Konami - PES successor eFootball will be ‘basically a demo’ at launch

Konami has stated that its Pro Evolution Soccer successor eFootball will essentially be a demo when it releases. As part of a new Twitter thread addressing fan questions, the official eFootball account addressed players who have been asking if the game’s launch in early Autumn will be “basically a demo”. “In many ways, yes,” it replied. “We want people to get hands-on with ...read more

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Blizzard President J. Allen Brack Is Leaving the Company

Activision Blizzard today announced that Blizzard Entertainment president J. Allen Brack is leaving the company and that Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra will be stepping up to co-lead Blizzard Entertainment, effectively immediately. The announcement comes in the wake of California's lawsuit against Activision Blizzard regarding the company's treatment of women over allegations of unequal pay, sexual ...read more

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Final DLC Character Possibly Leaked

The final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC character has possibly been leaked, and if the leak is accurate, which it appears to be, then Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite users are getting a Capcom character next. The leak comes the way of an anonymous Super Smash Bros. Ultimate leaker over on 4chan, who normally wouldn't be worth paying attention to, but this is the same person who ...read more

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New Xbox Wireless Controller Revealed

Xbox today officially revealed a new Xbox Wireless Controller, the Aqua Shift Special Edition. The Aqua Shift Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller is essentially your standard Xbox Wireless Controller with a special blue color scheme that includes "a unique dual color swirl" on the rubberized side grips as a first for the Special Edition controllers. The Aqua Shift Special Edition follows ...read more

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Left 4 Dead 2 characters are now in Zombie Army 4 as free DLC

Left 4 Dead 2 characters are returning to Hell in new and free Zombie Army 4 DLC. Just below, you can check out the trailer for Zombie Army 4: Return to Hell, a brand new expansion out right now on all platforms for Rebellion's co-op shooter. Featured within the new update is a brand new Left 4 Dead 2 character pack, which introduces Coach, Nick, Ellis, and Rochelle to the game, and it's ...read more

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The Outer Worlds Has Surpassed 4 Million Sold-In Units

It was in 2019 when Obsidian Entertainment teamed up with Take-Two Interactive’s Private Division label to release The Outer Worlds. The RPG promised to be a little on the old school side, and seemed to deliver for most fans looking for something akin to older Bethesda-style RPGs. After two expansions, a Switch port, and next gen versions, the game has continued to sell. In the latest ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Short Film to Release This Month

Many fans might still be waiting to actually get their hands on Battlefield 2042 (namely in the form of a beta playtest), but Electronic Arts and DICE are looking to keep their attention focused on the multiplayer shooter in different ways. Specifically, EA revealed today that it will be debuting a short film set within the world of Battlefield 2042 later this month as a way to familiarize ...read more

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GTA 5 Surpasses 150 Million Units Sold

It seemed like only a matter of time, but as of today, Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two Interactive have confirmed that Grand Theft Auto V has now surpassed 150 million units in total. Over the past couple of years, sales of GTA V have continued to inch toward this impressive milestone, but as of today, that goal has finally been reached. What's perhaps most baffling of all about this ...read more

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Konami - PES successor eFootball will be ‘basically a demo’ at launch

Konami has stated that its Pro Evolution Soccer successor eFootball will essentially be a demo when it releases. As part of a new Twitter thread addressing fan questions, the official eFootball account addressed players who have been asking if the game’s launch in early Autumn will be “basically a demo”. “In many ways, yes,” it replied. “We want people to get hands-on with ...read more

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New Xbox Wireless Controller Revealed

Xbox today officially revealed a new Xbox Wireless Controller, the Aqua Shift Special Edition. The Aqua Shift Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller is essentially your standard Xbox Wireless Controller with a special blue color scheme that includes "a unique dual color swirl" on the rubberized side grips as a first for the Special Edition controllers. The Aqua Shift Special Edition follows ...read more

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Left 4 Dead 2 characters are now in Zombie Army 4 as free DLC

Left 4 Dead 2 characters are returning to Hell in new and free Zombie Army 4 DLC. Just below, you can check out the trailer for Zombie Army 4: Return to Hell, a brand new expansion out right now on all platforms for Rebellion's co-op shooter. Featured within the new update is a brand new Left 4 Dead 2 character pack, which introduces Coach, Nick, Ellis, and Rochelle to the game, and it's ...read more

