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09/18/2014

TGS Trailer For Deep Down Reveals Sci-Fi Elements

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A new trailer has been revealed for Capcom's Deep Down, shedding more light on the mysterious ending of last year's teaser

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Final Fantasy XV Trailer Debuts At TGS, Features Entirely In-Game Footage

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I have lost a lot of my enthusiasm for Final Fantasy in recent years, but then a certain trailer for Final Fantasy XV came and rekindled a spark of hope. It looks amazing.

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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Will Release With A Demo Code For Final Fantasy XV

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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, the high-definition remake of the highly acclaimed PSP exclusive original, will be making its way to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next year along with  the demo for the first newly numbered Final Fantasy title in nearly four years. 

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Check Out Halo: The Master Chief Collection's Revamped Zanzibar Map

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New footage of Halo 2's classic Zanzibar multiplayer map has surfaced online along with a new batch of screenshots. 

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09/17/2014

10 Kickstarter Games That Are Worth Your Time

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Every now and then I go through the numerous gaming Kickstarters to see if there are any interesting projects worth talking about. It turns out that there are a fair number of intriguing projects looking for public funding at the moment and I thought I'd share a bunch that might be worth your attention. 

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09/16/2014

The First Screenshot For Wii U Title FAST Racing Neo

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Not much is known at this point about the futuristic racing game, but Shin'en Multimedia promises more details next week.

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09/15/2014

PewDiePie Joins MLG.tv

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Starting tonight at 7pm ET, episodes of BroKen, a podcast created by Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg and his friend CinnamonToastKen, will begin airing on Major League Gaming's streaming service.

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Microsoft Is In The Process Of Buying Minecraft Developer

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While rumors have been spreading through the industry since early last week, today Mojang confirmed that they are indeed in the middle of being bought by Microsoft for a whopping $2.5 billion. That's billion. With a B. 

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09/12/2014

Review: Destiny

Posted by Jack Gardner

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Bungie’s newest game, the most pre-ordered new IP in history, is entertaining. The gameplay is tight, the environments are gorgeous, and the character designs ooze cool. In fact, it seems like many of the design choices in Destiny revolve around a rule of cool, as if Bungie was constantly asking, “Will this be cool? If not, scrap it.” The result is a game that looks superb set in an inviting universe populated by interesting and diverse enemies. If that’s the case, why then does Destiny feel so hollow?

Destiny was reviewed on the PlayStation 4. Note: As of the writing of this review, end-game content such as raids have not been unlocked. The review will be updated when raids unlock next week.

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09/11/2014

Naughty Dog Turns 30 This Month, Here's The Promo For Their Anniversary

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One of the most respected and talented game development teams in the industry is celebrating thirty years of making games with an art show and a full-length video that chronicles their journey.

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