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Gaming Today EA silently bumps the price on it's older games

Various players have reported noticing that EA have silently upped the price on various games on Steam, including Sim City 4, Dead Space 2 and Dragon Age: Origins. It follows a long hiatus from the Steam platform for the company, and their recent return may have been the impetus for them to re-evaluate the pricing of their older games, which were never taken...

 

Gaming Today EVE Online attack has kept players offline for 9 days

EVE Online has been EVE Offline for nearly  9 days now for a large number of players in the US, due to an ongoing DDOS (Denial of Service) attack. Most players in the region have been unable to log in, or have found themselves having to try multiple times. When players do manage to finally make their way in, most in-game features such as chat aren't working,...

 

Gaming Today Dan Houser is leaving Rockstar in shock departure

Dan Houser, one of the co-founders of Rockstar Games along with his brother Sam Houser, will make a shock departure from the company in March, according to an SEC filing by Take-Two Interactive, Rockstar's parent company.Rockstar Games are well known for their open world RPG games, including Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption and Bully, all of which Dan h...

 

Gaming Today Fallout 76 is launching on Steam this April

Fallout 76 has been exclusive to Bethesda's own launcher for quite some time now, but starting with the release of the Wastelanders update, which will be bringing factions, reputation and human NPC's to the game, the game will also be launching on the Steam platform.To be fair, those who've held out all this time will be getting a much better game overall th...

 

Gaming Today Here's 10 minutes of Doom Eternal's gory gameplay in 4K

Doom Eternal looks like it's going to be one of the biggest, best, and most gory entries into the series yet. If you can't wait until it's release on the 20th of March, then fear not, as IGN have released 10 minutes of gameplay, all in 4K resolution.Beware though, as the video does spoil the start of the game, although if you're not too bothered about that,...

 

Gaming Today Steam had 18.8 million peak players yesterday

Valve's Steam platform has broken it's own record of 18.5 million concurrent gamers online yesterday, with a whopping 18.8 million gamers all playing online simultaneously. It's around 300k more than the previous record, which was set 2 years ago, according to SteamDB. The reason behind this though seems unclear, there wasn't any particular game launch or ot...

 

Gaming Today Warcraft 3: Reforged UI is a re-skinned Google Chrome

You might be wondering why Warcraft 3: Reforged's menus are pretty brutal on CPU and memory usage - in-fact, many gamers have taken to social media to complain the menus actually seem to be running slower than the game itself. Weird, you might think?Well one user on Twitter, Colin Cornaby, has figured out the source of the problem. It would appear that the g...

 

Gaming Today EA earns $1 Billion from Microtransactions per quarter

While many gamers seem to hate microtransactions, the reason for their continued existence was made patently clear inside Electronic Arts latest financial performance report, as it seems folks just keep on buying them - to the tune of nearly $1 Billion per quarter. That's a fair old wedge of lolly. Of course, EA pushes these types of offerings heavily, espec...

 

Gaming Today Bethesda details Fallout 76's reputation system

Fallout 76 is getting a new reputation system with the upcoming Wastelanders update, which adds NPC's to the game officially for the first time, and will see players siding with settlers or raiders, something that has been absent so far from the online version of the Fallout universe.There's nothing really new or revolutionary about it, except for the fact t...