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Returnal’s Latest Patch Fixes Trophies, Rebalances Biomes

The next generation of games has been slow going when it comes to new releases that push the envelope on both PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. Thankfully, there are some standouts, like Housemarque’s third-person roguelike Returnal. Full of particle effects and unique functionality thanks to the DualSense Controller, it’s the unique PlayStation 5 exclusive that early adopters have been waiting for. However, it’s not perfect yet. Developers at Housemarque have constantly been patching the game...
Tags: Games, Movies, Walmart, Playstation, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Housemarque, ComingSoon, Video Game News, PlayStation 5, Returnal

Agent 47 Gets A Snazzy New Suit In Hitman 3 Pride DLC Trailer

It is time for Agent 47 to give in to his Pride. The second drop of the 7 Deadly Sins DLC package will release on May 10, adding new weapons, a snazzy new suit, and a new Escalation Contract to Hitman 3. The announcement trailer for the DLC shows Agent 47 following the instructions of a mysterious demonic voice rather than his long-time ally Diana Burnwood. It also shows off all the new items up for grabs in the DLC for those who buy just this package or the whole 7 Deadly Sins season. Check ou...
Tags: Games, Movies, Pc, Dlc, Chongqing, Stadia, Video Game News, Diana Burnwood, IO Interactive, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, Hitman III, Escalation Contract to Hitman

Mass Effect Soundtrack Made Free Just in Time For Legendary Edition

BioWare is hoping that they can once again be your favorite developer on the Citadel by releasing a flood of free Mass Effect goodies just in time for the upcoming release of Mass Effect Legendary Edition on modern consoles and PC. Fans can grab the soundtrack to all three games in the classic trilogy on the official Mass Effect website. The album includes one new track composed specifically for the remake collection and 87 tracks from across the trilogy. Those who’d rather just listen via YouT...
Tags: Video, Games, Movies, Citadel, Shepard, Electronic Arts, BioWare, Video Game News, Mass Effect, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Grey Wardens Mass Effect Legendary Edition

Exclusive Trailer: Sean Astin Stars in Video Game Comedy Hero Mode

ComingSoon.net is excited to debut the Hero Mode trailer, which is a family comedy based around game development. It sees a struggling indie game studio turn its luck around after the owner puts her teenage son, who happens to be a coding prodigy, in charge of development. However, the existing employees, including one played by Sean Astin, aren’t pleased about this change. MORE: Netflix’s Castlevania Final Season Photos Tease the End of Times Blue Fox Entertainment is releasing Hero Mode in th...
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Walmart’s Unannounced Game Streaming Service Leaked Via Epic Trial

An unannounced plan for a cloud streaming service from retail giant Walmart leaked out today from the ongoing court battle between Fortnite maker Epic Games and Apple. The service, dubbed Project Storm, would have worked in a similar fashion to Nvidia’s GeForce Now service, allowing users to hook into cloud computers and run games at higher fidelity than what their home machines can allow. Walmart has been working on an unannounced game streaming service, codenamed Project Storm According to V...
Tags: Apple, Games, Movies, Walmart, Epic, Nvidia, Streaming, Epic Games, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Fortnite

Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World Hits PS4 and Switch This Month

The Wonder Boy series continues to expand in the modern era with Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch later this month. This is a full-scale remake of an action-adventure platformer called Monster World IV, originally only released in Japan on the Sega Mega Drive (or Genesis for those in North America). The original release was included in the Genesis Mini in all regions, but this will be the first time the game stands on its own on digital shelves. The remake ...
Tags: Games, Japan, Movies, Nintendo, Playstation 4, North America, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Nintendo Switch, Wonder Boy, Studio Artdink, Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World

Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer Detailed, Coming Next Week

The developers at Bungie have revealed what’s next for Destiny 2, their ongoing massively multiplayer looter shooter. The Season of the Splicer will kick off on May 11 and run until August 24. Over those there and a half months, players can go after three new exotic cosmetics, 30 new and reprised legendary weapons, and a new six-man matchmaking game type called Override. Bungie states in their update that the mode lets players team up to “unlock secrets and steal Vex code.” ALSO: Blizzard Objec...
Tags: Games, Movies, Pc, Playstation 4, Destiny, Bungie, Video Game News, Destiny 2, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, Diablo Fox 's Newest Toon Sitcom Star, Grey Wardens Those

Blizzard Objects to Diablo, Fox’s Newest Toon Sitcom Star

Anyone with a PC and an inkling for action role-playing games will know that the Diablo series is one of the premier ways to grind away the hours slaying demons. The developers at Blizzard have spent decades creating role-playing adventures in the world of Sanctuary, and they have merchandized their franchise so fans can take their love of demon-slaying with them into the real world. Last week, the legal team at Blizzard found it odd that the Fox network was also trying to trademark the term Di...
Tags: Games, TV, Movies, Blizzard, Fox, Elizabeth Banks, TV News, Blizzard Entertainment, Tony Hale, Diablo, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Fox Animation, US Trademark and Patent Office, Housebroken, Diablo Fox

Jump Into PlayStation Now’s May Lineup With Jump Force, Nioh & More!

