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Sonic Races to the Top of the Box Office
Feb 16, 2020 - 6:41 PM - by Evil Avatar

Paramount's Sonic the Hedgehog exploded onto screens this Presidents' Day weekend, delivering the largest opening weekend ever for a video game adaptation to go along with an estimated $68 million, four-day holiday debut.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the Weekend of February 14th to February 16th, 2020.
  1. Sonic the Hedgehog $57.0/$57.0
  2. Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn $17.1/$59.2
  3. Fantasy Island $12.4/$12.4
  4. The Photograph $12.2/$12.2
  5. Bad Boys for Life $11.3/$181.3
  6. 1917 $8.0/$144.4
  7. Jumanji: The Next Level $5.7/$305.7
  8. Parasite $5.5/$43.1
  9. Dolittle $5.0/$70.5
  10. Downhill $4.6/$4.6
  11. The Gentlemen $2.7/$31.2
  12. Knives Out $2.1/$161.8
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Robert Pattinson test footage as The Batman
Feb 14, 2020 - 8:43 PM - by Evil Avatar

Looks like DareDevil.
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Weekend Headbanger - What are you listening to?
Feb 14, 2020 - 11:08 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel

Well it's Valentine's Day weekend, so I'm sure some power ballads, and other flowery songs will be played at my house.

What are some of your favorite ballads, and love songs?
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Wasteland 3 Valentine’s Day Trailer
Feb 14, 2020 - 7:07 AM - by Evil Avatar


Let's not WASTE any words today: Happy Valentine's Day, Rangers! ❤️

Pre-order now: www.wasteland3.com
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Marvel’s Avengers Special Editions and Pre-order Bonuses Announced
Feb 14, 2020 - 7:00 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Square Enix Announces Marvel's Avengers: Earth Mightiest Edition, Deluxe Edtion and Pre-order Bonus

Square Enix announced today that Marvel’s Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Edition and Deluxe Edition will be available alongside the Standard Edition on September 4, 2020. Further, players who pre-order any version of the game will receive guaranteed access to the Beta (at participating retailers), a Marvel Legacy Outfit pack, and an exclusive nameplate.

The Marvel's Avengers Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive Obsidian Outfit pack (six hero outfits), six exclusive Obsidian nameplates, and 72-hour early access.

Marvel's Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Edition features a full color 12” statue of Captain America. Designed by the artisans at Gentle Giant, this deluxe high-quality PVC statue captures every texture and detail on Captain America’s uniform. Marvel’s Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Edition also includes a copy of the Deluxe Edition, an exclusive SteelBook case, Hulk Bobblehead, Mjolnir Keychain, Black Widow’s Belt Buckle, Iron Man’s Prototype Amor Blueprints, Kamala Khan’s Honorary Avenger Pin, a commemorative Avengers group photo, and 72-hour early access before the September 4, 2020 release date.



At participating retailers, those who pre-order Marvel’s Avengers will receive either a limited-edition pin set, patch set, digital comic book, or SteelBook designed by legendary Marvel artist Mark Brooks. The company also kicked-off its pre-order program today, which includes guaranteed access to the Beta, an exclusive nameplate, and a Marvel Legacy Outfit pack. These Marvel Legacy Outfits are inspired by moments from the comics that defined who each Super Hero was as they first embraced their powers to become the icons they are today.

In addition, players who pre-order their copy of Marvel’s Avengers from the PlayStation Store will receive additional pre-order bonuses, including a Ms. Marvel “Talk to the Hand” emote and “Marvel’s Avengers: Hex Pattern Logo” dynamic theme. The exclusive Digital Edition on the PlayStation Store includes an exclusive Ms. Marvel nameplate and 1,000 credits which can be used towards Super Hero customizations. This edition also includes 72-hour early access when the game launches in September. PlayStation 4 players can also play the beta first when they pre-order any edition on PS4.

Marvel’s Avengers will release simultaneously for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Stadia, and PC on September 4, 2020.
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Quantic Dream Announces Self-Publishing Venture
Feb 14, 2020 - 6:55 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Twenty-three

This year, Quantic Dream will celebrate its 23rd birthday.

Twenty-three: by that age, a person has left adolescence and is ready to become an adult. That, in many ways, is what Quantic Dream is doing today. After 23 years of learning, discovery, and growth, the studio is now going independent — and we have become masters of our own destiny.

Those 23 years have been a phenomenal ride. We’ve collaborated with David Bowie in Nomad Soul; we’ve directed performers like Clancy Brown and Lance Henriksen, Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe, Jesse Williams and Bryan Dechart, Pascal Langdale (Heavy Rain’s Ethan Mars) and Valorie Curry (Detroit’s Kara); and we’ve worked with composers like the late Normand Corbeil, Philip Shepphard, and Hans Zimmer, amongst many other talented partners. It would be impossible to mention all the extraordinary artists and creators we have had the good fortune to work with, but each and everyone has been a special collaboration and a unique moment in our 23-year journey.

But, even by those standards, the last two years have been exceptional: the success of Detroit: Become Human; the growth of an incredible global community; the launch of our games on PC – these are just a few of our highlights. Thanks to Detroit: Become Human, we’ve been able to realize the vision we held dear since the creation of Quantic Dream.

And so, for the first time in 23 years of working with prestigious publishers, we are now in a position to self-publish.

This new venture will allow us to make decisions in total independence, and to address the technological and strategic opportunities of next-generation platforms. It will also allow us to help other developers, by providing investment and development support, so that they can fully express their talents. We want to support creators of original projects and help them, in turn, to achieve their vision and offer quality, ground-breaking experiences.

This is more than an evolution — it is a transformation. We are doing this to preserve our freedom and our independence, to continue working on innovative and even more ambitious projects, to address greater challenges, and to create the unexpected. Quantic Dream will never be just another studio. We want to face new horizons, to keep our passion alive, and keep trusting in the idea of making games that are different.

Everything we have accomplished so far, from our collaboration with David Bowie in 1999 through to our plans for the future, is a reflection of our deeply held convictions. We have remained true to our beliefs, without compromise. This has only been possible because we have an extraordinary and united team of talented people who believe in this vision, and because we have always had an amazing community of gamers who have supported us on our journey. It is thanks to them that we are here today, and thanks to them that, after almost a quarter of a century, we can still dream of making them dream.

Quantic Dream is evolving, but the studio remains true to its roots. We continue to believe that interactivity can be a means of artistic expression, that passion and sincerity are our best allies in reaching gamers, and that the values of humanism, solidarity, and inclusiveness that we have championed in our games for 23 years are more necessary now than ever before.

