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PlayStation has surprised Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales players that have the Platinum Trophy with a freebie. Trophy hunting isn’t as popular as it used to be during its peak on the PS3. However, plenty of hardcore PlayStation gamers still chase trophies, and more specifically, Platinum trophies. In terms of difficulty, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales’ platinum
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At the beginning of this week, Disney introduced its new Lucasfilm Games branding, accompanied by a sizzle reel highlighting recent Star Wars titles. Similar to Marvel Games, Lucasfilm Games will serve as a label for all future titles based on Lucasfilm IP. Not the most exciting news, but it hinted at a future involving games based
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Fresh off the announcement of a new Indiana Jones title from Bethesda, Lucasfilm Games announced that an open-world Star Wars game is in development at Ubisoft. Image from Star Wars BATTLEFRONT 2 (2017) An open-world game has been at the top of Star Wars fan wish lists since video game technology advanced enough to make them
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A prominent industry insider has shared some new inside information pertaining to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, revealing some details about DLC and a cut character. The information comes way of former Gamer Informer editor and current Kinda Funny Games host, Imran Khan, who recently shared some insight and secrets to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players
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Former Rocket League pro and current Rocket League content creator, Lethamyr, has brought Among Us to the popular soccer-with-cars game. The Rocket League content creator is perhaps best-known for his custom Rocket League maps, and how he uses these custom maps to sometimes bring the experience of other games to Rocket League. For example, he
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Since the event’s inception, the Game Awards have been more a string of game announcements than a traditional awards ceremony. That was more true than ever in 2020. Due to the pandemic, the game industry’s biggest event of the year, E3, was canceled. Publishers and developers appeared to shift some announcements planned for E3 to
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Simple gameplay doesn’t have to limit itself to a barebones presentation. Tetris Effect proved that in 2018, adding pulse-pounding music and psychedelic visuals to the tile-matching classic. Similar to Tetris, indie title Hyper Dot features gameplay which is fairly straightforward but incredibly satisfying. The game, developed singlehandedly by Charles McGregor, is impressive based on those mechanics
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PS5 players have discovered an unusual issue with the DualSense controller. Since the release of the PS5 last week, one of the biggest talking points of the next-gen machine is its impressive and premium controller, the DualSense, which comes packing haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, and other improvements that set it apart from the PS4’s DualShock
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Neither rain nor sleet nor global pandemic can stop the release of new Star Wars merchandise, with the first of nine “Mando Monday” release events taking place today, showcasing new products inspired by The Mandalorian on Disney+. Several of Baby Yoda’s co-stars on The Mandalorian, including Pedro Pascal, Carl Weathers, and Giancarlo Esposito appeared on digital event that unveiled
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[adrotate group=”10″] In Acrossing the Miles, The Beat’s intrepid Animal Crossing travel reporter Avery Kaplan will leave her home base on Dharma Island to soar across the Dodo skies and visit the finest creators in comics on their respective virtual islands. In today’s entry, it’s into the Crisis Zone as she visits Simon Hanselmann on the island of Tasmania! On the
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A merchandise bag from Super Nintendo World in Universal Studios Japan features a cameo from an unexpected Nintendo character: a red Pikmin! Despite the name of the attraction, Super Nintendo World focuses predominantly on characters from the Super Mario family, as opposed to franchises like Star Fox, Animal Crossing, or Metroid. The Pikmin’s appearance here
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When Electronic Arts surprise announced Star Wars: Squadrons just four months before its release, the video game publisher tried to keep expectations low. EA priced the flight combat game at a modest $39.99 and said not to expect any post-launch content. But any concern that those tempered expectations were a poor reflection on the game’s
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Microsoft started the week with a bang. Just a day before the Xbox Series X will be available to pre-order, Xbox head Phil Spencer revealed that the company acquired Bethesda Softworks through the purchase of its parent company Zenimax Media. That means Xbox now owns beloved properties including Elder Scrolls, Fallout, and DOOM, as well as
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Developers Superbrothers A/V Inc. and Pine Scented Software Ltd. have announced that Jett: The Far Shore has been pushed back to 2021. It seems that the game isn’t quite where the developers would like it to be, so it will now release sometime next year. Jett: The Far Shore made its debut during the PS5
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