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23  juin     09h50
Doom: The Dark Ages - how id Tech evolves for the current-gen console era
   Doom: The Dark Ages is our first look at the latest version of the legendary id Tech engine, as the series seemingly moves from the relatively constrained battlescapes and glory kills of Doom and Doom Eternal to something on an altogether grander scale for current gen consoles and PC only....
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LucasArt’s Loom is a family-friendly classic with lessons for today’s games
   Loom might be one of the most underappreciated games in the LucasArts library. This is a library in which almost every game is considered a classic: Monkey Island is endlessly quotable, Grim Fandango is a noir delight, and even The Dig has plenty of fans. Loom has always struggled for recognition...
22  juin     17h47
Elden Ring DLC falls to a mixed Steam rating as PC players complain about difficulty and performance
   Elden Ring’s Shadow of the Erdtree DLC has fallen to a mixed user rating on Steam after players logged their disappointment with difficulty and the PC version’s performance issues.An aggregate score of almost , players has seen the critically acclaimed DLC stumble on PC, and whilst most...
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Elden Ring pros are offering to help beat key bosses so all players can access the Shadow of the Erdtree DLC
   Elden Ring pros are helping players beat two key bosses to enable fellow Tarnished access to its recently released DLC, Shadow of the Erdtree.As Shadow of the Erdtree isn’t accessible until you’ve taken out both Starscourge Radahn and Mohg, Lord of Blood something a surprisingly high number of...
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Red Faction: Guerrilla sequel was another Embracer casualty, say former Fishlab devs
   Embracer reportedly killed a Red Faction: Guerrilla sequel.That’s according to Rock Paper Shotgun, which reported this week that several former Fishlabs developers have confirmed that when Embracer killed off dozens of studios and projects after an investment deal collapsed, it also killed off a...
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Nintendo won’t confirm studio behind Mario & Luigi: Brothership, but says original devs are involved
   Nintendo is keeping tight lipped on what studio is developing Mario Luigi: Brothership.When asked by journalist Stephen Totilo who was leading the development of the resurrected action RPG series, Nintendo wouldn’t confirm who was involved, even though the original studio behind the series,...
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Arkane Austin head says the feedback to Redfall’s final update has given him a burst of energy
   Former Arkane Austin studio head, Harvey Smith, says hearing fan feedback after playing the cleaned up, final version of Redfall has given him a burst of energy .After reflecting on Game Update which introduced offline mode, ReVamped neighbourhood and nest systems, and the ability to pause...
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Elden Ring DLC steals The Witcher’s crown as best-reviewed RPG expansion, and CDPR gives its blessing
   The Witcher developer CD Projekt Red which long held the record for the best reviewed RPG expansion for Blood and Wine has congratulated FromSoftware for its stellar work .Acknowledging that Elden Ring DLC Shadow of the Erdtree has stolen the accolade after eight years of riding high, The...
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With a new(ish) Batman on the way, I’m reminded again that Kevin Conroy was an all-timer
   Batman is one of the most iconic superheroes in comics, and one of the most complex, with almost a century of accrued lore behind him by this point. With that Marianas Trench of mythology to explore, adaptations have always made perfect sense. From early film serials to TV shows and onwards, we...
21  juin     22h15
American Truck Simulator circles Iowa on the map as its next DLC destination
   A little over a month after the arrival of its Nebraska DLC, American Truck Simulator has set its sights on a new destination, with SCS Software announcing Iowa AKA the Corn State AKA the Hawkeye State as the latest expansion in the works for its vehicular trundling sim. Since launching back...
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PowerWash Simulator’s Alice’s Adventures DLC gets July release date
   After a flurry of licensed expansion’s PowerWash Simulator doing something a bit different for its next DLC, plopping down the rabbit hole for an adventure inspired by Lewis Caroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. That much we knew already, but developer FuturLab has now knocked back a ’drink me...
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You can currently pick up the Dragon Age series for under a tenner
   If you’ve yet to play any of the Dragon Age games, but Dragon Age: Veilguard’s recent gameplay video piqued your interest, I have good news. You can currently scoop up the first three games for less than thanks to a new Steam deal.For a total of ., you can purchase Dragon Age: Origins,...