Thanks to you, we will continue to be who we are: different, curious, passionate and sincere, and we will do all we can to keep amazing and moving you.
blog.quanticdream.com.
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Dev Patel is Sir Gawain in First Trailer for The Green Knight
Feb 13, 2020 - 7:14 AM - by Evil Avatar

From director David Lowery and starring Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, and Joel Edgerton. The Green Knight – Summer 2020.
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Sakura Wars - Announcement Trailer
Feb 13, 2020 - 7:07 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Sakura Wars takes center stage for the PlayStation 4 on April 28, 2020!

Some of the best creative minds in the anime and JRPG industries have joined forces with SEGA to bring Sakura Wars to a new generation, and a new audience in the West.
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The Need for Speed franchise will once again be developed by Criterion
Feb 12, 2020 - 7:33 PM - by Evil Avatar

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EA will move Need for Speed development back to Criterion

EA will return the Need for Speed franchise to UK games studio Criterion.

Current franchise leader Ghost Games in Gothenburg is set to become EA Gothenburg once again (pending Swedish Union approval). The studio will refocus itself as an engineering hub supporting development across EA's portfolio. EA told GamesIndustry.biz that: "The engineering expertise in our Gothenburg team, some of whom are architects of the Frostbite engine, is vital to a number of our ongoing projects, and they would remain in that location."

As for the Ghost Games creative team, EA is looking to transfer many of the staff to positions at Criterion and other places within the wider organisation. However, 30 roles remain at risk. "Outside of the engineers and those that we plan to transfer to other positions, there would be 30 additional staff in Gothenburg, and we would hope to place as many of them as possible into other roles in the company," EA tells us.

Ghost Games has been the franchise home for Need for Speed for the last four games in the series: 2013's Need for Speed: Rivals, the 2015 reboot, 2017's Need for Speed: Payback and last year's Need for Speed: Heat.

However, EA says it has struggled to attract the right talent to Gothenburg to work on the series. By contrast, Criterion is based in Guildford, which is one of the UK's biggest game development hubs.

Criterion is known for creating the Burnout series of video games, and had previously developed two Need for Speed titles: 2010's Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and 2012's Need for Speed: Most Wanted. However, in 2013 the studio downsized with many employees moving to Ghost Games (a UK Ghost Games team currently exists within Criterion's offices). At the time, Criterion was to begin working on new projects, including a cancelled extreme sports game.

Following the departure of studio founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry in 2014, Criterion has spent the last five years supporting EA DICE on Star Wars: Battlefront (with its VR mission), Battlefront II and Battlefield V. During that time, the studio has also collected three GamesIndustry.biz Best Places To Work Awards wins.

"With a strong history and passion for racing games and vision for what we can create, the Criterion team is going to take Need for Speed into the next-generation," EA stated.

"Ghost Games have helped to bring some great Need for Speed experiences to our players. Consistently delivering that at AAA levels means we need teams with diverse skills in locations where we can continually support them and bring in new team members to join. Despite our best efforts to establish an independent development group in Gothenburg over several years, it's become clear that the breadth of talent we need to maintain a full AAA studio is just not available to us there. Criterion can also provide the consistent leadership that we need to continue creating and delivering new Need for Speed experiences for a long time to come.

"Criterion is a fantastic studio, and we're looking forward to adding to their talented team and building a great future for Need for Speed. The engineering teams in Gothenburg are also vital to our ongoing plans across EA."
gamesindustry.biz.
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Feel the Power of PlayStation
Feb 12, 2020 - 7:29 PM - by Evil Avatar

Feel more than love this Valentine’s.
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Metro Exodus Sam’s Story DLC Launch Trailer
Feb 12, 2020 - 7:45 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Sam's Story, the Second Major DLC Expansion for Metro Exodus is Available Now

Deep Silver and 4A Games are thrilled to announce that Sam’s Story, the second major story DLC for Metro Exodus is out now while also confirming that Metro Exodus will return to Steam on February 15.

Sam’s Story follows former US Marine Sam, a Spartan Ranger who has worked under Colonel Miller since the nuclear war devastated Moscow, and followed Artyom in search of a world outside of the Metro. Sam had long dreamed of returning to his homeland, and perhaps even finding his father alive. The prospect seemed impossible in the darkened tunnels of the Metro, but when the Spartans discovered that Moscow was not the only city left alive after the war, holding out hope didn’t feel so foolish anymore.

Sam, determined to find a way back to the USA, departed from the Aurora to make his way through Vladivostok’s tsunami ravaged harbours, ruined industrial buildings, and crumbling residential districts. However, to complete his journey, Sam will discover that he needs every tactic he has learned so far to survive, as his surroundings prove to be far trickier than expected.

In this expansive ‘sandbox survival’ level, players will experience another gripping story line featuring new characters, weapons and mutant variants, in a huge, non-linear environment that offers hours of gameplay.

Sam’s Story is available to purchase on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC and Stadia – links are available at metrothegame.com/buynow. It is included in the Metro Exodus Expansion Pass, which also entitles holders to the acclaimed DLC, The Two Colonels, which was released in August 2019.

Be the first to learn more about Metro Exodus by registering for updates at MetroTheGame.com, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @MetroVideoGame or on Facebook at Facebook.com/MetroVideoGame.
We can't stop here, this is bat country.
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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Latest Trailers
Feb 12, 2020 - 6:56 AM - by Evil Avatar

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What would you do if you woke up one morning... and you were a Pokemon?!

You can meet and recruit Pokemon in a dungeon-crawling adventure within their world! Build a rescue team to take on mysterious, changing dungeons and strategically plan your moves as you venture forth to make the Pokemon world a safer place…and uncover your true purpose along the way.

As you recruit Pokemon, these trusty teammates will need somewhere to stay, so build camps to house, manage, and strengthen your Pokémon friends. Think hard about who is right for the job and how to approach each mysterious dungeon as you prepare a rescue team. You’ll move a single square at a time or use Auto mode to speed up movement until you engage other Pokemon in turn-based battles—but don’t forget about Pokemon strengths and weaknesses! This version adds gorgeous watercolor-inspired graphics, and more! Get comfortable in being a Pokemon, there’s a lot of work to do.

Key Features

• Wake up in the world of Pokemon and uncover your true purpose.

• Dungeon layouts will change each time you enter them, so you’ll likely not have the same adventure twice.

• Build a rescue team to explore dungeons and engage in strategic turn-based combat.

• Pokemon are available to meet and recruit.

