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New Sucker Punch job openings suggest a Ghost of Tsushima sequel is in the works thumbnail VG247

New Sucker Punch job openings suggest a Ghost of Tsushima sequel is in the works

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 21 October 2020 09:08 GMT Sucker Punch has begun hiring for its next project.After the success of Ghost of Tsushima, it’s not hard to imagine the studio’s next game would be a sequel to the Japan-set epic. This appears to be Sucker Punch’s plan, at least judging by some new job openings.The job ads for narrative writer and associate outsource artist both specifically list familiarity with traditional Japanese culture and history amongst the list of interests that would be nice to have in a candidate.The narrative writer page stops just short of announcing a sequel, but…

No free PS5 upgrades for owners of Spider-Man on PS4 thumbnail VG247

No free PS5 upgrades for owners of Spider-Man on PS4

Owners of the base PS4 version of Spider-Man will have to pay up if they want to get the remaster on PS5.Sony has clarified that there is no upgrade path for existing owners of Spider-Man on PS4 to get the upcoming PS5 remaster. The writing has been on the wall since developer Insomniac Games confirmed that saves won’t transfer between the two.While the PS4 version will be playable on PS5 through backwards compatibility, as with thousands of other games, the remaster is a different story. It will not be available for purchase separately, and is only included as part of…

God of War director Cory Barlog sneakily teased Ragnarok over a year ago and no one noticed thumbnail VG247

God of War director Cory Barlog sneakily teased Ragnarok over a year ago and no one noticed

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 21 September 2020 13:24 GMT The next God of War has been teased in 2019, apparently.Sony ended its PS5 Showcase stream with one final teaser, a surprise reveal of the next God of War, which will be set around Ragnarok.The teaser’s exact words were, “Ragnarok is coming,” and wouldn’t you know it, game director Cory Barlog has actually shared this exact phrase in 2019. In a series of Tweets in April last year, Barlog shared a number of behind-the-scenes photos from the game’s production, along with some development anecdotes, a few struggles and so on.Barlog’s Twitter…

Control Deluxe Edition owners accidentally get upgraded to Ultimate Edition after 505 Games said it wasn’t possible thumbnail VG247

Control Deluxe Edition owners accidentally get upgraded to Ultimate Edition after 505 Games said it wasn’t possible

505 Games has done something it said couldn’t be done.Earlier this week, a number of players who own Control‘s Deluxe Edition reported that the game’s recently released Ultimate Edition was seemingly stealthily added to their PlayStation Network libraries.Upon visiting the Ultimate Edition’s page on the PlayStation Store, they were greeted with a download button, rather than a purchase button. Others, who owned the base game and the season pass, also saw the same option to download. A large enough number of players were affected that many shared the good news on Resetera and Twitter.None of those people actually bought the…

Horizon Zero Dawn PC patch actually brings performance improvements thumbnail VG247

Horizon Zero Dawn PC patch actually brings performance improvements

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 7 September 2020 11:38 GMT We have a new Horizon Zero Dawn PC patch, and it is more interesting than the last few.Guerrilla Games has deployed patch 1.04 for the PC version of Horizon Zero Dawn this morning. This week’s patch follows on from 1.03, released exactly a week ago.Alongside a host of yet more crash fixes, the new update actually tackles the game’s performance problems. It is a slight boost, according to the patch notes, but it’s the first attempt to address the game’s performance issues on PC.Guerrilla says CPU performance should be improved. Depending…

Immortals: Fenyx Rising release date, first screens leak thumbnail VG247

Immortals: Fenyx Rising release date, first screens leak

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 4 September 2020 09:42 GMT We now know what kind of game Gods and Monsters – or as it’s now called, Immortals: Fenyx Rising, is.Following on from the rating board leak earlier this week, Immortals: Fenyx Rising has now reached the next logical step on the road to its official reveal: popping up on the Microsoft Store ahead of time.The listing, which has since been removed, confirmed that Immortals: Fenyx Rising will be released December 3. The game will support Smart Delivery, meaning owners on Xbox One will find an upgraded copy waiting for them on…

Nvidia is offering Watch Dogs Legion, one year of GeForce Now free with new RTX 3000 purchases thumbnail VG247

Nvidia is offering Watch Dogs Legion, one year of GeForce Now free with new RTX 3000 purchases

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 2 September 2020 09:45 GMT Watch Dogs Legion is one of several upcoming games with ray tracing, and Nvidia is giving it away for free to future owners of the RTX 3000 series.Following on from the big RTX 3000 series reveal, Nvidia has announced a new pack-in game. Anyone who buys an RTX 3090, 3080 or 3070 will get a free copy of Watch Dogs Legion.The offer is also valid on pre-built systems using any of the new GPUs, and will kick off on September 17 – the day of the RTX 3080’s launch. Nvidia is…

Sea of Thieves getting dogs in September update thumbnail VG247

Sea of Thieves getting dogs in September update

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 29 August 2020 18:08 GMT Sea of Thieves is getting dogs with the September update, and you can even pet the good boys and girls.There will be various breeds of dogs available in the Pirate Emporium when the September update to Sea of Thieves rolls around.Like cats, monkeys, and parrots you will be able to interact with your furry companions and even give them a nice pat on the head or neck scratch.Also in September, players can expect a new voyage type for the Gold Hoarders, which will be a permanent edition to voyages alongside x-marks-the-spot…

Ghost of Tsushima is getting online co-op, mythical enemies in free expansion Legends thumbnail VG247

Ghost of Tsushima is getting online co-op, mythical enemies in free expansion Legends

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 17 August 2020 15:26 GMT Legends is a free expansion coming to Ghost of Tsushima this year.Ghost of Tsushima developer Sucker Punch has today revealed Legends, a free update coming to the game this fall. Legends introduces online co-op for up to four players.The game’s main campaign will remain strictly single-player, but Legends will bring new areas and enemies – including Oni – with supernatural abilities, inspired by Japanese folk tales and myths. Players will be able to pick from four character classes: Samurai, Hunter, Ronin, or Assassin.Sucker Punch didn’t reveal many details about said classes…

Marvel’s Avengers beta start times: Everything you need to know about dates, pre-load, and content thumbnail VG247

Marvel’s Avengers beta start times: Everything you need to know about dates, pre-load, and content

After the initial, so-so reception to Marvel’s Avengers among critics and fans, millions are anxious to get their hands on the game and see for themselves whether it’s worth buying.Marvel’s Avengers is the new game from Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics, and co-developer Eidos Montreal. Playable solo offline or in online co-op for up to four players, Avengers is the first real AAA attempt to bring Marvel’s iconic team to the realm of third-person action games. I like to think of it as a third-person version of the amazing, but ill-fated Marvel Heroes.We played the beta ahead of its launch,…

After causing a stir, UK retailer says Spider-Man PS4 exclusive in Marvel’s Avengers not correct thumbnail VG247

After causing a stir, UK retailer says Spider-Man PS4 exclusive in Marvel’s Avengers not correct

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 3 August 2020 15:36 GMT A UK retailer has retracted a key detail on its Marvel’s Avengers store page.Earlier today, Marvel’s Avengers fans spotted a curious line on the store page for the game’s PS4 version on UK retailer Base’s website. The detail, which has since been removed, revealed that Spider-Man is a playable character in the game, but only on PS4.It seems a little too close to release for a detail this major to have been hiding, but some nonetheless took it at face value. Base has since updated its Marvel’s Avengers PS4 listing to…