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Playable Cartoon “Cuphead” Is As Beautiful As it Is Sadistic

by Peter Paltridgeon June 17, 2015
There have been many attempts throughout the years to replicate cartoons in video game form. There’s been the “just make a cartoon and then sprinkle a few choices here and there” method (Dragon’s Lair), there was then the “use as many sprites as possible in a 2D sidescroller” method (Earthworm Jim, the original Rayman), and […]
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Recap Of Microsoft’s E3 Conference

by RolandOfGileadon June 17, 2015
Now that all the major studios have run their E3 conferences, the general consensus is that Sony won the show. But Microsoft put up a decent fight and showed some cool tech in the meantime. Here’s a brief recap, garnished with photos taken during the event itself. Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft’s XBox division and […]

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The XBox Elite Controller Is Wilder Than Anyone Thought

by Peter Paltridgeon June 17, 2015
A couple weeks before E3 began, pictures were leaked out of a new XBox controller called the Elite controller. It had a headphone jack. That was the only discernible difference. E3 is now here, and Microsoft has revealed the Elite to the public. It’s…it’s….wow. It certainly has a headphone jack, and it also has….everything else. […]
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“Star Wars Rebels” to Join Disney Infinity 3.0

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2015
Disney Infinity has announced that four Star Wars Rebels characters will be joining the previously announced Star Wars characters set to debut with the Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, coming this fall to Sony’s PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3; Nintendo’s Wii U; and Microsoft’s Xbox One and Xbox 360. Ezra Bridger, Kanan Jarrus, Sabine Wren, and […]

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The Story Behind The Last Guardian’s Long Delay

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
The sudden re-reveal of The Last Guardian, a game people have wanted for years but figured was cancelled, was one of the Three Miracles of E3 (the other two being FFVII and Shenmue). People have been curious about the events behind the scenes for a long time. What took this game so long to reappear, […]
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Square-Enix Reveals Final Fantasy Portal App

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
If Square-Enix made anything clear this morning at E3, it’s that their production speed is ramping up and they’ve got a lot of products coming through the assembly line over the next twelve months. In order for their consumers to keep track of all that stuff, Square is encouraging them to download a special smartphone […]

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Link Finally Dons A Dress In The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
The next handheld Zelda was revealed at Nintendo’s E3 Digital Event this morning. We’ve had ports and we’ve had an original adventure….what we haven’t had in a while is a multiplayer focus, like back when Four Swords Adventures was released. Nintendo takes Link back to that genre this fall with The Legend of Zelda: Triforce […]
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Kingdom Hearts Goes Mobile With Unchained X

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
Kingdom Hearts 3 is far enough along for gameplay footage to exist, yet there’s still no solid release date. It’s still a long way off, and there’s one way Square has provided to tide fans over, but……..ahhhh, it involves the word “freemium.” If you want another 3DS game, tough noogies. This is the harsh world […]

Destiny's The Taken King Officially Announced

Destiny’s The Taken King Officially Announced

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
The US patent office didn’t lie…The Taken King is the name of the next expansion for Activision’s video game franchise Destiny. The Taken King is the biggest expansion of the game released to date, adding the first full destination to the game since launch, along with a new campaign, three new Guardian subclasses, new armor, […]
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New Kingdom Hearts 3 Footage Reveals Tangled World

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
Just when we all feared it had been forgotten, Square-Enix debuted new footage of Kingdom Hearts 3 today at their E3 press conference. And not just cutscene footage….gameplay footage! It’s further along than any of us thought, which is a good thing. Disney’s recent acquisitions raise a whole new world of possibilites (sorry for the […]