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18th October 2021

15:53
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Gamescom: When Does Riders Republic Unlock

Ubisoft's biggest game for the rest of 2021 is Riders Republic, and the extreme sports title is releasing at the end of October. If you're hankering for high-speed bike racing and other dangerous activities, you'll want to play as soon as the game is available, and because of the pre-loading feature on modern systems, that's easy. But when does Riders Republic unlock so you can play it right away? We've broken down what we know so far below.Release Date And TimeRiders Republic releases on October 28. Ubisoft is not yet sharing release or unlock times for the game in specific regions, but several…

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18th October 2021

14:02
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Gamescom: Elden Ring Release Date Delayed To February Network Test Set For November

Bandai Namco has delayed the launch of From Software's highly anticipated RPG Elden Ring. The game will now launch on February 25, 2022, a delay from January.Explaining the delay, the developers said, "The depth & strategic freedom of the game exceeded initial expectations. Thank you for your trust & patience." February 2022 is a very, very busy month for new releases, with games like Horizon: Forbidden West, Dying Light 2: Stay Human, The King of Fighters XV, Sifu, Destiny 2's The Witch Queen expansion, and the Saints Row reboot all releasing that month, too.Important message:ELDEN RING…

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12th October 2021

19:32
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Gamescom: Does Riders Republic Have CrossPlay

Ubisoft's Riders Republic--its next extreme sports game after Steep--releases in just a few weeks, and the game is available on several different platforms. In the past, that would mean splitting up the players based on the system they selected, but cross-play has made that a thing of the past in many games. And luckily, that includes Riders Republic.Does Riders Republic support cross-play?Yes! Cross-play is enabled in Riders Republic across all of the game's platforms--Stadia, Xbox, PlayStation, and PC. There is also cross-gen support, so those on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S can play each other,…

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4th October 2021

14:36
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Gamescom: E3: Elden Ring Is Almost Done Says Dev

With its long-awaited release date just months away, a developer at From Software has confirmed that Elden Ring is almost done being developed. Much of the game, which is set to launch on January 21, 2022, remains a mystery, with From Software keeping any and all details regarding the game close to the chest.Elden Ring's development status was revealed during a recent Famitsu interview. From Software's Yasuhiro Kitao plainly said that the game is "at the end of development," although he didn't say when the game would likely go gold. Kitao also loosely described the game's world and difficulty,…

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24th September 2021

11:22
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Gamescom: Death Stranding Inventory Tips How Your Inventory Works And How To Best Manage Your Weight

An essential part of the Death Stranding: Director's Cut experience is expanding and managing your inventory. Depending on how you choose to maintain the cargo in your backpack and its other inventory slots, Sam speed and posture will be affected. You can eventually acquire vehicles and exoskeletons to help increase your overall carry limit, but it's essential to understand the basics early on. Carrying too much is a major impediment, but it's essential to consider what and where on your character you're carrying things, as this has a significant impact on your ability to stay balanced and on…

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24th September 2021

11:22
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Gamescom: Full Death Stranding Walkthrough Guides And Tips

Oh, Norman Ree...I mean, Sam Porter Bridges. It's no wonder you're so down in the dumps. You've got the weight of an entire nation resting on your shoulders, not to mention a ton of lost cargo that needs to be returned to its rightful owner. That's a big burden, to say nothing of the rough terrain and supernatural enemies you'll encounter along the way.Taking on Sam's journey in Death Stranding: Director's Cut is a massive undertaking, but don't fret! We've got your back. Chapter by chapter, GameSpot's formidable Edmond Tran is going to guide you through this updated version of Death Stranding's…

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23rd September 2021

15:36
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Gamescom: New Details On Xbox Series X MiniFridge Coming Next Month

Aaron Greenberg, in charge of Xbox games marketing, said that more information about the Xbox Series X mini-fridge will be revealed next month. It is set to release this holiday.Greenberg promised that if Xbox won Twitter's BestOFTweets Brand Bracket back in April, then Xbox would go ahead and actually make them. Xbox just barely beat out Skittles in the contest by 1%, and thus Greenberg made good on his promise.So great Brad, I’m gonna say this worked. We will share more information next month on the Xbox Series X Mini-Fridge launch this holiday. #XboxandChill ????????????‍♂️???? —…

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22nd September 2021

22:26
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Gamescom: Sable review A beautiful meditative journey through an engrossing world

Sable stands in stark contrast to many conventions of open worlds. Devoid of conflict and combat, this is a world leaning entirely on the strength of its visuals, worldbuilding and exploration. However, developers Shedworks pull this feat off with impressive style, delivering an enriching experience that succeeds in spite of some technical issues. You explore an almost entirely freeform open-world as the titular Sable, a young girl embarking on her Gliding. This pilgrimage sees her exploring the wastelands of Midden on a quest for a mask. More than just a headpiece, these embody a character’s…

