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On today's IGN The Daily Fix:Days after news that Smash World Tour would be canceling its final 2022 championship and 2023 tour, Nintendo has offered a lengthy statement over the decision to not offer SWT a license to host Smash Bros. events. The Callisto Protocol's Steam reviews are suffering as several users are reporting a stuttering frame rate on PC. Developer Games Box has announced Primitive, a new Unreal Engine 5-powered first-person survival game set in a hostile open-world Stone Age.Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: Pokémon Scarlet and Violet's first post launch patch has arrived alongside a promise from Nintendo to take the games' tech problems seriously. December is another busy month for Xbox Game Pass with a ton of new titles arriving on console and PC. Former The Legend of Zelda director Kentaro Tominaga is working an open world dress up RPG called Infinity Nikki.
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: Sony has announced three new games joining the PlayStation Plus roster of games for December 2022. They will be made available at no extra cost to all PlayStation Plus subscribers on December 6. Sega has revealed the 2023 content roadmap for Sonic Frontiers, which will receive 3 updates throughout the year, including a new playable character, story, and a special holiday suit for Sonic. Supermassive Games has revealed that The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR will launch as a day-one title for the PlayStation VR2 on February 22, 2023. Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: According to players, the newest Pokémon games suffer from poor matchmaking, lag, long animations, unforgiving timers, bugs, and ill-equipped players actively ruining the experience and even its endgame content, Tera Raids. If you love your Xbox Series X|S controller, suit it up with a Mini Controller Hoodie. Grand Theft Auto V was a historic launch, but some GTA series creators weren't always too optimistic regarding its future once as "most likely not to succeed." Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: CD Projekt Red has confirmed that its Unreal Engine 5 remake of 2007's The Witcher will be a fully open-world single-player RPG. DC Studios co-CEO James Gunn has confirmed that the new DC film universe will be linked to future video games that exist in the same canon. Developer Offworld Industries has announced Starship Troopers: Extermination, an upcoming fps for PC that's inspired by the cult-classic 1997 sci-fi film. Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:CD Projekt Red has finally shared gameplay footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series versions, also revealing every upgrade coming to the next-gen version of the 2015 RPG. Striking Distance Studios has announced the contents of The Callisto Protocol's Season Pass will have several player death animations locked behind a paywall. Studio Onoma, formerly known as Square Enix Montreal, announced that it will be removing several games from the App Store and Google Play Store, including Deus Ex Go, Hitman Sniper: The Shadows, Arena Battle Champions, and Space Invaders: Hidden Heroes.Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: To commemorate the 17th anniversary of the release of the Xbox 360, video game peripheral maker, Hyperkin has officially announced today that it is resurrecting the iconic video game controller. A newly discovered glitch in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet allows the player to very simply duplicate Pokémon, including the incredibly rare shiny ones. Rainbow Six Siege's next update, Operation Solar Raid, will bring a new map, operator, cross-play, cross-progression, and more. Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:Call of Duty: Warzone 2 players have become frustrated at a glitch that turns some enemies completely invisible. Nintendo has announced that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's Booster Course Pass Wave 3 will bring eight new tracks to the game on December 7. Assassin's Creed Valhalla will get its final DLC - The Last Chapter - on December 6, but it will unfortunately not be getting the "highly requested" New Game+ feature.Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:Sonic the Hedgehog co-creator Yuji Naka has been arrested for suspected insider trading for an investment made while working at Square Enix. Embracer Group has announced that Borderlands developer Gearbox now owns the Risk of Rain franchise.Presented by Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet.Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!Thumbnail art contains a photo by Jimmy Chan: https://www.pexels.com/photo/hallway-with-window-1309902/
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: Splinter Cell fans today got an unexpected glimpse at the game's upcoming remake. A new Legacy of Kain game is looking likely after Embracer Group received 100,000 responses to its recent survey asking fans if they wanted more from the franchise. Presented by Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:Microsoft's streaming-only Xbox console, codenamed Project Keystone, was put on hold because it was too expensive to produce. Xbox boss Phil Spencer is confident that delaying Bethesda's Starfield was the right move.Presented by Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:CD Projekt Red has confirmed that its major Cyberpunk 2077 expansion, Phantom Liberty, will be paid DLC when it's released in 2023. Guerrilla Games has confirmed that the upcoming virtual reality game Horizon: Call of the Mountain will be released in February as a PlayStation VR2 launch title. Presented by Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet.Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: In The Witcher's official Twitter account, CD Projekt Red has stuck to its promise of a fourth-quarter release by confirming next-gen updates will be released in December. Geoff Keighley has announced every nominee for The Game Awards 2022, with God of War: Ragnarok and Elden Ring leading the way with ten and seven nominations respectively. Presented by Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet.
