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Rockstar Begins Selling Red Dead Online Gold for real Cash
Dec 14, 2018 - 1:35 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Red Dead Online’s economy is based on two currencies: cash and gold bars. At launch, it was only possible to get these currencies by playing the game but gold also became available today as a premium currency purchasable with real money. You can just plop down $9.99 for 25 bars instead of earning them in-game, though you may not feel the urge to spend them.

At launch a wide variety of things could be purchased for gold, including outfits, horses, a fishing rod and horse insurance, the last of which allowed your horse to respawn instantly after it was killed rather than make players wait to recover their injured horse at a nearby stable. After some tweaks over the past week, horse insurance and fishing rods are only purchasable with virtual cash earned from gameplay, while a range of other items are still listed with gold prices.

Rockstar is offering gold in a variety of bundles, starting with a one-time offer for 25 gold for $4.99. If you’re some type of wild-person, you could splurge $99.99 for 350 bars.
I know we all saw this coming, but it still hurts. Buying in-game money for real money always feels like they are taking the "game" out of the game.
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Anthem Legion of Dawn Trailer
Dec 14, 2018 - 10:58 AM - by Evil Avatar

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In the darkest chapter of humanity’s history, one hero — General Helena Tarsis — rose up to bring us into the light. The brave soldiers who joined her became enshrined in history as the Legion of Dawn. From the seeds of their sacrifice bloomed an entire civilization.

Pre-order the Anthem Legion of Dawn Edition to receive the Legion of Dawn Armor Packs, the Light of the Legion Weapon, access to the VIP Demo, and more: http://x.ea.com/54314.
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Weekend Gamer: What are you playing?
Dec 14, 2018 - 9:36 AM - by Jetherik

Bowl season is here. What are you playing this weekend?
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Metro Exodus goes gold, release date moved up to February 15, 2019
Dec 13, 2018 - 6:00 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Metro Exodus has gone Gold and will now release a week early on 15 February 2019

Deep Silver and 4A Games are proud to announce that, after five years of development, Metro Exodus has gone Gold and will release a week earlier than anticipated. The spectacular third entry in the critically acclaimed Metro saga will now release on February 15th 2019, on Xbox One, the all-in one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and PC.

“Our fans have been waiting patiently for Metro Exodus ever since we announced the title at E3 2017,” said Klemens Kundratitz, CEO at Deep Silver. “We had previously delayed the release date to ensure 4A Games had the time to deliver their ambitious vision for the game, but now we’re delighted to confirm that Metro Exodus has ‘gone gold’ and we are able to bring the release date forward to the 15th February 2019.”

To celebrate this news, Deep Silver are proud to reveal the spectacular Title Sequence for Metro Exodus.

Created by Santa Monica based studio, Elastic, the award winning makers of some of the most iconic title sequences of recent years including Game of Thrones and Westworld, this beautiful introduction to the game is set to an original score by Metro series composer Alexey Omelchuk.

“We were absolutely thrilled to be contacted by the team at Deep Silver and 4A Games to create this Main Title Sequence,” said Andy Hall, Creative Director at Elastic. “It’s the type of project we love. Once we had been immersed in the game, we essentially lived in this frozen and terrifying landscape for many, many weeks...we are delighted with the final film.”

Metro fans can look forward to brand new gameplay reveals in 2019 with the upcoming Story Trailer. Be the first to hear about the latest updates by registering at MetroTheGame.com, following us on Twitter and Instagram @MetroVideoGame or on Facebook at Facebook.com/MetroVideoGame.
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Blizzard Begins Shuttering Heroes of the Storm
Dec 13, 2018 - 5:46 PM - by Evil Avatar

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The future of Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard Entertainment’s MOBA that brings together heroes from Diablo, StarCraft, Warcraft and Overwatch, is starting to look bleak. Blizzard president J. Allen Breck and chief development officer Ray Gresko said today that the company is shifting development resources away from Heroes of the Storm and putting those developers on other projects.

In a statement released today, Breck and Gresko called the move to scale back development on Heroes of the Storm a “difficult decision” that will affect the future of the game.

“Over the past several years, the work of evaluating our development processes and making hard decisions has led to new games and other products that we’re proud of,” Blizzard said. “We now have more live games and unannounced projects than at any point in the company’s history. We’re also at a point where we need to take some of our talented developers and bring their skills to other projects. As a result, we’ve made the difficult decision to shift some developers from Heroes of the Storm to other teams, and we’re excited to see the passion, knowledge, and experience that they’ll bring to those projects. This isn’t the first time we’ve had to make tough choices like this. Games like Diablo II, World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Overwatch, and more would not exist had we not made similar decisions in the past.”

Blizzard said it plans to continue supporting Heroes of the Storm with new heroes and themed events, “though the cadence will change.”

“Ultimately, we’re setting up the game for long-term sustainability,” Blizzard said.

The company is also canceling its two esports events for Heroes of the Storm, the pro-focused Heroes Global Championship and the collegiate level Heroes of the Dorm series.
Polygon.

It isn't a big shocker considering how outright toxic their entire ranked community is right now and how little they do to fix it. You can't build a popular product off the back of a few thousand trolls.
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Creators of Popular ‘Minecraft’ Server Announce New Game ‘Hytale’
Dec 13, 2018 - 5:22 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Hypixel Studios is creating a new game called “Hytale” with some help from “League of Legends” developer Riot Games, it announced in a blog post on Thursday.

“Hytale” is a sandbox RPG with procedurally generated environments and a “Minecraft”-inspired art style. It also boasts a number of interesting features like community servers, minigames, modding tools, and the ability to watch movies together.

“Hytale’s” similarity to “Minecraft” is no accident. Hypixel is the studio behind one of “Minecraft’s” most popular player-made servers, which has reportedly hosted more than 14 million players and won four Guinness World Records, including “most popular independent server for a video game.” The studio said the server’s success allowed it to self-fund development of “Hytale,” but it’s also secured outside funding from investors like Riot Games and former Blizzard Entertainment executive Rob Pardo.

“It’s humbling and exciting to be learning from these veteran game developers and industry experts,” Hypixel said. “Many of us on the team grew up playing their games, and it’s incredible to think that some of their sons and daughters are now playing Hypixel.”

Hypixel said its “Minecraft” server will continue to be actively developed by its own dedicated team. It also said it’s grateful to Mojang and Microsoft, “whose forward-thinking support for content creators from day one has allowed us to produce work that we’re proud of.”

Hypixel plans to launch “Hytale” on PC and Mac, but said it will explore the possibility of releasing on other platforms during development.
Variety.

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So, it's exactly like Minecraft, except it's good. I'm in.
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Marvel’s Spider-Man - Silver Lining: DLC 3 Teaser
Dec 13, 2018 - 7:55 AM - by Evil Avatar

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In the tension-filled finale to Marvel’s Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps, the web-slinger must rely on unlikely allies to protect the city from calamity.

Marvel's Spider-Man: Silver Lining is available for download on the PlayStation 4 system December 21, 2018.
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World War Z Game ~ First Look at the Playable Classes
Dec 12, 2018 - 5:08 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Saber Interactive Unleashes New Class Gammeplay Trailer for World War Z

Saber Interactive has released a new gameplay trailer for World War Z, the upcoming four-player co-op multiplayer game inspired by Paramount Pictures’ blockbuster action film. This newest look at one of gaming’s most anticipated third-person shooters breaks down the game’s main classes, each bringing a unique playstyle and balance of firepower and abilities to the carnage.

