King's Bounty 2 takes the tactical RPG in a new direction

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King's Bounty 2 takes the tactical RPG in a new direction

1C Entertainment has announced that Kings Bounty 2 is in development and expected out next year. It's a departure from the previously isometric, cartoon fantasy series and is now a third-person, "highly cinematic experience" and, judging from the trailer posted by IGN, a bit on the serious side. Give it a watch above.  

Bloodlines 2 dev explains how it connects to the tabletop RPG

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Bloodlines 2 dev explains how it connects to the tabletop RPG

Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines was based on the tabletop RPG Vampire: The Masquerade. The videogame's protagonist was defined by the same skills and abilities, and its vampiric clans used broadly the same disciplines. But the pen-and-paper original has moved on in the intervening years, and is now up to its fifth edition, released in 2018.

Gfinity Esports Australia is shutting down

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Gfinity Esports Australia is shutting down

In a shock announcement, Gfinity Esports Australia has confirmed it will cease its operations in the country by the end of November. Best known for its Gfinity Elite Series – which hit Australia across two events in 2018 and 2019 – Gfinity also collaborated with the Hoyts Cinemas chain on the launch of a dedicated esports arena in Sydney.

Metro author Dmitry Glukhovsky says he's working on the next game in the series

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Metro author Dmitry Glukhovsky says he's working on the next game in the series

Author Dmitry Glukhovsky hinted in a 2016 AMA, shortly after the release of Metro 2035, that the Metro novels were over—although the Metro story itself might not be. "I think the main questions [about Artyom] are answered in Metro 2035," he said in one reply. "And even if there won't be any other Metro BOOKS, this doesn't necessarily mean that Artyom's story can't continue in other media..."

This Witcher 3 mod turns Geralt of Rivia into a man resembling Henry Cavill

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This Witcher 3 mod turns Geralt of Rivia into a man resembling Henry Cavill

There was plenty of skepticism floating around the internet when we first heard that Henry Cavill would star as Geralt of Rivia in the upcoming Netflix Witcher series. The first look at Cavill with Geralt's long silver hair didn't quite convince us either. After the trailer hit, though, it seems like just about everyone is on board with Cavill's Geralt and his massive biceps, including modders.