Amazon Prime Day 2018: Get An Extra Five Bucks On Gift Cards

Amazon Prime Day is upon us, offering deep discounts for all the good boys and girls who also happen to be Amazon Prime subscribers. If you’re eyeing some bargain prices to treat yourself, you may want to take advantage of a little bonus offer that effectively stacks a tiny discount atop a discount.

Purchasing at least $25 in Amazon gift cards with a promo code will get you $5 in Amazon credit. That means you could purchase and redeem your own gift card and claim the credit for yourself, or just get a little extra from a gift for someone else. Note that the credit is only promised to appear within two days, which could put it well past the Prime Day sales period, so don’t wait to claim the $5 code before making your Prime Day purchases. Plus be sure to enter the promo code in the link above.

Of course, to make any Prime Day purchase you need to be a Prime member. If you aren’t a member, sign up for a free trial to take advantage of the discounts. Prime Day ends the evening of Tuesday, July 17, and some deals are only available for a limited time. Check out our roundups of the best bargains below.

Amazon Prime Day 2018 Coverage

  • Sign Up For Amazon’s Prime Trial, Get Free Games
  • How Amazon Prime Day Deals Work
  • Best Amazon Prime Day Gaming Deals
  • Best Amazon Prime Day PS4 Deals
  • Best Amazon Prime Day Xbox One Deals
  • Best Amazon Prime Day Nintendo Switch Deals
  • Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 Xbox One Digital Deals
  • Best Amazon Prime Day PC Gaming Deals
  • Amazon Prime Day 2018: The Best Gaming Hardware And Accessory Deals
  • Best Amazon Prime Day Streaming And TV Deals
  • Save Money On Books During Amazon Prime Day 2018
  • 10 Free PC Games Available Now For Amazon / Twitch Prime Members
  • Get One Of PS4’s Best Games, Persona 5, During Amazon Prime Day For Cheap
  • Amazon Prime Day 2018 Deal: Nintendo Switch Bundle Available Right Now
  • Amazon Prime Day 2018 UK: Xbox One S With Three Games, Controller, Stand Discounted
  • Amazon Prime Day 2018 UK: PlayStation Plus 15 Month Membership Half Price
  • Amazon Prime Day 2018 UK: Official 2 TB Xbox Hard Drive On Sale

Hellboy – Everything We Know About The Movie Reboot So Far

Hellboy began as a comic book series about a salty red demon with a talent for violence, before being adapted by Guillermo Del Toro into two movies. The comic books are known for being fairly dark, while Guillermo Del Toro’s adaptation toned it down a bit and put his signature creative spin on it. Fans of the comic, however, should be excited to know that another adaptation is coming, which should stay a little closer to the comic’s roots and will feature an entirely new cast and crew.

What It’s About

Very few plot details have been released about Hellboy, but what we do know is that it will have nothing to do with Guillermo Del Toro’s Hellboy universe, and instead will be an entirely different interpretation of the series. Hellboy will be facing a sorceress called the Blood Queen from the comics. It’s also rated R, so that allows it to be darker and more violent than previous adaptations have been.

Who’s Who

Crew

  • The film will be directed by Neil Marshall (The Descent).
  • The screenplay was written by Andrew Cosby (Eureka).

Cast

  • David Harbour (Stranger Things) will be playing Hellboy, the surly but well intentioned half-human, half-demon, summoned to earth from hell by the Nazis. He’s following in the footsteps of Ron Perlman, who played the character in the first movie franchise.
  • Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil) will play Professor Broom, Hellboy’s surrogate father from the comics. Unless Jovovich plans on dressing up as a guy, Broom will possibly be gender-swapped in this version.
  • Daniel Dae Kim (Lost) plays Ben Daimio, a former Marine and commander at the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense, where the Hellboy squad works. In the comics, he can also turn into a jaguar in a tight spot. Interestingly, Ed Skrein was initially tapped for this role, but not wanting to contribute to Hollywood whitewashing, he dropped out after learning that the character in the comics has Asian heritage.

