Outriders dev backtracks on legendary loot farming in boss fights

People Can Fly has changed its stance on legendary loot farming in Outriders somewhat. Last week, in a wide-ranging update on the reception to the Outriders demo, developer People Can Fly touched on legendary loot farming methods players had devised in just a few days. In particular, People Can Fly was worried that players find it too easy/consistent to farm for legendary loot, ...read more

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Online mode for Watch Dogs: Legion delayed on PC

Ubisoft has delayed the PC release of online mode for Watch Dogs: Legion. News of the delay on PC was announced via the official Watch Dogs: Legion Twitter account. The reason for the delay is an issue has been identified that can cause the game to crash for players with certain GPUs. The team is working on fixing the issue as quickly as possible, and in the meantime made the decision to ...read more

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Tales of Arise Reveals Epic New Trailer

Few RPGs have the following of Namco Bandai's Tales series, and that's why fans were excited to get the announcement last year of the newest entry in the long-running franchise, which is titled Tales of Arise. Unfortunately, after some initial details about the game surfaced online, it was radio silence for quite a while, and the last thing we heard from the studio was that the game was delayed ...read more

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Call of Duty: Warzone Teases Incoming Zombies Event

Call of Duty: Warzone’s latest teaser shared this week appears to be hinting at a larger Zombies crossover event that’ll take place across Verdansk. The zombies on the battle royale map so far have only been limited to the Shipwreck point of interest, but the teaser showing a faux news report shows the undead leaving that area. This sort of teaser also coincides neatly with some of the leaks ...read more

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Gears of War Studio Begins Staffing Up for Next Big Game

The Coalition, which is the developer at Xbox Game Studios that is dedicated to working on the Gears of War franchise, looks to be in the early stages of creating the next major installment in the long-running series. While not outright said by the studio, the sheer number of new roles that are being hired for at the company tells us that big things look to be happening. Outlined on The ...read more

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Loop Hero brings in over 150,000 players in 24 hours

Loop Hero, the old-school adventure game from Four Quarters just released yesterday and already has over 150,000 players. Published by Devolver Digital, Loop Hero was announced at The Game Awards 2020 for release this year. Hitting Steam on March 4, the game already has an Overwhelmingly Positive score with 1,289 reviews as of press time.

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God of War and Ghost of Tsushima are in line for PC ports - Leaker

A leaker with a largely solid track record claims that a crop of prominent PlayStation exclusives are headed to PC in the near future. In its first post in just over half a year, the CrazyLeaksOnATrain Twitter account jumped right back into the thick of things to claim that Bloodborne, an Uncharted collection (presumably Uncharted: The Nathan Drake collection, a remastered bundle of the ...read more

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The Division 2 will get another ‘major update’ late this year

The Division 2 was supposed to be over now. Title Update 12, which dropped last month in Ubisoft’s massively multiplayer shooter game, was meant to be the last. Ubisoft Massive announced then that due to continuing player support, The Division 2 is in fact going to see additional updates this year, and today the studio has provided a glimpse at what to expect over the next year. Ubisoft says ...read more

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Outriders dev backtracks on legendary loot farming in boss fights

People Can Fly has changed its stance on legendary loot farming in Outriders somewhat. Last week, in a wide-ranging update on the reception to the Outriders demo, developer People Can Fly touched on legendary loot farming methods players had devised in just a few days. In particular, People Can Fly was worried that players find it too easy/consistent to farm for legendary loot, ...read more

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Call of Duty: Warzone Teases Incoming Zombies Event

Call of Duty: Warzone’s latest teaser shared this week appears to be hinting at a larger Zombies crossover event that’ll take place across Verdansk. The zombies on the battle royale map so far have only been limited to the Shipwreck point of interest, but the teaser showing a faux news report shows the undead leaving that area. This sort of teaser also coincides neatly with some of the leaks ...read more

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Gears of War Studio Begins Staffing Up for Next Big Game

The Coalition, which is the developer at Xbox Game Studios that is dedicated to working on the Gears of War franchise, looks to be in the early stages of creating the next major installment in the long-running series. While not outright said by the studio, the sheer number of new roles that are being hired for at the company tells us that big things look to be happening. Outlined on The ...read more

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The Division 2 will get another ‘major update’ late this year

