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The Ascent developers working to bring DLSS to PC version on Game Pass

By Stephany Nunneley 31 July 2021 21:09 GMT Apparently, the Steam version of The Ascent and the PC version available through Game Pass are not the same.This is according to players of The Ascent on PC that noticed the Game Pass version does not support Nvidia’s DLSS and that ray tracing doesn’t work. Watch on YouTubeSeems Neon Giant is on the case though, as it has stated it is working to bring the two versions to parity.“It is being looked at, with the intent of fixing it/bringing it to parity with Steam across the board,” said studio co-founder Tor Frick…

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Beware of Halo: Infinite spoilers floating around the Internet

By Stephany Nunneley 31 July 2021 15:35 GMT Looks like there are some Halo: Infinite spoilers out in the wild.The first technical test for Halo: Infinite multiplayer is live for Halo Insiders, and along with being able to play against bots, something else was included in the test – something 343 Industries didn’t mean to include.Watch on YouTubeThat something is files related to the game’s campaign. But, of course, the files have been leaked online by data miners along with other information inadvertently included in the tech preview (thanks, Neowin). According to the game’s project lead Joseph Staten, these files…

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Life is Strange: True Colors trailer introduces you to the town of Haven Springs

By Stephany Nunneley 30 July 2021 19:21 GMT A new trailer for Life is Strange: True Colors has been released by Square Enix and developer Deck Nine Games.The new Life is Strange: True Colors trailer is called Welcome to Haven Springs. Narrated by the character Steph Gingrich, it basically introduces you to the town in which the game takes place.Watch on YouTubeIn the game, Alex Chen has the power of empathy, which she considers a curse. With this power, she is able to experience, absorb, and manipulate the emotions of others. When her brother dies in a so-called accident, she…

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Forza Motorsport 7 will reach End of Life status on September 15

By Stephany Nunneley 29 July 2021 20:15 GMT In September, Forza Motorsport 7 will reach End of Life status which means it will no longer be made available for purchase through the Microsoft Store.This means that Forza Motorsport 7 will not only no longer be made available for purchase digitally, but the same goes for its DLC come September 15.Watch on YouTubePlayers who already own the game will still be able to download and play it and the associated content as normal.Features like multiplayer and online services for the 2017 game will still be accessible for those who own it.Microsoft…

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Here’s an early look at some Forza Horizon 5 gameplay footage

By Dom Peppiatt 27 July 2021 11:07 GMT Developer Playground Games debuted some new footage of its latest game, Forza Horizon 5, showing off what races will look like in its new Mexican setting.If you’ve been curious about Forza Horizon 5, and what Playground Games is cooking up for us in the game’s new home of Mexico, wonder no longer: a new dedicated developer video has been made live, and it shows off a couple of the game’s biomes as well as a full race (there will be 11 biomes in total).In the latest episode of Forza’s YouTube show, Let’s…

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Season 15 of Destiny 2 will see a change made to the transmog system

By Stephany Nunneley 24 July 2021 20:55 GMT Bungie says it has been monitoring reception and behavior around Destiny 2’s transmog system and states it will perform a minor update around the system’s currencies. According to the developer, at the start of Season 15 in Destiny 2, it will deprecate the passively-earned currency Synthstrand, which players use to purchase transmog – known as Armor Synthesis – bounties from Ada-1. Watch on YouTubeIn its place, the bounties will be purchasable for 10,000 Glimmer instead. The hope is that the change reduces the time needed to earn 10 Synthweave tokens per class…

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First Halo: Infinite multiplayer technical test could happen “as soon as next weekend”

By Stephany Nunneley 24 July 2021 17:05 GMT The first Halo Infinite multiplayer technical flight is coming soon, and 343 Industries has outlined what to expect.In the latest Inside Infinite update, 343 went over what players of the Halo: Infinite technical flight will be testing.Watch on YouTubeAccording to the developers, the technical preview will focus on testing the Halo Waypoint companion for mobile and web, and you will also be testing the menu navigation for the Battle Pass UI, challenges, and customization.Insiders will also test multiplayer bots in the Bot Arena playlist, which puts 4 players against 4 Bots on…

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Apex Legends: Emergence brings Ranked Arenas to the game on August 3

