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5 ways 'Apple GPT' could transform the iPhone experience
More AI could be heading to the iPhone (Apple)
The rumor is that Apple is working on its own generative AI products to take on the likes of ChatGPT, and the end result could be transformative for the iPhone. From Siri to fitness, we've listed the key ways that Apple's plunge into AI could benefit users.
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Life gets easier for Windows 11 users with Android phones
Windows and Android now work better together (Google)
Google just pushed out an official version of its Nearby Share app for Windows, which means getting files and links transferred between Android phones and Microsoft's operating system is now easier than ever – and you can try it out now.
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The premium Beats Studio Pro headphones are finally here
The Beats Studio Pro (Beats)
After a pile of rumors and leaks, and amid high levels of anticipation, the Beats Studio Pro headphones from Apple have appeared. It's been a six-year break for Beats products, but these high-end cans look to have plenty to offer to make the wait worth it.
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Kotaku Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:49 PM

SpongeBob SquarePants fans have been experiencing an influx of distress after NSFW drawings of the beloved characters hit their social media timelines. While many, like myself, dismissed the lewd drawings as Rule 34 content seeping into social media platforms, the drawings are apparently legit, according to the…


Kotaku Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:40 PM

If you've spent any time on TikTok or YouTube lately, you might've seen some short, strange videos of heads emerging from toilet bowls to sing a somewhat catchy song. The clips, built using the software behind some of Valve's games like Half-Life 2 and Team Fortress 2, have been racking up millions of views on YouTube…


Kotaku Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:35 PM

According to a new report from Variety, Adult Swim has ordered a new anime series for Toonami by Shinichirō Watanabe, legendary director of Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo, and studio Mappa, the popular animation studio behind Chainsaw Man and the final seasons of the mega-popular anime series Attack on Titan.


Kotaku Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:15 PM

Quick, without looking it up (or I guess remembering the headline) what's currently the bestselling game on Xbox? Elden Ring? Maybe a new Call of Duty? Perhaps that popular Diablo IV? Nope! It's Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for Xbox 360. And the rest of the top 10 is filled with other classic CoD games as players flock…


Kotaku Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:10 PM

Like many games these days, the highly anticipated Baldur's Gate 3 comes in a few different editions at a few different price points. Obviously if you're a D&D superfan, you might be interested in the most expensive one, but what, exactly, will shelling out that extra cash get you? And what of the other versions?…


Kotaku Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:00 PM

In a vacuum, Genesis: An Overwatch Mini-Series is great. The three-part anime is lovingly animated and well-acted, and finally expands upon the origins of Overwatch in a way that goes beyond voice lines and passing mentions in comics or short stories. But each time I finished one of the episodes, I was hit with the…


Kotaku Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:50 AM

As the summer sun once again sets Earth on fire, that means only one thing: sales! And so Sony launched its annual summer sale with a not unreasonable 3,081 games at cheaper prices. Rather crucially, that number includes some bigger names, such as Elden Ring down by a third, and many Sony first-party titles down to…


Kotaku Thursday, July 20, 2023 10:50 AM

While Nintendo loves a lawsuit and emulation is often a contentious issue for publishers, few situations have been quite as high-profile as the recent attempt to launch GameCube and Wii emulator Dolphin on Steam. The 20-year-old emu engine has long been available online, but this attempt to become more "mainstream"…


Kotaku Thursday, July 20, 2023 10:15 AM

Overwatch 2 is in a rough spot as Blizzard prepares for one of its biggest content drops yet next month. After a collection of bad news since its October 2022 launch, including the gutting of PvE content and charging $15 for story missions, Overwatch 2's engagement and money investment has declined—despite the promise…


Kotaku Thursday, July 20, 2023 9:15 AM

As a work of epic fantasy, I expected Final Fantasy XVI to dazzle me visually—especially on my expensive PlayStation 5. But while select scenes do delight visually, they are sadly infrequent. For whatever reason, about halfway through Square Enix's latest mega-budget RPG the game decides that it's mostly going to…


PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:44 PM
     If you can't wait for The Elder Scrolls 6, grab ESO while it's free

The Elder Scrolls Online has stood the test of time, improving constantly throughout the years since its initial launch back in 2014.  If you haven't yet played the MMORPG, then now could be the perfect opportunity to hop into Tamriel as you await more news from Bethesda on The Elder Scrolls 6. The Elder Scrolls Online is currently free thanks to the Epic Games Store's rotation, along with a hilarious puzzle game, but you're going to have to be quick to snag them both before the platform changes its offered titles.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: ESO Elsweyr release date, ESO Necromancer skills, ESO Elsweyr Skyshard locations

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:33 PM
     Best Remnant 2 classes – archetypes tier list

What are the best Remnant 2 classes? Although a lot of Remnant 2 can boil down to how many bullets you can put downrange - after all, violence solves nearly everything in this universe - there are several different flavors of destruction to choose from that can affect you and your party's experience while playing the co-op shooter. These are archetypes (basically classes), each with its own set of abilities, passives, strengths, and weaknesses - but which Remnant 2 archetypes are the best?

With the Remnant 2 release date edging ever closer, it's probably time for you to get your thinking cap on and decide which archetype suits you the most. Are you a ranged damage dealer? Do you prefer to get up close and personal with the monstrosities that lie in wait? There are a few options you can take to play the co-op game as you want. Here is our Remnant 2 class tier list.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best co-op games, Best fantasy games on PC, Best RPG games

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:14 PM
     EA Sports FC 24 release date, gameplay, engine upgrades, and more

When is the EA Sports FC 24 release date? EA has officially dropped the FIFA branding after almost three decades, fortunately, this hasn't resulted in any major changes. If you were worried about the loss of the FIFA branding potentially spoiling the football game, we can reassure you that there's nothing to be concerned about. While there are some changes to the overall gameplay, the game's core remains largely unchanged.

