Latest 2021 News

Ghost Recon Breakpoint's first
Ghost Recon Breakpoint's first "major title update" should be out soon
We already knew that Ubisoft had promised new updates were coming to Ghost Recon Breakpoint throughout 2021, and now we have the detail courtesy of a content roadmap and information about two "major title updates". In an blog on the official website, the team says it is "thrilled" to be bringing free content throughout 2021, stating that its "vision is to continue adding on to what we have built together since the launch of the game, including more customisation, progression, and added replay-ability, among others".
'Shop Contest: Easter Sunday 2021, Winners!
'Shop Contest: Easter Sunday 2021, Winners!
Easter is over and so too is Kotaku’s yearly Easter-themed ‘Shop Contest.
Age of Empires 4 launches autumn 2021, includes Norman campaign
This Week on Xbox: April 9, 2021
This Week on Xbox: April 9, 2021
We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint’s next title update revamps AI teammates
Ghost Recon Breakpoint’s next title update revamps AI teammates
The Ghost Recon Breakpoint devs have already surprised us with news that the game is due for further updates this year, and that a 2021 roadmap was on the way.
Neo: The World Ends With You is coming to PC as an Epic Games Store exclusive this summer
Neo: The World Ends With You is coming to PC as an Epic Games Store exclusive this summer
Square Enix has announced a PC version of Neo: The World Ends With You with a summer 2021 release date on Epic Games Store.
Do we still need E3?
Do we still need E3?
E3 is coming back. It skipped 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, and will grace our screens in 2021 as an all-digital event.
PlayStation Store: March 2021 top downloads
PlayStation Store: March 2021 top downloads
And just like that, Spring 2021 is upon us! No surprise to see consistent hits like Black Ops Cold War, GTA V, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, FIFA 21, and NBA 2K21 atop the charts, but we’re also excited to see titles like It Takes Two and Disco Elysium - The Final Cut make their debuts.
Best gaming mouse – the top mice in 2021
Best gaming mouse – the top mice in 2021
Picking the best gaming mouse is a more difficult task today than it was a decade ago.
PlayStation 5 enjoys second biggest month so far | UK Monthly Boxed Charts
PlayStation 5 enjoys second biggest month so far | UK Monthly Boxed Charts
March 2021 can't match March 2020, but it was still a strong month for physical game sales
What to Expect From Nintendo’s E3 2021 - NVC 555
What to Expect From Nintendo’s E3 2021 - NVC 555
Nintendo Voice Chat for the week of April 8, 2021.
PC Gaming Show 2021 Set for June 13th
PC Gaming Show 2021 Set for June 13th
It will be part of a double-header with the Future Games Show.
How to Watch the Next Resident Evil Village Showcase
How to Watch the Next Resident Evil Village Showcase
From where to watch and what to expect, here's everything you need to know about the upcoming Resident Evil Village Showcase airing on April 15, 2021.
Deathloop Has Been Delayed Again
Deathloop Has Been Delayed Again
Deathloop has been delayed for a second time, and will now release later in 2021.
Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing In Disguise will come to Steam in 2021
Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing In Disguise will come to Steam in 2021
When it comes to the gaming world, there are many examples of cult classics that have endured the test of time.
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti might be back in production
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti might be back in production
Rumours point to an EVGA replacement card's serial number having a 2021 manufacture code.
Abandoned, A New First Person Survival Game, Is Coming To PS5 In Q4 2021
Abandoned, A New First Person Survival Game, Is Coming To PS5 In Q4 2021
The cinematic first person title looks to help top off the year.
PlayStation Doesn’t Need E3 to Have a Great 2021
PlayStation Doesn’t Need E3 to Have a Great 2021
IGN's weekly PlayStation show discusses all the latest PS5 and PS4 news, including Sony's upcoming absence from E3, MLB the Show, and much more.
Fortnite streamer Tfue is launching his own series of NFT cards, because of course he is
Fortnite streamer Tfue is launching his own series of NFT cards, because of course he is
The limited-edition digital items go up for sale later this week, if you're in the market for some 2021-style snake oil.
