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Feb
23
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ColorWare is producing a limited run of their custom PS4 PRO RETRO design consoles!

For only $899 you can enjoy owning one of twenty-five very special PlayStation 4 Pro consoles designed by ColorWare to look and feel like an PlayStation One, you know that original PlayStation that started it all, way back in 1994 before you were even born! :)
If you are true gamer, and you been saving up to buy the new Crash Bandicoot when it comes out soon, then you will have to break open your father's piggy-bank and get enough loot to order one of these cool babies that does everything a PSX did, except load discs via its pop-up cover top.
Feb
23
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Just when you thought the PS3 Scene was dying off, something amazing new and fresh appears for all to enjoy!

@modrobert writes: "Dean (aka deank) of multiMAN fame has started development of a new tool for PS3 with CFW called sMAN which is webMAN and sLaunch in one plugin."
Modrobert from EurAsia has recently informed us of the amazing progress that Dean from multiMAN fame has been making with his new project that merges webMAM and sLaunch into one, and that just wonderful, it makes you want to dust off your CFW PS3 and try it out!
Feb
23
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But 'Virtual Console' will NOT be Ready for Launch!

Nintendo has sent out press release, with a few updates regarding the Nintendo Switch launch next week occurring on March 3rd.
The big news is that eShop will be ready for launch, but it will mean having a 'day-one' update on your Switch, but big 'N' claims it is small, quick, and designed to update in the background, so you will be able to start gaming right away, while as long as you bought a physical game cartridge to play with as the system is updating, and afterwards you will be glad to know that there will be some 'indie games' already on the new eShop ready for your digital purchase, and any outstanding funds from your old Nintendo Network Wallet will work!
Feb
22
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It took Piotr Delgado “The Mexican Runner” Kusielczuk 91 hours to beat Miracle Piano Teaching System, an NES game created to teach kids how to play the piano. (To pull it off, he had to teach himself how to play piano.)

That was the longest. He’s also spent 39 hours with the billiards game Championship Pool, 37 and a half hours with the shoot’em-up Ikari Warriors, and more than 16 hours playing Q*Bert.
We all have heard the stories of loyal video gamers collecting every single NES game ever made, produced, boxed, or sold, but really what is the fun in that, anyone can spend a ton of money buying old 30 year old games and storing them in boxes on their shelves, but the real fun is playing them all. I mean what the fuck are video games for, they are to be enjoyed, so rip open that $10,000 package of an unsealed never played before NES cartridge, slam it into your 30 year old console, pick up...
Feb
22
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$100 less than you'd normally pay. - Once again, you can pick up an Xbox One S for $200.

This offer includes the white, 500 GB system that comes with Minecraft. While that's not the most expensive game to be bundled with an Xbox One, this is still an outstanding price for a new console.
First Sony announced lower prices for their PS4 console with one game, and now Microsoft is doing the same, but beating them by $50 dollars, and all this is occurring just ahead of Nintendo's big Switch launch with a nice high $299 pricetag and no games bundled in! :)
Feb
22
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It seems that Nintendo has employed or is in the works with the Belgian Anti-Piracy Federation which has gone on a copyright frenzy on youtube.

Various content creators have received one or multiple copyright strikes on youtube and have had their videos completely removed; some users have also been completely shut down!
Ahead of the Switch release, Nintendo is going on warpath again removing any videos to do about 'modding', 'flashcarts', 'homebrew' on the Nintendo 3DS, some YouTuber's think the crackdown is to make it look like their devices are 'secure' ahead of the big Switch release, or to put fear into the 'modders' out there to leave the 'Switch' alone or Nintendo will come calling, if you think you can post a mod! :)




So what do you think Nintendo's reasons are, and is it not strange they...
Feb
22
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Story, Kojima’s Involvement

Fans of stealth game franchise Metal Gear may still see a Metal Gear Solid film come to fruition. This is good news for gamers who want to see the famed Solid Snake in live action.
Well it seems the movie project to turn Snake from 'video gaming character' into big screen action hero is coming along, and surprising enough it seems Kojima might still be involved with the project, so that is good news all around for loyal fans of the gaming series.
Feb
22
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#NintendoMinute - Forgot all those fake viral videos of 'stolen' Switches being unboxed, this is the World's First Unboxing of a Switch!

The old viral saying goes like this: Once tou seen one unboxing, You have seen them all! Well that is not really true, when it comes to Kit & Krysta, there is no one else in the world wide world of social networking that can do an unboxing video like they can!
Now that Nintendo with its army of men in black have removed all those 'fake viral videos' of unboxing by hiphoptherobot with his stolen Switch that they even got back from him, and rounded up all those rogue employees, its now safe for them to release the first official real unboxing of a Nintendo Switch, and amazing enough 10 days earlier before anyone in the world has ever seen one being unboxed before!
Feb
21
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PS4 exclusivity has now expired for Resident Evil 7's expansions.

All of Resident Evil 7's DLC, which was previously exclusive to PlayStation 4, is now available on Xbox One and PC.
If you been waiting to enjoy RE7 on your PC Gaming Rig or Xbox One, because it was not complete, then you no longer have to wait, as all the 'extra stuff' that was exclusive to the Sony Ponies, is now available for all to enjoy and get scared by, except for the 'VR Mode!'
Feb
21
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However, the game will still come out in March.

