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More like Battle of ZzzZzz
On paper, the thought of participating in an eight-player Dragon Ball Z battle sounds like the stuff of fanboy dreams. Blasting Kamehamehas across the chasms of Namek while fighting alongside your favorite Saiyans could be as... read feature

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Dreamcast déjà vu
If you told me I’d be playing a brand new Dreamcast game in 2014, back when the system saw its demise in 2002, I’d probably have said you were crazy. It was at that point that Sega moved on to become a software... read feature

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Layoffs

Cancelled project at Sony Santa Monica was new open world sci-fi IP


Game rumored to debut at E3
Mar 01
Following the recent layoffs that hit Sony Santa Monica earlier this week is the confirmation that a new title the developer was working on has been cancelled. The game, a new sci-fi themed open world IP was apparently f... read
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Killer Instinct

New Killer Instinct Killer Cuts album is in the works


Such a feeling
Mar 01
Killer Instinct composer Mick Gordon, has announced that a new version of Killer Cuts is scheduled to release this March. The album will feature music Gordon created for the Xbox One reboot of Rare's classic fighting game. No... read
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Mario Kart 8

How Mario Kart 8's retro tracks stack up to the originals


Side-by-side comparison is a blast from the past
Feb 23
With four retro tracks from the annals of Mario Kart history returning in Mario Kart 8, GameXplain has gone through the trouble of piecing together a head-to-head comparison video that pits the originals against their HD upg... read
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Capcom DLC

DLC accounts for about 15% of Capcom's game sales


Expected to increase in 2014
Feb 23
Downloadable content has been a tricky business for Capcom over the years. A quick search of the words "on disc DLC" promptly brings up the Japanese developer's name before any other company. Even with their struggles of disc... read
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Valhalla Knights 3 Gold

WTF: This is one of the weirdest Japanese trailers ever


Oh my gold!
Feb 22
I have no idea what's going on in this trailer for the recently released, Japanese and PS Vita only, Valhalla Knights 3 Gold, but I have to say I'm mildly entertained. Well more entertained than I was when I reviewed th... read
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A near perfect shot
When I was a young kid, I loved nothing more than playing classic sport video games like Bases Loaded, Blades of Steel, Double Dribble, Tecmo Bowl, and Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!. While I enjoyed the likes of Super Mari... read feature

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2D baby!

Sega's next Shining game is a 2D fighter


BLADE ARCUS from Shining is a weird name
Feb 16
Along time ago, in an arcade far far away, Sega was king of the scene. Some of the industries best fighters (Virtua Fighter 2, Fighting Vipers, Virtual On...) were developed and powered by the once dominant developer. But al... read
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Deep Down

Deep Down will not have playable female characters


New information on Capcom's PS4 RPG comes to light
Feb 16
Capcom's Deep Down has been on many gamer's radar since it was first announced back at the system's unveiling. As Sony's latest console edges closer and closer to its Japanese this month, so does new information regarding the... read
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Terraria

Well that's a crap ton of stuff added to Terraria


Everything, but the kitchen sink
Feb 16
The Terraria 1.2.3 update is here and let's just say it's quite huge. To be honest, I'm not going to even attempt to break down all the fancy new tweaks the 2D action-adventure indie sandbox title received. Just take a g... read
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Super Smash Bros.

Little Mac may be the fastest Super Smash Bros. fighter


Float like a butterfly....
Feb 16
With the announcement of Little Mac, of Punch-Out!! fame, coming to the upcoming Wii U/3DS edition of Super Smash Bros., many (myself included) have been wondering just how well the pint-sized puncher is going to fare agains... read
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Legendary Wars

Legendary Wars marches on to Android


It's about time!
Feb 15
It's been three years, but one of my favorite mobile strategy titles, Legendary Wars, has finally come to Android, via the Google Play Store. In this RTS-RPG hybrid you directly control an ever growing army of knights, wizar... read
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Phoenix Wright X Persona
Adventure games enable developers to guide their audience on an incredibly focused journey. Completely scripted -- with little variation or user input that impacts the outcome -- they rely on the quality of their storytelli... read feature

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Bugs!

Arkham Origins progression blocking bugs won't be fixed


Well at least not anytime soon, as DLC is top priority
Feb 09
In a recent post on the Batman: Arkham Origins support forms, it has been stated that there are no current plans to fix any more of the numerous progression blocking bugs that have yet to be addressed. Instead, all effor... read
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Moblins

The Legend of Zelda's Moblins have an identity crisis


I feel like some bacon
Feb 09
Bulldogs or pigs? Why can't The Legend of Zelda's Moblins make up their minds on just who they want to be? Actually, it's quite interesting to see how these absent minded minions of Gannon have continuously bounced back and ... read
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Hats!

