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The reveal of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart’s PC port has stirred some discourse

With Nixxes revealing it was working on a PC port of the previously only possible on the PS5 title, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, things have started to get heated across the internet. A PS5 game on the PC? Why is this thing and why is this happening, and is this the end of the world? Well, it’s a good thing, and it was going to happen eventually, and it’s a good thing. Let’s take a trip back in time, back to when Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart was first announced for the PlayStation 5. A time when

Nixxes is porting Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart to the PC, arrives next month

Nixxes have revealed that it has been working on a port of Insomniac Games’ Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart for the PC. This port will be arriving on the PC on July 26, 2023, and while I’m sure many PC gamers have a number of questions regarding this, it’s nice to see yet another PS5 title make the jump. Thankfully, this won’t be a simple port as the game will also include widescreen support (21:9, 32:9, and up to 48:9), triple monitor setups, ray-traced reflections, ray-traced shadows, and unlocke

Mortal Kombat 1 online stress test taking sign-ups

While Mortal Kombat 1 is still months away, Warner Bros. Games and Netherrealm are extending a chance to play the game early via an online stress test. Yep, a chance to get some hands-on MK1 action. Head to the Mortal Kombat 1 online stress test sign-up to enter this test. This stress test is for the PS5 or Xbox Series X|S. Dates for this online stress test haven’t been announced as of yet. I do wish we could get a chance to see how the Switch version will handle online play. That said, this w

Gundam Battle Operation 2 finally makes its PC debut on May 31

After its fair share of issues on being ported over to the PC, Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation 2 will be released on May 31, 2023, and is available to pre-download on Steam. Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation 2 is a free-to-play 6 vs. 6 online game that includes Gacha mechanics that started off on the PS4 and eventually ported to the PS5. When released, Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation 2 will feature over 350 mobile suits to collect, all of which will be playable across 17 maps taken f

Metal Gear Solid 3 Remake announced alongside MGS collection

During the May 2023 PlayStation Showcase, the rumors of Konami’s Metal Gear Solid titles coming to the PlayStation were confirmed. First announced was a remake of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, a title that many consider the best game in the series. Interesting that instead of calling it Metal Gear Solid 3, it’s now being called Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater. In addition, the original voice actors, including David Hayter, will return to reprise their roles in the upcoming remake. There

New Warhammer 40K: Space Marine 2 gameplay has surfaced and it looks amazing

Focus Entertainment and Saber Interactive have released gameplay footage of Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2, showcased during the 2023 Skulls Showcase. Hosted by Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun’s lead actor and Warhammer superfan Rahul Kohli, the event has given players their first look at the Tyranid onslaught they will face at release. In Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2, players will assume the role of some of the greatest warriors of the Imperium Embody, a Space Marine of the Ultramarines Chapte

DAEMON X MACHINA TITANIC SCION revealed during Marvelous Game Showcase

Well, it happened. During the very end of the 2023 Marvelous/XSEED showcase, we finally got word that the DAEMON X MACHINA series isn’t over and that a new game called DAEMON X MACHINA TITANIC SCION has been revealed. This should excite more than a few Mecha fans. That said, we don’t know much about this new entry other than Marvelous’s FIRST studio, alongside FIRST studio, alongside producer Kenichiro Tsukuda is heading up the game. Kenichiro Tsukuda worked on the original game and also worked

Alan Wake 2 gets an October 17 release date, will be a digital-only title

While we already knew that Remedy was working on Alan Wake 2, during the PlayStation Showcase, we got another look at the upcoming horror title, and it looks amazing. We also got a look at a new playable character, Saga Anderson, who will be working alongside Alan Wake. While the first Alan Wake an amazing attempt at horror survival and suspense from Remedy, since then, the developer has gone on to craft the masterpiece that is Control and several of its DLCs. With everything that the developer

Capcom confirms Dragon’s Dogma 2 is in development

During the May 2023 PlayStation Showcase, Capcom finally revealed that Dragon’s Dogma 2 does exist, and the title is actively being worked on. While we didn’t get a release date, knowing that the game does exist is more than enough for me. It’s been a long time coming, and I’m glad to see that it has finally happened. Dragon’s Dogma 2 begins in a subterranean jail, where the Dragon’s voice echoes in the fog of lost memories. With their heart taken by the Dragon, the Arisen is set on a path to s

Capcom confirms Dragon Dogma 2 is in development

During the May 2023 PlayStation Showcase, Capcom finally revealed that Dragon Dogma 2 does exist, and the title is actively being worked on. While we didn’t get a release date, knowing that the game does exist is more than enough for me. It’s been a long time coming, and I’m glad to see that it has finally happened. Dragon’s Dogma 2 begins in a subterranean jail, where the Dragon’s voice echoes in the fog of lost memories. With their heart taken by the Dragon, the Arisen is set on a path to sla