On today's Fix of entertainment news: Dave Bautista makes his case for playing Marcus Fenix in Netflix's Gears of War adaptation, and his point being he's already played the character! Well sort of, as Bautista was part of the marketing campaign for Gears 5 and he was an alternate skin for Marcus Fenix in the game. What other reason do you need for casting Drax in your movie, Netflix? In DC news, DC Films co-heads James Gunn and Peter Safran are wasting no time setting up a new DCU. The two have begun to assemble creative minds to plan out the next 8-10 years of projects across television, film, animation, and more. And finally, Studio Ghibli and Lucasfilm have announced a new Star Wars project! Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!Visit http://ign.com/RagnarokFixGiveaway to look at the Official Rules and sign up for a chance to win some of the God of War Ragnarök prizes! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter or win the IGN x God of War Ragnarok Daily Fix Sweepstakes. Open to legal U.S. residents in the 50 U.S. & D.C., 18+ yrs of age. Other restrictions apply. Begins 11/7/22 at 10:00 AM PST and ends 11/13/22 at 10:00 PM PST. Void where prohibited. Subject to Official Rules: GoWR Official Rules. Sponsor: IGN Entertainment, Inc. Presented by God of War: Ragnarök, rated M for Mature. Available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles.
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:With the Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 launch on the horizon, the first battle royale will take a short break. Activision is taking Warzone offline to focus on keeping the sequel, Warzone 2.0, stable and has confirmed cosmetics will not carry over in the new game. A new update for Saints Row is on its way in November, and it sounds as though it's going to add a lot of new features.Visit http://ign.com/RagnarokFixGiveaway to look at the Official Rules and sign up for a chance to win some of the God of War Ragnarök prizes! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter or win the IGN x God of War Ragnarok Daily Fix Sweepstakes. Open to legal U.S. residents in the 50 U.S. & D.C., 18+ yrs of age. Other restrictions apply. Begins 11/7/22 at 10:00 AM PST and ends 11/13/22 at 10:00 PM PST. Void where prohibited. Subject to Official Rules: GoWR Official Rules . Sponsor: IGN Entertainment, Inc. Presented by God of War: Ragnarök, rated M for Mature. Available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles.Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:Sony has announced the catalog lineup of PlayStation Plus games for November 2022. Horizon is reportedly getting its very own MMO from Sony and NCSoft.Visit http://ign.com/RagnarokFixGiveaway to look at the Official Rules and sign up for a chance to win some of the God of War Ragnarök prizes! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter or win the IGN x God of War Ragnarok Daily Fix Sweepstakes. Open to legal U.S. residents in the 50 U.S. & D.C., 18+ yrs of age. Other restrictions apply. Begins 11/7/22 at 10:00 AM PST and ends 11/13/22 at 10:00 PM PST. Void where prohibited. Subject to Official Rules: GoWR Official Rules . Sponsor: IGN Entertainment, Inc. Presented by God of War: Ragnarök, rated M for Mature. Available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles. Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II secures the biggest opening weekend in franchise history crossing another milestone to become the fastest Call of Duty game to make $1 billion dollars. Nintendo has announced that a brand-new Indie World Showcase will be arriving on Wednesday, November 9, and it will feature "roughly 25 minutes of information on upcoming indie games headed to Nintendo Switch.Visit http://ign.com/RagnarokFixGiveaway to look at the Official Rules and sign up for a chance to win some of the God of War Ragnarök prizes! Presented by God of War: Ragnarök, rated M for Mature. Available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles.Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:For N7 Day, BioWare has teased the next Mass Effect game with a piece of concept art that appears to be of a mass relay being built or rebuilt. A video of the concept art that slightly moves was released on Twitter alongside a short message from BioWare. In a new ad about the PS5 DualSense Wireless Controller's features, Final Fantasy XVI was briefly shown with a disclaimer at the bottom seemingly confirming how long the title will be an exclusive PlayStation 5 game. Join Kratos and Atreus in their newest quest across the nine realms in God of War: Ragnarök! Presented by God of War: Ragnarök, rated M for Mature. Available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles.
Happy Friday! On today's IGN The Fix: Games, Aside from Fortnite and a couple of low-profile free-to-play efforts, there aren't many games running on Unreal Engine 5 that have actually been released at this point. There have been impressive, official demos like The Matrix Awakens. Unofficial fan projects that imagine what games might look like in cutting-edge tech. The YouTube channel TeaserPlay is one such group of creators.As revealed on the PlayStation Blog, Sony has announced the PlayStation Plus games for November 2022 are Nioh 2, LEGO Harry Potter Collection, and Heavenly Bodies. All three games will be made available at no extra cost to all PlayStation Plus subscribers on November 1. Nioh 2 is the Soulslike sequel released in 2020 that thrusts the player into the supernatural world of Japanese legend, fighting as a samurai imbued with the supernatural Yokai.Elevator Action Returns S-Tribute is a port of the Sega Saturn version of the cult classic. It's out on December 1st.
