Mech Mechanic Simulator’s demo is a relaxing way to spend time with mechs

Mech Mechanic Simulator is a PlayWay joint, and it shows. PlayWay publish games like House Flipper and Car Mechanic Simulator, and if you’ve played or seen them, you know what to expect with this upcoming, scifi variant. The same as the others – but with mechs! That is to say, the same as the others, …

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This mod puts Half-Life: Alyx’s gravity gloves into Skyrim VR

Half-Life: Alyx‘s gravity gloves ruined a lot of other virtual reality games for me, because being able to point and flip objects into my hands solved a lot of awkward manoeuvring problems common in other games. It’s hard, after the elegance of Half-Life’s system, to go back to bending, sidestepping, and grasping at the air …

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Looking Back to 2006 and Marble Blast Ultra – riding the first wave of XBLA games and Gamerscore

There are a few games that capture a very specific time for me: Boom Boom Rocket, Geometry Wars, Hexic HD, Luxor 2, Uno and – yep – Marble Blast Ultra will always be January 2006. I’d gotten my mitts on an Xbox 360 a couple of months prior (a housemate couldn’t pay rent for a …

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Genshin Impact 1.3 releases February 3, celebrate with the Lantern Rite festival

The next update for Genshin Impact will arrive on February 3. A celebration is coming with the 1.3 Update for Genshin Impact, and it’s called the Lantern Rite which takes place in Liyue Harbor. As noted on the PlayStation Blog, the Lantern Rite will feature a ceremony on the first full moon of the year. …

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Next Update Will Fix Lip Sync Issues Introduced by Patch 1.1.1

Ubisoft has updated its list of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla‘s known issues, reassuring fans that it’ll fix the funky animation during dialogues – a problem introduced by the previous patch, 1.1.1. The incoming update will also fix Photo Mode glitches, quest-breaking bugs, and missing fish in the ocean. Full list of fixes in the pipeline and …

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Spelunky 2 mod Overlunky lets you zoom out and blow up every level

I’ve exhausted Spelunky 2 of everything it can give me (because I’ve no interest in pursuing its remaining secret endings). I’ve therefore turned to mods to help extend the experience. There’s not much available so far, but there is Overlunky, a mod framework that lets you teleport to any level, spawn items including explosions, and …

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Report: Just Cause Studio Was Once Working on a Steampunk Open-World Game Set in 1950s

Avalanche Studios Group, the Swedish developer behind the Just Cause franchise, was once working on a steampunk open-world game set in an alternative 1950s. That’s according to former Avalanche developer Mikael Säker, was who directing the cancelled project and then went on to work on the Battlefield franchise. In a video interview with Wassup Conversations, Säker revealed that …

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Microsoft Cancels Xbox Live Price Hike, “Today We Missed The Mark”

On Friday, January 22, Microsoft announced a steep price increase for its Xbox Live membership service, a service that online play is reliant upon as well as the other freebie perks that the subscription allows. The announcement was immediately met with backlash from the community, both industry and consumer side, en masse and it was …

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System Shock remake pre-orders go live on PC next month, final demo coming

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 23 January 2021 17:33 GMT Pre-orders for the System Shock remake on PC will open around the end of February. You will be able to pre-order System Shock remake through Steam, GOG, and the Epic Game Store. This will be accompanied by a final demo which will include the medical level, …

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Resident Evil 7 Next-Gen Update Is Reportedly in the Works

Capcom insider AestheticGamer aka Dusk Golem, who has a pretty good track record when it comes to Resident Evil leaks, has reported that the developer is working on a next-gen update for Resident Evil 7. According to Dusk Golem, a virtual reality component was planned for the upcoming Resident Evil Village. However, its current status …

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Top Horror Games Coming In 2021

Sometime in 2021 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC Martha is Dead is another psychological horror game from the creator of The Town of Light and it looks seriously disturbing. Blending traditional horror imagery with an almost dreamlike undertone, this particular story takes a 1944 narrative and goes hard …

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Survival Horror Lives with the Outbreak Series on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One

Hey, Survivors! The moans of the undead echo as you fight for your life in the Outbreak series, a collection of titles that pay homage to classic survival horror experiences from the ‘90s. From fixed camera angles, to over-the-shoulder adventure, you’ll be leading your group of survivors to safety amidst a global undead epidemic. As …

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A ‘Pro’ Switch With More Power Might Not Even Be Fully Utilised, Says Industry Veteran

There have been some suggestions the rumoured Switch ‘Pro’ absolutely needs to have slightly improved specs to ensure it can run certain games and improve existing ones but is it all that necessary? Perhaps not, according to one industry veteran. In an interview with Nintendo Everything, Engine Software’s co-founder and vice president Ruud van de …

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5 freebies confirmed as Gears 5 and Resident Evil bring the gore to Xbox Games With Gold for February 2021

February. The shortest month of the year. But that doesn’t mean it can’t provide us with plenty of brilliance and thanks to the Xbox Game With Gold scheme it is a month in which yet again Xbox gamers get access to new, free, titles – but instead of the usual four, we’re getting access to …

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Video: Nintendo Minute play Among Us with “a few content creator friends”

It is that time of the week once again. Every Friday, Kit and Krysta bring Nintendo fans a brand new episode of Nintendo Minute. The pair haven’t been able to be at their usual recording place of work at Nintendo, obviously due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but they have managed to adjust as best …

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Random: Artist Erio Re-Imagines The Gods From Hades As Pokémon Gym Leaders

Gods, but do we love a mashup. We reported on these incredible Animal Crossing x Hades characters earlier this month, and now we’re getting Pokémon x Hades, too. We’re spoiled, really. Artist Erio has been posting their drawings of what they imagine the Olympian gods (at least, their interpretation in Hades) would look like, as …

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