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

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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’

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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

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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

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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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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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