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Limited Run Games announces 20 new physical releases are on the way
   Limited Run Games has announced that new old games will be released in physical form, including Fear Effect, Lollipop Chainsaw RePOP, Starship Troopers: Extermination, and Wolfenstein : The New Colossus.As part of its LRG showcase, the distributor confirmed not only the th anniversary...
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League of Legends is getting a Vampire Survivors-style PvE mode, Swarm - and it’s a zen kind of carnage
   Somehow, a combination of League of Legends and Vampire Survivors has produced something strangely relaxing. The infamously intense MOBA is getting a new mode this summer just temporarily, at least for now called Swarm, taking characters from League and design elements of the recently formed ...
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Metal Gear Solid Delta combines modern UE5 tech with a faithful recreation of MGS3’s levels and cutscenes
   Whisper it quietly, but Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater looks like the most exciting Konami project in years. The trailer shown at this year’s Xbox Games Showcase contains just over two minutes of tightly edited in engine footage, but it answers a lot of questions about the direction of the...
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Embracer says it will have a human-centric approach to leveraging the potential of AI
   Embracer Group which has reduced its headcount by employees in the past financial year wants to harness AI to empower its staff, saying artificial intelligence has the capability to massively enhance game development by increasing resource efficiency .In its latest annual report, as...
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Sony accidentally leaks unannounced Helldivers 2 strategem
   An unannounced Helldivers stratagem has leaked online, seemingly by a Sony email.The unforced error which came via an official marketing email sent out to Helldivers proudly introduces the Airburst Rocket Launcher players unlocked after they successfully liberated Penta during Operation...
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Polish developer apologises following criticism for naked sauna job requirement
   A Polish developer has come under fire for expecting employees to agree to mandatory sauna sessions.In a now viral LinkedIn exchange, Spectrum Studio creative director Jacek Pi rkowski approached narrative designer and writer Aleksandra Wolna about working for his studio. Wolna replied to state Pi...
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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy passes huge sales milestone
   Crash Bandicoot’s N. Sane Trilogy which comprises the remasters of the first Crash Bandicoot, as well as Crash Bandicoot : Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot: Warped has certainly not crashed and burned.Last night, the Crash Bandicoot team revealed that the trilogy has now sold through...
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Minecraft for PS5 is finally here
   A native version of Minecraft is finally coming to PS .Acknowledging that until now, the only way to play Minecraft on a PlayStation is by purchasing the PlayStation version of the game , Mojang says that by developing a native version of Minecraft for PS , we’ll be able to make the game run...
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Dark and Darker reinvigorates the senses and reminds us how terrifying dungeons can be
   Dark and Darker is a game about escaping dungeons. And there’s a problem with that or there should be. Dungeons are so common in fantasy games that it’s hard to pay too much attention to them. We’ve seen them all before, we know what they do. But when was the last time we really re examined what...
    10h52
Xbox’s Matt Booty implies Tango Gameworks closure was partly due to leadership change
   Xbox’s Matt Booty has spoken more on the closure of Tango Gameworks earlier this year, and, while he did not name names, it appears that a change in leadership at the Hi Fi Rush studio was a factor in Microsoft’s decision.In conversation with Variety’s Strictly Business podcast, the Xbox executive...
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Turning down Elden Ring’s difficulty would break the game itself , says Miyazaki
   FromSoftware’s Soulsborne games are notoriously difficult to beat, but creator Hidetaka Miyazaki has said it would break the game itself to turn down the challenge. In an interview with The Guardian, Miyazaki discussed how high difficulty is not only creatively part of the game, but also has...
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Zenless Zone Zero studio uses AI technology to smoothen development process
   Zenless Zone Zero producer Zhenyu Li revealed in a recent interview with Eurogamer via an interpreter that AI generated content is used in the game program wise to better smoothen the game progress. No specific programming examples were provided, as Li is not a tech person, but he did stress...
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What we’ve been playing - wells, late-night pictures, and the world’s largest patch notes
   Hello Welcome back to our regular feature where we write a little bit about some of the games we’ve been playing over the past few days. This week, we drift off reading the world’s largest set of patch notes, we drift off flipping through a book of late night urban pictures, and we drift off as we...
