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Hogwarts Legacy has been delayed to 2022

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 13 January 2021 17:20 GMT Originally slated for release sometime this year, Hogwarts Legacy has been delayed to 2022. News of the Hogwarts Legacy delay was announced via the game’s official Twitter account. According to the announcement, creating the best possible experience is “paramount” so the development team needs more time. Warner Bros. officially announced Hogwarts Legacy back in September during Sony’s PS5 Showcase.The RPG is in development with Avalanche, and takes place in the 1800s, and is coming to PS5, PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.An open-world action title, the game will feature…

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Elite Dangerous: Odyssey delayed on both PC and consoles

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 13 January 2021 17:04 GMT Frontier Developments have delayed the release of Elite Dangerous: Odyssey on both PC and consoles. Today, the studio shared an update regarding the ongoing development of Elite Dangerous: Odyssey.According to Frontier, the ongoing impact of the pandemic and the renewed lockdowns in 2021 has added pressure on both the teams and the development timeline which has resulted in adjustments and changes to the development roadmap. Plans for the PC version have only been impacted slightly, however, plans for the console release will see a larger development shift. The studio is continuing its…

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New Returnal gameplay footage, DualSense features revealed

Housemarque recently showed off new Returnal footage of its PS5 exclusive during the latest HouseCast.While the HouseCast shows off new Retruanl gameplay, one of the largest takeaways from the cast is how it makes use of DualSense’s adaptive triggers.In the game, using the L2 button, if you pull it halfway down, it will aim the sights. But pulling it all the way will make the weapon go into an alt-fire mode. As with other PS5 games, the game also takes advantage of 3D audio and haptic feedback.The cast is around nine and a half minutes long, so grab a cup of…

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Road 96 is a procedurally-generated road trip game

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 11 December 2020 18:32 GMT In Road 96, it’s summer 1996 and you have hit the road for freedom, adventure, escape, and to try and flee the regime.From the creators of Valiant Hearts and Memories Retold, comes Road 96, a procedurally-generated road trip game full of risks, characters, and intertwined stories.On this risky road trip to the border, you’ll meet various characters, and discover their stories and secrets in an ever-evolving adventure. But every mile opens up a choice to make, which means your decisions will change your adventure, change the people you meet, maybe even…

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Telltale will share information on The Wolf Among Us 2 when the time is right

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 10 December 2020 20:58 GMT Telltale has provided an update on the status of The Wolf Among Us 2.The Wolf Among Us 2 is still in development at Telltale Games, and it doesn’t appear as though it will be episodic in nature.According to an update from Telltale Games on Twitter, work is still ongoing, and the entire season is being worked on at once.The Twitter post stated the team would have more to share on the game when the time is right.Last year, LCG Entertainment, doing business as Telltale, confirmed during The Game Awards 201 that the…

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 coming to mobile

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 8 December 2020 17:42 GMT Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 – The Sith Lords is coming to iPhone, iPad, and Android on December 18.Aspyr and Lucasfilm have announced RPG classic Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 – The Sith Lords is coming to mobile.“Fans have been asking for a mobile version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 for so long, and we’re thrilled to finally bring it to them,” said Elizabeth Howard, VP of publishing at Aspyr. “We’re proud to continue working with Lucasfilm to bring classic titles…

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Temtem Early Access for PS5 starts December 8

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 28 October 2020 19:30 GMT Pokemon-like massively-multiplayer game Temtem will go into early access on PS5 this December.Slated for its console debut on PS5, Crema will release Temtem in early access form first before the game arrives properly on the console in 2021.PS5 users will be able to try four out of six planned islands and find over 100 creatures in the campaign. This journey will span more than 30 hours.The game will feature crossplay between the PS5 and PC communities, and the whole campaign is playable in co-op.This will be the game’s console debut, but it is…

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Axiom Verge 2 has been delayed to the first half of 2021

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 20:51 GMT Axiom Verge 2 has been delayed into 2021.Axiom Verge 2 from Thomas Happ Games will miss its 2020 release and arrive sometime during the first half of 2021.Announced during a Nintendo Indie World showcase last year, the game was originally slated to release on Nintendo Switch in fall 2020.According to a blog post from the developer, a “number of factors” led to the release schedule being pushed into next year.  First up, the enemies are more sophisticated than those in the original game. Another factor is the art style is more complex…

