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Disney shut down its entire gaming division back in May, including Disney Infinity. The company has now released an official timeline showcasing the gradual shutdown of Disney Infinity's online services, leading to the complete discontinuation of online functionality on March 3, 2017. The scheduled removal of these online features has already begun, as in-game purchases can no longer be made in the PC, Steam, iOS, Android, and Apple TV versions of Disney Infinity 2.0.

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Telltale has been creating critically-acclaimed, story-focused adventure games for a while now, but it seems that with their upcoming Batman: The Telltale Series the company will feature a new sort of multiplayer mode. "Crowd Play" was recently announced as a new feature for the Batman series, which will allow other people to help with decisions within the game. Up to 2000 other players can log-in using a special room-code and vote on their pick for a decision in-game, and the host has the option to either pick the majority or choose their own path.

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The Resident Evil franchise will be taking on a new form with the launch of Resident Evil VII early next year, and Capcom has been revisiting the classics in the meantime. Resident Evil HD remaster was a success last year, selling over 1 million copies, and Capcom followed it up with an HD remaster of Resident Evil 0 earlier this year.

This has also proven to be a successful venture, as Capcom reports that it has now eclipsed 1.1 million copies worldwide since launch. By comparison, the original Resident Evil 0 on GameCube has sold 1.25 million copies to date since releasing in 2002. Capcom is also planning a full remake (as opposed to a simple remaster) of Resident Evil 2, continuing their trend of dusting off the classics.

We're just about ready to enter the month of August, and as always that means we're about to get a new round of games unlocked for Sony fans via the PlayStation Plus program. This time around looks to have some simpler releases on PlayStation 4, as owners of that platform will be receiving Tricky Towers—a Tetris-esque game where the goal is to build up your tower of blocks as much as possible—and space combat RPG Rebel Galaxy. PlayStation 3 is arguably getting the highlight game of the month, as they'll be able to delve into the underworld of Japanese culture with Yakuza 5.

Check out the rest of the rewards, as well as this month's rewards trailer, after the jump!

The weekly hardware and software sales numbers from Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and Level-5's beloved Yo-kai Watch series continues to dominate the Japanese market. Yo-kai Watch 3 (available in Sushi and Tempura versions) sold another 168,782 copies, bringing the grand sales total of the games to just over 800,000 in two weeks. Although there were a handful of other new games this week, none of them managed to sell 50,000 copies. As such, it was a relatively stagnant week for hardware, with most devices seeing only very slight sales increases or decreases over last week. You can check out the full breakdown by clicking below.

During Sonic's 25th Anniversary celebration last week, a ton of information was revealed about the latest packs for LEGO Dimensions. In November, Warner Bros. will be releasing J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in theaters across the nation. LEGO Dimensions' Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them story pack will let you play through the entire film. The pack includes six levels, as well as a Newt Scamander Lego minifigure and Niffler, which can be rebuilt into the Vicious Vulture and Sinister Scorpion. A fun pack based on the movie will include a Tina Goldstein figure and Swooping Evil creature, which can be turned into the Crawling Creeper and Brutal Bloom.

Read more and check out the screenshots after the jump!

In June, it was confirmed that Sonic the Hedgehog would be crossing over into TT Games' LEGO Dimensions, complete with his own blocky toy. No release date was formally given for his Level Pack at the time, which would also contain toys of the Tornado biplane and his car from Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, but at tonight's Sonic 25th Anniversary Party, fans were given their first look at a LEGOfied Sonic universe.

SEGA's iconic Blue Blur will be dashing through the likes of Gotham City, the Land of Ooo, and the TARDIS—as well as familiar locales such as Green Hill Zone and Emerald Coast—in the fall. Check out the trailer after the jump!

