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GamersHeroes Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:13 PM

The Ritual has been summoned: World Makers' Deceit 2 is now available for the PlayStation 5.

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GamersHeroes Thursday, April 4, 2024 2:23 PM

Popularium has announced the close of a $2M seed financing round backed by both prominent investors and games and media executives.

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GamersHeroes Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:43 PM

An April Fool's joke turned real, the team at Frozen District has turned the floor into lava in a new update for House Flipper 2.

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GamersHeroes Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:48 AM

Pepper Grinder is anything but a grind, letting players drill through land, sea, and air with relative ease. While we would have loved to see more content - and more bosses in particular - this title proves that it's the pirate's life for us.

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GamersHeroes Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:47 AM

A short-but-sweet art piece, Unleaving leaves a lasting impression that truly immerses players in its artistic world. For those feeling a little lost, be sure to take this journey.

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GamersHeroes Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:30 AM

All those that dive into Rockstar Games' GTA Online this week can earn themselves double rewards when taking on an all-new set of Transform Races.

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Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 5:20 PM

A new patent recently filed by TV and streaming device manufacturer Roku hints toward a possible future where televisions could display ads when you pause a movie or game.


Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:45 PM

A new report from the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)—an organization focused on enforcing the laws that protect consumers—indicates the bureau is aware of and monitoring big online video games that are filled with in-app purchases, digital currencies, and shady third-party markets that turn…


Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:45 PM

Players trying to complete everything in Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth are running into a roadblock at the very end of the game after the recent 1.020 patch broke one of the very last side quests. And until it's patched by Square Enix, only those who own the game physically can complete the quest, get the trophy associated…


Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:30 PM

If you thought the current landscape of video game consoles and handhelds was already packed, the entirety of Russia has something to say about that. At the very least, Russia's president Vladimir Putin does, since he's issued a mandate: produce Russian video game consoles to compete with the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.…


Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:00 PM

Off the beaten path of Dragon's Dogma 2, away from the safety of the roads, lies a creature unlike anything else the game has to offer. The Sphinx is a unique beast in that she doesn't challenge the player through combat; rather, she challenges you in a game of wits. It's a series of riddles that test your knowledge…


Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 1:15 PM

Sometimes, movies premiere on the same day and live harmonious lives at the box office. Last summer, Barbenheimer, the coexistence of Barbie and Oppenheimer, prompted movie theater marathons, memes, and cosplay dedicated to the diametrically opposed films. But that's not always what happens, sometimes fans pit movies…


Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 1:00 PM

Roblox is one of the biggest games in the world, letting people (who are mostly under 16 years old) create and play their own custom creations and share them with others. Roblox has also been at the center of controversy, as some believe the game exploits child labor and doesn't do enough to protect them. When…


Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:45 PM

Stellar Blade, the stylish character-action game with the drippiest protagonist in recent memory, launches as a PlayStation 5 exclusive on April 26. Ahead of its imminent release, developer Shift Up has spilt some tea on what to expect from updates after the game comes out, which'll include more outfits for Eve and a…


Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:00 PM

Back in the early 2010s, Batman was all the rage. Actually, what am I talking about? Batman is still all the rage, but at the time, it was an especially hot property. In the world of video games, Rocksteady's Arkham series was taking off while Christopher Nolan was rounding the corner on his widely acclaimed trilogy…


Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:00 AM

Senua's Saga: Hellblade II is set to follow in its predecessor's footsteps as a digital-only, shorter experience. Ninja Theory's follow-up to the 2017 psychological horror action game will run about eight hours and cost only $50 compared to the $70 most AAA games cost on the Xbox Series X/S. If you prefer longer…


Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:45 AM

We're a little over a month away from the May 21 release of Hellblade 2: Senua's Saga on Xbox Series X/S, the sequel to Ninja Theory's 2017 action-adventure game Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice. Ahead of its launch, some sites got the chance to check out Ninja Theory's sequel via a 45-minute preview with the story-driven…


Kotaku Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:30 AM

The latest Palworld patch is a big one, bringing a host of new features to the survival-sim-meets-monster-catcher. Still in early access, Palworld is constantly being updated by developer Pocketpair, but this may be the most exciting update yet. Most notably, it introduces the game's highly anticipated first Raid Boss,…


PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 5:57 PM
     Best AFK Journey team comps for each mode

April 4, 2024: We've further scrutinised the best AFK Journey team comps for all modes.

What is the best AFK Journey team? With tactical, team-based combat split across multiple modes, the gacha elements of this cross-platform RPG will ultimately decide the party you're able to piece together. Strength lies in the characters you own, those you bring into battle, and how you use them. That's where this guide comes in.

If you're just getting started, be sure to make use of our AFK Journey reroll guide to get the best characters possible without spending a buck. You can also use AFK Journey codes to help there. Lastly, our expert AFK Journey tier list can ensure you're not blowing valuable resources on low-tier units.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: AFK Journey tier list, AFK Journey codes, AFK Journey reroll

PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 4:52 PM
     The biggest WW2 strategy game is free for the weekend and 80% off

There aren't really any other games that capture the truly global nature of World War II the way Hearts of Iron 4 does, and now is a great time to try it out if you never have. You can play it for free now through April 8, and if you decide it's something you want to keep playing long-term, it's also on sale at a very steep discount.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:27 PM
     Darktide gets a massive new set of challenges and rewards this month

Warhammer 40k Darktide is gearing up for its first update of 2024, and it's set to be a big one. The next patch, which is out later this month, adds an entire hab block's worth of new challenges, rewards, and more to the grimdark shooter.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 2:15 PM
     This spooky roguelike looks like a first-person Darkest Dungeon

Harvest Hunt caught our eyes last month, partly thanks to its creepy graphic novel visual style, and partly thanks to its unique roguelike design. Now it's part of Steam's Lovecraftian Days festival, and to celebrate, the developer has revealed the Harvest Hunt release date, which is set for May 22.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best horror games, Best roguelike games, Best indie games

PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:46 PM
     Warhammer 40K Rogue Trader now has Steam Workshop support

If you've been thinking about fiddling around with the mechanics and characters in Warhammer 40k Rogue Trader, you'll be excited to learn that the latest update adds Steam Workshop support. That means you'll be able to install and manage mods with a single click, opening up all kinds of new possibilities for your 41st millennium adventuring.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: The best Warhammer 40K games, The best RPG games, The best space games on PC

PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:37 PM
     The best WW2 games on PC 2024

What are the best WW2 games? The most devastating conflict in our species' history of fighting over land and ideologies has been distilled into heroic charges, tense dogfights, epic digital wars, and savage battles many times over. The greatest generation deserves only the greatest games, and we've compiled a list of the top World War II games to play right now.

World War 2 games will have something for you whether you're looking for the grittiness of a beach landing, the strategy of battle planning, the thrill of an aerial dogfight, or the intense camaraderie experienced by a band of brothers. So from massive, free-to-play vehicular battlefields to complex war games, you're bound to find something below to keep you duking it out for countless hours in our round-up of the finest WWII games on PC. A lot of these offerings are also free PC games, so you've not got much to lose by giving them a try.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best free Steam games, Tank games, War Thunder system requirements

PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:35 PM
     Cult classic '80s movie inspires Dead by Daylight's hottest new rival

Illfonic, the studio behind the likes of Predator: Hunting Grounds and Ghostbusters: Unleashed, has found a comfortable niche in making games like Dead by Daylight. Killer Klowns From Outer Space is very much in the same vein, but while the core mechanics look similar to other horror multiplayer games, it offers a few unique twists that make it stand out from its competitors.

PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:26 PM
     Best Warzone WSP-9 loadout

What is the best WSP-9 loadout for Warzone? We know that a lot of Warzone combat takes place inside buildings or other small spaces - despite the huge stretch of land that makes up Urzikstan. As long as you've got something longer range for those distance shots, a tight SMG makes the perfect partner in the battle royale game.

You might think the WSP Stinger is the way to go when it comes to the best Warzone SMGs, and it's a great choice, but don't rule out the WSP-9 either. We've loosely based our best Warzone WSP-9 loadout below on the Molten Mire blueprint, but we've made a few tweaks to drastically improve its accuracy in the battle royale game. Here are all the attachments you need.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:19 PM
     Razer's Blade 18 just got upgraded, and the screen looks amazing

Snaky peripheral maker Razer has just released a new laptop designed to bridge the gap between a laptop and a desktop. It doesn't just have a massively-powerful spec, but it also has an enormous 18-inch screen and a big slab of a chassis to hold it all. Forget buying a desktop replacement, you could probably attach legs to the new Razer Blade 18 (2024) and replace your actual desk with it.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Razer Viper V2 Pro review, Razer BlackShark V2 Pro (2023) review, Best gaming mouse

PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:28 PM
     Gigabyte just picked the weirdest place to add gold to a PC

Motherboard manufacturers are no strangers to adorning their products with outlandish designs in order to attract a buyer. From the rugged camo theme of Asus' early TUF range of motherboards to the cat-themed fun of Colorful's Meow range, they'll try anything once. The latest design to catch our eye is the new Gigabyte Z790 Xtreme X Ice motherboard, which includes suitably icy 'mist aesthetics' and an actual gold plated CPU socket.

Yes, just in the area where the last thing you want is any rogue electrical conductivity - thermal conductivity we don't mind, but not electrical - Gigabyte has slapped one of the most electrically conductive materials on the planet. Of course, it's not like the best gaming motherboards of the world have CPU sockets made from otherwise insulating materials but it's a surprising addition nonetheless.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Gigabyte Aero 15 laptop review, Gigabyte Aorus X470 Gaming 7 WiFi review, Best AMD gaming motherboard

PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:33 PM
     Huge Train Sim World 4 bundle worth $444 now only $15

Train Sim World is the focus of the latest Humble Bundle, with Train Sim World 4 available along with 14 expansions from throughout the series' history. Whether you're a train sim veteran who wants to jump back into the series, or someone who wants to take their first tentative steps into its charming world, it's easily worth the $15 (£11.89) price tag.

PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:04 PM
     This free multiplayer FPS looks like Minecraft with guns

Lately, it's been cool to see several breakout indie games make their way to the top of Steam's trending charts, and today that game is Pixel Gun 3D. It's the PC port of a classic mobile multiplayer game that launched this week with a coat of modern polish for desktop screens.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best free Steam games, Best multiplayer games on PC, The best FPS games

PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:04 PM
     All Dragon's Dogma 2 Mage skills and which to unlock

What are the best Dragon's Dogma 2 Mage skills? Like the ultimate partner, the Mage can protect, but they can also attack. The Mage is the perfect class if you want to micromanage your party members, supplying your Pawns with a range of buffs to let them handle all the work for you. When your party seems to have everything under control, that's your window to rain down lightning on the battlefield.

The Mage is a great class if you want to sit back and watch your party do all your dirty work for you in Dragon's Dogma 2. Of course, you can be involved as much as you want, but it's nice to have the option to relax if you want to. As long as you keep some aggressive Dragon's Dogma 2 Pawns in your party, you won't have any issues tearing Dragon's Dogma 2 enemies apart. Here's what you need to build the strongest Mage possible in Dragon's Dogma 2.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Dragon's Dogma 2 review, Dragon's Dogma 2 vocations, Dragon's Dogma 2 map

PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:54 AM
     This super clean gaming PC has two water-cooling loops

A PC case interior can quickly get cluttered and messy once you start adding water-cooling gear and multiple graphics cards, but reader Peter Morey has shown that you can still make an intricate gaming PC build look really clean. It's based on a Thermaltake The Tower 900 case and features two water-cooling loops.

