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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remaster Delayed Until Summer 2020

On the plus side, it'll have transferable saves across all platforms.

The Game Awards is Launching a New Initiative Featuring Limited-Time Demos of Upcoming Games

Over a dozen games will have demos available for a limited time.

Golf Story is Getting a Sequel Called Sports Story—And Yes, It Has Even More Sports

Tennis, baseball, even volleyball and soccer.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Could Be Headed to Other Consoles in 2021

New box art details indicate the remake might be a timed exclusive.

Kairi Joins the Battle in Kingdom Hearts 3's Re Mind DLC, Out Next Month

A leaked trailer shows off new playable characters, additional exploration of Scala ad Caelum, and more.

"beYOOOOOOOW Beyowwwwwwww:" The Story Behind Sony's Iconic PlayStation Opening Chime

The music that defined a generation. Oh and Nirvana, I guess.

The Witcher 3's Initial Switch Port was 20 GB Bigger Than the Largest Cartridge

It took some finesse to make Switcher happen.

The Game Awards Has Around 10 New Games and Projects to Reveal

It'll run for almost three hours, too.

Nintendo Switch Online Getting Four More SNES Games After Long Wait, Including the Once Lost Star Fox 2

Crystalis is also on its way to the NES version of the service.

Nintendo Switch Cleans Up Over Thanksgiving With Its Best Sales Week to Date

The Switch sold 830,000 units over a single week. Damn.

Persona 5 Royal Will Steal Hearts Once Again in March

The updated Persona drops in at the end of a stacked month for games.

The Legend of Heroes Makes Its Switch Debut with Trails of Cold Steel 3

Falcom's behemoth RPG series is coming to the Switch in 2020.

Kingdom Hearts 3's Re:Mind DLC Will Have New Difficulty Options

A fleshed-out photo mode is on the way, too.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Will Have a Number of Returning Faces

I hope one of them pops out of a traffic cone or manhole.

Gigantamax Snorlax Doesn't Block the Route, He Is the Route

Max 'Lax impacts with stacked knickknacks he piggybacks.

Pokemon's Global Link Service Will End Next Year

The changing of the guard continues for Pokemon, but it's not too drastic.

The Pokemon Company is Trying to Sue Whoever Leaked Sword and Shield Info

Info from the official strategy guide got out, and they'd like to know who did it.

These Three Pokemon Have a Higher Appearance Rate in Sword and Shield's Max Raid Battles Until Early 2020

One older Pokemon, and two newcomers step into the Gigantamax spotlight.

You'll Need to Upgrade Your Translator in Cyberpunk 2077 to Understand Different Languages

You'll need to find new augments to understand new languages.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 2 is Already In Production

The second part of Cloud Stife's crazy shenanigans will hopefully arrive sooner than later.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Chocobos are Clearly Capable of Murder

Ride, my pretties! Final Fantasy 7 Remake draws ever closer!

Cyberpunk 2077 Likely Won't Come to PS5 or Scarlett Around Launch

Keanu's only got eyes for the current gen.

Netflix's The Witcher Episode Titles Tease Appearances of Familiar Characters, And More

We could be seeing more than just familiar Ciri and Yennefer as side characters in The Witcher.

Pokemon Sword and Shield are Already Smashing Series and Switch Sales Records

Combined, the two versions have already sold over 6 million units.

Final Fantasy 14 May Have Just Been Confirmed for PS5

Will the realm be reborn again on a new console?

Tokyo Mirage Sessions Will Have a New Dungeon and Adventure on Switch

Plus, the president enters the fray.

The Outer Worlds' Latest Patch Takes a Small Step Towards Solving its Text Size Problem

Was someone playing with Phineas' Shrink Ray?

Pokemon Sword and Shield's New "Bleached Form" Corsola Is an Oddly Relaxed Nod to Climate Change

The Pokemon world seems to have different environmental problems than our own.

The Game Awards 2019 Nominations: Control and Death Stranding Among Top Nominees

And Smash Bros. gets some belated acknowledgement.

Former BioWare Dev: EA's Frostbite Engine Is "Extremely Delicate and Needs a Huge Crew"

"It was getting harder and harder to make the content that people wanted."

Path of Exile 2 Just Got Announced, and It's Already Throwing Jabs at Diablo

We've got a tussle for the loot game spotlight on our hands.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Players Are Reporting a Scary But Solvable SD Card Issue

It looks more frightening than it really is.