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:Santa Monica Studio has revealed the graphics modes for God of War Ragnarok on PS5, PS4 Pro, and PS4. EA has reiterated that a game the company is describing as a "Major IP" will be released before March 31, 2023, and it just may or may not be Star Wars Jedi: Survivor. Finally, a NASCAR driver shocks the world using a driving technique he learned through the Nintendo Gamecube video game, NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup.
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:The PlayStation VR2's price and release date was finally revealed. Alongside announcing the release date and price of PlayStation VR2, Sony has additionally revealed 11 new games headed to the platform, including The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR. Finally, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II has set a new record for the best-selling weekend in the franchise's history, bringing in a total of $800 million worldwide in sell-through after only three days on the market, according to publisher Activision.
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: The number of PlayStation Plus subscribers has fallen by almost two million since Sony launched its revamped subscription service in June. While they're bleeding subs, they did have a 23% increase in revenue in the dept. Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said Microsoft loses between $100 and $200 on every Xbox Series X and S sold. Finally, Gears of War lead designer Cliff Beleszinski shares his thoughts on selling the series to Microsoft.
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: Phil Spencer confirms in an interview that Microsoft will keep releasing Call of Duty on PlayStation indefinitely. Spencer also has admitted it's been too long since a major first party exclusive game landed on the Xbox Series X and S. Finally, Marvel has entered an agreement with FIFA and Battlefield publisher EA to make three video games based on the Marvel comics.
Happy Friday! On today's IGN The Fix: Games, Those playing the latest Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 on Xbox and PC have realized that they can't disable crossplay with other platforms. However, PlayStation players do have this option. PC lacks the function entirely, while the only way for Xbox players to disable crossplay right now is to do so on the console itself. While this guarantees that you'll only be playing with other Xbox players, it will apply to all games, not just Modern Warfare 2.Warner Bros. Montreal has laid out issues it's looking to address in future Gotham Knights patches, including performance issues for players on PC and console. In a thread on the game's official Twitter, the team said it wanted to outline some changes it expects to put into the live game, as well as give a general timeline for incoming patches. Those playing on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S can expect a patch by "the end of the week," that will address "needed fixes" that have come to light since Gotham Knights' launch last week.EA has provided a statement to IGN denying reports that it will stop selling physical games in some parts of Europe, meaning business will continue as normal. "We have not stopped physical distribution of our games in Germany, Austria or Switzerland and players will continue to be able to buy our games from retailers across the region," an EA spokesperson said. "Recent reports stating otherwise are an inaccurate reflection of disclosures made in EA Germany's statutory financial statements."
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: Players are starting to receive their physical copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and discovered that the discs are only 72MB of data. Callisto Protocol is officially cancelled for release in Japan. Finally, Xbox Game Pass and the Xbox Series consoles could go up in price at some point according to Phil Spencer, but the increase won't happen this holiday period.
CD Project Red drops huge details on their top-secret Codename: Canis Majoris. And surprise! It's a remake. A remake of what? Watch the episode to find out! But it sounds really cool. Rocksteady's co-founders are leaving the studio just as development on Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League winds down. No specific reason was given as to why they're leaving, only that they're beginning a “new adventure.” Maybe it's another superhero game at a different studio? And in other game dev studio news, Sony is making a new one, only this one will work with Naughty Dog on their next game.
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: Former Bayonetta voice actor Hellena Taylor has taken to Twitter to defend herself against claims that she is a ‘liar and golddigger' in relation to an ongoing controversy surrounding Bayonetta 3 regarding payment for reprising her role as the titular character. FromSoftware has announced that the PC servers for Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition have been taken offline permanently, though the Remastered version will still be restored. Finally, someone scanned every U.S. PlayStation 2 game manual in 4K and shared them online.
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: Bethesda announced that Fallout 4 will be getting a free next-gen upgrade for PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC in 2023. Uncharted: The Legacy of Thieves Collection is currently PlayStation's weakest first-party PC launch on Steam. Finally, God of War: Ragnarok spoilers have made their way onto social media. So if you're looking to go into the game blind, tread carefully out there.
