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Oh dang, Persona 5 is getting a vinyl set

The next vinyl from iam8bit is a big one: Persona 5! It's such a good candidate that I can see it pushing people into game vinyl ownership for the first time -- assuming they have the money. There will be two sets, both of which will ship i...   read

 
 
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Nintendo talks NES Classic discontinuation: 'we don't have unlimited resources'

The NES Classic has sold 2.3 million units worldwide, according to Nintendo. And now the nostalgic little device -- which was originally meant to be "a product for last holiday" -- is discontinued. Were you able to get your hands on one? I ...   read

 
 

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1-2-Switch is nearing 1 million units shipped, Super Bomberman R has surpassed 500K

We know Zelda: Breath of the Wild is selling super well, but what about other Switch games? Alongside a surprise New 2DS XL announcement, Nintendo also shared some more game sales figures in its financial results briefing. Looking at three ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is launching the New 2DS XL this July

With the Switch out and high-profile 3DS game releases starting to wind down, it hadn't even crossed my mind that Nintendo would come out with another model, but here we are. Enter the New Nintendo 2DS XL, which will sit right in between th...   read

 
 
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Blood on the Sand had helicopters because 50 Cent's son wanted them

These days, 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand exists in my mind as little more than a fever dream. I still own a copy, but it's been years since I've played the absurd cover-based shooter, much less thought about it. Things I vaguely remember: a d...   read

 
 
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Dead Space 2 and 3 are now playable on Xbox One

And with that, the Dead Space trilogy is now playable on Xbox One. Dead Space became backward compatible last year, and as of today, Dead Space 2 and Dead Space 3 are tagging along too. If you no longer have your Xbox 360 game discs, all th...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1's spring update has some terrific additions

As a Medic player in Battlefield 1, I'm all about today's massive spring update. Along with a wide-ranging list of other additions, tweaks, and fixes, there's now a Medic ability to "spot" your deceased teammates so they visibly know you're...   read

 
 
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Take a look at Nioh's Dragon of the North DLC before Tuesday's launch

Back to Nioh we go. On Tuesday, Team Ninja is bringing out the Dragon of the North DLC, which centers on yet another historical figure, as well as an update to introduce a new player-versus-player feature. You might've heard bits and pieces...   read

 
 
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Atlus has a slight change of heart regarding Persona 5 streaming

Along with restricting use of the PlayStation 4's built-in share feature for Persona 5, earlier this month Atlus issued harsh guidelines for folks who still intended to stream the game or upload footage. It was the kind of thing reviewers w...   read

 
 
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Ready at Dawn's Deformers has had one troubled launch

Did you know that the studio behind The Order: 1886 has a new game out? It's true. Released last week, Deformers is an altogether different concept from Ready at Dawn, trading out a cinematic romp through alternate-history London for little...   read

 
 


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Yup, Call of Duty: WWII has Nazi Zombies

Just as I thought the Call of Duty: WWII reveal event was winding down and I could tune out, Sledgehammer Games started talking about co-op and horror elements. Then this ugly mug popped up. Ah, gotcha. Nazi Zombies. "Our co-operative mode...   read

 
 
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Awesomenauts is going free-to-play at last

On May 24, the 2D MOBA Awesomenauts is finally, thankfully going free-to-play. That's a while from now, though. Why make the announcement so early? Ronimo is gearing up for the free-to-play transition with a beta update for current players ...   read

 
 
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Guide: It shouldn't take too long to earn the new Overwatch rewards in Heroes of the Storm

It's an exciting albeit overwhelming week for Heroes of the Storm -- especially if you're an Overwatch fan. Aside from new character reveals (D.Va!) and introductions (Genji!), and the game's far-reaching 2.0 launch (expect to get a ton of ...   read

 
 
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Last year's Batman: Arkham VR is now on Vive and Oculus Rift

As of today, you'll no longer need a PS4 and PlayStation VR to solve puzzles and screw around as the Caped Crusader in Rocksteady's Batman: Arkham VR -- it's now on Steam for Vive and Oculus Rift. The lateness of the PC version is a little...   read

 
 
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Alolan Pokemon have finally made it to Pokemon Shuffle

For those of us who are still hanging in there with Pokémon Shuffle despite knowing full well how devious the free-to-play puzzler can be, big update: Alola-region Pokémon are starting to show up! Familiar faces from Sun and ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is hosting a Splatoon 2 tournament at E3

Last year's E3 was a special one for Nintendo. The company dedicated its entire show-floor presence to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a move that seemed questionable as hell going into the expo but ended up paying off thanks to fa...   read

 
 
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Here's a little bit of Green Hill Zone in Sonic Forces

Sega is taking cues from Sonic Generations in this year's Sonic Forces. The Modern and Classic Sonic duality is back, and today we've got a look at the latter with a trailer for safe old Green Hill Zone. Fans have wasted no time picking ap...   read

 
 
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Industrious fan makes first-person Pikmin 2 a reality

Here's a Neat Little Thing to cap off your day from YouTube user Scruffy. It's a dive into Pikmin 2's inner workings to come up with and modify a first-person view in a game that wasn't meant to have one. The results -- even in this still-...   read

 
 
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Zen Studios is bringing Infinite Minigolf to Switch, PS4, and Xbox One

It's hard to shake the notion of Zen Studios working on anything outside of the pinball space, but it's happened plenty of times before, and it'll happen again. For instance: Planet Minigolf. Remember that one? Its followup, Infinite Minigo...   read

 
 
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Stardew Valley now has better controller and language support on PC

With today's PC update for Stardew Valley, it's just a little bit easier to embrace the laborious farm life while playing with a gamepad instead of a mouse and keyboard. Menu navigation now works more like you'd expect, with your cursor sna...   read

 
 
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That wild new NieR: Automata DLC is out next week

Japanese players are getting a batch of DLC for NieR: Automata on May 2, and hey, we are too! The DLC known as "3C3C1D119440927" (three costumes, three colosseums, one dream, and a year/date, apparently) will also see a Western release on T...   read

 
 
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Vanquish might just be Platinum's next PC port

The surprise release of Bayonetta on PC was a wonderful gift -- both for returning fans and those who have yet to pulverize angels -- but it may only be the start. Someone hold me. I'm feeling faint! Earlier today, a small but conspicuous u...   read

 
 
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Get mentally prepared for Outlast 2 with this launch trailer

Dang, Outlast 2 really snuck up on me. It's coming out on Tuesday! Listening to the song in this launch trailer felt like spiders crawling down my back (maybe I should get that checked out), and the mere thought of running around a creepy ...   read

 
 
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David OReilly's Everything rolls onto Steam

One month later, David OReilly's Everything -- a curious game "where everything you see is a thing you can be, from animals to planets to galaxies and beyond" -- is now also available for Windows and Mac. Our own Josh Tolentino reviewed th...   read

 
 
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Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition is out now on consoles

I was expecting a "complete" re-release for Dark Souls III at retail, but not so soon. Bandai Namco has compiled the core game and its two expansions -- the frigid and somewhat underwhelming Ashes of Ariandel, and the brutal, much more fit...   read

 
 


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