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Elden Ring’s new inventory features are a game changer
   I play Elden Ring like a Hoover. I explore the The Lands Between while hammering the button to acquire new materials. In all honesty, I’ve barely bothered with crafting unless I really need to, but all those leaves, stones, shards of bone, and strips of meat They get sucked straight up into my...
20  juin     21h49
FromSoftware warns new Elden Ring Steam Deck bug making game unresponsive
   With one hand FromSoftware giveth a goat horse in a more opportune location, for instance and with the other it taketh away; Elden Ring’s newly released . update has introduced a bug that can break things on Steam Deck but FromSoftware says it’s investigating. As detailed on the developer...
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Beyond Good & Evil remaster arrives next week with improved graphics , new in-game content, and more
   UPDATE . pm: After a bit of a premature unveiling earlier today, Ubisoft has now officially released the trailer for its Beyond Good and Evil th Anniversary Edition remaster. There’s still no word on a price, but the digital version launches for PlayStation, PS , Xbox Series X S, Xbox One,...
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DF Direct: Nintendo’s games showcase impressed - even without Switch 2
   Despite an early warning that no Switch news would be forthcoming in their June briefing, Nintendo Direct was still a satisfying summer showcase with plenty of exciting titles. We ran our own Digital Foundry Direct special looking at the announcements, with John Linneman and Oliver Mackenzie...
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Microsoft would like you to know Xbox WILL be at this year’s Gamescom
   With Sony having surprised precisely no one by announcing that, once again, PlayStation won’t be at this year’s Gamescom, Microsoft has seized the opportunity to let everyone know that, by Jove, Xbox will be at this year’s show. Microsoft shared the news over on social media, inviting attendees...
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Elden Ring’s big new base game patch finally lets you summon Torrent to fight the Elden Beast
   With Elden Ring’s Shadow of the Erdtree DLC mere hours away from release, you might think there’s not much FromSoftware could possibly do to refocus your excitement on the base game. But Elden Ring’s previously promised new . update is now here, and it’s already caused a bit of a flutter among...
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Would Still Wakes The Deep be better without the monsters?
   Still Wakes the Deep is the Dark Souls of Walking Simulators. Or is it Jim Trinca, who recently reviewed Still Wakes the Deep for VG , has opinions about the new game from The Chinese Room Matt also has opinions in Eurogamer’s review . Specifically about how he thinks it could be a much better...
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PlayStation confirms it’s skipping Gamescom again this year
   PlayStation has confirmed to Eurogamer it will be skipping Gamescom once again this year.The annual German event is the highest attended gaming convention in the world, and a key date in the gaming calendar a chance for developers and publishers to showcase their wares. Sony, however, has...
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Microsoft has started reimbursing players who bought cancelled Redfall DLC
   In the wake of devastating closures at Bethesda, Microsoft has started refunding those who purchased Redfall’s premium Bite Back edition.This edition of Arkane Austin’s vampire shooter was set to provide players with the Redfall Hero Pass, which would have added a further two characters to the game...
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Demon’s Souls developer Bluepoint Games still working on an original title for PlayStation
   Bluepoint Games is still working on an original title for its parent company Sony.The Demon’s Souls remake developer was acquired by Sony back in . At this time, it said it was working on original content right now , and while the studio could not share any further specifics, it called this ...
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Destiny 2: The Final Shape review - a fitting end for a story ten years in the telling
   Bungie sticks the landing as it finally brings together the threads of its epic first saga.After a storytelling exercise spanning ten years, two enormous games, and one paracasual Starhorse don’t ask , Bungie has finally concluded its first Destiny saga with Destiny ’s The Final Shape expansion....
19  juin     22h08
Beyond Good and Evil Steam delisting prompts speculation of imminent remaster release
   Ubisoft has pulled its beloved action adventure Beyond Good and Evil from a number of digital stores, prompting speculation that its previously announced remaster is set to launch very soon. Beyond Good and Evil’s th Anniversary Edition a remaster of the original game was confirmed to...
