Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Release Date Announced, And It's Soon  [LINK]
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, the Animal Crossing game for mobile that was announced during a Nintendo Direct in October, finally has an official release date. The game will launch worldwide on November 22, according to the game's Twitter account.Pocket Camp soft-launched in Australia late last month. It's common for big games to launch in smaller markets for the purposes of testing before coming ... [Read More]
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EA Stock Price Drops After Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransaction Removal  [LINK]
Late last week, on the eve of Star Wars: Battlefront II's wide release, Electronic Arts made the huge announcement that it was temporarily removing microtransactions. EA did so in the wake of a wave of criticism about how players could spend money to buy loot boxes, which contain items that theoretically provide an advantage on the battlefield. It appears that Wall Street is taking notice of this ... [Read More]
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Jeffrey Tambor Leaves Transparent Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations  [LINK]
Actor Jeffrey Tambor has dropped out of the Emmy-winning Amazon TV Transparent amid sexual harassment allegations by members of the production team. Speaking to Deadline, Tambor said playing Maura Pfefferman on the show as "one of the greatest privileges and creative experiences of my life."He added that it has become clear over the past two weeks that "this is no longer the job I signed up for fo... [Read More]
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Top New Games Out This Week On Nintendo Switch, PS4, PC, And 3DS - November 19  [LINK]
Every Sunday, New Releases takes a look at some of the hottest games releasing that week, and this time around we have lots of options for gaming on the go. Of course, you could also stay home and play Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV on your PlayStation VR. Alternatively, you can cook up some fun with Battle Chef Brigade, or lay the smackdown on some thugs in River City: Rival Showdown. You ... [Read More]
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PlayStation's News This Week Is All About Black Friday Deals and Game Updates  [LINK]
From the highly negative response to the release of Star Wars Battlefront 2 and its quick, but temporary, elimination of microtransactions, this week has had a lot in store not only for the industry as a whole, but on PlayStation's front as well. This week has meant a plethora of pre-Black Friday sales and retailer ads, as well as a number of updates to fan-favorite titles.New and Forthcoming Rele... [Read More]
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Justice League Opens Below Expectations In The US  [LINK]
The newest Warner Bros. superhero movie, Justice League, opened on Friday and it was a big hit, bringing in $96 million in the US and Canada to open at No. 1, according to Entertainment Weekly. However, that figure is below industry predictions of around $110 million. Not only that, but Justice League is now the first of the five DC Extended Universe films to open with less than $100 million in th... [Read More]
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Valkyria Chronicles 4 Announced For PS4, Xbox One, And Switch  [LINK]
The next Valkyria Chronicles game has been announced. Valkyria Chronicles 4 is due out in Spring 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, publisher Sega announced today.Valkyria Chronicles 4 is set in the same timeline as the previous games, taking place in 1935 in the midst of a World War II-inspired battle between the Atlantic Federation and the Autocratic Eastern Imperial Alliance... [Read More]
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Mario Odyssey: Where to Find Princess Peach in Every Kingdom  [LINK]
See where you can find a familiar face hiding in each Kingdom in Super Mario Odyssey. [Read More]
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Physical version of Friday The 13th: The Game discounted to below $30  [LINK]
The physical version of Friday The 13th: The Game has been discounted to $29.99 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. [Read More]
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Pokémon Go Event Challenges Players to Catch 3 Billion Pokémon for Limited-Time Rewards  [LINK]
Pokémon Go studio Niantic has today announced a new event for dedicated Pokémon Go players, which the developer has dubbed its “first-ever Global Catch Challenge.” Players will be challenged to catch a combined three billion Pokémon in just seven days, and there will be a variety of awards unlocked should the community reach key milestones during the challenge. Th... [Read More]
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Does the EarthBound Series Have a Future?  [LINK]
Alex S. from Link-Cable writes: "Of all of Nintendos franchises, theres none that has gotten the short end of the stick as much as the EarthBound (or Mother) series. Year in and year out fans of the whimsical RPG franchise anticipate every single E3 conference, Tokyo Game Show and Nintendo Direct in the hopes of something related to the series making its way to their Nintendo systems and every yea... [Read More]
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Now Streaming  [LINK]
It's one of the biggest launch period of the year, and we're here to hang out and chill. If you've got questions, hop into the live chat and we'll try to answer them. Star Wars Battlefront II released this week, so we're checking out the campaign and more. Feel free to join IGN's Fran Mirabella III (FM3) on Twitch, as he tries it out at home. You may know Fran from his IGN64 and IGNcube days, or m... [Read More]
