Digmon Omegamon Dynaction Figure Coming in January

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Bandai Collectables announced a Digimon Omegamon Dynaction figure is available to pre-order. It will cost $300 and will release sometime in January 2023. The figure will come with a cloth cape and several accessories. These will include the Grey Sword, Garuru Canon, two pairs of optional shoulders and optional eyes, and Tai (Taichi) and Matt (Yamato) figures. It will also come with a display stand.

The cloth cape can be adjusted and posed freely in any direction. The figure is also capable of dynamic movement, which means it can be posed in a variety of ways. The included Tai and Matt figures are available to place on the shoulders of the Omegamon figure. Additionally, the extra Grey Sword attachment allows for people to display the hand with or without the blade.

You can take a look at the Omegamon Dynaction figure below.

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Omegamon first appeared in the Digimon Adventure movie, where protagonists Tai and Matt fought against the villainous Diaboromon. Since its initial appearance, Bandai released several pieces of merchandise featuring the iconic Digimon. This includes the Ultimate Image Omegamon X-Antibody figure. Pre-orders for that figure ended in May 2020, with its release arriving a few months later in July 2020.

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Kazuma Hashimoto

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Soul Hackers 2 for PS5, PS4, Xbox, & PC Gets New Trailer Revealing Seiryu

2 days 8 hours ago

Today Atlus released another of its daily trailers of the upcoming JRPG Soul Hackers 2, focusing on one of the demons that will be featured in the game.

Today’s video showcases Seiryu, a demon that has been part of the series since basically forever and has also appeared in the recent Shin Megami Tensei V.

The trailer also includes the traditional daily horoscope, with Libra at the top of the luck ranking and Scorpio at the bottom.

You can check the video out below.

Soul Hackers 2 releases for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC (Steam and Windows Store) on August 26, just one day after the Japanese launch on August 25.

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Giuseppe Nelva

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Flare NieR: Automata 2B Figure Pre-Orders Open

2 days 8 hours ago

Flare NieR Automata 2B Figure

Square Enix opened pre-orders for a Flare NieR: Automata 2B figure. Two versions are available, which include a standard and DX version. The standard version will cost 17,380 yen (or roughly $128). The DX version will cost 25,800 yen (or approximately $191). Pre-orders can be placed through the Square Enix e-STORE. The figure will ship on December 24, 2022.

The figure is based on a prototype by sculptor Mitsumasa Yoshiwaza, also known as Reflect. The standard version of the 2B figure comes with a display stand and features the android holding her signature sword. The DX version will come with several accessories. This will include a second face plate, which features 2B without her blindfold. Additionally, the DX version will include a Pod 042 accessory, a removable skirt attachment, and two display stands.

You can take a look at the figure below.

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Square Enix will also release a Flare NieR: Automata A2 figure. Like the 2B figure, a standard and DX version will be available. The DX version comes with an additional weapon and additional accessories to allow for more poses.

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Kazuma Hashimoto

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Wuxia Martial Arts Game Looks Slick As Hell

2 days 8 hours ago

Today, a Chinese AAA studio announced that it would be adapting a famous wuxia novel series into a martial arts game. The demo trailer showed off stylish combat that heavily incorporates exaggerated aerial movements, which are a common hallmark of wuxia cinema but which I’ve rarely seen so gracefully replicated in…

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Sisi Jiang

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The Hottest Game Of The Summer Has A Cheating Problem

2 days 9 hours ago

It’s like clockwork: A game comes out with a robust competitive component…and is instantly inundated by players who rocket to the top via nefarious, unsanctioned means—cheaters, in other words. The latest victim is Neon White, a multi-genre speedrunning game developed by Angel Matrix and published by Annapurna…

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Ari Notis

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Hearthstone's Newest Expansion Is A Mystery With Murder At Castle Nathria

2 days 9 hours ago

Hearthstone is taking a trip to the Shadowlands for a fancy dinner party hosted by the definitely-not-nefarious Sire Denathrius. "Hosted" is appropriate in the past tense because someone has murdered the now-former leader of Revendreth and the Venthyr. Now there's a soiree full of suspects and locations to investigate to find out who did the dirty deed in Murder at Castle Nathria.