EA Sports FC 24 is the first major football game that allows both men and women to play together on the same pitch. That's right, Ultimate Team this year will let you pick from over 19,000 fully licensed players to create the world's best football team. The Hypermotion technology is also receiving an upgrade this year to make the gameplay feel more realistic than ever before, and there are plenty of changes to the players to make each footballer play as they do in real life. Here's everything you need to know about the EA Sports FC 24 release date, including gameplay changes, engine upgrades, and more.

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:03 PM
     Naraka Bladepoint's best new feature lets you unleash ball-based chaos

I've got a new Naraka Bladepoint hobby, and it's so much fun that it's keeping me from actually queuing up for the battle royale game. To celebrate going free-to-play, Naraka Bladepoint has added a stunning new lobby area with the Naraka Bladepoint July update called Fairyland Penglai, filled with activities that you can take part in. One of these in particular, however, has brought me an unreasonable amount of joy.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best fantasy games, Best battle royale games, Free PC games

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:37 PM
     Is Diablo 4 down? Current server status

Are the Diablo 4 servers down? The latest iteration of Blizzard's critically acclaimed dungeon crawler is always online, which can often cause its own set of problems. Between unreliable internet connections, scheduled maintenance, and malicious attacks, it can be tough to troubleshoot exactly what's keeping you from logging in. With our help, you should be back in Sanctuary and tearing through demons in no time.

Blizzard has confirmed that a Diablo 4 offline mode won't be arriving in the ARPG any time soon – if ever. Consequently, knowing how to check the Diablo 4 server status is of vital importance if you ever find yourself unable to log in, and we recommend keeping our list of Diablo 4 error codes on hand for some quick troubleshooting whenever connectivity issues strike. Here are your next steps when Diablo 4 is down.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Diablo 4 builds, Diablo 4 review, Diablo 4 classes

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:51 PM
     AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D review

After enduring a series of disappointing graphics card releases, writing this AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D review is just the reprieve I need. In fact, I've very little in the way of negative things to say about this near-perfect processor.

Continue reading AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D review
MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Ryzen 7000 CPUs - everything we know, RDNA 3 GPUs - everything we know, Best gaming CPU

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:32 PM
     Baldur's Gate 3 has an interactive torture scene

Baldur's Gate 3 includes a sequence wherein players can choose from various torture methods as they attempt to extract information from a prisoner. The Larian RPG game has also been rated by the ESRB for nudity, violence, sexual content, and language, as the Baldur's Gate 3 release date draws near and we anticipate a return to the DnD world of the Forgotten Realms. If you thought the bear sex scene was a little risque, it seems that Baldur's Gate 3 has a lot more still to come.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Baldur's Gate 3 release date, Baldur's Gate 3 races, Baldur's Gate 3 classes

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:25 PM
     Minecraft cheats and console commands

What are the best Minecraft console commands? There are many ways to play Minecraft, from the purely survival aspect of reaching the end, to building mind-blowing projects in creative mode. Using console commands in a survival world is somewhere between the two, and we've been testing out all the best Minecraft cheats to help you along the way.

Minecraft console commands are wonderfully simple to use, and you can use them to give yourself diamonds and other items, summon Minecraft mobs, locate rare structures like ancient cities, and so much more. Remember that you won't earn achievements with cheats turned on, and turning them back off won't help, but if you want all the fun of survival Minecraft without the struggle, then this guide to Minecraft cheats is for you.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Minecraft seeds, Minecraft skins, Minecraft mods

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:24 PM
     LoL Arena mode tier list – best team comps according to Riot and us

What are the best team comps in the League of Legends Arena mode? Arena is a 2v2v2v2 competition, pitting four teams of two champions against each other in increasingly deadly rounds until only one remains. It's all-action, and frankly, a ton of fun, but it can be extremely tough if you don't know what team compositions work well, as what works on the Rift doesn't necessarily work in the Arena.

The free PC game doesn't add new game modes very often, and what they did have (Twisted Treeline) was removed a long time ago to consolidate the playlists. Arena mode, however, has gained huge support while on the PBE, with peons like us, creators, and even pros testing their combat prowess in League of Legends' frenetic new mode. If you plan on stepping into the Arena, you're going to want to know what kind of team composition works best, as choosing ineffectual champions will mean an early exit for you and your partner. Here's our opinion on what League of Legends team comps work best in Arena, as well as an exclusive from the devs at Riot.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: League of Legends Mythic shop sales, League of Legends patch 13.14, League of Legends tier list

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:10 PM
     Tekken 8 release date speculation, betas, trailers, gameplay, story

When is the Tekken 8 release date? As one of the biggest fighting games in the world, Tekken 7 was the most impressive game in the series to date, so it's no surprise that fans are excited to see what the developers have in store for the next entry.

