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Life is Strange: True Colors trailer introduces you to the town of Haven Springs

By Stephany Nunneley 30 July 2021 19:21 GMT A new trailer for Life is Strange: True Colors has been released by Square Enix and developer Deck Nine Games.The new Life is Strange: True Colors trailer is called Welcome to Haven Springs. Narrated by the character Steph Gingrich, it basically introduces you to the town in which the game takes place.Watch on YouTubeIn the game, Alex Chen has the power of empathy, which she considers a curse. With this power, she is able to experience, absorb, and manipulate the emotions of others. When her brother dies in a so-called accident, she…

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Dirt 5 players can expect some new content next week

Dirt 5 players can expect some new content coming next week on July 20.Additional cars, tracks, events, and more Playgrounds options are coming to Dirt 5. Watch on YouTubeIt’s all part of the Super Size Content Pack, Update 5.00, and the Parts Unknown Playgrounds Update.The first of the new free circuits to be added to the game will be Sao Conrado and Rio Seafront, Brazil. Both have slightly different layouts perfect for off-road machines. These tracks, and their reverse variants, are available in Arcade mode with all customizable weather conditions. Both are used for multiple events in the new Career…

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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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Cities: Skylines has new bridges, train stations, and radio options available today

Four new content updates are now available for Cities: Skylines. New content is now available for Cities: Skylines players interested in adding new bridges, train stations, and two new radio stations.Watch on YouTubeParadox Interactive announced the new content today during PDXCON Remixed.Two radio stations, Rail Hawk Radio and Sunny Breeze Radio, are now available for those players looking to change up the mood as they build.Here’s what’s now available, straight from Paradox:Bridges & Piers Content Creator Pack – Price: $4.99This set of 22 unique mods by Armesto, with industrial and classical styles found around the world. The pack includes: 7 regular traffic…

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NBA 2K21 is free on the Epic Games Store this week

By Stephany Nunneley 20 May 2021 16:37 GMT Pretty nice freebie this week.This week’s free title on the Epic Games Store is NBA 2K21. It will be a free download until May 27 when it will be replaced by a mystery game.Watch on YouTubePC players can now also experience cross-play for the game for Epic and Steam platforms.Alongside news of the freebie, 2K today revealed their ninth patch for the game on consoles. The patch will bring a summer theme to the 2K Beach, along with new WNBA uniforms and updates to arenas.The latest update will also include adjustments to…

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Ghost Recon Breakpoint’s all-new AI teammate experience lands next week

Ubisoft has announced when to expect the AI teammate experience to land for Ghost Recon Breakpoint.An all-new AI teammate experience is coming to Ghost Recon Breakpoint as part of Title Update 4.0.0, and it launches next week on May 25.Watch on YouTubeFree for all players, the AI Teammate Experience update will consist of an all-new progression loop, allowing you to improve your AI teammates, earn rewards and unlock challenges to complete. You will then be able to level up your AI teammates, which will unlock tactical upgrades.Teammates will now have a common Team Level and a common XP bar called…

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Saints Row The Third Remastered comes to PS5 and Xbox Series X/S next week

By Stephany Nunneley 18 May 2021 16:34 GMT Deep Silver has announced Saints Row The Third Remastered will release for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S next week.Saints Row: The Third Remastered will arrive for the consoles on May 25. It is also coming to Steam and GOG this week on May 22.Watch on YouTubeOn the new consoles, you can expect the game to run at greater performance settings equivalent to the PC edition at High settings.Visually the game’s engine is now able to run at a much higher performance, bringing improvements to lighting, texture resolution, and other visual effects.Framerates have improved on…

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 is coming to Switch in June

By Stephany Nunneley 5 May 2021 17:05 GMT Switch users will soon be able to play Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2.A release date for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 on Switch has been set for June 25.Watch on YouTubeNews of the date was broke by Nintendo on Twitter.In the game, you will skate as Tony Hawk along with the original pro roster and new pros. You will also skate along to tunes from the original games plus new additions to the soundtrack.You will also pull off trick combos, play all of the original game modes, and…

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Judgment lands on new-gen consoles and Stadia, mysterious announcement coming May 7

By Stephany Nunneley 24 April 2021 18:40 GMT Judgment is out on PS5, Stadia, and Xbox Series X/S, and some sort of game-related announcement is coming on May 7.The Yakuza spin-off Judgment is now available on new-gen consoles and Stadia. This is an upgraded version of the original release.Watch on YouTubeJudgment was made by Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, known for the Yakuza series, and was launched exclusively for PlayStation 4 in Japan back in December 2018, ahead of a global release in June 2019.This edition of the game comes with improved visuals, runs at 60fps, features faster load times, and…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Warzone Season 3 roadmap revealed

Activision has revealed the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 3 roadmap – and there’s a lot to take in when it comes to the games’ next few months.Ahead of the big nuke event that’s set to make some big changes to the map in Call of Duty: Warzone on April 21, Activision has announced an overview of what we can expect from the latest Season of the game from April 22 onwards.There’s going to be a big change-up to the Verdansk map, which is going to get more 80’s themed (in line with Black Ops…

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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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Microsoft Flight Simulator World Update 4 takes you to the skies of France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg

By Stephany Nunneley 13 April 2021 18:14 GMT The latest free World Update for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.It includes the Western European countries France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.You will enjoy flying over seaside communities, urban centers, vineyards, mountain ranges, and resort towns.Watch on YouTubeWorld Update 4: France, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg also brings improved digital elevation data and aerial imagery, high-resolution 3D photogrammetry for Paris and Amsterdam, and three new hand-crafted airports (Megeve, Nice, and Rotterdam), plus visual and logistical improvements to 100 additional airports throughout the area.More than 100 famous landmarks and points of interest have…

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Over 10 minutes of The Day Before shooting and looting gameplay revealed in new trailer

The “open-world MMO survival” game The Day Before has always looked part DayZ, part The Last of Us, and part The Division – and that’s never more clear than in its gameplay trailer.Publisher MyTona and developer Fntastic have finally shown off some proper gameplay for the upcoming survival game, which is billed as being an open-world survival MMO set for launch on PC via Steam during Q2, 2021.Rather than the city we saw in the game’s first trailer, the gameplay trailer takes us out into the countryside. The tone is set by a mournful radio broadcast interrupted by gunshots and…

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Learn how to brew your own beer in Brewmaster

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 1 April 2021 15:26 GMT Sold Out and Auroch Digital has announced a sim game called Brewmaster where you can brew your own craft beer.Described as an authentic sim, in Brewmaster, you will discover, learn, and master the art of homebrewing.You will learn to perfect authentic chemistry-driven brewing techniques to bottling and labeling, following a recipe or experimenting with a large variety of real-world ingredients.You can also enter competitions, earn beer tokens, and upgrade your equipment to become even better at making your own craft beer.Here’s a list of features: Create your recipe – Built for…

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Rocket League Season 3’s Rocket Pass contents detailed

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 31 March 2021 20:40 GMT Rocket League Season 3 kicks off soon, and now we know what’s included in the new Rocket Pass.The new Rocket Pass for Rocket League will include 70+ Tiers of new items, some of which are shown off in the latest trailer.Season 3’s Rocket Pass includes a new vehicle called the Tyranno which is super fast and features the Dominus hitbox.It is unlocked immediately with Rocket Pass premium, which gives you additional Weekly and Seasonal Challenges, plus an XP boost to help you Tier Up faster.If you have Rocket Pass Premium, you…