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Final Fantasy 15 Nude Mods Could Affect Future Mod Support On PC

Final Fantasy XV is making its PC debut next year, and along with 4K resolution, it will support player-created mods. While publisher Square Enix has said it won't censor mods--including nude ones--that are created for the game, those could potentially affect whether future Final Fantasy games will …

Rainbow Six Siege Aiming For 100 Operators

Rainbow Six Siege has just added three new Operators, but developer Ubisoft Montreal isn't planning on stopping any time soon. In an interview with PC Gamer, brand director Alexandre Remy has said the team is hoping to reach over 100 playable characters.<p>"We are looking at developing the game with …

How Fast Do Tails’ Tails Gotta Go in Order to Fly?

Sonic the Hedgehog is one of the most iconic video game characters of all time. As such, he had one of the most famous sidekicks of all time: Miles …

How Knack Became The Internet's Favorite Punchline

<i>Knack</i> was a Playstation 4 launch game and it wasn’t great. If you don’t get why <i>Knack 2</i> is a persistent internet joke, that’s it. The entire joke is …

Warner Bros. Affirms It's Not Profiting On Shadow Of War DLC Based On Deceased Producer

Michael "4G" Forgey, the executive producer on 2014's Shadow of Mordor, died last year from a rare form of cancer known as glioblastoma. And last week, Warner Bros. announced a DLC character for Middle-earth: Shadow of War--which he also worked on--based on the producer.<p>Named "Forthog Orcslayer," …

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Packs of African Wild Dogs Vote on Group Decisions by Sneezing

The achoos have it.<p>Do pack animals just follow their leader? Or if not, how do they reach a consensus? According to observations taken of African …

Harvey floods Tennessee, Kentucky, as Hurricane Irma spins up in the Atlantic

Hurricane Harvey plodded toward a wet exit Friday, leaving more misery in its wake with intense rain and flooding predicted far north as Kentucky.<p>Poised to take Harvey's place, Hurricane Irma spun up from a tropical storm to a "dangerous" Category 3 hurricane as it traveled across the Atlantic …

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New Live-Action Destiny 2 Trailer Was Made By Metal Gear Solid Movie's Director

Destiny 2's new live action trailer has quite the director behind it: Jordan Vogt-Roberts, director of this year's <i>Kong: Skull Island</i>, not to mention the upcoming <i>Metal Gear Solid</i> movie. For him, he told GameSpot, anything related to video games is a labor of love.<p>"It really did have to do with my …

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You should buy Destiny 2 on the PS4

Strong words, but we’ll explain<p>We’re a week away from the launch of <i>Destiny 2</i>, and fans of the series have a choice to make now that the game is coming to PC as well as consoles.<p>Which version should you pick? I’ll explain the pros and cons of each, but, so as not to bury the lede, I’ll tell you …

Immunity dog: the canine with magical powers protecting Twitter users from death

How chain letters evolved into chain memes.<p>You have exactly five seconds to save your mother’s life. At least, according to a message sent on the …

Shadow Of War Adding DLC Character To Honor Developer Who Passed Away

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War that reveals a DLC character is coming to the game that honors a developer who passed away last year. Michael "4G" Forgey, the executive producer on 2014's Shadow of Mordor, died in March 2016 from a rare form of cancer known …

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Mario + Rabbids Dev Made Playable Prototype in Under 4 Weeks for Nintendo

"We truly wanted to show him gameplay."<p>When Ubisoft Milan pitched its idea for Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle to Nintendo, the team had just three …

After Harvey hits, woman realizes she’s the person behind infamous meme

When Hurricane Matthew hit Florida in October 2016, a lone driver became a meme for driving toward the storm while practically everyone else in the …

Pizza Hut employees use kayaks to deliver free pizza to Harvey victims

Where there's a will, there's a way.<p>In Sugarland, Texas, a local Pizza Hut sprung into action after hearing that families were locked in their homes …

Halo: Rise of Atriox #1 Review

Atriox works his way to the top.<p>Dark Horse's latest foray into the Halo universe is also one geared towards the recent release of Halo Wars 2. Halo: …

