Gravity defying stunts in vehicles, tracks that look inspired by Hot Wheels tracks with loops and vertical drops, Stuntfest - World Tour is headed to PC later this year and it looks gloriously over the top. The best part though, is that you can eject to fly and bounce around, in an 18-player multiplayer, well, stunt fest.
With rumours swirling around next-gen NVIDIA GeForce RTX (the 40 series) graphics cards set to debut sometime later this year, it's good to see that one of the most impressive bits of technology from the GeForce RTX era is continuing to grow. DLSS or Deep Learning Super Sampling is AI-driven hardware-based rendering that upscales with sometimes better than native image quality and a massive boost to performance.
Relic's highly anticipated next installment in its landmark RTS series, Company of Heroes 3, has been given a release date. And it's on track for a November 17, 2022 release. And with that pre-orders are now live on Steam, and a special playable Mission Alpha that you can play now until July 19.
Gaming laptops have been impressive in terms of performance and overall quality for a number of years now, though that hasn't slowed down the arrival of new bits and pieces that makes up the insides of these portable gaming powerhouses. Case in point the new for 2022 ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 15 has a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU inside, plus many more top of the line components.
Diablo 3 Patch 2.7.4 is about hit the PTR and with that will pave the way for Season 27 which will follow in the coming weeks. And Season 27 is set to introduce a new type of item to the game, called Angelic Crucibles. These will allow you to Sanctify any equippable Legendary item, giving it perfect Ancient-level stats in addition to a powerful class-specific power.
And it's currently the top trending mod over at Nexus Mods for Skyrim. Skyrim Together Reborn is a multiplayer co-op mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition (latest patch only) supporting 2-8 players. And with that you and friends will be able to team up to tackle dungeons and quests and fire off synchronised spells.
Which makes it 1/4 scale of the now iconic Resident Evil Village villain Lady Dimitrescu weighing in at 6kg. And we're talking about a highly detailed three foot tall statue too, with "hyper-detailed skin texture", "synthetic pre-styled hair" "removeable hat" and custom dress. All of that for a hefty fee of $1,499.00 USD.
According to the announcement, Proletariat (Spellbreak, Asheron’s Call, Lord of the Rings Online) has been working with the World of Warcraft development team since May, and will see its reported 100-person team fully integrated into Blizzard over the coming months. With World of Warcraft: Dragonflight coming this year, it's assumed that this massive acquisition is no doubt helping the next major expansion make it out on time.
Released in 1995 for the Super Nintendo, Square's Chrono Trigger quickly became one of the most talked about and beloved RPGs for the console. Sea of Stars from Sabotage Studio, creators of the excellent The Messenger, takes its cues from the 16-bit turn-based RPG era, with music by Chrono Trigger's legendary composer Yasunori Mitsuda.
Following up its recent hit The Quarry, developer Supermassive Games is prepping the latest entry in the The Dark Pictures Anthology series for Bandai Namco called The Devil in Me. As per a new story trailer it takes place in a murder castle.
ReedPop (PAX, Star Wars Celebration, and New York Comic Con) is partnering with the ESA to bring E3 2023 to the Los Angeles Convention Center in the second week of June 2023. And with the event set to be for "publishers, developers, journalists, content creators, manufacturers, buyers, and licensors" it's sounding very much like the E3 of old.
As the headline suggests, Rockstar is now beginning to redirect more internal efforts towards its forthcoming Grand Theft Auto 6, an entry poised to destroy all other releases around it when it finally drops. And honestly, one we can't wait to see where the studio(s) takes us next, in particular with all the tech learnings from the still jaw-dropping Red Dead Redemption 2, as well as what new hardware opportunities will afford the team to deliver what we know will be a seminal, sprawling open-world experience.
Even though it was announced and showcased in some form several years ago, the resurfaced Skull & Bones from Ubisoft is skipping the last generation of consoles as a PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC only joint. Albeit one with cross-play and cross-progression support when it anchors into port on November 8, 2022.
With RoboCop: Rogue City also featuring original actor Peter Weller reprising his role as the iconic "part man, part machine, all cop". In fact, a lot about this gameplay trailer looks very much like it was inspired primarily by the classic, and very violent, 1987 film. Played from a first-person perspective you take on the role of... Robocop.
You could be forgiven for not remembering that a few years ago Ubisoft wowed the media and the larger gaming community with a pirate-focused multiplayer game called Skull and Bones that was full of promise. It sort of went quiet though, with some wondering if we'd ever see it again. Thankfully the answer is yes, and it's in even better shape than when we last left it.
We already told you about the GOAT Michael Jordan taking cover honours as this year's legend for two specific covers of the annual NBA 2K series, and today we can reveal the Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker as the cover athlete for the game proper.
Ahead of its launch later this month we go hands-on with Xenoblade Chronicles 3, and deliver some ‘new to the franchise’ impressions of the RPG favourite. Where it nails the soap-opera like elements of classic JRPG stories in addition to creating a world that is as awe-inspiring as it is mysterious and strange.