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Platinum is making a 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' game

It's been a bit since we had a new <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</i> game and an <i>even longer</i> time since we had a good one. But that could soon change when Platinum Games unleashes <i>TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan</i> this summer on PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Yeah, that's right: the …

Turtles

Evo 2016 lineup announced: Street Fighter 5 and Pokkén are in, Smash Bros. to return

New games, some returning favorites and a huge venue<p>This year's Evolution Championship Series — better known as Evo — will feature nine games as part of the main competition, including Capcom's soon-to-be-released <i>Street Fighter 5</i> and an old fan-favorite, Nintendo's <i>Super Smash Bros. Melee</i>. Evo …

'Street Fighter V' Looks To Have A Crazy Story

One of the major parts of the <i>Street Fighter</i> series has always been its out there narrative. It’s spawned anime and movies as well as resulted in some crazy characters along the way. It seems that <i>Street Fighter V</i> will be continuing in this proud tradition.<p>The latest trailer hints at elements in the …

Lego fans reckon they've worked out the series' next game

Lego Marvel's Avengers has only been released for a day in the US, but fans are already speculating on what will come next.The game's credits include …

Lego

Why 'Shadow of The Beast' Is A Massive Cult Hit

In the video above, the developers of the cult classic <i>Shadow of The Beast</i> talk about being fans, art and the much-needed new set of combat mechanics for the game.<p>Without a doubt, the original <i>Shadow of The Beast</i> is my favorite game. When you hear that a game, movie or television show that you love …

Out Of Nowhere, 'Dangerous Golf' Is One Of My Most Anticipated Games Of 2016

There are two things I already love about <i>Dangerous Golf</i> besides the concept of the game itself. First is that Three Fields Entertainment — an indie studio created by Criterion Games founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry — isn’t relying on Kickstarter, Steam Greenlight, or a publisher to fund or …

Hard Reset Redux announced for PS4, Xbox One and PC

Shadow Warrior developer Flying Wild Hog is bringing its formerly PC-exclusive first-person shooter Hard Reset to PS4, Xbox One and PC as Hard Reset …

Fire Emblem Fates DLC maps launching weekly, first one free

Kicks off Feb. 19<p><i>Fire Emblem Fates</i>' first map pack will include eleven episodes, which Nintendo will release on a near-weekly basis. According to the game's recently opened official website, North American players will have access to a variety of free and paid downloadable maps, with the first to …

'The Witness' causes motion sickness in some players

Some first-person games -- including <i>Skyrim</i>, <i>Fallout 4</i> and <i>The Talos Principle</i> -- trigger motion sickness and nausea in certain players, and <i>The Witness</i> is the latest addition to this list. <i>The Witness</i> is <i>Braid</i> creator Jonathan Blow's latest game, and it's a vast, introspective puzzler populated with …

The Best Upcoming Indie PC And Video Game Releases Of February (2016)

February is just around the bend, and with it another wave of video games both large and small.<p>Previously, we discussed the biggest AAA releases coming in the next month.<p>This time around, we’ll look at both indie games and smaller releases that don’t exactly qualify as “indie” but don’t quite fit …

Tekken 7: Fated Retribution is bringing back Nina

The Irish assassin returns<p>Nina Williams, who's been part of the Tekken series since 1994, is returning to the ring in <i>Tekken 7: Fated Retribution</i>, Bandai Namco's update to the arcade fighting game. The Tekken team revealed Nina's return last night alongside the Evo 2016 tournament game lineup …

Someone is making a Fallout: New Vegas multiplayer mod

A dedicated Fallout: New Vegas fan is making a mod to turn Obsidian's beloved open-world action-RPG into a multiplayer game.As found on Reddit, the …

Tron Run/r release date confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and PC

Tron Run/r, a third-person running game set in Disney's neon cyberspace, is due on 16th February, Disney has announced.<p>The game will task players …

Star Wars Battlefront DLC Looks Interesting, Still Too Expensive

There was always a contradiction at the heart of <i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i> for me. It was, on a fundamental level, a pretty successful game: it was gorgeous, fun and engaging, with an almost miraculous translation of the essential <i>Star Wars</i> aesthetic into a videogame. The problem was that there just …

