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The main character cuddling a cat in Rise of the Ronin
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16% of Rise of the Ronin Players Hugged Every Cat

Sony has released a set of statistics showing how players engaged with Rise of the Ronin's various activities, and the game's cat quest has proven surprisingly (or perhaps completely unsurprisingly)…

July 24, 2024 | 11:46 EDT

Samurai Jack in Multiversus standing crouched with one lag forward, and his sword extended behind him
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Multiversus Developer, Player First Games, Bought By Warner Bros. Discovery

Fresh out of Evo, Warner Bros. announced that they have acquired the developer of platform fighter Multiversus for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition of Player First Games fits WB Games'…

July 22, 2024 | 02:38 EDT

Artwork for Orcs Must Die! Deathtrap, depicting various characters standing around an explosion
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Orcs Must Die! Deathtrap Catapults Onto PC and Xbox Series X|S Next Year

Robot Entertainment has announced a new installment in its Orcs Must Die! series. Orcs Must Die! Deathtrap will offer four-player co-op, specialized classes, and improved combat, and it's due to…

July 17, 2024 | 11:05 EDT

A xenomorph roaring in Aliens: Fireteam Elite, which is apparently getting a sequel in the form of Aliens: Fireteam Elite 2
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Aliens: Fireteam Elite 2 Seemingly Leaked, Coming in 2025

A new leak appears to have confirmed the existence of Aliens: Fireteam Elite 2, a followup to the 2021 squad-based third-person shooter. If the leak is correct, the game is set to launch sometime…

July 15, 2024 | 09:11 EDT

Key art for Genshin Impact Version 4.8 depicting several smiling characters
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Genshin Impact Version 4.8 Release Date and New Info Revealed

HoYoverse has revealed the Genshin Impact Version 4.8 release date, and the new update is bringing a new summer map to enjoy, as well as a new character and much more, later this month. Arriving on…

July 5, 2024 | 10:25 EDT

The main character hiding against a wall in Spy Drops
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Spy Drops Is Randomly-Generated Metal Gear Solid for the Modern Era

Rainy Frog and solo developer Rainy Night Creations have announced Spy Drops, a 3D stealth-action roguelite very heavily inspired by late-90s stealth classics like Metal Gear Solid and Syphon Filter…

July 3, 2024 | 08:34 EDT

A close-up of Optimus Prime in Transformers: Galactic Trials
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Transformers: Galactic Trials Is an Action-Racing Roguelite Coming This Fall

Hasbro and publisher Outright Games have announced Transformers: Galactic Trials, a new action-roguelite with racing elements that takes place in - you guessed it - the Transformers universe.…

July 2, 2024 | 09:54 EDT

A close-up of Frank West's face in Dead Rising Deluxe Remaster
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Dead Rising Deluxe Remaster Release Date and Gameplay Info Revealed

Capcom has announced the Dead Rising Deluxe Remaster release date, as well as some new details regarding what sort of gameplay improvements and tweaks we can expect. Dead Rising Deluxe Remaster was…

July 2, 2024 | 09:10 EDT

Artwork for Naraka: Bladepoint, The Witcher, and Tomb Raider side by side
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Naraka: Bladepoint Is Getting Witcher and Tomb Raider Crossovers

24 Entertainment and publisher NetEase have announced that Naraka: Bladepoint is getting three new high-profile collaborations to celebrate its third anniversary, as well as a new map, a new weapon…

June 26, 2024 | 08:55 EDT

A plane flying in War Thunder
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War Thunder Devs Apologize for Using Challenger Explosion in Key Art

War Thunder developer Gaijin Entertainment has apologized after players spotted that the studio had used a shot of the explosion from the Challenger disaster in a piece of artwork for the free-to-…

June 24, 2024 | 09:33 EDT

A gladiator in We Who Are About to Die
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Gladiator Sim We Who Are About to Die Gets Biggest Update "By a Lot"

Gladiator sim We Who Are About to Die has received a massive new update, which developer Jordy Lakiere says is the game's biggest update yet "by a lot". The Spectacles update has been "over six…

