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Server capacity increased for Battlefield 4 due to influx of players following Battlefield 2042 reveal

By Stephany Nunneley 19 June 2021 16:21 GMT EA has increased the server capacity for Battlefield 4 due to an influx of players following the Battlefield 2042 reveal.Thanks to the reveal of Battlefield 2042, the amount of players itching for some modern combat has surged, causing the servers for Battlefield 4 to reach capacity, making queue times far longer in certain regions.Watch on YouTubeTo stop any more issues from coming about due to the deluge, EA has taken steps to help combat long queues (thanks, Neowin).“We were absolutely blown away by your excitement and reactions to the recent Battlefield 2042…

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A Plague Tale: Requiem cloud version coming to Switch

By Stephany Nunneley 14 June 2021 21:44 GMT Looks like A Plague Tale: Requiem is coming to a platform other than PC and Xbox Series X/S.According to the game’s Twitter account, A Plague Tale: Requiem is also coming to Switch via the cloud.Watch on YouTubeThe cloud version of the game will join Control and Hitman 3, both of which take advantage of the tech.Announced yesterday during the Xbox + Bethesda E3 2021 showcase, in the game, you will follow Amicia and her brother Hugo on a new quest, as they try to survive an uncaring world as a terrifying curse…

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The Season of Sloth kicks off in Hitman 3 tomorrow

By Stephany Nunneley 14 June 2021 18:56 GMT The Season of Sloth in Hitman 3 starts on June 15 with Act 3 of the Seven Deadly Sins. Hitman 3 players will be able to participate in the Sloth Depletion Escalation and go deep into the mind of Agent 47. Watch on YouTubeThere will be a new take on the Dartmoor location, and new sin-themed items and suits.The current season, Pride, ends today and includes a new Escalation in Chongqing called The Pride Profusion.Act 1, Greed, ran from March 20 to May 10.The Seven Deadly Sins features new gameplay opportunities, distinct…

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Far Cry 6 leak shows playable villains from the Far Cry series

By Stephany Nunneley 12 June 2021 17:15 GMT Looks like previous villains from the Far Cry series will be playable in Far Cry 6.This is according to a season pass video for Far Cry 6 that leaked overnight. The video has since been taken down by Ubisoft, but a reddit user was able to grab a clip of it in time.Watch on YouTubeGoing by the video, it appears you will be able to play as Vaas from Far Cry 3, Pagan from Far Cry 4, and Joseph from Far Cry 5.It seems the ability to play as these characters might…

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This Dark Alliance video narrated by Jemaine Clement gives you a gameplay overview

Here’s another look at Dark Alliance, the Dungeons and Dragons third-person co-op action brawler.A gameplay overview trailer has been released for Dark Alliance, and it’s narrated by none other than the rather awesome Jemaine Clement.Watch on YouTubeSet in Icewind Dale, you and your crew will be trying to keep the Crystal Shard from falling into the wrong hands. In the game, all sorts of evil have formed an alliance to claim the shard. But, if successful, you and your party can thwart their plans.The party will consist of our man Drizzt, and his buddies Catti-brie, Wulfgar, and Bruenor Battlehammer. Each hero will…

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Here’s a new trailer for survival horror RPG Chernobylite

By Stephany Nunneley 5 June 2021 19:31 GMT The Farm 51 has released a new trailer for its survival horror RPG, Chernobylite.Titled Tatyana, the Chernobylite trailer is a bit creepy and gives you an idea of what Igor will be dealing with as he explores the area around Chernobyl.Watch on YouTubeThe game is a sci-fi survival horror RPG that mixes free exploration of a disturbing world with challenging combat, crafting, and non-linear storytelling.It is set 30 years after the Chernobyl catastrophe, and pollution is increasing due to the “unexpected activity of a dangerous substance.” This terrible thing on top of…

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No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2 are coming to Steam next week

By Stephany Nunneley 4 June 2021 19:30 GMT XSEED Games is bringing No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle to PC. No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle will be heading to Steam next week on June 9. Watch on YouTubeDeveloped by Grasshopper Manufacture, Marvelous, and directed by SUDA51, you can expect the PC version to feature HD resolutions, 60 FPS gameplay, and additional features including Steam Cloud support. In No More Heroes, Travis Touchdown is an assassin in the United Assassins Association (UAA). Using a beam katana, he faces off against the world’s…

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Dying Light 2 will release December 7, check out 8 minutes of gameplay

