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Total War: Pharaoh thrusts you into the turbulent events of the New Kingdom period

Determine the fate of three great cultures. Total War: Pharaoh is the next installment in the award-winning strategy franchise, and it will release in October. Over the weekend, a listing for the game popped up on the official website, with many thinking it would be a Saga title. Can you stand against the collapse of a civilization? Play Total War: Pharaoh and find out. Set during the collapse of the Bronze Age, in Egypt, the Pharaoh is dead and its people along with Canaan, and the Hittite empire want a new leader, and that happens to be you. As the…

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Back 4 Blood’s Children of the Worm DLC releases today

Battle a bunch of cultists with a new Cleaner. Warner Bros. Games and Turtle Rock Studios have released the second expansion to first-person co-op zombie shooter Back 4 Blood. Titled Children of the Worm, the DLC features brand-new story campaign elements thrusting you into a showdown situation with a new adversary known as The Cultists, fighting for the rise of the Ridden. To combat the new threat, the expansion introduces a new playable Cleaner Known as “Prophet” Dan. This self-proclaimed “preacher of the end times” uses his reviving abilities to provide your team a fighting chance. The new DLC also…

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Dying Light 2 updates for PS5, PS4, Xbox and PC set to arrive soon

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Dying Light 2 has finally launched, but players have noticed a couple of performance issues and glitches in the game. Techland says they’ll be addressed soon. Dying Light 2 has enjoyed a pretty good launch so far. Yes, there have been some performance issues and technical glitches in the game, but – so far – thanks to a Day One patch that accompanied the game’s release at the start of the month, we’ve already seen over 1,000 or so fixes…

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How long to beat Elden Ring? From Software reckons about 30 hours

From Software’s latest game will take you about 30 hours to complete just the story, with much more content on offer for those that seek it out We haven’t got that much longer to wait now until publisher Bandai Namco and developer FromSoftware finally unleash the horrors of Elden Ring into the world. But, if you’re anything like me, you’re probably wondering how long it’s going to take to beat this game for the first time. After all, FromSoft’s games are know for being particularly tricky to complete, and your first run-through the title is usually the hardest. Well, we’ve…

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Ys IX: Monstrum Nox adds cooperative multiplayer

The PC version of Ys IX: Monstrum Nox now supports cooperative multiplayer, a tidy little post-launch bonus for Nihon Falcom’s action-RPG. Nadia Oxford told us last year that for fans of the genre, “the Ys series is a must-play, and Ys IX is as good a place to start as any.” Co-op makes it an even nicer place to start because friends are nice, aren’t they? Read more

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The SteamWorld series moves to 3D with SteamWorld Headhunter

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. A brief teaser showcased the head-flipping art style. Thunderful Games premiered details of the newest entry in the critically acclaimed SteamWorld series, SteamWorld Headhunter, at its Thunderful World event, accompanied with a teaser trailer showcasing how the SteamWorld art style translates to the third dimension. Billed as a third-person cooperative adventure, SteamWorld Headhunter’s premiere is light on details, but does hint at the gameplay’s direction in the trailer. The short video depicts two robots having a showdown at high noon….

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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and Temple of Osiris coming to Nintendo Switch

Both Tomb Raider spin-offs will be released on the console in 2022. Crystal Dynamics and Feral Interactive are bringing Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris to Nintendo Switch. The arcade-inspired action-adventure games mark the debut of the Tomb Raider franchise on the console. Both titles focus on exploration, discovery, platforming, and puzzle-solving, with co-operative multiplayer, character progression, and combat. Released in 2010 digitally, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light landed on Xbox Live Arcade in August, followed by a September release on PC and PlayStation Network. It made its way…

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Kickin’ down doors and takin’ names – RICO London video preview

By Dorrani Williams 4 August 2021 14:01 GMT RICO London is an honest indie game. What you see is what you get and what you get is an enjoyable fast-paced buddy cop shooter where you burst through doors trying to headshot everyone in sight while simultaneously dodging incoming bullets in slow motion.I went hands one with an early build of RICO London and captured some gameplay to show you all. Watch the video below for a closer look at this indie FPS.Watch on YouTubeWhat did you think? Let me know what you think in the comments below. My favorite thing…

