Iron Man Director Discusses Potential Marvel Return

Iron Man Director Discusses Potential Marvel Return

Jon Favreau is riding high at the box office with The Jungle Book, but when IGN sat down to talk all things Kipling and Disney with the director, we also asked whether a third superhero movie might be in his future. Favreau laid the foundations for the MCU by helming the first two Iron Man movies, and has executive produced several Marvel movies since, so we asked what it would take to get him bac…
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The Division: Ubisoft Addresses Cheating, Outlines Penalties

The Division: Ubisoft Addresses Cheating, Outlines Penalties

Ubisoft Massive has responded to issues with cheating in The Division, and is going to take steps to combat it. First of all, a new detection system has been implemented to catch players using cheat engines in the game. This is already starting to take effect, and Ubisoft will be handing out the largest wave of suspensions and bans to date over the next few days. Players caught cheating will be gi…
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Game from Doom Co-Creators Already Pulled from Kickstarter

Game from Doom Co-Creators Already Pulled from Kickstarter

Just days after launching, the Kickstarter for John Romero and Adrian Carmack’s new game has been pulled down. According to the latest backer update the Doom co-creators have paused the project as they prepare a demo. A demo which will display “the things we’ve waited years to put into an FPS and which make us incredibly excited about this game.” The game in question is the first-person shooter Bl…
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Black Ops 3 Awakening DLC Coming to Xbox 360 Next Week

Black Ops 3 Awakening DLC Coming to Xbox 360 Next Week

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’s first DLC pack will be available for Xbox 360 players on May 5, Xbox Live director of programming Larry Hryb announced today. The Awakening DLC pack—which has been playable on PlayStation 4 since February 2, and on Xbox One and PC since March 3—will introduce four new maps for Xbox 360 players. Additionally, a new episode of Black Ops III’s zombie story will be released…
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IGN UK Podcast #329 – Is Game of Thrones Worth Going Back To?

IGN UK Podcast #329 – Is Game of Thrones Worth Going Back To?

Boy oh boy did we go off-piste this week. We matched discussions of new Game of Thrones, the Ratchet and Clank movie and The Division with our dream film pitches, the brilliance of The Cube (game show and film) and the problems of Looper-face. Plus: Mr. Zurkon or Mr. ZurkOFF? IGN UK Podcast #329 – Is Game of Thrones Worth Going Back To? (right click to save) Continue reading…
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Hitman Episode 2: Sapienza Review

Hitman Episode 2: Sapienza Review

Part quaint Italian seaside town, part sprawling mansion, and part high-tech underground cave lair, Hitman’s second episode – Sapienza – is about as James Bond as the Hitman series has ever been. It’s an excellent level brimming with experimentation potential that will provide hours and hours of gameplay. Dressed for the Italian summer in a crisp white, tucked shirt pilfered from Daniel Craig’s wa…
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The Big Bang Theory: "The Fermentation Bifurcation" Review

The Big Bang Theory: "The Fermentation Bifurcation" Review

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. For a show as formulaic and set in its ways as The Big Bang Theory, the best episodes are often the ones that push the characters out of their comfort zones. “The Fermentation Bifurcation” set out to explore character dynamics that aren’t usually a focus on the show. It also attempted a little damage control as far as Raj and his increasingly toxic pre…
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Battlefield 5 Will Be Revealed Next Week

Battlefield 5 Will Be Revealed Next Week

DICE will reveal the next installment of the Battlefield series next Friday, May 6 at a “world premiere” event. The game will be revealed to attendees of the event, before a global livestream shows off as-yet unspecified details at 1pm PT / 4pm ET / 9pm BST IGN will be at the event, so make sure to check back for the announcements as they happen. Early reports have suggested that the game will mov…
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DC Universe Online Released on Xbox One

DC Universe Online Released on Xbox One

Daybreak Game Company has released DC Universe Online on Xbox One today. If you’re an Xbox Live Gold member, you can download and play DCUO for free now. In addition, Xbox players are getting three exclusive items: the Powered-Up Cape, Powered-Up Emblem, and Vapor Aura. The game is supported by consistent DLC releases, such as the recent Batman v Superman content. Updates also add Episodes which a…
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Netflix Orders The Punisher Series

Netflix Orders The Punisher Series

Confirming reports from earlier this year that it was in development (though Marvel then downplayed the possibility), The Punisher – as introduced in Marvel’s Daredevil: Season 2 – is getting his own Netflix spinoff series. As reported by Entertainment Weekly, Jon Bernthal will be reprising his role as the tortured vigilante, while Steve Lightfoot, who served as a writer and executive producer on …
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