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

Fortnite is looking surprisingly nautical.

Pokemon Go’s Upcoming Halloween Event Does Even More to Taunt Poor Mimikyu

Niantic heard you like Pikachu, so here's a Pikachu dressed as Mimikyu who's dressed as Pikachu.

Z1 and PlanetSide Developer Daybreak Hit With Another Round of Layoffs

Daybreak Game Company had two rounds of layoffs last year.

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?

Pokemon Go Players Will Soon Be Able to Nominate and Evaluate Their Local Stops With a New Tool

Niantic's Wayfarer looks to curate your local PokeStop offerings.

Five More Games Arrive on Apple Arcade, Including Pixel Horror and Mobile RTS

Apple's service looks to keep subscribers interested beyond the free trial.

Apex Legends Is Resurrecting a Controversial Loot Collection Event for Halloween

Fight or Fright will introduce a new limited-time mode along with a pricey collection of cosmetics.

Apple Arcade Adds Four Surprises, Including Games from Chuchel and Neko Atsume Devs

The Arcade keeps getting neat indie surprises.

Destiny 2 Players Are Spicing Up Their Names, Thanks to its Newfound Home on Steam [Update: Bungie Responds]

Nice to meet you, Guardian-whose-name-is-just-ten-swords.

Apex Legends' New Map Is Beautiful, But It Has a Big Pacing Problem

Apex Legends has scrapped Kings Canyon for new horizons, with mixed results.

New Team Rocket Admins are Preparing to Make Trouble in Pokemon Go

Cliff is evil, but his goatee game is on point.

Pokemon Masters Uses Struggle. It's Not Very Effective

The latest Pokemon mobile game is falling fast after a strong debut.

Mario Kart Tour Breaks Another Mobile Nintendo Record, But Still Lags Behind Others

Lots of downloads, not so many purchases.

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Can be an Obtuse Experience for Players Just Now Returning

For players who haven't played Destiny 2 for a while, there's a lot that goes unexplained.

Pokemon Go Eevee - Evolving Eevee into Glaceon and Leafeon

Evolving Eevee in Pokemon Go. How to evolve your Pokemon GO Eevee into one of its five forms: Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon, or Umbreon in 2019.

Destiny 2 New Light is Proof That Destiny Nostalgia is Already a Thing

The Cosmodrome is back, and then it's off to the Tower with you.

"If You See Someone Running Around and Screaming, You're Going to Run Around and Scream"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | VR news, lawsuits, and a big splash on mobile from Nintendo mark a busy week for games in America (and for America, generally).

Dauntless Leaves Early Access With a New Weapon and a New Behemoth

Phoenix Labs dropped the 1.0 update today along with some new content.

Teamfight Tactics is Getting Its Own Competitive Scene

The League of Legends spinoff will get its own spot on the esports stage.

Mario Kart Tour Coins: Fastest Way to Earn Coins

You’ll need Coins to buy items in Mario Kart Tour. Here’s how to get them.

Destiny 2 Is Going Offline For a Full Day of Maintenance Before Shadowkeep's Release

Both Destiny 2 and Destiny are taking 24 hours off before Bungie's big release.

Mario Kart Tour Locks 200cc Behind Subscription Pass

You'll need a Gold Pass to go that fast.

Fortnite Is Unveiling a Batman-Themed Event Tomorrow

Alfred, I need more Slurp Juice!

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.

Pokemon Go Gets Its First Batch Of Pokemon From Gen 5 Today

Tepig fans of the world unite.

A UK Ministry Just Recommended Heavy Loot Box Regulation. Here's Why This Matters

It's another step in an ongoing escalation of regulatory involvement in games.

Apple Arcade Stealthily Announces Octopath Traveler Devs' Successor, New ChuChu Rocket

And it somehow barely appeared during the actual keynote.

Apex Legends Gets Retail Editions With Exclusive Skins and Enough Coins For a Battle Pass

Respawn's free-to-play battle royale is getting retail-exclusive skins.

