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Cyberpunk 2077 release pushed back

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Cyberpunk 2077 release pushed back

CD Projekt Red as today announced that the eagerly awaited release of Cyberpunk 2077 has been has been pushed from April to September 17.

The studio posted about the delay on it's Twitter account, stating "We are currently at a stage where the game is complete and playable, but there's still work to be done. Night City is massive - full of stories, content, and places to visit, but due to the sheer scale and complexity of it all, we need more time to finish playtesting, fixing and polishing."

It's unfortunate to see one of the year's biggest titles delayed, but I'll take a delay over an unpolished game any day. The studio has soaring player expectations to live up to with the upcoming first-person RPG, so here's hoping this is the last delay we see for what will surely be a phenomenal last hurrah for the current-gen.

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BioShock: The Collection rated for Nintendo Switch

BioShock: The Collection rated for Nintendo Switch

A new filing from the Taiwanese ratings board indicates that a BioShock collection could be on its way to the Nintendo Switch.

First spotted by Loot Pots, the Switch ratings filed are for BioShock Remastered, BioShock 2 Remastered, and BioShock Infinite: The Complete Edition, as well as a collection comprised of all three titles.

There's been no official announcement by 2K Games, but given the publisher just opened a new studio and tasked it with developing the next in the franchise... a Switch port is a pretty safe bet.

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Disintegration multiplayer Beta coming soon

Disintegration multiplayer Beta coming soon

The co-creator of Halo, Marcus Lehto has a new first-person shooter, titled Disintegration set to arrive some time this year. As is customary for multiplayer shooters, the game will receive a closed Beta towards the end of this month.

Developer V1 Interactive announced that the closed Beta for Disintegration will commence on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 28 from 8 am PT to 11:59 pm PT and Wednesday, January 29 from 8 am PT to 11:59 pm PT.

We won't have to wait long for the public Beta, which will begin on January 31 and end on February 1. During this time players on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will have access to two of the multiplayer modes coming to the game at launch.

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Doom Eternal's latest trailer is full of demonic carnage

Doom Eternal's latest trailer is full of demonic carnage

The latest trailer for Doom Eternal is packed full of guns, demons, and metal music – but also shows off some new gameplay mechanics.

While we've previously seen shiny new additions like the Doom Slayer's grappling ability and a wicked sword, it looks like we'll be able to rain down airstrikes and set up blast shields as well.

2016's Doom was a breath of fresh air in the franchise, bringing back the frenetic pace and over-the-top gore that left many anticipating its follow up.

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Square Enix delays FFVII Remake and Marvel's Avengers

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Square Enix delays FFVII Remake and Marvel's Avengers

Two of Square Enix's biggest upcoming games, Final Fantasy VII: Remake and Marvel's Avengers have been delayed.

Final Fantasy VII: Remake will now release on April 10, 2020 while Marvel's Avengers has been pushed to September 4. The two games were originally slated to release on March 3 and May 15 respectively.

"We know that so many of you are looking forward to the release of Final Fantasy 7 Remake and have been waiting patiently to experience what we have been working on," said producer Yoshinori Kitase.

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Sony to skip E3 for the second year in a row

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Sony to skip E3 for the second year in a row

Sony has confirmed it will not be attending the Electronic Entertainment Expo again this year.

Last year's lack of attendance was explained as the company wanting to explore "new ways to engage with fans," although many thought PlayStation would return to share details on the upcoming release of the PlayStation 5.

"After thorough evaluation SIE has decided not to participate in E3 2020," a spokesperson told Games Industry.

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Xbox's first Series X games will be cross-gen releases

Xbox's first Series X games will be cross-gen releases

While the Series X is set to release by the end of this year, Microsoft won't be showing its predecessor the door just yet.

In a new interview with MCV, Xbox Game Studios head Matt Booty spoke about plans to make upcoming software releases both backwards and forwards compatible.

"As our content comes out over the next year, two years, all of our games, sort of like PC, will play up and down that family of devices," said Booty.

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Pokemon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass is on the way

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Pokemon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass is on the way

The latest Nintendo Direct has announced new content coming to Pokemon Sword and Shield in the form of an Expansion Pass.

In addition to offering new stories to the Sword and Shield games, the expansion pass will introduce more than 200 existing Pokemon that are yet to be seen in the Galar region.

The choice to offer an expansion pass bucks the trend of Pokemon games, which have traditionally released a third game set in the same region – forcing many players to start from scratch. All content releasing from the pass will be playable within existing game saves.

