• Xbox Series X/S Has Impressive Early Start in UK

    Xbox Series X/S Has Impressive Early Start in UK
    Early Xbox launch numbers have been released for the UK via a VGC report, and it appears the console is performing slightly ahead of what the Xbox One managed back in 2013. This makes it the largest Xbox launch ever for the region. It was also the biggest Xbox launch of all time, with a global release instead of a region-stagged launch like Microsoft has done in the past. The difference between the two generations isn't enormous, with the Xbox Series X and Series S managing to sell 155,000 units
  • Genshin Impact's Zhongli Is Available As A Playable Character This Week

    Genshin Impact's Zhongli Is Available As A Playable Character This Week
    With the Unreconciled Stars event finished and Tartaglia's event banner drawing to a close, Genshin Impact is about to drop the remainder of the new content that was patched in with Update 1.1--including a new quest and two new characters. Zhongli, a five-star character who players will know as a big part of the game's major storyline in Chapter 1, will now get his own featured event banner called "Gentry of Hermitage".The new banner features Zhongli as its main 5-star character, meaning players
  • The Goonies Cast Are Holding Another Virtual Reunion For Charity This Year

    The Goonies Cast Are Holding Another Virtual Reunion For Charity This Year
    Back in April this year, Josh Gad held a reunion for a number of the cast and crew of 80s classic The Goonies, in order to raise money for the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. Now, the cast is coming together again, this time to benefit charity No Kid Hungry.The new reunion was announced by Goonies director Richard Donner, and will include cast members Josh Brolin, Sean Astin, Martha Plimpton, Corey Feldman, Kerri Green, Jonathan Ke Quan, and Joe Pantoliano. Taking place this Saturday, December
  • Nintendo Switch Fortnite Edition Bundle Available Now For Cyber Monday

    Nintendo Switch Fortnite Edition Bundle Available Now For Cyber Monday
    In October, Nintendo released a special Fortnite-themed Nintendo Switch called the Fortnite Wildcat Bundle, but US fans could only import it from Europe. As a Cyber Monday surprise, Nintendo has brought the cool Fortnite console stateside. It's currently available to purchase at Walmart for $299 as part of the retailer's Cyber Monday sale. This seems to be a limited-time restock, as Nintendo's website says "available while supplies last," and like other Switch bundles, we expect it'll sell out f
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  • An Episode Of Lucasfilm Comedy Star Wars Detours Has Leaked Online

    An Episode Of Lucasfilm Comedy Star Wars Detours Has Leaked Online
    Star Wars Detours, a comedic show produced by Lucasfilm Animation in partnership with Robot Chicken's Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, has long been the stuff of legend in the Star Wars fandom, with 39 episodes produced in 2013--and not a single one ever released to the public. Now, a full 6-minute episode titled "Dog Day Afternoon" has leaked online.The series was announced at Star Wars Celebration in 2012 but was later put on hold, likely as the satirical comedy show was not considered the bes
  • Cyberpunk 2077 Multiplayer Is More Than Just A Mode

    Cyberpunk 2077 Multiplayer Is More Than Just A Mode
    CD Projekt Red has cleared up some confusion about the upcoming multiplayer game set in the Cyberpunk 2077 universe. Executive Adam Kicinski said during the company's latest earnings briefing that it's not right to call it just a "mode" for Cyberpunk 2077.Instead, it should be thought of as a standalone product. "So, first, we don't call it modes," Kicinski said (transcription via Seeking Alpha). "It's a separate dedicated production, a big production. We think about it as a standalone product."
  • Demon's Souls Player Discovers PS5 Trophy Videos Record Mic Audio, Too

    Demon's Souls Player Discovers PS5 Trophy Videos Record Mic Audio, Too
    Defeating an enemy in a Souls game can be extremely satisfying, and with the Demon's Souls remake debuting as a PlayStation 5 launch title, many early adopters are discovering the joys of slaying its titular demons. The PS5 records a video when you earn a trophy, and one player made a fun discovery as he defeated the Tower Knight--that video can include your mic audio.Reddit user helloiamjack posted a video of his successful defeat of the Demon's Souls boss to the PS5 subreddit, and amusingly, i
  • Sean Astin On Which Lord Of The Rings Scene Always Makes Him Cry

