Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC Tracks Potentially Leaked By Music Files

A video posted by YouTube user BL, as seen below, showed off very short snippets of music themes belonging to 15 different old tracks from Mario Kart‘s extensive catalog. Each clip is little more than a second long, but they were long enough for hardcore fans to discern and list the tracks these themes belonged to. As relayed by BL, these music files are supposedly ‘prefetch’ files, which ...read more

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New Sonic Origins update finally fixes Tails’ AI issues

A new update for Sonic Mania is currently in the process of rolling out, with PlayStation players having received the update earlier today. The patch notes for the update are small, with only two items on the list giving explicit descriptions of what’s being fixed, but one issue, that being Tails disappearing off screen during hectic moments of gameplay in Sonic 2, will likely be appreciated ...read more

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MultiVersus is getting a ‘big overhaul’ of its hit detection system

MultiVersus‘ hit detection will be getting a “big overhaul”, its game director confirmed today. Tony Huynh tweeted about a new online-only update that had been added to the game, which fixed bugs affecting certain moves for Jake and Tom & Jerry. One follower replied by asking if Finn would be getting a nerf in the future, claiming his moves seemed to break through opponents’ ...read more

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Diablo 4 leaks have started in record time

Be wary, as the internet is dark and full of spoilers. That's often been the case in the previous weeks, though this time it relates to Diablo 4 leaks. As if magically summoned by reports that a Diablo 4 alpha playtest is running for family and friends of Blizzard, various images and titbits of information are making their way online. We'll discuss some of them in this article, so you ...read more

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Two Point Campus Gets a new Launch Trailer

Two Point Studios has released a new launch trailer for its upcoming university management sim Two Point Campus. The trailer shows off an emphasis on the goofy sense of humour for the game. Check it out below. The trailer shows off some of the facilities that can be built in Two Point Campus, with examples including a cauldron for some sort of magical potions class and an obstacle course for ...read more

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Call of Duty: Warzone Verdansk petition signed by thousands

The Call of Duty: Warzone Verdansk map was removed from the battle royale in 2021, but now, ahead of the launches of Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2, players are campaigning for its return via a petition which has attracted thousands of signatures. December 8, 2021 was the last time Warzone players got to battle it out on Verdansk, with the Eastern European-inspired map, not dissimilar in style ...read more

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Halo 2 Player Completes MoistCr1TiKaL's "Impossible" $20,000 Challenge

Yes, the "impossible" has been proven to be possible as a Halo 2 streamer known as Jervalin beat Moistcr1tikal's $20,000 LASO challenge. The Halo series is known for having some of the most replayable campaigns out there, largely thanks to its amazing story, sandbox gameplay, and co-op. One other huge factor is the usage of Skulls, which are gameplay modifiers. Some of these are just silly little ...read more

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Overwatch 2 Won't Get Another Public Beta

Overwatch 2's most recent public beta wrapped up last month, and since then, Blizzard has been sharing insights into what it learned from the beta as well as how some different heroes will be changing based on feedback from players. While taking in that info via various blog post updates from Blizzard, players were expecting another beta announcement given that there'd be roughly two months to go ...read more

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New Sonic Origins update finally fixes Tails’ AI issues

A new update for Sonic Mania is currently in the process of rolling out, with PlayStation players having received the update earlier today. The patch notes for the update are small, with only two items on the list giving explicit descriptions of what’s being fixed, but one issue, that being Tails disappearing off screen during hectic moments of gameplay in Sonic 2, will likely be appreciated ...read more

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MultiVersus is getting a ‘big overhaul’ of its hit detection system

MultiVersus‘ hit detection will be getting a “big overhaul”, its game director confirmed today. Tony Huynh tweeted about a new online-only update that had been added to the game, which fixed bugs affecting certain moves for Jake and Tom & Jerry. One follower replied by asking if Finn would be getting a nerf in the future, claiming his moves seemed to break through opponents’ ...read more

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Call of Duty: Warzone Verdansk petition signed by thousands

The Call of Duty: Warzone Verdansk map was removed from the battle royale in 2021, but now, ahead of the launches of Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2, players are campaigning for its return via a petition which has attracted thousands of signatures. December 8, 2021 was the last time Warzone players got to battle it out on Verdansk, with the Eastern European-inspired map, not dissimilar in style ...read more

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Halo 2 Player Completes MoistCr1TiKaL's "Impossible" $20,000 Challenge

