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Forza Horizon 4 Reports 2 Million Players in Week One

  With the high global engagement numbers, Forza Horizon 4 is now the highest-rated Xbox exclusive for the current generation. It also furthers Forza's success as the best-selling racing franchise for this generation. Raeburn also shared some fun states from the community, which you can check out below More than 4.6 million hours of Forza Horizon 4 gameplay have […]

Forza Horizon 4 Should Not Be as Fun as It Is

Playground Games' Forza Horizon 4 shouldn't actually be as fun as it is, and while a good deal of the enjoyment of Forza Horizon for me is the ability to wrack up points by wrecking the hell out of things, it shouldn't be anywhere near as satisfying Typically, the wreckage points in Horizon make me feel a bit[...]

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Playground Games is Cherry-Picking Top Talent for Unnamed RPG

Here's an interesting game development story that has us wondering what exactly the folks over at Playground Games have going on According to, the UK company has been working on a yet-to-be-announced action RPG, and they've been hiring several top talented people away from different companies to work on it.The article says they've nabbed[...]

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Microsoft Adds Five New Studios to Their Xbox Stable

The Initiative will be based in Seattle, Washington.Microsoft also added Hellblade developer Ninja Theory, State of Decay 2's Undead Labs, Forza Horizon's Playground Games, and We Happy Few developer Compulsion Games.According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, the acquisitions of new studios are Xbox's attempt to continue to provide their user base with better games to make "Xbox the best place[...]


Peter Molyneux Reacts to Rumors of a New Fable Game

Microsoft reportedly has Forza Horizon developer Playground Games working on a new Fable game, and 22Cans designer and Fable creator Peter Molyneux spoke with IGN about what he'd like to see from the newest game in the series. Molyneux left Microsoft and Lionhead Games, the original Fable studio, back in 2012 after Fable: The Journey He then joined up with former[...]

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Forza Horizon 3 Gets Free 4K Patch for the Xbox One X

The patch that will see Forza Horizon 3 make the promised jump to 4K on the Xbox One X is now live. Driving games for a long, long time have often been the ones used for technical prowess. As games evolve, when it comes to photo-realism, the racing sim genre almost always has the most […]

Forza Horizon Developer Is Working On An Open-World Action RPG

It's been known for a little while that developer Playground Games is working on another game, and it's going to be a little different from their most recognised work, Forza Horizon It was confirmed earlier in the year that it wouldn't be a racing game, and it seems we have a little more information now,[...]