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Fall Guys is getting a Sonic skin tomorrow

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 11:39 GMT Fall Guys’ least surprising addition is a Sonic the Hedgehog skin.Mediatonic has revealed in a Fall Guys developer live stream that the game is getting an official Sonic the Hedgehog-themed outfit. The two-piece skin will be available starting tomorrow, October 14.The full suit will cost you 10 Crowns, but you can opt for just the top for 5 Crowns. The skin looks about as silly as you’d expect, especially since you can have a different colour/skin on the bottom. Given the original design of Sonic, it fits really well on Fall…

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Pokemon Masters interview: looking back on the first year of another huge mobile spin-off

There aren’t many video game franchises out there that can support multiple huge mobile games – but Pokemon is one of them. While Pokemon Go was the game that caused a huge splash and made waves in news headlines, others are highly successful nevertheless, including Pokemon Masters, which last month hit its first anniversary since launch.Pokemon Masters has something of a different focus to most Pokemon titles. While the critters that you bond and battle with are key, it also features an all-star cast of Pokemon Trainers and Masters from around the Pokemon series, pulling inspiration for those characters from…

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Porygon and Charmander are the Pokemon Go Community Day Pokemon for September and October

Players recently had the opportunity to vote on which Pokemon they wanted to appear in the next two Pokemon Go Community Day events – the victors were Porygon and Charmander. The poll was initially posted on the official Pokemon Go Twitter page, and was between four iconic Gen 1 Pokemon: Charmander, Porygon, Caterpie, and Grimer. 🗳️ Trainers, it’s time to cast your vote! 🗳️ The two Pokémon with the most votes will be the featured Pokémon for our next two Community Day events! #PokemonGOCommunityDay — Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) August 23, 2020After almost 1 million votes were cast, there were two…

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Pokemon Go might be getting a paid subscription service

A recent datamine has revealed that Pokemon Go might be getting its own subscription service in the near future. The news comes from Reddit, where a poster detailed their excursion deep into the source code for Pokemon Go’s latest APK.Most of what they learned had to do with Mega Evolutions – for example, the implementation of Megas was in the works prior to remote raiding and stickers, and Megas will have their own Raid level (as opposed to following the traditional 1-5 structure, which was originally reported after the initial datamining session).It was also revealed that there is a new…

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Fall Guys was pitched to ten publishers before Devolver picked it up

Game publishers seemingly weren’t too hot on battle royale when Fall Guys developers went looking for funding.Fall Guys is easily on of this year’s most successful games. Its PC sales are outstanding, and the idea to give it away for free to PlayStation Plus members is ingenious. In short, it’s a hit, but not everyone had the foresight to call it early in development.In a lengthy Twitter thread, Mediatonic creative director Jeff Tanton recounted the game’s inception, early development and the hard time the studio had convincing publishers to fund it.According to Tanton, lead game designer Joe Walsh had the…

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Fall Guys publisher apologises for mass-revoking keys bought in Argentina

By Sherif Saed, Thursday, 20 August 2020 12:19 GMT Some Fall Guys players in Argentina have, through no fault of their own, lost access to the game because of some darn scammers.Fall Guys publisher Devolver Digital has issued a statement to explain why it had to revoke Steam keys of the game, most of which were bought in Argentina.According to Devolver, the company identified certain scammers who took advantage of the game’s lower, regional price in Argentina to mass-purchase keys at a further discount, and presumably offload those keys on grey market sites later.Unfortunately, Devolver mass-revoked and refunded many of…

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Portal and My Friend Pedro skins leaked for Fall Guys

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 17 August 2020 11:49 GMT It looks like the Fall Guys brand collaboration train won’t be slowing down anytime soon.Fall Guys is seemingly just getting started with its crossover costumes, which so far include just a few items inspired by other games. There’s the Half-Life stuff, the Team Fortress 2 Scout one and only a couple more.Though so many brands inside and outside the video game world would love to see costumes themed after their products in Fall Guys, the developer of the explosively successful game is seemingly taking it slow, starting out with modest takes…

Fall Guys has sold 2 million copies, and 60 million beans have fallen over in the process thumbnail VG247

Fall Guys has sold 2 million copies, and 60 million beans have fallen over in the process

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has sold over 2 million copies in just one week – and 60 million jellybeans have fallen over in the process. The news comes from a tweet published by the official Devolver Digital Twitter account, which you can check out below. The incredible team @Mediatonic and the super chill @FallGuysGame community have put up some wild numbers in just one week! Big thanks to all for all the great jellybean vibes. pic.twitter.com/6nW9vp6qeS — Devolver Digital (@devolverdigital) August 10, 2020“The incredible team at Mediatonic and the super chill Fall Guys community have put up some wild numbers in just…

Animal Crossing climbs back to #1, while Switch has six games in the top 10 thumbnail VG247

Animal Crossing climbs back to #1, while Switch has six games in the top 10

By Cian Maher, Monday, 10 August 2020 14:25 GMT Animal Crossing: New Horizons has managed to reclaim its position as top dog on the UK video game sales charts, while parent company Nintendo has a whopping six titles in the top 10. Animal Crossing: New Horizons has usurped Ghost of Tsushima to become the bestselling video game in the UK this week. As the official charts show, Ghost of Tsushima has been relegated to second fiddle, while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is gaining momentum in third place.This week’s list highlights a stellar performance from Nintendo, who owns an immense 60%…

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Fall Guys tops Steam charts, beating Horizon Zero Dawn

By Cian Maher, Sunday, 9 August 2020 18:12 GMT Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has been the talk of the town all week, and now it’s gone and topped the Steam charts. Steam publishes a Weekly Top Sellers list every Sunday, and this particular Sunday is obviously no different. Well, it’s a bit different, because the top-ranked game for this week is one where you play as a klutzy bean who thrives on pushing other klutzy beans off of disarmingly high platforms – Fall Guys is officially number one.This means that it has knocked last week’s bestseller, Grounded, off of top…

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Animal Crossing update 1.4.1 – here’s what’s new

By Cian Maher, Thursday, 6 August 2020 17:12 GMT Animal Crossing update 1.4.1 recently launched for Nintendo Switch, introducing several changes to one of 2020’s most popular games. Details of what has changed are listed on the official Nintendo website, which includes patch notes for Animal Crossing update 1.4.1. Although the changes may seem minor, they are more impactful than they look at face value.Animal Crossing update 1.4.1 rectifies issues that arose from the last update, 1,4,0, including an exploit that allowed players to hack trees in order to have them grow Star Fragments instead of fruit.Here’s the full list of…