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Nintendo Pay Cuts Ahead for President, Board and Mario Creator

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The Wii U has been a financial ball and chain leading to Nintendo pay cuts for its top brass. On Wednesday, the President of Nintendo announced that he would take a self inflicted 50% pay cut after a disastrous earnings report for Q4. As The Inquisitr reported earlier, Nintendo slashed their 4th quarter earnings over… Read more »

NES Auction Reaches $90k for Rare World Championship Cart

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For video game collectors with deep pockets, one NES auction has reached $90k for the highly coveted World Championship cartridge. The Nintendo World Championship game, according to RacketBoy, is considered to be the “holy grail of console game collecting.” Manufactured specifically for the US based Nintendo Entertainment System tournament in 1990, only 90 of the… Read more »

The Last of Us: Left Behind Trailer Shows new Gameplay.

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The Last of Us: Left Behind received a new trailer today as well as details on new game play. A developer and actor interview was revealed in addition to the opening cinematic of the game on the PlayStation Blog. Left Behind is the first major story downloadable content for The Last of Us, the story… Read more »

Is Nintendo Fusion the Wii U Successor?

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Rumors are flying around the internet that Nintendo is already hard at work on their next console and it is called the Nintendo Fusion. Two products are specifically mentioned: Fusion DS and Fusion Terminal. Nintendo News received an anonymous tip from a reputable source involving the next generation hardware from Nintendo which will encompass both… Read more »

Grand Theft Auto V PC Version Spotted on Amazon

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If listings on Amazon France are to be believed, a Grand Theft Auto V PC release is not too far away. Posted earlier today, Amazon France posted a page for GTA V available for pre-order on the Windows PC platform. Grand Theft Auto has always had a PC port for every core game in the… Read more »

The State of Black Video Game Characters

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What would Martin Luther King think of the state of black video game characters if he was alive today? Sadly, Dr. King was killed in 1968, well before the advent of the modern video game and we will never know what he would have thought. Based on what he preached, we can look at three… Read more »

Assassin’s Creed 5 Location: AC5 Set In Feudal Japan Or Ancient Egypt?

Assassin's Creed 5 Location Set In Feudal Japan Or Ancient Egypt?

The Assassin’s Creed 5 location could be in feudal Japan or ancient Egypt according to the latest rumors. In a related report from The Inquisitr, could Assassin’s Creed 5 use a new object detection algorithm to enhance the stealth game? Not much is known about the new Assassin’s Creed 5 location although some rumors claim… Read more »

Assassin’s Creed 5 Could Use BYU Object Recognition Algorithm?

Assassin’s Creed 5 Could Use BYU Object Recognition Algorithm?

Could a stealth video game like Assassin’s Creed 5 use the new BYU object recognition algorithm? In a related report from The Inquisitr, the Assassin’s Creed 5 release date is apparently being set for 2014. Not much is known about the sequel except that Ubisoft creative director Jean Guesdon teased the next location could be… Read more »

Umoove iPhone App Game Uses Eyes And Facial Recognition To Play

Umoove iPhone App Game Uses Eyes And Facial Recognition To Play

The Umoove iPhone app is a new type of game that uses your eyes and facial recognition in order to play… no other buttons necessary! As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Umoove is a company out of Israel developing their technology for multiple implementations. Founded in 2010, their facial recognition technology has progressed to the… Read more »

Titanfall Early Release Signups Available

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Titanfall early release signups are now available for anyone with an Xbox One and EA Origin account. Titanfall is the forthcoming game from developer Respawn Entertainment and publisher Electronic Arts for the Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. It is also arguably the most hyped game for the new generation of consoles. US Gamer first… Read more »

New RBI Baseball Game Returning in Time for Spring Training

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The classic RBI Baseball game series is making an appearance again after almost 20 years absent from video game consoles, with the last release being in 1995, titled RBI ’95. Major League Baseball Advanced Media today announced that RBI Baseball 14 will make its debut in the spring. MLBAM is a limited partnership of the… Read more »

‘SimCity’ Offline Mode Is On Its Way At Last

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SimCity offline mode is finally on its way after about a year. Electronic Arts stated a while back that the game would need to be online to function, and this caused a great deal of unrest among gamers. Coupled with server problems and a general lack of tact in customer service, EA saw its approval… Read more »

PS Now Cloud Gaming: The Pros And Cons

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[Update: 1/8/14] Sony is rolling out the beta test in late January and releasing it worldwide this Summer. The PS Now cloud has been the subject of debate since its announcement yesterday at CES 2014. It was said to finally allow something that Microsoft frowned upon in the early days of the next gen console… Read more »

PlayStation Now makes PlayStation 4 Backwards Compatible Via Gaikai

PlayStation Backwards Compatible

Sony announced during its CES keynote the PlayStation Now service which makes the PlayStation 4 backwards compatible. In addition to the PlayStation 4, the PS Vita, PlayStation3, Sony televisions, tablets and smartphones will be able to access the back catalog of Sony video games through the new service. Based on a similar principal to Netflix,… Read more »