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5 hrs ago | ABC News

Nintendo Launching 'Amiibo' With 12 Characters

Nintendo says 12 characters will be part of its upcoming toy-game line set for release later this year.


Related Topix: Animal Crossing, Nintendo, Toys for Bob, Skylanders, WII, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Nintendo launching 'amiibo' toy-game franchise with 12 characters, including Mario and Link

Nintendo says 12 characters will be part of its upcoming toy-game line set for release later this year.


Related Topix: Animal Crossing, Nintendo, Toys for Bob, Skylanders, WII

7 hrs ago | Major

Destiny Xbox One now available for Pre-order

UPDATE: Some of the links may not be working for everyone, we are aware and working on correcting this as quickly as possible.


Related Topix: Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, Game., EA Games, Create, Microsoft Xbox

11 hrs ago | MobyGames

New Game: The Walking Dead Pinball

The Walking Dead Pinball is a pinball game/table with the engine of Pinball FX2 and based on The Walking Dead , the first season of Telltale's adaptation of Robert Kirkman's comic book series.


Related Topix: The Walking Dead, Terminal Reality

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Mail

James Bond fans flock to Contra Dam to copy GoldenEye leap

Pictured: Woman, 29, killed at Burning Man after she was run over by a bus filled with festival-goers in Nevada desert Joan Rivers, 81, is put in a medically induced coma after she stopped breathing during throat surgery as her daughter races to New York bedside Is this white clam pizza the best in America? Experts rank the top 101 pies to find the ... (more)


Related Topix: GoldenEye, Video Games, Burning Man, Arts, Guns, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison


Nintendo's Mario Kart DLC Is The Best

Nintendo has seen better times. Back in June, the company announced a quarterly loss despite tripling sales of its flagship console, the Wii U. The numbers were bad, but look even worse when looking back with context: if Nintendo sold the Wii U at the same rate as the previous quarter for a year, it would only sell about 2 million units.


Related Topix: Nintendo, The Legend of Zelda, Mario Kart, Video Games, Wii U, Call of Duty , WII

Canada Online Explorer

'Star Wars' figures in 'Disney Infinity' plans

Producers suggest that a set of Star Wars models is coming to the toy and video game crossover Disney Infinity in 2015.


Related Topix: Flavien Brebion, _No Company, Infinity, Video Games, Disney Infinity, Disney Interactive Studios, LucasArts, Star Wars, Avalanche Software, Spider-Man, Beenox, Toys for Bob, Skylanders


Games Inbox: IndieStation madness, Split/Second love, and Destiny bargain

The evening Inbox is impressed by the free Mario Kart 8 DLC, as one reader worries about the size of Advanced Warfare maps.


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Video Games, Destiny, Bungie Software, Mario Kart 8, Nintendo, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Tribute Games, Mercenary Kings, _No Company, Klei Entertainment, Don't Starve

'Advanced Warfare': Spacey's Character may not be a villain, background detailed

Activision, never one to pull punches, has undoubtedly shelled out a bit for a marquee actor like Kevin Spacey to play Jonathon Irons, CEO of Atlas Corporation for the upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare .


Related Topix: Call of Duty , Video Games, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey

The Walking Dead Season Two Episode 5 Released

Telltale Games has announced that No Going Back , the fifth and final episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two - A Telltale Games Series, is out now for PC/Mac via Steam, the Telltale Online Store and other digital distribution services.


Related Topix: The Walking Dead, Terminal Reality, Video Games

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Destiny Xbox One Pre-Loading Goes Live with Odd East Coast Launch

If the wait for Destiny seems unbearable, Xbox One owners may not want to know that they can download the game starting now.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Madden, EA Tiburon, EA Sports, Destiny, Bungie Software, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Boy Genius

Here are all the free PS4, PS3 and PS Vita games you can download in September

As the holiday season draws closer, the game release schedule is going to pick up to a pace that might not be safe for your wallet.


Related Topix: Electronic Arts, BioWare, Dragon Age, Call of Duty , Video Games, PS3, Die Gute Fabrik, Sportsfriends

Cinema Blend News

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Will Add Doctor Who Skins

Mojang and BBC announced today that Doctor Who is coming to Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition .


Related Topix: Minecraft, Video Games, The, Spider-Man, Halo, Beenox, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Deep Silver, Peter Capaldi

Computer And Video Games

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer video looks at Supply Drops

The three-minute flick offers a look at the game's supply drop mechanic, with narration from Sledgehammer Games co-founder Michael Condrey.


Related Topix: Call of Duty , Video Games, The, Deep Silver

Exclusive 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' content coming to Mt. Dew and Doritos

Activision have announced that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players will be able to earn and unlock exclusive in-game content a month early thanks to a special promotion offered by Mountain Dew and Doritos.


Related Topix: Call of Duty , Video Games, iPhone and iPad App, Call of Duty, The, Deep Silver, Game.


Here's What's 'Exclusive' In Destiny On PlayStation

Gamers have known that some stuff in Destiny would be exclusive to the PS3 and PS4 for a while now.


Related Topix: Video Games, Destiny, Bungie Software, The, Deep Silver, Tomb Raider, Crystal Dynamics, Square Enix, They, Humble Hearts, _No Company, Dust, Microsoft Game Studios

Thrill-seekers and James Bond fans queueing up to recreate iconic GoldenEye Contra Dam bungee jump

The death-defying bungee jump at Switzerland's world-famous dam, where the stunt was filmed, is just 51ft less than the height of 50-storey Canary Wharf Tower They are happily forking out A 170 to risk their neck emulating 007's daredevil leap in the 1995 movie Goldeneye, starring Pierce Brosnan.


Related Topix: GoldenEye, Video Games, Celebrities, Pierce Brosnan

The Winnipeg Free Press

Pierce Brosnan is Bland, James Bland in 007 knockoff.

WITH stars Pierce Brosnan and Olga Kurylenko , The November Man deliberately tries to resonate a James Bond vibe in its kiss-kiss-bang-bang milieu of international intrigue.


Related Topix: Quantum of Solace, Celebrities, GoldenEye, Pierce Brosnan, Video Games, Olga Kurylenko


Call of Duty audio boss Adam Levenson joins SomaTone as COO

Newsbrief : SomaTone Interactive, a music and sound design company that provides hundreds of developers with audio for games, has hired industry veteran Adam Levenson as its new chief operating officer.


Related Topix: Call of Duty , Video Games, Toys for Bob, Skylanders

Tue Aug 26, 2014


New Game: Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure - Drill Sergeant

Drill Sergeant is a Tech Element character figure for the game Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure .


Related Topix: Toys for Bob, Skylanders, Video Games, Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure