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Interview: Wally Wingert Talks Voicing The Riddler, Initial D, Family Guy, etc.

on Tue, Aug 18, 2015 | By Ryan

Growing up, we’ve all watched tv shows and have wondered who does the voice to a character. Especially after we watch a tv show and think to ourselves “That person sounds a lot like ____!” We also sometimes do it for video games as well. The voice of The Riddler in the Batman games has always intrigued me, not totally from trying to figure out the riddles,...

Nintendo 3DS Bundled With Original Super Mario Bros. In Korea

on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | By Ryan

Nintendo of Korea announced today that South Korea will be receiving an exclusive Nintendo 3DS bundle package. The Super Mario themed 3DS includes a 3DS console with interchangeable faceplates, a Super Mario themed faceplate, and the NES version of the original Super Mario Bros. pre-installed on the system. ...

Minecraft World Record Broken

on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | By Ryan

Minecraft, a game that honestly needs no introduction at all. It also shouldn’t surprise you that people speedrun the game in many ways. So lets get down to it. A Canadian gamer who goes by the name AlphaCreeps broke the world record under the Any% Set Seed Glitchless category in version 1.6.4 of Minecraft. Alpha did it with a time of 8 minutes 31 seconds 920 milliseconds....

Super Smash Bros. Melee World Record Broken

on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | By Ryan

Super Smash Bros. is an amazing series and has always sold extremely well on Nintendo consoles ever since the original was released back on the Nintendo 64. While the game has a huge online multiplayer community, it also has a large speedrunning community. A player who goes by the gamertag Kevy1885 has just set a new world record for Super Smash Bros. Melee under the Adventure-Easy...

Halo 5 Developer Responds To No Split-Screen Criticism

on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | By Ryan

Awhile back Microsoft announced that the next installment in the Halo franchise, Halo 5: Guardians, would not be supporting split-screen for both campaign and multiplayer modes. 343 Industries Executive Producer Josh Holmes said on the matter back in July.. “Many of our ambitious goals for Halo 5 would be compromised in a split-screen setting and the time spent optimizing...

Ouye Being Crowdfunded;Rips off Playstation 4 and Xbox One

on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | By Ryan

China has always been to the subject of counterfeit goods for years. Everything from clothing to cigarettes, many things are counterfeited out of factories all across the country. According to Chinese crowdfunding site JD.com, there is a new gaming console called the Ouye that is seeking financial backing. The Ouya advertises itself to be able to play games in 1080p, but upon...

Van Halen Coming To Rock Band 4

on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | By Ryan

You might as well jump as Harmonix has announced for the first time ever, Van Halen will be coming to the Rock Band series in Rock Band 4. The bands hit song Panama will be the track featured on Rock Band 4. Additional tracks will be available via Rock Band Music Store. Harmonix CEO Steve Janiak released this statement… “For years we’ve wanted to bring Van...

Phantasy Star Online 2 Coming To Playstation 4

on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | By Ryan

Sega announced during the ARCS Festival 2015 that Phantasy Star Online 2 will be coming to Playstation 4. Sega also announced an upcoming content update called “Reborn: Episode 4” which will be available on PS Vita and PC versions of Phantasy Star Online 2.   Phantasy Star Online will be released...

Pokemon Rumble World Record Broken

on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | By Ryan

The Pokémon franchise is no secret in the speedrunning community. While most tend to play the mobile games on the Game Boy and Nintendo 3DS, there are still lots of speedrunners for the others including Pokémon Rumble. A player who goes by Rubberduckyassassin3 has just set the world record for Pokémon Rumble under the Any% No Passwords category. He did it with a time of...

Commander Keen 6 World Record Broken

on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 | By Ryan

Gamers who grew up in the 90s have probably heard of the Commander Keen series. Despite having a mobile version of the game being released in 2013, it’s still one of those popular series that sadly has been forgotten with time. A player out of the Netherlands who goes by the name Roehoer has just set the world record for Commander Keen 6: Aliens Ate My Babysitter. The...


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