One of the most highly anticipated fighting games got its big reveal during September's Sony State of Play, pleasantly surprising Tekken fans with the shock reveal that Tekken 8 was in development, with a trailer premiering showcasing gameplay in the new game engine. Given the critical and commercial success of Tekken 7, there's a strong possibility Tekken 8 will end up on our best PC games list in the future. Now that we've seen a fair bit of the game, here's everything we know about the Tekken 8 release date, trailers, gameplay, story, and more.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Tekken 8 roster, Tekken 8 release date, The best fighting games on PC

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:07 PM
     New Steam MOBA is Genshin Impact meets League of Legends

I am someone who has played far too much League of Legends in her lifetime, but I never expected to see it collide with HoYoverse's iconic anime game, Genshin Impact. Turns out new battle royale MOBA Eternal Return does just that, thrusting you into a colorful world where battle rages and sparks fly. Sound like your sort of thing? Eternal Return has the stats to back up its already-swelling popularity.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best MOBAs, Best battle royale games, Best anime games

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:07 PM
     Tekken 8 roster – every confirmed character

Which characters are in Tekken 8? Over the years, many fighters have participated in the King of Iron Fist Tournaments, but the latest installment sees the absence of one key face in particular. Heihatchi Mishima is officially dead, and now the world's fate is in the hands of those rising to face his demonic son, Kazuya. Some directly oppose him, whereas others fight for their own ambitions.

Every one of the characters in the Tekken 8 roster so far revealed is a returning character. Some have been with the fighting game series since the beginning, whereas others are more recent inclusions, and one character is even making a long-awaited comeback in Tekken 8. With 16 characters now revealed and many more to come before the Tekken 8 release date, here is everything we know about the roster so far.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Tekken 8 roster, Tekken 8 release date, The best fighting games on PC

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:15 PM
     Genshin Impact Lynette ascension materials

What are the Genshin Impact Lynette ascension materials? Lynette is one of several new characters due to take center stage in Genshin Impact 4.0. This multi-function magic assistant is a four-star Anemo character that takes a supporting role in the magical performances she puts on with her brother. However, you need to gather Lynette's ascension materials if you're looking to make the most of her off-field support as part of your team.

Many of the Genshin Impact Lynette ascension materials can only be found in the Fontaine region, which means we won't know their exact whereabouts in Genshin Impact until the 4.0 release date. However, there are plenty of Lynette's ascension materials available to farm in the existing regions to get you prepared for pulling her from the next banners. Be sure to snap up all the latest Genshin Impact codes and start stockpiling primogems – while leaks have suggested that Lynette may be Fontaine's free character, you'll certainly need them for Lyney and Freminet.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Genshin Impact codes, Genshin Impact character tier list, Genshin Impact leveling guide

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:10 PM
     Motorcycle Mayhem codes July 2023

July 20, 2023: We added three new Motorcycle Mayhem codes to our list.

What are the active Motorcycle Mayhem codes? Roblox players love fast-paced, action-packed, and mildly chaotic games, and Motorcycle Mayhem ticks all those boxes. This one sees you darting in and out of the way of incoming traffic while on powerful motorcycles. Its game page describes it as the "ultimate traffic-swerving adventure."

If you're just starting out, however, you'll be aiming to unlock the best bikes as quickly as possible, and one of the fastest ways to do so is by redeeming Roblox Motorcycle Mayhem codes. Luckily for you, we've added the latest ones to a regularly updated list down below, and we've also included instructions on how to redeem them to earn some free gears. While you're here, be sure to make use of our Blox Fruits codes, All Star Tower Defense codes, and Slayers Unleashed codes for more Roblox freebies.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best Roblox games, Roblox promo codes, Roblox music codes

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:25 PM
     Diablo 4 mount quest and how to unlock

How do you unlock Diablo 4 mounts? These four-legged friends are the best way of getting from A to B in Sanctuary and are perfect if you're above walking. Mounts are the fastest mode of transportation in the ARPG outside of the fast travel system, and we're here to help you unlock them as soon as possible.

While rewarding, exploring the Diablo 4 map can eventually turn into a chore, especially if you're grinding gear to perfect the best Diablo 4 builds. Equipping a mount cuts down your travel time, and lets you concentrate on the most important thing: killing everything in sight. Diablo 4 is one of the best PC games this year – as our Diablo 4 review details – so here's how to unlock mounts.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Diablo 4 builds, Diablo 4 review, Diablo 4 classes

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:11 PM
     Genshin Impact Lyney banner and abilities

When is the Genshin Impact Lyney banner? As the 4.0 update draws closer, Hoyoverse has begun drip marketing the characters due to take the spotlight in the oceanic Fontaine region. We've got all the latest speculation surrounding the Genshin Impact Lyney banner release date, as well as the abilities of its starring character.

The Genshin Impact Lyney banner includes several new characters arriving in Genshin Impact as part of the upcoming 4.0 release date, but the eponymous Lyney has already proven to be a fan favorite since his initial tease way back in 2020. Lyney is a five-star Pyro character and court magician that employs his powers of deception and a trusty bow to dish out a pyrotechnic burst of AoE damage. Sporting a wealth of magical props that are sure to steal the show in any team comp, you'll want all the codes you can get your hands on to successfully pull him from the Genshin Impact Lyney banner.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Genshin Impact codes, Genshin Impact character tier list, Genshin Impact leveling guide

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:48 AM
     Is Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart Steam Deck compatible?

Is Ratchet and Clank Steam Deck compatible? Playing Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart on the Steam Deck should be as easy as blasting through a slew of rifts and dimensions in space. While Valve hasn't officially stated if this brand-new PlayStation port will be playable on the Steam Deck, with Nixxes Software at the helm, owners of the handheld shouldn't have anything to worry about.

As stated in the Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart system requirements, you will need 75GB storage space before you take on the evil Dr.Nefarious. Check out our guide to the best microSD card for Steam Deck if you're sporting the 64GB model and need that little extra bit of space.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best graphics card, Best gaming PC, Best SSD for gaming

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:46 AM
     All Baldur's Gate 3 spells

What are all the Baldur's Gate 3 spells? While the RPG game is based on Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition, not every 5e spell is available - and not every class can use every spell. Therefore, knowing which spells are at your disposal is going to come in handy.

