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The Community Spotlight - 09/30/2017

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The Community Spotlight - 09/30/2017

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am again honored to be your host this week.Remember, OddParticle created a Dilbrad Tumblr page where you can stay up to date on the adventures of the Giant Bomb staff.

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Assassin's Creed Origins has a difficulty setting for the first time in the series' history

Posted 10/04 18:02 in Gaming | 0comments

Assassin's Creed Origins has a difficulty setting for the first time in the series' history

“For us to be able to deliver this experience to a mainstream audience - a larger audience - we have a huge fanbase.We have a lot of people who play for different reasons,” explains game director Ashraf Ismail in an interview with Assassin's Central.

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Steve Jackson says a video game version of Munchkin, the RPG parody card game, 'would be awesome'

Posted 10/05 15:01 in Gaming | 0comments

Steve Jackson says a video game version of Munchkin, the RPG parody card game, 'would be awesome'

If you've ever gone deeper into board and card games than Monopoly and Uno, you've probably heard of Munchkin.But there's still one big place that Munchkin hasn't gone since it first arrived in 2001: your video game system of choice.

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War: “an expansive and beautifully made Lord of the Rings adventure playground”

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War: “an expansive and beautifully made Lord of the Rings adventure playground”

Seriously, so much orc murder.There are times you feel like a fantasy Jason Bourne, rolling around a table, trying to grab whatever comes to hand to help you beat a tricky opponent.

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Rare on Sea of Thieves’ pirate fantasies, Xbox One X, and the players who died (in-game), forever remembered in graffiti

Posted 10/06 12:08 in Gaming | 0comments

Rare on Sea of Thieves’ pirate fantasies, Xbox One X, and the players who died (in-game), forever remembered in graffiti

It’s the same thing with how often players want to encounter other ships, too.We also understand a lot more about what our players want in the future, so we’ve looked at our roadmap and made adjustments.

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The creator of Dust: An Elysian Tail is back with MGS parody Never Stop Sneakin' for Nintendo Switch

Posted 10/06 19:09 in Gaming | 0comments

The creator of Dust: An Elysian Tail is back with MGS parody Never Stop Sneakin' for Nintendo Switch

That's the setup for Never Stop Sneakin', an action/stealth game from Dean Dodrill that lampoons and parodies games like the Metal Gear Solid series.Dodrill was also the creator of the excellent Dust: An Elysian Tail, so it's safe to assume a good amount of action.

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Psychonauts 2 dev team releases video of the game's first playable area, and it looks fantabulous

Posted 10/07 04:33 in Gaming | 0comments

Psychonauts 2 dev team releases video of the game's first playable area, and it looks fantabulous

Last October, Psychonauts 2 director Tim Schafer and project lead Zak McClendon showed off the game's first prototype gameplay.If you're not familiar, Psychonauts exists on two planes: the real world and the mental world.

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The Community Spotlight - 10/07/2017

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The Community Spotlight - 10/07/2017

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, and once again honored to be your host this week.Not since #IBIB have I felt this proud of the Giant Bomb staff for sticking through a tumultuous scenario.

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Destiny 2, one month on: What’s working, what isn’t, and how do we feel about the MIDA Multi-Tool?

Posted 10/10 17:38 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny 2, one month on: What’s working, what isn’t, and how do we feel about the MIDA Multi-Tool?

How exciting is Destiny 2 to play now that we’ve finished the campaign and are waist-deep in the high-level endgame?But suffice to say, Destiny 2 is packed.

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Why does Assassin's Creed Origins have a difficulty setting? Watch this interview with director Ashraf Ismail

Posted 10/11 00:11 in Gaming | 0comments

Why does Assassin's Creed Origins have a difficulty setting? Watch this interview with director Ashraf Ismail

But don't take our word for it - watch this interview with game director Ashraf Ismail about how difficulty impacts all sorts of decisions both from a player and developer perspective from Assassin's Central.If you're the opposite, if you really want that very difficult challenge, you can set the game to a harder setting.

