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Splatoon's SplatNet services closing at the end of the month

The SplatNet service, used by the original Splatoon on Wii U, will be closing its servers come the end of September.The service, which is used to gather player statistics and friend's online status, will shut down on September 30, just a mo...

 
 
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Miiverse officially closing down in November

It has been announced on Nintendo of Japan's twitter that, after a five year run, all Miiverse services will end on November 8 2017.The Miiverse, which launched on the Wii U and 3DS in 2012, was a fun little dynamic that allowed for social ...

 
 
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No, Sony, I'll stick with my own controller for PS Now

For readers unaware, PlayStation Now is available on PC. This allows gamers to stream PS3 games to their computers through the majesty of the internet. This could potentially be a big deal to people who skipped out on console gaming. Sadly,...

 
 
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The Division server issues? Ubisoft's on the case

If you’ve been struggling to connect The Division to a server, you’re not alone. But don’t panic - Ubisoft has responded quickly to concerns and now confirms all should be back to normal now. As the shooter launched across...

 
 
 
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Game Debate to the Death! Most loyal game company?

Last week we debated over which of the Dead Space games was most worthy of a trophy, and it was great reading through your comments that brought up gameplay, visuals, scare factors, and other elements to judge the series on. Here are the to...

 
 
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Plus Points: Sony's PS Plus humiliates the game industry

Sony has made a lot of mistakes over the years, and I've cheerily called the publisher out on many of them. For all its hubris, however, and for all its missteps, the PlayStation brand owner is prone to having some really quite brilliant id...

 
 
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E3: CinemaNow coming to PlayStation 3

As originally posted on Flixist Sony, just moments ago, announced that CinemaNow, a movie streaming service along the lines of Netflix, will be coming to the PlayStation 3 very soon. How soon? Well, PlayStation CEO Jack Tretton didn't say, ...

 
 
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Street Fighter fan-art inspires weird feelings

I've always had mixed emotions about the "take some popular superheroes and make them sexy ladies" school of character design. It's simultaneously a cheap gimmick, and a inarguably effective technique to take characters that young men want ...

 
 
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Get your 'Rolls in bed' Mega Man art on a mug or a puzzle

I'm constantly defending Japanese art and videogames to my friends. For instance, you know that scene in My Neighbor Totoro (1:56) where Mei and Satsuki are taking a bath with their Dad? Every time I watch that movie with someone who's neve...

 
 
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Best Buy responds to critics of PS3 firmware install fee

There's been a fair bit of raging on the internet about Best Buy charging customers to perform a firmware update on PlayStation 3 systems. IndustryGamers reached out to the company for a response, to which Best Buy replied with a less ...

 
 
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Japanese cell provider hints at 3G handheld connection

In discussion with The Wall Street Journal, Japanese cell phone provider, NTT DoCoMo, is in discussion with unnamed game console developers to embed 3G service in handheld consoles. Considering devices such as Amazon's Kindle function over ...

 
 
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WoW having some issues, characters gone missing

In the past 24 hours it seems that World of Warcraft has been having a few hiccups. Hiccups as in players can't log in to play and now that some of them can their characters aren't there anymore. The WoW forums are full of complaints from p...

 
 
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EA rocks customer service, gives customer a free game

Destructiod community blogger Tino decided to follow up on his request for a replacement Rock Band guitar as his broke after 3 hours of use. He wondered where his replacement guitar was after a week out, as it was supposedly shipped via 2-d...

 
 
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Nintendo: exception to the rule? Replaces beer-drenched DS

I know it may seem a bit fanboyish to spread the word about positive Nintendo customer service experiences, and I realize that there are both positive and negative experiences from all console makers out there, but when I constantly hear ab...

 
 
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Xbox 360 price cut ... if you live in BFE

It seems the Playstation 3 is not the only console getting an unofficial price cut forcefully thrust upon it like mutated genitalia in a Wes Craven remake; as seen in this week's Shop Rite special offers, the Xbox 360 Premium is available ...

 
 
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AWOMO: Branson's new baby

If Gametap is the whore of video game content delivery, then Richard Branson's unfortunately named AWOMO (A World of My Own) is the new kid on the block. This poor, dumpy kid will inevitably get beat up, even though it's only a m...

 
 
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GameStop's Aeris strikes again, calls me to take a survey

Not even one week ago, GameStop decided it would be a good idea to call all of their customers who had reserved Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and ask for it back. While that pissed off a fair number of people, I had received the same c...

 
 
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Nintendo: exception to the rule?

As sad as it is, these days poor customer service is almost expected from the makers of our beloved game consoles, although I think that last generation's horror stories were much worse than this time around. Regardless, knowing this, i...

 
 




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#Riddletoid What am I playing? Came across with her and all I could think was PJ Harvey Down by the water lyrics I lost my heart, under the

 
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Anyone remember how I wanted to set up a Minecraft server for myself, a few friends and people here? I got an offer I couldnt refuse at 25% the normal price Looking forward to setting this up and seeing if fun times can be had this

 
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Well, Unravel has to be one of the more frustrating games Ive played in recent

 
TheLimoMaker

I cant decide which game I hate more: The Surge or Ghost Recon being said, Troll and I is still worst game of the year by a country

 
Seymour

Morning! Just now finished uploading a montage of my journey through Destiny 2s campaign + splices of other stuff! Spent a good while on it, so maybe at least glance through it eh? Impressions blog soon! Love yall and so long because I am sleep now

 
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I wrote a review for Distrust Read this if youre ever called to relieve an Antarctic base beset by aliens!

 
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Im not gay, all my best friends are black:

 
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Wait, it was peoples birthdays yesterday!? Uh, uh,

 
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Can someone buy Reggie a dictionary? He doesnt understand the meaning of the word

 
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