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Pokemon Go Fest 2022 Announced April 28, 2022

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To mark the first year of Pokémon Go’s release, the game’s developers held a community event to celebrate the game and get players from all over the world to collaborate. Due to the fact the game was extremely popular, the developers discovered hosting the event at a physical in-person venue would have a tendency to overwhelm an area’s ability to even use cell phones. However, over the past two years, Niantic has hosted an (in my opinion) incredibly successful virtual event where players can participate in Go Fest from anywhere in the world! This year, that tradition continues.

Niantic has announced that the 2022 Pokémon Go will take place the weekend of June 4th and June 5th. There will also be a post-event event in August which will be included with the price of the ticket . The mythical Pokémon Shaymin is expected to make an in-game appearance. Tickets are currently on sale through your device’s in-game store for a price of $14.99 US. Like with previous events, purchasing with pokecoins will not be accepted.

For me, the best part of these past few Pokémon Go Fests have been the opportunity for me to play with my friends without having to endure expensive travel. I also appreciated all of the unique goodies, live streams and DIY content that had been offered during the events. Hopefully, that tradition will continue!

Pokémon Go is out now for supported Android and iOS devices.

Splatoon 3 Release Date April 22, 2022

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If you asked me, there was no competitive multiplayer online game that was more fun over the past six years then Splatoon. Originally released on the Wii U (with a sequel that released on the Nintendo Switch) the game series puts you in the sneakers of a team who’s goal is to spread their ink…everywhere!

Now, a third game is coming in this personally beloved series and Nintendo has just released this preview of an actual multiplayer game. Let’s take a look!

Splatoon 3 is coming September 9th, 2022 to Nintendo Switch.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Release Date April 19, 2022

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Nintendo released this official trailer earlier today. I believe it speaks for itself.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is coming July 29, 2022 for the Nintendo Switch.

Xbox Series X Unboxing April 17, 2022

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We’ve nearly finished upgrading all of the equipment here to support the Next Generation consoles. Today, we’re going to look inside the latest and most powerful game system to be made by Microsoft, the Xbox Series X. Let’s take a look under the hood and talk about the game we all plan to play on it, Halo: Infinite.

Nintendo Switch OLED Unboxing April 11, 2022

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Our Unboxings have returned, and we have a big one for you all this morning. We’ve finally been able to make the upgrade to the new OLED Nintendo Switch. What do you say we take a look and see what’s in the box?

Kingdom Hearts IV Announced April 10, 2022

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Twenty years ago, Square Enix teamed up with Disney to create Kingdom Hearts, an RPG franchise where the player travels across all the Disney franchises to save them from the evil heartless. This morning at the 20th Anniversary celebration of Kingdom Hearts, the fourth main game in the incredible franchise was announced. Check it out!

Halo Cookbook Coming April 7, 2022

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Since a turkey dinner found on the floor was included as a health power up, gaming has had a long history featuring food. When I was a teenager, I used to frequent websites like the Gaming Gourmet, which tried to replicate the food found in popular games and provide real-world recipes for them. Sadly, many of those sites are now defunct. However, if you haven’t noticed, there has been an influx of gaming-themed cookbooks. This week, 343 Industries announced they will be publishing their own official Halo Cookbook! To celebrate, here’s a look at Halo: Infinite’s opening cinematic.

Am I the only person who thinks these recipes should be used for a future Outpost Discovery? Regardless, now we can finally learn how to make the MOA Burger! The cookbook is expected to release August 2022. Bring it on!

If you want to learn more about what kind of gaming cookbooks are out there and what recipes you can find in them, check out the reviews by the Youtube channel MisoHungrie.

Halo: Infinite is out now for PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.

Chrono Cross: Radical Dreamers Edition Launches April 7, 2022

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Square Enix has done it. Twenty years after releasing the original game on the PS1, the sequel to the JRPG classic Chrono Trigger has been re-released on modern consoles. Here’s five things you should know about the new release!

Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition is out now for Xbox One, PS4, PC (through Steam) and Nintendo Switch.

State of Unreal 2022 April 5, 2022

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The Unreal Engine has (with good reason) become one of the most important multiplatform tools to assist with modern game development. Now we are seeing the latest from the company with their newest features in Unreal Engine 5, developed to take advantage of all the next generation consoles hardware. Let’s take a look at what’s coming…

Reminder: E3 2022 Cancelled April 2, 2022

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We were exercising our vacation time when this news popped up but I just thought I would relay the news that E3 2022 has been cancelled, completely. There will be no onsite show and no online event to compensate.

When I was first starting off writing about video games back when I was in high school, E3 was a mythical event I aspired to attend like some NFL players wished they could play at the Super Bowl. I even was lucky enough to attend a few of the events myself. However, due to a combination of factors combined with the current world events, E3 has had to scale back their show for the past few years, and the streaming events they held instead of their onsite show has not been as successful as other previously-existing offerings.

E3 intends to return in 2023z