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Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 5:16 PM

Strategy games—of all persuasions, I'm not just talking about armies on a map—aren't usually the stars of big gaming shows, because they tend to be more sedate affairs, not well-suited to blockbuster trailers and breathless announcements. Over the last week, however, I have seen a lot of very promising ones announced…


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 5:05 PM

The Super Mario Bros. Movie is officially out on DVD and Blu-ray. To promote it, Universal Pictures has released some new behind-the-scenes videos about the blockbuster animated adaptation of Nintendo's beloved series. The videos provide some interesting insight into how the film was created, but more importantly,…


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 4:55 PM

I mean, it was only a matter of time, right? Nintendo's hit open-world game Tears of the Kingdom features a surprisingly robust and dynamic physics system you can build with, so it stands to reason that if you create a few "if this then that" scenarios, then bam, you basically have the working fundamentals of a…


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 3:50 PM

At the recent Summer Game Fest Capcom announced the launch of Capcom Town, its new…website…online community…thing? That will act as a hub of sorts for, er, Capcom stuff of some sort. (Capcom just turned 40, so maybe it's a midlife crisis sort of thing.)


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 3:30 PM

I came into my demo for Remnant II at Summer Game Fest with zero expectations. I didn't play the original game and only knew it as "Dark Souls with guns." What I didn't expect was to become immediately caught in its web, not because of its shooting or looting, but by the canine companion Gunfire Games gives the…


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 3:10 PM

While many of the quippy jokes and tangential references in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse landed with moviegoers, one particular blink-and-you'll-miss-it gag managed to swing its way right over some viewers' heads. In the spirit of explaining a joke, thus making its farcical nature all the more compelling, let's…


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 1:45 PM

Grand Theft Auto Online's latest update, San Andreas Mercenaries, adds new missions and quality-of-life changes to the aging online game. However, while that content is cool and all, the best thing added in this update is probably (and surprisingly) a new menu. I know, doesn't sound very exciting. But what it lacks in…


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 1:13 PM

Overwatch 2 is getting its ass beat online lately and for good reason. With the exception of its Pride event, it's been nothing but bad news for the hero shooter between Blizzard announcing it was gutting its planned PvE suite of skill trees and replayable hero missions to charging $15 for its story missions. It's…


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:50 PM

A Twitch streamer has come forward with a traumatizing experience of how an obsessive fan—if you can even call him that—drove 700 miles to torch her car.


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:49 AM

Microsoft's attempted $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard has been in a kind of limbo due to scrutiny from various regulatory bodies here in the U.S. and in the UK, and today the tech company faces one more hurdle. The Federal Trade Commission has filed a request for both a restraining order and an…


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:41 AM

The last time we wrote about Titanfall 3 on this website was April 2023, which really, isn't that long ago. So it pains me to say that, only a few months later, it is again time to talk about Titanfall 3. Specifically, a designer's recounting of how the game was actually months into development before being shelved.


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:35 AM

If the inferno of Diablo IV's normal gameplay isn't enough for those who are a little more hardened, players can subject themselves to an extra-special level of hell by opting to play in "hardcore" mode. It's not for the faint of heart, but there are ways to make your time in hardcore mode a little less hellish.


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:15 AM

I got to see Armored Core VI in action last week, and while the game appears to be staying true to the mech action series' roots—featuring quick combat and lots of customization—there are also some things that fans of Dark Souls, Sekiro, and FromSoftware's other, more recent games will be happy to see. I'm talking…


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:30 AM

Overwatch 2 has a tabletop-RPG-themed event going on right now, in some ways making explicit a connection that's long been present between the two worlds. If you didn't know, Cassidy, the gunslinging cowboy that's been part of the roster since the first game launched in 2016, is voiced by Matt Mercer, a seasoned actor…


Kotaku Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:28 AM

If you thought 33 Immortals looked like Hades, just wait until you play it. The top-down cooperative action roguelike from developer Thunder Lotus has a lot of similarities to the award-winning game from Supergiant, from its gameplay to its concept, but there's one key difference: 33 players will enter the fray…


PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 5:42 PM
     Star Citizen cost more than Cyberpunk 2077, GTA 5, and RDR2 combined

Star Citizen has had its fair share of controversy, but most of it almost always boils down to how much money the space game's developers have taken from prospective players in the name of its production. Waiting over ten years of development for any game at all has left backers of the giant project unsatisfied. With little to no solid progress and no launch date in sight, it is no wonder then that many of us have been left wondering what exactly is going on with Star Citizen. Well, it turns out that the game has cashed in quite the check, spending more on its development than a variety of triple-A games have... combined.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 2:33 PM
     One of Steam's best strategy games is free right now

Crusader Kings 2 is regarded by many players as one of the best grand strategy games released to date. Developed and published by Paradox Interactive, this medieval-themed game is one that you can certainly pour hundreds or thousands of hours into. If this sounds like something you'd be interested in, then there is no better time to grab Crusader Kings 2 than now as it currently sits free to download (and keep) on Steam's storefront.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 1:30 PM
     Project Slayers codes June 2023

June 14, 2023: We checked for new Project Slayers codes to add to our list.

What are the new Project Slayers codes? Project Slayers is an action RPG in Roblox where you fight against other martial artists to be the very best in all the land. As with most Roblox games, it's a popular gacha and as such there are plenty of codes available to get clan spins and more.

