Mega Man’s new cartoon has found a home

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Mega Man’s new cartoon has found a home

Mega Man’s return to TV will air exclusively on Cartoon Network when it premieres stateside. DHX Media and Dentsu Entertainment, the companies producing the show, announced that they’ve partnered with the cartoons-only channel to run the series.

There’s no airdate yet for Mega Man, a show we’ve remained skeptical about since its reveal. The art style clearly diverges from Capcom’s classic action series, as does the story: In Cartoon Network’s Mega Man cartoon, the Blue Bomber is actually a preteen robot boy named Aki Light fighting in the high-tech Silicon Valley. A la Superman and other superheroes, Aki spends half his time trying to be a typical robot boy and the other half living it up as a powerful fighter.

HTC Vive anniversary sale cuts price by $100

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HTC Vive anniversary sale cuts price by $100

HTC is marking the one-year anniversary of its Vive virtual reality headset this week with a sale, dropping the price of the device by $100.

The Vive headset regularly costs $799, but on April 5 — the exact date of the anniversary, which HTC is calling “Vive Day” — new customers will be able to buy the device for $699. Unlike the Oculus Rift headset, which now costs $499 on its own, the Vive comes with two wireless motion controllers. (Even with the one-day discount, the Vive is still more expensive than a Rift with the Oculus Touch controllers; that package costs $598.)

Final Fantasy invades WrestleMania thanks to New Day’s cosplay

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Final Fantasy invades WrestleMania thanks to New Day’s cosplay

The cabal of pro wrestlers, sensual deviants and nerds known as The New Day were charged with hosting Wrestlemania 33, and did so with a heavy dose of Final Fantasy. The longest-reigning tag team champions strutted to the ring in front of an announced crowd of 101,000 dressed in Final Fantasy 14 inspired costumes.

Big E sported the robe and katana of the MMO’s Samurai class, while Xavier Woods wore the gauntlets and shin guards of the Monk. Kofi Kingston’s boots and rapier paid tribute to the Red Mage, and he pedaled to the ring on an ice cream cart adorned with Moogles and Chocobos.

Jak and Daxter games coming to PS4 as PS2 Classics

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Jak and Daxter games coming to PS4 as PS2 Classics

Four entries in Naughty Dog’s beloved Jak and Daxter series are on their way to the PlayStation 4, Sony announced today.

Jak and Daxter is the first full Sony franchise to get the PlayStation 2 Classics treatment on the PS4. The company is porting all three games in Naughty Dog’s original trilogy — 2001’s Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, 2003’s Jak 2 and 2004’s Jak 3 — as well as the studio’s 2005 spinoff, Jak X: Combat Racing.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is playable at 4K ... on the PC

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild is playable at 4K ... on the PC

The Wii U and Nintendo Switch versions of Zelda: Breath of the Wild run at either 720p or 900p resolutions depending on whether the Switch is docked or not, but some fresh updates to Wii U emulator CEMU allow the game to be played at much higher resolutions if you have the hardware to power it.

You can watch the game being played in 4K in the video above, and be sure to stream the video in full resolution if you have the connection to support it. Spoiler warning: Breath of the Wild looks very, very good running in 4K.

Sega’s hinting at something, and it sure looks like Bayonetta

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Sega’s hinting at something, and it sure looks like Bayonetta

Sega’s got a mysterious countdown clock running, and whatever it’s ticking down to, it seems like it has something to do with Bayonetta.

We first noticed the secret site this weekend, when the publisher launched Bayonetta-themed April Fools’ Day joke on Steam. Included with the platform’s free-to-play, 8-bit Bayonetta parody were two achievements that hid a special URL. Going to that page opens up a barebones site with just the timer — and a very, very faint image of the character’s foot in the background.

We Happy Few, the psychedelic roguelike, is getting a movie adaptation

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We Happy Few, the psychedelic roguelike, is getting a movie adaptation

Movie adaptations of video games isn’t a new trend, and We Happy Few is the next to earn its own adaptation.

Variety is reporting that Gold Circle Entertainment, the studio that helped produce Pitch Perfect, has acquired the rights to We Happy Few and is currently in the early stages of developing the movie. Developer Compulsion Games has partnered with studio dj2 for the movie. The studio recently made headlines after it was announced that it would be producing an adaptation of Sleeping Dogs, which will star Donnie Yen, and the Sonic the Hedgehog movie.

Agents of Mayhem launches on Aug. 15

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Agents of Mayhem launches on Aug. 15

Agents of Mayhem is Saints Row developer Volition’s new spin on the open-world action genre. Unveiled last year just before E3, it surprised a lot of fans who expected the developer to jump right into Saints Row 5. Instead, the studio had created a new concept where players can swap between multiple characters with unique weapons and abilities on the fly during missions.

Whether you’re a skeptical fan or a hopeful one, you won’t need to wait too much longer to find out if Volition has delivered on its new, multi-character premise. Publisher Deep Silver revealed at an event last week that Agents of Mayhem will launch on Aug. 15. The game will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PCs.