Divinity: Original Sin 2 Is Getting A Sequel Called Fallen Heroes

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Larian Studios has announced Divinity: Fallen Heroes, a new standalone game that acts as a sequel to Divinity: Original Sin II. Fallen Heroes has been developed in co-production with Logic Artists, a studio known for creating strategy RPGs such as Clandestine and Expeditions: Vikings.

According to a Larian Studios press release, in Fallen Heroes, you'll delve "deeper into the world of Rivellon as you command your troops aboard the Lady Vengeance. Explore new lands and wield new weapons and skills. Build your squad and vanquish never-before seen corners of Rivellon." The game will feature both single player and two-player coop.

Divinity: Fallen Heroes is a new tactical game oozing with RPG elements, developed as a co-production between @larianstudios and @logicartists. Faced with a new evil, we're calling on YOU to command The Lady Vengeance and continue the story of Divinity: Original Sin 2. pic.twitter.com/POOvvACeXe

April's PS4 Free Games For PS Plus Members Have Been Announced

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We're in the final days of March, which means two things for PlayStation Plus members: March's free PS4 games will soon disappear, and another two free games will be available to download in April. Unfortunately, PS3 and Vita games are no longer part of the monthly package, and the latest free pair of games aren't quite on the same level as March's fantastic offerings. April's PS Plus games are The Surge and Conan Exiles, and they'll be available to download starting April 2.

The Surge is a science-fiction RPG heavily inspired by the Dark Souls series and takes place in a grim, dystopian future where the world has been ravaged by war and environmental diseases. Robots and clones make up a majority of the workforce, so the humans who are left must fight to survive while wearing exoskeleton implants intended to boost speed and strength. Critic Daniel Starkey gave the game a 7/10 in GameSpot's The Surge review.

"Not everything hits, but The Surge works far more often than it doesn't, and what it does change is mostly better executed here than in its forebears," Starkey wrote. "Deck 13 has crafted a satisfying adventure that breathes new life into a flooded sub-genre."

PS Plus April 2019: The Latest Free PS4 Games Have Been Announced

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We're in the final days of March, which means two things for PlayStation Plus members: March's free PS4 games will soon disappear, and another two free games will be available to download in April. Unfortunately, PS3 and Vita games are no longer part of the monthly package, and the latest free pair of games aren't quite on the same level as March's fantastic offerings. April's PS Plus games are The Surge and Conan Exiles, and they'll be available to download starting April 2.

The Surge is a science-fiction RPG heavily inspired by the Dark Souls series and takes place in a grim, dystopian future where the world has been ravaged by war and environmental diseases. Robots and clones make up a majority of the workforce, so the humans who are left must fight to survive while wearing exoskeleton implants intended to boost speed and strength. Critic Daniel Starkey gave the game a 7/10 in GameSpot's The Surge review.

"Not everything hits, but The Surge works far more often than it doesn't, and what it does change is mostly better executed here than in its forebears," Starkey wrote. "Deck 13 has crafted a satisfying adventure that breathes new life into a flooded sub-genre."

Sekiro Guardian Ape Boss Guide: Beat The Brutal Beast

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Sekiro Guardian Ape Boss Guide: Beat The Brutal Beast

Most of the tough bosses in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice are weapon-carrying warriors, who clash blades with you and require breaking through their guard to defeat them. Occasionally, though, you'll face some huge beasts, like the Blazing Bull or the Great Serpent. The Guardian Ape is another such giant belligerent animal, and it can hit you with a variety of moves from various ranges, making it a difficult beast to best.

You'll find the Guardian Ape on your road through the poisonous swamps of the Sunken Valley. The boss guards a flower you need to advance Sekiro's story, so you'll have to deal with it sooner or later--although if you can bulk up with Prayer Beads or by finishing off other bosses first, you might want to do so. Amping your attack power against the Guardian Ape is very useful, since you'll have to do a lot of damage to it during the fight.

We've got everything you'll need to know to deal with the Guardian Ape, from its poop-throwing antics to its sword-swinging mayhem. For more Sekiro guides, check out our giant (and growing) knowledge center about the game.

Sekiro Guardian Ape Boss Guide: How To Beat The Brutal Beast

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Sekiro Guardian Ape Boss Guide: How To Beat The Brutal Beast

Most of the tough bosses in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice are sword-wielding warriors, forcing you to fight through their blows and take them down when their guard is broken. Occasionally, though, you'll face some huge, mythic beasts, like the Blazing Bull or the Great Serpent. The Guardian Ape is another such ridiculous monster, and its wide variety of moves and effective ranges make it a difficult beast to best.

You'll find the Guardian Ape on your road through the poisonous swamps of the Sunken Valley. The boss guards a flower you need to advance Sekiro's story, so you'll have to deal with it sooner or later--although if you can bulk up with Prayer Beads or by finishing off other bosses first, you might want to do so. Amping your attack power against the Guardian Ape is very useful, since you'll have to do a lot of damage to it during the fight.

We've got everything you'll need to know to deal with the Guardian Ape, from its poop-throwing antics to its sword-swinging mayhem. For more Sekiro guides, check out our giant (and growing) knowledge center about the game.

Journey To The Savage Planet Is A Weird Satire Of Late-Stage Capitalism In The Interstellar Age

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Journey To The Savage Planet Is A Weird Satire Of Late-Stage Capitalism In The Interstellar Age

First revealed at The Game Awards 2018, Journey to the Savage Planet takes a decidedly more strange and self-aware approach to the premise of the lone space adventurer exploring a distant world. Instead of seeking knowledge and charting new areas of the universe for the betterment of humanity, it's your job as an interstellar adventurer to make way for the inevitable push of capitalism by prepping the planet for your employer--a mid-tier corporation that has an endless flow of products to sell.