So if you want to bulk up your warrior and fight against the strongest of foes, you'd be wise to make use of our Project Slayers codes list down below. We'll update it on a regular basis to bring you the latest rewards before they expire, and thus you lose out on some free spins. If you're in the market for further Roblox freebies, we also keep regularly updated lists of the latest Anime Adventures codes, Blox Fruits codes, and All Star Tower Defense codes to bring you the latest freebies.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:56 PM
     Genshin Impact wants song recommendations in exchange for Primogems

This Genshin Impact version 3.7 event is celebrating the release of Alhaitham and Kazuha's rerun banners by asking players to contribute to discussions related to the two characters. One of these discussions has almost nothing to do with the anime game itself and is about song recommendations. So, essentially, you'll get a chance to win a few free Primogems just for throwing some of your favorite tracks in a Genshin Impact group chat.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:41 PM
     Fable 4 devs love that you don't think it's real

Fable 4 is looking great. I don't just mean the lovingly rendered giant Richard Ayoade that we got our first glimpse of during the Xbox Games Showcase this past weekend, as its environments and lighting are already shaping up to be something special. In fact, Fable 4 looks so good that some people are questioning if the final game will look as sharp - but that's only further motivated the team behind the upcoming RPG game at Playground Games as they work towards a potential Fable 4 release date in late 2024.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:35 PM
     Strongman Simulator codes June 2023

What are the current Strongman Simulator codes? If you want to pump some iron and need that little extra boost, then you've come to the right place. Here we have all the current rewards that temporarily buff your movement speed, the energy you accrue, and workout gains for exercising at dumbells.

Of course, we also have codes for other macho sports-based Roblox games, including Muscle Legends codes, Punch Wall codes, and Legends of Speed codes. For now, though, if you want to get strong specifically in Strongman Simulator, here are some bonuses you can gain to maximize your workout.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:29 PM
     We love this massive lifesized mech anime PC case build

If you've ever wanted a custom PC that is not only equipped with the best specs but will also show off your love for everything anime then look no further than the Machine Origin Battle Mech, the coolest lifesized mech anime PC case build.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 4:17 PM
     Best Steam Deck case in 2023

The best Steam Deck cases will keep your precious gaming PC safe and sound while traveling, and protect it from scratches and drops. Valve does include an official carrying case with orders of its gaming PC, but this won't necessarily cover all of your needs. That's why we've handpicked a selection of cases for Steam Deck below, using our years of gaming experience to help you find the best choice.

While assembling our list, we looked at materials, protection, durability, price, and extra features to determine which Steam Deck case we think is best for any given purpose – be it traveling, extra storage, or saving precious space in your bag.

To find a case for your needs, start by thinking about where and how you use your handheld. If you value protection over anything else, you'll want a hard carrying case like the JSAUX Carrying Case in our number one spot. If you want to carry your Steam Deck around on the go, tomtoc's Arccos Steam Deck Travel bag is ideal.

Bags and hard Steam Deck carrying cases also give you room to store important Steam Deck accessories like the best MicroSD cards in one place, unlike the best Steam Deck skins that wrap around your device. Although not cases in a traditional sense, we've also included a Steam Deck skin at the bottom of this guide, as these are a low-cost way to protect your device.

Whatever case you choose, you'll also want the best Steam Deck accessories and the best Steam Deck Dock to get the most out of your handheld gaming PC.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:47 AM
     Upgrade Windows 10 as deadline passes and Microsoft forces update

Microsoft yesterday rolled out the final update for users still using Windows 10 version 21H2. As the tech giant shut down support on June 13, that version will no longer receive any security fixes or improvements. If you're one of the few still using 21H2, you might want to consider updating to version 22H2 as soon as you can, otherwise Microsoft will do it for you. No ifs, no buts.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:39 AM
     Diablo 4 runes and runewords explained

What are Diablo 4 runes and runewords? The feature is one Diablo fans will recognize, the idea being that you could combine individual runes into runewords and insert them into socketed items, adding to their powers and abilities. But with no runes in Diablo 4 just yet, we - like you - are eager to know whether they're coming, so we asked the devs, of course.

We know that D2's beloved runeword system was not available in Diablo 4 at launch, and won't be for some time - but that doesn't mean they're not making their way to the game in the future. Whichever of the five Diablo 4 classes you choose, runes would be combined and added to your items, just like gems, to increase their abilities. So what do we know about Diablo 4 runes, runewords, and when they're coming to the game?

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 4:45 PM
     Best graphics card 2023

What is the best graphics card? We've put GPUs from both AMD and Nvidia through their paces, to help you find the right pixel pusher for your PC. Here, you'll find details on performance and reviews on the latest and greatest GeForce and Radeon models, with recommendations at every price point.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:38 AM
     Destiny 2 Nightfall weapons – What is the Nightfall weapon this week?

Want to know what this week's Destiny 2 Nightfall weapon is? Each week you've got a chance at a different weapon for completing Nightfall Strikes, and ever since Season of the Lost, fan-favourite legacy weapons from the original Destiny has been added to the rotation. New seasons often introduce new weapons into the rotation, so it's more important than ever to know in advance the Nightfall weapon schedule.

Nightfall: The Ordeal is a playlist available in the Vanguard menu, alongside the basic Strike playlist in the free PC game. Each week, a different Strike is chosen as the Nightfall, and offered in five escalating difficulties, with harder enemies, challenging modifiers, and enemy power levels cranking up. The coveted Nightfall weapons have a chance to drop from any Nightfall Strike difficulty, but it's far more likely at higher levels. Your best bet for farming each week's Nightfall weapon is to set the Strike to Grandmaster difficulty when such strikes are available if you have a fireteam up to the task.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:28 AM
     The best roguelike game is getting an animated show, and it looks sick

Everybody stay calm, Dead Cells is getting an animated show. No, I'm not joking, one of the best roguelike games ever made and a frenetic platformer that puts many others to shame, Dead Cells is set to fully enter the world of animation with an entire season of episodes to melt your eyeballs.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:28 AM
     Best Diablo 4 Sorcerer build

What is the best Diablo 4 Sorcerer build? The last mainline iteration of the series saw the Sorcerer excel as an angry ball of lightning, crashing through rifts with nary a thought as to how they'd escape a situation should their mana bleed dry. The best Diablo 4 sorcerer build recognizes that historic power, channeling it into something new yet entirely familiar. If you're hoping to ignore the class's traditionally low durability and dive straight into countless life-or-death situations, you'd best make sure every single talent point is in the right place.