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The Outer Worlds Has Surpassed 4 Million Sold-In Units

It was in 2019 when Obsidian Entertainment teamed up with Take-Two Interactive’s Private Division label to release The Outer Worlds. The RPG promised to be a little on the old school side, and seemed to deliver for most fans looking for something akin to older Bethesda-style RPGs. After two expansions, a Switch port, and next gen versions, the game has continued to sell. In the latest ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Short Film to Release This Month

Many fans might still be waiting to actually get their hands on Battlefield 2042 (namely in the form of a beta playtest), but Electronic Arts and DICE are looking to keep their attention focused on the multiplayer shooter in different ways. Specifically, EA revealed today that it will be debuting a short film set within the world of Battlefield 2042 later this month as a way to familiarize ...read more

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GTA 5 Surpasses 150 Million Units Sold

It seemed like only a matter of time, but as of today, Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two Interactive have confirmed that Grand Theft Auto V has now surpassed 150 million units in total. Over the past couple of years, sales of GTA V have continued to inch toward this impressive milestone, but as of today, that goal has finally been reached. What's perhaps most baffling of all about this ...read more

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2K says it will announce an ‘exciting new franchise’ this month

2K is planning to announce a new franchise later this month. The publisher confirmed the plan during parent company Take Two’s 2022 Q1 earnings results call on Monday. The new franchise will be released during the current fiscal year ending on March 31, 2022. “Later this month, 2K will unveil details of another exciting new franchise planned for launch during this fiscal year,” ...read more

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Halo Infinite Esports Will Have Cross-Play, Cross-Input Support

Microsoft has announced new measures to help "lower the barrier to entry everywhere" for Halo Infinite's esports endeavors, and this includes supporting cross-play and cross-input play for online tournaments, and some changes for in-person events (more on that later). "We're excited to reveal that Halo Infinite esports will be cross play for all online tournaments," 343 said in a blog post. ...read more

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Konami - PES successor eFootball will be ‘basically a demo’ at launch

Konami has stated that its Pro Evolution Soccer successor eFootball will essentially be a demo when it releases. As part of a new Twitter thread addressing fan questions, the official eFootball account addressed players who have been asking if the game’s launch in early Autumn will be “basically a demo”. “In many ways, yes,” it replied. “We want people to get hands-on with ...read more

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Left 4 Dead 2 characters are now in Zombie Army 4 as free DLC

Left 4 Dead 2 characters are returning to Hell in new and free Zombie Army 4 DLC. Just below, you can check out the trailer for Zombie Army 4: Return to Hell, a brand new expansion out right now on all platforms for Rebellion's co-op shooter. Featured within the new update is a brand new Left 4 Dead 2 character pack, which introduces Coach, Nick, Ellis, and Rochelle to the game, and it's ...read more

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The Outer Worlds Has Surpassed 4 Million Sold-In Units

It was in 2019 when Obsidian Entertainment teamed up with Take-Two Interactive’s Private Division label to release The Outer Worlds. The RPG promised to be a little on the old school side, and seemed to deliver for most fans looking for something akin to older Bethesda-style RPGs. After two expansions, a Switch port, and next gen versions, the game has continued to sell. In the latest ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Short Film to Release This Month

Many fans might still be waiting to actually get their hands on Battlefield 2042 (namely in the form of a beta playtest), but Electronic Arts and DICE are looking to keep their attention focused on the multiplayer shooter in different ways. Specifically, EA revealed today that it will be debuting a short film set within the world of Battlefield 2042 later this month as a way to familiarize ...read more

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GTA 5 Surpasses 150 Million Units Sold

It seemed like only a matter of time, but as of today, Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two Interactive have confirmed that Grand Theft Auto V has now surpassed 150 million units in total. Over the past couple of years, sales of GTA V have continued to inch toward this impressive milestone, but as of today, that goal has finally been reached. What's perhaps most baffling of all about this ...read more

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2K says it will announce an ‘exciting new franchise’ this month

2K is planning to announce a new franchise later this month. The publisher confirmed the plan during parent company Take Two’s 2022 Q1 earnings results call on Monday. The new franchise will be released during the current fiscal year ending on March 31, 2022. “Later this month, 2K will unveil details of another exciting new franchise planned for launch during this fiscal year,” ...read more

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Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 5 launches on August 12

