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Killer Instinct: Pricing Details + 5th Character Reveal

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During Gamescom, Double Helix and Microsoft announced Killer Instinct’s pricing structure for the Xbox One this November. There will be 6 characters available at launch, with another 2 being released a few months after, and for those who get the Ultra Edition, will also get an emulated version of the original Killer Instinct Arcade game. It was also confirmed that there will be character skins and accessories (small features that […]

GTA V soundtrack leaks, 2 new songs revealed

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With the massive thirst for any GTA V related leaks, some keen beans cracked into the games pre-install files. Due to this, 20-30 hours of the soundtrack were leaked online. In addition, it has been confirmed that the game is indeed an 18GB download. In response to the leak, Rockstar issued a response via their official Playstation blog stating: “Regrettably, some people who downloaded the digital pre-order of Grand Theft […]

Plantronics’ RIG gaming headset lets you take phone calls without pausing

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Plantronics has today revealed its brand new gaming headset called the RIG. And while it may seem like another headset, the RIG is designed to be able to mix in game audio with your phone calls so that you can still play while on a phone call; and can be used as an everyday pair of headphones to listen to music. The RIG comes with a stereo mixer, which allows […]

Firefly set to appear in Batman: Arkham Origins

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Just announced by Warner Bros games at Gamescon 2013, Garfield Lynns, or Firefly – one of Batman’s early adversaries will make an appearance in the upcoming game Batman: Arkham Origins. Described as ‘unstable’ and ‘erratic’, this version of Firefly will be based on the Post-Crisis character, where his main tools are his iconic flamethrower, grenades, and flight suit. Firefly riddle featured in Batman: Arkham Asylum Hinted earlier in the week, […]

PlayStation 4 will launch in 32 countries from November 15

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With a little jab at Microsoft’s expense in taking the European market “seriously” and not being “consistent”, Sony has kicked off its Gamescom press conference with more information about the PlayStatation 4. Most importantly, it has confirmed its release date and plans. The console will launch in 32 countries in the holiday shopping season, with North America getting the console on November 15. Although Australian’s won’t have to wait too […]

Microsoft reveals Xbox One game line-up

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Along with an announcement trailer, Microsoft recently revealed the line-up of games that will be coming to the Xbox One. Despite that a console release date is yet to be announced, they have listed a number of games, some which are exclusive to Xbox One, and titles that will have exclusive and timed exclusive content available on Xbox. Here is the games list as of August 19, 2013. which Xbox […]

Pokemon: The Origin announced – Anime based on Pokemon Red and Green

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It was announced that a brand new Pokemon Anime will run alongside the Pokemon XY series (Generation VI). The series will be called Pokemon: The Origin, which features Red and Green, the main characters from the first Japanese Pokemon games released in 1996 (Pokemon Red & Green), which later released worldwide as Pokemon Red & Blue. The trailer features Red as he starts his journey and battles his rival Green, […]

Killer Instinct: Chief Thunder Revealed

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Double Helix Games and IGN released the reveal trailer for Chief Thunder in the upcoming Killer Instinct game.In the video we finally see Thunder’s new character design, the previous game he appeared in was the very first Killer instinct in 1994, so there has been a lot of design and story changes for Thunder. We also take a look at the process of designing Thunder’s play style, special moves and […]

Grand Theft Auto Online – 16 player insanity

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By the end of the five minute GTAV gameplay trailer, people were dying to see what Rockstar had in store for the game’s Multiplayer mode. Today, Rockstar have released a new video showcasing Grand Theft Auto Online the new multiplayer mode for GTAV, where you can basically do anything. From free-roaming, doing missions and activities, to battling it out in deathmatch or racing gametypes, and the ability to customize your […]

Xbox One Launch Markets Confirmed ― From 21 to 13 countries

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Microsoft announced at E3 2013 that the Xbox One would be available in 21 markets around the world at launch in November. But today, it was confirmed on Xbox Wire, that they have decreased it to 13 countries, with plans to launch the Xbox One at the other 8 countries “as soon as possible in 2014″ The launch countries this November Include: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, […]

Xbox One controller with PC compatibility and no confirmed cross-platform chat

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According to a Microsoft spokesperson, the Xbox One’s new controller will be compatible with PC but that this feature will most likely not be available until 2014 due to changes in the new wireless and wired modes of the controller as well as integrating them with pre-existing PC games which currently support the Xbox 360 controller. In addition to these recent reveals, Major Nelson also could not confirm whether cross-platform […]

Microsoft does another 180 – Xbox One does not require the Kinect

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Remember how Microsoft was making a big deal about the Kinect integration with the Xbox One? Well, it looks like that’s changing. In an interview with IGN, Marc Witten – the Xbox One’s chief architect – has said that you can still play your console without the need for the Kinect (it will still be bundled, apparently) and you can disable it from the settings. “Xbox One is designed to […]

Major Nelson’s Xbox One Unboxing

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Larry Hrby aka Microsoft’s Major Nelson has just released a brand new unboxing video for the Xbox One. While most features shown in this video were previously described at E3, we do get a new look at what ‘Day One’ versions of the system will look like, with unique decals and chrome D-pads on the controller. A standard Xbox One chat headset is also confirmed to be available in both […]

Luigi returns to new Super Smash Bros. games

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In celebration of 30th anniversary of Luigi’s first appearance in 1983’s Mario Bros, Nintendo announces that Luigi will return as a veteran fighter in the upcoming Super Smash Bros games. No information about Luigi’s moveset was announced, except that Luigi will be featured in both the Wii U and 3DS version of the game. Luigi will join other veteran fighters, like his brother Mario; while competing with the newcomers Mega […]

Sonic Lost World will have cross-platform compatiability

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Announced at the recent Nintendo Direct, Sega’s Sonic Lost World will feature some cross-platform compatibility between the Wii U and 3DS version, for cooperative play. When the 3DS version communicates locally with the Wii U edition of the game, players can control customizable remote-controlled gadgets via the 3DS. One of the gadget shown as a RC helicopter helping Sonic throughout a level while collect gold rings. Sonic Lost World will […]