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Dragonball Z: Extreme Butoden 3DS Announced

on Thu, Jul 2, 2015 | By Ryan

Bandai Namco announced today that they will be releasing a Special Edition Dragonball Z: Extreme Butoden 3DS bundle in Europe.This will feature a custom 3DS cover plate, the game pre-installed, and the digital SNES game Dragon Ball Z: Super Butoden 2. This new bundle will be released on October 16 in Europe...

Interview: Aurora44 Talks Ashen, Their Influences, and The E3 Experience

on Wed, Jul 1, 2015 | By Ryan

Last month at E3, Microsoft’s press conference wasn’t just about big-name AAA titles, the console, and Fallout 4, but instead Microsoft took the time to unveil several indie games being developed by studios participating in the [email protected] program.  One such studio was Aurora 44, the developers of the upcoming action RPG game Ashen.   In Ashen, you play as a wander...

BitSummit 2015 Announced

on Wed, Jul 1, 2015 | By Ryan

For those of you who live in the land of the rising sun, or for those who are looking for an excuse to vacation in Japan we have some great news for you. BitSummit 2015, the largest Indie Game Festival in Japan, has officially been announced. This years festival will take place in Kyoto Japan at the Miyako Messe on July 11 and 12. This year get got some really big sponsors...

Drift Girls Has Over 1 Million Downloads

on Wed, Jul 1, 2015 | By Ryan

Drift Girls, the racing dating sim that has swept the internet and phones all over the world has just surpassed over 1 million downloads worldwide. This was confirmed earlier today by NHN and Toast USA. To celebrate this huge occasion, they plan on releasing several in-game events throughout June and July. Below are the listings… 30% Coin Boost – Drift Girl of the Week   Scarlett...

MTG To Buy Majority Stake in ESL

on Wed, Jul 1, 2015 | By Ryan

ESL has announced today that Modern Times Group (MTG) will be purchasing majority stake in the company. This is major news in the E-sports world as ESL is the largest E-Sports company in the world. Some of their major leagues and tournaments are the Intel Extreme Masters, ESL Pro Series,  ESL One, and Starcraft II World Championship Series. Below is the Official Press Release… MTG...

Playstation Dominating European Market Share?

on Wed, Jul 1, 2015 | By Ryan

In a recent interview with VG247, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe President Jim Ryan said that Playstation 4 currently owns 70-90% of the market share in Europe. Stating.. “We have a very significant market leadership. Well, we have market leadership in every country in Europe, and have very significant market leadership in continental Europe. Extremely significant....

Nintendo Coming To San Diego Comic-Con

on Wed, Jul 1, 2015 | By Ryan

Nintendo of America revealed this morning that they will be appearing at this years San Diego Comic-Con. Nintendo plans on having many things available for everyone such as tournaments for Super Smash Bros. and Splatoon. The big news is that many games will be playable for those who attend such as Super Mario Maker, Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash, Yoshi’s Woolly World, and Legend...

Shovel Knight Getting Retail Release

on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 | By Ryan

Yacht Club Games has announced that their super successful game Shovel Knight will be getting a retail release. It will be released on Wii U, Xbox One, Playstation 4, and Nintendo 3DS. Europe will also be getting a retail release of PC. The physical version will contain the original campaign, 50 challenge levels, and Plague of Shadows content update. It will also be eligible...

Minecraft Console Update (Finally)

on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 | By Dale

Yes, you read that right, today Mojang announced that we will finally be seeing an update to the console version of Minecraft. Tomorrow an update will be pushed out which will feature a lot of updates that I am personally very excited for. Yes, stained glass is here but so much more. Some of the things mentioned was now the option to customize your super flat world. If you...

Rumor: Microsoft To Purchase AMD?

on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 | By Ryan

Rumors are circulating the internet after a report from Kitguru suggests that Microsoft is interested in acquiring AMD. The unnamed sources claimed that Microsoft approached AMD several months ago. The key speculation is that both Xbox One and Playstation 4 run on AMD APU Processors. Microsoft pays AMD $100 for every unit sold which would amount to around $1.26 Billion. If...


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