Tag: Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk creator Mike Pondsmith: We’re not ready for real-world braindancing

Cyberpunk 2077 introduced another take on virtual reality when it launched late last year. Braindancing (the downloading of data from an experience to view it through someone else)  saw players experience an event from another person’s point of view. It went deeper than what we experience in the real world with virtual reality headsets like […]

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The Hedge Fund That Made Millions On ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Flopping Got Crushed By GameStop’s Stock Surge

GameStop has been the talk of the financial world the last two weeks, with its stock price soaring thanks to a bizarre battle between Reddit day traders and investment firms betting against them to fail. So far, those who have been fortunate enough to buy low on the stock have seen huge gains, and Reddit […]

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December 2020 NPD: Nintendo dominates with half of the top 20 games

December saw new records for consumer spending on video games in the United States of $7.7 billion, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. The new PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S hardware drove that, but ongoing success for Nintendo’s Switch platform was also instrumental. “December 2020 consumer spending across video game hardware, content and […]

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CD Projekt Red releases Cypberpunk 2077 apology and roadmap

In a new video posted to Twitter, CD Projekt Red co-founder Marcin Iwiński apologizes for Cyberpunk 2077‘s rough launch and lays out a roadmap for the game’s future. Cyberpunk 2077 came out on December 10 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia and PC. While the PC version runs well, aside from bugs, the last-gen console […]

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The DeanBeat: My favorite games of 2020

Many people’s memories of 2020 will reflect a horrible year. But games offered us an escape from that reality. They let us maintain social distance while still connecting remotely with our friends. And they kept us sane at a time when the pandemic and the U.S. presidential election were tearing us apart. Despite an unrelenting […]

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Retailers Expanded Their ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Refund Policies As Reports Of Tensions At Its Developer Mount

Cyberpunk 2077 is currently going through one of the worst releases of the 2020 gaming calendar, with frustrated gamers getting an apology from developer CD Projekt Red and a promise of refunds if they’re unsatisfied with the followup to The Witcher 3. Though in development since 2012, the actual game was delayed three times in […]

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Cyberpunk 2077: How to Lose Consumer Trust and Have Sony Delist Your Game in Just One Week

Damn, look how good those graphics are Screenshot: YouTube (Other) One would think that seven years of development time would result in one of the most polished games ever, but, uh, nah. The game is so broken on console that Sony has taken the unprecedented step of completely removing it from the PlayStation Store. Advertisement […]

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Microsoft expands its refund system for Cyberpunk 2077

If you purchased Cyberpunk 2077 digitally on the Microsoft Store, you can get a full refund. This was already true on Xbox, but it didn’t apply to all situations. If you played the game for more than 2 hours, the refund system likely would have denied your request. But Microsoft is lifting those restrictions for […]

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Sony offers Cyberpunk 2077 refunds and delists the game from online store

When players discovered that Cyberpunk 2077 ran like garbage on older consoles, CD Projekt Red suggested that they ask for refunds. At first, many had a hard time doing just that. Today, Sony has clarified that it will offer a refund to anyone who bought Cyberpunk 2077 on its digital store. But Sony is going […]

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CD Projekt Red risked the reputations of others to insulate Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 is out, and it’s the only thing people can talk about. But while many people are playing and enjoying it, many others are encountering a game that is broken and buggy — especially on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Over the past week, developer CD Projekt Red has tried to apologize to fans, […]

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GameStop Memo Directs Customers Seeking ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Refund to CD Projekt

Screen shot courtesy of CD Projekt RED Earlier this week, Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED told its millions of fans if they were unsatisfied with the broken game that released earlier this month, they should request a refund. Since then, chaos has ensued, because the studio does not control the refund process, and every […]

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The ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Developer Apologized For Bugs And Offered A Refund To Frustrated Gamers

CD Projekt Red, the Polish game giant and the makers of Cyberpunk 2077, offered an apology to frustrated gamers on Monday and offered those unhappy with the game’s release a full refund. Just days after the game was finally released, the makers of Witcher 3 issued a statement addressing the concerns of players, promising more […]

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Taking It Back in This Week’s Good-Ass Games at Good-Ass Prices

Image: Square-Enix Happy Friday, folks! I’m so proud of you for surviving another week of 2020. This shit ain’t easy, I know it. As a reward for your tenacity I shall provide a list of good-ass games at some solid-ass prices. Advertisement So earlier this week I tried my best to convince you to stop […]

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Grimes Drops ‘Delicate Weapon,’ A Poppy And Ethereal New ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Song

Cyberpunk 2077 is finally out, and it’s a game with a lot of musical involvement. In a similar way to Grand Theft Auto 5, Cyberpunk has in-game radio stations that play music regularly, for which some artists recorded new songs. Grimes’ role in the game goes deeper than that, though, as she plays a pop […]

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The DeanBeat: The Game Awards show gaming’s past and future

The Game Awards always inspires me to think about the possibilities of gaming. The show looks into the past year, which now seems like a century ago, to review all the games that deserve awards. And it looks ahead with world premieres that promise us good things to come. The games that show up in […]

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Forza Horizon 4 adds Cyberpunk car as free downloadable content

Playground Games and CD Projekt Red are adding the car from Cyberpunk 2077’s marketing to open-world racing game Forza Horizon 4. The studios announced the deal at The Game Awards tonight. The car is available as free downloadable content in Forza Horizon 4 beginning December 11. This means if you are an Xbox Game Pass […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 is a game about following the yellow line

Cyberpunk 2077 is out for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Stadia this week, and that means you’ll finally get a chance to explore its big-budget, vast open world. But when you do, you may find that the game feels less open than you might expect. And that’s because this is a game about following […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 is key to holiday sales growth to cap off gaming’s 2020

While everyone else struggled with the pandemic, video games had a strong 2020. And that’s going to continue for the big games that are closing out the year, according to the latest report from data-tracking firm DFC Intelligence. Growth for gaming might seem obvious due to the launch of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. […]

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