Games to play while waiting for Blasphemous 2
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Games to play while waiting for Blasphemous 2

These are some of the greatest games similar to Blasphemous to play while waiting for the much-anticipated Blasphemous 2. For fans of side-scrolling platformers and methodical, difficult but rewarding Metroidvania combat systems, these games will be great additions. Candle Knight A little-known game, Candle Knight is a rather different platformer inspired by the Souls games…

Best Side-Scroller Games on PC
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Best Side-Scroller Games on PC

These are our picks for the best side-scroller games on PC. The genre was popular back in the day, and these modern games prove the genre is still alive. The appeal of side-scrollers can’t be found in any other genre. It’s a simple yet very effective type of game that keeps the player glued to…

Poll of the Week: What’s the best game on Xbox Series X?
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Poll of the Week: What’s the best game on Xbox Series X?

The Xbox Series X|S just entered its third year. After a slow and rough start due to pandemic-related supply shortages, Microsoft’s Xbox Series X|S is a slowly maturing console. So now we can more confidently declare the best game on the console. We want to hear from you! What’s the best game on Xbox Series…

Ori: The Collection physical edition launches on Switch
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Ori: The Collection physical edition launches on Switch

Play the award-winning titles Ori and the Blind Forest and Ori and the Will of the Wisps on a single Switch cartridge thanks to Ori: The Collection. Ori: The Collection, which includes Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition and Ori and the Will of the Wisps, is now available in retail and online retailers,…

Here’s a list of Xbox One games supporting Smart Delivery on Series X and S
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Here’s a list of Xbox One games supporting Smart Delivery on Series X and S

One big advantage of the Xbox Series X and S is that you can bring your Xbox One games with you. Not only does it support backward compatibility but also Smart Delivery, a free next-gen upgrade for certain titles. We wrote a story a while back explaining what’s the difference between backward compatibility and Smart…

SXSW Gaming Awards 2021 winners
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SXSW Gaming Awards 2021 winners

The winners of the SXSW Gaming Awards 2021 have been revealed. SXSW partnered with IGN to produce the SXSW Gaming Awards show. It was broadcast on Saturday, March 20 via livestreams on ign.com, twitch.tv/sxswgaming, and twitch.tv/ign. The 2021 SXSW Gaming Awards include 43 nominees across 12 different categories. Winners of the awards are determined through…

SXSW Gaming Awards 2021 nominees announced
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SXSW Gaming Awards 2021 nominees announced

The nominees for the eighth annual SXSW Gaming Awards have been revealed. SXSW has partnered with IGN to produce the SXSW Gaming Awards show. It will broadcast on Saturday, March 20 at 7:00 PM Central Time. The show will livestream on ign.com, twitch.tv/sxswgaming, and twitch.tv/ign. “Gaming is a key part of the creative ecosystem that…

New video goes behind the scenes of the Ori and the Will of the Wisps soundtrack
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New video goes behind the scenes of the Ori and the Will of the Wisps soundtrack

A new video published on the official Xbox YouTube channel takes a behind-the-scenes look at Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Specifically, the video focuses on the game’s soundtrack. It cuts between shots of the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Pinewood Singers, and gameplay from Ori and the Will of the Wisps. The soundtrack was recorded…

Ori and the Will of the Wisps launches today on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Game Pass
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps launches today on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Game Pass

The Metroidvania platform-adventure Ori and the Will of the Wisps is out now. The sequel to 2015’s Ori and the Blind Forest, Will of the Wisps is an equally enchanting experience. The game’s beautiful graphics and music make for a memorable experience. Will of the Wisps introduces a new combat system. There are also different…

Ori and the Will of the Wisps Collector’s Edition pre-orders open at Amazon
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps Collector’s Edition pre-orders open at Amazon

Pre-orders for the Collector’s Edition of the upcoming Metroidvania platform-adventure Ori and the Will of the Wisps are now open. The Collector’s Edition includes the game disc, an art book, a “golden feather” steelbook case, the piano collections soundtrack CD, and a digital MP3 download of the soundtrack. It retails for $49.99. If you’re unfamiliar,…