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Ubisoft Has Delayed Rainbow 6 Extraction Again

2021 is losing a high-profile game. Ubisoft has delayed Rainbow 6 Extraction until 2022. This is the second time that the developers have delayed the game. In addition, Riders Republic, an Ubisoft original title, has had its launch moved back from Se...

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Fan-Made Smash Melee Mod Gets Released: Beyond Melee

A fan-made mod of Smash Melee came out recently, called "Beyond Melee". It features 5 new characters and multiple new stages, all designed for competitive play. It also attempts to balance the whole roster to make more characters viable. Super Smash ...

Metroid Dread Report 3 Details Samus' Suit, Map, and More

Metroid Dread Report 3 Details The Chozo and Much More

Nintendo has launched Metroid Dread Report Vol. 3, which details the Chozo, Samus' new suit, Metroids, and much more. It also includes a brief history of the 2D games. With seven detailed main sections, the new report is an interesting read to be sur...

New Skyward Sword HD Details and Release Trailer

New Skyward Sword HD Trailer Provides Details of Gameplay Changes

One final round of new Skyward Sword HD details and the release trailer have arrived, along with the release of the game. The Switch incarnation of Link's first quest is now available, and a new video provides some details about gameplay changes and ...

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Stockholm Mayor Defends CS:GO To Sweden’s Government

Anna König Jerlmyr, mayor of Sweden's capital of Stockholm, has formulated an open letter on the issue of CS:GO's next Major tournament. Unless the Swedish Sports Federation agrees with Mayor König Jerlmyr, the event will likely suffer the same fate ...

Valve Has Announced Steam Deck, a Portable Gaming PC

Valve Has Announced Steam Deck, a Portable Gaming PC

Those looking for a new console have a new option on the table. Valve has announced Steam Deck. A new portable device, it boasts high-level graphics for handheld gaming along with connectivity to larger screens. The developers have said it has all th...

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Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown May Be 27 Times Smaller Than Previous Title

The all new Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown is taking place on Hong Kong island, fully recreated and polished in 1:1 scale. It may sound huge, but the true size of the Island isn't as big as you might think. In fact, it's 27 times smaller than Test ...

Kazuya in Smash: The Smash Ultimate Community Reacts (Cover)

Kazuya in Smash: The Smash Ultimate Community Reacts

On June 29th, Tekken's Kazuya Mishima was released as Smash Ultimate's penultimate DLC character. See how the community reacted to the fighting game icon's massive and powerful moveset. Could he be the game's new apex predator? On June 15th, Nintendo...

Report Claims Netflix Will Enter Video Games Space

Report Claims Netflix Will Enter Video Games Space

A recent report by Bloomberg claims that Netflix will include video games in the biggest streaming service in the world "within the next year." If reports come to fruition, Netflix will follow Google entering the space in recent years to challenge Mi...

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Gundam Evolution FPS Launching on PC in 2022, Beta Registration Available

Bandai Namco's latest attempt at esports title, Gundam Evolution, will be released as a free-to-play PC FPS launching in 2022. If you're interested to try it out, the closed beta registration for Gundam Evolution is also currently underway. Bandai Na...

Gaming News #161

Gaming News #161 – 7 Persona Projects in the Works, Genshin Impact 2.0. Update, Company of Heroes 3

Fresh news on the Atlus recently announcing a whopping 7 new Persona projects being in the works, Genshin Impact getting an expansion-sized update, the announcement of Company of Heroes 3 and much more. Even though the past week didn’t bring an...

Pokémon UNITE Releases on Switch July 21

Pokémon UNITE Releases on Switch July 21, Get Zeraora for a Limited Time

The Pokémon Company's first foray into the MOBA space - Pokémon UNITE - releases on the Nintendo Switch on July 21. The free-to-start team battle title will also feature Zeraora as a gift to commemorate the launch. A mobile version is also expected s...

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Liquid ScreaM Reveals Aim Lab Routine & Advice

Team Liquid star and Valorant great ScreaM has shared his daily Aim Lab practice routine on YouTube, along with some surprising advice for fellow players. The Headshot Machine completes a total of five different exercises within the famous FPS practi...

NetherRealm Studios, TT Games To Maintain Inclusivity within Warner Bros.

NetherRealm Studios, TT Games To Maintain Inclusivity within Warner Bros.

Rumors having been circulating the internet suggesting of a potential removal of NetherRealm Studios and TT Games from being part of Warner Bros. Games. Said hearsay stems from a leaked document mentioned in a podcast by journalist, Jez Corden. Howev...