Each of World War Z’s six playable classes comes loaded with several unique perks, but here’s a taste of what’s in store for the undead hordes when you play:

• Gunslinger – For those who skip the questions and shoot first, the Gunslinger is loaded with an arsenal of weapon damage and ammo-boosting perks to mow down the dead.

• Hellraiser – Enough explosives can solve any problem! Hellraisers come armed with C4 and other tools for effective crowd control.

• Slasher – For warriors with a sense of elegance, the best way to kill is with your trusty blade. Slashers have perks that increase melee damage and effectiveness while their armed tasers deliver electrifying results.

• Medic – Sometimes the best way to fight the undead is keeping your teammates from becoming one of them. Armed with a Stim Pistol, Medics can heal fellow survivors from a distance and help keep the chaos under control.

• Fixer – When versatility in any situation is the highest priority, the Fixer is there for you, starting out with an explosive ammo case and several teammate ammo-restoring perks.

• Exterminator – Fire is the answer! Armed with Molotov cocktails and increased fire damage, the Exterminator just wants to watch the undead burn.

World War Z takes players on a zombie-packed journey of unique survivor stories all around the world, including New York, Moscow, Jerusalem and more. Powered by Saber’s dynamic Swarm Engine™, the game unleashes hundreds of fast-moving, bloodthirsty zombies at a time on players for a heart-pounding action experience. Work together with your teammates, using deadly weapons, explosives, turrets, traps and barricades to dismember and demolish the undead menace, then level up and customize your heroes to survive even more difficult challenges.

World War Z is expected to launch in 2019 on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC. For more information visit WWZGame.com, and like on Facebook at Facebook.com/WWZGame, follow on Twitter @WWZTheGame, and Instagram @WWZGame.
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Overwatch's Winter Wonderland 2018 Skins Revealed #Overwatch
Dec 12, 2018 - 6:44 AM - by Evil Avatar

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The Overwatch Winter Wonderland update is now live, bringing with it some festive decorations and the return of a pair of special wintery Brawls. The showpiece of any Overwatch event is always the new skins, though, and this year Blizzard has packed some especially creative and clever looks for its band of heroes. They can be purchased directly or obtained through a new limited-time loot box--one of which you'll get for free just by logging in.

As usual the most dramatic makeovers are Legendary skins, which change the characters' looks significantly. This year those include Biathlong Widowmaker, Figure Skater Symmetra, Snowboarder Zarya, Snow Fox Lucio, Sugar Plum Fairy Mercy, and Krampus Junkrat. Those are complemented by a handful of Epic skins: Festive Reinhardt, Gift Wrap Bastion, and Winter Ashe. You can check out the full gallery of skins above.

If you happened to miss skins from last year, those are back too, now at reduced prices if you want to purchase them with in-game currency. Four maps have also gotten a snowy look: Blizzard World, King's Row, Black Forest, and Hanamura. Along with the cosmetics, Blizzard brought back the Yeti Hunter and Mei's Snowball Offensive modes.
Gamespot.

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NieR:Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition Officially Announced
Dec 11, 2018 - 5:40 PM - by Evil Avatar

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NieR:Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition Releases 26th February 2019

Alert: Bring glory to mankind in NieR:Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition on the 26th February 2019!

"Square Enix has asked me for a comment to mark the announcement of the NieR:Automata Game of the YoRHA Edition. Now that you mention it, NieR:Automata was first released on the 23rd of February 2017 in Japan, 7th of March 2017 in America and on the 10th of March 2017 in Europe. I have noticed something bizarre and fascinating about these numbers: if you write these dates out in long-form as 20170223, 20170307 and 20170310, then add all three numbers together, you get 60510840. If you take that total, split the digits in two down the middle, making 6051 and 0840, and then subtract the second number from the first… unbelievably you get 5211!! That’s right, a number completely devoid of all meaning! Just like life really, isn’t it? Over and out." - Yoko Taro

NieR:Automata has surpassed 3.5 million shipments and digital sales since its initial release since its release back in 2017 and has received high praise for its compelling storyline, slick combat and memorable soundtrack. Play as androids 2B, 9S and A2 created by mankind to reclaim Earth back from invaders of another world known as machine lifeforms.

Analysis: The NieR:Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition features the full game as well as the 3C3C1D119440927 Expansion DLC, 5 pod designs (Play System Pod Skin, Grimoire Weiss Pod, Retro Grey Pod Skin, Retro Red Pod Skin, Cardboard Pod Skin) and Machine Mask Accessory. Additionally, those who purchase the PlayStation 4 version will receive a Dynamic Theme and 15 PSN avatars and those who purchase on Steam will receive 2 wallpapers.

NieR:Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition will be available digitally on PlayStation 4 and Steam. In addition, a physical version of the game will be available for the PlayStation 4.
Anyone own this? I've heard good things from my co-workers.
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Beyond Good & Evil 2 Pre-Alpha Demo Walkthrough
Dec 11, 2018 - 5:35 PM - by Evil Avatar


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John Romero Releasing New Free DOOM Levels
Dec 11, 2018 - 7:09 AM - by Evil Avatar

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As revealed on Romero Games Ltd. today to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the original game's release, in Feb. 2019 a new so-called megawad will be released for free called Sigil. Included in the megawad will be nine single-player and nine deathmatch levels to play. The only prerequisite for playing them is you must own a copy of the original Doom.

Gamers will remember that Doom originally consisted of three nine-level episodes, but a fourth episode was added with the launch of The Ultimate Doom in 1995. Sigil is Romero's "spiritual successor to the fourth episode" and carries on from where that left off. With that in mind, waiting for Sigil to launch is the perfect excuse to play through The Ultimate Doom once again to have it fresh in your memory.

As well as offering the megawad for free, Limited Run Games will be offering two limited edition fan boxes. The first is simply called The Standard Edition Box and will cost $39.99. It includes the megawad and extras on a 16GB USB drive which looks like a 3 1/2-inch floppy disk.

There's also a two-disc jewel case which contains the megawad again and a soundtrack by Buckethead. A Sigil sticker and a Romero Games sticker round out the extra content, which will come packaged in a "beautiful demonic standard-sized big box." The art on the box was created by Christopher Lovell.

If you don't mind spending a lot more money, then there's The Beast Box Edition of Sigil which costs $166. As well as everything from The Standard Box, this limited edition includes an 8-by-10-inch art print signed by Christopher Lovell, a Sigil-themed coin, a pewter statue of John Romero's head on a spike, an XL Sigil t-shirt, and the jewel case replaced with a two-disc booklet styled case that adds behind-the-scenes information about the original game as well as Sigil's development, that's as well as the megawad data and soundtrack.
PCMag.com.

Neat idea, but I think people can do a lot more creative things with Quake than with DOOM.
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DOOM Celebrates its 25th Anniversary
Dec 10, 2018 - 5:03 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Times change. DOOM is Eternal.

A quarter century has passed since DOOM was released to the unsuspecting masses. More than two decades later the franchise has spawned multiple sequels, spin-off titles, films, comics, and cemented itself as part of the pop culture lexicon. Over the next year we’re celebrating 25 years of ripping and tearing. Twenty-five years of mods, gibs, guns, and the most passionate, unwavering, and ardent fan base this side of Phobos. Whether you cut your teeth in 1993 or if DOOM (2016) was your first trip to Hell, we’re asking all DOOM Slayers past, present, and future to unite in celebrating one of entertainment’s most iconic franchises. Welcome to the Year of DOOM.