There are so many different ways to create versions of our D4 Sorcerer build, but we recommend settling into our character specification to take any guesswork out of the equation. And to make subsequent Diablo 4 playthroughs easier, we have the best Diablo 4 Druid, Barbarian, Necromancer, and Rogue builds as well. If you're playing on hardcore mode with a party, toss the wise words over to your companions to reduce the chance of losing your characters to a bad talent choice.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:17 AM
     Rockstar removes 195 GTA Online cars from sale

Almost 200 GTA Online cars have been stripped out of the Grand Theft Auto 5 multiplayer game's online store by Rockstar, in a move some players are calling "the worst update ever." Citing a desire to streamline the browsing experience, the GTA developer has removed 195 vehicles from the in-game web stores, meaning they're now only available through rotating events, as we wait for the GTA 6 release date to emerge.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:17 AM
     How to find Minecraft diamonds in 1.20

Knowing how to find Minecraft diamonds in 1.20 is crucial to upgrade your weapons and armor quickly. Among the rarest of materials in Minecraft, you'll have to dig a little deeper to find diamonds - especially since the new world height change of the Caves and Cliffs update - but it will be worth it when you strut into battle donning your sparkling war attire.

While Minecraft Netherite is now the most valuable and durable material to craft your tools and armor from, it's incredibly rare and must be upgraded from diamond kit, meaning your best bet in the survival game is still a full diamond setup. Finding these precious blue minerals in Minecraft is still tough, and they can only be found deep underground, so we've got the exact levels to find Minecraft diamonds in 1.20 below, as well as the best level to mind for them.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:15 AM
     All Diablo 4 gems guide, stats, and how to unlock the jeweler

What do Diablo 4 gems do? These useful items can be applied to your gear to increase defensive, offensive, or resistance stats, depending on the gear you apply them to. You'll find sockets on your armor, jewelry, and weapons where you can slot gems into place by using the jeweler at most villages.

Diablo 4 gems can be crafted or found in the open world obtained from chests and ores, and they can then be combined by a Diablo 4 jeweler to create more powerful, upgraded versions, so it's worth picking up all that you see. Check out our Diablo 4 classes hub to help you decide who you're going to slay the streets of Sanctuary as, and the best builds for each of them.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:04 AM
     Assassin's Creed Mirage trailer hides an embarrassing Ubisoft mistake

Assassin's Creed Mirage looks like a vibrant, vicious, and more-focused return for Ubisoft's sneak-n'-stab stealth game series. Bringing back Basim from AC Valhalla, it drops us into ninth century Baghdad to learn more about the initiate assassin's early life and experiment with revised parkour, combat, and execution mechanics. Assassin's Creed Mirage shows some serious promise, but the latest gameplay footage, released as part of the Ubisoft Showcase, unfortunately contains a rather embarrassing blunder.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:36 AM
     Is Starfield Steam Deck compatible?

Is Starfield Steam Deck compatible? Playing Starfield on your Steam Deck should unlock a universe of entertainment from your sofa, but we haven't got the official word from Valve on whether it's Steam Deck compatible. Although you should be able to get Starfield running on your handheld, the struggles of similar games to get decent performance suggests you probably won't be blasting off at lightspeed.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:57 AM
     Anime Dimensions codes June 2023

Where can you find Anime Dimensions codes? No doubt you're no stranger to Roblox's anime offerings, as there are loads of them out there. However, this one is a good option if you ever want to transform into the likes of Goku, Luffy, or Naruto and punch/Ki Blast/ninjitsu your way through hordes of enemies.

There are plenty of other anime-inspired games on the Roblox platform with redeemable codes for free in-game currency and more. This includes Anime Adventures codes, Project Slayers codes, and Kage Tycoon codes. For now, though, here are some Anime Dimensions codes that can get you free gems and boosts for your chosen fighter.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:56 AM
     How the Logitech G Pro X 2 Lightspeed can improve your rank

For PC gamers, it seems the quest for the perfect setup is never over. There are always shinier graphics to gaze at, and faster frame rates to chase. But in the quest for the best visuals, many gamers cheap out on one of the most crucial components of their rig – the audio.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:53 AM
     Cities Skylines 2 parking lots will really get your traffic flowing

Cities Skylines 2 fans rejoice, the upcoming city-building game from Colossal Order promises to completely revamp and improve on every minor detail. From Cities Skylines 2's traffic to seasons, there's a lot to get hype about before the Cities Skylines 2 release date this year.

PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:50 AM
     Reaper 2 codes June 2023

What are the current Reaper 2 codes for June 2023? If you're asking yourself that, you might be in need of some cash. Fortunately, we've got everything you need right here, whether you're a Hollow, a Quincy, or just starting out.

You might choose to play with PvP on or off, but however you choose to play this Roblox RPG game, you might find yourself wanting to try a new character class or reset your skills and start again. Or you might just need a bit of extra cash. For that, you need the latest Reaper 2 codes and how to redeem them, and all of that information is detailed for you below. If you're looking for more redemption codes, then we've also got freebies in our Kage Tycoon codes, Project Slayers codes, and Anime Adventures codes guides, among loads of others.

Continue reading Reaper 2 codes June 2023
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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:24 AM
     Best SSD for gaming 2023

Having the best SSD for gaming will seriously improve your gaming experience, and give your system a speed boost when it comes to running and loading the latest PC games. A solid-state drive (SSD) runs off flash memory to write and read data digitally, and any system can benefit from swapping from an aging mechanical drive to a more modern SSD. Since the advent of the NVMe protocol, high-capacity M.2 drive storage has never been so small or affordable. But which gaming SSD is right for your needs?

There are plenty of excellent gaming SSDs on the market, from well-known brands like Samsung, Corsair, and Western Digital, as well as more niche options that still perform well. To help you choose the best SSD for gaming, we've benchmarked the latest (and fastest) solid-state drives, comparing their read and write speeds against one another.

