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GamersHeroes Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:54 PM

Putting the "love" in "Lovecraftian horror," a nightmarish adventure full of romance awaits with today's release of Joseph "Akabaka" Hunter and DreadXP's 90s anime-inspired visual novel Sucker For Love: Date to Die For.

The post Sucker For Love: Date to Die For Now Available appeared first on GamersHeroes.

GamersHeroes Tuesday, April 23, 2024 2:50 PM

Singularity 6's free-to-play cozy community sim MMO Palia is getting that much bigger with today's Spring Update.

The post Palia Spring Update Now Available appeared first on GamersHeroes.

GamersHeroes Tuesday, April 23, 2024 1:11 PM

Brought to players through Cook & Becker, Gearbox and Blackbird Interactive have released a preview of a Homeworld print available to pre-order designed by legendary sci-fi artist John Harris.

The post Iconic Sci-Fi Artist John Harris Creates New Piece Inspired by Homeworld 3 appeared first on GamersHeroes.

GamersHeroes Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:10 PM

The team at EA Sports and Codemasters have released the first gameplay deep dive for F1 24.

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Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 5:00 PM

When I started playing Fallout 76 in 2018 there were no backpacks. So I never thought about it. But when I learned from a random comment that backpacks had been added after that point and had been in the game for years, I felt stupid for never crafting one. And then I went to collect the recipe for a pack and felt…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:25 PM

Helldivers 2 players have strong feelings about the planets they're fighting to defend in the game's ongoing galactic war. First there was Malevelon Creek, which became a notorious hotspot for players, after it was dubbed "Robot Vietnam" due to its flame-spewing robots, jungle setting, and significant difficulty.…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:10 PM


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:00 PM

Metaphor: ReFantazio, the upcoming RPG from developer Atlus' Persona team, will bring in a lot of elements from its predecessor when it launches in October. This includes turn-based combat, social elements called "Bonds," and a time management mechanic as you live out individual days. But one thing that won't be…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 3:50 PM

Everyone's favorite Destiny 2 dog, Archie, is back in the tower with the new Into The Light update. However, he's not in his usual spot, and we're going to have to go on a hunt to find out what he's up to. After all, there's a triumph titled "Where in the System is Archie?" that rewards players with the Blue Steel…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 3:15 PM

Microsoft and Marvel have teamed up to create a new X-Men-themed Xbox console that looks awesome and comes with a Wolverine-inspired controller, too. Sadly, this new console isn't for sale and can only be won via a limited-time sweepstakes.


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 2:15 PM

The latest bundle on indie game storefront itch.io, known for donating some of its proceeds to a good cause, is the Palestinian Relief Bundle. With Palestinians suffering unspeakable loss, along with starvation, a massive shortage of healthcare resources, and other humanitarian issues, the bundle is raising funds for…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 2:03 PM

On April 23, Fortnite Festival Season 3 launched, adding new music, skins, features, and tweaks to the popular rhythm game mode that lives inside Epic's popular online battle royale. The big news is that players can now use plastic guitars while playing Fortnite Festival, making the mode just a bit more like Rock…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 1:50 PM

Metaphor: Refantazio is the next game from the Persona leads at Atlus, and while it has some similarities to the franchise (it's a turn-based, social sim-driven RPG), it's adapting a lot of those concepts into a medieval fantasy setting rather than a modern-day high school. On April 22, Atlus held a 25-minute…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 1:40 PM

As an RPG, Final Fantasy VII Rebirth has a number of character stats that influence various aspects of a battle. Luck is perhaps one of the less understood ones. Not only is it an attribute worth raising, but certain characters, like Cait Sith in particular, can benefit from a high Luck stat in some dramatic ways.


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 1:30 PM

I finally caved. After years of being petitioned by my friends and spurred on by the new TV show, I spent this past weekend largely playing Fallout 76, Bethesda's survival MMO based on the open-world RPGs. When it first launched in 2018, Fallout 76 couldn't have had more working against it. Not many seemed to want it…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:34 PM

Open-world zombie survival game 7 Days to Die launched in Early Access on Steam in 2013. Three years later, the game arrived on consoles. And now, over a decade after its initial launch, 7 Days to Die is finally leaving Early Access with its 1.0 update. However, console players will have to re-buy the game to see the…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:20 AM

Final Fantasy XIV is a gargantuan experience, and that's saying something for the series' standard. The MMORPG is soon to welcome its latest expansion, Dawntrail, on June 28 for those who pre-ordered it. If you're starting to get FOMO and you want to discover what all the fuss is about, there's quite a bit of ground…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:10 AM

When Sucker for Love: First Date was released in 2022, its blend of cosmic horror vibes with dating sim mechanics made it a cult hit. But it's essentially one big joke about how funny it would be to make Cthulu into a busty babe that you could kiss as long as you did progressively more horrific things for her. It's a…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 10:45 AM

The latest trailer for Destiny 2: The Final Shape takes players on a tour of the Pale Heart, a lush paradise plagued by corruption fans have been waiting a decade to visit. The trip is narrated by Nathan Fillion, who's reprising his role as the wise-cracking cyborg Cayde-6, except this time he's deadly serious. The…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 10:35 AM

You ever play Mario Kart 8 and get absolutely dusted by your friends? Maybe, after losing all four races in a single cup, you take your build back to the garage, tinkering with the stats in an effort to create the fastest racer your friend group has ever seen. Well, science has now given us the tools to find the most…


Kotaku Tuesday, April 23, 2024 10:25 AM

We previously learned that Grand Theft Auto V, Rockstar's neverending success story that has outsold entire franchises on its own, once had several pieces of single-player DLC in the works. According to previous reports, the studio scrapped planned story mode add-ons in favor of focusing on the money-printing Grand Theft…


PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 5:54 PM
     Grim co-op action-RPG sees player count boost thanks to big update

I never trusted the Pied Piper. Alright, he's a morality tale about paying people for their services but he undercuts his point by stealing a town's kids. Frankly I'd rather have the rats than deal with his ilk. In Ravenwatch, a gritty co-op rogelike action RPG, he and some other fairy tales have had the grim reimagining they deserve, meaning the Pied Piper finally looks how I always imagined he did; nasty.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best co-op games, Best RPG games, Best roguelike games

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 5:29 PM
     Long awaited World War II RTS revival finally announces launch date

Men of War 2 has been in the works for several years now. Replacing the hectic FPS gunfights of games like Call of Duty 2, Hell Let Loose, or Battlefield V with the further removed viewpoint of Company of Heroes 3 or even Commandos 2, the long awaited sequel is a new take on a series whose history dates back to the mid 2000s. Now, after war forced its Ukrainian creator Best Way to relocate its studio and delay their work, Men of War 2 finally has a launch date, which is, thankfully, quite soon.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Men of War II announcement, The best RTS games on PC, The best war games on PC

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 5:08 PM
     Hotly-anticipated medieval strategy game hits mixed-review morass

If you were making a big medieval drink and your ingredients included city building from games like Manor Lords, survival elements from games like Valheim, and the in-depth open-endedness from RPGs such as Mount and Blade, you'd end up with a cocktail by the name of Bellwright. This ambitious strategy survival RPG mashup has been eagerly awaited and having just launched into Steam Early Access, it's rocketed up into the top ten best seller list. Unfortunately, not everything is looking rosy for the medieval sim, as initial reviews are pointing to a mixed rating on Valve's platform.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best RPG games, Best survival games, Best open-world games

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:38 PM
     Where is Archie in Destiny 2?

Where is Archie in Destiny 2? Archie, the mechanical pooch, unlocks a timegated quest when you find him. Though he's already in Destiny 2, his destination could change in the future.

Archie is dotted in various locations around the Tower in the quest Where in the system is Archie? You'll need to find him to unlock the new secret triumph in Destiny 2. This timegated quest has arrived ahead of The Final Shape release date, but finding him isn't always as easy as it seems. Finding Archie does award you with a hidden shader, Blue Steel, so it's worth finding him.

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PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:00 PM
     New hotel management game inspired by classics makes it

A great management game makes you feel like you're a master of your craft, sliding all the pieces into place and watching your clockwork creation tick. The best management games, however, make it just as fun when - intentionally or otherwise - a spring flies loose and the whole thing falls to pieces. Shown off during Wired Direct '24, Hotel Architect, from indie developer Pathos Interactive, is a delightfully light hearted management sim inspired by games like Two Point Hospital, The Sims and RollerCoaster Tycoon. Ahead of the showcase, PCGamesN spoke to Accel Sjöstrom from Pathos about its new game, the challenges of development, and making it fun to fail.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best management games, Best simulation games, Best relaxing games

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:01 PM
     The creator of 2021's nastiest horror game is back, with mermaids

I've only given two 10/10 reviews in my career: Diablo 4 and Martha is Dead. The former, well, you've probably heard of that one, but the latter is an indie horror game set in World War II. Even if you haven't played it, you may have heard of a particular scene involving the removal of someone's face. Yes, LKA's bizarre tale of tragedy and woe isn't one for the faint of heart. But now the developer is back and working with Wired Productions on another adventure that potentially involves, well, mermaids.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best horror games, Best story games, Best war games

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:01 PM
     The most unique city builder of 2024 is a cure for triple-A boredom

Gaming culture, and many of the popular genres that dominate Steam, have become familiar and codified. You hear the term 'strategy game,' 'RPG,' or 'FPS' and you know immediately what to expect. City builders, likewise, come with expectations. Cities Skylines 2 is a distillation of the form - Frostpunk 2 seeks to challenge assumptions with a denser narrative and darker tone, but remains mechanically true to traditions. Speaking exclusively to PCGamesN, the creator of 2024's most unique city building game thinks more can be done to shake up the triple-A.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best city building games, Best strategy games, Best building games

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:01 PM
     New Devil May Cry style hack-and-slash promises unprecedented carnage

Tiny Tina's Wonderland, High on Life, Five Nights at Freddy's - there's something uncomfortably appealing about combining the innocence of child-friendly imagery with straight-up horror, gore, and profanity. Gori Cuddly Carnage, another of these not so kid-friendly games, focuses on the horrifying mutation of a series of sentient kids' toys. We spoke exclusively to John Kalderon, 3D artist and CEO at developer Angry Demon Studios, about the upcoming game before its release date reveal at Wired Direct '24.

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:18 PM
     Silent Hill 2 and Layers of Fear collide in this Orwellian horror game

Wired Direct 2024 delivered a veritable feast of upcoming indie games, though one has turned the heads of horror fans here at PCGamesN. In its debut outing, indie developer Pollard Studio delivers end-stage capitalist horror in Karma: The Dark World. Ahead of the showcase, we caught up with Pollard Studio and Wired Productions at GDC to uncover how this surreal, brutalist world goes beyond a Soviet-era spookfest with cutting-edge technology and a strong vision.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Best horror games, Best indie games, Upcoming PC games

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 3:10 PM
     Gorgeous pixel art fantasy game sets a launch date, and it's very soon

Songs of Conquest has stayed on our radar since it was first announced all the way back in 2019 as a modern, beautiful looking twist on strategy classic Heroes of Might and Magic 2 and 4X mainstays Civilization 6, Endless Legend, and Stellaris. Since then, it's been put out on Steam Early Access and steadily progressed toward its final launch, attracting a strong player base and 'Very Positive' reviews. Now, after years of waiting, Songs of Conquest creator Lavapotion has announced that the game is finally about to come out in its finished form.

