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Charles Martinet Retires From Traditional Role as Super Mario Voice Actor; Will Be Mario Ambassador [UPDATED]

Charles Martinet has been the voice of Super Mario basically forever, but Nintendo just announced that he won't perform in the role going forward. The announcement made on X (formerly Twitter) pays…

September 7, 2023 | 02:42 EDT

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Ghostrunner 2 Release Date Brings More Stylish Cyberpunk Parkour In October

505 Games and developer One More Level have revealed the Ghostrunner 2 release date. The cyberpunk parkour platformer, which was revealed during the PlayStation Showcase back in May, will officially…

August 21, 2023 | 09:18 EDT

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Astral Tracks Is Bringing Competitive Speedrun Platforming To PC And Consoles

German studio Lab132 has announced Astral Tracks, a 3D platformer that blends procedural platforming with a focus on speedrunning.  Lab132 cites Titanfall and Spider-Man as key influences for the…

August 14, 2023 | 09:39 EDT

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The Last Xbox Games With Gold Have Been Revealed Marking the End of an Era

Today marks the end of an era, as Microsoft just shared the very last batch of Xbox Games With Gold that will be distributed in August.  Subscribers will get Inertial Drift from Pqube and Blue Fire…

July 27, 2023 | 11:13 EDT

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(Updated) Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart PC Specs Revealed, GPU Decompression Detailed

Update: The Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart PC specs have now been officially announced. They appeared via the PlayStation Blog earlier today, confirming that the details of the deleted Steam post…

July 13, 2023 | 10:13 EDT

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The Smurfs 2: The Prisoner Of The Green Stone Is A New Platformer Coming In November

Microids and developer Osome Studio have announced The Smurfs 2: The Prisoner of Green Stone, a new 3D platformer set in (what else?) the Smurfs universe. The game is heading to PC and consoles in…

June 26, 2023 | 10:47 EDT

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Announced for PC

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is coming to PC.  The game will be released on Steam and Epic Games Sore on July 26. The pre-order bonus has also…

May 30, 2023 | 12:57 EDT

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SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake Arrives In January

Are you ready kids? SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on January 31st. As the spiritual successor to SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle…

December 6, 2022 | 10:42 EST

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Bomb Rush Cyberfunk Delayed to 2023 for Polish

Team Reptile has announced that the Bomb Rush Cyberfunk release date will be pushed back to the summer of 2023. They state that they really need more time to produce a game that they feel meets their…

August 31, 2022 | 01:16 EDT

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SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake Gameplay Trailer Released

Are ya ready kids? It's about to be the best day ever because the SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake gameplay trailer has been revealed! Sporting some of the most interesting features you can…

August 12, 2022 | 04:24 EDT


Frogun Release Date Promises a Ribbeting Time This Summer

Frogun, a 3D platformer that uses a frog as a gun, is coming to to PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One & Series X/S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 on August 2, 2022. That means the Frogun release…

July 6, 2022 | 09:22 EDT

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Sonic Frontiers Fan Response Won't Cause Delay, Says Sonic Team

Sonic Frontiers won't be delayed as a result of negative fan response, Sonic Team has insisted. Takashi Iizuka, the studio's head, says the team is convinced that "people will like" the game, despite…

June 13, 2022 | 10:16 EDT

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A Hat In Time Online Party Will Be Down for 'Several Weeks,' Devs Say

Gears of Breakfast has announced that the A Hat in Time Online Party outage is expected to continue for "several weeks" while it explores new technical solutions for online multiplayer. A Hat in…

April 4, 2022 | 03:25 EDT

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Solar Ash Release Date Delayed to December 2021

There's a bit of bad news for fans of Heart Machine -- the Solar Ash release date has been delayed to December 2021. On the upside, you won't have to wait too much longer to play it. Solar Ash is…

October 13, 2021 | 02:32 EDT

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Mutant Mudds, Yooka-Laylee Tabletop Games Announced by Limited Run Games

A Mutant Mudds tabletop game and Yooka-Laylee tabletop game have both been announced by Limited Run Games in partnership with Game Decks — and you can pre-order them right now. Yooka-Laylee is a…

August 23, 2021 | 04:00 EDT

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Development was 'Crunch-Free," Devs Say

Developers at Insomniac have said that Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart development was done without any "crunch" while highlighting the mostly positive review scores that the game has received so far…

June 8, 2021 | 03:32 EDT

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Accessibiliy Features Show the Future of PS5

A number of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart accessibility features have been detailed in a new blog post, showing yet another step in PlayStation's efforts to make it easier for more people to enjoy…

