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Jurassic World Evolution 2 dev diary shows off enhanced dino behaviour, habitats and more

By Dom Peppiatt 25 July 2021 18:28 GMT Frontier Developments has given us a new look at Jurassic World Evolution 2, showing off more information on dinosaur behaviour and how the series has improved since the first game.Jurassic World Evolution 2 is planning to make some major improvements to the dinosaur park management series coming off the back of the original game. Development studio Frontier Developments has outlined how improved dinosaur behaviour, enhanced biome creation and a new campaign will make the game feel more true to its roots than ever before.The first development diary from the management sim sequel…

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Ghost of Tsushima sale snips price tag to $30 at select stores

By Jessica Reyes 23 July 2021 22:39 GMT Ghost of Tsushima, a Sucker Punch Production masterpiece, has dropped to only $30. This is one of the lowest prices for the best-selling PlayStation 4 title since its release in 2020. Get it while you can, especially if you’re not that interested in the Director’s Cut. Jin Sakai, samurai and sole survivor Sakai clan, takes on the role of “The Ghost” to defend Tsushima Island against the Mongols. He puts aside his honor as a samurai to sneakily disrupt Mongol activities and free hostage villages using stealth and cunning. Sakai teams with new…

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Horizon Forbidden West: release date, pre-orders, PS5 exclusivity, trailers, gameplay, and more

Horizon Forbidden West features Aloy in a brand new adventure along the Pacific coast, including the remains of San Fransisco. After the events of Horizon Zero Dawn, a mysterious red blight appears and threatens the local plants and animals. Aloy decides to investigate before it endangers even more people, some of which have starved off because of the blight.The Horizon series takes place in the post-apocalyptic United States, where people live in tribes and co-exist with mechanical monsters. Aloy revisits old friends, forges fresh bonds and fights against new foes in this sequel. New monsters pop up depending on the region….

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Back 4 Blood: release date, pre-orders, crossplay, gameplay, and more

Back 4 Blood isn’t a part of the Left 4 Dead series, though it might seem like it. Two zombie-based 4v4 multiplayer games with Turtle Rock-style gunslinging action? Why would it be anything different? Well, even though it might seem the same at a glance, Back 4 Blood’s fresh new features separate it from its predecessor.Turtle Rock Studios calls it a spiritual successor. The inspirations are obvious, and it’s almost everything one would expect in a Left 4 Dead sequel besides the name. A parasite called the Devil Worm has infected most of humanity. The Ridden (basically zombies) have disrupted…

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Sony ‘supports and encourages cross-play’, says it’ll be more common in future

Sony has resolved to continue allowing cross-play on the PlayStation platform in the months and years to come.In an interview with Axios, CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jim Ryan, has said that Sony wants more cross-platform multiplayer in games going forward and praises the way crossplay has worked so far for the company.“We support and encourage cross-play,” he says, speaking of the popularity cross-platform gaming has enjoyed in games like Fortnite, Call of Duty, Rocket League, Minecraft, and more besides.As per Ryan, the “number will continue to grow” as more games make the leap from closed player ecosystems to more connected…

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‘Don’t complain if there’s no sequel if you didn’t buy it full price’ says Days Gone developer

Days Gone director John Garvin has responded to the unraveling story about Days Gone 2.The writer and creative director of Days Gone took to David Gaffe’s podcast to state that players shouldn’t “complain if a game doesn’t get a sequel” if they didn’t buy it “at fucking full price”.“I do have an opinion on something that your audience may find of interest, and it might piss some of them off,” Garvin said on the podcast (thanks, VGC). “If you love a game, buy it at fucking full price. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen gamers say ‘yeah,…

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Check out 15 minutes of Outriders pyromancer gameplay

By Dorrani Williams, Thursday, 1 April 2021 12:42 GMT See what it’s like to play as the pyromancer in People Can Fly’s brand-new shooter.Outriders, the co-op class-based shooter from Square Enix and People Can Fly, is out now, but you might be wondering how the final game shaped up. We’ve been playing the game for a bit and have captured some footage from beyond the demo.In the video above you can see Outriders gameplay as a pyromancer – the class that uses fire to obliterate enemies. It’s pretty neat. There are three other character types to choose from, which we’ve…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Warzone and Modern Warfare are so big base PS4 players have to worry