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16th September 2021

09:27
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Gamescom: 343 says Halo 5 is not coming to PC again

In a tweet in response to two Halo content creators discussing the recent Geforce Now leak of supposed upcoming games, 343 Industries’ Brian Jarrard denied rumors that Halo 5: Guardians is coming to PC. He said that while it’s possible the leaked list refers to “H5: Forge”, that there’s no plans for Halo 5 to come to PC as of right now, as the team is focused on Halo Infinite and the Master Chief Collection.This is sure to be a disappointment to the Halo community, as while Halo 5 isn’t remembered as the best Halo by any stretch, it’s still the most recent…

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15th September 2021

20:37
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Gamescom: Sledgehammer Games Teases Call Of Duty Vanguard Comics

Sledgehammer Games has teased a comic book for New York Comic Con based on the upcoming Call of Duty: Vanguard. Teased in a tweet, Sledgehammer Games wrote "see you at NYCC," with an image of a comic book cover titled Call of Duty Vanguard.The comic cover doesn't include any other text but has an image of Lieutenant Polina Petrova surrounded by dead German soldiers. Petrova, a Russian sniper and one of the four protagonists of the Call of Duty: Vanguard campaign, was also the playable character in the campaign demo shown during Gamescom Opening Night Live 2021.See you at NYCC ???? pic.twitter.com/T4KW04ZFd6…

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7th September 2021

15:30
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Gamescom: You Know You Want to Listen to the DokeV Trailer Song All Day

Rockstar.Whether it’s TWICE, Girls’ Generation, or AOA – everyone knows you can’t beat a classic k-pop banger. You may want to put the music from DokeV’s trailer on repeat today, then, just to give you a bit of pip on this otherwise sleepy Tuesday afternoon. Pearl Abyss has uploaded the audio to Spotify, and you can dance along for as many hours as you like. We won’t judge!The song is called Rockstar, and it’s got a bit of everything: a thumping cowbell beat, a rockin’ guitar riff, and a pulsating synth bass line. For those of you who missed the trailer, DokeV was one of the highlights…

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31st August 2021

17:00
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Gamescom: First Impressions Farming Simulator 22 Is AAA Agriculture on PS5 PS4

Old MacDonald would be impressed.Farming Simulator has exploded in popularity since the latter PlayStation 3 days. Once a scrappy, niche line of agricultural releases, this series now commands its very own convention and competitive esports tournament. Giants Software’s latest instalment, Farming Simulator 22, reflects that influx in interest: it puts the AAA in agriculture without question.As part of a behind closed doors demo at Gamescom 2021, the German developer went to painstaking lengths to demonstrate just how much it’s improved the presentation of its latest game. The developer started…

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30th August 2021

14:45
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Gamescom: Well Were Waiting Fans Dig Up Sonys God of War PSVR Summer Promise

"Stay tuned throughout the summer".All the way back on 6th July, when Sony announced its post-E3 State of Play centred on PlayStation 5 timed exclusive Deathloop, it said that the show would not feature any updates on God of War Ragnarok, Horizon Forbidden West, or the next-generation PSVR. “Stay tuned throughout the summer,” it promised, “as we’ll have more updates soon.”Fast-forward almost two months and, well, we’re still waiting. To the organisation’s credit, we did get an update on Horizon Forbidden West during Gamescom 2021 – it’s been delayed – and there will apparently…

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28th August 2021

16:45
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Gamescom: Saints Row developer video shows a bit of gameplay from the reboot

A developer video has been released for the Saints Row reboot, and it features some gameplay segments.In the video, the Volition team and Bryce Charles, the voice of the boss, take you on a tour of Santo Ileso, a brand new location in the game located in the American Southwest, which also includes a brand new cast of characters to discover. Revealed during gamescom Opening Night Live, the reboot stars a group of friends who embark on their own criminal venture in a bid to become Self Made. Read more

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28th August 2021

10:30
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Gamescom: Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend Issue 391

Fun, we'll have.Well, that’s Gamescom 2021 done and dusted, then. Wasn’t exactly a memorable one from a PlayStation persuasion, was it? Fortunately, the release calendar is about to get heavy. We suspect future WAYP entries from this point on are going to be loaded.Sammy Barker, EditorWhen I'm not bulking out my Madden NFL 22 Ultimate Team, I'm going to be testing out throwback GTA parody Rustler.Read the full article on pushsquare.com

