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Dark Cloud 2 World Record Broken

on Sat, Aug 1, 2015 | By Ryan

Dark Chronicles, better known as Dark Cloud 2 outside of Japan, was a very highly praised game when it was released back in 2002. The studio Level-5 received huge recognition and went on to develop Dragon Quest VIII and Rogue Galaxy shortly after.¬†While the speedrunning community isn’t that big, it still has one. Earlier today a player by the name qazplm set the record...

GTA V Classic% World Record Broken

on Sat, Aug 1, 2015 | By Ryan

The Grand Theft Auto series has always been really popular among the speedrunning community. Despite the newer games being really long compared to the days of GTA3 and Vice City. That still hasn’t stopped many from speedrunning the game and it only got bigger after it was released on PC. A player out of Romania who goes by the gamertag DatesL just broke the World Record...

Toukiden: Kiwami Limited Edition PS4 Bundle Coming To China

on Sat, Aug 1, 2015 | By Ryan

During the Playstation Press Conference during ChinaJoy, Sony Computer Entertainment announced Toukiden: Kiwami PS4 bundle. The bundle will include a limited edtion PS4 console and a copy of Toukiden: Kiwami which will be localized with Simplified Chinese. Some of the other games that were announced to be coming...

Blizzard Community Manager Quits Company

on Sat, Aug 1, 2015 | By Ryan

Community Manager of Blizzard Entertainment Micah Whipple, AKA “Bashiok”, has quit the company. Whipple made the announcement via Battle.net. He released this statement… “Blizzard–and the community that surrounds it–has defined almost my entire adult life, and I am just so absolutely grateful to all of my friends here for having such an incredible...

Club Nintendo Download Codes Expire August 1

on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 | By Ryan

This article is basically a PSA that if you have any codes that are redeemable via Club Nintendo will expire on August 1. This includes both Wii U eShop and 3DS eshop.   This comes after the news broke last month that Nintendo would be shutting down on this day. If you have any physical rewards, those will continue to be shipped out until the end of September. A successor...

Augmented Reality To Be Bigger Than Virtual Reality?

on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 | By Ryan

Tim Sweeney, Founder of Epic Games, said in a presentation at the Chinajoy trade show this week that he believes augmented reality will change our lifestyles more than virtual reality. This is mostly due to doctors and astronauts using Microsoft’s Hololens, which are AR headsets, as well as gamers. Sweeney said.. “I believe that augmented reality will be the biggest...

Portal World Record Broken

on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 | By Ryan

It seems like everyone loved Portal from the Orange Box, and rightfully so. The game was so popular that it ended up getting it’s own sequel on it’s own disc. Of course Portal is also really popular among the speedrunning community. How popular you might ask? How about more than 220 submitted times just in this recently broken category. Today, a player named Fnzzy...

New Rocket League Patch Detailed

on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 | By Ryan

Rocket League has quickly become one of the most popular games this year, and it’s no surprise that with so many players changes would be made, especially in multiplayer mode. Today Psyonix, developer of Rocket League, released a 186MB update with patch 1.03 which fixes various issues and some new features. The biggest change is that quitters in online ranked matches...

Details On Patch 1.1.0 Of Super Smash Bros.

on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 | By Ryan

As players of Super Smash Bros. noticed last night, a new patch known as Patch 1.1.0 is released. This new patched added multiple balance adjustments and new features. Some of the new additions were the Hyrule Castle stage, Peach’s Castle stage, Mii Costumes, and a Tourney Mode. Since lots of players play the game competitively, and the characters have been rebalanced...

Playstation UK Boss Resigns

on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 | By Ryan

Managing Director of Playstation UK and Ireland, Fergal Gara, has announced his resignation from the company. Gara has decided “to pursue a new professional venture.” Playstation Europe boss Jim Ryan released this statement… “In his four years managing the UK business, Gara has significantly strengthened the brand and made countless contributions to...


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