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The Nintendo Rebound

Love it or hate it, Nintendo sure has had an interesting year. Whether you are playing Pokémon, eagerly anticipating the Nintendo Switch, or just hoping to relive the nostalgia days with the NES Classic Edition, the company has a str...   read

 
 
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Review: Zen Pinball 2: Bethesda Pinball

I was in a game store when I came across a box of Bethesda blind-bag toys the other day. I don't know why, but they kind of captivated me for a little while. Seeing plastic miniatures of Dog Meat and the Lone Survivor mixing with the DoomGu...   read

 
 
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Christmas deals: return of PlayStation 4 system discount plus giant PC game sales

Christmas is nearing and the deals are bountiful. Starting next week PlayStation 4 will receive its $50 price slash again at participating retailer and GameStop has jumped the gun once again, offering a today-only PS4 console deal worth $11...   read

 
 
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Tekken 7 adds the cute Kuma and Panda to the roster

With how seriously Tekken 7 is taking itself with its story, I was worried there wouldn't be room for the series' trademark goofiness. Luckily, we can put those fears to bed as Kuma and Panda will be joining the roster when the se...   read

 
 
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Adult Swim-backed run and gun Rise & Shine looks slick

Rise and shine: it's not just something I put off doing each and every morning. It's also a video game -- an eye-catching run-and-gun published by Adult Swim Games, in fact -- that's coming to PC and Xbox One on January 13, 2016. "Rise" is...   read

 
 
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Spectacular Minecraft build emulates the Atari 2600

We've shown you some impressive Minecraft projects before, but this one takes things to a whole new level. Minecraft has been great for people who want to look backwards at the history of video games. It's easy...   read

 
 
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The Resident Evil 7 demo is now on Xbox One

Even if you aren't all that keen on what you've seen of Resident Evil 7, Capcom's Beginning Hour demo is worth experiencing. It's been locked down on PlayStation 4, but as of today, it's now also available on Xbox One (and will soon be rele...   read

 
 
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Prepare for pain, Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ gets a release date and trailer

I've been looking for an excuse to get back into the Binding of Isaac and it seems like that chance will soon be here. An update on the Binding of Isaac blog confirms that the next expansion, Afterbirth+, will be released on Steam on Januar...   read

 
 
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Nintendo demos at Best Buy this weekend

Nintendo didn't have many new games this holiday season, but the company is doing what it can with what it's got. This Sunday, shoppers at Best Buy stores will have the opportunity to try out some demos for two of the major games Nintendo s...   read

 
 
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Majesco no longer makes games

After 20 years publishing video games, Majesco has officially bowed out of the industry. It's not disappearing entirely, though; it's just operating with an entirely new purpose. As reported by Polygon, Majesco has merged with PolarityTE --...   read

 
 


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PC game flash sale brings $9 Mass Effect Trilogy and more goodies

Someone needs to send Green Man Gaming the memo that a Flash Sale is suppose to convey the message a sale is short and not long-lasting. I guess "Ongoing Sale" doesn't have the same punch. Anyway, GMG has extended last week's "Flash Sales" ...   read

 
 
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Japanese indie games convention BitSummit still growing, set for 2017

When thinking about Japanese video game conventions, there's a certain monstrosity of a show that everyone defaults to. Tokyo Game Show is the one that everyone knows, but there's another that keeps steadily growing and making a name for it...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty physical sales are down from last year

According to a report from CNBC, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare sold fewer physical copies than its predecessor, Black Ops III. This news comes as little surprise, considering the tepid critical and fan reaction to Infinite Warfar...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft executives fined a combined $1.2 million for insider trading :(((

When news broke last month that five Ubisoft executives were accused of insider trading by a French stock market regulation committee, things didn't look bright for those men. They offloaded some of their shares of Ubisoft in the weeks befo...   read

 
 
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XSEED's retail edition of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero looks nice

Following up on that digital release date news for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, publisher XSEED has finalized the game's physical launch on PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and Wii U in North America. The Kickstarted platformer will cost $30 at retail ...   read

 
 
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Sora is coming to World of Final Fantasy as DLC

World of Final Fantasy is still trucking along enough for Square Enix to support it a few months down the line, and that includes their previously promised Sora DLC. Yep, the Kingdom Hearts star will be making it in as a "Champion...   read

 
 
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World-molding adventure Astroneer hits PC and Xbox One next week

A year ago, I was telling you about the cooperative sci-fi game Astroneer and its world-exploring, terrain-deforming ways. Next week, it'll be playable at last. The game will debut on PC in Steam Early Access and Xbox One in Game Preview f...   read

 
 
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Five years later, do you still want Mega Man Legends 3?

Back in July of 2011, Capcom officially came out and said Mega Man Legends 3 was canceled. Fans rallied. People who hate the series said good riddance. It was a weird time, but since then I've seen so much love come out of that community th...   read

 
 
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Conan and Terry Crews play Battlefield 1 and pet bunnies on Clueless Gamer

I don't make it a habit to see every single one of Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer segments -- some of them come across as too forced -- but with actor Terry Crews guesting on this Battlefield 1 segment, I had to watch. Had to! Crews is jus...   read

 
 
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Capcom hopes its return to horror with Resident Evil 7 will sell four million launch copies

So Square Enix is halfway there with its five million Final Fantasy XV sales worldwide (it wants 10 million), but Capcom is going for a much smaller (but still relatively AAA) target of four million with Resident Evil 7. Yep, come Janu...   read

 
 
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Wild Guns Reloaded confirmed for US and Europe, is getting physical

Wild Guns Reloaded is coming to Japan in the next few days, but the west is getting it too! Natsume has confirmed to Destructoid that Reloaded is arriving on the PS4 on December 20 in both North America and Europe, digitally and physic...   read

 
 
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Surprise, Pewdiepie's channel deletion threat was a troll

Well, he technically deleted a channel, I guess. So that obvious publicity stunt from top YouTuber Pewdiepie came to a close today, and after reaching 50 million subscribers, he revealed that the entire thing was a joke. In the video b...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Generations comes to Japan, weeks after English version

Remember when the US got Metal Gear Solid 2 over two weeks before Japan? It was a huge thing back then, but it happens more often than you'd think even today. The first six episodes of Pokemon Generations, the new miniseries, are now availa...   read

 
 
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Pre-owned Playstation 3 also on sale for $89 at GameStop

It looks like pre-owned and last-gen consoles are on the menu this week at GameStop. In clearing out their warehouse, GameStop has PlayStation 3 Super Slim 500GB console on sale for only $89.99. Currently we're spotting units in black, red,...   read

 
 
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Gravity Rush 2 gets Christmas livestream, anime trailer

Christmas came early this year! Well, not really, because if it weren't for the delay Gravity Rush 2 would be in my hands right now, but this is close enough.  Sony seems to be thankfully ramping up their efforts to promote t...   read

 
 
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