‘Cyberpunk 2077’ won’t require a high-end gaming rig

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In the latest edition of Night City Wire, CD Projekt Red revealed the minimum and recommended PC specs for Cyberpunk 2077. The good news is you won’t need a high-end gaming rig for it to run decently — so don’t worry too much if you missed out…

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Oculus Link for Quest headsets is moving out of beta this fall

By engadget, games, gaming, gear, News, Oculus, Oculus Link, oculus quest, oculus rift, oculuslink, oculusquest, oculusrift, video games, videogames, Virtual Reality, virtualreality, VR

A year after Facebook announced a way for people to play Oculus Rift games on the standalone Quest headset, it’s preparing to bring Oculus Link out of beta. The feature will be available more broadly sometime this fall.If you connect your Quest to a…

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Alto’s Adventure devs open a studio focused on ‘folk’ games

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The development team behind the classic snowboarding endless runners Alto’s Adventure and Alto’s Odyssey have opened a new studio called Land & Sea. They’ll focus on making “folk” games.Alto lead artist and developer Harry Nesbitt, pro…

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Someone squeezed a Nintendo Wii into a Game Boy Color-like case

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The Wii has a ton of great games that Nintendo hasn’t ported to the Switch, and it probably won’t do so in most cases. But there are ways you might be able to play Super Mario Galaxy on the go real soon instead of waiting for the rumored Switc…

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‘Predator: Hunting Grounds’ will let you play as young Arnie

By arnie, arnold schwarzenegger, arnoldschwarzenegger, engadget, games, gaming, illfonic, News, playstation 4, playstation4, predator, predator hunting grounds, predatorhuntinggrounds, ps4, video games, videogames

Although you could already play as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s iconic character Dutch in Predator: Hunting Grounds, it was an older version of Major Alan Schaefer to fit with the game’s more modern setting. But for those who’d prefer to adopt the …

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‘Crysis Remastered’ can run in 8K, if your PC can handle it

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If a Nintendo Switch can run the Crysis remaster, you might assume more powerful consoles and modern PCs should have no trouble in handing the notoriously resource-hungry game. Maybe not so much if you’re hoping to play Crysis Remastered with …

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‘CoD: Warzone’ season five brings big map changes and a mini royale mode

By battle royale, battleroyale, call of duty, call of duty modern warfare, call of duty: warzone, callofduty, callofdutymodernwarfare, callofdutywarzone, cod, engadget, games, gaming, modern warfare, modernwarfare, multiplayer, News, video games, videogames, warzone

Some details about season five of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone emerged yesterday when Activision Blizzard and Infinity Ward released an all-action trailer, but there’s so much more in store once you’ve installed the update. Warzone…

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‘Hyper Scape’ is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on August 11th

By battle royale, battleroyale, engadget, games, gaming, hyper scape, hyperscape, News, pc, playstation 4, playstation4, ps4, ubisoft, video games, videogames, xbox one, xboxone

Hyper Scape, Ubisoft’s free-to-play battle royale, is making its way to consoles in a couple of weeks. It’ll arrive on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 11th. PC players have been able to try an open beta of Hyper Scape over the last severa…

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iOS game sale offers discounts on ‘Journey,’ ‘Flower’ and ‘Donut Country’

By annapurna interactive, annapurnainteractive, donut country, donutcountry, engadget, engadgetdeals, Florence, flower, games, gaming, gone home, gonehome, gorogoa, ios, journey, Mobile Games, mobile gaming, mobilegames, mobilegaming, News, telling lies, tellinglies, thebuyersguide, video games, videogames

Publisher Annapurna Interactive has been involved with some of the most memorable games of recent years, and you can score several of those titles on the cheap on iOS right now. It’s running a sale in which you can snag some Annapurna games fo…

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‘Alt254’ is a Zelda-style adventure where you play as a pixel

By alt254, engadget, games, gaming, indie game, indie games, indiegame, indiegames, News, pixel art, pixelart, rename studio, renamestudio, steam, video games, videogames

The next generation of gaming is almost upon us and we’ve had some peeks at super-detailed and realistic visuals for upcoming PS5 and Xbox Series X titles. We’ll get a look at some more this Thursday during the Xbox games showcase. But an upco…