The Division 2 was supposed to be over now. Title Update 12, which dropped last month in Ubisoft’s massively multiplayer shooter game, was meant to be the last. Ubisoft Massive announced then that due to continuing player support, The Division 2 is in fact going to see additional updates this year, and today the studio has provided a glimpse at what to expect over the next year. Ubisoft says ...read more

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Battlefield 6 Teases Unexpected Setting

A slew of Battlefield 6 teasers appear to reveal the setting of the PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC game. While EA has confirmed a new Battlefield game is releasing this year, it hasn't actually revealed the new entry yet. In fact, it hasn't even confirmed platforms, though various reports are indicating it will be a cross-gen release. Whatever the case, whenever it releases, it looks ...read more

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Xbox Series X Has Reportedly Secured One of Its Biggest Exclusives Yet

A new Xbox Series X report has PlayStation fans on PS4 and PS5 sweating bullets, or at least some PlayStation players. According to the report, Microsoft has secured another exclusive for the Xbox Series X, and this one has the potential to be one of the biggest Xbox exclusives in years. According to the report, Microsoft is working with FromSoftware -- the makers of Dark Souls, Sekiro, ...read more

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Rumor – Rust On PS4 May Have Cross-Play With Xbox

Rust: Console Edition, which is set to launch for PS4 sometime in 2021 may end up having cross-play with Xbox when it launches. This all comes from YouTube channel Fx who was apparently sent some Rust: Console Edition beta footage. This footage wasn’t meant to be published online so we won’t include it below, but you can find it here. At 8:26 in the gameplay, a list of players currently ...read more

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Resident Evil Village Will Be Censored For Some Players

When Resident Evil Village, also known as Resident Evil 8, releases in May via the PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S it will be censored, at least for some. Between its violence, gore, horror themes, and sexual content, the Resident Evil series earns its M-for-Mature rating. However, in some places, it's too mature. This week, Capcon confirmed that it will need to censor ...read more

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Outriders dev backtracks on legendary loot farming in boss fights

People Can Fly has changed its stance on legendary loot farming in Outriders somewhat. Last week, in a wide-ranging update on the reception to the Outriders demo, developer People Can Fly touched on legendary loot farming methods players had devised in just a few days. In particular, People Can Fly was worried that players find it too easy/consistent to farm for legendary loot, ...read more

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Call of Duty: Warzone Teases Incoming Zombies Event

Call of Duty: Warzone’s latest teaser shared this week appears to be hinting at a larger Zombies crossover event that’ll take place across Verdansk. The zombies on the battle royale map so far have only been limited to the Shipwreck point of interest, but the teaser showing a faux news report shows the undead leaving that area. This sort of teaser also coincides neatly with some of the leaks ...read more

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The Division 2 will get another ‘major update’ late this year

The Division 2 was supposed to be over now. Title Update 12, which dropped last month in Ubisoft’s massively multiplayer shooter game, was meant to be the last. Ubisoft Massive announced then that due to continuing player support, The Division 2 is in fact going to see additional updates this year, and today the studio has provided a glimpse at what to expect over the next year. Ubisoft says ...read more

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Battlefield 6 Teases Unexpected Setting

A slew of Battlefield 6 teasers appear to reveal the setting of the PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC game. While EA has confirmed a new Battlefield game is releasing this year, it hasn't actually revealed the new entry yet. In fact, it hasn't even confirmed platforms, though various reports are indicating it will be a cross-gen release. Whatever the case, whenever it releases, it looks ...read more

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Rumor – Rust On PS4 May Have Cross-Play With Xbox

Rust: Console Edition, which is set to launch for PS4 sometime in 2021 may end up having cross-play with Xbox when it launches. This all comes from YouTube channel Fx who was apparently sent some Rust: Console Edition beta footage. This footage wasn’t meant to be published online so we won’t include it below, but you can find it here. At 8:26 in the gameplay, a list of players currently ...read more

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Kena: Bridge Of Spirits Will Have Free PS4 To PS5 Upgrade

This new generation of consoles has brought about a lot of new titles to look forward to. One of those that was unveiled alongside the PS5 was Kena: Bridge of Spirits. The game has looked stunning from pretty much the beginning, and we now know when we can expect to get it in our hands. The game is also a cross-gen title for those many who will not manage to get a PS5 for awhile, and don’t ...read more

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Resident Evil Village Will Be Censored For Some Players