Sure, you might be able to hurl a Fireball at your enemies, it's a classic move, after all, but there are hundreds of other spells that might take your Baldur's Gate 3 foes by surprise, with a variety of positive, negative, and even hilarious results. Whichever of the Baldur's Gate 3 classes you choose to play, you can have the option to cast spells thanks to multiclassing, so knowing which compliment your other skills and abilities is essential. That said, here's all the BG3 spells available to magic users at the Baldur's Gate 3 release date.

Continue reading All Baldur's Gate 3 spells
MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Baldur's Gate 3 release date, Baldur's Gate 3 races, Baldur's Gate 3 classes

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:50 AM
     Baldur's Gate 3 abilities

What are Baldur's Gate 3 abilities? Six key attributes and stats dictate your build and the types of items you can use throughout the game. You earn two ability points for every four levels, which you can either put into one ability or two different abilities.

It's not just items in Baldur's Gate 3 which are affected by abilities; they also influence your BGS skills to help you at checks, whether that's sneaking and hiding past an enemy or brute forcing a door. There are many checks in the RPG game, all of which require different types of these abilities to pass - and we've got the information on all of them ahead of the Baldur's Gate 3 release date in just a few weeks.

Continue reading Baldur's Gate 3 abilities
MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Baldur's Gate 3 release date, Baldur's Gate 3 races, Baldur's Gate 3 classes

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:45 AM
     All Baldur's Gate 3 feats

What are all the Baldur's Gate 3 feats? Crafting your own unique brand of adventure is all part of the Baldur's Gate 3 experience; creating a character that can best their foes and solves problems in a way that sings to you is very satisfying. Baldur's Gate 3 feats are a way to add some flavor to your build and create power spikes that will help you in your journey.

You'll naturally grow in power as you explore the world of Baldur's Gate 3, and gaining levels will reward you with stat increases, but occasionally you'll be able to choose a feat to add to your character. Feats are special additions that can either give you a big boost to your core attributes or grant you a passive skill. Here is every feat so you can be ready to perfect your BG3 class before the Baldur's Gate 3 release date rolls around.

Continue reading All Baldur's Gate 3 feats
MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Baldur's Gate 3 release date, Baldur's Gate 3 races, Baldur's Gate 3 classes

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:30 AM
     FromSoftware finally unveils the Armored Core 6 story

Armored Core 6 looks spectacular, but we've been very curious about one particular aspect of the upcoming mech and robot game. With developer FromSoftware's legendary pedigree of world design, narrative, and lore built through the likes of Dark Souls and Elden Ring, we can't help but wonder what the Armored Core 6 story looks like. Well, now we know, as the first story trailer gets us all excited for the Armored Core 6 release date to arrive.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best robot games, Armored Core 6 release date, Games like Dark Souls

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:36 AM
     Blue Protocol release date, gameplay, story, and news

What is the Blue Protocol release date? The free-to-play game comes hot on the heels of the JRPG successes of Genshin Impact and Tower of Fantasy, adds an MMO angle, and is being developed by Bandai Namco, which sounds like a recipe for success.

Combining aspects from the best Genshin-like JRPG games, MMO games, and action-adventure games, there are high expectations for Blue Protocol - especially given the two massive studios behind it. Our first glimpse of the free-to-play game didn't disappoint, and we have info on a new class. So when is the Blue Protocol release date, and what do we know about the game so far?

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best anime games, Best MMORPGs, Best multiplayer games

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:06 PM
     Best Honkai Star Rail Dan Heng build

What is the best Dan Heng build? The often tight-lipped and more serious member of the Trailblazers, Dan Heng finds himself in the archives of the Astral Express. Don't let his mild-mannered personality fool you, he is a DPS beast. Equipped with a bladed pole-arm, Dan Heng controls the wind element to bolster his attacks. Any upgrades or skill paths need to lean into his ability to land damage and take advantage of enemies with low wind resistance.

Our Honkai Star Rail tier list includes the best characters to accompany Dan Heng in Honkai Star Rail, and our extensive research and time in the game covers everything from the best Honkai Star Rail builds to the best team comps. However, you'll need to pick up all the latest Honkai Star Rail codes if you're looking to fill out your roster with the best options. Now that you're ready, let's get into the best Dan Heng build.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Honkai Star Rail review, Honkai Star Rail codes, Honkai Star Rail tier list

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:39 AM
     AMD Radeon RX 7700 could be this GPU generation's savior

AMD might be bringing out the big guns for this GPU generation's battle with Nvidia. Benchmark and pricing leaks have arrived for AMD's upcoming Navi 32 graphics cards, the Radeon RX 7700 and RX 7800, and the details gleaned about the former are especially exciting.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Ryzen 7000 CPUs - everything we know, RDNA 3 GPUs - everything we know, Best gaming CPU

PCGamesN Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:33 AM
     Best Diablo 4 Rogue build

What is the best Diablo 4 Rogue build? The sharp-shooting, back-stabbing, agile fiend is one of the best raw damage dealers in the game. Able to specialize in both close and distant damage dealing, you'll generally want to pick one or the other before rushing down the rest of the talent tree.

Whether you're playing with a group of friends in multiplayer or you're going it alone, the D4 Rogue build has everything you need to handle any situation. If you want a more focused class with less room to experiment with two distinct fighting styles, you should check out the best Diablo 4 Barbarian build. It's straightforward monster mashing. And with the best Necromancer build, best Sorcerer build, and best Druid build all but solidified as well, there's no shortage of the best Diablo 4 builds out there. Now, here's the best Diablo Rogue build and how to create it.

