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After Battlefront 2, EA Changes Need for Speed Payback Loot Crates, Progression
Nov 20, 2017 - 4:19 PM - by Emabulator

Eurogamer has the story.

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EA has updated Need for Speed Payback's loot crates and progression systems to make them more generous.

The post-launch tweak comes as Star Wars Battlefront 2, EA's other big launch of the season, suffers its own progression and loot crate controversies.

Need for Speed developer Ghost Games detailed how it had altered the game via a post on reddit over the weekend. In short, crates will now offer increased Rep and Bank.

Cruicially, however, you'll also get more of both from simply playing the game, without interacting with loot boxes at all. Events and beating Roaming Racers will afford you with more Rep and Bank to boost your progression.

While these latest changes were announced after EA's last-minute (but temporary) removal of Battlefront 2 microtransactions, Ghost Games has said its updates were "already happening".

"As you've seen from previous updates recently, we've been working on improving your experience with the progression," Ghost Games spokesperson F8RGE wrote.

"We've been using community feedback, along with our own in-game data and have come up with a number of changes, many of which are in the process of going live. Our aim with these changes is to make the progression, especially around the ownership of cars a much more enjoyable experience.

"If you're currently playing the game while reading this, please restart in order for the changes to come into effect."
Read more at Eurogamer. You can check out some Need For Speed Payback reviews right here. The game is discounted on Xbox Live, PSN and Origin. Amazon has the PC Need for Speed Payback [Online Game Code] for $39.99.
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Nov 20, 2017 - 9:04 AM - by Evil Avatar
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Valkyria Chronicles 4 Announced for PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch
Nov 20, 2017 - 8:55 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 is Deploying to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Switch in 2018

Soldiers, strategists, and commandersl, the call has come in from the front lines. It's time to rejoin the fight! The beloved Valkyria Chronicles series makes its grand return westward in 2018 with Valkyria Chronicles 4, a new mainline chapter in the saga for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One. Return to a continent ravaged by conflict with a familiar-yet-refined tactical RPG battle system, a vibrant and evocative art style that portrays a living canvas of watercolors, and a gripping World War II-inspired story full of momentous triumphs, heartbreaking loss, and unexpected hope for the human spirit.

It is the year 1935 EC...

The continent of Europa is engulfed in the flames of the Second Europan War between the Atlantic Federation and the Autocratic Eastern Imperial Alliance. Although the Federation struggles valiantly against the Empire's forces, the relentless imperial military machine threatens to consume them. With victory slipping away, the Federation executes Operation Northern Cross: a last-ditch attempt to capture the imperial capital and end the war.

Commander Claude Wallace and his loyal childhood friends in Squad E are sent to fight for the desperate operation's success, but they will have to endure harsh bone-chilling elements, waves of imperial soldiers, and the terrifying Valkyria... and unravel a grave truth that will shake them to the core.

Valkyria Chronicles 4 Features

• A Coming-of-Age Story in a Time of War - Valkyria Chronicles 4 takes place in the same timeframe as the original Valkyria Chronicles, but focuses on a whole new cast of main characters. Players will take command of the eager, young Commander Claude Wallace, engineer/heavy weapons extraordinaire Riley Miller, hotheaded Darcsen Raz, ice-cold ace sniper Kai Schulen, and more. Together, they will experience the painful realities of war--but will the bonds of Squad E's friendships survive the frozen battlefield?

• The Next Generation "BLiTZ" Battle System - The part overhead turn-based strategy, part RPG, and part real-time 3rd person shooter "BLiTZ" battle system returns to the field. New features include an explosive new class called the Grenadier, numerous offensive/defensive battleship support options, chances for a unit to have a "Last Stand" action before death, and more. Plus, fight the imperial threat with more units on larger-scale maps than ever before.

• CANVAS Aesthetics - The series' signature hand-drawn visual style is back and overhauled for the newest generation. Inspired by watercolor compositions, the CANVAS Graphics Engine blends visual elements of reality and imagination to create an expressive world filled with colorful emotions. Watch the journey of Squad E unfold like an interactive painting!

• The Return of a Legendary Composer - The illustrious Hitoshi Sakimoto, original composer of the Valkyria Chronicles series and countless other emotional epics, returns to provide a sweeping orchestral soundtrack for the game.

Valkyria Chronicles 4 will be available on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One platforms in the Americas and Europe in 2018. The game is not yet rated by the ESRB. Please visit the official website for more information: valkyria.sega.com.
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Justice League Crashes the Top of the Weekend Boxoffice Chart
Nov 19, 2017 - 11:58 PM - by Evil Avatar

Only in the modern era of superhero films could a $96 million opening weekend be considered anything less than impressive. But that's the situation Warner Bros. and DC's Justice League find themselves in.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the weekend of November 17th to November 19th, 2017.
  1. Justice League $96.0/$96.0
  2. Wonder $27.0/$27.0
  3. Thor: Ragnarok $21.7/$247.3
  4. Daddy's Home 2 $14.8/$50.5
  5. Murder on the Orient Express $13.8/$51.7
  6. The Star $10.0/$10.0
  7. A Bad Moms Christmas $6.8/$50.9
  8. Lady Bird $2.5/$4.7
  9. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri $1.1/$1.5
  10. Jigsaw $1.0/$36.4
  11. Blade Runner 2049 $.600/$89.2
  12. Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween $.485/$46.6
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CD Projekt Red: "We leave greed to others"
Nov 19, 2017 - 3:42 PM - by Emabulator

Eurogamer has the story.

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CD Projekt joint-CEO Adam Kicinski rattled fans when, in a Polish interview with Strefa Inwestorow, he said things like, "we're interested in Cyberpunk being commercially even more significant", and, "Online is very necessary, or very recommended if you wish to achieve long-term success."

Cyberpunk 2077 having online multiplayer is not something we've heard for a while but it is something CD Projekt Red has talked about before, even as long ago as in 2013, when studio head Adam Badowski told me Cyberpunk 2077 will be "a story-based RPG experience with amazing single-player playthroughs, but we're going to add multiplayer features".