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 1:21 PM
     Controversial new mob comes to Minecraft, and it's available right now

Last autumn, the Minecraft community was incensed about the results of a mob vote conducted in advance of its 1.21 Update. Players were given an opportunity to vote on three options for the introduction of a new mob: a crab, a penguin, or an armadillo. The results were close, with the armadillo winning, and, once announced, caused some fans to raise concerns that bot voting interfered with the poll — concerns that creator Mojang addressed by assuring Minecraft players that it was "confident that this year's winner accurately reflects the results of the vote" in an official statement. Now, months later, the controversial mob has come to the game, and we have the details.

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PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:39 PM
     Massive DBD patch will download 30gb of gold-infused splendor

Even when you're fleeing a murderer wielding a blade dripping with gore ripped from many victims, tripping over your own feet as your heart threatens to beat its way out of your chest, you still want to look good. To that aim, the latest Dead by Daylight patch is here and it's updated two killers, a few perks, a map, the in-game store, and changed engine, but the most important addition is obviously the new bling you can grab for your characters.

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PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:32 PM
     Deep Rock Galactic details exciting new season reactivation update

Deep Rock Galactic may have first come out back in 2020, but its creators are still hard at work on the game. Aside from spinning off its dwarves in space formula with Deep Rock Galactic: Survivor and Deep Rock Galactic Rogue Core, the original game has continued providing updates that keep its spin on Left 4 Dead 2 style co-op shooting and Minecraft reminiscent level manipulation fresh. The next of these is the upcoming Season 5, which, among many other changes, will introduce the ability to return to older seasons and revisit past versions of the game. We now have news of how, exactly, this will work thanks to a Steam post from Deep Rock creator Ghost Ship Games.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Deep Rock Galactic gameplay impressions, Best co-op games on PC

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:22 PM
     Every Fallout 4 quest and side mission

Looking for a list of every Fallout 4 quest and side mission? It's easy to get sidetracked when exploring the wasteland, especially in Fallout 4 where you're likely to find a side quest after walking for a few minutes. Fortunately, it's easy to pick up where you left off in the main story, all you need to do is check your Pip Boy to find out what your next quest is.

There are a lot of missions in the RPG game, and if you're looking to run through the Fallout 4 main quest as fast as possible, you need to know which mission to hit up first. Of course, you're going to need to equip yourself with one of the best Fallout 4 builds to ensure you can get through every mission with ease. Here's everything you need to track every Fallout 4 quest and side mission.

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PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:22 PM
     An Xbox VR headset is coming, but it's not what you think

Well this one is a bit of a surprise. Meta, of all companies, has just confirmed we'll soon be getting an Xbox VR headset, but don't get too excited, as it's simply a rebranded Meta Quest 3, celebrating the partnership of the two businesses.

Our lack of initial enthusiasm isn't a comment on the Meta Quest 3 because we adore it and consider it among the best VR headsets that money can buy right now. However, the news that both Asus and Lenovo will be making their own VR/MR devices using the just announced Meta Horizon OS platform meant we were hoping for a little more from Microsoft and the Xbox team.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: Microsoft DirectX Raytracing, Microsoft Hololens hands-on, Windows Game Mode preview

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:21 PM
     This water-cooled gaming PC looks like something out of The Division 2

This water-cooled gaming PC has loads of custom details, including modified CPU and GPU waterblocks, a louvered panel on the radiator and some quality etching work. After sinking over 1,000 hours into The Division, Andy Makin built this system of two halves, inspired by the game's Intelligent System Analytic Computer concept - it's called Project ISAC.

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. Now let's talk to Andy about how he made this gaming PC based on The Division 2.

MORE FROM PCGAMESN: The Division 2 PC review, The best multiplayer games, The best MMOs in 2023

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:43 PM
     Grab a free Intel CPU, Razer gaming gear, and a bunch of Steam keys

You could soon be upgrading your CPU or adorning your desk with the latest in Razer mice, keyboards, and headsets with this giveaway from our friends at Wired Productions. In celebration of its Wired Direct livestream tonight, April 23, it's giving away a total of 50 prizes, including an Intel CPU, over a dozen Razer gaming peripherals, and 30 Steam game bundles. This competition is open to all so don't delay and enter now for your chance to win.

Along with that Intel 13th gen Core i7 CPU, winners of the top prize will also receive a Z790 motherboard so they can really make a head start in upgrading their gaming PC. As for the Razer prizes, there are three Razer BlackWidow V4 keyboards, three Razer Basilisk V3 mice, three Razer Kraken V3 headsets, and three Razer Firefly V2 mouse mats. That's quite the selection of prizes Wired Direct has put forward, and all you have to do is enter via the widget below.

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PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:25 PM
     Best PC controller 2024

What is the best PC controller? These gamepads push our buttons - in a good way – as they each offer a great alternative to the classic clicking and clacking of the mouse and keyboard. We at PCGamesN spent hours testing all these buttons, triggers, pedals, and more, to ensure we're giving you the best advice on which controller to use for your PC games.

Keyboard and mouse purists may scoff at the notion that a controller should be part of any gaming PC setup, but it's hard to deny the convenience and ergonomic benefits these perky pads offer. In this list, we've included options for the best PC steering wheels, the best PC joysticks, and much more, covering every type of controller for every type of gamer.

