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Minecraft Player Recreates Bloodborne's Yharnam

Although it's known for its blocky visuals, it is possible to make Minecraft look gorgeous, as one fan proved by accurately and painstakingly recreating Yharnam from Bloodborne with such detail that a cursory glance could convince someone it's a retro recreation of the gothic action RPG. Developer FromSoftware is known for putting out difficult titles, and while Bloodborne may not be the most punishing, it's still up there in terms of being a challenge. As for Mojang's open-world sandbox title, it continues to delight millions around the world with its expansive landscape and near-infinite creative potential afforded to players.


Lost Ark bans 200k 'players,' which is better than it sounds

Image via Amazon Games In less than twelve hours, Lost Ark lost more than 200k concurrent players on Steam after a covert bot ban that was meant to help the true players out. This comes as great news after players left and right have been complaining about the endless waves of bots that are flooding the servers, bringing down the performance of the game. These bots have also managed to ruin the economy of the game, as they would grind and sell resources in the Market and Auction House. Even the starting area of the game would be full of 'players' just starting the game that had a clear goal from the get-go.


Ubisoft Names the Big Games It Has Coming Out Next Fiscal Year

Ubisoft listed the games it plans to release in the 2023-2024 fiscal year during an emergency investor call earlier today. It gives fans an idea of which big releases are on their way for the second half of 2023 and the beginning of 2024, including at least one Ubisoft icon and other big franchises. Ubisoft went through something of a rough patch during the first part of its current fiscal year, which began in April 2022 and runs until this March. Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope and Just Dance 2023 underperformed, according to a recent press release, and the company responded by canceling three unannounced games.


Is Valorant on Xbox? Answered

We bring (some) good news, Valorant fans! Riot Games' free-to-play 5v5 tactical hero-shooter, Valorant, has proved incredibly successful since its release back in 2020. With its explosive popularity on PC, many players out there are wondering if Valorant is on Xbox. Worry not, as we're here with the definitive answer. Valorant Xbox Version Explained Valorant is not available on Xbox. It is a PC game only. Although, that being said, Riot Games has in the past mentioned plans to release a console version of the game.


Skull & Bones release date delayed for seventh time by Ubisoft

In a financial call, developer Ubisoft stated that the upcoming open-world pirate game Skull & Bones was being delayed once again. It's been a decade since Ubisoft Singapore began production on the open-world swashbuckling game Skull & Bones. After the success of its previous pirate title, Assassin's Creed: Black Flag, Ubisoft Singapore began work on a new franchise that could capitalize on the themes, combat, and sea faring that made Black Flag such a hit. Though the game was originally meant to be released in 2018, it had been delayed six times by Ubisoft, with the studio promising the game would release on March 9, 2023.


Riot Games Issues Apology for Lackluster League of Legends Season 2023 Cinematic

Riot Games has issued a public apology through the League of Legends Twitter account following the overwhelmingly negative reception of the Season 2023 cinematic. Many players felt that the short video did little to promote League of Legends in any meaningful way while also failing to build hype for the upcoming ranked season. The cinematic traditionally released prior to the start of each League of Legends ranked season aims to inspire the game's player base, traditionally featuring large-scale battles between some of Runeterra's strongest forces while an original soundtrack plays.


19 Best PlayStation 4 Medieval Games You'll Ever Play

We do love a good old-fashioned dragon duel. The medieval times are a period that has become intriguing for so many reasons; the ruthlessness of the era, the weapons, the combat, everything about it screams excitement. But obviously, the closest we'll ever get to experiencing this period is through video games, and luckily for us, there are quite a few incredible games that are set in medieval times. PlayStation 4 alone has some brilliantly immersive games that will have you stuck playing for hours and hours, which is not a bad thing, is it? So, we decided to create a list anyway, a list about the 19 best PlayStation 4 medieval games you'll ever play, and it's about as competitive as it gets.


Shingo Yabuki Jumps Into KOF XV As The Newest DLC

Shingo isn't among the most popular characters, but he has his fans among the King of Fighters faithful. King of Fighters XV has released a new trailer revealing the entry of Shingo Yabuki, as well as sharing plans for the immediate future. Shingo is a comic character, similar in function to Dan Hibiki in the Street Fighter series, but not as notorious. In the same way Dan clearly looks up to Ryu and Ken, Shingo is an unabashed fan of Kyo Kusanagi. Like Dan, Shingo doesn't have much spiritual power, so he cannot create flames like Kyo.


Overwatch 2 Exploit Makes Wrecking Ball Much Better

An Overwatch 2 streamer has revealed a bug exploit that makes Wrecking Ball much better in all game modes, boosting his health points to turn him into an unkillable tank hero. Despite Blizzard's efforts to patch all the issues impacting Overwatch 2, players regularly find new bug exploits that alter the game's balance. Ever since the release of Overwatch 2 Season 2, Wrecking Ball has struggled to find his place in the meta. Players favor tank heroes with more impact, such as Winston or D.Va, leaving the hamster on the bench for most games.


Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Player Catches Shiny Klawf With Matching Lure Ball

One fan of Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokemon Scarlet and Violet was beyond excited when they finally caught a Shiny Klawf using the similarly colored Lure Ball, proudly showing off pictures of their catch online. The cuddly crustacean is one of several new Pokemon that made their debut in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, with a unique color scheme for its Shiny variation that perfectly matches Klawf's watery home. The first truly open-world games in Pokemon history, Pokemon Scarlet and Violet have been a hit with many players and critics despite the presence of numerous bugs and occasionally poor performance.