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Some people are trying to refund Mario Tennis Aces because it doesn’t let you play a regular game of tennis

Mario Tennis Aces doesn’t let you play a regular game of tennis – and some people are so upset they’re trying to refund the game. The Nintendo Switch game came out yesterday, 22nd June, and while it’s going down well with players (Martin called it “fun – if a little fuzzy and fiddly” in Eurogamer’s Mario Tennis Aces review), it didn’t take long before people noticed there’s something very odd about the game settings. It turns out, outside of the CPU tournaments, Mario Tennis Aces forces you to play a…

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Trailers 

How It Ends Trailer Has Theo James and Forest Whitaker Fighting the Apocalypse

A mysterious apocalypse causes the spread of misinformation and violence in the new trailer for Netflix’s How It Ends. Forest Whitaker stars alongside Theo James in the intense trailer, which teases that there’s something else going on under the surface. Extreme natural disasters are occurring as Whitaker’s Tom and James’ Will race across the country to save Will’s pregnant wife, who is also the daughter of Tom. The blockbuster for the small screen is intense and looks like it would fit in with any other of the popcorn movies currently…

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Trailers 

Killmonger Is the Real King in Recut Black Panther Trailer

Black Panther tells the story of Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa learning to step into his father’s shoes to be the king of Wakanda on his own terms. There are some bumps along the way thanks to Michael B. Jordan’s Erik Killmonger, who just so happens to be T’Challa’s cousin. Killmonger’s tragic storyline is told in the film, which is rooted in something real that audiences were instantly able to pick up on and relate to. Now, a Marvel Cinematic Universe fan has taken some Black Panther footage and reimagined it as…

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PushSquare 

Life Is Strange 2 Starts a New Story from 27th September

The sequel to teen drama Life Is Strange will start on 27th September, a mysterious trailer has revealed. The video shows stitching on a hold-all, but doesn’t give much away. We’ll get our first taste of the long-awaited sequel in next week’s The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit – a standalone mini-story designed to introduce the extended universe of Life Is Strange 2. Original developer DONTNOD is back at the helm, after Deck Nine dealt with prequel Before the Storm. There’ll be five episodes in the sequel, and more will be…

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Eurogamer 

Life is Strange 2’s first episode has a release date

The first episode of Life is Strange 2 arrives on 27th September 2018 – that’s just three months away. It’s actually titled Life is Strange 2, as well – to delineate it from Dontnod’s original series and the excellent prequel spin-off Before the Storm. Life is Strange 2 will comprise of five episodes. The teaser below shows the game’s title being stitched onto a worn backpack. More details, a post on the game’s Twitter says, will be revealed in August (likely Gamescom). And that’s all the clues we’re given. But…

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PSN Europe 

Celebrating the incredible art of God of War

This week we have been celebrating the incredible artwork of God of War. Making games is truly a creative journey, from writing and design, to production and QA, and we at Santa Monica Studio are very excited to celebrate the art department and to share a glimpse of this process with all of you. Our artists have posted hundreds of images that showcase the immense talent and imagination put into the project, so we hope you enjoy! With all that said, be aware: spoilers ahead! Or, as Kratos would say…

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Lets You Pick Your Cover Hero

Ubisoft appears to be doing all it can to shout about the more diverse player options in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. The game allows you to select a male or female protagonist for the first time in the series, as well as romance NPCs and choose from dialogue options throughout the adventure. In other words, it’s going full RPG for its Greek outing. Now, in a Q&A with the game’s creative director, Jonathan Dumont, it’s been revealed that you’ll even be able to choose who stars on your game’s cover art.…

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Eurogamer 

Report: Bethesda sues Warner Bros., claims Westworld game uses Fallout Shelter code

Bethesda is reportedly suing Warner Bros. over the Westworld mobile game, which it claims uses Fallout Shelter code. According to TMZ, Bethesda is suing Warner Bros. and Behaviour Interactive, the developer of the game. In court documents, Bethesda reveal it contracted Behaviour in 2014 to work on Fallout Shelter before Behaviour went on to make the Westworld game for Warner. Fallout Shelter is a building and people management sim with a cute art design where you play the vault overseer. You have to keep your vault dwellers alive, playing Cupid…

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Eurogamer 

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey has reversible boxart to let choose your cover star

We’ve come a long way from Assassin’s Creed not letting you play as a woman – or from doing so only in short sections of its campaign. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey will let you play through the entire game as either female or male mercenaries Kassandra or Alexios – and just like the game itself, its reversible cover will let you pick your favourite. That’s according to creative director Jonathan Dumont, who revealed the detail in a reddit AMA last night. It’s not the first time a video game has offered…

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Eurogamer 

Epic keeps disabling the Fortnite shopping cart because players keep using it to glitch under the map

Fortnite’s shopping cart is a lot of fun – but it doesn’t look like Epic’s laughing. Fortnite’s first vehicle – if you can call it that – has been added and pulled from the battle royale game multiple times since it went live in May as Epic battled to prevent players from using it to glitch under the map. This week, Epic added the shopping cart back into the game only to pull it again a couple of hours later. The shopping cart lasted just a couple of hours before…

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