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‘Shin Megami Tensei V’ arrives on Switch in 2021

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The next iteration of Shin Megami Tensei has been in the works for several years, and while we already knew it was bound for Nintendo Switch, it’s remained unclear until now when you’ll be able to get your hands on it. During today’s Nintendo …

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‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ will have an in-game store for mods

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Microsoft Flight Simulator is a seriously big game — one physical version will be available on 10 DVDs, after all. You’ll be able to navigate a simulation of the entire planet and it’ll incorporate live, real-world flight and weather data. It …

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‘Crysis Remastered’ trailer proves the Switch can run ‘Crysis’

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Back when Crysis debuted in 2007, it was nigh-on unfathomable that you’d be able to play the notoriously power-hungry game pretty much anywhere. Fast forward 13 years, and you’ll be able to play the thing on your ride to work — you know, when …

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The Marvel’s Avengers beta hits PS4 first on August 7th

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It’s nearly time for The Avengers to assemble again. Crystal Dynamics has revealed the beta launch dates for Marvel’s Avengers, but not everyone will get their hands on it at the same time.Players who pre-ordered Marvel’s Avengers on PS4 will …

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OnePlus owners can claim an exclusive ‘Fortnite’ dance emote

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Fortnite players who have a OnePlus phone are in for a treat. Starting today and for a limited time, you can snag a free, exclusive Bhangra Boogie dance emote if you have a OnePlus 3 or newer. You’ll have to claim your code from the OnePlus we…

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‘Control’ is headed to PS5 and Xbox Series X

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Remedy’s mind-bending action-adventure Control has won plenty of praise, including for its gorgeous visuals. But, at least before the developer improved the game’s performance with patches, it struggled on the base PS4 and Xbox One, and droppe…

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‘The Outer Worlds’ will land on Nintendo Switch on June 5th

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Almost two months after it was delayed, The Outer Worlds has a new Switch release date. It'll arrive on Nintendo's console on June 5th. It was originally scheduled to arrive on Nintendo's console earlier this month, but…

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‘Gwent: The Witcher Card Game’ finally arrives on Android

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At long last, Gwent: The Witcher Card Game has made its way to Android after it debuted on iOS back in October. The Android release arrived almost a year to the day after CD Projekt Red announced it was working on smartphone versions of the fr…

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‘Minecraft’ takes students on a free tour of the ISS

By av, coronavirus, covid-19, Education, engadget, games, gaming, Minecraft, minecraft education edition, minecrafteducationedition, mojang, remote learning, services, video games, videogames

To help students who are stuck at home keep on learning, there’s a new glut of free educational material available in Minecraft. Mojang has added an Education category to the Marketplace, which includes a bunch of lessons from Minecraft: Education Ed…

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F1 drivers will compete in a virtual grand prix series

By av, coronavirus, covid-19, engadget, esports, f1, f1 2019, f12019, formula 1, formula1, games, gaming, grand prix, grandprix, racing, racing game, racinggame, video games, videogames

With their season on hold because of coronavirus fears, Formula 1 drivers will surely be desperate for a competitive outlet to keep them (and their fans) occupied. So, just like soccer players and NASCAR drivers, they’re diving into a virtual version…

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The latest ‘Overwatch’ hero can transform into enemy characters

By activision blizzard, activisionblizzard, art, av, blizzard, echo, engadget, fps, games, gaming, overwatch, video games, videogames

Echo, the latest Overwatch hero, is joining the ranks of the game’s damage dealers with some nifty-sounding abilities. The AI robot’s ultimate in particular will give players plenty of new scope for creativity — when they activate Duplicate, Echo ca…

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‘The Witcher 3’ update brings PC cross-saves to the Switch

By av, cd projekt red, cdprojektred, cross-save, crosssave, engadget, games, gaming, gog, nintendo switch, nintendoswitch, rpg, steam, the witcher 3, thewitcher3, video games, videogames

If you’re hooked on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PC and want to keep playing while you’re on the go, you can do just that perhaps with a little more ease than in the past. CD Projekt Red has tossed a coin to its Nintendo Switch players by adding save…

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‘Apex Legends’ season 4 trailer shows the assassin Revenant in action

