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Ready … drink! ‘Mortal Kombat’ attacks with its own beer

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After a long, exhausting day of lopping off heads, ripping out hearts and snapping spines, there’s no better way to unwind than with an ice-cold beer. A Mortal Kombat X beer.

Poulsbo, Washington’s Sound Brewery has teamed with Warner Bros. to release a beer series inspired by the 10th installment of the blockbuster fighting game.

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‘Dragon Ball Fusions’ trailer showcases game’s many characters

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Bandai Namco has released the first full-length trailer for Dragon Ball Fusions, the upcoming role-playing game for Nintendo 3DS. And we do mean full-length.

Clocking in at four minutes, the video showcases gameplay, the Fusion system and a truly impressive roster of characters, drawing from incarnations ranging from the original Dragon Ball to the current Dragon Ball Super.

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‘Batman: Return to Arkham’ announcement trailer touts remaster of acclaimed games

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Warner Bros. Games has officially announced the “Batman: Return to Arkham” remaster collection, which will include updated versions of the acclaimed “Batman: Arkham Asylum” and “Batman: Arkham City” games.

Releasing July 29 on PS4 and Xbox One, “Return to Arkham” is priced at $49.99 USD/£39.99. Check out the announcement trailer below:

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‘LEGO Dimensions’ adds ‘Batman’ villain Bane, ‘Ghostbusters” Slimer

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“LEGO Dimensions” just got a little bigger. Thanks to the release of three new Fun Packs, Batman villain Bane, “Ghostbusters'” Slimer and Lloyd from “LEGO Ninjago” have joined the fray, complete with buildable characters, rebuildable 3-in-1 vehicles and gadgets with special in-game abilities. These three Fun Packs will conclude Wave 5, though more expansion packs are on the way.

With the Bane Fun Pack, players can activate the character’s Hazard Protection, Big Transform or Super Stealth abilities to solve puzzles and overpower enemies, while his 3-in-1 Drill Driver — which can be rebuilt into the Bane Dig ‘n Drill and the Bane Drill ‘n Blast — boosts gameplay and enables in-game ability upgrades.

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‘Legend of Zelda’ and ‘Sonic’ join Video Game Hall of Fame

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The Legend of Zelda, Sonic the Hedgehog and The Oregon Trail are among the six inductees into the 2016 Video Game Hall of Fame. They’re joined by Grand Theft Auto III, The Sims and Space Invaders.

Established in 2015 by The Strong national museum of play in Rochester, New York, the hall of fame recognizes electronic games of all types that have enjoyed sustained popularity and exerted influence on the industry or popular culture. Last year’s inaugural class featured DOOM, Pac-Man, Pong, Super Mario Bros., Tetris and World of Warcraft.

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Vans partners with Nintendo for line of 8-bit-era-inspired shoes

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If you need some shoes that are equally equipped to handle Goomba-stomping and duck-hunting, then you’re in luck. Vans is partnering with Nintendo for a line of shoes inspired by the video game company’s classic 8-bit era. Mario, Link, Princess Peach and more are all represented in this new line of kicks, which consist of Vans’ classic Sk8-Hi and Old Skool styles. Heck, even the patronizing dog from “Duck Hunt” is represented!

Vans’ line of Nintendo shoes is expected to launch in June

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‘LEGO Dimensions’ Supergirl minifigure surfaces online

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Supergirl is flying into LEGO Dimensions.

According to BrickSet, the instructions for a Supergirl minifigure appeared Thursday on LEGO.com 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

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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

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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’

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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

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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

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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

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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’

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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

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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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