Semiconductor shortage may ease up by second half of 2021 says Acer
Semiconductor shortage may ease up by second half of 2021 says Acer
2020 wasn’t a great year for many industries.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2021 mobile hits 400m downloads
Pro Evolution Soccer 2021 mobile hits 400m downloads
Konami sports franchise reaches new milestone across iOS and Android platforms
Netflix's The Last Kids On Earth Is Getting A Family-Friendly Zombie Game On Switch
Netflix's The Last Kids On Earth Is Getting A Family-Friendly Zombie Game On Switch
Update: Release date confirmed + new trailer! Update (Wed 7th Apr, 2021 16:00 BST): The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom has now been given a solid release date of 4th June 2021.
E3 2021 Confirmed to be a Free Online-Only Event
E3 2021 Confirmed to be a Free Online-Only Event
The post E3 2021 Confirmed to be a Free Online-Only Event appeared first on Fextralife. The ESA confirms E3 2021 will be an online event and remains free for all to watch. The post E3 2021 Confirmed to be a Free Online-Only Event appeared first on Fextralife.
Acer is confident the PC component shortage will ease by second half of 2021
Acer is confident the PC component shortage will ease by second half of 2021
The "happy problem" should lead to improvements in the supply chain soon.
Final Fantasy 14’s Hatching-tide 2021 event kicks off next week
Final Fantasy 14’s Hatching-tide 2021 event kicks off next week
Good news, Final Fantasy 14 fans - the MMO's annual Easter-themed event Hatching-tide is on the way, and soon.
DC Universe Online introduces World of Flashpoint April 15
DC Universe Online introduces World of Flashpoint April 15
The next episode for DC Universe Online is World of Flashpoint, launching April 15, 2021.
Feature: These Japan-Only Animal Crossing Figurines Are So Darn Cute, Fans Are Struggling To Find Them
Feature: These Japan-Only Animal Crossing Figurines Are So Darn Cute, Fans Are Struggling To Find Them
More artificial scarcity. On March 29, 2021, Bandai Candy — in partnership with Nintendo and 7-Eleven — released a collection of seven Animal Crossing figurines.
GTA 5 Is Coming Back to Xbox Game Pass This Week
GTA 5 Is Coming Back to Xbox Game Pass This Week
Microsoft has announced that Grand Theft Auto V will be returning to Xbox Game Pass on April 8, 2021, for the first time since May 2020.
E3 2021 Confirmed for June 12th to 15th
E3 2021 Confirmed for June 12th to 15th
The digital-only event will feature Microsoft, Ubisoft, Nintendo and more participating.
E3 returns for 2021 with an online show June 12-15
E3 returns for 2021 with an online show June 12-15
After skipping last year due to the pandemic, E3 will officially return in 2021 with a free online show running June 12-15th.
The Nintendo eShop Is Currently Down Due To
The Nintendo eShop Is Currently Down Due To "Emergency Maintenance"
Update: And it's back? Update (Tue 6th Apr, 2021 15:35 BST): Unless our eyes are deceiving us, the eShop is now back up and running in both Europe and North America.
E3 2021 will be a free online-only event, ESA confirms
E3 2021 will be a free online-only event, ESA confirms
Following reports that E3 would be returning this year as a digital event, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has now officially confirmed that E3 2021 will be an online-only affair: and it will be free to watch.
E3 2021 Plans Announced: Xbox and Nintendo Involved, No Sign of Sony
E3 2021 Plans Announced: Xbox and Nintendo Involved, No Sign of Sony
The ESA has announced its plans for the first digital-only E3, which will include Nintendo and Xbox, but currently does not feature Sony.
Nintendo, Xbox and Ubisoft back digital-only E3 2021
Nintendo, Xbox and Ubisoft back digital-only E3 2021
But PlayStation and EA remain absent
E3 returns this summer as a “reimagined, all-virtual” event
E3 2021 Has Been Dated - Nintendo, Xbox, Capcom And More All Confirmed
E3 2021 Has Been Dated - Nintendo, Xbox, Capcom And More All Confirmed
Online-only, and completely free. The Entertainment Software Association has announced its plans for this year's E3 event, revealing that several major publishers are already on board – including Nintendo. A "reimagined, all-virtual" version of E3 will take place from Saturday 12th to Tuesday 15th June.
