Friday, January 30, 2015

Sega Restructuring; Moving Focus to PC and Mobile Games

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SEGA is downsizing it's American branch and moving the branch from it's current location in San Francisco to Southern California, according to the president and COO of SEGA of America John Cheng.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Sony Teams with Spotify for PlayStation Music

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Sony is closing down it's Music Unlimited service in exchange for a brand new program: PlayStation Music. But Sony won't be doing it alone, as the company announced today that Sony will partner with Spotify to create the online music program.

Februrary's Games With Gold Includes Hashtags and Snipers!

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The Xbox Games with Gold free games for February have been announced, and it looks like players will be getting a wide variety of games, including two excellent indie hits. 

The Last of Us Movie to Have Major Changes From Game

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The Last of Us movie is in full swing, according to game and movie writer Neil Drukmann. Despite working on Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Drukmann is currently working on the script for the movie, and says there are big changes in store.

PS Vita is Losing Some Apps

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It looks like the PS Vita is losing some of it's location feature apps, as well as YouTube support. 

Nintendo Shows Off Splatoon Equipment

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Nintendo has released some new screens to the third-person shooter Splatoon, with details explaining just how the customizable equipment will work in the game. 

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Ken Levine Talks About New Game on Twitter

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With the new direction that Irrational Games (which will be getting a new name) is taking, founder Ken Levine has been very outspoken about trying to be as open as possible while the new game is being created. As such, Levine has taken to Twitter today to answer as many questions as possible about the new title. Here are some things I learned today:

Capcom Announces Next Dragon's Dogma Game

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Capcom's fantasy franchise Dragon's Dogma is getting a new iteration. Releasing on PS4, PS3 and PC, Dragon's Dogma Online will be a free-to-play title.

Xbox One Preview Members Get Controller Update

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As of yesterday, members of the Xbox Preview Program are now able to update their controllers to the latest firmware update, which adds several new improvements.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Microsoft Bringing Xbox to PC with Windows 10 and The Xbox App

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Today Microsoft announced it's plan to bring PC and Xbox closer together with it's newest operating system and a new Xbox App.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Nintendo Cancelling Club Nintendo For New Program

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Nintendo has officially announced that the player appreciation program Club Nintendo will be discontinued. 

Friday, January 16, 2015

December Marks Wii U's Highest Sales Month Ever

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Super Smash Bros. and great pricing seems to have brought the Wii U sales up in North America, as Nintendo announced that December 2014 was the highest sales month ever for the console.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

eSport Games on the Rise as Developers Push to Make More of Them

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This year's Game Developers Conference Survey has been released, and it has revealed a large leap in developers looking at creating games that can be considered for eSports.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

New 3DS Gets a Release Date

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During the Nintendo Direct this morning, president of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils Aime announced the release date of the New Nintendo 3DS in America.

Splatoon Will Feature Social Hub For Between Game Modes

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Today during the Nintendo Direct, the company announced a new feature to 3rd Person Shooter Splatoon: a social hub.

Wii Titles Will Be Downloadable on Wii U

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Speaking at today's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has confirmed that Wii games will start arriving on Wii U.

Paperwork Keeps PS4 and Vita From Launching in China

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Weeks back, just before the launch date, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita were postponed until further notice. The reason for this delay has remained a mystery, until today.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Is the New 3DS Launching Next Month?

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It looks like the newest iteration of Nintendo's handheld will be launching in the US much sooner than originally believed.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

My Games of 2014

The year is coming to a close, which means it is time for Game of the Year voting. Rather than creating mine own poll here, I'd rather talk about the different games I've played this year that have risen above the rest and really stuck with me. This year has been a great year for games, despite all the problems this past holiday season brought on, so let's take a look at the cream of the crop for 2014:

Zombie Studios Closes It's Doors For Good Reason

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Zombie Studios, known recently for free-to-play shooter Blacklight: Retribution and horror game Daylight, is closing it's doors.

FCC Takes on Net Neutrality Next Month

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Net Neutrality discussions saw a lot of air time in 2014, and next month the Federal Communications Commission will finally vote on a new set of rules next month.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

EA Going to Court With Ex-NFL Stars Over Madden Appearances

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After years of waiting, the suit against Electronic Arts filed by ex-NFL players has finally been given the go ahead to continue, despite EA trying to get it thrown out.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Sony Announces Subscription Pricing for PS Now

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Sony has decided to start off the new year with some new information about PlayStation Now.