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Apr
24
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Play Playstation 1 (PSX), Playstation Portable (PSP), Nintendo 64 (N64) and Game Boy family (GBA) emulators on Xbox One!

A group of loyal Xbox fans have gotten together and formed a site dedicated to porting emulators for Xbox One and that kind of thing over for all to enjoy side-loading into their Xbox One console, without fear of Microsoft removing them from usage!
Microsoft has officially banned using the UWP feature on the Xbox One store to access emulators, but with the recent way discovered to side-load these unofficial apps onto your Xbox One console, a group has decided to form one central place to purchase these emulators and install them without fear of Microsoft removing them from their official online store and stopping your retro gaming!
Apr
24
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Play Your Favorite Games On Any Device!

The developers behind Borderless Gaming have announced a new app coming soon that will allowing streaming even on the Switch.
Based on their own in-house custom protocol, they hope to soon offer beta tests next month of their new 3rd-party streaming app! :)
For more info, check out their official site linked below, and the news source,...
Apr
24
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That 2D prototype comes to life

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild began life as a two-dimensional prototype, with an aesthetic borrowed from the original The Legend of Zelda on NES.
Another amazing fan project has turned the old NES Zelda into an updated version based on the latest Zelda Breath of the Wild, but still keeping the nice retro 2D look, and it is currently playable on your Windows PC.
Apr
24
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The wait for Lock's Quest is nearly over!

THQ Nordic hereby announces a new release date for Lock's Quest, for PS4™, Xbox One, and Windows PC: May 30th 2017.
In this remastered version of the critically acclaimed 2008 Nintendo DS-Game, you play as Lock, a boy who stumbles upon an invasion of his Village, which triggers a wider war between Kingdom Force and a revived Clockwork Army, led by the nefarious Lord Agony.
Apr
23
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Rockstar gets wind of the upcoming 'fan project' and shuts it down before it even gets off the ground!

Last month, the mod group known as .White announced “Red Dead Redemption V,” a project that would incorporate Red Dead’s map into Grand Theft Auto V.
But soon after releasing a teaser trailer for the mod on Friday, the group decided to cancel the project after getting of course legal heat!
Apr
23
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Yet Another Homebrew Scene Utility Release For All To Enjoy!

PlayStation Scene developer 'codestation' is back with a new update to his HENkaku-Server for Android devices, now at v1.8 it supports the latest HENkaku Release 8 and VitaShell, to allow you to fully enjoy the power of your v3.60 PS Vita handheld.
The one problem with enabling HENkaku on your Vita, is they you need Internet access, and sometimes that is not possible when you are on the go, and offline installers for HENkaku generally only work on your Desktop PC, but again when you are on the go that is not an option, but most people carry around with them a smartphone, and lucky for those using Android phones, with this app all you need to do is enable your phone's WiFi hotspot, and bang from your v3.60 Vita you can access the Server and switch over to HENkaku mode!
Apr
23
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Yet Another Homebrew Scene Utility Release For All To Enjoy!

PlayStation Scene Developers 'SilicaAndPina' are back with a new update to their GUI Frontend for the PSVimgTools with a number of cool new addons, and improvements for all to enjoy trying out on their PlayStation Vita handheld or PSTV device.
This is a GUI Interface For Team Molecule / Yifanlu's PSVIMGTools Which is a tool that can be used to decrypt & extract PSVita Backup Files (.psvimg) Providing you knew the AID of the account that created the backup, this works on every firmware to this date, including 3.63. and probably all future firmwares.
Apr
23
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"I mean, if it was a $1000 game system, maybe I’d care."

Nintendo’s new platform, the Nintendo Switch, won’t really need support from third party developers according to the CEO of Ashes of the Singularity developer, Stardock.
Well, not sure where this developer is getting his 'pricing' from, but no gaming system on the market right now is around $1,000 even the upcoming Scorpio at tops will be $699, but anyway he thinks that the Switch can handle having just Nintendo first-party games.
Apr
23
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Open Source eShop Alternative

This homebrew software, originally coded by TheCruel, allows you to download software you own via an encTitleKey.bin file.
Since the arrest last week of TheCruel not for his popular FreeShop app for Nintendo 3DS, but for his horrible sick mind of deciding to watch child porn on his computer, people have been screaming for new FreeShop that will be updated, and just to be able to uninstall his since the growing boycott over his dark side, and as such Arc13 has taken up the task of forking his app and updating it for all to enjoy!
Apr
21
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The Road to Greatness Tour kicks off this weekend! Enter for a chance to have it stop in your town.

