The Division 2 Story Trailer Shows A Post-Apocalyptic DC And A Frog With Unique Hopping Properties

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The latest story trailer for Ubisoft's The Division 2 has arrived, and it provides one of the best looks so far at the narrative for the upcoming open-world shooter and its setting in Washington D.C. It also provides a first look a post-apocalyptic frog with unique hopping properties.

You play as an agent of The Division, and after surviving the events of the first game in New York, you're headed to the nation's capital to do it all again, it seems. The nation is divided, with the narrator saying America is "slipping into civil war." The country is on the verge of "total collapse," and you're tasked with taking down various enemy groups to restore democracy to the country.

In addition to providing a better look at The Division 2's story and setting, the video also shows some of the new weapons and gear such as drones and the crossbow. Also, at around 47 seconds, you can see a frog whose jump appears to have no effect on the water below. This frog also does not appear to move very smoothly. Must be the virus.

Smash Bros. Ultimate's Next Spirit Event Begins Tomorrow

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Smash Bros. Ultimate's Next Spirit Event Begins Tomorrow

A new Spirit Board event is set to begin soon in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This week, Nintendo is holding the second part of the Fire Emblem Fest, which will feature a variety of Spirits taken from the long-running strategy RPG series.

The event kicks off at 10 PM PT on January 17 (1 AM ET / 6 AM GMT on January 18) and runs through the weekend, ending at the same time on January 20-21. During the Fire Emblem Fest, Fire Emblem characters will appear much more frequently on the Spirit Board. You'll also take home extra Gold for defeating them.

The first part of the Fire Emblem Fest occurred back in December and featured the Legend-class Spirits Caeda and Azura, as well Eliwood, Eirika, and others. Both Azura and Caeda will return for Part 2, but this time they'll be joined by a number of characters who didn't appear the first time around, such as the Ace-class Spirits Leo and Takumi.

New Sea Of Thieves Update Has You Reinstall The Entire Game

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Rare has announce a new update for Sea of Thieves, which is designed to both reduce the overall install size of the game and make it easier for the developer to implement further patches in the future. However, to download the update, you'll have to reinstall the entire game.

The new install sizes for each version of the game has been outlined in a blog post on Sea of Thieves' main website. The PC version of the game will shrink from 47 GB to 27 GB. For Xbox One, the version on the original console will go from 35 GB to 10, and the One X install size will shrink from 47 GB to 25.

As a result of this update, Rare executive producer Joe Neate writes that future patch sizes might "increase slightly in the future." However, the overall install size will no longer grow significantly--like it has in the past--so it should be faster to reinstall the game going forward. The update goes live on February 6.

WWE Has A Cookbook, And "Nacho Man" Is Now Something You Can Eat

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The only cookbook that should matter to wrestling fans is hitting stores this March. Insight Editions is publishing The Official WWE Cookbook featuring recipes inspired by WWE Superstars. Finally, The Rock's Jabroni Macaroni Salad has come back to your dinner table.

Available on March 19 and priced at $30, the cookbook will contain more than 75 recipes, including appetizers, main courses, deserts, and drinks, all modeled after a WWE Superstar, and yes, Jabroni Macaroni is in there.

Finally, you can have your friends over for Wrestlemania and serve them up a very hot plate of Nacho Man Randy Savage, or maybe some D-Generation Eggs--which contains chicken livers. Some of the other Big Boss Ham Steak Doughnuts and Big Show's World's Largest Pancake.

YIIK: A Postmodern RPG Review - A Bit More Hipster

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YIIK: A Postmodern RPG Review - A Bit More Hipster

"Postmodern" is both an intriguing and an intimidating word. YIIK, pronounced "Y2K," comes with the subtitle, "A Postmodern RPG," but what does that mean? Is it a game centred around the tennis matches of Infinite Jest? Or around Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans? Regardless of the intention behind labeling the game as such, the postmodern tag initially seems a little peculiar.

However, when you boot up YIIK you're met with a stylish title screen that looks like it was ripped straight out of a retro arcade. The stunning visuals are accompanied by an electro-jazz bass-driven track that immediately asserts the game's homage to '90s pop culture. After a short exchange with a crow named Marlene, you're given control of Alex McHugh, college graduate and spoiled brat. You're also unemployed and spend your time wandering around your town aimlessly until you meet a cat with a Salvador Dali moustache. Shortly afterwards, an ethereal girl goes missing, triggering a chain of events that threaten the very fabric of reality itself.

YIIK: A Postmodern RPG Review - Too Slow for Boston

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YIIK: A Postmodern RPG Review - Too Slow for Boston

"Postmodern" is both an intriguing and an intimidating word. YIIK, pronounced "Y2K," comes with the subtitle, "A Postmodern RPG," but what does that mean? Is it a game centred around the tennis matches of Infinite Jest? Or around Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans? Regardless of the intention behind labeling the game as such, the postmodern tag initially seems a little peculiar at first.

However, when you boot up YIIK you're met with a stylish title screen that looks like it was ripped straight out of a retro arcade. The stunning visuals are accompanied by an electro-jazz bass-driven track that immediately asserts the game's homage to '90s culture. After a short exchange with a crow named Marlene, you're given control of Alex McHugh, college graduate and spoiled brat. You're also unemployed, so you just wander around your town aimlessly until you meet a cat with a Salvador Dali moustache. Shortly afterwards, an ethereal girl goes missing, triggering a chain of events that threaten the very fabric of reality itself.

$25 Assassin's Creed Odyssey And Other PS4, Xbox One, And Switch Game Deals At GameStop

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A new sale is now underway at GameStop. The video game retailer has unveiled its latest weekly ad, which features deals on a handful of 2018's biggest releases, including a particularly good one on the latest installment in the Assassin's Creed series, Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

If you've yet to pick up Ubisoft's newest stealth-action game, the title is on sale on both PS4 and Xbox One for $25. Its various special editions are likewise discounted this week; the Deluxe edition is available for $45, while the Steelbook Gold edition is down to $75.

If shooters are more your speed, the latest Call of Duty game, Black Ops 4, is available for $40. Both Far Cry 5 and the ever-evolving tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege are also on sale this week for $15 each. Other notable deals include the Spyro Reignited Trilogy for $30 and For Honor: Marching Fire Edition for $25.

Xbox One Game Pass Keeps Rolling Out Even More Titles This Month

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Microsoft has announced more games coming to Xbox Games Pass in January. One of which, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, is already available on the subscription service.

Two more games, We Happy Few and The Lego Movie Videogame, go live on Xbox Game Pass on January 17. We Happy Few is a first-person action game where you play as three different people trying to survive in a police-state society that forces everyone to remain happy all the time by taking a mandatory drug called Joy. The Lego Movie Videogame is based on the characters and storylines of the titular movie.

On January 24, two more titles, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and Saints Row: The Third, join Xbox Game Pass. The former acts as a loose prequel to the events told in The Lord of the Rings, and delivers a memorable action-packed gaming experience with a system that causes enemy orcs to evolve based on their combat encounters with protagonist Talion. The latter marks the moment in the Saints Row franchise where the games veered off from being a GTA-look-alike and, for the better, transformed into something ridiculously wacky.