Daily Archives: April 16, 2017

EA Clarifies Star Wars Battlefront 2 Season Pass Comments

Shortly after news broke that Star Wars Battlefront 2 would be ditching the season pass, EA’s public relations team reached out to Mashable to ask the site to withhold the news about the season pass. So we’re focused on delivering that in every dimension of Star Wars Battlefront II. The first Star Wars Battlefront is also firmly in the season pass camp as well, which as a result, has severely fragmented the community over the game’s lengthy lifespan. Do you believe that the game will ultimately

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Huge Pokemon GO Event Coming in Summer

Pokemon GO may finally be getting their wish, as Niantic’s Japan staff confirm the existence of a large-scale event coming this Summer. While no exact release date was given for the event, many players believe that the Pokemon GO update might finally be introducing the long-awaited Legendary creatures that players will have to work together to capture. “I hope you are looking forward to this huge event this Summer,” Kawashima commented. Each Pokemon GO event has helped launch the mobile game bac

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Mr.Shifty: Hotline Miami’s Spiritual Successor • The Save Spot

Mr.Shifty: Hotline Miami’s Spiritual SuccessorHotline Miami was a hard to win game, and it seems that this trend wants to continue with a game out on the Nintendo Switch and Steam called Mr.Shifty. The game, as you can see, is played from a top down view and involves your protagonist surviving increasingly harder fight scenarios. Just like in Hotline Miami, these combat situations often lead to your death, again and again. Let us know what you think of the game if you’ve played it in the comment

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NES Classic Editions sold every two minutes on eBay after Nintendo pulled the plug

The NES Classic Edition has always been a hot commodity, but now that Nintendo’s discontinued the coveted hardware, shoppers are back to snapping them up as fast as possible. On Thursday, April 13 — the day that Nintendo announced that the $60 plug-and-play console was no longer in production — eBay members purchased NES Classic Edition units at a rate of two per minute. These prices are reminiscent of how much the understocked item sold for on eBay back when it launched. In November, company re

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Star Wars director discusses whether ‘The Last Jedi’ is plural

Star Wars Celebration 2017 runs from April 13-16 in Orlando, Florida. In addition to fan service of all kinds, expect closer looks at Star Wars: The Last Jedi as well as Star Wars Battlefront 2. While thousands of fans were tramping around this year’s Star Wars Celebration, ABC News was busy behind closed doors getting the inside scoop on Star Wars: The Last Jedi. And, according to director Rian Johnson, it’s a simple matter of semantics. Absolutely.”So is Luke Skywalker the last Jedi, Faris ask

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Announcing Xbox FanFest: E3 2017

The return of Xbox FanFest to E3 begins a profound year for Xbox and its fans. Xbox FanFest: E3 2017 kicks off Sunday, June 11 and runs through Tuesday, June 13. Be sure to hit the official Xbox FanFest: E3 2017 page for complete details and an FAQ. Xbox Daily: LIVE @ E3, our live news show that covers all things Xbox at E3, will begin airing on Monday, June 12, and can be streamed live on Beam, Xbox One, on Xbox.com (both on your desktop and on mobile), on Xbox 360, and on the Xbox Twitch Chann

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Anyone can buy Halo Wars: Definitive Edition this week

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition, the remastered version of the 2009 real-time strategy game, will be available for individual purchase this Thursday, April 20, publisher Microsoft Studios announced today. But until now, it has been available only for people who bought the $79.99 Ultimate Edition of Halo Wars 2. While that sequel didn’t launch until February, Microsoft opened up the Definitive Edition of Halo Wars on Dec. 20 to customers who pre-ordered the Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition. Microsoft w

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Overwatch’s Genji joins Heroes of the Storm

Overwatch’s cybernetic ninja Genji is coming to Heroes of the Storm as a playable character starting today, Blizzard Entertainment announced today. In addition to Genji, Blizzard is releasing a new battleground based on the character’s home turf. Genji joins a handful of other Overwatch heroes in Heroes of the Storm, including Tracer, Zarya and Lucio. Grid View Heroes of the Storm Genji and Hanamura update Blizzard EntertainmentHeroes of the Storm Genji and Hanamura update Blizzard Entertainment

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Pokémon Sun and Moon anime airs stateside starting next month

Disney XD will begin airing Pokémon the Series: Sun and Moon on a regular basis starting in May. A special premiere weekend will feature the cartoon’s first three episodes, with the show airing weekly on Saturday mornings after that. They first aired back in December as part of a special preview, commemorating the Pokémon cartoons’ move to the Disney XD premium cable network after years on Cartoon Network. Check out a trailer for the anime from Pokémon’s Twitter account:Head to Alola with Ash an

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Steam has a massive new competitor

Chinese megacorporation Tencent is refreshing its flagship games platform. The new service, dubbed “WeGame,” will support international users and could give the gaming world its first true competitor to Steam. That’s significant, because TGP already has more users, some 200 million according to Ahmad, than Steam, which at last count had more than 125 million. A new focus on Western users, combined with the massive buying power of today’s Asian consumers, could make WeGame a force to be reckoned

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