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Jacob Chambers

Old-school gamer with a cheeky tongue that gets me in trouble. When I'm not playing games, I'm writing about them, preferably in the vicinity of a fridge! Oh, and if you're a Justin Bieber fan, I'm afraid we can't be friends!

The Skyrim mod transforms a mace into Mace

It’s fair to say that physical fighting is a key component of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, a beloved but dated fantasy role-playing game from Bethesda. It never seems to get old to lash out violently at adversaries with a large sword, axe, or warhammer, tossing them around with your weapon of death like armour-plated sausages frying in a skillet. ...

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Ray tracing will be added to Halo Infinite with season 3 in 2023

When season 3 of the futuristic open-world shooter Halo Infinite from 343 Industries launches in 2019, players will be able to see ray traced graphics. The addition was revealed during AMD’s recent livestream, with the horrifyingly named title AMD Presents:together we advance gaming, where the company unveiled its newest Radeon RX graphics cards. On March 7th, 2023, Halo Infinite Season ...

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Producer of Final Fantasy 16 claims Character diversity was constrained by the medieval European context

The medieval Europe setting of Final Fantasy 16 imposed limitations on the variety of characters who could be “realistically” featured in the RPG, according to the game’s producer Naoki Yoshida. In an interview with IGN, Yoshida discussed the “tough topic” of character diversity and admitted that his words might be “disappointing” to some readers. Yoshida was asked if players may ...

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Five more Ratchet & Clank titles have been added to PlayStation Plus Premium this month

Five additional Ratchet & Clank titles will be made available to PlayStation Plus Premium subscribers later this month, according to Insomniac Games. The information was released in a blog post on the PlayStation website in time for the game’s 20th anniversary today.   Ratchet & Clank, Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando, Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal, Ratchet & Clank: ...

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Syphon Filter 3, a remake of a popular PS1 title, may be coming to the service as a premium game

Syphon Filter 3, a legendary PS1 shooter that was recently given a new age rating in Korea, may soon be available on PS Plus Premium. It’s another older game that looks ready to be included into the service, joining others like Ridge Racer 2, Resistance Retribution, Dino Crisis, and SoulCalibur: Broken Destiny. Now that Syphon Filter 3 has been certified ...

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An interactive “NFT collectible art experience” has been unveiled by Square Enix

An interactive “NFT collectible art experience” has been unveiled by Square Enix. Symbiogenesis is the firm’s “first digital collectible art project developed from the ground up for Web3 aficionados,” as the company puts it. Symbiogenesis takes place in its own universe, where “a large cast of characters symbiosis, all of which can be collected as digital art,” as described by ...

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Kill Every Last Person! Apart from the PS4, the standalone downloadable content Clone Carnage is now free to play

Kill Every Last Person! The multiplayer spinoff Clone Carnage is now available for free on Xbox One and PC, as well as pretty much everywhere else except for the PlayStation 4, where it is oddly priced at $0.02 / £0.20 / €0.25. That’s a significant discount from the original release date of May 31 price of $12.99/€12.99/£9.99, but it’s also ...

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A Plague Tale: Requiem, the Rat-Infested Sequel, Has Exceeded 1 Million Players in Just One Week

Perhaps 30 frames per second isn’t insurmountable. After A Plague Tale: Requiem’s debut last week, the publisher Focus Entertainment said that the rat-filled adventure had amassed more than one million players in the days afterwards, and they published a trailer full with acclaim to drum up excitement. The residents of Push Square probably aren’t too surprised by this, because they ...

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A bang-average title isn’t really going to cut it anymore with The Callisto Protocol and Dead Space looming on the horizon with the horror genre seeing an unexpected but welcome rebirth. The Chant is regrettably just that. It’s a passable game, but it will vanish just as quickly as it appeared. In this third-person game, the protagonist Jess has chosen ...

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