Sony has informed PlayStation Now subscribers of the three new titles coming to the streaming service this month. Players have their pick from a mashup between the greatest heroes in all of Toonami, a samurai adventure by Team Ninja, and a trip down gang-infested streets of old. All three games will hit the service immediately, adding to the large collection of PS4 and PS3 games already available for streaming on PlayStation 5 and PC. RELATED: Discord Coming to PlayStation Network Early Next Ye...
Tags: Video, Games, Movies, Playstation, Sony, Playstation Now, Ninja Gaiden, Video Game News, Nioh, PS Now, Jump Force, Streets of Rage, Goku Naruto Yusuke Urameshi

Titanfall 2 Sets PC Player Record Five Years After Release

2016’s Titanfall 2 is turning out to be a slow burn when it comes to attracting fans. Receiving huge critical acclaim when it released, the game faced stiff competition from that year’s Battlefield and Call of Duty titles and underperformed when it came to sales. Developers Respawn Entertainment went on to great success with free-to-play battle royale Apex Legends, a game set in the same universe as the Titanfall campaigns. The developer has continued to drop connections to the older games in n...
Tags: Games, Movies, EA, Pc, Steam, Madden NFL, Electronic Arts, Respawn Entertainment, Titanfall, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Respawn

Discord Coming to PlayStation Network Early Next Year

In a surprising turn of events considering Microsoft almost purchased Discord, the chat service announced a deal with Sony that will bring integration to the PlayStation Network starting early next year. RELATED: PlayStation Plus May 2021 Free Games Revealed “At PlayStation, we’re constantly looking for new ways to enable players around the world to connect with one another, form new friendships and communities, and share fun experiences and lasting memories,” announced Sony Interactive Enterta...
Tags: Games, Movies, Microsoft, Playstation, Sony, Playstation Network, Ryan, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jason Citron, Jim Ryan, Video Game News, Discord, PlayStation 5, Stan Vishnevskiy

Netflix Drops Teaser for Animated League of Legends Show, Arcane

The popular League of Legends video game franchise is about to get a major animated adaptation, Arcane. Netflix has debuted the first teaser for the series, which will bow later this year. The show was originally announced as part of the League of Legends 10th Anniversary celebrations. The story targets a 14+ audience, much like the games, allowing the producers to explore some more mature themes. The recently released video features a couple of familiar faces from the franchise, Vi and Jinx. B...
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Activision Statement on Crash 4 Dev Supporting Call of Duty Warzone

UPDATE: Activision has issued a statement denying any layoffs. We apologize for the original headline of “Crash 4 Developers Move to Call of Duty: Warzone Amid Layoffs.” View the full statement below: “Reports of layoffs at Toys For Bob are incorrect. There has not been a reduction in personnel recently at the studio. The development team is operating fully and has a number of full-time job openings at this time.  The studio is excited to continue supporting Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, ...
Tags: Games, Movies, Call Of Duty, Bob, Activision, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Crash Bandicoot

Crash 4 Developers Move to Call of Duty: Warzone Amid Layoffs

Developer Toys for Bob recently caused a stir on social media by tweeting out that they’re starting work helping with the development of Call of Duty: Warzone, a popular battle royale shooter that has quickly become the centerpiece of publisher Activision’s gaming efforts. Toys for Bob released Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time in 2020, a platformer that was highly regarded by fans of the Crash Bandicoot franchise and critics. Coming after excellent remasters of the original Crash Bandicoot tr...
Tags: Games, Movies, Call Of Duty, Bob, Activision, Video Game News, Crash Bandicoot

Borderlands Movie Sets New Additions Including Gina Gershon as Moxxi

Photo by Frank Lovicario/NurPhoto via Getty Images Lionsgate has announced seven new cast additions to director Eli Roth’s upcoming live-action film adaptation of Borderlands as production continues in Hungary. Gina Gershon (Face/Off) and Cheyenne Jackson (American Horror Story) have officially joined the star-studded ensemble cast of Borderlands, portraying the respective roles of Mad Moxxi and Jakobs. In the video games, Moxxi is a non-playable character that owns a number of bars in Pandor...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Lionsgate, Sci-fi, Action, Netflix, Pandora, Hungary, Sony, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Jamie Lee Curtis, Eli Roth, Bobby Lee, Roland