Join the brand-new official DOOM fan club now at SlayersClub.com. Just for signing up, you'll receive an exclusive 25th Anniversary Zombie DOOM Slayer skin to be used in DOOM Eternal when it launches. Stay tuned to the site for more details on how to participate in the Year of DOOM, including information on exclusive content, rewards, events, contests, and much more.

Have your own favorite DOOM memories? Share your favorites on social with the hashtag #DOOM25.

Stay up to date with the Year of DOOM and DOOM Eternal on DOOM.com.
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Godzilla King of the Monsters - Trailer 2
Dec 10, 2018 - 11:14 AM - by Kreigmstr


Looks at least as good as the last Godzilla movie. But it seems like they are blowing their whole wad of Godzilla vs movies in one go. It's either going to be super long or really short on story IMO.
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Katy Perry is Coming to Final Fantasy Brave Exvius as a Playable Character
Dec 10, 2018 - 8:09 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Katy Perry Joins the Ranks in Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

Music icon Katy Perry today previewed an all-original new song “Immortal Flame” for Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, the hit free-to-play Final Fantasy mobile game from Square Enix. As part of this collaboration, Katy Perry will also lend her likeness to the game. By participating in the in-game event on December 12, all players will be able to obtain “Popstar Katy.” This character, featuring Perry’s pixel design in a red costume, is an iconic look from her performances during her “Witness” concert tour. Additionally, other character designs featuring Perry in her other attire will be available in future in-game events.

The internationally-renowned superstar also made an on-stage appearance at the “FFBE Fan Festa 2018” global fan event in Long Beach, California today, commemorating the second year of service of Final Fantasy Brave Exvius.

More details around the collaboration will be revealed at a later time.

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius is available now as a free-to-play app (with in-app purchases) through the App Store, Google Play and the Amazon App store.
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Monster Hunter World Iceborn Expansion Announced
Dec 10, 2018 - 8:05 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Capcom Announces Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Expansion for Acclaimed, Record-Breaking Action RPG Coming Autumn 2019

Hunters around the globe can prance in joy! Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, a massive expansion for the highly-acclaimed more than 10 million unit-selling Monster Hunter: World. The new content will be available for download in autumn 2019 for PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X, with more details on the PC release to be shared in future announcements. The content-rich Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will feature new quest ranks, locales, monsters, moves and gear in addition to a full narrative experience that continues on from the ending of Monster Hunter: World. The Monster Hunter: World base game is required for the expansion and is currently available across consoles and PC. More information on the expansion will be shared next spring. A new teaser trailer offering a sneak peek at the upcoming Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion is available to download from the Capcom press site now.

In addition, there is plenty of exciting content for current players of Monster Hunter: World to look forward to soon. Capcom is working on a special collaboration with CD Projekt RED to bring professional monster hunter Geralt from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt into the New World early next year. Unique quests will offer a brand-new type of gameplay that blends the immersive RPG experience of The Witcher 3 with Monster Hunter: World. The voice actors for Geralt have also contributed newly recorded dialogue to further enhance this collaboration.

In the meantime, the Kulve Taroth Siege, a special event quest which allows up to 16 players in groups of four each to team up towards a common goal, will return on December 20. This time however, a tougher Arch Tempered version of this colossal monster which yields more powerful rewards awaits hunters. As another special thank you to hunters around the world, to mark a year since Monster Hunter: World launched we’d like to announce The Appreciation Fest, coming up on the anniversary of the game’s release in January 2019. The Appreciation Fest will include a newly decorated Gathering Hub, special equipment that can be obtained in brand new quests and a slew of new anniversary quests for everyone.

For players who have not yet tried Monster Hunter: World, a free Trial Version of the base game will be available on PlayStation 4 system and Xbox One starting tomorrow, December 11 at 4pm PST through December 17 at 3:59pm PST. Offering a hefty preview, the Trial Version allows new players to experience quests up to the 3-star level and online multiplayer up to Hunter Rank 4. This will provide plenty of opportunity to try out a variety of quests, craft and upgrade equipment, and join in on the game’s trademark cooperative multiplayer action with existing owners of the game. In addition, any saved progress transfers over to the main game, so new players are encouraged to start their hunting journey.

In Monster Hunter: World, players take on larger than life monsters in a variety of vast, living, breathing ecosystems either solo or with up to three other hunters via online co-op, complete with drop-in functionality, a first for the series. The story follows the journey of the elder dragons as they begin their once a decade migration across the sea to a land known as the New World in an event referred to by inhabitants as the Elder Crossing. As part of the Guild’s Research Commission, players must embark on a grand journey to this massive, mysterious land and uncover the secrets behind this phenomenon. The Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion will build upon this story when it releases in autumn 2019 for PlayStation 4 system and Xbox One. For all the title updates revealed today, including the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion, Capcom is planning to develop PC versions as well, and will share more on the availability in future announcements.
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Support Evil Avatar - Donation Drive!
Dec 10, 2018 - 7:43 AM - by Evil Avatar

Time to round up a little more reserves to keep the lights on! If you would like to help support EvilAvatar.com you can use our regular Donation System through the site or you can pledge a monthly payments on Patreon.

Even a small $1 or $5 Donation on Patreon will make a big chunk in our monthly hosting costs!

A regular one-time cash donation is always welcome.

I've got quite a few Evil Avatar patches left, so anyone who donates during this drive -- either on Patreon or through the regular PayPal system -- I'll send you out a patch! Be sure to send me a PM with your name & address.
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Game & Movie Releases for the week of December 9th to December 15th
Dec 10, 2018 - 7:41 AM - by Evil Avatar

Game & Movie Releases for the week of December 9th to December 15th, 2018.

Retail Games
Borderlands 2 VR (PSVR Digital)
Jagged Alliance: Rage! (PS4)
GUNGRAVE VR: Loaded Coffin Edition (PSVR)
Golf Story (Switch)
Salt and Sanctuary: Drowned Tome Edition (Switch)

Movies & TV
Peppermint
Smallfoot
Toy Soldiers
Unbroken: Path to Redemption
Texas Adios
Maniac!
Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days
Lizzie
I Still See You
A Dry White Season Criterion Collection
Forty Guns Criterion Collection
De Palma & De Niro: The Early Films - The Wedding Party/Greetings/Hi, Mom!
The Last Kingdom: Season Three
Await Further Instructions
The Shield: The Complete Series
Colette
Nemesis
Anime-Gataris: The Complete Series
Brutal
Trickster: The Complete Series
Samurai Warriors: The Complete Series
GameChangers: Dreams of Blizzcon
Konohana Kitan: The Complete Series
Princess Tutu: Complete Collection

Box Office
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Deadpool 2 - 'Once Upon a Deadpool' Version
The Mule
Mortal Engines
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Third Time is the Charm for Wreck-It Ralph
Dec 10, 2018 - 6:46 AM - by Evil Avatar

While it was a sleepy box office here in the USA, in China Aquaman opened to a whopping $93.6 million, which is a good sign for DC's often-overlooked underwater hero.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the weekend of December 7th to December 9th, 2018.
  1. Ralph Breaks the Internet $16.1/$140.8
  2. Dr. Seuss' The Grinch $15.1/$223.4
  3. Creed II $10.3/$96.4
  4. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald $6.8/$145.2
  5. Bohemian Rhapsody $6.0/$173.5
  6. Instant Family $5.6/$54.1
  7. Green Book $3.9/$19.9
  8. Robin Hood $3.5/$27.2
  9. The Possession of Hannah Grace $3.1/$11.5
  10. Widows $3.1/$38.1
  11. A Star is Born $2.5/$197.1
  12. The Favourite $1.4/$3.4
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Netflix gives some attention to Dark Horse
Dec 10, 2018 - 5:01 AM - by Kreigmstr

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A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more. Adapted from the comic created by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá.
I know nothing about the original comic. Seems a bit odd and quirky. But I'll likely watch it just because it's Netflix.
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BRIGHTBURN official trailer
Dec 09, 2018 - 12:44 PM - by PacerDawn
From producer James Gunn, the visionary director of Guardians of the Galaxy, comes a new take on a famous origin story--What if Superman was a horror movie?

