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Game News – Kindly Beast Lays Off 50 Employees Ahead of New Game Release

Ottawa-based developer Kindly Beast has laid off the majority of its staff. Prior to today, the company employed about 60 people, and the layoffs affected just under 50. Sources say that the employees were not given prior notification of these layoffs. While former employees note that Kindly Beast had a great deal of talent on their …

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Game News – Overwatch Halloween Terror 2019 Begins Tuesday Alongside Switch Launch

Blizzard’s recent run of controversy hasn’t dampened their Halloween spirit. Overwatch’s annual Halloween-themed event, “Halloween Terror,” begins tomorrow, October 15. This happens to be the same day the game launches on the Nintendo Switch. The Halloween Terror event will last until November 4th. Be reborn. 🙏 Overwatch Halloween Terror 2019 begins October 15. 🎃 👻 …

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Game News – Halo Infinite Lead Producer Has Now Left 343 Industries

A few months back, it was revealed that Halo Infinite Creative Director Tim Longo had departed from the studio. In his absence, Mary Olson was then promoted to Lead Producer for Infinite’s campaign team. A mere two months later though, and now Olson herself has also left 343 Industries. Olson’s move was spotted recently on her …

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Game News – WWE 2K20 Royal Rumble Gameplay Sees a Surprising Winner

There are many match types in WWE 2K20, but none put as many wrestlers in one ring as the Royal Rumble. The WWE 2K20 Royal Rumble gameplay video below doesn’t have the traditional amount of WWE Superstars running out to the squared circle, but it does give you a good look at some of the …

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Game News – WWE 2K20 Creative Director Explains the Split Between Yuke’s and Visual Concepts

Back in August, 2K announced that WWE 2K20 would be developed solely by Visual Concepts, ending their partnership with Yuke’s. While it may have been a shock for WWE 2K players initially, it was by no means a surprise. The wrestling game franchise has had its problems since WWE 2K15, with each entry improving on …

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Game News – WWE 2K20 MyCareer Story Mode Video Shows 15 Minutes of Gameplay

WWE 2K19 saw the MyCareer Story Mode had a more linear track with a fun and ridiculous story featuring your created Superstar, the brilliant Cole Quinn, and the WWE roster. The WWE 2K20 MyCareer Story Mode still maintains that goofy spirit, but brings both a male and female created characters to another wrestling tale. At …

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Game News – Henry Cavill Says He Was Living and Breathing The Witcher Before Being Cast in the Netflix Series

In a new interview with French magazine Premiere, Henry Cavill discusses The Witcher and how he was living and breathing The Witcher universe. “I discovered the games, then I discovered the books, and the universe of The Witcher instantly meant something to me,” says Cavill via a translation of the interview on Reddit. “I often thought …

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Game News – Double Trouble Adds Tons of New Content to the Advance Wars-Inspired Indie Hit

Chucklefish’s Advance Wars-inspired strategy game Wargroove was successful when it released for PC, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One back in February. The game has seen a healthy amount of post-launch support thus far, Chucklefish even brought the game to PS4, but its next content drop will be the biggest yet. Today, Chucklefish fully unveiled the …

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Game News – Final Fantasy Scenarist Kazushige Nojima Explains How FFVIII Was Influenced by FFVII’s Success

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Final Fantasy VIII, Weekly Famitsu October 24 2019 issue (released on October 10) included a long feature on Square Enix’s JRPG. The feature included a long interview with Kazushige Nojima, who worked as a scenarist on multiple Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts games. He’s also one of the scenarists on …

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Game News – WWE 2K20 Gameplay Brings Back Big Heads to the Game

The WWE 2K series is known to be an amalgamation of simulation and arcade stylings. It always tries to bring a true representation of a WWE match while maintaining fun gameplay. However, there are always some goofy and zany features in each entry, one of which is the big head mode. You can see this …

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