Valve delays Steam Deck to next year, cites component shortages
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Valve delays Steam Deck to next year, cites component shortages

Valve’s Steam Deck has been delayed until February 2022, according to an email sent to people who placed a reservation on the handheld device. In the email, Valve apologizes for the delay and cites the global supply chain issues and material shortages that have been plaguing both consoles and GPUs since the start of the Read more

Borderlands 2’s best DLC rereleased as a one-shot adventure
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Borderlands 2’s best DLC rereleased as a one-shot adventure

Gearbox and 2K have announced that Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep, a DLC expansion for Borderlands 2, is now available to purchase as a stand-alone “one-shot” adventure ahead of the upcoming Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands. Assault on Dragon Keep: A Wonderlands One-Shot Adventure is $10, the same price as the original DLC, and includes all of the original’s gameplay alongside Read more

Prime Gaming’s November freebies are shockingly good
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Prime Gaming’s November freebies are shockingly good

Amazon has released its list of upcoming free games with Prime Gaming for November. The list includes some heavy hitters from the previous console generation, like Control Ultimate Edition, Dragon Age Inquisition, and Rise of the Tomb Raider. The games will be available for Prime members starting in November, and as long as they’re claimed before the end of Read more

New Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands trailer shows off ‘Stabbomancer’ class
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New Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands trailer shows off ‘Stabbomancer’ class

A new trailer for Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands introduces some of the game’s character classes, environments, and combat mechanics. The Borderlands spinoff will feature several different character classes, two of which are the melee-focused Brr-Zerker and the stealthy, assassin-style Stabbomancer. The trailer explores some of the locales players will visit, including the desert-themed Sunfang Oasis and the sky-high Read more

Why does so much official video game apparel miss the mark?
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Why does so much official video game apparel miss the mark?

I’ll start this out with something that’s going to make me feel old: I remember when people got teased for wearing gaming-themed clothing or accessories. I remember friends wearing Pokémon T-shirts to school and feeling cool for exactly five minutes until some other kid looked at it the wrong way and made them self-conscious. I Read more

Animal Crossing N64 should be Nintendo’s next remake
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Animal Crossing N64 should be Nintendo’s next remake

Some of Nintendo’s most beloved franchises have received continuations or remakes in the last year or so. Franchises that fans thought were almost dead, like Advance Wars and Metroid, were given new life on the E3 stage. Players had been begging for Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remakes for years, and they are arriving this November in the form of Read more

Lost in Random review: Don’t be fooled by this Soulslike’s delightful exterior
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Lost in Random review: Don’t be fooled by this Soulslike’s delightful exterior

Lost in Random review: Don’t be fooled by this Soulslike’s delightful exterior “Lost in Random is like a storybook come to life, but that isn’t enough to carry it above its struggles.” Pros Beautiful art and animation Great characters Interesting central mystery Occasionally satisfying combat Cons Frustrating combat Too much dialogue A fair amount of bugs Read more

To The Rescue! is a realistic look into animal shelter management
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To The Rescue! is a realistic look into animal shelter management

There’s no denying that visiting an animal shelter is a happy occasion for most people. Nothing compares to walking down the rows of dogs and finding the one that you know is going to be your best friend. Beneath the happy, tail-wagging exterior, though, animal shelters take a lot of maintenance and work to thrive. Read more

Fortnite’s ‘March Through Time’ experience teaches players Civil Rights history
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Fortnite’s ‘March Through Time’ experience teaches players Civil Rights history

Fortnite will soon offer a new experience called March Through Time, which celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights movement. Announced this morning on the PlayStation blog, the experience was developed in collaboration with Time Studios and the Fortnite Creative Community. The “immersive journey” will allow players to explore a Read more

5 changes we want to see in future Pokémon Unite updates
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5 changes we want to see in future Pokémon Unite updates

Two weeks after its release, Pokémon Unite is still going strong. Nintendo and TiMi’s new Pokémon-themed multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) debuted two weeks ago on the Switch, and it’s already received its first balance patch. (Charizard got a buff, thank goodness.) Though it’s a fun game at its core and the gameplay is solid, this Pokémon adventure Read more