Replay – Shadow Hearts: Covenant

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Click here to watch embedded media In last week’s episode, we played through the opening moments of Shadow Hearts: Covenant, a PlayStation 2 RPG by Nautilus that moves to the beat of its own drum. We were so impressed by the opening that we wanted to see what came next. We dedicated the entire episode […]

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Weekend Warrior – Something Old, Something New

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February is a big month for gaming, with huge titles like Anthem, Jump Force, and Far Cry: New Dawn knocking on our doors. Some Game Informer editors are catching up on their backlogs as they ready for the month’s biggest titles, and others are diving right into new games like the stellar Metro Exodus. Let […]

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Ghostbusters Car Becomes A Transformer In New Hasbro Toy

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ToyArk The Ghostbusters and Transformers have a lot in common. Both are frequently looked on by skeptical government employees. Both battle unambiguously villainous names like Decepticons or Vigo. Both also often get to where they need to be on wheels, which is exemplified with a new toy from Hasbro. Discovered by website ToyArk, the Transforms […]

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Evo Japan Cuts Stream During Dead Or Alive 6 Segment

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Evo Japan, the Japanese version of the venerated fighting game tournament, is currently ongoing in Fukuoka, Japan. The newer branch of Evo is getting its footing in its second year, but is still a good place to show off what your fighting game can do to a market eager to play more games in the […]

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Jump Force Review – Super Smash Blunders

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Publisher: Bandai Namco Developer: Spike Chunsoft Release: February 15, 2019 Rating: Teen Reviewed on: Xbox One Also on: PlayStation 4, PC Jump Force is not the first time characters from disparate Shonen Jump manga and anime franchises have faced off against one another in a fighting game, but this release represents the biggest and flashiest […]

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Star Wars: Episode IX Has Wrapped Filming

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With a looming release date, it’s only natural that principal photography on the latest Star Wars movie would wrap up sooner or later, but it’s still a little bitter sweet with pictures of the cast crying and hugging as filming wraps up. Director J.J. Abrams posted exactly that as he confirmed today that filming on the […]

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Here’s Everything We Know About Fire Emblem: Three Houses

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Nintendo and Intelligent Systems finally provided some concrete details about the upcoming Fire Emblem entry, Three Houses, during the latest Nintendo Direct. A lot of interesting stuff was revealed, but arguably the biggest tidbit of info is the July 26 release date. Here is the most notable information we gleaned from the presentation. The Game Is Harry Potter […]

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Square Enix Undecided On Whether Dragon Quest XI Switch Improvements Will Come To Other Versions

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The other day, Square Enix and Nintendo revealed that Dragon Quest XI for Switch, known appropriately at Dragon Quest XI S, would be coming to the console this Fall. The Switch version has a number of improvements to the game over last year’s release on PlayStation 4 and PC, including some use of orchestrated music […]

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Copyright Office Denies Alfonso Ribeiro’s Application For The Carlton Dance

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Late last year, the subject of dances in Fortnite came to the forefront when multiple lawsuits against Epic Games and other publishers were filed. The argument was that Epic and publishers like 2K were selling and profiting from dances created by other people, which was stealing their intellectual property. One of the plaintiffs is Alfonso Ribeiro, […]

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Transformers Are Coming To Netflix In New Animated Series

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It was only a matter of time before Transformers joined the ranks of other major franchises to get “the Netflix treatment.” Netflix and Hasbro announced its partnership today to bring a new animated series, War for Cybertron, to the streaming platform in 2020. “In this Transformers origin story, we will explore the expansive universe of Cybertron […]

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Bayonetta 2 Director Yusuke Hashimoto Leaves PlatinumGames

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Earlier today, it was noted on the ResetEra forums that Yosuke Hashimoto, director of Bayonetta 2 and presumed director of Bayonetta 3, had scrubbed all mentions of PlatinumGames from his Twitter profile. Later on in the day, Hashimoto confirmed that he left the studio after being there since its founding in 2007.  An announcement from […]

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Rainbow Six Siege Introduces Two New Australian Operators

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Ubisoft has steadily added dozens of operators to Rainbow Six Siege, their team-based tactical multiplayer shooter, over the years since its release. The cast has exploded in terms of skill and character diversity and two new operators, named Gridlock and Mozzie, are representing the land down under in upcoming appearance. Check out their reveal trailer […]

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GaymerX Cancels Upcoming New York Convention

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Microsoft Times Square Convention Center GaymerX, a convention designed to bring together people to like and celebrate LBGTQ+ gamers, has held conventions on both coasts in the last few years. A few months before the second GaymerX East convention took place in Time Square, however, a contract issue is forcing the organization to cancel the […]

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A Short Bio Of Every Jump Force Character

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Jump Force has finally launched. Touting 40 playable characters and a handful of others, the Shonen Jump-inspired title has enough prominent folks in it to satisfy a plethora of anime and manga enthusiasts. For those who need to brush up on the lore of the featured heroes and villains, or for those who are completely […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day From The Video Game Industry

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Today is a great day for couples everywhere to spend time together and say how much they mean to each other. But maybe you haven’t found that special person or you simply can’t spend Valentine’s Day with them this year. You know who is always there for you? Video games. Developers and game studios around […]

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The Full Mortal Kombat 11 Roster So Far

