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Elden Ring Speedrunner Easily Beats Main Bosses With One Hit

Elden Ring is full of hard bosses, many of whom have no problem quickly showing you the nearest gravesite if you’re lost, and defeating them is often a matter of slowly whittling away at their lengthy health bars until you a huge sigh of relief as the words “Enemy Felled” finally appear. One player, however, …

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‘The Witcher School’ Forced To Shut Down Over Political Controversy

Image: CD Projekt Red Until recently, a “Witcher School” in Poland ran live-action role-playing (LARP) events for fans of the wildly popular fantasy series with the official blessing of witcher-series game publisher CD Projekt Red. But last Friday, its organizers, a company called 5 Żywiołów, announced that the “school” would be permanently closing, citing CDPR’s …

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The Best Games In PlayStation’s Days Of Play Sale For PS4, PS5

screenshot: Sony If you just bought Ghostwire, deathloop, or any other big PlayStation game, I am so, so sorry. You probably could’ve picked it up a lot cheaper today, as PlayStation’s big spring sale kicks off. Announced yesterday in a blog postPlayStation’s annual ‘Days of Play’ sale runs from now through June 9. There’s some …

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No Man’s Sky Goes Roguelike With Leviathan Space Whale Update

screenshot: Hello Games the next No Man’s Sky expansion is all about space whales. Well, okay, there’s a whole new, roguelike-style expedition for players to tackle too but come on. Space whales, baby. Today’s update, called “Leviathan,” sees the immense No Man’s Sky universe get a little bigger with the introduction of the aforementioned megafauna …

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Fortnite Pro’s Racist Video Of Gun Armory Condemned Online

An esports pro has been Lambasted after a video surfaced online in which an individual, who is allegedly Fortnite Champion Series Grand Final contender Sin, shows off a fully stocked weapons closet and states, in the year 2022, that the stockpile of firearms is “just in case there’s ever a zombie apocalypse or an*gger outbreak.” …

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Former Nintendo Boss Reggie Tells Companies To ‘Embrace’ Unions

photo: Allen Berezovsky (Getty Images) In an interview yesterday, former Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime was asked about his thoughts on unions, which currently barely exists in the video game industry. Fils-Aime’s answer was not a ringing endorsement of unions, with the former exec saying they aren’t good or bad, just a situation to …

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SEOPS Plus Subscribers Freak Out Over Big Potential Upgrade Tax

Image: Sony Sony’s new and improved PlayStation Plus program has already launched in some parts of the world, and players are seemingly running into all sorts of issues. But the one players are freaking out about the most right now is a potential wrinkle in how the pricing for upgrading works which could leave some …

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Steam Deck Easy To Mod And Repair, And Fans Have Taken Notice

As reported by The Verge over the weekend, the legendary repair advocates over at iFixit.com plan to offer essentially every part of the Steam Deck for sale, including the motherboard with its custom AMD chip. While word of this was undoubtedly exciting for Steam Deck fans, iFixit took to Twitter to state that the news …

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Xbox Game Pass Subscribers Say They’re Unsubscribing, For Now

Image: Microsoft Typically, when Game Pass starts trending, it’s either because it scored a killer game or some influencers concocted a viral “joke” that ultimately does nothing other than hand a $2 trillion corporation two days of free marketing. Over the past few days, however, Microsoft’s games-on-demand program started trending for another reason: Players say …

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