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Some Steins;Gate games have been added to Xbox One backward compatibility

Microsoft had made a big push to get into the Japanese market with the launch of the Xbox 360, but that ended up backfiring and led to Microsoft embracing more Western properties. That is a real shame, too, since we got the classic Lost Ody...   read

 
 
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PSA: Alan Wake is still available on the Humble Store

The last we heard from Alan Wake was that developer Remedy had to pull the game from sale due to some music licensing issues. May 15 was supposed to be the last day you were able to grab the title from Steam, Humble, GOG and wherever else d...   read

 
 

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Owlboy is flapping on over to the Switch

Nintendo of Japan has released a sizzle reel for some upcoming indie games releasing on the Switch ahead of the BitSummit conference in Kyoto this weekend (BitSummit is a Japanese indie dev gathering). While a lot of the games are stuff we ...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2's single-player looks pretty great

At the end of today's Arms direct, Nintendo showed off some of the single-player from Splatoon 2. While it doesn't look like a massive improvement over the first game, extra enemy variety and some nifty environments make it look great. Ther...   read

 
 
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Danger Zone looks like a nice fix for the lack of Burnout

It’s been a long time since a Burnout game last released. While Burnout Crash was technically the swan song for the series, most fans consider Paradise to be the final “true” entry from developer Criterion Games (or, if yo...   read

 
 
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Halo 3 will not be getting a remaster

Halo 6 won't be making an appearance at E3 this year, leading fans to speculate that Microsoft and 343 Industries are cooking up a Halo 3 remaster to fill the gap. Wouldn't it be great to play the premiere Xbox Live game on modern hardware ...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: Charlie Murder

I don’t remember much about Charlie Murder from its original 2013 release. It was such a late Xbox 360 title that a lot of people overlooked it in favor of the looming Xbox One and PS4 launches. To make matters worse, Microsoft seemed...   read

 
 
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Blaster Master Zero was downloaded on Switch 80,000 times

Inti Creates announced that Math Blaster, Master Blaster, Blaster Master Zero was downloaded over 80,000 times worldwide on the Nintendo Switch alone. It was developed by only 35 people in six months and released just over a month...   read

 
 
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Alan Wake's music license expiring soon, Remedy has to pull game from sale

It seems that Remedy's Alan Wake won't be available for purchase much longer. Announced over on the Remedy forums, the team will be pulling the original game from sale due to the music license expiring. This will affect both PC and 360 vers...   read

 
 
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You can microwave a dinner in the amount of time it takes Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 to load

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 certainly looks impressive, but I guess all that graphical prowess has to come at some cost. According to a recent video from Eurogamer, the latest installment in the upcoming wish fulfillment series has an initial l...   read

 
 


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This is the final week for the Nintendo DSi Shop

As of Friday, March 31, you'll no longer be able to access the Nintendo DSi Shop. It's shutting down. "If you have Nintendo DSi Points to spend, Nintendo DSiWare you want to re-download or Nintendo DSiWare you'd like to transfer from...   read

 
 
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It's impossible to transfer or backup Nintendo Switch game saves

Happy Switch Day! Before you run off melting your weekend away playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Snipperclips, and Fast RMX, here is a warning: don't make any progress on a friend's Switch. Nintendo's Switch support page...   read

 
 
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World to the West looks to be a journey worth taking

Rain Games gave us an exclusive demo for its upcoming action-adventure title World to the West. Set within the same world as its previous game, Teslagrad, it looks to tackle a different classic style of gameplay similar to how its predecess...   read

 
 
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Sony pulls off a pretty solid month of PS Plus games for March

That leak from a few days ago was correct! Tearaway Unfolded and Disc Jam will be headlining the free games on offer for PS Plus members this month. While I've never heard of Disc Jam, I did 100% the Vita version of Tearaway and really enjo...   read

 
 
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Blizzard will be ceasing support for Windows XP and Vista this year

Windows XP was the defacto operating system for a very long time. I remember immediately upgrading in 2001 and not really thinking about changing until I eventually tried out Windows 7 in 2010. The removal of MS-DOS was pretty big, but the ...   read

 
 
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eShop downloads on the Switch won't be console locked

One of the more curious choices Nintendo used to make with downloadable games came in the form of console locking content. On any of its previous systems with some form of storefront (Wii, DSi, 3DS, and Wii U), every download would be assoc...   read

 
 
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Bottle Caps for Pokemon Sun and Moon are being distributed at game stores worldwide

[Header image by SittingOvationArt on Etsy] No, it's not a Fallout crossover. In Pokémon Sun and Moon, Bottle Caps are used in Hyper Training to raise one of your creature's statistics to the maximum potential value. They're esp...   read

 
 
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Puyo Puyo Tetris brings two classic puzzle franchises together

With all of the hoopla over the Switch presentation tonight, most people didn't realize that some third-party games were even coming to the system. While this may not be a heavy hitter, Puyo Puyo Tetris is heading to the West for the Ninten...   read

 
 
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DiRT Showdown is free over on the Humble Store right now!

The overlooked DiRT Showdown is now free on the Humble Store for the next two days. While the game isn't exactly groundbreaking or packed with loads of content, it does basically replicate the style of Burnout while providing some neat dive...   read

 
 
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It is a mega day for Xbox One backward compatibility

I guess adding seven games in a single day wasn't enough for Microsoft's backward compatibility service. They needed to round off the number so it wasn't odd and I'm perfectly fine with the choices they made. Mega Man 9, Mega Man 10, and Be...   read

 
 
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Some of Codemasters' racing games have been delisted from Steam

In the digital era of games, not everything lasts forever. As crazy as it may sound, sometimes licenses for cars, music, or product placements end up rendering a game unsellable after a certain date. It looks like that has come to pass for ...   read

 
 
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PSA: Don't forget to download this month's Pokemon, Meloetta

Just a reminder; the last Pokémon distribution for 2016 is set to end this Saturday, December 24. This month's Pokémon is Meloetta, and if you miss this opportunity you probably won't have another one for quite some time....   read

 
 
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Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon are now available for digital purchase

With the advent of the Games on Demand service for Xbox 360, multi-disc games were not available for purchase digitally. While this initially might have been due to file size restrictions with Xbox Live marketplace (Arcade games were origin...   read

 
 
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Magearna is now available in Pokemon Sun and Moon

Update: Added European/Australian QR code below. As mentioned previously, Pokémon Sun and Moon are getting their first mythic Pokémon starting today. Magearna is a Steel/Fairy type and resembles a clockwork doll with a po...   read

 
 
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Meloetta and Magearna are this month's distributed Pokemon

Every month this year, Pokémon players around the world have been able to download a new digital creature to celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary, one that's not available through normal gameplay. The final Poké...   read

 
 


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