By Apex Legends, apexlegends, av, engadget, games, gaming, respawn, respawn entertainment, respawnentertainment, revenant, trailer, video games, videogames

Apex Legends Season 4 is about to get underway, and Respawn offered a taste of what’s in store with a gameplay trailer. Opening in the guise of a Hammond Robotics corporate video, it hints at some forthcoming changes to the World’s Edge map. The clip…

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‘Iron Man VR’ is delayed until May 15th

By av, camouflaj, engadget, gaming, iron man vr, ironman, ironmanvr, ps vr, ps4, psvr, video games, videogames, Virtual Reality, virtualreality, VR

It seems we’re not quite done with the recent deluge of game delays — you’ll now have to wait a bit longer before you can scoot around the skies in Tony Stark’s suit in Iron Man VR. Camouflaj is shunting the PS VR game’s release date from February 2…

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LG’s latest 4K monitors include a 32-inch model with a space-saving stand

By 32un880, 4K, ces2020, display, engadget, games, gaming, gear, lg, monitor, peripherals, personal computing, personalcomputing, ultrafine, ultragear, UltraWide, videogames

LG is fond of unveiling monitors before CES, but its newest batch may be particularly interesting if you value every inch of free space on your desk. The headlining monitor for 2020 is the UltraFine Ergo (32UN880), a 32-inch 4K screen that fl…

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EA will host an ‘Apex Legends’ tournament series in 2020

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It was probably only a matter of time, but Apex Legends is about to get its own esports league. Starting early next year, EA and developer Respawn Entertainment will invite the game’s top PC players to compete in the Apex Legends Global Series.

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‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ broke multiple sales records for EA

By av, ea, engadget, gaming, respawn, respawn entertainment, star wars, star wars jedi fallen order, steam, videogames, Visceral Games

Less than a month after release, EA has declared Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order a success. While the publisher didn’t break out any numbers, it did say that the title has sold more digital downloads than any other Star Wars game to date in its first tw…

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‘Mortal Kombat’ and ‘Super Mario Kart’ join the Video Game Hall of Fame

By art, colossal cave adventure, colossalcaveadventure, engadget, gaming, microsoft windows solitaire, microsoftwindowssolitaire, mortal kombat, mortalkombat, solitaire, super mario kart, supermariokart, video game hall of fame, video games, videogamehalloffame, videogames, world video game hall of fame, worldvideogamehalloffame

Sorry, Half-Life fans, you’ll have to wait at least another year to see the classic FPS make it into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The National Museum of Play has announced this year’s batch of inductees: Mortal Kombat, Super Mario Kart, Colossa…

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Epic Games Store plans include cloud saves and achievements

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Don’t worry if you think the Epic Games Store’s features are threadbare at the moment — there’s a good chance the features you like are in the pipeline. Epic has posted a public roadmap for its portal, and you can expect a steady stream of addition…

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‘Apex Legends’ team plans to fix player hitbox issues

By apexlegends, av, battleroyale, engadget, games, gaming, gear, hitbox, personal computing, personalcomputing, ps4, respawn, respawnentertainment, video, videogames, xboxone

Apex Legends is a success by most measures, but that doesn’t mean it’s without problems. A Respawn community manager said the developer is aware of and “discussing” multiple complaints that the hitboxes (the invisible shapes that determine whether o…

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‘Apex Legends’ will make it easier to report cheaters

By apexlegends, av, cheating, ea, engadget, games, gaming, Internet, personal computing, personalcomputing, ps4, respawn, respawnentertainment, videogames, windows, xboxone

Apex Legends already has cheaters just two weeks into its existence, and Respawn wants to be sure they don’t become too much of a problem. The studio has dropped not-so-subtle hints that it’s incorporating a cheat reporting tool in its battle royale…

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Game streamer Ninja will have his own toy line

By augmentedreality, collectible, engadget, gadgetry, Gadgets, games, gaming, gear, Internet, Mobile, ninja, Streaming, toy fair 2019, toyfair, toyfair2019, Toys, Twitch, tylerblevins, videogames

You can’t usually show support for a game streamer in the real world outside of t-shirt and stickers, but Wicked Cool Toys is kicking things up a notch. It’s introducing a line of toys themed around streamers, starting with Twitch superstar Tyler “N…

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