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Xbox One Coming to Scandinavia & Other Countries in September

The Xbox One may be falling behind the PlayStation 4 in terms of sales, but Microsoft isn’t giving up on its Kinect-bundled next-generation console. Today Microsoft announced that the Xbox One will be coming to 26 new markets later this year. Sometime September 2014 the console will officially launch in the following countries: Argentina, Belgium, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, …

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Sony Announces Sports Pack Vol. 1, Bundles MLB 14 The Show And NBA 2K14

Do fans of both basketball and baseball exist? I certainly haven’t seen them. Well, Sony apparently thinks fans of both sports exist and will be releasing a new bundle to capitalize on this subset of the population. Sony announced this morning that it has partnered with 2K Sports to bundle its own MLB 14 The Show with 2K’s NBA 2K14. …

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Gauntlet Brings Its Unique Brand Of Co-Op Dungeon Crawling To PCs This Summer

In 1985, Midway introduced the world to co-op dungeon crawler Gauntlet. It was one of the first games to get co-operative play right as players had to work together to get through the countless dungeons. Midway made a number of sequels since its initial release, but none really came close to being as good as the original. Now WB Games …

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Twitch Streaming Arrives For iOS

Twitch today announced that Asphalt 8: Airborne will be the first iOS game to have built-in Twitch streaming capabilities. Using the feature, players will be able to use their iPhone 5S, iPad Air, or iPad Mini to stream gameplay to the Twitch website alongside PC and console gamers. The software will also use microphones and front-facing cameras to stream live …

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‘Angry Birds Epic’ Gameplay Previewed

Earlier this month Rovio teased a new Angry Birds game that the developer promised would be “epic.” Since that time the game has been revealed to be Angry Birds Epic, a turn-based RPG game featuring the birds and pigs made famous in the Angry Birds series. Today Rovio has finally revealed how exactly Angry Birds Epic will play. As seen …

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Handheld Consoles Facing Competition From Mobile Peripherals

The February NPD numbers were released this week, showing that handheld console sales are still lagging far behind the segment’s historical highs. One bright spot was that Nintendo 3DS exclusive Bravely Default cracked the top 10 software sales chart for the month, but overall handhelds are quickly becoming niche products as consumers begin to embrace mobile gaming. A DigiTimes Research …

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Hyper Light Drifter Looks Like A 2D Dark Souls

The retro look is starting to get old. It peaked with Sword & Swocery, and has been going downhill since. Now Heart Machine has come to the rescue with a new retro-inspired title that’s absolutely gorgeous. Heart Machine announced today that its Kickstarter-funded RPG Hyper Light Drifter would be coming to the PS4 and PS Vita this year. The game …

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Race The Sun Announced For PS3, PS4 And Vita

Last year, indie dev Flippfly introduced the world to Race the Sun – a procedurally generated racing game for PC. Now they’re bringing it to Sony’s platforms. Flippfly announced today that that they’re bringing Race the Sun to PS3, PS4 and PS Vita this summer. The unique racing game promises speed in it most distilled form as players race against …

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Here’s How Creative Assembly Made The Xenomorph In Alien: Isolation

The xenomorph is the ultimate killing machine. Well, that was the case in the first Alien film before they were reduced to bullet sponges in Aliens and every subsequent media property released in the franchise since then. This all came to a head last year with the disastrous Aliens: Colonial Marines that somehow managed to make the xenomorph look even …

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DC MOBA ‘Infinite Crisis’ Now in Open Beta

League of Legends and DOTA 2 have pioneered the MOBA genre and quickly become some of the most-played multiplayer games of all time. Seeing this success, publishers other than Riot and Valve are seeing dollar signs and throwing out their own MOBA attempts, with limited success. Warner Bros. today announced that Infinite Crisis is now in open beta. Players can …

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‘Bound by Flame’ Launch Date Announced

Spiders Studios today announced that Bound by Flame will be released on May 9. On that date the game will hit PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. Bound by Flame is a classic high-fantasy RPG action game featuring classic fantasy monsters such as dragons and liches. Players will take on the role of a mercenary named Vulcan tasked …

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Crazy Taxi Comes To Mobile In City Rush

Crazy Taxi is one of the greatest arcade games ever made. Sega recognizes this, and has milked the franchise over the years with ports to consoles and mobile devices. Now after all the ports – the original creator of Crazy Taxi is back with a brand new title exclusively for mobile devices. Sega announced this morning that Crazy Taxi: City …

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