Complete Guide to Steins;Gate Elite’s Preorder Bonuses

Complete Guide to Steins;Gate Elite’s Preorder Bonuses

Initiate the time paradox. By Chris Reed If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. The original Steins;Gate is a time-warping visual novel-style game that launched in Japan in 2009 before coming to the rest of the world in English in…
Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son Announced for VR

Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son Announced for VR

“Phil? Phil Jr.? Don’t tell me you don’t recognize old Ned the Head!" By Colin Stevens Sony Pictures Virtual Reality has announced Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son, a VR game that is set 26 years after the famous Harold Ramis film starring Bill Murray. Developed by Tequila Works, the makers of Rime, the game…
Warner Bros. “Less Focused” on DC Shared Universe Now Thanks to Aquaman’s Success

Warner Bros. “Less Focused” on DC Shared Universe Now Thanks to Aquaman’s Success

The DCU has finally figured out water it's doing.... By Shabana Arif Talking to THR, Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich has said that the studio has "turned a corner" when it comes to the DC shared universe thanks to Aquaman's success. "We all feel like we've turned a corner now. We're playing by…
New Ghostbusters Film’s Main Characters Are Reportedly Children

New Ghostbusters Film’s Main Characters Are Reportedly Children

I ain’t afraid of no kids. By Hope Corrigan Rumors have surfaced suggesting the main characters in the newly announced Ghostbusters film will be children. We Got This Covered reports that two of the main characters in this sequel to the original movies will be kids. Reportedly, they will be a 13-year-old boy and a…
Action Comics #1000 Was the Top-Selling Comic of 2018

Action Comics #1000 Was the Top-Selling Comic of 2018

The Man of Steel beats all challengers to the throne. By Jesse Schedeen Diamond Comics recently revealed the best-selling comics and graphic novels of 2018. Superman proved to be the mightiest hero of them all, as Action Comics #1000 beat out all challengers to become the top-selling comic of 2018. According to Comichron's estimates, Action…
Every IGN Mortal Kombat Review

Every IGN Mortal Kombat Review

Remember which MK game scored a 2.0? By Dan Stapleton Mortal Kombat has been gruesomely dismembering fighters since 1992 – four years before IGN was around. With the reveal of Mortal Kombat 11 (which, shockingly, is not actually the 11th Mortal Kombat game) we're looking back over all 30 reviews IGN has published. Interestingly, the…
It Doesn’t Matter That Spider-Man’s Trailer Spoils Avengers: Endgame

It Doesn’t Matter That Spider-Man’s Trailer Spoils Avengers: Endgame

Resurrection is just the beginning of a new chapter for Spider-Man. By Jesse Schedeen It took a bit longer than expected, but the first trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home has hit the Internet. The good news is that fans have their first look at the next chapter of Peter Parker's journey in the MCU.…
Captain Marvel: New Character Posters Revealed

Captain Marvel: New Character Posters Revealed

Goose the cat has never looked better. By Adam Bankhurst Many of the characters in the upcoming Captain Marvel film have received new posters and, thankfully, Goose the cat is one of them. You can see all ten posters below, including Brie Larson as Captain Marvel, Samuel L. Jackson as a younger Nick Fury, Clark…
Onimusha: Warlords Review

Onimusha: Warlords Review

Collecting Demon's souls. By Seth G. Macy If you've ever caught yourself wondering if PS2 games still hold up, I suggest picking up a copy of Onimusha: Warlords. For all intents and purposes, it's exactly the same as it was when it first released in 2001, but that’s not necessarily a good thing in 2019.…
The Early Days of Blizzard With Co-Founder Allen Adham

The Early Days of Blizzard With Co-Founder Allen Adham

From RPM Racing through to World of Warcraft. By Kosta Andreadis It’s been an interesting time for Blizzard of late. 2018 was particularly turbulent, with a lot of changes within the company, from the departure of long-running president and co-founder Mike Morhaime, through to shake-ups on other teams, such as major turnover on Hearthstone’s Team…
Resident Evil 2 Starts 2019 on a High Note