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PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:00 PM
     Ex Elder Scrolls devs are making a huge spiritual sequel to Daggerfall

It's been 13 years since Skyrim. Likewise, The Elder Scrolls 6 likely won't be here for a while, as our next tour of Tamriel waits in line behind Starfield Shattered Space and who knows what else that Bethesda has up its metaphorical sleeve. The land of jarls, Spriggans, and Septims may feel far away right now, but some legends never die. Led by two developers from the original Elder Scrolls Arena, a sprawling new RPG serves as a spiritual successor to the widely beloved Daggerfall. Coming soon to Kickstarter, PCGamesN gets an exclusive look behind the scenes.

PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:27 AM
     The 23 best Minecraft texture packs April 2024

What are the best Minecraft texture packs? These colorful and game-altering texture packs can make your world a completely new experience. Of course, Minecraft's low-fi charm is part of the draw, but texture packs range from subtle changes to an all-over reskin, so you can choose just how much you want to leave vanilla Minecraft behind.

Just like the best Minecraft mods and shaders, texture packs can help give an entirely new feel to one of the best PC games of the last decade, and it's just one of many ways of keeping the sandbox game feeling fresh after all these years. While some mods can alter Minecraft gameplay, and shaders change the quality and style of the graphics, texture packs allow you to add a new skin to existing blocks. Included in our list of the best Minecraft texture packs are realistic blocks, cartoonish overhauls, and cute changes to the way Minecraft mobs look.

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PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:34 AM
     League of Legends Mythic shop April – what's on sale?

What's on sale in the League of Legends Mythic shop? New skins for LoL are released all the time, with a new event arriving on the Rift every few weeks, but what happens if you missed the boat with that awesome KD/A Evelynn skin, or if you've seen a Hextech skin in a game of Summoner's and want to bag it for yourself?

The Mythic shop is a special storefront in the free PC game that stocks rare skins, wards, chromas, and essence. These cosmetic items aren't available for real-world money, either, as they can only be purchased with Mythic Essence, so no more worrying about how much you've spent in League of Legends. The stock held in this store is rotated regularly, with some skins becoming unavailable for months, so it's best to keep up to date on what's on sale in the League of Legends Mythic store.

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PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:24 AM
     Meta is about to make VR cheaper and more accessible than ever

Meta has just announced what's arguably the biggest shakeup in the relatively short history of modern VR gaming. After buying Oculus VR and effectively locking down VR gaming in the process, Meta has now announced Meta Horizon OS, a new operating system that will allow many other hardware manufacturers to use the company's VR tech to make headsets.

Tech titans Asus and Lenovo are already signed up to make new Meta Horizon OS headsets, and even Microsoft has announced an Xbox VR headset. While the Meta Quest 3 comfortably reigns supreme as the best VR headset we've yet used, there's every chance some wider innovation in the headset hardware space could see Meta's own device knocked from its perch.

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PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:06 AM
     AOC just made 540Hz gaming monitors a sensible price

AOC has just unveiled the Agon Pro AG246FK, a new 1080p gaming monitor with a ridiculous 540Hz refresh rate. However, while we can debate the need for such a fast display all we like, we can't deny that this new AOC model is far more affordable than its 540Hz gaming monitor competitors.

The chief competition for this new AOC display are the Asus ROG Swift PG248QP and BenQ Zowie XL2586X, both of which cost over $900. The new AOC display, though, is set to cost just €699, which equates to around $750. That won't guarantee it a place on our best gaming monitor guide, but it gives it a good chance of earning a spot.

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PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:23 AM
     Which League of Legends skins are currently on sale?

Which League of Legends skins are currently on sale in the store? LoL is a free-to-play game in the truest sense - you can enjoy everything the MOBA offers for absolutely nothing. Now if you were to ask a seasoned League player if that were true, they'd probably have to stifle a few tears as they check how much their bank account has suffered buying skins since they started battling on the Rift.

Riot rotates a series of skins in the store, with the savviest of us holding out until the cosmetic they want ends up in the discount section store or even the League of Legends Mythic shop. The shiny new cosmetics are only available briefly, so make sure you act fast if you want to snag the new hotness. Here is every League of Legends skin on sale right now if you want to know what's in the store without booting up the client.

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PCGamesN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 10:45 AM
     The best Hades 2 boons

What are the best Hades 2 boons? Much of Hades 2 is a mystery, but what we do know is that Melinoë has quite a task ahead of her. Not only does she plan on going toe-to-toe with the god of time, Chronos, but she has to contend with countless minions, and the occasional big bad, along the way.

The Hades 2 technical test gave us a tantalizing look at the roguelike game, allowing us to test out new builds, introduce ourselves to the new, and returning, cast of Hades 2 gods, and most importantly, hand out gifts like candy. We have played as much Hades 2 as humanely possible, and have figured out the best boons so you can dominate the underworld.

Continue reading The best Hades 2 boons
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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Tuesday, April 23, 2024 5:57 PM

Zenless Zone Zero is the next action-RPG from Genshin Impact developers HoYoverse. Where Genshin is all Zelda-style pastoral greens, Zenless is an urban fantasy. It's expected to release sometime in the first half of 2024, and you can now pre-register on all platforms.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Tuesday, April 23, 2024 5:09 PM

Songs Of Conquest is a strategy-RPG with some of the most handsome pixel art around. Steam tells me I've played its Early Access release for 0.7 hours, which was long enough to know that I wanted to play more and would wait for version 1.0. I won't have to wait much longer. It's now got a May 20th release date.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:49 PM

Against The Storm's latest update adds a a River Kelpie, a "legendary water demon" that can mesmerise villagers in your rain-slick settlements. I've been mesmerised myself by another part of the update, however: the ability to zoom out 66% further than before.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:42 PM

Royale-battler Fortnite will soon allow players to hide a handful of emotes the developers concede are "sometimes used in confrontational ways". This includes the emote reported as the most-used in Fortnite's seven-year history. That's either a worrying indictment of the game's players, or a (more?) worrying indictment of universal human psychology. What is the offending animation? Well, turns out people don't like being laughed at.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:09 PM

Stand by for a missive from RPS corporate parent ReedPop. Transmission begins! Ah, it's about gaming events. So, Reedpop's EGX expo and MCM Comic Con are joining forces. They'll both take place side-by-side in the ExCel London this year, on 25th-27th October.

