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Ben Affleck Not Sad About Sad Affleck Meme #Batman
Jan 18, 2017 - 7:23 PM - by Emabulator

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Ben Affleck references our favorite meme and it's the best thing ever and differences between Wii U and Switch Zelda: Breath of the Wild explained.
Click on the Headline for some Sad Affleck.
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ARPG 'Path of Exile' Coming to Xbox One This Year, New Trailer #PathofExile #XboxOne
Jan 18, 2017 - 4:45 PM - by Emabulator


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We're proud to announce that Path of Exile will be making its console debut on Xbox One later this year! The Xbox One version is also free-to-play and will contain all the content from the PC version, including the upcoming 3.0.0 expansion that includes Act Five.

Xbox One players will play on their own realm, separate to the PC realm. This is due to small gameplay differences between the two versions, such as the number of Flask slots and how some skills are targeted. We intend to follow the same content and league release schedule on both the Xbox One and PC versions of Path of Exile.

We're really excited about this release. It represents over a year of work from a small strike team within our studio - the guys who also created our DirectX 11 version. We'll announce more information over the coming weeks!
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New Fire Emblem Game Heads to 3DS in May With Free-Roaming and 3D Dungeons
Jan 18, 2017 - 3:56 PM - by Emabulator

GameSpot has the story.

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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia appears to be either a game heavily inspired by or a remake of Fire Emblem Gaiden "on a grander scale." Gaiden is the second game in the Fire Emblem series, but it never saw release outside of Japan. It consisted of some unique elements that Nintendo says will be represented here.

Those include a world map you can navigate and 3D areas you can wander around. Combat looks to still resemble that of Fire Emblem Awakening and Fates. Character progression is described as "flexible."

Surprising as it is to see a new Fire Emblem so soon after last year's Fates, what might even be more surprising is how soon it's coming. Shadows of Valentia launches for 3DS on May 19. Alongside it, a two-pack of Amiibo figures with the game's two protagonists, Alm and Celica, will also be released.
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Necromunda: Underhive Wars Announced #Necromunda #Warhammer40k
Jan 18, 2017 - 3:44 PM - by Emabulator

Focus Home Interactive and Rogue Factor have announced Necromunda: Underhive Wars, an upcoming turn-based tactical RPG based on the tabletop game from Games Workshop.

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After a successful first collaboration on Mordheim™: City of the Damned™, released on PC and consoles, Focus Home Interactive and Rogue Factor today proudly announce a new partnership with Games Workshop to begin development of Necromunda: Underhive Wars, the adaptation of cult classic tabletop game Necromunda, set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe.

Necromunda: Underhive Wars is a turn-based tactical RPG. Rival gangs of ruthless warriors are locked in an endless war for control of the Underhive, a gigantic warren of derelict factories, rusted metal husks, and forgotten technologies. Anarchy, violence, betrayal and death rule this hellish place, long forsaken by any semblance of civilization.

“Rogue Factor’s collaboration with Focus and Games Workshop is a story of trust, hard work, and true passion for the Warhammer Universe. Our adventure began by building the foundations of Mordheim: City of the Damned Early Access. Regarded as a highly successful and well-executed endeavour, the Early Access of Mordheim: City of the Damned gathered a vast number of passionate gamers that helped foster an amazing community and improved many aspects of the game. After a strong launch on PC and consoles, and an incredible experience with many lessons learned, the way was paved for our next step in conquering the tactical RPG genre: Necromunda: Underhive Wars.”

- Yves Bordeleau, General Manager at Rogue Factor.

“We are delighted to welcome Necromuda: Underhive Wars to the catalogue of great games based on our worlds and settings. Rogue Factor and Focus Home Interactive made a wonderful Mordheim: City of the Damned game and having done such a great job they're clearly the right people to realize the nightmarish world of Necromunda. Now fans of this unique and highly influential IP will at last be able to pick up their stubber and search for cool archaeotech whilst wiping out rival gangs throughout the Underhive.”

- Jon Gillard, Head of Licensing at Games Workshop.

More information will be unveiled at Focus’ What’s Next event in Paris, on February 1st and 2nd.
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Adventure Awaits in 'Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception' for PS4 and PS Vita
Jan 18, 2017 - 3:19 PM - by Emabulator


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Originally known as Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen in Japan, Mask of Deception is a grand tale meant to enchant the hearts and minds of players in search of incredible journey. The game begins atop a snowy mountain where the protagonist awakens in an unfamiliar wilderness, surrounded by deadly creatures, with nothing but a hospital gown and a splitting headache. However, he’s eventually rescued by a beautiful girl named Kuon, who sports both adorable animal ears and a beastlike tail. Finding that the hapless man has no memory of anything, Kuon decides to take the amnesiac into her care, naming him Haku. As their journey takes them across the land, Haku will (reluctantly) encounter colorful characters (yes, that means more animal people), build deep relationships, battle ruthless enemies, and find himself inexorably dragged into the political machinations of the mighty nation of Yamato.
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The Nut Job 2 Trailer is Here!
Jan 18, 2017 - 2:01 PM - by Evil Avatar


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John Wick: Chapter 2 Clip - Again So Soon
Jan 18, 2017 - 1:51 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Ubisoft acquires Guitar Hero Developer FreeStyleGames from Activision
Jan 18, 2017 - 1:44 PM - by Evil Avatar

In addition to other staffing changes, the Ubisoft blog has word that they have acquired Guitar Hero Live developer FreeStyleGames.

