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Pullblox World Coming to Nintendo Wii U

Pullblox World

Nintendo just nonchalantly announced that Pullblox World – the sequel to the brilliant downloadable 3DS puzzle games, Pullblox and Fallblox – will arrive on the eShop this June. Pullblox (or Pushmo as it’s known in North America) launched on 3DS  in 2011, and was quickly followed by successor Fallblox (or Crashmo) just one year later. Pullblox […]

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Nintendo Announces Affiliate Program for YouTube Let’s Play Creators

Super Smash Bros. Melee

Nintendo has announced a new affiliate program that allows “proactive” creators of YouTube Let’s Play videos featuring Nintendo games to a cut of the ad revenue. In a statement to Gamasutra, Nintendo announced: “We are preparing an affiliate program in which a portion of the advertising profit is given to the creator. Details about this […]

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Google Look to Boost YouTube with $1 billion Twitch Acquisition

YouTube has reached a deal to purchase the popular video game streaming service, Twitch, for “more than $1 billion” according to Variety’s sources. If successful, the deal would be the most significant in YouTube’s history and would significantly bolster the service and its content offering, with Twitch being far and away the number one service […]

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‘Halo 5: Guardians’ is coming to Xbox One in fall 2015

Halo 5

Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced the next-installment in the hugely popular Halo franchise, Halo 5: Guardians, via a blog post by 343 Industries’ General Manager, Bonnie Ross, detailing the future of the Halo franchise. Set for a fall 2015 release on Xbox one, Master Chief’s imposing frame graces the Halo 5 teaser image, confirming a return to action […]

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‘Hundreds of Titles’ Coming to PlayStation Now at Launch

PlayStation Now

PlayStation Now is Sony’s upcoming video game streaming service, set to open the door for classic titles on current-gen PlayStation hardware, as well as other non-gaming platforms like smartphones and tablets. Set to launch in North America later this year, Sony recently announced that the service will feature “hundreds of titles” on day one, with […]

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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate In Massive eShop Sale

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Those looking to indulge their JRPG Monster Hunting cravings should head on over to Nintendo’s eShop, as Capcom’s critically acclaimed Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate has received substantial 40% discounts in both European and US eShops. The 3DS version can be had for the paltry sum of £23.99, while the Wii-U version will set you back […]

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Independent Film Released Exclusively On Xbox

Pulp

Pulp leads the way for Microsoft’s media strategy… Xbox is following in the footsteps of Netflix by distributing exclusive content over Xbox Live. British independent film, Pulp, will make its debut on Microsoft’s platform, with a Microsoft spokesperson informing the BBC that the company plans to secure more deals of this nature in the future. […]

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Dishonored To Receive New DLC

The Knife of Dunwall

Name, price and release date announced… Bethesda’s critically acclaimed first-person stealth game, Dishonored, is set to receive a shot in the arm this spring with the release of some fresh DLC. April 16th will see The Knife of Dunwall hit virtual shop shelves, setting you back 800 Microsoft points for the privilege of extending this […]

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Gears of War: Judgment – Launch Trailer

Gears in motion as launch day looms… With the March 19th release of Gears of War: Judgment drawing evercloser, Epic Games has stoked the flames by releasing a cinematic trailer for the upcoming release. Check it out below… So, what do you guys think? Are you excited for the new installment in the series, or […]

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Star Wars 1313 ‘On Hold’

Star Wars 1313

“I’ve got a bad feeling about this…” The highly anticipated Star Wars 1313 may be ‘on hold’ according to sources close to the developer. Despite claims that Disney would not interfere with existing LucasArts projects following their 2012 acquisition of the Star Wars visionaries, that appears to be exactly what has happened in this situation. […]

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