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Scavengers launches in Early Access on PC this week

By Dom Peppiatt 26 April 2021 20:44 GMT Midwinter Entertainment and Improbable have announced that Scavengers, the connected multiplayer shooter, arrives in Early Access on PC on April 28.The post-apocalyptic survival shooter forces players to work together – and against each other – in order to survive in a harsh, winter world. The developer calls the curious mix of PvP and co-op “co-opetition”.The game, which takes place in an abandoned, hostile sci-fi world, uses both the environment and hostile AI in order to pressure you into working together with other players – only to turn on them in the blink of an…

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Here’s what The Last of Us Part 2 would look like running at 4K60 on PS5

By Dom Peppiatt 13 April 2021 10:13 GMT Ever wanted to know what The Last of Us Part 2 would look like playing on your PlayStation 5 at 4K resolution with a 60fps framerate? Well, wonder no more!Amidst rumours that we’re getting a remake of the original The Last of Us game, a Naughty Dog fan has employed the use of editing software and AI upscaling to give us a taste of what a true 4K60 patch would do for The Last of Us Part 2.Though once we heard whispers about Naughty Dog’s blockbuster 2020 survival game getting a dedicated…

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Mass Effect Legendary Edition has gone gold

By Dom Peppiatt 12 April 2021 18:00 GMT Mass Effect Legendary Edition has gone gold, BioWare has announced, ahead of the remastered games’ launch on May 14.Mass Effect Legendary Edition project director Mac Walters has declared that the game has gone gold, meaning it’s been signed off as ready to launch in just over a month’s time.The game, which players have been excited to learn more about ever since its announcement back in November 2020, is now almost here – and you’ll be able to get your hands on the updated, enhanced versions of one of gaming’s best sci-fi trilogies…

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This new story game is controlled by blinking into your webcam

Here’s a slightly magical idea for a story game: every time you blink in real life, your webcam notices and the game skips you forward to the next scene. That’s how it goes in Before Your Eyes, a new vignette ’em up released today. Having played a bit of it myself, I’d describe it as ‘Edith Finch meets 30 Flights Of Living with blinking’ if I were required to briefly introduce the concept in a blog post, which I was so I did. Have a look in the trailer below. Read more

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Ubisoft disables various parts of latest Assassin’s Creed Valhalla patch to prevent crashing

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 22 March 2021 20:34 GMT Ubisoft has been forced to remove elements from the latest Assassin’s Creed Valhalla patch after certain new additions to the game have been causing players’ games to crash.Assassin’s Creed Valhalla got a big new patch last week, and it added a suite of new features and bug fixes to the game – including oft-requested Transmog support.But it wasn’t all good news: the rollout of the patch has seen errors and crashes spike for players enjoying the game on all platforms, and Ubisoft has now had to take action to make sure…

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Ghost of Tsushima is PS4’s second-most completed open world game

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 15 March 2021 20:43 GMT Ghost of Tsushima is a pretty popular game for PlayStation 4 players, it turns out – over 50% of players have finished it.According to some number-crunching courtesy of the folks over Ungeek, we’ve learned that 50.2% of players have unlocked the Mono No Aware Trophy in Ghost of Tsushima – meaning that have half the players that have booted the title up (and synced their Trophy Data) have finished the game. That’s not a bad number, considering the game has sold at least 5 million copies since its release in July 2020.That’s a…

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Undertale comes to Xbox Game Pass on consoles tomorrow

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 15 March 2021 18:03 GMT Microsoft has announced that the indie PC classic, Undertale, is finally coming Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles. And it’s coming Xbox Game Pass on day one, too.It’s certainly been a big day for Xbox announcements; as well as the confirmation that five classic Bethesda titles are getting FPS Boost, we’ve also heard that Outriders is launching into Xbox Game Pass on launch day, too.Now, Microsoft has announced that Undertale is officially heading to Xbox consoles on March 16, 2021. That’s tomorrow if you’re struggling to keep up. The game will…

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Tell Me Why’s first chapter is currently free on PC and Xbox One

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 11 March 2021 14:26 GMT The first chapter of Dontnod’s Tell Me Why has been made available for free on both PC and Xbox One, giving you the chance to sample the game.If you’re a fan of the likes of Life is Strange and Vampyr, you could do far worse than trying out developer Dontnod’s recent episodic adventure.The game made headlines back when it was announced for starring Tyler Ronan as the protagonist; the first transgender playable character in a game from a major studio. The full story was released in three episodes, on per week, so…

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Dragon Age 4 setting revealed in BioWare art book

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 25 January 2021 19:32 GMT It looks like Dragon Age 4 will be taking BioWare’s esteemed RPG series to Tevinter, a location in the world of Thedas the studio has never explored.A few key details about BioWare’s upcoming sequel have been revealed in BioWare: Stores and Secrets from 25 Years of Game Development, a new art book that takes readers on a tour of BioWare’s colorful history.Eurogamer managed to get its hands on the book, and clocked one key Dragon Age entry within its pages that confirms “the long-awaited follow-up to Dragon Age: Inquisition […] will…