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Sixteen More XBox 360 Games Now Playable On XBox One

by Peter Paltridgeon December 17, 2015
Ah, good, the number of compatible titles with the XBox One’s backwards compatibility service has been expanded! Sixteen additional 360 games now work with the new console, in addition to the 104 the feature launched with not too long ago. Halo: Reach now works with XBox One, as does Deux Ex, Portal, Fable III and […]
Volcanion Officially Introduced To The Pokemon Family

Volcanion Officially Introduced To The Pokemon Family

by Peter Paltridgeon December 15, 2015
The Pokemon Company has officially announced a new (in relative terms) Mythical Pokemon: some kind of crab-rock-tire combination called Volcanion. What makes him so special? This is the first Pokemon in any game that happens to be both Fire and Water-type at the same time. The official description goes into detail…. Unlike any other Pok√©mon, […]

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Bayonetta Coming To Smash Bros. In Final Update

by Peter Paltridgeon December 15, 2015
Masahiro Sakurai appeared onscreen this afternoon at 2 Eastern to make Nintendo’s final announcements regarding Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. And he started out by giving us…..yet ANOTHER Fire Emblem character with a sword; this makes five overall. The game will be offering Corrin, the protagonist of Fire Emblem Fates (which releases […]
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EA Games Launches eSports Division

by Peter Paltridgeon December 11, 2015
The growing popularity of eSports has not gone unnoticed by Big Publishers Inc. On the heels of Activision, Electronic Arts has announced its own eSports division, the EA Competitive Gaming Division (or CGD for short), to be helmed by COO Peter Moore. EA spoke about the new venture in a prideful blog post on their […]

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The Closest Thing We’ll Get To F-Zero In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon December 10, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, the ultra-faced-paced racer known as Fast Racing NEO has arrived on the Wii U. With the NX looming in the near distance, it doesn’t look like we’re ever getting an F-Zero game on the Wii U console, but Fast Racing NEO mimics the action rather admirably. Also look out […]
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Microsoft Slashes XBox One To $300 For Holiday Season

by Peter Paltridgeon December 9, 2015
To all those who nearly killed themselves trying to get a $300 game console on Black Friday, that excursion has just been rendered completely pointless. Earlier this month Sony discounted the Playstation 4 to $300 for most of the holiday shopping season, and we wondered how long Microsoft would be able to hold out before […]

Sony’s Plan For PS2 Games On PS4 Involves More Reselling, Sigh

Sony’s Plan For PS2 Games On PS4 Involves More Reselling, Sigh

by Peter Paltridgeon December 5, 2015
Sony made a cryptic comment a few days ago about the possibility of backwards compatibility being added to the Playstation 4. Today they brought forth their secret project, but whether it satisfies you or not depends on what you were hoping for. If you wanted what most people define in their heads as “backwards compatibility,” […]
Telltale Games Announces Batman Series

Telltale Games Announces Batman Series

by Peter Paltridgeon December 4, 2015
From Strong Bad to Minecraft to The Walking Dead, Telltale Games has handled nearly every property, and now that list includes Batman. Announced during the 2015 Game Awards last night, the yet-to-be-titled series will be episodic, like Telltale’s usual output is, and released one chapter at a time. “At Telltale, we’ve been honored to bring […]

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Here’s The Opening Lineup For Call Of Duty’s World League Tournament

by Peter Paltridgeon December 4, 2015
Earlier this year Activision announced an eSports tournament centered around Call of Duty, and now that the tryouts are over, we know who will be competing. Below is their official list of contestants, as well as where the tournament is taking place and where to head online to watch it. Call of Duty: World League […]
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Sony Officially Drops Playstation 4 Price To $300 For Holiday Season

by Peter Paltridgeon December 1, 2015
One of the most common deals of Black Friday and Cyber Monday was the $300 game console. The Playstation 4 and XBox One were just recently lowered to $349, but just about every major retailer got the idea to hack another $50 off that price to attract shoppers. The massive increase in sales must have […]