Rocksteady announced a game about suicide Squad

Rocksteady has announced a new project. It was the game Suicide Squad, based on the comic book series of the same name. According to the poster, the players will have to fight with the justice League. In the attached image, you can see Superman with the Suicide Squad logo represented as a crosshair on his head.

The last Rocksteady game was released in 2015. It was the end of the Batman trilogy, and after the release of a number of additions, the Studio did not make any announcements. For a long time, there were rumors in the network that a game about the justice League was in development, but there was no confirmation of this.

Journalist Jason Schreier, who previously reported that the project is in development, commented on the announcement. He was not happy with the way Rocksteady reported the game.

The Suicide Squad demonstration is scheduled to take place at the DC FanDome conference on August 22. Presentations of new projects related to the publisher’s comics will be held during the day.

Brawlhalla is now available on mobile devices

Brawlhalla fighting game was released on iOS and Android platforms. In honor of this event, Ubisoft has prepared a special trailer for the game.

Brawlhalla is distributed free of charge. The game features crossplay with Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. When you first log in to the fighting game, users will get a free skin for one of the characters.

Brawlhalla-shareware two-dimensional fighting platformer. The main goal of the user is to push opponents off the arena. The less health the characters have left, the further they fly away from the blows.

On August 7, CNET reported that the cloud gaming service xCloud will not support Apple mobile devices due to restrictions related to the App Store. Apple has previously stated that such services do not comply with the company’s policy, including the ability to display them separately in search and charts.

A Japanese company has unveiled a Chibi-style figure of Triss from the Witcher

Good Smile Company announced the figure of Triss from the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, which will be included in The nendoroid series. You can pre-order at the Good Smile store.

The Triss figurine is scheduled for release on March 21, 2021. The cost of the product will be about $50. The height of the figure is approximately 10 cm. The kit also includes fire effects for hands, a book, and a Gwent map.

Previously, for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, a user modification was released, which replaces the model Triss in the game — the character becomes similar to the actress Anna Shaffer, who played the role of a girl in the series the Witcher from Netflix.

SEGA President Kenji Matsubara has left the company

SEGA President Kenji Matsubara retired on July 31, 2020. SEGA’s parent company Sammy Holdings announced this in an official notification.

The document States that Matsubara submitted his resignation “due to personal circumstances.” The company did not say who would take his place.

Matsubara was the head of Tecmo Koei (formerly Koei, now Koei Tecmo Games) for nine years, and then the CEO of zynga, a casual game publisher, for two years. In 2014, he took the position of technical Director of SEGA Networks Company, in 2017, he became President of SEGA, and in April, he also headed the company’s publishing direction.

V1lat assembled a team based on a virtual ” Formula 1»

ESports commentator Vitaly v1lat volochay has recruited a team to participate in the Formula Zero Esports League using the F1 2020 car simulator. V1lat Esport Racing Team will compete in Red Bull cars. This was announced on social networks by the organizers of the League.

Volochay’s team includes Dmitry Nazarov, the Vice-champion of the previous season’s Original League, and Alexey Shelobanov, a content maker who makes videos dedicated to racing games.

Published with the source’s spelling and punctuation preserved

Vitaly v1lat volochay:
“When I had the opportunity to participate in the season as the owner of the team, I just couldn’t refuse! And I am sure that despite the lack of experience, our pilots from the first races will show the mastodons of the League how to ride! I can guarantee that my team can guarantee you a fun weekend.”

The first season of Esports League will consist of eight Grands Prix. The first of them will be held on August 9.

Sea of thieves and battle in entered the top of the best new products in June in Par

Sea of Thieves and Battlefield V were included in the monthly selection of “best Steam new items” for June. The list was formed by revenue for the first two weeks after the release of games. Information about this appeared in the official Valve blog.

The list was made up of the 20 most successful products in June and highlighted the top five free titles with the largest number of unique players. The selection includes eight Electronic Arts games.

