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Google-YouTube Is Totally Buying Twitch For $1B. Here’s Why


Get ready to have Google Now suggest ways for you to not suck so bad at Spelunky. According to new reports, Google’s YouTube is in talks to buy the Twitch video game-streaming service for a cool billion. This is the sort of thing where neither company will say anything until the ink is well dried… Read more »

‘Ultra Street Fighter 4’ Release Date, Pre-Order Bonuses Announced [Video]

'Ultra Street Fighter 4' release date and pre-order bonuses announced

The Ultra Street Fighter 4 release date has been announced alongside pre-order bonuses for early buyers. For months, Capcom teased us with news about another update to their blockbuster fighting game, claiming new gameplay mechanics and five more characters were on their way. Four of those characters were directly taken from previous titles. Poison and… Read more »

‘Monochroma’ Officially Hits Steam May 28


Monochroma, the long-awaited puzzle platformer from Turkish indie-developer Nowhere Studios finally has an official release date. Monochroma will hit Steam on May 28 after a couple of delays. The game was originally slated for an April release but the studio had to push Monochroma back another month. Finally gamers will be able to play through… Read more »

Super Smash Bros. 4: Here’s What’s Been Revealed

Super Smash Bros 4 released in fall

There’s been much hype and anticipation surrounding the release of Nintendo’s latest Super Smash Bros. 4, out on the Nintendo 3DS this summer and WiiU this fall. Over the coming months, there’s been a slow trickle of teasers, clips, artwork, and new characters, all to build hype over what most hope will be the best… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of May 11, 2014

new video game releases may 11

The new video game releases for the week of May 11 feature an eclectic mix of zombies, psycho midgets, and poison potatoes. With Nazis on the horizon next week with Wolfenstein: The New Order, there really are not a lot of new games out this week. Perhaps they are in hiding as the biggest of… Read more »

Master Chief in Minecraft as Mojang Brings Halo to Xbox 360

halo texture pack for minecraft xbox 360

Twitter brought followers of Microsoft Studios a screen shot of Master Chief in Minecraft as Mojang brings a Halo texture pack for Minecraft to the Xbox 360. Gameranx posted the tweet earlier today. You got your Halo in our Minecraft, & it could’t be sweeter! RT @HaloWaypoint: Yes, this is happening. #MinecraftXBLA — Microsoft… Read more »

‘Destiny’ Open Beta Coming Soon, Says Activision

'Destiny' open beta coming in July, release date in September

The Destiny open beta is on its way, according to Activision. In just a couple of months, the public will be able to help play test the latest Bungie killer IP and possibly offer suggestions to improve the game. Respawn did something similar with Titanfall and it ended up being one of the top selling… Read more »