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Month: September 2021

Fight As Crab Tanks And Ink Ninjas With These New Splatoon 3 Special Weapons

Fight As Crab Tanks And Ink Ninjas With These New Splatoon 3 Special Weapons

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Splatoon 3 made a splat during last week’s Nintendo Direct, reaffirming its release next year while giving a peek at the campaign with the return of mammals to the world. Nintendo is keeping the information momentum flowing on Twitter with some new screenshots and details about two new special weapons to use in battle. First is the Crab Tank, an armored walking tank that allows for added mobility and defense while doling out ink sprays against the opposing team. Here’s Nintendo’s description of the new weapon: This is the Crab Tank! When piloting this multi-legged vehicle, you can attack with a powerful rapid-fire gun and a cannon with a wide blast area. You can also turn into a ball to move around faster than crab walking. This special weapon turns an Inkling into a shadowy w...
New Sherlock Holmes Chapter One Trailer Shows Sherlock’s Quick Thinking In Combat

New Sherlock Holmes Chapter One Trailer Shows Sherlock’s Quick Thinking In Combat

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Sherlock Holmes doesn’t get by on his keen observation skill and his wits alone. As evidenced in the new trailer for Sherlock Holmes Chapter One, the world-famous detective has to take a more physical approach at times to escape a hairy situation with his life intact. Sherlock may not always resort to violence, but he’s a capable combatant at his formative age in Chapter One. Using his well-trained eyes and incredible perceptive skills, you can slow time in combat to pinpoint enemy weaknesses and environmental hazards that can be useful against enemies in a fight. Every hit hurts this young Sherlock a lot, so utilizing every dip, dodge, and dirty trick like his powder-spewing snuffbox is critical to surviving encounters. While you can put your dukes up against enemies, sometimes ...
Rosario Dawson Joins The Cast Of Dying Light 2 Stay Human

Rosario Dawson Joins The Cast Of Dying Light 2 Stay Human

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Click to watch embedded media Dying Light 2 Stay Human’s release early next year is creeping ever closer, and every month that passes, we get more details about the game through developer Techland’s Dying 2 Know video series. In today’s episode, we get a closer look at parts of The City players will traverse, and a peek at recording the score at Abby Road Studios. But Techland left one surprise at the end of the video, introducing an important new character in Dying Light 2. Lawan is that new character played by the one and only Rosario Dawson (The Mandalorian, Ahsoka, Daredevil, Sin City). Dawson describes Lawan as “a warrior of sorts. A very tough woman who is fighting her past and looking to seek revenge on the people who wronged her.” ...
Sony Has Acquired Demon’s Souls Remake Studio Bluepoint Games

Sony Has Acquired Demon’s Souls Remake Studio Bluepoint Games

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After years of making critically acclaimed remakes of PlayStation exclusives, Sony has finally brought Bluepoint Games officially into the PlayStation family. Announcing the acquisition on the PlayStation Blog accompanied by an announcement video on Twitter, Head of PlayStation Studios Hermen Hulst welcomed the new studio.  “With each of its projects, Bluepoint has raised the bar on console-defining visuals and gameplay, and the studio’s vast expertise in world building and character creation will be a huge plus for future PlayStation Studios properties,” Hulst said in the blog post about what Bluepoint brings to Sony’s portfolio.  Introducing the next member of the PlayStation Studios family… pic.twitter.com/mRDLD5KwDM — PlayStation (@PlayStation) September 30, 2021 Bluepoi...
The Game Awards 2021 Returns As A Live Event This December

The Game Awards 2021 Returns As A Live Event This December

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The annual Game Awards hosted by Geoff Keighley returns as an in-person live event on Thursday, December 9. The event will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and will be live-streamed for free across over 40 streaming and social platforms. Last year's event was an online-only affair that, despite the limitations, managed to garner record-breaking viewership.  Details are still scarce about who or what will be at the show other than the return of The Game Awards Orchestra. Expect plenty of world premieres of new titles, musical performances, and as well as free playable demos for upcoming titles. For you streamers, The Game Awards fully supports co-streaming. Given that we’re still in a pandemic, additional health and safety protocols will be shared in the coming weeks...
Here’s The Bullet-Riddled First Look At Gungrave G.O.R.E.’s Gameplay

