Predator Prequel Prey Gets Its First Teaser Trailer, Launches on August 5

Late yesterday, 20th Century Studios debuted the first teaser trailer for its upcoming Predator prequel, Prey. Accompanying the new footage was also a concrete release date. Yes, the much-anticipated sci-fi film is locked in for an August 5 launch exclusively on Hulu in the US and Disney+ in the UK.

Feel free to take gander at the brand-new Prey trailer down below:

As you can see above, the story centers on a Comanche warrior who is pitted against the iconic extraterrestrial species in an 18th century setting. Interestingly, Prey aims to shed light on the first ever visit to Earth from the trophy-obsessed hunters. Of course, the lack of modern firepower may prove to be a challenge, but the native tribes appear to have a few handy tricks up their sleeve.

Helmed by 10 Cloverfield Lane‘s Dan Trachtenberg, and starring Legion’s Amber Midthunder, Prey attempts to buck traditional “gender norms” … Read the rest

How to Win as a Survivor in Evil Dead: The Game

When it comes to the fight against an ancient evil like the Kandarian Demon, either you win, or you will be dead. For those of you who are excited to start the fun in Evil Dead: The Game, it is very important to know your objectives as the Survivor. While there will be plenty going on around you during any session, having this guide on how to win as a Survivor in Evil Dead: The Game will give you the advantage you need.

How to Win as a Survivor in Evil Dead: The Game

After taking your pick from the 13 Survivors available in the game, it is time to start your battle against the Kandarian Demon and all those pesky Deadites.

  1. Uncover the Map pieces.

    By obtaining these map pieces, you will be able to see where the Necronomicon Pages are.

  2. Recover the Necronomicon Pages.

    Once you know the

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Soul Hackers 2 for PS5, PS4, Xbox, & PC Gets New Trailer Revealing Ippon-Datara

Today Atlus released another daily trailer for its upcoming JRPG Soul Hackers 2, showing one of the demons appearing in the game.

This time around, we get a look at Ippon-Datara, one of the demons that debuted in the original Soul Hackers and has recently appeared in Shin Megami Tensei V.

As usual, the trailer also includes the daily horoscope, which places Pisces at the top of the fortune ranking and Gemini at the very bottom.

Soul Hackers 2 releases for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC (Steam and Windows Store) on August 26, just one day after the Japanese launch on August 25.

You can check out the original trailer, plenty of screenshots, a second gallery, more images, even more screenshots, a video explaining the gameplay, another, and one more.

Previous daily trailers include another revealing Byakko, one focusing on a convenience store, one showcasing Principality, one showing off Basilisk, one focusing on the  … Read the rest

Soul Hackers 2 for PS5, PS4, Xbox, & PC Gets New Trailer Revealing Thoth

Today Atlus released another daily trailer for its upcoming JRPG Soul Hackers 2, showing one of the demons appearing in the game.

This time around, we get another look at Thoth, another demon that has been around for a long time and even appeared in Shin Megami Tensei V.

As usual, the trailer also includes the daily horoscope, which places Taurus at the top of the fortune ranking and Sagittarius at the very bottom.

Soul Hackers 2 releases for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC (Steam and Windows Store) on August 26, just one day after the Japanese launch on August 25.

You can check out the original trailer, plenty of screenshots, a second gallery, more images, even more screenshots, a video explaining the gameplay, another, and one more.

Previous daily trailers include another showcasing Setanta, one revealing Byakko, one focusing on a convenience store, one showcasing … Read the rest

Square Enix Announces Record Financial Results; Talks Blockchain/NFT, Potential New Studios & Acquisitions, & More

Today Square Enix announced its financial results for the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2022.

Looking at the whole company, both net sales and operating income grew year-on-year. Both revenue and profits established new full-year records.

Looking at the Digital Entertainment segment, which includes games, revenue for HD games dropped slightly year-on-year despite launching multiple new titles. On the other hand, the performance of the MMO business grew sharply thanks to the launch of expansions for Final Fantasy XIV and Dragon Quest X, on top of a “sharp rise in monthly subscribers” for FFXIV.

The performance of existing smartphone games is defined as “somewhat weak” but sales still increased year-on-year due to the application of new revenue recognition standards.

We also get some interesting insight into Square Enix’s medium-term strategy, which is predicated over three points.

