Limited Edition Fallout 4 Merchandise For Sale This Week

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Limited Edition Fallout 4 Merchandise For Sale This Week

Fallout fans have less than one month before returning to the wasteland. While you likely don’t need any reminder, Bethesda’s merch machine is spinning up to get you hyped nonetheless.

This week, you’ll be able to grab extremely limited numbers of some very specialized swag. The week kicks off with a t-shirt commemorating the Great War (pictured above). It’s available to order now through October 26.

Tomorrow, Tuesday, October 20, you’ll have a shot at one of 5,000 wired Vault Boy-themed Xbox One controllers. These feature a powder blue and yellow design scheme, as well as the visage of Fallout’s famous mascot.

Legend of Zelda Fan Art Group Releases Huge New Collection

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Legend of Zelda Fan Art Group Releases Huge New Collection

Link’s Blacklist, a Legend of Zelda fan art collective that focuses exclusively on bosses and enemies of the game series, has released its annual update of over 40 new pieces of art. Series fans can now see their favorite enemies brought to life in a variety of styles, including a Grinexx made out of cake.

The Blacklist, which began in 2012, now features 211 enemies and bosses from throughout series history. The 2015 update brings 17 new characters to the collection, as well as 29 characters that now have a second illustration dedicated to them.

The collective is transitioning away from annual updates to a more consistent year-round rotation, according to Game Art HQ founder Reinhold Hoffman. The group will work its way through remaining enemies beginning with those found in the first Legend of Zelda game and continuing chronologically until the entire Legend of Zelda bestiary is covered.

Minecraft Mashup Gets Free Halo 5 Update This Friday

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Minecraft Mashup Gets Free Halo 5 Update This Friday

With Halo 5: Guardians right around the corner, Microsoft hasn’t forgotten about one bit of fan service. Back in May 2014 (before it was owned by Microsoft), Mojang and 4J released a mashup pack bringing together Minecraft and Halo.

Later this week, that inexpensive DLC is getting a free update. The $3.99 pack is getting eight new skins representing Blue Team and Fireteam Osiris. You’ll get:

Fireteam Osiris:

Ubisoft Appears To Rebrand uPlay As Ubisoft Club With Additional Features

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Ubisoft Appears To Rebrand uPlay As Ubisoft Club With Additional Features

Ubisoft has announced a change to its uPlay rewards platform that rebrands the service as Ubisoft Club. In addition to the cross-game uPlay points and in-game rewards players can earn, the new program will offer access to betas and more.

A brief trailer that appeared on the uPlay YouTube channel says that players will also be able to earn badges, shop discounts, and limited edition items. Sign-ups will be available on a new Ubisoft Club website, but it isn’t live yet.

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New Releases This Week: October 18 Through October 24

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This fall has had a more gradual crescendo than in many years past, but things are now starting to get uncomfortable for your wallet. Sure, November’s got tons of action, but October’s second half is surely no slouch.

This week sees the second half of the battle of the bands. Activision’s Guitar Hero revamp hits shelves with a new controller and completely retuned approach to DLC with Guitar Hero TV.

For horror buffs, Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water, Noct, and Slender: The Arrival (on Wii U this time) all deliver the frights. This week also sees the finales of two big episodic series. Life is Strange and Tales from the Borderland close up their remaining plot holes.

Nintendo Bundles Up Kid-Friendly 2DS With Yo-Kai Watch

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Nintendo Bundles Up Kid-Friendly 2DS With Yo-Kai Watch

Nintendo has announced a new handheld bundle for this fall. This time out, the budget-priced and kid-friendly 2DS is getting a new edition.

You can currently purchase the 2DS with a digital copy of Mario Kart 7. Come November 6, you’ll also have the option to purchase it with Yo-Kai Watch pre-installed.

Yo-Kai Watch finally makes its way stateside this fall, after a number of years of success in Japan. The series has sold more than 8 million copies there.

Check Out The Latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens Movie Poster

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The Star Wars news continues to trickle in on the lead-up to the December 18 release of The Force Awakens. Today John Boyega revealed the latest official poster, and there is a lot to talk about.

It looks like the new Death Star type weapon of mass destruction is hovering ominously in the background, and Luke Skywalker is no where to be seen. We are also given another glimpse of a mysterious character I'm not familiar with, who is directly above the lovable robot BB-8. We have seen her hand before in the teaser trailer handing the saber to Leia. Check out the poster yourself right here:

Sword Coast Legends Doesn't Come Out Until Tuesday, But You Can Play Right Now If You Pre-Order

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Sword Coast Legends, the Dungeons & Dragons romp featuring dungeon building and Dungeon Mastering, doesn't launch until October 20, but if you pre-order the game on Stream you can play immediately via Head Start Access.

While the game features a full campaign and everything, much of the intrigue surrounding the title comes from designing and delving into player-created dungeons.

We've taken a few looks at the game as it's moved closer to completion, and a full review is on the way.

Weekend Playing: Dungeon Defenders II

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Dungeon Defenders II quietly moved from early-access to a free-to-play "open alpha" on Steam (this term is a bit odd, there are no planned wipes or anything so this is pretty much a launch) this week, and as a huge fan of the first game I'm looking forward to diving into the sequel. The game has been a long time coming with many, many changes over the years (I recall that this was actually a MOBA at one point), but the released version appears to be doubling down on the aspects that made the first game a hit - loot and towers. Lots of both.

The combination of Diablo-style loot, leveling, and big bosses to farm with friends always worked for me with the original game, so I'm excited to check out Trendy Entertainment's follow-up this weekend and see if the magic is still there.

To check out what other editors at Game Informer are playing this weekend, check out Weekend Warrior!