The worry is not only whether synchronous multiplayer like this will detract from the kind of single-player experience we're all hoping CD Projekt Red can deliver in Cyberpunk 2077, but whether, in relation to being "commercially even more significant", multiplayer will be a conduit for the game taking more of our cash, through microtransactions or whatever.

Given the storm surrounding Star Wars: Battlefront 2 and loot boxes in general, it's an understandable concern, and presumably why CD Projekt Red felt the need to write the tweet it did.

"Worry not," replied CDPR to Pretty Good Gaming, in response to a video airing similar concerns. "When thinking [Cyberpunk 2077], think nothing less than [The Witcher 3] - huge single-player, open world, story-driven RPG. No hidden catch, you get what you pay for - no bullshit, just honest gaming like with Wild Hunt."

Then the clincher: "We leave greed to others."
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It's Sunday: What NFL Games Are You Watching?
Nov 19, 2017 - 8:45 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel

Well the family and I have some work we need to do around the house, so we will be DVRing the Viking's game to watch later this afternoon or night.

What games are you watching today?
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Microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront 2 Suspended Due to Pressure From Disney
Nov 18, 2017 - 1:03 PM - by Emabulator

As EvAv member Paranoia pointed out in this thread, it looks like the reason EA and DICE "temporarily" turned off microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II was because Disney told them to. VG247 has the story.

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It appears the decision to temporarily remove microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront 2 was due to pressure from Disney.

Reports from various sources state EA’s temporary removal of purchasable Crystals in Star Wars Sattlefront 2 was made after a phone call from Disney, which owns the Star Wars franchise.

EA removed the option to purchase in-game Crystals ahead of the game’s launch yesterday. These Crystals are obtained using real money and packs of Crystals start at $5 for 500 and up to $100 for 12,000 Crystals.

According to a source speaking with the Wall Street Journal, Disney was less than pleased over the online backlash and bad press Star Wars Battlefront 2 was receiving over the microtransactions, not to mention the convoluted rewards system.

This didn’t sit well with Disney CEO Robert Iger, according to the WSJ, and resulted in Disney’s head of consumer products and interactive media, Jimmy Pitaro, to contact EA.

A source speaking with VentureBeat stated Pitaro gave EA CEO Andrew Wilson a ring, resulting in microtransactions being temorarily suspended until the system could be revamped.

Another source, speaking with MP1st, corroborated the report. The site reached out to EA for comment, and was told the company wouldn’t provide comment on the matter.
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Norse Mythology Awaits Titan Quest Players with the Launch of Ragnarök on Steam
Nov 17, 2017 - 8:21 PM - by Emabulator


THQ Nordic has announced the release of the Titan Quest: Ragnarök expansion for Titan Quest Anniversary Edition on Steam. You need the base game to play the expansion, which you can get on sale right now for $3.99. The expansion is on sale for $14.99

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At long last, Titan Quest continues its epic journey through the world of antiquity. A mysterious threat calls the heroes of Hades to the uncharted lands of northern Europe, where new enemies await and new powers and treasures are waiting to be found!

This new expansion to the acclaimed Anniversary Edition of Titan Quest adds a fifth act of unprecedented scope, along with many new and requested features including new weapon types and a 10th Mastery for your characters to learn.

Features
  • New story act with dozens of new quests
  • Brave the realms of the Celts, the Northmen and the Asgardian gods in the largest act to date
  • Revisit the other acts to find new items and secrets
  • New 10th Mastery
  • Become a Runemaster, a magical warrior fighting with both, spells and weapons
  • Combine newly learned with existing masteries for a total of 45 combinations
  • New experience curve
  • Reach level 85 and maximize your character’s potential
  • New weapons and gear
  • Find new and powerful gear, from colorful Celtic shields to famous weapons of Germanic legend
  • New relics and charms for crafting, and a new option to improve even legendary items
  • New thrown weapons strike the balance between range and speed
  • New Enemies and bosses
  • From the denizens of Germany’s dark forests to the forces of Asgard itself
  • Improved character customization
  • A wider variety of regional styles and color dyes
  • Finally: wear pants!
Technical and QOL improvements
  • New shaders and graphical effects
  • Improved ragdoll physics (When Runemaster angry, Runemaster smash!)
  • Improved UI and combat feedback for total information
  • Improved control customization
  • Improved modding tools
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4205 Cast - Cast Blizzard + Stranger Things & Super Mario Odyssey Spoilercasts
Nov 17, 2017 - 4:40 PM - by 4205 Cast

Whew! We had a big sitdown and recorded a lot of stuff over the last couple of weeks! Over 5 hours of discussion featuring Blizzcon and two Spoilercast episodes on Stranger Things and Super Mario Odyssey. This week, Andre avoids the necromancer, Theo fights the necromancer and Joe IS the neck-romancer! We're coming at you live, though you'll hear us on tape delay, The Kings are back on EvilAvatar with the eighty-sixth episode of the 4205 Cast podcast and this week The Kings discuss Blizzcon.

This week on the 4205 Cast - Cast Blizzard

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We're not going to make the "winter is coming" joke. We're just going to talk about Blizzcon and some of the info revealed at the event. Also, EA acquires a new studio to shut down in 5 or so years, and Joe finally finds a game he likes!
Be sure to check out our two Spoiler Warning episodes

First, featuring Stranger Things Season 2: Spoiler Warning 006 - Stranger Things 2

Second, Super Mario Odyssey: Spoiler Warning 007 - Super Mario Odyssey

Like the show? Check out the 4205 Cast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes for all the back episodes you've missed, then check out the Kings on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram.
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Weekend Gamer: What are you playing?
Nov 17, 2017 - 1:43 PM - by Jetherik

One weekend before the official start of the holiday weekend. Oh wait, that was four months ago. Anyway, as the weekend before all the madness really begins, what will you be playing?
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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Being Investigated by Belgian and Dutch Gambling Authorities
Nov 17, 2017 - 10:46 AM - by Emabulator

Loot boxes are coming under scrutiny. Eurogamer has the story.

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UPDATE 4:15PM: According to Dutch news outlet NU.nl, the Dutch Gambling Authority has now launched an investigation into whether games with loot boxes are games of chance.

