Capcom wants to know if you want more Resident Evil remakes

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Capcom wants to know if you want more Resident Evil remakes

Resident Evil is here to stay. With two remakes released in as many years, as well as an assymetrical multiplayer mode called Resistance, Capcom seems pretty keen to keep making games in the series. Recent rumours suggest that Resident Evil 8 could release next year, but that doesn't mean more remakes can be ruled out.

E3 2021 dates announced, but there's still no word about the 2020 'online experience'

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E3 2021 dates announced, but there's still no word about the 2020 'online experience'

The cancellation of E3 2020 came as a blow to game companies and fans alike, and it also brought into question the longer-term future of the event, as game publishers made moves toward holding their own, direct-to-consumer online shows. As one industry analyst pointed out, if publishers are able to successfully reach fans directly, what's the point of having E3 in the first place?

NASCAR driver ragequits after getting wrecked in an online race

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NASCAR driver ragequits after getting wrecked in an online race

The coronavirus outbreak has pro sports leagues of all stripes scrambling to find ways to keep their audiences entertained. The world of auto racing is leaning heavily into virtual performances, with F1, NASCAR, and FIA all holding recent official events. It's a natural fit: Online racing is already common and sometimes extremely realistic, so a simulated race can come much closer to delivering "the real thing" than, say, Finnish hockey playoffs.

Valve shows off new Artifact cards with MS Paint style placeholder art

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Valve shows off new Artifact cards with MS Paint style placeholder art

Artifact completely bombed when it released in 2018, but Valve is making progress on an attempted resurrection of the failed card game. Today, it released an update discussing what new players can expect and how it will take care of "founding players," whose collections won't be usable in the rebooted game. But the real reason we're here is the half-dozen updated cards Valve revealed today, and more precisely the placeholder art that looks like it was drawn with MS Paint during somebody's break.

Finland's pro hockey league moves its playoffs to NHL 20

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Finland's pro hockey league moves its playoffs to NHL 20

The coronavirus outbreak has taken a serious toll on esports and conventional sports alike, forcing the shutdown of major tournaments and entire league seasons as the world works to "flatten the curve." Leagues like the NHL, which would have been entering the playoffs in April, are hoping to wait it out. Others, like Major League Baseball, are reportedly trying to figure out how to play while the pandemic is ongoing.