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Developer: Forgotten Empires, Tantalus Media, Wicked WitchPublisher: Xbox Game Studios Release: Out nowOn: WindowsFrom: Microsoft, SteamPrice: £15/$20/€20 Age Of Empires 2 is, as far as I’m concerned, the greatest real-time strategy game of all time. And with the release of Age Of Empires 2 Definitive Edition, it’s… well, it’s still that. But now, there’s a
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By my estimates, roughly seven trillion so-called roguelikes have come out since Edmund McMillan first offered up The Binding Of Isaac back in (oh no) 2011. But you can’t keep McMillan and his naked infant children out of the basement for long. The Legend Of Bum-bo, a strange deckbuilding/match-four mashup painted in cardboard, embarks on
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I’ve been thinking a lot about “weird games” lately. When folks call things weird it seems to be a shortcut for saying, “this is different from what I usually experience, and was, therefore, unexpected.” Sometimes it is dismissive, sometimes it is contentious, sometimes ‘weird’ is worn as a badge of honour. In a past life,
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Following the departure of chairman Shawn Layden, Sony has named Hermen Hulst, Guerilla Games’ director and co-founder, as the new head of Worldwide Studios and will be tasked to oversee software development across Sony’s 14 internal game studios. Guerilla promoted three people as co-studio directors: Michiel van der Leeuw, who was the technical director, Angie
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Lights on, lights off Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. The full title of this is Starman: Tale Of Light, apparently. I used to think the little person in this was an astronaut, because the title is Starman, but looking at it
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Terry Bogard, the baseball cap-loving combatant from SNK’s Fatal Frame and King of Fighters series, is now available as a DLC fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Nintendo also released update 6.0.0., which brings hero balance tweaks, item adjustments, and new spirits in the Vault. Battle Arena also received a number of new features, including
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Digital subscribers to Game Informer can now learn all about Blizzard’s new slate of games announced at this year’s BlizzCon! Following last week’s cover reveal, our digital issue is now live to subscribers on web browsers, iPad/iPhone and Android devices. Individual issues will be available for purchase later today. You can download the apps to view the issue by
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Developer: Frontier DevelopmentsPublisher: Frontier Developments Release: Out nowOn: WindowsFrom: SteamPrice: £35/$45/€45 Planet Zoo is a game where you can build your own zoo. It’s buggy, intermittently opaque, frequently saccharine, and – barring an eleventh hour miracle – it’s my undisputed game of the year. Because here’s the thing: it’s a game where you can build
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Sundays are for recovering from a Halloween party. Perhaps by reading the best writing about videogames from the past week. Most writers for (ostensibly) sports website Deadspin quit on Wednesday, after its recently acquired buyers G/O Media insisted they “stick to sports” rather than write the kind of personal and political articles people liked them
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During the opening ceremonies of BlizzCon 2019, Blizzard announced both a new game mode and expansion for Hearthstone, its premiere strategy card game. Focusing on the fierce winged beasts, Descent of Dragons will feature dragons from Azeroth’s storied history. The newest expansion features 135 new cards for players to experiment with, along with a new Hero Card featuring Galakrond.
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While celebrating the 15-year anniversary of World of Warcraft today at BlizzCon 2019, the company also unveiled World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, an expansion coming in 2020 (the game can be pre-purchased now). Dead souls are no longer going to their appropriate resting place in the Shadowlands, but are instead being fed into The Maw thanks
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After a number of reported false starts, Blizzard were today finally ready to announce Diablo IV. Oh dear oh dear, someone’s only gone and released another ancient evil, so once again it’s up to us to click on monsters until their bellies burst with a blast of gold and swords. Lilith, the Daughter of Hatred,
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On December 20, the long-awaited Netflix adaptation, starring Man of Steel’s Henry Cavil, finally arrives. Based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s influential novels, The Witcher will cover material prior to the beloved CD Projekt Red games – meaning both fans of the games and newcomers will have something fresh to look forward to. Check out the enticing
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If you’ve not been following PC games goings-on across the week, catch up on some of the big stories quick in our noncomprehensive Weekly News Digest. I’ve slipped in a few things we haven’t already posted about, and do also read The Updates Update for some of the week’s notable patches and updates. In this
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The latest patch for Teamfight Tactics didn’t change a lot, but there is a bit of a resurgence of the Yordles Shapeshifters comp. So to that end, we thought we’d start again with the TFT best comps list for the current patch – 9.21. The TFT comps guide will have a list of the best comps in
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Neil Druckmann has confirmed that The Last of Us Part II will not meet its original February 21 release. In a post on the PlayStation blog, Druckmann announced the game’s new release date: May 29.  Despite the “blowout” announcement during last month’s State of Play, The Last of Us Part II may not be as
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Hot on the heels of Bethesda delaying Fallout 76’s NPC-focused Wastlanders update until next year, the company is now giving players something unexpected, and it costs money. Bethesda is inviting people to join Fallout 1st, a premium monthly membership that gives players access to private worlds, unlimited storage for crafting components in a new Scrapbox,
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Good news for anyone with a bit of Asus-branded gaming kit today, as the kings of RGB hardware have announced they’ve teamed up with the folks over at GamesPlanet to launch a brand-new game deals program. There are quite a few catches involved, but provided you’re willing to sign up for an Asus account, register
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After the soothing dampness of Washington, American Truck Simulator will depart for Utah in its next expansion. Developers SCS Software have now announced that will launch in November, and celebrated the news with a 17-minute video showing one Utah journey. That trucks from the Glen Canyon Dam in Arizona, over the river, across the border,
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Sideshow and PCS Collectibles have created the ultimate item for fans of the game. Standing in at 24-inches in height, the Spider-Man Advanced Suit statue can be yours for just $1,100. Sideshow is creating two different versions: an “exclusive” one that comes with a flexible web, and the “standard” edition that doesn’t have it. Spider-Man
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