Check Out The Baldur's Gate 3 Early Access Launch Trailer

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Check Out The Baldur's Gate 3 Early Access Launch Trailer

Well, it happened. We're finally going back to the Baldur's Gate series, courtesy of Larian Studios. The masters that gave us the majestic Divinity: Original Sin series are taking a crack at the legendary Dungeons & Dragons franchise with Baldur's Gate 3.

In this Early Access portion of the game, approximately 25 hours of gameplay are available. Take a look at the launch trailer to get a taste of everything available in this massive RPG.

Astro's Playroom Comes Pre-installed on PS5, Takes Several Hours To Beat

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Astro's Playroom Comes Pre-installed on PS5, Takes Several Hours To Beat

We enjoyed our time with PlayStation 4's Astro Bot Rescue Mission VR experience. It turns out that the next entry, Astro's Playroom, will be free and pre-installed on PlayStation 5. And that's not all – apparently, the upcoming platformer will take a few hours to beat. 

According to a Famitsu interview, Astro's Playroom Creative Director Nicolas Doucet confirmed that the game would take "four to five hours to beat" and during this time there would be fun PlayStation references and homages that veterans of the console's extensive history would appreciate.

Astro's Playroom releases on November 12 alongside the PlayStation 5. 

Overwatch Will Be Free On Nintendo Switch For A Limited Time

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Overwatch Will Be Free On Nintendo Switch For A Limited Time

Overwatch has found a lot of success since its release. Bolstered by addictive gameplay and a successful Esports scene, Overwatch has become of the most recognizable competitive FPS titles in the industry. And starting on October 13, Nintendo Switch Online members will be able to download the game for free for a limited time. 

On 10/13 until 10/20 at 11:59 PM PST, #NintendoSwitchOnline members can experience the full version of @PlayOverwatch!
Fight for the future in intense 6v6 team battles, using a mesmerizing lineup of heroes, weapons, and powers to claim victory!https://t.co/D6XNvODP5B pic.twitter.com/05EWzSjgJX

The game trial period only lasts for a week (October 13 - October 20), so make sure to tell all your friends and defend (or attack) the control points of King's Row together. 

New Apex Legends Update Includes Crossplay Beta, Nerfs Wraith's Naruto Run

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New Apex Legends Update Includes Crossplay Beta, Nerfs Wraith's Naruto Run

The Apex Legends crossplay beta is now live and while that's great for those that want to play cross-platform, it's bad news for those that were oddly attached to Wraith's Naruto run. 

The crossplay feature has been a long time coming, but it's important to remember that this move is currently still in beta status. That being said, PC and console players alike can team up together for that ultimate win. Or, they can choose to stay in their own platform's pool; dealer's choice. 

While this is great news, especially for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players, the downside is that the new update changed the way Wraith moves in-game. Is it a big deal? No, not really, but I'm not alone in feeling my little weeb heart die a little bit by the fact that the Naruto run is no longer available. 

A Story-Based Solitaire Game From The Studio Behind John Wick Hex Is Available Now

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A Story-Based Solitaire Game From The Studio Behind John Wick Hex Is Available Now

Mike Bithell is the mind behind Bithell Games – the studio that has brought you games like John Wick Hex and Thomas Was Alone. His studio also creates video game "shorts" (like Subsurface Circular), and today you can start playing the latest one – an unconventional take on Solitaire.

The Solitaire Conspiracy looks like a far cry from the game pre-loaded on your family PC years ago. This version is infused with an espionage theme, involving different spy teams, unique powers, and multiple modes. The story-focused campaign even features Kinda Funny's Greg Miller. If you're having trouble imagining how all of that can be integrated into a basic solitaire framework, check out the trailer above. 

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Resident Evil Movie Reboot Cast Revealed With Some Big Names Attached

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Resident Evil Movie Reboot Cast Revealed With Some Big Names Attached

The Resident Evil movie reboot will be an origin story adaptation and while it has been confirmed for awhile now, we're just now getting our first look at the star-studded cast. 

