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The Fallout 4 Pip-Boy won’t fit large phones like iPhone 6+ and sold out in North America

The wearable Pip-Boy included with the collector’s edition of Fallout 4 can’t accommodate the largest phones on the market. The model includes foam inserts sized for iPhone 6, iPhone 5/5, iPhone 4/4, Samsung Galaxy 5 and Samsung Galaxy 4, Bethesda wrote on its blog. Smartphones similar in size to these models will be just fine, but anything more »

Meet the voice actors for Fallout 4’s protagonists

Fallout 4 will be the first game in the series to feature fully voiced protagonists. Designer and writer Emil Pagliarulo recently revealed (via Twitter) whose voices we’ll get acquainted with throughout our no-doubt exhaustive return to the wastelands: Courtenay Taylor will handle the dialogue for female protagonists and Brian Delaney will voice the males. Taylor has more »

Adventures of Pip Review: Pixel power

Adventures of Pip Price:$14.99 System(s):PC (Wii U) Release Date: June 4, 2015 Publisher (Developer): TicToc Games (TicToc Games) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for fantasy violence Independent developers have become joined at the hip with 2D platformers in recent years. It’s no great surprise, really. When you’re short on manpower and shorter on budget, it makes sense to work more »

Starting Final Fantasy XIV’s Heavensward expansion

Square Enix first revealed Final Fantasy XIV’s first expansion, Heavensward, in October 2014, promising a 2015 release. We now know that the expansion will be out June 23, 2015, and thanks to the folks at Product-Reviews, how to crack it open. Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward’s main quest is titled ‘Coming to Ishgard’ and requires a level more »

Sunset Review: Maid from conflict

Price: $19.99 System(s): PC Release Date: May 21, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Tale of Tales (Tale of Tales) I love talking about games with people who’ve had minimal or no experience with them. It’s so easy to form a closed idea about what makes a game a game after so many years, systems and series. Find the things, kill the things, more »

YouTube will launch gaming-dedicated site YouTube Gaming this summer

YouTube is taking its support for video game let’s plays, walkthroughs and the like to a new level with YouTube Gaming, a separate website and app dedicated entirely to video game coverage. As its teaser site reveals, YouTube Gaming will launch in the U.S. and UK in summer 2015 with full support for live streams and videos. YouTube more »

Toukiden: Kiwami will hunt Steam this month

Koei Tecmo’s Monster Hunter-inspired action-RPG Toukiden: Kiwami, originally released for PS Vita and recently ported to PS4, will soon see a PC release via Steam. The PC version of Toukiden: Kiwami will release June 26, 2015, and is already available for pre-order to the tune of a 10 percent discount and throw-in armor set. Toukiden: Kiwami is a re-release more »

Hearthstone patch 2.7 will add Tavern Brawl mode, new hero portraits and more

Hearthstone‘s next growth spurt won’t introduce any new cards or deck slots, but it will answer a few of the more prevalent fan cries. Patch 2.7‘s grandest addition will be Tavern Brawl mode, an eclectic format that changes its rules on a weekly basis. Arriving mid-June, Tavern Brawl may require that you craft a deck under more »

Desura owner Bad Juju goes bankrupt after failing to pay devs

Digital storefront Desura is on shaky foundation. Its parent company, Bad Juju, which also controls indie bundler Indie Royale, recently filed for bankruptcy following months of financial struggle. As Gamasutra reports, many developers who sold their game through Desura went unpaid for some time, even after directly contacting Bad Juju management. The company was looking more »

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Splatoon is now fully playable in Minecraft

Popular YouTuber SethBling has recreated Nintendo’s latest, Splatoon, within the vanilla version of Minecraft. It’s not actually running on a mod, but on in-game command blocks, which grant Minecraft creators access to all sorts of wacky effects. The only requisite is the 1.8 version of Minecraft. Set in a custom-made map, Minecraft-Splatoon (Splatcraft? Minetoon?) features the same color-based shooting more »

Blizzard will sell new Hearthstone hero portraits

New cards and additional deck slots aside, the most requested Hearthstone feature is some new faces, new heroes to liven up the game and introduce new class cards. Well, new heroes are, in fact, on their way, though they’re probably not what most players are hoping for. In a recent BattleNet post, Blizzard revealed that they more »

Steam Machines pick up, well, steam with November launch

Steam Machines are finally ready to come out of the oven. As Polygon reports, the first sanctioned models will release November 10, 2015, with an unspecified number going to pre-orderers October 16. Alienware and Cyberpower will be the leading the charge, with the former’s prices spanning $449 to $749. A Steam Controller and Steam Link will go for more »