Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New Game Plus Update Out Tomorrow; Full Patch Detailed

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Ubisoft has released the full patch notes for the final scheduled February update for Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Titled Patch 1.1.4, the update comes to Xbox One, PS4, and PC tomorrow, February 26.

The most notable addition included in the update is New Game Plus, a much requested feature from the Assassin's Creed community for Odyssey. To access New Game Plus, you'll need to finished the Family Quest Line, which is the largest of the three mainline campaign stories in Odyssey. Once you've completed that storyline, you'll see the option to play New Game Plus on the main menu between Load and Options. Playing New Game Plus puts you back at the beginning of Odyssey's story, but you keep all of your gear, mounts, spear and ship upgrades, abilities, drachmae, and crafting materials. You'll also have the choice of continuing to play as your Kassandra or Alexios or switch to the other playable protagonist if you want a change of pace.

Patch 1.1.4 also adds 10 decorative frames for use in Odyssey's in-game Photo Mode. There are also new accessibility options included in the update that allow you to further customize how subtitles appear in-game. Support for Odyssey's upcoming Legacy of the First Blade Episode 3: Bloodline DLC--coming to all systems March 5--and the next month's Lost Tales of Greece missions is included in the patch too.

Tony Stark, Not Captain America, Should Die In Avengers: Endgame

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Avengers: Endgame promises the culmination of a story arc that has lasted more than a decade. The ambitious Marvel Cinematic Universe has borrowed liberally from the criss-crossing continuity that comic fans have known for years, and evolved into a sprawling movie empire. And because it has become so larger-than-life, it’s easy to forget that it began with a single hero. Tony Stark was our unlikely introduction to this universe. Now it’s time for his character to exit, and in the process, to finish one of the longest continuous character arcs in filmmaking history. By the time the credits roll on Endgame, Tony Stark should be deceased.

The MCU has introduced or reintroduced dozens of heroes to the big screen, but none has had a single coherent character trajectory quite like Tony Stark. Captain America has become disillusioned and questioned what his patriotic symbolism means, and Thor has gone through a variety of relationship ups-and-downs with his brother Loki, but Stark has had the most room to subtly grow. Part of that is his sheer screen-time. Due to a combination of his appearances in his own trilogy of Iron Man films, all of the Avengers films, and even cameos in others like Spider-Man: Homecoming, actor Robert Downey Jr. and the MCU writers have had the space to develop Stark to an incredible degree.

Fortnite Season 8 Start Date Confirmed

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Fortnite Season 8 Start Date Confirmed

Season 8 of Fortnite is just around the corner. With only a few days remaining in Season 7, developer Epic Games has now confirmed that the new season of the battle royale game will kick off across all platforms this Thursday, February 28.

Just as it has done in the run up to previous seasons, Epic is dropping teasers in the days leading up to Season 8. Each of the hints thus far has come in the form of a poem that suggests the new season will have a pirate theme; the first references "X marks the spot" and treasure, while the second warns players to beware "those who arrive on the waves."

What this means as far as gameplay goes remains to be seen, but it'll presumably somehow tie into the earthquakes that have been occurring in the game. Players first began experiencing these tremors earlier this month following the release of Fortnite's 7.30 update, and they've been growing in intensity since, so much so that cracks are now appearing in the island.

When Does Fortnite Season 8 Start?

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When Does Fortnite Season 8 Start?

Season 8 of Fortnite is just around the corner. With only a few days remaining in Season 7, developer Epic Games has now confirmed that the new season of the battle royale game will kick off across all platforms this Thursday, February 28.

Just as it has done in the run up to previous seasons, Epic is dropping teasers in the days leading up to Season 8. Each of the hints thus far has come in the form of a poem that suggests the new season will have a pirate theme; the first references "X marks the spot" and treasure, while the second warns players to beware "those who arrive on the waves."

What this means as far as gameplay goes remains to be seen, but it'll presumably somehow tie into the earthquakes that have been occurring in the game. Players first began experiencing these tremors earlier this month following the release of Fortnite's 7.30 update, and they've been growing in intensity since, so much so that cracks are now appearing in the island.