What’s Been Released So Far

So far, very little has been released. No teasers, no full length trailers, not even a cast photo. There has only been a poster which was put up as a promotional banner. It depicts an artist’s rendition of Hellboy and his enemy in the movie, the Blood Queen.

There was also a photo of Harbour as Hellboy released on Twitter. It’s a pretty similar interpretation to Del Toro’s Hellboy; neither director seems to want to change much from Hellboy’s comic book look, which fans are likely to thank them for.

What We Want At Comic-Con

Even though Lionsgate has a couple movies coming out, the studio has no Hall H schedule planned, just a booth. This means no panel and likely no major news or trailers for the film. We don’t know for sure, though. This year is the 25th anniversary of the Hellboy comics and creator Mike Mignola has a panel. Perhaps he’ll have some information to share.

There are many unanswered questions surrounding Hellboy but mostly, it would be great to get some information on the plot other than the name of the antagonist. The Blood Queen is an important part of a storyline from the Hellboy comics, but who knows how faithful the adaptation will be to the source material. And, of course, it would be great if they dropped a trailer, but that seems unlikely.

Hopefully we’ll get some new information at Comic-Con that will keep us satisfied until a trailer drops, or until the film opens on January 11, 2019.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Getting More Updates On Nintendo Switch

One of the Nintendo Switch’s most popular games, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, will continue to get more updates, Nintendo has announced. Shinya Takahashi, Nintendo’s head of software development, confirmed this in a Twitter video. Unfortunately, he didn’t have much to say about specifics.

“There will be further updates for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, so please look forward to it,” he said.

Fans would surely love to see more characters and courses, but it remains to be seen what the new updates will include. We’ll report back with more details when they’re announced.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has sold 9.22 million copies as of March 31, which makes it the second-most commercially successful game for the console, only behind Super Mario Odyssey (10.41 million copies sold).

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a new version of the Wii U game Mario Kart 8. Released in April 2017, the Deluxe edition features all the previously released DLC, along with better graphics and performance, and also other various tweaks and improvements. Just recently, Nintendo announced how you can use Nintendo Labo to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

The next Mario Kart game is Mario Kart: Tour for mobile devices. It will mark the franchise’s debut on mobile platforms, and given the size and appeal of the franchise, it could be Nintendo’s next big success story. The game is due to launch by March 2019.

WWE Extreme Rules 2018: Final Match Card Results And Highlights

WWE’s PPV, Extreme Rules, aired on the WWE Network today. It was be an evening featuring a few non-traditional wrestling bouts. This included Iron Man, Steel Cage, Tables, and Extreme Rules matches sprinkled throughout the evening. Full results for the Kickoff Show and the Main Card are below.

This year’s show will take place at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA. The main card starts at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT with a Kickoff Show starting one hour prior. There will be one match on the Kickoff this go around, and it’s The New Day vs. Sanity in a Tables Match, which should be a ton of fun. You can get a one-month trial subscription of the WWE Network for free. If you don’t like the service, you can cancel after watching Extreme Rules.

Surprisingly, there is only one Extreme Rules match during the evening, and that bout will be for the Raw Women’s Championship between Nia Jax and Alexa Bliss. However, one of the most entertaining matches of the evening should be Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens in a steel cage. Strowman has made Owens’ life rough the past month, and recently, Owens got trapped in a porta potty, which Strowman flipped over. Will Owens try to get revenge or try to escape the cage as quickly as possible? If you’re interested in more thoughts on Extreme Rules, check out predictions for the event and find out just how wrong we were.

In case you’re not caught up, don’t worry; we put the final results in spoiler blocks.

