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GamersHeroes Monday, June 20, 2022 4:30 PM

June 20 marks the 20th anniversary of Bandai Namco's .hack series - celebrate this momentous occasion with a new official video.

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Kotaku Monday, June 20, 2022 7:15 PM

It was so long ago, and the space is now so thoroughly dominated by two games that it's almost impossible remembering any other way things could be, but for a brief window of time the MOBA genre—basically any and every game that was copying WarCraft III's DotA map—was a warzone.


Kotaku Monday, June 20, 2022 4:20 PM

Er, whoops. Aspyr, the developer/porter behind the recent release of Knights Of The Old Republic II on Nintendo Switch, has tweeted that it's aware the game is currently impossible to finish.


Kotaku Monday, June 20, 2022 3:10 PM

There's a reason you subscribe to some developers' Itch.io feeds. Ismael Rodriguez is an excellent example, who released the wonderful Below The Ocean last year. Into my emails pinged an update for a new, free game, Toy Cavers, and I'm just so pleased it did.


Kotaku Monday, June 20, 2022 1:30 PM

There's a street in Edinburgh, Scotland, that offers a real-life version of Paperboy's zigzag cycling routes, and I'm here to celebrate it for just that. As part of the city's £207 million ($253m) project to run trams through the famous road, a new section of cycle lane has been put in, which, as a recently tweeted…


Kotaku Monday, June 20, 2022 12:20 PM

There is, inevitably, going to be a PS5 Slim. Not least because the current PS5 is the size and shape of a Dubai skyscraper, but also because Sony always releases a thinner version of their consoles after a few years. But we're at least a couple of years away from that, meaning we need instead to turn toward modern…


PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 7:13 PM
     Raven won't let you edit Warzone loadouts anymore – again

It seems like only yesterday, Raven Software removed the option to edit Warzone loadouts in the pre-match lobby to fix a potentially game-breaking glitch, and now it's happened again. Raven announced on Twitter that it disabled the option to edit loadouts if you're joining or matchmaking with another player's party, and the general response is less than enthused. Raven didn't actually provide a reason for disabling the feature, but most commenters assumed Raven wanted to stop players from exploiting a recent glitch that let them put camos from Cold War and Vanguard on Modern Warfare weapons.

RELATED LINKS: Warzone loadouts, Best AR in Warzone , The best guns in Warzone

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 6:14 PM
     Outriders is free to try on Steam right now

Outriders is gearing up for its first big DLC release, and that means the base game is free to play for the next couple of days. From June 20-23, you can play Outriders completely free on Steam, and take advantage of a steep discount if you decide to stick around for the launch of the co-op game's upcoming Worldslayer expansion.

RELATED LINKS: Outriders review, Outriders legendary weapons guide, Purchase Outriders

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 5:05 PM
     Using Hunt: Showdown's LeMat exploit can get you banned

The Hunt: Showdown community hates the LeMat Mark II revolver right now, thanks to an exploit that makes the pistol incredibly overpowered. Crytek says it's working on a fix, but that in the meantime, taking advantage of the exploit can get you in trouble and potentially banned from the multiplayer game.

To understand the problem with the LeMat, it's important to know why it's a unique weapon. The LeMat Mark II is a cap-and-ball revolver with nine chambers, but the way they're arranged is what makes the pistol special. In the centre of the cylinder there's another chamber, which accepts a shotgun shell. This fires out of a second, smooth-bore barrel that lines up underneath the main barrel.

RELATED LINKS: Hunt: Showdown review

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 3:58 PM
     Dune: Spice Wars multiplayer has arrived

As promised during the PC Gaming Show earlier this month, Dune: Spice Wars multiplayer has arrived. The latest Dune: Spice Wars update adds competitive multiplayer modes to the Early Access RTS game, allowing you to team up with friends or battle them to the death over control of the planet Arrakis.

Dune: Spice Wars multiplayer currently consists of two modes, 2v2 and free-for-all. In either mode, AI players can fill any slots, and these each have customisable difficulty levels ranging from 'easy' to 'insane.' You can also set parameters for each multiplayer map, including the activity levels of sandworms, storms, and Sietch. Shiro Games says you can also customise victory conditions.


PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 3:29 PM
     FF7 Remake on Steam is (almost) the most popular Final Fantasy game

It may have launched less than a week ago, but Final Fantasy 7 Remake on Steam is already the most popular game in the series on the platform. The RPG was the best-selling game on the platform in the week ending June 19, and it's holding that place as of June 20 as well, followed by Monster Hunter Rise and Rise's upcoming expansion, Sunbreak. Twitter user Benji-Sales, industry analyst and content creator, compared FF7 Remake's concurrent players with the rest of the series, and it slides into the number two spot with roughly 13,800 players, second only to Final Fantasy XV.

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 2:17 PM
     The new Warzone Season 4 map looks pretty familiar

Fortune's Keep, the new Call of Duty Warzone map slated to release on June 22 with Season 4, might look like someplace you've seen before. It's not a Call of Duty spin on Hitman levels, though, and while it shares some elements with Rebirth, High Moon says it went the extra mile to create something wholly unique. High Moon wanted to create something new for Warzone Season 4's take on Resurgence, with the same scale as Rebirth Island and a classic, timeless feel, so they looked to the Mediterranean Sea for inspiration and settled on a "smuggler's paradise" theme to guide their design.

RELATED LINKS: Warzone loadouts, Best AR in Warzone , The best guns in Warzone

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 1:49 PM
     WoW Shadowlands' final Mythic raid is getting nerfed

Way back in March, eager World of Warcraft raiders got their first chance to tackle the final 'big bad' of the WoW Shadowlands expansion, The Jailer, in his sinister lair, the Sepulcher of the First Ones. It's been about three and a half months since Mythic difficulty was unlocked for this final raid, but to date, only 264 guilds world-wide have successfully beaten the entire raid at the hardest difficulty. To put that into context: the final raid of the MMORPG's Battle for Azeroth expansion, Ny'alotha, the Waking City, had been beaten on Mythic by over 700 guilds by this point in its life, nearly three times as many.

Blizzard has clearly noticed how much even dedicated raiders worldwide are struggling, and has announced a slate of heavy nerfs to some of the more problematic bosses (by which we mean they're difficult, as far as we know they haven't been accused of anything). You can find the full notes here, but here's a broad rundown.



RELATED LINKS: Best MMORPGs on PC, The best WoW addons, WoW Classic leveling guide

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 12:58 PM
     Escape from Tarkov is raining loot, with a wipe coming soon

The airspace over Tarkov is a bit busy these days. If you jump into an Escape from Tarkov raid right now, odds are good that you'll see a few planes overhead. Players have spotted up to six at a time, and they're all dropping supplies into the multiplayer survival game. It could only mean one thing: it's pre-wipe season.

The increased supply drops made some players think a new bug had appeared in Escape from Tarkov. However, a tweet from the official Battlestate Games account confirmed that this is an intentional phenomenon. The tweet shows a digital radar display with 15 aircraft detected in range.


RELATED LINKS: Escape from Tarkov system requirements, Escape From Tarkov Steam, Best battle royale games

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 12:55 PM
     Gotham Knights skins are customizable – yes, even the bikes

The recent gameplay reveal confirmed there are numerous different Gotham Knights skins and outfits to unlock in the eagerly-anticipated Batman-less superhero game, but it didn't show how many will be available. Now, Gotham Knights developers confirm not only how many costumes will be available to each hero, but that they have customization options too - even the Bat-bikes.

While the Nightwing and Red Hood gameplay showcase in May showed how players will be able to equip different character skins during the co-op game's campaign, as well as some of the options available, it didn't really go deep into the workbench itself and what players can do with those outfits - other than wear them, of course - nor how many there are.

In a new interview with Game Informer, executive producer Fleur Marty confirms that "each of our knights has 11 different suit styles" - making for a total of 44 general skins in Gotham Knights, although they can be customized. "Within a style, you can have customization with different pieces and different colorways," adds Marty.

RELATED LINKS: The best superhero games on PC, The best RPGs on PC, What if Batman: Arkham Knight 2 had happened?

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 12:29 PM
     Ark Andrewsarchus: spawn locations, controls, and how to tame

The Ark Andrewsarchus may sound like a friendly chap by name alone, but learning the locations it can spawn, how to tame one, and the various controls will soon teach you these warthog-like creatures are mean beasts - and they can get a lot meaner. For example, you can mount  a turret on its back once you've tamed it, so befriending an Andrewsarchus or two should come as a high priority because it's a force to be reckoned with.

While the Ark Andrewsarchus isn't capable of taking on the toughest Ark dinos, and it may struggle against the airborne Ark Desmodus, it's a nimble, ferocious fighter. We've got all the details on its spawn locations, plus everything you need to tame one, and how to control it once you've got one under your spell.