In the Netherlands, games of chance are subject to licencing laws - however there is currently no licencing system for online games. The investigation is still in the research phase however could result in games containing gambling to be banned from sale until new laws are brought in.

ORIGINAL STORY 3:00PM: The Belgian Gaming Commission is investigating whether loot box systems used in Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Overwatch qualify as gambling.

Originally reported by VTM (via Gamasutra), the general director of the the Belgian Gaming Commission, Peter Naessens, told the local news outlet the commission is investigating whether the loot box mechanisms used in Battlefront 2 and Overwatch should be branded as gambling.
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WING COMMANDER Series - All the Games in BOX + Rare & Collector Editions
Nov 17, 2017 - 10:34 AM - by Metal Jesus

For many gamers, the Wing Commander series was our Star Wars for the 1990s...Its mix of space combat sim, sweeping intergalactic stories and Hollywood imagination was a treat for fans like me. It took a while to build up this game collection, but it's a part of my collection that I'm very proud of. So many great memories playing these games! Here is a look at my complete Wing Commander collection.
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The Evil Avatar Assassin's Creed Origins Review
Nov 17, 2017 - 9:31 AM - by Evil Avatar

Are you sick of Assassin's Creed yet? More running on the rooftops... in ancient Egypt? And what happened to the pirates? Writer Aaron Birch is back again today with the Evil Avatar review of Assassin's Creed Origins.
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Weekend Headbanger - What are you listening to?
Nov 17, 2017 - 6:14 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel

I've been listening to a bunch of different stuff. I've got the following on rotation this morning...
Rage Against The Machine
Bush
Soundgarden

More to come over the weekend.

What are you listening to?
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EA "temporarily" turns off Microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II
Nov 16, 2017 - 7:48 PM - by Evil Avatar

Electronic Arts has announced that they have "temporarily" turned off the pay-to-win real money crystal purchases in the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront II.

My take would be that they will turn them back on the second they get past the holiday shopping season. This is just to try to salvage their week 1 sales now that word is out about this game and the review scores are bad.
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Path of Exile: War for the Atlas Expansion Announced For PC And Xbox One, Trailer
Nov 16, 2017 - 5:58 PM - by Emabulator


Click on the Headline for the Trailer.

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An ancient entity known as The Elder has challenged the Shaper's control of the Atlas of Worlds. Explore maps ravaged by their conflict.

As The Elder grows more powerful, he will consume The Shaper's creations to manifest his own Guardians. The stronger the consumed boss, the stronger The Elder is when you face him.

The Atlas has been redrawn. Find your way to the centre through new paths and discover new challenges along the way. War for the Atlas adds 32 maps to Path of Exile's ever-evolving end-game.
Thanks, Game Informer!
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Gamer's Shopping Guide, November 16 - 22: #PS4 #XboxOne #Nintendo #Nvidia
Nov 16, 2017 - 4:08 PM - by Emabulator

PC GamesPC Gaming HardwarePlayStation 4Xbox OneNintendoTV and Video
Books
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The Rock teams up with a giant Monkey in the Rampage Trailer
Nov 16, 2017 - 3:15 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Primatologist Davis Okoye (Johnson), a man who keeps people at a distance, shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size. To make matters worse, it’s soon discovered there are other similarly altered animals. As these newly created alpha predators tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with a discredited genetic engineer to secure an antidote, fighting his way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once his friend.

Global megastar Dwayne Johnson headlines the action adventure “Rampage,” directed by Brad Peyton.
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Telltale's Batman: The Enemy Within Season 2 Episode 3 Fractured Mask Trailer
Nov 16, 2017 - 12:19 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Citizens of Gotham City,

Today we are excited to share the official trailer for episode three of Batman: The Enemy Within, the ongoing five-part episodic game series that continues Telltale's unique take on the World's Greatest Detective. You can download the trailer by following the links above. Episode three, 'Fractured Mask,' launches November 21 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac, and mobile.

After an unexpected reunion, Bruce finds his attention (and his loyalties) stretched in yet another direction. Now, in addition to brokering a power struggle between Commissioner Gordon and Amanda Waller, Bruce must balance romantic entanglements with his mission to infiltrate the Pact. As he plunges deeper into the criminal underworld, the villains' plan starts to come into focus, but will his deceptions take a dire toll?

Rendered to look like a living, breathing comic book, Telltale's vision of Batman features an award-winning cast of talent including Troy Baker, who returns to reprise his role as Bruce Wayne, as well as Anthony Ingruber, who reprises his fresh take on 'John Doe,' better known to fans as The Joker.

This new season is intended to be accessible to both returning fans and newcomers alike, though players' choices from the first season of Batman: The Telltale Series will optionally carry over into The Enemy Within. This season also includes Telltale's unique multiplayer 'Crowd Play' feature, which allows friends and family to engage with the adventure together by helping to decide the direction of the story from any mobile device with an internet connection.

A special 'Season Pass Disc' for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 is currently available at retailers across North America and Europe. The disc includes the first episode of the season, as well as download access to all subsequent episodes as they are released.

Batman: The Enemy Within is a standalone product separate from the first season of Batman - The Telltale Series. Both products are licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and based on DC's iconic character.

