Devil May Cry 5's Bloody Palace Is Now Available

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Devil May Cry 5's Bloody Palace Is Now Available

It's been less than a month since Devil May Cry 5 and you might have done everything with the game you can reasonably do right now. Capcom promised the Bloody Palace update, which lets players traverse the many enemy-filled floors of a combat gauntlet, would come to the game in April. Usually that means late April, but Capcom has gone ahead and released it on the very first day of the month.

You can go ahead and update right now to get access to the gauntlet.

Bloody Palace pits you against 101 floors of enemies and bosses as whichever character you choose. Your opponents are preset, so you'll be fighting bosses in Bloody Palace that you never fought using that character in the campaign. Want to see how Dante would fare against Goliath? Now's your chance, but you have to do it all in one go.

Devil May Cry 5's Bloody Palace Is Now Available

about X hours ago from
Devil May Cry 5's Bloody Palace Is Now Available

It's been less than a month since Devil May Cry 5 and you might have done everything with the game you can reasonably do right now. Capcom promised the Bloody Palace update, which lets players traverse the many enemy-filled floors of a combat gauntlet, would come to the game in April. Usually that means late April, but Capcom has gone ahead and released it on the very first day of the month.

You can go ahead and update right now to get access to the gauntlet.

Bloody Palace pits you against 101 floors of enemies and bosses as whichever character you choose. Your opponents are preset, so you'll be fighting bosses in Bloody Palace that you never fought using that character in the campaign. Want to see how Dante would fare against Goliath? Now's your chance, but you have to do it all in one go.

Gaming News Subreddit Closes Today To Protest Toxicity And Bigotry In Community

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Gaming News Subreddit Closes Today To Protest Toxicity And Bigotry In Community

Going onto Reddit for video game discussion can vary greatly depending on the specific subreddit, but r/games has always prided itself on its reputation for more serious conversation. To hear its users describe the subreddit, it is for actual dialogue on news and the actual games itself, as opposed to memes and images related to video games. Today, however, the moderators of r/games have decided to use the attention from an expectant audience anticipating an April Fool's Joke to send a message about and to the gaming community.

"This April Fool’s, we decided to take things a little more seriously and shed some light on a growing, pervasive issue that has affected the community of r/Games and gaming communities as a whole," the post begins after disclaiming that this isn't an April Fool's joke. "In recent times, it’s come to our attention that what has been intended to be a forum for the potential spread of knowledge and involvement in video games has instead become a battleground of conflicting ideas. Ordinarily, this isn’t an issue; discussion by its very nature is certain to bring argument, but when that argument descends into vitriolic attacks between individuals on a regular basis with no chance at deescalation, that’s when, put simply, something’s got to give."

Gaming News Subreddit Closes Today To Protest Toxicity And Bigotry In Community

about X hours ago from
Gaming News Subreddit Closes Today To Protest Toxicity And Bigotry In Community

Going onto Reddit for video game discussion can vary greatly depending on the specific subreddit, but r/games has always prided itself on its reputation for more serious conversation. To hear its users describe the subreddit, it is for actual dialogue on news and the actual games itself, as opposed to memes and images related to video games. Today, however, the moderators of r/games have decided to use the attention from an expectant audience anticipating an April Fools' Joke to send a message about and to the gaming community.

"This April Fool’s, we decided to take things a little more seriously and shed some light on a growing, pervasive issue that has affected the community of r/Games and gaming communities as a whole," the post begins after disclaiming that this isn't an April Fool's joke." In recent times, it’s come to our attention that what has been intended to be a forum for the potential spread of knowledge and involvement in video games has instead become a battleground of conflicting ideas. Ordinarily, this isn’t an issue; discussion by its very nature is certain to bring argument, but when that argument descends into vitriolic attacks between individuals on a regular basis with no chance at deescalation, that’s when, put simply, something’s got to give."

