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'Overwatch' reveals one of its playable characters is on the autism spectrum

In a response to a fan's letter, <i>Overwatch</i> game director Jeff Kaplan confirmed that the playable character Symmetra is on the autism spectrum.<p>An</i> …

How I became a Pirate Warrior scumbag in Hearthstone

Yo ho, yo ho, it’s a Pirate Warrior’s life for me.<p>I’ve been playing Blizzard’s digital card game Hearthstone since it came out in 2014. I’ve played a lot of decks. Some have been more successful than others. Lately, however, I took a small amount of pride in trying to make my own creations work. I …

The Best Films of 2016

We break ‘em down by category.<p>With only two weeks left until the end of 2016, the crippling realization that time is trickling through our fingers starts to sink in. Just like that, within the blink of an eye, our 2016 resolutions get moved into 2017 and we are in dire need of a recap on the past …

How World of Warcraft players solved a wild puzzle to unlock Legion’s rarest world boss

Could the latest expansion hold more secrets like this?<p>It all started because players desperately wanted to find a new mount. A big pink bird, to be more specific.<p>As in every new expansion, <i>World of Warcraft: Legion</i> has introduced a whole army of new mounts that players can collect and show off as …

The hunt for Overwatch's next hero gets even more ridiculous

Overwatch fans had expected <i>something</i> to happen yesterday, following months of cryptic hints and speculation surrounding the identity of the game's …

Overwatch's Sombra mystery appears to be coming to a close

The game's ongoing mystery could meet its end later today<p>The <i>Overwatch</i> community is currently unraveling the most intriguing set of clues in the enduring mystery of Sombra, and it looks like the game's latest character could possibly see her long-awaited reveal. A bizarre post made to Blizzard …

Overwatch fans are trying to crack the latest mystery about Sombra

Blizzard hides more secrets in its Summer Games trailer<p>When Blizzard released a new video to promote <i>Overwatch</i>’s seasonal Summer Games content yesterday, fans noticed a secret message hidden within. Blizzard’s been tucking little Easter eggs into its recent videos which seem to point to the game’s …

Overwatch

Explore Scenes From Studio Ghibli Anime Films In Virtual Reality

A designer recreated moments from 'Spirited Away,' 'My Neighbor Totoro,' and 'Howl's Moving Castle'<p>If romping around inside the magical worlds created by Studio Ghibli is appealing, virtual reality is here to help. The folks over at <i>Polygon</i> noticed that designer Nick Pittom has released a Ghibli VR …

New trailer for "your Name.", newest anime from Makoto Shinkai, is packed with emotion【Video】

From its amazing visuals to its pure-hearted rock theme by <b>Radwimps</b>, the upcoming <b>anime</b> film from the celebrated director is proud to wear its heart on …

Anime

10 Amazing Anime Movies of 2016

In 2016 there is no question but that the medium of anime is about as mainstream as it is going to get in the West, although Anglo countries lag …

UPDATED: Adult Swim announces two new seasons of cult anime hit FLCL

Adult Swim is probably best known for its particular brand of weirdo stoner comedy and twisted updates to old cartoons that nobody really remembers, …

Kiznaiver's 1st Character Ad Introduces Hajime Tenga, Tsuguhito Yuta

Studio Trigger series stars Tomoaki Maeno, Nobunaga Shimazaki<p>The official website for Studio Trigger's Kiznaiver television anime series began …

Manga

Top 10 Sad Anime Quotes [Best List]

Eris<p>0<p>Anime can seriously be no-holds-barred when it comes to bringing the sadness. One of anime’s greatest secrets, although well known by fans, is …

FLOW to Perform Theme Song for Tales of Berseria RPG

Satomi Satou, Naomi Nagasawa join cast<p>This year's 15th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine will announce on Monday that the rock band …

Nowisee Cross Contents Project Adds New MV

Official app hosts music videos, songs, manga, light novel<p>The Nowisee "cross contents project" launched its app to host its tie-in music videos, song …

Manga

I Am A Hero Zombie Horror Manga Approaches 'Climax'

Kengo Hanazawa manga has over 4 million copies in print; live-action film in April<p>The NHK documentary television series Urasawa Naoki no Manben …

Metal Gear Solid 5 Multiplayer Update Adding New Character, More Maps, Dance Moves