June 20, 2024 | 11:12 EDT

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Rusty Rabbit

Rusty Rabbit is an action adventure game with Metroidvania elements. Lore is created by one of anime's most prolific creators, Gen Urobuchi. He is known as the mind behind Psycho-Pass, Puella Magi…

June 14, 2024 | 08:03 EDT

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The Lore Behind Rusty Rabbit is Absolutely Nuts

Rusty Rabbit appears to be an ordinary platformer on the surface, but dig just a little deeper and you'll find that this game has lore created by one of anime's most celebrated creators. Gen Urobuchi…

June 16, 2024 | 01:57 EDT

A man with white hair blocking the sword attack of a woman with his sword.
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Phantom Blade Zero Preview - A Blast of Fast-Paced Action

Phantom Blade Zero first appeared last year during PlayStation's State of Play with a super flashy trailer. That continued again this year, with another trailer to end the Summer Game Fest stream.…

June 12, 2024 | 09:00 EDT

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Hyper Light Breaker Preview - Your Next Roguelite Addiction

Hyper Light Drifter is a bona fide indie legend, so to have a successor to such a title, well, let's just say the upcoming Hyper Light Breaker has a lot to live up to. Though it's a departure from…

June 11, 2024 | 10:00 EDT

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FABLE (2025)

21 years after the release of the original Fable Game (and 11 after Fable Anniversary) we're returning to the world of Albion. Once again, you'll take on the role of a Hero, with choices set in front…

June 10, 2024 | 08:16 EDT

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Assassin’s Creed Shadow’s Dual Protagonists Open Up a World of Possibilities

With over a dozen Assassin's Creed games released, it's crazy to think we're just now getting to see Ubisoft's take on the Land of the Rising Sun. It's fitting, then, that Assassin's Creed Shadows, …

June 10, 2024 | 04:05 EDT

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Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess is a Strange, Beautiful Twist of Genres

Capcom, though more well-known for its monolithic franchises such as Monster Hunter and Devil May Cry, infrequently pivots and creates something entirely new -- something experimental. Kunitsu-Gami:…

June 11, 2024 | 11:00 EDT

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Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic Remake (KOTOR Remake)

For many years, Star Wars fans have clamored for a Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic remake. While the game has been announced as in development, it's also been a troubled development, with…

June 7, 2024 | 11:59 EDT

Mechs flying through a city in Mecha Break
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Multiplayer Mech Game Mecha Break Reveals Iconic Mecha Artists and Beta Window

Mecha Break developer Amazing Seasun has announced that some truly iconic mech designers have contributed designs to its game, and if you want to try out that game, you'll soon get a chance to do so…

June 7, 2024 | 05:40 EDT

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Anger Foot's Twisted World is a Frenetic, Wild Ride

With a name like Anger Foot, that's a game that wears its heart on its sleeve. This is one wacky game all about kicking baddies through the mean streets of Shit City. You're on a quest to steal back…

May 31, 2024 | 12:00 EDT

Key art for Genshin Impact version 4.7, which depicts the two Travelers on a hillside
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Genshin Impact Version 4.7 Release Date Set for Next Month

HoYoverse has announced the Genshin Impact Version 4.7 release date, with a new Challenge Domain, new playable characters, and much more arriving in June. Otherwise known as "An Everlasting Dream…

May 24, 2024 | 10:42 EDT

Sora looking up in one of the Kingdom Hearts games, which are coming to Steam soon
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Kingdom Hearts Steam Releases Confirmed for Next Month

Square Enix has revealed that the Kingdom Hearts series is making its way to Steam next month, marking the first time it's been available outside of the Epic Games Store on PC. In a blog post…

May 21, 2024 | 07:48 EDT

Senua looking pained in Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2
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Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 Accessibility Options Revealed Ahead of Launch

Ninja Theory has revealed what kind of accessibility options you can expect from Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 when the long-awaited action-adventure sequel launches tomorrow. The seven-year wait for …