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New Switch model likely releasing this year

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New Switch model likely releasing this year

Following rumours and the 2019 release of the Nintendo Switch Lite, the Taiwanese publication DigiTimes has reported that Nintendo plans to commence production of an all-new Switch model in the first quarter of this year, with a "mid-2020" release.

The report states that Nintendo plans to implement an alloy body as opposed to the plastic body of the Switch and Switch Lite. The new model is also said to feature an upgraded CPU, providing the handheld with more power than that of the previous two consoles.

Nintendo is notorious for releasing multiple versions of their handheld consoles, and rumours of Switch Pro have been circulating for the better part of a year, so it's probably safe to assume this news is accurate.

Friday 17 January

Cyberpunk 2077 release pushed back
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Cyberpunk 2077 release pushed back
Still slated for current-gen
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Thursday 16 January

BioShock: The Collection rated for Nintendo Switch
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BioShock: The Collection rated for Nintendo Switch
Is a man not entitled to a Switch port?
Disintegration multiplayer Beta coming soon
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Disintegration multiplayer Beta coming soon
Coming to PC, PlayStation 4 & Xbox One
Doom Eternal's latest trailer is full of demonic carnage
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Doom Eternal's latest trailer is full of demonic carnage
What else did you expect?

Wednesday 15 January

Win 1 of 6 Double Movie Passes to Underwater
Competition
Win 1 of 6 Double Movie Passes to Underwater
In Cinemas January 23
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Tuesday 14 January

Sony to skip E3 for the second year in a row
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Sony to skip E3 for the second year in a row
Probably nothing to announce.
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Monday 13 January

Xbox's first Series X games will be cross-gen releases
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Xbox's first Series X games will be cross-gen releases
An end to exclusivity

Friday 10 January

Wednesday 8 January

WoW: Battle for Azeroth Interview
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WoW: Battle for Azeroth Interview
Bringing BfA to a close

Tuesday 7 January

New Switch model likely releasing this year
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New Switch model likely releasing this year
Production said to begin soon
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Monday 6 January

Monday 23 December 2019

CD Projekt reaches new agreement with Witcher author
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CD Projekt reaches new agreement with Witcher author
Signs look good for future games
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Thursday 19 December 2019

The Gameplanet Team pick their top games of 2019
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The Gameplanet Team pick their top games of 2019
Some of our writers pick their top titles from an excellent year!
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Warcraft III: Reforged release slips into early 2020
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Warcraft III: Reforged release slips into early 2020
Stoking the forge.

Wednesday 18 December 2019

Friday 13 December 2019

The Wolf Among Us 2 is back from the dead
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The Wolf Among Us 2 is back from the dead
Bigby is back baby!
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Newly formed WolfEye Studios reveal Weird West
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Newly formed WolfEye Studios reveal Weird West
Former Prey devs try their hand at a western-fantasy ARPG
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Xbox Scarlett is officially called the Xbox Series X
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Xbox Scarlett is officially called the Xbox Series X
Hoiday 2020 release confirmed
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Watch the 2019 Game Awards here
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Watch the 2019 Game Awards here
What title will win the coveted GOTY award?
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Win a One Year Norton 360 Premium Subscription
Competition
Win a One Year Norton 360 Premium Subscription
Protect up to five devices from the online boogeymen.
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Thursday 12 December 2019

Battle Royale Mode Coming to... Forza Horizon 4
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Battle Royale Mode Coming to... Forza Horizon 4
Less boom, more vroom!
Sennheiser GSP 370 Wireless Headset Review
Review
Sennheiser GSP 370 Wireless Headset Review
Gaming Headsets have come a long way in recent years. How does the GSP 370 stack up?
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MLB: The Show to go multi-platform as soon as 2021
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MLB: The Show to go multi-platform as soon as 2021
"No more away games" - Phil Spencer

Wednesday 11 December 2019

Resident Evil 3 Remake confirmed with April release
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Resident Evil 3 Remake confirmed with April release
Who'd have seen this coming?
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New box art details Final Fantasy VII Remake's exclusivity
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New box art details Final Fantasy VII Remake's exclusivity
Charge that limit break a little longer.
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Tuesday 10 December 2019

Bayonetta and Vanquish bundle releasing next year
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Bayonetta and Vanquish bundle releasing next year
From hairy witches to knee-sliding soldiers
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Monday 9 December 2019

Darksiders Genesis PC Review
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Darksiders Genesis PC Review
Strife finally gets his chance to shine. Can he live up to the legacy laid down by his angry siblings?
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