Newspaper Mistakenly Uses Joke About Pokémon Gun As Real Game

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Newspaper Mistakenly Uses Joke About Pokémon Gun As Real Game

Last week, Nintendo and Game Freak revealed Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, the two new eighth generation mainline games in the series. Of course, as soon as something new Pokémon is revealed, the internet gets to work with jokes, and we very quickly had people making a joke about a third version of the game titled Pokémon Gun.

However, a newspaper in Mexico mistakenly used that joke as part of their story about the game's announcement, so innocent little Grookey is now wielding hot fire. The news comes from Twitter user @cin_ceja.

My local newspaper, always doing research before publishing anything. pic.twitter.com/TP8GnKWkqK

Newspaper Mistakenly Uses Joke About Pokémon Gun As Real Game

about X hours ago from
Newspaper Mistakenly Uses Joke About Pokémon Gun As Real Game

Last week, Nintendo and Game Freak revealed Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, the two new eighth generation mainline games in the series. Of course, as soon as something new Pokémon is revealed, the internet gets to work with jokes, and we very quickly had people making a joke about a third version of the game titled Pokémon Gun.

However, a newspaper in Mexico mistakenly used that joke as part of their story about the game's announcement, so innocent little Grookey is now wielding hot fire. The news comes from Twitter user @cin_ceja.

My local newspaper, always doing research before publishing anything. pic.twitter.com/TP8GnKWkqK

New Shazam Trailer Shows A Hero In Training

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New Shazam Trailer Shows A Hero In Training

The newest hero in DC's "Extended Universe" of films is only 15 years old and has no idea what he's doing. The growing pains he undergoes will hopefully be much to theatergoers' delight. Shazam releases on April 5, and the latest trailer makes it look a silly origin story that will eventually give way to darker tones. The trailer focuses heavily on Shazam (Zachary Levi) getting to know his powers as he goofs off with his best friend. This lengthy video also gives us a good look at Dr. Sivana (Mark Strong), a villain who clearly has no time for kid games.

Following the enjoyable Aquaman film, let's hope DC gets on a roll similar to Marvel with its other character-based movies. Shazam is directed by David F. Sandberg (Lights Out) with a screenplay by Henry Gayden (Earth to Echo).

New Shazam Trailer Shows A Hero In Training

about X hours ago from
New Shazam Trailer Shows A Hero In Training

The newest hero in DC's "Extended Universe" of films is only 15 years old and has no idea what he's doing. The growing pains he undergoes will hopefully be much to theatergoers' delight. Shazam releases on April 5, and the latest trailer makes it look a silly origin story that will eventually give way to darker tones. The trailer focuses heavily on Shazam (Zachary Levi) getting to know his powers as he goofs off with his best friend. This lengthy video also gives us a good look at Dr. Sivana (Mark Strong), a villain who clearly has no time for kid games.

Following the enjoyable Aquaman film, let's hope DC gets on a roll similar to Marvel with its other character-based movies. Shazam is directed by David F. Sandberg (Lights Out) with a screenplay by Henry Gayden (Earth to Echo).

THQ Nordic's Parent Company Issues Official Apology For 8Chan AMA Incident

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THQ Nordic's Parent Company Issues Official Apology For 8Chan AMA Incident

Last week, THQ Nordic Gmbh caused a stir when it announced it was holding an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on 8Chan, an image board with a reputation for hosting child pornography. After an initial apology from the company's marketing director Philipp Brock, there was radio silence as members from all parts of the industry continued to criticize the company for holding the AMA.

Today, the CEO of Gmbh's parent company, THQ Nordic AB, issued an apology in a statement. Here's the apology in full from CEO Lars Wingefors:

THQ Nordic is responsible for publishing a number of recently released and forthcoming titles, including Metro Exodus, Biomutant, Darksiders III, and Battle Chasers: Nightwar. For more on matter, check out our News editor's opinion piece on how the industry fails to hold itself accountable here.

2019 Video Game Release Schedule

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2019 Video Game Release Schedule

If you're wondering what games are coming up in 2019, we've put them all in one convenient location. This list will be continually updated to act as a living, breathing schedule as new dates are announced, titles are delayed, and big reveals happen. This should help you plan out your next several months in gaming and beyond.

New additions or changes to the list will be in bold.

As the gaming calendar is constantly changing, we highly recommend you bookmark this page. You'll likely find yourself coming back to this to find out the most recent release schedule for the most anticipated games across PC, consoles, handhelds, and mobile devices. If you notice that we've missed something, feel free to let us know! Please note that games will not get assigned to a month until they have confirmed release dates.

Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince Gets Gameplay Trailer & Release Details

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Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince Gets Gameplay Trailer & Release Details

Some fans didn't take to Trine 3 because of its length and attempt at 3D gameplay, but developer Frozenbyte says that Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince returns the series to the 2.5D gameplay that made it famous.

The game also reunites fans with the franchise's three heroes, tasking them with defeating the evil unleashed by Prince Selius' waking nightmares, via a new combat system as well as physics-based environmental puzzles. The Nightmare Prince also includes four-player co-op (local and online), new skills, and more.

In other Trine news, Frozenbyte has announced Trine: Ultimate Collection, featuring all the games in the series and extras such as a physical map of the world, a code for a digital artbook, a reversible cover sheet, and a soundtrack download code.

Apex Legends Has Hit 50 Million Players In A Quarter Of The Time it Took Fortnite

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Apex Legends Has Hit 50 Million Players In A Quarter Of The Time it Took Fortnite

Another week, another victory lap for Respawn Entertainment. In the month since Apex Legend's launch, the game's audience has grown by leaps and bounds.

As this handy chart points out,  Apex Legends' audience growth has already reached 50 million players within the span of a month. It took Fortnite four months to reach 45 million players. While some of this growth difference is obviously the result of the proliferation of the battle-royale genre among a mainstream audience since Fortnite Battle Royale's release, it still shows that Respawn's stab at battle royale has cemented its place in the field.

Thank you to the 50 million players that have shown up in the first month since Apex Legends launched! You have all made this something special and there's much more to come! pic.twitter.com/EoDcjF5q9E

Report: Square Enix Disables Streaming For Left Alive After Rocky Launch In Japan

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Report: Square Enix Disables Streaming For Left Alive After Rocky Launch In Japan

Left Alive has been out in Japan for a few days now, but it's been having a rocky debut, leaving fans worried about its Western launch.

According to Siliconera, Japan-based players were able to stream everything outside of Left Alive's cutscenes when it released on February 28. Now, streaming has been disabled on PS4. Left Alive is also selling for nearly half-off on Amazon Japan, and has an average rating of 1.8 out of 5 stars on the retailer website. User reviews reflect issues relating to everything from graphics to controls.

Left Alive is a spiritual successor to the Front Mission series, but changes things up, including a shift to more action rather than tactics. 

Report: Square Enix Disables Streaming For Left Alive After Rocky Launch In Japan

about X hours ago from
Report: Square Enix Disables Streaming For Left Alive After Rocky Launch In Japan

Left Alive has been out in Japan for a few days now, but it's been having a rocky debut, leaving fans worried about its Western launch.

According to Siliconera, Japan-based players were able to stream everything outside of Left Alive's cutscenes when it released on February 28. Now, streaming has been disabled on PS4. Left Alive is also selling for nearly half-off on Amazon Japan, and has an average rating of 1.8 out of 5 stars on the retailer website. User reviews reflect issues relating to everything from graphics to controls.

Left Alive is a spiritual successor to the Front Mission series, but changes things up by focusing more action rather than tactics.