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You Can Sign Up to Test Sony's PS5 Beta Software Before 'Major' Update Coming Soon

Sony says it has a “major” software update coming for the PS5 later this year, so to help test out the new software before it gets officially released, you can now sign up for a today PS5 software beta program. Read more...
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Making Mass Effect Recognize My Queerness Was Worth the Wait

Coming into Bioware’s recent release of its beloved sci-fi saga Mass Effect in Mass Effect: Legendary Edition, I knew that I wanted to re-experience the video games’ journey in a way I had tried and failed to as a young teenager: to cast my Commander Shepard as a proud, gay man. Doing so was a reward in and of itself,…Read more...
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Five Nights at Freddy's creator Scott Cawthon is retiring after facing a backlash for donating to Trump and other Republicans

"Five Nights at Freddy's"/Scott Cawthon Five Nights at Freddy's Scott Cawthon is retiring amid uproar over his donations to GOP lawmakers. Last week, fans called out his donations to former president Donald Trump and other Republicans. At the time, Cawthon said he's a Republican, adding "If I get cancelled, then I get cancelled." See more stories on Insider's business page. Five Nights at Freddy's creator Scott Cawthon is retiring after facing backlash for donating to...
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Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer: Seasonal and weekly challenges (week 6)

Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer brings a new series of weekly and seasonal challenges to complete. Here are all the challenges through week 6.
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Trends, Bungie, Destiny 2, Gaming Guides, Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer

Why You’re Probably Not Getting a Switch Pro This Year

Nintendo packed a lot of news into its relatively tight E3 presentation, with sneak peeks at upcoming games like Metroid Dread, WarioWare: Get It Together, Breath of the Wild 2, and even a remake for Advance Wars 1 and 2. But one of the most anticipated Nintendo products, the Switch Pro, was a no-show, and it’s…Read more...
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Nintendo slipped some surprises into its annual showcase, including a new 2D 'Metroid' game and a mini, handheld console. Here are the 6 most interesting things fans can expect from the iconic brand through next year.

Nintendo Nintendo just showcased a handful of huge new games coming to the Switch. From the next major "Zelda" to a surprise new "Metroid," Nintendo made some major announcements. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. 1. Critically, Nintendo gave fans what they were hoping for: Footage of the sequel to "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild." The game is expected to arrive in 2022, and it looks like things have changed in Hyrule. Nintendo hasn't even put ...
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Features, Nintendo, Zelda, Switch, Mario Bros, The Legend Of Zelda, Nintendo Nintendo, Metroid, Ben Gilbert, Nintendo Direct, Tech Insider, Nintendo Switch

Nintendo is Going to Bleed Fans Dry With Game & Watches Featuring Every Classic Franchise

As much as we loved Nintendo’s Game & Watch revival featuring the original Super Mario Bros., we regretted the handheld’s limited selection of games. Today the company revealed a follow-up with the Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda that includes four games instead, but it now seems very likely that Nintendo might…Read more...
Tags: Science, Game, Video Games, Nintendo, Link, Super Mario Bros, Zelda, Mario Bros, The Legend Of Zelda, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Watch, Princess Zelda, Video Game Characters, Video Games Developed In Japan, Single Player Video Games, Action Adventure Games

Cool Stuff: Celebrate ‘The Simpsons’ with the Classic Video Game Cabinet from Arcade1Up

If you’re a kid of the 1990s, then you probably plugged way too many quarters into the Simpsons arcade game. Created by Konami, the classic side-scrolling brawler let you play as Homer, Marge, Bart, or Lisa as the family fought various Springfield villains to get back a kidnapped Maggie. Soon, you can bring back the memories of smashing those buttons and pushing that joystick with Arcade1Up’s home version of The Simpsons, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the beloved game. Arcade1Up The Si...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Video Games, Fox, Animation, Cool Stuff, Bart, Springfield, Lisa, Konami, The-Simpsons, Marge Bart, Arcade 1Up, Maggie Soon

E3 2021's Most Nerdtastic Video Game Announcements (So Far)