• This version adds gorgeous watercolor-inspired graphics, and more!
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The Division 2 'Warlords of New York' Expansion Announced
Feb 12, 2020 - 6:52 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Warlords of New York – Brand New Expansion releasing on 3rd March

Ubisoft has announced Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Warlords of New York, a narrative-driven expansion for The Division 2, available on March 3rd, 2020 on the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Windows PC and UPlay+, Ubisoft’s subscription service. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 and its expansion will also launch on the new generation gaming platform, Stadia, later in March.

Current The Division 2 players will be able to purchase the expansion on its own, whilst new players can purchase the Standard Edition, which includes The Division 2 base game and The Division 2 Warlords of New York expansion. The Ultimate Edition, which gives players both the game and the expansion, as well as all of The Division 2’s Year 1 content, classified assignments and unlocked specializations, will also be available. All players must be at Level 30 and have reached World Tier 5 to join The Division 2 Warlords of New York. As such, each edition of the game will come with a Level 30 boost that players can activate if they wish to do so, to immediately jump into the New York expansion. After completing The Division 2 Warlords of New York campaign, Agents can then fast travel freely between Washington DC and New York City to enjoy the entire range of The Division 2’s content.

All players pre-purchasing the expansion will be granted a free Level 30 boost that they can use at their discretion to jump their character to Level 30 in The Division 2, ahead of the expansion’s release.
Warlords of New York.
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Outriders Adds PS5 and Xbox Series X Versions, Delayed to holiday 2020
Feb 11, 2020 - 6:37 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Outriders Reveal Livestream Set for Thursday, February 13th

Square Enix, creators of the iconic Final Fantasy and Tomb Raider franchises, today announced the Outriders Reveal Stream and unveiled its debut gameplay trailer.

From People Can Fly, the developers of Gears of War: Judgment and Bulletstorm, and Square Enix External Studios, the minds behind Sleeping Dogs and Just Cause, Outriders is a co-op RPG shooter for a new generation.

Outriders is an RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you’ll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across a hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you’ll leave behind the slums and shanty towns of the First City and traverse forests, mountains and deserts in pursuit of a mysterious signal. Combining intense gunplay with violent powers, along with an arsenal of increasingly twisted weaponry and gear-sets, Outriders offers countless hours of gameplay from one of the finest shooter studios in the industry.

The Outriders Reveal Stream will feature Game Director, Bartek Kmita; Lead Writer, Joshua Rubin; and host, Malik Forte and is set to debut Thursday, February 13th at 12:00pm Pacific Time. Watch the Outriders Reveal Stream at twitch.tv/squareenix.

“It’s incredibly exciting to finally reveal what we have been working on for the last four years,” said Bartek Kmita, Game Director at People Can Fly. “Outriders is our first game since leaving Epic Games, and has grown from an idea of the game we always wanted to make, to the most ambitious project People Can Fly has ever undertaken."

Outriders will release on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and PC in Holiday 2020. Outriders will also release on PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One family of devices.
Looks like some kind of generic Destiny clone. Pass.
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Dreams Launch Trailer
Feb 11, 2020 - 6:30 PM - by Evil Avatar

Discover amazing creations from players around the world and play in an ever-expanding Dreamiverse bursting with creativity. Prepare to Dream Anything and Play Everything.
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Anthem Updates Put on Hold while BioWare Reboots Game
Feb 10, 2020 - 10:55 AM - by Evil Avatar

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BioWare’s Anthem launched to poor reception from both critics and players, and after a flurry of early updates, the extensive content additions promised in the game’s roadmap continued to get delayed – and the eventual releases didn’t improve Anthem’s reception. After reports that BioWare was planning a full reboot for the game, studio general manager Casey Hudson has confirmed exactly that.

Hudson says the studio has “heard your feedback that Anthem needs a more satisfying loot experience, better long-term progression and a more fulfilling end game. So we recognize that there’s still more fundamental work to be done to bring out the full potential of the experience, and it will require a more substantial reinvention than an update or expansion.”

Seasonal content updates will end, though events and previous content will continue to cycle through as BioWare works on the next iteration of Anthem. Hudson says BioWare aims to “reinvent the core gameplay loop with clear goals, motivating challenges and progression with meaningful rewards – while preserving the fun of flying and fighting in a vast science-fantasy setting.

“To do that properly we’ll be doing something we’d like to have done more of the first time around – giving a focused team the time to test and iterate, focusing on gameplay first.”
PCGamesN.
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Game and Movie Releases for the Week of February 9th - February 15th
Feb 10, 2020 - 7:46 AM - by Evil Avatar

Game and Movie Releases for the Week of February 9 - February 15, 2020.

Retail Games
The Yakuza Remastered Collection (PS4)
Dreams (PS4)
Street Fighter V: Champion Edition (PS4)
Darksiders Genesis (PS4, Xbox, Switch, PC)
Warriors Orochi 4 Ultimate (PS4, Xbox, Switch)
AO Tennis 2 (PS4, Switch)
The Unicorn Princess (Switch)
Snack World: The Dungeon Crawl (Switch)
Wandersong (Switch)
Monster Jam Steel Titans (Switch)

Movies & TV
Ford v Ferrari
Transylvania 6-5000
Roma Criterion Collection
Hell on the Border
First Love
When a Stranger Calls
Swamp Thing: The Complete Series
Hudson Hawk
No Mercy
Game of Thrones: The Complete Eighth and Final Season
The Great War
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable: Chapter 1
Fruits Basket: Season One - Part Two
RoboCop
Unbreakable Machine-Doll: The Complete Series
Endride: The Complete Series
Nighthawks
Heartbeeps

Box Office
Sonic the Hedgehog
Fantasy Island
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Birds of Prey Doesn't Fly at the Box Office
Feb 09, 2020 - 7:56 PM - by Evil Avatar

Positive reviews and audience response wasn't enough to send Warner Bros.'s Birds of Prey flying too high this weekend. While the latest DC Comics adaptation was able to secure the weekend's #1 slot it fell well short of expectations.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the Weekend of February 7th to February 9th, 2020.
  1. Birds of Prey $33.2/$33.2
  2. Bad Boys for Life $12.0/$166.3
  3. 1917 $9.0/$132.5
  4. Dolittle $6.6/$63.9
  5. Jumanji: The Next Level $5.5/$298.4
  6. The Gentlemen $4.1/$26.8
  7. Gretel & Hansel $3.5/$11.5
  8. Knives Out $2.3/$158.9
  9. Little Women $2.3/$102.6
  10. Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker $2.2/$510.5
  11. The Turning $1.5/$14.1
  12. Just Mercy $1.5/$33.3
No idea who thought a Harley Quinn movie with no Joker and not a single other costumed character would fly with viewers. Go woke, Go broke.
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Weekend Headbanger - What are you listening to?
Feb 07, 2020 - 9:05 PM - by BeardedSonOfNel

Home show season has started, so I'm working all weekend. I hope you all get some time to chill, play some games, and listen to some music.

