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  • Rust smashes Twitch and Steam peak users records

    Rust smashes Twitch and Steam peak users records

    By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 19:35 GMT Follows some big-name streamers playing the former Early Access game. Facepunch’s Rust has hit new records for users on both Steam and streaming platform Twitch. As spotted by PCGamesN, SteamCharts shows that the game hit 244,394 concurrent users on Steam. This record was actually hit at […]

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  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 is now free on PC, and worth a second chance

    Star Wars Battlefront 2 is now free on PC, and worth a second chance

    Star Wars Battlefront 2: Celebration Edition is free on the Epic Games Store until Thursday, Jan. 21, and there’s never been a better time to play the game. The quality of Battlefront 2’s single-player campaign and the breadth of content in the multiplayer modes at launch in 2017 was overshadowed by EA’s controversial monetization strategy, […]

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  • Pokémon Go Kyogre raid guide: counters, best movesets, and more

    Pokémon Go Kyogre raid guide: counters, best movesets, and more

    Kyogre is a popular and desired raid target in Pokémon Go. The Legendary Pokémon is the best water-type attacker in the game and is highly desired for most intense raiding teams, but luckily, it has a good handful of weaknesses. When taking on Kyogre, players should use grass- and electric-type Pokémon. Kyogre is tricky and […]

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  • Pokémon Go guide: Groudon raid counters

    Pokémon Go guide: Groudon raid counters

    To celebrate the success of Pokémon Go players participating in the yearly Earth Day event, Niantic is bringing the Legendary Groudon back into the game. Groudon is the best ground attacker in the game, especially with Mud Shot and Earthquake. While a ground-type attacker doesn’t have as many uses as a dragon-type or psychic-type attacker, […]

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  • Bloober Team releases a new trailer for The Medium and updated PC specs

    Bloober Team releases a new trailer for The Medium and updated PC specs

    By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 18:22 GMT Bloober Team has released a new trailer for The Medium, exploring what a medium actually does. The new video for The Medium is the second in Bloober Team’s premonition video series, which shines a light on how the psychological horror title plays. The latest video entitled […]

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  • Spider-Man villain Carnage is Mary Jane in new Marvel Comics reveal

    Spider-Man villain Carnage is Mary Jane in new Marvel Comics reveal

    The Marvel Universe is in the thick of the Venom King in Black crossover, and that can mean only one thing: You get a symbiote! You get a symbiote! Everybody gets an evil-mind-controlled-by-a-space-god symbiote! But there’s one new symbiote on the block that’s actually got a pretty cool editorial story behind it. Writer Seanan McGuire […]

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  • JUMBO Edition coming to Nintendo Switch 5th March – My Nintendo News

    JUMBO Edition coming to Nintendo Switch 5th March – My Nintendo News

    Two Point Studios and SEGA have announced that Two Point Hospital: JUMBO Edition will finally be arriving on the Nintendo Switch system. Two Point Hospital: JUMBO Edition is set to arrive on 5th March for $39.99 and includes four downloadable content packs, two item packs, plus a new free update. Two Point Hospital: JUMBO Edition will include […]

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  • Ubisoft's Massive Star Wars Game

    Ubisoft's Massive Star Wars Game

    Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN’s weekly video game podcast. This week your Omega Cops — Daemon Hatfield, Tina Amini, Sam Claiborn, and Justin Davis — are discussing all the Lucasfilm Games news from this week: Ubisoft’s Star Wars and Bethesda’s Indiana Jones. Oh yeah, they also have a Super Mario 3D World reaction and […]

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  • Re-Reckoning heads to Switch in March

    Re-Reckoning heads to Switch in March

    By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 17:56 GMT Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning is heading to Switch. THQ Nordic announced today that Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning will be released for Nintendo Switch on March 16. Like the PC, PS4, and Xbox One releases, the game comes with three DLC’s: The Teeth of Naros, Legend of […]

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  • Scalper Group Says it Secured Another 2000 PS5s, ‘Keeps Getting Easier’

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    More than two months after launch, it’s still almost impossible to find a PS5 in stock anywhere. Stock scarcity means that scalpers are still at it, scooping up the console that’s in high demand and low supply before legitimate consumers can get their hands on it. Another scalper group claims it recently locked in another […]

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  • PS5 Custom Plate Maker Returns After Cancelling All Previous Orders

    PS5 Custom Plate Maker Returns After Cancelling All Previous Orders

    CMP Shells, the company that had to cancel its customers’ orders for custom PlayStation 5 shells last year, is selling its shells again. The PS5 custom plate maker has three designs available in its store ranging in price from $49.99 to $69.99, depending on what you want, and they’re expected to arrive at the end […]

