Month: February 2021

While we all patiently await news about Dino Crisis, here’s another dinosaur game that you can enjoy in the meantime: open-world survival adventure Dinos Reborn. In development at indie studio HardCodeWay, Dinos Reborn transports players to a pre-historic sci-fi world where they have to “navigate between being predator and prey.” In a press release, the developer
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Housemarque’s Returnal is one of the most anticipated PlayStation 5 exclusives, but terms “rogue-like” and “rogue-lite” tend to put many players off. However, the studio believes that Returnal‘s rogue-like elements make gameplay interesting and refreshing, and doesn’t think that they will intimidate players or throw them off despite a single difficulty setting. During an interview
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By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 28 February 2021 16:42 GMT Respawn’s free-to-play battle royale title Apex Legends has hit a new concurrent user record on Steam, proving it’s still a very popular title. Apex Legends was released on Valve’s storefront back on November 5, 2020, and since then it’s been a pretty popular and enduring PvP game.
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Not long after Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan said that he is “feeling pretty good” about Horizon Forbidden West‘s development plans, rumors started swirling that the game may be pushed to 2022. Russian insider Anton Logvinov, who is most known for accurately leaking Horizon Zero Dawn‘s PC version first, responded to a tweet about video
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We do not have substantial news on Elden Ring, but two prominent journalists in the know about the RPG game believe we should hear something soon. The first is VentureBeat’s Jeff Grubb, who’s been adamant that From Software and George R. R. Martin’s upcoming game is due for some form of showcase since December 2020. Back
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Summary The Vintage & World’s Fair Bundle comes to Planet Coaster: Console Edition! Build historic coaster parks with the Vintage Pack Celebrate global culture with the World’s Fair Pack Since launching in November 2020 across the Xbox One family of consoles, we’ve been absolutely blown away by your incredible creations, and everyone here at Frontier
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During the Pokémon Presents broadcast this week, The Pokémon Company announced remakes of the Nintendo DS games, Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. While Game Freak normally handles games like this, right now, it’s busy with the open-world prequel Pokémon Legends: Arceus, which is due out next year. This leaves the release of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and
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‘What would you do today, if you knew the consequence of every action?’. It’s a cracking question, and one that we’ve fallen in love with relatively recently across movies, TV and games. There’s Groundhog Day, Happy Death Day and Edge of Tomorrow, as well as the actions of Dr Strange in the Avengers movies. TV
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Last week, Sony Interactive Entertainment president Jim Ryan confirmed that more of their first-party exclusives would be coming to PC. In the past couple of days, Sony have confirmed that they are restructuring Sony Japan Studio, with many developers leaving while others are absorbed into other teams. So, maybe Sony don’t realise that Japan Studio’s
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Hu Tao is the spooky 77th director of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor, presiding over all manner of funeral services in Liyue, and she’s coming to Genshin Impact soon. Hu Tao is a polearm wielder and pyro element, so she’ll likely take over a spot in your crew that’s currently being filled by Diluc or Xiangling. Of
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It’s Saturday once again, and that must mean it’s time for Weekend Reading 49! As usual, we’re holing up in Stately Beat Manor to spend the weekend lost in a good book. What will you be reading this week? Let The Beat know in the comment section or on social media @comicsbeat! Weekend Reading 49:
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Playstack and Cold Symmetry have announced an enhanced edition of Mortal Shell for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Released last August, the action role-playing game will support 4K resolution and 60 frames-per-second on the current-gen consoles. On the PlayStation 5, Mortal Shell will take full advantage of the DualSense‘s features. “From the whispering
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Final Fantasy VII Remake director Tetsuya Nomura has revealed that part one’s co-director, Naoki Hamaguchi, will take over part two’s development. While Hamaguchi will serve as the sole director on the upcoming installment, Nomura will settle for the role of creative director. This change comes amid Nomura getting involved in a number of projects. However, he has
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After a bit of an issue, Re-Logic’s Terraria is back in development for Google Stadia. Earlier this month it was revealed that Terraria for Stadia has been canceled due to Google having disabled the studio head’s Google account without warning, and being unable to address the problem. Basically what happened was that for some reason,
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PQube, Dual Effect, and Abstract Digital Works have announced that their upcoming survival horror game, Tormented Souls, will release on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, and PC sometime later this year. In a press release announcing the new platforms, the companies didn’t provide any update on the previously-announced PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions.
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Welcome to The Beat’s crowdfunding round-up: a collection of some of our favorite campaigns from the week including one-shots, on-goings, anthologies and everything in-between. This week, we’re checking out sever debut series, including the boy-and-dinosaur story of Nil, the dark fantasy world of The Nekros, and more. Let’s get started! Planet Comics – issue #2!
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