Thanks to our rapidly growing PC building Facebook page, we've seen many custom gaming PCs, from mods based on existing case designs to scratch PC builds. You can even submit yours for consideration right here. Here we chat to Etienne about how they assembled and designed this SFF PC build.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:40 AM
     BDO codes April 2024

What are the new Black Desert Online codes? Since its graphical overhaul, BDO has seen a new lease of life. Not only does it have one of the best character creators for an MMO, its fantasy world is a thrill to explore, and it's full of complex mechanics for combat, trading, and diplomacy. This can be intimidating for new players, but there's a way to get a head start.

If you want helpful rewards for Black Desert Online, one of the longest-running MMO games, then you've come to the right place. These BDO codes give rewards such as Memory Fragments, Cron Stones, Enhancement Kits, and more. All of these items are handy for your next session, so we've also detailed ways you can redeem them without being logged into the game.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:36 AM
     The best management games on PC 2024

What are the best management games? These games are all about being the one in charge, and we all think we'd do a better job. If, like us, you also want a shot at being in the hot seat, we've found the best management games to let you do just that.

All of the above is why the genre remains one of the most enduring and popular in PC gaming - and it helps that managing balance sheets, planning cities, and bossing staff around is so easily translated to the keyboard and mouse. From the early days of city-building games like SimCity to refining tactics in Championship Manager, through to the more recent classics we've got below, the humble management sim accounts for some of the best PC games of all time - not to mention the most addictive, so here's our pick of the best management games right now.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:24 AM
     Dragon's Dogma 2 Hunt for the Jadeite Orb quest guide

How do you solve the Dragon's Dogma 2 Hunt for the Jadeite Orb quest? When you reach the Checkpoint Rest Town, the settlement on the Vermund-Battahl Border, you're introduced to a unique mechanic that can be used numerous times in the game. There's a vendor in this town that allows you to create forgeries, and we're going to use this to our advantage in the Hunt for the Jadeite Orb quest.

While you can complete this quest early on in Dragon's Dogma 2, we'd recommend waiting until you've reached The Caged Magistrate main quest first as you can kill two birds with one stone. Don't worry, unlike the Rodge location quest that also takes place here, you can take as much time as you want to finish the quest.

This guide contains spoilers for the Jadeite Orb quest, including the relevant story context.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:20 AM
     Free Monopoly Go dice links April 2024

April 4, 2024: We've added a new code to the list for today.

How can I get Monopoly Go free dice links? The classic board game has made its way to a free-to-play format, and you'll be doing laps of the board collecting houses and hotels and completing a variety of multiplayer minigames along the way.

You can't get far in Monopoly Go without dice rolls, which you'll have a limited amount of to begin with. To earn more dice rolls, you'll need to log in daily to collect bonuses, invite your friends to the game, or progress further. If you don't want to spend your hard-earned money on more dice, you can use dice links for the board game instead. Now, let's run down all the currently active Monopoly Go free dice links for today.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:13 AM
     The best new MMOs worth playing 2024

What are the best new MMOS? Once as rare as a legendary loot drop, new MMOs seem to be launching every other month these days. MMOs offer near-boundless freedom in a world populated by a vast number of players, making them among the most ambitious games around. Each one promises a sprawling world, a vibrant community, and enough content to last a lifetime – or at the very least, several years. Thanks to the rise of the free-to-play market, they're also now more accessible than ever.

New MMORPG games hold the potential to become the best PC games on the market, but many come precariously close to failure. History is littered with MMOs that have had their moment in the spotlight or never garnered the attention they deserved, and our list of the best new MMOs only includes those with thriving communities that aren't about to be put to pasture any time soon. As the worlds of MMORPGs are ever-changing, we've also included games with all-new content updates and expansions that deliver enough content to make the old feel brand new again. So, from newly updated sword-and-sorcery classics to emerging action RPGs, these are the best new MMOs available to play right now.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:08 AM
     Dragon's Dogma 2 Portcrystals explained

What are Dragon's Dogma 2 Portcrystals? As you'll likely know by now, the map in Dragon's Dogma 2 is pretty big. If you're content with walking everywhere, then good on you; the amount of accidental adventure you can experience while wandering is what makes the game so special. But what happens if you don't particularly want to walk everywhere, and want to return to a particular point on the map? Well, that's where Portcrystals come in.

With the Dragon's Dogma 2 release date finally here, players are getting stuck into the wonderful, and often weird, RPG game, and are quickly realizing that getting about the huge open world takes some time. This is where Dragon's Dogma 2 fast travel comes into play, and Portcrystals are a vital part of that.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:03 AM
     Diablo 4 players need to download this new Nvidia ray tracing driver

A brand new Nvidia GPU driver download has just been released, with this new update promising to optimize performance in Season 3 of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III and Warzone, plus Diablo 4 with ray tracing. In fact, Nvidia claims that if you enable DLSS in a certain configuration with this driver, you can triple the Diablo 4 ray tracing frame rate at 4K.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:08 AM
     Cult of the Lamb publisher's new game is The Sims in reality TV hell

If you've been keeping up with Devolver Digital lately, you might have noticed a curious little announcement on April 1 that the publisher is making a "bold, suspiciously sudden, and some might say doomed pivot from indie games to reality TV." The best part? This is no April Fool. Devolver Digital subsidiary studio Nerial teams up with independent game dev and creative technologist Nicole He to bring us The Crush House, 1999's hottest reality TV show. From cringe conversations to sizzling showmance, The Crush House has it all. You just have to make sure you get it on tape, or fear the wrath of your audience – or worse, the producers.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:00 AM
     Baldur's Gate 3 meets Assassin's Creed Black Flag in new pirate RPG

