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Marvel’s Avengers PS5 and Xbox Series X/S will make levelling up harder

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 4 March 2021 17:12 GMT Leveling your characters and progression in Marvel’s Avengers is about to get even grindier Crystal Dynamics alters the way the game works on next-gen consoles.Once the native PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S versions of Marvel’s Avengers are out on March 18, things are going to get a bit more difficult for players looking to grind out levels and make their heroes more powerful.Crystal Dynamics will be increasing the amount of XP you’ll need to reach the highest level in the game – rank 50 – because players are currently leveling…

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Terraria back in development for Google Stadia

After a bit of an issue, Re-Logic’s Terraria is back in development for Google Stadia.Earlier this month it was revealed that Terraria for Stadia has been canceled due to Google having disabled the studio head’s Google account without warning, and being unable to address the problem.Basically what happened was that for some reason, founder Andrew Spinks’ Google account had been disabled without reason. According to Spinks, he did not violate the terms of service or do anything to cause the account to be disabled (thanks, Neowin).“My phone has lost access to thousands of dollars of apps on Google Play, I had just…

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Fortnite adds Ripley and the Xenomorph from the Alien franchise

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 26 February 2021 14:53 GMT Ripley and the Xenomorph are the latest hunters to arrive in Fortnite this season. Both characters are now available in the Fortnite Item Shop for a limited time.The Xenomorph comes with both the Xenomorph Tail Back Bling and Xeno Menace built-in Emote, and Ripley comes with the Nostromo Crew Outfit variant, and Weyland-Yutani Cat Carrier (complete with Jonesy the Cat).There’s also the Space Gear Bundle available. The themed Bundle includes the P-500 Power Loader Arm Pickaxe, the Cheyenne Dropship Glider, and a new emote that features a Llama bursting from Ripley’s…

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Blizzard Arcade Collection coming to PC and consoles

After a PEGI listing revealed the Blizzard Arcade Collection earlier today, Blizzard has officially announced it.Blizzard Arcade Collection contains the first Lost Vikings, Rock n’ Roll Racing, and Blackthorne. All three titles were released during the 90s.It is coming to PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One with quality of life updates. It will also be playable on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S via backwards compatibility.The collection retails for $19.99 and is available now.The Blizzard Arcade Collection games come in both Original Editions and upgraded Definitive Editions. Each version features enhancements such as custom key mapping and the ability to rewind…

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Blizzard Arcade Collection out now for PC and consoles

After a PEGI listing revealed the Blizzard Arcade Collection earlier today, Blizzard has officially announced it.Blizzard Arcade Collection contains the first Lost Vikings, Rock n’ Roll Racing, and Blackthorne. All three titles were released during the 90s.It is out now on PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One with quality of life updates. It will also be playable on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S via backwards compatibility.The collection retails for $19.99 and is available now.The Blizzard Arcade Collection games come in both Original Editions and upgraded Definitive Editions. Each version features enhancements such as custom key mapping and the ability to…

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Here’s 10 minutes of Evil Genius 2 gameplay featuring developer commentary

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 9 February 2021 20:58 GMT Check out some Evil Genius 2 gameplay with some developer commentary.Here’s a look at 10 minutes of gameplay footage of Evil Genius 2: Word Domination featuring lead designer Rich Edwards and producer Ash Tregay.The new footage takes a look at the game’s tutorial, showcases some of the base-building mechanics, and establishing your criminal networks.If you are unfamiliar with the game, Evil Genius 2 lets you live out your dreams of being the bad guy. You get to build a secret lair, boss around your very own minions and henchmen and defend your lair…

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Destruction AllStars — Muting Voice Chat | How to mute other players and turn off voice chat

Destruction AllStars launched this week exclusive to the PlayStation 5, where it’s available for free on PS+ until the end of March.Despite its fairly positive reception, there’s one problem that threatens to drown out the rest of the conversation surrounding the game. Which is ironic, because that problem is voice chat. Specifically, that voice chat is enabled by default in Destruction AllStars, and can’t be turned off in-game.Anyone who’s spent any amount of time in the public lobbies of an online game probably knows why this is a less than ideal situation — compounded by the fact that on the…

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Destruction AllStars Character Abilities | Every Car and Hero Breaker explained