  1. Strengthening the IP ecosystem
  2. Take on new domains
  3. Optimize business structure for
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Latest Steam Deck Update Puts Power in Users’ Hands With Per-game Performance Profiles

For those that prefer gaming on the go, Valve’s Steam Deck has certainly become a viable and dependable option. Despite the initial stock issues, though, those that have gotten theirs can enjoy the likes of No Man’s Sky, Elden Ring, and even the Xbox Cloud Gaming service on it. And with Valve supporting the portable with updates, the future looks good, and it’s gotten even better with the latest Steam Deck client update.

As shared on the Steam Community page for the device, Valve has deployed several fixes that cover the general performance, online/offline modes, keyboard support, controller support, and remote play. Most importantly, the new update brings per-game performance profiles into the mix.

Players can now set game-specific performance settings instead of relying on the system default, so you will have full control of settings that can impact battery life or tweak performance to suit the games you are … Read the rest

Fortnite 20.30 Hotfix Adds Air Strike, Flint-Knock Pistol, Hunting Rifle & More

The Fortnite 20.30 hotfix released yesterday and reintroduced players to the Air Strike, Flint-Knock Pistol, Hunting Rifle and also added in some new Funding Stations after the Choppas were fully funded last week.

The Air Strike has finally been unvaulted, which ties in with the fact that using it is part of the week 8 challenges due to drop tomorrow, Thursday May 12. Throwing an Air Strike canister will send missiles raining down on the area the canister lands. These can be found in Chests, Supply Drops and on the ground around the Fortnite island.

On top of that, the Flint-Knock Pistol and Hunting Rifle have also been unvaulted and are now part of the arsenal of weapons available to players in the current season. The Flint-Knock can deal hefty damage to the target, while also sending the user hurtling back through the air with its recoil. The Hunting Rifle … Read the rest

Nintendo Switch Has Shipped 107.65 Million Units; 21 Million Units Expected in Current Fiscal Year

Today Nintendo announced its quarterly financial results and published an update on the number of Switch units shipped worldwide since the console’s launch.

The data is updated as of March 31, 2021, when the latest fiscal quarter (which began on January 1) ended.

Specifically, the infographic below shows exactly how many Nintendo Switch units have been shipped to retailers. 107.65 million units of the hybrid console have hit the shelves as of March 31, 2022. We also get to see software units, and numbers for older consoles.

This means that the console has shipped 4.11 million units worldwide during the quarter (compared to 2 million PS5 and 100,000 PS4 units shipped by Sony in the same period).

The press release also includes the outlook for the full fiscal year ending on March 31, 2023. Nintendo predicts to ship 21 million Switch units in the twelve-month period, which would bring the … Read the rest

Think You Know Ozark? Take This Quiz to Find Out

Ozark is a Netflix drama series that ran for four seasons and forty-four fantastic episodes. The show starred Jason Bateman and Laura Linney as Marty and Wendy Byrde, a couple who moved to the Ozarks so Marty could pay back a drug cartel by laundering their money. The show had its ups and downs but was an incredible drama series, with twists and turns full of tension. 

With season four marking an end to the series, let’s see just how much you were paying attention while you binged Ozark by taking the quiz below. Be warned as the quiz does spoil the final season of the show if you have not seen it yet. But the quiz does touch upon some plot points for the earlier seasons so your memory will be tested if you haven’t seen them recently.

(Image Source: Netflix)

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Genshin Impact Developer HoYoverse Teases New Game Zenless Zone Zero

Today developer HoYoverse (previously known as MiHoYo) has opened a teaser website for what appears to be a new game titled Zenless Zone Zero.

The new site indicates the date of the reveal as May 13 and plays an in-lore news broadcast.

If you’re unfamiliar with the name HoYoverse (or MiHoYo), it’s the Chinese development studio that works on the super-popular online action-RPG Genshin Impact.

The video talks of a “sub-Hollow” that has appeared in the city as public security have established a “level-2 control zone” and is currently evacuating the resident.

The “sub-Hollow” is likely the Black-Hole-like sphere in the middle of the image that appears to cover part of the city.

The description embedded in the site’s code reads as follows:

“Inside the mysterious TV, a record of unknown time awaits your discovery. Zenless Zone Zero officially
announces on 22/05/13″

Interestingly, the tags include “Beta” and “recruitment,” so … Read the rest