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Five years after Absolute Drift, Funselektor have found themselves behind the wheel once again. This week, the minimalist driving developers released a free demo for Art of Rally, a top-down distillation of the (objectively best) motorsport that takes Absolute Drift’s textureless powerslides and lets them loose on delightfully toy-like Nordic forest tracks. A car is
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In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Nier series of games, Square Enix today announced an upgraded version of Nier Replicant (the original Japanese PlayStation 3 release) is heading to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. The port is being developed in conjunction with Toylogic and is spearheaded by director Yoko Taro and producer Yosuke Saito. Square Enix also revealed
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Oh, to float above the battlefield on a balsa-wood centipede. On many levels, survival MMO Last Oasis is nothing new – a world where humanity is back at the beginning, feuding tribes fighting over scarce resources. Only, Last Oasis imagines a world where the sole survivors of a devastating meteor-strike are artisan woodcarvers, fighting on
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Nintendo released a surprise Nintendo Direct presentation offering a shotgun blast of details for various Switch games. Apart from 2K’s Switch collections for Borderlands, XCOM 2, and BioShock, and a release date for the Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition (May 29), the presentation also dropped a variety of news on a bevy of titles. Super Smash
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During today’s Nintendo Direct Mini, Square Enix and Nintendo showed off a lengthy trailer for Bravely Default II (which you can see above). The trailer details the journey ahead, which begins with a character named Seth washing ashore on the continent of Excillant, which is occupied by five kingdoms. Seth, a sailor, is one of
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During today’s unexpected Nintendo Direct Mini, 2K Games announced collections for Borderlands, BioShock, and XCOM 2 are all coming to Switch on May 29. The Borderlands Legendary Collection consists of Borderlands, Borderlands 2, and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. Borderlands 3 is not included or on Switch yet. BioShock: The Collection, which was aleady revealed, contains BioShock
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For a few years, VR seemed like a peripheral, literally and figuratively. Now that Half-Life: Alyx is front and center in our minds, folks are collectively adjusting to getting their heads around the biggest VR release—what—ever? In Alyx’s first update, Valve have now added a new way to control turning your head, which is apparently
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Hey, you, have you been sleeping on our favourite game of last year because you didn’t want to shop at the Epic Games Store? Friendo, you can now set a date for your adventure into Outer Wilds: June 18th. That’s the Steam release date for the fascinating sci-fi puzzle sandbox, publishers Annapurna announced today. Outer
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Update: In a recent clarification on the original PlayStation Blog post, Sony noted that the number of PS4 games expected to be supported through backward compatibility is much higher than PS5 lead system architect Mark Cerny’s initial comments made it appear. “We believe that the overwhelming majority of the 4,000+ PS4 titles will be playable on PS5,”
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Knife-only runs have been a staple of Capcom’s community since the original Resident Evil on PlayStation. During these playthroughs, fans challenge themselves to complete various Resident Evil games using only the knife as their offensive weapon – no guns allowed. A successful knife run is challenging and requires an intimate knowledge of the Resident Evil game
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Wondering whether the latest in a long line of Panzer General descendants is worth 405 Botswana Pula or, to put it in terms easier to grasp, 4041 Albanian Lek? Me too. I should know by next Friday, assuming I can drag myself away from the quartet of WW2 wargames I’ve been using as wallet-kind appetite
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In a rare interview, Gabe Newell has said he’s been spending “a lot of time” looking into brain-computer interfaces. “The Matrix is a lot closer than people think”, he says, and it’s going to be “an extinction-level event for every entertainment form that’s not thinking about this.” He also talks about Half-life: Alyx, his fondness
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As people quarantine themselves during the pandemic, video games, movies, and TV are proving to be a great way to pass the time. For me, Overwatch is always a good game to turn to. The game is currently in the middle of its Archives event, which brings back co-op and delivers new skins, but something
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Capcom has announced two separate chances for you to get your hands on Resident Evil 3 before it comes out on April 3 (PS4, Xbox One, and PC). The game’s demo – featuring Jill Valentine, Carlos Oliveira, and a terrifying Nemesis – is out this Thursday, March 19 (12 a.m. Eastern on Xbox One and 1
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Click-click-click-click-clicking action-RPG Wolcen: Lords Of Mayhem made a big splash when it launched in February but has struggled with technical problems from the start, suffering all sorts of bugs, crashes, and server issues. While the makers, Wolcen Studio, have been slapping on patches, it’s still in a sorry state. Now they say they will prioritise
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