PlayStation Experience 2015 Will Be Held In San Francisco This December

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PlayStation Experience 2015 Will Be Held In San Francisco This December

The PlayStation Experience is coming back this December, but there will be a change of scenery. Last year’s event was held in Las Vegas, but this year, fans will be flocking to San Francisco.

The two-day event will take place on December 5 and 6 at the Moscone West. In addition to panels and keynotes, fans can attend the finals of the Capcom Cup Street Fighter competition.

More details will come as we get nearer to the event. You can check out the official PlayStation Experience website for highlights from last year.

2015 Video Game Release Schedule

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2015 Video Game Release Schedule

It wasn’t even September when readers started asking when we’d publish the initial list of 2015 release dates. Our ever-popular and regularly updated roster of launch dates for the new year is here.

If you see anything we’ve missed, please let us know in the comments. Please note that games will not get assigned to a month until they have confirmed release dates. Prior to that, they will appear in the bottom grouping.

Tony Hawk 5's Soundtrack Features Punk, Hip-Hop, Skrillex

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Music has long been a part of the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series, which has featured some of the strongest overall licensed soundtracks in gaming. Activision has released the tracklist for the latest entry in the series, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5, and you can see for yourself how it stacks up to previous games.

There are more than two dozen songs overall, running from Anti-Flag to Yogi & Skrillex. There are bound to be a few songs that you won't recognize in the list below. Fortunately, the publisher thoughtfully provided links to their official YouTube or SoundCloud channels when possible. It's Friday, so your boss won't mind if you spend the next few hours clicking through and checking it all out. Trust us,

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is coming to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on Sept. 29, with the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions following on Nov. 10. For more information on the game, be sure to check out our extensive preview.

Hasbro's Star Wars: The Force Awakens Figures Hit The Grey Market

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Hasbro's Star Wars: The Force Awakens Figures Hit The Grey Market

Update: Another batch of Hasbro action figures hit eBay this morning, including two vehicles that we haven't seen yet. Neither vehicle is believed to be from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as the boxes do not feature the film's logo. Eager Star Wars fans are currently bidding on an Assault Walker with Stormtrooper pilot, and an Elite Speeder Bike with Black Stormtrooper. Both of these figures are expected to release on September 4, yet despite coming out soon, we suspect someone will spend over $100 to get these toys early.

Original Story: It was only a matter of time before merchandise for the forthcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, appeared online. Disney had hoped to keep all merchandise out of fans' hands until September 4, also known as "Force Friday," or the day the first wave of Force Awakens-themed merchandise can be sold in stores. One lucky person already has several Hasbro action figures and is selling them on eBay for $125.

The figures are a part of Hasbro's long-running 3 3/4 line, and each comes with a part for a droid. The figures offered are Kylo Ren, a Flametrooper, Finn, and Captain Phasma. The back of the figure cards (which you can see below) introduce another character named Constable Zuvio.

CD Projekt Red Unleashes The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Mod Support

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CD Projekt Red Unleashes The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Mod Support

Now the fun really begins. CD Projekt Red has announced mod support for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt starting today.

The studio has opted to use Nexus Mods, a popular site that is home to mods for Skyrim, Fallout 3 and New Vegas, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Dark Souls, and more. For those interested in building new tools and experiences for The Witcher 3, you’ll need the modkit.

Those of you just looking to explore what other create need only sit back and wait. Once mods are available (there are few sample ones now), you’ll need to copy them into your “mod” subfolder in the game directory. Each mod must be in its own folder, with a name that starts with “mod.”

We Have Another Batch Of Smite 2013 Convention Kali Skins

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After E3, we stumbled upon a small batch of coveted skins for Smite. At Gamescom last week, we struck gold again.

We have another handful of Smite Kali skins to give away. Just like last time, all you need to do is leave a comment below. All you need to do is follow some simple rules.

You have until 11:59 p.m. Central on Monday, August 17. If you leave more than one comment on the story, you’ll be disqualified. If we discover that you’ve created multiple accounts to boost your chances, you’ll be disqualified. We understand these are in high demand, but play fair. 

Guillermo Del Toro Is Done Making Video Games

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Hollywood director Guillermo del Toro has been burned twice by the video game industry. In 2012, THQ canceled Insane, which was in development at Volition. Then, Konami pulled the plug on del Toro’s Silent Hills team-up with Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima earlier this year.

Speaking with Shack News at San Diego Comic Con, Del Toro revealed that he’s leaving aspirations in the video game world behind. “I have proven to be the albatross of video games,” he stated. “I joined THQ, and THQ goes broke. I join Kojima, and Kojima leaves Konami. I have decided, in order not to destroy anyone else’s life, I have decided I will never again get involved in video games. Otherwise, I’ll join someone and his house will explode, or something.”

Del Toro hasn’t written off consulting on games based on his work, though. For more, check out the full video interview on Shack News.

Xur Is Selling Gjallarhorn In Destiny’s Tower

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Xur Is Selling Gjallarhorn In Destiny’s Tower

Xur’s stock has gotten stale, and serious players rarely visit him anymore. That changes this week.

The enigmatic Agent of the Nine (nine what? we don’t know) has something very special for you this week. He’s carrying the most precious and coveted item in Destiny’s expansive arsenal.

That’s right. Gjallarhorn is for sale for the next two days. It’ll run you 17 Strange Coins. Surprisingly, you did not need to sell your soul for one. Xur is hanging out in the bar underneath the hanger, and you're buying the drinks.

Here Are Some Lesser-Known Facts About Fallout

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Did you know that the option to blow up Megaton was cut from the Japanese release of Fallout 3? Or that Fallout 2 was the first game to allow for gay marriage? Or that Fallout 3 could only be illegally obtained in India? Find out what else you don't know about this post-apocalyptic RPG series in a fun video.

The fact checkers at Gameranx put together this slick list of Fallout fact.

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Rumor: Uncharted 4 Set To Release Mid-March

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Rumor: Uncharted 4 Set To Release Mid-March

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End has had a fairly nebulous "early 2016" release window, but if the German arm of the retailer Amazon is to be believed, fans of Sony's world-spanning treasure hunt can look forward to hanging out with Nathan Drake's brother in mid-March.

A Reddit user recently got a email from Amazon Germany saying that Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is set to release on March 9 of next year. We wouldn't mind seeing Naughty Dog's globe-trotting epic hit our PS4 early next year, but we'll have to wait for an official announcement. For more Uncharted 4 coverage, check out our month-long cover coverage

[Source: Reddit]