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Want to unlock all base content in For Honor? Forget it!

In a live stream Damien Kieken from For Honor team plainly admitted that Ubisoft never had an intention for players to be able to unlock everything in the game. He compared the system to a MOBA or an MMORPG, like World of Warcraft for instance, in which no one would ever reasonably hope to get all items for all characters. With the current prices of in-game cosmetic items it would take an ordinary player about 2.5 years to unlock them all. Alternatively, they could spend $732.

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Fallout 4 VR "is going to blow your mind" at E3 2017

Visitors at this year’s E3 will get to try out a playable version of Fallout 4 VR, Pete Hines from Bethesda Softworks confirmed in a conversation with HipHopGamer at PAX East 2017. According to him, Fallout 4 virtual reality edition is doing incredibly well. Although Pete doesn’t play VR games very much due to motion sickness, he recently talked to Todd Howard about Fallout 4 VR, and teased that the latter was very enthusiastic about the state of the project.

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CD Projekt is the highest-ranking public company in Poland

The publisher and owner of The Witcher IP, CD Projekt, is the highest-ranking public company in Poland as of 2016, according to the noted GSB ranking by Puls Biznesu newspaper – that, by the way, is the fourth time in a row. CD Projekt’s market value is now well over PLN 7.3 billion (or USD 1.84 billion). Interestingly, the second place on the list is also occupied by a video game developer: 11 bit studios, creators of This War of Mine and publishers of several promising indie titles.

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Syberia 3 gameplay footage emerged

A six-minute long gameplay footage from the upcoming third part appeared on YouTube. The video presents a fragment of the story early into the game, soon after Kate Walker wakes up from a coma and tries to leave an asylum where she has been taken to in unclear circumstances. No big spoilers in the video, however, if you want to experience the full story completely unspoiled, think twice before launching it.

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Cyberpunk 2077 likely out by June 2019

We are likely to play Cyberpunk 2077, the next open-world RPG from The Witcher 3 creators, within the next two years. A Reddit user dug out some interesting details about the conditions of the governmental grant that CD Projekt RED has recently received for several gaming technologies, including seamless multiplayer, cinematic feel, animation excellence and city creation. Although the title of the game was not specifically mentioned, we can safely bet that these projects are designed with a view to creating Cyberpunk 2077.

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Tactical twin-stick shooter Solstice Chronicles: MIA incoming; last call to support it on Fig

It is the last call to support Solstice Chronicles: MIA, an upcoming tactical twin-stick shooter from The Red Solstice creators, indie developer Ironward. There are only three days left until the end of the game’s Fig crowdfunding campaign, but it seems it’s going to be successful, as it has already reached 98% of its funding goal. Set in a distant future in an infected Mars colony, Solstice Chronicles: MIA has you play as a Marine trying to escape this deathtrap with the help of an AI drone. The key to success is using the drone’s special abilities wisely and thus managing the threat level – an orginial mechanic lying at the core of gameplay.

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Sniper Elite 4 Deathstorm three-part DLC is going to take you up north

The first story-based DLC for Sniper Elite 4 has been announced to launch on March 21, 2017 on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Sniper Elite 4 Deathstorm Part 1: Inception is the opening chapter of a three part mini-campaign, set after the events in the original game. After having helped liberate the southern part of Italy, Karl Fairburne heads to the icy northern regions the country, to a recently bombarded Nazi naval base. Along with that comes a skin pack plus a free game mode and map.

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This is the end for PlayStation 3

After 11 years on the market, PlayStation 3 will soon be no longer produced, Sony announced at the official Japanese PlayStation website. To be more precise, they were referring to the 500 GB model, but that’s the only one currently produced. While no specific date was given, a game shop in Japan suggested that PS3 production is going to end this month. This is close to what Ken Kutaragi expected back in 2005, when he said that the console would have a 10-year life cycle. PS3 launched in November 2006.

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You won't screw this up – build your PC in PC Building Simulator

Are you thinking of building your own PC yourself, but you don’t know exactly how it's done? Or maybe you’ve built a PC some time ago and want to relive the fun of doing that? Then PC Building Simulator is for you. As the title suggests, the game lets you build a virtual PC from the ground up. This includes installing authentic components of your choice, plugging the cables in the right spots, and also checking the final price of the full rig. If you’re interested, you can now download PC Building Simulator pre-alpha demo for free.

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Meet Sailaway, the most accurate sailing simulator ever

Meet Sailaway, a game that aspires to be the most accurate sailing simulator there is on PC and Mac, featuring realistic trimming, wave physics as well as authentic weather and sky. In it you will find all the world’s oceans in their actual scale. During a months-long transatlantic crossing, you will often have to check on your boat, as the weather will be changing dynamically based on actual data. Sailaway will also make it possible to communicate with other players, meet them on the seas, travel together, or even organize races.

