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Nintendo Is Rumored To Be Shelling Out To Make ‘Beyond Good & Evil 2’ A Nintendo NX Exclusive

All signs are pointing toward Nintendo probably releasing their next console, codenamed the Nintendo NX, later this year, but what exactly will we be playing on Nintendo’s new machine? <i>Mario</i> and <i>Zelda</i> will probably be there, but can we expect any support from companies outside of Nintendo? Well, if …

Gaming

Is CM Punk's grade for 'UFC 2' video game still too high?

Back in January, fans of EA Sports' UFC video game saw an unofficial grade for CM Punk and lost their collective, um, heads. How could the former WWE wrestler get a fairly high 85 rating when he had never had -- and has yet to have -- his first professional MMA fight?<p>Well, EA Sports tweeted Punk's …

EA Sports

Images of Mass Effect Andromeda’s new hero may have been discovered

BioWare has been playing coy with the upcoming <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i>. The company has provided us with a few fleeting glimpses of what the game will …

Clash Royale is the best game its own developer doesn’t want you to play

Supercell, the developer behind famed mobile hit <i>Clash of Clans</i>, just released its new potential mega-hit, <i>Clash Royale</i>. The game smooshes together the …

The Era Of The Xbox One Exclusive May Be Over

Exclusives can make or break a console, and few know that better that Microsoft. The original Xbox — and thus the entire Xbox brand — might well have withered on the vine were it not for <i>Halo: Combat Evolved,</i> the seminal sci-fi shooter that came to define the early days of the console shooter and …

Paragon will be totally free-to-play — but not in early access

Play Epic Games' new MOBA starting March 18<p>Players will be able to pay for early access to Epic Games' upcoming MOBA <i>Paragon</i> on March 14, and early adopters will be able to jump into the game just four days later on March 18. However, despite the gated access to the game in its beta state, <i>Paragon</i> is …

Ubisoft Reused Far Cry 4 Map To Create New Far Cry Primal World?

It has been discovered today that developer Ubisoft may have saved a little money when creating the new Far Cry Primal game by reusing the map layout …

No Man's Sky release date: Here's when the game will come to PlayStation 4, PC

The farthest reaches of space will soon be at players’ fingertips, as <i>No Man’s Sky</i> now has a release date for PlayStation 4 and PC.<p>Hello Games’ …

Fighting game will pit Darwin against Tesla in brutal fisticuffs

<i>Science Kombat,</i> an upcoming newsgame created by Fred Di Giacomo Rocha and Otavio Cohen from Brazil’s <i>Superinteressante</i> science and culture magazine, …

Clash Royale is already the top-grossing iOS game in the U.S.

No other mobile game has done this so quickly in the age of Clash of Clans, Game of War: Fire Age, and Candy Crush Saga. A brand new game, Supercell’s Clash Royale fortress-battle title, has become No. 1 in the U.S. — not only on the top downloads chart but also on the top-grossing list on the iOS …

Clash Royale

Dead Island Definitive Collection coming to PS4, Xbox One on May 31

Dead Island 2 might be a ways off, but fans of tropical zombie-bashing will still be able to get their fill later this spring. Dead Island Definitive …

Xbox

'League of Millions' takes you inside the cutthroat world of 'League of Legends' – the most popular video game in the world

In "League of Millions," it's the middle of the 2015 "League of Legends" season. World famous Team Liquid has one goal: winning the World Championship. Six-figure salaries. Grueling 18-hour days. Thrilling victories and devastating defeats. Five young men from vastly different cultures, united by a …

Stephen Curry’s skills are too much even for ‘NBA 2K’ video games

There are times I’ve watched yet another crazy, out-of-this-world Stephen Curry shot and yelled, “No way! No way! I’m watching a video game — this can’t be real.”<p>But it turns out even the best video game version of the Golden State Warriors superstar can’t match his skills.<p>No matter how hard my son …

E3 loses two more as Disney, Wargaming decide the show floor doesn’t make sense

You could call it an exodus now.<p>Electronic Arts said in January that it would drop its booth on the show floor of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the game industry’s biggest trade show in the U.S. Then Activision Blizzard, the biggest U.S. game company, dropped out of the show floor earlier …

New Xbox One/PC Survival Game From BioShock, Halo Devs Gets Release Date

The Flame in the Flood, a survival game developed by a team whose members include former BioShock and Halo developers, will launch across Xbox One, PC, and Mac on February 24. The developer, The Molasses Flood, announced the release date today, also debuting a new trailer that showcases some …

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Expands Lore, Explains C-3PO's Red Arm

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens developer TT Fusion has discussed the game's hooks into the movie and the greater Star Wars universe. Speaking In an interview with Game Informer, head of Design Mike Taylor confirmed the studio has been given the freedom to flesh out key characters and adapt …

New Kickstarter horror proves that PT is a genre now

Someone really needs to start buying those LED bulbs with 500 eye burning lumens so that we don't have to keep seeing dimly lit corridors with an …

League of Legends' beta was practically a different game

It's 2016, and <i>League of Legends</i> is the most popular competitive game in the world, one that's constantly being polished, tweaked and modified via patches. But back in 2009, <i>League of Legends</i> was a simpler, humbler and very different game as it worked through its beta process and marched toward …

League of Legends

iPhone puzzle games are no match for this robot

<i>Puzzle & Dragons</i> is a ridiculously popular mobile game in Japan that tasks players with matching coloured orbs in order to take down enemy monsters. If you've played <i>Pokemon Shuffle</i> before, it's just like that. To help with the trickier stages, YouTube user Junya Sakamoto has developed a robot that …

Amazon's new free game engine comes with Twitch baked in

While Amazon might be known for selling you things, its cloud services now have just as much of an impact. It already powers many of the most popular apps and websites on the planet, but it's easy to forget that the company has an impressive online gaming presence thanks to Twitch. With its latest …

GTA 5's Next Free Multiplayer Expansion Launches Today, Here's What's in It

As suspected, Grand Theft Auto V's multiplayer mode GTA Online is getting a Valentine's Day update. Rockstar Games today launched "Be My Valentine," a free update for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC that comes with a variety of new content including new cars and outfits, as well as a new adversary …

Overwatch's closed beta is back with some big changes

Cosmetics, progression, custom game types and more<p>Blizzard's competitive hero-based shooter, <i>Overwatch</i>, returns in closed beta today after a two-month hiatus. The latest version of the game includes Blizzard's new progression and reward systems, a new game mode, and a host of other changes informed …

League of Legends Dominion mode will be permanently disabled in two weeks

When Riot Games introduced the Dominion game mode to <i>League of Legends</i> over four years ago, the idea was to bring something fresh to the game. The new mode and its single map, The Crystal Scar, would play out faster, with heroes starting at level 3 and gaining gold at increased rates. It would focus …

Board Games

Microsoft acquired another app with the same name as its Groove music service

Microsoft's decision to rebrand its Xbox Music streaming service as Groove last year made a lot of sense — the name was confusing for a service that also found its home on Windows machines. But while Groove is a reasonable name — "it describes what people feel and do with music" the company said — …