Tokyo Olympic Games opening features suite of game music

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Final Fantasy! Monster Hunter! Sonic. A year late and under a cloud of controversy, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has officially kicked off to a soundtrack of familiar video game music. The Olympics’ traditional Parade of Nations saw athletes from all competing countries enter the Tokyo Olympic Stadium to the sounds of Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts …

World of Warcraft players stage sit-in protest following Blizzard allegations

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World of Warcraft players have staged an in-game protest following recent allegations made against developer Blizzard. This week, the State of California sued Activision Blizzard over what it alleges to be a “frat boy” culture that created “a breeding ground for harassment and discrimination against women”. The lawsuit includes a number of disturbing allegations and …

Horizon Zero Dawn’s Aloy heading to Genshin Impact

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Horizon Zero Dawn protagonist Aloy is heading to Genshin Impact, PlayStation announced earlier today. A tweet from the official PlayStation Twitter account confirmed the crossover between developers Guerrilla and miHoYo, explaining Aloy will be available as part of the roster “for a limited time”. The tweet didn’t go into a huge amount of detail, but …

Konami will sell Master League and other offline modes as eFootball DLC

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Konami will sell Master League and other offline modes as eFootball DLC, it’s confirmed. Following yesterday’s news that Konami had renamed PES to eFootball and made it free-to-play and digital-only, the company has now released some new information on how the game will sell content. eFootball launches worldwide first on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox …

EA to bring women’s golf into next-gen PGA Tour game

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Iona Stephen the first female on-course commentator. EA has announced a partnership with the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) to bring the LGPA Tour into the upcoming EA Sports PGA Tour. In a statement, EA said: “For the first time, the LPGA Tour will be experienced in high-fidelity on next-generation consoles and will feature a wide …

Aliens: Fireteam Elite is actually very fun

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Aliens: Fireteam Elite is a video game that is coming out soon, and it is… actually alright? Not bad? Maybe even quite good?! The question marks are question marks of surprise, obviously, because the whole Alien and Predator double-franchise (and maybe also its 80s-action-close-cousin Terminator, too) doesn’t have the best record as far as game …