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John Carson

Overwatch Partners With Twitch for Support a Streamer

2 days 9 hours ago

That’s right, Overwatch is teaming up with Twitch during the second Overwatch 2 beta to bring you a reward for watching and gifting subs to Twitch streamers playing Overwatch 2. The reward will be the “Legendary Medic Brigitte” skin. The skin is will unlock for immediate use in Overwatch 1 and then carry over to Overwatch 2 when it releases.

To participate, you must gift three subs to any streamer after the start time of June 29, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. PDT. The subs can be any tier, but you must be sure to gift them after the above start time, doing it before won’t be counted. It seems that you will be able to mix and match who the three goes to, and it doesn’t have to all be one for streamer. You can find the full details and the list of streamers here.

These subs also cannot be given anonymously. Altruism is always nice, but if you’re doing this for a skin, you have to make yourself known.

There is a list of 124 streamers participating in this, so there is a high chance you’ll be able to watch your favorite(s). Notable streamers such as music legend T-Pain (yes, he streams) and Fextralife are taking part.

Overwatch 2 is set to release Oct. 4, 2022 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

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Cameron Waldrop

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Skyrim Mod Offers 16K Dragon Textures For the Inevitable 2050 Release

2 days 9 hours ago

Skyrim has already received countless editions and upgrades, but this new PC mod will seemingly future proof the game for a good few years. A 16K texture mod uploaded by Nexus Mods user xilamonstrr ensures that players can see every scale and scar on the game's dragons.

While this might seem excessive, the page offers a somewhat reasonable explanation as to why 16k might be a useful addition in a time when most games are still sticking with 1440p. Basically, the dragons in Skyrim are way bigger than any other enemy in the game, meaning their skins are stretched out much more than a normal enemy.

"I would recommend that you think of this as two 8K files next to each other", xilamonstrr said in the post. "With 16K, a dragon wing is 7380 x 4020 pixels, a head is 3320 x 2480 pixels, and the entire rear body and legs is only 6080 x 4580 pixels. If you are fighting a dragon up close and want to see it in 4K resolution, then you need the dragon to be in 16K."

The post also features a handful of screenshots (above) from the updated dragons that do look pretty good, so players with high end PCs may want to consider adding this mod to their collection if they're still roaming around Skyrim more than a decade after it was released.

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Ryan Dinsdale

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Metroid Prime 1 remaster reportedly launching for Switch at end of this year

2 days 9 hours ago

Whispers of a Metroid Prime remaster for Switch have been circulating for quite some time, but a new report has claimed Nintendo is finally almost ready to share the fruits of its labour, and will be releasing the long-rumoured game at the end of this year.

That's according to the persistently leaky Jeff Grubb, who shared the news on Giant Bomb's Game Mess Mornings show, saying he'd been told "pretty definitively" that an updated version of Metroid Prime 1 - what he referred to as Metroid Prime Remastered - was set to be one of Nintendo's "big holiday games" for 2022.

"In the past, this is something I'd heard was in the works," Grubb explained, "they have things happening with that game. Now I’ve been told that their plans are to release that game this holiday - I think almost certainly to line up with the 20th anniversary in November."

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Matt Wales

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All Steam Summer Sale Clues & Riddle Answers

2 days 9 hours ago

With the new Summer Sale comes a new fun little scavenger hunt that Steam is putting on so you can have some fun while getting deals. You’ll be following the humorous trail of fake games. Here’s all the answers to the Steam Summer Sale Clues & Riddles.

All Answers to the Summer Sale Clues & Riddles

As it is Summer Sale time, Steam is currently a little bit wonky so it’s possible you won’t be able to complete this all in one go, but we’ll have what answers we can currently get our hands on.

