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  • The Witcher 3 4.01 Update Patch Notes Reveal PS5 Changes

    The Witcher 3 4.01 Update Patch Notes

    The Witcher 3 4.01 update patch notes have been published, revealing changes and improvements to the enhanced PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC versions of the game. Find the full list of changes below: The Witcher 4 4.01 patch notes list Console-specific Fixed an issue where consoles could create a higher amount of saves than […]

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  • Join the Party in Sea of Thieves’ Next Community Day on February 11!

    Join the Party in Sea of Thieves’ Next Community Day on February 11!

    Summary Sea of Thieves Season Eight Community Day will take place from February 11–12 (10am UTC). All players can help raise the Community Emissary Grade, unlocking in-game boosts to gold, reputation and Seasonal Renown. Additional incentives include sales, Twitch Drops, community shout-outs and a celebratory stream from Rare’s on-site Tavern. Season Eight Community Day is […]

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  • Xbox lead dev talks about the future of video game accessibility

    Xbox lead dev talks about the future of video game accessibility

    Over the past few years, interest in the field of video game accessibility has grown. Developers of all sizes have incorporated accessibility features into their games, whether in indie darlings like Tunic or major AAA releases like God of War Ragnorök. As for hardware, Xbox released its Adaptive Controller in 2018, and PlayStation more recently […]

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  • Hogwarts Legacy Download Size for PS5 Revealed

    Hogwarts Legacy Download Size

    Hogwarts Legacy‘s download size for PS5 has been revealed. As expected, it’s a reasonably chunky file size that many PlayStation 5 owners will have to make room for. Hogwarts Legacy PS5 file size confirmed The Hogwarts Legacy download size for PS5 is 79.543 GB. As reported by @PlayStationSize on Twitter, the current version of the […]

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  • Sony Now Actively Pushing PS4 Players to Upgrade to PS5

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    Sony Interactive Entertainment has said that it’ll now actively encourage PS4 to PS5 upgrades as the current-gen console’s supply situation continues to improve. The company has been pushing this message through its recent marketing videos and trailers, but in today’s earnings call, Sony officially spelled out its strategy going forward. Sony to focus on ‘accelerating’ PS4 […]

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  • The best Blu-ray and 4K UHD releases of February 2023

    The best Blu-ray and 4K UHD releases of February 2023

    Now is the perfect time to start or grow your Blu-ray collection. With HBO Max reminding the world that TV shows and movies can be removed from streaming services at a moment’s notice, we’ve begun to invest a bit more of our own entertainment budgets into good ol’-fashioned discs. Preservation isn’t the only benefit. The […]

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  • Overwatch 2 will penalise players who are friends with cheaters, and monitor voice comms more heavily

    Overwatch 2 will penalise players who are friends with cheaters, and monitor voice comms more heavily

    Overwatch 2 has shared an all-new update for its Defense Matrix Initiative, which is focused on curbing “gameplay sabotage, abusive chat, and cheating.” In its latest update to the initiative, Blizzard has revealed that it’ll be monitoring voice communications more heavily, penalising players who team up with cheaters, and more.Check out new hero, Ramattra, in […]

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  • How To Get the PS5 Beta Firmware in February 2023

    How To Get the PS5 Beta Firmware

    PS5 beta firmware for February 2023 has been deployed. Those with access to the beta through the early access program can try out Discord, VRR for 1440p, additional accessibility features, and more. For looking for access, here’s how to get the new PS5 beta firmware. How to access and download PS5 beta firmware To access […]

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  • PlayStation 5 Boasts Best Quarter Yet After Huge Increase in Sales

    PlayStation 5 Boasts Best Quarter Yet After Huge Increase in Sales

    Sony’s video game division has experienced its best financial quarter since launching the PlayStation 5, boasting a huge increase in console sales and first-party software. As revealed in Sony’s 2022 third-quarter financial results, the PS5 saw its best ever sales quarter with 7.1 million consoles sold during the three months ending December 31, 2022. That […]

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  • How to Keep PS Plus Collection Games Forever