May 20, 2021 | 02:39 EDT

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Release Date Announced

Marcus Smith, a Creative Director for Insomniac Games, has announced that the PS5 exclusive Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart release date is June 11, 2021. The game begins when the evil Dr. Nefarious…

February 11, 2021 | 12:08 EST

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Lost Yooka-Laylee Statues Resurface in Local Markets

Back in 2016, "tens of thousands" of Yooka-Laylee statues were lost after a company shut down. Now, these missing pieces of merchandise have mysteriously resurfaced in The Phillippines at…

January 19, 2021 | 05:16 EST

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Super Mario Bros. 3 Becomes Most Expensive Video Game Ever Sold

Super Mario Bros. 3 for the Nintendo Entertainment System is a classic, beloved by generations. It has many awards attached to its name already. Now, there is one more feather in Mario's cap; the…

November 21, 2020 | 11:06 EST

Astro's Playroom

Astro's Playroom Will Have 4-5 Hours of Playtime

Astro's Playroom, which is being developed by ASOBI Team and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment as a free title that is pre-installed on the PS5, will have 4-5 hours of play time. The game…

October 6, 2020 | 11:03 EDT

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Super Mario 35th Anniversary Pin Collection Is Out of Stock

When Nintendo held their Super Mario 35th anniversary Nintendo Direct, they revealed some pretty cool things. Super Mario 3D All-Stars, the Game and Watch Super Mario , Super Mario Bros. 35, and more…

September 21, 2020 | 07:00 EDT

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New Kao The Kangaroo Game Bounces Its Way To Steam In 2021

Tate Multimedia has confirmed that the new Kao the Kangaroo game is coming to PC in 2021. Right now, the game is simply called Kao the Kangaroo, and it'll continue the series' legacy of 3D…

September 1, 2020 | 08:53 EDT

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Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Closes Gamescom Live

Insomniac Games gave players an extended, uninterrupted demo of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart at the tailend of the Gamescom Opening Night Live event. The demo showed off a lot of the games…

August 27, 2020 | 04:33 EDT

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Psychonauts 2 Looks As Psychedelic As You'd Expect

Sequel to cult classic psychological platformer Psychonauts, Psychonauts 2 features the voice talents of Jack Black as the Mote of Light. Raz returns in a psychedelic trailer with pools of starlight…

July 23, 2020 | 12:48 EDT

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Ary and the Secret of Seasons is Coming September 1st

From publisher Modus Games and developer eXiin, Ary and the Secret of Seasons, an action-adventure title about a girl and her ability to change the seasons around her, will be launching on September…

July 23, 2020 | 09:57 EDT

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Psychonauts 2 Restores Cut Content Due to Microsoft Purchase

With the release of Psychonauts 2 later this year, it appears that the influx of cash that came from Microsoft buying Double Fine and other studios such as Compulsion Games, InXile, Ninja Theory,…

July 10, 2020 | 12:13 EDT

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Astro's Playroom Brings Robotic Joy to PS5

Astro's Playroom is a brand new action-platformer revealed at Sony's PlayStation 5 reveal event. It appears that Sony's little robot mascot will be continuing its reputation of showing off the…

June 11, 2020 | 05:01 EDT

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Marvel at Interstellar Imagery with Solar Ash

The creators of Hyper Light Drifter have a brand new experience coming to the PlayStation 5 with Solar Ash. Visually striking in a metaphysical, surreal sort of way, Solar Ash showcases a ton of…

June 11, 2020 | 04:53 EDT

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Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Coming To PlayStation 5

Insomniac Games brings their Lombax and robot duo to the PlayStation 5 in the newest entry in the re-imagining of the Ratchet and Clank series. Subtitled Rift Apart, this new entry in the series will…

June 11, 2020 | 04:32 EDT

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Ary and the Secret of Seasons Delayed Again

Earlier this year, it was announced that the upcoming 3D Metroidvania Ary and the Secret of Seasons would be delayed until Summer 2020. Now, the developers have made the unfortunate announcement that…

June 10, 2020 | 01:15 EDT

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The Super Mario 64 PC Port Has Been Taken Down by Nintendo

Last weekend an enterprising modder released a port of Super Mario 64 to the PC. This port included ultra widescreen support up to an astounding 4K resolution. While gamers around the world…

May 8, 2020 | 10:10 EDT

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Fan-Made Super Mario 64 PC Port Released; Supports 4K and Much More

There are countless emulators to run all the classic games you like from the Nintendo 64, GameBoy Advance, Sega Genesis, and all the classic consoles. Super Mario 64 is one of the most iconic games…

