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Xbox and PC players can’t disable crossplay in Modern Warfare 2

Xbox and PC players have found their ability to disable crossplay in Modern Warfare 2 has disappeared. The crossplay toggle allows players to choose whether they matchmake with players from other platforms. Console players tend to disable crossplay to avoid matching against PC players using keyboard and mouse or may be hacking. On the flip […]

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Frontier ending support for F1 Manager 2022 less than two months after release

Frontier has announced it is ending post-launch support for its inaugural F1 Manager sim less than two months after release, saying its next patch will be the game’s last major update as it moves staff elsewhere to “ensure upcoming F1 Manager projects realise their potential”. F1 Manager 2022, which launched at the end of August, […]

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Steam’s Big Picture mode finally gets its long-promised Steam Deck UI overhaul

10 years after its introduction, Steam’s Big Picture mode has received a long overdue overhaul, with Valve finally making good on last year’s promise to replace the ageing UI with its decidedly more modern Steam Deck interface – albeit initially only for testing prior to a general release. Steam’s Big Picture mode first surfaced back […]

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Netflix’s Sonic Prime animated series gets December release date

It’s all looking a bit Sonic the Hedgehog as the year nears its end; not only does the blue streak make his video game return next month in Sonic Frontiers, Netflix has confirmed its 3D animated series Sonic Prime is hitting the streaming service on Thursday, 15th December. Sonic Prime was announced last February, after […]

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Gotham Knights PC: can its severe problems explain poor console performance?

Gotham Knight’s performance woes on consoles continue to cause controversy, with many worried that it’s the first title to signal a resurgence in 30fps gaming for the latest console hardware. The PC version – with its adjustable settings, hardware monitoring and the ability to switch out hardware – allows us to pick apart the issues, […]

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Five years later, sci-fi apocalypse adventure Somerville has a release date

Five years after developer Jumpship formally unveiled its side-scrolling sci-fi apocalypse adventure Somerville, a release is in sight, with the studio having somewhat unexpectedly announced a 15th November launch on Xbox One and PC earlier today. Jumpship is an independent studio founded by film animator Chris Olsen in collaboration with Dino Patti, co-founder and former […]

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EA confirms it won’t stop physical distribution of games in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

EA has confirmed it won’t be stopping distribution of physical products across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Reports have emerged that EA would no longer distribute physical games in German-speaking countries, according to its latest annual report. However, it seems this was misinterpreted as EA confirms this is incorrect. “We have not stopped physical distribution of […]