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Nintendo: My Unexpected Reunion With Mario And Co.
Like many children of the 80ís I grew up on Nintendoís unique brand of wholesome fun and, like many adults of the 2000ís, I had grown disenchanted with their steadfast dedication to family friendly gaming. Over the course of the past several months, however, Iíve had a homecoming of sorts. Maybe I needed a break from the Big N or maybe I just needed to be reminded how wonderful their games can be. Whatever the reason, Iím glad to be back.
Weekly Recap Dec 7th: NBA 2K14, GT6 Microtransactions Attack, PS4 Backwards Compatible
Gaikai is officially announced as a way for PS3 classics to run in backward compatibility for the PS4. Gamers react strongly to microtransactions in premium AAA titles, and more news emerges for Telltale's upcoming adventure titles.
Wii U Sales Spike 75%; More Popular Than Xbox One, PS4 According To Rakuten
Pachter must feel awfully silly given that Play.com, which is owned by Rakuten, has revealed that the Wii U has seen a sales spike of 75% in October, and the system has proven to be the most popular device amongst kids, along with the iPad, beating out the Xbox One and PS4.
Fallout 4 Won't Be Announced At Spike VGX, Supposed Teaser Site Continues Ticking
The Spike VGX awards tomorrow might have a few surprise reveals but Fallout 4 won't be among them. Bethesda Softworks says that they won't be showing off anything at the game awards show.
Xbox One Controller Disconnection Issues Surface
If you thought that the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 were in the clear, that all the launch issues were hanging out like laundry on the line during a hot summer's day in Middlesboro, Kentucky. However, there are still issues persisting with both consoles, but one issue in particular seems to have cropped up out of nowhere.
PlayStation Network's Top-Selling Games Of November Revealed
Between the launch of a brand new home console and the release of numerous big titles for consoles both new and old, November was a pretty massive month in the ole games department for PlayStation consoles. Sony has now released the rankings for the top sellers in various categories last month with a bunch of no-brainers and a handful of surprises.
Gran Turismo 6 Reviews: How Did The Doritocracy Handle Microtransactions?
We recently reported that Eurogamer would be keeping a close eye on the game's cash shop and report whether or not it affected the overall gameplay in their review. So how well did gaming media do with appropriately measuring the content versus the cash shop mechanisms?
Wolf Among Us Episode 2 Coming In 2014, First Screenshots Spotlight Jack And Strippers
Telltale Games has provided an update on their episodic adventure The Wolf Among Us, based on the comic book series Fables. Episode Two, "Smoke And Mirrors," will be released later than you're hoping for.
APB: Retribution Is Like Hotline Miami, But For Mobile Devices
Fancy some top-down shooter action on your mobile phone? Probably not, but I had to ask anyway. While many core gamers are quick to mount aversion to anything mobile related, the reality is that those devices are here to stay. That also means that games will continue to be made for said devices, in ranging from high-quality outings to low-ball efforts.
3D Sonic, Altered Beast Lead Nintendo Weekly Releases
You feel that calm settling in? It appears that after all of the Mario games, the Pokeemans and the latest Zelda offering, the deluge of winter game releases is finally settling down, resulting in a calm almost peaceful enough for us to actually sit back, relax and play all of those games that came out in recent weeks. In other words, other than some 3D Sega classics, not a heck of a lot is coming out on Nintendo consoles this week.
Hearthstone Beta Keys Sent Out, Bug Could Be Preventing You From Receiving One
If you opted into the Hearthstone closed beta, make sure you're checking your Battle.net account's email address. Blizzard is sending out waves of new invites to both North America and Europe.
Walking Dead Season 2 Release Date Revealed?
The second season for Telltale Games' The Walking Dead game could be a week-and-a-half away. Steam has updated their listing of the game with a December 17th release date.
Ditching Xbox For PS4? Microsoft Tries To Win Gamers Over With Free Xbox Live
By now, we should all know that the console wars are in full swing and while both Microsoft and Sony are fighting to catch up to the current market leader, Nintendo, they are also trying to fight to keep their previous-gen customers moving over to next-gen, and they will do whatever it takes to keep the die-hards from switching sides.
Gran Turismo 6 Graphics Downgraded From Gran Turismo 5
A new video comparison was showcased between Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6 on the PS3. The video, running at 1080p, shows a few striking differences between the game on the PS3. While the resolution looks more progressive in Gran Turismo 6, it comes at a price on Sony's seven-year-old console.
Deadly Premonition Visual Companion Receives 40 Percent Price Drop
For fans of one of the most polarizing video games of all time, Deadly Premonition, now is the time to act if you are looking to get to know the game on a whole new level as Deadly Premonition: The Directorís Cut: The Official Visual Companion receives a 40 percent price drop on iTunes.
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