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Gaming Today EA completes $1.2 billion purchase of racing studio Codemasters

EA has formally completed its purchase of Codemasters, the UK based studio that specializes in racing simulators such as DiRT, GRiD and the F1 series, for a cool $1.2 billion. Codemasters will join EA's existing racing lineup, with games such as the Need For Speed series, but will bring with it much more simulation-focused and realistic driving titles, somet...

 

Gaming Today Bungie wants to bring Destiny to "additional media" formats

Destiny 2 developer Bungie is looking to expand the popular franchise into other forms of media, according to a new update from CEO Pete Parsons. The company is looking to expand into "additional media" in the coming years, which presumably means bringing the franchise to TV, movies, comic books or similar. This will apparently lead to some changes at the to...

 

Gaming Today Grab Rage 2 and Absolute Drift for free on the Epic Games Store

There's a couple of great games up for grabs on the Epic Games Store right now - both Rage 2 and Absolute Drift: Zen Edition are both free to keep, and are well worth grabbing if you have a few moments.Rage 2, of course, is only a few years old at this point and is a pretty decent first-person shooter that was co-developed by Avalanche Studios and iD Softwar...

 

Gaming Today Apple is attempting to drag Valve into Fortnite legal battle

Apple has issued a subpoena to Valve, the creators of the Steam platform, demanding that the company reveals huge amounts of commercial data on Steam sales and it's operations, according to a new court filing.It's all part of the ongoing Apple vs. Epic lawsuit over Fortnite - late last year, Epic silently pushed an update to the game that allowed users to pa...

 

Gaming Today Hitman 3 now lets Steam players import levels from first two games

IO Interactive had previously promised that owners of Hitman and Hitman 2 would be able to re-experience the levels from those games from within Hitman 3, as long as you already owned them - but then ran into a snag after signing a deal to become an Epic Games Store exclusive. It seems that has now been resolved, though, as players who own the first two game...

 

Gaming Today Our Top 5 Essential Monster Hunter: World Mods

With the announcement that the upcoming Iceborne expansion will be the final major content update for the rather brilliant Monster Hunter: World, it got us a thinkin' - the fun doesn't have to end there, right? Mods allow us to add new enhancements and content all the time, and Monster Hunter: World is no exception. So without further a-do, here's our picks...

 

Gaming Today Valheim ships over 3 Million copies in it's first three weeks

If you haven't heard of Valheim, well, perhaps just a month ago I'd have understood - now, though, it's blowing up the internet, to a tune of three million sales since it released just a few weeks ago - but for those not in the know, it's a Viking-themed co-op survival game that's become one of the biggest hits on Steam.And the surprising part is the game is...

 

Gaming Today Long dead Skyrim mod Wyrmstooth returns with new dialogue

Wyrmstooth was one of the most popular mods for Skyrim, but was taken down in 2016 when it's creator, Jonx0r, decided to leave the modding scene and no longer wanted the mod to be supported. It seems that nearly 5 years later, he's had a change of heart, as the mod is now back, with new updates.The new updated version of the mod adds a new questline, complet...

 

Gaming Today Zombies mode could be heading to Call of Duty Warzone soon

It seems that Season 2 of Call of Duty Warzone may feature a Zombies mode, according to new information teased on Twitter, and is being hinted at by various sources.The Warzone Rumble Playlist also has a trial machine, found in the Verdansk Hospital Map, and was discovered by Twitter user Eric Maynard. This is the machine from Black Ops Cold War's Zombies mo...

 

Gaming Today Metro Exodus PC Enhanced Edition & Xbox Series/PS5 Details Announced

4A Games has dropped some details on the upcoming Enhanced Edition of Metro Exodus that is coming to PC and the PS5/Xbox Series family. Metro Exodus was one of the first triple A games to feature Ray Tracing in its PC version when it launched two years ago and last November, it was announced that the game would be coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S as part of...

 

Gaming Today Skyrim's amazing Enderal mod is coming to Special Edition

If there's one issue with Skyrim Special Edition that is still not fully resolves, it's the sometimes broken compatibility with mods for the original Skyrim release. Thankfully, one of Skyrim's biggest and most popular mods is now getting ported to Special Edition, with Enderal making it's way to the updated version of the game.The team behind the mod, SureA...

 

Gaming Today Digital Extremes posts new Warframe spring update preview

If you're looking forward to the new content updates for Warframe coming this Spring, then you'll want to check out this new preview that developer Digital Extremes released yesterday, which showcases some of the new events and the new storyline that will be heading to the game. First up will be the Call of Tempestarii event and will see players enter areas...

 

Gaming Today Boost performance in Valheim using this simple tweak

While it's fair to say Valheim isn't a bad performing game, not by a long shot, some players will be struggling to maintain that 60 fps sweet spot on mid to low-end hardware. Thankfully, one clever user known as RustyB3ans on the Valheim subreddit has found a nice, simple tweak that can boost performance by a good 20 to 30 fps, depending on your config. It's...

 

Gaming Today Nvidia has a huge lead over AMD in 3DMark's latest benchmarking tool

3D Mark has released a brand new benchmarking test for the latest generation of graphics cards, something that has been needed since the release of the RTX 3080 last year, and it seems that Nvidia still has the lead over AMD in terms of performance, at least in this particular case.The new 3DMark benchmark has support for the latest DirectX 12 Ultimate featu...

 

Gaming Today No, 343 Industries won't be returning to Halo Wars 2

Halo Wars 2, for those who don't remember, was originally released back in 2017, and despite seeing some success didn't become the hit people expected, struggling to carve a niche in a crowded RTS market. Aimed more at console and casual RTS players, who may be more fans of the Halo universe then they are of the genre, it struggled to maintain a strong playe...