Of course it originally comes from DnD, but the dice rolls in Baldur's Gate 3 have become one of the tensest, most dramatic moments in modern PC gaming. From combat to romance, characterization to survival itself, everything rests on that fleeting, capricious throw of a 20-side plastic hunk. You take that system and cross it with the barnacled pirate world of Treasure Island or Assassin's Creed Black Flag, and you get a new, turn-based RPG game with a deep story and bags of atmosphere. The debut work from French studio Savage Level, and published by Microids, the label behind the excellent-looking new RTS Empire of the Ants, PCGamesN got an exclusive look at GDC in San Francisco.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:56 AM
     Asus' solar powered PC gaming Thor hammer isn't a joke after all

Asus has confirmed that the hammer-shaped, solar-powered portable PC gaming battery it recently teased on social media isn't, in fact, an April Fools' joke, but an actual, real product. The Asus ROG Mjolnir is named after Thor's hammer in Norse mythology, and a teaser post on X (formerly Twitter) about it on April 1 said it would "illuminate your path with the lightning summoned by it." So that's obviously completely serious, and we can't understand why anyone would think it was a joke.

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PCGamesN Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:47 AM
     The best Ark mods 2024

What are the best Ark mods in 2024? The dino-survival multiplayer game has been immensely popular ever since it was released seven years ago, with a whole host of content added post-launch. If you've exhausted everything vanilla, however, or you fancy some unofficial extra goodies to wrap your talons around, these Ark mods are for you.

Worry not, Ark fans, because we've got a list of the best Ark mods right here. Ranging from rideable dodos and turtles to volcanoes and pirates, this has everything you need to spice up the dino-based survival game. You can get each mod working on your Ark server by simply subscribing to it on the linked Steam Workshop page - it's that easy! Alternatively, pay attention to our Ark admin commands guide if you fancy using what are essentially cheats - we won't tell anyone, promise.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:57 AM

I'm not much of a reality TV watcher. Genuinely, I've been humiliated on this count in RPS morning meetings, with certain "colleagues" whose names rhyme with "Malice Knell" making references I don't understand and laughing at my expression of hurt and confusion. My grasp of reality TV basically ends with the finale of the very first season of Big Brother, feat. Nasty Nick. But you could argue that you don't need to watch reality TV to understand and enjoy reality TV, because the basic reality TV thrill of forming weird parasocial attachments to people who are role-playing as themselves is now the golden rule of digital society generally.

"'Reality' stuff is huge now, and it's not just reality TV," says Nicole He, designer of The Crush House - an enticing, absurdist and engrossingly unpleasant new sim from Reigns and Card Shark developers Nerial. "It's any kind of celebrity or influencer or streamer or something like that - there are so many parasocial relationships in that way, and I think that really started with reality TV, and then [continued] in the era of social media. It's one of those topics that we don't talk about in an explicit way, necessarily, but it's something that you hopefully think about as you're playing the game."

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:18 AM

You could say that the best Steam Deck case is the one you get for free, and to be sure, I have no qualms with Valve's bundled carrier. Especially not the one you get with the 1TB Steam Deck OLED, which adds a neat mini-case in the form of a removable liner. Still! As you'll see here, you do have a choice of worthwhile upgrade options, ranging from conventional hard cases with extra accessory storage to clever protective sleeves that combine impact resistance with improved handheld grip. The best way to avoid Steam Deck damage is to not drop it in the first place, as Sun Tzu probably said.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:00 AM

This week you could get two horror games for free! Rental and Content Warning both launched for nada (albeit for a couple of days only in the case of the latter). Nate and I have both done work for free in the hope someone would retrospectively pay for it, so on this episode of the Electronic Wireless Show podcast Is it worth it? Is this how the internet is going to work from now on? Plus, what are some of our favourite free games? There are a bunch.

We also talk about the science that suggests people process visual information at wildly different speeds (I know I shouldn't have said that some people just 'see more fasterer' or whatever reductive thing I said, please don't email me), Nate teaches me about some weird cryptids, and we recommend some sweet non-video game stuff, as per usual.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:08 AM

'The Wild Bastards' is about the best name I've heard for a gang of alien outlaws in a space-western, good enough that let's skip past the fact that the game was announced last year and we've only just noticed. Wild Bastards is the follow-up to Void Bastards, 2019's roguelikelike first-person shooter about a prisoner in a corporate nightmare forced to raid derelict spaceships on a wild goose chase. This time, it's leaning into crime, jaunting across the galaxy to resurrect a game of legendary outlaws, the Wild Bastards. Allow me to repeat that name: the Wild Bastards. Alright, now come watch the gameplay trailer.

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Twinfinite Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:47 AM
What to play next now that you've experienced Japanese history.

Twinfinite Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:45 AM
Wow, what a view!

Twinfinite Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:32 AM
A new Dark Arisen must rise.

Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 5:00 PM

Dragon's Dogma 2 T-Shirts, Apparel Heading to Amazon

Capcom announced that the Dragon's Dogma 2 collection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies is now available from Amazon Japan. As a reminder, Amazon Japan offers worldwide shipping.

The Dragon's Dogma 2 t-shirts and apparel collection features three different designs. These include the Arisen's heart surrounded by flames, the markings on a Riftstone, and the Japanese kanji for "Arisen" surrounded by motifs from the game. The clothes are available in sizes labeled as men, women, and children. They are also available in black and navy blue, with the Arisen t-shirt also being available in asphalt grey, cranberry red, and olive green.

You can check out the full list of items available alongside their prices here:

And you also take a better look at the collection here:

In other related news, Capcom recently revealed that Dragon's Dogma 2 has already sold over 2.5 million units worldwide, and that the franchise has surpassed 10 million units sold.