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Diablo III female Necromancer revealed; watch gameplay

DualShockers shared a hands-on video showing off some female Necromancer gameplay in the upcoming content pack to Diablo III. This type of character will have some fitting (read: gory) abilities, which include summoning a huge spiritual scythe, creating a Blood Nova blast, and consuming the corpses of slain enemies. They can also spawn a Blood Golem that not only fights for them, but can also sacrifice itself to heal its master. Along with the seventh playable character class, Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer is going to introduce two new zones, Challenge Rifts, and more.

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CD Projekt co-founder hasn’t played The Witcher 3

Michal Kicinski, the co-founder of CD Projekt – the Polish company that gave the world The Witcher series – admitted that he never played The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Although he is one of the main shareholders in the Polish company, Kicinski hasn’t been actively involved in the company’s works for several years now and has lost much of his former interest in video games. Instead, he runs a couple of other businesses, including a vegan restaurant and a meditation retreat in Peru.

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Ex-Blizzard employees working on competitive online survival game Rend

A group of ex-Blizzard employees formed a new development team, Frostkeep Studios, and have already announced their debut project. It’s called Rend and it's a competitive online survival game designed for PC. In Rend, players will join one of the three factions competing for lost souls in a fantasy world, starting up with little more than their own hands as weapons. Rend is due out on PC in early 2017.

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Watch 15 minutes of gameplay from Get Even, an upcoming thriller shooter

First 15 minutes of gameplay from Get Even, an upcoming mix of exploration, horror, first-person shooter and adventure game, have emerged online. The title developed by Polish studio The Farm 51, a team whose most notable projects are Chernobyl VR Project, Deadfall Adventures, and Painkiller Hell & Damnation. Apart from an involving mystery and innovative narrative, Get Even features great audio and nice visuals, created using environmental 3D scans. The game is coming out this May on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.

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StarCraft: Remastered reportedly coming this May

New rumors have emerged about a potential remastered version of the good, old StarCraft. The revelations come from South Korea, via Sports Seoul, which claims that Blizzard Entertainment is planning to release StarCraft: Remastered this year, around May or June, and that the project is going to be officially announced as soon as next week. StarCraft: Remastered is rumored to offer high-resolution graphics and original StarCraft: Brood War gameplay.

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy may be coming to PC

A video from PAX East 2017 emerged online, in which a reporter claims that Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy will also be available on PC, where it’s going to offer 4K resolution displayed in 60 frames per second. Although this isn’t confirmed news, it sounds plausible. After all, the franchise is no longer in Sony’s hands – it now belongs to Activision Blizzard. Besides, not earlier than a couple of weeks ago PlayStation Ireland twitted that the game “will be coming to PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro first”. First, but not last.

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Tale of Ronin is pretty much Japanese Banner Saga

Tale of Ronin is a newly announced turn-based RPG, which looks like a Japanese counterpart of The Banner Saga series. Set in a world resembling feudal Japan with elements of fantasy, Tale of Ronin will tell a story of the human side of the samurai, as presented from the perspective of masterless warriors, journeying accros dangerous lands in a quest to regain lost honor. Interestingly, the game features permadeath – when your character dies you continue as another warrior, who resumes the adventure in a world shaped by the consequences of his predecessor’s actions.

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Day of Infamy to launch in full this month

Day of Infamy, a World War II online shooter from New World Interactive, creators of Insurgency and Insurgency: Sandstorm, is about to leave Steam Early Access and launch in full on March 23, 2017. For current players this will mean a complete reset of all ranks, units and items, but also a more stable, complete experience. During its eight-month Early Access period Day of Infamy has been receiving very enthusiastic Steam user reviews, praising its engaging gameplay, large variety of authentic weapons from the period, and the overall feel of being an old-school WWII shooter.

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Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy looks a bit like Borderlands on these screenshots

Telltale Games has revealed the very first screenshots from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, an upcoming Marvel Universe adventure game from masters of the genre. As you’d expect, the overall style is similar to what the fans know well from other games of the studio, including the most recent Batman: The Telltale Series and The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier. However, this next game seems to be less cartoonish and more Borderlands-ish.

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends has launched on PC

The Elder Scrolls enthusiast can now play the full version of The Elder Scrolls: Legends. With the release of Update 1.62.1 the card game has ended its beta period and officially launched on PC. If you are a beta tester, don’t worry, all progress and purchases you've done so far will carry over to the full game. In The Elder Scrolls: Legends players can challenge other living opponents for card duels for free, but the game is also going to feature paid single player content. The first expansion, called The Fall of the Dark Brotherhood, is coming out on April 5, and is now available for pre-orders.

