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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn gets an Emmy nomination


Oustsanding Main Title Design
Jul 19
I don't care if you like Halo 4, or any game in the series for that matter. Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn is far and away the best example of how to adapt a videogame franchise to a live-action setting. I watched it expecting lit... read
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John Stossel wins

John Stossel wins the violent videogames argument


Fox News host uses this funny thing called 'logic'
Jun 22
It's not every day that you can say a Fox News personality makes a rational argument regarding any of today's hottest trends and hobbies, but stranger things have happened. In a recent segment of his talk show, John Stossel ... read
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Speed fix? Funk dat! I can finally see complete images on my TV!
The Wii U version 3.0.0 update went live a short while ago, introducing a host of fixes and other significant tweaks. Of all the new features introduced, the one I'm most excited about is NO MORE OVERSCAN!!! WOOOOOOO! That ma... read feature

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Coming this Summer to 3DS
This is NOT AN APRIL FOOL'S DAY JOKE. Repeat: This is not an April Fool's Day Joke. If it was, faces would be bloodied. Atlus has confirmed with us that the next game in the Shin Megami Tensei role-playing game series is fina... read feature

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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate WILL have cross-region play


Update in April to add cross-region and off-TV funcionality
Feb 28
I know many a MonHun fan was all grumpy-faced when Capcom confirmed that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Wii U would have region-locked servers. Sure, the original Wii version was likewise segregated, but there was still hope th... read
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Mario & Luigi

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team coming this summer


Fourth entry in M&L RPG series
Feb 14
The "Ear of Luigi" continues! This summer, a new entry in the Mario & Luigi RPG series will head towards the 3DS. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team will put the green second banana into the limelight, as Mario will be invadin... read
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Nintendo Force

Yeah, boi! Nintendo Force subscriptions are live


One-year subscriptions begin at $19.99
Feb 09
The premier issue of Nintendo Force magazine went on sale on January 11, 2013. How did this new fan-driven venture fare in its first month? Pretty well, actually! It's been sitting pretty in the top spot of the MagCloud shop ... read
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Ni no Kuni

Ni no Kuni is #1 in the UK, sold out in many shops


Three cheers for color and whimsy!
Feb 04
I guess a lot of grown-up "mature" gamers, who complained that Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch was too "kiddy," were blowing smoke out their asses and bought the Level-5 RPG anyway. According to GfK Chart-Track's UK Top ... read
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Anderson Cooper's Town Hall special discusses gun violence
It might be easy to label all major news pundits as being dangerously ignorant of videogames, especially when it concerns sexual or violent content. However, we ought to know better than to paint everyone with the same broad ... read feature

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Pikachu 3DS XL

Pikachu 3DS XL coming to Chile, US might be next


Announced at Pokémon Day Chile 2013
Jan 22
Nintendo has been very selfish, hoarding all those lovely special edition 3DS models in Japan and not even giving Americans a goddamn black XL. But every once in a while, Nintendo will surprise us with an act of kindness that... read
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Street Fighter X Mega Man

Street Fighter X Mega Man is out NOW


Download the free game from Capcom-Unity
Dec 17
Ummm... you still here? Go on! Get to steppin'! And be mindful of the long download times for the 34 MB file. The site's getting hammered. read
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Zero Escape writer talks early third game details


Don't click on the source links lest SPOILERS
Dec 02
["K and Rabbit Zero" by Fuju] [Update: Seriously guys? Complaining that news of the hero from the first game returning for the third game is a spoiler? I don't think you know what a spoiler is.] If you've played through Zero ... read
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Ol' Grunkle Miyamoto turns 60 today


Happy birthday to Nintendo's dream weaver
Nov 16
And he doesn't look a a day over 50! How does he manage to stay so young? There are many notable game developers who have influenced the course of the industry, but arguably none are more well-known and beloved than Shigeru M... read
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SHAKE IT, BABY, SHAKE IT
What? WHAT? WHAAAAT!? WHAAAAAAAAAAAT!? Suck it down! That's what I'm talkin' 'bout! Hell yeah! The cover of November's Nintendo Power features our half-genie starlet in full pirate garb, teaming up with her archnemesis Risky ... read feature

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Google celebrates Little Nemo's 107th birthday


I'm the Dream Master, baby, and I'm dreaming away
Oct 15
The first installment of Winsor McCay's influential Little Nemo in Slumberland strip was published in the New York Herald on October 15, 1905. To celebrate the comic's 107th birthday, Google has created an interactive Doodle ... read
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The 10-year wait is over
Retro City Rampage. October 9, 2012. PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PC. You read that correctly. Brian Provinciano's NES-style Grand Theft Auto parody has been cooking for just over a decade, and when it missed its proposed... read feature

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OC ReMix's FF6 Kickstarter brought back from the grave


Sep 25
We didn't report on it originally because we didn't want to jump the gun on any new developments, but OverClocked ReMix's Final Fantasy VI album Kickstarter was shut down a while back, way after it had blown past its target g... read
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La-Mulana IS coming to WiiWare after all on September 20!


