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Anita Sarkeesian And The Game Developer's Choice Awards Received Bomb Threats In March

Sep
17

Last March the Game Developer's Choice Awards were the target of a bomb threat of their Ambassador's Award to Anita Sarkeesian. The award is given to, "an individual or individuals who have helped the game industry advance to a better place, either through facilitating a better game community from within, or by reaching outside the industry to be an advocate for video games and help further our art."

The Super Circuitcast! 09/17/14! What's Your Perfect Game? [Podcast]

Sep
16

This week, Matt, Ryan, Rami, and Sean discuss their ideal games. What kind of games did they imagine they'd be playing in ten years when they were kids? Are those games being made now? Find out on this exciting episode of the Super Circuitcast!!

Microsoft Purchases Minecraft Studio Mojang for $2.5 BIllion

Sep
15

What a way to start the morning. Microsoft has officially announced its acquisition of Mojang, the studio behind Minecraft, for an incredible $2.5 billion. All three of Mojang's original founders, including Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson, will be leaving the studio after the deal goes through.

7 Unanswered Questions in Destiny

Sep
13

To the surprise of many, Destiny feels strangely uninterested in its own story. There's a huge amount of lore hidden away in the Tower and Grimoire, but overall, the game doesn't really spend a whole lot of time explaining things to you. By the end of it, there are way more mysteries than there are answers.

So You Hit Level 20 in Destiny, Now What?

Sep
12

Well that didn't take long did it? It seems that Destiny's "level cap" of 20 can be reached well before the end of the story content. Luckily for those that want to stick with the game though, this isn't the end of your character's progression.

Destiny Players Have Found a Game-Shattering Glitch

Sep
11

It’s been less than 72 hours since Destiny's release and in true obsessive fan style, followers of the game are already finding ways to exploit Destiny to their cruel advantage through cheats and glitches.

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Gold Xbox Ones and PS4s On Sale for Just $13,700

Sep
11

What a bargain! If you're looking for a new console, and to spend around $13,700, you're probably a crazy person (but you're also in luck). A store in Dubai (of course) is now selling Xbox Ones and PS4s with a rose gold case crafted by Italian jeweler Gatti (they assure us he is renowned). 

Destiny and Why People Should Stop Listening to Metacritic Users

Sep
10

For all the talk of the ludicrous amount spent on Destiny and the even more ludicrous fact that Activision was able that same amount on launch day, it is now the day after Destiny’s release. And along with that, we still have Metacritic user reviews pouring in to prove once again that people are stupid.

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If Mojang is Sold to Microsoft, Notch Will Likely Leave

Sep
10

Rumors have been circulating recently that Microsoft is in talks to purchase Mojang, the studio behind the ludicrously successful Minecraft. According to a new source though, if the deal goes through, the studio will likely lose the mind behind their flagship game.

Xbox One's Japan Launch by the Numbers: How Does it Compare to Previous Console Releases?

Sep
10

The Xbox One launched last week in Japan, and the initial estimates are pretty dismal for Microsoft. How does this console launch stack up to previous ones in the country?

The Super Circuitcast! 09/10/14! The Walking Dead Season 2! [Podcast]

Sep
09

Join Matt, Ryan, and introducing Jen, as they discuss the emotional tumultuousness that is Telltales' Walking Dead Season 2, including conversations on whether certain elements work or not, comparissons to Sesaon 1, and lots and lots of spoilers. Beware!

Destiny: Use These 25 Codes to Unlock Free Content

Sep
09

Destiny is out today, and if you're looking to give your character a little boost, these 25 codes will add grimoire cards, emblems, and shaders to your account. You can redeem them at Bungie.net, and pick up your items at the Special Orders shop in-game.

Dancing Groot Is Way More Horrifying in Grand Theft Auto

Sep
08

What happens when you put Guardians of the Galaxy's Groot in Grand Theft Auto IV. Well, if you're modder indirivacua, something way less magical (and way more mind-scarring) than what I was imagining.

Zenimax Lay Offs Can't Bode Well for Elder Scrolls Online, and They Shouldn't Pretend Otherwise

Sep
04

Okay, so look, I recognize that that headline seems like a no-brainer, but apparently Zenimax doesn't think so. For those unaware, ZeniMax Media, the company that owns Bethesda Softworks, developers of the Elder Scrolls series, recently laid off an unspecified number of employees attached to The Elder Scrolls Online. However, they claim that they remain committed to the project, and don't seem to think this is an issue.

The Super Circuitcast! 09/04/14! Hearthstone, Distance, Pigeon Dating, D&D! [Podcast]

Sep
04

This week, join Matt, Ryan, and Sean as they discuss such riveting topics as Hearthstone (yes, again), Distance (it's a racing game - check it out!), Hatoful Boyfriend (it's a pigeon dating sim - don't check it out!), and Dungeons and Dragons (the real-life kind, not a video game kind). Also, some other stuff, probably?

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