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  • Gran Turismo 7 delayed to 2022

    Gran Turismo 7 delayed to 2022

    First announced in 2020 at Sony’s “The Future of Gaming” presentation, Gran Turismo 7 has been delayed into 2022. The game, from Japanese studio Polyphony Digital, is a follow-up to Gran Turismo 6, which was released in 2013. The last Gran Turismo game, Gran Turismo Sport, was released by Polyphohy Digital on PlayStation 4 in […]

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  • Insomniac Games Dev Returns After Leaving Microsoft’s The Initiative

    Insomniac Games Dev Returns After Leaving Microsoft's The Initiative

    Perfect Dark design director Drew Murray, who co-founded Microsoft’s The Initiative, has announced that he’s rejoining his former employer, Insomniac Games. Murray spent a decade at Insomniac before he co-founded The Initiative, which Microsoft famously referred to as its ‘AAAA’ studio. On February 2nd, he revealed that he bid a “bittersweet” farewell to his team […]

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  • Xbox Game Pass: Go All Out in Madden NFL 21 with EA Play

    Xbox Game Pass: Go All Out in Madden NFL 21 with EA Play

    Be prepared to go all out in Madden NFL 21 which is coming to EA Play on March 2! Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members, you also get EA Play membership at no additional cost so you can check out all the fresh new features and innovative gameplay enhancements. Madden NFL 21 delivers new levels of […]

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  • Rainbow Six Siege gets its first gay operator, Flores

    Rainbow Six Siege gets its first gay operator, Flores

    Ubisoft has continued to update Rainbow Six Siege since the game’s launch in 2015, and one of the game’s biggest features is the new operators. The first new character of Rainbow Six’s Year 6 is already making a splash. Flores is an offensive operator with a series of four explosive drones on wheels. He’s also […]

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  • Curse of the Dead Gods — 7 gameplay tips for the monster-slaying roguelike, out tomorrow – PlayStation.Blog

    Curse of the Dead Gods — 7 gameplay tips for the monster-slaying roguelike, out tomorrow – PlayStation.Blog

    Hello, explorers! Everyone here at Passtech Games are absolutely thrilled to launch Curse of the Dead Gods on PlayStation 4 tomorrow! We know our soul-corrupting, trap-avoiding, monster-slaying roguelite can be challenging, so we’ve assembled these seven essential tips to help you take your first steps into the twisting darkness of the Temple. Seek the light […]

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  • Pascal’s Wager: Definitive Edition Comes to Steam in March

    Pascal's Wager: Definitive Edition Comes to Steam in March

    Pascal’s Wager a hardcore action-RPG originally released on iOS and Android devices is coming to Steam on March 12. Pascal’s Wager: Definitive Edition will include updated visuals and support for 4K resolution.Pascal’s Wager is a Souls-like RPG originally developed for mobile. After selling over 1 million copies, Pascal’s Wager is heading to Steam with new […]

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  • Nintendo Downloads – February 25, 2021 – News

    Nintendo Downloads - February 25, 2021 - News

    It’s the rare occasion in which you can debate whether a Nintendo published game is the big game of the week: Bravely Default III: This Time It’s Personal is countered by the full release of Persona 5 Strikers to give those who enjoy RPGs a coronary. But this week is busy even beyond that: the […]

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  • This Week on Xbox: February 19, 2021

    This Week on Xbox: February 19, 2021

    We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you […]

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  • Combat Mission: Cold War updates the classic turn-based wargame with all-new units

    On Tuesday, independent game developer and publisher Battlefront announced Combat Mission: Cold War, the latest in its long-running series of PC-based wargames. The series itself dates back more than 20 years, and is the spiritual successor of the seminal wargame known as Squad Leader. Originally published by Avalon Hill in 1977, Squad Leader and its […]

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  • Outriders Demo Goes Live on February 25th, Includes Cross-Play

