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‘LEGO Dimensions’ Supergirl minifigure surfaces online


Supergirl is flying into LEGO Dimensions.

According to BrickSet, the instructions for a Supergirl minifigure appeared Thursday on before they were quickly removed. They reveal a gold base, instead of the typical blue for Dimensions figures, leading to speculation that Supergirl might be an exclusive promo.

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This Iron Man Xbox One will make you forget all about Team Cap


As much as I may like Captain America, if this special-edition Xbox is what you receive for joining Team Iron Man, choosing sides just got really easy.

Spotted by Eurogamer, the Iron Man-themed Xbox One was produced by Microsoft to celebrate the release of Captain America: Civil War. “Designed by Stark Industries,” the console features an illuminated “arc reactor” centerpiece, with special branding, and a matching controller (which, naturally, has its own tiny arc reactor).

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First look at ‘Dragon Ball Fusions’ Nintendo 3DS game


Bandai Namco has debuted a teaser trailer for Dragon Ball Fusions, the new role-playing game for Nintendo 3DS.

Previously called Dragon Ball Fusion Project, the game trumpets “infinite possibilities,” with players able to fuse just about any character from Akira Toriyama’s blockbuster series.

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Lando Calrissian is coming to ‘Star Wars Battlefront’


Star Wars Battlefront is giving fans what they want (or maybe didn’t realize they want): that smooth-talking smuggler turned Rebel hero Lando Calrissian.

Electronic Arts and DICE announced today he’ll be available as a playable character in the Bespin digital expansion pack, released in June to Season Pass holders. Because where else would you expect the one-time Baron Administrator of Cloud City?

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Bloody ‘Attack on Titan’ game trailer trumpets U.S. release date


Koei Tecmo has debuted a trailer announcing the Attack on Titan video game will arrive Aug. 30 in North America on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, PS Vita and Steam.

The game will drop four days earlier across Europe, where it’s called A.O.T.: Wings of Freedom. Developed by Omega Force, the studio behind the Dynasty Wars series, the game launched in February in Japan.

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This 24-karat gold NES can be yours for $5,000


You may consider yourself old-school when it comes to video games, but are you cool (and wealthy) enough for this 24-karat version of the classic Nintendo Entertainment System?

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‘Pokémon Go’ unveils first screenshots and new details


Just days after purported test footage of Pokémon Go surfaced online, The Pokémon Company has released the first screenshots from its augmented-reality, along with additional details about gameplay.

Announced in September, the smartphone game will allow Pokémon Trainers to track down and capture pocket monsters in a real-world setting. When paired with a Bluetooth-powered, Poké Ball-like device called Pokémon Go Plus, the app will notify players that there’s untamed Pokémon in the vicinity. Once you’ve spotted the pocket monster using the AR app, you’ll be able to throw a virtual Poké Ball to catch the creature. Players will also be able to engage other Pokémon Trainers in battle.

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‘LEGO Dimensions’ trailer takes on ‘Batman v Superman’


On the eve of the nationwide release of Dawn of Justice, LEGO Dimensions offers its own take on “Batman versus Superman” in this latest trailer.

With the arrival last week of the DC Comics Superman Fun Pack, players can actually team up the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel to defeat the evil Lord Vortech.

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‘LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ debuts gameplay trailer


Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has debuted the first gameplay trailer for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which will not only retell the storylines from the blockbuster but also fill in some of the backstory.

The trailer offers a peek at some of the brand-new features, including Blaster Battles, in which players can use nearby objects and structures; Multi-Builds, in which players can use “available LEGO bricks to open up new paths, then break them apart and re-build them again to open up another”; and Flight Gameplay, which allows players to pilot iconic ships like the Millennium Falcon through arena-based battles and dogfights in space.

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Is this our first look at ‘Pokémon Go’?


Six months after the tantalizing announcement of an augmented-reality game that would allow aspiring Pokémon Trainers to track down and capture pocket monsters in real life, we may have our first look at footage from Pokémon Go.

Following a talk given over the weekend at SXSW Gaming by John Hanke, CEO of Pokémon Go developer Niantic, a video (below) appeared online, depicting the capture of an Ivysaur.

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It’s Han Solo vs. Greedo in ‘Star Wars Battlefront’ Outer Rim footage


Ahead of its Tuesday launch, Electronic Arts and DICE have released a gameplay trailer for Star Wars Battlefront‘s new Outer Rim digital expansion.

The DLC will introduce two new heroes, Nien Nunb and Greedo (who comes face to face with Han Solo in the footage), four new maps, including Jabba the Hutt’s palace on Tatooine, new weapons, and a new game mode (extraction, in which the Rebels are tasked with laying their hands on a valuable shipment of resources form the Outer Rim before Imperial forces can stop them).

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Superman and Aquaman soar into ‘LEGO Dimensions’


Superman and Aquaman can enter the fray — and the fun — in LEGO Dimensions with a new wave of expansion packs from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

With the DC Comics Superman Fun Pack, players can introduce the Man of Steel and his wide range of powers — Flying, Dive, Invulnerability, Laser Deflector, Freeze Breath, X-Ray Vision and Super Strength — into the game. There’s also a Hover Pod, which can not only boost gameplay, but can be rebuilt into a Krypton Striker and Super Stealth Pod.

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Bebop’s the best there is in new ‘Ninja Turtles’ game trailer


Super Shredder, Rocksteady, Bebop and Karai take center stage in the new boss gameplay trailer for Activision’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan.

Announced in January, the comics-inspired video game pits the Ninja Turtles against their greatest foes in the streets, sewers and subways of New York City.

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New ‘Attack on Titan’ mobile game is in development


A new Attack on Titan mobile game is in development from GameSamba, NGames Interactive Limited and Funimation Entertainment. It’s targeted for release in all major English markets by the end of the year iOS and Android devices.

Few details have been revealed, but it’s described as an “action-driven title” that merges elements of runner and action games in an effort to replicate the feeling of titan battles from the blockbuster anime series.

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‘Batman v Superman’s’ Batmobile blasts into ‘Rocket League’

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will race into Rocket League next month with an official Batmobile Battle-Car.

The popular sports-action game brings together racing and soccer, as players are equipped with rocket-powered vehicles to crash into large balls to score goals.

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