List of the best new products in June on Steam:
Sea of Thieves;
Dragon Age: Inquisition;
Need for Speed Heat;
Command & Conquer Remastered Collection;
Satisfactory;
Battlefield V;
Journey;
Star Wars Battlefront II;
Persona 4 Golden;
Torchlight III;
Griftlands;
Desperados III;
Hardspace: Shipbreaker;
Beyond: Two Souls;
Detroit: Become Human;
Outer Wilds;
The Sims 4;
Titanfall 2;
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom.
Best free new products:
Unfortunate Spacemen;
Cyber Hunter;
Crafting Idle Clicker;
Bomb Bots Arena;
Dragon Quest Rivals.
Previously, the free weekend in civilization VI started on Steam. Discounts have also been added to the purchase of the game in the Valve store. The promotion runs until July 27.

MIBR will compete in the European division ESL One Cologne 2020

MIBR was the last invited team to the ESL One Cologne 2020 European CS:GO division. This was announced by the organizers on Twitter.

By information HLTV.org, in August, MIBR will be on a Bootcamp in Europe. At the moment, the players can’t get together, as Fernando fer Alvarenga and Vito kNgV-Giuseppe returned to Brazil during the break between tournaments. When they return to Los Angeles, the rest of the team will be quarantined for two weeks.

ESL One Cologne 2020 will be held online from August 18 to 30 and will be divided into four divisions — Europe, North America, Oceania and Asia. The total prize Fund of the tournament will be $500 thousand.

The only factory for the Production of PlayStation discs in Russia has closed

Sony DADC’s only Blu-ray disc factory in Russia closed in the spring of 2020. Information about this appeared on the TotalDVD forum, but no official statements were made by Sony or the owner or administration of the plant.

According to Sergey Klishko, General Manager of PlayStation in Russia, Sony has nothing to do with closing the factory. He also said that now physical copies of games and movies will be imported into the country from Austria.

Sony’s factory in Borovsk has been producing PlayStation games and Blu-ray movies since 2011. The company’s employees complained about losses, mass layoffs, Executive decisions, and overtime.

Denuvo protection will be removed from Prey

Arkane Studio will remove the Denuvo protection from the game Prey. The developers announced this in the Steam community.

Initially, Denuvo was planned to be removed on July 17. Due to the fact that this forced users to download an update of 4 or 16 GB, the developers rolled back the changes and postponed the deletion for the near future. Arkane Studios has not yet announced the exact date.

Prey was released in may 2017 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The arkane Studios title received high ratings from journalists and users, and also repeatedly got into various tops of games. On Metacritic average score the shooter has stopped on a mark of 82 out of 100.

SirActionSlacks on “Aganim’s Labyrinth”: “This is the best event in a very long time»

Jake SirActionSlacks Kanner praised the Valve Studio for the event “aganim’s Labyrinth” in Dota 2. He noted the high replayability and complexity of the cooperative regime. He announced this on Twitter.
Jake SirActionSlacks Kanner:
“Now that everyone has calmed down, I just want to say: Valve, this is the best event you’ve done in a very long time! Excellent replayability, complexity, and even a promo video! Thank you to everyone who worked hard to make this possible, it’s great!»

The Event “aganim’s Labyrinth” was added to the game on July 15. The mode is designed for four players who must fight bosses and collect fragments of Aghanim’s Scepter, improving their abilities. On July 17, Valve fixed a number of bugs, as well as changed the characteristics and mechanics of some artifacts.

The network leaked the first unofficial photo of the DualSense controller for PlayStation 5

The first “live” photo of the DualSense gamepad for the PlayStation 5 appeared in the network. The image was posted by Gamer17 user on the ResetEra forum. Sony has not officially confirmed the authenticity of the photo.

The DualSense gamepad was introduced in April 2020. It will improve the vibration response compared to the previous version of the controller from Sony, as well as the dynamic resistance of the triggers. In addition, DualSense will have an extended battery life and a built-in microphone.

