Sekiro multiplayer mod adds Souls-style co-op and PvP, invasions included

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Sekiro multiplayer mod adds Souls-style co-op and PvP, invasions included

Sekiro is From Software's most prescriptive game. You're meant to tackle every boss alone with just your sword, a prosthetic arm, and a lot of clay pots. If you like From Software's games for the challenge, Sekiro is probably your jam, but if you're like me and prefer the slow simmer of world-building and exploration, it can get frustrating. Modders are, once again, to the rescue. Sekiro Online adds a pretty decent facsimile of the Dark Souls multiplayer suite to Sekiro, co-op, duels, and invasions all included.

Overwatch Hero Pools are being dropped for most players

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Overwatch Hero Pools are being dropped for most players

In January, Blizzard announced the addition of "Hero Pools" to Overwatch Competitive Play, which is essentially a ban system—except that instead of players selecting characters for exclusion at the start of each match, Blizzard would pick them on a weekly basis. The idea, director Jeff Kaplan explained at the time, was to "prevent players from stagnating on any one meta too long," and as with all things Overwatch, he said that the system could be changed up if it proved necessary.

Mortal Kombat 11 is getting new story DLC

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Mortal Kombat 11 is getting new story DLC

According to a tweet from Playstation Brazil, some singleplayer story DLC is coming for Mortal Kombat 11. MK11 has received a lot of typical beat 'em up updates—new characters and such—but it's particularly exciting to know there's more gory melodrama coming to those of us to would rather test our mettle offline.

Microsoft's first 'Xbox 2020' stream to reveal Assassin's Creed Valhalla gameplay and more

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Microsoft's first 'Xbox 2020' stream to reveal Assassin's Creed Valhalla gameplay and more

The Inside Xbox livestream on May 7 will see the first gameplay reveal for Ubisoft's upcoming Assassin's Creed Valhalla, which all by itself makes it a must-watch stream for most gamers. But Microsoft has big plans for the show beyond that. It will also kick off what it's calling "Xbox 20/20," a series of monthly livestreams that will showcase the company's plans for the year.

The publisher behind classic Civilisation and XCOM is releasing a trio of new games

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The publisher behind classic Civilisation and XCOM is releasing a trio of new games

The publisher MicroProse might ring a bell in the minds of classic strategy and simulation fans. The studio was responsible for publishing games like Civilisation, Civilisation 2, and the first XCOM game, UFO: Enemy Unknown, back in the early '90s. The studio closed its doors many years ago but has now made a return and announced three new war-based games heading straight to Steam.

Amazon's sci-fi PvP shooter Crucible arrives on May 20

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Amazon's sci-fi PvP shooter Crucible arrives on May 20

Amazon has announced that the free-to-play Crucible will be launching on PC on May 20. Crucible is a competitive team-based shooter containing elements of PvP and PvE. Players will need to hunt down members of the opposing team, fight weird alien creatures, and complete mission objectives to win.