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Cameron Waldrop

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How To Get Medic Brigitte (Legendary) in Overwatch With Twitch

2 days 10 hours ago

Brigitte’s first five Legendary skins in Overwatch all focused on her character as more of a battle-hardened warrior and engineer. Her main focus isn’t always healing, but she has the ability to restore her teammate’s health. This Medic skin very clearly identifies her as a healer with the red and white logo that resembles the Caduceus. Here’s everything you need to know about how to get the Medic Brigitte (Legendary) skin in Overwatch with Twitch.

How To Get Medic Brigitte (Legendary) in Overwatch With Twitch

First off, this partnership between Overwatch and Twitch are teaming up to host Support a Streamer, an event that coincides with the Overwatch 2 beta. People who gift subscriptions to certain streamers on Twitch during a specified time period will unlock the Medic Brigitte Legendary skin.

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Persona 5 Royal: PlayStation 5, Xbox, and PC Versions Will Include all 45 DLC Packs

2 days 10 hours ago

Persona 5 Royal on PlayStation 5, Xbox, and PC will come with all 45 DLC packs at launch that have been released for the PS4 version. As reported by Persona Channel, players will have instant access to a ton of different costume packs and other, smaller pieces of DLC when the game is released again on October 21.

The costumes are mostly tied to other Persona games (or games from the Shin Megami series, from which Persona is a spin-off), with players able to don the clothes of previous protagonists and so on.

Some of the DLC is a little heftier though, such as the Royal Challenge Battle Extra Set, which provides some additional items and another which includes a fully-fledged additional Persona called Raoul. A full list of the DLC packs is available below.

Otherwise, players can dress up with costume packs including the Persona 4 Costume Set, the Royal Maid & Butler Costume Set, Dancing Star Night Featherman Costume, and more.

Persona 5 Royal - which is an expanded version of the normal Persona 5 that includes improved mechanics and extra story chapters - was announced for PS5, Xbox and PC earlier in June alongside previous games in the franchise.

While Persona 4 Golden was released for PC in 2020, it was previously only available on PlayStation Vita but will soon be available on PS4 and PC. Likewise, Persona 3 Portable is also seeing a relaunch following more than a decade of PSP exclusivity.

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Code: To Jin Yong Unreal Engine 5 Wuxia Game Announced by Tencent’s LightSpeed Studios

2 days 10 hours ago

Today Tencent and its development studio LightSpeed Studios announced its first game in Unreal Engine 5, Code: To Jin Yong.

The title is a wuxia-style martial arts action game based on the famous novels by acclaimed Chinese writer Jin Yong (hence the title).

The game promises to showcase the adventures of many of the heroes created by Jin Yong, including Yang Guo, Qiao Feng, Linghu Chong, and more.

Epic Games’ engine will provide the physics to portray spectacular martial art techniques, while photogrammetry technology has been used to design an immersive world that is described as “vast and grand.”

Apparently, the global release of the game is coming in the “near future” and it has been presented with a trailer that you can watch below.

We also get a video introducing LightSpeed Studios itself. If you’re unfamiliar with the name, it’s an international studio with development arms in China, United States, Singapore, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, and the United Arab Emirates.

Its most prominent past project is the mobile version of PUBG.

You can check out both videos below.

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Giuseppe Nelva

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The Hardest Brooklyn 99 Trivia Quiz You’ll Ever Take

2 days 11 hours ago

Brooklyn 99 is a workplace sitcom about the fictional police precinct the 99. Fans of the series may think they know everything about the show, but this quiz will be sure to put all of your knowledge to the test.

How well do you know Jake, Amy, Rosa, Captain Holt, Terry, Charles, and Gina? These characters have a lot more secrets than even you may remember.

This quiz may make you realize you need to go back and rewatch the series to see if you’ve spotted all the little details and references. If you ace this quiz you’ll be on your way to becoming Captain of the Brooklyn 99.

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Jesse Vitelli

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Melty Blood: Type Lumina Getting 4 Additional DLC Characters in 2022

2 days 11 hours ago

During round 2 of the Melty Blood: Type Lumina official tournament, developer Type-Moon announced that the game is going to get more DLC characters.