The covid-19 vaccine might be coaxing more people to get out of the house, but video games are doing their darndest to make them stay put. This year’s E3 has unveiled looks at several exciting releases—one or more of which may feature a “butt stallion.”Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Nintendo, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Chris Pratt, Avengers, Doctor Strange, George Rr Martin, Square Enix, Psychonauts, Tina, Davy Jones, Wakanda, Resident Evil, Diablo II, Windows Games

Forget about the Xbox: Microsoft is all-in on its 'Netflix for gaming' subscription service

Concept art for "Starfield," the next major game from Microsoft-owned Bethesda Game Studios. It will arrive on Game Pass at launch, Microsoft says. Microsoft/Bethesda Game Studios The focus of Microsoft's big annual Xbox briefing this year was games, from "Halo" to "Starfield." A not-so-subtle message was highlighted throughout: Play all of these games on Xbox Game Pass. Of the 30 games shown, 27 will be available on Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass service. Visit the Business section of...
Tags: Gaming, Media, Microsoft, Video Games, Entertainment, Halo, Trends, Analysis, Netflix, Xbox, Phil Spencer, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Xbox Game Pass, Game Pass, Starfield

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Video Game Trailer: This Looks Much Better Than ‘The Avengers’ Video Game

The Avengers were at the center of a new video game last year that ended up being quite the disappointment for Marvel fans. Thankfully, it looks like the game creators at Squre Enix are going to redeem themselves this year with a new Guardians of the Galaxy video game. It may not be inspired by the versions of the characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but if you watch the Guardians of the Galaxy video game trailer below, you’ll see it has much of the same attitude and style, including a ...
Tags: Movies, Video Games, Marvel, Sci-fi, Guardians Of The Galaxy, James Gunn, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Entertainment Weekly, Dlc, Joan Jett, Enix, Peter Quill, Comic Book/Superhero, Eidos Montreal, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

‘Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora’ Trailer: James Cameron’s Sci-Fi Hit is Getting a Huge Open-World Video Game

It’s been over a decade since Avatar hit theaters, and we’re still waiting for James Cameron to deliver the sequels that he promised so long ago. But when Avatar 2 arrives next year, we’ll be getting double the dose of Pandora thanks to a new video game. Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is a new open-world video game from Ubisoft, the creators of Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry, putting players in the lush world of Pandora where they can explore the vibrant world and protect if from the destructive Re...
Tags: Movies, Video Games, Sci-fi, Pandora, Avatar, Sequels, Ubisoft, James-Cameron, 20th Century Fox, Luna, RDA, Assassin, Disney/Pixar, Massive Entertainment, Lightstorm Entertainment, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

From a new 'Halo' game to the long-awaited 'Starfield,' Xbox just showcased a huge slate of new games coming to its consoles

Concept art for "Starfield." Microsoft/Bethesda Game Studios Major upcoming Xbox games like "Halo Infinite" and "Starfield" were shown in detail on Sunday. Microsoft held its annual Xbox briefing, which was focused on the Xbox Game Pass subscription service. The presentation is part of the game industry's annual trade show, E3, which is taking place virtually. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. 1. The highly-anticipated new Bethesda project 'Starfield' was give...
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Video Games, Entertainment, Halo, Trends, Pc, Features, Xbox, Bethesda, Bethesda Game Studios, Phil Spencer, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Xbox Game Pass

New fan edit of the 90s SUPER MARIO BROS movie restores 20 minutes of lost footage

There aren't many great movies inspired by video games. But even among of the worst of them, none stand out for their wild ambition quite like 1993's Super Mario Bros., a bizarrely surrealist cyberpunk nightmare with dinosaurs starring Bob Hoskins, Dennis Hopper, and John Leguizamo. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Video Games, Super Mario Bros, Mario, Super Mario, Mario Bros, John Leguizamo, Video Game Art, Fan Edit, B Movies, Mario And Chill, Absurdist Video Games, Classic Video Games, Bob Hoskins Dennis Hopper

How to watch E3 2021: The biggest gaming event of the year starts this Saturday and continues through June 15

