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TGS 2021 returns in September as an online show

Event to take place between September 30 and October 3.The Tokyo Game Show is once again going to be an online event.That’s according to Gematsu, which reports that the industry conference is going to be held digitally between September 30 and October 3. Show organisers previously said that the event would return to being a physical event last year, when they boasted of the 31.6 million people who tuned in to TGS 2020 Online, but the...

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Modders immortalise Suez Canal boat in Microsoft Flight Simulator

We’re sure some people would rather forget this ever happened.The Ever Given might no longer be blocking the Suez Canal, but the super-sized cargo ship’s disastrous week lives on in Microsoft Fight Simulator.As spotted by Eurogamer, modder FlyBoyRez1 – inspired by Zepingouin35 – has created the Suez Traffic Jam mod for the sim title, which unsurprisingly recreates the aforementioned incident by blocking up the Suez Canal with a...

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Josef Fares’ infamous “Fuck the Oscars” rant hidden in It Takes Two

The game director’s outburst has been immortalised in his latest release.Game director Josef Fares’ speech railing against the Oscars has been included as an Easter egg in his new title, It Takes Two.As reported by Kotaku, the profanity-heavy rant was discovered by players following the game’s release last week and can be seen in all its, er, glory in the above video.This took place at The Game Awards back in 2017, when Fares...

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GamesMaster book has some pretty wild Kickstarter rewards

The campaign has already successfully met its funding goal.A book about the UK TV show GamesMaster has taken to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter and has some rather strange rewards.The GamesMaster: The Oral History campaign went live yesterday, March 25, and has already hit its £45,000 funding goal; at the time of writing is at £47,658. But as well as the typical slew of rewards for higher contributions on Kickstarter, this campaign...

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Naraka: Bladepoint open beta debuts soon, so here’s some gameplay

Between April 23 and 25, people from around the world will be able to check out the title.An open beta for the upcoming multiplayer combat title Naraka: Bladepoint is being rolled out shortly.In a news post on Steam, Chinese developer 24 Entertainment revealed that folks from around the world will be able to try out the 60-player sword combat battle royale romp between April 23 and 25. This comes in the wake of closed betas in both...

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Here’s the first look at Lord of the Rings: Gollum gameplay

Features the titular character sneaking around literal evil.We’ve had our first look at the gameplay for the upcoming Lord of the Rings: Gollum.A trailer for the title (above) was rolled out during GamesRadar+’s Future Games Show Spring Showcase, and depicts the titular character’s escape from the fortress of Barad Dur in Mordor. Lord of the Rings nerds will remember that this is where Gollum was taken by the forces of big bad...

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Mortal Kombat film director says violence is pushed “right to the limit”

Gore and brutality? In Mortal Kombat? Are you sure?The upcoming Mortal Kombat movie apparently goes “right to the limit” of what it can get away with in terms of violence.That’s according to director Simon McQuoid, who told SFX Magazine – as reported by GamesRadar – that it takes its R rating seriously. Apparently, there’s stuff like someone ripping a foe’s heart out. You know, normal, cool stuff.“We wanted to push the...

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Report: New Nintendo Switch model could use Nvidia’s Ada Lovelace GPU

This would likely give the machine its apparent DLSS capabilities. The rumoured new Nintendo Switch model might be using Nvidia’s powerful new Ada Lovelace GPU architecture.That’s according to leaker Kopite7kimi, who posted on Twitter the word “ada” in response to a story about the aforementioned new version of Nintendo’s console. This is likely a reference to Nvidia’s upcoming new GPU architecture, named after Ada...