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How to craft Valheim cartography table and what it does

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. The Valheim cartography table is a new addition in the Hearth and Home update that brings with it a long-awaited update. You’ll need plenty of materials to craft it, but thankfully, they’re items you can gather fairly early in your adventure. That’s extra handy if you followed Iron Gate’s advice and restarted your Valheim game before downloading Hearth and Home. Valheim cartography table | What does the cartography table do Valheim’s new cartography table lets you share your map with…

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Nioh: The Complete Edition and Sheltered are free on the Epic Games Store

Your freebies for the week. Two games are free on this week the Epic Games Store. From now until September 16, you can download and keep Nioh: The Complete Edition and Sheltered. In Team Ninja’s Nioh, you are a samurai who will fight both warriors and the Yokai that infest the land. Because this is the Complete Edition of the game, it contains the Dragon of the North expansion which opens up the Tohoku region. It also comes with the campaigns Defiant Honor and Bloodshed’s End. You also get the exclusive Fujin Helmet which you can claim by selecting Boons…

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A Plague Tale: Innocence is getting optimized for Xbox Series X/S

By Stephany Nunneley 17 June 2021 21:02 GMT A Plague Tale: Innocence is getting enhanced for Xbox Series X/S and the optimization will be available in July.Asobo Studio and Focus Home Interactive have announced that A Plague Tale: Innocence will come to Xbox Series X/S on July 6. Watch on YouTubeThis enhanced version will feature 4K UHD (only on Xbox Series X), 60 FPS, and 3D audio support. The upgrade is free for Xbox One owners of the game. The enhanced PS5 version is also expected in July. A cloud version of the game is also coming to Nintendo Switch.A…

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ARK Genesis 2 | How to tame Shadowmanes

By Rebecca Jones 11 June 2021 17:03 GMT Shadowmanes are a new type of creature introduced in the Genesis: Part 2, the final piece of DLC for ARK: Survival Evolved.Watch on YouTubeNot only are these majestic dinosaurs rad as hell to look at, but when tamed they’re incredibly useful as transport and when taking on offensive roles in combat.How to tame a Shadowmane in ARK Genesis 2There is a unique, non-violent method you need to use when taming Shadowmanes.The main item you need in order to bring a Shadowmane on-side is simply a Fish Basket containing any fish weighing 0.5…

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ARK Genesis 2 | Finding Mutagel and taming Tek Stryders

Mutagel is a resource introduced into ARK: Survival Evolved with the new Genesis: Part 2 DLC. One of its major uses is the taming of Tek Stryders.Watch on YouTube How to harvest Mutagel in ARK How to turn Mutagel into Mutagen How to tame Tek Stryders in ARK Benefits of a tamed Tek Stryder How to harvest Mutagel in ARKThere are several locations in Genesis: Part 2 where you can harvest Mutagel: On ambergris asteroids. On black pearl asteroids. In the Rockwell’s Innards biome, in the acid pool underneath Rockwell’s heart. You can harvest Mutagel by hand here once the…

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Muck: dying and respawning | Can you respawn in Muck?

By Rebecca Jones 7 June 2021 17:04 GMT Muck is a survival-roguelike with optional multiplayer, developed based on a dare from a YouTube commenter. Yes, really.Watch on YouTubeIt’s a simple yet strangely addictive indie game with shades of Minecraft and Fortnite. But what can you do if you die in the game?Can you respawn in Muck?Muck features three need bars: Health, Hunger, and Stamina. If your character’s Health depletes to zero, they will die.This is a survival-roguelike, so death is pretty serious business. Dying in single-player causes the World to reset. As such, there is no way to respawn in…

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Creature-collecting game Palworld looks like a dark, twisted take on Pokemon