Are you ready for some PlayStation goodness? Sony has announced the “Road to Greatness Tour” for 2017, which will be hitting the road all throughout the United States until November.
It is that time of year, game sales are slow, the big holiday season is still months away, and this holiday Sony going to be going up against the more powerful newer Xbox One Scorpio console, so they are hitting the road this summer to let in on a little secret, that the PlayStation brand brings you the 'Greatness' in games and entertainment, more so then any other gaming rival out there! :)
Apr
21
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The hardware category nearly doubled year-over-year thanks to Nintendo's record-breaking Switch launch

With the Nintendo Switch and Zelda: Breath of the Wild both breaking records for Nintendo recently, it comes as little surprise that The NPD Group's March report reveals a significant uptick for the industry.
March 2017 is going down in the history books as 'best-ever' month for Game Sales, all do to the fact big 'N' decided to launch their new Nintendo Switch hybrid during an off-season month instead of the normal 'Holiday' launch window used by everyone in the industry!
Apr
21
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Get to Know Your Prey

The latest video from Bigben Interactive showcases the variety of species you'll encounter in Hunting Simulator and takes you through the pursuit of a brown bear.
To exhibit in full detail all of the available content within Hunting Simulator, Bigben and Neopica release the first video out of three revealing the true authenticity of the game experience.
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Apr
21
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Few industries change as quickly as video gaming, and 2017 looks to provide plenty more products that will revolutionize the way that we stay entertained.


It looks to be a big year for hardware as Microsoft aim to give us the most powerful gaming console of all-time with the Xbox Project Scorpio. This fascinating console is expected to arrive in the months leading up to Christmas, and as well as being fully VR-compatible, it will also be a true 4K system, unlike the recently released Sony PlayStation Pro.

This will enable 2160p, 60 frame-per-second content for gaming and streaming, and with 8GB of graphics memory, it’s clear that the Xbox Scorpio is going to be hard to beat.

But in light of Nintendo’s surprising console-handheld hybrid, it’s clear that processing power isn’t everything. The...
Apr
21
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The earlier rumors has been now officially confirmed, its back to soldier in World War 2!

The next Call of Duty is probably set during World War II, as is evidenced pretty strongly by its title, Call of Duty: WWII.
Activision announced the game today, adding that there will be an official “reveal” next Wednesday at 1pm ET.
The big question still to be answered is if the Call of Duty is moving back to Xbox platform for its 'exclusive DLC' and what have you extra, due to the fact its rumored to support Native 4K via the Xbox One Scorpio which most likely will be launched around the same time.

NEWS SOURCE:...
Apr
21
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The World's Best Platformer Just Got Better

Mmmm, that track from C Y G N is sooooo good on that trailer.
Turn up the headphones and crank the bass, then watch some good-feeling platforming in all its glory.

N++ Ultimate Edition launches today and it's free for everyone who already has N++. For anyone who doesn't have the game, it's 50% off for the first 48 hours beginning at 10 a.m. PDT on April 21.
Apr
20
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Currently only DoodleBomb is released, which is secondary user-land exploit used to run the Homebrew Launcher.

But, MrNbaYoh has recently stated he is working on a 'better than dooblebomb' and it will allow for first-stage kernel exploit!
Every time Nintendo blocks the old 3DS exploits, smart homebrew developers quickly figure out a new way around and release something new, its a total cat&mouse game between them and big 'N' and hopefully this new one will stay working for a while! :)
Apr
20
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It’s still early for the Switch. But let’s see how the new Nintendo hardware holds up against the PS4's first few weeks on sale in Japan.

As Kotaku pointed out late last month, Switch sales actually were on the up tick in March, nearly doubling during its fourth week out in Japan.
The Switch has been selling-out week after week, and its numbers have been doing better than when the PlayStation 4 was launched a few years ago, as you can see from the above chart that was recently complied using Japanese sales data for each week for both.
Apr
20
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The Gadgets being Killed off by Smartphones

Everybody loves their cell phones. They tell you the time, play music and give directions when you’re lost.
But…
… don’t be fooled!
This is just their public persona.

Like any convincing psychopath smartphones are able to put on a likeable front. They are friendly, helpful and seem like they wouldn’t hurt a fly. All the while they are sadistic killers who smother alarm clocks in their sleep and make sure you GPS system is never found again.
Apr
20
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PRESENTED BY PLAYSTATION® 4, KICKS-OFF TOMORROW IN COLUMBUS, OH

Top 16 Teams Worldwide to Compete over 10 Weeks, Through Two Epic Stages, Each with $700,000 in Prizing, to Determine Field for 2017 Call of Duty World League Championship, Presented by PlayStation 4
The first-ever Call of Duty World League Global Pro League starts tomorrow.
Apr
20
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Soedesco Teams Up With 'Broforce' Composer To Create A Custom Soundtrack For Its Original IP For Consoles And PC

SOEDESCO®, a worldwide publisher of digital and boxed video games, is now adding AereA®, its second original Soedesco IP, to its repertoire.
AereA will be available in a boxed, special edition and on digital storefronts for the PC, PlayStation® 4, and Xbox One on June 30th. AereA is a music-themed, action RPG where you command four characters as they embark on a quest to return the nine primordial instruments to their rightful places and restore balance to the world of Aezir.