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EGM’s Best of 2017: Marc Camron’s Editor Awards

In my personal awards last year, I noted: “2017 will see the release of said Switch, and the new competition will likely make the other companies step up their game. So, here’s to the best games of 2016. You were great, but I can’t help daydreaming about next year.” Well, not even in…

EGM’s Best of 2017: Nick Plessas’ Editor Awards

As a gamer that doesn’t normally dabble in Nintendo games or Japanese RPGs, my opinion on 2017 in gaming seems to differ notably from my coworkers. That’s not to say it was a bad year, but it didn’t grip me quite like 2016, perhaps because of 2017’s less substantial multiplayer scene. While I…

Mario + Rabbids creator wanted to remake Wind Waker on the GBA

The creator of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle once almost brought The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker to the Game Boy Advance. As Davide Soliani revealed on Twitter, back in 2003 he “almost convinced” his managing director to create a demo of Wind Waker running on the GBA. Since the game launched…

Pokémon Go’s new wave of Gen III Pokémon includes a region exclusive

Now that Pokémon Go trainers have had a day to find the second wave of additions from Generation III, it’s been discovered Niantic has made another region-exclusive Pokémon. According to Pokémon Go‘s data mining community, The Silph Road, the Water/Rock-type Pokémon Relicanth will be native to New Zealand. While Niantic hasn’t officially stated…

Apple takes one small step towards regulating loot boxes

Another minor victory in the attempts to regulate loot boxes has been made. Apple now requires all App Store games to disclose the odds loot box item drops. This is one minor step forwards in the ongoing storm of events surrounding microtransactions in games like Star Wars Battlefront II and NBA 2K18, but…

Arms’ latest update is now live, includes final new character

Arms’ Version 5.0 update is now live, and it introduces the last new character for Nintendo’s stretchy fighter… forever. Dr. Coyle is the last character to join Arms‘ roster, which now counts fifteen fighters among its ranks. As far as last characters are concerned, you can’t really top Dr. Coyle, who is the director…

PlayStation Flash sale adds even more deals to the PlayStation Store

PlayStation is gifting fans an extra long Flash sale for the holidays this year, so everyone has a chance to get in on some of 2017’s best games. The sale is almost entirely PS4 games, with only two PS3 game making the cut, and no Vita games anywhere to be found. Some of…

Sea of Thieves shows off an hour of new gameplay

Sea of Thieves has released yet another development diary to whet your appetite for living a pirate’s life in the form of an hour-long gameplay session. The previous development diary dumped a ton of new information about your goals on the road (seas?) to becoming a Pirate Legend, including how quests are structured…

Destiny 2’s latest balance-breaking glitch won’t be fixed any time soon

With the arrival of Destiny 2‘s holiday event, The Dawning, Guardians have had the chance to revisit a classic but insane Crucible mode. In Mayhem, teams have the ability to quickly recharge abilities and Supers, bringing all out chaos to matches. Strangely, due to a glitch the Voidwalker Warlocks were able to exploit…

Xbox Countdown Sale discounts pretty much every game on Xbox

Sure, Xbox might not have the most exclusives or the highest-selling hardware, but one thing they do right is discounts. The 2017 Xbox Countdown Sale is now live, and you can save on pretty much every game right now, with up to 650 games or DLC on the list. The sale runs until…