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Nintendo Download: 6th May (Europe)

Football Drama

The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it’s bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!

Switch eShop – New Releases

2in1 – App Driver and Sniper (GAME NACIONAL, 6th May, £0.84 / €0.99) – 2 fun games with minimalist 3D aesthetics. In the first, you will be an application driver who must pick up passengers as quickly as possible, even if you have to run over some pedestrians. In the second you will take on the role of a sniper with psychopath tendencies as a serial killer, shooting from the top of a building

Beach Bounce Remastered (Gamuzumi, 6th May, £6.39 / €7.19) – Tomoyo finds himself at his grandmother Umi’s beach resort, looking forward to a great summer where he can finally put the past to rest and possibly take his life forward in a better way than the coasting he was doing up until now. Of course, there is always a catch. . . And now it looks like his summer vacation is dashed on the rocks before it begins. The only upside is the many beautiful female staff members working at the resort.

Blink: Rogues (£8.99 / €9.99) – Blink: Rogues is a fast-paced top-down shooter that brings combat tactics, sharp reflexes and multi-lane combat under the same roof. Fire rockets, shotgun or railgun, flip your ship, jump to the other lane and chase the perfect score. Steal the opponent’s power-ups or simply frag him! Plays like a Shmup, feels like a Deathmatch! Engage in short and intense matches, flip your ship, teleport to the enemy lane, steal their loot or simply frag for points!

C14 Dating (£19.99 / €19.99) – You play as Melissa Flores, a 3rd year anthropology student participating in a summer archaeological internship. The field school takes place in Belgium, over 5000 miles away from your native California! You’ll be staying in an unfamiliar country for two months, it can be nerve-racking, but you couldn’t pass up such a learning opportunity!

Classic Checkers (Piotr Skalski, 3rd May, £7.19 / €7.99) – Classic Checkers is an engaging checkers game that helps you enjoy a realistic, fun gameplay of this extraordinary board game. The visuals are extraordinary, and you can also see the current score right away. It’s also possible to rotate the board if you want for the best results and experience.

CyberHive (Redblack Spade, 6th May, £6.65 / €7.37) – Survive, gather resources, expand your crew, improve your starship, and pave the way through outer space – full of hostile races. Your path will consist of difficult choices and everyone will have an influence on the outcome. …and perhaps you might be able to solve the mystery of this universe. FLYING AMONG THE STARS You are the commander of the “Melistar” (“The Star Bee”), and you have a swarm of intelligent anthropomorphic bees.

Dull Grey (Sometimes You, 5th May, £4.49 / €4.99) – You will be making one and the same choice again and again deciding who the son should become – a lamplighter or a tallyman. At first it may seem that the situation leaves you no choice at all. But don’t jump to conclusions, take a moment to think it over and then, perhaps, you’ll see your story in full color.

Flowing Lights (£8.99 / €9.99) – Why is Flowing Lights different from other shooting games? Puzzle elements! They offer a challenge for the brain on top of the immediate fun of destroying monsters. Deeper challenges, deeper sense of achievement! How do these puzzle elements work? Each fight has been designed as a puzzle that requires a new tactic. Thanks to a unique system of terrain and physics, bullets flow like a liquid and create new and gripping gameplay situations. The goal is not only to destroy all enemies but also to find the right tactic to do so! This may require several attempts so Flowing Lights has been designed to facilitate experimentation.

Football Drama (6th May, £8.99 / €9.99) – In Football Drama, you are Rocco Galliano, the Marseillaise new manager of Calchester Assembled Football Club. After the abrupt ending of your coaching career seven years ago, the hysterical attention of the press quickly faded. But struggling results by Calchester FC convinced Boris Aluminovitch, its billionaire president, to axe the previous beleaguered manager and give you a new chance. Will your raucous shouts from the bench change the fate of the team?

Go! Birdie (PrimeBit Games, 5th May, £4.49 / €4.99) – Being a little nestling, Birdie listened to the story about a Golden Grain many times. Growing up he dreamed of finding the treasure, however, he didn’t have enough strength and determination. Now, when he is grown up, he decided to fulfill his childhood dream and find this artifact. Join our hero, to experience a wonderfull adventure in various and colorful locations. Starting in a modest forest, throughout rich castles, down to the secrets of the deep sea.

Highway Haste (Piotr Skalski, 5th May, £4.49 / €4.99) – Is an action-packed arcade racing game with amazing physics and exciting gameplay. You have 15 cars in the game and your focus is to get the highest possible score. In order to do that, you must dodge the traffic at high speeds and earn a high score. The more challenging and unforgiving the situation, the more points you will get. You can buy and upgrade your rides with the money you get as you play.

