• New Smash Bros., Splatoon Rewards Added To My Nintendo

    New Smash Bros., Splatoon Rewards Added To My Nintendo
    Nintendo has added a couple of new physical rewards to its My Nintendo loyalty program. My Nintendo members can now spend their points on a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate greeting card set or a Splatoon 2 keychain set.The Smash Bros. greeting card set costs 400 Platinum points and is designed to resemble the series' signature invitation letter. The Splatoon 2 keychain set, meanwhile, costs 350 Platinum points and comes with keychains of the Super Mushroom and Super Star, the two Mario power-ups feat
  • AEW's Scorpio Sky, Revisiting "Man's Man" Steven Regal, And More | Wrestle Buddies Episode 38

    AEW's Scorpio Sky, Revisiting "Man's Man" Steven Regal, And More | Wrestle Buddies Episode 38
    This week on Wrestle Buddies, GameSpot's professional wrestling podcast, Chris E. Hayner and Mat Elfring are revisiting a short-lived gimmick from the late '90s that they love too much, and welcome AEW superstar Scorpio Sky and his new podcast co-host, Funhaus's James Willems.First, it's a time warp back to 1998 for the introduction of Man's Man Steven Regal. Yes, that's the same person as proper British gentleman William Regal. At one point, he was repackaged as a tough guy that does manly acti
  • Crossover Fighter SNK Vs. Capcom: The Match Of The Millennium Gets Nintendo Switch Rating

    Crossover Fighter SNK Vs. Capcom: The Match Of The Millennium Gets Nintendo Switch Rating
    The classic SNK fighter SNK vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium has apparently received a rating for Nintendo Switch by the Gaming Rating and Administration Committee of Korea.According to the rating, the game is set for everyone 12 years old and up, with the reason being SNK vs. Capcom: Match of the Millennium contains some minor violent expressions. Gematsu notes that the rating suggests the 2D fighter could be the next entry in SNK's Neo Geo Pocket Color Selection on Nintendo Switch, though t
  • Yet Another Game Dev Acquired By Tencent, And This Time It's Don't Starve Maker Klei

    Yet Another Game Dev Acquired By Tencent, And This Time It's Don't Starve Maker Klei
    After a massive year of acquisitions and investments in 2020, the Chinese internet company Tencent has bought another prominent game studio.It was confirmed on Friday that Tencent has acquired Klei, the developers of Shank and Don't Starve. Klei confirmed the buyout in a post on its forums."I want to take a moment to announce that we have agreed to deal for Tencent to purchase a majority stake in Klei Entertainment," the studio said. "As part of this agreement, Klei retains full autonomy of crea
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  • Pixar's Soul Tops The Streaming Nielsen Ratings For The End Of December

    Pixar's Soul Tops The Streaming Nielsen Ratings For The End Of December
    Between December 21-27, the top streamed piece of content in the United States was none other than Pixar's Soul--which was released on December 25 on Disney+. Also making that week's Top 10 are Bridgerton, The Office, and The Mandalorian.The Nielsen streaming ratings state that 1.6 billion minutes were viewed for Soul, and while this is for the week of December 21, Soul premiered on Disney+ on December 25, so these numbers account for only three days. The only other Disney+ content that landed o
  • The King's Man Pushed Back To August 20 By Disney

    The King's Man Pushed Back To August 20 By Disney
    The third movie in the Kingsman franchise, The King's Man, has been bumped from a March 12 release date to August 20 this year. The move was reported by The Hollywood Reporter, and this film alone is one of many that has had multiple delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic--when it was first announced in 2020, it was expected in theaters September 18 of that year.Despite being the third movie, it's actually a prequel set decades before the first two movies in the Kingsman series, and as such, it doe
  • GameSpot After Dark 77: Hitman, Hitmanlee, & Hitmanchan

    GameSpot After Dark 77: Hitman, Hitmanlee, & Hitmanchan
    This week's episode of GameSpot After Dark is all about Hitman 3 and Resident Evil. The former is the big release for January and both Jake and Jean-Luc are playing it. IO Interactives third, and supposedly final, entry in the World of Assassination story has been received well and the gang discuss why it's so good.Of course, the big news for the week comes from Capcom's Resident Evil Showcase, which offered us an in-depth look at Resident Evil Village gameplay, as well as other upcoming Residen
  • Euro Truck Sim Developer Apologizes For Its Comments About The COVID-19 Vaccine

