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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, 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 16, 2015 • News

Sling TV and EPIX Partner: Adds 2000+ Video-On-Demand Titles to Service

The new Sling streaming video service will feature EPIX content in an add-on package, which includes 2,000 Video-On-Demand titles, plus linear channels with EPIX, EPIX2, EPIX3 and EPIX Drive-In. Launch date, package and pricing details will be released soon.

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February 14, 2015 • Reviews

Gear Guide for the ‘Kingsmen: The Secret Service’ Movie

Colin Firth features his action side and Samuel L. Jackson shows his villainous side in the Matthew Vaughn-directed Kingsmen: The Secret Service film that kicks off a spy-filled year at the cinemas.

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February 14, 2015 • Editorials

Mike’s 2015 Oscar Picks and Analysis

This year’s Academy Awards (Oscars) have a satisfying eclectic mix without one clear front-runner. Check out my 2015 Oscar picks and some analysis so you succeed in your office Oscar pool…or have a better idea of what’s going on February 22.

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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 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 11, 2015 • Reviews, Travel

Kicker’s Tabor HP402BT Bluetooth Headphones Review

The Tabor Bluetooth Headphones from Kicker offer a great sound experience that is wireless without giving up any high standards of quality. Ergonomic design and features using other devices also add to the appeal of these impressive headphones.

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February 11, 2015 • News

Saturday Night Live’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday Night Live celebrates 40 years in several ways including a special Sunday February 15 broadcast special on the NBC television network. Funny memories will flow and new ones will be made.

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February 11, 2015 • Gaming, News

Battlefield Hardline Open Beta Gets Over Six Million Participants/Suggested Improvements Continue

The Battlefield Hardline Open Beta ended early this week with a final tally of over six million participants whose voices are being heard as Visceral/Electronic Arts work for improvements before this game officially releases as a hopefully lucky 13th installment in the Battlefield game series in about five weeks.

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February 9, 2015 • Gaming, News

Resident Evil Digital Release Takes Top Spot

Capcom has video game players seeing red as they celebrate Valentine’s Day week with the recently released Resident Evil becoming the new all-time best-selling digital title in North America and Europe.

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February 8, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

Life is Strange Episode 1 Review on PlayStation 4

The episodic mystery adventure Life is Strange begins with the first episode subtitled Chrysalis where Max, an 18-year-old photography student has the special ability to reverse time that have varied consequences.

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February 7, 2015 • News

Big Hero 6 Early Digital Release

Why wait until February 24 to see Big Hero 6 on home video? The digital release on the Disney Movies Anywhere app with other services lets audiences everywhere experience this unique Disney animated adventure based on the Marvel comic series now.

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February 6, 2015 • Gaming, News

First Sims 4 Expansion Pack Announcement

The Sims 4 will get to work in April 2015 in the first expansion pack for the popular game series. Available on PC and Mac, The Sims 4 Get to Work features three career and a create your own business

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February 5, 2015 • Gaming, News

2015 LEGO Game Announcements

LEGO Maniacs have a full slate of video game releases coming this year including a surprising LEGO set announcement decided by fans. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group have set LEGO Jurassic World, LEGO Marvel’s Avengers, LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin plus  LEGO Batman: Beyond Gotham. The LEGO Movie Videogame iOS versions are available now.

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February 4, 2015 • Editorials, Gaming

Amazing Madden NFL 15 Super Bowl Sim Prediction Thoughts

As the New England Patriots celebrate their victory today, it’s time to look at another related feat – the spot-on prediction of the simulated Super Bowl game in the Madden NFL 15 video game.

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February 4, 2015 • Gaming, News

Battlefield Hardline Open Multiplayer Beta Begins

PC, PlayStation 3/4 and Xbox 360/One gamers go to battle today in the free open multiplayer beta for Battlefield Hardline – releasing on March 17. Do battle with other players amid urban settings and action packed scenarios. This beta ends on Sunday, February 8.

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February 3, 2015 • Gaming, News

OUYA and Alibaba Creating Gaming Partnership for Chinese Market

The OUYA open game platform made an important partnership with the Alibaba Group that will bring OUYA’s game library to Alibaba’s YunOS platform. OUYA also received an investment from Alibaba Group.

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February 3, 2015 • Gaming, News

Games Galore Boost the Final Club Nintendo Rewards Cache

Nintendo has totally boosted their game cache and physical rewards as the Club Nintendo Rewards program (North America) winds down. Members can also find their free appreciation download code for Flipnote Studio 3D. All worldwide program will end by September 30, 2015 to make way for a new loyalty program.

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