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Day: December 13, 2019
The sequel to the beloved indie Metroidvania is journeying ever deeper into development, and while the Hollow Knight: Silksong release date is still set for a vague ‘when it’s ready,’ the developers at Team Cherry are still showing off some of the new features you can expect. Today, that includes a glimpse at some new enemies and two full songs off the expanding soundtrack.
Conan Exiles still enjoys a solid community and still offers the chance to fulfill all your traditional videogame fantasies, such as being a powerful barbarian or having an extremely large penis. This free weekend is about more than dong sliders, though – a big new update has added mounts, so if you haven’t checked in for a bit you’ll find a whole bunch of new horseback content to enjoy.
PlayerUnknown’s Prologue made its appearance among The Game Awards announcements last night, but it seems Brendan ‘PlayerUnknown’ Greene is pulling a Morpheus on us – no one can be told what Prologue is. The teaser left way more questions than answers, but a new interview sheds the tiniest bit of light on what the new project is.
Resident Evil 3’s Nemesis makes his big comeback in next year’s remake, but it seems the BOW isn’t content to wait for the Resident Evil 3 remake release date. The monster has made a small appearance in a new version of the Resident Evil 2 demo, and it’s just one part of a pattern of easter eggs bleeding into this year’s hit remake.
Look out Rainbow Six Siege – there’s a new tactical FPS in town. Or there will be, sometime in 2020. Devs from some AAA studios (like Wargaming and Remedy) have teamed up to create new studio Redhill Games, and announced their first title at The Game Awards 2019. It’s called Nine to Five and is “a fresh take” on the tactical FPS genre, due to hit alpha testing next year.
Microsoft’s Xbox Series X unveiling has confirmed AMD’s next-gen RDNA graphics cards will support DirectX 12’s Variable Rate Shading (VRS) technology to improve frame rates… and actually give it a chance to nail those 4K 60fps promises. That’s not just a bonus for the new Xbox PC, but it’s going to be a massive help to anyone buying a new graphics card in 2020.
Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has unveiled the Xbox Series X (né Xbox Scarlett), a machine that’s as much a games console as my desktop PC is a calculator. Taking design notes from Apple and Corsair, the new Xbox Series X is a towering monolith of a PC. The launch bundle includes the new Xbox Wireless Controller and a set of tiny apes who will bludgeon each other to death beneath the Series X when it’s placed atop your coffee table.
Ever heard of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim? You know, that RPG from 2011 packed with dragons, draugr, and the Dovahkiin that did quite well? Yeah, that one. Well, the land of Skyrim is headed to ZeniMax’s The Elder Scrolls Online. That’s according to a little tease included in a wrap-up trailer for the game’s Season of the Dragon shown at The Game Awards last night.
China is reportedly tearing all foreign PC hardware and operating systems out of its state systems by 2022. The country’s government is set on lessening the country’s reliance on foreign tech, especially from US manufacturers, to ease security concerns and bolster its own domestic chipmakers.