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Surgeon Simulator 2 is coming to Steam in September

Medical malpractice physics box Surgeon Simulator 2 is finally making its way to Steam. Having served its residency on the Epic Games Store, Surgeon Simulator 2 Access All Areas will be returning the series to Steam in September, with a story mode, four-player co-op and a lot more head bowling than the last game. Read more

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Phasmophobia update adds two ghost types, Willow Street House map, more

By Stephany Nunneley 18 June 2021 20:38 GMT Phasmophobia’s latest update has moved out of the beta phase and is now live.Today’s Phasmophobia update has added two new ghost types, two more daily challenges, the Willow Street House map, and some changes and bug fixes.Watch on YouTubeSpeaking of the new ghosts, it’s worth noting that they will have 3x higher spawn rate until the next update, so just know that going in.Alongside the aforementioned, the update also added a way to reset corrupt save files, a sell button in the item store, a profanity filter, and a confirmation timer when changing the…

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It Takes Two has sold over 2 million copies

By Stephany Nunneley 18 June 2021 18:29 GMT Well done, Hazelight.It Takes Two, the coop adventure from Hazelight Games and EA, has moved over 2 million copies since its March 26 release.Watch on YouTubeOne month after release, it was announced the game had sold 1 million copies, so in between April 25 and today, it has shifted another million. Developer Hazelight shared news of the game’s milestone on Twitter, where the developer said it was “amazed by the Passion” players have shown for the game. It also said it “couldn’t be happier” seeing so many fans of co-op.The game co-op…

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Check out Wasteland 3’s ‘The Battle of Steeltown’ DLC trailer here

By Dom Peppiatt 24 May 2021 19:18 GMT inXile Entertainment’s first Wasteland 3 narrative expansion, The Battle of Steeltown, is almost here. To welcome us to the new area, the developer has shared a new video.We’ve previously been introduced to Wasteland 3’s upcoming location – a new area that’s located in the southwestern portion of Colorado. The factory complex called Steeltown is where all of the tech that keeps Colorado running is manufactured. But there’s a dark side to the hub, too.Steeltown keeps the Patriarch in power and builds trucks, armor, weapons, and robots – but something’s wrong. Rangers have…

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Sony temporarily disables LittleBigPlanet servers due to offensive messages

By Stephany Nunneley 22 May 2021 20:03 GMT Sony has disabled LittleBigPlanet servers due to ongoing attacks.Recent attacks on the LittleBigPlanet servers have led to the disabling by Sony, which said there was no other option.Watch on YouTube“Due to the severity of the recent attacks we have no other option than to temporarily disable the game servers,” reads a tweet from the LittleBigPlanet Twitter. “We do not take these attacks lightly especially when they target our loyal community members. Thanks for understanding.”Yesterday, Sony acknowledged the community was “experiencing issues with the servers,” and that it was investigating “these new attacks.”It appears the attacks…

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Outriders cross-play now working as intended across Xbox, PlayStation and PC

It’s been a rocky road for Square Enix and People Can Fly, but cross-play in Outriders is finally working as intended across all platforms.Though People Can Fly pushed out the games’ latest update on Friday (April 9), the game still hasn’t quite been playing ball over the weekend.PC, PS4, and PS5 players have been able to play with each other for the last few days, but as of today (April 12), the Xbox servers are working properly, too, and cross-play is now once again fully operational.Watch on YouTube“We’re a little bit delayed on the Xbox version of this patch, but…

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It Takes Two reviews round-up, all the scores

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 24 March 2021 15:50 GMT It Takes Two reviews have landed and we’ve rounded up the scores for you.It Takes Two reviews have cropped up ahead of its March 26 release and the general consensus is it’s rather good.Hazelight Studios’ game is an adventure co-op following Cody and May, a couple on the brink of divorce. In the game, they will need to learn how to overcome their differences and work together as one.The two humans have been turned into dolls by a magic spell, and trapped in a “fantastical world,” they will face unpredictability and challenges…