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Watch ‘The Walking Dead: Michonne’ launch trailer

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Telltale Games has debuted the launch trailer for the first episode of The Walking Dead: Michonne, a three-part miniseries starring the sword-wielding, fan-favorite character.

Announced in December, the game follows Michonne (voiced by Samira Wiley of Orange is the New Black) during her time away from Rick and the other survivors in issues #126-139 of the hit Image Comics series by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard.

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Watch ‘Daredevil’ Season 2 trailer remade in ‘Fallout 4′

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Post-apocalyptic Boston meets Marvel’s Hell Kitchen in this recreation of the Season 2 trailer for Daredevil made using Fallout 4 PC mods.

Those interested in the technical details can see the list of mods on UpIsNotJump’s YouTube page, where you’ll also find a link to a Fallout 4 recreation of the Suicide Squad trailer.

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‘Attack on Titan’ game intro is jam-packed with titanic action

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With the release today of Koei Tecmo’s Attack on Titan in Japan, the video game’s intro sequence has found its way online, revealing plenty of high-flying action and Titan-killing.

Developed by Omega Force, the studio behind the Dynasty Wars series, the PlayStation game draws from the first season of the hit anime, as players control characters ranging from Eren and Mikasa to Levi and Annie in brutal fights against the giants.

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Leonardo takes charge in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ gameplay video

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Leonardo leaps into action in new gameplay video for PlatinumGames’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan.

Announced last month, the comics-inspired video game pits the Ninja Turtles against Shredder, Krang, Rocksteady, Bebop and the Foot clan in the streets, sewers and subways of New York City.

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McFarlane Toys scares up ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ construction sets

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McFarlane Toys has joined forces with video game creator Scott Cawthon to bring fans collectible construction sets based on the popular “Five Nights at Freddy’s” horror franchise.

A Walmart exclusive, the first “Five Nights at Freddy’s” set — the iconic “Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza” restaurant — “features 3 figures (Freddy, Bonnie & Chica), party balloons, arcade cabinet, star streamers, happy birthday banner, party stage, decorative clouds and stereo speaker.” When placed together with the additional “Five Nights at Freddy’s” construction sets, it will build the camera map from the game.

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‘LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ leaks

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Updated (6: 14 a.m.): Warner Bros. Interactive and Lucasfilm have now officially announced LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The original story continues below.


LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens is heading our way in June, according to an apparently inadvertent listing on Xbox.com and a leaked trailer (below).

The news obviously shouldn’t come as a surprise. However, neither Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment nor developer TT Games had revealed the project was in the works. Expect official world later this morning, as Warner Bros. had tipped off media outlets that it would make a “massive announcement” today.

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‘Star Wars Battlefront’ has already shipped 13 million copies

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Electronic Arts announced Thursday that it has already shipped more than 13 million copies of Star Wars Battlefront since the game’s launch in mid-November, exceeding expectations.

The publisher initially projected 9 million to 10 million copies, but later raised its forecast to 13 million copies by March. Note that those are games shipped to retailers, not necessarily purchased by consumers, but it’s an impressive feat nonetheless.

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Capcom to debut ‘Attack on Titan’ arcade game

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Capcom has announced it will showcase its new Attack on Titan arcade game next month at Japan Amusement Expo, ahead of a winter 2016 launch.

Called Attack on Titan: Team Battle, the four-player co-op allows gamers to use the 3D Maneuver Gear from Hajime Isayama’s hit manga and the subsequent anime to kill the ravenous giants. According to Gematsu, there’s also a single-player mode, although it’s probably not nearly as fun.

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‘Famous Detective Pikachu’ is basically ‘Sherlock’ meets ‘Pokémon’

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As fun and inspirational as Pokémon‘s Super Bowl spot is, it’s nothing compared to the sheer awesomeness of this trailer for Nintendo’s Famous Detective Pikachu: The Birth of a New Partnership.

You see, it depicts a Pikachu donning Sherlock Holmes’ signature deerstalker and teaming with a young boy to solve crimes. What’s more, this fuzzy little pocket monster talks in full sentences.

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Overkill’s ‘Walking Dead’ first-person shooter delayed until 2017

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Starbreeze Studios has quietly shuffled the release of Overkill’s The Walking Dead first-person shooter game from this year to the second half of 2017.

The news arrived in a press release touting a $40 million investment in the company by South Korean publisher Smilegate. Starbreeze suggests the delay will allow The Walking Dead to launch simultaneously in Asian markets through the Smilegate platform.

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Original Ghostbusters are back in new ‘LEGO Dimensions’ trailer

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Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore strap on their proton packs in the new Ghostbusters trailer for LEGO Dimensions.

The Ghostbusters expansion pack for the toy-to-life game from WB Games and TT Games arrives today alongside the DC Comics Team Pack, featuring The Joker, Harley Quinn, The Joker’s Chopper and Quinn-mobile, and the Back to the Future and Doctor Who Fun Packs, containing Doc Brown and the Travelling Time Train, and a Cyberman and Dalek.

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‘Dragon Ball Fusion Project’ RPG announced for Nintendo 3DS

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Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced a new Dragon Ball role-playing game for Nintendo 3DS, targeted for release later this year in Japan. It’s billed as “Dragon Ball’s first fusion RPG on 3DS.”

Unveiled in the March issue of Shueisha’s V Jump magazine, Dragon Ball Fusion Project is teased as having “unlimited possibilities.” A magazine illustration depicts a fusion between Goku and Broly, as well rough designs for other characters, accompanied by the text, “The emergency plan starts now. You will create your own Fusion Warrior!”

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‘Star Wars’ awakens to $1 billion in video game sales

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The influence of the record-shattering juggernaut Star Wars: The Force Awakens has extended beyond the box office and toy aisles to video games.

Citing industry analysts, Fortune reports Star Wars games generated more than $1 billion in sales this year, led by Star Wars Battlefront, which has sold an estimated 12 million copies since its launch in mid-November.

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Dark Horse’s ‘World of Warcraft: Chronicle’ gets new book trailer, release date

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Dark Horse Comics and Blizzard Entertainment have set a release date for their new World of Warcraft trilogy, World of Warcraft: Chronicle Volume 1. When the project was initialy announcedChronicle was set to debut in November of this year. Now Dark Horse and Blizzard are splitting to the book into three volumes, the first of which debuts March 15, 2016. Continue Reading »

‘Metal Gear’s’ Kojima forms new studio, partners with Sony

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The months-long rift between Hideo Kojima and Konami seemingly came to an end Tuesday with news that the Metal Gear creator has officially left the publisher and started his own independent studio. The first title from the new Kojima Productions will be released exclusively on PlayStation 4.

Kojima made the announcement alongside Andrew House, president and global CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, in a video released last night.

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