RELATED LINKS: Ark dinosaurs taming guide, Ark mods, Ark console commands

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 12:19 PM
     Minecraft player lovingly recreates the game's first trailer

With all the updates, versions, builds, and mods, it's hard to believe how far Minecraft has come. The full game was released all the way back in 2011, but even before that, it had been in Early Access since 2009. It's easy to forget just how much has been and gone in that time, especially if you've not actually played it since it first came into the world. Thankfully, this new trailer gives a beautiful insight into all that's changed.

RELATED LINKS: Minecraft console commands, Minecraft skins, Minecraft mods

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 12:13 PM
     Nvidia RTX 4000 GPUs might draw more power in gaming laptops and PCs

The Nvidia RTX 4000 rumour mill has been swirling for months now, with countless reports that upcoming GPUs likely won't so much sip power as they will gorge on it. This increased consumption apparently isn't limited to gaming PCs either, with team green's gaming laptop graphics cards seemingly having a larger appetite for watts too.

RELATED LINKS: RTX 4000 - everything we know, GeForce Now RTX 3080 review, Best graphics card

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 12:06 PM
     Gotham Knights is bigger than Batman: Arkham Knight

The Batman-less Batman game Gotham Knights will release in October but there are still enough questions remaining about the superhero game to confound the Riddler. Most notably, how big is Gotham Knights compared to Batman: Arkham Knight? According to the developers, it's "the biggest version of Gotham" ever made.

A recent Gotham Knights gameplay reveal showed off more of Batman's home of Gotham City than ever before, clearly showing that the open-world game boasts an expansive play area. However, other than a few brief shots of the map, fans haven't had confirmation on how it compares to previous Batman games.

In a new interview with Game Informer, executive producer Fleur Marty confirms that "it's the biggest version of Gotham that has been represented in video games," and the team particularly focused on "density and verticality." "It has a lot of layers," Marty adds.

RELATED LINKS: The best superhero games on PC, The best RPGs on PC, What if Batman: Arkham Knight 2 had happened?

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 12:03 PM
     All V Rising admin commands

Looking for all the V Rising admin commands? If you're getting tired of finding and unlocking new materials and recipes to advance in this survival game, then here are all of the console commands to easily generate materials or cut down on travel time by teleporting across the map.

First, you need to enable admin commands in V Rising before using them. In some cases, you may need to complete an extra step - depending on the server you're using - to give you admin permissions to use commands. We've included exactly how to enable admin commands in V Rising and a list of all cheats available. You can also use the console command 'list' to quickly access a full list of all console commands available in the hit vampire game.

RELATED LINKS: V Rising server settings, V Rising tips, The best V Rising base locations

Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Monday, June 20, 2022 6:28 PM

The Acter Nitro 5 is a strong if unremarkable gaming laptop, offering excellent performance for the money in a rather typical gamer-y design. It doesn't look quite as cool as a Razer Blade or as beautifully thick as an XMG Apex 15, but it's got it where it counts: inside. Right now, you can pick up a Nitro 5 laptop with an RTX 3080 graphics card, Ryzen 7 5800H processor, 1TB NVMe SSD and 1080p 360Hz screen for just £1499 at Ebuyer - a nearly £400 reduction from its original UK RRP.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Monday, June 20, 2022 5:33 PM

The Arctic P12 is one of the best value high-performance case fans - and now you can get five for £23, some 20% off their usual (already good!) price.

These fans come in black without RGB for a stealthy look, can be daisy-chained to make cable management easier and can be controlled via PWM from 200 to 1800RPM. In terms of performance, every review I've found mentions their great value, but they also detail whisper-quiet performance at low RPMs.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Monday, June 20, 2022 2:24 PM

One of the best parts of Cyberpunk 2077 is Night City itself, a loud and colourful place full of interesting details and decorations. I explored loads on foot, I explored more with the mod adding trains V can ride, and today I've explored even more with a mod adding hovercars. It's very cool, and I have only crashed about a hundred times.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Monday, June 20, 2022 12:25 PM

I realised earlier that today was the last day of Steam Next Fest, and I panicked. I remembered seeing one particular demo on Steam which made my ears prick up and my eyes expand to thrice their usual size, and until now I hadn't the time to try it out. So today I carved out a small portion of the day to download and play the demo for Dome Keeper, a wave-based survival game about protecting your glass dome home from alien invaders using a gigantic laser.

Unfortunately, I ended up playing it a little too long, and now I've left myself no time at all to write about why it was so great. Argh. Let me try anyway.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Monday, June 20, 2022 12:14 PM

The blue hedgehog is back! He goes very fast in his latest instalment, Sonic Frontiers! And lots of fans – naturally – think it looks terrible! The scepticism is understandable. But having gone hands-on with it at Summer Geoff Fest, I'd like to pose a counter argument: the game needs to be played. Just seeing it with your eyeballs doesn't do it justice. Yes, it's a weird departure for Sonic, but I am here for it.

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Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 7:03 PM
     A Wordle a day keeps the... word doctor away?

Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 4:36 PM
     Third-party developers have shared new assets and released new airport addons for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 3:00 PM
     Today Square Enix released a new video dedicated to its popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV, featuring the "Close in the Distance" song.

Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 2:25 PM
     Today Bandai Namco is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the .hack series of JRPGs developed by CyberConnect2.

Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 2:06 PM
     Who ever let a shambling corpse keep them from some cash?

Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 1:00 PM
     Seriously, I can only hope they make more of these because I am pretty sure I will never be getting another Zero Escape for as long as I live.

Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 12:57 PM
     Hype Performance Group is working on one of the first helicopters for Microsoft Flight Simulator and Twinfinite interviewed Steve Daniels.

Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 5:00 PM

.hack 20th anniversary exhibit

Bandai Namco and CyberConnect2 announced a .hack// 20th anniversary exhibit will be held in Japan in August 2022. It will appear at Yurakucho Marui in Tokyo, Japan. The .hack// 20th anniversary exhibit will feature special commemorative goods and a look back at the history of the series. People can attend between August 9-28, 2022. Tickets will cost 1,000 yen (or roughly $10). [Thanks, Dengeki!]

More information about the merchandise attendees will be able to obtain will be shared in the future. These announcements will also include purchase benefits and what kinds of displays will appear at the exhibit. However, a special illustration feature major protagonists from the series has been shared leading up to the event.

Bandai Namco also shared that it plans to release more merchandise to commemorate the anniversary of the series. This included the announcement of an artbook that will feature illustrations from the various game entries of the .hack series. Additionally, the physical edition of the 20th anniversary book will release in July 2022.

A 3 disc collection of music from the .hack series will also be released sometime in December 2022. It will include over 30 songs from titles such as:

  • .hack//Infection Vol. 1 - Vol.4
  • .hack//GU series
  • .hack//GU Trilogy
  • .hack//Link
  • .hack//Beyond the World + Versus Hybrid Pack
  • Guilty Dragon: The Sin and the Eight Curses
  • .hack//New World

The post .hack// 20th Anniversary Exhibit to be Held in August appeared first on Siliconera.

Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 4:00 PM

.hack 20th anniversary book

Famitsu announced physical editions of the .hack 20th anniversary book will release on July 19, 2022. The .hack 20th anniversary book will cost 3,250 yen (or roughly $24), which is close to the price that was previously announced. [Thanks, Famitsu!]

The anniversary book will feature developer interviews, the results of a reader survey, and a special manga. There will also be concept art not limited to the release of the games. Things from the anime will appear too. Pre-orders for the book are still available through the Japanese retailer Ebten.

Additionally, Bandai Namco entertainment released a short video to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the .hack series. You can watch it below.


The video reveals that a .hack commemorative 20th anniversary artbook will release in December 2022. A price for the artbook has yet to be shared, with more information to appear in the future. It will feature artwork specifically created for the .hack video game series. It will also feature entirely new illustrations. It will include artwork from the following titles:

  • .hack//Infection Vol. 1 - Vol.4
  • .hack//GU Series
  • .hack//GU Trilogy
  • .hack//Link
  • .hack//Beyond the World + Versus Hybrid Pack
  • Guilty Dragon: The Sin Dragon and the Eight Curses
  • .hack//New World
  • .hack//GU Last Recode

The physical edition of the .hack 20th anniversary book will release on July 19, 2022.

The post .hack 20th Anniversary Book Physical Edition to Release in July appeared first on Siliconera.

Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 3:00 PM

METAL MAX Xeno Reborn Review

It's said that one person's trash is another person's treasure, and nowhere is that expression more apt than in the aftermath of the apocalypse. From Fallout's bottle cap currency to the precious bullets of The Road Warrior, everyday items become valuable resources wherever the world as we know it has collapsed into myth and ruin. So it goes with Metal Max Xeno Reborn, where yesteryear's vehicles of war and destruction are the future-present's platforms of hope. One could also say the same for the game itself, salvaged over the course of years and redeveloped into something quite different — and much better - than before.

