Halo TV Series Cancelled at Paramount+

The Halo TV series will not be seeing a Season 3 – at least not at Paramount+. Following the release of Season 2 of Halo earlier this year, those in charge of the show were mum on the possibility of it returning for another slate of episodes. Since then, questions have continued to linger about the series and whether or not it would be coming back. Now, we finally have an answer, although the ...read more

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Unknown 9: Awakening Gameplay Showcases Haroona’s Abilities

A single-player, narrative-driven, linear action-adventure game can be hard to turn down, and with Unknown 9: Awakening, that’s exactly what Bandai Namco and developer Reflector Entertainment are promising. The game has turned its fair share of heads with its showings in the lead-up to its release, and Bandai Namco has now shared another extended gameplay walkthrough that shows nearly 10 ...read more

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The Precinct Has Been Delayed to Fall 2024

Upon its announcement last year, The Precinct turned quite a few heads with its promise of a top-down action game inspired by classic GTA titles, with you playing as a rookie cop instead of a criminal. With the game approaching its release under a month from now, however, developer Fallen Tree Games and publisher Kwalee have announced that the wait for The Precinct will last a little longer than ...read more

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Sea of Thieves Shows Off New Content Coming in Season 13

Online pirate action-adventure game Sea of Thieves has expanded upon its world event for the upcoming Season 13, which will give players a major choice to make, opposing or swearing allegiance to the villainous Captain Flameheart. Sea of Thieves players will have the option to take on Flameheart's dominating ship, The Burning Blade, or take control of it themselves when Season 13 launches on July ...read more

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Sony Accused of Hiking PS Store Prices But There’s More to the Story

Over the last two days, we noticed some online chatter about Sony hiking up PS Store game prices in Turkey, which has spawned some misleading headlines. The “controversy” stems from a single tweet presented without context, with some bizarre claims being thrown around. Who sets PS Store game prices? X user @SynthPotato shared a screenshot of Assassin’s Creed Shadows‘ PS Store page in ...read more

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Gundam Breaker 4 Open Network Test Starts Soon

Bandai Namco’s Gundam Breaker 4 will begin its open network test today for those wanting to try the game out on PS5 and PS4. The test build can already be downloaded ahead of the test sessions, which will give a taster of the hack-and-slash looter ahead of its full release on August 29. Three test sessions begin later today, July 18, and run until July 20. These are the session times for the ...read more

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The Witcher Season 5 Scripts Reportedly Already Finished

Production on The Witcher Season 4 is still underway, but it seems Netflix is wasting no time getting to work on the follow-up. According to sources for Redanian Intelligence, the scripts for Season 5 are now complete. That's actually not too surprising, as it was previously revealed that Season 5 will be the final one for the series, and actress Freya Allen (Ciri) told ComicBook earlier this ...read more

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Epic Games CEO Hints At 200-Player Fortnite Lobbies With Unreal 6

During a new interview with Matthew Ball, Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney hinted at the possibility of 200-player Fortnite lobbies with the next iteration of the studio's popular engine: Unreal Engine 6. Currently, Fortnite is restricted to 100 players per lobby in the free-to-play title's Battle Royale mode. According to Sweeney, this is down to server limitations that were in place ...read more

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Halo TV Series Cancelled at Paramount+

The Halo TV series will not be seeing a Season 3 – at least not at Paramount+. Following the release of Season 2 of Halo earlier this year, those in charge of the show were mum on the possibility of it returning for another slate of episodes. Since then, questions have continued to linger about the series and whether or not it would be coming back. Now, we finally have an answer, although the ...read more

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The Precinct Has Been Delayed to Fall 2024

Upon its announcement last year, The Precinct turned quite a few heads with its promise of a top-down action game inspired by classic GTA titles, with you playing as a rookie cop instead of a criminal. With the game approaching its release under a month from now, however, developer Fallen Tree Games and publisher Kwalee have announced that the wait for The Precinct will last a little longer than ...read more

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Sea of Thieves Shows Off New Content Coming in Season 13

Online pirate action-adventure game Sea of Thieves has expanded upon its world event for the upcoming Season 13, which will give players a major choice to make, opposing or swearing allegiance to the villainous Captain Flameheart. Sea of Thieves players will have the option to take on Flameheart's dominating ship, The Burning Blade, or take control of it themselves when Season 13 launches on July ...read more

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Epic Games CEO Hints At 200-Player Fortnite Lobbies With Unreal 6

