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    9 Offbeat Pokemon Games We Love

    Would we be good just playing the main series Pokémon games from Red and Blue all the way down to Sun and Moon and whatever’s in store for the Switch? Sure! Grueling breeding and training programs to mechanistically produce perfect fighting machines never gets old. But, the Pokémon series has always had a fun, wacky […]

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    10 of the Most Memorable Video Game Movies of All Time

    A lot of people like to recap the best or the worst of something, but when it comes to video game movies, that’s no fun. Did you remember Dwayne Johnson was in a Doom movie? Maybe you did, but I forgot! Did you remember that a Hitman movie exists, at all? Did you forget Street Fighter: The Legend […]

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    The Xbox Team is Starting Up Their Own News Show

    Everyone’s jonesing for that original content these days! It’s almost all Netflix does anymore, Amazon and Hulu are building up their libraries, and even Facebook is — well, they’re trying, anyway. So, maybe we shouldn’t be surprised that the next quasi-player is the Xbox team. This week, Microsoft announced Inside Xbox, a streaming show about upcoming […]

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    The Nintendo Switch is the Fastest Selling Console Ever in the U.S. – Here’s What It Needs to Beat to Become the All-Time Champ

    Remember when Nintendo was dead in the water? The dark ages of the Wii U seem like ancient history now that we’re in the Switch Renaissance! The Switch has already notched 10 million sales worldwide, putting it on pace to blow by the 13.5 million Wii U units they sold all-time. This week, the Switch […]

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    Why the Nintendo Switch Was a Gift to Gaming This Year

    Any anxiety about Nintendo being able to stay independent in the world of video games is gone. Since launching in March, the Nintendo Switch has sold at least 10 million units — and that number is from mid-December, before the full holiday shopping numbers have been added. The Switch’s predecessor, the Wii U, only sold 13.5 […]

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    Our 4 Favorite Video Games of 2017

    We want to celebrate the year that was in video games, and there’s going to be a theme to it this year! In 2017, we clearly saw something that’s been a problem in games for a long time — iterative franchises that bring very little new or innovative to the table with every passing year, unless […]

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    Bloxels Helps Kids Build Their Own Video Games

    Ever play a video game and think of all the ways you could make it better, or just completely different? Well now you can. Bloxels, in a partnership with Mattel, has launched a new hands-on technology that enables kids (but you know adults will want in on to) to build, design, play and share their very […]

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    The Minecraft Xbox One S Bundle Is Now Available

    It’s a big day for Minecraft fans. That is because Microsoft has released the Xbox One S Minecraft Favorites Bundle (500GB). This special edition includes the most compact Xbox yet, the Xbox One S, which is the only video game console this holiday that features a built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player and HDR support for […]

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    Nintendo is Planning on Making Anime Films

    It’s a very good day for Nintendo fans. Nintendo Co Ltd is in talks with several global production companies about expanding its video content business, into movie production, said Tatsumi Kimishima, president of the Japanese videogame maker. He said this was part of a strategical move to expand the brand’s character business and global gaming population. This […]

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    10 Toys Getting Us Pumped for Halo 5: Guardians

    Halo 5: Guardians is just one month away, but this is the fifth one — you’re on the Halo bandwagon or you’re not at this point. So, if you’ve got your preorder squared away and your week-long excuse for missing work perfected, it’s time to move on to the next step — the merch. Halo […]

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    Atari Arcade for iPad Review

    By now you may have seen ThinkGeek’s iCade, the cabinet that transforms your iPad into a legitimate arcade. Well, Discovery Bay Games has just produced a new take on the “iPad Arcade”. The Atari Arcade for iPad 1 and iPad 2 is not an entire cabinet, but rather a more practical and affordable arcade board […]

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    Tetris Themed Lottery Tickets Land in New Jersey

    As if we needed another excuse to gamble, Tetris themed lottery tickets have just arrived in New Jersey. The new $3 Tetris Tripler game offers players 15 chances to win up to $30,000 on the spot. A ticket also offers customers the opportunity to enroll in 10 second chance drawings by logging on-to the New […]

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    iRok2 Online Music Game is Like Rock Band, But Free

    Guitar Hero may be dead, but our love for music games hasn’t perished just yet. So for those of you looking for a fun and FREE alternative to Rock Band and Guitar Hero, iRok2 is a great choice. This free online music game even manages to one-up its predecessors by offering a massive catalogue of […]

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    First Look at LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 for XBOX 360

    Upon entering the LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 video game launch party, I was promptly stopped at the front door to be sorted by the infamous Harry Potter sorting hat. Once the hat sorted me into Ravenclaw (hey, at least it wasn’t Hufflepuff!) I entered the party to see wizards walking around in full length […]