Viewpoints, loot and hitbox based combat - Assassin's Creed Origins' director spills its bladed secrets

Posted 06/28 02:47 in Gaming | 0comments

Viewpoints, loot and hitbox based combat - Assassin's Creed Origins' director spills its bladed secrets

Going back to Ancient Egypt and the very beginning of the Creed itself, Assassin's Creed Origins changes everything, making you drop a decade's worth of muscle memory into the nearest haycart.In an Assassin's Creed game!

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There's a new Assassin's Creed game coming to mobile, and it looks… cute

Posted 06/27 22:50 in Gaming | 0comments

There's a new Assassin's Creed game coming to mobile, and it looks… cute

Ubisoft took some time away from annual installments of Assassin's Creed to reinvigorate the series with new ideas, and new ideas it most certainly has found.But I'm not talking about Assassin's Creed Origins' trip back in time to ancient Egypt - I'm talking about Assassin's Creed Rebellion, an upcoming iOS and Android game that looks like Assassin's Creed meets Fallout Shelter in all the best ways.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is finally available standalone on PS4, will you get it?

Posted 06/27 22:19 in Gaming | 0comments

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is finally available standalone on PS4, will you get it?

Space-hater prayers have finally been answered: you no longer need to buy one of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's special editions to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered.A standalone version of the game is now available on PS4 in either physical or digital form for $39.

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Somebody modded Super Mario Odyssey's possession ability into Super Mario 64

Posted 06/27 17:04 in Gaming | 0comments

Somebody modded Super Mario Odyssey's possession ability into Super Mario 64

If Mario's actually been the hat all along, as some fans speculated after seeing Super Mario Odyssey's new enemy-possessing "Capture" move in action, then why couldn't he assume direct control before now?One modder has resolved that bothersome inconsistency by tweaking Super Mario 64 to retcon in a surprisingly full-featured version of Cappy capturing.

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Assassin's Creed Origin's combat has been redesigned from scratch for the first time in the series' history

Posted 06/27 16:02 in Gaming | 0comments

Assassin's Creed Origin's combat has been redesigned from scratch for the first time in the series' history

Now, Assassin's Creed Origins is changing fighting for the first time.In our in-depth interview with Assassin's Creed director Ashraf Ismail he explains that the old game's twinned animations have been replaced with a new hitbox system.

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Assassin's Creed Origin's brings viewpoints back as a 'homage to the series' but with a different function

Posted 06/27 16:01 in Gaming | 0comments

Assassin's Creed Origin's brings viewpoints back as a 'homage to the series' but with a different function

Despite what you might have heard, Assassin's Creed Origins will have towers and viewpoints, they just won't offer quite the same sync function as previous games.Speaking to Assassin's Creed Origins' creative director Ashraf Ismail, he clarified that viewpoints are back but "for the pure purpose that we felt it was a nice homage to the series.

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Bioware call Anthem 'science fantasy' like Star Wars or Marvel. 'Mass Effect is our real hardcore science fiction'

Posted 06/27 13:25 in Gaming | 0comments

Bioware call Anthem 'science fantasy' like Star Wars or Marvel. 'Mass Effect is our real hardcore science fiction'

Bioware has been talking about Anthem's very Destiny-like co-op action, and has made it clear that this isn't going to be slavishly researched super hard sci-fi.Instead this will have more of a fantasy feel In an interview with Edmonton AM, Bioware's general manager Aaryn Flynn described the game as "a genre we call science fantasy very much like Star Wars, very much like the Marvel universe.

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This week's Overwatch news: Loot boxes galore

Posted 06/26 23:51 in Gaming | 0comments

This week's Overwatch news: Loot boxes galore

Each week, we’ll have a round-up of the latest game news.Here’s what Overwatch fans need to know for the week of June 26.

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Overwatch's Doomfist hype returns thanks to a suspicious crash report title

Posted 06/26 22:11 in Gaming | 0comments

Overwatch's Doomfist hype returns thanks to a suspicious crash report title

User crash reports from the Public Test Realm (where Blizzard lets players try out upcoming patches for balance and stability) were marked "1.0 Doomfist / Summer Games" until a recent update cleared out the title, leaving only the version number, as reported on Reddit.

