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Green Man Gaming squeezes into sale madness with Thursday deals

PC gamers aren't left out in the cold this Black Friday, what with the Steam Autumn sale and a myriad of other ongoing sales. Green Man Gaming is squeezing into the "me too" pie with a fresh batch of deals during its week-long "Green...Show More Summary

Review: Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires

Back in 2013 when Jim Sterling reviewed Dynasty Warriors 8 and called it a "return to form" for the series, I largely agreed with his review. From its large roster to complex combat system, it featured some of the best fighting-over-China gameplay in the series to date, and for fans there were very few complaints to be made. Show More Summary

Thanksgiving's half over, here's all of Amazon's video game deals now

Maybe my memory fails to serve year to year, but Black Friday seems trickier this year than usual. In an effort to remain constantly relevant, retailers have stretched out their deals over a long period of time rather than saying "Here's...Show More Summary

The CronusMAX Plus V3 allows interchangeable PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U controllers

For weeks now, readers have been asking about the CronusMAX Plus. With its grand claims of using "almost any controller on any console," a lot of people wanted to know if it worked, especially given the pricey $50 price tag for what essentially amounted to a fancy dongle. After some initial issues, it ended up taking me by surprise at how well it worked. Read more...

Dragon Quest X is getting a Wii, Wii U, and 3DS bundle in Japan

Another year, another lack of Dragon Quest X in the west. Square Enix has added insult to injury recently too, as it just announced a new Japanese bundle that includes the Wii, Wii U, and 3DS versions of the game. So if you've been wanting to try it out, now is probably the time to do it. Show More Summary

PC Port Report: Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Assassin’s Creed has had a rough time on PC. Not only did the very first game control poorly, but later both the third game and the infamous Unity both had a glut of technical issues, bugs, and suffered with very poor performance on PC. Show More Summary

Chrono Trigger's Millennial Fair goes Unreal 4

There's been a lot of Chrono Trigger talk recently, much to my delight. Between the recent Did You Know Gaming video and the Chrono-like Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna, things have been pretty lively lately. YouTuber praetus has brought the conversation back, with a full recreation of the Millennial Fair in Unreal 4. Show More Summary

Nintendo Download: Cyber Deals

Well, this is an awkward digital Thanksgiving dinner. Nintendo sent over the main courses for the available 3DS and Wii U eShop downloads today, and they're rather paltry. Wii U will see Konami Krazy Racers and Cutie Pets Jump Rope, with the 3DS getting Pet Hospital. Show More Summary

Watch Skull Kid do his thing in Hyrule Warriors Legends

One of my most anticipated new features of Hyrule Warriors Legends, an expansion of sorts for the original Warriors, is Skull Kid. The new attacks shown in the video look amazing, and include moon abilities, as well as a fighting style...Show More Summary

Pokemon Picross will launch on December 3

Pokemon Picross was kind of announced out of nowhere on a recent Nintendo Direct, and it didn't have a set date outside of "December." Thanks to a recent site listing though, we now know that it will hit on December 3 on 3DS in North...Show More Summary

Two years after its PC launch, Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Wii U is coming to Europe

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures was a pleasant surprise for me, but unfortunately, Europe still hasn't gotten the Wii U edition of the game. It looks like it will finally hit on December 10, according to a listing at Nintendo. We've...Show More Summary

$289 PlayStation 4 Uncharted Black Friday deal now live (Updated)

Update: Deal is now live! About 62 units sold within the first 5 minutes. If you've been eyeing the Black Friday priced $299 PlayStation 4 Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Bundle, the deal is already live early at retailers such...Show More Summary

Attack on Titan will be released in February in Japan

By way of a new trailer from Koei Tecmo, we now know that Attack on Titan will launch in Japan in February of 2016. It'll be released for the PS3, PS4, and Vita platforms, but what's particularly notable is that this is the first time the developer has created a game primarily for the current generation. Show More Summary

Destiny's raid challenges are coming in early December

After weeks of waiting, there's finally some info on Destiny's raid challenges. Apparently in early December, they will be available for normal and hard mode, and will buff a different boss every week with a new strategy to deal with. Show More Summary

There's a limited edition of Fez coming out for $100

When Fez was first released back in 2012 it was pretty well received across the board for its strong presentation and puzzle design. Three years on, Fez is now getting a $100 (£68) limited edition version. Only 500 copies of the limited...Show More Summary

Don't go to a Walmart tomorrow: get the Modern Mario amiibo online now

Recently, Walmart tried to tempt folks into walking into a store and picking up one of "at least" 21 Modern Mario amiibo, but don't do that -- instead, just pick one up casually online. Why are these such a big deal? Well, they were previously exclusive to a Wii U console bundle, meaning you needed to buy a whole new system to get one in the US. Show More Summary

$289 PlayStation 4 Uncharted Black Friday deal arriving in 2 hours

If you've been eyeing the Black Friday priced $299 PlayStation 4 Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Bundle, the deal is already live early at retailers such as GameStop, Walmart, and Amazon. But if you really want that extra savings...Show More Summary

Update: Sony Computer Entertainment UK's boss Fergal Gara hired at Amazon

[Update: Gara has now been appointed as "director of PC at Amazon, according to MCV] Sony Computer Entertainment UK’s boss Fergal Gara has stepped down from the position, so he can “pursue a new professional venture”, according to MCV...Show More Summary

Here are Amazon's Black Friday game deals

Amazon has detailed what games will be discounted during its upcoming Black Friday promotion. While prices have yet to be disclosed, what we do have is a list of the games that will be on offer over the course of today, tomorrow, and Saturday, as well as other hardware and peripherals. To check out the details, head on over to the Show More Summary

Play ice hockey in Rocket League

Psyonix has confirmed that from December 14, you'll be able to jump into the Winter Games event, Snow Day, in Rocket League. The ice hockey-inspired playlist (well, it's a puck instead of a ball) replaces the Mutator Mashup and willShow More Summary

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