    Euro Truck Sim Developer Apologizes For Its Comments About The COVID-19 Vaccine
    The developers of the popular Euro Truck Simulator series have apologized for comments the studio made in a press release about the COVID-19 vaccine.The Czech studio issued a press release on Friday about its "Hauling Hope" in-game campaign that is raising awareness for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. So it took some by surprise to see a line in the release that stated, "We do not take a stand neither for or against vaccines."The studio has now explained what happened. This was a "f**k up," accor
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  • Pokemon Go Entei Guide: Counters, Weaknesses, And More Tips

    Pokemon Go Entei Guide: Counters, Weaknesses, And More Tips
    Entei is making an encore appearance in Pokemon Go very soon. To coincide with the Johto Celebration event, the Legendary Fire Pokemon is returning to five-star Raids beginning January 26. If you're looking to add the Legendary to your collection, here are some tips to help you beat and catch Entei before it leaves the game again.Entei Raid ScheduleEntei will return to five-star Raid Battles starting at 10 AM local time on January 26, and it'll be available until the same time on January 31, giv
  • Hitman 3 Dartmoor Case File Guide: How To Find The Arthur Edwards Intel

    Hitman 3 Dartmoor Case File Guide: How To Find The Arthur Edwards Intel
    Hitman 3's second mission, set in Dartmoor, has the usual objective: Find a way to assassinate a particular target without anyone knowing. But it also carries a secondary requirement for Agent 47, asking you to locate a case file about Arthur Edwards, Hitman 3's primary antagonist. Getting that file requires as intricate a solution as taking out an assassination target, but you can't complete Dartmoor without it.Luckily, there are multiple ways to snag the Case File in Dartmoor, so you have plen
  • Next GameStop Pro Day Sale Set For Saturday—Here Are The Deals To Expect

    Next GameStop Pro Day Sale Set For Saturday—Here Are The Deals To Expect
    GameStop's first Pro Day sale of 2021 is kicking off this Saturday, January 23, offering PowerUp Rewards Pro members the chance to save on games, accessories, and collectibles. As usual, the sale will run for a full 24 hours, and only Pro members who are signed into their account will be able to take advantage of the online deals. The Pro Day deals will also be available in stores.The new Pro Day sale brings discounts on games for Nintendo Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, and Xbox One. There a
  • New Microsoft Patent Could Create AI Chatbots For Dead People

    New Microsoft Patent Could Create AI Chatbots For Dead People
    Microsoft has been given the green light on a new patent that allows the company to revive dead people by turning their digital and real-life footprints into artificial intelligence chatbots.According to the patent--which was filed on December 1, 2020--the tech allows Microsoft to cull "images, voice data, social media posts, electronic messages, and more personal information" to create a digital profile of someone to build a chatbot of them. While the most obvious application is "to make a chat
  • The Pokemon Company Is Cracking Down On Sword And Shield Cheaters

    The Pokemon Company Is Cracking Down On Sword And Shield Cheaters
    The Pokemon Company is implementing stricter measures to deal with cheaters in Pokemon Sword and Shield. The company released a statement in Pokemon Home addressing the issue and outlining some of the ways in which it plans to penalize those who alter game data or use hacked Pokemon."We are aware that some users are playing Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield, as well as using Pokemon Home, with altered data," the statement begins. "Additionally, certain users have been causing issues that impair t
  • This Xbox Live Gold Deal Lets Subscribers Save Big On Game Pass Ultimate

    This Xbox Live Gold Deal Lets Subscribers Save Big On Game Pass Ultimate
    Newegg is selling six-month subscriptions for Xbox Live Gold for $33 today only with promo code EMCEHSH46. Normally, this wouldn't be a notable deal, but due to the newly announced changes to Xbox Live Gold pricing, you can convert that subscription to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate at no extra charge. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate normally costs $90 for six months, so this is quite the deal. That said, not everyone can take advantage of this offer.Xbox Live Gold: 6 Months $33 with promo code EMCEHSH46 See a
  • New Subscribers Can Get 6 Months Of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate For $33

    New Subscribers Can Get 6 Months Of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate For $33
    Newegg is selling six-month subscriptions for Xbox Live Gold for $33 today only with promo code EMCEHSH46. Normally, this wouldn't be a notable deal, but due to the newly announced changes to Xbox Live Gold pricing, you can convert that subscription to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate at no extra charge. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate normally costs $90 for six months, so this is quite the deal. That said, not everyone can take advantage of this offer.Xbox Live Gold: 6 Months $33 with promo code EMCEHSH46 See a
  • Eli Roth's History of Horror Will Return To AMC For Season 3

