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Imran Khan

Imran is Fanbyte's News Editor and owns too many gaming t-shirts.


Star Wars: Republic Commando Comes to PS4 and Switch This April

Aspyr, the developer behind a spat of recent Star Wars ports and the recently-announced Stubbs the Zombie port, has announced that they are bringing the 2005 Xbox/PC game Star Wars: Republic Commando to PlayStation 4 and Switch on Apr. 6. The tactical first-person shooter was a favorite of Star Wars gamers…

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A New Nier Replicant Remake Trailer Is A Closer Look

Square Enix has seemingly decided to open the Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139 faucets and start releasing a torrent of footage for the upcoming remaster/remake of 2010’s Nier. Today, courtesy of the Nier twitter account, we get a look at the shot-for-shot remake of the first game’s attract screen with new graphics, new voices,…

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Review: Chug Jug With You

In 2018, YouTube channel CM Skits posted a 16-second video titled “Let’s Play Fortnite!!!!”, wherein a high-pitched distorted voice crooned a pained song snippet about the battle royale shooter Fortnite to the tune of “American Boy” by Estelle. It is the kind of video you chuckle at, close the window, and forget…

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Chug Jug With You

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GameStop Trades-In CFO Jim Bell For $5 Toward A Used iPod Shuffle

GameStop is unable to stay out of the news, but it’s rarely for good reasons. Hot off the heels of acting as an unwitting centerpiece to the largest stock market upheaval in modern history, the company has announced that its Chief Financial Officer Jim Bell is taking his leave from…

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A New State of Play is Coming On Feb. 25

Sony Interactive Entertainment, also known as those PlayStation folks, has announced that a new State of Play stream will premiere on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 2:00 PM PT/5:00 P.M. ET. According to the PlayStation.Blog, the 30-minute stream will focus on ten games for both PlayStation 4 and 5, including previously…

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Ratchet and Clank: RIft Apart

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Nier Automata Has Sold Over Five Million Copies

On the fourth anniversary of Nier Automata‘s release, Square Enix has announced a new milestone for the critical darling’s sales numbers. Across PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, Nier Automata has sold over five million copies. To put that into perspective, Nier Automata has outsold about eight times the original Nier. It is far and…

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Vampire The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 Delayed Yet Again As Publisher Replaces Development Studio

When Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 was revealed by Paradox Interactive, fans of the cult-classic RPG were delighted that a dream sequel was finally on the way. Since that optimistic announcement, the game’s distraught and fractured development lead to multiple high-profile departures and, Paradox announced today, a full shucking…

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Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection is a Lot of Dying for a Rebirth

Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection is an exercise in realizing that you are not as good as video games as you assumed you were. Capcom’s newest 2D platformer is tough at the best of times and unfair at its worst, making for an experience that is difficult to recommend for a…

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Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection

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Apparently Watch Dogs: Legion Has An Online Mode Coming In March

You would be forgiven for forgetting about Watch Dogs: Legion as a whole five months after release, much less its whisper-quiet multiplayer mode. The online play function of the game was not available for its October launch, but publisher Ubisoft said that it would be on its way before too…

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Watch Dogs: Legion Co-op

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This Week in News Is Legal And Direct

Welcome to This Week in News, where we quickly run down the video gaming stories from this past week that you may have missed. A ‘Prominent’ Japanese Studio is Reportedly Making a Silent Hill Reboot – Team Bloober, the makers of The Medium and a recent Blair Witch game, hint that they’re…

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Everything You Missed From Blizzcon 2021

After last year’s COVID-related cancellation of Blizzcon, Blizzard is back with an online-only event of their yearly showcase. For most Blizzard fans, the true joy of the show is going to panels and meeting likeminded Blizzard fans cosplaying their favorite characters more than just the announcements. Still, Blizzard usually comes…

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Diablo II: Resurrected Is a New Remake of the Classic Title

When you’re a company with a lineage like Blizzard, it feels criminal to leave a lot of your rich history solely in the past. The virtues of preservation along with the horrors of capitalism find a middle ground in the realm of remakes, however, and Diablo II finds itself next…

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Diablo II: Resurrected

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Fortnite Datamine Suggests A Street Fighter Crossover

It is a little difficult for Fortnite, the incredibly popular battle royale/toybox, to phase us even more. After both Kratos and Master Chief became playable skins in the game a few months ago to surprisingly little conversation, we have largely become desensitized to the churning wheel of licenses Epic Games keeps…

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Super Street Fighter II Intro

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Project Triangle Strategy Demo Review

During yesterday’s Nintendo Direct, the creators of Octopath Traveler revealed the next game in their HD-2D series, Project Triangle Strategy (it’s a mouthful but a working title) for the Switch. Alongside the announcement, Nintendo revealed that a demo was going up on the eShop as a debut preview for fans…

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Here’s Everything You Missed From Today’s Nintendo Direct

Nintendo has always marched to the beat of its own drum, which is both refreshing and incredibly frustrating for fans of the developer and Switch owners looking for their next first-party fix. After setting a new precedent with direct delivery of gaming news with its aptly-named Nintendo Directs, the platform-holder…

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Nintendo Direct

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Pyra and Mythra Are Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Next DLC Characters

Nintendo promised Smash and Smash did arrive. Xenoblade 2’s Mythra and Pyra are the next two DLC characters coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in March. The two act as one character that can be freely switched between using their respective blades for different effects and moves. Xenoblade Chronicles 2…

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Keyboard vs. Keyboard, This Is How the Next Gen Consoles CLACK UP

One odd thing I find myself excited about each new generation is the myriad ways game consoles let us communicate with each other. While there’s a number of voice-driven options — including headsets, built-in microphones, and inexplicable mobile apps — I’ve always kind of preferred a good old keyboard with little letters on…

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The Most Photogenic Pokémon We Want in the New Pokémon Snap

With a brand new Pokémon Snap game coming to the Nintendo Switch, Bandai Namco and The Pokémon Company are invoking a wave of nostalgia for fans who revere the 1999 Nintendo 64 title. In the intervening two decades since the original Pokémon Snap, there have been 739 new Pokémon created…

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We Asked a Zoologist to Risk Assess these Animal Crossing Combos

Throughout the years, Animal Crossing has brought together nearly 500 villagers from across the animal kingdom. The player’s sleepy little village hosts all sorts of different species up and down the food chain living together in harmony in close proximity. While that’s a utopian ideal, the actual reality of how…

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