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27th August 2021

18:35
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Gamescom: DYING 1983 Gamescom 2021 trailer

Publisher 2P Games and developer Nekcom Entertainment have released the Gamescom 2021 trailer for horror-themed first-person exploration puzzle game DYING: 1983. Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page: DYING: 1983, is the new adventure from the DYING franchise. In this first person puzzle game, Dying 1983, you will operate the protagonist […] Source

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27th August 2021

13:00
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Gamescom: Farming Simulator 22 Is Looking Tres Bien in French Map Trailer

Grape Scott.Following the absurdly high budget cinematic trailer debuted earlier in the year, Giants Software is back with a fresh look at its PlayStation 5 and PS4 simulation sequel. Farming Simulator 22 will include three maps, including the previously announced American and Alpine locations, but here’s its third: Haut-Beyleron in France. This is the perfect backdrop for its new grape crops, as you grow vineyards, olives, and sorghum against the backdrop of castles and chateaus.As part of Gamescom 2021, the German developer has also revealed the details of the title’s first Season Pass,…

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27th August 2021

11:07
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Gamescom: 343 Explains Why Halo Infinite Campaign Footage Wasnt Shown At Gamescom

Microsoft's Joseph Staten has explained why developer 343 Industries did not show any campaign footage for Halo Infinite at Gamescom. In a blog post, Staten said he "definitely hear[s] the disappointment about not seeing campaign gameplay" at the showcase.Explaining why campaign was a no-show, Staten said the development team is now in "shutdown mode," which means work on the game's main features for launch is finished and the studio is now fixing the highest priority bugs. This is a big job that takes a lot of time and resources, and creating a new campaign demo or trailer to show off campaign…

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26th August 2021

22:30
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Gamescom: August Proving A Big Month For April

August is proving to be a pretty big month for April. April O'Neil anyway, who has popped up in back-to-back gaming conferences. Good for her. She deserves it.First, at Gamescom Opening Night Live, developer Tribute Games revealed a new trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge. The trailer announced that April O'Neil will be a playable character in the upcoming beat-'em-up game.In Shredder's Revenge, April wields a reporter's microphone as her weapon and demonstrates that she's just as capable a hand-to-hand martial artist as her turtle allies. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:…

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26th August 2021

19:41
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Gamescom: E3: Xbox MiniFridge On Track For Holiday Release Microsoft Confirms

The Xbox Mini-Fridge is still on track to release in Holiday 2021, according to Microsoft. In response to someone asking about the mini-fridge, the general manager of Xbox game marketing Aaron Greenberg confirmed that it is still set to release this holiday and the company will share more when they can.Shown as a "World Premiere" during Xbox's E3 2021 showcase, the Xbox Mini-Fridge is shaped like an Xbox Series X console and appears to hold about 10 12oz cans inside. It had been previously confirmed to be in production after Xbox narrowly beat Skittles in a social media brand competition. The…

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26th August 2021

19:30
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Gamescom: Live Watch the Future Games Show at Gamescom 2021 Right Here

Updates on over 40 games.As has become a regular fixture of late, the Future Games Show returns as part of Gamescom 2021. This is the third instalment of Games Radar’s press conference-esque format this year alone, and it’s promising updates on over 40 games, from the likes of Frontier and Koch Media. The presentation will be hosted by Resident Evil Village stars Aaron LaPlante and Maggie Robertson, who played The Duke and Lady Dimitrescu respectively. You can watch live from 13:00 PT/16:00 ET/21:00 BST.Future Games Show at Gamescom 2021 (26th August, 2021)<liveblog id="1608_gamescom_future"…

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26th August 2021

19:15
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Gamescom: GC 2021 Dying Light 2 Dying 2 Know episode 3

Techland streamed a special third episode of Dying 2 Know (D2K) - gamescom Edition, part of an original web series that dives deep into the world of Dying Light 2 Stay Human. Hosted by Lead Game Designer Tymon Smektała, this episode revealed a variety of details about parkour and combat and showcased a gameplay trailer.

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26th August 2021

16:42
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Gamescom: Jett The Far Shore takes you on an interstellar adventure in October

Sword & Sworcery co-creator Superbrothers and Pine Scented Software showed of Jett: The Far Shore, as part of gamescom: Opening Night Live.In Jett: The Far Shore, you are sent on an interstellar trip to “carve out a future for a people haunted by oblivion,” in a cinematic action-adventure. As a scout and 'anchorite' named Mei, you will be the first to be deployed to an ocean planet. You will be piloting a “jet” and explore the unknown as you skim over waves, travel coastlines, and go through otherworldly woods. You will need to adapt to an intricate, systemic open world…

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