For more information on Telltale Games, visit the official website, Facebook, and follow @TelltaleGames on Twitter.
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Sea of Thieves #BeMorePirate Trailer
Nov 16, 2017 - 11:58 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Tying in with the release of Xbox One X, here's the latest trailer for Rare's shared world adventure Sea of Thieves in all its ocean-going glory. Enjoy sampling just some of the piratical pleasures that lie in wait! #BeMorePirate today and race with blunderbuss blazing to the official game site where you can find out more: www.seaofthieves.com
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Middle-earth: Shadow of War Free Content Updates & Features Announced
Nov 16, 2017 - 11:49 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced various free content updates and features coming this year to Middle-earth: Shadow of War, providing players with new ways to continue the battle for Mordor and capture every epic moment. Upcoming free downloadable content (DLC) updates and features include:

• Endless Siege – Defend your fortresses against Sauron’s forces as the Dark Lord tries to reclaim Mordor in the Endless Siege. (Available 21st Nov)

• Rebellion – Crush the rebel Ologs and Uruks in your forces as they seek to undermine the Bright Lord. (Available 21st Nov)

• Enhanced Photo Mode – Capture every battle and siege and apply new filters, frames and textures with the Enhanced Photo Mode update. (Available 21st Nov)

• Online Fight Pits – Challenge another player’s Orc follower, Overlord vs. Overlord, to a fight to the death in the arena to earn powerful rewards and upgrades. (Available 5th Dec)

• Brutal Difficulty – A new higher difficulty level even more challenging than Nemesis with no last chances. (Available 12th Dec)

The Middle-earth: Shadow of War Expansion Pass is currently available for £32.99, or included as part of the Shadow of War Gold Edition for £89.99. The Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion, Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion and Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion can each be purchased à la carte for £11.99. The Desolation of Mordor Story Expansion can be purchased à la carte for £15.99. For more information, check out this link.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is now available for the Xbox One family of consoles, Windows 10 PC through the Windows 10 Store, Steam, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro.
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A Quiet Place Trailer: The John Krasinski & Emily Blunt Horror Thriller
Nov 16, 2017 - 11:35 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Silence is survival. Watch the teaser trailer for #AQuietPlace, starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski. In theatres April 2018.
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The Strangers: Prey at Night Trailer
Nov 16, 2017 - 11:21 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Aviron Pictures has released the trailer for The Strangers: Prey at Night, the long awaited follow-up to the 2008 horror hit. Check out The Strangers: Prey at Night trailer in the player below!
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Revealed
Nov 16, 2017 - 11:06 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Warner Bros. Pictures today announced the official Fantastic Beasts sequel title, which is Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The studio also released a magical first-look image and title treatment, which you can view below.
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Tower 57 - Release -Trailer
Nov 16, 2017 - 5:30 AM - by RAV

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In a dystopian, dieselpunk world, where Megatowers are the only enclaves of civilization, a group of extraordinary individuals is sent to infiltrate the reclusive Tower 57. Their skills, clips' capacity & the ability to cooperate will decide on their fate.

Tower 57 is a top-down twin-stick shooter with 16-bit inspired pixel art, destructible environments and heavy focus on CO-OP. It is also a modern take on what made AMIGA games so great back in the days.
It was an original Kickstarter campaign, and now after two years of development by two guys, it made good on its promises and is available on Steam and HumbleBundle.
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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire - Gameplay Trailer
Nov 15, 2017 - 1:47 PM - by Emabulator


Click on the Headline for the Trailer.

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Create your own story as you explore the depths of infinite possibilities in the sequel to the award-winning RPG, Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. Check out this gameplay montage trailer to see what’s in store, as you embark on a brand new adventure to hunt down a god to save your soul!
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SNK Announces It Is Profitable Again After Pivoting Back To Video Games
Nov 15, 2017 - 1:19 PM - by Emabulator

Game Informer has the story.

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It's been a rocky few years for SNK, but it was very happy to point out today that it is finally profitable again.

SNK shared its official financial statements in Gazette Magazine today, showing off that the company is doing quite well for itself now despite being in the negatives last year. The difference is significant as well – in FY 2016, the developer posted a loss of 558 million yen, while FY 2017 brought it to a 3.105 billion yen net profit. In other words, it reversed its fortunes.

The company had been struggling slightly after its acquisition by Chinese company 37Games. CEO Koichi Toyama decided that the developer would turn its back on the semi-lucrative pachinko business and focus on video games again, rebranding as SNK instead of SNK Playmore. The first initiative of this newfound passion for games was King of Fighters XIV, which has apparently done quite well for SNK.
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Disney Pulls License for Marvel Heroes
Nov 15, 2017 - 11:52 AM - by Blog
From both Kotaku and MassivelyOP:
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“We regret to inform our Marvel Heroes fans that we (Disney) have ended our relationship with Gazillion Entertainment, and that the Marvel Heroes games will be shut down. We would like to sincerely thank the players who joined the Marvel Heroes community, and will provide any further updates as they become available.”
No official word from the publisher, Gazillion, just yet. It's worth noting that the in-game cash shops are still open for business, presumably to milk as much money from unsuspecting players as they can before they shut down for good.
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Outcast - Second Contact - Launch Trailer
Nov 15, 2017 - 10:54 AM - by Evil Avatar
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The Ulukai is back!

Outcast - Second Contact, the remake of the cult classic, is now available PS4!

Set off on a wondrous journey and discover the marvellous planet Adelpha, but don't forget, this trip is for business, not pleasure!

Get it now on PS4 of your choice and win the Golden Weapons DLC and the Original Soundtrack for free (Limited-time offer).

www.outcastthegame.com
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First Deadpool II Teaser Channels Bob Ross #Deadpool2
Nov 15, 2017 - 10:22 AM - by Evil Avatar


Click on the Headline for the trailer.
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Classic Game Room Reviews The Sega Genesis Flashback
Nov 14, 2017 - 8:49 PM - by BeardedSonOfNel

Click the headline to watch the review.

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Classic Game Room reviews the SEGA GENESIS FLASHBACK video game console from AtGames, a miniature Sega Genesis that plays 85 built-in games and original Sega Genesis cartridges. Sega Genesis Flashback review has Sega Genesis Flashback YouTube review footage of the AtGames Sega Genesis Flashback that plays 85 games, about half of them Sega Genesis. There's also a bunch of Sega Game Gear and Sega Master System games on here. Works with real Sega Genesis game cartridges and your existing Sega Genesis controllers. Sega Genesis Flashback review shows Victorian 2 and other video games.
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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Reviews "why you don't tie gameplay to microtransactions"
Nov 14, 2017 - 1:54 PM - by Emabulator

Eurogamer - No Score Given

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Star Wars Battlefront 2, for all its faults, remains a game that can get to the kernel of what makes the series so beloved. It's just a shame that, for now, it's also inherited some of its uglier excesses too.
USgamer - 3.5/5

