PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox Series X/S Review

wireless controllers are the standard, there are two reasons to get a wired controller. At this point, most manufacturers spin it as a means to ensure a stable connection that minimizes input lag and lost inputs. But there’s another, more obvious reason – it’s cheaper. PowerA’s Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox Series X/S, the next-gen …

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Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass: Yakuza Remastered Collection, The Medium, and More

Remember so long ago, way back in December during The Game Awards when we gave you a preview of what games were coming soon? That soon is sooner now than it was then, and we have more games now than we had then, which means we have even more games coming soon now… make sense? …

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Hitman 3 Review

Hitman 3. While it doesn’t stray from the killer chord combination developer IO Interactive crafted for 2016’s Hitman – and continued to use in 2018’s Hitman 2 – it’s abundantly clear here that the studio has well and truly mastered its act.With some of the most surprising and imaginative levels in the series so far, …

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Balan Wonderworld Has A Big Demo Coming Later This Month

The more I see of Balan Wonderworld, the more intrigued and excited I get. Yuji Naka’s next big follow-up to the Sonic and Nights franchises looks to be a wacky and delightful platforming romp, especially if you’re a fan of the increasingly rare 3D platformer. Thankfully, we’ll have chance to see what the game is everything …

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Bloodborne is Getting a Fan-Made PlayStation X Demake

Bloodborne celebrated its fifth anniversary last year, and Sony seemingly has no plans to change the game’s PlayStation 4 exclusivity even after all this time. A fan has decided to take things into her own hands instead, but perhaps not for the platform you expected. Lilymeister, otherwise known as @b0tster on Twitter, is demaking the …

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Exclusive: Hands-on with The Medium on Xbox Series X

One of the most-discussed titles we revealed in 2020 was The Medium, a psychological horror game developed by Polish developer Bloober Team, coming exclusively to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Game Pass. Bloober Team has made its name with well-received and envelope-pushing horror games, including Observer, Layers of Fear, and Blair Witch. Each of these …

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Nuts, the adventure game about squirrel surveillance, comes to Switch and PC in February

Nuts, a game all about keeping your eyes on squirrels as they get up to no good, finally has a release date on PC and Switch. The game is set to launch on Apple Arcade first on January 22 before landing on PC and Switch on February 4. “Gear up your caravan, boot up your …

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TAURONOS Review

The ancient Greek myth of the Minotaur in the labyrinth is a classic tale of terror, awe, and a hero overcoming all the odds. In the old stories, the Minotaur is half-bull and half-man, imprisoned in a labyrinth on the island of Crete, and Theseus navigates the maze to kill the monster. It feels that …

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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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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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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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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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Tales From the Borderlands Rated for PS5 and Xbox Series X

The Pan European Game Information (PEGI) website seems to have outed Tales From the Borderlands for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. As spotted by Gematsu, the episodic series was rated for current-gen consoles and PC in December, but went unnoticed until now. The listing lends some credence to a March 2020 rumor of …

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STALKER 2 devs provide some background on in-engine gameplay teaser

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 16 January 2021 15:10 GMT GSC Gameworld has released some additional information on the STALKER 2 in-engine gameplay teaser it released a couple of weeks back. According to the developer, the character you will play in STALKER 2 is Skif, and his actions will shape the new chapter in the history …

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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? (January 16th)

Another week has whizzed on by, giving us lots of exciting news on Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury and New Pokémon Snap, as well as the announcement of a brand new Switch console edition and a Pokémon x Katy Perry collab of all things. Thankfully, though, it’s now time to sit back, relax, …

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Monster Jam Steel Titans 2 Heading to PS4 in March, Gets Online Multiplayer

Last week, publisher THQ Nordic revealed they were doubling down on licensed games because they’ve had a lot of success with them in the past. The latest of those licensed games to be revealed is Monster Jam Steel Titans 2, which is heading to the PlayStation 4. Steel Titans 2 expands on the first title …

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Axiom Verge Gets ‘Sophisticated’ Randomizer Mode Six Years After Launch

Screenshot: Thomas Happ Games LLC Axiom Verge, the bespoke Metroid-like developed solely by indie designer Thomas Happ, is still getting new content long after it originally came out. A new update will make the game feel like new every time you play by randomizing the order in which you get new weapons and unlock new …

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition finally surfaces on Xbox One, Series X|S, PS4, PS5, Switch and PC

Having been delisted in December 2014, it looked like there was no way back for Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game. Purportedly removed because the licence between Oni Press and Ubisoft had expired, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World was expected to enter the canon of great lost games, somewhere alongside PT and Goldeneye re-releases. …

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Returnal’s New Trailer Spotlights Its Sci-Fi Weaponry And Combat

A new trailer for Returnal gives us a look at some of the unique weapons players will use to survive its hostile alien world. With the game only a couple of months away, this marks the first time players have gotten a deep dive into its combat.  Returnal blends third-person action with a roguelike structure. …

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Riders Republic will miss its February 25 release, delayed to later this year

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 14 January 2021 18:12 GMT Ubisoft has delayed Riders Republic. Originally slated to release on February 25, the multiplayer game Riders Republic had now been moved to later this year. An exact date was not provided by Ubisoft, but it did say the delay will provide the team with additional time …

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Live-Action The Medium Cinematic Trailer Is A Tantalizing Teaser Of The Horror To Come

Bloober Team knows a thing or two about weaving an incredible horror tale, and that streak continues with the upcoming psychological thriller, The Medium. To celebrate the upcoming launch of this titillating horror adventure, the studio behind the title just revealed a new live-action trailer that offers an eerie new look at the mystery behind it …

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CDPR Apologizes for Cyberpunk 2077 Launch, but Explains Very Little

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Late on Wednesday, CD Projekt Red co-founder Marcin Iwinski posted a video in which he apologized for Cyberpunk 2077’s abysmal console launch. Iwinski took responsibility for the decision to launch the title and its subsequent unacceptably poor performance on the …

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Daily Reaction: CD Projekt RED’s Excuse-Filled Cyberpunk 2077 Statement Was, Quite Frankly, Terrible

Just over a month after the disastrous launch of Cyberpunk 2077, and just under one month after it was removed from the PlayStation Store, CD Projekt RED finally issued a full statement, apology, and plan of action for the future in order to regain the trust of players and get Cyberpunk 2077 back into a …

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CD Projekt Red Co-Founder Explains What Went Wrong With Cyberpunk 2077

The Cyberpunk 2077 launch was riddled with issues beyond simple glitches. From the intentional misleading nature of hiding console versions of the game from reviewers to downright game-breaking bugs and a whole slew of marketing issues, the once-sterling reputation of CD Projekt Red took a massive hit following release. Following the delisting of the game from …

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