The PlayStation 5 is scheduled for release at the end of 2020. According to Sony representatives, the console will go on sale on schedule, regardless of the situation with the coronavirus pandemic.

World of Tanks added a temporary mode ” Fight: out of time»

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of World of Tanks, the developers have added a temporary seven-by-seven mode to the game. It will be available until 1: 00 Moscow time on July 13.

In the “Fight: out of time” mode, you can only fight on level X tanks. If the player does not have the appropriate equipment, he can rent “Object 140” or WZ-111 model 5A. For playing in this mode, users will receive various rewards, and for the first victory of the day — a double experience.

The developers also added the ability for players to get cosmetic items from past events, including “Tank football”, “Steel hunter” and “Halloween”.

Next month, the last stage of the anniversary celebration will begin — a large number of activities, prizes and gifts will be added to the game. The start of the final stage is scheduled for August 12.

Corporate sharks-the authors of Cyberpunk 2077 introduced two new characters

CD Projekt RED introduced Two new cyberpunk 2077 characters, Mr. Goldhand and Mr. Jenkins. Their images were posted on the game’s Twitter page.

Nothing is known about Mr. Goldhand. In one of the videos shown in 2019, the mercenaries mentioned “Mr. hands”. Some users have suggested that this is Goldhand.

Mr. Jenkins is a senior employee of Arasaka. He will be the direct supervisor of the main character if the player chooses the corporate employee’s backstory.

Cyberpunk 2077 will be released on November 19 on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Previously, the developers have demonstrated one of the six districts of night city of Westbrook.

Neil Drakmann on one of the Actresses of The Last of Us Part II: “She was sent really terrible things because of a fictional role»

Vice President of Naughty Dog and game Director of The Last of Us Part II Neil Drakmann said that one of the Actresses faced haters because of a fictional role in the game. In an interview with the Ladbible portal, he clarified that in serious cases of hate speech, the Studio acts according to the Protocol and appeals to the appropriate authorities.
Neil Druckmann:
“We need to understand the difference: we created this game, so we believe in it and are proud of it. When it came out, users liked it or hated it — any opinion is fair. This is a reaction, there is no point in fighting it. There are much more vile things: for example, in relation to the actors who perform this or that character. One actress was sent really terrible, vile things because of a fictional role.

I try not to focus on this as much as I can. When such cases take a serious turn, we use certain security protocols and contact the authorities.”

In The Last of Us Part II, the main role was played by Ashley Johnson, Abby Anderson was voiced by Laura Bailey, and Dina spoke in the voice of Shannon Woodward. It is unknown what the performer said Druckmann.

The last of Us Part II was released on the night of June 19 exclusively on PlayStation. Earlier, nixelpixel, a feminist activist, admitted that she did not find an excessive bias towards feminist ideas in the game.

The audience of Hyper Scape on Twitch exceeded 450 thousand people

On July 2, Ubisoft introduced a new shooter in the “battle Royale” genre — Hyper Scape. Some streamers were given access to the game for a technical test: the peak online title on Twitch has already exceeded 450 thousand people.

You can watch Hyper Scape gameplay videos on YouTube. Streamers Turner Tfue tenny and Ali SypherPK Hassan have already managed to hold a duel in the new game.

Ubisoft is working on Hyper Scape in conjunction with the Twitch streaming service. According to an insider Rod Slasher Breslau, “battle Royale” will support integration with the platform at a “completely new” level for large titles. It is not known when the shooter will be released.

Valve removed Tobiwan phrases from the chat wheel in Dota 2

Valve removed the phrases of commentator Toby TobiWan Dawson from Dota 2 after allegations of harassment against him. Previously, owners of Battle Pass 2020 could use his statements in matches via the chat wheel.

