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New XBox One Update Adds 360 Games, 16-Person Chat

by Peter Paltridgeon March 23, 2016
The XBox One’s new backwards compatibility feature is pretty keen, but what if you don’t own one of those old discs and don’t feel like hunting around the used game bins to find one? Today that problem was solved: Microsoft introduced a new firmware update to their console that will let consumers buy XBox 360 […]
Black Ops 3’s Nuketown Liberated For All Users

Black Ops 3’s Nuketown Liberated For All Users

by Peter Paltridgeon March 21, 2016
Before Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 was due to come out last November, Activision offered the Nuketown multiplayer map as an incentive. Only those who held preorders would be allowed to step back into the classic map from Black Opses gone past. That lasted about five months. Nuk3town has now been unlocked for everyone […]

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Start Pokken Around In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 17, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the Pokemon-Tekken arcade smash-up is finally coming to your living room, or at least it will be tomorrow: Pokken Tournament! Do what generations before you only dreamed of doing as you take direct control of Pokemon in battle, including the new Shadow Mewtwo! (Note: get the physical version instead; […]
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Blow Up Armies, Spaceships And Bunnies In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 10, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the third Fire Emblem Fates game has been made downloadable. The fortunate few who found the Limited Edition 3-in-1 cart already have this version. but the majority of consumers will be experiencing Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation as DLC. In Birthright you chose family; in Conquest you chose rebellion; in […]

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Activision Will Not Have A Booth At E3 — Uh-Oh

by Peter Paltridgeon March 1, 2016
Activision announced on its official blog today that they will not have their own booth this year at the Electronic Entertainment Expo. “”In June, we’re going to be at E3 showcasing gameplay from Infinity Ward’s ambitious new game. We’re looking forward to sharing exciting new details about the next great Call of Duty game in […]
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Pokemon Sun And Moon Can Take Monsters From Pokemon Red, Blue And Yellow

by Peter Paltridgeon February 26, 2016
Today it was revealed the next generation of Pokemon games will be called Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon. This we already knew a day in advance due to a leak. What we didn’t know turned out to be a pretty cool surprise: you can take the Pokemon you catch in the Virtual Console versions of […]

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This Week’s Nintendo Download Is Super Effective

by Peter Paltridgeon February 25, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the day is finally here! Or rather, it’ll be here in a couple days: on Pokemon Day, February 27, the original generation of games will be rereleased on the 3DS’s Virtual Console. Unavailable since their original physical releases back in the 90’s, Red, Blue and Yellow are back in […]
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The Titles Of The Next Pokemon Games Seem To Have Been Leaked

by Peter Paltridgeon February 25, 2016
Tomorrow Nintendo will broadcast a special Pokemon Direct live, and people have been wondering if the purpose is to announce the next generation of Pokemon games. Wonder no more; we now know that is definitely what is happening. Logos for the next two games in the series, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon, have been leaked. […]

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Pokemon Day Is Upon Us

by Peter Paltridgeon February 24, 2016
This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of Pokemon, counting their Japanese debut in February of 1996. The Pokemon Company and Nintendo will be ramping up the celebration over the next few days. A lot of events have already been announced, but there may be more still: a Pokemon Direct live video has been scheduled for […]
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Everyone’s A Winner At The 19th Annual DICE Awards

by Peter Paltridgeon February 19, 2016
There was no clear sweep this year; most of the big releases from last fall walked home with one trophy, with the most any one game could gather maxed out at three. Big winners included Fallout 4 as Game of the Year and multiple awards for The Witcher 3 and Ori and the Blind Forest. […]