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Hellblade 2 looks frighteningly real in new Unreal Engine 5 tech demo

Epic Games held their State Of Unreal presentation last night, where they talked about the new tech coming to Unreal Engine 5.2, unveiled Fortnite’s Creative 2.0 mode, and debuted new looks at upcoming UE5-developed games such as Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2. The first hack-and-slashing adventure already had pretty lifelike faces, but the spooky sequel is taking things a step further with some frighteningly realistic tech. Read more

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Horizon MMO could be in the works at Guild Wars publisher NCsoft

Aloy might not be the only person battling giant robot dinosaurs for much longer if a report that a Horizon MMO is in development is on the nose. Korean site MTN claim Sony are teaming up with Guild Wars publishers NCsoft to create a massively multiplayer take on Guerilla Games’ sci-fi action RPG. This partnership to create new games isn’t just limited to Horizon either, MTN’s source alleges. Read more

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Fuser’s take on the rhythm game is genius – because its thrill is about more than just miming along

Harmonix’s latest is unlikely to have that widespread Guitar Hero appeal, but playing it has the same sense of magic.Let there be no question: Harmonix is the master of the music game. The early Guitar Hero titles and the escalation that was Rock Band was solid enough proof of that, but now comes Fuser: a brilliant DJ game that builds on the company’s projects outside of traditional video games.Dedicated followers of Harmonix will be aware of DropMix, the music-mixing card game that the developer created in tandem with toy giant Hasbro. DropMix was cashing in on the craze for toys…

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Fuser, that mash-up maker from the creators of Rock Band, is out now

Plastic instruments and rock music is out, readers. It’s all about mash-ups now, and while we don’t all have the patience to actually go off and learn audio engineering, the Rock Band and Dance Central buffs at Harmonix are re-mixing things up with their new game, Fuser. The studio’s new act takes the stage today, with over 100 bangers on the shelf ready for you and your friends to slam together in a do-it-yourself desktop concert. (more…)