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Halloween Hangover – Activision Buys Candy Crush

by Alex Beanon November 3, 2015
Apparently finding themselves with a surplus of Halloween booty, Activision Blizzard [proprietors of that little “Call of Duty” franchise] have entered the mobile gaming market in a big way, with a $5.9 billion purchase of King Digital – makers of “Candy Crush” [this year’s “Angry Birds” of the mobile gaming market]. With the purchase, Activision […]
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Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst Delayed To May 2016

by Peter Paltridgeon October 30, 2015
All those looking forward to the return of Mirror’s Edge will have to wait a few months longer. Originally announced for a February 23, 2016 release, Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst has been delayed into May. “We set out an ambitious vision for Mirror’s Edge Catalyst,” said producer Sara Jansson. “Achieving that vision and delivering the best […]

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First Trailer For Friday The 13th Video Game Is Out — Beware!

by Peter Paltridgeon October 29, 2015
There was once a Friday the 13th video game for the NES. It wasn’t good. In fact, it was bad enough that no one attempted to game-ify being chased by Jason until 25 years later. Now we may have our first chance at getting an interactive adventure at Camp Crystal Lake without the LJN rainbow […]
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New Trailer For Gravity Rush 2 Unveiled

by Peter Paltridgeon October 28, 2015
A flood of new announcements regarding Sony properties came out of their press conference at the Paris Games Week event. For one thing, we have a new trailer for Gravity Rush 2. The original Gravity Rush was a PS Vita launch title, and since it was the flagship game for a doomed handheld, not many […]

New Update To Super Mario Maker Adds Checkpoints

New Update To Super Mario Maker Adds Checkpoints

by Peter Paltridgeon October 27, 2015
Up to this point, whenever you died in a Super Mario Maker level you were forced to start back at the beginning. I’ve given up on several levels I thought were good simply because I didn’t want to travel all the way back to where I died again. The one tool this game desperately needed […]
Activision Releases Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 Gameplay Trailer

Activision Releases Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 Gameplay Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon October 22, 2015
The nights are getting longer, the weather is getting colder, the future is approaching with every minute….sooner or later we’ll all be bioenhanced soldiers blasting each other with techy weapons. Sooner than most think, anyway….as soon as November 6, when Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is released. This is the big trailer most have […]

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The Playstation 4 Is Permanently $349 Starting October 9

by Peter Paltridgeon October 8, 2015
Gamers have been begging Sony for a price drop on the Playstation 4 for quite a long time, and with the rising competence of the competition (eleven bundles from Microsoft), folks wondered how long they could hold out. The news finally broke today: starting tomorrow, the Playstation 4 is officially $349.99. Sony announced the news […]
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Survey Reveals the Most Demanded Video Games Of The Season

by Peter Paltridgeon October 6, 2015
According to a new survey published by research group Nielsen, the most sought-after title among video games that will be released this holiday season, out of all the choices that’ll be made available, is Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. Seriously, we get a new Call of Duty every year, whereas we get Fallout games […]

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Today’s XBox One Bundle Is Lego Movie Themed

by Peter Paltridgeon September 30, 2015
All this week Microsoft will be unveiling XBox One bundles that will be available this holiday season. On Monday they announced a bundle that would pack in Rise of the Tomb Raider as well as the original Tomb Raider (the original reboot, that is). Tuesday saw the reveal of a bundle including Gears Of War […]
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Just In Case There Were Any Doubts, Konami Just Ceased All AAA Game Development

by Peter Paltridgeon September 18, 2015
A new report from Eurogamer is confirming what everyone has been anticipating: Konami, once one of the greatest video game studios on the planet (and still could be if they tried), is officially throwing in the towel on AAA game development, reverting their business to its original purpose: Japanese pachinko machines. As one of the […]