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These Are 2018's Best-Selling Video Games — So Far

While pretty much everyone expects <i>Red Dead Redemption 2,</i> the upcoming game from the developers of <i>Grand Theft Auto</i>, to dominate the year-end sales …

Gaming Industry

Now we know why Superman is wearing his underwear on the outside again

And it’s actually kinda sweet<p>Brian Michael Bendis’ <i>Man of Steel</i>, a prelude to his imminent storylines in <i>Action Comics</i> and <i>Superman</i>, has been a story framed by mysteries. Who is the barbaric alien warrior, Rogol Zaar, who has suddenly appeared? Where are Superman’s wife and son, Lois Lane and Jon …

Man of Steel

New book on Silicon Valley says early Atari ran on cocaine and roller skates

Book excerpt from Valley of Genius further complicates the legacy of Nolan Bushnell<p>An excerpt from a new book due out next week details the early days of the video game industry via interviews with the men who helped to create it. <i>Valley Of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley</i> appears to …

Silicon Valley

Here’s a first look at the Kill la Kill game

Arc System Works-published fighter coming in 2019<p>Studio Trigger’s anime <i>Kill la Kill</i> is being adapted into an arena-style fighting game by Arc System Works, the studio behind <i>Dragon Ball FighterZ</i> and <i>Guilty Gear</i> <i>Xrd</i>. Arc System Works’ take on the anime is called <i>Kill la Kill the Game: IF</i>, and it’s …

Anime

Check your Switch! Nintendo fans are reporting cracked consoles

The Nintendo Switch has been criticized in the past for some of its physical flaws, including an easily scratched screen and disconnecting …

Gaming

Netflix Announces New Anime Series, Release Dates, And More

During its Anime Expo 2018 panel, Netflix made several big anime announcements for the months and year ahead. The streaming site revealed two new anime series, gave details about new seasons of its popular shows, and more. Panelists included LeSean Thomas (<i>The Boondocks</i>), Adi Shankar (Netflix's</i> …

Anime

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Japan

Supervillains tried to stop Batman’s wedding, but not in the way you think

A funny thing happened on the way to a rooftop<p>The comics world was destined to explode with the release of <i>Batman</i> #50 this week, but now that it’s here, fans have found themselves exploding over something very different. Just like this summer’s other big superhero wedding, the New York Times spoiled …

DC Comics

Free PS4 PS Plus Games For July 2018 Now Available

A new month is now officially underway, and with it comes another batch of free titles for PlayStation Plus subscribers. As per usual, July's PS Plus lineup consists of six games divided up across PS4, PS3, and Vita, all of which are available to download at no charge through the end of the …

Freebies

‘Fortnite’ player sets single-game kills record, and everyone hates him

This past weekend, Epic Games ran an event in <i>Fortnite</i> that saw a rocket soar into the air, apparently shattering the space-time continuum and putting …

Sea of Thieves

How much is Sony willing to get hurt to keep people apart?

This is going to keep happening<p>It seems like everyone in the video game industry has been beating up Sony over the company’s unwillingness to bend on cross-platform play. The issue came to a boil when we learned that playing <i>Fortnite</i> on the PlayStation 4 even once with your Epic Games account …

Gaming

The Summer 2018 Anime Preview Guide

Welcome to Anime News Network's Summer 2018 Preview Guide! Here's how it goes: our team of critics write up their impressions instantly, to be posted …

Anime

Best Buy Has a Ton of AAA Games on Sale Right Now for as Low as $10

Best Buy Has a Long List of Games on Sale Right Now for Less Than $20<p>Yesterday we told you about a whole bunch of awesome deals for the PlayStation …

Gaming

Whatever happened to the Xbox’s original prototype?

