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Amiibos Are The Biggest Rip Off Since Horse Armor

by Justin Weinblatton April 19, 2015
Since DLC first arrived on the scene, gamers have been understandably skeptical about it. Complaints have ranged from DLC being overpriced, on disc content being paywalled, and customers being prevented from a full experience unless they bought DLC. Nintendo has proved that gamers are indeed willing to accept all of these things, as long as […]
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For the Love of God Stop Calling it “E-sports”

by Justin Weinblatton April 11, 2015
For The Love Of God Stop Calling It e-Sports For a dark and shameful portion of my life, I worked as a retail clerk at a major national chain (I won’t name them here, but it rhymes with vest guy).  When I’m forced to admit to as much on my resume, I don’t say I […]
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First Level of Super Mario 64 recreated in Unity

by Tim St. Croixon March 31, 2015
Roystan Ross released a in browser version of the first level of the gaming classic Super Mario 64 on March 12. Faithfully recreated using the Unity Engine, and with gorgeous updated graphics, it gives players a chance to see what an HD update of the video game classic could look like. Ross has stated he […]

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Pokémon TCG: XY: Roaring Skies takes flight in May

by Charlie Grammeron March 25, 2015
Today the Pokémon Company International was excited to announce the latest expansion in the Pokémon Trading Card Game franchise. This expansion, known as Roaring Skies will be arriving on May 6, 2015, featuring more than 100 new cards. Here are the key features for the newest set, as taken from the official fact sheet: 7 […]
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Capcom and Six Flags team up to bring Monster Hunter 4 to life

by Charlie Grammeron March 24, 2015
Capcom recently announced a partnership with Six Flags to bring the Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate experience to the guests at Six Flags Magic Mountain. As part of this campaign, the famous Goliath roller coaster will be re-themed to Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate from March 28 through August 10, 2015. The national Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate […]
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Danganronpa Murder Mystery debuts at Anime Conji 2015

by Charlie Grammeron March 17, 2015
Today Nippon Ichi Software America revealed that they’re teaming up with the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) in order to debut a new, one-of-a-kind event at Anime Conji 2015 on April 4, 2015. The event in question? None other than a special Danganronpa Murder Mystery! This event will kick off at 10 […]

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Rising Star Games heads to EGX Rezzed 2015

by Charlie Grammeron March 12, 2015
Today Rising Star Games has revealed that they’ll be bringing seven playable indie games to the show floor of EGX Rezzed 2015. These seven titles will be featured in the Rising Star Games showroom, and are the following: Ratz Instagib, Tulpa, Cloudbuilt, TRI: Of Friendship and Madness, Kromaia, The Marvellous Miss Take, and one title […]
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Final Fantasy concert music ‘Final Symphony’ out now

by Ramon Arandaon March 6, 2015
A new album dubbed “Final Symphony” which features concert music of the Final Fantasy series is out now, and featured music performed by the London Symphony Orchestra, alongside composer Nobuo Uematsu at Abbey Road Studios. The “Final Symphony” album includes music from Final Fantasy VI, VII and X and is a follow up to the […]
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Rock Band 4 is coming out in 2015; Full details to be revealed at E3 2015

by Sean Garmeron March 5, 2015
This is one of those announcements that makes me have to pull back the reigns and remember to be a games journalist first, because the gamer and huge Rock Band enthusiast in me is about ready to jump around my apartment with so much excitement. Rock Band absolutely became a huge part of my life […]

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DuckTales animated series returning in 2017

by Ramon Arandaon February 25, 2015
Blathering blatherskites!! Disney has today announced that an all-new DuckTales series is currently in production, and is coming to Disney XD in 2017.  For any 80s kid, like me, DuckTales brings fond memories of childhood, as the series aired from the late 80s to 90s and was an absolute favorite of mine and many of […]
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Dying Light inspires live-action short-film

by Charlie Grammeron February 23, 2015
Have you played Dying Light and wondered how much of the game could be recreated in film? Techland and Flying Carpet Studio certainly have, and so they’ve decided to create a live-action short-film called The Last Supply Drop, released today, to discover the answer to this question. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdSxuMhZO3Q The film above etells the story of […]
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Game Connection names its Development Awards nominees

by Ramon Arandaon February 13, 2015
Game Connection has today announced their list of nominees for the Development Awards 2015, which takes place on March 3 in San Francisco. The projects that have been nominated are original game projects or those that have not been picked up by a publisher yet. The competition includes indies and those from larger studios such […]