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Gotham Knights’ combat has been ‘entirely redesigned’ to suit co-op

Developer WB Games Montreal says that it has completely redesigned the Arkham Knights’ combat to ensure the game works better in co-op.Gotham Knights was formally announced back in August, and during the official reveal at the DC Fandome, we saw some trailers that sort-of let us know what to expect from the title.We know that Gotham Knights does not take place in the Arkhamverse and that it is not a game-as-a-service. As per a new interview with GamesRadar, executive producer Fleur Marty has shared even more information about the game and explains that – whilst the new title will follow on from the Arkham games mechanically…

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Silent Hill and Siren creator Keiichiro Toyama is working on a new horror action-adventure

Keiichiro Toyama and the team at his new outfit have begun working on the creator’s next project.Keiichiro Toyama, the Japanese creator known for Silent Hill, Siren, and the Gravity Rush series, has revealed a few tidbits about what he’s going to be spending the next few years working on.Toyama, who – together with a few other Sony Japan developers – left PlayStation recently to establish Bokeh Game Studio, revealed his new project in an interview with IGN.The new project, which does not yet have a name, will be a horror action-adventure game with “battles and story elements” that will “appeal…

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Immortals Fenyx Rising Myth Challenges: How to get Coins of Charon

When you’re not searching for Greek Gods and battling whimsical creatures in Immortals Fenyx Rising, you’ll be able to find and complete various Myth Challenges dotted around the map. There are several types of Myth Challenges to find and complete in Immortals Fenyx Rising, and each one rewards you with Coins of Charon, resources and a nice bit of lore from Zeus, Prometheus and Daidalos.Some Myth Challenges are locked behind puzzles, and others are available at any time once you’ve found them, like the Navigation Challenges. We’ll be giving you a quick rundown of each different type and how to…

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Immortals Fenyx Rising Resources Guide: How to upgrade your health and gear, and unlock new Abilities

While you can change your gear and weapons at any point during gameplay in Immortals Fenyx Rising, you’ll need to visit the Hall of the Gods and collect specific resources if you want to upgrade your stuff. Once you’ve completed the opening mission and obtained the Wings of Daidalos, you’ll be able to reach the Hall of the Gods. Hermes will talk you through all the different stations available that will allow you to increase your health and stamina, brew potions and, most importantly, upgrade your gear and unlock new Abilities.Before you can do any of that, though, you’ll need…

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Immortals Fenyx Rising review: A proper good Greek mythology action game

At a time where we’re all seeking a bit of fantasy escapism from the ongoing pandemic hell, Immortals Fenyx Rising swoops in and whisks you away on a wonderful mythical Greek adventure filled with terrible history-based puns and throwbacks to platformers of old. In our preview, Immortals Fenyx Rising was compared to Breath of the Wild due to a similar art style and its equally vast and mysterious open world. It’s easy to see that Nintendo’s modern classic has had a heavy influence on things, but what’s even more interesting is how it pulls inspiration from retro favourites like Spyro…

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Director John Carpenter is really enjoying Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 27 November 2020 14:30 GMT Guess you could say he has a real thing for it.Film director John Carpenter is no stranger to video games, but it seems that the Hollywood legend is rather taken by Ubisoft’s latest Assassin’s Creed title.In a post on Twitter, the horror legend said that the recently-released Valhalla is “a return to excellence in the franchise,” before going on to say that the title’s open world is “beautifully designed.” Carpenter also says that the gameplay is “great.”The director has been pretty open about his love of video games. Back in 2017,…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla patch brings Performance and Quality modes to PS5 and Xbox Series X/S

The first big patch for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla drops today.Ubisoft has detailed patch 1.0.4 for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Outside of the day one patch, this is the game’s first major post-launch update, and it’s full of fixes and several new features.For starters, 1.0.4 will arrive today at 4am PT, 7am ET, 12pm UK on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and Stadia. Its size varies; anywhere from 2.5GB on the low end to 4.3GB on the high.The biggest new addition in today’s update is the ability to choose between Performance and Quality in two separate modes. Those will…

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It is now possible to use your existing Spider-Man PS4 save with the PS5 remaster

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 23 November 2020 10:22 GMT The long-awaited save transfer patch for Spider-Man is here.Insomniac Games has delivered on its promise to allow Spider-Man Remastered players on PS5 to use their existing saves from the original PS4 game.Both Spider-Man on PS4 and Spider-Man Remastered on PS5 received an update on Sunday that made exporting saves possible, and brought with it a few fixes and even some new content.How to export Spider-Man PS4 saves to Spider-Man Remastered PS5Patch 1.19 will first need to be installed on the PS4 version. As well as adding the save export feature, it…

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The Medium devs explain how Xbox Series X horror game works in dual realities

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 23 October 2020 11:35 GMT The Medium lets you inhabit the real world and the spirit world.One of the neat mechanics in Bloober Team’s upcoming horror adventure The Medium is how it takes place in two versions of the same world at the same moment.The developer talked before about how the power of Xbox Series X/S is what enables the game to essentially render two versions of the world in real time, but not much has been revealed about how the mechanic itself works in game and what each of the realms offers that the other…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla post-launch content revealed: seasons, story DLC, new skills and more

Ubisoft is planning a lot of post-launch content for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has a stacked schedule of content players will get to play in the weeks and months following launch. Ubisoft today offered a high-level view of what you can expect this year and next.For starters, Valhalla has a season pass that offers two expansions, and one exclusive quest. The first expansion, titled Wrath of the Druids, is due for release in spring 2021. This add-on is set in Ireland, centred around a druidic cult and featuring Gaelic myths.The Siege of Paris is the second and final expansion,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…