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Richard will also serve as Managing Director for new members of the Ubisoft family joining from FreeStyleGames, previously an Activision studio, located in Leamington Spa. The FreeStyle team is known for their work on the DJ Hero series and last year’s Guitar Hero Live. The studio will be renamed Ubisoft Leamington and will work in close collaboration with Reflections and Ubisoft’s other International studios to develop AAA games. Of Ubisoft Leamington, Richard said, “we’re thrilled to have their expertise within the group, and the team at Reflections are looking forward to creating great things together!”
After both Guitar Hero Live and Rock Band 4 crashed and burned, I have to wonder if the era of music games is officially over.
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Satirical Bloodbath The Belko Experiment Releases a New Trailer
Jan 18, 2017 - 1:27 PM - by Evil Avatar


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The Discovery trailer teases Jason Segel & Rooney Mara's Sci-Fi Romance
Jan 18, 2017 - 9:15 AM - by Evil Avatar


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One year after the existence of the afterlife is scientifically verified, millions around the world have ended their own lives in order to “get there”. A man and woman fall in love while coming to terms with their own tragic pasts and the true nature of the afterlife. Coming to Netflix March 31.
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Injustice 2 has $40 DLC Package #Injustice2
Jan 18, 2017 - 7:30 AM - by Evil Avatar

A post by our own Master of Metal, Emabulator, has word that Warner Bros. new super-hero fighting game Injustice 2 has a $40 DLC package that will get you 9 new characters and two new character shaders.

Seems kind of expensive for a game you know they will be giving away for free on PlayStation Plus a year from now.
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M.E.R.C. Gameplay Trailer #merc #Steam
Jan 17, 2017 - 12:10 PM - by Emabulator


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M.E.R.C. is a tactical, squad-based game of real-time engagement in a near-future dystopia, available on Steam Early Access NOW!
3 Replies | 861 Views
Persona 5 Trailer: Infiltrating Palaces and "Dealing" With Shadows #Persona5
Jan 17, 2017 - 11:53 AM - by Emabulator


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While the Phantom Thieves keep up their guise as normal Japanese high-schoolers during the day, they travel to another world (via smart phone) to unleash their true Personas and raise some hell at night. This world is known as the Metaverse, and it's essentially the "collective unconscious" of all mankind. In the Metaverse, the most distorted desires of people manifest themselves as Palaces, and it's up to the Phantom Thieves to infiltrate and defeat the evils within a Palace.
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Bob Odenkirk stars in the dark comedy Girlfriend’s Day
Jan 17, 2017 - 11:34 AM - by Evil Avatar


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Ever wonder who penned the perfect words to the Mother's Day card you sent last year? Or the hilarious birthday card you gave your best friend? A master of words, that's who.

In the Netflix original film, Girlfriend's Day, director Michael Paul Stephenson (The American Scream) invites you to experience a clever and quirky story about love, loss and the worst place to get a paper cut. Meet Ray Wentworth (Bob Odenkirk), once a king of the wordsmith world, and now a down-on-his-luck romance card writer. In an effort to recapture the feelings that once made him the greatest, he gets entangled in a web of murder and deceit as writers vie to create the perfect card for a newly crowned holiday: Girlfriend’s Day.

Girlfriend’s Day premieres on Valentine’s Day.
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Santa Clarita Diet trailer debuts from Netflix
Jan 17, 2017 - 11:16 AM - by Evil Avatar


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Injustice 2 Story Trailer
Jan 17, 2017 - 10:59 AM - by Evil Avatar


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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Unveils New Injustice 2 Story Trailer – “The Lines are Redrawn”

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today revealed the Official Injustice 2 Story Trailer – “The Lines are Redrawn.” Witness the story set in motion in Injustice: Gods Among Us as new DC characters join the fight and shape the actions that unfold in the upcoming sequel. Injustice 2 will release for the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One in the UK on the 19th of May 2017.

Injustice 2 is NetherRealm Studios' super-powered sequel to the hit game Injustice: Gods Among Us that allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favourite DC characters. Featuring a massive selection of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, Injustice 2 continues the epic cinematic story introduced in Injustice: Gods Among Us as Batman and his allies work towards putting the pieces of society back together while struggling against those who want to restore Superman’s regime. In the midst of the chaos, a new threat appears that will put Earth’s existence at risk.

For more information and to pre-order the game, visit injustice.com, and join the Injustice 2 conversation on Facebook and Twitter.
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Brian Fargo Co-Founder of Interplay Makes Donation to a Museum
Jan 17, 2017 - 7:12 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel

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The Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, N.Y., is one institution dedicated to doing that, and in December, it announced the latest donation to its growing collection of computer and video games: hundreds of documents, including concept art and handwritten scripts, submitted by Brian Fargo, co-founder of Interplay Entertainment.

To anyone who remembers booting up a game from a 5¼-inch floppy disk, the donation might set off a flood of childhood memories.

Founded in 1983, Interplay is known for its work on classic games such as The Bard's Tale, Fallout, Baldur's Gate and Descent.