EGX, of course, will feature a bunch of classic and upcoming games, while Comic Con is laser-targeted at our respected allies in the world of on-paper image-based storytelling with speech bubbles. EGX's headline partner is TikTok this year, which makes this a perfect nexus of entertainment artforms. All we need is a puppetshow now and possibly a semaphore stand, and the ritual will be complete.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:46 AM

I'm the kind of awful person who looks at the background actors in TV shows and wonders what life is like for e.g. the old woman who sells birdfeed in Trafalgar Square in Mary Poppins when said upper-middle class domestic isn't singing about her. What fate the Warcraft grunt when he is too old to work work? It's probably pretty bad, right? Now let me slop Innkeep down in front of you like a big bowl of rat stew. Developer Daniel Burke furnished me with a little playable slice, and boy, Innkeep is a grim old time. I mean that as a compliment.

In it you run a big pub with room for a lot of grizzled adventurers, in a dog-eat-dog dark fantasy RPG sort of a world - think a roadside pub in one of the early seasons of Game Of Thrones, before everyone hated it. You do a lot of plate-spinning drudgery like cooking, cleaning, and serving, but also eavesdropping, rumourmongering, and knowing when to slip in a ribald joke as a distraction while you size up a mercenary's sword.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:42 AM

Nestled within a seemingly ho-hum patch for Horizon Forbidden West's PC edition is a change I've been crossing fingers and ritualistically sacrificing metal dinosaurs for since release. At last I can behold those glorious words: "Resolved performance regression when enabling Nvidia Reflex On+Boost." Finally!

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:29 AM

Afternoon, conveyor belt fans! Good news, I think I may have discovered the first genuinely cosy automation game. Attempts have been made at cosy automation and automated cosiness in the past – Satisfactory is on the sunnier side, providing you enable the right settings, and Shapez 2 has lots of rounded edges. But IDK, there's something about the ravages of mass industry that doesn't quite gel with zoomorphic raccoon baristas and other such wholesome trappings. Have you ever encountered a cuddly smokestack? How about a cuddly just-in-time network?

Combine cosiness with automation, and a lot of the time, you end up with some kind of macabre joke, like Palworld. Or at least so I thought before I discovered Sweet Transit, out now, which seemingly resolves everything by means of a hearty injection of trains.

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Rock Paper Shotgun Latest Articles Feed Tuesday, April 23, 2024 10:55 AM

Sometimes, I hear critics describe something as 'actively hostile' to the act of playing it, but with something close to admiration in their voices. I've always felt that I, too, would like to one day find an artwork that I could describe in the same way. Partly because it sounds like an interesting experience, but mainly so I could steal that line and feel like one of those elite, urbanely perceptive, multiple trouser-owning critics.

Well, today is not that day, because indie horror IRIS isn't, in fact, actively hostile towards the act of playing it. It's more a case of passive disdain. Is it a 'good' game? Probably not. Ah, but is it enjoyable? Buddy, not even slightly. But it is intriguing. I am intrigued, reader.

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Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 4:00 PM

Build-a-Bear Brought Back the Pokemon Dragonite Plush

Build-a-Bear announced it is pulling one of its Pokemon plush out of retirement, as Dragonite is back. People can get a bundle with it online, and it is not available on the US storefront for $65 and the UK one for £50. 

As a reminder, it's been quite a few years since Dragonite debuted. The character first flew into Build-a-Bear stores back in December 2020. It's known for being one of the more awkwardly-sized members of the Pokemon collection. This is due to its tail and wings. That means it can't wear the same outfits as other plush from the store. The price has gone up on it since its original launch, though. When it first debuted, it was $59/£45.  

The Build-a-Bear rerun of the Dragonite Pokemon plush contains all the same accessories as before. You get the 15 inch plush with a five-in-one sound chip inserted into it, the blue Dragonite Hat and Scarf set, and the purple and white Dragonite Cape. 

As a refresher, here's how it looks:

The last new Pokemon plush to debut at the store was Bidoof. It joined the line of toys in March 2024. It followed Charizard

The Dragonite Pokemon plush is back again at the online Build-a-Bear storefront. 

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Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 3:30 PM

Fatal Fury City of the Wolves demo will appear at EVO Japan 2024

EVO Japan 2024 will appear as a major celebration of the fighting game genre. The event's primary highlight will be tournaments for existing games like Street Fighter 6, Tekken 8, and Guilty Gear Strive. However, the venue will also feature talk shows between fighting game creators, prominent cosplayers imitating characters from the games, and demo builds of upcoming games. Bushiroad has already confirmed that it will place playable demos of Hunter x Hunter: Nen x Impact in EVO Japan 2024, but more companies have newly announced their participation as well.

SNK has revealed that playable demos of Fatal Fury: City of the Wolves will be available in the EVO Japan 2024 venue at Ariake GYM-EX. The first five revealed characters—Rock Howard, Terry Bogard, Hotaru Futaba, Griffon Mask, and Preecha—will all be playable in this demo. SNK's booth will also feature appearances of the cosplayers Enako as Hotaru and Aki as Terry.

Meanwhile, Riot Games will also place demo builds for the League of Legends-based fighting game 2XKO. This demo will add Illaoi as the fifth playable character after Ahri, Darius, Ekko, and Yasuo.

Last but not least, Bandai Namco's Katsuhiro Harada of Tekken fame will collaborate with Arika's Akira Nishitani to hold joint talk show sessions. Both of them will also talk with other fighting game creators, such as Arc System Works' Daisuke Ishiwatari and SNK's Yasuyuki Oda.

Here is the full schedule for Katsuhiro Harada and Akira Nishitani's talk shows in EVO Japan 2024:

Saturday, April 27, 2024

  • 13:00 - Harada and Nishitani with Daisuke Ishiwatari
  • 15:00 - Harada and Nishitani with Yasuyuki Oda
  • 17:00 - Harada with the professional gamer Dogura

Sunday, April 28, 2024

  • 13:00 - Harada and Nishitani with MarkMan and Michael Murray
  • 15:00 - Harada and Nishitani with Kohei "Nakatsu" Ikeda
  • 17:00 - Harada with the cosplayers Shion, Kikiwan, and Yuumii

EVO Japan 2024 presented by Rohto will take place at Ariake GYM-EX in Tokyo, Japan, on April 27-29, 2024.

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Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 3:00 PM

There are few comfortable video games that make me feel like I'm wrapping myself up in a warm blanket or returning home to see a loved one I haven't visited in a long time. But Hades 2 is exactly that. So far, it feels like it includes the right mix of elements the original Supergiant Games award-winning title, all while forging its own path.

Hades 2 is a direct sequel to the original hack-and-slash roguelike, and it picks up right from where it left off. I checked out the 2024 technical test on PC ahead of its release in early access, and it held nothing back. The game started with the new protagonist Melinoë seemingly picking up with a new run of the underworld.

I immediately had a quick moment to get my bearings with her skills and jumped right into the fray. The sense of progression in this sequel pretty much feels like a duplicate of the first game, which I don't mind. But instead of the often grim and red tones of the first game, this title has green everywhere. It's a neat touch.

Screenshot by Siliconera

Among the initial abilities I had access to in the Hades 2 preview included the standard thrust tied to several spears. This is the basic attack Melinoë gets with her default weapon, and it is surprisingly my favorite of the three I had access to. It offers just the right bit of range, which reminded me of my one of favorite Zagreus weapons: the bow.

Speaking of bows, one of the two other powers I had was one. I could hold it down to aim in a line ahead of me or charge it up for a more magical variant of its attack. The final ability involved a fascinating magical circle. It slows down opponents, which saw a lot of use in battle. I often set it up to gather up enemies, and then take them out at once. The circle even helped in escaping a near-tragic situation.

Overall, the new base abilities in this game feel pretty good so far. As always, upgrades exist throughout a run to make these skills better. For instance, I picked one upgrade that added scorch to my bow attack. This burned up enemies and dealt further damage to them.

Each run feels quite different in this game too, as the dungeon generates random boons. I had to pick carefully to decide if I wanted to prioritize bolstering my health or visiting Charon for supplies, for example. These neat little on-the-fly decisions make or break runs. The whole randomness and uncertainty of the situation already make this game so much fun.

Screenshot by Siliconera

On my first run, I made it all the way to the final boss of the technical test. I lost in unsurprising fashion, but it challenged me in a way most of the other enemies didn't. The first boss, without any spoilers, is a literal test for both Melinoë and the player. It feels like a sharp uptick in difficulty over the otherwise pretty easy enemies before it.

Playing Hades 2 immediately felt like I was tapping into muscle memory. This made powering through the initial enemies quite easy, but the boss battle showed this sequel's true potential. It forced me to use every ability at my disposal to slow down the foe, launch arrows from afar, dodge, and slice my way to victory.

But for many players like myself, the gameplay will feel unchanged. As such, the true excitement comes from the new story and characters. Some characters return to offer boons, such as the stunning Aphrodite, but there are plenty of new Greek gods and goddesses as well. Without spoiling, I am so much more invested in this tale than the original.

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It deals with a new threat in Chronos and a surprising premise I didn't expect. Because of this, I am even more hyped for the early access release. Fortunately, it plays as smooth as butter even now on Steam Deck.

Hades 2 is currently in its technical test phase. It will release for early access on PC via Steam in 2024.

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Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 2:30 PM

Quintessential Quintuplets

Good Smile Company is now accepting pre-orders for a new set of Kuripan plush dolls featuring the Quintessential Quintuplets characters in wedding dresses. Each of the quintuplets has a unique dress design, with Nino's featuring butterfly-like hair ribbons and Yotsuba's including a flower crown.

Like other dolls in the Kuripan line, these are made of cotton and polyester and stand at around 170mm tall. Orders from the Good Smile Global store will cost ¥4,400 each, with shipping expected in November 2024. US store orders will instead cost $26.99 each and are expected to ship in Q2 2025.

You can get a look at the Quintessential Quintuplets Kuripan Plush dolls in the gallery below:

Good Smile Company also recently began taking pre-orders for plush dolls based on VShojo Vtubers like Ironmouse, KSon, and Henya the Genius. Meanwhile, earlier this month Aeon Fantasy showed off a new figure featuring Miku of the Quintuplets dressed in athletic gear.

The Wedding Dress Quintessential Quintuplets Kuripan plush dolls are available from both the Global and US Good Smile Online Stores.

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Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 2:00 PM

More Hades II Technical Test Invites Being Sent Out

If you didn't make it into the Hades II Technical Test on Steam that earlier in April 2024, you may want to double check and see if you can play on PC. Supergiant Games announced it started allowing more people into this beta. 

