New Sea Of Thieves Update Has You Reinstall The Entire Game

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Rare has announce a new update for Sea of Thieves, which is designed to both reduce the overall install size of the game and make it easier for the developer to implement further patches in the future. However, to download the update, you'll have to reinstall the entire game.

The new install sizes for each version of the game has been outlined in a blog post on Sea of Thieves' main website. The PC version of the game will shrink from 47 GB to 27 GB. For Xbox One, the version on the original console will go from 35 GB to 10, and the One X install size will shrink from 47 GB to 25.

As a result of this update, Rare executive producer Joe Neate writes that future patch sizes might "increase slightly in the future." However, the overall install size will no longer grow significantly--like it has in the past--so it should be faster to reinstall the game going forward. The update goes live on February 6.

WWE Has A Cookbook, And "Nacho Man" Is Now Something You Can Eat

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The only cookbook that should matter to wrestling fans is hitting stores this March. Insight Editions is publishing The Official WWE Cookbook featuring recipes inspired by WWE Superstars. Finally, The Rock's Jabroni Macaroni Salad has come back to your dinner table.

Available on March 19 and priced at $30, the cookbook will contain more than 75 recipes, including appetizers, main courses, deserts, and drinks, all modeled after a WWE Superstar, and yes, Jabroni Macaroni is in there.

Finally, you can have your friends over for Wrestlemania and serve them up a very hot plate of Nacho Man Randy Savage, or maybe some D-Generation Eggs--which contains chicken livers. Some of the other Big Boss Ham Steak Doughnuts and Big Show's World's Largest Pancake.

YIIK: A Postmodern RPG Review - A Bit More Hipster

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YIIK: A Postmodern RPG Review - A Bit More Hipster

"Postmodern" is both an intriguing and an intimidating word. YIIK, pronounced "Y2K," comes with the subtitle, "A Postmodern RPG," but what does that mean? Is it a game centred around the tennis matches of Infinite Jest? Or around Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans? Regardless of the intention behind labeling the game as such, the postmodern tag initially seems a little peculiar.

However, when you boot up YIIK you're met with a stylish title screen that looks like it was ripped straight out of a retro arcade. The stunning visuals are accompanied by an electro-jazz bass-driven track that immediately asserts the game's homage to '90s pop culture. After a short exchange with a crow named Marlene, you're given control of Alex McHugh, college graduate and spoiled brat. You're also unemployed and spend your time wandering around your town aimlessly until you meet a cat with a Salvador Dali moustache. Shortly afterwards, an ethereal girl goes missing, triggering a chain of events that threaten the very fabric of reality itself.

YIIK: A Postmodern RPG Review - Too Slow for Boston

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YIIK: A Postmodern RPG Review - Too Slow for Boston

"Postmodern" is both an intriguing and an intimidating word. YIIK, pronounced "Y2K," comes with the subtitle, "A Postmodern RPG," but what does that mean? Is it a game centred around the tennis matches of Infinite Jest? Or around Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans? Regardless of the intention behind labeling the game as such, the postmodern tag initially seems a little peculiar at first.

However, when you boot up YIIK you're met with a stylish title screen that looks like it was ripped straight out of a retro arcade. The stunning visuals are accompanied by an electro-jazz bass-driven track that immediately asserts the game's homage to '90s culture. After a short exchange with a crow named Marlene, you're given control of Alex McHugh, college graduate and spoiled brat. You're also unemployed, so you just wander around your town aimlessly until you meet a cat with a Salvador Dali moustache. Shortly afterwards, an ethereal girl goes missing, triggering a chain of events that threaten the very fabric of reality itself.

$25 Assassin's Creed Odyssey And Other PS4, Xbox One, And Switch Game Deals At GameStop

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A new sale is now underway at GameStop. The video game retailer has unveiled its latest weekly ad, which features deals on a handful of 2018's biggest releases, including a particularly good one on the latest installment in the Assassin's Creed series, Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

If you've yet to pick up Ubisoft's newest stealth-action game, the title is on sale on both PS4 and Xbox One for $25. Its various special editions are likewise discounted this week; the Deluxe edition is available for $45, while the Steelbook Gold edition is down to $75.

If shooters are more your speed, the latest Call of Duty game, Black Ops 4, is available for $40. Both Far Cry 5 and the ever-evolving tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege are also on sale this week for $15 each. Other notable deals include the Spyro Reignited Trilogy for $30 and For Honor: Marching Fire Edition for $25.

Xbox One Game Pass Keeps Rolling Out Even More Titles This Month

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Microsoft has announced more games coming to Xbox Games Pass in January. One of which, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, is already available on the subscription service.

