Andrew Hamilton

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Far Cry 5 Has Cosmetic-Only Microtransactions

Far Cry 5 will ship with microtransactions, albeit only for cosmetic items.<p>Ubisoft PR confirmed the news to GameSpot, saying that the …

'Star Wars Battlefront 2' Unveils A Total Progression Rework, With Paid Loot Boxes Not Returning

It has been many years since I’ve seen a mess like the one <i>Star Wars Battlefront 2</i> stumbled into this past fall, stripping microtransactions out of the game at the last possible minute when it became clear that players abhorred the idea that you could purchase in-game power advantages through loot …

Witcher's Geralt Is Not Only In SoulCalibur 6, He Is On The Front Of The Box

The Witcher developer CD Projekt Red recently teased that series protagonist Geralt would make an appearance in a new game coming out this year. Fans instantly began speculating that he would be playable in the new SoulCalibur--a franchise known for its guest characters--and sure enough, Geralt is …

The Witcher

Sonic Mania Plus Adds Characters, Modes On Switch, PS4, And Xbox One

Sonic had arguably been in a down period for some time, but last year's Sonic Mania was widely regarded as a return to form for the hedgehog. That digital-only game is finally set to get a physical release, but not just for the existing game. Sega has announced Sonic Mania Plus, a physical …

Retrogaming

Jurassic World Evolution Release Date Outed

Manage your own park ahead of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom's release.<p>Jurassic World Evolution, the dinosaur park management strategy game based on …

Electronic Arts Will Not Sell ‘Loot Crates’ in Star Wars: Battlefront II

Video game maker Electronic Arts announced Friday that it will overhaul the progression system in the game <i>Star Wars: Battlefront II</i>, and that all …

Massive Sale at GameStop Begins This Weekend With a Ton of Savings on Games, Accessories, and More

Huge GameStop Sales Begins Tomorrow<p>GameStop has officially announced a huge sale will kick off tomorrow with a bunch of opportunities to save on some …

New Assassin's Creed Origins Update Details Revealed

The Update Includes Support for the Upcoming DLC<p>An update for Assassin’s Creed Origins was released on Tuesday. It adds several new features along …

Diablo 3 Really Is Coming To Nintendo Switch, According To A New Report

Last week, Diablo fans got excited when the game's publisher, Blizzard, appeared to hint that a version of the game would be coming to Nintendo Switch. The company later quashed the rumors by saying, "We can assure you we're not that clever." Now, a new report claims the long-running action-RPG …

Gaming

Far Cry 5 Allows You To Build Crazy Levels With Items From Assassin's Creed And Watch Dogs

Far Cry 5's March 27 release date is drawing ever nearer, and now publisher Ubisoft has revealed a new mode for the upcoming game. Arcade Mode is a versatile level editor that lets you build huge, complex arenas, and it even includes assets from other Ubisoft titles.<p>You can use items from games …

Assassin's Creed

State of Decay 2 Release Date, Price Announced – IGN First

The price is nice. The zombies you’ll encounter? Not so much.<p>Microsoft has confirmed that State of Decay 2, the zombie-survival RPG from Undead Labs, …

Jordan Peele is done with acting: "Daniel Day-Lewis and I are both out"

Fresh off earning widespread acclaim for his directorial debut, <i>Get Out</i>, Jordan Peele has said that he’s pretty much done with the acting game. …

Here's the first trailer for Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition on Switch

As we learned last week, we're getting a "No, really this is actually the final version, we promise" re-release of <i>Hyrule Warriors</i> on the Switch. …

US Game Industry 2017 Revenue Over $36 Billion

US Game Industry 2017 Revenue Over $36 Billion<p>/ January 21, 2018 at 7:25 AM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>The US game industry raked in $37 billion in 2017 …

Gaming Industry

Women's marches push power of the vote

Hundreds of thousands of marchers flooded streets across the country Saturday and Sunday to criticize President Trump, vowing to protect women’s rights, the environment and American ideals of free speech, religious freedom and tolerance.<p>From Boston to Denver to Reno, and at the nation’s capital …

Few Signs Of Progress As Partial Government Shutdown Enters Second Day

<b>Updated at 10:01 p.m. ET</b><p>The Senate will vote at noon on Monday to end the government shutdown. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the floor Sunday evening and laid out a plan to restore government funding for three weeks and consider immigration proposals, while bipartisan talks …

Donald Trump

The Las Vegas attack is the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history

<b>(CNN) —</b> When a gunman opened fire on a crowd gathered for a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, he killed at least 58 people -- making the Sunday night incident the deadliest mass shooting in the United States.<p>Below is a list of the 10 deadliest single-day mass shootings from 1949 to the …

Confirmed: Mario Was Originally Punching Yoshi

Among Nintendo fans, there has been dispute as to whether Mario was telling Yoshi to get something or smacking the character in the head. According …

‘BioMutant’ Hands-On Preview

Previous Next<p>1 of 17<p>Close<p>They had us at “open-world, post-apocalyptic kung fu fable.” <i>BioMutant</i>, the newly announced game from Experiment 101, a …

Mutations

You know a console is doing well when SanDisk starts rolling out licensed SD cards.

You know a console is doing well when SanDisk starts rolling out licensed SD cards. A partnership between Nintendo and the memory maker will bring</b> …

The Xbox One is facing a major issue during its most important sales quarter of the year

Microsoft's making a precarious bet with its Xbox One video game console this holiday. Do you like racing simulation games?<p>Or perhaps you're more into gorgeous, outrageously difficult, retro-style indie games?<p>If you're an Xbox One owner, or thinking about becoming one, there aren't many other big …

Call of Duty

Arcade throwback NBA Playgrounds jams on Switch, Xbox One and PS4 in May

Big head basketball is back<p><i>NBA Playgrounds</i>, a game outed at the end of February's Nintendo Switch Direct showcase, was confirmed by its maker today and will launch in May for the Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One.<p>In this trailer, given to IGN today, <i>NBA Playgrounds</i> is shown to be a …

‘Watch Dogs 2’ Showdown PVP game mode will now be free for all

<i>Watch Dog 2</i>‘s upcoming Showdown PVP team-based online mode will be entirely free, according to a new content roadmap from Ubisoft. It will be …

Gaming Industry

‘Battlefield 1’ DLC Maps Now Accessible To More Players With Premium Friends

One of the biggest problems with paid DLC maps is it’s difficult to play them with friends when the latter are not willing to pay. Fortunately, DICE …

Tom Clancy's ShadowBreak Announced for Mobile

Control squads in real-time PvP combat.<p>Ubisoft has announced Tom Clancy's ShadowBreak, a new mobile game coming to iOS and Android later this …

PlayStation Plus April Free Games Revealed

Including Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, Drawn to Death and more.<p>The lineup of games available free to PlayStation Plus subscribers in April has …

PlayStation Plus

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Updates Coming Vigorously Until Game Is Fixed, BioWare Confirms

<i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> didn’t meet the high expectations of many gamers, and developers at BioWare seem keenly aware of player response. Tweets from …

Star Wars Battlefront 2 officially announced

More details at Star Wars Celebration<p><i>Star Wars</i> <i>Battlefront 2</i> is the name of the next Battlefront game, publisher Electronic Arts announced today.<p>Executives at EA have been publicly discussing plans for a sequel to EA DICE’s <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> since the day before the game launched in November …

Diablo Season 10 launches on PC and console today

The day has finally arrived: it’s time for Season 10 in <i>Diablo 3!</i> The seasonal routine is pretty standard these days, but Season 10 brings one big …

Diablo