Previews for this week’s issue of Famitsu have gone up, and they reveal a few extra units coming to SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays.
People can change Miriam’s appearance in Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night by having her hair cut or equipping certain accessories and items. Now, ArtPlay and 505 Games are wondering if people would want to pay for even more options. A Bloodstained Cosmetic DLC Poll has been shared via Twitter, asking for people’s opinions on possible add-ons.
Ubisoft have defended their decision to source some of Watch Dogs: Legion‘s soundtrack through spec work, saying it’s “completely voluntary” for fans to create music hoping Ubi might pick it and pay them for their work. Ubi announced this “opportunity” last week, saying they will put ten fan-made tracks into the game. I suppose it is voluntary, as much as any other work is voluntary. My main objection isn’t even that Ubisoft are seeking spec work for their big-budget game, it’s that they’re using spec work as marketing to build brand engagement. They’re encouraging exploitative labour practices with a goal not much different to a competition offering Watch Dogs t-shirts as prizes for drawing cool hackers.
Slowly, more details on Netflix’s The Witcher television series have been emerging. Most recently, the streaming service offered a better look at Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, while also showing off Yennefer and Ciri for the first time. Now it’s another character’s time in the spotlight. And who’s more important than the White Wolf’s noble steed, Roach? Absolutely no one. Thankfully, the first image of Roach has hit the web.
Crytek released a short teaser video for a new game mode coming to the first person, monster-slaying shooter, Hunt: Showdown. When it leaves early access on PCs on August 20, 2019, Trinity will appear alongside version 1.0. Multiple three-player teams will head out to hunt monsters while surviving against other real-life players competing for the same targets. We’ll have to wait and see if this means it could launch with the mode when it makes its way to the PlayStation 4 later in 2019.
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AMD is now offering boot kits for users attempting to update 400-series motherboards for compatibility with Ryzen 3000 processors. Despite previously claiming at a pre-launch tech day that boot kits would not be offered direct via its support channels this time, the company is now reportedly going to do just that for Ryzen owners with nowhere left to turn but big red.
Building the perfect dynasty in Total War: Three Kingdoms is central to ensuring a prosperous China, but it’s not always easy to make sure the stars align in your favour. In a new update, however, Creative Assembly is making that perfect match a little simpler to engineer.
League of Legends players could soon be able to play the game directly from their mobile phone. Last week, Tencent, parent company of the game’s developer, Riot Games, announced a new mobile streaming app, allowing players to play PC games on their phones.
AMD’s next Radeon cards, the RX 5600 and potentially RX 5600 XT, look like they’re gearing up for an imminent launch as the Navi 14-based GPUs have been spotted in some recent CompuBench performance numbers. So far we’ve only had the RX 5700 XT and its weaker sibling popping up sporting the Navi 10 graphics silicon, but it doesn’t take Nostradamus to tell that AMD isn’t just going to stop there.
From what we know so far, it looks like Cyberpunk 2077 is going to be quite an experience. All those different character classes and multiple endings on offer will surely let you see lots of different sides to the dystopian world of Night City, and experience many of its stories. However, if you’re keen to dig even deeper, developer CD Projekt Red might have the answer – it’s releasing a book packed with Cyberpunk 2077 lore.
More details about Ubisoft’s new IP, Gods and Monsters, has been released, revealing that the game will feature a fully customisable protagonist, have resource and stamina management, and fast-paced aerial combat.