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Gaming Today Amazon has cancelled it's Lord of the Rings MMO

Amazon's Lord of the Rings MMO, which was originally slated to release next year, has been cancelled after contract negotiations between the global retail conglomerate and Tencent, the owners of Athlon Games, who were developing the title under contract, broke down.Athlon Games were tasked with creating the game but were subsequently acquired by Tencent. "We...

 

Gaming Today The Elder Scrolls Online adding in-game currency for loot boxes

There's an interesting change coming to the next update for The Elder Scrolls Online, which will allow players to earn and spend in-game currency on items that are currently exclusively to loot boxes, known as crown crates, which require you to spend real-world money to unlock.The update is expected to drop in June, and will add new daily and weekly challeng...

 

Gaming Today No, Square Enix isn't being sold to the highest bidder

Square Enix has shut down rumours that it's being sold, with the publisher explicitly stating that it has not received any offers of acquisition.The rumours were started by Bloomberg Japan earlier in the week, who claimed several parties were interested in snapping up the company. Apparently, to different bank officials "familiar with the situation" were bel...

 

Gaming Today Mass Effect: Legendary Edition is getting a photo mode feature

There are a few cool changes coming in Mass Effect: Legendary Edition and the latest of these to be confirmed is a pretty neat new feature - photo mode - which allows players to fly around and capture screenshots of any moment in time where the game is able to be paused.It's the perfect feature for showing off the game's new shiny graphical enhancements, whi...

 

Gaming Today Here's how Resident Evil Village runs on consoles

We're very much PC gamers here at GameFront, but if you're looking forward to Resident Evil Village on either last or next-gen consoles, you may be wondering how the game will stack up performance-wise. Capcom has revealed this week exactly what you can expect from the 8th entry in the series across each of the consoles, which we've detailed below.It's a fai...

 

Gaming Today Mercenaries mode is returning in Resident Evil Village

Capcom revealed the return of Mercenaries mode during the Resident Evil Village showcase earlier today, marking a return to the arcade-action style mode that also included a co-op mode in Resident Evil 5 and 6.The mode was notable for its absence in Resident Evil 7, as well as the RE2 and RE3 remakes, but it's making a glorious return with a twist in Village...

 

Gaming Today Hitman 3 has sold 300% more copies despite Epic exclusivity

Hitman 3 is the best selling game in the trilogy so far, according to IO Interactive, with the company's CEO, Hakan Abrak, highlighting a 300% increase in sales compared to Hitman 2 during the same period. The first game in the series didn't sell very well at all, leading to publisher Square Enix dropping the franchise. It seems the series has gone from stre...

 

Gaming Today Dataminer finds new DLC quests within Cyberpunk 2077 game files

A dataminer has found references to a collection of unused street story quests within the Cyberpunk 2077 game files, which may suggest either cut content or perhaps pre-loaded content for future DLC.According to romulus_is_here, via Eurogamer, the quests have only appeared since Patch 1.2, which suggests that they are actually DLC and not cut from the game....

 

Gaming Today Double XP is up for grabs in Call of Duty this weekend

Both Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops - Cold War have double points up for grabs this weekend for both regular, weapon and battle pass XP. The Double XP starts tomorrow, April 16th, at 10 am PT, and will be available until the same time on April 18th. Interestingly, this is the second double XP event in recent times, with the last one taking place at the...

 

Gaming Today Aloy from Horizon: Zero Dawn is landing in Fortnite this week

Epic has confirmed that Alloy, the lead character from Horizon: Zero Dawn, will be the next character to be added to the game as part of the Gaming Legends series. She'll be included in a new Horizon Zero Dawn bundle, that'll go on sale later this week, and it'll include a new glider, emote, weapon wrap and pickaxe, along with a Blaze canister back bling, al...

 

Gaming Today BioShock 4 could be an open-world RPG with sidequests

2K games confirmed last year that Cloud Chamber would be taking over the BioShock franchise with a brand new entry in the series. As part of this process, the studio has listed several job positions on its website, some of which have given us a few hints about what the fourth entry in the series might entail. The suggestion seems to be that the game will be...

 

Gaming Today Hardware shortages are likely to last for the rest of this year

If you were hoping for the shortage of gaming hardware to ease up soon, then we may have some bad news for you. According to Nvidia, during a recent shareholder event, the company is under the impression that the current shortages are going to remain for the rest of 2021, and potentially beyond.According to Colette Kress, CFO of Nvidia, "overall demand remai...

 

Gaming Today Take a sneak peek at Resident Evil Village's map

There's been a lot of questions and speculation about the storyline and setting of Resident Evil Village, but one thing that we haven't seen much of so far is the map that the game world will feature. Most Resident Evil games have a range of different locations to work your way through, and it's always a thrill to find out where you'll be ending up next.This...

 

Gaming Today Two big updates are coming to Ghost Recon Breakpoint this year

Ubisoft has confirmed that Ghost Recon Breakpoint will be getting two big updates this year, with the new roadmap outlining changes coming to the game that has been suffering somewhat since its lackluster release back in 2019.The game, while continuing to be supported, needs a shot in the arm. Ubi is hoping the new updates will turn things around. The first...

 

Gaming Today Total War: Rome Remastered - Gaul Rush to Rome Gameplay

The development team at Total War: Rome Remastered have created a let's play video on the Gaul faction and shows off the rush to conquer Rome in just 30 turns. It is doable but very difficult considering the early game Gallic units have very little armour against the basic but armoured and disciplined Roman units. Gaul has an excellent strategic position in...