Month: October 2020

We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you
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If there’s been one small positive about this year, it’s the reliable rollout of once console-locked Halo games on PC through Halo: The Master Chief Collection. With Halo 4 currently on the launchpad, 343 Industries have chosen to extend the game’s testing (“flighting”) period by another week, with the Insider client now testing crossplay support
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After getting our PS5 review console earlier this week, one would assume we immediately hooked it up and started to play. But that’s not exactly how it happened. No, instead, after unboxing the PlayStation 5, I hauled the large console around my house looking for things to put it next to (and then brought it
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Last week, we asked you to gather your team and tackle Ghost of Tsushima: Legends. While fighting off demonic Oni and mastering your skills, you shared your best shots using #PS4share and #PSBlog. Here are this week’s highlights:   Teammates move together in this co-op share by KUROINU_tusima.  The masks are off in this share by
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Horror can be hard to get right in an interactive story. When you have the freedom to make your own decisions it can inadvertently interrupt the building moods and provocative themes the genre is built on, but developer Supermassive has proven before that it can still tell a (mostly) cohesive story no matter what players
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As Halloween season hits fever pitch this week, things are out-of-this-world unusual in GTA Online. Halloween-themed vehicles, masks, and more can be found throughout the streets and alleys of Los Santos. And there are reports of hikers ingesting peyote plants and undergoing transformational spirit quests in the heights of the Tataviam Mountains. In keeping with
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Gears POP! was a surprise reveal blending the worlds of Funko POPS and Gears of War into a tactical mobile game that was announced right at the same time as Microsoft’s Gears Tactics. A more playful experience with some of our favorite Gears characters, the name alone was not enough to keep this train chugging.
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By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 29 October 2020 20:15 GMT A new release date has been handed to World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. After its initial delay from October 27, Blizzard has announced World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will now be made available on November 23. Shadowlands was originally delayed to allow more time for fine-tuning and polish
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As is customary for a modern Ubisoft open-world icon-clearer, Watch Dogs: Legion launches today with not only a £50 price tag and a £34 season pass but optional not-so-microtransactions too. Ubisoft are selling ‘WD Credits’ in bundles ranging from £4 to £42, which you can spend on in-game goodies like unique characters, skins, maps of
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Pikmin 3 Deluxe reviewed by Tom Marks on Nintendo Switch. Pikmin 3 Deluxe ports an already excellent Wii U game to Switch while making it even better with some small but enjoyable content additions and a boatload of quality of life improvements. #ign
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Nippon Ichi Software’s latest game, Mad Rat Dead, is a quirky mash-up of two very different genres – a platforming adventure game with rhythm-based controls. You are in control of a lab rat who has spent his whole life in a cage being experimented upon. After finally coming to the end of his miserable existence
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Yesterday, Cyberpunk 2077 was delayed until December (despite already going gold) to ensure that current-gen versions of the game come closer to the high standard that the team has for the PS5 and Xbox Series X iterations. Shortly after the news, an official tweet surfaced from the day before, supposedly confirming no more delays. This mixed messaging set the internet
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Ghostrunner’s lightning quick pace, skill heavy gameplay, excellent platforming, and open ended combat structure makes for a first person action experience that shouldn’t be overlooked. Reviewed by Mitchell Saltzman on PC. Also available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. #ign #gaming
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Verdict The Ancient Gods Part 1 does what Doom expansions always used to: provides more Doom, but makes it harder. Its new enemies are more of an annoyance than a fun challenge but there were already more than enough tricks up Eternal’s sleeves to build on for increasingly tough battles. I recommend a bit of
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Reviewed on PC by Ryan McCaffrey. Doom Eternal’s first story DLC, The Ancient Gods Part 1, does what Doom expansions always used to: provides more Doom, but makes it harder. And in Doom’s case, that’s a good kind of pain. Doom Eternal and The Ancient Gods Part 1 are also available on Xbox One and
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2018’s God of War is one of the best exclusives of the PlayStation 4 era, and now it’s been confirmed that you will be able to take your save file to the PlayStation 5 without an issue. If you’re just halfway through the game or post-game Valkyrie hunting, your save game file is ready to roll over to the new
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A little less than a year ago, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced plans to establish a support studio in Malaysia. Evidently, the development office opened its doors sometime this year as planned. As a support team meant to provide other Sony-owned developers with animation and art assets, it’s no shock that hiring is underway for an Animator.
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