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Check out these beasts



Nintendo has shown today a new video of the upcoming Monster Hunter 4 for Nintendo 3DS.

Check out the new Monster Hunter 4 video shown at the Nintendo's latest webstream today. It shows us a lot of colorful visuals and beasts but Nintendo has not confirmed any release date, we only know that it will arrive in "Summer 2013", so we have to wait a bit more to play it.

Check out the video below:


NEWS SOURCE: Monster Hunter 4 new 3DS trailer show more beasts combat (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
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To the 3DS eShop in Japan



The Game Boy Color Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons will arrive to the Japanese Nintendo 3DS eShop on February 27.

Nintendo has confirmed today that The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons will be released in Nintendo 3DS Japanese eShop. The Game Boy Color games will arrive to the eShop on February 27 with a price of 600 yen each, or 1000 yen for both in a pack.

There's no news about a Western release, but as they're Zelda games we think that they will arrive worldwide a bit later.

NEWS SOURCE: Zelda Oracle of Ages Oracle of Seasons to hit 3DS eShop in Jap (via) JoyStiq

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
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In Japan



Capcom has announced Resident Evil Value Pack for 3DS with two RE games included: Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D and Revelations.

Capcom has announced a two Resident Evil game bundle for Nintendo 3DS: Resident Evil Value Pack. This pack includes Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D and Resident Evil: Revelations, and it will be released on March 22 in Japan with a price of 6.990 yen.

No word was given about a western release of this pack.

NEWS SOURCE: Resident Evil value pack for 3DS bundles the Mercenaries 3D and revelations together (via) SiliconEra

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
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Japanese presentation focused on Third-Party content.



Nintendo released another ND show on Thursday, focused on japanese third party games for the 3DS. Check out all the announcements inside!

That's right, here goes another Nintendo Direct presentation summary.

This one was just streamed for Japan, and covered new information on 3rd-party Nintendo 3DS titles. Take a look at all the announcements:

- Tomodachi Collection: New Life. Footage shown, with Mii integration being a focus. Game out in 4/18.

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- Zelda: Oracles of Seasons and Ages. Coming to Virtual Console 2/27, 600 yen each.

- Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission. Coming to Japan on 28th February....
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All HW down this week. Covering from Feb 11 to Feb 17.



Media Create has released its sales charts for last week, and we can see that the DQVII remake for the 3DS is still on the top spot. Not many new SW releases this week.

Japanese firm Media Create has released its weekly sales charts, covering from February 11 to February 17 (Week 7, 2013).

- Software.

The Dragon Quest VII remake for the Nintendo 3DS remains on the top spot, selling another 185,000 units to top one million sales. Not many new releases this week, and outside DQ and Animal Crossing, overall game sales were very low.

Here's the Top-20:

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With a lot of improvements



Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition will be released on February 22 for Mac.

The awaited Baldur's GAte: Enhanced Edition will be released on Mac tomorrow, on February 22. The game will be available at the Beamdog's online store, linked below, with a price of $20, but it will be available also on the Mac App Store.

According to Overhaul Games:

NEWS SOURCE #1: Baldurs Gate enhanced edition hits Mac on Friday (via)...
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A great classic game !



Enjoy Another World now on your Mac desktop or Macbook for $10.

The classic adventure-platformer "Another World" is now available in the Mac App Store with a price of $10. The game is also available on any iOS, Android and Windows (via GOG) devices, but now you can play it also on your MAC desktop or Macbook.

This version of Another World features:

Don't miss this great game !!

NEWS SOURCE #1:...
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Following a multi-year licensing deal between 2K Games and developer Yuke’s



WWE ’14 will be released in Autumn 2013 for multiple platforms under the new WWE 2K brand.

2K Games is proud to announce that the upcoming WWE '14 will be released under the new WWE 2K brand, following a multi-year licensing deal between 2K Games and developer Yuke's. The game will be still developed by Yuke's in Japan but the 2K sports brand will ensure authenticity and polish in WWE '14.

According to David Ismailer, from 2K:

NEWS...
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To show us combat



A new batch of Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 screens have been revealed today.

Check out a lot of new combat screens of the upcoming Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3. I'm sure that Naruto fans can't wait to play it.

Check them below !!

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By this Summer.



Having completed the beta phase of Outlook, Microsoft is about to close up its long-running Hotmail service.

Microsoft has announced that the Outlook.com e-mail service is no longer in beta, and that the site has racked up 60 million active users, "over a third of whom came over from Gmail".

So, that means the company is now going to "close" its long-running Hotmail service. Hotmail users will be gradually transferred over to the Outlook UI between now and the summer...

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Company lays off about 30 people.



Activision has cut off about 30 jobs from their global work force, from parts of the company involved with licensed games, apparently...

Activision has confirmed that they've cut about 30 jobs from their global work force.

According to Kotaku, they first heard that the cuts were affecting Treyarch (CoD: Black Ops), but a spokesperson for Activision said that a good number of the cuts were from outside of Treyarch, from the parts of the company involved with "licensed games"...

Here's their official statement:

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The success of embracing piracy...



It looks like TPB drove way more sales and awareness for the Zelda-like indie game 'Anodyne' than reviews and videos alone did...

As you may know, the guys behind the Zelda-like "Anodyne" indie game teamed up with 'The Pirate Bay' to promote their title over the past weekend.

Well, they've just revealed the specifics behind the promotion, and it looks TPB drove way more sales and awareness than reviews and videos alone did!

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Revealed in the PS4 event

Epic Games released in the PS4 event a live tech demo of Unreal Engine 4.


In the PS4 event last night, Epic Games unveiled a live tech demo of Unreal Engine 4.

According to Tim Sweeney, Studio founder and CEO:

Enjoy it below:


NEWS SOURCE: PS4 Watch the Unreal Engine 4 tech demo here (via) VG247

Our thanks to...
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Revealed in the PS4 event

Epic Games released in the PS4 event a live tech demo of Unreal Engine 4.


In the PS4 event last night, Epic Games unveiled a live tech demo of Unreal Engine 4.

According to Tim Sweeney, Studio founder and CEO:

Enjoy it below:


NEWS SOURCE: PS4 Watch the Unreal Engine 4 tech demo here (via) VG247

Our thanks to...
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As well as other consoles



CD Projeckt RED has confiremd that Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will arrive in 2014 to Playstation 4.

CD Projeckt RED is proud to announce that Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be released for Playstation 4 in 2014, as well as other consoles.

According to Adam Badowski:

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As well as other consoles

CD Projeckt RED has confiremd that Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will arrive in 2014 to Playstation 4.


CD Projeckt RED is proud to announce that Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be released for Playstation 4 in 2014, as well as other consoles.

According to Adam Badowski: