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Gamespot

Eddie Makuch

New Version of Titanfall in the Works for Asia

Titanfall 2 isn't the only new Titanfall game in development.

Free-to-play gaming giant Nexon on Wednesday announced that its subsidiary Nexon Korea has reached a deal with Electronic Arts for a "PC online version" of Titanfall. The game will launch only in Asia.

Nexon will work with Titanfall developer Respawn and EA for the new version. We don't know yet how it will differ from the existing game, but it's likely to be free-to-play, according to Nexon.

"We look forward to working...

Gamespot

Eddie Makuch

Tommy Lee Jones Joins Next Bourne Movie

Academy Award-winning actor Tommy Lee Jones will join Matt Damon in the next Bourne movie.

Variety has heard from sources that Jones will play a "superior" CIA officer in the movie, not unlike the characters that Chris Cooper, Brian Cox, Edward Norton, and David Strathairn played in past Bourne films.

The new Bourne movie doesn't have a name yet, and official plot details are being kept under wraps. The action film opens July 29, 2016, starring Damon, Alicia Vikander, and Julia Stiles....

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GameSpot Staff

XCOM 2 Mod Tools Will Result in "Fantastic" Creations: Jake Solomon

XCOM 2 is wearing its PC pride on its sleeve. The upcoming strategy game is a confirmed PC exclusive, with creative director Jake Solomon previously stating that the game couldn't have been made in the same way on the current generation of consoles. We recently spoke to Solomon about why PC was the natural home for XCOM 2, as well as finding out more about how developer Firaxis is planning to support mods and the modding community.

GameSpot: You've previously stated that XCOM 2 is a PC...

Kotaku

Brian Ashcraft

Hello Kitty Doesn't Want To Die in War

This August, Hello Kitty wants you to think about peace.

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Kotaku

Julian Benson

Physics Puzzler Has a Community of Mad Geniuses

Your aim in Poly Bridge is simple: build a bridge that’s strong enough to carry waiting cars across a river to their destination. Yet on that simple gameplay foundation, players have come up with some genius solutions.

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Kotaku

Brian Ashcraft

The Most Unusual Japanese Hamburger Buns Yet

We’ve seen black buns , blue buns , and red buns . All bread buns! Screw that, let’s use tomatoes.

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Kotaku

Brian Ashcraft

Artist: Shonen Knife | Track: It’s a New Find | Album: It’s a New Find EP

Artist: Shonen Knife | Track: It’s a New Find | Album: It’s a New Find EP

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Kotaku

András Neltz

Smash Bros. is getting two familiar-looking Mii Fighter costumes—the left one’s based on Chrom from

Smash Bros. is getting two familiar-looking Mii Fighter costumes—the left one’s based on Chrom from Fire Emblem: Awakening, and the one on the right is based on Donkey Kong big bad King K. Rool. They (and the Smash Hoodie in the middle) will be available as Premium DLC for both the 3DS and Wii U versions this Friday.

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Polygon

Dave Tach

Minimap July 29: Mafia 3 announced, Fallout 4's Pip-Boy, Razer + Ouya payments, The Witcher 3 NG+

Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a podcast about the biggest news of the day.

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Minimap is your daily audio tour through the world of video games, related technologies and pop culture like comics, movies and TV. Here's what we're covering today:

THE BIG STORIES Mafia 3 confirmed, more details on Aug. 5 That's all folks: No more Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Editions can be made Razer says it will pay what...

Gamespot

Tamoor Hussain

Nintendo Reports Sales and Profits Growth

Nintendo has reported an increase in sales and operating income for the three months between April and June 2015.

The company reported sales for the quarter were $730 million, which is an increase of 20 percent compared to the same period last year. Nintendo's operating income, meanwhile, was $9.2 million, which is also up on the $76.5 million for the same period last year.

According to Nintendo, Splatoon, which it says "contributed to vitalizing the Wii U platform," and "favourable sales"...

