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Pokemon The Crown Tundra DLC preview: four big additions in Sword and Shield’s latest DLC thumbnail VG247

Pokemon The Crown Tundra DLC preview: four big additions in Sword and Shield’s latest DLC

Pokemon Sword and Shield had to make a few cuts in order to meet some of its ambitions, but its DLC expansion pass continues to buff up previously lacking areas of the game. In many ways, the theme of Pokemon Sword and Shield was revolution. A jump to HD graphics, areas with 3D camera control, more cinematic cutscenes – much was changed. Some change-driven omissions also angered fans, but expansions to the game appear engineered to address those complaints. June’s Isle of Armor expansion was about growth, focusing on expanding battling and training. The Crown Tundra, out later this month,…

Evil Genius 2 might be arriving 16 years late, but it looks like the sequel I always wanted thumbnail VG247

Evil Genius 2 might be arriving 16 years late, but it looks like the sequel I always wanted

As the saying goes – if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. 2004 was a long time ago – a whopping fifteen years, plus 2020, the year that has felt like a decade. That’s basically twenty-five years (or sixteen, if you’re a stickler for real linear time). In the fast-evolving world of video games such a period has the potential to feel longer still – a game of that age can feel so cripplingly old as to be unplayable. But not Evil Genius.Evil Genius, the dungeon-building management sim that basically casts you as a Roger Moore era Bond villain, holds…

The PlayStation 5 is a very quiet console, according to hands-on previews thumbnail VG247

The PlayStation 5 is a very quiet console, according to hands-on previews

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 4 October 2020 14:48 GMT First impressions of the PlayStation 5 are starting to circulate after a hands-on event, and various commentators are reporting that the console runs impressively quietly.Anyone that’s played the likes of The Last of Us Part II or God of War on a PlayStation 4 or a PlayStation 4 Pro knows just how noisy the console can get. Once the fans kick in, you’d be forgiven for thinking a plane is taking off in your living room.It seems that the noise issue has been addressed with Sony’s next generation of hardware, though….