Month: March 2020

Have you been checking out every new game that has the potential to spark joy similar to the original Dead Space game? It seems like I’ve spent the last decade chasing that dragon. When I first saw the trailer for Moons of Madness I thought, “Finally! This might be it!” Thinking about a Lovecraft-inspired horror
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COVID-19’s impact on the game industry pushes another game date back, as InXile’s Wasteland 3 has been pushed to August 28 (Be sure to check out an awesome feature on Wasteland 3 in the current issue of Game Informer!}. Studio head Brian Fargo issued a statement via Twitter, commenting that a shift to work-from-home procedures had impacted
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As well as creating the Unreal Engine, making Fortnite, running their own games store, and publishing games, Epic Games apparently also own a group video chat programme named Houseparty? I too had missed their purchase announcement last year, until current events dragged it into headlines. Houseparty are currently offering a $1,000,000 (£790k) bounty if someone
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Resident Evil 3 Single-Player reviewed by Lucy O’Brien on PlayStation 4 Pro. Also available on Xbox One and PC. “Like Resident Evil 2 before it, Resident Evil 3’s 2020 remake does an amazing job of recapturing the horror and tension of the late ’90s original while completely modernizing its gameplay. It plays like a 2020
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Rocket Pass 6 is speeding into the future. Check out the most-wanted ride, Ronin, in the Rocket Pass 6 trailer, and unlock it immediately with Rocket Pass Premium! Rocket Pass Premium grants access to 70 Tiers of futuristic items inspired by science fiction, like the HoloData Boost, UFO Engine Audio, and the Rad Rock Goal
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In 2015, Xenoblade Chronicles received a New Nintendo 3DS port. The port, called Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, contained new features that included a Collection mode and amiibo compatibility. Unfortunately, Nintendo has announced on their official Japanese website that these features will not be included in Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition, which is releasing on the Nintendo Switch
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This should be a surprise, but COVID-19 is starting to affecting the release of several upcoming games. Previously, Square-Enix promised that the spread of the virus would not delay the release of the game on April 10, and the company is still holding to that. However, the publisher recently released a statement updating how the
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When Cities: Skylines launched on Xbox One in 2017 we could never have imagined the slew of content packs that would continue post-launch. But over the months and years we’ve been treated to a host of new content opportunities with the overall experience being enhanced massively. But Paradox Interactive aren’t done yet as today they
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I don’t know where to begin with this—literally, figuratively, existentially? It’s a new browser ARG thing by Nathalie Lawhead who has made many odd things wot RPS folk have enjoyed like Froggy and Cyberpet Graveyard. Mackerelmediafish.com, which I suppose is the website and also the name of the game(?), is another such clever oddity. Welcome
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Exit the Gungeon reviewed by Nic Vargus on Nintendo Switch. Also available on PC and iOS. “2019’s Enter The Gungeon was transcendent. It fused buttery-smooth combat, cutesy pixel art, and hilarious callbacks into a surprisingly deep roguelike-shmup. It had style, substance, and about a thousand different guns. Its spin-off, Exit the Gungeon, is a song
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Hey Beta, Delta and Omega ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 2004 Xbox One system update (build: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200419041.1825.200325-0000). Keep reading for more details. System Update Details: OS version released: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200419041.1825.200325-0000 Available:
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Online gambling is getting more and more popular every year. A great variety of available games makes it even easier to find and play your favourite title. Developers and big companies organize special gaming events. From these, we can learn a few things about new trends in casino gaming. Let’s see what we should be
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As countries around the globe continue to observe lockdowns in an effort to slow the spread of Coronavirus, people have turned to video games for weddings and graduation ceremonies. CNN reported that games like Animal Crossing and Apex Legends are being utilized to host events that have been postponed for the foreseeable future. A New Jersey couple
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Media Molecule’s Dreams is a departure from the studio’s previous projects in that it’s more of a creative platform than a traditional video game. The single-player campaign tells a thought-provoking story, but it’s short and is designed to showcase Dreams‘ development tools. Although Media Molecule has extensive plans for Dreams and has drifted towards making
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Five years after Absolute Drift, Funselektor have found themselves behind the wheel once again. This week, the minimalist driving developers released a free demo for Art of Rally, a top-down distillation of the (objectively best) motorsport that takes Absolute Drift’s textureless powerslides and lets them loose on delightfully toy-like Nordic forest tracks. A car is
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Bienvenido a Box Art Brawl, our weekly look back at the same game’s retro box art from around the world with a cheeky vote attached. To coincide with the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons we took a look at the first game in the series last week. Despite the North American and European variants
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