's coup either. Nor are ads from commerc...

There's a Pokémon news event tomorrow at 10AM ET 25 Feb 2021, 3:00 pm

It's the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon game series, and its creators have some news to mark the occasion. The Pokémon Company has announced a virtual "Pokémon Presents" event on February 26th at 10AM Eastern. It's not offering man...

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