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Star Wars Outlaws: Detailed First Look at Open Galaxy Gameplay

By Mazen (Mithrie) Turkmani
Published: July 9, 2024 at 10:16 PM BST

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📺 SCHiM Release Date Announced for Multiple Platforms

SCHiM will be releasing on July 18, 2024, for Xbox, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC via Steam. The highly anticipated 3D platformer challenges players to navigate through a world of shadows, jumping from one to another to progress through its unique levels. This innovative gameplay mechanic sets SCHiM apart from traditional platformers, promising an engaging and fresh experience for gamers. For those who enjoy exploring creative game design and inventive gameplay, SCHiM is sure to be a standout title this summer.

The release date trailer for SCHiM has generated significant buzz, showcasing the game's stunning visuals and intriguing shadow-jumping mechanics. As an experienced gamer, I can confidently say that SCHiM's combination of puzzle-solving and platforming is a refreshing addition to the genre. Watch the SCHiM release date trailer for a glimpse of what to expect from this exciting new release.

📺 Ubisoft Japan Apologizes for Flag Controversy in Assassin's Creed Shadows

Ubisoft Japan has issued an apology for featuring the Sekigahara Battlefield Hospitality Union Flag during the Assassin's Creed Shadows gameplay reveal. The flag, associated with a reenactment group in Japan, sparked controversy as it was deemed inappropriate for the game's historical setting. This incident has drawn parallels to including a civil war reenactment flag in an American Civil War game, highlighting the sensitivity required in accurately representing historical elements.

The apology comes amidst other controversies surrounding Assassin's Creed Shadows, particularly regarding the game's character selection. Fans have expressed their concerns over the inclusion of a black samurai in the feudal Japan setting, arguing it strays from historical accuracy. Read more about the controversy and Ubisoft's response. Assassin's Creed Shadows is set to release on November 15, 2024, and despite these controversies, it remains one of the most anticipated titles of the year.

For those who have followed the Assassin's Creed series, each installment brings a unique historical period to life, blending action, adventure, and rich storytelling. The Assassin's Creed Shadows promises to offer an immersive experience in feudal Japan, albeit with some creative liberties. Watch the official world premiere trailer to see the game in action and decide for yourself if it lives up to the series' legacy.

📺 Star Wars Outlaws: Open Galaxy Gameplay Preview

IGN has released a detailed preview of Star Wars Outlaws, providing an in-depth look at the game's open world gameplay. Set between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, Star Wars Outlaws allows players to explore an expansive galaxy with five Star Wars planets. Four of these planets are well-known from the Star Wars universe, while the fifth is a unique creation made in collaboration with LucasArt Games.

The preview highlights the game's ambitious scope, promising a seamless open world experience where players can engage in various activities, from space combat to ground missions. The anticipation for Star Wars Outlaws is palpable, with its release date set for August 30, 2024. For fans of the Star Wars franchise, this game represents a dream come true, offering an unparalleled level of freedom and immersion in a beloved universe. Read IGN's full preview for more insights into the gameplay and features.

Massive Entertainment, the developers behind Star Wars Outlaws, have a track record of creating expansive and engaging open world games. Their expertise, combined with the rich lore of Star Wars, sets the stage for a potentially groundbreaking title. Whether you're a long-time fan or new to the Star Wars games, Star Wars Outlaws promises an adventure like no other. Watch the gameplay preview to see what awaits you in this exciting new release.

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