The latest PC games can require high storage requirements, and that means it's more important than ever to make sure that your gaming PC or gaming laptop has plenty of available space. Using years of PC gaming experience and our in-house testing expertise, we'll help you find the best SSD for gaming available now.

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PCGamesN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:23 AM
     Among Us is back, but without the crewmates

If you, like me, spent far too much time playing Among Us during the seemingly never-ending COVID-19 lockdown, then I have just the game for you. Enter Dubium, a space game that centres around deception and deceit. Where Among Us has adorable little egg-like crewmates, Dubium trades these out for Pixar-style cartoon astronauts, and it looks amazing.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Wednesday, June 14, 2023 3:41 PM

Last time, you decided that by a mere two votes that glowing wings are better than slipstreaming. Two votes! Honestly, I am surprised by the outcome but if that's what our infallible method rules, so be it. This week, I ask you to choose between a thing which helps you create something big, and a thing which gives you consequences after destroying something small. What's better: snap-to construction, or fighting a little beastie then meeting the giant adults?

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Wednesday, June 14, 2023 2:09 PM

Dead Cells is a snappy, 2D metroidvania that was our favourite game of 2017, even while still in early access. It's now getting a 10-episode animated series from the studio already responsible for its several, wonderfully animated trailers. It'll arrive next year and there's an extremely brief trailer below.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Wednesday, June 14, 2023 1:39 PM

I'm not clever or quick enough for the micromanagement many modern real-time strategy games demand. D.O.R.F. therefore appeals. It's a nostalgic throwback to Command & Conquer and Red Alert not only in its crisp 2D sprite art and rocking soundtrack, but in its apparent focus on building towards absurd, powerful super weapons.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Wednesday, June 14, 2023 1:08 PM

Saltsea Chronicles is a seafaring adventure set on a flooded world in which you choose which crew members come along on away missions and the story branches heavily throughout. It's also a bit like Star Trek, with art and writing reminiscent of its developer's previous game, Mutazione.

If that appeals, there's now a demo available from Steam in which you can visit an island full of cats.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:40 PM

Might & Magic: Clash Of Heroes is canny mixture of strategy and puzzle gaming in which your attacks and defences are shaped by match-three battlefield manouvers. It's getting a Definitive Edition, announced in April, and it now has a release date: July 20th.

Below you'll find a new trailer that explains how it works and what the Definitive Edition changes. You'll also be able to play the game next week, when a demo is included as part of Steam Next Fest.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:12 PM

It's episode 12 of Indiescovery and this week we're being a bit cheeky as we dive into which indie game characters we'd love to do a pub crawl with. Who are we getting sloshed with? Who's not making it past pre-drinks? Who are we sharing our end-of-night chippies with? All that and more this week! Summer has well and truly arrived here in the UK, but wherever you are, grab your sunnies, sip a pina colada, kick back, and have a listen.

Listen and subscribe via your podcast provider of choice! Find us on RSS feed, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Amazon Music, TuneIn, Deezer, and YouTube.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:31 AM

When Avowed was announced three years ago, the comparisons to Skyrim were everywhere and inevitable. Skip forward three years to its latest gameplay trailer at this year's Xbox Games Showcase, and Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart has confirmed the game was initially supposed to be the studio's attempt at making their own version of Skyrim.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:30 AM

As you may have gathered from my big preview of Prince Of Persia: The Lost Crown, I'm quite pumped for Ubisoft Montpellier's upcoming action platformer. But I was also keen to find out whether they considered this a reboot for the series, or whether it had any connection to the Sands Of Time trilogy, and game director Mounir Radi was happy to oblige. For him and his team, it's first and foremost "a whole new chapter" in the series, although you could call it a prequel, if you really wanted to. Whatever you do, though, don't call it a reboot. Oops.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:04 AM

Following its reveal during Xbox Games Showcase, Capcom have given us a few details on their upcoming game Kunitsu-Gami: Path Of The Goddess. When it was first announced on Sunday, we knew very little about the game other than it looks very pretty, and we've been eager to know more ever since. The game also opened Capcom's own showcase the next day, where the same trailer was shown and we didn't get any new information on it. Very enlightening. But luckily, some more details have dripped through, which we've summarised below.

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Twinfinite Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:12 PM
     Stealth Vest best vest.

Twinfinite Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:01 PM
     Represent Team Rocket while staying comfortable.

Twinfinite Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:07 AM
     Slower TTK and less AI? Count us in.

Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 5:00 PM

Nintendo Switch Hyper Max Sale

Nintendo launched the Hyper Max Sale for Switch games, offering discounts of up to 50% off on games across the store. The various deals can be found on Nintendo's website and on the eShop itself. While the Hyper Max Sale is for North America, a similar Summer Sale promotion is running on the European eShop.

Here are some notable Switch games in the Hyper Max Sale, with discounts between 30% and 50% off.

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 - $41.99
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses + Expansion Pass - $59.48
  • Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity - $41.99
  • Okami HD - $9.99
  • Monster Hunter Rise & Sunbreak - $39.99
  • Mario & Rabbids: Sparks of Hope - $29.99
  • No More Heroes 3 - $29.99
  • Live a Live - $34.99
  • Metroid Dread - $41.99
  • Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival - $29.99

There will also be a bonus of 5% in My Nintendo Gold Points on all purchases on sale.

There are various publisher focused sales running at the same time as the Hyper Max Sale. Warner Bros, Capcom and Bethesda all have sales featuring a range of their games.

In addition to the Hyper Max Sale, Nintendo is also celebrating summer with a Summer of Play event. The event will be touring across select US cities between June and August, offering visitors the chance to play a variety of Switch games.

The Nintendo Hyper Max Sale will run until June 25, 2023.

The post Nintendo Hyper Max Switch Game Sale Starts on North American eShop appeared first on Siliconera.

Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 4:30 PM

PlayStation Plus Catalog June TMNT

Sony also confirmed that cloud streaming for PS5 games is on its way. It's also noted Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge is one of the latest titles coming to the PlayStation Plus catalog in June 2023 for Extra and Premium users.