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  • Skyrim on PS5 can now run at 60FPS thanks to mod

    Skyrim on PS5 can now run at 60FPS thanks to mod

    By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 17:25 GMT And you can still earn Trophies. You can now get Skyrim running at 60 frames-per-second on PlayStation 5 thanks to a new mod. As reported by Eurogamer, the imaginatively-named “Skyrim @ 60fps” mod works for both PS4 and PS5. It can be activated by downloading the […]

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  • Kingdoms of Amalur Nintendo Switch release date revealed

    Kingdoms of Amalur Nintendo Switch release date revealed

    THQ Nordic’s remaster of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will launch on Nintendo Switch on March 16, the company announced on Tuesday. Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning, as the new version is called, first launched in September for PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One in September 2020. It’s a remaster of the 2012 role-playing game by […]

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  • Jumbo Edition Adds Two More DLC Expansions

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    Two Point Hospital has more DLC expansions on PC than on console. Both Bigfoot and Pebberley Island were included in the PS4 edition of the game, but three expansions were still missing. That’s soon going to change, though. At the start of March, two more expansions will become available on PS4, with players having the […]

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  • Breath of the Wild expert explains all his fancy tricks

    Breath of the Wild expert explains all his fancy tricks

    Nowadays, if you watch a clip of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, chances are very good you’ll feel bewildered. Between the speedrunners, trick shotters, and combat aces embracing the open world adventure, we’re still routinely seeing the game pushed to new limits. Case in point, in 2020 alone, Breath of the Wild […]

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  • Scalper group claims it’s scored another 2,000 PS5s

    Scalper group claims it's scored another 2,000 PS5s

    By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 16:44 GMT Scumbags snap up the highly sought after new console. A UK-based scalping group has boasted about scoring another 2,000 PlayStation 5 consoles. As spotted by The Gamer, the group – known as Carnage – took to Twitter to say that it had secured 2,000 PS5s from […]

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  • Art manga Blue Period is getting an anime adaption

    Art manga Blue Period is getting an anime adaption

    Blue Period, a manga by Tsubasa Yamaguchi about a high school student discovering his passion for art, will be getting an anime adaption this year. The series focuses on Yatora Yaguchi, a smart but troubled student who can’t seem to find interest in anything. He then spots a huge painting by an upperclassman in the […]

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  • Xbox Game Pass in January 2021: The Medium, Control, and Yakuza

    Xbox Game Pass in January 2021: The Medium, Control, and Yakuza

    Xbox Game Pass offers a wide variety for a monthly subscription, and January 2021’s selection of games added to the service includes some titles that are definitely worth your time: Control, the Yakuza Remastered Collection, The Medium, and Outer Wilds. On Jan. 21, Control will be available to play on Game Pass for PC after […]

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  • Watch the Resident Evil Showcase stream January 21 – PlayStation.Blog

    Watch the Resident Evil Showcase stream January 21 – PlayStation.Blog

    Hey there PlayStation Nation! Hope you’re all doing well and staying safe during these winter months. We know you’ve all been patiently waiting for more news on Resident Evil Village, and that chill going down your back isn’t from the cold outside – rather, it’s from the spine-tingling terrors that await you in the Resident […]

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  • Buried in Ice Game Announced for Consoles and PC

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    Polish indie studio Liquid Engine Development has announced Buried in Ice, a survival horror game inspired by the movie The Thing. Billed as a “survival-RPG horror mix,” Buried in Ice takes players to Antarctica, where they are the sole survivor on a U.S. base. The protagonist stands accused of killing colleagues and destroying the facility, […]

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  • Guerrilla isn’t going to be updating Horizon Zero Dawn on PC as often

    Guerrilla isn't going to be updating Horizon Zero Dawn on PC as often

    By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 15:48 GMT Team is focusing more of its attention on the upcoming Horizon Forbidden West. Developer Guerrilla Games has said that it will be updating the PC version of Horizon Zero Dawn less frequently. In a post on its website, the studio said it was releasing the 1.10 […]

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  • Paramount Plus, the new name for CBS All Access, launches in March

    Paramount Plus, the new name for CBS All Access, launches in March

    ViacomCBS’ Paramount Plus will launch March 4, the company announced Tuesday. If you’re already a subscriber to CBS All Access, don’t worry, this is just a name change, not a new thing to buy. Plans for the rebranding/relaunching were announced in September. Paramount rejoined ViacomCBS at the end of 2019, following the re-merger of Viacom […]