Metal Max Xeno Reborn is essentially a reboot of 2018's Metal Max Xeno. Though I didn't play more than a few hours of the original release, I went back to it prior to taking up Xeno Reborn for this review to see what's changed. While I can't speak comprehensively as to the differences, what I did see was substantial enough for me to consider Metal Max Xeno Reborn the definitive version of the game and recommend it above the original release for any curious newcomers. This might actually be some cold comfort for people who own the original, seeing as they'd have to pay again to experience a more complete realization of Metal Max Xeno's vision.


The most noticeable change in Metal Max Xeno Reborn is to the visuals. The somewhat low-fi, flat-shaded look of the original has been replaced by a detailed aesthetic. It's one that boasts more graphical bells and whistles, though it still won't compete with top-line AAA games. There's also a better sense of scale between the vehicle and character models. For example, your first vehicle in Metal Max Xeno was a cartoonish tank that was about the same size as a compact car. The Reborn version hands you a properly-sized model of Japan's real-life Type 10 main battle tank. Your Iron Base home no longer looks like a huge LED-festooned PC tower. It is now a structure that blends in more with the game's post-apocalyptic setting of Dystokyo. The interior's been remodeled to one less reminiscent of a Mega Man Reploid base, as well. Similarly, the character cutouts used in dialog have been replaced with ones drawn by Gravity Rush artist Takeshi Oga. The original cutouts by artist Oda Non can still be unlocked by clearing the story. Though relatively minor in the grand scheme of things, these visual changes, combined with better-detailed environments and a longer draw distance in the field, help sell Reborn's more consistent sense of atmosphere. No one will mistake it for being "realistic," though. This is still a game where you can take that Type 10 MBT, outfit it with five cannons, and use them to blow away a giant dinosaur with missile launchers on its back.

The second most obvious change was leveled at Metal Max Xeno's combat system and vehicle controls. Vehicles now control similarly to ones in open-world titles, with acceleration and braking mapped to the shoulder buttons by default. Additional physics behavior has also been applied in some cases, with tanks and buggies handling noticeably differently when bouncing over Dystokyo's dunes. Don't expect the driving experience to hold a candle to the likes of a dedicated racer or even the 2015 Mad Max action game, but it does add a lot of character. There's also a great touch where your dog and any dismounted characters will ride atop the currently controlled vehicle.

Metal Max Xeno Reborn

The most famous thing about the series, which is Metal Max Xeno Reborn's combat, is mostly focused on vehicle engagements. You and your party are in various tanks, buggies, and even a few mecha. All enemies spawn directly on the field, roaming around and noticing your party as you drive past. Stay in an enemy's sights long enough, and it transitions to combat. However, rather than a separate battle screen, fights now happen in quasi-real-time, similar to some Final Fantasy games' ATB system. Once engaged, you can bring up the menu at any point and queue up a shot with your equipped weapons. You can also enhance your attacks with various skills learned through skill point allocation and leveling up.

The implementation of real-time movement and on-field foes adds an extra dimension to combat that wasn't there before: cover. It's now possible to move your vehicle behind buildings and convenient corners to block enemy fire or hide from their sight and break off combat. Once you get weapons with longer range you can even start sniping entire groups of foes, clearing whole maps without them ever noticing you. You can even cheese some boss enemies, as you can fire a shot, run around the corner to break contact, then go back and fire again, chipping away at their health. This is useful, as the enemies are tougher overall and your vehicles are more fragile. Especially if you stress their engines and thin their armor to fit a lot of heavy weaponry. Thankfully, dying poses little risk, simply dumping you back at Iron Base for a heal before heading back out. Some might resent the loss of the sense of struggle, but I personally enjoyed the more casual pace this enabled. Even with these accommodations and convenient fast travel and save-anywhere systems, it can still be a real grind. It can take a lot of time to gather up enough money, materials, and skill points to upgrade your tanks enough to take on the "Wanted" enemies, whose deaths are necessary to bring down the game's "Extinction Meter."

METAL MAX Xeno Reborn

The Extinction Meter also demonstrates how the storytelling's been adjusted to accommodate Metal Max Xeno Reborn and its newfound appreciation for more freeform play. The meter represents how close humanity, represented by its last remaining stronghold in Iron Base, is to being annihilated by the Catastropus. That's a mechanical kaiju created by Noah, the AI that decided mankind was Earth's biggest problem. Your job as Iron Base's newest and only hunter is to to bring that meter down by destroying Catastropus' minions, accomplishing quests, and killing off the Wanted monsters that form the forefront of Noah's ongoing assault on humanity. The Extinction Meter was present in the original release, but didn't mean much since the whole game was pretty linear. Now the meter rises in semi-real time, ticking up if you while away the days without killing off a Wanted monster or progressing through the main story. It's not a time limit. You'd have to deliberately try to not play the game and just rest constantly to induce a fail state, but it is an interesting reflection of your actions. Especially since you have more freedom to determine where you go and in what order you tackle the challenges before you.

What storytelling and world-building Metal Max Xeno Reborn does is concentrated in the few survivors you find and bring back to Iron Base. They're mostly bleak fragments of backstory doled out in conversation. Cutscenes are few and far between, and character relationships are generally left at the surface level. Hilariously, getting into a romance ends the game, leaving you to reload the last save. Kadokawa Games rightly realized that some games are better served by a story that gets out of your way and has tuned Xeno Reborn to reflect that philosophy.

Metal Max Xeno Reborn

Unfortunately, a philosophy that could have been better reflected by Metal Max Xeno Reborn is one that prioritizes a smooth user experience and player onboarding. Despite years of work and what amounts to a comprehensive overhaul, Metal Max Xeno Reborn is as janky as the ramshackle wasteland buggies you drive across the ruins. Driving physics have been improved, but the environment is full of invisible walls and unclimbable barriers that stop your 30-ton tank dead in its tracks because it clipped the corner of a random rock. Many critical functions are buried behind multiple menus and vague item or skill descriptions. Further, the localization suffers from oversights in editing, like inconsistencies, spelling errors, and odd word choices. It's not unplayable, but it amounts to a set of new problems introduced by the effort solve the problems of the original release. A step back despite the multiple steps forward accomplished by the reboot.

Nevertheless though, these issues are relatively easy to overlook in light of the fact that there's really nothing quite like Metal Max Xeno Reborn in the JRPG space. It may still be a bit spartan and feel undercooked compared to its better-known, more lavishly produced contemporaries, but its focus on vehicle combat and spare, understated storytelling makes it unique and rarely boring. Appreciating what Metal Max Xeno Reborn does in spite of itself feels kind of like digging an old relic out of a pile of junk, dusting it off, and finding that it's still got some life in it. It's not quite a treasure, but it's farther from being trash than it's ever been.

Metal Max Xeno Reborn is available for the PS4, PC, and Nintendo Switch. Metal Max Xeno is available for the PS4.

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Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 2:00 PM

Dusk Diver 2 Release Date Set

Dusk Diver 2 Release Date Set

We now know the Dusk Diver 2 release date. Idea Factory International confirmed it will bring the game to North America and Europe on August 30, 2022. Previously, the game had a general Summer 2022 release window.

There's also a new trailer to accompany the announcement. People can see Yang Yumo again attempt to save the world. The video begins with a bit of exposition. It also shows Yumo running through the streets while she's being watched. She again finds herself facing Chaos Beasts. From there, the trailer shows how the action-RPG works. People can see Yumo, Leo, Le Viada, and Bahet fight enemies.

As a reminder, the launch edition of Dusk Diver 2 will come with bonus items. In North America, the $49.99 version comes with a soundtrack CD and art book. Pre-orders already opened for it there. However, the European pre-orders aren't open yet. Idea Factory International hasn't announced when they will be available.

The North American and European release date for Dusk Diver 2 is August 30, 2022. It will come to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 . It is immediately available in Japan. People can already get the PC version of Dusk Divers 2 worldwide via Steam.

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Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 1:00 PM

Square Enix showed off FFVII Remake promotional materials for the Banora White apple juice made famous in Crisis Core FFVII

Square Enix shared more Final Fantasy VII Remake art and images on Twitter. This time, it also references Crisis Core FFVII's Banora. When Cloud is heading from the train station to the Mako Reactor in the beginning of FFVII Remake, Banora White apple juice advertisements appear. The latest concept art drop offers a closer look at these materials.

The backstory regarding Banora White apples and apple juice comes up during Crisis Core FFVII. As Zack is going about the adventure, he learns that fellow Soldier 1st Class Genesis Rhapsodos is from the town where they are grown. Genesis is the one who created the drink. They're also called dumbapples in-game.