Yes, the "impossible" has been proven to be possible as a Halo 2 streamer known as Jervalin beat Moistcr1tikal's $20,000 LASO challenge. The Halo series is known for having some of the most replayable campaigns out there, largely thanks to its amazing story, sandbox gameplay, and co-op. One other huge factor is the usage of Skulls, which are gameplay modifiers. Some of these are just silly little ...read more

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F1 22 Cross-Play Coming August End, Weekend Trials Announced

After promising cross-platform play for F1 22 after launch, Codemasters has confirmed that it will launch by August end. It will support PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC players on Steam and Origin. Before its full launch, all supported platforms can partake in trials from August 5th to 7th and August 12th to 14th. Social Race and Two-Player Career modes are playable during these ...read more

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MultiVersus Safe from Discovery/Warner Bros. Merger

Earlier this year, WarnerMedia merged with Discovery to form Warner Bros. Discovery, and this move has already had a profound impact on the entertainment industry. Warner Bros. Discovery has abruptly canned near-complete films like Batgirl and a Scoob sequel, and it plans on combining HBO Max and Discovery+ into a single streaming service in 2023. These decisions have proven to be highly ...read more

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Reveals Multiplayer Beta Dates

Activision and developer Infinity Ward have today officially announced the multiplayer beta dates for this fall's release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. In a general sense, we already knew that a multiplayer beta would be taking place for MW2 prior to its launch in October. However, what wasn't yet known in an official capacity was when this trial period for the multiplayer component of the ...read more

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Back 4 Blood Reveals Second Expansion

Back 4 Blood creators Turtle Rock Studios and Warner Bros. Games revealed this week the plans for the new DLC coming to the game later this month. This release will consist of the newest and second expansion called "Children of the Worm," and will come with another Cleaner for players to pilot as well as more weapons, accessories, a campaign story, and more. All of this will be released on August ...read more

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New Sonic Origins update finally fixes Tails’ AI issues

A new update for Sonic Mania is currently in the process of rolling out, with PlayStation players having received the update earlier today. The patch notes for the update are small, with only two items on the list giving explicit descriptions of what’s being fixed, but one issue, that being Tails disappearing off screen during hectic moments of gameplay in Sonic 2, will likely be appreciated ...read more

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MultiVersus is getting a ‘big overhaul’ of its hit detection system

MultiVersus‘ hit detection will be getting a “big overhaul”, its game director confirmed today. Tony Huynh tweeted about a new online-only update that had been added to the game, which fixed bugs affecting certain moves for Jake and Tom & Jerry. One follower replied by asking if Finn would be getting a nerf in the future, claiming his moves seemed to break through opponents’ ...read more

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Call of Duty: Warzone Verdansk petition signed by thousands

The Call of Duty: Warzone Verdansk map was removed from the battle royale in 2021, but now, ahead of the launches of Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2, players are campaigning for its return via a petition which has attracted thousands of signatures. December 8, 2021 was the last time Warzone players got to battle it out on Verdansk, with the Eastern European-inspired map, not dissimilar in style ...read more

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F1 22 Cross-Play Coming August End, Weekend Trials Announced

After promising cross-platform play for F1 22 after launch, Codemasters has confirmed that it will launch by August end. It will support PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC players on Steam and Origin. Before its full launch, all supported platforms can partake in trials from August 5th to 7th and August 12th to 14th. Social Race and Two-Player Career modes are playable during these ...read more

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MultiVersus Safe from Discovery/Warner Bros. Merger

Earlier this year, WarnerMedia merged with Discovery to form Warner Bros. Discovery, and this move has already had a profound impact on the entertainment industry. Warner Bros. Discovery has abruptly canned near-complete films like Batgirl and a Scoob sequel, and it plans on combining HBO Max and Discovery+ into a single streaming service in 2023. These decisions have proven to be highly ...read more

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Reveals Multiplayer Beta Dates

Activision and developer Infinity Ward have today officially announced the multiplayer beta dates for this fall's release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. In a general sense, we already knew that a multiplayer beta would be taking place for MW2 prior to its launch in October. However, what wasn't yet known in an official capacity was when this trial period for the multiplayer component of the ...read more

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Back 4 Blood Reveals Second Expansion

Back 4 Blood creators Turtle Rock Studios and Warner Bros. Games revealed this week the plans for the new DLC coming to the game later this month. This release will consist of the newest and second expansion called "Children of the Worm," and will come with another Cleaner for players to pilot as well as more weapons, accessories, a campaign story, and more. All of this will be released on August ...read more

