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Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan says toxic behaviour is slowing Overwatch development

Dealing with toxic behaviour is slowing Overwatch development, Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan has said. In the latest Overwatch developer update video, called Play Nice, Play Fair, Kaplan addressed an issue which has been plaguing the Overwatch...Show More Summary

Splatoon is a multiplayer shooter for introverts and I love it

I read a wonderful thing once about ants, and it made me love them more than I did already - and I already really loved ants. This thing I read - I cannot remember the source or the specifics - talked about how ants construct their nests, how they achieve a level of intelligence together that no single ant actually possesses. Show More Summary

Switch to revive Nintendo arcade classics, starting with the original Mario Bros.

Nintendo may not have confirmed a proper Virtual Console yet for the Switch, but it's moving in that direction with today's announcement that it will be releasing several of its 80s arcade classics on its popular handheld/console hybrid. Show More Summary

Phantasy Star Online 2: Cloud is coming to Switch… in Japan

Sega's free-to-play hack-and-slash MMO Phantasy Star Online 2: Cloud is coming to Switch next year, at least in Japan. As reported by Siliconera, this Switch version of the much pined for RPG was revealed in the Japanese stream of tonight's Nintendo Direct. Show More Summary

Super Mario Odyssey's photo mode will let you send screenshots to your smartphone

Super Mario Odyssey is going to have its own in-game photo mode and it sure looks impressive. As revealed during Nintendo's livestream earlier today, this feature, entitled Snapshot Mode, allows you to freeze time and move the camera anywhere you'd like. Show More Summary

Skyrim's Switch release date slated for November

The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim is coming to Switch on 19th November. Nintendo just revealed this release date during a Nintendo Direct livestream tonight. This handheld version of Skyrim should basically be the Skyrim you know and love,...Show More Summary

Surprise! Minecraft is coming to New 3DS today

A 3DS edition of Minecraft was just announced, and then revealed to be launching later today on the eShop. The surprise unveiling happened during a Nintendo Direct livestream tonight. Word of warning though, Minecraft will only run on the New Nintendo 3DS models. Not the old ones. Read more…

One of the original Splatoon's best maps is coming to the sequel this Saturday

Kelp Dome, one of the finest maps in the original Splatoon, is coming to the sequel this coming Saturday - and it's being joined by a couple of new surprises, too. Kelp Dome is being joined by an all-new map, Snapper Canal, as well as a new weapon dubbed the Tenta Brella. Show More Summary

Arms' new character and version 3.0 are now live

Arms' first all-new character has been introduced into the game, alongside a new update that introduces a suite of new features. Lola Pop's the all-new character, a clown with nunchucks and magical expanding trousers because video games. Show More Summary

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has a final release date

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 finally has a release date, with the sequel to the epic 2010 RPG coming on December 1st. Monolith Soft's adventure was one of the last pieces to fall in Nintendo's first-party plans for the remainder of 2017. Xenoblade...Show More Summary

Doom and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus are coming to Switch

Bethesda's double whammy of resuscitated id Software IPs, Doom and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, are coming to Switch. Revealed moments ago in a Nintendo Direct livestream, Doom is planned for this "holiday" season, while Wolfenstein 2 is slated for sometime next year. Show More Summary

Nintendo unveils a Pokémon themed New 2DS XL

Nintendo has announced an all-new Pokéball-themed 2DS XL that will launch alongside this autumn's Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon. Alongside the announcement of the new hardware, some slim details were revealed about Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, with two new Ultra Pokémon revealed. Show More Summary

The Last of Us and Uncharted 4 co-director Bruce Straley departs Naughty Dog after 18 years

The Last of Us and Uncharted 4: A Thief's End co-director Bruce Straley is departing from Naughty Dog after 18 years. Straley joined Naughty Dog in 1999 where he served as a texture artist on Crash Team Racing and an artist on Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy. Show More Summary

Axiom Verge to launch early on Switch eShop following retail release delay

Oldschool metroidvania adventure Axiom Verge is coming to Switch digitally on 5th October, which is a pleasant surprise as it was previously slated for 17th October (though it was originally targeting an August launch). The reason it's...Show More Summary

Rocket League's Autumn Update adds seasonal arena, new items, and a better spectator mode

Rocket League is getting a huge Autumn Update on all platforms come 28th September that will keep the esport evolving in a myriad of ways. One of the most readily apparent additions will be seasonal arenas. This autumn we'll be getting a rural-themed map called Farmstead. Show More Summary

Thimbleweed Park sets release dates on Switch, iOS and Android

Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion co-creator Ron Gilbert's retro point-and-click detective comedy Thimbleweed Park is coming to Switch, IOS and Android in the next few weeks. First off is its iOS premiere on 19th September. Then comes the Switch version on 21st September. Read more…

Stardew Valley publisher reveals new details on magic school RPG

Stardew Valley publisher Chucklefish has revealed more details on its upcoming magic school RPG. The untitled game was first teased last month by Chucklefish founder Finn "Tiy" Brice on Twitter, with fans immediately drawing similarities to Little Witch Academia. Show More Summary

Celebrating Devrim Kay, Destiny's first gay character

You don't have to venture far in Destiny 2 to find Devrim Kay, your contact and reptuation vendor for Earth's European Dead Zone. He's a gruff, grey-haired sniper who spends his days and nights picking off enemies from the rafters of a ruined church. Show More Summary

Super Meat Boy Forever does more with two buttons than most do with 14

Let's get the bad news out of the way first: Super Meat Boy co-creator and character designer Edmund McMillen, the burly bearded man made famous by his starring role in Indie Game: The Movie, is not involved in the sequel, Super Meat Boy Forever. Show More Summary

Fallout: New Vegas was once Fallout: Sin City and had three playable races

Did you know Obsidian originally wanted three playable races in Fallout: New Vegas? This is the part literally crossed out - struck through and coloured red - on the Fallout 3.5 treatment Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart showed me at the studio. Show More Summary

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