November 2018

Path of Exile PS4 delayed to early Feb 2019

The PlayStation 4 version of Path of Exile has been delayed to early February 2019, its developers have said.

The PS4 version of the action role-playing game was due out in December 2018, but was delayed due to certification issues.

Certification is the process video games must go through in order to receive approval to launch on consoles from the first-parties, such as Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo.

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Bethesda offers 500 Atoms to customers affected by Fallout 76 bag-gate

If you thought the controversy surrounding Fallout 76 ended at the game itself, you're in for a surprise. Bethesda is now in trouble with fans for promising a canvas duffel bag in its $200 (£156) Power Armour Edition of the game - and instead delivering a cheap nylon replacement.

Now, in an attempt to placate fans, Bethesda has apologised and promised to give affected customers 500 Atoms (Fallout 76's in-game currency) as compensation.

The foundations for bag-gate began last week when recipients of the Power Armour Edition noticed something was amiss in their deluxe package. Customers began to post comparisons of the promotional material for the edition and what was actually delivered, and claimed Bethesda had changed the bag's description on the site after they began submitting complaints. Sure enough, the official Bethesda Store now says the bag is made of nylon, but the image still reads "canvas," as does the Amazon listing for the product.

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French Revolution courtroom drama We. The Revolution gets a release date

We. The Revolution, an intriguing and attractive game about playing judge during the French Revolution, comes out 21st March 2019.

That's a PC release date but a Switch version is apparently due "shortly after". The press release doesn't mention a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One release.

Johnny played and wrote about We. The Revolution a couple of months ago, calling it "a horribly queasy game about life and death" which, to me, sounds irresistible.

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Nintendo scraps controversial Creators Program, making life easier for YouTubers

Nintendo is finally shutting down its controversial Creators Program after three rocky years packed with criticism from YouTubers.

The news was announced in a short post on the company's website, with the official explanation being Nintendo wants to "make it easier for content creators to make and monetise videos that contain Nintendo game content".

Those who make videos featuring Nintendo's intellectual property will no longer need to submit their content to the program - although they will still need to abide by Nintendo's newly-updated guidelines. These stipulate content creators must include their own "creative input and commentary" in videos, meaning raw gameplay footage is not allowed. Creators must also use monetisation methods approved by Nintendo, such as YouTube's Partner Program and the Twitch Affiliate Program (among others). No Patreon plugs for you - although the list is apparently due to be updated further along the line.

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The Avatar Sequels Are A Very Good Thing For Star Wars

Certain circles of the film community are wondering who's eager to see four sequels to James Cameron's <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/avatar/"><strong><em>Avatar</em></strong></a&gt;, but the followups are arriving at the perfect time for the <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/star-wars/"><strong><em>Star Wars</em></strong></a> franchise. Ever the perfectionist, Cameron took his time time developing brand new technology for his return trips to Pandora, and 11 long years will have passed between the premieres of the original and the first sequel, <a href="https://screenrant.com/avatar-sequels-movie-titles/">rumored to be titled <em>The Way of Water</em></a>. As many have pointed out, the Hollywood landscape has drastically changed over the past decade, leaving some to wonder where <em>Avatar</em> fits in the hierarchy.

Aquaman Was Edited Slightly For UK To Get More Kid-Friendly Rating

<strong><em><a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/aquaman/">Aquaman</a&gt; </em></strong>has been officially classified as a 12A in the United Kingdom, like every other DCEU movie bar <em>Suicide Squad</em>. In order to get that rating, though, it seems the film had to be edited during post-production, with a "<em>bloody detail</em>" removed.

HBO’s The Undoing Limited Series Adds Donald Sutherland To Its Cast

HBO’s upcoming limited series <a href="https://screenrant.com/tag/the-undoing/"><b><i>The Undoing</i></b></a> is shaping up to be an impressive event, as Donald Sutherland has joined the cast alongside star Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant. Kidman has been involved in the series from the start, as she’ll not only star in the psychological thriller but she’s credited as an executive producer as well. With Kidman attached to a high-profile HBO event series, it wasn’t too surprising for the project attract some top-notch talent, which it continues to do with news of Sutherland joining the cast.<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>

Supernatural: The 25 Most Powerful (And 5 Weakest) Beings, Officially Ranked

The world of <strong><em>Supernatural</em></strong> is full of dangerous and powerful beings. This is the basis of the story, as men like Dean and Sam Winchester have tasked themselves with protecting their world from the threats of angels, demons, and monsters, and they are simply part of a larger group of hunters that fight to protect the weak and innocent. That isn't easy, however, as there are forces from Heaven and Hell, as well as the world of the supernatural has brought the world to its knees. This is really what makes <em>Supernatural</em> so fun to watch -- its about two regular guys who become extraordinary to save the world on a weekly basis.