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 5 will launch on August 12, Activision has revealed. Alongside the announcement, the publisher released a cinematic trailer for Season 5, which you can watch below. The official Season 5 artwork released on Tuesday was leaked earlier this week by Call of Duty dataminer Nanikos (via Charlie Intel), who claimed the “Japanese themed” ...read more

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Call of Duty: Warzone leak teases new operator for Season 5

The first image of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 5 appears to have leaked, along with a few details about the upcoming update. The image, shared on Reddit earlier today, shows a woman with an eyepatch, combat vest, and a number of tattoos, sitting in front of a backdrop reminiscent of the Matrix movies, with streams of numbers - some highlighted in red - running in ...read more

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Final DLC Character Possibly Leaked

The final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC character has possibly been leaked, and if the leak is accurate, which it appears to be, then Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite users are getting a Capcom character next. The leak comes the way of an anonymous Super Smash Bros. Ultimate leaker over on 4chan, who normally wouldn't be worth paying attention to, but this is the same person who ...read more

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Nintendo Comments on Nintendo Switch OLED Model Burn-In Concerns

While there are several distinct upgrades in the upcoming Nintendo Switch OLED model compared to the original Nintendo Switch like a new dock with a wired LAN port and more, the biggest, most obvious addition is in the name itself: a 7-inch OLED screen. While there are plenty of questions about the changes to the new Nintendo Switch model, the screen brings new potential problems for the console. ...read more

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Among Us Teases Next "Big Update"

Among Us developers InnerSloth have a new update on the way, and ahead of that update’s release, we’ve gotten a new look at part of it. The tease shared on Friday showed off some of the artwork associated for the next update with players left to speculate what might be coming to the game in the future. No release date for this update has been announced, however, so it’s unclear just how ...read more

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Outer Wilds is officially getting an expansion this year

Annapurna Interactive’s critically acclaimed space exploration game, Outer Wilds, is officially getting an expansion. The publisher and the game’s developer Mobius Digital announced on Thursday that Echoes of the Eye, Outer Wild’s “final campfire tale”, will release for consoles and PC on September 28.

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Nintendo Insider Leaks Next Direct and Its Game Announcements

According to a new rumor, the next Nintendo Direct, or at least the next proper Nintendo Direct, is happening in September. This is the latest claim from Nintendo insider and leaker, Samus Hunter, who also relayed some specifics about what to expect. To this end, the leaker projects that Metroid Dread will be the primary focus, but a few other games could also rear their head, including Super ...read more

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Nintendo 3DS Just Got Its First System Update in a Very Long Time

For the first time since November of 2020, the Nintendo 3DS has gotten a system update. Version 11.15.0-47 is now live, and it apparently adds new stability to the system. Nintendo has not released patch notes on its official U.S. website, but Twitter user @OatmealDome states that Nintendo's Japanese website has them, and it seems that the system's internet browser and "recovery mode's SSL system ...read more

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Nintendo Mobile Game Coming to an End

After more than two years on mobile devices, Nintendo has revealed that Dr. Mario World will be coming to an end. The announcement was made via the game's official Twitter account, and it seems Dr. Mario World will no longer be playable effective November 1st at 6 a.m. UTC. Players will still be able to enjoy the game in the meantime, though Diamonds will no longer be available for purchase ...read more

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Streets Of Rage 4 DLC Live On Switch Following Delays

After launching on July 15, the latest DLC for Streets of Rage 4 is finally available for Switch users to purchase. The DLC, which players on PS4, Xbox One, and PC have been able to purchase since launch, has been unavailable to players on Nintendo's console due to a bug. According to a tweet from developer Dotemu, Streets of Rage 4 players can download the Mr. X Nightmare DLC and even at a ...read more

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Konami - PES successor eFootball will be ‘basically a demo’ at launch

Konami has stated that its Pro Evolution Soccer successor eFootball will essentially be a demo when it releases. As part of a new Twitter thread addressing fan questions, the official eFootball account addressed players who have been asking if the game’s launch in early Autumn will be “basically a demo”. “In many ways, yes,” it replied. “We want people to get hands-on with ...read more

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Blizzard President J. Allen Brack Is Leaving the Company

Activision Blizzard today announced that Blizzard Entertainment president J. Allen Brack is leaving the company and that Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra will be stepping up to co-lead Blizzard Entertainment, effectively immediately. The announcement comes in the wake of California's lawsuit against Activision Blizzard regarding the company's treatment of women over allegations of unequal pay, sexual ...read more

