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Mar
24
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The extra cost on Switch games might give you pause

When Minecraft: Story Mode — The Complete Adventure comes to Nintendo Switch in June, it will cost $39.99.
That’s according to various retailers, which put the game up for pre-order yesterday.

It seems almost everything on the new Nintendo Switch is $10 bucks more, and some are blaming it on the 'special coating' on the cartridges so kids don't eat them, and others are blaming it on the tiny size and higher cost to make them, but is that really true?
Mar
24
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CEO predicts "Wii-like" sales potential amid instant sell-outs of new shipments.

The successful launch of the Nintendo Switch earlier this month is already creating retail shortages and steep markups on the secondary market.
Tomorrow Toys 'R Us claims they will have more Switch'es in, and Amazon had some today but they were gone in 5 minutes, and big 'N' has recently stated they doubled up production to 16 million for fiscal year 2017, from 8 million, but will that be enough to meet demand, GameStop does not think so, they are counting on the Switch being a 'hard to find' item thru-out the first 12 months! :)
Mar
24
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Beta Testing of Playing PS4 Games on PC via PS NOW has started!

It didn't take long after the first beta-testers were invited into the program before someone decided to leak the launch line-up!
King Thrash Gaming has just unveiled the few titles that are embedded in the Beta, we can notably discover that there is KillZone Shadowfall and Knack. Other Indies games will complete the library, such as CounterSpy, Hohokum or Resogun. Not much to get to crazy over, since they are all early PS4 launch games, nothing new, but still its funny being able to play (stream) PS4 Games to your PC Rig! :)
Mar
24
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Xbox Console was the Latest and Greatest, but Xbox Marketing was the Oldest and Baddest!

The year is 2002. The 90s haven't quite been forgotten. VHS is still a thing. And smartphones (gasp!) don't exist.
Time to go back in history, as Microsoft is getting ready to unveil the World's Most Powerful Console, their 'Xbox Scorpio', yet's go back 15 years and see how they unveiled the Xbox Live, sadly back then you didn't need Internet or Twitch account, you needed a VHS machine!
Mar
24
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Yet Another Homebrew Utility For Your PlayStation Vita Handheld To Enjoy!

Appdb Tool can trigger a database update or completely reset your database WITHOUT losing your icons/folders layout!
Nintendo Scene Developer 'luck' is back with a cool little useful utility to have on your PSTV or Vita's to help you reset your database.
Enjoy! :)

OFFICIAL SITE: --> https://vitadb.rinnegatamante.it/#/info/204
Mar
24
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A new release to accompany @Plailect's update of the Guide(tm).
This is not the big update you came to expect, but this time a rather small one, including mostly minor new features, maintenance and bug fixes.


GodMode9 is a full access file browser for the Nintendo 3DS console, giving you access to your SD card, to the FAT partitons inside your SysNAND and EmuNAND and to basically anything else.
Nintendo Scene Developer 'd0k3' is back with another great update to his 'GodMode9' utility for Nintendo 3DS handheld owners, that like messing around with 'custom firmware' installs on their system, with this utility you can do alot of stuff without too much fear or worry.
Mar
24
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Surprise, surprise, almost everyone who is buying a Nintendo Switch also wants a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

It goes without saying that Nintendo’s iconic series is the main lure for driving people to pick up the console at the moment as other titles slowly leak in.
Well, I don't know about you, but what else is there to play on Nintendo Switch besides Zelda, not like I going to 'milk some cows', or 'play look at my partner to see whom can draw his fake gun faster', type games, and Mario Kart re-buy-over-again is not out yet, so only Zelda.
Mar
24
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Xbox boss Phil Spencer notes that he recognizes the value of a strong first-party

Microsoft has yet to shed all the details on its upcoming Project Scorpio, but with the new hardware launch scheduled for later this year, the company has been ramping up its efforts internally.
Earlier this week, we reported the news that the 'Xbox One is Struggling' and the main reason is there really on 'exclusive games' for it, outside of Halo and Forza, and that can only carry a brand so far, but it seems Microsoft is going to try again this time around with the launch of Scorpio, their newer more powerful Xbox One console, to have some 'powerhouse' games to go along side it.
Mar
24
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It’s been long. But despair not, the wait is nearly at an end.

Face the danger and mystery of an unforgiving world with Ska Studios' tribute to the Souls series.
I been waiting for a long time to play this game, and finally good news Sony has announced on their blog an 'release date' for it! :)
Mar
24
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Styx: Shards of Darkness, the new stealth game developed by Cyanide, released on March 14 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

It received a warm welcome from press and players across the world.
Today, we are happy to unveil the game’s Accolades Trailer – a video that features the acid wit of our goblin assassin, as well as the game elements that seduced both journalists and players.
Styx: Shards of Darkness is available at retail and digitally on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Mar
24
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Open-Source Homebrew Game for usage on SNES Emulators!

