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Netflix is developing a live-action Carmen Sandiego movie

Netflix is developing a live-action film based on the classic edutainment video game series Carmen Sandiego, according to entertainment industry website Deadline. The series – which begin in 1985 with Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? and was last seen in 2015’s Carmen Sandiego Returns – puts players in the employ of the ACME Detective Agency. The goal each game is to locate the elusive criminal mastermind Carmen Sandiego, tracking her across the globe, through space, or even time. It was popular enough to get its own TV show,…

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Sea of Thieves’ latest update is blocking Xbox Games Pass access

Sea of Thieves’ latest update, which launched earlier today on PC and Xbox One, is preventing Xbox Games Pass subscribers from accessing the game. Some Xbox Games Pass members on Xbox One and PC – both full subscribers and those taking advantage of the free 14-day trial – are reporting that they’re unable to launch Sea of Thieves since downloading today’s update. Those affected are seeing a variety of error messages – including code “0x803F8001”, which Xbox support says is displayed when players “launch a game or app and we…

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Snake Pass Gains a New Mode in Free Update on PS4

Sssplendid by Stephen Tailby 1 min ago Sumo Digital’s charming 3D puzzle platformer Snake Pass was a surprise hit when it released last year, with its innovative control system earning it a lot of love from critics and fans alike. To celebrate the game’s first anniversary, a free update has been made available today that, among other improvements, includes a new mode. Arcade Mode tasks you with eating as much fruit as possible within a time limit, racking up as high a score as you can. There will be leaderboards…

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Ark is getting a Minecraft-like spin-off, and it’s heading to Steam and Xbox early access soon

Update, 27/3/18: Ark: Survival Evolved’s intriguing Minecraft-like spin-off PixArk is now available in Steam Early Access and on Xbox Game Preview. PixArk aims to offer a dinosaur-themed survival experience similar proper Ark, albeit in a more cheerful, accessible package. Its initial early access release includes crafting and base building, character progression and customisation, procedurally generated worlds and questing, eight biomes, over 100 creatures to tame and ride, a Creative Mode, plus single-player and online multiplayer modes. Developer Snail Games notes that while multiplayer is currently live on Steam, it will…

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Trailers 

New Deadpool 2 Extended Trailer Takes Aim at the Millennial Man Bun

Last week, 20th Century Fox unveiled the new red band trailer for Deadpool 2, chocked full of scenes with adult language, which is to be expected in this R-rated superhero adventure. The studio has now also released an all-ages green band trailer which cleans up the language, and removes a few scenes, including a particularly gruesome shot of the Merc With the Mouth getting his hand shot through, but it has also added a new scene where he takes a swipe at millennials. While it’s certainly quite innocuous, it replaces…

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Resident Evil 7 finally gets Xbox One X enhancements in long-awaited new update

Capcom has finally released its long-awaited Xbox One X update for Resident Evil 7, bringing with it a range of fancy visual enhancements. Once the patch is installed, Xbox One X owners can, according to Microsoft, enjoy 4K output, HDR support, and “improved skin tone display through Screen-Space Subsurface Scattering.” You can see at least some of that in the accompanying comparison trailer below. Resident Evil 7’s long-promised update has been lingering around Microsoft’s list of upcoming Xbox One X Enhancements for a good while now, so it’s great to…

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Review: Pure Farming 2018 (PS4)

The mainstream success of the farming genre may be attributed directly to a certain YouTube video showing tractors breakdancing to dubstep, but agricultural adventures are big business these days. Case in point: Techland’s Pure Farming 2018 is the latest in a long line of pretenders attempting to cull Giants Software’s ripened crown. But is this fertile foray about to become your new favourite – or is it barley worth bothering with? To be honest, this is the most beginner friendly farming simulator to date. While the Farming Simulator series has…

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Snake Pass’ latest update adds a free new Arcade Mode

Sumo Digital just updated its serpentine physics platformer Snake Pass, adding a free new Arcade Mode, and remedying the game’s controversial home screen icon on Switch. Arcade Mode is out now on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Switch, and can be played on all 15 of Snake Pass’ existing levels once they’re unlocked in the main story campaign. It’s the second bonus mode to be included in Snake Pass, following on from Time Trial Mode, and tasks players with racing around a stage and gathering up fruit. The more fruit…

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Guide: Far Cry 5 Beginner’s Tips and Tricks: How to Liberate Hope County

If you’ve played a Far Cry before, you’ll feel right at home in Hope County. While not an awful lot has changed since Far Cry 3, Far Cry 5 might still prove challenging to those who haven’t played one in a while. In this guide, we’ll walk you through your first few hours, to help provide a bit of direction. There’s a lot to learn here, so it should help ease you in a little more gently. Enjoy! Far Cry 5 Beginner’s Tips and Tricks Liberate and destroy stuff The tutorial…

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Trailers 

House with a Clock in Its Walls Trailer Pulls Jack Black Into a Secret World

This September, you’re invited somewhere timeless. Jack Black and two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett star in The House with a Clock in Its Walls, from Amblin Entertainment. Universal Pictures has released the first trailer along with the poster, which you can check out here.  In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, this magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro) who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart.  But his…

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