Month: July 2021

Ever since the game released more than a year ago, Minecraft Dungeons has continued to receive more content. 5 expansions, Jungle Awakens, Creeping Winter, Howling Peaks, Flames of the Nether and Hidden Depths have been released. Now, in just a few days, the sixth expansion, Echoing Void, is supposed to release. With the DLC so
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Cris Tales reviewed by Travis Northup on PC, also available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox. This indie love-letter to JRPGs from developers Dreams Uncorporated and SYCK and publisher Modus Games is a clever time-traveling RPG that’s held back by monotonous combat. #IGN #Gaming #CrisTales
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One of the biggest benefits of all that power in the hardware is giving developers the ability to make games that are Xbox Series X|S Optimized. This means that they’ve taken full advantage of the unique capabilities of Xbox Series X|S, both for new titles built natively using the Xbox Series X|S development environment as
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This past week, legal documents regarding a lawsuit from the state of California against Activision Blizzard surfaced. The lawsuit’s details are graphic, disturbing, and detailed in a way that is causing both the gaming community and the industry to take action. Following the initial report, Blizzard co-founder and former CEO Mike Morhaime has released his
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Dead Space remake‘s senior producer, Phil Ducharme, has told IGN that Electronic Arts won’t repeat “mistakes” made in the series’ past, including the addition of microtransactions. Dead Space 3 introduced microtransactions for the game’s weapon crafting system, much to players’ disappointment. Rest assured, EA Motive will “never” add microtransactions to the upcoming title. “We’re looking at
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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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Let’s face it: time travel is ridiculous and doesn’t make a lick of sense. But it’s precisely because it makes no sense that it’s a perfect match for an over-the-top fantasy JRPG, and Cris Tales blends that nonsense smoothie to fantastic effect. Manipulating the past, present, and future to solve puzzles, defeat enemies, and change
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Gamescom is back for 2021 and, as always, it’s shaping up to be one of the most significant events on the gaming calendar. Naturally, the show is going to look a little different this year due to Covid-19. Organizers had initially planned to make Gamescom 2021 a hybrid event with some in-person opportunities alongside virtual
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Death’s Door reviewed on PC by Brendan Graeber. Death’s Door is a must for those looking to scratch the itch of a classic Zelda dungeon-delving game, with the added bonus of impeccable combat against waves of foes in a creepy world. Secrets are plentiful enough to offset the low variety of rewards, and the cohesion
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There’s little question that Sony has been quite happy with PS5 exclusive Returnal and its developer Housemarque. After recently acquiring the studio behind the unique AAA bullet-hell rogue-like, Sony now calls Returnal a “mega hit,” according to the PlayStation Studios site. The various developers on the PlayStation Studios page each include a very brief description beneath
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I’m here to give you the inside deets of the latest dodgeball to hit the streets with the start of Season 2 – Soda Ball! Alright, who’s thirsty? Dodgebrawlers all over the city have learned how to take advantage of [REDACTED]’s signature Boba Cola blend in their glorious beatdowns across Knockout City. A revolutionary shake-stable
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Morteshka and HypeTrain Digital have announced a release date for Black Book, which arrives on August 10. Where can you find it? Well, just about everywhere. Black Book is coming to Steam, EGS, GOG, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch. If you’re looking for a demo experience before diving into a purchase, the game has
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California’s recently filed lawsuit against Activision Blizzard may have affected the cadence of reveals and releases for some of the publishers products. A new Overwatch map that was supposed to get a reveal yesterday was quietly pushed aside as the focus and conversation shifted to the allegations made against Activision Blizzard in the lawsuit, namely
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Last week, we celebrated the one year anniversary of Ghost of Tsushima. In honor of Jin’s journey we asked you to share honorable (or dishonorable) moments using #PSshare #PSblog. Here are this week’s highlights:  justinphotomode tries to outrun a storm from horseback. Virtualaaron1 strikes a daring red pose. MdeavorV shares the solemn beauty of the
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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. EA announced it’s remaking the original Dead Space. I’ve actually been playing Dead Space 2 (again) in the last few weeks, so this unveil feels quite timely. The game is being developed by Motive Games, though information on the project
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Reviewed by Tristan Ogilvie on PC. Also available on Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch. “Last Stop spins three intriguing tales in an enjoyably vibrant vision of London, but the superficial depth of its dialogue options and redundant quick-time events made me feel like I was just passively pushing buttons to cue the next cutscene, as
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The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing has filed a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard after years of investigation. The reason for the suit centers around “violations of the state’s civil rights and equal pay laws,” specifically regarding the treatment of women and other marginalized groups.  Content warning for graphic conversations regarding sexual misconduct, abuse,
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