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From Fallen Order 2 To The Mandalorian 3: What To Expect From This Weekend’s Star Wars Celebration

From Fallen Order 2 To The Mandalorian 3: What To Expect From This Weekend’s Star Wars Celebration

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Star Wars Celebration kicks off tomorrow in Anaheim, Calif. I've had the pleasure of attending this show a few times over the years, and find it to be joyous, exciting, and one of the greatest places to go for people watching, thanks to the wealth of stormtroopers, Jedi, and astromech droids roaming the halls. Disney and Lucasfilm always bring a few surprises to Celebration, and I have a feeling we'll see a good number of them this year. The show runs until Sunday and should be packed with announcements. Here's what I expect to see, and how you can tune in to see the reveals as they happen: -Thursday, May 26- New TV Shows and Movies Most of us will likely watch the first two episodes of Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi this weekend, and more info on this show and what's coming next f...
Replaced Is Delayed Until 2023, Studio Safety Prioritized In Wake Of Russia-Ukraine War

Replaced Is Delayed Until 2023, Studio Safety Prioritized In Wake Of Russia-Ukraine War

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Remember Replaced, the atmospheric, futuristic action game revealed during last year’s Xbox Showcase? Set in a dystopian version of the ‘80s USA, Replaced chronicles the exploits of an AI living within a human body. The combat is reminiscent of some of the best sci-fi movies and games out there, including Blade Runner and Cyberpunk 2077. Exciting right? Well, sadly, Replaced has been delayed until 2023.  Ş̸̯̅̇͌̈̚ô̴̡̬̣͚̮͜ŗ̶̳̯̹͖̣̆͑r̴̢̖̲͎̙̬̹̓̆̓̾̂̈́̊̕y̶̡̡̫͔̩̲̩͉̌̈́̊ pic.twitter.com/KgY852bBna — REPLACED (@REPLACEDGame) May 25, 2022 Publisher Coastink, parent company Thunderful, and developer Sad Cat Studios’ statement on Twitter reads (in its entirety) as follows: "Today we’re making the very difficult decision to delay Replaced until 2023.  The Belarusian-based studio working...
My Little Pony-Inspired Fighter Them’s Fightin’ Herds Gallops To Consoles This Fall

My Little Pony-Inspired Fighter Them’s Fightin’ Herds Gallops To Consoles This Fall

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After finding success on PC, 2D fighter Them’s Fightin’ Herds is making its way to consoles this fall. If the game reminds you of My Little Pony, it should. Them’s Fightin’ Herds is a spiritual successor to Fighting is Magic, an unlicensed fighting game based on the popular My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic series created by fans of the show (who appropriately call themselves Mane6). Before that game could officially launch, a big “cease and desist” from Hasbro forced Mane6 to rework the idea into an original title. However, Lauren Faust, the mastermind of Friendship Is Magic, admired the project and lent her artistic talents to design Them’s Fightin’ Herds’ colorful cast of four-legged combatants.  Them’s Fightin’ Herds sports a streamlined 4-button fighting system complet...
The Ni No Kuni MMO Is Out Today On Mobile And PC

The Ni No Kuni MMO Is Out Today On Mobile And PC

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Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds is the sixth entry in Level-5’s beloved JRPG series. The MMORPG was released in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan last year but is finally available in North America on mobile devices and PC starting today. You can watch the animation trailer below.  Like the main installments before it – namely, Wrath of the White Witch and Revenant Kingdom – Cross Worlds is composed by the legendary Joe Hisaishi and features Studio Ghibli-animated cutscenes. According to the Ni no Kuni website, the story is as follows:  “You are about to enter a brand new world in the virtual reality game Soul Divers. But as you explore and become stronger, you’ll realize this world is not a virtual one. A mysterious girl named Rania entrusts you with a mission: Rebuild your kingdom ra...
Marvel MMO From DC Universe Online Dev Canceled

