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Nintendo cleans house at this year's SXSW Gaming Awards

The South by Southwest festivals and conferences have been going down this past week, once again in Austin, Texas, which includes this year's SXSW Gaming Awards, co-hosted by IGN's Alanah Pearce and Blizzard’s Richard Campbell. The hi...

 
 
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Luca Blight's Bizarre Awards of 2017

[He's at it again! Last year Luca Blight wrote his 2016 blog for excellence in stupidity, making it one of my favorite GOTY blogs ever. This year, he's written a follow-up, making this one of my new favorite year-end traditions. Join him as...

 
 
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Bass' 2017 personal picks for 2017 video games in 2017

The Bass Awards are back! What the heck are those, you ask? Then you should have checked the blog section more last year! Basically, they're like the Game Awards, even down to the inclusion of exclusive video game reveals... Except only I g...

 
 
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What news and announcements this week pressed your buttons?

Well, it was big week for news this week. The Game Awards 2017 and the PlayStation Experience, among other headlines and streams, have brought hot gossip and exciting images for 2018 and beyond.We got an eight-minute head-scratcher in the f...

 
 
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Recap: Everything that happened at The Game Awards 2017

The Game Awards 2017 may have stretched on far too long, with too many ads, and the show's pacing still wasn't where it needs to be, but you know what? I had an okay time. I'm seeing improvement. Zelda: Breath of the Wild took game of the y...

 
 
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Sea of Thieves launches on March 20, 2018

In the midst of all the announcements at The Game Awards tonight you might have missed this shiny new trailer for Sea of Thieves. Rare's multiplayer pirate adventure finally got a release date and it still looks pretty as hell. You can...

 
 
 
 
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Accounting + is heading to PSVR very soon

Accounting +, an updated version of Accounting, will be heading to PlayStation VR on December 19. Geoff Keighley took to the stage of The Game Awards to mislead people by saying we were in store for a "serious and dark" game that then segue...

 
 
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A World War Z game is coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One

File this one under "Whoa, that's a lot of zombies and also they are very fast." The first announcement at The Game Awards 2017 was the reveal of a World War Z game for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Details are mostly sparse, but h...

 
 
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Let's watch The Game Awards together

The Game Awards 2017 are tonight and if you've tagged along with us in past years, you'll know just how, uh, lively the comments tend to get for these streams. It's quality bonding time! Aside from the awards themselves, there will be multi...

 
 
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'Endless Winter' website teases upcoming THQ Nordic project

THQ Nordic have launched a mysterious teaser site, featuring little more than a pale, blurred image and a countdown clock. The site's arrival was accompanied by a tweet simply stating "Endless Winter."The countdown is scheduled to hit zero ...

 
 
 
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PUBG's 'Desert Map' will be at the Game Awards next week

The upcoming "Desert Map" for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be getting an official reveal next week at The Game Awards. Geoff Keighley took to Twitter to announce the...um...announcement of this reveal. In addition to getting gameplay ...

 
 
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Damnit, now we expect it

How do you expect me to not expect something even if it's the unexpected I'm supposed to not expect? Now I need a nap.

 
 
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Do Japanese games actually have a shot at The Game Awards?

For most of the games announced yesterday, the 2017 Game Awards have been a long time coming. From the moment The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild hit the Switch, we knew it was a contender. Same goes for Super Mario Odyssey and the...

 
 
 
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Nolan North: developer performances 'matter more than mine'

Renowned voice actor Nolan North won the award for Best Performance for his role as Nathan Drake in Uncharted 4 at the Video Game Awards on December 2, 2016. The bigger story is what he had to say during his acceptance speech.  Vo...

 
 
 
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Newest Halo Wars 2 trailer features the brutal villain Atriox

The first Halo Wars might not be everyone's favorite entry in the Halo franchise, but it was a nice enough introduction to strategy games for folks that don't normally play them. If 343 Industries feels strongly enough about its sequel to p...

 
 
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Finally, our first look at Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay

It's here. It's finally here. After being formally revealed at E3 2015, we have some Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay at long last. To be fair, it wasn't much of a surprise. We've known for a few weeks now that The Game Awards would ma...

 
 
 
 
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This is our first look at Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

Need more Shovel Knight in your life? The second expansion, Specter of Torment, is coming out next Spring, but there hasn't been a whole lot to see yet. Thanks to the Game Awards, there's finally a trailer so you can see the Specter Knight ...

 
 




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