Writer Director Johannes Roberts is working alongside Constantin Film to create this origin story adaptation, set in Racoon City back in 1998. The upcoming movie will be a "faithful" adaptation of the horror games Capcom fans have come to know and love, and our first look at the cast looks pretty impressive so far. 

Deadline reveals that Mazer Runner's Kaya Scodelario is one of the actors confirmed, and she will be taking on the role of Claire Redfield. Other names attached include: 

Activision Blizzard Is Reportedly Closing Its France Office

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Activision Blizzard Is Reportedly Closing Its France Office

The Versaille, France Blizzard office is reportedly closing its doors following a notice given to the employees by Activision this Tuesday morning. The office currently boasts a staff of approximately 400 employees. 

In a report by Bloomberg, the France employees were notified of the shuttering this morning. The Versailles office's focus is marketing and customer support, with localization efforts targeted towards its European audience. It was also largely left as a primarily Blizzard studio with a focus on World of Warcraft and Diablo, up until a few years ago when Activision began to get more involved. 

According to the publication, Activision Blizzard originally sought to reolcate half of the Versaille office to Longdon, but employees anonymously told journalist Jason Schreier that Brexit and the continuation of COVID-19 made that change virtually impossible. 

Dishonored, Prey, And Wolfenstein Collections Leak For Xbox Series X/S

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Dishonored, Prey, And Wolfenstein Collections Leak For Xbox Series X/S

The ESRB, the Entertainment Software Ratings Board, is no stranger to leaking game info before its officially announced and with the Wolfenstein and Prey/Dishonored collections available now for this gen, it looks like these all-in-one packages could be making its jump to Xbox Series X/S as well. 

Following the purchase of ZeniMax, and subsequently Bethesda, for 7.5 billion dollars, Microsoft now has a lot of freedom to do what they will with the the IPs included in this umbrella. It looks like that will include releasing a few collections for next gen Xbox systems, including the Arkane Collection featuring Dishonored and Prey, and the Wolfenstein collection. 

According to the collections that stealh-released today for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, the Arkane Collection includes Dishonored: The Definitive Edition, Dishonored 2 and its expansion, and Prey. The Wolfenstein collection is called The Alternate History Bundle and includes The New Order, The Old Blood, The New Colossus, and Youngblood. 

Netflix's The Witcher Season 2 Gives First Look At Ciri

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Netflix's The Witcher Season 2 Gives First Look At Ciri

Yesterday, Netflix gave us our first look at The Witcher season two's new Geralt armor; now we're seeing Ciri's new digs as well. Netlflix's The Witcher season two is well underway and more teasers are going to be dropping throughout the week. For now, we've got a look at Ciri as both she and Geralt head to Kaer Morhen. 

The latest look into what season two will bring comes via Twitter and is it just me or is she giving off some major Jon Snow x Daenerys baby vibes?

She gave tearful goodbyes on a most violent night.
Now this child of surprise
is preparing to fight. pic.twitter.com/qVP2wDCQXl

PS5 Tempest 3D AudioTech Detailed

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PS5 Tempest 3D AudioTech Detailed

The next generation is almost here and we've been learning a lot about the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S systems. Today, Sony revealed even more about what the PS5 auditory experience will be link, including 3D audio immersion and virtual surround sound for TV. 

The PS5 Tempest 3D AudioTech aims to be a total game changer when it comes to how we experience various adventures. In a new blog post, Sony revealed that the Pulse 3D wireless headset will be an option for gamers to scoop up and will utilize the PS5's 3D tech to its fullest potential. With noise-cancelling microphones and the ability to work with both the PS4 and the PS5 systems, it's a nice addition for those looking to make the most out of their gametime. 

Don't want a new headset? That's fine too, Sony says that the 3D audio technology will work with most headsets via USB and via the DualSense controller's headset jack.