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How To Easily Evolve Eevee Into Umbreon Or Espeon In Pokémon Go

When Pokémon Go first launch, crafty players quickly figured out that if they renamed their eevee Sparky, Rainer, or Pyro then the little 'mons would evolve into Jolteon, Vaporeon, and Flareon, respectively. A similar trick seems to work for the recently released set of generation two critters.

The Silph Road ‏recently reported that if you rename your eevee Tamao before you evolve it then it will evolve into an Umbreon. Likewise, if you name your eevee Sakura it will turn into Espeon. We were able to confirm that this trick works when we tested it ourselves. Hopefully you stockpiled a few extra eevees. Happy Pokémon hunting!

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New Mass Effect: Andromeda Video Takes A Deep Dive Into Combat

BioWare released a gameplay-centric combat-focused video today, so if you've been waiting and wondering just how things will play out in the thick of battle, here's your chance for a look.

While many trailers and videos up to now have focused on other aspects of the upcoming title, this one digs deep into combat mechanics, features, functions, and more.

Check out the video below to see how things could play out during your exploration through uncharted space!

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At GDC 2017, Sony digs into how to design games for the PSVR Aim controller

At GDC 2017, Sony’s Richard Marks and Tom Bruckbock will join the devs of VR shooter Farpoint to dive into the world of VR game development utilizing the gun-shaped PS VR Aim Controller. …


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Reader Discussion – What Game Would You Like To See Adapted Into A Television Show?

Today news came that Amazon was greenlighting an animated show of Double Fine's Costume Quest. Costume Quest might not necessarily be a game that the masses have been clamoring to see a television adaptation of but it's definitely got potential, I think.

Anyway, I started thinking about games I'd love to see adapted into shows and I think both a straightforward serialized version of Grand Theft Auto IV or a prequel to Bioshock based on John Shirley's Pretty Good Tie-In Novel would be my choices. I also would dig a Saw-inspired take on Zero Escape.

What about you, readers? What games would you like to see adapted into shows? Let us know in the comments below.

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FTL: Faster Than Light Studio, Subset Games, Announces Into The Breach

Subset Games burst onto the scene with FTL: Faster Than Light, the roguelike space simulator which fulfilled our dreams of being captain of an advanced starship. After knocking it out of the park with FTL, Subset is back with a new title in a whole new genre.

Into The Breach is a turn-based tactics game, calling to mind the likes of genre classics Final Fantasy Tactics and Front Mission. It's mechs vs subterranean monsters in a battle for control of planet Earth. The narrative features a unique time travel twist, where failure has the player traveling back in time and trying again in an alternate timeline. We're not yet sure what effect this mechanic will have on gameplay, but we're confident that Subset has some clever tricks up its sleeve.

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The game has been announced for PC, Mac, and Linux. According to Subset, Into The Breach will release "when we feel it's ready."

Check out GI's review of FTL: Faster Than Light here.

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Torment: Tides Of Numenera Story Trailer Looks One Billion Years Into The Future

Torment: Tides of Numenera, the "thematic successor" to Planescape: Torment, has a new trailer that outlines its story.

In the trailer you learn of a man able to cheat death by moving his consciousness between bodies. Turns out, it's not as great as you would think it is. You can check out the trailer below, which doesn't have any gameplay, but sets up a very interesting story.

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For more on Torment: Tides Of Numenera, head here.

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Investors pour another $8.5M into Star Trek Timelines dev Disruptor Beam

Social and mobile game dev Disruptor Beam has raised $ 8.5 million from both new and existing investors as it plans to debut a new Walking Dead game later this year. …


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Blog: A deep dive into the data of 2016′s video game Kickstarters

ICO Partners founder Thomas Bidaux puts forward a detailed analysis of the games that hit Kickstarter in 2016. …


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Gram Games launches program to bring more women into game dev

Turkish game company Gram Games has launched a new initiative, The 22 Percent Project, aimed at bringing more women into the game industry via (among other things) a series of game dev workshops. …


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Rooster Teeth Games switches gears to branch into game publishing

After developing and publishing a game based on the animated series RWBY last year, Rooster Teeth has announced that Rooster Teeth Games is branching out to publish games for independent developers. …


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