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Pokémon Art Academy Launches for Nintendo 3DS on Oct. 24

Pokémon Art Academy will be available Oct. 24 in stores and in the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS.  ...

This fall, Pokémon Art Academy will welcome students of all ages and skill levels to study the fun and fine art of drawing some of their favorite Pokémon. Starting Oct. 24, aspiring artists can hone their skills through a series of easy-to-follow lessons under the tutelage of esteemed Professor Andy in this new 2D art-instruction game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

Drawing their way toward graduation – from the art basics of simple shapes and coloring, to exciting advanced techniques of shading and blending – players will wield a variety of tools, including markers, colored pencils, pastels and paints to illustrate popular Pokémon from all known regions. As they advance, players can unlock special lessons featuring Mega-Evolved Pokémon.

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The Walking Dead Season Two Finale: ‘No Going Back’


The Walking Dead: Season Two Finale – ‘No Going Back’ will be available starting next week on these dates for the corresponding platforms:

August 26th: PC/Mac via Steam, the Telltale Online Store and other digital distribution services; on the PlayStation Store in North America (SCEA) for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita

August 27th: Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft; on the PlayStation Store in European territories (SCEE) for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita

August 28th: Available as an in-app purchase within The Walking Dead: Season Two on the iOS App Store

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Drive headlong into some great times with Dead Ahead!

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Though this awesome little zombie killer is free for the Iphone and Android, it has a wealth of content to offer the player and hours of game play. Published by Chillingo and developed by Mobirate, with art by an artist from Deviantart.com with the username soft-h, who’s only listed real name is Eugene, Dead Ahead is the first full-fledged game he’s worked on, and it is quite the success in my opinion. The world has been ravaged by the generic zombie super-virus, and all you have left to get you out of the undead-infested town is a scooter and a pistol. How long can you survive before the horde consumes you?!

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Battle Pack 3: Monster League Review

IMG_1269What’s up guys Patrick here with another review for one of my favorite games ever Yugioh. My friends from Konami sent me over some packs of one of their new sets that just came out, Battle Pack 3. Now I had loved the previous sets of the battle pack series, and I had great expectations for this set. Now off the back looking at the card list I had some main cards that I wanted to get, like the forbidden items, herald of lights, breakthrough skill, pinpoint guard, and all the Xyzs you know staples. Now I know that these sets were made for sealed play, but I still also treat them like regular packs, still trying to get some cards for my decks and these series always gave me a better opportunity to do so. Since this set is almost all reprints, you all most likely know what the cards are and what they do, but this is the first Battle Pack set to release new cards in it that you can only get from this set. Cards like Quantum Cat, Swamp Mirrorer, and Typhoon are new to the series and could most likely see tournament play if the duelist know how to use them to their advantage in their monotype decks.

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Remastered Sanctuary gameplay video


Sanctuary was announced as one of the re-mastered Halo 2: Anniversary maps included in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Watch the action as four Halo pros battle it out in Team Slayer for the first time on the reimagined Sanctuary map.

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Assassin’s Creed Rogue Arctic Naval Gameplay Walkthrough

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Sunset Overdrive, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and FIFA 15 bundles coming this holiday.

14711268827_2599d360f6And yes that’s the white Xbox One in the Sunset Overdrive bundle, the Call of Duty Xbox One looks pretty cool as well. It’s too bad the FIFA 15 bundle didn’t get a paint job like the other two.

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Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta First Look

343 Industries presents the first details of the Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta available in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The beta will focus on 4 vs. 4 arena-style gameplay, giving players their first taste of the next generation of Halo multiplayer.

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FBG @ Comic-Con 2014 Part II

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League of Legends : Sugar Rush!!!

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Grimm here to inform you Summoner’s that soon it will be your lucky day! From August 26 through September 1, League will be celebrating a Sugar rush, meaning there will be sweet sweet deals to be had. Here are the details:

  • Double IP weekend from 12am on August 29 until 11:59pm on September 1
  • The Legacy Vault will be temporarily thrown open during Sugar Rush and all 47 retired Legacy skins will be available at their regular price during the entire event, and will be 50% off for one day (details below)
  • Candy-coated Cupcake Icon – 250 RP

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day-Zero Edition Announced

cod Aw day zeroCall Of Duty Advanced Warfare Day Zero was just announced by SledgeHammer Games. If you pre-ordered or have pre-ordered Advanced Warfare you will have up to 24hr early access to the game and multiplayer before release. Game releases on November 4, 2014.

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So You Wanna Play Gears of War 3

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The Final DLC Pack in the Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC Is Available Now on Xbox Live

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The Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC season closes out with Nemesis, which introduces four new multiplayer maps, each featuring a unique Field Order, and includes the fourth and final entry, and epic conclusion to Extinction’s episodic narrative with “Episode 4: Exodus.”

The four new, small-to-medium size multiplayer maps in Nemesis are designed specifically for Call of Duty’s distinctive, fast-paced, gun-on-gun gameplay.

“Goldrush” – Set in the Southwest United States, this abandoned gold mine’s network of tunnels and perilous shafts create the ideal setting for medium to long range combat.

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Assassin’s Creed Rogue cinematic trailer


Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed Rogue, an exciting new installment in the franchise currently in development for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, will be available worldwide on November 11.

Assassin’s Creed Rogue is being developed by Ubisoft Sofia, in collaboration with Ubisoft’s Singapore, Montreal, Quebec, Chengdu, Milan and Bucharest studios. Set in the middle of the 18th century during the Seven Years War, Assassin’s Creed Rogue gives players new locations across North America to explore, including the frozen North Atlantic, the Appalachian River Valley and New York. In Assassin’s Creed Rogue, players experience the Assassin’s Creed universe through the eyes of a Templar. As Shay Patrick Cormac, players suffer the brotherhood’s betrayal and transform into an Assassin hunter.

