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Age of Empires IV. A big comeback or a big flop? [Review of ratings]

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The golden days of RTS are long gone. Many strategy fans, however, hoped that the new Age of Empires would turn the fate of the genre. Has it happened? We check.

Age of Empires IV will debut on October 28. The return of the legendary strategy will especially please people with access to the Xbox Game Pass subscription, the game will appear there on the day of the premiere as part of the service.

Looking solely at Metacritic, Age of Empires IV did quite well. Out of 50 reviews, the score was 83.

The game received the highest rating from GamesRadar + (5/5) and CGMagazine (10/10). There is already more variety in the other ratings.

“Great classic adventure, Art of War mode and very good optimization” on the one hand and problems with finding paths and limping graphics on the other – these are the main pros and cons of AoE4, we rated the game at 8.5 / 10.

There the game takes place, among others for “hopelessly stupid AI” and “plastic graphics”. Final note : 6.5 / 10.

The players’ assessment of Age of Empires IV will be announced on October 28.

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Competing with Competitors, Sony Makes a Handheld Gaming Named ‘Project Q’

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The Project Q console from Sony has been confirmed at the State of Play which will be held on May 24, 2023. The company confirmed that they are ready to enter the handheld console or handheld device market.

Several gaming handhelds have already hit the market, including the Asus ROG Ally, Ayaneo 2S, and many more. But Sony, who didn’t want to be left behind, prepared their own console, the Sony Project Q.

According to Sony, Project Q can stream any game from the PlayStation console and has the Dualsense feature.

Sony Makes a Handheld Gaming Named 'Project Q

However, gamers can only enjoy games on PS5 on Project Q via Wi-Fi only. This console will have an 8-inch screen and have 1080p HD resolution.

According to Tom Henderson on the Iron Lard podcast, there are rumors that the Sony Project Q will retail for $200.

Rumors about the release date are also widely circulated. PlayStation boss, Jim Ryan confirmed Project Q will be launched this year.

There has been speculation from leaker Tom Henderson if Project Q will be released in mid-November 2023 according to his latest tweet.

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Metro Last Light is free on Steam for a limited time: you can redeem it until Thursday 25 May. The developers of 4A Games have decided to proceed with the initiative to celebrate the tenth birthday of the title, the second of the Metro franchise (which, at least so far, is a trilogy).

Unfortunately, we are talking about the Redux reissue released a couple of years later, which is based on a more recent version of the graphics engine, but if nothing else it is the Complete Edition which contains all the DLCs. You can find it by following this link. Naturally, the game is free “forever”: once redeemed, it will be part of your library like any other title.

The franchise grew out of Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky’s short story Metro 2033, released in 2005. It is the dystopian story of a post-apocalyptic Russia trying to recover from the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust 20 years earlier. Initially, the story was published on their website completely free of charge, and over time it has evolved into a multifaceted and globally recognized franchise.

Ironically, the games, all attributable to the survival horror FPS genre, are developed by a Ukrainian studio (or rather, founded in Ukraine but based in Malta for almost ten years). Glukhovsky and other authors continued to expand the Metro universe with more or less short stories; Glukhovsky, who is also a journalist, recently sided with Ukraine in the conflict triggered by his motherland, so much so that the Kremlin issued a warrant for his arrest on charges of defamation of the Russian army, due to a post on Instagram, and faces up to 15 years in prison if caught.

Like Last Light, Metro 2033 also received the Redux treatment with a decidedly more modern graphics engine, still acceptable even today. Exodus, the latest chapter in the saga (so far, at least), is very recent (dates back to 2020).

For the anniversary, all the other titles in the franchise are also on offer, even if not free: in fact, ‚ā¨12.49 is enough to take home the complete saga , which includes the Redux versions of 2033 and Last Light, Exodus and the expansion packs for Exodus. You can find it by following this link .

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Rocksteady confirmed the rumors reported by Bloomberg a few weeks ago: his new game, Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, is delayed, and will be released in spring 2023. To announce it on Twitter was the creative director of the studio, Sefton Hill; sadly the news is what it is, but if nothing else the exclusive animation that accompanies the message is a pretty nice homage to waiting fans. As you can read from the message, Hill doesn’t go too far into the technical reasons that led to the decision: he simply needs more time to complete the game in the best possible way.

If this timeline is met, it will have been almost eight years since the release of Rocksteady’s previous game. It was in fact at the end of June (more precisely on the 23rd, or the third day of summer) when Batman: Arkham Knight was released, the final chapter of the original Arkham trilogy started by the same studio in 2009. Kill the Justice League will be the formal continuation of the saga main: in short, it will take place a few months after the events narrated in Arkham Knight.

However, let’s not expect another open-world single-player like the previous chapters of the saga: the new title should be more devoted to cooperative multiplayer , and will allow you to control four characters, namely Harley Quinn, Deadshot, King Shark, and Captain Boomerang. The game was announced in 2020 during the DC FanDome.

According to rumors, the development of a game starring the Suicide Squad, the group of super villains/anti-heroes DC Comics, had begun immediately after the release of Arkham Knight, but the project was being followed by WB Games Montreal. Sometime later it was discovered that the project had been canceled – or rather, had radically changed direction: it then became what we know today as Gotham Knights, whose launch is scheduled for this fall .

Well, it seemed that we were almost there, and instead comes the announcement of a new postponement, which is quite significant. Like the first time, the official post shared on Twitter speaks of a “painful but necessary” decision to guarantee the highest possible quality standard. The appointment is set (at least for now‚Ķ) on February 2, 2024.

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