When Resident Evil Village, also known as Resident Evil 8, releases in May via the PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S it will be censored, at least for some. Between its violence, gore, horror themes, and sexual content, the Resident Evil series earns its M-for-Mature rating. However, in some places, it's too mature. This week, Capcon confirmed that it will need to censor ...read more

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Bungie Says It's Expanding Destiny 2 Into Other Media

There's more Destiny 2 on the horizon, it seems. Bungie is making moves with its huge MMO game, and while we know Bungie intends to continue to support and expand Destiny 2 for at least another two years, the company also says it's looking for ways to expand Destiny 2 into other media. Bungie put out a press release discussing its plans for 2021, which include expanding its headquarters, ...read more

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Among Us Adds New Quickchat Feature

Among Us developer InnerSloth released a new update this weekend that added a Quickchat feature to the game’s chat system. Through this Quickchat option, players who typically use the text chat in-game will be able to quickly select a couple of different chat commands while deliberating with other players, commands that are related to topics like “Accusation” and “Location.” InnerSloth ...read more

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Upgraded Nintendo Switch may see some exclusive games, leaker claims

The upgraded Nintendo Switch model highlighted in a recent hardware report may have exclusive games of its own, according to known ResetEra leaker Nate Drake. "There will be some select exclusives, especially from third-party partners," they said in response to speculation from other users. "May not be a big number of them, but I know of at least one." They didn't go into specifics, but the ...read more

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Florida’s Super Nintendo World has reportedly been delayed until 2025

Florida’s version of Super Nintendo World has reportedly been delayed until 2025, after construction was disrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic. Work resumed this week on Universal Orlando’s Epic Universe, the site that will eventually be home to Florida’s Super Nintendo World, as well as an allegedly smaller version of Nintendo World planned for Hollywood, which is likely to open ...read more

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UK Switch sales almost doubled PS5 and Xbox Series combined in 2020

Nintendo reportedly sold 1.5 million Switch consoles in the UK in 2020, which was almost double the total number of PS5 and Xbox Series X/S units sold last year. All three console makers enjoyed a stronger year in 2020 than they did in 2019, according to GfK sales data released by the Entertainment Retailers Association and republished by GamesIndustry.biz. Switch sales were up over 50% ...read more

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Nintendo Wii U Gets First Update in Three Years

In a surprising move, Nintendo has released a new system update for its Wii U console, marking the first time they've done so since September 2018! Fans of the console will want to temper their expectations; version 5.5.5 only includes minor changes and stability updates "made to enhance the user experience." In other words, there's nothing too out of the ordinary here, despite the great distance ...read more

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Apex Legends Gets First Gameplay Trailer For Switch

Apex Legends managed to carve out a strong niche for itself in the line of never ending live service and battle royale. The game has gone on for consoles and PC for a long time now, and this month it will come to Nintendo’s handheld hybrid, the Switch, and today we get our first look at it. It was announced last week that the game would be coming to the Switch, ported by the talented folks ...read more

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Mario Kart 9 Rumor Reveals Release Window

Mario Kart 9 hasn't been announced for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite yet, nor has Nintendo even hinted at its existence. However, according to a plethora of rumors, it's in development for Switch, Switch Lite, and possibly the Super Nintendo Switch. And according to a new rumor, it's releasing sooner than some may think. In other words, if the rumor is accurate, the turnaround from ...read more

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New Nintendo DS Feature Discovered Years Later

A new Nintendo DS, or, more specifically, a Nintendo DS Lite, feature has been discovered 15 years after the piece of hardware was released. Back in 2004, Nintendo debuted the Nintendo DS, one of the most successful pieces of video game hardware of all time. Two years later in 2006, it debuted the Nintendo DS Lite, a redesign featuring a slimmer and lighter mold plus brighter screens. And ...read more

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Outriders dev backtracks on legendary loot farming in boss fights

People Can Fly has changed its stance on legendary loot farming in Outriders somewhat. Last week, in a wide-ranging update on the reception to the Outriders demo, developer People Can Fly touched on legendary loot farming methods players had devised in just a few days. In particular, People Can Fly was worried that players find it too easy/consistent to farm for legendary loot, ...read more

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Online mode for Watch Dogs: Legion delayed on PC

