• Pokemon Dev Reveals New Nintendo Switch RPG

    Nintendo's September Direct was filled with surprise announcements for Switch, from Luigi's Mansion 3 to another new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character. On top of those, Nintendo gave fans their first look at a brand-new Switch RPG from Game Freak, the studio behind the mainline Pokemon series.Tentatively titled "Town," the game is set in "a village with a secret to hide." The entire adventure unfolds within this town, which enjoyed peace and prosperity until monsters suddenly appeared. Player
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 First-Person Mode Revealed

    Like Rockstar's previous open-world adventure, Grand Theft Auto V, the upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2 will be playable in both first- and third-person. The third-person camera is the default perspective, as in the original Red Dead Redemption, but you can also choose to play from a first-person viewpoint, lending a much different feel to the experience.As was the case with GTA V, the first-person perspective can help bring you into the game at a deeper level. Riding a horse in first-person gives
  • Pokemon Go: Mewtwo Now Available In Raid Battles For The First Time

    After their brief return as part of the Ultra Bonus Event, Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres have once again left Pokemon Go, but a new Legendary has taken their place. Mewtwo, the powerful Psychic-type from Pokemon Red and Blue, is now available in standard Raid Battles around the world, giving most players their first chance to capture it.This isn't the first time Mewtwo has appeared in Pokemon Go; the Legendary Psychic-type has been available for several months now, but it could previously only b
  • PS4's PlayStation Now Adds Downloadable Games, Making It Much More Attractive

    The PlayStation Now service has gotten a big upgrade today, with the announcement that subscribers can now download games in addition to the existing streaming option. The company boasts that "almost all" of the PS4 games on the service can be downloaded, along with the lineup of PS2 games. This doesn't include the line-up of PS3 games.Your downloaded games will support any DLC or add-ons, and you don't need a PlayStation Plus membership to play online multiplayer for games through PS Now. You w
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  • Play Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands For Free All Weekend Long

    Have you played Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands yet? If not, Ubisoft is giving you a good opportunity this weekend. From now to September 23, PS4, Xbox One, and PC owners can try the open-world shooter for free. The free trial is available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.The trial contains everything you get in the base game, plus the Ghost War PvP mode, as well as special PvE missions. You can grab the free trial from the digital stores on PS4 and Xbox One (online subscription services required), a
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Hands-On: 10 Most Surprising Features And Details (So Far)

    As is to be expected from a new project that Rockstar has been working on for years, Red Dead Redemption 2 is an incredibly dense open-world game that's jam-packed full of details. We recently got to go hands-on with the high-anticipated sequel, and while playing we discovered numerous mechanics and details that go above and beyond those from the original Red Dead Redemption. While the game features improvements to pre-existing mechanics, there are light survival systems this time around. These
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Hands-On: We Played It On PS4, Here's Everything We Saw

    To say that Red Dead Redemption 2 is highly anticipated is an exercise in understatement. The sequel to the critically acclaimed open-world western Red Dead Redemption is the first new title from Rockstar Games in five years, and part of the reason for that anticipation is likely due to the fact that at the time of writing, a month out from its full release, very few people have actually witnessed it in action.A number of GameSpot staff members recently had the chance to see and play a near-fina
  • Valve Will Start Moderating Steam Comments In Individual Game Discussions

    Valve has announced that the company will start moderating comments on individual game discussions. Previously, Valve only moderated Steam's screenshots, artwork, guides, user profiles, community groups, and user reviews.In a Steam blog post, Valve wrote, "In the past, we've been hesitant to get involved in the moderation of individual game discussions, as we didn't want to step on the toes of game developers that want to have their own style of communication with players and their own set of gu
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  • Red Dead Redemption 2's PS4-Exclusive Content Is Still A Mystery

    When Red Dead Redemption 2 debuted, Sony touted PS4-exclusive content and promised we would hear "more details soon." A year later and even having gotten hands-on with the PlayStation 4 version of the game, we still have no idea what it is."We are pleased to announce that PS4 players get first access to earn select online content in the vast open world of Red Dead Redemption 2," said a post on the PlayStation Blog. "Check back on PlayStation Blog for more details soon and for all of the latest i
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Dramatically Shortens PS4's Exclusivity Window

    Activision has confirmed that the post-launch DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will be coming to PS4 first before also launching on Xbox One and PC. That's no surprise, as the PS4 has received early access to DLC expansions on every Call of Duty game since Activision first partnered up with PlayStation for 2015's Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. However, this time the PS4 has a much shorter exclusivity window.For Black Ops 4, Activision has announced that the PS4 will only have a one week head start
  • PS4 Owners: Last Chance To Get This Sweet Deal

