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Vikki Blake

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When​ ​her friends​ ​were falling in love with soap stars, Vikki was falling in love with​ ​video games. She's a survival horror survivalist​ ​with a penchant for​ ​Yorkshire Tea, men dressed up as doctors and sweary words. She struggles to juggle a fair-to-middling Destiny/Halo addiction​ ​and her kill/death ratio is terrible.

Final Fantasy 14 redesigns an icon to stop triggering players' phobia of holes

Dozens of trypophobic players fed back on the official forums.

Bungie is tweaking Destiny 2's transmog system

"We'll continue to monitor the conversation and use of Armor Synthesis as Season 15 rolls out."

HBO's The Last of Us TV show "well exceeds the eight-figure per episode mark"

And "it is likely the largest project shooting in Canada".

Former Nintendo boss Reggie Fils-Aimé is releasing a new book

Disrupting the Game: From the Bronx to the Top of Nintendo is set to release in May 2022.

Warframe players will get cross-play and cross-save later this year

It's "just one of many efforts we'll take on to bring more players together.”

There's a Final Fantasy 14 cookbook coming out later this year

Take a "culinary adventure through one of gaming's most beloved franchises".

Psychonauts 2 will feature an invincibility toggle to enable "all ages, all possible needs" to enjoy the game

"It's an ongoing and important process for our industry and a challenge we need to meet."

Here's some Marvel's Avengers Wakanda concept art

New artwork shows off four new "explorable locations".

This Warzone glitch lets players parachute into other people's Gulag matches

"You take no damage from the players fighting, AND you can kill them by punching them!!"

Capcom's anti-tamper measures might be causing Resident Evil Village's poor PC performance

Cracked versions of the game reportedly "did not get a single stutter".

36 US states sue Google over its alleged Play Store monopoly and antitrust practices

"This lawsuit isn't about helping the little guy or protecting consumers," insists Google.

You can own this rare 1987 version of The Legend of Zelda for $110,000 (and rising)

Don't forget to add on the $20K+ "Buyer's Premium", though.

There's a Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba collaboration coming to Ninjala

Famed anime show crossover event kicks off next month.

Overwatch 2 will have "some compromises" on Nintendo Switch

"Switch is a little more challenging than some, and we'll have to make some compromises there."

That unannounced Castlevania Advance Collection has been rated again, this time in Korea

"A PC action game composed of games from the Castlevania series."

Square Enix says putting Outriders on Xbox Game Pass has "worked in its favour"

The publisher is "pleasantly surprised" in spite of "slight issues" at launch.

Looks like self-pickup is coming to PUBG in the next update

Also expect new weapons, vehicles, and maybe even a new Zone feature...

Bayonetta 3 "definitely still exists" and is "progressing well"

"We like to show things when we're ready to show them."

Psychonauts 2 will release in August with "no crunch"

"I'm proud to have been a part of something so special."

"Tiny" MMORPG Book of Travels launches into Early Access in August

"Explore freely, and roleplay in a shared game world that bucks online RPG tradition."

Check out new retro-inspired adventure game, Arietta of Spirits

A special physical edition will also be available.