It's the weekend. What are you listening to?
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Below - Explore Mode Announcement Trailer
Feb 07, 2020 - 7:31 PM - by Evil Avatar

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BELOW, Capy’s dark & deadly dungeon crawler, is coming to the Playstation 4 this spring, along with a brand new mode called EXPLORE, geared for players who value discovery over difficulty.

BELOW's original SURVIVE Mode exists in its pure, untouched form for player's excited to test their mettle against BELOW’s original challenge.
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Weekend Gamer: What are you playing?
Feb 07, 2020 - 12:34 AM - by Jetherik

Too much work - so that means I have to get my gaming in when I can. What are you playing this weekend?
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Witchfire - the latest info
Feb 06, 2020 - 9:31 PM - by brandonjclark

Just over two years ago The Astronauts, creators of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, a narrative-driven game, surprised fans by releasing a teaser of their next game, a looter-shooter named Witchfire. Besides the teaser, the developer's didn't reveal much about the game at the time.

A year later, at the end of 2018, they followed up with another touchpoint on their current progress.

Flash forward to today, and Witchfire is starting to take shape.

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Updates have become irregular, meaning we’re busy making the game. So that’s a good thing, I guess. On the other hand, we don’t want to work in a vacuum, so let me share some of the work we did in January.

Has this been on your radar? What do you think so far? Click the Headline for their latest Internal Demonstration video!
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Minions: The Rise of Gru - Official Trailer
Feb 06, 2020 - 7:40 AM - by Evil Avatar

Even villains have growing pains. #Minions: The Rise of Gru, in theaters this summer.
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Man Who Destroyed Gears of War Sets Sights on Diablo
Feb 06, 2020 - 6:50 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Gears of War chief Rod Fergusson has left Microsoft to join Blizzard as the new head of Diablo.

Fergusson, who has worked on the Gears of War franchice for 15 years save a stint at Irrational to close out the development of BioShock Infinite, said: "now it's time for a new adventure."

He leaves Gears developer The Coalition after last year's launch of mobile spin-off Gears Pop!, mainline game Gears 5 and ahead of the launch of strategy spin-off Gears Tactics, which is due out in April 2020.
EuroGamer.
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Spiral (SAW) Teaser Trailer
Feb 05, 2020 - 8:03 PM - by Evil Avatar

Spiral – In Theaters May 15, 2020. Starring Chris Rock, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, and Samuel L. Jackson.
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Sam Raimi in Talks to Direct Doctor Strange 2
Feb 05, 2020 - 8:00 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Sam Raimi, who helped launch the modern superhero movie with 2002’s “Spider-Man,” is in talks to direct “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” for Marvel Studios, Variety has learned.

Raimi replaces original director Scott Derrickson, who Variety reported on Jan. 9 had officially departed the project due to creative differences. Derrickson will remain as an executive producer. Raimi, meanwhile, will need to get up to speed before the film’s scheduled production start date in May.

Marvel had no comment.

After finishing his “Spider-Man” trilogy for Sony Pictures with 2007’s “Spider-Man 3,” Raimi’s output as a director slowed considerably, with just the horror pic “Drag Me to Hell” in 2009 and Disney’s “The Wizard of Oz” prequel “Oz the Great and Powerful” in 2013. Instead, he’s been busy as a producer, helping relaunch various horror franchises like “Poltergeist” and his own classic, “Evil Dead.”

This is something of a coup for both Raimi and Marvel, given Raimi’s reputation with comic book fans — 2004’s “Spider-Man 2” is still widely regarded as one of the best superhero movies ever made. And with 15 features to his name as a director — including the beloved horror trilogy “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead II,” and “Army of Darkness” — Raimi is also the most established filmmaker to join the Marvel Studios fold since the earliest days of the studio, when Kenneth Branagh and Joe Johnston respectively directed the first “Thor” and “Captain America” movies in 2011.
Variety.
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Xbox Game Pass Adds Final Fantasy XV, Wolfenstein: Youngblood & Death Squared
Feb 05, 2020 - 7:54 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass for Console: Final Fantasy XV, Wolfenstein: Youngblood, and Death Squared

We teased on Twitter that February was going to be a really, really good month, and I am here to confirm its really good status. We’ve got games, we’ve got betas, we’ve got Xbox Game Pass Quests, and we’ve even got a leap day in the month to play. Let’s jump in.

February 6

Final Fantasy XV

The Final Fantasy series is making its way to Xbox Game Pass starting on February 6 with Final Fantasy XV (Royal Edition)! Featuring action heavy combat, innovative gameplay, and immersive graphics that push the limits of modern hardware, Final Fantasy XV is an awe-inspiring tale that transports audiences into its vivid imagining of a fantasy world based in reality. Experience this acclaimed installment in the legendary series that has defined storytelling and adventure in video games for decades.

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

With the most open-ended Wolfenstein experience to date, explore a new base of operations located deep in the heart of the Paris catacombs and plan how and when to attack and dismantle the Nazi regime. Set 19 years after the events of Wolfenstein II, BJ Blazkowicz’s twin daughters, Jess and Soph Blazkowicz — after years of training from their battle-hardened father — are forced into action. Team up with a friend to level up, explore, and complete missions to unlock abilities that compliment your playstyle.

February 13

Death Squared

Prove your teamwork skills in Death Squared as you solve puzzles together or die trying. Guide robots to color-coded goals while avoiding deadly traps and hazards. Players will need close observation and communication to keep each other alive and discover a solution together in this co-op puzzle game for one, two, or four players – best enjoyed with your friends and family with – featuring both a single-player, co-op campaign, and party mode.
Xbox Wire.
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Hellpoint Launches April 16th
Feb 04, 2020 - 7:19 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Hellpoint is an intense, dark sci-fi RPG set on a derelict space station orbiting an ominous supermassive black hole. Taking inspiration from games like Dark Souls and Dead Space and movies like Event Horizon and Hellraiser, Hellpoint is doubling down on co-op multiplayer (with both split-screen and online support) while immersing players in a twisted narrative involving Cosmic Gods, quantum physics, and extinct space civilizations.

The game is set in the aftermath of a massive quantum cataclysm called the Merge. You wake up on board the Irid Novo space station, a beacon of galactic cooperation and scientific exploration gone horribly wrong. What happens next will be solely determined by your choices.

