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Return of the Obra Dinn's Creator Reminisces on Getting Its Iconic Style Just Right

"After working on non-graphical stuff for so long, I took a moment to reflect on what I had with the visuals. It wasn’t great."

Okami Sequel Teased By Noted Twitter Troll Hideki Kamiya

I mean, it'd be nice if it were true.

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.

Nintendo Switch's North American Sales Have Surpassed the Wii U's Global Lifetime Sales

The Switch has solidly outsold its console predecessor.

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.

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.

G2A Representative: "Do You Really Think You Could Illegally Obtain 100,000 Keys?"

Speaking with GamesIndustry.biz, G2A's head of communication Maciej Kuc fires back at critics of the key selling marketplace.

Rhythm Game Avicii Invector Will Donate Some of Its Royalties to Mental Health Foundation

Owners of the original 2017 release of Invector on PS4 will receive the new version as a free update.

The Good Version of Sonic the Hedgehog Is Coming to Super Monkey Ball

The HD remake of Super Monkey Ball's Wii installment is getting a classic, blue-quilled bonus.

Blizzard Cancels Overwatch Switch Launch Event Amid Ongoing Public Backlash

The Nintendo New York event has been abruptly cancelled.

Surprise! A Big Patch for Fortnite Chapter 2 is Live [Update]

Fortnite Chapter 2 is now live.

Wargroove Is Getting a Free Heist-Themed Co-Op DLC Called Double Trouble

Chucklefish will also introduce some new tools for custom maps and game-wide balance changes.

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.

Here's Your First Glimpse of Fortnite Chapter 2, Thanks to This Leaked Trailer

Fortnite is looking surprisingly nautical.

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.

Fortnite Probably Isn't Dead, But Players Can't Help But Wonder What's Next

After a massive explosion, Fortnite users are left with only an eerie void and theories.

A New Fortnite Battle Royale Map May Have Been Leaked on the App Store

Fortnite's map has changed a lot over its 10 seasons. Is it about to be replaced?

Professor E. Gadd from Luigi's Mansion is Nintendo's Most Dangerous Character

Stop this man before he kills again.

Untitled Goose Game Developer: "I Could Never Have Seen These Last Few Weeks Coming"

House House's Nico Disseldorp talks about Untitled Goose Game's organic, unorthodox success (and the best goose memes) with Vox.

Daemon X Machina Just Got Competitive Multiplayer

More updates are on the way for the spiritual successor to Armored Core too.

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends Will Also Have the Arcade Original, If Four-Player Isn’t Your Bag

That's bonus Bubble Bobble bang for your buck.

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.

Overwatch's Mei Becomes Symbol of Protest Following Hearthstone Player's Suspension

Supporters are making fan art of Mei supporting the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

AI Might Enslave Humankind One Day, but It Can't Yet Create Good Objectives for a Mean Goose

Untitled Goose Game would be weirder, but probably not as fun, with these objectives from a neural network.

Pokemon Shield Gets an Exclusive Regional Variant, Galarian Ponyta

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

Check Out This Super Mario Maker 2 Course From the Yooka-Laylee Developers

Playtonic is just the first indie dev Nintendo will shout out via Mario Maker 2.

Doom Eternal Delayed to 2020, Switch Version Further Out

It will now compete with... Animal Crossing?

Experience AI Counseling On-The-Go When Eliza Comes to Switch This Week

Bring your counseling patients wherever you want now.

The Lineup for Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 Includes Sekiro, Final Fantasy 8, and a Destiny 2 Raid

It will no doubt make any future raid time of mine look embarrassing.

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

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

Reggie Fils-Aimé Given Lifetime Achievement Award by Video Game Hall of Fame

The former NoA president credits his connection to the community.

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.

Return of the Obra Dinn Sails Onto Consoles Later This Month

Switch, Xbox One, and PS4 owners will get a crack at this nautical mystery in a few weeks.

Panzer Dragoon Remake Studio is Tackling The House of the Dead Next

But where's Typing of the Dead?

The Writers Guild Won't Be Awarding Video Game Writing Until More Games Are Made by Members

The union is waiting for a "critical mass," but some writers don't seem eager.

Game Freak Almost Made a Game for the Virtual Boy and Other Revelations From Today's Pokemon Q&A

You don't want to know how the Poke-sausage gets made.

Streamer Becomes One With the Goose With Makeshift Untitled Goose Game Controller

Streamer Rudeism’s goose suit controller is honking beautiful.

Latest Super Mario Maker 2 Patch Finally Lets You Play Online With Friends

On top of this multiplayer and quality of life-focused update, Nintendo says new course parts are on the way.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Gets Big Info Drop Today - Here's All The Highlights

A lot of Pokemon news is coming out today.

Overwatch on Switch Takes a Page From Metroid Prime 3 With New Control Scheme

Motion controls are back in fashion.

Schwarzenegger Makes His Fighting Game Debut in Mortal Kombat 11 Trailer

Does this mean Skynet is in the Mortal Kombat lore now?

Switch Lite is Now Part of Joy-Con Class Action Lawsuit Against Nintendo

Some owners say those analog sticks are drifting just the same.

The New My Hero Academia Game Will Follow Season 4 of the Anime, Coming 2020

One's Justice returns with a literal Overhaul.

Brain Age is Coming to the Switch This December, But Only in Japan

Hope your sudoku skills haven't gone rusty.

We're in Awe of This Nickelodeon-Super Smash Bros. Mash-Up Poster

There are just too many references to keep track of.

Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Will Touch Down on PS4 and PC Next Month

This will be the first No More Heroes release on a non-Nintendo platform.