Continue reading Best Diablo 4 Rogue build
MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Diablo 4 builds, Diablo 4 review, Diablo 4 classes

Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:00 PM

The Wandering Village already had a great pitch: it's a citybuilder where you rustle up your village on the back of a massive, lumbering rock-turtle-dragon creature. That pitch is getting even stronger with today's update, as our giant friend (Onbu) is taking the village on his back (the human headlice) into the ocean. According to developers Stray Fawn Studio, the Ocean Update is the game's biggest to date and adds new buildings, decorations, random events, and of course, the titular ocean biome.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:36 AM

The GameCube and Wii emulator Dolphin will no longer come to Steam. Back in March, it was announced that the long-running emulator would get a surprise release on the storefront, but that was soon "indefinitely postponed" due to legal troubles with Nintendo and Valve. Now the team have cleared up the situation and are "abandoning" their efforts completely.

"First things first - Nintendo did not send Valve or Dolphin a [DMCA Takedown] notice against our Steam page," the team clarified in a recent blog post, before adding that "Nintendo has not taken any legal action against Dolphin Emulator or Valve."

What actually happened was a legal back and forth. Valve's legal department had contacted Nintendo regarding the emulator's Steam release. A lawyer representing Nintendo asked Valve to prevent it. And then Valve forwarded that statement to the Dolphin team, "and told us that we had to come to an agreement with Nintendo in order to release it on Steam."

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:15 AM

It is a truth universally acknowledged that when aliens threaten to exterminate your home, only the world's most insufferable, unhinged scientists can help you save the day. XCOM knows it, and now Xenonauts 2 is following suit. Case in point, yer man up the top there. Look at that smug mullet and his unimpressed raised eyebrow. He doesn't give two hoots you're here to save the world from extinction, leading (probably several) teams of nine (unwitting) brave souls into the unknown (i.e.: repeated death by alien overwatch). He's got research to do. Organs to pickle. Dead alien carcasses to splice. Yeah, the same ones you literally strapped into your troops' tactical belts in the last mission so you could bring them home. We had stinking brain monsters wrapped round our torsos, guy! The least you can do is deign to make us a nice cuppa when we get back. Honestly. You can't get the staff these days...

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:00 AM

I thought Exoprimal somehow managed to make dinosaurs versus mechs, aka the coolest concept ever, boring in my review-in-progress. I held out hope it would improve, though, as lots of commenters assured me it's fun side would finally surface. "Just play several more hours and things really open up! Variety in the dinos, in the modes, in just about everything!". To some extent, they were right. There are fun moments to be had as you queue up for Dino Survival and suddenly, remarkably, things have changed a bit.

But the game doesn't respect your time. It forces you to sit through hours of repetitive dino-slaying and then only offers you the chance, the chance to slay dinos in a way that isn't excruciatingly samey. Even as someone who finds the fun in mindless carnage, I'd much rather ditch my mech suit and let the dinosaurs run rampant. The dinosaurs don't deserve this.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, July 20, 2023 10:14 AM

Bandai Namco Online have announced that Gundam Evolution, the free-to-play shooter based on the popular anime, will no longer be playable after November 29th. The mech FPS was released last year but executive producer Kazuya Maruyama now says it's "no longer possible" for the team to provide ongoing support.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, July 20, 2023 10:00 AM

Might & Magic: Clash Of Heroes was one of those Nintendo DS games that I never played at the time but had always heard was very good. Its unusual triple-decker sandwich of strategic, match-three RPG puzzling hasn't really been replicated in the fifteen-odd years since it first came out, unless you count its own HD remaster that came out in 2011. Alas, with that version now having gone off sale on PC in favour of this further spruced up Definitive Edition, this is now the best and only way to play it. Originally developed by the same core team at Capybara Games that went on to make the excellent Grindstone, this Definitive Edition has been handled entirely by remake house Dotemu, and yep, I now see what all the fuss is about. However, I also have quite a lot of reservations about it. For all its clear, obvious brilliance, it's also a very hard game to love. Because it really is very hard, and I still can't quite decide if I'm having fun or not.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, July 20, 2023 10:00 AM

Remnant II has a lot of moments that will make you say things not appropriate for children's ears. Then again, given the mild horror themes in many of the levels and the general terror the excellent enemy design invokes, you probably shouldn't be playing it around kids in the first place. As a fan of this sequel's predecessor, Remnant: From The Ashes, I had my hopes set unreasonably high, and not only has Remnant II completely met my expectations, but it also kept messing around with what I thought I should be expecting. It left me in a constant state of awe. This is a furiously ambitious follow-up and has everything I could have ever wanted.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, July 20, 2023 9:10 AM

The developers behind Race The Sun's minimalist gliding are now taking those high speeds to space in Whisker Squadron: Survivor, a neon-drenched homage to Star Fox. There are feline pilots, low-poly levels, and barrel-rolling in bullet hell heaven. Check, check, and check. Hopefully, the gorgeous animation from the trailer (below) shows up in Whisker Squadron: Survivor's early access launch on August 21st.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, July 20, 2023 6:29 AM

Project Winter was a snowbound social deduction multiplayer game that had you questioning and/or betraying your friends to hilarious effect. Developers Other Ocean Interactive are now taking that hidden roles formula and chucking some zombies into the mix with the newly announced The Walking Dead: Betrayal. Its reveal trailer sums up the survival and betrayal tug-of-war quite nicely. Though the heartbroken screams of "NOO NOO" arguably steal the show. Take a first look at the backstabbing below.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:40 PM

Rune Factory 3 Special Bachelorettes Get Their Own Trailer

Back when XSEED and Marvelous first brought up Rune Factory 3 Special, they shared bachelorette profiles for the characters we can romance. Now, there's an entirely new trailer looking even more closely at the 11 women we can marry and date. It's quite a lengthy one, spending almost 4 minutes on the different returning love interests in Rune Factory 3.