As for the FFVII Remake art, there are two pieces of Banora White apple juice promotional material. The first is the poster. This appears in multiple locations in-game. Though it is most obvious during the introduction. It shows a young woman drinking the juice. The second piece of art looks more like a label and features a better look at a dumbapple.

FFVII Remake Banora White Apple Juice Promotional Materials Shared

FFVII Remake Banora White Apple Juice Promotional Materials Shared Label

This latest share comes after the reveal that Crisis Core FFVII is coming back. During the 25th anniversary stream, Square Enix announced a Reunion version of the game would appear on all current platforms. This version of the game will feature things like new character models and a changed UI.

Final Fantasy VII Remake is available on the PlayStation 4, while FFVII Remake Intergrade is available on the PlayStation 5 and PC via Epic Games Store and Steam. The Crisis Core FFVII Reunion remaster will appear on the Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC in Winter 2022.

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PC Invasion - FeedDDD Monday, June 20, 2022 2:00 PM
     Elden Ring cut questlineWhen it comes to FromSoftware games, there's usually plenty left on the cutting room floor. As is the case in a lot of games, actually. Elden Ring is no different either, and now a cut questline involving everyone's favorite merchant has been discovered. At this point, it's clear that Elden Ring has a ton of cut content left to discover. As spotted by Eurogamer, Elden Ring's latest piece of cut content was discovered and restored by dataminer Sekiro Dubi. You may remember them as the one who delved deeper into the mysterious colosseums dotted around the map. This time around they've managed to restore an entire questline for a character after months of hard work.   Another cut questline in Elden Ring The cut questline is centered around Merchant Kalé, the first merchant most players are likely to meet in Elden Ring. Beyond having a few useful items for sale, Merchant Kalé doesn't have a very big role in the game. However, the cut questline ind...

PC Invasion - FeedDDD Monday, June 20, 2022 1:05 PM
     Warzone Pacific Ricochet anti-cheat disarmAs soon as Call of Duty: Warzone launched, cheating became a huge problem in the battle royale. So far, measures to combat cheaters have included multiple ban waves, the introduction of cloaking, which allows players targeted by a cheater to turn invisible, and more. As the fight continues, Activision has upgraded its Ricochet anti-cheat with another mitigating feature. Cheaters will now be disarmed in Warzone, and it's quite amusing for us legitimate players to see. Activision explained the new Ricochet Disarm feature for Call of Duty: Warzone in a blog post. Cheaters having lethality and the potential to ruin another player's game is the main and most frustrating issue. Therefore, the solution is to take everything away from cheaters. Once a cheater is detected in a match, they'll lose all their weapons, even their fists. A clip is provided on the blog post to show the Disarm feature in action. As you can see, the cheater is moving around before getting their weapon...

Player Assist | Game Guides & Walkthroughs Monday, June 20, 2022 6:05 PM
     Pokemon Legends: Arceus is set in olden times in the Pokemon world when it was rare to find harmony between people and Pokemon. Set in the Hisui region, modern-day Sinnoh, you will join the Galaxy Expedition Team (Galaxy Team for short) as a member of the Survey Corps stationed in Jubilife Village. You will be […]

Player Assist | Game Guides & Walkthroughs Monday, June 20, 2022 5:00 PM
     Smoke here, smoke there, smoke everywhere. Here is how to play VALORANT's designated smoker Agents. Controller Agents are equipped with abilities that can help them secure various areas around maps with relative ease. These agents work best when they can stay alive and use their abilities to help their team and limit the enemies' options. […]

Player Assist | Game Guides & Walkthroughs Monday, June 20, 2022 4:00 PM
     Is dungeon-crawling starting to feel a little too easy? Challenge yourself by increasing game difficulty in Diablo Immortal. Forget the typical Easy, Normal, and Hard difficulty levels found in most games on the market – Diablo Immortal gives players five additional difficulty levels to shoot for in the endgame. Completing the Main Campaign is the […]

Player Assist | Game Guides & Walkthroughs Monday, June 20, 2022 3:00 PM
     The Raiden Shogun, her Excellency, the Almighty Narukami Ogosho, and the one who promised the people of Inazuma an unchanging Eternity is none other than the Electro Archon. It is known through tales that the Raiden Shogun is a warrior who slew many gods and conquered other races. Her true name is "Raiden Ei" Before […]

Player Assist | Game Guides & Walkthroughs Monday, June 20, 2022 2:00 PM
     We've seen Pearl's map layout and a few things that struck us the most – the number of corners, lanes, and cubbies scattered around the map. Pearl is due for release in just a few days (June 22), and if you've seen some of the leaks and teasers around VALORANT's newest map, you probably already […]

Player Assist | Game Guides & Walkthroughs Monday, June 20, 2022 1:00 PM
     One of the Shrines in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the Gee Ha'rah Shrine or the Tandem. This shrine requires Link to overcome various puzzles that involve pushing large buttons using concrete spheres hanging from the ceiling to access certain parts of the shrine, reach the altar, and complete the shrine. […]

Player Assist | Game Guides & Walkthroughs Monday, June 20, 2022 12:02 PM
     So you want to crawl dungeons in high-res and smooth framerates? Diablo Immortal on an Emulator is the key. This guide will show you how to play Diablo Immortal on Emulators. Diablo Immortal is out now on iOS, Android, and PC. Now you are probably wondering: "Wait. What? Diablo Immortal, a mobile game, is also […]

Gaming Instincts – Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism Monday, June 20, 2022 4:59 PM

The trailer features 10 minutes of new uncut gameplay

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Gaming Instincts – Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism Monday, June 20, 2022 3:56 PM

The game is to be the publisher's largest project to date

The post Narrative RPG Project Vitriol Announced appeared first on Gaming Instincts - Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism.

Gaming Instincts – Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism Monday, June 20, 2022 3:06 PM

The game first launched on February 24 in Asia

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Gaming Instincts – Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism Monday, June 20, 2022 2:45 PM

The game first launched for Apple Arcade

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Gaming Instincts – Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism Monday, June 20, 2022 2:21 PM

The digital event will last for about 20 minutes

The post Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Direct to Hold on June 22 appeared first on Gaming Instincts - Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism.

Pivotal Gamers Monday, June 20, 2022 2:40 PM
     What's up all? MMOBomb is giving you the chance to win on World of Warships. Their message follows. Wargaming and MMOBomb have partnered up to get our users a free gift pack key with in-game items for World of Warships including old and new Players. A few words about World of Warships World of Warships is a free to play MMO game, centered on epic naval battles during the World War II era. Yo...

Pivotal Gamers Monday, June 20, 2022 1:05 PM
     What's up all? We have another remarkable offer from itch.io for Blades Adrift. This is what they say. Get Blades Adrift for FREE! A few words about Blades Adrift After dying in battle you are sent to the 10 layers of warrior limbo with nothing but your blade and bow… With precision, speed, skill and tactical decision will you make your way to the heaven of warriors or be trapped in li...

MonsterVine Monday, June 20, 2022 12:00 PM
     Souldiers can be a fun and creative exploratory platformer, but the Switch version is bogged down by quite a few intense technical issues and brutal load times. These could be improved going forwards, but for now, they make recommending Souldiers a bit difficult. Souldiers Developer: Retro Forge Price: $20 Platform: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox […]

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Kotaku Monday, June 20, 2022 10:15 AM

There are two ways to play a beat 'em up. You can carefully learn all the moves, practice delivering them as you make your way through the early levels, until you've mastered the moveset of your character and masterfully plow your way forward with balletic displays. Or, you can just hit all the buttons at random and…


Kotaku Monday, June 20, 2022 9:25 AM

Diablo Immortal has been one of the more hotly contested releases of 2022, receiving the lowest ever user score on Metacritic, while simultaneously receiving eight million downloads and making over $24,000,000 in its first two weeks. However, according to a report by Reuters, the announcement of an eleventh-hour…


PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 11:50 AM
     Fortnite should be getting a Fireworks Gun in the future

Fortnite is filled to the brim with creative and chaotic weapons and tools like the excellent Grapple Glove, or any number of over-the-top grenades and guns. It's a big part of the appeal for many players alongside how much fun it is to play, coupled with the still fairly new ability to avoid having to build a Sistine Chapel whenever you get into a firefight.

RELATED LINKS: Fortnite V-Bucks, Fortnite Skins, Fortnite Creative Codes

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 11:41 AM
     Battlefield 2042 season 1 delivers another iconic mid-air hijack

A Battlefield 2042 player has pulled off an astounding mid-air hijack that's on par with the classic 'LoopZook' manoeuvre that helped inspire the catchphrase 'only in Battlefield.' The clip shows the player leap off a cliff, snipe a helicopter pilot whilst wingsuiting, and successfully commandeer the aircraft.

