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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Gets in the Spooky Spirit With a New Fall Update

Pumpkins, vampire-pale skin, and everyone's favorite Halloween czar are on the way.

I Am Dead, a New Annapurna Game About the Afterlife, Launches This October

The great beyond is full of cute puzzles, it seems.

Kirby Fighters 2 Leaks on Nintendo's Own Site

Kirby's getting back into brawling.

The Game Awards Will Host Its 2020 Show From Three Remote Locations

Geoff Keighley's big year-end show will be broadcast from LA, London, and Tokyo.

Monster Hunter Stories 2 Lets You Raise a Rathalos Friend on the Switch

No sweetie, don't hurt the monster. Make nice with it. Niiiice monster.

Empire of Sin Makes An Offer You Can't Refuse This December

Gather up some Goodfellas, it's time for crime.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps Is Out On Switch Today

The Xbox-published platformer just closed out a Nintendo Direct showcase.

A New Disgaea Is Coming to Nintendo Switch Next Summer

Time to make the numbers go up again.

Hades Launches on Nintendo Switch Later Today

Supergiant fools us all with a stealth launch.

Monster Hunter: Rise is a Switch Exclusive Launching in March 2021

The next entry in the series returns to its Nintendo roots.

Mass Effect Trilogy Remaster Resurfaces in Retailer Listing

A store listing shows PS4, Xbox One, and Switch versions.

There's a New Nintendo Direct Mini Partner Showcase Airing Early Tomorrow Morning

Expect a slew of third-party announcements for the Switch.

Rocket League Will Go Free-to-Play Next Week

The switch over to a new model is coming soon.

Risk of Rain 2 Studio Lays Out Plans For Future, Including Paid Expansions

Less incremental, more substantial.

This Week's Xbox Series S Reveal Has Me Feeling Optimistic About Microsoft Again

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Microsoft's Series S reveal caps off an intriguing strategy for upending the console market.

Hades Is Pushing Back Cross-Save Support to Make Its Launch Target

It's still planned for later this year, though.

Scott Pilgrim Returns This Holiday With a Complete Edition

Yep, it's finally happening.

Ubisoft's Immortals Fenyx Rising Gets a Fresh Reveal and a December Release Date

The game formerly known as Gods & Monsters also looks quite a bit different from the last time we saw it.

No More Heroes 3 Is Now Aiming For a 2021 Launch

It will be picking up some new art, though.

Fortnite Adds Stark Industries HQ Today, and Sets the Stage for Galactus

Tony Stark's headquarters have arrived on the Battle Royale map.

Harmonix's Fuser Eschews Gender in Its Character Customization Options

The makers of Rock Band are taking a freeform, inclusive approach to letting players create their DJ avatars.

Report: Future Switch Games Should Be 4K-Ready, Nintendo Tells Developers

Looks like that revised Switch model really could support 4K games.

Breath of the Wild 2 News Won't Be Coming for "a Bit Longer," Producer Says

The new Hyrule Warriors will fill in the past, but the future's still a ways off.

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory's Story Takes Place After the ReMind DLC

And we might see more of Kairi's childhood.

And Now, a One-Woman Performance of Hamilton in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

And there's a chance you could attend a future performance!

Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered is Getting a Slew of Updates and Fixes

Square Enix aims to mend its cracked crystal.

Pikmin 3 Returns to Wii U eShop, Bucking Nintendo's Scarcity Trend

The day after baffling fans with some limited-availability Mario titles, Pikmin is suddenly back.

Nintendo's Mario-Palooza Shows How the Pandemic Could Change Everything

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | There's no such thing as a slow news week when the industry is forced to question its most foundational assumptions.

Lab Zero Owner Lays Off Remaining Staff After Others Quit in Protest

The Skullgirls and Indivisible studio is all but shuttered.

Crysis Remastered Has Surprisingly Modest PC Requirements

You may need more oomph for 4K and 60 FPS, but you can probably run Crysis pretty well as-is.

Super Mario 3D World Appears Significantly Faster on Switch Than It Was on Wii U

What's better than Cat Mario? How about a faster Cat Mario?

