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When I joined IGN as PC editor, I knew I had to build myself the perfect review machine. A PC that was strong enough to run any game I could throw at it, but not so strong that I wouldn’t be able to tell when performance issues or poor optimization were afoot.

With that balance in mind, I put together my ideal list for a powerful but not unrealistic PC that I could use to review and highlight as many great games as I could find for you. Then, I filled it to the brim with infinity mirrors and LEDs to make it look as cool as possible, because why not?

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Watch Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite’s First Three DLC Characters In Action

On top of its packed roster of popular Marvel and Capcom heroes and villains, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite will receive a handful of DLC characters, including Sigma, Black Panther, and Monster Hunter. Capcom recently released a trailer showcasing those three characters, and we got a chance to test them out ourselves at New York Comic-Con.

In the video above, you can see us take on a Capcom representative in a full match that put the three DLC characters (plus Captain Marvel) through their paces. Black Panther is the speediest of the bunch, while Sigma and Monster Hunter are burlier and have much longer reach thanks to their respective swords.

Black Panther, Sigma, and Monster Hunter will all be available for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite on October 17. You can pick up each character individually for $8, while those who purchased the game’s 2017 Character Pack will get all three at no additional cost.

Those aren’t the only DLC characters on the way to Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Capcom has announced it will also add Winter Soldier, Black Widow, and Venom to the roster later this year. The trio will also be included in the 2017 Character Pack.

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DuckTales, Darkwing Duck And More Disney Cartoons Get Funko Figures

The Disney Afternoon lives again, thanks to Funko’s new line of action figures. The company behind the billions of Pop vinyl figures everyone you know owns are expanding their product line with a series of action figures featuring characters from the early-90s afternoon lineup of Disney animated series.

Firstly, the terror that flaps in the night is getting his own figure. Darkwing Duck comes complete with his signature gas gun as an accessory. From DuckTales, Scrooge McDuck is featured in the collection. With a bag of money and his cane included, the richest duck in the world is ready for adventure. Baloo the bear, who also happens to be a cargo pilot, represents TailSpin in the toy line. Finally, Chip and Dale–the chipmunk heroes of Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers–each get their own figures. It’s important to note that the Dale figure includes Zipper the house fly as an accessory. Technically, that makes it two characters for the price of one.

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Of course, no Funko toy line would be complete without some kind of rarity involved. A few lucky fans will be able to pick up a black and white Darkwing Duck chase figure, with a rarity of 1-in-6.

These new figures stand nearly four inches tall and feature plenty of articulation. While there’s no word whether the lineup will expand in the future, there are more than enough characters for Funko to include in future waves–Gosalyn from Darkwing Duck, Gizmoduck from DuckTales, and Kit Cloudkicker from Tailspin all come to mind. As it stands, the company already has an extensive lineup of Mystery Mini figures encompassing almost any character you can think of from these shows.

That said, there are other cartoons from the Disney Afternoon block of shows that Funko could include as well. After all, Goof Troop and Gargoyles could both make for some exciting action figures.

These new toys will be released in the fall.

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Steven Universe PS4 / Xbox One RPG Release Date Confirmed, And It’s Very Soon

Cartoon Network has announced a release date for Steven Universe: Save the Light, the first home console title based on the popular animated series. The game releases for PlayStation 4 in North and Latin America on October 31, while the Xbox One version launches globally three days later, on November 3.

Those planning to pick the title up on Xbox One will soon have a chance to pre-order it. The game will be available for pre-purchase from the Xbox Store starting on October 23. The game will only be available digitally on both platforms and costs $25.

Steven Universe: Save the Light is the sequel to the series’ mobile game, Attack the Light. The game is a 2D RPG and stars many mainstays from the animated series, including Steven, his dad Greg, his best friend Connie, and the Crystal Gems. It also features several original characters like Squaridot, a game-exclusive Crystal Gem who’s an ally of the game’s mysterious antagonist.

Like other traditional RPGs, battles in Steven Universe: Save the Light play out in turn-based fashion. You also have to press the button at the right time to defend yourself against enemies and deal extra damage when you attack, similar to Paper Mario. You can watch 20 minutes of gameplay footage above to get a better look at the game’s combat system and exploration.

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Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Dev Announces New Switch Game

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth developer Nicalis has announced its new horror-themed game, Knight Terrors, which will be released for Nintendo Switch on October 24.

This arcade-style side-scroller, which is being developed by Nicalis and FreakZone Games, sees players control a mysterious suit of armor known as The Knight, who battles with a sword and can fly with his blood-red wings. For a look at the game in action, check out the trailer below:

In Knight Terrors, players will race through countrysides to battle all sorts of ghouls, flaming skulls, and plenty of other ghastly enemies in procedurally generated levels. The game features simple two-button controls, sprite graphics, power-ups, high score tracking, and multiple unlockable game modes. You’ll have to avoid spiked pits, and it’ll be “game over” for The Knight if he takes three hits or allows three enemies to pass.

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