Ubisoft has delayed the PC release of online mode for Watch Dogs: Legion. News of the delay on PC was announced via the official Watch Dogs: Legion Twitter account. The reason for the delay is an issue has been identified that can cause the game to crash for players with certain GPUs. The team is working on fixing the issue as quickly as possible, and in the meantime made the decision to ...read more

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Call of Duty: Warzone Teases Incoming Zombies Event

Call of Duty: Warzone’s latest teaser shared this week appears to be hinting at a larger Zombies crossover event that’ll take place across Verdansk. The zombies on the battle royale map so far have only been limited to the Shipwreck point of interest, but the teaser showing a faux news report shows the undead leaving that area. This sort of teaser also coincides neatly with some of the leaks ...read more

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Loop Hero brings in over 150,000 players in 24 hours

Loop Hero, the old-school adventure game from Four Quarters just released yesterday and already has over 150,000 players. Published by Devolver Digital, Loop Hero was announced at The Game Awards 2020 for release this year. Hitting Steam on March 4, the game already has an Overwhelmingly Positive score with 1,289 reviews as of press time.

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God of War and Ghost of Tsushima are in line for PC ports - Leaker

A leaker with a largely solid track record claims that a crop of prominent PlayStation exclusives are headed to PC in the near future. In its first post in just over half a year, the CrazyLeaksOnATrain Twitter account jumped right back into the thick of things to claim that Bloodborne, an Uncharted collection (presumably Uncharted: The Nathan Drake collection, a remastered bundle of the ...read more

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The Division 2 will get another ‘major update’ late this year

The Division 2 was supposed to be over now. Title Update 12, which dropped last month in Ubisoft’s massively multiplayer shooter game, was meant to be the last. Ubisoft Massive announced then that due to continuing player support, The Division 2 is in fact going to see additional updates this year, and today the studio has provided a glimpse at what to expect over the next year. Ubisoft says ...read more

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Battlefield 6 Teases Unexpected Setting

A slew of Battlefield 6 teasers appear to reveal the setting of the PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC game. While EA has confirmed a new Battlefield game is releasing this year, it hasn't actually revealed the new entry yet. In fact, it hasn't even confirmed platforms, though various reports are indicating it will be a cross-gen release. Whatever the case, whenever it releases, it looks ...read more

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Resident Evil Village Will Be Censored For Some Players

When Resident Evil Village, also known as Resident Evil 8, releases in May via the PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S it will be censored, at least for some. Between its violence, gore, horror themes, and sexual content, the Resident Evil series earns its M-for-Mature rating. However, in some places, it's too mature. This week, Capcon confirmed that it will need to censor ...read more

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Epic Games vs. Apple Trial Date Set

The trial between Epic Games and Apple will start on May 3rd, 2021. According to MacRumors, the trial date was set by US District Court Northern California Judge Yvonne Gonzalez following a management conference. The trial follows a drawn-out battle between the two companies that's been going on since August. Epic Games had long decried Apple and Google's cut on in-app purchases as a form of ...read more

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Zynga snaps up Torchlight 3 developer Echtra Games

Prolific mobile games publisher Zynga has acquired Torchlight 3 developer Echtra Games for an undisclosed sum, GamesIndustry.Biz reports. Following the acquisition, Echtra will be collaborating with fellow Zynga studio NaturalMotion on an unannounced, cross-platform RPG. But according to Zynga CEO Frank Gibeau, it also sounds like the studio will help give the mobile- and social-heavy ...read more

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Call of Duty: Mobile May Be Adding a Battle Royale Mode

It seems that Activision and TiMi Studios might be considering a battle royale mode for Call of Duty: Mobile. A new survey has given players the ability to share their thoughts on the mobile game. Towards the end of the survey, one question specifically asks players about elements they would like to see incorporated in the shooter. One of the options available lists "New battle royale maps," ...read more

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Hideo Kojima was in talks for a Stadia exclusive, says report

Google announced it was ending in-house game development for Stadia at the start of February, and a number of the cancelled games and projects within the company have been revealed, according to a new report. According to VGC, Google shut down a variety of releases, ranging from new games already in development, to deals with some of the biggest names in the games industry. In the report, ...read more

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Final Fantasy Battle Royale Game Announced

Right after announcing Final Fantasy 7 Remake: Intergrade for PS5, Square Enix announced Final Fantasy 7: The First Soldier, the first-ever Final Fantasy battle royale game, which is coming to Android and iOS sometime later this year. At the moment of publishing, there's been no word of any additional platforms, but Square Enix did accompany the announcement with the first-ever trailer of the ...read more

