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    Ghost of Tsushima

    Wednesday, July 15, 2020

    Ghost of Tsushima is probably going to be divisive. It’s a competently made, extraordinarily beautiful game with great action, acting, and storytelling, but it’s also exactly the same…

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    The Last of Us Part II

    Friday, June 12, 2020

    2013 brought The Last of Us to the world and with it came arguably the most compelling story ever told in a video game. It began as a…

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    Minecraft Dungeons

    Friday, May 29, 2020

    Minecraft Dungeons offers up something completely new for fans of the legendary franchise. It’s hard to believe that in under a decade, we’ve seen Minecraft go from an…

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    Gears Tactics

    Thursday, April 30, 2020

    The Good: XCOM-style tactical action with some cool, new ideas. Who doesn’t love to chainsaw an enemy in half? The Bad: Some design decisions greatly reduce tactical and…

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    Streets of Rage 4

    Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    In 1994, Streets of Rage 3 hit the Genesis and it left a lasting impact on the beloved series – for better and worse. In a genre damaged…

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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Delivers Cloud Gaming Starting September 15th

This morning, Kareem Choudhry, corporate vice president of Project xCloud at Microsoft, published a blog announcing more details about the cloud gaming experience becoming available with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate in September at no additional cost. Beginning September 15th, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play more than 100 games from the cloud on their Android phone or tablet. Cloud gaming will launch in beta for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members in 22 markets to ensure stability as Microsoft scales the feature to millions of gamers.

When cloud gaming launches as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, players will have access to more than 100 games playable from the cloud, including Minecraft Dungeons, Destiny 2, Tell Me Why, Gears 5, Yakuza Kiwami 2, and more. Microsoft is committed to providing day-one access to new titles from Xbox Game Studios as part of Xbox Game Pass, and it’s their intent to make those same games available in the cloud from the day they release. All the experiences you expect on Xbox and your gaming profile travel with you on mobile, including your friends list, achievements, controller settings, and saved game progress.

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Spider-Man Coming to Marvel’s Avengers Exclusively on PlayStation

Crystal Dynamics today announced that players will be able to add Spider-Man to their Marvel’s Avengers roster in early 2021. Spider-Man will be available as a post-launch hero at no additional cost to owners of the base game, exclusively on PlayStation.

Marvel’s Avengers is scheduled to launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on September 4th, as well as PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X later this holiday.

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Free Blasphemous DLC Unleashes New Torment on Players

Team17 and The Game Kitchen are today expanding the world of its action-platformer Blasphemous with the launch of Stir of Dawn, free downloadable content delivering significant features and a New Game+ mode called ‘New Torment’ to the game.

Available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC, Stir of Dawn’s introduction of New Torment unlocks a new story branch that sees players journey to defeat the five Amanecidas, since Laudes – an ancient creation of the Miracle – has been awoken to challenge The Penitent One. Stir of Dawn also brings forth new items and executions for players to utilize, fresh areas to battle through, a new map system, updated voiceovers, and other tweaks to the gameplay.

Aug
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Tekken 7 Season 4 Announced

Get ready for the next battle with Season 4 of Tekken 7! Season 4 will include a balance update that will give new moves to all characters and provide an overall better online experience with online play enhancements. More information about Tekken 7 Season 4 will be shared at a later date, but Bandai Namco is giving fans a taste of what’s to come today in a new trailer.

Aug
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Behind the Schemes with Fall Guys

Mediatonic and Devolver Digital htoday released the latest and episode of Behind the Schemes featuring the Fall Guys. The 11-minute video delves into the creative process behind Fall Guys, from the original pitch and classic game show inspirations to character designs. Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout launches tomorrow on PC and PlayStation 4.

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Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams Dry Twice Announced

Assemble Entertainment and developer Crazybunch today unveiled the second installment in the Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams series. Set for release PC via Steam and GoG on October 15, 2020, Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams Dry Twice invites players to slip back into the leather pants of self-titled heartthrob and try-hard ladies man Larry Laffer as he sets out to find his true love, the divinely delightful Faith. Now that Larry has become acquainted with the modern age and all of its contemporary gadgets, he must use his smarts — and ignore his desires — as he sets out to settle down — once and for all.

Jul
31

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Hyper Scape Launching on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 11th

Today, Ubisoft announced that Hyper Scape will launch on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 11th with its Season One: “The First Principle”. Players will experience new gameplay content, new Hyper Scape Crowncast features, and will discover more about the Hyper Scape universe throughout the first Season. The Hyper Scape Open Beta, currently live on PC only, will end on August 2nd.

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F1 2020 – Silverstone Hot Lap

This weekend is the start of a Silverstone double-header, and what better way to get started than with a virtual tour of where it all began. Beginning as an airfield in WWII, Silverstone found a new lease of life as a circuit after the war. Over the years the track has evolved to the 5.891km layout we see today, with new additions like the Silverstone Wing paying a nod to the circuit’s long and glorious past.

You can race on Silverstone Circuit, and all the original 2020 season circuits in F1 2020 – out now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC via Steam, and Google Stadia.

Jul
31

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Rocket Arena Free-to-Play Weekend to Celebrate Season 1

EA and Final Strike Games launched Season 1 of Rocket Arena earlier this week. To celebrate the new content, Rocket Arena will be available to play for free for a limited time.

Players interested in trying Rocket Arena for free can access the game through:

  • Xbox’s Free Play Days program – Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can enjoy the game for free beginning today until August 2 at 11:59pm PT.
  • Steam – Steam users can play the game for free today at 10am PT until August 3 at 10am PT.
  • EA Access & Origin Access – EA Access & Origin Access members will be able to download the full standard edition of Rocket Arena for free beginning tomorrow, July 31 at 8am PT. Members will also score an exclusive Epic Mysteen Outfit as soon as they log into the game.

As a thank you, fans who played Rocket Arena prior to Season 1 saw a bonus of 3,000 Rocket Fuel added to their account, which can be redeemed for cosmetic items and/or seasonal Blast Passes through Season 3. These early pioneers of the game will also find 10 animated outfits in their accounts representing each of the launch characters.

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Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs Maxiboost ON Launches for PlayStation 4

Bandai Namco announced today that Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. Maxiboost ON has officially launched on the PlayStation 4. The 2-on-2 Extreme Vs. mecha combat game was originally released exclusively for Japanese arcades and is now available in the West for the first time.