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 is one of the most enjoyable multiplayer games of 2017, especially if you like Star Wars. It's also more flawed than it should be. Battlefront 2 doesn't deserve to be wholly defined by loot boxes, but it's inescapable given the impact they have on some of the core modes. This is why you don't tie gameplay to microtransactions.
Game Informer - 6.5/10

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The dark side courses through Star Wars Battlefront II, playing mind tricks on gamers to spend more money to become stronger. By the time you read this review, there’s a chance EA may change how the Star Cards or loot crates work, but at this point in time, this predatory microtransaction model Force-chokes Battlefront II’s experience. It’s a shame to see a game with such clear greatness get pulled down to these depths. Star Wars deserves better. We deserve better.
Shacknews - 6/10

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Star Wars: Battlefront II is a pretty good game and you’re going to get it if you’re a fan of Star Wars, no matter what anyone says. I’m just thankful that the game is an improvement over the first attempt and is incredibly fun solo, or with friends online. The loot crates diminish its value greatly, and it’s a shame EA forces them down your throat as part of the core gameplay, but the game looks gorgeous and is enjoyable to play.
The Telegraph - 3/5

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A mostly good adventure, then, but not without some major foibles. There’s no doubt Battlefront 2 is better than its predecessor but we do miss some the latter’s purity – guns, for example, still feel excellent to fire, but there’s so many of them now that you feel like you’re in Call of Duty shooter territory. Amidst a forcible loot system it creates a slight sense of soullessness that could see DICE’s latest effort risks fading into the background as another decent shooter that misses its mark.
Trusted Reviews - 3/5

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 is a great game spoiled by a terrible business model. DICE and EA are going to be under a huge amount of pressure not just to tweak, but completely overhaul the metagame or face an even bigger fan backlash than they have already.

Underneath the terrible progression system, cheap payouts and more-than-gentle hand in the back towards paying for loot crates is the same excellent core, now across so much more content with the promise of more free maps and heroes to come.
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This War of Mine: Stories - Father's Promise DLC Release Trailer
Nov 14, 2017 - 1:11 PM - by Emabulator


Click on the Headline for the Trailer.

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Father's Promise DLC is an original tale set in the world of This War of Mine. It tells a story of family’s struggle to preserve the last pieces of humanity in times of despair and cruelty.

Become Adam - a father trying to save his daughter from the horrors of war and leave the besieged city. Follow their steps and discover a story of love, hate and sacrifice - the emotions we all share in the darkest of days.

DLC offers a brand new, distinctive experience with additional game mechanics and several hours of thought-provoking gameplay. It is also the opening of the first season of This War of Mine: Stories. The next episodes will follow in 2018.
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The Evil Avatar Wolfenstein II The New Colossus Review
Nov 14, 2017 - 10:30 AM - by Evil Avatar

I hope you had a great Veteran's Day Holiday weekend! There is no better way to celebrate military veterans than by killing Nazi's! With that in mind writer Aaron Birch has brought us his review of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus.
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Our Favorite Video Game Soundtracks - The MUSIC we LOVE!
Nov 14, 2017 - 8:55 AM - by Metal Jesus


The Metal Jesus Crew shares their favorite video game soundtracks of all time!
24 Replies | 1,670 Views
Game & Movie Releases for November 12th to November 18th, 2017 #StarWarsBattlefrontII
Nov 13, 2017 - 4:25 PM - by Evil Avatar

Releases for November 12th to November 18th, 2017

Retail Games
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Switch)
Ittle Dew 2+ Launch Edition (Switch)
MXGP3: The Official Motocross Videogame (Switch)
Star Wars Battlefront II (PS4, Xbone, PC)
L.A. Noire (PS4, Xbone, Switch)
The Sims 4 Deluxe Party Edition (PS4, Xbone)
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Deluxe Edition (PS4, Xbone, Switch)
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR (PSVR)
Demon Gaze II (PS4, Vita)
Road Rage (PS4, Xbone)
Ben 10 (PS4, Xbone, Switch)
Outcast: Second Contact (PS4)
Farming Simulator 17 Platinum Edition (PS4, Xbone)
School Girl/Zombie Hunter (PS4)
Tricky Towers (PS4)
Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth (PS4, Xbone)

Movies & TV
Atomic Blonde
Wind River
Unlocked
Amityville: The Awakening
6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain
The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
Preacher: Season Two
George Romero: Between Night and Dawn Limited Edition
In This Corner of the World
Brigsby Bear
Ninja Hunter: The Movie
Doctor Who: The Complete Tenth Series
Kedi
The Incredible Shrinking Woman
Pokemon: Indigo League: Season 1
Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans - Season One - Part One
Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans - Season One - Part Two
Nightkill
Psycho: 4-Movie Complete Collection
Haikyu: Season 1
Le Samourai Criterion Collection
91 Days: The Complete Series
Desert Hearts Criterion Collection

Box Office
Justice League
Wonder
The Star
Roman J. Israel, Esq.
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EA Caves in and Changes Star Wars Battlefront II Character Costs
Nov 13, 2017 - 3:22 PM - by Evil Avatar

PC Gamer has the news that after a massive backlash, Electronic Arts has decided to reduce the number of credits required to unlock hero characters in Star Wars Battlefront II by 75%.

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In response to the massive backlash against the cost of hero characters like Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader in Star Wars Battlefront 2—this EA reply to complaints on Reddit has earned 450,000 downvotes in just one day, making it the most-downvoted Reddit post of all time—Electronic Arts has announced that the amount of credits required to unlock the "top heroes" will be reduced by 75 percent.

"Making games great comes from regular tuning. As one example, today we’re making a substantial change based on what we’ve seen during the Play First trial," executive producer John Wasilczyk wrote. "There’s been a lot of discussion around the amount of in-game credits (and time) it takes to unlock some of our heroes, especially Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. Unlocking a hero is a great accomplishment in the game, something we want players to have fun earning. We used data from the beta to help set those levels, but it’s clear that more changes were needed."