Here’s The Bullet-Riddled First Look At Gungrave G.O.R.E.’s Gameplay

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As Tokyo Game Show takes off today, publisher Prime Matter pulled the curtain back on the first gameplay footage for Gungrave G.O.R.E. The sequel to the dormant Gungrave franchise has been in the works for some time, and if today’s video is any indication, its bloody brand of over-the-top action seems to be coming along quite nicely. The trailer below provides an extended look at the previously shown cinematic trailer, revealing new scenes before transitioning into footage of anti-hero Grave doing what he does best. That is, mowing down undead targets using his twin pistols and weaponized transforming coffin. Gungrave G.O.R.E. looks absurdly frenetic, which likely couldn’t make fans happier.   Click here to watch embedded media Prime Matter also announced that former Platinum G...
Monster Hunter Rise Is Getting Big Doses Of Ghost ‘N Goblins And Sonic The Hedgehog

Monster Hunter Rise Is Getting Big Doses Of Ghost ‘N Goblins And Sonic The Hedgehog

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Monster Hunter Rise is about to get spookier before going supersonic. Capcom announced during its Tokyo Game Show Monster Hunter Spotlight that two new collaborations are in the works, first with Ghost ‘N Goblins: Resurrection and then Sonic the Hedgehog.  On October 29, hunters will soon have the materials to create layered armor based on Ghost ‘N Goblin’s hero, Arthur. Besides making your hunter resemble the chivalrous knight, the special event features music from the game, including the classic theme song. Sometime after that, Sonic the Hedgehog celebrates its 30th anniversary in style by crossing over into Monster Hunter. While it’s not...
Monster Hunter Rise Comes To Steam In January With New Features And Enhancements

Monster Hunter Rise Comes To Steam In January With New Features And Enhancements

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Monster Hunter Rise finally rides to PC via Steam on January 12. The port takes advantage of its powerful new home with a host of graphical and performance improvements to make it the best version of the best-selling Switch title. Rise on PC features 4K resolution graphics, an ultrawide display option, and an improved framerate. Gameplay has been optimized for mouse and keyboard and even includes voice chat, making multiplayer sessions a lot more sociable. The PC port also bundles every piece of DLC to have arrived on the Switch version up to the end of November, which would include collaboration goodies such as the upcoming Ghost ‘N Goblins event. Don’t want to wait until January? Capcom announced a Steam demo for the game launches on October 13, giving PC-centric Monster Hunter...
New Deadmau5 Music Video Made By Game Designers Around The World

New Deadmau5 Music Video Made By Game Designers Around The World

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In August, we interviewed renowned electronic artist Joel “Deadmau5” Zimmerman about his upcoming project in Core, a creative space where designers can make their own video game experiences with an emphasis on multiplayer interactivity. Called Oberhalsi, the multiplayer world is slated to be a place where listeners can discover new music, interact with one another, and play games. To celebrate Oberhalso – and in collaboration with a number of game designers/fans – over 130 dystopic virtual worlds were created for the music video of the hit single “When The Summer Dies.” The top ten selections from around the globe were ultimately chosen to be showcased as backdrops for the song. You can watch the video below. Click here to watch embedded media “I’ve been experimenting with the c...
New Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Details Revealed At TGS 2021

New Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Details Revealed At TGS 2021

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Capcom’s Tokyo Game Show presentation this morning was all about Monster Hunter, showcasing new additions coming to existing games like Monster Hunter Stories 2 and Monster Hunter Rise. However, all eyes were on the significant expansion for Rise next summer, Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak. The Sunbreak segment introduced us to Director Yoshitake Suzuki, who has been simultaneously leading the development of the upcoming expansion and the updates for Rise since release. He introduced the new mystery monster from the Sunbreak trailer as a new Elder Dragon called Malzeno, but that’s all the information the devs were willing to spill on the headlining wyvern. We were also treated with additional information on Sunbreak and what players can expect when venturing into its content. Suzu...