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PlayStation 5 Getting Discord Voice Integration, Other Features

Photo: sony sony just announced a ton of new features currently under development. Features such as support for 1440p output have been teased for sometime while others, such as the ability to join a Discord voice chat natively, feel like they should have been announced sooner than several years into the console’s life cycle. You …

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Resident Evil 4 Remake Adds Sidequests, Makes Other Changes

Leon can, in fact, block Chainsaw Man (Capcom edition)’s overhead. Sadly, it comes at a price.screenshot: Capcom / Kotaku In a new Game Informer cover story, Capcom detailed some of the changes that the hotly anticipated remake of Resident Evil 4 is making to the original, hugely influential horror game. One of the major changes …

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Dead Space Remake Exploit Earns You Infinite Money, Ammo

screenshot: Motive Studio / Kotaku Motive Studio’s dead space remake is a bloody slow-crawl to victory, one that might be made easier with an exploit spotted by a Reddit user earlier this week. The exploit lets players pop out endless Pulse Rifle ammo to exchange for currency, a process one commenter in that Reddit remembers …

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Epic Kills Battle Royale Game Just Six Months After Release

Picture: Rumbleverse In August 2022, Epic Games—developers of Fortnitecustodians of the Epic Games Store, creators of the Unreal Engine, rich as God—published a melee-based battle royale game called Rumbleverse. It is now January 2023 (February already for me here in Australia), and the game is already being killed off. Here are some impressions written by …

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PS VR2 Isn’t Even Out Yet And It’s Already Selling Poorly

Picture: sony Sony’s PlayStation VR2 headsets don’t release for several more weeks, but the console manufacturer is already reportedly cutting inventory by half after receiving fewer preorders than expected. Some analysts are still skeptical the device will ever be more than an “expensive accessory for the PS5.” Bloomberg reported last fall that Sony planned to …

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Activision Blizz Exec Has Most Unhinged Last Of Us Show Take

screenshot: HBO / Kotaku The Last of Us inspired no shortage of takes when it first released back in 2013. The HBO TV adaptation has been no different. Like a massive EpiPen of stimulus for the take economy in the middle of winter, it has elicited both over-the-top praise, scornful dismissals, and everything in-between. But …

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Thank You, Hi-Fi Rush, For Sparing Us From Video Game Marketing

screenshot: Hi-Fi Rush Hi-Fi Rusha game built around the concept of pure joy, was notable last week for two things. One, it’s really, really good! And two, it achieved that raret of video game feats: a successful surprise release. By surprise I mean absolute surprise. One minute nobody knew the game even existed, the next …

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Phil Spencer Defends Future Of Halo Amid Cuts And Criticism

Picture: 343 Industries/Microsoft Things haven’t been going great for Xbox recently. Microsoft is facing stiff resistance in its attempt to acquire Activision Blizzard. It released hardly any big exclusive blockbusters last year. And it just cut over 10,000 jobs last week, including many senior developers did Halo Infinite Studio 343 Industries. Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil …

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