How To Get Star Wars Battlefront 2's Deluxe Edition Content, Without Buying It

Apr 25 10:43pm Cinema Blend Games
Star Wars Battlefront II is set to arrive this fall, with a couple of different versions of the game already available for pre-order. If you don't want to pay for all of those extra goodies in the deluxe edition of the game, however, you can actually get your hands on them through other...
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New Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite Trailer Reveals Release Date

Apr 25 10:25pm Cinema Blend Games
The very first story trailer has dropped for the upcoming Marvel Vs Capcom: Infinite, the fourth game in the highly praised crossover series that sees some of Capcom's best doing battle with some of Marvel's strongest. The trailer is two minutes of pure excitement.
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New Sonic Forces Gameplay Video Looks Like The Sonic We Know And Love

Apr 25 9:45pm Cinema Blend Games
The latest footage from Sonic Forces has hit the internet, showing off the titular hedgehog in all of his 2D platforming glory. And you know what? The gameplay continues to impress us.
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Overwatch character D.Va joins the Heroes of the Storm roster

Apr 25 6:09pm Gaming–Digital Trends
The massive 2.0 update for Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm has arrived and it comes with news of the next upcoming hero: Overwatch's D.Va. For now, there is plenty to do in Heroes of the Storm thanks to the new update. The post ‘Overwatch’ character D.Va joins the ‘Heroes of the Storm’ roster appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Splatoon's Last Multiplayer Event May Have An Impact On Splatoon 2

Apr 25 6:00pm Cinema Blend Games
There appears to be a growing segment of the Splatoon community convinced that the last multiplayer event for the original game on the Wii U may have had an impactful effect on the story mode for Splatoon 2.
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Nvidias latest GeForce drivers get you ready for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Apr 25 5:54pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Nvidia has released version GeForece 381.89 WHQL drivers with enhanced performance for Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, Heroes of the Storm 2.0, Batman: Arkham VR, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, and Wilson's Heart. The post Nvidia’s latest GeForce drivers get you ready for ‘Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Mario Kart Was Originally Going To Be A Very Different Game

Apr 25 5:18pm Cinema Blend Games
We've been seeing a lot of news lately about Mario Kart leading up to the release of the first Mario Kart game making its way to Nintendo's newest home console and portable device- the Switch. Now a bit of news has surfaced revealing that the game was originally going to be...
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Enjoy crisp, lag-free gaming with the ViewSonic 27-inch monitor, now $83 off

Apr 25 4:47pm Gaming–Digital Trends
With the ViewSonic 27-inch monitor, you no longer have to suffer from annoying screen-tearing and frustrating input lag. This 1080p monitor features AMD FreeSync technology, and is now just $157 on Amazon after an $83 discount. The post Enjoy crisp, lag-free gaming with the ViewSonic 27-inch monitor, now $83 off appeared first on Digital Trends.
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The best gaming headset you can buy

Apr 25 3:48pm Gaming–Digital Trends
A great gaming headset has become a necessity for video game players of all levels. Check out our list for the best headsets you can buy, and get a few tips on how to find the best fit for your setup. The post The best gaming headset you can buy appeared first on Digital Trends.
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The Success Of Resident Evil 7 Has Delayed The Game's DLC

Apr 25 3:05pm Cinema Blend Games
We found out today that the planned DLC for Resident Evil VII is going to take longer than expected to get to market. Thankfully, the reason is a good one.
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Watch inaugural Tribeca Games Festival featuring Hideo Kojima right here

Apr 25 1:42pm Gaming–Digital Trends
The inaugural Tribeca Games Festival runs April 28-29. Check out the schedule of speakers -- including keynote addresses from Hideo Kojima and Ken Levine -- and bookmark this page to watch it with us. The post Watch inaugural Tribeca Games Festival featuring Hideo Kojima right here appeared first on Digital Trends.
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SuperHot, Wilsons Heart, and The Unspoken are free in Nvidia VR bundle

Apr 25 1:41pm Gaming–Digital Trends
SuperHot, The Unspoken, and Wilson's Heart are all free if you purchase an Nvidia GTX 10 series graphics card alongside an Oculus Rift headset. It's expensive, but free games are always welcome. The post ‘SuperHot,’ ‘Wilson’s Heart,’ and ‘The Unspoken’ are free in Nvidia VR bundle appeared first on Digital Trends.
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AMD slips up as leak indicates its Vega GPUs are coming this quarter

Apr 25 1:21pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Until now, AMD hasn't provided information on when its next generation Vega GPUs might be officially introduced. Today, it appears that AMD might have let the cat out of the bag, indicating that Vega will arrive this quarter. The post AMD slips up as leak indicates its Vega GPUs are coming ‘this quarter’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Original X-COM designer crowdfunds a spiritual successor, Phoenix Point

Apr 25 1:15pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Phoenix Point, a strategy game from X-COM creator Julian Gollop, has begun a crowdfunding campaign on Fig with a goal of $500,000. The game is a spiritual successor to the original X-COM. The post Original X-COM designer crowdfunds a spiritual successor, ‘Phoenix Point’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Overwatch to add three new maps this year, experiments in the works

Apr 25 12:32pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Overwatch currently has three multiplayer maps planned for release in 2017, as well as other nonstandard locations. It's unclear if these unique maps will also arrive by the end of the year. The post ‘Overwatch’ to add three new maps this year, ‘experiments’ in the works appeared first on Digital Trends.
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AMD puts two GPUs and 32GB of RAM on its latest Radeon Pro Duo graphics card

Apr 25 11:26am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Card combines two Polaris GPUs for $999, launches in May.
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Free Not a Hero DLC for Resident Evil 7 delayed over quality concerns

Apr 25 9:58am Gaming–Digital Trends
Not a Hero, a piece of free DLC for Resident Evil 7, has been delayed by Capcom over quality concerns, with no new date given. The game originally launched in January to rave reviews. The post Free ‘Not a Hero’ DLC for ‘Resident Evil 7’ delayed over quality concerns appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Heroes of the Storm: 2,490 matches later, heres why I cant stop playing

Apr 25 8:44am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Blizzard releases major HotS 2.0 update today, hoping lightning strikes twice.
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Sega built a real Warhammer 40K Power Fist, then let me smash things with it

Apr 25 8:34am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Real-life 3000psi Power Fist smash good. Real good.
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Ars is teaming up with GOG and its gonna be awesome

Apr 25 8:00am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
And to kick it off, everybody gets a free copy of The Witcher: Enhanced Edition.
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A chat with Ron Howard after watching his Einstein series premiere

Apr 25 7:00am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
As anti-science rhetoric looms, Howard's new series reminds us that history repeats.
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Jackbox Party Pack 4 Coming This Fall

Apr 24 9:40pm Cinema Blend Games
Every iteration of the Jackbox Party Pack has been a hit, so it's not all that surprising that Jackbox Games will be bringing a fourth collection to gamers later this year.
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Does This Bayonetta Update Mean Vanquish Is Coming To PC?

Apr 24 9:28pm Cinema Blend Games
Sega sure does love messing with its fans. About a week after launching Bayonetta on PC (following a pretty clever tease of the project), it looks like they might be teasing the next big PC launch via Bayonetta itself.
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Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Has An Insane Load Time

Apr 24 9:20pm Cinema Blend Games
Load times in games have always been an issue for a lot of gamers. Over the years the load times have greatly dwindled, so much so that most people don't even talk about them... well, until now. There's an insane load time for when you boot up Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, and not everybody is...
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Silicon Valley season 4 starts by teetering on the edge of repetition

Apr 24 8:56pm Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
The old boss wants a new project. Will it lead to new comedy?...
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This Bayonetta 3 Rumor Seems Like A Real Stretch

Apr 24 8:44pm Cinema Blend Games
Sega and Platinum have been acting a little odd lately with their promotion of Bayonetta on PC. Why is it odd? Well, some of their behavior has led people to believe that Bayonetta 3 could be on the horizon, even though it seems like a real stretch.
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How Long Before The Fan Made 2D Version Of Breath Of The Wild Gets Taken Down?

