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Mortal Shell: The Virtuous Cycle expansion release date announced

By Jeremy Signor 28 July 2021 21:00 GMT More Mortal Shell is on the way. Developer Cold Symmetry’s Mortal Shell is getting an expansion August 18 that will add a roguelike mode that will shuffle Mortal Shell’s romp through Fallgrim up. It will also add a new shell for players to play as in both the expansion and the base game. The new trailer for the expansion shows off all the new features.Watch on YouTubeThe new trailer is a showcase for the methodical combat of Mortal Shell, but also serves as a thematic tie to the expansion as a woman’s…

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Jurassic World Evolution 2 dev diary shows off enhanced dino behaviour, habitats and more

By Dom Peppiatt 25 July 2021 18:28 GMT Frontier Developments has given us a new look at Jurassic World Evolution 2, showing off more information on dinosaur behaviour and how the series has improved since the first game.Jurassic World Evolution 2 is planning to make some major improvements to the dinosaur park management series coming off the back of the original game. Development studio Frontier Developments has outlined how improved dinosaur behaviour, enhanced biome creation and a new campaign will make the game feel more true to its roots than ever before.The first development diary from the management sim sequel…

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Alpha Beta PC interview on their ambitions in esports, Nvidia 30 series stock and answering your questions on getting the most out of your gaming PC

Promoted article (contains affiliate links) Alpha Beta PC is a new UK-based gaming PC system builder offering a range of models for gamers, esports enthusiasts and small to medium size companies. It’s the brainchild of veteran gaming PC builder CK Kohli, who also founded the Yoyotech brand in 2002, which had its own retail shop and went on to supply systems to GAME/Belong, Queen Mary’s College’s esports facility and many more. Continue reading Alpha Beta PC interview on their ambitions in esports, Nvidia 30 series stock and answering your questions on getting the most out of your gaming PC

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Apex Legends is getting a new character, Seer, soon

By Dom Peppiatt 19 July 2021 16:38 GMT EA and Respawn Entertainment have pushed out a surprise new trailer showing off the upcoming playable legend, Seer, ahead of his in-game arrival in August.Today, publisher EA and developer Respawn released a new Lore trailer featuring the next Legend to enter the Apex Games, Seer. The character bears a moth motif and seems to have some mysterious connection to the world of the Apex.Watch on YouTube“A bad omen cast a shadow over Obi’s birth: will his light survive and emerge from the darkness?” reads the blurb. How foreboding.You can check out the new…

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‘This will probably be my last ever full split of UK League of Legends’ – caster Excoundrel on his future, Wild Rift and Medic memories

Experienced British esports caster and content creator Ceirnan ‘Excoundrel’ Lowe says the current UK/Nordics League of Legends NLC season could be his last. Speaking to Esports News UK in a video interview, Excoundrel said: “This will probably be the last split of UK League of Legends that I ever do, at least for the foreseeable future, because I don’t think I’ll have the time with my new job which is getting announced on Monday (July 19th 2021). Continue reading ‘This will probably be my last ever full split of UK League of Legends’ – caster Excoundrel on his future, Wild…

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Xbox’s Phil Spencer still sees a future for story-driven games

By Jeremy Signor 13 July 2021 13:12 GMT Risky projects like narrative-focused games are not being left behind in Xbox’s strategy.It’s no secret that live service games are the big money makers right now, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a place for more traditional story-driven games, according to Microsoft’s Phil Spencer. In a recent interview with The Guardian, the head of Xbox laid out how narrative single-player games are part of the platform’s strategy going forward.Watch on YouTube“I think we’re probably building more of those now than we’ve been in the history of Xbox,” Spencer told The Guardian, emphasising…

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Check out the Tales of Arise opening animation here

By Dom Peppiatt 5 July 2021 16:35 GMT Ahead of Tales of Arise launching later this year, in September, Bandai Namco has released the opening animation for the game – and you can check it out here.The Tales of series has a pretty long history with impressive and over-the-top intro animations, and the latest game in the series isn’t bucking that trend.“Tales of Arise takes place in a solar system containing the two neighboring planets of Dahna and Rena,” reads a summary of the game’s story. “The inhabitants of Dahna have always paid reverence to their planetary neighbors on Rena –…

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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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Another id Software game has been rated

By Dom Peppiatt 29 June 2021 10:45 GMT Another new id Software title has been rated in Australia, and this time the classification documents refer to Project 2021B – but what could it be?Earlier this year, we saw Doom Eternal VR revealed early by the Australian ratings board when a game called ‘Project 2021A’ was classified under the “virtual reality” category. Two months after the classification was spotted, the studio announced it was for Doom 3: VR Edition.Now, the ratings board is at it again (via Gematsu). This time, we’ve seen a slight progression in the naming convention and the feature of the game…

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Nier Reincarnation launches in the West in July

By Dom Peppiatt 28 June 2021 19:33 GMT Nier Reincarnation, the mobile RPG spin-off coming to Android and iOS, will launch later this month – and you can get bonus items if you pre-register.The game, developed by Applibo and published by Square Enix, will launch on July 28 (thanks, IGN). As per the site’s announcement, pre-registering on the App Store and Google Play will grant you bonus Gems in the final game that you will be able to spend on in-game summons.For every additional 100,000 players that register, the number of Gems will go up. So it looks like we’re…

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VG247’s Definitely Not a Podcast Video Chat – Mario Golf, Chivalry 2, Scarlet Nexus, and Pokemon Cards

By Tom Orry 25 June 2021 18:00 GMT As we move forward with VG247 and look ahead to a site redesign, we plan to roll out a lovely podcast that you can listen to on a weekly basis, full of friendly chat about the latest games. You’ll get to know us all so well that when we inevitably all start our own Patreons we’ll be rich beyond our wildest dreams. Alex can buy all the arcade machines he wants, Dorrani can buy more trainers, and I can finally buy an OLED TV.Watch on YouTubeBut, this is not that podcast. This…

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Tekken X Street Fighter was ‘30% complete’ before development was halted

By Dom Peppiatt 21 June 2021 19:16 GMT According to Tekken boss, Katsuhiro Harada, the long-awaited crossover game Tekken X Street Fighter is definitely dead and was about 30% done before development was halted.The game, the planned follow-up to niche fighting title Street Fighter x Tekken, was announced 11 years ago and was initially supposed to launch on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but all chat about the game vanished soon after it was announced and Tekken fans have been curious about the title ever since.But thanks to some new comments Harada made on his YouTube series Harada’s Bar, the famously feisty developer…

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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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A man of many talents: Video of Fnatic Valorant team captain Boaster singing in Mandarin watched by millions

Jake ‘Boaster’ Howlett is not only capturing the minds of Valorant fans worldwide, but he’s now winning over their hearts too, thanks to a mix of musical talent, lively personality and witty charm. The British Valorant player and team captain of Fnatic’s Valorant side, who recently reached the final of the Stage 2 Masters LAN in Iceland, was very much the face of the tournament. Whether it was his crazy post-game celebrations with the team, lively vlogs, enthusiastic face reactions when the camera panned to him or his politeness in press conferences (“first of all, thank you for the question…”), Boaster…