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It looks like PlayStation wants to bring Uncharted, God of War and more to mobile

By Dom Peppiatt 11 April 2021 16:28 GMT It looks like PlayStation is eager to adapt some of its more popular IP for mobile, and the company is already working on going more mobile.Sony has posted a new job listing for a Head of Mobile at Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation, with the successful applicant having the leadership and talent to “lead the development and strategy of mobile gaming and help shape the future of gaming for a world-class studio”.“As Head of Mobile, you will own and develop the mobile games strategy for PlayStation Studios and help build a foundation for future…

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Age of Empires 4 out this fall, first in-engine gameplay shows the Delhi Sultanate, more

A look at Age of Empires 4 gameplay was shown off today by Relic during a presentation.Age of Empires 4 is coming later this year in the fall to PC and Xbox Game Pass for PC and through Steam. A closed beta is also on the way. Watch on YouTubeA virtual village is also available to view through the Age of Empires website.During the presentation, one of the four historical campaigns available was shown, and it was the Norman Campaign.After that, the new unit Delhi Sultanate was shown going up against the English. Lots of elephant units were shown, and…

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Age of Empires 2 and 3 Definitive Editions are getting updates

By Stephany Nunneley 10 April 2021 17:24 GMT During the Age of Empires update today, Microsoft and Relic announced new content for Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition and Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition.According to Relic, a second expansion called Dawn of the Dukes is coming to Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition this summer. It takes players to Eastern Europe with new campaigns and much more. Later this year the game will also get co-op historical battles with hand-picked and specific missions to play with friends.Watch on YouTubeAge of Empires 3: Definitive Edition will receive a free update on…

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Disco Elysium – The Final Cut patch in the works for PlayStation systems

By Stephany Nunneley 10 April 2021 16:22 GMT Some fixes are on the way for Disco Elysium – The Final Cut on PlayStation systems.ZA/UM released Disco Elysium – The Final Cut on March 30, and apparently, there have been some issues with the PS4 and PS5 versions.To combat the problems, the developer is working on a patch. A date for the update is still unknown, but it is being worked on.Watch on YouTube“Maybe blame it on the Doomed Commercial Area, birthplace of doomed dreams, resting place for every venture. Blame it on an incursion of the apocalypse in a localized…

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Black Ops Cold War and FIFA 21 were the top PS5 downloads on the PlayStation Store in March

By Stephany Nunneley 10 April 2021 16:04 GMT Sony has revealed the most popular games on the PlayStation Store in March.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War was the most popular game for PS5 on the PlayStation Store in the US while FIFA 21 was tops in Europe.Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales came in second in the US and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War took that slot in Europe. NBA 2K21 was third in the US, while newcomer It Takes Two was the third most popular title in Europe.Watch on YouTubeOn PS4, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War…

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The Last Campfire update adds 20% more puzzles, higher framerate, more

By Stephany Nunneley 10 April 2021 15:26 GMT Hello Games has released an update for its exploration-puzzler, The Last Campfire.In The Last Campfire update, you can expect 20% more puzzles, and the ability to replay any of the puzzles at any time. Watch on YouTubeYou can also read the Wanderer’s diary, and will find multiple improvements to performance across all platforms. Expect improved controller support, new Mac support, higher framerate, and lots of quality-of-life improvements.The Last Campfire tells the story of Ember, who’s lost his way in the game’s world. As you explore the world, there will be other lost…

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Check out some Hot Wheels Unleashed action in this new trailer

By Stephany Nunneley 10 April 2021 14:49 GMT Milestone and Mattel have released a new gameplay video for Hot Wheels Unleashed.A look at the fast-paced arcade racing game Hot Wheels Unleashed is shown off in the video below.The game features all sorts of drifting, boosting, and jumping and in the video, you get a look at the Garage environment, a first look at the challenges, and get a glimpse at the numerous surprises like the special track pieces.Watch on YouTubeAnd in the video, you get a look at the first six vehicles available on day one. The first six revealed…

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What are you playing this weekend?

The weekend is upon us, and that means, hopefully, you will have plenty of time to play some games.Some of us are doing adult things over the weekend, like putting together new recliner chairs, laying laminate, cleaning the house, and even giving the dogs a bath. But in between, we are definitely going to find time to play some games.That’s right: adulting the entire weekend be damned because there are orcs to slay, turnips to buy, bad guys to shoot, and a couple’s marriage to save.With that said, here’s what we’ve been playing and are planning to play this weekend.Watch…

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Save $20 on the newly released Persona 5 Strikers on PS5 and Switch

By Elizabeth Henges 9 April 2021 22:33 GMT Who doesn’t love saving on a recent release? Both the PS4 and Switch versions of Persona 5 Strikers are on sale at Best Buy, and you’ll save a cool $20 on the February title.That’s right, Persona 5 Strikers is already $20 off at Best Buy. This title was released less than two months ago, so seeing both versions of the game for just $40 is pretty cool! As for how the game itself is, many people have enjoyed it, despite its more Dynasty Warriors gameplay style. Not that you have to take…

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Outriders players are being offered an appreciation package for launch woes

Due to some problems with Outriders at launch, People Can Fly is handing out an appreciation package to make up for any issues you may have faced.According to the developer, there were some issues with connectivity over the launch weekend of Outriders (thanks, Massively OP).People Can Fly said the issue stemmed from the externally hosted database seeing issues that only appeared at extreme loads.“After working on Outriders for more than five years, we were as disappointed as you that the launch weekend did not go as planned,” said People Can Fly. “We ran into connectivity issues, [but] our team worked…

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Outriders Yagak | How to beat Yagak at the Hilltop Monastery

