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New game releases of October 21-27

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 20, 2013 6:00am PDT

Some solid bangers are smashing into next week like a wrecking ball, including Batman: Arkham Origins, the Director's Cut of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Eldritch, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies. Oh, and a new Commodore 64 release, ...

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"Blackgate is on 3DS too. Also, SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge is out 10/22 on ..."

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New game releases of October 14-20

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 13, 2013 10:00am PDT

Next week's lineup of new releases includes the commercial version of fine mod The Stanley Parable, Valhalla Knights 3, Space Rangers HD, The Wolf Among Us's PS3 version, and oodles more. It may not be the most interesting week, but it's certainly busy.

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"Wipeout: Create & Crash isn't on PlayStation 3 but it is on 3DS."

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New game releases of October 7-13

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 06, 2013 7:00am PDT

If you gotta catch 'em all, you gotta man, you just gotta, hold on: next week brings the launch of Pokemon X and Y. Other new releases coming include David Cage's latest movie 'em up Beyond: Two Souls, the DLC-packing GotY editions of Borderlands 2 and Dishonored, roguelikel...

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"Damn, Beyond: Two Souls and Pokemon Y arriving in my mailbox this week. Gonna be a busy week, ..."

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Jack Skellington joining Disney Infinity in time for Halloween

By Steve Watts, Oct 03, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Disney Infinity is adding Jack Skellington for Halloween. Figures will be on sale starting this Saturday for $13.99.

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"Although not Halloween related, I noticed Walmart has Toy Story's Woody as a temporary exclusive ..."

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Mighty No. 9 from Mega Man creator coming to nearly every platform

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2013 1:15pm PDT

The Kickstarter campaign for Mighty No. 9 is coming to a close. As it reaches its final hours, the development team at Comcept has prepared a...

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"I'll probably throw in some money during the final push tonight... don't know if I want to pay ..."

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Mario & Luigi themed Wii Remotes coming November 1st

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2013 8:15am PDT

Perhaps you're in the market for another Wii Remote Plus? If so, Nintendo has two new special controllers for you to consider.

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"I might get the Luigi one since I always support the underdog. Plus, Luigi rocked in Super Mario ..."

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Dragon Quest 10 going mobile in Japan with cloud-streaming service

By Steve Watts, Sep 30, 2013 9:30am PDT

Dragon Quest 10 is going to be streaming on Android mobile devices in Japan, Square Enix has announced.

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Skylanders Swap Force, shaking up the emerging toy-game genre

By Steve Watts, Sep 19, 2013 8:00am PDT

Vicarious Visions explains how it started on Skylanders Swap Force years ago, with the goal of shaking up a series that hadn't even gotten off the ground yet.

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"But the end point to make is that each certainly has its strengths and while I think that Disney ..."

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Multiplayer in Angry Birds Star Wars shown off, not very exciting

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 21, 2013 10:30am PDT

In spite of the countless sequels and spin-offs, Angry Birds has never featured multiplayer. That's about to change with the upcoming console version of Angry Birds Star Wars.

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Skylanders: Swap Force 'Dark Edition' adds five dark characters

By Steve Watts, Aug 12, 2013 11:30am PDT

Skylanders: Swap Force will be available in a "Dark Edition," a collector's set that includes five "Dark" versions of Skylanders instead of the usual three standard paint jobs.

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"this would ok if man-childs didnt snap them up in the hopes they'll be collectable. goddam ..."

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'Toy Story in Space' is Disney Infinity's sixth play set

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 12, 2013 7:00am PDT

The sixth play set announced for Disney Infinity is "Toy Story in Space." Coming October, the play set pack will include Buzz and Jessie--with Woody sold separately, of course.

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"Oh I see - Even wired controllers won't work. That is interesting. But hey, disney would never ..."

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New game releases of August 12-18

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 11, 2013 9:00am PDT

"Oh, the summer video game drought!" fools lament. Tush and fie! Maybe the shelves are looking a little empty, but download stores are bulging with wonders next week. My pick of the week is first-person explorer Gone Home, and we'll also get Disney Infinity, punk beat 'em up...

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"I guess that makes sense. Keep up the adequate work! Have you played Shadowrun yet? I don't ..."

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New game releases of August 5-11

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 04, 2013 12:00pm PDT

A new week means a new round of new releases. Next weeks' lineup of new games includes Dragon's Crown, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, Tales of Xillia, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons for XBLA, and PC editions of Guacamelee and the revamped Spelunky. All shiny and new.

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"Odd, I thought the Dragon's Crown had been in danger of closing for some reason. Looks ..."

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Original Wii still outselling Wii U

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 31, 2013 5:30am PDT

Depending on how much you love/hate Nintendo, feel free to interpret this as either great news on Wii's ongoing success--or the dire situation Nintendo finds itself in with Wii U. Or both!

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""And while Wii U has a "negative impact" on Nintendo's profits, the company is still in the ..."

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Ouya hailed as most energy-efficient console

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2013 5:30pm PDT

An eco resource site estimates the energy costs of various consoles, with Ouya leading as the most energy-friendly, and the first-generation PlayStation "Fat" coming in dead last.

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"He listed it as a primary cause, when it's marginal at best. Also in the resource: "The ..."

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