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  • Nintendo has launched new website for Nintendo Pictures

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    The newly created Nintendo Pictures is rolling full steam ahead with their first movie, the Super Mario Movie, which is due to be released on 7th April, 2023. Today, the company’s flashy new website has gone live and although it is currently in Japanese only, it gives fans a little more information about Nintendo Picture’s […]

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  • Did You Know Gaming? takes a look at cancelled Zelda game Heroes of Hyrule

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    You may recall that, back in September, Did You Know Gaming? had revealed that, 15 years ago, Retro Studios had pitched a spin-off Zelda game to Nintendo that was called Heroes of Hyrule. Unfortunately, the game was ultimately cancelled. Well, Did You Know Gaming? is back with a video that talks more about what this […]

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  • Super Mario Movie toy listings from Jakks Pacific pop up on Amazon

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    The merchandise for the Super Mario Movie which is due out next April is already in production and a few of the toy listings have sprung up on Amazon. There’s sadly no images to accompany the listings, but it seems Jakks Pacific will be in charge of an array of Super Mario Movie figures. There […]

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  • SUDA51: “If the fans are very loud, Travis may come back” in the future

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    SUDA51 has spoken with GNN.Gamer about the No More Heroes franchise after players got to experience the final game in the series, No More Heroes 3 last year. SUDA51 was asked by the website if there’s any chance of Travis returning in the future. SUDA51 informed the interviewer that he can’t predict what will happen […]

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  • Lead developers of Disco Elysium have left the company

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    Disco Elysium launched on PC to incredible reviews in 2019 and a number of sites were urging RPG fans to experience the game. Sadly, in a post published today, it seems like a number of lead developers behind the hit indie game have exited the publisher and developer, ZA/UM, which has left the company in […]

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  • The Finals is an explosive looking new shooter from former Battlefield devs

    The Finals is an explosive looking new shooter from former Battlefield devs

    Embark Studios has revealed what looks to be its first game, The Finals, an absolutely chaotic looking first-person shooter. Revealed earlier this week, The Finals is a squad-based, free-to-play multiplayer shooter with inspiration from films like last year’s breakout hit Squid Game, and dystopian classic The Running Man. The first trailer gives off an […]

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  • Microsoft Activision Deal Reportedly Also Worries Google

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    Sony apparently isn’t isolated when it comes to expressing concerns about the Microsoft Activision deal. Where Microsoft found an unlikely ally in Facebook’s parent company Meta, Sony reportedly has Google in its camp. It’s unclear what specific concerns Google, which recently announced the shutdown of Stadia, has. However, the search engine giant previously struck a […]

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  • 10 best horror books to read this Halloween season

    10 best horror books to read this Halloween season

    Dark times often call for some sort of escapism and, for many people (myself included), that escapism comes in the form of reading the most terrifying book you can get your hands on. Scary stories are a space where you can practice being brave and learn how to cope with internal and external worries and […]

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  • 10 years on, Resident Evil 6’s giraffe fellatio remains unparalleled

    10 years on, Resident Evil 6’s giraffe fellatio remains unparalleled

    Lots of pre-release video games suffer the fate of becoming the subject of memes. Assassin’s Creed has come under fire for melting NPC faces, and many a ‘visual downgrade’ has launched campaigns of know-it-all fans to drone on about despicable devs. But one of the funniest of all time is this week turning a decade […]

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  • Ubisoft opens sign-ups for its new co-op shooter Project U

    Ubisoft opens sign-ups for its new co-op shooter Project U

    Ubisoft has revealed a new co-op shooter currently titled Project U, and you can sign-up to playtest it now. Details on this Project U are currently very vague, with the game’s page saying that Ubisoft has “been exploring a new concept of session-based co-op shooter, where many players unite to prevail against an overwhelming […]

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  • No Man’s Sky for Nintendo Switch footage has leaked online

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    No Man’s Sky is one ambitious Nintendo Switch port everyone is eager to see done well. The original game, which launched in 2016, didn’t run particularly great on the PlayStation 4 at the time, due to it being a such a large game giving players the chance to explore hundreds of procedurally created planets, full […]

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  • It looks like Rockstar’s Midnight Club Los Angeles is now being remastered