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    It feels a bit silly that we’re writing a guide on how to keep PS Plus Collection games forever after the benefit expires, but unfortunately, Sony’s digital licensing system is still quite messy. In other words, there are a couple of issues that players will need to look out for or they’ll find themselves locked […]

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  • Jeff Grubb has also heard Nintendo Direct planned for week of 6th February

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    Venture Beat journalist Jeff Grub has said that he has also heard that Nintendo is planning a Nintendo Direct presentation for the week of 6th February, 2023. The news follows the Nintendo Direct Reddit post which was initially verified by the moderators, but eventually taken down due to lack of hard evidence. The post claimed […]

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  • Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak Digital Event roundup (2nd Feb 2023)

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    During today’s Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Digital Event, the quirky scientist Bahari shared his notes on what hunters can expect when Free Title Update 4 arrives on Feb. 7, 2023. The latest update to the monstrous expansion of the top-selling Monster Hunter Rise brings frosty new foes that will have monsters and hunters alike frozen in their tracks, […]

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  • Sony Testing Discord Voice Chat on PlayStation 5 With Beta Users

    Sony Testing Discord Voice Chat on PlayStation 5 With Beta Users

    A new PS5 system software beta has added Discord voice chat and Variable Refresh Rate support for 1440p displays, among a number of other upgrades. Announced on the PlayStation Blog, the new system software is available for beta participants in the U.S., Canada, Japan, UK, Germany, and France. Its main feature is the addition of […]

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  • Apex Legends, Titanfall Single-Player Game Cancelled

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    Electronic Arts has cancelled a single-player game set in the Apex Legends, Titanfall universe. That’s according to Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier, who reported that approximately 50 developers were working on the game, some of whom will be laid off if EA is unable to find other positions for them. Apex Legends, Titanfall single-player game was in […]

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  • PS5 Beta Adds Discord, VRR, and Accessibility Features

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    A brand new PS5 beta has been announced, adding a large chunk of features that players have been waiting a long time for, such as Discord Voice Chat support, 1440p VRR support, and new accessibility features. While the beta isn’t widespread to all users of the console, people from the U.S., Canada, Japan, U.K., Germany, […]

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  • Hi-Fi Rush Must Be Celebrated – Unlocked 580

    Hi-Fi Rush Must Be Celebrated – Unlocked 580

    Now that we’ve had a week to play Hi-Fi Rush and see the incredible viral reaction to it, we had a deep and extended conversation about Tango Gameworks’ surprise rhythm-action release. We discuss why it was exactly what Xbox was needed, whether we might get a sequel, and more. Plus: the second half of the […]

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  • NASCAR driver’s video game inspired ‘wall ride’ stunt officially banned

    NASCAR driver’s video game inspired ‘wall ride’ stunt officially banned

    Remember that awesome-as-hell, straight-out-of-the-basement, Nintendo GameCube move a NASCAR racer whipped out at the end of a wild race in Virginia at the end of October? Yeah, well, the fun-killing schoolmarms who control stock-car rules have said, “Nope, no more of that.” Recap: Ross Chastain, at the wheel for the Trackhouse Racing No. 1 Chevy […]

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  • EA reportedly cancels secret Titanfall game

    EA reportedly cancels secret Titanfall game

    In 2016, Electronic Arts published what may well be the last great big-budget shooter, Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall 2. The game, to quote a particularly NSFW Achewood, was James Bond in a towel: full of astoundingly intricate level design, fast and balletic movement, and incredibly satisfying gunplay. It was revelatory, a whole new kind of fun […]

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  • Secret Single-Player Titanfall Game Reportedly Canceled by EA

    Secret Single-Player Titanfall Game Reportedly Canceled by EA

    Electronic Arts is currently in the midst of a slew of cancellations and closures, the latest being a previously unknown project code-named TFL or Titanfall Legends — a secret single-player game set in the Titanfall and Apex Legends universe. The news was first reported by Bloomberg. Not much is known about Titanfall Legends save that […]

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  • PS Plus Premium Persona 5 Royal Free Trial Available Now