Infestor (£4.99 / €4.99) – Welcome to Human Colony 31-5B! Playing Infestor you are a cute little green space alien invading your way across the colony. However since there are many physical obstacles in your way, you must gain control of the human inhabitants and use their powerful bodies to perform tasks that are beyond your tiny stature. Jump high, push heavy crates, avoid pointy spikes, gun turrets, and other hazards in each brain-teasing level as you snatch bodies of the human race one at a time. How far can you take the colony conquest as you progress through 70 challenging levels? Features * Be a little green body-snatching alien * 70 tricky platform puzzle levels * Classic pixel game style graphics and sound

Magical Girls (Caerux, 6th May, £3.41 / €3.82) – From magical girls to furry cat-eared girls, here come the cute girl characters! This is a unique block-busting game in which you destroy all the blocks placed on the stage to evolve the illustrations of cute girl characters.

My little fast food booth (Kistler Benjamin, 6th May, £2.69 / €2.99) – Start your own fast food business with your own little fast food booth! Sell delicious burgers and make your customers happy and satisfied! Serve and prepare delicious burgers with different ingredients matching the customers order and make them happy. Start your fast food booth now ! My fast food Booth is a casual fast food burger tycoon game where you need to fulfil each customers request by stacking up the requested burgers or drinks with the various ingredients.

Ninja Epic Adventure (£3.99 / €3.99) – Help your ninja buddie and his pals to go through 4 worlds and 36 levels in this side-scrolling arcade platformer game! Defeat monsters, collect coins and unlock weapons and new characters. Main Features: + 4 Worlds – 36 levels total, 4 Big Bosses fight at final level + Nice sound and graphics + Shop system, using free coins (gained through playing) to unlock new characters and collect items + Hit blocks to release random items + Special bullet range attack + addictive jump and run platform / obstacles runner + side-scroller gameplay with easy controls Enjoy!

Nongunz: Doppelganger Edition (Digerati, 6th May, £10.79 / €11.99) – Nongunz is a nihilistic action-platformer roguelike. Obscure in both gameplay and theme, it’s a riddle that demands sacrifice. Rebuilt from the ground-up, the Doppelganger Edition is a remastered version of the original, never previously released on console, and features two all-new modes: Arena and Local Co-op.

Olympic Basketball (£5.99 / €5.99) – Show you skills, moves and fakes in this fast-paced authentic Basketball game. On defense, steal ball from your opponents and on attack, score 2 or 3 points shoots or dunk. Main features: Single Match with Top AI game Olympic Tournament games Local 2 players games Full 3D Realistics animations Real Basketball stadiums ambient sounds Intuitive Joy-Con or Pro Controllers Controls Time to enter competition!

Poker Pretty Girls Battle: Fantasy World Edition (eastasiasoft, 6th May, £4.39 / €4.79) – Classic Texas Hold’em gets a magical twist at the Fantasy World casino, where you’re invited to play at tables against 16 Pretty Girls, from elves and demons to sorceresses and more! Each female opponent has her own look and unique style of play, along with Japanese voiceovers to let you feel their excitement in the intense poker battles. Start out against 4 of these gorgeous players and unlock more as you prove your skills worthy of new challengers.

Save me Mr Tako: Definitive Edition (5th May, £11.69 / €12.99) – Dive into a great adventure in the classic handheld era! In a world where humans and octopuses are at war, Tako is a pacifist little octopus who rescues a woman from drowning one stormy night. A fairy sees this act of bravery and grants him the ability to survive on land. As he travels across the world, Tako defies his family and his people to try to resolve conflicts between humans and octopuses, plunging him into the very roots of this dysfunctional world.

Sector 781 (£5.39 / €5.99) – Battle your way through 3 realms of ‘Sector 781’, a pixel art platformer. Upgrade your character and weapons; collect shards to increase your energy supply. Use teleports to navigate around the realms. Shoot things that move and some that don’t move. Activate checkpoints to save your position.