Jon-Paul Dyson, the collection's director, says these documents aren't just cool artifacts but open a window into the role computer games played in the growth of the personal computer market in the 1980s.
Via CBC News
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Reggie Fils-Aime Explains the NES Classic Shortages, and Nintendo Switch Supply Plans
Jan 16, 2017 - 7:10 PM - by Emabulator

In an interview with GameSpot Nintendo of American president Reggie Fils-Aime has explained the NES Classic shortages, and the company's plans for the Nintendo Switch launch in March.

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Discussing the NES Classic shortages (the system remains sold out basically everywhere following its November 2016 launch), Fils-Aime said it was simple matter of demand outpacing supply. But why?

"When we looked at that proposition what we believed was the adults, 30-40 years old, who grew up playing NES as a kid, 10 years old or so but had stepped away from the gaming category--that was going to be the buyer [of the NES Classic]," Fils-Aime said.

"As we thought about that, that led us to a certain level of supply."

The reality, however, was that the lapsed gamer and the "more active gamer" bought the NES Classic, leading to a demand that Nintendo didn't fully anticipate and in turn the supply issues.

"That was the maketplace disconnect that happened," Fils-Aime said. He added that Nintendo continues to make more NES Classic systems available. He said the supply issues for NES Classic have been "largely addressed," though not everyone may agree, considering the console continues to be sold out basically everywhere.

We also talked to Fils-Aime about the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo's supply plans. He reiterated that Nintendo has said it will have 2 million units in the wild, worldwide, for launch in March. The executive told GameSpot that this is a "huge amount" of volume, especially considering the Switch is not launching in a holiday month.

"We're working to make sure that the supply chain [for Switch] is robust and there is a steady flow of hardware," he said. "The one piece we can't anticipate is the demand side of the equation but certainly from a supply, we feel like we're going to be well-positioned."
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New Gotham Promo gives Jerome a Facelift #Gotham
Jan 16, 2017 - 4:01 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Weekend Boxoffice Chart
Jan 16, 2017 - 3:05 PM - by Evil Avatar

Hidden Figures, about African-American mathematicians in the 1960s space race, sold a leading $20.5 million in tickets in North American theaters over the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend.

Here is the Weekend Boxoffice Chart for the weekend of January 13th to January 15th, 2017.
  1. Hidden Figures $20.8/$55.2
  2. La La Land $14.5/$74.0
  3. Sing $13.8/$233.4
  4. The Bye Bye Man $13.5/$13.5
  5. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $13.3/$498.4
  6. Patriots Day $12.0/$12.5
  7. Monster Trucks $10.9/$10.9
  8. Sleepless $8.3/$8.3
  9. Underworld: Blood Wars $6.1/$24.2
  10. Passengers $5.3/$89.7
  11. Live By Night $5.0/$5.2
  12. Moana $4.2/$231.5
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Bethesda's Parent Company Comments on Facebook Lawsuit #VR #Oculus
Jan 16, 2017 - 2:41 PM - by Emabulator

IGN has the story.

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Zenimax has issued a statement the day before Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is due to testify in court in the intellectual property case against his company.

Zenimax said it and id Software, the company behind Doom, "welcome the opportunity" to present what it claims is "substantial evidence" against Facebook and Oculus in the case.

The full statement provided to IGN by a Zenimax representative is below:
"With the start of the trial of our case in Federal District Court in Dallas against Defendants Facebook, Oculus and its management, ZeniMax and id Software welcome the opportunity to present substantial evidence of the Defendants' misappropriation of our Virtual Reality (VR) intellectual property. That evidence includes the theft of trade secrets and highly confidential information, including computer code. ZeniMax will also present evidence of the Defendants' intentional destruction of evidence to cover up their wrongdoing. ZeniMax and id Software are the visionary developers of breakthrough VR technology, and look forward to the vindication of our claims."
Zenimax accuses Oculus of stealing trade secrets, "highly confidential information," such as computer code, and a charge of intentionally covering up alleged wrongdoing by destroying evidence.
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Switch Is a Home Console 'At Heart', Not a 3DS Replacement, Says Nintendo
Jan 16, 2017 - 2:08 PM - by Emabulator

GameSpot has the story.

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Speaking to Wired, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Amie stated, "At its heart, [Switch is] a home console that you can take with you on the go."

The executive was addressing a question about what the Switch's launch means for the 3DS. Fils-Amie responded by saying the introduction of one doesn't mean the other will become obsolete, and that he sees the Switch as a home console first.

"3DS has a long life in front of it," he said. "We've already announced games that will be launching in the first couple quarters of this year. There are a number of big games coming. And in our view, the Nintendo 3DS and the Nintendo Switch are going to live side-by-side. You're going to be meeting different price points, you're going to be meeting different types of consumers, you're going to have the newest, freshest content available on Nintendo Switch, you've got a thousand-game library available on Nintendo 3DS, plus some key new ones coming. They're going to co-exist just fine. We've done this before, managing two different systems.

"I think there's a sense that Nintendo Switch is a portable device. It is portable. But at its heart, it's a home console that you can take with you on the go."
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Retail: Q1 2017 release slate is the "strongest in years"
Jan 15, 2017 - 2:21 PM - by Emabulator

MCV has the story.

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The line-up of games launching in the first three months of 2017 is one of the healthiest in years. That’s according to retailers who, speaking to MCV, say that this time of year is historically a ‘very challenging’ period due to a weak slate of releases.

In the first three months of this year, big hitters like Horizon Zero Dawn, Mass Effect Andromeda, Resident Evil VII, and For Honor are all hitting shelves. This period will also see the release of Nintendo’s new Switch console.