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Christian Petersen/Getty E3 2021, gaming's largest annual event, starts June 12 and runs through June 15. Industry leaders like Nintendo, Microsoft, Ubisoft, and Capcom will deliver world premiere trailers. All of E3's keynote presentations will stream live and gamers can participate in the event for free. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky E3, the video game industry's largest annual confe...
Tags: Reviews, Verizon, Gaming, Microsoft, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Tech, Xbox, Nba, Nintendo, Pokemon, XCOM, Ubisoft, Grand Theft Auto, Zelda

11 PlayStation exclusive games that make the PS5 worth buying

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. "Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart" is one of the few games that requires a PS5 to play. "Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart" / Sony Sony is publishing dozens of exclusive games to maintain the popularity of the PlayStation 5. While future games will be designed to make the most of the PS5, many will work on PS4 too. We've compiled a list of new and upcoming PS5 games, excluding ones you can also play on PC or ...
Tags: Reviews, Gaming, Video Games, New York City, Trends, Tech, Features, Playstation, United States, Sony, Gran Turismo, Miles, Ratchet, Yosemite Valley, Astro, Miles Morales

Netflix's Resident Evil Live-Action Show Casts Lance Reddick as Wesker

We’ve been hearing so much recently about Netflix’s CG animated Resident Evil series, Infinite Darkness, that it can be tough to remember that the streaming service also has a in the works, too. But, thanks to Netflix’s Geeked Week, we finally our first major news about the show: FringeRead more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Films, Netflix, Jason, Leon, John Wick, Paola, Lance Reddick, Resident Evil, Windows Games, Wesker, Andrew Dabb, Claire Redfield, Ella Balinska, Nick Apostolides

Netflix's Castlevania Is Getting a Spin-Off Series

The final day of Netflix’s “Geeked Week” began with some very welcome news. The team behind the Castlevania anime is officially, thankfully, and wisely returning to the world of the video games for another series, this time starring fan-favorite characters Richter Belmont and Maria Renard.Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Sports, Netflix, Platform Games, Simon, Rondo, Dracula, Annette, Human Interest, Alucard, Windows Games, Fictional Characters, Trevor Belmont, Richter Belmont, Maria Renard

Netflix’s ‘The Witcher’ Series Seems to Be Plotting Something With ‘The Witcher’ Video Game Developers

The Witcher, the Netflix show based on a series of novels that also inspired a smash hit video game franchise, has become a big hit. People seem to genuinely dig the show, and sure, most of them are probably watching to ogle Henry Cavill, but that counts, too, damn it. But if you’re a fan of both the games and the show, and you’ve spent your days hoping for some sort of crossover event, you just might be on the cusp of having your wish granted. So you better think up a better wish, fast. And no...
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Destiny 2: How to unlock the Null Composure seasonal ritual weapon

Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer brings a new ritual weapon. Here's how to unlock the Null Composure fusion rifle in Season of the Splicer.
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Trends, Destiny, Bungie, Destiny 2, Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer

The Guns of Battlefield 2042: New and Old Friends on the Battlefield

Battlefield 2042 has just been announced as the sixth instalment of the extremely popular Battlefield multiplayer first-person shooter video game. Each instalment of the game has featured a slightly different theme from the last with the previous instalment, Battlefield V, set during WW2, which featured a smorgasbord of WW2 era weapons and attachments. This time around, players will […] Read More … The post The Guns of Battlefield 2042: New and Old Friends on the Battlefield appeared first on T...
Tags: Guns, Video Games, Daily News, Rifles, Other Gear & Gadgets, NGSW, SIG MCX Spear, Battlefield 2042, Video Games and Guns

Despite a soaring stock price, GameStop is still facing major issues - and the company's new leadership won't say how it plans to fix the ailing video game retailer

A man walks in front of a GameStop store in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of New York City in January, 2021. Nick Zieminski/Reuters GameStop's stock value remains absurdly high as retail investors hold their positions. That stock value is completely disconnected from the business of GameStop. The ailing game retailer is in the middle of a "transformation," but new leadership isn't talking plans. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Forget about the absurdly hi...
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GameStop just named an Amazon alum as its new CEO, the latest in a string of executive appointments hailing from the e-commerce giant