Skate City (Snowman, 6th May, £7.99 / €8.99) – Coast through three iconic locations based off of real-world skate spots in Los Angeles, Oslo, and Barcelona. Pull off realistic tricks with ease and skate just like the pro’s. Hundreds of combinations are available, including flip tricks, grabs, grinds, spins, and manuals. Complete over 100 challenges or chill out and ride at your own pace with Endless Skate. Customize your skater by picking up a new deck, trucks, wheels, shoes, hats, glasses, and clothes in the skate shop. You can also change your hair style, and skin tone, or unlock new moves and upgrade your abilities. Original soundtrack of atmospheric lo-fi beats. Capture and share your best runs with our in-game recording tools. You can zoom in, use a fish-eye lens, spin the camera and even slow down time to highlight your best tricks! – Read our Skate City review

Spirits of Xanadu (Nightdive Studios, 3rd May, £3.6 / €3.99) – At the farthest edge of the explored universe, the research ship Xanadu slumbers in orbit around a mysterious planet. Her systems remain active but there has been no message from her crew for months. Now a lone operative has been sent to wake the Xanadu and bring her home to Earth. Spirits of Xanadu is an atmospheric exploration game set aboard a deserted starship in an alternate 1980s. It draws inspiration from classic sci-fi films, novels, and games to create an immersive and highly interactive environment, featuring puzzles and FPS elements in the service of a unique and layered plot.

Super Disc Soccer (£2.69 / €2.99) – Super Disc Soccer is a turn based soccer like game that can be played as a single player or 2-Players. Players can select and drag on their units to adjust the power and direction of the shoot. Select between different defensive and offensive formations to adjust your tactics and strategy during play. The game also features “Tournament” and “Penalty Kicks” modes. Features : – Arcade and Tournament Mode – One or Two player mode – Simple, but highly addictive physics based game-play – Realistic soccer ball physics for a thrilling and rational game-play

Sweets Swap (Kistler Benjamin, 5th May, £4.04 / €4.49) – Sweets Swap is a classic three match game where you need to match three of the same kind to advance to the next level. Simple enough and flavoured with sweet variations to keep you on your toes! Features : – Simple three match game – Many variations and different objectives to reach – Colorful and sweet art style – 100 Levels to complete

Techno Tanks (EpiXR, 6th May, £4.99 / €4.99) – Be ready for the Techno Tank experience! Deafest the enemy tanks while dodging their deadly bullets. Improve your aim and maneuver skills while surviving a crazy retro bullet hell. Level by level the enemy’s tanks get faster, smarter, and deadlier. Can you defeat them all? Play alone, together with friends, or against your friends.

The Colonists (Auroch Digital, 4th May, £19.99 / €21.99) – The Colonists is a relaxing city-building game. Help these cute robots build their dream settlement. Each bot has a job to fulfill, from harvesting crops and fishing at the lake to transporting resources and discovering distant lands. Help them work together to achieve automated harmony.

Total Arcade Racing (£6.99 / €6.99) – Total Arcade Racing is a tribute to classic arcade racing games where you zip around in closed circuits. Play solo or up to 8 friends on the same TV in various game modes. Compete with players from around the world and see if you can reach #1 in the Hall of Fame leaderboard.

Ultimate Custom Night (Clickteam, 4th May, £6.29 / €6.99) – Welcome to the ultimate FNAF mashup, where you will once again be trapped alone in an office fending off killer animatronics! Featuring 50 selectable animatronic characters spanning seven Five Nights at Freddy’s games, the options for customization are nearly endless. Mix and match any assortment of characters that you like, set their difficulty from 0-20, then jump right into the action! From your office desk, you will need to manage two side doors, two vents, as well as two air hoses, all of which lead directly into your office.

Switch eShop – Demos

DLC / Add-On Content

Nintendo Switch games with new DLC this week:

So that’s your lot for this week’s Nintendo Download. Go on, be a sport and drop a vote in the poll above, and comment below with your hot picks!

This post originally appeared on Nintendo Life | Latest News

Resident Evil Village release time news and RE8 launch date latest

Resident Evil Village release time news and RE8 launch date latest
Capcom has big plans in May, with the release of Resident Evil Village offering a brand new adventure in the famous franchise.

RE8 will also come with a special multiplayer experience called Resident Evil Re:Verse, an option that will come bundled with your new download.

However, while Resident Evil Village will become fully playable later this week, Re:Verse has been delayed until Summer.

So if you’re having issues with hard drive space, it might be worth cancelling this part of the new Resi download.

Meanwhile, Resident Evil Village is set to expand on the RE: Biohazard story, featuring Ethan Winters as the protagonist.

“The creeping dead of the village is the least of Ethan’s worries as he plunges further into the unknown,” the official RE8 description reads.

“In order to rescue his kidnapped daughter and seek answers to haunting questions, Ethan will have to face bitter truths about why his life was once again shattered, and why the heroic Chris Redfield has taken such a dark turn.

“Who, or what, will Ethan find waiting for him at the end of his journey, and what terrifying foes will he encounter along the way?