May 20, 2024 | 11:36 EDT

Jason Voorhees and Agent Smith in MultiVersus
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MultiVersus Reveals Jason Voorhees and Agent Smith in New Trailer

Warner Bros' crossover platform fighter MultiVersus has gained two more characters, and they're both iconic movie villains who should send a shiver up the spine of even the most stalwart hero. In a…

May 20, 2024 | 09:41 EDT

A vampiric monster lifting his arm up in V Rising
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V Rising PS5 Release Date Revealed for Next Month

Stunlock Studios has announced the V Rising PS5 release date, with the much-feted vampiric survival game landing on Sony's console next month. After launching in Early Access all the way back in May…

May 20, 2024 | 08:46 EDT

Senua facing off against an enemy in combat in Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2
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Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 Global Launch Timings Revealed

Ninja Theory has revealed the global release timings for upcoming narrative-based action-adventure game Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2, and every region is getting the game on the same day. Rejoice!…

May 15, 2024 | 08:32 EDT

Chai throwing up the rock horns in Hi-Fi Rush
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Hi-Fi Rush Is Being Review Bombed, but It’s Not What You Think

A Hi-Fi Rush review bomb is underway, but for once, it's not the negative kind of review bomb. Instead, players are flocking to the game's Steam page to show their love. Earlier this week, Microsoft…

May 10, 2024 | 10:10 EDT

Melinoe reflecting in Hades 2
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Hades 2 Resources Guide | Collection & Farming Tips

Resources in any game are going to be important, and that’s no different for roguelite Hades 2. The different things you can find while exploring both the Underworld and the Surface are important for…

May 12, 2024 | 09:59 EDT

A vampiric figure with pages swirling around her in V Rising
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V Rising 1.0 Patch Notes Revealed as Full Release Finally Arrives

V Rising 1.0 is finally here, and as you can probably expect, a pretty hefty set of patch notes for the update has also been released. Stunlock's vampire survival game launched earlier today, having…

May 8, 2024 | 08:55 EDT

A vampire about to launch an arrow from atop a steed in V Rising
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V Rising 1.0 Global Launch Timings Revealed Ahead of Tomorrow's Release

Stunlock Studios has announced the global launch timings for the upcoming V Rising 1.0 update, and it looks like no regions will be waiting until May 9th to play. Back in March, it was revealed that…

May 7, 2024 | 11:15 EDT

Official artwork for Hades 2 depicting its protagonist and the game's logo
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Hades 2 Is Out Now on Steam Early Access

Supergiant Games has surprise-released Hades 2 via Steam Early Access. That's right - the game is out right now. Hades 2 was first announced back in 2022, and an Early Access release window for the…

May 6, 2024 | 01:20 EDT

A screenshot from Hades II, showing Melinoe outside a venue for a musical performance.
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You Have to See This Hades II Boss Fight

With Hades II now available in Early Access, my colleagues have been tucking into Supergiant Games' first sequel. But while some were coming to terms with new weapons, boons, and some new crafting…

May 6, 2024 | 05:10 EDT

The player reloading a weapon in Fallout: New Vegas
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Fallout: New Vegas Gun Animation Revamped in New Mod Pack

Have you ever found yourself playing Fallout: New Vegas and wishing the guns had a little more oomph to them in the animation department? If so, there's a new mod in town that's very much for you.…

May 6, 2024 | 11:47 EDT

Senua looking at the camera in Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2
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Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 PC System Requirements Revealed

Ninja Theory has announced the Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 PC requirements, so we now know what kind of a machine you'll need to run the game. As you can probably imagine if you've seen any of the…

May 3, 2024 | 11:25 EDT

A vampire holding their hand out towards a book in V Rising
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V Rising Difficulty Levels and More Detailed Ahead of Launch

Stunlock Studios has released a new dev diary ahead of next week's V Rising 1.0 launch, detailing what you can expect from the game's new difficulty modes, as well as what will happen regarding…

May 3, 2024 | 10:13 EDT

Kril holding a healing heart in Another Crab's Treasure
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Another Crab's Treasure Sales Top 150k as Devs Promise to Fix Bugs