One of the biggest surprise hits of last year was Dontnod Entertainment's episodic game, Life is Strange. The story-driven graphic adventure grew more popular with the release of each new chapter, drawing in almost universal praise from critics and selling over one million copies. If you still haven't experienced this fantastic game yet, you'll be able to try it out for free very soon. Starting tomorrow, the first episode of Life is Strange (titled Chrysalis) will be available for free on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Mac and PC. In the meantime, you can check out a new trailer by clicking below!

The weekly hardware and software sales numbers from Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and the Yo-kai Watch franchise is back in the spotlight. Yo-kai Watch 3 launched in Sushi and Tempura versions, selling a total of 632,135 copies and easily taking the number one spot on the charts. While that's a solid number for most games, it should be noted that Yo-kai Watch 2 sold over double that amount in its first week.

In hardware, the launch of Yo-kai Watch 3 helped boost 3DS sales by about 7,000 units, easily making Nintendo's handheld the top-selling device of the week. Every other console saw declining sales from last week, and Wii U in particular saw its sales halved. You can check out the full breakdown by clicking below.

Just a few days ago, we learned that Batman: The Telltale Series would get a digital launch sometime in August, while a physical release is coming in September. Now Telltale has announced that the actual date of the digital release for the first episode, titled "Realm of Shadows," will be August 2nd, just two weeks from today! In addition to the announcement, Telltale has given us a new trailer for the game, providing our first look at Bruce Wayne's newest adventure. In addition to teasing some of the choices Batman will encounter, it also shows several more characters, such as Harvey Dent, Vicki Vale, Falcone, Alfred, and Catwoman.

Check out the trailer for yourself after the jump!

It's been months since the unique, story-driven Minecraft: Story Mode first launched, but just as the main story was wrapping up, Telltale Games announced an additional three DLC chapters for the game would be coming out over the summer. We got Episode 6 back in June, and now they have revealed that the next chapter, Episode 7, will be launching on July 26th. Titled "Access Denied," this next storyline brings our heroes to a world controlled by the evil "thinking machine" PAMA, which wishes to create a portal that will allow it to seize control of all other worlds. It's up to Jesse and the others to save this world and prevent PAMA's influence from spreading.

A new trailer was released to make this announcement, and you can check it out after the jump!

Warner Bros. and Telltale Games have finally revealed that they are releasing the digital version of the first episode of Batman: The Telltale Series this August on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Android, iOS, and PC. Shortly after that, on September 13th or September 16th for Europe, they will release a physical version of the game. The disc on the retail version will include the first episode, and allows owners to download the other four episodes when they come out.

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Yesterday's match, without a doubt, was one of the closest and most highly contested of this competition thus far. Final Fantasy VI and Chrono Trigger each had an extended amount of time in the lead, but Golden Sun managed to come up from behind and clinch the win! The fan-favorite has earned its spot in Round 3, and today it's time to vote for the game it'll fight against for a spot in the finals.

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Round 2 continues as we determine which of today's four competitors has what it takes to go head-to-head with Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver in the semi-finals. The DS remakes won an easy victory yesterday, taking a comfortable lead with over 50% of the votes cast, but that's no guarantee for a repeat in Round 3. Today's competitors make up a wide variety of RPGs, so head inside and choose your champion carefully!

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Update: The text of this post has been updated to better reflect that Warner Bros. was the group required to provided disclosure, while the YouTubers involved were not (and some, such as PewDiePie, actually did so anyway in their video descriptions).

A while ago, several popular YouTubers made videos about the game Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. What many of them failed to disclose, however, was that producer Warner Bros. paid them to do so—and Warner Bros. said nothing about it either. Because they got paid, the YouTubers had to adhere to some rules: they couldn't say anything negative about the game or Warner Bros., they had to link to the game's website, and they had to verbally encourage their viewers to actually click on that link. These videos garnered over 5.5 million views, with over 3.7 million coming from PewDiePie alone, but Warner Bros.' failure to disclose the sponsorship of YouTubers got the company in trouble with the Federal Trade Commission. Fortunately for the producer, both parties have reached a settlement now.

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