The 8 things you need to know about Star Wars Battlefront 2 right now

Posted 04/15 21:07 in Gaming | 0comments

The 8 things you need to know about Star Wars Battlefront 2 right now

We now have all the Star Wars Battlefront 2 details after that leaked trailer.In a panel at this year’s Star Wars Celebration, DICE, Motive Studios and LucasArts sat down to tell us about the new game.

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Watch Star Wars Battlefront 2's full-length reveal trailer and get ready to avenge the Emperor

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Watch Star Wars Battlefront 2's full-length reveal trailer and get ready to avenge the Emperor

The full-length reveal trailer for Star Wars Battlefront 2 is here and it's set from an unexpected perspective.The video teases the events of the single-player campaign, which stars an elite soldier named Iden Versio, who leads the Empire's special ops Inferno Squadron.

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Why 343 Industries and Creative Assembly were perfect partners to resurrect Halo’s strategy spin-off

Posted 04/14 14:03 in Gaming | 0comments

Why 343 Industries and Creative Assembly were perfect partners to resurrect Halo’s strategy spin-off

This interview was conducted by Xbox: The Official Magazine When Halo Wars 2 launched in February 2017, it heralded the eight-year anniversary of its predecessor.OPM: What percentage of 343 personnel were working on Halo Wars 2 relative to the mainline Halo games?

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Super Mario Kart began life as an F-Zero multiplayer prototype, reveals Retro Gamer interview

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Super Mario Kart began life as an F-Zero multiplayer prototype, reveals Retro Gamer interview

Nintendo's iconic racer Mario Kart has always held technical similarities to its high-speed stablemate F-Zero, and now the reason is clear – Mario Kart was originally conceived as an F-Zero game.The game’s roots lie in one of the launch titles for the SNES: F-Zero.

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Bloodborne 2, a collectible card game, or something new: our theories behind the Prepare to Dine trailer

Posted 04/13 22:34 in Gaming | 0comments

Bloodborne 2, a collectible card game, or something new: our theories behind the Prepare to Dine trailer

Earlier today, Bandai Namco uploaded a mysterious teaser trailer to its YouTube page.And while Sony owns the Bloodborne IP, there's nothing to stop Bandai Namco from partnering with FromSoftware to develop something tonally, yet legally, distinct.

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Nintendo discontinues NES Classic, better get one while you can (also, good luck with that)

Posted 04/13 21:47 in Gaming | 0comments

Nintendo discontinues NES Classic, better get one while you can (also, good luck with that)

If you're still in the market for an NES Classic Edition, you'll want to redouble your search efforts pronto.“Throughout April, NOA territories will receive the last shipments of Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition systems for this year.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Korok Seed and Hetsu locations guide

Posted 04/13 19:45 in Gaming | 0comments

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Korok Seed and Hetsu locations guide

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is home to all manner of weird and wonderful creatures.When you unearth them, they'll reward you with a Korok Seed.

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If you’re bored with Elder Scrolls, these secret races could be exactly what you’ve been waiting for

Posted 04/13 19:40 in Gaming | 0comments

If you’re bored with Elder Scrolls, these secret races could be exactly what you’ve been waiting for

Adding them to the roster of fantasy races to play as you adventure across Bethesda’s next voyage into Tamriel is a no-brainer.But aside from having brand new character models to ooh and aah at, what would these races actually play like?

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Remnant Decryption glyph solutions guide

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Remnant Decryption glyph solutions guide

If you've been poking around Mass Effect: Andromeda's Monoliths and Vaults, you'll no doubt have come across the game's Remnant decryption puzzles.These involve filling a console grid with glyphs you've scanned from the surrounding area, ensuring the same symbol only appears once in each row, column, and grid area.

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Pokemon Go celebrates Easter with eggs galore, double XP until April 20

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Pokemon Go celebrates Easter with eggs galore, double XP until April 20

Pokemon Go is a game heavily featuring eggs and candy collecting - so there really is no holiday more appropriate for a tie-in event than Easter.And from 1pm Pacific / 9pm BST today until April 20, the "Pokemon Go Eggstravaganza" will do just that - adding a greater variety of Pokemon to 2km eggs while also giving you more candy from hatching eggs.

