The Elder Scrolls: Blades Is Now Live For Some People

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Bethesda has announced that The Elder Scrolls: Blades is now available for players who registered for early access prior to March 25. Players are being given access in waves, though, so you might have to wait a little bit longer to play the whole game, even if you pre-ordered the game and signed up early. Also, you have to pre-register on Bethesda's website, which is a separate process from pre-ordering the game.

"The first wave of The Elder Scrolls: Blades early access went smoothly, so we invited the next wave," Bethesda wrote in a tweet. "If you registered after [March 25] don't worry, we're sending invites daily." In a follow-up tweet, Bethesda revealed there is a "delay in account authentication," but the company is working to fix the problem "as soon as possible."

Blades is a mobile installment in The Elder Scrolls series, which Bethesda describes as a "pure Elder Scrolls game" with "console-quality graphics." The major difference between Blades and previous The Elder Scrolls games is that Blades doesn't have an open world. Instead, it's a series of interconnected environments--some of which are still "very large," according to Bethesda.

Guillermo Del Toro's Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark Gets Freaky First Trailer

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Guillermo Del Toro is one of the busiest filmmakers in horror and fantasy. He's got both the Netflix horror anthology series 10 After Midnight and a new animated version of Pinocchio on the way but has also found time to produce an adaptation of Alvin Schwartz's classic spooky kids book series Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark. The movie releases in August, and a new trailer has been released.

The trailer reveals that the movie is using a wraparound concept about a girl who discovers a spooky book filled with terrifying tales. It's not entirely clear how the different stories will integrate with this main story, but the trailer is packed with seriously freaky imagery and suggests that although the source material was aimed at a younger audience, the film won't hold back on the scares. Check it out below.

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark is directed by André Øvredal, who previously proved his genre credentials with The Autopsy of Jane Doe and Trollhunter. It stars Zoe Margaret Colletti (Annie), Michael Garza (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay), Gabriel Rush (Moonrise Kingdom), Dean Norris (Breaking Bad), and Lorraine Toussaint (Orange is the New Black). It hits theaters on August 9.

Opinion: I Hope Iron Man's Armor Is More Realistic In Avengers: Endgame

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According to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tony Stark's Iron Man suit has gone through 50 iterations. The most recent model is the Mark 50; it's based on the comic books' "Bleeding Edge Armor," which Stark stores inside his bones.

The MCU's Mark 50 isn't quite as fantastical. Instead, the suit is stored in the arc reactor affixed to Stark's chest. Once activated, it dissipates to cover his body.

In Avengers: Infinity War, the Mark 50 possessed "nanotechnology," which means it served whatever purpose the plot needed it to serve. All Stark needed to do was think of his desired weapon, and the suit replicated it: shields, lasers, battering rams, cannons, and more. A multi-sourced unibeam delivered by floating projectors? No problem.

STALKER 2 Is Still Alive: Update Brings New Art, Music, And Twitter Account

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There isn't much to say about STALKER 2 at this point, to be honest. But the fact that the game's official website has been updated with new key art and music is enough for fans, like myself, to get hyped up. In addition, the project launched its own Twitter account which it says will be used to share news and "interesting content" for the franchise. As for the music that plays on the site, it's a three minute(ish) creepy, foreboding ambient track that fits the series' often terrifying post-apocalyptic atmosphere.

STALKER 2 was revealed to be in the works when the site went live back in May of last year--at the time, it was simply the game's title painted onto a concrete background with the number "2021" clearly implying that the game won't be around until then. The team behind the original entries, GSC Game World, is heading up STALKER 2 as the company's own site says it is currently in development.

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Grab A Free 12-Month Nintendo Switch Online Subscription With Twitch Prime

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Grab A Free 12-Month Nintendo Switch Online Subscription With Twitch Prime

Amazon has announced that, starting right now, Twitch Prime members can claim a free three months of Nintendo Switch Online. You just need to sign-in to claim your three months, and if you come back after 60 days, you can get another nine months added to your account. That's a year of Switch Online for free.

If you already have Switch Online, you can still take advantage of this deal. Just sign-in and be sure to renew the deal after 60 days so you can get all 12 months added to your account. Whether you're signing up for Switch Online for the first time or adding free time to your account, you have until September 24 to grab your first three months and until January 22, 2020 to claim the additional nine.

A Switch Online subscription offers more than being able to play the online multiplayer component in games like Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. With a subscription, you get access to a library of classic NES games that you can play as much as you want. New games are added every few months, with 1998's Blaster Master and Zelda II: The Adventures of Link added this past January. Subscribers also get access to cloud saves, allowing them to recover their data should their Switch console break or be stolen.

The Games Confirmed To Be At PAX East 2019: Borderlands 3, Dauntless, And More

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The Games Confirmed To Be At PAX East 2019: Borderlands 3, Dauntless, And More

The Games of PAX East 2019

For many years, PAX has been a popular destination for fans and developers alike to share their passion for gaming. It's also an excellent place to put your finger on the pulse of what's new and exciting. With PAX East 2019 quickly approaching, taking place in Boston from March 28-31, GameSpot will be on location exploring the show floor to check out the latest games and share our thoughts for those who can't make it to the show this year.

To give you an idea of what to expect from PAX East 2019, we've put together a quick rundown of games that will make an appearance at the show. In addition to seeing the reveal of Borderlands 3, along with some new titles from Yacht Club Games and Devolver Digital, we're also seeing more gameplay from Streets of Rage 4 and the newest DLC for the roguelike Dead Cells. Over the course of the show, we'll be updating this gallery to include our thoughts on what we've played, and when you expect can play them. So with that, here are several games for PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch that will be at PAX East 2019.

If you want to see more of GameSpot's coverage of PAX East 2019, including updates, videos, and the latest news, be sure to visit our hub page rounding up the best of the show.

Gearbox Shows Trailer For Rick And Morty Creator's New Game: PAX East 2019

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Gearbox Shows Trailer For Rick And Morty Creator's New Game: PAX East 2019

The next game from Rick And Morty creator Justin Roiland and studio Squanch Games, called Trover Saves The Universe, had a trailer revealed during Gearbox's PAX East 2019 panel. It's coming to PlayStation 4 and PSVR on May 31 and PC via Steam and Epic Games Store on June 4. The game appears to have a similar sense of humor found in Squanch's previous games (Rick And Morty: Virtual Rick-ality and Accounting), but plays more like a traditional 3D action-platformer.

As expected, it has a wacky premise where your dogs have been taken hostage and you have to stop the big bad Glorkon who puts the universe at stake and shoves your dogs into its eye sockets. There are plenty of deranged character designs and a whole lot of cursing; think Astro Bot but for adults! However, the game will be playable both in and outside of VR. You can watch the trailer above.

A whole lot more came out of the Gearbox PAX East 2019 presentation, which included the announcement of Bulletstorm coming to Nintendo Switch with the Duke Nukem DLC and a showcase of the upcoming sequel Risk of Rain 2. The biggest news from Gearbox was the reveal of both Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC with visual and mechanical improvements, and finally the reveal and trailer for Borderlands 3.