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Far Cry 6 trailer shows Dani Rojas, Gameplay in effect

Far Cry 6 trailer shows Dani Rojas, Gameplay in effect

Today we get our first real look at Far Cry 6 and the contents of this visually spectacular line of video games. What we're seeing here is a bit divisive, as some of the graphics look rough, and others look magnificent. In any case, given the track record of the game series, it's difficult to imagine this won't be a game worth the cash it'll cost to own.

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Borderlands 3 crossplay ready for most platforms, save PlayStation

Borderlands 3 crossplay ready for most platforms, save PlayStation

The folks who develop Borderlands 3 revealed a new update for the game coming soon. This update will bring "full crossplay support across all platforms," according to Randy Pitchford, co-founder and CEO of Gearbox Software. Pitchford suggested that "for certification, we have been required by the publisher to remove crossplay support for PlayStation consoles."

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Sonic Colors: Ultimate is a remaster, but it looks brand new

Sonic Colors: Ultimate is a remaster, but it looks brand new

If you've ever played Sonic the Hedgehog and have looked forward to a return to greatness on a modern console, now would appear to be the time to get excited. The game Sonic Colors was originally released on Nintendo Wii and - shocker - Nintendo DS. It was first developed all the way back in 2008, just after the release of Sonic Unleashed. It was a strange time - and a great time for a great game to get lost on a console. Now, it's time for that classic to return on a modern place to play.

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Minecraft Dungeons Hidden Depths goes underwater today

Minecraft Dungeons Hidden Depths goes underwater today

Minecraft Dungeons is approximately one year old, and to celebrate its birthday, the game will go under the water. There'll be a Minecraft Dungeons DLC called Hidden Depths - you might already have access to the DLC by the time you read this article. Hidden Depths is a water-centric update with both paid and free content, with new weapons, gear, artifacts, locations, and a new enemy.

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Major FUSER update introduces Diamond Stage community showcases

Major FUSER update introduces Diamond Stage community showcases

Harmonix’s latest rhythm game, FUSER, is getting a major update today. This new update introduces the Diamond Stage, which is something of an in-game public stage where players can show off their mixes to a live audience of spectators both in the game and on Twitch. As well, rolling out as part of this update is a new currency called Diamonds that can be spent in a new shop or used to reserve an in-demand time slot on the Diamond Stage.

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Destiny 2 cross-play beta begins next week: What you need to know

Destiny 2 cross-play beta begins next week: What you need to know

Earlier this month, some lucky Destiny 2 players got a brief glimpse that the cross-play functionality that's heading to the game, but as cross-play was sent live as part of a bug, it was quickly clawed away from them by Bungie. If that makes you, as a Destiny 2 player with friends spread across platforms, sad, then here's some good news: Cross-play will soon be coming back to Destiny 2 for a limited-time beta test, and this time it'll be arriving intentionally.

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No Man’s Sky players get a big Mass Effect Easter Egg, but it won’t be around forever

No Man’s Sky players get a big Mass Effect Easter Egg, but it won’t be around forever

No Man's Sky players are getting quite the surprise today, as developer Hello Games has announced a big crossover with another famous space game: Mass Effect. The Normandy SR1, which first appeared in the original Mass Effect, has made its way to No Man's Sky for a special crossover promotion. Even better is the fact that No Man's Sky players can add the Normandy to their fleet of frigates, but only for a limited time.

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Mass Effect Legendary Edition first update now live: All of the changes

Mass Effect Legendary Edition first update now live: All of the changes

We closed out last week with the launch of Mass Effect Legendary Edition, and we're opening this week with a patch for the compilation. Today, BioWare issued an update for Mass Effect Legendary Edition that fixes a handful of issues across all three titles included in the Legendary Edition. These fixes are going live across all platforms as well, so everyone who owns the Legendary Edition is getting this update today.

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Dungeons & Dragons Dark Alliance cross-platform on day 1: Xbox, desktop, streaming

Dungeons & Dragons Dark Alliance cross-platform on day 1: Xbox, desktop, streaming

Today Dungeons & Dragons Dark Alliance was announced as an Xbox Game Pass game at launch. This means that, all told, the game will launch on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Windows 10 PC, and on every platform supported with Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) through Xbox Game Pass. It'll all be happening on June 22, 2021 - and it'll all be cross-platform cross-play on day 1, launch day.

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Our biggest Battlefield 6 question has just been answered

Our biggest Battlefield 6 question has just been answered

There are very few details about the next Battlefield game that are out in the open at the moment, but EA and DICE have slowly been revealing more as time goes on. The companies have been teasing a full Battlefield 6 reveal for June, but while we wait for that to roll around, EA has shared one more key detail about the game. In a call with investors following its Q4 2021 earnings report, EA confirmed which platforms Battlefield 6 will run on.

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Xbox Series X Console Purchase Pilot lets real people buy hardware

Xbox Series X Console Purchase Pilot lets real people buy hardware

If you're looking for an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S, you're not alone. The next-generation console series shortage is one of a wide variety of results of the COVID-19 pandemic and supply issues worldwide. Once supply was short, scalpers came to take advantage of the situation by buying up the Xbox Series X and S that were sold in the first few waves this year. Now, Microsoft is taking action with a "Console Purchase Pilot."

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Xbox May update brings Quick Resume improvements to Xbox Series X|S and that’s not all

Xbox May update brings Quick Resume improvements to Xbox Series X|S and that’s not all

Microsoft today launched the May update for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, detailing the new features and improvements that are shipping along with it. Those who are on next-gen consoles will find that Quick Resume - one of the marquee features of the new consoles - has been improved, while there's also a new passthrough audio feature for media apps. Add to that a new feature for Xbox Game Pass and some new parental controls, and it sounds like we've got quite the update on our hands.

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