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This Week's PS4, PS3, And PS Vita Deals Announced

A new batch of PS4, PS3, and Vita deals are now available in the US PlayStation Store. Along with an EA Sports sale, this week marks the start of the Halloween-themed Sale of the Dead, which offers discounts on a huge range of horror games for Sony consoles.<p>PS4 owners in particular can find the …

PS Vita

Destiny 2 Raid Adding Extra Challenges Soon

The ultra-difficult Prestige mode for Destiny 2's Leviathan raid became available this week. Given the passion from Destiny 2's player community, it's no surprise that it was beaten promptly. Players looking for a new challenge are in luck, as Bungie today announced that different Leviathan …

Destiny 2

EA Responds To Battlefront 2 Pay-To-Win Concerns; Switch Adds Huge Features!

<i>GameSpot News with Jess McDonell and Dan Crowd brings you the video game news that matters. At least, for the previous 24-hour period. Except today, because Chastity Vicencio and Kallie Plagge are filling in. But they will also give you the news that matters.</i><p>New Star Wars Battlefront II Story …

Star Wars Battlefront

Big Nintendo Switch Update Released, Adds Nice New Features

A big new update for the Nintendo Switch is out now. Update 4.0.0 adds a number of notable and welcome features, perhaps the biggest of which are video capture support and the ability to transfer data to a new system. It's a big update.<p>With the update applied, you can hold down the Capture button …

iOS

Sonic Funko Pops Are Coming Because Of Course They Are

Having already created adorable-looking figures for just about everything under the sun, toy company Funko has now announced Pop toys for Sonic the Hedgehog. These will include keychains and the vinyl toys that the company is perhaps best known for.<p>The keychain is of Sonic himself, though Funko …

Comics

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Campaign Impressions: Unimaginative But Intriguing

Star Wars Battlefront II's campaign was much requested by fans after the first game lacked any form of single-player. We already knew the sequel's offline portion would bridge the gap between Episodes <i>VI</i> and <i>VII</i> and would have you play as Iden, an Imperial special forces agent, but how's it shaping …

Star Wars

Why Pokemon Ultra Sun And Moon Aren't Coming To Nintendo Switch

When Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon were announced in June, some people were surprised that the pair of games were coming to 3DS and not Nintendo's newer Switch console. Now, Game Freak--developer of the mainline Pokemon series--has explained why it decided against bringing the games to …

Pokémon

Our Gran Turismo Sport Review Won't Hit Until November. Here's Why.

I published a short preview a couple of days ago to highlight some of Gran Turismo Sport's unusual touches, but more importantly, to point out that PVP is everything in this game. I can't recommend GT Sport if you're looking for a rich single-player experience as it's incredibly light at launch. …

Gran Turismo Sport

Destiny 2 Servers Will Be Down Tomorrow

Bungie has announced the next round of server maintenance for Destiny 2. The servers will be down on Thursday, October 19, for a period of four hours.<p>A post on Bungie's website explains that the downtime will begin at 8 AM PT tomorrow, at which time you won't be able to log in. At 9 AM PT, everyone …

Destiny 2

Riverdale's Season 2 Ratings Surge Thanks To Netflix

With a number of new shows premiering, the biggest victory of the fall TV season may actually be the return of a series on The CW. After ending its first season with rather mediocre ratings, <i>Riverdale</i> returned on October 11 to quite a surprise--a much larger audience.<p>When it comes to live ratings, …

TV

Dragon Ball FighterZ Adds Two More Characters To The Roster

The Dragon Ball FighterZ roster continues to grow. Another pair of playable characters were revealed for the Dragon Ball fighting game in the latest issue of <i>V-Jump</i> magazine (via Gematsu), along with some details on the game's story mode.<p>The two new characters joining the roster are Nappa and …

Anime

Pokemon Go Leak Further Points To Generation 3 Pokemon, Halloween Event

While we still don't have any official details on what to expect from Pokemon Go's upcoming Halloween event, there's now more evidence that it'll introduce a couple of new Pokemon. The iOS App Store inadvertently shared an image presumably for the event that features some Ghost-type Pokemon, …

Pokémon

Destiny 2 Leviathan Prestige Raid Is Now Live On PS4 And Xbox One [Update: Already Beaten]

The race is officially underway, as the delayed Leviathan Prestige Raid is now live in Destiny 2. Bungie has rolled out the harder version of the Raid, and Fireteams are now competing to become the first to conquer the challenge. [<b>Update:</b> Impressively, teams have already completed the Prestige …

Destiny 2

BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Ticket And In-Game Freebies Giveaway

We teamed up with Blizzard to give away <b>ten (10) BlizzCon 2017 Virtual Tickets that include in-game freebies!</b> Entry is open Worldwide. Yup, you read that correctly... WORLDWIDE. Competition ends Monday, October 23rd at 12:00PM PT and ten winners will be contacted via email. <b>Scroll down to enter below.</b><p>…

Freebies

New On Netflix In October 2017: Stranger Things 2 Release, More Movies And TV Shows

Netflix's lineup of new content for October 2017 has been announced, and it's a good month to subscribe if you're a fan of horror movies or <i>Stranger Things</i>. The list consists of all of the new movies, TV shows, and original series launching through the month, as well as everything that's …

Netflix

Destiny 2 Replaces New Nightfall Strike After Issues Emerge

<b>Update:</b> Bungie has replaced this week's Nightfall Strike due to issues players were experiencing with Exodus Crash. For the remainder of the week, you can try your hand at the Nightfall version of <b>Pyramidion.</b> Along with that change, there are also new modifiers in place: <b>Timewarp: Zero Hour</b> (which …