The reduction means that Luke and Darth, for instance, will cost 15,000 credits instead of the previously-announced 60,000 credits; Emperor Palpatine, Chewbecca, and Princess Leia will go for 10,000; and Iden Versio, the star of the Battlefront 2 campaign, will be 5000.
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Lightning Strikes Twice as Thor Tops the Weekend Boxoffice Chart
Nov 13, 2017 - 2:50 PM - by Evil Avatar

The God of Thunder isn't ready to relinquish his box office throne yet, Thor: Ragnarok added $56.6 million from North American theaters in its second weekend, bringing its domestic total to $211.6 million and winning it the top spot for a second weekend in a row.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the weekend of November 10th to November 12th, 2017.
  1. Thor: Ragnarok $56.6/$211.5
  2. Daddy's Home 2 $30.0/$30.0
  3. Murder on the Orient Express $28.2/$28.2
  4. A Bad Moms Christmas $11.5/$39.8
  5. Jigsaw $3.4/$34.3
  6. Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween $2.0/$45.9
  7. Geostorm $1.5/$31.6
  8. Blade Runner 2049 $1.4/$88.0
  9. Happy Death Day $1.3/$54.9
  10. Lady Bird $1.2/$1.7
  11. Let there be Light $1.1/$6.0
  12. Only The Brave $.950/$17.0
8 Replies | 1,182 Views
Amazon Adapting Lord Of The Rings For A Multi-Season TV Show
Nov 13, 2017 - 1:05 PM - by Emabulator

Game Informer has the story.

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Amazon Studios announces a Prime-exclusive Lord of the Rings TV series with a possible spin-off, as well.

The deal, announced today, has Amazon creating a show that takes place preceding the The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien and is confirmed for multiple seasons. Amazon also confirms it will be exclusive to Amazon Prime's streaming service that is part of Amazon's Prime subscription. Amazon also has the rights to a potential spin-off series, but no details were made available about it.

“The Lord of the Rings is a cultural phenomenon that has captured the imagination of generations of fans through literature and the big screen,” said Amazon Studios' Sharon Tal Yguado.
23 Replies | 2,081 Views
Wolfenstein 2 DLC Release Dates Revealed
Nov 13, 2017 - 12:50 PM - by Emabulator

GameSpot has the story.

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Bethesda has revealed more details about the upcoming DLC packs for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. The publisher announced its DLC plans for the game this past summer, and now it has confirmed when each of the expansions is scheduled to release.

As previously detailed, The Freedom Chronicles season pass consists of four DLC expansions for Wolfenstein II, the first of which--Episode Zero--is available now for players who pre-ordered the title or purchased the season pass. It will be followed on December 14 by The Adventures of Gunslinger Joe, a new mission that stars former quarterback Joseph Stallion as he "smash[es] through Nazi hordes from the ruins of Chicago to the vastness of space."

The third DLC expansion arrives a month later, on January 30, and is called The Diaries of Agent Silent Death. It puts players in the role of ex-OSS agent Jessica Valiant and has them "infiltrate Nazi bunkers in California and discover the secrets of Operation San Andreas." The final expansion, The Deeds of Captain Wilkins, launches in March and tasks players with dismantling a Nazi operation in Alaska.

The Freedom Chronicles season pass costs US $25 / £18 / AU $35 and includes all of the aforementioned DLC packs. Players can also purchase each of the expansions individually, though Bethesda has yet to announce pricing details for them.
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It's Sunday: What NFL Games Are You Watching?
Nov 12, 2017 - 9:26 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel

As usual, I'll be watching the Vikings play today. They have been having a pretty good year so far. I'm sure they'll let me down during the playoffs

What games are you watching today?
14 Replies | 1,485 Views
Star Wars Battlefront II - Galactic Assault Mode #StarWars #BattlefrontII
Nov 11, 2017 - 6:56 PM - by Evil Avatar


Dive into Galactic Assault Mode in Star Wars Battlefront II, a 20 vs. 20 game mode that brings iconic battles from the Star Wars universe to life in the expansive multiplayer.
18 Replies | 1,692 Views
Heroes of the Storm In Development Spotlight
Nov 11, 2017 - 6:06 PM - by Evil Avatar


I still play a few matches every weekend. Just when I thought I was out,
they pulled me back in!
5 Replies | 1,069 Views
Happy Veterans Day!
Nov 11, 2017 - 3:54 PM - by Evil Avatar


Happy Veterans Day to all those who served, sacrificed and died for our country. Celebrate by burning a NFL Jersey.
51 Replies | 3,215 Views
EA could one day stop releasing a new FIFA, Madden every year
Nov 11, 2017 - 1:22 PM - by Emabulator

VG247 has the story.

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EA CEO Andrew Wilson said that online subscriptions could be the future of annual boxed releases of sports games like FIFA, and Madden NFL.

According to Wilson, as the industry moves more towards the games-as-a-service model and consumers rely more and more on digital downloads, this transition will become easier. Speaking to Bllomberg, Wilson gave the example Madden’s mobile title, which released three years ago and only received big updates every season.

With that in mind, the CEO is aware that there’s a challenge in translating a model that works great on mobile to a console game. “When we design a game that lives in a true streaming world, we have to think about screen size and session time,” said Wilson.

“How does a Madden game that exists in the cloud manifest on your mobile phone, one minute at a time? How does that manifest on your 60-inch TV, an hour at a time.”
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PUBG Style Battle Royale is Coming to Crytek's Futuristic Shooter Warface
Nov 11, 2017 - 12:33 PM - by Emabulator

PC Gamer has the story.

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Crytek are looking to capitalise on the battle royale explosion by adding the mode to their futuristic free-to-play shooter Warface. It's coming in the next update (no date is given), and it will hang around temporarily to allow the developer to gather feedback, tinker with the formula, and then reintroduce the final package later on.

Expect a large desert map and a ever-shrinking play zone with random loot—basically, it's the formula that PUBG proved grabs players and doesn't let them go. Crytek says that the map is the largest ever in the game, but from the looks of early footage (some international versions of the game already have the mode added) it only supports 16 players. Rather than parachute in, players are randomly spawned across the map.
9 Replies | 1,900 Views
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles join Injustice 2 #Injustice2
Nov 11, 2017 - 12:56 AM - by Evil Avatar


The final three DLC characters for Injustice 2 revealed! The Atom, Enchantress, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles join the fight.
2 Replies | 859 Views
Humvee Makers Sue Activision Over Vehicles In Call Of Duty
Nov 10, 2017 - 5:53 PM - by Emabulator

Game Informer has the story.