Gamespot

Eddie Makuch

PC-to-Xbox One Game Streaming Still on Microsoft's Radar

Though it's not something Microsoft has any official plans for yet, the company has again said that PC-to-Xbox One game streaming is something it hopes to introduce someday. If PC-to-Xbox One streaming does ever come to fruition, it would require keyboard and mouse support on Xbox One, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said in a new interview.

"In terms of where we want to go with our platform, those are absolutely in scope of things that we want to do," the Head of Xbox told The Verge.

With Windows...

Gamespot

Tamoor Hussain

Former Dead Island 2 Dev Files for Insolvency to Protect Remaining Staff

Yager Productions, a sub-division within Spec Ops: The Line studio Yager Developments, has filed for insolvency, following the dissolution of its partnership with Deep Silver for Dead Island 2.

In a statement made by managing director Timo Ullmann said the move was a necessary to reorganise the studio and to protect its staff.

"As single-purpose company, Yager Productions GmbH was assigned to the development of the Deep Silver title Dead Island 2," he said. "The insolvency filing is a...

Gamespot

Eddie Makuch

Windows 10 Out Now

The day has arrived. Windows 10, Microsoft's latest operating system and the follow-up to the controversial Windows 8 (there was no Windows 9), launched on Wednesday--and you can probably get it for free.

GameSpot sister site CNET has a full review of Windows 10. Editor Nate Ralph wrote, "Microsoft gets it right."

"Windows 10 delivers a refined, vastly improved vision for the future of computing with an operating system that's equally at home on tablets and traditional PCs," he said.

As...

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Jamie Condliffe on Gizmodo, shared by András Neltz to Kotaku

The World's Most Powerful Laser Has Been Fired in Japan

Take cover: scientists from Osaka University have begun using the world’s most powerful laser, that pumps out 2 quadrillion watts. That’s 2,000,000,000,000,000 watts.

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Kotaku

Brian Ashcraft

The Rip-Off Controvesy Over the Tokyo Olympics Logo

Now that the Tokyo Olympics has scrapped plans for that stupidly expensive stadium, it can focus on other things. Like questions over its new logo.

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Kotaku

Richard Eisenbeis

The Three Steins;Gate Spin-off Games You’ve Probably Never Heard of

Steins;Gate is an absolutely fantastic visual novel. And while it has been released on the PC in the US (and will be hitting the PS3 and Vita next month), it’s far from the only Steins;Gate game out there. And no, I’m not talking about the upcoming sequel, Steins;Gate 0; I’m talking about the three spin-offs.

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Gamespot

Tamoor Hussain

Wii U Worldwide Sales Pass 10 Million Units

Sales of the Wii U have surpassed 10 million units, according to figures released by Nintendo.

The company's latest earnings report states the Wii U sold 470,000 units between April and June 2015. Although this is just short of Nintendo's projections--and is down from the same period in 2014, when it sold 500,000 units--the figure does push life-to-date sales of the Wii U to 10.1 million.

Currently, the Wii U is most popular in the Americas, where Nintendo reports it has managed to sell...

Gamespot

Tamoor Hussain

Splatoon Sales Hit 1.6 Million Units Worldwide

Quirky team-based Wii U shooter Splatoon has sold 1.6 million unites worldwide, Nintendo has revealed.

In an earnings report for April to June 2015, the platform holder said the game "enjoyed a good start" and the Nintendo will "strive to further enhance the sales towards the year-end season."

According to the information provided, sales of Splatoon in Japan reached 490,000 units, while the rest of the world accounted for 1.1 million units.

"With respect to Wii U, Splatoon, which was...

Kotaku

Brian Ashcraft

One Piece Kabuki Is Really Happening

Monkey D. Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates are getting a live-action version, but it might not be one you’d expect.

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Kotaku

Brian Ashcraft

Nexon is working with EA and Respawn for an online Titanfall for PC.

Nexon is working with EA and Respawn for an online Titanfall for PC. Yes, the original Titanfall was already an online multiplayer title, so we do wonder how different it will be! The official release mentions free to play and that the game is for the Asian market.

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