pegi-16

check-out-6-minutes-of-new-monster-hunter-rise-gameplay-here VG247

Check out 6 minutes of new Monster Hunter Rise gameplay here

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 1 November 2020 13:16 GMT Capcom has released a new six-minute trailer for the upcoming Nintendo Switch game, Monster Hunter Rise.The latest trailer shows off some footage of a fan-favorite weapon, the Great Sword, in action.“A brief overview of the flow of the hunt, wielding a Great Sword and with two Palamutes,” says the video description. “Today’s target is the peculiar bird wyvern Aknosom, in the Shrine Ruins. Aknosom is a tricky foe, but thankfully, the Great Sword has a few new tricks up its sleeve…”Check it out below.Perhaps the most interesting thing about the trailer…

apex-legends-season-7-gameplay-trailer-shows-off-the-new-map VG247

Apex Legends Season 7 gameplay trailer shows off the new map

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 30 October 2020 16:50 GMT This new Apex Legends trailer gives you a look at the new map coming with Season 7.Along with a look at the new Olympus map in Apex Legends, the trailer shows off the new Trident hovercar, and the new Legend, Horizon,  an astrophysicist with a master of gravity.It also shows a quick look a The Clubs feature, which will give players a new way to establish a community and squad up with others.The game is also getting a new Battle Pass which comes with the Legendary Prowler Polished Perfection skin and…

marvel’s-spider-man:-miles-morales-video-shows-off-the-into-the-spider-verse-suit VG247

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales video shows off the Into the Spider-Verse suit

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 30 October 2020 13:56 GMT Pre-order Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales and you will get the Miles Morales suit from the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as an early unlock.The suit for Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales was shown off in a new video today which also features some gameplay.Those who pre-order the game will get early access to the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse suit.It features the Vibe the Verse suit mod to mimic the aesthetic of a different Earth from the Sony Pictures Animation film. Like the original game, certain mods will be part of certain suits.In the video, you…

world-of-warcraft:-shadowlands-arrives-november-23 VG247

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands arrives November 23

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 29 October 2020 20:15 GMT A new release date has been handed to World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.After its initial delay from October 27, Blizzard has announced World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will now be made available on November 23.Shadowlands was originally delayed to allow more time for fine-tuning and polish based on feedback from the ongoing beta test.In Shadowlands, the Horde and the Alliance will “forge their own fate” in the eighth expansion for the MMO.Upon entering the Shadowlands, you will find the otherworld in disarray. Souls are being wrongfully cast into the eternal darkness of the…

final-fantasy-16’s-main-character,-world-and-more-revealed-in-latest-update VG247

Final Fantasy 16’s main character, world and more revealed in latest update

More information about Final Fantasy 16 has been revealed thanks to an official update from the game’s website that shows off more information about the game’s characters, setting and story.First up, the game’s protagonist now has a name: Clive Rosfield. He’s the guy you saw in the trailer at two different points in his life – once as a younger soldier then again as an older character, too.Clive will be protecting his brother Joshua throughout the game. Joshua Rosfield has some sort of connection to classic Final Fantasy summon, Phoenix, and the duo’s story will have something to do with that.“Joshua…

sea-of-thieves-update-fate-of-the-damned-has-arrived VG247

Sea of Thieves update Fate of the Damned has arrived

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 28 October 2020 20:02 GMT Fate of the Damned is the latest Sea of Thieves monthly update, and it’s available now and free for all players.In the Sea of Thieves update Fate of the Damned, skeletal Shadows of Fate are roaming the seas, and pirates must seek out Flames to fight back against this threat which will change week by week.This year, pirates will be dealing with  Shadows of Fate which are skeletons normally confined to the Fort of the Damned. Working together with the Bilge Rats, you will need to uncover the story behind the threat…

VG247

Rainbow Six Siege may be coming to Xbox Games Pass

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 18 October 2020 13:46 GMT Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege may be added to Xbox Game Pass subscription service soon, a cryptic tweet has suggested.Over on the official Xbox Game Pass Twitter account, a new image has been posted that appears to suggest Ubisoft’s tactical shooter will be added to the service soon.The tweet – embedded below – presents a teaser featuring six rainbows and what appears to be pictures of a siege. Hmm. pic.twitter.com/oJOf33vdSd — Xbox Game Pass (@XboxGamePass) October 17, 2020Launched way back in 2015, Rainbow Six Siege has maintained steady popularity and is…

VG247

Marvel’s Avengers next-gen release pushed into 2021, Kate Bishop DLC delayed

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 16 October 2020 16:02 GMT Crystal Dynamics has delayed the next-gen release of Marvel’s Avengers into 2021, and have pushed the Kate Bishop content out of October.In a blog post today, the developer said the reason for the Kate Bishop delay for Marvel’s Avengers is to have a “fixed, predictable patching cycle,” with time for extensive testing before new content is released.The team also made the decision to move the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S release into 2021 to ensure it gives the team time to “deliver a next-gen experience showcasing all that this game is meant to…

