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CCP's new game is a virtual sport called Sparc

CCP Games is taking a break from the EVE universe with Sparc, its upcoming full-body virtual sport game created for Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, and HTC Vive that's set outside the long-running property. The trailer is cheesy in the way th...   read

 
 
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It looks like Tearaway Unfolded and Disc Jam are next for PS Plus

We'll find out for sure soon enough, but based on a flyer that has surfaced online, it appears that Media Molecule's Tearaway Unfolded and High Horse Entertainment's Disc Jam will be among the PlayStation Plus free-with-your-sub games for M...   read

 
 
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Peter Moore is departing EA to head up Liverpool FC

Peter Moore is moving on not only from Electronic Arts, but the industry at large. The executive known for his roles at Sega of America, Microsoft, and most recently EA is leaving to become CEO of Liverpool Football Club in June. It'll be s...   read

 
 
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The Video Game History Foundation kicks off with an NES launch archive

Video games are a young industry, and the entire history of the medium fits into the space of just a few decades. And even though the industry at large always seems to be focused on the Next Big Thing, there are a few who are committed to p...   read

 
 
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Stardew Valley creator shows what the game used to look like

It's been one year since the innocent-looking farm life sim Stardew Valley came into some of our lives and stole a whole bunch of free time. Where did it all go? I don't regret a single minute spent wrangling cows away from my crops, delvin...   read

 
 
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Shadow of War gets a $300 Collector's Edition

Not content to simply sell you the game, WB Games has unveiled the "Mithril Edition" of Middle-earth: Shadow of War for a quaint $300. Included in the package comes the "Gold Edition" of the game alongside a steelbook case, a war chest, 12"...   read

 
 
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Thimbleweed Park's pretty pixels get a release date

Thimbleweed Park, an adventure game led by industry legend Ron Gilbert, doubled its kickstarter goal when it was announced in 2014. It's a beautiful throwback to early Lucasarts adventure titles like Maniac Mansion and Day of the Tenta...   read

 
 
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Twitch is going to sell games and give streamers a cut

Streaming platform Twitch is getting into video game sales. It's a smart move, one that makes a whole lot of sense given the company's owner, Amazon, and one I'll be curious to see shake out. "Viewers have always used Twitch as a way to 'de...   read

 
 
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Two Tribes isn't dead yet, putting RIVE on the Switch

Rive was supposed to be Two Tribes' last game, but they're not done yet! Just like the crew in Ocean's 13 they're coming back for "one last job," but don't get too excited -- it's quite literally just a port job. Yep, Two Tribes has an...   read

 
 
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Review: Glittermitten Grove

You may think you don't want a game about building huts in trees to house fairies while they collect sunlight and shoot off fireworks. You may be wrong. Developing a functioning fairy society might be exactly what you want.   read

 
 


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Competitive Hearthstone player moves to Gwent, cites imbalance for the switch

Former professional poker player Adrian "Lifecoach" Koy has retired from Hearthstone after a very successful run (roughly $134k in winnings). While that may not be big news for a lot of you out there, the implications might not bode well fo...   read

 
 
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Team17, the Worms developer, announces new shooter Genesis Alpha One

Team17 has dipped its toes into the shooter genre in the past with games like Alien Breed (and its modern follow-ups), but they're jumping in with two feet with Genesis Alpha One as its publisher, backing up developer Radiation Bl...   read

 
 
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The next PSVR game, Steel Combat, is out in Japan tomorrow

With all of the issues Oculus is having, and the sufficient sales for PSVR, are we entering an era where developers start to port over their projects and favor the latter over the former? It's too early to tell, but for now, we're gett...   read

 
 
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Review: Frog Fractions 2

First things first: This review is full of spoilers. The review itself is a spoiler. If you don't know if you want to play Frog Fractions 2, stop reading. Heck, if you've never played Frog Fractions, go do that right now before you take in ...   read

 
 
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Voez, a Switch launch game in Japan, cannot be played in TV mode

Having a Nintendo system be region free again is so weird. Whereas the logistics of ordering up a Wii U game would have been a nightmare (3DS less so given how cheap the systems are, even by way of importing), playing a Japan-only game on t...   read

 
 
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Duke Nukem sticks out like a sore thumb in this Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition gameplay video

Bulletstorm had a fun idea before getting quietly shuffled away back in 2011. Now that Gearbox Publishing and People Can Fly are bringing a port with updated visuals (touting higher-res textures, 4K resolution on PS4 and PC) and new modes, ...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV director calls Nintendo Switch a 'dream machine,' but will he do anything with it?

Here's another developer talking big about a system he hasn't really committed to yet, but it's an interesting tidbit nonetheless. Speaking to Polygon, Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata called the Nintendo Switch a "dream machine." Wh...   read

 
 
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Review: River City Ransom: Underground

It has been 28 years since the original River City Ransom released, and it finally has a proper sequel in Underground. I know, I know, some of you purists are saying, "But Jed, RCR had a ton of sequels and spinoff sports titles, t...   read

 
 
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WB officially announces Middle-earth: Shadow of War for PC, PS4, and Xbox

Well, that extremely official looking Target leak was right! WB has officially announced Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the follow-up to Shadow of Mordor. It'll hit the PC and PS4, as well as Xbox One as an "Xbox Play Anywhere" game. It's lau...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Shenmue HD Remaster double-pack coming this year

With Final Fantasy VII and Shenmue making a comeback, it's been a weird past few years to reflect on. For many it was the golden era of gaming, with a resurgence of JRPGs into the mainstream, and oddball Dreamcast (and Xbox) adven...   read

 
 
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PlayStation VR has sold better than Sony expected

Since its release in October, Sony has been quiet as to whether or not PlayStation VR has been a success for them. The general worry was whether or not the current virtual reality craze would teeter out much like 3D and motion controls, and...   read

 
 
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Review: Logitech G533 Headset

Logitech's Artemis Spectrum is oft-heralded as one of the best gaming headsets you can buy, but the company has taken another stab at audio hardware with the G533 Wireless headset. Like its forefather, it's expensive, but if you'r...   read

 
 
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Review: Dexed

I'm at the point in PlayStation VR ownership where I'm still actively seeking out new games on a regular basis, but I'm also not willing to play just anything because it happens to support the headset. That novelty has long since worn off, ...   read

 
 
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Shadow of Mordor sequel leaked by Target

Fans of Monolith's take on the classic Lord of the Rings saga will be happy to know that a sequel is in the works. Leaked by Target, Middle-earth: Shadow of War seems to be the title of the upcoming game. The description on the Target websi...   read

 
 
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The greatest Legend of Zelda dungeon is obviously Snowpeak Ruins

We are less than a week away from the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a game that has been in development since around 1895. It’s been a long time but in a few short days, we’ll all finally be able to see just...   read

 
 



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Glittermitten Grove"Ooh, sparkly"

 

Frog Fractions 2"Expecting the unexpected"

 

River City Ransom: Underground"Punch, kick, it's all in the BARF!"

 

Logitech G533 Headset"Pricey, but wonderful"

 

Dexed"The video game equivalent a chill pill"

 

Neo Atlas 1469"Beats 'Kraken Breeding Simulator 1999'"

 

Tank Troopers"Battalion Snores"

 
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