Destiny 2

Oculus’ Jason Rubin Remains Optimistic About VR And Is Proud Of What The Company Has Achieved

We had a chance to speak with Oculus VP of Content Jason Rubin at Oculus Connect 4 last week. Rubin co-founded Naughty Dog and has been a videogame pioneer starting from the original PlayStation era.<p>In our in-depth interview, Rubin remains highly optimistic about the future of VR. Setting grounded …

Virtual Reality

Things I Wish I Knew Before Playing South Park: The Fractured But Whole

South Park has once again returned to video game platforms with a successful mix of RPG systems infused with South Park’s unmistakable character. The Fractured But Whole sees the kids go on another adventure, but things have changed a little since The Stick of Truth. Not only are they into …

South Park

Beautiful Sea Of Thieves Art Book Revealed For Xbox One / PC Game

Rare's long-anticipated Sea of Thieves is the latest game to receive an extravagant art book. Comic publisher Dark Horse has announced <i>The Art of Sea of Thieves</i>, a beautiful companion tome to the upcoming open-world pirate game.<p><i>The Art of Sea of Thieves</i> will give fans "an unprecedented look at the …

PC Gaming

New On Amazon Prime Video For October 2017: More Movies, TV Shows, And Original Series

Amazon Prime subscribers have a lot to look forward to from its Netflix-style Prime Video service throughout October. The streaming service debuts the third season of its comedy <i>Red Oaks</i> and, for anyone who's in the mood for a scare this Halloween season, Amazon's own <i>Lore</i> premieres.<p><i>Lore</i>, from the …

Netflix

New On Hulu For October 2017: Futurama And More TV Series, Shows, And Movies Arrive

Video streaming giant Hulu has announced all of the TV shows and movies coming to the platform and leaving it in October. As usual, there are a variety new movies and shows. [<b>Update:</b> As an added bonus, the entire series of <i>Futurama</i> is has arrived on Hulu, including the movies.]<p>Among the notable …

Netflix

The Witcher 3 Is Very Cheap On PS4, Xbox One, And PC In Europe

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the Witcher franchise, and to celebrate, the most recent game in the series--The Witcher III: Wild Hunt--is going cheap on Xbox One, PS4, and PC in Europe.<p>Xbox Live Gold members can currently grab the base Witcher III game for £12.50 / €15 as part of this …

The Witcher

EA's Star Wars Action-Adventure Game Will Be Revamped; Dead Space Dev Visceral Shut Down

Electronic Arts has announced some major news regarding one of its most anticipated upcoming games, as well as one of its oldest studios. EA revealed it will shut down Visceral Games, the studio responsible for the Dead Space series, among many other titles. Additionally, the single-player Star …

Call of Duty: WWII

Destiny 2 PC Pre-Load Time Revealed, Launch Trailer Released

Destiny 2's PC version is almost here. Bungie's shooter lands on PC October 24, and now the developer has released a launch trailer for it and confirmed when it will be available to pre-load. All footage in the trailer above was captured on PC, presumably on a more-than-capable rig.<p>The game …

Destiny 2

Lone Wolf And Cub Live-Action Adaptation Adds Fast And Furious Producer

The adaptation of popular manga series <i>Lone Wolf and Cub</i> has found a writer to pen its script. The project, which has been in the works on-and-off for over a decade at Paramount Pictures, has hired <i>Se7en</i> scribe Andrew Kevin Walker to write the film. The screenwriter used Twitter to celebrate the …

Movies

Destiny 2's PC Release Date, Spec Requirements, Server Launch Time -- Everything You Need To Know

Unlike its predecessor, Destiny 2 will release on PC. Although players have had to wait longer for it, there's not too long left now. Destiny 2 doesn't launch on PC until October 24, and for those of you that didn't pick it up on Xbox One and PS4, the PC version features a variety of improvements …

Destiny 2

GameStop Is Selling A Fart Pillow For The New South Park Game

The new South Park game, The Fractured But Whole, focuses a lot on farting. Continuing this trend, retailer GameStop today announced an officially licensed "Fart Pillow," a $30 accessory that, when sat upon, emits a fart noise. GameStop says it's a perfect stocking stuffer for family and friends …

South Park

Destiny 2 Dev Is No Longer Selling Emote That Lets You Clip Through Walls

Destiny 2 features a bunch of amusing emotes that you can purchase, and one of the best is a Monty Python-inspired, high-kicking walk. However, it turns out that the emote let players get into some walled-off, unfinished areas--and now, Bungie has removed it from sale.<p>Although the developer hasn't …

Destiny 2

Dishonored 5th Anniversary PS4/Xbox One Console And Prize Pack Giveaway

In honor of Dishonored's 5th anniversary, we teamed up with Bethesda to give away <b>five (5)</b> <b>Dishonored</b> Prize Packs for free which include:<p><b>Dishonored 2 and Death of the Outsider codes for PS4, Xbox One, or PC</b>• <b><br>Novel - Dishonored: The Corroded Man</b>• <b><br>Art Book - The Art of Dishonored 2 Limited Edition</b>• <b><br>Comic -</b> …

Gaming Consoles

Xbox One X Patches Confirmed For Halo: MCC And Halo Wars 2

Today during a livestream event, Microsoft made some big announcements about the Halo franchise, including new Xbox One X patches and ongoing support for Halo 5. We already knew that Halo 5 will receive an Xbox One X update, and today developer 343 confirmed that Halo Wars 2 is also getting patched …

Xbox One X