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Live-Action Sonic the Hedgehog Producer Reveals Setting, Plot

For reasons beyond our comprehension, Hollywood has taken on the task of creating a live-action/CG Sonic the Hedgehog film, and now we’ve got some details about that film thanks to an interview with its producer. Said producer, Neal H. Moritz, described the film as taking place in “a pretty straight rural environment” in which Sonic...

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THE LAST OF US PART II Directors Explain All Its New Gameplay Features

The Last of Us Part II is one of the most anticipated games shown at E3 this year, and it was a definite standout last week with a new trailer that combined gameplay and cinematics. It’s impressive to see how much Naughty Dog has improved since 2013, and that includes all of the game mechanics […]

E3 Gets Invaded by That Weird Gamer Guy Again

This year’s E3 was another huge success, with video game fans getting a glimpse at the promising future of their favorite franchises and consoles. But even amid all the excitement and cheer, things still ended up getting a little strange, as they always do when the world’s weirdest gamer guy shows up to share his […]

Artist Captures MARIO KART’s Rainbow Road IRL

Many have tried and failed to adapt video games into film. Whether the films are based on platformers, open-world adventure titles, or in the case of Rampage, The Rock’s personal experience playing Ape Escape 2 on the PlayStation 2, a video game-based film has yet to garner both critical and commercial success. While some may […]


There’s a word to describe a certain subset of action-RPG games: Metroidvania. Obviously, this is a cross between Metroid and Castlevania that’s become a genre all its own; no other descriptor is needed to let gamers know that a title will have a sprawling map, 2.5D aesthetic, and incrementally unlocking abilities. Bloodstained: Ritual of the […]

Japan Is Getting POKÉMON Vending Machines with Digital Pikachu

For over two decades, Nintendo’s Pokémon franchise has won fans from around the world. But that international affection pales in comparison to Japan’s love for the adorable pocket monsters. To this day, there are Pokémon Center stores that are still incredibly popular in Japan. And now, the official Pokémon Center vending machines are expanding their reach in several […]

There’s a Hidden Cypher in the New DEATH STRANDING Trailer

As if all of the info we’ve gotten surrounding Death Stranding wasn’t cryptic enough, it turns out there’s even another layer of secrecy hidden in the new trailer. We were all shocked when the first look we got from Sony last week revealed ’70s television star Lindsay Wagner as a member of the game’s cast, but what […]

KATAMARI Creator’s WATTAM Is a Delightful Game About Friendship

“Do you need a guide? I don’t think so.” With that, Keita Takahashi handed me a controller and watched as I played Wattam, an upcoming puzzle game that was scooped up by Annapurna Interactive after Sony dropped it. Colorful, weird, and nebulous, Wattam fits right in with Annapurna’s stable of off-the-beaten-path adventures, and within moments […]

Why PlayStation Is Winning the Console War

The Console War, or the intense competition among the gaming consoles of large companies like Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo, has been going strong since the ’90s. With devout fans on all sides, that competition is usually pretty fierce. But in the past few years, a clear winner has emerged: the PlayStation 4. That’s right, the […]

Kill la Kill Fighting Game is on the Way from Arc System Works

Studio Trigger recently counted down to a collaboration with Dragon Ball FighterZ and Guilty Gear developer Arc System Works, and the results turned out to be Kill la Kill: The Game. More details will be revealed for this dream team pairing at Anime Expo 2018, but for now there’s an official website, a teaser, and...

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