Final Fantasy 15: Pocket Edition Repackages The Game In A Much Different, Cuter Form

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If you're tired of being tethered to your console while playing Final Fantasy XV, you'll soon have a new way to experience the game on the go. Square Enix today announced Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition, a mobile adaptation of the RPG.

Pocket Edition is an "all-new adventure that retells the beloved story of Final Fantasy XV," Square Enix said in a press release. The characters and story from the existing version of the game are carried over but with some key adjustments made to other areas of the game. Most obviously, it gets a makeover to provide the game with a cute, chibi-esque art style.

Gameplay has also changed to what looks almost like an isometric action RPG, with "casual touch controls optimized for mobile devices." The video above shows off Pocket Edition's recreation of the early scene where Noctis and company have to push the Regalia to a garage after it breaks down. Later, it shows off what navigating the world and combat look like--and we also see that Ignis is still happy to cook the gang a meal.

Check Out Call Of Duty: WW2's Headquarters Trailer Showing Off Its Bizarre Social Space

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One of the more intriguing features coming to Call of Duty: WWII is Headquarters, the game's weird new social space. Today, Activision gave us a first glimpse at what we can expect when the game launches.

Headquarters functions somewhat similarly to Destiny's Tower; you and a handful of other players will be running and jumping around a space designed for interaction, not for combat. For example, you'll be able to Prestige in front of everyone in the social space. You get up on a cliff overlooking the whole area and celebrate your new Prestige level with a whole lot of fanfare.

Although it's a social space, Headquarters will still be competitive. It'll have a firing range where you can test out weapons and compete against other players for high scores, and it'll also have a scorestreak range where you can try out all the streaks. Finally, it'll have a one-vs.-one arena where players can challenge each other to duels. From the trailer, it actually appears that other players will be able to spectate while these fights unfold.

SNES Classic Pre-Orders Available In-Store At GameStop

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Numerous retailers in the United States have brought their SNES Classic Edition pre-orders online today, only for them to sell out right away. GameStop is among those offering pre-orders right now, but you may have to head into a store to secure one.

As of this writing, GameStop's website is completely offline, no doubt as it's hammered by people refreshing in the hopes of pre-ordering a system. But it's also announced on Twitter that it will be taking orders in its physical stores. Given the limited quantities that are sure to be available, however, you still may not have any luck that way. Several stores we checked with were unsure of how many units they would receive and, as a result, said they were not yet taking pre-orders.

Both Best Buy and Amazon brought SNES Classic pre-orders online overnight--and despite the hour, they sold out quickly. Walmart and Target followed during the day today, and those have also disappeared. Toys R Us is also expected to offer pre-orders at some point, possibly in the near future.

Final Fantasy 15's VR Fishing Game Coming In November

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Final Fantasy 15's VR Fishing Game Coming In November

Square Enix has announced a release date for its PSVR Final Fantasy XV spin-off, Monster of the Deep. The virtual reality fishing game releases for PlayStation 4 on November 21.

In Monster of the Deep, players embark on a fishing expedition across Eos with Noctis and his friends. The game features two modes. Story mode drops players "in the middle of an exhilarating and action-packed showdown with a menace that lurks in the depths." Those who'd prefer to do some more leisurely angling, meanwhile, can tackle other fishing challenges in Free Fishing mode. You can see new screenshots of the game below.

Square Enix also announced a pre-order bonus for the title. Beginning August 23, those who pre-purchase it from the PlayStation Store will receive a custom Monster of the Deep dynamic theme for their console, as well as a special samurai outfit for their in-game avatar.

Rainbow Six Siege's Blood Orchid Update Releasing Later Than Expected

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We continue to learn more about the upcoming Operation Blood Orchid update for Rainbow Six Siege, but it turns out that it won't be available to everyone as soon as expected. The previously announced August 29 release date has now been revealed as the start date for its launch on PC's Technical Test Server.

The news was shared in a press release today announcing a free weekend event that's coming up (more details on that below). PC players will be able to check out the new Blood Orchid content on the TTS starting on August 29. Ubisoft says it's "targeting" September 5 as a full release for all platforms, suggesting that date is not yet set in stone.

