Month: September 2018

Let the speculation begin. Bungie has filed a trademark for something called “Matter.” No big details have been leaked or revealed about Matter but the keen eyes over at Eurogamer noticed that the trademark has been filed under two categories: “computer game software” and “online entertainment services.” The chances here are pretty good that whatever Matter
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For many people, the upcoming Venom movie (alongside the success of Deadpool) has stirred hopes that we’d be seeing darker, more violent films with Marvel characters. However, fair or otherwise, some of the wind went out of those sails when Sony revealed that the movie was PG-13. On a recent press tour, Polygon asked director Ruben Fleischer
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At Minecon Earth 2018, Mojang announced that Minecraft‘s next major update will be out sometime in 2019, and will introduce villagers and pillagers to the game. Aptly titled “Village and Pillage,” the update will add eleven new villagers: Librarian, Butcher, Cleric Cartographer, Leatherworker, Fletcher, Shepherd, Farmer, Fisher, Armorer, Toolsmith, and Weaponsmith. Each villager will be
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Internet sleuths have discovered a trademark application for something called “Matter” filed by Destiny and Halo developer, Bungie Inc. It’s a very recent application, dated September 28, 2018. The filing can be found on the European Union Intellectual Property Office’s (EUIPO) website, with the graphic representation above. The application is still under examination, and we
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Calling all Pokémon Trainers! Nintendo and The Pokémon Company International just unveiled a special opportunity to play the Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games for the Nintendo Switch system before they launch on Nov. 16. The cross-country Pokémon: Let’s Go, Road Trip! tour kicked off today in Los Angeles with multi-platinum recording artist, actress and self-proclaimed Pokémon fan Jordin
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The high-profile impending closure of Telltale Games has sparked a conversation about development practices within the video games industry, and their impact on employees. However, Telltale wasn’t the first or the only casualty in the past twelve months. It’s no secret that the industry suffers from a lack of job security. Often, companies will “restructure”
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Patobox, a Kickstarter-funded game from Mexican developer Bromio that’s inspired by surreal comics and Punch-Out, released earlier in 2018 for Steam, and a bit later for the Nintendo Switch and the PlayStation 4. Unfortunately, the Vita version ended up being a bit of an issue. It was more work than originally anticipated to get Patobox running on
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If you’ve been on social media in the last week, you probably know about Bowsette. As a result of the Super Crown introduced in New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe turning Toadette into Peachette, an artist concepted out a Bowsette who undergoes a similar transformation (spoilers for the ending of Super Mario Odyssey). The resulting fervor
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Fans of Birdo, rejoice! With Mario Tennis Aces having been such a smashing success so far, Nintendo has seen fit to offer a reason of free DLC, as you already know. Coming up next in the calendar of characters is Birdo, but there’s a small catch in how you unlock her. Everyone playing Mario Tennis
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To commemorate the recent launch of The World Ends with You: Final Remix in Japan, Square Enix’s Tetsuya Nomura has shared a special piece of artwork and message to fans: “Thanks for a great TGS! Many Kingdom Hearts developers worked on The World Ends with You, whose cast also appeared in Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8
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This is the last week of September, the weather is turning cold, and many of the Game Informer editors are content spending time playing familiar favorites. However, an unfair amount of them already have their hands on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Luckily, the rest of us only have to wait one more week.   What are
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