It sounds like Ubisoft is trying to do a Call of Duty: Warzone with Far Cry

Ubisoft is working on not one, but two new Far Cry games. The first is the somewhat predictable Far Cry 7, but the second is intriguing, a standalone multiplayer spin on the traditionally solo (and recently co-op) shooter. Kotaku claims Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot mentioned both these prospective games in an internal company meeting.  With Ubisoft positively churning out the Far Cry games over the years and Far Cry 6 releasing back at the end of 2021, you may have been expecting a new game to be right around the…

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Even the star of Fire Emblem Engage can’t get a copy of the Nintendo RPG

It doesn’t matter if you work on a hit Nintendo RPG, that won’t get you special treatment. One of Fire Emblem Engage’s lead voice actors could not get his hands on a collector’s edition of the game despite having pre-ordered.  Brandon McInnis, who voices the male version of the Fire Emblem Engage’s protagonist, was disappointed to learn that GameStop was unable to fulfill his preorder of the game’s Divine Edition.  “GameStop just called to let me know that my preorder of the Divine Edition… sadly won’t be fulfilled because corporate…

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The Dead Space remake has an amazing feature I won’t be using

If there’s one thing you can be sure of, it’s that the Dead Space remake will be full of blood, guts, and gore, much like the original game. But luckily, Electronic Arts has added an extra feature that’ll help the faint of heart make their way to Isaac’s researcher girlfriend, Nicole, without losing eight of their nine lives. Before you even step foot into the USG Ishimura, you are met with a content warning that reads, “Dead Space contains graphic violence, including explicit depictions of dismemberment, impalement, blood, gore, vomit,…

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Monster Hunter has competition because this RPG has something it doesn’t

After years of dominating the narrow genre of RPGs where you go and kill big creatures, Monster Hunter finally has some serious competition. Omega Force’s Wild Hearts has all the large weapons and giant critters you would expect, but it has something else going for it: buildable tools.  Set to drop February 17 for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S; it won’t be long before we can get our hands on the title ourselves. Developed by the folks behind Dynasty Warriors, it’s clear that Wild Hearts places a strong emphasis…

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Remastering three classics from Apogee Software for a new age

Very much under the radar, Emberheart’s excellent remasters of classic Apogee side-scrollers are one hell of a treat. These are respectful recreations of iconic shareware games Crystal Caves, Secret Agent and Monster Bash from the company that preserve the feel of the slightly archaic platformers while enhancing them all considerably with quality-of-life features. upgraded visuals and even brand-new levels for experts to enjoy. Each title has also shipped with an easy-to-use level editor and full Steam Workshop support, so the old-school fun never has to end. It’s a testament to…

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Wordle today – hints, clues and answer for game #587, Friday, January 27

Wordle today offers a nice challenge that fits neatly between too easy and too hard – although you might find it leaning towards the latter if you don’t choose the best Wordle start word.  In fact, there are a couple of complicating factors to today’s game, so if you don’t play carefully you could risk losing your streak. But I can help make sure that doesn’t happen. I’m a Wordle addict who’s been playing since December 2021, so I can definitely help you solve Wordle today and improve your game…

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Razer Edge gaming handheld finally launches in both 5G and WiFi flavors

Razer has launched its Steam Deck competitor handheld device, the Razer Edge, in two versions: the WiFi model and the 5G model. The Edge is an Android-based gaming handheld and, according to Razer, the “world’s first dedicated 5G handheld console.” The Razer Edge is powered by the Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 and features a 6.8-inch AMOLED display with 2,400 x 1,080 FHD+ resolution and a 144Hz refresh rate. It also comes bundled with the Razer Kishi V2 Pro, which includes Razer’s ‘HyperSense’ haptic feedback and a 3.5mm audio port. It’s…

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We now know why the DualSense Edge’s battery life is so poor

If you’re wondering why your DualSense Edge battery’s not lasting as long as you’d like, it turns out there’s a very straightforward reason for it. A teardown of the DualSense Edge controller, done by verified Twitter user Budd’s Controllers, shows that the battery in Sony’s premium pad is considerably smaller than that of the standard DualSense. But it’s not just the size that’s smaller here, as the premium PS5 controller’s battery capacity is also significantly less than that of the regular DualSense. The Edge has a battery capacity of just…

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GoldenEye 007 comes to Nintendo Switch with game-changing new mode

Beloved Nintendo 64 shooter GoldenEye 007 is making an imminent return. The classic secret-agent-simulator will be available for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members starting January 27. The influential title set the bar for multiplayer shooters and helped define a generation of FPS experiences. However, developer Rare has enriched the old warhorse with some quality-of-life improvements, including smoother frame rates and higher-resolution graphics. Though also available on Xbox, the Nintendo Switch version includes an exclusive online multiplayer mode – a welcome addition to the GoldenEye experience.   In order…

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PlayStation Plus may start adding a brilliant feature to its games

Sony has revealed that it can add a whole new lease of life to old games, by retroactively adding achievements to games on PlayStation Plus. The PSP classic Super Stardust Portable has had trophies added to it on the subscription service, and hopefully, this signals the start of a reward revolution.  While intergalactic warfare game Super Stardust didn’t initially have trophies, Sony has said that doesn’t have to remain the case when a retro game is made available on PS5. In a PlayStation Plus dev blog, Sony said, “some original…

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