Fortnite Streamer Showdown: Runjdrun vs Sam Bashor

Thanks to a little known holiday called Thanksgiving, IGN Plays Live: Streamer Showdown returns a day early.

This Wednesday, November 21, starting at 4pm PT/7pm ET Sydnee Goodman pits Comedian and YouTuber Runjdrun against Only Stupid Answer’s Sam Bashor.


As always, you can watch right here on the front page of, or you can find us on YouTubeTwitch, and Mixer.

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Battlefield V Review

Welcome, Battlefield fans! Now that we’ve taken in-depth looks at the single-player and multiplayer sides of Battlefield V, it’s time for our final overview and verdict. For the full picture, make sure to check out each part.

While it’s absolutely a massive and addictive shooter, there’s little question in my mind that Battlefield V launched well before it was ready. Between the brevity and lack of gameplay variety in the single-player campaign, the problems that arise when playing anything other than Conquest on certain maps, and perhaps most troubling of all, the frequent and sometimes game-breaking bugs are all issues that seem like they could be solved with a couple more months of development time.

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Warframe Review – Switch Update

There aren’t many games that make me feel as cool as Warframe does when I’m bullet-jumping through the air at breakneck speeds. While this free-to-play co-op shooter has wildly outgrown its original “space ninja” reputation since it first came out in 2013 – adding open-world areas, deep story missions, and even a hoverboard with a Tony Hawk-style scoring system – it’s the way it makes everything you do feel fast, powerful, and just plain awesome that keeps me coming back to its almost-endless well of loot.

Warframe is a dense game – a tangled ball of yarn made up of almost six years of updates, additions, system reworks, and content drops. Its different bits and pieces overlap and twist together in a way that can make it overwhelming to even think about trying to untangle it all, but it also means that there’s an almost inconceivable amount of deep and often extremely entertaining content to discover once you do.

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Telltale: 14 Major Developments Since the Studio’s Closure

Last updated on 11/19.

On September 21, renowned narrative-driven game studio Telltale Games initiated a “majority studio closure” by laying off the vast majority of its staff. Soon after, CEO Pete Hawley announced a team of 25 employees would remain on board to “fulfill the company’s obligations to its board and partners.” While Telltale hasn’t officially commented on the specifics of those obligations, reports indicated the remaining team was set to complete development on Minecraft: Story Mode for Netflix. However, according to former Telltale narrative designer Rachel Noel on Twitter, those remaining employees have now been laid off as well.

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Voice Actor Claims Mortal Kombat 11 Is on the Way

A new Mortal Kombat project, possibly Mortal Kombat 11, is in the works, according to a pair of tweets by Spanish-language voice actor José Eduardo Garza Escudero.

First reported by Game Informer, Escudero says he had originally been tapped by localization company Pink Noise Studios to be the Spanish language voice of Mortal Kombat characters Kung Lao and Reptile in a new game. Pink Noise, however, ultimately removed Escudero from the roles, and the actor took to Twitter to talk about it.

“Well finally I confirm that the ‘professionals’ of Pink Noise decided to remove my characters from Mortal Kombat 11,” reads a Google translation of Escudero’s tweet. “How sad that a company that wanted a lot ends up making decisions that affect both you, the consumers. Goodbye Kung Lao and Reptile.”

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Square Enix Has Completed Development on Kingdom Hearts 3

At long last, Square Enix has finished development on Kingdom Hearts 3, the publisher announced on Twitter today.

“I’m proud to unveil an extended version of the trailer that’s been playing in NA cinemas. And guess what? We’ve wrapped up development of Kingdom Hearts 3!” reads a tweet Square attributed to Director Tetsuya Nomura. “If you haven’t had the chance yet, now would be a good time to prep by playing 1.5+2.5 & 2.8. See you next month!”

The trailer Nomura mentioned can be seen above. In it, Kingdom Hearts 3 protagonists Sora, Donald, Goofy, and more can be seen teaming up and facing off against various Disney heroes and villains from movies like Frozen and Pirates of the Caribbean.

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Here Are the Top 10 Best-Selling Exclusives Since 1995

The NPD Group has revealed the top 10 best-selling exclusives in the U.S. since 1995, and Nintendo holds all 10 spots. You can find each title’s North American release date in the gallery below.

Revealed by NPD analyst Mat Piscatella, the list ranks the games based on dollar sales and, from January 1995 to September 2018, it’s an all Nintendo list with seven Wii titles, two Nintendo DS titles, and one N64 title.

The top 10 best-selling exclusives since 1995 are as follows;

We’re Streaming Two Hours of Battlefield 5 Tomorrow on IGN Plays Live

It’s time for war once again, as we jump back into Battlefield V’s multiplayer on IGN Plays Live.

Join us tomorrow as we stream two hours of DICE’s latest from 1-3pm PT/4-6pm ET/9-11pm UK (Wednesday, November 21, from 6-8am AET).


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10 Big Changes from Pokemon Yellow to Pokemon: Let’s Go

It’s been 20 years since the launch of Pokemon Yellow in Japan, and in that time the creature-collecting franchise has evolved quite a bit. Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu and Let’s Go, Eevee revisit the enhanced, Pikachu-focused take on Pokemon Red and Blue, and while Game Freak’s remake is largely faithful to the Game Boy classic, not everything’s the same.

Here are 10 big changes from Pokemon Yellow to Pokemon: Let’s Go.

Pokemon Go Park

Much of Kanto in Let’s Go is a spruced up version of what you remember from Pokemon Yellow, but fans will spot several changes to the overworld—some big and others small. Most noteworthy is the Safari Zone north of Fuchsia City, which is no longer an explorable area where you can capture Pokemon. In Let’s Go, it’s essentially an entryway to Pokemon Go Park, an entirely new area where you can import your creatures from Pokemon Go.

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