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Happy Pokémon Day 2020 February 27, 2020

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Hello Pokémon trainers, Happy Pokémon Day 2020! Today is the anniversary of the release of the original Pokémon games in Japan. To celebrate, a few events are taking place across the various games.

First off, here’s a reveal of the newest Mythical Pokémon coming to Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield.

Pokémon Go players will have an easier time finding Eevee and Pikachu with special party hats. However these Pokémon will not evolve so keep that in mind. You might also find five-star raids for a special Armored Mewtwo!

Finally, Netflix has released the CG remake of the first Pokémon movie, Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution! Here’s the newest trailer.

Pokémon Go is out now for Android and iOS Smartphones and tablets. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are out now for the Nintendo Switch.

Xbox One Feb 2020 Update Releasing February 25, 2020

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Xbox One owners will likely be greeted with a “Please Update Your Console” notification by the end of this week because Microsoft has announced they are releasing a new system update for the console and you can get it starting today!

The Feb 2020 update has been in testing for some time now. Early reviews say it is currently much faster and easier to use than the current interface. Personally, I would just like an update where my expanded memory drive (and all the content on it) is recognized seamlessly as soon as the console starts up.

As of the time this is written it doesn’t look like Microsoft is forcing this update on anyone yet, but a notification to install it has started appearing in everyone’s home menu. Remember, if you don’t update it early by choice, Microsoft WILL force you to update it later and you won’t be able to play your games online until it is updated.

Microsoft Reveals Smart Delivery for Xbox Series X Console February 24, 2020

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Players on the fence about trading in their Xbox One or Xbox 360 for the Xbox Series X can breathe a little easier right now. Microsoft has just revealed some new technical capacities of their next console, the Xbox Series X, and players who owned older Xbox software will have a lot to be happy about if they purchase it.

Xbox Series X will be fully backwards compatible with all previous Xbox game purchases, either by disc or digital. You will just need to download the most recent version of the game from Xbox Live before you start playing. The best part is, Smart Delivery will ensure that regardless of what game you put in your system, you will automatically download the best optimized version of the game for the console you’re using. That is an ENORMOUS deal if you’re a Xbox One console player who doesn’t plan to buy the Series X at launch.

What does that mean in plain English? Well, if you buy a multiplatform first-party Microsoft game, like Halo: Infinite for example, your purchase will work natively on the Xbox One AND the Xbox Series X. Microsoft has promised ALL their first party games will support this method the first year the Series X is out and they’re encouraging third-party publishers to do the same. The first CONFIRMED case of a third-party publisher taking them up on that offer is CYBERPUNK 2077!

This is enormous news and means great things are in store for Xbox gamers whether they decide to take the plunge and buy the Series X at launch or wait on it and continue to use their Xbox One for the time being.

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order Music Video February 23, 2020

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EA has occasionally created original music to complement their major game releases. You have to look no further than “Still Alive (Theme from Mirror’s Edge)” for the best possible example of that. Now, EA has released a music video for an original song they produced for the multiplatform megabit Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Take it away!

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is out now for PC, Xbox One and PS4.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Direct February 20, 2020

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Animal Crossing fans have been waiting for news about the next game since it was first revealed last year. The hope was that news about the game would be included in an upcoming Nintendo Direct. Now, Nintendo surprised everyone by having an entire Nintendo Direct revolve around previewing Animal Crossing on Switch. Check it out!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is coming March 20th 2020 exclusively to the Nintendo Switch.

Building a Spartan – Making Master Chief’s Armor February 20, 2020

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What goes into replicating something as iconic as the Master Chief’s armor from the Halo franchise? 343 Industries released they needed a Master Chief suit ready for this year. Since all of the previous suits they were made could no longer be used, that meant they had to make an all-new one.

Here’s a ten minute video on how they made a brand-new Master Chief armor in glorious 4K!

Halo Infinite is coming Holiday 2020 to PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X.

How to Use Sony PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset February 19, 2020

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We are back with a brand-new How To video for you guys. Sony’s PlayStation Gold Headset is a perfect companion to the PlayStation VR headset, and can be a great way to get 3D sound out of the PS4 without the need of buying an expensive surround sound amplifier.

But how do you set this headset up and what’s the best way to use it? Watch the video below and we will show you everything you need to know to get the best out of the PlayStation Gold Headset!

Pokemon: Twilight Wings Episode 2 February 19, 2020

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The second episode of the new online-exclusive animated Pokémon series, Twilight Wings, has been released. Take a look!

Just a reminder, Pokémon HOME is out now to download for free on Android, iOS and Nintendo Switch.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Opening Cinematic February 14, 2020

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We are just a few months away from the release of Final Fantasy VII Remake, a game that players have been years waiting to play. To celebrate its upcoming release, Square Enix has released its opening cinematic. People who played the original game might need to sit down for this one.

Final Fantasy VII Remake is coming April 2020 for the PS4.

Marvel’s Avengers Preorder Trailer February 13, 2020

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Since it’s delay, we’ve been waiting on pins and needles to hear anything new about the upcoming multiplaform game, Marvel’s Avengers. Today, they’ve released this new preorder trailer and made some grand announcements. Take a look.

Players who preorder the game’s Deluxe Edition will be entitled to 72-hour access to the game prior to its release. There will also be exclusive skins, emotes and goodies offered by various retailers.

If the Deluxe Edition isn’t big enough for you, consider checking out the Earth’s Mightiest Edition. It includes an exclusive Pin, Iron Man blueprints, Black Widow’s belt buckle, a Hulk Bobblehead, and a scale statue of Captain America.

Marvel’s Avengers is coming September 4th, 2020 to PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Stadia.