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The Dynasty Warriors movie looks gleefully faithful to the game

Videogame movies have tried ignoring their source material, and they've tried legitimising their source material via being as dour as possible, but it's rare that they've just embraced the inherent absurdity of videogames. Enter: the Dynasty Warriors movie, which looks joyfully like the Dynasty Warriors games. Read more ...
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Boomerang X’s demo offers Devil Daggers-style delights with a sense of progress

RPS fell hard for Devil Daggers, naming it our game of the year back when, but one of the most common criticisms from the "not for me" crowd was that it lacks a sense of progress. Try Boomberang X, then. It's a first-person arena shooter with escalating waves of greebly ...
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Here’s When You Can Play the Resident Evil Village Demo Today

PlayStation users can spend 30 minutes surviving Resident Evil Village today, but only for a limited time ...
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/ IGN, Video Games

What game has the best melee combat?

When done poorly, swinging your arms in a videogame feels like nothing at all. Fists phase through opponents, swords smack like dull sticks, and it's all a little too much like making a health points withdrawl at the NPC ATM. Thankfully there are lots of games which do it wonderfully ...
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Amazon Cancels Its Lord of the Rings MMORPG

Amazon has canceled its Lord of the Rings MMORPG that was first announced in 2019. As reported by Bloomberg, the game was in development at Amazon Games Studios alongside China-based Leyou Technologies Holdings Ltd, which was purchased by Tencent Holdings Ltd. in December 2020. The contract negotiations between Amazon and ...
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Genshin Impact’s 1.5 update will add player housing inside magical teapots

I haven't been back to Genshin Impact since a few weeks after launch, when it entranced me with brightly coloured grass and the ability to climb tall things. Since then the action RPG has added several new regions and new characters to unlock or buy, but nothing to pull me ...
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Feature: Final Fantasy Veterans Discuss Their Upcoming JRPG, Astria Ascending

"Maybe remote collaboration is the best way after all!".Announced initially in Famitsu in March and unveiled for worldwide release shortly after, Astria Ascending is a JRPG in the classic mould that has a bevy of veterans from the genre — and the Final Fantasy series in particular — involved, including ...
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/ Nintendo, Video Games

A Complete Guide to Monster Hunter Rise

Whether you're after beginner's guides, helpful tips and tricks, monster strategies, or much more, IGN has you covered in our complete guide to Monster Hunter Rise ...
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/ IGN, Video Games

Feature: Bringing SNK Vs. Capcom: The Match Of The Millennium To Switch After Two Decades

"We hope that re-releasing this SvC title will serve as an opportunity for more".For anyone old enough to remember the initial 1999 release of SNK vs. Capcom: The Match of the Millennium, its recent surprise arrival on Switch was a real event. This crossover fighter is part of a celebrated ...
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/ Nintendo, Video Games

Book Review: Ask Iwata: Words of Wisdom from Satoru Iwata, Nintendo’s Legendary CEO

A wonderful insight into Iwata-san, and Nintendo itself.It's been said often that Satoru Iwata wasn't just a CEO of a hugely successful company, he was far more. That sentiment is frequently connected to his various iconic public appearances, but more depth could be found in translations of his excellent Iwata ...
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/ Nintendo, Video Games