To be precise, four additional fighters are coming in 2022, two in the summer and two in the winter.

Their identity has not been revealed and their price has not been decided, which means they’ll possibly not be free like the previous DLC characters.

Each character will come with their own story and with a battle stage.

On top of the characters, the game will continue to receive free updates including expanded features, adjustments to balance, bug fixes, and more.

Considering that summer is already here, the wait to know the identity of the first DLC character shouldn’t be far away.

Melty Blood: Type Lumina is currently available for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam.

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Giuseppe Nelva

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An AI Was Trained To Play Minecraft With 70,000 Hours Of YouTube Videos

2 days 11 hours ago

OpenAI, the artificial intelligence research organization founded by Elon Musk, has trained an AI to play Minecraft almost as well as humans. It only took about 70,000 hours of binging YouTube videos.

A blog post detailing the feat reveals that researchers used a technique called "Video PreTraining (VPT)" to train a neural network on how to play Minecraft. This involved gathering 2,000 hours of sample dataset from actual humans playing Minecraft to include not just the raw video, but also exact keypresses and mouse movements.

From there, the researchers trained an inverse dynamics model (IDM) to predict the future action being taken at each step in the videos. Finally, the "trained" IDM was shown 70,000 hours of Minecraft YouTube videos. Afterwards, the model was able to copy the behaviors from the videos including chopping down trees to collect logs and turning the logs into an actual crafting table.

That's not all the AI model was capable of doing. It could also perform other complex activities such as swimming, hunting, and eating. The AI could even do "pillar jumping" which involves keeping yourself in the air by repeatedly jumping and placing a block underneath yourself.

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David Matthews

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The Sims 4: How to Do the 100 Baby Challenge

2 days 11 hours ago

Want to know how to do the 100 baby challenge in The Sims 4? This interesting objective isn’t for the faint at heart, as it requires a lot of hard work to complete. Here is everything you need to know.

The 100 Baby Challenge is exactly what it sounds like—a challenge that pushes you to have 100 babies in The Sims 4. Seriously. While many challenges in The Sims 4 community also tend to have some sort of story element attached to them, the 100 Baby Challenge is far more plain and simple.

There is no particular explanation you have to keep in your brain as to why your Sim is going to be spend the vast majority of their life being pregnant. It’s all just a part of the fun and it’s actually far more challenging than you might expect.

How to Do the 100 Baby Challenge in The Sims 4

To get started with the 100 Baby Challenge in The Sims 4 you will have to start with the soon-to-be mother. Create a female Young Adult Sim and move her into whatever lot you desire. The only rule to remember at this point is that no cheats can be used while attempting to complete this challenge. So if you want a massive nursery for all your little ones or lavish backyard to escape a house filled with babies crying, you’ll simply have to work for it. Feel free to start low and save your money as there are no restrictions on moving to different lots.

While you have the freedom to move about as you please, this challenge is packed with a variety of different requirements and restrictions that help make the 100 Baby Challenge even more difficult. Here are the general guidelines:

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Taylor Danielle

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The DioField Chronicle Livestream to Appear in July

2 days 11 hours ago

The DioField Chronicle Livestream

Square Enix announced a livestream going over new information about The DioField Chronicle will appear on July 2, 2022. It will begin at 8 p.m. JST/4 a.m. PT/7 a.m. ET/1 p.m. CET. It will be available via the Wasyagana TV YouTube channel. Along with the livestream covering the latest information about The DioField Chronicle, it will also feature a first look at its gameplay. [Thanks, Gamer!]

The channel mentioned that reposting the video or making clips is strictly prohibited. However, linking to the video will be completely fine. While viewers will be given a glimpse of The DioField Chronicle gameplay, there are no specifics regarding what kind of content will be shown. This means it is unknown if there will be a new trailer or breakdown of significant story characters.

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Kazuma Hashimoto

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Code: To Jin Yong Turns Martial Arts Literature Into An Unreal 5 Powered Open-World Action Game

2 days 11 hours ago

During its annual Spark 2022 conference, Tencent Games unveiled Code: To Jin Yong, a new open-world action title steeped in wuxia literature and created in Unreal Engine 5.