To be specific, two rounds of invites were confirmed. On April 22, 2024, Supergiant Games announced that it allowed more people to start playing the game. It then also noted that was only the second of another expected round. The next wave of Hades II Steam Technical Test invitations will go out to PC players by April 27, 2024. There's no word when on an exact date.

Here's the official announcement:


It seems like we've seen a number of these waves already happen, it seems odds could end up being in people's favor if they wanted to try the game ahead of its launch. After all, back on April 19, 2024, a wave of invitations went out as well.

Hades II is expected to enter Early Access on Steam for PC players in 2024, and the Technical Test is running now. There's no timeline yet for the game's full launch or possible ports to other platforms.

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Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 1:30 PM

Metaphor: ReFantazio Bonds Won't Lead to Romance

In a new livestream answering various questions about the game, Atlus confirmed that players won't be able to romance characters in Metaphor: ReFantazio. The Bonds system will allow for deep personal relationships, but unlike the Persona series it won't feature dating sim elements.

This information was confirmed during the final Q&A section of a new special livestream broadcasted after the premiere of the global showcase where the game's release date was announced. The specific question appeared at the 1:36:45 mark during the recent livestream, and it was answered at the 1:38:02 mark. As a reminder, the livestream is only available in Japanese.

When asked if players would be able to romance characters through the new Bond system, host Mafia Kajita answered that Metaphor: ReFantazio will not allow players to enter romantic relationships, as this is a different style of system from the Social Link and Confidant systems. However, Kajita said that players will be able to form deep bonds and explore deeper narratives through sub-stories.

The Bond system will allow players to unlock new Archetypes after establishing bonds with new characters and deepening them. Archetypes work as the unique class system for Metaphor: ReFantazio.

Metaphor: ReFantazio will come out worldwide on October 11, 2024 for the PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC via Steam. Pre-orders for the game are now open.

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Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 1:00 PM

Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 content coming to Phantasy Star Online 2 PSO2 New Genesis

New crossover content from Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 will appear in Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis. Sega revealed the science fiction anime collaboration at the April 2024 NGS Headline program. PSO2: New Genesis players can expect content based on the Code Geass characters Lelouch, C.C., Kallen, and Suzaku to arrive in June 2024.

Once the new scratch ticket is available, players will be able to get avatar parts ranging from accessories to outfits. Sega has also confirmed that it will add a new voice set featuring Lelouch, and his Japanese voice actor Jun Fukuyama will reprise the role.

Phantasy Star Online 2 PSO2 New Genesis - Code Geass R2 crossover announcement
Image courtesy of Sega

Sega has been adding a vast amount of crossover content to PSO2: New Genesis on an almost monthly basis. It started 2024 by adding content from The Seven Deadly Sins in January and Nijisanji in February.

While there was a break in March 2024, the company continued the wave with Rurouni Kenshin in April and the Atelier game series in May. Sega still has one unrevealed crossover from an anime show based on a light novel, which is slated to come in July 2024.

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is available on PC and PlayStation 4. People in Japan can also play the online game on Nintendo Switch via a cloud version, while an Xbox One release is available elsewhere worldwide. The Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 crossover content will appear in PSO2: New Genesis in June 2024. Sega will reveal more details on May 28, 2024.

The post PSO2: New Genesis Will Have Code Geass R2 Content in June appeared first on Siliconera.

Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:30 PM

New VShojo Vtuber Michi Mochievee Releases First Cover Song

The new VShojo Vtuber Michi Mochievee debuted in April 2024, and she already released her first cover song on YouTube. It is "Aishite, Aishite, Aishite," the Kikuo-P Vocaloid track.

Here is Michi's take on the track:


A number of Vtubers have released covers of "Aishite, Aishite, Aishite." For example, Hololive Advent member Nerissa Ravencroft did an English translation of it as her very first cover too. 

Alongside the release of the first Michi Mochievee cover song, the VShojo Vtuber held a "just chatting" stream on YouTube. During it, she talked about the cover, preparing for it, and readying her channel. 


This was Michi's very first YouTube stream. During her debut, she noted she'd like to get a Play Button.

As for the rest of the week, Michi released a schedule and noted she'll be doing things like playing Shinkansen 0, That's Not My Neighbor, Kuukiyomi 2 and 3, and Outlast 2. No merchandise

The other major VShojo news this week has to do with the Ironmouse Immune Deficiency Foundation charity DND campaign. Many members of the company took part on April 22, 2024. As of time of writing, the Tiltify page noted they raised over $70,230 for charity. The fundraising goal for the stream was $100,000, and it is still possible to donate.

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Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 12:00 PM

Spice and Wolf Holo Nendoroid Rereleased Alongside New Anime

The Spice and Wolf Holo Nendoroid that first released back in 2019 is going to return following the debut of the new Spice and Wolf: Merchant Meets the Wise Wolfanime. It will come to Japan in August 2024, with the worldwide launch following in Q1 2025. 

The Holo figure costs $35.99/¥5,800, depending on which storefront you order it from. As this is a rerelease, there is no new content included with it. People get three face plates. One is her earnest smile (with a single fang showing), another makes it look like she is scheming, and the third one has her blushing and drunk. She can be displayed with her ears and tail. There's also an optional hat, in case you want to hide the fact she's a wolf. She can also hold a mug of wine or an apple.

Here's a closer look at the Spice and Wolf Holo Nendoroid.

As a reminder, people can watch both the original Spice and Wolf anime and the new Spice and Wolf: Merchant Meets the Wise Wolf one on Crunchyroll. While both seasons of the original are there, the second just started its run. As such, only four episodes are there as of time of writing.

The Spice and Wolf Holo Nendoroid will be back in August 2024 in Japan and Q1 2025 worldwide. Pre-orders are open until June 5, 2024.