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It's Sunday: What NFL Games Are You Watching?
Dec 09, 2018 - 6:59 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel

It's week 14. The Vikings don't play until Monday, so I'll catch some of the Packers' game today.

What game(s) are you watching today?
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Insane PC & Game finds at RE-PC Store (Seattle)
Dec 08, 2018 - 12:10 PM - by Metal Jesus

A behind the scenes tour of RE-PC in Tukwila, Wa (south Seattle) which specializes in recycled computers & peripherals...but also secretly has a warehouse of extremely rare & uncommon gems!
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Weekend Headbanger - What are you listening to?
Dec 07, 2018 - 9:02 PM - by BeardedSonOfNel

Well I just got out of my last sales call for the week. Time for a beer, smoke, and some tunes. I've been on the road all week and jammin' to some classic rock.

What are you listening to?
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Destiny 2: Forsaken Annual Pass – Black Armory Gofannon Forge Trailer
Dec 07, 2018 - 3:25 PM - by Evil Avatar

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The Gofannon Forge has emerged along with a new threat, Siviks. Battle his forces and forge powerful new Black Armory weapons. Be sure to gather your fireteam because the new Raid, Scourge of the Past, is open. Black Armory will be delivered over December 4th to March 4th.
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Weekend Gamer: What are you playing?
Dec 07, 2018 - 10:54 AM - by Jetherik

Happy Chanukah! Holiday season is here and hopefully no one is getting too stressed except all the people taking finals this week. Good luck. While taking a break, what are you playing?
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Wizards of the Coast is launching a Magic: The Gathering Arena esports League
Dec 07, 2018 - 10:30 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Wizards of the Coast has announced that it will launch a Magic: The Gathering esports program in 2019 called the Magic Pro League, with a $10 million prize pool spread across both digital and tabletop formats.

The Magic Pro League will feature 32 of the world's top-ranked players, who will be offered "play and streaming contracts worth $75,000," Wizards said. League competitors will square off in weekly contests in Magic: The Gathering Arena that will ultimate take them to new Mythic Championship events.

"Today is an extremely important day for Magic: The Gathering as we announce our commitment to esports and our Magic players by evolving our tournament structure to include a $10 Million prize pool," Wizards of the Coast president Chris Cocks said. "We are fully embracing esports and affirming Magic as a leader in the collectible card game category while providing lucrative opportunities for pros, players, sponsors, and esports partners."
PC Gamer.
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Psychonauts 2 Official Reveal Trailer
Dec 07, 2018 - 9:39 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Psychonauts 2 Overview

Psychonauts 2 tells the story of Razputin Aquato, a gifted acrobat with psychic powers, as he fulfills his life-long goal of becoming an international psychic super-spy. In other words, a Psychonaut. Raz joins the Psychonauts at a dangerous time: a mole has infiltrated the organization and is planning to resurrect history’s most cruelly powerful psychic villains. Not knowing who to trust, Raz must dive into the history of the Psychonauts, and that of his own family, to fight the demons of their shared past.

Psychonauts 2 is set to release in 2019, on PCs and consoles.
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC Character Joker from Persona 5 Announced
Dec 07, 2018 - 9:33 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Joker from Persona 5 Joins Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a Playable DLC Fighter

In a video that aired during The Game Awards, Nintendo revealed that Joker from the critically acclaimed Persona 5 game will be coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch as a playable DLC fighter. Joker is included in the first of five planned DLC packs, each containing one playable fighter, one new stage and a handful of music tracks. Each pack can be purchased for $5.99 each, but players can also purchase the Fighter’s Pass for $24.99, giving them access to all five DLC packs as they release.

The Persona games are a spinoff of the popular Shin Megami Tensei franchise, which has a long and storied history in the world of video games – with many of the games appearing on Nintendo systems. Sporting an iconic mask and a variety of weapons, Joker is the main character of Persona 5, a beloved game that won Best Role-Playing Game and was nominated for Game of the Year at last year’s The Game Awards.


The digital version of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches in Nintendo eShop at 9 p.m. PT tonight (Dec. 6), with the physical version hitting stores on Dec. 7. In this massive video game crossover event, every fighter in Super Smash Bros. history is back, and they’re joined by newcomers like Daisy from the Super Mario series, Chrom from Fire Emblem, Inkling from Splatoon, Ridley and Dark Samus from Metroid, Ken from Street Fighter, Simon and Richter Belmont from Castlevania, King K. Rool from the Donkey Kong series, Isabelle from Animal Crossing, Incineroar from Pokémon, and, soon, Joker from Persona 5. Anyone who purchases and registers a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game with My Nintendo by Jan. 31, 2019, will receive Piranha Plant as a free playable fighter. With a smashing amount of content, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the biggest Super Smash Bros. game ever. For more information about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, visit smashbros.com.

“The Game Awards coupled with the launch of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate marks one of the video game industry’s biggest nights, so it’s the ideal place to share news about one of the most anticipated games of the year,” said Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime, who announced the Joker news to The Game Awards audience. “Even as we celebrate the best that our industry has to offer, we’re looking ahead to more excitement and surprises in 2019.”
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Devil May Cry 5 Main Trailer, Xbox One Demo Launches December 7th
Dec 07, 2018 - 9:04 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Jackpot! Exclusive Xbox One Demo, V character details and further game features revealed for Devil May Cry 5!

At The Game Awards in Los Angeles, Capcom and Microsoft revealed that the first Devil May Cry 5 demo will be available for download exclusively on the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X starting tomorrow, December 7th. This smokin’, sexy, stylish demo sees players assume the role of young demon hunter Nero on the streets of Red Grave City as he takes on several demons including the Mighty Goliath in the eternal battle between the forces of good and evil. Players can execute devastating attacks on enemies using Nero’s special Devil Breaker arms designed by his partner in crime and self-professed “weapons artist” Nico. Combined with melee attacks using his ‘Red Queen’ sword and the long range firepower of his ‘Blue Rose’ handgun, the power of Nero’s Devil Breaker arms make the dramatic, adrenaline-fuelled action even more thrilling. This exclusive Xbox One demo gives players their first taste of what to expect when the iconic action series Devil May Cry returns with the launch of the full game on March 8th, 2019.

