#Video Games Chronicle

Gamers React to Microsoft's Activision Acquisition

This morning Microsoft’s massive announcement of a cash acquisition of Activision Blizzard and all of its development studios and IP for $68.7 billion sent shock waves across the industry. Responses and hot takes were a dime a dozen as gamers questioned what this would mean for the future of video games, the “console war,” Activision Blizzard’s ongoing legal and work culture struggles, and more.
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Playstation fans rejoice as classic PS3 games mysteriously appear on PS5 store

While many people still can't get their hands on a Playstation 5, the lucky gamers who have could be in for a huge surprise. Old-school Playstation 3 games have started appearing with price tags on the Playstation 5's PSN Store, amid rumours that Sony is pushing for backwards compatibility with its earlier games console.
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PlayStation 3 games have reportedly started showing up on the PlayStation 5 store

The rumour mill is all abuzz following the appearance of some PlayStation 3 games on the digital storefront of the PlayStation 5. As reported by Video Games Chronicle, listings for PS3 games such as Dead or Alive 5, Bejewelled and Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands started appearing on the PS5 store. According to the users, such as VGC’s own Jordan Middler, these listings had prices, but were not purchasable. In the case of Dead or Alive 5, it’s also not a game available through PlayStation Now in Europe.

PS5 Scalper Says He Gives Other Folks a Chance To Be Entrepreneurs

PS5 scalper claims that he gives other folks a chance to be entrepreneurs with his restock tracking service. He says that they get to keep hundreds of dollars by merely reselling Sony PlayStation gaming consoles in bulk. PS5 Scalper and Entrepreneurship. As per the report by Video Games Chronicle or...

With Vanguard set to release, the next Call of Duty would already be known

The informant-generally-very-well-informed Tom Henderson affirms on Twitter that le Call of Duty who will come out at fall 2022 will be the sequel to Modern Warfare published in 2019. Its internal code name would be Cortez Project. The info was correlated by Video Games Chronicle via its own sources, which...

These were the CEOs of the video game industry who received the most in 2020

Bobby Kotick earned as much as 1,560 Activision Blizzard employees that year according to one report. The recent scandals at Activision Blizzard have once again put the spotlight on the figure of the CEO in the big video game companies, and that also includes their profits. In this sense, yesterday a report was published containing The CEOs who earned the most in 2020, the first year of the pandemic.

Rumoured Twisted Metal reboot now reportedly in the hands of Firesprite Games

Recent Sony acquisition Firesprite Games has been named as the studio reportedly taking over the rumoured Twisted Metal reboot. The studio was named by Video Games Chronicle in an update to the story earlier this week. That original report claimed that the project had been moved away from Destruction AllStars developer Lucid Games. However, the outlet now understands that one of the project’s game directors may also have moved along with it.

Horizon Forbidden West reportedly leaks online weeks ahead of release

Anyone keen on going spoiler-free into Horizon Forbidden West, be warned: the game has leaked online. A report by Video Games Chronicle (VGC) states that an early build of the open-world action RPG from Guerrilla Games has indeed made it online on Monday. It appears to be of the PS4 version and is only missing certain graphical assets. Images from the leaked build made it onto social media but are quickly getting taken down and replaced with only “This image has been removed in response to a report from the copyright holder” disclaimers. It seems Sony is responding to the leak quickly.

Sony's Twisted Metal reboot could have a new developer

Bottom line: Sony’s planned reboot of vehicular combat franchise Twisted Metal is no longer happening under the direction of Lucid Games. Fret not, however, as the series is still in development albeit at a different studio. Sources familiar with the matter recently told Video Games Chronicle that Sony has...

Twisted Metal Revival Reportedly Rebooted, Now Being Handled by a Sony 1st Party Studio

For the last few months, rumors have circulated that Sony is planning to revive their classic Twisted Metal franchise with Destruction AllStars developer Lucid Games taking the lead. Well, according to a new insider report from Video Games Chronicle, it seems that may have already changed. Don’t worry, the game's still on the way, but the developer has reportedly changed.

Bend Studio Pitched An ‘Open-World Resistance’ Game After Days Gone 2 Was Rejected

Former Bend Studio director Jeff Ross revealed earlier this week that Days Gone sold more than Ghost of Tsushima, but was not praised like it and instead seen as a disappointment by Sony and PlayStation. Discussing that with former God of War and Twisted Metal director David Jaffe on a recent livestream, Ross also revealed some other pitches Bend Studio made after a sequel to Days Gone was rejected.