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SDCC: New Co-Op Mode Revealed For Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3

SDCC2015: New Co-Op Mode Revealed For Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3

by Peter Paltridgeon July 9, 2015
Wow, this is nutty. I know Comic-Con is famous for unexpected announcements, but was anyone expecting Call of Duty to ever feature a film noir zombie story starring Jeff Goldblum? That’s what we’re getting this fall in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. Entitled Zombies — Shadows of Evil, Activision unveiled it this afternoon during […]
SDCC2015: Ant-Man Comes To Marvel Future Fight

SDCC2015: Ant-Man Comes To Marvel Future Fight

by Peter Paltridgeon July 9, 2015
Marvel Future Fight is a mobile action-RPG game featuring many of the company’s signature superheroes. It didn’t have Ant-Man until now. Was this delay engineered on purpose as some kind of synergy with a major Hollywood movie? More than likely. But that’s okay, he’s here now, and so are fellow bug-themed heroes The Wasp, Giant […]

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Mario Tennis And An Epic Indie Sale In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 9, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, it looks like we’re back to improving the N64 library (about time, I say). Last week Ocarina of Time made its late debut, and this week we get Mario Tennis, which was released in 2000 and introduced Waluigi, as well as re-introduced Princess Daisy. The eShop’s Epic Indie Sale […]
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SDCC2015: Every “Doctor Who” Doctor Playable In Lego Dimensions

by Peter Paltridgeon July 9, 2015
We knew one of the licensed properties that would be included in Lego Dimensions was Doctor Who; we just didn’t know what the extent of that would be until now. It turns out that yes, every single regeneration of the Doctor in his 50-plus year history will be playable in the game. You actually cycle […]

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SDCC2015: When Heroes Returns To TV, It’ll Also Debut In Gaming

by Peter Paltridgeon July 8, 2015
Anyone remember Heroes? It was the sensation of the mid-2000’s, but quickly flamed out when the writing spiraled downhill. NBC is going to give the franchise another go this fall with Heroes: Reborn. Same concept, same world, but new characters. HRG will show up and so will Hiro, but the cast will be mostly newcomers. […]
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SDCC2015: Microsoft’s XBox Comic-Con Plans

by Peter Paltridgeon July 8, 2015
Microsoft has a full plate of events ready for San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, both in and around the convention area. Outside the convention at the Manchester Hyatt hotel in downtown San Diego, the XBox Lounge will feature a staggering 90 gaming stations featuring unreleased titles like Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Forza Motorsport 6, […]

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SDCC2015: Skylanders SuperChargers Shifts into High Gear at Comic-Con

by Peter Paltridgeon July 7, 2015
The Skylanders franchise will have a big presence at Comic-Con this weekend. Just try to find a booth without ’em. The Skylanders show floor booth (#121) will be the first locale in the world where fans can get their hands on the new Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition, as well as the Wii U exclusive figures […]
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Michael K. Williams Cast In Assassin’s Creed Flick

by Alex Beanon July 6, 2015
Michael K. Williams [Chalky White in “Boardwalk Empire”] has been cast alongside Michael Fassbender in the upcoming film version of the video game, “Assassin’s Creed”. Williams’ role has yet to be defined but is reportedly a co-starring role with Fassbender. Marion Cotillard is also in the cast. “Assassin’s Creed” is currently scheduled to be released […]

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SDCC2015: Dark Horse Comics Producing Dragon Age Comic By Greg Rucka

by Peter Paltridgeon July 6, 2015
Today, Dark Horse let one of their SDCC announcements out early: a new limited series based on a popular game franchise. BioWare’s Dragon Age series of roleplaying games is getting a comic spinoff later this year, and the story is being written by rising legend Greg Rucka. If you’re unfamiliar with Rucka’s work, rectify that […]
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The Legend Returns In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 2, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, a major hole in the Wii U’s Virtual Console library has finally been filled as The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is now part of the library! If you don’t already have a way to play one of the best games in history, you have no excuse this […]