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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order’s next DLC is right around the corner. Rise of the Phoenix launches December 23, Nintendo has announced.

Rise of the Phoenix features Phoenix, Gambit, Ice Man, and Cable as playable characters from X-Men. Danger Room Mode and additional Gauntlet missions are also included.

Publisher Degica and developers Pyramid and G-Mode have announced Hero Must Die – Again, an anti-RPG. The game’s release is scheduled for Spring 2020.

Here’s an overview of Hero Must Die – Again, along with a trailer:

The Game Awards 2019 are almost here. Look for the pre-show to start at 5:30 PM PT / 8:30 PM ET / 1:30 AM in the UK / 2:30 AM in Europe, with the main event beginning 30 minutes later.

You can watch The Game Awards 2019 – including the pre-show – as it happens below. We’ll be sure to report on any notable Nintendo-related news that happens to be shared, and we’ll also have the full list of award winners right after the event ends.

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Tying in with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Fortnite has added a new set of skins related to the movie. Heroes Rey and Finn, along with the First Order’s new crimson Sith Stormtrooper, can be found in the Item Shop.

The Star Wars promotion doesn’t end there for Fortnite. On December 14, an exclusive scene from The Rise of Skywalker will air in-game starting at 2 PM ET.


Telltale Batman Shadows Edition is coming to Switch, a now-deleted post from Athlon Games reveals. An official announcement is expected soon.

Telltale Batman Shadows Edition includes Batman: The Telltale Series base game and new DLC, which seems to involve “a noir-style visual makeover and graphical upgrade”. Those who have previously purchased the base game can obtain the new DLC for $4.99.

Here’s the full announcement:

Continuing the trend over the past few months, Switch was again the best-selling hardware platform in the United States for November. It also remains the best-selling platform of 2019.

Hardware spending for the industry as a whole has been decreasing over the past year. Having said that, Switch is showing year-to-date hardware sales growth.



Nintendo has shared a new commercial specifically for the Switch Lite. Take a look at the advert for the system below.


Another round of data is in from this month’s NPD report. Along with the best-sellers on Switch and 3DS specifically for the month of November, we also have a list of the games year-to-date and have sold the best over the last 12 months. Continue on below for the full results.

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NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of November 2019. The results can be found below, which includes the debut of Pokemon Sword/Shield.

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According to the latest NPD report, Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield saw the highest launch month dollar sales of any Pokemon release in U.S. history. The previous launch month high was set by Pokemon Sun/Moon.

In the U.S. last month, Pokemon Sword was the third best-selling game. Pokemon Sword/Shield Double Pack came in at #4, followed by Pokemon Shield at #5. Combining the SKUs would put Pokemon Sword/Shield at #2 overall for November.