“This Q1 is so much better than the same periods during the last few years,” Simply Games director Neil Muspratt (pictured below far right) told MCV.

“For the last three years or so, Q1 has been a very challenging time of year. So it’s great to start a year with lots of new product and a decent pre-sale message.”

He continued: “Q1 2017 is shaping up really well. Post-Christmas sales are really buoyant, so I would say that it’s a very positive start to the year.”
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4205 Cast - Switchersode (Is This Title Real Or Fake)
Jan 15, 2017 - 1:54 PM - by 4205 Cast

We're back from holiday break and back in America! Fresh off the Nintendo Switch press conference comes our raw, unfiltered and immediate reactions to it no less than a few minutes following the broadcast. This episode, Andre dives into the water, Theo has a profound experience indoors, Chris does a balancing act, Anthoney has all the right answers and Joe goes down the rabbit hole again. We're coming at you live, though you'll hear us on tape delay, The Kings are back on EvilAvatar with the forty-ninth episode of the 4205 Cast podcast and this week The Kings discuss the Nintendo Switch press conference.

Shenanigans follow after the outro!

This week on the 4205 Cast - Episode 049 - Switchersode (Is This Title Real Or Fake)

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The cast returns from holiday, and we were considering a Game of the Year episode, but that had to wait because when Nintendo talks, the gaming world listens. The Nintendo Switch got a huge conference detailing release dates, system information (those controllers are small!), and games. Take a listen to our reactions, and stay tuned after that to hear a quick gameshow: "Real or Fake"
Like the show? Check out the 4205 Cast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes for all the back episodes you've missed, then check out the Kings on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram.
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Bandai Namco To Bring Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, Tales Series, More To Switch
Jan 14, 2017 - 1:47 PM - by Emabulator

Game Informer has the story.

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Amidst the numerous announcements of games coming to Switch, Bandai Namco announced it will be bringing a number of previously-announced and new titles to Nintendo's new console.

First, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 will be coming to Switch. Though the anime fighting game released last November on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, the Switch version will include local co-op (previous version only had the option to play local competitive multiplayer).

No official release date was given, but the company did mention it plans to bring a few other series to the console, specifically mentioning the Tales and Taiko Drum Master series, though it did not specify whether this would mean these would be ports of existing titles or new entries.
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The Snatch Series Trailer Has Arrived!
Jan 14, 2017 - 12:46 PM - by Evil Avatar

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The cult classic film Snatch is now a high-stakes, high-octane Crackle Original Series. Get in on the action, gangster mentality, heists and rapid-fire dialogue that earned the original movie a shite-load of fans. Snatch streams free on Crackle March 16. Starring Rupert Grint (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), Luke Pasqualino (Battlestar Gallactica: Blood & Chrome), Lucien Laviscourt (The Bye Bye Man), Marc Warren (Wanted, Hustle), Stephanie Leonidas (American Gothic), Phoebe Dynevor (Waterloo Road), Juliet Aubrey (The Infiltrator, The Constant Gardener), Tamer Hassan (Layer Cake, Kick-Ass), Dougray Scott (Mission: Impossible III, Taken 3) and Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl).

SNATCH streams free on Crackle March 16th.
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Lucasfilm Responds to Digital Carrie Fisher Rumors
Jan 14, 2017 - 12:36 PM - by Evil Avatar

Lucasfilm has released a statement responding to rumors that they might bring back Carrie Fisher in digital form for Star Wars Episode 9.

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We don’t normally respond to fan or press speculation, but there is a rumor circulating that we would like to address. We want to assure our fans that Lucasfilm has no plans to digitally recreate Carrie Fisher’s performance as Princess or General Leia Organa.

Carrie Fisher was, is, and always will be a part of the Lucasfilm family. She was our princess, our general, and more importantly, our friend. We are still hurting from her loss. We cherish her memory and legacy as Princess Leia, and will always strive to honor everything she gave to Star Wars.
While I believe them to be sincere in the short time, I think that long-term you will see Hollywood re-creating a TON of popular actors this way. As the technology improves, the temptation will be too great to resist. Like the Dark Side of the Force.
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Dave Made a Maze Teaser Trailer
Jan 14, 2017 - 11:55 AM - by Evil Avatar


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Dave, an artist who has yet to complete anything significant in his career, builds a fort in his living room out of pure frustration, only to wind up trapped by the fantastical pitfalls, booby traps, and critters of his own creation. Ignoring his warnings, Dave’s girlfriend Annie leads a band of oddball explorers on a rescue mission. Once inside, they find themselves trapped in an ever-changing supernatural world, threatened by booby traps and pursued by a bloodthirsty Minotaur.
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Weekend Headbanger - What are you listening to? #Volbeat
Jan 13, 2017 - 6:58 PM - by BeardedSonOfNel

I had a bunch of time behind the windshield, and while the miles ticked away I was jamming to Volbeat.

What are you listening to this weekend?
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Kyle MacLachlan returns in a new Twin Peaks Teaser
Jan 13, 2017 - 4:02 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Microsoft Confirms Game Mode for Windows 10 That Improves Performance #Microsoft
Jan 13, 2017 - 2:32 PM - by Emabulator

GameSpot has the story.

