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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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“Gabriel Knight” Remakes Hits October 15, 2014

September 9th, 2014

gabriel-knight-remakeMount Joy, Penn. – September 9th, 2014 – Pinkerton Road Studio today announced that the highly-anticipated Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers® 20th Anniversary Edition, a modern remake of one of Sierra ‘s greatest adventure games of all-time, will be available for purchase on PC and Mac on October 15th, 2014. Licensed from Activision Publishing, Inc, overseen by original series creator Jane Jensen, and developed in partnership with leading indie team Phoenix Online Studios, this high-definition update of the adventure game classic Gabriel Knight adds brand new puzzles and scenes, gorgeous new high-res backgrounds, a remastered soundtrack, and more New Orleans flavor to the beloved original story, plus exclusive new behind-the-scenes material including original concept sketches, articles and brand new audio interviews with Jane Jensen and members of the original Sierra development team to provide a more complete view on the Gabriel Knight series than has ever been available before. Pre-orders are now available at Steam, GOG.com, the Phoenix Online Store and more at 15% off the $19.99 retail price, and include the pre-order exclusive soundtrack by Robert Holmes. Read the rest of this entry »

“Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright Rewrite History”

August 28th, 2014

VANCOUVER, B.C., August 28, 2014 – One is a brilliant archeologist who has traveled the world solving puzzles and unearthing ancient civilizations. The other is a bumbling defense attorney whose sense of justice is matched only by his sense of style. The two seem like an unlikely pair, but with the life of an innocent girl at stake in Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, the two heroes join forces to tackle an enigmatic mystery big enough for both of them. The Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney game launches for Nintendo 3DS on August 29 and combines the puzzle-solving satisfaction of the Professor Layton series with the courtroom drama of the Phoenix Wright franchise.

“This is the whole truth and nothing but the truth: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is an absolute treat for long-time fans of both series and newcomers who love puzzles and engaging stories,” said Ron Bertram, Nintendo of Canada’s vice-president and general manager. “The game offers solid proof that the Nintendo 3DS library overflows with exclusive, one-of-a-kind experiences.”

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August’s “Games with Gold” from Microsoft

July 28th, 2014
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Strike Suit Zero.

The games will be available for download for Xbox Live Gold members on the following dates:

• Crimson Dragon (Xbox One): Available August 1 – 31
• Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut (Xbox One): Available August 1 – 31
• Motocross Madness (Xbox 360): Available August 1 – 15
• Dishonored (Xbox 360): Available August 16 – 31

Microsoft also announced a brand new Xbox Fitness program, P90X for Xbox Fitness. P90X for Xbox Fitness is a 30-day extreme workout program featuring five all-new custom routines designed by Tony Horton to get you completely ripped. Additionally, in mid-August it will come with a downloadable calendar and nutrition plan to give you everything you need to complete your transformation.

“Last of Us” PS4 Bundle Details

July 28th, 2014

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TORONTO, ON, July 28, 2014 – Sony Computer Entertainment Canada (SCEC) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) computer entertainment system is now bundled with a digital voucher for The Last of Us: Remastered for $449.99 MSRP. This bundle is available at all major Canadian retailers and includes the PS4™ console, DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller and a digital copy of The Last of Us: Remastered.

Exclusive to PlayStation, The Last of Us: Remastered offers the award-winning game rebuilt to run in 1080p, with a list of upgrades including higher resolution character models, improved shadows and lighting, and upgraded textures. It also comes with bonus DLC material, such as the Left Behind single-player expansion chapter, the Abandoned Territories multiplayer map pack, and the Reclaimed Territories map pack.

The PS4™ computer entertainment system delivers phenomenal play experiences that will shape the world of games for years to come and has quickly become the next-gen console of choice with gamers in Canada. With more than 7.0 million units sold through globally, the PS4™ system’s game portfolio will continue to expand with over 120 titles to be available worldwide by the end of this year.

“Skylanders: Trap Team” Events for San Diego Comic-Con

July 21st, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – July 21, 2014 – For the first time, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), brings Skylanders®, the world’s leading Toys-to-Life™ video game franchise(1), to Comic-Con International: San Diego. Starting Thursday, July 24, fans descending upon San Diego Comic-Con will be among the first in the world to get a look into the Skylanders universe, including new toys, and hands-on Skylanders Trap Team gameplay, with more news to come. Attendees will be the first consumers to check out the new Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition Starter Pack toys and will be able to pre-order the Starter Pack at the Skylanders booth (#303). North American fans who can’t wait for the convention to start can pre-order the Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition Starter Pack beginning today at major retailers while supplies last.

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