Two more games, We Happy Few and The Lego Movie Videogame, go live on Xbox Game Pass on January 17. We Happy Few is a first-person action game where you play as three different people trying to survive in a police-state society that forces everyone to remain happy all the time by taking a mandatory drug called Joy. The Lego Movie Videogame is based on the characters and storylines of the titular movie.

On January 24, two more titles, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and Saints Row: The Third, join Xbox Game Pass. The former acts as a loose prequel to the events told in The Lord of the Rings, and delivers a memorable action-packed gaming experience with a system that causes enemy orcs to evolve based on their combat encounters with protagonist Talion. The latter marks the moment in the Saints Row franchise where the games veered off from being a GTA-look-alike and, for the better, transformed into something ridiculously wacky.

EA Is"Fully Committed" To Making Star Wars Games After Reported Cancelation

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Following a report that Electronic Arts had canceled the open-world Star Wars game in development at EA Vancouver, the publisher has finally responded with a statement. Unfortunately, it doesn't offer any real insight, though tellingly it does nothing to dispel what Kotaku's story laid out.

"There's been speculation overnight about one of our Star Wars projects. As a natural part of the creative process, the great work by our team in Vancouver continues and will evolve into future Star Wars content and games," the company said in a statement shared with GameSpot. "We're fully committed to making more Star Wars games, we're very excited about Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order from Respawn, and we'll share more about our new projects when the time is right."

That is far from a denial that it's canceled the project, which was said to be an open-world game "reboot" of what had previously been in development at the now-defunct Visceral Games. When the former Dead Space developer was shuttered, Vancouver assumed control of the project, which morphed into something quite different but would use assets from Visceral. Kotaku's report states Vancouver is now at work on a smaller-scale Star Wars game that can be released sooner than would have been possible with the open-world game.

EA Responds To Star Wars Game Cancelation Report, Doesn't Deny It

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Following a report that Electronic Arts had canceled the open-world Star Wars game in development at EA Vancouver, the publisher has finally responded with a statement. Unfortunately, it doesn't offer any real insight, though tellingly it does nothing to dispel what Kotaku's story laid out.

"There's been speculation overnight about one of our Star Wars projects. As a natural part of the creative process, the great work by our team in Vancouver continues and will evolve into future Star Wars content and games," the company said in a statement shared with GameSpot. "We're fully committed to making more Star Wars games, we're very excited about Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order from Respawn, and we'll share more about our new projects when the time is right."

That is far from a denial that it's canceled the project, which was said to be an open-world game "reboot" of what had previously been in development at the now-defunct Visceral Games. When the former Dead Space developer was shuttered, Vancouver assumed control of the project, which morphed into something quite different but would use assets from Visceral. Kotaku's report states Vancouver is now at work on a smaller-scale Star Wars game that can be released sooner than would have been possible with the open-world game.

EA Addresses Star Wars Game Cancelation Report, Doesn't Deny It

about X hours ago from

Following a report that Electronic Arts had canceled the open-world Star Wars game in development at EA Vancouver, the publisher has finally responded with a statement. Unfortunately, it doesn't offer any real insight, though tellingly it does nothing to dispel what Kotaku's story laid out.

"There's been speculation overnight about one of our Star Wars projects. As a natural part of the creative process, the great work by our team in Vancouver continues and will evolve into future Star Wars content and games," the company said in a statement shared with GameSpot. "We're fully committed to making more Star Wars games, we're very excited about Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order from Respawn, and we'll share more about our new projects when the time is right."

That is far from a denial that it's canceled the project, which was said to be an open-world game "reboot" of what had previously been in development at the now-defunct Visceral Games. When the former Dead Space developer was shuttered, Vancouver assumed control of the project, which morphed into something quite different but would use assets from Visceral. Kotaku's report states Vancouver is now at work on a smaller-scale Star Wars game that can be released sooner than would have been possible with the open-world game.

Steve Carell And The Office Boss Team For Netflix Show About Trump's Space Force

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Steve Carell is returning to TV for his first starring role since leaving The Office in 2011. What's more, he's doing it through a new collaboration with The Office executive producer Greg Daniels. The two have created a new Netflix series called Space Force, which Carell will star in. The idea of a space force was first proposed by President Trump in 2018.

Details on the new series are scarce, but a teaser released by the streaming service hints at this definitely being a comedy. "On June 18, 2018 the federal government announced the creation of a 6th major division of the United States armed forces," the video proclaims. "The goal of the new branch is 'to defend satellites from attack' and 'perform other space-related tasks' or something."

The series will follow the men and women tasked with creating the space force and figuring out what exactly it does. Outside of Carell, no other casting has been announced. It will be interesting to see if any of his former The Office comrades appear alongside him in the series.