Watch The Star Wars: The Last Jedi Livestream

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Watch The Star Wars: The Last Jedi Livestream

Our first look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi begins at 11 a.m. ET. If this presentation unfolds in a similar fashion to the debut of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, expect a trailer at the end of the panel at roughly 12:30 p.m. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy and The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson will be on stage, along with special guests to talk about this second chapter in the new trilogy.

You can watch the panel below:

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Knights And Robots, Together At Last In Latest Transformers Trailer

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Knights And Robots, Together At Last In Latest Transformers Trailer

The upcoming Transformers movie, called Transformers: The Last Knight, has a new trailer that you can watch. But should you? If you want to see some fighting robots, old-timey knights, and Mark Wahlberg together in less than three minutes, then the answer is "yes."

Honestly, even for a franchise that's all about space-robots that turn into Earth-trucks, the trailer is kind of embarrassing. You can judge for yourself by watching it below:

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Nintendo Sold More Zeldas On Switch Than Switch Consoles In March

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Nintendo Sold More Zeldas On Switch Than Switch Consoles In March

March was a big month for Switch, which moved so many units in its launch window that it became the fastest-selling console in Nintendo's history.  How do you top that kind of news? Maybe with the fact that Nintendo somehow sold even more Switch copies of its flagship game, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

On Switch alone, Zelda sold over 925,000 copies – which is amazing considering that the Switch itself sold about 906,000. In a press release, Nintendo attributes the numbers to "people who purchased both a limited edition of the game to collect and a second version to play."

On Wii U, Zelda sold almost 460,000 units, or roughly one-third of the game's approximate total of 1.3 million units. 

Switch Is Nintendo's Fastest-Selling Console

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Switch Is Nintendo's Fastest-Selling Console

Whether you attribute it to Nintendomania or just the fact the company produced more units to go around, an official press release from Nintendo confirms that the Switch is the fastest-selling console in the company's history.

The console released on March 3 (read our review), and over the course of the month, Nintendo says the system sold more than 906,000 units.

In the announcement, Nintendo acknowledges that even with so many units in the wild, the shipments are not meeting demand. The company also says that a full accounting of the system's current sales will be provided on April 27 as part of its fiscal-year earnings release.

Take A Tour Of Star Wars Celebration 2017

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Take A Tour Of Star Wars Celebration 2017

The first day of Star Wars Celebration 2017 is crawling to a close, and stormtroopers by the legions are returning to their Holiday Inns and Airbnbs to rest and get ready for another day of grueling Orlando, Florida heat. This year's show is held in the Orange County Convention Center, but this sprawling location isn't nearly large enough for the Star Wars faithful. The show's first panel, a look back at 40 years of Star Wars with George Lucas, Harrison Ford, and Mark Hamill, had limited seating, and most people didn't make it in.

Those who were turned away (me included) had one option left: explore the convention floor, which is comprised mostly of shops and photo opportunities. The real fun of Star Wars Celebration begins tomorrow with The Last Jedi panel, where we'll likely see the first trailer for the film. Saturday brings a Star Wars Battlefront II panel, which should reveal more of the game than the trailer that leaked earlier this week.

Take A Tour Of Star Wars Celebration 2017

about X hours ago from
Take A Tour Of Star Wars Celebration 2017

The first day of Star Wars Celebration 2017 is crawling to a close, and stormtroopers by the legions are returning to their Holiday Inns and Airbnbs to rest and get ready for another day of grueling Orlando, Florida heat. This year's show is held in the Orange County Convention Center, but this sprawling location isn't nearly large enough for the Star Wars faithful. The show's first panel, a look back at 40 years of Star Wars with George Lucas, Harrison Ford, and Mark Hamill, had limited seating, and most people didn't make it in.

Those who were turned away (me included) had one option left: explore the convention floor, which is comprised mostly of shops and photo opportunities. The real fun of Star Wars Celebration begins tomorrow with The Last Jedi panel, where we'll likely see the first trailer for the film. Saturday brings a Star Wars Battlefront II panel, which should reveal more of the game than the trailer that leaked earlier this week.

Overwatch Will Add Better Console Aiming Options In Upcoming Patch

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Overwatch Will Add Better Console Aiming Options In Upcoming Patch

Part of what makes Overwatch a great shooter is the way every player can tailor the game to their playstyle. Beyond choosing the character that best represents the way they approach shooters, players can change all kind of settings, such as the look of the cursor and whether Lúcio's two beats are set to a toggle or a hold of a button. And after an upcoming match, console players will also be able to better tune the game's aiming to their liking.

Overwatch lead engineer Tim Ford recently posted a response to players asking for a way to remote aim smoothing, which accelerates the look speed of characters over a short time. "We hear you loud and clear," said Ford. "We're going to add two options in an upcoming patch. First, we'll add a slider for aim smoothing. It will default to the current smoothing/acceleration in the game today (full smoothing, low acceleration). As you drag it towards zero, you'll get less smoothing (higher acceleration). At zero, smoothing is disabled (instant acceleration)." This means players who play less aim-intensive characters (like Mei or Roadhog) will be able to turn more quickly, while snipers who opt for Widowmaker or Hanzo will be to fine-tune their headshots.

Star Wars Celebration Pays Tribute To Carrie Fisher

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Star Wars Celebration Pays Tribute To Carrie Fisher

As part of this week's Star Wars Celebration, Lucasfilm released a touching tribute to the late Carrie Fisher, one of Star Wars' most prominent figures, who passed away after suffering a heart attack last year.

The tribute highlights her work in the Star Wars films, a few behind-the-scenes snippets, television appearances, and more. It also collects quotes from a number of people who've worked with Fisher about what she was like. You can watch the short tribute below.

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Indie Hit Fez Coming To Mobile In 2017

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Indie Hit Fez Coming To Mobile In 2017

Fez became an indie smash hit when it first released on Xbox 360 in 2013. It then swapped dimensions over to the PC in 2013, and then to the PlayStation consoles in 2014. Now, the 2D/3D platforming puzzler is heading to a new platform: mobile.

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The teaser trailer confirms that Phil Fish's cerebral masterpiece of game design will be making the leap to mobile platforms in 2017. For more on Fez, check out Game Informer's 2012 review.

Riot Games Teases New League Of Legends Champions

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Riot Games Teases New League Of Legends Champions

League of Legends boasts well over 100 characters for players to choose from. Today, Riot Games has released a trailer showing two more, Xayah and Rakan.

Both characters are members of a new in-game race known as the Vastaya, who have a bird-like design that is reflected in their feather magic. As shown in the trailer below, Xayah is a damage-dealing character whose feathers can pierce multiple enemies, while Rakan provides support with feather-shields and distractions.

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