“You’ll be facing a wide variety of foes, which will require different approaches if you want to fight back effectively. You’ll also have new ways to engage with enemies by kicking them away to create some space to escape or fight back. while blocking makes a return from Resident Evil 7 biohazard.

“A Deluxe version of the game is available that includes multiple bonus items, including a Samurai Edge weapon, an option to replace the save room music and the typewriters you save on with the music and tape recorder from Resident Evil 7 biohazard, and other bonuses.

“Those looking for the ultimate conversation starter can grab the Collector’s Edition from select retailers, which offers everything in the Deluxe Edition plus a Chris Redfield statue, poster, art book, and SteelBook case in a special Collector’s Edition box.”

Meanwhile, the Microsoft Store suggests that Resident Evil Village will become playable at 7pm on May 6, which likely means Midnight on May 7 in the UK.

Until then, the Resident Evil Village will remain playable for those who haven’t started playing it yet.

Demo access will last a full week, meaning you can play through the full 60 minutes until May 10.

The original 24-hour window starting 5PM PDT May 1 (1AM BST May 2) has been increased by a week, and now ends at the same times on May 9 PDT (May 10 BST).

As mentioned above, this demo has been available on PS4 several times over the past few weeks but it will be the first instance when it has launched on Xbox and PC platforms.

This post originally appeared on Daily Express :: Gaming Feed

The NASCAR Fan Pack Speeds into Rocket League

Drivers, take your starting positions. The green flag waves for the NASCAR 2021 Fan Pack in Rocket League! Get your garage ready for this new bundle that’s packed with gear from the top teams in the sport. Now, you’ll be able to outfit your car just in time for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway!

Get the NASCAR 2021 Fan Pack for 2,000 Credits in-game and get three brand-new cars, nine team decals, new wheels, and more! That includes the NASCAR Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Toyota Camry, and Goodyear racing wheels.

Plus, to celebrate the arrival of NASCAR in Rocket League you can claim the NASCAR Trail for free starting the same day the NASCAR 2021 Fan Pack goes live. The pack will be available in the in-game Item Shop until May 12, but you can expect it to come back around for additional laps during major NASCAR events throughout the year.

Race into Rocket League Season 3 live now, complete with the new DFH Stadium (Circuit) Arena, an all-new Rocket Pass, and new competitive season! Get Rocket Pass Premium and unlock the latest speed demon, Tyranno, and unlock new tiers and items just by playing online matches. Fuel up, race in, and have fun!

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PLAY ROCKET LEAGUE FOR FREE! Download and compete in the high-octane hybrid of arcade-style soccer and vehicular mayhem! Unlock items in Rocket Pass, climb the Competitive Ranks, compete in Competitive Tournaments, complete Challenges, enjoy cross-platform progression and more! The field is waiting. Take your shot! — © 2015-2021 Psyonix LLC, Rocket League, Psyonix, and all related marks and logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of Psyonix LLC. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

Author: Max Parker, Editorial Manager, Rocket League
This post originally appeared on Xbox Wire

MLB The Show 21 servers down again after game update 4 patch release

MLB The Show 21 servers down again after game update 4 patch release
MLB The Show 21 servers are down once again for maintenance after game update 4 was released earlier this week. The latest batch of server downtime marks the third week in a row that MLB The Show fans have faced scheduled server maintenance following the game’s launch on April 20. On launch day MLB The Show 21 players were hit with an unhandled server exception error message and since the game’s big release on PlayStation and – for the first time – Xbox consoles there has been plenty of work taking place to bring server performance up to scratch.
As with previous MLB The Show 21 server downtimes the latest scheduled maintenance began today (Thursday May 6) at 4am pacific time – which is 7am eastern and 12pm BST.

Announcing the latest MLB The Show server maintenance the game’s official Twitter account said: “Server maintenance is scheduled at 4 AM PT on Thursday 5/6/21. Please complete all games prior to that time. Thank you.”

The latest MLB The Show 21 server downtime is taking place after game update 4 dropped on PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X and S consoles earlier this week.

Announcing the release of game update 4 the game’s official Twitter account wrote: “Our number one priority remains server stability and performance. We have a small game & server update 4 AM PT on 5/4/21.”

Moved the All-Star game to Colorado

Audio fixes for loanDepot Park

Double XP is still turned on.

We will continue to monitor performance and work to improve stability as we move forward.

Thank you for playing MLB The Show!

