Month: May 2021

In the past, many developers have been hesitant to call their game “political” for fear of pushback from parts of the gaming community. Ubisoft has been guilty of that in the past, but following an out-of-context quote that circulated last Friday where Far Cry 6 narrative director Navid Khavari said the team didn’t want to deal specifically with
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Koei Tecmo has announced that the free downloadable content costumes are now available now for owners of Atelier Ryza and Atelier Ryza 2. The costumes are part of the celebratory events happening at development studio Gust and publisher Koei Tecmo, as they recently announced that they have shipped an impressive one million units. Atelier Ryaza,
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When it comes to gaming headsets, you’re likely already familiar with the RIG name. RIG has been a market leader in the gaming headset space since 2012. And, though the RIG brand was recently acquired by Nacon, what it stands for has not changed: great audio performance-enhancing features and competitive play. That’s made as clear
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A group of former People Can Fly developers have banded together to work on a first-person shooter with “high-calorie” gameplay for “hardcore” players. As reported by Games Industry, Poland-based independent studio Gruby Entertainment was founded in 2020 by Grzegorz Michalak, Karol Szyszka, Paweł Siech, and Kamil Misiowiec. The group worked on titles like Outriders and Bulletstorm. Gruby
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Less than two weeks ahead of Guilty Gear: Strive‘s release, Arc System Works has revealed that some of the game’s modes and features have been cut due to production challenges stemming from COVID-19. However, the developer isn’t doing away with those modes and features entirely as they’ll be patched in later. During an interview conducted
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For a franchise that’s spawned nine mainline films, plus spin-offs, with more in development, it’s a shock there aren’t more Fast & Furious board games. After all, you’d think the series’ blend of visual thrills and (literally) high octane action would be a great fit for the medium. Well, the wait for a new Fast
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the horror sub-genre that kickstarted his career, there was cause to be excited. But what starts as an escapist zombie/heist movie set in Las Vegas eventually devolves into a rote action movie, its few, fun but superficial surprises quickly washed away in favor of embracing the bleakness popular in the post-Walking Dead era of zombie
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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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The Metroidvania game, and  Castlevania’s spiritual successor, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night came out in 2019 on multiple platforms, including the Nintendo Switch. Ever since then, it has been a success. In fact, according to publisher 505 Games in their fiscal year 2020/2021 Q3 results presentation, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night sold more than 1,000,000
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Far Cry 6 is set to be released on October 7, 2021 as one of the next big games from Ubisoft. Like prior Far Cry titles, it’s an open-world first-person shooter. Players are unleashed on the tropical island of Yara, where the dictator Anton Castillo rules. Castillo is portrayed by actor Giancarlo Esposito. In addition
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