Author: Callum Jones

Journalism student at the University of Worcester. Nottingham Forest supporter and avid gamer.

Digital Event Ubisoft Forward Returns for E3 2021 Cover

Digital Event Ubisoft Forward Returns for E3 2021

Ubisoft Forward returns this June as part of the E3 2021 digital live stream. The announcement has not given any indication of the franchises that Ubisoft may showcase. Far Cry 6 and Prince of Persia: Sands of Time are a good bet amongst fa...

PlayStation Published MLB The Show 21 Coming To Xbox Game Pass on Day One

Microsoft has announced that MLB The Show 21 will launch into Game Pass on April 20th (the day it releases worldwide). The news has come as a huge surprise to the gaming community as The Show is still published by Sony. Xbox Game Pass conti...

Three New Maps Added to 2019's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Three New Maps Added To 2019’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

In a somewhat surprising update, Infinity Ward and Activision have added three new multiplayer maps to Modern Warfare, with one classic returning. Activision has not released any patch notes for this update, with social channels such as Cal...

Wreckfest Upgrade for PS5 Will Not Be Free

Wreckfest Upgrade for PS5 Will Not Be Free

2014's Wreckfest will be receiving a PS5 upgrade this summer but will not be free for players who have previously bought the game. PlayStation gamers are questioning the decision as the Xbox Series X upgrade is free of charge. Wreckfest add...

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Creative Director Leaves Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Narrative Director Leaves Ubisoft

Darby McDevitt, narrative director on Assassin's Creed Valhalla and other AC titles, is leaving Ubisoft. The veteran writer announced his departure on Twitter, with the news coming as a shock to fans. Without McDevitt as a lead for the game...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Tops UK Charts One Year After Its Release Cover

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Tops UK Charts One Year After Its Release

One year on from release, Animal Crossing: New Horizons continues to perform extremely well in the UK charts, topping it for the week ending 20th March. In the stats gathered by GfK, on behalf of Ukie, Grand Theft Auto V is the fifth best s...

Sony Announces New Controller for Upcoming PSVR 2 on PlayStation 5 cover

Sony Announces New Controller for Upcoming PSVR V2 on PlayStation 5

When PSVR V2 is unleashed into the wild, it will be accompanied by a new controller. The new pad, which was announced today, will include features such as the haptic feedback and adaptive triggers that are on the PlayStation 5 wireless cont...

Tiger Woods Returns to Front PGA Tour Series After Deal Agreed With 2K

Tiger Woods is back forefronting the PGA Tour series after nearly a decade since the golfing legend ended his partnership with then developer EA. 2K are delighted to have Woods on board after reviving the PGA Tour franchise last year. An an...

New Update for Watch Dogs: Legion Will Include Cross-Play and Cross-Generation Play Cover

New Update for Watch Dogs: Legion Will Include Cross-Play and Cross-Generation Play

In an upcoming update, cross-play and cross-generational play will be added to Watch Dogs: Legion online mode, Ubisoft has confirmed. Fans of DeadSec will welcome the news just days after the online mode was delayed on PC. Legion originally...

Forza Horizon 4 most played racing

Forza Horizon 4 Is One of the Most-Played Racing Games on Steam After Just 24 Hours

Within 24 hours of release, Forza Horizon 4 has become one of the most-played racing games ever on Steam. In a post released by the Forza Horizon Twitter account, they thanked fans for their support. Horizon 4 originally released in 2018 on...

Days Gone Coming To PC This Spring

Days Gone Coming To PC This Spring

PlayStation boss Jim Ryan has confirmed that Sony Bend's Days Gone is heading to PC this spring! It will be the first of many PlayStation Studios' titles to hit the Platform in 2021. Days Gone originally released on the PS4 in 2019. Days ...

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Season Two Roadmap Revealed

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Season Two Roadmap Revealed

Season Two hits Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War next week with free content available for players. Treyarch's new content drop includes four new Multiplayer maps, six new weapons and a lot more for fans to unlock. A brand new Zombies exper...

Crash Bandicoot 4 It's About time

Crash Bandicoot 4 Coming To PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and Switch This March

Activision and Toys for Bob have announced that Crash 4: It's About Time will come to the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series consoles, and Nintendo Switch this March! The new version will take full advantage of what next-gen has to offer. The PS4 a...

Grand Theft Auto V Has Sold 140 million copies

Grand Theft Auto V Has Now Sold 140 Million Copies

Grand Theft Auto V has hit yet another milestone with 140 million copies sold worldwide. 2020 was the best year yet for the game since releasing in 2013. Rockstar is not slowing down on support, with new online experiences releasing and the...

EA announces new Studio Full Circle, Tasked With The Return of Skate

EA Announces New Studio Full Circle, Tasked With The Return of Skate

Full Circle is a new EA studio in Canada being tasked with the much-anticipated return of skateboarding classic Skate. Veteran developers will move over to the new studio to continue on the series. The return of Skate was finally confirmed,...

Hogwarts Legacy delayed to 2022

Hogwarts Legacy Delayed To 2022

Hogwarts Legacy - the spin-off Harry Potter RPG which was originally due for release later this year will now get into the hands of fans in 2022. The game was first revealed at a PlayStation 5 reveal event in September 2020. Hogwarts Legacy...

GTA 5 Mod Turns Los Santos Into Night City

A new GTA V mod created by Twitter user OlegTemple adds the Cyberpunk 2077 region Night City into parts of Los Santos. The mod is downloadable for Grand Theft Auto V players on PC, with more improvements coming soon. Cyberpunk 2077 released...

The First PlayStation Plus Games of 2021 Have Been Announced

PlayStation Plus gets off to a great start in 2021 with January's free games - Maneater, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and Greedfall. All three games will be available to download for PlayStation players starting from next Tuesday (January 5th...

