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22nd January 2022

15:00
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Vi from League of Legends is making her way to Fortnite

If you cast you mind back to November of last year, you may remember Jinx popping up in Fortnite as a character skin as part of the massive Arcane event. A few months later, her sister Vi is right on her tail, being added to Fortnite in similar fashion starting January 23 at 4PM PST / 7PM EST / and midnight GMT.Much like before, Vi is coming with a selection of other cosmetics based on the character. These include the Bunny Memories of Zaun Back Bling which comes with the outfit, a Piltover Warden Hammer Pickaxe, and the Punching Practice emote.All these come either as single items available to…

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21st January 2022

19:00
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Total War Warhammer III Reveals New Legendary Lord the Monstrous Daemon Prince

When Total War: Warhammer III arrives with PC Game Pass on February 17, it will introduce several epic Legendary Lords from the realms of Kislev and Grand Cathay to the four Chaos Gods, who rise from the fissures between worlds to wreak havoc and destruction! With each Legendary Lord, you can build your empire, lead incredible armies, wield powerful magic, and use a variety of […]

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20th January 2022

17:00
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Rainbow Six Extraction Available Now with Xbox Game Pass

A deadly, mutating parasite threatens all of humanity, and it’s up to you (and up to two friends) to stand against it in the new tactical co-op shooter, Rainbow Six Extraction. Available now on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC, and with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass, Extraction launches with full cross-play, cross-save, […]

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20th January 2022

16:00
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The Last Workers Fight for Humanity

My name is Jörg Tittel, writer and director on The Last Worker. Together with Ryan Bousfield and his wonderful team of developers at Wolf & Wood, and publisher Wired Productions, I’m delighted to show Xbox players the first glimpse of gameplay from our narrative adventure coming later this year. In our brand-new trailer, CEO Josef […]

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20th January 2022

14:00
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LEGO Star Wars The Skywalker Saga Unveils Release Date

Today, we’re excited to share that LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will release globally on April 5, 2022 for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. In what will be the biggest and most visually striking LEGO Star Wars game yet, players will relive the epic story of all nine films of the Skywalker Saga […]

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18th January 2022

18:04
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Its not Microsofts quotintent to pull communities awayquot from PlayStation with Activision acquisition

It seems Microsoft still plans to support Activision games on other platforms, according to comments made to Bloomberg.Regarding possible Xbox exclusivity for franchises such as Call of Duty, Xbox boss, and now CEO of Microsoft Gaming Phil Spencer told Bloomberg that Microsoft doesn't "intend" to fracture the community. "I’ll just say to players out there who are playing Activision Blizzard games on Sony’s platform: It’s not our intent to pull communities away from that platform and we remained committed to that,” said Spencer. Read more

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5th January 2022

10:17
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Top Games releasing in January Pokemon Legends Arceus Rainbow Six Extraction God of war PC and more

Welcome back everyone, Hope you're well rested and ready for a big year of games in 2022. We're starting out the new year with a video covering all our highlights for January, which you can watch right now back at the top of this article! While 2022 is set to be a crazy year for games already you've got a little bit more time left before it starts to get hectic, as January is quite a slow month for major releases. That being said, you've still got games like Pokemon Legends: Arceus and Rainbow Six Extraction standing out as massive exceptions. Read more

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5th January 2022

09:43
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Sony details PSVR2 and VR2 Sense controller claims its the quotnext generation of VR gamingquot

Sony Interactive Entertainment has finally fully unveiled its next-gen VR headset at CES 2022, giving consumers their first look at the PlayStation VR2 unit.During the press conference, Sony showed off more details about the PS5 accesory, including info about of the controllers that you'll be using to navigate your way around the new VR setup, a new title designed specifically for the hardware, and – perhaps most importantly – the specs. Interestingly, an article over on the PlayStation Blog also notes that the PSVR 2 will have an incredibly simple set-up, needing only a single cable…

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4th January 2022

21:01
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Pokemon Go January Community Day stars a fanfavorite Bulbasaur

Pokemon Go is going classic on Community Day in January with Bulbasaur as the featured Pokemon.On Saturday, January 22 from 2-5pm local time, players will return to the roots of Community Day during the Season of Heritage with the grass/poison-type Pokemon.During this time, Bulbasaur will be appearing more frequently in the wild and you may even catch a shiny version. Read more

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4th January 2022

20:35
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Death Stranding Directors Cut comes to PC this spring