Developer and publisher Aggro Crab has announced that Another Crab's Treasure sales have hit a major milestone, and the studio has also shared its plans for the game going forward. In a post on…

May 3, 2024 | 09:01 EDT

A close-up of Sarah in Starfield
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Biggest Starfield Update Since Launch Brings Map Improvements and More Later This Month

Bethesda has announced the release date for the upcoming Starfield update 1.11.33, which the studio describes as the game's largest update since it launched last year. The update arrives today via…

May 1, 2024 | 11:42 EDT

A stained-glass window-style image showing a dragon and the hero in Dragon's Dogma 2, which has topped Circana's sales data for March 2024
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Dragon's Dogma 2 Tops Circana's US Sales Data for March 2024

Sales analysis group Circana has released its monthly gaming industry sales data, and Capcom's open-world RPG Dragon's Dogma 2 has done pretty well for itself. After Helldivers 2 topped February's…

May 1, 2024 | 10:44 EDT

Ryoma Sakamoto in Rise of the Ronin
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Rise of the Ronin Sales "Surpassing" Nioh Series, Koei Tecmo Reveals

Koei Tecmo has released its financial statement for the fiscal year ending in March 2024, and it contains an interesting nugget of information regarding recently-released open-world action RPG Rise…

April 30, 2024 | 08:56 EDT

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No Rest for the Wicked has the Bones of a Great Game

My thoughts and feelings for No Rest for the Wicked are complicated, and I'm most certainly conflicted by it all. By all means, this is a game made for me: Dark fantasy? Check. Soulslike? Check.…

April 26, 2024 | 02:20 EDT

A female character (possibly Eve, but I'm not sure) from Stellar Blade
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Stellar Blade New Game Plus Mode Confirmed for Launch, Details Revealed

Shift Up has announced that a Stellar Blade New Game Plus mode will be available in the game at launch, allowing you to continue your journey after the credits have rolled. In a new PlayStation Blog…

April 25, 2024 | 10:29 EDT

A close-up of a character's face looking angry in No Rest for the Wicked
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No Rest for the Wicked CEO Praises Early Access, Calls on Sony and Nintendo to Embrace It

Thomas Mahler, the CEO of No Rest for the Wicked developer Moon Studios, has come out swinging in favor of Early Access, describing it as "one of the best decisions" his studio ever made. In a…

April 24, 2024 | 09:58 EDT

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Hades II

Hades II is the first ever (yes, you read that right) sequel by Supergiant Games, and a followup to the highly lauded roguelike Hades. While you're returning to the underworld once again you won't be…

April 22, 2024 | 04:25 EDT

Promo image of Melinoe from Hades II, standing in a black void surrounded by magical glyphs in dark green flame.
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Hades II Is A Brilliant Step Forward For Supergiant Games' First Sequel

How do you improve on what came before? That is a question Supergiant Games never had to answer before Hades II. It is a testament to the studio's diverse portfolio of work and their emphasis on…

April 23, 2024 | 09:17 EDT

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Stellar Blade Review - Mother Sphere Knows Best

Imagine, if you will, the Mount Rushmore of character action game heroes. If it were up to me, we'd have 2B from NieR: Automata, Dante from Devil May Cry, and Raiden from Metal Gear as the first…

April 24, 2024 | 10:00 EDT

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Dragon's Dogma 2 Update Will Nerf Dragonsplague and Make Pawns Smarter This Month

Capcom has announced a new Dragon's Dogma 2 update for later this month, and it's bringing what many would consider some much-needed relief for those suffering from Dragonsplague. If you're lucky…

April 19, 2024 | 10:48 EDT

The key art for Another Crab's Treasure, which shows protagonist Kril holding his fork
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Another Crab's Treasure Review - Crab Battle

I'd like to start this Another Crab's Treasure review with an admission: I didn't know things were so brutal under the sea. Did you know crabs are literally killing each other down there with…

April 24, 2024 | 12:00 EDT