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Resident Evil Village (aka RE8) Is a Continuation of Resident Evil 7

In an interview with Japanese Magazine Famitsu, Resident Evil producers – Tsuyoshi Kanda and Pete Fabiano – shed some light a on few details about Resident Evil Village. The big takeaway is the that the game is only about 60-percent finished, but we also learned just why it’s called “Village” and not simple RE8. According to the aforementioned RE producers, Resident Evil Village has been in the works for just about three and a half years, and it’s still scheduled to launch sometime in 2021. As far as when we’ll see more footage, well there’s a plan to show off more of the game in August which is, coincidentally, when the next PlayStation 5 event is supposed to happen. The story line of RE: Village is essentially a drawn-out conclusion of RE7, following Ethan Winters – the man that got caught up in the events of RE7 as he was trying to find his missing wife. This, of...

The Ray Tracing Capability of Cyberpunk 2077 On PC Will Humble You As a Console Player

Much like the PlayStation vs. Xbox war, the PC vs. console war continues to rage, and the general consensus is that PC is better than consoles most of the time – at least until the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X launch, and we’ll have to revisit that statement. Be that as it may, Cyberpunk 2077 players on PC will have a huge advantage over console players at launch. I’m talking, of course, about ray tracing, and now we have a new set of images to showcase just how dramatically it improves the game. As you can see from the images we have here, Ray Tracing takes graphics and overall appearance to the next level. There are a handful of different effects going on here: Ray-Traced Diffuse Illumination: This “captures sky radiance” and emissive lighting. In other words, it’s able to more accurately distribute light in the game, so the sun and moon, for example, and realistically illuminate the city.Ray-Traced Reflections: This...

You Might Not Have to Pay A Lot To Get the Xbox Series X At Launch

If money is kind of tight for you, and you’ve been saving up to get the new Xbox Series X, then you might be happy to know that there will probably be another option: Xbox All Access. Word comes directly from Phil Spencer during the Game Lab Live keynote, where he did everything but confirm that the Series X would be supported by the subscription service at launch. And, if it’s not included in the program at launch, it will probably be included shortly thereafter. “Xbox All Access is going to be critical to both our launch for Xbox Series X as well as just the overall generation” He also went on to admit that in testing All Access there has been a major limitation in where it has been available, but that will all be changing very soon: “The response that we've seen where we've tested All Access has been great, but as you said, it's been limited in...

PlayStation VP Shines Light on the PlayStation 5’s User Interface Future Special Editions

Matt McLaurin, PlayStation’s VP of User Experience, spent some time on LinkedIn to answer some fan questions about the PS5. The idea behind the social Q&A was to discuss the PS5’s design, so we didn’t learn anything in terms of pricing, but we have learned that the PS5’s future is bright. PS5 Special Editions and Potential Customization When Sony finally revealed the PlayStation 5, the general consensus is that it looks downright amazing. While the Xbox Series X is rectangular and fairly bland, the PS5 features a subtle V shape with sharp edges and a two-tone design with sexy blue backlighting. The PS5 will, without a doubt, look amazing in my entertainment system as I’m sure it will in yours too. But, that’s now all that’s written in the cards. Sony is planning to release a number of special edition and customized models. “You can count on even more beautiful (and hopefully radical) special editions. Customization with...

Emphasizing Value Over Price Is Just a Nice Way To Say The PS5 Will Probably Be Expensive

We can finally lay eyes on the PlayStation 5, and we’ve even seen some gameplay, but how much is Sony’s next-gen console going to cost us? Well, it seems that Sony doesn’t even know and, if it does, it’s not ready to tell us yet. In an interview with BBC, PlayStation CEO, Jim Ryan, was questioned about the PS5’s pricing, and he was quick to point out that “you're not going to hear anything on price today.” He did, however, admit that Sony wants to “emphasize value as opposed to price” – something that could hint at the PlayStation 5 (and its games, for that matter) being a little more expensive than anyone is expecting. The discless “all-digital” version wasn’t made to be cheaper, either, it was made because “consumers are purchasing solely digitally these days” and the company wanted to “just offer choice” to its customers. “We must be more attentive than ever before to ensure that the overall value proposition in terms of the...

Oddworld Soulstorm’s PS5 Reveal Trailer Brought Tons of Action and Mayhem

The PS5 Future of Gaming event – the very one that gave us our first look at the PlayStation 5 console – included a deep look into a number of upcoming games. If Godfall’s new gameplay trailer didn’t interest you, then perhaps you’ll like what you see in the new Oddworld Soulstorm trailer. It’s far from our first look at gameplay, but there is a lot of action, mayhem, and a lot of cute aliens being laid to waste. Along with the action you can check out in the trailer below, the trailer also confirms that Soulstorm is, in fact, coming to both PlayStation 4 and PS5 exclusively, at least for a limited time before it’s released on console. That said, we still don’t have a release date for the PlayStation version of the game, so if you’re a PC player, don’t start holding your breath quite yet. Oddworld Soulstorm PlayStation Reveal Trailer https://youtu.be/aSqJof8iagc The trailer itself...