The current battle pass had three TobiWan phrases: “Woah, how close was that?”, “It’s a disastah!” and ” Oh my lord!”. They disappeared from Dota 2 with a patch that the developers released on the evening of June 25.

Earlier, several girls, including cosplayer Meruna, who is in a relationship with Troels syndereN Nielsen, accused TobiWan of inappropriate behavior and harassment. Dawson didn’t deny it. After that, the Studio Beyond the Summit refused to work with the commentator.

FaZe Clan and Team Heretics lost their first matches on cs_summit 6

FaZe Clan lost to BIG in the cs_summit 6 CS group stage match:GO for Europe. Nikola Kovac’s team finished the match with a score of 0:2. In a parallel match of group D OG Team was stronger than Heretics.

ENCE eSports and x6tence lost their opening meetings in Quartet C. The team of Alexi allu Yalli lost to Heroic, and the team of Antonio flipin Rivas failed to cope with Ninjas in Pyjamas.

Cs_summit 6 for Europe runs from June 24 to July 5. 16 teams play for $125 thousand and qualification points, which Valve and ESL use to determine the participants of the ESL One Rio 2020 major.

Alliance took a break from tournaments until the end of July

Alliance will not compete at the Dota 2 Championships until the end of July. This was announced on Twitter by the coach and co-owner of the organization, Jonathan Loda Berg.
Jonathan Loda Berg:
“GGWP, ViKin.gg. to put it Mildly, an impressive game. This was our last match before the summer break, which we really need. I would like to Express my gratitude to the fans who support us. We’ll be back at the end of July. See you».

The last Alliance tournament before the break was BEYOND EPIC. In the first round of the lower bracket of the playoffs, Gustav s4 Magnusson’s team lost to ViKin.gg with the score 0:2 and took the place of 7-8.

At the time of publication of the news on BEYOND EPIC there is a game between Virtus.pro and OG.

Cyberpunk 2077 will be released on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X on the day of the consoles release

CD Projekt RED confirmed that owners of copies of Cyberpunk 2077 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be able to launch the game on next-generation consoles on the day of their release. However, a special technical update of the action for new systems will be released later — it will be free.

The Polish Studio also confirmed that owners of Cyberpunk 2077 on PS4 will not have to buy a copy for PS5. Developers have previously reported that this system will also work on Microsoft consoles.
CD Projekt RED:
“We are pleased to announce that Cyberpunk 2077 will support backward compatibility on both next-generation consoles. Your copy of the game for PS4 will work on the PS5 on the day of release. Anyone who buys a game on Xbox One will also be able to launch it on Xbox Series X when the console goes on sale!

The Cyberpunk 2077 update, which will unleash the full power of the next-generation consoles in the game, will also be distributed for free.”

Previously, CD Projekt RED moved the release of Cyberpunk 2077 from September 17 to November 19. The developers explained this decision as a desire to improve the balance and eliminate bugs. The release of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X is expected at the end of 2020 — the manufacturers did not give exact dates.

Zeus in a toga and with a Laurel wreath was shot for a glossy magazine

Former captain of the Natus Vincere CS team:GO Daniil Zeus Teslenko participated in a photo shoot for the Ukrainian glossy magazine Honor Magazine. He posted a shot from the shooting on Instagram.

Two girls and Teslenko himself participated in the photo shoot, dressed in a kind of Roman toga and with a Laurel wreath on his head. Zeus did not specify what event the shooting was timed to coincide with.

Recently Teslenko held a stream on CS:GO with your daughter Kristina. During the broadcast, he gave her some basic tips on the game, and at the request of the audience, allowed her to play a couple of rounds.
In may, Zeus met with the mayor of Kharkiv, Gennady Kernes. They discussed the idea of launching a “professional Academy for future eSports players” and creating an eSports organization.

In the files of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands found a hint of the return of the old characteristic

Dataminers found in the alpha testing files of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands the ability to “PvP-force” – previously in the game there was a characteristic with this name. This was reported by the Wowhead portal.

