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Pokemon Sword & Shield Dynamax Adventures: the new legendary-catching mode explained

If you want to catch all those legendary Pokemon, one major new piece of content in The Crown Tundra DLC will be vital: Dynamax Adventures.Pokemon Sword and Shield’s expansion pass has a little something for everyone thanks to new storylines and new areas to explore, but make no mistake – in many ways the changes and additions of the two new DLC chapters are squarely focused on the hardcore Pokemon players – giving those who have already conquered the Galar region even more to do in the end-game. The first DLC took players to the Isle of Armor and focused…

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Pokemon The Crown Tundra DLC preview: four big additions in Sword and Shield’s latest DLC

Pokemon Sword and Shield had to make a few cuts in order to meet some of its ambitions, but its DLC expansion pass continues to buff up previously lacking areas of the game. In many ways, the theme of Pokemon Sword and Shield was revolution. A jump to HD graphics, areas with 3D camera control, more cinematic cutscenes – much was changed. Some change-driven omissions also angered fans, but expansions to the game appear engineered to address those complaints. June’s Isle of Armor expansion was about growth, focusing on expanding battling and training. The Crown Tundra, out later this month,…

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Genshin Impact’s next region, Dragonspine, arrives in December

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 12 October 2020 19:12 GMT Genshin Impact will be getting a new in-game area in December as developer MiHiYo promises roadmap updates every six weeks.Over on the official Genshin Impact blog, MiHoYo has announced that the game’s third region, named Dragonspire, will arrive in the game towards the end of December.The new region will be introduced via an in-game event that will seemingly orientate players in this new area. The developer estimates the arrival of the content on December 23.The developer has also announced that the roadmap for the title will see an update every six…

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Total War Saga: Troy’s Amazons DLC is out next week, and free at first

Amazons arrive in A Total War Saga: Troy next week with its first DLC, which will be given away free for keepsies for the first fortnight. Penthesilea and Hippolyta will join the fight against the Achaeans, bringing all-female armies and new focuses. Penthesilea wants to run around with a giant army, while Hippolyta is out to shore up influence by controlling sacred regions and treasures. Meet ’em in the new trailer below. (more…)

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Desperados 3 is now on Mac and Linux, and its first DLC is out

Here’s a fun computing fact for you: the Linux term root is derived from the cowboy term rootin’ tootin’, because the console cowboys who clip-clopped on their mechanical keyboards like a bucking bronco and listened to Fields Of The Nephilim would cry “Yeehaw!” and wave their leather Stetsons when they got system admin rights. How fitting, then, that wonderful Wild West squad tactics game Desperados 3 today launched a Linux version. A Mac version arrived too, so even those city slickers might be tempted by the cowboy lifestyle. The first paid DLC mission is out now too, plus a challenge…