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Nintendo unveils Arms, a fighting sports game for Switch

During the Nintendo Switch presentation, we got a glimpse at a new property called Arms. Yep, just Arms. It's a "fighting sports game" in which players duke it out with their extendable arms. The feel of the game was described as a mix of ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Switch will have a paid online service

Right out of the gate, Nintendo spoke briefly about online play on the Nintendo Switch during its presentation this evening. While specifics were sparse, there's one big detail: a price tag. Players will be able to engage in online multipla...   read

 
 


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After quite the wait, toddlers are now in The Sims 4

The impossible has happened: toddlers are now in The Sims 4 by way of a free update. I'm an on-again, off-again Sims player at best, so my reaction here is a general "Aww, that's cute. Look at those lil outfits!" But the folks who are in f...   read

 
 
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DiRT Rally is about to get PlayStation VR and co-driver support

Codemasters is planning an upgrade for DiRT Rally that enables PlayStation VR support as well as a co-driver feature in which a friend can use a second controller to send you calls. Talk about a trust exercise! While this will be sold as DL...   read

 
 
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Sony closes Rigs and Killzone: Mercenary studio Guerrilla Cambridge

Sony has closed Guerrilla Cambridge, the long-running studio behind games like Rigs: Mechanized Combat League for PlayStation VR, Killzone: Mercenary on PS Vita, and even MediEvil, among others. In a statement to GamesIndustry.biz, Sony sai...   read

 
 
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Story-heavy roguelike Sunless Sea headed to iPad

The crew-eating descent into madness that is Sunless Sea is coming to iPad. BlitWorks is handling the port for Failbetter Games, and they're targeting a spring 2017 release. The studio has worked on other notable mobile adaptations like Don...   read

 
 
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Shovel Knight is getting a Nintendo Switch port and much more

Yacht Club Games is bringing its beloved platformer Shovel Knight to Nintendo Switch, which, hell yeah. That and that alone could've been the only news item on a day like today and I would've been thrilled. But there's far more, including u...   read

 
 
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Death Mark is the latest PS Vita horror adventure

That teaser video for Shiin, a PlayStation Vita game from Stranger of Sword City developer Experience Inc., piqued my interest. It's a treat to see new Vita games rolling out, and this is a horror title, at that. Win-win! In the days since ...   read

 
 
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First 4 Figures' life-size Majora's Mask impresses

Have any room left on your shelf for Zelda merch? There's yet another sweet statue to consider. This is a 25" tall, "life-size" replica of the iconic Majora's Mask, open now for pre-orders from First 4 Figures with an expected Q3 2017 rele...   read

 
 
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A whole bunch of third-party Nintendo Switch accessories have leaked

Nintendo's big presentation about the Switch is Thursday night, but first, more leaks! Images of unannounced Hori accessories for the console have started surfacing online, some of which are utilitarian and expected (carrying cases, a char...   read

 
 
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This Humble Bundle compiles fan favorites like VA-11 HALL-A

From the name alone, I briefly thought this latest Humble Bundle was about games with happy vibes, but it's better than that -- it's a play on Steam's user reviews. All of the featured games have attained the platform's coveted "Overwhelmin...   read

 
 
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Europe and Japan are getting a Glacier White PS4 Slim

A couple years back, Sony sold a limited-edition "Glacier White" PlayStation 4 bundled with Destiny, and now that color variant is returning for the PlayStation 4 Slim in Europe (January 24) and Japan (February 23) and hopefully over here i...   read

 
 
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Holy hell, you can kill the Big Boos in Super Mario World

The last time my mind was this blown by a piece of video game trivia, I had just learned that clouds and bushes in Super Mario Bros. were the same sprite, only recolored and masked with clever placement. As pointed out by Supper Mario Broth...   read

 
 
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Heroes of the Storm's full roster will be unlocked this weekend

Before you spend any more gold on a character purchase in Heroes of the Storm, know that Blizzard is planning a promo this weekend that could sway your decision. From Friday, January 13 at 10:00am Pacific until Monday, January 16 at that sa...   read

 
 
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Room-flipping puzzler Shift returns on 3DS this week

Whoa, this one brings me back. Remember Shift? The monochrome puzzle title started out as a web game eight years ago before proving popular enough to warrant a full series and ports to other platforms. Now it's back and heading to 3DS with...   read

 
 
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This custom Famicom Pocket was a good idea

Can you cram a Famicom Mini inside a Game Boy? Yes. But should you? Hell yeah! Well, maybe not you you, but Kei Studio sure managed the feat with an impressive "Famicom Pocket" build. This 25-minute-long video gets into the specifics, as d...   read

 
 
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The 2017 Independent Games Festival finalists are here

This is going to be an especially hard year to name winners at the Independent Games Festival. The list of finalists is out, and even just looking at the Seumas McNally Grand Prize, I feel like we're being to asked to name our favorite chil...   read

 
 
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Injustice 2 is out on May 16, 2017

Last year was a great year for video games. This year, at least based on how the stacked-as-hell first several months have shaped up so far, seems likely to follow suit. NetherRealm fans can add another title to their list as Injustice 2 ha...   read

 
 
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Dang, XCOM 2 is only $12 in this Humble Monthly deal

Yesterday's news of the Long War 2 mod reminded me that I failed to snag XCOM 2 at launch and, dumber yet, while it was discounted in recent end-of-year sales. But actually, that indecisiveness has paid off -- the alien-blastin', bad-luck-c...   read

 
 
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Daybreak delists Landmark, servers closing in February

After Daybreak finally ceased development on the MMORPG EverQuest Next last year, it seemed inevitable that Landmark, which was thought of as a precursor, would be the next to go. The online sandbox title had longer legs than expected, but ...   read

 
 
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Players are encountering alien ships in Elite Dangerous

As compiled above, clips of run-ins with a mysterious alien vessel in Elite Dangerous are starting to come in. For a player base that has long hoped to make contact, this is a big, energizing surprise. It's unclear what conditions are need...   read

 
 
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Razer's triple-screen laptop is bananas

Project Valerie, a concept laptop Razer is showing off at CES 2017, almost seems like retrofuturism. It's like a what-if scenario of how technology could have developed, only predicted way too soon. This "mobile desktop" has three 17.3" 4K ...   read

 
 
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The delightfully odd Pizza Tycoon is now on GOG.com

I've never heard of Pizza Tycoon (also known as Pizza Connection) before today, and now I'm looking back on my life wondering where it all went wrong. This is a mid-'90s management sim in which you can work with organized crime to furt...   read

 
 
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Oh hey, Mass Effect 2 is free on PC

For a limited time, Mass Effect 2 is free on PC through Origin, and you should probably get on that. Before we know it, Andromeda will be here in late March. If you've flirted with the idea of getting into this oft-talked-about series, it's...   read

 
 
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These Super Nintendo shoes have real buttons and a d-pad

Reworking the Air Jordan 4 with a stylish Super Nintendo aesthetic? Cool enough. Wait'll you see the backside, though. For this design, which will be available in super limited quantities, creator Freaker Sneaks took things a step further, ...   read

 
 


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