/Gaming/ Last Updated: Wed, Aug 23rd, 2017 @ 1:00pm EDT

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Patrick Faller

SNES Classic Gets 90s-Inspired Retro Trailer Showing Off New Features

Just as some US pre-orders sold out overnight, Nintendo released a new retro-inspired trailer for the SNES Classic--and if you're a Super Nintendo fan it's probably going to make you want one. The trailer, which is reminiscent of 1990s Super Nintendo commercials, shows off the system's size, controllers, and many of the 21 classic games that come with it. Check out the trailer above.

You can also see some of the SNES Classic's new features further on in the trailer: the Rewind feature allows...

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Kevin Knezevic

Pokken Tournament DX's Free Demo Releases On Switch Tonight

Earlier this week, Nintendo announced a free demo for the upcoming Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament DX, which the company said would be available to download from the Switch Eshop "soon." It appears Nintendo wasn't exaggerating, as the company has confirmed the demo will go live in the US tonight, August 23.

US Switch owners can download the free trial beginning at 9 PM PT/12 AM ET; it's scheduled to go live in the European Eshop on August 24. Those who can't wait that long and happen...

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Patrick Faller

New PS4 Special Edition Features Gran Turismo Sport-Inspired Design

Sony and Polyphony Digital have just announced a new, special edition PlayStation 4 console to celebrate the release of Gran Turismo Sport in October. The 1 TB system sports a silver faceplate with the Gran Turismo Sport logo. It also comes with a silver DualShock wireless controller with the same logo on the touchpad.

The system has been announced for the UK, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand only, and may be the "something new" Sony teased yesterday on its European PlayStation account. You...

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Allegra Frank

A meta mobile game that invites players to be voyeurs — with some distance

Another Lost Phone learns to close the blinds a little

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Charlie Hall

PUBG’s next map will feature a dense, urban jungle

Smaller map will be much more vertical than the original

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Michael McWhertor

Rocket League on Nintendo Switch will get Mario and Metroid cars

Switch owners will get some cool exclusive skins

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Julia Alexander

Warner Bros.’ Joker movie opens the door to far more interesting opportunities

The Joker is boring. What happens next is interesting.

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Charlie Hall

Here’s where to watch the PUBG invitational

Live from Gamescom in Germany

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Ben Kuchera

Game of Thrones fans need to be much more afraid of the Night King

The Night King: what does he know? Does he know things? Let’s find out!

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Dan Auty

Guardians of the Galaxy 3 Could Feature Nova, Director Reveals

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 stands as the fifth most successful movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to date, as well as the third biggest movie of 2017. Director James Gunn has already confirmed that he will be back for the third movie in the series, and he has now teased a few details about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

In a recent Facebook Q&A, Gunn revealed that he is considering including the Marvel comic character Nova in the next film. Nova is the super-powered alter ego of...

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Eddie Makuch

This Week's Xbox One And Xbox 360 Deals With Gold Announced

Microsoft has announced the next set of regular weekly Xbox Live deals, which are available now for Xbox One and Xbox 360. These were posted on Major Nelson's blog. We've selected a few notable deals, but you can see them all here on his blog.

Some of the Xbox One deals include Doom ($20/£13/$26 AU), Dishonored 2 ($30/£22.50/$45 AU), Batman: Arkham Knight ($10/£14/$22.50 AU), Fallout 4 (£13/$20/$27 AU), Final Fantasy XV ($25/£20/$35 AU), Injustice 2 ($48/£44/$80 AU), and The Evil Within...

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Kevin Knezevic

Fire Emblem Warriors Trailer Reveals Four New Characters

Nintendo has released a new trailer for Fire Emblem Warriors, the upcoming Dynasty Warriors-style spinoff for Switch and New 3DS. This video showcases heroes from last year's 3DS game, Fire Emblem Fates, and introduces four new characters who'll be playable in the hack-and-slash title.

Just as in Fates, Corrin finds herself torn between the royal families of Nohr and Hoshido in Fire Emblem Warriors. However, when the two sides mysteriously appear in an unfamiliar kingdom, they broker a...

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Chris Pereira

Nintendo Switch-Exclusive Rocket League Cars Revealed And Look Awesome

Rocket League will feature some exclusive, Nintendo-themed content on Switch. Alongside the items we've already seen, developer Psyonix today revealed two cars you'll only find in the Switch version--and one, in particular, looks especially fantastic.

The trailer above first reveals the most obvious inclusions: the Mario NSR and Luigi NSR. These are technically one car, and the version you'll drive is dependent on what team you're on--Mario on Orange and Luigi on Blue. This might prove to be...

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Dan Auty

X-Men Spinoff Gambit Will Still Happen But Is "Starting Over," Says Channing Tatum

There are no fewer than three X-Men movies currently in production--Deadpool 2, New Mutants, and X-Men: Dark Phoenix--while the TV show The Gifted is about to hit screens. However, one X-Men spinoff that hasn't had as much luck is Gambit. The much-delayed movie is set to star Channing Tatum and has been delayed multiple times over the past few years. Tatum has now spoken about the project and some of the problems with getting it made.

In an interview with HeyUGuys, Tatum explained that while...

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Samantha Nelson

Sanity is more than a number in Mountains of Madness

The new must-have party game from the co-designer of Pandemic: Legacy

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Allegra Frank

Cuphead is both my dream and my nightmare game

The most brutal cartoon you’ll ever play

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Walt Williams

Why I worship crunch

An industry veteran tackles a controversial subject

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Susana Polo

DC’s final nightmare Batman, a Batman-Joker hybrid, is truly terrifying

What worse, him or his Robins?

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Chris Pereira

Rainbow Six Siege's Three Blood Orchid Operators Detailed

Unfortunately, the wait for Rainbow Six Siege's Blood Orchid update will be longer than expected. In addition to a new release date, Ubisoft today shared more details about Blood Orchid's three Operators.

While we've already seen teases for the two Hong Kong characters, the third Operator has remained a mystery. A post on Ubisoft's blog today provides us with the first official details on the character, who is named Ela. She's a member of Poland's counter-terrorism unit, GROM, and serves as a...

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Chris Pereira

Rainbow Six Siege's Blood Orchid Update Delayed At Least A Week

We continue to learn more about the upcoming Operation Blood Orchid update for Rainbow Six Siege, but it turns out that it won't be available to everyone as soon as expected. The previously announced August 29 release date has now been revealed as the start date for its launch on PC's Technical Test Server.

The news was shared in a press release today announcing a free weekend event that's coming up (more details on that below). PC players will be able to check out the new Blood Orchid...

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