The upcoming game comes from LightSpeed Studio, a Chinese team most notable for developing Apex Legends Mobile and PUBG Mobile. Code: To Jin Yong is an adaptation of a series of wuxia (a genre of fantasy martial arts) novels by acclaimed author Jin Yong, whose works have been extremely popular in China since the 1950s. The game features heroes from Yong’s novels and leverages Unreal 5’s power, such as photogrammetry technology, to create dazzling martial arts combat and physics that fans of wuxia films should appreciate. Check out the gameplay demo below to see it in action. 

Code: To Jin Yong has no release date or confirmed platforms, but Tencent’s press release states it will be available globally “in the near future.” What do you think of this first look at the title? Let us know in the comments!

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Marcus Stewart

Neon White Struggles to Keep Up the Pace

2 days 12 hours ago

Neon White Switch

If not for Steve Blum's distinctive voice in the slick trailer for Neon White, I would have waited to see what other people thought of this flashy game that immediately made me think of Phantom Dust. But I let myself get suckered in. Blum is a siren for anime nerds like me. The moment his voice hits your eardrums, you're entranced. Which is why I am so disappointed that Neon White just isn't for someone like me.

This action game is a speed runner's dream. In fact, every single mission is presented as a string of bite-sized jobs. The better your time, the better your score and overall rank. Which is great, in theory. I get that these first jobs are all tutorials. However, the start/stop of running a level, then waiting for the next to load, pulled me out of the game. Especially when Neon White's load times took longer than the courses themselves. I thought maybe it was just me. Maybe the reason the game felt like slogging through quicksand was this genre wasn't for me. So I asked my spouse to run the tutorial section. He came back with the exact same response.

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Annette Polis

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Big Gotham Knights Announcement Coming Tomorrow

2 days 12 hours ago

Yes, it’s an announcement for an announcement, but we’re definitely on board for whatever this could be. Seeing as we already have the Oct. 25 release date for Gotham Knights, it definitely can’t be that.

There’s even truly not that much to break down out of the announcement. Below is the tweet from the official Gotham Knights twitter account. We have no idea what this could mean.

It’s just the simply “Tomorrow. 6AM PT.” that we have to go on. The video doesn’t give anything else either, those are just the symbols of Nightwing, Batgirl, Red Hood, and Robin. The only speculation could be that green heart emoji. If that is hinting at something, it could be a DLC character? Though, it could also be hinting at the reveal of the Joker, as we don’t know where he fits into the Gotham Knights story as of yet.

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Cameron Waldrop

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Murder At Castle Nathria Announced as New Hearthstone Expansion

2 days 12 hours ago

Earlier today a brand-new expansion was announced for the digital card game, Hearthstone. Murder At Castle Nathria is the second expansion to release this year and the first since Voyage to the Sunken City launched back on Apr. 12. Like past years, this second expansion is set to release in late Summer on Aug. 2.

Murder at Castle Nathria Cinematic Trailer

First off, the cinematic trailer for Murder at Castle Nathria was released on YouTube. Since it is a cinematic trailer, not much of the information is relevant to how this set will actually play in Hearthstone. However, it has plenty of background information to help build up the story behind the cards that are releasing later this summer.

In the trailer, it appears as if Sire Denathrius of Castle Nathria has been killed. There’s an unmistakable chalk outline of where he must have been murdered and Murloc Holmes is on the case. Down below is the full story summary from Blizzard as well as the cinematic trailer.

Come investigate Hearthstone’s next expansion! Sire Denathrius, the ruler of venthyr, was accused of causing an anima drought in the Shadowlands. He thought a nice gathering at Castle Nathria might help clear the air, but instead he has been found dead! Now Murloc Holmes has been called to solve the case.