Indie Devs: Apple Arcade is Healing a Wound in Mobile Gaming

The developers of Guildlings and Threes say the model is fixing the player-dev relationship.

Report: A New Mass Effect Is In Very Early Development at BioWare Edmonton

A Kotaku report indicates the series may return after a rough venture to Andromeda.

A Deluge of New Announcements for Xbox Game Pass Came Out of X019

The Witcher 3, Rage 2, classic Final Fantasy titles, and more.

Obsidian Founder Feargus Urquhart, Whose Credits Include Fallout, Wants to be a Game Director Again

After years on the business side, founder Feargus Urquhart is ready to make games again.

Obsidian CEO Says It Doesn't Plan On Expanding Too Much Under Microsoft

More resources doesn't mean Feargus Urquhart wants giant teams.

Here's Why Pokemon Fans Should Take the #GameFreakLied Claims With a Grain of Salt

Sword and Shield might reuse assets, but model wireframes aren't the end of the argument.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Director Has a Pretty Simple Explanation for Why Exp. Share is Always On

The new game's director explains why one feature is locked in the On position.

Bethesda Starts a New Studio Around the Original Prey Development Team

Human Head also worked on Prey 2 for Bethesda prior to its cancellation in 2014.

You Should Look Closely at the Switch in Pokemon Sword and Shield’s First Room

Game Freak gives the Switch a unique salute in Sword and Shield.

Pokemon's Level Limits Won't Stop You From Collecting Shiny Pokemon

You'll encounter Pokemon you can't catch in the Wild Area, but don't fret about missing out on a shiny.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Axes the Global Trade System, but Fear Not, There's a Replacement

GTS is gone, but vendor trash Pokemon will still clog the digital realm.

Disco Elysium Has Modding Now, So You Can Create Your Own Inner Demons

Be sure to check Nexus before your next visit to Revachol.

Pokemon Devs Respond to #ThankYouGameFreak Hashtag: "Sending the Love Back at You"

Pokemon fans flooded Twitter with positivity, and it was super effective.

The Last Japanese Trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield Keeps its Reveals Short and Sweet

Blink and you'll miss two more Pokemon Game Freak wants to show you ahead of release.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Featured Song From the Creator of Undertale is an A+ Jam

Toby Fox describes it as "a fierce track full of explosive power."

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Makes Big Changes to Summoning

Not just anyone can beckon the Knights of the Round.

Anyone Who Wanted Kingdom Hearts 3 Seems to Have Bought it at Launch

Final Fantasy 14 and mobile games carry Square Enix through a quiet year.

Concept Art for the Final Fantasy 14 Team's Next-Gen Game Emerges

We've got castles, we've got dragons.

This 7-Minute Final Fantasy 7 Remake Commercial Will Warm Your Cynical Heart

Who needs new gameplay footage when you have drama?

The Only Pokemon Halloween Costume that Matters is This Chonky Cat as Meowth

In honor of Halloween, a cat's dignity has been set aflame.

Undertale's Creator Pens a Special Song for Pokemon Sword and Shield

"It's not like a main track or anything. I just thought it was cool."

BlizzCon 2019 is Blizzard's Most Crucial Show in Years

The wayward company has a chance to set its tone for the future, for better or worse.

Disco Elysium Coming to Consoles Next Year, Devs Confirm

A soundtrack, art book, and more are also in the works.

The Outer Worlds Is "Designed to be Playable Without Color Information"

Unlike games that include colorblind modes, The Outer Worlds sought to bake those design principles in from the start.

Wrestler Kenny Omega Enters the Ring as Sans From Undertale

Ditching the one-winged angel for the one-eyed skullkid.

A New Bloodlines Prequel Mod Makes You Play as a Puny Mortal

Experience the lead-in to Bloodlines in this fan-made prelude.

Please Just Let Us Date the Persona 5 Guys

A new update to P5 Royal either indicates hope or rubs salt in the wound.

Scalpers are Charging Over $250 USD for a Hoodie from the London Pokemon Center

Panic! At the London Pokemon Center.

Dragon Age 4 Won't Be Out For Quite a While

It looks like BioWare's next big RPG is still a ways off.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Producer Explains Why Squats Are Not Going Away

The end of the world is no excuse for skipping leg day, bro.

A Speedrunner Has The Outer Worlds Down to Half an Hour

Even without major glitches, you can tear through Obsidian's latest right quick.

