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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.

Don Mattrick Leaves Microsoft for Zynga

Jul
01

Don Mattrick has left Microsoft for a CEO position with the social games firm Zynga effective Monday July 8. Mattrick was with Microsoft for 6 years as president of its Interactive Entertainment Business and overseer of the Xbox.  Before that, he served as president of worldwide studios at EA.

Space Invaders Admitted to Video Game Art Collection

Jul
01

Space Invaders has been admitted into The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art in New York City as a part of their Video Game Art Collection in the Applied Design exhibition.  Attendees of the museum are allowed to play the games on exhibit.

'Walking Dead: 400 Days' Release Date Revealed

Jul
01

Telltale's The Walking Dead: 400 Days has an official release date. The spin-off game will launch on the PlayStation Network in North America on July 2, followed by a PC/Mac release on July 3, Xbox Live Arcade on July 5, European PSN on July 10, and iOS on July 11.

Ewoks Arriving in 'Star Wars: The Old Republic'

Jul
01

Playable Ewok companions will soon be arriving in Star Wars: The Old Republic. To unlock one once Patch 2.3 lands you'll need a legacy level 40+ account and a smooth million credits (or some Cartel Coins).

GameStop to Host Play with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Jul
01

During GameStop Expo this year, GameStop will be hosting an event in which the public will be able to try out the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.  GameStop wants to give consumers the experience that both systems offer before you actually buy one of them.

'BioShock Infinite' DLC to be Revealed in Late July

Jul
01

According to Joystiq, Irrational Games will be unveiling the first true Bioshock Infinite DLC later this month.

MTG: Chandra, Pyromaster Revealed as the Final M14 Planeswalker

Jul
01

The final Planeswalker from Magic 2014 Core Set has been revealed, and it's a new Chandra! Weighing in at four mana, she's packing damage, blocker removal, card advantage, and an ultimate that will likely end games. I'm not entirely sure she's the playable Chandra we've been waiting for, but she might just be the best one yet! Check out the card below, M14 hits stores on July 19.

'StarCraft 2' Semifinal B [MLG Spring 2013]

Jul
01

The finals of the winners bracket brought back together Hero and Hyun, two players who had played in day 2 of the MLG 2013 Spring Championship. In their prior game, Hyun beat Hero two to one. This semifinal match was best out of seven; Hero needed three wins to get to the finals and play against Polk while Hero only needed two.

Nintendo Loses Battle for WiiU.com

Jun
30

Nintendo has suffered a big loss.  They had previously filed a complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization to acquire the domain name WiiU.com, which was registered on January 13 2004 before the Wii U even existed.

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