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Luigi's Mansion 3 Releasing This Halloween

Luigi's Mansion 3 Releasing This Halloween

Nintendo has announced the release date for the highly anticipated Luigi's Mansion 3 and it's just perfect.

Luigi's ghoulish new adventure is set to spook small and big kids alike this Halloween (October 31 for those who didn't have a childhood). I was going to terrify the local neighbourhood kids this Halloween, but now I'll just turn off all the lights and pretend I'm not home.

Luigi's Mansion 3 will see Mario's neglected brother exploring the spooky Last Resort Hotel, this time joined by his ectoplasmic twin Gooigi.

The game features co-op so players can take a friend along for the journey and will be Luigi's first mainline foray on the Nintendo Switch.

I wasn't lucky enough to play the predecessors, so I'm excited to see what made the series so popular.

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Resident Evil 5 & 6 Switch Release Dates Confirmed

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Resident Evil 5 & 6 Switch Release Dates Confirmed

Announced during E3 this year, Capcom's Resident Evil 5 & Resident Evil 6 now have confirmed release dates for the Nintendo Switch.

The two titles are both set to drop on the eShop on October 29 for $30 USD each. Both games will release with all of their respective DLC content including the Mercenaries and Agent Hunt modes.

As a fan of the series, I found Res Evil 6 to be low points for the mainline entries in the series. Considering both games are available much cheaper on other formats (that dreaded Switch tax is killing us), it's a rather tough sell.

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The New DOOM Movie Looks Really Awful

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The New DOOM Movie Looks Really Awful

With few exceptions, hardly any movies based on video games have turned out better than average. Hollywood, not content with letting the dead rest, and probably by the power of committee have a new DOOM movie releasing straight to digital and Blu-ray this October.

I've no idea how, but this upcoming film from Universal Pictures looks even worse than the 2005 DOOM, starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. Check out the trailer below if you don't believe me!

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Halo Co-Creator Announces New Game

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Halo Co-Creator Announces New Game

With GamesCom just around the corner, developers are starting to tease fans with new announcements. This year Geoff Keighley is set to kick things off with a show called Opening Night Live on August 19.

Courtesy of V1 Interactive and Private Division we now know one title gamers can expect to see during the pre-show. Led by ex-Bungie Creative Director and Halo co-creator Marcus Lehto, V1 Interactive is deep in the development process of Disintegration, a first-person sci-fi shooter set to release next year.

V1 Interactive is comprised of industry veterans who have worked on games including Halo, Skyrim, Destiny and more. Lehto stated, "it is great to be able to share what this amazing team has been working on, and we can’t wait to introduce this new game that our team is building to the world next month."

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Black Ops 4 Update Out Now On PS4

Black Ops 4 Update Out Now On PS4

With Call of Duty: Modern Warfare a few months away, Treyarch is still hard at work updating Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

A new Black Ops 4 update, titled "Operation Apocalypse Z" has dropped on PlayStation 4 with other platforms coming soon.

Operation Apocalypse Z brings a host of new undead features to the multiplayer shooter including the return of Reaper who made his debut in Black Ops 3. Reaper wields a Scythe heavy machine gun and the Radar Shroud; "a versatile deployable jammer that blocks enemies from using minimap information within its radius."

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Watch The Opening Minutes of Remedy's Control

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Watch The Opening Minutes of Remedy's Control

Remedy fans don't have much longer to wait for Control the newest game from the fine Finns at Remedy Entertainment. With the game set to release on the 27th of August, the folks at IGN have revealed the opening 13 minutes of the upcoming action-adventure shooter.

The footage throws the spotlight on the opening of the Federal Bureau of Control, the facility where players will find themselves coming up against a supernatural force while attempting to explore the ever-changing labyrinthine facility.

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Gears 5 Multiplayer Tech Test Coming Later This Month

Gears 5 Multiplayer Tech Test Coming Later This Month

With Gears 5 just a couple of months away, developers, The Coalition have announced a pair of technical tests set for the end of this month.

The tests will see players trying out a selection of modes including, Arcade, Escalation, King of the Hill, Bootcamp and Tour of Duty, which will reward players with unlockable weapon skins and a special tester banner.

The first test is set to commence on July 19, with the second on July 26. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or Xbox Game Pass subscribers will automatically gain access to the test along with those who pre-order from the Xbox Store and select physical retailers.

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Amazon announces first director for Lord of the Rings show

Amazon announces first director for Lord of the Rings show

Amazon has announced the first director for its upcoming Lord of the Rings show.