By Dom Peppiatt 6 June 2021 10:44 GMT Ever wondered what Pokemon would be like if it were more reflective of the real world? Well, wonder no longer because Palworld is likely to answer that question.Let’s be honest, if Pokemon were real, there’s a very good chance they’d be used like animals are in our world – battery farmed, exploited for labor, used as tools and for industry as well as domesticated as pets.Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl are launching on November 19, 2021, but if you’d prefer a more mature, pessimistic look at the creature-collecting genre, perhaps Pocket…

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Here’s a new trailer for survival horror RPG Chernobylite

By Stephany Nunneley 5 June 2021 19:31 GMT The Farm 51 has released a new trailer for its survival horror RPG, Chernobylite.Titled Tatyana, the Chernobylite trailer is a bit creepy and gives you an idea of what Igor will be dealing with as he explores the area around Chernobyl.Watch on YouTubeThe game is a sci-fi survival horror RPG that mixes free exploration of a disturbing world with challenging combat, crafting, and non-linear storytelling.It is set 30 years after the Chernobyl catastrophe, and pollution is increasing due to the “unexpected activity of a dangerous substance.” This terrible thing on top of…

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Ark: Survival Evolved’s final expansion is now available

By Stephany Nunneley 4 June 2021 14:05 GMT Ark: Genesis Part 2, the final chapter in the survival saga, has arrived.The conclusion of Ark: Survival Evolved offers the largest map released, new missions, and a story that bridges the gap to the Ark 2 sequel.Watch on YouTubeIn Genesis Part 2, you will explore a new world filled with new biomes and creatures, while participating in story-oriented missions that will test your survival skills.It also features the final showdown between HLN-A and Sir Edmund Rockwell which takes place on a colonial ship traveling through space.Here’s more: New History-Oriented Missions: A holographic…

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Rust | How to get stone on Console and PC

Stone is a core resource in Rust. It comes in handy in any number of survival situations, whether you’re building a shelter or crafting weapons.Watch on YouTubeFortunately, stone isn’t particularly hard to come by in Rust. However, if you want to farm it efficiently, it’s still worth knowing the best places to look. Where to find stone in Rust How to mine stone in Rust Setting up a mining quarry What is stone used for in Rust? Where to find stone in RustIn Rust, you can often find loose stones lying on the ground. Picking up a stone you happen…

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Minecraft diamonds | Where to find diamond ore

It’s a cliché, but diamonds might actually be one of your best friends in Minecraft. They can be used to craft some of the game’s best and most durable gear, and so they’re a highly sought-after material.Watch on YouTubeHowever, diamonds are really rare in the world of Minecraft. Furthermore, not only do you need to know where and how to find them — you also need to know the right tools to bring with you to mine them.On this page: Where to find diamonds in Minecraft How to tell which level you’re on Diamonds in 1.17 How to mine diamonds…

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Valheim patch adds new terrain modification, fixes a couple of bugs

By Dom Peppiatt 20 April 2021 10:54 GMT Developer Iron Gate Studios has rolled out a big new patch for the popular survival game Valheim that overhauls the terrain system and makes landscaping that bit easier for players.If you’re eager to do some humongous terrain-based projects in Valheim, you’re going to want to pay attention to the game’s latest update. Though the last patch tweaked Hammer, Hoe and Cultivator timings, this new update (version 0.150.3)  does some slightly more in-depth rejigging to the game’s suite of customization tools.“The new terrain modification system is made to reduce the number of network instances and…

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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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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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Cinematic survival shooter Abandoned coming to PS5 later this year

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 8 April 2021 08:58 GMT Blue Box Game Studios has announced that its first-person survival shooter, Abandoned,  will be landing on the PlayStation 5 later this year.In a new post over on the PlayStation Blog, the Dutch developer explains the premise of the photo-realistic game and outlines what players can expect from the “cinematic, first-person horror survival shooter set in a highly detailed open world environment” that runs at 60fps in 4K.“The story is centred around Jason Longfield, who wakes up in a strange forest,” writes Hasan Kahraman, game director at Blue Box Game Studios. “Abandoned and not…