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2K customer support overwhelmed by NBA 2K19 complaints

2K’s customer support service is struggling to deal with the volume of complaints as NBA 2K19 players log a litany of issues, including lost in-game currency (VC), progression problems, and neverending games (thanks, Kotaku). Others are reporting that the sports series’ latest release also has issues with court conquerors and inexplicable MyCareer file deletions. At the time of writing, it appears the problems are widespread across most platforms. Right now the issues seem mostly confined to MyCareer mode, but given this is usually where players invest their in-game currency, VC…

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Devil May Cry 5 has microtransactions

Martin Robinson Features and Reviews Editor @vics_viper Devil May Cry 5 will allow players to spend real money to upgrade their characters. The news came via a build of the game being shown at Tokyo Game Show, in which orbs could be bought at Divinity Statues in-game to hurry up progression – a system that had previously appeared in Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition, though given the backlash that similar systems have faced it’s still a surprise to see it return. Gamespot spoke to Devil May Cry 5 director…

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Sunless Skies has a release date and a pen-and-paper RPG

Tom Phillips News Editor @tomphillipsEG Sunless Sea follow-up Sunless Skies will release on 31st January 2019, Failbetter Games confirmed today. The developer made the announcement in a panel session this afternoon at EGX 2018, the UK games event run by Eurogamer parent company Gamer Network. SUNLESS SKIES will release on 31 January 2019 🌔 Literary horror🌓 Narrative driven RPG🌑 Explore a unique, dangerous universe🌗 Survive nightmares, starvation, terrifying sights🌖 Murder a sun WISHLIST NOWSteam: https://t.co/qNhlRZh4UEGOG: https://t.co/Wlr3CMZVQQ pic.twitter.com/xMEcVn2PVI — Failbetter Games (@failbettergames) September 22, 2018 Simultaneously, Failbetter also announced Skyfarer, a…

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Bethesda helps 12-year-old boy with rare cancer fulfil his wish of playing Fallout 76

Bethesda has helped a 12-year-old boy with a rare form of cancer fulfil his wish of playing Fallout 76. Wes, from Hampton Roads, Virginia, has battled stage four neuroblastoma for half his life after being diagnosed at just five years old. Just days after doctors told Wes’ family they thought it best to stop his treatment, he realised he probably wouldn’t get to play Fallout 76, due out in November. In a Facebook post, Wes’ parents revealed Matt Grandstaff, assistant director at Bethesda, drove four hours from the company’s headquarters…

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Soulcalibur 6 online beta set for next weekend

Wesley Yin-Poole Deputy Editor @wyp100 Soulcalibur 6 hosts an online beta next weekend. The network test lets people try the online versus mode on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Bandai Namco’s upcoming fighting game. It begins at 4pm UK time on 28th September and ends 4am UK time on 1st October. Be one of the first to set foot on the stage of history! âš” Join the #SOULCALIBUR VI Network Test to try the online versus mode on PS4 and XB1, and help us fine tune the…

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Destiny 2 Forsaken’s Dreaming City was originally very different

Destiny 2: Forsaken’s big new location, The Dreaming City, was originally planned to be very different to how it ended up. Speaking in a panel session this weekend at EGX, the show run by Eurogamer’s parent company Gamer Network, developer Bungie spilled the beans on its latest in-game destination. When work began on The Dreaming City last year, the Awoken’s home was originally going to be a standard Destiny location – you would explore it through story missions first, then finally unlock access to the expansion’s raid after hours of…

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Fans think Pokémon Go data just leaked a brand new Pokémon

UPDATE 22/9/18: Yesterday’s leaked new Pokémon design has stunned fans by suddenly appearing in the game. What appeared to be a slip-up now looks like a purposeful release, as spawns of the unnamed creature began appearing overnight. Today is the game’s monthly Community Day event, which takes place one day each month over a three hour window. This morning, when the game’s Asia/Pacific Community Day hours concluded, spawns of the new Pokémon suddenly flooded the game for 30 minutes. Here in the UK, at the conclusion of the European Community…

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New Sekiro gameplay shows off stunning Corrupted Monk boss fight

Sony has published gameplay of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, showing off a new area and a stunning boss fight. The video begins in the snowy, enemy-littered area we’ve seen before and shows how you’re able to take on different enemies and a mid boss using various weapons and tactics. Things get really interesting when the player works their their way across a mountain pass while avoiding the attention of a giant, monstrous snake. Then, through a secret door, the player emerges into a beautiful, autumnal garden area with red brown…

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Devil May Cry 5 has online multiplayer for up to three players

Devil May Cry 5 has multiplayer, it’s been revealed. A listing for the game on the PlayStation Store, spotted by devilmaycry.org, mentions online multiplayer for two or three players. Capcom has yet to announce the feature. Devil May Cry 5 has three playable characters: Dante, Nero and V. Fans are speculating this online multiplayer portion of the game may be a co-op, horde-style mode where you face off against waves of enemies. Eurogamer’s Martin Robinson quizzed Hideaki Itsuno, director of Devil May Cry 5, about the online multiplayer at the…

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Capcom is bringing the Ace Attorney: Phoenix Wright Trilogy to Switch

Martin Robinson Features and Reviews Editor @vics_viper Capcom had a special Ace Attorney: Phoenix Wright-themed presentation at today’s Tokyo Game Show, and it used the occasion to announce something not entirely unexpected; the Phoenix Wright Trilogy is coming to Switch, PC, PS4 and Xbox One early next year. The Ace Attorney: Phoenix Wright Trilogy first came to iOS devices back in 2013, with a 3DS version following in 2014. This new version does look different, though, with touched up artwork that should fit well on HD devices. The trailer which…

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