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We knew Captain Marvel would be in Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Avengers game, but developer Crystal Dynamics hasn’t been revealed if she’s a playable character, and we also don’t know what she looks like. Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics recently released two screenshots of Kamala Khan’s home that people can use as backgrounds for video conferencing.
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This week we got an email from listener Tom from Melbourne, who suggested that it would be fun for us to talk about the scariest games we’ve all played. Would it, Tom? WOULD IT? What sort of pervs enjoy being afraid? Well, many people, obviously, so we thought Tom’s suggestion was a good one. A
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HBO’s Chernobyl is a fantastic miniseries that deals with some extremely grim fare, and you should check it out. Why not tap into that talent for an adaptation of The Last of Us? Chernobyl’s director Johan Renck is teaming up with HBO, Chernobyl writer-producer Craig Mazin, and Naughty Dog creative director Neil Druckmann for the pilot of
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It’s been a tough ol’ time for Crucible. Following a somewhat messy launch, the Amazon-backed hero shooter this week announced it’ll be shedding two of its three modes – ditching battle royale and territory control gametypes to focus on being a bit more MOBA, while delaying its first competitive season indefinitely to give the beleaguered
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We’re all expecting World of Warcraft: Shadowlands to arrive sometime this year, and possibly sooner rather than later. Blizzard has decided to give players a taste of what’s to come in the Azerothian afterlife by revealing some details from one of the 4 major zones players will be leveling up and exploring in as they
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Bumper addition Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. The Addams Family and The Twilight Zone are just TV shows to me, not pinball tables. I’ve never had an affinity for IRL bumpers and flippers. I do, however, quite like pinball-infused video games.
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Coming this month on June 19, Path of Exile’s latest expansion is all about growth. Literally! Players can build up gardens that grow monsters, and then harvest them for all kinds of powerful loot. Like other leagues, players find the critical league mechanic to interact with the instanced garden in each area and/or map, seed caches that
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Guess who’s creepin’ out with a video game spinoff. No guesses? It’s Goosebumps. Remember those spooky books on your primary school shelf with the weird covers where animals transformed into—oh heck that was Animorphs. Sorry, I literally only read fantasy as a kid and still do. Goosebumps are the horror ones, now spawning the “spooky
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Cosmic Forces, Sony Pictures Consumer Products, and Scholastic are bringing R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. In Goosebumps Dead of Night you try to collect missing pages from Goosebumps stories that have been stolen, but it’s not quite that easy – scary creatures like Lawn Gnomes, the Werewolf of Fever Swamp,
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Today is a surprisingly robust release day for Nintendo’s Switch. As announced a few months back, 2K just dropped several big game collections. The first is BioShock: The Collection, which features the remastered versions of all three BioShock games. The second is XCOM 2 Collection, which includes Firaxis’ stellar strategy game and all four of
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Update #2: Electronic Arts has officially announced the extension, adding that it is planning new games in “new genres with more forms of play and self-expression, available on more platforms, including expanded offerings for mobile players.” Furthermore, NFL commissioner Roger Goddell added, “The expansion of this partnership is not only about the continued success of the
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Rockstar Games parent company Take-Two Interactive recently submitted a 10-K SEC filing that may have tipped off when Rockstar plans to release Grand Theft Auto VI. Industry research analyst Jeff Cohen (for investment firm Stephens) noted that the planned marketing budget for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2024 is twice that of the years leading up
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Pack your brolly away, it’s clear skies for a few months yet. Risk Of Rain 2 developers Hopoo game released a revised forecast for their swarming early access roguelite this week, pushing the game’s 1.0 release back to August this year. After all that time in early access, the devs reckon they’d picked up a
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In recognition of National Military Appreciation Month, the Call of Duty Endowment is releasing several ways that players can support veterans. The major point of interest for Call of Duty players is the Fearless Pack, which has been designed with the assistance of Medal of Honor recipient CPT Florent “Flo” Groberg. The pack comes with 10 in-game
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In a recent corporate strategy meeting, Sony quantified the processing power of the PlayStation 5, and in particular, how vital the system’s solid state hard drive (SSD) is to the system’s gaming experience. Sony Corporation president and CEO Kenichiro Yoshida said via his presentation, “In order to further enhance the sense of immersion in games, we
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Paralives, the in-development life-simulation game that draws heavy inspiration from The Sims, has revealed its first character. In addition to giving prospective players a glimpse at “Maggie,” developer Alex Massé and his team also give a quick rundown of some of the character customization options available. As shown in the video above, players can customize height,
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