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Tom Phillips

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Tom is Eurogamer's news editor. He writes lots of news, some of the puns and all the stealth Destiny articles.

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This year's Gamescom will open with an announcement-filled livestream featuring reveals from "major game publishers". The broadcast will be called Gamescom: Opening Night Live, and it'll be hosted by Geoff Keighley.

Here's how Zelda: Breath of the Wild looks using Nintendo Labo VR

"Rather than change the game, we should let you play it as it is."

Let's take a look at The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's upcoming virtual reality support - coming via a free update on 26th April. Of course, the mode requires you own Nintendo's just-released Nintendo Labo: VR Kit to use as a pair of hold-up-to-your-face goggles.

There's a brand new free-to-play Forza game available now for Windows 10 and coming soon for iOS and Android phones. It's named Forza Street, and is designed as a portable version of Microsoft's famous racing series.

Few video game industry firings make the headlines, and fewer still get to sound as dramatic as the tale of Assassin's Creed co-creator Patrice Désilets getting the boot from Ubisoft, six years ago. Relieved of his services mere months after rejoining the company, Désilets was escorted out his office by security without being able to clear his desk or say goodbye to his team. I've heard the story several times over the years, as well as accounts of what may have caused it, but now I'm hearing the highlights first-hand, as Désilets introduces himself and his new game via a potted history of past escapades.

Minecraft removes references to Notch

UPDATE: Blocked, on console versions too.

UPDATE 1.45pm: It looks like Microsoft is pushing a similar change live to the game's non-Bedrock console editions, such as its Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4 versions, overseen by 4J Studios:

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