Indie developers can now use Unreal Engine for free

Indie developers can now use Unreal Engine for free

Yesterday’s demo of the Unreal Engine 5 was certainly something wasn’t it? And small indie devs will get a taste of the new cutting-edge technology for free.  Consider yourself an avid gamer? the chances are you’ve already played several titles developed using one of the constantly improving iterations of the Unreal Engine. Whether...

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The Last of Us Part II gets new release date after major leaks

The Last of Us Part II gets new release date after major leaks

Director Neil Druckmann is ‘heartbroken’ but maintains that major leaks of The Last of Us Part II will not spoil the experience come release.  Having being delayed indefinitely earlier this month, we now have an official release date for The Last of Us Part II. But was Naughty Dogs’ hand forced, and why is the game trending worldwide at the moment?  Us unlucky folk already know exactly what’s going on. My...

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PlayStation 5 controller finally revealed

PlayStation 5 controller finally revealed

We’ve yet to get a proper look at the PlayStation 5, but the new controller suggests we’re likely to see a drastic design change from last gen consoles.  With the Xbox Series X's official unveiling happening back in December 2019, Sony were expected to follow suit shortly after. However, here we sit four months later with nought to go on but unconfirmed devkit mock-ups of the PlayStation 5.  Today, we’re...

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You can now use Google Stadia for free

You can now use Google Stadia for free

After flopping at release, Google is hoping more people get on board with its gaming streaming service by making it free. Believe it or not, there was actually a period of time where we were pretty excited for Stadia at Thred. We wrote a lot about it during the build up to launch. Google gave us plenty of reasons to be hyped about this new, Netflix lookalike service that...

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COVID-19 to derail next gen console launches?

COVID-19 to derail next gen console launches?

With Nintendo’s Switch production grinding to a halt in Japan due to global concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, could the upcoming PS5 and Xbox Series X be pushed back too? As if you even needed telling, Sony and Microsoft are again readying their revolutionary machines to usher in the next generation of console gaming, with both the PS5 and Xbox Series X slated for launch before the holiday season rolls...

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