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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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Skylanders Trap Team makes villains fight for you

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2014 6:00am PDT

Activison has revealed the next Skylanders game, coming this fall. Trap Team lets you capture villains and store them in their own special NFC devices to use them in battle.

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Disney Infinity's lightsaber just requires a little work (and $500)

By Steve Watts, Apr 21, 2014 9:00am PDT

A video detailing how to get the lightsaber Easter egg in Disney Infinity estimates the cost at around $500.

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"As awesome as that it is, it's also a bit disturbing. Just wrong to see Micky swinging a light ..."

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Nintendo rejected Skylanders exclusivity

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2014 9:00am PDT

In the early days of Skylanders development, Toys for Bob approached Nintendo about making it an exclusive, but Nintendo rejected the deal.

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"or the dude that cashed out his founding apple stock for like 10 grand"

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Princess Peach-themed pink Wii Remotes coming this month

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 15, 2014 7:00am PDT

Nintendo has announced yet another color variant for the Wii Remote Plus controller. Coming later this month is a pink controller.

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Nintendo explains why Animal Crossing is not a fit for smartphones

By Steve Watts, Mar 31, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Animal Crossing is best-suited for portable systems, but the series producer says it's more complex than people realize and therefore wouldn't be a good fit on smartphones.

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Animal Crossing on Wii too formulaic, says Nintendo

By Steve Watts, Mar 21, 2014 8:45am PDT

Animal Crossing: City Folk, the Wii version of the game that followed the hit DS version, was too much like prior games, and helped encourage the company to try more new ideas in New Leaf.

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"I guess you don't play a lot of Nintendo games to be making that statement."

- Grape Flavor see all 5 comments

How to Train Your Dragon 2 game coming to Wii, Wii U, PS3, Xbox 360

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 18, 2014 9:45am PDT

DreamWorks Animation's upcoming How to Train Your Dragon 2 will be getting a console game adaptation from Torus Games.

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"In this particular case the publisher is Little Orbit who doesn't have the resources of a Warner ..."

- Psydswipe see all 3 comments

Watch Mega Man's creator play Mighty No. 9

By Steve Watts, Mar 14, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Comcept has posted a video of Inafune sampling a recent build of Mighty No. 9, showing off the animations, background stages, and some very nervous-sounding developers.

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Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service on Wii and DS ending on May 20

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2014 10:05pm PST

Nintendo will end its Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service for Wii and Nintendo DS owners on May 20, according to a post on Nintendo's website.

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"The wiiu has only been out for a year, don't you think its a bit soon to stop the WiFi connect ..."

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EA Sports ends the FIFA Manager series

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 25, 2013 12:20pm PST

EA Sports will end the FIFA Manager series with FIFA Manager 14, citing increasing technological demands and indirectly ceding to the dominance of competitor Football Manager.

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"This should finally make Football Manager available in Germany then? Over here I think EA had an ..."

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Disney Infinity releases Wreck-It Ralph, Tangled, and Frozen characters

By Steve Watts, Nov 25, 2013 6:30am PST

Disney Infinity has added a few more characters to its line-up: Rapunzel from Tangled, Ralph and Vanellope from Wreck-It Ralph, and Anna and Elsa from Frozen.

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"I too, am a grown man child wanting to play this awesomeness!"

- magic eye master see all 3 comments

New game releases of November 18-24

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 17, 2013 6:30am PST

Cripes, another new console already? Don't we have enough? Well, the Xbox One is launching with great gobs of games for Xsuperfans. Also coming are Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW!, the PC edition of Assassin's Creed IV, Need for Speed Rivals, the co...

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"The Wii U and Wii versions were cancelled. It's still coming to PC, 360, PS3 and 3DS."

- Alice O'Connor see all 34 comments

New game releases of November 11-17

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 10, 2013 4:10pm PST

Even without the PlayStation 4 launch, next week would bring a solid lineup of new releases, including the XCOM: Enemy Within expansion, space sim X Rebirth, the revamped Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition, Injustice: Gods Among Us for PC, Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus, sc...

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"I'm not sure when exactly LEGO Friends comes out. Amazon says this week, GameStop says it's ..."

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Disney Infinity starter set hits 1 million sold

By Steve Watts, Nov 08, 2013 7:00am PST

Disney Infinity's starter set has sold more than 1 million units, a figure that helped move the Disney Interactive division's sales into profitable territory for the quarter.

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"are they making ps4/xbone versions? I would assume so, but when?"

- magic eye master see all 18 comments