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Embracer Group to acquire EIDOS, Crystal Dynamics & Square Enix Montreal

Embracer Group has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the development studios Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal, Square Enix Montréal, and a catalogue of IPs including Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief, Legacy of Kain and more than 50 back-catalogue games. Continue reading Embracer Group to acquire EIDOS, Crystal Dynamics & Square Enix Montreal

Shadow of the Tomb Raider December 16th Update improves ray-traced shadows

EIDOS Montreal and Crystal Dynamics have released a brand new update for the PC version of Shadow of the Tomb Raider. According to the release notes, the December 16th Update improves the look of raytraced shadows on High or Ultra settings. Continue reading Shadow of the Tomb Raider December 16th Update improves ray-traced shadows

Marvel’s Avengers Patch 2.2.1 released, full patch notes revealed

Crystal Dynamics has released Patch 2.2.1 for Marvel’s Avengers. According to the release notes, Update 2.2.1 brings some stability improvements and crash fixes for the Discordant Sound Raid. Moreover, it addresses an issue that could cause Iron Man to become invincible when failing to summon the Hulkbuster on uneven ground. Continue reading Marvel’s Avengers Patch 2.2.1 released, full patch notes revealed

Square Enix will now remove the controversial gameplay-related MTX from Marvel’s Avengers

Last month, Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics have added some gameplay-related microtransactions to Marvel’s Avengers. Needless to say that this frustrated a lot of fans. After all, Crystal Dynamics had previously promised that it would never do such a thing in this particular game. And today, almost a month after their inclusion, Square Enix revealed that it will be removing both Hero’s Catalysts and Fragment Extractors. Continue reading Square Enix will now remove the controversial gameplay-related MTX from Marvel’s Avengers

Shadow of the Tomb Raider runs noticeably faster without Denuvo

A few days ago, Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics removed the Denuvo anti-tamper tech from Shadow of the Tomb Raider. As such, and after some reports, we’ve decided to benchmark the game and see how it performs now that Denuvo is no longer available. And, surprisingly enough, the game now runs noticeably faster. Continue reading Shadow of the Tomb Raider runs noticeably faster without Denuvo

Denuvo removed from Shadow of the Tomb Raider & Rise of the Tomb Raider

Square Enix has released two new patches for Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider that remove the Denuvo anti-tamper tech. Moreover, and as promised, these new patches add support for the latest version of the NVIDIA DLSS tech. Continue reading Denuvo removed from Shadow of the Tomb Raider & Rise of the Tomb Raider

Despite promises, Marvel’s Avengers now has gameplay-related microtransactions

Prior to the release of Marvel’s Avengers, Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics were stating that the game would not feature lootboxes or pay-to-win mechanics. The teams were claiming that the game would only feature cosmetic microtransactions. However, the latest update for Marvel’s Avengers introduced paid XP boosters. Continue reading Despite promises, Marvel’s Avengers now has gameplay-related microtransactions