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Sony blocks yet another game from cross-console play with Xbox One

Enlarge / Thanks to Sony, these two versions of the same game will not be compatible with each other for online play. Back in June, Sony told Eurogamer that the company did not have “a profound philosophical stance” against letting PS4 users play games with those on other platforms. That said, the company’s continued refusal to allow for cross-console play between PS4 and Xbox One players has become an absolute and unmistakable trend in recent …

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Nintendo reveals video game news ahead of Gamescom Show

Nintendo reveals video game news ahead of Gamescom Show Nintendo of Europe’s participation in the Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany, is producing news with relevance to fans here in the Americas. In Splatoon 2 news, Nintendo detailed new free content coming to the game soon: Manta Maria joins the lineup of Turf War* and Ranked Battle stages this weekend, while the new Lost Outpost stage joins the rotation of Salmon Run stages later today. Both …

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Ni No Kuni 2 dev teases the original game on PC

Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom is launching on PC early next year, but what about the first game? Level-5 are keeping shtum on that front, but CEO Akihiro Hino has hinted that we might, eventually, be able to get our hands on a port of the original JRPG.  Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch was released on PS3 in North America and Europe in 2013, with Studio Ghibli and Level 5 combining …

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Xbox One X: Everything we know about Microsoft’s new game console

Microsoft announced the new Xbox One X console on Sunday.Christian Petersen/GettyMicrosoft has a brand-new game console called the Xbox One X. All that “Project Scorpio” talk you might have heard months ago? This is that. And on Sunday, Microsoft said the first Xbox One X units were up for preorder in the form of an early “Project Scorpio Edition” version of the console. Microsoft is touting the new device as “the world’s most powerful console.” …

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List of Every Xbox One X Enhanced Game So Far

Microsoft kicked off Xbox One X preorders at the annual Gamescom convention in Cologne, Germany on Sunday. But it also took the lid off a sweeping list of current and upcoming games designed to take advantage of the souped-up Xbox One’s ability to render games more fluidly and at substantially higher resolutions. The company says over 100 titles will be enhanced when the Xbox One X launches for $499 on November 7. At the moment, …

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What game does everyone seem to love, but you can’t stand it?

Every week, we ask our panel of PC Gamer writers a question about PC gaming. This week: what game does everyone seem to love, but you can’t stand it? We also welcome your answers in the comments.  James Davenport: Spelunky You monster, James. This is probably PC Gamer blasphemy, and if so, it’s been a treat working with all of you. I can’t stand Spelunky. To be clear, I don’t think it’s a bad game. …

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Cuphead is going to be replayable with a new game+ mode

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube  If you think Cuphead looks like the sort of game you’ll be playing over and over again, you’ll be in luck: there’s definitely going to be a new game+ mode for you to play through once completing the game. Presumably, that will let you go back through with all of the weapons unlocked from the beginning, making you a bit of an unstoppable monster. For everything else Gamescom 2017, here’s …

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Valve have trademarked Artifact as a physical card game

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube In the process of legitimising Artifact as an actual game that’s going to come out, Valve have started the legal hubbub of trademarking the game. It’s now trademarked as an ‘entertainment service’, with a whole lot of added context in the actual trademark. Thing is, that same day, Valve decided to trademark something else at the same time: Artifact as a set of playing cards or card game.  What is …

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The Kickstarter success board game Scythe is now coming to Steam

Asmodee Digital have confirmed they’re bringing board game Scythe to PC.  Click here to read more upcoming PC games that we also know are in the works. As reported by Eurogamer, Asmodee announced their plans to bring the game to Steam at Gen-Con, one of America’s biggest board game conventions. There’s no confirmation yet as to when it’ll hit our screens, but it’s expected the video game will follow the story of its strategic board game namesake and …

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Bandai Namco’s mysterious #Projekt1514 is a new Sword Art Online game

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Bandai Namco have revealed Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, a new third-person action game releasing in early 2018. The publisher recently unveiled a teaser trailer for a mystery game entitled #Projekt1514. There wasn’t much to go on other than it was being developed by Dimps and it featured a post-apocalyptic cityscape and bullets… which means it could’ve been anything, let’s face it. Speaking of the apocalypse, here are the best survival games on …

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Scared of clowns? Then this free game of Stephen King’s IT isn’t for you

Not all PR stunts are created equal, let’s face it, but this latest tie-in to the upcoming remake of Stephen King’s IT is pretty cool.  Ain’t afraid of no ghosts? Test your nerve with the best horror games on PC. To celebrate the pending release, Warner Bros. have created a simple and terrifyingly addictive browser-based 8-bit game in which all you need to do is float the S.S. Georgie through the sewers of Derry, Maine, popping …

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Friday the 13th: The Game is getting a new playable Jason, map, and, er, swimsuit

Friday the 13th: The Game developers IllFonic have revealed the next load of updates coming to the stabby happy horror game. While the team’s been doubling down on fixing memory leak issues, they’ve also revealed a new playable Jason, a new map, emotes, and, inexplicably, a $4 swimsuit DLC. Because that’s what the game’s been missing, of course – a string bikini. Love to kill your friends? Here’s our list of the best multiplayer games. Details are light …

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This week in games: Destiny “accidentally” pops up on Steam, Civilization goes tabletop, and Animal Farm gets a game adaptation

Licensed games all-but-disappeared for a few years there, swept into the trash alongside a bevy of B-tier studios. But I guess they’re back—and way weirder this time around, too. Adaptations of both Planet of the Apes and Animal Farm were announced this week, and the Pillars of the Earth point-and-click hit Steam. I can only imagine Ken Kesey’s logging classic Sometimes a Great Notion is next. Maybe Call of Duty: Catch-22? That, plus Destiny briefly sort-of …

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Assassin’s Creed Origins’ game director breaks down combat changes

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Assassin’s Creed has always had flashy combat, but it’s always been a bit shallow. In the early games, getting into a fight felt like a failure. Since then, the series has increasingly put more of an emphasis on its scraps, but without a great combat system to back them up. In a developer Q&A, Ashraf Ismail, Assassin’s Creed Origins’ game director, details how the team have tried to up their …

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Balance Patch Video Game Cafe Brings Communal Gaming to Allston

A gaming cafe in Allston opens its doors to anyone in the competitive digital spirit on Friday, August 18, as Boston Restaurant Talk reports. Balance Patch Video Game Cafe, fresh off some serious renovations, debuts today at 1031 Commonwealth Ave. (right at the Babcock Street MBTA station), stocked with gaming consoles (including Nintendo 64), monitors, single-person spaces, and group gaming areas, plus a food menu to sustain gamers through hours of play. Co-founders Bryan Rasbury, …

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