Soapbox: I Wasn’t Going To Play Monster Hunter Rise, But The Game Art Is Too Cute

You know those friends that you communicate with entirely through gifs and TikTok links? Well, last week, my best friend sent me this: Spiribirds have different effects based on their colors. Green ones raise your total health, yellow for stamina bar, red increases attack, and orange increases defense! Special rainbow-colored Spiribirds also exist! pic.twitter.com/COtlrCptMn — …

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Capcom Cup Cancelled Due to Rising Cases of COVID-19 Worldwide

The Capcom Cup and Street Fighter League World Championship scheduled for February has been cancelled due to rising cases of COVID-19 worldwide, the publisher has announced. Capcom said that while it originally believed that it would have been able to run the event with limited risk, the aggressive rise in cases in some regions made it …

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Acclaimed Puzzle Platformer The Pedestrian Headed to PS4 and PS5 Later This Month

Skookum Arts has announced that its beautiful 2.5D side scrolling puzzle platformer, The Pedestrian, will release on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on Friday, January 29th. The game first released on PC a year ago to positive critic and user reviews. Players will step into the shoes of a 2D character navigating signs in a …

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HITMAN 3 (cloud version) arrives on Nintendo Switch 20th January

IO Interactive has announced that HITMAN 3 will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch system on 20th January. It won’t be a traditional edition as instead it will be a cloud streaming version, which makes sense given its graphical prowess. Pricing for the game hasn’t been announced as of yet, but it will most likely …

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EA Initially Didn’t Think A Way Out Would Sell, but It Has Sold Almost 3.5 Million Copies

Hazelight Studios’ co-op action adventure, A Way Out, was picked up by Electronic Arts as part of its EA Originals program, which funds small indie titles. However, the publishing giant was a little skeptical about the title, only to end up selling nearly 3.5 million copies of it. That’s according to the game’s director and …

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Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Game sold over 25,000 copies on Switch in under 3 hours

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 17 January 2021 16:48 GMT Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game – Complete Edition has been a very successful modern re-launch, according to Limited Run Games. Though the digital version of Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game was published by Ubisoft, it was Limited Run Games that oversaw the physical release of …

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This Website Lets You Make GLaDOS Say Whatever You Want

Screenshot: Valve / Kotaku Do you like GLaDOS, the homicidal, yet charming AI overlord of the Portal games? Do you also wish you could hear her sing the opening line from My Chemical Romance’s “Black Parade?” Guess what? I got a website for you and your oddly specific dream. 15.ai is a site that lets …

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CDPR Boss Denies Reports That Cyberpunk 2077’s E3 2018 Demo Was Almost Entirely Fake

Another day, another development in the ongoing Cyberpunk 2077 fiasco. This time, CD Projekt RED boss Adam Badowski has taken issue with reports that Cyberpunk 2077‘s E3 2018 demo was fake. We’ve heard rumblings about this one before, but a recent report by Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier suggested that at the time the demo was shown …

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Cyberpunk 2077 staff didn’t think game should ship in 2020, the 2018 demo was ‘entirely fake’ and more – report

A new report has given us a deeper insight into the development and launch of Cyberpunk 2077, with comments from the studio challenging the contentious write-up after its publication. According to Bloomberg, Cyberpunk 2077’s development was even more troubled than the studio let on – even in spite of the months of delays the game …

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Glitch’s Trip Review

Another tough-as-nails platformer has arrived on the Xbox One, and in Glitch’s Trip you play as the titular hero who sets out to stop his home planet of Verdo from being fully sapped of its energy and life-force in order to make Moon Juice. Set across four moons, Glitch must travel to each one to …

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Nintendo Shares New Info About Bowser’s Fury Mode In Super Mario 3D World

Earlier this week, Nintendo gave fans a two-minute look at the new Bowser’s Fury add-on in the Switch version of Super Mario 3D World. Since then, we’ve all been wondering why Bowser is so mad. Nintendo’s UK website has now revealed how he’s actually been tainted by a “mysterious black goop” which requires Mario and …

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Japan: Nintendo Switch accounted for 87% of consoles sold in 2020

If you follow the Japanese sales charts which are published each Thursday then you will be aware that the Nintendo Switch is by far the dominant console in Japan. Games Industry is reporting that Nintendo Switch devices accounted for 87% of all consoles sold last year in the land of the rising sun. The standard Nintendo …

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Cyberpunk 2077’s development still bad mainly due to crunch, not “fake” E3 demos

A Bloomberg report into the development of Cyberpunk 2077 has shared further details of the game’s troubled creation and launch. Journalist Jason Schreier spoke to twenty current and former CD Projekt Red employees, who shared stories of crunch, poor planning, the challenges of the studio’s rapid growth, and more. Among this was the detail that …

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