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Blizzard Shacks Up With Facebook For Video Game-Sharing Prowess

by Alex Beanon June 7, 2016
Social media giant, Facebook, and video gaming giant, Blizzard Entertainment, have reached an agreement to expand their partnership allowing Blizzard Entertainment to integrate Facebook Live into all of its PC games. This means players will be able to log into Blizzard Entertainment video games using their Facebook accounts and begin touting their awesome video game […]
Yooka-Laylee Packs Hours Of Joy Into A Two-Minute Trailer

Yooka-Laylee Packs Hours Of Joy Into A Two-Minute Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon June 6, 2016
Playtonic Games has finally given us our first big peek at Yooka-Laylee, the bright and colorful mascot platformer that fans of such things Kickstarted last year. And it looks amazing. Any similarities between what’s shown here and Rare’s Banjo-Kazooie games is extremely intentional. The team at Playtonic is made up of former Rare employees who […]

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The XBox One Is Now $50 Cheaper Everywhere

by Peter Paltridgeon May 31, 2016
Last holiday season, the XBox One and PS4 finally became affordable to the mainstream tier of console buyers when their respective machines were lowered in retail price to $300. That sticker decision was reversed in January, but it’s only a matter of time until it becomes permanent, especially if the redesigned smaller consoles are more […]
Dragon Quest And Minecraft Collide

Dragon Quest And Minecraft Collide

by Peter Paltridgeon May 27, 2016
Square-Enix confirmed today that Dragon Quest Builders would be published in the Western market. This is not a main Dragon Quest game, but a side spinoff that borrows just about everything from Minecraft. They released a new trailer too: What’s most interesting about this game is the manner in which they’ve tied it to the […]

Absolver Coming In 2017

Absolver Coming In 2017

by Alex Beanon May 27, 2016
Absolver is coming to PC and consoles for all your melee action needs in 2017. Here is a trailer of what you can expect… Video credit: Devolver Digital Discuss on the Toonzone Forums
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Mike Jones Returns In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 26, 2016
There’s only one new offering in this week’s Nintendo Download, but it’s a good one. Believe it or not, the Wii U Virtual Console has gone this long without offering either of the NES StarTropics games. That changed today, when both StarTropics and Zoda’s Revenge: StarTropics II were both made available at once. In this […]

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Mirror’s Edge Optioned For TV Series Adaption

by Peter Paltridgeon May 25, 2016
Not only are we getting a new Mirror’s Edge game in less than a fortnight, we may be getting a TV series too. The rights to EA and DICE’s heroine have been purchased by Endemol Shine Studios, whose logo has mostly been seen on reality shows like Big Brother and Masterchef. (This will not be […]
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Odin Sphere Is Almost Here So Move Thy Rear

by Peter Paltridgeon May 24, 2016
The remastered edition of PS2 classic Odin Sphere will be released in just two weeks, but you can play a bit of it right now. The demo will be available on the Playstation Store starting today. If you’ve never played this lovely and unique game, don’t miss your chance to get a free taste of […]

We’ve Come To The Final Trailer For Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst

We’ve Come To The Final Trailer For Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst

by Peter Paltridgeon May 24, 2016
Can you believe there’s a new Mirror’s Edge coming in a mere two weeks? After years of skepticism that a second game could even happen, and so many delays once it DID go into production, Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst has seemed so far away for so long that having it a confirmed reality is going to […]
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Skylanders Now Come In Card Form With “Battlecast”

by Peter Paltridgeon May 24, 2016
Is Disney’s cancellation of the Infinity line a sign that the bottom has fallen out of the toy-to-game market? The venerable Skylanders franchise, which started the whole genre, is two steps ahead in the event that happens: cards always sell, and Skylanders can now be collected as cards too. Skylanders Battlecast is the name of […]