From Fortnite To Marvel, Everything At ThinkGeek Is 31.4% Off For Pi Day

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Plenty of unofficial holidays exist purely because of how a particular date looks--we're looking at you, Mario Day--but among these, Pi Day might be the most iconic. Every year on March 14, math nerds everywhere celebrate pi (π), the ratio that defines the circumference of a circle to its diameter and an irrational number that happens to round to 3.14. Even if you're not a huge fan of pi (maybe it just gives you flashbacks to high-school geometry), you should know that ThinkGeek is running a major sale for Pi Day--everything on the site is 31.4% off for today only. All you have to do is use the promo code PIDAY19. Only pre-order items are excluded. The sale ends tonight at 8:59 PM PST / 11:59 PM EST.

Left 4 Dead Creator Making New Co-Op Zombie Game

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Left 4 Dead and Evolve developer Turtle Rock Studios has announced a new co-op zombie shooter to be published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Back 4 Blood is said to be a premium game that borrows from Turtle Rock's history of making a co-op zombie shooter, while also having a slate of new features and current-gen tech.

The studio released a FAQ with some additional details. It shies away from any commitment like post-launch content or microtransactions, and stresses that Back 4 Blood is a new original IP unrelated to Left 4 Dead. It also says that it will have a campaign and PVP, but it is not a battle royale.

We can also glean some information from how the key figures are talking about the new project. Creative director Phil Robb said the studio is growing its team and using what it's learned from the past for this new project. Meanwhile, design director Chris Ashton stressed that the team has had this project in mind for a long time.

Battlefield 5's Battle Royale Mode, Firestorm, Revealed; Release Date Confirmed

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Battlefield V's take on battle royale has been much anticipated ever since publisher EA first said it would be jumping on the genre bandwagon. We've finally gotten our first glimpse at Battlefield V's take on the mode of the moment with a new trailer for Firestorm. Take a look below.

Though the below video is our first official look at the mode, another video leaked online just recently, showing off a bunch of the game's modes and the general set up of a match. We now know much of that information was true: Just as in other battle royale games, such as PUBG or Fortnite, each match will begin with players parachuting out of a plane, then scrambling to find weapons and other items to help them survive. The mode will launch on March 25.

EA has previously said that Firestorm will support up to 64 players. Unlike the rest of the game, the mode isn't developed by DICE, but rather Criterion, the studio behind the Need for Speed series. The mode derives its name from the ring of fire that gradually closes in on the battlefield as matches progress. Firestorm will arrive as part of Battlefield V's third chapter of content, Trial by Fire, which kicks off later this month.

God Of War And Red Dead Redemption 2 Lead BAFTA Nominations; See The Full List

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This year's British Academy Games Awards are happening soon, and BAFTA has now revealed the full list of nominations for 2019. God of War leads the way with 10 nominations, while there are six nominations each for Red Dead Redemption 2, Florence, and Return of the Obra Dinn. Celeste, meanwhile, is up for five awards.

The most prestigious award handed out at the ceremony--which takes place on April 4 in London--is the Best Game award. The nominees for that category are Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Astro Bot: Rescue Mission, and the aforementioned quartet of Celeste, God of War, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Return of the Obra Dinn. British Game, meanwhile, will be contested by 11-11: Memories Retold, Forza Horizon 4, Red Dead Redemption 2, The Room: Old Sins, Overcooked 2, and Two Point Hospital.

The awards are voted on by BAFTA membership. The only award decided by the public is Mobile Game of the Year, which you can vote for here. The nominees for that are Brawl Stars, Clash Royale, Fortnite, Old School Runescape, Pokemon Go, and Roblox.

New Avengers: Endgame Trailer Is Sad, Exciting, And Awesome

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The new trailer for Avengers: Endgame is here. The hugely anticipated follow-up to last year's blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters next month, and directed once more by the Russo brothers.

The trailer starts much the same as the last one, with Tony Stark floating in space, feeling lonely and regretful. It then shows us a black-and-white montage of the remaining Avengers, all mourning the loss of their colleagues following the shocking climax of Infinity War. But our heroes aren't going to stand by and let Thanos claim victory, so set about forming a plan to bring their friends back. Check it out above.

Avengers: Endgame releases on April 26, 2019. Virtually all the major actors from the MCU are set to return, so that means Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Ruffalo, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Scarlett Johansson, and so on. It had been rumored that this might be the last Marvel movie for some of the MCU's longest-running stars--in particular Evans--but nothing has been confirmed about their future in the franchise.

New Avengers: Endgame Trailer Sees Captain Marvel Join In

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New Avengers: Endgame Trailer Sees Captain Marvel Join In

The new trailer for Avengers: Endgame is here. The hugely anticipated follow-up to last year's blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters next month, and it's directed once more by Joe and Anthony Russo.

The trailer starts much the same as the last one, with Tony Stark floating in space, feeling lonely and regretful. It then shows us a black-and-white montage of the remaining Avengers, all mourning the loss of their colleagues following the shocking climax of Infinity War. But our heroes aren't going to stand by and let Thanos claim victory, so set about forming a plan to bring their friends back. It also features an appearance from Captain Marvel, some cool Avengers spacesuits, some new hairdos, and more. Check it out above--and see the latest poster at the end of this story.

Avengers: Endgame releases on April 26, 2019. Virtually all the major actors from the MCU are set to return, so that means Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Ruffalo, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Scarlett Johansson, and so on. It had been rumored that this might be the last Marvel movie for some of the MCU's longest-running stars--in particular Evans--but nothing has been confirmed about their future in the franchise. We do know Endgame will be followed by Spider-Man: Far From Home in July.

Alien Celebrates Anniversary With Terrifying New Short Films, Watch The Trailer

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The commercial disappointment of 2017's Alien Covenant might have made the future of the classic sci-fi/horror series uncertain, but fans still have plenty to look forward to this year. It's now 40 years since the release of the original movie, and to mark this anniversary, Fox has produced a series of short Alien films.

The six shorts are set to screen at three comic conventions this month, and a trailer has now been released. The shorts are a result of a collaboration between Fox and crowdsourced studio Tongal, who choose six ideas from over 500 pitches submitted by fans.

All six take the classic claustrophobic deep space set-up of the first film. They include "Alone," in which an abandoned crewmember on a derelict hauler finds hidden cargo, "Containment," about four survivors trapped in an escape pod, and "Harvest," where a crew have just minutes to escape from a ship before it is destroyed. Check the trailer out below.

Fortnite "Undo Purchase" Button Coming

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A new update for Epic's popular battle royale game Fortnite will introduce a button that allows players to undo a purchase. This is above and beyond Epic's earlier plan to introduce a refund token system. With the "undo" button, players will be able to do just that--undo a purchase. However, there is a small catch.

After making a purchase, you can undo it within a five-minute time window. Another thing to be aware of is that you won't be able to use the undo functionality if you start a match after the purchase.

Explaining the new feature on Reddit, an Epic engineering developer said, "We neither want to add friction for players nor do we want to benefit from accidental purchases or players regretting a purchase."