    Sean Astin On Which Lord Of The Rings Scene Always Makes Him Cry
    Goonies and Rudy actor Sean Astin starred in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings series as the ever-faithful and genuine Samwise Gamgee. The character appears in a number of emotional and impactful scenes as he helps Frodo to Mordor to destroy the One Ring, but there is one scene in particular that always makes Astin choke up.Speaking to CinemeBlend, Astin said he always tears up during the scene in Return of the King when Aragorn expresses his gratitude to Sam and the rest of the Hobbits for
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  • Croods: A New Age Had A Pretty Good Opening Weekend By 2020 Standards

    Croods: A New Age Had A Pretty Good Opening Weekend By 2020 Standards
    The Croods: A New Age opened at the US box office over the Thanksgiving weekend, and it was--by the standards of 2020 movie releases--a solid success. The film pulled in $14.2 million across the 5-day frame beginning Wednesday, Deadline reports, with $9.7 million of that figure happening across the three-day weekend. The film was shown on 2211 screens, according to Box Office Mojo.That's the second-best figure posted by a movie since the pandemic closed cinemas back in March, after Tenet's openi
  • Harry Potter Movie Director Recalls Stress Of Adapting The Book And Thinking He Would Be Fired

    Harry Potter Movie Director Recalls Stress Of Adapting The Book And Thinking He Would Be Fired
    Chris Columbus, the director of the first two Harry Potter films, has recalled some of the stress he felt during the production of the first film in particular.Speaking to Collider, Columbus said he felt "the pressure of the world" when filming the first movie, The Sorcerer's Stone/The Philosopher's Stone. "I knew if I screwed this one up it's all over," he said. "You can't screw up this book. So I had to go to the set every day with sort of tunnel vision in terms of not thinking about the outsi
  • SaGa Frontier Remastered Announced, And It'll Feature An Extra Playable Character

    SaGa Frontier Remastered Announced, And It'll Feature An Extra Playable Character
    SaGa Frontier Remastered has been announced, and it's an improved version of Square's 1998 PS1 JRPG. The game, originally released in the US in 1998, is being remastered for Switch, PS4, mobile, and PC, and some cut content is being restored for this new version.SaGa Frontier presented players with seven potential protagonists, and let them explore the game world in a non-linear fashion. For the Remaster, there are now eight characters--Fuse, who appeared on the start screen but was not availabl
  • Extraction 2: Avengers Director Joe Russo Reveals When The Movie May Start Filming

    Extraction 2: Avengers Director Joe Russo Reveals When The Movie May Start Filming
    Extraction, the Chris Hemsworth-starring action movie for Netflix written by Joe and Anthony Russo (The Avengers), is getting a sequel, and now we know when it may begin shooting. Joe Russo told ComicBook that the plan, as it stands currently, is to start cameras rolling at some point in 2021.Plans could change, of course, and it all depends on when the script is finished--which it is not currently."We're in the script phase right now but we're hoping to shoot that sometime next year. And then y
  • Darth Vader Actor David Prowse Passes Away

    Darth Vader Actor David Prowse Passes Away
    David Prowse, the actor inside Darth Vader's suit in the original Star Wars trilogy, has passed away. He was 85.Star Wars creator George Lucas said in a statement, "David brought a physicality to Darth Vader that was essential for the character. He made Vader leap off the page and on to the big screen, with an imposing stature and movement performance to match the intensity and undercurrent of Vader’s presence."Lucasfilm was saddened to learn of the passing of David Prowse, who provided th
  • Chadwick Boseman Tribute Video Added To Black Panther On Disney Plus

    Chadwick Boseman Tribute Video Added To Black Panther On Disney Plus
    November 29 is Chadwick Boseman's birthday, and to mark the occasion for the late actor, Disney updated the Marvel movie intro for Black Panther on Disney Plus to be focused on him. Boseman passed away in August. This would have been his 44th birthday.The new video uses the same structure as the main one, but the text, images, and video puts the focus on Boseman and his various appearances in the MCU.Long live the King. #WakandaForever pic.twitter.com/uW1KisOkTq— Marvel Entertainment (@Mar
  • Best Cyber Monday Game Deals 2020