During a new interview with Matthew Ball, Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney hinted at the possibility of 200-player Fortnite lobbies with the next iteration of the studio's popular engine: Unreal Engine 6. Currently, Fortnite is restricted to 100 players per lobby in the free-to-play title's Battle Royale mode. According to Sweeney, this is down to server limitations that were in place ...read more

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82% of American players made an in-game purchase last year

82% of American video game players made an in-game purchase last year. That’s according to Comscore’s 2024 State of Gaming Report, published by GI.biz, which was made in partnership with in-game advertising platform Anzu. According to the report, 62% of adults over the age of 18 played a video game, with millennials comprising 49%, followed by Gen Z at 13%. Of the people surveyed, ...read more

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PowerWash Simulator Releases Free Anniversary Update

It's been just over two years since PowerWash Simulator was first released, and to celebrate the occasion, developer FuturLab has released The Muckingham Files 3, a free anniversary update. In this update, players will have two new bonus jobs to complete: an aquarium and a submarine. Interestingly enough, these new jobs were suggested and voted on by the PowerWash Simulator community, so there ...read more

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Xbox Adding New Game Installation Options

Microsoft will be offering new options during Xbox game installations that will give users more freedom to choose which features to download. While most gamers can conveniently grab titles and updates when their Xbox is in Standby mode, the size of the downloads is what bothers some players. In the modern age of gaming where digital downloads are a huge part of the ecosystem, many fans are hoping ...read more

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Dead by Daylight Adds Lara Croft as Playable Survivor

Dead by Daylight has built up a reputation as the ultimate crossover of horror properties, having roped in playable characters from several major media franchises over the years, though its latest addition isn’t necessarily from the horror realm. Lara Croft, the protagonist of the Tomb Raider franchise, has joined Dead by Daylight. She joins the multiplayer horror title’s roster of ...read more

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The Precinct Has Been Delayed to Fall 2024

Upon its announcement last year, The Precinct turned quite a few heads with its promise of a top-down action game inspired by classic GTA titles, with you playing as a rookie cop instead of a criminal. With the game approaching its release under a month from now, however, developer Fallen Tree Games and publisher Kwalee have announced that the wait for The Precinct will last a little longer than ...read more

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Sea of Thieves Shows Off New Content Coming in Season 13

Online pirate action-adventure game Sea of Thieves has expanded upon its world event for the upcoming Season 13, which will give players a major choice to make, opposing or swearing allegiance to the villainous Captain Flameheart. Sea of Thieves players will have the option to take on Flameheart's dominating ship, The Burning Blade, or take control of it themselves when Season 13 launches on July ...read more

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Sony Accused of Hiking PS Store Prices But There’s More to the Story

Over the last two days, we noticed some online chatter about Sony hiking up PS Store game prices in Turkey, which has spawned some misleading headlines. The “controversy” stems from a single tweet presented without context, with some bizarre claims being thrown around. Who sets PS Store game prices? X user @SynthPotato shared a screenshot of Assassin’s Creed Shadows‘ PS Store page in ...read more

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Gundam Breaker 4 Open Network Test Starts Soon

Bandai Namco’s Gundam Breaker 4 will begin its open network test today for those wanting to try the game out on PS5 and PS4. The test build can already be downloaded ahead of the test sessions, which will give a taster of the hack-and-slash looter ahead of its full release on August 29. Three test sessions begin later today, July 18, and run until July 20. These are the session times for the ...read more

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Epic Games CEO Hints At 200-Player Fortnite Lobbies With Unreal 6

During a new interview with Matthew Ball, Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney hinted at the possibility of 200-player Fortnite lobbies with the next iteration of the studio's popular engine: Unreal Engine 6. Currently, Fortnite is restricted to 100 players per lobby in the free-to-play title's Battle Royale mode. According to Sweeney, this is down to server limitations that were in place ...read more

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82% of American players made an in-game purchase last year

82% of American video game players made an in-game purchase last year. That’s according to Comscore’s 2024 State of Gaming Report, published by GI.biz, which was made in partnership with in-game advertising platform Anzu. According to the report, 62% of adults over the age of 18 played a video game, with millennials comprising 49%, followed by Gen Z at 13%. Of the people surveyed, ...read more

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Final Fantasy 14 May Bring Back Some Familiar Enemies