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Omar Banat

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The Best Board Games for Parties and Large Groups

2 days 12 hours ago

Many of the best board games are geared towards smaller groups of players. So what's one to do when you have a party or other gathering of fun-loving people in higher numbers? Thankfully, board game and card game makers have not left these scenarios in the cold. If you know where to look, you can find some awesome tabletop experiences that cleanly and elegantly scale up to 10 or even more players, giving everyone something to do.

If you’re seeking a good game to break out at your next party, these are the best board games for parties and large groups.

Wits and Wagers

  • Players: 3-7 (standard), 4-18 (party), 3-10 (family)
  • Playtime: 25 minutes

Do you enjoy trivia games, but aren’t very good at them? If you answered yes, then Wits and Wagers is the game for you. It’s a trivia game, but instead of using your own answer, you bet on who got the right answer. So if a football question comes up and you have no idea how many Super Bowl rings Peyton Manning has, you can bet on your friend who is a huge football nerd. If they get the question right you earn a point. It’s that simple. Because you don’t need to be versed in every topic under the sun, Wits and Wagers is the most accessible trivia game around. There are three versions of the game, with the party and family games having easier questions than the standard version. The party game, as the name suggests, also accommodates more players. You’ll have no reason to go back to Trivial Pursuit after picking up Wits and Wagers.

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When Does Spy x Family Cour 2 Come Out?

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After weeks of exciting episodes, the Forger family adventures are sadly over for now with the release of its Part 1 finale. But, fret not; the anime has already confirmed a second installment to continue Twilight’s critical mission. So, let’s find out when Spy x Family Cour 2 comes out.

Spy x Family Cour 2 Release Date

Spy x Family Cour 2 comes out on Oct. 2022. In the newest trailer, the Forger family embarks on a high-stakes mission where they must protect the fate of the world. At the same time, Operation Strix is still in full effect; however, information on this aspect is vague.

Due to the show’s heartfelt and thrilling moments, Spy x Family has continued to grow in popularity throughout the community. The journey of the Forger family, which includes Loid, Yor, and Anya, has gained a loyal fanbase that highly regards the show as a “must-watch” anime of the season.

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Kristina Ebanez

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Free Hololive Vtuber Fangame HoloCure’s First Build Released

2 days 13 hours ago

Free Hololive Vtuber Fangame Holocure First Build Released

Windows PC owners can now play a new Hololive Vtuber fangame called HoloCure. Kay Yu released the first build of the free game on June 23, 2022. It is an action title in which members of Hololive En fight to save their fans. People can get it off of itch.io.

As this is an early build, not everything is implemented yet. At the moment, people can use Hololive Myth members Amelia, Gura, Ina’nis, Kiara, and Calliope, Hololive Hope member Irys, and Hololive Council members Kronii, Mumei, Sana, Fauna, and Baelz as they attempt to save their fans by fighting monsters. Each character has their own movesets and weapons. There is also a leaderboard feature, though it is temporarily turned off. This is due to the number of people playing and resulting scores data load.

Here's an initial trailer for HoloCure. In addition to Kay Yu's efforts, both DuDul and Smpletan worked on its art.

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Jenni Lada

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Hideo Kojima Killed A Project Because It Was Too Much Like The Boys

2 days 13 hours ago

Today in Mad-Libs: That Sounds Too Good To Be True Edition, legendary game designer Hideo Kojima was reportedly working on a project that pitted a team of detectives against superpowered humans. That game is now dead, according to Kojima, because it bore too much similarity to The Boys, Amazon’s hit show about more or…

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Ari Notis

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Ubisoft Confirms Gamescom 2022 Attendance

2 days 13 hours ago

Gamescom returns as a hybrid in-person/online event this August, and the pieces have begun falling into – and in several cases, out of – place. Although several big publishers have already pulled out of what’s arguably the biggest convention in gaming, Ubisoft has confirmed it will have a presence at the show.

Ubisoft’s attendance is noteworthy because other heavy-hitters such as Nintendo, Sony, Take-Two, and Activision are skipping the show this year. Although there’s no confirmed list of attendees, THQ Nordic will also attend and plans to reveal four unannounced games. 