    PlayStation Now is Sony's video game streaming service that lets you play a selection of PS4, PS3, and PS2 games on your PS4 or PC (including Macs). What you might not know is that we're closing in on the end of the service's summer sale price. When September 25 rolls around, the prices for one-, three-, and 12-month PlayStation Now subscriptions will go up. So if you want to save money on access to hundreds of PlayStation games, now is the time to lock in the sale price.Making the deal even swe
  • PUBG Might Be Coming To PS4, According To A New Listing

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds may be heading to PlayStation 4. A listing on a foreign ratings board site suggests that the battle royale game may be heading to the Sony platform, which would mean the end of Xbox One console exclusivity.The listing on the South Korean ratings board Game Rating and Administration Committee clearly notes PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds next to "PS4." That would be a big change, given that it was touted as an Xbox One console exclusive. In fact, it just came out of ea
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  • Netflix Making An Avatar: The Last Airbender Live-Action Remake

    The beloved Nickelodeon cartoon series Avatar: The Last Airbender is getting another reincarnation: this time as a live-action series at Netflix. The original creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko are attached as executive producers and showrunners, and are promising to do this one right--with some pointed commentary at the 2010 live-action film."We're thrilled for the opportunity to helm this live-action adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender," DiMartino and Konietzko said in the ann
  • All Of Red Dead Redemption 2's New Features: First-Person, Horse Drifting, Gun Customization, And More

    Red Dead Redemption 2: All The New Features
    A number of GameSpot staff members recently had the chance to see and play a near-final build of Red Dead Redemption 2, which releases in about a month's time on PS4 and Xbox One. Despite some initial familiarity as a Rockstar game, we discovered a wealth of new features and systems once we scratched the surface. There are a lot of mechanics to tell you about, a lot of stuff that we haven't seen the full scope of, and potentially a lot of things we hav
  • New Nintendo Switch Fortnite Bundle Includes A Skin And Other Freebies

    Fortnite has already been available on Nintendo Switch for months, but Nintendo will offer a special bundle promoting the wildly popular battle royale game next month. Available starting on October 5, the Nintendo Switch: Fortnite - Double Helix Bundle includes the system, game download, and some special gear for use in the game--including a special skin.The Double Helix Set that comes packaged in the bundle includes a unique outfit, back bling, glider, and pickaxe, along with 1,000 V-bucks that
  • Final Fantasy Composer Takes A Leave Of Absence Due To Health Concerns

    Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu is stepping away from the industry for a period of time so he can focus on improving his mental and physical health. In a blog post, Uematsu said he is taking an "extended leave of absence" to recover from what has been a hectic production schedule following the formation of his studio Dog Ear Records."Since the establishment of Dog Ear Records, I have found myself blessed with countless opportunities. From composing new works to holding concerts around the w
  • Resident Evil 2 Remake Story Trailer Premieres At TGS, Watch It Here

    A new story trailer for Resident Evil 2 Remake premiered at Tokyo Game Show, giving a further glimpse at Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy's stories.As in the original version, Claire and Leon are separated and must fight and survive through Raccoon City, meeting different characters and horrific creatures on the way. Take a look at the trailer in the embed above--as we've seen before, it recreates much of what you're used to but looks a whole lot better than the original.Capcom previously announ
  • Halo Infinite Will Not Have Paid Loot Boxes

    Halo Infinite is likely to have microtransactions, but don't expect it to feature paid-for loot boxes. 343 Industries FPS Studio Head Chris Lee said on Twitter that the team has not yet decided on its final plans for microtransactions. But what he can say for sure right now is that the game "will not include real-money loot boxes.""Keep the faith, it's appreciated!" Lee said to a fan who was dismayed about Halo Infinite having microtransactions. "We're still working through final plans and will
  • Devil May Cry 5 Trailer And Deluxe Edition Revealed At TGS

    Alongside the release of a new trailer, Capcom has announced Devil May 5's Deluxe Edition. It comes with a number of extras, perhaps the most notable of which is Mega Man's megabuster for Nero.You can see the buster in action in the new gameplay video above. One thing to note is that the camera angles in the trailer have been altered for the purpose of showing it off. An impressive new trailer for Devil May Cry 5 was also released as part of Tokyo Game Show.The Devil May Cry 5 Deluxe Edition als
  • PS4's PlayStation Now Just Got Much More Attractive