By Stephany Nunneley 22 July 2021 20:00 GMT During EA Play Live 2021, Respawn and EA revealed that Apex Legends: Emergence, the next major update for the game, will launch next month.To get you pumped for it, a new Apex Legends trailer was released and provides a look at the new Legend, Seer. The video also includes a look at the latest weapon making its way into the game as well as the “chaos” it and Seer will bring to the arena. Watch on YouTubeThe video also gives you a first look at Seer’s abilities and how he offers a…

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LinkedIn page suggests Gears of War studio The Coalition is working on a new IP

By Dom Peppiatt 18 July 2021 13:28 GMT The Coalition, the Xbox Games Studio known for developing the modern Gears of War titles, appears to be working on a new IP, a LinkedIn page has suggested.The LinkedIn profile of one of the studio’s level designers seems to reveal that the company has been working on an unannounced “new IP” for the last six months. The page was later edited and the listing removed.The LinkedIn page was initially spotted by Klobrille, who has a good track record at picking game development stories up and posting them to Twitter.We already know that…

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Rainbow Six Extraction delayed to 2022, Rider’s Republic delayed to October

By Stephany Nunneley 16 July 2021 17:54 GMT Ubisoft has delayed two of its games. Rainbow Six Extraction and Rider’s Republic have both been delayed by Ubisoft. Watch on YouTubePlanned for a September 16 release, the next Rainbow Six will instead be released in January 2022. “Our ambition with Rainbow Six Extraction is to deliver a full-fledged AAA experience that changes the way you play and think about cooperative games,” said Ubisoft in a statement. “With unique features like Missing In Action or The Sprawl, every mission is set to be a tense and challenging experience in which you’ll lead…

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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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This week’s Black Ops Cold War update added PS5 DualSense Controller support for PC

By Stephany Nunneley 15 July 2021 21:17 GMT Those who own a PS5 DulSense should know Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War now supports the controller on PC.The Season 4 Reloaded update for Black Ops Cold War stealthily added DualSense support on PC today, though the feature wasn’t included in the patch notes, apparently.Watch on YouTubeWith the controller, the game now also supports haptics, but, should you not be interested in trigger haptics, you can turn them off in the game’s setting under the “Controller” tab (thanks, reddit [1] [2]).Today’s update also includes the 6v6 map Rush, new weapons, new multiplayer…

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EGX: Rezzed – Join us this evening for a Martha is Dead developer walkthrough

By Stephany Nunneley 15 July 2021 20:12 GMT EGX Rezzed is going on right now, and VG247 is hosting a panel this evening with Martha is Dead developer LKA.Join us this evening at 2pm PT, 5pm ET, 10pm UK for a walkthrough of Martha is Dead where we will be joined by the game’s developer LKA.Watch on YouTubeThe first-person psychological thriller is slated to be released this year on PC, PlayStation 5, and the Xbox family of devices.Developed by the folks that brought you The Town of Light, the game takes place in the Italian countryside where Allied and Axis…

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Dirt 5 players can expect some new content next week

Dirt 5 players can expect some new content coming next week on July 20.Additional cars, tracks, events, and more Playgrounds options are coming to Dirt 5. Watch on YouTubeIt’s all part of the Super Size Content Pack, Update 5.00, and the Parts Unknown Playgrounds Update.The first of the new free circuits to be added to the game will be Sao Conrado and Rio Seafront, Brazil. Both have slightly different layouts perfect for off-road machines. These tracks, and their reverse variants, are available in Arcade mode with all customizable weather conditions. Both are used for multiple events in the new Career…

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Hunt: Showdown is getting a new map and it’s out now on the test servers

By Stephany Nunneley 10 July 2021 18:20 GMT Crytek has released a new map available on the PC test servers for Hunt: Showdown. The new map called DeSalle will feature new experiences and challenges for Hunt: Showdown players.DeSalle is the first map to be released for the game in three years and expands the roster to three, joining Still Water Bayou and Lawson Delta.The map features an autumnal theme where you will be hunting clues, monsters, each other, and new Miner Grunt enemies equipped with helmet lights.It also has 16 new areas of urban sprawl of two Wild West towns…