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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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Resident Evil-inspired outfits coming to The Division 2

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 21 January 2021 22:34 GMT A Resident Evil and Division 2 tie-in is coming. Soon, The Division 2 players will be able to dress up in Resident Evil-inspired outfits. For a limited time, The Division 2 will be hosting a cross-over event where you’ll be able to collect iconic Resident Evil outfits, weapon skins, and other cosmetics from the original Resident Evil trilogy.Capcom announced the tie-in today during its Resident Evil Village stream.The event kicks off February 2, and works similarly to other Collection Events in The Division 2. You get your first reward by simply…

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Resident Evil Village demo coming to all platforms this spring

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 21 January 2021 22:21 GMT A new Resident Evil Village demo will be released for all platforms this spring.If you are bummed that the Resident Evil Village Maiden demo is only coming to PS5, you will be pleased to know another demo is in the works. But you will have to wait until spring to try it.Capcom announced during its stream this evening that a new demo would be released and that it would come to all platforms.Until then, PS5 players can try the demo currently available. It stars a different character from the main game’s…

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Resident Evil RE: Verse is a multiplayer shooter free with every Resident Evil Village copy

By Sherif Saed, Thursday, 21 January 2021 22:19 GMT RE: Verse is a bonus game that celebrates Resident Evil’s history.As part of today’s Resident Evil Showcase, Capcom unveiled Resident Evil RE: Verse, a new multiplayer third-person shooter. RE: Verse is a free pack-in with every copy of Resident Evil Village.RE: Verse lets you celebrate Resident Evil’s 25-year history by letting you play as/against many of the series’ iconic heroes, villains and monsters. The gameplay shown on stream today was seemingly cut from different matches, and Capcom didn’t offer much in the way of explaining how the game actually works.RE: Verse…

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Resident Evil Village arrives in May, and it’s coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Resident Evil Village is not a next-gen-exclusive, after all.Capcom has today unveiled a tonne of new Resident Evil Village details, as promised. Not only did the livestream brings us plenty of new gameplay footage, it also came with lots of news.One of the biggest reveals was that Village will not just be released on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S as initially announced. The game is also coming to PS4, and Xbox One. As disappointing as the news might be to some, Capcom actually hinted that this may end up being the case when it said before that it’s “looking…

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Sherlock Holmes Chapter One details emerge in new video

Frogwares has answered a few questions you may have about Sherlock Holmes Chapter One.According to the studio, there are five main quests in Sherlock Holmes Chapter One that are connected through one continuous story. You can expect more than 30 side quests, some as large as the main ones. It will also take around 12 to 15 hours to beat the main story, and maybe 40 to 50 hours for the full game.The game will have a younger, 21 year old Sherlock trying to solve the death of his mother in the main quest, and he will also be investigating…

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The King of Fighters 15 trailer reveals Meitenkun for the roster

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 21 January 2021 15:03 GMT SNK has published another trailer for The King of Fighters 15, and this time the company has confirmed that the carefree and sleepy Meitenkun is returning from KOH 14.Meitenkun – who has become something of a meme amongst the series’ fans because he is always, always seen carrying a pillow – will be returning to the long-running fighting franchise in King of Fighters 15.The combatant, who uses a sort-of Drunken Fist fighting technique called Hakkyokuminminken (or ‘Eight Extremes Sleepy Fist’), first appeared in King of Fighters 14, as part of Team China. You…

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Watch the Resident Evil Showcase livestream here today

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 21 January 2021 12:10 GMT Capcom’s first Resident Evil Showcase this year is due to go live later today, and the publisher assures us it’ll feature a slew of announcements related to the iconic horror franchise.According to the company, today’s presentation will mostly focus on Resident Evil Village – we’re due to get our very first look at the gameplay of the title, and we’re promised more information about the characters, setting and tone of the game, too.Last week, Capcom published a tweet that noted the info will be presented in a new Direct-style video that will be…

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Streets of Rage 4 dev reveals stunning Mark of the Wolves concept footage

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 20:23 GMT Nothing is in development though.Developer Lizardcube has shared what a sequel to Garou: Mark of the Wolves could look like.As spotted by Kotaku, the Streets of Rage 4 studio shared a video on Twitter showing some concept art created by artists Ben Fiquet and Julian Nguyen-You. Garou: Mark of the Wolves was a 1999 fighting game from SNK and was the last entry in the Fatal Fury series. That was then absorbed into the King of Fighters franchise.It remains to be seen if Garou: Mark of the Wolves 2 is actually…

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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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Valve’s Newell feels bad for CD Projekt over Cyberpunk 2077’s troubled launch

Gaben says the studio should ignore the vitriol and focus on making the game better.The founder of PC giant Valve Gabe Newell has said that he has “a lot of sympathy” for Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt.Speaking to New Zealand publication TVNZ.com, the exec said that he felt that some aspects of the recently-launched sci-fi RPG are “just brilliant.” He went on to say that people shouldn’t throw stones at CD Projekt because what the studio has achieved is “pretty amazing.”“I have a lot of sympathy with a situation that every game developer finds themselves in,” he said.“All I know…

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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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European Commission fines Valve, Bethesda, Capcom and others €7.8 million over geo-blocking

Companies found to be in violation of anti-trust law.The European Commission has fined six publishing giants over the geo-blocking of Steam keys.In a post on its website, the EC said that it was fining Valve, as well as Bandai Namco, Capcom, Focus Home, Koch Media, and ZeniMax €7.8 million following an investigation into whether they had breached European anti-trust rules.In short, the European Commission took issue with the fact that publishers could set keys for Steam to only be activated in certain countries. This goes against the concept of the European Digital Single Market.Of the publishers fined, Valve was the…

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Nvidia Shield now supports PS5 and Xbox Series X/S controllers

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 13:39 GMT And it’s easy to connect your gamepads to the streaming box.You can now use your PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S gamepads with Nvidia’s Shield streaming box.In a post on the hardware’s website, Nvidia wrote these controllers can be used for playing games via both its GeForce Now streaming service, as well as Android releases, thanks to the new 8.2.2 software update.In order to connect the PS5’s DualSense gamepad, you have to press down both the PlayStation and Share buttons until the controller’s light pulses blue. For the new Xbox gamepad,…

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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…