Dragon's Dogma 2 is immediately available for the PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC via Steam.

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 4:00 PM

Hatsune Miku Necrodancer DLC

Brace Yourself Games announced the immediate launch of a new DLC for dungeon-crawling rhythm game Crypt of the Necrodancer that features the Vocaloid Hatsune Miku. The DLC is available now for the PC and Playstation 4, and it will come to Nintendo Switch on April 11, 2024.

The new DLC, which was teased in an a April Fool's day tweet by the developers, features Miku herself as a playable character with her own abilities, including singing and hitting enemies with a leek. Picking up a set of armor while playing as her will also dress her in an official Miku outfit, and there are 15 extra music tracks to listen to while you play. Two of these songs are by the the original NecroDancer composer Danny Baronowsky. The DLC is currently available for $1.79 under an introductory offer, and will be $1.99 normally.

You can watch the trailer for the DLC below:


Back in late March, 2024, Good Smile Company announced a new scale figure of Hatsune Miku based on her appearance in the music video for "World is Mine". Before that, Mayla released a set of Miku-themed pumps back in January, 2024.

The Hatsune Miku DLC pack for Crypt of the NecroDancer is available now on Steam and Playstation, and is set to arrive on Nintendo Switch on April 11, 2024. The game itself is available on PC, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices.

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:30 PM

Disgaea 7 Complete Version Includes All DLC, New Character Asagi

Nippon Ichi Software announced a new physical version of Disgaea 7 that includes all previous DLC, as well as a new scenario featuring Asagi Asagiri as a new playable character. It will release in Japan on July 25, 2024, and we still don't know when or if the new complete edition will appear overseas.

The new scenario is titled "World Savers Arc." In it, Fuji and his allies will team up with previous protagonists in the Disgaea series. Asagi will be unlocked as a playable character in Disgaea 7 after its completion. Asagi will have the Main Character class, in a similar fashion to her appearance in other Disgaea games. In addition, the game will receive various balance changes and additions. For example, all characters will be able to activate Hell Mode, and the max stats cap will be unlocked.

For Japanese players that already own the original version of Disgaea 7, the new scenario will be available to purchase as a standalone DLC for 550 yen (or about $3.63.) Furthermore, the gameplay changes and additional challenges will appear as a free update for owners of the original game.

Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless is immediately available for the PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. The new Disgaea 7 complete version will release in Japan on July 25, 2024 for the PS4, PS5, and Switch.

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:00 PM

I played a lot of old school PS1 classics on my PSP back in the day, since I never owned the JRPG-centric console, but one of the most memorable games I played was Suikoden 2. As such, my hype for Eiyuden Chronicles: Hundred Heroes couldn't be higher, and it fortunately seems to lives up to the hype so far.

Ahead of launch, I checked out a recent PC demo build of the game on my Steam Deck that let me see a solid chunk of what seemed to be an early part of the adventure. The story elements felt a bit light, despite the frequent cutscenes, which left me very little to go on. That said, what I know without a doubt is how stunning its visuals seemed.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes bears some similarities to the HD-2D stylings of the Octopath Traveler games, minus the pixel art. It has a beautiful mix of the 2D hand-drawn characters and colorful 3D environments. The world looks stunning, from what I saw. This build included a neat mix of places to explore, such as a smaller town, a more open world map area, and mysterious ruin dungeon.

The colors popped on my Steam Deck alongside some impressive visual effects in combat. The battles in this game involved the typical random encounters from old school JRPGs. I'm not the biggest fan of that decision these days, but the fights at least offered the right balance of challenge and smoothness in this build. Like its Suikoden inspiration, battles are turn-based and feature a whopping six party members at once.

Players go through and pick the actions for each of the six members every turn, or you can set up an auto-battle situation. What I liked about these auto battles is how freeing they are. Sure, you can have the team do a basic attack and that's it. However, you can also command them to fight without using precious MP or conserve resources. While I wish you could individualize these commands more, the options were handy.

I was able to set up the team in such a way that I could let them auto-battle through most basic fights in the build. This allowed me to grind pretty smoothly and focus on the major boss battles. The few bosses available here appeared early on in the story, so they only slightly challenged my skills, They were mostly damage sponges who unleashed a couple of powerful attacks I had to heal from.

The exploration also involved a similarly simplistic approach in the initial areas. This segment is taken from pretty early in the game, so I only uncovered a couple of secrets and treasures chests throughout the locations. That said, there are hints to more challenge ahead, especially with the light puzzles in these dungeons. One tasked me with navigating a fog maze that sent me back to the beginning if I made a wrong turn. Yet another had to do with lighting up circles in the right order.

They felt pretty basic, as I only needed to take two tries for both to complete them. That said, I appreciated the variation in puzzles in this short Eiyuden Chronicle Hundred Heroes preview build. If this idea continues in the full game, it should break up the monotony of grinding and fights quite often.

Beyond the dungeons, I also had the chance to recruit a couple of addition heroes and participate in the fishing minigame. These optional objectives give me hope for how deep this game will be. Of the 10 available heroes in the demo, all of them interested me in some way based on their introductions. I usually play games like this with the Japanese voiceovers. Thankfully, it also had solid English voice acting early on, which felt like a nice surprise.

Though I still feel a bit curious about how the story and overall writing will play out, this Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes preview build has me even more excited for the full release on April 23, 2024.

Eiyuden Chronicles: Hundred Heroes will release for the Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and PC on April 23, 2024.

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 2:30 PM

1.6 Hello Kitty Island Adventure Update Adds New Events, Cabin Upgrades

There's a new Hello Kitty Island Adventure patch with extra events and cabin upgrades, and people can access the new elements once they update to 1.6. Wish Me Mell's Merry Meadow area, which was added in February 2024, is also now larger.