Mortal Kombat 11 Is Getting Bite Sized 3-Person “Raids” Soon

In Team Raids, trios of fighters will fight simultaneous individual matches against a single boss.

There's a New Pokemon Sword and Shield Presentation Coming Next Week

Sonia needs our help, apparently.

Bethesda Announces Exclusive Doom Eternal Skins for Owners of Classic Doom Ports

You don't have to log in to the Slayers Club, but you'll get skins if you do.

Shovel Knight Developers Say King of Cards and Showdown Mark "The End"

After releasing these final two free updates, Yacht Club is moving on to new projects.

Mad Technology Wizard Makes Switch Lite Playable on TV...With a Catch

Some people thrive on technicalities the way the rest of us thrive on food.

Fortnite Fans Think They've Figured Out How Season 10 Will End

Some leaks seem to hint at a massive change coming to Epic's battle royale.

Grandia HD Collection is Getting a Patch in Response to Fan Criticisms

Grandia is on track to become a little bit grander.

Speedrunners Have Untitled Goose Game Down to Less Than Four Minutes Already

Wreaking havoc on the town in no time at all.

Untitled Goose Game Uses About 400 Different Tracks to Adapt to Your Goose Antics

Thanks to public domain, we could also get a soundtrack of these particular Debussy interpretations.

Link's Awakening Leads UK Charts Over Borderlands 3

It's the third time the Zelda series has ever led the UK Charts.

Fortnite Season 11 is Going to Have Bots and Some New Matchmaking Features

If you're still getting a grip on Fortnite, Epic's going to give you some bot friends to play with.

Following Bombshell Report, More Indies Share Horror Stories of Working With Nicalis

Sources allege that Nicalis routinely stonewalls its prospective and established business partners.

Link's Awakening's Dungeon Creator Came From Brainstorming What a Zelda Maker Might Look Like

Series producer Aonuma says Miyamoto spurred the idea.

Fortnite Is Unveiling a Batman-Themed Event Tomorrow

Alfred, I need more Slurp Juice!

How Queen Latifah Became a Last-Minute Addition to Sayonara Wild Hearts

Developer Simogo tells us how one off-handed suggestion landed them a major celeb.

Warframe Developer Responds to Recent Wave of Negative Reviews on Steam

Several issues with the Chinese Warframe community brought on a torrent of negativity.

We Dare You to Eat This Pile of Ancient Pokemon Food

Expiration dates are just suggestions.

Puzzle Quest's Remaster Brings the Classic Match-3 RPG to Switch Today

Relive match-three history.

Reggie Fils-Aimé's Been Up To a Lot Since His Retirement From Nintendo

The former Nintendo of America president has been pretty active.

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening's Most Famous Song Now Has Soul-Shredding Lyrics

Let's be honest, you knew it wasn't going to be an uplifting ditty.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Trailer Unveils Sirfetch'd, the Galarian Evolution of Farfetch'd

The Sword-exclusive duck knight is stoic and perfect.

Overwatch's Bastion Gets an Adorable Lego Skin for New Event

Just be careful you don't step on him.

Tetris 99 Will Dole Out Super Kirby Clash Currency in a Nintendo F2P Mash-Up

Two different Nintendo approaches to free-to-play are going to #linkandbuild.

The First Three Dragon Quests Finally Leave Their Mobile Prison For Switch

Erdrick's violent kids are about to run rampant on your Switch.

Why Astral Chain Might Be the Year's Biggest Surprise for the Nintendo Switch

In a year of Fire Emblem and Pokemon, PlatinumGames has found success on the Switch.

NPD: Five of August's Top 10 Best-Selling Games Were Nintendo Switch Exclusives

Astral Chain makes a surprisingly strong debut.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is Never Getting Goku, Stop Asking Before Sakurai Snaps

Kamehamehey this isn't going to happen.

Ring Fit Adventure for Switch is Wii Fit With a Story Mode

Nintendo's new fitness product is an adventure game first, with fitness challenges and minigames on the side.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Patch Replaces Former Voice Actor of Male Byleth

Zach Aguilar is taking on Byleth duties now.

Bayonetta 1 and 2 Confirmed to be Leaving the North American Wii U eShop Next Week [Update]

The stylish witch will stay with the Switch.

Fortnite Patch Notes 10.30 Introduce the Moisty Palms Rift Zone

Greasy Grove is back, in a way.

New Celeste DLC Includes an Affecting Revelation About Madeline That Casts Her Story in a New Light

Madeline's battle with depression and anxiety take on a new meaning in Farewell DLC.

Civilization 6's New Battle Royale Mode Isn't A Joke, But Its Tone Sure is Goofy

If Tetris can have one, why not Civ?

New Breath of the Wild Speedrun Trick Breaks Old Routes With Bombs and Bullet Time

Expect a new slew of world record times very soon.

Breath of the Wild 2 Hiring for "New Experiences" Raises Exciting Possibilities

Something is stirring in Hyrule.

Major Fire Emblem: Three Houses Bug Gets Patched With Switch Firmware 9.0.0

The expansion pass broke the game, but let's blame Ignatz and watch him sweat.

Nintendo Switch Update Will Let You Invite Online Friends to Play

That is, once software supports it.

Why Doom 64's Switch Port Is a Big Deal

One way Doom 64 differs from the original is that it's never officially been ported.

Yoshi's Island's Hidden Multiplayer is Still In the SNES Online Switch Version

You can still spit seeds at your friends.

Nintendo Files Patent For What Looks Like a Hinged Joy-Con

If your hands get stiff while playing your Switch in handheld mode, maybe Joy-Cons like these could help.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles' Remaster is Hitting Early Next Year

You'll be able to ditch those GBA-to-GameCube link cables early next year.

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