Fuser, Harmonix's New DJ Rhythm Game, Is Coming Out in November

You'll be able to live out your Girl Talk dreams in just a couple months.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Will Celebrate the Super Mario Anniversary in March

Who's hoping to make their island into Delfino Plaza?

Super Mario Bros. 35 Is Tetris 99 Meets Mario

Strangely, this official take on a Mario battle royale will also be a limited-time affair.

Nintendo Reveals Super Mario 3D All-Stars Remaster Collection, Launching This Month

Nintendo finally reveals the long-rumored collection.

Spiritfarer's Ableist Storyline and Writing Will Be Fixed, Thunder Lotus Pledges

The developer has apologized for certain dialog within the game.

Rocket League Won't Need Switch Online or PlayStation Plus Once It's Free-to-Play

That once agains leaves Xbox as the odd platform out.

Toby Fox Teases “a Little Something” for Undertale’s Fifth Anniversary

Don't expect a surprise Deltarune drop, however.

Hello Games Hopes Its Next Big Launch Is Less Rocky Than No Man's Sky's

Founder Sean Murray says he "wouldn't want to put anyone through that again."

Immortals Fenyx Rising Is the New Name for Gods & Monsters, Ubisoft Confirms

Renamed and ready for a showing next week.

Nintendo Is Changing Its Refund Policy for eShop Pre-Orders

You'll now be able to cancel pre-orders seven days before the release date.

Immortals: Fenyx Rising Might Be Gods & Monsters's Blazing New Name

I admit I'm going to automatically pronounce it as "Fen-ix," though.

Doom Eternal's Ancient Gods DLC Will Be Available as a Standalone Purchase

You'll be able to blast these demons without buying the full release.

The Complete Gamescom 2020 Opening Night Live Recap

Dragon Age, Fall Guys Season 2, and Ratchet & Clank all featured in today's presentation. Here's the complete recap.

The Last Campfire, Hello Games' Next Project, Gets Surprise Drop Tomorrow

See what Hello Games has been up to besides No Man's Sky.

The Sinking City Publisher Nacon Fires Back at Developers Over Delisting

Nacon says it "emphatically rejects" the statement from Frogwares on a factual basis.

Collection of SaGa: Final Fantasy Legend Brings Three Classic Game Boy JRPGs to Switch

Get ready, heroes, to bust an opium-smuggling ring. Er, I mean, bust a banana-smuggling ring.

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory Is Coming This November

Get ready to sing (and probably cry), Kingdom Hearts fans.

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Reignites the Perfect Combination Later This Year

It'll drop down in December.

Lab Zero Head's Misconduct Prompts Employee Exodus From Skullgirls Studio

Employees are departing the studio over head Mike Zaimont's actions.

The Sinking City Delisted As Frogwares Feuds With Publisher

A contract dispute has led to the disappearance of this Lovecraftian story from some storefronts.

Find the Culprit in Paradise Killer Next Week on PC and Switch

Celebrate the end of summer with a murder mystery.

Report: "Upgraded" Nintendo Switch Model Releasing in 2021

Nintendo is said to be looking into 4K visuals and upgraded processing power.

NBA 2K21's Current-Gen Demo Pits Larry Bird Against Kobe Bryant

Today, you can get a small taste of what this year's $60 NBA 2K offering is like.

New Nintendo Switch Model Could Reportedly Be Launching in 2021

A report indicates another Switch could join the family.

Sayonara Wild Hearts is Getting a Retail Release Worldwide, Complete With Neat Stickers

Are you A Howling Moon, A Stereo Lover, or a Dancing Devil?

Rocksteady's on Shaky Ground Ahead of Its Big Reveal

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | The Batman: Arkham Knight developer's handling of a 2018 report of sexism at the studio has drawn attention, critics, and defenders.

Epic Turns Apple Dispute Into a Fortnite Event With the #FreeFortnite Cup

The event debuts this Sunday, on August 23.

Every Announcement From Today's Nintendo Indie World Showcase

One bad dad and two terrible geese.

Untitled Goose Game Is Getting a Co-Op Mode That Supports Two Terrible Geese

It takes two to truly shatter a town's peace.

Eiyuden Chronicle Kickstarter Passes the 108 Character Threshold

Eiyuden Chronicle is continually shaping into the Suikoden successor we pine for.

