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March 6, 2015 • Gaming, News

Batarang The Last LEGO Batman 3 Game DLC

The Dark Knight still has more downloadable content (DLC) for the popular all ages action video game LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham that’s full of famous DC Comic characters like Deadshot, Deathstroke, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang and others.

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March 5, 2015 • Gaming, News

Lords of the Fallen: Ancient Labyrinth DLC Available for PC, PS4, Xbox One

Last fall the game ‘Lords of the Fallen’ was released to solid reviews, and amazement at the scope and art direction given the small size of the studios involved with the game. Since then it has become popular with hardcore RPG fans for the solid gameplay and overall sense of fun. Now the Ancient Labyrinth …

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March 5, 2015 • Gaming, News

Tequila Games Reveals ‘The Making of Earthcore: Shattered Elements’ Series

One big trend in gaming recently is the convergence of card-based games and more traditional genres. And beyond that, the trading and collectible card game sub-genres have had considerable crossover lately. Now we have an upcoming game that combines RPG with both CCG and TCG elements to produce an exciting and fun experience that is …

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March 5, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

Morningstar: Descent to Deadrock, Atmospheric First-Person Sci-Fi Adventure

Nostalgia can be a powerful thing, especially when it is invoked through a more modern means. I loved classic sci-fi adventures such as The Journeyman Project 20+ years ago, so when I was in the midst of deciphering a puzzle in Morningstar: Descent to Deadrock, that warm feeling of revisiting a great experience washed over …

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March 5, 2015 • Gaming, News

House of Cards Release Rockets ‘Monument Valley’ to #2 Paid App!

Are you a fan of the Netflix original series “House of Cards”? Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright are riveting are Frank and Claire in the popular series now in its 3rd season. In this season we see the video game-loving President play Monument Valley to decompress. And in turn, viewers turned to the app store …

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March 4, 2015 • Gaming, News

Magicka 2 Casts Its Spell on PC and Playstation 4 on May 26, 2015!

Just over four years ago Arrowhead Game Studios released Magicka, a hybrid RPG-action-adventure game with a smirking sense of humor and loads of fun and stuff to discover. Since then they have released a bunch of DLC and two expansions, been featured in Indie/Humble bundles, and the game remains an absolute blast to play – …

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March 4, 2015 • Gaming, News

Spellweaver TCG Readies Open Beta for April, Unveils First Video

Spellweaver, a brand new Digital Trading Card Game, is ready to unveil its first teaser video, available here. Spellweaver is a classic style trading card game set in a fantasy world where various faction’s spellweavers battle for supremacy. The trading card game features a variety of unique features that set it apart from other card …

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March 4, 2015 • Events, Gaming, News

NVIDIA announces Nvidia Shield set-top box entertainment system

The NVIDIA Shield tablet is a solid gaming-centric device that has racked up some solid PC-port games since release. Now NVIDIA has returned at GDC with the announcement of a ‘set top gaming box’ that will be the world’s first 4K Android TV consumer product when it’s released, and also be loaded with great gaming …

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March 3, 2015 • Gaming, News

Land Air Sea Warfare Coming to Android from Indie Developer Isotope 244!

I loved Machines at War 3 for both Mac and iPad from Isotope 244, an indie developer known for making classic real-time strategy games for desktop and mobile. That game followed Land Air Sea Warfare, which was the sequel to Machines at War. LASW released for computers and iPad in 2010, and is now coming …

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March 3, 2015 • Events, Gaming, News

Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power Announced at GDC

This is a busy couple of weeks for technology folks between MWC, GDC, PAX East and SPIE (ok, the last one isn’t consumer focused but will drive the technology for the next decade). Today at GDC (Game Developer Conference) Frozenbyte announced Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power, the second sequel to the popular 2009 side-scrolling …

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March 3, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

Jungle Rumble Review on PlayStation Vita – ‘We Got the Beat!’

Michael Siebenaler and Michael Anderson are looking to “go ape” over the new rhythm platform game Jungle Rumble on the PlayStation Vita. This rhythm-based game utilizes the PlayStation Vita’s touch controls and capabilities well. The Mikes weight in on this recent PlayStation Vita port of the 2014 iPhone game. Let’s take a look!

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March 3, 2015 • Gaming, News

3D Realms Returns with Bombshell, 2015 Release Expected

When last we heard about 3D Realms, it was with regards to the Duke Nukem franchise and the Gearbox release of Duke Nukem Forever, of which the less said perhaps the better. Their last release was 2006’s Prey, a solid game with a sequel that was cancelled. But now they are back with a great …

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March 1, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

‘F1 2014’ Review on PlayStation 3: Take the Pole Position

As time marches on another F1 racing season approaches (the 66th beginning on March 15 in Australia), so take the pole position to relive the 65th 2014 Formula One season with Codemasters’ racing simulation game F1 2014, which is widely available now at a reduced price.

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February 28, 2015 • Gaming, News

Win ‘Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor’ with the Final DLC – ‘The Bright Lord’

Players can enjoy the latest story downloadable content (DLC) for the hit video game Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, which includes five key pieces. This DLC will be the last for this popular action role-playing video game.

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February 28, 2015 • Editorials, Gaming

‘Grand Theft Childhood’ Book Addresses Video Game Violence Well

Have you got “cabin fever” yet this winter? You might be a little tired of violent video game melees in your household as well? Maybe more positive, pro-active thoughts and actions can help, especially after reflecting on a quality book (case study) titled Grand Theft Childhood.

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February 28, 2015 • Gaming, News

New ‘Mortal Kombat X’ Characters & Features Revealed!

The popular (and violently graphic) Mortal Kombat game series is ramping up brutalities while adding four new characters into the mix in the latest upcoming installment Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios.

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February 28, 2015 • Gaming, News

Two Unique ‘Titan’ and ‘Iron’ 3DS Games Release in eShop

The arcade shooters Titan Attacks! and IronFall: Invasion invade the world in Nintendo eShop for hours of fun action-shooting gameplay on the Nintendo 3DS.

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February 27, 2015 • Gaming, Gear Bits, News

Mario Party 10 & The Ultimate Amiibo Releasing on March 20

Go for the Gold on March 20 with the new Super Mario amiibo—Gold Edition and new Wii U game Mario Party 10.

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February 26, 2015 • Autos, Gaming, Gear Bits

Rev Your Engines for More Free ‘Gran Turismo 6’ In-Game Gear

Gear up your vehicles for the recent  Gran Turismo 6 update for with new cars like the MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo car, new features and more.

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February 26, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

The Ghost Archives: Haunting of Shady Valley Brings Chills to the Mac!

When I reviewed The Ghost Archives: Haunting of Shady Valley last year I said the basis of the story is fairly typical for the genre but the game wrapped around it is fun and engaging. You play as an agent investigating a haunted mining town whose inhabitants disappeared mysteriously and need your help to free …

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February 26, 2015 • Gaming, News

Sid Meier’s ‘Starships’ Gets a Release Date & Price – March 12th for $15!

When I wrote up the first announcement of Sid Meier’s Starships last month, we had no pricing details and the only release information we had was “Later This Year!” Now we have details: the game is coming to Mac, PC and iPad on March 12th for $15! Over at Pocket Tactics there is a new …

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