This post originally appeared on Daily Express :: Gaming Feed

Super Animal Royale Is Parachuting Onto Switch Later This Year

Super Animal Royale Is Parachuting Onto Switch Later This Year

Do you fancy playing a battle royale game featuring trigger-happy tigers and murderous monkeys? If that sounds like your thing, then Super Animal Royale might be the game for you. Modus Games and Pixile Studios have announced that it will be coming to Switch later this year.

Here’s a bit more about this intriguing title:

Super Animal Royale is a battle royale with a zoological twist. Play as your favorite cuddly, genetically modified animal picked from 300+ breeds, find your style with 600+ cosmetic items, and jump off the back of a Giant Eagle and into a 64-player fight to the death! You’ll fire shotguns and sparrows, toss grenades and bananas, ride emus and hamster balls all the way to the top of the food chain. The explosive top-down action pairs perfectly with an expressive flat-design style, and the innovative fog-of-war-system enables a game that’s as deep and strategic as it is fun and accessible.

Over on Steam the game has achieved 95% “Overwhelmingly Positive” reviews, so it might be one to keep an eye on. Check out the trailer above and let us know what you think with a comment below.

This post originally appeared on Nintendo Life | Latest News

Starfield release date delay: Bethesda game skipping 2021 launch and E3?

Starfield release date delay: Bethesda game skipping 2021 launch and E3?
Fans of Bethesda role-playing games will be disappointed to hear the latest reports about the Starfield release date.

According to industry insider Jason Schreier, the upcoming RPG won’t be released in 2021.

This contradicts previous rumours that the Bethesda game could have a 2021 release date.

Schreier made the claim during a recent Reddit thread, alongside his belief that Starfield wouldn’t appear during this year’s E3 event.

Unfortunately, however, there’s no word on whether or not Starfield will come to PS5, or if it will be an Xbox Series X exclusive.

A previous report suggested that Microsoft and Bethesda are working their hardest to have the game ready for the holiday release window.

The game is said to be “sort of finished”, with Bethesda working on polishing the game and fixing bugs.

Unfortunately, however, it’s bad news for PlayStation fans, because the latest reports suggest Starfield will be an Xbox exclusive.

Not much else is known about Starfield, which is Bethesda’s first new franchise in 25 years.

“Discover Starfield, the new space epic currently in development by Bethesda Game Studios,” reads the official Starfield description.

“Starfield is the first new franchise in twenty-five years from the acclaimed developers of The Elder Scrolls and Fallout series.”

One thing we do know is that Starfield will be a single-player experience, unlike Fallout 76.

This post originally appeared on Daily Express :: Gaming Feed

Save up to 50% During the 505 Games Publisher Sale

It’s time to grab your katana and service weapon, head to start line and dive into the 505 Games Publisher Sale, now live on the Xbox Store.

The 505 Games Publisher Sale offers some amazing deals on a wide range of our titles, including Ghostrunner (-50%) Control Ultimate Edition (-50%) Assetto Corsa Competizione (-50%) Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (-50%) Abzu (-50%) and much more. We’ve also discounted a bunch of DLCs, so there really is something for everyone!

Not sure what to pick up? Let us help you out. We recently asked some of our 505 Games family to recommend titles based on the ones featured in the Xbox Publisher Sale. Check out their responses here:

505 Games Recommends

“One of my favourite games is Control Ultimate Edition. Since getting my Xbox Series X, I’ve gone back to it at least once a week to experience the Oldest House again and again with raytracing! However, when I’m short on time, I love dipping into Book of Demons. It’s a hack-n-slash dungeon crawler with a super cool art style, reminiscent of pop-up books.” – Carly Drew, Senior Global Brand Manager

Control Ultimate Edition

“I have two recommendations! My first is Ghostrunner. It’s the first time it has been 50% off on Xbox, and the new Kill Run Mode released recently is a complete game changer. My second recommendation is Unturned as the community behind this game on Xbox are amazing and the game is so fun!” – Ben Godwin, Xbox Partnership Manager


“The game I have put the most time into as a player would be Portal Knights so this would be my top recommendation. The game grew massively alongside community feedback, whilst taking inspiration from some of the biggest sandbox, action, RPG games. I love the freedom the game offers, whether you’re interested in creating beautiful worlds, going on quests, defeating bosses, collecting rare loot, there’s so much to get involved with. All in all, it’s amazing value for money if you enjoy sandbox games!” – Thomas Simpson, Global Brand Manager

Portal Knights

“One of my favourite games of all time is Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. The game’s beautiful storyline will move you and stay with you forever: it is one of those rare games that revolves around deeply personal themes such as death and acceptance and gets it just right. In addition to its deeply moving storyline, I also love the fairy-tale like environments and music.

