Ron Gilbert Wants His Games Back From Disney, Too

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Ron Gilbert Wants His Games Back From Disney, Too

Last week, we reported that Deus Ex creator Warren Spector is interested in recovering his unreleased concepts from Disney. He mentioned three ideas under development at Junction Point before it was shut down by the House of Mouse.

Another developer has chimed in that he would love to see his intellectual property come home. Ron Gilbert, who developed Maniac Mansion and the Monkey Island games under LucasArts would like to see them returned.

Dear @Disney, now that you're not making games, please sell me my Monkey Island and Mansion Mansion IP. I'll pay real actual money for them.

Third Star Ocean: Integrity And Faithlessness Live Stream Happens Tuesday, May 24

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Third Star Ocean: Integrity And Faithlessness Live Stream Happens Tuesday, May 24

Square Enix is gearing up for its third Star Ocean Star Log live stream tomorrow. As part of the event, we’ll be getting a gameplay trailer and a deeper look at a couple of the characters.

Anne and Emerson, two of Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness’ characters will be more fully explored during the event. We’ll also get a better look at the Kingdom of Trei’kur.

You can tune in tomorrow at 7 p.m. Eastern / 4 p.m. Pacific on Square Enix’s Twitch channel. The game is due out on June 28 for PlayStation 4.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Arcade Game Figures Announced For San Diego Comic Con

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Arcade Game Figures Announced For San Diego Comic Con

In honor of Turtle Day, NECA Toys has announced an exclusive line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle action figures based on the 1989 arcade game. Exclusive to the San Diego Comic-Con happening in July, NECA will be releasing two four-figure box sets of the Ninja Turtles and Foot Clan.

According to the company's website more pricing and pre-order information will be available later this week. Check out a trailer for the figures below:

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Welcome The Summer 2016 Game Informer Interns

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Welcome The Summer 2016 Game Informer Interns

Every few months, we’re fortunate to have the opportunity to share a little of the work we do at Game Informer with a new group of aspiring writers and journalists through our internship program. As we steer into the summer months, another team of awesome writers will be helping us cover all the important video game news and culture over the next three months. Come meet the new GI interns.

Our summer 2015 interns come to us from all across the country, but they share a common love of video games and writing about those games. The next three months affords them an opportunity to share that excitement about the field with the rest of the Game Informer community. You’ll see news, features, previews, and more from them popping up onto the Game Informer website in the coming weeks, and they'll be helping out with all the craziness that comes in the weeks before, during, and after E3.

Expect to see plenty of stories from Blake Hester, AJ Moser, and Haley MacLean (click their names and get to know them better by reading their introductory blog posts). This term is also the first time we'll have a video-production intern on the team, so please welcome Leo Vader. Expect to see some great Test Chambers, Replays, and other video content from Leo down the line. We're excited to have these fine folks on board, so please extend a warm welcome!

New Klassic Cyrax Mortal Kombat Figure From Pop Culture Shock Collectibles

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The toy company Pop Culture Shock Collectibles recently showed off a prototype image of its new figure: a 1:4 scale statue of Cyrax donned in his classic Mortal Kombat outfit.

While no release or pricing information has been provided at this time, looking at other 1:4 scale figures on its site, an estimated price for Cyrax may be between around $300 and $500. Check out a full-scale image of the figure below:

The Cyrax figure is part of the Mortal Kombat Klassic series Pop Culture Shock Collectibles has been recently rolling out, joining a $500 Shao Kahn statue and a $700 Sub-Zero statue. The company has also released figures based on the Street Fighter, Judge Dredd, and He-Man series. 

Microsoft Announces Ticketing Details For E3 Xbox Fanfest

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Microsoft is reprising its Xbox Fanfest to coincide with E3 next month. If you want to be one of 500 admitted to the event, you’ll want to start lining up early.

You’ll need to be over 21 and have an Xbox Gamertag in order to get in. You can start lining up at 10 p.m. Pacific at the Westfield Century City Microsoft Store in Los Angeles. 

The first 500 people in line will receive credentials. Tickets will then be distributed on Sunday morning at 11 a.m. Pacific at the same location.

You Have Until June 10 To Get Your The Witcher 3 Physical Gwent Decks

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You’ll have a chance to round out your physical Gwent collection with the launch of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s final expansion. If you have the expansion pass, pick up a collector’s edition of the Blood and Wine expansion, or purchase it by itself digitally, you can get two more decks.

If you picked up the Hearts of Stone collector’s edition or ordered decks online with your expansion credentials, you already have the Scoia’tael and Monster decks. The Blood and Wine set gets you Nilfgaard and Northern Realms.

The collector’s edition will run you $29.99. If you want to redeem a code online to order your Gwent decks, they’ll run you $10 per set. You will need to provide photographic proof of expansion pass or individual expansion purchase.

Interactive Trailer Gives A 360-Degree View Of A Huge Total War: Warhammer Battle

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Interactive Trailer Gives A 360-Degree View Of A Huge Total War: Warhammer Battle

Total War: Warhammer comes out tomorrow, giving Warhammer fans another way to experience their favorite world. The Creative Assembly has released an interactive trailer for the game, which lets viewers pan around an in-progress battle from the safety of their own homes (or castles).

Click on the trailer here, and then drag your cursor around to change your position. Don't worry – nobody is going to throw a spear at you and ruin your view

The game comes out tomorrow on PC. Dan Tack reviewed it for us, saying, "Total War: Warhammer is one of the best Total War games I’ve ever played, and fans of either franchise should find themselves with a winner here."

Ori And The Blind Forest Physical Release Coming In June

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Ori And The Blind Forest Physical Release Coming In June

If you missed out on Ori and the Blind Forest or loved it so much you want a physical copy on the shelf, Nordic Games and Microsoft are making that happen. Both the Steam and Xbox One editions are getting hard copy versions next month.

On PC, there will be two editions. The standard version is priced at $19.99 and includes a poster and “premium packaging.” For an additional $10, the limited edition includes a Steelbook, soundtrack CD, two posters, and two postcards.

The two PC editions and an Xbox One version (which doesn’t appear to have any of the pack-ins) will arrive on June 14. For more, you can check out our review of Ori and the Blind Forest.

Uncharted 4 Sells 2.7 Million Copies In First Week

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Uncharted 4 Sells 2.7 Million Copies In First Week

Sony has announced that Uncharted 4 is its fastest-selling first-party PlayStation 4 game in North America. The company has touted impressive first-week sales numbers for Nathan Drake’s last ride.

More than 2.7 million copies have been sold through as of May 16. This includes retail copies sold at register and PlayStation Store downloads.

By comparison, Naughty Dog’s last game, The Last of Us, sold 3.4 million copies in its first three weeks. For more on Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, check out our review