/Gaming/ Last Updated: Wed, Jul 6th, 2022 @ 1:00pm EDT


Cameron Koch

Gwent: Rogue Mage Is A New Deckbuilding Prequel Set Hundreds Of Years Before Witcher 3

CD Projekt Red, the creators of the Witcher series, have announced a new title set in the Witcher universe--Gwent: Rogue Mage.

The new game, which releases July 7, is a roguelite deckbuilder that will use some of the same mechanics and cards from CD Projekt Red's previously released standalone Gwent card game (which is itself based on the card game from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt). However, unlike Gwent proper, which is all about taking on other players, Rogue Mage will be a strictly PvE...


Eddie Makuch

Elden Ring Predicted To Outsell Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 As 2022's Best-Selling Game In The US

Total spending on video games in the US is expected to see a year-over-year decline, the NPD Group said in findings published on Wednesday, a report that also predicted that Elden Ring will be 2022's best-selling game. This follows a previous report that said global spending on video games would see a decline this year as well, based in part on a difficult comparison to 2021, a year in which the pandemic kept people at home, playing more games, and spending more money on them.

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Moises Taveras

Today's Wordle Answer (#382) - July 6, 2022

Lo and behold, we're back at it again with another day of Wordle. Today is July 6 and our word today is an interesting one. It nearly got me, forcing me to exhaust just about every possible letter and guess I had in my arsenal to get there. But at last, I finally got there and now I come down the hill with good tidings for you all: You too can get today's word, even if it may prove a smidge deceptive.

Have you tried today's Wordle? The answer in question today is a strange word, if only...


Oisin Kuhnke

The Matrix Awakens Is Being Delisted Later This Week

The Matrix Awakens is set to be delisted from the PlayStation and Xbox storefronts later this week, July 9.

Epic Games announced the news on the demo's official site, writing, "Not explored The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience yet? There's still time! The UE5 tech demo will only be available in stores until July 9. Download it before that date and you'll still be able to access the demo going forward - or re-download it if you've deleted it from your console." It should be noted...


Grace Benfell

Justin Bieber Is Performing And Debuting A New Song In Garena Free Fire

Justin Bieber is premiering a new song in Garena Free Fire, as part of the game's fifth anniversary celebrations.

On August 27, Garena Players will be able to attend a virtual concert, where they can dance to the song with emotes, play minigames, and even perform on stage with Justin Bieber’s avatar -- though what exactly that means is unclear. In the press release, Justin Bieber himself commented, “This collaboration with Free Fire has allowed us to explore various dimensions in which we...


Kyle Hilliard

The Division Resurgence Announced For Mobile Devices

The Division Resurgence is a new mobile game based in the universe of The Division coming soon to iOS and Android devices. Like its console and PC counterparts, it will be a co-op third-person-shooter RPG with a separate story that will be canonical to the larger universe.

Alongside the new story, the mobile game also features different classes, new gear and weapons, and new characters. Resurgence takes place in New York City and according to the press release will offer "a unique...


David Wolinsky

Clerks 3 Gets First Trailer, Sets Release Date

Lionsgate Movies has released the first official trailer for the long-awaited Clerks 3, which serves as a direct sequel to the series that had films released in 1994 and 2006. The film is set to be released on September 13.

Aptly, the movie poster's tagline reads "they're too old for this s***." Last year, director Kevin Smith shared a bit about how much he rethought how to approach this sequel, and how a heart attack in 2018 prompted an infusion of heaviness into the project's eventual...


Toussaint Egan

Deus Ex writer Mary DeMarle joins BioWare, working on new Mass Effect

Image: BioWare/Electronic Arts

DeMarle previously worked on Guardians of the Galaxy at Eidos-Montréal

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Austen Goslin

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’s new teaser shows more of Middle-earth

Photo: Ben Rothstein/Prime Video

Amazon Prime’s biggest show gets another cryptic preview

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Chris Carter

Square shows off Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII remake quality of life changes

Still due "this winter"

Square Enix has showcased some extra Final Fantasy VII Remake Crisis Core quality of life changes via a new tweet, and most of them look great. Let's take a look at what Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII Reunion has in store for us eventually (the publisher is still sticking to a release window of "this winter" as of this week).

Here are the main Final Fantasy VII Remake Crisis Core quality of life upgrades: Improved camera Optimized UI New menu-based battle system New...