Key Features

• Souls-like gameplay in a unique setting: Explore the derelict space station of Irid Novo and face bizarre enemies with a tight and unforgiving combat system.

• Occult space story: Blending science and fantasy, the intensely atmospheric dark sci-fi setting will keep you searching for answers.

• Dynamic World: The Quantic System acts as a dungeon master; slightly transforming the game world every time you die and triggering events as the station revolves around the black hole.

• Jump-in co-op and player-versus-player multiplayer: Ask a friend to press Start to join a couch co-op session or call for assistance online. Hellpoint offers a full, uninterrupted co-op story with shared loot drops.

• Split-screen support: The full Hellpoint experience is available in jump-in/jump-out split-screen multiplayer on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
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Zombie Army 4: Dead War Launch Trailer
Feb 04, 2020 - 7:13 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Zombie Army 4: Dead War is OUT NOW! Get your copy here https://amzn.to/38bkT2Y TODAY!

The year is 1946. Europe lies in ruins, torn apart by the nefarious “Plan Z.” A brave band of heroes cast the Führer into hell but little do they know … Hitler’s Hordes are back for more!

Face the darkness in single player or team up with friends as you blast your way through Nazi undead in this spine-chilling shooter from the makers of Sniper Elite 4.

• A horrifying new campaign for 1-4 players
• Epic weapons, skills and upgrades
• The organ-busting X-ray kill camera returns!
• Horde Mode
• And so much more!
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The Wonderful 101 Remastered Goes Kickstarter
Feb 03, 2020 - 7:14 PM - by Evil Avatar

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The Wonderful 101 is a “Unite Action” action-adventure game developed by PlatinumGames Inc., directed by action game luminary Hideki Kamiya, and originally released on the Nintendo Wii U.

In this game, players take control of the Wonderful Ones, heroes from all over the world chosen to defend the Earth from all manner extraterrestrial threats! When the peaceful Blossom City comes under attack by alien invaders, Wonder-Red, Wonder-Blue, and the rest of the Wonderful Ones suit up and unite to save the world!

The Wonderful 101: Remastered will be released on Nintendo Switch, with versions for other platforms becoming available via stretch goals. We also plan to add a host of amazing extras as stretch goals are met, with the goal of making The Wonderful 101: Remastered the definitive depiction of our heroes’ exploits!
The Wonderful 101 on Kickstarter.

It blew through the first three stretch goals in an hour.
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Game and Movie Releases for the Week of February 2nd - February 8th
Feb 03, 2020 - 7:54 AM - by Evil Avatar

Game and Movie Releases for the Week of February 2 - February 8, 2020.

Retail Games
Zombie Army 4: Dead War (PS4, Xbox)
Monster Energy Supercross (PS4, Xbox, Switch)
Life is Strange 2 Standard Edition (PS4)
Doug Flutie's Maximum Football 2019 Championship Edition (PS4, Xbox)
Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX Standard Edition (Switch)
Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Collector's Edition (Switch)
Code: Realize Future Blessings Standard Edition (Switch)

Movies & TV
Doctor Sleep
The Good Liar
Playing with Fire
Last Christmas
FLCL: Progressive/Alternative
Daniel Isn't Real
Grand Isle
Fraternity Vacation
Waves
Trauma Center
Dragonheart: Vengeance
Evil Ed
Here Comes Peter Cottontail
Mon Mon Mon Monsters
Kingdom: The Movie
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: Season One - Part Two
Isekai Quartet: Season One
Brain Damage
Vlad the Impaler
Garo the Animation: The Complete Series
Serendipity
The Magnificent Kotobuki: Complete Collection
Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid: The Complete Series
Donten: Laughing Under the Clouds - 3-Film Collection


Box Office
Birds of Prey
The Lodge
Shikara

I've got my pre-order in for Zombie Army 4!
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Fox LEGO Masters Teaser Trailer
Feb 03, 2020 - 7:16 AM - by Evil Avatar


It's like they made a show just for me.
10 Replies | 985 Views
WandaVision Official Trailer
Feb 03, 2020 - 6:31 AM - by Evil Avatar
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Bad Boys Beats Out Newcomers for a 3rd Week
Feb 03, 2020 - 6:28 AM - by Evil Avatar

For a third straight weekend in a row Sony's Bad Boys for Life topped the weekend box office, and continues to do so with ease, though it isn't as if the competition from a pair of newcomers was stiff.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the weekend of January 31st to February 2nd, 2020.
  1. Bad Boys for Life $17,6/$148.0
  2. 1917 $9.6/$119.2
  3. Dolittle $7.7/$55.2
  4. Gretel & Hansel $6.0/$6.0
  5. The Gentlemen $6.0/$20.4
  6. Jumanji: The Next Level $6.0/$291.2
  7. Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker $3.1/$507.0
  8. The Turning $3.0/$11.7
  9. Little Women $3.0/$98.7
  10. The Rhythm Section $2.8/$2.8
  11. Knives Out $2.7/$155.7
  12. Just Mercy $2.3/$30.9
The Rhythm Section actually broke a record for having the worst opening weekend of all time for a movie opening in more than 3,000 theaters. Gretel & Hansel is also going to be a huge loss for the studio. 2020 is off to a bad start.
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It's Sunday: What NFL Games Are You Watching?
Feb 02, 2020 - 8:45 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel

Well the big game is here. I'll be cheering on the 49ers, but really I'm watching for the commercials. My family and I will be doing ribs, wings, jalapeno poppers, and cheese stuffed pretzels to name a few.

On a side note I saw the groundhog day commercial, and it's wonderful!

What's your favorite super bowl munchies, and who are you cheering for?
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Last Quarter EA Took In $993 Million In Microtransactions
Feb 01, 2020 - 4:14 PM - by BeardedSonOfNel

Via Gamespot
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Gaming giant Electronic Arts reported earnings for its holiday quarter today, and the company performed ahead of expectations. In particular, revenue from EA's microtransaction bucket--called Live Services--reached nearly $1 billion. Another highlight was Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, which performed above expectations.

As you can see in the chart below, EA made $993 million from live services during the quarter ended December 31. For the 12 months as a whole, EA made $2.835 billion from microtransactions. Have a look at the chart below to see all the numbers.

EA made a total of $1.593 billion in revenue for the quarter and $361 million in profit, so as you can see, microtransactions are very big business for EA. A major part of EA's microtransaction revenue comes from the Ultimate Team modes for EA's sports games, including FIFA, Madden, and NHL.
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Weekend Headbanger - What are you listening to?
Feb 01, 2020 - 2:17 PM - by BeardedSonOfNel

I'm recovering from a massive hangover from last night's party, so I'll be listening to mellow stuff all day.