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    Square Enix and People Can Fly have announced that Outriders demo will go live on the PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series X/S, and PC on Thursday, February 25th. On consoles, the download size will be a minimum of 22 GB and there are currently no plans to offer pre-loading. The demo will […]

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  • The next DLC character in My Hero One’s Justice 2 is Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu – My Nintendo News

    The next DLC character in My Hero One’s Justice 2 is Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu – My Nintendo News

    Japanese publication Ryokutya2089 has announced that the next downloadable content character for My Hero One’s Justice 2, which is available on the Nintendo Switch, is Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu. However, Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu won’t be arriving as DLC until winter of this year. There’s currently a lack of media showing the new character in action, but the videos […]

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  • The Twitch otter who became an accidental VTuber star

    The Twitch otter who became an accidental VTuber star

    The first time I saw Chester, I was captivated. The internet has seen a torrent of different types of “VTubers” over the last year, and while some models are fusions of humans and creatures, few have broken through as straight-up animals. And here was a cartoon otter getting his nose booped live by an enthusiastic […]

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  • Anodyne 2: Return to Dust Available Now

    Anodyne 2: Return to Dust Available Now

    Summary Anodyne 2 co-developer Melos Han-Tani talks about the game’s whimsical story and gameplay. Learn about what you’ll be able to do in its world, as well as why the game has a unique mix of 3D and 2D gameplay. Anoydyne 2 is available now for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One on the Xbox […]

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  • EA’s $1.2 billion acquisition of Codemasters is now complete

    EA's $1.2 billion acquisition of Codemasters is now complete

    By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 18 February 2021 15:38 GMT The Codemasters and Electronic Arts deal has formally gone through, with EA completing its $1.2 billion acquisition of the British studio. EA, the publishing giant behind franchises like FIFA, Battlefront, Mass Effect, and many others, now owns the rights to Codemasters’ impressive suite of IP. As such, […]

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  • Free Play Days – Fuser and Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr

    Free Play Days – Fuser and Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr

    Control the mix in your own virtual music festival and uncover the secrets of a fortress-monastery all in this weekend’s Free Play Days. Fuser and Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr are available for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to play from Thursday, February 18 at 12:01 a.m. PST until Sunday, February […]

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  • Fall Guys for Xbox One, Xbox Series X announced

    Fall Guys for Xbox One, Xbox Series X announced

    Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is coming to Xbox One and Xbox Series X this summer, developer Mediatonic announced Thursday — the day after the developer of the bean battle royale game was confirmed for release on Nintendo Switch. Mediatonic did not provide a more specific release date for the Xbox versions of Fall Guys. It’s […]

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  • Making Backward Compatible Games Even Better with FPS Boost

    Making Backward Compatible Games Even Better with FPS Boost

    When we were designing Xbox Series X|S, we knew we wanted to continue our commitment to compatibility we started back in 2015, enabling gamers to play their favorite titles from past generations on the new consoles. Nearly all titles benefit from next generation features like faster loading times and the ability to Quick Resume. Then […]

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  • What Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings looked like has two Weinstein movies

    What Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings looked like has two Weinstein movies

    Hollywood careers are like icebergs, and the movies you actually see are just the tip breaking through the surface. One of the great painful truths of working inside the system is that filmmakers can build entire careers out of developing material and selling work without having anything to show the ticket-buying public. It’s why so […]

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  • The Fighting Game Community Is Very Impressed With Guilty Gear Strive’s Netcode

    The Fighting Game Community Is Very Impressed With Guilty Gear Strive's Netcode

    Experts in the fighting games community have been given early access to Guilty Gear Strive, and many seem to be impressed with the game’s rollback netcode.As originally reported by EventHubs, many members of the fighting game community are reporting smooth games between players in the USA, Japan and Korea, which will be music to the […]

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  • Natsuki Chronicles brings slick side-scrolling shooter action to PlayStation on February 18 – PlayStation.Blog

    Natsuki Chronicles brings slick side-scrolling shooter action to PlayStation on February 18 – PlayStation.Blog