New Open-World Western Game Offers A Big Change In Pace From Red Dead Online

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New Open-World Western Game Offers A Big Change In Pace From Red Dead Online

Even after massive hits like Rockstar Games' Red Dead Redemption series, the setting of the old west isn't something see games used that often. But with the upcoming Outlaws of the Wild West, coming from developer Virtual Basement, this online open-world survivalist take on the timeless concept of the Western aims to give the setting a different spin. Throughout your journey in the open world, you'll be able to explore the vast plains and snowy mountains in order to survive the lawless lands of the old west.

Releasing in early access on March 12 for PC, Outlaws of the Wild West brings up to 150 players into an open-world where they'll scrape together resources found from exploring and foraging throughout the environment. In familiar survival game fashion, everyone starts out with little to no resources, and you'll have to slowly acquire the necessities to survive. If you aren't able to meet your character's basic needs, such as food and water, then they'll meet their end fast--and anything you had on you at the time of your death will be free for others to take. Much like in the old west, you'll have to contend with constant threats from nature and the occasional ruthless bandit or two that want what's yours.

Three Resident Evil Games Headed To Nintendo Switch, Release Dates Confirmed

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Three Resident Evil Games Headed To Nintendo Switch, Release Dates Confirmed

Three classic Resident Evil games are headed to Nintendo Switch in the near future, Capcom has confirmed. The original, Resident Evil 0, and Resident Evil 4 all have an Eshop release date of May 21.

Switch owners in North America can purchase Resident Evil and Resident Evil 0 as part of an Origins Collection at retail, though it appears the games will not receive physical versions in Europe. Pre-orders begin in all territories on February 28; pricing has not yet been revealed. There's no word regarding any additions or changes to these versions of the games.

Nintendo Switch previously received Resident Evil: Revelations and Resident Evil: Revelations 2, but May will be the first time a mainline title from the popular horror series come to the Switch. The original Resident Evil first released in 1996, and many of its successors are third-person survival-horror games, while others are more action-centric or play out in first-person. The 2002 prequel Resident Evil 0 and 2005's Resident Evil 4 are considered some of the best games in the series.

Resident Evil, RE0, And RE4 Nintendo Switch Release Dates Revealed

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Capcom has announced the release dates of three Resident Evil games' Nintendo Switch versions. The first game, plus Resident Evil 0 and Resident Evil 4, will come to the Eshop on May 21.

North American Switch owners can purchase Resident Evil and Resident Evil 0 as part of an Origins Collection at retail, though it appears the games will not receive physical versions in Europe. Pre-orders begin in all territories on February 28; pricing has not yet been revealed.

Nintendo Switch previously received Resident Evil: Revelations and Resident Evil: Revelations 2, but May will be the first time a mainline title from the popular horror series come to the Switch. The original Resident Evil first released in 1996, and many of its successors are third-person survival-horror games, while others are more action-centric or play out in first-person. The 2002 prequel Resident Evil 0 and 2005's Resident Evil 4 are considered some of the best games in the series.

Three Resident Evil Games Coming To Switch, Release Dates Confirmed

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Capcom has announced the release dates of three Resident Evil games' Nintendo Switch versions. The first game, plus Resident Evil 0 and Resident Evil 4, will come to the Eshop on May 21.

North American Switch owners can purchase Resident Evil and Resident Evil 0 as part of an Origins Collection at retail, though it appears the games will not receive physical versions in Europe. Pre-orders begin in all territories on February 28; pricing has not yet been revealed.

Nintendo Switch previously received Resident Evil: Revelations and Resident Evil: Revelations 2, but May will be the first time a mainline title from the popular horror series come to the Switch. The original Resident Evil first released in 1996, and many of its successors are third-person survival-horror games, while others are more action-centric or play out in first-person. The 2002 prequel Resident Evil 0 and 2005's Resident Evil 4 are considered some of the best games in the series.