CDPR apologises for some of Cyberpunk 2077's launch woes, promises regular updates and improvements

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CDPR apologises for some of Cyberpunk 2077's launch woes, promises regular updates and improvements

Cyberpunk 2077's launch is not going smoothly, and one of the most unpleasant surprises is how badly it's been running on the last generation of console hardware. Essentially the game was promoted with high-end PC graphics and, look, to our console cousins: we're here for you. Hard to think of a more quintessentially PC experience than a badly optimised and buggy launch title, but now everyone gets to share in the joy.

Gone Home dev announces road trip adventure Open Roads

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Gone Home dev announces road trip adventure Open Roads

Annapurna Interactive and Fullbright, the studio behind the award-winning Gone Home and Tacoma, have announced Open Roads, the studio's first new game since 2017. In Open Roads the 16 year-old Tess, voiced by Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart) is going on a road trip with her mum Opal (Keri Russell, The Americans) to learn more about the secret life her grandmother seems to have led.

Poom is a pixelated 1980s version of Doom you can play right now

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Poom is a pixelated 1980s version of Doom you can play right now

The Pico-8 is a virtual machine and game engine dreamed up as a way of emulating the design limitations of the 1980s, a fantasy videogame console that never existed but which anyone can create games for today. Celeste, for instance, began life as a Pico-8 game, and there's a Pico-8 version of Wolfenstein 3D. And now, in the grand tradition of porting Doom to literally everything, here's Poom, a Pico-8 version of Doom.

Star Wars: Rogue Squadron movie won't be based on the games but is influenced by them, director says

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Star Wars: Rogue Squadron movie won't be based on the games but is influenced by them, director says

Patty Jenkins, director of the recently announced Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, has explained her movie won't be an adaptation of the games of the same name, saying, "we're doing something original with great influence from the games and the books," in an interview with IGN. "There's a lot of things being acknowledged and understood about the greatness of all of those things," she went on to say, "but yes, it's an original story and I'm so psyched to do it."

A sequel to classic roguelike ADOM is coming next year

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A sequel to classic roguelike ADOM is coming next year

A sequel to ADOM: Ancient Domains of Mystery is on the way next year, with developers Team ADOM planning to release into Early Access on February 11th, 2021. Ultimate ADOM - Caverns of Chaos will be a proper sequel to the roguelike, which is famous for being in continual development for 25 years. The sequel is by the original developers, who have in recent years built an upgraded version of ADOM on Steam.

Here's an extended trailer for Ark: The Animated Series

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Here's an extended trailer for Ark: The Animated Series

During the Game Awards a short trailer debuted for an animated series based on multiplayer survival game Ark. Though it was overshadowed a little by the announcement of Ark 2 featuring a mocapped Vin Diesel—I sure hope he's not just a questgiver in the final game who sends me out to gather 15 triceratops butts or something—it was a slick-looking preview of a series with a stacked voice cast. Now there's a fuller, three-minute version featuring some of those actors.