Author Archives: Eric Abent

With a track record of covering the gaming industry that spans more than a decade, Eric Abent has been part of the SlashGear team since 2012 and, most recently, is gaming editor for the site. Beyond the latest in AAA games and consoles, Eric's role encompasses independent studios, virtual reality, and mobile gaming as the industry undertakes a seismic shift in home entertainment and beyond. Twitter / LinkedIn / Email

Satechi’s latest USB-C adapter has a built-in M.2 SSD slot

Satechi’s latest USB-C adapter has a built-in M.2 SSD slot

Satechi today announced a new USB-C adapter, and it's quite the doozy. Though its official name - the Satechi USB-C Hybrid Multiport Adapter - might be a little boring, the actual adapter is anything but. As you'd expect, the USB-C adapter comes with a variety of ports, but it comes with something else we're not really used to seeing on these types of products: An M.2 slot.

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Another PlayStation State of Play is happening next week

Another PlayStation State of Play is happening next week

It hasn't been that long since the last PlayStation State of Play, but that isn't stopping Sony from hosting another one. Today, Sony announced that another State of Play will be happening next week. Still, unlike the previous one that focused primarily on PlayStation 5 games, this one will focus on upcoming games for both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.

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Terraria and Don’t Starve tease boss-themed crossover

Terraria and Don’t Starve tease boss-themed crossover

Two very popular indie games are teasing a new crossover. Terraria and Don't Starve seem to be teasing a new team-up that will see bosses from those games appear in the other. While we don't have specifics just yet, it sounds like those details will be coming around the bend soon, as the developers behind both games are suggesting the crossover will go live sometime next month.

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Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition release date revealed

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition release date revealed

Earlier this month, Rockstar Games confirmed long-running rumors which claimed that it was working on modern remasters of Grand Theft Auto III and its two sequels, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. However, while Rockstar's announcement contained a fair number of details about the remastered trilogy - which is somewhat annoyingly called Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition - it left one out one key detail: the release date.

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Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp delayed beyond 2021

Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp delayed beyond 2021

Revealed earlier this year, Advance Wars: 1+2: Re-Boot Camp - a remake of the first two Advance Wars games for Nintendo Switch - caught a lot of Switch owners by surprise. Even more surprising was the game's release date of December 3rd, 2021. Unfortunately, Nintendo announced today that Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp has been delayed, citing the need for additional polish.

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Stardew Valley creator reveals next game: ConcernedApe’s Haunted Chocolatier

Stardew Valley creator reveals next game: ConcernedApe’s Haunted Chocolatier

In the five years since it was released, Stardew Valley has become an indie sensation. Now, Stardew Valley's creator, Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone, has revealed his next game: ConcernedApe's Haunted Chocolatier. The first trailer for Haunted Chocolatier is here, and it shows off some early gameplay from the new title. It's safe to say that Stardew Valley fans will probably find a lot to be excited about in the first trailer for Haunted Chocolatier.

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Xbox October update brings night mode and 4K dashboard to all

Xbox October update brings night mode and 4K dashboard to all

October's Xbox update is here, and while it doesn't include a ton of new features, the few that it's shipping are big ones indeed. Chief among the new features in this update is the new 4K dashboard for Xbox Series X. Early adopters have been waiting for this feature for months, but it's not the only notable feature included in the October Xbox update.

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Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands trailer shows off tabletop gaming inspiration

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands trailer shows off tabletop gaming inspiration

Revealed earlier this year during Summer Game Fest, Tiny Tina's Wonderlands seems like something of a departure from the standard Borderlands formula. Today, we're getting a better idea of just how big of a departure it will be, as the very first developer diary has gone live with an overview of how Tiny Tina's Wonderlands will play. Alongside that, a new trailer dives into details such as combat, exploration, and even two of the character classes.

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Among Us Xbox Series X, PS5, previous-gen console release date confirmed

Among Us Xbox Series X, PS5, previous-gen console release date confirmed

Among Us enjoyed a massive rise in popularity during the pandemic, and in the time since then, we've seen the game slowly spread to other platforms. While the Among Us got its start on iOS, Android, and Steam, it has since launched on Nintendo Switch, the Epic Games Store, and Xbox Game Pass for PC. Today, we finally learned when Among Us will be heading to Xbox and PlayStation consoles, and even better is the news that it'll be on those platforms before the end of the year.

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Pokemon Legends: Arceus reveals mystery Pokemon from creepy found footage trailer

Pokemon Legends: Arceus reveals mystery Pokemon from creepy found footage trailer

Earlier this week, The Pokemon Company released a mysterious new trailer for Pokemon Legends: Arceus. The trailer was a head-scratcher for sure, as it was a found footage-style teaser that didn't reveal much outside of what an unseen narrator was describing. Now, a few days later, The Pokemon Company has unscrambled the footage and published the complete trailer, finally revealing the mystery Pokemon described at the end of the original.

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Halo Infinite PC version, AMD and Razer partnerships detailed

Halo Infinite PC version, AMD and Razer partnerships detailed

Even though most of the Halo series is now on PC, Halo Infinite will mark the first time in series history that a Halo game launches on Xbox and PC at the same time. Today, Microsoft offered an in-depth look at the game's PC version, listing the features it'll support at launch and what it took to get those features up and running. Microsoft also announced new partnerships with AMD, Discord, and Razer for Halo Infinite.

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GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership sounds impressive but costly

GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership sounds impressive but costly

RTX 3080 graphics cards are still tough to find, and if you've had no luck finding one for your own rig, then you might want to turn to GeForce NOW streaming. Today, NVIDIA announced a new RTX 3080 membership tier for GeForce NOW, which will be its highest-performance streaming tier. NVIDIA is making a lot of big boasts about the RTX 3080 membership tier, but that enhanced performance comes at a fairly significant cost.

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