Author: Hot Game

Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito could be Far Cry 6’s next villain

Rumours are swirling that Breaking Bad and The Mandalorian actor, Giancarlo Esposito, will star in Far Cry 6. In a recent interview, Esposito confirmed he’d been working on a “huge” video game that required a whole “new style of acting”, but stopped short of revealing the name of the game he’d been involved in. “This video game I did –…

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Xbox and PlayStation withdraw ads from Facebook in support of #StopHateForProfit

PlayStation and Xbox are the latest companies to withdraw advertisements from Facebook. As part of the #StopHateForProfit campaign that seeks to hold Facebook accountable for the misinformative and hateful content it permits to spread on its platform, Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox brand are two of a number of advertising partners that have chosen to withdraw their support until the…

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Players complain that VPN abuse is inflating the preorder cost of Horizon Zero Dawn on PC

PC players in territories that traditionally pay less for digital games have seen the pre-order price for Horizon Zero Dawn skyrocket after players reportedly used VPNs to secure the game for significantly less than the price listed in their own regional stores. In a ResetEra thread outlining how the practice hurts people in regions with less money, members detailed how…

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World of Warcraft’s quietest servers will be merged with busier ones, says Blizzard

Blizzard has outlined plans to merge sparser World of Warcraft servers with more popular ones. Following a “comprehensive study of realm populations for every realm in the world”, Blizzard said it will “connect the low-population realms to other existing realms” over the next two to three months during scheduled maintenance “until [they]’ve connected every low-population realm in every region to…

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Ubisoft delays RTS The Settlers “until further notice”

Ubisoft Blue Byte has announced an indefinite delay to The Settlers.  The real-time strategy series – which first came to life in 1993 – was resurrected back in 2018, but now it seems Blue Byte has made “the difficult decision to postpone the release of the game until further notice”. “There are so many The Settlers fans out there who…

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There’s still time to watch Fortnite’s in-game panel about racism in America

There’s still time to catch Fortnite‘s latest in-game Party Royale premiere, We the People, throughout today. The special in-game show showcased “a series of conversations that advance the dialogue around race in America with prominent BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) voices in business, sports, media, music, and entertainment” yesterday at 8:46 am CDT. As our friends at PC…

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Ubisoft executive Maxime Béland resigns following sexual misconduct allegations

Ubisoft executive Maxime Béland has resigned. In a statement to VGC, Ubisoft confirmed Béland had left the company “effective immediately”. It also confirmed that the allegations made against him would continue to be investigated following his resignation. Béland is perhaps best known for his work on Ubisoft tentpole franchises Splinter Cell, Assassin’s Creed, Rainbow Six, and Far Cry, and served as creative…

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We haven’t seen any trailers for FNAF Security Breach yet, but this leak has reveal its characters

A tweet from cute collectible manufacturers Funko has unveiled the roster of characters heading to the next Five Nights at Freddy’s game, Security Breach, before the game itself was able to do so. While these kinds of posts usually end up with a deleted tweet and some blurry screenshots, interestingly, Funko’s tweet remains online despite a flurry of protests from…

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