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    It is looking increasingly likely that Rockstar Games classic racing game Midnight Club: Los Angeles is currently getting the remastered treatment. The news comes as some of the music tracks have now been re-licensed ready for a new trailer for the remaster. Midnight Club: Los Angeles originally launched on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 […]

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  • Public invited to The Game Awards for the first time in 3 years

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    The coronavirus pandemic has impacted just about everything in the video gaming industry. It had even impacted The Game Awards. Although the pandemic was never able to force The Game Awards to skip a year, it did manage to close off audience attendance for a few years. Well, that is about to change. Geoff Keighley […]

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  • Deadpool 3 must atone for X-Men Origins: Wolverine’s sin of sucking

    Deadpool 3 must atone for X-Men Origins: Wolverine’s sin of sucking

    On an evening that might have otherwise been dominated by some faintly alarming MCU developments, patient Ryan Reynolds fans received a delightful surprise: The star will be returning for the long-awaited Deadpool threequel, slated for release in 2024. But that was only half the bombshell dropped in Reynolds’ video tweet on Tuesday evening. Joining the […]

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  • The Game Awards 2022 tickets go on sale in November

    The Game Awards 2022 tickets go on sale in November

    After a three year break, The Game Awards will once again open its doors to a live audience. That’s according to host and producer Geoff Keighly, who said as much on Twitter. The Game Awards 2021 – Hype Trailer The Game Awards 2022 will be held on December 8 and takes place at the Microsoft […]

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  • The best Halloween horror movies and specials to watch in 2022

    The best Halloween horror movies and specials to watch in 2022

    Is there anything better than Halloween season? Sure, here at Polygon we cover horror year-round. We have our rolling lists of the best horror movies you can watch at home and the best horror movies on Netflix that are updated every month of the year. But even for year-round horror fans, Halloween is a special […]

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  • Dragon Age: Dreadwolf codex entries touch upon dragons, the Necropolis, more

    Dragon Age: Dreadwolf codex entries touch upon dragons, the Necropolis, more

    Bioware has shared codex entries from Dragon Age: Dreadwolf, the upcoming fourth entry in the franchise. The codex entries are included with an interview between two members of the game’s narrative team, Ryan Cormier and Sylvia Feketekuty who discuss the writing process for the next game in the series. The Next Dragon Age Official Teaser […]

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  • Genshin Impact’s politics are getting messier with every new region

    Genshin Impact’s politics are getting messier with every new region

    Tantalizing food stalls selling bubbling, spicy hot pot adorn the streets of Genshin Impact’s Liyue Harbor. Colorful koi swim in tranquil lotus ponds on a terrace above the meticulously constructed city. Should the player wish, they may partake in Sichuanese-inspired water-boiled fish at a restaurant where player-character Xiangling cooks. As the sun sets over the […]

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  • Bungie, IO Interactive, and Ubisoft working to bring Stadia game saves to PC

    Bungie, IO Interactive, and Ubisoft working to bring Stadia game saves to PC

    With Stadia shutting down in January, many users are worried about game transfers. Luckily, various developers are working into ways in which to transfer game saves over to PC. Three of those developers are Bungie, IO Interactive, and Ubisoft. Destiny 2: Lightfall – Reveal Trailer According to Ubisoft, it is currently working on Stadia users […]

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  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits Update 2.03 Fixes Anniversary Update Bugs

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    Ember Lab has rolled out Kena: Bridge of Spirits update 2.03, which fixes bugs introduced by the recent Anniversary Update. To mark the game’s first anniversary, the developer introduced a number of new features like New Game+, an enhanced photo mode, Spirit Guide trials, and much more. Patch 2.03 also makes several stability improvements and […]

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  • Horizon Forbidden West May Add New Tribes in DLC

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    The rumored Horizon Forbidden West DLC, which seems to have been outed by Sylens actor Lance Reddick following a previous hint, is all but confirmed if a new Guerrilla Games job advertisement is anything to go by. That Horizon Forbidden West is possibly getting DLC/expansion was practically a given but both Sony and Guerrilla have been […]

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  • Sony Takes Microsoft Activision Deal Concerns to Brussels

