Nioh 2 DLC Plans Detailed

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Nioh 2 DLC Plans Detailed

Nioh 2 developer Team Ninja has detailed its DLC plans for the game, starting with The Tengu's Disciple on July 30.

The DLC, which is planned to roll out over the "next several months," will add new bosses, weapons, yokai, storylines, Guardian Spirits, end-game content for the campaign, and more.

The price of the DLC has not been announced.

Animal Crossing Musicians Give A Special Performance Of New Horizons' Theme

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Animal Crossing Musicians Give A Special Performance Of New Horizons' Theme

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has a lot going for it, not the least of it being its remarkable soundtrack. The game's main theme is particularly catchy, perfectly capturing the social sim's overall chill vibe. If you can't get enough of it, Nintendo's official Animal Crossing channel just released a short video that may make your day.

Check out the video in the following tweet to see the musicians from the game performing the theme. And happy Friday!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is available on Nintendo Switch.

Assassin's Creed Discovery Tours Are Free For A Week

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Assassin's Creed Discovery Tours Are Free For A Week

Now, more than ever, I appreciate how tough it can be to fill a child's day with interesting and educational activities. And as someone who loves games and recalls scheming for ways to max out my available screen time, I know that convincing parents to let you play can be tricky. Ubisoft has made some of its education-oriented content available at no cost, which could possibly make either of those scenarios I outlined a little easier.

From now until May 21 at 1 p.m. (your local time), you can download the PC versions of the Discovery Tours for Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Assassin's Creed Origins. If you're not familiar with the tours, these reframe the game worlds, removing combat and missions, but allowing the player to interact with NPCs and learn about the history behind the games. Many of them are narrated, and they provide a fascinating glimpse at what life was like in Greece and Egypt.

For a little more info on how Ubisoft decided to create these tours, check out a feature I wrote before the first one was released, where I spoke with Origins' creative director and the studio's in-house historian. 

Nintendo Adding Three More SNES Games, One More NES Game To Switch Online Offerings

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Nintendo Adding Three More SNES Games, One More NES Game To Switch Online Offerings

Nintendo has announced that four more titles are joining the library of classic games offered at no additional charge to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers. The titles, which include three SNES titles and one NES title, will hit on May 20.

Once these titles go live, Nintendo Switch Online subscribers have the opportunity to play Wild Guns, Panel de Pon, and Operation Logic Bomb through the Super NES icon. Meanwhile, fans of the NES will notice Rygar has joined their library.

These four titles bring the total number of games offered through the NES and SNES libraries to 82. To this point, Nintendo has offered obscure and iconic titles alike, with heavy hitters like Super Mario Bros. 3, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Mario Kart, and Super Metroid serving as the main attractions.

Tetris Effect Available On Oculus Quest Today

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Tetris Effect Available On Oculus Quest Today

Tetris Effect is an acclaimed take on the classic puzzle game, featuring clever flourishes mixed in with the familiar Tetris formula. It received acclaim from all directions when it released in 2018. Starting today, even more people can appreciate it today since its audience is expanding to Oculus Quest owners. 

When it originally released, Tetris Effect was exclusive to PS4 and PSVR. But it came to Rift and Vive with its move to PC last year. Now, with its addition to the Quest store, the game's reach is a little bit broader.

For more on Tetris Effect, read our review of the PlayStation 4 version.

Fallout 76's 2020 Roadmap Includes Seasons, New Quests, And The Brotherhood Of Steel

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Fallout 76's 2020 Roadmap Includes Seasons, New Quests, And The Brotherhood Of Steel

If you thought Bethesda Game Studios was done updating Fallout 76 after the massive Wastelanders expansion, think again. The developer has revealed an extensive roadmap of upcoming content for Fallout 76 that is spread out across all of 2020.

When update 20 hits this summer, players will be greeted by a new season pass-like system. The first one will be free and is designed like a boardgame. You move from space to space as you rank up by accumulating new S.C.O.R.E. points. There are 100 total ranks, each brings a reward like weapon skins, Power Armor paint, Perk Card packs, consumables, Atoms, and more. Many of the S.C.O.R.E. points are tied to activities you may already be doing, like completing public raids or killing legendary beasts. When you hit rank 100, you unlock an end-of-season bundle that consists of Captain Cosmos items, a Jangles the Moon Monkey stein, and a framed version of the game board for your in-game house. Bethesda is eyeing four different "seasons" a year.

In the fall, Bethesda is introducing "One Wasteland for All," an update that rebalances combat and look so that it scales to every player. This means you should be able to see more of the game's content and team up with more people. Players will also run into a new Steel Dawn questline and can take on the second season.

Nintendo Surprise Announces Paper Mario: The Origami King

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Nintendo Surprise Announces Paper Mario: The Origami King

Surprise! Nintendo revealed that Paper Mario: The Origami King is headed to the Switch on July 17. In this RPG adventure, Mario will join forces with a fairy-like creature named Olivia and battle against the machinations of a new origami-themed villain named King Olly. He sounds like a real dork to us, but he’s bound Princess Peach’s castle with giant streamers and has transformed several of Bowser’s minions by folding them like origami and enlisting them into his own army. Ultimately, he wants to fold the entire world, but Mario has something to say about that.

As you can see in the trailer, Mario has a new 1,000-Fold Arms ability that allows him to stretch his arms like Mr. Fantastic, so he can interact with the environment and solve puzzles. Throughout your journey, you’ll enlist the aid of several lovable allies – including Bowser! Battles now have a 3D component and take place in ring-like arenas that require “both puzzle-solving skills and a quick wit.” Nintendo also promises that this adventure is full of off-the-wall minigames and other mysteries.

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Ronimo Games And Devolver Digital Announce Co-Op Dungeon Crawler Blightbound

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Ronimo Games And Devolver Digital Announce Co-Op Dungeon Crawler Blightbound

Ronimo Games and Devolver Digital have something new coming to Steam Early Access this summer - Blightbound!

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A three-player dungeon crawler that features warriors, assassins, and mages working together to take on big bosses. The title features 20 different characters to play as, and players will collect a ton of loot while exploring, crafting, and delving into various methods of progression.