See The Final Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker Trailer Right Here

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is set to conclude the long-running Skywalker Saga this December, but we still have a lot to learn about the finale. While many of us would prefer to go in as blind as possible, that’s not the rule everyone abides by, nor is it the way the entertainment industry […]

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Get Ready For A Bloody Harvest In Upcoming Borderlands 3 Event

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Click here to watch embedded media Gearbox hosted a Halloween-themed Bloody Harvest event for Borderlands 2, and the the company has revealed that this celebrations is returning in Borderlands 3. The event takes place from October 24 through December 5. During Bloody Harvest, players discover a new crew member named Maurice. Players can also travel to a […]

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Insomniac’s Spider-Man Is Now A $1,100 Statue

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Sideshow and PCS Collectibles have created the ultimate item for fans of the game. Standing in at 24-inches in height, the Spider-Man Advanced Suit statue can be yours for just $1,100. Sideshow is creating two different versions: an “exclusive” one that comes with a flexible web, and the “standard” edition that doesn’t have it. Spider-Man […]

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Replay – Alpha Protocol

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Click here to watch embedded media The Outer Worlds from Obsidian finally releases next week, but it’s far from their first attempt at an expansive RPG. On today’s new episode of Replay, we’re revisiting one of the less remembered titles in their library with Alpha Protocol, an action RPG that’s heavy on player choice. The episode is now […]

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Obsidian Is Skeptical Of Creating A Fully Open-World Sequel To The Outer Worlds

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Click here to watch embedded media In the excerpt from the latest episode of The Game Informer Show podcast above, Obsidian Entertainment’s co-game director Leonard Boyarsky and narrative designer Nitai Poddar explain why they aren’t sold on creating an expensive, open-world sequel to The Outer Worlds once the series is funded by Microsoft. To listen to the […]

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New Gameplay Today – Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

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Click here to watch embedded media October the 17th be with you! Game Informer’s own Matthew Miller recently attended a preview event for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, and today we’re proud to present you footage of someone else playing the very same section he did. Please enjoy the video above, where Miller and Reiner join Cork […]

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GI Show – Pokémon Sword, Writing Reviews, The Outer Worlds Interview

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Click here to watch embedded media On this week’s episode of The Game Informer Show podcast, we talk about some interesting news stories before Brian Shea talks about playing the first 1.5 hours of Pokémon Sword and Kimberley Wallace explains why she loves the new Trails of Cold Steel III. The director (Warren Arnold) of […]

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Happily Lost In The Heart Of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

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Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Respawn Entertainment Release: November 15, 2019 Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order draws on a number of sources to produce its unique breed of action. In moments of timing-focused dodges, parries, and varied melee attacks, the most recent God of War comes to mind. As I […]

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Red Dead Redemption 2’s PC Trailer Shows Off Stunning Visual Upgrades

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Click to watch embedded media Red Dead Redemption 2 arrives on PC on November 5, and you can now get a taste of just how beautiful it is going to look for people who have the hardware to run it in 4K. The first shot of this short minute-long trailer shows off the increased draw […]

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Playing Through The Beginning Of Pokémon Sword And Shield

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Publisher: The Pokemon Company, Nintendo Developer: Game Freak Release: November 15, 2019 Rating: Everyone Platform: Switch Pokémon Sword and Shield have looked impressive every step of the way, but while we were able to play through a gym at E3 this year, extended hands-on time has eluded us thus far. Thankfully, that recently changed. I […]

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Ranking The Overwatch Halloween Skins

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It’s that time of year again. We’ve reached October, which means Overwatch’s Halloween celebration is in full swing. The Terror event, which just went live today, has its share of special treats, such as the wave-based horde mode Junkenstein’s Revenge, alongside new Halloween-themed skins, emotes, and voice lines. Every year, Blizzard raises the bar with […]

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Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair Review – A Fresh Perspective

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Publisher: Team17 Developer: Playtonic Games Release: October 8, 2019 Rating: Everyone Reviewed on: PlayStation 4 Also on: Xbox One, Switch, PC Playtonic Games debut title, Yooka-Laylee, paid loving homage to formula of 3D platformers of the ‘90s. That makes sense, considering several team members originally worked on Banjo-Kazooie – but sequel takes a much more […]

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Relive Handheld Glories With The Analogue Pocket

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Analogue, the company behind the Super Nt and the Mega Sg premium retro consoles, has announced the Analogue Pocket. This new handheld device follows in the footsteps of the Super Nt and Mega Sg systems in that it allows you to play retro games you already own natively, with no emulation required, but it also […]

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Riot Games Announces Several Titles Set In The League Of Legends Universe

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In celebration of League of Legends’ 10-year anniversary, developer Riot Games has revealed a huge slate of new games set in the League of Legends universe. In addition, a new animated series and documentary are on the way, and the popular autobattler Teamfight Tactics is coming to mobile. Click here to watch embedded media The first […]

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Overwatch Kicks Off Halloween Event With Eight New Skins

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Each year, Overwatch fans look forward to the bounty of treats Jeff Kaplan and his team will bestow upon them during the Halloween season, and this year is no different. And with the dawn of a new spooky season, fans will be able to collect eight new skins for their favorite mains, including Ana, Ashe, Baptiste, Lucio, […]

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Get Ready For Game Informer’s Extra Life 2019 Charity Stream!