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Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:30 AM

Phantasy Star Online 2 PSO2 New Genesis getting crossover content from Atelier Marie and Ryza 3

Sega has revealed the in-game appearances for new crossover content from Koei Tecmo and Gust's Atelier series in Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis. Players will be able to obtain the content from the "Atelier Style" scratch ticket that will appear in PSO2: New Genesis on May 15, 2024.

Koei Tecmo had teased the crossover earlier in March 2024, but Sega has since revealed more details on the upcoming content. This collaboration will primarily feature Reisalin "Ryza" Stout, Klaudia Valentz, and Bos Brunnen from Atelier Ryza 3, as well as Marlone (a.k.a. Marie) from the 2023 remake of Atelier Marie.

The "Atelier Style" scratch ticket in PSO2: New Genesis will contain multiple parts ranging from hairstyle and accessories to outfits and weapon camos. Players will be able to complete the sets by purchasing multiple scratch tickets or finding the items in other players' Personal Shops.

Sega will also add a new set of login bonuses after the maintenance on May 15, 2024. All players will be able to get cut-outs of Ryza, Klaudia, and Bos by logging in daily, even if they do not purchase any scratch tickets.

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is available worldwide on PC and PlayStation 4. The online game is also playable on Nintendo Switch in Japan and Xbox One elsewhere globally. The "Atelier Style" scratch ticket will be available for a limited time starting from May 15, 2024.

The post See How Atelier Characters Will Look Like in PSO2: New Genesis appeared first on Siliconera.

Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:00 AM

Oshi no Ko Anna Sui merchandise collection revealed

Anna Sui has revealed a new lineup of merchandise inspired by Oshi no Ko. The items will range from handkerchiefs to bags. Most of them will also feature illustrations of characters like Ai and Ruby. Pre-orders for these items have also opened on Premium Bandai and Anna Sui Japan web stores.

These items will only be legally available inside Japan. Even though Anna Sui's Japanese web store is accessible worldwide with a feature that detects the visitor's country and converts the prices accordingly, selecting any country other than Japan will generate a message stating that the Oshi no Ko items are not available for international shipping.

Here is the complete list of items in the collection, along with their prices in Japanese yen:

  • Handkerchief: ¥2,200
  • Towel Handkerchief: ¥1,100
  • Clear Pouch: ¥1,320
  • Windowed Pouch: ¥2,750
  • Eco Bag: ¥3,300
  • Folding Umbrella: ¥5,500
  • Scarf: ¥3,850
  • Cap: ¥7,150
  • T-shirt: ¥6,380
  • Small T-shirt: ¥6,160
  • Pieyon Track Jacket: ¥20,900
  • Backpack Bag: ¥22,000 (with bonus badge set)
  • Tote Bag: ¥16,500 (with bonus badge set)

The last two items will come with an additional set of tin badges. The buyer will be able to choose whether to get the set featuring Ai, Aqua, and Ruby, or the other set with Kana, Akane, and MEMcho.

Oshi no Ko will thus join the list of anime and manga franchises that Anna Sui has made merchandise for. The brand previously released items inspired by Neon Genesis Evangelion and Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba-.

Anna Sui will close the pre-order window for the Oshi no Ko merchandise on May 6, 2024. The brand will begin shipping the items in late July 2024.

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Siliconera Tuesday, April 23, 2024 10:30 AM

genshin impact arlecchino trailer

Ahead of her playable debut, HoYoVerse has uploaded a character demo for Arlecchino, who'll be a new character in Genshin Impact. The video combines her attack animations with her story, which we could see from previous trailers and the game itself.


In the trailer, we can see how Arlecchino uses her spear and fire in battle. These are likely the same animations that'll be in the playable version as well. The trailer also references the House of Hearth, which is the orphanage that Arlecchino both hails from and is in charge of. You can watch the Arlecchino character demo for Genshin Impact here:

As a reminder, Arlecchino's kit is very similar to that of Hu Tao's. Not only are they both Pyro Polearm users, but they also focus on boosting their Normal Attack. Arlecchino in particular focuses on the Bond of Life effect, which prevents HP recovery from healing effects until they're healed for the amount equal to the Bond of Life. She can increase how much damage she deals with her Normal Attack based on her Bond of LIfe percentage.

Genshin Impact is readily available on the PS4, PS5, Windows PC, and mobile devices. Arlecchino will debut in Genshin Impact Version 4.6, which will go live on April 23, 2024.

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PC Invasion - FeedDDD Tuesday, April 23, 2024 5:08 PM
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     How to Air Jump at The Windmill or The Other Windmill in FortniteThe power of the elements can be in your hands with the Fortnite x Avatar crossover happening right now. However, if you want to truly harness nature you're going to have to complete a few challenges. So, with no further ado, here is how to find either The Windmill or The Other Windmill in Fortnite and Air Jump at it. Grab yourself Air Jump in Fortnite Before you make your way to either The Windmill or The Other Windmill in Fortnite, make sure you have Air Jump. This can be equipped by picking up the Air Bender Mythic item from around the map. You can find the Air Bending element by looting Boxes or killing opponents with it in their inventory. However, the best way to get the Air Bending Mythic is by heading to one of the Air Shrines. These can be found in the yellow circles marked on the map below. The one by Brawlers Battleground is the most convenient to get to as it is closest to the southern Windmill you will need to Air Jump at. Screenshot: PC Invasion Once ...

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Tabletop Gaming News – TGN Tuesday, April 23, 2024 5:59 PM
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The event will be livestreamed.

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Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance will launch on June 14

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Level Up Tuesday, April 23, 2024 11:08 AM
     Taming a wolf in Minecraft is one of the game's simplest joys, and no matter…