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God of War: Ragnarok story trailer, DualSense controlled revealed

Get to know Kratos and Atreus

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God of War: Ragnarok

Less than two months before its release, God of War: Ragnarok now has its story trailer.

This highly anticipated sequel and conclusion game will hit stores on November 9, 2022. And at Sony’s most recent State of Play showcase as of writing, the story trailer was revealed. Watch:

The story still follows Kratos and Atreus as they journey in Asgard and watch their “changing dynamic of their relationship as they prepare for war.” The trailer also revealed a character everyone has been waiting to see: the God of Thunder himself — Thor.

God of War: Ragnarok

In addition, a limited edition DualSense wireless controller will also be available on the game’s release date, with pre-orders starting September 27, 2022.

The controller will have a two-tone, cool blue on icy white design inspired by the Norse world of Midgard. Likewise embellished is a bear and a wolf insignia to represent Kratos and Atreus.

Update as of September 27: Pricing of the DualSense Wireless Controller – God of War™ Ragnarök Limited Edition are as follows:

  • Philippines — PhP 4,290
  • Singapore — SG$ 107
  • Malaysia — MYR 369
  • Indonesia — IDR 1,359,000

In case you’ve missed it, the price tags for each of the four editions  — for Malaysia, Philippines, and Singapore — may be viewed here.

God of War

God of War: Ragnarok is the much anticipated sequel God of War (PS4) which was released in 2018. It was soft reboot and sequel of the God of War franchise that first released on the PlayStation 2.

The 2018 game received critical and commercial success earning various Game of the Year honors. It’s a console generation defining game and one that we called an absolute must play in our review.

God of War (PS4) finds Kratos, now much older and with a son, amidst the territory of Norse gods. This, after absolute laying to waste a slew of Greek gods. We see an older, more mature Kratos as he journeys with his son, Atreus, to the highest peak of the land. They went on the journey to grant the deceased wife and mother’s last wish.

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Doraemon farming game demo now up

Pre-order bonuses released

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Doraemon Story of Seasons

The free demo for Doraemon Story of Seasons: Friends of the Great Kingdom is now available across all platforms.

The upcoming Bandai Namco title which is the latest in the Story of Seasons series is slated for a November 2, 2022 release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and Steam.

Details of the bonus content available for players of the demo have also been released. This will be a start-up set which will help players in their tasks in Illuma once the game releases officially. It includes:

  • Soft Wood x 20
  • Normal Wood x 20
  • Hard Wood x 20
  • Stone x 20

Friends of the Great Kingdom

In the latest chapter of the Story of Seasons series, players get an upgraded feel of the game’s world wherein natural light, wind, and environmental sound effects have been added.

In addition to the quests found in the previous games such as raising crops and caring for animals, Doraemon-themed activities using the character’s famed secret gadgets – such as Farm Restaurant and Gro-Quick Powder – have been made available to enjoy.

There will also be an inspiring new story for the title. For those who will pre-order the Digital Version and Deluxe Editions of the game, bonuses are in store.

 

The Digital-Exclusive Pre-Order bonuses include:

Doraemon Story of Seasons

  • Summer Wear set
  • Home Furniture set
  • Sweet Seeds set

The Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Main game
  • Season Pass (Costume and Furniture Sets 1, 2, and 3)
  • Season Pass purchase bonus (Premium Crops Seeds set)
  • Digital Soundtrack
  • Seasonal Vegetables Seeds set
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Cyberpunk 2077 is already getting a sequel

Codenamed Orion

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Without a doubt, Cyberpunk 2077 faced one of the world’s most controversial launches for a video game. Though CD Projekt Red released several updates to fix the game’s reputation, the developer is already moving on to bigger projects. In a new tweet, CD Projekt Red has already confirmed development for Cyberpunk 2077’s sequel.

Earlier today, CD Projekt Red announced that the next Cyberpunk 2077 game will have the codename Orion. Unfortunately, the announcement doesn’t reveal much else about the upcoming project, except that it will “take the Cyberpunk franchise further and continue harnessing the potential of this dark future universe.”

Following a smattering of bugs and glitches on launch, Cyberpunk 2077 further progressed through its redemption story through patches and an upcoming DLC. However, that’s as far as the story goes. With the sequel’s development underway, it’s hard to imagine much more coming for the first game. Unlike No Man’s Sky (which suffered a similarly controversial launch), Cyberpunk 2077 is calling it early.

Besides the cyberpunk title, the developer also announced more updates for the future of the Witcher universe. The next major entry in the series is codenamed Polaris and will precede two more entries to create a new trilogy. Outside of the main series, the franchise is also getting Canis Majoris (a spin-off from the main series and developed by an external studio) and Sirius (a multiplayer game with a single-player campaign).

Finally, CD Projekt Red also teased a new franchise called Hadar. Unlike Cyberpunk or Witcher, Hadar will be an original setting, marking the developer’s first following the success of the preceding two franchises based on past properties.

SEE ALSO: Cyberpunk 2077 soars to 1M daily players after Edgerunners

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Horizon Zero Dawn is likely getting a remaster

For the PlayStation 5

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How many remasters is too much? With newer hardware coming out, several developers have decided to update their old games to function more smoothly and gorgeously on modern consoles. However, there’s still an unresolved issue on where the industry should draw the line. Pending a resolution to that conundrum, here’s another remaster: Horizon Zero Dawn is likely getting a remastered edition.

According to sources in VGC and MP1ST, Sony is planning a PlayStation 5 remaster for Horizon Zero Dawn, the first game in the franchise. The upcoming edition will likely bring updated graphics and a few technical tweaks to the 2017 title.

For a while now, Sony has found a new obsession in remastering and remaking its old titles for the new console. The company has already released similar editions for the Spider-Man duology, for example. Besides remasters, PC ports are also making their way to Steam, creating a new market for Sony’s former exclusives.

Of course, one can argue whether Horizon Zero Dawn truly needs a remastered edition. For a 2017 title, the game still looks gorgeous even on newer hardware. Though there are graphical differences between the first title and its sequel, Horizon Forbidden West, Horizon Zero Dawn is still a beautiful game.

That said, the remastered edition is still likely coming, albeit at an unknown time. Also, the same source speculates that the franchise is getting a new multiplayer game sometime in the future. With the franchise’s success over the years, Sony is unsurprisingly going all-in on more Horizon titles, including a confirmed VR-exclusive game for the upcoming PSVR 2.

SEE ALSO: Sony confirms ‘Horizon’ and ‘God of War’ shows are coming

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