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ResetEra allegedly received some promotional material directly from Sony, and in one corner, there appears to be a black and red PlayStation 5 console with a matching DualSense controller. This might be the real deal, as Sony’s Jim Ryan stated that both white and black colors will be available for the launch, followed by additional ones / special editions later on. Read more for a video and additional information.
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LEGO Mario is coming in a few weeks, but the company may have something else up their sleeve, or so we think after seeing these leaked images from VJ Gamer. Apparently, they’ll also be releasing a Nintendo Entertainment System console set on that same day, complete with a vintage television that plays the original Super Mario Bros. game. Read more for a video of a fan-made version from last year, additional pictures and information.
The Ubisoft Forward online event brought forth several announcements, including the release date for Watch Dogs: Legion, which is set for launch on October 29, 2020 for the Xbox One / Series X, PlayStation 4 / 5, Stadia as well as Windows PC platforms. It’s built with a next-gen concept and introduces “Play as Anyone,” a never-before-seen gameplay innovation that gives players the entire city of London to choose their roster of resistance members from. Read more for two videos, including an in-depth gameplay dive, and additional information.
During the Ubisoft Forward event today, the company gave us a first look at Far Cry 6, which takes players into the heart of a modern-day guerrilla revolution set in Yara, a tropical paradise frozen in time. This is where you’ll find President Antón Castillo (Giancarlo Esposito) who vows to restore his country to its former glory while grooming his son Diego (Anthony Gonzalez) to follow his ways. Read more for the first cinematic trailer and a featurette with Giancarlo.
First revealed just over a week ago, Ubisoft’s Hyper Scape is essentially a free-to-play, science fiction battle royale game set in a virtual world of the same name. A total of 99 players descend onto the map of Neo-Arcadia, either solo or in teams of three, to compete in Crown Rush, the most popular game in this world. Previously, the game only had a Technical, which let fans watch the Founders livestreams on Twitch, but now, the open beta is open to everyone. Read more for two videos and a first look at beta gameplay.
There are farming simulators, driving simulators, and now, a marketing simulator. Introducing Devolverland Expo. This first-person ‘marketing simulator’ is set within an abandoned convention center after the annual Devolver Digital game expo was mysteriously canceled. Players break into the convention center and avoid the advanced security systems, while watching the trailers, gameplay demo videos, as well as other secrets lost in the expo’s cancellation. Read more for the trailer and additional information.
Video game collectors have been known to pay exorbitant amounts for pristine examples of sealed games, and this graded copy of Super Mario Bros. just set a new record. Not only is this an original black box release, but it’s a rare sealed with hangtab variant. The previous record was $100,150 for a copy of the same game in similar condition, but someone decided to shell out $114,000 this one. Read more to see its appearance on Pawn Stars and additional information.
HORI’s Nintendo Switch Mario Kart Racing Wheel Pro Deluxe lets you experience the game like never before, and it’s being offered for just $82.94 shipped, this week only, originally $99.99. With this accessory, you’ll be able to race just like your favorite Mario Kart driver on the Nintendo Switch, complete with your own full-sized racing wheel as well as pedals. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
King, the interactive entertainment company behind Candy Crush, announced Crash Bandicoot: On the Run! today for mobile devices running iOS or Android. In this free-to-play endless runner, Dr. Neo Cortex returns to take control of the multiverse, with the help of his maniacal mutagen henchmen. Only Crash Bandicoot and his sister Coco can stop to their evil plans. Read more for a video and additional information.
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The only known working Super NES CD-ROM system recently sold for over $350,000 USD, and it would be impossible to get your hands on one even if money wasn’t an issue. One gamer sought out his own solution by combining a Sony PlayStation and SNES system into one. The result is something that resembles the real thing, but with a few obvious differences, like the CD-ROM drive. Read more for a video of it in-action and additional information.