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Monster Hunter World PC Update 1.01 Focuses on Connectivity Issues

Earlier this month, Capcom’s action RPG title, Monster Hunter World, received a significant update. At the time, update 5.00 was the game’s fourth free content update, adding a new rhino-like Behemoth for players to slay, adding new Final Fantasy XIV: Dragoons-inspired armour and weapons, and even new Palico equipment. read more

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AMD silicon could be your best bet for real-time ray tracing in Battlefield 5

Nvidia’s new RTX GPUs may represent the way it’s meant to be played when you’re ray tracing the living hell out of Battlefield 5, but the new Turing graphics architecture isn’t the be-all and end-all of real-time ray tracing. AMD’s own hardware might have something to say about the performance of games with all those billions of rays of light beaming around. read more

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Skate up a giant spider’s legs and then blow it up in this Tony Hawk x Doom crossover

The world of videogame crossovers can be pretty wild, but I’m not sure I was ready for skating to be combined with the modern-day shooter. I was quite surprised then, to find out that not only is such a game in active development, but it’s actually looking pretty impressive. read more

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The Predator Thronos is the perfect gaming chair for the tragic millionaire

Acer has just announced its Predator Thronos, a gaming chair so totally 1337 and exorbitant that it defies all reason whatsoever. The chair itself, or “gamer’s cave” as OEM giant Acer refers to it, is a motorised cockpit capable of fitting three 27-inch gaming monitors within its 1.5 metre tall steel chassis. read more

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Total War gets gory with Thrones of Britannia’s Blood, Sweat, and Spears pack

Creative Assembly has just announced a gory new add-on for A Total War: Saga: Thrones of Britannia. The Blood, Sweat, and Spears pack adds an awful lot of blood (and other forms of decapitation and dismemberment) to the strategy game, which is set on the British Isles during the time of the Anglo Saxons. read more

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Steel Division 2 features 600 incredibly detailed units

Eugen Systems has released a new trailer for Steel Division II, the incredibly detailed sequel to Steel Division: Normandy 44. As well as giving players a look at the game’s enormous range of tanks and planes in action, the trailer shows off the new Armory, a staging ground in which you’ll be able to get a detailed look at every one of the game’s 600 units. read more

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Half a million people watched Cyberpunk 2077’s gameplay stream

You’re probably aware that Cyberpunk 2077 got its first public reveal trailer earlier this week. After months of tantalising snippets of information from those members of the press lucky enough to see the game at either E3 or Gamescom, players’ prayers were finally answered as CDPR streamed the entire 48-minute gameplay demo on Twitch. read more