Viewers of The Game Awards were also treated to the first details of the mysterious character V. V may appear weak next to Nero and Dante, but he has the ability to unleash a unique fighting style that sees him summon three different demons to assist in battle:

• Shadow – a swift, four-legged panther-like creature with savage agility that sees him change his shape into sharp blades and needles for perfectly executed close-range attacks

• Griffon – a bird-like demon possessing aerial combat skills which allows him to carry V across Red Grave City and shoot lightning bolts at enemies from up above

• Nightmare – the most powerful of V’s demons. Nightmare’s gigantic size sees him destroy enemies with just his basic attack, and he can also fire beams of light to destroy any approaching foes.

Utilizing a combination of all three demons’ powers, players can take their enemies down to the brink of death, allowing V to swing into battle and finish them off with a devastating cane attack. A brand new trailer showcasing V’s unique gameplay is available for download from the Capcom press site here.

Capcom is also pleased to confirm the return of fan-favorite Bloody Palace Mode. Coming to the game as a free update shortly after launch in April 2019, this extra quick-elimination mode pits players against hordes of fast-approaching enemies and bosses until they reach the end. Details on the Cameo System in Devil May Cry 5 were also revealed, where players’ worlds collide with other demon hunters. While online, other players can be seen making special guest appearances in the game as they battle other demons around Red Grave City – even joining in the battle in some cases. Players can rate each other’s cameos in-game by rating their gameplay “Stylish!” if they’re impressed by their SSStylish skills.

Devil May Cry 5 is coming to the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X, PlayStation 4 and PC on March 8th, 2019.
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No Man’s Sky Developer Announces The Last Campfire for PC
Dec 07, 2018 - 8:59 AM - by Evil Avatar

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About The Last Campfire

The Last Campfire is an adventure, a story of a lost ember trapped in a puzzling place, searching for meaning and a way home.

Key Features

• Discover a Purpose – The Last Campfire is an adventure, a story of a lost ember trapped in a puzzling place, searching for meaning and a way home.

• On a Journey – Travel deeper into the lands beyond the dark forest and overcome the adversities before you.

• Uncover a World – Discover beautiful wilderness filled with lost folk, strange creatures and mysterious ruins.

• Light the Last Campfire – Find hope and carry it with you on your journey to light The Last Campfire.

• From a Small Studio – A unique tale from Hello Games and the creative minds behind LostWinds.
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Dauntless Announced for PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Mobile
Dec 07, 2018 - 8:56 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Dauntless Brings the Thrill of the Hunt to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Epic Games Store April 2019, Nintendo Switch and Mobile Devices in 2019

Phoenix Labs has announced that Dauntless, the fastest-growing online Action RPG of 2018, will be expanding the hunt to console, mobile devices and Epic Games’ new platform in 2019. Announced on stage at The Game Awards, Dauntless will launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in April, 2019. Dauntless is also expanding its audience in April when it launches on the Epic Games store, the home for new and exciting games on PC including their global sensation, Fortnite.

The upcoming platform launches also bring the game closer to One Dauntless, a vision that provides players with seamless cross-platform play, progression and account management across all platforms, worldwide.

“At Phoenix Labs we define ourselves through a transparent development relationship with our community and strong focus on inclusivity, both at the studio and in our game,” said Jesse Houston, co-founder and CEO of Phoenix Labs. “With our upcoming platform launches in April and One Dauntless, we will soon be able to welcome and connect players worldwide like never before. The journey of Dauntless is just beginning in the ever-evolving online world of the Shattered Isles, and we’re excited to share many more years of experiences with our players.”

One Dauntless will provide players with a universal ecosystem centered around their personal Dauntless experience. Players will be able to enjoy cross-platform hunts with their friends whether they are playing on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch or mobile devices. When a player logs into their One Dauntless account, they will retain all of their progression, customization and purchased items across all supported platforms.

While expanding to new platforms, the Dauntless gameplay experience also continues to grow and evolve. The next major content update, Frostfall, will reshape the Shattered Isles starting December 6. The new update ushers in brand new seasonal content as a deep freeze descends on Ramsgate, and Slayers will also have a chilling challenge on their hands with the introduction of a new Behemoth: Valomyr. Phoenix Labs is also launching the Dauntless Hunt Pass starting December 6, which will provide players with new challenges and big rewards. The Hunt Pass is a new feature offering in-game activities and challenges that players can purchase for $10.00 to earn a collection of exclusive items, emotes, cosmetics and more.

For more information and to download Dauntless now as a free download on PC visit: playdauntless.com.

The co-op Action RPG will launch in April 2019 as a free download on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Epic Games store, followed by Nintendo Switch and mobile devices later in the year.
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Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Announced for PS4, Xbox One and Switch
Dec 07, 2018 - 8:43 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Get Ready to Go Fur-Throtttle With Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

Crash is back again, and this time he’s revved up to the max in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, an authentic Crash Team Racing experience that’s been remastered in stunning HD and so much more. Power-sliding into players’ hands on June 21st, 2019, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled also brings fans online multiplayer racing. Get ready to start your engines as the game will be available for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, Nintendo Switch, and the family of Xbox One devices from Microsoft, including the Xbox One X.

Developed by Beenox and published by Activision, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is built from the ground up and remasters the original Crash racing game by bringing the characters, karts, tracks and arenas to modern console HD graphics. Fans will be able to see Crash and friends’ expressions and antics in beautiful detail as they blast each other with power-ups and whiz around the corners in all the original racetracks. The stakes are high and the competition is fierce as players race with a variety of Crash Bandicoot series characters, including Crash, Coco, Dr. Neo Cortex and others against the egomaniacal Nitros Oxide to save our planet from destruction. In the new game, Adventure, Arcade Single Race and Cup Race, Time Trials and Battle Mode are back. Play Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled single player or vs. friends both online and offline.

“The love that fans have for Crash Team Racing goes beyond just a fun kart racing game, and we’re excited to finally show fans what we’ve been working on to celebrate its 20th anniversary,” said Thomas Wilson, Co-Studio Head at Beenox. “Not only are we revamping Crash Team Racing from the kart up in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, we are giving fans a whole lot more including all the characters and tracks they love, with tons of added animations and personality that the original platform just couldn’t convey. We can’t wait to see fans go head-to-head as they test their Crash kart racing mettle in online multiplayer.”

Players who want to kick their Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled into the highest gear can pre-order the Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled – Nitros Oxide Edition. In the digital deluxe edition, the self-proclaimed fastest racer in the galaxy, Nitros Oxide will be a playable character from day one in all game modes. Players will also receive the full Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled game, Oxide’s Hovercraft kart, space-themed character skins for Crash, Coco, Cortex, and much more. Players who do not purchase the Nitros Oxide Edition can earn the Nitros Oxide character and Oxide’s Hovercraft kart by completing some of the fiercest challenges in the Adventure Mode.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled and the Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Nitros Oxide Edition are available for pre-order starting today. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.99. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Nitros Oxide Edition will be available for the suggested retail price of $59.99. More information about Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled can be found at crashbandicoot.com.
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Scavengers Play Test Set for 2019
Dec 07, 2018 - 8:38 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Scavengers Overview

Keep Warm. Together.

Scavengers brings the excitement and unpredictability of class-based team building to its unique blend of competitive and cooperative survival gameplay. Every round is a perfect puzzle for you and your team to unlock together.

Hostile Living World.

Things in Scavengers that will try to kill you: Savage Outlander raiders, mutated Scourge monstrosities, extreme weather, gnawing starvation, opposing players, and the occasional angry grizzly bear. Things in Scavengers that will keep you alive: Your teammates, your wits, and your aim. Good luck!

