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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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February 25, 2015 • Gaming, News

Official Batman: Arkham Knight Game Trailer – “Gotham is Mine”!

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment have unleashed the Dark Knight on fans with the preview video for the Batman: Arkham Knight video game releasing this summer on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

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February 24, 2015 • Gaming, News

Popcornflix Streaming Service Makes Room on the Couch For PS3/4

Popcornflix is now sharing their expanding tub full of movie and TV with PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 owners. The free streaming service is now available on Sony gaming consoles in the U.S and Canada with availability coming very soon to Latin America.

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February 24, 2015 • Gaming, Gear Bits

Marvel Mighty Heroes Game Announcement

More Marvel comic book characters are on the way to iOS and Android phones and tablets! DeNA and Marvel Entertainment have announced Marvel Mighty Heroes, a fighting game with cooperative gameplay in real-time.

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February 22, 2015 • Crowdfunding, Gaming, News

Exploding Kittens Game Fundraising Breaks Kickstarter Record

The most popular, single Kickstarter campaign ever is for the upcoming card game Exploding Kittens with over 219,000 supporters that was the third-biggest Kickstarter moneymaker ever with approximately 8.8 million dollars.

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February 20, 2015 • Gaming, News

The Order: 1886 Releases Exclusively on PlayStation 4

The Order: 1886 has revealed itself as a the PlayStation 4 exclusive as a single-player, third person shooter game that takes place during an alternative time in history in a Victorian-era London, England with familiar identifying elements including King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table.

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February 20, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX Review on PlayStation 3

Before Kingdom Hearts 3 releases, players can revisit the popular gaming series in this latest “ReMIX”, which was preceded by the successful Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX. Players get includes Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Final Mix, and Kingdom Hearts Re:coded.

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February 19, 2015 • Gaming, News

SMART Adventures Mission Math 2 – Peril at the Pyramids Comes to the iPad

Last year we heard about a new educational game called S.M.A.R.T. Adventures Mission Math, which was a STEM game, aimed at girls – but was fun for pretty much anyone. I had some fun playing around with the game when it was released, and was glad for the STEM focus. Now they are back with …

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February 18, 2015 • Gaming, News

Hand of Fate Now Available for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC?!

Hand of Fate is a card-based roguelike that found funding through Kickstarter just over a year ago, and has now been released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game blends the RPG and collectible card games genres easily and with a style that is bound to appeal to fans of both game types.

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February 18, 2015 • News

‘The Sims 4’ Mac Version Release Announcement

Electronic Arts and Maxis have released the Mac version of popular The Sims 4 simulation game on physical disc at store everywhere and through the video game purchasing service Origin.

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February 17, 2015 • Crowdfunding, Gaming

Strength of the Sword Ultimate Game Release Expansion Announcement

The two-man team at Ivent have made Strength of the Sword Ultimate, “the kind of game you beat instead of finish” after working “in the garage for five years”. Their efforts have already paid off with an initial $14,000 Kickstarter goal met for this “3D fighter vs brawler with old-school vibe”.

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February 17, 2015 • Gaming, News

RPG Industry Veterans Announce Sword Coast Legends Coming in Late 2015

I love the classic Dungeons and Dragons Forgotten Realms settings, places like Blackmoor and Greyhawk, Neverwinter and Icewind Dale and more. But you can’t think about Dungeons and Dragons without the Sword Coast, bound by Baldur’s Gate and Waterdeep. This is the setting for the exciting upcoming game Sword Coast Legends – just announced, and …

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February 17, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

‘Harold’ PC Game Review: How Good of a Guardian Angel Are You?

Controller required for Moon Spider’s single player side-scrolling platformer Harold. This PC exclusive game also offers players two role-playing personas – superstar guardian angel Gabriel who gets matched up with the least talented runner named Harold.

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February 16, 2015 • Gaming, News

SEGA Game Sales Slip: Is It Game Over?

SEGA (short for SErvice GAmes) recently encountered a setback in their continuing video game production, as their mainstay franchise didn’t make a big sales boom and instead lost some gold rings in the market.

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February 14, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

Mind Snares: Alice’s Journey is a Captivating Adventure for iOS Gamers!

When Alice Dahl leaves for a work trip and laments her job to her husband, she has no idea what turns of events awaits her. Mind Snares: Alice’s Journey tells the tale of what happens after she wakes up from a terrible car accident, and the lengths she has to explore to get home. Check …

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February 14, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

Minutes Review on PlayStation Vita/PS4 (Crossbuy)

The PlayStation Vita game, Minutes, gradually reveals more as players complete all 60 levels within the time limits. This action puzzler/shooter has a simple set-up, but is challenging to master.

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February 13, 2015 • Gaming, News

Timelines: Assault On America Mobile is a Classic RTS for Tablets!

Real Time Strategy games continue to be popular on the PC, but they are about to open up to a whole new fan base with the upcoming alternate reality game Timelines: Assault On America Mobile. Timelines is launching on February 17th on iOS and Android, more than a year after it released on Mac & …

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February 13, 2015 • Gaming, News

Nintendo Launches The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D in Time for New 3DS

On February 13th Nintendo is releasing the creatively named ‘New Nintendo 3DS XL’, which we talked about here. Along with that announcement came the notice that the classic Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask was being released in 3D in a version optimized specially for the new handheld gaming system. Early reviews say the game looks …

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February 12, 2015 • Gaming, News

Bruce Lee Now a Playable Character in Temple Run 2

Get your game in gear with Bruce Lee! That’s right, the legendary martial artist is now a playable characters in Temple Run 2, an Android/iOS action-filled running game that has been installed on over 300 million devices.

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February 12, 2015 • Gaming, News

Wadjet Eye Releases New Playable Character Video for Technobabylon

Last month I wrote about the announcement from Wadjet Eye of their upcoming game Technobabylon. Due to the involvement of Wadjet Eye and the ‘adventure cyberpunk thriller’ description I was immediately captivated and remain excited about the release. Now they have released a new trailer and group of screens looking at the playable character Latha …

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