Tuesday , 26 July 2016

Tag Archives: games

Sonic The Hedgehog is Back! 25th Anniversary Celebration

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Last night during San Diego Comic-Con, Sega of America threw a party at the House of Blues to celebrate Sonic The Hedgehog turning 25. The Blue Blur is going to be very busy during his quarter century celebration. Sega announced two all new games as well as the appearance of a “classic” version of the hedgehog in the mobile game ...

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Women, Men, and The “Gender Performance Gap”

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The Conversation carried out a study recently to determine if there was a “Gender Performance Gap” when it came to how men and women progress in games. Specifically in this case two MMORPGS, “Everquest II” and “Chevaliers’ Romance III,” in America and China respectively. 10,000 men and women participated in the experiment. The results shatter a commonly held stereotype: Women just aren’t ...

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Nintendo Unveils Mini-NES Just in Time for Holidays

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On November 11th of this year Nintendo will release an official mini version of its classic NES console. The NES is coming back to stores! Pick up the new mini NES Classic Edition on 11/11 w/ 30 included games! pic.twitter.com/wFDw7lHWb7 — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) July 14, 2016 Designed to fit in the palm of your hand the mini console ...

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Summer Games Done Quick, Speed Running for a Good Cause

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Every year a group of dedicated and talented gamers and speedrunners meet up and game for a cause in an event called Games Done Quick. The event takes place July 3-9 this year and can be viewed on twitch. All donations made during the stream benefit “Doctors Without Borders.” The talent at the show is some of the best in ...

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New Game in Diablo Series Forthcoming

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A job posting on the Diablo developer’s site reads: “Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a game director with outstanding communications skills, proven experience in creative direction, strong ability in system design, and a stellar track record of shipping AAA games to lead the Diablo series into the future.” The previous director for D3, Jay Wilson, retired to focus on his true ...

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Official Final Fantasy 7 Edition of Monopoly Drops in April

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Not satisfied with merely a remake, Final Fantasy 7 has found another way to siphon money from nostalgic fans. Full disclosure: I am part of this fan base.  Now available for pre-order at Merchoid, the description for Monopoly’s take on Final Fantasy 7 reads as such: “Delve into the evolving city of Midgar in search of the latest business opportunities. Perhaps you’ll buy ...

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Bungie Limits Destiny Support for PS3 and 360

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Bungie confirmed that, as of August, just before the “Rise of Iron” expansion is released, it would no longer be supporting Destiny on last-gen hardware, or “Legacy Consoles.” The news that Bungie will no longer be releasing updates/expansions for the PS3 or 360 was an inevitability. With current generation consoles receiving upgrades of their own, gamers shouldn’t be too surprised at the news. ...

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Pre-Order Final Fantasy XV and Get a Free Game

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Set to be released along side Final Fantasy XV, “A King’s Tale,” takes place 30 years prior to the events of the main game. Director Marc Terada goes into (very little) detail about the game in this video: In the game, a young Noctis, like the one seen in the Platinum Demo, asks his father, King Regis, to tell him ...

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Mr. Monopoly Advances to Broadway in “Monopoly the Musical”

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Hasbro, the toy company that brought us Transformers, Battleship, and the ones responsible for bringing joy to “Chewbacca Mom,” have announced a partnership with The Araca Group. The Araca group is working to bring one of Hasbro’s most popular creations to life on Broadway. No, they aren’t doing a musical adaptation of “Candy Land,” that would make too much sense. Instead The Araca ...

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What Makes a Good Video Game Father

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It’s Father’s Day, and while I may not have any children, I have a father. We all do technically, and we all feel the way we do about them be it positive or negative. I’m not going to talk about the fathers IRL, instead, I wanted to use Father’s Day as a springboard to highlight some of gamings best dads. ***This list ...

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