Tuesday, December 6

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Street Fighter 6’s Modern Controls Make It Fun To Play Against Rookies
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Street Fighter 6’s Modern Controls Make It Fun To Play Against Rookies

Stop me if you've heard this one before, fighting game fans. You invite a friend over to play your fighting game of choice. This buddy is either rusty or has never played it, but that's okay; they just want to have a good time throwing hands. To accommodate them, you purposely assume a weaker form, unleashing only 5 percent of your true power to avoid obliterating them while they haplessly button-mash in a futile attempt to stay competitive.  Laughs can be had but holding back so much isn't necessarily fun because you want to go full force. If you're in that friend's shoes, you wish you could play more competently much quicker to avoid feeling inferior and babysat. As a fighting game fan, I've been on both sides of this situation, and neither is ideal. That's why Street Fighter 6's Modern...
Firearms Expert Reacts To Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered’s Guns
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Firearms Expert Reacts To Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered’s Guns

Jonathan Ferguson, a weapons expert and Keeper of Firearms & Artillery at the Royal Armouries, breaks down the weaponry of the Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, including the iconic Barrett M82 sniper rifle, the Winchester M1200 shotgun, Jonathan’s favourite, the MP5SD.By Dave Jewitt and Adam Mason on July 9, 2022 at 7:00AM PDT Source link
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Valve Made A Load Of Fake Games For Steam Summer Sale

This year’s Steam Summer Sale is over, so say goodbye to all the deals. But say hello to some rad-looking art! With the sale over, an artist at Valve is now free to share all the fake video game key art and covers that she helped create that were hidden inside Steam’s large digital catalog as part of the sale’s scavenger hunt. Sure, the games are fake, but I really want to play most of them. The art for these non-existent video games was created by Valve developer Claire Hummel. She’s previously worked on games like Half-Life: Alyx and Westworld Awakening VR. And now, with the Steam sale over and its related time-traveling event ended, Hummel shared on Twitter all the cool covers she made for a variety of fake games spanning various genres.For example, here’s what appears to be a fishing g...
Six Reasons To Be Excited For Live A Live, A Modern SNES RPG
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Six Reasons To Be Excited For Live A Live, A Modern SNES RPG

Nearly 30 years after its initial release, Live a Live is finally coming west. This 1994 Super Famicom RPG is from creator Takashi Tokita, one of the key developers behind Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy IV. While it would be fascinating to play through Tokita's original vision of Live a Live, we're getting an enhanced remake using the same HD-2D graphical style from the Octopath Traveler games. I recently spent roughly five hours in this ambitiously designed title, and can confidently say I enjoyed almost every second of its unique approach to storytelling and how it's brought to life through beautiful retro visuals. Square Enix is releasing Live a Live on Switch on July 22. Here are a handful reasons why you should put it on your radar: Seven Distinct StoriesThink of Live a Live like ...
Iron Banter: This Week In Destiny 2 – Season Of The Haunted Story Review
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Iron Banter: This Week In Destiny 2 – Season Of The Haunted Story Review

Just about every week brings something new to Destiny 2, whether it's story beats, new activities, or interesting new combinations of elements that let players devastate each other in the Crucible. Iron Banter is our weekly look at what's going on in the world of Destiny and a rundown of what's drawing our attention across the solar system.After weeks of plumbing the secrets of the Leviathan for answers about Calus' intentions, we've reached the end of Season of the Haunted's story. The season has spent a lot of time building and exploring the personalities and traumas of characters we've been dealing with in the game for some time--in a few cases, for years--while also giving us something of a direction for where Destiny 2's story is headed in the future.As far as seasona...
E3 2023 Will Return To LA With Star Wars Celebration Organizer ReedPop
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E3 2023 Will Return To LA With Star Wars Celebration Organizer ReedPop

E3 will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center in 2023 during the second week of June after a three-year hiatus.  The last E3 event happened in 2019, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 event was canceled. It skipped out on 2022 as well, but E3 is set to return next year, this time with the help of ReedPop, a formidable name in the world of organized events such as this. ReedPop is the organizer/event producer behind PAX, Star Wars Celebration, New York Comic-Con, and more.  "The show, produced by acclaimed PAX, Star Wars Celebration, and New York Comic-Con organizers ReedPop in partnership with the ESA, will welcome back publishers, developers, journalists, content creators, manufacturers, buyers, and lic...
Resident Evil Village’s Lady Dimitrescu Gets A Very Tall And Expensive Statue
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Resident Evil Village’s Lady Dimitrescu Gets A Very Tall And Expensive Statue

Resident Evil Village's antagonist Lady Dimitrescu was easily the breakout character of 2021, thanks in part to her charm, elegant character design, and being tall enough to be a star player on any basketball team. Like most popular characters from a Capcom game, Lady Dimitrescu is getting the collectible treatment through a new and pricy inaction figure.Designed by Pure Arts and limited to a devilish 666 pieces, the Lady Dimitrescu quarter-scale statue is a faithful recreation of the deadly adversary, showcasing her regal charm and lethality. Pure Arts says that the figure is made of mixed media with a polyresin body, the base is constructed from faux wood and marble materials, and she has hyper-detailed skin textures.For added realism, the statue has synthetic pre-styled...
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Custom Initial D x Nike Dunk Sneakers Are Simply Beautiful

While the Dunk craze is surely reaching its saturation point—I was in Sydney earlier this week and it felt like 40% of kids were rocking Pandas—there’s always room for innovation and amazing design work on the decades-old shoe. It just doesn’t always have to come from Nike itself.Singapore’s Ng Poh Hian, aka Bob, is one of the world’s best sneaker customisers, taking official shoes and cutting them up, changing their colourways, and adding details to create his own sought-after releases.His label, No-Brainer*, has been dressing up (and dressing down) sneakers like the Air Force 1, Dunks, Blazers, Converse All-Stars and Vans sk8 (just to name a few) for years, but it’s his latest effort, a pair of Dunks based on the manga/anime series Initial D, that I want to look at today.Based entirely o...
Skull & Bones Preview – Ubisoft’s pirate game is back and looking fantastic
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Skull & Bones Preview – Ubisoft’s pirate game is back and looking fantastic

Sing your favorite pirate sea shanty at the top of your lungs! If you don't know any pirate sea shanties, make one up. We have reason to celebrate: Ubisoft's Skull and Bones launches on November 8 and looks quite good. News of the game's resurrection (after a long delay) came today in a 20-minute Ubisoft Forward livestream that included a brief look at stunning new gameplay footage. "Will you live as pawns or die as pirates!" This message kicked off the presentation that included a CGI trailer highlighting intense ship battles and a pirate's infamy growing over time. Vanessa Sow, a producer from Ubisoft Singapore, says that Skull and Bones has evolved since its 2017 debut. "Forget everything you know about the traditional pirate fantasy, Skull and Bones is taking a darker and grittier ap...