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    Sony’s Jim Ryan reportedly flew all the way to the European Union headquarters in Brussels to voice his concerns over the Microsoft Activision deal. The acquisition, which has already been given a greenlight by one country and is expected to pass in the United States (albeit with a little bit of scrutiny from FTC chair […]

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  • 11 best movies new to Netflix, Amazon, HBO Max & Hulu: October 2022

    11 best movies new to Netflix, Amazon, HBO Max & Hulu: October 2022

    October! It’s a great time for movies. Many people spend the month watching horror (we do that kind of thing year-round), but there’s no wrong way to do it, and plenty of excellent movies new to streaming this month for your viewing pleasure. Two of the funniest American comedies of the century, Popstar: Never Stop […]

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  • Activision Blizzard Chief Compliance Officer Frances Townsend Has Stepped Down

    Activision Blizzard Chief Compliance Officer Frances Townsend Has Stepped Down

    Activision Blizzard chief compliance officer Frances Townsend, who was previously criticized for her actions following the news of the company’s sexual harassment lawsuit, has stepped down from her role at the company and will now serve as an adviser to the board and to CEO Bobby Kotick. As reported by Bloomberg, Townsend has chosen to […]

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  • Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem Trophy List Suggests Release Date Could Be Soon

    Serious Sam Siberian Mayhem Trophy List

    Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem has never been announced for any other platforms than PC, yet it definitely seems to be making its way to PS5 seeing as the game’s trophy list made a surprise appearance today. This suggests the game will be released on the console soon despite the lack of comment from developers Croteam […]

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  • Death Stranding 2 May Be Kojima’s Last PlayStation-Exclusive Game

    Death Stranding 2 Kojima PlayStation Exclusive

    Earlier today, rumors started spreading that Kojima Productions had been making an exclusive follow-up to Death Stranding for Google Stadia, but it had been canceled early into development. While there are several reasons for that rumor to be disputed, one insider is adamant that Death Stranding 2 was always going to be a Sony game […]

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  • Rings of Power’s best character showed up, kicked ass, and died

    Rings of Power’s best character showed up, kicked ass, and died

    The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’s sixth episode is its most action-packed yet, depicting a siege on Ostirith by Adar and his merry band of orcs. Among the flurry of violence and mayhem, one figure in particular stood out: That Big Orc. You know the one. Arondir the elf is doing his […]

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  • Dragon Age: Dreadwolf Codex Entries Revealed By BioWare

    Dragon Age: Dreadwolf Codex Entries Revealed By BioWare

    BioWare has shared several codex entries from the upcoming Dragon Age: Dreadwolf as part of its ongoing developer diaries for the next fantasy RPG. In a new blog, Bioware has shared a few codex excerpts from the upcoming Dragon Age: Dreadwolf as well as an interview with two members of the game’s narrative team, narrative […]

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  • Smile’s ending, explained: ‘The movie teaches you how to watch it’

    Smile’s ending, explained: ‘The movie teaches you how to watch it’

    In some ways, Parker Finn’s feature debut Smile is a standard horror movie, where a central character (hospital therapist Rose, played by Sosie Bacon) falls prey to a supernatural phenomenon and spends most of the movie dealing with the increasingly terrifying battle to understand, resist, and survive what’s happening to her. But Smile takes an […]

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  • Ubisoft, Bungie, and Others Working on Stadia Game Save Transfers

    Ubisoft, Bungie, and Others Working on Stadia Game Save Transfers

    Ubisoft, Bungie, and others are working on letting players transfer Google Stadia saves. After the unexpected shutdown of Google Stadia, developers from across the industry are trying to help players by allowing them to transfer game saves to other platforms. “While Stadia will shut down on January 18, 2023, we’re happy to share that we’re […]

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  • Mario Kart Tour’s Battle Tour begins next week

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    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe may be getting some new DLC on the Nintendo Switch, but that doesn’t mean that Nintendo is moving on from Mario Kart Tour, their Mario Kart title that can be currently found on mobile devices. In fact, even now they are still supporting it with more content. The latest example of […]

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  • Hocus Pocus 2, Netflix’s The Munsters, and every new movie you can watch at home

    Hocus Pocus 2, Netflix’s The Munsters, and every new movie you can watch at home

    This weekend Hocus Pocus 2, the long-awaited sequel to the classic 1993 fantasy comedy starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy finally premieres on Disney Plus. If that doesn’t sound like your particular bag of trick-or-treat candy, not to worry — there’s plenty more spooky (and non-spooky) good movies to rent or stream […]

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  • FIFA 23 Review – IGN

    FIFA 23 Review - IGN

    FIFA is dead; long live FIFA. EA’s football simulation behemoth has returned for one last hurrah after a nasty public divorce with its licensor, calling itself ‘The World’s Game’ ahead of a painful name change to EA Sports FC, coming next year. But the tagline transcends its bittersweet pomp because, for all intents and purposes, […]

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  • Destiny 2 Xur location and items, Sept. 30-Oct. 4

    Destiny 2 Xur location and items, Sept. 30-Oct. 4

    The weekly Exotic item merchant Xur hangs out in random locations around the world of Destiny. In Destiny 2, he can appear all over the map, as well as inside the Tower. This week, you can find Xur in the Tower, hanging out on the back stairs of the Hangar. Image: Bungie via Polygon Xur’s […]

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  • When does Overwatch 2 go live? Can you pre-load and play it early?

    When does Overwatch 2 go live? Can you pre-load and play it early?

    Overwatch 2 is almost here, but exactly what that means is still awfully confusing. The game has an official release date of Oct. 4, but it’s full of so many changes from the previous game that players might still have a whole lot of questions about what the game is, when it’s out, or even […]

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  • Horizon Forbidden West DLC Teased By Sylens Actor Lance Reddick

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    Horizon Forbidden West was released back in February and fans have been speculating when we may be getting DLC ever since. Of course, Horizon Zero Dawn had a sizeable expansion in the form of The Frozen Wilds, so it’s a decent assumption to make for the sequel. Speculation has now picked up again after a […]

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  • Overwatch 2: season 1 battle pass, skins, and souvenirs, explained

    Overwatch 2: season 1 battle pass, skins, and souvenirs, explained

    Overwatch 2’s transition from a premium game (the original Overwatch) to a free-to-play one will bring a long list of in-game purchases, including a seasonal battle pass, as well as à la carte skins and other cosmetic items. Blizzard plans to introduce a new battle pass about every nine weeks, with skins, sprays, animations, and […]

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  • Google Allegedly Canceled a Stadia-exclusive Horror Game From Kojima

    Stadia-exclusive Death Stranding follow-up canceled

    When Stadia launched, Google was rumored to be working with several prestigious game devs, including Hideo Kojima to produce exclusive content. Allegedly, the project Kojima pitched was a horror game that was initially approved. However, it ended up getting canceled because Stadia General Manager Phil Harrison didn’t believe there was a market for solo experiences in […]

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  • Google Stadia’s shutdown isn’t the end of cloud gaming

    Google Stadia’s shutdown isn’t the end of cloud gaming

    An understandable knee-jerk response to Google shuttering its Stadia game-streaming service is: That must be it for cloud gaming, right? We have proven that nobody wants it. Now go away with your laggy, fuzzy, insubstantial server-side gaming. The market says no. This is not the first time this has happened. Cloud gaming service OnLive tried […]

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  • Apex Legends’ limited-run Fight or Fright event offers three wild modes

    Apex Legends’ limited-run Fight or Fright event offers three wild modes

    Halloween is on the way, and Respawn will be hosting its own celebration for the year’s scariest season in Apex Legends. The Fight or Fright event will run from Oct. 4 through Nov. 1, and offer limited-time modes and seasonal skins. The event kicks off on with Shadow Royale, a trio-queue mode in which eliminated […]

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  • The Callisto Protocol’s Latest Trailer Reveals The Boys’ Karen Fukuhara

    The Callisto Protocol's Latest Trailer Reveals The Boys' Karen Fukuhara

    The latest trailer for The Callisto Protocol, dubbed “The Truth of Back Iron,” features Japanese-American actress Karen Fukuhara as Dani Nakamura. Fukukhara’s most notable roles include Kimiko in The Boys and Katana in Suicide Squad. In the new trailer, protagonist Jacob Lee explores the Black Iron Prison on Jupiter’s moon, Calisto. He finds it crawling […]

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