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Gears 5 Will Not Have Lootboxes

Amidst the long confusion and angst over lootboxes, including some looming federal investigations and head-scratching arguments of definition courtesy of EA, The Coalition has gotten ahead of it all by informing players that Gears 5 will not have lootboxes (or Gear Packs, as they were called in Gears of War 4). The Coalition took to its community website to explain of how […]

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Planet Zoo was quietly one of the best demos at E3 2019

“We are working with live animals here. These are pretty much impossible to script.” And with that our tour begins, a slow pan across the milling crowds, past the education center—and then, giraffes. Three or four wander the first enclosure, heads peeking up past the walls. One splays its legs, pausing to take a drink from the pond. Nearby, a […]

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Bleeding Edge hands-on and interview – Xbox's ambitious new fighter

GameCentral plays the Xbox’s newest exclusive and talks to its creator about DmC, punching people online, and being bought by Microsoft. A lot of people were hoping for multiple new game announcements from Microsoft’s E3 conference and while technically they did get them, they were all for the Xbox One and there was nothing exclusively for Project Scarlett. In hindsight […]

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Sonic Team Says 2021 Is The "Next Big Year" For Sonic

At South By Southwest earlier this year, Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka spilled the news that the next mainline Sonic the Hedgehog game was in development. I met up with Iizuka at E3 last week and asked about the future of the franchise. When I ask directly about the game mentioned at the South By Southwest panel, he’s evasive, saying […]

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Game Informer's Best Of E3 2019 Awards

2019 marked an odd year for E3, with former fixture Sony’s absence and the rise of streaming-focused game tech front-and-center. However, as always, gaming’s biggest trade show played its pivotal role in laying out what we can expect from the rest of this year and next. Whether brutal first-person shooters, imaginative platformers, or ambitious RPGs are your jam, there was something special […]

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