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Owen S. Good

GTA Online publisher smacks down another cheat seller

2021-01-25T21:19:03Z
Luna Cheats, a popular cheat menu for Grand Theft Auto Online, is no longer available, and its maker has agreed to donate whatever they made from selling it to a charity chosen by Take-Two Interactive, GTA’s parent company.
Ryan Gilliam

Dragonlance authors confirm new novel trilogy after dismissing lawsuit

2021-01-25T20:41:03Z
The legal battle between Wizards of the Coast and Dragonlance authors Tracy Hickman and Margaret Weis is finally — hopefully — over. The authors dismissed their suit against the company and have resumed production on a new trilogy of Dragonlance books.
Cass Marshall

Fall Guys’ mid-season patch adds a new stage and penguin murder

2021-01-25T20:10:06Z
Fall Guy is in the middle of its winter-themed season, which means its time for the usual mid-season update. This update includes 40 changes to existing stages, one new stage, and the ability to throw the pegwins off the side of certain stages.
Cass Marshall

Sea of Thieves’ new mission could tease the game’s new big bad

2021-01-25T18:38:20Z
Rare has posted a new Sea of Thieves teaser that suggests the Grand Maritime Union may be involved in the game. A new Merchant Alliance quest asks players to check on shipwrecks and find the lost cargo, but who is attacking the ships? This mystery may be a central part of season one, as Rare switches to a new update schedule.
Owen S. Good

Reggie and gaming all-stars sit down for industry roundtable on Twitch

2021-01-25T17:21:03Z
Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo of America from 2006 to 2019, will join Jack Tretton (president, Sony Computer Entertainment America, 2008 to 2014) and Robbie Bach (president, Microsoft Entertainment & Devices until 2010) will be part of a roundtable discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 26 hosted by Twitch. The panel is at 6:30 p.m. EST.
Julia Lee

Pokémon Go player becomes world’s first to hit level 50

2021-01-25T17:00:00Z
FleeceKing has officially become the first Pokémon Go player to hit level 50, the game’s new max level.
Owen S. Good

Report: Diablo 2 remake in development at reorganized Blizzard

2021-01-25T16:06:40Z
Reports from Bloomberg and GamesIndustry.biz on Friday, Jan. 22 said that longtime Activision subsidiary Vicarious Visions has been merged into Blizzard Entertainment operations, and its staff is at work on a remake called Diablo 2: Resurrected.
Patricia Hernandez

Pokémon Company warns Sword and Shield hackers that they’ll get banned

2021-01-25T15:59:17Z
Anyone who is modifying their Pokémon Sword and Shield save data, especially if it happens to inconvenience or disturb the experience of others, can soon expect a ban from the game — if not barred from using things like Pokémon Home, too.
Austen Goslin

Cyber Shadow is an NES-style platformer without the frustration

2021-01-25T14:00:00Z
Published by Yacht Club Games, the studio behind Shovel Knight, Cyber Shadow is a new 2D action-platformer that brings a few modern improvements to the ultra-difficult games of the NES era. The game has a Jan. 26 release date on Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, Windows PC, and Xbox One.
Nicole Carpenter

The price of Microsoft Xbox Live Gold has gone up

2021-01-22T14:48:05Z
Microsoft is upping its price for its Xbox Live Gold membership, the company announced Friday. Prices will go up $1 a month for one-month memberships, and $5 a month for three-month memberships.