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Some people don’t when the VGX awards are airing. The Show starts at 6 PM EST. I’ll be streaming my reactions to the show live on Twitch TV. You guys can come and watch it with me, ask me questions, and more.
Check out the first world premiere trailer for The LEGO Movie Videogame. It actually looks pretty good. And like most LEGO games, its hitting every single platform: 3DS, PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PS4, PS Vita, and Xbox One. Watch the trailer below.
I’ll be live-steaming my reactions to the VGX Awards tonight on my Twitch TV account. Come watch the show on Twitch TV with me and discuss all the video game premieres shown tonight. I’ll also have a special episode of Playeressence X Nintendo that has my reactions to everything shown. And just as a heads up, I haven’t received my new Mic in the mail yet. So the audio will be crappy, sorry ahead of time.
Spike has revealed the show schedule for the VGX Awards 2013. Reggie Fils-Aime will be there in person, showing off a demo, of a previously announced Wii U game. (PLEASE let it be Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem or Monolith Soft’s X). See the schedule here. What game do you guys think it is?
This might not be something that affects you guys personally, but for guys like me who make money off YouTube. It affects the way I deliver content to you guys. This is one of the reasons my new series ‘Just Games’ is just me talking, and no direct feed footage (plus its faster ). However, things are going to get a lot tougher for partnered channels as well. See how things will change in 2014.
Toys R Us has a fantastic deal for those in the market for 3DS games. You can pick up any two 3DS games for $60. This includes Nintendo titles like Pokemon X & Y, Luigi’s Mansion, Super Mario 3D Land, and Mario Kart 7. Grab your games here.
If you’re in the market for a Xbox One, you might want to check out Costco. Select stores might be selling the system for $479.99. See the picture below.
Check out some brand new footage of Thief. The German footage shows off traversal, weapons, combat, and much more. Watch the video here. Thief hits the PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC next Spring.
The VGX site has accidentally revealed that Tomb Raider Definitive Edition is real. The game is coming to the Xbox One and PS4 like previously reported. The game will not be coming to the Wii U, PC, or Vita. There will be a trailer tonight at the VGX Awards. Tomb Raider Definitive Edition hits the Xbox One and PS4 on January 28th, 2014.
Here we go, looks like I’ll be picking up Deus Ex Human Revolution Director’s Cut for Wii U. Ebay has the game for $21.99. The shipping is free, and the seller Newegg through Ebay. Grab your copy here.
Brayden Cole thinks the Wii U is just as capable as the PS4 and Xbox One. Hear what he has to say below. See a updated Wii U spec sheet here.
Digital Foundry has said some really nice things to say about Super Mario 3D World in their latest analysis video. The game runs at a smooth 60FPS the whole time, and the gameplay is world-class. See some more analysis below.
What do I think will be Reggie’s announcement at the 2013 Spike VGX Awards? Well the evidence – if carefully considered – really only points in one direction. However, Nintendo (and Reggie in particular) are just Trollish enough to give something in the veins of Donkey Kong. We’ll just have to tune in and see!
Ok, so I came across this guy named Koji Seto on YouTube. He seems like a really funny guy! The only problem is his videos are in Japanese. I need to know what he is saying in English. One of the PE users, Anti , knows Japanese. Sooooo…..Anti, could you translate this in the comment section below….pretty please?!?
Battlefield 4, Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag, Killzone Shadow Fall, and many other PS4 launch titles are already discounted to $48.99 on Amazon. See the listing here. My Take past the link.
Digital Foundry recently did a massive face off, pitting all the versions of Assassin’s Creed 4 against each other. See some of the results here when they compare the Wii U version against the PS4 version.
The Xi3 Piston is a $1000 PC/Console hybrid that is the size of a rubix cube, but packs big power. Check out the first gameplay trailer of the unit in action.
After receiving approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court this past Thursday, Atari is looking to restart business soon. The firm filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in January of 2013, but seemed to have gotten things straightened out. More details past the link.
A former Microsoft headhunter, Adam Charlson, believes Stephen Elop is the most likely candidate for the the next CEO for the firm. During a interview, Charlson discussed why he feels Elop is the man for the job.
Level 5′s CEO Akihiro Hino discussed Youkai Watch and Inazuma Eleven’s sales, as well as hitting certain demographics for their games. Get a snippet of the interview below.
If you are in the market for a Wii U, you might want to check out your local Sam’s Club store. Some stores are selling the Deluxe 32GB Wii U’s packed with Nintendo Land for $192. That’s a savings of over $100. Some stores are looking to clear out the old stock. So not all of them will have this deal.
Gamers (some of them) have completely forgotten who they are, or are supposed to be. As time goes along a new bastardization of “gamer” has arisen, these persons obsessively pursue the title of “winner” and never allow themselves to enjoy the simple fun of gaming.
Nintendo Force writer Emily Rogers, has tweeted that “exciting” things should be available to 3DS owners after the scheduled maintenance Monday. I’m guessing its the big 3DS update that adds NNIDs and Miiverse to the 3DS. See the tweet past the link.
Bungie has announced the official release date for Destiny. You can expect the space fairing epic to drop on September 9th, 2014. PS3 and PS4 users will be able to access the beta next summer. The game is coming to the PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PS4. Thanks to Anti and TheBowelsOfTrogdor for the tip!
GameStop has a fantastic deal on Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U. Users can pick up the game for $19.99 in store pickup only. Grab your copy here.
Steam has put many of the VGX 2013 nominated titles for sale. The biggest headliner is BioShock Infinite for $9.99. However, there are other great titles like: NBA 2K14, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon, Injustice Ultimate Edition, and more. See all the titles here.