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Here's where you can pre-order the Nintendo Classic Mini SNES right now

Posted 06/26 20:30 in Gaming | 0comments

Here's where you can pre-order the Nintendo Classic Mini SNES right now

If the sales of the Mini NES are anything to go by, you should probably have pre-ordered the Mini SNES, complete with 21 games, the day before it was announced.Well because time machines just aren't a thing yet, here's the next best thing: the places you can pre-order the Nintendo Classic Mini SNES before its launch date on September 29 this year.

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The mini SNES Classic Edition is coming September 29 with the never-before-released Star Fox 2

Posted 06/26 18:25 in Gaming | 0comments

The mini SNES Classic Edition is coming September 29 with the never-before-released Star Fox 2

Following up on the incredibly popular (and incredibly tiny) NES Classic Edition, Nintendo has announced the equally mini SNES Classic Edition.Launching September 29, the SNES Classic will cost $79.

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10 lies video games tell us about war

Posted 06/26 18:04 in Gaming | 0comments

10 lies video games tell us about war

How the Nazi soldiers in video games even make it out of bed without dying is a mystery to us.Yet in video games, the player is able to out-shoot, out-drive, and out-strategize them at every turn.

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These beautiful Zelda: Breath of the Wild panoramas were made with 100s of screenshots and a custom program

Posted 06/26 18:04 in Gaming | 0comments

These beautiful Zelda: Breath of the Wild panoramas were made with 100s of screenshots and a custom program

Even after dozens of hours in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, I still frequently pause on mountain bluffs or hillsides to appreciate the view.But these beautiful panoramas by Andy Teijelo Pérez are coming awfully close to proving me wrong.

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Detroit has 'three times' the branches of Heavy Rain and will let you 'go back at any time and replay from a specific point'

Posted 06/26 15:46 in Gaming | 0comments

Detroit has 'three times' the branches of Heavy Rain and will let you 'go back at any time and replay from a specific point'

Any David Cage game is about choice and, unsurprisingly, he's offering loads for Detroit.Fortunately, this time you'll also have the option to replay any of it from any point.

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State of Decay 2 is a dynamic, zombie survival sim, where the most dangerous thing is your own decisions

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State of Decay 2 is a dynamic, zombie survival sim, where the most dangerous thing is your own decisions

You’re not dead yet, and you still have all of your limbs, so on balance, you’re doing pretty well.Just as you do this, three of her friends jump out from behind a bush and demand to come too.

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Konami on PES 2018 coming to Switch: “of course we considered it”

Posted 06/26 02:48 in Gaming | 0comments

Konami on PES 2018 coming to Switch: “of course we considered it”

Upcoming footy sim PES 2018 scored one of GamesRadar+'s Best Of E3 2017 awards, but longstanding fans of Konami’s cult classic pointed out that there was no mention of a Switch version at the show.“Of course we’ve considered it,” says the man credited with spearheading PES’ resurgence over the last two years.

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Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, June 23 - 25. Monte Carlo and Red Death!

Posted 06/26 02:48 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny: Xur weapons, gear, and location, June 23 - 25. Monte Carlo and Red Death!

Destiny’s travelling weekend Exotic trader, Victorian plumbing enthusiast, and last known, truly fluent hamster interpreter (100% in all 17 dialects), is back.Somehow instinctively knowing that the white masked deceiever’s days are numbered, Xur is almost starting to feel sorry for him.

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The new Pokemon Go gym update is live and - surprise! - people hate it

Posted 06/26 02:48 in Gaming | 0comments

The new Pokemon Go gym update is live and - surprise! - people hate it

If you've been playing Pokemon Go in preparation for the gym update we previewed at E3 2017, good news: it's now live!If you're not familiar, the new gym system does a few things: it reduces the overall spots available on a gym and gives pokemon defending a gym a "motivation" stat.

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The GTA 5 'Chiliad Mystery' is ramping up after three years of searching for aliens

Posted 06/26 02:48 in Gaming | 0comments

The GTA 5 'Chiliad Mystery' is ramping up after three years of searching for aliens

But one of the game's most persistent unsolved mysteries may be coming to a head.An assortment of items relating to aliens and government cover-ups known as "the Mount Chiliad Mystery" have started to reveal new secrets thanks to the recent Gunrunners update.

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Overwatch players all float on alright in these great low gravity moments

Posted 06/26 02:48 in Gaming | 0comments

Overwatch players all float on alright in these great low gravity moments

The latest Overwatch patch has players feeling very light on their feet.Yes, low gravity has arrived in the regular game.

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