Cooperate to Survive. Compete to Win.

Opposing teams in Scavengers are more than just targets, as you’ll need to work together to achieve larger goals. But once those goals are achieved…all bets are off. Will you trust others? Will they trust you? Welcome to Scavengers.
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Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Launches in 2019 for PS4, Xbox One and PC
Dec 07, 2018 - 8:34 AM - by Evil Avatar

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About Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is a third-person open world survival game where you Explore, Expand, and Evolve to advance your clan to the next generation in this exhilarating new adventure from the creator of Assassin’s Creed.

Embark on the most incredible odyssey known to humankind: human evolution. Spanning from 10 million to 2 million years ago, begin your journey, “Before Us,” in Neogene period Africa. Explore a beautiful yet ruthless world, from swinging through tree branches in the jungle to stalking prey across the golden savannah grasslands. Decide what attributes to learn and hone in order to pass down knowledge to future generations, from crafting tools to enhancing evasive tactics against predators. Just like real life, make sure to eat, drink, and sleep to stay alive and have the energy to face any danger that may come your way.

Grow your clan and find strength in numbers as you progress through critical evolutionary stages of human evolution. Your choices will write your clan’s story and determine if you can survive your evolution.

Key Features

• Explore Ruthless Africa: Explore the never-before-experienced world of Neogene Africa starting 10 million years ago at the dawn of humankind. From the tops of tree canopies overlooking lush jungles to the golden grasslands of the savannah, traverse a beautiful yet unforgiving landscape. For every breath-taking view, beware of the weather, predators, and other dangers that threaten your survival.

• Expand Your Territory and Grow Your Clan: Increase your chances of survival by uniting new members of your species and giving birth to future generations. Control different clan members, form bonds to create families, and work together to intimidate predators during expeditions. Conquer fear as you explore unknown locations in order to expand your territory.

• Evolve Through Multiple Generations: See the physical and intellectual evolution of the first hominids as you explore, learn, and survive. Spanning from 10 million to 2 million years ago, play as one of the first hominids and evolve over the course of millions of years during key stages in human evolution. Make crucial discoveries and hone physical abilities that will be passed down to future generations such as Ardipithecus ramidus and Australopithecus.

• Choose How You Survive: Evolution was not written in stone. Your decisions shape how you will overcome obstacles, increase your species, and what knowledge will pass on to future generations. Focus on specific attributes or choose a more balanced approach to survival. Your clan’s ability to survive will be directly impacted by your choices, making each player’s experience unique.
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Survival Sandbox Adventure Game Among Trees Announced for PC
Dec 07, 2018 - 8:23 AM - by Evil Avatar

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About Among Trees

A vibrant first-person survival adventure, Among Trees is set in a colorful wilderness world teeming with life.

Key Features

• Settle Down in Your New Home – This is your little wood cabin. Located in the heart of a lush forest, the cabin is expandable: build new rooms and unlock additional game mechanics, including food cooking, plant growing, and tool crafting.

• Uncover All the Wonders of the Forest – Explore a colorful, breathing world that is filled to the brim with life. From dense forests to dark caves.

• Survive Any Way You Can – Stay safe as you explore. Do what you need to do: scavenging for food, catching fish, and chopping down trees.

• Wonder and Majesty Surround You in this Game – Stay stealthy so that you can avoid the wild, deadly beasts that roam the forest. Stay warm during ice cold blizzards – and who knows what other dangers the night brings.
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The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe Announced for Consoles and PC
Dec 07, 2018 - 8:01 AM - by Evil Avatar

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The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe Overview

When The Stanley Parable came out, a lot of people asked us for more endings and more content.

We told them it didn’t need more content, that it was fine just the way it was, that it already had the perfect number of endings.

What a sorry sack of lies that was.

We knew it. We knew it were lying and we did it anyway. We’ve carried that shame around with us for years, a burden weighing on every moment of every day.

Enough is enough.

It’s time to fix this, to unburden our shame. Let us give you our shame, for you to carry it around instead. We’re sick of it.

From the liars who brought you the award winning indie game The Stanley Parable comes The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe, an expansion to the original game with more content, more endings, more whimsical adventures of the two best friends Stanley and The Narrator. Coming to PC and consoles in 2019.

Tastefully seasoned with the bitter remorse of having deceived so many loyal fans for so long.

But seriously, this time it’s done. No more.
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Journey to the Savage Planet Announced for PS4, Xbox One and PC
Dec 07, 2018 - 7:58 AM - by Evil Avatar

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Typhoon Studios and 505 Games Reveal Colorful First-Person Adventure Game Journey to the Savage Planet Overview

The debut title from industry veterans Alex Hutchinson, Yassine Riahi and Reid Schneider’s new Montreal-based development studio, Typhoon Studios – in partnership with leading indie publisher 505 Games – was unveiled tonight at The Game Awards, with an exciting new trailer.

Launching in 2019 on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Journey to the Savage Planet is an upbeat first-person adventure game set in a bright and colourful alien world filled with weird and wonderful creatures. As an employee of Kindred Aerospace, which proudly touts its rating as the “4th Best Interstellar Exploration Company”, players will be dropped onto an uncharted planet deep in a fictitious, far-away corner of the universe. Launched with high hopes but little equipment and no real plan, players are tasked with exploring, cataloguing alien flora and fauna and determining if the planet is fit for human habitation.

“The core tenets of Typhoon are strong flavours, lots of intertwined systems, a penchant for bad jokes and a deep and abiding love of collaborative play,” said Alex Hutchinson, creative director and co-founder, Typhoon Studios. “Journey to the Savage Planet will encompass all of those things and more.”

“This is a passion project for our team, many of whom came from larger companies including Ubisoft, Eidos and WB Games to embark on this indie game adventure with us,” said Reid Schneider, executive producer and co-founder, Typhoon Studios. “It was a dream come true to reveal our project at The Game Awards,” added Yassine Riahi, technical director and co-founder, Typhoon Studios. “We were thrilled to see the positive reaction from viewers and we’re eager to get Journey to the Savage Planet in your hands next year!”

Publisher 505 Games joins partners including MAKERS Fund and Epic, creators of the Unreal Engine, to bring the first game from the offbeat Canadian studio to life.

For more information about Journey to the Savage Planet, and to see the full Kindred Aerospace Training Video featured in the trailer, please visit: savageplanetgame.com.
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Sayonara Wild Hearts Announced for Switch and "Other platforms"
Dec 07, 2018 - 7:55 AM - by Evil Avatar

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About Sayonara Wild Hearts

Sayonara Wild Hearts is a euphoric music video dream about being awesome, riding motorcycles, skateboarding, dance battling, shooting lasers, wielding swords, and breaking hearts at 200 mph.

As the heart of a young woman breaks, the balance of the universe is disturbed. A diamond butterfly appears in her dreams and leads her through a highway in the sky, where she finds her other self: the masked biker called The Fool.

Traveling through futuristic cities, dark forests, and electric deserts, The Fool sets out to find the harmony of the universe, hidden away in the hearts of her star crossed allies: Little Death, Dancing Devils, Howling Moons, Stereo Lovers, and Hermit 64.

Key Features

• Custom-written vocal pop soundtrack.

• A pop culture mash of electric pop, dance, fashion, anime, arcade games and subcultures.

