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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is 'done' and nearing release

WayForward is nearing the end of its "very long development cycle" for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, a game that first graced Kickstarter in September 2013, and I think some celebratory hair whips are in order. Shantae is "done" as of this week...   read

 
 
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Sony is bringing some surprises to PlayStation Experience

We told you about everyone who will be at PlayStation Experience 2016, but now we can share a list of everything (well, almost everything) that'll be at the Anaheim convention in early December. Curiously, a few conspicuous "unannounced pan...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2 is on the right track with its free DLC plan

Respawn Entertainment has a commendable post-release strategy for Titanfall 2, one that will hopefully help grow the player base and keep folks engaged enough to stick around. The short of it is that "anything that has effect on gameplay" w...   read

 
 
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Saints Row IV opens the floodgates for mods

Saints Row IV is a wacky game as is. Each entry in the series pushed the absurdity further, and in this one, you are a gang boss turned democratically-elected President of the United States that fends off aliens using superpowers because wh...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft has enabled more Watch Dogs 2 multiplayer modes

As a follow-up to Ubisoft pulling some of the online functionality in Watch Dogs 2 due to performance issues, the company has issued an update today that fixes and reintroduces online features to the Bay Area mayhem simulator. Through the M...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's rework of Symmetra sounds fantastic

As someone who had a lot of early success with Symmetra in Overwatch but eventually felt forced into taking more generally valued roles like Mercy or Lúcio, I have been eager to hear specifics about Blizzard's promised rework of the...   read

 
 
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The third season of Telltale's The Walking Dead begins December 20

We'll get a taste of season three of Telltale's The Walking Dead before the year is over. This five-episode run is dubbed "A New Frontier" and will first pick up on December 20, a little later than expected, across the studio's usual long ...   read

 
 
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The Monster Hunter movie sounds bananas

Given its past successes, Capcom is understandably interested in pursuing a film adaptation of Monster Hunter, and so is writer-director Paul W.S. Anderson (Alien vs. Predator, Death Race, and the still-ongoing but almost finished Resident ...   read

 
 
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Frieza's forces are coming for Conton City in Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Bandai Namco pledged to support Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 with updates and DLC, and today we're getting a glimpse at what those plans will look like in practice. The game's first update is due a month from now, on December 20, and this is wha...   read

 
 
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2K's NBA VR game reminds me of the early Wii days

My experiences with virtual reality have reinforced the idea that these games are (almost always) better in person than they appear in trailers. For the longest time, Rigs: Mechanized Combat League seemed over-the-top cheesy and easy to wr...   read

 
 
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Someone put Doom on the MacBook Pro Touch Bar

Continuing the time-honored tradition of people putting id Software's demon shooter on anything that'll have it, no matter how impractical, Facebook engineer Adam Bell has gotten the game to run on the MacBook Pro's oft-derided Touch Bar. ...   read

 
 
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Hitman's first season really is worth a look at $30

I know, I know -- you don't have time for more games as it is right now. I feel ya. But I also know that some of you have been patiently waiting for the first season of Hitman to wrap, and it has. Here's a nudge. IO Interactive has slashed ...   read

 
 
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A PS4 port is next for Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls

Spike Chunsoft's third-person adventure spin-off Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls is yet another PlayStation Vita game seeking new life with a port to PlayStation 4. If you'd prefer to flee from the Monokuma masses on the l...   read

 
 
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Conan O'Brien does VR

At a recent visit to the YouTube Space in New York, funnyman Conan O'Brien demoed virtual reality games like Tilt Brush, Job Simulator, and The Thrill of the Fight. The results are, well, just look at that image! I certainly laughed. If yo...   read

 
 
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New Game+ will make it to Dishonored 2 next month

Arkane and Bethesda have passed along word that new custom difficulty settings and a New Game+ mode are in the works for Dishonored 2 next month. They'll arrive in an update, with the exact date TBA. Not exactly a lot to go on here, but cle...   read

 
 
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Civilization VI's fall update has a lot of changes

As a novice-at-best Civilization player, I tend not to get these games at launch. I know I'll enjoy them, but the discounts will eventually come and so too will updates and expansions. I'm usually not in a rush! With Civilization VI, though...   read

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront's Rogue One expansion and the VR mission drop on December 6

We're nearing the home stretch for Star Wars Battlefront, a game that is surprisingly still hanging in there (depending on which platform you're on). DICE will release its fourth and final expansion, Rogue One: Scarif, on December 6 for sea...   read

 
 
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This overview video makes the case for Super Mario Maker 3DS

Nintendo is pushing out Super Mario Maker for 3DS right in time for the holidays, and while there's no doubt in my mind that it'll sell well as a portable Mario game, this version leaves a lot to be desired compared to its superior Wii U c...   read

 
 
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Multiplayer in Batman: Arkham Origins will only exist for a couple more weeks

WB is closing down the multiplayer side of Batman: Arkham Origins on December 4, 2016. It's strange to learn that a game had a multiplayer mode by way of an announcement about said mode's fast-approaching closure, but that's exactly the sit...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4 now has mods on PlayStation 4

At long last, Bethesda has introduced mods to Fallout 4 on PlayStation 4. For a time, it was looking like there wouldn't be any mod support at all, but Bethesda was able to work it out with Sony, at least to a certain extent. Modders can cr...   read

 
 
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This new labeling for backward compatible Xbox 360 games is helpful

While it doesn't appear to be widespread, I hope this approach to labeling Xbox 360 games that are playable on Xbox One through backward compatibility catches on. NeoGAF user Xyrmellon snapped these photos at Walmart and wondered if anyone ...   read

 
 
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Oh yeah, there's going to be Conan survival game

Lord knows I do not need another Rust-lookin' open-world survival game, much less one debuting on Steam Early Access, but Conan Exiles has me considering exactly that. Funcom has a bunch of new screenshots today, some of which will look ver...   read

 
 
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Somehow, Awesomenauts is still being updated

I'll never forget the good times I've had with Awesomenauts. Ronimo has continued to support its 2D MOBA for years, and it's to the point now that I can hardly fathom how it's still able to come out with updates when so many players have mo...   read

 
 
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Atlus is pushing Persona 5 back to April 4, 2017

Persona 5 is coming later than expected, uh, again! Hopefully this is the last time. Atlus confirmed a revised April 4, 2017 release for North America and Europe today during a livestream. That's a short-term bummer, no doubt about it, but...   read

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Sun

Though my interest in Pokémon has waned, I'll always be a fan at heart, curious to see where the series goes next and dream about what form it might one day take far into the future. The original games and ensuing multimedia craze la...   read

 
 
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