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Category Archives: 360

SteamWorld Heist – New Details on Setting, Gameplay and Story

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IGN has published a new preview of SteamWorld Heist. Get new information on Image & Form’s big title below.

Scalebound Producer Hideki Kamiya Continues to slay Trolls on Twitter (Humor)

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A lot of people like to troll or insult Hideki Kamiya on Twitter. And if you know anything about Hideki Kamiya, he will not have any of that. Kamiya will throw an insult right back at you then slap a block on you for your trouble.  Anyways, check out this series of Tweets from Kamiya smacking down a few trolls.

Unity 5 Announced – Supports 21 Platforms

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Unity 5 has just been announced. The popular ‘free’ development engine will have support for 21 platforms,  including the Wii U, PS4 and Xbox One.

Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain Launches in September

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Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain will release this September according to a leaked video on IGN. Of course this video has been taken down, but the official announcement should come tomorrow. Via: N4G and a bunch of other sites :D

Grand Theft Auto Part 2 – Did You Know Gaming? Feat. Rated S Games

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Check out this Did You Know Gaming on Grand Theft Auto. Warning, Mature Themes/Explict Content.

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G@L Episode 54: State of Gaming

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The Gamers @ Large crew discuss the state of the gaming industry, as well as various other gaming topics.

Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin (PS4) – DF Comparison

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Digital Foundry has compared Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin edition on PS4 to PS3, in additional to giving a full technical breakdown of the enhanced, 1080p/60fps version of the game. Get a few snippets of the article below, along with a new comparison video to the PS3 version.

Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain Release date Announcement Could come this Wednesday

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Konami and Hideo Kojima have planned a Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain announcement for this Wednesday. The announcement, which is more than likely an official release date for the game, will take place at 9 AM Eastern time on March 4th. Via: VGChartz

Cinematic (The Jimquisition)

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Jim Sterling discusses the use of ‘Cinematic’ in gaming.

Sonic Games will Still be made for Home Consoles

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Sonic Team lead Takashi Iizuka has quelled the rumors that Sega will not be producing Sonic games for home consoles. This comes after Sega announced a shift to mobile and PC games over console games. In a recent interview with 4Gamer, Iizuka stated that Sonic Runners was made for mobile because it was the most suitable platform for the game. He added, “Personally, I don’t plan to stop Sonic for home-video game consoles.” Via: Nintendo Everything, Source: 4Gamer 

The Molyneux Cycle (The Jimquisition)

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To act as if Peter Molyneux is only now being unfairly criticized for one troubled Kickstarter is to ignore years and years of easily traceable insincerity.

Dragon Ball XenoVerse – Grumpcade

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The GameGrumps play Dragon Ball XenoVerse, the latest DBZ games from Bandai Namco.

Mortal Kombat X – Official Story Mode Trailer

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Mortal Kombat X’s story mode is looking to completely freaking awesome. Check out this trailer showing off that mode, along with various new characters.

RIDE – Announcement Trailer

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RIDE will be available for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, and PC/Steam on May 19th across the Americas!

Far Cry 4 – Valley of the Yetis Trailer

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Your helicopter has crashed on an unforgiving Himalayan ridge. Explore the frozen landscape and capture, upgrade, and protect your camp from a mysterious cult. You are not alone, but will you survive? In the darkest caves, The Awakened Ones stalk their prey…

The Order 1886 Sales Success Shows Reviews don’t Matter? Umm No…

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Since when does a chart with no raw numbers in one region prove that reviews don’t matter? Some of these ‘journalists’ really need to stop with the clickbait and do some real freaking research.

Source: PlayerEssence

Batman Arkham Knight, Kingdom Hearts 3, Square Cancels Legacy of Kain + More! – EventStatus

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EventStatus is back with another hard-hitting episode of The Main Event. Check out the episode past the link. Warning, Strong Language

Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PC will not Support Offline Co-op

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Capcom has announced that the PC version of Resident Evil Revelations 2 will not support offline play, despite the Steam page saying it will. Capcom stated that they choose to optimize the PC versions with custom resolutions and settings. The PC version will still support online raid mode play in a free update shortly after launch. Get Capcom’s full statement below.

The PS4 Version of Resident Evil Revelations 2 has some Frame-rate Issues

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Digital Foundry has taken a look at the PS4, PC and Xbox One versions of Resident Evil Revelations 2. And it “SEEMS” like the team responsible for the PS4 version had trouble optimizing the game. There are severe frame-rate drops in comparison to the Xbox One version. Check out the video below, full report here.

Source: Digital Foundry

Ubisoft Brazil Tells Consumers to Stop Complaining About Their DLC and Expansion Policies

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Ubisoft has a weekly program called the Ubisoft Responde, where viewers can ask a rep questions and they will respond. Well this week’s show was interesting. A viewer asks why Ubisoft charges for DLC and expansions, why aren’t their games complete at launch. Here is what Ubisoft reponded with…past the link.

David Jaffe Speaks out on The Order 1886 and Review Scores “No Double Standards” both “are Damaging”

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David Jaffe, the creator of God of War and Twisted Metal has spoken out against low “clickbait” review scores in addition to “clickbait” high scores. He feels that both are damaging to the industry in some form or another.