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5 Best Xbox One Games 2021: Halo, Assassin’s Creed, more

Gaming comes naturally to some and, to others, it takes a lot of work. Regardless, that’s not going to stop anyone from spending hours trying out new games to hone their skills. If you’re someone who is interested in what Xbox has to offer, you’re in luck. Microsoft’s Xbox One is one of the most powerful video game consoles ever made, but what good is all that power if you don’t have the latest and greatest games to play? If you’ve been slacking lately and you’ve neglected to keep up with all of the great releases that have been hitting...
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Ars Technica

Sony’s new PS5 firmware can make your games slightly faster

Sony's latest PS5 system firmware update makes some games run slightly faster, at least under certain scenarios. In a new Digital Foundry video, it was discovered that a performance bump—which affects both the console's 1000 series launch model and recently released 1100 series model revision—appears to make certain games run up to three percentage points faster.
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Minecraft's Screaming Goats Were Created Using Real Screaming Goats

In a new video from Mojang's Secrets of Minecraft series, the game's developer revealed a number of details about Minecraft's Caves and Cliffs update. Screaming Goats were added as part of Minecraft version 1.17.0, and some fans might be curious about how these sounds were actually recorded for the game. The Screaming Goats were apparently inspired by a viral YouTube video of goats screaming like humans, and to replicate that idea in Minecraft, the developers used a mix of actual goat screams, as well as humans screaming to mimic the sound. According to the latest episode of Secrets of Minecraft, "you'll find a 50/50 mix" of human and goat screams in the game!

Melty Blood: Type Lumina - Noel VS Roa Gameplay Video 1

Roa and Noel face off in this gameplay video for the upcoming game, Melty Blood: Type Lumina. Check it out for a look at the characters in action. Melty Blood: Type Lumina launches on September 30 for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Steam.

Ubisoft Releases New Far Cry 6 Trailers Starring Giancarlo Esposito

When Far Cry 6 releases next month, the game will see actor Giancarlo Esposito in the role of villain Anton Castillo. After his roles in Breaking Bad and The Mandalorian, Esposito has earned a reputation for playing compelling villains, and Ubisoft clearly hopes he'll leave just as strong an impression when he appears in Far Cry 6. Today, the publisher released a total of four new trailers starring the actor, in which Esposito plays up his menacing presence. The actor seems to be having a lot of fun in these teasers, and they should get fans even more excited to face off against him in the game!

Alan Wake Remastered Seemingly Leaks for Nintendo Switch

Remedy Entertainment's upcoming release of Alan Wake Remastered looks as though it could be coming to Nintendo Switch in the near future. Earlier this month, the studio revealed that it would be bringing the new iteration of the classic action-adventure title to PlayStation, Xbox, and PC platforms, although Switch was notably left out. Fortunately, for those that only own the Nintendo platform, it looks like a release for the console is still in the cards, even though it might not be arriving at the same time as other versions of the game.
The Windows Club

Fix Xbox Update Error Code 0x8B0500D0, 0x00000000, 0x90050005

Some Xbox gamers while trying to update the console software doesn’t update successfully, and may encounter the error code 0x8B0500D0, 0x00000000, 0x90050005 during or following the update, or the console might not start correctly after the update is complete. This post provides the most suitable solutions. When you encounter this...

Grab Borderlands 3 on PlayStation and Xbox for only $10

Borderlands 3 was finally released in 2019 after years of hype and anticipation, and it’s definitely one of the best fast-paced shooters in recent history. Gearbox Software has been working on additional content and a new spin-off, which means the Standard Edition of Borderlands 3 (with no DLC) has continued to drop in price. Best Buy is now selling Borderlands 3 Standard Edition for just $9.99, which is $20 below the original price.

Xbox Controllers Will Soon Let You Double-Tap To Switch Between Devices

One of the great things about the Xbox controller is how versatile it is. Not only can you use it with the console (obviously), but thanks to its Bluetooth connectivity, you can also use it with other devices like smartphones, tablets, or your PC. However, switching between devices can be a bit troublesome.
Nintendo Life

Alan Wake Remastered Has Been Rated For Nintendo Switch

It looks like Remedy Entertainment - the creator of Control - might be bringing its action-adventure game, Alan Wake Remastered, across to the Nintendo Switch. A new listing on the Brazil Advisory Rating Board suggests the title is en route to Nintendo's hybrid platform in some way or form. Being the "remastered" version, there's the possibility it could be a cloud release - just like Control.
Cult of Mac

Easily attach iPhone to Xbox controller with OtterBox MagSafe clip [Review]

The OtterBox Mobile Gaming Clip for MagSafe uses magnets to connect your iPhone to your Xbox controller. It’s quick but secure. And you can easily rotate between landscape and portrait orientation. I played a bunch of different games over the weekend using this accessory. Here’s why I like it. OtterBox...

NieR: Automata Director Yoko Taro Plays Fuga: Melodies of Steel So You Can See Which Child He’ll Sacrifice to the Soul Cannon

Dark-themed RPGs have pretty much made up the entire catalog of games developed by NieR: Automata and Drakengard director Yoko Taro. However, just recently, developer CyberConnect2 self-published their own action RPG with mature elements, Fuga: Melodies of Steel. During gameplay, players have the choice to sacrifice a child to a...

The Good Life sets a launch date for October 15

It’s been a long time coming, but this fall, The Good Life will finally be in town. The latest from Hidetaka Suehiro, or “Swery,” and the team at White Owls hits on Oct. 15, 2021. To coincide with the news, publisher Playism and White Owls put out a new trailer,...

Explore the Commonwealth in Fallout 4 GOTY Edition for only $19

Fallout 4 is Bethesda’s most recent open-world RPG adventure, not counting the online-only Fallout 76. It’s set in post-apocalyptic Boston, referred to as ‘The Commonwealth’ by its inhabitants, with the usual mix of 1950’s aesthetic and advanced technology found in all the other Fallout games. You can easily spend hundreds of hours traveling through The Commonwealth, and now the Game of the Year Edition with all DLC is on sale for as little as $19 at Amazon and Best Buy.

Swery's The Good Life finally fetches a launch date for October

Small towns always seem to have secrets afoot and it's no different in The Good Life. This mystery adventure led by Hidetaka 'Swery' Suehiro of Deadly Premonition fame has been publicly kicking about for a while now. It's dug up a date at last, proudly fetching us back an October 15th launch. That's when you'll be headed to the British countryside to photograph your way out of debt and try to learn the secrets of the town where everyone turns into animals.
Nintendo Enthusiast

The Good Life release date set: Swery debt repayment RPG paws October

Publisher Playism and developer White Owls have dropped the release date trailer for The Good Life, a “debt repayment RPG” from Hidetaka Suehiro (“Swery”) that will launch on October 15, 2021 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. The game has been in the works for a good while now, having conducted a successful Kickstarter back in 2018, and it has a pretty wild premise. Journalist Naomi Hayward travels to Rainy Woods in England for photography and to investigate a secret for a client — and she’s doing it because she needs the money to help “escape a colossal mountain of debt.” However, the weird part is that Naomi discovers the townspeople transform into cats and dogs at night, and eventually she can too. Oh, and there’s also a murder to solve.

SWERY’s Detective Thriller ‘The Good Life’ Set to Release on October

Hidetaka “SWERY” Suehiro, best known as the creator of Deadly Premonition, D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die, and The Missing, and company White Owls, is set to release their new RPG/life sim adventure, The Good Life on October 15th, 2021. The game will launch on PC, (via Steam) PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One.