Go Beyond God of War With These Norse Mythology Books

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. God of War is out today, and in case you haven’t heard, it’s a masterpiece. The game is based on and around Norse mythology, and although it takes some liberties, the real-life myths are basically as crazy as they …

‘Football Manager 2018’ ads promote mental health awareness

Football Manager 2018, like previous games in the long-running franchise, is known for being the digital equivalent of crack. But in addition to providing endless hours of entertainment, its loyal UK playerbase may well get something more important out of the José Mourinho simulator. As part of a new NHS initiative, pitch-side advertising boards within the game have begun featuring …

Wave Race Producer Teases Series’ Possible Return

If a recent tease from Wave Race producer Shinya Takahashi is any indication, Nintendo’s jet ski racing franchise may see a revival on Switch. “You may see that game again,” Takahashi told Fandom at the 2018 BAFTAs when asked about the possibility of Wave Race coming to the console. “We have been trying to make many games and that may …

Final Fantasy 14 Companion App and New Story Quests Incoming

Final Fantasy 14 is getting a companion app alongside May’s Under the Moonlight patch, with more content building on the Stormblood expansion. Unfortunately the app isn’t quite as snazzy as Final Fantasy 14 Online GO, the April Fool’s Day prank app that promised to let players mine for materials by smashing their phones into trees and throwing them into rivers. …

Shenmue 1 & 2 Pricing Revealed, Achievements Confirmed on All Platforms

Shenmue 1 & 2 pricing has been confirmed for the North American release, with players able to pick up the “definitive version” of both games for $29.99. It’s also been confirmed the title will support achievements across all platforms. YouTuber Adam Koralik shared the details on Twitter and in a video following his trip to SEGA in Japan. “I’m now allowed …

Kingdom Hearts 3 Mini-Games Unveiled

Kingdom Hearts III will feature a few mini-games inspired by 1980s-era LCD games and classic Mickey Mouse animated shorts. Square Enix unveiled these Classic Kingdom mini-games in a new trailer, which you can view below. The footage shows Sora using a handheld device to play four games in particular: The Barnyard Battle, The Karnival Kid, Giantland, and Musical Farmer. As you …

Persona 3 and 5 Dancing Games Getting SEGA Costumes

Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night are getting a variety of new costumes from popular SEGA franchises. Persona Central reports SEGA announced Virtua Fighter costumes are coming to Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night, and Sonic and Yakuza costumes are coming to Persona 5: Dancing Star Night. The publisher made the announcement during a special stage show for …

Sega Japan teases a mini Genesis coming later in 2018

Along with the rereleases of Shenmue I & II, Sega also showed off its own attempt at retro console loaded with classic games. While knockoff Genesis systems have been easy to find, the success of Nintendo’s miniaturized NES and SNES may have pushed Sega to get serious about nostalgia. MegaDrive Mini is apparently just a tentative name, but it’s also …

‘Gwent’ revamp will help it take on card game rivals

You’d think that CD Projekt Red would have locked in Gwent‘s mechanics with an expected launch just months away, but not so — if anything, it’s ready to toss out what many are already taking for granted. The developer has unveiled a revamp (nicknamed Gwent Homecoming) that could shake up fundamental aspects of the game. The initiative will push for …

SEGA Mega Drive Mini Console Announced

SEGA has unveiled its new Mega Drive Mini console, which will be released in Japan later this year. The console was announced in Japan during the company’s annual SEGA FES event. Details regarding which games will be included in the (tentatively titled) SEGA Mega Drive Mini have not yet been revealed. A photo of the console being held, as well …

SEGA Genesis, Master System Games Coming to Switch

Classic SEGA games from the Genesis and Master System are making their way to Nintendo Switch. During its annual SEGA FES event in Japan, the company announced a new initiative to bring classic games—including Sonic the Hedgehog, Phantasy Star, and Thunder Force 2—to Nintendo’s console under the Sega Ages label. As reported by Polygon, over 15 games from SEGA’s library of …

Sega brings ‘Football Manager Touch 2018’ to Nintendo Switch

It’s officially official: We told you it was coming soon, and now a few days later Football Manager has made its way to the Nintendo Switch. As for which version it is, if you had money on Touch, you’re a winner. Meaning, this is a version of the game that’s the same across Linux, Mac, mobile platforms and PC. The …