A Nintendo Switch launch game has been delayed. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will no longer release on March 3.
One less game will be available on launch day for the upcoming Nintendo Switch launch next week.
Feb
21
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Developer Cyanide Presents The Making of a Goblin Video

We're less than a month away from the launch of Styx: Shards of Darkness! View today's new developer diary detailing the creation process behind the ambitious sequel below!
Cyanide Studio, developers of Styx: Shards of Darkness, today share in video form how they envisioned and gave life, personality, and soul to the main character of their game, the witty goblin Styx.
Feb
21
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WWE Superstar John Cena Greets Visitors at the First Stop in the California Desert

To showcase this unprecedented new style of console gaming on the go, Nintendo is showcasing the versatility of Nintendo Switch across the country with highly visual, interactive living room-inspired spaces in places you would never expect, bringing surprises to every stop.
Imagine driving in the middle of the desert and seeing a couch, TV and video game system in the middle of nowhere, or skiing down the side of a mountain and seeing another one of these surprising setups sitting there in the snow, ready for a round of gaming.
Feb
21
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Game Boy Advanced is not about Metroid, Castelvania or Legend of Zelda.

There are more games to it than these overblown titles bathing in rays of nostalgic glory. We played in more then three games as kids – why are most of them suddenly forgotten?
Today, in the era of Internet, a time when GBA ROMs download takes but a few seconds, we can finally honor some of our favorite games by playing them once more. I wonder how they’ll go right now, once you are a mature adult (you are a mature adult, aren’t you)?

So, what are some of the best games you played as a kid but totally forgot about today?

Super Monkey Ball Jr.

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A monkey inside a ball racing on a track filled with obstacles – who came up with these ideas back in the day, anyway? And yet the game was a huge success. Jaw breaking complexity...
Feb
20
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The Top Eight Call of Duty Teams Earned Their Share of $100,000 After Competing over the Action-Packed Weekend

The road to the 2017 Championship of the Call of Duty® World League (CWL) Presented by PlayStation®4 has continued with a big win from OpTic Gaming.
FaZe Clan, Rise Nation and Infused rounded out the top spots after three days of intense competition at CWL Paris Open, hosted by ESWC. As the competition concluded, OpTic moves one step closer to securing a spot in the first ever CWL Global Pro League, beginning in April.
Feb
20
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Bethesda fans may not have Fallout 5 or Elder Scrolls 6 yet.

However, a Fallout 4 VR (virtual reality) game may be one fans are waiting for. If Bethesda’s venture into VR is successful, then this game can revolutionize the industry.
Unlike alot of other VR Games so far, Bethesda claims their version of Fallout 4 from 2015 being converted right now to VR will be the 'full game', not just some tech demo, or little extra-mission, from start to finish just like their original, you will be able to play it in VR mode.
Feb
20
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Memory lane.

Nintendo of Japan has revealed digital download sizes for a number of Nintendo Switch games, including one that is too large to be stored on the console's 32GB internal memory.
If you want to take a trip down the digital memory lane path with your Nintendo Switch as, now finally 'digital purchases' will be tied to your account not your 'console/handheld' so it makes more sense to go 'digital' with this new generation of Nintendo hardware, the only problem is the 'games are huge' in fact one is already bigger than the internal memory itself, remember only 25.9gb of 32gb is free for storage space, and that space is also needed for DLC and Game Saves, since nothing is written back to your physical game cartridges.
Feb
20
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@flat_z has been Tweeting out some very interesting facts regarding PS2 Emulation Support on the PS4 console!

If you been following Aleksey Kulayev (aka) Flat_Z recently on Twitter, you would have see he is knee-deep into figuring out the official PS2 emulation that Sony is using on their newer PlayStation 4 console, and it seems to be on the surface a much simpler setup than on the older PS3 console.
Here is a digest of all his recent Tweets regarding his work on ripping apart the PS2 Emulator found packed alongside the recent Max Payne re-release for the PlayStation 4 console, and from the surface it looks like there is only good things in store for all of us soon:
Feb
20
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Already thanks to the recently discovered Octopus Exploit on the Vita's f00d Processor some good things are appearing!

We can finally fully rip apart Game Backups from the Vita handheld, and decrypt them to look into the internal workings more!
Amazing news already, thanks to the team effort to push into the Vita's f00d processor and unlock the final treasure chest of hidden lv0 keys, working tools have already appear that make usage of these new found 'secrets' and this set allow us to explore Vita Game files!
Feb
19
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The Xbox One has a variety of games, although the one thing that the PS4 has over it is that more Japanese developed games are available on that system. Phil Spencer is hoping to try and rectify this.

A fan asked Phil Spencer on Twitter what are the chances of more JRPGs being released on the Xbox One. After all, several JRPGs were on the Xbox 360 but not many are available on the new system.
It looks like Microsoft is yet another trying for another bite of the Japanese market with their Xbox console, or if not to at least bring over those types of games to the 'western world' for their loyal fans, since Scalebound didn't occur like they originally had planned, so Phil is making a trip overseas to discuss development matters with a number of third-party publishers to see if they can change all that.
Feb
19
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Most companies have already abandoned Windows XP and Vista, including Microsoft once Vista leaves extended support in April, but Blizzard is known for long-term support.

This is the company that is still selling Diablo 2, even producing retail disks for it last I checked, almost seventeen years after it was released (including a patch last year).
Well if you are an long-time fan of playing World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, or Diablo III, you might finally have to think about upgrading your PC, as their games will no longer support older 'operating systems' which means you will need Windows 7 or Windows 10 rigs!