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Sonic Boom

Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice feels like it has already shown all its cards

It's no secret to anyone that Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric on the Wii U was not well received by critics or players. From buggy execution to slow and meandering gameplay, Sonic Boom in many ways exemplified what many long time fans have feared...   read

 
 
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Shin Megami Tensei IV
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Are you picking up Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse?

At first it was hard to make sense out of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (known in Japan as "Final"). Initially I thought it was just an expansion of sorts for IV, but as it turns out, it's a brand new game. Now you'll be playing as more...   read

 
 
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roto Man Buster

Ha, ThinkGeek is doing a Proto Man Buster replica too

Back in 2014, ThinkGeek unleashed a Mega Buster replica out into the world for $80, that has since been cut to $50. It was a little to silly and unwieldy for my tastes, but I imagine someone's son or daughter is having the time of their lif...   read

 
 
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Mario

Miyamoto: Expect a 'new kind of Mario,' possibly at E3 next year

With just Zelda making a big splash at E3 this year, Nintendo has been noticeably quiet on most fronts, but that might not be the case in 2017.  Speaking to IGN, Shigeru Miyamoto noted that, "We're always challenging ourselve...   read

 
 
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Kamiya

Kamiya says he has 'ideas' for Bayonetta 3, Okami 2, and 'other Scalebounds'

Famed developer Hideki Kamiya is known for his candid nature. He has one of the most famous Twitter accounts for a reason -- he basically says what he wants, and lets people deal with it. He kind of did the same thing at E3 this year, ...   read

 
 
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God of War PS4 preview
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The new God of War brings welcomed humanity to its violent god

The considerable deviation from the God of War formula began "many years ago" as Sony Santa Monica, "decided we were going to go in and rip up the entire thing, put all the pieces on the floor" to suss out the key tenets the team wanted to ...   read

 
 
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Sup Holmes
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A special E3 live stream with the creators of Cat Girl Without Salad

[ Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on a special 9:30pm EST Sup Holmes,...   read

 
 
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Dead Rising 4

Dead Rising 4 will be exclusive to Microsoft platforms for one year

In this era of immediacy, we don't have to wait too long for companies to break their silences -- we can just bug them on Twitter. After being asked about the exclusive terms for Dead Rising 4, which debuted at the Microsoft conference, Cap...   read

 
 
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Paper Mario: Color Splash
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Paper Mario: Color Splash draws ire of Nintendo fans, looks alright

As I talked about yesterday, Paper Mario: Color Splash hasn't been very well received by the Nintendo community. You all shared your own reasons, and Nintendo's YouTube channel currently has more dislikes than likes on both showcase vi...   read

 
 
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Hardware

Here's all the hardware news out of E3 2016

While E3's generally all about the games, this year we saw a pretty big turnout for hardware too: video cards, new consoles, and of course more virtual reality than we really know what to do with. So here's a roundup of all things physical ...   read

 
 
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E3 2017

E3 2017 dates? I hardly even knew E3 2016!

With the last day of E3 2016 nearly wrapped up, the ESA has announced plans for next year's show already. It will be held from June 13-17, 2017, in the same location -- the Los Angeles Convention Center. The venue is pretty much perfect, an...   read

 
 
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A quick E3 video
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You ever seen Heihachi do the Bernie?

If you have, I'd like to hear your story. If not...   read

 
 
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Detroit: Become Human
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I hope Detroit: Become Human lives up to its tense E3 showing

Until this week at E3, when I thought of Detroit: Become Human, I thought about Kara the android. But now I have a new name and face to associate with Quantic Dream's PlayStation 4 neo-noir thriller: Connor. Dude does not mess around! ...   read

 
 
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Mario Party Star Rush
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Ha, the new Mario Party art is lifted from a SpagettiOs can

As pointed out by an astute commenter yesterday, the art for Mario Party: Star Rush seems to have been generously lifted off of an official Nintendo SpagettiOs can. It makes you wonder how many times the publisher has done this pr...   read

 
 
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Injustice 2

Injustice 2 continues to be a ridiculous fun-to-watch spectacle

I am nothing if not a generous and kind soul, so I will say this now to those of you who may want to disregard my opinion: I don't play fighting games. I have in the past (I'm a Soul Calibur dude), but it's just never been my genre of choic...   read

 
 
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Play Anywhere

Xbox's new Play Anywhere initiative doesn't necessarily include cross-play

One of the most important themes for Microsoft at this year's E3 is the blurring of lines between console and PC. Through a new initiative called "Play Anywhere," Microsoft has created a gaming ecosystem where people can freely play games o...   read

 
 
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Rhythm Heaven
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Rhythm Heaven Megamix available now, is a 3DS eShop exclusive

Many Nintendo fans were hoping that Mother 3 would receive a surprise release at E3 this year, but so far so bad on that front. Instead, we have the sudden launch of Rhythm Heaven Megamix, a compilation of over 70 stages from the first...   read

 
 
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Mario Party Star Rush
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Mario Party Star Rush will not continue the bad 'car' mechanic from recent iterations

Nintendo announced Mario Party Star Rush yesterday buried in a press release, but today they're giving it a bit more fanfare. In addition to showing actual gameplay, they detailed a few of the game's systems. It seems like it'll sport ...   read

 
 
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Madden 17 preview
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The Sanchize ruined my first game as the LA Rams

While Madden 16's E3 build doesn't offer final ratings -- there's still two months before the game comes out -- the Broncos' were previously announced to have an 89 overall rating. Maybe a bit low for a team coming off a Super Bowl win, bu...   read

 
 
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Wild Guns
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Here's our first look at Wild Guns Reloaded

Natsume is bringing back Wild Guns on the PS4 as Wild Guns Reloaded, and it looks like it's still going to have an old school style! I don't know what I expected -- initially I thought it was going to be in 3D -- but this is a wel...   read

 
 
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A fun quiz, for you
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Is this a lyric from ZZ Top's 'Burger Man,' or something said on an E3 stage?

For a rock band formed in Houston, Texas in 1969, ZZ Top is weird. But in the most straight-faced way that you might not catch if you don't stop and look, kind of like reading the headline "Man bites dog." Two front men with dark sunglasses...   read

 
 
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Xbox One

Phil Spencer: Xbox One getting keyboard, mouse support in coming 'months'

Speaking to PCGamesN, Phil Spencer has responded to the age old question of "will they or won't they" for mouse and keyboard support on Xbox One. For the past year or so, Spencer has maintained that we will get it at some point. Now, he fin...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV hands-on
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Final Fantasy XV VR Experience kind of sucks

I appreciate that Square Enix is probably stretched thin with 478 different Final Fantasy XV's spin-offs and tie-ins planned around the long overdue launch of the latest in the series. There's the prequel anime, Brotherhood. There was the ...   read

 
 
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Sega
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(Update) Sega will have an E3 stream on June 15 that will unveil news for 'fans of Sonic the Hedgehog'

[Update: Ha! It's a contest for European Sonic fans to attend the San Diego 25th Anniversary Sonic party coming up in July. You need to send a video in on "why you're the biggest Sonic fan." Rules can be found here. Another announcement wil...   read

 
 
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Nintendo
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Nintendo reveals brand new IP from Grezzo, Ever Oasis

Today at E3, Nintendo unveiled a brand new IP called Ever Oasis, from developer Grezzo (primarily known for the 3DS Zelda ports and The Legend of Legacy). The creative lead, Koichi Ishii, worked on early Final Fantasy ga...   read

 
 
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