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If there has been any Nintendo franchise deserving of a revival, it is Star Fox. The vulpine fighter pilot hasn’t had his own game for almost a decade, and fans have been asking for another one ever since. That’s why the announcement of a new Star Fox game at E3 2014 was regarded as a symbol of hope for the franchise. Star Fox Zero was originally set for release for the 2015 holiday season; however, due to an alleged lack of polish, the game was delayed to this April. At first this seemed like no big deal; Nintendo’s commitment to quality over release deadlines has put it above its competition over the years. Unfortunately, a new rumor suggests that fans may have to wait even longer for the game – and not only that, but the game itself needs more than just a little tweaking. (more…)

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Marvel‘s latest mobile game, Marvel’s Avengers Academy is out and has some interestingly well-known folks voicing the characters. There’s Colton Haynes (Arrow) as Thor, Dave Franco (Neighbors) as Iron Man, Alison Brie (Community) as Black Widow, and wrestler John Cena as the Hulk. That’s right, John Cena is the voice of the Hulk. WWE fans might remember that Triple H was the voice of the Hulk for Marvel’s Experience Touring Attraction, that suffered numerous technical and crowd control issues, and it looks like the wrestler Hulk Voicing Belt is now held by Cena. (more…)

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Gather round, FPS youngsters. Shooter grognards, put away your DOOM Bibles! I shall tell you of DOOM, the id Software title that changed gaming forever. In the bygone year of 1993, John Romero and his nerd-cabal created the first one-man hell invasion simulator and it was a thing of red and sticky glory, that left behind a legacy that lasts until today, with a ridonculous amounts of fan-made mods. Now, it returns for the new generation and it looks…

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Okay, so it’s probably not the new Star Wars trailer you’d like to see (Rogue One anyone?), but a sneak peak trailer for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been leaked, and if you’re still in love with the seventh Star Wars movie, then you’re definitely going to love this. Copying some of the scenes portrayed in the movie’s trailers, the game looks like it will give fans the change to play as Finn, Rey, Poe Dameron and all your favorites from The Force Awakens, plus it will apparently fill in some of the blanks from the time period between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. Interested yet? (more…)

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If you want to play something strange, who you gonna call? Well, if you’re playing LEGO Dimensions, pretty much anyone you want it seems. Fancy a batshit mashup with Doctors Who, Brown and Venkman? Sure! While you’re at it, why not throw in Doctor Harleen Frances Quinzel, MD aka Harley Quinn, for good measure? You may as well drop Marty McFly and The Joker in the street to look on as well. (more…)

Get Ready To Revisit The Retro Renaissance On Your PC

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Since its inception in 1972, Atari has become the ur-videogame titan, the first developer to cause a vidya-related international incident and the driving force behind the infamous video game crash of the 80’s. Their titles became the driving force that shaped gaming as we know it today, but let’s face it: they didn’t exactly age all that well. Which is why the legendary developer has recently gone ahead to announce that they are bringing back their classics in one tight bundle and revamped, just for the PC.

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While unfortunately there hasn’t been a truly great Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie released for at least 25 years, nine months, and 27 days (but who’s counting?), Ninja Turtles video games have been a mostly consistent source of some of the most fun and satisfying gaming available. That’s why video game enthusiasts are so looking forward to the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan, which is being developed by Platinum Games. It has been a few years since another game developer, WayForward, released Danger of the Ooze, which received mixed reviews at best and gamers are looking for Mutants in Manhattan to deliver the goods. Check out the brand spankin’ new trailer below!

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Ubisoft‘s upcoming March 8th release for Tom Clancy’s The Division is ramping up with some new web-based live action series that looks at the agents and the world they now live in. Youtubers Corridor Digital, RocketJump, and devinsupertramp teamed up with Ubisoft to produce four shorts, one to be premiered on each Youtube channel. Now all four are available and you can check them out after the jump. (more…)

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While it may be the running joke about gamers, when new games come out, we can be a little forgetful about what’s really important in life. Everyone’s seen those meme’s about the poor girlfriend and her boyfriend who’s playing Fallout 4 and totally ignoring her. Those lucky enough to find a significant other that not only understands those tendencies, but helps us get past them, is one well worth holding onto. Imgur user is one of those lucky few, and he recently posted some pictures describing the fabulous Fallout 4 birthday gift his girlfriend put together for him. (more…)

Next Nintendo Console to be Revealed in Spring

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Only a few things are inevitable: death, taxes, and the fact that you just get used to a gaming console, building up a nice collection of games for it, and they introduce the next generation console. If you own a Nintendo Wii U, or are a general Nintendo enthusiast, then this is going to be your year because there are reports today that the company will unveil its new system later this year, and that they will make it available in stores just in time for the 2016 holiday season. (more…)