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  • Super Mario “Customization” LEGO Set Announced – News

    Super Mario "Customization" LEGO Set Announced - News

    Another LEGO Mario set has been announced. The “Master Your Adventure Maker Set” is now available on LEGO’s website and is coming soon to retailers. Retailing for US$59.99, the set includes mini-figures of Goomba, Koopa Paratroopa, Bob-omb, and Larry Koopa. The interactive elements include a timer block, two item blocks, and a pipe that creates […]

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  • Capcom Likely to Release Some of the Rarest Amiibo Ever Made… Again

    Capcom Likely to Release Some of the Rarest Amiibo Ever Made... Again

    Capcom has a bit of history with releasing ultra-rare amiibo, and is likely to repeat that history with some Japan-only gold Monster Hunter Rise figurines. As Eurogamer points out, a set of gold versions of the three Monster Hunter Rise amiibo will be made available as part of a lottery to those who buy the […]

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  • Ubisoft Says Rainbow 6 Quarantine Release Date on Its Site Was an Error

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    A listing for Rainbow Six Quarantine on Ubisoft’s official website stated a release date of March 21, 2021, but the developer has told IGN that the listing was an error. The website has since been updated to say that the game is “coming soon.” Late last year, Ubisoft decided to delay Rainbow Six Quarantine once again […]

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  • Re-Reckoning coming to Nintendo Switch on 16th March – My Nintendo News

    Re-Reckoning coming to Nintendo Switch on 16th March – My Nintendo News

    THQ has confirmed that they are bringing Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning to the Nintendo Switch on 16th March. To celebrate today’s announcement the team have produced a new trailer for the action-based RPG. The original Kingdoms of Amalur came out back in February 2012 and Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning came out in 2020 with extended content, […]

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  • Balan Wonderworld demo coming to all platforms next week

    Balan Wonderworld demo coming to all platforms next week

    Square Enix has announced a free demo will be released next week for Balan Wonderworld. The Balan Wonderworld demo will be available to play from January 28, allowing players to experience two hours of gameplay ahead of its release on March 26. It can be played with friends and family in local co-op mode or […]

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  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Announced for Nintendo Switch

    Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Announced for Nintendo Switch

    Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning will be released on Nintendo Switch on March 16, 2021. Announced alongside a new trailer, Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning is a remastered version of 2012’s Kingdoms of Amalur that was released on PS4, Xbox One, and PC in 2020. [ignvideo url=”https://www.ign.com/videos/2021/01/19/kingdoms-of-amalur-re-reckoning-nintendo-switch-announcement-trailer”] The remaster includes all the DLC, including Teeth of Naros […]

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  • The Muppet Show arrives to Disney Plus this February with all 5 seasons

    The Muppet Show arrives to Disney Plus this February with all 5 seasons

    The Muppet Show is finally coming to Disney Plus next month. Starting Feb. 19, the streaming service will host all five seasons of Jim Henson’s original variety show — including seasons 4 and 5, which have never been released on home entertainment before. The variety show premiered in 1976. In addition to the lovable cast […]

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  • Kingdoms Of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Stabs March 16 Release Date – News

    Kingdoms Of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Stabs March 16 Release Date - News

    From the mind that has no chance of making it to Cooperstown. One of 2018’s oddest business deals is finally paying off for Switch owners. Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning, the re-release of the 2012 western RPG, will come to Switch on March 16. The remade version launched on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One last […]

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  • Rockstar Devs File Patent for NPC System, Could Be for GTA 6

    Rockstar Devs File Patent for NPC System, Could Be for GTA 6

    Rockstar Games’ lead AI programmer, Simon Parr, and associate director of technology, David Hynd, have authored a patent application that describes a new NPC system involving vehicles and character behavior. As spotted by Reddit users, the patent mentions technology that will not be held back by hardware and software limitations, and when it comes to traffic […]

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  • Balan Wonderworld Receiving Switch Demo January 28 – News

    Balan Wonderworld Receiving Switch Demo January 28 - News

    So both of the big third party releases on March 26 have demos now. An early preview is coming for Balan Wonderworld. The Yuji Naka-helmed 3D platformer from Square Enix will have a Switch demo released next Thursday (January 28). The scope of the demo has not been announced. The full game launches on March […]

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  • Neil Druckmann would love to make Half-Life and Hotline Miami games

