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“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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“NHL 15″ Predicts a Terrible Season for the Calgary Flames

October 1st, 2014

A season simulation from EA SPORTS™ NHL  15 predicts that the Los Angeles Kings will triumph over the Boston Bruins as 2015 Stanley Cup® Champions to earn their second straight championship and their third victory in four years, firmly cementing their status as the next dynasty NHL franchise. Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick will lead his team to the Cup, while Kings alternate captain Anze Kopitar will win the 2015 Conn Smythe Trophy, awarded to the most valuable player to his team in the playoffs.

Other notable storylines include:

Kopitar will also be named the Selke trophy winner, currently held by NHL 15 cover athlete Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins.

Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby runs away with individual awards for the second straight year, including the Hart Memorial Trophy, Art Ross Trophy, Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy, and Ted Lindsay Award.

The LA Kings will defeat the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference Final. The Boston Bruins will defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets in the Eastern Conference Final.

The Calgary Flames finish last in the NHL 2014-2015 regular season standings.

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“Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor” Now Available

September 30th, 2014

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BURBANK, Calif. — Sept. 30, 2014 — Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) and Monolith Productions announce that Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will be available today in stores throughout the US and Canada, on digital console in the Americas, and on Steam worldwide. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is a third-person, open world action game that introduces players to the next epic saga of Middle-earth as they embark on a dark journey through Mordor, set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Featuring the innovative Nemesis System, the game is available at retailers and via digital download for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft for the suggested retail pricing of $69.99 and on Windows PC for $49.99.

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Nintendo Announces New Looks for Nintendo 3DS XL

September 10th, 2014

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Vancouver, B.C.., Sept. 10, 2014 – Nintendo’s 3D portable video game system will be getting three cool new looks for the holiday season. Nintendo announced the three special-edition Nintendo 3DS XL systems that will be available in limited quantities. The new systems are sure to be scooped up by collectors and anyone who was waiting for an excuse to buy a hand-held Nintendo system. Systems announced today include:

Super Smash Bros. Edition Nintendo 3DS XL: These special edition systems go on sale on September 19 in honour of the October 3 launch of the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS game. The Red Super Smash Bros. Edition Nintendo 3DS XL will be available at EB Games. The Blue Super Smash Bros. Edition Nintendo 3DS XL will be available at Future Shop and Best Buy. The cover of the new hardware features a dozen of the game’s characters, including Mario, Link, Samus and Little Mac. The systems will be available at a suggested retail price of $199.99 each. (The Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS game is sold separately.) Read the rest of this entry »

“Batman: Arkham Knight” Set for June 2, 2015

September 10th, 2014

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Batman™: Arkham Knight is scheduled to release worldwide beginning June 2, 2015. Also revealed, are two collector’s editions – Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition and Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile Edition. Both will be available in limited quantities at launch in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition will also be available in Europe, Australia and New Zealand for PC.

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