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NieR Re[in]carnation Has Been Downloaded Over 3 Million Times

Thanks in big part to the unexpected success and performance of NieR Automata, the franchise became an unlikely hit for Square Enix. Right now the eyes are primarily on the upcoming remaster of the first game in the series, NieR Replicant. However, it’s not the only game that’s fairly new for the franchise, as the mobile title Re[in]carnation is out in Japan, and its success shows the series ...read more

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Epic Games’ Fortnite Battle With Apple Blocked in the UK

Epic Games will have to continue its legal battle royale with Apple in the United States. Epic Games has suffered a setback in its ongoing legal battle with Apple over the removal of Fortnite from the app store last year. Epic took their case to the Competition Appeal Tribunal, the UK’s antitrust judiciary, hoping the removal of Fortnite would be deemed unlawful. What was the Epic Games ...read more

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Metallica's BlizzCon Performance Ruined By Twitch

BlizzCon veterans Metallica returned for this year's only-only BlizzConline festivities, but the thrash metal band's performance was ruined by a most unlikely culprit: Twitch. Right in the middle of one of its songs, the audio was replaced by some easy listening bell music, presumably to avoid having Blizzard banned for a false DMCA notice. The clip, which esports expert Rod Breslau shared on ...read more

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Tales of Arise Reveals Epic New Trailer

Few RPGs have the following of Namco Bandai's Tales series, and that's why fans were excited to get the announcement last year of the newest entry in the long-running franchise, which is titled Tales of Arise. Unfortunately, after some initial details about the game surfaced online, it was radio silence for quite a while, and the last thing we heard from the studio was that the game was delayed ...read more

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Aliens: Fireteam gets a 25-minute gameplay reveal video

The first Aliens: Fireteam gameplay has been released. The 25-minute video below showcases an early mission played by Cold Iron Studios’ CEO Craig Zinkievich, its chief creative officer Matt Highison and IGN‘s Ryan McCaffrey. Announced on Tuesday, Aliens: Fireteam is a co-op third-person survival shooter set 23 years after the original Alien film trilogy.

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Apex Legends Gets First Gameplay Trailer For Switch

Apex Legends managed to carve out a strong niche for itself in the line of never ending live service and battle royale. The game has gone on for consoles and PC for a long time now, and this month it will come to Nintendo’s handheld hybrid, the Switch, and today we get our first look at it. It was announced last week that the game would be coming to the Switch, ported by the talented folks ...read more

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Rust Console Edition teaser trailer released

Double Eleven has given us our first look at console version footage for Rust Console Edition, showing off the game we’ll be playing when the survival hit lands on PlayStation and Xbox later in 2021. Rust’s lead developer, Double Eleven, has shared the first footage of what the game will look like on console, following up on an announcement that was made about a non-PC version of the game ...read more

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PlayStation welcomes Xbox players to MLB The Show 21

A new trailer for MLB The Show 21 welcomes Xbox players to the series for the first time. The trailer marks a rare moment of unity between the typically rival companies. It also reiterates the game’s included cross-platform support, meaning Xbox and PlayStation owners can play online multiplayer against each other.

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Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remakes have been confirmed for Switch

The Pokémon Company has announced remakes of DS games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl, which are due for worldwide release on Nintendo Switch in “late 2021”. While Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl were officially revealed during a Pokémon presentation scheduled to coincide with the franchise’s 25th anniversary this weekend, their existence had been suggested in several reports over the ...read more

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Pokémon Snap trailer shows off photo editing and Illumina orbs

The Pokémon Company has released a three-minute New Pokémon Snap overview trailer. Set for release on April 30, New Pokémon Snap is the Switch sequel to the classic N64 game. The first-person title, which is co-developed by Bandai Namco, challenges players to photograph over 200 different types of Pokémon while exploring a colourful island setting called the Lental region. The new ...read more

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Mortal Kombat Reboot Trailer Breaks Red Band Record

Last Thursday, Warner Bros. Pictures finally released the red band trailer for its upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot. Anticipation has been quite high for the movie, and it seems that resulted in a record number of watchers: the trailer is now the most viewed red band trailer of all-time! The official Mortal Kombat film's Twitter account announced the accomplishment alongside an all-new video showing ...read more

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