Superhot: Mind Control Delete free for those who own the first game

Superhot: Mind Control Delete is free for those who buy or have bought the first Superhot.

Developer Superhot Team said Superhot: Mind Control Delete launches proper on 16th July.

"We are immensely grateful for having such a huge and supportive audience in you," Superhot Team said.

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Henry Cavill rolled in puddles to get grubby for The Witcher

What does it take to transform into Geralt for The Witcher TV series? Aside from hitting the gym, it seems Henry Cavill took some unusual measures to get himself prepared for the role - including taking a soak in some puddles.

In an interview with Vanity Fair, Cavill went through some of the methods he used to transform into gruff Witcher Geralt. Rather than opting for a wig that would have distinguished him from the video game version, Cavill felt the silver locks were "important to the character", although it seemingly caused a headache for the costume department.

"Jacqui Rathore, who was in charge of the wig for me, she was having nightmares about that wig," Cavill said. "I think she had three of them - she was taking them home every night, working on them more and more and more. But by the end of the show, by episode one reshoots, fortunately, the wig was just on point."

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Twitch pulls Black Lives Matter video criticised for being overwhelmingly white

Twitch has removed a Black Lives Matter video following criticism that too many of the featured streamers were white.

Published yesterday, the video featured prominent streamers such as jacksepticeye, CrankGameplays and DrLupo, and while a few Black streamers were briefly shown, most of the talking was done by white streamers. In fact, only one line in the minute-long video was from a Black streamer.

Black creators took to Twitter to express their dismay that the video had failed to properly represent Black people, highlighting the many streamers who would have been better suited to speak. Twitch has now deleted the video.

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Five of the Best: Cheat Codes

Five of the Best is a weekly series about the incidental details we don't celebrate enough. We've talked about all kinds of things so far from Game Over screens to Scares and Villains - there's a whole Five of the Best archive if you're interested. But there's so much more to talk about too.

Five of the Best works like this. Various Eurogamer writers share memories and then you - probably outraged we haven't included the thing you're thinking of - can share that thing you've been thinking of in the comments below. Then we all have a lovely chat about it. Your collective memory has never failed to amaze us - don't let it stop now!

No, no, I won't do it, I won't cheat, you can't make me. I'm going to play this game properly and if it gets hard then so be it. That's the challenge, that's when I really learn the game. If I cut corners then what kind of player am I? But gosh this section is hard, I don't think I can take dying again. Maybe I'll just pop in one little code in to help...

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Far Cry 6 leak confirms Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito will star

Far Cry 6 has been revealed a little earlier than planned via a PlayStation Store leak, which has listed it for launch on 18th February 2021.

Breaking Bad and The Mandalorian star Giancarlo Esposito will play a major role as the dictator of Yara, a fictional country which looks heavily-inspired by Cuba.

You play as Dani Rojas, a local guerrilla fighter who takes on the dictator's rule.

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Nintendo Switch fans react in alarm at eShop masturbation game

UPDATE 12.30pm UK: Don't Get Caught publisher Ultimate Games has told Nintendo Life that the game will no longer be released on the Nintendo eShop.

Its listing on Nintendo's digital storefront, visible for several days until it caught the eye of Nintendo fans, was described by Ultimate Games as an "accident".

Eurogamer has again asked Nintendo for comment.

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Get up to 75% off Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, The Division and more in the Ubisoft Forward sale

I don't know about you, but I get the impression that Ubisoft really wants us to pay attention to its big event this weekend? Following the news of a 7-day free trial for Uplay+ and a Watch Dogs 2 freebie, the developer has now announced a massive Ubisoft Forward sale over on the Ubisoft Store.

It's not exactly shying away from big offers, too, as there are some huge discounts of up to 85 per cent across the entire catalogue of Ubisoft games on PC until 20th July. Plus, you'll get an extra 20 per cent off your entire basket when using the code 'UBIFOWARD'. This code is limited until 13th July, though!

In order to make it a bit easier to digest, I've split the deals into their respective franchises below. This doesn't cover everything, though, so do have a browse through the full Ubisoft Forward sale for anything I may have missed.

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Deadly Premonition 2 review - shambling in the shadow of its predecessor

Trying to talk about the original Deadly Premonition is complicated. On a fundamental level, it's a mess - a groaning slab of technical shortcomings and design deficiencies that would usually be enough to sink a game without a trace - and it's a game that's often dismissed, unfairly I think, as bit of a joke, a so-good-it's-bad experience worthy of a chuckle on YouTube and nothing more. Enough of us would argue though - unironically and with absolute earnestness - that it's also brilliant, a masterpiece of form; bold, ambitious, fiercely heartfelt, and a game that aims so, so high, and succeeds not because of, but in spite of its flaws.

Partly that's due to the original's wonderful sense of place; its small-town murder mystery might have borrowed liberally from Twin Peaks, but its open-world setting - the perpetually grey, pine-scented highways and byways of Greenvale, Washington - felt both distinctive and positively alive as its sprawling cast of wonderfully realised oddball inhabitants went about their daily schedules in real-time, revealing their secrets to anyone with the curiosity to follow and observe.

It was frequently ridiculous, yes, and not always intentionally, but also, ultimately, genuinely affecting as its engrossingly bizarre plot wrought havoc on this shonkily implemented microcosm of life, finding some oddly insightful truths along the way. And at the heart of it all was Agent Francis York Morgan, still one of gaming's most endearing protagonists, a relentlessly upbeat, chain-smoking FBI investigator, with a penchant for monologuing about his favourite 80s movies and a mysterious invisible friend called Zach.

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