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Checking out F1 2021 online with the Logitech G29 Racing Wheel

By Dorrani Williams 16 July 2021 16:17 GMT I’m still no Lewis Hamilton, but I’m having fun. As I’ve been saying for a while now, I’ve got a new love for Formula 1 racing and have been really enjoying my time playing F1 2021 – so much so that I’ve gone out and purchased a racing wheel to give me a more authentic experience.Now make no mistake, I’m driving the cars in automatic with the majority of assists turned on but already it’s miles better than using a controller (I was playing on PS5, and the DualSense is no slouch).Watch…

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VG247’s Definitely Not a Podcast Video Chat #2 – Cloud gaming, game movies, Kojima’s Xbox game, and more

By Tom Orry 2 July 2021 20:20 GMT As per last week, we are back once again to have a little chat about the week that was in video games. We still don’t have this setup as a “proper” podcast, but a podcast is what this essentially is. Look out for a full podcast launch in the near future, where hopefully the show will have an actual name, plus musical jingles and things to make you think we’re a professional outlet and not a bunch of people in casual clothes broadcasting out of bedrooms.Watch on YouTubeBut, this is not that…

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An innocuous Call of Duty Warzone Salt Mines door is killing players, for some reason

By Dom Peppiatt 21 June 2021 17:15 GMT Call of Duty: Warzone seems to have spawned a door that will kill players when they try and pass through it – so you’re probably best off avoiding the Salt Mines for now.Redditor Rxelik has figured out that a specific door in a warehouse in the Salt Mines portion of the map will instantly knock you if you go anywhere near it. The user posted some footage of the offending barrier over on the r/warzone subreddit.Showing solidarity and wanting to prove that The Scary Door is, indeed, deadly, other players flocked to the unlikely…

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Phasmophobia update adds two ghost types, Willow Street House map, more

By Stephany Nunneley 18 June 2021 20:38 GMT Phasmophobia’s latest update has moved out of the beta phase and is now live.Today’s Phasmophobia update has added two new ghost types, two more daily challenges, the Willow Street House map, and some changes and bug fixes.Watch on YouTubeSpeaking of the new ghosts, it’s worth noting that they will have 3x higher spawn rate until the next update, so just know that going in.Alongside the aforementioned, the update also added a way to reset corrupt save files, a sell button in the item store, a profanity filter, and a confirmation timer when changing the…

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Sea of Thieves new gameplay trailer shows off Pirates of the Caribbean tie-in

By Stephany Nunneley 17 June 2021 19:41 GMT Here’s another look at the Pirate’s Life update for Sea of Thieves which features Pirates of the Caribbean’s Jack Sparrow.You can watch the new Sea of Thieves gameplay trailer below.Watch on YouTubeFree to all players as part of the Season Three update arriving later this month, A Pirate’s Life takes place over five Tall Tales charting a new threat in the game.“We’ve worked closely with the Walt Disney Games team throughout this whole process, crafting an original story which brings out the best elements of both Sea of Thieves and their beloved…

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Pokemon Unite releases in July for Switch, coming to mobile in September

By Stephany Nunneley 17 June 2021 17:05 GMT The Pokemon Company promised yesterday we’d get some Pokemon Unite news today, and it delivered.Pokemon Unite will release for Switch in July and will arrive iOS and Android in September, The Pokemon Company and developer TiMi Studio Group announced today.Watch on YouTubeThe real-time, team-based battle game with cross-play capabilities will be free to start and was announced back in June 2020.Pokemon Unite takes place on Aeos Island, an island said to be on the ocean’s unexplored frontier. On it, you will find the Unite Battle Committee (UBC), which runs a series of tournaments. In Unite…

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Check out the new OlliOlli World gameplay trailer here

By Dom Peppiatt 11 June 2021 23:09 GMT If you’re into skateboarding, razor-sharp platforming, and charming cartoon worlds, you’re going to want to check out the new OlliOlli World gameplay trailer.Shown off today during the IGN Expo at IGN Summer of Gaming (where we also heard about Doki Doki Literature Club Plus), the new trailer is the closest look we’ve had at the game since it was announced in the April 2021 Nintendo Direct.Roll7’s curious action platformer asks you to “tear up the streets” of Radlandia and search for the skate gods as you master tricks, meet interesting characters and discover the…

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The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes comes to consoles and PC in October