It's Official: E3 Returns As An All-Digital, All-Free Event June 12
It's Official: E3 Returns As An All-Digital, All-Free Event June 12
Following the cancelation of 2020's event due to covid-19, and much rumor and speculation regarding this year’s iteration of what was once the most important video game trade show in the world, the Entertainment Software Association today announces E3 2021, a free all-digital event running June 12 through 15.
E3 2021 is now coming sooner, on June 12–15
E3 2021 is now coming sooner, on June 12–15
Publishers including Xbox, Capcom, Konami and Ubisoft will be showcasing their wares.
The 10 best PS5 games to play in 2021
The 10 best PS5 games to play in 2021
The PlayStation 5 is just a few months old - and still very hard to get hold of.
An Outriders line that seems to reference the US Capitol riot was written 2 years ago
An Outriders line that seems to reference the US Capitol riot was written 2 years ago
The characters weren't in Washington DC in 2021, but a coincidence makes it sound a lot like they were.
Outriders is the most divisive game of 2021 so far
Outriders is the most divisive game of 2021 so far
The opinion seems split on whether Outriders is a fantastic loot shooter or a terrible one.
It's 2021, Charge Your Phone With an Anker PowerWave Pad
It's 2021, Charge Your Phone With an Anker PowerWave Pad
Anker PowerWave Charging Pad | $8.50 | Amazon | Use Promo Code ANKER2503 Read more...
Marvel's Avengers, Borderlands 3, and The Long Dark Join PlayStation Now
Marvel's Avengers, Borderlands 3, and The Long Dark Join PlayStation Now
Sony has announced that Marvel's Avengers, Borderlands 3, and The Long Dark will all be arriving on PlayStation Now on April 6, 2021.
PlayStation Now games for April 2021: Marvel’s Avengers, Borderlands 3 and The Long Dark
PlayStation Now games for April 2021: Marvel’s Avengers, Borderlands 3 and The Long Dark
April’s PlayStation Now lineup is a titanic team up featuring Marvel’s Avengers, Borderlands 3, and The Long Dark.
Consumers spend $32b on apps in Q1 2021 - App Annie
Consumers spend $32b on apps in Q1 2021 - App Annie
Total consumer spend on gaming hit $22 billion up 32% year-over-year
Elder Scrolls Online Free To Play Event Lasts 2 Weeks This April 2021
Elder Scrolls Online Free To Play Event Lasts 2 Weeks This April 2021
The post Elder Scrolls Online Free To Play Event Lasts 2 Weeks This April 2021 appeared first on Fextralife. Elder Scrolls Online free to play event is now live for 2 weeks! Check out the MMORPG for free, celebrate the 7th anniversary and the Blackwood prologue quest! The post Elder Scrolls Online Free To Play Event Lasts 2 Weeks This April 2021 appeared first on Fextralife.
'Shop Contest: Easter Sunday 2021
'Shop Contest: Easter Sunday 2021
To those who celebrate, Happy Easter! To those who don’t care or just realized today is Easter Sunday, happy Sunday! A year ago things were bad.
The FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championships returns for 2021 Season
The FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championships returns for 2021 Season
As we enter our fourth year of the FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championships I am no less excited than I was back in 2018.
Feature: Nintendo Life eShop Selects - March 2021
Feature: Nintendo Life eShop Selects - March 2021
March's best Switch eShop games! Last month, we celebrated the Switch's fourth anniversary on the market.
The Summer Game Fest Returns This June
The Summer Game Fest Returns This June
Day of the Devs is also back. As we get closer to the halfway mark of 2021, more video game events are beginning to get underway.
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga delayed again
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga delayed again
Warner Bros. has delayed Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga again. Developer TT Games said it needed more time to make Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, which was due out spring 2021 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X, "the biggest and best ever Lego game." The Skywalker Saga was first revealed at E3 2019 and was initially expected to come out in late 2020, but in August it was delayed to spring 2021.
These are the PC games releasing in April and May
These are the PC games releasing in April and May
Here's your spring 2021 release calendar.
This Week on Xbox: April 2, 2021
This Week on Xbox: April 2, 2021
We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week.
The Last of Us HBO Series to Reportedly Begin Filming in July 2021
The Last of Us HBO Series to Reportedly Begin Filming in July 2021
The Last of Us HBO series is reportedly set to film in Calgary from July 5, 2021 to June 8, 2022.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Delayed
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Delayed
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker has been delayed past its Spring 2021 release window.