Destruction AllStars is a PlayStation 5 exclusive vehicular combat game, free for PS+ subscribers throughout February and March 2021. You can count the number of PS5 exclusives currently available to play on the fingers of one hand, so the excitement surrounding the release of Destruction AllStars is understandable.Looking and feeling a bit like a crossover between Rocket League and Overwatch, Destruction AllStars sees its heroes begin a match with their car. But once their vehicle is destroyed by their opponents, a hero must play out the rest of the match on foot — a tricky but far from impossible challenge.There…

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Mandalorian-themed LTM comes to Fortnite

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 2 February 2021 20:41 GMT Fortnite players can now participate in a Mandalorian-themed LTM.Mando’s Bounty LTM is now live in Fortnite and tasks you with playing Solo or with others to collect galactic credits by eliminating the target on your Bounty Puck or any opponent you see. The first to reach the credit goal wins the match if they can prove themselves against Mando first. All players start out with three lives, and if you are in the lead, you become the bounty of The Mandalorian.Epic Games offered a tip: “Hunters targeting you and other players…

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Stardew Valley patch 1.5.4 fixes some lingering issues

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 23 January 2021 16:13 GMT The latest Stardew Valley patch has arrived on PC, and is coming to consoles soon.Stardew Valley patch 1.5.4  is now available and fixes some lingering issues from the 1.5 updates released in December.It also makes slight adjustments to the game. ConcernedApe said in a blog post that this will hopefully be the last bug fix patch necessary for 1.5.The patch is now in certification for consoles and is expected to be released later this month or in early February.You can look over the patch notes below.Stardew Valley 1.5.4 PatchChangelog (w/ Spoilers): Adjusted…

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The King of Fighters 15 trailer reveals Meitenkun for the roster

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 21 January 2021 15:03 GMT SNK has published another trailer for The King of Fighters 15, and this time the company has confirmed that the carefree and sleepy Meitenkun is returning from KOH 14.Meitenkun – who has become something of a meme amongst the series’ fans because he is always, always seen carrying a pillow – will be returning to the long-running fighting franchise in King of Fighters 15.The combatant, who uses a sort-of Drunken Fist fighting technique called Hakkyokuminminken (or ‘Eight Extremes Sleepy Fist’), first appeared in King of Fighters 14, as part of Team China. You…

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Predator joins Fortnite with the Season 5 Battle Pass

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 16:44 GMT Predator is now ready to be unlocked as a Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 Battle Pass outfit.Completing the Jungle Hunter Quests in Fortnite, players can unlock the Predator Outfit with built-in Bio-helmet Online Emote, as well as a unique Heat Vision Hunter Spray, Banner, and Emoticon.Have a look at Predator in the short tease below.Today also marks the kick-off of the Pele Cup. Participating in the event through Creative will provide the opportunity to unlock the Pele Punch emote early before it hits the Item Shop on January 23.Players participating in…

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Epic Games working to improve Fortnite Crew membership

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 16 January 2021 14:46 GMT Epic Games is working to make the Fortnite Crew subscription a better experience.Epic Games has noted that players earlier in the year experienced issues receiving their Fortnite Crew rewards. The company also noted users were having a hard time unsubscribing on Xbox. To make up for the issues, all past and present Fortnite Crew members are being handed an exclusive new Emote called Members Only.Past, present, and new Fortnite Crew members will receive the Emote upon logging in anytime from now until February 15. The Emote may take up to 48…

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Obey Me! Surprise Guests | All the right moves to raise your intimacy level

Throughout your year at the Royal Academy of Diavolo, alongside your packed curriculum of dance battles and flirty chatter you’ll have a chance to interact with Obey Me’s Surprise Guests. After you’ve completed a dance battle, you have a chance to be interrupted by one of the characters you’ve used in combat. Once the surprise guest appears, you have an invaluable chance to increase your intimacy level with that one of your friends. The intimacy boosts you can gain with surprise guests are significantly higher than what you’ll find playing through the visual novel sections of Obey Me, so it’s…

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Granblue Fantasy: Relink coming to PS4 and PS5 in 2022

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 13 December 2020 13:15 GMT Cygames has re-revealed RPG spin-off Granblue Fantasy: Relink, announcing that the game will now release on PlayStation 5 as well as PlayStation 4.The publisher announced a new release window and platform for its upcoming game at Granblue Fantasy Fes 2020 (thanks Gematsu).Cygames also showed off a hefty 23-minute gameplay video (bel0w) too, revealing how the game’s coming on and what players can expect from the title when it launches sometime in 2022.The game has been on something of a journey so far, but it seems the chequered and troubled development history…