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Everything we know so far about Nintendo's next game console

Nintendo is working on a new game console. Did you know? You're forgiven if you didn't — Nintendo has been pretty quiet about it, and that's intentional.<p>The console only has a codename: "NX." We don't know the official name, nor a description, nor really any other major information. Former Nintendo …

Boy dials 999 after mum stops him playing with video game

His mother had taken the game controller away after he hit his sister on the head with it<p>An 11-year-old boy dialled 999 after his mother stopped him from playing with a games controller.<p>The child, from North Manchester, called for the police shortly before 6.30pm on Thursday evening<p>His mother had …

Nintendo Is Deleting People's Mario Maker Stages Without Telling Them Why

When <i>Mario Maker</i> launched, Nintendo warned players it could remove stages from the game for a variety of reasons, including ones that were merely …

"Not True" That Microsoft Will Turn Off Xbox 360 Servers in November, Exec Says

Don't believe everything you read on the Internet. Asked on Twitter recently to weigh in on rumors that Microsoft would turn off the Xbox 360's servers this coming November, Microsoft's top gaming boss Phil Spencer succinctly stated: "Not true."<p>For the sake of comparison, Microsoft discontinued …

'Racist' video game pulled after uproar over killing Australia Aborigines

The app, "Survival Island 3 -- Australia Story", tells users that they have to find ways to stay alive in "one of the most dangerous places in the world", including having to "fight with aboriginals -- you invaded their home!".<p>The change.org petition, which has been signed by more than 50,000 …

Xbox One/PC Cross-Platform Game Gigantic Gets New Beta Update This Week

Gigantic, the upcoming Xbox One and PC game from new developer Motiga, is getting a major update to its ongoing beta this coming Wednesday, January 20. DualShockers reports that Beta 2.0--which was announced at the end of 2015--will come with a range of new features, the first of which is the …

Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode Coming to Wii U This Week

Building on a new platform.<p>Telltale Games announced today that Minecraft: Story Mode, one of the studio's ongoing adventure game series, is coming to …

Bring your iPhone to the slaughter with Iron Maiden's heavy-metal mobile game

Run to the hills! The veteran heavy-metal band has a role-playing game coming out starring its decaying but immortal mascot, Eddie.<p>Back when iconic heavy-metal band Iron Maiden formed in London in 1975, the group probably never imagined it would one day star in an immersive video game played by …

A Lawsuit Over The Xbox 360 Is Going All The Way To The Supreme Court

When the Xbox 360 debuted, more than ten years ago now, it shipped with a lot of problems: Red rings of death, an update that bricked the console, and so on. Among those problems was a tendency to scratch up the discs, something so annoying a class-action lawsuit was brought, one that’s now being …

Nintendo will ban your Mario Maker levels if they’re not up to snuff

Imagine pouring hours into a labor of love, a creation all your own that you want to share with the world. Then imagine that one day that creation …

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Video game based on Pakistan school massacre is withdrawn

A gory video game set inside the Pakistani school where more than 130 children were massacred by Taliban gunmen has been withdrawn, weeks after it was released as part of an army-backed campaign to promote peace and tolerance in the country.<p>Players of Pakistan Army Retribution take the role of a …

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Game Boy Macro mod breathes new life into your Nintendo DS

Your Nintendo DS is no longer the hottest handheld on the block, but that doesn't mean it has to sit in the closet gathering dust. Modder Anthony Thomas recently started up Game Boy Macro, a service that turns the DS into a giant Game Boy Advance player -- as the name suggests, it's basically a …

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Nintendo's first mobile game launching in March

Nintendo’s imminent jump into the mobile space has been all the hype. The gaming giant has seen plenty of requests to bring its popular titles to smartphones and tablets. We are not quite there yet, but at least Nintendo is already taking the first baby steps toward that direction.<p>Last October …

Selfie stick iPhone case gets counterfeited before it even exists

LAS VEGAS — You know your product’s hot when Chinese ripoff artists start selling knockoffs before your first unit rolls off the production line.<p>That’s the “flattering” situation the makers of Stikbox, the world’s “first” selfie stick case for iPhone and Samsung, find themselves in as they demo …

Lady Gaga is being sued for plagiarism

Another day, another lawsuit – this time directed at Mother Monster herself, who has been accused of taking her art world inspirations a step too far. The lawsuit comes from French video artist Orlan (Mireille Porte), who is claiming that the strange lumps on Gaga’s face in the “Born This Way” …

Hear Megadeth Shred Guitar on 'Dystopia' Title Track

Dave Mustaine shares some of his worries about the decline of civilization in "Dystopia," the title track of Megadeth's new album out January 22nd. …

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