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Valve and HTC partner for virtual reality headset

Valve is going all in with VR, announcing a partnership with HTC for a headset called the Vive. It uses two 1200 X 1080 displays that will refresh at 90 frames per second. According to HTC it can track a user’s physical location in a spot up to 15 feet by 15 feet . The more »

OlliOlli is the first 3rd-party cross buy title for 3DS/Wii U

OlliOlli, developer Roll 7’s frenetic 2D skateboarding title, will soon become the first third-party game to release with cross buy support between 3DS and Wii U, publisher Curve Digital recently announced. OlliOlli also offered cross buy with PS Vita when it released for PS4 and PS3 in August 2014, so it’s no surprise to see them more »

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Star Trek Online to add Leonard Nimoy Memorial to Planet Vulcan

I don’t play as much as I used to, but I used to play a great amount of Star Trek Online. So much so that I even have a lifetime membership. I’ve stopped playing because I don’t really like MMOs and it began to feel a bit repetitive, but one of the things that kept more »

PS4 Anniversary Edition contest gets a do-over in Japan

The PS4 Anniversary Edition is a beautiful. Well, beautiful and limited, if you want to be exact. It’s one of those rare gems that will be the prize of a person’s collection, and people went crazy in the brief period of time they were available. Now, imagine you entered the Japanese contest to win one more »

Ganon becomes playable in new Hyrule Warriors DLC

For the end of its season pass, Hyrule Warriors is getting its long-awaited Boss Pack DLC, which includes a new, separate play mode in which you smash armies to bits as Ganon himself. The pack also adds a boss rush mode where you’ll be able to Ganon-bash your way through the game’s many bosses and unlock more »

Capcom offering refunds for Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PC

Unlike its console counterparts, the PC version of Resident Evil Revelations 2 does not include local co-op. This comes in stark contrast to the game’s adverts and Steam page, which all listed offline co-op as an included feature until today. Capcom told Eurogamer that local co-op was cut “to ensure a stable user experience across a variety of different PC more »

Here’s Your February 27, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

February’s at an end, so let’s exit this month right. Time to go through a round of indie game bundles. Be prepared to stay awhile. This week there are 32 indie game bundles to choose from. Once again, I’m saying the Humble Square Enix Bundle 2 is the best bet. You’re getting a lot of more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of February 25, 2015

highlights this week’s arcade releases. It’s on both the Xbox One and the Xbox 360. The game features two interwoven stories that will take place over four episodes, starring Claire Redfield and Moira Burton. She’s the daughter of Barry Burton, best known for his horrible B-movie quotes including: “Jill, here’s a lockpick. It might be more »

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 »

Yup, that Gold Mario Amiibo is tied to Walmart

Word has come down from on high. The great Nintendo has spoken. Lo, the Gold Mario Amiibo will be a retailer exclusive. More specifically, he will be a Walmart exclusive. And the people who camp out and go crazy over these things will not rejoice, because retailer-exclusive NFC figures suck. Nintendo says 3,000 Walmarts will 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 »

Crossy Road is the right way to free-to-play

Have you played Crossy Road yet? Given it’s a free-to-play game available on both Android and iOS, it seems quite likely. Especially since it’s a fun and entertaining take on the whole Frogger formula. Why did the chicken, basket ball player, zombie, whale, or unicorn cross the road? Because if they didn’t keep crossing forever, more »