Payday 3 removes DENUVO days ahead of its launch

At this point, removing Denuvo, even if it doesn’t have performance benefits, is a way to curry favor with the PC community. Snapshot Starbreeze has announced that it will not include the controversial Denuvo DRM system in Payday 3. Payday 3, being an always-online title, made Denuvo seem unnecessary and possibly costly to many. Still, the decision has been celebrated by fans ahead of Payday 3’s release on September 21.

Cult of the Lamb developer has taken a bold stand against new Unity policy

Snapshot Unity has announced a significant policy change, introducing a ‘Unity Runtime Fee’ for game installations, starting from January 1, 2024. High-profile developers, including Massive Monster (Cult of the Lamb), InnerSloth (Among Us), and Mega Crit (Slay the Spire), have voiced their concerns and are considering alternative game engines. Cult of the Lamb will be deleted by its developer on January 1. This policy change has raised questions about Unity’s

Unity executives, including the CEO, sold shares prior to the recent controversial announcement

Snapshot Unity faces developer backlash over its controversial runtime fee announcement, causing a significant shift in sentiment against the company. Top Unity officials, including the CEO, sold shares just days before the fee announcement, leading to concerns about the company’s future. Unity’s attempts to address developer concerns have failed. Developers are considering removing their games from the store to avoid the per-installation fee. Unity is getting into more and more

How many suits are available in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2?

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is building on everything that the first two games did right, including the number of suits available to each of the Spider-Man. Snapshot Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 picks up following the events of Marvel’s Spider-Man and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales. The sequel features a New York City that’s twice as large, with over 65 Spider suits available for customization, allowing for over 200 unique looks. The first-party PlayStation

Konami is working on a new Contra game

The re-imagining of the OG Contra lets up to four players work together to complete the game. Snapshot Konami is reviving the iconic ’80s run-and-gun game, Contra, under a name that’s set for release in 2024. Contra: Operation Galuga will maintain the game’s essence while introducing modern features. Konami’s decision to reboot Contra aligns with their interest in reviving some of its classic franchises. The beloved run-and-gun action game Contra

The new F-Zero game is real and it’s out on the Nintendo Switch now

F-Zero 99 is lowkey Nintendo’s way of reminding everyone that it hasn’t forgotten about the franchise yet. Nintendo, the massive gaming company with an abundance of legendary properties, has just revived another beloved franchise with a new spin. Fans of the fast-paced racing series “F-Zero” are finally getting a new game after over 20 years of waiting. Presenting “F-Zero 99,” the most recent installment in the “99” battle royale game

InnerSloth confirms new Among Us map at Nintendo Direct

A new Among Us map was definitely not on anyone’s bingo card ahead of the Nintendo Direct showcase. Snapshot Among Us has announced a new update featuring a unique map, the Fungle, that will be released in October. The Fungle introduces new tasks and challenges themed around the island environment. The update will be available across all platforms where Among Us is playable, ensuring all players can explore the new

The new Princess Peach game is giving off serious Barbie vibes

Princess Peach will literally wear many different hats in her upcoming solo outing. Nintendo has unveiled Princess Peach: Showtime!, the latest installment of the iconic damsel in distress franchise. The latest trailer provides fans with an in-depth glimpse into the adventure awaiting the iconic princess. As part of the most recent Nintendo Direct, a captivating and colorful story that will launch on the Nintendo Switch on March 22, 2024, was

Immortals of Aveum studio forced to lay-off employees following lackluster launch

When will the video game industry learn that just because a game looks good, doesn’t mean it can get away with murder. On August 22, Ascendant Studios’ game Immortals of Aveum, which was released by EA under the EA Originals label, was released for the PC, Xbox Series S/X, and PlayStation 5. It aimed to subvert the conventional first-person shooter genre by substituting a variety of magical attacks for firearms.

Authorities are investigating death threats sent against Unity employees

Unity’s CEO is the same guy who once thought of charging users to get faster reloads in Battlefield during his tenure with Electronic Arts. Snapshot Unity Technologies recently closed its Austin and San Francisco offices due to a credible death threat. This model, set to start in 2024, faced criticism for its potential negative impact on developers. The incident highlights the importance of clear communication and understanding stakeholder impact for