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Final Fantasy 14 gets a new set of trophies when it arrives on PS5 tomorrow

By Dom Peppiatt 12 April 2021 17:09 GMT Trophy hunters rejoice! Final Fantasy 14 will be getting a wholly new set of trophies when the PS5 version launches into open beta later this week.Final Fantasy 14 will go into open beta on PS5 April 13 alongside the release of Patch 5.5, and it looks like Square Enix is bringing an additional bonus to anyone that wants to play the game on Sony’s latest hardware, too: a brand-new trophy list.As per trophy lists gathered by Exophase and TrueTrophies, the game is set to receive a massive 91 achievable awards on PS5 for…

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Edge of Eternity leaves Early Access this June, coming to consoles and Game Pass in Q4

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 7 April 2021 20:20 GMT Developer Midgard Studio and publisher Dear Villagers today announced that, after two years in Steam Early Access, JRPG Edge o Eternity will release on PC on June 8.Edge of Eternity will be released with a large launch update that adds 20 hours of additional gameplay and brings the game’s story to an end.To celebrate the announcement the game will be available at a discount on Steam until April 13 and will be 33% off.The game was also announced for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S today. It’ll arrive on the new-gen…

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Monster Hunter Rise is handing out a celebration Kamura Pack

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 7 April 2021 14:17 GMT Monster Hunter Rise players can now claim a celebration Kamura Pack for the game.The Kamura Pack 1: Big Hit Celebration is being handed out as a gift to Monster Hunter Rise players who helped the game reach 5 million units shipped.Inside the pack, you will find 30 Mega Potions, 20 Well-done Steaks, 10 Large Barrel Bombs, five Mega Demondrugs, and five Mega Armorskins.This item pack is obtainable through the main game, but you will need to apply an update in order to claim the pack.It can only be claimed once, and you will need…

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Diablo 2: Resurrected’s first alpha test is this weekend

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 6 April 2021 19:37 GMT The first alpha test for Diablo 2: Resurrected will take place this weekend.Blizzard has announced that the Diablo 2: Resurrected single-player technical alpha on PC will begin this Friday, April 9, at 7am PDT/10am EDT/3pm UK. A limited selection of players who opted-in for technical alpha will be chosen randomly for access and will receive instructions on how to participate over email in the coming days. The technical alpha will end for testers on Monday, April 12, at 10am PDT/1pm EDT/6pm UK.During the tester, participants will be able to choose from…

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Final Fantasy 14 has over 22 million registered players

By Dom Peppiatt, Tuesday, 6 April 2021 10:33 GMT Square Enix has announced that its superstar MMO, Final Fantasy 14, has attracted over 22 million registered users worldwide over the course of its lifetime.That’s a pretty impressive number, but it should be noted that includes anyone that’s signed up for the game’s free trial – it doesn’t necessarily mean that 22 million people have purchased the full game.Still, it proves that the title has an impressive draw for new players, and that eight years on from Final Fantasy 14’s relaunch in 2013, it’s still a massive success for Square Enix…

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Pokemon Go Field Research quests | April 2021 missions and rewards list

If you want to be the very best, you’ll need to stay on top of the Pokemon Go Field Research missions – constantly changing quests and activities that players can pick up and complete for bonuses and rewards. Here’s all the current missions for February 2021.When we talk about research in Pokemon Go, there are two types to understand. Field Research tasks are quests picked up at random, with quests and rewards changing depending on the month, season, and current events. Completing these can lead to Research Breakthroughs which provide further unique rewards that also change over time. Special Research,…

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Final Fantasy 14 goes into open beta on PS5 later this month

The open beta for Final Fantasy 14 on PlayStation 5 will be held later this month.Final Fantasy 14 will go into open beta on PS5 April 13 alongside the release of Patch 5.5.Those who are currently playing on PS4 will be able to use their existing characters and game data during the test.Players can expect faster loading times, increased frame rates, true 4K resolution, 3D audio, and haptic feedback.Timing of the start of the official launch for the PS5 version will be determined based on the progress of the open beta and will begin immediately upon conclusion of the test….

