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Edith Finch dev’s formerly PlayStation-exclusive The Unfinished Swan now on PC

Eight years after its PS3 launch, What Remains of Edith Finch developer Giant Sparrows’s gorgeous first-person narrative puzzler The Unfinished Swan has arrived on iOS and PC. The Unfinished Swan, which made its PS3 debut in 2012 and later released on PS4, magics players to a mysterious painted world which initially appears as a canvas […]

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Pac-Man Geo lets you play mazes created from real-world roads

Bandai Namco is getting in on the location-based mobile game action, reaching into its pit of nostalgia to grace the world with the free-to-play Pac-Man Geo. Pac-Man Geo, as its name suggests, takes the classic maze-roving action of the legendary arcade series, and combines it with the new-fangled video-game-but-utilising-the-real-world premise popularised by the likes of […]

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Microsoft confirms Xbox Series S won’t support Xbox One X backward-compatibility enhancements

Microsoft has offered clarification on backward-compatibility features for its upcoming Xbox Series S console, confirming the machine will apply its own enhancements, rather than support Xbox One X enhancements, to backward compatible games. At present, Xbox One X, Microsoft’s most powerful current-gen console, offers machine-exclusive enhancements for certain Xbox One and backward-compatible Xbox 360 titles, […]

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Death and chaos with Edith Finch and The Unfinished Swan

A short while into What Remains of Edith Finch, you come to a beach. It’s night, but you can still make out the silhouette of something, half sunk, against the horizon. You’ll probably want to check that out, you think, but not now – no boat, no way to get there, too far out – […]

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Xbox boss Phil Spencer revealed the Xbox Series S in June and no-one noticed

We thought the Xbox Series S leaked earlier this week – it turns out Microsoft had shown it off to the world back in June and no-one noticed. Xbox’s official Twitter account pointed out boss Phil Spencer had an Xbox Series S sitting on his shelf at home behind him during an interview with journalist […]

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Sony confirms PlayStation 5 showcase on 16th September

Sony has confirmed a PlayStation 5 showcase event for Wednesday, 16th September. It’s set for 1pm PDT, which is 9pm in the UK. In a post on the PlayStation Blog, Sony’s Sid Shuman said the showcase will feature “some of the great games coming to PS5 at launch (and beyond!)”. It’ll last around 40 minutes, […]

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UK retailer cancels all Super Mario 3D All-Stars pre-orders, blames Nintendo’s “woefully short” allocation

A UK retailer has cancelled all Super Mario 3D All-Stars pre-orders, blaming Nintendo for a “woefully short” allocation. Yesterday Base.com, which is popular among gamers for its cheap prices compared to the likes of Amazon and GAME, sent an email to customers who had pre-ordered the upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive notifying them of the cancellation. […]