Why We're Surprisingly Excited for Assassin's Creed 3 Remastered

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Time hasn't been especially kind to Assassin's Creed III, the trilogy-ending capper to the first era of Assassin's Creed games. Though it received many favorable reviews at its launch, the issues players had with it —have lingered.

So it came as a surprise to many, including the crew of IGN's weekly PlayStation show Beyond, that Assassin's creed III would be remastered as part of the Assassin's Creed Odyssey season pass. But with the promise of "higher resolution textures, a new graphics engine, other graphical enhancements and improved gameplay mechanics," the Beyond crew in the clip above discusses why they're actually intrigued and interested in returning to AC3 and seeing what's changed.

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Ace Attorney Trilogy Coming to Consoles and Steam

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The original three Ace Attorney games are coming to the Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam as a compilation package.

The trilogy of the first three Ace Attorney games was announced during the Ace Attorney panel during the Tokyo Game Show and will include updated HD visuals. The trilogy was originally released on 3DS back in 2014.

The compilation include the original game, Justice for All, and Trials and Tribulations. No word on a release date in Japan or overseas.

Completely New, Un-Catchable Pokemon Begins to Appear in Pokemon Go

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A brand new, never-before-seen Pokemon briefly appeared in Pokemon Go today.

The mysterious new Pokemon, which was found by a dataminer yesterday, began to appear in the Asia Pacific region following the conclusion of Chikorita Community Day, a three-hour event that saw increased spawns of second generation Pokemon Chikorita.

After Chikorita spawns concluded, all players saw the mysterious new Pokemon appear on the “nearby” radar, but after encountering the Pokemon and attempting to catch it, it immediately transformed into Ditto or Chikorita and did not actually register to the Pokedex as seen or caught.

Telltale’s Underappreciated Contribution to Games

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Adventure games are some of my all-time favorites. I was more of a LucasArts guy than a Sierra guy, but both studios made incredible stuff in the late ‘80s through the ‘90s: The Monkey Island series, Space Quest, Sam & Max, King’s Quest, Full Throttle, etc. They were smart and, in an era where video games had never been thought of as comedies before,often funny. They were also successful by any and all metrics.

Until they weren’t.

As gaming moved into the third dimension, adventure games, by and large, didn’t come along for the ride. And so they were left behind, with layers of dust gathering on them. They were forgotten, seemingly bound to a specific time and place in the industry’s history. That is, until Telltale came along.