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Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance gets a surprise re-release this week

Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance gets a surprise re-release this week

Earlier this year, Wizard of the Coast announced that it's returning to the Dark Alliance series after almost two decades. Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance and its sequel were originally released for Xbox, PlayStation 2, and GameCube back in the early 2000s, and though this new Dark Alliance game will swap out the Baldur's Gate name in exchange for Dungeons & Dragons branding, it'll still offer similar action RPG gameplay. Before Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance launches in June, however, it seems we'll be revisiting the past.

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Mass Effect Legendary Edition custom art creator gives your favorite characters top billing

Mass Effect Legendary Edition custom art creator gives your favorite characters top billing

With Mass Effect Legendary Edition just over a week out from release, BioWare and Electronic Arts have released an art creator that allows you to make your own box art for the game. The tool allows you to customize the image used for Mass Effect Legendary Edition's box art with your own crew, giving you the opportunity to choose not only the characters that appear, but also the location that's depicted in the artwork and the color scheme as well.

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Here’s how Mass Effect Legendary Edition will run on PS5, Xbox Series X, and last-gen consoles

Here’s how Mass Effect Legendary Edition will run on PS5, Xbox Series X, and last-gen consoles

We're just a couple of weeks out from the launch of Mass Effect Legendary Edition, and today, BioWare and Electronic Arts shared performance details for the compilation across a variety of platforms. Like many major games these days, Mass Effect Legendary Edition will support two different display modes - one that favors graphics quality and another that favors performance. The target framerates and resolution for each graphics mode depend on the platform.

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Resident Evil Village review round-up: A worthy successor to Resident Evil 7?

Resident Evil Village review round-up: A worthy successor to Resident Evil 7?

Resident Evil Village is arriving later this week, but the reviews have landed today. Expectations are high for Resident Evil Village following Resident Evil 7, which was widely regarded as a solid entry and something of a return to form for the series. Judging from the reviews that have landed so far, it seems those expectations might just be met as well.

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Nintendo Switch release date and price revealed

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Nintendo Switch release date and price revealed

This week the folks at Activision revealed the release date and pricing for Tony Hawk on Nintendo Switch. This is the latest version of the game series, the title called "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2" for Nintendo Switch, the latest in a series of platforms on which the game is available.

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Fall Guys for Xbox and Switch delayed and crossplay is to blame

Fall Guys for Xbox and Switch delayed and crossplay is to blame

Fall Guys, in case you haven't heard, is coming to Xbox and Switch at some point in the future. Originally, the Xbox and Switch versions of the game were slated to launch sometime this summer, but now both versions have been delayed. Instead, developer Mediatonic has indicated that it will add cross-play to Fall Guys before launching on Xbox and Switch.

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EA Play and Xbox Game Pass are getting a big addition next month

EA Play and Xbox Game Pass are getting a big addition next month

EA has announced that the next big addition to EA Play will be FIFA 21. The game is joining EA Play next month across all platforms the service is available on. That also means that FIFA 21 will be joining the Xbox Game Pass roster as well, as Microsoft and EA rolled EA Play into Xbox Game Pass on both console and PC last year beginning last year.

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Cyberpunk 2077 Hotfix 1.22 closes out April with these new fixes

Cyberpunk 2077 Hotfix 1.22 closes out April with these new fixes

Cyberpunk 2077 is getting another update today, and this one is geared toward tackling some of the issues that have been reported by the playerbase since the last patch. CD Projekt Red is referring to this update as Hotfix 1.22, and in addition to quashing some of the issues reported by players, the company says that it makes further stability improvements to the game.

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Xbox Live Games with Gold for May 2021 serve up fantasy board games, island nations

Xbox Live Games with Gold for May 2021 serve up fantasy board games, island nations

We're quickly closing in on May, and that means a new batch of Xbox Live Games with Gold are on the way. Today, Microsoft revealed the games it will offer for free next month to Xbox Live Gold subscribers. As always, there will be two games from the Xbox One era and two games from previous generations that are playable through backward compatibility.

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Apex Legends Season 9 ‘Legacy’ launch trailer is here

Apex Legends Season 9 ‘Legacy’ launch trailer is here

We're less than two weeks away from the launch of Apex Legends Season 9, which has been officially named "Legacy." We already know that the new season will introduce a new playable character called Valkyrie, and after seeing her origin story in a video from earlier this week, today we're seeing her go toe-to-toe with some of the other Legends. It seems that this launch trailer also reveals a new game mode, but of course, specifics are being kept under wraps for now.

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Xbox Series X update bringing Quick Resume, Audio Passthrough

Xbox Series X update bringing Quick Resume, Audio Passthrough

This week the folks at Microsoft revealed a new Xbox One X (and One S) update, complete with mods for Quick Resume. This update should be available to the masses soon, and to Xbox Insiders immediately. As Xbox Insiders receive the update this week, the wider public gets an idea of what will more than likely come to their gaming console in the next few weeks.

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Microsoft just made multiplayer free in a bunch of games

Microsoft just made multiplayer free in a bunch of games

Microsoft has been charging for multiplayer through Xbox Live Gold since the days of the Xbox 360, but today it's making a major change to the way that works. Earlier in the year, in response to pushback over a planned Xbox Live Gold price hike, Microsoft announced that not only would Xbox Live Gold subscriptions stay at the same cost, but also that it would start allowing online multiplayer in free-to-play games without an Xbox Live Gold subscription. Today, Microsoft did as it promised, enabling free online multiplayer in a ton of free-to-play games.

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