Halo Infinite Announces Full Cross-Play Between PC and Xbox

Microsoft has confirmed that this fall’s biggest Xbox title will be just as big for gamers on PC. Halo Infinite, the long-awaited next title in the saga of Master Chief, will release simultaneously on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S/X. Announced as part of a bigger message about the company’s dedication to PC gaming, the company has announced that Halo players will be able to play together no matter what hardware they’re using for the first time in series history. Age of Empires IVMultiplayer ...
Tags: Games, Movies, Microsoft, Halo, Xbox One, Xbox, ComingSoon, Video Game News, 343 Industries, Halo Infinite, Xbox Series X, Xbox Game Studios

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Gets Series X & PS5 Upgrade This Summer

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was one of the last technical marvels of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Helmed by Apex Legends developer Respawn Entertainment, the game beautifully brings to life the period between the Star Wars prequels and the original trilogy. Now, players old and new can enjoy a fully upgraded take on the journey of Cal Kestis thanks to an upcoming next-gen upgrade on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. Announced in the lead up to the Star Wars Day festivities on May 4, Fallen...
Tags: Star Wars, Games, Movies, Disney, Digital Foundry, Electronic Arts, Respawn Entertainment, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Maya Erskine, Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order

PlayStation Plus May 2021 Free Games Revealed

Sony has revealed which three games PlayStation Plus subscribers can add to their collections this coming May. The PlayStation 5 selection is Wreckfest, a demolition derby/racing game from the fine folks at Bugbear Entertainment and THQ Nordic. On the PlayStation 4 front, players can leap into action on EA’s Battlefield V or try to survive in Stranded Deep. Wreckfest arrives for the first time on PlayStation 5 this May, but it has made more than a few laps around the track on other platforms. P...
Tags: Games, Movies, Tom Hanks, Playstation, Sony, Playstation 4, Castaway, THQ, Video Game News, Playstation Plus, PlayStation 5, Battlefield V, Bugbear Entertainment, Wreckfest, Stranded Deep, Deep Wreckfest

The Last of Us Movie Fell Apart Due to Tacked-on Action Scenes

Famed PlayStation franchise The Last of Us was scheduled to hit the silver screen at one point not long after the first game’s release, but that project evolved into a television adaption for HBO. Original game director Neil Druckmann recently revealed why the team made the change, and it makes sense to anyone familiar with the source material. The studios behind The Last of Us movie wanted big set pieces and action, something that the creators at Naughty Dog felt wasn’t necessary to tell their...
Tags: Games, Hbo, TV, Movies, Sony, TV News, Joel, Ellie, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Neil Druckmann, Druckmann, The Last of Us, Jasmila Zbanic Ali Abbasi

E3 Announces Trio of Hosts for 2021 Digital Showcase

The Electronic Software Association will go ahead with their Electronic Entertainment Expo (more commonly known as E3) in 2021 after skipping 2020 due to world conditions. However, it will not take place in its usual home in the Los Angeles Convention Center. Instead, the game convention of game conventions will be an all-digital showcase hosted by game industry stars Greg Miller, Jacki Jing, and Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez. Greg Miller will certainly be comfortable in the role of E3 host, as the K...
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Super Mario Party Gets Massive Online Update Out of Nowhere

In today’s fast-paced entertainment world, movies, TV shows, and video games are more disposable than ever. The hot new thing on a streaming service one month could be yesterday’s news in just a matter of weeks. That’s why it’s so surprising that Nintendo decided that April 2021 would be a great time to add online to Super Mario Party, a game they released all the way back in October 2018. The eleventh mainline entry in the plumber-centric party game franchise, Super Mario Party, was seen as a ...
Tags: Games, Movies, Nintendo, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Online, Mario Party, Super Mario Party, Nintendo Teams With Fujifilm

Rockstar Games Once Again Selling Midnight Club: Los Angeles on Xbox

Rockstar Games is a company known far and wide for Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption, but it has put out several other popular titles over the years. From Bully to LA Noire, Rockstar has a wide catalog of fan favorites, but none have been as under the radar in recent times as Midnight Club. However, that might change in the near future, as the latest game in the series (Midnight Club: Los Angeles) was recently spotted up for sale again on the Xbox marketplace. Midnight Club Los Angeles ...
Tags: Games, Movies, Los Angeles, Xbox, Rockstar Games, Rockstar, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Red Dead Redemption, Midnight Club, Midnight Club: Los Angeles, LA Noire Rockstar, Xbox marketplace Midnight Club Los, Complete Edition, Play Games Fans of Midnight Club

