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Lovecraft fans rejoice, a new trailer for Call of Cthulhu: The Official Game is here

Lovecraft fans rejoice, a new trailer for Call of Cthulhu: The Official Game is here Later this year, Cyanide Studios' Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game comes to PS4, Xbox One, and PC.And if you're wondering if a game can instill the same sense of psychological terror and existential dread that Lovecraft's best stories can instill in readers, I suggest you check out this new trailer: Count me in.

Pokemon Go update hides code for new moves, evolution items, and brings us closer to shinies

Pokemon Go update hides code for new moves, evolution items, and brings us closer to shinies While Pokemon Go developer Niantic has gotten better at communicating its future plans for the popular app, some plans remain shrouded in mystery.Second, it looks like Pokemon Go is one step closer to making shinies and breeding a reality.

Yakuza 0 review: 'The best and most accessible story in the series yet'

Yakuza 0 review: 'The best and most accessible story in the series yet' During this time, capitalism is king in Japan, and it's something Yakuza 0 reminds you of constantly.A handful of powerful yakuza families vying for ownership of a tiny plot of land in Kamurocho known as the 'Empty Lot'.

The 7 Greatest love stories in gaming

The 7 Greatest love stories in gaming We love games, and most of the time they love us back.But games that actually tell a great love story?

Stealth, stabbing, and historical murder - we've played the new Assa... Wait, it's Sniper Elite 4

Stealth, stabbing, and historical murder - we've played the new Assa... Wait, it's Sniper Elite 4 It’s only after I’ve lured soldiers to my various hiding places amongst the undergrowth and bushes, and literally gutted them on three separate occasions that I realise I’m playing Sniper Elite 4 like Assassin’s Creed with a really  good gun.There’s no stylish renaissance murder here but this is just as satisfying as a perfectly executed hidden blade assassination.

See Yooka-Laylee's retro-inspired multiplayer minigames in action

See Yooka-Laylee's retro-inspired multiplayer minigames in action A new trailer showcases a few of them and introduces the holographic dinosaur who runs the arcade they're kept in: Arcade games will support up to four local players, though they can be tackled solo if you want to aim for the high score.A colorful 3D platformer with couch co-op and couch competitive multiplayer in 2017?

Call of Duty will struggle to survive if eSports becomes its primary focus

Call of Duty will struggle to survive if eSports becomes its primary focus To say that Activision’s favourite son is now a sport rather than a shooter is effectively a cliché.Plus, audiences are responding to it, with a combined 20 million views for this summer’s World Championship matches.

Overwatch is planning an event for Chinese New Year. Gōng xǐ fā cái

Overwatch is planning an event for Chinese New Year. Gōng xǐ fā cái You'll be ringing in the Chinese New Year in style according to two tweets from Overwatch showing off seasonal outfits for Mei and D.That last tweet is currently from Overwatch's Korean account but has been retweeted by the main Twitter page.

Fire Emblem Heroes brings the tactical RPG series to Android on February 2

Fire Emblem Heroes brings the tactical RPG series to Android on February 2 On February 2, Fire Emblem will arrive on Android devices in the form of Fire Emblem Heroes, a small-scale take on the tactical RPG series.You'll play as a summoner, bringing heroes of previous games into your army with the use of orbs.

One of the strangest Fire Emblem games being remade as Fire Emblem Echoes, coming to 3DS on May 19

One of the strangest Fire Emblem games being remade as Fire Emblem Echoes, coming to 3DS on May 19 Today's Fire Emblem-themed Nintendo Direct was actually full of quite a few surprises.In addition to revealing Fire Emblem Heroes for smart devices, Nintendo also announced a whole bevy of new, proper, fully-fledged Fire Emblem games coming to both 3DS and Nintendo Switch - and the first of which is coming in four months.

Injustice 2 special editions' 'premier skins' change more than just your look

Injustice 2 special editions' 'premier skins' change more than just your look A standard edition, Digital Deluxe Edition, and Ultimate Edition will all be available for the choosing, and which one you purchase will probably depend on just on how invested you are in DC mythology.The $100 Ultimate Edition adds yet another shader, six more DLC characters, and premier skins for Flash and Green Lantern Hal Jordan.

Nintendo won't say if Virtual Console purchases will transfer to Switch, but its new account system could help

Nintendo won't say if Virtual Console purchases will transfer to Switch, but its new account system could help Instead of going through a convoluted transfer process or calling the customer support line, your digital Nintendo Switch purchases can be automatically linked to your Nintendo Account for easy retrieval down the line (y'know, like every other modern video game console).The question was initially about whether owners of Virtual Console games on current systems will be able to transfer over their Virtual Console purchases to Switch.

6 Nintendo classics perfect for Switch’s Joy-Con controller

6 Nintendo classics perfect for Switch’s Joy-Con controller The Nintendo Switch has the most unusual boast of any console: the Joy-Con controller is so sensitive it can make you believe tiny, invisible ball bearings are rolling around in the palm of your hand.But there’s one, sadly-familiar problem: it’s pointless without great games.

This fan hack of 1994's NBA Jam lets you play with modern teams, Hillary Clinton, or Harambe

This fan hack of 1994's NBA Jam lets you play with modern teams, Hillary Clinton, or Harambe Love the pixelated arcade action of the original NBA Jam but tired of playing the same teams from back in '94?I have some very good news pertaining to your very specific desire: one fan has painstakingly remade the entire SNES version of the game to feature all 30 modern-day NBA teams complete with players pulled from their current rosters.

'The number 3 must not be said' - the best responses from Gabe Newell's AMA

'The number 3 must not be said' - the best responses from Gabe Newell's AMA Questions ranged from niceties to obvious spots like what the hell is going on with Half-Life 3 to broader questions about the company's future.I've pulled out the most telling bits of Newell's AMA responses for your perusal.

It’s time to stop comparing the Switch to the Wii and Wii U. This feels like a very different Nintendo

It’s time to stop comparing the Switch to the Wii and Wii U. This feels like a very
different Nintendo I, like many, worried that the smartly creative, insightfully fun Nintendo was lost when the Wii U crash-landed.And, the Wii U’s life conspicuously curtailed, what we’re seeing now in the Switch absolutely feels like the product of a sobering learning process.

New Watch Dogs 2 demo lets you play the full game for 3 hours

New Watch Dogs 2 demo lets you play the full game for 3 hours Haven't picked up Watch Dogs 2 yet?Ubisoft's giving you three hours to explore its smart-phone dystopic vision of San Francisco via a free demo, available now on PS4 and coming on January 24 to Xbox One.

The 15 scariest Xbox moments

The 15 scariest Xbox moments In the first game, the nameless Point Man goes to climb down a ladder.This frantic battle, combined with Lisa’s pitiful back story, becomes one of the game’s most disturbing moments.

Here’s 14 gifs that prove Agony is already the most horrific game of 2017

Here’s 14 gifs that prove Agony is already the most horrific game of 2017 If you have a thing about blood, ripped up bodies, babies, or teeth, stop reading right now.You play a happy fairy who rides unicorns on her way to the Candy Palace and… no, not really.

Here's the differences between the Switch and Wii U versions of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Here's the differences between the Switch and Wii U versions of Zelda: Breath of the Wild We knew there was going to be differences between The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Nintendo Switch and Wii U and now Nintendo has explained exactly what those are.So whether you buy on Switch or Wii U, Breath of the Wild is out on March 3 and both games run at 30fps.