You’ve been in some difficult situations up to this point, but Yagak is probably the most difficult boss in Outriders so far. If you’re playing on a higher difficulty level, dealing with Yagak can seem like pure luck – and that’s because it is. Watch on YouTubeCombining uber-powerful attacks, ridiculous mobility, and a deluge of buddies ready to swarm you at a moment’s notice, this boss fight in the Hilltop Monastery can be very hard, but is not impossible. Here’s what you need to do to defeat Yagak in Outriders. How to beat Yagak in OutridersDespite fighting Yagak in a…

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The Last of Us remake for PS5 is reportedly in the works at Sony

By Stephany Nunneley 9 April 2021 17:21 GMT Sony has a remake of The Last of Us in the works for PS5, according to a report. The Bloomberg report states Visual Arts Service Group was working on The Last of Us remake, and that work began around 2018. According to Bloomberg, the project was eventually handed over to Naughty Dog.Watch on YouTubeAccording, to the report, Michael Mumbauer’s group almost made an Uncharted remake instead, but the idea was canned when Sony realized it would be too expensive to make, especially with added design work. Instead, the team started work on…

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Animal Crossing New Horizons Fishing Tourney: prizes, points and trophies explained

At long last, it’s time for the Spring Fishing Tourney in Animal Crossing: New Horizons! Players in the northern hemisphere can take part in this quarterly event — hosted by the adorable blue-eyed beaver C.J. — on Saturday 10th April 2021.And for once our friends in the southern hemisphere will be able to play right along with us, since their Autumn Fishing Tourney will also be held on April 10th.The Fishing Tourney runs from 9AM to 6PM local time, but is it worth spending hours of your day taking part? Here we list the prizes, points and trophy rewards, just…

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Best Outriders Mods | All Equipment Mods and how to get them

One of the outstanding features of Outriders is its mod system, which allows you to break down any weapon or armour piece for its mods and reapply them to other items.Watch on YouTubeThere are hundreds of mods in this game, spanning approximately fourteen different categories when broken down by item type, quality tiers, and the character classes that can equip them. This amount of variety can be overwhelming; so in this guide we’ll be outlining all the different mods by group, as well as recommending some of our favourites. Best Outriders Mods — Our favourites Tier 1 Armour Mods Tier…

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Hitman 3 April roadmap reveals new Escalation and two Elusive Targets

The Season of Greed has arrived with free content for Hitman 3 owners every week, and coming soon, are two new Elusive Targets. Hitman 3 will be following a seasonal approach throughout 2021 to support the Seven Deadly Sins DLC. You can have a look at what to expect with the upcoming season in the video below. Watch on YouTubeThe Seven Deadly Sins DLC, Act 1: Greed is currently live, and has players venturing to Dubai to indulge in a three-stage Escalation: The Greed Enumeration.There is also the Seasonal Event going on right now. Called the Berlin Egg Hunt, the…

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Ghost Recon Breakpoint 2021 roadmap includes an improved AI teammate experience

By Stephany Nunneley 9 April 2021 15:29 GMT Ubisoft has revealed its 2021 content roadmap for Ghost Recon Breakpoint, which includes two major title updates free for all players.The two major title updates for Ghost Recon Breakpoint will feature new gameplay elements including customization, progression, and more.Title Update 4.0.0, coming to players this spring, will focus on improving the player experience with AI teammates, including a new progression system, added customization, and more features requested by the community.Watch on YouTubeThe Teammate Experience Update is focused on improving your experience with the AI squad, while also adding some community-requested features. You…

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Sony Bend reportedly moved off Days Gone 2 to work on new Uncharted

By Stephany Nunneley 9 April 2021 14:57 GMT Sony Bend, the developers of Days Gone, at one time pitched a sequel to Sony, but due to mixed critical reception, the project never came to fruition.Despite the original title selling well, the development process was long, and due to the aforementioned critical reception, a sequel wasn’t a viable option for Sony.So, instead of Days Gone 2, according to a Blomberg report, the studio was tasked with working on a new Uncharted title.Watch on YouTubeSony assigned a group from the studio to develop the new Uncharted game supervised by Naughty Dog. A…

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4 reasons why you should give Outriders a chance

By Dorrani Williams 9 April 2021 13:54 GMT If you don’t like Outriders I understand why, but there’s good there if you look for it.Outriders gives you so many reasons to dislike it, especially in the opening hours. Honestly, it seems like for every good thing it does, it gives you three bad in return. This is not a good ratio to have but I gave it a chance anyway, and ended up liking the game more than I expected to.Watch on YouTubeI approached Outriders with the lowest expectations I’ve ever had while playing a new looter shooter, (let’s just…

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New Pokemon Snap’s latest Japanese trailer features 6 minutes of gameplay

By Alex Donaldson 9 April 2021 11:05 GMT The Pokemon Company and Nintendo have released a new trailer for New Pokemon Snap, showcasing a variety of events and gameplay. Watch on YouTubeThe new six-minute trailer gives an overview of what fans can expect when they pick up the game and travel to the the Lental region, its setting. The video, which is titled a “Lental Region Snap Guide”, is likely to soon be made available in English – but since it’s been publicly released for several hours now with no sign, we figured we’d post the Japanese version. There was…

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Outriders Chrysaloid | How to beat the forest boss

By this point in Outriders the Anomaly has thrown at lot your way, but now one of Enoch biggest beasts blocks your path: the Chrysaloid. While you’ve gone toe-to-toe with some giant bosses already – you’ve never faced anything quite as angry as the Chrysaloid so far. This is a multi-phased battle, just like the Molten Acari at the top of the volcano, and requires some careful tinkering with your loadout to defeat. At first, because its attacks are so different from the other enemies in Outriders, it can feel like the Chrysaloid is pretty unfair – but once you…