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Modder reverse-engineers Nier Automata to discover its “final secret”: a cheat code

An intrepid modder has discovered Nier Automata’s “final secret”: a cheat code. Lance McDonald, who Eurogamer has covered multiple times for his varied work on the likes of P.T. and Bloodborne, found a cheat code in the early 2017 release that lets you skip to the last ending immediately after killing the first boss and […]

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These Nintendo Switch Wireless Controllers are discounted on Amazon

There’s Pokemon-themed options, or if you’re brave enough to go off-brand, you can get one for under £15. For those who got Nintendo Switch consoles and games over the holidays, then there’s possible good news! Amazon is discounting multiple variations of the Nintendo Switch controller, including multiple Pokemon Sword and Shield-themed options. There’s also a […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 third-person mod is great for walking – just don’t go swimming

CD Projekt set tongues wagging when it revealed Cyberpunk 2077 would be a first-person game and not a third-person game like its own Witcher series. Now, perhaps inevitably, modders are working on a third-person mode for the game, and the early signs are promising. Leading the Cyberpunk 2077 in third-person charge is modder Jelle Bakker, […]

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild uses advanced Mii characters for NPCs

It appears The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild uses an upgraded version of Nintendo’s classic Mii character creator to design many of its NPCs. That’s according to datamined research from HEYimHeroic, a self-professed “Mii expert” who runs the Wii Facts Plus blog. Within Breath of the Wild’s files, NPCs are referred to as […]

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Here’s our first look at Pokémon Go’s new collection challenges

Pokémon Go has been readying its new collection challenge gameplay for some time – and today we got a first look at how it’ll work. This new type of challenge will provide a literal checklist of Pokémon species to snag within a limited event window, with some more difficult to find than others. Collection challenges […]

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Epic Games buys shopping mall to convert into new headquarters

When most people pop to the shops, they pick up a few things. When Epic Games goes shopping, it buys the local mall. This week, Epic agreed to purchase the Cary Towne Center, a 980,000-square-foot site just down the road from its current home in Cary, North Carolina. The vast complex will become Epic’s new […]

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Runescape is 20 years old today

Long-lived online fantasy game Runescape celebrates its 20th birthday today. Developed by Jagex, the aging MMO first launched on 4th January 2001 – making it older than Neverwinter Nights, World of Warcraft (and indeed Wikipedia, where I’m now checking all of these dates). Jagex today said the game had been played non-stop for 7306 days […]