The New Gameplay Trailer for PS5-Exclusive Godfall Has Me Super Hyped

Shortly after the turn of the decade, we got out first look at Godfall gameplay, but we learned just a day afterward that it not only was it old PC footage but it was also more than one year old. Now, along with the reveal of the PlayStation 5, we’ve gotten our first look at official PS5 gameplay, and holy crap is it amazing As one of the first games announced for the PlayStation 5, we were expecting to see some real footage when the PS5 finally debuted, and sure enough, that’s exactly what happened. In the trailer (shown below), we got our first glimpse of the world Aperion on the precipice of ruin, and the music is on the same level of that as Doom Eternal – a very nice surprise, if I do say so myself. On top of that, we see a number of melee weapons and some pretty crazy abilites, both of which are used to hack your enemies to bits. And, let’s not forget...

The PS5 Has Finally Been Revealed, But Sony Hasn’t Shown It’s Full Hand Yet

If you were thinking like us, then your world stopped spinning for a moment when GTA V footage was showcased during the PS5 reveal event. We all thought a GTA 6 reveal was about to happen, but that sadly wasn’t the case. We did get a good look at a diverse offering of games, from AAA games like Spider-Man 2 to little indie games that seemed a little out of place during a major reveal. While it will forever be believed that Sony included those indie games because it didn’t have much else to offer at the time, PlayStation’s Jim Ryan is now saying that what we saw was just the tip of the iceberg. During an interview with BBC, Ryan was asked about that diverse range of games during the PS5 stream, some of which seemed a little out of place. His response was one that – to some extent – set the record straight as to why some “lesser” games were included in...

The Last of Us 2 Is Pre-Loading, But You’ll Need 80GB of Free Space

The Last of Us 2 is officially launching on June 19th with next to zero chance of further delay or drama, and you can now pre-load it onto your PS4 so you can start playing as soon as it launches. If you bought a digital copy of the game that is, anyway. And, the most important thing you need to know right now is that it will take up 76.97 GB of storage space on your console. https://www.reddit.com/r/PS4/comments/h7kbnw/the_last_of_us_part_ii_predownload_available_now Oddly enough, you’ll get an alert at 20.65 GB that the application is “ready to start,” but don’t be fooled into thinking that you’ll actually be able to start playing early. Unfortuantely, you’ll have to wait until June 19th like the rest of the world – outside of the lucky few that got an early copy for review purposes, of course. For now, you can start the pre-load and watch the trailer below if you haven’t seen it yet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOiUtRF8k28

The Next Battlefield Won’t Be a Remaster But Takes Inspiration From Battlefield 3

In response to a Twitter user reminiscing about how great Battlefield 3 was, Industry Insider, Tom Henderson, replied with the phrase “you’ll be a happy bunny next year then.” This was taken by many that the next Battlefield game – due in 2021 – would be a remaster of Battlefield 3. As it turns out, however, that isn’t the case at all. You'll be a happy bunny next year then 🙂 https://t.co/5sC3fd2Zxk— Tom Henderson (@_TomHenderson_) May 8, 2020 Elaboration - I was simply referring to the setting and direction of the next Battlefield game, not a remaster. https://t.co/uKNOAKXBZ0— Tom Henderson (@_TomHenderson_) May 31, 2020 As it turns out, EA and Dice aren’t working on a Battlefield remaster – at least not right now anyway. As you can see from the tweet on the right above, Henderson has elaborated a little more, and flat out squashed...

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Resident Evil Village (aka RE8) Is a Continuation of Resident Evil 7

In an interview with Japanese Magazine Famitsu, Resident Evil producers – Tsuyoshi Kanda and Pete Fabiano –...

The Ray Tracing Capability of Cyberpunk 2077 On PC Will Humble You As a Console Player

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You Might Not Have to Pay A Lot To Get the Xbox Series X At Launch

If money is kind of tight for you, and you’ve been saving up to get the new Xbox Series X, then you...

PlayStation VP Shines Light on the PlayStation 5’s User Interface Future Special Editions

Matt McLaurin, PlayStation’s VP of User Experience, spent some time on LinkedIn to answer some fan questions about the PS5. The idea...

Emphasizing Value Over Price Is Just a Nice Way To Say The PS5 Will Probably Be Expensive

We can finally lay eyes on the PlayStation 5, and we’ve even seen some gameplay, but how much is Sony’s next-gen console...