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Left 4 Dead 2 characters are now in Zombie Army 4 as free DLC

Left 4 Dead 2 characters are returning to Hell in new and free Zombie Army 4 DLC. Just below, you can check out the trailer for Zombie Army 4: Return to Hell, a brand new expansion out right now on all platforms for Rebellion's co-op shooter. Featured within the new update is a brand new Left 4 Dead 2 character pack, which introduces Coach, Nick, Ellis, and Rochelle to the game, and it's ...read more

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The Outer Worlds Has Surpassed 4 Million Sold-In Units

It was in 2019 when Obsidian Entertainment teamed up with Take-Two Interactive’s Private Division label to release The Outer Worlds. The RPG promised to be a little on the old school side, and seemed to deliver for most fans looking for something akin to older Bethesda-style RPGs. After two expansions, a Switch port, and next gen versions, the game has continued to sell. In the latest ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Short Film to Release This Month

Many fans might still be waiting to actually get their hands on Battlefield 2042 (namely in the form of a beta playtest), but Electronic Arts and DICE are looking to keep their attention focused on the multiplayer shooter in different ways. Specifically, EA revealed today that it will be debuting a short film set within the world of Battlefield 2042 later this month as a way to familiarize ...read more

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GTA 5 Surpasses 150 Million Units Sold

It seemed like only a matter of time, but as of today, Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two Interactive have confirmed that Grand Theft Auto V has now surpassed 150 million units in total. Over the past couple of years, sales of GTA V have continued to inch toward this impressive milestone, but as of today, that goal has finally been reached. What's perhaps most baffling of all about this ...read more

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2K says it will announce an ‘exciting new franchise’ this month

2K is planning to announce a new franchise later this month. The publisher confirmed the plan during parent company Take Two’s 2022 Q1 earnings results call on Monday. The new franchise will be released during the current fiscal year ending on March 31, 2022. “Later this month, 2K will unveil details of another exciting new franchise planned for launch during this fiscal year,” ...read more

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Take-Two says it’s “pretty flexible” when it comes to DMCAing GTA mods

GTA modders haven’t always had the friendliest relationship with developer Rockstar or parent company Take-Two, ranging from the bans of the creators of the FiveM multiplayer mod years ago to the more recent DMCA claims against reverse-engineering projects for GTA 3 and Vice City. Take-Two claims it’s “pretty flexible” when it comes to such things, but it will take action when there’s ...read more

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Twitch Testing New Stream Display Ads

Twitch has revealed that it will be testing a new form of advertisements called Stream Display Ads. Essentially, these will appear on-screen without stopping the stream, allowing viewers to continue seeing and hearing the streamer. This will be an optional feature that content creators can choose, and they will receive ad revenue for those that are shown during streams. All in all, this seems ...read more

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Elon Musk Slams Apple Over Epic & Fortnite Dispute

During a quite chapter in the Apple vs. Epic Games legal dispute that’s centered around Fortnite and its presence in the App Store, Elon Musk has weighed in on the matter. Musk took to Twitter to share thoughts as he often does and sided with Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite, while criticizing the fees imposed by the App Store as an example of a “de facto global tax on the ...read more

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Nintendo Mobile Game Coming to an End

After more than two years on mobile devices, Nintendo has revealed that Dr. Mario World will be coming to an end. The announcement was made via the game's official Twitter account, and it seems Dr. Mario World will no longer be playable effective November 1st at 6 a.m. UTC. Players will still be able to enjoy the game in the meantime, though Diamonds will no longer be available for purchase ...read more

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DOS Emulator Will Soon Be Removed From iOS App Store, Developer Says

An emulator that plays DOS games on iOS devices will soon be pulled from the App Store, its author says (via MacRumors). iDOS developer Chaoji Li said that his latest update for the game was rejected because it "installed or launched executable code," which is a violation of the App Store guidelines. Li says that he has 14 days to submit an update to remove the functionality. However, he says ...read more

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Epic Files New Complaint Against Google In Antitrust Lawsuit

Epic has failed a new complaint against Google in its antitrust lawsuit against the Tech company. As reported by The Verge, Epic has filed an addendum adding additional details to the lawsuit, including a number of details about Google's monopolistic behavior revealed during recent government probes. Epic's complaint contains mostly sealed information; however, the few bits that are available ...read more

