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Sony Files Trademarks For Entwined And Kill Strain

By Joel Palermo, April 19, 2014 0

Two new trademarks have been filed by Sony Entertainment of America under the titles “Entwined” and “Kill Strain.” The titles were trademarked successively on April 14 and April 15, with identifications for both games reading, “Computer game software; Downloadable computer game software via a global computer network and wireless devices; Video game software.”

Currently, Sony has not officially announced either title, so we’ll be sure to keep our eyes and ears open pertaining to any new information. Who knows, maybe both games will receive official announcements at E3 2014 in June.
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Guild Bank in Elder Scrolls Online Shut Down Unexpectedly

By Caleb Lindquist, April 19, 2014 0

North American and European servers for The Elder Scrolls Online have shut down their Guild Banks. Hit the jump to learn more.
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Nintendo Registers ‘Portable Video Device’ With Korea RRA

By Joel Palermo, April 19, 2014 2

On Friday, a registration certificate for a ”small video player” submitted by Nintendo appeared on Korea’s National Radio Research Agency (RRA).

Aside from a model number and the device’s country of origin, little information is known about the recent certification. For those who are curious, the RRA serves as a hub for radio wave research in Korea. If any other details about the device surface, we’ll be sure to update the story.
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Varia Games Releases Prologue Story For 2D-Platformer ReVeN

By Joel Palermo, April 19, 2014 2

ReVeN developer Varia Games has just recently released a full prologue story – written by Josh Brake and edited by Paulina Cabrera – for its upcoming 2D-platformer that details the key events leading up to the start of Syrek’s adventure. You can read the full prologue here, accompanied by a pretty snazzy background track that adds to the story’s ambiance. Also, make the jump to view a statement directly from Varia Games pertaining to the prologue itself.
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Octodad: Dadliest Catch Hits PS4 Next Week

By Ryan Dinsdale, April 18, 2014 0

Octodad: Dadliest Catch received a new trailer today announcing the PlayStation 4 release date.  The game is about a regular father living in a suburb with his wife and kids, at least that’s what he wants you to think. He is actually an octopus in disguise, trying his best to perform everyday tasks without causing suspicion. This is where the player comes in.  Taking control of Octodad’s arms and legs, guide him through each level in this hilarious indie title by Young Horses.
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Nintendo to Cut Prices of Five Best-Selling 3DS Titles

By William Bishop, April 18, 2014 8

As of April 22nd, Nintendo will be dropping the prices of five of their best-selling 3DS Games: Super Mario 3D Land, New Super Mario Bros. 2, Mario Kart 7, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D and, believe it or not, Animal Crossing: New Leaf. These games will all be cut down to $29.99 for both physical copies and digital download.

Selling around 9 million copies each for Mario Kart 7 and Super Mario 3D Land, as well as 7 million for Animal Crossing: New Leaf, it seems that the 25% price drop could very well put them in the 10 million range.
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Xbox One Passes The 5 Million Units Shipped Mark

By Joel Palermo, April 18, 2014 2

Following Sony’s latest announcement of selling over 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles, Microsoft has stated that its latest console, Xbox One, has just passed the 5 million units shipped mark, according to an announcement from Xbox corporate vice president of marketing, strategy and business Yusef Mehdi. Additional NPD Data from Microsoft shows that Xbox One sold roughly 311,000 units in March, the same month in which Titanfall was the number one selling game in the United States. Exact sales figures were not given, however.

It should be noted that PlayStation 4′s sales figures are based on units sold directly to customers, while Xbox One’s sales figures are based on the number of units sold to retailers. Regardless, Mehdi noted that Xbox One sales are 60 percent higher than they were at the same time of Xbox 360′s lifespan.
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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Might Not Be a Full Priced Game

By Timmy Bergemann, April 17, 2014 1

In an interview with PC Gamer, Randy Pitchford said that Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel may have a price point lower than that of a standard AAA title. He noted that the game will indeed be smaller than Borderlands 2 but bigger than the first game.
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Drive Club Director Talks Release Dates, Microtransactions and Racing Wheels

By Ryan Dinsdale, April 17, 2014 0

Design Director Paul Rustchynsky has provided more information regarding Drive Club, the realistic racing game exclusive to PlayStation 4. Since the game has been delayed multiple times, many people have been concerned, but Rustchynsky confirmed that the game will see a 2014 release date. It has been heavily rumoured that the game will be released June 12,  but he didn’t comment on these speculations.
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Rumor: Nintendo Might be Releasing a Mario Kart 8 Wii U Bundle

By Joel Palermo, April 17, 2014 10

Box art for a Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle has surfaced thanks to French site Gameblog. According to the image above, the bundle will include a 32 GB Wii U and Gamepad, Mario Kart 8 and a seven day trial for Wii U Karaoke. No pricing information was released with the images, but if anything is confirmed we’ll be sure to keep you up to date.
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PlayStation 4 Sales Hit 7 Million

By Ben Lamoreux, April 17, 2014 6

PlayStation 4 got off to a fast start, and so far it’s not slowing down. Originally projected to sell 5.5 million units by March 31, expectations are being exceeded. Sony has revealed that, as of April 6, PlayStation 4 has eclipsed 7 million units sold. This puts it about 1.5 million units ahead of expectations. PlayStation 4 now has a notable lead over Xbox One in these early days, and it has also surpassed Wii U, despite a one year head start. By comparison, PlayStation 3 sold just under 4 million units in its first year on the market.

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Borderlands 2 Gets Final Piece of DLC

By Timmy Bergemann, April 17, 2014 0

Borderlands 2 released in September of 2012 and since then it has received a ton of post launch support. After a year and a half, Borderlands 2 will receive its final piece of DLC.

Sir Hammerlock vs. The Son of Crawmerax if the fifth and final headhunter pack. Players will explore Wam Bam Island to find and destory, you guessed it, the son of Crawmerax. Fans of the first game will remember Crawmerax from the Secret Armory of General Knoxx DLC.

You can blast away the son of Crawmerax right now for $2.99 on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
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