Apr 24 5:26pm Cinema Blend Games
A fan-made 2D version of the Nintendo Switch and Wii U outing of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has made its way into the public sphere. Now there's already a countdown as to when Nintendo will step in and shut the project down.
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Fan project makes 2D Breath of the Wild prototype a reality

Apr 24 5:16pm Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Enjoy it now, because history suggests Nintendo will shut it down quickly.
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The Jackbox Party Pack 4 will bring the return of fan favorite Fibbage

Apr 24 4:57pm Gaming–Digital Trends
The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is coming later this year, and it will bring the return of fan-favorite game Fibbage, along with several other currently unannounced games. The third bundle recently hit the Nintendo Switch. The post ‘The Jackbox Party Pack 4’ will bring the return of fan favorite ‘Fibbage’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Fallout Is Getting A Tabletop Game

Apr 24 4:51pm Cinema Blend Games
Bethesda seems to have taken Fallout into the mainstream since the release of Fallout 4 back in 2015, along with the uber-popular mobile game Fallout Shelter. The company is now following up that momentum with a brand new way to play Fallout... as a tabletop...
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Outlast 2 review

Apr 24 3:15pm Gaming–Digital Trends
When a game only does one thing, it had better do that thing extremely well. When it comes to making you feel helpless and alone, Outlast 2 is that game. The post ‘Outlast 2’ review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Flinthook review

Apr 24 3:12pm Gaming–Digital Trends
‘Flinthook’ is nostalgia done right and a masterclass in retro-styled 2D platforming, but its tightly balanced gameplay is at odds with its roguelike structure. The post ‘Flinthook’ review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Bayonetta developers reveal games odd secrets, inspirations

Apr 24 2:37pm Gaming–Digital Trends
PlatinumGames revealed a few secrets about the original Bayonetta, including why the main character has a mole on her face -- a detail that definitely warranted a narrative explanation. The post ‘Bayonetta’ developers reveal game’s odd secrets, inspirations appeared first on Digital Trends.
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PlayStation 4 vs. PS4 Slim: The more things change, the more they stay the same

Apr 24 2:35pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Sony has unveiled the smaller, sleeker PlayStation 4 Slim, a the replacement to the original console. But just how much of a replacement is it? Our spec comparison will give you a detailed breakdown of both systems' hardware and power. The post PlayStation 4 vs. PS4 ‘Slim’: The more things change, the more they stay the same appeared first on Digital Trends.
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SK Hynix may work with Nvidia to produce GDDR6 memory chips in early 2018

Apr 24 2:19pm Gaming–Digital Trends
SK Hynix announced on Monday that it will begin mass producing an 8Gb GDDR6 memory chip in early 2018, and it may be working with Nvidia. The technology will reportedly be used on Nvidia's next-generation Volta products in early 2018. The post SK Hynix may work with Nvidia to produce GDDR6 memory chips in early 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Fallout: Wasteland Warfare brings the apocalypse to the tabletop

Apr 24 1:28pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Modiphius Entertainment, the company behind popular board game adaptations like Pandemic and Thunderbirds, has announced a new game coming this summer: Fallout Wasteland Warfare, based on the popular franchise. The post ‘Fallout: Wasteland Warfare’ brings the apocalypse to the tabletop appeared first on Digital Trends.
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The Big Problem Gamers Have With Modern Warfare Remastered's New DLC Map Pack

Apr 24 1:26pm Cinema Blend Games
The re-release of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare was one of the big things that helped lure in sales for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, but there appears to be a problem that gamers have with the DLC map pack that Activision released for the remastered version of the game.
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Rick And Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality Trailer Gives Us Everything We Want In VR Gaming

Apr 24 1:23pm Cinema Blend Games
We knew that a new game was in the works based on the Rick and Morty television show, and we already knew it was in development from Owlchemy Labs, but now we have some brand new gameplay that shows us everything we could have ever wanted out of VR gaming.
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An Attempt To Put Red Dead Redemption Inside GTA 5 Has Ended, Here's Why

Apr 24 1:20pm Cinema Blend Games
Modders love the challenge of iterating old content into new games, or fixing up assets so gamers can experience titles in full HD or ultra HD. However, in one particular case the modders were met with road blocks from Take-Two Interactive when they attempted to put Red Dead Redemption's...
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Fan brings to life a 2D version of Nintendos Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Apr 24 1:12pm Gaming–Digital Trends
A fan has turned Nintendo 2D The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild prototype into a free playable game, complete with several new features like improved physics and a quick-swap menu. The post Fan brings to life a 2D version of Nintendo’s ‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Introversion debuts exploration game Scanner Sombre in surprise release

