Sega Had To Confirm That Official Sonic Frontiers Art Isn't Fan Made

The Sonic fanbase is in a weird place right now. The promotional material for Sonic Frontiers has divided opinion, to say the least, with some feeling more hyped than ever, and others convinced it will be another flop. So, when some art that pretty much everyone liked was released, a bunch of fans refused to believe it was real. That's right - Sonic Team just had to confirm that a piece of key ...read more

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Spider-Man Compilation Celebrates PS4 Mods Ahead of PC Release

Marvel’s Spider-Man’s remastered edition finally arrives on PC next week after its surprise port announcement during the PlayStation State of Play in June. With it will come an exceptional resolution and frame rate, ultra-wide monitor support, and ray-traced reflections with players capable of pushing its graphical fidelity even further with their own hardware. This is good news for fans ...read more

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Someone Is Modding Sonic.EXE Into Origins

Remember Sonic.EXE? The hold this creepypasta had on the internet in the early 2010s cannot be overstated. It was everywhere. And we all found it bloody terrifying. Starting out as an internet urban legend, Sonic.EXE later spawned into a bunch of fan games, all hellbent on terrifying you even further. And now, a Sonic Origins mod continues in this proud tradition. Sonic Origins: Sonic.EXE ...read more

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Beyond Good and Evil 2 Gets a New Lead Writer

Beyond Good and Evil 2 is one of those games seemingly stuck in development hell, but at least we know it seems to still be alive and now has a new lead writer. Blizzard’s former narrative designer Sarah Arellano has joined Ubisoft Montpellier in the aforementioned role, but it does suggest the game’s development is nowhere near finished.

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Some Sonic Origins Players Still Can't Boot Up The Game

The version 1.4 patch for Sonic Origins just dropped, fixing almost 80 known bugs found in the retro collection game. However, some players are still completely unable to launch the game on PC, with an apparant oversight making it impossible to boot it up on the platform. According to some players, anyone with a unicode character in their Windows name (any symbol that doesn't appear on usual ...read more

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Netflix may be adding games, but hardly anyone's playing them

Less than 1% of Netflix subscribers are playing the games the service offers, according to data from Apptopia. The streaming firm launched its mobile gaming platform in November last year and has been expanding the range of games since. It hoped that games would keep customers subscribed to the platform between new series of TV shows and help make the service more attractive with competition ...read more

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DBFZ Announces Rollback Netcode Update At Evo 2022

Bandai Namco and Dragon Ball FighterZ producer Tomoko Hiroki announced after the Top 8 finals at Evo 2022 that the game is getting rollback netcode in a future update on PS5, Xbox Series, and PC via Steam. She also specified that they have no further plans for additional characters and that they believe the game has been fine-tuned enough, which means no more balance patches either. Needless ...read more

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Tekken 8 Seemingly Teased at Evo 2022

It looks like Bandai Namco Entertainment just teased Tekken 8 to coincide with Evo 2022. Since 1994, Tekken has been one of the most popular fighting game franchises and has received numerous installments and spin-offs. And while Bandai Namco has largely continued to support 2015's release of Tekken 7 over the past number of years rather than release a new installment, it looks like Tekken 8 ...read more

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Sega Had To Confirm That Official Sonic Frontiers Art Isn't Fan Made

The Sonic fanbase is in a weird place right now. The promotional material for Sonic Frontiers has divided opinion, to say the least, with some feeling more hyped than ever, and others convinced it will be another flop. So, when some art that pretty much everyone liked was released, a bunch of fans refused to believe it was real. That's right - Sonic Team just had to confirm that a piece of key ...read more

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Beyond Good and Evil 2 Gets a New Lead Writer

Beyond Good and Evil 2 is one of those games seemingly stuck in development hell, but at least we know it seems to still be alive and now has a new lead writer. Blizzard’s former narrative designer Sarah Arellano has joined Ubisoft Montpellier in the aforementioned role, but it does suggest the game’s development is nowhere near finished.

