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Nu metal gods Slipknot join the Smite pantheon

We live in an era of pop culture crossovers, with tons of video game rosters now including icons from other mediums like hit films or popular Netflix shows. Captain Jack Sparrow’s in Sea of Thieves, Sasuke and Ariana Grande are duking it out in Fortnite, and now the band Slipknot is coming to Smite as part of a set of […]

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RoboCop comes to Fortnite

RoboCop, the part-man, part-machine supercop protagonist of Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 ultraviolent satire of Reagan era-corporate greed, has come to Fortnite. RoboCop’s arrival in the battle royale game also introduces another familiar element of the original film: the total degradation and humiliation of ED-209. That’s because you can now ride on the back of a diminutive ED-209, thanks to a new […]

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Why Elden Ring’s skeletons have such good bones

Elden Ring’s skeletons have a grand tradition to live up to; FromSoftware has been making excellent skellies going back to 2009’s Demon’s Souls, and the bone boys in the subsequent Dark Souls franchise are some of video gaming’s best. To get a better sense of what makes an excellent video game skeleton, I took a deep dive into the history […]

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Pick up these 21 great games in PlayStation’s Extended Play sale

The PlayStation store launched a massive sale earlier this week called Extended Play, and it highlights some incredible PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 titles. The sale runs for two full weeks, ending May 25. The sale advertises up to 70% off, but the available discounts are actually quite a bit better than that in some cases. The Witcher 3: Wild […]

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Dying Light 2 story DLC delayed to September

Techland has delayed Dying Light 2 Stay Human’s upcoming story add-on until September, the developer announced Thursday. The update was originally slated for release in early summer. Dying Light 2 was released in February, and praised as a solid “7/10 game” with great parkour. A huge patch was issued in April, in which Techland added fixes for multiplayer and single-player […]

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Elden Ring sold me on the FromSoftware fan experience

I went into Elden Ring a bumbling yet earnest rookie. I cleared out Stormveil Castle after much death and despair; so I set out to adventure, and shortly found myself atop a tower, next to a chest. Someone who had come here before me had helpfully left a message: treasure ahead! I opened the chest, got sucked through a portal, […]

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EA rethinking Battlefield ‘from the ground up,’ CEO says

EA DICE, the maker of Battlefield 2042, is “rethinking the development process from the ground up,” according to Electronic Arts’ chief executive. The company is reconsidering its flagship shooter franchise after a lackluster November launch, followed by a series of delays to live service content, some of which are still unresolved six months later. “They’re using the kind of Vince […]

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Gotham Knights’ newest trailer spotlights Nightwing and Red Hood

As the first modern Batman game meant to be played with others, Gotham Knights is already the friendliest Batman game we’ve seen in a while. But that doesn’t mean it won’t have an edge, as this new trailer shows. WB Games Montreal, and director Geoff Ellenor, released a 13-minute breakdown of gameplay with Nightwing and the Red Hood, two of […]

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Overwatch League returns Thursday, with perks and Overwatch 2 beta key drops

Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch League, the professional esports organization that’s been all about Overwatch, returns for a new season — the league’s fifth — on Thursday, May 5. The new season of Overwatch League esports will usher in a substantial change: OWL players will be competing in the Overwatch 2 PvP beta, which means teams of five, hero reworks, and brand-new […]

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Crysis 4 and Hunt: Showdown developer Crytek makes remote work permanent

Crytek, developer of the Crysis series of first-person shooters and the hardcore multiplayer shooter Hunt: Showdown, announced on Tuesday that the company has made its pandemic-era remote work option permanent. A press release from the developer noted that development on both Hunt: Showdown and the forthcoming Crysis 4 has remained “on track” and “kept pace with pre-pandemic game productions.” As […]

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