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As previously rumored, Windows 10 will soon incorporate a new Game Mode feature that improves system performance while playing PC games. This was confirmed by Microsoft today, though the exact nature of how it works remains to be seen.

"Our vision is for Game Mode to optimize your Windows 10 PC for increased performance in gaming," head of Xbox platform engineering Mike Ybarra said in a post on the Xbox Wire. "This is a big update for Windows; we're looking forward to Insiders getting their hands on this new feature for further testing, and we'll have much more to share on what it is and how it works soon, so stayed tuned."

Ybarra added on Twitter that Game Mode supports both Win32 and Universal Windows Platform games, which is a key factor. When the feature showed up in a leaked update in December, there was speculation that it could be limited to UWP games on the Windows Store-something that would have dramatically reduced its appeal.
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Let's Play BURNOUT Racing Series: Burnout 2, 3 & Revenge
Jan 13, 2017 - 9:55 AM - by Metal Jesus
Drunken Master Paul stops by the Metal Jesus Game Room to play some classic BURNOUT 2, 3 & Revenge on the original XBOX. We do Road Rage, split screen multiplayer racing and Crash Mode. Good times!


It's been 9 years since the last proper Burnout game. I really wish EA would bring the series back for modern systems!
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Nintendo Stock Prices Drop after Switch Announcement
Jan 13, 2017 - 9:25 AM - by Evil Avatar

Gamespot has the news that Nintendo's stock prices took a hit after the Nintendo Switch presentation last night.

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Nintendo made a lot of big announcements about its new console, the Switch, last night. The company announced the console's price and release date, confirmed that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a launch title, and revealed a new Mario game, among many other things.

Not everyone is enthusiastic about all the news, however, it seems. Nintendo's stock price is down 5.75 percent today on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It closed at ¥23,750 today in Japan, the lowest since December 22 (¥23,595). Nintendo's share price took a more dramatic dive after the initial Switch reveal in October 2016; share value also dropped following the launch of Super Mario Run.
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Weekend Gamer: What are you playing?
Jan 13, 2017 - 2:07 AM - by Jetherik

In the middle of the first month of the New Year - have you kept your resolution to play more games? What are you playing this weekend?
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Nintendo Switch Release Date & Price, Online Service Has Paid Subscription [Updated]
Jan 12, 2017 - 9:29 PM - by Emabulator

Nintendo has announced that the Nintendo Switch will be released worldwide on March 3rd, 2017 for $299.99. In addition, GameSpot has word that the Nintendo Switch online service will require a paid subscription.

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Nintendo has revealed details about the Nintendo Switch online service, which will be available via a free trial after the console's launch. The service supports online multiplayer and will require a paid subscription starting fall 2017.

The company gave initial information about Switch's online capabilities during the January 12 Nintendo Switch Presentation. There will be a compatible smartphone application that can connect to Switch's online service, and you will be able to schedule game sessions and chat with friends through the app.

Nintendo has not stated how much the online subscription will cost.
Click on the Headline for Trailers and Full Coverage on Nintendo Switch.
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Rise & Shine Launch Trailer
Jan 12, 2017 - 5:35 PM - by Emabulator


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Dust off your talking gun, because Rise & Shine, from Adult Swim Games and Super Awesome Hyper Dimensional Mega Team will be available tomorrow, January 13, for Xbox One and Steam!
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Gaming & Movie Deals #Nvidia #MassEffect #PS4 #XboxOne #Nintendo #Samsung #Sony
Jan 12, 2017 - 5:06 PM - by Emabulator

New Nvidia ShieldPC GamesPC Gaming HardwarePlayStation 4Xbox One
NintendoTV and Video
Books
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Enjoy Your Lunch! New Trailer for the Cannibal Movie "Raw"
Jan 12, 2017 - 2:04 PM - by Evil Avatar


Click on the Headine for the NSFW Red-Band Trailer.
2 Replies | 1,617 Views
Mass Effect: Andromeda 'Tempest & Nomad' Briefing Video
Jan 12, 2017 - 1:04 PM - by Evil Avatar


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4 Replies | 1,410 Views
Resident Evil 7 Welcome Home Trailer
Jan 12, 2017 - 12:57 PM - by Evil Avatar


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4 Replies | 1,319 Views
LEGO CITY Undercover First Trailer Revealed
Jan 12, 2017 - 12:16 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games today released the first trailer for LEGO CITY Undercover, featuring Chase McCain, a police officer who goes undercover and dons multiple disguises to hunt down the notorious – and recently escaped – criminal, Rex Fury, to put an end to his city-wide crime wave.

LEGO CITY Undercover features more than 20 unique districts to investigate, filled with car thieves to bust, vehicles to navigate, mischievous aliens to capture, hilarious movie references to discover, lost pigs to rescue and of course, hundreds of collectibles. Bringing together witty, original storytelling with signature LEGO humour, this open-world LEGO adventure creates a fun-filled experience for players of all ages, coming to the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC for the first time in Spring 2017.
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Styx: Shards of Darkness unveils the Art of Stealth Trailer
Jan 12, 2017 - 12:10 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Styx: Shards of Darkness is Cyanide Studio’s upcoming Stealth Adventure game arriving March 2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Today, watch Styx subvert Elven defenses in a stealthy attack that sees him using throwing daggers, knives, traps and even chandeliers to distract and kill his enemies, and steal the coveted Quartz, a source of magical power.

