Super Mario Odyssey’s amiibo content will be unlockable without the amiibo

Lootboxes and microtransactions and all sorts of chicanery have been invading video games for the last few years, locking out content that used to be unlockable through in-game achievements. What happened to the days where getting hard mode meant you simply had to beat the game instead of shelling out an additional $10? While Super […]

Shadow of War pre-order deals: $21 off, bottle opener, or Ring of Power

We thought publishers had done away with retailer-exclusive pre-order bonuses, but it appears Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is one such exception. While all retailers and platform versions will include the same in-game digital pre-order bonuses, we’ve spotted THREE physical bonuses at different retailers if you pre-order before the Tuesday, October 10, 2017 release date. Combined […]