Another favourite of mine is Abzu. With everything going on in the world, I find myself really enjoying how this game lets me explore a vibrant environment beneath the ocean. This is the perfect game for when I need to travel to a stunning and different world to find some inner peace.” – Chiara Pasquini, Release Manager


As for my recommendation? I’m going with Assetto Corsa Competizione. As a hardcore motorsport fan, this title is very close to my heart. The team over at Kunos Simulazioni have created something very special with ACC. Each track has been reproduced using Laser Scan technology, so you’ll feel ever bump and kerb on track. What’s more, each car has been developed alongside renowned manufacturers, including the likes of Lamborghini, Ferrari, and McLaren. Not only is the main game discounted but so is the Season Pass and discounts across the individual DLC packs. There’s honestly never been a better time to head trackside.


There you have it! A bunch of recommendations from those who know these games inside out. Don’t hold back because the 505 Games Publisher Sale ends on May 10.

Author: Antonela Pounder, Director of Global Community, 505 Games
This post originally appeared on Xbox Wire

Cloud Save Support Is Now Available In Minecraft Dungeons

Minecraft Dungeons

Update [Thu 6th May, 2021 02:55 BST]: Minecraft Dungeons’ long-awaited cloud save feature is now live. This means players can now save their progress to the cloud and play their heroes across the following devices: Switch, PS4, PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

This update is part of the patch for Minecraft Dungeons. Here are the full patch notes, courtesy of the Minecraft website:

Minecraft Dungeons – Version (5th May, 2021)

Cloud Saves:

The long-awaited Cloud Saves feature is now available in Minecraft Dungeons! With this update, you can now save your progress to the cloud, so you can pick up and play your Heroes across Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.

While the in-game prompts show how to upload and download Heroes using Cloud Saves, you can check out the support article if you have any questions on the process.


  • Introducing localization support for Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese text and voice overs for all platforms
  • Improved the font used on platforms that already had Chinese localization


  • Fixed one of the top crashes that could occur during gameplay
  • Fixed a crash that could occur after a second lobby was created during a single session
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when standing in Piglin Fungus Thrower clouds
  • Fixed items permanently falling off edges on certain tiles in Ancient Hunts
  • The Emote Wheel is no longer accessible in local co-op
  • Fixed players not being able to join online sessions after creating a new character
  • Fixed a soft lock that could occur when opening settings after viewing the friend list
  • The main menu can no longer be unintentionally navigated while using the account login prompts
  • Fixed text running off the screen in several languages on various menu screens
  • The prompt displayed upon disconnecting a controller is now fully translated across all supported languages
  • Clarified the descriptions of several enchantment effects (New wording in bold):
    • Critical Hit
      • Gives critical hit chance
    • Freezing
      • X mob speed
    • Radiance
      • Has a X chance to spawn a circular area that heals you and all allies within the area
    • Weakening
      • X mob damage
    • Radiance Shot
      • Has a X chance to spawn a circular area that heals you and all allies within the area
    • Cooldown Shot
      • X artifact cooldown
    • Cool Down
      • X artifact cooldown
    • Chilling
      • X mob speed
    • Frenzied
      • X attack speed
      • While you are at less than X health, your melee and ranged attack speeds are increased
    • Acrobat
      • X roll cooldown
    • Beast Boss
      • +X pet damage
    • Beast Surge
      • +X pet speed

Please continue to search for bugs you encounter at These reports are valuable in discovering new issues!

Original article [Sat 1st May, 2021 06:55 BST]: Mojang’s dungeon-crawler Minecraft Dungeons will be getting a new update next week that allows players to keep grinding and levelling up across every device they own.

Yes, as of 5th May, there’ll finally be cloud save support – meaning you can keep playing your same Minecraft Dungeons save on any device that has this game on it (that includes the Nintendo Switch).

This update follows on from cross-platform play, which was added to Minecraft Dungeons last November. This feature allows you to play the game with friends on PlayStation, Xbox and even Windows.

Is cloud save support something you’ve been waiting for Minecraft Dungeons to add? Leave a comment down below.

This post originally appeared on Nintendo Life | Latest News

Returnal update today PULLED: New PS5 patch coming soon after save error

Returnal update today PULLED: New PS5 patch coming soon after save error
A new Returnal update released today on PS5 has been pulled by developers Housemarque, who are planning to replace it with another patch.

