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04/27/2015

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Reveal Trailer Dropped

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Finally, Activision shelled out the money to license The Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black" for their big reveal trailer. 

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04/24/2015

Steam Workshop Creators Can Now Charge for Mods

Posted by Jack Gardner

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Steam has introduced a new initiative that allows modders for select games to charge for their creations. The first game to enable paid mod content is The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. 

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Telltale Games and Marvel Teaming Up for Mystery Project

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Telltale Games announced the partnership between themselves and Marvel Entertainment yesterday evening in San Francisco. At this time, not much is known about the project. The two companies will be collaborating on a game series set to debut in 2017.

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04/23/2015

Nintendo Showing Off Xenoblade Chronicles X Tomorrow

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In tomorrow's Nintendo Treehouse: Live broadcast, Xenoblade Chronicles X will take center stage. The stream will begin at 1pm CST on Nintendo's website

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04/22/2015

Creative Assembly Announces Total War: Warhammer

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If you ever found yourself looking at a Total War game and wishing the large-scale historical conflicts for which the series is known had more dragons and magic, then it is time to get pumped for Total War: Warhammer. 

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04/21/2015

Chip's Challenge 1 and 2 Coming to Steam

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It has been 25 years since Chip's Challenge debuted on Atari Lynx and Windows 3.1 to resounding success. Players can finally pick it up on Steam as well as the never released sequel, Chip's Challenge 2, this May.

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Tywin Lannister Will Be in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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The actor behind Game of Thrones' Tywin Lannister, Charles Dance, will be lending his voice to the character of Emhyr var Emreis in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. As the Emperor of Nilfgaard, Dance's voice conveys the authority and power appropriate to a man who holds the power of life and death over all in his lands. 

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04/20/2015

Fan-Created The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 2D Looks Fantastic, Has Playable Demo

Posted by Jack Gardner

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Spotted, fittingly enough, by Zelda Informer, a tenacious group of fans has been toiling away at creating a 2D version of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. Oh, and if it is ever completed, it will have multiplayer. 

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Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China Releases Tomorrow

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A new 2.5D side-scrolling stealth action platformer from Ubisoft lands tomorrow. Chronicles: China stars Shao Jun, which fans might already be familiar with from the 2011 animated short Assassin's Creed: Embers. The last remaining member of the Chinese Brootherhood, Shao Jun returns to her homeland to restore the Assassins and exact her revenge. 

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Heroes of the Storm Receives Official Release Date

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There will also be an open beta beginning May 19. Who else is ready to throw down fisticuffs with the heroes and villains from across Blizzard's history? 

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