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Dec
09
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Nintendo. No. Stop.

Internet is in Rage mode after finding out that the new Exclusive iOS game from Nintendo called 'Super Mario Run' needs your iPhone or iPad to be always connected the Internet to be able to play, leaving you with Mario-less action in subways or other places.


It turns out big 'N' has decided that their very first Mario game on a mobile device should work only if you have always-on-internet, once you have lost your signal, you have lost your ability to smash mushrooms or collect coins, or get Mario to jump over boxes. :)

Dec
09
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'Tis the Season for more incredible Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® Remastered content!

On 13th December, six additional MP maps are coming to all Modern Warfare Remastered players free of charge, plus the Christmas themed Winter Crash map and two new game modes: Gun Game and Hardpoint.


One of the most critically-acclaimed games of all time just got even better.

Pick up the Legacy Edition or Digital Deluxe Edition of Infinite Warfare and get Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered in the ultimate entertainment package: http://bit.ly/COD-IW


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Dec
09
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Plus New Trailer Released From Adult Swim Games

We're super excited to finally be able to share some news about this one. Believe me when I say Rise & Shine is just so beautifully crafted in absolutely every way.


Take a look at the awesome new trailer attached below, after reading about this neat new gaming coming out next month.

Dec
09
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Yet Another Awesome Game Updated To Handle The Awesome Power Of The PlayStation 4 Pro Console!

Woo! Awesome PS4 Pro update, plus some good news for PS Plus subscribers and Mac owners. Read on for full details!


More and more good games are getting the PRO treatment patch, and this one is great in that it offers you a choice of going 4K or 1080p/60fps or 1440p/60fps depending on your needs and wants, and its like the 4th game to do so, and I hope it catches on and more and more of the upcoming PRO patches will offer all gamers an choice of having either nice 4K or rock-steady 60fps/1080p.

Dec
09
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The UnderGround Nintendo Wii U Scene keeps on getting Better and Bolder and Bigger as everyday goes by!

Team WiiUBRU keeps on amazing sceners, with them now releasing their very own special 'GO' site which allows you to get quickly into 'modding' your Nintendo Wii U console right away without the any need to prepare a bunch of offline webkit browser tools on your PC and then networking to them to install any of current existing exploits or hacks that have recently been released!


@modrobert writes: "The guys over at wiiubru.com just made hacking the Wii U a lot easier. All you need is to have a WiiU with firmware v5.5.1 (latest) connected to internet and an SD card. This is so convenient for the user it's almost ridiculous, no need for a computer. Heads will roll in the Nintendo boardroom followed by firmware update releases."

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Dec
08
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The Earlier Rumors that NPD Group would report Sony outsold Microsoft during November are finally confirmed!

A representative from market analyst NPD Group told GameSpot that PlayStation 4 outsold Xbox One during the month of November, breaking Microsoft's streak of higher sales.


It has now been officially confirmed, the earlier reports based on scans of cash register receipts by users were right, PS4 was the best-selling console in November, and the world famous NPD Group (which sadly only tracks America sales) has confirmed it, the four-month streak of Xbox One winning each month is now over, its back to the era of Sony winning the sales crown thanks in part to the launch of PSVR and cheaper price of the SLIM as the roll-out of the PS4 PRO started in middle of November, means that December could yet be another month of hot sales for the PlayStation brand.

Dec
08
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Shaq Says #GetCovered and Tune In To The White House Competitive Gaming Event

Twitch Brings Gaming to the White House to Build Awareness of Health Coverage Options

Live streamed Competitive Gaming broadcast with more than a dozen streaming personalities marks White House’s first-of-its-kind gaming event

The White House will host a live, competitive gaming event to encourage young people to go to HealthCare.gov and sign up for coverage.


You heard it from Shaq himself: on Monday, December 12, the White House will host a competitive gaming event to help people sign up for health care coverage at HealthCare.gov. Tune in to twitch.tv/GetCovered at 4 PM Eastern to join in!

Dec
08
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We Happy Few is currently available on Steam Early Access, GOG.com Games in Development, and Xbox Game Preview.

The team at Compulsion Games has been hard at work improving We Happy Few and is today launching a set of major optimizations called the Clockwork Update, which introduces a new tutorial area, improved encounters during conversations and quests, a visual overhaul in the village of Hamlyn, and more.


The Clockwork Update is live now on PC (Steam, GOG.com) and Xbox One. For more information, read the latest blog post.

Dec
08
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And on PlayStation VR Next Week

Got what it takes to be a secret agent? It’s time to find out.


Game developer Schell Games today announced that its award-winning, super-spy VR game I Expect You To Die is now available for Oculus Touch.

Dec
08
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50% Off Executive Offices and More

In anticipation of Import/Export – the latest update coming soon to GTA Online – and to better assist CEO’s to prepare, this week’s bonuses are geared towards getting players the gear they need faster.


Get Double GTA$ & RP on a host of game modes, discounts on key items from Executives and Other Criminals and Further Adventures in Finance and Felony including 50% off Executive Offices to run SecuroServ operations and more.

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Dec
08
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RockStar Games has decided to release 'Bully' for Mobile gamers to enjoy, in honor of its 10th Birthday!