    The PlayStation Now service has gotten a big upgrade today, with the announcement that subscribers can now download games in addition to the existing streaming option. The company boasts that "almost all" of the PS4 games on the service can be downloaded, along with the lineup of PS2 games. This doesn't include the line-up of PS3 games.Your downloaded games will support any DLC or add-ons, and you don't need a PlayStation Plus membership to play online multiplayer for games through PS Now. You w
  • Wreck-It Ralph 2 Won't Shy Away From The Internet's Dark Side

    As social media and other online spaces that we once naively hoped would provide a platform for real dialogue and make the world a better place continue to lose ground to spam bots, trolls, and clandestine fascist political operatives masquerading as spam bots and trolls, Ralph Breaks the Internet is preparing to send the two lovable, oddball heroes from Wreck-It Ralph to the least safe place in the world: the internet. Thankfully, the movie's creators at Disney Animation Studios aren't shy abou
  • Spider-Man PS4 Is More Important Than It Seems

    Following the release of Marvel's Spider-Man on PS4, Mike Mahardy (@mmahardy) explores Insomniac's past to make the case for it being one of the most overlooked AAA studios out there.
  • 31 Things We Learned About Ralph Breaks The Internet From A Trip To Disney Animation

    Ralph and Vanellope are back in a new adventure that will take them to the internet.
    The original Wreck-It Ralph followed the titular video game antagonist and his candy-themed kart-racing friend Vanellope on their quest to prove Ralph could be a good guy. With that out of the way, Wreck-It Ralph 2, AKA Ralph Breaks the Internet, will take them to the next logical destination for a couple of aging video game characters: the internet.When Ralph and Vanellope's arcade finally joins this century an
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Gives You A Selfie Camera, Here's How It Works

    Yet another detail about Red Dead Redemption 2 has come to light--and it has to do with selfies. During our preview recently, we encountered a mission with a character who gave us a camera. You can take out the camera at any time to snap pictures of the gorgeous surroundings, but of course, the first thing we tried to do was take a selfie.You can take selfies in Red Dead Redemption 2, but not quite in the same way you can in Grand Theft Auto V. Instead of holding the camera and extending your ar
  • Velocity X2 Gameplay On Nintendo Switch

    Velocity X2 combines side scrolling platforming action with fast paced space flying as we blast through the first several stages to see how it looks and plays on the Nintendo Switch.
  • How To Play Nintendo Switch's New NES Games Online

    Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch has arrived, and along with online play and cloud save backups, one of the benefits it provides is access to NES - Nintendo Switch Online, a library of classic NES games exclusively for subscribers. There are 20 titles available in the library right now, with more to come every month, and they all feature modern amenities such as save states, HD resolution, and even online play. If you're interested in trying out the latter, however, it may not b
  • Last Chance To Get This Free Pokemon In Ultra Sun And Moon

    Last year, to commemorate the release of Pokemon Gold and Silver on 3DS Virtual Console, The Pokemon Company gave players who purchased either title a free gift: a download code for the Mythical Pokemon Celebi. If you've yet to pick up one of the classic games, you can still do so and receive the free code, but you only have until the end of this week.The free Celebi code will be given out with a purchase of Pokemon Gold or Silver until this Friday, September 21. This offer only applies to the G
  • Fortnite Season 6's Start Date Could Come As Soon As Next Week

    After 10 weeks of challenges, Fortnite Season 5 is drawing to a close, which means Season 6 of the phenomenally popular (and matrimonially detrimental) battle royale game is just around the corner. Developer Epic Games hasn't formally announced when the new season will begin, but all signs indicate that Season 6 will kick off next week. We still don't know what to expect, but the mysterious cube plunged into Loot Lake after making its way around the map.According to the official Fortnite website
  • Pokemon Go: September Community Day Is This Week, Here Are All The Details

    The next Pokemon Go Community Day is nearly here. This month's event takes place this coming Saturday, September 22, and as usual, it'll give players a chance to capture rare Pokemon and take advantage of other in-game rewards for a brief window of time.Live previous Community Days, this month's event will be held around the globe, but it will only run for three hours, and its timing will vary depending on which part of the world you live in. You can find the full schedule for each major region,
  • You Can Play Nintendo Switch Online's New NES Games Offline For A Week

    Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch has launched, and one of the benefits you get for subscribing is access to a library of NES games. Each of these classic titles supports some form of online play, whether that be competing directly against another player in Balloon Fight or taking turns controlling the action in a traditionally single-player title, but until recently, it had been unclear whether or not the NES games could be played offline. It turns out they can, but there's a sl

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