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The Walking Dead season 10 episode 9 review: "Confined action in dimly lit environments"

Unfortunately, for both the characters and us few remaining Walking Dead fans continuing to watch along, that means a lot of confined action in poorly lit environments.It's just a shame you can’t see much of what’s going on. ...

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Rob McElhenney reveals why his Minecraft movie fell apart

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It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia creator and star Rob McElhenney has revealed why he’s no longer making an animated Minecraft movie.Having replaced Stranger Things producer Shawn Levy, McElhenney was all set to bring the video-game juggernaut – which boasts over 90 million active players a month – to the big screen. ...

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PS5 controller patent suggests DualShock 5 will monitor your sweat and heart rate

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Another PS5 patent has surfaced, seemingly confirming that Sony's next-gen controller, the DualShock 5, can use biofeedback technology to monitor a user's heart rate and sweat secretion levels, and adjust gameplay accordingly.Read more(Image credit: Insomniac)PS5 specs – what's inside the next-generation PlayStation console? ...

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Red Dead Online's latest trend is 'vomit roping' off cliffs

Now you can add a new means of transportation to the list: vomit ropes.When you're roving across the countryside, nothing interrupts your flow like a big old cliff. ...

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Xbox Series X graphic specs revealed by Phil Spencer

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Xbox boss Phil Spencer has revealed several Xbox Series X graphics specs in a surprise blog post released today.According to Spencer, Microsoft's next-gen console will deliver 12 teraflops of graphics processing power, or "twice that of an Xbox One X and more than eight times the original Xbox One. ...

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Star Wars actor Giancarlo Esposito promises “epic lightsaber action” in The Mandalorian season 2

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Giancarlo Esposito, who is set to reprise his role as Moff Gideon in The Mandalorian season 2, has hinted that the Star Wars Disney Plus series will feature more lightsaber action later this year.” He added there will be “major, major, epic, epic lightsaber action happening on this show. ...

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New Star Wars movie director has a hidden cameo in Rise of Skywalker

The writer/director is currently attached to a new Star Wars movie, and actually has prior history in a galaxy far, far away – with an impossibly hard-to-find Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker cameo.Don’t worry, you won’t have to wait until the Rise of Skywalker home release to comb through every frame to try and figure it out. ...

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Indiana Jones 5 will subvert fan expectations, hints Harrison Ford

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Harrison Ford has finally updated us on the sequel we’ve all been yearning for: Indiana Jones 5.The actor has hinted that Indy’s return won’t exactly be predictable – and compared the archaeologist's comeback to the MCU. ...

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Boston Mayor asks PlayStation to reconsider its decision to pull out of PAX East

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Following PlayStation's decision to pull out of PAX East last week due to concerns over Coronavirus, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has written to Sony executive Shuhei Yoshida, pleading with the company to reconsider its decision just days before the annual gaming expo takes place.“While we understand that you are concerned for the health and safety of your workforce," writes Walsh (via Boston Herald), "We urge you to reconsider and to learn more about the realities of this global health issue. ...

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Overwatch Experimental mode is set to drop tomorrow with triple DPS

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Overwatch devs are looking to shake things up with the first Experimental card, and the biggest way to do that is to dramatically change the role queue.That's right, heroes and omnics, we're getting triple damage. ...

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Ensure all your games are installed with these cheap external hard drive deals for PS4, Xbox One or PC

You can get the same drive for a discount in the States too, with Amazon US offering it for $119.Though you won't get the premium quality of the 'Black' hard drives above, if that bothers you. ...

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Watchmen could return for more seasons, hints statement from HBO

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HBO has announced that they are reclassifying Watchmen as a "Limited Series" rather than a "Drama Series", adding that “any possible future installments” will be labelled the same.Yes, that means a second season could be coming – and we couldn’t be more excited. ...

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Metro studio 4A Games on next-gen graphics: "We experimented a lot, and with spectacular results so far"

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Metro developer 4A Games briefly discussed its ambitions for next-gen graphics in a recent interview with Digital Foundry, and after the visual splendor of Metro Exodus, any graphics tease from 4A Games is mighty tantalizing.The focus is on ray tracing here, which is basically a lighting technique that enables GPUs to better display and account for light direction and reflection. ...

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Play the Animal Crossing: New Horizons PAX East demo and get a special Tom Nook tote bag

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons is bringing a slice of island life to PAX East.If you're headed to the show in Boston from February 27 to March 1, you can check it all out on the convention floor at Nintendo's booth No. ...

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Pokemon Sword and Shield Junior Championship winner is both adorable and cooler than all of us

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The Pokemon Sword and Shield Oceania International Championships has given us the best esports player of all time: 7-year-old Simone Lim.But Lim believed she was the very best, and proved it, reading Miranda-Radbord like a book and prevailing, despite being down one Pokemon to his two. ...

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Halo Infinite will be on Xbox Game Pass at launch

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Halo Infinite will be available on Xbox Game Pass when it launches later this year, Xbox boss Phil Spencer confirmed in a new blog post.Note that while we know Halo Infinite will be released on PC (for Windows 10), it's unclear whether it will be in the Xbox Game Pass PC library or just the Xbox One library. ...

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Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox Series X version free to Xbox One owners of the game "when available"

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Those who purchase a copy of Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox One will be able to play the game on Xbox Series X for free, developer CD Projekt Red has confirmed.In response to the latest Xbox Series X specs news for Microsoft's next-gen console, The Witcher 3 studio stated in a tweet that "gamers should never be forced to purchase the same game twice or pay for upgrades. ...

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Kojima Productions cancels GDC appearance due to coronavirus

There were two highly anticipated talks centered around Death Stranding scheduled for the conference.The official announcement was made on the Kojima Productions Twitter account, with a link to the same quote posted on its blog. ...

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Obsidian’s survival game of tiny children, Grounded, has a Steam page

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Obsidian’s surprising reveal from last year was that the studio known principally for RPGs is going to release a survival game: Grounded.Like other recent big survival successes, such as Subnautica, it’s a defined experience with a definite ending and a storyline to follow. ...

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Wild siege weapon sandbox Besiege is 50% off for launch, so here are some GIFs

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After a few years in Early Access, siege weapon playground Besiege released this week to little fanfare.You can find Besiege on Steam for $5. ...

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