Star Wars Battlefront Details Emerge, and So Does a Fan Petition

Star Wars BattlefrontIt’s easier than ever to create a petition these days, which means we end up seeing a lot of petitions for weird, nitpicky stuff. While this is far from the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen, a new petition launched just a few hours ago to convince EA Games to add content to the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront.

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Bloodborne and Rack N Ruin Both Rely Heavily on Permanence

Bloodborne Hemwick GateRight off the bat, I’m going to admit that I’m comparing two very different games to one another. The similarities I’ve noticed are almost certainly due to the fact that I spent the past few weeks playing Bloodborne and Rack N Ruin and not much else.

But the most interesting connection I’ve noticed between the two is that, in both games, progression is often based on the idea of permanence. (I’ll call this your “gameplay footprint.”)

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Black Ops 3 Has Been Confirmed

Black Ops 3 RevealIt’s official: The next Call of Duty game is Black Ops 3.

This piece of information should surprise no one, especially those of us who have been following the series for ages, but it’s cool nonetheless. In fact, It’s downright incredible.

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Bloodborne – How to Beat Rom, the Vacuous Spider, at Moonside Lake

Bloodborne Rom the Vacuous SpiderRom, the Vacuous Spider, is just one of Bloodborne‘s phenomenally designed bosses. Not only does this one require a bit of strategy, but the Moonside Lake setting is stunningly gorgeous to look at.

If you’ve been struggling on this one (she can be pretty tough), here’s a walkthrough that will hopefully make things easier for you.

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Bloodborne Is Almost the Sleepy Hollow Game I’ve Always Wanted

Bloodborne Hemwick GateI’m a huge fan of Sleepy Hollow.

No, I don’t mean the Fox TV series, nor do I mean the Tim Burton movie. In fact, I don’t even mean the old Disney cartoon The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, though that’s certainly the superior version of the three I’ve mentioned. I’m actually referring to the original short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving, first published way back in 1820.

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Nintendo Is in It for the Long Haul with Its Big-Name Titles

Mario Kart 8Nintendo isn’t exactly known for supporting their games over the long term. Until recently, just about any first-party title they burned onto a disc would remain unchanged for eternity — no DLC, no patches, no support whatsoever.

Long-term support for video games after launch is no new thing in the industry. Just look at blockbusters like The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Grand Theft Auto V as examples of this. But Nintendo has always seemed overly hesitant to release post-game content for its own major titles.

But the latest Nintendo Direct is evidence that this is changing.

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Why Are Splatoon Amiibo Figures Something I Want So Badly?

Splatoon AmiiboCollecting amiibo figures is probably my most expensive habit right now. Every time I draw the line and tell myself that I’m finally done buying more, Nintendo announces a brand new wave and I start drooling all over again.

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The Wait for Mario Maker Is Too Long

Mario MakerWhen I was a kid, my friends and I used to draw up the most devious video game levels we could think of. We’d scrawl out our creations in pencil on lined notebook pages, then take turns trying to talk our way through each other’s levels to see if we could solve the puzzles and traverse the nefarious obstacles within.

This was back in the late 1980s, so our creations tended to be heavily inspired by the Mario games.

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Rack N Ruin Enchanter Trophy – How to Enchant the Amulet

Rack n Ruin Enchanted AmuletThe enchanted amulet is a great item to have in Rack N Ruin, because it causes your mana to regenerate over time. There’s also a Trophy for getting the item in the PS4 version of the game, so Trophy hunters will definitely want to seek it out.

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Rack N Ruin Bomb Swatter Trophy

Rack N Ruin Bomb SwatterIn Rack N Ruin, the Bomb Swatter Trophy is insanely easy to get. All you need to do is drop a bomb and then hit it with your sword.

Seriously. That’s all there is to it.

Here’s a video: