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Making the second FFVII game will be "more efficient"

Making the second FFVII game will be "more efficient"

Final Fantasy VII Remake may have taken five years from its announcement to release, but Square Enix is saying that won't be the case for subsequent games in the series.

In a series of tweets, producer Yoshinori Kitase noted that "due to the work already done on the first game we anticipate development of the second game to be more efficient."

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The first title in the Remake series was confirmed to be releasing March 3, 2020 during Square Enix's E3 Showcase this week.

The game will take place completely within the city of Midgar; a section which made up roughly a quarter of the original game's content.

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New Stranger Things mobile game a location-based RPG

New Stranger Things mobile game a location-based RPG

A new location-based mobile game is in the works, this time set in the world of Netflix's Stranger Things.

Details emerged today during the streaming company's E3 panel, where gameplay would see players "explore The Upside Down hidden around you and work together with other players to overcome its emerging evils."

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Torchlight II coming to consoles this September

Torchlight II coming to consoles this September

With all of the massive news at E3 this year, it's easy to miss the smaller announcements.

Nestled amongst all of the big news, we today learned that the Switch magicians, Panic Button and publishers Perfect World Entertainment have announced that Torchlight II is making the leap to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch this September.

Torchlight II originally released on PC in 2012 to critical acclaim and holds an impressive 88 on review aggregate site, Metacritic. Developed by Runic Games on PC, Torchlight II sees players making their way through randomly-generated dungeons as one of four character classes. During their journey, players will come up against increasingly challenging foes, all the while bagging a tonne of new loot, weapons and gear.

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A sequel to Breath of the Wild is in the works

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A sequel to Breath of the Wild is in the works

A sequel to the hugely successful The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is in the works.

Nintendo made the announcement this morning as part of its E3 Direct.

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Watch the Xbox E3 briefing live right here

Watch the Xbox E3 briefing live right here

The biggest show in gaming is finally here.

E3 2019 and its big reveals are set to start in a few short minutes with Microsoft taking to the sage for its Xbox showcase.

Rumours of Microsoft unveiling its next-gen console have been running rampant, and it looks like in a few short minutes, we'll have our first look at Xbox Scarlet.

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Larian studios announces Baldur's Gate 3

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Larian studios announces Baldur's Gate 3

Ahead of what will be a huge week in gaming news, Baldur's Gate 3 has been officially announced.

Revealed at the recent Google Stadia Connect with a grim CGI trailer (seen below), Baldur's Gate 3 is being developed by Larian, the studio responsible for the incredible Divinity: Original Sin 2.

The upcoming sequel is deep in development but the studio isn't ready to divulge many details. Speaking with IGN, Larian CEO, Swen Vincke stated "“The agreement is that we respect their lore, and that we base ourselves in D&D 5th edition, otherwise we wouldn't be doing it. They want us to make a really good video game that feels like you're playing Dungeons & Dragons on your computer, alone or with friends. And so that's really what we want to make.”

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New Destiny expansion detailed, core game goes F2P

New Destiny expansion detailed, core game goes F2P

Destiny developer Bungie has detailed its plans for the game's future – the most notable of which is that the base game will be going free-to-play.

This new iteration will be called Destiny 2: New Light, and will launch alongside the game's upcoming expansion on September 17.

New Light will offer all of Destiny 2's Year One content – including 'Curse of Osiris' and 'Warmind' DLC – for free. Additionally, all areas from Year Two will be accessible to players in New Light, although missions specific to the Forsaken expansion and Season Pass will require purchase.

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Everything from today's Pokemon Direct

Everything from today's Pokemon Direct

Today's Pokemon Direct for the upcoming Sword and Shield titles was packed full of new details, including the games' release date of November 15.

Kicking off the address with a fun sizzle reel of gameplay, developer Game Freak then proceeded to discuss some new key features coming to this generation of Pokemon games.

One of the most notable is the new Dynamax ability, which makes your chosen pokemon grow to an enormous size and boosts its power for three turns. Similar to the Z-Moves of Pokemon Sun and Moon, Dynamax abilities can only be used once per battle.

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Xbox body wash is coming to help you smell the part

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Xbox body wash is coming to help you smell the part

This is not a joke folks.

