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EA Play on Game Pass for PC delayed into 2021

More details expected “early next year”. Microsoft has announced EA Play will no longer be joining Game Pass for PC this month, as was originally planned, with the two services now expected to join hands some time in 2021. In a short statement released through its Xbox Wire news service, Microsoft wrote, “When we originally […]

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Here’s everything announced during Nintendo’s latest Indie World showcase

Spelunky 1&2! Among Us! Grindstone! More! Nintendo has wrapped up another of its Indie World showcases, firing out news of a fresh batch of titles – including a number of very welcome surprises – heading to Switch in the coming months. And for those of you whose attention was elsewhere, or who accidentally had a […]

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Airborne Kingdom review – sunny skybound city-building that needs a touch more gravity

A lovely, mildly experimental city sim with some sinister undertones it never tries to explore. The Airborne Kingdom roams the skies, a vast, rattling amoeba of propellers and minarets, hissing forges and thundering gears. It has to keep moving because it has to keep eating. As it coasts between clouds, painted planes slide from curving […]

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Samorost and Botanicula developer unveils “psychedelic horror” adventure Happy Game

Amanita Design – the acclaimed developer behind such treats as Samorost, Machinarium, and this year’s wonderfully gloomy puzzler Creaks – has unveiled its latest project for Switch and PC, psychedelic horror adventure Happy Game. Happy Game is the brainchild of artist, animator, and designer Jaromír Plachý – previously responsible for Amanita’s whimsical garden adventure Botanicula […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone get 21GB patch as Black Ops Cold War integration begins

The integration of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War into Warzone has begun with a 21GB patch out this morning. The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare patch brings Infinity Ward’s shooter up to version 1.30. It kicks off the new Season One that is unified across Black Ops, Warzone and Modern Warfare. There’s a […]

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Cyberpunk 2077: how bad is last-gen performance – and what will it take to fix it?

It’s an extraordinary state of affairs. CD Projekt Red has publicly admitted that the last-gen console versions of Cyberpunk 2077 have profound issues, that the scale of the technical issues facing the old machines was under-estimated, and that the game was released anyway. In both a public statement and an emergency investor call, the firm […]