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Baldur's Gate 3 screenshots leak and they are glorious

Baldur's Gate 3 screenshots leak and they are glorious

Ahead of its gameplay reveal, several screenshots for the upcoming Baldur's Gate 3 have leaked, and they are a sight to behold.

The screenshots were posted on Imgur, and are thoroughly impressive. It's clear Larian Studios is stepping up their already impressive game, with detail levels we've not really seen before in an isometric-RPG.

Larian's previous project Divinity: Original Sin 2 received high critical praise at release, and the studio appears to be making some considerable improvements in the graphics department.

The leaked screenshots reveal the typical overhead perspective fans have become accustomed to, but also show off what appears to be in-engine cinematics and impressively detailed character conversation screens.

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Platinum Games announce Project G.G.

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Platinum Games announce Project G.G.

Platinum Games have long been known for creating some of the best action titles in gaming. Previously the studio has only worked under contract or with external publishers for it's games, but that is all set to change with the studio's latest announcement.

Chief game designer, Hideki Kamiya took to the company blog to reveal the new title, under the working name of Project G.G. In the post, Kamiya states that it will be "an all-new, all-original project" for the studio and that "unlike any of the games we’ve made so far, it’s going to be a 100% PlatinumGames title. For everything from its setting and characters, to its game design and story, to how it’s promoted – PlatinumGames is in full control."

No longer beholden to publisher desires, this new title will see PlatinumGames free to go as wild as they like with the design, which should be interesting, considering their previous body of work,

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Trials of Osiris is finally coming to Destiny 2

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Trials of Osiris is finally coming to Destiny 2

After a mammoth community event involving literally billions of resources was completed yesterday, Bungie has now confirmed that Trials of Osiris will be coming to Destiny 2.

The high-stakes PvP event was last seen in Destiny 1 – a spiritual successor called Trials of the Nine was originally in D2 but never captured the same essence.

In the original Trials, two teams of three players fought it out in elimination rounds with limited lives. Teams that managed to achieve nine wins in a row were granted access to Osiris' Lighthouse on Mercury.

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Prepare for Delirium in new Path of Exile expansion

Prepare for Delirium in new Path of Exile expansion

Kiwi developers Grinding Gear Games has announced the next major expansion for Path of Exile.

Set to arrive on March 13 for PC, and the following week on PS4 and Xbox One, Delirium will add several exciting new features for fans.

Path of Exile: Delirium will feature a new item, aptly dubbed The Mirror of Delirium. When touched, the mirror puts your character in a "delirium" status which causes monsters, mist and other horrors to manifest. Monsters fought in the mist will be tougher, thanks to buffs and dynamic difficulty, and will also spawn powerful demons.

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There's a new Samurai Jack game in the works

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There's a new Samurai Jack game in the works

For those craving a fix of time travel and ninja fighting, there's some good news from Adult Swim Games.

As detailed by IGN, the studio is partnering with Soleil Games for a new Samurai Jack game based on the classic animated series.

Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time is a 3D hack and slash title, and will be set before Jack's final fight with Aku – tasking him with fighting through numerous timelines before making his way back to the final confrontation.

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CD Projekt Red doesn't want you to have to buy Cyberpunk 2077 twice

CD Projekt Red doesn't want you to have to buy Cyberpunk 2077 twice

With several massive games and the next-gen consoles set to arrive before the year end, gamers have been curious as to what titles will see a second release on the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.

CD Projekt Red have stated that anyone who buys the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox One will receive the Xbox Series X version free of charge, thanks to Xbox's newly announced Smart Delivery system.

Announced alongside a wealth of new information about the Xbox Series X, Smart Delivery will offer players both the current and next-gen versions of cross-generation games, without the need to buy more than one copy.

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Series X specs confirm a whopping 12 giggidy-flops

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Series X specs confirm a whopping 12 giggidy-flops

Microsoft has detailed the specs for its next-gen console, due to release at the end of this year.

There's certainly a lot of technobabble and hype-speak involved, but for those that love to scrawl through that kind of thing like my uncle and his toenail collection, here ya go.