It’s in Microsoft’s Visitor Center<p>It’s on display at Microsoft’s new Visitor Center at headquarters in Redmond, Washington.<p>But that answer barely does justice to the ostentatious, aluminum X casemod that appeared on stage with Bill Gates at GDC 2000 in San Jose, Calif. when he and the company …

Bill Gates

Fortnite’s missile launch leads to player setting new solo kills record

After weeks of excitement across its huge player base, <i>Fortnite</i>‘s one-time only missile launch event finally took place this weekend. The launch took …

Fortnite

27 tricks to level up your video gaming

Ready, player one?<p>Any gaming console has its particular quirks. Whether you play on a Sony PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, or some combination of the three, you can find tricks to improve your video game experience. We've collected 9 pieces of advice for each console, from …

PS4 Pro

'Dragon Ball Heroes' Introduces The Most Surprising Version Of Goku Yet

It looks like <i>Dragon Ball Heroes</i> did what it promised. Over in Japan, popular series debuted its first episode as Bandai ordered a promotional anime …

Anime

Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

Google Analytics

Bethesda Files Lawsuit Over "Blatant Ripoff" Westworld Game

<b>Update:</b> Bethesda has confirmed with GameSpot that it filed suit again Warner Bros. and Behaviour in US District Court. It says the complaint alleges "copyright infringement, breach of contract, and misappropriation of its intellectual property." The publisher also issued the following …

Intellectual Property

Your Questions About Living in an RV Full-Time, Answered

Brandon and Gabi's first foray into the world of trailer living and traveling was in a 16-foot 1971 Shasta travel trailer that broke down in the …

RVs

Finally, A Chart Explaining What Is In Each Assassin's Creed Game

I count myself as a fan of the Assassin’s Creed franchise, but even I get a little confused about which game has what kind of stuff in it. Now …

Assassin's Creed

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Single-Player Games "Not Even Close" To Dead, Red Dead Redemption 2 Parent Company Says

Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick is skeptical of the rush to capitalize on the multiplayer flavor of the day. The publisher of the upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2 said in an interview that single-player isn't dead, and scoffed at the battle royale gold rush.<p>"[T]here are also people saying …

Red Dead Redemption

New Game Release Dates Of 2018: Fallout 76, Battlefield 5, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

After the amazing gaming year that was 2017, you have to wonder how 2018 will compare. But if 2018's current roster of releases is anything to go by, we might be in for another fantastic year. It seems primed to impress with a slew of hotly anticipated new games, including big-budget games like …

Gaming

Infographic: 6 social media marketing trends to watch

When it comes to social media marketing, one thing is certain: Nothing lasts forever.<p>What worked last year for your marketing strategy might not this …

When all the games of E3 2018 are coming out

Plan your schedules accordingly<p>When wrapping up any E3, it can probably be difficult for players to separate what was completely new and announced at the show, known games that were given a launch date, known games that still have no launch date, and the games we’re looking forward to that didn’t …

Nintendo Switch

The 6 Biggest Games Coming To E3 2018

E3 is nearly upon us, and that means that all the major publishers, developers and platform holders will be vying for eyeballs as they try to build hype for new releases in the fall and beyond. So far, it’s looking like a big one: Nintendo is back as a company capable of generating excitement, and …

Madden 19 Won't Release On Nintendo Switch, But There Is Hope For Next Year

The Madden franchise returns to PC this year, but what about Nintendo Switch? It's not happening. Producer Ben Haumiller told GameSpot at the EA Play event ahead of E3 2018 that while Madden 19 isn't coming to Switch, future instalments could.<p>"We always think about every platform out there," he …

E3 2018: The Biggest Xbox Sale of the Year, 50% off Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass

<i>Follow all of IGN's E3 coverage all week long at IGN.com/E3. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of</i> …

Marketers Need to Start Preparing for the End of the Digital Age and the New Era of Innovation

Earning consumers' trust and creating more impactful experiences will be key<p>In the middle of the 20th century, IBM used its headquarters in New York City as a showroom of tomorrow. Passersby could look into the window and see the newest mainframe on display, promising an exciting technological …

Artificial Intelligence