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Guardians of the Galaxy videos shine the spotlight on leadership both in and out of combat

The new videos show the importance of strong leadership. Two new Guardians of the Galaxy videos have been released, and in them, senior gameplay director Patrick Fortier discusses how players can lead their team of intergalactic misfits. In the first video, Fortier discusses how the Guardians synergize in battle, while the second focuses on how players can lead the Guardians outside of it. Each of the crew have their own distinct personalities out of combat, and each have their own unique specialties and abilities on the battlefield. For example, Rocket serves as the group’s multi-target explosive specialist, Groot as its…

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You can now play 10 Hours of FIFA 22 with EA Play on consoles and PC

EA Play members can get a jump start on FIFA 22 ahead of its release. EA Play members are now able to play 10 hours worth of FIFA 22 thanks to a new trial. If you are a EA Play Pro member, you can play it on your PC from today. The 10-hour gameplay trial will allow you to start building your Ultimate Team squad, create a club in Career Mode and play Volta Football. All progress will carry over at launch for members who purchase the full game. Members also get early access challenges with rewards live in FIFA…

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Looks like the PS4 CMOS Battery issue has been fixed with a firmware update

The battery issue with PS4 consoles has finally been fixed thanks to a firmware update. It appears Sony has fixed the PS4’s CMOS issue, which affected the console’s internal clock battery.The CMOB issue was discovered back in April of this year, and it has taken a while for Sony to address the issue. Luckily, it finally listened to PS4 users, and the issue has been fixed. The issue was addressed with the release of firmware 9.0.0 which is good news, considering if the console’s battery died, it would reset the clock back to zero and render both physical and digital…

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Here’s what’s included with the Gran Turismo 7 25th Anniversary Edition

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. You can now pre-order the Gran Turismo 7 25th Anniversary Edition, and there are three options available to you. Sony announced the contents of the Gran Turismo 7 25th Anniversary Edition today, and it was revealed that only the Digital Deluxe Edition comes with Dual Entitlement. If you want to upgrade the PS4 Standard Edition of Gran Turismo 7 to the Gran Turismo 7 PS5 Digital Standard Edition, there will be a $10 digital upgrade option at the time of…

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Quantic Dream’s Star Wars game won’t play like the studio’s other games – report

Quantic Dream’s rumoured Star Wars game is going to deviate from what you’d expect from a title developed by the studio, reports suggest. Quantic Dream, the developer behind PlayStation-exclusive titles Heavy Rain and Detroit: Become Human, is supposedly working with Disney on a new Star Wars game, and as per new information, the game will be different to the sorts of things we’ve seen from the French studio to date. Since the initial reports about Quantic Dream’s unannounced project first circulated, moore information about specifically what this game will be have come to light. As per a report from Kotaku,…

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Persona 25th anniversary livestream suggests more series updates coming later this year

Atlus has teased more updates to be revealed later this year in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Persona series. Atlus has announced that it will be sharing information on several projects that it currently has in the works later this year, in order to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Persona series. Earlier this year, Atlus has launched a website for the 25th anniversary of the Persona series that featured key art of the main characters across all the mainline games, and teased seven projects that are “Coming Soon”. The first image hinted that the first of these…

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FIFA 22 soundtrack is the largest ever, with over 120 songs included

EA has announced the FIFA 22 soundtrack, which includes the likes of Glass Animals, Polo & Pan, Bakar, CHVRCHES, and more. EA Sports has revealed the FIFA 22 soundtrack, boasting that this year’s game features the largest ever collection of music in the series, with an unprecedented 122 songs representing 27 nations. “This year’s main Soundtrack offers 52 new tracks – a genre-spanning collection of bold and uplifting rhythms from artists like Glass Animals, Polo & Pan, Bakar, CHVRCHES, and more,” says a press release from EA. “FIFA 22 will also showcase music from some of the world’s hottest newcomers…

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Cheaters are already ruining Call of Duty: Vanguard’s multiplayer beta