In a move that would have been completely normal a decade ago, one of the biggest gaming companies in the world. not content with just making games and hardware, is now entering the wonderfully scented world of personal hygiene products. Xbox is collaborating with Lynx for a new range of Xbox themed body wash and body spray.

The collaboration aims to "transform the feeling of 'levelling up' into a fragrance, empowering fans to lift their game both on and off-screen."

Friday 14 June

Making the second FFVII game will be "more efficient"
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Making the second FFVII game will be "more efficient"
Although they still don't know what will go in it.

Thursday 13 June

New Stranger Things mobile game a location-based RPG
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New Stranger Things mobile game a location-based RPG
Explore the Upside Down
Torchlight II coming to consoles this September
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Torchlight II coming to consoles this September
Diablo is about to get some more competition.

Wednesday 12 June

Nintendo Direct E3 Highlights
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Nintendo Direct E3 Highlights
BOTW Sequel, The Witcher 3, No More Heroes 3 and more.
A sequel to Breath of the Wild is in the works
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A sequel to Breath of the Wild is in the works
Don't expect a 2020 release though.
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Tuesday 11 June

Square Enix E3 Showcase Highlights
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Square Enix E3 Showcase Highlights
Final Fantasy VII Remake, Marvel's Avengers and not much more.
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Ubisoft E3 Showcase Highlights
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Ubisoft E3 Showcase Highlights
Dogs, Details, and Developers.

Monday 10 June

Bethesda E3 2019 Showcase Highlights
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Bethesda E3 2019 Showcase Highlights
Deathloop, Wolfenstein, Doom and more. Still no Starfield.
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Microsoft E3 2019 Highlights
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Microsoft E3 2019 Highlights
Halo, Gears, Project Scarlett and more.
Watch the Xbox E3 briefing live right here
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Watch the Xbox E3 briefing live right here
Big announcements inbound

Friday 7 June

Larian studios announces Baldur's Gate 3
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Larian studios announces Baldur's Gate 3
Take heart fellow adventurers, for you have curried the favor of Boo
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New Destiny expansion detailed, core game goes F2P
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New Destiny expansion detailed, core game goes F2P
Cross-save also confirmed.

Thursday 6 June

Everything from today's Pokemon Direct
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Everything from today's Pokemon Direct
Legendaries, Raids, Giant Pokemon and more

Wednesday 5 June

Xbox body wash is coming to help you smell the part
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Xbox body wash is coming to help you smell the part
Mmmm nothing like the smell of achievements in the morning
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It looks like Destiny 2's next expansion just leaked
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It looks like Destiny 2's next expansion just leaked
"That expansion came from the moon..."

Tuesday 4 June

The Russo brothers are bringing Magic The Gathering to Netflix
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The Russo brothers are bringing Magic The Gathering to Netflix
At the end of turn, proliferate all bank accounts

Friday 31 May

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare reimagining announced
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare reimagining announced
War sometimes changes

Wednesday 29 May

Sea of Solitude set to release this July
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Sea of Solitude set to release this July
Ride the waves of loneliness
Konami confirms Contra: Anniversary Collection lineup
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Konami confirms Contra: Anniversary Collection lineup
Retro shoot-em-ups galore.
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Blood & Truth PSVR Review
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Blood & Truth PSVR Review
Can SIE London provide the ultimate VR getaway?
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Tuesday 28 May

No new PSVR for the PlayStation 5 launch
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No new PSVR for the PlayStation 5 launch
Will only need to sell one kidney initially
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Report: Altered Carbon showrunner scripting KoTOR film
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Report: Altered Carbon showrunner scripting KoTOR film
First part of a potential trilogy...
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Rage 2 Review
Review
Rage 2 Review
Rage against the mundane

Monday 27 May

Observation Review
Review
Observation Review
This mission is too important for me to allow you to jeopardize it.
Sonic movie delayed for character redesigns
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Sonic movie delayed for character redesigns
Animators breathe a collective sigh of relief.

Friday 24 May

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey has a release date
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Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey has a release date
Epic Games Store exclusive on PC
Sniper Elite V2 Remastered Review
Review
Sniper Elite V2 Remastered Review
Combat devolved
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The Division 2's Raid difficulty on console to remain unchanged
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The Division 2's Raid difficulty on console to remain unchanged
The struggle is too real for some
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