Apple Arcade, The Company's Gaming Subscription Service, Launches Next Week

Play on your iPhone for just $5 a month.

Super Kirby Clash, a Free-to-Start Multiplayer Game for the Switch, is Out Today

Team up to fight bosses with your friends.

Valve is Overhauling the Steam Library

Some extra help is coming for those sifting through massive backlogs.

Pokemon Masters Best Pokemon: Best Support, Strike and Tech Pokemon

Here’s our picks for the best Pokemon in Pokemon Masters.

Pokemon Masters Gym Leader Notes - How to Get Gym Leader Notes in Pokemon Masters

If you want your Sync Pairs to reach max level in Pokemon Masters, you’ll need Gym Leader Notes. Here’s how they work.

Pokemon Masters Cruises Past 10 Million Downloads Within 4 Days

To catch users is its real test; to retain them is its cause.

Pokemon Masters Pokemon List: Every Pokemon in Pokemon Masters

There are fewer Pokemon in Pokemon Masters than you’ll see in most Pokemon games. Here are all of the ones you can get.

How to Change Pokemon in Pokemon Masters

Building a team in Pokemon Masters works a little differently than in other games in the series. Here’s how to change Pokemon in Pokemon Masters.

Pokemon Masters Sygna Suits: How to Unlock Sygna Suits

Sygna Suits are suped up versions of Sync Pairs in Pokemon Masters. Here’s what you need to know.

Pokemon Masters Sync Pairs List - Levelling Up Sync Pairs, Finding New Sync Pairs, Sync Pair Training

Sync Pairs are the lifeblood of Pokemon Masters. Here’s everything you need to know.

Pokemon Masters Servers Down: How to Fix Error 20101

Pokemon Masters just launched worldwide, though some players are getting an error message. Here’s what you need to know about Pokemon Masters Error message 20101.

Mattel Has an Intriguing Approach to Loot Boxes in Hot Wheels Infinite Loop

Mattel tells us about its very different approach to loot boxes.

Blizzard Files Lawsuit Over 'Blatant Warcraft Knock-Off' On Mobile

The suit also points to games that allegedly infringe on Pokemon and other franchises.

Nintendo Producers and Voice Actor Union Reach Agreement Over Dragalia Lost

After a number of workers broke union lines, producers have reached an agreement with union actors.

Pokemon Masters Gems: How to Earn Gems Fast

You’ll need Gems to get new Sync Pairs in Pokemon Masters. Here’s how to earn them fast.

Pokemon Masters Co-Op: How to Unlock Multiplayer and Unleash Unity Attacks

You can buddy up with two other players in Pokemon Masters. Here’s how Pokemon Masters Co-Op works.

Pokemon Masters Evolution: How to Evolve Sync Pairs

Just as in every other Pokemon game, you can evolve Pokemon in Pokemon Masters. Here’s how.

Pokemon Masters Release Date Revealed: Gym Leaders, Battles, Trainer Moves, File Size

There’s a brand new Pokemon game coming to mobile devices this year. Here’s what you need to know about Pokemon Masters.

Report: The Pokemon Company is More Interested in Mobile Monetization Than Nintendo

The two companies are said to differ significantly when it comes to in-app purchases.

Yakuza Online Won't Come West Because of Gacha Mechanics, Says Series Producer

Looks like they don't think the monetization scheme will work here.

Riot Games Agrees to Settlement in Class Action Lawsuit For Gender Discrimination

The suit will now go to court approval.

Pokemon Go Gen 5 List: Gen 5 Release Date, Unova Region Detailed

Here are all of the Pokemon that will make their way to Pokemon Go as part of the Gen 5 update.

Over 120 GameStop Corporate Employees Laid Off to "Reduce Costs"

This includes a number from games publication Game Informer.

MTG Arena Coming to Epic Games Store This Winter

There's another platform option for playing MTG Arena on PC.

