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Check out the Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny character trailer here

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 24 January 2021 13:24 GMT Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny is coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 later this year, and ahead of its launch in the West, we’re being introduced to its central cast.Developer Nippon Ichi Software has published a new video showing off the various characters you’ll be leveling up until they can deal damage numbers in the millions as you play through the no doubt bizarre story of the RPG.The trailer introduces us briefly to the story before changing lanes and focusing entirely on the ragtag bunch of weirdos and strangers that’ll…

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons player turns their island into one big IKEA store

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 24 January 2021 12:23 GMT It may have been out for almost a year now, but fans can still impress when it comes to particularly creative Animal Crossing: New Horizons designs.We’ve seen players recreate Revenge of the Sith, the entire Sinnoh map from Pokemon Diamond & Pearl, The Wizard of Oz, and even early 2000s music videos in the game. But it seems the well of inspiration never runs dry for players facing down a global pandemic and taking solace in the cozy, safe world of New Horizons.This week, we saw a particularly inspired design by…

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Stardew Valley patch 1.5.4 fixes some lingering issues

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 23 January 2021 16:13 GMT The latest Stardew Valley patch has arrived on PC, and is coming to consoles soon.Stardew Valley patch 1.5.4  is now available and fixes some lingering issues from the 1.5 updates released in December.It also makes slight adjustments to the game. ConcernedApe said in a blog post that this will hopefully be the last bug fix patch necessary for 1.5.The patch is now in certification for consoles and is expected to be released later this month or in early February.You can look over the patch notes below.Stardew Valley 1.5.4 PatchChangelog (w/ Spoilers): Adjusted…

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Cyberpunk 2077 release contributed to digital sales record in December – SuperData

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 23 January 2021 15:56 GMT Digital games saw a significant sales increase year-over-year setting a $12 billion record for the month of December, thanks in part to the release of Cyberpunk 2077.According to SuperData figures, the release of Cyberpunk 2077 helped digital PC sales grow 40% year-over-year (yoy). December also saw 15% growth from the prior year with the total monthly revenue ever. Mobile grew 5% yoy while console earnings grew 16%. The SuperData report states Cyberpunk 2077 had the biggest game launch of all time based on digital revenue and digital units sold, which were…

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Nintendo now facing Switch Joy-Con drift lawsuit in Canada

By Alex Calvin, Saturday, 23 January 2021 14:03 GMT This is on top of the legal action the company is facing in the US and Europe.Japanese platform holder, Nintendo, is now facing a Switch Joy-Con lawsuit in Canada.As spotted by IGN, Quebec-based law firm Lambert Avocat has started recruiting for a class-action lawsuit against Nintendo over the infamous issue with the Switch controllers as of January 15. The organisation says that Joy-Con Drift “constitutes an important, serious and hidden defect.”“Hence, Nintendo failed to mention an important fact in a representation made to a consumer: the quality of its products, which…

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Hitman 3 Codes: door and safe code list for every keypad in every level

By Alex Donaldson, Friday, 22 January 2021 16:20 GMT Agent 47 is a skilled assassin… but nothing is worse than a locked door. Hitman 3 has a wonderful, open-ended series of levels which gradually escalate and challenge the player – but one thing every level of the game has in common is that each features at least one locked door or locked safes that will stand between you and valuable intelligence at the very least – and in some situations, these codes will stand between you and major mission objectives.Remember, standard locked doors in Hitman can be tackled a few…

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Leaker says Resident Evil 7 PS5 and Xbox Series X/S upgrade coming

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 22 January 2021 16:01 GMT The upcoming Village could have VR support, too.Resident Evil 7 is apparently going to receive the next-gen upgrade treatment.That’s according to AestheticGamer aka Dusk Golem aka a known and accurate leaker, who said on Twitter that Capcom was working on an upgrade for Resident Evil 7 for Microsoft and Sony’s new machines. They said that this was “100% happening,” but wasn’t revealed as part of the Resident Evil livestream that the Japanese publishing giant held yesterday, January 21.There are no details yet about what the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S…

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Terminator’s Sarah Connor comes to Fortnite

