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Tomb Raider Reboots With Roar Uthaug

by Alex Beanon November 17, 2015
Roar Uthaug [yes, THAT Roar Uthaug] has agreed to direct the rebootified version of “Tomb Raider”, the wildly popular video game of the 1990s that made Angelina Jolie semi-famous in 2001 when she starred as the game’s heroine, Lara Croft, and then reprised that role in a subsequent sequel. The video game franchise was itself […]
Battlefy Unifies The eSports Movement

Battlefy Unifies The eSports Movement

by Peter Paltridgeon November 16, 2015
Competitive video game tournaments (commonly referred to as eSports) have blown up in popularity over the last few years. Tens of thousands of tournaments for games like DOTA 2, LoL and others have taken place just in 2015, amounting to more than 100 million players and almost 150 million viewers watching the events on TV […]

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Cloud Joins Smash Bros, And Other Revelations From Today’s Nintendo Direct

by Peter Paltridgeon November 12, 2015
Nintendo held their first live Nintendo Direct since the death of Satoru Iwata this afternoon at 2 Pacific. Most of what was covered were games we already knew about, except now most of them have release dates. Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam comes January 22. Star Fox Zero is slated for April 22. Pokken Tournament […]
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A New Arcade Wants Quarters In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon November 12, 2015
This week’s Nintendo Download is even sleepier than last week’s. I can’t say everything here is going to interest anyone, especially when the main offering is a freemium badge-collecting game. However, a new Nintendo Direct is about to hit one hour from when this item is being posted, so we can assume all the good […]

Conan Checks Out Fallout 4

Conan Checks Out Fallout 4

by Alex Beanon November 11, 2015
Conan O’Brien checks out “Fallout 4” [and his ass] in the latest episode of Clueless Gamer…
Sony PlayStation 4 – It’s A Wonderful Life

Sony PlayStation 4 – It’s A Wonderful Life

by Alex Beanon November 11, 2015
Sony produces a video reminding you this holiday gift-giving season that their gaming console is “for the players” a not-so-slightly-subtle dig a Microsoft’s ill-fated attempt to make their console more for non-video game players at the outset of its introduction and uses a Vanilla Ice lookalike to do it…

Star Wars: Battlefront Live Trailer

Star Wars: Battlefront Live Trailer

by Alex Beanon November 10, 2015
The live action trailer for Sony PlayStation’s “Star Wars: Battlefront” has dropped and it urges you to become more powerful…
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Full Launch List Of Titles That Work With XBox One’s Backwards Compatibility

by Peter Paltridgeon November 9, 2015
Fallout 4’s release may be foremost in your mind, but if you ever have the urge to play Fallout 3 again (and you played it on an XBox 360), good news: you don’t have to drag out an older console to replay that game. It’s on Microsoft’s list of games that will be backwards-compatible with […]

The Warcraft Movie Trailer

The Warcraft Movie Trailer

by Alex Beanon November 6, 2015
Activision Blizzard – who else? – has a new movie coming out, perhaps you have heard of it? Here is the newly released trailer for “Warcraft”, the movie based on the video game currently scheduled for a June 10, 2016 release date…
StarCraft II: Legacy of The Void Trailer

StarCraft II: Legacy of The Void Trailer

by Alex Beanon November 6, 2015
Activision Blizzard is all over the joint this week and their latest outing is the launch trailer for “StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void” due to be released on November 10, 2015…