First up, the Series X will sport a custom AMD processor with Zen 2 and RDNA 2 architectures that offers four times the processing power of an Xbox One. The resulting GPU performance will be an impressive 12 teraflops – double that of the Xbox One X.

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The Riot Games lawsuit saga continues

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The Riot Games lawsuit saga continues

While we previously reported that the Riot Games gender discrimination suit had reached a settlement, it appears that the case is not yet over.

The group of employees who originally reached the settlement have now hired a new legal team and are seeking more than the original offer. The new legal counsel has withdrawn the $10 million settlement, citing errors and "improprieties by prior class counsel."

Following new information from the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, that stated the group should have in fact reached a payout of $400 million. A whopping $390 million more than the original offer.

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Baldur's Gate 3 to get Early Access later this year

Baldur's Gate 3 to get Early Access later this year

The wait to get hands-on with Baldur's Gate 3 is almost over.

Hasbro – the owner of Wizards of the Coast, which in turn owns the rights to D&D – announced that early access for the game would be available on Steam later this year.

Meanwhile, gameplay footage will be revealed at PAX East on February 27.

Friday 28 February

Baldur's Gate 3 screenshots leak and they are glorious
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Baldur's Gate 3 screenshots leak and they are glorious
Taking the Isometric-RPG to incredible new levels

Thursday 27 February

Platinum Games announce Project G.G.
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Platinum Games announce Project G.G.
First self-published title for the studio
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Wednesday 26 February

Prepare for Delirium in new Path of Exile expansion
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Prepare for Delirium in new Path of Exile expansion
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the toughest of them all?

Tuesday 25 February

CD Projekt Red doesn't want you to have to buy Cyberpunk 2077 twice
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CD Projekt Red doesn't want you to have to buy Cyberpunk 2077 twice
Continue to lead the way for the gamer
Series X specs confirm a whopping 12 giggidy-flops
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Series X specs confirm a whopping 12 giggidy-flops
Plus new services and features
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Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York Review
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Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York Review
Our resident expert on all things paranormal heads to New York for some blood sucking conversation!

Monday 24 February

The Riot Games lawsuit saga continues
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The Riot Games lawsuit saga continues
Settlement not so settled
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Darksiders Genesis Nintendo Switch Review
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Darksiders Genesis Nintendo Switch Review
War and Strife and all things nice.
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Friday 21 February

Dreams Review
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Dreams Review
Can Media Molecule capture lightning in a bottle a second time?
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Catch up on Animal Crossing: New Horizons
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Catch up on Animal Crossing: New Horizons
The Deserted Island awaits
Borderlands just got a director for its movie
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Borderlands just got a director for its movie
Yep, that's still happening.

Thursday 20 February

Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Nintendo Switch Review
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Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Nintendo Switch Review
Care for a game of Gwent?
CCP cancel one EVE shooter only to announce another
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CCP cancel one EVE shooter only to announce another
If at first you don't succeed...

Wednesday 19 February

Pumpkin Jack announced for PC & Consoles
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Pumpkin Jack announced for PC & Consoles
Channeling platformers of old
Prohibition strategy title Empire of Sin delayed
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Prohibition strategy title Empire of Sin delayed
More time in the barrel
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Tuesday 18 February

Monday 17 February

Snack World: The Dungeon Crawl Gold Review
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Snack World: The Dungeon Crawl Gold Review
A sugary treat or bland junk food?
Report: PS5 production costs at USD $450 per unit
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Report: PS5 production costs at USD $450 per unit
Components and competition raising the costs.
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Friday 14 February

Half-Life: Alyx release date announced for March
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Half-Life: Alyx release date announced for March
Is it really that time again?

Thursday 13 February

Patapon 2 Remastered Review
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Patapon 2 Remastered Review
March your troops to the beat of your drum

Wednesday 12 February

Tuesday 11 February

BioWare confirms Anthem rework, halts future content
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BioWare confirms Anthem rework, halts future content
Getting it right this time
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THQ Nordic open new studio in Slovakia
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THQ Nordic open new studio in Slovakia
Must feature squats and an Adidas tracksuit

Monday 10 February

Friday 7 February