Sony confirmed that cloud streaming for PS5 games will be coming for Premium members. The feature is being tested right now, but will allow players to stream any supported PS5 title. Cloud streaming has previously been available for games from older PlayStation generations. There is currently no confirmed launch date for the feature.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge is a retro beat-em-up in the style of Streets of Rage and Final Fight, based on the 1987 cartoon. You can play as any of the four turtles, April O'Neil and Splinter with up to six players in co-op.

Here are some of the other games coming to the catalog in June:

  • Far Cry 6 (PS4/PS5)
  • Rogue Legacy 2 (PS4/PS5)
  • Inscryption (PS4/PS5)
  • Soulstice (PS5)
  • Tacoma (PS4)
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (PS4)
  • Killing Floor 2 (PS4)

While the PlayStation Blog have revealed these games, the PlayStation UK Twitter account released a larger list of games coming to the catalog. However, it's unknown if these games will all be coming to other territories.

To celebrate a year of the new PlayStation Plus tiers, Sony will be hosting a PlayStation Plus Celebration that will feature events at the end of June. All members can claim a code for free avatars and wallpapers, and playing certain games will unlock PlayStation Stars digital rewards. On June 20-30, 2023, Sony will be holding a contest to win a PS5 and a PS VR2 headset. There will also be a speedrun event held within Sackboy: A Big Adventure.

The PlayStation Plus Essential games for June have already been released, including Trek to Yomi.

Sony's PlayStation Plus Celebration will take place between June 20-30, 2023. It's likely that this is when the new catalog games will become available.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 4:00 PM

NIS America Anime Expo

NIS America revealed the game demos that will be available to play at its booth at Anime Expo 2023. The company also announced Disgaea 7 merchandise will be sold and events held. Anime Expo will be taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 1-4, 2023.

Here are all the games NIS America will have playable demos for at Anime Expo 2023:

  • Crymachina (PS5)
  • Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless (Switch, PS5)
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails into Reverie (PS4)
  • The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails (Switch)
  • Monochrome Mobius: Rights and Wrongs Forgotten (PS5)
  • Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles (Switch)

NIS America will also be selling a limited-edition Hero Plump Prinny Plush at Anime Expo. Disgaea 20th Anniversary items will also be available, including Lil' Laharl, Etna and Flonne plushies. Attendees can enter a Stamp Rally during the show to win an exclusive acrylic keychain.

NIS America will also be hosting two events at Anime Expo. The first of these is The Roadmap to Disgaea 7 & Red Moon Celebration panel, which will be held on July 1, 2023. The panel will provide a look at Disgaea 7's development, and attendees can receive a special Red Moon Day pin. The second event is a meet and greet at their booth, with cosplayers Johnny Junkers and JS Cosplay playing Fuji and Pirilika.

Anime Expo will take place on July 1-4, 2023, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Disgaea 7 will release on October 3, 2023 in North America and October 6, 2023 in Europe. It will be available for PS4, PS5, Switch and PC.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 3:00 PM

honkai star rail chat

As a reminder to those who may not know, the chat function in Honkai: Star Rail is now live. This was one of the promised new features in Version 1.1, but it was not immediately available at launch. Some people may have noticed the option in their friends lists after the patch update that introduced the Everwinter City Museum Ledger of Curiosities event.

You can only chat with people on your Honkai: Star Rail friends list. To do so, simply open up your Friends menu and click on the button on the very right. It should look like a speech bubble. After that, it'll open up a menu for you to speak to them. Currently, it is still very bare-bones. You can literally only send text messages. But since you can send stickers to game characters, as well as receive them, it's likely that HoYoVerse will add in characters stickers in later update. It's something that is possible in Genshin Impact, after all.

Other new things on the horizon for Version 1.1 include the playable debuts of Luocha and Yukong. Both the Silver Wolf and museum events are still live, and we will still have a Ley Line Overflow-like event to come. The Companion Quests for Luocha, Bailu, and Yanqing will likely appear in the second half of the update.

Honkai: Star Rail is readily available on mobile devices and Windows PC. PS4 and PS5 versions are in development.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 2:30 PM

blue protocol maintenance

Blue Protocol has been available in Japan for less than a day, and it is already running into issues. Throughout the day, the server went down due to issues such as server load, as well as problems with payment. As of the time of writing, the Blue Protocol server is still down for emergency maintenance and further updates will come at 4am JST.

The problems started earlier in the day on June 14, 2023. The game was supposed to launch at noon, but a detected issue caused a delay. Bandai Namco also had to shut the site down for emergency maintenance. The game officially launched at 1:10 PM with little issue on the server's end, but players experienced difficulties logging in due to the usage of Bandai Namco IDs.

In order to log in and play the game, players needed to use Bandai Namco IDs. According to Blue Protocol's website, this caused stress on the Bandai Namco IDs' server, which necessitated emergency maintenance. Blue Protocol also had to go down as a result of that. There were also issues with payment in the Regnas Shop, which the current maintenance is trying to resolve.

Blue Protocol is available on Windows PCs in Japan. It will come out later on the PS4 and PS5. The worldwide release will come out in 2024. As of the time of writing, you cannot access Blue Protocol due to server maintenance.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 2:00 PM

Oshi no Ko Kana 'Pepper Workout' and 'Full Moon' Videos Shared

To go along with the airing of the Oshi no Ko "B-Komachi" episode, the official videos for Kana Arima's "Pepper Workout" and "Full Moon" songs appeared. Both featured prominently in the character's life or in the show. For example, both of the tracks appeared as insert songs during the episode, with one being a part of the character's history.

First, here's Kana performing "Pepper Workout" as a child in Oshi no Ko. Rather than a full-time gig, it is an exercise video sort of thing for children. The song and brief clip repeats multiple times over the course of the video, to bulk the length up to about a full minute. Megumi Han, the character's voice actress, is noted as the performer for it.

