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Rise of the Tomb Raider has officially gone gold, meaning that the game's development is fully complete. Darrell Gallagher, Head of Product Development and Western Development at Crystal Dynamics, made the announcement, saying that he and the staff believe it will be a satisfying follow-up to the successful 2013 installment. Make the jump for more details.

A few weeks ago, we learned there was talk of video game voice actors going on strike. The union of voice actors, the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), has now voted on the matter, and the strike has been approved. 96.52% of union members voted in favor of the strike, easily surpassing the 75% minimum requirement.

However, that doesn't mean that there will actually be a strike just yet. Find out more after the jump!

Master0fHyrule, a YouTuber that reviews mods and glitches in Nintendo games, recently posted a video about a custom mod by CaliKingz01 and Leon Exodio that lets you play as Goku from Dragon Ball Z. The mod is available for either Super Smash Bros. Brawl or Project M, and it is one of the most impressive mods I have personally ever seen. Goku's movements are fluid and faithful to the show, and his moveset is massive and entirely unique to his character.

Follow after the jump to check it out!

Nintendo has been teaming up with retailers like GameStop and Best Buy to promote a lot of their recent releases with in-store events, and Tri Force Heroes is up next. The multiplayer-focused Zelda spin-off on Nintendo 3DS will be available to play at select GameStop stores across the country as part of a special demo event. This demo event will take place on Saturday, October 17th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm local time. You can check out a full list of participating locations here.

We've known for a long time now that a mythical Pokémon named Hoopa is headed to the sixth generation of Pokémon games, and today we finally have some new info. The Pokémon Company has announced that UK retailer GAME will be distributing Hoopa in-store between October 23rd and November 5th. Additionally, it has been confirmed that Hoopa will becoming to North America some time later this year, although specifics have not yet been given. You can check out the official announcement and a heaping helping of screenshots by clicking below.

With Super Mario Maker, Nintendo gave Wii U owners the ability to imagine and create their own custom Super Mario Bros. levels, and the possibilities are endless. There are levels that focus on simple fun, levels that play by themselves, levels that serve as remakes of other games, and levels with sanity-breaking difficulty. "P is for Pain" (ID: 7FD3-0000-0095-698B) falls firmly in that last category, requiring players to jump with perfect timing from P-switch to P-switch while avoiding deadly spikes all around. Click below to check it out, and give it a try yourself if you're feeling brave!

Many Splatoon players were running into problems last week when a hacked Octoling surfaced online. Encountering this hacker triggered a glitch that could ruin your save data, and other hackers were spotted after the initial occurrence. If you're worried about encountering this problem in the future, we've got good news, and if you were thinking about trying to hack Splatoon yourself, you might want to hold off.

According to Nintendo World Report, it appears that Nintendo is issuing bans at the system level for anyone caught using unreleased weapons or characters. Hopefully this will prevent players from having their save files ruined in the future.

A popular theory that has been proposed and debated by many fans states that Pokémon Red and Blue take place shortly after a massive and devastating war. Pokémon war theories point to the culture's obsession with training and combat, a perceived shortage of young and middle-aged adults in the land, weak infrastructure, and a single mention of a recent war by Gym Leader Lieutenant Surge.

PBS Digital Studios' "Idea Channel" on YouTube recently tackled this theory, offering a few different perspectives on why people believe this (as well as why people would want to believe it), while also offering counter arguments and explaining why some of the "evidence" used doesn't really work. Click below to check the video out, and let us know what you think of the theory.

Yo-kai Watch, the popular anime/video game series that has been pulling in numbers that rival even Pokémon, is going global. The first season of the anime recently started airing on Disney XD, and Nintendo will be publishing the first video game in North America on November 6th. So just what exactly are Yo-kai? This is the question asked by the latest for the game, and the answer (which is really more like a description of their actions) is revealed in song form. Click below to check it out.

The latest Project X Zone 2 trailer released in celebration of the New York Comic Con, and it is a rather lengthy one. At 12:28 minutes, it shows off its huge variety of characters and their flashy attacks. Not only do the heroes get their time in the sun, but this video also shows the villains mercilessly beat down their opponents. If you want to take a good look at everything the game has to offer, then hit the jump for the trailer! Project X Zone 2 launches on November 12 in Japan, on February 16, 2016 in North America, and on February 19, 2016 in Europe.

After a long wait, the hotly-anticipated Fallout 4 is finally set to launch globally on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Fallout 4 will digitally unlock on November 10, 2015 at 12:00 AM local time in most regions (that's Eastern time for North America), but Asian territories will have to wait until the next day, and Japanese gamers will have to wait until December 17th.

Developer Bethesda Game Studios recently unveiled new details about the game's launch on PC, including file size, minimum specs, and recommended specs. The game's file size will vary a bit by region, but Bethesda says that you'll need between 28GB and 35GB of free space. You can check out the rundown on minimum and recommended specs by clicking below.

Splatoon launched back in May, and the game has been evolving ever since as Nintendo adds new stages, modes, and weapons. Two more ink-blasters are on the way, as Nintendo UK has announced via Twitter that the Custom Range Blaster and the Custom E-litre 3K Scope will both be arriving by tomorrow morning, although that may vary by time zone. Nintendo also released a new batch of screenshots that show off the custom guns in action, and you can check them out by clicking below.

If some of your favorite Game Boy classics haven't been released on Nintendo's 3DS and Wii U eShops yet, you probably shouldn't hold your breath. Publisher Natsume was asked about the chances of their game Tail 'Gator releasing on 3DS Virtual Console, and they replied by stating that Nintendo has moved on from Game Boy games on Virtual Console. Natsume later clarified that they can only confirm that this is true of their games, but Nintendo's support of Game Boy games on Virtual Console has been lacking for quite some time now, so this may be a universal decision.

With September in the rear view mirror, we are now halfway through the fiscal year of April 1st, 2015 - March 31st, 2016. While Sony is dominating the global market with the immensely popular PlayStation 4, Nintendo is still on top in its home company of Japan. Market share data for the first sixth months of the fiscal year is in, and Nintendo games make up 32.1% of software sales on dedicated gaming devices. The next closest publisher is Level-5, trailing behind substantially with 11.9%, followed by Square Enix at 11%. You can check out the top ten by clicking below.

While the physical release dates for Shovel Knight have been announced, Yacht Club Games has unfortunately had to cancel their plans for the Xbox One retail version. Citing "publishing policies on [Xbox One] that are totally beyond [the company's] control," the studio announced the cancellation yesterday (October 8). Elaborating no further on the issue, Yacht Club says they'll "keep fighting" for the release to eventually become a reality, but for now the project is "in indefinite limbo."