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‘Splinter Cell: Blacklist’ Trailer Issues A New Threat [Video]

'Splinter Cell Blacklist' gets a trailer with a new threat

A new Splinter Cell: Blacklist trailer issues a new kind of threat. Tom Clancy‘s Rainbow Six created a phenomenon in the gaming industry, reinventing the stealth game genre as it went. The most recent storyline in the series is called Splinter Cell, in which Patricia Caldwell (the current President of the US) has now shut… Read more »

Xbox One Augmented Reality Glasses Could Be Next

Xbox One augmented reality glasses could be Microsoft's next reveal

Xbox One augmented reality glasses could be next on Microsoft’s docket. Seeing as every other major console out there is embracing the idea of mobile gaming, Microsoft could be taking a different approach to the same thing. After the invention of Google Glass, it was probably inevitable that a console developer would take the idea… Read more »

Pat Robertson: Video Games Murder Same As Real Murder [Video]

Pat Robertson: Video Games Murder Same As Real Murder

For Pat Robertson, video games murder is the same as real murder. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Pat Robertson’s advice for haunted houses is to “burn down the house” and move away. Pat Robertson also claims Trayvon Martin’s hoodie is to blame for the shooting by George Zimmerman. Pat Robertson’s video games murder comments… Read more »

Halo Project Contingency Is Free On PC, Uses CryEngine 3 [Video]

Halo Project Contingency Is Free On PC, Uses CryEngine 3

Halo: Project Contingency is being developed for the PC by industry veterans and students using CryEngine 3. As previously reported By The Inquisitr, Halo for Xbox One was announced at this year’s E3. Bungie, the developer originally responsible for the Halo series, is moving onto making the Destiny video game. Halo: Project Contingency will be… Read more »

Xbox One GPU Boost Compared To PlayStation 4 Hardware

Xbox One GPU Boost Compared To PlayStation 4 Hardware

The Xbox One GPU boost was recently announced by Microsoft, but how does that stack up against the PlayStation 4 hardware? As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Xbox One will support gameplay capture devices. Microsoft also announced the Xbox One is compatible with current headsets although it won’t be bundled with a headset, instead… Read more »

‘Tekken X Street Fighter’ Still On The Way, Says Developer

'Tekken X Street Fighter' still on the way, says developer

Tekken X Street Fighter’s developer says the game is still on the way. Fighting game crossovers are far from rare these days. It all started when Marvel Comics and Capcom collaborated on a series that began with X-Men Vs Street Fighter. Eventually the crossover level escalated to the point where it was simply Marvel Vs… Read more »

‘Mineshaft’ From Machinima Is John Shaft Meets ‘Minecraft’ [Video]

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When you’ve got ne’er-do-wells running around your Minecraft world stealing all of your precious Diamonds and your embarrassingly large collection of Ender Pearls, you know there’s only one person to call to set things right. Yep, we’re talking about Shaft. Mineshaft, that is. “Mineshaft” is a new fan film featured on Machinima Prime’s YouTube Channel… Read more »

Xbox One To Support Gameplay Capture Devices

Xbox One will support gameplay capture devices

Xbox One will support gameplay capture devices. Microsoft can be accused of doing a lot of things wrong in this console war. They have flip-flopped on issues such as used game DRM, family sharing, and headphone support so many times that we never know what they’re actually going to do. However, Microsoft isn’t blind to… Read more »

‘Star Wars: Attack Squadrons’ Rumored On The Way

'Star Wars: Attack Squadrons' could be on the way

Star Wars: Attack Squadrons is rumored to be on the way. When Disney bought LucasArts and LucasFilm, fans thought it would ruin everything as Leia would become the latest Disney Princess, Darth Vader would be photoshopped with Mickey Mouse ears, and so on. Then the idea sunk in and we were mostly comfortable with it…. Read more »

Xbox 360 To Allow Self-Publishing As Early As Next Month [Report]

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Microsoft threw a bit of a curveball earlier this week when it announced that the Xbox One would allow for self-publishing, and that all units would be able to function as development kits – meaning that, in theory, anyone with enough drive, time, and money can put their game on the service. Now it seems… Read more »

Candy Crush Saga Really Is Addictive, Like Gambling [NSFW Video]

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We all know Candy Crush Saga is addictive, if we use Facebook, based on the posts of others who admit shame and inability to quit as they beg for in-game concessions to keep going — but the buzz may not all be hyperbole. Candy Crush‘s addictive nature is something anyone who has encountered the game’s… Read more »

Activision Blizzard Buyout From Vivendi To Allow Gaming Freedom

Activision Blizzard Buyout From Vivendi To Allow Gaming Freedom

Activision Blizzard is looking to the future with its buyout of shares from Vivendi. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Activision Blizzard separated from Vivendi in a $8.2 billion deal. As of last month, Activision Blizzard had $4.55 billion in cash and investments and no debt. The leaders of Activision Blizzard invested $100 million of… Read more »

Neil Gaiman’s Video Game ‘Wayward Manor’ Announced [Video]

Neil Gaiman Announces Debut Video Game [Video]

Neil Gaiman’s video game was just announced, which will add one more thing to his wide body of works. Known for writing a long array of novels and children’s books, screenplays, teleplays, and comics, Neil Gaiman’s video game will be developed in conjunction with The Odd Gentlemen, the minds behind The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom…. Read more »