In honor of the recent 10 year anniversary of Bully, the story of mischievous teenager Jimmy Hopkins and his adventures navigating adolescence and the social hierarchy of Bullworth Academy, Bully: Anniversary Edition is now available for iOS and Android devices.


Below is a new trailer to celebrate the launch along with the full details on Bully: Anniversary Edition.

Dec
08
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Escape scouring sandstorms, enslave thralls to defend your home, and summon godly avatars to survive in ‘Conan Exiles’
‘Conan Exiles’ hits PC Early Access on January 31st 2017 followed by Xbox One Game Preview release in Spring 2017


Your ability to survive will be put to the test in Conan Exiles. With so many elements at play to destroy you, how will you rise to the challenge?


We have a brand new video that goes into detail about the survival mechanics, as well as a very cool illustration that outlines the various ways to survive.

Dec
08
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Alto’s Adventure is still one of my favorite games to pick up and play on the commute, on the airplane or basically anywhere I have both my iPhone and a few minutes to spare.

The endless snowboarding adventure is one part mobile game and one part “in the zone” chill-out experience. But now there’s going to be a follow-up, and it’ll be more than an adventure — it’ll be an Odyssey.


One of the over-looked mobile games is Alto's Adventure, if you have not tried it out yet, I suggest you do, and if you are a fan already like myself, you will be glad to know there is sequel in the works, and here is some 'teaser' info about the upcoming Odyssey edition.

Dec
08
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The popular PC/XB1 space-sim is coming over to the PS4, but not until Q2 of 2017.

Elite Dangerous has previously been exclusive to the PC and Xbox One, but now PlayStation gamers will be able to explore the galaxy as it has been announced that the game will be coming to the PS4 next year.


Check out the announcement trailer below, in the meantime here is the comments regarding the release from the Frontier CEO:

Dec
08
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Nintendo's next big thing made a surprise appearance Wednesday night

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé swung by The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon tonight to show off two of the company’s most important products in years — smartphone game Super Mario Run, and the new Switch console.


The original event was to be Jimmy playing Super Mario Run for the Apple iPhone that is coming out next week from Nintendo, but instead Reggie decides to whip out an Nintendo Switch and guess what it had the upcoming Zelda: Breath of The Wild loaded on it, and right away they decided to play it for a few minutes to the shock of everyone watching! :)

Dec
07
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The nation's first video game theater has landed at Westfield Garden State Plaza.
ESC Game Theater, a 30-person interactive gaming experience, recently opened on level two, the mall announced.


Participants in the game stand in one of 30 designated spots inside the 750-square-foot venue, which features a movie theater-size screen, surround sound and synchronized lights.


As Virtual Reality enters into our homes on our gaming consoles, those in the business of getting people out of their homes like movie theaters are trying new things, and this one is a form of interactive with other players, with gamers playing large-scale video games like moving cubes, and other objects with handheld controllers and standing in certain spots as directed by the interactive guide.

Dec
07
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“The Duke”, the oversized controller for the original Xbox might make its comeback for the Xbox One.

At least, that’s what the creator of the original Xbox, Seamus Blackley, hinted at via Twitter overnight. Blackley was initially hired by Microsoft back in 1999 to work on DirectX, but eventually wrote the proposal for the original Xbox. The team that would create and design Microsoft’s first console was assembled by Blackley as well.


The original super-sized controller might just be coming back to the Xbox family, and with games like Marvel vs. Capcom 4 which been also recently announced for the Xbox One, there will be for sure some fans that will be lining up to try to put their hands around it again, as its been a classic retro favorite for those into playing Street Fighter type games, instead of the newer more smaller pads!

Dec
07
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Following in Nintendo's Mobile Footsteps, Sony is digging out some Classic Mascots for its Mobile Drive!

Japan's Sony Corp will release as many as six smartphone games in the next financial year, hoping that its own gaming franchises can replicate the success of console rival Nintendo Co's Pokemon GO.


Sony is bringing back to live some very old classic games from its early PlayStation days, but will it be enough to allow Sony to finally make a dent in the mobile world, they have tried a few times and each time failed at it big time, but this time they are not locking them down to a special network or device, and releasing them normally via the Apple and Google app stores for all to enjoy again!

Dec
07
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"We wanted to show people just how much of an enjoyable difference it will make in their entertainment experiences."

Nintendo doesn't plan to announce any more specific details about the Switch until next month, but the company has now shared some insight into the console's name and its reveal event in October.


After a wave of recent leaks about the Nintendo Switch, we get some actual info from big 'N' themselves, but its not much just answers the Question of Why is it called Switch? and the other Question of Why Just a Short Teaser? that took place in October, leaving us hyped for the rest which we still will not get for another whole month! :)

Dec
07
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Reveal Slated for Monday - Tune in on December 12th to learn more!

Following a leak from coffee chain Starbucks, The Pokemon Company today officially confirmed that more creatures are coming to Pokemon Go.


With Pokemon Sun and Moon being the best-selling Pokemon ever in the history of Nintendo, it would make good logic to capture on the new wave of players, so big 'N' and the developer Niantic will reveal all the details about the new additions coming to Pokemon GO after this weekend on the upcoming Monday, December 12th.