This War of Mine: The Little Ones review

My daughter is useless and annoying, a drain on my limited resources with no redeeming factor. She needs attention and food, but she can't use …

Luxury

EA Sacrifices E3 Expo Power To Focus On Gamers With Standalone Event

Normally, when you first step into the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center for the annual <b>E3</b> Expo, you’re funneled through EA’s massive booth, replete with gigantic screens showcasing gameplay from the latest entries in their <i>FIFA</i>, <i>Battlefield</i>, and <i>Need For Speed</i> franchises. While it …

Mass Effect Andromeda

Sony is trying - and failing - to trademark "Let's Play"

Sony is trying - and, it seems, failing - to trademark the term "Let's Play".Earlier this month Sony Computer Entertainment America tried to …

Sony

Facebook's Oculus Rift Can't Compete With PlayStation VR or HTC Vive, But Its Marketing Might

In the video above, I outline the biggest competitors for virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, starting with the HTC Vive. The HTC Vive is the most impactful tech demo I’ve experienced and that is saying something. There is no way for me to articulate how completely enveloped you are into these …

PlayStation 4 players can download The Division beta now using this one weird trick

<b>UPDATE 28/1/16 1.55pm:</b> Pre-orders for The Division no longer grant access to the game's closed beta.We discovered the change while attempting "this …

PlayStation

Almost every comment on EA's Instagram is "Skate 4"

EA's Instagram is about a lot of things you'd expect: EA games already out such as Madden and FIFA, and EA games coming out soon, such as Unravel.<p>But …

There's A New 'Warhammer 40,000' MMO On Steam Early Access

I have two almost instantaneous thoughts every time I see a new <i>Warhammer</i> game announced, whether it’s a 40,000 game or a Fantasy game.<p>First, I think: “Wow, didn’t I just read about five or six of these being released already this year?” Because, let’s face it, Games Workshop licenses out about a …

Funcom announces Conan multiplayer open-world survival game

Funcom is making an open-world multiplayer survival Conan game. It's called Conan Exiles and it's coming to Early Access on PC this summer, then PC …

The wonderful surprise in Torment: Tides of Numenera's first two minutes

Here I am, Mr Smartarse, thinking I know all about role-playing games and what the boundaries are - the lines developers will cross and won't. And …

The Division has graphics settings we're not used to seeing on console

<b>UPDATE 7/2/16 12:15pm:</b> A recent Q&A session with Ubisoft Massive reveals that final PlayStation 4 and Xbox One builds of The Division could feature …

It's A New Day For 'Destiny' As Pete Parsons Takes Over As Bungie CEO

It’s been something of a tumultuous time for <i>Destiny</i> lately, with fans expressing their relative discontent with the state of the game, but the truth is Bungie has seemed rather disorganized for years now. That may start to change with a recent leadership shake-up. Pete Parsons has been appointed …

The Division's post-release plans revealed

The Division will offer three expansion packs as part of its Season Pass, Ubisoft has announced. Each will include new gear and types of gameplay.<p>The …

Song of the Deep is Insomniac's new aquatic Metroidvania

Ratchet & Clank and Sunset Overdrive developer Insomniac Games has revealed its previously teased title as the underwater metroidvania adventure Song …

On the failure of Fallout 4 at the hands of The Witcher 3

Fallout 4 funnels you into violence, The Witcher 3 invites you to dance<p>Games are a medium just like film is a medium, although we never hear about something being criticized for not "being a movie," the same way that claim is held against certain games. A part of this may be due to the fact that …

The Tomorrow Children lets you fight giant monsters and also bureaucracy

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><i>The Tomorrow Children</i> is one of the strangest games I've played in recent memory, and keep in mind, that list includes an asymmetrical babysitting deathmatch and a showering simulator. At its core, <i>The Tomorrow Children</i> is about collecting resources …

Game Creator 'Roblox' Comes To Xbox With More Engagement Than Pinterest And Reddit

Console owners can now swell the ranks of 300,000 existing game makers on <i>Roblox</i>, as long as they have an Xbox One. It already boasts more engagement hours than Pinterest or Reddit, with Xbox version this will likely grow further.<p>If you’ve not come across it before, <i>Roblox</i> is currently the largest …