Marshawn Lynch battles Rob Gronkowski in Mortal Kombat X on Conan
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Marshawn Lynch battles Rob Gronkowski in Mortal Kombat X on Conan

Conan O’Brien invited Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks and Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots to “Clueless Gamer” to play Mortal Kombat X before the Super Bowl. Hilarity ensued. From both players’ reactions after seeing the new fatalities for the first time to Marshawn Lynch teaching Conan how to do his touchdown dance, ... Read More»
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Borderlands 2 lead writer Anthony Burch leaves Gearbox for Freddy Wong Hulu series
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Borderlands 2 lead writer Anthony Burch leaves Gearbox for Freddy Wong Hulu series

Anthony Burch, lead writer of Borderlands 2, is leaving Gearbox Software to work with Freddy Wong’s RocketJump Studios on a half-hour Hulu series, he announced earlier today on Twitter. The eight-episode RocketJump show was first announced last week, and will apparently chronicle the behind-the-scenes process of producing Wong’s popular YouTube shorts. The premise seems to convey ... Read More»
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Sega relocating San Francisco operation to Southern California, cutting 300 jobs
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Sega relocating San Francisco operation to Southern California, cutting 300 jobs

Sega is closing up shop in San Francisco, cutting about 300 full-time employees, and relocating its Western operation to Southern California, the company announced today. The restructuring, according to a document released by Sega Sammy, is among the company’s “initiatives to drastically improve profitability” through the “management of resources in growth areas,” specifically digital games ... Read More»
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A fix for Destiny’s heavy ammo bug is coming in Febraury
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A fix for Destiny’s heavy ammo bug is coming in Febraury

Bungie has announced that it is preparing to finally fix one of Destiny‘s most annoying bugs next month. The bug has been in the game since launch and causes players to lose their heavy ammunition whenever they die, return to orbit, or encounter a cutscene. This is incredibly annoying considering how rare heavy ammo is ... Read More»
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NetherRealm Studios reveals Ermac is part of Mortal Kombat roster during Twitch livestream
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NetherRealm Studios reveals Ermac is part of Mortal Kombat roster during Twitch livestream

During today’s KombatKast the folks at NetherRealm revealed Ermac as being part of the Mortal Kombat X roster. Often clad in red and black ninja garb, Ermac first debuted in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 and is a collection of lost souls from fallen soldiers from Outworld’s many wars, and that have been bound together by ... Read More»
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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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Battlefield Hardline open beta confirmed for February 3, ‘Hacker Mode’ announced
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Battlefield Hardline open beta confirmed for February 3, ‘Hacker Mode’ announced

Following a few slip ups early this week, EA has now officially confirmed that the Battlefield Hardline open beta will begin on February 3. The beta will run for five days, until February 8, and is available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC. Three game modes will be available during the ... Read More»
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World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition gets a new ‘Pacific Island’ map
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World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition gets a new ‘Pacific Island’ map

Wargaming has released an update for World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition that adds a new map and the Japanese Chi-Nu Kai tank. “The first tropical-inspired map for tankers on console is a beguiling mix of beauty and danger, set against the calm blue waters of the ocean<” the developer’s description of the new “Pacific Island” ... Read More»
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LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers coming in 2015
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LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers coming in 2015

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced that players will be able to walk with dinosaurs and help save the world later this year with LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers. LEGO Jurassic World is coming to PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Vita, Wii U, 3DS, and PC in June and follows the ... Read More»
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#IDARB, Brothers, Sniper Elite V2 are February’s Games with Gold
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#IDARB, Brothers, Sniper Elite V2 are February’s Games with Gold

As was foretold by the prophecy, Major Nelson has returned from the twelfth moon of Jupiter to beam Xbox Live Gold subscribers aboard his astral yacht and take them to the dimension of free games. For the entire month of February, Xbox One owning star pilgrims will be able to claim a copy of #IDARB, ... Read More»
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EA exploring ways to offer players ‘free-to-start’ game experiences
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EA exploring ways to offer players ‘free-to-start’ game experiences

Electronic Arts is considering ways to offer “free-to-start” experiences with their games, CEO Andrew Wilson said during an earnings call (as reported by GameSpot). Wilson likened the approach to how other forms of entertainment media offer players free entry—the first few chapters free to read on Amazon, say, or X-amount of tracks available from an ... Read More»
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Report: Battlefield Hardline beta begins February 3
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Report: Battlefield Hardline beta begins February 3

Battlefield Hardline‘s upcoming second beta test will begin on February 3, according to a leaked community email sent out to Ronku members and a listing on the Xbox Store. A leaked email (via Reddit) sent out to YouTubers who are members of EA’s Ronku program, which sponsors YouTubers for showing off certain aspects of EA titles, ... Read More»
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CoD: Advanced Warfare update adjusts weapon balance, scorestreaks, more
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CoD: Advanced Warfare update adjusts weapon balance, scorestreaks, more

Sledgehammer Games has released a new update for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare that adjusts several weapons and alters the System Hack scorestreak. In terms of weapon adjustments, fans of the popular HBRa3 will be happy as its max damage range has been increased. Other weapon changes include a recoil reduction for the AE4 and EPM3, and ... Read More»
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Resident Evil Revelations 2′s Raid Mode features microtransactions
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Resident Evil Revelations 2′s Raid Mode features microtransactions

Capcom has confirmed that its upcoming episodic survival horror title Resident Evil Revelations 2 will feature microtransactions in its Raid Mode. When it comes to games that aren’t free-to-play microtransactions is always seen as a dirty word, and I’m sure that upon reading this a number of people will be feeling anger towards Capcom for ... Read More»
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Massive EA sale joins this week’s Deals with Gold
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Massive EA sale joins this week’s Deals with Gold

Once more, Major Nelson has descended from the mountaintop bearing the two stone tablets inscribed with those three most sacred of words: Deals with Gold. Lo, the Major bellowed, our Lord has spoken and revealed that until the second day of the second month, His chosen people shall receive 40% off Just Dance 2015 and 50% ... Read More»
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