Author: Ben Williams

Full-time content writer, part-time video game journalist and reviewer. Daily efforts involve balancing time between nerd commitments and adult-ish duties.

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake’s Getting a Free PS5 Upgrade and Episode Featuring Yuffie

It's official, there's going to be a free Final Fantasy 7 PS5 upgrade as well as a paid episode, both coming out this year. The upgrade, called Intergrade is out on the 10th of June with a wide variety of improvements. The FFVII Remake Inte...

Henry Cavill Supposedly Teases a Secret Mass Effect Project

Henry Cavill, the internet's favourite Witcher, Superman and tank top-wearing PC builder, has been a little cheeky and teased a potential secret project. Some implemented internet magic has found this could be related to the Mass Effect ser...

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The Demon Slayer Game Is Coming Out on PS5, PS4, Xbox & PC in 2021

The Demon Slayer game is now coming out this year on the latest console & PC platforms. Previously announced as a PS4 exclusive, Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hinokami Kepputan, is also coming out on PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Steam in 2021. T...

Yakuza Spin-Off, Judgment, Hits PS5, Xbox & Stadia in April

Detective Takayuki Yagami is back in 60FPS. Hit Yakuza spin-off, Judgment, is making its way to new-gen consoles, PS5, Xbox Series X/S and Stadia on the 23rd of April 2021. Sega made the announcement in the form of an exciting new trailer. ...

Sonic the Hedgehog Voice Actor Has Announced his Departure from the Role

Roger Craig Smith, the actor currently voicing video game icon, Sonic the Hedgehog, has announced his departure from the role. The Sonic voice actor had been playing the blue blur for over ten years. Roger Craig Smith is the talented actor ...

Hitman 3 Outsells its Last Game and Tops the UK Sales Charts

Just a few days after release, Hitman 3 sales have already made the game top the physical sales charts in the UK, Both developed and published by IO Interactive since the buyout from Square Enix, Hitman 3 is officially a bestselling indie g...

Animal Crossing Sales Top the Charts Once Again

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has once again been the physical bestseller for gaming retailers, taking the top spot for the third week in a row. The latest in Animal Crossing sales figures have made the hit Nintendo exclusive the most popul...

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Every Black PS5 Pre-Order Has Been Cancelled Following Threats to Staff Safety

A limited supply of PS5 consoles modelled after the PlayStation 2 sold out instantly. Sadly, all pre-orders of the black PS5 have since been cancelled due to the company receiving serious threats to the safety of their team members. Althoug...

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Various PS4 Models are Set to be Discontinued

Is the PS4 discontinued? Sony told a Japanese retailer that certain older models of the last-gen console are being discontinued by the manufacturer. With the PS5's demand by far exceeding the supply, perhaps Sony is trying to dedicate more ...

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A New Free Fall Guys Costume Lets you Dress up as Santa

Praise be to Yeetus. As thanks for fan support over 2020, Mediatonic and Devolver Digital have added a free Fall Guys costume of which you can dress up your bean as Santa Claus. Part of this festive gift for the holidays, Devolver even made...

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The Game Awards 2020 Winners

Here is the full list of winners from The Game Awards 2020. Switching from the Microsoft theater to a virtual event due to the coronavirus pandemic didn't take away from the joy felt by the many nominees and grateful winners of the event. M...

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How to Achieve the Never Give up Trophy in Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Want to know how to achieve the Never Give Up trophy in Spider-Man: Miles Morales? This quick guide will tell you everything you need to know from where you need to swing your webs to and what to look out for in earning this heartfelt achie...

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How to Achieve the Best Fries in Town Trophy in Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Looking for where to unlock the Best Fries in Town trophy towards their platinum in Spider-Man: Miles Morales? This quick guide will tell you which spot in the city you need to thwip your webs to and what you need to do once you get there. ...

