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Danganronpa 1+2 Reload Release Date Revealed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 18:19

Danganronpa 1+2 Reload will launch on March 14 in North America and March 17 in Europe for PS4, NIS America announced.

Reload will feature ports of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, which both originally launched in 2014 for PS Vita in the West. The standard edition will cost $40 while the limited edition, which includes a collector's box, 40-page hardcover art book, 2-disc soundtrack, and other Monokuma related goodies, will cost $60.

Accompanying the announcement, NIS America also launched an official website for the game where you can go to learn more about the Danganronpa franchise and pre-order Reload.

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Female-Led 21 Jump Street Lands Writer-Director - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 17:35

The female-driven 21 Jump Street spinoff has found its writer, and possibly director, in 22 Jump Street scribe Rodney Rothman.

According to Deadline, Rothman recently turned in the latest draft of his script and is being eyed to direct the film that was first reported on in 2015. 21 and 22 Jump Street producer Neal Moritz will reportedly return for the spinoff.

The report also states the Jump Street/Men in Black crossover, MIB23, is still in development, despite Jump Street star Jonah Hill suggesting the crossover probably isn't going to happen back in August. "They’re trying to make all the deals," said Hill, "but it’s kind of impossible with all the Men in Black stuff."

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PC Gear Through the Ages - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 17:00
Today the gaming PC reigns supreme, usually offering the best gaming experience money can buy. But it wasn't always so sexy. No, getting here took a lot of blood, sweat, and very strange controller ideas.

How to Watch The Game Awards 2016 - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 17:00
Find out how you can tune into this year's The Game Awards — and what new games will be showcased during the show.

How To EV Train in Pokemon Sun and Moon - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 17:00
Get under the hood and optimize your Pokemon with Effort Values.

The Phoenix Returns in New Jean Grey Comic - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 17:00
Check out the new details on Jean Grey's first-ever solo series featuring the return of the cosmic fiery bird.

Meet the Teams Competing to be League of Legends' City Champs - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 16:53

Next week, two final teams will compete to take home the title of the first ever League of Legends City Champs champions.

The championship is down to four teams from four cities, with the two best competing on Tuesday, December 6. Currently teams representing Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, and Dallas are in the running for the final showdown.

The City Champs championship is "developed and produced" by Super League Gaming and features amateur League of Legends players from their respective cities.

The Los Angeles Shockwaves, Chicago Force, Miami Menace and Dallas Dynamite are comprised of players who made their team on the local level and are now competing for national glory.

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Game Scoop!: Time to Fly Back to No Man's Sky? - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 16:49

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN's weekly video game talk show. This week we're discussing No Man's Sky, Dishonored 2, Final Fantasy 15, and more. Watch the video above or download the podcast below.

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Sonic the Hedgehog Build-a-Bear Plush Now Available - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 16:26

Build-A-Bear Workshop is now selling a Sonic the Hedgehog plush.

The soft, cuddly Sonic toy is a web exclusive, and he comes with a gold ring accessory and 4-by-6-inch print. Unlike other Build-A-Bear products, Sonic also comes pre-stuffed, and costs $35.

Build-A-Bear Workshop is offering this Sonic the Hedgehog plush for $35 online.

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24" Tall One Punch Man Statue Available For Pre-Order - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 16:13

First 4 Figures announced today that their figure of Saitama from One-Punch Man is available for pre-order.

Standing at 24 inches tall "from the tip of the cape to the base", Saitama is one of the company's biggest Anime statues ever made. Check out the pictures below - click right to see them all:

Saitama comes in full-color packaging, has a hand-numbered base and an authenticity card, and the Exclusive version comes with the extra 'Maji' face. Two interchangeable heads are included.

The regular version is $349.99, but you can get $25 if you use the code 'OPMSR20', and the Exclusive version is $374.99, but you can get $25 off if you use the code 'OPMSX25'.

