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Amazon and Leyou will make a Lord of the Rings PC and console game

Amazon Game Studios will collaborate with Hong Kong-based Leyou Technologies and Middle-earth Enterprises to develop and publish a free-to-play massively multiplayer online (MMO) game based on the milestone fantasy literary work The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien. No release date has been set for the game. The game is part of a major […]

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Marvel’s Avengers: How Crystal Dynamics assembled a dev super-team

In Marvel’s Avengers, the heroes must work together to overcome one of their toughest challenges yet. But in real life, developer Crystal Dynamics had to assemble its own super-team of studios just to make its triple-A action game. Coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 15, Marvel’s Avengers has the team’s core […]

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order hands-on — Better Call Saw! Or maybe not

The most important revelation from the Electronic Entertainment Expo gameplay reveal of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order wasn’t the cool lightsaber attacks or your adorable BD-1 droid companion. It’s the apperance of Saw Gerrera. Seeing the radical resistance fighter was a nice surprise for hardcore Star Wars fans. But it makes sense considering the game’s premise. […]

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How Crystal Dynamics designed The Avengers

The film Avengers: Endgame has made about $2.7 billion at the box office so far this year. It is behind only Avatar (which made about $2.8 billion in 2009) in worldwide box office receipts. And that is why it’s a big deal that Square Enix, maker of the Final Fantasy and Lara Croft games, showed […]

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Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga uses the Force to pull me back in

I used to enjoy the Lego video games, but I checked out of the series years ago. After seeing a live gameplay demo of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga earlier this week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, I’m ready to come back to the digital world of Lego. The Skywalker […]

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The Division movie will be coming to Netflix

At Ubisoft’s annual briefing during the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the French publisher revealed that The Division movie will be coming to Netflix. Starring actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain, The Division is based on the post-apocalyptic shooter series and has been in development for a while now. Deadpool director David Leitch is helming the film. […]

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Watch the trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo — the latest from Evil Within studio

Developer Tango Gameworks is back with a new game called Ghostwire: Tokyo. The studio revealed its followup to its Evil Within franchise during Bethesda’s media event leading into the Electronic Entertainment Expo event in Los Angeles today. Tango referred to Ghostwire as an action adventure mystery where you will encounter paranormal threats. You can watch […]

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Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga debuts this fall

Microsoft announced that Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will debut this fall. It will have story content from all nine films, just as the final Star Wars film debuts. The company made the announcement at its press briefing at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) game trade show in Los Angeles. We don’t have an […]

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Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order shows Force-heavy gameplay as you rescue Wookiees with Saw Gerrera

Electronic Arts showed the first gameplay footage of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order during its annual EA Play fan event in LA, which takes place at the same time as the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo (the gaming industry’s biggest trade show). Coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on November 15, Star Wars Jedi: […]

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Rocket League is spending summer in the ’80s

You’re an adult. That means you’re stressed out and soon will die. It’s the American dream! But in the meantime, when you’re not building wealth for a handful of kleptocrats with your labor, you could be thinking about your childhood! And car-soccer game Rocket League is here to help you do exactly that with its […]

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The RetroBeat: Aladdin is a Genesis masterpiece

I saw Disney’s live action remake of Aladdin last week. Along with video games, I’m a big Disney fan. I’m usually at the theater for every movie event from the Mouse House. Aladdin was OK. Maybe a little worse than OK. It was something interesting to watch once, but I’d never prefer it over the […]

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Ghostbusters: The Video Game gets a remaster from Saber Interactive

The Ghostbusters video game from 2009 is getting a remaster that will come out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. It will release later this year. Ghostbusters: The Video Game has all of the original members from the paranormal-investigating team — Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, and Ernie Hudson — using their […]

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt: HitRecord is ‘GitHub for creativity’

HitRecord is a production company transitioning into a tech platform. We caught up with cofounders Jared Geller and Joseph Gordon-Levitt at Collision 2019 in Toronto last week to understand what HitRecord was, is, and wants to be. HitRecord is a collaborative media platform that lets anyone work together on creative projects. If a project earns […]

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The RetroBeat: Sonic movie’s delay isn’t the fault of whiny fans

Paramount has delayed the Sonic the Hedgehog movie from November 8 this year to February 14, 2020. This is so the animation team has time to redesign Sonic’s look following backlash from the film’s first trailer, which featured an oddly realistic take on iconic Sega character. As a Sonic fan since my early childhood, I’m […]

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