Gears Pop Brings Funkos and Tactics to PC and Mobile Later This Week

If POP! and Gears are your thing, we have good news.

Pokemon Go Jump Start Research Guide

There’s some brand new Special Research to take on in Pokemon Go. Here’s what you need to know about the Pokemon Go Jump Start Research.

Hearthstone Saviors of Uldum Deck Guides, Trailer, Plague Cards, and Quests

Get all the info on the upcoming Saviors of Uldum expansion for Hearthstone.

Pokemon Go September 2019 Community Day

Here’s what you’ll begetting up to for the Pokemon Go September Community Day.

Fortnite Season 10 Battle Pass, New Skins, Map Changes - Everything We Know

Here's our guide to the Fortnite Season 10 Battle Pass, new map changes, and more.

Pokemon GO Raid Tips and Tricks - Rayquaza Raid Bosses

Pokemon GO Raid Bosses are a tough bunch, so bring a friend or two, and know who you're facing. Use our guide and you'll be beating them in no time!

Microsoft CEO Says Cloud Gaming Partnership Is "All Driven By Sony"

The partnership to push cloud gaming forward was pushed by Sony, it seems.

Controversial Fire Emblem: Three Houses Voice Actor Quietly Replaced in the Mobile Game [Update]

Amid allegations, Male Byleth's VA has been swapped out in Heroes.

Pokemon Masters Has a Tentative Release Date, Pre-Registration is Live

Just be aware that it isn't set in stone.

Pokemon Go: A Troubling Situation Research Guide

Pokemon Go: A Troubling Situation Research Guide

Team Rocket Is Back For Real This Time In Pokemon Go

A new Special Research quest revolves around the Poke-villains.

Pokemon Masters Battle System: How to Win Battles

Pokemon Masters features a unique 3v3 battle system. Here’s everything you need to know.

Pokemon Masters Sync Moves: How to Unlock More Sync Moves

Sync Moves are the most powerful attacks in Pokemon Masters. Here’s what you need to know about them

Pokemon Masters Passive Skills - How to Unlock Passive Skills

Passive Skills are an important part of the battle system in Pokemon Masters. Here’s how they work.

Pokemon Masters Move Learning - How to Learn New Moves

If you want you Pokemon to be in tip top shape in Pokemon Masters, you’ll need to teach them new moves. Here’s how.

Pokemon Masters Battle Roles - Synergy, Each Role Explained

There are three Battle Roles to consider in Pokemon Masters. Here’s what each one does.

Why Pokemon Masters Won't Have PvP

Pokemon Masters will have co-op, but you won't be able to take the fight to your friends at all.

7 Classic Trainers We Spotted in Our Pokemon Masters Hands-On That Fans Will Remember Fondly

We got extensive hands-on time with Pokemon Masters. Here are some of the cool trainers from deep in Pokemon history that we spotted.

Pokemon Masters Won't Include Sword and Shield Trainers, At Least At Launch

Sorry y'all, we won't get to hang out with Sonia or Oleana pre-launch.

UK Gambling Commission: FIFA Ultimate Team Packs and Loot Boxes Aren't Gambling

At least not under current legislation.

Pokemon Go Shadow Pokemon - Team Rocket PokeStops, How to Purify Shadow Pokemon

Team Rocket have hijacked your summer vacation. Here’s everything you need to know about Shadow Pokemon.

The Pokemon Company is Teaming Up With Tencent to Make Even More Pokemon Mobile Games

Even more mobile Pokemon could be on the way.

It'll Cost You To Play Dr. Mario World Without Metered Level Progression

It's monetized like, y'know, a mobile game.

Starting Screen | It's Becoming Impossible To Keep Up With More Than A Couple "Forever" Games

Apex Legends, Final Fantasy 14, World of Warcraft, and more are seeing huge updates. Will we ever rest?

