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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are DLC in Injustice 2

    A bombshell was dropped when the conclusion of the Injustice 2 World Championship revealed a new trailer for the upcoming Fighter Pack 3 DLC. Not only were Enchantress and the Atom officially revealed, but the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are making a grand comeback for the game. The release date and price for this pack […] More

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    PlayStation trophies can now be exchanged for reward points

    The mindset of a completionist will soon engulf PlayStation owners, especially those who desire in-game achievements. The Sony Rewards, a loyalty program that offers prizes in exchange for points, received a major addition in accumulating points. Along with registering movies and subscribing to various PlayStation services, PlayStation Trophies can now be redeemed for credit at […] More

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    Microsoft stops manufacturing the Kinect

    Out with the old, in with the new. In the case of Microsoft, an employee has confirmed Microsoft’s decision to cease production of the Kinect accessory on October 25th. It will no longer be part of any bundle with the XBox One and One X. While retail stores can continue to sell their remaining stock, […] More

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    Why hopeless boss fights are a good idea

    Video games pit players against countless odds. No matter the difficulty, the player should come out victorious, driving them to continue playing. The player should feel like they are in control and that the only limitations are determined by the player’s skill. However, that is not always the case in certain games. Some titles require […] More

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    Nintendo announces Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, their next mobile game.

    The wait is finally over. In their latest Direct, Nintendo has unveiled their next mobile game that was teased at a press conference back in April. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is the latest installment in the Animal Crossing franchise and is scheduled to arrive next month in 41 countries (except in Australia, where the game […] More

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    Former Naughty Dog employee speaks out about sexual harassment

    The secrecy of video game companies may get their covers blown by a recent tweet posted by a former Naughty Dog employee, David Ballard. He discussed how back in late 2015, a lead at Naughty Dog sexually harassed him, leading to an extremely malicious work environment. Early 2016, Ballard had a mental breakdown at his […] More

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    I entered my first Smash Bros tournament after playing casually for years

    Super Smash Bros. remains as one of my favorite game series of all time. From casual matchups on the original Super Smash Bros. to achievement hunting on Super Smash Bros. Brawl, it is the series that keeps evolving. For those unfamiliar with Smash, it is an unorthodox fighting game where instead of attacks depleting a […] More

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    Tamagotchi’s 20th year anniversary revives its iconic toy

    Everyone who grew up in the 90s knows about Tamagotchi. The round, beeping gadgets captured the minds of children everywhere. It’s been 20 years since their release and now Bandai America is bringing the iconic toy back to the Americas on November 5 for $14.99. Pre orders can be made starting today. The United States […] More

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    What’s My Motivation? How Video Games Get You to Care About Their World

    The reasons people play video games have changed throughout the years. At first, people desired to get the highest score in a single round, complete the game without using any continues, or perfect the most optimal path to beat a level. Discussions often centered around these topics, creating new types of social groups. Video games […] More

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    The Wii Shop Channel Closes in 2019

    With the booming release of the SNES Mini, a somber headline quietly sneaked in last Friday. Nintendo has confirmed that the Wii Shop Channel will discontinue in 2019. From an excerpt from their support page, the Wii Shop Channel will no longer be available on January 30, 2019. However, owners of the Wii and Wii […] More

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    Voice acting strike coming to an end…for now

    Voice acting enthusiasts can breathe a sigh of relief this week as the 11-month long strike for residual payment and game transparency may be coming to a close. Beginning in October 21st, the Screen Actors’ Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) agreed to petition game companies like Activision, Electronic Arts, and Warner Brothers Studio […] More