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Elden Ring Player Proves Faith Builds Rule With One Shot Kills

Elden Ring‘s faith stat is pretty flexible to build around, particularly because developer FromSoftware baked so many incantations and spells into the game. Still, it tends to see very little use at high levels, as YouTuber Your Average Gamer put it in an email to Kotaku Dot Com, folks claim it’s not as good as …

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Soccer Story Is A Sports Fantasy RPG That’s Coming To Game Pass

screenshot: No More Robots There’s a new RPG coming out this year, and it’s soccer-themed (which rules). Soccer Story is an open world game with turn based combat and real time soccer matches. Best of all, you’ll be able to grab it on the Game Pass once it’s released. Soccer Story Reveal Trailer You’ll be …

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Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands’ New Blightcaller Class Is Kinda Weird

screenshot: Gearbox For those who love the grind, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands work borderlands heaven. For those who don’t, it’s a solid shooter that lacks the sharp hooks of a true-to-form live-service game. I imagine this dynamic will remain much the same in the wake of the game’s latest expansion, which adds the game’s first new …

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MIcrosoft Bug Says Elden Rings, GTA V Available On Game Pass

Image: Elden Ring / GTA V Earlier this week, some folks checking Microsoft’s Cloud Gaming beta website noticed something weird: listings for games like Elden Ring and Grand Theft Auto V not only said they were part of the company’s Game Pass offering, but would also be playable on the cloud. Here’s a screengrab of …

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Splatoon 3 Rewards Splatoon 2 Players For Transferring Saves

Image: Nintendo Some players have poured hundreds of hours into Splatoon 2. Thankfully, Nintendo recently revealed that all of that hard work won’t be wasted when fans boot up Splatoon 3. Instead, they’ll be able to transfer their save data and reap big rewards in the process. Nintendo unleashed a torrent of info about what’s …

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Anti-Apex Legends #NoApexAugust Campaign Fails Spectacularly

screenshot: EA It’s not a universal maxim, but in many cases, there’s no surer sign a game is alive and well than when waves of players start calling it a “dead game.” The most recent example is Apex Legendswhich just set an all-time player count record amid a coordinated—I use that word generously—social media campaign …

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Microsoft Claims Sony Blocking Games From Coming To Game Pass

photo: Beata Zawrzel (Getty Images) Last week, Microsoft argued to Brazilian regulators that Call of Duty was not an essential game series while Sony protested that it was. In the latest episode of the Activision Blizzard acquisition drama going down in Brazil, Microsoft accused the PlayStation manufacturer of trying to “inhibit growth” of Game Pass. …

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Splatoon 3’s Three Hosts Include A Manta Ray Named Big Man

screenshot: Nintendo / Kotaku today, in a ploddingly paced live streamNintendo revealed tons of details about Splatoon 3. Over the course of 30 minutes, Nintendo detailed the maps, modes, and menu minutia coming to the forthcoming multiplayer shooter. Yeah, yeah, yeah, that’s cool and all. I’m just here for the new hosts: a trio called …

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