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Feb
17
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Sony has recently filed an 'patent' that looks like a 'square tablet', with two smaller hand-held detachable controllers!

If you think only Nintendo is doing something unique, it seems that Sony has been thinking about the same idea themselves!
A patent was recently discovered as you can see from the published figures, that shows an newer model of PlayStation Vita, that would operate much like the Nintendo Switch in the fact it has two controllers that can be removed from the middle 'screen' section, but there is no figures of matching 'docking station', and we have no clues if Sony is really planning to produce this as the replacement for Vita or not.
Feb
17
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With Developer Commentary

Upcoming sci-fi action RPG The Surge today reveals 14 minutes of gameplay with commentary from Deck13 Game Designer Adam Hetenyi.
Explore the dystopian environments in CREO’s mysterious industrial RND complex, the Abandoned Laboratories.
Feb
17
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More than 70 Top Teams Worldwide to Compete for top Honours and $100,000 Prize Pool, on 17th-19th February

The Call of Duty World® League (CWL) Presented by PlayStation®4, continues its 2017 season as more than 70 top eSports teams from across Europe and North America come to Paris to compete for a share of the $100,000 prize pool, and take another critical step toward the CWL 2017 Championship.
Starting today, the best of the best in Call of Duty are facing-off during the CWL Paris Open, hosted by ESWC at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, February 17th – 19th February.
Feb
17
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Follow-up unboxing video to the first Switch setup one earlier today by NeoGAF user: hiphoptherobot

Today, has been an exciting day for Nintendo Switch fans, and it’s about to get much more exciting.
Earlier today, we were one of the first news sites to post the video of Nintendo Switch being operated by the now world famous 'hiphoptherobot', and FloKO contacted him to make a longer better, complete full unboxing video of the Nintendo Switch unit.
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Feb
17
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Enjoy watching the first person to have a retail Nintendo Switch.

Retailers Might Be Breaking Store Dates. So Check With Yours In Your Area!
Enjoy watching the following video captured from VidMe, uploaded recently by poster on NeoGAF, we also have a saved an hard-copy MP4 version, because whom knows how long YouTube will allow to this version to stay uploaded, so watch it while you still can! :)
Feb
16
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We wanted to let you know that today, Activision has announced that everyone’s favourite marsupial, Crash Bandicoot®, returns on 30th June 2017!

Relive all your favorite Crash moments in their fully-remastered HD graphical glory and get ready to put some UMPH in your WUMP! He’ll be enhanced, entranced and preparing to dance in HD graphical glory when he bursts back onto the scene in the Crash Bandicoot® N. Sane Trilogy game collection in just a few months.
You can check out the brand new video here:
For more information about Crash Bandicoot® N. Sane Trilogy please visit www.crashbandicoot.com.
Feb
16
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Lock's Quest is getting a console remaster, joining the THQ Nordic MAP initiative.

Check out the full details below!
2008’s Lock’s Quest is the newest entry in THQ Nordic’s MAP (meaningful asset-program). The MAP is THQ Nordic’s internal (game) plan on which IPs to focus mid to long term, but that’s not important right now. Lock’s Quest is one of those hidden gems that will profit from MAP and will be released in April 2017 on PS4™, Xbox One, and Windows PC.
Feb
16
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Shiness is coming soon to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC

I'm always excited to see more of Shiness every chance I get! Today we have a special overview trailer that explains all of Shiness' main systems while showing off more gorgeous gameplay.
Though we don't have a firm launch date yet, Shiness is coming soon, so be sure to stay tuned for more news regarding this game!
Feb
16
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Fans of noir narratives and strategy/adventure titles, take note.

This Is the Police is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on March 22nd, 2017!
We got a neat letter today from the virtual Police Chief character of their new upcoming game for our consoles, and here it is:
Feb
16
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#XboxE3 briefing will air Sunday, June 11 at 2 PM PT.