Although it's become tremendously popular, Rainbow Six Siege has dealt with some significant technical issues in the past. That prompted the cancellation of an expansion in favor of Operation Health, which saw Ubisoft focus on addressing various issues. With that deemed a success, Ubisoft likely doesn't want the first post-Health expansion to suffer from problems at launch, though it is still disappointing to learn that we'll have to wait longer than we thought.

SNES Classic Pre-Orders Continue To Rapidly Sell Out

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Update: As expected, more retailers have brought their pre-orders online in the US, only for them to sell out almost instantly. Target and Walmart pre-orders are gone, at least for the time being, while GameStop's website is down as of this writing, although the store is also offering in-store pre-orders. We'll continue to update our SNES Classic Edition pre-order guide with the latest details.

Original Story: Unless you happened to be awake late in the night, there's a good chance you missed out on the opportunity to pre-order the SNES Classic Edition in the US from two retailers. More stores are still set to launch their pre-orders, and it looks like that might be happening very soon.

Both Amazon and Best Buy brought their pre-orders online in the middle of the night and, despite the hour, quickly sold out. Best Buy's listing showed the system in and out of stock for a period of time, but as of this morning, it appears to be completely gone. It's unclear if either store will offer more in advance of launch on September 29.

GTA 5 Online Adds More Content, Here's Everything That's Included

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GTA 5 Online Adds More Content, Here's Everything That's Included

It's a new week, which means that there's new Grand Theft Auto V Online content out now. This update includes a pretty sweet weaponized car, discounts, and more.

This week's most significant addition is the Ocelot Ardent, a muscle car that also comes mounted with front-facing machine guns. There are also big discounts on Vehicle Cargo Warehouses, the Smoke Tree Road Bunker, all Executive Offices, and three vehicles: the Rocket Voltic, the Cognoscenti 55, and the Schafter LWB. These are all 25% off until August 28.

On top of that, Rockstar is giving double GTA$ and RP in the Bunker Series playlist, Bunker-based Adversary Modes, and the Vehicle Vendetta Adversary Mode. You can get double payouts in Vehicle Cargo Sell Missions, as well.

No Man's Sky Update Out Now; Here's What It Does

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With the launch of the Atlas Rises update a week and a half ago, No Man's Sky is a dramatically different game than it was at release. But with such a huge overhaul comes an assortment of bugs and issues that need to be fixed. Today, developer Hello Games released a patch on PS4 and PC that serves to address some of those problems.

The update includes a number of quality-of-life improvements, including better binocular scanning, tweaked audio cues, and fixes for grave and landing icons. It also features some small changes to the game's procedural generation algorithms, such as preventing trees from spawning so that they clip through buildings.

This is the third patch since Atlas Rises was released; Hello Games appears to be fixing the game at a much faster cadence now. You can see the full patch notes at the bottom of this article.

Special Edition PS4 Gran Turismo Sport Console Releasing With The Game

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Special Edition PS4 Gran Turismo Sport Console Releasing With The Game

Sony and Polyphony Digital have just announced a new, special edition PlayStation 4 console to celebrate the release of Gran Turismo Sport in October. The 1 TB system sports a silver faceplate with the Gran Turismo Sport logo. It also comes with a silver DualShock wireless controller with the same logo on the touchpad.

The system has been announced for the UK, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand only, and may be the "something new" Sony teased yesterday on its European PlayStation account. You can check out the new trailer below.

The system comes with the Day One edition of Gran Turismo Sport, which gives you access to $250,000 worth of in-game credits, livery sticker packs, a chrome racing helmet, and 60 PS4 avatars. Polyphony is also releasing a standalone, limited-edition version of the bundle's controller. Additionally, the controller will be sold in a bundle with a standard copy of the game.

Dragon Ball FighterZ Closed Beta Registration Open Now

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Fans eager to try out the anticipated new Dragon Ball fighting game, Dragon Ball FighterZ, will soon have an opportunity. Registration for the game's closed beta is open now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players.

The closed beta runs the weekend of September 16-17. Xbox One players who'd like a chance to participate in the test can sign up through the Xbox Insider program; PS4 players can register by visiting Bandai Namco's website and following the steps listed there.

Dragon Ball FighterZ's closed beta was first announced last month during the fighting game tournament Evo. Registration was originally set to begin on July 26; however, Bandai Namco postponed it in order to "expand the capacity of the closed beta."