WWE Extreme Rules 2018 Match Card:

  • The New Day vs. SAnitY (Tables Match on KICKOFF SHOW)
  • Sin Cara vs. Andrade “Cien” Almas (KICKOFF SHOW)
  • Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens (Steel Cage Match)
  • Roman Reigns vs. Bobby Lashley
  • Finn Bálor vs. “Constable” Baron Corbin
  • Dolph Ziggler (c) vs. Seth Rollins (30-Minute Iron Man match for the Intercontinental Championship)
  • The Bludgeon Brothers (c) vs. Team Hell No (For the Smackdown Tag Championship)
  • Deleters of Worlds (c) vs. The B-Team (For the Raw Tag Championship)
  • Carmella (c) vs. Asuka (For the Smackdown Women’s Championship with James Ellsworth suspended above the ring in a Shark Cage)
  • Jeff Hardy (c) vs Shinsuke Nakamura (For the United States Championship)
  • AJ Styles (c) vs. Rusev (For the WWE Championship)

Kickoff Show

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Sin Cara vs. Andrade “Cien” Almas

Almas wins by pin at 7:00.

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New Day vs. Sanity (Tables Match)

Young puts Kingston through a table at 7:34.

Main Card

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Deleters of Worlds (c) vs. The B-Team (For the Raw Tag Championship)

Dallas pins Hardy at 7:57.

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Finn Bálor vs. “Constable” Baron Corbin

Balor gets the rollup pin at 8:18.

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Carmella (c) vs. Asuka (For the Smackdown Women’s Championship with James Ellsworth suspended above the ring in a Shark Cage)

Carmella pins Asuka at 5:23.

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Jeff Hardy (c) vs Shinsuke Nakamura (For the United States Championship)

Nakamura pins Hardy in 4 seconds. Four seconds.

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Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens (Steel Cage Match)

Owens get chokeslammed off the cage and wins at 8:10.

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The Bludgeon Brothers (c) vs. Team Hell No (For the Smackdown Tag Championship)

Harper pins Bryan at 8:14.

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Roman Reigns vs. Bobby Lashley

Lashley pins Reigns at 14:54.

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Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Nia Jax (Extreme Rules match for the Raw Women’s Championship)

Bliss wins by pin at 7:20.

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AJ Styles (c) vs. Rusev (For the WWE Championship)

Styles pins Rusev at 15:32.

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Dolph Ziggler (c) vs. Seth Rollins (30-Minute Iron Man match for the Intercontinental Championship)

Ziggler retains his title after a 4-4 draw at the end of the time limit.

Kurt Angle comes out. He says the fans don’t want to see a tie, so he announces sudden death. Next fall wins.

McIntyre distracts Rollins, and Ziggler gets the pin.

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The Metal Gear Movie Passes A Major Milestone

The Metal Gear movie has passed a significant milestone. Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kong: Skull Island) said in a recent interview that the script for the film has now been sent in, which is a major development, though the film is still a long time away from happening.

Vogt-Roberts told IGN that the Metal Gear movie’s script is going to blow your mind in a way that many things associated with Hideo Kojima do. “We just turned in the script, and I think it’s one of the best scripts I’ve ever read,” he said. “It’s one of the coolest, weirdest, most Kojima things. If I wasn’t involved in it, I would still look at that script and [say], ‘Holy shit.'”

Jurassic World and Star Wars: Episode IX writer Derek Connolly was announced (via Variety) as the writer for the Metal Gear movie in November 2017. He and Vogt-Roberts have a history together, as Connolly co-wrote Kong: Skull Island, which Vogt-Roberts directed.

In August last year, Vogt-Roberts told GameSpot that the writing team behind the Metal Gear movie were re-working the script to make it more in line with what fans might expect.

“I was able to say [to producers at Sony], ‘Let’s really think about whether we’re making the truest, most balls-to-the-wall Metal Gear version of this–the most Kojima version of this,” he said. “And even if that means we make it for a little bit less money, let’s make the version of this that’s true to what it is, fully committed to what Kojima’s voice is.'”

