The ambitious space exploration game No Man's Sky has reportedly been pushed back from its expected June release date.
Sources close to Kotaku have reported that No Man's Sky has been pushed to "at least" July or August. It was originally expected to launch on the PlayStation 4 and Steam on June 21.
Kotaku had an initial "reliable" source who reported the delay, while a second source working at retailer GameStop said their store was instructed to cover up any mention of June 21 on No Man's Sky marketing materials with a "Coming Soon" label. Photographic proof was provided.
We've reached out to Sony for comment.
In any other week, Justice League #50 would easily qualify as the most significant DC release. This issue marks the finale of both "The Darkseid War" and Geoff Johns' entire run on the series. But with DC Universe Rebirth #1 also hitting stores today, this issue will have to settle for the second best Geoff Johns comic of the week.
This finale moves away from the choppy, back and forth villain reveals of its predecessor and into the long-awaited final conflict with Grail. Finally, this mysterious daughter of Darkseid receives the attention she deserves. Johns finds new depth with the character as he digs into her tragic past and the question of whether someone tainted with the blood of Darkseid can ever truly be redeemed. That quality gives this issue a somewhat more intimate feel, even as the general scope of the story remains as massive as ever.
X-Men Apocalypse will hit cinemas later this week, with the highest budget of any X-Men film to date.
To coincide with the release, we compiled a list of some of the most expensive X-Men figures/statues currently available online, with prices morbidly inflated thanks to resellers getting their hands on limited edition pieces.
Here they are, from least (still coming in at over $1,000) to most expensive. Click right to see them all:
You can still find some of these pieces for cheaper than they're listed above, particularly on collector forums, but due to their limited quantities, they're likely to get even more expensive - and even more limited - as time goes on.
On this week's Xbox show, we analyze the very credible new Xbox Slim and Xbox Next rumors. Will Oculus come along for the ride? What will it be called? How much will it cost? We discuss. Plus: how Doom's excellence may have saved id Software, what's next for that studio, and more!
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Brace yourselves: E3 2016 is nearly upon us. From June 12-16, the entire gaming industry will converge on Los Angeles to showcase the biggest games that we’ll be playing for 2016 and beyond. We’ve been updating our Games of E3 List whenever news drops, but now we’re going to go even deeper. Every day leading up to the show, we’re going to highlight one of the biggest games that we hope to see more of at E3. Up today: Battlefield 1!
Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below.
The Path closed out its first season in a fairly quiet and mysterious fashion as Eddie began experiencing visions similar to the ones he had during his ill-fated Peru retreat. And with this more-defined tilt into the supernatural - which began last week with Alison's husband's journal - the series has now made a big move toward turning the number one doubter/denier into the movement's next true prophet.
A reluctant one though, hopefully. I'd hate to see Eddie fully give into these dreams and return to the fold so openly. He needs to fight this, kicking and screaming. Especially now that Sarah seems to be aligned with Cal's methods of bulls*** and deception. For a moment, she seemed thoroughly shaken by Cal's half-assed explanation regarding Steve not showing up because he'd become pure light, but by the end, after she caught Cal in his big wicked lie about Silas, she seemed more ready to grab the scepter and become the leader of a movement of her own design. With Cal under her thumb perhaps given all she knows about him now.
Following this morning's report, more information is streaming in regarding Microsoft's two new Xbox One models the company will reportedly release over the next two years.
One of Microsoft's new consoles—codenamed project Scorpio—will be four times as powerful as the current Xbox One model, a source told Polygon. The second console, which is reportedly a "slimmed down version of the current hardware," will also receive a controller redesign.
In Kotaku's earlier Xbox One report, it was said the smaller, cheaper Xbox One console would release this year, and contain a 2TB hard drive. This console is expected to be revealed at this year's E3. Polygon's source reported the announcement was prompted, "among other things," by Sony's speedy timeline for its upgraded PlayStation 4.
Mirror's Edge is the latest in a long line of video game series to receive a television adaptation.
As reported by Deadline, Endemol Shine Studios has acquired the rights to adapt EA DICE's first-person series onto the small screen. This news comes shortly prior to the release of Mirror's Edge Catalyst, which releases June 7 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
“We clearly see Mirror’s Edge as a franchise for the global TV audience,” said Sharon Hall, President of Endemol Shine Studios. “It has a strong female protagonist, a wildly rabid fan base and a worldwide brand that Electronic Arts and EA DICE have done an amazing job establishing.”
Marvel is making the unprecedented move of publishing two simultaneous, ongoing Captain America comics from the same writer. With both Steve Rogers and Sam Wilson sharing the mantle of Captain America, perhaps that's the only way to give each hero his proper due. But with a creative team as strong as this one, does Marvel really need an excuse to launch a new series?
Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 builds very closely on the events of the Avengers: Standoff crossover. Perhaps a little too closely, as this issue's main flaw is its predictable structure. This is a fairly standard first chapter, as writer Nick Spencer introduces the characters, re-establishes Steve's status quo and sets the stage for bigger conflicts to come. There's a pretty heavy dose of exposition-driven narration, which wouldn't be quite so bad if Spencer's Standoff chapters didn't also go out of their way to recap recent events in Cap's world. Appealing to new readers is all fine and well, but at some point you have to trust that they'll be able to dive into the pool and stay afloat on their own.
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This week Marty "Agent Cody Banks" Sliva, Brian "Cheaper by the Dozen 2" Altano, Alanah "That One Episode of Community" Pearce, and Andrew "Lizzie McGuire: The Movie: The Game" Goldfarb sit down and chat about the future of Naughty Dog, Rockstar's next game(s), Yooka-Laylee, and what life was like back in cowboy times.
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This week, Miranda, Kallie, Meghan, and Mike talk about why it's not weird to have a waifu or husbando. We share our biggest crushes, debate this season's Best Girl, and discuss why there's no "Best Boy." Let us know who are your favorites!
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Rila Fukushima—of The Wolverine and Arrow—will reportedly join Scarlett Johansson in DreamWorks Pictures' Ghost in the Shell.
The Hollywood Reporter says the Japanese actress has joined the cast, but has no details regarding her specific role. The live-action adaptation of the popular manga centers on Johansson's special ops cyborg character, "the Major," who leads an elite task force called Section 9.
Rila Fukushima in The Wolverine
Note: this is a review for the first season of Lady Dynamite, which recently debuted on Netflix. I'll discuss basic details about the plot and characters but avoid any major spoilers.
Lady Dynamite, the latest addition to the ever-growing lineup of original content on Netflix, features a popular comedian, Maria Bamford, starring in a semi-autobiographical series based on her life and stand-up routines. Than concept in itself sounds anything but remarkable. Between Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Louie and the new wave of Netflix comedies like Master of None, it seems no comedian's career is complete without going through this phase. But it's not long into Lady Dynamite's first season that it becomes apparent how truly wacky and wonderful the show truly is.
A new type of Stormtrooper was revealed today in the new key art for the upcoming Star Wars Celebration in London. Additionally, a new type of AT-AT, the AT-ACT was also revealed.
Also in the art is a better look at the Deathtroopers seen in the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer.
The AT-ACT is an abbreviation of "all-terrain armored cargo transport." The reveal came as part of the starwars.com weekly Star Wars show.
The Shoretrooper joins a long list of Stormtroopers already in the official Star Wars canon.
MGS V: The Phantom Pain was one of last year's very best games (we gave it a rare 10 out of 10), and Amazon currently has used PS4 copies going for only $24. If you must have a new copy, those are only $30 as well, but they are backordered, so you might be waiting a few days for your supply drop.
How does Far Harbor stack up to Fallout 4's main quest? Jared, Miranda, and Brendan talk about the open structure and moral ambiguity of the new DLC, plus fog, monsters, and of course a little Undertale. Enjoy your apocalypse!
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The focus is on Braavos and King's Landing in the latest batch of Game of Thrones imagery.
HBO has released six new photos from Season 6, episode 6 "Blood of My Blood." It seems like Margaery Tyrell's trial is imminent, as the High Sparrow brings her out of her dark cell and into the light in front of the Sept of Baelor. Also in the images are stills of Jaime Lannister and Tommen Baratheon.
On the other side of the world, the Girl Formerly Known as Arya Stark seems to be enjoying a performance by the mummers, while viewers get a new photo of Lady Crane. There's also a still of Daenerys Targaryen and Daario Naharis looking pretty pleased together as they seemingly lead the Dothraki to Meereen.
Welcome back to IGN's History of Awesome - a year-long look back at all the coolest and most influential games, movies, TV shows, comic books, toys, and tech that have shaped pop culture, and shaped the lives of an entire generation. Up this week is 2009, the year of great video game sequels: Uncharted 2, Modern Warfare 2, Assassin's Creed 2, and Left 4 Dead 2. It was an awesome year for other games, too, like Batman: Arkham Asylum and Minecraft.
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Earlier this week, Bungie issued its latest emergency patch for Destiny, fixing an exploit in which players could receive unlimited heavy weapon ammo.
The developer cancelled its scheduled Trials of Osiris event and put its weekly Iron Banner on hold until the issue could be resolved. With Destiny all patched up, Bungie has granted Lord Saladin clearance in the Tower. Destiny's Iron Banner event is live now and will run until the next weekly reset, which typically happens every Tuesday morning at 2am PT.
Players who participate in the event's playlist—which, this week, is Control—can earn a bunch of new weapons and armor pieces. Gauntlets, chest pieces, sidearms, and fusion rifles are available from Lord Saladin and as post-match drops. Exclusive armor is available for PlayStation 4 users.
The Americans has been renewed for two final seasons, FX Productions has announced.
The series will receive a 13-episode fifth season next year, which will be followed by a concluding 10-episode sixth season in 2018. In addition, the network has closed new deals with series showrunners and executive producers Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields to create their next project.