There are no official 1.6 patch notes for Hello Kitty Island Adventure, but the trailer shows how the cabin upgrades work. It seems there will be tiers to them, just like in Animal Crossing. When someone upgrades a cabin, the exterior appearance will change. There will also be more rooms inside of it. The video seems to suggest at least two size upgrades, and the largest home in the video has an additional two rooms off of the main room. 

The two new events in Hello Kitty Island Adventure are Colorblaze Carnival and Imagination Celebration Event. The former is available now and involves exercising with Pochacco for rewards. That ends on April 12, 2024. On April 15, 2024, the fantasy-themed, Friendship Kingdom Imagination Celebration starts. That seems to involve collecting colored gems, if the trailer is any indication. 

Here's the new video for the Hello Kitty Island Adventure update, which shows a few of the activities, cabin expansions, and outfits.


Hello Kitty Island Adventure is available via Apple Arcade for Macs and Apple iOS devices.

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 2:00 PM

Calliope Mori Free Birthday Concert and Merchandise Appear

To celebrate the Hololive Vtuber's birthday, there's now a free Calliope Mori 3D birthday live 2024 concert online and array of merchandise. While the show is on her YouTube channel now, the new items won't actually ship out until either September or October 2024. 

The concert is almost an hour long. While Calliope is the focus, other Hololive Vtubers also appear. 10 tracks appeared, and members from the English, Indonesian, and Japanese branches showed up alongside her. She also highlighted the new merchandise and the Suicide Squad Isekai theme song she'll be performing.

Here's the full show:


Calliope also performed during Hololive 5th Fes

As for the Calliope Mori 2024 birthday merchandise, the Hololive shop allows people to get the items tied to the Vtuber in a bundle or piecemeal. The full set is $110. The new "Backstage with Calliope" voice pack, which features her lines in English and Japanese, is $6.99 on its own. If someone wants specific items, the Dead Beat Honorary Ring is $31, the Eternal Rest square cushion is $28, the Underworldian Designer Muffler is $28, and the "Your Last Shot" shot glasses are $16. 

Here's the gallery of images of all four items Cover shared with us via the storefront.

The Calliope Mori 3D birthday live 2024 concert is available on YouTube now, and the merchandise tied to the event can be pre-ordered until May 7, 2024, before their September or October 2024 debut. 

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 1:30 PM

Azure Striker Gunvolt Spin-off Is Similar to Suika Game

There's a new Azure Striker Gunvolt spin-off, and this time Inti Creates made a Suika Game inspired title called PuzzMiX. However, instead of matching fruits to make watermelons, people are pairing up Lola Pods on the Switch on April 5, 2024. 

The main character in PuzzMiX is Lola herself. She'll appear on-screen offering commentary as you match up the Lola Pods. Like Suika Game, you'll need to to match up the pods of similar size to keep making larger ones. These drop from the top of the screen into a box. The game ends when the pods get so large or cluttered that they spill out of the box. The goal is to keep topping your high scores, and you earn more music when you do.

Here's the first trailer showing how it will work:


Said trailer also included a number of the tracks that you can hear and unlock in the game. All of them are taken from the Azure Striker Gunvolt series. Here's the list:

  • "Beyond Probability"
  • "Chronicle of Our Lives"
  • "Command Prompt"
  • "Countdown: 3-2-1-0"
  • "Curiosity = Possibility"
  • "Igniter"
  • "Inner Alarm"
  • "Kindred Spirits"
  • "Love's Sanctuary"
  • "Luminous Promise"
  • "The New World"
  • "Original Chord"
  • "Purification"
  • "Raison D'etre"
  • "Ready to Go"
  • "Resonating Hearts"
  • "Sparkling Elation"
  • "Sword of Destiny"
  • "Wordplay Magic"
  • "You're Not Alone"

While the Switch version is appearing first, more will also appear. It will also arrive on the PS4, PS5, and PC eventually.

This is the second recent spin-off where the support characters and music from the series is a focus. GUNVOLT RECORDS: Cychronicle also appeared in 2024. That's a more traditional rhythm game, however. 

PuzzMiX will come to the Nintendo Switch on April 5, 2024, followed by a PS4, PS5, and PC release.

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 1:00 PM

mcdonald's japan sanrio happy meals

McDonald's Japan announced that from April 12, 2024, Happy Meals will include toys based on characters from Sanrio. They will be available for about five weeks, and prices of Happy Meals will start from 490 JPY ($3.25). [Thanks, Game Watch!]

As per usual, there will be two versions of toys. One of them will be toy cars that have McDonald's motifs on them. These toys are from Takara Tomy. The other version of McDonald's Japan Happy Meal Toys will be little Sanrio mascot items. There will be 9 toys in total, spread out over three "waves" of toys. The first wave includes four toys that are based off cooking items. After that, there will be four toys based off outings, with a secret prize in the mix. For the third wave, there will be a chance to get any of those nine items, depending on remaining stock. Sanrio chose the characters for this collection based on the results of the 2023 popularity poll.

The first wave of toys will be available from April 12 to 25, 2024. You can get a Cinnamoroll rice shaper, a Pompompurin juicer, Hello Kitty miniature tongs and container, Gudetama egg, and a Gudetama egg smasher. Since these are Happy Meal toys, it's unknown as to whether or not you can use them effectively in real life cooking. The second wave of toys will run from April 26 to May 9, 2024. There will be a small Kuromi comb, Little Twin stars compact mirror, My Melody card holder, and a Pochacco handkerchief case. We don't know what the secret toy is. Also, if you go on the weekends, you can get special prizes like Sanrio stickers.

McDonald's Japan will offer Sanrio toys with its Happy Meals from April 12, 2024.