WARNING: The following article contains MAJOR Spoilers for Final Fantasy 14: Dawntrail. Final Fantasy 14 producer and director Naoki Yoshida said in an interview that players may not be finished dealing with the Ascians just yet, as some of their mysteries remain. However, Yoshida could not divulge too many details about how the Ascians would factor into Final Fantasy 14 going ...read more

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Wait for PS5 Pro May Be Longer Than Expected

A reputable insider has cast doubt on the expected holiday 2024 release window for the currently unannounced PlayStation 5 Pro. The long-rumored mid-cycle upgrade for the PlayStation 5 extensively leaked earlier this year, with several insiders reporting a potential late 2024 launch for the PS5 Pro. However, it appears Sony's own plans may not align with these rumors. The PS5 Pro is set to be ...read more

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82% of American players made an in-game purchase last year

82% of American video game players made an in-game purchase last year. That’s according to Comscore’s 2024 State of Gaming Report, published by GI.biz, which was made in partnership with in-game advertising platform Anzu. According to the report, 62% of adults over the age of 18 played a video game, with millennials comprising 49%, followed by Gen Z at 13%. Of the people surveyed, ...read more

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Nintendo is releasing a new ‘2-way stand’ for Switch Joy-Cons

Nintendo has announced a new two-way Joy-Con charging stand for Nintendo Switch. Releasing in Japan on October 17, Nintendo says the stand will allow players to charge additional Joy-Cons on a stand while the Switch console is docked, or they can remove the stand and use it as a controller during gameplay. “This is recommended for those who have multiple Joy-Cons, such as when you want to ...read more

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Super Mario Party Jamboree Has Been Rated by the ESRB

Not many would have anticipated that Nintendo would have a third Mario Party title ready for the Switch before the end of the console’s lifecycle, but that is indeed one of several games for players to look forward to in the console’s surprisingly packed final year. And ahead of it October release, Super Mario Party Jamboree has also been rated by the ESRB, which means the game has hit ...read more

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Sea of Stars DLC and Co-op Details Will be Shared Later This Year

If you’re one of many who loved Sea of Stars upon its launch last year and are looking for excuses to jump back into its offerings, there are things to look forward to. Developer Sabotage Studio has previously confirmed that the game is set to receive a post-launch expansion, as well as a three-player co-op mode, and recently, it provided more brief updates on both upcoming additions. Both ...read more

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Rockstar May Bring GTA+ to Nintendo Switch

Surprisingly, it seems that GTA+ could be coming to Nintendo Switch. The subscription service is currently available on PlayStation and Xbox, but not on Nintendo's system. However, it seems plans could be changing, as the GTA+ section on Rockstar's official website briefly listed Switch as a platform. That has since changed, but not before images were shared on X/Twitter by user @TezFunz2. This ...read more

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Link will be playable in The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom

Link will be a playable character in The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom, it’s been revealed. Confirmation that players will be able to assume the role of Link comes via the US Entertainment Software Rating Board. “This is an adventure game in which players assume the role of Zelda as she attempts to dispel rifts throughout Hyrule and rescue Link,” reads the classification board’s ...read more

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Minecraft Developers Explain How The Games Paintings Are Created

Minecraft has released a new video sharing more about the process of creating the paintings available in the game. Though the function of paintings in the game is purely decorative, there is a great appreciation in the Minecraft community for these items. Paintings were first seen with the release of the "Minecraft Indev" update in February 2010. At the time, Minecraft added 19 paintings of ...read more

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Crash Bandicoot 5 Was Quietly Cancelled

It’s been four years since the launch of Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, leading many series fans to wonder how much longer the wait for the next instalment is going to stretch on. It turns out, however, that the next Crash game may have been quietly cancelled behind the scenes, as per someone who may have worked on it in some form. Nicholas Kole – an illustrator and character artist ...read more

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The Precinct Has Been Delayed to Fall 2024

Upon its announcement last year, The Precinct turned quite a few heads with its promise of a top-down action game inspired by classic GTA titles, with you playing as a rookie cop instead of a criminal. With the game approaching its release under a month from now, however, developer Fallen Tree Games and publisher Kwalee have announced that the wait for The Precinct will last a little longer than ...read more

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Sea of Thieves Shows Off New Content Coming in Season 13

Online pirate action-adventure game Sea of Thieves has expanded upon its world event for the upcoming Season 13, which will give players a major choice to make, opposing or swearing allegiance to the villainous Captain Flameheart. Sea of Thieves players will have the option to take on Flameheart's dominating ship, The Burning Blade, or take control of it themselves when Season 13 launches on July ...read more

