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Batman’s Fortnite crossover is official, underway now

Well, the Batman crossover event for Fortnite Battle Royaleis now official. That means Tilted Town is now Gotham City and a “Caped Crusader Pack” of cosmetics and weapons will be available until Oct. 6.

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Altered Forme Giratina is returning to Pokémon Go raids with Shiny form

After Mewtwo leaves tier five raids in Pokémon Go, Altered Forme Giratina is coming back, this time with a chance to be Shiny.

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Minecraft features an in-game creator mode now

Minecraft’s latest update has added a character creator to the game. After years of only using skins over the same model, players can finally change body types, add hairstyles, and even wear accessories.

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Football Manager 2020 opts for eco-friendly cardboard game cases

Football Manager is a popular PC-only game series, and most copies of popular PC games are distributed online these days. Still, Sports Interactive and Sega are switching to a paper-based form of packaging in order to cut down on plastic waste when Football Manager 2020 launches in November.

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Overwatch’s new event lets you unlock a Lego Bastion skin

Overwatch players will have something to tide them over between last month’s Summer Games and the forthcoming Halloween Terror seasonal events, thanks to Bastion’s Brick Challenge, a new two-week mini-event. Players can earn a new legendary skin for everyone’s favorite nature-loving turret as well as some other cosmetics by playing the game and watching select streamers on Twitch.

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Pokémon Go adds new Gen 5 Pokémon today

The next generation of Pokémon, originating from the Unova region, are coming to Pokémon Go today, Sept. 16. That means new Pokémon that originally debuted in Pokémon Black and Pokémon White will start spawning in the wild, appearing in raids, and hatching from eggs. Some of those new Pokémon are exclusive to raid battles and certain areas of the world.

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The 5 biggest announcements from the latest Final Fantasy 14 livestream

Final Fantasy 14 director Naoki Yoshida and community producer Toshio Murouchi took the stage at Tokyo Game Show to talk about upcoming content for the game’s 5.1 patch, like the Ishgard Restoration Project and revamps to the crafting and gathering systems.

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Pokémon Sword and Shield website is teasing fans with a new Pokémon and they make theories

There’s a new Pokémon being teased on the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield website, and fans are rushing to figure out what it could be.

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake will have a turn-based ‘Classic Mode’ that plays like the original

Final Fantasy 7 Remake will have a “classic” gameplay option for players who prefer their role-playing games turn-based, just as the original Final Fantasy 7 was back in 1997. At Tokyo Game Show on Saturday, producer Yoshinori Kitase confirmed that the remake of the classic JRPG — which updates the game to be an action-RPG — will offer an optional turn-based battle mode where players can select attacks and other moves from a menu interface.

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Feel what it was like to live in Ancient Greece in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s new mode

There’s a lot of fascinating history to devour in Discovery Tour, an educational new mode released for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. You can learn about the origins of the Olympic Games, the myth of the Minotaur, or the history of Athens’ mighty Parthenon. But the tour focuses on more everyday things too: winemaking, religious practices, the role of women in society, and the running of a typical Greek household. And it’s these things—these glimpses of the mundane, the human—that I really connected with as I wandered the streets, fields, and ruins of Ubisoft’s dramatic take on Ancient Greece.

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