Notes from this week’s latest changes were posted on the official Returnal website and contain these tweaks to the game:

  • Fixed an issue where certain Trophies might not unlock under specific gameplay conditions. Note: missing Trophies will need to be replayed to unlock.
  • Multiple stability fixes addressing rare crashes/hangs.
  • Fixed issue with pre-order suits occasionally blocking item collection and door opening.
  • Fixed incorrect healing behaviour when resting in Helios.
  • Configuration changes to increase the number of scout corpses available in all biomes.
  • Fixed issues with certain custom controller mappings.
  • Numerous minor fixes and improvements.
However, since posting these patch notes, the development team has confirmed that they have been forced to pull the latest Returnal update.

This is due to gamers being affected by a corrupted save error, which highlights the problems through a CE-100028-1 error code.

Since this problem was highlighted by fans, the latest PS5 Returnal patch has been removed and will be replaced by another in the coming hours.

A message from Housemarque explains the current situation, telling gamers that those who have been affected by today’s problems will have to re-download Returnal.

“Patch 1.3.3 has been pulled and we are reverting back to 1.3.1 until it’s fixed. We are fixing the issue now and a new patch will be published in a few hours,” Housemarque told gamers on Twitter today.

“All users affected by the 1.3.3 need to re-download the game. Our sincerest apologies.

“Q: How do we know we are affected? A: You’ll get the CE-100028-1 error popup. Just wait for the next patch coming soon if you’re not sure. So to be safe, don’t start the game before the upcoming patch is available and downloaded.”

It’s unclear when the new Rertunal update will be made available to download but it appears gamers will have access to it on Thursday, May 6.


This post originally appeared on Daily Express :: Gaming Feed

The One-Off Audi AI:RACE Comes First to Project CARS 3

When we began planning content for the final DLC for Project CARS 3, we asked our automotive partners what they had in their Electric Vehicle (EV) pipeline. That’s one of the more rewarding parts of my job because the EV space right now is where the action is, and the moment we saw the Audi AI:RACE, we knew this was the one we had to get in-game.

Project CARS 3: Electric Pack

The ultimate in track-day toys, what makes this car even more exciting is that it’s a one-off concept — Audi’s vision for the sportscar of tomorrow.

And that was exactly the kind of content we wanted to bring to the Electric Pack.

Project CARS 3: Electric Pack

The Audi AI:RACE is basically a two-seater “wing-car” with tons of downforce and LMP1 levels of performance. A press of a button, though, shifts the driver’s seat into a central position in the cockpit (“monoposto”-style) to transform it into a single-seater race car.

But as cool as that is, it got even better when Audi sent us the CADs and we realized that, hiding under that mix of aluminium, carbon, and multi-material composite body, is the all-winning Le Mans Audi R18 e-tron quattro suspension along with three electric engines—one up front (200hp), and two at the rear (470hp). With boost, it’s good for 765hp.

In English, that’s 0-100kmh in around two seconds!

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The motorsport-derived performance doesn’t end there either: quattro all-wheel drive and battery packs positioned mid-engine for optimal driving dynamics make the Audi AI:RACE “emotion without emissions”.

And speaking of emotion, I’m the guy at the studio who gets to drive our simulated cars first, so you can imagine what a thrill it was to finally test drive it. Only one of these cars have been built and, as far as I know, Audi haven’t yet pushed it to its limits, so that, I thought, made me into an Audi test driver … right before I overshot the first turn by miles!

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My excuse? This thing is inanely quick, and EVs can be a bit baffling at first because the torque is both immense and instantaneous. Sad truth though? I ran out of talent long before this Audi ran out of grip…

The design ideas on this car are also wild. Because it’s an EV, Audi were able to implement all sorts of innovative concepts like the steep dip of the hood that gives the driver incredible visibility — from the cockpit, you can see straight down onto the road through the openings in the ventilated hood, and that allows you to hit apexes with amazing precision. The dashboard, meanwhile, is essentially translucent glass onto which all the data is projected.

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It’s all very sci-fi and a bit like sitting in a glass house, and because there’s no “engine,” you begin to hear all the other noises that would be masked by an internal combustion engine, so Lead Audio Designer Tim Shepherd and Sound Designer Owen Packer had to get creative with the sounds. You’ll notice the wind, road, and chassis noises are far more audible and help contribute to a unique aural experience and sense of speed.

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Drivers may also hear the wind displacement sounds we popped in as part of our audio reflection system (on lampposts, bridges, etc.), as well as the two main layers to the Audi AI:RACE audio — the physical sound of the electric motor (which is not as dominant here as on other EV cars in-game) and a designed layer which ties in with the vehicle’s aesthetics, built from seams of synthesized sound. Both layers carry multiple harmonics which grow and blend, and with added modulation based on load, help convey the huge torque at your disposal.

