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Blizzard Considering Microtransactions for 'World of Warcraft'

Jul
04

Microtransactions is generally not a word most people associate good feelings with, but it looks like one of the world's most popular games might be considering them. In a recent post on the World of Warcraft forums, community manager Zarhym stated that Blizzard is "exploring the possibility" of enabling in-game purchases in certain regions.

'Final Fantasy X/X-2' HD to Feature a New 30-Minute Ending

Jul
04

According to recent reports, Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD will contain a new 30-minute extended ending which will be shown during the final credits after Final Fantasy X-2.

'Final Fantasy VII' Now Available on Steam

Jul
04

The updated PC version of Final Fantasy VII is now available for purchase and download through Steam.

Latest Trailer for 'Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns' Includes Fang

Jul
04

Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns. The preview features many returning Final Fantasy XIII characters, including Fang, and reveals more about the story and the action you will find in the game.

'Gran Turismo 6' Demo Available Now, 'GT Academy' Contest Begins Today

Jul
03

A Gran Turismo 6 demo is now available to download on the PlayStation Network. Players will be able to drive through a series of GT Academy driving school courses, culminating in an event at Silverstone. Available vehicles will include a selection of Nissan cars including the GT-R, the Leaf, and the 370Z.

Klei Entertainment Announces Tactical Strategy Game 'Incognita'

Jul
03

It appears that the ever-prolific Klei Entertainment, the developers of Mark of the Ninja, Don't Starve, and the Shank series are dipping their toes into the increasingly crowded (in the best way possible) waters of the turn-based tactical strategy market. Announced yesterday via Twitter, Incognita is slated to be the next game from the developers.

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MLG Anaheim 2013 Impressions [MLG Spring 2013]

Jul
02

MLG (Major League Gaming) holds multiple tournaments throughout the year, but only four Championship event; the Spring Championship 2013 was located at the Anaheim Convention Center. For those who haven't heard of MLG before, these events are where professional gaming teams from all around the world come together to compete for prize money and rankings in their respective tournaments. This event is also a venue where various companies come and present some of their demos to the attendees behind closed doors. There are also many opportunities for individuals to get autographs and meet the teams and players. The affordable ticket price makes the MLG experience quite fulfilling.

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MLG Will Skip the Summer Championship, May Be Planning an Event in Vegas, New York, or Seattle

Jul
02

MLG operations manager Adam Apicella has announced that they will not be holding an MLG Summer Championship this year. The next scheduled event will take place in November in Dallas, Texas.

Blizzard Hosting eSports Reddit AMA

Jul
02

Tomorrow, July 3, at 11:00 AM PST, Blizzard will be hosting a Reddit Ask Me Anything session with a focus on StarCraft 2. Community Manager Kevin "Cloaken" Johnson and Senior eSports Manager Kim Phan will be on hand to answer questions regarding the WCS seasons and the company's future plans for supporting professional game competitions.

Nine New 'Borderlands 2' Customization Sets Released

Jul
02

Hot on the heels of what many are calling the best Borderlands 2 DLC yet, Gearbox is releasing nine new customization sets for the game. The sets include four heads and skins for Krieg the Psycho along with an additional set for each of the other characters. Each set is currently priced at $0.99 and are available now. Check out a look at each set below.

Ubisoft Showcasing South Park and More at SDCC

Jul
02

Ubisoft announced in their press release it will be showcasing its upcoming games at this years San Diego Comic Con.  Attendees will have the chance to play South Park: The Stick of Truth, Assassin's Creed: Black Flag, Rayman Legends, Watch Dogs, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist, and more. There will be a single-player demo of Assassin’s Creed IV as well as new Watch Dogs gameplay footage.

'Lightning Returns: FFXIII' Offers 'FFVII' Themed Pre-Order Bonus

Jul
02

Anyone who pre-orders Lightning Returns: FFXIII can now receive an alternate skin in the form of FFVII protagonist Cloud Strife. The pre-order bonus allows players to dress FFXIII lead Lighting in Cloud’s iconic SOLDIER uniform, complete with Buster Sword, winning animation, and costume specific abilities.

'Team Fortress 2' Item Makers Partner With a Game-Centric Charity

Jul
02

If there's one thing better than helping a good cause, it's helping a good cause and getting new TF2 items. A charity called Special Effect has made it its mission to help people with disabilities enjoy video games, and in an effort to meet their fundraising goals, they've partnered with a handful of TF2 item makers to create a brand new item set.

MTG: Limited Edition M14 Planeswalker Set to be Sold at Comic-Con

Jul
02

Wizards has unveiled what will undoubtedly become one of the hot ticket items of Comic-Con. A limited edition collection of the Magic 2014 Planeswalkers will be available at the convention. The set will feature a snazzy black-on-black art style for Ajani, Jace, Chandra, Liliana, and Garruk by Steve Prescott. You can check out the SDCC version of Garruk below.

'Walking Dead: 400 Days' Launch Trailer Released, Out Now on PSN

Jul
02

The Walking Dead: 400 Days is out now on the PlayStation Network (a PC release is incoming tomorrow, followed by the Xbox 360 on July 5). I haven't gotten a chance to play through it yet, but judging my the new launch trailer, it definitely doesn't seem much cheerier. Oh well, we all knew what we signed up for. Check out the trailer below, download the game on your respective platform, and prepare for the crying.

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