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Everyone already knew Ring of Elden was going to be one of the biggest releases in gaming history, but in addition to Miyazaki’s new title, we’re slowly moving towards the biggest release of the year with God of War Ragnarokthe long-awaited sequel to the 2018 masterpiece that reinvented the hack-and-slash formula and offered a fresh take on Kratos’ story.
All that waiting will soon pay off, but before that, we need to see if Santa Monica has managed to make a landing with this sequel. But just as Sony is gearing up for its next big PlayStation exclusive, the Japanese gaming juggernaut has unveiled the price of its next big VR machine, and it’s a hefty sum.
The last of us season 1 episode count revealed
Joel and Ellie return for another outing, this time in live-action, thanks to HBO’s upcoming adaptation of the acclaimed 2013 game. Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and Naughty Dog President Neil Druckmann have teamed up to bring fans the The last of us the adaptation of their dreams, led by the talented Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey, both game of thrones alums. Now, HBO has officially announced that the show will debut on January 15 next year and the first season will consist of nine episodes.
PlayStation VR2 will launch in February for $549.99
It’s taken them a while, but Sony is finally gearing up to release its next big VR headset, accompanying the PlayStation 5 into the ninth generation of consoles. The headset comes with a variety of exciting new features that are revolutionizing the VR space, at least when it comes to gaming, but at a cost that few customers will be willing to pay on top of their PlayStation 5. Indeed , Sony has announced that PlayStation VR2 will be available for purchase at $549.99 in February.
God of War: Ragnarok reviews will be out tomorrow
Video game journalists have been living for a little while about the next chapter in the Kratos story, and they’ll finally be able to tell you exactly what they think about the sequel tomorrow. Ragnarok pulls out all the stops when it comes to Norse mythos, pitting the titular god of war against foes such as Thor and Odin themselves. Will the mid-gen follow-up manage to surpass its predecessor, which by score alone was already considered one of the best eighth-gen games?
I guess we’ll find out soon enough. And while critical reception has been mixed, you can play the game for yourself when it releases for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on November 9.