While the script for the film has now been turned it, that doesn’t mean the movie will happen soon, if it is made at all. In the IGN interview, Vogt-Roberts said whether or not the movie ever gets made is still not a sure thing.

Video game movies have a history of being mediocre or worse. Vogt-Roberts is saying all the right things and is a big fan of the Metal Gear franchise, and he’s working with Kojima. So all the pieces appear to be in place, but the movie still has a long road ahead.

The Metal Gear video game franchise celebrates its 31st anniversary this year. To celebrate, Vogt-Roberts is releasing concept art for the film on Twitter–see some of it here. You can also watch Vogt-Roberts talk to God of War director Cory Barlog in the video above.

Kojima left Konami in 2015 after the release of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. He started his own studio and is now working on the mysterious Death Stranding for PS4.

Persona 4 Remains An All-Time Great RPG 10 Years Later; A Celebration Of Its Legacy

It may not have been known at the time, but in July 2008, Japan received what would be remembered as one of the greatest role-playing games of all time. Over the course of a decade, Persona 4 has become more than just an incredibly fun RPG with a refined battle system and quirky characters, though. A story about Japanese high school students confronting their worst fears, fighting for what’s right, and becoming the best of friends spawned a lasting legacy that has empowered the people who played it and continually inspired new games. Our love for Persona 4 has kept it alive for so long with several fighting games, two anime adaptations, an adorable (and difficult) spin-off RPG, and even a rhythm game. And after 10 years, we’re still seeing our good friends from Inaba in a new light.

For the uninitiated, Persona 4’s foundation closely resembles that of its predecessor, Persona 3. You’re a transfer student new to a school surrounded by unusual circumstances; supernatural phenomena that endanger your new hometown is the crux to the overarching mystery. On a typical day, you go to class, do extracurricular activities, and try to grow closer to those around town and at school. Better yourself through hobbies or take on a part-time job, it’s up to you how to pass the time. In particular, Persona 4 takes you to a fictional rural town of Inaba where the biggest thing to happen before your arrival was the opening of a Junes department store (think Super Walmart, but with an infectious jingle). Even your little cousin Nanako is utterly convinced that every day’s great at your Junes, and begs you and her dad to take her there like it’s the greatest place on earth.

Sure sounds like all fun and games until you and your new friends become the centerpiece for a dark murder mystery and an absolutely perplexing world that lives behind TV screens. At first, it’s not quite clear why outlandish versions of certain townsfolk inexplicably pop up on TV sets and go missing on rainy midnights. The one way to get to the bottom of this, to actually jump into a TV screen to enter the shadow world where the other half of Persona 4 comes into play.

Aha! Is this our chance? It's time for an All-Out Attack!
Aha! Is this our chance? It’s time for an All-Out Attack!
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While dungeon crawling and sneaking up on shadows through randomly generated floors make up the exploration, an intricate turn-based combat system is where you’ll find excellence in gameplay. Most enemies have elemental weaknesses which factor into how you construct your party and devise a tactical approach. Sounds par for the course in an RPG, but the unique press-turn system that Shin Megami Tensei is known for shines brighter than it had previously by giving you full control to pull off flashy, effective attacks. Receiving a bonus attack after targeting a weakness before enemies get a turn is endlessly satisfying, especially as dungeons become inhabited by trickier, stronger shadows.

A story about Japanese high school students confronting their worst fears, fighting for what’s right, and becoming the best of friends spawned a lasting legacy that has empowered the people who played it and continually inspired new games.

However, nothing in battle matches the joy of seeing your crew team up for the most adorable, yet devastating All-Out Attacks, a franchise staple. Everyone in the party piles on heavy damage that usually puts an end to the fight, and you sense their ferocity in character portraits that pop up just before everyone jumps in. A cloud of dust erupts as they whale on enemies, sometimes popping out of the chaos only to jump back in for another hit, and all you need to do is watch as they take care of business. If you’re lucky, someone will offer a follow-up attack turn-free; and it should be taken as fact that nothing is as absurdly cute as Chie’s galactic punt where she literally kicks an enemy into outer space (her kung fu DVDs really paid off). Even in battle, everyone’s distinct personality isn’t lost or put off to the side, which highlights Persona 4’s greatest accomplishment: its commitment to a relentless charm embodied by this cast of misfits.

