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Did You Handle to Pre-Order a Subsequent-Gen Console?

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Finally, we all know the costs for next-gen consoles and Nvidia’s new wave of graphics playing cards, and preorders have kicked off in an enormous manner over the previous couple weeks. Final week, the PlayStation 5 preorders hit storefronts unexpectedly sooner than allegedly deliberate. In the meantime, Microsoft rigorously coordinated its personal preorders for the Xbox Collection X and Xbox Collection S this week… just for that to not go nicely both. Even in a pandemic the place an estimated 13.6 million…

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Axe of the Blood God: What Does the Future Maintain for Subsequent-Gen RPGs?

Concerning the Podcast USgamer’s official RPG podcast options Kat Bailey and Nadia Oxford as they discover WRPGs, JRPGs, MMORPGs, tabletop RPGs, and all the perfect within the fantastic world of roleplaying video games. Discover extra episodes in our podcast archive. This technology introduced loads of sudden modifications to RPGs, even when the style itself did not change that a lot. However what does the longer term maintain? That is the subject of this week’s episode of Axe of the Blood God [download link here]. I am joined by Senior Editor…

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Subsequent-Gen Value Bumps Mirror the “High quality of the Expertise,” Says Take-Two CEO

Bought a information tip? Is there one thing you assume we needs to be reporting on? Electronic mail news@usgamer.net. NBA 2K21’s next-gen model may have a value bounce proper out of the gate to $70, up $10 from its present technology counterpart. It is a value hike that is all of a sudden raised questions on whether or not this will probably be seen throughout the board, and right this moment, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick addressed the worth tag bump. Talking to GamesIndustry.biz, Zelnick says there hasn’t been a value…

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The 10 Gaming Developments That Must Die on Subsequent-Gen Consoles

This vacation season, we’ll have new consoles in our leisure facilities. Whereas we on the USgamer employees are nonetheless deciding between the 2, we’re nonetheless trying ahead to each PlayStation 5 and Xbox Sequence X regardless. Currently, we have been considering what we wish out of the brand new consoles. No, not in video games or tech. Largely, we have been serious about what developments in gaming we might prefer to keep on this previous technology. Y’know, the kinds of issues we do not need to see return—whether or not…

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Individuals Can Fly Is Staffing up for a Subsequent-Gen Motion Journey to Comply with Outriders

Obtained a information tip? Is there one thing you suppose we must be reporting on? E-mail news@usgamer.net. Individuals Can Fly, makers of Bulletstorm, Painkiller, and Gears of Conflict: Judgment, are going to be amongst the handful of huge studios launching on next-gen platforms later this yr. The cross-gen launch of Outriders, a Sq. Enix-published third-person “shooter RPG,” would be the staff’s first outing on the brand new {hardware}, but it surely’s already planning for an additional. Right now, Individuals Can Fly introduced that it’s engaged on “a new original action-adventure…

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Gabe Newell, At present Hunkered Down in New Zealand, Provides Subsequent-Gen Edge to Xbox

Received a information tip? Is there one thing you suppose we must be reporting on? E-mail news@usgamer.net. Billionaire and Valve Software program co-founder Gabe Newell is at the moment stationed in New Zealand, the place he is been staying since COVID-19 went from being an outbreak to a worldwide pandemic. He is now organizing a free live performance as a “thanks” to the nation and making the rounds on New Zealand TV to advertise the occasion—and, over the weekend, he declared a desire for the Xbox Collection X over the…

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Xbox Rebounds With a Robust Subsequent-Gen Exclusives Showcase

Nobody appeared to actually know if they need to be excited going into this morning’s Xbox Video games Showcase. Xbox has performed its finest to push Xbox Sequence X with a gradual drumbeat of reveals, however when its third-party stream fell flat, PlayStation was capable of seize the momentum. Effectively, it could be too early to say that the momentum is again on Xbox’s aspect, however at this time’s showcase was a step in the fitting course, even when a few of its reveals did not hit fairly as onerous…

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Xbox’s Matt Booty Downplays Limits and Tech Advances for Subsequent-Gen Video games

Received a information tip? Is there one thing you assume we needs to be reporting on? Electronic mail news@usgamer.net. Final Thursday’s Xbox Video games Showcase noticed Microsoft pushing laborious with Recreation Cross, console launch exclusives, and early seems to be at new titles from first-party groups together with Uncommon, Obsidian, and Fable inheritors Playground Video games. For some, it under-delivered on Microsoft’s imaginative and prescient for its next-gen tech. In a brand new interview, Head of Xbox Recreation Studios Matt Booty argues that “know-how is out of the way in…

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USgamer Roundtable: Which Subsequent-Gen Console Appears to be like Stronger Proper Now, PlayStation 5 or Xbox Sequence X?

The Xbox Video games Showcase for July 2020 is formally behind us. The massive digital occasion was technically the second for Xbox Sequence X video games, after one debuted in Could. This time round, Microsoft put the main target largely on first-party video games and different exclusives. And with that, we lastly have a extra agency concept of what’s coming to Xbox Series X. Now over a month after Sony’s big PlayStation 5 games showcase and a day post-Xbox Video games Studio’s newest, we now know usually what to anticipate…

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Wolfenstein: Youngblood’s New Ray Tracing Replace Reveals Off Some Subsequent-Gen Tips

Received a information tip? Is there one thing you suppose we needs to be reporting on? E-mail news@usgamer.net. With the Xbox Sequence X and PlayStation 5 each confirmed to assist hardware-accelerated ray tracing, the work being achieved with Nvidia’s GeForce RTX line of graphics playing cards provides us an thought of how next-gen consoles may present a right away leap in graphical high quality that is merely out of attain for present programs. Digital Foundry’s evaluation of Wolfenstein: Youngblood’s new RTX patch gives what may be the very best have…

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