PUBG: New State is a new battle royale mobile game set in the future. The game will be be a sequel to PUBG: Mobile and is being developed by PUBG Studio, the development team behind the original PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Call of Duty: Warzone and Black Ops Cold War’s season 2 update will introduce several map changes to the multiplayer and battle royale, as well as new weapons, and a new Zombies mode called Outbreak.
Hogwarts Legacy is once again causing turmoil for some video game communities following the discovery that a lead game designer on the project once kept a YouTube channel propagating right-wing views and support for the Gamergate harassment movement. Troy Leavitt, the game developer in question, says that publisher W.B. is aware of his views. All the same, forums like ResetEra have decided to ban discussions of the game due to both Leavitt and J.K. Rowling’s transphobic comments in the past.
Mojang released Minecraft Dungeon’s biggest update yet and it’s new DLC, ‘Flames of Nether’ today. The update adds new play mode that will allow players to take on procedurally generated levels.
Niantic issued more than 5 million punishments for players cheating in Pokémon Go, Ingress, and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite since 2020. It also won a lawsuit last year against hack creators.
BioWare and Electronic Arts are giving up on Anthem, the troubled co-op shooter that launched in 2019. BioWare planned to redesign Anthem (calling it Anthem Next/Anthem 2.0), but plans have changed.
Disney Plus has a busy spring planned, with the release of the animated Star Wars spinoff series The Bad Batch; the Marvel Cinematic Universe series Loki, starring Tom Hiddleston; and the Monsters, Inc. spinoff Monsters At Work all inbound soon after the conclusion of Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Here are release dates for Disney’s spring lineup.
A teaser from Epic Games on Feb. 24 all but said Aliens would be the next pop culture franchise to grace Fortnite during its Season 5 crossover event, Zero Point. Heroine Ellen Ripley seems like the likely candidate.
Watch a new trailer for Team Reptile’s homage to the Dreamcast era, Bomb Rush Cyberfunk, which is coming to Steam and “all relevant platforms” in 2022.
HP Inc. announced the $425 million acquisition of HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company. The deal will strengthen HP’s position in a competitive gaming peripherals market that includes more established names like Corsair, Logitech, and Razer.