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E3 2018: Star Fox and Starlink Crossover Announced at Ubisoft E3 Event E3 2018: Star Fox and Starlink Crossover Announced at Ubisoft E3 Event
- June 12, 2018

Starlink: Battle for Atlas launches on October 16 for Switch, PS4 and Xbox One. Alongside the announcements mentioned above, Ubisoft released a new trailer for the game featuring the Star Fox for the Switch. Be careful, as space is a hostile environment and will present many challenges. Each ship, weapon, and character has unique abilities and attributes to consider, so you'll want to be able to swap pieces in and out as you go. (more...)
Black Ops 3 is a bonus free game on PlayStation Plus Black Ops 3 is a bonus free game on PlayStation Plus
- June 12, 2018

It's to get Black Ops fans primed for the upcoming release of Black Ops 4 , coming this fall. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is set to be released on October 12, 2018, and will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. Black Ops 3 is basically a bonus free game, as it joins XCOM 2 and Trials Fusion (and a few others) as June's PS Plus line-up. If you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you can download the game for free from today. (more...)
The More Powerful Mazda Miata We've Dreamt About Is Coming The More Powerful Mazda Miata We've Dreamt About Is Coming
- June 12, 2018

That's a significant boost over the 2018 model which is rated at 157 PS (115 kW / 155 hp) and 200 Nm (148 lb-ft) of torque in the United States. Starting under the hood, the 2.0-liter SKYACTIV-G engine has been "drastically revised" as it has been equipped with an optimized air intake, new cylinder heads, revised pistons and different connecting rods. (more...)
'Fallout 76' Teases a New Vault to Explore in Latest Trailer
- June 12, 2018

As the game title and trailer suggest, Fallout 76 will revolve around Vault 76, which is a vault that already exists within the Fallout Universe and stands apart in that it was set to open much, much earlier than most of the Vault-Tec shelters. (more...)
E3 2018: Resident Evil 2 HD Remake Gets Trailer & Release Date E3 2018: Resident Evil 2 HD Remake Gets Trailer & Release Date
- June 12, 2018

It's unclear exactly how the Resident Evil 2 remake will be enhanced on Xbox One X, but fans can expect similar improvements when playing the game on a PS4 Pro. The remake of the title will be different, switching to a new modern third-person perspective. Face the grotesque hordes - Zombies are brought to life with a horrifyingly realistic wet gore effect as they react in real time taking instant visible damage, making every bullet count. (more...)
E3 2018: The Last of Us Part II Gets Gameplay Reveal
- June 12, 2018

At long last, we got another good look at what the gameplay looks like, and it was absolutely fantastic and absolutely vicious. What started off rather nicely at a dance quickly descended into bloody murder with Ellie escaping from bandits. (more...)
Square Enix’s E3 Presentation Leaves Audiences Asking: Is This It? Square Enix’s E3 Presentation Leaves Audiences Asking: Is This It?
- June 12, 2018

It's fine if Square Enix didn't have enough material to put on a unique 30-minutes presentation, but that doesn't mean you should put old footage into it. It's a free episode in the Life is unusual universe from Dontnod Entertainment for PS4, Xbox One, and Steam. It was nice to see Dragon Quest XI in the spotlight, a series that often doesn't enjoy its share of mainstream. (more...)
Monster Hunter World will cross-over with Final Fantasy 14 Monster Hunter World will cross-over with Final Fantasy 14
- June 12, 2018

That's right, the two games have been mashed together into a pulpy mix, giving us what Square Enix and Capcom wants us to think is the best of both worlds, quite literally. We also saw one of Monster Hunter's Palicoes, those cute little cat helpers who follow you around on hunts, so maybe FF14 is getting a Palico minion? And it won't be long before we can experience the content for ourselves. (more...)
The Crew 2 open beta kicks off next week The Crew 2 open beta kicks off next week
- June 12, 2018

You can sign up via the beta link and a Uplay account. Ubisoft announced a date for The Crew 2 open beta during its E3 2018 presentation . It showed off yet another look at the racing game's four main disciplines: street race, rally raid, powerboat, and aerobatics. (more...)
E3 2018: Sony Reveals Control, Alan Wake Dev's New Game E3 2018: Sony Reveals Control, Alan Wake Dev's New Game
- June 12, 2018

