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Here are your most hated new characters of the year

Earlier this week, we asked you to share your thoughts on the WORST new videogame characters of 2013. Here are the results!<p>Many of you took this …

Here are your favorite new characters from 2013!

Earlier in the week we asked you to sound off on your favorite new videogame characters in 2013. Here are the results!<p>From cartoon characters to …

Worried about Strider's new Metroid-like direction? Here's why you shouldn't be

When you think critically about the classic ninja archetype, Strider Hiryu is probably one of the worst examples.<p>For a guy who’s been around since 1988, the superpowered assassin has never been too subtle, whether it’s taking the lead role in his own solo series or popping up in various cameo spots …

How Do You Solve A Problem Like The Wii U?

<i>Nintendo’s Wii U console is failing to take off. Maybe it’s time to start thinking about its successor.</i><p>Wired’s Chris Kohler wants to know: What the hell is wrong with Nintendo?<p>Or, at least, that’s the headline to an interesting piece he’s written on the struggles of Nintendo's latest console, the …

The Walking Dead: Season Two kicks off December 17

The Walking Dead: Season Two will kick off on December 17, according to the game's product page in the Steam database. We've reached out to developer Telltale Games to confirm the date.<p>Telltale Games previously announced that episode one for The Walking Dead: Season Two would be available to …

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Legend of Zelda Skull Kid trophy confirmed for new Smash Bros.

The all-new Super Smash Bros. game for Wii U and 3DS will feature a Skull Kid assist trophy, director Masahiro Sakurai revealed today through Miiverse and the game's official website.<p>To be clear, Skull Kid is an assist trophy only, not a new fighter for the game. The Skull Kid character, what a …

Fallout 4 teaser site was just a brilliant hoax

The weird website thesurvivor2299.com seemed to be leading up to an announcement for <i>Fallout 4</i>, but now the site just has a video of a sad violin. …

Riot reversal: League of Legends pros can stream any game they want

Riot is removing a contractual stipulation that prohibited League of Legends pro players from broadcasting many other games.<p>In a post on Reddit, Riot director of e-sports Whalen Rozelle explained that the studio is listening and paying attention to the discussion surrounding the contract for …

Top 5 Superhero Mods In Skyrim - IGN Video

We go over 5 of our favorite mods featuring superheroes from various media that you can play as in Skyrim! See the list here! http://bit.ly/Ixd8Zc

Clemson Tigers Marching Band Performs a Tribute to Classic Nintendo Video Games

The Clemson Tigers marching band performed an awesome tribute to Nintendo during a recent halftime performance. The band forms the shape of a classic …

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Destiny Dated: Bungie Announces September 2014 Release

Bungie has announced the launch date of <i>Destiny</i>, its first original title after leaving the ownership of Microsoft and the highly successful <i>Halo</i> franchise it created. The “persistent-world shooter” is now set to launch on September 9, 2014.<p>This date is later than many had expected, but is not …

Battlefield 4 is BROKEN?!? - Inside Gaming Daily

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Wil Wheaton joins the cast of Double Fine's Broken Age

The man who has forever cast a dark stigma on my name, Wil Wheaton, has joined the cast of Double Fine's upcoming point-and-click adventure game</i> …

Xbox One owners warned to avoid 'backwards compatibility' prank that bricks consoles

Every Xbox One console is a developer unit, but an option to enable the dev kit mode is being used to prank gamers this week. An image (embedded below) has been making the rounds on forums and social networking sites promising Xbox 360 backwards compatibility through six steps on an Xbox One …

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How a love of tabletop D&D helps video game designers tell their stories

Within any video game development company, at least of a certain size, there is usually to be found a subset, a clique, who congregate around a very particular form of entertainment.<p>They are <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> players or more generically, fantasy desktop adventure game players. Almost always, at …

Microsoft's Xbox One May Be Losing The Console War Due To Kinect Alone

Working in this industry, I tend to make predictions quite a bit. Usually they pan out, like the bad feeling I had that the Wii U was going to bomb for Nintendo without new appeal to non-gamers, or that Micosoft would be forced to changes its DRM/used game policies because of public outcry.<p>But …

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Official Skyrim content pack coming to Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition

Bethesda Game Studios, Bethesda Softworks and Mojang are teaming up to bring a official content pack inspired by <i>The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim</i> to <i>Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition</i>, the companies announced at Minecon 2013 today.<p>The pack, which is currently in development and "coming soon," overlays the world …

Mario Party: Island Tour imagines new ways to ruin friendships

A teaser trailer for the Nintendo 3DS <i>Mario Party: Island Tour</i> highlights the all-new ways in which the game plans on wrecking your friendships.<p>Perhaps it's shooting your friends from behind in a tank, or perhaps it's taking cover in a cave while a Bullet Bill knocks everyone else into the sky. …

Crystal Brawl minimalistic sports game is 'Gauntlet meets NBA Jam'

Studio Mercato's <i>Crystal Brawl</i> takes the very basic nature of competitive games — the driving need to score more points than your opponents — and bundles it in a cartoony, colorful wrapper that makes it a quirky derivative from the basic sports game formula.<p>On first glance, the game looked to me to …

10 zombie games where the undead are the least of your concerns

[<i>This story was originally going to go up yesterday for Halloween, but our editor fell into a deep candy coma before he could get to it. We’re still not sure if he’s okay. … — Ed</i>.]<p>Zombies are powerful and terrifying enemies. They’re also an endless source of cannon fodder — and sadly, most games …

Strategy RPG Rainbow Moon launching on Vita Dec. 3

SideQuest Studios is bringing strategy role-playing game <i>Rainbow Moon</i> to PlayStation Vita on Dec. 3, CEO Marcus Pukropski announced in a post on the PlayStation Blog.<p>The Vita port, originally announced last fall, will include more than 30 new features and improvements. The game will be cross-save …

Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction trailer introduces a doomed squad

Earth's battle against alien invaders isn't going well in this trailer for the Extinction mode in <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>.<p>The trailer follows a quartet of soldiers as they investigate an abandoned area of a city. While there is no visible danger lurking around them, the hurriedly abandoned cars and …

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Three new Pokemon found hiding in Pokemon X and Y

The Pokémon hacking community has discovered three new Pokémon hidden in the code for <i>Pokémon X/Pokémon Y</i> that aren't currently available to players, reports Kotaku.<p>The games' file format was decrypted last week, and since then, screenshots of new Pokémon have been circulating on places like Reddit …