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Introducing Der Eisendrache: Black Ops 3’s First Zombies Map

Introducing Der Eisendrache: Black Ops 3’s First Zombies Map

by Peter Paltridgeon January 26, 2016
You gotta have an optional zombie story somewhere in a Call of Duty DLC pack — it’s tradition. The custom continues within Black Ops 3’s Awakening pack, coming February 2. it includes four new multiplayer maps — Skyjacked, Rise, Splash, and Gauntlet — and the first chapter of Treyarch’s new Zombies adventure, Der Eisendrache. The […]
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When Mario Kart 64 Comes To Wii U, Something Will Be Missing — Again

by Peter Paltridgeon January 22, 2016
The European version of the Wii U just got Mario Kart 64 on Virtual Console! However, there’s one disappointment. The original release contained a feature that let you save your best record on any track, then play a ghost version of yourself to attempt to beat that record. To this day, the only release of […]

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Here’s How Your Amiibo Will Affect Twilight Princess HD

by Peter Paltridgeon January 21, 2016
Got amiibo? If they’re Zelda ones, they might help you out in Twilight Princess HD, the upcoming rerelease of Nintendo’s 2006 classic. Assuming nothing goes horribly wrong, it should be the definitive release of the game (widescreen AND normal controls!) A limited edition release of Twilight Princess will come with a Wolf Link/Midna amiibo. Not […]
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It’s Finally Time For A Zero Mission In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon January 14, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, something pretty great has arrived: the 2004 classic Metroid: Zero Mission, originally released for the Game Boy Advance. A remake of the 1986 original that launched the Metroid series, it’s considered a classic and a favorite among fans, and now those who haven’t played it can discover why. There […]

Walking Dead Creator Plans To Adapt Indie Game “Oxenfree” Into Feature Film

Walking Dead Creator Plans To Adapt Indie Game “Oxenfree” Into Feature Film

by Peter Paltridgeon January 11, 2016
Robert Kirkman’s production company, Skybound Entertainment, is taking on a new project. They’ve purchased the film rights to the PC game Oxenfree and have begun adapting it into motion picture form. “As soon as we got our hands on Oxenfree and experienced this unique narrative driven game we knew that the IP had huge potential […]
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Nothing But Brutal Shootouts In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon January 7, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, it’s nothing but shooters, but not the kind modern gamers might think of. These are all NES Zapper games, reconfigured to support Wii Remotes. Hogan’s Alley and Wild Gunman are finally playable without the need of an old tube television (the Zapper doesn’t work with HDTVs), and The Adventures […]

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Now Turtles Are Playing With Power — Portal Power

by Peter Paltridgeon January 7, 2016
If there’s anything both my generation and the current crop of children can agree on, it’s that there are few things more satisfying in life than taking control of a gang of giant bro turtles with karate skills and using them to throw around evil ninjas. In that spirit, here is the newest Turtle bash-em-up, […]
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The Oculus Rift Will Cost $600, And That’s Just The Beginning

by Peter Paltridgeon January 6, 2016
Oculus VR announced the release date for their buzzworthy VR headset, the Oculus Rift, this morning: March 28. (You won’t be getting one then unless you already preordered within the first 15 minutes the thing went on sale.)  But it’s the retail cost of the Rift that has everyone talking: $600. It wasn’t that long […]

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Look At This Shiny New Sonic Logo

by Peter Paltridgeon January 6, 2016
Sonic the Hedgehog turns 25 next August, and Sega is fully aware. This new logo design was tweeted out yesterday from Sega’s official account. But it may be a sign of bigger things to come. Johnny Gioel, lead singer of the band Crush 40, made a Facebook post that was later removed, but preserved by […]
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Pocket Mortys Coming From Adult Swim Games

by Peter Paltridgeon January 5, 2016
You could create a pretty hilarious Pokemon parody using Rick & Morty characters. Morty could be the nervous protagonist booted out of his house at 10 years old and shoved into a world of monsters he was expected to conquer, while Rick could pose as a passive Professor Oak, sort of watching over him while […]