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It’s spent seven long years out in the wilderness but cult sci-fi strategy Starpoint Gemini is back, this time as an action RPG. Starpoint Gemini 3 has been officially announced, putting players in the cockpit of Jonathan Bold, heading out for an intergalactic adventure of space battles, world exploration, and high-tech gear.
Crytek is continuing to make positive strides with Hunt Showdown whilst it’s in Early Access, unveiling the powerful new Immolator AI class that’s looking to burn players to the ground.
Microsoft is going to be revealing not one, but two new Xbox consoles at E3 2019 according to a new report from French videogame magazine JeuxVideo.
Strange rumblings are afoot in the world of Nintendo, with several reports corroborating evident that Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass to the Nintendo Switch. In addition to this, Microsoft is also looking at actually publishing some of its games on Switch, including Ori and the Blind Forest.
4A Games has pushed out a new hotfix for Metro Exodus on PC, specifically taking aim at stability, RTX optimisation, DLSS improvements, and optimisation for running Metro Exodus on low-spec PCs.
AMD has cut the price of the Radeon RX Vega 56 across the board in an attempt to fend off the impending threat of Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1660 Ti.
It’s had the biggest target painted on it that we can remember for some time, but Metro Exodus has succumbed to crackers within just five days of its launch.
It’s been painfully quiet for a couple of years now, but Microsoft has at long last teased the news we’ve all been waiting for - Age of Empires will be the centerpiece of next month’s Inside Xbox showcase.
There's something ludicrously addictive about Trials' particular brand of hair-pulling difficulty and motorcycle mayhem. It's a series that's more than the sum of its parts. Trials Rising is out next week and a free beta test is available to play now, providing a taster of what to expect. Naturally, this also means the Trials Rising PC system specs have been revealed. 
In a sign of the times, Paradox has launched Paradox Mods, a new independent platform designed to provide mods outside of the Steam ecosystem. "Steam mods will only serve Steam users, and we have a growing percentage of players that buy their games from elsewhere,” says Anders Törlind, from Paradox.
Long the domain of beardy wizards, Age of Wonders: Planetfall takes the long-running strategy series in a trip to the stars and beyond. It's a radical revamp for the turn-based strategy series and one that 4X fans are keenly looking forward. Paradox Interactive has now revealed an August 6th release date for AoW: Planetfall, which is quite a bit further away than we were expecting.