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Former Microsoft exec claims Xbox created because Sony didn't want to 'be a friend'

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 06, 2013 5:00pm PST

Microsoft wasn't always interested in entering the console market. In fact, according to a former Microsoft exec, the company only entered the console market because Sony refused to work with them.


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Marvel Heroes opens 'Founders Program'

By Steve Watts, Jan 09, 2013 12:45pm PST

Marvel Heroes has opened its "Founders Program," offering three packs ranging from $20 to $200 that grant early access, extra costumes, in-game currency, and more.


"Isn't this the game made by David Brevik that is supposed to be the spiritual successor to Diablo 2?"

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Marvel Heroes: re-interpreting Marvel's stories

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Though it's a long way from completion, there has been recent buzz surrounding Marvel Heroes, the upcoming free-to-play MMORPG based on the Marvel Universe. Beta invites have started rolling out and developer Gazillion Entertainment recently made an appearance at New York Co...


Marvel Heroes closed beta starting in October

By Steve Watts, Sep 06, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Gazillion Entertainment has opened beta sign-ups for Marvel Heroes, and the closed beta is set to start on October 1.


Marvel Avengers: Initiative preview

By Jeff Mattas, Sep 05, 2012 7:30am PDT

We take a look at the first chapter of Marvel Avengers: Initiative, an Infinity Blade-like episodic action-adventure for mobile devices, starring The Incredible Hulk.


Avengers: Battle for Earth preview: Doing Kinect right

By Kat Bailey, Aug 17, 2012 9:00am PDT

Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth is the sort of physical, easy-to-understand fighter that is perfect for young kids who are in the process of discovering how cool Wolverine really is, or players still wanting to continue their high from The Avengers movie.


"lol you must really like this game. I think, much like every other kinect game this will be a ..."

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Deadpool game announced, coming from Transformers dev

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 15, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Meta comic book star Deadpool will be starring in his own video game, Activision has announced at San Diego Comic-Con. High Moon Studios, developer of the most recent Transformers games, is working on the project.


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Marvel's Hit-Monkey may be High Moon's next game

By John Keefer, Jul 09, 2012 6:45am PDT

A teaser site was revealed (and since removed) for a Hit Monkey game, with developer High Moon Studios supposedly working with Marvel to bring the comic series to game form. An announcement is expected at Comic-Con later this week.


Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles assembles next week

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 12, 2012 6:45am PDT

The optimal time to release Avengers-themed pinball tables may have passed, but surely enough of you remember that bit with Hulk and Loki, yeah, to still want to play the Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles DLC when it launches next week at $10.


"A lot of tables have a really really loose story to serve as a way to deliver different goals ..."

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Marvel Heroes MMO officially revealed

By Steve Watts, May 22, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Marvel Heroes was officially revealed today, with new details and a gameplay teaser video.


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Avengers: Battle for Earth could be Ubisoft-published tie-in game

By John Keefer, May 07, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Marvel registers domain for Avengers: Battle for Earth, with the site sitting on Ubisoft servers.


"I still see myself getting squished by a pixely StayPuft in my dreams."

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Avengers assembling on a pinball table

By Steve Watts, May 04, 2012 3:15pm PDT

Zen Studios has announced an upcoming set of Avengers tie-in pinball tables for Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX 2.


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No more Sega-published Marvel games

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 06, 2012 11:00am PST

The vice president of games production at Marvel has announced that there are no plans for any more Sega-published Marvel titles in the foreseeable future.


"Good. Sega should be spending more money on Sonic Generations sequels / DLC."

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Marvel Heroes MMO to use Unreal 3 engine

By Xav de Matos, Jan 17, 2012 6:15pm PST

Marvel Heroes will utilize the Unreal 3 game engine to power the upcoming title, developer Gazillion Entertainment has revealed.


"It looks pretty weak so far... That Spider-Man looks awful too..."

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Marvel Universe MMO renamed to 'Marvel Heroes'

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 19, 2011 4:45pm PST

The upcoming Marvel MMO from Gazillion Entertainment, formerly known as Marvel Universe, has a new name. The official title is now "Marvel Heroes."


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