Why running like an anime ninja is a thing

I'm standing in Bethesda Terrace, the historic landmark that's known as the heart of New York's Central Park. Several couples are taking wedding photos and tourists are busily snapping pictures of themselves. A handful of people are rowing boats in the pond.<p>It's a perfect Saturday to be in the …

Final Fantasy XIV Director Uses Kinky Meme To Congratulate Cosplay Winner

Toward the end of Games Com this past week in Germany, there was a cosplay contest for <i>Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn</i>. Naoki Yoshida, the game’s …

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I didn't know what a meme was, says Distracted Boyfriend photographer

One of few details known about the summer social media phenomenon is that one of the models no longer works with the photographer<p>It has been the ubiquitous social media image of the past couple of weeks and now we are finally learning a bit more about the people behind the “distracted boyfriend” …

Sonic Mania player misreads boss sprite, now we have Dr. Eggman's evil niece

Call her Omeletta or Eggette or Ovoid Robotnik<p>If you played video games created during the 8-bit or 16-bit eras, chances are good you might have misread what an artist was trying to convey with just a few dozen pixels. Players have famously misinterpreted Toad from <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> — is he ... …

Watch Luigi Dab In The New Mario And Rabbids Trailer

Just a day before Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle launches for Nintendo Switch, Ubisoft has released a trailer for it that confirms a <i>very important detail</i>. Luigi can dab, I guess.<p>Just look for yourself. At around 25 seconds in the video below (via Twinfinite) Luigi does what Donkey Kong did before …

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle review

Against all odds, this unholy union is a success<p><i>Mario +</i> <i>Rabbids</i> <i>Kingdom Battle</i> is like a bizarre fever dream.<p>Stick with me here: You’ve got Mario and a host of Mushroom Kingdom mainstays rocking guns and squad tactics to take down hordes of Ubisoft’s insane Rabbids. It raises the question how this …

Why and how to erase your browsing history

Cover your tracks in any web browser.<p>Web browsers keep track of your past activity for a reason. That history comes in handy if you want to find a funny article again, or return to your favorite photo of the kids, or if restore a tab that you accidentally closed. At the same time, some people find …

Developers put game on Pirate Bay to help cash-strapped players

Game studios normally bend over backwards to discourage pirates and keep titles off of any piracy sites, but don't tell that to Acid Wizard. When the studio saw that a young player asked for a refund for its horror game <i>Darkwood</i> out of a fear that his parents wouldn't like the cost of the game, it …

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XCOM 2: War of the Chosen review

The reinvention of an already fantastic game<p>It was around the 20-hour mark that I realized I had been playing <i>XCOM 2: War of the Chosen</i> completely wrong.<p>You see, when you’re playing a game for review there’s an urge to see everything. Not in a completionist sort of way, mind you. But you want to …

The school beneath the wave: the unimaginable tragedy of Japan’s tsunami

In 2011 a tsunami engulfed Japan’s north-east coast. More than 18,000 people were killed. Six years later, in one community, survivors are still tormented by a catastrophic split-second decision. By Richard Lloyd Parry<p>The earthquake that struck Japan on Friday 11 March 2011 was the fourth most …

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Ubisoft's CEO Isn't Playing Games

With hits like <i>Assassin’s Creed, Raving Rabbids,</i> and <i>Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six,</i> Ubisoft has become one of the world’s biggest video game makers with …

KFC made a batshit VR escape room to teach bored teens how to fry chicken

In terms of the ongoing arms race for dumb fast food gimmicks, KFC is usually several paces ahead of the competition, whether that means making …

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These Books Offer a Cross-Section View of Classic Game Designs

The 'Reverse Design' gets beyond design platitudes with close interrogations of classic games' inner workings.<p>Game design is paradoxical. On one hand, lots of people will tell you that it's a science. You can find a plenitude of books, talks, and thinkpieces written about how to best grab a player …

Thronebreaker Gwent’s Single-Player Story Campaign Teased (video)

A brief teaser trailer has been released this week for the upcoming GWENT Thronebreaker, a single player story campaign which will be launching …

Professional bodyguards reveal how to stay safe while traveling

Unless you're a celebrity or a high-profile CEO, you've probably never traveled with your own personal security detail.<p>While the rest of us might imagine a fleet of buff men in crisp suits with headsets, the people who actually do it for a living claim their day to day is far from <i>Men In Black.</i><p>"It's …

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