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Call of Dew-ty: How Stardew Valley converts shooter fans into farmers

Call of Dew-ty: How Stardew Valley converts shooter fans into farmers On its surface, Stardew Valley is just like all the other farm-themed games: you leave your dreary life of corporate dronedom to reinvigorate a bucolic property left to you by your grandpa.Mysteries abound in Stardew Valley, and while some are easier to solve than others, they all make life on the farm that much more interesting.

The Nintendo Switch is popping up in retailer inventory systems, here's what they say about price

The Nintendo Switch is popping up in retailer inventory systems, here's what they say about price But in the meantime, new reports regarding the Switch's price are coming to light, and they come straight from the stores that will be selling them - making them particularly compelling.Lastly, over on the Nintendo Switch sub-reddit, a report claims that something referred to as "Nintendo N2" has popped up in Best Buy's inventory system as well, priced at $249.

9 big games of 2017 that you’re not hyped enough about

9 big games of 2017 that you’re not hyped enough about A focused look at the games with only simmering hype with I think are nevertheless going to be a big deal this year.Playing Prey often looks as much like hacking the game as actually, you know, playing it.

Platinum offers statement on Scalebound: 'fans were looking forward to this game as much as we were'

Platinum offers statement on Scalebound: 'fans were looking forward to this game as much as we were' Mere hours after rumors began circulating, Microsoft confirmed the news, and today, Platinum has offered its own statement.As you can imagine, it's not particularly cheery.

Sea of Thieves gameplay shows 5 ways Rare's pirate game is all about friendship on the high seas

Sea of Thieves gameplay shows 5 ways Rare's pirate game is all about friendship on the high seas The pirates of Sea of Thieves are dirty outlaws, sure, but they're not loners.If you have any love for gold, rum, and the open seas in your heart, Sea of Thieves should easily be one of your most anticipated games right now.

Explore the world with the best locations in the Deus Ex series

Explore the world with the best locations in the Deus Ex series Before Mankind got all Divided and Adam Jensen settled down in Prague (well, sort of), Deus Ex was one of the most globetrotting series in gaming.After ‘The Collapse’ (a period of war and recession JC Denton caused in the first game), Seattle is in ruins.

Nintendo Switch accessories leak includes fight stick, LAN adaptor and Zelda: Breath of the Wild release date

Nintendo Switch accessories leak includes fight stick, LAN adaptor and Zelda: Breath of the Wild release date Another day closer to the Nintendo Switch live stream on Friday, another set of leaks.While it's nice to see stacks of support for the Switch, what's more interesting is the date on the Zelda: Breath of the Wild skin set.

For Honor's closed beta begins on January 26 and has exclusive goodies for the full game

For Honor's closed beta begins on January 26 and has exclusive goodies for the full game The For Honor closed beta will run from January 26 to January 29, Ubisoft announced today, and this means (early access) war.Remember, you need to register on the game's official website for a chance at clashing swords with friends and strangers ahead of the release date.

Datamined Overwatch voice lines suggest the first romance between in-game characters

Datamined Overwatch voice lines suggest the first romance between in-game characters And this week, two little lines of Genji and Mercy talking about chocolate have players in a bit of a tizzy.Notice that Genji calls Mercy by her actual name, Angela, and the tone of his voice.

Xbox boss says Scalebound cancellation is 'better for Xbox gamers'

Xbox boss says Scalebound cancellation is 'better for Xbox gamers' Likely, Spencer means that by not having to sink more money into Platinum's project, Xbox and Microsoft can better fund other games; a focus on quality over quantity.At least, that's how I'm choosing to look at it.

Here's how Mass Effect: Andromeda's multiplayer will tie into the main game

Here's how Mass Effect: Andromeda's multiplayer will tie into the main game BioWare's aiming for a less invasive way to get Mass Effect: Andromeda players to try its multiplayer mode than back in Mass Effect 3.Producer Mike Gamble revealed some new details about how the "Strike Team" multiplayer will feed back into the solo campaign in an interview with Kotaku.

In Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft have crafted a tension-soaked tactical shooter of unequalled nuance

In Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft have crafted a tension-soaked tactical shooter of unequalled nuance My team is three rounds down in a ranked match, and if we lose this one it’s all over.Somehow, I survive, but one teammate is less fortunate.

The 10 best Resident Evil games of all time

The 10 best Resident Evil games of all time The Resident Evil series is unarguably a hugely influential series in gaming history.Largely credited with establishing the survival horror template, and creating numerous iconic characters and moments.

Oh crap... Did the Uncharted writer nearly lose the script?

Oh crap... Did the Uncharted writer nearly lose the script? As of this week we have an Uncharted movie script from writer Joe Carnahan who posted the front page on Instagram, calling it a "beast.If there's a more monstrously cool action script in Hollywood right now, I wanna read it, 'cuz this thing is a BEAST.

Sony's Glacier White PS4 is out this month and it's a minimalist sandwich of lovely

Sony's Glacier White PS4 is out this month and it's a minimalist sandwich of lovely The PS4 Slim is already a rather svelte beast but Sony's new Glacier White PS4 somehow looks even slimmer.Just look at those lovely lines.

Gravity Rush 2 review: 'An original, inventive world held back by rote mission design'

Gravity Rush 2 review: 'An original, inventive world held back by rote mission design' Like its manga-inspired superheroine Kat, Gravity Rush 2 is a bit oafish, clumsy, and often overthinks things way more than necessary.At least Gravity Rush 2 has an actual ending this time around, tying off narrative threads and closing loops in satisfying fashion.

Uncharted 4: The Lost Legacy - release date, trailer, gameplay, and everything we know

Uncharted 4: The Lost Legacy - release date, trailer, gameplay, and everything we know Naughty Dog is working on a standalone experience called Uncharted: The Lost Legacy.This new standalone Uncharted chapter debuted to the world with the release of nearly nine minutes of gameplay.

Scalebound gets canceled by Microsoft. Platinum's dream game is going up in smoke

Scalebound gets canceled by Microsoft. Platinum's dream game is going up in smoke The game had already suffered delays leading up to this point.This doesn't necessarily mean the end for Scalebound.

Wonder what a Lego Halo game would look like? Check out this canceled Mega Bloks project

Wonder what a Lego Halo game would look like? Check out this canceled Mega Bloks project The world of unfinished video games can be pretty dang interesting.Every now and then you see a project that takes something familiar and turns your expectations upside down, putting a new twist to old favorites.

Here's an NES Mini loaded up with 54 extra games like it's no big deal

Here's an NES Mini loaded up with 54 extra games like it's no big deal The official story is that NES Mini will only ever run the 30 included games, since Nintendo has no plans to sell extra titles for the nostalgia-oozing system.The console holds up remarkably well to its game collection being suddenly tripled, duly adding the new additions to the menu in alphabetical order.