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MultiVersus Season 1 Release Date Has Been Delayed

In a recent tweet, the official Twitter account of MultiVersus revealed that the release date of Season 1, as well as Morty, has been pushed back for now. MultiVersus was officially launched as a free-to-play title in the Open-Beta phase later last month. While the game was supposed to receive its first season of new content in August 2022, the developers revealed that they need more time to ...read more

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC Tracks Potentially Leaked By Music Files

A video posted by YouTube user BL, as seen below, showed off very short snippets of music themes belonging to 15 different old tracks from Mario Kart‘s extensive catalog. Each clip is little more than a second long, but they were long enough for hardcore fans to discern and list the tracks these themes belonged to. As relayed by BL, these music files are supposedly ‘prefetch’ files, which ...read more

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New Sonic Origins update finally fixes Tails’ AI issues

A new update for Sonic Mania is currently in the process of rolling out, with PlayStation players having received the update earlier today. The patch notes for the update are small, with only two items on the list giving explicit descriptions of what’s being fixed, but one issue, that being Tails disappearing off screen during hectic moments of gameplay in Sonic 2, will likely be appreciated ...read more

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Steam Beta Adds Full Switch Joy-Con Support

Valve is continuously making improvements and expanding ways in which players can play games on Steam, and with the latest update, it's now possible to use Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers on the beta client Sharing the news on August 4 in a new community post, Valve announced that the Steam beta client will now allow players to input Nintendo Joy-Con controllers, both individually as a ...read more

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Nintendo ‘will not be announcing new hardware this year’

Nintendo will not be announcing a Switch Pro or the successor to the Switch this year, it’s been reported. A new article by Nikkei analyses Nintendo’s recent sales report, which states a decline in hardware and software sales year-on-year for the three months ending June 2022. Nikkei’s article claims that because of Nintendo’s focus on achieving its current sales plan, it’s ...read more

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Kirby and the Forgotten Land has already smashed series records

Nintendo says Kirby and the Forgotten Land has seen the “highest sell-through” for any entry in the series to date. The critically acclaimed Switch title has sold 4 million copies in its first 15 weeks, which Nintendo claims is a record for the series. However, it’s widely claimed online that Kirby’s Dream Land on the Game Boy sold over 5 million copies – a stat often attributed ...read more

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Hits 46.82 Million Units

In addition to updated Nintendo Switch hardware sales, Nintendo also updated its list of top-selling first-party titles. As of June 30th, 2022, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe continues to lead the pack with 46.82 million units sold. The long-standing kart racer sees the release of Wave 2 from its Booster Course Pass on August 4th, which adds one new and seven remastered tracks. Animal Crossing: New ...read more

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Crunchyroll Is Closing Down On PS3, Xbox 360, And Wii U

Just because someone buys a newer, more up-to-date console, that doesn't mean the ones that have seen right by you for years immediately become obsolete. If you're still using your PS3, Xbox 360, or Wii U though, they're about to become a step closer to that eventuality as it has been revealed the Crunchyroll app won't be available on all three platforms much longer. The same statement with ...read more

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Switch sales fall 23% due to shortage of semiconductor components

Nintendo has released its Q1 financial report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023, noting a decline in both net sales and movement of Switch consoles. According to Nintendo, overall sales fell 4.7% to $2.3 billion. There were noted declines in both the video game platform and mobile sectors. The former saw a decline of 4.3%, while mobile, IP-related income fell 16.8%. In hardware, ...read more

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New Sonic Origins update finally fixes Tails’ AI issues

A new update for Sonic Mania is currently in the process of rolling out, with PlayStation players having received the update earlier today. The patch notes for the update are small, with only two items on the list giving explicit descriptions of what’s being fixed, but one issue, that being Tails disappearing off screen during hectic moments of gameplay in Sonic 2, will likely be appreciated ...read more

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MultiVersus is getting a ‘big overhaul’ of its hit detection system

MultiVersus‘ hit detection will be getting a “big overhaul”, its game director confirmed today. Tony Huynh tweeted about a new online-only update that had been added to the game, which fixed bugs affecting certain moves for Jake and Tom & Jerry. One follower replied by asking if Finn would be getting a nerf in the future, claiming his moves seemed to break through opponents’ ...read more

