Gaming

Here's How You'll Get Pokemon Ultra Sun/Moon's New Lycanroc

Last week, Pokemon fans got their first look at a new Pokemon that will debut in Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon: Dusk Form Lycanroc, a third version of the popular Rock-type wolf Pokemon. Today, we learned some more details about the new monster, including how players can acquire it. As previously detailed, players won’t be able to obtain Dusk Form Lycanroc through traditional means. Instead, all those who pick up an early copy of either Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon will receive its pre-evolved form, Rockruff, as a free gift. ...

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Here's What Games You Can Play For Free This Weekend

Those on the hunt for a new game to play this weekend have a few options to choose from. In addition to For Honor‘s free trial, Saints Row IV is currently free to play on Steam. Developer ArenaNet is also giving players a chance to sample the newest expansion for Guild Wars 2 at no cost ahead of its release next month. Beginning today, Steam users interested in trying Saints Row IV can give the game a go for free until 1 PM PT/4 PM ET on Sunday, August 13. ...

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One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When No Man’s Sky launched last year it flew into a buzzsaw of criticism. The game’s lead designer and studio head, Sean Murray, lied about what the final game would look like and, in the process, created an enormous amount of user expectation that the game didn’t even come close to fulfilling. Over the last year, Hello Games has worked to repair the damage it did to its own reputation by cranking out updates and ...

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Wonder Woman Epilogue Included With Blu-Ray Version

Warner Bros. has announced when the Blu-ray/DVD version of the box office smash Wonder Woman will arrive and what bonus features it will contain. Starting with the release date, the home video version will arrive first, coming out on digital stores on August 29, before coming to Blu-ray and DVD on September 19, according to Collider. As for the bonus features, one of the coolest-sounding ones is an epilogue. Titled “Etta’s Mission,” this scene will follow Etta Candy as she “gets the boys back together for a secret mission that ...

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Netflix Renews Wrestling Show Glow

Netflix’s wrestling show Glow (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling) will return for a second season. The streaming giant today announced that it renewed the show, though there is no word as of yet as to when Season 2 will air or what might be new this time. The announcement came on Twitter, where Netflix shared the teaser video below. All 10 episodes in the first season of Glow were released at the end of June, so the renewal order came pretty quickly. Glow tells the fictional tale of a women’s wrestling ...

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DeepMind AI Moves on from Board Games to StarCraft II

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. There is a long and storied history of machines beating humans at games we once dominated. There was Deep Blue beating humans at chess, then Watson winning Jeopardy!, and most recently, Google’s DeepMind AI branch created a computer that can win the deviously complex game Go. Now, DeepMind is moving on to its biggest challenge yet: StarCraft II. I wonder if it’ll go for the Zerg rush. DeepMind isn’t going it alone here — Blizzard ...

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One Year After Launch, No Man’s Sky Getting Third Major Update

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When No Man’s Sky launched last year it flew into a buzzsaw of criticism. The game’s lead designer and studio head, Sean Murray, lied about what the final game would look like and, in the process, created an enormous amount of user expectation that the game didn’t even come close to fulfilling. Over the last year, Hello Games has worked to repair the damage it did to its own reputation by cranking out updates and ...

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Fallout: The Board Game Invites You to Revisit Beautiful Post-Apocalyptia

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you love the world of Fallout, but don’t want to wait for Bethesda to release another installment, Fantasy Flight has a new board game available that might suit your fancy. Dubbed simply Fallout, it’s based on the worlds of Fallout 3 and 4, as well as their downloadable content packs. The Capital Wasteland (FO3), The Pitt (Pittsburgh, FO3 DLC), The Commonwealth (FO4) and Far Harbor (FO4 DLC) are all included and the board game ...

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