Netflix is taking another stab at a live-action Death Note adaptation, this time making it a Death Note live-action series. Halia Abdel-Meguid will be writing and executive producing for the Duffer brothers' Upside Down Pictures. Is this what the #Anime needs? Yet another adaptation of the Death Note anime franchise? We have live-action versions of #DeathNote, Yu Yu Hakusho and One Piece coming to Netflix. In other entertainment news, the Black Adam producer is mad about the leaks, and IGN Playlist is here!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: Producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi was asked if the publisher was considering remaking other classic Resident Evil Titles, specifically Resident Evil Code Veronica. A new announcement via Twitter from Digimon producers Kazumasa Habu and Takahiro Yokota confirms that there are “multiple” Digimon games in the works.Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai has revealed footage from the game's original N64 prototype - and it shows a surprisingly fully-formed version of the game. Konami has revealed the system requirements for its newly announced Silent Hill 2 Remake, and running all the recreated horror goodness is going to require a hefty PC setup. IGN has an awesome new way to keep track of your video game library and your shamefully large backlog. Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix: The UK government's investigation of Microsoft's Activision Blizzard acquisition has revealed the company is currently developing its own Xbox mobile storefront to rival Apple and Google. Atreus may have matured by God of War Ragnarok, but so did his voice actor. During a new behind-the-scenes video, supervising dialogue designer Jodie Kupsco explained how puberty caused trouble for the God of War sequel. Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:We now have an official release date for Sony's new PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge, an elite wireless controller like Xbox's Elite Series 2. It will release on January 26 with preorders for the PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge scheduled for this month. Microsoft has officially brought the Xbox Elite 2 controllers to the company's Xbox Design Lab after teasing the feature last month. Insomniac Games has reassured fans that its highly anticipated Marvel's Spider-Man 2 is still on track for a 2023 release date, despite the developer going quiet since its reveal last year. Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:Bayonetta voice actor Hellena Taylor has shared that she didn't reprise the role for Bayonetta 3 as she was offered only $4,000 to do so. Furthermore, she has asked fans to boycott the game and donate to charity instead. When Gotham Knights arrives on consoles on October 21, it will do so with no performance mode and it will run at only 30 FPS. Konami has launched a new Silent Hill website with a date fans of the horror franchise will want to mark their calendars for - October 19, 2022, at 2pm PT/5pm ET/10pm BST. Narz has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:There are currently two separate, totally unrelated auctions on eBay right now for NES games that were never released in commercial form, nor subsequently digitized to be played on an emulator. A Classic Simpsons joke has been turned into a full-fledged game. And God of War Ragnorok is getting a PlayStation 5 bundle!Akeem has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:Xbox has developed a novel tactic for defending its Activision Blizzard acquisition, which continues to wind its way through various regulatory bodies around the world: self-deprecation. A new update for Elden Ring has finally separated damage scaling for PvE and PvP. But, the data within the patch appears to hint towards new locations and ray tracing technology. Finally, Sony has announced that its once PlayStation exclusive Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales is coming to PC on November 18.
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:PlayStation Plus's game lineup for October has been revealed. Cyberpunk 2077 players can now succumb to cyberpsychosis thanks to a PC mod that adds Cyberpunk Edgerunners' risk-reward system into the game. Finally, Blizzard has offered players double XP, a weapon charm, and a free skin to make up for Overwatch 2's rough launch.
On today's Daily Fix of gaming news, we get a little insight into how much it costs Sony to put a game on PlayStation Plus. Based on their deal for Ark: Survival Evolved, it cost millions just to keep the game on PS+ for a month. But would you believe Microsoft spent a lot less to get the game on Xbox Game Pass for three years? Sony can afford it, though, as shipments for the PlayStation 5 have increased by 400%. Looks like the PS5 is about to have a very good holiday season. And Battlefield 2042's latest limited-time event was shut off after just 30 minutes. Why? Watch today's episode to find out. It's your Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:Developers are continuing in their quest to make the original Doom playable on every object to ever exist, and it can now be played on Windows' Notepad app. A huge Gotham Knights spoiler may have leaked in the game's official art book and WB is not happy about it. Finally, photos of early versions of boxes for The Legend of Zelda and Punch-Out!! were revealed.
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:If you're tired of waiting in a months-long queue to buy a Steam Deck, Valve has some good news. Apparently their supply chain issues have cleared up and they're removing the waitlist for the Steam Deck. That means you can head on over to Steam and place your order right now, and it'll arrive in a couple of weeks (maybe sooner!). And that's not all, Valve also revealed the specs and price for the Steam Deck Docking Station.In Sony news, God of War: Ragnarok has gone gold. It's cleared the last few major development goals and the game is one step closer to launch on November 9th.Daemon has it all on today's Daily Fix!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:Nintendo is cracking down on nudity in game on the Switch's eShop. After negative feedback, Blizzard is scrapping Overwatch 2's requirement for a non-prepaid phone for most players. Finally, we give you the scoop on IGN+, the ultimate IGN pass!
On today's IGN The Daily Fix:Overwatch 2 director Aaron Keller has revealed that, while the team works on server issues, the game has now suffered a second DDoS attack on its launch day along with other problems. Sony has announced that the PlayStation Stars loyalty program is now available in both North and South America. Finally, a Grand Theft Auto V player completed a pacifist run of the game after 3 years in the making.