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Koch Media and Metro Publisher Deep Silver Acquired by THQ Nordic; At Least 2 Unannounced AAA Titles In Development

THQ Nordic has acquired German media company Koch Media and its gaming division Deep Silver, the Austrian publisher has announced. The purchase was announced through an official press release from THQ Nordic.  “THQ Nordic has entered into an agreement to acquire Koch Media GmbH, including, inter alia, the games developer and publisher Deep Silver with …

Rare: Sea of Thieves Map Size Is Linked To The Frequency of Encounters; Ship Numbers per World Might Increase

Talking to Windows Central, though, Rare’s Executive Producer Joe Neate revealed some newsworthy details on how the map size in Sea of Thieves is intrinsically connected to the frequency of encounters with other player ships. In other games, you see developers bolting on new pieces as time goes on, but for us, the world size …

Spyro the Dragon Trilogy Remaster Reportedly Coming to PS4 This Year

Following the success of last year’s Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy collection, there have been murmurs Activision is planning to revive another late-90s platformer icon, Spyro the Dragon. Activision has yet to officially confirm anything, but reliable industry insider Laura Kate Dale is reporting that a Spyro the Dragon Trilogy remaster is indeed in the works. …

NVIDIA’s Next Generation ‘Turing’ GPU Launching Next Month According To Reuters

Just days after the “Ampere” code-name surfaced, we have another one, and this time from a much credible source: Reuters. What is particularly interesting is that this news comes just around the time the Ampere code-name leaked out putting things into a very interesting fray of rumor and speculation. Does this mean that the ‘Ampere’ …

Loot Box Laws Proposed in Hawaii, Could Restrict Access to Those 21 or Older

Controversy over the implementation of loot boxes in games like Star Wars Battlefront II and Middle-earth: Shadow of War has died down recently, but the video game industry is far from in the clear. Late last year, Hawaii state representative Chris Lee spoke out against “predatory” loot box schemes, and promised to introduce legislation to …

Devil May Cry HD Collection Trailer Drops, Original DmC to be Free with Twitch Prime

Capcom recently announced Devil May Cry HD Collection was on its way to current-gen platforms, and now you can see what Dante’s classic adventures look like on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 via a suitably stylish new trailer. Check it out, below. Devil May Cry HD Collection was originally released in 2012 on Xbox 360 and …

Sea of Thieves PC Target Specs Revealed from 540P@30 to 4K@60

With the March 20th Sea of Thieves release date now only five weeks away, Rare shared the detailed specifications depending on your target resolution and frame rate, scaling all the way from 540P@30FPS (yes, that’s not a typo, though apparently they upped the frame rate from their previous 540P@15FPS target) to 2160P, or 4K, and …

ASUS to Launch Gaming Smartphone to Take on the Razer Phone and Countless Others

Similar to the Razer Phone, ASUS has also been reported to unveil a gaming-centered smartphone that will be able to offer exceptional performance while engaged in demanding Android-based gaming titles. The Taiwanese manufacturer is expected to make an appearance during the MWC 2018 trade show, and it is possible that the device is showcased at …

Street Fighter V Shows Off the Long-Awaited Blanka in an Electric Trailer

Street Fighter V finally adds good ol’ dependable Blanka to its roster this month and Capcom has released a trailer, which shows off some of the green guy’s new moves. You can check out the trailer and a quick Blanka bio, below. “First appearing in Street Fighter II, Blanka (birth name, Jimmy), survived a plane crash …

Fresh, Alleged Future Patent Filing For Samsung Galaxy Note9 Highlights Virtual Fingerprint Recognition; With Detailed Specifications

We’ve got an interesting leak today, just in time before Samsung launches the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. As expected, true upgrades will follow the company’s updated product cycle. Since the Galaxy Note7, Samsung Mobile introduces features first on the larger screen. Today, we’ve got more details which claim that virtual fingerprint recognition will finally …