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Month: March, 2014

North American PlayStation Plus Games For April

Sony has revealed the coming PlayStation Plus games for April 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 Mercenary Kings, a side-scrolling shoot ‘em up. Fight agai…

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Alien: Isolation Release Date Announced

Sega has announced that Alien: Isolation will be released on October 7 worldwide for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.
Alien: Isolation is a first-person survival-horror game being developed by The Creative Assembly. The game will be set in 2137, 15 years after the e…

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Trademarked By Square Enix

Square Enix recently filed a trademark for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. First seen on NeoGAF, the trademark was registered in Europe on the OHIM’s database.
Just last year, Eidos Montreal’s David Anfossi hinted that a next-gen Deus Ex game was in development. He announced Deux Ex Universe, whi…

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Dr. Mario Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

Nintendo has announced that Dr.Mario will now be available on the Wii U Virtual Console. Dr. Mario was originally released in 1990 for the Nintendo Entertainment System, and is considered one of the best games on the console. The game released on the 3DS Virtual Console back in 2012 and fans wh…

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Shelter Receiving a Lynx-featured Sequel

Wildlife simulator Shelter is receiving a follow-up title, but this time instead of being a badger searching for her litter, players will be a lynx progressing through the wilderness protecting her young.
The PC sequel is set to be available on Steam, GOG, and some other digital platforms this…

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Origin Going All Digital On April 4th

If you’re one of the few people who would buy physical copies of games for EA’s Origin, well then I’m afraid I have some bad news for you.
EA has noticed that about 99% of Origin’s users download a copy of their games, rather than buying a physical copy. So as of April…

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Justin Richmond Leaves Naughty Dog For Riot

Uncharted is a very popular game series right now, and everyone is really excited for the new Uncharted that was announced at the PS4 launch event.  With the departure of the writer Amy Hennig earlier this month, though, some people were concerned.
Now Justin Richmond, the director of Uncharted 4…

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Shadowrun Online Coming to Early Access March 31

Shadowrun Online will be available on Steam Early Access on Monday, March 31st. Something tells me some of you may be wishing this weekend away. The turn-based roleplaying game released Monday will not be the full game, however it will give players a good sense of what the final product will loo…

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New Trailer For Watch Dogs

Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Watch Dogs.
The trailer shows Chicago, and how the game will be populated by a huge variety of different NPCs. Every NPC can be hacked in some way, and each one will be unique. Everything and everyone is connected, you can hack their phones, their music, th…

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Assassin’s Creed: Comet Details Leaked

Earlier this week, Assassin’s Creed: Unity was revealed. It is one of the two rumored Assassin’s Creed games scheduled to come out this year. According to GameBlog, looks like the other game is titled Assassin’s Creed: Comet, and will come out for last-gen, PlayStation 3 and…

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