• 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
  • Pokemon Detective Pikachu - Official Trailer

    Take a look at the first trailer for Detective Pikachu, starring Ryan Reynolds. Arriving May 11 2019!
  • How Ralph Breaks The Internet Avoids The Emoji Movie's Mistakes

    A movie like Ralph Breaks the Internet is bound to be in production for a number of years. When The Emoji Movie hit theaters in 2017, Ralph 2 was well underway at Disney Animation Studios. That turned out to be really bad timing.The Emoji Movie was universally panned by critics and audiences alike. When the first trailers for Wreck-It Ralph 2 arrived, the comparisons between the two movies were all too clear. The similarities are inevitable: When Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (Sarah Silve
  • Overwatch's Next Patch Requires Full Game Reinstall

    The next patch for Overwatch will require a full game reinstall on all platforms, Blizzard has announced. Citing substantial changes to the game client, the studio said it needs a total restart. PC players who have the public test server version installed will have a smaller install, however."The number of back-end changes we're putting in is substantial enough that we can't just patch over the current content efficiently," the company said on its official forums. "As a result, when the next pat
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  • Walmart's Black Friday 2018 Deals On Movies And TV Series

    Black Friday is quickly approaching on Friday, November 23, the day after Thanksgiving in the US. Walmart has released its circular for the retail holiday, and it contains hundreds of physical copies of moves and television shows--along with TVs--for exceptionally low prices.Many of these deals, including games, will be available online on Wednesday, November 21 starting at 10 PM ET / 7 PM PT, while the in-store shopping kicks off on Thursday, November 22 at 6 PM, locally. Walmart will not be cl
  • Spyro Reignited Trilogy Gameplay First 10 Minutes

    Spyro Reignited brings the old favorite from the PS1 era back to breathtaking life with stunning colors and expansive settings. Here's 10 minutes of Spyro in action, captured on the PS4. Spyro Reignited will be available for PS4 and Xbox on November 13, 2018.
  • Fortnite's New Mounted Turret Is A Different Kind Of Weapon

    Fortnite developer Epic Games has been introducing new weapons and items to the hit title with nearly every update, and it looks like that trend will continue with this week's patch. The in-game News feed has given us our first glimpse at a new weapon on the way to Battle Royale mode: the Mounted Turret.Judging by its description in the feed, the Mounted Turret seems like it'll be fairly different from the other kinds of weapons you can pick up in the game. "Place the Mounted Turret and hop in t
  • Game's Early Black Friday UK Deals On PS4, Xbox One, And Nintendo Switch

    Black Friday is nearly here. November 23 is just days away, and that means many retailers have already kicked off their major season of discounts and deals. Game's Black Friday UK sale starts in earnest on November 15, but the chain has a number of deals live on its website already.Some of the biggest deals available right now pertain to consoles: you can get a PS4 Slim, Red Dead Redemption 2, two months of Now TV, and either Doom or The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind for £250. You can ge
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  • Get Free Fallout 76 Items For PS4--But Hurry

    If you can feel your apocalyptic anticipation growing, it might be because Fallout 76 is gearing up for launch on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on November 14. If you're a PS4 owner, you can grab a handful of free Fallout 76 items right now, whether you've pre-ordered the game or not. The items are only free between now and November 14, so time's running out.You can pick up your freebies right here. These include three Fallout 76 avatars, as well as a theme for your PS4. One avatar is a Nuka Cola cap, w
  • PlayStation Teases Black Friday Deals On Hardware, Accessories, And Games

    Sony has outlined its PlayStation 4 deals coming to retail stores and the digital marketplace this month. The discounts will be good from November 18-26 in the USA, or November 22-30 in Canada. Those include discounts on system bundles, accessories like controllers and PlayStation VR, and a subscription to PlayStation Plus.You can pick up a Spider-Man PS4 bundle for $200 US / $260 CAN, which nets you a 1TB standard PS4 system with a copy of the game from Insomniac. You can also pick up extra con
  • New State Of Decay 2 Free DLC Announced At X018

    Microsoft has a ton of new content coming to its biggest Xbox One and PC games of 2018, and that includes State of Decay 2. During its X018 event in Mexico City, the company gave fans their first look at Undead Labs' next update for the zombie survival game: Zed Hunter.Zed Hunter arrives as a free update for State of Decay 2 on November 16. It introduces a handful of new weapons to the game, among them the crossbow. Design director Richard Foge described the new weapon as a stealthier way to tak
  • Microsoft's Black Friday 2018 Ad Released Early

