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Yesterday we got an extended look at Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, but news about Insomniac’s exciting action/platformer continues to trickle out.  In an interview with Famitsu, Insomniac revealed that its upcoming PS5 game features a performance mode that boosts the framerate from 30fps to 60fps. Naturally this performance mode comes with a hit to visual quality, which haven’t
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As a nice little Gamescom surprise, Bloober Team today announced that Observer: System Redux will also be coming to PC. The original Observer from 2017 was a lovely little cyberpunk horror game starring Rutger “crying in the shower” Hauer, and the upcoming System Redux is an expanded and prettied-up version – but was only announced
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Developer Dead Mage and publisher 11 Bit Studios have partnered with Humane Society International to raise funds for our animal friends. All proceeds from the new Paws and Claws DLC for Children of Morta goes to the Humane Society. The DLC adds a new animal shelter system to the Bergsons’ family home that a variety
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Stuck for a good, old-school JRPG to plug a few dozen hours into? How about getting off your arse and making it yourself? RPG Maker MZ, the newest version of the long-running indie-favourite dev tool, is out today – letting you build an RPG worth of the 1990s in a toolkit fit for 2020, all
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This year, Super Mario Bros. celebrates its 35th anniversary, and a pair of third-party controllers are helping the hero celebrate in style. Hori is releasing a kid-friendly Hori Mini Pad, while PowerA’s Enhanced controller is aimed at everyone else. The Hori Mini Pad is coming out September 1, and it features art of Mario and Bowser
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Well then, Rogue Legacy 2. It’s time to pick up where your predecessor left off and start a new lineage of dungeon-diving kiddos – prettier than before, but still squarely focussed on tossing your descendants down the dungeons. After slightly missing its planned July launch, Cellar Door’s sword-swinging sequel hit Steam early access today, a
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Hitman 3 is coming next January, and today IO Interactive decided to drop an information treasure trove on the game modes that players can explore. Players can engage in a classic campaign experience first and foremost, one that promises a “dramatic conclusion” to the World of Assassination trilogy. Elusive Target mode lets players track down
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There was a bit of mumblin’ and grumblin’ when long-awaited Spelunky 2 got a PS4 release date announced without mention of a PC date. The bad news is there’s still no date. The good news is that Mossmouth have given their goals for a timeframe and hey—it’s soon! Spelunky 2 may be emerging on PC
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Remedy has offered new details about the upcoming AWE expansion in its latest livestream, but one of the coolest announcements to emerge from that video on the status of the game is what is coming in the free August update. Remedy revealed that it’s responding to complaints about long checkpoints and difficulty overall with a
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Risk of Rain 2 got its 1.0 patch today, which includes some significant additions to the game. With its launch, Risk of Rain 2 adds a new character, a new stage, and a final boss. Of course, there are a ton of new items and powerups and the like to go along with those major additions.
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Screenshot Saturday Sundays! It’s another scorcher, readers, so I hope you’re all sunscreen’d up and well-hydrated for another hike through the weekend’s best work-in-progress screenshots, videos, and gifs. This week: wake up for a road trip, perplexed alien bosses, puzzling mash-ups and a supernatural scrub. Coming-of-age RPG ShelfLife is starting us off this week with
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Are you ready to stop a vampire invasion? How about take on some really big, really rowdy werewolves? The Dark Heart of Skyrim marches on with the upcoming Stonethorn. The DLC dungeon pack includes a wealth of content as you bring the heat to the ancient bastion of Castle Thorn and take on a vampire
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Guerrilla’s Horizon Zero Dawn arrives on both the Epic Games Store and Steam today, giving PC players a shot to experience Aloy’s open-world adventure in the lands of robo-dinosaurs. PlayStation’s last exclusive to head to the PC scene, Death Stranding, came with a smattering of upgrades and enhancements. We’ll have to see how Horizon plays on
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QuakeCon At Home is live this weekend on Twitch, though it really should be called BethFest when you look at the schedule. The event has moved wholly online thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the rescheduled celebration of id’s and Bethesda’s games has an intriguing schedule. Here are a few of the highlights. A warning:
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Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout released today, and thanks to a successful beta, lots of people were excited to play it. So many, in fact, that the game has been experiencing server issues, which makes it difficult to play and enjoy. The server issues made users understandably frustrated, but rather than wait for the issues to get sorted,
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Mondays are for hoping your new graphics card arrives, seen as your old one got burgled last week. I’m fine! It’s fine! Burglar: caught. Videogames: written about. Here’s the best writing from the last week. For UpperCut, Grace Curtis spoiled Life Sim games forever. She’s managed to describe the listlessness that crept into my Stardew
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