CD Projekt Ditches Dev Bonus Structure After Buggy Cyberpunk 2077 Launch

After a buggy launch of Cyberpunk 2077, executives at CD Projekt Red have changed their bonus structure for developers who worked on the game. Rather than securing a specific Metacritic, all developers will now receive a bonus no matter the...

PlayStation 5 Had The Biggest Console Launch Month In The U.S.

Sony was extremely successful in its month for the PlayStation 5, with the new console being the most successful in the United States during the first month it was on shelves. Stock of the PlayStation 5 currently remains limited, with not m...

New Study Finds Playing Video Games Can Be Good For Your Mental Health

Research conducted at the University of Oxford has suggested that playing video games can positively affect our mental health. The study, which involved over 3,000 gamers used playtime data for the first time. Previous studies have suggeste...

GTA Publisher Take-Two To Purchase Codemasters

Codemasters, the racing studio behind the official Formula 1 game, Dirt and Grid are being acquired by Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two. The deal will be worth just under $1bn and is expected to be finalised in the early part of next yea...

The Controversial Next-Gen Version of Control Delayed To 2021

The much-divisive next-gen version of Control has been delayed till early 2021. Since its announcement earlier this year, Remedy has come under huge fire due to them deciding against a free next-gen upgrade. The Control Ultimate Edition wil...

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Will Have A PlayStation Exclusive Mode

To the disappointment of Xbox and PC players, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War's Onslaught mode will be a timed exclusive for the PlayStation platform. The recently announced mode will see you and a friend tackle waves of zombie enemies on ...

Cross-Play And Cross-Progression Coming To Ubisoft Games Via New Ubisoft Connect Service

Worried about the progress of your Ubisoft games not carrying over to next-gen? Fear not. Ubisoft Connect is a new service that introduces cross-progression and cross-play to Ubisoft titles. The new service launches next week, just in time ...

Black Ops Cold War Beta Extended

The open beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War has been extended by a further 24 hours allowing players to grind the game for the final time before the full release next month. Over Weekend 2, Treyarch and Raven have increased the level...

PS4 System Software 8.00 Out Today

Sony is releasing system software update 8.00 for the PS4 with many of its new features carrying over to the PS5 when the console launches next month. Improvements have been made to parties and messages alongside new parental controls. The ...

Watch Dogs: Legion Post Launch Roadmap Revealed

Ubisoft has detailed the content that will be available post-launch for Watch Dogs: Legion, which is out later this month. Season pass owners will see the return of the infamous Aiden Pearce from the original Watch Dogs whilst all players w...

Festival Of The Lost Returns For All Destiny 2 Players Next Week

The festival of the lost event returns in Destiny 2 next week bringing with it new rewards for guardians to earn. The Day of the Dead celebration will run from October 6 to November 3. Beyond Light - the next big expansion for Destiny 2 wil...

Football Manager 2021 Announced For Xbox And PC

Football Manager 2021 Announced For Xbox And PC

After Thirteen years away, Football manager returns to Xbox later this year with Football Manager 2021. The Xbox Version will release a month later than the PC version in December. FM Touch also returns in the later part of the year on Nint...

Series Two Of Podium Pass Now Available in F1 2020

Series two of the podium pass for F1 2020 is finally here! The new pass will include new unlockables for players to earn including car liveries and emotes. In a statement, Codemasters say series one was "very well received" by players. T...

The Witcher 3 Is Coming To PS5 & Xbox Series X

After first releasing in 2015, CD Projekt Red are releasing a new version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for the PS5 & Xbox Series X. The original title was a huge success when it released on PS4, Xbox One and PC with the latter version sittin...

Ubisoft’s Gods & Monsters Set For New Name

The title behind the Assassin's Creed Odyssey developers Gods & Monsters is set to have a new name. According to a Taiwan game rating committee, it will now be called Immortals: Fenyx Rising. We will likely hear more at the next Ubisoft For...

Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War Cover Art Revealed

As we await the reveal for next week, Activision has revealed the cover art for this year's Call of Duty game Black Ops Cold War. The cover showcases the factions we will play as in the Cold War shooter and some of the propaganda that might...

FIFA 21 Will Not Support Cross-Play, EA Confirms

In somewhat surprising news, EA has confirmed that FIFA 21 will not support cross-play. After the news a few weeks ago that fellow EA title Need for Speed Heat was introducing the feature, FIFA fans thought it was only a matter of time. FIF...

Listing For Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered Appears On Amazon UK

The heavily rumoured Need for Speed Hot Pursuit: Remastered has appeared on an Amazon UK listing. Since early this year, EA has teased remastering some of its favourite franchises, and Need for Speed looks set to be the first. An announceme...

Why Call of Duty Should Take A Year Off in 2021

With the success of Warzone alongside over factors, Call of Duty should take a year off in 2021. A new Call of Duty game has already been confirmed to be coming in 2020 from Treyarch and Raven. Activision has released a new Call of Duty gam...

Halo Infinite Delayed To 2021

Despite initial resistance, Xbox and 343 have decided to delay Halo Infinite to 2021. Infinite was due to be a launch title for the Xbox Series X; however, more time is needed to polish the game. Microsoft is now in a bit of a predicament w...

The Elder Scrolls Online And Doom Eternal To Get Free PS5 & Xbox Series X Upgrade

The Elder Scrolls Online and Doom Eternal players on PS4 and Xbox One will receive a free upgrade to the PS5 or Xbox Series X version when the next-gen version's release. Bethesda has promised this won't be the first games to take advantage...

Season Five Now Live In Modern Warfare And Warzone

Season Five for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone is now live bringing multiple new content to the game. The new additions include changes to locations in Verdansk as well as new multiplayer maps and weapons. New content will also be...

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