Release Dates For A Trio Of Bethesda VR Titles

QuakeCon 2017 starts today, but Bethesda is also talking about the future, in particular, release dates for three of the company's VR titles. Skyrim VR (PSVR) is out November 17, Doom VFR (PSVR/HTC Vive) December 1, and Fallout 4 VR (Vive) on December 12. Stay tuned for more news from QuakeCon 2017. [Source: Bethesda ] Original link
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Overwatch Team Internally Testing Big Changes To D.Va

Today on the Overwatch forums on Battle.net, Blizzard principal designer Geoff Goodman discussed some of the changes that Blizzard has been tinkering with for its popular tank character, D.Va. Goodman appeared in a thread titled "D.Va Rework ideas thread" where several community members were discussing how they'd propose Blizzard shuffle things up with the mech-based character. Goodman began by saying that the team has been working on chang...
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Pokken Tournament DX Demo Coming Soon To Switch

Pokken Tournament DX, the Switch fighting game made by Bandai Namco for the Wii U and being ported to Nintendo's new system, will be getting a downloadable demo ahead of the game's release next month. Announced just before E3, the updated port includes new fighters, a higher resolution, and obviously the Switch's ability to take the game on the go with you. No date for the demo was given yet, but the game is releasing on September 22 on Swi...
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You Can Play A Free 8-Bit Tie-In Game To Stephen King's It Movie

Stephen King's It movie launches on September 8. To pass the time before you can be terrified by Pennywise the clown all over again (played by Bill Skarsgård in this remake), you can now play a free 8-bit game to get you in the mood. Just announced today, It: Enter The Sewer is a free web game that allows you to explore Pennywise's sewers, equipped with eerie music and Pennywise's sinister laugh. You control Georgie's paper hat boat, attemp...
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The Next Splatoon 2 Splatfest Pits Flight Versus Invisibility

The time for arguments about condiments are over, now it is time to argue over which super power you would rather have. The next Splatoon 2 Splatfest, in-game events that pit players against each other depending on which side of a poll question they're on, has been announced for September 1 and 2. This time, the question comes down to the power of flight versus the power of invisibility.  Players can go into the game and choose their side, ...
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Youtube Video About Cheat Codes In Star Wars: Rogue Squadron Is Fascinating

Youtube channel Game Fiction has done a video about the cheat codes from the Nintendo 64 video game, Star Wars: Rogue Squadron. Some of them are cool little things, like making the game easier or making the game harder with certain cheat codes, but it also shows the famous Naboo Starfighter code. The Venn Diagram and Star Wars fans and gamers in the late 90s comes together in people who remember how the Episode I ship was unlocked in the ga...
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Report: Madden NFL 18 Will Require Future Patch For 4K/HDR Support On PS4 Pro

A new report from US Gamer suggests that PS4 Pro owners will have to wait for a "future update" to take full advantage of their system's graphical capabilities in Madden 18. According to the report, US Gamer noticed the lack of 4K and HDR support in a review build of Madden 18, and reached out to the game's director, Rex Dickson, for clarification. Dickson told the outlet that the UHD support would be included in a "future update," but didn...
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See What Banjo-Tooie Has Hidden Behind The Cameras

As one of the Nintendo 64's premiere platformers, Banjo Tooie holds a lot of memories for older players. As a game developed for one of the world's first major 3D gaming systems, it also has a lot of hard edges and polygons, which leads to it holding a number of secrets behind all the geometry. Youtube channel Shesez uses their behind-the-camera prowess to uncover some interesting secrets hidden behind these shapes and worlds in the latest ...
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Sonic Mania Intro Released, PC Delay Announced On Livestream

Sonic Mania is coming out in only a few days, which means the leaks from early copies have come out, including the entire animated intro. As a response to it already getting out there, Sega has released the intro on their own. The intro, much like the pre-order trailer, was animated by the very talented Tyson Hesse, the artist behind the weird and hilarious Hedgehog the Sonic comic . Sega also held a strange livestream today, advertised on ...
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Super Meat Boy And Mutant Mudds Deluxe Announced For Nintendo Switch

Two indie platformers, Mutant Mudds and Super Meat Boy, were announced for the Switch today over Twitter. First, Team Meat, the anagram lover's developer of Super Meat Boy, revealed this picture of Super Meat Boy running on the Switch . Yesterday, the account also teased a retail version of the game on Switch coming from Nicalis. Unfortunately, due to a dispute with the game's original composer, it is unlikely this version of Super Meat Boy...
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Sean Murray Sends Out A Message To No Man's Sky Players About The Next Update

Hello Games' Sean Murray has had a tough year, mostly criticized for his silence in the wake of No Man's Sky's critical reception. In recent weeks, however, No Man's Sky fans noticed that an alternate reality game seemed to be taking place surrounding the title. The ARG has culminated in a message from SM, Sean Murray himself, to talk about the anniversary update for No Man's Sky. The No Man's Sky subreddit has the memo and reposted it. 'He...
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Titanfall Spin-Off Comes To Mobile Next Week

Titanfall: Assault, a spin-off of the popular shooter, is coming to iOS and Android next week. This title moves away from Titanfall's signature fast-paced gameplay and replaces it with real-time strategy.  You play as a commander leading crews through different environments as you attempt to capture enemy territories. As you travel across familiar Titanfall locations, you collect burn cards and upgrade resources. This isn't the first time T...
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Reader Discussion – What Game Needs Crossplay?

