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Madden NFL 15 Release Date Announced

by Chris Esparzaon April 28, 2014
EA Sports has publicly announced the release date of the highly anticipated Madden NFL 15. The best-selling game will be available on August 26 in North America and August 29 in Europe. The new installment to everyone’s favorite football game promises the “most immersive defensive gameplay control in franchise history,” and will once again partner […]

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Fearless Fantasy Coming to Steam on May 15th

by Stefany Baezon April 28, 2014
The developers of Fearless Fantasy, a gestural comedy RPG, have announced that the game is coming to Steam (Windows) on May 15th and mobile platforms later this year. The game will be available on Steam for just $6.99, which is a very good price. Fearless Fantasy is an RPG where you play Leon, the world’s […]

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X Games Will Feature ‘Call of Duty’ Competition

by JT Teranon April 28, 2014
ESPN and Major League Gaming have teamed up to produce the MLG X Games Invitational starting June 6th. The three-day contest will feature eight of the premier Call of Duty teams competing for medals – the same medals other events are going for. It’ll be the first time a video game competition is part of […]

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Xbox Originals To Take On Netflix Starting In June

by JT Teranon April 28, 2014
Microsoft doesn’t just want the Xbox One to be a gaming console. We’ve known this for quite some time now, and starting this summer, that’s going to be a little more evident. Beginning this June, Xbox Originals will be making its console debut and feature “premium dramas, comedies, documentaries, animation, unscripted shows, and live events.” […]

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Final Fantasy XV Details Appear On Xbox One and PS4 Websites

by JT Teranon April 28, 2014
Most of us are expecting the latest Final Fantasy game, XV, to be announced officially at E3 2014, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be getting some details in the weeks leading up to the event. As DualShockers notes, both Xbox One and PS4 Japanese sites had some interesting details about FFXV posted earlier today. […]

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Microsoft Planning Another ‘Major Gaming Franchise’

by Lucas Atkinson April 28, 2014
Microsoft looks to be planning another Xbox ‘major gaming franchise’ in the future. The company has issued a new ad seeking an art director for whatever might be the upcoming new game franchise. The job listing states: Microsoft Studios is looking for a Senior Art Director for a major gaming franchise. A Senior Art Director is […]



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Google Gaming Console ‘Nexus Orbit’ Planned?

by Lucas Atkinson April 28, 2014
It has been long rumored that Google plans to get into the gaming industry with its own console. New reports claim Google’s inside project is called ‘The Nexus Orbit’ and a recent U.S trademark (#2100986) has been made to secure the name Orbit for ‘Video and Computer use’. Is Googling planning a new device to go head-to-head […]

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PC Games Revenue Overtakes Consoles, claims DFC Intelligence

by Lucas Atkinson April 27, 2014
PC games are apparently generating more revenue than all of the consoles combined, claims analyst firm DFC Intelligence. “On a global basis PC games have surpassed console games,” DFC Intelligence head David Cole told PCR in an interview. “Among core gamers there is a heavy overlap with most console gamers also playing on a PC. The big difference is […]

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Mass Effect Trilogy for PS4 & Xbox One Coming Soon?

by Lucas Atkinson April 27, 2014
Sometimes retailers can be a company’s worst PR nightmare. Nevertheless, according to Chilean retailer Zmart Games we’ll see the Mass Effect trilogy make its way onto the PS4 and Xbox One. There isn’t any other credible evidence to accompany the listing, like it’s scheduled release date or pricing. However, users can signup for notification of its availability. This isn’t […]

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E.T. Atari 2600 Cartridges Discovered in Landfill

by Lucas Atkinson April 27, 2014
Over the weekend in Alamogordo, New Mexico, excavators uncovered a cache of E.T. Atari 2600 cartridges. These were long rumored to have been dumped in the desert due to poor sales. As Destructoid points out, “The adaptation of Steven Spielberg’s 1982 film was only given a few weeks of development time ahead of the year’s holiday […]

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Mario Kart 8 Best Buy Pre-Order Comes With $10 Of Gas Cash

by JT Teranon April 27, 2014
As if pre-ordering Mario Kart 8 wasn’t good enough by itself, if you do it at Best Buy you will get a coupon for $10 in actual, real gas. In this day and age, that may not be enough, but hey it will probably cover the drive to the store to pick it up and […]

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Xbox 360 Controllers 55% Off For A Limited Time

by JT Teranon April 27, 2014
Groupon is having a fantastic deal off of Xbox 360 controllers for the next two days. Right now, you can get a refurbished 360 controller for just $24.99. The price is cut over 50% from the usual $54.99. If you’re needing a new controller, check out the link below, and get one while supplies last! […]



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Titanfall DLC: ‘War Games’ Details Revealed

by JT Teranon April 24, 2014
Titanfall’s first DLC is slated for next month, and now we have some more details to get your appetite going for it. For starters, the DLC will be named “War Games” and will be the first of several content packs to make its way for the game. This DLC map has a “parkour playground” look […]

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Mario Kart 8 Wii U Bundle Coming To Europe May 30th

by JT Teranon April 24, 2014
Nintendo has announced a new Wii U bundle this morning for Europe that will combine Mario Kart 8, and a 32GB black console. This new bundle will be available starting May 30th. Aside from the new console bundle, Nintendo also announced two new Wii Remote Plus controllers. There is a Princess Peach-themed controller, and a […]

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Build Your Empire With TownCraft on iPhone and Mac

by Stefany Baezon April 23, 2014
Flat Earth Games released today TownCraft for iPhone and Mac. TownCraft is a crafting-building-exploration game that lets players build the ultimate town using a variety of, sometimes unusual, tools and building from the ground up. TownCraft for iPhone and Mac brings a bunch of new features, including 4 new levels, 30 new resources, building types […]