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The Mortal Kombat 11 reveal event lived up to its name, laying bare a number of new details. The biggest remaining mystery is who’s filling out the character roster. NetherRealm has revealed a number of characters, old and new, that will be unleashing a bevy of punches, kicks, and gruesome finishers with. We imagine in the […]

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A Copy Of Super Mario Bros. Just Sold For Six Figures At Auction

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Heritage Auctions Every few phone calls with my mom, I usually have to explain why throwing away all my old video games left in a box in my childhood home is a bad idea. I tell her things in there might sell for quite a bit of money one day and she scoffs and tells […]

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10 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Far Cry New Dawn

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Far Cry New Dawn may not be a huge revolution for the series, but it does introduce enough changes to its progression and unlock systems to keep players on their toes. Like the mutated animals running around Hope County, you’ll have to adapt your playstyle if you want to survive – luckily we’ve got some […]

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GI Show – Jump Force, Link’s Awakening, Groundhog Day Interview

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Click here to watch embedded media Welcome back to The Game Informer Show! On today’s episode, Jeff Cork and Kyle Hilliard talk about Crackdown 3 on Xbox One and Jump Force. Then Jeff Marchiafava talks about his review for Ubisoft’s Far Cry New Dawn and Matt Bertz Skypes in to discuss Metro Exodus and DICE. […]

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Yes, Rian Johnson Is Still Directing The Next Star Wars Trilogy

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StarWars.com In 2017, Disney hired Rian Johnson to direct the next Star Wars trilogy after this year’s Episode IX. Johnson, director of the polarizing Episode VIII, professed his excitement in a now deleted tweet: “Obviously, I hope you like The Last Jedi. But, man, now I REALLY hope you like The Last Jedi.” Recently, rumors […]

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Here’s Everything From Today’s Nintendo Direct

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Within one day, Nintendo both announced and released a Nintendo Direct, showcasing off upcoming games for 2019 mostly centering around Summer of this year. If you didn’t get a chance to catch it today, we have summarized the news here for you to just look over and save yourself the time! Super Mario Maker 2 […]

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Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night’s New Trailer States A Summer 2019 Release

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Publisher: 505 Games Developer: ArtPlay Release: 2019 Rating: Rating Pending Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night got its first Switch footage during today’s Nintendo Direct, but it was also the first time the game got a narrowed down release date beyond just a year. Now it’s been confirmed that […]

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Undertale Semi-Sequel Teaser Deltarune Coming To Switch And PlayStation 4

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During today’s Nintendo Direct, it was revealed that Undertale semi-sequel/prequel/something Deltarune will be coming to Nintendo Switch. Toby Fox also confirmed on his Twitter that it will be coming to PlayStation 4 sometime down the line, as well. The game will release on February 28 on the Switch eShop as a completely free first chapter. […]

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McFarlane Toys Teases Mortal Kombat Merchandise

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Toy Fair kicks off in New York City this weekend, and McFarlane Toys is clearly eager to reveal what it’s been working on. Over the last few days, the famed toy maker has teased the acquisition of various Warner Bros. licenses, including Harry Potter and DC Comics. In a Facebook post featuring an image that […]

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Dead By Daylight, Hellblade, And Unravel Two Coming To Switch

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During today’s Nintendo Direct, a number of third party ports were announced for the system. Notably, Dead by Daylight, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, and Unravel Two are coming to the system this year. Dead by Daylight, the asynchronous multiplayer horror game featuring famous killers and monsters from throughout movie history, will be arriving on the Nintendo […]

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Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Review – Taking The Planet By Storm

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Publisher: 2K Games Developer: Firaxis Games Release: February 14, 2019 Rating: Everyone 10+ Reviewed on: PC The Earth is the only home humanity has ever known, but our planet isn’t a safe haven; nature’s wrath can bring a nation to its knees faster than a marauding army. In Firaxis’ second expansion for Civilization VI, players […]

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Switch Owners, Make Way For A Few Final Fantasy Games

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We love new games on our Switch, but great old games are also pertty good.  Durin Nintendo’s recent Direct, the company announced that a few of Square’s popular RPGs would soon be making their way over to the switch, including: Final Fantasy VII will release on the Switch on March 26. Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon Every […]

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Rune Factory 5 Announced For Switch Alongside Remaster Of 4

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If you’ve been looking for more farming fun on the Nintendo Switch, you’ll be getting it soon enough. Get your sword and watering can ready! Today’s Nintendo Direct brought news about Marvelous’ Rune Factory series. Not only is Rune Factory 5 in development, but Rune Factory 4: Special is also coming to the console with […]

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Nintendo and PlatinumGames Announce New IP Astral Chain

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During today’s Nintendo Direct, the company announced a new game in collaboration with action game experts PlatinumGames. Dubbed Astral Chain, the new game is directed by Takahisa Taura, the combat and gameplay director of 2017’s Nier: Automata. It is also supervised by Hideki Kamiya, vice president of PlatinumGames and director behind Bayonetta, Devil May Cry, […]

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The Legend Of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Remake Heading To Switch

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Link’s first Game Boy adventure, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening is being remade for Switch, and it is arriving this year. Click image thumbnails to view larger version                                                                                                                The teaser for the game showed off familiar locations from the original game, a 2D animated version of the game’s iconic intro, and it […]

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