Game Builder Garage, Nintendo’s new game design tool, coming this June
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Game Builder Garage, Nintendo’s new game design tool, coming this June

Nintendo has announced Game Builder Garage, a programming tool that lets players build their own games, for the Nintendo Switch. An educational tool aimed at kids, it will be available on Nintendo Switch June 11 and retail for $30. Nintendo describes the title as a game design and visual programming tool that features “step-by-step lessons Read more

EA acquires Super Mega Baseball studio as it doubles down on sports games
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EA acquires Super Mega Baseball studio as it doubles down on sports games

EA has acquired Metalhead Software, the studio behind the Super Mega Baseball series, as the video game developer doubles down on sports games. Metalhead Software, an independent studio, most recently developed and published Super Mega Baseball 3. The game was a hit with critics that gained a niche following last summer. EA Sports Executive Vice Read more

New Pokémon Snap review: A wholesome photo expedition
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New Pokémon Snap review: A wholesome photo expedition

New Pokemon Snap “New Pokemon Snap is a worthy follow up to a beloved classic that’s loaded with charm and a surprising amount of content.” Intuitive photo mechanic Gameplay rewards curiosity Loads of content Fun photo editing Grindy gameplay loop Undercooked social features MSRP $60.00 How in the world did it take this long for Read more

Titanfall 2 goes free-to-play this weekend as fans flock to 5-year-old shooter
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Titanfall 2 goes free-to-play this weekend as fans flock to 5-year-old shooter

Titanfall 2 is going free to play on Steam this weekend. The move comes one week after the five-year old shooter broke new records on Steam when fans flocked to the long-dormant game. First released in 2016, Titanfall 2 is a first-person shooter by Respawn Entertainment. The game initially had the misfortune of launching during Read more

Sony State of Play: Ratchet & Clank and surprise Among Us console release
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Sony State of Play: Ratchet & Clank and surprise Among Us console release

Sony’s April State of Play showed off 15 minutes of Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart gameplay, giving a close look at the new release. As an added surprise, the stream revealed that a PlayStation version of Among Us is coming this year. The bulk of the stream was centered around Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, which launches Read more

Returnal takes the indie game revolution to the next level
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Returnal takes the indie game revolution to the next level

Sony is about to drop Returnal, the PlayStation 5’s biggest game since the console’s November launch. It’s not developed by Insomniac, Naughty Dog, or any of the heavy hitters we’ve come to associate with first-party Sony exclusives. Instead, it’s by a lesser-known Finnish studio called Housemarque. While the studio has carved out an indie niche Read more

Battlefield comes to mobile devices in 2022, Battlefield 6 reveal coming ‘soon’
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Battlefield comes to mobile devices in 2022, Battlefield 6 reveal coming ‘soon’

The Battlefield series is coming to coming mobile devices in 2022 with Battlefield Mobile. EA says that the game is currently in development alongside the series’ next console and PC installment, which will be revealed “soon.” EA’s popular first-person shooter series hasn’t had a new installment since 2018’s Battlefield V. The publisher previously confirmed that Read more

NieR Replicant upgrade review: Still flawed, but more engrossing than ever
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NieR Replicant upgrade review: Still flawed, but more engrossing than ever

Nier Replicant Ver.1.22474487139… – PlayStation 4 “NieR Replicant is still the same flawed game that it was in 2010, but a much-needed touch-up allows its fantastic story to shine.” Fantastic story Fully developed characters Exciting new content Much-needed visual upgrade Repetitive combat Dated gameplay Dull side quests MSRP $60.00 NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… looks to rewrite Read more

Apex Legends finally comes to mobile as a new stand-alone game
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Apex Legends finally comes to mobile as a new stand-alone game

Apex Legends is coming to mobile devices. Developer Respawn Entertainment has announced Apex Legends Mobile, which is a new stand-alone game rather than a port of the PC and console version. Respawn’s Apex Legends is one of the most popular battle royale games currently on the market. Unlike Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the game had Read more

MLB The Show 21, a Sony game, will be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch
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MLB The Show 21, a Sony game, will be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch

MLB The Show 21 will be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch. The news is a surprising development for Microsoft’s subscription platform considering that the game is published by Sony. Last month, Sony announced that it would release the series on Xbox consoles for the first time ever. The Xbox Game Pass addition now Read more