The game is billed as a "sandbox-style, gameplay-driven experience" and is built on their proprietary Northlight engine. Game director Mikael Kasurinen had the following to say about Control . It shows off our unique ability to build compelling worlds while providing a new player-driven way to experience them. Control will head to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. (more...)
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle: Donkey Kong Adventure Releases on June 26
- June 12, 2018

A trailer showing the new gameplay was released separately online. Giving him the ability to pick up and throw enemies, allies, explosive sentries, or even pieces of cover around the map, it opens up new ways for creative players to devastate their enemies. (more...)
E3 2018: Transference Trailer Shows Off More Spooky Simulations
- June 12, 2018

There had been relatively little noise about the title since, but we have a much firmer idea of what to expect as Elijah Wood took to the stage to enlighten us on what to expect from the game coming from Ubisoft and his production company, Spectrevision . (more...)
E3 2018: Death Stranding Trailer Blew Our Minds and Confused Our Senses
- June 12, 2018

If you want to know the part of this trailer where I said "what the fuck?" out loud, it's when Norman Reedus uses his fetus as a weird lamp. Although it posed more questions than it answered, it definitely showed that Kojima unchained from the Metal Gear franchise is an even better storyteller than we thought. (more...)
Just Dance 2019 Coming Later This Year Just Dance 2019 Coming Later This Year
- June 12, 2018

Like previous games, it's going to be all about dancing on your own or with friends. Just keep in mind to mark your calendars fans, because October 5th is where it'll be at on PS4, XB1, Switch, Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360. Join the biggest online dance party in the revamped World Dance Floor, and compete to win rewards. No details about Just Dance 2019 were revealed, however, so we don't know about the track list, release date, or platforms. (more...)
E3 2018: Trials Rising Crashes onto PS4 Next Year E3 2018: Trials Rising Crashes onto PS4 Next Year
- June 12, 2018

It releases on PS4, Xbox One , Nintendo Switch , and PC in February 2019. "Experience the excitement of motocross racing as you take on your competition on insane tracks around the world and explore the limitless content from the trials community." the announcement trailer blurb reads. (more...)
E3 2018: Development Still Hasn't Really Started on Beyond Good & Evil 2 E3 2018: Development Still Hasn't Really Started on Beyond Good & Evil 2
- June 12, 2018

As a huge, huge fan of Beyond Good and Evil , I am fascinated to see how they present Jade as evil, without that being jarring compared to who she is in the original game. More was happening on the stage though. Ubisoft is working with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt's hitRECord crowdsourced content network to come up with ideas for the sequel to its popular Beyond Good and Evil game. (more...)
EA and Bioware release new Anthem trailers EA and Bioware release new Anthem trailers
- June 12, 2018

The idea of adding a competitive multiplayer mode onto an otherwise strictly cooperative game also isn't unheard of. Madden 19 features a new player control system thanks to "Real Play Motion Technology". The Extraction game mode is set to return as well. According to Comingcoone.net , EA and BioWare have announced the official Anthem release date! Star Wars: Battlefront 2 may not have had the best year, but DICE is determined to win fans back. (more...)
The Division 2 adds raids; E3 2018 cinematic trailer The Division 2 adds raids; E3 2018 cinematic trailer
- June 12, 2018

Unlike the first game, the development team at Massive is placing a huge focus on endgame content. The Division 2's Year One content was showcased, there will be there three episodes and each one will include a new title update and world event but the biggest announcement is that all these DLC packs will be completely free for players to download. (more...)
Apple bans cryptocurrency mining from its app stores Apple bans cryptocurrency mining from its app stores
- June 12, 2018

The move comes at a time when 'cryptojacking' , a malware attack wherein malicious attackers scrumptiously hijack a computer or a phone's computing power to mine cryptocurrencies , is a growing menace. The technology giant reversed its stance soon after, despite pulling moves like removing multi-cryptocurrency wallet Jaxx after its disapproval of Dash in 2016. (more...)
Star Fox is back in 'Starlink: Battle for Atlas'
- June 12, 2018

Lead a group of interstellar pilots as you build your own starship, explore the Atlas Star System, and battle the vile Grax and his Forgotten Legion. "We are excited to give players a deeper look at Starlink: Battle for Atlas , the first all-new property from Ubisoft Toronto", said the studio's creative director, Laurent Malville. (more...)