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Hearthstone has gone fully mobile

Hearthstone is now playable on iOS and Android smartphones. With Hearthstone patch 2.5.0.8416, Blizzard released the official mobile app, finally bringing the CCG out of its longstanding tablet gridlock and putting it in pockets everywhere. You can get the free app from iTunes, Google Play, or . As a special bonus for newcomers in celebration of the app’s release, all players more »

Over 1 million bought Cities Skylines

Turns out Bloodborne wasn’t the only game to get a 1 million copies sold announcement today. It turns out the little city simulation that could, Cities Skylines, passed that hallmark too. Which we all had to expect, since it’s still one of the top 10 selling games on Steam. The 1 million copies of Cities more »

Mortal Kombat X is broken on Steam and lets you buy ‘Easy Fatalities’

The PC version of Mortal Kombat X, available via Steam, is currently suffering widespread unplayability due to data issues brought on by a bizarre installation process. While most Steam games install in full, Mortal Kombat X begins with a 3GB pre-load. The game’s official Steam page confirms that this is part of Steam’s “Streaming Install,” which lets you play more »

Over 1 million couldn’t resist Bloodborne

Good news for Sony and From Software. Bloodborne is killing it. I’m not talking about reviews. This is about sales. Over one million people, worldwide, coughed up about $60 for this PS4 game. I know, that doesn’t seem like such a big deal when a game like Call of Duty: Black Ops II can sell more »

Both the PS3 and PS4 get Star Ocean 5

It’s been six years since we’ve heard anything about Star Ocean, but apparently the spacefaring JRPG isn’t exactly dead yet. A fifth installment has been announced. Star Ocean 5 has officially been dubbed Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, and it seems like it may fit snuggly into the quintet of games. While Star Ocean 5 more »

Shovel Knight appears to be getting physical (update)

Know what was a great game? Shovel Knight by Yacht Club Games. It blended so many gameplay elements from titles like Mega Man, Castlevania, and DuckTales, while also honoring said games with incredible spritework and a delightful chiptune soundtrack. Shovel Knight was plain great. Which is why it wasn’t surprising to see it ported to more »

Pokemon players should prepare for a Hoopa distribution event

You’re going to want to get your copies of Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby ready. A Pokemon distribution event is about to go down. I’m sure you all recall hearing about Hoopa, the 720th Pokemon and new Legendary, earlier this year. Now, The Pokemon Company, Game Freak, and Nintendo have sent out a teaser more »

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Project X Zone 2 crosses our path this fall

You won’t be seeing black cats this Halloween. No, instead you’ll see a barrage of Capcom, Sega, and Bandai Namco characters joining up for various hijinks. Remember Project X Zone, that strange strategic RPG that was essentially an excuse to use every possible iconic character from the three companys’ catalogs? Well, it’s getting a sequel more »

Grand Theft Auto 5 PC comes with its own video editor

The PC version of Grand Theft Auto 5 will let players record, edit and share gameplay captured in the main game and Grand Theft Auto Online. Rockstar released a tutorial video detailing the Rockstar Editor, as well as an in-depth guide to its features. The editor is packing a full suite of doodads, including camera angles and targets, a more »

Monster Hunter Stories announced in colorful new trailer

During a recent event, Capcom unveiled the next installment in the Monster Hunter franchise: Monster Hunter Stories. As evidenced by the trailer above, Monster Hunter Stories is a significant departure from the tried-and-true formula of the franchise. Stories is ostensibly an RPG, and there are indeed monsters, but how you’ll go about hunting them remains to be seen. The game more »

Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain: New Warlock and Hunter cards examined

After Blizzard’s 14-card bombshell, we’ve now seen all of Blackrock Mountain. The Hearthstone expansion is due out April 2, and we now know the 31 cards it’s bringing with it. And with the full set out in the open, we can finally evaluate individual cards more fairly. Up first, the Warlock’s Demonwrath, which has continued the support for the Demonlock play style.  more »

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Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain: New Warrior cards examined

After Blizzard’s 14-card bombshell, we’ve now seen all of Blackrock Mountain. The Hearthstone expansion is due out April 2, and we now know the 31 cards it’s bringing with it. And with the full set out in the open, we can finally evaluate individual cards more fairly. That means it’s time for another look at the Warrior class, which more »