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  • 20Feb

    Watch Playstation announcements

    Sony is going to make some Playstation announcement today. We’re hoping it’s details on a new console. But whatever the announcement is, you can watch it here from the official Playstation Twitch tv channel. Watch live video from playstation on www.twitch.tv Join in on the chat on twitter where people seem to be discussing their Playstation memories using #PlayStationMemory.

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  • 14Feb

    Nintendo announces many Luigi games and upcoming titles

    This morning Nintendo made quite a few announcements to show some LOVE to their fans. The largest announcement being that Luigi will be taking center stage this year. In the video below, Nintendo shows details on not just one Luigi game but four. Also shown is information on content for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. “Luigi is just the green tip of the iceberg of all the great news we have to share with Nintendo fans this year and beyond,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s president and COO. “We’re showing how Nintendo 3DS and Wii U continue to be a source of fun, entertainment and great surprises.” Announced as part of the Year of Luigi is: Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon – Launches March 24 Mario & Luigi: Dream Team – a new RPG coming to 3DS this summer New Super Luigi U – coming to the Wii U

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  • 14Feb

    New trailer for Sims 3 expansions University Life and Island Paradise

    This morning we received information about the upcoming Sims 3 expansions, University Life and Island Paradise. The trailer below is a producer walk through of the Sims 3 University Life. The walk through gives a new look at the “wild parties, chaotic class schedules, new activities, crazy hijinks and more that can all be experienced in this new expansion”. Also announced is an exclusive for Origin orders. In the exclusive, Sims 3 players will get new outfits, face paints and a stylish scooter. In Sims 3 Island Paradise (coming in June), players will be able to do the following: 1. Build, own and manage resorts – Create a family-friendly resort of waterslides and buffet tables, a romantic retreat dotted with minimalist cottages, or a singles resort featuring multiple pool bars where Sims can mingle and flirt. Choose and fine-tune amenities, set prices, and wait for the reviews—and simoleons—to pour in.

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  • 11Feb

    Bethesda takes The Elder Scrolls Online Food Truck on tour

    Bethesda along with Future US and Fearless Media are taking a Elder Scrolls Online Food Truck on the road. It’s actually going across the nation to various geek spots where you are certain to be able to find it. The Elder Scrolls Online Food Truck will have a Facebook App before March 10th that will allow fans to follow the truck and stay up to date on the stops. “We are extremely pleased to be working with Bethesda again on another experiential program for the Elder Scrolls franchise,” said Rachelle Considine, President of Future US. “We look forward to building upon the momentum we established last year by expanding this year’s tour to include 5 consumer events and 6 college campuses nationwide.” Here are the tour stops: The Elder Scrolls Online food truck is scheduled to make stops at the following events and locations to serve up free food and

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  • 24Jan

    SEGA acquires Relic Entertainment & IPs owned by THQ

    SEGA has announced that they have acquired all of THQ Canada and some IPs owned by THQ Inc. THQ Canada has developed franchises like “Warhammer 40K Dawn of War” and “Company of Heroes” as Relic Entertainment Studio. “We are thrilled to have Relic Entertainment join the SEGA family. The acquisition is a strategic fit and a critical step in growing our business,” John Cheng, President and CFO, SEGA of America said. “They are a well-respected studio with a reputation for making creative and innovative games and we look forward to seeing what great things we can create together over the coming years.”

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  • 23Jan

    Deep Silver and Koch Media acquire Saints Row and Metro

    THQ announced recently that they were going to be selling off various THQ properties due to the liquidation of assets (financial issues). We may be be hearing more this week about various franchises that are being picked up by various studios. The first press release that I have is that Koch Media and Deep Silver have acquired all intellectual property rights for Saints Row and Metro. “Koch Media welcomes the addition of these magnificent franchises to the Koch Media family of entertainment properties,” said Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of Koch Media GmbH. “With more than 200 games on notable platforms globally, and its proven success creating renowned franchises like Dead Island, Deep Silver is perfectly positioned to lead these brands into the next generation of interactive entertainment for fans around the world.” “These franchises hold a special place in the hearts and minds of anyone who loves exceptional video games,”

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  • 08Jan

    Pokemon X and Pokemon Y announced for release in October 2013

    Nintendo announced today two brand new titles in the Pokemon franchise for the Nintendo 3DS system. The new Pokemon will have a new storyline set in a 3D world with dynamic battles. “The worldwide launch of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y this October allows players to begin their adventures at the same time,” said Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of The Pokémon Company. “Now, Pokémon fans across the globe can discover the secrets of Pokémon games and can collect, battle, and trade with each other immediately.” Here is a sneak peek at Pokemon X and Pokemon Y:

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  • 03Jan

    Epix creates app for Playstation 3 and PS Vita

    Content provider, Epix has announced plans to launch an Epix app for the Playstation 3 in the first quarter of 2013 and PS Vita in the spring. The app will provide subscribers with access to over 3,000 movie titles, original programming, concerts, comedy and sporting events. The app will be provided as a free download. “We’re thrilled to join forces with Sony Computer Entertainment to offer subscribers a unique and unparalleled experience. This is another important step in our mission to provide the best content in every way consumers want it, creating better entertainment experiences using our premium content, and by working with technology partners and our distribution partners,” said Mark Greenberg, EPIX CEO and President. The ability to stream will be part of an authentication process for current subscribers. It doesn’t say that it’s exclusively through one carrier in the press release, but this quote from DISH makes it

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  • 19Dec

    Nintendo announces TVii

    Nintendo has announced a new way to enjoy TV through their Wii U system. Those that have the Wii U already know about the ability to keep playing on their tablet when someone wants the television back. Now they are adding a new way to use the system. On December 20, Nintendo will launch TVii, a free service that integrates what you watch and how you watch into the new Wii U controller. “After Dec. 20, you’ll never look at your TV the same way again,” said Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. “Wii U owners have already experienced the transformative effect that the GamePad has on game play and social interaction. Nintendo TVii shows how the integrated second screen of the GamePad can also transform and enhance the TV viewing experience. Welcome to the new world of TVii.” Nintendo TVii pulls from your current available content sources

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  • 18Dec

    Art of Blizzard Book Launch and Art Exhibit

    This is going to be awesome. Whether or not you play Blizzard games, everyone can appreciate the artwork from the Diablo, StarCraft and Warcraft universes. Their artists are top notch and pieces take your breathe away. Gallery Nucleus is going to be hosting “The Art of Blizzard Entertainment Book Launch and Art Exhibition”. The exhibit takes place between January 12, 2013 – February 3rd, 2013. The opening reception is January 12, 2013 from 7-11pm. There will be over 50 pieces of artwork from the games and some concept art. It will cost $5 to get in at the door, or you can wear a costume to get in for free. Come on opening night and you could receive exclusive posters only given out this night. Follow GalleryNucleus.com for information as it gets closer to the event. At the event you can also purchase advanced copies of the Art of Blizzard

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