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Diablo 4 leaks have started in record time

Be wary, as the internet is dark and full of spoilers. That's often been the case in the previous weeks, though this time it relates to Diablo 4 leaks. As if magically summoned by reports that a Diablo 4 alpha playtest is running for family and friends of Blizzard, various images and titbits of information are making their way online. We'll discuss some of them in this article, so you ...read more

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Call of Duty: Warzone Verdansk petition signed by thousands

The Call of Duty: Warzone Verdansk map was removed from the battle royale in 2021, but now, ahead of the launches of Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2, players are campaigning for its return via a petition which has attracted thousands of signatures. December 8, 2021 was the last time Warzone players got to battle it out on Verdansk, with the Eastern European-inspired map, not dissimilar in style ...read more

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Halo 2 Player Completes MoistCr1TiKaL's "Impossible" $20,000 Challenge

Yes, the "impossible" has been proven to be possible as a Halo 2 streamer known as Jervalin beat Moistcr1tikal's $20,000 LASO challenge. The Halo series is known for having some of the most replayable campaigns out there, largely thanks to its amazing story, sandbox gameplay, and co-op. One other huge factor is the usage of Skulls, which are gameplay modifiers. Some of these are just silly little ...read more

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Overwatch 2 Won't Get Another Public Beta

Overwatch 2's most recent public beta wrapped up last month, and since then, Blizzard has been sharing insights into what it learned from the beta as well as how some different heroes will be changing based on feedback from players. While taking in that info via various blog post updates from Blizzard, players were expecting another beta announcement given that there'd be roughly two months to go ...read more

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Vampire Survivors Adds Cheat Menu in New Patch

Vampire Survivors has released a new patch that includes a new cheat menu. Vampire Survivors has taken Steam by storm as a chaotic top-down action game. The game has found a lot of love from PC players thanks to it being cheap, accessible, and a bit of a throwback to some old school games. Shortly after its release, Vampire Survivors also became available on Steam Deck where it has thrived as a ...read more

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F1 22 Cross-Play Coming August End, Weekend Trials Announced

After promising cross-platform play for F1 22 after launch, Codemasters has confirmed that it will launch by August end. It will support PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC players on Steam and Origin. Before its full launch, all supported platforms can partake in trials from August 5th to 7th and August 12th to 14th. Social Race and Two-Player Career modes are playable during these ...read more

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Diablo Immortal has made $100 million through mobile alone

Diablo Immortal players have spent over $100 million on the RPG’s mobile version since it launched two months ago. That comes from Sensor Tower, which shares that Diablo Immortal is one of the fastest mobile games to achieve the feat. It reportedly took Pokemon Go just two weeks to reach the figure, whereas Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Heroes took ten weeks. Looking beyond that, Sensor Tower ...read more

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Meta Quest 2 is getting a $100 price increase in August

Reality Labs has announced plans to increase the Meta Quest 2 price by $100 beginning next month. “Starting in August, Meta Quest 2 will cost $399.99 USD and $499.99 USD for the 128GB and 256GB versions respectively,” it said. “Alongside these changes, we’ll also increase the prices for Meta Quest 2 accessories and refurbished units.” The blog post didn’t confirm new UK ...read more

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Call of Duty Mobile is Crossing Over with Ghost in the Shell

Originally released in 2019, Call of Duty: Mobile is a game that Activision continues to regularly support. Like many other online games, Call of Duty: Mobile comes out with new content on a seasonal basis in order to keep players engaged. The latest season of the game will feature a crossover with the popular Japanese franchise, Ghost in the Shell. Ghost in the Shell is a long-running ...read more

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China's Gaming Crackdown Causes Its First Ever Market Decline

China's official figures have shown that its video games industry has declined for the first time since data has been made available. The country's massive video games sector, which is the world's largest, has seen its revenues fall in the first half of 2022 for the first time since data became public 14 years ago (via Reuters). The sector's combined revenue dropped 1.8 percent to 147.7 ...read more

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Epic won’t ban NFT games in response to Minecraft’s stance

Epic boss Tim Sweeney has said that the company won’t ban the sale of games featuring NFTs on its Epic Games Store platform, claiming it’s wrong to “interfere” in how developers make their games. On Wednesday, Mojang – the Microsoft-owned studio behind Minecraft – stated that it has no plans to support NFTs in the game, in an article which has been celebrated by players. Sweeney ...read more

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Mojang Forbids NFTs From Being Integrated With Minecraft