BioShock themed goodies come to Team Fortress 2


Free with BioShock: Infinite Season Pass
Feb 09
Who doesn't love a shiny new hat, or two, to wear during their Team Fortress 2 shenanigans? Well if you've been looking to spruce up the old noggin with a little BioShock love, then Irrational Games has a treat for you..... read
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Sega

Sega's retail sales struggle, while digital market grows


Can PSO 2 come out officially in NA...please
Feb 09
While Sega saw a continued decline in software sales this past fiscal year, its mobile division is continuing to grow, according to a recent report issued by Sega Sammy Holdings Inc. Even with titles like Sonic Lost World and... read
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AAA Games

AAA game business unprofitable says Just Cause dev


Business is 'not healthy at the moment'
Feb 08
Profitability in AAA titles nowadays is tricky business. We scoff when companies claim a game that sells 3.5 million copies is not a success, and perhaps rightfully so. Amidst the inflating development costs of the new consol... read
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Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird creator says he's taking the game down


Creator "cannot take this anymore"
Feb 08
Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen has announced via Twitter that he will be taking the game down some point on Sunday. He has stated that he "cannot take this anymore." In subsequent tweets, Nguyen explains that the taking down... read
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Peter Molyneux

Peter Molyneux questions the new Dungeon Keeper


Fabled developer weighs in
Feb 08
EA's recent mobile reincarnation of the classic Bullfrog Productions strategy game Dungeon Keeper, has undoubtedly received its fair share of criticism over the passing week. Our own Chris Carter called it "...a hol... read
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I'm still hungry
With the amount of role-playing adventures I’ve journeyed through in my life that culminate in apocalyptic showdowns, I’m a little tired. Save the world, rinse, and repeat. It’s so rare that a Japanese RPG d... read feature

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Week ending 2/1
January has come and gone, but that doesn't mean there weren't some great games to play. Just look at all the amazing "indie" games that hit the PC this month. We had the fruition of two KickStarter campaigns finally see the ... read feature

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WildStar

WildStar lets you customize the crap out of everything


Make rainbows in the sky!
Feb 01
If it's one thing the upcoming MMO WildStar has going for it, besides a beautiful art style, it's the amount of customization it affords players. The latest DevSpeak video from the team at Carbine Studios delves into some of... read
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Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

Zombies make out in this Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z video


Also, see the Mighty No. 9 skin in action
Feb 01
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z looks disgusting; over-the-top; insane; and unabashedly offensive, yet I still can't wait to give it a go. The latest trailer above sheds some light on a few of the game's more interesting costumes, and let's just say the school girl outfit is not quite what one would expect. Will you be picking up Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z when it drops this March?  read
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Nintendo

Nintendo World Championship won't sell for $99,902


Top bidder retracts offer
Jan 26
[Update 2] I reached out to the seller and unfortunately the winning bidder has retracted his offer. "The unfortunate reality is the second I approached the winning buyer with payment options, they retracted their bid claimin... read
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Super Heroine Chronicle

Super Heroine Chronicle is one game NA will never see


Though stranger things have happened
Jan 25
If it's one thing An American Tale taught me, it's to "never say never." But come on, what really are the chances of Super Heroine Chronicle landing on North American shores? It takes the mash-up wackiness of the Super Robot... read
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Steam refunds

Steam now offers self refunds on pre-ordered games


Well sort of that is...
Jan 25
While generally at the forefront of digital distribution, it has taken Valve's Steam a little time to catch the likes of Origin and GoG in terms of self-activated digital refunds. Any pre-ordered item that a user has on their... read
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Mario Kart

Why don't more games do this? Mario Kart's linked world


Mario Kart: Double Dash's world is connected
Jan 25
It's no secret that Nintendo puts a lot of love into their games, but I had no idea they had gone this far with my favorite mascot racer, Mario Kart: Double Dash. Thanks to another informative video from the folks over at Ga... read
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Dead Space

Ride to Hell in this amazing Dead Space motorcycle helmet


It's soooo shiny
Jan 25
I'm pretty sure I'd never ride a motorcycle, but if I had this custom made Dead Space helmet I might have to reconsider.  Crafted by Xtreme Kreations, the attention to detail on this one of a kind piece is quit... read
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Xbox One

Microsoft considering competitively pricing digital games


'On the agenda'
Jan 25
Speaking in a Reddit thread,regarding the state of digital downloads for Microsoft's Xbox One, Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb has confirmed that competitive digital priced games is "indeed on the agenda" as well as other "great st... read
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Earthbound

Nintendo doesn't want story of EarthBound published


NDA prevents game's localizer from telling his story of development
Jan 19
Earthbound stands as one of Nintendo's most beloved cult classics. Known as Mother 2 in Japan, the franchise's loan release in North America is still highly regarded for its unique setting and characters, and, above all,... read






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