Resident Evil 2 Starts 2019 on a High Note

IGN's weekly PlayStation show discusses its RE2 excitement. By Jonathon Dornbush 2019 is kicking off with a few tentpole releases in January alone, including the remake of Resident Evil 2. On this week's episode of IGN's weekly PlayStation show, Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush, along with Lucy O"Brien and Brian Altano, break down why they're excited…
‘There Should Be a Sequel’ to The Social Network, Says Aaron Sorkin

‘There Should Be a Sequel’ to The Social Network, Says Aaron Sorkin

"A lot of very interesting, dramatic stuff has happened since the movie ends." By Brian Barnett Aaron Sorkin, writer on the 2010 film, The Social Network, says "there should be a sequel." According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sorkin said, "I know a lot more about Facebook in 2005 than I do in 2018 - but…
Arrow Switches Time Slots, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Gets CW Premiere Date

Arrow Switches Time Slots, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Gets CW Premiere Date

By Colin Stevens The CW’s spring premiere dates have been released, and we have updates on when Arrow and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will be airing. Per E News, Legends of Tomorrow will be swapping time slots with Arrow and will have its midseason premiere on Monday, April 1 at 8pm. Meanwhile, Arrow will begin…
Captain Marvel’s New Series Lacks Focus

Captain Marvel’s New Series Lacks Focus

Carol Danvers is searching for her place in the Marvel U. By Jesse Schedeen At least as far back as the 2005 Ms. Marvel series, there's been a clear desire on Marvel's part to elevate Carol Danvers into one of the premier heroes of the Marvel Universe. In that time, we've seen her take up…
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Script Was a Game in Itself

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Script Was a Game in Itself

"[The script] was very, very confusing to read in its physical form." By Joe Skrebels It's pretty common to hear actors talking about the first time they read a script for a project, but you generally don't hear about them playing one. Black Mirror's one-off interactive episode, Bandersnatch, required a different approach for its actors…
HBO Boss Has Seen Game of Thrones’ Final Six Episodes: ‘I’m in Awe’

HBO Boss Has Seen Game of Thrones’ Final Six Episodes: ‘I’m in Awe’

"I’ve watched them twice without any CGI and I’m in awe." By Adam Bankhurst HBO CEO Richard Plepler has seen a rough cut of the final six episodes of Game of Thrones and he is "in awe" of them, even without any CGI. Plepler spoke to Variety during HBO's post-Golden Globes party last night and…
Batman Solo Movie Could Reportedly Start Shooting in November

Batman Solo Movie Could Reportedly Start Shooting in November

Still no confirmation of Ben Affleck’s status as Batman. By Colin Stevens Reports indicate that Matt Reeves’ The Batman will begin shooting in November. Per The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision newsletter (via Batman News), it appears this solo flick is likely to begin filming by November 2019. THR’s Aaron Couch and Borys Kit discussed the news, with…
Daily Deals: Score a 55″ Samsung QLED 4K TV for $699

Daily Deals: Score a 55″ Samsung QLED 4K TV for $699

20% off Gloomhaven (Number 1 Ranked Board Game), The Division and Yakuza 0 for PC for $12, Super Mario Kart, Octopath Traveler, ARMS, Splatoon 2, or Hyrule Warriors for $42 Each, and More. Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter. By Eric Song and IGN Staff Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for…
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: 7 Awesome Costume Origins

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: 7 Awesome Costume Origins

Seven stories behind some of the more interesting palette swaps and special outfits. By Jared Petty Smash Brothers digs deep into the celebrated lore of Nintendo. Half the fun of playing Smash is unearthing every reference, nod, and homage buried in the myriad stages and assist trophies. No opportunity to celebrate the legacy of the…
Star Wars: Episode IX: Carrie Fisher’s Brother ‘Thrilled’ With Leia Footage

Star Wars: Episode IX: Carrie Fisher’s Brother ‘Thrilled’ With Leia Footage

"It’s going to look like it was meant to be. Like it was shot yesterday.” By Adam Bankhurst According to Todd Fisher, brother of the late Carrie Fisher, the unused footage of Leia Organa from Star Wars: The Force Awakens that will potentially be used in Star Wars: Episode IX is substantial and looks "like…
Kevin Smith Begins Pre-Production on Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

