Spyro Reignited Trilogy Is Finally Getting Subtitles

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy Is Finally Getting Subtitles

It's taken four months, but developer Toys For Bob is finally adding subtitles to Spyro Reignited Trilogy, which were contentiously excluded at launch.

Subtitles are a crucial feature that make games more accessible to players with disabilities, so Toys For Bob got some heat (pun intended) from players for its exclusion, stating to British gaming outlet GamePitt that during the process of creating the trilogy, "certain decisions had to be made."

Thankfully, a subtitle toggle is included in the latest patch, alongside an option to turn the game's motion blur effect on or off and a number of fixes for progression-halting bugs, which you can read about in the patch notes. Check out our review of Spyro Reignited Trilogy, and watch our interview with Toys For Bob below on how the team reimagined the iconic, sassy purple dragon.

The Developers Behind Hyper Light Drifter Reveal Their Next Project

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The Developers Behind Hyper Light Drifter Reveal Their Next Project

Solar Ash Kingdom is the latest game developed by Heart Machine, the creators of the beloved Hyper Light Drifter. Though details pertaining to the game's central plot are nonexistent, an announcement trailer showcases various neon-hued backdrops that players will likely be navigating. The final moments of the cinematic reveal a masked character fighting what seems to be a large, shadowed eyeball. From these visuals alone, Solar Ash Kingdom looks to feature the same innovative art and intense combat systems of its predecessor.

Heart Machine has not announced a release date for the game as of yet, but it looks to one day be available on the Epic Games Store for PC. While you wait for more updates on Solar Ash Kingdom, check out Our 20 Most Anticipated Indie Games Of 2019.

[Source: IGN]

PUBG Creator Leaving To Lead New Internal Division

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PUBG Creator Leaving To Lead New Internal Division

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds creator, lead designer, and director Brandan Greene is leaving his work on the game to head up an internal research and development division called PUBG Special Projects in Amsterdam.

"Online experiences and spaces can connect us in ways I only dreamed of when I first sat in front of a computer some 30 years ago," he said in a tweet. "And it is those dreams of connecting others that is driving out work...

"Together with a team of game developers and researchers, we will explore new possibilities of interaction and connection within the game space."

343 Wants People To Stop Sending Them Pizza

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343 Wants People To Stop Sending Them Pizza

Earlier today, the Master Chief Collection got announced for PC, finally bringing a number of heavily-requested titles from the series to the PC. A few days ago, a user on Reddit was so excited about the possibility of the Halo collection on PC, they offered to buy the first responding 343 employee a pizza. Community director at 343 Brian Jarrard, going by the user name ske7ch343, replied with a tease in response asking for pizza. It was a cute thing that no one took all that seriously and no one would have been offended if a pizza didn't get bought.

As a fun joke, fans bought ske7ch343 a pizza after the announcement.

It has begun. Pizzas are actually showing up at the studio?!

Halo: Reach Multiplayer Coming To Master Chief Collection For Free, Campaign And Firefight As DLC

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Halo: Reach Multiplayer Coming To Master Chief Collection For Free, Campaign And Firefight As DLC

Halo: The Master Chief Collection launched in 2014, bundling Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4 for Xbox One. In 2015, Halo 3: ODST was added to the Collection free of charge for those who played it during its technically challenged launch period, leaving fan-favorite Halo: Reach as the only pre-Xbox One title not in the Master Chief Collection. Today, Microsoft announced it is remedying that exclusion.

During today's Inside Xbox presentation, Microsoft and 343 Industries announced that Halo: Reach is coming to Halo: The Master Chief Collection later this year. The multiplayer suite, including PvP, Forge, and the Theater, will be provided free of charge for everyone who owns the Collection on Xbox One. Those who want to play the campaign or the popular wave-based Firefight mode will need to either subscribe to Xbox Game Pass or purchase them via a premium digital add-on.

When it arrives, Halo: Reach will run at 60 frames per second in 4K with HDR on compatible devices. Halo: Reach is set to arrive in The Master Chief Collection later this year.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Coming To PC One Game At A Time

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection Coming To PC One Game At A Time

Halo: The Master Chief Collection has served as a great bundle of the earlier Halo games, bringing the beloved shooters of the past to the current generation with various enhancements. However, to this point, the bundle has been exclusive to Xbox One, seeming to go against the grain of Microsoft's recent push to put its first-party titles on both Xbox One and PC. Today, Microsoft announced that The Master Chief Collection is coming to PC by way of Steam and the Microsoft Store.

Rather than releasing the myriad titles at once, 343 Industries is launching the games in chronological order for when the story takes place. This means that PC players will first experience Halo: Reach's campaign, multiplayer, and Firefight modes, then Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, and Halo 4. Players purchase the games individually within The Master Chief Collection as they launch, though no pricing has been announced to this point.

343 Industries has shown strong support for the bundle since its initial launch in 2014, and it appears as though that will continue with the PC release, as the studio says each game will grow and evolve with community input. Halo: The Master Chief Collection will begin rolling out on Steam and the Microsoft Store later this year.

Minecraft Coming To Xbox Game Pass In April

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Minecraft Coming To Xbox Game Pass In April

The newest addition to Xbox Game Pass is one of the most popular games of all time. Minecraft is the latest game to join the ever-growing library of games available to subscribers of Xbox's subscription service.

Game Pass subscribers can dive into the iconic sandbox and create to their hearts' content. To date, Minecraft has garnered more than 91 million players worldwide, and has appeared on 20 unique platforms including Xbox One, Switch, PC, and mobile.

Minecraft arrives on Xbox Game Pass on April 4.

Australian Classification Hints At Possible Castlevania Collection

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Australian Classification Hints At Possible Castlevania Collection

Konami recently registered something called the Castlevania Anniversary Collection with the Australian Classification Board, which might tease that the company is going to whip something up for the Gothic action series. However, the first Castlevania will be 33 this year, so the "anniversary" this is referring to is unconventional... or this collection might be further down the road.

If this turns out to be true, the more important question is exactly what games would be included in such a collection? Would it just be the NES and SNES platformers, the more sprawling RPG-like games from PS1 and DS, or the more recent Lords of Shadow and its sequel (2020 will be the 10th anniversary of Lords of Shadow)? Or will it be a more ambitious and exhaustive collection of everything? Adding to that speculation, the classification notes the game's content as having nudity which would further suggest that it might be remasters of MercurySteam's games rather than a collection of the older titles.

Konami already released a collection for PS4 titled Castlevania Requiem that bundled both Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Castlevania: Rondo of Blood. That was released last October, so it could certainly fall into a similar camp.

Dead Cells "Rise Of The Giant" DLC Announced For PC

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Dead Cells

After being released to high acclaim, Motion Twin's Dead Cells has received recent patches that include extra gameplay features and a much-needed re-optimization of the game's Nintendo Switch port. But the additions aren't stopping there. 

Motion Twin has announced a "Rise of the Giant" DLC package for the PC version of Dead Cells. With a plethora of content that introduces 50 new outfits, 10 extra enemy types, and a secret level, players will find themselves navigating the dangerous corridors of the Dead Cells universe once again. 

Rise of the Giant drops for PC on March 28. If you're a Dead Cells diehard check out our interview with Sébastien Bénard, one of the game's designers; he details the development process and even hints toward a sequel!