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Marcus Stewart

Steam Deck Production Doubling Next Week As Q3 Reservations Start To Be Fulfilled

2 days 13 hours ago

Valve’s handheld PC and most successful Steam Machine to date is wrapping up its Q2 2022 reservation fulfillment today and will be moving on the Q3 preorders starting next week. The devices will also be manufactured at an increased pace, so those who thought they might have to wait a while longer to pick one up may be in luck.

Valve tweeted today from its Steam Deck account that those who preordered the Steam Deck and have an expected Q3 2022 fulfillment date should check their email inboxes starting on June 30. The announcement of the latest group of preorder shipments comes paired with the reveal that Valve is increasing production of the handheld, essentially doubling the previous quarter’s output. 

“Hello! Some great news on the production front. We just sent the last batch of Q2 emails, and we’ll start sending Q3 reservation emails on the 30th,” says the @OnDeck tweet. “Production has picked up, and after today we’ll be shipping more than double the number of Steam Decks every week!”

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John Carson

Fall Guys patch fixes more free-to-play launch issues, including voice chat woes

2 days 13 hours ago

Following Fall Guys' successful, if slightly controversial, switch to free-to-play last week, developer Mediatonic has been plugging away to fix any launch week woes, and those continuing efforts have now manifested in a new patch which, among other things, should now enable PS5 players to get into games while in parties.

Beyond that headline fix, and tweaks to resolve a seperate bug preventing players from hearing party members in voice chat, Mediatonic's latest patch notes suggest an update primarily targeting smaller issues across all versions of the game, rather than anything particularly seismic, with other fixes including a range of visual issues on Switch. Here's the full list of tweaks and adjustments, for the curious, as per the Fall Guys Twitter account:

Fall Guys' transition to a free-to-pay model seems to have paid off for Mediatonic. Despite some server wobbles on launch day, the developer reported Fall Guy's new monetisation model - combined with its launch on two new platforms in Xbox and Switch - managed to push the game's player base over the 20m mark just 24 hours after its free-to-play release.

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Matt Wales

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Persona 5 Royal for Xbox & Windows PC Will Include 40+ DLC Out of the Box

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Today the Japanese arm of Atlus provided more information about the Xbox and PC ports of Persona 5 Royal.

We learn that the game is shipping with over 40 DLC included from the get-go, while those were purchasable separately when Persona 5 Royal was originally released for PS4.

As a caveat, there is no information about the PS5 and Steam versions for now, which is not too surprising considering how fragmented the reveals about these ports have been so far.

Of course, we will keep you posted on this as soon as Atlus announces something one way or the other.

Persona 5 Royal was announced at the same time as Persona 4 Golden and Persona 3 Portable, and Atlus mentions that we should stay tuned for more information about those.

Persona 5 Royal will release on PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Windows, and Steam on October 21.

Persona 4 Golden will release “soon” on Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Windows, and PS4 (it’s already available on Steam).

Persona 3 Portable will release “soon” on Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Windows, Steam, and PS4.

As we already know, all three games are coming on Game Pass as well, while it wasn’t officially mentioned whether the Game Pass version of P5R will get all the DLC as well.

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Giuseppe Nelva

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R Pet Shop Trailer Shared

2 days 14 hours ago

The new JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R trailer shows off Pet Shop, the falcon that guards DIO’s mansion in Stardust Crusaders

The new JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R trailer is here, and this time Pet Shop is the star. For those unaware, Pet Shop is both an actual falcon and an ally of DIO who uses the Stand Horus. He shows up in Stardust Crusaders as the guardian of DIO’s mansion.

Here’s the full JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R trailer for Pet Shop. It directly references the events of Stardust Crusaders. In the third part of the story, Pet Shop and Iggy’s battle is quite notable. The video also shows off the various moves Horus is capable of. It uses ice-based attacks, and the video shows how that means Pet Shop can send off icicles to damage a foe.

In case you missed some of the past JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R trailers, here are other characters Bandai Namco showed off.

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Jenni Lada

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