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Netflix has confirmed it’s expanding into games, starting with mobile

Streaming giant Netflix has officially confirmed it’s expanding into video games. In its latest financial results published on Tuesday, the company said it was currently “in the early stages” of expanding into games, building on its earlier efforts around interactive television (like Black Mirror Bandersnatch) and its Stranger Things games. Games will be included in members’ Netflix ...read more

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Hackers begin leaking EA’s stolen data after failing to blackmail

EA is not giving in to the demands of hackers who stole its data, and they’re not happy about it. Last month, it came to light that a group of hackers infiltrated EA‘s servers and made away with source code for FIFA 21, and some Frostbite engine SDKs – over 780GB of data. As is often the case with these sort of hacks, the ultimate goal is to extort some amount of money from the ...read more

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Epic V. Apple Suit Will Be Heard In Australia Too

The Epic v. Apple lawsuit has concluded in the United States, pending a judgment that could still be several weeks or even a few months away. But like that U2 album that Apple gave away for free, the suit will never actually go away and tends to pop up when you least expect it. The case is now set to be heard separately in Australia. The Gamer reports that after Epic began the legal challenge ...read more

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Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 5 launches on August 12

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 5 will launch on August 12, Activision has revealed. Alongside the announcement, the publisher released a cinematic trailer for Season 5, which you can watch below. The official Season 5 artwork released on Tuesday was leaked earlier this week by Call of Duty dataminer Nanikos (via Charlie Intel), who claimed the “Japanese themed” ...read more

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New Jurassic World Evolution 2 Trailer Released

More dinosaurs, new biomes, bigger maps, terrains and territories, and a bevy of quality of life improvements are going to be part of the package in Jurassic World Evolution 2, but one of the biggest new features that Frontier Developments are bringing to the table with the sequel is scientists. In a newly released trailer, they’ve provided a brief primer on what they’re about and how they ...read more

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Apex Legends Character Trailer Highlights Seer’s Abilities

Following its gameplay reveal for Apex Legends – Season 10: Emergence, Respawn Entertainment has released a new trailer that details the abilities of Obi Edolasim aka Seer. The newest Legend is described as an ambush artist, one who takes pride in tracking his foes and artfully dismantling them. Check out his abilities below. Heart Seeker is Seer’s passive ability and allows for hearing ...read more

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Outer Wilds is officially getting an expansion this year

Annapurna Interactive’s critically acclaimed space exploration game, Outer Wilds, is officially getting an expansion. The publisher and the game’s developer Mobius Digital announced on Thursday that Echoes of the Eye, Outer Wild’s “final campfire tale”, will release for consoles and PC on September 28.

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FIFA 22 gameplay trailer showcases overhauled player animations

The FIFA 22 gameplay trailer is finally here, giving us a look at the next iteration of EA's sports franchise in action. Just below, you can check out the brand new gameplay trailer FIFA 22, which premiered earlier. The new gameplay trailer goes big on the new Hypermotion technology, which EA previously revealed would be exclusive to the next-gen versions of FIFA 22 on PS5, Xbox Series X, and ...read more

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New Back 4 Blood Beta Details, Trailer Revealed

Back 4 Blood’s open beta is scheduled to kick off just over a week from now with developer Turtle Rock Studios sharing some new details on Wednesday about what all players will find in the preview. PvP elements, new characters, and a community hub are just some of the features planned for the beta. It all starts on August 5th for the first group of players with more people able to join into the ...read more

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Dark Souls-inspired Mortal Shell is getting a roguelike DLC mode

Mortal Shell has always worn its Souls-like game status right on its battered metal sleeve, and so it’s little surprise to learn that its first paid expansion has heavy Fromsoft influences. The Virtuous Cycle, due out August 18, adds a new shell to possess, and its armed with a transforming trick weapon that could have been pulled straight out of Bloodborne. What’s more, the expansion also ...read more

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Forza Horizon 5's 11 Biomes Revealed, Look Amazing

Forza Horizon 5 is hitting the roads later this year on Xbox and PC, and the developers at Playground Games have now shown off a lot more of the racing game as part of a livestream. The 30-minute broadcast below features creative director Mike Brown and associate art director Conar Cross showing off the different biomes of the game's setting, Mexico, and the new Emerald Circuit race. This is a ...read more

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