Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ Themed Lands to Open in 2019

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, a new expansion land for the Walt Disney theme parks, will open next year.

The California based Disneyland expansion is set to open in the summer, while the Disney World expansion opens in Florida during the fall.

Set on the new planet of Batuu, Disney plans to create an immersive, personalized experience for anyone that goes to the themed-area.

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‘Battlefield V’ Unveiled, Release Date Announced

World War II was the bloodiest conflict in human history. Lasting from 1939 to 1945, the conflict saw over 30 nations and 100 million people involved in a globe spanning conflict the world had never seen before.

The popular culture depictions and reenactments of the Second World War typically focus on the larger battles like the Siege of Stalingrad, The Storming of Normandy, and the Battle of Midway.

Though these battles proved to be key to the Allies winning the war they often overshadow some other battles in parts of the world where people lived and died for just as noble a cause.

Dice and Electronic Arts hope to try to tell some of those stories in the newly unveiled war game, Battlefield V.

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Devolver Digital Announces E3 2018 Press Show

Following in the footsteps of it’s biting commentary on the games industry, independent game studio, Devolver Digital has announced that it would be once again having a presence at E3. Promising not only “blood and possibly loss of life”, but also “new game reveals”.

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‘Jurassic World Evolution,’ Launch Date and New Trailer Details

Frontier Developments finally has revealed some details on the upcoming park-building simulation, Jurassic World Evolution, and like Ian Malcolm once said: “Oooh ahhh… That’s how it always starts… but then there’s running… and uh screaming…”

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New PlayStation 4 God of War Gets a Release Date

Sony today announced the release date for the much anticipated God of War from Sony’s Santa Monica Studio for the PlayStation 4. Coming in the beginning of the second quarter of 2018, April 20.

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Nintendo Makes Plenty of New Announcements in it’s Surprise Direct

The long rumored mid-January Nintendo Direct was finally released this morning and brought with it a slew of new announcements for the Nintendo Switch. This short 15 minute video details new game announcements as well as a host of remakes and remasters due out in the first half of 2018. The full Nintendo Direct can be viewed here. To read up on all of the announcements keep reading below.

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HTC Reveals the Vive Pro

Today at the Consumer Electronics Show, HTC showed off it’s high end HTC Vive Pro headset. This marks the first real departure from the core HTC Vive that the company has announced since it first came to market.

“There’s a clear need in the VR market for a premium VR experience with high resolution display, integrated audio and the best components available today in a headset,” said VIVE US general manager Daniel O’Brien. “Vive Pro offers an immediate upgrade for both VR enthusiasts and enterprises that want to utilize the best VR experience.”

The new Vive Pro headset will feature dual OLED screens running at a 2880×1600 resolution and comes equipped with noise cancelling microphone, two front facing cameras and a fully redesigned head strap.

There is currently no announcements of pricing or release.

Life Will Find a Way in New ‘Jurassic World’ Sim

Prepare to exclaim: “Bingo! Dino-DNA!” when Jurassic World Evolution stomps onto the gaming landscape next year.

Announced during Microsoft’s pre-Gamescom Presser, the new park-building game will see intrepid players building and managing their own versions of the titular park from the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World films. Continue reading “Life Will Find a Way in New ‘Jurassic World’ Sim”

Nintendo Officially Unveils the “Super NES Classic”

In a follow up to last year’s mega-popular NES Classic, Nintendo has officially revealed their new throwback console the Super NES Classic.

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NBC to Broadcast $100,000 Rocket League Tournament

Comcast Corp.’s NBC Sports has announced that they will be televising a $100,000 prize pool open tournament for Psyonix’s Rocket League this summer, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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