Kevin Smith Begins Pre-Production on Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

"I feel good today, Silent Bob." By Colin Stevens Kevin Smith, aka Silent Bob, has announced that he’s in the early stages of development with the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Revealed via Twitter, Smith says a “pre-pre-production” meeting for the film was held on the first day of the year. He followed this up…
Dark Souls Studio Working on 2 Unannounced Games

Dark Souls Studio Working on 2 Unannounced Games

The studio's president teases two "[From Software]-esque" games. By Jordan Sirani Dark Souls developer From Software has two unannounced games currently in development, according to studio president Hidetaka Miyazaki. Speaking with 4Gamer (via Gematsu), Miyazaki teased both games are "[From Software]-esque," adding the studio needs "a little more time" before it discusses any further details. While those…
Marvel’s Oscar Hopes May Not Be With Black Panther Anymore

Marvel’s Oscar Hopes May Not Be With Black Panther Anymore

By Witney Seibold Marvel Studios' Black Panther is nominated for three Golden Globes including Best Motion Picture – Drama. This nomination certainly has Marvel fans a little excited, as until that point, it seemed as if much of Black Panther's odds of making it to the Academy Awards were slimming. Black Panther is still perhaps…
What Rampage and Tomb Raider Understood That Other Game Movies Didn’t

What Rampage and Tomb Raider Understood That Other Game Movies Didn’t

Tomb Raider and Rampage understood something about video games that other film adaptations didn't. By Witney Seibold It hardly needs reiterating that major studio feature films based on popular video games have been roundly rejected by audiences and critics pretty much since the mid-1990s. For the longest time, 1995's Mortal Kombat and 2002's Resident Evil…
Scientists Have Discovered a New Material Called Black Silver

Scientists Have Discovered a New Material Called Black Silver

Do Stark and Banner know about this? By Jessie Wade Researchers in Singapore have engineered a new material called Black Silver, that has potential for applications such as solar energy conversion to biomolecule detectors, reported by Science Daily. Black Silver is an inexpensive, nanomaterial that interacts with visible and infrared light and was developed by…
16 Mortal Kombat 11 Guest Characters We Want As DLC

16 Mortal Kombat 11 Guest Characters We Want As DLC

By Max Scoville While the Mortal Kombat series has never been shy about taking inspiration from popular culture, the last two NetherRealm games have really gone out of their way to include characters from other universes as DLC. Mortal Kombat X’s DLC included a handful of horror icons like Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, The Predator, and…
20 of the Dumbest Transformers Movie Moments

20 of the Dumbest Transformers Movie Moments

Check all higher level brain function at the door. By Adam DiLeo With Bumblebee hitting theaters -- a movie which we liked, by the way -- we figured it was time to revisit the dumbest Transformers movie moments. Read on for the best of the dumbest! The Transformers films are box office gold, of that there…
Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4) – Silver Lining DLC Review

Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4) – Silver Lining DLC Review

By Jonathon Dornbush Insomniac saved the best for last: Spider-Man: Silver Lining is what I wanted the first two chapters of The City That Never Sleeps DLC to be. Great character work across the board is not only fun in the moment but raises intriguing, farther-reaching implications for the story. And with diverse missions and…
New Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Teaser Could Hint at Gameplay Mechanics

New Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Teaser Could Hint at Gameplay Mechanics

Warning: Riderless Nimbus alert. By Colin Stevens Niantic, the developers behind Pokemon Go, have released a brief teaser for its upcoming game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. While at first the footage might seem a bit random and out of place, there are a few hints it might give about exactly what this magical mobile game…
Hellboy Trailer Breakdown with David Harbour

Hellboy Trailer Breakdown with David Harbour

David Harbour walks us through the Hellboy trailer! By Terri Schwartz The first trailer for Hellboy has officially dropped, and there are plenty of amazing Easter eggs hidden inside. That's why IGN teamed up with star David Harbour to exclusively break down all the secrets and Easter eggs tucked away. Watch our full trailer breakdown…