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  1. The Dead Space Series Could Have Been System Shock 3 if it Weren't for Resident Evil 4

    01.19 / 02:42 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    Dead Space designers Ben Wanat and Wright Bagwell stated in a recent interview that Resident Evil 4 was a huge inspiration for the team, even to the extent of shifting them away from the original plan to make a sequel to the beloved System Shock series."Originally, we were pushing around this idea of maybe we could make System Shock 3. And you can look at the Dead Space blueprint and be like, 'Oh, this is kind of like System Shock,'" Wanat told PC Gamer. The trouble with that plan, though,…
  2. Super Mario Run Comes to Android in March

    01.19 / 01:20 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    Nintendo's Mario auto-runner, Super Mario Run, will launch on Android in March. Nintendo announced the launch month today in a tweet.A specific date was not mentioned, but people on Android can pre-register to find out exactly when it launches. GameSpot will also bring you the date when Nintendo announces it.#SuperMarioRun will arrive on Android in March. You can pre-register in Google Play to be notified when it launches! https://t.co/u4H9bxVi9R pic.twitter.com/Hd5uzRcYcK — Nintendo of A…
  3. Here's How the Fire Emblem Mobile Game Works

    01.18 / 23:38 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    As part of its Fire Emblem-centric Nintendo Direct today, we learned all about the franchise's first-ever mobile game, Fire Emblem Heroes.At its most basic level, Heroes plays out like any Fire Emblem game. It's a strategy RPG with turn-based combat, a tile-based map, and a weapon triangle that dictates each weapon's strengths and weaknesses. Maps are designed as 8x6 grids intended to fit the screen of a mobile phone. You'll drag characters around to move them from tile to tile, with…
  4. Nintendo Switch Getting New Fire Emblem Game

    01.18 / 23:17 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    During today's Fire Emblem Direct presentation, Nintendo teased that a new Fire Emblem game is on the way for Switch. Separate from the newly announced 3DS game Fire Emblem Echoes and the action-focused Fire Emblem Warriors, this will be a unique entry for Switch.The only information released so far is that it's due sometime in 2018. We'll update this story with more details if and when they're provided by Nintendo.Update: In a statement from Nintendo PR, the company provided the following…
  5. Watch the Fire Emblem Nintendo Direct Livestream Here Today [UPDATE]

    01.18 / 22:36 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    Update: The stream is now over. As expected, Nintendo detailed its new mobile game, Fire Emblem: Heroes, but also revealed a new game--a remake of Fire Emblem Gaiden called Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia--is coming to 3DS this May. Additionally, an original Fire Emblem game is in development for release on Switch in 2018.Original Story: Nintendo plans to host a livestream later today, January 18, that's focused on the Fire Emblem series. You can watch it here at 2 PM PT / 5 PM…
  6. Last Week Tonight Returns in February, New Trailer Teases It For Not Being Game of Thrones

    01.18 / 19:11 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    The fourth season of satirical news show Last Week Tonight kicks off in early February, just following the conclusion of football season.Season 4 premieres at 11 PM ET on February 12. The show has been on a break since November, just after the US elections--the outcome of which is sure to be a frequent topic for the show to tackle.HBO announced the news today with a new promo video, which easily could have consisted of Oliver being exasperated about everything that's happened during his…
  7. Beauty and the Beast Live-Action Movie Brings on Ariana Grande and John Legend to Sing Classic Song

    01.18 / 18:09 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    Disney has announced that singers Ariana Grande and John Legend will record a new version of the song "Beauty and the Beast" for the upcoming live-action film.In the 1991 animated original, Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson performed the duet. The song is one of the most memorable both from the movie and Disney's entire catalog.The song "Beauty and the Beast" was written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. It won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a Grammy award.Emma Watson, who plays Belle in…
  8. Ghost Recon: Wildlands Preview - Painting a Picture

    01.18 / 17:28 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    Ghost Recon: Wildlands strikes me as a game desperate to tell a story; it just doesn't know what story to tell. It's not that it doesn't have one: the latest in the Tom Clancy sub-brand has cutscenes, scripted characters, and a selection of story missions within its huge open world.Indeed, Wildlands' development has its own narrative: lead developer Ubisoft Paris took a 30-person team to the game's setting of Bolivia to study the environment, talk to locals, and get a feel for the stories…
  9. Ubisoft Exec on Nintendo Switch's Price, Launch Lineup

    01.18 / 16:06 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    Two Nintendo Switch topics that have garnered some discussion include the hybrid console's price and launch lineup, with some saying the price is too high and the launch titles too few.Now, Ubisoft executive Xavier Poix has weighed in on those topics and others. In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Poix first responded to the suggestion that the Switch, priced at $300, might not be appealing to anyone except core gamers."Today, people are spending €800 on the new iPhone," he said. "It s…
  10. Nioh: Last Chance Demo Coming This Weekend

    01.18 / 15:45 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    Nioh, the Dark Souls-esque action-RPG, is getting a final trial this weekend, January 21-22.The PS4 exclusive has a demo version available to pre-load from the PlayStation Store now, though you'll have to wait until midnight on Friday night / Saturday morning to access it. It will remain playable for 48 hours.Those who complete the trial will receive a number of bonus prizes in the final release. Completing the main mission will grant you the Ogress Headgear, while beating the "twilight…
  11. Overwatch Director Giving Keynote at DICE, Here's What He'll Talk About