As a nimble Goblin, Styx’s strengths are boosted by a magical Amber flowing through his veins, allowing him a plethora of magical abilities such as amber vision, a short-lived invisibility, and even the possibility to clone himself. As well as these, Shards of Darkness introduces crafting, allowing Styx to create tools and gadgets to distract, disable, and kill his foes.

Use both magic and mayhem to infiltrate huge environments on the hunt for Quartz in Styx: Shards of Darkness, releasing March 2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC! You can preorder the game now on Steam to get 10% off and exclusive access to the Akenash set, donning the outfit and dagger from Styx's first adventure.

Following its positive reception from press and players, the centuries-old goblin assassin Styx returns in a new stealth game, Styx: Shards of Darkness, with a bigger budget, bigger ideas, and a new engine: Unreal 4.

Master of Shadows was a valiant exploration into the world of the green goblin thief, but Shards of Darkness will delve deeper into a complex narrative and fully realized world. Following the fall of Akenash tower, an extraordinary matter has forced Styx out of hiding to infiltrate Korrangar, the city of the Dark Elves. Supposedly impregnable, a diplomatic summit offers Styx a chance at slipping in unnoticed, as he learns that the event is nothing but a mere façade... Embark upon a stealthy adventure with new enemies, new environments, and a plethora of new mechanics aimed at refining the abilities and movement of Styx ; grappling around corners, climbing ropes, and using his trusty knife as a zip-wire. Shards of Darkness aims to offer unparalleled freedom of movement, along with refined stealth and assassination mechanics, expanding and improving on the strengths of Styx: Master of Shadows.

Styx: Shards of Darkness will be available begining of 2017 on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
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Kong: Skull Island Japanese Trailer
Jan 12, 2017 - 11:58 AM - by Evil Avatar


Kong: Skull Island is set to open on March 10, 2017.
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American Horror Story Renewed for Eighth and Ninth Seasons
Jan 12, 2017 - 11:56 AM - by Evil Avatar

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that American Horror Story will return for Season 8 and Season 9, this in addition to the seventh season airing this fall.

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FX has just renewed the annual limited series for another two installments.

This is all the more remarkable because the show was already renewed for a seventh season airing this fall (could it be set at sea?). This pickup is for an eighth and ninth round in addition to that. Assuming producers continue to generate one new horror tale per year, this will keep AHS on around through 2019.


Much like Murphy did with Roanoke, the topic of season 7 will not be revealed beforehand. “It actually will be shrouded in super secrecy,” FX CEO John Landgraf said at the Television Critics Association’s press tour on Thursday. “Ryan has yet another really innovative idea for how to do something fresh and different with the franchise that audiences haven’t seen before, and there’s a marketing promotional hook around that.”

Future seasons, however, are a little more unclear. “We know explicitly what next season is about, which is seven, but we don’t know what the eighth and ninth seasons are about,” Landgraf says. “We’re extending it out of trust and goodwill but also, Ryan made a commitment that he would continue to run that show and that he would be involved as he has been in the past with… designing and building the show from the ground up. So I honestly couldn’t tell you what seasons 8 or 9 [could] be, but I can only tell you that I’m really excited about season 7 and I’m utterly confident that seasons 8 and 9 will be equally original and interesting.”
Season 6 was pretty much nothing more than a bad slasher movie, it wasn't bad to watch but had nothing you couldn't find in a hundred direct-to-video horror films. Let's hope they have more in mind for Season 7.
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Batman Writer David Goyer Bringing Green Lantern Corps to Life
Jan 12, 2017 - 11:38 AM - by Evil Avatar

Deadline is reporting that Batman writer David Goyer will team up with Justin Rhodes to bring the Green Lantern Corps to the big screen.

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Warner Bros and DC are moving aggressively on a new screen version of Green Lantern. They’ve set David Goyer to write the script with Justin Rhodes for Green Lantern Corps, with Goyer producing and with DC heads Geoff Johns and Jon Berg exec producing. The new version is described as Lethal Weapon in space, and it’s based on a comic book origin story. The focus will be on two characters: Hal Jordan and John Stewart. The latter is an African American Marine sniper before he joined the Lantern Corps and the story very much focuses on his relationship with Jordan and the Corps. The story was conceived by Goyer and Johns.
I would love to see Ryan Reynolds get a second shot at this role.
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PlayStation VR Developer Guerrila Cambridge Closed
Jan 12, 2017 - 7:30 AM - by Evil Avatar

Gamesindustry.biz is reporting that Sony has closed Guerrila Cambridge, the developers of the PSVR title RIGS: Mechanized Combat League, and fired the entire staff.

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Sony is closing the Cambridge branch of Guerrilla Games, GamesIndustry.biz has learned. All employees will be laid off.

Sony has confirmed the impending shutdown to us, saying that the compulsory redundancies are "regrettable". The decision to close the studio comes from a review of all current PlayStation projects and resources, with the platform holder concluding that "in order to deliver on our strategic objectives, it is necessary to make some changes to the European studios structure".