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AM General, the manufacturer of the well known Humvee military vehicles, has filed lawsuit against Activision for extensive use of Humvees in Call of Duty over the years.

The lawsuit alleges that Activision have taken advantage of AM General's "goodwill and reputation" by incorporating Humvee branding into the games and related toys and content. AM also alleges that the vehicles are a key selling point to the series. Activision have stated that they do not comment on pending litigation.

Humvee and HMMWV are short for High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, used by the military for its highly resistant construction. AM General says they have produced nearly 278,000 Humvees as manufacturer.What The company also said it wants compensatory, punitive and triple damages from Activision after the months of talks have failed.

We spoke with IP litigator Nathan Sabri of Morrison & Foerster about the case's viability.

"You're usually fine to use a real toy or name if it's part of a plot of your movie," Sabri said. "What I think [AM General is] getting at is, if the Humvees are background use, then AM General doesn't have a case and I think they know that. What AM General needs to prove is that Call of Duty is being misleading about the source and makes people think it's sponsored or licensed."
14 Replies | 2,070 Views
Capcom Confirms New Switch Games in the Works, Including an Ace Attorney
Nov 10, 2017 - 5:38 PM - by Emabulator

Eurogamer has the story.

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Capcom is already developing new games to release on Nintendo Switch in fiscal year 2018, Capcom COO Haruhiro Tsujiro has confirmed - and one of those is an Ace Attorney game.

The news comes via an interview by Japanese news website Jiji, as translated by Wall Street Journal tech reporter Takashi Mochizuki.

It's not exactly surprising to hear that Capcom has new games in the works for Switch, of course - particularly given the console's greater-than-anticipated sales success - but the news is likely to be of comfort to fans dismayed by the company's seemingly cautious approach to Switch during its launch year.

So far, Capcom has released one game on Switch in the west - the disappointing, questionably priced Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers. The company's HD 3DS port Monster Hunter XX, meanwhile, has remained Japan-only, much to the chagrin of on-the-go Monster Hunter fans over here.

The only other Capcom game confirmed to release on Switch up until today's news has been its port of Resident Evil Revelations 1 and 2, due later this month.
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Stupidly EXPENSIVE & Rare Original XBOX Games - They Cost HOW MUCH?!
Nov 10, 2017 - 5:08 PM - by Metal Jesus
Not all original Xbox games are dirt cheap. These are the ones that will cost you a pretty penny!

13 Replies | 1,895 Views
Weekend Headbanger - What are you listening to? #Trivium
Nov 10, 2017 - 2:34 PM - by Emabulator


I have been on a major Trivium rampage over the last couple of weeks, cranking albums such as
Vengeance Falls, The Sin And The Sentence, Silence in the Snow, Shogun, Ascendancy and The Crusade.

What have you been listening to?
25 Replies | 2,159 Views
Rian Johnson, Writer-Director of The Last Jedi, To Create All-New Star Wars Trilogy
Nov 10, 2017 - 1:33 PM - by Emabulator

Lucasfilm has announced that Rian Johnson, the writer and director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, has been tapped to create an all-new Star Wars trilogy.

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For director Rian Johnson, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was just the beginning of his journey in a galaxy far, far away.

Lucasfilm is excited to announce that Johnson will create a brand-new Star Wars trilogy, the first of which he is also set to write and direct, with longtime collaborator Ram Bergman onboard to produce.
 
As writer-director of The Last Jedi, Johnson conceived and realized a powerful film of which Lucasfilm and Disney are immensely proud. In shepherding this new trilogy, which is separate from the episodic Skywalker saga, Johnson will introduce new characters from a corner of the galaxy that Star Wars lore has never before explored.

“We all loved working with Rian on The Last Jedi,” said Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm. “He’s a creative force, and watching him craft The Last Jedi from start to finish was one of the great joys of my career. Rian will do amazing things with the blank canvas of this new trilogy.”

“We had the time of our lives collaborating with Lucasfilm and Disney on The Last Jedi,” Johnson and Bergman said in a joint statement. “Star Wars is the greatest modern mythology and we feel very lucky to have contributed to it. We can’t wait to continue with this new series of films.”
 
Johnson’s upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi arrives in U.S. theaters on Dec. 15, 2017.

No release dates have been set for the new films, and no porgs were available for comment.
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Need for Speed Payback Reviews "banal racing" "focus on grinding" "disappointing"
Nov 10, 2017 - 12:53 PM - by Emabulator

GamesRadar+ - 3.5/5

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Need for Speed Payback successfully returns to its Fast and Furious roots with aplomb, but a focus on the grind and a beautiful but empty world means it ultimately falls short of greatness.
Forbes - 6.5/10

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One one hand, NFSP feels a lot like a film from a major movie studio with b-level actors, a bad script and talented cinematographers who were perhaps uninspired. On the other side, there is some fun, but simplistic quality to the gameplay. However, it is predominantly a game that is trying to do too many things at once. Unfortunately, it fails to stand out in any one area. Had it ditched the open-world concept for a more challenge and stage-based experience, the story would have been easier to follow and perhaps more engaging. Also, the game might have been able to focus more on its best attribute, which is pure, dumb racing.
Shacknews - 6/10

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In an effort to adopt the stylings of other popular, open-world racers, Need For Speed: Payback presents some fun ideas with poor execution. It also misses an opportunity to elevate an NFS staple with a tacked-on, linear version of Pursuit that annoys while simultaneously reminding me of the absence of a Burnout game on the market. Payback could have solidified the NFS franchise’s spot in the market with the new heist missions and stood out from open-world racers with cop pursuit but, instead, gave us bright moments set in a bland world with technical shortcomings.
USgamer - 3/5