• An inclusive cast of stylish characters based on tarot cards.

• Sensory overloading arcade game action.

• Constant surprise and delight as every stage introduces new elements.

• Challenging and intense, yet pure and inviting gameplay.

• Buttery smooth gameplay: 1080p / 60 frames per second docked, 720p / 60 frames per second handheld on Nintendo Switch.

• Straight to the action: virtually no loading times.
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First Avengers Endgame Trailer
Dec 07, 2018 - 7:21 AM - by Evil Avatar


Find out what the Marvel Universe is like after the Snap in the first trailer for Avengers: Endgame.
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Rage 2 Open World Trailer
Dec 06, 2018 - 9:27 PM - by Evil Avatar

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The wasteland of RAGE 2 is your playground – your very bloody playground –and in a world where there are no rules, insanity rules. Go anywhere, shoot anything, explode everything. RAGE 2 will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on May 14, 2019.

Get a fresh look at the chaotic and crazy world in the latest trailer.

RAGE 2 is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on May 14, 2019. Pre-order to receive the exclusive Cult of the Death God mission and don Nicholas Raine’s legendary armor and Settler Pistol.
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Mortal Kombat 11 Announcement Trailer
Dec 06, 2018 - 9:04 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Mortal Kombat is back and better than ever in the next evolution of the iconic franchise.

The all new Custom Character Variations give you unprecedented control to customize the fighters and make them your own. The new graphics engine showcasing every skull-shattering, eye-popping moment, brings you so close to the fight you can feel it. And featuring a roster of new and returning Klassic Fighters, Mortal Kombat’s best in class cinematic story mode continues the epic saga over 25 years in the making.
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New Dragon Age Teaser Trailer
Dec 06, 2018 - 9:02 PM - by Evil Avatar
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Obsidian's SyFy RPG The Outer Worlds Announced
Dec 06, 2018 - 8:20 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Watch the official announcement trailer for The Outer Worlds, a new single-player first-person sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division.

In The Outer Worlds, you awake from hibernation on a colonist ship that was lost in transit to Halcyon, the furthest colony from Earth located at the edge of the galaxy, only to find yourself in the midst of a deep conspiracy threatening to destroy it. As you explore the furthest reaches of space and encounter various factions, all vying for power, the character you decide to become will determine how this player-driven story unfolds. In the corporate equation for the colony, you are the unplanned variable.
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New Anthem Trailer
Dec 06, 2018 - 8:15 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Check out the new Official Anthem Trailer from the 2018 Game Awards.

Through the power of the javelins, skilled pilots called lancers were able to fight back against this perilous world. But a new enemy has emerged, seeking to harness the limitless power of the Anthem. And if they succeed, nothing will stand in their way.
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Far Cry 5 Stand-Alone Expansion Pack "New Dawn" Announced
Dec 06, 2018 - 7:34 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Introducing Far Cry New Dawn, the standalone sequel to Far Cry 5. Watch the World Premiere trailer and discover how Hope County, Montana has changed seventeen years after a global nuclear catastrophe. Far Cry New Dawn releases February 15, 2019 for $39.99 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Announced as a Switch Exclusive
Dec 06, 2018 - 7:21 PM - by Evil Avatar

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The MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE series returns for the first time in 10 years—with a new action RPG—exclusively on the Nintendo Switch system! Assemble your ultimate team of Marvel Super Heroes from a huge cast including the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men, and more! Team up with friends to prevent galactic devastation at the hands of the mad cosmic tyrant Thanos and his ruthless warmasters, The Black Order.
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Super Smash Bros Ultimate: Review Round-Up
Dec 06, 2018 - 12:43 PM - by PatrickRes9


Smash Bros Ultimate reviews are rolling in as the game releases and they're pointing to a really positive release in the series. All indicators point to a game that isn't just a rehashing of prior titles, but a full fledged sequel packed with the most content the series has ever seen. Let's take at Nintendo's description of the game and a round-up of reviews:

Overview (from Nintendo eShop page)
New characters and stages join the entire legacy roster!

Register your game with My Nintendo by Jan. 31, 2019, and Piranha Plant will join the battle when it’s available, around Feb. 2019! Learn more >>

Gaming icons clash in the ultimate brawl you can play anytime, anywhere! Smash rivals off the stage as new characters Simon Belmont and King K. Rool join Inkling, Ridley, and every fighter in Super Smash Bros. history. Enjoy enhanced speed and combat at new stages based on the Castlevania series, Super Mario Odyssey, and more!

Having trouble choosing a stage? Then select the Stage Morph option to transform one stage into another while battling—a series first! Plus, new echo fighters Dark Samus, Richter Belmont, and Chrom join the battle. Whether you play locally or online, savor the faster combat, new attacks, and new defensive options, like a perfect shield. Jam out to 900 different music compositions and go 1-on-1 with a friend, hold a 4-player free-for-all, kick it up to 8-player battles and more! Feel free to bust out your GameCube controllers—legendary couch competitions await—or play together anytime, anywhere!

Reviews
Metacritic - 93/100
OpenCritic - 94/100

Areajugones - Spanish - 10 / 10.0
Destructoid - 9.5 / 10.0
EGM - 9.5 / 10.0
Gameblog - French - 9 / 10
GameSpot - 9 / 10
GamesRadar+ - 4.5 / 5 stars
God is a Geek - 10 / 10.0
Hobby Consolas - Spanish - 95 / 100
IGN - 9.4 / 10.0
IGN Spain - Spanish - 9.5 / 10.0
Metro GameCentral - 9 / 10
Nintendo Insider - 10 / 10
Press Start - 10 / 10
Spaziogames - Italian - 9.7 / 10.0
Telegraph - 4 / 5 stars
The Games Machine - Italian - 9.3 / 10.0
TheSixthAxis - 10 / 10
Twinfinite - 5 / 5.0
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Support Evil Avatar - Donation Drive!
Dec 06, 2018 - 6:45 AM - by Evil Avatar

Time to round up a little more reserves to keep the lights on! If you would like to help support EvilAvatar.com you can use our regular Donation System through the site or you can pledge a monthly payments on Patreon.

Even a small $1 or $5 Donation on Patreon will make a big chunk in our monthly hosting costs!

A regular one-time cash donation is always welcome.

We lost one of our advertising sources last month and I haven't been pushing the Patreon much because I'm still working with my buddy to get the embroidery done for the polo shirts, but if you can afford to help now would be a great time to dig in and support the page. I've got quite a few Evil Avatar patches left, so anyone who donates during this drive -- either on Patreon or through the regular PayPal system -- I'll send you out a patch!

We have been going for 20 years and I plan to keep it up for 20 more!
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Pure Evil - The Game Awards
Dec 06, 2018 - 6:19 AM - by Evil Avatar

Tonight is the online awards show The Game Awards. I don’t usually do much promotion for the show since it has been universially terrible since inception. A lot of indie developers no one cares about and awards mostly given out to whatever company is the one bankrolling the show itself.

Not to mention that the show is going to be online only in the middle of the week?

This year there should be a few decent announcements. Far Cry 5 and that Obsidian Fallout Clone as well as something from the new Avengers game a teaser for Star Wars and a new Rage trailer.

It seems like a slightly stronger lineup than previous years, but I still think the awards themselves will mostly go to titles that people didn’t care much about — because those are the companies bankrolling the show. If they changed it to The Shill Awards at least it would have the sting of honesty.
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Below Launches December 14th
Dec 05, 2018 - 7:51 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Explore the Depths of a mysterious isle when Below launches on Xbox One & Steam on December 14th, 2018.

