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Microsoft announces The Outer Worlds 2 at its E3 2021 showcase

Microsoft announced The Outer Worlds 2, a sequel to Obsidian’s 2019 role-playing shooter, at its E3 2021 showcase on Sunday. The trailer provided very few details about the upcoming game — and in fact, poked fun at similar early announcements by openly addressing just how devoid of real details the trailer was. “Now, we see […]

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Microsoft announces Redfall, a vampire shooter from the team behind Dishonored

Microsoft ended its E3 2021 presentation with a brand-new title: Redfall, the latest release from Dishonored developer Arkane Studios. It’s a co-op shooter that looks a bit like Left 4 Dead, but with dangerous vampires in place of zombies. Here’s the premise: The quaint island town of Redfall, Massachusetts, is under siege by a legion […]

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Microsoft just launched a bunch of new games on Xbox Game Pass at E3 2021

Microsoft has announced a whole slate of games that will be joining Xbox Game Pass today, with 11 new titles available on the subscription service via Xbox and PC. The new Game Pass titles were announced during Microsoft and Bethesda’s joint E3 conference on Sunday. The lion’s share comes from Bethesda, which adds 10 more […]

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The Xbox Series X mini fridge will be available this holiday season

Microsoft’s concluded its E3 2021 showcase with a rather cool announcement: the Xbox Series X-shaped mini fridge, which the company promised to make after defeating Skittles in a Twitter poll, will be released in holiday 2021. Microsoft is promising that the upcoming Xbox Mini Fridge (the official name) is “the world’s most powerful mini fridge,” […]

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Eidos Montreal is making a Guardians of the Galaxy game

The team behind the Deus Ex games is tackling one of Marvel’s most famous superhero groups next. At its E3 2021 keynote, publisher Square Enix revealed that Eidos Montreal, the studio behind games like Deus Ex: Human Revolution, is working on a game titled simply Guardians of the Galaxy. The game puts players in the […]

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Final Fantasy 1-6 are being rereleased for new ‘pixel remaster series’

Square Enix announced that the first six mainline Final Fantasy games are getting remasters for Steam, Android, and iOS. The games will each be released individually as part of the “Pixel Remaster Series,” but Square Enix hasn’t shared release timing beyond the fact that they’re “coming soon.” In a tweet, Square Enix said that the […]

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Square Enix announces action-heavy spinoff Final Fantasy Origin

The next Final Fantasy spinoff is heavy on the action, and certainly doesn’t skimp when it comes to giant swords. At its E3 2021 keynote, Square Enix revealed Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin — yes, that’s the actual full title — which is billed as a collaboration between Final Fantasy veterans Tetsuya Nomura and […]