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Battlefield 2042 update reworks map, adds vault weapons

Battlefield 2042 Season 2 continues today with the arrival of update 2.1, which most notably reworks the (appropriately named) map Renewal. DICE has taken the decision “to competely remove certain sections of the map” which it has decided broke the game’s “flow” or were simply “too far away”. Getting around the game will be quicker […]

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Netflix forming first in-house game studio

Netflix is forming its own in-house game studio, as it seeks to rely less on third-party developers. The new studio will be based in Helsinki and led by Marko Lastikka as director, formerly of Zynga and EA. The studio will create “world class” original games without ads or in-app purchases, reports Engadget. In the past, […]

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Koei Tecmo and EA will reveal Wild Hearts hunting game this week

Koei Tecmo’s Omega Force is set to reveal Wild Hearts, its next game, on 28th September. The developer, known for the Dynasty Warriors games, is working with EA on the new project described as “the next great hunting game” by EA earlier this month. We now know the game is called Wild Hearts; a reveal […]

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A modder has added VR to Trombone Champ

A modder has added VR and motion controls to Trombone Champ. Raicuparta frequently adds VR to games without native VR support, such as Neon White and Outer Wilds.Their latest mod is Trombone Champ, the surprise Steam hit of last week. Raicuparta shared a video of himself attempting Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony in VR. The display inside […]

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E3 2023 announces in-person show dates

E3 will return as an in-person event next year in June, with three days given over to industry attendees and two days for the general public. The LA-based show will open its doors for the first time since 2019 at its usual home of the Los Angeles Convention Centre, following mixed success as an online […]

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Fan uses Super Mario Maker 2 to make a full “classic” Mario

A Mario fan has used Super Mario Maker 2 to create a whole game inspired by the classic Mario games. Twitter user MetroidMike64 spent seven years working on his Super World, which he has unofficially named Super Mario Bros. 5, and uploaded the finished product online yesterday. MetroidMike64 began creating levels in 2015 using Super […]

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s next big update concludes its fun puzzle tomb storyline

The ever-expanding world of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will receive one of its final major updates tomorrow, as it adds a final set of puzzle tombs via patch 1.6.1. This activity was originally added to the game earlier this year, and adds a new storyline expanding upon the series’ mysterious precursor Isu race, doled out by […]