It's the weekend. What are you listening to?
16 Replies | 846 Views
F9 - Official Trailer
Jan 31, 2020 - 7:30 PM - by Evil Avatar


No matter how fast you are, no one outruns their past.

In Theaters May 22nd
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The Evercade - Is it MADNESS or GENIUS?!
Jan 31, 2020 - 11:34 AM - by Metal Jesus


The Evercade is a new retro handheld that has its own cartridges with licensed games, protective cases and full color manuals.
Will game collectors think this is madness...or perhaps genius?!
More info: https://evercade.co.uk
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The Elder Scrolls Online: The Dark Heart of Skyrim Announcement Cinematic
Jan 31, 2020 - 9:17 AM - by Evil Avatar

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The Dark Heart of Skyrim beats from the depths in The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor, the latest adventure in the Elder Scrolls saga. A chilling evil from the First Era awakens, and Skyrim needs heroes. Explore the snow-swept region of Western Skyrim, discover Tamriel’s hidden history, and face an ancient threat as part of a year-long story.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor is coming for PC/Mac on May 18 and PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on June 2. Pre-purchase Greymoor now digitally to receive unique bonus rewards and gain immediate access to the Holdbreaker Warhorse in-game mount (digital only).
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The Nintendo Switch has Surpassed 52 Million Lifetime Sales
Jan 31, 2020 - 7:43 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Nintendo has sold 52.48 Switches since its 2017 launch, its quarterly earnings report revealed Thursday, bringing it beyond the Super Nintendo Entertainment System's (SNES) 49.1 million lifetime sales. Before the holidays, the hybrid console had sold 41.67 million units, meaning it saw a jump of 10.81 million over the last quarter.

Beating the SNES makes it the Japanese company's third-most-popular console. It has yet to topple the NES' 61.91 million sales and the Wii's 101.63 million. The Wii is the fourth best-selling console overall -- Sony's PS2 is the most successful with sales of 155 million.

A more detailed breakdown shows that, of the 52.48 million Switches sold, the standard version of the console made up 47.3 million units and the more compact, portable-only Switch Lite (which came out in September 2019) sold 5.19 million units.

Nintendo sold more than 830,000 Switches in the US over the Thanksgiving weekend alone, it said last month.
Cnet.
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Weekend Gamer: What are you playing?
Jan 31, 2020 - 7:13 AM - by Jetherik

Super Bowl Weekend! This one could be a really good game. Who are you going for? What games will you be playing?
10 Replies | 741 Views
The Outer Worlds Coming to Nintendo Switch on March 6, 2020
Jan 30, 2020 - 7:36 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Greetings employees of Halcyon,

We are excited to share with you that a new wave of colonist are preparing to join us in the Halcyon Colony soon, as The Outer Worlds is coming to Nintendo Switch on March 6.

Whether you choose to zap foes with your shrink ray or charm them with smooth-talking abilities, we know you will make The Board proud. And the fact that you will be able to complete your tasks anywhere you go with the Nintendo Switch is something that makes The Board happy.

The Outer Worlds for Nintendo Switch will retail for $59.99 and will be available as a boxed version (containing a code to download the game) and digital version via the Nintendo eShop. Thank you.
forums.obsidian.net.

Wake me when they actually include a game in the box.
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Wizards of the Coast Opens New Studio, Working on Sci-Fi Multiplatform RPG
Jan 30, 2020 - 7:29 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Archetype Entertainment: Our Goal is to Create the Greatest Story-Driven Roleplaying Game in the World

Archetype Entertainment is a game development studio in Austin, Texas led by industry veterans from BioWare and other AAA studios. Founded in 2019, Archetype is an autonomous division of Wizards of the Coast. We are assembling a world-class team to build a multi-platform roleplaying game set in a new science fiction universe.

At Archetype, we believe there will always be a place for story-driven roleplaying games that put the player at the center of an epic personal narrative with impactful choices. We are building games that represent the diversity of our audience. We also believe that game studios should empower top developers and challenge them with ambitious projects that are shaped by a strong, clearly communicated creative vision.

“Archetype is a chance for us to build the type of roleplaying game that we love to play. Video games are a uniquely interactive medium. They allow us to give the player powerful choices that have real consequences on how the story unfolds.”

— James Ohlen, Head of Studio

“The tremendous opportunity and challenge we have in building a new world-class game studio isn't lost on us. We're leaning on the experience and talent of our entire team to create what we believe will be the next generation of acclaimed, narrative-driven roleplaying games.”

— Chad Robertson, General Manager

Located in Sunny Austin, TX

We chose Austin because it is a great place to live and work. Austin is the capital of Texas and is a fast-growing city with a vibrant music scene, cosmopolitan culture, a world-class university, and scenic rolling hills. It was recently voted the #1 place to live in America for the third year in a row — based on affordability, job prospects, and quality of life.
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Themed Nintendo Switch Revealed
Jan 30, 2020 - 7:22 PM - by Evil Avatar

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A #NintendoSwitch system inspired by #AnimalCrossing: New Horizons is on the way! With unique Joy-Con controllers, a custom design on the back, and a special Nintendo Switch dock, it’s the perfect way to start your island life. Available 3/13 for $299.99.

https://animal-crossing.com/new-horizons/
@NintendoAmerica.
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PlayStation Plus Games for February 2020 Announced
Jan 29, 2020 - 5:13 PM - by Evil Avatar

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February’s Free PS Plus Games: Bioshock: The Collection, The Sims 4, Firewall Zero Hour

February’s loaded with not two, not three, but potentially up to five free PS Plus games! Bioshock: The Collection contains three legendary first-person adventures, The Sims 4 gives you creative control over reality itself, Firewall Zero Hour offers engaging, online multiplayer for PS VR owners.

Bioshock: The Collection

From the undersea city of Rapture to the airborne metropolis of Columbia, BioShock: The Collection takes players on monumental journeys through awe-inspiring, deceptively dangerous places that are simply unforgettable. BioShock: The Collection features all three games in this award-winning series – BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite – remastered in 1080p, including all single-player add-on content.

The Sims 4

The Sims is celebrating its 20th birthday this February, and you’re invited to join the party! Now’s your chance to play with life in The Sims 4, where you can unleash your imagination and create Sims in a unique world that’s an expression of you.

