Halo 5: Guardians Reality eSports TV Series in the Works


An eSports television series centered around the Microsoft-exclusive first-person shooter Halo 5: Guardians is in the works.

According to Variety, developer 343 Industries has signed a deal with TV production company Pilgrim Media Group to develop the competition-focused reality series.

Kiki Wolfkill, the head of Halo Transmedia at 343 Industries, expressed her excitement to be working with Pilgrim Media to “bring the intensity and extreme competition of Halo 5: Guardians eSports to a television audience,” saying, “there is no better partner than Pilgrim to give our fans insight into the world of Halo eSports.”

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Former DICE Devs Announce New Free-to-Play Game


Lightbulb Crew, a small developer made up in part of former DICE and Ubisoft employees, has announced Games of Glory, a top-down multiplayer team shooter for PlayStation 4 and PC.

The small, France-based studio provided some early details in a press release Wednesday morning. Players will be able to choose between 15 characters across five general character classes, each with different skills, as you might imagine. You’ll also get around 50 guns and melee weapons to choose between to boot. Battles will be either 3v3 or 5v5.

Games of Glory will be free-to-play next year, and will support cross-play between PS4 and Steam users.

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Beyond: Final Fantasy XV Was Announced Before The PS3 Was Even Out


This week, Max “Farfetch’d” ScovilleMarty “Weezing” Sliva, Alanah “Snorlax” Pearce and Brian “Grimer” Altano gather round the ol’ Coleman camp stove to reflect upon the long awaited release of Final Fantasy XV, which was announced over a decade ago. What were you doing in 2006? Meanwhile, Watch Dogs 2 might be GOTY material for some of us, and hey, why is it so hard to nail down a GOTY this year anyway? The Game Awards nominees have us very anxious.

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Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon become fastest-selling games in Nintendo history in the Americas

After becoming the most pre-ordered video games in Nintendo history, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon the latest games in the wildly popular Pokémon franchise have now become the fastest-selling games that Nintendo has ever launched in the Americas. In less than two weeks, Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems sold a combined total of 3.7 million units.

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PlayStation Plus Free Games for December Revealed


December’s lineup of free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers has been revealed, including two cross buy titles for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita members.

PS Plus subscribers on PS4 can download Stories: The Path of Destinies and Invisible Inc. After initially releasing on PC, Invisible Inc. is a turn-based strategy game from Klei Entertainment, the developers behind Mark of the Ninja and Don’t Starve. IGN gave Invisible Inc. an 8.5 when it first released, praising the game’s blend of sci-fi and espionage aesthetics in each heist for “

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Pokemon Sun and Moon Break Nintendo Record


Pokemon Sun and Moon are the fastest-selling Nintendo games ever released in the Americas.

The 3DS games have sold 3.7 million copies combined in less than two weeks, setting a new Nintendo record. Pokemon Sun and Moon have knocked down X and Y from the top spots.

In fact, Pokemon Sun and Moon saw an 85 percent sales increase over X and Y during the same launch period. And overall, the franchise has sold over 280 million games.

That number could increase even more with the reported Pokemon Stars, a third version of Pokemon Sun and Moon supposedly in the works for Nintendo Switch.

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How to Watch PlayStation Experience 2016


The PlayStation Experience 2016 takes place in Anaheim, California on December 3 and 4, and IGN has you covered with everything happening at the show.

IGN is your place to watch the PSX 2016 press conference, find out about all the biggest announcements, and get previews straight from the convention. Here’s everything you need to know about how to keep on top of the show right on IGN.

The PlayStation Showcase, PSX’s main conference, kicks off the entire weekend, and you can watch live on IGN or any of its apps, including…

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