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Month: February, 2014

Being More Than A Shooter: Far Cry Series

There is something special about a gaming series that can continue to be successful over time. Of course, there are mega-series like Call of Duty which have released an abundance of games, and continue to do so every year. For the best Call of Duty games all time, you should check this out. But…

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Pokemon Travel Guide: Top 10 Cities in the Pokeverse

With the release of Pokemon X and Y everyone was excited to start a new adventure in the Pokemon Universe. What makes each adventure so exciting is the towns and cities you’ll see along the way. Gen 6 has tons of amazing and diverse cities to explore, but that’s nothing new to the series. Pok…

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Skara: The Blade Remains Provides 16-Player Melee

Skara: The Blade Remains is looking to change traditional 16-player combat and make it a little more … personal. Rather than any guns, Skara is all about melee combat, and includes different races and different fighting styles. The developers have many ambitions for this title, as players…

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Persona 5 Coming In 2015

Heads up Persona fans. Because there are a lot of things coming your way.
First off is Persona 5. Atlus announced today that the game will be launching in North America in 2015 for the PlayStation 3. They haven’t given us much else about it. Not much except a very vauge teaser…

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Trials Fusion Will Be Released On April 16

Ubisoft has announced that Trials Fusion will be released on April 16 for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, and PC. The digital version of the game will cost $19.99, while the physical version including the season pass will be available for new-generation consoles for $39.99.
The season…

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Outlast DLC Coming To PS4 and PC

Red Barrel, the developers of Outlast, have announced the release of the first DLC this April for the first person horror game. This DLC, named Whistleblower, will stretch the past campaign, and show the final chapter in Mount Massive Asylum’s story. According to Red Barrel, Whistleblower &#…

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Assassin’s Creed 5 Won’t Be Set In Japan

Many fans were hoping that the next Assassin’s Creed game would take place in Feudal Japan. According to Ubisoft Toronto executive Jade Raymond, that won’t be happening.
In an interview with Adweek, Raymond put the rumor to rest and also hinted that the next game will feature her …

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Price Drop For Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes On PS4 and Xbox One

Konami has announced that the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will be getting a price drop. Both versions will now be $29.99 for the physical and digital copies of the game.
Previously, the new-gen versions were $39.99. Both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360…

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EndWar Online: Pre-Beta Test Starts Thursday

A new trailer has been released for Ubisoft’s EndWar Online that informs us of a pre-beta test starting this Thursday and going through the weekend. As of now, players can still enlist for the pre-test at the official website. The new trailer focuses a little more on the cinematic side of t…

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Nothing To Hide Is A Copyright Protest

Stealth games are always pretty popular among gamers, but what about anti-stealth games?
Well that’s just what Nothing To Hide is.

Nothing To Hide follows Poppy, a girl who suffers from anxiety and is tired of the life she lives with her father and the government’s constant…

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