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Disney Infinity 3.0 adds Star Wars, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Inside Out play sets

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Disney Infinity is heading to a galaxy far, far away in the next virtual adventure.

Disney today announced that Disney Infinity 3.0, which is set to debut later this year, will add characters from Star WarsAvengers: Age of Ultron, and Disney Pixar’s Inside Out. The game, which allows players to control characters based on real-life figures that they own, added Marvel heroes last year.

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Saturday Night Live best host poll: Scarlett Johansson's big weekend turns up the heat on the competition

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Scarlett Johansson had one of those weekends that actors dream about. She starred in the most anticipated movie of the summer, which enjoyed the second biggest opening weekend in box-office history—bonus: she also starred in the record-holder—and she hosted Saturday Night Live to bask in the glow. It was her fourth time as guest host, and even if Johansson didn’t completely take over the show, she confidently delivered some highlights, from her extremely sultry monologue lullaby to the faux trailer for her long-awaited Black Widow movie. 

With only two episodes left—hosted by Reese Witherspoon and Louis CK—the competition for our next Mr. (or Ms.) Saturday Night contest is extremely tight. Taraji P. Henson is sitting pretty, posting an impressive debut showing with 55.5 percent of the vote. That’s three more points than Michael Keaton debuted with, and the Birdman star sank to a distant second. Dwayne Johnson was a solid third place, but nobody is safe this week. We learned that in our most recent poll when Martin Freeman, who hosted a memorable SNL, was finally eliminated. (A moment of silence, if you please.)

If Freeman can go, anybody can go. And since SNL all-star Bill Hader is currently on the plank, it will be interesting to see who fans think doesn’t belong from this top-notch group. 

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Play as Batgirl in Batman: Arkham Knight additional content

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The Dark Knight’s adventures will last long after the initial release of Batman: Arkham Knight—but players will be able to down the cowl of another character via newly announced content for the game.

Last week, a season pass was announced for Arkham Knight, promising six months of content following the Rocksteady Studios game’s release. But few details were given at the time, and with a price tag of $40 (in addition to the original purchase of the game), some fans were understandably concerned about what was to come.

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Your classic Tamagotchi lives on in
Apple Watch, iPhone app

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While your original Tamagotchi may be long gone—a distant but beloved memory of a portable, virtual pet from the past—a new Apple app is giving users a chance to relive those glory days.

Bandi Namco launched the Tamagotchi Classic app for iPhones and iPads earlier in April, and this week made the app available for the Apple Watch. The app evokes the original Tamagotchi devices, allowing players to interact with a virtual version of the original physical toy, along with an app mode that takes away the plastic veneer.

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This week's cover: Rebel Wilson leads the
Bellas in Pitch Perfect 2

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The opening scene of Universal’s highly anticipated sequel to the 2012 college a cappella comedy features the now-world-famous Barden Bellas performing for President Obama. Wilson’s self-assured Fat Amy descends from the rafters in Cirque du Soleil-like trapeze silks as if to perform an acrobatic sequence à la Pink. Unfortunately, the silks rip, Amy’s pants split, she flips upside down, and she delivers an epic wardrobe-malfunction that comes to be referred to as “Muffgate.”

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Mega Man spiritual successor, Mighty No. 9, coming this fall

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Fans of classic Mega Man games have something to look forward to this year, as Mighty No. 9 is officially set for launch in September.

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Just Cause 3 trailer looks like Furious 7 in a video game

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The gameplay trailer for Just Cause 3 is filled with so many car explosions, plane dives, and general destruction, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s a trailer for a Furious 7 video game. All it’s missing is the family.

The new trailer for Avanlanche Studios and Square Enix’s Just Cause 3 showcases protagonist Rico Rodriguez raising hell across the island of Medici as he fights to take down General Di Ravello. 

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Five Nights at Freddy's 4 coming this October

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Freddy is coming back, and he looks like he’s in pretty bad shape.

Five Nights at Freddy’s 4: The Final Chapter has been announced and is set for an Oct. 31 release later this year. A teaser image for the game has been uploaded to developer Scott Cawthon’s website, depicting Freddy. The image offers little more than a title and a release date, but the title suggests this will be the last outing for Freddy.

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Exclusive: Not a Hero developers preview BunnyLord and the game's crazy cast

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When one of the lead characters of your game is an anthropomorphic bunny, you’re bound to have a cast full of interesting characters. And in that regard, Roll7’s Not a Hero does not disappoint.

Devolver Digital has released an exclusive new look behind the scenes of its upcoming colorful, chaotic shooter, highlighting the cast, both in the game (Steve, Stanley, BunnyLord, and more) and out, including producer Simon Bennett and director Thomas Hegarty.

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Guillermo del Toro's Silent Hills video game with Norman Reedus has been canceled

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Sorry, P.T. — The Playable Teaser fans: The potential for Silent Hills is no more.

Konami confirmed to EW that Silent Hills, in the state it was conceived by producers Guillermo del Toro and Hideo Kojima with The Walking Dead’s Norman Reedus starring in the game, has been canceled.

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