Thomas Mahler Forced to Apologize for Criticizing No Man’s Sky and Cyperpunk 2077

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Thomas Mahler, Creative Director at Moon Game Studios and the designer and director of Ori series recently apologized for criticizing the press attention that No Man’s Sky and Cyperpunk 2077 received prior to launch in comparison to his own Ori and the Blind Forest game. Mahler also took Peter Molyneux of Fable series fame to… Continue reading Thomas Mahler Forced to Apologize for Criticizing No Man’s Sky and Cyperpunk 2077

CD Projekt RED ‘Cyberpunked’: Ransomware Hack

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CD Projekt RED, the maker of Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3, has been hit by a massive ransomware hack. Ransomware hacks are when hackers penetrate vulnerable server systems and hold the data on them hostage for a ransom. CD Projekt RED says they will not pay the hackers the ransom and that they are… Continue reading CD Projekt RED ‘Cyberpunked’: Ransomware Hack

Cyberpunk 2077 Review: If Uwe Boll Made a Video Game

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Cyberpunk 2077 is a game I waited nearly six years for, growing increasingly worried as more and more details emerged over time, until finally, we have this—an unplayable mess on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, a mediocre game on PC, and a dull, buggy shell of a game on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.… Continue reading Cyberpunk 2077 Review: If Uwe Boll Made a Video Game

Cyberpunk 2077 Report Allegations and CD PROJEKT RED’S Response

CD PROJEKT RED has responded to Jason Schrier’s Bloomberg article, “Inside Cyberpunk 2077’s Disastrous Rollout,” which includes interviews with developers stating that the game was not ready for public release. It’s no secret that Cyberpunk 2077‘s launch has been riddled with problems that have been hitting the studio’s reputation hard, leading to them being watched by the Polish… Continue reading Cyberpunk 2077 Report Allegations and CD PROJEKT RED’S Response

Cyberpunk 2077 is Being Watched by the Polish Government

The Polish government, specifically the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK), will be keeping track of the updates and patches being made on Cyberpunk 2077. The UOKiK will be expecting CD PROJEKT RED to answer specific questions about their game. Depending on the government’s response, the studio may face a fine in addition to… Continue reading Cyberpunk 2077 is Being Watched by the Polish Government

Miles Morales did not Sell Well, but Cyberpunk Sells 13 Million Units

Sony’s PlayStation 5 killer app (personally, I think Demon’s Souls is the true killer app), Spider Man: Miles Morales, flunked at the box office with only 600,000 units moved during the launch period. The number is staggeringly low when you factor in that it launched across both the PS4 (with its nearly 115 million unit… Continue reading Miles Morales did not Sell Well, but Cyberpunk Sells 13 Million Units

Cyberpunk 2077 Removed from PlayStation Store and Other Updates

CD PROJEKT RED has had arguably one of the worst launch weeks in video game history since Cyberpunk 2077 launched on December 10, 2020. Despite a promising sales start, many were quick to point out the numerous bugs in the game that made it unplayable for most. This led CD PROJEKT RED to apologize and offer… Continue reading Cyberpunk 2077 Removed from PlayStation Store and Other Updates

CD Projekt Might be Sued by Investors in the Midst Launch Failure

CD Projekt, a company that gained respect, and the gaming community’s love with its Witcher franchise is now in shambles. I have never seen such a precipitous fall from grace for a “AAA” gaming company within the span of a week. Literally, two weeks ago the company was one of the most beloved publisher/developers in… Continue reading CD Projekt Might be Sued by Investors in the Midst Launch Failure

Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt, and the Evils of Sinning by Omission

It has been nearly a week since Cyberpunk 2077’s much awaited, and now much maligned launch. The game has provided a very good, though bug filled role-playing gaming experience for high end PC players, and a poor, broken at times, bug filled experience for users at the other end of the spectrum (2013’s console owners). … Continue reading Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt, and the Evils of Sinning by Omission

CD PROJEKT RED Apologizes for Cyberpunk 2077, Offering Refunds and Updates

CD PROJEKT RED released a statement apologizing for Cyberpunk 2077 as well as offering refunds for the game and promising to fix bugs. The game has certainly experienced a rocky road, starting with delays that led to gamers sending death threats to the development team. The game has been well-received by critics but bombed by many… Continue reading CD PROJEKT RED Apologizes for Cyberpunk 2077, Offering Refunds and Updates