It's been a topsy turvy week for Grand Theft Auto fans. The headline news was mainly focussed on several 'leaks' that claimed to be the first look images of GTA 6. As you might expect, fans were treated to some blurry, off-center images which showed practically no details whatsoever. You might liken it to just concept art. But the truth is, it was nothing more than big fat fakes, with fans eventually discovering that one of the images - of a man from behind - was actually from another piece of work. If you want to know more. Simply follow the link for more details courtesy of YouTuber MrBossFTW. There was another image too, intended to look like early gameplay, but again, from what we can tell there's several factors which make you want to divebomb into the biggest pile of salt to even consider the image being real. So, that's the bad news for Rockstar fans this week, we suppose. But don't worry there is more news that gives Rockstar fans a reason to be cheerful. Unfortunately, it's … [Read more...] about Rockstar Games next project confirmed, but it won’t be GTA 6
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opinion Greg Toppo Opinion contributor Published 4:00 AM EDT Aug 11, 2019 You won't find violent video game displays at Walmart anymore. Late last week the company announced it is removing them from stores. This came after President Donald Trump, commenting on the Dayton and El Paso shootings, complained from the White House about “gruesome and grisly video games that are now commonplace” and surround troubled youth with a culture that celebrates violence. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, meanwhile, told Fox News he has always felt violent games present “a problem for future generations and others.” Would someone please point out to our leaders — neither of whom cited actual evidence — that they are more than a decade behind the scientific consensus? There is no solid evidence that video games, violent or otherwise, lead to actual, real-world violence by the people who play the. (For the … [Read more...] about Video games don’t cause mass shootings, Trump must face facts
President Donald Trump said the video game industry is partially to blame for the El Paso massacre, claiming that games glorify violence. Some gaming company stocks lost as much as 6% of their value on Monday before stabilizing on Tuesday.However, there's no research that links gun violence to video games, video game company and some independent research suggest.In the aftermath of Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, President Donald Trump placed blame on video game makers, seeking to link games like "Call of Duty" with a rise in gun violence. Fears of a backlash against the industry sent shares of game developers tumbling on Monday While gaming companies recovered some that lost ground on Tuesday, with "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard rising in early afternoon trading after losing 6% of its value on Monday, the questions facing the industry may not disappear as quickly. Other video game makers saw their stocks slide Monday, including Take-Two Interactive, the maker of … [Read more...] about Video game makers face backlash after El Paso shooting
Watch Dogs Legion British politics has now well and truly seeped into the cultural groundwater. According to the game’s French publisher Ubisoft, the latest entry in the Watch Dogs series is set in a dystopian vision of “post-Brexit” London. The Grand Theft Auto-alike allows you to freely drive and roam around a near-future version of the capital, in which advanced surveillance technology has been used to George Orwell the place up a bit. You’re part of the hacker resistance, able to recruit members of the British public to join your ranks. In practice this means you can take control of anyone you see, from random pedestrians to little old ladies waiting for the bus, and have them enthusiastically hurl themselves into danger with the goal of freeing the city from the clutches of the tactfully-left-nameless authoritarian regime.Out March 2020, Ubisoft Doom Eternal While other franchises have matured, adding characterisation, branching storylines and settings that … [Read more...] about E3 2019: The biggest games, trailers and announcements
Mike Snider USA TODAY Published 12:17 PM EDT Jun 8, 2019 Video games are following data and video into the cloud. Google, which has already announced its Stadia game streaming service will be available in November, will be showing that off at his year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), which begins Saturday in Los Angeles. Microsoft is expected Sunday to reveal more about its own xCloud game platform, also being developed to deliver games via the cloud. Sony is partnering with Microsoft to augment its own cloud gaming strategy. Amazon and Apple are also developing online game services, too. Cloud gaming is about to get super-sized with these multiple entrants jockeying to deliver pristine 4K-quality games on broadband networks, without the need of a set-top box tricked out with all the workings of a PC to store the game. How do robocallers get my number?: 5 ways to avoid being put on robocall lists Augmented reality: Apple triples down on AR, but it will be a tough … [Read more...] about E3 2019: Will players follow video games to the cloud?