The video begins with Shara. She's the Rune Factory 3 Special bachelorette you first meet when you start the game. It then shows a scene with her and Micah. After that, Raven appears. We get to see one of their first meetings. Marian is the next Rune Factory 3 Special love interest to appear. She demands Micah come to her if he's feeling unwell. For Collette's segment, she issues an eating contest challenge to Micah. With the Carmen part, she discusses what's so great about fishing with Micah.

After that, we get to see the Rune Factory 3 Special character Pia talk about working at the bathhouse. Daria shows up next, and she explains how talented she is to Micah upon meeting him. Sakuya shows up after that and is all business as she tries to convince Micah to shop at the store. The Sofia segment shows her unique trait to say the opposite of what she means. As for the Karina part, she acts a little aloof when talking about the general store and her job. Finally, the Kuruna segment is the only time we see Micah talk to one of the Rune Factory 3 Special bachelorettes in his Wooly form.

Rune Factory 3 Special will come to the Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam outside Japan on September 5, 2023. It showed up on the Switch in Japan on March 2, 2023. The original Rune Factory 3 can be found on the Nintendo DS.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:30 PM

Tekken 8 Claudio Trailer

Bandai Namco released a full character trailer for Claudio Serafino in Tekken 8. While his return was teased when Bandai Namco announced the Closed Network Test, this is the first full look we've gotten of the fighter.

Claudio debuted in Tekken 7 and featured prominently in that game's story mode. He's an exorcist for the secretive Archers of Sirius organization, explaining his new "Banisher of Demons" tagline. In his new Tekken 8 trailer, Claudio is still using his flashy, magical style from the previous game, including his more powerful Starburst stance. The trailer also shows off his new Rage Art, where he uses a summon circle to create a bow of pure energy to shoot through Bryan Fury.


Claudio is the latest character confirmed for the Tekken 8 roster. Here is everyone else confirmed so far:

Lucky players will get to try out all these characters in the upcoming Tekken 8 Closed Network Test. PS5 players get first access from July 21-24, 2023. A second test for PS5, PC and Xbox Series X/S will take place from July 28-31, 2023. Bandai Namco have already sent out codes for the test to selected players.

Tekken 8 is in development for PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:00 PM

Final Fantasy X Play Arts Kai Tidus Yuna

Square Enix is releasing new Play Arts Kai figures of Tidus and Yuna from Final Fantasy X. Each figure costs $194.99, and they are both available for pre-order from the Square Enix online store. The Tidus figure is expected to release on August 2024, while the Yuna figure will follow in September 2024.

The figure of Tidus comes with a stand, additional hand parts, his Brotherhood sword, a Blitzball, and two face plates. Each face plate offers a standard neutral expression and the other one a smiling expression. The figure is articulable and different poses can be set. You can take a better look at the Tidus figure in the gallery below.

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The Yuna figure also includes extra hand parts, some of which can hold her staff weapon. It also includes an alternate hair piece, as well as two extra sleeves of her top that can be used to create the effect of movement. You can check out the figure of Yuna in more detail here:

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July 19, 2023 was the 22nd anniversary of the original release of FFX in Japan, and to celebrate the occasion the official FFVII Remake Twitter account shared an easter egg referencing Final Fantasy X and Blitzball that was included in Crisis Core.

The new Final Fantasy X Play Arts Kai figures of Tidus and Yuna cost $194.99 each, and they are both available for pre-order from the Square Enix online store.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:30 PM

New Honkai: Star Rail Amazon Prime Gaming Event Celebrates Blade

Once again, the Honkai: Star Rail Amazon Prime Gaming benefit appeared, this time to celebrate the debut of new character Blade. This is a case of second verse, same as the first. As usual, you get 60 Stellar Jades and some other items. The code can be claimed if you're a subscriber until August 9, 2023. That's also the same day the Blade banner ends in-game.

The process for claiming the Honkai: Star Rail Prime Gaming bonus and rewards remain unchanged. You need to be a Prime subscriber. You then need to head to the official page. If you're logged in, you'll then be able to click the button to get a code. You then need to redeem that in-game. This is done on PCs by heading to the in-game phone menu and pressing the Redemption Code button on the Trailblazer Profile. Those who play on mobile devices need to use the HoYoVerse site.

Here's what you get from the Honkai: Star Rail Amazon Prime Gaming code:

  • 5 Disposable Kinetic Cannons
  • 8 Traveler's Guides
  • 60 Stellar Jades

Given that these tend to accompany new characters like Blade and Luocha, we may see one for Kafka in August 2023.

Honkai: Star Rail is available for PCs and mobile devices, and a PS5 version will arrive in 2023. The Amazon Prime Gaming latest bonus can be claimed until August 9, 2023.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 12:00 PM

Gundam Evolution Shut Down

Bandai Namco announced that the team-based FPS Gundam Evolution will be shutting down on November 31, 2023. The game will soon cease selling premium currencies such as EVO points, but will still receive planned updates later in 2023.

The shutdown was announced by Executive Producer Kazuya Maruyama, who said that it was "no longer possible for us to provide a service that satisfies our players." There will also be a final Mission Briefing stream at 11pm PDT on July 21, 2023, over on the official youtube channel.

You can find the Twitter announcement below:


The game will cease sales of EVO coins and EC Pod Limited, as well as updates to EC, CAP and Ticket pods, on July 26, 2023. Already purchased currencies can still be spent, but refunds will not be issued for any leftovers. The developers have said they will increase the availability of Capital points through events and campaigns so that players can continue to unlock new mobile suits.