The Outer Worlds Devs on Upcoming Switch Port: We Were "Very, Very Surprised"

On USG's Axe of the Blood God podcast, Leonard Boyarsky sheds some light on how Outer Worlds for Switch came about.

In The Outer Worlds, it’s Easy to Miss All the Options for Your First Huge Choice

There's more to it than who you take your power regulator from.

Bethesda Responds to Fallout 76's Scrapbox Bug, Private Server Issues, and Other Subscription Problems

Bethesda acknowledges that Fallout 1st launched with a major bug, but denies that private worlds are being reused.

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Finally Gets a PC Release Date

Good news for PC players: Capcom is holding to its promised release window.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Creators on National Dex Backlash: "You Have to Take Criticism"

The National Dex criticism wasn't easy for Game Freak to take, but the team still listened.

Fallout 76 Subscription Controversy Compounded by Major Tech Problems

Private worlds don't offer enough privacy, and multiple players say their shiny new scrapboxes are eating loot.

How to Play The Outer Worlds For $5, And Get a Chalupa in the Process

For the price of a chalupa combo (yes, really), you can get some time with Xbox Game Pass.

The Final Fantasy 15 Novel Collecting Canceled DLC Has Been Delayed for English Readers

The break of dawn has been pushed back a bit for English audiences.

Ring Fit Adventure's Successful Debut Shows Everybody Likes Fitness Games and Hot Dragons

Why have one or the other when you can have both?

Fallout 76 is Getting a Premium Subscription Model For Private Worlds

It's almost more per month than the actual game costs.

This Ghastly Gastly is Already 2019's Pokemon Pumpkin of the Year

We get it, Gastly. You vape.

No, Frog from Chrono Trigger Did Not Steal Earthworm Jim's Arm

Arm yourself with the facts!

Yes, Tokyo Mirage Sessions Still Uses the Western Localization, and You Can Get a Refund if You're Feeling Aggrieved

Personally I just want to launch a Pegasus off Shibuya's 109 building.

The Witcher 3 Modders Manage to Hit 60 FPS on the Nintendo Switch

It'll just really heat your Switch up in the process.

Bungie Says Destiny 2's New Armor System Will Be Less Confusing, More Flexible After Future Updates

Bungie's revamped approach to armor customization is going to get a bit more flexible and easier to navigate.

Obsidian Developer Says Studio Can Focus on Games, Not Pitches, After Microsoft Buyout

Designer Brian Hines says Microsoft wants Obsidian to keep doing what's been working.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Ditches the Trainer School, Much to Everyone's Relief

I learned how to catch Pokemon from a drunk old man, and that's good enough for me.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Will Let You Wander Into Supremely Overlevelled Pokemon

You ventured into the wrong patch of tall grass, Trainer.

Bloodlines 2 Delayed to Avoid the Issues That Plagued the Original

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 is still targeted for 2020, but it'll come out later than Hardsuit Labs had initially hoped.

Fat Pikachu and Long Meowth Lead New Batch of Gigantamax Pokemon in Sword and Shield

Don't talk to me or my large son ever again.

Divinity: Fallen Heroes is On Indefinite Hiatus Due to Lack of Time and Resources

Larian Studios and Logic Artists were originally targeting Fallen Heroes for a November 2019 release.

Little Town Hero Will Last 10 to 20 Hours, According to its Director

Director Masao Taya doesn't play as many turn-based RPGs as he used to, and that informs Little Town Hero's compact campaign.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's File Size is Pleasantly Rotund, Like a Wooloo

You cannot nap on the belly of Sword and Shield's game cartridge, however.

Yoshinori Kitase Weighs in on the Possibility of a True Final Fantasy 8 Remake

Kitase's happy to work on Final Fantasy 7 again, but he'd sooner pass the torch for #8.

Pokemon Shield Gets an Exclusive Regional Variant, Galarian Ponyta

To catch those good vibes in the wild, you've gotta get Shield.

WoW Classic is Changing Up Its Roadmap With an Early Release for Dire Maul

Blizzard shifts the schedule a bit to take into account.

Here's Every Pokemon Sighting From Friday's 24 Hour Livestream

Let Galarian Ponyta make all your Lisa Frank dreams come true.

Chill Out to This 24-Hour Pokemon Sword and Shield Forest "Livestream"

Maybe you'll see a new Pokemon, maybe you won't.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Won't Actually Have 18 Gyms, Game Freak Clarifies

You'll only collect badges from eight Galar region gyms.

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