    Eli Roth's History of Horror Will Return To AMC For Season 3
    Eli Roth's History of Horror has been greenlit for Season 3. The documentary series is produced by AMC and hosted by Roth, who is best known for directing movies like Hostel and Death Wish.As reported by Deadline, Eli Roth's History of Horror Season 3 will once more explore different sub-genres and themes and feature interviews with a wide range of figures from the genre. The episode titles for the new season include 'Sinister Psychics,' 'Infections,' 'Mad Scientists,' 'Apocalyptic Horror,' 'Seq
  • $250,000 Call of Duty: Warzone Tournament Deals With A Slew Of Cheating Allegations

    $250,000 Call of Duty: Warzone Tournament Deals With A Slew Of Cheating Allegations
    A team was removed from the Twitch Rivals $250,000 Call of Duty: Warzone Doritos Bowl championship after it was ruled that they had been cheating.Streamer Metzy_B was accused of cheating by several other players, including 100 Thieves' Tom "Tommey" Trewren. When looking at Metzy_B's gameplay, Trewren said that the other streamer had to have been using some kind of cheat to lock onto other players, as it looked like his aim had "locked onto the guy by accident."After reviewing the clip in questio
  • Why Is Everyone So Small In Resident Evil Re:Verse?

    Why Is Everyone So Small In Resident Evil Re:Verse?
    Resident Evil Re:verse was revealed during this week's Resident Evil Village showcase, acting as a multiplayer accompaniment to the campaign. Something doesn't seem quite right with the scale of the shooter action, however, and it might be down to the characters themselves.Some fans have started noticing that the sizes of the in-game models used for characters like Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield seem much smaller than usual, especially when viewed in reused spaces such as the police station fr
  • Comedian Dave Chappelle Tests Positive For COVID-19

    Comedian Dave Chappelle Tests Positive For COVID-19
    Comedian Dave Chappelle has tested positive for COVID-19, according to The New York Times. Chappelle was set for a weekend of shows with comedian-podcaster Joe Rogan in Austin, Texas at the Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater, but the shows have now been canceled."Dave Chappelle is quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19," a rep for the comedian said in a statement. "Chappelle has safely conducted socially-distanced shows in Ohio since June 2020 and he moved those shows to Austin during the
  • Destiny 2: Where Is Xur This Week? Exotic Items / Location Guide (January 22-26)

    Destiny 2: Where Is Xur This Week? Exotic Items / Location Guide (January 22-26)
    This week saw a tough new mission appear in Destiny 2. The new Harbinger quest functions like The Whisper or Zero Hour, forcing you through some tough battles but allowing you to earn versions of the Exotic hand cannon Hawkmoon with fresh sets of perks. If you're struggling with Harbinger, you might want to hit up Xur this week as he returns to the solar system with a fresh batch of Exotics that can help you survive. Head to The EDZ, to the Winding Cove area, to find Xur this week. For his weapo
  • Resident Evil 4 Remake Delayed Due To Development Overhaul - Report

    Resident Evil 4 Remake Delayed Due To Development Overhaul - Report
    The rumored Resident Evil 4 remake might be further away than initially suspected, with a report stating that Capcom is changing direction on the project and shaking up its development studio.The report by VGC indicates that a remake of Resident Evil 4 has been in development since 2018, following the formats established by remakes for both Resident Evil 2 and 3. The studio leading the project was M-Two, a studio founded by PlatinumGames' Tetsuya Minami. The studio most recently contributed to t
  • A VHS Release Of Hit Zoom Horror Movie Host Is Coming Soon

    A VHS Release Of Hit Zoom Horror Movie Host Is Coming Soon
    Last year's acclaimed found footage horror movie Host is getting a VHS release. The film, which was shot entirely on Zoom during lockdown, will be released on a limited edition tape on February 2.The Host VHS release is being produced by the horror merchandise company Broke Horror Fan. It will be available in two variants--a standard edition that features art by Neil Fraser and a variant with art by Eileen Steinbach. Numbers for these tapes are extremely limited--there will be 75 copies of the s
  • Shuttered Movie Theaters Reopening As COVID-19 Vaccine Sites