A new update for Metal Gear Online, one of the multiplayer modes for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, will introduce a new playable Unique character, three extra maps, and more.<p>The new Unique character is Quiet, who plays a major role in The Phantom Pain's campaign, and she'll appear in her …

Gears of War Creator Optimistic for Gears of War 4

Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski has chimed in with some early thoughts on Gears of War 4. Bleszinski said on Twitter that he recently spoke with a writer on the Xbox One game (possibly series writer Tom Bissell), who apparently shared some story details for the upcoming title.<p>Gears of War …

Valkyria Chronicles PS4 Remaster Confirmed for North America, Europe

Sega has announced the remastered version of Valkyria Chronicles for PlayStation 4 will be available in Europe and North America from spring 2016.<p>The game will be released digitally and physically in both regions, but there will be limited run of Squad 7 Armored Editions available to pre-order in …

Now is the perfect time to quit Destiny

Saying goodbye to your Guardian<p>There’s no better time than now to walk away from <i>Destiny</i>. The sci-fi console shooter has entered the midpoint phase of its second year, and it’s clear it would take nothing short of a cosmic-sized update — something we're almost positive developer Bungie won't deliver …

Fallout: New Vegas Dev Interested in Doing Fallout 4 Follow-up

A developer from Obsidian Entertainment, the studio behind Fallout: New Vegas, has said the team is interested in working on another entry in the post-apocalyptic open-world RPG series.<p>Eric Fenstermaker, who is a writer and designer at Obsidian, was asked on Twitter if the studio "could do another …

Star Wars Battlefront's Upcoming DLC Includes Tatooine Map, New Costumes

Star Wars Battlefront's upcoming downloadable content updates will introduce a new map set on Tatooine and new outfits for Luke and Leia, according to a video posted by EA Brasil.<p>According to a translation of the video by WCCFTech, the content will be free and is not considered to be part of the …

Hideo Kojima's Worldwide Tech Tour Sparks Existential Beard Crisis

Earlier this week legendary video game designer Hideo Kojima and scary-smart PS4 architect Mark Cerny embarked on a tour to see the biggest and best video game developers in the world.<p>Kojima recently founded a new studio and is currently trying to familiarise himself with technology on the bleeding …

This Fallout 4 Mod Adds Gorgeous Cel-Shaded Graphics

The Fallout 4 community has already shown off what the RPG would look like with higher-resolution graphics, but a new fan-made visual tweak goes in a different direction. Redditor "Reddit_is_wrong" adjusted the game's visuals to depict the game with Borderlands-style cel-shaded graphics.<p>This was …

Gaming

Final Fantasy 15 Story Inspired in Part by The Last of Us, Director Says

In a new interview, Final Fantasy XV game director Hajime Tabata talked more about the long-in-development RPG's story, saying it is at least partially inspired by Naughty Dog's acclaimed post-apocalyptic action game The Last of Us.<p>Speaking with Examiner, Tabata started off by saying one of the key …

Kojima, Konami and Metal Gear's bizarre year

Soaring heights, unprecedented lows<p>It was the best of times, it was the worst of times for Metal Gear. Charles Dickens wrote that (we think), and he was right: 2015 was a strange year for Hideo Kojima, his employer Konami and the Metal Gear franchise.<p>Throughout 2015, there were whispers and rumors …

Final Fantasy's Lightning Is "Perfect Avatar" for Heroic Women, Fashion Company Says

GameSpot reported last year on a Final Fantasy character being featured in ads for Louis Vuitton. Now, more images of Final Fantasy XIII's Lightning wearing Louis Vuitton fashion have been released.<p>In the ads, Lightning is shown wearing fashion from "Series 4," which you can see being worn by …

Louis Vuitton's 2016 collection, as modeled by 'Final Fantasy'

She might have already been decked in Prada (and er, moogles), but <i>Final Fantasy XIII</i>'s often-reheated hero, Lightning, is now the face of Louis Vuitton's incoming collection early next year. This all comes direct from the Instagram account of the fashion house's Creative Director, Nicolas …

Sam’s Club offering $299 PS4 with free game next week

Sam's Club will be selling PlayStation 4 systems at a discount next week, according to a flyer leaked on Cheap Ass Gamer. On Nov. 14, the retailer will sell the console for $299 in a bundle that includes one free game.<p>There are some things to note here: The deal will be offered for just one day, …