Microsoft let it drop on Twitter, when the big Press Conference will come at E3 2017 where they are rumored to unveil Xbox Scorpio!
This year will also be the first year E3 will be fully open to the public, so for $249 you can attend the event personally if you so wish! :)

NEWS SOURCE: @Xbox (via) Twitter
Feb
15
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PlayStation Now Service Update

Sony shared today on their PlayStation Blog an very important update on compatible devices for their PlayStation Now service.
Some devices have had PlayStation NOW for only year, and already Sony is wiping them off the 'net, with no longer offering their 'game-streaming' rental service to devices like the PlayStation 3 Console, and the Vita, forcing you to use your PS4 if you wish to have NOW. :)
Feb
15
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Now Available in Digital

Whoa. An orchestra is already epic enough, but then you add a black metal vocalist to it and ... what did I just watch? Awesome. Read all the official press details below and catch a snippet of the full show by watching the embedded Youtube preview below!
CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher series of games, announce the digital release of the Video Game Show — The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt concert from the 9th Film Music Festival in Kraków. The video is now available for purchase on YouTube.
Feb
15
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MOTHERGUNSHIP is coming to PC, PS4, and XB1

My excitement is pretty high right now. Not gonna lie.
MOTHERGUNSHIP is the next project from Joe Mirabello, honing the core of his previous work into an insanely fast-paced, expansive genre blend that will test your bullet dancing skills and FPS proficiency. Get yourself some DOOM gameplay vibes and fight your way to the heart of the fleet to destroy the MOTHERGUNSHIP!
Feb
15
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Now Available on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac

Blood Bowl 2, the sequel to the video game adaptation of Games Workshop's famous board game that combines American football with the fantasy world of Warhammer, today welcomes two new races on its pitch: The Chaos Dwarfs and Khemri teams.
These teams, recognizable by their monumental Centaurs and ancient arcane armors, will join the merry bloodbath that is Blood Bowl 2.
Feb
15
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World’s Premier Track Bike Criterium Celebrates Its 10 Year Anniversary

RockStar Games are very happy to announce the return of the Red Hook Criterium Championship Series 2017. Please see their full press release below for the complete race schedule and all other details.
Rockstar Games is proud to announce the return of the Red Hook Criterium Championship Series in 2017, now enjoying its 10th consecutive year as the world’s premier track bike criterium.
Feb
14
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Mail sacked.

A Nintendo fan's project to digitally preserve every SNES game has ended in defeat after the US Postal Service (USPS) lost a package containing 100 cartridges.
One of the major problems with the golden era of Super Nintendo Gaming, is that a good percentage of 'cartridge dumps' from the gaming days gone-by, are not perfect, but Byuu was trying to change all that, by correctly dumping all the original cartridges all over again, but the right way with no bad sprites and other raw data, but sadly the project has ended since the most recent shipment has disappeared with no hope in sight of it ever appearing again, so we will be stuck with playing 'bad dumps' let again on our SNES emulators.
Feb
14
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The older GTA IV Xbox 360 Version is now playable on the newer Xbox One, and its been proven to be runaway success!

There may not be much that can be done about certain technical issues with backwards compatible games on Xbox One, but Microsoft will continue to look into solutions.
When news hit last week, that GTA 4 was finally 'backwards compatible', sales of the older 360 game (used discs), hit the floor with Amazon listing over 350% increase within the first 24 hours, but afterwards the bubble has busted, and its not all rosy, with alot of users complaining about 'frame-pacing' issues, and Microsoft is looking at possible solutions to the problem and its not that easy.
Feb
14
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Expand your farm with the latest DLC for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac

Today, Farming Simulator 17 expands and adds equipment from KUHN to its long list of faithfully reproduced vehicles and tools. Established in 1828, KUHN is a leading manufacturer of farm machinery.
The KUHN Equipment Pack provides 18 innovative, high quality tools for field work, giving you more options for working with square and round bales.
Feb
14
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New Till Death Do Us Part Maps, Double Cash ‘Couples’ Modes & More

Today, Rockstar Games are happy to announce that this Valentine's week, players can look forward to new updates for Till Death Do Us Part plus enjoy Double GTA$ & RP across various couples-only game modes through Monday, February 27th.
Discounts are also available for everything from Valentine’s Day themed clothing to Benny's Upgrades. Check below for the full details!
Feb
14
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Gaming has gone through quite the transformation over the past couple of decades.

Where once upon a time you’d be organizing LAN parties or all-night Mario marathons, now it just takes donning a headset to be transported to a virtual world.
Many areas of gaming have seen a rise in this trend, as mingling in person becomes usurped by instantly accessible online media. Even games that traditionally take place in social environments have traversed into an online realm – just look at the rise of casino games such as online blackjack and roulette.

With the Switch console, Nintendo seems to want to tap into the ‘golden era’ of gaming. It wants to replicate a time where multiplayer meant playing split-screen, and gaming with friends meant gaming in person.

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