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  • Metroid Dread took 15 years to make due to technical limitations at the time

    Metroid Dread took 15 years to make due to technical limitations at the time

    Yoshio Sakamoto, who has worked on several games in the Metroid series, has revealed to journalists why it took the team fifteen years to produce and deliver the upcoming Metroid Dread game for the Nintendo Switch platform. Sakamoto had the idea for Metroid Dread 15 years ago and the project had started and stopped numerous […]

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  • 'Shop Contest: Pot Goblin, Winners!

    'Shop Contest: Pot Goblin, Winners!

    Pot Goblin, a loveable enemy from the upcoming Elden Ring, was the star of last week’s contest. You all did a great job celebrating this little bulbous creature. Read more… Source link

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  • FIFA Ultimate Team ‘Preview Packs’ now show all contents before you buy

    FIFA Ultimate Team ‘Preview Packs’ now show all contents before you buy

    FIFA 21 Ultimate Team players may now preview the specific contents of every pack of cards sold in EA Sports’ extremely lucrative but heavily criticized mode. The change comes with certain catches, but it seems to answer long-running complaints and discomforts, ranging from government regulators in Europe to rank-and-file fans playing a microtransaction-filled game. “Preview […]

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  • Terra Nil Isn’t A City-Builder, It’s A Nature-Builder And It’s Great

    Terra Nil Isn't A City-Builder, It's A Nature-Builder And It's Great

    Gif: Devolver Digital / Kotaku There are a lot of great city-building games. Some let you design massive and modern cities. Others focus on historical or even futuristic urban sprawl. And yet others fall into various sub-genres and categories. But none that I’ve played let you do the opposite: Build back all the nature that […]

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  • Stranger of Paradise uses Final Fantasy 1 as a motif rather than being “directly connected to the game”

    Stranger of Paradise uses Final Fantasy 1 as a motif rather than being "directly connected to the game"

    Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin’s concept is based on Final Fantasy 1, but is a story all its own. Speaking in an interview with Weekly Famitsu, Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin’s creative producer Tetsuya Nomura, producer Jin Hujiwara, and director Daisuke Inoue spoke about the game, and how it’s using the original Final Fantasy as […]

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  • Back 4 Blood is always online

    Back 4 Blood is always online

    Back 4 Blood is an always-online game, developer Turtle Rock has confirmed. It means the upcoming Left 4 Dead spiritual successor cannot be played offline, even solo with AI teammates. “We’re looking into ways we could support offline for the future but you will need an internet connection to play at launch,” Turtle Rock tweeted […]

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  • Bayonetta 3 “still exists” and development is “progressing well”

    Bayonetta 3 "still exists" and development is "progressing well"

    By Stephany Nunneley19 June 2021 18:57 GMT Another E3, another Bayonetta 3 no-show. It’s getting rather depressing. But don’t worry lovelies: Bayonetta 3 is still in development and things are progressing nicely. Watch on YouTube That’s according to Nintendo’s Bill Trinen and Nate Bihldorff speaking in an interview with Gamespot. “I can definitely confirm it […]

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  • Biomutant’s most significant patch yet increases level cap and adds scrap from loot screen, among many other changes • Eurogamer.net

    Biomutant's most significant patch yet increases level cap and adds scrap from loot screen, among many other changes • Eurogamer.net

    Biomutant has a new patch that makes significant improvements to the game. Developer Experiment 101 released the patch yesterday to the PC and PlayStation versions of the game. It’s due out on Origin and Xbox soon. The headline additions are an increased level cap from 50 to 100 and the much-requested scrap action to the […]

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  • Next Outriders patch will significantly increase legendary drop rates

    Next Outriders patch will significantly increase legendary drop rates

    People Can Fly will release an Outriders patch next week and it will significantly increase legendary drop rates. Significantly, as in increasing the drop rate by 100% across the board, according to the Outriders studio. Watch on YouTube Legendary brackets will also be removed which will allow legendaries to drop at any level, as previously,  some […]