    Hello PlayStation fans! I’m honoured to be here today to talk about Natsuki Chronicles, which is out on PlayStation 4 February 18. Natsuki Chronicles is an old-school bullet hell side-scrolling shooter with slick visuals, fast-paced gameplay and some innovative new gameplay and narrative hooks that revitalise this classic genre.  We work for boutique japanese studio […]

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  • Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update 3: UK & Ireland Now Available for Free

    Summary Today’s update includes enhanced visuals, handcrafted scenery, custom airports, and exciting new activities In September, we shared our vision for continuously improving Microsoft Flight Simulator by bringing meaningful updates to the simulator on a monthly basis. Today, we are releasing World Update 3 and are thrilled to provide simmers a dazzling flight experience throughout the United […]

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  • Digital PC gaming content reached $7.5 billion in 2020

    Digital PC gaming content reached $7.5 billion in 2020

    PC gaming, hardware, and accessories saw a nice boost in 2020. According to the latest figures from the NPD Group, overall consumer spending on PC in 2020 was up significantly year-over-year. Year-over-year growth of PC gaming was up 19% to $7.5 billion in 2020, thanks to people looking to other forms of entertainment during the […]

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  • Nintendo Airing Direct February 17: Planned For Fifty Minutes – News

    Nintendo Airing Direct February 17: Planned For Fifty Minutes - News

    …that’s not a typo, we swear. The happening bunker is quickly filling as Nintendo has returned with its biggest Direct in a year and a half. Nintendo of America tweeted an announcement a short time ago that the next presentation would air tomorrow (February 17) at 5 p.m. ET, 2 p.m. PT, 2300 CET. According […]

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  • AC Valhalla Update 1.1.2 Adds River Raids Game Mode

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    Although Ubisoft hasn’t officially addressed players’ concerns about Assassin’s Creed Valhalla‘s microtransactions, the developer has released a hefty update that should address some complaints about in-game content. Today’s title update 1.1.2 will add a new River Raids game mode, new abilities, and new skills alongside the usual improvements and fixes. The update weighs 10-11 GB […]

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  • Google Stadia to Get 'More Than 100 Games' in 2021

    Google Stadia to Get 'More Than 100 Games' in 2021

    Google has announced that a slew of new games will be coming to Stadia in the near future, and that over 100 games are to be added to the service by the end of 2021. Google recently announced that it would be shutting down its internal studios for Stadia, despite not releasing a single game from […]

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  • Six Days in Fallujah Dev Says ‘Not Trying to Make a Political Commentary’

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    Given its subject matter, it’s not surprising that Six Days in Fallujah can’t steer clear of controversy and criticism. First announced more than a decade ago, the game, which aimed to cover one of the most blood-soaked battlefields of the Iraq War, was met with such heavy pushback and negative criticism that Konami dropped it […]

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  • 30 Coins review: HBO’s masterful horror show reimagines the genre

    30 Coins review: HBO’s masterful horror show reimagines the genre

    Barely a few minutes into the HBO MAX series 30 Coins, viewers have already witnessed a cow giving birth to a human baby. Clearly, something is afoot in this eight-episode show about malevolent Christian forces trying to take control of a remote Spanish town, and eventually even the Vatican itself. Christian mythology meets Lovecraftian terror […]

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  • Watch a Justice League episode that did Wandavision before Wandavision

    Watch a Justice League episode that did Wandavision before Wandavision

    My first impression after watching “We Interrupt This Program,” the fourth episode of Marvel’s live-action drama series Wandavision, was a strange combination of melancholy and déjà vu. The revelation that Wanda Maximoff (a.k.a. Scarlet Witch) and her husband Vision’s misadventures as suburban newlyweds was all in fact an elaborate fantasy conjured into being by Wanda’s […]

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  • Play as Final Fantasy 7’s Tifa in Tekken 7 thanks to a new mod

