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Konami Announces Shonen Jump Stadium For Mobile Platforms

Looking forward to Jump Force but feel like it needs a much more super-deformed artstyle? Konami might have your back with the newly announced Jump Stadium, a four-player Smash Bros.-like for mobile phones.  The announcement trailer goes through characters by the decades and shows off every single character, including a number of deep dives and a lot of obvious choices....

Microsoft Is Reportedly Unwilling to Delay Crackdown 3 Any Further

Crackdown 3 is infamous for its repeated delays, but its most recent one may be the last. A new report from Eurogamer claims anonymous sources have reported this is "the final time" Microsoft is willing to delay it. Announced during E3 2014, Crackdown 3's first release window was 2016, but it was pushed back to November 2017 for a planned...

The Latest On Skateboarding Sensation Session

Montreal's Crea-ture Studios grabbed the world's attention with their skateboarding game Session at E3 when Microsoft showcased the title during their press conference. Session is coming to the Xbox One and PC, and will be in Steam Early Access and the Xbox Game Preview program in late 2018, with the first version of the title in 2019. I met with some of...

Monster Hunter World Content in Final Fantasy XIV Detailed

Square Enix revealed what awaits fans in Final Fantasy XIV's upcoming Monster Hunter World crossover. As detailed in a recent blog post, the crossover features a Trial with Monster Hunter World's "King of the Skies,” Rathalos. Those who have completed Stormblood's main scenario quest and are at least level 70 can take on the legendary beast. You'll be able to battle Rathalos...

21,000 Players Show Up for Pokemon GO Fest

Pokemon Go Fest 2018 drew a crowd of 21,000 attendees on-site in Chicago this past weekend, with 180,000 playing the game in the surrounding Chicago area. Event attendees walked on average more than 3.5 miles while catching an average of 350 Pokemon and completing 36 research tasks between July 14 and 15. Compared to last year being clustered in Grant...

Fortnite’s Motion Controls On Switch Are Finicky, But Not Impossible To Use

During E3 in June, Fortnite released on Switch, and it's a solid port. After spending time with it, however, I wondered how it would play with the aid (or hindrance, depending who you ask) of motion controls. Realistically I don’t know if I would use it, or if it would help my aim, but I would like to try Fortnite...

I Want An Akira Video Game

30 years ago today, the film adaptation of the manga, Akira, released in theaters in Japan. The legacy of both the film and the manga are important and far-reaching, both in the broader science-fiction landscape, and the cultural acceptance of anime across the world. You can see its influence in video games, but direct adaptations of the property are...

Update: Splatoon 2 Leaderboard Hacker Banned By Nintendo Indefinitely

Update 07/16/2018: PleaseAddAntiCheat, the anonymous player that hacked Splatoon 2's leaderboards to ask for an anti-cheat solution, has seemingly been banned from online play indefinitely. Posting on Reddit, the user posted the notice from Nintendo regarding their ban, and wrote: "Looks like it took them a while to get to all of my accounts. But can confirm my console is...

Metal Gear Film Director Teases Movie Info Coming Soon And Shares Fan Art To Celebrate The Series’ Anniversary

The details surrounding the upcoming Metal Gear film (we still don't know if it deserves the 'Solid' suffix yet) are vague, but as far as we know, it is truly happening and Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts is attached to make it. We also know that Vogt-Roberts is a big fan of Metal Gear and takes every opportunity...

Beat The Heat With Gaming’s Best Versions Of Hell

In the summer, we do things that cool us off. That’s just conventional wisdom. We jump in lakes and lay in front of fans and eat gazpacho. Suggest hot chocolate in July and people scoff. But what if we’ve been going about it all wrong? What if the solution is leaning in to the heat, diving into even hotter...

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