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    Gears of War: Ultimate Edition

    Sunday, August 30, 2015

    There aren’t a lot of video games that are able to impress on the same level as the original Gears of War. Technical achievements aside, this is a…

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    Until Dawn

    Tuesday, August 25, 2015

    There was a moment near the end of Until Dawn when I knew I was doing something stupid. My current character was split from the group, investigating a…

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    Mega Man Legacy Collection

    Tuesday, August 25, 2015

    While Capcom’s minimal use of the Mega Man IP over the past few years has angered some fans, it has led to a greater appreciation of every single…

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    Tales from the Borderlands, Episode 4: Escape Pl...

    Tuesday, August 18, 2015

    My official review of this episode, from a few minutes after I finished it, is “…did that just happen?”   “Escape Plan Bravo” is a particularly tense episode…

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    Lost Dimension

    Monday, August 10, 2015

    Lost Dimension takes a while to get going, which is surprising, since it opens with half the world blowing up.   One day, a guy who calls himself…

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Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Launches

Disney Interactive today launched Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, the latest installment in the Disney Infinity “toys-to-life” franchise, bringing together Star Wars with Disney, Disney•Pixar and Marvel.

Available at a SRP of $64.99, the Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Starter Pack includes the Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition video game software and base, the Star Wars Twilight of the Republic Play Set piece, Ahsoka Tano and Anakin Skywalker character figures, and a web code card that unlocks content for PC and mobile devices.

The following standalone Play Sets and figures are also available today for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition:

  • Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out Play Set with Joy and Anger character figures included (MSRP: $34.99)
  • Disney•Pixar Inside Out character figures Sadness, Disgust and Fear (MSRP: $13.99 each)
  • Star Wars Twilight of the Republic Play Set (MSRP: $34.99) for players who choose to digitally download the Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Software
  • Star Wars Twilight of the Republic character figures Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi (MSRP: $13.99 each)
  • Star Wars Rebels character figures Kanan Jarrus, Ezra Bridger, Sabine Wren and Zeb Orrelios (MSRP: $13.99 each)
  • Disney character figures Mickey, Minnie, Mulan, Olaf, Sam Flynn and Quorra from Tron: Legacy (MSRP: $13.99 each)
  • Star Wars Saga Bundle (MSRP $114.99) – Sony Exclusive
  • Star Wars Twilight of the Republic Power Disc Pack (MSRP $9.99)
  • Tomorrowland Power Disc Pack (MSRP $9.99)

Additional Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Play Sets, Power Discs and figures will be available later this year.

Fans who already own Disney Infinity and Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition, but want to play Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, will once again have the option to purchase and digitally download the Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition video game and use the Disney Infinity base, figures and Power Discs that they already own with the newly improved Toy Box 3.0 without having to purchase a new Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Starter Pack. The digital download for the video game is available for a SRP of $29.99.

Aug
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Hitman – World Premiere “Showstopper” Playthrough

Io-Interactive and Square Enix today released the first playthrough from the upcoming Hitman. The video focuses on the core Hitman experience – creative stealth gameplay, disguises, hiding in plain sight and the choice and freedom of approach that is the hallmark of the series. Featuring the Parisian “Showstopper” mission, the playthrough aims to give fans insight into the mechanics of Hitman while not spoiling the game.

Aug
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III Beta Open to All Gamers on Xbox One and PC

In the final weekend of the Call of Duty: Black Ops III Beta, Treyarch has some updates and announcements – first the beta is open to all gamers on Xbox One and PC.

Treyarch also announced via Twitter some new additions to the Black Ops III Beta currently available on Xbox One and PC. They are increasing the level cap to Level 34, introducing the map Stronghold into the rotation, and unlocking the new Multiplayer Specialist Reaper.

Aug
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ASTRO Gaming Introduces Tournament Ready Series of Audio Products

ASTRO Gaming announced a new Tournament Ready series of gaming audio products. The ASTRO Gaming TR lineup includes a redesigned ASTRO Gaming A40 TR Headset that enables this product to be compatible with the studio’s new ASTRO Gaming Mod Kits, a collection of interchangeable parts that enable the headset to adapt to any gaming environment. In addition, ASTRO has delivered improvements to the ASTRO Gaming MixAmp Pro TR making it an essential piece of gaming hardware for pro players, serious gamers and livestreamers alike. ASTRO Gaming’s new TR series will be available later this year.

Aug
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Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax – Opening Movie

Sega has released the opening movie for Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax, showing off the characters from all the various Dengeki Bunko lite novels featured in the game. Dengeki Bunko will be available October 6th on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.

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Cities: Skyline – After Dark In-Game Trailer

Paradox Interactive has released a new gameplay trailer for After Dark, the upcoming expansion to Cities: Skylines due September 24th.

Aug
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XCOM 2 Delayed Until February 5th

2K and Firaxis Games announced that XCOM 2 is now coming to PC on February 5th, 2016.

Aug
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Minecraft: Story Mode Screenshots

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Telltale Games announced that Minecraft: Story Mode will be the first Telltale game series to feature a player character where you choose their appearance. Players will be able to select from several different options for both male and female versions of our hero Jesse.

Check out these new screenshots from the season premiere, where you’ll get a sneak peek at several different versions of Jesse. Minecraft: Story Mode is set to premiere this fall on Xbox One and Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, Wii U and PC.

Aug
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Sword Coast Legends Early Access Details, New Trailer

n-Space has released a new trailer for Sword Coast Legends, its co-op, party-based PC role-playing game set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe, coming September 29th.

n-Space also announced that fans who pre-order Sword Coast LEgends will be provided with nearly three weeks of early access to the game, beginning as early as September 11th for Design Council members.

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Master of Orion Collector’s Edition Unveiled

WG Labs revealed details about the Master of Orion Collector’s Edition. This special digital bundle for the reboot of the sci-fi strategy game will include the first three Master of Orion titles, a digital art book, modernized orchestral soundtrack, retro art style graphic motif, and an exclusive new race only available in the Collector’s Edition: the Terran Khanate. Players will also be granted Early Access — when available — so they can begin their quest for galactic supremacy ahead of other explorers.