We spent some time with Journey to the Savage Planet during GDC 2019 and spoke with Typhoon Studios co-founder and creative director Alex Hutchinson about the developer's approach to the familiar premise, why he's proud the game features no procedurally generated content, and how players will always be within reach of consumerist tendencies, even in the furthest reaches of space.

Best Buy's Flash Sale Includes Deals On Games, PC Accessories, Computers, And More

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Best Buy's Flash Sale Includes Deals On Games, PC Accessories, Computers, And More

If you've been keeping your eyes peeled for deals on gaming computers and accessories, today's a great time to stock up on whatever you need: Best Buy is running a flash sale for today only on some great hardware, including laptops, desktops, TVs, tablets, headphones, keyboards, and way more. Plus, some Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One games are included as part of the sale, as well as Xbox One bundles. The sale ends tonight at 9:59 PM PT / 12:59 AM ET, so these deals will be gone by tomorrow.

PC gamers should definitely check out the discounts on PC accessories, like this Corsair mechanical gaming keyboard with back lighting--it's built with an aircraft-grade aluminum frame to last you for years. It's also $60 off, selling for only $110 now. This Corsair laser gaming mouse has 4.7 stars and over 1,000 reviews--and it's marked down 50% at only $30. Need a new headset you can wear comfortably for hours? The Razer Kraken Pro V2 headset is marked down to $60 and has great sound quality at an affordable price. A couple of Gamdias Talos mid-tower PC cases on on sale too--one with three dual-ring RGB fans that's discounted at $140, and another with two fans you can get for only $75. There are also some gaming chairs available, like this Gamdias Achilles gaming chair that comes in multiple colors--it's $30 off, so you can get it for $240 instead of $270.

Best Buy Just Launched A Flash Sale On Games, PC Accessories, Computers, And More

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Best Buy Just Launched A Flash Sale On Games, PC Accessories, Computers, And More

If you've been keeping your eyes peeled for deals on gaming computers and accessories, today's a great time to stock up on whatever you need: Best Buy is running a flash sale for today only on some great hardware, including laptops, desktops, TVs, tablets, headphones, keyboards, and way more. Plus, some Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One games are included as part of the sale, as well as Xbox One bundles. The sale ends tonight at 9:59 PM PT / 12:59 AM ET, so these deals will be gone by tomorrow.

PC gamers should definitely check out the discounts on PC accessories, like this Corsair mechanical gaming keyboard with back lighting--it's built with an aircraft-grade aluminum frame to last you for years. It's also $60 off, selling for only $110 now. This Corsair laser gaming mouse has 4.7 stars and over 1,000 reviews--and it's marked down 50% at only $30. Need a new headset you can wear comfortably for hours? The Razer Kraken Pro V2 headset is marked down to $60 and has great sound quality at an affordable price. A couple of Gamdias Talos mid-tower PC cases on on sale too--one with three dual-ring RGB fans that's discounted at $140, and another with two fans you can get for only $75. There are also some gaming chairs available, like this Gamdias Achilles gaming chair that comes in multiple colors--it's $30 off, so you can get it for $240 instead of $270.

Yoshi's Crafted World Review - Thinking Creatively

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Yoshi's Crafted World Review - Thinking Creatively

The diorama-like design of Yoshi's Crafted World falls somewhere between capturing how a child might imagine a world and being a joyful expression of imagination in its own right, with washi tape snails, cardboard cows, and fish made from paper planes set among carefully laid-out stages. Each set of two or three levels introduces a new theme and its own quirks to discover, from the various ways everyday objects are recycled into art to how those crafts might be concealing the collectible you're after. While the best ideas mostly stay in their own levels and don't really build upon themselves or each other, each area is a delight to explore on its own.

Crafted World plays largely like other Yoshi games. You gobble up enemies to get eggs, throw the eggs at stuff, and maybe find some friends and secrets along the way, all with unlimited lives and very little to pressure you. The big change in Crafted World is the addition of a dimension--while you still mostly move left or right in 2D, some paths allow you to move forward or backward onto a separate left-right pathway, and you can throw eggs forward and backward, too. Aiming into the foreground or background shifts the depth of field so you can better see what's around you, with the added effect of making the levels seem even more like 3D, handmade dioramas.

Yoshi's Crafted World Review - Simple Pleasures

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Yoshi's Crafted World Review - Simple Pleasures

The diorama-like design of Yoshi's Crafted World falls somewhere between capturing how a child might imagine a world and being a joyful expression of imagination in its own right, with washi tape snails, cardboard cows, and fish made from paper planes set among carefully laid-out stages. Each set of two or three levels introduces a new theme and its own quirks to discover, from the various ways everyday objects are recycled into art to how those crafts might be concealing the collectible you're after. While the best ideas mostly stay in their own levels and don't really build upon themselves or each other, each area is a delight to explore on its own.

Crafted World plays largely like other Yoshi games. You gobble up enemies to get eggs, throw the eggs at stuff, and maybe find some friends and secrets along the way, all with unlimited lives and very little to pressure you. The big change in Crafted World is the addition of a dimension--while you still mostly move left or right in 2D, some paths allow you to move forward or backward onto a separate left-right pathway, and you can throw eggs forward and backward, too. Aiming into the foreground or background shifts the depth of field so you can better see what's around you, with the added effect of making the levels seem even more like 3D, handmade dioramas.