MLB The Show 21 is Coming to Xbox Game Pass on Day One
MLB The Show 21 is Coming to Xbox Game Pass on Day One
With another thrilling Opening Day in the books, Major League Baseball fans around the world were treated to all the nail biters, dingers, and bat flips they could handle when teams took the field to kick off the 2021 season.
MLB The Show 21 Coming to Xbox Game Pass At Launch
MLB The Show 21 Coming to Xbox Game Pass At Launch
Microsoft has confirmed that the once-PlayStation exclusive MLB The Show 21 will be arriving on Xbox Game Pass on its launch day of April 20, 2021.
Don't Worry, E3 2021 Won't Be Locked Behind A Paywall
Don't Worry, E3 2021 Won't Be Locked Behind A Paywall
It's the same as usual, according to the ESA. Yesterday, VGC published a story suggesting E3 could potentially be locking some elements of this year's digital E3 event behind a paywall. The plan, according to "multiple publishing sources" was to apparently charge a fee for some of this year's content.
10 Disappointing Nintendo Games (And 10 That We Love) - NVC 554
10 Disappointing Nintendo Games (And 10 That We Love) - NVC 554
Nintendo Voice Chat for the week of April 1st, 2021.
Review: Doshin The Giant - A Chilled-Out Cult Classic That's Still Fresh In 2021
Review: Doshin The Giant - A Chilled-Out Cult Classic That's Still Fresh In 2021
Sorry America. God simulators were a big deal back in the day, but it has to be said that in recent years they’ve not been as prevalent.
Round Up: The Best Video Game April Fools' Day Gags Of 2021
Round Up: The Best Video Game April Fools' Day Gags Of 2021
Don't get fooled! Once again, it's that wonderful time of year when you really can't believe anything you see on the internet.
April Fools' Day 2021 round-up
April Fools' Day 2021 round-up
All of today's tomfoolery in one place.
Elder Scrolls Online Comes to PS5, Xbox Series X in June
Elder Scrolls Online Comes to PS5, Xbox Series X in June
The Elder Scrolls Online: Console Enhanced is the next-gen version of ESO that will be released on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S on June 8, 2021.
ExoMecha Coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One in August 2021
ExoMecha Coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One in August 2021
The clock is ticking. I’m so excited to announce that ExoMecha, a free-to-play online competitive first-person shooter, has introduced its new trailer (above) and our game will be available in August 2021 for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One! Learn more about ExoMecha from our previous Xbox Wire post, or sign up for the beta at www.exomecha.com.
PlayStation Plus Games for April 2021 Announced
PlayStation Plus Games for April 2021 Announced
Sony has announced that Oddworld: Soulstorm, Days Gone, and Zombie Army 4: Dead War are the PlayStation Plus games for April 2021.
PlayStation Plus April games announced
PlayStation Plus April games announced
Sony has announced April 2021's PlayStation Plus titles, all of which will be available to download from 6th April to 3rd May. First up, Oddworld: Soulstorm, which as we knew already will launch on 6th April directly into PlayStation Plus.
'Ask Iwata' Tribute Book Will Be Translated Into Ten Other Languages
'Ask Iwata' Tribute Book Will Be Translated Into Ten Other Languages
And it launches in April. Back in July of last year, it was announced that an English-language version of 'Ask Iwata: Words of Wisdom', a Satoru Iwata tribute book, was set to published in 2021.
SGDQ 2021 is dead, long live SGDQ 2021 Online
SGDQ 2021 is dead, long live SGDQ 2021 Online
Summer Games Done Quick 2021 Online has been confirmed for July, and as the name suggests, the charity speedrunning event will be online-only.
Xbox Games with Gold for April 2021 Announced
Xbox Games with Gold for April 2021 Announced
The Xbox Games with Gold for April 2021 are Vikings: Wolves of Midgard, Truck Racing Championship, Dark Void, and Hard Corps: Uprising.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Next-Gen Version Coming in the Second Half of 2021
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Next-Gen Version Coming in the Second Half of 2021
CD Projekt Red says The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's next-gen update will arrive in the second half of 2021.
Here's April 2021's Xbox Live Games With Gold
Here's April 2021's Xbox Live Games With Gold
Despite recent changes to Xbox Live (or at least its name), April’s Games with Gold are here (whew!).
