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Watch the Splatoon 2 and Arms Nintendo Direct right here

I miss morning Nintendo Directs. I mean, I guess evening broadcasts make sense for the west coast, but even on the east coast a lot of people are still at work at 6PM ET, and some in Europe are going to bed. Scratch that, a lot of west coas...   read

 
 
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The quest to throw a Cucco into Death Mountain in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Dorkly embarked upon a quest to throw a Cucco into Death Mountain (read: volcano) in Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and the relatively short video is worth checking out if you've ever done something similar. The fact that stuff like this is eve...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2 and Arms to be showcased at Nintendo Direct this Wednesday

The latest Nintendo Direct is coming this Wednesday, April 12 at 6:00pm EST (11:00pm GMT) and will focus on upcoming Switch games Arms and Splatoon 2. Part of the direct will be dedicated to the 3DS as well. You can watch at their webs...   read

 
 
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Badass fan-made Dragon Ball Z fighter is out now for free

I first found out about Hyper Dragon Ball Z three dang years ago tomorrow, and I'm happy to report you can download and play it right now, for free, in the recently released "Champ Build" that does some fighter rebalancing and adds even mo...   read

 
 
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Watch new footage from Ninja Theory's upcoming Hellblade

Game Informer has an exclusive on some new footage (watch a longer clip here) and developer interviews for Ninja Theory's (Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, DmC: Devil May Cry) upcoming PC and PS4 action game, Hellbade: Senua's Sacrifice. I p...   read

 
 
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Watch Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory's first electrofunky trailer

Slightly odd to call this an "announcement" trailer since we've known about this game for some time, but it's the first one I suppose. Electronic beats jazz over a first glimpse at gameplay and environments. Digital worlds and electronic m...   read

 
 
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Trailer for one of two new Naruto games, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, leaked

The weekly print of Famitsu magazine announced two new Naruto video games: Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy and Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker. Appropriate to its name, the trilogy will only contain the first three Ul...   read

 
 
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Permaband, CCP's over-the-top in-house music group, is heading to Rock Band 4

In case you haven't noticed, in-house development studio bands have been a popular practice as of late. Square Enix has the rock group The Primals, and CCP, developer of EVE Online, has the slightly less conventional group "Permaband." Whil...   read

 
 
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See exactly how Zelda: Breath of the Wild's vague update impacts performance

You gotta love Nintendo's super vague patch notes. While they might think that "a more pleasant gaming experience" is just that -- a pleasant description -- most people want a little more. Digital Foundry just put the recent 1.1.1 patch for...   read

 
 
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This near minute long wipeout in Zelda: Breath of the Wild is worth your time

Shield surfing isn't something I even knew I could do in Zelda: Breath of the Wild until roughly 50 hours in. I mean I had stayed away from pretty much all of the pre-launch footage and the innocuous "you can shield surf" loading screen too...   read

 
 
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Disney finally pulls back the veil on the Cars 3 game, which is Switch-bound

Avalanche Software has a new lease on life thanks to Warner Bros. After being part of the big Disney gaming excommunication, they've been tapped to develop the upcoming Cars 3 tie-in game, now known as Cars 3: Driven to Win. Evidently ...   read

 
 
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The Switch could use more party games: Abraca: Imagic Games is coming

After the mad rush of the Switch's launch, we're entering a small lull before the summer rush begins. A handful of indie developers are taking advantage of this period, including Ankama, who just announced that Abraca: Imagic Games&nbs...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Continuum brings '70s New York disco into the fray

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare continues its quest for wacky DLC, which is just as well, as the main game could have used some of the same charm. Following a Kevin Smith-helmed riff on Jason and the camp counselor motif, the next add-on, Co...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters gets some free DLC with its 2.0 update this week

Due out April 5, SNK is pushing its "2.0" update for King of Fighters XIV. Along with Rock Howard, Vanessa, Ryuji, and Whip (paid DLC) comes two free levels -- City Circuit and Transcontinental Railroad. You can see them in the video below....   read

 
 
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LEGO City Undercover still has some lengthy load times on Switch

Sometimes, long load times are forgivable. For games where the entire sandbox/level is on-boarded and I can screw around with it as long as I want, it's a small price to pay. I'll even lump in the infamous Metal Gear Solid 4 into that ...   read

 
 
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toco toco hangs with NieR director Yoko Taro for the day

NieR: Automata director and all-around lovable scamp Yoko Taro is the latest subject of toco toco, a wonderful documentary series that interviews creators in and outside of the video game industry. Since this episode debuted two days ago, ...   read

 
 
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Miniature documentary on fighting game taunts leads with teabagging

Core-A Gaming recently put up an cool little mini-doc on YouTube that deals with the philosophy of taunting in fighting games. It goes over some examples in the community, the reasoning behind why it works, and shifts into a great breakdown...   read

 
 
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After Rime, Tequila Works' next project is a VR murder mystery

We all get to see how Rime, a game that was shown off in 2013, worked out in May. But Tequila Works is already looking to the future, as The Sexy Brutale is due for release this month, and their next project, which is VR related, has been r...   read

 
 
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Blind player competes in Street Fighter V tournament, kicks some ass

If you needed a heartwarming story today, this is it. Over in Spain, the Street Fighter V community held a tournament called Sonic Boom, and a blind player managed to kick some ass. Known as "Sven," he managed to use the game's sound e...   read

 
 
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Rick and Morty pays Pokemon homage with pixel art battle

There's already an entire, supposedly good Pokemon parody Rick and Morty game you can play -- Pocket Mortys -- but perhaps the stealth April 1 premiere of season 3 of the show has you jonesing for a full minute of Mr. Meseeks mayhem as ani...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV will eventually explore the origin of Ardyn

I was kind of fine with Ardyn's appearance in Final Fantasy XV being mysterious, but director Hajime Tabata is keen on pulling back the veil. In a recent interview Tabata, it was confirmed that Square Enix has "plans," for exploring mo...   read

 
 
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Agents of Mayhem tightens up the Saints Row formula with its own cast of lunatics

"I am private property, please step away." The high-pitched voice is emitting from a speaker lodged in a saucer-eyed, cartoon squid mascot for a fast-food sushi joint in Seoul, Korea. I am playing as Daisy, a roller derby skater with rockab...   read

 
 
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Yoshi in Sonic 2? Sure, I'd play that mod

All the way back in 2010 a user named Xenowhirl created a fantastic mod that put Yoshi into Sonic 2 -- seemingly a match made in heaven. It was only recently released online, but you can experience it with the link below. I'm amazed that pe...   read

 
 
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Surprise, Yoko Taro's new game has amazing art

Yoko Taro has a lot to be excited about. His last project, NieR: Automata, has been pretty much universally beloved. Whether that translates to sales in this very busy season (crazy isn't it) is another thing, but Taro strikes me as the typ...   read

 
 
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WipEout Omega Collection gets physical edition, releases this June

Sorry, I can't bring myself to use catchy game-related words in the headline like "WipEout Omega Collection boosts into your living room this June." Makes me cringe as much as how every ad says "slam dunk" during the NCAA basketball tourna...   read

 
 


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