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    Hyrule Warriors Hits the 3DS With a Female Version of Link

    When it comes to canon, Hyrule Warriors gets a big ol’ asterisk in the Zelda universe because it wasn’t solely developed by Nintendo — in a way, it’s more a part of co-developer Koei Tecmo’s Dynasty Warriors series than The Legend of Zelda. That’s not to say it’s a bad game — Dynasty Warriors games […]

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    Rise of the Tomb Raider Review

    Rise of the Tomb Raider is the sequel to 2013’s Tomb Raider by Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics. Our beautiful heroine Lara Croft is back and better than ever, and the game has a different focus from the first game in the reboot, with more of a focus on solving puzzles instead of firefights. The […]

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    Skylanders SuperChargers Comes to iPad and Apple TV

    When Apple announced their new Apple TV in September, we were a little underwhelmed — something that had been hyped as a potential console competitor ended up being better suited to mobile and casual games, thanks to the hardware and Apple’s file size limits on Apple TV apps. The good news is that talking about […]

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    Halo 5: Guardians Review

    Nathan Fillion!!! I will admit that I have not played a Halo game since Halo 3, and even then I played strictly multiplayer so I was surprised to see Nathan Fillion in the game as a Spartan. Turns out, that’s not the only thing that’s changed in the Halo universe, for better or worse. Halo 5 […]

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    30 Essential Games to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of NES

    If there’s a video game analogue to the Beatles appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show, it’s what happened 30 years ago on October 18 — the arrival of the Nintendo Entertainment System on store shelves in the United States. After debuting in Japan as the Famicom in 1983, Nintendo set about reviving the United States […]

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    Man Sets Minecraft Marathon Record at 35 Hours

    Joe Kelly’s shirt reads ‘Eat, Sleep, Mine’ — last weekend, he only got around to two of those. Kelly blew away the old Minecraft marathon session record of 24 hours, 10 minutes with a 35 hour, 35 minute, 35 second effort put on for cancer research and the love of punching pixelated blocks. The well-mustached […]

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    Frozen Free Fall Comes to the Big Screen

    A company the size of Disney is allowed to take chances. And so this week they’re releasing Frozen Free Fall, a game that’s already had millions of downloads on mobile phones. This new release takes place on big screens. Big gaming screens, that is. Disney is betting that women, who make up the majority of […]

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    New Xbox One Elite Bundle is 20% Faster

    Just a couple months after introducing their first 1 TB Xbox One bundle, Microsoft is already launching a new, higher-priced bundle focused on performance for the burgeoning professional gamer scene — or anyone who’s just sick of waiting so long for their games to load. The Xbox One Elite Bundle will bring a speed boost […]

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    The Xbox One Now Has an External Hard Drive

    External hard drives are great for backing up data stored on your PC, giving you a little extra storage space, all that good stuff. But, with cloud storage becoming cheaper and more accessible, you might not need those externals as much. There’s still one kind of device that needs an external hard drive, though, and […]

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    Do You Think You’re Sexy? You Might Just Like Violent Video Games

    That’s the main thrust behind a study out of the University of New South Wales, Australia, in which researchers found a correlation between self-reported values of violent video game play and self-reported feelings of attractiveness as a mate. Put simply, women who report playing more violent video games tend to think they’re pretty hot. The […]

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    LEGO Dimensions Trailer is a Must for Whovians

    In June, we learned that LEGO Dimensions would include, among others, Doctor Who sets. LEGO finally dropped the Doctor Who trailer for Dimensions ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, and it looks like we’re going to be having a lot of fun with a lot of Doctors when the game hits in September. As with everyone […]

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    The 13 Hottest Games of E3 2015

    In the interest of honesty, yeah, we got hyped a lot more than 13 times at E3 this year. E3 2015 was one of the best shows in a long time, and officially puts the dark days of the mid ’00s beyond the reach of the rearview mirror. There were some whiffs, but we haven’t […]

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    The New Mirror’s Edge Game Will Be Called Catalyst

    E3 is just one week away, and that means it’s high time for Twitter hype generation. EA developer DICE is getting us started with a tease of what figures to be an extensive look at the first Mirror’s Edge game since the original dropped in 2008 — Catalyst. The information comes by way of a […]

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    Minecraft Adds Its First Default Female Character, Alex

    Minecraft isn’t just Steve’s world anymore. Yesterday, Mojang announced that they’ll be bringing a new female skin named Alex to console versions of the game. This is far from a debut for Alex or female characters in Minecraft, though. She’s been hanging around the PC version of the game since last year, and female skins […]

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    Guitar Hero Returns, and You’ll Play Crowds Live

    The plastic instrument wars are back on—Activision is bringing back Guitar Hero to take on the new Rock Band, and both are to become available sometime before the end of this year. Time, once again, to pick a side. From the looks of it, picking a side won’t be too tough—Guitar Hero Live is very different from the […]

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    Play Super Mario 64 in Your Web Browser

    It’s not the full game (or even a full level), but hey, if you’re looking for a high definition Super Mario 64 experience, it’s the best we’ve got so far. Roystan Ross, a Unity developer, has recreated the first world in Super Mario 64, Bob-Omb Battlefield, in glorious high definition, and you can play it […]