Just started The Witcher 3? Yet to emerge from Fallout 4’s vault? You’d better start cranking, because while 2015 was a banner year for gamers, 2016 is shaping up to be even, uh, banner-er.
The year is yet to start and there are already dozens of awesome games dotting the upcoming calendar. Will they all see the light of day in 2016? No way — delays are as common these days as zombies — but if even half of these games live up to expectations, it’s going to be a very good year indeed. In order of release, here are 30 upcoming video games worth watching.
‘XCOM 2′ (PC, Mac | Feb. 5)
During a Nintendo Direct today, Nintendo announced that the next wave of Smash Bros. amiibo – Ryu, Roy, and ROB with Famicom colors – will arrive in the United States on March 18, 2016.
No details on store exclusivity, if any, were revealed.
Nintendo previously confirmed that every Smash Bros. fighter will get an amiibo, but in case you were concerned, the Direct also made it clear that Cloud and the recently-announced Bayonetta and Corrin will also get the amiibo treatment in the future.
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Rockstar has now announced that the update has gone live across Xbox One, PS4, and PC. The developer also shared some new images and published more details about it here.
Read the full Rockstar Newswire post for all the details about Executives and Other Criminals, but here are some highlights.
Any player with more than $1 million in GTA money in their Maze bank account can choose to become a VIP. Do that and you can make and name your own organization and hire up to three other players as your bodyguards. VIP players can access a new "SecuroServ" menu to tailor these settings.
Electronic Arts is pushing into esports with a new branch of the company: the EA Competitive Gaming Division, CEO Andrew Wilson announced today.
The Competitive Gaming Division will be focused on establishing esports competitions for EA franchises in sports and other genres, including series such as Madden NFL, FIFAand Battlefield. That includes initiatives to create "competitive experiences with our games," to grow EA's community and to develop live esports events, said Wilson.
Peter Moore, who has served as EA's chief operating officer since August 2011, will move into a new role to le...
Tis the season, once again, to brave icy roads and crowded super-stores to find just the right gift for your loved ones.
Or to sit back and order said gifts from the comfort of your internet connection, drinking hot cocoa and peppermint schnapps and pitying those poor fools out in the snow.
And what better way to share in this holiday spirit than with video games the whole family can enjoy?
So, as we do every year, here’s our Ultimate Family Gamer Holiday Gift Guide, 2015 Edition.
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We’re almost there! In just over a month, the wait for Fallout 4 ends and you can finally explore its densely populated Wasteland on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Until then, Vault-Tec was kind enough to provide us with some handy information to ready you for launch.
PC Systems Requirements (Requires Internet Connection and Free Steam Account to Activate)
Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit OS required)
Intel Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz/AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0 GHz or equivalent
8 GB RAM
30 GB free HDD space
NVIDIA GTX 550 Ti 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB or equivalent
Capcom has announced Zangief as the latest character to join the Street Fighter V roster.
Based on the gameplay trailer for the character, crushing normals and counter-hits will be a core part of the Russian Red Cyclone's arsenal. His standing heavy kick seems to launch characters and can be followed up with a lariat for extra damage.
Zangief also looks like his offense will involve taking a hit to deal a much more punishing one back. He's also picked up Alex's shoulder check from Street Fighter 3--except with more elbow, which will be handy for anti-airs.
To deal with fireball charac...
Publisher Disney Interactive has released a trailer for the upcoming “Star Wars: Twilight of the Republic” set. The story of the set is an original one, which takes place during the timeline of the “Clone Wars” cartoon, with appearances from Anakin Skywalker and his padawan from the series Ahsoka Tano.
What is really noteworthy of the trailer is the return of Darth Maul, the villain from “Star Wars: Episode One – The Phantom Menace.” The villain was seemingly killed by Obi-Wan Kenobi during the film but made a surprise return during the “Clone Wars” cartoon. IGN confirmed that...
This September, in order to properly celebrate the 30th anniversary of its cult platformer, Nintendo will release "Super Mario Maker," a new video game made for the Wii. The game will allow players to build and share new levels for the famous mustached plumber.
On September 11, two days before the anniversary of the release of "Super Mario Bros.," Nintendo will release "Super Mario Maker," the latest in a long line of video games starring Mario and his brother Luigi. Just like "Little Big Planet," available on Sony consoles, this game will give players the chance to create their own levels ...
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) has dug deep into its Yu-Gi-Oh! vault to deliver Duelists an impressive sequel to the hit 2014 booster set with Dragons of Legend 2 debuting July 17. Dragons of Legend 2 is an impressive all-foil set featuring some of the most anticipated, fan-requested cards from the acclaimed Yu-Gi-Oh!animated TV series.
The Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Dragons of Legend 2 includes all brand-new cards from the original Yu-Gi-Oh! TV series, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, and Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V, the newest generation of theYu-Gi-Oh! series. Duelists can finally complete their co...