Eurogamer 

Here’s what Ariana Grande and a bunch of Labo instruments sound like live

If you’ve spent many sleepless nights pondering the practical, real-world applications of Nintendo’s delightful new cardboard oddity, Nintendo Labo, here’s a little story that might intrigue you: famous pop person Ariana Grande performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, using a bunch of backing instruments fashioned entirely from Labo. It sounded pretty good! The musical segment, which aired on the US show on Monday, saw the Grammy-Award-nominated Grande performing new song No Tears Left to Cry, while Fallon’s house band The Roots unfurled a spirited musical accompaniment using guitars,…

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Trailers 

Mark Wahlberg Comes Under Heavy Fire in Mile 22 Trailer

The first trailer for Mile 22 has arrived. This movie continues the strong collaborations between director Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg. The pair have previously worked together on movies like Lone Survivor, Patriot’s Day and Deepwater Horizon and apparently, they enjoy one another’s company, as they’re once again hitched to the same cinematic wagon. This time, it’s in a gritty, action flick that certainly looks like one of Berg’s movies, in that there is a lot of stuff blowing up and it feels like true Wahlberg, given all of the…

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Eurogamer 

Excellent pulp exploration rogue-like Curious Expedition gets a free browser demo

Developer Maschinen-Mensch has just released a demo for its excellent rogue-like exploration sim Curious Expedition, and you can play it for free in your browser. Curious Expedition’s pulp-inspired action sees you adopting the guise of a legendary explorer (or, at least, a famous figure with an inquisitive mind, ranging from Charles Darwin and Amelia Earhart to Aleister Crowley and HP Lovecraft) then setting forth across undiscovered lands in search of fame and fortune. Your ultimate goal each game is to become the most successful explorer in all the world, amassing…

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Eurogamer 

Julian Gollop’s X-COM spiritual successor Phoenix Point is delayed

Julian Gollop has announced his decision to delay the release of sci-fi strategy game, and X-COM spiritual successor, Phoenix Point. It’s now expected to arrive in June 2019. Phoenix Point is being developed by Gollop’s studio Snapshot Games – which previously released Chaos: The Battle of Wizards remake Chaos Reborn – and represents “a continuation and evolution” of the ideas seen in Gollop’s classic 1994 strategy title X-COM. Needless to say, interest around Pheonix Point has been high, and it raised $765,948 in crowdfunding when its Fig campaign launched in…

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PushSquare 

Destiny 2 Patch 1.19 Should Solve PS4 and PS4 Pro Frame Rate Issues

The latest Destiny 2 hotfix should remove those pesky frame rate stutters on PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro, Bungie has revealed. Patch 1.19 is out now on Sony’s console, and feeds into hotfix 1.2.0.2, which is the next in a long line of smaller updates for the sci-fi shooter. Usually, hotfixes are wheeled out when Bungie needs to squash minor bugs or make subtle gameplay tweaks. Patch 1.19 weighs in at 415MB, and once it’s installed, the game should no longer suffer from the frame rate dips that have infected…

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Trailers 

Escape Plan 2 Trailer Has Stallone on a New Break Out Mission

At long last, the Escape Plan 2 trailer is here. Plans have been in the works for a sequel to the Sylvester Stallone 2013 team-up with his pal Arnold Schwarzenegger for a long time, but it took awhile for them to actually materialize. We hadn’t heard any updates on the project for some time, but now Lionsgate has unleashed the trailer for the probably unnecessary but possibly very fun sequel. If you’re at all interested in sitting down for a sequel to Escape Plan, this trailer is probably going to…

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PSN Europe 

Dragon Quest director and Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino picks his favourite PS4 games

Hi everyone! My name is Akihiro Hino, president and CEO of LEVEL-5 Inc. Since founding my company in 1998, I have had the honour of sharing my creations with gaming fans around the world. While acting as General Director on my most recent project, Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, I was blown away by the power of PS4 and the level of flexibility it gave our team in crafting our vision. In selecting my top picks for my favourite games, I chose titles that similarly built a synergy and…

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PushSquare 

Guide: Fortnite Skins List: All Battle Pass, Seasonal, and Special Outfits

Update: We’ve just included all season four outfits, and will continue to update this as new skins get included. Free to play games typically support themselves with a bunch of cosmetic outfits, most of which you have to purchase. Fortnite Battle Royale is no different, with an enormous selection to choose from. To help you make that all important purchase decision, we want to make sure you’re armed with all of the information. And by information, we mean a list of all of the skins in the game. We’ll keep…

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RAGE 2 Screenshots Show a Rockin’ Open World

Now that the gameplay trailer’s out and we’ve all had a glimpse of what appears to be a promising open world shooter, it’s time for a closer look at┬áRAGE 2 thanks to a slew of high-res screenshots. The pics show a load of smaller details, including close-ups of weapons, enemies, and vehicles. Honestly, we think RAGE 2 has quite a bit of potential — especially if it can deliver an interesting world to explore. The good news is that we’ll be seeing a lot more of it next month at…

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Trailers 

Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer Has Rami Malek Rocking Out as Freddie Mercury

Bohemian Rhapsody has been in development for what seems like forever, so today is a very special day with the first trailer from the biopic hitting the internet. Queen has been teasing the trailer ever since it made its debut at CinemaCon a few weeks ago and yesterday, the band unveiled the first poster of the biopic, which featured Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury. The poster was then followed with a 10-second teaser of Bohemian Rhapsody that had Queen fans begging for more. Thankfully, the teaser was only released 24…

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