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  • Pokémon GO released two years ago in July. To celebrate the milestone, a new special event Pikachu was added to the game on July 6. 

    Pokémon GO celebrates 2 years with special summer Pikachu

    Pokémon GO turns two in July, and to celebrate, Niantic unveiled yet another form of one of the world’s most recognized mascots. “Summer Style” Pikachu was released in the game on July 6, and sports aviator sunglasses and a straw hat with a flower on top.   From now until July 31, Pikachu can be...
  • Complete list of 2018 Game Critics Awards winners

    Complete list of 2018 Game Critics Awards winners

    The winners for the 2018 Game Critics Awards are here. Along with the winners for the recently announced nominees, the Game Critics Awards also announced the winners of the Special Commendation awards for Graphics, Sound and Innovation, with “Cyberpunk 2077” and "The Last of Us Part II...
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    Everything to know about the Overwatch League Playoffs: Tickets, schedule, prize pools & more

    There is less than a month before the first-ever Overwatch League Playoffs kick-off at the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, July 11. Playoffs will take place over a two-week span with Quarterfinals July 11, 13 & 14 and Semifinals July 18, 20 & 21. Each event will feature two-game series, with...
  • Complete list of 2018 Game Critics Awards nominees

    Complete list of 2018 Game Critics Awards nominees

    Hot on the heels of this year's expo, the nominees have been announced for the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2018. This year's list — voted on by 51 judging publications — features 56 nominated games in 17 different categories with winners set to announce on Monday, July 2.  Related — 5 things you...
  • 5 things you learn at E3 as a non-gamer

    5 things you learn at E3 as a non-gamer

    Let me start by saying I am not a gamer. My gameplay is restricted to free-to-play mobile puzzle games, wandering around RPGs aimlessly hoping to uncover clues or button mashing arcade cabinets for fighting purposes, then yelling at the screen when my dexterous moves don’t yield the intended results...
  • Pete Wentz, Dillon Francis to compete in Fortnite Pro-Am at E3 2018

    Pete Wentz, Dillon Francis to compete in Fortnite Pro-Am at E3 2018

    When you're talking about battle royale games, Fortnite Battle Royale is blowing away the competition. This year has already one of the most surprising video game crossovers in quite some time with Thanos from Avengers: Infinity War joining the battle. It's no secret that celebrities are fond of the...
  • BlizzCon 2018 announces esports line-up, schedule at Blizzard Arena

    BlizzCon 2018 announces esports line-up, schedule at Blizzard Arena

    The BlizzCon 2018 Opening Week schedule and a lineup of esports tournaments is out, and AXS has fans' tickets to all of the October gaming action taking place at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles. Get your tickets now to one of the biggest esports events of 2018 right here! BlizzCon is Blizzard...
  • Larvitar is the latest Pokémon to be featured in a Community Day. 

    Next Pokémon GO Community Day Announced

    Following the latest successful Community Day, Charmander on May 19, Niantic has announced its next event. This time around the featured creature is Larvitar and the date is June 16. Larvitar, introduced in Generation Two, is a rock and ground type. It is a three-stage evolution Pokémon and evolves...
  • Alolan Pokémon forms are coming to Pokémon GO within a few weeks. 

    Alolan forms coming to Pokémon GO

    As a kick off to the warmer weather, Niantic announced on May 21 that Alolan forms of Pokémon will be found in the mobile game soon. Alolan forms are native to the Alola region of the Pokémon universe. The Alola region made its debut with the 2016 release of the main series games Pokémon Sun and...
  • Microsoft announces the Xbox Adaptive Controller

    Microsoft announces the Xbox Adaptive Controller

    On May 16, Microsoft announced the Xbox Adaptive Controller. The controller will provide support for gamers with disabilities who may not be able to game with the standard Xbox controller. It will be supported on Xbox One and Windows 10. “At Microsoft, we believe in empowering every person and every...
  • Stardew Valley gets a release date for PlayStation Vita

    Stardew Valley gets a release date for PlayStation Vita

    After years of teasing, farming sim and indie darling, "Stardew Valley" will release on PS Vita on Tuesday, May 22. The announcement came via a developer blog from Eric Barone aka Concerned Ape on May 14. “Perhaps the most common questions I get asked is, “When is Stardew Valley coming to PS Vita...
  • Blizzard Arena Los Angeles prepares for first Overwatch League Playoffs

    Blizzard Arena Los Angeles prepares for first Overwatch League Playoffs

    The battle for the first ever Overwatch League title and trophy continues as the league gets ready to head into Postseason Playoffs.  With the regular season entering its last month of gameplay, fans are anxious to see which teams will head to Playoffs, which will commence at the Blizzard Arena Los...
  • The Pokémon GO Summer Tour 2018 was announced and will hit locations across the world.

    Second Pokémon GO Fest planned

    Pokémon GO is trying its hand at a series of live events for the second year in a row as announced by Niantic on May 7. The Pokémon GO Summer Fest will span across the globe with stops in Europe, North America.  First up is the Safari Zone event in Dortmund, Germany from June 30 to July 1. According...
  • Drake wants to include a Fortnite reference on his new album

    Drake wants to include a Fortnite reference on his new album

    Drake is not only a huge musical talent but he is also a giant video game fan. According to Drake himself, he would love to add a line of reference to the video game Fortnite on a song on his next album. The conversation actually happened on Twitch, where Drake was playing Fortnite live against...
  • The next update for Pokémon GO will roll out this week. The update will include the addition of Mew and "research tasks."

    Pokémon GO gets Mew and research quests

    On March 26, the latest update to mobile game Pokémon GO was announced. The update will include more of the seldom seen Professor Willow as he gives the player "research tasks" on the trail of the Mythical Pokémon Mew. To participate, gamers can partake in two different types of research including...
  • Heroes of the Dorm 2018 finals headed to Blizzard Arena Los Angeles

    Heroes of the Dorm 2018 finals headed to Blizzard Arena Los Angeles

    Every dorm needs a hero, and video game players from schools across the country are lining up to accept the challenge. Now, many may ask why does a dorm need a hero? The answer to that question is quite simple, as simple as a president on a dollar bill. In fact, that is the exact reason why fans of...
  • Complete list of the 2018 BAFTA Games Awards nominees

    Complete list of the 2018 BAFTA Games Awards nominees

    The video game award show season continues across the pond with Britain gearing up to celebrate the best in the gaming industry during the British Academy Games Awards, April 12 at the Troxy in London. In ties with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), the game awards are voted...
  • Complete list of 2018 Independent Games Festival Awards winners

    Complete list of 2018 Independent Games Festival Awards winners

    The City by the Bay is buzzing with video game excitement with the Game Developers Conference and Expo spanning over five days, March 19-23. Helping to kick things off were two special award shows honoring the best in the gaming industry. First up was the Independent Games Festival Awards followed...
  • Complete list of 2018 Game Developers Choice Awards winners

    Complete list of 2018 Game Developers Choice Awards winners

    This year's Game Developers Choice Awards continued the excitement of the annual Game Developers Conference and Expo with a special event to honor major achievements in the gaming industry. The Conference and Expo, spanning five days from March 19-23, saw the Game Developers Choice Awards took place...
  • A look at all the teams competing in the 2017-2018 Overwatch League

    A look at all the teams competing in the 2017-2018 Overwatch League

    In October 2017, Blizzard Entertainment opened Blizzard Arena Los Angeles which now hosts the very first Overwatch League (OWL), which has been called the "first truly global professional esports league." The 2017-2018 OWL season will see twelve national and international teams competing for a $3....
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