PSA: You Can Earn Ana's Bastet Skin By Playing Overwatch Starting Today

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PSA: You Can Earn Ana's Bastet Skin By Playing Overwatch Starting Today

Yesterday, Blizzard released a new short story set in the Overwatch universe, detailing some of Ana's past, titled "Bastet." Today, the company announced you can earn a skin based on that short story starting right now.

To earn the skin, which is only available until January 21, you'll have win nine times across quick play, competitive, or arcade. Along the way, you'll earn Bastet player icon at three wins, and a win pose at six wins.

You can also earn a total of five sprays by watching certain Twitch streams of Overwatch throughout the event. To earn all of the sprays, you'll have to watch a total of six hours, though you get sprays at two and six hours. For a list of which streams you need to watch and when, as well as how to link your Twitch and Blizzard accounts so you can log your hours, head over here.

The Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Digital Issue Is Now Live

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The Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Digital Issue Is Now Live

If you're a digital subscriber to Game Informer, you now have a ton of information about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice at your disposal. Following today's cover reveal, our digital issue is now live on web browsers and will be coming to iPad/iPhone later in the day. You can download the apps to view the issue by following this link. All of these digital options are included in a standard subscription.

The issue launches later this week on our third-party subscription apps including Google PlayKindle, and Nook.

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Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Next Big Update Lets You Set Enemy Scaling

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Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Next Big Update Lets You Set Enemy Scaling

The next major update for Assassin's Creed Odyssey, which launches on January 10, will let you set how intense the enemy scaling is, among various other additions.

Along with a look at the next installment in some of the game's new and ongoing DLC questlines, the update adds a few new quality-of-life features. Hephaistos's Workshop lets you review any engravings you've found or purchased before, while also buying new ones and enhancing current ones from Tier 6 to 7. He can be found in the Myson Cave in Malis.

You can now also tailor the enemy scaling to your liking. Across four settings, you'll be able to set how intensely enemies scale to your level, ranging from heavy ("all enemies remain at your level") to very light ("content is around four levels below your level"). The option won't be available on the nightmare difficulty model, however.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Next Big Update Lets You Set Enemy Scaling

about X hours ago from
Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Next Big Update Lets You Set Enemy Scaling

The next major update for Assassin's Creed Odyssey, which launches on January 10, will let you set how intense the enemy scaling is, among various other additions.

Along with a look at the next installment in some of the game's new and ongoing DLC questlines, the update adds a few new quality-of-life features. Hephaistos's Workshop lets you review any engravings you've found or purchased before, while also buying new ones and enhancing current ones from Tier 6 to 7. He can be found in the Myson Cave in Malis.

You can now also tailor the enemy scaling to your liking. Across four settings, you'll be able to set how intensely enemies scale to your level, ranging from heavy ("all enemies remain at your level") to very light ("content is around four levels below your level"). The option won't be available on the nightmare difficulty model, however.

Razer Turret Keyboard Page Shows Mouse And Keyboard Support For Gears 5, Gears Tactics Heading To Xbox One

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Razer Turret Keyboard Page Shows Mouse And Keyboard Support For Gears 5, Gears Tactics Heading To Xbox One

As part of its slew of announcements at CES this week, Razer fully unveiled its Turret keyboard, which it's working on with Microsoft to bring PC-like controls to the console. In promoting the games you'll be able to sue the keyboard with, Razer also confirmed Gears 5 will be compatible with the setup.

We already knew a number of titles that would be getting mouse and keyboard support as part of the initiative, but Razer's listing most adds Gears 5 and Sea of Thieves to the mix, among others. It also seems to reveal that Gears Tactics, which was previously announced as only coming to Windows 10, will be headed to Xbox One as well (with mouse of keyboard support, of course). We've reached to Microsoft to confirm whether this is the case.