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DBFZ Announces Rollback Netcode Update At Evo 2022

Bandai Namco and Dragon Ball FighterZ producer Tomoko Hiroki announced after the Top 8 finals at Evo 2022 that the game is getting rollback netcode in a future update on PS5, Xbox Series, and PC via Steam. She also specified that they have no further plans for additional characters and that they believe the game has been fine-tuned enough, which means no more balance patches either. Needless ...read more

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Tekken 8 Seemingly Teased at Evo 2022

It looks like Bandai Namco Entertainment just teased Tekken 8 to coincide with Evo 2022. Since 1994, Tekken has been one of the most popular fighting game franchises and has received numerous installments and spin-offs. And while Bandai Namco has largely continued to support 2015's release of Tekken 7 over the past number of years rather than release a new installment, it looks like Tekken 8 ...read more

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Square Enix Could Be Selling Stakes In Even More Studios

Following its latest earnings call, Square Enix is reportedly looking to sell stakes in some of its development studios in an effort to devote more resources to select titles. According to games industry analyst David Gibson, the publisher will be reviewing its portfolio to see which studios it will want to retain full ownership of or offer stakes to other interested companies. As Gibson ...read more

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Multiversus arcade mode announced as first champions crowned

A Multiversus arcade mode joins ranked mode and new characters Rick and Morty for the season one update to the Warner Bros fighting game. Tony Huynh from developer Player First Games took to the stage to tease the game’s roadmap at EVO 2022 ahead of the top eight finals, which saw the team of Nakat and Void take the crown as the first Multiversus tournament champions after fighting back from ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Might Receive An Armored Vehicle In Future Seasons

According to a recent leak by dataminers, they have found an armored vehicle inside the unreleased content for Battlefield 2042, which might still be a part of the plan for the game’s post-launch updates. It’s been nearly 9 months since the launch of Battlefield 2042, and DICE has only launched one season of post-launch content for the game so far. That being said, Battlefield 2042 is ...read more

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Halo Infinite's Drop Pod simplifies helmet customization

In a new Halo Waypoint post, the studio behind Halo Infinite confirmed that it is simplifying helmet customization but allowing all visors to work on all cores, even though previously, they were spread across the five armor cores. Following fan feedback - and despite "some complexities" - the update will also allow "certain" Mark VII helmet attachments to be worn across multiple Mark VII ...read more

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Sega Had To Confirm That Official Sonic Frontiers Art Isn't Fan Made

The Sonic fanbase is in a weird place right now. The promotional material for Sonic Frontiers has divided opinion, to say the least, with some feeling more hyped than ever, and others convinced it will be another flop. So, when some art that pretty much everyone liked was released, a bunch of fans refused to believe it was real. That's right - Sonic Team just had to confirm that a piece of key ...read more

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Spider-Man Compilation Celebrates PS4 Mods Ahead of PC Release

Marvel’s Spider-Man’s remastered edition finally arrives on PC next week after its surprise port announcement during the PlayStation State of Play in June. With it will come an exceptional resolution and frame rate, ultra-wide monitor support, and ray-traced reflections with players capable of pushing its graphical fidelity even further with their own hardware. This is good news for fans ...read more

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Beyond Good and Evil 2 Gets a New Lead Writer

Beyond Good and Evil 2 is one of those games seemingly stuck in development hell, but at least we know it seems to still be alive and now has a new lead writer. Blizzard’s former narrative designer Sarah Arellano has joined Ubisoft Montpellier in the aforementioned role, but it does suggest the game’s development is nowhere near finished.

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DBFZ Announces Rollback Netcode Update At Evo 2022

Bandai Namco and Dragon Ball FighterZ producer Tomoko Hiroki announced after the Top 8 finals at Evo 2022 that the game is getting rollback netcode in a future update on PS5, Xbox Series, and PC via Steam. She also specified that they have no further plans for additional characters and that they believe the game has been fine-tuned enough, which means no more balance patches either. Needless ...read more

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Tekken 8 Seemingly Teased at Evo 2022

It looks like Bandai Namco Entertainment just teased Tekken 8 to coincide with Evo 2022. Since 1994, Tekken has been one of the most popular fighting game franchises and has received numerous installments and spin-offs. And while Bandai Namco has largely continued to support 2015's release of Tekken 7 over the past number of years rather than release a new installment, it looks like Tekken 8 ...read more

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The Last of Us Part 1 Footage Continues to Leak Online

New footage from Naughty Dog's upcoming remake of The Last of Us has continued to leak online. In recent weeks, The Last of Us Part 1, which is the formal title of this new version of the game, has seen numerous cutscenes and bits of gameplay footage appear on the internet. And while Naughty Dog itself has already shown off some extensive new gameplay from the title, new clips have continued to ...read more

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Square Enix Could Be Selling Stakes In Even More Studios

