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Portal 2 is hands down the greatest sequel ever made

The games industry, like the movie industry and apparently the television industry, is one that thrives on sequels. Just look at the list of upcoming games for 2017. You can barely swing a cat without hitting some follow-up. Some ofShow More Summary

Call of Duty: WWII's campaign is all about the bros, but in multiplayer you can make it ladies' night

Female playable characters in Call of Duty games have become the norm. As more women enter into combat roles in the armed services, it only makes sense that games taking place in the near and distant future would include them. It's how...Show More Summary

That ludicrous Shaq Fu sequel is coming to Switch

Its been so long since we've heard anything about Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn that I honestly forgot it was in development. The game barely squeaked by on its Indiegogo campaign in 2014 and was officially announced at The Game Awards in 2015 for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Wii U. Show More Summary

These weekend game deals are Prey-ing on your wallet

Fan of futuristic horror FPS? Bethesda thinks it's time for another with next Friday's release ofPrey. One of the best price on PC is 20% off at GMG after logging in or creating an account. Xbox One and PS4 gamers are also 20% off if...Show More Summary

Rumor: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga is getting a 3DS rerelease

With the recent announcement of the New 2DS XL, Nintendo is doubling down on its commitment to its family of handhelds for the foreseeable future. In its sixth year on the market, there is a bevy of really good looking games coming out for 3DS line over the next few months, including some we'll get our first look at this E3. Show More Summary

Buy a Nintendo 64 Mini for less than $64

Having trouble tracking down a Nintendo Mini, or can't wait for the inevitable Super Nintendo Mini? How about building your own PlayStation Mini? It's tempting for the bragging rights alone, and some are on sale from $19 plus the cost of the Pi and controller. Show More Summary

Star Trek Online raises the stakes in its Season 13 update

These are the voyages of Star Trek Online, and if the latest content "season" is anything to go by, they're about to get quite a bit more competitive. Cryptic and Perfect World have beamed down Season 13, "Escalation," and change isShow More Summary

Oh dang, Persona 5 is getting a vinyl set

The next vinyl from iam8bit is a big one: Persona 5! It's such a good candidate that I can see it pushing people into game vinyl ownership for the first time -- assuming they have the money. There will be two sets, both of which will...Show More Summary

Joker puts a smile on that face in newest Injustice 2 gameplay trailer

Taking a bit of visual influence from multiple incarnations of the character, Joker has a pretty strong showing in his Injustice 2 debut. While Richard Epcar (who also provided the voice of the Joker in Injustice: Gods Among Us)'s voice doesn't quite gel with the new design, everything else is neat. Show More Summary

Nintendo talks NES Classic discontinuation: 'we don't have unlimited resources'

The NES Classic has sold 2.3 million units worldwide, according to Nintendo. And now the nostalgic little device -- which was originally meant to be "a product for last holiday" -- is discontinued. Were you able to get your hands onShow More Summary

An old man and some kids dressed up to sell you this Dragon Quest PS4

Sometimes marketing can go horribly wrong. Writing a commercial that involve a crazy old man telling the story of Dragon Quest to a pair of children, then proceeding to orgasmically playing a gaming console is a example of when it can...Show More Summary

Strafe is getting three collector's editions because why not?

The upcoming retro throwback Strafe is going to have three different collector's editions available for purchase. Even though I've been enjoying the game ahead of review, I don't know how I feel about all these crazy collector's sets; at least they look super neat. Show More Summary

Tekken 7 on the Switch? Fat chance, says producer Harada

GameSpot had a chance to talk to Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada about getting Tekken 7 on the Switch, and prospects do not like good. According to Harada, " Officially, we can't really comment on that because our company has strict policy about which titles we talk about for Switch,. Show More Summary

Dynasty Warriors 9 news is just on the horizon

So uh, is Dynasty Warriors 9 still coming? We haven't heard anything really since December of last year. Naturally, this article should be a clue -- yes, it is! Series producer Akihiro Suzuki caved after all of the clamoring on Twitter, and provided the following statement: "I am sorry to have kept you waiting so long. Show More Summary

Capcom is working on something big, also expects to sell two million more Resident Evil 7 units

It's a bit vague, but Capcom claims that a "major title" will be out before March 31, 2018 -- a title that they haven't unveiled yet. Okay so it's very vague, but at least we know that Capcom isn't just relying on remakes and remasters. Speaking...Show More Summary

Nintendo reaffirms its strategy of 'two to three' smartphone games a year

So far, Nintendo is content in claiming that they won't make Fire Emblem Heroes' gambling-based microtransactions a habit. This is before it made more money than Super Mario Run though, despite dealing with 1/10th of the downloads. So yes things could change as they look to increase their worldwide mobile footprint, but for now we're safe. Show More Summary

Of course Japan gets a cool Dragon Quest Metal Slime New 2DS XL

Man I'm just done with this "New" thing Nintendo. Is the "New" 3DS even new anymore? It's not, right? There's the New 3DS XL, and now the New 2DS XL. I know people have joked that the next move is the "New, New 3DS," which is something...Show More Summary

'Shrine skips' are my new favorite thing about Zelda: Breath of the Wild

At some point I just need to stop playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild. I was fortunate to get a head start, but I was able to work my way through every shrine eventually, nabbing most of the hidden gear, which made all of my future exploits...Show More Summary

Sony hits 60 million PS4 shipments as it closes in on the PS3's 80 million

It's fascinating to look back and see the lifetime sales of every console. I totally forgot that the PS2 is still ahead of everything -- it's not even close -- as it towers over the number two spot, the PS1, by over 50 million (PS2 is at 155m versus the PS1's 102m). Show More Summary

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 rated, will allegedly host 7-10

Well this is intriguing. We know Capcom is doubling down (or tripling down at this point) on collections. We're seeing the resurrection of super oldschool stuff like NES classics, as well as newer generations -- nothing is safe! So the...Show More Summary

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