Monthly Archives June 2014

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Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra Headed for the Game Screen

The Legend of Korra is making the transition from animated show to video game. Nickelodeon partnered with Activision Publishing to publish the new game. Platinum Games is in charge of developing the game due out this fall. The game will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows for digital download.

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Minecraft is Tipping the Scales at almost 54 Million Units Sold

Minecraft sales are steaming along for parent company, Mojang. Near the beginning of February, Minecraft was already sitting pretty at 42 million copies sold. Since that time, the game released on PlayStation 4, Vita, and Xbox One. According to one of Mojang’s data analysts on Twitter, Patrick Geuder, the total is almost 54 million combining both consoles and PCs.

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How to Craft Steam Badges

The Steam 2014 Summer Sale is in full force with only a few days remaining. People new to Steam might be wondering how they gain points by crafting for the Summer Adventure game. It is a pretty easy process when you see how to craft Steam badges.

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Temple Run 2 Beginners Tips

Imangi Studios has a hit on their hands with their sequel to Temple Run. Temple Run 2 released on iPhone and Android in January of 2013, and in December of 2013 for Windows Phone 8. The game is an endless runner platform which means you need quick hands and finger swipes. Here are some beginners tips to help you get started.

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Lego Minifigures Online Now in Open Beta

Lego Minifigures Online was announced back in June of 2012 by FunCom. This MMO built with kids in mind is now in open beta. The game itself is free to play but they do have membership options available starting at $7.99.

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Amazon Looks to Set Mobile on Fire with New Fire Phone

It was a big day for Amazon. After years of developing mobile technology, the company has unveiled their newest product, the Fire Phone. From head-tracking to amazing visuals, the newest addition to the Fire line has high possibility to change mobile gaming. This announcement comes only a little over a month since they announced the Fire TV.

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Torment: Tides of Numenera Delayed to 2015

Indie developer, inXile Entertainment, has had to make a decision. After a succesful campaign on Kickstarter to develop Wasteland 2inXile Entertainment decided to use the popular funding platform to raise funding for a successor to Planescape: Torment. This new game carries the title Torment: Tides of Numenera.

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Is Computer Gaming on Its Way Out? The Numbers Say PC Will Stay On Top

With the next-gen consoles out and mobile gaming becoming hotter, some have speculated that computers are on their way out the door. If you are a gamer looking to make it big as a pro, it is easy to say that the answer is a fairly big no. Computer gaming has a while to go (if ever) till it reaches its final days.

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E3 2014: What We Know About Star Fox for Wii U 2015

At the closing of Nintendo’s Digital Event for E3, we got to see Shigeru Miyamoto, General Manger of Nintendo EAD (Entertainment Analysis and Development) playing a game on Wii U. One might assume, based off the trailers that debuted, that Miyamoto was playing the upcoming The Legend of Zelda. Not so, my friends. Turns out, Miyamoto was playing the upcoming Star Fox game for Wii U.

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E3 2014 – Breaking News from Nintendo

Nintendo came into E3 this year with big concerns on their mind. The lack of Wii U sales has been big news for the gaming pioneer. Opting for another digital event over a live conference, the animated show kicked off with a bang. With the promise to ensure that current owners are satisfied with their purchase before releasing the next machine, Nintendo has to have some neat tricks up their sleeve. Did their E3 show grab your attention? Will it bring Nintendo sales up to compete with next generation gamers?

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