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Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition lets you capture Kaos

The $100 Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition is starting to look like a better investment. Every time a new game is released, there’s always a special Dark Edition that includes different character variations and other special bonuses. Usually, it’s specific to one outlet and practically identical to the $79.99, standard starter pack, but the Skylanders more »

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The Vigatar creator doesn’t understand how games work

Every once and a while, a crowdfunding endeavor comes up that makes you squint your eyes, furrow your brow, and furiously shake your head. “No, uh uh, nope, we don’t want or need this.” This, my friends, is how I feel about the Vigatar. (Which rhymes with minotaur, another thing we definitely can live without.) more »

Sony heavily invested in Project Morpheus

Debuted to the public back in March 2014, Project Morpheus is Sony’s take on virtual reality. While it seems Sony just jumped on the bandwagon behind the Oculus Rift, it has become recently apparent that the company is taking this very seriously. CEO Andrew House has said that Project Morpheus is not just an experiment more »

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EB Expo Attendees Can Get Skylanders Trap Team’s Gearshift

Sites like eBay are going to be innundated with figures come October 2, 2014. It isn’t just because all pre-orders of the game come with the NFC figure. It’s also because the EB Expo will be giving them away too. Getting a Gearshift figure at EB Games Australia’s EB Expo 2014 will prove a bit more »

Video game comics are better than the actual games

I’m going to admit, before we get started, that I can’t stand The Witcher as a franchise for various reasons. I started reading The Witcher as an obligation; it’s a video game comic and it’s part of my job. That’s when I discovered something strange.

Don’t Get into Staring Contests with Espurr

Anime Midwest 2014 was held in Rosemont, Illinois this past weekend, but that isn’t why this fourth of July weekend is notable. No, this three day weekend is now infamous for another reason. For it was July 6, 2014, that a cat got into a staring contest and lost. What? What does this have to more »

Race to McDonald’s – Mario Kart 8 Happy Meal Toys are Here!

We interrupt these 4th of July festivities for a very important announcement. The Mario Kart 8 Happy Meal toys are now at McDonald’s. I repeat, McDonald’s has the little Mario Kart 8 toys! It isn’t a drill, the toys are going to go fast, so hurry and get out there! I discovered the appearance of more »

Gamester Gear Cruiser P3210 Review: Good Cans at a Good Price

Gamester Gear Cruiser P3210 Price: $110 MSRP System(s): PC, PS3, PS4 Release Date: May, 2014 Using headsets is always an adventure for any gamer, but these in particular stand out as both a way to add to the experience and a fairly reasonable price for quality headphones. With a unique rumble technology, the Cruiser P3210 more »

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Alienware Steam Machines can be Successful

We all know that Valve’s Steam Machines, more commonly known as Steam Boxes, are coming later in 2014. However, some Steam Machine hardware developers, like Alienware, are already voicing doubts about whether or not they will be successful. Instead of questioning, Alienware should be confident in the Steam Machine. It can not only sell, but more »

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Tomorrow is GameStop’s Skylanders Day

The Skylanders series of games are so popular, GameStop goes out of its way every year to hold a Skylanders Day to get people in the door to get special figures and deals. With Skylanders Trap Team coming later this year and even more Skylanders Swap Force characters still to be released, it’s an event more »

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E3 2014: OwnPhones Earbuds Become Custom Fit Fashion Statement

When Apple released their redesign of the conventional style of headphones, they did so with the idea that ears are shaped differently from one another and the design of earbuds should be able to adapt accordingly. It’s a nice maxim, and it’s hard to refute. But when they launched their “Earpods,” it was hard to more »

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E3 2014: Skylanders Trap Team has the Coolest Characters

Listen, it’s been almost a week since E3 2014. If you love the Skylanders series and are interested in Skylanders Trap Team, you’ve probably ready at least two or three previews by now. So this isn’t going to be one of those. You have some idea of how the game plays, especially if you’ve played more »