Eddie Makuch

NBA 2K23's Next Cover Stars Revealed For WNBA Edition

2K Sports has announced there will be a WNBA Edition of NBA 2K23, and superstars Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird will be together on the cover of this new version of the professional basketball game.

Taurasi and Bird played together at Uconn and later on the USA national team. They have been competitors, too, for their respective teams in the WNBA. Taurasi and Bird also have a TV series at ESPN called The Bird and Taurasi Show.

???? 7 combined championships
???? 10 gold medals
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Mark Delaney

Fortnite: Secret Door In Shuffled Shrines Puzzle Guide

The Fortnite Indiana Jones quests are now live, giving all battle pass owners the chance to unlock the adventurer and his many cosmetics items for themselves across 10 total Indiana Jones Quests. But one challenge demands you find the secret door past the main chamber of Shuffled Shrines, a new POI as of July 6. This is a really tricky puzzle worthy of Indiana Jones, but don't fret. If you can survive the initial onslaught of players dropping there--or better yet, work together--the solution...


Oisin Kuhnke

Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie Gets A First Trailer From Netflix

Netflix has dropped its first trailer for Rise of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie, picking up from where the Nickelodeon series left off in 2020.

"Raphael, Michelangelo, Leonardo and Donatello are back in action and up to their teenage antics in this comedic adventure that raises the stakes higher than ever before," reads a synopsis for the film, set to release August 5. "The Turtles are put to the test when a mysterious stranger named Casey Jones arrives from the future to warn the...


Claire Lewis

Apex Legends Mobile's Ranked Season Is Ending Early

Apex Legends Mobile's Ranked season is ending early, according to an announcement made on the game's official Twitter account yesterday. The Ranked season is now scheduled to come to an end on July 7, several days before the Cold Snap battle pass expires on July 12.

FYI, there's been an adjustment to the info below. The current Ranked Season will now end on July 7 at 22:00 UTC, one day earlier than previously communicated. https://t.co/rShHW137mo

— Apex Legends Mobile (@PlayApexMobile)...


Darryn Bonthuys

Biomutant For PS5 And Xbox Series X Launches On September 6

THQ Nordic has announced that PS5 and Xbox Series X|S editions of Biomutant will be released on September 6. In case you missed it when it launched last year, Biomutant takes place in a post-apocalypse environment where you control a custom furry anthropomorphic creature that is tasked with saving the world and listening to Richard Attenborough-like narration throughout its journey.

On PS5, Biomutant will have three graphic modes that players can choose from and enhanced haptic feedback...


David Wolinsky

Heat 2 Is Also Planned As A "Very Large Ambitious" Movie

Michael Mann's Heat universe is heating up, with the director speaking in a new interview about the long-awaited sequel coming out in August as a novel and then as a film. Speaking with Empire Magazine, Mann spoke at length about his view for how the novel will crack open a kind of Heat cinematic universe.

"It's totally planned to be a movie," said Mann of the novel Heat 2 he co-wrote with Meg Gardiner, which is due to hit shelves on August 9 alongside an Ultra HD Blu-ray re-release of the...


Nicole Carpenter

Indie devs raising money for abortion rights in huge new game bundle

Image: Turnfollow/Tender Claws

Get $3,000 worth of games for a $10 minimum donation

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Toussaint Egan

The Matrix Awakens is being delisted on July 9, download it now

Image: Epic Games

Players will be able to re-download the demo even if it’s been deleted from their console

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Owen S. Good

NBA 2K’s Jordan Challenge returns in NBA 2K23

Michael Jordan as he appeared in 1986, when he torched Boston for 63 points in a playoff game. Larry Bird says this is God in disguise. | Image: Visual Concepts/2K Sports

NBA 2K11’s landmark work gets another five games from His Airness’ career

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Chris Moyse

Ubisoft Forward live stream scheduled for September 10

'Multi-game showcase' to kick off fall season

Publisher Ubisoft, conspicuous by its absence during this summer's live stream series, has announced that it will be holding its next premier "Ubisoft Forward" live stream this September, where it will offer news, updates, and reveals pertaining to the company's current and forthcoming releases.

"On September 10 at 12:00 PT / 21:00 CEST, Ubisoft Forward returns in full force, ready to reveal updates and news on multiple games and projects from...

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