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Diablo III

Diablo III is getting three more difficulty levels

I remember the pain (read: amazingness) of Diablo III's Inferno mode, pre-nerf. Solo I managed to make it to the final boss of Act 2 before they nerfed it, but I did like the difficulty reworks in general. 2.4.2 looks to be more of the good...   read

 
 
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Ape Escape

This PS4 Trophy list suggests Ape Escape 2 isn't far off

Last year, we reported on a ratings board listing for a PlayStation 4 re-release of Ape Escape 2. It still hasn't come out! Given this recent Trophy list for the port, though, it likely isn't too far off. Maybe if I keep telling myself that...   read

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee
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Yooka-Laylee's backer-only 'Toybox' demo is up

Playtonic Games released its "Toybox" demo (PC/Mac/Linux via Steam) for Yooka-Laylee today, and if you backed the Kickstarter campaign at a high-enough tier to secure a code, you might as well stop reading now and get to playing. It looks ...   read

 
 
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Deal alert: New PlayStation 4 for $280 on eBay Deals

Deal alert for those looking to pick up a PlayStation 4 -- particularly a new-in-box unit. eBay Deals has brand new PS4 on sale for only $280. It's plain vanilla original packaging without any games bundled in. The console is selling at a g...   read

 
 
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Rise of the Tomb Raider

Pre-ordering Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4 nets you the previous game

Just recently Sony announced the PS4 edition of Rise of the Tomb Raider, which will launch on October 11, nearly one year after it hit the Xbox One. Not only is it a GOTY package of sorts, but it'll also sport a special VR mission in Croft ...   read

 
 
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Deals

Valkyria Chronicles less than five bucks in WinGameStore SEGA Sale

If you're lucky five bucks gets you lunch at a restaurant, but in the PC gaming world this translates to hours of entertainment - particularly during Summer Sale seasons. The well-received PC port of Valkyria Chronicles drop to $4.99 in thi...   read

 
 
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Snorlax

Would you pay $150 for a Snorlax bean bag chair?

I'm not sure if I want to drop $150 on a huge four foot tall Snorlax of all things (give me a smaller Munchlax version), but this bean bag chair exists if you want it. Well, it sort of exists, as Think Geek seems to think they'll be able to...   read

 
 
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Megaton Musashi
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Level-5 announces Megaton Musashi

Level-5 is basically the king of "cross-media projects," and now they have another cool looking property to add to their pile. This one is Megaton Musashi, a mecha game that takes place after 90% of humankind is wiped out from an alien...   read

 
 
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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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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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