Month: July 2021

Microsoft’s longest running franchise made its big return last summer when it established itself as a tech juggernaut on PC. It was so jaw-dropping it wasn’t clear if it could even make a safe landing on console. Thankfully, while it’s missing on Xbox One, Microsoft Flight Simulator has finally dropped the landing gear and navigated
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It’s time for Weekend Reading 71Δ here at Stately Beat Manor! In a shocking twist of fate, we’re going to be spending our weekend shut up inside, lost in a good book. As always, The Beat team hopes that you’ll share your reading plans with us, as well! Give us a shout, either in the comment
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When it launches, Battlefield 2042 will support the exciting Battlefield Portal mode – where players can build and put together their own Battlefield experiences, even being able to create their own eSport settings and environments. However, the bad news is that Battlefield 2042 will apparently not launch with any sort of ranked or eSport mode. In
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The recently-launched Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Sigrblot Festival came with its own set of issues, at least one of which has been resolved with a hotfix. Players reported missing foreign supplies in quest “War Effort.” According to Ubisoft, this is now resolved. You’ll need to restart your game to activate the hotfix. The following issues are still
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Blizzard’s recently publicized sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit filed by the state of California is just the latest in a long string of controversies. Between massive layoffs, numerous reports on its toxic workplace, and highly anticipated launches reportedly sabotaged by mismanagement, the last few years have dramatically altered the perception of what used to be
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Following the news that Activision Blizzard has been sued by the state of California over workplace misconduct, hundreds of Ubisoft employees penned an open letter in support of Activision Blizzard staff walkout, and criticized their own company’s handling of similar allegations. For the past entire year, Ubisoft has been battling allegations of workplace misconduct, sexism,
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Insomniac Games’ Director of Core Technology, Mike Fitzgerald, has revealed that the studio has internally tested some Gen4 SSDs that meet Sony’s recommended specifications, and the results produced by them are “almost indistinguishable” from the PlayStation 5’s internal SSD. Insomniac has been testing the drives with the recently-released Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, and according
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In 2006, Night Fisher by R. Kikuo Johnson was initially released to great acclaim, garnering a Harvey Award for Best New Talent and taking home the Russ Manning Newcomer Award at the 2006 Eisners. Now, the graphic novel’s fifteenth anniversary is being commemorated with a hardcover release from Fantagraphics, and The Beat is pleased to exclusively
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What are the most important moments in your life? Lost At Sea is a game about life and death, about coming to terms with your past and about family. Set on a beautiful island, this game will force you to look past your fears and take stock of your life through imaginative puzzles and a
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