    Play as Final Fantasy 7's Tifa in Tekken 7 thanks to a new mod

    Ever wanted to enter Tekken 7’s King of Iron Fist Tournament as a Final Fantasy character that isn’t Noctis from FFXV? Then you’re in luck. Tekken 7 modder Wolfe has finally released a Final Fantasy 7 Remake Tifa mod for PC that brings the punchy, Shinra-hating environmentalist rebel to the on-going dystopia of Tekken 7 (thanks, […]

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  • Check out this PS1 demake of The Witcher 3

    Check out this PS1 demake of The Witcher 3

    By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 15 February 2021 16:56 GMT The Witcher 3 is over five years old now, and even though it’s getting on (in ‘game years’) people are still finding new ways to celebrate its most iconic moments. One of the game’s most iconic moments, without a doubt, is the Geralt bath scene – […]

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  • Metro Exodus Next-Gen Enhanced Edition Announced For Consoles and PC

    Metro Exodus Next-Gen Enhanced Edition Announced For Consoles and PC

    A next-gen enhanced edition for Metro Exodus has been announced for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and ray-tracing capable PCs. This will be provided as a free upgrade for all existing owners of Metro Exodus. The PS5 and XSX console versions of Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition will run at 4K/60 FPS, while the Xbox Series […]

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  • Future Batman met Bruce Wayne’s Batman in DC comics and it went poorly

    Future Batman met Bruce Wayne’s Batman in DC comics and it went poorly

    In case you hadn’t heard, there are two Batmans in the DC Universe right now. One is new, and from the near-future, and the other is … let’s say classic. The younger one is the estranged son of Lucius Fox, and the other is Bruce Wayne, who everybody thinks is dead. Everybody also thinks that […]

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  • Nintendo Downloads – February 18, 2021 – News

    Nintendo Downloads - February 18, 2021 - News

    “Thomas Was Alone?” I can’t get a vacation this time of year without someone dying, so how does that work? It’s quite a busy week for the role-players among us, heavy on the action side though. The leading example – which is mostly getting in here because it technically releases early for some people – […]

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  • This Week on Xbox: February 12, 2021

    This Week on Xbox: February 12, 2021

    We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you […]

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  • Join the Rover Wars: Battle for Mars Launch Event Today on Twitch

    Join the Rover Wars: Battle for Mars Launch Event Today on Twitch

    To celebrate the release of Rover Wars: Battle for Mars, Sakari Games is throwing a massive online competition with streamers battling it out for glory — and some nice goodies on the side. Join us in the fun by cheering on your favorite players and scoring some loot in the process. Go to www.roverwars-release.be for […]

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  • Sci-fi Arcade Shooter RoboPhobik is Available Now

    It’s the ‘70s, and a supercomputer called PAL 9000 is rebelling against his creators! As a last resort, the government has put together a special team of agents. As Julie, a rookie agent, your goal is to find all your teammates and defeat the evil PAL 9000. Hi, I’m Giovanni Simotti, and I’m the one-man-band […]

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  • The Medium is perfect for Xbox Game Pass

    The Medium is perfect for Xbox Game Pass

    Take our mittened hand and let Polygon’s Winter Games package for 2021 guide you through the playground of wintertime games — what’s great, what’s not, and what exciting features await you in the games coming out in February and March. The Medium, Bloober Team’s latest psychological thriller, might have arrived at just the right time. […]

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  • How Fallen Legion Revenants blends intense battles with a branching story, coming to PS4 on February 16 – PlayStation.Blog

    How Fallen Legion Revenants blends intense battles with a branching story, coming to PS4 on February 16 – PlayStation.Blog

    Heya I’m Spencer Yip, the director and programmer on Fallen Legion Revenants. We’ve been developing a JRPG with heart-pounding tactical battles and a story where your choices count. It’s coming to PlayStation 4 on February 16 in North America and February 19 in Europe. We have a demo on PlayStation Store that contains the complete […]

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