    Persona 5 Royal PS Plus Premium

    Persona 5 Royal has gotten its own PS Plus Premium trial with players able to sample a whopping four hours of the game on PS5. The trial will be available on the service for a period of a year, so there’s no immediate rush to download it if you’re in the middle of something else. […]

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  • Leading at Roblox with Garima Sinha

    Leading at Roblox with Garima Sinha

    Leading at Roblox is a series that explores the career journeys of Roblox’s leaders and discusses their roles, philosophies, and management styles. In this profile, we get to know Garima Sinha, Senior Director of Product, who heads up our Social Team within the User Group.   Garima with colleague Effie Goenawan discussing a recent project […]

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  • US: Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers available again on eShop

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    You may recall that, a day ago, it was reported that the Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers may be returning to the Nintendo Switch eShop in the United States. It has been a few years now since the last time that the vouchers had been available. Well, it’s official now. As of today, Americans can now […]

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  • FFXIV Valentione’s Day 2023 event guide

    FFXIV Valentione’s Day 2023 event guide

    Valentine’s is in full swing in Final Fantasy 14, with its yearly “Valentione’s Day” event taking place from Feb. 1 until Feb. 15 at 9:59 a.m. EST. As usual, these limited-time rewards are adorable, so you should definitely nab the outfit, emote, and furnishing before the event wraps up. As per usual with these limited-time […]

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  • Pokémon Go Rocket Giovanni counters, team for February 2023

    Pokémon Go Rocket Giovanni counters, team for February 2023

    Giovanni is back in Pokémon Go, as part of the “Shadowy Skirmishes” Special Research in February 2023. As per usual, he’s tough to battle, but we list out his party and counters to help take him down if you’re having trouble. How to find Giovanni in Pokémon Go Team Go Rocket boss Giovanni is typically […]

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  • The new Batman movie has a Robin unlike any other in live action cinema

    The new Batman movie has a Robin unlike any other in live action cinema

    On Jan. 31, James Gunn, freshly named as DC Studios co-CEO, announced his slate of projects for the new version of the DC Universe. After a decade of tumultuous overhaul, he presented a slate that’s intended to provide a coherent universe across movies, TV, cartoons, and video games. And among re-imaginings of Superman, Swamp Thing, […]

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  • Sonic Frontiers director talks about the future of 3D Sonic

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    The latest 3D Sonic game Sonic Frontiers has been nothing short of a sales success for the Sonic Team and has seen them build a stable template for future 3D Sonic adventures. The director behind Sonic Frontiers, Morio Kishimoto, has taken to Twitter to chat with fans and answer questions. Mr. Kishimoto says that work […]

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  • God of War Ragnarok Sales Numbers Spell Success for Santa Monica Studio

    God of War Ragnarok Sales Figures

    God of War Ragnarok has officially sold over 11 million copies since its release on November 9, 2022. This news, confirmed by a tweet from Santa Monica Studio, comes as no surprise as Ragnarok was a favored contender industry-wide for Game of the Year 2022. God of War Ragnarok sales spell huge success for Santa Monica […]

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  • How Sea of Thieves pirates teamed up with the Parkinson’s Foundation

    How Sea of Thieves pirates teamed up with the Parkinson’s Foundation

    The Sea of Thieves community is full of unexpected delights, from tense sloop races to impromptu trivia nights on deck. While pirates are usually known for their avarice and greed, a group of notable players realized they could combine their existing events with a higher purpose. Thanks to a partnership between a crew of Sea […]

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  • God of War Ragnarok Reaches 11 Million Units Sold Milestone

    God of War Ragnarok Reaches 11 Million Units Sold Milestone

    Santa Monica Studio has confirmed that God of War Ragnarok has sold through 11 million copies. The developer behind the latest God of War shared the news on Twitter with an adorably funny gif of Kratos making a heart with his hands. “We’re incredibly humbled that #GodofWarRagnarok has officially sold through 11 million copies,” Santa […]

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  • Hitman’s Freelancer mode makes it one of the best roguelikes ever