There is an new SNES Homebrew Game out, and it is called 'Super Apocalux' and was designed by 'DanielTheSilly' to be played on emulators that support SNES games, and was not tested or designed to work on the real SNES hardware, so this an 'emulator' game!
Dust off your 'emulators' as there is a new homebrew game in town to check out by the new kid on the block, enjoy! :)
Mar
23
The Wintel Pro CX-W8 is another in the long line of inexpensive "TV boxes" available from various re-sellers. What intrigued me about this particular model was the Intel Z8300 Quad-core processor and the fact that it was running Windows 10 instead of Android. And, of course, the price, which is normally around $90 USD. Having the full Windows Kodi experience at that price point would be pretty nice. With the Wintel Pro CX-W8 you can get it, but only if you're willing to put up with some major quirks and limitations.


The first thing you'll notice about the CX-W8 is the no-frills presentation. My review model arrived in a plain brown box that said nothing but "Wintel Box" in the upper right corner. There's a sticker on the back with a list of specs. I'm not sure if this is a true representation of the retail packaging but it made me feel like I'd just ordered some obscure porn magazines from overseas. Not that I've ever done that. I...
Mar
23
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Yet Another Great Scene Update To Enjoy On Your Nintendo 3DS Handheld!

Nintendo scene developer 'bubble2k16' is back with a wonderful new update to his VirtualNES emulator for playing Classic NES games on your OLD3DS or 2DS, something that big 'N' only officially allows on their New Nintendo 3DS (the more recent faster model)
For some reason Nintendo decided you needed to buy the Newer N3DS if you wish to play old NES ROM's via their costly Virtual Console, but thanks to 'bubble2k16', that is no longer the case, you can enjoy playing your 'backup ROM cartridge' files on all models of 3DS from the older Classic 3DS version to the non-foldable 2DS version, and you can launch it via CIA install or Homebrew launcher.
Mar
23
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Destiny 1 is soon coming to an end, but nothing like one big new update, before the team moves onto Destiny 2

Next Tuesday, 28th March will mark the final live update of the Destiny 1 era content and you can tune-in now to view the official Age of Triumph launch trailer.
Enter Age of Triumph and celebrate your journey through the world of Destiny. Guiding your travels, the largest Record Book to date will contain pages of new challenges to complete for most Destiny activities.
Exclusively on Destiny: Rise of Iron, available now: https://www.destinythegame.com/wheretobuy
Mar
23
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Great News Today For 'WarHammer' Fans, More New Games On The Way Soon!

Bigben and Games Workshop are happy to announce their partnership for the development of a console and PC game based on the renowned Warhammer Fantasy Battles IP.
This adaptation of the franchise will be the first Hack and Slash game to unfold in the Warhammer world. The game takes place in the Old World, a dark and bloody continent devastated by the wars against Chaos. Dive into the heart of the Warhammer story, become a hero and battle to survive the desolation.
Mar
23
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Hey everyone, just a warning, do not watch this if you don't want your heart broken. Ok? Ok.

Slugcats are small nomadic creatures, frequently considered a tasty meal for hungry carnivorous beasts.
As a group, slugcats make for more difficult prey; they are known to be especially cunning and protective of their kin, even going as far as to use weapons to fight back against larger foes when necessary.
Mar
23
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Double GTA$ & RP on Rockstar Created Special Vehicle Races Extended and More

New bonuses and discounts come to GTA Online today - we are extending Double GTA$ & RP bonuses on all 20 Rockstar Created Special Vehicle Races from Cunning Stunts: Special Vehicle Circuit through Wednesday, March 29th.
Rockstar Verified Stunt Races are also getting the Double GTA$ & RP bump this week including Black and Yellow, Gordo, Love Canyon, Rocket Kars and Meuy's Grand Line. Plus, take advantage of discounts on a suite of stylish vehicles and more...
Mar
23
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Watch the Music Trailer

Ahhhhh, Shiness has a release date, and it's in less than a month! *Flails arms*
Action-RPG Shiness, from indie studio Enigami, will arrive on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC April 18, 2017 as revealed in today’s Music Trailer.
Mar
23
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Plus Lots More Nintendo Download Updates This Week!

Available on March 28, Has-Been Heroes is a challenging and rewarding rogue-like game of strategy and action, featuring a band of old heroes on a quest to escort the King's twin princesses to a faraway academy.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Mar
23
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This is a cool video that shows just how much challenging gameplay can be crammed into Sniper Ghost Warrior 3.

If you enjoy equipping a specific loadout for a task at hand in video games, then challenge mode will put your decisions to the test.
Watch the gameplay video below and see how it's done.