Next, here's "Kana" performing "Full Moon" in Oshi no Ko. It's a slightly longer song, coming in at over a minute and a half. It is closer to being done in the style of an actual music video.

Finally, here's the new key visual from the episode. It features the new B-Komachi, which consists of Kana, MemCHO, and Ruby.

Oshi no Ko is streaming on HiDIVE, and Yen Press is handling the localization of the manga outside Japan.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 1:30 PM

Masahiro Sakurai Shows How to Make Games in Family BASIC

The latest episode of Masahiro Sakurai's YouTube channel about making games actually involves him showing how Family BASIC worked. This was a Famicom peripheral and tool for creation, and Sakurai explained how critical it was to his own career and decisions to get into gaming. For the presentation, he actually offers an overview of the software and shows how it works in practice.

Here's the new "Masahiro Sakurai on Creating Games" video about Family BASIC. It begins by him saying how he got into developing because of experience with it and shows his copy. He noted that he repainted the keyboard personally. After explaining how it works, he shows how it would work. He also showed how there was a "Hello" function that allowed it to "tell your fortune." The primary function is Game Basic, which is used for creating games by going into BASIC or BG Graphic. He also noted it is Hu-BASIC, referencing Hudson developed for Sharp and that was used here. He then actually writes some code and shows how the background creation worked. He ended up showing how the cartridge actually had a AA battery backup. He brought up the data recorder peripheral as well.

In the meantime, similar sorts of game creation software still exist. For example, SmileBASIC appeared on the 3DS and Wii U.

In the past, Masahiro Sakurai used his channel to talk about creating other games, such as Kirby titles and Meteos.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 1:00 PM

Nintendo Summer

Nintendo of America are launching the Nintendo Summer of Play event. As usual, it will tour across select US cities and allow attendees to engage in themed activities and try out Nintendo Switch games like The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

Appearing at eight locations between June 15, 2023 and August 28, 2023, the Nintendo Summer of Play will also include a photobooth, an activity passport, and an opportunity to get a GameStop coupon for $10 off when buying $75 or more of select Nintendo products. If you have a Nintendo Account you could also receive a free gift and 100 Nintendo Platinum Points. Nintendo is expected to announce an additional location, bringing the total up to nine. Registrations are also open for the Nintendo Live event set to take place in Seattle in early September, and there are also Nintendo franchise themed events planned to take place in the Japanese cities of Fukuoka and Joetsu.

Available to play at the event will be Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Kirby's Return to Dreamland, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. There will also be attractions based on Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Splatoon 3, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, and the upcoming Pikmin 4.


The Nintendo Summer of Play will be visiting the followng locations:

  • Bloomington, MN, June 15-18, 2023
  • Auburn Hills, MI, June 22-25, 2023
  • New York, NY, June 29, 2023 - July 2, 2023
  • Knoxville, TN, July 7-10, 2023
  • Orloando, FL, July 20-23, 2023
  • Austin, TX, July 28-31, 2023
  • Broomfield, CO, August 17-20, 2023
  • Santa Monica, CA, August 25-28, 2023

You can find more details on the Nintendo Summer of Play, including the exact adresses of participating locations, on the official site.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:30 PM

Armored Core VI Gameplay Footage Appears

Various outlets are sharing a first look at Armored Core VI gameplay following previous sessions around Summer Game Fest 2023. These are noted to be hands-off previews, with the different footage being accompanied by people who also watched the presentation and comment on what they heard. Previously, the trailers Bandai Namco and FromSoftware shared focused on cinematic segments.

First, here's the Famitsu Armored Core VI gameplay footage. It features no voice-over and commentary and only focuses on the actual segments shown. The video shows someone in a mech exploring environments and dealing with enemies. At the 2:30 mark, the Assembly menu comes up. This lets us see what it's like to modify a unit in-game. The L-Arm Unit, R-Back Unit, Arms, Legs, and Generator sections, as well as a more zoomed out screen that shows all 12 areas in the Unit, Frame, Inner, and Expansion sections. The portion after that also shows how the unit's appearance changes in-game based on decisions.


Meanwhile, here's Easy Allies' look at the footage with English commentary.

Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon will come to the PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and PC on August 25, 2023. There will be standard, collector's, and premium editions of the game available, with more expensive ones including a figure.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:00 PM

FFXI Return Vana'diel

The FFXI anniversary website We Are Vana'diel now offers a series of returning player guides for anyone looking to come back to the game. Volume 1 overviews important transportation methods like mounts and warp rings, as well as important progression goals for those aiming to reach the maximum level of 99 in a class.

Also explained in Volume 1 are the Records of Eminence and Trust magic system. Records of Eminence are mini-objectives available after talking to specific NPC guides and allow players to earn extra rewards from tasks like slaying certain kinds of monsters or fighting in certain areas. Rewards include Sparks of Eminence, which can be exchanged for gear and materials. The Trust magic system is similar to the one available in FFXIV that allows you to fight alongside NPC's, but is not limited to just dungeons. There are over 100 available NPC allies, known as alter egos, and players can eventually summon up to 5 at once.

The official Final Fantasy XI Youtube account also has several video guides for returning players, which you can find one of below:


We Are Vana'diel was originally launched back in 2021 to commemorate the games 20th anniversary. It is now home to concept art showcases and frequent developer interviews and discussions. Despite the game originally releasing all the way back in 2002, it has continued to receive updates as recently as May this year.

FFXI is immediately available on Windows PCs.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:30 AM

Latest Final Fantasy XVI Teaser Shows Barnabas as Odin

There's yet another Final Fantasy XVI teaser trailer, this time for Barnabas Tharmr and Odin. He's not only a dominant, but royalty. He's the king of Waloed in the game and appears to play a major role in its events.

Here's the latest character teaser for Final Fantasy XVI.

