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Saber Interactive has revealed the remainder of their 2019 DLC roadmap for World War Z.  While Saber hasn’t revealed the exact release dates for World War Z‘s second season of DLC, they have teased what kind of content fans can expect. Arguably the most important upcoming update to the game is the highly-anticipated addition of
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Call of Duty Mobile will feature a fairly extensive battle royale mode that will no doubt take aim at the mobile versions of Fortnite and PUBG. Activision describes this mobile version of the battle royale mode as being separate from Black Ops IV’s Blackout mode, but they note that players may “find some familiarity.” For
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When Contra: Rogue Corps premiered at this year’s E3, some longtime fans wondered whether this surprise new entry was pointing the series in the right direction. After all, Rogue Corps ditches the franchise’s traditional side-scrolling perspective for the top-down isometric camera angle of a twin-stick shooter. Gone is the 2D and in its place is a beefier
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Bungie’s next expansion for Destiny 2 is called Shadowkeep and it takes place on the Moon, where Guardians will face off against the Hive once again. Shadowkeep is a “completely standalone” experience, meaning you won’t have to buy last year’s Forsaken expansion, the Annual Pass, or the base game to play it. That should definitely make things less confusing for
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GameStop is reportedly looking to overhaul the design of its stores and turn them into hubs for the gaming community.  GameStop had previously confirmed that they are looking to overhaul the design of their stores as part of a reboot of the brand. However, there was really no indication of exactly what that meant besides
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Release Date: Sept. 10, 2019Platform: PS4 (reviewed), XBO, PCDeveloper: PES ProductionsPublisher: KonamiGenre: Sports sim If you really tried, you could probably separate famous soccer players into two distinct camps: there are the workmanlike players who get the job done in an unfussy way, and then there are the showboaty players that pull unexpected tricks out of the bag. If we
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Sega has released the reveal trailer for Yakuza 7, and it’s already clear that this upcoming sequel will represent a significant departure for the series.  Let’s get right to it: according to an interview translated by Gematsu, Yakuza 7 will feature a turn-based combat system. Given that Yakuza‘s real-time brawling combat is one its trademarks
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An upcoming piece of Control DLC will apparently be related to the Alan Wake universe in some way.  So, Remedy released the DLC roadmap for Control recently, which is already great news for those who are enjoying one of the more unique and entertaining games of 2019. The Fall DLC will add a photo mode
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In the spirit of the infamous Wii Fit series, Nintendo is releasing new fitness software and hardware for the Nintendo Switch.  Stick with us, because this is odd and pretty fascinating. The software is called Ring Fit Adventure, and it serves as the companion to a new exercise peripheral that’s basically a giant, round workout cable
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This Walking Dead article contains spoilers.  Much has happened since Telltale’s The Walking Dead, an episodic adventure game based on Robert Kirkman’s hit comic book series, first launched in 2012. Not only did the success of the first game spawn several follow-up seasons, but it also allowed developer Telltale Games to branch out to other
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Civilization 6 is getting a battle royale mode because it’s 2019 and game identity has disappeared faster than me trying to play a battle royale game. Seriously, though, this new mode (known as Red Death) is pretty interesting. In it, 2-12 players compete to be the last civilization standing on a map that becomes smaller
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Google has announced a brand new online gaming platform called Stadia, which will allow players to stream both high-end AAA and indie games on any device without the need for a console, a disc, or a hefty download. The company has long been teasing its “vision for the future of gaming,” and the exact specifics
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A new camera hack reveals that the ghostly figure Lisa, which terrified many players in Hideo Kojima’s P.T., was actually behind you the entire time.  In case you aren’t familiar with P.T. (a title that we called the video game equivalent of The Exorcist), allow us to explain a few things. See, P.T. forces the
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Hideo Kojima has revealed that Death Stranding will have a “Very Easy” mode.  “Normally there’s only Easy Mode, but we added Very Easy Mode for movie fans since we have real actors like Norman, Mads, Lea starred in,” said Kojima via Twitter. “Even Yano-san who never completed the 1st stage of PAC-MAN, was able to
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Fortnite seems to be gearing up for another movie crossover, with the appearance of ominous red balloons in the game seeming like a fairly massive clue that It Chapter Two content is coming to the iconic battle royale game. Epic Games hasn’t yet announced the Fortnite/It Chapter Two crossover, but it does seem like a match
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Release Date: Sept. 6, 2019Platform: XBO (reviewed), PCDeveloper: The CoalitionPublisher: MicrosoftGenre: Third-person Shooter If 2016’s Gears of War 4 was the Star Wars: The Force Awakens of the franchise, a sequel hellbent on feeding our nostalgia for the original, then Gears 5 falls squarely in The Last Jedi territory, a follow-up that branches out from an established
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Nintendo will no longer release classic games (which now include NES and SNES titles) on a monthly basis via their Switch Online Service.  The news initially appeared on Nintendo’s Japanese website, but it gradually spread to their US site and other outlets. In a statement to Vooks, Na Nintendo representative said that they do intend
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Deadly Premonition 2 was quietly confirmed during the loaded Nintendo Direct that also featured Overwatch, the Jedi Knight games, and SNES games coming to Switch Online. While it may not be quite as high-profile as some of those announcements, the fact that we’re getting a sequel to Deadly Premonition is one of the most pleasant surprises
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Warning: This article contains spoilers for the ending of 2018’s Tomb Raider. We liked 2018’s Tomb Raider more than most, especially its promising ending, which saw Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) figuring out that her late father’s business partner, Ana Miller (Kristin Scott Thomas), is behind the mysterious Trinity organization that is looking to take over
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Actor and former WWE star Dave Bautista will appear in Gears 5 as a special playable character who is scheduled to be added to the game on September 15.  Bautista confirmed his appearance in the game by sending out a tweet that included the words “It’s about damn time.” That’s seemingly a reference to his vocal
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Release Date: August 29, 2019 Platform: iOS, Android Developer: DeNA Publisher: Nintendo Genre: RPG Pokémon Masters has launched on mobile devices, and the big question is this: will this new game reach the same mass audience, and make as much bank, as Pokémon Go has? It’ll take some time to get an answer to that question, of course, which leaves us with another quandary to