Following its latest earnings call, Square Enix is reportedly looking to sell stakes in some of its development studios in an effort to devote more resources to select titles. According to games industry analyst David Gibson, the publisher will be reviewing its portfolio to see which studios it will want to retain full ownership of or offer stakes to other interested companies. As Gibson ...read more

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Multiversus arcade mode announced as first champions crowned

A Multiversus arcade mode joins ranked mode and new characters Rick and Morty for the season one update to the Warner Bros fighting game. Tony Huynh from developer Player First Games took to the stage to tease the game’s roadmap at EVO 2022 ahead of the top eight finals, which saw the team of Nakat and Void take the crown as the first Multiversus tournament champions after fighting back from ...read more

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Square Enix Could Be Selling Stakes In Even More Studios

Following its latest earnings call, Square Enix is reportedly looking to sell stakes in some of its development studios in an effort to devote more resources to select titles. According to games industry analyst David Gibson, the publisher will be reviewing its portfolio to see which studios it will want to retain full ownership of or offer stakes to other interested companies. As Gibson ...read more

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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Accolades Trailer Highlights Critical Praise

Monolith Soft’s Xenoblade Chronicles 3 was released last week for Nintendo Switch and has garnered a significant amount of critical praise. Nintendo has released a new trailer highlighting some of the accolades that it’s earned. Check it out below. Set in a new world, Aionios, the story sees two nations – Keves and Agnus – at perpetual war. However, when Noah, Lanz, and Eunie of the ...read more

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC Tracks Potentially Leaked By Music Files

A video posted by YouTube user BL, as seen below, showed off very short snippets of music themes belonging to 15 different old tracks from Mario Kart‘s extensive catalog. Each clip is little more than a second long, but they were long enough for hardcore fans to discern and list the tracks these themes belonged to. As relayed by BL, these music files are supposedly ‘prefetch’ files, which ...read more

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New Sonic Origins update finally fixes Tails’ AI issues

A new update for Sonic Mania is currently in the process of rolling out, with PlayStation players having received the update earlier today. The patch notes for the update are small, with only two items on the list giving explicit descriptions of what’s being fixed, but one issue, that being Tails disappearing off screen during hectic moments of gameplay in Sonic 2, will likely be appreciated ...read more

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Steam Beta Adds Full Switch Joy-Con Support

Valve is continuously making improvements and expanding ways in which players can play games on Steam, and with the latest update, it's now possible to use Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers on the beta client Sharing the news on August 4 in a new community post, Valve announced that the Steam beta client will now allow players to input Nintendo Joy-Con controllers, both individually as a ...read more

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Nintendo ‘will not be announcing new hardware this year’

Nintendo will not be announcing a Switch Pro or the successor to the Switch this year, it’s been reported. A new article by Nikkei analyses Nintendo’s recent sales report, which states a decline in hardware and software sales year-on-year for the three months ending June 2022. Nikkei’s article claims that because of Nintendo’s focus on achieving its current sales plan, it’s ...read more

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Kirby and the Forgotten Land has already smashed series records

Nintendo says Kirby and the Forgotten Land has seen the “highest sell-through” for any entry in the series to date. The critically acclaimed Switch title has sold 4 million copies in its first 15 weeks, which Nintendo claims is a record for the series. However, it’s widely claimed online that Kirby’s Dream Land on the Game Boy sold over 5 million copies – a stat often attributed ...read more

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Hits 46.82 Million Units

In addition to updated Nintendo Switch hardware sales, Nintendo also updated its list of top-selling first-party titles. As of June 30th, 2022, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe continues to lead the pack with 46.82 million units sold. The long-standing kart racer sees the release of Wave 2 from its Booster Course Pass on August 4th, which adds one new and seven remastered tracks. Animal Crossing: New ...read more

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Sega Had To Confirm That Official Sonic Frontiers Art Isn't Fan Made

The Sonic fanbase is in a weird place right now. The promotional material for Sonic Frontiers has divided opinion, to say the least, with some feeling more hyped than ever, and others convinced it will be another flop. So, when some art that pretty much everyone liked was released, a bunch of fans refused to believe it was real. That's right - Sonic Team just had to confirm that a piece of key ...read more

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Spider-Man Compilation Celebrates PS4 Mods Ahead of PC Release

Marvel’s Spider-Man’s remastered edition finally arrives on PC next week after its surprise port announcement during the PlayStation State of Play in June. With it will come an exceptional resolution and frame rate, ultra-wide monitor support, and ray-traced reflections with players capable of pushing its graphical fidelity even further with their own hardware. This is good news for fans ...read more