Season 6 is still scheduled for release on August 23, 2023, which will add a new unit and two maps. Another unit and map will arrive with the Season 7 update on October 25, 2023.

Previous updates to the game added the Gundam Dynames in April and the Heavyarms Custom EW back in March.

Gundam Evolution is immediately available on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Series X/S, but will shut down on November 29, 2023.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:30 AM

persona 3 reload trailer

New Persona 3 Reload footage came out on July 20, 2023 during BiliBili's "High Energy Game Fest" 2023 live stream. Today's trailer focuses on Akihiko, Mitsuru, and Fuuka, who will all become playable in the first quarter or so of the game. The trailer is around a minute long. Most of the BiliBili trailer actually uses a lot of footage from previous videos Atlus shared for the game, like the Anime Expo 2023 one. [Thanks, Persona Central!]

You can watch the Persona 3 Reload Akihiko, Fuuka, and Mitsuru trailer on YouTube, via Persona Central's account:


The first part of it focuses on Fuuka, starting from when you find her in Tartarus and rescue her during the story. Then it shows a part of her Social Link. Afterwards, it shifts the attention to Mitsuru. Finally, it looks at Akihiko. It also shows some of Akihiko's moves in combat, complete with his Persona summoning and post-battle animation.

A previous trailer for Persona 3 Reload off the English voice cast, as well as gameplay footage. Quite a few of the scenes from that trailer are in today's BiliBili trailer too. For example, we already saw footage of Fuuka's scenes from the story.

Persona 3 Reload will be a remake of the original Persona 3 game, though it will feature elements such as QoL improvements from FES. In order to modernize Persona 3 for today's Persona players, Atlus will make certain mechanics like maxing out Social Links easier, as well as remove the fatigue system that was in the original.

Persona 3 Reload will come out on the PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam some time in early 2024.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 11:00 AM

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Pyra Mythra Sword

Nintendo released the new update for Xenoblade Chronicles 3 that adds compatibility for the new Pyra and Mythra amiibo and allows for both Aegis swords to be used as cosmetics. The Aegis swords can also be accessed without the figurines by completing certain steps after talking to a new NPC. Additionally, the update also adds some bug fixes for the Future Connected DLC expansion.

The Pyra and Mythra amiibo add their respective Aegis swords to the Swordfighter class in the main Xenoblade Chronicles 3 game. To be able to equip the swords, players will need to access the Clothing menu on a character equipped with the Swordfighter class, then select the Attachments menu to change the appearance of the weapon.

This can be done after scanning the figures or after completing a series of steps when talking to Miibomii, a new Nopon NPC located at the Llyn Nyddwr Camp in the Fornis region.

Additionally, some of the bug fixes added to the Future Connected DLC expansion include increasing the percentage chance of re-aquiring Battle, Tactics, and Strategy Manuals from certain enemies, fixing an issue related to rematching the final battle of the DLC, and fixing a progression issue in Chapter 2 related to the "Pursue Glimmer" main quest.

The Pyra and Mythra amiibo double-pack releases on July 21, 2023. Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Xenoblade Chronicles 3 are available for the Nintendo Switch. As a reminder, Noah and Mio amiibo are also in development.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 10:40 AM

Armored Core VI Story Trailer Gives Us 'a Reason to Exist'

Bandai Namco shared a new Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon trailer focusing on the game's story. We already had some vague hints about what was going on based on its introductory videos. We also saw some gameplay. But now, there's a more defined sense of purpose, with the teaser even saying the events of the game will give 621 "a reason to exist."

The actual details are a bit vague still in the Armored Core VI story trailer, with cinematics from the game appearing. We see some mechs heading to face Hounds, then being attacked. Someone's asking Handler Walter what 617 went through. Rather than Walter responding, we see footage of 617, then 619 and 620 also falling in battle.

We also hear that our character is "functional," but that Walter "shouldn't expect much more." Walter instructs the person he's talking to to wake 621 up. We then hear Walter saying "621…I'll give you a reason to exist. Let's get to work."

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 and docking station for it.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 10:30 AM

Monster Hunter Now Release Date Will Appear in July Showcase

Capcom and Niantic announced the companies will reveal the Monster Hunter Now release date during a July 27, 2023 showcase. The presentation will show up on the official YouTube channel. However, there's no placeholder for it yet. The only video there is a teaser trailer for the September 2023 launch window.

In case you missed that teaser, here it is:

This showcase will be a general launch one. It won't just give the Monster Hunter Now release date. It will also feature at least four members of the development team, if the announcement tweet's image below is accurate. There will be gameplay footage showing how the augmented reality monster hunting game will work.

We already saw a couple of closed beta test phases for the game. The official website for Monster Hunter Now is also still taking potential player applications.

We'll know the exact September 2023 Monster Hunter Now release date on July 27, 2023. The showcase for the game will be held at 4am PT/7am ET/1pm CET/8pm JST on July 27, 2023.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 10:00 AM

might and magic clash of heroes definitive edition playtest review dotemu

Dotemu seemingly has great taste in older games. This is shown through its interest in titles like Windjammers and Streets of Rage. Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes is similarly great! And similarly underappreciated, too. The game flew under the radar with its initial Nintendo DS release, too late in the year to get a lot of media attention. The "HD" versions on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC found a bit more love, but there are still many out there who would love what Clash of Heroes offers and just haven't discovered it.