    Hitman’s Freelancer mode makes it one of the best roguelikes ever

    The modern Hitman trilogy — or rather, Hitman World of Assassination, as it’s now known — has always flirted with the roguelike genre. As the blank slate Agent 47, you drop into clockwork missions in far-flung locales, exploiting targets’ routines and generally wreaking havoc as creatively as you can. On one run, you poison a […]

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  • PS Plus Premium: Here’s the Full List of Games for February 2023

    PS Plus Premium Games February 2023

    Last month a trio of games were added to the PS Plus Premium service, finally expanding the list of PS1 classics. As such, there is a brand new list of PS3, PS2, PSP, and PlayStation games. We have the full list of PS Plus Premium games included in the PlayStation Classics section at the start […]

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  • Hi-Fi RUSH Interview: Tango Gameworks Director on the Studio’s New, Not-Horror Game

    Hi-Fi RUSH Interview: Tango Gameworks Director on the Studio's New, Not-Horror Game

    One of the biggest games announced at Xbox’s Developer Direct livestream last week was Tango Gameworks’ rhythm action game, Hi-Fi RUSH. The surprising title, which was released on the day of the livestream, became an overnight hit thanks to its colorful visuals, and satisfying, rhythm-based combat. IGN spoke with Hi-Fi RUSH director John Johanas to […]

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  • PS Plus Extra: Here’s the Full List of Games for February 2023

    PS Plus Extra Games February 2023

    January seemingly took forever to end, but we’ve finally reached February 2023 and it’s time for our updated PlayStation Plus Extra games list. The number of PS5 and PS4 games on the PS Plus Extra tier stayed fairly stable for this month because although a fair number of games were added to the list, there […]

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  • PS Plus Collection Is Being Removed After Two Years

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    Sony has confirmed that the PS Plus Collection will soon be removed as a benefit of the PS Plus subscription on May 9, 2023. This means that the 19 games currently in the collection will no longer be able to be claimed for free in a few months, so we recommend redeeming them all before […]

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  • Pokémon Go Team Go Rocket leaders and boss guide

    Pokémon Go Team Go Rocket leaders and boss guide

    Pokémon Go has its own version of the notorious Team Rocket, called Team Go Rocket. In this Pokémon Go guide, we’ll break down how to find the Rocket leaders and take them down. Below, we list out their parties and strategies that are effective for February 2023, as part of the Team Go Rocket Takeover […]

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  • Hold the Line in Gundam Evolution Season 3 – Defencer

    Season 3 of Gundam Evolution, dubbed ‘Defencer’, is arriving today, February 1, where new and veteran Mobile Suit Pilots can join the fray. This season is bringing all-new add-on content to enjoy: a new Mobile Suit, regional servers, and a whole lot more!   New Mobile Suit: Hyperion Gundam  Hyperion Gundam hails from the ‘Mobile Suit […]

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  • PS Plus Essential February 2023 Games Line-up Confirmed

    PS Plus Essential February 2023 Games

    Sony has confirmed the leaked PS Plus Essential February 2023 games line-up is true and that players will be getting four games this month. Three of the games will be available on both PS5 and PS4, while the fourth game will only be available on PS4. PS Plus Essential February 2023 confirmed games list All […]

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  • PS5 loses key PlayStation Plus benefit unless you act fast

    PS5 loses key PlayStation Plus benefit unless you act fast

    The PlayStation Plus Collection is being removed from the service in May 2023, leaving PS5 users only two months to download the included-games before they’re no longer available free of charge. This news comes alongside the PlayStation Plus monthly games list for free, a sudden and unexpected revelation for those out there who have yet […]

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  • Microsoft is removing 46 games from the Xbox 360 Marketplace

    Microsoft is removing 46 games from the Xbox 360 Marketplace

    Microsoft has announced a number titles and associated add-on content will be removed from the Xbox 360 Marketplace in a select set of regions per title. The removals will start on February 7. Once purchased, you can always redownload the games or any other previously purchased games from your Xbox 360 Download History. Assassin’s Creed […]

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