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 25 February 2021 17:55 GMT Call of Duty: Modern Warfare/Warzone and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War are getting so big that Activision is warning anyone with a base PS4 they may not fit on their consoles for much longer.Now that the Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War update is live, Activision is warning – via the official Call of Duty blog, no less – that players with a base 500GB PS4 may not be able to store the entirety of modern Call of Duty games on their hard drives.“Those who own a standard…

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PS4-Exclusive Days Gone Coming To PC This Spring

Open world zombie slaughter sim Days Gone will be the latest first-party Sony game to get ported to PC, British GQ reports in a new interview with Sony Interactive Entertainment boss Jim Ryan. The news was later confirmed on Twitter by Days Gone maker Sony Bend Studio. “What about PlayStation games on PC? A whole slate of them is on the way starting with Days Gone this spring,” the magazine writes. Sony began bringing its coveted PS4-exclusives to PC last July with Death Stranding, followed in August by Horizon Zero Dawn. The company announced in an investor call around the…

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GameStop are offering big discounts on Xbox One and PS4 controllers

By Henry Stockdale, Friday, 27 November 2020 21:59 GMT GameStop have entered Day 3 of their 5 day Black Friday sale and with it, a new slate of limited-time offers have just emerged, this time focused on Xbox One and PS4 controllers. There’s a range of additional discounts going elsewhere, but for those looking to cover Player Two, their pre-owned controller supply is going for as little as $29.99. Unsurprisingly, a few have already sold out and that mostly regards their Xbox One supply, perhaps due to their wider compatibility with PC gaming.Even still, there’s a good variety of different colours to…

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Sony announces PlayStation Black Friday 2020 deals

By Henry Stockdale, Friday, 20 November 2020 17:14 GMT You wouldn’t think Black Friday actually starts next week with all the deals going live today, but despite recently launching the PlayStation 5, Sony have now released their own set of offers today. Now live via Amazon and PlayStation Direct, there’s quite a range of options from older PS4 classics to this year’s biggest hits. Having launched their own PSN and PS Plus discounts today as well, there’s plenty of additional offers elsewhere too.Anyone already subscribed to PS Plus is also entitled to free shipping via PlayStation Direct, so if you aren’t,…

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Epic may be looking to introduce a monthly subscription to Fortnite

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 10 November 2020 14:42 GMT Epic Games is apparently looking into the possibility of a monthly subscription for Fortnite.As spotted by Twitter user Firemonkey, the studio is sending out a survey asking Fortnite players for their feedback on some marketing creative for this new scheme, dubbed the Monthly Crew Pack.Signing up for this means players will receive Fortnite’s Battle Pass, a new outfit that will later be sold to non-subscribers and 1,000 of the V-Bucks in-game currency each month. Epic is also asking respondents whether they’d pay $15.99 for this package.Since its launch back in 2017,…

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla review roundup – All the scores

By Alex Calvin, Monday, 9 November 2020 16:48 GMT Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s release is just a knife’s edge away, so we’ve rounded up all the reviews for Ubisoft’s latest huge open-world action-adventure to see what the critical consensus is.Having headed to Ancient Egypt and Ancient Greece, this new Assassin’s Creed title is set around the Viking invasion of Britain, with players taking on the role of either a male or female Eivor as they – as all series heroes do – become tangled in the war between Assassins and Templars.Our review isn’t live just yet, but will be going up…

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is a PS5 exclusive and is not coming to PS4

By Alex Calvin, Monday, 2 November 2020 15:27 GMT Insomniac has confirmed that the upcoming Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is exclusive to PlayStation 5. In a post on Twitter, the developer responded to a question about whether that title would be coming to PlayStation 4 and it turns out that the answer is a solid no.Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart was announced for the PS5 in June of this year. The title showed off many of the PlayStation 5’s features in the form of ray-traced reflections on Clank’s character model, as well as the hardware’s fast loading times thanks…

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PS5 launch line-up is “no comparison” to PS3 or PS4 line-ups, says Jim Ryan

PlayStation head Jim Ryan believes that the launch line-up for the PS5 is unlike anything Sony has offered at launch in recent generations.In an interview over at GamesIndustry.biz, the PlayStation boss praised the launch line-up of the PlayStation 5 and noted that a part of the huge demand for the upcoming console comes, partly, from the strength of the games that will be available on the hardware on day one.“It’s probably not widely appreciated or understood, to what extent that we have grown our own game development capability organically over the course of this generation,” Ryan tells the site.“Obviously, it’s been…