Ubisoft, conversely, has rarely made a good choice with the Might & Magic franchise since acquiring it from the wreckage of previous publisher 3DO two decades ago. Clash of Heroes is, inarguably, its best one. In the game, you play through a "campaign," which is largely a mostly-linear series of puzzle battles. It was clearly designed with the DS in mind, with each faction on its own screen aligning groups of the same color unit and launching them at opposing defenses. That said, the gameplay holds up just fine on other platforms.

There's certainly a degree to which Clash of Heroes' gameplay fits in better with the Puzzle Quest era in which it was created than it does today. It's a victim of its own critical success, in a lot of ways! Its ideas have been much more thoroughly explored now by projects big and small. That said, it also means the wider games community is more ready for what it has to offer. It's a think-y, turn-based game, which makes sense with the Might & Magic world.

The new portraits for Definitive Edition are 10% more anime and 30% less in harmony with the game's visual style. And we're not sure why they exist? If there's a behind-the-scenes reason for the new character portraits, we'd love to hear it. As it stands? It seems like a wasted effort. There wasn't a glaring issue with the previous portraits, and the new treatments change some of the characterization of the game's protagonists. In particular, Aidan and Anwen feel decidedly less... themselves.

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Much of the messaging surrounding Definitive Edition's release focuses on its rebalanced approach to multiplayer. This aligns with Dotemu's similar approach to Windjammers, attempting to take a game with a cult competitive following and build a more robust community around it. In the pre-release period, our ability to test this part were limited. Still, players have had a long time to point out what needed fixing. Definitive Edition also packs in local co-op play. We loved that feature in the PlayStation 3 port, and it wasn't available in most releases.

Returning to the game over a decade later, we had fun! But we could clearly see some of the game's rough edges. Most notably? The campaign's final chapter really phones it in. It pre-levels protagonist Nadia, throws units at you in batches and has nearly every battle take place on the spiral staircase of a tower. This was... fine, as a smart allocation of development resources for a small Nintendo DS project. But two remakes in? The game could really use a bit more time to learn and enjoy the Academy faction.

While Definitive Edition definitely feels a bit redundant on PC, its PS4 and Switch iterations bring the game to new platforms. (Is the Xbox's backward compatibility part of the reason it isn't launching on Series X? It's possible.) It's nice to see the game back on a Nintendo platform. Clash of Heroes is the sort of game that fits nicely with contemplative handheld play! We'd say the same for Steam Deck, but we know from experience that the original release worked on it just fine.

So if this is step one, with step two being using this work and availability to build a full sequel? That's great! And we've seen Dotemu take that exact path before, so there's reason to hope. But by itself, it's a peculiar project and doesn't offer much new for fans of the old games to play. We'd have loved to see a new element, like a remixed campaign, to entice fans to make a return trip.

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Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes: Definitive Edition launches July 20, 2023 on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC. While Capybara Games developed the original game for original publisher Ubisoft, Dotemu handled both sets of duties for this new edition.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 9:30 AM

Final Fantasy XVI Bring Arts figures

The new Final Fantasy XVI Bring Arts figures are now available to pre-order from the Square Enix online store. There are eight available, and they include Clive Rosfield, Torgal, Jill Warrick, Cidolfus "Cid" Telamon, Dion Lesage, Barnabas Tharmr, Benedikta Harman, and Hugo Kupka. Each figure costs $129.99, and there is also a special set including the Clive and Torgal figures together for a reduced price of $239.99.

Square Enix initially revealed prototypes of the new FFXVI figures back in June 2023. The estimated release date for each one is July 2024. All eight figures have multiple points if articulation and include several parts, like different sets of hands and character's unique weaponry.

You can take a better look at the new FFXVI Bring Arts figures in the gallery below.

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As a reminder, the Final Fantasy XVI Original Soundtrack released worldwide on July 19, 2023. It will be available in two editions, which contain seven and eight discs each.

The Final Fantasy XVI Bring Arts figures are now available for pre-order from the Square Enix online store. Each one costs $129.99, and there is a special set of the Clive and Torgal figures for $239.99. Final Fantasy XVI is now available for the PlayStation 5. The game will have a six-month exclusivity period.

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Siliconera Thursday, July 20, 2023 9:00 AM

naruto silhouette

The sixth Shonen Jump music video will feature "Silhouette" from Naruto. It will premiere on July 22, 2023 at 2:00 AM PT/4:00 AM CT. The thumbnail so far shows Kakashi and Obito during their battle against each other. It will likely focus on their relationship, much like how another Naruto trailer focused on Naruto and Sasuke. For Kakashi and Obito, it'll probably start from their time together on Team Minato and end with their antagonistic relationship in the series proper.

Previous Weekly Shonen Jump music videos included "Haruka Kanata" from Naruto, "Samurai Heart (Some Like It Hot!!)" from Gintama, and "Asterisk" from Bleach. The trailers animated art from the manga and featured scenes from the entire series. It didn't only focus on the arc that the song was from. The trailers also only used the TV cut of the song, which means they're about a minute and a half long.

"Silhouette" by Kana-Boon was the sixteenth opening for Naruto: Shippuden. At its peak, it was in eleventh place on the Oricon charts and in second place on the Japan Hot 100 chart. Because it achieved over 250,000 downloads, the Recording Industry Association of Japan gave it a Platinum certificate in August 2018. You can watch the music video for "Silhouette" here.

The "Silhouette" trailer for Naruto will premiere on the Shonen Jump YouTube channel on July 22, 2023. There is also a Minato trailer, likely to commemorate Minato's one-shot after he won the Naruto character popularity poll.

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PC Invasion - FeedDDD Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:49 PM
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     A new game starring the famous giant ape has been leaked by Amazon Spain. Skull Island Rise of Kong appeared on Amazon Spain for  Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S with a release date of December 31st, which is probably a placeholder.

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