Dragon Age Veteran Leaves BioWare; Xbox Boss Talks PS4 Crossplay – GS News

GameSpot News with Jess McDonell and Dan Crowd brings you the most cutting-edge and relevant video game news every day. Sometimes they get it wrong. But that’s okay because there’s nothing better than someone admitting their mistakes. Here’s a rundown of today’s stories:

Bioware Veteran Mark Laidlaw Leaves After 14 Years

Starting off with some sad news today—one of the key figures behind the development of Bioware’s most beloved franchises has announced his departure from the company. Mark Laidlaw worked on Jade Empire, Mass Effect, and most recently served as the creative director for the Dragon Age franchise.

Ed Boon Discusses Bringing Injustice 2 To Nintendo Switch

If you own and love your Nintendo Switch, you’ve probably had the thought: Why aren’t ALL my favourite games on this portable console I like to play all the time? That’s something we asked Ed Boon, the creator of the Mortal Kombat and Injustice games. Find out what he said!

Microsoft Boss Phil Spencer Drops A Bunch of Knowledge

We also had the chance to speak to Phil Spencer recently, and we asked him a bunch of questions regarding things you probably want to know about. These things may or may not include: Xbox One sales, Xbox One and PS4 cross-play, Xbox One Backward Compatibility plans, and what power level he is in Destiny 2. Will you be disappointed by his answers? Or will they reinforce your already unmalleable opinions? Only one way to know!

GameSpot News returns tomorrow with the Top 5 stories of the past week, so if you didn’t watch today’s episode, you can still impress your friends by watching tomorrow’s one!

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Shadow of War: How to Kill the Toughest Orcs in Mordor

The Orcs of Mordor come in all shapes and sizes, and in Shadow of War, you may find yourself fighting a lowly Captain who’s afraid of everything under the sun, or an extremely difficult legendary Overlord who’s immune to all the attacks that don’t already make him mad as hell. However, even the toughest Orcs and Ologs that are a higher level than you can be beat if you know how the Nemesis System works, and how to play it to your advantage. We’ve compiled several expert tips from our Shadow of War Wiki on how to beat even the strongest Orcs.

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IGN’s Next Big Game Looks at Assassin’s Creed Origins

IGN’s new video series Next Big Game is taking you to ancient Egypt by way of the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Origins.

With Next Big Game, we give you a look at the biggest and most exciting games coming down the pike, and break them down with the latest and greatest info from developers. That means you get the best look at new gameplay, behind the scenes secrets, development, and more.

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The X-Files May Bring Back Familiar Actor for Season 11

It looks like we may see Robert Patrick reprise his role as Agent John Doggett in season 11 of The X-Files.

In an interview with TVLine, the series creator Chris Carter revealed that Doggett was originally going to appear in an early episode of Season 11.

“I actually wrote him into an episode,” Carter explained. “But then I found out he wasn’t going to be available to us

 so I had to write him out of the episode… Scorpion is his first priority.”

Carter then teased fans by adding “That’s not to say you won’t see him this season…”

Patrick is also on board to step back into the role, according to TVLine and has confirmed that conflicting schedules with his TV drama Scorpion were what kept him from reappearing earlier.

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