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Xbox Live Bullies Beware: You’re About To Get Punished

Xbox Live will start punishing bad players.

Xbox Live has always been an interesting gaming platform due to the fact that the service that amazingly connects you with people around the world is the same service that makes you never want to connect with many of those people ever again. Microsoft has realized that it has its fair share of gamers on… Read more »

GameStop Used Games Can’t Save Profits Despite Strong Console Sales

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GameStop used games are the primary profit generator for the billion dollar company, but even with second hand games and strong sales of new consoles contributing to over $9 billion in sales for 2013, GameStop profits slid almost 15 percent in the last quarter. The Christmas shopping season is the most important for almost every… Read more »

Oculus Rift: Anger Grows Over Facebook Deal, Minecraft Drops Out

Oculus Rift: Anger Grows Over Facebook Deal, Minecraft Drops Out

Oculus Rift has been criticized for selling to Facebook for $2 billion after asking fans to chip in to a Kickstarter campaign, and now the controversy has led popular game Minecraft to abandon talks with the virtual reality gaming platform. The $2 billion deal with Facebook was announced on Tuesday, with the social networking giant… Read more »

Facebook Likes Oculus Rift Enough To Purchase For $2 Billion

facebook buys oculus rift for 2 billion

Facebook likes Oculus Rift a lot. Facebook likes Oculus Rift so much, that it is willing to pay $2 billion to acquire the VR tech startup as part of a 3 tiered goal over the next 10 years. The purchase was announced today and an investors conference call later on gave investors a chance to… Read more »

GeForce GTX Titan Z Attacks NVIDIA Gamer’s Wallets

Nvidia GTX Titan Z

NVIDIA has decided to drop its own titan with the GeForce GTX Titan Z graphics card. Announced during the annual GPU technology conference, the GTX Titan Z was revealed by Nvidia’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang. The GeForce GTX Titan Z is clearly not for the average gamer. At a sticker price of $3,000, the next-gen card… Read more »

New Videogame Releases for the Week of March 23

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The new video game releases for the week of March 23 show a lot of releases for Sony’s PlayStation family of devices. Fez finally makes its way over to the PS3, PS4 and PS Vita. Fighting fans will be happy to see BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma make its way stateside and action game fans will be… Read more »

Virtual Reality Games: Are They The New Wave Of The Future?

virtual reality gaming comes of age

Virtual reality games appear to be sneaking in to bring the new generation of consoles to the next level. With the Project Morpheus for PlayStation 4 already revealed to the public at GDC, and Microsoft hinting at and considering similar plans, the Virtual Boy may have been simply too early and primitive. For quite a… Read more »

Far Cry 4 Location Leaves Jungle for Himalayas

far cry 4 location set in Himalayas

The new Far Cry 4 location has been confirmed as being set in the snowy Himalayas according to Eurogamer. Leaving behind the vibrant jungles of the series, the new Far Cry 4 location speaks to not only a new continent, but new possibilities of gameplay and travel. The story broke today with Eurogamer citing people… Read more »

The Old Republic Galactic Strongholds Player Housing Expansion Announced

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Galactic Strongholds is the latest expansion to the Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO. Galactic Strongholds will allow players to create and furnish their own housing in the free-to-play game when the expansion jumps in from hyperspace in June. The purpose behind the Galactic Strongholds expansion will be for players, “to show off their own… Read more »

Sony Project Morpheus VR Headset Revealed at GDC For Everyone

Sony Project Morpheus VR Headset

Sony’s Project Morpheus has been revealed at GDC after months of rumors and speculations surrounding Sony’s answer to the Oculus Rift. Project Morpheus for the PlayStation 4 has long been anticipated, as we covered last month. What we were lacking in details has now been brought to light during a panel at GDC entitled, “Driving… Read more »