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Sony Project Field merges card games with tablets and phones

Sony Project Field merges card games with tablets and phones

Sony has introduced a new game platform currently only slated for Japan: Project Field. Much like Disney Infinity and Nintendo Amiibo, the system involves a dedicated pad that connects with a device (in this case, a tablet or phone) and enables physical items (game cards) to be used as part of a quasi-digital game. Data can be written to the cards (once they're placed on the base pad) including things like the character evolution for the card.

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Capcom will focus on reviving older game franchises in 2017

Capcom will focus on reviving older game franchises in 2017

As we’ve previously reported, 2017 will bring Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite, but it’ll also mark the revival of some other older game franchises. Capcom said as much on Monday when it announced the aforementioned game’s planned late 2017 release date. Which ‘dormant IP’ will get attention from Capcom wasn’t revealed, though, and there may not be any solid plans in place at this time.

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PlayStation Experience 2016: the biggest trailers and game announcements

PlayStation Experience 2016: the biggest trailers and game announcements

This weekend saw the 2016 PlayStation Experience (PSX) held in Anaheim, California. Similar to E3, the event lets Sony focus on its own PlayStation gaming platform, but without rival companies competing for attention. It's also on a bit of a smaller scale, allowing gamers to get hands on time with new and upcoming games, as well as for partnering publishers to make some big announcements.

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Marvel vs Capcom Infinite confirmed for 2017 on PS4, Xbox One, PC

Marvel vs Capcom Infinite confirmed for 2017 on PS4, Xbox One, PC

Just as was predicted last week, this weekend's PlayStation Experience (PSX) event saw the announcement of Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite, the fourth entry in the mash-up fighting game series. A teaser trailer was revealed featuring Capcom's Ryu and Mega Man facing off against Iron Man and Captain Marvel from the Marvel side. While the game made its debut at an official PlayStation event, Capcom has confirmed it will be released on PS4, Xbox One, and PC sometime in late 2017.

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Red Dead Redemption, Undead Nightmare heading to PS4 and PC

Red Dead Redemption, Undead Nightmare heading to PS4 and PC

Rockstar Games’ popular Red Dead Redemption will launch on Sony’s streaming video game service PlayStation Now on December 6, making it available to PlayStation 4 and PC gamers. As well, Rockstar says Undead Nightmare will also be arriving on PlayStation Now starting on December 6th. This announcement itself follows the recent announcement of Red Dead Redemption 2.

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PlayStation Plus December 2016 games: Invisible Inc and more

PlayStation Plus December 2016 games: Invisible Inc and more

November is almost over, and that means two things for PlayStation Plus members: you have precious little time remaining to download this month's free games for PS Plus members, and we've finally got the list of what you can expect in December. As usual, Sony will make a handful of free games available to PS Vita, PS3, and PS4 owners next month, and the titles will include Invisible, Inc console edition and more.

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No Man’s Sky cleared of false advertising by Advertising Standards Authority

No Man’s Sky cleared of false advertising by Advertising Standards Authority

No Man's Sky ran afoul of some gamers who felt that the images, video,and text on the Steam Store Page for the game were misleading. At least 23 people felt that the content on that page was misleading enough that they complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK, but the ASA has now cleared Hello Games of any misleading advertising. Most of the complaints reportedly focused on a misleading pictures and assets of what the game offered on the Steam Store page for the title.

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Lego Worlds brings Minecraft gameplay with February launch

Lego Worlds brings Minecraft gameplay with February launch

If Minecraft was inspired by the idea of playing with real-world Legos, then it's time for the influential sandbox building title to do the same for the Lego video game franchise. Warner Bros. has just announced the February release for Lego Worlds, an open-world game that promises to allow players to "build anything, do anything, and go anywhere," on PS4, Xbox One, and Steam.

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10 Marvel characters that should be in Marvel vs. Capcom 4

10 Marvel characters that should be in Marvel vs. Capcom 4

Tips suggest a 2017 release of the long-awaited fighting video game Marvel vs. Capcom 4 for all major gaming platforms. As such, we've been hard at work creating a list of the 10 best Marvel Comics characters we think should either return to this universe or appear here for the first time in the game franchise's history. Some of these characters are quite likely, while others almost certainly won't make the cut, regardless of their excellence.

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Marvel vs Capcom 4 expected for reveal at PlayStation Experience

Marvel vs Capcom 4 expected for reveal at PlayStation Experience

Listen up, fighting game fans, one of the most popular character mash-up series of all time appears to be making a comeback. A new entry in the Marvel vs. Capcom series, which pits the most iconic super-heroes in combat against some of gaming's biggest characters, is rumored to be announced in the next week. A handful a images teasing Marvel vs. Capcom 4 have made their way to the internet, with insiders claiming it be revealed at the December 3rd PlayStation Experience (PSX) event.

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Street Fighter V will be supported until at least 2020

Street Fighter V will be supported until at least 2020

Despite starting off with a bit of a rough patch following its release earlier this year, Street Fighter V has risen to become yet another hit installment in the long-running fighting game series. But with the game's first "season" of DLC and updates now completed, some fans may be wondering if this is the start of a long wait to SF6. Fortunately, developer Capcom has confirmed that's not the case, revealing that support for SF5 is planned out several more years.

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No Man’s Sky update detailed as developer breaks silence

No Man’s Sky update detailed as developer breaks silence

It may have been one of this year's most controversial game releases, but No Man's Sky is finally getting some love this holiday season, and it's something that players who actually liked the mis-promoted title will enjoy. Following weeks of silence after fans' backlash over lacking features and gameplay elements that had been promised, No Man's Sky developer Hello Games has announced the "Foundation Update," which promises to introduce base building mechanics.

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