The show is said to be the most significant production the studio has undertaken to date, and with filming set to place in New Zealand, everything is starting to come together.

The studio has confirmed that JA Bayona: known for his work on Jurrasic World: Fallen Kingdom and A Monster Calls will helm two episodes of the show.

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Netflix pulls back the curtain on The Witcher TV series

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Netflix pulls back the curtain on The Witcher TV series

After months of waiting and some less than stellar pictures of leaked costumes, Netflix has revealed the first proper look at The Witcher's core cast in their costumes.

Netflix will be hosting a Witcher panel at San Diego Comic Con this month with the three main cast members in attendance. Ahead of the panel, the streaming giant is giving fans a god look at Henry Cavill in the role of Geralt, along with Anya Cholatra as Yennefer and Freya Allan, who will be portraying Ciri in the upcoming series.

Check out the shots and poster below and let us know what you think in the comments!

Tuesday 23 July

Daymare: 1998 Preview
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Daymare: 1998 Preview
More Terrible Than Terrifying

Thursday 18 July

Luigi's Mansion 3 Releasing This Halloween
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Luigi's Mansion 3 Releasing This Halloween
Sorry trick or treaters, I can't come to the door

Wednesday 17 July

Tuesday 16 July

The New DOOM Movie Looks Really Awful
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The New DOOM Movie Looks Really Awful
Bethesda is not involved at all
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Monday 15 July

Super Mario Maker 2 Review
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Super Mario Maker 2 Review
You may never need another Mario game again...

Friday 12 July

Halo Co-Creator Announces New Game
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Halo Co-Creator Announces New Game
Full reveal set for GamesCom 2019
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Thursday 11 July

Katana Zero Switch Review
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Katana Zero Switch Review
How does Devolver's latest gaming bloodbath hold up against its peers?
Black Ops 4 Update Out Now On PS4
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Black Ops 4 Update Out Now On PS4
Arriving soon on PC & Xbox One
Nintendo Announces Switch Lite
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Nintendo Announces Switch Lite
Coming September 20
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Wednesday 10 July

Watch The Opening Minutes of Remedy's Control
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Watch The Opening Minutes of Remedy's Control
Nothing to see here, just a governmental organisation up to no good
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Monday 8 July

Red Faction: Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered Switch Review
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Red Faction: Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered Switch Review
Is that a sledgehammer in your pocket?...
Gears 5 Multiplayer Tech Test Coming Later This Month
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Gears 5 Multiplayer Tech Test Coming Later This Month
Let loose the cogs of war.

Thursday 4 July

Amazon announces first director for Lord of the Rings show
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Amazon announces first director for Lord of the Rings show
Putting my hand up to be an ugly Orc extra!

Tuesday 2 July

Netflix pulls back the curtain on The Witcher TV series
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Netflix pulls back the curtain on The Witcher TV series
“There is never a second opportunity to make a first impression.”
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Jupiter & Mars PSVR Review
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Jupiter & Mars PSVR Review
The stars don't always align.
My Friend Pedro Switch Review
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My Friend Pedro Switch Review
This sh*t is bananas, b-a-n-a-n-a-s!
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Monday 1 July

Level-5 confirms a Ni No Kuni sequel
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Level-5 confirms a Ni No Kuni sequel
Wanting to do right by their fans
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Friday 28 June

Live-Action Final Fantasy TV Series Announced
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Live-Action Final Fantasy TV Series Announced
The costume budget alone could be massive
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Thursday 27 June

New studio making an original PUBG narrative experience
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New studio making an original PUBG narrative experience
The incredible journey of a man and his pan.
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Wednesday 26 June

One Punch Man is finally getting the game treatment
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One Punch Man is finally getting the game treatment
will likely feature more than one punch.
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Tuesday 25 June

Agent 47 heads to the bank in Hitman 2's latest DLC
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Agent 47 heads to the bank in Hitman 2's latest DLC
Withdraw life, deposit bodies, knit sweaters...
Warhammer: Chaosbane Review
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Warhammer: Chaosbane Review
Is this the Warhammer ARPG we've been waiting for?
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Friday 21 June

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Review
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Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Review
Crash and his kart-racing pals are back and better than ever!
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Thursday 20 June

CD Projekt Red on The Witcher 3 Switch port changes
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CD Projekt Red on The Witcher 3 Switch port changes
Perfect for first time players.
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