    Neil Druckmann would love to make Half-Life and Hotline Miami games

    By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 13:38 GMT Development vet was asked which existing series he’d love to work on. Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann has said that he’d love to make games based on the Half-Life and Hotline Miami IP. Responding to a post on Twitter from Kinda Funny’s Greg Miller asking what established […]

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  • Hitman 3 Review – IGN

    Hitman 3 Review - IGN

    Agent 47’s unique brand of slow-paced stealth in an assortment of dense, deadly, and deeply varied murder playgrounds has reached a wonderful crescendo in Hitman 3. While it doesn’t stray from the killer chord combination developer IO Interactive crafted for 2016’s Hitman – and continued to use in 2018’s Hitman 2 – it’s abundantly clear […]

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  • Hitman 3 review: a brilliant, thrilling conclusion to Agent 47’s story

    Hitman 3 review: a brilliant, thrilling conclusion to Agent 47’s story

    The Hitman series has always been defined by its openness, allowing players to assume the role of the peerless assassin known as Agent 47 and take out targets however they please. But there’s something fascinating and, for this franchise, novel about Hitman 3, the final entry in IO Interactive’s World of Assassination trilogy: The story […]

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  • Cyberpunk 2077: Second Lawsuit Filed Against CD Projekt

    Cyberpunk 2077: Second Lawsuit Filed Against CD Projekt

    A second class-action lawsuit has been filed against Cyberpunk 2077 developer and publisher, CD Projekt, submitted by a law firm representing the studio’s investors. CD Projekt itself states in a regulatory announcement that it has received the lawsuit, which has been filed in the US District Court for the Central District of California on behalf […]

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  • MOBA Spin-Off Auto Chess Is… Becoming Its Own MOBA

    MOBA Spin-Off Auto Chess Is... Becoming Its Own MOBA

    Drodo and Dragonest, the creators of MOBA spin-off Auto Chess, has revealed it is creating a MOBA game of its own, similar to League of Legends and Dota 2.Announced in a tweet, Drodo’s MOBA approach appears to be fairly conventional of the genre, but it will feature some refinements such as the ability to destroy […]

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  • New Sony San Diego team working on existing PlayStation IP

    New Sony San Diego team working on existing PlayStation IP

    By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 11:36 GMT Rumours point to studio handling next Uncharted title. It seems there’s a new team at Sony’s San Diego studio tasked with working on existing PlayStation franchises. That’s according to the LinkedIn profile for the developer’s former boss, Michael Mumbauer – as spotted by ResetEra – which […]

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  • New PUBG Games Reportedly Coming in 2021 and 2022

    New PUBG Games Reportedly Coming in 2021 and 2022

    More games within the PUBG universe are reportedly set to launch in 2021 and 2022. The news was revealed as part of a Bloomberg interview with Kim Chang-Han, the CEO of Krafton. Krafton is the holding company that oversees a number of development studios including PUBG Studio and Striking Distance, the team working on The […]

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  • New PUBG games in the works for PC, consoles, and mobile

    New PUBG games in the works for PC, consoles, and mobile

    By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 11:09 GMT Krafton is full steam ahead on a number of PUBG projects. Krafton, the company that owns Bluehole, PUBG Corp., and Striking Distance is seemingly working on two other big new projects. Right now, the only publicly announced game is Striking Distance’s Dead Space spiritual successor The […]

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  • CD Projekt faces another class action lawsuit over Cyberpunk 2077

    CD Projekt faces another class action lawsuit over Cyberpunk 2077

    By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 10:23 GMT CD Projekt has responded to another lawsuit filed against it. It looks liked a new class action lawsuit has been filed against Cyberpunk 2077 developer and publisher CD Projekt in the United States. This is the second one of those CDP had to respond to this […]

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  • Apex Legends Switch seemingly set to arrive with Season 8

    Apex Legends Switch seemingly set to arrive with Season 8

    By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 09:36 GMT It looks like Respawn let slip that Apex Legends is coming to Switch next month. Last night, Respawn dropped the first story trailer for Apex Legends‘ upcoming Season 8. Among other things, the trailer unveiled Apex Legends’ latest character: Fuse, the Aussie explosives expert. The video […]

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  • Toppo coming to Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 in its spring update – My Nintendo News

    Toppo coming to Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 in its spring update – My Nintendo News

    Toppo (Hakaishin Mode) and Pikkon will be coming to Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 in the long-running game’s twelve free update. Japanese publication V-Jump shared that you will be able to get your hands on the characters in the spring. Gematsu reports that new figures will also be added to the game’s Hero Colosseum, and new Expert Missions will also […]

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