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    Nintendo Spring Partner Preview: Indies and Smaller Third Party Games Coming to Wii U and 3DS

    Nintendo recently posted a Spring Partner Preview for the Wii U and 3DS on their YouTube Channel, highlighting a few indie and 3rd party titles coming to both platforms this summer. Hosted by Damon Baker, a member of the company’s Publisher and Developer Relations team, the short video focused mostly on two specific titles, Tumblestone […] More

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    Nintendo NX and Zelda Delayed to 2017

    Nintendo made some big announcements about the future of its consoles and franchises earlier this week. First, their newest piece of hardware, codenamed the NX, is expected to be released March 2017, according to a tweet by Nintendo of America. This is the only new piece of information revealed about the console, as its true […] More

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    Microsoft Discontinues the Xbox 360

    Microsoft’s Xbox 360 (2005-2016), one of the most successful and longest-running video game consoles of all time, was officially discontinued by Microsoft on April 20, 2016. The 360 holds the distinction of being the best-selling American-made console of all time, as well as the sixth-highest selling console of all-time. The first seventh-generation console to be released, […] More

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    Dark Souls Board Game Reaches Over $2 Million on Kickstarter

    The board game iteration of Dark Souls III is all but a sure thing, after a successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this week. Backers are nipping at the heels of the Kickstarter campaign, making like Philip J. Fry and throwing their money to see this game come to life. With still three weeks (as of writing […] More

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    Get Ready for Ready Player One

    “Being human totally sucks most of the time. Videogames are the only thing that make life bearable.” – Wade Watts. At TSG, it’s safe to say we love our video games. Heck, next to my husband, Liara T’Soni (Mass Effect), Professor Lupin, and the Oxford comma are second, third, and fourth loves. (Yeah, I used […] More

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    I am Setsuna Coming to PS4 and PC in July

    Square Enix has revealed that its ode to the glory days of JRPGs, I am Setsuna, will make its way to the PS4 and PC on July 19. I am Setsuna will be the first title to come from Square Enix’s Tokyo RPG Factory and by all accounts has been made as an ode to […] More

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    Playing Miitomo with Celebrities at the Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival!

    I attended the first ever Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival hosted at the historic TCL Chinese Theater this past weekend. The event, which took place on Apr. 15-16, featured dozens of short comedy films created by budding filmmakers and seasoned veterans like Disney Frozen’s Josh Gadd across a variety of categories from Web Series to […] More

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    Pokemon’s Possible Next Big Adventure to the Silver Screen

    According to the Hollywood Reporter, major Hollywood studios have entered into a secret bidding war for the live action rights to the Pokemon franchise. Hoping to capitalize on the franchise’s seemingly endless popularity, for Hollywood, a live action film seems too great of a chance to pass up. The current front runner is Legendary Entertainment, […] More

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    What Can We Expect from Stories in Virtual Reality?

    Last week, the world got its first taste of virtual reality with the release of the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. The reviews so far are generally mixed to positive, but given that it seems universally agreed upon that this is just the beginning of virtual reality technology, many have taken to eager speculation on […] More

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    Speedrunner Sets New Super Mario Bros World Record

    In the time that it takes for you to read this article, speedrunner Darbian was able to complete the classic Super Mario Bros. in a new world-record time of 4:57.26. Rather than complete a 100% run, in which all levels are completed, Darbian’s record time is for an Any % run, meaning utilizing warp pipes […] More

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