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Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download: Kirby's Epic Yarn

The Wii U is a Virtual Console ball of fluff smorgasbord today, with Kirby's Epic Yarn (a great co-op game), and Kirby Mass Attack. You'll also find a bunch of indies on offer too, like 3Souls, BLOC, Dracula's Legacy, and Vektor W...   read

 
 
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Minecraft
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Minecraft is getting full Oculus Rift support soon

Just the other day I was looking up Minecraft on Oculus. I was thinking "didn't they announce it like, forever ago? Where is it?" But it turns out that it's just on Gear VR, without full-on Oculus support just yet. That changes soon, as Mic...   read

 
 
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Epic

Epic CEO once again dumps on Windows, says it will start making Steam worse

Miss this saga? It's a great one. Roughly four months ago, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney popped off on Microsoft, saying that the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) is closed, and that "all independent companies...[should] oppose this." This led...   read

 
 
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Snack World
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Level-5 is betting big on Snack World, which will launch on mobile and 3DS next year

After sitting on the project for a year and some change, Level-5 has announced that The Snack World will finally be released next year in Japan in April on mobile, and July on 3DS. It's one of their "cross-media" franchises, which includes ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo

Along with the portable console hybrid rumors, the Nintendo NX might play smartphone games too

Let's get you up to speed. The latest batch of rumors about the NX, from sources at Eurogamer, claim that the system will be a portable/console hybrid machine, where you can detach the unit's controllers. Now, the Wall Street Journal is rep...   read

 
 
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Darksiders: Warmastered

Darksiders: Warmastered Edition will be 60fps on everything but Wii U

Nordic Games has officially announced Darksiders: Warmastered Edition for current-gen consoles and PC. As expected it'll feature remastered visuals, clocking in at 1080p, with "doubled texture resolutions," rendering and show improveme...   read

 
 
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Living in America

Pokemon Go player gets shot three times

It seems like gun violence and Pokémon Go (or should I say America?) go hand-in-hand as now a man in Columbus, Ohio has been shot multiple times while playing the game. 26-year-old Gregory Wheeler was out late playing Go in the not-s...   read

 
 


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MGSV

Retailer listings for Metal Gear Solid V 'Definitive Ex' discovered

Listings for "Metal Gear Solid: V Definitive Ex" surfaced on Amazon UK and Amazon Japan earlier today. The store pages have since been taken down, and they only ever had bare-bones or otherwise placeholder information to begin with, but tha...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

Welp, someone maxed out their trainer level in Pokemon Go

After earning a ridiculous 20 million experience points in Pokémon Go, reddit user _problemz has done it -- they've hit the current trainer level cap of 40. Even with assistance from bots, that's wild. (Looking to give away that Dra...   read

 
 
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Stranger Things pixel art
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I'd take a Stranger Things adventure game

Artist Jacob Janerka took a break from developing his game Paradigm to mock up this homage to the recent Netflix darling Stranger Things. The fairly-non-cloying ode to 80s adventure flicks (it's Goonies-ish and references Star Wars a lot) ...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky
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Try to count the things that can kill you in No Man's Sky

The last time we saw No Man's Sky, we had a cheerier outlook. It was all about diplomacy and trading and making new alien friends. That all sounds great. There's an entire universe out there and new opportunities await. Unfortunately, new ...   read

 
 
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PODTOID QUESTIONS

Hit us with your best Podtoid questions

Hopefully you heard us last week take advantage of the slow season to weigh in on some of the most underrated games of the last generation (and left your own in the comments). We'll be delving similarly into the memory mush on today's podca...   read

 
 
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Burnout successor

Burnout creators begin work on new driving game

According to Three Fields Entertainment creative director and bearer-of-good-news Alex Ward, "Work has begun on a driving game." Three Fields, as you might recall, was formed by Criterion Games (Burnout) co-founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sper...   read

 
 
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Okhlos hands-on
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Okhlos is the mythological mob simulator I didn't know I wanted

Okhlos from Coffee Powered Machine is the next wacky and wild game out of indie publisher Devolver Digital. Have you heard about it yet? You should hear about it. How does right now work? In theory, it's a game that fundamentally gets me. P...   read

 
 
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Life is Strange series

The Sonic and Dead Rising movie folks are making a live-action Life is Strange

Life, uh, finds a way...to be strange. Episodic hella-teen adventure Life is Strange is getting a live-action series, replacing the choice-based game with some pre-scripted teen drama, like a second Butterfly Effect (god that movie fucking ...   read

 
 
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NHL 17
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NHL 17 team ratings have been revealed

The hockey season is still a few months away, but EA Sports has its opinions on how each team is shaping up. With the NHL 17 beta officially out tomorrow, we got our hands on it a bit early and took a look at each team's ratings. Whil...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 0 release date
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We're getting Yakuza 0 on January 24

Yakuza 0 has been out in Japan since before Donald Trump was even running for president, let alone about to be one of two choices for the office, but the Americas and Europe will not get to play Yakuza 0 until January 24, 2017, a couple day...   read

 
 
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Deals

3DS copies of Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow on sale for $8

Sick of spending time catching the same damn Pokémon again and again in your neighborhood park with Pokémon Go? Why not pick up Pokémon Blue, Yellow, or Red for cheap and actually enjoy progress within a game? Best...   read

 
 
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Pokemoan

Dildos here! Get your Pokemon dildos here!

Sure, you've got your local gym on lock with a devastating Kabutops, your place of employ fortuitously is dropping lures like stacks to bring in the foot traffic, maybe you've even laid some pipe with the Pokemon Go dating app. But have you...   read

 
 
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Destiny

After this week, the previous generation versions of Destiny will not be updated

It's a small update (mostly dealing with bugs), but 2.3.1.0 is the last patch that PS3 and Xbox 360 owners will get for Destiny. As previously announced, Bungie notes that the current-gen versions (PS4, Xbox One) are the only viable options...   read

 
 
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Dontnod
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Life is Strange developer spins off a second studio under the Dontnod name

The Dontnod family got a little bit bigger today. The French developer known for Life is Strange and Remember Me brought another studio in under its umbrella and renamed it Dontnod Eleven. In a press release, it was announced tha...   read

 
 
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Pokemon
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Nearly 20 years later, the original Pokemon theme song singer still has it

I must have watched this 10 times already. Almost 20 years ago Jason Paige sung the original theme song to the Pokemon anime, and it completely took off. I probably learned the words by heart in just several episodes, having listened t...   read

 
 
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PlayStation Plus

August's PlayStation Plus lineup includes Yakuza 5

When it comes to these PlayStation Plus lists, I largely tend to focus on what's happening on PlayStation 4. Not this time! My attention has gone straight to the PS3 and PS Vita offerings. In August, PS Plus members will be able to download...   read

 
 
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Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell Online has a confusing full title, and potential

While people have been arguing about the Scarlett Johansson casting for the Ghost in the Shell film, I've been busy re-acquainting myself with the series. It...took a while. The original movie? Near perfect. The fact that a multimedia hydra...   read

 
 
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We Happy Few
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We Happy Few puts a new face on survival, but it's not ready for its close-up yet

When it took the stage at Microsoft's E3 presentation this year, Compulsion Games' We Happy Few was easily one of the most intriguing titles of the show, promising a trippy story set in the drug-addled English township of Wellington We...   read

 
 
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