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 22 January 2021 11:35 GMT Sure looks like there’s a storm coming.Sarah Connor from the Terminator series and the T-800 murder robot have both come to Fortnite.In a blog post, Epic revealed that the two character skins are available right now in the item shop as part of the Future War Set. There are two different variants for Connor; one has her decked out in body armour, a black cap and shades, while the other has the Terminator murderer in just a tank top and trousers. You can also buy the T-800’s Endoskeleton Arm as back…

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Dead Cells will be free to play with Switch Online in the UK next week

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 19:06 GMT Dead Cells will be free to play with Switch Online in select regions for one week starting January 26 and until February 1.If you are a Switch Online subscriber and have yet to try Dead Cells, you can do so for free next week if you live in the UK or Europe.Dead Cells is a Castlevania-inspired platformer featuring permadeath, where you’ll die, kill something, and learn your lesson in order to survive.The game has many weapons and gadgets available and is high risk with big rewards. Many times, you will find yourself trapped in…

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Predator joins Fortnite with the Season 5 Battle Pass

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 16:44 GMT Predator is now ready to be unlocked as a Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 Battle Pass outfit.Completing the Jungle Hunter Quests in Fortnite, players can unlock the Predator Outfit with built-in Bio-helmet Online Emote, as well as a unique Heat Vision Hunter Spray, Banner, and Emoticon.Have a look at Predator in the short tease below.Today also marks the kick-off of the Pele Cup. Participating in the event through Creative will provide the opportunity to unlock the Pele Punch emote early before it hits the Item Shop on January 23.Players participating in…

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Lara Croft skin could be coming to Fortnite in Tomb Raider crossover

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 12:35 GMT Follows Master Chief, Kratos and the Predator dropping into the battle royale game.Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft might be showing her face in Fortnite.That’s according to data miner Mang0e, who took to Twitter to show that a skin for a female character – codenamed Typhoon – was being prepped for Epic’s free-to-play romp. It’s also going to be a reactive cosmetic, meaning it will change when players do something in Fortnite.The current Fortnite Chapter 2: Season 5 content is focused on hunters, with characters including Halo’s Master Chief, the God of War…

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Here’s why Among Us updates are taking so long

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 11:55 GMT Spoiler: the small team that made it couldn’t keep up with the multiplayer game’s sudden success.Developer Innersloth has given some insight into why updates for Among Us are taking a while.In a post on Itch.io, the studio said that the surprise success of the multiplayer title in 2020 meant that it had to fundamentally change how it did things behind the scenes, as well as having to hire in a number of new staff to help out.“Not to dive into too much organizational stuff, but not only did we need to…

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Two Point Hospital is getting a Jumbo Edition for consoles

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 20:08 GMT A new edition for Two Point Hospital is coming to consoles.Two Point Hospital Jumbo Edition has been announced for consoles. It comes with the game bundled with the updates R.E.M.I.X. 1 and 2, and Room Templates. Also included are the expansions Off the Grid and Close Encounters. It also comes with the Exhibition Items and Retro Items Packs. The Two Point Hospital: Console Edition, which was previously released, included the expansions Pebberley Island and Bigfoot. The Jumbo Edition will include these expansions as well when it releases on March 5.You will…

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning heads to Switch in March

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 17:56 GMT Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning is heading to Switch.THQ Nordic announced today that Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning will be released for Nintendo Switch on March 16.Like the PC, PS4, and Xbox One releases, the game comes with three DLC’s: The Teeth of Naros, Legend of Dead Kel, and Weapons and Armor bundles.In addition, THQ Nordic confirmed plans to release the new Kingdoms of Amalur expansion, Fatesworn, this year.If you are unfamiliar with the rather excellent RPG, here’s everything you need to know: Build the ideal character for the most intense combat, choosing…

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Balan Wonderworld demo coming to all platforms next week

Square Enix has announced a free demo will be released next week for Balan Wonderworld.The Balan Wonderworld demo will be available to play from January 28, allowing players to experience two hours of gameplay ahead of its release on March 26.It can be played with friends and family in local co-op mode or in single-player mode and will be available on each platform that the full game will be released on.This means you will be able to play it on Steam for PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.Two players can explore the game as the stars…