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Epic Games CEO Hints At 200-Player Fortnite Lobbies With Unreal 6

During a new interview with Matthew Ball, Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney hinted at the possibility of 200-player Fortnite lobbies with the next iteration of the studio's popular engine: Unreal Engine 6. Currently, Fortnite is restricted to 100 players per lobby in the free-to-play title's Battle Royale mode. According to Sweeney, this is down to server limitations that were in place ...read more

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82% of American players made an in-game purchase last year

82% of American video game players made an in-game purchase last year. That’s according to Comscore’s 2024 State of Gaming Report, published by GI.biz, which was made in partnership with in-game advertising platform Anzu. According to the report, 62% of adults over the age of 18 played a video game, with millennials comprising 49%, followed by Gen Z at 13%. Of the people surveyed, ...read more

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Trump Shooter Left Message on Steam

Thomas Matthew Crooks, the 20-year-old who attempted to assassinate Donald Trump on July 13, left a message on Steam that said "July 13 will be my premiere, watch as it unfolds." July 13 was the date that Crooks attempted to assassinate former President Trump during his speech at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. Crooks shot Trump in the ear, killed a rally attendee, and injured two other ...read more

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PowerWash Simulator Releases Free Anniversary Update

It's been just over two years since PowerWash Simulator was first released, and to celebrate the occasion, developer FuturLab has released The Muckingham Files 3, a free anniversary update. In this update, players will have two new bonus jobs to complete: an aquarium and a submarine. Interestingly enough, these new jobs were suggested and voted on by the PowerWash Simulator community, so there ...read more

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Pacific Drive Has Sold Over 600,000 Units

After releasing the first major free content update for Pacific Drive, Ironwood Studios has announced over 600,000 copies sold. The survival crafting/rogue-lite driving title launched on February 22nd for PS5 and PC, garnering decent critical acclaim (currently 79 on Metacritic). “We are blown away by the response to Pacific Drive,” said Ironwood CEO and creative director Alex Dracott in a ...read more

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Dead by Daylight Adds Lara Croft as Playable Survivor

Dead by Daylight has built up a reputation as the ultimate crossover of horror properties, having roped in playable characters from several major media franchises over the years, though its latest addition isn’t necessarily from the horror realm. Lara Croft, the protagonist of the Tomb Raider franchise, has joined Dead by Daylight. She joins the multiplayer horror title’s roster of ...read more

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The Witcher Season 5 Scripts Reportedly Already Finished

Production on The Witcher Season 4 is still underway, but it seems Netflix is wasting no time getting to work on the follow-up. According to sources for Redanian Intelligence, the scripts for Season 5 are now complete. That's actually not too surprising, as it was previously revealed that Season 5 will be the final one for the series, and actress Freya Allen (Ciri) told ComicBook earlier this ...read more

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Resident Evil 7 Sales are Awful on Apple Devices

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is the latest game in the series to make the jump to Apple devices, releasing on the App Store at the start of this month. While it's still pretty early, it seems things aren't off to a great start. In a new report for Mobile Gamer, the outlet looked at estimated profits for Resident Evil 7 obtained from Appmagic. According to that report, the game has only made ...read more

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Hacking Group Claims to Have Stolen Over 1 TB of Data from Disney

Reports state that Disney has been hacked. Disney appears to be on top of the world when it comes to content creation right now. In addition to the new Deadpool movie coming out this month, plenty of Disney properties have upcoming or active releases. Many Marvel fans are looking forward to Marvel 1943: Rise of Hydra, which caught even more attention when it got a trailer showing off what Unreal ...read more

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Pokemon GO Suddenly Works in China

Players of Pokemon GO were recently surprised to discover that the game could function in China. The excitement was brief, however, as it was only accessible for roughly thirty minutes before Pokemon GO was seemingly patched with no word on what happened or how. Releasing in the summer of 2016, Pokemon GO began as an April Fools joke from Nintendo that grew into one of the most influential and ...read more

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Apple's big Siri upgrade will reportedly have a beta in January

As part of its iOS 18 updates coming this fall, Apple plans to launch at least some of its new Apple Intelligence AI service. According to the latest Power On weekly newsletter from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, some of the Apple Intelligence upgrades for its Siri voice assistant, which first launched in 2012, will also arrive this fall, including a new user interface design and integration with ...read more