Apr 24 12:23pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Introversion has announced a brand-new game out of the blue that's releasing in just a few days' time. It's called Scanner Sombre and its aesthetic is very distinctive, delivering the world's visuals through points of light. The post Introversion debuts exploration game ‘Scanner Sombre’ in surprise release appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Call of Duty: WWII will take the series back to an earlier era of warfare

Apr 24 12:18pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Activision has confirmed rumors that Call of Duty: WWII is the next game in the series, taking the action back to World War II and the D-Day invasion. The series hasn't seen any World War II content since 2010. The post ‘Call of Duty: WWII’ will take the series back to an earlier era of warfare appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Puyo Puyo Tetris: Our first take

Apr 24 12:15pm Gaming–Digital Trends
With a wide range of engaging content for both solo and multiplayer, ‘Puyo Puyo Tetris’ fuses two all-time classic puzzlers and manages to make both feel fresh again. The post ‘Puyo Puyo Tetris’: Our first take appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Intel Optane 32GB review

Apr 24 12:15pm Gaming–Digital Trends
Intel’s heralded Optane Memory is finally available in consumer devices, in the form of 16GB and 32GB cache drives meant to pair with a hard disk. Is this all-new hardware a rival to solid state drives? The post Intel Optane 32GB review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Netflix slaps additional $1 billion on the price tag of producing more original content

Apr 24 10:26am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
More people will pay for original content like House of Cards.
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Decrypted: The Expanse Its part of the equation now

Apr 24 9:06am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Season two of show—and our podcast—reaches the final episode.
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Sony celebrates PaRappa the Rappers 20th birthday with a huge PS4 controller

Apr 23 7:16pm Gaming–Digital Trends
The original PaRappa the Rapper game was released in the U.S. 20 years ago, and Sony has now created a giant controller to celebrate the game's anniversary, as well as its remastered release on PS4. The post Sony celebrates PaRappa the Rapper’s 20th birthday with a huge PS4 controller appeared first on Digital Trends.
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When The Nintendo Switch May Be Available Again At Best Buy

Apr 23 2:49pm Cinema Blend Games
The Nintendo Switch has been one of the most popular gaming items to release in recent years. So popular in fact that every single major retailer in the United States has been sold out of the Switch since its release on March 3rd. Well, that could soon be changing at Best Buy.
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How To Get Kentucky Route Zero For Free

Apr 23 2:13pm Cinema Blend Games
If you act quickly, you can get your hands on one of the most intriguing episodic games in recent memory, Kentucky Route Zero.
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A Transformers Actor May Be In The Next Call Of Duty Game

Apr 23 2:10pm Cinema Blend Games
Now that we know Call of Duty: World War II is definitely happening, series fans have started clamoring for any additional details that can be dug up concerning plot, characters, in-game locales, etc. Due to some recent cyber sleuthing, folks may have actually discovered one of the stars...
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Nintendo's Super Bomberman R Has Made Some Improvements

Apr 23 11:03am Cinema Blend Games
One of the launch titles for the Nintendo Switch was the highly under-marketed Super Bomberman R from Konami. The company may be going through a perpetually negative marketing phase with gamers over the Kojima incident, but they're still committed to improving their games.
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Dark Souls 3 Complete Edition Is Here

Apr 23 10:56am Cinema Blend Games
Now that Dark Souls is done and complete, Bandai Namco has decided to make one last and final effort to get gamers to buy into the series by releasing a complete edition for the home consoles and PC. The complete edition contains all the previously released DLC in one affordable...
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Latest Image Comics masterpiece lands in world of lucid dreams and regrets

Apr 23 10:00am Opposable Thumbs – Ars Technica
Turn the pages to discover so many gorgeous fragments of fully realized worlds.
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Why Super Mario Kart First Included Items

Apr 22 5:43pm Cinema Blend Games
The Mario Kart series has managed to separate itself from every other game out there, and even set a trend thanks to the way the game utilizes items during the races. Well, for the first time in a long time, producer Shigeru Miyamoto explains exactly why they decided to use items in the...
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Xbox Games With Gold For May Brings Lots Of Star Wars

Apr 22 5:38pm Cinema Blend Games
We're only a week out from May kicking off, which means it's once again time to take a look at what titles will be joining the Games with Gold collection on Xbox One and Xbox 360. We've got the usual dose of four entries next month with a healthy injection of force-related shenanigans.
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