Hogwarts Legacy RPG will bring the wizarding school to life

Showcased in an all-new 17-minute trailer



Without a doubt, 2022 is the Year of the Open World. Less than a quarter of the year done, the gaming industry has seen remarkable entries to the open-world RPG genre including Pokémon Legends: Arceus, Horizon Forbidden West, and Elden Ring. The year isn’t even done yet. Keeping the genre on its toes, WB Games Avalanche released a huge teaser for the upcoming Hogwarts Legacy, a tale set in the eponymous magical school.

Though the new game shares the same universe as its namesake, Hogwarts Legacy takes place in the 19th century before the original book series’ events. It’s more than just an adaptation. However, if you’ve played the old Harry Potter games in the past, the new game echoes and amplifies the experience with better graphics and worldbuilding.

Playing as their own custom witch or wizard, players go through the classes that the magical school offers. As such, they can choose their house, attend classes, meet professors, make friends, and explore the castle grounds or the areas surrounding Hogwarts.

Of course, it’s not all schoolwork. Though the game focuses on the school, a darkness pervades the world. According to the 17-minute trailer shared in the recent State of Play, players are thrust into the mystery of an ongoing goblin rebellion and an old magic that threatens to change the wizarding world forever.

In that world, players can mold their playstyle to their own liking including preferred spells, battle styles, and even alignment. The trailer even hints that players might be able to use forbidden evil spells like Avada Kedavra.

Hogwarts Legacy is coming this holiday season for the PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

SEE ALSO: Sony has unveiled more games coming for the PS5


Nreal Air: A Must-Have Gaming Accessory!

Portable 130″ screen right in front of your eyes



Michael Josh has reviewed many kinds of smart glasses over the years — some play music, some have cameras on them, some have dimmable shades.

The Nreal Air is his favorite of all of them.

They are not just the best smart glasses, but the best accessory for gamers, too!

And with the current support of Nreal’s Nebula for Mac,

gaming will also be on the next level once they release Nebula support for Windows.

Curious about these smart glasses?

Head over to our latest Nreal Air hands-on at the Game Developers Conference 2023 in San Francisco, CA!

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Crime Boss: Rockay City now available across Southeast Asia

Conquer the Rockay neighborhood



Crime Boss: Rockay City

505 Games has announced the availability of one of its biggest titles this year, Crime Boss: Rockay City on Epic Games, with console releases to follow.

With a star-studded roster of voice actors in Hollywood greats Michael Madsen, Chuck Norris, Danny Trejo, Kim Basinger, Danny Glover, Michael Rooker, Damion Poiter, and Vanilla Ice, the organized crime shooter features a turf war for its main storyline, taking players back to 90s crime movies.

The game is available throughout Southeast Asia for the following rates:

  • Indonesia – IDR 323,999
  • Philippines – PhP 1,077.99
  • Malaysia – MYR 93.99
  • Singapore – SG$ 49.99
  • Thailand – THB 819
  • Vietnam – đ 513,000

Purchases until April 4 also get a corresponding 15% discount.

Rule the criminal underworld

Madsen plays the protagonist Travis Baker, who will have to overcome ridiculous odds amidst an explosive turf war to become the king of the criminal underworld.

Using different play-throughs, gamers will have to evade Sheriff Norris, team up with in-game characters, and conquer challenges and missions such as heists to take over Rockay.

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E3 2023 is cancelled

Both in-person and digital



Throughout the past few months, E3 has suffered through devastating losses. Though the conference was still scheduled to push through later this year, the event’s biggest names — Nintendo, Sony, and Xbox — have pulled out of the event for their own exclusive launches. Now, the death knell is clear: E3 2023 is reportedly cancelled.

First dropped by IGN, the bombshell announcement supposedly comes from a leaked email sent by Entertainment Software Association. The email, which was verified by IGN, states that the event “simply did not garner the sustained interest necessary to execute it in a way that would showcase the size, strength, and impact of our industry.”

Back in February, Nintendo, Sony, and Xbox reportedly pulled out of the event. All three companies were still slated to hold separate events in some form during the conference. However, more recently, Ubisoft also pulled out, holding an in-person event in the Los Angeles area.

Now, it’s clear. A few minutes after IGN dropped the news, E3’s official Twitter account confirmed the news and announced the cancellation of the 2023 conference. Both in-person and digital conferences will no longer push through.

For the past few years, the annual E3 conference seesawed between outright cancellation and exclusively digital programs because of the pandemic. This year was supposed to be the glorious return of the conference to an in-person event. However, with the new digital zeitgeist and an increased interest in smaller events, the writing on the wall is clear: E3 is gone, at least for the time being.

SEE ALSO: Ubisoft pulls out of E3 2023

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