January 20, 2021

IGN

Where Will Ubisoft Take Star Wars?

The new Lucasfilm Games publishing umbrella once again dominates our conversation this week, as the first new non-EA Star Wars game in a decade gets announced. We discuss Ubisoft and Massive’s upcoming open-world Star Wars adventure, including what it might…

Ubisoft's Massive Star Wars Game

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN’s weekly video game podcast. This week your Omega Cops — Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis — are discussing all the Lucasfilm Games news from this week: Ubisoft’s Star Wars and…

Hitman 3 Review

Agent 47’s unique brand of slow-paced stealth in an assortment of dense, deadly, and deeply varied murder playgrounds has reached a wonderful crescendo in Hitman 3. While it doesn’t stray from the killer chord combination developer IO Interactive crafted for…

Rockstar Developers Patent New NPC Tech, Potentially for GTA 6

A patent filed by Take-Two Interactive details a new Rockstar-developed system for managing NPC navigation, with details explicitly referring to vehicle road routes and behaviour. The patent application, entitled ‘System And Method For Virtual Navigation In A Gaming Environment’, was…

The Last of Us HBO TV Series Gets a New Director

HBO’s The Last of Us Series officially has a new director. The Oscar-nominated Beanpole director Kantemir Balagov will direct the adaptation of Naughty Dog’s hit post-apocalyptic adventure game, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Beanpole, a drama focused on two women…