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Someone Is Modding Sonic.EXE Into Origins

Remember Sonic.EXE? The hold this creepypasta had on the internet in the early 2010s cannot be overstated. It was everywhere. And we all found it bloody terrifying. Starting out as an internet urban legend, Sonic.EXE later spawned into a bunch of fan games, all hellbent on terrifying you even further. And now, a Sonic Origins mod continues in this proud tradition. Sonic Origins: Sonic.EXE ...read more

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Beyond Good and Evil 2 Gets a New Lead Writer

Beyond Good and Evil 2 is one of those games seemingly stuck in development hell, but at least we know it seems to still be alive and now has a new lead writer. Blizzard’s former narrative designer Sarah Arellano has joined Ubisoft Montpellier in the aforementioned role, but it does suggest the game’s development is nowhere near finished.

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Some Sonic Origins Players Still Can't Boot Up The Game

The version 1.4 patch for Sonic Origins just dropped, fixing almost 80 known bugs found in the retro collection game. However, some players are still completely unable to launch the game on PC, with an apparant oversight making it impossible to boot it up on the platform. According to some players, anyone with a unicode character in their Windows name (any symbol that doesn't appear on usual ...read more

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Tekken 8 Seemingly Teased at Evo 2022

It looks like Bandai Namco Entertainment just teased Tekken 8 to coincide with Evo 2022. Since 1994, Tekken has been one of the most popular fighting game franchises and has received numerous installments and spin-offs. And while Bandai Namco has largely continued to support 2015's release of Tekken 7 over the past number of years rather than release a new installment, it looks like Tekken 8 ...read more

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Square Enix Could Be Selling Stakes In Even More Studios

Following its latest earnings call, Square Enix is reportedly looking to sell stakes in some of its development studios in an effort to devote more resources to select titles. According to games industry analyst David Gibson, the publisher will be reviewing its portfolio to see which studios it will want to retain full ownership of or offer stakes to other interested companies. As Gibson ...read more

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Multiversus arcade mode announced as first champions crowned

A Multiversus arcade mode joins ranked mode and new characters Rick and Morty for the season one update to the Warner Bros fighting game. Tony Huynh from developer Player First Games took to the stage to tease the game’s roadmap at EVO 2022 ahead of the top eight finals, which saw the team of Nakat and Void take the crown as the first Multiversus tournament champions after fighting back from ...read more

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Netflix may be adding games, but hardly anyone's playing them

Less than 1% of Netflix subscribers are playing the games the service offers, according to data from Apptopia. The streaming firm launched its mobile gaming platform in November last year and has been expanding the range of games since. It hoped that games would keep customers subscribed to the platform between new series of TV shows and help make the service more attractive with competition ...read more

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Diablo Immortal has made $100 million through mobile alone

Diablo Immortal players have spent over $100 million on the RPG’s mobile version since it launched two months ago. That comes from Sensor Tower, which shares that Diablo Immortal is one of the fastest mobile games to achieve the feat. It reportedly took Pokemon Go just two weeks to reach the figure, whereas Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Heroes took ten weeks. Looking beyond that, Sensor Tower ...read more

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Meta Quest 2 is getting a $100 price increase in August

Reality Labs has announced plans to increase the Meta Quest 2 price by $100 beginning next month. “Starting in August, Meta Quest 2 will cost $399.99 USD and $499.99 USD for the 128GB and 256GB versions respectively,” it said. “Alongside these changes, we’ll also increase the prices for Meta Quest 2 accessories and refurbished units.” The blog post didn’t confirm new UK ...read more

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Call of Duty Mobile is Crossing Over with Ghost in the Shell

Originally released in 2019, Call of Duty: Mobile is a game that Activision continues to regularly support. Like many other online games, Call of Duty: Mobile comes out with new content on a seasonal basis in order to keep players engaged. The latest season of the game will feature a crossover with the popular Japanese franchise, Ghost in the Shell. Ghost in the Shell is a long-running ...read more

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China's Gaming Crackdown Causes Its First Ever Market Decline

China's official figures have shown that its video games industry has declined for the first time since data has been made available. The country's massive video games sector, which is the world's largest, has seen its revenues fall in the first half of 2022 for the first time since data became public 14 years ago (via Reuters). The sector's combined revenue dropped 1.8 percent to 147.7 ...read more