Firewall Zero Hour (PlayStation VR Required)

Become a hired contractor and expertly seize – or protect – sensitive information from opposing teams in Firewall Zero Hour, a 4v4 tactical shooter developed exclusively for PS VR. Dive straight into these intense multiplayer battles when Firewall Zero Hour’s new season – Operation: Black Dawn – also begins February 4, featuring a new map (Oil Rig) available for all players and other free content!

All three games will be available from February 4 to March 2. This means January’s games will be available via PS Plus for just a few more days, so grab ‘em before they’re gone!
blog.us.playstation.com.
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps has gone GOLD
Jan 29, 2020 - 7:52 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps has Gone GOLD🌟! A big congratulations to Moon Studios and the entire team.

Unravel Ori's destiny on March 11th by pre-ordering the gorgeous Collector’s Edition from your favorite retailers! #OritheGame
Ori the Game.
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Battlefield V – Into the Jungle Overview Trailer
Jan 29, 2020 - 7:39 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Head into close-quarter Pacific battles with Battlefield V Chapter 6: Into the Jungle, coming February 6. As the fight moves into the thick and treacherous vegetation of Solomon Islands, the outcome is uncertain for both sides.

Deploy on a fresh map, use new weapons and gadgets, and fight tooth and nail as the U.S. and Japanese forces collide.
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Zombie Army 4: Dead War – Post Launch Trailer
Jan 28, 2020 - 11:40 AM - by Evil Avatar

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The looming release of ZOMBIE ARMY 4 draws ever closer, but there’s a whole new realm of terror lurking just behind!

A new three-part campaign called Hell Cult, comprising three brand new missions for 1-4 players! The debut season will also include new character packs, weapon bundles, weapon skin packs and character outfit bundles.
Season Pass 1 will grant access to the entirety of Season 1:

• 3 new campaign missions
• 4 character packs, featuring playable characters that can be used in any mode
• 9 weapon bundles, including new weapons, charms, skins, and more
• 5 weapon skin packs to customise your arsenal with
• 4 character outfit bundles, featuring new outfits and hats!

New maps for Zombie Army 4’s Horde Mode. These will be FREE for everyone brave enough to take them on!
Put my pre-order in today for release date delivery! I decided not to go for the Shark version, I just don't have anywhere to put the extra goodies.
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New Games with Gold for February 2020
Jan 28, 2020 - 10:27 AM - by Evil Avatar

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In February on Xbox One, race across a legendary mountain course in TT Isle of Man and then dive deep into the depths of Lovecraftian horror in Call of Cthulhu. On Xbox 360, and Xbox One via Backward Compatibility, enjoy a fresh spin on a beloved franchise in Fable Heroes then play an all-time classic in Star Wars Battlefront.

All games will be available exclusively for Xbox Live Gold members for a limited time as part of Games with Gold. With Xbox Live Gold, you get the most advanced multiplayer service, free games, and exclusive member discounts on games in the Microsoft Store — get Xbox Live Gold today to get in on the action! Pro-tip for all of you Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members, this means you too. We’ve got four more games for you to play.

TT Isle of Man ($59.99): Available February 1 to 29 on Xbox One

Call of Cthulhu ($39.99): Available February 16 to March 15 on Xbox One

Fable Heroes ($9.99): Available February 1 to 15 on Xbox One & Xbox 360

Star Wars Battlefront ($9.99):Available February 16 to 29 on Xbox One & Xbox 360
Xbox Wire.
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Torchlight Frontiers Becomes Torchlight III, Drops Free-to-Play Model
Jan 27, 2020 - 5:18 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Torchlight Frontiers Returns to Its Roots and Becomes Torchlight III

Today, Perfect World Entertainment, a leading publisher of live service games, and developer Echtra Games, announced Torchlight Frontiers will launch as Torchlight III on Steam this summer and begins closed alpha testing January 29. This fast-paced dungeon crawler brings ARPG fans back to the Torchlight universe to hack and slash their way through a vibrant world filled with hordes of creatures waiting at every turn. Previously announced as a free-to-play experience, the game will return to the premium model adapted by Torchlight I and II, with a new focus on linear progression.

“When we started developing Torchlight Frontiers, we were focused on creating a shared-world experience,” said Max Schaefer, CEO of Echtra Games and co-founder of the Torchlight franchise. “During development, you often discover what type of product a game was meant to be and we found Torchlight Frontiers was meant to be a true successor to Torchlight I & II. Based on this and extensive feedback from our Alpha testers, we decided it was time to take the game back to its roots and model it after the classic Torchlight games that ARPG fans have come to love. We’d like to thank our dedicated player base for supporting us and providing such insightful feedback during early development.”

When Torchlight III releases on Steam this summer, players will be able to purchase the full game and play however they like (online or off) with access to all playable content. Rather than focusing on horizontal progression, the game shifts back to the familiar linear world structure that was introduced with Torchlight I & II. Longtime Torchlight fans will be happy to hear that the game features the same mechanics that set the original series apart from other ARPGs on the market. After selecting from Torchlight III’s unique character classes, players will choose a pet to accompany them on their new adventure: a fluffy alpaca, a swift owl or a loyal canine retriever. From there, they will explore forests filled with dangerous creatures and participate in thematic quests to earn powerful rewards. A full list of game features includes:

• Travel the Frontier: Players can explore the wilderness, party with friends, gather materials to craft loot, use magical maps to enter unknown dungeons, or show off their spoils in town! There’s always something to do in the new frontier.

• Build & Upgrade Your Fort: It’s time to rebuild! Players will enjoy their very own account-based fort,where they can upgrade gear, and make renovations to show it off to their friends and the world. The game allows them to build monuments of power, pet stables, and more!

• Choose a Relic: Relics are objects of great power that grant players a suite of active skills and passive skills. Players can craft them, level them up and store them in their fort. The relic is an important part of a character's strategy - choose wisely!

• Collect Epic Gear - Whether it's armor, weapons, dyes, recipes, ember cores, or even new pets ... there's always more to find as adventurers battle through dungeons and take on dangerous foes. Every randomly-generated area can be replayed over and over again since each instance brings different items. Those who want even more epic gear can run maps from the Mapworks, or take on a contract to earn Fame and unlock elite items.

• Pets are Back: Players can fight their way to fame and glory with loyal companions! Each of the many species comes in a myriad of colors and styles so adventurers shouldn’t settle for the first one they find. They can also make these pets stronger by adding skills, equip them with gear to make them hardier, and together battle enemies as a team.

• Build Your Hero: With four classes to choose from, players can utilize class-specific mechanics to maximize damage and their odds of survival. Torchlight III lets them gather epic gear, select your Relic powers, and customize loadouts to create a unique combat style for their heroes.

