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Killstreak: A Call of Duty multiplayer timeline [Part 1]

By Steven Wong, Aug 25, 2014 11:00am PDT

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare had a profound influence on how first-person shooters would be designed, especially when it comes to multiplayer. With the recent reveal of Advanced Warfare's multiplayer features, we're following through history to see how COD's fast paced mul...

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"Sorry to shit in your cereal but cod1 + uo expansion was the best cod ever. 4 was pretty ..."

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Skylanders: Trap Team for Wii comes with Wii U code

By Robert Workman, Jul 29, 2014 10:00am PDT

If you buy the Wii version of the game, you'll get to upgrade to the Wii U version for free.

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Skylanders: Trap Team getting premium 'Eon's Elite' line

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2014 9:15am PDT

Special toy line will be a limited run with special packaging and packing three times the punch in-game.

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Mighty No. 9 video shows some 'Mega' inspiration

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 30, 2014 3:15pm PDT

Comcept has released some more footage for Keiji Inafune's upcoming Mighty No. 9, revealing more pieces of Mighty No. 2 and 5's stages.

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Opinion: Nintendo is past due for cross-buy

By Steve Watts, Jun 30, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Nintendo has started taking tentative steps into cross-buy, but it's already so late to the functionality that we need to see more of a commitment.

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"Right now I'd just take an option to backup Wii U game saves. Thankfully my Wii U came back ..."

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Nintendo wins another Wii patent troll suit

By Steve Watts, Jun 16, 2014 10:47am PDT

Nintendo has won against an appeal of a previous dismissal regarding a patent suit. Triton Tech of Texas claimed the Wii infringed on its patent, but an appeals court saw differently.

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New releases for June 9-15

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 08, 2014 8:00am PDT

Hey, did you know E3 is this week?

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Mighty No. 9 still looks awfully familiar

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2014 7:30am PDT

Comcept has released more footage of Mighty No. 9, showing off the stages of Mighty No. 2 and 5 (water and artillery-based, respectively).

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"I'm sure Infaune and his team have the experience and acuity to decide when to incorporate ..."

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Skylanders: Trap Team fan-named character vote begins

By Steve Watts, May 21, 2014 11:15am PDT

The finalists have been chosen for the fan-named character in Skylanders: Trap Team, and you can now vote for the winner.

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Shack Snack: May 20, 2014

By Steven Wong, May 20, 2014 6:00pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of they day's big stories. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.

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5 Wii and DS games whose online features will be missed the most

By Ozzie Mejia, May 20, 2014 10:00am PDT

Today's the day that Nintendo pulls the plug on the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection for Wii and DS games. Here are five online-enabled games that you're going to miss.

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"I thought Phantom Hourglass on the DS had some really fun multiplayer. "

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Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection shuts down for Wii and DS

By Steve Watts, May 20, 2014 8:30am PDT

Nintendo has shut down its Wi-Fi Connection online services for Wii and DS, rendering various functionality inaccessible for games like Smash Bros Brawl, Mario Kart Wii, and various Pokemon games.

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"I guess that depends on how much you think it costs to buy an online service compared to how ..."

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Disney Infinity 2.0 adds Marvel superheroes this fall, also coming to Xbox One & PS4

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 30, 2014 10:25am PDT

Disney Interactive confirmed that Marvel's library of superheroes would join the roster for Disney Infinity 2.0 this fall.

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"It really is. Skylanders pissed me off with the Giants not working with the original portal."

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Consoles still on top but smartphones gaining ground, says ESA survey

By Steve Watts, Apr 28, 2014 12:30pm PDT

An ESA survey provides new data on a variety of statistics, from console and smartphone usage to gender and genre breakdowns.

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"I would say that the most indicative figure is that handhelds are still doing quite well which ..."

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GameStop offering Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie tickets with game purchase

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2014 1:00pm PDT

GameStop is offering tickets to The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with a purchase of the game, as long as you show up early enough to snag them.

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