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7 bizarre Easter Eggs from across the Perfect Dark series
   Perfect Dark has been in the news quite a lot recently. First there was the impressive gameplay reveal for the upcoming reboot at this month’s Xbox Showcase and, literally yesterday, Nintendo announced that the original Perfect Dark is now available to play on Switch.All of this Perfect Dark news...
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What have we learned from Perfect Dark’s gameplay reveal trailer?
   The art of the reveal is a difficult thing and in our current industry, most publishers prefer trailers packed with pre rendered CGI or snippets captured across the game. Yet, I’ve always preferred a different approach: a linear series of events showcasing what’s possible in the game. This style...
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My first hands on with The Plucky Squire was one of the most joyful experiences in ages
   Joy is a bit underrated, I reckon, but at Summer Game Fest this year it felt like the closest thing to a running theme. Astro Bot and Lego Horizon Adventures were both a breeze, playful, ebullient family games that put all their focus on simply being a good time. The Plucky Squire, an action game...
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Banana game not a scam, says developer
   Banana has taken Steam by storm recently, yesterday knocking Baldur’s Gate out of the top most popular games on Valve’s platform in terms of peak concurrent players . In Banana, players click on the image of a banana or simply leave the software running to eventually get a banana...
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Fans react to Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom reveal with timeline speculation and adorable artwork
   Ever since Nintendo unveiled The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom yesterday, the community has been speculating about where this game sits in the series’ timeline, discussing trailer details and, importantly, sharing fan art.Echoes of Wisdom will be the first mainline Zelda game that features the...
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TimeSplitters Taiwanese rating suggests possible PS Plus release
   TimeSplitters has been rated in Taiwan for PS and PS , leading to speculation of an imminent arrival on PS Plus. As spotted by Gematsu, two versions of the game are listed on the Taiwanese ratings board website for both consoles. Koch Media is listed as the associated company it’s now renamed...
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Beyond Good and Evil remaster news teased for showcase tomorrow
   News on the th anniversary edition of Beyond Good Evil has been teased for a showcase tomorrow. The Limited Run Games Showcase will be shown on th June at pm, with more news about the game expected. This news comes courtesy of the official Beyond Good Evil account, including some...
18  juin     22h56
Paradox shuts down Life By You studio following Sims-like’s sudden cancellation
   Following the sudden cancellation of Paradox Interactive’s ambitious Sims like Life by You, the company has confirmed it’s closing the internal studio behind the project, Paradox Tectonic. Paradox Tectonic the person team overseen by former Sims boss and CEO of Second Life studio Linden...
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Amazon’s next free-to-play fantasy MMO Throne and Liberty is out in September
   Throne and Liberty the latest South Korean free to play fantasy MMO to land on Amazon Games’ publishing slate following ’s Lost Ark will get worldwide release on th September, with an open beta coming to PC and consoles in July. Developed by NCSoft, the company behind Guild Wars and...
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Miles Edgeworth getting the remaster treatment in Ace Attorney Investigations Collection later this year
   Following starring remaster turns for Pheonix Wright, Apollo Justice, and Ryunosuke Naruhodo, it’s finally Miles Edgeworth’s time to shine; Capcom has unveiled the Ace Attorney Investigations Collection, coming to PlayStation, Xbox, PC, and Switch on th September. The newly announced collection...
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Banana clicking game now 9th most popular of all time on Steam, knocks Baldur’s Gate 3 out of top 10
   That game where all you do is click a banana is now one of Steam’s most popular releases ever. In fact, it is so popular, it has today bopped both Hogwarts Legacy and Baldur’s Gate down a place on Steam’s most played games chart. Banana as the game is aptly called is now sitting proudly...
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Basketball coming to Nintendo Switch Sports as a free update
   Nintendo Switch Sports is getting a new addition: Basketball It will arrive later this summer as part of a free update. Nintendo made the announcement today, as part of its Direct showcase. Dribble, pass and shoot in two on two matches, or aim for the highest score against up to three...
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Everything announced in the Nintendo Direct
   The Nintendo Direct for June has been and gone Sure we had to wait over a month and were then only given hours notice, classic Nintendo , but it was worth it. Well worth it subjectively, I’m sure there are some disappointment people out there. Look, we’d all like to play Silksong....