Aug 29
Good things come to those who wait! When Nicalis decided that it would not be publishing the WiiWare version of La-Mulana, it felt like a bitter end to an extensive but ultimately fruitless dev cycle. It was eventually releas... read
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Fifty Shades of Grey got b*tch slapped by Hyrule Historia


Aug 17
Who says there's no justice in the world? Just yesterday, we learned that the highly demanded Zelda bible Hyrule Historia is being localized for the US, UK, Australia, and certain other parts of Europe. I originally used the ... read
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Ultimate Zelda bible Hyrule Historia will come to the US


Aug 16
[Update: The book is also coming to Australia, UK, and other parts of Europe.] Hyrule Historia is basically the Holy Bible of the Zelda universe. Not only is it jam-packed with concept art and never-before-heard secrets, it a... read
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Ecco the Dolphin celebrates 20 years of aquatic majesty!


Jul 29
[Header by Ashley Davis] Every other videogame franchise seems to be celebrating a major anniversary lately. However, there's one little series that seems to have slipped everyone's mind. Everyone except Dtoider TheManchild, ... read
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A contemplative E3 retrospective with I-Mockery's RoG


Jun 11
Roger "RoG" Barr -- founder of I-Mockery, co-developer of Abobo's Big Adventure, and typewriter jockey at The Behemoth -- was in attendance at E3 2012, drinking in the sights and meeting a host of colorful people. He fortuna... read
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I'VE SOILED MY TUNIC! COMPLETELY BY CHOICE! That's right! You heard me! WayForward will be making a game based on Cartoon Network's Adventure Time, and I couldn't possibly be any happier! This is, like, the perfect marriage e... read feature

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Ace Attorney film to premiere at Cali's AM2 convention


Feb 15
["Phoenix X Edgeworth" by GyakuSaiLove] Want to catch one of the first US premiers of Takashi Miike's Ace Attorney movie? Then you're going to want to hop on a plane and fly to Anaheim, California, this summer. During the Ani... read
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What a glorious week it's been so far! First, Ace Attorney 5 is a really real thing, and now this bit of concentrated awesome. What do we have in store for tomorrow? Localization confirmation of Professor Layton vs. Ace Attor... read feature

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Please, try to contain yourselves! Technically, only Gyakuten Saiban 5 has been announced with no word on an international release. Capcom kept Ace Attorney Investigations 2 from us; those butts in Japan better not hold out o... read feature

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Fatal Frame 3DS spin-off to spook America on April 13


Jan 20
Okay, so Fatal Frame 4 never left Japan, and the Wii remake of Fatal Frame 2 seems to have completely vanished. Tecmo Koei and Nintendo wouldn't keep holding out on the West forever, would they? Looks like they've finally co... read
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Abobo's Big Adventure will donkey punch you on January 11


Jan 02
Sh*t just got real, son. The undisputed Game of the Forever will make its grand entrance on January 11, 2012. Cue music. Are you ready to shatter a generation's worth of 8-bit spines with sick moves and stylish flair? You dam... read
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A good Sonic game, you guys! Oh my God!


Nov 04
What!?!? Sonic Generations is not total garbage!? We have to let the world know! Four out of five! Four out of five! Four out of five! Busted Pixel: Sonic Generations (A New Beginning) [YouTube] read
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Professor Layton movie is bound for North America


Jul 02
You cheeky Brits have been enjoying Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva for almost a year now. Now it's time for the filthy Yanks to get our cryptic on! At the Anime Expo in Los Angeles yesterday, anime distributor Viz Medi... read
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Hot on the heels of their BAFTA win for F1 2010, Codemasters invited me to their offices in the middle of nowhere to speak to the development team behind their latest game, Operation Flashpoint: Red River; all... read feature

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Hey, Star Trek Online's a year old now


Feb 02
Hey there! Do you play Star Trek Online? I do, because that's my guy up there in the header. He's a Borg named One of Eleventy, and is captain of the the majestic vessel U.S.S. Weekly. He's standing in front of a big ol' holo... read






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