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Bethesda and ZeniMax have announced the latest expansion coming to MMORPG The Elder Scrolls Online.
The expansion arrives as part of ESO’s Gates of Oblivion year-long adventure, a sprawling event that will see new events periodically added to the game throughout the year.
The first of these, the Flames of Ambition DLC, arrives in March and adds new dungeons that will build up to the events of the main Blackwood expansion.
More dungeons will be released sometime after the Blackwood expansion as well as an end-of-story DLC that will include “new adventures and areas.”
The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood is out 1 June on PC, Mac and Stadia, then arrives on Xbox One and PS4 8 June.
What do you think of ESO’s latest expansion? Let us know below.
The Game Bakers (Furi) have revealed a release date for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 editions of Haven, an adventure game about “love, freedom and rebellion.”
The commitment to making sure Haven was available day one on Xbox Game Pass (both on console and PC) also had to be treated as a “high priority,” according to The Game Bakers.
In Haven, players control Yu and Kay, two runaway lovers that have escaped their home world and settled on a strange new planet. Players can explore their surroundings by gliding over the landscape as they search for resources and battle dangerous fauna in real-time strategic combat. Though it’s designed for solo play first and foremost, Haven also supports local co-op for two players.
Haven is out 4 February on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. It’s currently available on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5.
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34BigThings’ Redout: Space Assault, an arcade space shooter, launches today on Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch and PC.
It looks like Space Assault also takes a hefty dose of inspiration from a past classic, with the arcade-style gameplay and barrel rolls shown off in the trailer being very reminiscent of the early Star Fox games.
Rather than an Arwing, however, players will be battling it out in a fully customisable “Super Orbital Recon Fighter,” utilising a wide variety of weapon upgrades to “outmanoeuvre, overpower and outclass” their opponents in dogfights.
Redout: Space Assault is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC with an RRP of £8.99/$9.99/€9.99.
Let us know your thoughts on the series’ new direction below or in the forums.
Bandai Namco are adding some new cosmetic items to their aerial combat game, Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown, in celebration of its two-year anniversary.
And here’s a full list of all the incoming cosmetics:
New Ace Combat 7 skins
New Ace Combat 7 emblems
Since its release two years ago, Ace Combat 7 has shipped over 2.5 million copies. The game is currently available on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. It’s also playable on Xbox Series X|S and PS5 via backwards compatibility
Will you be returning to AC7: Skies Unknown to celebrate its anniversary with the new cosmetic items? Let us know below.
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Nintendo have shared more details on New Pokémon Snap, including a late April release date, in an all-new trailer.
Players will be able to grab the attention of wild Pokémon by chucking out a fluffruit, which can also be used to try and draw the Pocket Monsters into various situations.
New Pokémon Snap is set in a new area known as the Lental Region, which appears to be made up of a series of islands and archipelagos. Lental is also home to the rare Illumina phenomenon which causes certain plants and Pokémon to glow, and it’s up to you to find out what causes it.
More than 200 Pokémon will be available to photograph and can be spotted exhibiting a variety of behaviours. Some will move in groups or individually, and they can also be caught playing together or battling each other.
New Pokémon Snap is out 30 April exclusively on Nintendo Switch and has an RRP of £49.99 / $59.99.
Let us know your thoughts on the game below or in the forums.
Ubisoft and Lucasfilm Games are teaming up to bring players an all-new Star Wars game, it’s been revealed.
While there are no details on the geographical setting or time period just yet, it does sound like Ubisoft’s Star Wars game will feature a new set of characters with their own unique story.
According to Creative Director Julian Gerighty, it’ll be “a unique game in the saga with a captivating story and set of characters that players can relate to and connect with.” Gerighty continued, “We want to take what is familiar and resonant about Star Wars and tell the stories of new characters who have their own motivations and stakes.” The full interview is available here.
Today’s reveal isn’t the only big piece of news coming out of the recently revived Lucasfilm Games, with yesterday bringing about confirmation that Bethesda and Machine Games (Wolfenstein 2) are making a new Indiana Jones game.
No release date or target platforms have been announced for either game yet, but feel free to speculate over in the forums or in the comments below.
Nintendo have released a new trailer showing off Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury gameplay, giving players their first look at the new expansion in action.
As showcased in the trailer, it looks like Bowser has been covered in some sort of goo reminiscent of that which plagued Isle Delfino in Super Mario Sunshine. It’s made him very big and very angry, so it’s up to Mario and Jr. to stop/save him.
Right at the end of the footage we also get a quick glimpse of a supersized Cat Mario preparing to face off against a supersized Bowser.
Away from the new expansion, the Switch version of Super Mario 3D World will feature a few gameplay enhancements over the 2013 Wii U original. All characters boast faster movement speeds, increased climbing height with the Super Bell ability activated, plus there’s now online multiplayer and gyro control support.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury is out 12 February exclusively on Nintendo Switch.
What do you think of the new expansion? Let us know below or in the forums.