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Wave 2 Amiibos already appearing (update)

The “official” release date for the second run of Amiibos is December 14, 2014. That’s when you’re supposed to start seeing characters like Luigi, Zelda, and Little Mac on store shelves. However, people online are beginning to report that isn’t the case. Allegedly, the wave 2 Amiibo lineup have started showing up in stores. I more »

Vita and PS4 China debut set for January 11, 2015

Wanted when you’ll see a Vita or PS4 China launch? Give it exactly one month. Sony has a set date for both the handheld and console’s debut, and it’s surprisingly soon. On January 11, 2015, a whole new region will officially be exposed to Sony’s systems for the first time. Hey! It only took 20 more »

Nintendo eShop Update for December 11, 2014

Ready for another robust update? I know we’ve been busy before then, but it’s time for the and eShops to get a regular, large load of games. This week there are 9 new 3DS games and 2 for the Wii U. It’s a lot to process. I’ll give you a minute. Minute’s up. This is more »

China’s Borderlands Online probably isn’t the Borderlands MMO we think it is

China’s  Shanda Interactive has revealed Borderlands Online, a PC and mobile MMO, to introduce the Borderlands franchise to China. Borderlands Online is being developed in cooperation with Gearbox and 2K Games, and is set to enter the beta phase in 2015. The game will be free to play, and will launch with four playable classes: Mercenary, more »

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Rumor: Steam Winter Sale on December 18, 2014

I know we had a Steam Autumn Sale a few weeks ago, but it wasn’t enough, right? The deals weren’t great enough. No, we need a Steam Winter Sale, stat! Fortunately, the site is ready to deliver. At least, it apparently is. A leak hit the internet today, suggesting a sale could be coming sooner more »

NIS and NIS America aren’t going anywhere

Worried about NIS and NIS America? Don’t be. There was a rumor going around the internet today, with people worried the developer and publisher was on the brink of disaster. Fortunately, it was all a translation error and the company is fine. What happened was this. Companies have been commenting on the PlayStation 20th Anniversary more »

This week on the PlayStation Store, December 10, 2014

The tides of the holiday flood have subsided, but the PlayStation Store still has a few leftovers to feed your appetite before Christmas. There are both new games and sales, and both should keep you happy. Not to mention, Suikoden II has made a comeback! Check out the full list of PlayStation Store releases below. more »

Free SimCity 2000 awaits you

You deserve free SimCity 2000. No, don’t question it. Accept it. EA wants to offer you something, so go ahead and take it. I mean, you can’t turn away an Origin On the House game. Especially when it’s something like this. Especially since this is the best free SimCity 2000 you could possibly get. It’s more »

2K Sports banning players for creating Chris Benoit in WWE 2K15

Celebrities may be gifted at things such as acting, singing or in this case, pro wrestling. But away from their chosen profession, they have as many problems as the rest of us. Often, they have even more because everyone is watching them. Chris Benoit is a case of a performer’s fans separating the work they more »

Swamp Thing ready to save nature in Infinite Crisis

Swamp Thing, DC Comics’  vigilant guardian of all things natural, will be available to play in Turbine’s Infinite Crisis MOBA Dec.17. Dr. Alec Holland was experimenting with a chemical that might have solved the world’s food crisis. But bad guys attempted to steal his discovery, triggering a lab explosion. Since this is a comic book more »

Cubic Ninja is worthless now

Bad news for Ubisoft. One of the company’s 3DS shovelware titles has gone back to being one of those games , play a few times, then never touch again. Yes, I’m here to report that Nintendo has patched the exploit that allowed people to use homebrew on the 3DS if they had a copy of more »

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Hope you didn’t want a Lucario Amiibo

Man, these Amiibos are getting to be serious business. An hour ago, I told you that certain NFC figures are going to be limited editions. Now, we get to see a hint at how limited the Lucario Amiibo will be. The Lucario Amiibo is a Toys R Us exclusive, NFC figure. It’s the only place more »