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The Best Way to Achieve the 100x Combo Trophy in Spider-Man: Miles Morales

It's time to teach you the best way to earn the 100x combo trophy in Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Whilst this one can be earned in a multitude of ways, it can be awfully stressful to keep racking up your combo streak without getting interrupt...

Producer of the Yakuza Series Wants to Make a Sonic Game

How do the words "Sonic the Hedgehog by the producer of Yakuza" sound to you? Because if Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio's Daisuke Sato apparently had a choice of which other SEGA franchises he'd like to make a game for, he'd definitely go for Sonic. ...

How Does Ghost of Tsushima’s Sales Compare to Sucker Punch’s Last Game?

Ghost of Tsushima sales have gone beyond five million in just four months. Those are some great looking numbers, though looking back at developer Sucker Punch's last game, 2014's inFAMOUS Second Son, how do the two compare? Either way, it's...

Bioware Announces a Remastered Mass Effect Trilogy and a New Game in Development

In honour of N7 Day, a Mass Effect remaster has been officially announced. Series developer, Bioware, unveiled Mass Effect Legendary Edition, a complete remastered trilogy of Mass Effect 1, 2 and 3. Mass Effect Legendary Edition, the remast...

Netflix Confirms a Live-Action Assassin’s Creed Series

Nothing is true. Everything is permitted. An Assassin's Creed Netflix series has officially been announced. Teased with a new trailer, Assassin's Creed will join The Witcher in series adaptations that will hopefully bring new attention to t...

Pokemon Go Adds Sirfecth'd and Galarian Ponyta

Pokemon Go Adds Sirfetch’d and Galarian Ponyta

Sirfetch'd is now available in Pokemon GO along with Galarian Ponyta and Rapidash. It's part of the new event launched in celebration of The Crown of Tundra DLC for the Pokemon Sword and Shield Expansion pass. It's time to get yourself a Po...

Mass Effect Legendary Edition has been rated in Korea

The Mass Effect Legendary Edition, a remastered Mass Effect trilogy, seems to be definitely happening. After rumours and the latest listing in Korea, all we're waiting on now is an official announcement. The remastered trilogy is now expect...

Watch the PS5 Teardown Here – An Up-close Look at the Console

Get an up-close look at the ins and outs of the PS5 console's components here with this latest teardown from PlayStation. This PS5 teardown features an up-close and personal look at the hardware of the upcoming PlayStation 5 that will soon ...

Among Us Beats Star Wars: Squadrons in Sales

Among Us Tops Star Wars: Squadrons in Sales

Among Us is sitting on that 1st place podium of the Steam sales chart for the third week in a row. A surprise hit from developer, InnerSloth, Among Us sales have even beat the newly released Star Wars: Squadrons. For an indie game that was...

Spider-Man’s Creative Director Responds to the Backlash Around Peter Parker’s Face

Marvel's Spider-Man is bringing in a change to Peter Parker's face for the PS5 remaster and not everyone is a fan. Creative director of the game, Bryan Intihar, has been more than quick to release a statement in explaining further the choic...

PS5 or Xbox Series X/S - Which Should You Buy?

PS5 or Xbox Series X/S – Which Should You Buy?

PS5 or Xbox Series X/S. Which of these incredible next-gen consoles is best for you? Our buyer's guide is here to help you find out which console offers what you need. Whether you're a hardcore or casual gamer, we'll go through both console...

Round Variations and Big Yeetus are Coming in Fall Guys’ Mid-Season Update

A Fall Guys update is going live today, but what kind of changes can we expect when we next boot up the game and get our beans ready for battle? Mediatonic senior designer, Anthony Pepper, joins the PlayStation blog to share some details on...

The 5 Worst Fall Guys Mini-Games in Season 1

Here's the official ranking of the worst Fall Guys mini-games. Fall Guys: Ultimate knockout is a fantastic game, but as with any piece of art, you start to notice its imperfections the long you stare at it, definitely making some levels or ...

