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Nintendo “preparing” Youtube affiliate program for gamers, details coming in the future

by Joseph Murphy - on May 29th 2014 - No Comments
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Nintendo has confirmed they are “preparing” a Youtube affiliate program for gamers. The official affiliate program, which is currently being developed, will see revenue split generated from these videos split between Google, Nintendo and the creators of said content: “Nintendo has been permitting the use of Nintendo copyrighted...

Batman 3: Beyond Gotham announced ahead of E3

by Shane Willoughby - on May 27th 2014 - No Comments
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Warner Bros, TT Games and The LEGO Group has announced LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gothamfor Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Vita, Wii U, PC and 3DS. “Building on the incredibly successful LEGO Batman franchise, we are working to make LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham the ultimate super hero videogame this year for all ages,”...

Nintendo “preparing” for next console, “a single title” could change fate of Wii U

by Joseph Murphy - on May 15th 2014 - No Comments
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Nintendo has revealed they are working on their next video game console and that the firm has “a clear idea to some extent about the direction our next hardware is going to take.” The news comes thanks to a Q&A session held during Nintendo’s annual financial results briefing in which Nintendo’s president Satoru...

Rumour: E3 2014 listing manifesto appears online, check it out here

by Joseph Murphy - on May 13th 2014 - No Comments
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With the countdown to E3 2014 underway, ZeldaInformer claims to have been sent a listing manifesto for E3 2014. Of course, the listing below should be taken with a colossal pinch of salt, but does offer an exciting glimpse into the possible. Each firm is broken down with the Microsoft camp listed with Beyond Good & Evil 2, Gears...

Nintendo issues apology for not allowing same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life

by Joseph Murphy - on May 12th 2014 - No Comments
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Nintendo has issued a formal apology to the gaming community for failing to include same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life. The firm’s statement, seen below, apologises to the community claiming same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life are now impossible as such a change, through patching for example, would require “a...

EA confirms online services for 50 titles to cease

by Joseph Murphy - on May 12th 2014 - No Comments
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EA has confirmed they will not sustain the online services for over fifty of their titles after the recent closure of Gamespy. The online services for the titles will cease from June, with the full list of affected games covering all walks of life from the publishers catalog, including some titles from the Battlefield series, Command &...

Pokémon Omega Ruby & Pokémon Alpha Sapphire announced. Coming November 2014

by Shane Willoughby - on May 7th 2014 - No Comments
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The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo has announced two new 3DS Pokémon titles in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Both games will launch worldwide in November of this year 2014. Both games will act as updates on the original Game Boy Advance Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire. The official line from Ninty is that “Pokémon...

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty priced. Release date to be announced before E3

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 25th 2014 - No Comments
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Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty still does not have a release date, but it has a price. The reworking of the original Abe’s Oddysee will set you back all of €24.99 for PC, Linux, Wii U, PS3, PS4 and Vita. PlayStation versions will allow for Cross Save and Cross Buy. We are promised that a launch date, to go with that price, will...

New Watch Dogs video unboxes Limited Edition retail version

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 25th 2014 - No Comments
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Ubisoft has released an unboxing video of Watch Dog’s Limited Edition PS4 retail version. The Limited Edition as seen in the video below includes as follows: - Retail copy of Watch Dogs - Collectable steel book game case and official Watch Dogs soundtrack - Aiden’s iconic vigilante mask with the symbol for interconnectivity emblazed...

Mario and Luigi Mario Kart 8 Premium Wii U Bundles available May 30th

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 24th 2014 - No Comments
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Nintendo will release a couple of very special Mario Kart 8 Premium Wii U Bundle come May 30th. Red Mario and Green Luigi bundles will be available from launch day and will not only include a copy of the game and a console but a Wii U Mario/Luigi red/green wheel, Mario/Luigi Wii U gamepad protector, Mario/Luigi hat, a Mario/Luigi Wii...

Watch Dogs Wii U will not release before Autumn of this year

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 12th 2014 - No Comments
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Watch Dogs finally releases next month on Xbox One, 360, PC, PS4 and PS3. Ubisoft has now confirmed however that the Wii U Edition won’t ship until Autumn of this year. That means Wii U owners have a good five or six months to wait before they can get in on all the hacking action. The extended delay is a matter of “logistics”...

New Child of Light developer diary discusses sound and artistic effects

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 11th 2014 - No Comments
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Ubisoft has released the second dev diary for Child of Light. The first focused on the art of the game, as well as the story, while this one goes into the preparation and execution of music and sound effects.  Speaking to Coeur de Pirate, who composed the soundtrack, the video also speaks to some of the team as they reveal the emotion behind...

Hidden Thursday: The Forgotten Gem?

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments
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We haven’t had a Hidden Thursday post in a while now, that’s because I was running out of hidden gems.  I was racking my brain trying to remember those gems I played as far back as to my first venture into console gaming (The original Nintendo) but nothing stood out to me worthy of a hidden gem mention.  After the last...

Canned Darth Maul Star Wars third-person game footage surfaces

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments
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It would appear that Darth Maul was to get his very own Star Wars game for PS3, 360, Wii U and PC. The game was in development at Red Fly Studios, the folks responsible for The Force Unleashed 2 for Wii. The game started development some time in 2010 and development was shuttered within a year. Apparently Mr Star Wars himself George...

New Child of Light developer diary talks story, art direction and more

by Joseph Murphy - on Mar 19th 2014 - No Comments
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Ubisoft has released the first Child of Light developer diary. The game is powered by Ubisoft’s Ubi-Art engine which essentially allows the developer to drop and use the team’s concept art assets within hours of completion. The video itself explains the detail and inspiration behind the stunning visuals, as well as the inspiration...