The fifth annual Game Awards were held Thursday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, celebrating the best in video games from the past year. Leading the field this year were Sony Santa Monica's God of War and Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2, which both earned eight nominations, including for game of the year. Marvel's Spider-Man received seven nominations, marking a stellar year for PlayStation, as both the superhero game and the aforementioned God of War are Sony exclusives. With both God of War and Spider-Man earning game of the year nominations, Sony accomplished what Nintendo did last year, having two exclusive titles up for the night's big prize. Nintendo took home the game of the year trophy for its The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which bested a field that also included Super Mario Odyssey. The free-to-play multiplayer shooter — and cultural phenomenon — Fortnite also received a number of nominations (four), including best ongoing and … [Read more...] about Game Awards: Full Winners List (Updating Live)
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PAX West: Nintendo brings Super Smash Bros and much more! Some of the most anticipated Nintendo Switch games of the upcoming holiday season are coming to this year’s PAX West expo in Seattle from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3. Games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Super Mario Party, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! will join Diablo III: Eternal Collection from Blizzard Entertainment, Starlink: Battle for Atlas from Ubisoft and DRAGON BALL FighterZ from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment as playable games in Nintendo’s booth. The booth will also feature the Nindies Arcade, full of hands-on demos of upcoming indie games, including Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes from Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. Fans can also take part in fun activities related to the Super Mario Party, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! andPokémon: Let’s … [Read more...] about PAX West: Nintendo Brings Super Smash Bros and Much More!
The Game Critics Awards have announced the winners for the best of E3 2018. This year's nominees from the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles featured 56 separate titles and products from across this year's convention. The nominees were chosen by critics from 51 publications, of which The Hollywood Reporter was a participant. Winners included Marvel's Spider-Man exclusive for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and the multi-platform upcoming action game Anthem from BioWare. Taking home this year's top honor, best of show, was Capcom's Resident Evil 2 remake. In the special commendation categories, recognizing games that were not playable on the show floor, winners included CD Project Red's Cyberpunk 2077 and Naughty Dog's sequel The Last of Us 2. This year's convention of the world's top electronic entertainment creators hosted more than 69,000 attendees and 85 companies, with more than 200 exhibitors gathering at the Los Angeles Convention Center. A full … [Read more...] about Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2018 Winners Revealed
Bandai has also opened up digital pre-orders for Dark Souls: Remastered Bandai Namco Entertainment America has released a new trailer and opened Dark Souls: Remastered digital pre-orders for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One online digital storefronts. The new trailer highlights the brutal enemies and forlorn world of Lordran and can be viewed in the player below. Bandai Namco Entertainment America is also announcing that fans who own Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition on STEAM will receive a 50% loyalty discount towards their purchase of Dark Souls: Remastered for PC. Additionally, starting on May 8th at 4:00 PM PDT, the STEAM version of Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition will be delisted and replaced with Dark Souls: Remastered when it releases on May 25th. Customers who own Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition will still be able to play and re-download the title from their STEAM library once it is delisted from the Steam store. Developed by FromSoftware … [Read more...] about Bandai Releases New Dark Souls: Remastered Trailer
Multiple award-winning RPG Divinity: Original Sin 2 coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Leading video game developer and publisher BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America today announced that Divinity: Original Sin 2, the award-winning, BAFTA-nominated role-playing-game (RPG) from Larian Studios, is coming to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in August 2018. Following the game’s incredible success in 2017 as Metacritic’s highest scoring PC game, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe, in partnership with Larian Studios, will bring Divinity: Original Sin 2 to console players, taking them on an adventure that will enable players to go anywhere and do anything in one of the deepest RPG worlds ever created. Divinity: Original Sin 2gives players the freedom of a sandbox RPG, encouraging improvisation and experimentation, with rules made to be bent rather than followed. The game takes place in the world of Rivellon where players can … [Read more...] about Divinity: Original Sin 2 Will Drop in August 2018