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‘Hyrule Warriors’ First Screenshots, Game Details Hit Web

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Hyrule Warriors, the Dynasty Warriors spinoff with the Legend of Zelda theme is due to hit stores in Japan in the next few months. While release dates for Hyrule Warriors in the United States and North America aren’t known yet, it stands to reason the Wii U exclusive will be coming to the US sometime… Read more »

‘Wolfenstein: The New Order’ Features A Cool Retro Easter Egg

Wolfenstein 3D Easter Egg

Wolfenstein: The New Order features a pretty nifty easter egg that essentially lets players travel back in time. We know what you’re thinking, and we’ll refrain from moving forward before issuing the standard spoiler warning. If you’re the sort of gamer who likes to undercover everything organically over the course of the experience, then you’ll… Read more »

Flappy Bird: One Year Since It Took Over The World

Flappy Bird Anniversary Coming Up

Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the global sensation Flappy Bird. First introduced in May 24, 2013, the game, created by Vietnamese developer Dong Nguyen, blew up all over the world. By the end of January 2014, Flappy Bird had topped the charts for the most downloaded free game in the iOS App Store. One year… Read more »

Super Smash Bros. Gets Interactive Figurines And NFC With Nintendo’s Wii U

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Nintendo has always been famous for making and introducing controllers that have defied logic yet managed to somehow gain acceptance. Keeping up with the tradition, Super Smash Bros. may soon have controllers that don’t quite resemble a board with buttons or the Wii Stick. Nintendo has announced they’re partnering with PDP to bring a Gamecube… Read more »

Alienware Steam Machine: Find Out What Dell Said About Its Profitability

The Alienware Steam machine could be the least profitable next generation console

The Alienware Steam Machine is Dell’s entry into the console gaming market, taking Valve’s idea of a “Steam powered” PC and making it console-friendly. As opposed to their usually cheap budget-minded computers, Dell’s Alienware is notorious for being the gamers’ dream, running the latest and biggest PC games with the greatest efficiency, due to its… Read more »

Chuck E. Cheese Testing Oculus Rift Virtual Ticket Blaster

Chuck E Cheese Oculus Rift Virtual Ticket Blaster

Oculus Rift is being tested by Chuck E. Cheese for use in its stores with the Virtual Ticket Blaster the company announced today. The six week testing phase is starting in Dallas, TX and moving onto San Diego, CA and Orlando, FL later on in the month. According to Business Insdier, the project started in… Read more »

New Video Game Releases for the Week of May 18

New Video Game Releases Week May 18

The new video game releases for the week of May 18 again favor Sony’s PlayStation platform. Only one new release is slated for the Xbox platforms, with one collection title for the Xbox 360. Though, with Watch Dogs releasing next week, Wolfenstien is really the only big budget game fighting for a place on your… Read more »

‘Killzone: Shadow Fall’ Multiplayer: New Options Coming Soon

New 'Killzone: Shadow Fall' multiplayer mode coming soon to the PS4 exclusive

Killzone: Shadow Fall multiplayer is about to get more options. The PS4 exclusive first person shooter has been largely ignored, despite being the first of its kind since the launch of the console to reach a million sales. Sadly, a lot of attention went instead to the more mainstream shooters such as Call of Duty:… Read more »

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

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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

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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 »