Domino’s Revives The Noid For New Ads, Crash Bandicoot Crossover

Red-suited Pizza crusher and advertising mascot The Noid has returned. A character not seen in Domino’s advertising since the 1980s, the Noid was created as a physical manifestation of all the challenges inherent in getting a pizza delivered in 30 minutes or less. The Noid was an instant sensation for the few years he was active. Inspiring several video games and other merchandise, he was eventually phased out in the early 1990s due to changing tastes and an unfortunate incident involving a man...
Tags: Amazon, Games, TV, Movies, TV News, Domino, Video Game News, Crash Bandicoot, Richard Hocking, The Noid, Crash Bandicoot: On The Run

Capcom Brings Arcade Stadium, Ghosts ‘n Goblins Remake Beyond Switch

Capcom is pleasing fans of its classic games with two retro releases expanding past their previous home on the Nintendo Switch. Both Capcom Arcade Collection and Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection are headed to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam. Retro enthusiasts will also be able to play these games on current-gen systems like Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 thanks to backward compatibility. In addition to a release on new platforms, Capcom has announced a new batch of arcade classics fo...
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Interview: Life is Strange Comic Writer Emma Vieceli Talks Representation

Dontnod Entertainment and Square Enix’s episodic adventure game Life is Strange became a hit with critics and fans when it was released episodically throughout 2015. Telling the story of Max Caulfield and Chloe Price, it was praised for its unique time manipulation gameplay mechanic and its strong writing. While the game ended with two possible endings, the Titan Comics’ adaptation picks up after Max chose to save Chloe. Featuring parallel worlds, romance triangles and plenty of new and old fac...
Tags: Comics, Games, Movies, Square Enix, Max, Life Is Strange, Max Caulfield, Chloe, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Titan Comics, Dontnod Entertainment and Square Enix, Emma Vieceli, Malin Ryden, Chloe Featuring

Nintendo Teams With Fujifilm for an at Home Pokemon Snap Printer

Fans of the original Pokemon Snap on Nintendo 64 may remember heading down to the local Blockbuster with their cartridge in order to print out real-world representations of the in-game photos they snapped of Pikachu, Electrode, and the rest of the pocket monsters. In 2021, there is only one Blockbuster left, but Nintendo still wants to offer fans the chance to print out their pictures and build out a scrapbook from their digital travels in the Switch’s upcoming New Pokemon Snap. RELATED: Top Te...
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HBO’s The Last of Us Hires Directors Jasmila Zbanic & Ali Abbasi

HBO has announced two of the directors that will helm episodes of the upcoming show based on gaming phenomenon The Last of Us. Oscar nominee Jasmila Zbanic and Ali Abbasi will help bring the PlayStation 3 game to the small screen alongside executive producers Neil Druckmann and Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin, who are writing the project. RELATED: HBO’s The Last of Us Adds Gabriel Luna as Tommy Miller Kantemir Balagov is already set to direct the pilot episode. Both he and recently hired director...
Tags: Games, Hbo, TV, Movies, Netflix, United States, Sony, TV News, Streaming, Cannes film festival, Chernobyl, Sony Pictures Television, Joel, Ellie, Pedro Pascal, Craig Mazin

Sony Teams With Firewalk Studios For New PlayStation Franchise

Sony Interactive Entertainment has a new multiplayer-focused franchise in the works, and they’ve brought in ProbablyMonsters developer Firewalk Studios for the heavy lifting. Announced via the official PlayStation blog this morning, there’s no release date or even a title for the new game, but this original IP is said to be a next-generation AAA production set in a unique new world. Firewalk Studios is one of three developers under the ProbablyMonsters umbrella. Formed in 2018, Firewalk has bee...
Tags: Games, Movies, Playstation, Sony, AAA, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Video Game News, Firewalk, Zero Dawn, PlayStation 5, ProbablyMonsters, Rift Apart, Firewalk Studios, Sony Teams With Firewalk Studios, Tony Hsu

Marvel’s Avengers Launches Tachyon Anomaly Event

Square Enix continues to expand its superhero service game with a new event that lets Marvel’s Avengers players roll deep as a squad of four Iron Men, Incredible Hulks, or Captains America. AIM has tampered with the timeline of Marvel’s gaming universe, creating Tachyon Anomalies that threaten to unravel the fabric of space and time. The Avengers must assemble to take on this threat in a set of newly introduced missions, and they’ll have assistance from other timelines. RELATED: Marvel’s Ave...
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Xbox Reveals Plans for Free Online Multiplayer for Free-to-Play Games

Xbox reveals plans for free online multiplayer for free-to-play games For fans desiring to explore the world of online multiplayer on their Xbox family consoles but not ready to pay for the cost of an Xbox Live Gold membership, the console has announced new plans to allow gamers to experience online multiplayer in free-to-play games at no charge! RELATED: PlayStation Plus Video Pass Listed On Polish Website, Films Announced The console revealed a full list of 50 titles, currently available...
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