So effortlessly does Persona 4 merge the two pillars of a social simulation and traditional RPG; nothing feels disconnected, how days are spent matters. These two realities feed into each other, and Igor–the series-long, omniscient owner of the ethereal Velvet Room–alludes to this up front: true strength is born from the bonds you form. The power of friendship is a prevalent trope in similar stories, but to have that power manifest as a tangible benefit in combat gives us further reason to invest in relationships. I call back to how Rise came in clutch to buff the party or cast healing during tough boss fights, or when Yukiko dealt the final blow casting Agidyne using her final-form persona with the last bit of SP: moments like these solidify the feeling that my companions really do have my back in times of need.

Gas up your scooter 'cause we're going on a road trip!
Gas up your scooter ’cause we’re going on a road trip!
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From the mother who wishes for acceptance from her stepson to your basketball teammate who finds it impossible to live up to his adopted family’s legacy, these vignettes serve to tell very human stories. We help Nanako open up to her dad about his lack of presence and break through Uncle Dojima’s hard-boiled temperament to reveal an empathetic father who constantly struggles with his wife’s death and his job as a detective. In the end, a heartwarming father-daughter scene results in a newfound commitment to family. Other social links struck a more personal nerve.

This cast harbors the painful secrets that so many teenagers and young adults repress, and it carries the perceptions and labels society puts upon them. These are the burdens everyone bears throughout Persona 4, but burdens that no one has to bear alone.

When Yosuke overlooks Inaba, the town he once hated, and realizes that what makes him happy is the people he’s surrounded by rather than big city glamour, I felt that. Even though Kanji maintains the tough guy attitude, he eventually embraces his sewing skills and love for cute plushies–as he began to handcraft toys for kids around town, I sensed a big, cathartic middle finger to societal expectations for masculinity. Naoto’s strive for justice, as the genius detective, makes a firm statement against workplace gender discrimination. Life as an idol sure sounds great, until Rise decides she needs to walk away from stardom for her own sanity. As endearing as Chie’s and Yukiko’s friendship, their dynamic evolved and reached new heights after confronting their shadow-selves, leading to more open and honest relationship.

This cast harbors the painful secrets that so many teenagers and young adults repress, and it carries the perceptions and labels society puts upon them. These are the burdens everyone bears throughout Persona 4, but burdens that no one has to bear alone. The TV world and Midnight Channel work not just as metaphors for the fear of what you think everyone sees in you, but to illustrate the sense of imprisonment and helplessness that’s born from it. And by navigating the maze-like dungeons and crushing enemies, the crew breaks through obstacles to finally support each other in overcoming their monumental insecurities. Many of the game’s pieces sound silly on paper, but they all come together to inspire you before you know it.

When spread across 100+ hours of play-time, spanning an in-game calendar year, you’re given room to breathe and let events, big and small, sink in. Moments of levity work alongside the more heartfelt revelations, which creates an ingenious balancing act. To its benefit, the game never takes itself too serious. Persona 4’s greatness lies in its execution and presentation; story, gameplay, visual style, and its soundtrack all complement each other to elevate beyond the sum of its parts.

Persona 4 wouldn’t be the same game without the masterful composition of series composer Shoji Meguro. A collection of J-pop, J-rock, and catchy instrumentals make for incredible tracks on their own, but the right song at the right time elevates the emotional impact. As soon as I hear the brass horns start up for the track that plays during social links, I can’t help but smile and sense the fun being had between characters. The boss battle theme of “I’ll Face Myself” instills a feeling of danger, but also the determination to defeat your worst enemies. And the emblematic battle theme “Reach Out To The Truth” is such an uplifting song that brings back all my memories of this game. Sometimes I look outside my own house and “Heartbeat, Heartbreak” pops into my head on cloudy days and “Your Affection” when the sun shines. Music isn’t relegated to just the background, and it cannot be overstated how evocative its soundtrack has been throughout the years.