Marvel MMO From DC Universe Online Dev Canceled

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End Global 7, a co-op company composed of prominent development studios like DC Universe Online dev Daybreak Game Company, revealed last November that it had a new Marvel MMORPG in early development. Now, End Global 7 has revealed that it’s been canceled.  This news comes by way of Eurogamer, which first reported on End Global 7’s statement released today. In that statement, the company says it is re-evaluating things such as risk profiles, investments, and portfolio strategies and that development of Daybreak Games Marvel MMO has ceased as a result.  “EG7 today announced it will be discontinuing the development of the Marvel project at Daybreak Games,” the statement reads. “Based on the re-evaluation of the development risk profile, size of investment, and the long-term produc...
No Man’s Sky: Leviathan Expedition Out Today, Includes Space Whales And Roguelike Time Loop

No Man’s Sky: Leviathan Expedition Out Today, Includes Space Whales And Roguelike Time Loop

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Developer Hello Games just released the Outlaws update for No Man’s Sky back in April alongside news that its next project won’t be a sequel to the sci-fi title, and now, the studio has revealed that it’s launching another expedition…today! Dubbed “Leviathan,” this expedition is the result of a community in-joke that No Man’s Sky is missing space whales because space whales is exactly what Leviathan brings to the game. However, beyond that, Leviathan also introduces a roguelike experience to play through.  “[Leviathan] is very different to anything we’ve done before,” a press release reads. “It is more roguellike, with players caught in a time-loop. Players start together on an expedition, and each time they die, they lose their progress, but help the community try to break f...
Temtem, the Pokémon-Like MMO, Launches Into 1.0 This September On Consoles And PC

Temtem, the Pokémon-Like MMO, Launches Into 1.0 This September On Consoles And PC

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Temtem is a popular online multiplayer monster-catching game that’s a lot like Pokémon and it’s been in early access for years. However, in just a few months, it will finally launch into 1.0 on consoles and PC.  More specifically, Temtem 1.0 will go live on Sep. 6 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, and PC. Temtem has already been available to play on PS5 and PC so today’s news in terms of platforms is that it’s coming to Xbox and Switch in September. To celebrate the news, developer Crema has released a new trailer showcasing what to expect in 1.0.  That includes a new endgame island and much more in-game. Pre-order links for Switch aren’t yet live, but on Xbox, there’s a standard edition you can pre-order and a deluxe edition. The latter includes “bonus cosmetic cont...
Hogwarts Legacy’s Unique PS5 DualSense Features Detailed In New Blog Post

Hogwarts Legacy’s Unique PS5 DualSense Features Detailed In New Blog Post

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Hogwarts Legacy releases this holiday for multiple platforms, but PlayStation 5 players will experience additional technical magic thanks to the game’s suite of DualSense features. A PlayStation Blog post revealed the different ways Hogwarts Legacy takes advantage of the controller’s haptic feedback. For starters, spells sport individual physical button resistances and feedback to make them feel unique from one another. In a nice touch, these haptic effects are isolated to the right side of the controller to simulate wielding a wand in one hand more accurately. Hopefully, this feature can be flipped to the other side of the gamepad so that left-handed players can experience the same immersion.  The DualSense light bar displays various flash effects for each spell, but it also...
The Callisto Protocol Digital Issue Is Now Live

The Callisto Protocol Digital Issue Is Now Live

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If you subscribe to the digital edition of Game Informer, you can now learn all about The Callisto Protocol. Following the cover reveal, our digital issue is now live to subscribers on web browsers, iPad/iPhone, and Android devices. Individual issues will be available for purchase later today. You can download the apps to view the issue by following this link. All of these digital options are included in a standard subscription. The issue launches later this week on our third-party subscription apps, including Kindle and Nook. Not a digital subscriber yet? Convert your existing print subscription or start a new subscription here.
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (The New One) Releases This October

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (The New One) Releases This October

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It is important to keep in mind what is going on within Activision Blizzard at this time regarding ongoing allegations about the work culture. The ongoing lawsuit from the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) against the company is over reported toxic workplace culture. The bulk of the suit focuses on "violations of the state's civil rights and equal pay laws," specifically regarding the treatment of women and other marginalized groups. To learn more about the proceedings thus far, including details listed in the lawsuit against Activision Blizzard, please check out our previous coverage here. Only a few weeks following the confirmation of its existence, Activision Blizzard has announced the release date of the next Call of Duty ...