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Minecraft Story Mode is certainly something

I like to believe I trust Telltale Games. The developer clearly knows what it’s doing, with hits like The Walking Dead, Sam & Max, Fables, and, most recently, Game of Thrones. Still, their latest Minecraft Story Mode announcement is giving me pause. Because this is Minecraft, a game that’s essentially virtual legos, and one wonders more »

Nintendo eShop Update for December 18, 2014

Well, this is a massive update. Nothing terribly, super awesome in it for the or , though. It’s not like we got the 3DS Badge Grab Center. Probably the only thing I’d recommend is Fairune for the 3DS, since most of the stuff in this week’s eShop update is shovelware. As for sales, there are more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, December 18, 2014

As the holidays are only a week away, the PlayStation Store is all about the bundles. There’s a few new games peppered in this weeks list, but if you’re looking for a digital deal, now is your best bet. The PlayStation Store sales are out in full force. (Especially if you enjoy Atlus games!) Check more »

2 Amiibos for $22 at Toys R Us

Amiibo frenzy is on. The second wave has launched and, hopefully, we should see all of the December Amiibos starting today. After a false start last week, there’s even a better way to go ahead and grab the ones you want. All you have to do is head to your local Toys R Us. All more »

Avengers Alliance’s latest Spec Op gets Inhuman

Don’t look now, true believers. Maximus The Mad has approached Nick Fury with some bad news. Thanos is alive and headed to Earth for yet another attempt at conquest. He blames the Inhumans for his last defeat, so Black Bolt and his family have entered the fray. Completing this Spec Op will unlock Crystal and more »

Pokemon Center selling Pokemon Trainer Nendoroid

Fantastic news for anyone who loves video game figurines. Especially if they also care about Pokemon. Good Smile Company’s Pokemon Trainer Nendoroid is now available outside of Japan. How’s that for a holiday surprise for you? The Pokemon Trainer Nendoroid was originally a Japan exclusive item. You had to actually pre-order and visit a location more »

Skylanders Trap Team sees the light and gets dark December 21

Skylanders Trap Team will finally be complete next week. Activision and Toys for Bob pulled a switcheroo on players this iteration. Thet expanded the elements. Light and Dark were added to Magic, Water, Life, Undead, Tech, Earth, Wind, and Fire. Except, there have been no Light or Dark Skylanders released. Now, that problem is solved. more »

Payday 2 adds a lucky Clover, Diamond Heist

Anyone can be an amazing, virtual bankrobber. Equal opportunity and what not. Overkill Software is embracing that with one of its new Payday 2 DLC packs. In addition to a whole new heist, the first female character is being added to the game. Clover is from Dublin, Ireland and is really proud of her heritage. more »

NIS America announces trifecta of 2015 games

The PS3, PS4, and Vita are all set next year. NIS America has those of us with the systems covered in 2015. As of right now, we’ll have at least one game for each one from the publisher. Naturally, all three are RPGs. The first is The Awakened Fate Ultimatum, sequel to The Guided Fate more »

Malfunction: Transformers Universe shutting down

There apparently are limits to the pop culture pull of the Transformers. The Jagex MOBA based on our favorite robots in disguise is going the way of Unicron after less than a year. It will close Jan. 31, 2015 and no new accounts are being accepted. Players who purchased a founders pack, relic bundles or more »

Xbox Countdown to 2015 deals begin today

The new year is almost upon us, but let’s not forget the great games we played throughout 2014. Over the next two weeks, Microsoft is going to discount several of them, some for only a day. Some of the   titles on sale include Titanfall: Game of the Year Edition, Wolfenstein: The New Order and more »

Hearthstone Android debuts in time for the holidays

A new audience can go ahead and play Blizzard Entertainment’s latest, most addictive game. The Hearthstone Android version is here. All it takes is a few minutes to head over to Google Play and make this game yours. You know you want to. Because really, the Hearthstone Android port has come at the perfect time. more »