For all Persona 4’s inspirational moments and pushes for social progressivism, we can’t turn a blind eye to where it gets things wrong; to truly love something is to also recognize its flaws. By no means is it perfect when it comes to the portrayal of certain social groups and character conduct. Teddie himself exhibits unscrupulous behavior that can easily be interpreted as harassment, and it’s never really confronted. Despite the personally uplifting story of Kanji, his sexual ambiguity is occasionally used as a punchline, and his shadow self can be seen as too over-the-top. Certain insensitive decisions can be made in relation to Naoto’s struggle with gender identity; the interpretation of her character continues to be a point of contention to this day. And as time has gone on, the less amusing the cross-dressing pageant scene has become. To its credit, a Japanese game from 2008 was willing to explore subjects often seen as taboo; it misses the mark in critical moments, but there’s value in its earnest effort. Regardless, some jokes weren’t necessary to be humorous and it would’ve been much better without them.

Despite all its absurdity, Persona 4 is grounded with thoughts and feelings that so accurately resemble our own; it’s a human experience, one that many games aim for, but rarely come close to capturing.

The sheer number of games that spawned afterward speaks to the love we’ve shared for this game. A PS Vita exclusive remaster, Persona 4 Golden, launched in 2012 as the definitive version; it refines core mechanics and includes a slew of meaningful additions. Along with new songs that perfectly fit the original soundtrack, Chie’s new voice actress (Erin Fitzgerald) brought a whole new life into an already-beloved character and truly captured the spirit of Persona 4’s best girl. A whole extra dungeon, an important new character, additional social link events, and new tag-team attacks round out Golden as the definitive version.

An anime adaptation premiered in 2011, and another based on the remastered game released in 2014. Although it’s difficult to capture an RPG in a condensed format, the anime offered a new way to experience the journey. Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth brought along our buddies from Persona 3 into the mix in a wonderfully executed dungeon crawler RPG on 3DS–it bursts with charm as chibi versions of these two beloved casts band together to fight evil and have a good time. I’d also say Q features the best introductory theme and video in all the franchise. If the fan service wasn’t already good enough, Persona 4: Dancing All Night leveraged the beautiful soundtrack for a delightful (and admittedly ridiculous) rhythm game–hearing my favorite songs remastered and remixed is a real treat.

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle brings back our friends at Yasogami High to meet the casts of BlazBlue, Under Night, and RWBY.
BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle brings back our friends at Yasogami High to meet the casts of BlazBlue, Under Night, and RWBY.
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Persona lends itself so well to fighting games that Arc System Works took up creating a 2D fighter in Persona 4 Arena, which remained true to both the developer’s fighting game philosophy and the spirit of the source material. Persona 4 Arena Ultimax built on that foundation even further. And just this year, ArcSys circled back on Persona 4 by crossing worlds with BlazBlue, Under Night In-Birth, and RWBY in BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle. Each of these fighters introduced new characters and storylines, and were included in the fighting game community’s biggest stages. Rarely, if ever, does a single entry in a larger franchise spin off in so many different directions, but thankfully, it’s helped keep our Persona 4 love alive all these years later.

After becoming personally invested in their journey that started it all and pouring all that time into seeing them grow, it was genuinely hard to say goodbye as the credits rolled and the ending theme “Never More” began to play. In the decade since the original game, we were fortunate to see the charming group of knuckleheads time and time again in so many different games. It’s almost silly to think that a group of fictional Japanese high school students could empower us to be better, but Persona 4 has given me, and countless others, boundless joy and also an opportunity for self-reflection. Yes, I played an incredible RPG, but what I saw was a group of best friends pulling for each other to become stronger people and make the world a better place. Despite all its absurdity, Persona 4 is grounded with thoughts and feelings that so accurately resemble our own; it’s a human experience, one that many games aim for, but rarely come close to capturing.