Kojima Productions and 505 Games announced today that Death Stranding Director's Cut will be released on PC this spring.Releasing simultaneously on both Steam and the Epic Games Store, it was also announced today the game will incorporate Intel’s new Xe Super Sampling (XeSS) graphics technology for an enhanced experience.The tech uses machine learning to enable players to explore the game's unique environment in high graphical detail along with enjoying elevated performance. Read more

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4th January 2022

12:19
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Game Pass gets three new surprise games on Xbox PC and Cloud

Because Microsoft clearly didn't think that its Xbox Game Pass offering was decent enough already, the company has just added a surprise three more games to the service in the form of the gorgeous, hand-drawn puzzles of Gorogoa, the shipwrecked action-adventure of Olija and the 2.5D side-scrolling puzzle-platforming of The Pedestrian.Let's go through them one by one: first up, it's Gorogoa, a puzzle game from Annapurna Interactive that sells itself as "an elegant evolution of the puzzle genre, told through a beautifully hand-drawn story designed and illustrated by Jason Roberts."The gameplay of…

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29th December 2021

06:27
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Remedy teams up with Tencent for multiplayer game codenamed Vanguard

In an investor announcement (thanks Game Informer), Remedy Games asserted its intention of partnering with Chinese publishing giant Tencent to create a free-to-play cooperative shooter with worldwide appeal. Dubbed Vanguard, the game will be Remedy’s IP localized for “select Asian markets” by Tencent and released and distributed for other markets by Remedy itself. This will be Remedy’s first game-as-service title.Remedy’s CEO, Tero Virtala, expounded on what the partnership entails:The rest of the scant info we do know is that the game is for consoles and PC, with…

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13th December 2021

16:01
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The Analogue Pocket is the best gaming hardware Ive used in years

We are entering a golden age of retro gaming. Modern video games are also pretty good right now, of course, but if you have a love of the old stuff, this is an unprecedented time. Technology, fan interest, and the right clever brains behind-the-scenes are lining up in just the right way to make playing old games as hassle-free as it is nostalgic, and as era-accurate as it is thrilling. The new embodiment of this era? Analogue Pocket, the greatest Game Boy ever made. Regular VG247 readers will of course recognize the company Analogue thanks to its status as a regular staple of my detours into the…

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1st December 2021

17:19
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PlayStation Plus December games are Godfall Challenger Edition Mortal Shell and Lego DC SuperVillains

Sony has announced the December line-up of PlayStation Plus titles.Obviously, you already know what they are thanks to an earlier leak, but it’s nice when things are made official.One of the titles is Godfall: Challenger Edition, which is different from the original release. This one is aimed at beginners, as it allows new players to experience the game’s trio of endgame modes, minus the story content of the base game and Fire & Darkness expansions. Read more

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1st December 2021

17:00
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Solar Ash review burns bright and fizzles out

Do you ever notice when you have a perfect walk? You're going somewhere (taking the kids to school, heading into town, nipping to the local shop) and when you arrive you realise that you had flow. You never stopped moving. You didn't have to stop and wait for traffic in order to cross the road. No kids on bikes forced you into a bush. There was no need to take evasive action from someone who clearly didn't get the memo about Covid. It was a seamless, silky smooth walk. At its best, Solar Ash is that walk. It's just a slight shame that by the end it feels like you've done the same walk a few too…

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1st December 2021

16:53
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Among Us Final Fantasy 132 Stardew Valley and more coming to Xbox Game Pass

The first round of Xbox Game Pass titles fro December have been announced, and things take off running tomorrow, December 2, with seven games dropping.First up is day one title ANVIL for console and PC. In the game, you are part of an agency called the Ancient Vault Investigation Lab (ANVIL) that is searching for the remnants of alien civilizations across the universe. As a Breaker, you’ll search galaxies for ancient alien vaults, and each galaxy consists of random planets and unique monsters. Defeating them and opening these vaults, you’ll be able to utilize the powers hidden within.Alongside…

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1st December 2021

16:36
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Warframes just got a new gorgeous cinematic trailer

Heads up all you space Ninjas out there, there’s a new cinematic trailer for the upcoming Warframe Quest The New War that has dropped alongside a December 15 release date.Revealed during a Warframe dev stream, the cinematic shows a confrontation between a Tenno - the race of warframe piloting space ninjas - confronting the sentients. This includes a seemingly ultimate fight against The Lotus, a critical character to the story of Warframe and once assistant to the player through much of the early game. If you want to check it out yourself, you can see the trailer embedded below.The New War…

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