Master Roshi Is Coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ Next Month

Please give us Buff Roshi.

Sports Story, the Follow-Up to Golf Story, Has Been Delayed

The team needs more time to try and fully realize its ambitions.

A New Nintendo Indie World Showcase Arrives Tomorrow Morning

Nintendo will spotlight the cool indies coming to Switch.

Fortnite Is Huge on iOS, Android Not So Much

Epic's Apple-focused crusade makes more sense in light of Fortnite's comparatively tiny Android revenue.

Fortnite Has Been Removed From the Google Play Store, Epic Files Lawsuit in Response

This comes hours after Apple kicked Fortnite off the App Store.

Epic Wants Its Own App Store on iOS for Fortnite and More

If Apple's App Store dominance wanes, could we see an iOS Epic Games Store?

Fortnite Discounts the Price of V-Bucks, Adds New Mobile Payment Method

The mobile discount circumvents Apple and Google's 30% transaction fee.

Risk of Rain 2's Final Boss Is Here, and It Emphatically Owns

Prepare to feel truly weak.

Some Rocket League Cosmetics, Like the Mario Cars, Can't Move Between Platforms

Any pop-culture crossover or console exclusive will stay tied to where you got it.

Gaming Rides a Lockdown-Induced Financial High

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Quarterly financials clash with GDC Summer, interspersed by insular policies from the U.S. government and Apple.

Aeon Must Die Studio Accused of "Unbearable" Work Conditions and IP Theft

The State of Play-featured game has come under fire, and its publisher has already responded.

Braid Is Getting a Remastered Anniversary Edition Next Year

Someone go tell Soulja Boy.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Sells 22 Million Units, Eclipsing Smash Ultimate and Breath of the Wild

It's a stunning newfound success for Animal Crossing.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Players Are Having Fun With Its Tiny Battlefield Update

Smash Bros. can have a little Battlefield, as a treat.

Pikmin 3 Comes to the Switch in October With New Levels

Alph, Brittany, and Charlie are getting the Deluxe re-release treatment.

Carrion's Nintendo Switch Icon Is, Sadly, Safe For Work Now

No more Lovecraftian private parts. Lovecraftian private parts are canceled.

Fortnite Adds Cars and Trucks Tomorrow in the Joy Ride Update

There should be a few different vehicles headed to the island.

Link's Crafting From Breath of the Wild Makes Conspicuous Appearance in Serious Historical Fiction

John Boyne's A Traveller at the Gates of Wisdom just needs a couple of sequels: A Traveller at the Gates of Courage and A Traveller at the Gates of Power.

No Taxation Without Misrepresentation

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Electronic Arts sees a phenomenal surge in sales due to the pandemic, but the impact on the bottom line is minimal compared to a good tax dodge.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons's Fireworks Are Being Put to All Sorts of Creative Uses

There's neat art, fake distress signals, and... oh, no.

Unique "Anti-RPG" Moon Comes to Nintendo Switch in August

For the first time in English, at that.

Cooking and Growing Vegetables in Animal Crossing: New Horizons Have Been Datamined

From an ever-reliable dataminer, at that.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Gets Fireworks Shows and Dream Islands This Week

One of New Leaf's best features is coming to islands this week.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Is Finally Getting Island Backups

Save data transfers are coming sometime this year, too.

Apex Legends' First Season 6 Teaser is Here, Pointing to Map Changes

The World's Edge could be in for a few reworks.

Looks Like Cuphead's Coming to PS4 Very Soon [Update: It's Here!]

According to an appearance on the PSN Store.

Alleged Pandemic Crunch on Apex Legends Points to a Widespread Industry Issue

A recent Glassdoor review points to a problem that'll likely affect games for years to come.

Spiritual Suikoden Successor Eiyuden Chronicle Funded on Kickstarter Within Hours

Guess some folks were eager for a new Suikoden.

Netflix Is Making a Witcher Prequel, Set 1,200 Years Before Geralt

Netflix expands on the universe of The Witcher.

CrossCode Patch Aims to Fix Its Menus and Slowdown on the Switch

There's a number of fixes addressing performance issues.

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