PlayStation’s Remote-Play Handheld Device “Project Q” revealed

It’s been rumored for quite some time, but during the May 2023 PlayStation Showcase event, the company officially revealed “Project Q,” which is its internal name for its upcoming handheld remote-play device. The device looks like a PlayStation 5 DualSense controller split in half, with an 8-inch screen attached to the middle. At first glance, the device looks unappealing. That said, it was mentioned that the design could and may change, so this might not be the final design for Project Q. Acc

Spectator Mode Podcast ep. 136 – PlayStation Showcase, Fighting Games and more leaks

On this episode on Spectator Mode Podcast, we go discuss the Gran Theft 6 leaks, PvE mode being axed in Overwatch 2, what we’re looking forward to during the PlayStation Showcase, and lots of fighting game news, including Street Fighter 6 and Mortal Kombat 1. That and so much more on the slightly bonkers Spectator Mode Podcast. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed the show, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts and Spotify! It would help us out a lot!

Mortal Kombat 1 gameplay footage to be shown at Games Summer Fest

While everyone is waiting for Mortal Kombat 1 to get released, including us, it won’t be long until we get our first look at the gameplay. According to Geoff Keighley, we’ll get our first look at Mortal Kombat 1 in action during the Summer Game Fest, which takes place on June 8, 2023. During this showcase, we’ll get a look at the new fighting system and hopefully some new game modes well. In addition to seeing Mortal Kombat 1 in action, there will be over 40 different developers and publishers

Lies of P: Everything we know so far

Fans of Souslike games have been looking forward to Lies of P, which is an upcoming Soulslike/adventure title that will be loosely based on the novel, Pinocchio. There’s a lot of information to take in, and we’ve tried to put together the best “Everything we know about the game” for you. As always, we will update this piece as we find out new information regarding the game. What is Lies of P? The only way to describe Lies of P is if Pinocchio was a dark fairy tale and had a child with Bloodbo

Reacts: Mortal Kombat 1 is officially announced

With the Mortal Kombat 1 news making the rounds, we at The Outerhaven are excited. Many of us are fans of the franchise, and we’re talking about the games, comic books, tv shows, toys (yes, toys), and yes, even the movies. So, when two of our Mortal Kombat fans, Keith and Karl, said they wanted to talk about how Mortal Kombat 1 came to be, we weren’t going to stop them. In this video, our Mortal Kombat fans will recap how we got to Mortal Kombat 1 and give us a recap of some history. Then it’s

Mortal Kombat 1: Everything we know so far

The time has come, and Netherrealm has finally announced it is working on a new Mortal Kombat title that will act as a reboot of the franchise, Mortal Kombat 1. This article will get you up to speed on what Mortal Kombat 1 is. How it came to be, what it’s all about, and every piece of information that has been confirmed so far. As new information is released, we’ll update this article, so be sure to stop by often as new info is always being released. That said, here’s what we know about Mortal

Amazon leaks the Mortal Kombat 1 Kombat Pack and Kameo Fighters

Someone goofed and revealed several characters for the upcoming Mortal Kombat 1 reboot. Thanks to Amazon Italy’s goof and Reddit, we can confirm the Mortal Kombat 1 Kombat Pack and Kameo Fighters when using the Google Translator. The store page is still listed the last time I checked. The Mortal Kombat 1 Kombat Pack consists of Quan Chi, Omni-Man, Ermac, Peacemaker, Takeda, Homelander, and the first set of Kameo Fighters are Tremor, Johnny Cage, Khameleon, Mavado, and Ferra. There are some int

Wild Hearts finally adds Nvidia’s DLSS, Sadly the performance woes still exist

While I’ve enjoyed my time with EA and Koei Tecmo’s Monster Hunting title, Wild Hearts, there has been an issue regarding the performance. While AMD FSR was finally added in a previous update, a recent update has finally added Nvidia’s Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) support. This is only for the PC version of the game! As part of this new update for the PC, DLSS and DLSS quality options have been added to the game, and as long as you have a GPU that supports DLSS, such as the Nvidia RTX 20

Mortal Kombat 1 officially revealed, releasing in September and Preorders going live soon

Well, the day is finally here, and the next Mortal Kombat, aptly called Mortal Kombat 1, has officially been revealed. And just as we speculated, this is a new timeline that was created by Fire God Lui Kang during his ending in Mortal Kombat 11 Aftermath, and as such, things have changed, such as giving the fighters that were once mortal enemies an actual choice instead of throwing them into battle. Preorders for the game will go live on May 19, 2023. We’ll have to see how that plays out when t

Gears 5 playable with Nvidia’s GeForce Now cloud gaming service

While Microsoft/Xbox are facing some issues over their cloud gaming service with the CMA and its 69 billion dollar bid to acquire Activision-Blizzard, the company is still doing what it can to bring its games to the masses. Recently, Xbox has announced that it is working with Nvidia to bring several Xbox-published titles, starting with Gears 5, to GeForce Now cloud gaming service, and will be available as of May 18, 2023. Other Xbox-published titles such as Grounded, Deathloop, and Pentiment wi
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