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Amazon to stop developing its free-to-play shooter Crucible

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 10 October 2020 14:24 GMT Amazon has announced it has canceled the development of its free-to-play PvPvE shooter Crucible.Crucible has been canceled by Amazon and it will go offline on November 9.According to an official statement, the team behind the game will be transitioned to working on the company’s New World MMO and other upcoming projects.Amazon will offer a full refund for any purchases made, and all credit purchases within Crucible have been disabled.“In the next few weeks we’ll be hosting a final playtest and community celebration, both in-game and in our official Discord,” reads the notice….

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Outriders releasing February 2, features cross-play and free next-gen upgrade

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 8 October 2020 17:35 GMT Outriders, the RPG-shooter from People Can Fly, will be released in February and will feature a free upgrade to next-gen. Outriders will be released on PC, Xbox, and PlayStation platforms on February 2. It will come to Stadia later in 2021. The game will feature cross-play compatibility across all formats, and players who purchase the game on current-gen consoles will be able to upgrade from PS4 to PS5 for free. To upgrade PS4 disc copies, players will need a PS5 console with a disc drive.Players can also upgrade from Xbox One…

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9 Monkeys of Shaolin PC demo available ahead of release

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 3 October 2020 16:10 GMT If you head over to Steam, you can give a new demo for 9 Monkeys of Shaolin a try.A 9 Monkeys of Shaolin demo is now available on Steam ahead of its release later this month.There is also a demo available on the Microsoft Store and the PlayStation Store.The Steam demo includes the first chapter of the campaign and can be played in both single-player and co-op. C0-op can be played online, or through local two-player split-screen (thanks, Blue).In the game, you play as a fisherman names Wei Cheng, who is out to avenge the death…

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This trailer for The Falconeer details the four factions in the game

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 2 October 2020 20:35 GMT Wired Productions and developer Tomas Sala have released a new trailer detailing factions in open-world air combat game The Falconeer.In The Falconeer, you will choose between competing factions, all of which are at the mercy of the Great Ursee, a near-infinite body of water.In the skies, the rich and the powerful have airships defended by mercenary Falconeers, while “revolution and dissent brews among the downtrodden and poor” on the waters below. But it isn’t clear who is the “good guy, or the bad guy.”In the game, you will support your chosen faction…

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Tactical shooter Squad leaves Early Access today after five years in active development

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 23 September 2020 14:16 GMT Squad, the tactical first-person shooter from Offworld Industries, is leaving Early Access.Releasing today, Squad 1.0 is a large-scale tactical shooter with up to 100 players in each engagement, and a spiritual successor to the Project Reality mod for Battlefield 2.In to, you will experience a “true-to-life representation” of a high-pressure combat zone that requires coordinated teamwork.Each environment in the game is based on real-world locations in Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East. As you work across the maps, you can build and fortify bases, establish leadership roles, and maintain logistics…

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Bright Memory Infinite coming to Xbox Series S/X in 2021

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 22 September 2020 15:40 GMT Bright Memory Infinite, the first-person shooter created by solo developer FYQD Studio, will release on Xbox Series S/X  next year.Bright Memory Infinite mixes shooting and sword combat, where you will use firearms and swords to rack up combos slaying mythological demons.This title was originally planned as the next episode leading on from the early access version of Bright Memory but grew into a reimagined and complete version, one which the developer always wanted to make.Bright Memory released out of Early Access in March and those who own it on Steam will receive Infinite for…

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Ghostrunner releases in October, new demo coming soon

Ghostrunner, the first-person cyberpunk parkour action game will be released in October, and there’s a new demo coming soon.Ghostrunner will come to PS4, Xbox One, and on PC via Steam, Epic Games Store, and GOG on October 27.The PC version supports RTX Ray Tracing.There is also a private beta which you can sign up for by joining the game’s Discord server and submitting an application.The companies also announced an updated free demo of Ghostrunner will arrive on Steam for PC on September 29.If you are unfamiliar with the game, here’s the synopsis:After a cataclysmic event, the remnants of humanity dwell within…