Square Enix At SDCC 2018: Tomb Raider, Dragon Quest, And Kingdom Hearts

If you’ve been looking to get your hands on Square Enix’s biggest titles of 2018 and 2019, San Diego Comic-Con might be your chance. Square’s full lineup of demos and panels has been announced, and there’s plenty of Tomb Raider, Kingdom Hearts, and Dragon Quest to go around.

This year’s show will feature five different demos of your favorite Square Enix titles. The only one with a time constraint is Shadow of the Tomb Raider. To play that one, you’ll need to stop by The Deck at Moonshine Flats from 1 to 10 pm PST on any of the show days.

Full demo lineup

  • Kingdom Hearts III
  • Mobius Final Fantasy
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
  • Star Ocean: Anamnesis

In addition to an exclusive demo, the creative team behind Shadow of the Tomb Raider will host a panel on Saturday, July 21 from 12:30 pm to1:30 pm PST in room 5AB. The title’s lead writer Jill Murray, lead game designer Heath Smith, and performance artists Camilla Luddington and Earl Baylon will be in attendance, and Andrea Rene will moderate.

Be sure to swing by Square Enix’s booth for some Bring Arts, Trading Arts and Play Arts merch, as well as some free goodies for your favorite games. Daily giveaways will include Dragon Quest XI posters and temporary tattoos, Mobius Final Fantasy hand fans, and Star Ocean Anamnesis buttons.

We’re Giving Away 7,500 Fortnite V-Bucks For Season 5

Fortnite Season 5 is here! We partnered with CNET to give you a chance at winning a FREE $60 prepaid Visa gift card. This is equivalent to 7,500 V-Bucks! Eight (8) winners will be chosen after the giveaway ends on July 16, 2018 at 11:59 PM PT. Open to legal residents of the United States, Puerto Rico or Canada (excluding Quebec) who are at least 18 years old. Scroll down to enter below.

The in-game currency can be spent in both the Battle Royale PvP mode and the Save the World PvE campaign. In Battle Royale mode, you can purchase items such as skins, emotes, gliders, and pickaxes, as well as a Battle Pass. In Save the World mode, you can purchase Llama Piñata card packs. If you win, you decide how to spend your V-Bucks.

Enter below. Good luck!

Star Trek Online Special Edition ORIGIN PC Desktop Giveaway

Star Trek Online, ORIGIN PC, and Eaglemoss are giving away a free Special Edition PC Gaming Desktop and other prizes. (Scroll down below to enter.)

To celebrate the launch of the game’s DS9-themed PC update, Victory is Life, you have a chance to win an exclusive ORIGIN Millennium Gaming Desktop, featuring artwork from Star Trek Online. The grand prize package also includes a poster signed by original cast members from Deep Space Nine and a Gamma Vanguard pack for the PC version of the game.

Ten lucky winners will also receive a coveted Gamma Vanguard Pack and a model of Deep Space Nine from Eaglemoss. An additional 100 runners-up will receive a Gamma Vanguard Starter Pack, which unlocks items to help them battle the Hur’q.

Enter the contest below for your chance to win. Good luck!

Victory is Life Giveaway

Star Trek Online is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online game where players can pioneer their own destiny as Captain of a Federation starship or champion the Empire through the far reaches of the galaxy as a Klingon Warrior. Following major expansions, players are also able to rebuild the Romulan legacy as the commander of a Romulan Republic Warbird, or carry out daring missions on behalf of the Dominion as a Jem’Hadar soldier. In Star Trek Online, players have the opportunity to visit iconic locations from the popular Star Trek universe, reach out to unexplored star systems and make contact with new alien species. Star Trek Online is currently available on PC, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.

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