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Microsoft has expressed interest in purchasing the Warner Bros. gaming unit, which is currently owned by AT&T. News of Microsoft's interest in buying the gaming unit comes from two people who claim to be familiar with its plans. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, also known as WB Games, has been behind some very popular franchises, including the Batman: Arkham series, multiple Lego games, and the extremely popular games Mortal Kombat. WB Games will also be responsible for distributing CD Projekt Red's Cyberpunk 2077 later this year. WB Games has studios located in the US, Canada, and the UK. AT&T acquired the game studio when it purchased the assets of Time Warner in 2018. The challenge... Read more...
To say that WB Games release of Batman: Arkham Knight for the PC was a disaster would be putting it lightly. The game was released early in the summer and was riddled with bugs, performance issues and gameplay maladies that made angered gamers. WB Games screwed up so badly with Batman: Arkham Knight that it took drastic actions by actually pulling the games off store shelves and disabling digital downloads from Steam in late June. "We want to apologize to those of you who are experiencing performance issues with Batman: Arkham Knight on PC,” said WB Games at the time. “We take these issues very seriously and have therefore decided to suspend future game sales of the PC version while we work to... Read more...
We learned just a couple of weeks ago of an interim patch that would be hitting Batman: Arkham Knight, and lo and behold, it's arrived. The biggest focus of this patch is performance, remedying issues that have persisted since launch. These include frame rate drops, poor memory usage, and generally poor performance. An official list of what the update tackles is as follows: Reduced frame rate hitches Optimizations for system memory and VRAM usage Improved performance on all GPUs (requires the latest drivers) More Comprehensive In-Game Settings Fixed low resolution texture bugs Fixed hitches when running on mechanical hard drives (HDD) That all looks great, but unfortunately, it seems that gamers... Read more...
There will be no Mortal Kombat X for either the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 console, not now, not ever. Unfortunately for fans of the franchise rocking one of those last generation game consoles, porting a version over has proved too difficult a task for the developers, so WB Games pulled the plug. "After months of development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has come to the regrettable conclusion that we cannot release Mortal Kombat X for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Please know our teams worked diligently to meet the quality standards set by the current-gen versions of the game. We were not able to get the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions to the quality expected of a Mortal Kombat game and are... Read more...
WB Games announced this week that that gamers who bought the Batman: Arkham Knight season pass will soon be getting the first story-driven downloadable content. The expanded content, called Batgirl: A Matter of Family, brings new missions to the table, but its real draw is Batgirl, who is joining the Dark Knight as a playable character for the first time in Batman: Arkham history. Batgirl: A Matter of Family brings some new features to the game, including Dual Play take-down maneuvers with Robin. WB Games Montreal developed the Batgirl content, but Rocksteady Studios will develop remaining content for the Season Pass, WB said in a statement. Batman: Arkham... Read more...