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Xenoblade Chronicles 2s opening hours have me craving more | GodisaGeek  [LINK]
Mikhail Madnani: " Im looking forward to putting more time into this massive game and probably will never stop gushing about the excellent soundtrack which will most likely get even better as the game progresses." [Read More]
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Sonic Forces Speed Battle Review by Gaming on Batteries  [LINK]
Carl Williams writes, "You would think Sega would have been all over bringing Sonic to mobile devices considering the popularity of endless runners. Only in the last couple of years have they taken up this combination in earnest. Early on we saw Sonic the Hedgehog hit mobile with Sonic 4 Episode 1 and Episode 2 (and due to poor sales, no more). That is the past, and Sega has seemingly learned thei... [Read More]
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Wuppo Review | XboxGamerReviews  [LINK]
The world of Wuppo is nothing short of intriguing. The game's art style is an interesting blend of Paper Mario and Microsoft Paint, which just adds on to the already charming nature of this adventure platformer. Wuppo is the story of a particularly round, particularly sloppy little wum. [Read More]
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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Worldwide Release Date  [LINK]
Nintendo's latest mobile game Animal Crossing Pocket Camp finally has a worldwide release date. Announced via the Animal Crossing Twitter account, Pocket Camp will come to mobile devices around the world on the November 22. Last month's Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct dropped the news that we would see the game come late this month, but until now we didn't have an official release date. We re... [Read More]
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Geek Review: Little Nightmares The Secrets of the Maw: The Hideaway DLC | Geek Culture  [LINK]
The Hideaway is another great addition to Little Nightmares, continuing the adventures of the boy. The inclusion of the gnomes as more than just a collectible is fun and adds a bit of adorableness to an otherwise creepy game. [Read More]
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Road Rage Review - A Few Stumbles Across the Finish Line | Raging Gazebo  [LINK]
Chris Wheatley from Raging Gazebo writes: "Road Rage isnt a re-hash of the popular Road Rash series; that becomes evident rather quickly. The only likeness there is between the two motorcycle combat titles is exactly that: motorcycles and combat. Team6 clearly didnt put their heart and soul into this stumbling racer, but managed to create something just thrilling enough to get passed the fans wait... [Read More]
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Blog Post: Valkyria Chronicles 4 Coming In 2018  [LINK]
Sega has released a trailer for Valkyria Chronicles 4, and announced a 2018 release date. The RPG is set to come to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch. The video begins with the team's ambitions for the new game, but we do get a teaser of some gameplay throughout. You can watch the reveal trailer below. [view:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGL5EzrHm_U:610:343] Valkyria Chronicles 4 is set to hit PlayS..... [Read More]
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Valkyria Chronicles 4 Coming In 2018  [LINK]
Sega has released a trailer for Valkyria Chronicles 4, and announced a 2018 release date. The RPG is set to come to PS4, Xbox One, and Switch. The video begins with the team's ambitions for the new game, but we do get a teaser of some gameplay throughout. You can watch the reveal trailer below. (Please visit the site to view this media) Valkyria Chronicles 4 is set to hit PlayStation 4, Xbox One,.... [Read More]
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Blog Post: The Essentials Challenge: Widdow Son - Eternal Darkness  [LINK]
Another Essential has been completed!  This time, dear readers, we have nightmares...We have terror...we have things no mortal man should ever deign to gaze upon, for fear of losing their sanity.  Widdow Son, the brave, brave soul, has chosen to play Eternal Darkness, so as to relay the incomprehensible horror that lies within.  Enter, if you daaaaaare!!!!!  But, an addition...... [Read More]
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Easy Does It – The Case for Lowering the Difficulty  [LINK]
One of the first times I remember taking notice of the difficulty settings in a game was the original Doom. The game practically taunted me with its two lowest options: “I’m too young to die” and “Hey, not too rough,” implying that I wasn’t really serious about playing if I didn’t at least bump it up to “Hurt me plenty.” The message was clear -... [Read More]
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Blog Post: Pokémon Go's New Event Asks Players To Catch 3 Billion Pokémon In A Week  [LINK]
Niantic revealed a new event that's happening during Thanksgiving holiday, called the Global Catch Challenge. This event tasks players with a goal that sounds nearly impossible: collectively catching three billion Pokémon in the span of a week. There are different prizes for when the community reaches new milestones. 500 million catches grants everyone double XP and six hour lures, 1.5 b..... [Read More]
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Pokémon Go's New Event Asks Players To Catch 3 Billion Pokémon In A Week  [LINK]
Niantic revealed a new event that's happening during Thanksgiving holiday, called the Global Catch Challenge. This event tasks players with a goal that sounds nearly impossible: collectively catching three billion Pokémon in the span of a week. There are different prizes for when the community reaches new milestones. 500 million catches grants everyone double XP and six hour lures, 1.5 bil.... [Read More]
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