    Shuttered Movie Theaters Reopening As COVID-19 Vaccine Sites
    After making the difficult decision to temporarily close all Stone Theatres locations due to COVID-19, the North and South Carolina cinema chain has reportedly converted its theaters to vaccine sites according to Variety. For an industry that was forced to get creative due to the pandemic restristrictions (including AMC allowing small groups to rent out theaters), this is a nice symbolic shift that hopefully can help us move along to the next chapter of the coronavirus."This allowed us to go fro
  • Star Wars Rogue One TV Show: Alan Tudyk Confirms K-2SO Won't Be In Andor Season 1

    Star Wars Rogue One TV Show: Alan Tudyk Confirms K-2SO Won't Be In Andor Season 1
    Among the numerous Star Wars TV shows in the works for Disney+ is a Rogue One prequel show about Cassian Andor. One of the main characters from the movie, the Alan Tudyk-voiced robot K-2SO, won't be involved in the show, however, at least not for its first season.The actor confirmed this recently in an interview with Collider. "They're shooting it right now; I'm not in it. But, if it stays on the air, stories keep getting told, I'll end up in there," he said. "I'm going to be in the show. It's j
  • Superman & Lois Will Be Super-Emo, Based On New CW Trailer

    Superman & Lois Will Be Super-Emo, Based On New CW Trailer
    The CW has released a more in-depth trailer for the up-and-coming series Superman & Lois, which debuts on February 23. And if the new video is any indication, it will be super-emotional.Although the newly released season trailer for The CW's Superman & Lois series is barely more than a minute long, chances are pretty good within its minute and 10-second runtime you'll instantly be able to tell if the show is for you. For example, in a voiceover, Lois Lane talks about millennials losing j
  • Deathloop Will Make You Question The Motives Of Its Protagonist

    Deathloop Will Make You Question The Motives Of Its Protagonist
    Dishonored and Prey developer Arkane is putting the final touches on its new IP, Deathloop, before it launches later this year, allowing the team to start delving into some of the aspects of its world design.Although most of Arkane's games have given you the freedom to deal with enemies in different ways, Deathloop might have you questioning the motives of its protagonist entirely. Speaking to the Official PlayStation Magazine for its February 2021 issue, Deathloop's game director, Dinga Bakaba,
  • One Of Australia's Biggest Game Studios Has Been Sold

    One Of Australia's Biggest Game Studios Has Been Sold
    One of Australia's most notable game developers has been sold to Nacon, a French video game accessories company that also publishes games.Nacon is buying Big Ant Studios, the developers of various rugby, cricket, and tennis games, for a maximum price of €35 million, with a guarantee of €15M at the time the ink hits the paper. Big Ant might get even more money if it reaches certain performance targets through 2024, Nacon said in its announcement.The deal is expected to officially close
  • Pokemon Sword And Shield Lunar New Year Event Now Live, Features Shiny Tauros

    Pokemon Sword And Shield Lunar New Year Event Now Live, Features Shiny Tauros
    A new limited-time Max Raid event is now underway in Pokemon Sword and Shield. To celebrate the Year of the Ox, the oxen Pokemon Tauros, Miltank, and Bouffalant are appearing more frequently in Max Raid dens in both games this weekend, and you'll have a chance to encounter a Shiny Tauros in five-star Raids.Like other "extra" Max Raid events, however, the Lunar New Year event will only be around for a couple of days. The event runs until 3:59 PM PT / 6:59 PM ET / 11:59 PM UTC on Sunday, January 2
  • New Details On Next Game From Inside, Limbo Developer Revealed

    New Details On Next Game From Inside, Limbo Developer Revealed
    The team behind the acclaimed games Limbo and Inside has shared some new insight on its next game, and it sounds like it will be quite different from its previous work.Playdead's current game is a third-person sci-fi adventure title that takes place in a "remote corner of the universe." The game has no title yet. Some of the job ads include art for what might be the current game, though this is never explicitly stated. Check out the new artwork in the gallery below.GalleryThis information comes
  • Razer PC Accessories Are Up To 50% Off Today Only: Gaming Keyboards, Mice, And More

    Razer PC Accessories Are Up To 50% Off Today Only: Gaming Keyboards, Mice, And More
    Razer makes some of the best and most popular PC gaming peripherals on the market today. If you're looking for a new gaming keyboard, mouse, or headset, you can't go wrong with a Razer product. Best Buy's current Deal of the Day focuses on a wide variety of Razer PC peripherals, including multiple BlackWidow gaming keyboards that would pair nicely with the gaming mice options also featured in the sale. The Deal of the Day only runs until 10 PM PT / 1 AM ET, so you'll have to make your picks quic

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