    01.18 / 15:24 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences announced today that Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan will give the keynote presentation at next month's D.I.C.E. conference in Las Vegas.Kaplan's presentation is titled "Overwatch: How Blizzard Created a Hopeful Vision for the Future." The developer, who previously served as game director for World of Warcraft, will talk about "how great challenges became great opportunities" as it relates to Overwatch.Overwatch, Blizzard's first brand-new…
  12. Injustice 2 Special Editions Revealed, Here's What They Come With

    01.18 / 14:23 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    It's been a big week already for fighting game Injustice 2. We saw an awesome-looking story trailer and learned that Darkseid is joining the roster. Now, the first details on the game's special editions have been revealed.The Injustice 2 preorder page, as spotted by IGN, shows that there will be at least three versions of the game: Standard ($60), Digital Deluxe ($80), and Ultimate ($100).The Digital Deluxe edition comes with three DLC fighters, as well as one "premier" skin that you can…
  13. PS4 Getting Ex-BioShock Dev's New Horror Game

    01.18 / 12:41 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    The Kickstarter-funded horror game Perception, made by a team that formed after BioShock studio Irrational Games closed, is coming to PlayStation 4.Developer The Deep End announced this week that it partnered with the new studio Feardemic to bring the atmospheric game to Sony's system.You play as a blind woman, Cassie Thornton, who must make her way through a mansion in Massachusetts. The home is occupied by a supernatural force known as "the presence." Your only physical tools are a…
  14. Gabe Newell Teases Single-Player Games, Reveals How He Likes His Steak in Reddit AMA

    01.18 / 12:40 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    Valve boss Gabe Newell held a Reddit AMA tonight, answering a lot of questions about his company and more.Below is a roundup of some of his standout responses from the sessions, while you can go to Reddit here to see absolutely all of Newell's answers.In other news about Newell, Forbes named him to its latest list of the world's richest people. According to the magazine, he has a net worth of more than $4 billion.Half-Life and Portal Movies Are Still ComingWhat He Would Change About…
  15. X-Men Spinoff Show Will Feature New Sentinels

    01.18 / 12:19 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    More details have emerges about the upcoming X-Men spinoff TV show. Last week it was revealed that the series was close to a pilot order from Fox, and now producers have confirmed that it will feature the mutant-hunting robot Sentinels.X-Men franchise producer Lauren Shuler Donner spoke to IGN during the recent TV Critics Association press tour, and explained that while Sentinels would be part of the show, they might not be the giant robots familiar to X-Men fans. "Matt [Nix, writer]'s…
  16. EA: "Nintendo Forces Us to Think Differently"

    01.17 / 23:39 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    EA is supporting the Nintendo Switch with a new FIFA game and now the publisher has explained why it's partnering with Nintendo on the console and teased that it could put out more games for it."What I like about Nintendo is that they come to the table with a slightly different approach," EA executive vice president Patrick Soderlund said in an interview with IGN. "They've done that in the past to great success, and sometimes not so much, but I think unless you're willing to think about…
  17. Win A Limited Edition Inflatable Xbox One S Controller! (Australia Only)

    01.17 / 22:59 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    GameSpot Australia and Microsoft Store Sydney are giving readers the chance to win one of ten Limited Edition Inflatable Xbox One S Controllers to enjoy in the pool (or home, or office) in time for Australia Day!"Replicating the enhanced comfort and feel found on the hardware that inspires it, the new and exclusive floatation device comes complete with two thumbsticks (for added grip) and two drinks holders, to keep swimmers hydrated throughout this scorching summer."To be in the running,…
  18. Free Resident Evil 7 DLC Chapter Arrives This Spring

    01.17 / 21:57 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    Not long after the game itself debuts, Capcom plans to offer a free piece of Resident Evil 7 DLC sometime this spring.According to Japanese publication Famitsu (as translated by Gematsu), the DLC is called Not a Hero. It's described as a short story scenario separate from that of the main game's protagonist, Ethan. Further details were not revealed.Capcom has already revealed other DLC for the game, including the preorder bonus Survival Pack that unlocks in-game items and an additional…
  19. Facebook's Zuckerberg Appears in Court Today in ZeniMax Case, Here's What He Said

    01.17 / 20:35 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    [UPDATE] The New York Times attended the first day of the trial today, reporting that Zuckerberg wore a suit instead of his tradem hoodie and jeans. He also blasted the ZeniMax lawsuit and its claims."We are highly confident that Oculus products are built on Oculus technology," the Facebook founder said. "The idea that Oculus products are based on someone else's technology is just wrong.""It is pretty common when you announce a big deal or do something that all kinds of people just kind of…
  20. Super Mario Odyssey With GTA Physics Is a Painful Sight to Behold

    01.17 / 19:34 www.gamespot.com Gamespot.com - Games
    One strange part of the Super Mario Odyssey reveal trailer was the opening segment, where Mario travels to a city with human characters in it. He skillfully swings from lightposts and vaults between buildings. But what if he wasn't so adept and the physics were more realistic? A silly video from YouTuber CrowbCat imagines what that would look like--and it's a sight to behold."Mario discovers the real world but it isn't as fun as he thought it'd be," reads a line from the video's…