17 Weirdest Ways To Power Up in RPGs

Tired of hacking and slashing your way to RPG dominance? Try these sneaky strategies instead. In oddball PlayStation JRPG Thousand Arms (1998), main character Meis improves his skill as a Spirit Blacksmith by flirting with and dating pretty much every female in the game. Today, the date-girls-to-win-fights mechanic is alive and well in the Persona series. (Image credit: Altus) (Gallery sponsored by Knights & Dragons) This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re reading it on someone else’s site, please read the ...

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15 Things From the Star Wars Prequels That Were Actually Awesome

Here comes a new installment in the Star Wars movie canon. We know what you’re thinking: Let’s hope The Force Awakens is more like Episodes IV-VI, rather than I, II, or III. But actually, there were some pretty cool things about the prequels. And we have proof. Let’s start with podracing. PODRACING. Racing. Against aliens. In a pod. That flies. No wonder it’s so popular that even the kids on Tatooine have the need for speed. The Star Wars universe may have introduced Gungans and Ewoks, but podraces almost–almost–even things ...

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This RPG-inspired cosplay is some of the most epic we've seen

There’s no shortage of Orianna cosplay in League of Legends fandom, but this Sewn Chaos Orianna by Marina Shisterova is among the best of the best. Don’t take our word for it though–this design was the winner of the DreamHack Komplett.se Cosplay Championship at DreamHack Summer 2014. (Image credit: Frederike Schmitt) (Gallery sponsored by Knights & Dragons) This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re reading it on someone else’s site, please read the FAQ at fivefilters.org/content-only/faq.php#publishers. GameSpot

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Batman: Arkham Knight PC Patch Notes Include Bug Fixes and More

Warner Bros. has released another patch for the beleaguered PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight. The patch notes, posted on the game’s Steam page, show that the update fixes a number of bugs and problems, including a game save “hitch” and other issue where full-screen movies played at half a monitor’s refresh rate. Take a look at the full Arkham Knight PC patch notes below. Arkham Knight November 24 PC Patch Notes: Fixed a hitch during some game saves Fixed a Windows 10 issue causing the game to be unresponsive ...

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Why You Should Buy an Xbox One for 2016

With language region lock still in place in the console? Please! It’s really annoying feature that makes the console hard to use if you want to have the dashboard in anything than your language. In Belgium for example dash is in Dutch, achievements half English, half French and I’m not sure about games. Games for example in Poland are often released with cut languages (meaning only Polish and Russian for example in Diablo 3). Of course there’s no in-game language selector. So if you switch your dashboard language to English ...

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Rainbow Six Siege Open Beta Delayed

The open beta for Rainbow Six Siege was supposed to begin today, November 25, at 10 AM EST. However, Ubisoft ran into some issues and has made the decision to postpone its launch on Xbox One, PS4, and PC. “We’re currently seeing issues with matchmaking times and disconnection on all platforms,” the developer said in the game’s forums. “As such, we’re postponing the open beta until a later time and keeping the game under closed beta status. We apologize for the delay and can assure you this is our top ...

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PlayStation Plus Free Games of December 2015 for PS4, PS3, PS Vita

Just hours after Microsoft announced December 2015’s free Games With Gold titles, Sony has now revealed the month’s PlayStation Plus freebies. As detailed on the PlayStation Blog, these include Gauntlet: Slayer Edition and King’s Quest Chapter 1 for PS4, as well as Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon and SSX on PS3. The full lineup of PS Plus games from December 2015 is available below. In other PSN news, this week’s list of deals has been revealed, while Sony is also holding a special sale on co-op games. On top of ...

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What are the Best Xbox 360 Games Ever? – The Lobby

What are the Best Xbox 360 Games Ever? – The Lobby The Xbox 360 turned ten years old this week so we invited Jeff Gerstmann, Ben Howard and Justin Haywald to help us run town the best games in the system’s history! by Mary Kish on November 25, 2015 Did you enjoy this video? About The Lobby Broadcast live from our studios in San Francisco, join GameSpot every Tuesday at 2PM Pacific for the latest previews, interviews, game demos, giveaways and more. Schedule: Tuesdays at 2PM Host: Danny O’Dwyer This ...

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Gaming Deals: $30 Witcher 3, 10% Off PSN Code, $30 PS4 Camera, $20 Bloodborne

Buy two select PS4 games at Walmart and save $ 30. Choices include Star Wars Battlefront, Fallout 4, and Call of Duty: Black Ops III, allowing you to effectively get some recent games for $ 45 each. Sony is offering 10 percent off your PlayStation Store purchase when you use the code FH24P5BDR6. Be aware, though, that this is a one-use code, so if you want multiple things, make sure to buy them all at once. This discount combines with the new co-op game sale and PSN’s upcoming Black Friday ...

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Price Increase for Dying Light Expansion and DLC Pass Announced

Developer Techland today announced that the price of Dying Light‘s upcoming expansion and DLC pass is going up. Previously sold for $ 20, the Polish studio now plans to charge $ 30 for the season pass. This price hike is the result of an increase in scale for the the zombie game’s upcoming expansion, The Following, which, too, has gone up in price from $ 15 to $ 20. “Over the past weeks, Dying Light: The Following has almost reached its final stage: main quests, side quests, new skills, and ...

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