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The Skylanders Will Be Sitting 2017 Out

by Peter Paltridgeon February 10, 2017
During an investor’s conference this week, Activision announced there would be no big Skylanders title released for the fall of 2017. “The Skylanders franchise will not have a full-game console release this year,” a nameless executive is reported to have said. This is the first time in the franchise’s six-year history that it will be […]
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For Honor Celebrity Event Show Off New Footage

by Todd Blackon February 10, 2017
Ubisoft is in full launch-prep mode for their new title For Honor. The game is currently in beta, and will launch on February 14th for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. Before the beta launched though, Ubisoft held a special celebrity event for the game. The event had Game of Thrones actors Alfie Allen and Jason […]

Miyamoto Answers 51 Zelda Questions In Four Minutes

by Peter Paltridgeon February 9, 2017
How much can we learn about Zelda in less than five minutes? Game Informer held a rapid-fire Q&A sesh with Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma where they asked the pair 51 questions in a row, mostly about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. If you’re not in a situation where you can […]
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This Year’s E3 Will Be Open To Everyone

by Peter Paltridgeon February 8, 2017
Until recently, the Electronic Entertainment Expo was a trade show meant for just the press and industry insiders. To get into the show, you had to prove you were a member of the media or an employee of a video game company. But the Entertainment Software Association (the group in charge of the event) is […]

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Nintendo Could Already Be Planning An Upgraded Switch Model

by Peter Paltridgeon February 7, 2017
A recent trend of upgraded consoles has been hitting the video game market, and it’s making early adopters cautious. There are some people who have decided to hold off on buying the Nintendo Switch at launch just in case there’s some kind of “Nintendo Switch Pro” on the horizon. Until recently that theory had no […]
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External Hard Drives Will Soon Work On The PS4

by Peter Paltridgeon February 3, 2017
We have some excellent news for long-suffering Playstation 4 owners who have to juggle their game library by installing and uninstalling their titles. Sony will soon be adding external hard drive support to their console. It’s welcome news considering today’s games usually have 50-gig installation requirements, and updates on top of that that can take […]

Nintendo’s In The Super Bowl This Year

by Peter Paltridgeon February 2, 2017
With the Wii U in its rearview window, Nintendo seems more willing to admit it screwed up. One of the reasons for the Wii U’s failure, they say (and they’re correct) was its botched marketing. The console was underpromoted and its features were not explained very well. Many consumers assumed it was another add-on for […]
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The Walking Dead: March To War Is Coming To Phones

by Peter Paltridgeon January 31, 2017
The next mobile phone game to use Kirkman’s characters will be The Walking Dead: March to War, app developer Disruptor Beam announced today. It’s a story-driven multiplayer strategy game, based on the comic book. Players must fight alongside and against others for control of scarce resources in and around a devastated Washington D.C., while fending […]

The Avengers Project Announcement Trailer

by Alex Beanon January 26, 2017
A video game based on The Avengers superheroes will be coming – most likely in 2018 – but Marvel Entertainment made the announcement of their multi-year, multi-game partnership with Square Enix in their trailer today. The upcoming game based on the Avengers will be an original story and will be handled by Crystal Dynamics [“Tomb […]
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Pokemon Bank Now Works With Sun And Moon

by Peter Paltridgeon January 25, 2017
Good news from the Pokemon Front: the feature players of Pokemon Sun and Moon have been asking for, compatibility with Pokemon Bank, is finally a reality. For the uninitiated, Pokemon Bank is the wondrous app that lets you store Pokemon in the cloud and even trade your monsters between games. It’s compatible with a wide […]