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8874 is an Inside-inspired game from Poland

If you are a fan of games like Inside and Limbo, you should meet 8874, an indie game from Poland-based developer GroundUpStudio. Similarly to PlayDead’s projects, here you play as a boy - only his black silhouette visible - running across a 3D environment. What’s interesting, the setting for 8874 is an actual city in Poland, Walbrzych, which was faithfully recreated in the game, based on photographs. The backgrounds are built in full 3D in Unreal Engine 4, and right now they seem to be the game’s strongest asset.

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War first gameplay video shows off a full-blown battle and some dragon mounting

As promised, Warner Bros. have revealed today the first piece of gameplay from their recently announced Middle-earth: Shadow of War. The video presents an assault of a player’s army at a stronghold controlled by a dragon master, somewhere deep in the Land of Shadows. The first thing you will probably notice, apart from some new abilities and tasty animations, is that the sequel to Shadow of Mordor will feature a much grander scale than its predecessor, letting you recruit unique followers, command armies and capture new fortresses.

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An update on Uncharted: The Lost Legacy story

A batch of new information on Uncharted: The Lost Legacy – the upcoming story-based expansion to Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – emerged online along with the release of the April issue of Game Informer. The protagonist of the story, Chloe Frazer, travels to a mountainous region of India in search for a legendary artifact known as Tusk of Ganesha. On her quest Chloe teams up with Nadine Ross, Nathan Drake’s rival. Together the women have to beat the mysterious Asav, the story’s new antagonist, in the race for the treasure.

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Renovate old houses in House Flipper, a game by Car Mechanic Simulator dev

House Flipper is an upcoming video game from Car Mechanic Simulator creators (Polish studio Red Dot Games) made for fans of TV shows like Flip or Flop, Fixer Upper, and Property Brothers. In this game you can buy a ruined house and then renovate it step by step. This includes tearing down walls, fixing electricity, painting, decorating interiors, and more. When you’re done, you can then sell the virtual house back, turning some sweet profit. You can find House Flipper on Steam Greenlight.

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Cucco's Revenge Squad is back in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is finally out and all Nintendo fans rejoice since they’re finally able to go on a new adventure with Link. However, we found the whole adventuring boring and decided to hunt some cuccos instead. Since we never learn, we got our butts handed to us by the Cucco’s Revenge Squad. And you can watch it here.

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Elex pushed back to Q3 2017

The upcoming science-fantasy action RPG from Piranha Bytes, the creators of the Gothic and Risen series, was supposed to launch on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in early 2017, but that is no longer the case. In their PAX East line-up, THQ Nordic revealed that Elex has been delayed to Q3 2017. Other titles that the publisher is going to present at the Boston-based video games convention (running through March 10-12) are SpellForce 3, Battle Chasers: Nightwar, This is the Police (console versions), and Lock’s Quest.

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Outlast 2 gets a release date

The guys at Red Barrels have finally revealed the release date of Outlast 2, the upcoming sequel to one of the scariest horror action adventure games of the recent years. The second installment will start freaking us out on April 24, 2017. Like its predecessor, Outlast 2 is coming out on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Outlast 2 is going to be sold digitally or bundled with the original Outlast and its expansion Outlast: Whistleblower, dubbed Outlast Trinity.

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Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 delayed again, but still due in April

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, another installment in a first-person shooter series from Polish company CI Games, has been delayed once more. The game is not coming out on April 4, 2017, as we previously heard, but three weeks later – on April 25. Turns out that the development team needs a bit more time to implement improvements based on players’ feedback from the recent beta. This new date marks the simultaneous release on all platforms: PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.

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Bolivia ready to take legal action against Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Bolivian authorities aren’t too happy about how their country is depicted in the upcoming Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands. The game features a fictional modern-day story set in Bolivia controlled by a drug cartel. To be 100% precise, the Bolivians formally asked the French government to intervene before they take legal action. In response, Ubisoft explained that Ghost Recon: Wildlands is simply a work of fiction and Bolivia was chosen as a background for the open world action game only because of its landscapes.

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Orisa is a new tank character coming to Overwatch

Blizzard Entertainment presents a new playable hero joining the roster of characters in their team-based online shooter Overwatch, currently available on test servers. Orisa is a modified version of an OR-15 combat robot, which serves the role of an anchor tank. In combat she uses Fusion Driver, which is a sort of machine gun with high rate of fire and capacity. In its alternative mode, the weapon fires a pulse which pulls nearby enemies toward itself. Orisa can also briefly increase her defense and stability as well as put a protective barrier wherever she wants.

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