Customers line up for the launch of "Grand Theft Auto 5" in 2013 at a GameStop. Reuters GameStop just hired a new CEO: Matt Furlong, a former senior leader at Amazon. GameStop has reshaped its executive suite around former Amazon leaders. The charge is being led by newly appointed GameStop board chairman and Chewy cofounder Ryan Cohen. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The world's biggest video game retailer just appointed a new chief executive officer: Former Ama...
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One of the Greatest Multiplayer Arcade Games of All Time Is Being Miniaturized for Your Game Room

The Simpsons was a monstrous hit when it debuted as a weekly animated series in late 1989, spawning a mountain of merchandise. Most of it was terrible, but there were a few shining examples of merchandising done right, including Konami’s multiplayer arcade game. Now, you can finally bring it home.Read more...
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Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer: Seasonal and weekly challenges (week 5)

Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer brings a new series of weekly and seasonal challenges to complete. Here are all the challenges through week 5.
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Trends, Bungie, Destiny 2, Gaming Guides, Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer

Resident Evil Village's Moldy Lore Is Keeping the Undead Franchise Fresh

In both of Capcom’s video games Resident Evil Village and its 2017 predecessor Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, you play as Ethan Winters, a man desperately fighting through terrifying, monster-filled locales in search of his family whose lives are in danger. But the story behind both games presents an intriguing idea that …Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Mia, Miranda, Rosemary, Ethan, Zoe, Capcom, Resident Evil, Windows Games, Umbrella Corporation, Ethan Winters, Chris Redfield, Video Game Characters, Video Games Developed In Japan, Creative Works

A ‘Vertigo’ Video Game, Inspired By the Alfred Hitchcock Movie, is Somehow On the Way

Alfred Hitchcock‘s classic film Vertigo was released in 1958 – the same year one of the earliest officially recognized video games, called Tennis for Two, was released. It took 63 years, but a Vertigo video game is now on the way and is set to be released later this year. But players won’t play as Jimmy Stewart’s retired police detective character from the movie: despite the title, this game is only inspired by Hitchcock’s film and will not be a direct adaptation of it. Check out a teaser trail...
Tags: Movies, Video Games, Rebecca, Ed, Paramount Pictures, Alfred-Hitchcock, Vertigo, Jimmy Stewart, Hitchcock, Ed Miller, Alfred Hitchcock Movie, Gematsu Pendulo Studios, Josué Monchan, Spellbound Psycho, Brody Canyon California

The Psychology of Video Game Engagement — Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #94 with Jamie Madigan Why do people play video games, and what keeps them playing? Do we want to have to think through innovative puzzles or just lose ourselves in mindless reactivity? Your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt are joined by Dr. Jamie Madigan, an organizational psychologist who runs the Psychology of Video Games podcast, to discuss what sort of a thing this is to research, the ev...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Podcasts, Video Games, College, Jamie, Erica, Donkey Kong, Eric Gregory, Pretty Much Pop, Mark Linsenmayer Erica Spyres, Brian Hirt, Jamie Madigan, Henrik Schoenau Fog

Amazon Should Rethink Its Half-Baked Approach to Health-Tracking

Amazon’s Halo band, the company’s first fitness tracker, drew criticism when it launched because of its two marquee features: body fat scanning and tone analysis. Several reviews— including Gizmodo’s—describing the gadget as creepy and invasive. You might think that would lead Amazon to perhaps rethink its approach to…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Fitness, Video Games, Halo, Gizmodo, Physical Fitness, Squat, Physical Exercise, Creative Works, Amazon Should Rethink Its Half Baked Approach

Verizon Wireless members can get a free year of Apple Arcade with select Unlimited plans

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Apple Apple Arcade is a subscription service with over 180 ad-free games. Verizon members can get up to 12 months of Apple Arcade for free with select Unlimited plans. To get the deal, you need to sign up for an eligible Verizon plan by August 19. Free Trial for Verizon Unlimited Customers (medium) Apple Arcade lets you play dozens of ad-free games on a variety of Apple devices, including the iPhone, i...
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