The Scott Pilgrim Game is Getting Re-Released Six Years After Being Delisted

Scott Pilgrim is coming back to the gaming world, so be sure to watch the trailer here. Announced during Ubisoft's Ubifsoft Forward conference, Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game is returning the consoles this holiday season after years o...

The Xbox Series X and S Prices Have Been Confirmed

After much hype and speculation building up to the launch of the next gaming generation, the Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X price points have been confirmed. With both consoles getting released on the 10th of November, Xbox fans can now st...

Nintendo Announces Switch Remasters of Super Mario 64, Sunshine & Galaxy

Watch the trailer here for the first look at the Nintendo Switch remasters of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy. The Super Mario remasters are coming out as a bundled trilogy, Super Mario 3D All-Stars, letting you ...

Spiritfarer Dev Apologises for Ableism in its Writing

Spiritfarer ableism isn't a topic many expected to come up, but its been an issue for players who've encountered a certain story issue in part of the indie management sim's writing. Developer, Thunder Lotus, took to Twitter to apologise, ad...

Each Post-Launch Hero in Marvel’s Avengers Will Have a $10 Battle Pass

Whilst every launch hero will have all of their rewards unlocked, any hero that gets added to Marvel's Avengers post-launch will need to have their premium awards unlocked with real money. In a lengthy blog post, Square is eager to let you ...

Watch the Marvel-Centric Fornite Nexus War Trailer Here

Season 4, chapter 2 of Fortnite, Nexus War, kicks off today and Epic has hit the launch hard with a new cinematic, Marvel-focused trailer. The Fortnite Nexus trailer shows that the game is clearly going full superhero for season 4's second ...

Cyberpunk 2077 Developer Confirms Free DLC

Will Cyberpunk 2077 offer free DLC? Apparently, yes. According to CD Projekt Red when answering to a fan on Twitter, at least. The upcoming futuristic dystopian RPG has been hit with several delays in its very long development, making fans ...

Ghost of Tsushima Announces Online Co-op Multiplayer

Ghost of Tsushima is getting an online co-op multiplayer mode. Legends, the new Ghost of Tsushima multiplayer co-op experience, is coming to all owners of the game as a free download this fall. If you've finished the campaign and aren't rea...

Fall Guys Adds a Team Fortress Crossover Skin

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is adding a Steam-exclusive skin coming to the game's page, featuring the Scout from Team Fortress. The Fall Guys Team Fortress crossover is the latest following a cosmetic skin from the game, Hotline Miami, bei...

Fall Guys had Over 1.5 Million New Players in its First 24 Hours

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout had a fantastically crazy launch, with so many highs had by all. The number of Fall Guys day one players was absolutely huge, with its hardworking staff being quick to resolve any issues. The new multiplayer bat...

Rockstar Games Provides an Update on Its COVID-19 Relief Initiative

Rockstar Games has provided us with a COVID-19 Relief Update. Want to know what the Rockstar Covid-19 Relief initiative is? Find out with our KeenGamer coverage. The coronavirus has rocked communities around the world and Rockstar is one of...

Microsoft Has Rebranded Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft Has Rebranded Xbox Game Pass

In a new pre-next gen move, Microsoft has rebranded its Xbox Game Pass subscription service! What does it mean? You can find out here with our KeenGamer coverage. It's subtle, but the Game Pass rebrand is an absolute sign of things to come ...

Sega President Kenji Matsubara Has Stepped Down

Sega President Kenji Matsubara Has Stepped Down

Sega President and chief publishing officer, Kenji Matsubara, has stepped down. Why is this? Was it business reasons or personal reasons? Find out right here with our KeenGamer coverage! Matsubara had only been chief publishing officer sinc...

The New Final Fantasy XIV Online Patch is Arriving Soon

A new Final Fantasy XIV patch is on its way. When will it arrive? Do I need to do anything? Our KeenGamer coverage will tell you everything you need to know. Patch 5.3 has suffered a long series of delays, including the COVID-19 pandemic, b...

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