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Gaming Today Loot boxes causing kids to gamble according to NHS

The mental health director of the National Health Service in England, Claire Murdoch, has gone on record to state that she believes that loot boxes are pushing young people into gambling in later life.In a report published on the NHS website, she stated;Frankly no company should be setting kids up for addiction by teaching them to gamble on the content of th...

 

Gaming Today Ubisoft file lawsuit against Rainbow Six DDOS attackers

Ubisoft have filed a lawsuit against various individuals who were behind a coordinated DDoS (Denial of Service) attack against Rainbow Six Siege's servers causing the service to become disrupted.The suit was filed in the state of California, and states;Ubisoft seeks to stop an unscrupulous commercial group of hackers and profiteers dedicated to harming Ubiso...

 

Gaming Today The Top 8 Gaming Headsets Available in 2020

Continuing our gaming hardware series, we'll be looking at the top eight gaming headsets that money can buy in 2020. If you spend a lot of time playing multiplayer games or chatting to friends on Discord, then a decent headset is something you'll want to invest in.Don't make do with a cheap pair of earphones and a terrible microphone, our list features what...

 

Gaming Today Nintendo: Doom Eternal still coming to Switch

Nintendo have officially confirmed that Doom Eternal will still be coming to the Nintendo Switch when it launches later on this year.There were concerns that the platform may have been dropped, as both the game's developers and Nintendo themselves have gone quiet about the port - however, Nintendo have set the record straight in the latest Nintendo Newslette...

 

Gaming Today James rounds up the biggest stories of the week

James is back with the latest gaming news in Hot off the Press Start, the weekly show that rounds up all the latest gaming news and delivers it quicker than Ryo Hazuki delivering a mean left hook. This week's news includes Disintegration's closed beta, GTA IV disappearing from sale, and an update from the Skywind mod, which brings Morrowind into the Skyrim g...

 

Gaming Today Valve rules out return for Left 4 Dead series

Rumours had started circulating recently when the president of HTC China, Alvin Wang Graylin, shared some slides on the future of VR on Twitter, with one that stated "Valve HL Alyx/LFD3 will drive consumer and AAA studio interest.".Suffice to say, this seemed to start a fire among fans longing for a return to Left 4 Dead, seeing this as a seemingly accidenta...

 

Gaming Today Humble Bundle is raising money for Australia Fire Relief

Humble Bundle are currently running a special Australia Fire Relief bundle right now, where 100% of all proceeds will go directly to charities supporting the devastation caused by the fires in Australia.The bundle will split the profits (and you can select how much goes to each) between WIRES (New South Wales Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service...

 

Gaming Today Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed until September

CDProjekt Red have confirmed that Cyberpunk 2077, which was originally due to be released in April of this year, has now been delayed until September.The announcement was made via Twitter, with the company stating that while the game was 'complete and playable', there's a lot of fit and finish needed to make sure the game lives up to standards.We have import...

 

Gaming Today 3D Realms reveals Kingpin remaster with new trailer

Kingpin is a classic First Person Shooter that was released way back in 1999, and based on the Quake II engine. It's proved popular ever since, and even now we're still getting regular mod submissions for the game here at GameFront.Now though the game is going to be brought into the 21st Century with a brand new remaster named Kingpin: Reloaded. It promises...

 

Gaming Today MechWarrior 5 official mod tools have been released

Piranha Games have now officially launched their modding tools and rolled out modding support in-game for MechWarrior 5, allowing modders to create their own maps, weapon mods and more.The company have now released the official editor tools on the Epic store, along with a how-to guide to using them, with tutorials on how to create a map, spawn AI and create...

 

Gaming Today Shenmue 3 Battle Rally DLC is launching late January

The first of hopefully many DLC expansions for Shenmue 3 will be launching on the 21st of January and will see the game take a bit of an unexpected twist.The DLC seems to centre around some kind of racing mechanic rather than a continuation of the storyline, and has been described by Ys Net as "a race unlike any other." Details other than this are scant, but...

 

Gaming Today Disintegration closed beta will launch late January

Disintegration, a new Sci-Fi FPS game under development by V1 Interactive, will be entering it's closed beta test later this month.The game is headed up by Halo co-creator Marcus Lehto, with SOCOM director Mike Gutmann also on board, so we're expecting a few parallels here to these two franchises. The registrations for the closed beta are now open, with the...

 

Gaming Today Four new expansions coming to Path of Exile

It would appear that despite confirmation of Path of Exile 2 being in development, the original game will continue to be supported, with four new expansions being promised for release during 2020.Grinding Gear Games confirmed that the expansions would be released on the usual schedule during 2020, and that the first of these will be unveiled late February, w...

 

Gaming Today Skywind Project releases new development update

The team over at the Skywind project, which aims to re-create the world of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind in the much more modern Skyrim engine, have released a new development video which shows off a lot of the progress made and new features in the mod.It's been a while since we last heard from the Skywind team, but they're back with brand new environment...

 

Gaming Today Wolfenstein: Youngblood now has ray-tracing support

 Wolffenstein: Youngblood now has official support for RTX ray-tracing and DLSS, according to a new announcement from Bethesda and NVIDIA, and as you expect, it makes this already stunning game even more jaw-dropping.You'll need an RTX card (2060, 2070, 2080Ti etc.) to be able to see the RTX update, but if you do have one, it's worth enabling because the lig...