VG247

Dinosaur blasting game Second Extinction now available through Steam Early Access

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 15:25 GMT Second Extinction is now available in Early Access.Steam users can play dinosaur blasting game Second Extinction now that it has gone into Early Access.Developed by Systemic Reaction, in the game, you will work as a team to take down large groups of mutated dinosaurs. Expect plenty of bullets, bombs, teeth, claws, and gore, according to the studio.The game also features what’s called the War Effort, where threat levels go from one to three and once you take dinosaurs down in one area, the next area will feature a higher threat. Threat Level 1…

the-festival-of-the-lost-event-returns-to-destiny-2-next-week-on-october-6 VG247

The Festival of the Lost event returns to Destiny 2 next week on October 6

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 1 October 2020 20:12 GMT The Festival of the Lost returns to Destiny 2 next week.Destiny 2 players can participate in the annual Festival of the Lost from October 6 through November 3.Activities include Secrets in the Forest. While in the Haunted Forest, The Spider wants to bargain for your cooperation. Meet with him, earn Cipher Decoders, and try to beat the clock within the corridors.A new Exotic Sparrow, ship, and Ghost will be available along with Triumphs to unlock, new masks, and new perk possibilities on the Braytech Werewolf and Horror Story Auto Rifles.There will…

marvel’s-spider-man-remastered-has-a-new-face-for-peter,-spruced-up-environments,-more VG247

Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered has a new face for Peter, spruced up environments, more

Marvel’s Spider-Man sure has been spruced up for the PS5.Sony has provided details on what to expect from the updated version of Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered which is included as a voucher with Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales: Ultimate Edition on PS5.According to Sony, this version of Spider-Man is a “full next-gen remastering” with new assets, technology, updates, and three new suits.With the graphics, Insomniac updated the city’s environment wth improved models, materials, ray-traced reflections, and ambient shadows. With these improvements, you will see better reflections in the windows of buildings, along with new skies and weather.You can expect a high frame…

marvel’s-avengers-patched,-players-being-handed-free-polychoron-and-uru VG247

Marvel’s Avengers patched, players being handed free Polychoron and Uru

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 24 September 2020 20:57 GMT Patch 1.3.1 has been released for Marvel’s Avengers and addresses a handful of large issues.Smaller than last week’s patch, it includes a fix for Marvel Avengers players being unable to accept Faction Missions/Villain Sectors.Because this bug prevented players from being able to earn specific rare rewards, the team at Crystal Dynamics is granting the following to all players:  250 Polychoron and 500 Uru.These rewards can be claimed from today until Thursday, October 1 at 10am PDT. You will need to view one of your Challenge Cards to activate this reward.Other changes include…

hades-keepsakes:-who-to-give-nectar-to VG247

Hades Keepsakes: Who to give Nectar to

Like everything in Supergiant Games’ incredible catalogue, using Nectar to ingratiate Zagreus with the pantheon of Gods in Hades is an absolute mood. Blending eye-straining action, a huge suite of powers, and the most stylish interpretation of Greek mythology this side of the underworld, Hades lets you make friends as well as enemies. Gifting the bottles of Nectar you find as you battle through the realms of Hades to your family, rivals, and various other characters grants you Keepsakes. These are special souvenirs of your friendship that give Zagreus powerful buffs as he makes his escape. Hades Keepsakes – Who…

origins-is-the-latest-update-for-no-man’s-sky-and-it’s-coming-next-week VG247

Origins is the latest update for No Man’s Sky and it’s coming next week

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 19 September 2020 15:39 GMT A new update called Origins is coming to No Man’s Sky next week.Hello Games has announced its latest update to No Man’s Sky, Origins, will be released next week.According to the studio, more details and the patch notes will be released closer to Origins’ drop.Instead of discussing Origins in more detail, the blog post goes over previous updates made to the game. It does state, however, the update won’t be the biggest yet, but it is the “beginning of something new.”It also calls the next update “another small step in a…

strategy-game-empire-of-sin-will-be-released-in-december VG247

Strategy game Empire of Sin will be released in December

Empire of Sin, the strategy title from Romero Games, will be released on December 1.Empire of Sin puts you at the heart of the criminal underworld of 1920s Prohibition-era Chicago.In it you will “hustle, charm, and intimidate” your way to the top do whatever it takes to stay there.The character-driven, noir-inspired game outs you in the middle of the roaring 20s, where you will work behind the scenes in the underbelly of organized crime.If you are unfamiliar with the game, here’s the synopsis and a list of features:Slip into the shoes of one of the fourteen real and historically inspired…