The feat takes place on Battlefield 2042's newly released map, Exposure, which rolled out with the multiplayer game's first season earlier this month. In the clip, redditor Galaxy3170 begins at the top of the cliff in zone D, and spots a Russian MI-240 Super Hind helicopter moving into position in the gulch below.

RELATED LINKS: Battlefield 2042 review, Best multiplayer games on PC, Best FPS games on PC

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 11:23 AM
     The best Diablo Immortal Monk build for PvP and PvE

Looking for the best Diablo Immortal Monk build? The Monk is a fast-paced fighter, specialising in martial arts and agility, excelling in both PvE and PvP as the party's master of melee. The Monk is quick and can land deadly, sweeping blows with crowd control skills - great for grouping enemies and dipping in and out of combat with high DPS and killer combos to match.

The Monk is one of the six Diablo Immortal classes, and ranks well on our Diablo Immortal tier list, though not as high as the Crusader and Barbarian as the Monk is best utilised in co-op as a support role. While the Monk's defensive and damage capabilities are strong, we've chosen a Diablo Immortal Monk build that is flexible, but capitalises on the Monk's party buffing potential and crowd control, instead of acting as more of a rogue in combat.

Here is the best Diablo Immortal Monk build for both PvE and PvP, although we do recommend you use this build in a party as it's not for solo play.

RELATED LINKS: Diablo Immortal tier list, Diablo Immortal system requirements, Best Diablo Immortal builds

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 11:03 AM
     Resident Evil Village 56% off in Fanatical summer sale

Have you picked up Resident Evil Village yet? If not, now would be the ideal time for you to do so, because as of today, the game is 56% off in Fanatical's Red Hot Sale. It's one of many games to receive a hefty reduction, with several big games from the last few years available at 50% off or higher, including Soul Calibur 6, Frostpunk, Biomutant, and more.

What makes the Resident Evil Village offer particularly appealing is that this would be a great time for you to buy it. We recently learned a little more about the game's soon-to-be-released DLC, which will see the iconic Lady Dimitrescu become a playable character. Doubtlessly, fans are very excited about this (with even those who haven't played probably having heard of her), and playing the horror game now will put you in just the right position when the DLC comes out in October.

However, even ignoring the DLC, the base game itself is pretty spectacular. To quote our Resident Evil Village review "[the game] pulls the best bits from the series' past and recombines them into something fresh and surprising[...][its] heights are among the best in Resident Evil's illustrious history." Even if you've never played a Resident Evil game before, this is one you should definitely try.

RELATED LINKS: Resident Evil Village review, Resident Evil Village bosses guide, The best horror games on PC

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 11:01 AM
     V Rising 1.0 will improve the game's longevity, says devs

So is V Rising live service or something the developer feels needs large player counts to be successful? It seems that's not the case, as according to the survival game's creators Stunlock Studios, although it is working towards making the final V Rising 1.0 release "an evolution" of the vampire game - with "improved longevity" too.

In a new interview with SegmentNext, developer Stunlock Studios revealed a selection of new details about the direction V Rising is headed with its final 1.0 release - whenever that will be. The RPG game has received excellent sales figures on Steam, and a number of those players are worried about longevity in particular.

Regarding player retention, Stunlock believes V Rising doesn't need "a large population to continue to be fun, and it really just isn't a live service game in that sense." While the team is "incredibly thankful" for the support from players, it doesn't "feel beholden to keeping every single person playing indefinitely."

RELATED LINKS: V Rising server settings, V Rising tips, The best V Rising base locations

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 11:52 AM
     Diablo Immortal player beats server boss without microtransactions

Diablo Immortal's microtransactions may seem like a fundamental requirement if you want to beat the game's climactic boss battle, and establish yourself at the top of your server as an 'immortal'. But one YouTuber has demonstrated how spending money on legendary gems and loot boxes is not entirely necessary to reach Diablo Immortal's highest character status.

RELATED LINKS: Diablo Immortal tier list, Diablo Immortal system requirements, Best Diablo Immortal builds

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 10:20 AM
     The best Diablo Immortal Crusader build for PvP and PvE

Looking for the best Diablo Immortal Crusader build? Creating a Crusader build for PvP and PvE is a hard balance to strike, but this holy warrior can act as both a heavy brawler and a healer. Pick the right items, skills, and gems and you'll be tough enough to deal with any situation.

The Crusader is a stalwart Diablo Immortal class and is on our list of the best Diablo Immortal builds. It's a high-damage class that can cover ground quickly thanks to its celestial steed, and it's great at tackling large swathes of enemies and buffing the party. If you see yourself as the party's standard-bearer - one to charge in and act as the rally point, dealing sweeping blows while aiding your tailing comrades - then you should choose the Crusader.

We've gone for a build that works in both PvE and PvP, but we recommend playing this with a party of friends as the crowd control skills and area of attack abilities are more effective when your teammates can swoop in and finish enemies off. It's also worth flagging that the party buffs we include in this build make it very poorly optimised for solo play, but with a few tweaks, you can create a solo build that'll bash down most packs of enemies.

RELATED LINKS: Diablo Immortal tier list, Diablo Immortal system requirements, Best Diablo Immortal builds

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 10:14 AM
     The best Diablo Immortal Necromancer build for PvP and PvE

Wondering how to craft the best Necromancer build in Diablo Immortal? It seems self-explanatory on the surface – dark mage summons dead people for battle – but Diablo Immortal's Necromancer class has a surprising amount of flexibility in how you send your foes into the great beyond. Despite being burdened with low mobility, the Necromancer excels in PvE and PvP combat.

The best Diablo Immortal Necromancer build covers a broad range of areas, including distance attacks and support skills. There's a good deal of flexibility in how you approach these skills too. You could opt for a support Necromancer, for example, or a master of summons who destroys all in their path. If you're playing with a Clan, make sure to consider how your build may complement your party members as well.

This guide covers the best skills for your Necromancer and what kind of combat style to focus on for both PvE and PvP modes. We'll also cover the best Diablo Immortal gems you should prioritize to boost those skills and get the most from one of Diablo Immortal's most unique classes.

RELATED LINKS: Diablo Immortal tier list, Diablo Immortal system requirements, Best Diablo Immortal builds

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 10:11 AM
     Some AMD Ryzen 7000 Zen 4 CPUs may support DDR4 RAM after all

Upgrading your gaming PC with an AMD Ryzen 7000 Zen 4 CPU may not be such a costly affair after all, as new reports claim that team red might be planning to launch DDR4 compatible chips. Leaks suggest that these processors won't be destined for the upcoming AM5 platform and will instead find a home on AM4 motherboards.

RELATED LINKS: Zen 4 CPUs - everything we know, RDNA 3 GPUs - everything we know, Best gaming CPU

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 9:43 AM
     Diablo Immortal tier list

Searching for a Diablo Immortal tier list? There's nothing worse in an RPG game than investing countless hours into leveling your character only to discover they don't suit your play style. With six Diablo Immortal classes to pick from and only five character slots per server, hardcore players are going to have to make a tough decision sooner or later.

We've taken a close look at every class to determine their place on the Diablo Immortal tier list. There are classes that specialise in crowd control, but perform badly against bosses, and then there's other aspects like PvP and Challenge Rifts to factor in. It's important to note that Diablo Immortal is frequently updated, so it's entirely possible that the worst Diablo Immortal class on our list could soon become the best after a balance patch.

In the future, players will have the option to change their class on the fly using the Class Change mechanic, first revealed on a Diablo Immortal blog post. Until then, you're going to have to settle with the characters you create.

RELATED LINKS: Diablo Immortal tier list, Diablo Immortal system requirements, Best Diablo Immortal builds

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 8:03 AM
     One of the original MOBAs, Heroes of Newerth, has shut down

League of Legends and Dota 2, the ruling kings of the MOBA world, once had a rival in Heroes of Newerth. But as reported by News AU, following a long and slow decline in player numbers, as of today, June 20, the game once positioned to challenge Valve and Riot Games has officially closed down.

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 7:52 AM
     Vampire Survivors update 0.7.3 may actually add a vampire

The upcoming Vampire Survivors update 0.7.3 is almost here and developer Poncle confirms the first details in the patch notes, as well as a tease for the vampire game's next character - which may be an actual vampire, this time.

While there are plenty of Vampire Survivors characters already, one thing the survival game is often lacking in is - despite the title - actual vampires. There are characters who can be found in coffins, but we're more likely to get a flower-farting dog than a true Dracula-wannabe.

However, the tease on Twitter for the Vampire Survivors 0.7.3 patch notes - which confirms the release date as June 23 - shows little emotes for watching eyes and a male vampire. The previous patch, for example, was teased with a church - and then stage 5 hit and it was literally a church. Expect this vampire tease to be very literal, but also expect the unexpected too.

