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Why studios haven't been able to crack the cheat codes of video game adaptations yet
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Why studios haven't been able to crack the cheat codes of video game adaptations yet

What is the point of a video game movie where you feel like you are watching somebody else play the game? What value does a movie have if the intention is not to adapt the source material into a narrative but merely recreate the experience of it?

Heineken, Carlsberg, Universal Music, PlayStation, Nintendo, Ferrari join Russia exodus
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Heineken, Carlsberg, Universal Music, PlayStation, Nintendo, Ferrari join Russia exodus

Sony Group, which owns PlayStation, said in a statement that its video game unit "joins the global community in calling for peace in Ukraine" as it announced it had suspended operations in Russia.

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles Review: A fantastic reason to pick up a book or a new hobby
Gaming

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles Review: A fantastic reason to pick up a book or a new hobby

Repetition, tedium, frustration and a lack of things to do relegate this Capcom title to the category of ‘only for hardcore fans’

Despite Hollywood's terrible track record, studios continue to mine video games for film adaptations
Entertainment

Despite Hollywood's terrible track record, studios continue to mine video games for film adaptations

Game adaptations have often faltered by trying to rigidly replicate the action and storylines that fans know and love. That approach invites comparison, and movies almost always fail to measure up.

Resident Evil Village Review: Entertaining survival slasher combines well-worn horror elements into all-round package
Gaming

Resident Evil Village Review: Entertaining survival slasher combines well-worn horror elements into all-round package

While Resident Evil: Village isn't one of the most innovative titles of the genre, it manages to weave together well-worn horror tropes in a refreshing, fast-paced experience.

Oddworld: Soulstorm, Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition, and other games that will be available for free on PlayStation in April 2021
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Oddworld: Soulstorm, Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition, and other games that will be available for free on PlayStation in April 2021

In February, Oddworld Inhabitants confirmed that the Oddworld: Soulstorm will be available as freebie on PlayStation Plus in April, but only on PS5.

Watch Dogs: Legion online mode now available on Xbox One, Series X, Series S, PS 4, PS 5 and Stadia at no additional cost
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Watch Dogs: Legion online mode now available on Xbox One, Series X, Series S, PS 4, PS 5 and Stadia at no additional cost

PC players will also soon get access with the mode debuting on the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store on Windows PC.

Sony PlayStation 5 restock due date in India pushed back to end of March: Report
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Sony PlayStation 5 restock due date in India pushed back to end of March: Report

Sony was expected to bring stocks of both PlayStation 5 as well as PlayStation 4 consoles to India.

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run game to launch globally on 25 March for both Android and iOS users
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Crash Bandicoot: On the Run game to launch globally on 25 March for both Android and iOS users

The gameplay will also have glimpses from previous Crash Bandicoot games such as the land seen in Temple Ruins, Turtle Woods, Bear It and others.

Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red gets hit by a ransomware attack
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Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red gets hit by a ransomware attack

The hackers claim to have access to all company documents that include administration, accounting, HR, investor relations, legal and more.

PlayStation 5 exclusive Returnal's teaser video released ahead of the launch on 19 March
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PlayStation 5 exclusive Returnal's teaser video released ahead of the launch on 19 March

The recent combat video posted by the firm shows the game is going to use narrative gameplay.

Sony Japan stops production of various PlayStation 4 models to meet demand for PlayStation 5
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Sony Japan stops production of various PlayStation 4 models to meet demand for PlayStation 5

Sony has discontinued all models of PS 4 Pro (CUH-7000), and all but one model of PS 4 Slim (CUH-2000).

Sony PlayStation 5 Golden Rock edition made of 20 kgs 18-karat gold unveiled by Caviar
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Sony PlayStation 5 Golden Rock edition made of 20 kgs 18-karat gold unveiled by Caviar

The Sony PS5 Gold Rock edition has been manufactured using 30 kgs of gold, of which 20 kgs is present on the console.

Cyberpunk 2077 gets new Hotfix that resolves PC save data issue and brings quest related improvement
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Cyberpunk 2077 gets new Hotfix that resolves PC save data issue and brings quest related improvement

The latest hotfix brings improvement in memory management and stability while playing on the Xbox and PlayStation consoles.

CyberPunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED releases Hotfix 1.05, now live on PC, Xbox and PlayStation
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CyberPunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED releases Hotfix 1.05, now live on PC, Xbox and PlayStation

The update released on 19 December brings a lot of bug fixes along with UI, Gameplay and Performance & Stability improvements.

Sony pulls out Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation store; customers can now request refunds
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Sony pulls out Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation store; customers can now request refunds

Earlier Sony had announced that its policy did not allow for refunds if the game was already downloaded and played.

Cyberpunk 2077 scheduled to release on 10 December: Everything we know so far
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Cyberpunk 2077 scheduled to release on 10 December: Everything we know so far

The exciting feature about Cyberpunk 2077 is that you can make deals with sleazy fixers, desperate celebrities and renegade artificial intelligence.

DIRT 5 review: High-octane racing thriller leaves you wanting more
Gaming

DIRT 5 review: High-octane racing thriller leaves you wanting more

DIRT 5 has exhilarating, fast-paced gameplay that is bound to have you hooked from the get-go, but its story lacks depth and variety, and you're likely to get a little bored halfway through it

Ghost of Tsushima becomes fastest selling PS4 original game with over 5 million copies sold
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Ghost of Tsushima becomes fastest selling PS4 original game with over 5 million copies sold

Notably, though, PS4 games have recorded greater sales but Ghost of Tsushima is the original PS4 title to achieve the most number of sales.

Fortnite will arrive on Xbox Series X, Series S and PlayStation 5 on 10 November
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Fortnite will arrive on Xbox Series X, Series S and PlayStation 5 on 10 November

The players will be able to run the game on Xbox Series X with 4K running at a smooth 60 FPS.