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Microsoft Reportedly Dropping Xbox Live Gold Requirement For Netflix, and Other Features

by JT Teranon May 13, 2014
A new report from Ars Technica was published yesterday claiming Microsoft will be dropping its requirement for users to have an Xbox Live Gold account in order to stream content to their consoles. The move would be a big change for Microsoft which at present require this added subscription in order to access a user’s other […]

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Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition Release Date Set for August

by Chris Esparzaon May 12, 2014
Fans of the Diablo series will be happy to hear that the much anticipated Ultimate Evil Edition of Diablo 3 will be available on the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on August 19 of this year. This new version of the game will include the original Diablo 3, the Reaper of Souls expansion, […]

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Half Life 2 Now Available on Nvidia Shield

by Chris Esparzaon May 12, 2014
If you own a Nvidia Shield, you can now purchase Half Life 2 and play the popular game on your device. The game is available for $9.99 in the Google Play store. Valve released the game today for the handheld system. The Shield has a 5-inch screen with 720p resolution, has a Nvidia Tegra 4 […]

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‘Destiny’ Will Cost Activision $500 Million

by JT Teranon May 11, 2014
Activision will be spending $500 million to launch the highly anticipated Destiny. The figure was revealed by Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick at the Miken conference in LA last week. That sum includes both development and marketing costs, according to Kotick. The developer signed a 10 year deal with Bungie in 2010, so that astronomical […]

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Portal Coming to NVIDIA Shield May 12th

by Stefany Baezon May 10, 2014
The very popular game Portal is making it’s way to Android powered NVIDIA Shield handheld gaming device. The game is to be released on May 12th but, sadly, will only be available for NVIDIA Shield, at least for the time being. Portal is very popular, and very awesome, puzzle game previously only available for PC […]

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R.B.I. Baseball Lands In Google Play

by JT Teranon May 9, 2014
About a month after its official release, MLB’s take on their own game, R.B.I. Baseball, has made its way into Google Play. Like its iOS counterpart, Android’s R.B.I. Baseball is available for $4.99; 1/4 of the price of its Xbox 360 version which is $20. R.B.I. Baseball was developed in-house by MLB’s Advanced Media branch, […]



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Nintendo Spent $100 Million on Mystery Acquisition

by Lucas Atkinson May 8, 2014
Nintendo unveiled their Q4 earnings report for Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2014. Nintendo says the main reason for net loss is, “This situation arose mainly because of the balance of deferred tax assets reduced in relation to the losses carried over in the United States.” However, what’s interesting is Nintendo spent $100 Million on […]

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Star Wars: Battlefront Will Make An Appearance at E3

by JT Teranon May 7, 2014
Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson spilled the beans this week during an investor call that Battlefield developer DICE’s take on the Star Wars: Battlefront franchise will show up at E3 this June. EA has already announced the title last year alongside the new consoles with the brief teaser video (seen above) showing off one of the […]

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Kevin Durant Will Get NBA 2K15 Cover

by JT Teranon May 6, 2014
2K has just announced that newly-minted NBA 2014-2015 MVP Kevin Durant will be the cover man for their NBA 2K15 edition. “I begged them to put me on the cover,” Durant said when asked what 2K had to do to get him to agree to be on the cover. “I really think nobody plays the […]

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Titanfall Sells Nearly One Million Copies In First Three Weeks

by JT Teranon May 6, 2014
Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall has sold 925,000 units in its first quarter, according to EA. Peter Moore, EA COO, was pretty excited about Titanfall’s early debut on Xbox One and PC as technically Titanfall only spent the last three weeks on the company’s fiscal quarter calendar. EA also announced today that it would partner with Respawn […]

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NASA Auctioning Off World’s Most Expensive Joystick

by JT Teranon May 5, 2014
Vintage joysticks are extremely valuable for those that have invested hours playing games back in the day. Even the most hardcore gamer’s collection would pale in comparison to what’s being actioned off later this month. RR Auction will sell off this one-of-a-kind collectible during its Aviation and Space event this month. This joystick was used […]

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Screenshots and Trailer Leaked

by Lucas Atkinson May 2, 2014
Earlier today we learned that the next Call of Duty would be focused around the rising Private Military Corporations. “In the last 20 years, global combat has seen a steady shift towards the use of private military corporations, or PMCs. What happens when the highest bidder becomes the world’s next superpower? A new era of Call of […]



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Kevin Spacey To Appear In Call of Duty’s 2014 Game

by JT Teranon May 1, 2014
There has been quite a bit of info about the new Call of Duty game today. From the actual teaser website with a countdown, to the New Era trailer, we’ve been kept pretty well entertained. It seems that isn’t all they’d like to share with us today, as a new Instagram video from Call of […]

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Nintendo Will Reportedly Unveil New Hardware At E3 2014

by JT Teranon May 1, 2014
IGN is citing multiple sources in claiming Nintendo will show new hardware at this year’s E3 on June 10th. IGN unfortunately has no clue what the hardware will be, but they’re pretty sure it’s going to happen. On their part, VideoGamer is citing a third-party source that new hardware will be announced, along with new […]

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The Next Call of Duty Will Bring a New Era To The Franchise On May 4

by JT Teranon May 1, 2014
The next Call of Duty will have a completely different focus than previous games according to Activision in the video above. “In the next Call of Duty, the world’s most powerful military is not a country,” the video says. “It’s a corporation.” “In the last 20 years, global combat has seen a steady shift towards the […]