RELATED LINKS: The best survival games on PC in 2022, Vampire Survivors weapon evolution guide, The best Vampire Survivors build

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 9:18 AM
     The best Diablo Immortal Barbarian build for PvP and PvE

Want to make the best Diablo Immortal Barbarian build? The Barbarian is the quintessential close-range Diablo Immortal class, and a great choice for newcomers to the Diablo series. Where other classes may prefer to hang back and deal damage from a relatively safe distance, Diablo Immortal's Barbarian charges ahead of the party to get right up in the enemy's face.

Unlike other classes, such as the Demon Hunter and Necromancer, the Barbarian's secret to success isn't damage output, although the class can certainly hold its own in that regard. Instead, the Barbarian's primary role is to tank as many hits as possible, drawing enemies away from their squishier allies. 

Pairing high mobility with devastating area-of-effect abilities, the Barbarian excels at tearing through multiple enemies at once. However, high cooldowns and limited means of retreat mean that the Barbarian is particularly vulnerable to becoming overwhelmed. We're breaking down the best attributes, skills, gear, and gems to keep your Diablo Immortal Barbarian build slicing and dicing.

RELATED LINKS: Diablo Immortal tier list, Diablo Immortal system requirements, Best Diablo Immortal builds

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 7:34 AM
     How to enable Diablo Immortal crossplay and cross-progression

Want to play Diablo Immortal crossplay? The game is available on both PC and mobile, so naturally, you may be wondering if you can enable cross-progression and crossplay between the two platforms.

The good news is Diablo Immortal supports both crossplay and cross-progression. To get Diablo Immortal crossplay working on both mobile and PC, all you need to do is make your character on mobile and then head to the 'account' tab of the settings menu. Next, click the 'connect your account' option and link it to your Battle.net account. There is also the option to log in to your Battle.net account from the title screen once you've made your first character. If you're a bit stuck on which Diablo Immortal class is right for you, check out our tier list to make this step a little easier.

If you've already started playing on mobile then you'll be prompted to link accounts as soon as you boot Diablo Immortal on PC, so it's hard to miss. On that note, if you're a mobile player who's still on the fence about playing on PC, it might be worth checking out the Diablo Immortal system requirements before you take the plunge. As Diablo Immortal is always online, hopping between mobile and PC is pretty seamless - you can even log into one platform while playing on the other, and Battle.net will automatically save your progress and boot you off the original session.

RELATED LINKS: Diablo Immortal tier list, Diablo Immortal system requirements, Best Diablo Immortal builds

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 7:13 AM
     Modder creates a Lego brick gaming monitor, plays Doom on it

You can now play Doom on a Lego brick, thanks to the efforts of one modder and their tiny OLED gaming monitor. Previously, the ridiculously small screen could only display animated lines, but it's now (sort of) capable of running one of the best FPS games of all time. It's the latest in the plethora of platforms and heaps of hardware you can find running the beloved shooter that you probably wouldn't think you'd ever see.

RELATED LINKS: Doom runs on Twitter, Play Doom

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 6:52 AM
     GTA V's warehouses can be exploited for millions – but only this week

GTA V's latest update can be exploited to make millions using the special cargo and warehouse missions, but you don't have long – like a red-hot stock tip, you need to act in the next three days, before the next update on June 23.


PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 6:46 AM
     There's a tasty Starfield Easter egg hiding in the trailer

Players have spotted a delicious Starfield Easter egg hiding in the Xbox Showcase gameplay trailer. The mythical and much-memed Starfield sandwich, that looked so moist and tasty in the previous E3 2021 trailer, makes an appearance in a single shot of the new reveal - which surely must be deliberate?

Since the extended Starfield gameplay trailer launched, all sorts of details have been spotted hiding in plain sight - such as confirmation of a photo mode, every weapon having an in-universe ammo counter, and even the first glitches.

This spot, from user OdahP on Reddit, could have them all beat - as a single frame of the trailer seems to show the iconic Starfield sandwich. The well-rendered cheese sandwich from the previous trailer got so much attention people recreated the recipe in real life and even asked Bethesda boss Todd Howard about it, who confirmed that the team "spent a lot of time on that cheese sandwich." He even used the term "space cheese" which we appreciate.

RELATED LINKS: Starfield release date, Starfield ship design, Starfield Game Pass

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 6:42 AM
     Diablo Immortal Gems guide

Looking for a comprehensive guide to getting, socketing, and upgrading Diablo Immortal Gems? As in previous Diablo games, gems are absolutely indispensable when it comes to maximising your character's potential and boosting your gear score. Each one grants a passive attribute buff, giving you that much-needed edge to keep fighting through the horrors of Sanctuary just that little bit longer.

While you might be tempted to hold off farming for normal Gems in favour of those coveted Legendary Gems, these are relatively difficult to come by in Diablo Immortal without opening your wallet first. The initial benefits of standard Gems might seem negligible, but taking the time to upgrade them will make those Elder Rift runs far 20more manageable regardless of which Diablo Immortal class you've chosen.

In this guide, we'll outline the benefits of each Gem type, plus how to find, socket, and upgrade them. Exactly how valuable each Gem is depends heavily on the Diablo Immortal builds you're constructing, so keep your character's base strengths and weaknesses in mind as you decide what Gems will be best for you.

RELATED LINKS: Diablo Immortal tier list, Diablo Immortal system requirements, Best Diablo Immortal builds

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 7:31 AM
     Minecraft brewing stand and chart guide

If you're new to Minecraft brewing and want to get to grips with the basics - including what on earth you should do with your phantom membranes - we've created a simple guide on how to make potions in Minecraft. Our guide includes how to use a brewing stand, equipment, and key ingredients.

Minecraft brewing can be used to create a vast array of consumable potions that will cause various status effects, such as healing buffs, strength enhancers, and elemental cures for when you take on Minecraft mobs and monsters. All potions created from brewing require a base ingredient, which can then be adapted and enhanced using a secondary ingredient and/or modifier.

We've broken down exactly what you'll need in this Minecraft brewing guide below, including some of the most common ingredients and their effects. We'll start by breaking down the key equipment you'll need to get started on your journey to become a brewing pro before moving onto the ingredients you'll be combining. So, without further ado, here's your brewing primer for beginners.

RELATED LINKS: Minecraft console commands, Minecraft skins, Minecraft mods

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 6:11 AM
     Diablo Immortal server list for PC and mobile

Looking for the Diablo Immortal server list? Before you can begin smashing through Sanctuary's army of undead, you've got to pick a server. Diablo Immortal doesn't include cross-server play or character transfers, so if you're playing with friends it's vital that you decide which server to play in. Thankfully, Blizzard Entertainment has released a complete list of servers for different regions and languages, so you and your friends can work out which server to join for co-op dungeon-delving or brutal PvP brawls.

As the Diablo Immortal server list shows, the game has support for many different languages. You may want to ensure that the server you join has players that speak the same dialect. If performance is your priority, the server you pick should be one close to you to reduce latency.

When you first boot up the RPG game, you're automatically assigned a server in your region. However, you can choose to change your Diablo Immortal server by clicking the arrow next to the server name, then using the options available to choose your region and server. If you want to continue where you left off and can't remember which server your character is on, click the My Heroes tab on the left of the server screen.

RELATED LINKS: Diablo Immortal tier list, Diablo Immortal system requirements, Best Diablo Immortal builds

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 5:43 AM
     The best Diablo Immortal class for every type of player

Want to know which Diablo Immortal class you should pick? It may shock you to learn that there's a PC version of the mobile RPG game Blizzard initially said wasn't coming to PC. That's great for those of you who prefer to play by frantically clicking your mouse rather than tapping your thumbs, but the main takeaway here is that there's a new Diablo game.

Set between the events of Diablo 2 and Diablo 3, your chosen adventurer must deal with the consequences of Archangel Tyrael's sacrifice, and prevent the Lord of Terror's minions from rebuilding the shattered Worldstone. If you've been playing Diablo for a while, you may already have picked your favourite Diablo Immortal class and be familiar with how it'll play. However, if this is your first time venturing into Blizzard's hellish realm, you may be seeking a little to help you defeat the demonic beasts who are relishing the chance to rend your flesh.

Our Diablo Immortal tier list takes an objective stance on the best class in the game, but that doesn't mean too much if it doesn't suit your play style. Do you go with the savage Barbarian who can use deadly melee attacks to chop, lop, and crop any foes in their way? Perhaps the Demon Hunter's unique combination of stealth and ranged techniques is more your cup of the proverbial. Still no? If you'd rather take a back seat and keep your hands clean, then you'll probably love the idea of summoning minions with the Necromancer and getting them to do your bidding. There are six wildly different classes in Diablo Immortal, so let's go over each one and explain how they play.