Techland has announced a December release for the game and provided a new look at how it’s shaping up with an 8-minute gameplay video.Dying Light 2: Stay Human is confirmed to be releasing on December 7, and if you really can’t wait that long we’ve got 8 minutes of gameplay footage for you to watch in the video below.Watch on YouTubeTechland has detailed many new features you’ll find in Dying Light 2. For one thing, choices and consequences will play a large part in how things play out.Players will make decisions based on layers, through story missions which can change how…

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Mass Effect: Legendary Edition has reminded me of the pain of glitched achievements

Is there anything worse than a glitched achievement? As I replay the trilogy in Mass Effect Legendary Edition, I’m doing something I haven’t really done in earnest for a long time: achievement hunting. Watch on YouTubeBack in the Xbox 360 era, I was more serious about this whole activity. I would regularly pick up 1000 Gamerscore in games I only liked a little bit – I was an achievement completionist. Sometimes, I’d seek out totally crap games with the sole aim of picking up their achievements. I’m pretty sure I even have that infamous Avatar game that shamefully lets you…

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Dead by Daylight’s Resident Evil chapter will star Leon, Jill and Nemesis

Behaviour Interactive has announced a release date for the Resident Evil chapter coming to Dead by Daylight.Slated for June 15, the Resident Evil chapter for Dead by Daylight will feature Leon and Jill as survivors.Watch on YouTubeEach Survivor will come with three perks. Flashbang, one of Leon’s perks, enables you to spawn an entirely new item. Upon reaching a certain rate of repair progress on generators, Leon will be able to hide in a locker and craft a flash grenade, which can then be used to distract or blind the Killer temporarily. Those who prefer to play as Killer can…

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Check out Wasteland 3’s ‘The Battle of Steeltown’ DLC trailer here

By Dom Peppiatt 24 May 2021 19:18 GMT inXile Entertainment’s first Wasteland 3 narrative expansion, The Battle of Steeltown, is almost here. To welcome us to the new area, the developer has shared a new video.We’ve previously been introduced to Wasteland 3’s upcoming location – a new area that’s located in the southwestern portion of Colorado. The factory complex called Steeltown is where all of the tech that keeps Colorado running is manufactured. But there’s a dark side to the hub, too.Steeltown keeps the Patriarch in power and builds trucks, armor, weapons, and robots – but something’s wrong. Rangers have…

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Crysis Twitter account is teasing something to do with Crysis 2

By Stephany Nunneley 22 May 2021 20:31 GMT Is a Crysis 2 Remaster in the works? Only Crytek knows for sure.The official Crysis Twitter page recently posted an interesting tweet referencing Crysis 2. Watch on YouTubeThe tweet reads: “They used to call me Prophet.” This is of course reference to something spoken by Major Laurence “Prophet” Barnes in the game.Barnes was also a character in the original Crysis. He was the commanding officer of Raptor Team, and also has a role in Crysis 3 (thanks, PC Gamer). The Twitter account also followed up this tweet with an image of the…

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Outriders saw over 3.5 million players during its first month

By Stephany Nunneley 19 May 2021 20:35 GMT Outriders has done the numbers.According to an announcement from Square Enix today, Outriders saw over 3.5 million players worldwide during its first month of releaseWatch on YouTube“With over 3.5 million unique players, average playtimes of over 30 hours and extremely high engagement for co-operative play, we and the amazing team at People Can Fly are so excited with this initial success,” said Jon Brooke, co-head of studio at Square Enix External Studios.“Launching a new game IP is never easy and we remain very grateful for the community’s support and feedback – we…

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The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes teaser released ahead of full reveal

By Stephany Nunneley 19 May 2021 20:11 GMT The third installment of The Dark Pictures Anthology, House of Ashes, is on the way and Supermassive has released a teaser for it.This teaser for The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes comes ahead of a more in-depth look at the installment on May 27.Watch on YouTubeOn that day, the first look at gameplay will be revealed at 9am PT, 12pm ET, 5pm UK.Here’s the blurb:The year is 2003, and in the shadow of the Zagros mountains in Iraq, a military unit comes under fire from Iraqi forces. The resulting firefight causes…

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The Last of Us Part 2 performance patch for PS5 targets 60 FPS

By Stephany Nunneley 19 May 2021 16:49 GMT The PS5 performance patch for The Last of Us Part 2 is now available. Rumors of a PS5 patch coming for The Last of Us Part 2 surfaced back in January, so it’s just taken Sony and Naughty Dog a while to push it out.Once patch 1.08 for the game is installed on your PS5, you will find a toggle in the Display options that allows you to choose between a Framerate Target of 30 FPS or 60 FPS. You can also expect an enhanced resolution, faster load times, and more.The game…