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Top 10 news of the day:

Ubisoft cancels Prince of Persia Remake pre-orders, but not the game

Pre-orders for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake, announced September 2020, have been canceled and refunded, Ubisoft said on Nov. 7, 2022. The game is still in development at Ubisoft Montreal, the publisher said.

While Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake is totally, definitely not canceled, Ubisoft says, the publisher is nonetheless refunding those who may have pre-ordered the game after its premature September 2020 announcement. That comes from an FAQ… [1664 chars]

Halo Infinite’s ‘largest feature update yet’ is finally here

Halo Infinite’s long-awaited Winter Update — which developer 343 Industries calls the game’s ‘largest feature update ye…

Halo Infinite’s long-awaited Winter Update — which developer 343 Industries calls the game’s ‘largest feature update yet’ — is now live on Xbox and PC, introducing campaign network co-op, the official launch of The Forge beta, and more. 343 has provi… [2855 chars]

Modern Warfare 2 leaks reveal “fan-favorite” Season 1 maps

New fan-favorite maps are set to arrive in Modern Warfare 2 Season 1, and leakers are claiming they have revealed what they are.

Modern Warfare 2 leakers have revealed the two potential fan-favorite maps from previous titles that could be arriving in Season 1. Modern Warfare 2 is breaking records and reaching new heights in popularity after Activision revealed that the game ha… [1796 chars]

AEW Suggests ‘Fight Forever’ Won’t Be Included With Xbox Game Pass

Update: “We don’t anticipate it”

Update: Well, we’ve got a bit of bad news to share… AEW Games has responded to the rumour that AEW: Fight Forever will be included with Xbox Game Pass at launch, stating that “we don’t anticipate AEW: Fight Forever being part of any monthly gaming … [1795 chars]

Ys 8 Has Graphical Improvements and a 120fps Mode on PS5

Plus cosmetic DLC — Publisher NIS America has confirmed that the PS5 port of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana features various g…

Publisher NIS America has confirmed that the PS5 port of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana features various graphical improvements, along with an optional performance mode. On Sony’s current-gen console, the title benefits from improved textures and shadow … [1245 chars]

The British nerd who created a £2bn empire from orcs and goblins

At 25, Ian Livingstone was living in a dingy flat making games. Yesterday, the man responsible for Warhammer received a knighthood

Sir Ian Livingstone begins with a question. “Are you a gamer?” he asks. I am, I reply. I am confident this is the desired answer, as well as the truthful one. We are in the kitchen of his large house in Barnes, south-west London, where he is posing f… [2949 chars]

EA Is Ending the Project CARS Series

EA has shared its decision to “stop further development and investment” in Project CARS, the racing game series developed by Slightly Mad Studios.

EA has shared its decision to “stop further development and investment” in Project CARS, the racing game series developed by Slightly Mad Studios. According to GamesIndustry.biz, EA evaluated the status of the Project CARS series and determined that … [2048 chars]

Horizon MMO reportedly in the pipeline

Plans are reportedly afoot for an MMO set in Sony’s Horizon IP. This project is reported to be in development with Kore…

Plans are reportedly afoot for an MMO set in Sony’s Horizon IP. This project is reported to be in development with Korean Studio NCsoft, which is most famous for publishing the MMORPG Guild Wars and its subsequent sequel. A source familiar with both … [1246 chars]

Video: Check Out This Sonic Frontiers Side-By-Side PS5 & Switch Comparison

Go poppy for pop-ins — Today (finally) marks the release of Sonic Frontiers, and with a host of mixed-to-positive reviews …

Today (finally) marks the release of Sonic Frontiers, and with a host of mixed-to-positive reviews to its name, we were excited to see how the Switch version of the game would match up to the more powerful consoles. Fortunately, GameXplain has come t… [1139 chars]

Cities: Skylines getting 10 bits of globe-trotting DLC starting next week

Cities: Skylines is doing a spot of jet-setting, with publisher Paradox Interactive having announced a geographically i…

Cities: Skylines is doing a spot of jet-setting, with publisher Paradox Interactive having announced a geographically inspired set of 10 DLC releases it’s calling World Tour, which’ll include the new Financial Districts “mini-expansion” later this ye… [2241 chars]

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