Company of Heroes 3 Officially Announced, Pre-Alpha Available Now

Company of Heroes 3 Officially Announced, Pre-Alpha Available Now

SEGA's popular strategy franchise returns. Company of Heroes 3 takes the action to the Mediterranean, featuring Italian mountains and North African deserts. Players can register for and participate in the Pre-Alpha from now until August 3rd. Relic En...

Super Mario 64 Smashes Legend of Zelda Auction Record

Super Mario 64 Smashes Legend of Zelda Auction Record

Mario wanted his record back, and he wasn't kidding around! The Super Mario 64 auction sold a sealed copy for well over a million dollars. Had bidding gone much higher, it would've doubled last week's auction record set by the original Legend of Zeld...

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7 New Persona Projects Revealed For 25th Anniversary

With a total of seven projects being announced, Atlus is pulling out all the stops for fans of the series. 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of the critically acclaimed JRPG series Persona. Fans have been speculating as to what these projects are, with...

Titanfall Has 1-2 Developers Working on Security Issues

Respawn community coordinator Jason Garza reveals that Titanfall has 1-2 people working on security problems for the game. This news comes during a livestream by Garza. He also revealed that the low number of developers working on Titanfall is due to...

2021 Window and Comic-Con Panel Announced For The Wheel of Time TV Series

The Wheel of Time TV series produced by Amazon has been announced for a 2021 release window. Amazon desperately awaits to see if their new high-budget show, based on the fantasy novels by Robert Jordan, will be the next cultural zeitgeist in the TV i...

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CS:GO Player to Have Sweat-Stopping Hand Surgery

Professional CS:GO player Xantares will undergo surgery to minimize hand sweat. The BIG team-member, whom twice tried Botox treatment as a solution, may have hyperhidrosis, a disease which can be treated through an operation known as sympathectomy. B...

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Getting DLSS Support In Latest Update

Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online will be receiving DLSS support in an update coming on the 13th of July. NVIDIA's DLSS technology provides crisper visuals without sacrificing frames-per-second. This addition is part of the Blood Money update...

Monolith Soft Profits Saw Big Jump Last Year

Monolith Soft Profits Saw Big Jump Last Year

Monolith Soft recently released their financial report for the past fiscal year. They saw a large increase in profits over the previous year. The surge in Monolith Soft profits is in large part thanks to the pandemic, and the launch of Xenoblade Chro...

Sakurai Talks Challenge of Fitting Kazuya into Smash Bros.

Sakurai Talks Challenge of Fitting Kazuya into Smash Bros.

In his latest column in Famitsu, Masahiro Sakurai discusses the challenge of fitting Kazuya into Smash Bros. He covers the fundamental differences between the two franchises, and goes over how they ended up solving this conundrum. His new column is a...

Legend of Zelda Becomes Most Expensive Game Auction

Legend of Zelda Becomes Most Expensive Game Auction

An early production copy of the original The Legend of Zelda for NES has set a new record, surpassing Super Mario Bros. as the most expensive game ever sold at auction. Several factors came together to allow it to sell for such a high sum. A sealed c...

Genshin Impact's First Expansion Adds Massive City of Inazuma

Genshin Impact’s First Expansion Adds Massive City of Inazuma

The Japanese-inspired third city is a part of the anticipated 2.0 expansion. Alongside the six islands of Inazuma, Genshin Impact players can expect cross-save functionality as well as new playable characters. The update will be available on all plat...

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League of Legends Reveals New Champion Akshan: The Rogue Sentinel

Akshan: The Rogue Sentinel is the newest champion to join League of Legends’ extensive roster. Featuring a grappling hook, infinite stealth, and capability to revive teammates, his reception has been nothing short of divisive. He’s expected to make h...

Gaming News #160

Gaming News #160 – OLED Nintendo Switch, Control Multiplayer Spinoff, Assassin’s Creed Infinity

Fresh news on the Nintendo Switch new model with an OLED screen, Control getting a multiplayer spinoff and a big-budget sequel, Assasin's Creed potentially going full-on live-service with future games, Netherrealm ending MK11 support and much more. T...

Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown is Set in Hong Kong

Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown Is Set in Hong Kong

Test Drive Unlimited is heading to Hong Kong in September 2022. The third game in the racing series has new developers behind it. Publisher Nacon and developers Kylotonn Racing seem to be keeping the DNA of Test Drive as showcased in a new CGI traile...

Play! Pokémon Announces Series 10 Ranked Battle Rules For 2021

Play! Pokémon Announces Series 10 Ranked Battle Rules

Play! Pokémon has officially announced the rules for Ranked Battles Series 10. Legendary Pokémon will be returning, and for the first time, ever, we'll see a Sword and Shield Series without Dynamax. The new rules take effect August 1st, 2021. Play! P...

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