What Game Are You Playing Over 4th of July Weekend?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's a long weekend for some folks, or a fractured week for others. Anyway, what are you playing?

Apex Legends Fixes Its Battle Pass Problem With Season Two

New challenges and better rewards help season two feel actually satisfying.

Pokemon Go Armored Mewtwo Release Date - Armored Mewtwo Raid, Mewtwo Clothing

There’s a brand new kind of Pokemon coming to Pokemon Go Raid battles. Here’s what you need to know about Armored Mewtwo.

Fortnite Solar Array Locations - Visit a Solar Array in the Snow, Desert, and the Jungle

Here’s where the solar arrays are for Fortnite Week 9 Challenges.

You Might Actually Want to Grab A Mozambique In Apex Legends Now

In Apex Legends: Season 2, a joke of a weapon just got viable.

Pokemon Go Trading Discount: Trading Cost, Stardust Cost Chart - How to Trade in Pokemon Go

We’ve got everything you need to know about the brand new trading features that are now available in Pokemon GO.

Pokemon Go Shiny Alolan - How to Get Alolan Vulpix, Shiny Alolan Pokemon 2019

Alolan Pokemon are becoming more and more common in Pokemon GO. Here’s every Pokemon GO Alolan Pokemon, and how to get them.

Pokemon Masters Brings 3-on-3 Trainer Battles to Mobile This Summer

You want to be the very best? Better get in line.

Call of Duty: Mobile Should Really be Called "Call of Duty: Everything"

At E3 2019, we went hands-on with Call of Duty's next frontier: phones.

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Everything We Know

Here's our complete overview to Harry Potter Wizards Unite, explaining what the game is, how to download it, and more.

EA Defends Loot Boxes as "Quite Ethical and Quite Fun" Amid Questioning by U.K. Parliament

EA and Epic continue to defend "surprise mechanics" following recent government inquiries.

"We're Never Gonna Make an Apex 2:" Apex Legends Devs Look Ahead to Season 2, and Way Beyond

At EA Play last week, we interviewed Apex Legends' executive producer and lead product manager about all the changes coming this summer.

Roller Champions Tips - How to Win at Roller Champions

Roller Champions is a 3v3 competitive roller skating game. Here’s how to win.

All the Other Nintendo Switch Games Coming Out, From Spyro to Alien: Isolation

Nintendo had a lot of games to announce, so much that they had to do it in a sizzle reel.

Elder Scrolls Blades Nintendo Switch Release Date: Cross-Save, Gameplay - Everything we Know

Here's everything you need to know about The Elder Scrolls Blades, including a potential release date, early access beta sign ups, gameplay, platforms, and more.

Pokemon Rumble Rush Shiny Pokemon - What Are the Sparkling Pokemon?

Let’s take a look at what the Shiny Pokemon are in Pokemon Rumble Rush.

Pokemon Rumble Rush Tips - Controls, Auto-Attack, Is it Just Gen 1?

Pokemon Rumble Rush is a brand new Pokemon game for iOS and Android. Here’s what you need to know.

Pokemon Rumble Rush Catch Bonus - How to Get a Catch Bonus

Much like in other Pokemon games, there are Catch Bonuses in Pokemon Rumble Rush. Here’s how to get them.

Pokemon Quest Guide - Beginner’s Tips, Pokemon Quest Pokemon List, How to Beat Mewtwo

Evolving Pokemon in Pokemon Quest, cooking recipes, best Pokemon in Pokemon Quest, and more.

Dauntless Feels Like Fortnite To Monster Hunter World's PUBG

Dauntless recalls other recent games, but that might not stand in the way of success.

From Candy Crush to Hearthstone: How the Loot Box Bill Could Affect Some of the Industry's Biggest Games

The bill defines microtransactions and loot boxes, but questions remain.

Horse Haven World Adventures Diamonds - How to Earn More Diamonds

Diamonds allow you to get ahead in Horse Haven World Adventures. Here’s how to get them.

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