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Daemon Hatfield

What's Your Favorite Horror Game of All Time?

Welcome back to Game Spook!, our yearly Halloween-themed episode. And what an episode! Not only is it Game Spook!, it's also our 600th edition of this humble little podcast. Thank you so much to everyone who watches every week! On the docket for this episode: The Co-op Mages discuss their favorite horror games from every generation, Control comes to Switch, Watch Dogs Legion, and so much more. The music this episode is from Castlevania Bloodlines. Watch the video above or hit the link...

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Joseph Knoop

A Few Assassin's Creed Games Aren't Backwards Compatible on PS5

Ubisoft has announced a slew of details regarding which of its games will receive cross-progression, next-gen upgrades, and backwards compatibility on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and S.

Like most of these types of announcements, it’s easy to get lost in the weeds on what game gets what feature (especially since messaging regarding cross-gen compatibility has been a confusing mess thus far), but we lay it all out for you below.

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Simon Cardy

IGN UK Podcast #563: PS5 Hands-On and Watch Dogs: Legion

Cardy is a very lucky boy and has been able to get his hands on a PS5, the DualSense and Astro's Playroom. He joins Joe and Dale who have been playing quite a bit of Watch Dogs: Legion and discuss whether it lives up to expectations. Speaking of having high expectations, Joe thinks Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity may be the most perfect game his eyes have ever seen. Plus, is Borat still funny? Remember, if you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: ign_ukfeedback@ign.com.

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Matt Purslow

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Merges With Warzone In December

Activision has revealed that Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War will integrate with Call of Duty: Warzone in December, the month after the main game launches. The integration between the two games will come as Black Ops Cold War enters its first season, just weeks after its November 13 launch. Black Ops Cold War weapons and operators will be made available in Warzone, as well as battle pass and store content. Players will also be able to use their Cold War multiplayer loadouts in...

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Joe Skrebels

Genshin Impact 1.1 Update Details Revealed, Coming November

Genshin Impact's 1.1 content update, called 'A New Star Approaches', is coming to PC, Android, iOS and PS4 on November 11. The game will also be playable via backwards compatibility on PS5. IGN can reveal that the update will add four new playable characters (two of which are 5-star characters), a brand new series of quests, the game's first seasonal event, and a new Reputation system for individual regions of the game. You can check out a trailer for the 1.1 update below: [ignvideo...

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IGN Staff

Genshin Impact's Plans for the Future - Developers Want to Tell a Years-Long Story

With Genshin Impact's first major update, 'A New Star Approaches', arriving on November 11, we naturally wanted to know what miHoYo has planned for its open world adventure beyond that - and discovered the developer is working to a years-long timescale, and how player behaviour will change where the game goes next. Speaking to IGN, producer and CEO Hugh Tsai, explained that 1.1 is all about "polishing off the Liyue story" that began at Genshin Impact's launch, "while also continuing to...

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Matt Purslow

Spider-Man: Miles Morales Spider-Verse Costume Revealed

Marvel has revealed a 'launch day bonus' Into the Spider-Verse suit for Insomniac Games' Spider-Man: Miles Morales, which will be available to both PS4 and PS5 players.

Your first look at the unmistakably stylish "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" Suit, a launch day bonus for "Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales" on PS4 and PS5: https://t.co/DFVXFslvmK #BeGreater #BeYourself @PlayStation pic.twitter.com/mUlS4WQrwO

— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) October 30, 2020 The suit, which is...

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Adam Bankhurst

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PC Will Require Up to 250 GB

Activision and Treyarch have revealed the PC specs for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and confirmed that it will require up to 250 GB of storage if you wish to run the latest Call of Duty with Ultra RTX settings. Fortunately, for those who don't need to run Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on the highest settings, it is possible to download Multiplayer only for 50 GB on Minimum Specs and all game modes for 175 GB on Recommended and Competitive Specs. [ignvideo...

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Jonathon Dornbush

Annapurna Interactive Announces Internal Dev Studio

Annapurna Interactive, the publisher of Outer Wilds, Sayonara Wild Hearts, and many more acclaimed games, has announced the formation of an internal development studio. There's currently no word on the studio's first project nor a name for the studio, but it is being formed in Los Angeles, California, with team members being sought for roles on the studio's first project, including senior producer, game director, and more. [widget path="global/article/imagegallery"...

