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Call of Duty gets '360 No Scope' Mode

Sniper rifles only, decreased health, specialisations based around single shot combat and no secondary weapon options? Yes, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has a new team based multiplayer mode and it's all about fast reactions and unforgiving...Show More Summary

Resident Evil Zero HD remaster might be happening

A remastered version of Resident Evil Zero might be in the cards. A recent update on the Resident Evil HD remaster's Japanese website showing a pre-order theme features a PlayStation 4 menu icon that looks an awful lot like Resident Evil Zero. Seems like the logical progression. Show More Summary

Gameboy Tetris being taken off the 3DS eShop at the end of the year

NintendoUK's twitter account has unceremoniously announced that the original Gameboy version of Tetris is being removed from the 3DS eShop on 12/31/2014. Speculation is that this is a licensing issue, a way to appease Ubisoft who recently released Tetris Ultimate on the console, or Nintendo just being weird. Show More Summary

Lost Constellation is a pay-what-you-want Night In The Woods ghost story

The success of Night In The Woods on Kickstarter once again proved that the best way to win at crowd funding is to create something that people actively want to lob on to their own image/identity. So many games on Kikcstarter look fun,...Show More Summary

Two scrappy upstarts discuss working with Xbox and Playstation

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on Youtube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] With the year winding down, videogame news has dribbled to a crawl. Show More Summary

The PlayStation Network is finally back online

Sony finally seems to have figured out whatever has plagued its consoles since Christmas Day. The PlayStation Network is returning to action at long last. According to PlayStation customer support and a large number of PSN users, the network now appears to be back online across all systems. Show More Summary

Good lord, PlayStation Network is finally back online

At long last, PlayStation Network is returning to action across all systems. A large number of PSN users are reporting Sony finally seems to have sorted out whatever's plagued its consoles online functionality since Christmas Day. Services...Show More Summary

PlayStation Network is finally back online

At long last, PlayStation Network has returned to action. Sony seems to have finally sorted out whatever's plagued its consoles online functionality since Christmas Day. I can happily report the PlayStation Store is back online. Cloud saves have also returned. Show More Summary

EventHubs Street Fighter V character poll reveals a terrible crime

Fighting game mega-site EventHubs is running a poll to see which Street Fighter characters fans want to see return the most in SFV. Considering SFV is still pretty early on in development, there is the slim, outside chance that polls...Show More Summary

Review: Escape Dead Island

In my years as a freelancer and staffer at various videogame outlets, I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing a ton of great games. In fact, this year I had the privilege of reviewing pretty much every “AAA” game that hit stores. I also review a lot of garbage, or games that are fundamentally broken in one or more aspects. Show More Summary

Review: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

The visual novel has been ubiquitous in Japan since the early ‘90s, but in the West they've never truly caught on. Whether it was the U.S.’s love for its own home-grown adventure games like Sierra’s King’s Quest, the SCUMM games by LucasArts,...Show More Summary

Vlambeer is giving away free copies of Nuclear Throne in January

Rami Ismail of Vlambeer has come up with a creative and generous way to effectively double the Nuclear Throne community while at the same time saying thanks to all those who supported the Early Access title during 2014. As of January...Show More Summary

Here's what Mistwalker's canceled RPG looked like

Cry On, an ill-fated role-playing game co-developed by Mistwalker and now-defunct studio Cavia, has reappeared after being put on ice six years ago. Final Fantasy creator and Mistwalker founder Hironobu Sakaguchi shared the shelved project's...Show More Summary

Sony: PlayStation Network slowly restoring service

Sony asserts the PlayStation Network should steadily be coming back online. The announcement follows a two-day outage reportedly spurred by denial-of-service attacks. Update: PS4, PS3, and Vita network services are gradually coming back...Show More Summary

XSEED is releasing a PSP game in January 2015

A PSP game is coming out in 2015. What a world we live in! Brandish: The Dark Revenant is targeting an early January launch on PlayStation Network across North America, XSEED Games announced today, promising a specific date and release...Show More Summary

What Mistwalker's Cry On might have looked like

Cry On, an ill-fated role-playing game co-developed by Mistwalker and now-defunct studio Cavia, has reappeared after being put on ice six years ago. Final Fantasy creator and Mistwalker founder Hironobu Sakaguchi shared the shelved project's...Show More Summary

Destructoid's award for Overall Best Game of 2014 goes to...

[Image credit: Mike Lambert ] Why do we love videogames? Some say it's the escapism, or the ability to wrap you up in a story that you get to help tell as it's being told to you. Others say it's the way they can bring friends together,...Show More Summary

Eight childhood game obsessions, illustrated

For Matter's New York Review of Video Games, a " weeklong celebration of our most experimental, most alive, least respected art form," the publication asked eight artists to illustrate a single game that dominated their youth, whether...Show More Summary

GMG day eight sale: $12 Valkyria, $24 Beyond Earth

We're trying to keep the Winter Sale deal posts all in one place (here). But today's batch of deals from GMG is fairly good and warrants a quick mention. Most of these are all at their lowest ever prices, and for the top recently released titles - a lot cheaper than Steam Winter Sale... At least, for most regions anyways. Read more...

The Order: 1886 trailer tries taking cues from a Gears of War classic

This feels vaguely familiar, doesn't it? A somber trailer punctuated by an eerily haunting, soft-spoken song. Gears of War struck gold with this approach many years back with the "Mad World" trailer. The Order: 1886's attempt doesn't quite achieve the same effect that Epic's video did. Show More Summary

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