New Games with Gold for April 2021
New Games with Gold for April 2021
The April Games with Gold lineup is here! On Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, battle mythical beasts in Vikings: Wolves of Midgard, and drive heavy big rigs to victory in Truck Racing Championship.
Tokyo Game Show 2021 Confirmed To Be An Online Event
Tokyo Game Show 2021 Confirmed To Be An Online Event
There will be an invite-only part of the show for media, however.
Guide: Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games And Accessories For April And May 2021
Guide: Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games And Accessories For April And May 2021
You find the fun and... Snap! As we transition into a new season, we've arrived at the month synonymous with fools and showers.
Tokyo Game Show 2021 will be online
Tokyo Game Show 2021 will be online
Organisers drop physical event for its 25th year, but an in-person press gathering will be arranged
The best gaming laptops in Australia for 2021
The best gaming laptops in Australia for 2021
The best gaming laptops come in all shapes and sizes and we picked out some of our favorites.
PAX East 2021 Cancelled, Will Be Replaced With PAX Online 2021 July 15-18
PAX East 2021 Cancelled, Will Be Replaced With PAX Online 2021 July 15-18
The organizers are still optimistic about PAX Unplugged and PAX West
PAX East 2021 goes fully online do to “ongoing public health concerns”
PAX East 2021 goes fully online do to “ongoing public health concerns”
It’s been more than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic rocked the world, and we’re just now seeing a light at the end of the tunnel.
PAX East cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
PAX East cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
The annual convention will be replaced by PAX Online 2021 digital event running July 15 to July 18
PAX East 2021 is cancelled but PAX Online is coming back in July
PAX East 2021 is cancelled but PAX Online is coming back in July
If you're looking at the 2021 calendar and really starting to miss your usual gaming convention trips, PAX has some good and bad news.
PAX East 2021 Isn't Happening, But PAX Online Returns This Summer
PAX East 2021 Isn't Happening, But PAX Online Returns This Summer
PAX West hopes remain "cautiously optimistic". ReedPop and Penny Arcade have confirmed that PAX East 2021 won't be able to take place this year, but the fun continues thanks to the return of PAX Online. While physical events are still impossible due to the current climate, PAX Online hopes to engage with fans "in new ways", including an Indie Showcase that'll take place between now and the event's start on 15th July.
Ratchet & Clank PS4 to Get a 60 FPS Update for PS5 in April 2021
Ratchet & Clank PS4 to Get a 60 FPS Update for PS5 in April 2021
Insomniac Games has revealed that 2016's Ratchet & Clank will be getting a 60 FPS patch for PS5 in April 2021, while also reminding fans that the game is free to all PS4 and PS5 owners until the end of March.
Review: Narita Boy - Pay Homage To The '80s In This Marvellous Metroidvania
Review: Narita Boy - Pay Homage To The '80s In This Marvellous Metroidvania
A digital utopia. It’s 2021, yet it somehow still feels like we’re in the 1980s.
This Microsoft Flight Simulator mod adds the Ever Given in the Suez Canal
This Microsoft Flight Simulator mod adds the Ever Given in the Suez Canal
The greatest spectacle of 2021 has been a container ship stuck in the Suez Canal.
We Are The Caretakers Announced to Be Coming to Xbox Series and Xbox One in 2021
We Are The Caretakers Announced to Be Coming to Xbox Series and Xbox One in 2021
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PAX East 2021 Canceled, Replaced With PAX Online In July
PAX East 2021 Canceled, Replaced With PAX Online In July
While convention organizers held out hope until the last minute, it turns out early June was still a bit too soon for thousands of gamers to descend upon Boston for PAX East 2021.
Best mechanical keyboards in 2021
Best mechanical keyboards in 2021
Make the switch with our guide to the best mechanical keyboards.
Top 5 Upcoming RPGs Of April 2021 (Outriders, NieR Replicant, and More!)
Top 5 Upcoming RPGs Of April 2021 (Outriders, NieR Replicant, and More!)
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Save up to 54% on these Logitech PC gaming accessories
Save up to 54% on these Logitech PC gaming accessories
The start of 2021 has been a relatively dry period for next-gen releases, but there have been some amazing games popping up on Steam.