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Xbox Scorpio looks smaller than Xbox One and some other details from the dev kit reveal

Posted 04/13 16:39 in Gaming | 0comments

Xbox Scorpio looks smaller than Xbox One and some other details from the dev kit reveal

Here are some conclusions we can draw about the Xbox Scorpio hardware that will hit stores in time for the holidays this year.The perspective in this photo is tricky, but it appears that the dev kit for Xbox Scorpio is smaller than the dev kit for the original Xbox One and perhaps only slightly taller than Xbox One S' kit.

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Do yourself a favor. Play the Prey demo... or miss out on one of 2017's most promising games

Posted 04/13 16:02 in Gaming | 0comments

Do yourself a favor. Play the Prey demo... or miss out on one of 2017's most promising games

The play is to believe, but you can’t necessarily be told what makes the game so brilliant.Being resourceful in this artificial version of reality is very much Prey’s thing, and without hundreds of hours of prior knowledge gained from playing other games, you’ll struggle to progress.

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The single-player campaign in Titanfall 2 is fantastic, but let’s not forget its core function: multiplayer

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The single-player campaign in Titanfall 2 is fantastic, but let’s not forget its core function: multiplayer

The excellence of Respawn’s single-player campaign was quite a surprise, so it’s no wonder some people have forgotten about its multiplayer.Suddenly, you’ve got even more gameplay variety in addition to many more levels of multiplayer progression.

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Nintendo Direct recap: Splatoon 2 and Arms headline a summer of Nintendo Switch games

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Nintendo Direct recap: Splatoon 2 and Arms headline a summer of Nintendo Switch games

Today's Nintendo Direct focused mainly on Arms and Splatoon 2, though we also got a rapidfire run-down of some other titles you can look forward to among the upcoming Nintendo Switch games.First, the big news: Arms is Nintendo's first big original game after The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and it's coming June 16.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2’s hero is almost identical to this Sleepy Hollow star… but her cryptic tweets keep fans guessing

Posted 04/13 01:10 in Gaming | 0comments

Star Wars Battlefront 2’s hero is almost identical to this Sleepy Hollow star… but her cryptic tweets keep fans guessing

She’s recently (and repeatedly) shared Star Wars content on her Twitter feed – placing her in an elite club of several million people, admittedly – and interviewed Horizon Zero Dawn star Ashly Burch.Either way, fans are convinced that Janina is the star of the new Star Wars Battlefront 2 story mode, which focuses on ‘The soldier’s untold story’, set after the events of Return of the Jedi.

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Splatoon 2 will let you squirt your ink on the go starting July 21

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Splatoon 2 will let you squirt your ink on the go starting July 21

You're a kid now, you're a squid now.And by "now," I mean you will be a squid and a kid when Splatoon 2 for Nintendo Switch launches on July 21.

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Nintendo Switch fighting game Arms puts up its dukes on June 16

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Nintendo Switch fighting game Arms puts up its dukes on June 16

The only fighting game based on spring-loaded arms (that I know of), Arms will launch on June 16, Nintendo has revealed.Like the rest of the Arms cast, Minmin is quite the interesting.

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Watch the April 2017 Nintendo Direct here for 3DS, Switch, Arms, and Splatoon 2 news

Posted 04/12 23:21 in Gaming | 0comments

Watch the April 2017 Nintendo Direct here for 3DS, Switch, Arms, and Splatoon 2 news

Nintendo is gearing up to share more about Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch games Arms and Splatoon 2 during a Nintendo Direct presentation today.And I know I just said "Nintendo" like four times in a row (five including that one), but I'm just using the proper names here, okay?

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Decide that Xbox One game isn't for you? Automated refunds are in Preview now

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Decide that Xbox One game isn't for you? Automated refunds are in Preview now

You'll also have to download and launch the game, and wait at least one day after the game's release date before initiating the refund process.Here's the full text of what Xbox Preview members were sent, courtesy of Reddit: Self-Service Refunds Now In Preview Alpha You’ve spoken; we’ve listened.

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How to make word games people will actually play

Posted 04/12 22:41 in Gaming | 0comments

How to make word games people will actually play

Poke around in a mobile app store and you will find a whole lot of word games, and most of them will not be very good.The best word games offer challenge, but also make the player feel smart whether they know a bevvy of 7-letter words or not.

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