Here’s Your First Look At Jim Carrey As Dr. Robotnik

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Here’s Your First Look At Jim Carrey As Dr. Robotnik

Sonic fans have been following a drip-feed of rumors about the upcoming live-action Sonic movie, from first possible glimpses of the hedgehog himself, to Jim Carrey discussing the film’s edgy tone. The latest leak is more substantial: an image of Carrey himself decked out as Sonic’s nefarious nemesis, Dr. Robotnik.

As Twitter user Segabits mentions, the image started as a rumor, but has since been confirmed by people who saw exclusive trailers for the movie at CinemaCon. Seeing as how Segabits was right about the image, interested fans will probably want to keep an eye out for an official trailer release tomorrow.

Sonic The Hedgehog is set to launch on November 8. So what say you, Sonic fans: Yea or Nay to Carrey’s take on the bad doctor?

Minecraft Creator Won’t Be At Minecraft Anniversary Event

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Minecraft Creator Won’t Be At Minecraft Anniversary Event

Despite being the original creator of Minecraft, Markus “Notch” Persson won’t be included in any of Microsoft’s anniversary plans, the company has told Variety. A Microsoft spokesperson told the outlet that “[Persson’s] comments and opinions do not reflect those of Microsoft or Mojang and are not representative of Minecraft.”

Persson sold both Minecraft and his development studio Mojang to Microsoft for $2.5 billion back in 2014, and the spokesperson reiterated to Variety that Persson hasn’t had any involvement with the game since then. Microsoft's attempts to distance its mega-popular, family-friendly franchise from Persson were underscored last month when the company removed incidental mentions of him from the game.

Minecraft's 10-year anniversary event will take place on May 17 at Mojang’s offices in Stockholm, Sweden.

You Can Nab Loot From Streamers In Borderlands 3

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You Can Nab Loot From Streamers In Borderlands 3

A new Twitch extension will offer some surprisingly deep interactivity between Borderlands 3 streamers and viewers.

The newly announced Echocast extension will allow Twitch users watching a Borderlands 3 stream to rifle through the streamer’s loadout, inventory, and skill trees via an interactive overlay menu. Selecting a weapon or item will display all the same stats and characteristics you would normally see when hovering over an item in the game, so streamers theoretically won’t have to endlessly answer questions about what loadout they’re using.

The Echocast extension also allows viewers to interact with special chests – when the streamer finds one, viewers are given a short amount of time to opt into the event. One participant will then be selected at random, and can choose a piece of loot contained in the chest, which they will then receive a copy of in their game (scaled to their character’s level). For more info, watch the explainer video below, narrated by Claptrap.

Shovel Knight Was Developed In 3D

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Shovel Knight Was Developed In 3D

Would you believe us if we told you that the 2D side-scrolling game Shovel Knight was built in a 3D engine? Developer Yacht Club Games recently teamed up with YouTuber Boundary Break to show its fascinating development.

Boundary Break is a YouTube show that looks beyond the limitations of an in-game camera. It's a great way to show off secrets and development tricks that are hidden to the player.

In the 12-minute video, we see several instances where the camera is shifted, showing the many layers and planes of Shovel Knight's environments. With the camera turned, Shovel Knight looks like an eye-popping diorama. 

VR Game Sea Hero Quest Detects Early Stages Of Alzheimer's

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VR Game Sea Hero Quest Detects Early Stages Of Alzheimer's

Sea Hero Quest, a VR game built specifically to identify the early stages of Alzeimer's, has been incredibly effective according to a new study.

In Sea Hero Quest, you navigate a boat. Your objective is to reach different checkpoints with the help of a map, but later on, the map is taken away completely so that you must travel to these destinations on memory alone. This formula has helped researchers and medical professionals identify the early onset of Alzeimer's in people who haven't yet experienced major symptoms. 

These mild symptoms aren't always detectable with medical tests, and according to a study published in the journal PNAS, Sea Hero Quest has been so effective that it is doing better job of identifying them than traditional tests can.

Co-Op Adventure 39 Days To Mars Lands On Switch Next Month

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Co-Op Adventure 39 Days To Mars Lands On Switch Next Month

39 Days to Mars, a co-op adventure game from developer Its Anecdotal, is coming to Switch next month.

In 39 Days to Mars, you play as two 19th century explorers who attempt to pilot an unreliable spaceship to get to Mars. However, things don't go as planned. The steam engine runs out of coal, the ship's cat creates mishaps of its own, and other major problems arise. It's clear that this voyage isn't going to be easy.

Playing with a friend in local co-op, you attempt to fix these various problems so that the explorers can still make it in one piece. 

Superfan Wins Guinness World Record For Largest God Of War Collection

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Superfan Wins Guinness World Record For Largest God Of War Collection

Emanuel Mojica Rosas, from Jalisco, Nayarit in Mexico, started collecting God of War memorabilia when his grandmother passed away in 2011. His family struggled during this difficult time, and Mojica Rosas ended up losing his job, too.

That's when he found inspiration from the God of War series. "My only escape was to pick up my PlayStation 2 and start to play God of War," he said. "If Kratos can change his own destiny, I can do it."

To date, his collection includes 583 God of War items, including collector's editions, mugs, t-shirts, and more. It's incredibly impressive; take a look for yourself below.

Superfan Awarded Guinness World Record For Largest God Of War Collection

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Superfan Awarded Guinness World Record For Largest God Of War Collection

Emanuel Mojica Rosas, from Jalisco, Nayarit in Mexico, started collecting God of War memorabilia when his grandmother passed away in 2011. His family struggled during this difficult time, and Mojica Rosas ended up losing his job, too.

That's when he found inspiration from the God of War series. "My only escape was to pick up my PlayStation 2 and start to play God of War," he said. "If Kratos can change his own destiny, I can do it."

To date, his collection includes 583 God of War items, including collector's editions, mugs, t-shirts, and more. It's incredibly impressive; take a look for yourself below.

Watch Eight Minutes Of New Gameplay From A Plague Tale: Innocence

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Watch Eight Minutes Of New Gameplay From A Plague Tale: Innocence

A Plague Tale: Innocence is an upcoming action adventure game from developer Asobo Studio and publisher Focus Home Interactive, that takes place in 14th century France. It follows the story of two siblings, Amicia and Hugo, who attempt to survive the plague-ridden country.

Recently, Asobo Studio showed off eight minutes of gameplay from the upcoming title. We watch teenage Amicia stealthily making her way through a village to eventually reach a university. During her journey, we see her distract enemies by launching throwables at them or even throwing a rock at a hanging corpse to catch a guard's attention.

Some light crafting is shown, as well as how rats are afraid of light. Amicia equips a torch to fend them off. Rats pose a deadly threat, and through this demo, we see her sneakily avoiding them or leading them feed on guards instead of herself. 

This Mod Swaps Sekiro's Great Serpent For Thomas The Tank Engine

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This Mod Swaps Sekiro's Great Serpent For Thomas The Tank Engine

What would it be like if one of the bosses in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice was... Thomas the Tank Engine? Well, it turns out the result is something altogether terrifying and hilarious.

Swapping enemies out for Thomas the Tank Engine has become a running joke in the mod community. For example, one of the more recent examples is Thomas taking the place of Mr. X in Resident Evil 2 thanks to a mod.

Now, you can defeat Thomas (or just watch in horror with the video below) when he takes the place of the Great Serpent in Sekiro.