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Lego Jurassic World Trailer Arrives, Thankfully Contains Goldblum

The most disappointing thing about the upcoming Jurassic World movie is its unsettling lack of Jeff Goldblum – but at least the folks over at Warners Bros, LEGO, and TT games know what’s up. There will be Goldblum in the new LEGO Jurassic World game, for which you can watch the brand new trailer below: LEGO Jurassic World will include …

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Kanye West Has Been Working on a Video Game About His Mom

For the past six months, Kanye West has been working on a video game about his mother going to heaven. He dropped this little tidbit at the conclusion of an interview with Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, as he was talking about the inspiration behind his track “Only One”. “Right now I’m working on a video game for ‘Only One’, …

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Lego Jurassic World, Avengers Games Coming in 2015

If you’ve ever wanted to relive the magic of the Jurassic Park films (mostly the first one) in Lego form, well, you’re in luck. Warner Bros, LEGO, and TT Games have just announced the next slate of Lego video games and it includes LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers. The former is due out in June and the latter …

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Xbox One: Is It Time To Get One?

The Xbox One is a little over a year old this month. In that year, Microsoft’s next-gen console has gone through more changes than most consoles do in their lifetime. Does that mean the console is now worth owning? Like any new console, the Xbox One launched without any real must own games. It had titles like Dead Rising 3 …

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Redbox DVD Prices Are About To Go Up

Redbox is raising its DVD rental price by 25%. The price, which has been $1.20 per night, will be raised to $1.50 per night starting December 2. The price for Blu-rays will go from $1.50 to $2.00 per night. Video games will see an even bigger increase going $2.00 to $3.00. “With new-release movies for $1.50 a day, Redbox remains …

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Internet Archive Launches Internet Arcade

The Internet Archive at archive.org, which has given us great things like the Wayback Machine, has launched the Internet Arcade, a web-based library of arcade games from the 70s, 80s and 90s. You can play these for free right from your browser. There’s like 900 of them beginning with The Three Stooges in Brides is Brides. We’re talking Pac-Man, Tiger-Heli, …

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Conan Checks In With Minecraft Inventor About Microsoft Acquisition

The big news on Monday was that Microsoft is buying Mojang, the company behind the hugely popular Minecraft, for $2.5 billion. Naturally, the subject came up on Conan, who checked in with the inventor of the game to see how he’s celebrating: The actual founders are leaving the company, but Mojang says most of the team will probably stay on …

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Microsoft Announces It’s Buying Minecraft For $2.5 Billion

Rumors circulated throughout the media last week that Microsoft was preparing to acquire Mojang, the makers of the massively popular game Minecraft. On Monday, Microsoft officially announced that it is doing so. The company says it has reached an agreement to acquire the Stockholm-based game developer for $2.5 billion, and that the Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, which is …

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Google Reportedly Buys Twitch For $1 Billion

Update: VentureBeat is reporting that Google has reached a deal to buy Twitch for $1 billion, and that the company is joining YouTube. Still, neither company is commenting. Original article (May 19): Google is reportedly in talks to acquire video game streaming company Twitch. Variety reports that it’s an all-cash offer, and is expected to be announced imminently. The Wall …

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Kim Jong-Un Stars in ‘Glorious Leader!’ Video Game

Independent video game developer Moneyhorse has announced a title for PC and mobile called Glorious Leader!, which stars North Korea’s Great Successor Kim Jong-un as the main playable character. Players can guide the rotund despot through seven levels in the old-school shoot-’em-up, in scenarios that describe Kim Jong-un life-facts generated by the propaganda machine of the Democratic People’s Republic of …

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Shaq Fu 2 Is Coming, A Sequel To An Abysmal Game

It was by 1994 that we grew familiar with 2D fighting games: a one vs. one matchup where characters would yell “Hadouken” or “GET OVER HERE!” and beat the living tar out of each other. Street Fighter II and Mortal Kombat are the staples of the genre, and, due to their successes, spawned a fury of notable competitors and shameless …

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Battlestar Galactica’s Sackhoff Voices EVE: Valkyrie

Battlestar Galactica’s Katee Sackhoff is starring in CCP Games’ upcoming multiplayer virtual reality dogfighting shooter, EVE: Valkyrie, playing the role of Rán Kavik. Sackhoff’s Rán isn’t a playable character, but rather a voice that can be heard in the player’s ear, akin to Cortana in the Halo franchise. Commenting on the new game, Sackhoff said, “The first time I played …

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