Mass Effect: Andromeda's lead designer explains how jetpacks change the game (but not too much)

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Mass Effect: Andromeda's lead designer explains how jetpacks change the game (but not too much)

At first, Andromeda's movement system was much more like Mass Effect 3, which doesn't even let you jump outside of context-sensitive actions.Then Dragon Age: Inquisition (which was also in development at the time, but much further along) added a jump button.

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The best way to catch up on Zelda in time for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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The best way to catch up on Zelda in time for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Of the nearly three dozen Zelda games and assorted spinoffs, there are two distinct branches of the Zelda series: the two-dimensional and three-dimensional.It’s brilliant and distinctive amongst the other Zelda games, but it’s also demanding.

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Get your PS4 external hard drive support and PS4 Boost Mode in update 4.50, available now

Posted 03/09 15:12 in Gaming | 0comments

Get your PS4 external hard drive support and PS4 Boost Mode in update 4.50, available now

If you have a PS4 Pro, you can start boosting the performance of your old, unpatched PS4 games right now - and you can start installing them on external hard drives on either kind of system.50 is now live with PS4 Pro Boost Mode and external hard drive support, both features that fans have been asking for ever since the systems hit the market.

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On a mighty quest to find epic lutes and musical stardom in a fully modded up Skyrim Special Edition

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On a mighty quest to find epic lutes and musical stardom in a fully modded up Skyrim Special Edition

The most important addition for this playthrough, though, is the Become A Bard mod.The closest settlement of note, and the most likely place Brenda will find a rapt audience for her melodies, is Falkreath, and a march through soggy crag lands is required to reach it.

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How to use an external hard drive for extended storage on your PS4

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How to use an external hard drive for extended storage on your PS4

50, you can now use an external hard drive to expand the storage space for games and apps on your PlayStation 4.Choose the Format as Extended Storage option and follow the prompts to prepare it for use.

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FIFA 17 Ultimate Team: Team of the Week 25 – three players to buy, and three to avoid

Posted 03/08 23:15 in Gaming | 0comments

FIFA 17 Ultimate Team: Team of the Week 25 – three players to buy, and three to avoid

Antoine Griezmann is the biggest name in FUT TOTW 25, but manages to avoid being labelled either a hit or a miss as part of GR+’s new regular look at the best new players added to FIFA 17.Instead, it’s a Premier League-heavy update this week, with one unfashionable Bournemouth keeper being the hottest pick-up of the lot.

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The Nintendo Switch dog is real and it can hold your Joy-Con grip, thanks to 3D printing

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The Nintendo Switch dog is real and it can hold your Joy-Con grip, thanks to 3D printing

It was only a matter of time before the Nintendo Switch dog made the leap from collective internet subconscious to somebody's 3D printer.And yes, it's adorable.

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What's coming in Destiny's Age of Triumph according to Bungie's Deej

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What's coming in Destiny's Age of Triumph according to Bungie's Deej

Destiny's final event, Age of Triumph is on the way, promising a new record book, altered raids, Triumphs and more.We spoke to Bungie community man Deej to find out more about the game's last hurrah before Destiny 2.

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Watch the Destiny: Age of Triumph reveal livestream here

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Watch the Destiny: Age of Triumph reveal livestream here

Destiny's Age of Triumph may be just an event as opposed to a full-fledged expansion, but Bungie is still giving it some major promotion.Three livestreams will detail the event and everything it brings to the table - including classic Raids like the Vault of Glass.

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No Man's Sky is down to a ludicrously cheap £14 if you have PS Plus

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No Man's Sky is down to a ludicrously cheap £14 if you have PS Plus

If news of an No Man's Sky update coming this week caused your ears to perk up but you don't yet own the game, now's your chance to fix that.Hello Games' spacefaring adventure is currently £24.

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War 16 minutes of gameplay shows 7 new ways to deal with your nemeses

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War 16 minutes of gameplay shows 7 new ways to deal with your nemeses

Middle-earth: Shadow of War extends its wickedly clever Nemesis system to fortresses themselves.The various aspects of the orcs defending the fort and the allied orcish legions you have dominated will set the tone for the battle.

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Here’s 12 of the most horrific things you can do as a demon in Agony

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Here’s 12 of the most horrific things you can do as a demon in Agony

Another Agony gameplay trailer is out, bursting with even more downright disturbing moments which’ll make you wonder just how much force is needed to shove a hand through someone’s ribcage.Or rather, claw - as this new footage is all about the demons prowling around in Agony’s brutal landscape.

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Struggling with FIFA 17 Ultimate Team's impossible Palermo SBC? Good news: EA has patched it

Posted 03/08 15:24 in Gaming | 0comments

Struggling with FIFA 17 Ultimate Team's impossible Palermo SBC? Good news: EA has patched it

If you've been following GR+'s expert advice to making coins in Ultimate Team, then you're already a pro at FIFA 17's Squad Building Challenges.But you're also likely turning the air blue at the Palermo challenge, within Calcio A.

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War could let you import your save to keep your Mordor nemesis

Posted 03/08 15:16 in Gaming | 0comments

Middle-earth: Shadow of War could let you import your save to keep your Mordor nemesis

I don't remember what we're allowed to say about that," Plater admitted, before darting off to consult with a representative.Then he returned with a good old, "We're not saying anything at this time.

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War doubles down on the Nemesis system to astounding effect

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War doubles down on the Nemesis system to astounding effect

And in Middle-earth: Shadow of War, that ingenious system is effectively doubling its intricacy.After an in-engine cinematic opening where Talion and his forces trade mean looks and taunting remarks with the Overlord's army, the onslaught begins.

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Going globetrotting with the best locations in the Tomb Raider series

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Going globetrotting with the best locations in the Tomb Raider series

This is a series called Tomb Raider after all, not Casino Raider.But Tomb Raider 3 manages to squeeze some mystery out of the New World in the form of Nevada’s ghostly terrain.

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12 things that prove that Doom will run on literally anything

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12 things that prove that Doom will run on literally anything

Still, let’s not underestimate the skill involved in making Doom run on a something more used to applying the finishing touches to showers and kitchen cupboards.Kudos for getting it to work, but it looks like a visual representation of a migraine and probably plays like one too.

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Will Overwatch succumb to Hearthstone’s pro scene burnout?

Posted 03/07 22:05 in Gaming | 0comments

Will Overwatch succumb to Hearthstone’s pro scene burnout?

But even as Hearthstone continues to attract more players, it faces a divide between two very distinct audiences.“If you play extremely well you might have 65 percent [win rate],” Hearthstone pro Adrian Lifecoach Koy said.

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No Man's Sky devs announce 'Path Finder Update,' and it comes with a new vehicle

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No Man's Sky devs announce 'Path Finder Update,' and it comes with a new vehicle

No Man's Sky was an ambitious game that failed to live up to fan expectations.Well, hopefully that will change when the game receives the recently-announced "Path Finder Update," which developer Hello Games claims "shows the path forward" for the game.

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Take this poll and tell us if your Nintendo Switch is having problems or doing fine

Posted 03/07 21:31 in Gaming | 0comments

Take this poll and tell us if your Nintendo Switch is having problems or doing fine

Lots of video game consoles have problems when they first launch and it looks like Nintendo Switch is no different.Between Joy-Con desyncing issues that weren't quite fixed by the day one patch, the hard plastic dock scratching up the system's screen, and more dramatic flaws, Switch already has a worrying assortment of known issues.

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