Fellow Game Informer editor Imran Khan yesterday opined about how Sony's hesitance to enter the world of wider crossplay  with the PlayStation 4's third-party multiplatform titles. It's an issue worth talking about, both because it speaks to how companies can shift their public perception through issues like this and because damn it, more games should have crossplay so I don't have to coordinate with my friends to buy a game on the same con...
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Find Out What Season 3 Of For Honor Is All About In This Video

Ubisoft has released a video of the changes they plan to make for For Honor's third season. The video outlines the new maps, new characters, and tournament changes that Ubisoft hopes will revitalize the flagging multiplayer portion of the game. Season 3 of For Honor, named Grudge & Glory, will be available on August 15th. Season pass owners get access to the new characters early, while everyone will get access to them a week later. Whil...
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Did You Know Gaming Takes A Look At The Latest Doom

Fans of Doom have explored every inch of the game in search of tiny dolls and flashback portals, but there are still a few places the average player probably hasn't scratched yet. From audio design information to Bloodborne inspiration, there is a lot in this video that might surprise you about the fast-paced action FPS. Don't forget to check out our review of Doom  and to give the multiplayer a try now that all the DLC has been made free. ...
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Reader Discussion: When Do You Put Limiters On Yourself In A Game?

Most of us have played a game that gives us options for how to do something. Do you take the easier path that might have negative, or immoral, consequences? Or do you do the harder way that lets your character feel squeaky clean afterward. Or maybe the game isn't really giving you a moral choice as much as you just want to try it a different way by not taking advantage of every mechanic you can. The question, then, is when do you put limite...
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YouTuber Creates Tribute To Splatoon 2 With 65,000 Dominoes

Nintendo's Splatoon 2 released on the Switch about a week ago, and recently YouTuber TheDominoKing built an impressive tribute to the game, entirely out of dominoes.  The video below, which uses 65,556 dominoes in total, portrays a bunch of inklings and other characters such as Off The Hook's Pearl and Marina. We've featured TheDominoKing's impressive work before, which includes domino sets portraying characters and games such as  Sonic , Y...
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Gravity Rush Meets Let It Die In Upcoming Event

Gravity Rush 2, Sony's PS4 open-world platformer starring everyone's favorite gravity witch, is apparently crossing over with Grasshopper's free-to-play roguelike Let It Die. The announcement was made at GungHo Festival 2017, an event celebrating Grasshopper's parent company, GungHo Online Entertainment. Full details will come on July 31st, but this isn't the first head scratcher Gravity Rush has been involved with. Recently, protagonist Ka...
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Watch SDCC Cosplayers Show Off In Style

What if San Diego Comic-Con were directed by Baby Driver director Edgar Wright? Let's pretend for a moment through this music video showing off SDCC's best and brightest cosplayers dancing, posing, and acting for the camera in this catchy Youtube video brought to you by filmmaking duo Sneaky Zebra. Your toe will be tapping midway through, but don't let that distract you from trying to name everyone you see. Sure, Batgirl's not hard to figur...
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The Sims 4 Is Coming To PlayStation 4 And Xbox One In November

Originally released in 2014, The Sims 4 is finally making its way to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this year. The game releases on November 17 and will have some of the updates the PC version of the game has enjoyed, but EA and Maxis don't indicate which ones simply saying that "many of the additional content updates" will be included. Pre-ordering the game will award players the Perfect Patio Stuff pack. There will also be a deluxe vers...
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Telltale's Next Guardians Of The Galaxy Episode To Release In August

During San Diego Comic Con, Telltale Games revealed the release date of the latest episode. The episode, entitled "More Than A Feeling" (A reference to the Boston song) will be out on August 22. "More Than Feeling" will be the third episode of five in the series. For more on Telltale's Guardians Of The Galaxy, you can read Miller's reviews of episode one and episode two . Original link
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Star Trek: Discovery's Gripping New Trailer Shows Crew At War With Klingons

CBS' Star Trek: Discovery is nearly here, and the newest trailer shown off at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) is one of the best trailers to hit yet for the upcoming TV series. It gives us a better look at the new and diverse crew, where Starfleet Commander Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) is in the midst of a conflict with the Klingon Empire. The show also stars Chris Obi who plays Klingon captain T'Kuvma, as well as Michelle Yeoh, Anthon...
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Weekend Warrior – The Game Informer Boy Band Has Its First Hit Single

If you've been following Weekend Warrior, then you know that a couple weeks ago we started a boy band , The Persona 5. After long nights of arguing and practicing, we've finally found our niche: parodies of The Weeknd. Today's release of Splatoon 2 gave us the inspiration for our first fire single, Squidboy. Make sure to check us out on SoundCloud, like, share, and subscribe. "Every day a salmon try to test me, ah  Every day a salmon try to...
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Previously Unreleased Crash Bandicoot Level Now Available As Free DLC For N. Sane Trilogy

The famously difficult Stormy Ascent level, which was cut from the original Crash Bandicoot, has finally been re-insterted into the game as DLC for the N. Sane Trilogy. You can check out a trailer for the sort of new level below, and and download it for free from the PlayStation Network. On the PlayStation Blog , you can find a discussion about the level between N. Sane Trilogy's director, Dan Tanguay, and the level's original des...
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Activision Talks Physics Disparities In The Original Crash And N. Sane Trilogy

Crash Bandicoot fans have noticed that the jumping physics have changed between the original Crash Bandicoot and the N. Sane Trilogy remake and Vicarious Visions wrote a blog explaining why. The blog comes from editorial manager at Activision, Kevin Kelly, who confirms that, yes, Crash falls faster in the remake then he did in the past, but the control disparity is not a mistake or development shortcoming on Vicarious Visions' part – it was...
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