Persona 4 Golden is on sale for its lowest price on PC

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Persona 4 Golden is on sale for its lowest price on PC

Persona 4, one of the most-loved JRPGs of the PS2 era, finally came to PC in June this year in the form of a port of the Vita version. If you weren't one of the half a million or so people who already bought it, now's a pretty good time, as it's currently on sale for 30% off on Fanatical. That makes it $13.89 in US dollars if you buy Persona 4 in the next five days. It's been on sale for 20% off before, but this is the first time it's gone lower than that.

CD Projekt Red's share price fell 25% in the last two months

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CD Projekt Red's share price fell 25% in the last two months

As Gamesindustry.biz notes, CD Projekt Red's share price peaked in late August with a market cap of 42.4 billion Polish złoty, which is about $US10.7 billion. The individual share price was just under 461 złoty per share, or $US116.50. Subsequently, the studio instituted mandatory extra hours to complete work on Cyberpunk 2077, and then announced a delayed release date. The share price dropped to 331 złoty, and is currently at 335 złoty, which is about $US85.

Alien invasion defense grand strategy Terra Invicta is coming in 2021

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Alien invasion defense grand strategy Terra Invicta is coming in 2021

There's a mod for both modern XCOM games that's actually just straight-up better than both modern XCOM games. It's called The Long War and was made by the people at Pavonis Interactive, and they've been making their own alien invasion game since forming a company in 2015. We first got a look at Terra Invicta last year in a brief trailer, and since then it has moved forward into development with gusto, culminating in a successful Kickstarter campaign this past month raised $216K. 

Shadowlands pre-sales highest of any World of Warcraft expansion

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Shadowlands pre-sales highest of any World of Warcraft expansion

World of Warcraft's upcoming Shadowlands expansion has more pre-sales than any other expansion in the game's history, says Activision Blizzard. On a recent earnings call, Activision Blizzard CEO Robert "Bobby" Kotick said that "We've seen unprecedented engagement trends since the [World of Warcraft] subscriber base doubled following the launch of Classic last year. Pre-sales of the upcoming Shadowlands expansion are the highest we've seen at this stage ahead of any release." 

Action-roguelike Curse of the Dead Gods has a whole armory of new weapons

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Action-roguelike Curse of the Dead Gods has a whole armory of new weapons

If you've knocked out a few hundred runs of Hades, maybe you'd like to try out Curse of the Dead Gods? It's an action-roguelike with a very Darkest Dungeon or Hellboy-esque art style relying on heavy use of shadows, and it's definitely the first of the inevitable crop of games inspired by the excellent Hades. It's about a brave (read: barking mad) tomb explorer who delves deep into terrible places in search of unlimited power/eternal life/riches/etc. 

House of Ashes is the next Dark Pictures Anthology game, here's the trailer

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House of Ashes is the next Dark Pictures Anthology game, here's the trailer

Horror game anthology The Dark Pictures has revealed its next game, House of Ashes, by secreting a teaser trailer within just-released game Little Hope. Given the look, it's likely that House of Ashes is about American soldiers and specialists in Afghanistan who uncover some ancient evil, and looks like it will star Ashley Tisdale. House of Ashes is due to release in 2021.

Intel is bringing its discrete Iris Xe Max graphics card to thin-and-light laptops and 'value desktops'

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Intel is bringing its discrete Iris Xe Max graphics card to thin-and-light laptops and 'value desktops'

Intel has unveiled its first discrete Xe graphics card, the Intel Iris Xe Max. It's a mobile GPU designed to drop into thin-and-light notebooks to give creators the edge while they're on the go. The Iris Xe Max GPUs match the Iris Xe graphics silicon of the new Tiger Lake processors in terms of raw specs, and promises to also boost performance by pairing the two GPUs together.

Ellen Page is going to be in a comedy about an all-women esports team

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Ellen Page is going to be in a comedy about an all-women esports team

As the Hollywood Reporter, er, reported, there's a movie about esports called 1Up currently in the works. Ellen Page will play the team's coach, and Paris Berelc the star of the show, a young player who quits a mixed team to start her own all-women's team. It's being directed by Kyle Newman, director of Fanboys, from a script by Julia Yorks, who writes kid's TV shows. According to the Hollywood Reporter, 1Up "has been described as being in the vein of Pitch Perfect but set in the world of eSports with a Gamergate backdrop."

FromSoftware acknowledges Elden Ring still exists

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FromSoftware acknowledges Elden Ring still exists

In a reply to their own tweet, From Software acknowledged that Elden Ring is indeed a videogame that it is still making, and that it is something to look "forward to", indicating that it will come out at some point in the future, presumably within the lifetime of any person currently reading the the tweet.