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Minecraft Month at GAME!

This August, leading videogames retailer, GAME is officially launching Minecraft Month – a four week long series of in-store events.

With over 140 GAME stores taking part across the UK, Minecraft Month will see the stores hold a host of awesome activities including building challenges, timed building competitions and tournaments.

Having grown from a cult classic to a genuine cultural popularity, Minecraft’s retro, 8-bit style graphics and limitless potential to wander and create in a 3D world has earned the game legion of fans across the UK. This month long series of events will definitely keep the entire family hooked this summer and whether you’re a Minecraft veteran or taking your first steps into this unique world, there is something for everyone.

Dave Howard, Stores Director at GAME said: “Mincecraft is hugely popular and we know how passionately gamers have embraced the game. Minecraft Month celebrates the nation’s love of the game and will bring the local gaming communities together for some amazing in-store events this summer.” All lock in events are free to attend and will be held in the following locations on the following dates: (prepare to scroll A LOT)

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Nintendo Games and Lounge Impressions | San Diego Comic-Con 2014

We got to check out all of Nintendo’s upcoming titles, plus a few from their current library. The lounge was set up so both 3DS and WiiU titles were given room to shine. The room even welcomed bringing in your own 3DS to charge and play with others.

You looking forward to Nintendo’s upcoming line-up?

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New Hyrule Warriors details coming August 4th

Nintendo has announced that they will be holding a Nintendo Direct on Monday August 4th for the upcoming Wii U title Hyrule Warriors. Hyrule Warriors is a collaboration between Nintendo and Tecmo Koei’s Omega Force who is the team behind the Dynasty Warriors series. The game has the same hack and slash style of a ‘Warriors’ game but features characters from the Legend of Zelda series and has Link as the main protagonist. The game will also feature other playable characters which is very uncommon in the Legend of Zelda series.

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Battle Pack 3 Coming Out Tomorrow

As the summer tournament season slips into high gear, Konami unleashes its latest Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) booster in the Battle Pack Series, the all-new Battle Pack 3: Monster League. KONAMI has corralled a slew of monsters into one powerful booster – this massive 237-card Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) set releases in stores nationwide on August 1st.

Monster League brings together a ton of surprising Monsters, Spells, and Traps to challenge a player’s drafting ability, Deck-building skills, and Dueling savviness. KONAMI has specifically designed Battle Pack 3: Monster League for sealed pack play between two or more friends or for booster draft play.

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Trailer – The Wraith


Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith Productions released the Shadow of Mordor Gameplay – The Wraith trailer, offering an all-new look inside the gameplay of the highly anticipated action game Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. This trailer delves into the powers of the Wraith, who was revealed at San Diego Comic-Con to be Celebrimbor, the greatest Elven smith of the Second Age.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Nemesis DLC Pack trailer

Call of Duty: Ghosts caps off an extraordinary season of content with the release of the fourth and final DLC pack, Call of Duty: Ghosts Nemesis, coming first, exclusively to Xbox platforms on August 5. Throughout this year’s DLC season, Call of Duty: Ghosts has introduced several franchise firsts, including new killstreaks featuring the galaxy’s ultimate hunter, the deadly Predator, and one of cinema’s most iconic horror characters, Michael Myers, new weapons like the dual purpose “Maverick” Assault Rifle/Sniper Rifle and the tactical 2-in-1 Ripper SMG/Assault Rifle, as well as an all new episodic saga for Extinction.

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A Look Into Super Smash Bros. 4 at Comic-Con

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Another year, another mob of people clogging the streets of downtown San Diego as they attend Comic-con 2014, one of the biggest video game, comic book, and pop-culture events in the world. The main floor is always jam packed with booths and attractions. People all over hawk their wares; artists sell their great works, and game and movie developers premier their trailers for the next great blockbuster. Of the many game demos available at Comic-con, I was most attracted to the new Super Smash Bros. game that was playable on the 3DS at the Capcom booth and on the Wii U as well at the Nintendo lounge in the Marriott hotel. What I soon discovered was the chance the Smash Bros. team was giving to win a T-shirt. All you had to do was beat a single-player mode then win in a 4-player free-for-all match. The event went on every day with the only restriction that the event withdrew from the convention floor to the Nintendo lounge on Sunday. I was unable to win a shirt, but it was a rather fun way of getting a first look at the new game.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Campaign Story Trailer

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Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath, The Greatest Game You’ve Never Heard Of

 

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Very early on, the developer Oddworld made a huge impression on the gaming community with it’s famous puzzle/platformer games featuring the beloved Abe and Munch, a couple of misfit Mudokans timidly forging ahead on the overwhelmingly perilous continent of Mudos on planet Oddworld to try and save their species. Stranger’s Wrath, however, is a complete turn-around from those games as Stranger’s Wrath is not only an FPS, bounty-hunting game, but the main character Stranger is gruff, gritty, and quickly proves himself to be a badass for the ages.

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Sin City 2 Red Band Trailer

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Halo: Nightfall Comic Con 2014 Panel


Halo: Nightfall panel at San Diego Comic-Con this year. Geoff Knighley welcomed Executive Producer Kiki Wolfkill, Franchise Development Director Frank O’Connor, Scott Free Productions President David Zucker and two of the stars of Halo: Nightfall, Mike Colter and Christina Chong, to talk about the digital series with a packed crowd of fans.

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