May 4, 2020 | 02:15 EDT

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Graffiti Games' Blue Fire Has High-Flying Parkour in a Long-Forgotten Land

Graffiti Games and Argentian game developer Robi Studios have announced Blue Fire as the first world premiere in the Nintendo Indie World March 2020 showcase. Blue Fire is a colorful game with a…

March 17, 2020 | 01:17 EDT

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Ary and the Secret of Seasons Delayed Until Summer 2020

Some gamers might be said to see Ary and the Secret of Seasons delayed, but that's okay — you're also getting a new trailer to tide you over in the meantime. Check out the latest trailer for this…

February 26, 2020 | 03:03 EST

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Double Fine Says Psychonauts 2 Has Been Delayed Until Next Year

Long-awaited sequel Psychonauts 2 won't launch until 2020. Double Fine hasn't disclosed a reason for this delay. According to Dualshockers, Double Fine sent out a press release confirming the delay…

June 20, 2019 | 10:00 EDT

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy Coming To PC And Nintendo Switch September 3rd

It's a pretty good time to be a Spyro the Dragon fan. Spyro Reignited Trilogy is coming to Nintendo Switch and PC this summer. This'll mark the first time the three original Spyro the Dragon games (…

June 13, 2019 | 09:40 EDT

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Xbox E3 2019: Psychonauts 2 New Footage Shown

Today, at Microsoft's E3 2019 press conference the first major look at Psychonauts 2 gameplay was revealed by Doube Fine Productions. After the announcement that Double Fine Productions had been…

June 9, 2019 | 06:01 EDT

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[Rumor] Spyro Reignited Trilogy Coming to the Switch?

Spyro the Dragon has had a resurgence this past year. After being a minor part of the toys-to-life craze with Skylanders, the plucky purple dragon saw a comeback with the Spyro Reginited Trilogy, a…

June 8, 2019 | 05:20 EDT

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Kao The Kangaroo: Round 2 Is Free To Keep On Steam Today

Do you love 3D platformers? Wanna play one for free? Nobody's going to answer "no" to that question, right? You're in luck: Kao the Kangaroo: Round 2 is currently free to keep on Steam. If you wanna…

June 1, 2019 | 10:20 EDT

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Kao The Kangaroo: Round 2 Bounces Onto Steam June 1st

The wave of 3D platforming revival continues. Kao the Kangaroo: Round 2 is coming to PC via Steam on June 1st. If you don't know who Kao is, you're not alone. Kao the Kangaroo was a Dreamcast…

May 23, 2019 | 10:00 EDT

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Solar Ash Kingdom Is The Next Game From Hyper Light Drifter Devs

Heart Machine, the developers of action-adventure game Hyper Light Drifter, have revealed their next project: Solar Ash Kingdom. All that exists of it so far is a teaser trailer on the official Heart…

March 14, 2019 | 02:20 EDT

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The Game Awards 2018 – Psychonauts 2's First Official Trailer Revealed

Psychonauts 2 got a new trailer with plenty of footage and exposition for fans of the franchsise. The trailer shows Psychonauts protagonist Razputin in a myriad of situations. A giant brain building…

December 7, 2018 | 12:14 EST

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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy And Spyro Reignited Bundle Leaked

A bundle has been spotted for PS4 and Xbox One that packs in the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and the upcoming Spyro Reignited Trilogy. The folks over at Gematsu noted that several retailers were…

October 30, 2018 | 11:07 EDT

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy Trapped In Crystal Until November

Fans that have been eagerly awaiting the return of Spyro might have to wait just a little bit longer as Spyro Reignited Trilogy gets delayed until November 13th. The game was previously meant to be…

August 17, 2018 | 09:12 EDT

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy Physical Edition Requires Download for Two Games

It's not only a little over a month until fans of Sony's purple dragon will be able to return to memorable locations like the Artisan's world or the Summer Forest in Spyro Reignited Trilogy. As both…

August 2, 2018 | 12:42 EDT

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[Updated] Spyro The Dragon Is Back In The Spyro Reignited Trilogy

Update: The original leaked trailer for the Spyro Reignited Trilogy has gone down. Fortunately, the official website for this trilogy of Spyro The Dragon remasters is now live. We've swapped out the…

April 5, 2018 | 11:46 EDT

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Spyro Treasure Trilogy Leaked by Target

Target today apparently decided to upstage Activision, when on the official Ask Target twitter account they answered a question about Spyro Treasure Trilogy saying they weren't able to say when it…

March 21, 2018 | 04:06 EDT