Mojang has posted an update regarding their stance on NFT and related technologies, saying they won’t “support or allow” the integration of this technology into Minecraft. In the statement posted on the company’s website, Mojang continued by saying NFTs are not compatible with the values of Minecraft. “NFTs, however, can create models of scarcity and exclusion that conflict with our ...read more

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UK Government Warns Of Legislations If Loot Boxes Aren't Addressed

Over the last two months, governing bodies from various European countries have addressed the exploitative nature of loot boxes, especially those found in EA's sport games. In June, a study backed by 18 countries branded loot boxes "exploitative". The Netherlands is at the forefront of this movement, with six political parties supporting a motion that would compel developers to remove them from ...read more

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Russian Tech Giants Seeking To Fund A New National Game Engine

After invading Ukraine, Russia has been banned by many well-known tech companies across the globe. While such global isolation could threaten the Russian game developers to lose their jobs, it seems like the tech giants of the country are already looking to find alternatives by seeking to fund a national game engine. Now, months after the invasion, it is reported by the Russian outlet ...read more

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Two Point Campus Gets a new Launch Trailer

Two Point Studios has released a new launch trailer for its upcoming university management sim Two Point Campus. The trailer shows off an emphasis on the goofy sense of humour for the game. Check it out below. The trailer shows off some of the facilities that can be built in Two Point Campus, with examples including a cauldron for some sort of magical potions class and an obstacle course for ...read more

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Gotham Knights Video Showcases 28 Different Suits

Coverage of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Gotham Knights continues on IGN First, this time with a new video showcasing all 28 suits in the game. Along with suit styles which offer different looks and stats, there’s transmog which is cosmetic-only. There are 11 different suit style sets for a total of 44 suits, though that number doesn’t include transmog. Two of these, Beyond ...read more

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Pokémon Scarlet & Violet trailer shows off rideable legendary Pokémon

A new Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet trailer has shown off rideable legendary Pokémon as well as more of the Paldea region. Players will be able to traverse Paldea using new legendary Pokémon Koraidon (exclusive to Scarlet) and Miraidon (exclusive to Violet), which they’ll be able to ride, fly and sail on. Trainers will embark on a “treasure hunt” which will serve as one of ...read more

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Nintendo also reports sales decline as Switch hits 111m

Nintendo hardware and software sales both declined year-on-year for the three months ended June 2022, which the company blamed partly on component shortages. Hardware sales for Nintendo’s Q1 totalled 3.43 million units (down 22.9% year-on-year) and software sales totalled 41.41 million units (down 8.6%). Net sales were also down 4.7% to 307.4bn yen. However, net profits were up 28.3% ...read more

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Destroy All Humans! 2: Reprobed Trailer Details Various Locations

THQ Nordic and Black Forest Games continue to hype up Destroy All Humans! 2: Reprobed, the remake of 2006’s Destroy All Humans! 2. It showcases the different locations in which protagonist Crypto can venture and cause mass destruction. These include Albion, Takoshima, Solaris, Bay City, and Tunguska. Check it out below. Much like the previous game, Destroy All Humans! 2: Reprobed is all ...read more

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Marvel's Midnight Suns: Spider-Man Gameplay Trailer Released

Marvel's Midnight Suns developer Firaxis Games and 2K have released a new trailer detailing Spider-Man gameplay in the title. This is just the latest in a series of gameplay deep dives for Marvel's Midnight Suns, with previous installments going over Iron Man gameplay and Captain America gameplay. Given that combat plays out a bit differently in Marvel's Midnight Suns from many other modern ...read more

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Resident Evil Village DLC trailer shows off playable Lady Dimitrescu

Capcom has released a new trailer for Resident Evil Village Gold Edition. Set for release on October 28, Gold Edition will include the base game with three major new features, which will also be released separately as Winters’ Expansion. An update to Mercenaries mode called Additional Orders, which is the focus of the latest trailer below, introduces new playable characters including Lady ...read more

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No Man’s Sky Endurance update adds new missions, bridge and vast bases

No Man’s Sky’s new update, named Endurance, is transforming the space RPG once again by adding a host of visual, mechanical, and quality-of-life changes, including bigger bases, new Nexus missions, and a fresh expedition called Polestar. We’ll start with the smaller stuff; the little tweaks and additions that contribute to No Man’s Sky’s rich, alluring atmosphere. First, you can now ...read more

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