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Nintendo Lays Off Over 300 Employees

on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 | By Ryan Shoptaw

Crazy news to report as Nintendo Europe have been hit with layoffs. According to Kotaku, Nintendo Europe released 130 full-time employees as well as another 190 employees who worked for them through a leasing agency   In a statement, Nintendo Europe had this to say…   “As previously communicated in June 2014, approximately 130 permanent employees will be released...

Back to Bed Release On iOS

on Thu, Aug 28, 2014 | By Ryan Shoptaw

Earlier today Bedtime Digital Games’ new game Back to Bed was officially released on iOS and Android devices. This 3D puzzle game developed by the studio of 6 was released earlier this month on Steam, but for those who would rather play the game on the go, then you know have the option. The game is prices at $4 on iOS and Android Store, and is also priced at $5.99 on Steam....

Twitch Purchased By Amazon?

on Mon, Aug 25, 2014 | By Ryan Shoptaw

It what is considered a huge news story in the gaming world and business news in general. It seems like Twitch will NOT be bought by Google after all. Instead Amazon has swooped in and have purchased Twitch from underneath them. It has been said that talks between Twitch and Google have died down in past weeks, which was thought to have been a done deal. Amazon has already...

What Percent of PC Games Were Digital?

on Sun, Aug 24, 2014 | By Ryan Shoptaw

If you’ve ever stepped into a video game store in the past 4 years you’ve probably noticed that the amount of games that are being available digitally seem to be growing every year. Of course this is very obvious if you look at the PC section. A recent analysis done by DFC Intelligence reported to PC Retail that 92% of all PC games sold around the world in 2013 were distributed...

New Yakuza Game Announced

on Sun, Aug 24, 2014 | By Ryan Shoptaw

Sega announced this morning that they will indeed be coming out with a new game to their famous Yakuza series. This new addition to the series will simply be called Yakuza Zero: The Place of Oath. The only details that have emerged is the game will be available for both PS3 and PS4. Some other details are expected to be announced at Tokyo Game Show this September. Share this:Click...

Review: Paintball Wars 2

on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | By Ryan Shoptaw

When I first saw screenshots on the newest Indie game to hit the Xbox Marketplace I thought to myself “You know, this looks like it could be a fun little game to play”. The idea of a paintball game using your avatars as your character anything totally new, afterall, the same guys over at Strange Studios made one back in 2012 called simply called Paintball Wars. Fast forward...

Ascend: Hand of Kul Pulled

on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | By Ryan Shoptaw

Microsoft has removed Signal Studios RPG Ascend: Hand of Kul from the Xbox Marketplace. What makes this story interesting is that Signal Studios wasn’t even told by Microsoft that the game would even be pulled. Signal Studios released this statement…   “We are deeply saddened by this decision and the impact it has on our community. While Microsoft discontinued...

Xbox 360 500GB Hard Drive?

on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | By Ryan Shoptaw

Microsoft has revealed that they are planning on releasing a 500GB hard drive for Xbox 360 in the near future and are already taking pre-orders.   This hard drive will costs $109.99 in the States, which means that the 320GB hard drive (currently $129.99) will have a price decrease.   Now I know some of you are thinking why they are releasing this when Xbox One has...

AMD Cutting Processor Prices?

on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | By Ryan Shoptaw

Reports are circulating around the web that AMD will be cutting prices on several of their processors as well as discontinue others. The price drops will reportedly be taken place on September 1. Below are some of the rumors price drops…   FX-9370: $199 (down from $219) FX-8350: $169 (down from $189) FX-8320: $139 (down from $149) FX-6350: $119 (down from $129) FX-6300:...

Dead Rising Film Gets Director

on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | By Ryan Shoptaw

It looks like the reports that Lorenzo di Bonaventura being the producer of the upcoming movie adaptation of Dead Rising is now false. The Wrap is reporting that the official director of the movie will be Zach Lipovsky. Lipovsky was a former contestant on the show On The Lot, which was a reality show where directors made short films each week. Lipovsky didn’t win the show,...


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