RELATED LINKS: Diablo Immortal tier list, Diablo Immortal system requirements, Best Diablo Immortal builds

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 5:25 AM
     Upcoming PC games 2022 and beyond

What are the best upcoming games to keep an eye on this year and the next? Hope, anticipation, agony, and elation - it's the endless cycle of emotions we go through during the annual PC release schedule.

Year in, year out, games - via Steam and otherwise - are produced in such varying degrees of quality that not a single one of them is destined for certain success. Masterpieces are released alongside utter disasters, series are born while others dwindle and, occasionally, a game actually lives up to our expectations. So, what are the best upcoming PC games of 2022?

How can we possibly navigate the dizzying number of announcements, trailers, and teases to find which of the upcoming PC games we should devote our finite supply of hype to? Us old PCGamesN sages have been round the videogame block plenty of times already, so we're perfectly placed to tell you about the titles you should be saving your pennies up for. Below you'll find the upcoming PC games you should keep on your radar, as well as their expected release dates.

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 5:24 AM
     The best new PC games in 2022

What are the best new PC games 2022? Perhaps you have just been paid, bank account fat with virtual dosh, or you simply want to get caught up with the latest PC games because they are, well, new and shiny.

It is all well and good starting another daring round of PUBG, taking on a new 100-hour Football Manager save, or yet another The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim adventure but, as much as we love setting mammoths ablaze, there are plenty of new PC games that will more than supply your gaming fix. You don't want to be the person who isn't In The Know now, do you?

These days, new PC games pour onto Steam at a frankly dizzying rate, making it impossible to keep up with them all. Thankfully, us kind folk at PCGamesN have separated the wheat from the chaff when it comes to recent PC releases. So, below you will find every new PC games for which you should be saving up your pennies. This list is updated regularly to include the latest releases.

RELATED LINKS: Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order gameplay, Best space games on PC

PCGamesN Monday, June 20, 2022 4:54 AM
     Seamless Starfield spaceflight is important to me, Todd Howard

Bethesda's open-world games offer some of the best examples of freedom in gaming. They're true sandbox game experiences, so Starfield had me very excited - until studio head Todd Howard confirmed that there is no seamless space travel from planets to space.

Basically, this means that you cannot get in your ship and fly it from a planet's surface directly to outer space and then go back down again. Instead, you get in your ship, presumably get a short cutscene of taking off, but don't have control over it until the ship is out in space. While you seemingly can land anywhere, it's just a matter of approaching the planet and selecting a point on a map - like fast travel.

"People have asked, 'can you fly the ships straight down to the planet?' No," Todd Howard confirms, without ambiguity. "The on-surface is one reality, and when you're in space, it's another reality." As for why Bethesda decided not to allow players to seamlessly fly ships between space and planet surfaces, Howard says the team didn't want to spend time developing something "that's not that important to the player."

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Monday, June 20, 2022 11:55 AM

I didn't get to play as much at Steam Next Fest this weekend as I usually do, partly because I just ran out of time, and partly because the time I did have I spent playing Necrosmith. There were some demos I was meant to play for, like, actual work, and then I ran into a puzzle wall or a bug or something so I just fired up Necrosmith again.

Necrosmith is a 2D necromance 'em up that is also sort of a tower defence game. In the middle of the map is your evil lair, the Hall Of Bones, a sort of legally distinct Sauron's tower that gets more flying buttresses the more you upgrade it. If enemies (which can be packs of wolves or flying bugs or all manner of things) do enough damage to destroy it, you lose - so that's your defense bit. For the towers bit, you have to imagine that the towers can move on their own, and also that they're shambling undead monsters made from a jigsaw of different limbs you find, like an army of very unhygenic Mr Potato Heads.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Monday, June 20, 2022 11:33 AM

Dinosaurs are cool and scary right? Spiders aren't so great but they're definitely biologically intimidating to humans too. Combine the two and you get Shantae developers WayForward's Spidersaurs, which describes itself as a 2D co-op run'n'gun action game. It's coming to Steam soon, say WayForward. Try not to get the theme tune stuck in your head when you watch the trailer below.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Monday, June 20, 2022 10:15 AM

Of all the demos featured in this past week's Steam Next Fest, indie environmental 'reverse city-builder' Terra Nil has performed exceedingly well for itself. The demo has cropped up among the top 50 on the most-played games on Steam over the weekend, and is currently nestled between Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord and Vampire Survivors. Not bad for a chill game about rewilding a barren planet.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Monday, June 20, 2022 9:13 AM

Every weekend, indie devs show off current work on Twitter's #screenshotsaturday tag. And every Monday, I bring you a selection of these snaps and clips. This time, come admire some rotoscoping, Ponging, and two very different metroidvanias.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Monday, June 20, 2022 7:17 AM

Bungie and Canadian company Elite Boss Tech, the creators of cheating software for Destiny 2, have reached an agreement in a copyright infringement lawsuit that Bungie brought. Elite Boss Tech have agreed to pay Bungie £13.5 million (£11 million). The agreement includes a permanent injunction against Elite Boss Tech that prohibits them from making more software that infringes on Bungie's. Details of the stipulated consent judgement between the two companies, which has yet to be signed off by the court, were reported by Torrentfreak.

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Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 11:52 AM
     Star Guardian is one of the most iconic event series in Riot Games' popular MOBA League of Legends, and it's coming back.

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     Protect Anson until he completes the ritual!

Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 11:27 AM
     Today Riot Games revealed a previously-teased new cinematic trailer for its popular free-tp-play hero shooter Valorant.

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Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 10:30 AM
     If one trailer about Soul Hackers 2 a day isn't enough for you, Atlus released a second video dedicated to the upcoming JRPG.

Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 10:18 AM
     Time to howl at the midnight moon! Here's how to become a Werewolf in The Sims 4.

Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 9:53 AM
     Today Nintendo announced that one of its "direct" livestreams will air this week, dedicated to Xenoblade Chronicles 3.

Twinfinite Monday, June 20, 2022 9:13 AM
     Ditch the Black Screen with these ways

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     Grab a second controller to play splitscreen multiplayer in Fortnite with a friend!

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     Along with new PvE event and updated Guild Battles.

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     Capture your best Fortnite moments

Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 12:00 PM

Here's the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R Wamuu Trailer

The latest JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R video is here, and it stars Wamuu. He is one of the major enemies from the Battle Tendency part of the story.

Wamuu isn't a Ripple user. Rather, he's a member of the Pillar Men. All members of this race can change their bodies. In the case of Wamuu, he changes his body into gusts of winds and tornadoes. His trailer shows how he changes his body's structure to attack. The ultimate attack in the video is his Final Mode, Atmospheric Rift wind whip.

Only one of the Pillar Men isn't playable in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R. Esidisi, Kars, and Wamuu all appear in the game. Santana does not.

In case you missed some of the past JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R character trailers, here are ones for folks who appeared ahead of Wamuu.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R will appear on September 2, 2022. It will be available on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC. People can play the PS4 and PS5 demo until June 22, 2022.

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Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 11:00 AM

FFXIV Music Video Released for Close in the Distance

Square Enix is continuing its newly launched run of Final Fantasy XIV music video releases. Each one so far takes a song from Endwalker and shares it online. As the track plays, scenes from the expansion appear to set the stage. The latest FFXIV music video is for "Close the Distance."

Here's the full FFXIV "Close the Distance" music video. As a note, there are spoilers shown in it. While presented without context, they can still spoil some of the events in Endwalker. Especially regarding things that happen for the Scions of the Seventh Dawn.

For those aware of the context, this a song Masayoshi Soken composed that plays while in Ultima Thule. In-game, people will hear multiple variations of "Close in the Distance" play as part of the story. For example, there is an instrumental version of it. Another is called "Echoes in the Distance."

The last FFXIV music video Square Enix shared was for "Flow." That track is another one with variations of its theme appearing throughout songs appearing in the expansion.

Final Fantasy XIV and its Endwalker expansion is available for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC. The official soundtrack for the game is also available to purchase.

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Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 10:00 AM

Chainsaw Man Manga Part 2 Will Begin in Japan in July 2022

We now know when Denji's adventures will continue. Tatsuki Fujimoto's Chainsaw Man manga will return with part 2 on July 13, 2022. Shonen Jump Plus will offer the next new chapter starting that day. A worldwide release date hasn't been set yet. [Thanks, Famitsu and Manga Mogura RE!]

As a reminder, Chainsaw Man follows Denji, a young man who fuses with the Chainsaw Devil Pochita. As such, he's able to transform into Chainsaw Man. The first part of the series follows him as he works for the government's Public Safety Devil Hunters alongside folks like Makima, Power, Aki, Himeno, Kobeni, and Kishibe. Together, they face various devils who threaten the innocent. The first part of the manga ends with the suggestion that Denji might be able to pursue a different sort of life in its second part. Previously, the new arc had a general Summer 2022 release window.