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Jesse Schedeen

Cyberpunk 2077: Dark Horse Reveals Exclusive Art Print Featuring Lizzy Wizzy

While the wait continues for Cyberpunk 2077, Dark Horse Direct and CD Projekt Red debuting another exclusive new art print inspired by this futuristic world. Check out the slideshow gallery below for an exclusive look at this lithograph, which is designed by artist Rian Gonzales and features the pop star character Lizzy Wizzy. [widget path="global/article/imagegallery" parameters="albumSlug=cyberpunk-2077-dark-horse-reveals-exclusive-art-print-featuring-lizzy-wizzy&captions=true"] Dark...

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Matt T.M. Kim

Far Cry 6 Delayed Due to COVID-19

Far Cry 6 has been pushed back into the next fiscal year, according to Ubisoft in their latest financial earnings. In its quarterly earnings report with investors, Ubisoft revealed that due to the impact of COVID-19, Far Cry 6 and Rainbow Six Quarantine have been moved to the Fiscal Year 2021-22. For Ubisoft, the company begins its Fiscal Year after March, so the move will put Far Cry 6's new release date sometime between April 2021 and March 2022. [ignvideo...

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Jordan Oloman

EA Appealing Potential €5 Million Fine in the Netherlands for Selling FIFA Loot Boxes

EA is appealing a potential €5 million fine in The Netherlands for its sale of FIFA Ultimate Team packs. The Dutch government announced earlier in October that it would be enforcing a fine against EA for its implementation of paid-for loot boxes in its most recent FIFA games. EA will have to change the way its loot box-like items work in FIFA 19, 20, and 21, or every week the company will be fined €250,000, up to a maximum of €5 million. That's just in The Netherlands - the same...

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Brian Barnett

Raven's Beloved Star Wars Jedi Knight 2 Had an Incredible Code Name

According to Raven Software co-founder Brian Raffel, the original code name for Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast was, incredibly, "Rocky's Pizza." IGN's Ryan McCaffrey sat down with Raffel to discuss Raven Software's broad history in the latest episode of IGN Unfiltered, along with discussions on Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War, Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, Hexen, Heretic, Soldier of Fortune, and more. [ignvideo...

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Wesley LeBlanc

Xbox Games With Gold for November 2020 Announced

Microsoft has revealed the next set of Xbox Games With Gold titles that will be free in November and it will be the first lineup to hit the Xbox Series X and Series S. Despite these being the first Xbox Games With Gold for Xbox Series X and Series S, the lineup doesn't include any next-gen titles, unlike Sony's PlayStation Plus lineup for November. This month's lineup on Xbox includes Xbox One titles Aragami: Shadow Edition and Swimsanity! There's also Xbox 360 game LEGO Indiana Jones: The...

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Joe Skrebels

Hideo Kojima Explains That 'Death Stranding 2' Concept Art

Earlier this year, Hideo Kojima posted an image of concept art that suggested he may be working on a Death Stranding sequel – he's now told IGN that it doesn't represent "major plans, but just fragments of new ideas." As part of the interviews for our new video, How Death Stranding Foresaw Our Future, we asked Kojima about the image he tweeted (below), which appeared to show a new vehicle type branded with "BRIDGES", the name of Death Stranding's post-apocalyptic...

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Lucy O'Brien

The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope Review

Horror can be hard to get right in an interactive story. When you have the freedom to make your own decisions it can inadvertently interrupt the building moods and provocative themes the genre is built on, but developer Supermassive has proven before that it can still tell a (mostly) cohesive story no matter what players decide to do. It’s such a shame then that Little Hope, the latest in its Dark Pictures Anthology, feels like a step backward compared to the studio’s previous games....

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Joe Skrebels

Sony's Jim Ryan Says It's 'Crucial' to Keep Serving PS4 Owners in Years to Come

Sony will seemingly continue to release new PS4 games for the next few years, after SIE CEO Jim Ryan explained that it's "crucial" to keep the console's huge audience of owners "engaged and happy". Speaking to GamesIndustry, Ryan explained that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic - and the boost given to many gaming brands as a result of so many more people staying home - has caused the company to reassess how it looks at serving owners of its soon-to-be last-gen console: "Obviously, our...

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Wesley LeBlanc

Resident Evil 3 Remake Could Be Coming to Switch as a Cloud Version

A new image discovered by ResetEra users reveals that a cloud version of Resident Evil 3 Remake could be coming to the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo has dabbled in cloud gaming to bring games that likely otherwise wouldn't be playable on the Switch to the console. It began with Resident Evil 7 in 2018 and was followed up by Assassin's Creed Odyssey later that year. Those two cloud games were only playable in Japan but yesterday, Nintendo launched Control on Switch as a cloud game and revealed...

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