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Assassin’s Creed star’s new indie studio gets major EA funding

Silver Rain Games talks building a diverse team, and learnings from Ubisoft. Silver Rain Games, the new developer co-founded by BAFTA-nominated Assassin’s Creed star Abubakar Salim, will become the next team working under the EA Originals label. It means the studios’ debut project will be funded by EA and be shown on the same stage […]

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Mario Maker 2 and Paper Mario: The Origami King are 35% off at the Nintendo eShop

Mario Day may have been and gone but the party hasn’t stopped at the Nintendo eShop where two of the mascot’s top Switch games are now reduced by 35 per cent. Both Super Mario Maker 2 and Paper Mario: The Origami King are now £32.49. It’s around the biggest discount we usually see for first-party […]

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The wonderful Loop Hero hits 500,000 sold in a week

Wonderful role-playing game Loop Hero has hit half a million copies sold. That’s in just the first week of going on sale on Steam. Loop Hero has an average user playtime of 12 hours. Its brilliant soundtrack is the fastest-selling in publisher Devolver Digital’s history. “Thank you all for your support and excitement for Loop […]

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Phil Spencer says future Bethesda games will be exclusive to “platforms where Game Pass exists”

“Creative capability…is going to be the best it’s ever been for Xbox”. It’s the question everyone’s been eager to have answered since news broke that Microsoft was acquiring Bethesda and parent company Zenimax Media last year, and now Xbox head Phil Spencer has clarified Microsoft’s stance on exclusivity for future Bethesda games. Speaking as part […]

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The Outer Worlds’ Murder on Eridanos DLC arrives next week

On PlayStation, Xbox, and PC. Obsidian has confirmed that Murder on Eridanos, sci-fi adventure The Outer Worlds’ second expansion, will be making its way to PC, Xbox, and PlayStation next Wednesday, 17th March. Murder on Eridanos, which follows on from last year’s Peril on Gorgon expansion, sets players the task of uncovering renowned actress Halcyon […]

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Pacer review – enjoyable WipEout revival that can’t quite distinguish itself

Fast, slick but with a few too many flaws, Pacer is nevertheless a fine futuristic racer. I was recently idly wondering whether we’d ever see another true WipEout again when I decided to download the Omega Collection via backwards compatibility on PlayStation 5. This loving compilation of Studio Liverpool’s last three entries in one of […]

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Pokémon Go now shows possible contents of its loot box-style eggs

Pokémon Go’s loot box-style eggs can now show a list of their possible contents – a first for the nearly five-year-old game. The feature is now being tested with a selection of users before being rolled out more widely, developer Niantic announced last night. Clicking on an egg will now show a table of possible […]