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The Evil Within 2 review: 'It'll make the hairs on your neck prickle right up'

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The Evil Within 2 review: 'It'll make the hairs on your neck prickle right up'

The Evil Within 2 doesn't take the rich, psychologically disturbing premise and gorgeously grungy aesthetic of the first game to their full potential; if anything, it regresses in a few unfortunate ways.In fact, the graphics make an odd departure from the first game across the board.

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11 great games you've probably missed in 2017 and can play for under $20/£20

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11 great games you've probably missed in 2017 and can play for under $20/£20

But, thankfully, there’s another way to get a load of new games without totally breaking the bank.So with that in mind, here are 10 fantastic games that have probably slipped under your radar and can be snapped up for under $20/£20.

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The making of Titanfall 2: How building blocks, buddy robots, and Half-Life led to one of the freshest FPS in years

Posted 10/13 18:36 in Gaming | 0comments

The making of Titanfall 2: How building blocks, buddy robots, and Half-Life led to one of the freshest FPS in years

Those first months of Titanfall 2’s development had few boundaries other than the object to use general Titanfall mechanics and its engine in interesting ways.“Some people did things with titans; some people did things with pilot mobility and wall-running; some people did things with puzzles,” says Fukuda.

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Sensible Soccer mastermind wants his new football game to be ‘Rocket League with boots’

Posted 10/14 10:30 in Gaming | 0comments

Sensible Soccer mastermind wants his new football game to be ‘Rocket League with boots’

We would happily be thought of as “Rocket League with boots".In many respects they are also retro to the time when TV realism became cool and neither has brought anything substantially new to the table for a long time… We are a straight Arcade style football game and that is where our competition lies.

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The Community Spotlight - 10/14/2017

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The Community Spotlight - 10/14/2017

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am once again honored to be your host this week!Inspired by The Exquisite Corps series, smiteofhand tried to create the Giant Bomb staff in XCOM 2.

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South Park: The Fractured But Whole Review: 'As fun to play as it is to laugh along with'

Posted 10/16 13:04 in Gaming | 0comments

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Review: 'As fun to play as it is to laugh along with'

Way back in 1998, Acclaim Entertainment published the first South Park video game for Nintendo 64.In the ensuing years, multiple companies would attempt to produce their own version of an interactive South Park experience, to varying degrees of success.

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Shin Megami Tensei becomes a side-scrolling Metroidvania in this free spin-off game

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Shin Megami Tensei becomes a side-scrolling Metroidvania in this free spin-off game

Just can't wait to get your hands on Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux, the 3DS remake coming in 2018?Maybe this free game can help tide you over: say hello to Shin Megami Tensei Synchronicity Prologue (still a less confusing name than any non-numbered Kingdom Hearts game, btw).

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Gran Turismo Sport review: 'The racer that expects you to be as classy as it is'

Posted 10/17 09:10 in Gaming | 0comments

Gran Turismo Sport review: 'The racer that expects you to be as classy as it is'

If it could put penalty points on your real life driving license for infringements in its online mode, it totally would.For that, you need to enter into championships in the Sport mode.

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Visceral Games, the studio behind Dead Space and an upcoming Star Wars game, has been closed by EA

Posted 10/17 21:40 in Gaming | 0comments

Visceral Games, the studio behind Dead Space and an upcoming Star Wars game, has been closed by EA

The studio, which began as EA Redwood Shores in 1998 and changed its named in 2009, was responsible for games like the Dead Space series, Dante's Inferno, and Battlefield: Hardline.Perhaps most notably, it was also working on a new Star Wars project led by former Legacy of Kain and Uncharted series director Amy Hennig.

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Steam Halloween, Autumn, and Winter sale dates leaked (and don't miss this $1 Steam Link deal)

Posted 10/20 18:23 in Gaming | 0comments

Steam Halloween, Autumn, and Winter sale dates leaked (and don't miss this $1 Steam Link deal)

Mark your calendars and prepare your wallets - the dates for the next three Steam sales have been revealed.We've listed them below: The sales are scheduled to start at 10am Pacific / 6pm in the UK and end at the same time on their day of closing.

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