A Disney investor thinks it should acquire Activision Blizzard

about X hours ago from
A Disney investor thinks it should acquire Activision Blizzard

Disney has not so slowly been gobbling up the world of entertainment, placing countless companies and universes into the house of mouse. One investor reckons it should now add Activision Blizzard to the list, suggesting that esports would be a good fit for Disney's TV networks.

Sea of Thieves is getting pets, improved combat and new ship cosmetics soon

about X hours ago from
Sea of Thieves is getting pets, improved combat and new ship cosmetics soon

This week's Sea of Thieves developer update gave us a progress report on the new stuff Rare's been working on, much of which you'll be able to try for yourself soon. The Black Powder update only went live last week, but Rare has a lot of plans for its piratical multiplayer adventure, including improvements to hit detection, more ship cosmetics themed around other games, and pets. 

Get the Corsair Void Pro wireless headset for $60, its lowest ever price today

about X hours ago from
Get the Corsair Void Pro wireless headset for $60, its lowest ever price today

Yeah, it's nearly the end of month and payday might be a few days away, but this here is a solid PC gaming peripheral that won't set you back too many dollars. Right now Walmart is selling the Corsair Void Pro RGB wireless headset for just $60. This—as far as we can tell—is its lowest ever price, and cheaper even than any price that the recent Amazon Prime Day might have brought with it. Compared to some of the best wireless gaming headsets, this is a decent price.

John Wick's stunt coordinators helped with Hex's gun-fu

about X hours ago from
John Wick's stunt coordinators helped with Hex's gun-fu

John Wick Hex, the turn-based tactics romp inspired by Keanu Reeves' vengeful hitman trilogy, has some pretty slick moves. The titular assassin can gracefully switch from shooting to melee, taking out multiple enemies in seconds and filling each moment with cool gun-fu attacks. To adapt his combat style from the movies to a game, developer Mike Bithell consulted the stunt coordinator team that designed it. Check out the video above. 

Hand of Fate 2 studio Defiant is 'ceasing development'

about X hours ago from
Hand of Fate 2 studio Defiant is 'ceasing development'

Defiant Development, the Brisbane-based studio responsible for the Hand of Fate series, has announced it will cease development of new titles. According to a statement on the studio's Facebook page, it will continue "in caretaker mode" in order to continue support for its existing titles.

A game called 'Cyberprank 2069' was removed from Steam

about X hours ago from
A game called 'Cyberprank 2069' was removed from Steam

Cyberprank 2069 (formerly known as Cyberpunk 2069) was a real game you could buy on Steam up until a couple of days ago. Its original store description summed it up like so: "This is a new generation RPG game. True simulation of life in the world of the future. In 2069, people will be enslaved by a race of intelligent computers. Now it is cyberghetto. The main character is a cop from the past. His task is to become the most wealthy resident of the city of the future."

Automachef, the game about churning out automated meals, is out today

about X hours ago from
Automachef, the game about churning out automated meals, is out today

Food prepared by robotic arm and conveyor belt may lack the warmth of grandma's goulash, but at least it's convenient. In Automachef, you're tasked with slotting automation equipment together in order to streamline the creation of *Italian gesture of blissful approval* automated cuisine.

VLC media player has a critical security flaw

about X hours ago from
VLC media player has a critical security flaw

If you still have the popular open-source VLC media player installed on your computer, you might want to uninstall it temporarily. A critical security flaw was recently discovered by German security agency CERT-Bund, and VideoLAN doesn't have a complete patch at the moment.