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Ubisoft to rebrand its first-party games 'Ubisoft Originals'

Ubisoft announced that, effective immediately, all first-party titles will be branded "Ubisoft Originals." Ubisoft confirmed the new branding in a succinct statement to Eurogamer. "Moving forward the 'Ubisoft Original' mention is attached t...

 
 
 
 
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Xbox Live is being officially rebranded Xbox Network

Microsoft has announced that it is officially rebranding its Xbox Live service "Xbox Network". The change is not expected to alter too much in the bigger picture, and has seemingly been made purely for aesthetic, descriptive, and marketing ...

 
 
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You can bag exclusive Shovel Knight in-game goodies at Arby's

Video-game-loving restaurant Arby's has announced a fun new collaboration with Shovel Knight, bringing a range of cheeky themed DLC to Yacht Club Game's indie platforming hit. For a limited time, customers who purchase Arby's Kids Meals at ...

 
 
 
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Discord rolls out beta for video game marketplace venture

Video game chat and messenger service Discord has confirmed that they are to start selling games through their own dedicated store, which will be built into the Discord service.The beta for this new venture has been rolled out to around 50,...

 
 
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Here are some of the most memorable adverts for games

We've all seen the Angry Video Game Nerd episode where he compares the SNES with the Sega Genesis and mocks the "blast processing" thrust of the Genesis' marketing campaign. It seems silly now to think that slapping a vague buzzword on tech...

 
 
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Ubisoft is vowing to not make DLC feel required

In a rather short interview over on GamesIndustry.biz, Ubisoft's vice president of Live Operations, Anne Blondel-Jouin, has stated that Ubisoft will no longer be making DLC that gamers feel obligated to buy. While the company seems to be lo...

 
 
 
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Look at this enormous Overwatch action figure

As part of a promotional stunt, Blizzard has dropped enormous novelty-sized Overwatch action figures in major cities -- including my current stomping grounds, Los Angeles. I took the train into Hollywood to see this big ole Tracer figure, w...

 
 
 
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When is no advertising the best advertising?

[Art by Momoppi] Earlier this year, I booked Undertale creator Toby Fox for an appearance on Sup Holmes. Shortly before the show was set to air, he asked if it was OK if he canceled because he "hates answering interview questions." By this ...

 
 
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Games were made for boys because games were sold as toys?

A lot of hoopla has been flopping around in recent months about games that focus on boobs. Specifically, some of these games are either not being brought out of Japan, or are having their "boob features" diminished upon release in the U.S....

 
 
 
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Treyarch is 'very sorry' about that Black Ops III tweet

Call of Duty: Black Ops III developer Treyarch has apologised for its recent Twitter marketing campaign. A couple of weeks ago, the studio changed the @callofduty Twitter name to 'Current Events Aggregate' and tweeted news of a li...

 
 
 
 
 
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These Czech PlayStation ads make me feel like a criminal

These ads come from not too long after the Iron Curtain became the Iron Drapes, and Western culture began flooding the former Warsaw Pact. It's obvious that there was still a little bit of a learning experience going on in 1996 as far as ma...

 
 
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Bud Light turns man into Pac-Man in Super Bowl ad

Bud Light has released one of the ads which will air during the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX, in which an unsuspecting beer consumer becomes the player of a fully-realized, physical Pac-Man game while a live DJ spins music in a rave environmen...

 
 
 
 
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New Cabela's trailer puts a happy face on hunting

Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts was released into the wild today for Xbox 360, PS3, PC, and Wii U. Activision released this trailer to accompany the launch. I love it so, so much. It's less about the gameplay, which I completely a...

 
 
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Hideo Kojima unboxes Big Boss in Paris game shop

This is a silly little video uploaded today to the official Metal Gear Solid YouTube page. Hideo Kojima made a surprise appearance at a Micromania game store in Paris to celebrate the release of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes this ...

 
 




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Im baking for the wrong Ive now used the same dough three times for cinnamon rolls, long cinnamon wheat loaves and long jam wheat And the reason has been just the looks of Because, the proof of the bun is in the

 
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Eating Moes Southwest Grill for lunch, and its now more than any other time that I miss Tex Mex places from NYC, especially I miss ordering cheap tacos, fries on the side, and dipping the fries into both Salsa and

 
Neronium

My GameBoy Color cartridge of Shantae from Limited Run Games finally Now to wait for the Analogue Pocket to finally release and then Ill open XD

 
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Indiegala has a decent sale going Stuff like Borderlands 3 and Doom Eternal have rather good

 
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That Amazon New World game apparently wants to sell fast travel in the game as a paid what a bunch of fucking idiots if

 
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In a very big Resident Evil and Final Fantasy mood Finally got into the PSP I am absolutely garbage it, but it has some really satisfying gameplay when you get a handle on it

 
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I feel like getting the Switch version of Nocturne makes more sense but for some reason I want the PS4

 
 

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