    Best Cyber Monday Game Deals 2020
    After weeks of retailers promoting Black Friday deals, we're finally approaching the end of the year's biggest sales period--but it's not over quite yet. Cyber Monday 2020 is here, bringing one last wave of steep discounts before the holidays. While some Black Friday sales are wrapping up today, most retailers have moved on to Cyber Monday already, with sales going live at Amazon, Target, and Best Buy.Cyber Monday deals tend to be a mixture of recycled Black Friday deals and brand-new ones that
  • Nintendo Switch Game Bundle Will Get Big Cyber Monday Discount Tomorrow

    Nintendo Switch Game Bundle Will Get Big Cyber Monday Discount Tomorrow
    Target's Cyber Monday sale is live now, but select deals won't be available until tomorrow, including one particularly solid Nintendo Switch deal. You'll be able to pick up the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe + Super Mario Party Double Pack for $80, down from $100. The Double Pack is a Target exclusive, and the deal will be available tomorrow only, according to Target's weekly ad. There's a good chance this Cyber Monday deal will sell out, so you'll probably want to snag it as soon as possible. Mario Kart 8
  • Xbox Game Pass Playfully Teases Mysterious New Game On Twitter

    Xbox Game Pass Playfully Teases Mysterious New Game On Twitter
    The Xbox Game Pass Twitter account is up to some shenanigans again. Back in September, the account posted an email exchange that not-so-subtly implied that Doom Eternal was coming to the service soon, and it joined the console Xbox Game Pass on October 1. Now, the account is teasing another big addition, but we can't quite tell what game they're referencing.Honestly we have no idea what gif or sinister red light Melissa is referring to pic.twitter.com/QaOK7jZNkM— Xbox Game Pass (@XboxGameP
  • Spoon-Bending Magician Uri Geller Gives Nintendo Permission To Make Kadabra Pokemon Cards Again

    Spoon-Bending Magician Uri Geller Gives Nintendo Permission To Make Kadabra Pokemon Cards Again
    After a 20-year legal dispute, magician and spoon-bending illusionist Uri Geller has given Nintendo permission to once again use Kadabra on Pokemon cards. The self-proclaimed psychic's dispute with Nintendo began in 2000 when he sued the company, alleging that his name and signature spoon-bending act had been stolen and used in the creation of a Pokemon that vilified him."I want to tell the world before the start of the holiday season that I have nothing whatsoever to do with these violent chara
  • Top 007 Things We Want From The IO Interactive Bond Game

    Top 007 Things We Want From The IO Interactive Bond Game
    With IO Interactive taking on the next James Bond game, we list the things we'd like to see most from the Hitman developer's upcoming 'Project 007'.
  • Amateur Developer Has Remade The Worst Legend Of Zelda Games

    Amateur Developer Has Remade The Worst Legend Of Zelda Games
    One amateur game developer has decided to give two of the most notoriously terrible Legend of Zelda games a second chance, remaking Link: The Faces of Evil and Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon for a new audience, as reported by Eurogamer.Originally developed by Animation Magic and released on the CD-i console in 1993, Faces of Evil and Wand of Gamelon are considered to be the worst Legend of Zelda games in the entire series thanks to the frustrating gameplay and unintentionally terrifying animated cut
  • Paper Mario: The Origami King Is $10 Off At Amazon For Black Friday

    Paper Mario: The Origami King Is $10 Off At Amazon For Black Friday
    While we've seen quite a few doorbuster Nintendo Switch game deals for Black Friday, discounts on 2020 exclusives have been less common. Over the past day or so, however, retailers have started to offer modest deals on recent releases such as Super Mario 3D All-Stars and Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (this deal has sadly ended, though). And now you can also save on Paper Mario: The Origami King at Amazon. Normally $60, the charming role-playing game is down to $50 for a limited time.As with m
  • This Awesome Zelda Art Book Is 50% Off At Amazon For Black Friday

    This Awesome Zelda Art Book Is 50% Off At Amazon For Black Friday
    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild remains one of the best Nintendo Switch games, even though it launched the same day as the console. If you're a big Breath of the Wild fan who can't wait for its upcoming sequel, Amazon has a great Black Friday deal on the wonderful official art book. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Creating a Champion is on sale for nearly 50% off, and this also happens to be the deluxe Hero's edition. Breath of the Wild Creating a Champion Hero Edition $52.48 (
  • Black Friday Flash Deal: Persona 4 Golden (Steam) For Its Best Price Yet