    Joining retailers like Target, Walmart, and Best Buy, Microsoft has pulled the trigger early and announced many of the deals that will be available through the Microsoft Store on Black Friday 2018. While the official date for the shopping holiday is November 23, Black Friday prices begin online at 12 AM ET November 22 / 9 PM PT November 21.What kind of deals will we see? For starters, you'll be able to save money on Xbox One consoles. The Xbox One S Minecraft Creators Bundle will be $100 off, br
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  • WWE Survivor Series 2018 Match Card: One Title On The Line

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and every WWE fan knows that Survivor Series is the next PPV the sports entertainment company will hold. The next event has the superstars from Raw and Smackdown competing against each other, which is one of the two times during the year you get to see this--with the other being Money in the Bank. All of the champions from both shows will fight each other, and both Raw and Smackdown will have three different traditional Survivor Series elimination matches
  • Indonesia urges more training for pilots after Lion Air crash

    The comments shed further light on the areas under scrutiny as investigators prepare to publish their preliminary report on Nov. 28 or 29, one month after the Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX dived into the Java Sea, killing all 189 on board.Now the investigation's focus appears to be expanding to the clarity of U.S.-approved procedures to help pilots prevent the 737 MAX over-reacting to such a data loss, and methods for training them.Soerjanto Tjahjono, head of Indonesia's transportation safety committe
  • Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Getting Three More Games Soon

    Microsoft announced even more backwards compatible games coming to the Xbox One at its X018 conference. On November 13, the service will add three more games: the full trilogy of Final Fantasy XIII titles with Xbox One X enhancements. Plus Civilization Revolution, which is already available via backwards compatibility, will be getting some Xbox One X upgrades as well.The original Final Fantasy XIII was Square Enix's big tentpole title in its marquee franchise. For its two sequels--Final Fantasy
  • Forza Horizon 4 First Expansion Heads North To Fortune Island

    At Microsoft's X018 conference, the company announced the first big expansion for Forza Horizon 4. The DLC is called Fortune Island, and it's set to launch on December 13. It keeps you racing through the UK but takes you to some northern British Isles with particularly craggy mountainsides and dangerous weather like lightning storms. The new setting isn't without its peaceful charms, though, as you'll be able to witness the aurora borealis.Naturally, Fortune Island will come alongside a new set
  • Xbox Game Pass Adding PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Plus 15 More Titles

    Microsoft has big plans for Xbox Game Pass over the coming months. At its X018 conference, the company announced 16 more games coming by the end of the year--and the line-up includes some big names and critical darlings.Today, Thief of Thieves is available on Xbox One and through Game Pass. Coming on Monday, November 12, Game Pass subscribers can grab PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds for free through the program. Then on November 22, the service will add Agents of Mayhem, MXGP3, and Thomas Was Alon
  • Crackdown 3's New Wrecking Zone Multiplayer Debuts At X018

    Alongside a release date for Crackdown 3, Microsoft took time at its X018 stage presentation to show off the first look at its open world game's new multiplayer mode. The Wrecking Zone mode takes place inside a custom, destructible arena and has you wreak havoc.Presented as a training exercise for Agents, Wrecking Zone pits two teams of five against each other. An extended gameplay demonstration showed the teams smashing their ways through walls and crumbling the floor beneath them. The brief sh
  • You Can Now Pre-Load Fallout 76

    If you've pre-ordered Fallout 76, you can start downloading it to be ready for release next week. Bethesda gave word that the install is ready to go, along with instructions on what to do with that beta file you may still have laying around.According to a series of tweets, the pre-load is available on Xbox One and will follow for PlayStation 4 and PC soon. If you have the console versions of the beta installed, you can delete them and your progress will still carry over to the full game. If you
  • Crackdown 3 Release Date Finally Confirmed At X018

    At Microsoft's X018 conference, the company finally announced a release date for Crackdown 3. The anticipated open-world sequel will come to Xbox One and PCs on February 15, 2019. As a first-party published game, it will be available to Xbox Game Pass subscribers on release day.The presentation also took the wraps off of the new Crackdown 3 multiplayer mode, Wrecking Zone. The new mode pits two teams of five against each other in the midst of destructible arenas. An extended gameplay presentatio
  • You Can Watch YouTube On Your Nintendo Switch