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:30 PM

Invisible Woman Figure Joins Bishoujo Marvel Line

Kotobukiya announced that the Invisible Woman Sue Storm from The Fantastic Four will be the next Marvel Bishoujo figure. She is expected to launch in Japan in October 2024 for 27,500 yen (~$181), and Sideshow is offering a November 2024 to January 2025 launch window and $230 price tag.

As this is a 15th anniversary figure for the line, it will be a 1/6th scale one instead of a 1/7th one. So this Sue Storm will stand at 310mm (one foot) tall. Normally, figures in this line are 205mm (eight inches). 

As a nod to the fact she is the invisible woman, there will be transparent parts. Her hands and feet will be invisible, and there is also an invisible force field coming up from the figure's base. Her Fantastic Four uniform is a metallic blue. 

Here's a closer look at the next Bishoujo figure.

The figure might also look familiar. This is because in 2011, she already appeared in the collection. However, this time her facial expression and the transparent parts and force field look different than before. Kotobukiya previously released a picture showing the difference between the two of them. 

The new Marvel Bishoujo Invisible Woman figure will appear in October 2024 in Japan and worldwide shortly after. Ahead of her debut, a number of new Transformers figures joined the Bishoujo line.

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:00 PM

Yuichiro Umehara is already married

The Japanese voice actor Yuichiro Umehara is revealed to have been already married. A reporter from Smart Flash spotted the voice actor meeting his wife at a cafe in early April 2024.

When approached by the reporter, the voice actor confirmed that he got married when he was around 25 or 26 years old. As Umehara was born in 1991, that would be around the year 2016 or 2017.

Yuichiro Umehara's wife is of the same age as him, and she is currently working as an accessory designer. She attended the same university as Umehara, and that's where the two got acquainted. They had been dating for a long time until they eventually got married.

Umehara also revealed that he did not want to announce his marriage because he wanted to separate his private life from work. Another staff member in the Japanese voice-acting industry added that there are many female fans who actually fall in love with him, and they would surely be heartbroken if they were to know Yuichiro Umehara is already married.

Born on March 8, 1991, Yuichiro Umehara made his debut as a voice actor in 2013. He had his first leading role as the merman Wakasa in the 2014 anime adaptation of Merman in My Tub. His name started rising to prominence after he received a role in Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans as Eugene Seven Stark in 2015.

The voice actor has since added more roles to his list, which include Siegfried Kircheis in Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These, the antagonist Zoltan Akkanen in Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative, Cyrus Albright in Octopath Traveler, and the eponymous protagonist of Goblin Slayer.

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:30 AM

Next FFVII Rebirth Patch Will Fix Chapter 12 Quest

Square Enix announced that the next patch for FFVII Rebirth will fix a bug that impedes completion of the "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" Side Quest in Chapter 12. The bug first appeared within the version 1.020 patch, which released on March 21, 2024.

Square Enix hasn't specified when it will release the next FFVII Rebirth patch, and the company apologized for the inconveniences caused. The part of the quest that players are unable to complete is the G-Bike section of the Ultimate Party Animal challenge. Many players online have reported that, after achieving the required high score in this section, the game won't acknowledge it. It instead prompts players to repeat the G-Bike section again, regardless of the results.

As completion for this Side Quest is required for one of the trophies in the game, this also means that the Platinum Trophy for FFVII Rebirth is currently inaccessible for those playing the digital version of the game who didn't already earn it ahead of the patch. Owners of the physical edition have resorted to downgrading to the default unpatched version of the game, loading a save file made before the version 1.020 patch rolled out, and completing the challenge.

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is immediately available for the PlayStation 5. The console exclusivity arrangement will end on May 29, 2024.

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 11:00 AM

Fire Emblem Heroes Gets Child Versions of Awakening Characters

Nintendo announced that child versions of older characters are returning to Fire Emblem Heroes, and this time they come from Fire Emblem Awakening. The male version of Robin, Emmeryn, Lissa, Frederick, and a duo unit that includes the female version of Robin and Chrom will appear once the banner debuts on April 5, 2024.

Four of these units will be available via the Double Vision banner. Robin, Emmeryn, Lissa, and Robin with Chrom will all appear as five-star units, with Lissa also showing up as a four-star. Frederick will only be available via Tempest Trials+ as a four and five-star unit.

For the characters in the trailer, we know what sorts of units to expect. All four of them are infantry units. Robin wields a red tome. Emmeryn comes bearing a colorless staff. Lissa uses a green axe. Finally, the Robin and Chrom duo unit use a blue tome. The video did reveal that the child version of Frederick will be a cavalry unit, however.


Every year, Fire Emblem Heroes gets a banner with child versions of existing characters. For example, one of the last ones involved folks from Path of Radiance

Fire Emblem Heroes is available for mobile devices, and the Double Vision banner with child versions of Awakening characters runs April 5, 2024, then ends on May 4, 2024. 

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Siliconera Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:30 AM

NieR Automata capsule figure collection available via Gashapon machines

A new lineup of NieR Automata figures appeared in Japan, and people can get them at random from Gashapon vending machines. Bandai revealed that it is gradually releasing the NieR Automata Ver1.1a Capsule Figure Collection in the first week of April 2024. As of April 4, 2024, the figures have been available in the most populated areas on Honshu island from Sendai to Osaka. [Thanks, Hobby Watch!]

A total of five figures are available in this collection. They consist of 2B, 9S, Pod 042, Pod 153, and a Machine Lifeform. People will have to spend 500 yen to pull a random figure capsule from the vending machine.

Most of the figures will come with a set of stand parts. Bandai has published a guide page to help people assemble the stands. The same page also reveals that people who have obtained a pod (042 or 153) and a character (2B or 9S) will be able to combine the stands for both figures.

