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3DS, Role Playing Game, Trailers
Change Your Life Irrevocably With This Shin Megami Tensei IV Teaser Trailer

On July 16th, the Nintendo 3DS will be seeing the release of Shin Megami Tensei IV, the fully-voiced 3D RPG by Atlus. There more…

First Person Shooter, News, PC, PlayStation 3
Black Ops II Uprising Available On PC and PS3 Late Next Month

Is it that time again already? The exclusivity deal on the latest map pack for Black Ops II, “Uprising,” is drawing to a more…

News, PC, PlayStation 3, Role Playing Game, Sandbox, Xbox 360
Bethesda Announces Skyrim’s ‘Legendary’ Game Of The Year Edition

Reporting that Bethesda is releasing a Game of the Year edition of one of their big titles feels redundant in many ways. It’s more…

3DS, Industry-News, News, Nintendo, Wii U
Iwata Admits Nintendo’s Failure With The 3DS and Wii U

When the 3DS launched, its sales numbers were absolutely horrendous until Nintendo cut the price of the handheld, and more…

Industry-News, News, Nintendo
Nintendo Won’t Be Holding A Press Conference At E3

The big press conferences at E3 are both the high- and low-point of the show for me. While it’s always interesting to see what more…

News
News On 2K’s ‘Evolved’ XCOM Shooter On The Way

2K’s announcement of a shooter bearing the XCOM name drew quite a bit of ire from the series’ fanbase when it was first made more…

News, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
The Merc With The Mouth Smart-Mouths Onto Shelves This June

At last year’s San Diego Comic Con, High Moon Studios and Activision announced Deadpool, the first game in the Marvel more…

3DS, News, Nintendo
3DS XL Circle Pad Pro Now Available On ShopNintendo

Prostrate yourself before the shrines you’ve got set up in your living rooms, Nintendo fans: the 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro is now more…

MMO, News, PC
Capcom Working On Monster Hunter MMO… For China

The Monster Hunter series is wildly popular in Japan, and though the numbers for its North American releases are never more…

News
Bethesda’s Mysterious Project Is Led By Shinji Mikami

Over the last couple of days, a trio of strange videos have been posted on Vine by Bethesda Softworks, teasing an upcoming more…

News
Adam Orth Resigns Following Unfortunate ‘Always-On’ Tweets

A week ago, the internet was afire after the unpopular tweets that Microsoft’s Adam Orth made, regarding his distaste for the more…

News, Video
Quality Gameplay and Lyrical Mastery Collide in this BioShock Infinite Rap Video

My love for BioShock Infinite at the moment eclipses my love for just about everything else, save maybe the comfort of my more…

PlayStation 3, Reviews
RipTen Review: Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge (PS3)

The Ninja Gaiden games and I have a bit of a love-hate relationship. While I thoroughly enjoy playing them, they, in turn, more…

News, Platformer, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360
Rayman Legends Delay Leads to Extra Content

I was a big fan of Rayman Origins when it came out back in 2011. It was an old-school platformer with a breathtaking art more…

News, Wii U
Splinter Cell Blacklist Stealthing Onto Wii U

One of Nintendo’s biggest goals with the Wii U is (or should be) to gain as much third-party support as they can. The Wii, more…