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Go Inside Out with Disney Infinity 3.0

Go Inside Out with Disney Infinity 3.0 So just yesterday we had some details about the upcoming Twilight of the Republic Play Set for Disney Infinity 3.0: Star Wars, but like many of you, I was eager to learn more about the Disney Originals that would be featured in the upcoming game. Well, not even 24 hours later, Disney have provided us with...
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New Yoshi’s Woolly World Trailer Shows off Amiibo Support

New Yoshi’s Woolly World Trailer Shows off Amiibo Support Not long ago, there was a bit of news about the Amiibo support for Yoshi‘s Woolly World, which is set to make a splash on the Wii U next month. Well today, big things are happening as we now know that you can utilize nearly all of your Amiibo (sans the Pokemon and Toad, oddly enough) to create brand...
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Yoshi’s Woolly World Receives Story Details, Trailer, and New Screenshots

Yoshi’s Woolly World Receives Story Details, Trailer, and New Screenshots Mark your calenders now as Yoshi‘s Woolly World is set to hit the Wii U along with its Amiibo kin on June 25th. Good Feel and Nintendo have been working on this Wii U gem for a good bit now, and have now released more information about the story, as well as what else you can expect such as the fact...
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Rogue Legacy to have Xbox One Release

Rogue Legacy to have Xbox One Release Cellar Door Games has announced that it’s critically acclaimed “Rogue-lite” title, Rogue Legacy, will be coming to the Xbox One. If you haven’t heard of Rogue Legacy, it is a genealogical Rogue-like platformer. While it falls into the same Rogue-like genre as The Binding of Isaac, it...
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Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor, Yooka-Laylee, Kickstarted by Ex-Rare Devs

Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor, Yooka-Laylee, Kickstarted by Ex-Rare Devs It always seems like Microsoft is under-utilizing the Rare team, which acquired the developer back in 2002. Rare was a popular developer known for the Donkey Kong Country series for Nintendo and creating the Banjo-Kazooie and Conker series. As of late, Rare has been tossed aside, making Kinect titles...
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Project Ukelele Main Characters Revealed, Meet Yooka-Laylee

Project Ukelele Main Characters Revealed, Meet Yooka-Laylee Playtonic’s spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie formerly known as Project Ukelele has had some big details revealed. First off, the games name real name is Yooka-Laylee (pretty clever their Playtonic) and the lead characters are thus, Yooka, a chameleon, and Laylee, a fruit bat. There is no doubt the...
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Deep Silver Partnering with comcept for Mighty No. 9

Deep Silver Partnering with comcept for Mighty No. 9 Deep Silver announced that they are partnering with Keiji Inafune to publish his new company’s side-scrolling action game Mighty No. 9. The partnership between Deep Silver and comcept will bring the game to PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, Linux, Mac, and Windows on September...
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Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China Review

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China Review Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China Developer: Climax Studios, Ubisoft Montreal Publisher: Ubisoft Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 21 April 2015 Price: $9.99 USD – Available Here Video...
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Xbox Newsbeat: April 27, 2015

Xbox Newsbeat: April 27, 2015 Ahh it’s good to be back! Welcome to this week’s installment of Xbox Newbeat folks. Firstly, I’d like to give a huge shoutout to Jamie for holding down the fort while I was away, he did a bang up job and made sure this engine kept turning. So now that I’m back, lets hit the ground...
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Ori and the Blind Forest Review

Ori and the Blind Forest Review Ori and the Blind Forest Developer: Moon Studios Publisher: Microsoft Studios Platforms: Xbox One (Reviewed), PC Release Date: March 11, 2015 Price: $19.99 – Available Here Overview Often when a game is produced with a ‘Metroidvania’ style of gameplay and features stunningly gorgeous visuals...
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Sayonara UmiharaKawase+ Announced for US Release on April 21st

Sayonara UmiharaKawase+ Announced for US Release on April 21st Agatsuma Entertainment has announced that they will be releasing Sayonara UmiharaKawase+ for the PlayStation Vita in North America for $19.99 on April 21st and in Europe “soon after.” The title will be released only on digital platforms in these countries but it is interesting to note that the...
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Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones Review

Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones Review Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones   Developer: Curve Digital Publisher: Curve Digital Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Xbox One (Reviewed) Release date: April 3rd, 2015 Price: $14.99 USD/$19.85 AUD – Available here Overview Curve Digital reveals its latest platformer, A Game of...
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JumpJet Rex Interview with Shawn Blais and Mike Gaboury of TreeFortress

JumpJet Rex Interview with Shawn Blais and Mike Gaboury of TreeFortress Hot off their last game — Bardbarian — TreeFortress‘ programmer Shawn Blais and artist Mike Gaboury are back with a new game. JumpJet Rex is an indie platformer currently available on Steam Early Access that calls back to the heyday of Mario and Sonic. After playing JumpJet Rex for a while...
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First Few Minutes of Conker’s Bad Fur Day in Project Spark

