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Howard the Duck Returns in 'LEGO Marvel Super Heroes'

Jul
25

Howard the Duck is back! As a character in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes that is... You can see a screenshot of him as a LEGO minifig above. Other images reveal even more characters including Elektra, The Punisher, Magneto, and more. Check all of that out below, the game arrives in the Fall on the 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, Wii U, DS, 3DS, Vita and PC.

Nintendo Stock Has Hit Its Highest Point in 2 Years

Jul
25

Despite what seems like the imminent demise of Nintendo's flagging Wii U console, the company's stocks have managed to rise to the highest they've been since 2011. The growth is being attributed to the strength of the Nintendo 3DS handheld, with increasing sales for both games and the device itself.

What You Should Know About 'VGHS' Season 2

Jul
25

It’s a tie score.  Both teams are at one point and the game is going into overtime.  The clock starts ticking as you and your squad race towards their base, C4s strapped to your ATVs.  If you screw this up, you lose the game. 

Free-to-Play 'F.E.A.R. Online' Announced, Beta Registration Now Open

Jul
25

F.E.A.R. lives on in the form of a free-to-play multiplayer-only shooter. That's probably not the  direction most expected it to go, but developer Inplay Interactive has announced that F.E.A.R. Online will somehow continue the series' story, as well as bring back F.E.A.R. 3's Soul King mode. 

'Gran Turismo' Movie in Development with 'Fifty Shades' Producers

Jul
25

Despite being, well a car racing simulator, it seems Sony is interested in developing the Gran Turismo game series into a movie. I assume to stay true to the franchise, it will have no story, but will be very, very pretty.

Microsoft Opens Indie Game Floodgates with New Self-Publishing Policy

Jul
25

Microsoft has recently confirmed reports of a reversal of policy for publishing games on its upcoming Xbox One platform. Original plans had mandated any developer wishing to get their downloadable game on the new console to work with an established game publisher. This new policy takes an App Store-like approach to content publication, allowing developers to publish games on their own via a faster and friendlier certification process.

New DLC Now Available for 'Indie Game: The Movie' - Wait, What?

Jul
24

Yes, the highly captivating and incredibly fascinating 2012 film Indie Game: The Movie released some special edition DLC today on Steam. If you weren't even aware that you could buy a movie on Steam, let me back up a little.

'GTA V' Will Feature a Customizable Pet

Jul
24

Video games, especially franchises, are always looking to appease fans, while also drawing in new customers.  In the pursuit of that latter goal, GTA is releasing its fifth installment with an interesting new element.  Players will now have a loyal companion that wil be by their side.  This new companion, a dog, comes with a customizable appearance and accessories.

Mojang's 'Scrolls' Hits 100,000 Sales

Jul
24

Minecraft developer Mojang is on a helluva roll. Their latest title, Scrolls, has already broken 100,000 sales according to developer Henrik Pettersson. The game was launched as a $20 paid beta back in June on the PC and Mac. 

Batman 'Origins' Grapnel Exclusive at Gamestop

Jul
24

NECA announced that the Batman: Arkham Origins Grapnel 1:1 scale prop replica will be sold exclusively at Gamestop, and can be pre-ordered now through its website. This piece will be fully spring-loaded and motorized. Each gun will come with two different hook attachments, both with articulated hinges. The prop also has a built in internal motorized spool that retracts the cords attached to the hook.

Survival Horror Title 'Outlast' to Launch on September 4

Jul
24

If running around pitch black hallways, distant yells of agonizing pain, and bright eyed creeps hunting for you while you have no defense for yourself other than a night vision camcorder, then Outlast is the game for you! The new survival horror game by Red Barrels will soon be upon us. A September 2013 release date has been set for the heart clenching game.

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Former Executives from Blizzard, Relic Entertainment, and SOE Create a New Studio

Jul
24

Molten Games is a new studio currently working on an online game with the help of a multi-million dollar investment from NCSoft. Why do we care? The creative minds behind this new studio are Jungwon Hahn, a nine-year former employee of Blizzard Entertainment, Paul Della Bitta who is a seven-year former employee also of Blizzard as well as Sony Online Entertainment, and Blaine Smith previously of Relic Entertainment.

'Cradle' Gameplay Footage

Jul
23

Indie gamers looking for a high quality game that still maintains a touch of originality may be interested to know about Flying Cafe for Semianimals' new game Cradle. A new video has hit the web with intriguing gameplay for the mysterious game.

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Stardock to Reboot Classic PC Series 'Star Control'

Jul
23

Stardock has officially announced that the studio has grabbed the rights to Star Control. The classic PC series began in 1990, developed by Toys for Bob (who would later go on to make all the money with Skylanders). The franchise has laid dormant for almost a decade, but with Stardock now at the helm, it shouldn't be long before we see a return to that universe.

'Titanfall' May Be Getting Oculus Rift Support

Jul
23

Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment is teasing possible Oculus Rift support for the upcoming game. The studio tweeted that they had received a dev kit for the device earlier this week, and were excited to give it a try.

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