Report: Diablo 2 remake in development at reorganized Blizzard

A remake of 2000’s Diablo 2 has been in development, though the team now working on it is the former Activision subsidiary Vicarious Visions, which is now part of Blizzard Entertainment, Bloomberg reported this weekend. The intrigue in Bloomberg’s report is twofold: First, that the Diablo 2 remake is in the works, and second, that […]

The price of Xbox Live Gold is going up

Microsoft is upping the price for its Xbox Live Gold, the Xbox online service, the company announced Friday. Xbox Live Gold will now cost $10.99 a month for a one-month membership — a price increase of $1. The three-month membership will now cost $29.99, an increase of $5. A six-month membership is up to $59.99. […]

Blizzard’s Battle.net gets a new update for better browsing

Blizzard’s game launcher, Battle.net, is getting a big update, which should make browsing through your library a little easier. Blizzard has been testing Battle.net’s 2.0 changes on its beta server. Now the changes are official, and rolling out for everyone. There are five big changes meant to improve day-to-day use of the launcher, according to […]

Watch Nvidia’s GeForce RTX event right here

Nvidia will hold a CES 2021 keynote Tuesday, during which the PC hardware maker is expected to show off its latest and greatest in desktop and gaming laptop graphics processors. The stream gets started at noon EST. Catch it right here (via Nvidia’s YouTube channel), or on Twitch, or on the company’s website. Rumors going […]

Riot and Bungie teaming up to sue Valorant and Destiny 2 cheatmakers

A cheating-software creator is facing a lawsuit dually from Riot Games and Bungie for producing hacks for Valorant and Destiny 2, among other video games, according to a complaint obtained by Polygon. Lawyers for Riot and Bungie filed the complaint in the Central District of California court on Friday, alleging that Cameron Santos of GatorCheats […]

Upcoming Madden 21 patch will make drafting QBs more logical

Madden NFL 21’s next big Franchise mode update will fix an area that players have long complained about: AI-controlled teams drafting first-round quarterbacks when the club already has talent, even rookie talent, at that position. The new logic that’s coming says that an AI team in Franchise will “deprioritize drafting a first round QB” if […]

Trump pardons former lawmaker who spent campaign funds on Steam games

United States congressman Duncan Hunter pleaded guilty last year to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds. In March, he was sentenced to 11 months in federal prison. What made his story especially comical was how brazen the fraud had been. Among the items listed in the indictment were European vacations for his […]

Cyberpunk 2077’s car comes to Forza Horizon 4

Cyberpunk 2077 is crossing over into Forza Horizon 4 on Dec. 11. Microsoft confirmed the motorsports collab at The Game Awards 2020 on Thursday, showing Cyberpunk 2077’s car ripping around the U.K. countryside. Data miners discovered the vehicle — officially called the Quadra Turbo R V-Tech — and one posted a screenshot of it to […]