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Pokemon Day Is Upon Us

by Peter Paltridgeon February 24, 2016
This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of Pokemon, counting their Japanese debut in February of 1996. The Pokemon Company and Nintendo will be ramping up the celebration over the next few days. A lot of events have already been announced, but there may be more still: a Pokemon Direct live video has been scheduled for […]
Xbox Marches In With Live Game Lineup

Xbox Marches In With Live Game Lineup

by Alex Beanon February 24, 2016
Beware the ides of March – or just play some video games – either way is fine. For your video game-playing portion of March, Microsoft Xbox has released their games they will be making available and they include “Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment” for Xbox One and “Borderlands” for Xbox 360 [through backward compatibility]…

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Activision-Blizzard Candy Crushes Video Game World

by Alex Beanon February 23, 2016
It’s official, with their now-finalized purchase of King Digital – creators of the wildly popular “Candy Crush” video game – Activision-Blizzard is now the planet’s largest video gaming company. Activision-Blizzard finalized their deal to purchase King Digital Entertainment for a whopping $5.9 billion this week and that makes them the world’s largest video gaming company. […]
DICE Awards

Everyone’s A Winner At The 19th Annual DICE Awards

by Peter Paltridgeon February 19, 2016
There was no clear sweep this year; most of the big releases from last fall walked home with one trophy, with the most any one game could gather maxed out at three. Big winners included Fallout 4 as Game of the Year and multiple awards for The Witcher 3 and Ori and the Blind Forest. […]

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Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 Awakening DLC Hits XBox March 3

by Peter Paltridgeon February 18, 2016
Activision made it official today and announced a release date for the XBox version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3: Awakening, the first of four DLC packs. It’s already on the market, but as a Playstation exclusive. The date shouldn’t surprise anyone, as it’s very similar to when the exclusivity deal was on the […]
Pokemon World Championships Will Include A Pokken Tournament Category

Pokemon World Championships Will Include A Pokken Tournament Category

by Peter Paltridgeon February 18, 2016
Pokken Tournament, the Pokemon/Tekken mashup that everyone’s waiting for, won’t be out for the Wii U until March 18. But Nintendo is including the game in their annual Pokemon World Championships tournament — the Finals will host a Pokken Tournament category in addition to the card game and the regular video game series. How will […]

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Fates And Ninjas In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon February 18, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, a little release you might have heard of called Fire Emblem Fates is now available! Just be prepared — it’s not only the most expansive Fire Emblem yet, it’s the most expensive. Finishing the game fully means buying it three times. (Unless you can find the Limited Edition, which […]
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For A Limited Time: The $15 Call Of Duty Multiplayer Pack

by Peter Paltridgeon February 17, 2016
Know a friend who might be thinking of getting into Call of Duty matches, but stops just short of doing it due to the $60 (and up) barrier? Good news for that guy: Activision has launched a special Call of Duty Starter Pack that delivers a limited number of multiplayer maps for the playing, for […]

Pokémon Magearna

New Pokemon Revealed! Meet Magearna!

by Todd Blackon February 15, 2016
A new Pokémon was recently revealed in an issue of Corocoro, and now, the Pokémon Company has not only officially revealed the Pokémon via press release, but given some details on the Pokémon itself, now called Magearna, as well as the movie it will debut in later this year. “The newly discovered Mythical Pokémon Magearna […]
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Activision Announces Double Double Weekend, Marshawn Lynch Tribute

by Peter Paltridgeon February 12, 2016
Those who play Call of Duty online frequently are familiar with events that grant double XP for either your character or your weapons. It’s never been both at the same time, though, until now. Activision has announced the first Double Double Weekend, effective immediately and lasting through Tuesday. Why Tuesday? President’s Day inteference, probably. Play […]