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Walmart, Microsoft selling Xbox Live Gold for $40

Seeing as how Xbox Live Gold is normally $59.99, I figured this was news you’d want to hear. Two places have marked down the price of a year of the Xbox Live Gold subscription out of nowhere, and it’s really rather interesting. One is Walmart, which cut the price to $39.96. That’s the normal one, more »

Nintendo eShop Update for February 26, 2015

Forget the whole update thing. Today is the Donkey Kong update. Of the 11 games hitting the and eShops today, 6 are Virtual Console games starring Nintendo’s iconic monkey. Overkill? Perhaps, but Nintendo is offering 30% Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze or Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D if someone buys at least one of the more »

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Rumor: Next PS4 firmware update and new features coming soon

A major PS4 firmware update packing several new features will release near the end of March, according to a tip from known industry insider Tidux, which supports a recent teaser from PlayStation Community Manager Fred Dutton. While Dutton, in a response to one user’s suggestions for future updates, said on February 18 that “the next update more »

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Pre-order wave 4 Amiibos at Play-Asia (update)

I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription, are more Amiibos! To be specific, the wave 4 Amiibos. These things are still selling like crazy, shortages are rampant, and people are stalking sites to see when pre-orders open up for the latest NFC figures. Well, I have good news for you. Play-Asia has them! Well, more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, February 24, 2015

If you’re into Dragon Ball, this week’s PlayStation Store update is something to be excited about. If you aren’t into Dragon Ball, maybe not. Unless you’re into Resident Evil, in which case you’re in good hands. If neither strikes your fancy, we can’t ever be friends. Sorry. PS4 Dragon Ball Xenoverse ($59.99, $84.99 for Season Pass more »

$6 Titanfall is at Amazon

Hunting for a deal? You found one. Titanfall, the original Xbox One darling, is now down to $6. Ridiculous? Yes, but 100% true. That is, if you don’t mind the PC version. And, well, using Origin. That last part might be a deal breaker, but people who appreciate a good bargain should really overlook it. more »

The Vita is now 3, so 36 games are on sale

The Vita turns 3, so 36 games are on sale The Vita has officially been around for three years. It’s a big deal. Especially since there have been naysayers around, doubting its viability since launch. Fortunately, the little handheld has been chugging along, and we’ve been rewarded with some great games as a result. 36 more »

TwitchCon could be better for Let’s Play “stars” than attendees

Game steaming has become a viable method of entertainment media. League of Legends finals draw over 30 million viewers, there were 9.4 million Awesome Games Done Quick unique viewers this year, and in 2014 Twitch had over 100 million unique, monthly viewers. It’s no wonder that TwitchCon 2015, the first official convention celebrating streaming games, more »

Don’t buy Darkest Dungeon from the Windows Game Store

Don’t buy Darkest Dungeon from the Windows Game Store Do you, for some reason, get your PC games from the Windows Game Store instead of Steam, Amazon, or direct from developers? If you did so for Red Hook Studio’s Darkest Dungeon, then you unintentionally did a very bad thing. The developer didn’t put its game more »

Aeternoblade Review: Test your Patience

Aeternoblade Price: $14.99 System(s): PS Vita (Nintendo 3DS) Release Date: February 11, 2015 (3DS Feb. 18) Publisher (Developer): Corecell Technology (Corecell Technology) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence, Mild Language and Mild Suggestive Themes Through either personal experience or media, you’re probably familiar with the iconic “Strong Man” competitions that crop up at fairs and carnivals. Colorful carnies invite more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, February 17, 2015

This week is a doozy. Another PS4 board game, British dudes shooting werewolves, a fancy version of a big fighting game and… Q*Bert??? We have an interesting list of games, and yet another big sale. Those seem to be happening pretty frequently lately. Hooray! PS4 Dead or Alive 5 Last Round ($39.99) This is exactly more »

Tales of Zestiria listed for release on Steam

Between ports of Final Fantasy and the more recent Valkyria Chronicles, PC gamers are practically swimming in JRPGs compared to the sparse years preceding the recent surge. Here to keep that momentum is Tales of Zestiria, the latest in Bandai Namco’s Tales series, which has cropped up in the Steam database. The listing, ID 61325, was originally titled “Tales of Zestiria”, more »