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When we asked Audi about what kind of liveries we could use, they sent us their own exclusive Audi-only colours for this car: there are seven, including tactical green (my favourite) and bare aluminium.

The car itself is just a stunning piece of engineering, with that fold-out rear wing, colossal rear diffuser that can be moved downward to increase downforce, and the frontend that sports the Audi hexagon on the Singleframe grille.

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Love ’em or hate ’em, EVs are about to usher in a whole new era in sportscar design and performance. Get a taste for that future with the Audi AI:RACE.

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The future is electric and it’s in the Project CARS 3: Electric Pack. Get to grips with 4 of the world’s fastest electric vehicles that include the 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S and its warp-drive 1.3Gs of acceleration, the 2020 Volkswagen ID.R that humbled Pikes Peak, the 2020 Audi AI:RACE concept with its “monoposto” vision of the future, and the refined power of the NIO EP9 super sportscar. Own the future today along with dozens of customization options. Contents: – 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S “Soul, electrified” is Porsche’s tagline for their first EV sportscar that takes everything you know and love about Porsche to the EV space. Precision-handling- as fast around the ’Ring as a Porsche Cayman GT4 – allied to 750hp and 0-100kmh in 2.5s with a brain-warping 1.3Gs under full acceleration. Throw in the world’s first “multispeed” transmission in an EV car and all the pedigree that Porsche has gained from racing for 70 years and this is the future – today. – 2020 Volkswagen ID.R The Volkswagen ID.R has been destroying track records around the world. Pikes Peak? Humbled. The ‘Ring? Conquered. Goodwood? Outright record. Then VW made it even faster with this evolution, the 2020 Volkswagen ID.R that blistered everything anyone thought possible at the Bilster Berg. Developed as an uncompromising and lightweight prototype with immense downforce, this represents the first fully electric racecar for the VW brand. Average Gs for its record-run at the ’Ring was 3.5, while power comes from two electric engines pushing 680hp – in a car that weighs just above 1,000KGs. – 2020 Audi AI:RACE Audi’s design and technical all-electric concept car is called the Audi AI:RACE and it’s their vision of what tomorrow’s sportscar could offer. In a word: speed. Innovation starts with the cockpit where the driver’s seat can be positioned in the center to make it into a traditional “monoposto”. The battery is positioned to give it a mid-“engine” feel, while aluminium, carbon, and multi-material composites bring the weight down to less than 1,550KGs ensuring handling and balance. Add 3 electric engines (1 upfront and 2 powering the rear wheels) for 765hp in boost mode or, in actual performance, 0-100kmh in a blink over 2s. LMP1-like prototype performance. – 2019 NIO EP9 The NIO EP9 is a two-seater super sportscar that brings all of NIO’s Formula E pedigree onto the road & track. It holds world records for production cars on many tracks around the world including a stonking 6:45.90 around the ’Ring. That’s what comes from 335hp on each wheel, 4WD (and individual-wheel drive for handling performance), advanced torque vectoring, and full carbon fiber chassis based on LMP regs. With a total weight of just 1,735KGs, this EV monster will get to 100kmh in 2.7s and 300kmh in 15s all the way to a top-end speed of 350kmh. Neck-snapping power and racing-levels of grip. • Latest Season 7 Formula E liveries • 12 Liveries • 20 Decals • 5 Patterns • 5 Rims • 10 Tires • 10 License Plates • 5 Race Numbers • 1 New Female Character • 1 Free track: Zandvoort (with 3 layouts)
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OWN YOUR JOURNEY • 200+ elite-brand race & road cars • 120+ global tracks • Wide set of race conversion kits • Race to earn Credits & XP • Buy & own 100s of cars • Upgrade cars with realistic performance parts • Customize your car liveries with racing- & community-inspired elements • Personalize your drivers FEEL EACH MOMENT • Fully scalable assists for all skill levels • Convincing & fun handling • 24-hour cycle, dynamic all-seasons, all-weather racing • Unrivaled Controller Experience • Visceral sense of speed • Intense crash effects & car-contact • Enhanced AI EARN EVERY WIN • New & deeply engaging career mode • Battle your way up from weekend warrior to racing legend • New & compelling Multiplayer and Community Modes • Fun & exciting Daily Challenges

Author: Jan Frischkorn, Lead Vehicle Artist, Slightly Mad Studios
This post originally appeared on Xbox Wire