15 Episodes Of South Park To Watch Before Playing The Fractured But Whole

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15 Episodes Of South Park To Watch Before Playing The Fractured But Whole

South Park: The Fractured But Whole doesn't release until tomorrow, but you can start preparing for it right now. Below, you will find a collection of episodes worth watching before embarking on The New Kid's latest adventure. These particular episodes will serve as refreshers for some of the characters and assorted referential jokes featured prominently in the game.

Season 6, Episode 6: “Professor Chaos”Butters and his Professor Chaos persona are a big part of The Fractured But Whole. This is the episode where Butters invented the alter ego.

Season 7, Episode 5: "Fat Butt and Pancake Head"
A South Park character we haven't heard much from lately is introduced here. It would be good to remember who they are.

Watch Every Dragon Ball FighterZ Character's Ultimate Attack

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Watch Every Dragon Ball FighterZ Character's Ultimate Attack

With our cover story on Dragon Ball FighterZ and month of content, we're hoping to answer a lot of the questions you have about the upcoming fighting game and offer new insight in the game and its development. But sometimes you just want to watch something cool. Check out the video below to see a compilation of every Meteor attack in the game, from the roster of characters that Bandai Namco has announced so far. Occasionally there's a wide shot of the destruction caused by these moves, and we wanted to point out that those occur when a character is downed from the attack and are not part of the attack itself. Also, the video features new music that will be in the game.

Check out the compilation below to see the super moves from SSGSS Vegeta and Goku, Tien, and many more.

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Unboxing BioShock's 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition

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Unboxing BioShock's 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition

In the 10 years since its release, the original BioShock has come to be regarded as one of the best and most influential games in recent history. Now 2K Games is celebrating the 10th anniversary of BioShock (and the beginning of the series) with a special collector's edition, which comes complete with a new statue featuring a Big Daddy and Little Sister. Though it's scheduled to launch on November 14, we got our hands on this impressive item early and took some pictures so you can see this collectible for yourself.

Here's the box, complete with shiny gold lettering. It includes BioShock: The Collection, which means you are getting all three BioShock games, plus the single-player DLC.

Of course, you don't buy a Collector's Edition if you just want the game. This edition also comes with a numbered certificate of authenticity.

Dreaming Of A Different Pokémon Game

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Dreaming Of A Different Pokémon Game

A successful video game in the hands of a successful publisher often leads to a sequel. If that follow-up is a hit, a series is born, and before long, we may see spinoffs that explore just how much range this property has. As technology improves, most successful franchises evolve and adapt to the new landscape of gaming, some undergoing dramatic changes to find new ways to entertain.
Grand Theft Auto is the prime example of a successful video game that became something far greater as technology improved. This beloved series didn’t roar out of the gates as the trendsetting blockbuster we know today. Unlike anything on the market at the time, Grand Theft Auto was a somewhat niche action game, violent and edgy, but held in check by technological limitations. Although players could freely roam across a city, the overhead blimp viewpoint wasn’t ideal for the crime capers Rockstar was trying to achieve. Driving 100 miles an hour with no hint of when to turn was problematic, and the entire experience lacked intimacy, thanks to your character looking like an ant. Despite these drawbacks, the series had a dedicated fan base, and Rockstar clearly had a road map for how it could improve.

New Gameplay Today – South Park: The Fractured But Whole

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New Gameplay Today – South Park: The Fractured But Whole

Hello, and welcome to New Gameplay Today, Game Informer's new video show where we show you – wait for it – new gameplay from new releases. I'll be hosting it most weeks, joined by video guy Leo Vader and a special guest.

Our goal is to give you a good idea of what you can expect from upcoming games, whether it's getting you excited for what's coming or (possibly) convincing you to press the cancel button on your preorder. 

We're starting off with a look at South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Ubisoft's sequel to South Park: The Stick of Truth. Leo and I are joined by Kyle Hilliard, who will be reviewing the game for us. He takes us on a tour of South Park, including some interactions (and selfies) with some of its more recognizable residents, a few of the game's turn-based battles, and, of course, some jokes that we won't repeat here.

Watch Two Full Matches of Yamcha And Tien In Dragon Ball FighterZ

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Watch Two Full Matches of Yamcha And Tien In Dragon Ball FighterZ

As part of this month's cover story for Dragon Ball FighterZ, we had Arc System Works' best players play a couple of rounds. We also had the chance to play several matches for ourselves, along with a few Bandai Namco employees.

Fair warning: This was us mostly messing around and asking questions, which means this gameplay isn't highly competitive. Still, it shows off some supers, specials, and more for both Yamcha and Tien, both of whom are still works in progress.

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Replay – Civil War: Week One

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Replay – Civil War: Week One

After months of preparation, Replay: Civil War is finally upon us. It's three weeks of gaming competitions between the forces of good and evil in the Game Informer offices. This episode kicks it off with four contentious one-on-one match-ups, while the Replay machine dutifully presides.

To see every contestant announce the game they're playing for, check out the back end of last week's Replay. And for the full cut of all the lore leading up to this once in a lifetime cinematic event, watch the compilation here.

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Six Moments In Egyptian History That Are Perfect For Assassin's Creed Origins

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Six Moments In Egyptian History That Are Perfect For Assassin's Creed Origins

Assassin’s Creed Origins winds the clock back to a time before the Assassins and Templars, putting players in the shoes of Bayek during the last years of Ancient Egypt’s Ptolemaic Period, roughly 48-30 B.C.E. With a civil war brewing between Cleopatra VII and her brother Ptolemy XIII and the Romans at the gates of the Egyptian capital of Alexandria, it was a time of upheaval and chaos in the empire. The Ptolemaic Period is full of storytelling possibilities, and features one of history’s most fascinating figures: Cleopatra. It also provides ample opportunity for stealth/action shenanigans. As a series, Assassin’s Creed embraces major historical moments and figures while playing fast and loose with the details, so we’re going to run down five of the most interesting moments in the history of Ancient Egypt’s dying days that players might witness in the upcoming installment.

Funny To A Point – My Biggest Nemeses In Shadow Of War

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Funny To A Point – My Biggest Nemeses In Shadow Of War

If you read one of my columns last month, you know I've been playing and enjoying the heck out of Destiny 2 (which some readers seem personally offended by for some reason, but that's a topic for another day). Something about the changes Bungie has made to the series have really clicked with me, and kept me coming back night after night.

However, the life of a professional gamer isn't that easy, and while I would love to indulge in the hedonistic pleasures of playing the same game forever and ever simply because I enjoy it, it is my sworn duty to evaluate and explicate on the latest releases for the benefit of my dear readers. Seriously – I swore an oath when I started working at G.I., and I don't intend to break it.*

Anywho, Middle-earth: Shadow of War is the hot new game this week, and while I originally intended to write another long and rambling impressions piece and then force Jeff Cork to proofread it, a clear focal point** has emerged from my play sessions: the Nemesis system.

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai's Producer On Cutting Off After Three Entries And Working With Akira Toriyama

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai's Producer On Cutting Off After Three Entries And Working With Akira Toriyama

In the Dragon Ball FighterZ issue of the magazine you can find a separate feature about the history of the franchise and its myriad video game adaptations. As part of that look back, we were able to speak with Daisuke Uchiyama, who served as the producer on the three Budokai games, as well as a few other Dragon Ball games. Uchiyama spoke to us about how the Dragon Ball video games have evolved over the the last few years, what it was like to meet the creator of Dragon Ball, Akira Toriyama, and whether or not a future Dragon Ball game would explore a genre other than fighting.

Game Informer: What is your history with making Dragon Ball games? What was your first Dragon Ball game?