The second day of E3 2021 has been busy with Xbox and Bethesda’s joint conference followed by Square Enix’s showcase, but plenty more game announcements came from the PC Gaming Show. If you don’t have time to catch up on the whole 90 minutes, we’ve rounded up a few of our highlights of intriguing and upcoming games that you’ll want to wishlist on Steam.

Rawmen

Basically Splatoon but with food, Rawmen is a third-person arena shooter where instead of guns, you fight with food against up to two to eight players. Sling soup at your opponents, become a human meatball by jumping into meat juice and rolling your way back home, or launch yourself in the air with doughnut bombs.

They Always Run

This space Western 2D action game sees you playing a three-armed mutant hunting dangerous bounties across the galaxy. From the visuals, the animation, the music, it’s just

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During the past 15 or so months, video games have emerged as a sanctuary for many people. Amidst the Covid-19 lockdowns—and in the absence of mental and emotional outlets like hanging out indoors with friends—games got people through a lot of stressful times. But now, in many parts of the world, vaccines are rolling out and the weather is changing, which means it might be time for a new reprieve: putting down the controller and going outside.

Make no mistake, this is not going to be some essay about how Covid is over and everyone should frolic mask-less out in the streets. Not everyone is vaccinated, and the world is still very much in the throes of a pandemic. But if you are amongst the growing number of people who feel ready to find some semblance of a pandemic-adjusted normal life, you should feel OK about stepping away from your

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So much has happened in the second-round series between the Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks: a transcendent individual performance, some inexplicably ugly offense, two terrible injuries, several nail-biters, a profoundly brutal blowout, an extraordinary comeback and everything in between. Trying to predict what might happen in Saturday’s Game 7 is something of a fool’s errand, but CBS Sports’ team of NBA writers gave it a shot anyway.

The game will tip off from Barclays Center at 8:30 p.m. ET and air on TNT. Here are our picks, along with brief explanations:  

Game 7: (2) Brooklyn Nets vs. (3) Milwaukee Bucks

Reiter’s take: The Bucks showed what they can do and who they can be in Game 6, and that’ll

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Phoenix Suns star point guard Chris Paul has been ruled out for Sunday’s Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the LA Clippers, the team announced on Saturday.

Paul was placed into the league’s health and safety protocols on Wednesday, and his return to play remains indefinite.

“Because of the climate that we live in, things change from day to day,” Suns coach Monty Williams said Saturday of Paul’s timetable. “I’ve tried to take things one day at a time … but for me, based on the information and based on the history of this particular protocol, everything is day-to-day. And so that’s how I have to approach it. I wish I could tell you a time so you guys wouldn’t have to ask me all the time, but at this point I can’t. It’s pretty much day-to-day.”

It has not been announced if Paul is in the protocols

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The Philadelphia 76ers have had several chances to close out their second-round series against the Atlanta Hawks. They led by 18 points in Game 4 and 26 points in Game 5 … and lost both. Winning either would have ended this series in six. Instead, they’ll host Atlanta in a winner-take-all Game 7 on Sunday. 

It will be the first Game 7 for most of Atlanta’s roster, including Trae Young, whereas Philadelphia’s core trio of Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris still have the memory of their crushing Game 7 loss to the Toronto Raptors in 2019 fresh in their memories. That game was in the second round as well, and the 76ers surely hope to avenge it with a victory today. But Atlanta won’t make things easy on them. They’ve pushed the 76ers to the brink in this series, and now, our experts think they have a real

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Every person who lived, worked or played in the NBA bubble in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, last summer was affected by the experience — some rather profoundly. Between the isolation, the separation from friends and family, the inability to escape from the game — or even the Disney campus — the challenges presented by the bubble were unprecedented. And by and large, the teams that were the most successful in the playoffs were those that handled those challenges with the most aplomb.

This season was supposed to be more normal, with games back in home arenas and the ability to see family and friends. But there was nothing normal about this season, either, with its condensed schedule, constant COVID-19 testing, games lost due to health and safety protocols, and of course the rash of injuries to players — especially All-Star players in these playoffs. Just as it was last year,

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Summary

  • Roboquest is coming soon as a console exclusive via the Xbox Game Preview program later this year.
  • The game is a high octane, fast paced single and co-op FPS mixed with roguelite elements and supports cross-platform play.
  • Roboquest is will launch fully on day one with Xbox Game Pass.

Let’s jump right to the news — Roboquest will be a console launch exclusive via the Xbox Game Preview program later this year and will launch fully on day one with Xbox Game Pass soon after for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC.

But wait… you might be asking yourself, “What is Roboquest?” And that’s a fair question. Roboquest is a crazy fast FPS roguelite that places an emphasis on inventive gunplay action and precise movements. A cel shaded comic-style shooter with blazing gameplay, single and co-op action, and a futuristic story.

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Gears Triple Bundle

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Squad up for Gears 5, Gears Tactics and the Gears 5: Hivebusters expansion, brought together in this remarkable bundle. From the early days of the Locust war to the icy bases of Mount Kadar and the jungles of the Galangi islands, experience the pivotal moments in the wars to save Sera.

This bundle is optimized to take advantage of Xbox Series X and S, including: reduced load times, instant resume, variable refresh rates, and more. Plus, experience 4K HDR Ultra visuals on Series X.

Gears 5: With all-out war descending, Kait Diaz breaks away to uncover her connection to the enemy and discovers the true danger to Sera – herself. New campaign features let you take your character and weapon skins into new playthroughs and

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Summer’s almost here—and what better way to kick things off than with a metaverse-wide block party? From June 4 through June 20, Roblox is inviting Xbox players from around the world to come together for an epic virtual celebration inspired by the much-anticipated film “In the Heights.”

Brought to life by “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and visionary director Jon M. Chu, “In the Heights” tells the story of how a vibrant neighborhood pulls together to keep their dreams alive. The musical features incredible performances that blend Latin, hip hop, and rap influences to deliver a universal message of hope, family, and togetherness. It’s the perfect backdrop to an uplifting and unifying event that celebrates the power of identity, culture, and community like never before.

Roblox - In the Heights

Taking cues from the film’s larger-than-life setting, we’ve recreated a block from the bustling New York City neighborhood of Washington Heights on Roblox for this exclusive … Read the rest

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Discolored

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A lonely roadside diner in the middle of the desert. The locals say it’s lost all its color. You are sent to investigate.

Discolored​ is a strange and surreal puzzle adventure, taking place over two-or-so hours in a single desolate location. Your mission: restore the color to this once-vibrant world. What caused the colors to disappear? How can they be brought back? As you explore, you'll solve an array of inventive puzzles and uncover a selection of clues – leading you to discover the deeper secrets of this strange place at the end of an abandoned highway.

Features:
First-person exploration fused with intricate and inventive puzzle-solving
A single environment that changes and expands as you play
A striking, pared-back aesthetic, with a beautiful haunting soundtrack
Designed to

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