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Unlocked 273: Our Xbox Holiday Wishes - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:50

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On this week's Xbox show, we ask Santa Spencer for some Xbox gifts as the holiday season gets in full swing. Plus: the Halo TV project returns...sort of, some neat stuff to play in December, and more!

Oh, and Unlocked now has its own snazzy new homepage! Bookmark this:

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An Hour With Inventor and Oculus Co-Founder Jack McCauley - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:45

Oculus co-founder Jack McCauley's fascinating career not only includes VR, but also designing the Guitar Hero controllers, the scrolling mouse wheel, and USB! We talk for an hour about all of it!

If you'd rather listen than watch, here's an audio-only download link.

Here are a couple of clips, first of McCauley explaining how he believes that the future of VR isn't necessarily going to be primarily found in gaming:

And here's McCauley discussing the origins of the scrolling computer mouse wheel, which he originally intended for a very different purpose:

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Daily Deals: Xbox One S With $50 Gift Card, Captain America Risk, Wireless NES Controller - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:16

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone (now is the time to finally break out the holiday music, in case you were wondering), but plenty of deals are still live. No need to hunt them all down, though! We'll be updating this article as deals continue to come and go, so add a bookmark and keep checking back.

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Batman Family Arrives in This LEGO Batman Movie Poster - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:06

A new poster for The LEGO Batman Movie has been revealed, highlighting the upcoming film's varied cast of DC Comics characters.

Over two dozen DC heroes and villains can be seen in the poster, which was posted on iTunes Trailers' Twitter earlier today, including Batman, Robin, Batgirl, Joker, Harley Quinn, Superman, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, and many others.

Image via iTunes Trailers on Twitter

The LEGO Batman Movie hits theaters February 10, with a voice cast that features Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Ralph Fiennes, and Rosario Dawson.

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Rogue One: First Clip Debuted on The Tonight Show - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:04

Jyn Erso apparently knows kung fu in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Actress Felicity Jones talked about her kung fu training for the film on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. And after a short display of her skills, the first Rogue One clip debuted (see below), showing Erso's awesome moves in action.

Jump to 3:10 for the clip

Needless to say, Erso has no problem stopping multiple Stormtroopers in Rogue One.

Early ticket sales for Rogue One aren't topping The Force Awakens, but the Star Wars standalone story is still tracking to open with a $130 million domestic haul.

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December TV Premiere Dates and Info - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:00
What's coming to TV in December, including Justice League Action, Man in the High Castle and Doctor Who's new Christmas special.

The 22 Best Nintendo Gifts this Holiday Season - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:00
Worried about what to get the Nintendo fan in your life? Wii got your back.

The 9 Greatest Star Wars Video Games - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:00
There are hundreds of games based on the Star Wars universe. We've compiled a list of the best.

Mayans MC: FX Orders Pilot for Sons of Anarchy Spinoff - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 14:39

FX has officially ordered a pilot for Mayans MC, the spinoff series to Kurt Sutter's Sons of Anarchy.

Sutter will direct the pilot, the script for which he co-wrote with Elgin James. Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions are producing the pilot, with both Sutter and James on board to executive produce. Production is set to begin this coming March.

Mayans MC takes place in a "post Jax Teller world." The story will center around a man named EZ Reyes, "a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the Cali/Mexi border" who has a thirst for retribution against the cartel.

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Gears of War 4 December Update Brings New Maps and Features - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 14:33

Gears of War 4 is getting a big update on December 6, which will add two new maps, several fixes, new features like a Daily Rewards system, and more.

New maps enter public playlists on December 13 for free, but Season Pass holders will have access early, on December 6. The maps include a district called Speyer that is "a still image of pre-Locust War life," and a military fortress called Glory, complete with a mounted turret overlooking an open courtyard. As a result, the Gridlock and Relic maps will be rotated out of the public playlists for now.

Additional improvements and features include a Daily Rewards system, vertical split-screen for Windows 10, audio/video adjustments, and more.

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