First Few Minutes of Conker’s Bad Fur Day in Project Spark When Team Dakota and Microsoft announced they would be bringing Conker back in the Conker’s Big Reunion DLC pack for Project Spark, it got many excited to once again play everyone’s favorite sex-crazed, cigar-smoking, alcoholic squirrel once again. After all, we haven’t seen him since...
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Awesome Nintendo Direct 2nd of April Recap

Awesome Nintendo Direct 2nd of April Recap Wow! Nintendo just had a fantastic Nintendo Direct focusing on a heap of new DLC and new titles for both the Wii U and 3DS and it was one of the best Directs I’ve seen in a long time. You can (and should) watch the full video below to see everything in action but as it goes for about 50 minutes feel...
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Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions Brings Action to Mobile

Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions Brings Action to Mobile Looking for something new to play while on the train on the way to work or school but match-three puzzlers not your kind of thing? Well Disney have got you covered with the brand new side-scrolling adventure; Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions. Players will be able to take control of Ezra Bridger and the rest...
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First Details on Playtonic’s Banjo Kazooie Spiritual Successor

First Details on Playtonic’s Banjo Kazooie Spiritual Successor Fifteen years on from Banjo Tooie and it’s safe to say that Rare isn’t the revered studio they once were. Six ex Rare developers have now come together to create  a studio called Playtonic Games and their first title will be what they themselves are calling a spiritual successor to the much...
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Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush due out in May for Europe and Australia

Kirby and the Rainbow Paintbrush due out in May for Europe and Australia Just recently, we rolled out a review for Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, and it turned out to be quite an enjoyable Wii U release (check out review here). Many in Europe are probably hugging their Amiibos, waiting to join with their styluses ready, and thankfully – that will come soon as Kirby and the...
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Sega and Game Freak Crossover Title Revealed as Tembo the Elephant

Sega and Game Freak Crossover Title Revealed as Tembo the Elephant No you won’t see Pokemon invading Mobius or Sonic trying to outrun a Mega Pidgeot, Sega and Game Freak have announced their collaboration title as a brand new 2D fast paced action-platformer called Tembo The Badass Elephant. Now don’t sigh or groan yet, the game actually looks like it has some...
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Freedom Planet Announced for Release on Wii U eShop

Freedom Planet Announced for Release on Wii U eShop GalaxyTrail announced during PAX East this weekend that they are planning on bringing their game, Freedom Planet, to the Wii U eShop sometime in the future. It is worth noting that Freedom Planet has already been released on the PC through Steam where it costs $14.99 and you can check out a quick rundown of...
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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Review

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Review Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Developer: HAL Laboratory Publisher: Nintendo Platforms: Nintendo Wii U Release Date: February 20, 2015 Price: $39.99 USD – Available Here Overview Kirby may have had a great number of releases, but Nintendo have waited a bit before having the lovable mascot debut on the...
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Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power to Release in 2015

Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power to Release in 2015 Frozenbyte Games has announced that their action-platformer series will be receiving a third installment. Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power has been announced to be in production for a release this year. The new title looks to be following the same gameplay formula as it’s predecessors. In Trine 3 the...
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Stealth Inc 2 will be Unleashed on Xbox, PlayStation and PC in April

Stealth Inc 2 will be Unleashed on Xbox, PlayStation and PC in April Curve Digital are excited to announce that Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones, will be available on PlayStation, Xbox and PC in April. Curve Managing Director Jason Perkins commented: “The best thing about making a sequel is the opportunity to look at the all the reviews and comments about the original game...
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Donkey Kong Country Returns to the eShop; Three Donkey Kong Land Titles Added

Donkey Kong Country Returns to the eShop; Three Donkey Kong Land Titles Added Donkey Kong Country is a very special title – as are its sequels. Sure, I like the Retro sequels fine, but they lack a great quality that made these three games timeless that only Rareware could make. It was criminal when Nintendo lost the license for the eShop a couple of years back (which is the...
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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Receives a Post Launch Trailer full of Praise

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Receives a Post Launch Trailer full of Praise So you might not have noticed, but Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is already out and making a bit of an impact on the Wii U. The latest in the franchise mixes color with clay, and brings back the gameplay we loved in Canvas Curse for a whole new experience. Yes, we have a lot of Kirby games on the market, but...
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Oscura: Lost Light to Mix Platforming with Tim Burton Later this Month

Oscura: Lost Light to Mix Platforming with Tim Burton Later this Month Australians Chocolate Liberation Front and Surprise Attack Games announced their upcoming platformer Oscura: Lost Light will hit Linux, Mac, and Windows on February 24, 2015. The lights went out across the Driftlands after our hero Oscura destroyed the Aurora Stone. Oscura must now fix his mistakes and...
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