By Dom Peppiatt 11 June 2021 01:41 GMT The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes release date has been revealed by Bandai Namco and Supermassive Games.Following on from Man of Medan and Little Hope, the next game in the Dark Pictures series is coming to PC and consoles just in time for Halloween on October 22.The third installment in Supermassive Games’ horror anthology is set during the 2003 Iraq War, and follows a group of American and Iraqi soldiers as they investigate a strange, subterranean lair that turns out to be an ancient temple.Take a look at the reveal trailer below…

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Check out the debut trailer for neo-noir, third-person shooter El Paso, Elsewhere here

By Dom Peppiatt 7 June 2021 19:03 GMT El Paso, Elsewhere was announced over the weekend, and feels like a mix of Max Payne and Doom – what’s not to love?Announced during the Guerrilla Collective show on June 5, El Paso, Elsewhere intends to bring back the cool supernatural neo-noir third-person shooter, and it’s doing it in style.As you can see for yourself in the trailer below, the new game sets you – James Savage, a gun-toting folklore researcher against Draculae, the Lord of the Vampires. You’ll have to shoot through all manner of werewolves, eldritch horrors, and peculiar demons in…

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Steam’s Open World Sale is live, runs through May 31

By Stephany Nunneley 27 May 2021 19:12 GMT Valve has opened the doors on its Steam Open World Sale.Running today through May 31, the Steam Open World Sale features discounts on, well, open-world games.Watch on YouTubeGames on sale include Cyberpunk 2077 for 20% off, Sea of Thieves is 50% off, you can grab Red Dead Redemption 2 for 33% off, get 67% off Borderlands 3, The Witcher 3 will run you $7.99, and Monster Hunter World is 34% off.Other games on sale include: Rust, Black Desert Remastered, The Forest, Death Stranding, DayZ, No Man’s Sky, Star Wars Squadrons, The Outer…

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Check out Wasteland 3’s ‘The Battle of Steeltown’ DLC trailer here

By Dom Peppiatt 24 May 2021 19:18 GMT inXile Entertainment’s first Wasteland 3 narrative expansion, The Battle of Steeltown, is almost here. To welcome us to the new area, the developer has shared a new video.We’ve previously been introduced to Wasteland 3’s upcoming location – a new area that’s located in the southwestern portion of Colorado. The factory complex called Steeltown is where all of the tech that keeps Colorado running is manufactured. But there’s a dark side to the hub, too.Steeltown keeps the Patriarch in power and builds trucks, armor, weapons, and robots – but something’s wrong. Rangers have…

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Saints Row The Third Remastered comes to PS5 and Xbox Series X/S next week

By Stephany Nunneley 18 May 2021 16:34 GMT Deep Silver has announced Saints Row The Third Remastered will release for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S next week.Saints Row: The Third Remastered will arrive for the consoles on May 25. It is also coming to Steam and GOG this week on May 22.Watch on YouTubeOn the new consoles, you can expect the game to run at greater performance settings equivalent to the PC edition at High settings.Visually the game’s engine is now able to run at a much higher performance, bringing improvements to lighting, texture resolution, and other visual effects.Framerates have improved on…

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FIFA 21 is coming to EA Play and Xbox Game Pass next week

By Sherif Saed 30 April 2021 13:45 GMT FIFA 21’s turn to join the EA Play library is almost here.EA has announced that the full game of FIFA 21 is joining the standard tier of EA Play beginning May 6 on all platforms. This also means that it’s going to be available as part of Xbox Game Pass on PC, and Game Pass Ultimate on Xbox.Watch on YouTubeTo celebrate the launch, EA Play members will get access to unique in-game challenges and rewards, as well as FIFA Ultimate Team kits and Volta Football gear. EA Play members also get a…

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Steam looks set to kick off its annual Golden Week Sale on April 29

By Stephany Nunneley 24 April 2021 16:50 GMT Steam’s next sale is during Golden Week which kicks off next week.Golden Week in Japan starts on April 29, and it looks like Steam will kick off its annual sale celebrating Japanese games on the same day.This is according to SteamDB, which lists the Steam Golden Week sale for April 29 through May 6.Steam’s previous Golden Week Sale was held April 30 – May 6, 2020 and featured discounts on games such as Monster Hunter World, Dark Souls 3, Resident Evil 2 Remake, Dark Souls 2, Devil May Cry 5, and plenty…