Call of Duty: Vanguard’s cross-platform multiplayer beta has already been afflicted by cheaters, much to the frustration of players on both consoles and PC. Call of Duty: Vanguard isn’t due to launch for another few months yet, but already players are reporting that cheaters have infiltrated the game – and they’ve been ruining this weekend’s cross-platform beta test. As you can see in the various videos embedded below (thanks VGC), this weekend has given cheaters the oppertunity to flex their muscles alongside players that just wanted to see what this year’s major Activision game is like. Cheating in Call of…

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Splitgate is only “25% complete” says developer 1047 Games

Splitgate creator Ian Proulx, of developer 1047 Games, has explained that the portal-infused PvP game is only about 25% complete. Despite being one of the most popular games on Steam and its developer attracting a whopping $100 million in investment over the past few months, Splitgate is still only in its infancy, a new interview with 1047 Games has revealed. In an interview with TechCrunch, and with some comments to GamesBeat, game creator Ian Proulx explained where the studio wants to take the game in the future, now that it’s broken through to the mainstream. “The scope of what we…

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Let’s Play Aragami 2 – an arcadey take on ninja assassins

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Gameplay footage of Aragami 2 was captured on PS5. Aragami 2 is an enjoyable third-person action stealth game that reminds me of some of the older retro ninja type games like Tenchu, Ninja Gaiden, and Onimusha. To its benefit, Aragami 2 does have a more arcadey feel to it than those three. In the let’s play video above you’ll see that the mission objectives are fairly straightforward and the combat is simple, but it gets interesting with all of the…

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Battlefield 2042 delayed to November

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. DICE has made it official; Battlefield 2042 won’t hit its October release date. DICE has officially announced late on Wednesday that it has pushed back the release of Battlefield 2042. Previously set for release October 22, the game will now land November 19. The news was shared on DICE and Battlefield’s social channels through the all-too-common statement JPEG. The developer cited “unforeseen challenges” brought on by building an ambitious game during a global pandemic. “We had hoped our teams would…

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Rocksmith+ to miss targeted summer launch, will now be released in 2022

It needs more time, according to Ubisoft. Ubisoft has delayed Rocksmith+ to next year. Originally set to release sometime this summer, the delay was announced yesterday via Twitter and the official website. According to Ubisoft, the title needs more time in order for the team to deliver a proper learning service. “To ensure we provided the best guitar learning service, we have decided to delay Rocksmith+ to 2022,” reads the announcement. “We are convinced this new release plan will give us time to deliver a smooth experience for all guitar and bass lovers.” Ubisoft said it will use the opportunity…

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God of War Ragnarok and Spider-Man 2 are the PlayStation Showcase’s most watched trailers

There’s clearly a lot of appetite for two games in particular announced at Sony’s recent PlayStation event. Last week’s PlayStation Showcase was an E3-level event that brought us a number of big reveals from Sony, all of which are games coming to PS5. There was even an unusual number of CG trailers of games that won’t be here for several years, something Sony doesn’t traditionally do. But two games in particular captured viewers’ attention the most, and they were unsurprisingly God of War Ragnarok, and Spider-Man 2. According to Benji-Sales, God of War Ragnarok’s gameplay trailer was the show’s most…

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Alan Wake Remastered won’t feature real-world product placement

Verizon, Lincoln, and Energizer are out. Product placement has been removed from Alan Wake Remastered, which means you won’t see brands such as Verizon in the game. This is due to expired deals, according to a PR representative for the game speaking to ScreenRant. In the adverts’ place, there will be generic in-universe branding. For those who didn’t play the 2010 original, it featured quite a few real-life brands, and some even factored into gameplay. The product placement wasn’t too in your face, as Remedy did its best to help make the game world feel a bit more real with…

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LittleBigPlanet legacy servers to be shut down over safety concerns

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. The LittleBigPlanet team said it’s to protect the community, so it stays safe. The LittleBigPlanet Twitter account released a statement announcing its intention to shut down the servers for LittleBigPlanet, LittleBigPlanet 2, and the PS3 and Vita versions of LittleBigPlanet 3, making the content on LittleBigPlanet 3 for PS4 the only levels that will survive unscathed. For a game series all about used-generated content, this sounds a bit like missing the point. But the reason given for the shutdown is…