Sony Revises Refund Policy For PlayStation Network

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Sony Revises Refund Policy For PlayStation Network

Digital store refund policies have long been a source of frustration for consumers. Sometimes you preorder a game, find out it's not exactly what you're hoping for before release, but can't get a refund for it. Or a game hardcrashes your PlayStation 4 to the point where the harddrive has to rebuild when you restart it and you have to convince someone over the phone that this is worthy of a refund. Well that's all in the past now as Sony has revised their PSN refund policies for at least these two cases.

According to Sony's new refund policy, a preorder can be refunded before release as long as the user hasn't started streaming or downloading it. It is unclear if this also means preloads, but it's easy to presume that it does. The exception to that rule is that customers can also refund purchases in the case of faulty games up to 14 days after the purchase (or preorder) date.

It's vague, but it's definitely an improvement.

Sony Revises Refund Policy For PlayStation Network

about X hours ago from
Sony Revises Refund Policy For PlayStation Network

Digital store refund policies have long been a source of frustration for consumers. Sometimes you preorder a game, find out it's not exactly what you're hoping for before release, but can't get a refund for it. Or a game hardcrashes your PlayStation 4 to the point where the harddrive has to rebuild when you restart it and you have to convince someone over the phone that this is worthy of a refund. Well that's all in the past now as Sony has revised their PSN refund policies for at least these two cases.

According to Sony's new refund policy, a preorder can be refunded before release as long as the user hasn't started streaming or downloading it. It is unclear if this also means preloads, but it's easy to presume that it does. The exception to that rule is that customers can also refund purchases in the case of faulty games up to 14 days after the purchase (or preorder) date.

It's vague, but it's definitely an improvement.

Rage 2 Pre-Order Incentive Adds NBA Jam Announcer To The Action

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Rage 2 Pre-Order Incentive Adds NBA Jam Announcer To The Action

Today is April Fools' Day which is code for don't believe anything you see on the internet. This feels like one of those "pranks", but this is a legitimate thing you can actually add to Rage 2 when it comes out on May 14, as confirmed by Bethesda on its YouTube channel.

If you pre-order the game, you will be able to add Tim Kitzrow, of NBA Jam fame, to your game. He will narrate the action, use his iconic phrases, and create a bunch of hopefully new iconic phrases like, "You just sliced their head right off!"

For more on Rage 2, click the big old banner below for all of the features from when we had the game on our cover.

Rage 2 Pre-Order Incentive Adds NBA Jam Announcer To The Action

about X hours ago from
Rage 2 Pre-Order Incentive Adds NBA Jam Announcer To The Action

Today is April Fools' Day which is code for don't believe anything you see on the internet. This feels like one of those "pranks", but this is a legitimate thing you can actually add to Rage 2 when it comes out on May 14, as confirmed by Bethesda on its YouTube channel.

If you pre-order the game, you will be able to add Tim Kitzrow, of NBA Jam fame, to your game. He will narrate the action, use his iconic phrases, and create a bunch of hopefully new iconic phrases like, "You just sliced their head right off!"

For more on Rage 2, click the big old banner below for all of the features from when we had the game on our cover.

New Gameplay For The Outer Worlds Premieres At PAX East

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New Gameplay For The Outer Worlds Premieres At PAX East

Last month, we gave you tons of exclusive content about Obsidian's fabulous-looking RPG The Outer Worlds, including a video that showed off gameplay.

Now, even more gameplay footage is surfacing online, coming from a demo that was presented by Obsidian during PAX East. The video, recorded by YouTuber MrRedRivers, gives a look at tons of combat and an area called Byzantium, the city of the elite. The protagonist travels there to take part of a propaganda film shoot. While voice acting for this section hasn't been implemented yet, the written dialogue still looks pretty amusing.

It also demonstrates a glowing baton that slows down enemies and eventually freezes them, all while strangely rearranging foes' faces such as enlarging or shrinking heads. Obsidian jokes that this was the result of a bug during development, but they kept it in because of its hilarious effects.