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January proved to be a pretty good month for PS Plus users, with Maneater, Greedfall, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider rounding up the list. This month, continuing the trend is a trio of games that subscribers will be getting for free this February, and it is quite the fantastic lineup! As announced over at the PlayStation Blog, your free games for this month is Destruction AllStars, Control Ultimate Edition, and Concrete Genie! That’s a jaw-dropping lineup if we ever saw one! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kP3G5vO49A https://youtu.be/pFGgEoIVi7A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoIf3HNI-DQ As always, these games are free as long as you’re subscribed to the PS Plus service. You’ve got from February 2 – March 1 (Destruction AllStars until April 5) to download these free games, so get them before they’re gone for good!

Hyped for Monster Hunter Rise for the Switch? Can’t get enough of the game and the demo? Here’s a new Switch Bundle to raise the hype even more! Nintendo has announced that they will be releasing a new Switch Bundle in Japan to celebrate the launch of the game and will be available on March 26. This new themed Switch will retail for 38,400 Yen, around PHP19,000, and will include a copy of the game for good measure. The pro controller, which will be sold separately, will retail for 7,480 Yen or around PHP3,800. Sadly, it will only be available in Japan for now, so you’ll have to either contact your plugs or wait patiently to see if local retailers will bring in some stock. https://twitter.com/Wario64/status/1354236983673933827 Check out some more images of the set below, highlighting the themed Switch bundle: Here’s a closer look at the pro controller too! Will…

If you thought the recently revealed Resident Evil Village Collector’s Edition was already pricey, clocking in at $220, then you’ll want to look away from this one. As seen over at the E-Capcom shop, the Resident Evil Village Collector’s Edition Z Version costs a whopping 192,500 Japanese Yen. Roughly computed, that’s around PHP90,000 or $1,800. What the hell does it come with? For the curious, the package comes with the usual Collector’s Edition items, but also comes with a couple of more items for the hardcore collector, like the Weapon Miniature Replicas and the “Village of Shadows” artbook. More than that, this edition comes with a buttonless replica chester coat, which is the same coat worn by Chris Redfield in the game. It would definitely be interesting to see if someone actually spends this much money for it, let us know, Capcom! I don’t know if I would pay that…

After dominating 2020 with multiple award wins such as the Best Game of 2020 from Metacritic’s user polls as well as Game of the Year from The Game Awards, the latest outing from Naughty Dog has beaten a long-standing record held by The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, making it the most awarded game in history. As spotted by users over at the r/PS5 subreddit, The Last of Us Part II now has 261 GOTY awards across various outfits around the world, which has been compiled by Gameawards.net. That’s just 1 award more than The Witcher 3, which held the record since 2015 with a whopping 260 awards. The site has been compiling past winners as well, and it is quite interesting to see the numbers for the different winners over the past years. Take a look at some of them below: 2020 – The Last of Us Part II -…

After a huge February Game Pass update that saw several Yakuza games, Cyber Shadow, and The Medium make its way to the service, Microsoft is following up with a great Games with Gold offering headlined by Gears 5. Microsoft announced the lineup of their free games for February and it will include the following titles: Gears 5: Available February 1 to 28Resident Evil: Available February 1 to 28Dandara: Trials of Fear Edition: Available February 16 to March 15Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb: Available February 1 to 15Lost Planet 2: Available February 16 to 28 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h35_KOgslkM Remember, these games will be available for a limited time to claim so check them out while you can!

Arguably one of, if not the best Star Wars game ever made, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic looks to be making a comeback if recent reports are to be believed. According to VGC, a podcast from credited Star Wars insider Bespin Bulletin says that the new installment is in development by an unnamed developer. EA and Bioware are reportedly not part of this new endeavor. As per the podcast, “Amongst my digging, I heard there is a Knights of the Old Republic project in development somewhere, I talked to a couple of people, and I also found out that Jason Schreier said that it’s not with EA, and we’ll ‘never guess’ who the studio is that’s making this game.” If you recall, it was recently revealed that Ubisoft will be handling a new Star Wars open-world game care of Massive Entertainment (The Division 2) since the EA exclusivity clause…

Smashing those sparkly rocks scattered around the world in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will only really give you some Iron Ore for your troubles. At some point, it isn’t really worth it, as you’ll get this material just by progressing naturally through the game. Well, a player has recently discovered a super secret bow from the same pile of rocks in the game. Pretty cool! Youtuber JorRaptor has uploaded a nifty video showing us how the whole thing works, and the results are rather surprising. The whole trick basically requires you to travel up north to an island, smash a rock pile which turns out to be unbreakable, save and reload the game, and do the process all over again. Simple! Once you log back in, the rock pile should be destroyed and reward you with the Mythical Weapon called Noden’s Arc, a hunter bow. Check the video out below: https://youtu.be/gLOssdlkOgQ…

Despite having entered full production last year, it seems that the Resident Evil 4 Remake is reportedly being pushed back to 2023 because of a partial reboot. VGC reports that developers M-Two, the studio leading the development of the Resident Evil 4 Remake, have had their role “significantly reduced” due to disagreements in direction. M-Two is a studio led by Platinum Games head Tatsuya Minami, and have been working on the project since 2018 but have now had their role overtaken by Capcom Division 1, the internal Capcom team responsible for the Resident Evil and Devil May Cry Games. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u90nv3bfuB0 The main reason behind the disagreements was due to the fact that M-Two was taking the remake in the direction of the recently released Resident Evil 3 Remake, which removed some vital portions from the original. Capcom wanted a more faithful remake, similar to the Resident Evil 2 Remake, but…

