The Witcher 3 is getting a free next-gen upgrade

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The Witcher 3 is getting a free next-gen upgrade

The Witcher 3 marked its fifth anniversary this year. It still looks like it could have appeared today, but it's missing some of the latest bells and whistles, and there's also a new generation of consoles coming, so it looks like it's time for an update. 

Apex Legends' armor nerf has been reverted

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Apex Legends' armor nerf has been reverted

As part of Apex Legends' season 6, the way armor worked was changed: all armor became Evo Armor, and its protective value was dropped by 25 hit points. This resulted in a reduced time-to-kill that proved controversial with players, given that Apex's relatively long shootouts, at least by battle royale standards, are part of its appeal. Now, armor values are going back to the way they were, though the all-Evo change will remain in effect.

Skullgirls studio head lays off everyone who hadn't already quit

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Skullgirls studio head lays off everyone who hadn't already quit

Multiple employees of Skullgirls and Indivisible studio Lab Zero resigned recently, after allegations about studio head Mike Zaimont's history of sexual comments and inappropriate behavior, directed both at staff and members of the fighting game community, came to light. As of last week, Zaimont has laid off all remaining staff, as animator Jonathan Kim explained on Twitter, noting that Zaimont "hasn't agreed to a severance for them yet."

Monster Train Friends & Foes update adds champions, bosses, artifacts, more

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Monster Train Friends & Foes update adds champions, bosses, artifacts, more

Friends & Foes is a substantial and generous free update for the deckbuilding hellride that is Monster Train. It adds a new champion for each monster clan—Shardtail Queen for the Hellhorned, Wyldenten for the Awoken, Solgard the Martyr for the Stygian Guard, Primordium for the Umbra, and Little Fade for the Melting Remnant—each with their own starter card. The clans also get a new artifact each: Queen's Tail, Emblem of the Exiles, Kinstone Totem, Shadowbox, and Fade's First Blade.