Gotaro Tsunashima is the Japanese voice actor for Barnabas in Final Fantasy XVI. He also played Masuda in the Keishicho Shinri Sosakan Asuka movies. In English, Barnabas is voiced by David Menkin. He's appeared in Final Fantasy games before, as he was Magnus in the FFXIV Shadowbringers expansion. He also played Malos in Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and a number of roles in various Lego games like Ghost Rider in Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 and Luke Skywalker in Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.
With the Barnabas (and Odin) Final Fantasy XVI trailer, we're pretty much covered for Dominants and Eikons. Leading up to launch, we've already seen Clive, Joshua, Jill, Ramuh, Benedikta, Hugo, and Dion. Now that many major characters appeared, it is unknown if this video series will continue.

Final Fantasy XVI will be available for the PlayStation 5 on June 22, 2023. There is a six-month exclusivity period.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:00 AM

Chainsaw Man Seiko watch

Seiko is collaborating with Chainsaw Man to release a watch based on Denji and Pochita, the Chainsaw Devil. The watch costs 54,780 JPY (or roughly $391), and it is scheduled to release sometime in mid-October 2023 in Japan. There are three sizes available, those being S, M, and L (15, 17, and 19 cm respectively). The Seiko Chainsaw Man collaboration watch is now available for pre-order from the Premico online store. [Thanks, Dengeki Hobby!]

The new watch is limited to only 5,000 units worldwide. The watch is decorated with blood splatters in the characteristic orange color of the series, alongside a relief of Denji in his Chainsaw Man form.

Pochita is engraved in the back of the watch, alongside a unique serial number that goes from 1 to 5,000. The watch is water resistant as well. The product comes packaged in a box decorated with Chainsaw Man in the outside, and Pochita on the inside.

You can take a better look at the watch in the gallery below:

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Seiko have worked on other products based on popular Japanese properties, like the recently announced collection of Resident Evil Death Island watches.

The Chainsaw Man Seiko watch costs 54,780 JPY ($391). It is scheduled to release sometime mid-October 2023 in Japan, and it is now available for pre-order from the Premico online store.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:30 AM

FFVII Remake Shinra laptop case

Square Enix announced that pre-orders for a new laptop and tablet soft case based on the Shinra Electric Power Company from FFVII Remake are now open. The case costs 8,800 JPY (or roughly $63), and it is scheduled to release on September 30, 2023 in Japan. The FFVII Remake Shinra laptop and tablet case is now available for pre-order from the Square Enix online eStore.

The Shinra Electric Power Company logo is sewn in the corner of the case, as well as the inside. The product also includes elastic pockets for pens, chargers, cables, and other miscellaneous articles. The inside of the case is lined with vibrant red cloth, while the elastic pockets are black.

You can check out the new FFVII Remake laptop and tablet soft case in more detail in the gallery below.

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Square Enix announced plenty of other FFVII Remake items with the Shinra Company logo, some of which include an aroma fan, a shoulder pouch, and AirPod metal cases.

The FFVII Remake Shinra laptop and tablet soft case costs 8,800 JPY (~$63 USD,) and it is scheduled to release on September 30, 2023 in Japan. The product is now available for pre-order from the Square Enix online eStore.

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Siliconera Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:00 AM

persona 5 royal streaming guidelines

Atlus has updated its guidelines for Persona 5 Royal to allow for the content from the entire game to appear in videos or streams. Prior to June 14, 2023, it did not allow creators to upload content from the third semester. That would have been all content past the in-game December.

There will be no patch to remove the in-game lock on recording anything past the third semester. If you're playing on the PS4, for example, you cannot use the PS4's existing recording or screenshot functions from January in Persona 5 Royal. This is because the game itself restricts the players from doing so. Since Atlus won't patch it out, you'll have to use a capture card or something similar to record scenes from the third semester.

Other guidelines for streaming or making content with Persona 5 Royal remain the same. You have to tag content that would count as spoilers with a spoiler warning, and you must display both Atlus and Sega's copyrights. Atlus also does not allow videos of just the soundtrack, nor does it allow content that slanders other parties, including other players. As well, you cannot upload your videos to a site that has a paywall.

Persona 5 Royal is readily available on the PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Windows PC. Streamers and creators can now include content from the entire game on their channels.

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PC Invasion - FeedDDD Wednesday, June 14, 2023 5:44 PM
     Totk Lovers Pond Viewed From NearbyThe Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom takes place in a version of Hyrule very much like the one that appeared in Breath of the Wild. A lot of locations are the same, or have barely changed. Some of them aren't as important as they were the last time around, but it's not like they're gone completely. Here's a guide telling you what to do at Lover's Pond in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Tears of the Kingdom – what to do at Lover's Pond Lover's Pond is the sort of place that demands a closer inspection. It is a pond shaped just like a heart, and it even appears as one on the world map. Look for it high atop Tuft Mountain, just about due west from Lurelin Village and southwest from Sifumim Shrine. I like to fast travel to that shrine, then hike to the southwest to get there most quickly. Screenshot by PC Invasion In Breath of the Wild, Lover's Pond played a definite role. You could head there to help two...

PC Invasion - FeedDDD Wednesday, June 14, 2023 5:12 PM
     How To Get The Tempest Razorback Rifle In Mw2, Warzone And Dmz Featured Image(1)For the fourth season of Call of Duty MW2, Warzone, and DMZ, there are a bunch of new content drops. These include items like weapons, a new battle pass, and more. So diving in now would be a good idea if you're a veteran to the shooter or a newcomer. One of the newer weapons, the Tempest Razorback assault rifle looks like it's going to change gunplay for MW2, Warzone, and DMZ. Dominating your opponent and coming out on top is essential in both MW2 and Warzone. For DMZ, it's all about staying alive and surviving the longest, and this gun may do the trick. If you want to have the edge over others, learn how to get the Tempest Razorback rifle in MW2, Warzone, and DMZ. Call of Duty MW2: How to get the Tempest Razorback rifle in Warzone and DMZ Season Four brought in the usual tweaks to the meta, but it also brought some powerful weapons. The assault rifle category in the game is overpowered already. You have the ISO Hemlock and the M13B, so the Tempest Razorback adds to that pow...