Earlier today, Microsoft announced a shocking increase in Xbox Live Gold prices. Prior to the announcement, Xbox Live Gold membership was priced at $9.99 for 1-month, $24.99 for 3-months, $39.99 for 6-months and $59.99 for 12-months. If the price hike pushed through, it would have amounted to 1-month for $10.99, 3-months for $29.99, and 6-months for $59.99. That’s a 100% increase on the 6-month pricing tier! As you can expect, the fans weren’t happy, and had made their opinions known about this new price increase. Hours later, Microsoft has since backtracked on the price hike, saying “We messed up today and you were right to let us know. Connecting and playing with friends is a vital part of gaming and we failed to meet the expectations of players who count on it every day. As a result, we have decided not to change Xbox Live Gold pricing.” https://twitter.com/Xbox/status/1352845180735393793 Prices will…

After the news broke out about Blizzard acquiring the developer to be “fully dedicated to existing Blizzard games and initiatives”, it has now been known that one game they will be working on is a Diablo II Remake. In a report by Bloomberg, it was revealed that Vicarious Visions “has been working with Blizzard since last year on the Diablo franchise, including a planned remake of Diablo II, people familiar with the plans said.” Jason Schreier also clarified that Blizzard’s Team 1 (StarCraft II, HotS) was previously working on the remake but was transferred to Team 3 (Diablo IV), who has been working with Vicarious Visions on the remake. https://twitter.com/jasonschreier/status/1352769706265030656 Vicarious Visions was responsible for the utterly fantastic Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 remaster, so we surely know that the team can do very good work. Upon hearing of the acquisition, social media was buzzing with mixed reactions,…

Ubisoft has just announced that the Road to Six Invitational in-game event is returning to Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege which runs every Thursday to Monday until February 22. In addition, the Battle Pass is also available which contributes to the Six Invitational 2021 prize pool. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOZlsRuMR5U&feature=youtu.be The Stadium map is also back which combines elements of Border and Coastline maps. All Operators will be unlocked in a three-minute, three-round, unranked Plant Bomb, with Pick and Ban mode. Captains – Mira, Capitão, Ash, and Vigil – and their teams will also get outfits from the Battle Pass themed content. The Battle Pass is available until February 22 with one Free Track and one Premium track for 1200 R6 Credits. The Battle Pass includes 100 tiers and 135 rewards to earn before February 22. 30% of the revenue from the Battle Pass will support the Six Invitational 2021 prize pool, up…

Sleeper hit Immortals Fenyx Rising has been quite the adventure and today, Ubisoft have announced that the game will have a limited-time collab with the Netflix show Blood of Zeus, which goes live in game until January 28. Players will be able to dive into a Blood of Zeus–themed quest called “A tribute to family”, which pit you against two evil creatures of another world: Chimera and Cerberus. Upon completion of the quest, players will earn the Eagle pendant and all-new character customization options tied to “Blood of Zeus.” Both the weapon pack and character pack will be available to purchase at any time, even after the conclusion of the crossover event, but the quest will only be available until the 28th, so be sure to check it out before then. Enjoying Immortals Fenyx Rising? Here are some advanced tips that will take you from mortal to godlike in no…

The Hearthstone updates just keep on coming, and today, the fastest and most dangerous competition in Azeroth goes live. The 19.4 patch brings with it a Darkmoon Races Mini-Set, new Heroes and Minions for Battlegrounds, and much more. Darkmoon Races Mini-Set Celebrate the Year of the Phoenix with returning card mechanics from Ashes of Outland, Scholomance Academy, and Madness at the Darkmoon Faire. The Darkmoon Races Mini-Set bundle, containing the entire set, will be available for purchase for either $14.99 or 2000 Gold until May 11. This includes 2 copies of each Common, Rare, and Epic card and 1 copy of each Legendary card for a total of 66 cards. Battlegrounds & Duels Update Going live as well will be multiple updates to Battlegrounds & Duels, including: New Heroes: Tickatus, GreyboughNew Minions: Soul Devourer, Ring MatronEarly Access with Battlegrounds Perks for New Heroes: January 22 – February 4Darkmoon Races Mini-Set…

The Resident Evil Village showcase just happened, and in case you missed it, we have the full recap right HERE! Apart from the various announcements made, a swanky Collector’s Edition was also revealed during the showcase, which contains various collectibles but is priced at a premium compared to previous CE’s like the Resident Evil 3 Remake just recently, which launched at a $179.99 (around PHP9,000) retail price. The Collector’s Edition will cost a whopping $219.99 (around PHP11,000), and will include the following items: Collectible BoxSteelbookPosterTrauma Pack in-game codeArtbookChris Figure Pre-order bonuses have also been revealed and will include a Mr. Raccoon Weapon Charm, a Survival Resources Pack, and a Resident Evil Village Mini Soundtrack. For the Deluxe Edition, a “Trauma Pack” will serve as a bonus and “includes memorabilia such as the “Samurai Edge” weapon, the “Mr. Everywhere” accessory, a screen filter, special safe room background music, and many more items…

As was announced last week, the Resident Evil Village showcase premiered today to the delight of the fans, revealing tons of new info about the latest title in the series, including the release date, which is scheduled to launch on May 7, 2021. Other details also announced were the official multiplayer reveal called Re:Verse, and the launch for both current and next-gen consoles. Re:Verse Multiplayer One detail announced during the show was the official reveal of the multiplayer mode called Re:Verse, which was actually leaked hours prior to the event by the Humble Bundle site. This mode is free with every purchase of the Resident Evil Village game, similar to Resistance, and will “feature striking comic-style visuals and sets popular Resident Evil characters against each other in four to six-player deathmatch battles in iconic Resident Evil locations. Players can choose from a fan-favorite roster, each with their own unique skillsets to master. When players…