In the alpha test of the game, the ability “PvP-power” has the following description: “Your spells are very likely to trigger the “Gladiator Superiority” effect, which will increase the main characteristic by 15 seconds by a value equal to your PvP strength.”

“PvP power” was in WoW before the warlords of Draenor update. This parameter strengthened the character directly in battles with other players. Earlier, World of Warcraft Director ion Hazzikostas stated that the developers do not plan to re-add PvP characteristics to the game.

Shadowlands will be released in the fourth quarter of 2020. Cybersport.ru I have already participated in the closed alpha testing of the new addon and evaluated the changed pumping system.

Fnx found a new team

Brazilian CS: GO team Imperial e-Sports has announced that Lincoln fnx Lau has joined the team. The club announced this on Twitter.

From August 2019 to may 2020, fnx represented the RED Canids club. With the team, he performed at several online Championships, won the qualifiers for the Americas Minor Championship — Rio 2020, and finished fourth at ESL One: Road to Rio for South America.

According to Liquipedia, Imperial e-Sports became the 29th tag in CS 1.6, CS: Source and CS:GO, under which fnx performed without taking into account additional rosters. The longest player represented MIBR and the FalleN team — with it, Lau won the MLG Major Championship: Columbus and ESL One Cologne 2016.

Part of Imperial e-Sports:
Lincoln fnx Lau;
Caio zqk Fonseca;
Gustavo Showtime Gonzalez;
Denis dzt Fischer;
Felipe delboNi Delboni.

Streamer banned on Twitch because of gorilla videos

Former professional Overwatch player Felix xQc Lengyel received a 24-hour ban on Twitch for accidentally showing a few seconds of a video of gorillas mating. The streamer said this on Twitter.

During the broadcast, xQc watched videos on YouTube, one of them had a scene with animals. The streamer immediately stopped and closed the video, but the Twitch administration still punished it. Lengyel himself noted that the platform’s rules about explicit content with animals are very vague, but he is not going to challenge the decision.

Twitch often blocks streamers for using forbidden words, displaying nudity, and other violations of the platform’s rules. Previously, the service restricted the use of music, including performing covers and singing karaoke.

Astralis or mousesports teams — who will make it to the semi-finals of the explosion premiere: Spring 2020 showdown?

On June 5 at 13: 30 Moscow time, Astralis will play mousesports in the BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 playoff Showdown on CS:GO for teams from Europe. Parimatch experts believe that the team of Finn karrigan Andersen will overcome the opponent.

The quote for the victory of mousesports is 1.58, and for the success of the team of Nikolai device Ridtz-2.29. the Coefficient for the fact that the match will end with a score of 2:0 in favor of Andersen’s team is 2.90.

Coefficients:
mousesports (1.58) vs. Astralis (2.29) – June 5, 13: 30 GMT;
mousesports will win 2-0-2.90.
The odds are taken from the website of the betting company Parimatch and are current at the time of publication of the material. After registration, the first bid insurance will be available for up to 2 thousand rubles.

BLAST Premier: Spring 2020 Showdown for Europe takes place online from June 1 to 15. Teams play a prize pool of $182.5 thousand.

The duration of the serious Sam 4 story campaign became known

The duration of the serious Sam 4 story campaign will be from 10 to 15 hours. The duration will depend on the player’s playing style and how often they will be distracted from the main tasks in the missions. Serious Sam 4 was stated by Croteam creative Director Davor Hunsky in an interview with SegmentNext.

The developer clarified that the shooter engine will allow the Studio to make battles with hundreds of thousands of enemies on the location at the same time. However, he noted that this will not be used on most levels, but even normal skirmishes will involve more than 100 enemies, to create epic moments.

The release of Serious Sam 4 on PC on Steam, as well as in the cloud service Google Stadia is scheduled for August 2020. The release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will not take place until 2021. The exact release date of the game on consoles developers did not report.