PC Invasion - FeedDDD Wednesday, June 14, 2023 3:52 PM
     Tears Of The Kingdom Champions LeathersThe Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom has a massive amount of different types of armor you can wear throughout the game. These can range from simple armor pieces that only raise your defense, to armor pieces that have different resistances to heat or cold, and more. One of the more sought after armor pieces in the game is the Champion's Leathers, which is the new and improved Champion's Tunic from Breath of the Wild, and it's the chest piece Link wears in the promotional material and box art. Like many other armor pieces in the game, you can upgrade the Champion's Leathers. Here's our guide on how to upgrade the Champion's Leathers in Tears of the Kingdom. How to upgrade Champion's Leathers in Tears of the Kingdom The first step to upgrading the Champion's Leathers, and any armor in the game, is to unlock at least one Great Fairy Fountain, then actually acquire the Champion's Leathers. You can find a guide on how to do that here on the site. Let's go over the up...

PC Invasion - FeedDDD Wednesday, June 14, 2023 2:26 PM
     How To Get Greatstaff Of The Crone In Diablo 4 Featured ImageThe Greatstaff of the Crone is a powerful two-handed weapon designed for Druids in Diablo 4. It's a weapon that can make even the toughest battles manageable. Because of its abilities and its power, the staff is designated for the stronger players in this class. So earning this two-handed staff may not be a walk in the park for some. However, if you manage to acquire Greatstaff of the Crone, it will be worth it. This is one of the rarer weapons in Diablo 4, and it's not one that you should overlook. If you're playing as a Druid and want to know how to get Greatstaff of the Crone, this guide should make life easier. Diablo 4: How to get Greatstaff of the Crone Obtaining the staff is much easier said than done, just be prepared for tougher fights coming your way. Greatstaff of the Crone falls in the Unique Tier, and there's only one way to have this tier drop for you. Just like searching for Sacred items, the Greatstaff of the Crone won't appear unless you�...

PC Invasion - FeedDDD Wednesday, June 14, 2023 2:07 PM
     How to get Aspect of Control in Diablo 4Collecting all the Aspects in Diablo 4 is more than just a case of gathering more collectibles. Diablo 4 has done an excellent job of ensuring that the things you have to go out and collect actually benefit the game. The various aspects dotted around the map provide invaluable boosts to your class and will turn any Epic gear into Legendary. One of my favorites is the Aspect of Control in Diablo 4 for the Sorceress. How to get Aspect of Control in Diablo 4 Screenshot by PC Invasion This is one of the Aspects that is easy to get, provided you're at the right level or have some buddies willing to carry you. The Aspect of Control is locked away behind a Dungeon in Kehjistan. The Sunken Library is where you'll want to make your way over to get your hands on the Aspect of Control. You will find the Sunken Library dungeon just north of the Iron Wolves Encampment. You can make your way to it through the Tar Pits, doing your best to dodge the nasty bone men. Once inside the ...

Gamer Empire Wednesday, June 14, 2023 2:21 PM
     One of the more interesting machines that you can build in Rust is the Elevator. Though this might not be one of the things that most players would want to build, it is actually really interesting and useful for tall bases. The Elevator will allow you to quickly get from the ground floor to any […]

Tabletop Gaming News – TGN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 5:00 PM
     Modiphius Entertainment, the premier tabletop game publisher and developer, has announced its acquisition of the game IPs 'Five Parsecs From Home' and 'Five Leagues From The Borderlands' from Nordic Weasel Games, headed by Ivan Sorensen. The agreement extends to the original Five Core system, Weasel Tech, and Five Men From Normandy games. Under the new …

Tabletop Gaming News – TGN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 4:00 PM
     Ghostfire Gaming has set sail on a new adventure with their Kickstarter for "Aetherial Expanse: Setting Guide", a high-fantasy campaign setting for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. The Kickstarter campaign, launched recently, has already surpassed its original goal of US$ 20,000, with a current tally of US$ 89,007 and 1,178 backers. The setting guide offers …

Tabletop Gaming News – TGN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 3:09 PM
     Monte Cook Games is taking the Cypher System to new heights with the introduction of the Cypher System Creature Index, designed to help game masters (GMs) find the perfect creature for their next encounter. This new tool promises to revolutionize the process of selecting creatures for a variety of campaigns. Whether you're running a space …

Tabletop Gaming News – TGN Wednesday, June 14, 2023 2:54 PM
     Wednesdaaaaaaay! We're halfway through the week. Just gotta keep on keepin' on and we'll get back to the weekend. I'm happy because today I made some oven-braised ribs that turned out absolutely fantastic. So, I'll be having that for lunch the rest of the week. But also, let's nosh on some bite-sized gaming stories. Today …

WGB, Home of AWESOME Reviews Wednesday, June 14, 2023 12:40 PM
     A little while ago Sony stated that it had aggressive plans for cloud streaming, a growing market that Microsoft has been frolicking around in for a while now. And now they've cracked the lid just a little bit on those plans.

Gaming Instincts – Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism Wednesday, June 14, 2023 4:33 PM

A multiplatform announcement trailer was also released.

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Gaming Instincts – Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism Wednesday, June 14, 2023 3:42 PM

A new cinematic and gameplay trailer were also revealed.

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Gaming Instincts – Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism Wednesday, June 14, 2023 3:05 PM

All titles will be available from June 20.

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Gaming Instincts – Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism Wednesday, June 14, 2023 2:30 PM

These games include Neon White, Sea of Stars, The Bookwalker: Thief of Tales, and more.

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Level Up Wednesday, June 14, 2023 11:26 AM
     Dead Cells joins the growing list of video games getting animated series adaptations with a…

Level Up Wednesday, June 14, 2023 10:20 AM
     Since <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/xbox-games-showcase/2023/06/11/persona-3-remake-officially-announced" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Persona 3 Reload</a> and <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/xbox-games-showcase/2023/06/11/persona-5-tactica-officially-announced">Persona 5 Tactica</a> were both announced…