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Pokemon Go Ditto disguises list 2021: how to catch a Ditto & understanding Ditto spawns

One of the most elusive Pokemon remains the shape shifting critter Ditto – and in Pokemon Go, that can lead to some significant frustration.Ditto is an absolutely key Pokemon in Pokemon Go, and that’s despite it not being the sort of Pokemon that could ever rank on the best Pokemon Tier lists – and its unpredictable nature means it isn’t even really very useful for battle. It also can’t be obtained in the usual methods – it can’t be hatched from eggs, and is rarely a field research quest reward. It’s a pain. Despite this, Ditto is a Pokemon that…

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New-gen update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt coming later this year

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 30 March 2021 18:11 GMT CD Projekt RED is on a roll with news this morning. After announcing a new company strategy, and the acquisition of and formation of a new studio in Canada, the studio has announced it will release the new-gen update for The Witcher 3 later this year. Fans of the game who play on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S can expect these versions to arrive during the second half of this year. That’s according to the firm’s lead PR manager Radek Grabowski. Further information on these versions of the game was…

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Nioh 2 PC patch fixes disappearing text bug, crashes caused by last update

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 29 March 2021 13:07 GMT The anticipated Nioh 2 patch has arrived this morning on PC.Team Ninja has today released a new update for Nioh 2 on PC. Though update 1.27.1 doesn’t bring any big new features, it’s one PC players have been eagerly anticipating, simply because patch 1.27 broke the game for many.In particular, 1.27 introduced a weird bug that would sometimes cause text to disappear from the game’s menus, making it awkward to navigate. The update also brought on a number of random crashes, which caused Team Ninja to issue a statement saying that…

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Monster Hunter Rise has shipped 4 million units so far

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 29 March 2021 09:37 GMT Monster Hunter Rise is off to a flying start.Capcom has announced today that Monster Hunter Rise has shipped over 4 million copies globally since its release on March 26. Usually, Capcom’s figures include both physical shipments and direct digital sales to customers, but Capcom did not make this distinction today.Nevertheless, 4 million in three days is nothing to sneeze at. By comparison, Monster Hunter World shipped 5 million units when it released in January 2018 on PS4 and Xbox One. The game’s PC debut a year later was estimated to have…

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Story of Seasons: Olive Town Egg Hunt | What happens during the festival

Like many life simulation games, Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town features ersatz versions of real-world holidays for your character and their friends to celebrate.When you begin the game, the first event of this kind you’ll encounter will be the Egg Hunt festival, which takes place a couple of in-game weeks after you first move to Olive Town.How to prepare for the Egg HuntThe Egg Hunt takes place on Spring 15, paralleling Easter Sunday.The residents of Olive Town will start reminding you of it (some might say a bit obsessively) a couple of days beforehand. However, it is technically…

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Story of Seasons: Olive Town bachelors & bachelorettes | How to romance Linh, Damon, & more

Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town features a lot of RPG and social simulation elements. So naturally enough, one of the first questions new players have is about which characters they can begin a romantic relationship with.There are a total of ten eligible bachelors and bachelorettes in Olive Town, with more on the way in several pieces of DLC announced for release over the next few months.If you’re looking to weigh up all your romantic options in the game — as well as find out how to improve your relationships and propose marriage to your eventual paramour — read…

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Snivy is the featured Pokemon for April’s Pokemon Go Community Day

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 23 March 2021 19:45 GMT The featured creature for this April’s Pokemon Go Community Day will be Snivy, the Grass Snake Pokemon.Pokemon Go Community Day will be held on April 11 from 11am to 5pm local time.During this time, Snivy will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one.Evolve Servine (the Evolution of Snivy) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Serperior that knows the attack Frenzy Plant. You should also take a few snapshots during Community Day hours for a surprise.Niantic will…

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Monster Hunter Rise reviews round-up, all the scores

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 23 March 2021 15:26 GMT Monster Hunter Rise reviews have landed and we’ve rounded up the scores for you.Monster Hunter Rise reviews have cropped up ahead of its release for Nintendo Switch on March 26.In the game, you will encounter plenty of monsters such as a new one called Goss Harag, then there’s the Barioth, which is a flying wyvern with spikes, and Khezu, another flying wyvern that lives in dark places such as caves and uses electricity against you.There’s also Rakna-Kadaki and Almudron, and the fanged beast Lagombi, the flying wyvern Tigrex, the bird wyvern…