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Philip Kollar

God of War: the quest to redeem Kratos

Sony’s Cory Barlog on making a static character grow

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Allegra Frank

Pokémon Go’s new Raid Battles are live, but only for the best of the best

The rest of us have to keep waiting

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Chris Pereira

Conan's Clueless Gamer Takes On Its First Nintendo Switch Game

Last night's episode of Conan brought with it the latest Clueless Gamer segment, where noted video game player (and occasional TV show host) Conan O'Brien plays a video game. This was a particularly notable one, as it was the first time a Nintendo Switch game has been featured.

The game was Arms, the new multiplayer-centric fighting game from Nintendo. O'Brien enlisted the help of Will Arnett for a series of fights in which neither of them appear to have any idea of how to properly use the...

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Julia Alexander

Conan O’Brien mocks BoJack Horseman’s Will Arnett for working up a sweat in Arms

Clueless Gamer welcomes the Switch

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Tamoor Hussain

Monster Hunter Stories Has A Release Date In Europe

Monster Hunter Stories will be available for 3DS in Europe from September 8, Nintendo has confirmed. Stories is considered a spinoff from the core Monster Hunter series and casts players as riders instead of hunters. It also offers a more traditional role-playing experience, pitting players against enemy monsters in turn-based combat.

Also unlike the mainline games, Stories has much more vibrant visual style. Players can also steal monster eggs and hatch them, then keep the monsters as...

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Tamoor Hussain

Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds Fan-Favorite Character To Its Roster

For many, Dragon Ball FighterZ was one of the highlights of E3 2017. Developed by Guilty Gear, BlazBlue, and Persona 4 Arena studio Arc System Works, it promises to be the in-depth fighting game genre enthusiasts and anime lovers have been waiting for. Now, a fan-favourite character has been revealed for the game.

The latest issue of Jump magazine, as reported by Siliconera, has revealed Future Trunks will be featured in the game. Although there aren't any further details on how Trunks will...

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Tamoor Hussain

Metroid II: Samus Returns' European Special Edition Looks Fantastic

Nintendo has revealed the Legacy Edition of Metroid II: Samus Returns that will be available in Europe, and it is very cool. While the version confirmed for North America features a nicely designed soundtrack CD, the European version has a SteelBook case stylised to look like a GameBoy cartridge, a badge, an artbook and more.

"While supplies last, fans will also be able to purchase the Legacy Edition of the game which includes a physical version of the game, a Metroid II: Samus Returns...

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Tamoor Hussain

Final Fantasy XIV Director Wants Switch And Xbox One Version, But Has One Condition

Final Fantasy XIV director Naoki Yoshida has said he's still interested in bringing the MMORPG to Nintendo's Switch and Microsoft's Xbox One, and has had meetings with executives from the respective platform holders to make it happen.

Speaking to Kotaku, Yoshida said he "would love for as many players to be on FFXIV as possible" and "conversations have been had with Phil Spencer of Microsoft, and the upper management teams of Nintendo."

However, Yoshida has said he wants both companies to meet...

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Miguel Concepcion

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy's Latest Demo Shows A Treasure-Hunting Duo In Sync

It doesn't take a treasure hunter to figure out that an Uncharted without Nathan Drake would be a narratively different experience. With the finality of Drake's story in Uncharted 4, a new adventure would mean a different protagonist. As the series has grown during its 10-year run, so too has its cast. And given Naughty Dog's penchant for AI-assisted cooperative experiences, it's easy to come up with intriguing and unexplored pairings. Cutter and Sully? Sam and Elena? In the end, the studio...

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Michael Higham

Steam Link On Sale For $15 Along With Summer Sale

Valve's Steam Link hit its lowest retail price ever to go along with the Steam Summer Sale that kicked off today. It's going for $15 on Steam itself--$35 off its normal price--up until July 5.

The device lets users stream games from their gaming PC to any other display as long their PC and Steam Link are connected to the same network. It's essentially a bridge between a PC and television. Of course, it needs to be hooked up to a TV through HDMI.

Games can run up to 1080p (1920x1080) with 60...

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Kallie Plagge

Steam Summer Sale's Best Anime Game Deals

Valve has launched the annual Summer sale on Steam. Many of the featured games are anime-related and were originally Sony exclusives before coming to PC.

These include visual novels like Danganronpa, action games like Attack on Titan, and more. Some are based on anime while others were later adapted into anime; we've also included games that aren't technically anime but are anime-inspired, like Hatoful Boyfriend.

There are too many games to list here, but the following are some of the best...

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Alex Newhouse

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Passes 4 Million Copies Sold

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds has been consistently one of the most popular PC games since its release earlier this year, and it recently crossed a new sales milestone. According to creative director Brendan Greene, the game has passed 4 million copies sold.

Posting on Twitter, Greene stated that the game had hit the mark three months after its release. This is up from 3 million only a couple of weeks ago, at the beginning of June.

Battlegrounds hasn't only sold well, either. It has gained a...

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Nick Robinson

Let’s Go To Hell: A new series about turning games inside out

First up: Super Monkey Ball 2

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Ashley Oh

Moss VR is like living inside a storybook

Big things come in small packages

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Alex Newhouse

Check Out Street Fighter 5's Three New School DLC Costumes Coming Next Week

If you've been waiting for some new Street Fighter V costumes, there's some good news for you today. There are three new costumes heading to the game next week, and they expand the School line of outfits. R. Mika, Nash, and Ibuki are receiving school uniforms on June 27, Capcom announced on its blog.

These three new costumes make a total of six school outfits: Chun-Li, Ryu, and Juri all received them in an earlier update. You can see a gallery of R. Mika, Nash, and Ibuki in their new costumes...

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Chris Pereira

Opening Hearthstone Card Packs Is About To Get More Pleasant

Much in the same way that Blizzard just announced some changes to Overwatch's Loot Boxes, the developer has now revealed adjustments to opening card packs in Hearthstone. And like those in Overwatch, they're definitely tweaks for the better.

These changes won't be implemented until the release of the next expansion, whenever that might be. In the video below, game director Ben Brode runs through two of the key changes involving Legendary cards. With the update, any Legendary obtained--from...

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Samit Sarkar

Watch Beyond Good & Evil 2’s 14-minute E3 gameplay demo

It’s real, and it’s spectacular

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Charlie Hall

Paradox scrambles to roll back prices after backlash

CEO accepts blame, ends the month-long standoff with fans

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