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Dark Souls II

Dark Souls II slated for March 2014, says E3 banner

Dark Souls II will see release in March 2014, according to its E3 banner snapped by NeoGAF user Gribbix. The banner still sports the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 logos in its bottom right corner, and leaves no indication of a next-generation ...   read

 
 
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Amazon Deals

Amazon graduation deals feature discounted Gears, Riptide

Are you a graduate of this fine year? Well, congratulations to you! But even if you're not, you may still want to head on over to Amazon's Graduation Deals page, as they've discounted titles like Gears of War: Judgment, Dead Island: Riptide...   read

 
 
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Black Ops 2

Black Ops 2's Revolution DLC has a free trial weekend

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's Revolution map pack will be free to play on Xbox 360 this weekend, Activision's Dan Amrich announced, who only confirmed the promotion for Microsoft's console. The promotion has the content playable as a free tri...   read

 
 
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EA at E3

EA's E3 conference includes first look at Star Wars plans

Electronic Arts' E3 press briefing will provide viewers with a first look at what the company plans on doing with its multi-year Star Wars deal with Disney, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau announced. The new Star Wars titles will util...   read

 
 



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Mortal Kombat Komplete

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition uppercuts PC this summer

[Update: Digital release confirmed to be Steam-exclusive.] Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition will be available for PC this summer, with a digital release on July 3 followed by a retail release on August 6, Warner Bros. Interactive today announ...   read

 
 
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Xbox One

Xbox Live Gold works across platforms, multi-user access

Xbox Live Gold memberships will be accessible on both Xbox 360 and Xbox One when it releases later this year, Microsoft's Phil Harrison told Polygon.  "If you have an Xbox Gold membership today for 360 and you buy an Xbox One, your mem...   read

 
 
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Black Ops II

Vote on Black Ops 2's new Personalization Packs

Two new Personalization Packs will be released for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on May 29, and starting this Thursday you'll be able to vote on which packs make the cut, Activision's Dan Amrich announced. Voting will take place within Bla...   read

 
 
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Frostbite 3

Frostbite 3 not on Wii U due to poor Frostbite 2 tests

EA DICE's Frostbite 3 engine, which powers the upcoming Battlefield 4 and the recently announced Star Wars games, will not support Wii U due to poor results from Frostbite 2 testing, engine director Johan Andersson tweeted. EA yesterda...   read

 
 
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GTA V Screens

New GTA V screens showcase the boys in action

Rockstar Games today released a new batch of Grand Theft Auto V screenshots which showcase the game's trio of protagonists performing various "action-based" activities. The new screens also do a great job of showing the various locales of L...   read

 
 
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Club Nintendo

Super Mario RPG highlights May's Club Nintendo rewards

Another month is upon us, and thus, so is another set of Club Nintendo rewards. The big get for May is Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars on Wii for 200 coins; other than that, the pickings are slim. Maboshi's Arcade is also av...   read

 
 
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Borderlands 2 DLC

Borderlands 2's sixth playable character available May 14

The sixth playable character for Borderlands 2, Krieg the Psycho Bandit, will be available for loot hunting on May 14, Krieg himself announced on Twitter. Unveiled at developer Gearbox Software's PAX East panel back in March, Krieg features...   read

 
 
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Wii U Marketing

Nintendo urges Wii owners to discover Wii U

Nintendo has sent out a mass-message to Wii owners to inform them of the Wii U's release, Kotaku reports. The message was sent in an effort to inform the mass audience that the Wii U is "an all-new home console from Nintendo," according to ...   read

 
 
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Mega Man 3DS Case

Mega Man 3DS cases celebrate Virtual Console release

Capcom will release special edition Mega Man 25th anniversary 3DS and 3DS XL cases to commemorate the series' release on the 3DS eShop, community manager Brett Elston announced on Capcom-Unity.  The two-piece case features the Blue Bom...   read

 
 
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Pokemon 3DS

Salivate over these Pokmon 3DS XL mock-ups

Sure, Nintendo already released both a Charizard and Pikachu 3DS XL, but with nearly 700 pocket monsters at their disposal, and with Pokémon X/Y on the horizon, certainly a few more of the adorable critters can be featured on th...   read

 
 
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Company of Heroes

Company of Heroes servers close May 7 in favor of Steam

Company of Heroes' current online servers will shut down May 7 in favor of replacement Steamworks servers, Relic Entertainment announced on the game's official forums.  Relic offered instructions on how to transfer your game to th...   read

 
 
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SoulCalibur

SoulCalibur V hitting Games on Demand, PlayStation Store

SoulCalibur V will be available on Xbox Live's Games on Demand and the PlayStation Store on April 23 for $19.99, Namco Bandai Games today announced. The game features a roster of over two dozen fighters, including Ezio Auditore of Assassin'...   read

 
 
Tales series success
During Namco Bandai Games' Manhattan press conference last week, where they showed off the likes of Armored Core: Verdict Day and Dark Souls II, I had the chance to sit at a round-table with Tales series producer Hideo Baba. ...   read

 
Namco Bandai Games
"This year, the industry has had a lot of changes," Carlson Choi, Vice President of Marketing and Digital Sales at Namco Bandai Games America said at the company's Gamer's Day press conference last week. "The way the consumer...   read

 
Armored Core: Verdict Day
Back in early 2006 there was not much going for the Xbox 360 in regards to engrossing online play. There was Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter, which was great, but that was it. That is, however, until the release of From Soft...   read
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Dark Souls II
So, you saw the gameplay reveal yesterday, you saw the screenshots, and yet, you still want more Dark Souls II. Of course! Why wouldn't you?! Well, good news for you, as it just so happens a round-table discussion with Dark S...   read
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Evoland
Evoland, an exploration of adventure games' evolution from independent developer Shiro Games, is currently available for PC through Steam and GOG.com, with an iOS release due later this month. However, given the nature of the...   read

 
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BlazBlue

BlazBlue team targeting PS4 for new fighting series

Arc System Works has their sights set on the PlayStation 4 as the platform to debut another new fighting series to the world, according to a Shoryuken-translated Dengeki interview with BlazBlue producer Toshimichi Mori.  "We can't give...   read

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto

Liberty City/Vice City Stories now on PlayStation Store

The catalog of downloadable PlayStation 2 titles on the PlayStation Store increases by two today, as Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories are now available in North America and Europe for $9.99/€9.99/£7.99...   read

 
 


Advance Wars
With Fire Emblem: Awakening released on 3DS and seeing quite the success, many may be wondering what that could mean for developer Intelligent Systems' other franchise, Advance Wars. When inquired about the possibility of a n...   read

 
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Road Rash Reboot

Road Rash reboot now being discussed, says designer

Following the stir caused by Road Rash programmer/co-designer Dan Geisler's Reddit post about the possibility of a series reboot comes a promising reply to the fan response. "I am amazed at the level of interest in the remake," Geisler said...   read

 
 
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