Gears 5 is scheduled to release sometime in 2019

Razer Turret Keyboard Page Shows Mouse And Keyboard Support For Gears 5, Gears Tactics Heading To Xbox One

about X hours ago from
Razer Turret Keyboard Page Shows Mouse And Keyboard Support For Gears 5, Gears Tactics Heading To Xbox One

As part of its slew of announcements at CES this week, Razer fully unveiled its Turret keyboard, which it's working on with Microsoft to bring PC-like controls to the console. In promoting the games you'll be able to sue the keyboard with, Razer also confirmed Gears 5 will be compatible with the setup.

We already knew a number of titles that would be getting mouse and keyboard support as part of the initiative, but Razer's listing most adds Gears 5 and Sea of Thieves to the mix, among others. It also seems to reveal that Gears Tactics, which was previously announced as only coming to Windows 10, will be headed to Xbox One as well (with mouse of keyboard support, of course). We've reached to Microsoft to confirm whether this is the case.

Gears 5 is scheduled to release sometime in 2019

Resident Evil 2 '1-Shot' Demo Lets You Play The Game For Only 30 Minutes

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Resident Evil 2 '1-Shot' Demo Lets You Play The Game For Only 30 Minutes

Capcom has announced a demo for Resident Evil 2 is coming this Friday, but you're not going to want to screw around in this one.

The "1-Shot Demo" for Resident Evil 2, which hits on PS4, Xbox One, and PC January 11 and expires January 31, has you playing as Leon "as he arrives at Raccoon City Police Station in the ultimate worst first day on the job." You have 30 minutes mow down a few zombies, solve a few puzzles, and get out of the station.

Here's the catch: Once that timer expires, you can't play the demo anymore. If you die during the demo you're free to restart, but that timer carries over between tries. If you beat the demo, you're free to run through it again until the timer expires. But ostensibly, those 30 minutes are all you have.

Resident Evil 2 '1-Shot' Demo Lets You Play The Game For Only 30 Minutes

about X hours ago from
Resident Evil 2 '1-Shot' Demo Lets You Play The Game For Only 30 Minutes

Capcom has announced a demo for Resident Evil 2 is coming this Friday, but you're not going to want to screw around in this one.

The "1-Shot Demo" for Resident Evil 2, which hits on PS4, Xbox One, and PC January 11 and expires January 31, has you playing as Leon "as he arrives at Raccoon City Police Station in the ultimate worst first day on the job." You have 30 minutes mow down a few zombies, solve a few puzzles, and get out of the station.

Here's the catch: Once that timer expires, you can't play the demo anymore. If you die during the demo you're free to restart, but that timer carries over between tries. If you beat the demo, you're free to run through it again until the timer expires. But ostensibly, those 30 minutes are all you have.

Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Makes Its Way To Switch This Spring

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Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Makes Its Way To Switch This Spring

Capcom's hack & slash RPG Dragon's Dogma has won over many fans over the years thanks to its great combat and pawn systems. Those who have not acquainted themselves with the game have a brand new reason to: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is coming to Switch.

It's unclear if this version of the game boasts the improvements of the recently released remaster for PS4 and Xbox One. The Switch version will be out on April 23. You can watch a trailer right here:

For more on Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, read fellow editor Joe Juba's feature about why you should check the game out.

Tropico 6 Delayed Into March

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Tropico 6 Delayed Into March

You can't build your own sim-empire overnight, and the same applies to making a game like Tropico 6. Today publisher Kalypso Media announced that it is giving developer Limbic more time to incorporate fan feedback into areas such as multiplayer as it moves to a new release date of March 29.

"Over the holidays," reads a blog post from Simon Hellwig, owner and managing director of Kalypso, "I have played Tropico 6 for many hours and really liked what I saw. But, in my humble opinion, it is not enough to like a game – I want to love it! And Tropico 6 is good, but not very good [emphasis Hellwig's], or outstanding. Yet."

Hellwig says the dev team is currently addressing community feedback from the beta, and specifically says that Limbic is also working on improving the game's pathfinding, multiplayer, the overall game economy, and the simulation of the individual Tropicans.