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Nidhogg 2 is a more violent, more colourful successor to the indie duelling game

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Nidhogg is a game of crazy and tense duels between two people usually screaming at a screen. It’s one of my all-time favourite local multiplayer games. Now it’s getting a sequel, and it looks pretty different. The footage above is from the PS4 version, but it’s also coming to PC.  While you’re here, check out the best indie games on PC. The most obvious difference is that the minimalist aesthetic …

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Microsoft’s ‘Project Scorpio’ successor to the Xbox One to be revealed at E3 next week

XBOXING CLEVER New gaming system expected to be ‘world’s most powerful console’ MICROSOFT will unveil its successor to the Xbox One when the E3 video games convention begins next week. Currently code-named “Project Scorpio”, the new system will be the “world’s most powerful console”, Microsoft claims, having already confirmed the final product will go on sale later this year. Project Scorpio is expected to be on sale by the end of the year The new …

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Microsoft to reveal ‘most powerful’ successor to Xbox One at E3

Microsoft will unveil its successor to the Xbox One when the E3 video games convention begins next week. Currently code-named “Project Scorpio”, the new system will be the “world’s most powerful console”, Microsoft claims, having already confirmed the final product will go on sale later this year. The new console is the most anticipated announcement of the gaming convention, which begins in Los Angeles next week and is the scene of a range of new …

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‘Arms’ is the successor to ‘Punch Out’ the Nintendo Switch needs

Believe it or not, it’s not the boxing theme that ties these games together. It’s that they’re both deceptively simple. Nintendo’s original pugilist action game masquerades as a straight slugfest. Punch your opponent. Dodge. Block. Punch again. It seems obvious, but actually playing this way almost guarantees a loss. That’s because Punch Out is secretly a puzzle game. You can’t win by being a “better fighter,” you have to suss out your opponent’s “tell” — …

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The Surge’s first six hours promise a worthy successor to the hardcore action-RPG throne

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube The more I play of The Surge, the harder it is to put down the controller. Even after six straight hours of hands-on time with the review build of the game, I can’t tear myself away from the action. There’s always one more enemy in dire need of decapitating, one more shortcut pleading to be discovered, one more piece of armour to craft, one more boss to conquer, and one …

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Dungeon Keeper successor War for the Overworld adds new sandbox game mode

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Hands up who remembers Dungeon Keeper? This sharp-witted 1997 dungeon management sim should be fondly remembered by all PC gamers of a certain age, and now War for the Overworld, a blatant DK homage, has got a new update. For more quirky passion projects, check out our list of the best indie games on PC. Entitled My Pet Dungeon, Dungeon Keeper fans won’t be surprised to learn that it adds …

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