This means part 2 of the Chainsaw Man manga will return ahead of the anime adaptation. That is in development. It will appear worldwide, with Crunchyroll having announced it will offer it streaming online and with simuldubs.

In the meantime, another Fujimoto story is about to appear in a different way. The Look Back standalone, one-shot manga will appear physically. Viz Media announced it will be out on September 20, 2022.

Part 2 of the Chainsaw Man manga will begin in Japan on July 13, 2022. The manga's English localization is handled by Viz Media.

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Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 9:15 AM

Next Nintendo Direct is a Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Direct

Nintendo announced a June 2022 Direct. However, instead of one going over its general announcements for 2022 and beyond, it will focus on one game. The Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Direct will appear at 7 a.m. PT/10 a.m. ET/4 p.m. CET on June 22, 2022.

The placeholder is already live. People can bookmark it to get notified when the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Direct begins. The announcement confirmed it will be about 20 minutes long. It will only go over new details about the upcoming Switch RPG.

Nintendo's gradually been talking more about the game, what with its launch a month away. For example, there was a new trailer showing off the world and its monsters. The company's also been sharing a number of songs off of the game's soundtrack. North America's special edition was even revealed, though issues meant there were problems when folks tried to buy it from the My Nintendo Store.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will appear on the Nintendo Switch on July 29, 2022. Nintendo will air the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Direct on June 22, 2022 at 7 a.m. PT/10 a.m. ET/4 p.m. CET.

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Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 7:00 AM

Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water Kumiko Takizawa Died

Veteran voice actor Kumiko Takizawa, who played Grandis Granva in Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, has died. Takizawa passed away on June 11, 2022, due to a heart attack. Takizawa's talent management agency 81 Produce announced her passing. She was 69 years old. [Thanks, Natalie.]

Kumiko Takizawa was born in Tokyo, Japan on August 21, 1952. From an early age, Takizawa showed interest in theater and performing arts, frequently going to see stage plays and performances. She joined a drama club in junior high school before going on to join an acting troupe after graduating high school. Separately, Takizawa also dabbled in voice acting, though did not consider it for her career at the time. Her first major role was Temple in the Tatsunoko Productions anime Temple the Balloonist in 1977.

Takizawa's most well-known roles came in the '80s and '90s, where she appeared in a variety of mecha and fantasy anime. This included the 1983 mecha anime Ginga Hyoryu Vifam as Lucina Pressette and Kate Hathaway, as well as Super Dimension Century Orguss as Shaya Thoov. Notably, Takizawa played the gang leader Grandis Granva in Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water. She would also later voice the same character in 2018's Super Robot Wars X, nearly three decades later.

81 Produce released a statement on its website announcing Takizawa's death. Relatives held a private funeral in accordance with the family's wishes.

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Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 6:00 AM

Genshin Impact Hanamizaka's Aspirations EP

HoYoverse has released another Genshin Impact EP, with this video focusing on Arataki Itto. A total of three tracks are available through the Genshin Impact Hanamizaka's Aspirations EP, which shows Arataki Itto as he traverses Inazuma. He is seen lounging at various locales, including a restaurant and the remains of a ship.

The three tracks available on the Genshin Impact Hanamizaka's Aspirations EP are as follows:

  • "Savory Treat"
  • "Stranded Wish"
  • "Dream of Scattered Petals"

You can watch and listen to the EP below.


Arataki Itto will return to the pool of characters players can obtain through a special banner. It will be available on June 21, 2022. However, Itto won't be the only character to appear. Kuki Shinobu, his second in command, will also be available to obtain through the banner. She will be the first Electro Healer to join the roster of Genshin Impact.

Leading up to her release, HoYoverse has shared several videos and provided a breakdown of her kit. This includes a complete list of skills she will have at her disposal.

Genshin Impact is available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, and for Android and iOS devices. A Nintendo Switch version is in development. Arataki Itto will be available to obtain through a limited banner from June 21 to July 12, 2022.

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Siliconera Monday, June 20, 2022 5:00 AM

Genshin Impact Muddy Bizarre Adventure

HoYoverse (also known as miHoYo) announced that the A Muddy Bizarre Adventure event will appear in Genshin Impact. The event will begin on June 22 and last until July 4, 2022. The event will see players cleaning up The Chasm for rewards like Primogems and Mora. Event quests will be staggered upon release. This means that certain quests associated with the A Muddy Bizarre Adventure Genshin Impact event will appear over the course of several days.

However, there are some stipulations as to who will be able to participate. Players must be Adventure Rank 28 or above and have completed the Surreptitious Seven-Star Seal Sundering World Quest. Additionally, they will have to obtain the Lumenstone Adjuvant from the Chasm Spelunkers World Quest. The Lumenstone Adjuvant must also be at least level 2.

Just ahead of the event quest, a new banner will appear in Genshin Impact. It will allow for players to test their luck and roll for Arataki Itto and the Electro ninja Kuki Shinobu. Shinobu will appear as the first Electro Healer in the game. HoYoverse has shared information about her kit, including how her skills will function once she appears in the game.

Genshin Impact is available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, and mobile devices.

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PC Invasion - FeedDDD Monday, June 20, 2022 11:15 AM
     Heroes Of Newerth Shut Down Moba Gameplay Featured ImageToday marks the end of an era. Developer Frostburn Studios has shut down Heroes of Newerth after announcing it would do so last December. An official reason for this decision has not been provided, but it's most likely due to Heroes of Newerth's dwindling player base. The MOBA has had difficulties attracting new players for some time. In the original announcement, Frostburn stated, "Even though the journey of HoN has come to an end, we believe that all the valuable memories of our players through all these years will never fade away." The studio also took the opportunity to thank its players for their support in making Heroes of Newerth "one of the most popular MOBA games in history."   To someone unfamiliar with Heroes of Newerth that claim may sound exaggerated, but HoN was once a major player among the most popular MOBA games. It's difficult to believe now, but Heroes of Newerth was once League of Legends' biggest competitor. Howe...

Player Assist | Game Guides & Walkthroughs Monday, June 20, 2022 11:00 AM
     Pokemon Legends: Arceus is set in olden times in the Pokemon world when it was rare to find harmony between people and Pokemon. Set in the Hisui region, modern-day Sinnoh, you will join the Galaxy Expedition Team (Galaxy Team for short) as a member of the Survey Corps stationed in Jubilife Village. You will be […]

Player Assist | Game Guides & Walkthroughs Monday, June 20, 2022 5:16 AM
     A lot of people are excited for the next Pokemon game with Scarlet and Violet, but one classic Poke-title is going to be coming to Nintendo Switch Online. Check out the trailer for Pokemon Snap coming to the Nintendo Switch: Catching Pokémon™ is a snap! Travel to Pokémon Island and meet Professor Oak to begin […]

Player Assist | Game Guides & Walkthroughs Monday, June 20, 2022 4:04 AM
     Final Fantasy VII fans were sure in for a surprise last week. After it was revealed that they would be getting not only two, but three entries in new FFVII games, we also got the reveal for another remake focused on Aerith's ex pre-Cloud—Zack Fair. Watch the trailer for Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII – […]

Pivotal Gamers Monday, June 20, 2022 9:33 AM
     Hello folks. gamehag holds a new giveaway for multiple titles. Read on for their offering. Get the reward Random CD-Key. To get this key your Steam level must be at least 4. Last minute notes Login with your gamehag account, complete all steps to get your key. Still here? Just click on the button below and follow the listed instuctions. As simple as that! Like to get notified first? all active Giv...

Pivotal Gamers Monday, June 20, 2022 8:05 AM
     What's up all? GrabTheGames holds a new giveaway for Toy Tinker Simulator Steam Keys. Let's hear them out. Get Toy Tinker Simulator Steam Keys for FREE! Last minute notes Use your email to enter this giveaway, follow the on-screen instructions to get and use your key. So what are you waiting for? Just click on the button below and follow the listed instuctions. As simple as that! Like ...

Pivotal Gamers Monday, June 20, 2022 4:03 AM
     Hello all. Giveaway Of The Day holds a new giveaway for Castle Clash. Their message follows. Castle Clash is available as a Giveaway of the day!You have limited time to download, install and register it. A few words about Castle Clash The program archive includes the readme file with the further instructions! Last minute notes Login with your Facebook or email account to get your key. Still here? ...

MonsterVine Monday, June 20, 2022 10:40 AM
     Mario Strikers: Battle League is a wacky and surprisingly fun soccer game that will even appeal to non-sports fans. It can wear a bit thin if you play for too long at once, but the bizarre atmosphere and varied mechanics make Battle League one of the better Mario sports games. Mario Strikers: Battle League Developer: […]