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It's time to give licensed games more creative freedom

Insomniac’s Spider-Man is quickly becoming one of my favorite games of 2018 because it’s Insomniac’s Spider-Man. It’s not simply another game with Spider-Man’s face on it, nor is it just another superhero game;...

 
 
 
 
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Here's a list of songs removed in GTA IV's latest update

For those unaware, earlier in the month, Rockstar announced that a number of licensed songs within Grand Theft Auto IV's radio stations were going to be removed in a new update, due to the 10-year licensing agreement on them expiring. Well,...

 
 
 
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THQ Nordic is re-releasing a bunch of Nickelodeon games

THQ Nordic has been steadily reviving games from the expansive THQ catalog, from De Blob to Titan Quest to Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy. Today, the company announced plans to re-release a bunch of old licensed titles based on Nickelodeon pro...

 
 
 
 
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Deadpool is about to get pulled from the Steam store

It seems like the merc with a mouth just can't sit still for too long. High Moon Studio's Deadpool has come and gone from Steam so many times that hearing about another delisting is hardly surprising. Licenses expire and Activision has neve...

 
 
 
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Review: Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight

It may not be the most significant trend in gaming history, but the last few years have been pretty good if you're the type of gamer to try out the occasional licensed title. Unlike some of the drek from generations of budget tie-ins past, ...

 
 
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Review: Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days

Way back in '93 or '94, I saw a pirated version of Reservoir Dogs and fell in love. My mum, not knowing what it was about, bought me a legit copy for my birthday and I screened it for my friends at the party. Needless to say, they were unim...

 
 
 
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New Reservoir Dogs game is way better than I expected

The easiest time to ignore licensed games is when they're released in step with whatever (typically bad) movie or children's cartoon they're based on. Even when they're based on a good one. Did you know there's a John Wick game? Do you care...

 
 
 
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Review: Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization might be the best Sword Art Online game yet.  Then again, we might not be talking about all that much. This is, after all, just the third major Sword Art Online game (fifth, counting ...

 
 
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WWE 2K17 roster revealed

IGN has been doing a weekly reveal for WWE 2K17's roster and this week marks the final entry. We now know every wrestler that will be stepping in the square ring and the arenas where they will be brawling. The character roster includes a st...

 
 
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Cold Stone Creamery (Wii) voice acting will haunt me forever

You hear the first "good jooobbb" at :30 and what was once a weird, branded* cash-in with a Candy Crush color scheme and, well, a Candy Crush everything -- when did this come out? 2009! -- becomes a little less comfortable. *Because of reg...

 
 
 
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Holy Batman 1989 videogame figure, NECA!

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of both the 1989 film and videogame, NECA has announced its first ever Batman figure in 7" scale. This figure has over 25 points of articulation plus removable cape, Batarang, and Spear Gun accessories. The...

 
 
 
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Become the ultimate hunter in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

A new The Amazing Spider-Man movie is set to hit theaters this May, and unsurprisingly, a videogame tie-in will launch right alongside it. Aptly titled The Amazing Spider-Man 2, developer Beenox is again at the helm after doing a nice...

 
 
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The gameplay modes of Rambo: The Video Game

A new trailer has been released for Rambo: The Video Game focused on the variety of gameplay contained within. You'll see stealth kills, bits of shooting, environmental destruction and QTE. Yeah, quick-time events are apparently consi...

 
 
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Rambo: The Video Game looks like a bad PS2 game

If the bad gameplay clips from the upcoming Rambo: The Video Game didn't scare you off earlier this week, maybe this bad trailer will. This game is still actually happening. Only in Europe, though. Did Rambo have a recent European resurgen...

 
 
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Telltale would love the chance to make a James Bond game

Telltale Games is on something of a roll right now; along with Fables: The Wolf Among Us and the second season of The Walking Dead, it has upcoming series based on Borderlands and Game of Thrones. But if money and the required lic...

 
 




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