Torchlight III features diverse hero classes with unique abilities and powers:

• The Dusk Mage is an enchanter who harnesses the power of light and dark energy to conjure devastating attacks.

• The Forged is a powerful robot who relies on an arsenal of weaponry to build up heat and unleash explosive assaults.

• The Railmaster is a locomotive savvy powerhouse who steams into combat with a massive hammer and heavily armed battle train.

• Plus, a brand new class which will be revealed soon!

Learn more about Torchlight III at Torchlight3.com.
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Metro Exodus Sam’s Story DLC Launches February 11th
Jan 27, 2020 - 11:03 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Sam's Story, The Second Major DLC Expansion for Metro Exodus Arrives on 11 February 2020

Deep Silver and 4A Games today revealed more details for Sam’s Story, the second major story DLC for Metro Exodus, and confirmed that it will release on 11 February 2020.

Sam’s Story follows former US Marine Sam, a Spartan Ranger who has worked under Colonel Miller since the nuclear war devastated Moscow, and followed Artyom in search of a world outside of the Metro. Sam had long dreamed of returning to his homeland, and perhaps even finding his father alive. The prospect seemed impossible in the darkened tunnels of the Metro, but when the Spartans discovered that Moscow was not the only city left alive after the war, holding out hope didn’t feel so foolish anymore.

Sam, determined to find a way back to the USA, departed from the Aurora to make his way through Vladivostok’s tsunami ravaged harbours, ruined industrial buildings, and crumbling residential districts. However, to complete his journey, Sam will discover that he needs every tactic he has learned so far to survive, as his surroundings prove to be far trickier than expected.

In this expansive ‘sandbox survival’ level, players will experience another gripping story line featuring new characters, weapons and mutant variants, in a huge, non-linear environment that offers hours of gameplay.

Sam’s Story will be available to purchase on 11 February 2020 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC and Stadia – links will be available from launch at metrothegame.com/buynow. It is included in the Metro Exodus Expansion Pass, which also entitles holders to the acclaimed DLC, The Two Colonels, which was released in August 2019.
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Game and Movie Releases for the Week of January 26th - February 1st
Jan 27, 2020 - 10:23 AM - by Evil Avatar

Game and Movie Releases for the Week of January 26 - February 1, 2020.

Retail Games
Journey to the Savage Planet (PS4, Xbox)
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire (PS4, Xbox, Switch)

Movies & TV
Terminator: Dark Fate
Parasite
Ballers: The Complete Fifth Season
Harriet
All About My Mother Criterion Collection
Fail-Safe Criterion Collection
Motherless Brooklyn
The Battle of Jangsari
Edge of the Axe
Body Parts
Let's Scare Jessica to Death
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Set 5: Diamond Is Unbreakable - Part 2
SSSS.Gridman: The Complete Series
Tsugumomo: The Complete Series
My Life Is Murder: Series 1
BoogiePop and Others: The Complete Series
Tsurune: Complete Collection
Concrete Revolutio: The Complete Series
Saiyuki Reload Blast

Box Office
Gretel & Hansel
The Rhythm Section
The Assistant
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Patapon 2 Remastered - Announce Trailer
Jan 27, 2020 - 9:15 AM - by Evil Avatar

Patapon2 returns to PlayStation with new enhancements taking full advantage of the PS4 and PS4 Pro!

Available January 30, 2020!
1 Reply | 580 Views
Bad Boys for Life Scores a Second-Straight Win at the Box Office
Jan 27, 2020 - 6:42 AM - by Evil Avatar

Sony's Bad Boys for Life entered its second weekend with a strong holdover performance, repeating atop the weekend box office and topping $120 million domestically after just ten days in release.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the weekend of January 24th to January 26th, 2020.
  1. Bad Boys for Life $34.0/$120.6
  2. 1917 $15.8/$103.8
  3. Dolittle $12.5/$44.6
  4. The Gentlemen $11.0/$11.0
  5. Jumanji: The Next Level $7.9/$283.4
  6. The Turning $7.3/$7.3
  7. Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker $5.1/$501.5
  8. Little Women $4.7/$93.7
  9. Just Mercy $4.0/$27.0
  10. Knives Out $3.6/$151.8
  11. Frozen II $2.5/$469.8
  12. Parasite $2.0/$30.9
3 Replies | 766 Views
RIP Kobe Bryant and Daughter - Dead in Helicopter Crash
Jan 26, 2020 - 10:10 PM - by vallor

I am not a sports ball guy but even I know the impact Kobe Bryant had on the Basketball as one of the greatest of all time.

Tonight he died, along with all other passengers, in a helicopter crash outside of LA. One of the passengers was his 13 year old daughter.

He was considered a polarizing figure but if you take a 20,000 foot view it ends up being pretty even between left and right, outside of his support of the view of systematic racism in America he was pretty even handed.

The world has lost one of the greats today and I will shed a tear and say a prayer for the souls of those lost in this tragic accident.
7 Replies | 1,314 Views
Weekend Headbanger - What are you listening to?
Jan 26, 2020 - 8:08 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel

It's the weekend. We play games, listen to music, and post about it!

It's the weekend. What are you listening to?
14 Replies | 944 Views
Is EA working on a Knights of the Old Republic Remake?
Jan 24, 2020 - 7:41 PM - by Evil Avatar

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According to one, the previously mentioned Knights of the Old Republic remake is back in development. My other source added to that saying they felt it wasn’t so much a remake, but a “sequel” of sorts. It would be a Knights of the Old Republic project that would integrate elements from the first two games in order to bring certain things into the current Star Wars canon. Not necessarily a remake, so much as a re-imagining.

Considering the wealth of material from KOTOR that has already been reintroduced to the canon, this doesn’t seem like it’d be a big stretch to make it work. Unfortunately, that’s about all the details I have right now on this project. So it seems like the original remake has made a return in some form and being retooled.

I’ve heard EA has a BUNCH of Star Wars projects in various stages of work at this point. From Jedi: Fallen Order sequels, the Project Luminous tie-in, to something on the Switch, there’s a lot going on. From what I’m hearing, it really sounds like EA has found their groove with the Star Wars license. Unfortunately, I DON’T know about timing on any of these, but I’m digging and hoping to have fresh updates soon. E3 could bring some big reveals, but there’s also a chance they do their own “Star Wars Event” reveal for some of the stuff they’re working on.
Cinelinx.
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Angels of Death Teaser Trailer
Jan 24, 2020 - 8:51 AM - by Evil Avatar

The Angels of Death are readying for battle…
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