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Sonic Rolls Back to Video Games!

November 11th, 2014

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif (November 11, 2014) –SEGA of America, Inc., a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal are now available at retailers nationwide. Following the U.S. premiere of Sonic’s first CGI animated TV series Sonic Boom on Cartoon Network and a full merchandising program, these two games are cornerstones of the newly created Sonic Boom universe and expand the Sonic Boom vision for fans. Set in the same world as the Sonic Boom animated TV series, Sonic and team – including new friend Sticks – work together to stop the evil villain- Lyric! Gamers play as multiple characters, each with their own abilities, as they explore, fight and speed through an undiscovered land.
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“LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham” Launches

November 11th, 2014

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Burbank, Calif. – Nov. 11, 2014 – LEGO® Batman™ 3: Beyond Gotham launches in North America today for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems, PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system (also playable on PlayStation TV), Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii U system from Nintendo, Nintendo 3DS hand-held system and Windows PC.

“LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is without a doubt this year’s ultimate Super Hero game for all ages,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games Publishing. “From free-roam gameplay, to flying LEGO big figures and exploring Lantern Worlds with DC Comics’ most amazing characters, the fun and possibilities in LEGO Batman 3 are endless.”
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“The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” Offers Free DLC

November 6th, 2014

CD PROJEKT RED, creators of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the next-generation, open world fantasy RPG hitting stores February 24th, 2015, is excited to unveil their FREE DLC program for the game.

The FREE DLC program for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt consists of 16 entirely free DLCs, that will be available for every gamer owning a copy of Wild Hunt, for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PC, and PlayStation®4, and is applicable to all versions (digital or physical, standard or Collector’s). Read the rest of this entry »

“The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D” Coming 2015

November 6th, 2014

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VANCOUVER, B.C., November 6, 2014 – During a Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo dropped a moon-sized announcement: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, a remake of the beloved Nintendo 64 game, is coming exclusively to Nintendo 3DS in spring 2015. The Nintendo Direct video also revealed new details about amiibo functionality and upcoming games like Splatoon, Xenoblade Chronicles X, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, Code Name S.T.E.A.M. and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. Read the rest of this entry »

“GTA V” Bonuses for Returning Players Detailed

October 28th, 2014

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Direct from the desk of Rockstar Games comes information about what returning GTA V players can expect with the “current gen” consoles (and PC, of course):

To reward loyal GTAV fans for coming back to the newer, more detailed version of Los Santos and Blaine County, we’ve created an array of exclusive items specifically for returning players – with each of these items connected to activities designed for players to experience the game’s massive world in new and exciting ways.

Please see below for some of the new items and activities that will be available for returning players, as well as some additional information about the upcoming versions of Grand Theft Auto V, out November 18, 2014 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and coming to PC on January 27, 2015.

New Events & Rewards
Encounter new events happening all across the world, and complete the challenges they present to unlock exclusive new vehicles like the menacing Imponte Duke O’Death and that veritable GTA classic bird of flight, the Dodo seaplane. Read the rest of this entry »

“WWE 2K15″ Now Available (360, PS3)

October 28th, 2014

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New York, NY – October 28, 2014 – 2K today announced that WWE® 2K15, the latest addition to the flagship WWE video game franchise, is available now in North America for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft. Delivering an authentic WWE gameplay experience, extensive roster and story-driven 2K Showcase, WWE 2K15 for the PS3™ system and Xbox 360 also includes exclusive access to Who Got NXT, a progression-based mode highlighting NXT Superstars as they ascend the ranks in NXT, WWE’s developmental system, and compete to join the active WWE roster. WWE 2K15 will be available internationally on October 31, 2014.
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“Corporate Lockdown” Available for Alien: Isolation

October 28th, 2014

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From the official release:

The first of five add-on packs for Alien: Isolation, ‘Corporate Lockdown’, releases today, offering players three new challenging and terrifying maps for the game’s Survivor Mode. Each challenge pack offers a new perspective on the events on-board Sevastopol Station in the days before the arrival of the Weyland-Yutani team, with a new playable character, a unique set of objectives and a new game mode.