Guerrilla Games Amsterdam, developer of Horizon: Zero Dawn and the Killzone series, will not be affected.
I did think I mentioned that PSVR was DOA.
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CHIPS Trailer is Here! #CHIPS
Jan 12, 2017 - 6:50 AM - by Evil Avatar


This is the FIRST trailer for CHiPs starring Dax Shepard, Michael Peña and more, in theaters March 24th.
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iBoy Trailer featuring Maisie Williams #iBoy
Jan 12, 2017 - 6:46 AM - by Evil Avatar


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Tom is an average teenager whose world is turned on its head when a violent encounter with local thugs leaves fragments of his shattered smartphone embedded in his brain. He wakes from a coma to discover that returning to normal teenage life is impossible because he has developed a strange set of superpowers. With these new powers he sets out to seek revenge on the gang, who also assaulted his best friend Lucy.

iBoy is a Netflix original film starring Bill Milner, Maisie Williams, Miranda Richardson and Rory Kinnear and is available on Netflix globally from January 27th, 2017.
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George RR Martin Thinks Next 'A Song of Ice and Fire' Book Will Be Out This Year #GoT
Jan 11, 2017 - 12:59 PM - by Emabulator

Author George RR Martin said he thinks the next A Song of Ice and Fire book will be out this year, which is what he said last year. GameSpot has the story.

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A Song of Ice and Fire author George RR Martin's propensity for taking ages to release each subsequent book of the series has long since ceased to be a joke for fans. 2016 came and went without the sixth book, The Winds of Winter, but Martin thinks--once again--that this is the year it finally comes out.

On Martin's blog, a fan requested a status update and suggested any statement would placate fans. Martin was more than a little dubious of that claim, responding, "You really think statements like that would make a difference? Ah, you sweet summer child. I have years of experience with this that tells me otherwise. But okay, I will try it your way."

He then offered some glimmer of hope for fans: "Not done yet, but I've made progress. But not as much as I hoped a year ago, when I thought to be done by now. I think it will be out this year."

To properly manage expectations, he punctuated his response by pointing out this isn't the first time he's felt that way. "But hey, I thought the same thing last year," he concluded.
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Latest Windows 10 Update Has Broken Multi-Screen Gaming #Win10 #Microsoft
Jan 11, 2017 - 11:42 AM - by Emabulator

TweakTown has the story.

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Microsoft has just released its new Cumulative Update for Windows 10 (KB3213986) which has broken multi-screen gaming, with the company noting that there are "known issues".

This means gamers that are running triple-display setups with AMD EyeFinity and NVIDIA Surround Sound will experiencing stuttering or clipped screens when running a game, but it should be fine in 2D applications. There's a workaround for this issue, with Microsoft adding that gamers can run their 3D apps in non-fullscreen mode - either in window-maximized, or just windowed modes.

But it gets better. Microsoft suggests that gamers disconnect their other displays, leaving just a single display connected to the PC for the game to work. Because, you know - that's why you spend thousands of dollars for the bleeding edge of high-end gaming, to disconnect those expensive LCDs.
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New Horizon Zero Dawn Trailer: Game Releasing February 28th
Jan 11, 2017 - 9:56 AM - by Evil Avatar


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The Television Game Show Starcade Is Being Rebooted
Jan 11, 2017 - 6:51 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel

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“Starcade is a classic game show from the ‘80s and is pure nostalgic fun. We couldn’t be more excited to work with the original show creators to ‘retro-boot’ Starcade for a new generation of fans. As we continue to actively expand our reach into production and development for new series, movies, unscripted shows and specials, this deal exemplifies the type of content we plan to pursue which taps into the interests and passions of our company’s loyal fanbase.”

Creators Caruso and Arthur also chime in on the reboot deal, stating:

“We’re thrilled to be part of this Starcade revival. We look forward to bringing the show back for all those avid Starcaders who have been waiting for years, as well as a new class of gaming heroes. Game on!”

After a few scrapped pilots, including one in which a pre-Jeopardy! Alex Trebek hosted, Starcade debuted in 1982 on Ted Turner’s then-burgeoning cable outlet TBS, eventually moving on to syndication until its conclusion in 1984. Mark Richards was its original host, replaced for the rest of its run in 1983 by Geoff Edwards. The show would pave the way for further genre-similar game shows in later eras such as Video Power, GamePro TV, Nick Arcade and Arena. Interestingly, Starcade did experience a retro Renaissance of sorts in 2002 when the (now-defunct) video-game-themed cable network G4 ran reruns.
Via Den Of Geek
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Microsoft Abandons Windows Store for Halo Wars 2 #HaloWars2
Jan 10, 2017 - 1:57 PM - by Evil Avatar

Looks like Microsoft is finally warming up to the idea that the Windows Store is a failure, Halo Wars 2 is getting a physical game release.

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THQ Nordic Partners with 343 Industries and Microsoft Studios for Physical Retail Release of Halo Wars 2 on Windows 10

THQ Nordic is partnering with Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries to bring Halo Wars 2 for Windows 10 to retail stores worldwide via physical packaging release. In addition, purchases of the physical retail release of Halo Wars 2 on Windows 10 PC will grant digital access to the Xbox One version via Xbox Play Anywhere.