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Sonic Mania's Dreamcast Port Is Looking Fantastic

Sonic Mania caused quite a sensation when it arrived a few years ago. A love letter to 2D Sonic developed by fans but with Sega's blessing, it ended up putting other, modern Sonic titles to shame – so it's little wonder that people are still keen to play it on as many platforms as possible, even today. SonicFreak94 announced some time ago the intention to port the game to Dreamcast, and ...read more

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YouTube demonetises Dr Disrespect’s channel

YouTube has demonetised Guy ‘Dr Disrespect’ Beahm‘s channel, following allegations he was banned from Twitch for messages sent to a minor. In a statement made to Kotaku, a YouTube spokesperson confirmed that Beahm was no longer able to make money from his YouTube videos and suspended his channel from the YouTube Partner Program.

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Fortnite Publisher Shares Potential Release Window For iOS

Four years ago, Apple shocked gamers around the world when it completely removed Fortnite from all iOS devices for violating App Store guidelines. Now, after a lengthy battle between Epic Games and Apple, Fortnite is finally set to return to iOS devices. At least, within the EU and UK, anyway. If you're wondering why Fortnite will only be returning to iOS devices within the EU and UK, it's ...read more

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Unknown 9: Awakening Gameplay Showcases Haroona’s Abilities

A single-player, narrative-driven, linear action-adventure game can be hard to turn down, and with Unknown 9: Awakening, that’s exactly what Bandai Namco and developer Reflector Entertainment are promising. The game has turned its fair share of heads with its showings in the lead-up to its release, and Bandai Namco has now shared another extended gameplay walkthrough that shows nearly 10 ...read more

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The Precinct Has Been Delayed to Fall 2024

Upon its announcement last year, The Precinct turned quite a few heads with its promise of a top-down action game inspired by classic GTA titles, with you playing as a rookie cop instead of a criminal. With the game approaching its release under a month from now, however, developer Fallen Tree Games and publisher Kwalee have announced that the wait for The Precinct will last a little longer than ...read more

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Splitgate 2 Announced with First Trailer

Splitgate 2 was announced on Thursday by developer 1047 Games after the studio teased this week that something new was on the way. A follow-up to the portal-based shooter Splitgate that released years ago and was expected to give Halo and other sci-fi shooters some competition, this new evolution of the formula will be out at some point in 2025 for the Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, ...read more

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PowerWash Simulator Releases Free Anniversary Update

It's been just over two years since PowerWash Simulator was first released, and to celebrate the occasion, developer FuturLab has released The Muckingham Files 3, a free anniversary update. In this update, players will have two new bonus jobs to complete: an aquarium and a submarine. Interestingly enough, these new jobs were suggested and voted on by the PowerWash Simulator community, so there ...read more

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Sonic X Shadow Generations Trailer Compares Classic and Remastered

Sonic X Shadow Generations arrives this Fall, and a new trailer is available to showcase how some of Shadow’s stages look. We’ve seen Space Colony Ark and Radical Highway in remastered form, but now we look at levels from Sonic Heroes and Sonic the Hedgehog (2006). Check it out below. The additional space and a higher field of view are worth noting, but the improved lighting and textures ...read more

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Dead by Daylight Adds Lara Croft as Playable Survivor

Dead by Daylight has built up a reputation as the ultimate crossover of horror properties, having roped in playable characters from several major media franchises over the years, though its latest addition isn’t necessarily from the horror realm. Lara Croft, the protagonist of the Tomb Raider franchise, has joined Dead by Daylight. She joins the multiplayer horror title’s roster of ...read more

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Star Wars Outlaws Showcases Stealth, Ship Combat, and More in New Game

With Star Wars Outlaws set to launch in a little over a month, we’ve been seeing an increasing amount of gameplay for the open world action-adventure title, and courtesy of IGN, we have another 10 minutes to look at. Newly uploaded gameplay showcases an entirely new mission that sees Kay tracking down an Expert – a Jawa technician – who she’s hoping will install a laser turret on her ...read more

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Call of Duty Reveals New WWE Operators Releasing With Season 5

Activision has revealed the full extent of its upcoming WWE crossover that will be seen across both Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III and Call of Duty: Warzone. This past week, the first teaser of this WWE collab for Season 5 of MW3 and Warzone was dropped. While details on this crossover were sparse, Activision teased that it would be bringing three WWE superstars to Call of Duty as Operators ...read more

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