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Need for Speed returns with another flawed entry. There's the core of a great racing game here and when you're just driving around the open world, it's wonderful. The progression system encourages grinding and the basic story is delivered with B-movie seriousness, taking away from the racing pleasure. There's a better game inside of Payback, but you have to go through everything else to get to it.
GameSpot - 5/10

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Need for Speed Payback's banal racing is only magnified by this focus on grinding. The simple, almost retro, handling model provides occasional bouts of fun, but it's never enough to escape Payback's flaws, with an unwillingness to let you partake in its most hair-raising moments, and a general drabness that seeps into every layer of the game. Fast and Furious, this is not; and that's a disappointing outcome.
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Weekend Gamer: What are you playing?
Nov 10, 2017 - 12:03 PM - by Jetherik

A good Veteran's Day to all. A day to remember the end of WWI, and then all the vets. Enjoy your day off, but thank a vet. We did our job so you could have yours, and your freedom to freely speak, pray (or not), protest, press, have ideas that are different, and be as different as you want, as well as other freedoms here. One important freedom we have - Play GAMES! So what are you playing this weekend?
And Thanks fellow vets!
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EA Kills... Um... "Acquires" Respawn Entertainment
Nov 10, 2017 - 8:44 AM - by Evil Avatar

In a move sure to spell the death march for Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment, they have announced that they have sold out to publisher Electronic Arts.

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EA to Acquire Respawn Entertainment

Electronic Arts announced today an agreement to acquire Respawn Entertainment, a leading independent game development studio and creators of AAA shooter and action games including the critically-acclaimed Titanfall franchise. Respawn brings to EA the proven leadership and studio talent behind Titanfall and Titanfall 2, two of the most highly-rated shooter titles in the last five years. The acquisition builds on a successful publishing partnership between Respawn and EA, with multiple projects currently in development - a new title in the Titanfall franchise, a game set in the Star Wars universe and a VR gaming experience.

"We've seen firsthand the world-class caliber of Respawn as a development studio with incredible vision, deep talent and an inspiring creative mindset," said Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts. "Our longtime partnership is grounded in a shared desire to push the boundaries and deliver extraordinary and innovative new experiences for players around the world. Together, we've brought this to life in the Titanfall franchise, and now with the Respawn team joining EA, we have exciting plans to accomplish even more amazing things in the future."

"We started Respawn with the goal to create a studio with some of the best talent in the industry, and to be a top developer of innovative games," said Vince Zampella, CEO of Respawn Entertainment. "We felt that now was the time to join an industry leader that brings the resources and support we need for long term success, while still keeping our culture and creative freedom. EA has been a great partner over the years with Titanfall and Titanfall 2, and we're excited to combine our strengths. This is a great next step for Respawn, EA, and our players."

Respawn is the creator and developer of the critically-acclaimed Titanfall franchise that energized the first-person shooter genre with its innovative gameplay. The first game, Titanfall, was published by EA in 2014, and received global recognition with more than 75 top awards. Fans and critics fell in love with the game's refreshing, fast-paced multiplayer gameplay. Respawn and EA launched Titanfall 2 in late 2016, with a new single-player campaign and expanded multiplayer gameplay, resulting in one of the year's top-rated shooters.

Respawn will join EA's Worldwide Studios organization, a global creative collective of leading game development studios bringing to life an unmatched portfolio of top games and services across all major platforms.

Under the agreement, EA will pay $151 million in cash, and up to $164 million in long-term equity in the form of restricted stock units to employees, which will vest over four years. In addition, EA may be required to pay additional variable cash consideration that is contingent upon achievement of certain performance milestones, relating to the development of future titles, through the end of calendar 2022. The additional consideration is limited to a maximum of $140 million. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the calendar 2017 or soon thereafter, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. The acquisition is expected to be neutral to EA's net income in fiscal years 2018 and 2019.
I'm already predicting that we will hear about the founder Vince departing next year, then the slow death march for the rest of the company. First cranking out a few Star Wars sequels, then getting assigned to DLC for some other branch of EA... then closure.
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L.A. Noire Official Nintendo Switch Trailer
Nov 10, 2017 - 5:57 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel


Click the headline to watch the trailer.

Via Rockstar Games
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In just under one week, L.A. Noire arrives for the Nintendo Switch. See it in action now with today's official trailer.

Amid the post-war boom of Hollywood’s Golden Age, newly-minted officer Cole Phelps embarks on a desperate search for truth in a city where everyone has something to hide.

Investigate crimes from the darker side of 1940’s Hollywood at home or on the move with L.A. Noire for the Nintendo Switch - featuring contextual touch screen controls for portable detective work, a Joy-Con mode with gyroscopic controls, HD rumble and new wide and over-the-shoulder camera angles.

L.A. Noire for the Nintendo Switch includes the complete original game plus all additional downloadable content, and will be available in-store and digitally via the Nintendo eShop on November 14th.
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Destiny 2 Xbox One X And PS4 Pro Patches Are Coming
Nov 09, 2017 - 8:05 PM - by Emabulator

GameSpot has the story.

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Destiny 2 is getting updated to take advantage of the power of the Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro, developer Bungie announced today. Bungie will update both games to support the new consoles on December 5, which is the day that Destiny 2's Curse of Osiris expansion launches. December 5 is also the start-date of Destiny 2 Season Two.

Bungie's blog post announcing the updates does not go into a lot of detail about what players can expect in terms of upgrades or enhancements on Xbox One X and PS4 Pro, only to say you'll see "stunning gameplay with high dynamic range lighting." Additionally, there will be "adaptive 4K resolution" on PS4 Pro and regular 4K on Xbox One X.

"If you're migrating to these new consoles, or already have, we'll make it worth your investment," Bungie said.
For more on Destiny 2 also see Destiny 2 Adding A New Way To Get Double XP, Here's How and Destiny 2 Weekly Reset Time Is Changing; Here's When And Why.
7 Replies | 1,587 Views
New Trailer For "HOSTILES" Starring Christian Bale Gives Evil Avatar Wood™
Nov 09, 2017 - 6:41 PM - by Emabulator


Click on the Headline for the Trailer.
4 Replies | 2,025 Views
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