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Epic won’t ban NFT games in response to Minecraft’s stance

Epic boss Tim Sweeney has said that the company won’t ban the sale of games featuring NFTs on its Epic Games Store platform, claiming it’s wrong to “interfere” in how developers make their games. On Wednesday, Mojang – the Microsoft-owned studio behind Minecraft – stated that it has no plans to support NFTs in the game, in an article which has been celebrated by players. Sweeney ...read more

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Mojang Forbids NFTs From Being Integrated With Minecraft

Mojang has posted an update regarding their stance on NFT and related technologies, saying they won’t “support or allow” the integration of this technology into Minecraft. In the statement posted on the company’s website, Mojang continued by saying NFTs are not compatible with the values of Minecraft. “NFTs, however, can create models of scarcity and exclusion that conflict with our ...read more

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UK Government Warns Of Legislations If Loot Boxes Aren't Addressed

Over the last two months, governing bodies from various European countries have addressed the exploitative nature of loot boxes, especially those found in EA's sport games. In June, a study backed by 18 countries branded loot boxes "exploitative". The Netherlands is at the forefront of this movement, with six political parties supporting a motion that would compel developers to remove them from ...read more

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FIFA 23’s New Trailer Offers a Deep Dive into the Matchday Experience

EA has released a new trailer for FIFA 23, this time around focusing on showing off the new Matchday Experience through a deep dive. Check out the 7-minutes-long deep dive below. One of the biggest upgrades in FIFA 23 over its predecessor is the new pitch when it comes to graphics. According to presentation producer Fab Muoio, the studio was able to make use of the PS5’s and Xbox Series ...read more

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Gotham Knights Reveals New Cinematic

Gotham Knights developer WB Games Montreal has revealed a new cinematic from the upcoming video game. While the vast majority of what has been revealed so far from the title sees the four playable characters -- Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood, and Robin -- suited up to kick butts and take names, the newly revealed cinematic featuring Batgirl and Nightwing goes in something of a different ...read more

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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Accolades Trailer Highlights Critical Praise

Monolith Soft’s Xenoblade Chronicles 3 was released last week for Nintendo Switch and has garnered a significant amount of critical praise. Nintendo has released a new trailer highlighting some of the accolades that it’s earned. Check it out below. Set in a new world, Aionios, the story sees two nations – Keves and Agnus – at perpetual war. However, when Noah, Lanz, and Eunie of the ...read more

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Two Point Campus Gets a new Launch Trailer

Two Point Studios has released a new launch trailer for its upcoming university management sim Two Point Campus. The trailer shows off an emphasis on the goofy sense of humour for the game. Check it out below. The trailer shows off some of the facilities that can be built in Two Point Campus, with examples including a cauldron for some sort of magical potions class and an obstacle course for ...read more

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Gotham Knights Video Showcases 28 Different Suits

Coverage of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Gotham Knights continues on IGN First, this time with a new video showcasing all 28 suits in the game. Along with suit styles which offer different looks and stats, there’s transmog which is cosmetic-only. There are 11 different suit style sets for a total of 44 suits, though that number doesn’t include transmog. Two of these, Beyond ...read more

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Pokémon Scarlet & Violet trailer shows off rideable legendary Pokémon

A new Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet trailer has shown off rideable legendary Pokémon as well as more of the Paldea region. Players will be able to traverse Paldea using new legendary Pokémon Koraidon (exclusive to Scarlet) and Miraidon (exclusive to Violet), which they’ll be able to ride, fly and sail on. Trainers will embark on a “treasure hunt” which will serve as one of ...read more

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Nintendo also reports sales decline as Switch hits 111m

Nintendo hardware and software sales both declined year-on-year for the three months ended June 2022, which the company blamed partly on component shortages. Hardware sales for Nintendo’s Q1 totalled 3.43 million units (down 22.9% year-on-year) and software sales totalled 41.41 million units (down 8.6%). Net sales were also down 4.7% to 307.4bn yen. However, net profits were up 28.3% ...read more

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Destroy All Humans! 2: Reprobed Trailer Details Various Locations

THQ Nordic and Black Forest Games continue to hype up Destroy All Humans! 2: Reprobed, the remake of 2006’s Destroy All Humans! 2. It showcases the different locations in which protagonist Crypto can venture and cause mass destruction. These include Albion, Takoshima, Solaris, Bay City, and Tunguska. Check it out below. Much like the previous game, Destroy All Humans! 2: Reprobed is all ...read more

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