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  • Rift Apart new character make it a great alternate dimension story

    Rift Apart new character make it a great alternate dimension story

    Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is an interdimensional story, introducing counterparts to each of the nearly 19-year-old characters. Rivet, The Phantom, Captain Quantum, and more all exist as alternate versions of characters we’ve known for years. Rift Apart shows us something new about Ratchet & Clank’s existing cast by letting these new characters serve as […]

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  • Phasmophobia’s solo dev hires help as new update drops • Eurogamer.net

    Phasmophobia's solo dev hires help as new update drops • Eurogamer.net

    “… it is now time to expand the team.” Steam hit Phasmophobia is, remarkably, developed by just one person. But the game has become such a big deal that help is finally on the way. The co-op ghost-hunting game is created by 25-year-old UK indie developer ‘Dknighter’, who took to Phasmophobia’s Steam page to announce the […]

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  • Galvantula Eats Babies And Takes Its Time Doing It

    Galvantula Eats Babies And Takes Its Time Doing It

    Image: The Pokemon Company / Kotaku Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Galvantula! Galvantula Details Type: Bug / Electric Average Height: 2’ 07” Average Weight: […]

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  • Castlevania Advance Collection rated in Australia

    Castlevania Advance Collection rated in Australia

    By Stephany Nunneley19 June 2021 15:15 GMT The title of the Castlevania Advance Collection suggests the entry could be made up of Game Boy Advance offerings. Castlevania Advance Collection has been rated in Australia by the country’s classification board. Watch on YouTube Of course, Konami has yet to announce such a collection, and while we […]

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  • Castlevania Advance Collection spotted on ratings board • Eurogamer.net

    Castlevania Advance Collection spotted on ratings board • Eurogamer.net

    Castlevania Advance Collection has been spotted on a ratings board. The unannounced game popped up on the Australian ratings board, with Konami as publisher and M2 as developer. Platforms are not mentioned. The suggestion is a collection of some or all the Game Boy Advance Castlevania games is on the way. It’s no surprise to […]

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  • Falcom 40th anniversary live stream happening on 24th June

    Falcom 40th anniversary live stream happening on 24th June

    NIS America has recently confirmed on Twitter that they will be holding a virtual concert for Falcom celebrating 40 years of video games. The event will take place on 24th June at 10pm PT / 6am UK time. There will be performances from Falcom Sound Team JDK plus a message from the company president Toshihiro Kondo. The […]

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  • Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania promotional video

    Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania promotional video

    SEGA recently uploaded a Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania promotional video to give players a better look at the upcoming collection which includes 300 stages from Super Monkey Ball, Super Monkey Ball 2 and Super Monkey Ball Deluxe. There are also 12 minigames which include Monkey Racing, Monkey Soccer, Monkey Bowling, Monkey Baseball and character customisation. […]

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  • Metroid Dread double amiibo pack functionality revealed

    Metroid Dread double amiibo pack functionality revealed

    One of the stars of the recent Nintendo E3 2021 presentation was the announcement of a new 2D Metroid game for Nintendo Switch which is developed by the talented team at MercurySteam. The game is titled Metroid Dread and when it was announced Nintendo also revealed that two new amiibo figures would launch alongside the […]

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  • Cruis’n Blast will be getting a retail release

    Cruis’n Blast will be getting a retail release

    One of the third party titles which was announced at E3 as a Switch exclusive was the home console version of Cruis’n Blast. Cruis’n Blast will be coming to the Nintendo Switch this autumn with roughly 30 tracks for you to make your way through and plenty of zany vehicles. The official Twitter account for […]

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  • Doug Bowser on Switch Pro rumours: “We are always looking at technology”

    Doug Bowser on Switch Pro rumours: “We are always looking at technology”

    Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s president, recently took part in an interview with The Washington Post where they asked him about the ongoing Switch Pro rumours that have been floating around for quite some time now. In the run-up to E3, Bloomberg even went as far as publishing a report that stated that they understand […]

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  • Video: Nintendo Minute play Mario Golf: Super Rush

    Video: Nintendo Minute play Mario Golf: Super Rush

    There’s only one week left until the release of Mario Golf: Super Rush. It is also Friday, which means that a new episode of Nintendo Minute has been released. Kit and Krysta are very much aware of Mario Golf: Super Rush’s release approaching, so the game is the focus of this week’s episode. The pair […]

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  • 35 Indie Games That Really Want Your Attention

    35 Indie Games That Really Want Your Attention

    Image: Nifflas A few weeks ago, I asked Twitter for breaking AAA gaming news, and due to a clerical mix-up was instead inundated by top-notch indie gaming stories. Surely that couldn’t happen again? Spoiler: That happened again. So once again, here is all the big indie news that you aren’t reading anywhere else, as tweeted […]

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  • Luca, Fatherhood, and 9 new movies you can watch on Netflix, HBO, and Amazon

    Luca, Fatherhood, and 9 new movies you can watch on Netflix, HBO, and Amazon

    The past week has been a whirlwind of news for the entertainment world, and that’s on top of this year’s online E3 convention. With all the assorted buzz of new television shows, movies, anime, games, and what-have-you releasing over the course of the next year and beyond, it’s worth remembering that there are plenty of […]

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  • Pokémon Go Update Adds Flashing Screens, Niantic Working On A Fix

    Pokémon Go Update Adds Flashing Screens, Niantic Working On A Fix

    Image: Niantic Niantic has responded to reports that a recent update to Pokémon Go is causing flashing images that could cause photosensitive players to suffer potential harm. The developer replied to various outlets explaining that they are working “as quickly as possible” to correct the issue. The issue was first reported on The Silph Road […]

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  • Rurouni Kenshin: The Final review: Japan’s action saga ends with a flourish

    Rurouni Kenshin: The Final review: Japan’s action saga ends with a flourish

    Rurouni Kenshin is one of the most popular manga series in the world. Its story starts in 1860s Japan, where the end of the Japanese civil war is marking the transition from feudalism to modernism. Himura Kenshin, a legendary warrior, renounces his violent ways and wanders the land looking for atonement. But his past catches […]

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  • Phasmophobia update adds two ghost types, Willow Street House map, more

    Phasmophobia update adds two ghost types, Willow Street House map, more

    By Stephany Nunneley18 June 2021 20:38 GMT Phasmophobia’s latest update has moved out of the beta phase and is now live. Today’s Phasmophobia update has added two new ghost types, two more daily challenges, the Willow Street House map, and some changes and bug fixes. Watch on YouTube Speaking of the new ghosts, it’s worth […]

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  • Australia: Castlevania Advance Collection rated

    Australia: Castlevania Advance Collection rated

    The Australian Classification board has approved a rating for a new unannounced Castlevania collection which comprises of Konami’s classic Game Boy Advance games. The Castlevania Advance Collection has been given a Mature rating by The Australian Classification board and the collection appears to be coming to multiple platforms. The Castlevania Advance Collection is being developed […]

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  • Breath of the Wild 2: Should breakable weapons return for the sequel?

    Breath of the Wild 2: Should breakable weapons return for the sequel?

