Month: February 2020

[embedded content] During the recent Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct, Nintendo explained how ‘sometime after launch’ and only under ‘certain circumstances’ (for example, ‘console damage’ and ‘loss’) would the company be able to restore save data. The catch? It’s apparently a one-time-only deal for Nintendo Switch Online members. It means that if an unfortunate incident
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Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon, in a D.I.C.E. Summit 2020 interview with Shacknews, was asked about the possibility of a Mortal Kombat character, such as Scorpion and Sub-Zero, getting representation in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Boon said that “for me personally (I can’t speak for all of Warner Bros or anything), that would be kind
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Get a look at the trailer for the multiplayer first-person slasher inspired by epic medieval movie battles. Chivalry 2 is a continuation of the narrative of Chivalry: Medieval Warfare. The Chivalry 2 Closed Alpha starts March 2020, and the game is slated for release in 2020 on PC.
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The worlds of filmmaking and video game technology are colliding. Just as Hideo Kojima uses film as base inspiration for games like Death Stranding, Jon Favreau turned to video game technology in the filming of The Mandalorian. The Disney+ series uses what’s constantly been referred to as “groundbreaking new technology” for the film industry, Something ILM
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Microsoft Flight Simulator already looks wildly ambitious. Asobo Studio previously explained that you can fly anywhere in the world in their flight simulation. Anywhere? Anywhere. Naturally then they need to have airports everywhere. All the airports, even. So Microsoft Flight Simulator apparently features every airport in the world. A modest 37,000 of those have been manually
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We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you
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Toy Fair is ramping up in New York, where tons of new figures and collectibles are being showcased for the first time. Among the exciting additions for game fans, Funko has highlighted an array of fun figures from the upcoming Crystal Dynamics Avengers video game. Whether you’re looking to help Hulk smash your bookcase, or
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[embedded content] Earlier this week the long-rumoured patch for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Switch dropped and delivered some significant visual upgrades and PC-like options to tweak the graphical experience to your liking. The port was remarkable when it first launched last year, despite its undeniably blurry presentation compared to versions of the game
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By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 21 February 2020 20:17 GMT Devolver Digital will release Reikon Games’ action-shooter Ruiner on Switch. News of Ruiner coming to Switch was announced today on the game’s official Twitter account. A release date other than soon, written in binary at that, was not provided. YOU CAN NEVER ESCAPE. RUINER IS COMING
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Sony and Facebook have cancelled their appearances at the Game Developers Conference this year, both citing concerns about the new coronavirus. The yearly conference for game industry workers is typically a source of new information each year, with presentations about the development of influential games and interviews with studio members. Both Sony and Facebook are
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Hey Alpha Skip-Ahead and Alpha ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 2004 Xbox One system update (build: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200419041.1625.200220-0000). Keep reading for more details. System Update Details: OS version released: RS_XBOX_RELEASE_200419041.1625.200220-0000 Available:
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