New Nintendo 3DS XL bundles for Animal Crossing and Tri Force Heroes coming this fall

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 2:35pm PDT

A pair of New Nintendo 3DS XL bundles have been unveiled, one for Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, both set to arrive this fall.


Mortal Kombat X patch will buff Kotal Khan, Reptile, and others tomorrow

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 2:12pm PDT

NetherRealm has completed its look into tomorrow's Mortal Kombat X patch, which is set to include some new buffs to a number of the game's kombatants.


Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 pre-order offers its old 'Nuk3town' stomping grounds

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 12:17pm PDT

If there's been one constant in the Black Ops series of Call of Duty games, it's been Nuketown. With that said, it's time to return there, once more.


"Ugh. I wish maps like this would die, but I know like 50% of the community will only play this ..."

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Pokemon Shuffle Mobile chooses iOS today

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 11:25am PDT

After hitting 3DS earlier this year, Pokemon Shuffle has arrived at what arguably should have been its first home: iOS.


"We reached out to a Nintendo representative regarding the app. They responded, "Pika!""

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Evolve free weekend welcomes in Meteor Goliath

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 10:45am PDT

Evolve is getting a free weekend on Xbox One and PC and that's as good a time as any to introduce the game's first monster adaptation.


3rd TeSPA Collegiate Hearthstone Championship introduces team format as registration opens

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 10:25am PDT

The third TeSPA Collegiate Hearthstone Championship will see college students face off with a $100,000 scholarship on the line. But this year, Blizzard has introduced a twist.


"I've watched a team format game and it's kinda silly. Three dudes with their hands on their ..."

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Street Fighter 5 Collector's Edition, retailer-exclusive pre-order costumes revealed

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 10:10am PDT

Capcom has revealed the upcoming Collector's Edition set to release for Street Fighter V. And while the usual DLC model looks to be going away, retailer-exclusive pre-order costume DLC does not.


"pre-order bonuses are bad enough, but the retailer exclusive nonsense is the absolute worst."

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Battlefield 4 begins its 'Night Operations' this Tuesday

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 9:41am PDT

To this point, DICE had promised a vague September release for Battlefield 4's Night Operations update. Now it looks like it's coming sooner than later, with the team announcing that the update will hit on the first of the month.


"I really want Dice to implement the Squad Leader stuff that Hardline has. If you're on a ..."

- tangles see all 3 comments

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End releasing in March 2016

By Daniel Perez, Aug 31, 2015 9:28am PDT

Sony and Naughty Dog have announced Uncharted 4: A Thief's End will be releasing in March 2016. Find out the exact release date in our story.


"Same ^^^ one of the top most anticipated games for the PS4 for me, I can not wait I loved every ..."

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown headed to PS Vita, according to ESRB

By Daniel Perez, Aug 31, 2015 9:16am PDT

An ESRB rating has popped up for a game called XCOM: Enemy Unknown Plus for the PlayStation Vita.


"I keep wanting to get this for ios or android, but I keep hearing how it's a total memory hog ..."

- daggot see all 2 comments

Halo 5: Guardians plot teased to be revealed in special 'mission briefing' today [Update 2]

By Daniel Perez, Aug 31, 2015 8:50am PDT

Microsoft has teased the possible reveal of Halo 5: Guardians' plot as it says a 'mission briefing' will be made available later today.


"Cool, I have this feeling that Halo 5 will be the best in the series, I hope so."

- valcan_s see all 2 comments

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain PC retail disc only has a Steam installer

By Daniel Perez, Aug 31, 2015 7:37am PDT

You read right. Konami used a Blu-ray disc to burn an 8.78 MB Steam installer for the PC retail version of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.


"I'm not saying it profitable, or would ever happen. I'm just saying that in the spirit of Metal ..."

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Xbox One Elite console releasing in Nov. with 1TB SSHD and Elite Controller

By Daniel Perez, Aug 31, 2015 7:01am PDT

Microsoft has revealed it will be launching an Xbox One Elite console this September as well as a new wireless controller.


"Ah, fair enough then. And yeah, you can switch back, there are currently only the octagon and + ..."

- node see all 56 comments

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided release date and dynamic pre-order bonuses announced

By Daniel Perez, Aug 31, 2015 6:35am PDT

Square Enix has announced Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will be released early next year, but in the meantime, fans can take part in a special pre-order campaign that we've never seen before.


"This pressure to buy before we even see the goods. We have no idea if it's shit. I mean it ..."

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Weekly Game Release Highlights, August 31-September 6

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 5:00am PDT

A generation grew up on Hideo Kojima and the Metal Gear Solid series, but with the arrival of The Phantom Pain this week, it's time for Kojima and Snake to officially go their separate ways.

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