Both the Standard and Ultimate Edition of Halo Wars 2 will be available at retail stores with high-quality packaging. The physical retail release of Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition is stunning and provides fans with four-day early access to the core game, a Season Pass and Halo Wars: Definitive Edition, an enhanced version of the original Halo Wars that is playable on both Windows 10 and Xbox One as an Xbox Play Anywhere title. Learn more about Xbox Play Anywhere

“After working on so many titles together with Microsoft in 2016, we are stoked to start the year with another partnership. Being able to deliver such a big franchise to RTS and Halo fans alike, the opportunity to buy and own this game in a beautiful physical shape is something we appreciate a lot.” – Lars Wingefors, founder & Group CEO of THQ Nordic

“For fans who love to own the box, we’re excited to partner with THQ Nordic and bring Halo Wars 2 to physical release on Windows 10,” stated 343 Industries Studio Head of Strategy Games Development Dan Ayoub. “THQ Nordic has been great to work with and we look forward to the game’s release on Feb. 21, 2017.”

Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition includes four-day early access, releasing on February 17, 2017, retailing at 79,99 EUR/USD, and the Standard Edition will release on February 21, 2017, retailing at 59,99 EUR/USD.
Now if only they had the brains to suck it up and release their games on Steam.
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For Honor Closed Beta Coming January 26th-29th
Jan 10, 2017 - 11:44 AM - by Evil Avatar


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Today, Ubisoft announced that the For Honor Closed Beta will be available from January 26th–29th on current-gen consoles and PC. Those still waiting to pledge their sword can sign up to have a chance to participate in the closed beta at forhonorgame.com/war.

Coinciding with the Closed Beta, Ubisoft is launching War of the Factions, a limited-time event which will help answer the question: When the mighty Vikings, deadly Samurai and bold Knights finally collide on the battlefield, who will reign supreme? War of the Factions will track all multiplayer activities across all platforms from all players during the Closed Beta, and will reward players for fighting for their factions and honor the winning faction with additional rewards. The rewards will transfer to the full game and only be available to Closed Beta participants.

Developed by Ubisoft Montreal in collaboration with other Ubisoft studios*, For Honor offers an engaging campaign and thrilling multiplayer. Players embody warriors of the three Great Factions – the bold Knights, the brutal Vikings and the enigmatic Samurai – fighting to the death on intense and believable melee battlefields. The game’s innovative combat system puts players in total control of their warriors, allowing them to utilise the unique skills and combat style of each hero to vanquish all enemies who stand in their way. For Honor will be available on February 14th.

For more information about For Honor, please follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ForHonorGame and on Twitter at twitter.com/ForHonorGame. To learn more about other Ubisoft games, please visit ubiblog.com.
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Ben Affleck Confirms He Will Direct The Batman, Says He's "Working on it" #Batman
Jan 10, 2017 - 10:13 AM - by Emabulator

GameSpot has the story.

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Ben Affleck has confirmed that he will direct the standalone Batman movie, and that the script is still being worked on. There have been recent rumours that the film's production may have moved back, and that Affleck might not even direct, but he has now stated that he will definitely helm the movie.

Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to promote his new movie Live By Night, Affleck said: "I'm going to direct the next Batman. We're working on it. It's one of those things that's really frustrating because like Live by Night took me a year-and-a-half to write it and get it ready. And I worked really hard. It's just nobody gave a s**t! Nobody was like, 'Where's Live by Night?'

"But with Batman I keep on getting, 'Where's the f**king Batman?!' And I'm like, 'Whoa, I'm working! Give me a second!'"
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Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Entirely Optional, BioWare Reveals #MassEffect
Jan 10, 2017 - 9:51 AM - by Emabulator

MCV has the story.

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Mass Effect Andromeda’s multiplayer mode will have stronger ties to the game’s overall story, but will be entirely optional, Bioware has revealed. In an interview with Kotaku Australia, Bioware producer Mike Gamble spoke about how the game’s multiplayer mode will differ from Mass Effect 3.

Exact details about what the multiplayer mode will entail are still thin on the ground, but players will be glad to hear that they won’t be required to play it in order to get the most out of the main story. In Mass Effect 3, players were encouraged to try the game’s multiplayer mode in order to improve their overall readiness reading, which determined how many characters survived the last battle. Mass Effect Andromeda’s multiplayer, however, isn’t required to finish the main story.

"There's a system that we use called the Strike Team system, and fundamentally it allows you to go between singleplayer and multiplayer within the game," Gamble stated. "And it's packaged around a meta-story of what's going on in Helios."

The meta-story can also be finished without participating in multiplayer missions.

"I can tell you that there's a loading screen - it's not entirely seamless - but it won't require you to stop your game and restart in a different mode. Because narratively it's all connected, it makes a lot of sense,” Gamble added.

Gamble also shed some light on Andromeda’s PC performance. He said the game will ship with an unlocked framerate, and there will also be support for ultra-wide resolution monitors.
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Hacked NES Classic Edition More Than Doubles The Console's Game Count
Jan 10, 2017 - 6:18 AM - by BeardedSonOfNel


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By plugging the console into a computer using a USB cable — putting it into what is essentially a developer or production mode — and uploading ROMs to the console, it can reasonably run more games than the initial 30 it comes with.

How many more games? One YouTube user managed to load just over 50 games onto his console, including box art. The result is an NES Classic Edition with 84 games in total, nicely organized and still workable as a normal console. Even features like save states still function.
Via Business Insider
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Cars 3 Extended Sneak Peek #Cars3
Jan 09, 2017 - 7:21 PM - by Evil Avatar


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Twin Peaks Returns May 21st #TwinPeaks
Jan 09, 2017 - 4:11 PM - by Evil Avatar

From Showtime on twitter: Diane, #Showtime is entering the town of #TwinPeaks. #TCA17
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