Sony and Microsoft are both hard at work on their next-generation consoles (with holiday 2020 looking likely as a release window), but there might soon be a new player in the competition. For months now we've been hearing rumors of Google's growing interest in the video game market, but rather than focusing primarily on hardware, they're expected to make a big splash in the realm of video game streaming.

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Last year, Universal Pictures announced plans for a movie based on the long-running Doom franchise. There was already a Doom movie starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson back in 2005, but since the video game series was successfully rebooted just a few years ago, it looks like the film industry is following suit. The first trailer for Doom: Annihilation is out now.

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FromSoftware is best known for ultra-challenging, bleak-looking action RPGs with the word "Souls" in the title, but their latest game switches things up a bit. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice should still feel familiar to Souls fans, but it places players in the shoes of a shinobi from Japan's Sengoku period and includes more stealth elements. It's still about a week and a half away from release, but FromSoftware decided to get a head start on things with an early launch trailer.

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Nintendo first unveiled Super Smash Bros. Ultimate with a tagline of "Everyone is here," and indeed, Ultimate boasts an incredible roster that includes every past playable character in franchise history. That said, many fans are never truly satisfied with any roster, no matter how big. For those ever-insatiable Smash players, there's always mods, including this recent Shrek mod.

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Capcom recently launched Devil May Cry 5 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, and it looks to be off to a strong start. The supernatural hack and slash adventure is pulling in impressive reviews, prompting Capcom USA CEO Kiichiro Urata to declare "Capcom is back!" So why not bring the latest Capcom success story to Switch, expanding its reach even further? Capcom recently weighed in on that possibility.

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Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is set to launch on March 15th, but depending on your platform of choice and internet speed, it might be a while before you actually get to enjoy it. Whether you buy the game physically or digitally, you'll be required to download the initial Title Updates on day one before you can start playing. Ubisoft has just revealed the install size data for various platforms, and it's pretty shocking.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate lives up to its name with an ultimate roster consisting of every past character as well as a handful of new fighters. It's not nearly as comprehensive when it comes to game modes, but that could be changing. Nintendo recently announced that Smash Ultimate is getting a Version 3.0 update soon, but they declined to say what would be added in that update. Thanks to data miners, we might have our answer.

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Disney, Wargaming, Activision-Blizzard, and others have all stopped showing up to E3 in recent years, and even Sony is skipping E3 2019. Publishers are becoming increasingly less interested in announcing their biggest games in June, and recently another industry giant has announced its decision to take a step back from E3. This time, it's Electronic Arts.

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Earlier today, Square Enix surprised fans by announcing that Octopath Traveler is getting a mobile prequel. Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent is getting an early demo next week and will launch in full later this year. So what does this mean for the future of the franchise on Nintendo Switch? Players have a tendency to fear the worst when a game moves to mobile, but there's no reason to be upset in this case.

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Kirby's Epic Yarn began its life on Nintendo's Wii, but this adorable platformer didn't stop there. After porting the game to Wii U in 2015, Nintendo decided to bring it to 3DS as well. The latest version of the game, now with "Extra" tossed in the title, includes new abilities, a new game mode, and new mini-games, and it's out now in most regions of the world. Sorry, Australia, but you have to wait until tomorrow.

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Following the strong reception for the Bravely series, Square Enix's new traditional RPG division began work on Switch exclusive Octopath Traveler. The game would launch to solid reviews and quickly topped the charts, boosting Switch sales in the process. Square Enix teased that new games were on the way for both the Bravely and Octopath franchises, and today we got our first look at one of them.

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Long before Undertale made its debut, indie developer Toby Fox was already working on a successor. Last October Fox released the first chapter of this new game, Deltarune, as a free download on PC. Fox is currently attempting to recruit a team to help him develop the rest of the game, but in the meantime, that first chapter has already been ported to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. Unfortunately, it seems there's currently an issue preventing it from staying on the Switch eShop.

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A new Mortal Kombat movie (reportedly a reboot) has been planned at Warner Bros. for quite some time, and now it's finally close to becoming a reality. Writer Greg Russo has confirmed that the project now has "a script, budget, location, director, and cast lists," and is just waiting on the final green light. If the film moves forward, we may already have a pretty good idea of what to expect thanks to a recent leak.

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Devil May Cry 5 is due out tomorrow, and reviews have been extremely positive so far in what appears to be a trend for Capcom. Although they're home to many beloved IP, Capcom has fallen in and out of the good graces of its fans over the years, but lately things have been looking up. In fact, Capcom USA CEO Kiichiro Urata has declared "Capcom is back!"

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Game Freak's beloved Pokémon franchise has been one of the top sellers on handheld consoles for decades, and lately it's been making some waves in another market. The Pokémon Company has launched several games on mobile devices, including the phenomenally popular AR game Pokémon GO from Niantic. According to the latest market research from Sensor Tower, the Pokémon brand just passed a significant milestone on mobile.

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