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Gaming Today Rainbow Six: Siege exploit allowed anyone to join private games

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege players found they had unwelcome visitors entering their private lobbies recently, thanks to an exploit in the game that allowed an attacker to join any game lobby, even if it was set to private.The good news is that a new hotfix has patched the exploit, meaning players no longer need to worry about intruders barging into thei...

 

Gaming Today GTA V sold over a million copies in 2020 7 years after launching

It's been seven years since Grand Theft Auto V was first released on the PS3 and Xbox 360, yet it's still managing to be one of the best selling games available today, outpacing titles including Animal Crossing: New Horizons and The Last of Us Part II.With this kind of success, it's easy to see why Rockstar isn't in a rush to release the next instalment in t...

 

Gaming Today CS:GO update has confused players by removing bots

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has just launched a new update that has removed bots from competitive games, leaving players a little confused as to the reason behind it.According to Valve, bots are no longer available in Classic Competitive, meaning "when a player disconnects or is kicked in classic competitive and wingman modes, they will no longer be rep...

 

Gaming Today New Dragon Age 4 Concept Art has been revealed

BioWare has been slowly trickling out concept art and information relating to Dragon Age 4, and although the revealed have been very few and far between, they have certainly been interesting.Now we have some new concept art, shared by Christian Dailey, the game's executive producer, that gives us our best look yet at what to expect from the game. Just wanted...

 

Gaming Today Nvidia patches major security flaws in new driver update

Nvidia has released a new driver for its GeForce range of graphics cards, and while that isn't usually noteworthy, this time you'll want to pick it up as soon as possible.The driver fixes a number of bugs and security issues on both Windows and Linux platforms, some of which are considered severe and could give attackers the ability to escalate privileges on...

 

Gaming Today Epic Games acquires Bink Video creator RAD Game Tools

RAD Game Tools is a long-established name in game development circles, creating a number of tools including Bink Video, which was widely used for FMV sequences in games throughout the '90s and 2000s. According to the company site, their tools have been used in more than 24,000 games over the years.The company has now been acquired by Epic Games, who plan to...

 

Gaming Today This Cyberpunk 2077 mod allows Male V to romance Judy

There's a new and arguably controversial mod out there for Cyberpunk 2077 that allows characters with a male voice or genitals to romance Judy, and it's completely voice acted by V's male voice actor. It's impossible to enter into the romance options with Judy as Male V, which makes it curious that unused dialogue exists within the game - as only female V av...

 

Gaming Today Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has been merged into Warzone

Here's an odd one - players on Battle.net have noticed today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has gone missing from their launchers, and instead has been fully merged into Call of Duty: Warzone, with only a small "MW" sub-logo remaining as the only evidence the game ever existed.The main Modern Warfare game was merged with Warzone back in the Season 1 updat...

 

Gaming Today Leak suggests an RTX 3060 Ultra could be in development

Nvidia just can't seem to stop releasing graphics cards, even if nobody can buy any of them - with the RTX 3060 Ti apparently getting a souped-up 3060 Ultra edition at some point in the future.I find this a little odd, especially given there is, at least as far as I know, no base 3060 as it stands. Even stranger, this alleged card will also have 12GB of GDDR...

 

Gaming Today The studio behind Jedi: Fallen Order is working on a new IP

Respawn Entertainment, the studio who worked on Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order appears to be working on a brand new game according to a new job listing on their website that mentions a "brand new IP."As noted by VideoGameChronicle, the listing mentions that the job, working on a "brand new IP," will be part of a small "incubation" team that will develop the co...

 

Gaming Today Everspace 2 gets a new release date after delay to avoid Cyberpunk 2077

Everspace 2 has finally confirmed a new release date, after the game was pushed back from it's expected December release, in turn, due to the delayed release of Cyberpunk 2077.Rockfish Games, the developers of Everspace 2, delayed the Early Access launch of their game to 2021 to avoid clashing with CD Projekt Red's AAA. Cyvberpunk's issues weren't just isola...

 

Gaming Today Nintendo acquires Luigi's Mansion studio Next Level Games

Nintendo has confirmed its intention to acquire Next Level Games, the studio behind Luigi's Mansion 3, in a statement, it released to shareholders and more widely today.According to Nintendo, it intends to make the Canadian studio a subsidiary of Nintendo, but the deal is still pending approval from shareholders.Next Level Games has worked with Nintendo in t...

 

Gaming Today Hitman 3 Persistent Shortcuts will reward exploration

Hitman games are all about choices - there are usually several ways to complete assassinations, and there are multiple targets to take out per level - but it's always been a chore to repeat certain assassinations to try a different tactic or correct a mistake.Hitman 3 aims to address this issue, according to a new video released by Game Informer, with it's n...

 

Gaming Today Cyberpunk 2077 free DLC will be dropping early this year

CD Projekt Red has outlined it's current plans for Cyberpunk 2077 DLC on a new road map page, showing that the first of the free DLC for the game will be dropping early this year.The future of the DLC for the game has been up in the air due to the disastrous launch of the game on last-gen consoles, and a plethora of unresolved bugs that led to a huge backlas...

 

Gaming Today Steam hit a record 25 million concurrent users yesterday

Steam hit a huge milestone yesterday, January 2nd, with more than 25 million users online at the same time - a new record.According to SteamDB, there were 25,415,080 users online during the morning, which is a staggering number and one that highlights the massive surge in popularity of gaming over the last year due to COVID, and the release of huge titles su...