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Lego Dimension E3 Hands-on Impressions

Lego Dimension E3 Hands-on Impressions Lego Dimensions (Hands-on Impressions) Developer: TT Games Platform: Xbox One, Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Wii U Release: 27 September, 2015 The LEGO video game franchise is by now a well established and has found itself adapting all manner of IPs into its universe, much like the actual LEGO...
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Rare Replay Collects 30 Rare Classics for $30

Rare Replay Collects 30 Rare Classics for $30 Rare fans have been waiting for a return to form for the company and while there was no sequel announced for some of the classic franchises that they would like to see back, Microsoft had the next best thing. During their E3 2015 press conference Microsoft and Rare announced that they will be releasing...
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Tearaway Unfolded Announced for the Playstation 4

Tearaway Unfolded Announced for the Playstation 4 Remember Tearaway? Yeah, it had a Vita home at one point, but now Sony are taking the franchise to the big screen so to speak as Tearaway Unfolded has just been announced for the Playstation 4. Think of this as a complete version of Tearaway, but on a new platform. Sadly, the announcement itself has been...
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Headup Games Announce Typoman Exclusively for the Wii U; First Trailer Revealed

Headup Games Announce Typoman Exclusively for the Wii U; First Trailer Revealed With E3 in full swing, the big guys are ready to start the announcing. One title that you shouldn’t let slip under the radar however is a “Nindie” by the name of Typoman, which is headed to the Wii U. This puzzle-platformer combines words with platforming for a truly unique...
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Nintendo World Championships 2015 Recap

Nintendo World Championships 2015 Recap Ahh Nintendo, this is why we love you. The Nintendo World Championships 2015 kicked off Nintendo’s E3 campaign in a huge way, drawing in a nice live crowd and nearly 120,000 viewers on YouTube. An eight round celebration of new games and old games alike with gaming celebrities, the spirit of...
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New Amiibos Announced for September; 8-bit Mario and Animal Crossing Amiibos Leaked

New Amiibos Announced for September; 8-bit Mario and Animal Crossing Amiibos Leaked Earlier today Nintendo announced a new set of Amiibos that will be hitting stores in September. The first set of Amiibos happen to be three different Mii Fighters, one for each class, while the second set features mostly classic Nintendo icons. These Amiibos happen to be R.O.B., Duck Hunt, Mr. Game &...
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Looking Great in E3 Trailer

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Looking Great in E3 Trailer E3 begins in a a couple of days but rather than getting lost in the flood of announcements, WayForward has opted to release Shantae: Half-Genie Hero E3 trailer a bit early. Originally funded by Kickstarter back in 2013, the developers have been working hard to bring Shantae: Half-Genie Hero to all of the...
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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Announced for Nintendo 3DS

Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Announced for Nintendo 3DS Yes you are reading correctly, Sonic Boom has a sequel. Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice will introduce more speed, adventure, exploration and some all new fire and ice gameplay mechanics to help freshen up the action. The game will feature five playable characters in Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Amy and Sticks. This...
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Capcom Bringing Street Fighter V and More to E3 this Year

Capcom Bringing Street Fighter V and More to E3 this Year Capcom may not be as busy as they once were, but they do at least have something to show at E3 this year. The famed publisher recently announced what they will have playable on the show floor, including the likes of Mega Man Legacy Collection. Check out the full line up for yourself: Street Fighter V...
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Capcom to Release Mega Man Legacy Collection

Capcom to Release Mega Man Legacy Collection Capcom has announced that a collection of six 8-bit Mega Man titles will be re-released together on current gen consoles titled Mega Man Legacy Collection. Mega Man through Mega Man 6 will all be on the disc, as well as a new Challenge mode and plenty of extras for die-hard fans. It’s surprising to...
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Mighty No. 9 Collector’s Edition Announced for North America

Mighty No. 9 Collector’s Edition Announced for North America Deep Silver and comcept announced today that North America will be receiving a collector’s edition for Mighty No. 9. The bundle will be called the Signature Edition and will contain a copy of Mighty No. 9, a 6.5 inch figure of Beck that is individually numbered, and a special package featuring Keiji...
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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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