    Nintendo Switch is a little more of a multi-purpose device today, with the addition of a YouTube app. You can now download the YouTube app through the Nintendo Eshop for free, and notably you don't need Nintendo's online subscription service to use it.The app allows you to watch anything in YouTube's catalog in both docked and handheld modes. That includes tons of original content from users, along with livestreams, how-to guides, music, and more. You can log in with your Google account to acces
  • Fortnite: Disco Domination Limited-Time Mode Replaces Blitz

    Fortnite has pulled its limited-time Blitz mode and replaced it with the funky Disco Domination. Epic didn't give any stated reason for the swap, but Blitz just returned in the recent 6.22 update, so it was particularly limited.Blitz mode speeds up the traditional Fortnite match by closing the storm circle right from the start. The result is a match that lasts no longer than 15 minutes, and features much more loot to find around the map. Disco Domination, by comparison, keeps matches a normal le
  • Best Buy Already Offering Early Black Friday Deals

    Black Friday is just around the corner, and some retailers are getting started a little early with sales kicking off days or even weeks before the big event. Best Buy has released its Black Friday ad detailing its own deals, and started offering some of the discounts already.The Best Buy site shows off the circular ad and has some items already marked down. The Oculus Rift bundle has been marked down to $350 from $400, and a few Turtle Beach console headsets are half-priced at $30. The deals als
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Native American Reference Will Be Removed

    Nintendo has said it plans to edit an animation in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate that features an offensive depiction of Native Americans. The company has said that the decades-old reference does not reflect its current values.The animation comes from Mr. Game & Watch, whose attacks are based on the LCD handheld games from Nintendo. Reset Era noticed the move, which comes from the 1982 cowboy game Fire Attack. That game had you defending a wooden fort from Native Americans wielding torches. The
  • How Fallout 76 Is Changing Due To Beta Feedback

    Fallout 76 has just one beta test left, and Bethesda has issued a statement regarding some fixes it is already planning based on feedback from the testing. Some of the tweaks are more technical in nature, while others address unintended bugs that could severely hamper the game experience. For other points, Bethesda explains why it isn't intending to implement certain requests, at least not right away.On the technical end, the company is planning to support ultra-wide 21:9 displays sometime post-
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's DLC Roster Is Already Decided

    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will spend roughly a year after its launch adding more characters, stages, and music tracks via downloadable content. Don't waste time starting that letter campaign for Dixie Kong, though--director Masahiro Sakurai says the roster is already locked."Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s DLC line-up is now complete," Sakurai said in a tweet. "This time the selection was made entirely by Nintendo. I decide if we can create a fighter based on their selection, then come up wi
  • Assassin's Creed Odyssey's November Update Raises Level Cap

    Ubisoft is treating Assassin's Creed Odyssey as an ongoing live game, and that means regular updates. The studio has laid out its plans for November, and they include lots of new content along with quality-of-life tweaks.The new Lost Tales of Greece series of questlines will kick off this month, starting with The Show Must Go On. In that quest, you'll play as an actor playing King Leonidas in the Battle of 300. The second Lost Tale of Greece, called Divine Intervention, will have you meeting a m
  • Shrek And Puss In Boots Getting A Reboot

    Universal Pictures is planning a reboot of the Shrek franchise, as headed up by the creator of Despicable Me. The new take on the character would ideally maintain the iconic vocal performances that helped define the series, but feature fresh new stories. Puss in Boots, the sidekick character who got his own spin-off movie of the same name, is being considered a part of this reboot effort as well.Variety reports that Chris Meledandri is overseeing the project. In a profile, Meledandri said he wou
  • Fortnite Outlines Mobile Roadmap, New Features Coming

    Epic has outlined its upcoming plans for Fortnite on mobile, which includes several additional customization features, improved performance, and under-the-hood tweaks. The announcement lays out an ambitious set of improvements on the whole, with various features either already available or coming soon.Available now are more editable HUB settings, letting you snap elements to the grid and choose between visibility settings for the three modes of gameplay--building, editing, and combat. Plus the s
  • Donald Trump Calls For End To Florida Recounts, Flouting Democratic Process

    President Donald Trump on Monday called on Florida election officials to buck

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