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Update: Hello Games has now commented on this news, calling it a "non-story" and stating that No Man's Sky does not make use of the Superformula. You can see their Tweets after the jump!

Original: No Man's Sky is coming out in a couple of weeks, on August 9th in North America and August 10th in Europe, but trouble might be brewing on that endless horizon. This is because the Dutch company called Genicap is claiming that developer Hello Games is using their formula without permission. The formula in question is called the "Superformula" and is supposed to be the one that allows No Man's Sky to generate the near-endless amounts of planets for players to explore.

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It's been about a week since we learned of a surprising listing on GameFly, one that stated the original Darksiders was coming to Wii U. While Darksiders II was actually a launch title for the system, the first game in the series never joined its sequel there, and with THQ's closure in 2012 no one was sure if the IP's new owners, Nordic Games, would bother to do much with the franchise. Well, we don't have to worry or speculate any longer, as Nordic has confirmed at Gamepolis 2016 that they are indeed remastering the title, and it will be coming to Wii U, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in the last quarter of 2016.

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Sonic Mania was revealed to the world last night as SEGA's love letter to the classic 2D era of Sonic the Hedgehog. With developmental oversight from SEGA of America, the game is produced by Christian Whitehead and Headcannon—renowned for their mobile remasters of the original Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic 2, and Sonic CD—as well as PagodaWest Games, the indie studio behind Major Magnet.

While it's not due for release until Spring 2017, those who attended the Sonic 25th Anniversary Party had the opportunity to try Mania out early. The demo featured the familiar Green Hill Zone longtime fans know and love, as well as a wholly original stage with the downtown Studiopolis Zone.

Have a closer look at the two Zones, and a listen to the title screen, invincibility, and Studiopolis Zone themes 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!

Last month, Takashi Iizuka confirmed that the next major Sonic the Hedgehog game would not see release until 2017, with only Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice to tide fans over until the next year. Tonight's 25th Anniversary party for the franchise revealed Sonic Maniaa 2D retro-inspired Sonic title with Christian Whitehead, Headcannon, and PagodaWest Games at the helm—right when the celebrations began.

However, the night ended with a bang when Project Sonic 2017 was finally shown off to fans at the House of Blues and those watching from home with a brand new reveal trailer. The untitled Sonic game is being developed by Sonic Team themselves, and will be launching in the holiday season of 2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and the Nintendo NX.

Check out the reveal trailer after the jump!

If you have been looking for an excuse to preorder Final Fantasy XV, then this may be the push that you need. Preordering Final Fantasy XV on the Square Enix Online Store will now enter you into a weekly contest called "Carbuncle's Surprise." Entrants will get a chance to win anything from exclusive DLC to an actual Audi car modeled after the Regalia (it does not fly, however).

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The Sonic 25th Anniversary celebrations are underway right now at the House of Blues, and it kicked off with a bombshell announcement none saw coming. Sonic Mania is a retro-inspired 2D Sonic the Hedgehog title developed under the combined efforts of Christian "The Taxman" Whitehead, Headcannon, and PagodaWest Games. The game will feature remixed versions of familiar zones, as well as a host of brand new stages for fans old and new to explore as Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles.

Sonic Mania launches in Spring 2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Be sure to check out the trailer after the jump and give us your thoughts in the comments!

Psyonix only stated a few days ago that they had a solution ready and waiting for cross-network play between the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 systems, and now we're hearing the same from another renowned developer: CD Projekt Red, makers of the much-lauded The Witcher series. According to a statement given to IGN, the company has been "keeping our fingers crossed for Rocket League paving the way" as they were working on a solution of their own for their upcoming Gwent: The Witcher Card Game. They, like Psyonix, are just waiting for Sony's approval to implement it.

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We're just a few weeks away now from the launch of No Man's Sky, the highly-anticipated universal exploration game from Hello Games. No Man's Sky suffered a delay back in May, but development has officially wrapped up, and it's now slated to launch on August 9th. Ahead of the game's release, the official PlayStation YouTube channel has been uploading a series of trailers focused on its four pillars: explore, trade, fight, and survive. We've already seen the "Explore" and "Fight" promos, and today's trailer gives us a look at how trading will working in the game. You can check it out by clicking below.

Earlier this week, Ubisoft and professional skier Matilda Rapaport filmed a commercial for Steep. During the film shoot, however, Rapaport was caught in an avalanche, suffering oxygen deprivation and brain damage. She was taken to a hospital, but died shortly thereafter. Ubisoft and her sponsor, Red Bull, released statements mourning the loss of the professional skier. Red Bull told The Guardian that "Matilda was an extraordinary athlete, traveling the world to find her passion, ride steep terrain, and share her bright smile." Ubisoft's statement expressed their deepest condolences to her family and praised her bravery and passion.

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Street Fighter V players have been able to experience Juri's story mode since the game's big update earlier this month, and Capcom has promised she'll be fully playable by the end of the month. Today we got an update on the situation, and the wait is almost over! Capcom has revealed that Juri will be available to download on Tuesday, July 26th. In the meantime, Capcom has released a new trailer and dozens of new screenshots showing off Juri in action. You can check them out by clicking below!

Metal Gear creator and famed developer Hideo Kojima spent decades working for Konami, but he left the Japanese publisher late last year (after months of rumors and tension between the two sides) to reform Kojima Productions as an independent studio. When he set out on his own, Kojima originally considered the idea of working on a smaller project—something akin to an indie film—but his vision shifted along the way.

Kojima's newly-announced game, Death Stranding, is said to be his most ambitious project ever, which is no small feat given his history. Speaking with GameSpot, Kojima revealed that his decision to create a large-scale game was partially due to a desire to inspire younger gamers. Kojima hopes to use Death Stranding to prove to younger developers that you don't need to be part of a big company to create a big game. Hit the jump for more!

Gravity Rush was a nice surprise for those that picked up a PlayStation Vita when the handheld first came out. Anyone who played the unique superhero-centric title can attest that it certainly deserves its upcoming sequel, which is now slated for release on December 2nd. However, it seems fans of Kat's gravity-bending antics will have a lot more to look forward to this holiday season. Releasing before Gravity Rush 2 is an anime adaptation that will fill in any blanks between the first and second games.

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Back in March, Microsoft surprised the industry by announcing that they would start supporting cross-platform play between games on Xbox One and "other networks," with Psyonix's Rocket League being the first to receive it. Back then it was just cross-play between Xbox One and PC, but Microsoft gave an open invitation to connect with anyone else, and everyone knew that that was directed at Sony and their PlayStation 4. Sony said that they'd be happy to look into it, but since then we've not heard much from them on the subject.

Well, now the ball's back in their court, as Psyonix vice president Jeremy Dunham has revealed that their team has finished their work on getting Sony and Microsoft's networks to play with one another. The only thing keeping them from implementing cross-play immediately—well, "in less than a business day"—is that Sony still has yet to give them permission for it.

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Hello Games recently started a new series of trailers to show off each of the four main pillars of their highly anticipated No Man's Sky, in preparation for its launch early next month. While the first one focused on exploration, today's trailer gives us a nice little look the title's "FIGHT" pillar. Both in space and on the ground, in your ship or on your feet, players will be able to engage in battle with wildlife, guardian machines, NPCs, and other players, and this video shows off a number of sequences for each.

Check it out for yourself after the jump!