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Month: January, 2014

Sherlock Holmes Game Coming to PS3 & PS4

When I say ‘Sherlock’ what do you think? No seriously because right now there are so many popular adaptations of Sherlock Holmes, that everybody has a favourite.
Do you prefer Robert Downey Jr for the Sherlock Holmes movies? Or Jonny Lee Miller from Elementary? Or good old Benedict…

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Rust Taking on Cheaters

Awhile back, we told you how Rust had overtaken DayZ in overall sales in Steam. Well, that trend has continued, with Rust still placing above Steam over the last week and a half. Facepunch, the creators of Rust and Garry’s Mod, has said how “the amount of people playing has kind of …

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – Beaten & Bruised Reviews

Platinum Games rescued Metal Gear Rising: Revengenace from the depths of cancelled game purgatory and in doing so have not only seamlessly taken the Metal Gear universe into entirely new territory, but have also added another great action title to their very impressive resume…

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Layoffs At EA and a New Focus

With the recent announcement of a third quarter net loss by EA, the cuts are beginning. Some of the first teams to go are from EA Salt Lake; that studio was responsible for some expansions to The Sims series. EA has chosen to layoff some employees at that studio because they plan to refocus on…

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Mario Kart 8 Will Be Released In May

Nintendo has announced that Mario Kart 8 will be released sometime in May. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata announced the news during Nintendo’s financial results meeting.
Mario Kart 8 was initially confirmed in a Nintendo Direct presentation back in January, 2013. They later unveiled the game at…

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North American PlayStation Plus Games For February

Sony have revealed the coming PlayStation Plus games for February for North American PlayStation Plus members. There will be a total of 6 games available for you to download for free.
For PlayStation 4, you’ll be able to download Outlast. A first-person survival horror game set in an…

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Why You Should Play The Last of Us

At the end of 2013 the company responsible for Playstation hits such as Jak and Daxter as well as the Uncharted series, known as none other than Naughty Dog, brought us the most revolutionary PS3 exclusive of the system’s lifetime: The Last of Us. It presented an emotional yet gritty story, p…

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Google Glass Gaming

With all the talk of VR systems lately, it has resulted in some other futuristic hardware being put on the back-burner. Well, Google wanted to make sure that didn’t happen any longer, as they have showcased a few mini games for Google Glass to demonstrate its gaming potential. These games …

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Killzone: Shadow Fall Sells 2.1 Million Copies On PlayStation 4

Sony announced on Twitter that 2.1 million copies of Killzone: Shadow Fall has been sold. Killzone: Shadow Fall released on November 15 in North America and was a launch title for the PlayStation 4.
For being a console exclusive, selling 2.1 million copies is definitely impressive. The game…

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Sony Reveals Flash Sale For PS4, PS3 and PS Vita

Sony recently revealed a flash sale for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita games. The sale will cut up to 50% off the normal price of some big games and will end at 6:00pm PT on Friday, January 31st. You can check out the full list of games down below.

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (PS3) – Now…

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