Slow Week For Euro eShop With Croods, Cats/Dogs and Clash
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Slow Week For Euro eShop With Croods, Cats/Dogs and Clash

Gamesta.com reports on this week’s eShop downloads. Just a select few titles come out, as most of the efforts are set on discounts. Still, Wii U and 3DS owners can pick up The Croods, while there is also a pet simulator and Clash of Elementalists... Read More»
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Batman: Arkham Origins Has Rocksteady’s Blessing
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Batman: Arkham Origins Has Rocksteady’s Blessing

While series creator RockSteady Studios may not be handling development of Batman: Arkham Origins, the new devs definitely have their blessing. “Rocksteady is excited to see WB Games Montreal developing the prequel tot he Batman Arkham franchise,” Hill told Game Informer. “We are confident this talented team will craft a fantastic experience, bringing the origins ... Read More»
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Green Lantern Gets His Own Injustice Trailer
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Green Lantern Gets His Own Injustice Trailer

Hal Jordan, better known as Green Lantern, is the latest among Injustice’s roster to receive a trailer he can call his own. In the video (below), Green Lantern faces off against his most intimate enemy—himself. One of the outfits available in the game, apparently, if not one of the campaign’s story points, taps into when ... Read More»
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Adventure Time Publisher Announces Regular Show Game
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Adventure Time Publisher Announces Regular Show Game

D3 Publisher—the company responsible for publishing Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why’d You Steal Our Garbage?!—will be releasing a game based on Regular Show later this year. “Duuudes. A for real Regular Show video game is coming out this year! Like, for real for real. And it’s going to be awesome,” the show’s creator, James ... Read More»
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Lulzsec Sony and Nintendo Hacker Pleads Guilty in Court
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Lulzsec Sony and Nintendo Hacker Pleads Guilty in Court

Another member of hacking group Lulzsec has pleaded guilty to carrying out attacks on a number of websites including those of Sony and Nintendo. Ryan Ackroyd, 26, entered the plea at a court in London, U.K. He will be sentenced on May 14 alongside three other hackers from the group. The group performed a number ... Read More»
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  • Wii
Batman: Arkham Origins Screenshots Reveal Black Mask, Penguin
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Batman: Arkham Origins Screenshots Reveal Black Mask, Penguin

A handful of Batman: Arkham Origins screenshots have revealed Batman baddies Penguin and Black Mask among the Dark Knight’s adversaries in the upcoming prequel. According to EGM’s resident human superhero encyclopedia and reviews guru Ray Carsilo, this Black Mask looks to be the original, Roman Sionis. After years living under his father’s shadow, then running his ... Read More»
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EGM Interview: Mad Magazine’s John Ficarra Talks Videogame Parodies
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EGM Interview: Mad Magazine’s John Ficarra Talks Videogame Parodies

For more than sixty years, Mad Magazine has made fun of everyone and everything. And that includes videogames. In honor of their mascot Alfred E. Neuman celebrating his birthday on April 1, we spoke to editor John Ficarra about the role videogames have in the landscape of Mad over the years. EGM: Mad has always ... Read More»
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Signed Editions of Batman: Arkham City and Injustice Part of DC’s We Can Be Heroes Initiative
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Signed Editions of Batman: Arkham City and Injustice Part of DC’s We Can Be Heroes Initiative

For the second year, DC Comics are raising money for charity, and rewarding contributors with such collectibles as signed editions of the games Batman: Arkham City and Injustice: Gods Among Us. Called We Can Be Heroes (wecanbeheroes.org), the initiative is hoping to raise money to fight hunger in the Horn of Africa. The charity drive ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Metroid Prime Devs Were Working on Mega Man X FPS
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Metroid Prime Devs Were Working on Mega Man X FPS

According to a report on Polygon, a first-person shooter Mega Man X title was being developed in 2010, but canned around the same time series-creator Keiji Inafune left Capcom. The shooter, titled Maverick Hunter, was being worked on by Armature Studios—a development team made up of former Retro Studios members (makers of Metroid Prime and ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Game Developer Magazine Closing Down in July
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Game Developer Magazine Closing Down in July

After 19 years covering the art, science, and business of videogames, Game Developer magazine is closing down. “We’ve made the decision to shift away from print as a part of a wider strategy change in our parent company UBM Tech, which is simultaneously shifting other print publications either to digital only or to website-specific content, ... Read More»
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  • Playstation 3
  • PSP
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  • Xbox 360
Square Enix Trademarks ‘The Mad & The Monsterous’
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Square Enix Trademarks ‘The Mad & The Monsterous’

Square Enix last week filed the trademark “The Mad & The Monsterous” last week, as spotted by NeoGAF user milladesn. Unfortunately, that’s all that’s known. The trademark was filed last week, April 5. Could be a new RPG in the works, given that’s the company’s wheelhouse (well, once was … ), but it could very ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Batman: Arkham Origins, Blackgate Revealed, Coming This Fall
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Batman: Arkham Origins, Blackgate Revealed, Coming This Fall

Game Informer’s May cover story confirms and reveals Batman: Arkham Origins, a prequel to Arkham Asylum and Arkham City. According to Game Informer, Arkham Origins is being developed by Warner Bros. Montreal, who have taken over building Batman for original developers Rocksteady Studios. The title is described as focusing on a “young, unrefined” Batman facing ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Arkham City, Far Cry 3, AC3, Black Ops 2 on Sale at Best Buy
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Arkham City, Far Cry 3, AC3, Black Ops 2 on Sale at Best Buy

Best Buy’s latest weekly deal discounts Batman Arkham City: Armored Edition, Far Cry 3, Assassin’s Creed 3, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. The Wii U version of Arkham City (which includes the game’s DLC) is down to $20, while both the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Far Cry 3 and Assassin’s Creed ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360
Queerness and Games Conference Accepting Panel and Presentation Submissions
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Queerness and Games Conference Accepting Panel and Presentation Submissions

The Queerness and Games Conference is now accepting submissions for talks, presentations, panels, workshops, and creative activities. QGCon, being held in the UC Berkeley Center for New Media October 26-27, 2013, is an effort to bring together academics and developers to explore LGBT issues in videogames and videogame culture. QGCon invites academics and game professionals ... Read More»
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  • Wii
  • Xbox 360
Mega Man 1 Soundtrack Available at Capcom Store
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Mega Man 1 Soundtrack Available at Capcom Store

  The first Mega Man soundtrack is now available for purchase at the Capcom Store. Capcom is in the process of bringing over all the Mega Man soundtracks to North America, and the first available, appropriately enough, is the soundtrack to the Mega Man that started it all: Mega Man 1. The OST has 28 tracks, most of which are ... Read More»
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  • Xbox 360