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It’s that magical time of year where we’re preparing for our 25-hour stream to raise money for Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul, Minnesota! On November 2, starting at 8 a.m. Central, we’ll be streaming games, auctioning off rare items, and throwing pies to raise some money and help some kids. You can follow […]

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Interview: How MediEvil Remake Captures Original’s Intended Vision

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Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Developer: Other Ocean Interactive Release: October 25, 2019 Platform: PlayStation 4 It’s been twenty-one years since the original MediEvil spooked players. Developer Other Ocean Emeryville is hoping to once again ensnare players’ imaginations. But, has the game stood the test of time? We recently talked with Mike Mika, chief creative officer, […]

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Google Stadia Launching November 19

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Google announced today that its bold entry into console-less gaming will arrive on November 19. With servers launching at 12 p.m. Eastern/9 a.m. Pacific, fans will either have to preorder the Founder’s Edition or subscribe to the Stadia Pro plan. At $9.99 a month, The Pro subscription gives players access to 4K resolution, better sound, and […]

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You Can Play As Sonic In Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD

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In a new trailer, Sega has announced that the revitalization of the Super Monkey Ball series, an HD remake of Banana Blitz, will feature a hidden character for players to unlock. That character is none other than Sega’s own Sonic the Hedgehog. While details are scarce at the moment, Sonic appears to play similar to […]

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Visiting Game Freak For Pokémon Sword And Shield

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Click here to watch embedded media All month long we’ve been rolling out exclusive features covering Pokémon Sword and Shield. To wrap up our exclusive content, we wanted to focus on the trip to visit Game Freak itself. In the video above, watch Brian Shea and I tour Tokyo while also showing off some unaired […]

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More Pokémon Sword And Shield Info Coming Tomorrow Morning

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With just one month to go before the launch of Pokémon Sword and Shield, Game Freak is readying another reveal for the highly anticipated Gen VIII debut. While we don’t know what will come of the tease, the official Pokémon Twitter account says there will be an announcement tomorrow morning. The reveal is set to […]

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Fortnite Emerges From The Black Hole With Chapter 2

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Fewer than 48 hours after Fortnite’s map blew up and the game was sucked into a black hole and taken offline over the weekend, the battle-royale phenomenon is back. Billed as Fortnite Chapter 2, the new update brings an all-new island to duke it out on, but it doesn’t stop there. In addition to 13 […]

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails Of Cold Steel III Review – A Satisfying Class Reunion

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Publisher: NIS America Developer: Nihon Falcom Release: October 22, 2019 Reviewed on: PlayStation 4 The Trails of Cold Steel franchise continues to impress me. Whether it’s in the depth added to its fantastic turn-based battle system or the intriguing revelations tucked into its sprawling storyline, Nihon Falcom keeps taking the series in exciting directions. The […]

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How Pokémon Sword And Shield’s Art Director James Turner Draws Pokémon

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Click here to watch embedded media While visiting Game Freak for our latest cover story on Pokémon Sword And Shield, we spoke with the new game’s art director James Turner about the history of the Galar region and how his experience in the U.K. influenced the design. Thankfully, we also had time for Turner to […]

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Fortnite’s Map Blows Up And Entire Game Gets Sucked Into A Black Hole

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Epic Games is no stranger to using viral events to promote the next season of its popular game Fortnite, but the newest way of hinting at what’s next puts the strange purple cube from last year to shame.  This morning, rockets flew through the map, then converged with a meteor to destroy the game’s world. […]

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Arcade Phenomenon To Nintendo Switch: Killer Queen’s Road To Success

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Click here to watch embedded media On this week’s episode of The Game Informer Show podcast, we ranked our five favorite arcade games of all time. For an episode that almost exclusively focused on arcades, it’s impossible to ignore the thriving barcade scene and the rising star of the show: Killer Queen. With Killer Queen […]

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Replay – Pariah

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Click here to watch embedded media Today’s live episode of Replay proved exciting but problematic. Two of the three titles we played crashed on us, which made for a scattershot but very fun stream. We kicked it off with Pariah, a forgotten shooter from the original Xbox. Reviews of the title were mixed, securing a nice […]

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New Gameplay Today – Overwatch On Switch

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Click here to watch embedded media Blizzard is bringing Overwatch over to the Switch, which leads to an obvious question: How the heck does it look and play on Nintendo’s portable console? Reiner and Leo played the port recently, and you can judge for yourself how well it fares. Since Leo is a freaking professional, […]

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Exclusive: Behind the Inspiration of Pokémon Sword and Shield’s Galar Region

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Click here to watch embedded media With our exclusive coverage of Pokémon Sword and Shield, we’ve covered everything from Grookey, Sobble and Scorbunny to asking developers the hard questions such as what’s really under Tangela’s vines? And while we know a bit about what’s going to inhabit the region, we don’t know much about the world […]

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How Two Developers Made A Living With Awful Games

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Mobile games were supposed to be an indie developer nirvana. When the iPhone debuted in 2007, Apple pitched consumers on the promise of an endless stream of tiny creative games and other productivity applications. Indie developers immediately recognized the market’s potential: A small team of developers could release their experimental projects to millions of users […]

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