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Gaming Today Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines 2 delayed

The release date for Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines 2 was originally set for the first quarter of 2020, but this has now been pushed back as the developers wish to avoid a similar situation to the launch of the original Bloodlines.The news came from the game's lead narrative designers, Brian Mitsoda, in a blog  post. He clarified the reason for the deci...

 

Gaming Today Devolver Digital wants to reset the Steam vs. Epic debate

It's the battle of the online stores currently. Steam, the long-time market leader for online digital games platforms, has slowly started to see competition from the Epic Games Store, whose exclusives often irk gamers, but undeniably lure them to it's platform. Devolver Digital's co-founder, Graeme Struthers, want's to see that conversation 'reset', however,...

 

Gaming Today All you need to know about Fortnite Chapter 2

Following the dramatic end of Season 10, and as it turned out, Fortnite as we know it, thanks to the now-infamous black hole, the game has now returned under the new guise of Fortnite Chapter 2. Season 1 of Chapter 2 is now underway, and we've got all the details of the changes right here.Firstly, the gameplay changes introduced in Chapter 2; there's a new s...

 

Gaming Today The Division 2 is free to play until Monday

To celebrate the release of Episode 2, The Division 2 is free to play starting today all the way through to next Monday, October 21st on the Epic Game Store, and is available to download right now.Episode 2 is already available for Season Pass holders, and will bring with it two brand new missions, Pentagon and DARPA Research Labs. The new update also b ring...

 

Gaming Today Call of Duty: Modern Warfare won't have loot boxes

We know that the games industry's love affair with loot boxes is slowly fading away, thanks to various countries passing laws banning their use or seriously curbing how they presented to consumers - even so, it's nice to hear that, according to art director Joel Emsile, Modern Warfare won't have loot boxes nor a supply drop system.Speaking on Reddit, Emsile...

 

Gaming Today Apex Legends update will bring training mode improvements

If you're looking to get into Apex Legends, or even if you're a seasoned player looking to hone various skills, the training mode included with the game has been a little, well, lackluster. Thankfully, that looks set to change in an upcoming update.The new training mode will allow you to train with every character and ability within the new firing range. App...

 

Gaming Today Fortnite is now unplayable as map sucked into giant black hole

It's an interesting twist and something I don't think I've ever seen in video gaming before - as it appears that Fortnite has been made unavailable to play intentionally, following the entire map being sucked into a black hole at the end of Season 10.It's one hell of a marketing stunt - right now launching the game is just met with a black screen with the bl...

 

Gaming Today More classic games are getting the ray-tracing treatment

The RTX port of Quake 2 was, suffice to say, more than impressive, especially for such an old game. Not content with that proof of concept though, NVidia have made the commitment to retro-fit even more classic games with the technology, breathing new life into them.The RTX remastering program, as it will be known, will start with a title "that you know and l...

 

Gaming Today Payday 3 release expected in either 2022 or 2023

Starbreeze Studios, the creators of the Payday series, have confirmed that they expect the third entry in the series to be released sometime in either 2022 or 2023, putting the game around 2-3 years away. The news comes as the studio have struggled recently, with several staff members being released from their jobs and sales of Overkill's The Walking Dead do...

 

Gaming Today Steam's LGBTQ+ Games Sale is live right now

Steam often has sales to mark special events, and this time there's a sale in honour of National Coming Out Day, which took place on the 11th of October, with several games with LGBTQ+  themes on sale right now for a hefty discount.Such titles include the fantastic Life is Strange, which is a whopping 80% off and well worth picking up. Other games currently...

 

Gaming Today Here's why Modern Warfare uses 175GB of disk space

Two games this past week had very hefty hard disk requirements in the official specs - and while many considered Red Dead Redemptopn 2 PC's 150GB requirement to be excessive, it was soon shadowed by the announcement Modern Warfare's reboot would require a whopping 175GB.Activision have now made a statement explaining their justifcation for using such a huge...

 

Gaming Today There might be a multiplayer sequel to Cyberpunk 2077

Multiplayer will already be a feature of Cyberpunk 2077, although perhaps not at launch, but many fans have been clamouring for a massively multiplayer experience set in the dystopian future. It seems that such a game may not actually be out of the question, according to a senior developer at CD Projekt Red.John Mamais, head of the Krakow studio, stated in a...

 

Gaming Today Here's where to find Fortnite's spray cans

There's a new Spray & Pray mission in Fortnite this week, and part of it involves hunting down various spray cans. It's a particularly challenging one, this, and to help you along, we've created this handy map to show you just where all of the cans can be found.The can's can be found at;The north side of Junk Junction, near a heap of cars.The bottom of the u...

 

Gaming Today Microsoft Flight Simulator Insiders are taking off soon

If you're interested in testing out the upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator, a reboot of the franchise which utilizes machine learning and Azure cloud computing to power the world's most realistic flight simulator ever, you better get in quick, as sign-ups to be considered will end next week.Starting October 17th, those who have been successful to join the i...

 

Gaming Today Warcraft III: Reforged Beta Option in new Launcher?

According to the folk at Wowhead who are extremely keen-eye'd they have looked into the code of the new launcher and it contains text like "w3_beta" and other text specifying pre-release messages.Blizzcon is only round the corner and some news about the remastered game would be welcoming considering the radio silence the game development has undergone so far...