Tapping Retro Studios a ‘High Priority’ for Future Metroid Games, Says Miyamoto
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Tapping Retro Studios a ‘High Priority’ for Future Metroid Games, Says Miyamoto

Speaking to the U.K.’s Official Nintendo Magazine, Nintendo  game design legend Shigeru Miyamoto mentioned that Metroid Prime developer Retro Studios is chief among his picks to have handle future Metroid games. “I definitely think it’s a franchise that we value and we certainly want to see what we can do with it in the future,” ... Read More»
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Bayonetta Anime Film Hacks and Slashes Japan in November
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Bayonetta Anime Film Hacks and Slashes Japan in November

Bayonetta has conquered the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 (well, this one could be debated), and she’ll soon head to the Wii U. That’s not all, though, because the ancient witch will also make her way to theaters in Japan [&#... Read More»
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Game Industry Pioneer Hiroshi Yamauchi Passes Away
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Game Industry Pioneer Hiroshi Yamauchi Passes Away

This morning, Nintendo confirmed that company legend and video game industry pioneer Hiroshi Yamauchi had passed away. As reported on BBC, he died at the age of 85 after battling pneumonia, and his funeral is set to take place this [&#... Read More»
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DuckTales Remastered Xbox 360, Wii U, PS3 Retail Release Coming November 12
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DuckTales Remastered Xbox 360, Wii U, PS3 Retail Release Coming November 12

Publisher Capcom and developer WayForward Technology’s DuckTales Remastered, the digitally released HD update of the 1989 NES platformer, is getting a proper retail release, Capcom announced today. The disc-based release of DuckTales Remastered will go down November 12 in North America, with versions for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U. All three will be ... Read More»
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DuckTales: Remastered Gets Boxed Edition in November
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DuckTales: Remastered Gets Boxed Edition in November

Capcom announced this morning that a boxed edition of DuckTales: Remastered would hit retailers in two months. The upcoming physical version of the the WayForward-developed title will be available beginning November 12. Remastered will land on store shelves for $19.99, [&#... Read More»
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NEW TAKE ON DOUBLE DARE- GAME GIRLS GO!
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NEW TAKE ON DOUBLE DARE- GAME GIRLS GO!

Imagine watching as the contestants trying to beat the first level of Super Mario Bros in under 25 seconds but also collect 50 coins. Or Performing a 9+ hit combo in Street Fighter Alpha 3 within a strict 90 second time limit. Sure, for the hardcore gamer out there, these challenges would be no problem ... Read More»
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EA Sports, Origin Head Andrew Wilson Named New CEO of Electronic Arts
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EA Sports, Origin Head Andrew Wilson Named New CEO of Electronic Arts

EA Sports and Origin head Andrew Wilson is the new chief executive officer of Electronic Arts, the company announced today. Wilson takes over for EA executive chairman Larry Probst, who was serving as interim CEO in the wake of John Riccitiello’s resignation as CEO in March. “The rigorous search conducted by our Board included several ... Read More»
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One Month Out, Disney Already Pleased with Disney Infinity’s Sales Performance
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One Month Out, Disney Already Pleased with Disney Infinity’s Sales Performance

Disney is already pleased with Disney Infinity‘s sales performance thus far, according to the company’s chief financial officer Jay Rasulo, Polygon reports. Though only a mouth outside of the Disney Infinity‘s platform-spanning launch, Rasulo—speaking during the 2013 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference last week—likened Infinity‘s trajectory to its primary competitor, Skylanders Giants, which launched October ... Read More»
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Character Respeccing Freedom May Cause Unhappiness, Psychologist Suggests
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Character Respeccing Freedom May Cause Unhappiness, Psychologist Suggests

An overabundance of character customization freedom—primarily from respeccing—might make players less confident, comfortable, and happy with their decisions, according to psychologist Jamie Madigan. In a Psychology of Games article for GamesIndustry, Madigan points out how some psychological research suggests that the ability to respec characters in games like Diablo III and Dragon’s Dogma causes players ... Read More»
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Game Girls Go! is an Upcoming Double Dare Style Television Show
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Game Girls Go! is an Upcoming Double Dare Style Television Show

Game Girls Go! is a new age, game focused Double Dare style television show that is coming to Blu-ray DVD and on demand services. Featuring female Japanese television personalities, Game Girls Go! has each compete in game specific challenges. Failure results in Double Dare style challenges that are, safe but, physical in nature... Read More»
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EGM Weekly: September 14, 2013 Edition
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EGM Weekly: September 14, 2013 Edition

Welcome to EGM Weekly, a round up of the top news, reviews, and features from the past seven days. This week, Valve reveals Steam Family Sharing, Sony announces the PlayStation Vita TV, 3D Realms drops their lawsuit against Gearbox Software, Ubisoft announces Assassin’s Creed: Liberation HD, and much more. Plus, the EGM Crew reviews Dead or ... Read More»
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NPD Group August 2013 Sales Revealed: Nintendo 3DS Emerges on Top
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NPD Group August 2013 Sales Revealed: Nintendo 3DS Emerges on Top

Hardware sales down by 40 percent year over year though... Read More»
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IndieCade 2013 Finalists: Super Time Force, Gone Home, Gunpoint, and More
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IndieCade 2013 Finalists: Super Time Force, Gone Home, Gunpoint, and More

In the past, IndieCade has been host to countless wonderful titles. Beloved games the likes of Fez, Braid, Limbo, and countless others sparked the imaginations and intrigue of video game aficionados at the Culver City, California event, and that trend [&#... Read More»
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Media Create Sales: PlayStation Dominates Top 5 in Japan
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Media Create Sales: PlayStation Dominates Top 5 in Japan

But the 3DS XL absolutely obliterates the competition in hardware sales... Read More»
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EMULATORS AND THE NVIDIA SHIELD HARMONY IN GAMING!
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EMULATORS AND THE NVIDIA SHIELD HARMONY IN GAMING!

First things first the 72 Core Tegra 4 graphics processor along with Arm Cortex A15 MP Core, enable the Nvidia Shield to fully support current and next generation console quality graphics in games, and make older games look even better than they did in their original state, and with minimal effect on battery life thanks ... Read More»
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