Capcom has quietly made a grand comeback and it’s huge

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With Devil May Cry 5 and Resident Evil 2 Remake, the publisher has already put out two GOTY contenders in 2019. At the start of the last console generation, a trend emerged of Japanese publishers getting Western developers to make new entries based on their biggest properties. It wasn’t just Capcom that did this—Konami tried [….]

DEVIL MAY CRY 5 REVIEW: “A WILD, EXCITING, EPIC RIDE FROM START TO FINISH”

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The best parts of Devil May Cry 5 aren’t when I’m being most challenged, they’re actually when I can cut through that challenge, when I’m in full flow pushing buttons without having to think about it, mentally flicking through a menu of outlandish moves to weave my own varied combos. Of course, make no mistake, the game [….]

“It is just impossible”: Devs explain why big online games always seem to break at launch

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Developers from EA, Massive, and more explain why and how things go wrong Between the fragmented launch of Anthem, the surprise launch of Apex Legends, and the upcoming launch of The Division 2, early 2019 is stacked with big online games. As BioWare’s latest, and countless games before it have demonstrated, multiplayer games of this scope rarely launch [….]

12 essential Crackdown 3 tips to know before you play

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Get chummy with Crews as we dive into the latest Xbox One exclusive with these handy Crackdown 3 tips After a long development cycle tortured by delays, Crackdown 3 has arrived, and with it a blast from the sandbox past. It’s very much more of the same chaos, just with the stakes raised way higher. As well [….]

Metro Exodus review: “Not only the best Metro games, but it’s one of the best shooters in years”

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Metro Exodus is not a gigantic, seamless open-world game. It’s a focused, segmented first-person shooter that gets increasingly linear as you progress. It’s much more open than previous Metro games and it does have some chunky environments for you to explore, but it is not the same kind of sandbox survival experience as, say, Fallout [….]

The Division 2 beta is going to have some problems, Ubisoft warns

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Division 2 beta crashing is expected, but can be (at least partly) avoided The Division 2 beta starts today and runs through Sunday, February 10, and considering that it is a beta, you can bet there are going to be some technical hitches to work out. In fact, you can bet with total certainty, because Ubisoft recently outlined a [….]

Anthem roadmap: Cataclysms, post-launch support, new endgame activities, and more

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Act one of Anthem’s post-launch supports starts in March With BioWare’s Anthem game being a looter shooter, its endgame content has been a point of much discussion ever since it was revealed, especially after its recent demos. To clarify what sort of endgame content and post-launch additions players can expect, EA released Anthem’s first proper content roadmap earlier today.  [….]

Anthem’s Casey Hudson confirms a Fort Tarsis sprint button will be “back in the main game” on launch day

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Exploring Fort Tarsis won’t be quite as slow when the full game launches Of all the grievances expressed by those who played the demo for the Anthem game over the weekend, the most surprising one relates to the main character’s movement speed while exploring Tarsis, Anthem’s story-focused, single player HQ experienced entirely from a first-person perspective.  [….]

Death Stranding gameplay stuns Metal Gear Solid movie director: “How does this miracle exist?”

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Metal Gear Solid movie director previews Death Stranding, calls it “next-level immaculate” Norman Reedus has already offered his thoughts on Hideo Kojima’s upcoming PS4 epic Death Stranding, of which he is the central star, but The Walking Dead Season 9 actor isn’t the only one building up the hype for the auteur’s first game since Metal Gear Solid 5.  Jordan [….]