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New Video Game Releases For The Week Of November 9, 2014

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Hold onto your wallets, as the sheer amount of AAA games in this week’s new video game releases will probably set you back well over $300 depending if you order collector’s editions or not. Assassin’s Creed Unity, Assassin’s Creed Rogue, Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, and HALO: The Master Chief Collection are just four of… Read more »

BlizzCon ‘Warcraft’ Film Panel Reveals Cast And First Posters

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BlizzCon, the fan convention for the World of Warcraft video game by Blizzard Entertainment Inc., kicked off Friday. News about the Warcraft film has been slow coming. The cast and characters were finally announced at a BlizzCon panel on Friday, building hype for the film that had been announced as early as 2006. According to… Read more »

‘Destiny’ Bungie Executive Swatted In The Middle Of The Night

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The list of gamers, journalists, and developers who have been the recipients of “swatting” added another name as an executive with Bungie, the developer behind Destiny and Halo, was swatted during the 4 a.m. hour of Thursday morning. According to a report from local KOMO News, neighbor Janette Gould was awoken by the sounds of… Read more »

‘Minecraft’ Officially Owned By Microsoft, Notch Has Left The Building

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Microsoft’s $2.5 billion deal to acquire Minecraft was finally completed Thursday. Xbox head Phil Spencer made the announcement on Twitter while Markus “Notch” Persson, the game’s creator, found it awkward to say goodbye. Rumors of Microsoft’s purchase of Mojang first cropped up in September, followed by an official announcement mid-month. That was only the first… Read more »

Activision Reports ‘Destiny’ Has Over 9.5 Million Guardians

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Activision held its third quarter earnings call today, in which it was revealed that Destiny has over 9.5 million registered users across the 4 platforms. While this is not a definitive number, it does give the impression that 9.5 million is close to the number of units sold through to consumers. There’s a relationship to… Read more »

Nintendo Amiibo Final Design Revealed

Nintendo Amiibo Final Design

Nintendo has been hard at work finalizing the designs for their upcoming physical toy line, Amiibo. The gaming press was given hands on time with the new plastic figures for the first time since their unveiling at E3 earlier this year. Amiibo is Nintendo’s next effort to increase their visibility on shelves coming into the… Read more »

‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ PS4 Pre-Load Issues Solution From Sony

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Gamers who purchased digital copies of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for the PlayStation 4 may have found themselves experiencing issues trying to pre-load the game. The issue has been confirmed by Sony, and the company has released a troubleshooting guide on their support page. “If you pre-loaded CoD: AW and you’re experiencing issues with… Read more »