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Sony reportedly making PlayStation 5 with removable disc drive

A PlayStation 5 with a detachable disc drive is reportedly in the works by Sony for launch around September next year. The report, by Insider Gaming, suggests the console will otherwise have near-identical hardware to current PS5 models, with the only difference being the removable drive itself, and an extra USB-C port for it to […]

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YouTuber slips up, reveals he was behind “Insider” Twitter account which leaked Ubisoft details and more

YouTuber Dan Allen has apologised after it became apparent he was behind a Twitter account which had recently leaked details of Ubisoft’s Forward presentation, alongside other industry details. Allen recently gathered some online clout around the fact he had posted, under the alias The Real Insider, details of the various Assassin’s Creed games Ubisoft was […]

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Rockstar acknowledges gargantuan Grand Theft Auto 6 leak

Rockstar has acknowledged the enormous Grand Theft Auto 6 leak of work-in-progress development materials that took place over the weekend. In a statement published this afternoon on Twitter, as the company returned to work, Rockstar admitted it had suffered a “network intrusion” – a hack – from which the early development footage of GTA 6 […]

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Halo Infinite reveals its most popular playlists

343 Industries has confirmed its withdrawing the dedicated playlist for Halo Infinite mode Land Grab. In a brief statement about it on Halo Waypoint, 343i said that whilst it knew “many players have enjoyed this new mode”, it had been “steadily declining” and “starting to fall short of the quality bar”. Consequently, the dedicated playlist […]

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Sega has formally dropped the Yakuza brand name and replaced it with Like a Dragon

Following news that Like a Dragon: Ishin is coming to the West, Sega has confirmed that it is officially dropping the Yakuza name from its fan-favourite RPG series. This means that new games coming to what would’ve been the “Yakuza” series will carry the “Like a Dragon” name instead. Confirmation comes by way of Sega, […]

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MMO Wizard101 is taken offline after an unhappy developer filled it with angry messages

A 14-year-old MMO was temporarily taken offline after an angry ex-employee filled the game will unsanctioned messages, including complaints about pay and working conditions. As spotted by PC Gamer, Wizard101 was forced into unscheduled downtime in order to address in-game messages changed to read “this game is shit” and “dick and balls”, amongst others. “Wizard101 […]

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Looks like we’re getting a new Final Fantasy 16 trailer next month

It looks like a new Final Fantasy 16 trailer may debut next month. Though not set in stone, of course, producer/director Naoki Yoshida spoke at Tokyo Games Show and teased that Square Enix will “probably release the trailer next month”. “I haven’t gotten a chance to talk to the marketing or public relations teams at […]