    A new trailer for Nintendo’s sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild awakened an ancient evil on Tuesday. I am, of course, referring to the somehow-still-ongoing discourse about breakable weapons in Breath of the Wild, one of the more contentious design decisions in the 2017 open-world Zelda game. Weapon durability may very […]

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  • All-Digital E3 Was A Mess

    All-Digital E3 Was A Mess

    Image: E3 / Kotaku Another E3 has come and gone. This year’s multi-day commercial for upcoming video games sure…happened. Was it terribly exciting? No, not that we were expecting it to be. Was it downright terrible? Also no. But in failing to find its footing on an all-digital stage, E3 2021 ended up being a […]

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  • It Takes Two has sold over 2 million copies

    It Takes Two has sold over 2 million copies

    By Stephany Nunneley18 June 2021 18:29 GMT Well done, Hazelight. It Takes Two, the coop adventure from Hazelight Games and EA, has moved over 2 million copies since its March 26 release. Watch on YouTube One month after release, it was announced the game had sold 1 million copies, so in between April 25 and […]

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  • how does PS5 compare to Xbox Series X? • Eurogamer.net

    how does PS5 compare to Xbox Series X? • Eurogamer.net

    We’ve already discussed 4A Games’ marvellous work on Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition on both PC and Xbox Series consoles, but today we can complete the set as we look at the PlayStation 5 version – and it’s an absolute treat. Just like all the other versions of the game, it’s using the latest rendition of […]

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  • Share of the Week – Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart – PlayStation.Blog

    Share of the Week – Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart – PlayStation.Blog

    Last week, we asked you to explore Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart’s impressive Photo Mode, and share adventurous moments of Ratchet, Clank, and Rivet using #PSshare #PSBlog. From action-packed moments to detailed portraits, here are this week’s highlights:  TysonaterVA shares Ratchet and Rivet’s first meeting. Photoingame shows off some raytracing features. justinphotomode shares a glowing […]

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  • The best Warzone shotgun for power, speed, and mobility

    The best Warzone shotgun for power, speed, and mobility

    Warzone shotguns might not be the most popular weapons on the battlefield, but there’s no denying their uses. Long-range kills from sniper rifles are only good if you can keep distance between yourself and your enemies. When that fails, the shotgun is your best friend. The future Warzone time to kill (TTK) update could significantly […]

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  • The best Warzone sniper rifles for power, range, and speed

    The best Warzone sniper rifles for power, range, and speed

    Call of Duty Warzone sniper rifles are some of the most-played weapons in the game, and for good reason. No other weapon guarantees the power and versatility sniper rifles do, though of course, not every rifle is worth playing. Any rifle should offer good range and high power, but the best rifles give you speed […]

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  • Call of Duty Warzone Best loadouts

    Call of Duty Warzone Best loadouts

    When you’re heading for the final circle, you need the right equipment for the job. Here are the best Warzone loadouts to propel you to another Call of Duty victory! There are few more difficult challenges than the intense competition of a twitch-intensive battle royale, and crafting a perfect loadout can make all the difference […]

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  • FIFA 21’s Loot Boxes Can Now Be Previewed Before You Buy

    FIFA 21's Loot Boxes Can Now Be Previewed Before You Buy

    Image: EA Two years after EA described FIFA’s loot boxes as “surprise mechanics”, the publisher might be finally backing down under enormous international pressure. EA has announced today that you can see what’s inside a Festival of FUTball Ultimate Team Pack before you buy it. Way to ruin the “surprise”! With multiple governments demanding changes, an ever-increasing […]

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  • Genshin Impact Harpastum Bombs | Where to find crafting ingredients

    Genshin Impact Harpastum Bombs | Where to find crafting ingredients

    Harpastum Bombs Loaded… Blow ‘Em Away! is a somewhat cumbersomely titled challenge in Genshin Impact‘s Midsummer Island Adventure. You only have until June 28th to participate, and crafting Harpastum Bombs is surprisingly resource-intensive. Watch on YouTube You might find that you need to grind for resources if you want to have all the Harpastum Bombs […]

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  • Ratchet & Clank does New Game Plus better than anyone else

    Ratchet & Clank does New Game Plus better than anyone else

    Since Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando — the sequel to the original game on PlayStation 2 — I’ve played every game in the series with one goal: to upgrade all the guns. It’s a noble goal, and a good bit of fun, but it’s difficult to pull off in a single playthrough. That’s where New […]

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