Smash Bros. Tournament To Be Held At E3
Mar22

Smash Bros. Tournament To Be Held At E3

Nintendo is holding a Smash Bros. invitational tournament at E3, giving our first look at competitive play on the Switch. The tournament will take place June 11-12 in Los Angeles at E3, which kicks off on June 12. Given Nintendo’s tendency to debut its E3 announcements in a Nintendo Direct just before the show kicks off, it’s likely that our first look at Smash Bros. for Switch will come just before the exhibition...

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Detective Pikachu Review: Elementary, My Dear Watt-son
Mar22

Detective Pikachu Review: Elementary, My Dear Watt-son

Pikachu is normally very cute and a little bit sassy, but its Detective variety is unlike any Pikachu you’ve ever seen. Detective Pikachu plays with your expectations of what Pikachu should be, and the game has a lot of fun reveling in the weirdness of a small, adorable creature talking and acting like a human man. It’s campy and self-aware, showing a different side to Pokemon and Pikachu with an infectiously rambunctious...

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Fortnite’s Invite-Only iOS Version Is Already No. 1 On The App Store
Mar15

Fortnite’s Invite-Only iOS Version Is Already No. 1 On The App Store

The first invitations to the Fortnite iOS beta started going out today, March 16, and more people will be added in the coming days. An Android version is also in the works, but it’s coming later, and Epic has not said if there will be a beta for this version or not. We tried out the mobile version and found that it’s pretty much the same game as on console and PC. You can see gameplay from a full match on iOS right here....

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Far Cry 5 Has Microtransactions, Campaign Is Playable Offline
Mar15

Far Cry 5 Has Microtransactions, Campaign Is Playable Offline

With Ubisoft PR followed up to offer a full statement on Far Cry 5’s microtransactions, saying they will allow players to speed up their progress. It remains to be seen exactly how this will work, but looking at another recent Ubisoft game, Assassin’s Creed Origins, may give us some clues. That game offers “Time Saver Packs” that include items or packs of in-game currency that you can then spend to speed up...

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Surviving Mars Review: Building The Final Frontier
Mar15

Surviving Mars Review: Building The Final Frontier

It’s been said that city simulators are best thought of as a series of stocks and flows. You have essential buildings that supply resources, which are then distributed in a grand pattern etched by your design. Your success, then, depends on how artfully and effectively you’ve crafted your settlement. If that is the measure by which we are to judge city simulators, nowhere is that more beautifully or essentially or...

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Obama Could Produce New Shows For Netflix
Mar08

Obama Could Produce New Shows For Netflix

Netflix and former President Barack Obama are potentially going to work together on new TV shows. The New York Times reports today that Obama is in “advanced negotiations” with Netflix to create a “series of high-profile shows.” NYT’s report is based on unspecified sources. As part of the deal, Netflix would pay Obama and his wife, Michelle, an unspecified fee for new TV shows. According to the report,...

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