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Alienware’s “Graphics Amplifier” Available Now

October 28th, 2014

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New York, NY, and Toronto, Oct 28, 2014 – Alienware, a leader in high-performance gaming systems is announcing details and availability for the legendary return of the Alienware Area-51 gaming desktop and the portable powerhouse Alienware 13 gaming laptop. Alienware also revealed the innovative Alienware Graphics Amplifier; giving gamers desktop graphics performance at home and high performance mobile gaming with the Alienware 13. A truly no compromises approach to gaming.
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Bayonetta Tries Link Cosplay on Oct.24

October 21st, 2014

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VANCOUVER, B.C., October 21, 2014Over the top. Breathtaking. Out of control. Stylish. Critically acclaimed. Any of these words can be used to describe the Bayonetta 2 game, the latest action classic from PlatinumGames, launching exclusively for the Wii U console on October 24. Fans of the original Bayonetta game know that the series delivers some of the most intense action, massive set pieces, gorgeous graphics and slick controls of any video game series out there. With Bayonetta 2, everything is taken to the next level. Main character Bayonetta is more powerful than ever, using wild new moves and weapons in various single- and multiplayer modes to take down both angels and demons in a thrilling quest to save a friend from eternal damnation. Just another day in the life of the Umbra Witch herself.

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“Battlefield 4 Premium Edition” Coming

October 8th, 2014

battlfield 4 titleEA recently had an announcement about Battlefield 4:

Get ready to own more and be more with the Battlefield 4 Premium Edition. Packed with content, the Battlefield 4 Premium Edition includes an intense single-player campaign as well as the award-winning multiplayer experience found in Battlefield 4 that lets players experience the rush of all-out-warfare on land, air and sea. The Battlefield 4 Premium Edition also delivers fans a Battlefield 4 Premium membership* which provides access to five themed digital expansion packs with tons of multiplayer content including 20 maps, game modes, a variety of weapons and vehicles and more. The Battlefield 4 Premium Edition will be available for $59.99 in North America for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and Origin for PC starting October 21.

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How Smashed? 2.8 Million Units Worldwide

October 7th, 2014
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VANCOUVER, B.C., October 7, 2014 – Strong launches in the Americas, Europe and Australia* have propelled the cumulative sales total for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS to more than 2.8 million sold worldwide. This first-ever portable installment of the game has resonated both with fans and critics, and its initial sales set Nintendo up for a strong holiday season.

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“Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies” Launches

October 7th, 2014

Luxembourg – Oct. 7, 2014 – Nexon Europe launched the highly anticipated free-to-play Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies on Steam today for players across North America, Europe, Oceania and the CIS region. Gamers will experience everything they loved about the original Counter-Strike, in addition to many updated modes, weapons, characters and of course, zombies. The fast-paced and dangerous undead add a whole new dynamic to proceedings, making for frenetic action across a wide variety of maps.

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“Alien: Isolation” Arrival Trailer

October 6th, 2014

“Star Wars: The Old Republic” Expansion Coming

October 6th, 2014

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AUSTIN, Texas – October 6, 2014 – Prepare to face Revan, one of the galaxy’s most revered characters, in the latest story-driven adventure from Star Wars: The Old Republic. BioWare, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), and LucasArts have announced a brand-new digital expansion, Shadow of Revan, coming December 9, 2014. Shadow of Revan offers five new levels of story-driven missions, an increased level cap of 60, new worlds to explore, high-level multiplayer Flashpoints and Operations to join with friends in dynamic challenges and much more. Plus, for a limited-time, all Subscribers who pre-order receive a Class Experience Boost, offering players 12x experience gain through Level 55 with the opportunity to immerse themselves exclusively in exciting class story missions, but only through December 1, 2014.

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Quan Chi Confirmed for “Mortal Kombat X”

October 2nd, 2014

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