Super Meat Boy Dev May Be Working On a Metroidvania

Don’t get too excited, but the developer of Super Meat Boy may be working on some sort of metroidvania game, though it would still be years away. Earlier today, a tweet from the official Team Meat Twitter account showed the developer excited about playing Metroid: Samus Returns. Another Twitter user…

Why Canceled Fallout 3 Project Was Never Finished

Before making Fallout: New Vegas at Obsidian Entertainment, game director Josh Sawyer served as the lead designer on the canceled Fallout 3 project that was in development at Black Isle Studios. Speaking to IGN, Sawyer shared a few details about the abandoned game, including why it ultimately never game to fruition….

Picross S for Nintendo Switch Announced

Nintendo’s long-running puzzle series is making its way to the Nintendo Switch with Picross S — and you won’t have to wait long to play it. Developer Jupiter has announced, via Eurogamer, that Picross S will be released for the Switch on September 28 for $7.99. Picross S promotional art…

Fallout: New Vegas Dev Wanted to Include Wedding Scene

Fallout: New Vegas director Josh Sawyer has revealed a hilarious Vegas-style wedding scene he wanted to include in Obsidian’s post-apocalyptic action RPG. “There’s a character in the game named Cass—and she’s a hard drinking lady—and we had this idea of her and the courier getting into this drinking match and…

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Review

Some rats won’t listen to reason. Just the other day, I met one at the top of a flight of stairs who asked me if the zombie-like creatures crucified below us were any danger to him, and I assured him they most certainly were. But the punk got it in…

Marvel vs Capcom vs X-men

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN’s weekly video game talk show. This week we’re discussing Marvel vs Capcom Infinite, Tomb Raider, Monster Hunter World, and more. Watch the video above or download the podcast below. Download Game Scoop! Episode 452 Or subscribe in iTunes and never miss an episode. Subscribe…

Nier: Automata Passes 2 Million Copies Shipped

Worldwide shipments and digital sales for Nier: Automata have now exceeded the 2 million mark. This is the latest milestone from Platinum Games’ critically acclaimed action RPG. In May, Square Enix announced shipments and digital sales of Nier: Automata eclipsed 1.5 million units worldwide. The game is currently available on Steam at a 35% discount until September…

Pokemon’s Newest App Is Adorable and Completely Free

Pokemon Playhouse, a brand-new Pokemon app designed for preschoolers, is now available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. The app is completely free of charge, with no in-app purchases. Pokemon Playhouse features an indoor and outdoor environment for kids to explore, Pokemon to encounter, and activities to complete. By engaging…

Heat Signature Review

When you’re a space mercenary, no plan survives contact with the enemy. Heat Signature counts on things going horribly wrong in order to create great moments where your desperate improvisation at least sometimes pays off, against all odds. It happens enough that I’m constantly telling stories about my latest successful…