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22nd Jun
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Pokemon GO Fest 2022 finale event will address player disappointment over shiny luck

The 2022 Pokemon Go Fest finale event will go some way to addressing player disappointment over bad shiny luck during the first Global Go Fest weekend, Niantic has said. Trainers around the world expressed their frustration at what they felt was a too low encounter rate for shiny Pokemon over the 2-day special event - which cost $15 to access - with many players reporting much better hauls at previous festivals and community days. 2022’s Global Go Fest was also plagued by a bug that made Pokemon attracted to Incense appear on the map when they had already despawned, further exacerbating…

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22nd Jun
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Why Splatoon 3 should cement the quirky shooter as Nintendos best modern franchise

Why do I live in the UK? A cluster of lands glued together by wobbly agreements, littered with people trying to shun attractive Europeans, and led by a law-breaker who still refuses to use a comb. Worst of all (at least, for the summer), this is a hype wasteland for Splatoon 3. Western civilisation, by extension, feels like the forgotten afterparty for Splatoon fans. Sure, 10 million copies of Splatoon 2 have been sold worldwide and there’s plenty of people to match with online, but it’s clear Nintendo has uncharacteristically pumped out two sequels in seven years to feed its insatiable…

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17th Jun
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Autonauts Has Landed on Xbox

Autonauts is more than just a world-building game. Autonauts is a complex, tasty blend of different flavors. A fun combination of simulation, crafting, building, automation, resource management, production line… the list goes on! A challenging puzzle game: you not only have to figure out how to program Bots to do jobs for you, but also […]

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17th Jun
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Gameplay Reveal and Details

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is one of the most notorious tales in all of American horror. Drenched in the desaturated tones of the Texas summer and vibrating with the sounds of metal on metal. How do you bring all of that into an interactive space and create an experience like no other in modern […]

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17th Jun
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A Closer Look at Bitmap Bureaus New Title Final Vendetta

Numskull Games is delighted to announce the release of Final Vendetta, the latest title from Bitmap Bureau – the brilliant creators of other epic titles such as Xeno Crisis and Battle Axe. Final Vendetta is a spectacular and action-packed beat ‘em up for one or two players in the vein of classic arcade titles. The […]

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17th Jun
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Next Week on Xbox New Games for June 20 to 24

Welcome to Next Week on Xbox! In this weekly feature we cover all the games coming soon to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows PC, and Game Pass! Get more details on these upcoming games below and click their profiles for further info (release dates subject to change). Let’s jump in! In Case You Missed […]

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17th Jun
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Ryu gets a slick new theme in Street Fighter 6 but fans arent happy

Street Fighter has long been known for its music: since the early days of the series, characters in the game have been given their own themes that hype players up during a fight. Whether it's Guile's infamous theme (that clearly goes with anything) from Street Fighter 2, or the incredible Rashid theme from Street Fighter 5, the music that goes with the series is almost as important as the gameplay.Living up to that reputation, Capcom revealed a new Ryu theme for Street Fighter 6 yesterday. You can see it (well, listen to it) embedded in this article, below. Whilst anyone with ears can hear that…

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17th Jun
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Valorant is removing Split from the map pool

Valorant revealed a lot of fresh information about what to expect from the upcoming Act 1 of Episode 5, which kicks off on June 22. Not only did they reveal a new underwater map, PEARL, but they also announced some changes to the map pool were being made, and this includes the removal of Split.Via the PlayValorant blog, design lead for the maps team, Joe "Pearl Hogbash" Lansford, explained the decision.After the introduction of Fracture last year, it appears the Valorant team were very excited to finally have seven maps in rotation. Having seven maps would allow tournament best-of-5's to be able…

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15th Jun
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Discovery Tour Viking Age Standalone Edition Available Now

Ready your longships, because the Discovery Tour: Viking Age standalone version launches today for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. The standalone version allows curious players to explore and interact with Viking history and traditions — without needing to own Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (for which Discovery Tour: Viking Age’s content is also available as part […]

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