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‘Halo 4’ Crimson Map Pack Adds Three New Maps, New Mode

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A new map pack for Halo 4 is set to release on Xbox Live starting December 10, Microsoft announced on Thursday. As usual, the map pack will run you 800 Microsoft Points. Included in the War Games season pass, the Crimson map pack is the first of three map packs for Halo 4. Crimson adds… Read more »

‘Black Ops 2’ Bests ‘Halo 4’ In Latest Xbox Live Charts

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The Call of Duty franchise hasn’t had much trouble maintaining its top spot on the Xbox Live usage charts over the past several years, and it looks like that isn’t changing anytime soon. On Wednesday, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson released the latest Xbox Live usage charts, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is resting… Read more »

‘Dragon Age III’ Coming To Next-Gen Consoles?

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While we’re still waiting for more official Dragon Age III news, internet sleuth Superannuation spotted a LinkedIn profile that appears to point towards the game releasing on consoles of the next-gen variety. Back in September, BioWare confirmed that development on Dragon Age III is well under way. The company didn’t divulge very many details beyond… Read more »

Nintendo Wii U Goes Profitable After Just One Game Sale

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The Nintendo Wii U turns a profit after just one game title is sold to compliment the system, quite the feat in an industry where gaming console sales can cause losses for years to come. To put Nintendo’s sales strategy into perspective, it took four years for the Sony PlayStation 3 to churn out a… Read more »

Wii U Receives Amazon Instant And YouTube Video Support

Nintendo Wii U Gets Video Partners

The Nintendo Wii U sold through a record number of pre-order units, and the system continues to remain a hot ticket item. With sales increasing for the Wii U, Nintendo on Thursday announced the release of Google YouTube and Amazon Instant Play Apps for the popular gaming console. The new Google YouTube app doesn’t allow… Read more »

Wii U’s First Owner Waited Outside Nintendo Store For 26 Days

Wii U's First Owner Is Nintendo Superfan Called Triforce

So, did you grab your Wii U Sunday? Have to wait long? However long it was, I bet your wait had nothing on that of Isaiah “Triforce” Johnson. Triforce, as he prefers to be called, began lining up for his Wii U outside Manhattan’s Nintendo World Store on October 22, a full 26 days before… Read more »

Wii U Launch: Prepare Yourself For Lengthy Firmware Update

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Nintendo fanatics who picked up a Wii U console today should prepare themselves for a large and lengthy firmware update, according to the Examiner. The update that awaits prospective gamers when they connect their Wii U to the internet is quite large. At a whopping five gigabytes, the update could take a while depending on… Read more »

Wii U Launch: Players Will Have 24 Games To Choose From

Nintedo president promises Wii U software updates

Nintendo’s Wii U launch will include 24 games, according to Mashable. Among the titles available to gamers on Sunday are Assassin’s Creed III, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition, and the highly anticipated New Super Mario Bros. U. Although Nintendo is releasing a number of games developed in-house, many of the bigger launch titles… Read more »

‘Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition’ Gets New Launch Trailer

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition is slated to arrive on retail shelves tomorrow (November 18), according to Cinema Blend. In an effort to get people excited about the forthcoming brawler, a new launch trailer has been released. For those who aren’t fond of arcade fighters, Tekken Tag Tournament was the fourth installment of… Read more »

Jailed ‘ArmA 3’ Developers Denied Appeal, To Face Trial

Screenshot of ArmA 3, from developer Bohemia Interactive

Two ArmA 3 developers who were arrested in September and charged with espionage have been denied of an appeal to their charges and refused bail, a report from Eurogamer states. Citing a report from Czech news site Rozhlas, the report claims that Ivan Buchta and Martin Pezlar, two developers from Bohemia Interactive who were visiting… Read more »

‘Borderlands 2’ Getting Second Story DLC Next Week

Borderlands 2 getting second story DLC next week

Not long after Gearbox Software released the first expansion for Borderlands 2, titled Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty, the developer is already prepping to release yet another story DLC. On Friday, Gearbox confirmed that Borderlands 2‘s second DLC, titled Mr. Torgue’s Campaign Of Carnage, will be releasing on PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360… Read more »