    Black Friday Flash Deal: Persona 4 Golden (Steam) For Its Best Price Yet
    Persona 4 Golden is one of the most beloved RPGs of its era, but many fans of the series didn't get to play it back when it was a PlayStation Vita-exclusive. Today, the Steam version of Persona 4 Golden is only $12.79 at Fanatical. However, this is a one-day-only flash deal, and less than 24 hours remain to claim it.For comparison, Persona 4 Golden is usually priced at $20 on Steam, but it's currently discounted to $16 in Steam's Black Friday sale. Purchasing the game at Fanatical will get you a
  • Marvel's Avengers Sold Below Expectations, Square Enix Confirms

    Marvel's Avengers Sold Below Expectations, Square Enix Confirms
    Over the past few days, rumors have circulated around the gaming industry that Marvel's Avengers sold well below Square Enix's expectations, which led to a disappointing financial quarter for the publisher. Now, an official transcript of a Square Enix investor briefing confirms that the game underperformed, which resulted in the publisher's HD Games division posting an overall loss."The HD Games sub-segment posted an operating loss as initial sales of Marvel’s Avengers were lower than we h
  • Snag This Black Friday Deal Before You Shop The Switch eShop Sale

    Snag This Black Friday Deal Before You Shop The Switch eShop Sale
    The Black Friday deals keep rolling in as the weekend progresses, and the latest deal available at Amazon should be of interest to those browsing the Black Friday Nintendo eShop or Xbox Live sales. Though those sales are offering steep discounts on some great digital games, you can save even more money if you take advantage of a Black Friday deal on gift cards. Right now, Nintendo eShop gift cards and Xbox gift cards are available for 10% off at Amazon. (For those who prefer to shop at Best Buy,
  • Firearms Expert Reacts To Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare’s Guns

    Firearms Expert Reacts To Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare’s Guns
    Jonathan Ferguson, a weapons expert and Keeper of Firearms & Artillery at the Royal Armouries, breaks down the iconic weaponry of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019, including the SIG MCX assault rifle, the Uzi submachine gun, the Dragunov sniper rifle, and a silenced Desert Eagle. Yes, you read that right.
  • PS5 Players Who Sell PS Plus Collection Access Could Get Banned

    PS5 Players Who Sell PS Plus Collection Access Could Get Banned
    The PlayStation Plus Collection gives PS5 owners access to some of the biggest PS4 games as part of their standard PS Plus subscription, but you cannot claim the games via PS4. That led to a market of PS5 owners offering to sell access to these games via temporary guest logins on their console, but it appears this practice is resulting in bans. Here's how it works in a nutshell:PS5 owner offers to claim PS Plus Collection games for a PS4 owner.PS4 owner gives them their login details so the PS5
  • Assassin's Creed Valhalla Players Are Making Easy Opals By Killing Dummies

    Assassin's Creed Valhalla Players Are Making Easy Opals By Killing Dummies
    Assassin's Creed Valhalla features a dynamic world to explore, filled with all manner of danger and mystery. If you're looking to start a fight and make some coin in the process, the Thousand Eyes merchants are happy to hand out contracts that will reward players with Opals that can be used to buy rare gear and exotic cosmetics.Many of these contracts revolve around a simple formula of being sent to assassinate an unlucky target: one who is usually near your location. A new bug around these cont
  • New On HBO Max In December 2020: Wonder Woman 1984 Arrives, Batman Leaves

    New On HBO Max In December 2020: Wonder Woman 1984 Arrives, Batman Leaves
    Easy come, easy go. That's the motto anyone who watches streaming services should keep in mind, because shows and movies are leaving services just as often as they appear. And that makes sense for an independent service like Netflix or a multi-studio service like Hulu. Warner Bros., on the other hand, owns HBO Max as well as most, if not all, of the titles available on it. That includes the list below of new titles joining and leaving HBO Max in December.We can't help but wonder, then, why so ma
  • The Division 2 Update 12 Now Live On PC PTS, Full Patch Notes Detailed

    The Division 2 Update 12 Now Live On PC PTS, Full Patch Notes Detailed
    Ubisoft has opened up Phase 2 of Title Update 12 for The Division 2 on the PC Public Test Server until Wednesday, December 2. The new phase will bring about a number of changes, including buffing some weapons and addressing bugs. Check out the patch notes below.The PDR assault rifle saw a damage buff to make it a competitive option when stacked against other assault rifles. The Exotics Bighorn and Capacitor have had their magazines increased, while the Exotic Scorpio saw some PvE and PvP debuffs

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