Injustice 2 Comic Explores Events In Between The Games

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Injustice 2 Comic Explores Events In Between The Games

Injustice 2 is headed to a game console near you this May. Last year, it was announced that Tom Taylor--who wrote the majority of the original Injustice: Gods Among Us comic series-- would be writing a new comic series before the game's release. Taylor wrote the majority of the original Injustice: Gods Among Us comic series. The upcoming comic takes place in between the two games, and we took the opportunity to talk to Taylor to find out what we can expect.

The new series debuts on April 11 digitally, and the first print issue goes on sale May 3.

GameSpot: Where does your story pick up in relation to the first game and comic series?

Crash Bandicoot Trilogy Remaster May Not Be PS4 Exclusive

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Crash Bandicoot Trilogy Remaster May Not Be PS4 Exclusive

If you're hoping to play the upcoming Crash Bandicoot trilogy remaster but don't own a PS4, you may not be completely out of luck.

To date, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy has only been announced for PS4, where it launches on June 30. The PlayStation Ireland Twitter account recently replied to a tweet and stated it will be exclusive to PS4. That tweet (captured in an image on NeoGAF) has since been deleted, with a new message correcting what it originally claimed.

"To clarify our earlier post, it will be coming to PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro first," the new tweet reads. It hasn't clarified this any further, but it sounds as if N. Sane Trilogy is a timed exclusive and, as such, could eventually launch on other platforms.

Overwatch Concept Art May Show Off An Unrevealed Character Idea

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Overwatch Concept Art May Show Off An Unrevealed Character Idea

As part of his DICE Summit talk today, Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan shared an early piece of concept art that seems to reveal a character who has not made it into the game, at least so far.

The image below shows off many of the characters players will recognize, such as Tracer, Winston, Mercy, and Genji. Right in the middle, however, we see a giant spider-like creature shooting a laser beam.

Kaplan knew this was likely to catch the attention of eagle-eyed fans and was sure to comment on it. "I need to say this for our subreddit so it doesn't implode: No, the hero in the center is not the hero who you think it is," he said.

Star Wars: Rogue One's Digital And Blu-ray/DVD Release Dates Announced, Bonus Features Revealed

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Star Wars: Rogue One's Digital And Blu-ray/DVD Release Dates Announced, Bonus Features Revealed

Star Wars: Rogue One will be available to buy through digital platforms on March 24 and on Blu-ray/DVD on April 4, Disney announced today.

The home video version comes with a number of bonus features in which the filmmakers and cast will talk about where the idea for the movie came from and more. There are also character-specific chapters for Jyn, Cassian, and K-2SO. Considering Rogue One had a lot of reshoots, it's a little disappointing that there is no mention of deleted scenes being among the bonus features. But some of them sound pretty interesting, including one titled "The Story Continues," which will see the filmmakers and cast discuss "the Star Wars stories yet to be told."

Another feature, "The Princess & The Governor," will dive into how the filmmakers digitally created Princess Leia and Grand Moff Tarkin.

Fargo Season 3 Premiere Date Announced

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Fargo Season 3 Premiere Date Announced

The third season of FX's Fargo TV show will premiere on April 19, the network announced today.

The new season of the show, which is inspired by the 1996 Coen Brothers movie of the same name, features a number of new cast members. Ewan McGregor (Star Wars, Big Fish) plays two parts: Emmit Stussy, "the "Parking Lot King of Minnesota," and his younger brother Ray, a parole officer who has lived in his brother's shadow his entire life. What begins as sibling rivalry escalates to murder, according to an official description for Season 3 posted by Deadline.

Other new cast members for Fargo Season 3 include David Thewlis (Harry Potterseries), Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man), Carrie Coon (Gone Girl), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), and comedian Jim Gaffigan.

For Honor Benchmarked On All Modern Graphics Cards

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For Honor Benchmarked On All Modern Graphics Cards

The vast medieval landscapes, towering castles, and hordes of soldiers make for a stunning visual experience in the PC version of Ubisoft’s For Honor, but we wanted to know how the latest graphics cards handled the game. So we tested eight cards to see how they stack against one another and to understand how far we can push the settings to achieve playable frame rates.

Luckily for us, the PC version of For Honor comes with a built-in benchmarking tool. It takes you through a premade one minute sequence, rendered in-engine, where the camera flies through different scenarios which stress-test your hardware. The game then gives you an overall minimum, average, and maximum frames per second.

Benchmarks were ran on a PC equipped with an Intel Core i7-6700K clocked at 4.0GHz using a Gigabyte G1 Z170X motherboard and 16GB of HyperX Savage DDR4 RAM in dual-channel. The following are the eight different graphics cards we tested:

Overwatch's Dorado Map Was Accidentally Based On The Wrong Country

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Overwatch's Dorado Map Was Accidentally Based On The Wrong Country

The games industry's annual DICE Summit is now underway, and today's event started off with a half-hour talk by Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan. He shared some interesting anecdotes, including one about the origins of the Dorado map.

As Kaplan explained, Blizzard knew it wanted to build a map based on a city from Mexico. The Mexican cities it was most familiar with--like Mexico City and Tijuana--didn't quite fit what it was looking for, which was an open, coastal city with hills and a lot of color.

"Being the utmost, top researchers in the industry, we went to Google Images and typed in--this is literally like, you can type this in right now on your phone if you want--'colorful Mexican town' is what we typed in," Kaplan recalled. "And we weren't even looking at the pictures; we were just looking at the thumbnails pictures. And we were like, 'This is it; this is perfect. It's so awesome. This is exactly the version of Mexico that we want to build.'"

Here's Exactly When The Ghost Recon: Wildlands Open Beta Begins

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Here's Exactly When The Ghost Recon: Wildlands Open Beta Begins

The open beta for Ubisoft's squad-based shooter Ghost Recon: Wildlands is almost here. The beta begins on February 23, and now we know exactly when the servers go live.

According to VG247, Ubisoft has confirmed that the game will be playable starting at 3 AM PT on February 23, which comes out to 6 AM ET and 11 AM GMT. This applies to all platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

The file size is around 24 GB on all systems. You can preload it right now.

JRR Tolkien Will Be In An Episode Of DC's Legends Of Tomorrow

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JRR Tolkien Will Be In An Episode Of DC's Legends Of Tomorrow

Here's something unexpected: The Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien will be in an upcoming episode of DC Entertainment's TV show Legends of Tomorrow. Tolkien of course will not appear in the show himself, as he died in 1973; Stichers actor Jack Turner will portray the British author.

Producer Marc Guggenheim confirmed this in a tweet that contained a list of all the major actors for the Season 2 finale, "Aruba," which entered production this week.

Guggenheim told Entertainment Weekly that the Legends of Tomorrow writers have had a "Tolkien idea" in mind for a while now. "The writing staff had this idea that we could do a Lord of the Rings homage in the trenches of World War I," he explained.

NASA Discovers Solar System Containing 7 Earth-Like Planets

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NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered a new solar system that could host alien life.

The system contains "seven rocky, Earth-sized planets," orbiting around a single star. Three of these planets lie firmly within the hospitable zone, and could therefore hold liquid water, a substance we believe to be essential for life.

The system, which lies around 40 light years (235 trillion miles) from Earth, has been named TRAPPIST-1, after a Chilean telescope that discovered three of the planets in 2016. That telescope is called The Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope, hence "TRAPPIST."