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Giving Rainbow Six: Siege a sequel or new engine could doom it, says creative director

Rainbow Six Siege's creative director Alexander Karpazis doesn't believe the elderly shooter needs a change of game engine or for that matter, a sequel. He feels that Siege can "last forever", adding that "I'm not going to name names, but you see games go through sequels and just completely drop ...
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Official Elden Ring Book Tells the Story of Two Co-Workers Who Become Friends Through the Game

The parent company of Elden Ring developer FromSoftware is releasing a novel based on the beloved fantasy role-playing game, but its subject isn't necessarily what you'd expect.As reported by Siliconera, Kadokawa Corporation is releasing See You At That Grace After Work in Japan, a novel telling the story of two ...
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Nightingale is “not officially supported” on the Steam Deck, and it shows

Nightingale’s dapper cast of cross-dimensional pathfinders are right about one thing: realmwalking is dangerous business. Attempt to tele-portal between realities on the Steam Deck, for instance, and you may find yourself trapped in the Stygian void, naught but a frozen loading screen tip for company and suspended hopelessly for all ...
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Tekken 8 Sells Over 2 Million in a Month

Tekken 8 has sold over two million copies in the first month after launch, publisher Bandai Namco has announced.The fighting game launched on January 26 across PC via Steam, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and S, and sold one million on its first day of release, then hit the ...
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Dungeons Of Hinterberg’s latest trailer shows off Alpine mountains, glaciers and, yes, a swamp (poison not yet confirmed)

Austrian developers Microbird released a new trailer for their upcoming Alpine dungeon-crawler Dungeons Of Hinterberg over the weekend, giving us a closer look at some of the eponymous dungeon environments we'll be biffing monsters in come its release later this summer. In addition to the previously revealed mountainsides and glacial ...
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New Metroidvania From CERN Physicist Focuses On The Wonder Of Science

Yeah, science!Do you like Metroidvanias? Do you like science? You do?! Well good news, because the two are combining in Exographer, an upcoming adventure title from Abylight Studios and SciFun Games.Imagined by CERN physicist and sci-fi author Raphael Granier de Cassagnac, Exographer is a Metroidvania that ditches combat for science-based ...
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Foamstars new season Groovy Disco begins on March 8

Foamstars released on February 6 as a PlayStation Plus Monthly Game, and we’re elated that so many players have tried out the game. It’s not too late for PlayStation Plus members to add it to their library before March 4. Play Video In Foamstars, each season will last about 5 ...
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Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag Players Rise 200% Upon Skull and Bones’ Release

The number of people playing Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag has risen 200% on Steam after the release of fellow Ubisoft pirate game Skull and Bones.As reported by PCGamesN, the player numbers of 2013's Black Flag have floated either side of 1,000 for years. According to tracking website SteamDB, however, ...
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Nintendo Switch 2 Reportedly Delayed to March 2025 in Part to Combat Scalping

Nintendo Switch 2 won’t launch until March 2025 at the earliest, according to a new report.Japanese publication Nikkei reported the March 2025 release window with much of the same information leaked so far: that Nintendo’s next console is a Switch successor with similar hybrid functionality but a bigger screen.The Nikkei ...
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Age Of Mythology Retold tilts for the modern esports crowd with changed god power mechanics

When I did my undergrad degree in the nowadays-blissful-seeming early noughties, I swore off videogames entirely. I sternly and sorrowfully turned my back on such hit releases as Shadow of the Colossus, Far Cry and yes, even, that PC gaming essential Half-Life 2, so as to spend 11-hour days boning ...
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