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The Super Circuitcast! 04/18/14! Peter Molyneux Thinks the Kinect is a Joke [Podcast]

Apr
18

Peter Molyneux has always been an interesting figure in the gaming industry, but his most recent statement comes as a bit of a surprise. Maybe? Matt, S, Rami, and Ryan talk about Molyneux's opinion and whether it should be taken with a grain of salt. Also Rami can't pronounce Molyneux.

Watch Gameplay Footage from the Cancelled Darth Maul Star Wars Game

Apr
13

Following the success of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, Nintendo approached LucasArts about creating a new IP to be released on the Wii U and 3DS. These negotiations led to a project codenamed "Damage" in 2010, with Red Fly handling the development of the prototype. In a recent report, Game Informer revealed that this prototype was none other than a Darth Maul game, one that would have explored the origins of the character and the story behind how he became a Sith Lord.

Titanfall Expedition DLC Set for Next Month

Apr
12

The next crop of Titanfall DLC was revealed today at PAX East. Titled "Expedition," the content pack will be released in May.

Wizards Reveals Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers

Apr
10

Wizards of the Coast has revealed the latest installment of their popular Duels of the Planeswalkers series. Magic 2015, a digital version of Magic: The Gathering card game, will be out this summer on the PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, iPad, Android, and Kindle.

When Peter Molyneux Calls Your Tech a Joke, it's Time to Rethink Your Tech

Apr
10

Peter Molyneux, former head of Lionhead Studios, current head of 22Cans, creator of games such as Black & WhiteFable, and the upcoming Godus, recently spoke about the Xbox One's Kinect in an interview with Edge Magazine, calling the device "a joke." When Molyneux says that about something, you might want to take note, and here's why.

Indie Game Releases: April

Apr
02

If you're looking to get you indie game fix on this month, there should be more than enough to keep you busy. From RTS games, to re-releases, to goats and everything in between, check out what April has to offer below.

The Best Gaming April Fools Jokes 2014

Apr
01

Now that April 1st is drawing to a close, here's a look at all of the video game announcements we hope you didn't fall for.

Is Ubisoft Releasing Too Many Assassin's Creed Games?

Mar
31

Gamers were hit with a double dose of Assassin's Creed last week with news regarding Unity and Comet (official and unofficial reveals respectively), the next two games in the series. Unity will be headed to next-gen platforms, while Comet will reportedly be released on the Xbox 360 and PS3. While it's still too early to pass any judgment on either title, many have lamented what they feel is a glut of Assassin's Creed games. Some gamers feel that the serious is close to franchise overkill, threatening to destroy the originality that made the initial entry so memorable.

Assassin's Creed Comet May Feature a Playable Templar

Mar
27

Hot on the heels of the reveal of Assassin's Creed Unity, a new report suggests that Assassin's Creed Comet could be a Black Flag sequel starring a Templar.

Battlefield 4 Naval Strike DLC Delayed on Xbox One and PC

Mar
26

Battlefield 4's Naval Strike DLC pack has been delayed on the Xbox One and PC. EA stated that the studio is, "concerned that the combination of the pack and planned PC updates would increase performance issues on mid-range to high-end PCs." On the Xbox One side of things, EA wanted, "to address issues in the animation system that hinder players from engaging targets in set circumstances using popular weapon configurations."

Fight Night Street Fighter: Season Three

Mar
21

So last week marked the end of season three of Fight Night Street Fighter, and while there was no reign of terror like Alioune’s run in season two, we still were able to see some fantastic matches.

Virtual Reality Headsets Will Either be the Wave of the Future, or Just Another Fad

Mar
20

Playstation recently announced that they'll be introducing a VR Headset for the Playstation 4 (currently titled Project Morpheus). There are also rumors that Microsoft will soon be doing something similair for the Xbox One. Meanwhile, the guys over at Oculus Rift are now touting the second iteration of their developer kit. Obviously, VR Headsets are coming, and they'll either usher in a new age of interactive entertainment, or they'll simply become another gimmick.

Ultra Street Fighter IV's Decapre Debuts at Final Round 17

Mar
16

Today marked the end of the fighting game tournament Final Round, and boy did Capcom have a treat for those watching.  While it was announced that the new fifth character for Ultra Street Fighter 4 was going to be revealed after the competition, what nobody expected was the exhibition match Capcom held between the winner of Final Round (which happened to be Street Fighter Fight Night’s Ryan Hart) and Combofiend, who was rocking the new character Decapre.

Bethesda Tries to Justify Elder Scrolls Online's Subscription Fee, Doesn't do a Good Job

Mar
13

Pete Hines, the Vice President of PR for Bethesda, recently spoke to Gamespot about why they've chosen not to go the free-to-play route with The Elder Scrolls Online. Hines claims that the subscription fee of $15 per month is a value for gamers, as the team plans on releasing consistent, DLC-sized expansions for the game to every player. Frankly, I'm still not convinced it's necessary.

Why the PS4's Slipping Sales in Japan Is Nothing to Worry About

Mar
13

It's no secret that the Wii U hasn't exactly been doing that well, sales-wise, both in America and its native country of Japan. Meanwhile, the Playstation 4 has been selling like crazy here in America, although it only recently launched in Japan and it's numbers there have actually been worse than the Wii U's. But does this spell disaster for Sony's console?

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