Stardew Valley 1.5 hopefully arriving on consoles “late this month or early next month”

Stardew Valley creator Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone says the celebrated farm-life sim’s mammoth 1.5 update has finally been submitted for console certification, and will hopefully release “late this month or early next month”. Barone delighted Stardew Valley fans on PC with a surprise pre-Christmas launch for the game’s long-teased 1.5 update at the tail-end of last […]

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Unearthed Nintendo missive reveals why Banjo-Kazooie’s infamous Stop ‘N’ Swop feature was ditched

Nintendo fans of a certain age might recall the excitement surrounding an innovative feature planned for Banjo-Kazooie on N64 which would enable it to interact with its sequel, Banjo-Tooie, opening up previously inaccessible areas and items. Regrettably, the feature was quietly scrapped, but newly unearthed correspondence from Nintendo has finally confirmed why. First, though, a […]

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Konami insists it has not shut down its video game division despite internal restructure

Konami has insisted it has not shut down its video game division amid an internal restructure that has led to the consolidation of its production divisions. Yesterday it emerged that Konami had announced plans to dissolve its three production divisions “to respond to the rapid market that surrounds us”. The announcement, made on Konami’s corporate […]

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Darwin Project developer Scavengers Studio responds to reports of sexual harassment

Scavengers Studio has now suspended co-founder Simon Darveau and announced it will be audited by an external firm in response to these allegations. Scavengers Studio, developer of defunct battle royale Darwin Project and promising PlayStation 5 game Season, has responded to a report detailing alleged sexual harassment at the studio. The claims centre on co-founder […]

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