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The biggest announcements from Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase

Just ahead of the holidays, Nintendo held a showcase event focused entirely on indie games coming to the Nintendo Switch.It’ll be out sometime next year. ...

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne dev diary reveals more new monsters and Guiding Lands improvements

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With the next free update for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne due tomorrow, December 5, today Capcom released a lengthy developer diary detailing the next few weeks of content coming to the game.Another new monster was quietly teased in another segment of the video. ...

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New Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Update Arrives Tomorrow

Capcom is back with another huge update for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne.Elsewhere in the patch, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will get more Horizon Zero Dawn content later this month. ...

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PlayStation gets Guinness World record for being the best-selling home console ever

As of November 7, Sony has sold 450 million units across PS1, PS2, PS3, and PS4, leading to the certification of the console brand.We're thrilled to be certified as the best-selling home video game console brand ever, with over 450 million units sold across the original PlayStation, PS2, PS3, and PS4 as of Nov. ...

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EVE Online's Invasion World Tour finishes this weekend

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EVE Online's Invasion World Tour, which saw CCP hit the road and host a series of smaller conventions instead of the now traditional EVE Fanfest in Iceland, hits its last stop this weekend.It will quickly be followed by the launch of Invasion Chapter 2, the second part of the MMO's latest expansion. ...

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Warhammer Fantasy’s Old World is coming back

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Games Workshop has announced that they will return to the iconic Warhammer Fantasy setting, the Old World, in the coming years.However, the Old World is quite popular as the setting of the biggest Warhammer Fantasy video games—such as Total War: Warhammer 2 and Warhammer: Vermintide 2. ...

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World of Warcraft Classic winds back the clock to win the PC Game of the Year Golden Joystick 2019

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World of Warcraft Classic is The Golden Joystick PC Game of the Year for 2019.Released in August, Blizzard's old-school MMO managed to recapture its audience’s imagination in a way that PC gaming has almost never seen before. ...

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How Respawn created its own world within Star Wars for Jedi: Fallen Order

That’s particularly true in a universe with as much depth and scale as Star Wars.For the upcoming Jedi: Fallen Order, the goal was to balance an original storyline and characters with the ever-increasing scope of the broader Star Wars universe. ...

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How Respawn created its own world within Star Wars for Jedi: Fallen Order

That’s particularly true in a universe with as much depth and scale as Star Wars.For the upcoming Jedi: Fallen Order, the goal was to balance an original storyline and characters with the ever-increasing scope of the broader Star Wars universe. ...

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Death Stranding Guide: Tips On How To Walk In The Weird World

Throughout Death Stranding, you'll be delivering parcels and goods to people across North America.Considering that, we wanted to adequately explain how to manage with Death Stranding's punishing traversal systems. ...

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Rockstar North Is Hiring For Development Of A Next Gen Open-World Character Driven Game

Now current job listing on their website suggests that they're looking into the next generation very seriously, as they're currently seeking a programmer that can assist in building animation systems for a next generation open-world game.Their output has slowed during this generation: Red Dead Redemption 2 is the only completely original game that the developer has released for the PS4 and Xbox One, alongside an improved version of Grand Theft Auto V. ...

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Rockstar is hiring for a next-gen "open world character-based game" that may or may not be GTA 6

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It looks like production is ramping up on GTA 6 (or a similar but no less ambitious project) at Rockstar North - the Edinburgh-based branch of Rockstar Games that most recently led development on Red Dead Redemption 2 last year.A new job listing for an Animation Systems Programmer on Rockstar's website (via PlayStation Universe) has revealed that the company is "developing advanced animation systems for large open world character-based games", looking for new hires who can help push "the boundaries of character animation on next generation hardware. ...

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Hideo Kojima Has Been Awarded Two Guinness World Records, But Not For What You Might Expect

Hideo Kojima's latest game, Death Stranding, released last week.Over the weekend, director Hideo Kojima was awarded two Guinness World Records, but curiously neither of them directly relate to the new game--he's yet to collect an award for "first strand game", or "most babies in jars in a game". ...

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Death Stranding Guide: Tips On How To Walk In Hideo Kojima's Weird World

Throughout Death Stranding, you'll be delivering parcels and goods to people across North America.Considering that, we wanted to adequately explain how to manage with Death Stranding's punishing traversal systems. ...

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Kojima is most proud of Death Stranding's "positive" shared-world multiplayer approach

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Death Stranding creator Hideo Kojima says he's proud of "many" aspects of the game, but the one thing he's most proud of is the way it encourages a positive online multiplayer experience for players to share.Leon Hurley found Death Stranding's core gameplay loop unengaging but found a lot to love in its atmosphere, visuals, and shared world mechanics. ...

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Diablo 4 Feels Like A Demonic Destiny Thanks To Its Shared World

While Diablo helped inspire the genre of loot-chasing games that have recently arisen, for Diablo 4, it seems Blizzard is borrowing some ideas from the games that have followed it.After the announcement, Blizzard made a short demo available on the show floor, where we played about 10 minutes of Diablo 4. ...

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Check out the first pics from Super Nintendo World in Japan

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New pictures show that Super Nintendo World in Japan is rising into existence.The shots, which appear to be taken from inside the Universal Studios Japan park that Super Nintendo World will be housed in, were posted by the Twitter account @LCASTUDIOS_USJ. ...

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Fortnite F Location: Where Is Hidden F In New World Loading Screen?

There's a new collectable to find each week in Chapter 2, Season 1; here's where the first is located.The first thing you'll need to do is search the hidden F found in the New World loading screen. ...

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Blizzcon 2019: Diablo 4 Feels Like A Demonic Destiny Thanks To Its Shared World

Blizzcon 2019: Diablo 4 Feels Like A Demonic Destiny Thanks To Its Shared World



We went hands-on with Diablo 4 at Blizzcon 2019 and found it lively--and creepy.After the announcement, Blizzard made a short demo available on the show floor, where we played about 10 minutes of Diablo 4. ...

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Team Hong Kong’s unlikely journey to the Overwatch World Cup

“The Overwatch pro scene in Hong Kong is very small, and the current atmosphere back in Hong Kong made us feel inappropriate to raise funds for ‘playing video games in the US.Protests erupted in Hong Kong back in June due to a bill that allows individuals to be extradited to China. ...

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