Psychonauts speedrunner schools Double Fine devs on how to break their game
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Psychonauts speedrunner schools Double Fine devs on how to break their game

For the final entry in Double Fine’s and 2 Player Productions’ Devs Play series, speedrunner Stephen “SMK” Kiazyk blows the minds of Tim Schafer and other Psychonauts devs with the various exploits used to haul ass. Beyond the expected amount of fun from Tim Schafer–brand humor laced throughout the hour-long playthrough, it’s thoroughly entertaining to ... Read More»
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OlliOlli2 debut trailer brings the heelflips to Hollywood
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OlliOlli2 debut trailer brings the heelflips to Hollywood

The first full trailer for developer Roll7’s 2D skateboarding sequel OlliOlli2 is the first trailer in 2015 to get me excited about a game. According to Roll7, OlliOlli2 touts “massively enhanced” gameplay thanks to the addition of ramps, jumps, big ’ol hills, split-level routes to choose from and/or discover, and a deeper combo system. Ramping ... Read More»
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Reptile revealed as next kombatant in Mortal Kombat X
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Reptile revealed as next kombatant in Mortal Kombat X

Reptile will be among Mortal Kombat X’s roster, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios officially revealed this morning by way of a new trailer. Reptile has had lots of different looks over the years, ranging from simply wearing a green variation of the ninja uniform Scorpion and Sub-Zero flaunt to looking like some rejected Gorn ... Read More»
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Five new missions, five new guns added to Far Cry 4 with Hurk Deluxe Pack DLC
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Five new missions, five new guns added to Far Cry 4 with Hurk Deluxe Pack DLC

Another wave of Far Cry 4 DLC is now available, adding in a whole mess of Hurk-related missions and content to the Kyrati wilds. As described in the YouTube description of a Ubisoft-produced walkthrough of the Hurk Deluxe Pack, the DLC adds five new missions and five new weapons. Three missions involve rescuing Hurk (presumably ... Read More»
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Double Fine unveils Grim Fandango Remastered launch trailer
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Double Fine unveils Grim Fandango Remastered launch trailer

Tim Schafer’s late-’90s adventure classic Grim Fandango has come to consoles for the first time today, and Double Fine Productions has unleashed a launch trailer that highlights all the enhancements players can expect with this version. In the trailer, you can get a glimpse at the visual upgrades seen in the game’s bizarre fusion of ... Read More»
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Footage from cancelled Double Helix Justice League game surfaces
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Footage from cancelled Double Helix Justice League game surfaces

Over the weekend, footage of a cancelled last-gen fighting game based around DC Comics’ Justice League surfaced for the first time. Being made by Killer Instinct developer Double Helix for the Xbox 360, the game had never seen the light of day in any way beyond some leaked concept art back in 2012. The footage ... Read More»
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John Romero plays through Doom in Double Fine’s latest Devs Play installment
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John Romero plays through Doom in Double Fine’s latest Devs Play installment

Double Fine’s developer take on Let’s Play videos continues with a run through of the original Doom with the first-person shooter’s co-creator, John Romero. Joining Romero is JP LeBreton, described as a “Doom history enthusiast.” LeBreton is also the creator of Spacebase DF-9, served as lead designer on The Cave, lead level designer on BioShock ... Read More»
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Randall Higgins, Call of Duty KillCameraman, tours Advanced Warfare’s upcoming DLC
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Randall Higgins, Call of Duty KillCameraman, tours Advanced Warfare’s upcoming DLC

Rob Huebel stars as Randall Higgins, the Call of Duty KillCameraman, in the latest trailer for Advanced Warfare’s upcoming Havoc DLC. Huebel, of course, is best known for his work on Human Giant, Childrens Hospital, and I’m told by Josh and Eric a notable role on Amazon’s lauded original series Transparent. Havoc launches first on ... Read More»
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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video compares PSP graphics to PS4 and Xbox One upgrades
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Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video compares PSP graphics to PS4 and Xbox One upgrades

Think Final Fantasy Type-0 HD isn’t quite impressive enough to be on PS4 and Xbox One? Well, you should check out just how big a graphical leap it made from its PSP days. Type-0 originally debuted on PSP in Japan October 27, 2011. Four years might now sound like much, but that’s a long time ... Read More»
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Reddit member makes device to level his Destiny character for him, reaches level 20
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Reddit member makes device to level his Destiny character for him, reaches level 20

Does the process of leveling up your Destiny character got you down? Then look to the glory of yavin427, who crafted a device to level his Guardian for him! At first, his device was simple: hit the melee button over and over, in order to punch enemies that came at his character to earn XP. ... Read More»
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John Malkovich and friends murder boost-jumping zombies in CoD: AW DLC trailer
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John Malkovich and friends murder boost-jumping zombies in CoD: AW DLC trailer

John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan, and Jon Bernthal murder exo-equipped zombies in a new gameplay trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s upcoming Exo Zombies mode. Can’t say the video does much to sell me on Exo Zombies as a mode—seems a little slow and bland, at least as presented here—but I suspect the ... Read More»
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Toukiden: Kiwami launching on PS4 and Vita March 31
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Toukiden: Kiwami launching on PS4 and Vita March 31

Toukiden: Kiwami, a sequel to last year’s The Age of Demons for Vita and PSP, is launching on PS4 and Vita this March, publisher Koei Tecmo announced. Developed by Omega Force, the team behind Samurai Warriors and Hyrule Warriors and several other hack-and-slash games with the word “Warriors” in their title, Kiwami is described by ... Read More»
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New Mortal Kombat X gameplay trailer officially reveals Kung Lao and Kitana
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New Mortal Kombat X gameplay trailer officially reveals Kung Lao and Kitana

The latest Mortal Kombat X trailer from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios shows the known roster at this point in action, with a focus on the newly revealed Kitana and Kung Lao. With the game being set 25 years in the future, Kung Lao is a much older version of himself, but his ... Read More»
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First trailer for the Sons of Anarchy mobile game doesn’t look too promising
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First trailer for the Sons of Anarchy mobile game doesn’t look too promising

Good news for Sons of Anarchy fans: The TV series may have ended last month, but you’ll be able to get back into the world of the SoA Motorcycle Club this year with an episodic mobile game, The Prospect. Bad news for Sons of Anarchy fans: The debut trailer is out, and it looks awful. Granted, this might ... Read More»
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Rewind time with the first dev diary for Dontnod’s upcoming episodic series Life Is Strange
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Rewind time with the first dev diary for Dontnod’s upcoming episodic series Life Is Strange

The first of three planned developer diary’s for Remember Me developer Dontnod Entertainment’s upcoming episodic adventure series Life Is Strange kicks off a behind-the-scenes look at their sophomore project. In the video, production director Hervé Bonin, co-game directors Raoul Barbet and Michel Koch, and others from the development team at Dontnod Entertainment touch upon how ... Read More»
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