Here are the sample images for all five figures in this Gashapon collection:

These are not the only NieR Automata figures to come from the Bandai Namco Group. Bandai Spirits has released SH Figuarts action figures of 2B and 9S in early 2024. It will also launch an Ichiban Kuji lottery that primarily features 2B figures and busts in late June 2024.

The NieR Automata Ver1.1a Capsule Figure Collection is now available in Gashapon vending machines across Japan.

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PC Invasion - FeedDDD Thursday, April 4, 2024 4:41 PM
     How To Get Cheech And Chong In Mw3, Warzone Featured Image(1)The Call of Duty brand is so big that celebrities from all eras and walks of life can't wait to be included as Skin in games like MW3. The Skins collection has expanded beyond games to other media, from The Walking Dead to NBA star Kevin Durant. The tradition continues in Season Three of MW3 and Warzone, as you can now get the iconic comedy duo Cheech and Chong. We'll show you how to get them. MW3: How to get Cheech and Chong in Warzone Cannabis culture has always been a part of Call of Duty. Back in high school, I had the Joint Forces emblem for the original MW2. It was very cringe. However, I grew up, but it seems CoD has not. Hence, Cheech and Chong, whose CoD Skins can only be attained one way: by purchasing them from the store on April 20. As if it would have been any other day. While there's no official word from Activision on how much the bundle will cost, expect it to be around 2,400 CoD points which translates to $19.99. The price tag would go in line ...

PC Invasion - FeedDDD Thursday, April 4, 2024 4:34 PM
     Is Buckshot Roulette Steam Deck Compatible YesBuckshot Roulette is such a simple game that one wouldn't expect any issues to arise right? For the most part that is true, however, while the game does run smoothly on most rigs, there are still some issues. There have been reports that once the game is installed, you can get hit with a black screen and then the game auto shuts off. If this is happening to you in Buckshot Roulette, the following method might solve the problem.  Buckshot Roulette: How to stop the game from opening to a black screen No matter where you download the game, the black screen will stop you from opening Buckshot Roulette if the issue appears. Since the error isn't exclusive to one platform, the solution isn't either. So if you're playing it unblocked, you can use this method.  Screenshot: PC Invasion Locate the file on your computer. If you're doing this through Steam, just navigate to Properties. In the Properties window look for Installed Files and then browse. This wi...

PC Invasion - FeedDDD Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:32 PM
     All Forbidden Names In Buckshot Roulette ExplainedBefore you begin playing Buckshot Roulette you have to input your name for the waiver. Although you can only put in a six-letter word, there are certain words that it won't allow you to submit. Here are all the forbidden names in Buckshot Roulette, explained. Buckshot Roulette: All forbidden name, explained If you're interested in getting a secret Achievement in Buckshot Roulette, it involves inputting a forbidden name. There aren't a lot of names that we know about just yet, but so far all the forbidden names in Buckshot Roulette are God and Dealer. Screenshot: PC Invasion The original game on itch.io wouldn't allow you to input God but wouldn't give you a reason for why. Players started to figure out the hidden lore behind Buckshot Roulette, and now we know why. God already signed the waiver and lost, leading to the player seeing the desecrated land that was once Heaven if you die. Screenshot: PC Invasion At some point during the game,...

PC Invasion - FeedDDD Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:12 PM
     Best smithing style for every vocation in Dragon's Dogma 2Using the correct smithing style to enhance weapons for your vocation is crucial, as it can significantly affect how much damage your character does. Here are the best smithing styles for each vocation in Dragon's Dogma 2. All smithing styles in Dragon's Dogma 2, explained Before we get into the best smithing styles for each vocation in Dragon's Dogma 2, let's quickly go over what each aims to do. Here is a quick summary of each smithing style in DD2: Vermundian: Favors a tried-and-true method that moderately enhances all attributes of a piece of equipment. Battahli: Greatly increases Strength and Defense, but has little effect on Magick and Mag Def. Elven: Greatly increases Magick and Mag Def, but has little effect on Strength and Defense. Dwarven: Imbues weapons with the ability to make foes flinch, and renders armor more resistant to solid blows (Knockdown Power and Knockdown Res). Wyrmfire: Halves the weight and greatly increases effica...

PC Invasion - FeedDDD Thursday, April 4, 2024 3:00 PM
     Baldurs Gate 3 Bard Closeup Near CageBaldur's Gate 3 players are presented with a wealth of options as they create their first character and begin their adventure. Here is our list of the best Bard subclasses ranked in Baldur's Gate 3. Baldur's Gate 3: Best Bard subclasses, ranked When you choose a Bard, you gain access to a lot of unique skills that are highly useful outside of combat. However, with the right subclass, your Bard can be extremely useful in combat. When your Bard reaches level 3, you get to choose from among three Bard subclasses (listed in-game as "colleges"). Your choice determines how your Bard develops from that point forward. We've ranked the Bard subclasses below from best to worst. Consider carefully what you want to accomplish with your bard and choose accordingly. However, since I've put hundreds of hours into playing and making a Bard build in Baldur's Gate 3, here is the subclass ranking I would recommend. 1. The College of Lore (Best) ...

WGB Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:05 AM
     Let's talk about something fun and speculative for a moment: Ubisoft Toronto may be planning on lifting the lid on its Splinter Cell remake at the upcoming Ubisoft Forward on June 10. Ubisoft announced yesterday plans to bring back Ubisoft Forward On June 10. The first Forward happened last year and is essentially Ubisoft's own...

Gaming Instincts – Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism Thursday, April 4, 2024 4:48 PM

The closed beta will be for Premium and Deluxe Edition owners

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Gaming Instincts – Next-Generation of Video Game Journalism Thursday, April 4, 2024 4:10 PM

Studio founded by Dragon Age creator Mike Laidlaw.

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Level Up Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:17 AM
     Developer Pocketpair has released a new Palworld update that introduces the game's first raid boss,…