Test your adventurer mettle against The Isle’s procedural subterranean labyrinths. Explore a large, interconnected underworld crawling with cunning creatures, deadly traps, and something… else. Survive the perils of The Depths and unearth what lies Below...

Wishlist Below on Steam here.
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BBC's Watership Down Trailer
Dec 04, 2018 - 7:57 PM - by Evil Avatar

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BBC One’s star-studded new adaptation of Watership Down uses Richard Adams’ bestselling novel as its source to bring an innovative interpretation to the much loved classic.

Adapted for the screen by Tom Bidwell and directed by Noam Murro, this tale of adventure, courage and survival follows a band of rabbits as they flee the certain destruction of their home.
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Epic Launches Digital Games Store
Dec 04, 2018 - 6:53 PM - by Evil Avatar

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Announcing the Epic Games Store

For the past five years, we've been building tools enabling Epic to bring our games directly to players. We built the Epic Games launcher on PC and Mac featuring Fortnite and Unreal Engine; we built a worldwide digital commerce ecosystem supporting dozens of payment methods; and we gained great economies of scale thanks to Fortnite's growth.

As developers ourselves, we wanted two things: a store with fair economics, and a direct relationship with players. And we've heard that many of you want this too!

Soon we'll launch the Epic Games store, and begin a long journey to advance the cause of all developers. The store will launch with a hand-curated set of games on PC and Mac, then it will open up more broadly to other games and to Android and other open platforms throughout 2019.

The Epic Games store will operate on the following principles:

All Developers Earn 88%

Developers receive 88% of revenue. There are no tiers or thresholds. Epic takes 12%. And if you’re using Unreal Engine, Epic will cover the 5% engine royalty for sales on the Epic Games store, out of Epic’s 12%.

Have a Direct Relationship With Players

People who buy your games automatically subscribe to your newsfeed so you can reach them with game updates and news about upcoming releases. The newsfeed is front-and-center. You’ll also be able to reach your players through email, if they choose to share it.

Connect with Creators

YouTube content creators, Twitch streamers, bloggers, and others are at the leading edge of game discovery. The 10,000-strong Epic Games Support-A-Creator program helps you reach creators, so they can help you reach players. If you opt to participate, creators who refer players to buy your game will receive a share of the revenue that you set (tracked by code or affiliate marketing link). To jumpstart the creator economy, Epic will cover the first 5% of creator revenue-sharing for the first 24 months.

Developers Control Their Game Pages

As a developer, you control your game page and your newsfeed. There will be no store-placed ads or cross-marketing of competing games on your page, and no paid ads in search results.

All Engines Are Welcome

The Epic Games store is open to games built with any engine, and the first releases span Unreal, Unity and internal engines.

When You Succeed, We Succeed

We’ve built this store and its economic model so that Epic’s interests are aligned with your interests. Because of the high volume of Fortnite transactions, we can process store payments, serve bandwidth, and support customers very efficiently. From Epic’s 12% store fee, we’ll have a profitable business we’ll grow and reinvest in for years to come!

More details on upcoming game releases will be revealed at The Game Awards this Thursday, December 6th.
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While I admire the idea of someone trying to compete with Steam, I think most people just don't want to install another digital platform on top of Steam/Origin/UPlay/Battlet.net.
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Captain Marvel - Trailer #2
Dec 03, 2018 - 10:04 PM - by Kreigmstr

This got posted a couple hours ago. Looks significantly better than the first trailer.
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Game & Movie Releases for the week of December 2nd to December 8th
Dec 03, 2018 - 4:18 PM - by Evil Avatar

Game & Movie Releases for the week of December 2nd to December 8th, 2018.

Retail Games
Just Cause 4: Gold Edition (PS4, Xbox, PC)
Persona Dancing: Endless Night Collection Day One Edition (PS4)
Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight Day One Edition (PS4)
Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight Day One Edition (PS4)
PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS (PS4)
Subnautica (PS4)
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice (PS4)
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (PS4, Switch)
Hello Neighbor: Hide & Seek (PS4, Switch)
Override: Mech City Brawl Super Charged Mega Edition (PS4, Xbox)
Just Deal With It! (PS4)
Wordhunters (PS4)
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Switch)
SEGA Genesis Classics (Switch)
Gear Club Unlimited 2 (Switch)

Movies & TV
Mission: Impossible - Fallout
The Nun
Westworld: The Complete Second Season
The Happytime Murders
Operation Finale
Castlevania: Season 1
Attraction
Digimon Adventure Tri. 6: Future
The Handmaid's Tale: Season Two
Ride
Snowflake
Yellowstone: Season One
Elizabeth Harvest
God Bless the Broken Road
Viking Destiny
What Keeps You Alive
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!: Take On Me
In Harm's Way
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Kuma Miko: The Complete Series
McQueen
Rainbow Days: The Complete Series
The Silver Guardian: The Complete Series

Box Office
None.
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Ralph Breaks the Internet Tops the Box Office Again
Dec 03, 2018 - 3:26 PM - by Evil Avatar

Ralph may not have broken the internet, but he broke the #1 spot at the box office for a second week in a row.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the weekend of November 30th to December 2nd, 2018.
  1. Ralph Breaks the Internet $25.5/$119.1
  2. Dr. Seuss' The Grinch $17.9/$203.7
  3. Creed II $16.6/$80.9
  4. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald $11.3/$134.5
  5. Bohemian Rhapsody $8.0/$164.3
  6. Instant Family $7.1/$45.9
  7. The Possession of Hannah Grace $6.4/$6.4
  8. Robin Hood $4.7/$21.8
  9. Widows $4.4/$33.0
  10. Green Book $3.9/$14.0
  11. 2.0 $2.7/$3.7
  12. A Star is Born $1.8/$193.7
7 Replies | 1,062 Views
It's Sunday: What NFL Games Are You Watching?
Dec 02, 2018 - 8:56 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel

It's week 13. Well I'll be watching the Vikes take on the Patriots (I don't expect the Vikes to win )

What game(s) did you watch today?
7 Replies | 1,068 Views
The Story of the Oliver Twins - Free PDF Version
Nov 30, 2018 - 12:30 PM - by BeardedSonOfNel

Via Fusion Retro Books
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The book, The Story of the Oliver Twins, is 236 pages in length and covers the history in gaming of Philip and Andrew Oliver from their very early days whey they learnt to program in their bedrooms through their days at Codemasters before moving on to start Blitz Games.

The book also celebrates their best games, as well as containing personal memoirs from many who worked with the Twins.

This is a well put together book, and free for the next couple of weeks!
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Weekend Headbanger - What are you listening to?
Nov 30, 2018 - 11:11 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel

The weekend is finally here, so grab a beer and share some tunes.

What are you listening to?
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Happy Death Day 2U Trailer
Nov 30, 2018 - 9:30 AM - by Evil Avatar


Click on the Headline for the Trailer.

Quote:
This Valentine's Day, death makes a killer comeback.

Jessica Rothe leads the returning cast of HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U, the follow-up to Blumhouse’s (Split, Get Out, The Purge series) surprise 2017 smash hit of riveting, repeating twists and comic turns. This time, our hero Tree Gelbman (Rothe) discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
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