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Review: AirMech Arena

on Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | By Ryan

When you think of Real Time Strategy games you probably think of games like Command & Conquer and Age of Empires. While you think of those you probably expect to play them on a PC. Well Ubisoft and Carbon Games have released a game called AirMech Arena on Xbox Live Arcade. Now I know what you’re probably thinking, “A RTS on a console? That sounds like a disaster waiting...

Dan Andelman Leaves Nintendo

on Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | By Ryan

Dan Adelman, the Indie Outreach Specialist for Nintendo, announced via Twitter that he is no longer with the company. Adelman told Kotaku that “When people started complaining that I wasn’t active on Twitter anymore, it was suggested that a PR person could just post in my name. I thought that was about the worst idea I’d ever heard, so I left it as is and let...

Killer Instinct Season 2 Coming

on Wed, Aug 13, 2014 | By Ryan

As if you still haven’t gotten tired of Killer Instinct yet, Iron Galaxy announced that the second season of Killer Instinct will be available on October 15. Season 2 will come with 2 fighters, TJ Combo and Maya. Those who buy the Ultra Edition will receive Killer Instinct 2: Ultra Edition, some extra costumes and accessories, as well at 8 new fighters. These new fighters...

When Will IE8 Support End?

on Mon, Aug 11, 2014 | By Ryan

Microsoft announced via Internet Explorer Team Blog that support for Internet Explorer 8, their most popular browser now, will officially end January 12, 2016. Director of Internet Explorer Roger Capriotti had this to say… “After January 12, 2016, only the most recent version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system will receive technical support...

What’s Next for Rare?

on Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | By Ryan

Xbox head Phil Spencer recently talked with CVG about the future of Rare, the company that brought us Banjo Kazooie and Conker’s Bad Fur Day. Spencer admitted that the company is working on a new “Rare Game”. Below is an excerpt… “I think it’s about them thinking about the next game that’s going to be the next ‘Rare game’ and really...

New King of Fighters Announced

on Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | By Ryan

Siliconera has confirmed that SNK Playmore is working on a new King of Fighters. This was revealed after SNK put a hiring post on their website looking for a new game programmer, CG designer, and technical designer for a new King of Fighters game. When Siliconera asked SNK if it would be in 3D they replied “Indeed, a new installment in 3D in the KOF series is currently in...

New Downtown Remake

on Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | By Ryan

For the old school gamers, we have some great news for you. Famitsu magazine in Japan has announced that one of the games in the famous Kunio-Kun series will be getting a remake. So which game is it? Why it’s Downtown Nekketsu Koshinkyoku Soreyuke Daiundokai, or translated in english, Downtown Hot-Blooded March: Let’s Go to the Great Sports Meet. The original game was released...

Tablet Demand Down?

on Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | By Ryan

According to a recent study done by Canalys, tablet sales were down 5% last quarter. It seems as the 2 biggest developers of tablets, Apple and Samsung, both experience a dip in sales last quarter. Apple sold 13.3 million units while Samsung sold 8.9 million tablets.   So what’s the reasoning behind this decline? Canalys Senior Analyst Tim Couling had this to say… “A...

Another Resident Evil Remake Announced

on Tue, Aug 5, 2014 | By Ryan

Capcom has announced that they will be remaking the original Resident Evil. For those thinking “Didn’t they already do that?”, well yes they did. In 2002 they remade the original Resident Evil from 1996. This version announced will be a remake of the 2002 HD remake.   So what makes this different than the 2002 remake? Well the PS4 and Xbox One versions will run in...

Tropico 5 Banned in Thailand

on Mon, Aug 4, 2014 | By Ryan

New Era Games Marketing Manager Nonglak Sahavattanapong announced that Tropico 5 will not be available in the country of Thailand today. Thailand military is placing the ban due because “some part of its content might affect peace and order in the country.” This is most likely due to the Thailand military took over the country less than 3 months ago. Sahavattanapong...


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