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50 min ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

The 5 Best Wii U Video Games Released So Far

Ever since the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hit the market, the Wii U seems to have taken a back seat in the minds of the gaming masses.


Related Topix: Nintendo, Wii U, X360, Microsoft Xbox

5 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

Teslagrad Bringing Electrically Charged Platforming To PS3, PS4, Wii U And More

Looking for a puzzle platformer with a shocking twist? Then might I interest you in Teslagrad , coming from Rain Games and Soedesco and offering tons of puzzles that will require the player to run, sprint, magnetize and electrocute their way through in order to discover the hidden secrets of a mysterious tower.


Related Topix: Rain Games, Teslagrad, Irrational Games, Portal, Valve Software, Sony Online Entertainment, Recoil Games, 2K Games, BioShock, Rochard, _No Company, Tower, SCEA

9 hrs ago | DailyGame

Video: How Does the PlayStation Now Beta Work?

"How does the PlayStation Now beta work?" is a question that fewer and fewer PS4 owners have to ask now that the open beta's available to all .


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Darksiders, Vigil Games, THQ, PS3, Sony Playstation 2

13 hrs ago |

Grand Rapids man confesses to using Craigslist in armed robbery of video game systems

Those who warn of the danger of video games may have more ammunition after a 25-year-old Grand Rapids man pleaded guilty to responding to Craigslist ads offering X-Box and PS3 game systems for sale by robbing the sellers at gunpoint.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Kent County, MI

17 hrs ago | Switched

Violent Video Games Reveal the Dark Side of Play

Lindsay Lohan is suing Rockstar Games over a bikini-clad blonde character she claims is her likeness in the hit game "Grand Theft Auto V." Released last fall and created with a budget of more than $100 million, Rockstar Games boasted $1 billion in sales in the first three days of a game that pushes social boundaries by allowing players to kill, ... (more)


Related Topix: Games, Board Game, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Grand Theft Auto V

21 hrs ago |

Macau casino revenue falls for 2nd straight month

Official data released Friday show that revenue fell 3.6 percent to 28.4 billion patacas last month compared with a year earlier.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Computer And Video Games

Killer Instinct Season 1 gets retail release in September

Microsoft has announced it will release a retail version of the new Killer Instinct Xbox One reboot in US on September 23. The 'Killer Instinct: Combo Breaker Pack' will feature all eight fighters from 'Season 1' of the game's episode character release schedule, which includes Jago, Sabrewulf, Glacius, Thunder, Sadira, Orchid, Spinal, and Fulgore.


Related Topix: X360, Microsoft Xbox


Call of Duty: Ghosts' latest map pack lets you kill with mine carts, extreme Canadian weather

Nemesis , the fourth and final downloadable content pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts , launches Aug. 5 on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, giving players all-new ways to kill each other in multiplayer.


Related Topix: Infinity Ward, Activision, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Call of Duty , West, X360


Dead Rising sales still good, can't save Capcom's Q1

Capcom's first quarter in the 2014 - 2015 fiscal year starts on a down note, with a 45.1 percent decrease in net sales compared with the previous year.


Lexington Herald-Leader

Video Game Review: Detective isn't giving up the ghost in 'Murdered: Soul Suspect'

As Murdered: Soul Suspect begins, Salem detective Ronan O'Connor is thrown out of an attic window and shot to death in the street.


Related Topix: Airtight Games, Murdered: Soul Suspect, Square Enix, Supernatural

'Mass Effect 4' main character, sequel status and more discussed

More details have been posted in regards to a panel for the tentatively-titled, " Mass Effect 4." According to a report from VG247 on July 28, Bioware revealed some additional information in regards to the main character of the story.


Related Topix: Electronic Arts, BioWare, Mass Effect, Mass Effect 3

Cybercast News Service

Sony surprises with first quarter profit

Sony Corp. reported a surprise eightfold jump in quarterly profit Thursday as sales got a perk from a cheap yen and its bottom line was helped by gains from selling buildings and its stake in a video-game maker.


Related Topix: Music Players, Cameras, Computers

Computer And Video Games

Retailer lists 'Assassin's Creed: Rogue' for Xbox 360, PS3

'Assassin's Creed: Rogue' could be the title of this year's new AC game for Xbox 360 and PS3, if a retailer listing proves to be a leak.


Related Topix: Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed , The, Deep Silver, X360, PS3, Startups

Wed Jul 30, 2014

York Press

Gamers to experience Roman York in new videogame

Ryse: Son Of Rome allows players to take control of a General during the Roman occupation of Britain, along with his legion, and has received largely positive reviews since it was released at the end of last year.


Related Topix: Ryse, Crytek, Microsoft Game Studios


Destiny Beta Played by 4.6 Million Players

Activision and Bungie announced that quite a fucking lot of gamers have jumped into the beta test for their MMO shooter Destiny.


Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software, The, Deep Silver, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, PS3

San Jose Mercury News

Nvidia Shield Portable getting better with age

JON C HAG/ASSOCIATED PRESS ARCHIVES Nvidia's portable handheld gaming device, the Project Shield, made a splash at International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last year, although critics gave it mixed reviews.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Las Vegas, THQ, The, Deep Silver, From Software, Namco Bandai Games America, Dark Souls, X360, The Wolf Among Us, Telltale Games


What it cost one developer to port a game through ID@Xbox

Jamie Fristrom launched Sixty Second Shooter Prime on Xbox One last month, selling it for $5 a pop.


Related Topix: Microsoft Xbox

Cinema Blend News

PlayStation Plus Games For August Include Fez, Crysis 3

Sony has announced the new set of free games coming to PlayStation systems in August.


Related Topix: Crysis 3, Crytek, EA Games, Fez, Polytron Corp., Road Not Taken, Spry Fox, The, Deep Silver, They, ATLUS, Vanillaware, _No Company, Dragon's Crown


Paramount apologizes for 9/11 'TMNT' poster

An Australian promotional poster for Michael Bay's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie has resulted in the wrong kind of publicity.


Related Topix: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, _No Company, Napoleon Games, Mutant, Entertainment


Nintendo Financials Reveal Mario Kart 8, Wii U Sales

Nintendo has released its financial results covering the period from April to the end of June 2014, revealing sales of 510,000 Wii U consoles and 820,000 3DS handhelds in three months.


Related Topix: Pokemon, Nintendo, Ambrella, Wii U, Mario Kart 8, 2012, Gliese Games