Watch Us Play Through 30 Minutes of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

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Watch Us Play Through 30 Minutes of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is available to play right now! We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate this occasion than spoiling 30 minutes of the adventure for you. We actually do our best to avoid the spoilers, but kick off the video by showing a solution to a tricky puzzle. We spend most of our time exploring the open world, taking in the sights and sounds, and a few bullets along the way. This brief look at the game should give you a good idea of what to expect from this new standalone adventure.

If you like what you saw, but still need to know more, check out our review, in which we gave the game a 9 out of 10, and say Chloe and Nadine make a hell of a team, and should return for another game.

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Watch Video Games Predict The Winner Of Mayweather Vs. McGregor

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Watch Video Games Predict The Winner Of Mayweather Vs. McGregor

We’re just one short week away from what is one of most hyped sporting events of all time: Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor. It’s the biggest name in boxing versus the biggest name in MMA, and even if you’re not into sports, you’ve likely heard at least a hot take or two.

Fans often turn to video games to predict major sporting events like the Super Bowl, and for us, Mayweather v. McGregor is no exception. We wanted to find out who would win the boxing bout, so we simulated the highly anticipated fight inside the most recent boxing video game we could find. But given the short supply of prizefighting video games (and the overall one-sidedness of the contest), we didn’t stop there. We pit Mayweather against McGregor inside an MMA ring, a professional wrestling ring, the Soulcalibur universe, and finally, an MLB ballpark to see who is the greatest of all time.

Note: Some statistics like reach and weight are not accurate given each game’s restrictions on weight class and custom character creations. 

The Sports Desk – Madden 18 Gameplay Tips

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The Sports Desk – Madden 18 Gameplay Tips

Like most years, the new Madden title has gameplay additions and tweaks from previous years that mean that even long-time players may face an adjustment period. Its focus on competitive play has also resulted in some gameplay and mode changes take some getting used to. Here are some of the nuances and my recommendations for dealing with them.

For more on the game, be sure to check out my review, a guide to the Longshot story mode, and a primer for Madden 18's new Target Passing.

The running game feels really good in Madden in 18 – and that's before you even juke, spin, or stiff arm. In fact, I suggest not using the precision modifier (left trigger) to change direction at the line, which can only slow you down and even initiate a strange pullback animation where your running back skips his feet.

EA Announces The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs Expansion Pack

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EA Announces The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs Expansion Pack

The Sims 4 may have come out three years ago, but EA is still hard at work expanding the game both via pushing to new platforms and by adding additional content to the PC and Mac. 

Today at Gamescom, EA announced the long requested Cats & Dogs expansion pack with the help of web celebrity dog Jiffpom. You can choose breeds, customize their coats, and try to recreate you favorite furry little friend. You can either make an animal from scratch and give them unique traits, or find a stray in the city to adopt and learn about its personality as you cohabitate it with your Sims. You can train them and even dress them up in costumes. The Cats & Dgos expansion also creates a new veterinarian profession for your Sims.

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Read Our Original BioShock Cover Story From 2006

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Read Our Original BioShock Cover Story From 2006

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the original BioShock's release. To celebrate the occasion, we're taking a journey through the Game Informer archives – back to March 2006 when we featured BioShock on our cover.

Though BioShock previously existed in another form, this was the world's first look at developer Irrational Games' reimagined project that evolved from a story about a cult de-programmer on a space station. I visited the studio, talked to the team, and wrote this feature based on an early version of the game.

A lot changed from those days to the final release, and even more has changed in the years since. BioShock is revered as a gaming essential, and received two sequels. Irrational Games became 2K Boston, then Irrational Games again, and then the studio underwent a massive downsizing and another name change

Replay - Turok (2008)

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Replay - Turok (2008)

This week on Replay, we take a look at Turok, though it might not be the one you remember.

Most think of Turok: Dinosaur Hunter for the Nintendo 64 when they hear the name Turok. In 2008, however, developer Propaganda Games and publisher Touchstone Games (which is affiliated with Disney Interactive Studios, strangely) tried to reboot the series with a game clearly inspired Aliens that throws in some dinosaurs and recognizable voice actors for good measure.

Andrew Reiner, the voice of Leo Vader, and I are joined this week by someone you don't hear too often. Creative director Jeff Akervik (last seen/heard here) joins us for a look at, hopefully, not the last time a developer tries to make a Turok game. For part two, we do one of my favorite things, which is to go in with zero expectations and discover a bizarre gem.

Super Replay – Pokémon Snap Episode 3

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Super Replay – Pokémon Snap Episode 3

After the marathon that was Shenmue II, Andrew Reiner and I decided it was time to play something that didn't require quite so much long-term commitment. We wanted something that felt closer to a walk in the park, or a leisurely ride through a park, which is how we landed on Pokémon Snap. The Nintendo 64 favorite offered Pokémon fans their first look at their favorite creatures in 3D and, for our purposes, doesn't tell an elongated story about revenge.

Despite our intentions to play something a little less intense, we still want to make sure we get a photo of every Pokémon in the game. We will also be passing the sticks in order to foster some competition. At the end of every episode we will make sure to check and see who took the best photo.

Enjoy the episodes, and leave comments! We plan on reading them out loud during the episodes just like we did with our last few two-person Super Replays.

Funny To A Point – All I Want To Do Is Play Diablo III

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Funny To A Point – All I Want To Do Is Play Diablo III

Believe it or not, we at Game Informer struggle with the same problem that all gamers do: finding time to play games as much as we'd like to. Everyone thinks that being a games journalist means sitting around and playing games all day (at least that's what every forced small-talk conversation about my job has led me to believe), but in reality we spend 90 percent of our time writing about games. I can say without a doubt that I played way more video games before I started working at G.I., just by virtue of not having a full-time job; turns out you can get a lot of screen time in when the only appointment in your daily planner is, "Save Hyrule in your underwear."

An Exclusive Tour Of Call Of Duty: WWII's New Gibraltar Map

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An Exclusive Tour Of Call Of Duty: WWII's New Gibraltar Map

While we recently showed off gameplay footage that included glimpses of the new map Gibraltar, this feature is all about diving in to one of the most interesting maps in Call of Duty: WWII. Game Informer's Ben Hanson is joined by Sledgehammer Games' lead multiplayer designer Greg Reisdorf in a thorough tour of this new map that will be available in the beta. Not only does this video tour shine light on the team's approach to map design, but Reisdorf also offers some helpful tips on how to make the most of the map when players get their hands on it.

Watch the video tour below to learn everything about Call of Duty: WWII's new map Gibraltar.

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