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Gearbox’s New Game is a FPS MOBA

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Gearbox Software, the game developer behind Borderlands, announced their brand new I.P. Battleborn today. The developer classifies the game as a “hero-shooter” with “an expansive collection of diverse heroes to create an experience unlike anything you’ve played before”. It sounds like Battleborn will be a first person shooter MOBA. Players will either team up with four other friends to work through “…a narrative-driven co-operative campaign or […]

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After two years away from video games Cliff Bleszinki, the creator of Gears of War, announced today that his next game will be a free to play science fiction arena shooter code named “Blue Streak”. The game is being developed by Bleszinki’s new studio Boss Key. There wasn’t much information given aside from announcing the game is currently in development, that it will be […]

No Naxxramas Price Announcement… Yet

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Although just last week Blizzard had posted they were aiming for a July 1st date to announce the pricing for the expansion Curse of Naxxramas for their popular collectible card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, community manager Aratil announced this weekend that the July 1st announcement would not happen. In a post on the official Hearthstone forums Aratil said: “I know everyone is really excited […]

This Could be the Weirdest Sims Yet

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With smarter Sims come weirder stories, or so Electronic Arts says. In a new trailer that was released over the weekend it is stressed that The Sims 4 will have smarter Sims and sure looks weird. With Sims be walked in on while sitting on the toilet thinking about penguins (I mean who doesn’t do that?), a Sim being electrocuted while […]

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Cube World burst onto the scene last year and caught the attention of a lot of gamers. A game the was procedurally generated and had a mix of Diablo and Skyrim, what wasn’t there to love? The developers released the game as an alpha, but after it’s release and a quick update the developers went dark. This lead to speculation that the […]

What I am Playing June 27th

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Each week on Friday I like to give you a rundown of the games that I will be playing this weekend or have been playing this week. Hopefully you will hear some titles that you haven’t heard of yet and may find a game that you otherwise wouldn’t have. I also love hearing what everyone else is playing so that […]

No Pools or Toddlers in The Sims 4 at Launch

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Electronic Arts (EA) is making a lot of Sims fans unhappy with their announcement that pools and the toddler stage will not be in The Sims 4 “base game” when the title launches on September 2, 2014. In an online post on the official website EA stated “while we recognize that some of you will be disappointed that pools and toddlers won’t be available […]

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Fans of Blizzard’s mega popular collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft may not have to wait much longer for the highly anticipated Curse of Naxxramas expansion. In a post on the official Hearthstone forums community manager Aratil mentioned that Blizzard is currently aiming for a July release date. He warned however that Blizzard “still [has] a lot of implementing and bug fixing to get through” though, but mentioned […]

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Blizzard sent out the first wave of closed beta invites and has officially moved Warlords of Draenor into the closed beta stage. The lucky gamers who received an invite were sent an e-mail stating the beta will start today at 2:00 PM PST (5:00 PM EST). Participants will be able to venture through the dark portal, build their garrison and do battle against the […]

Steam Sale Must Buys 6/27

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Unless you have been living under a rock you know by now that the Steam Summer Sale is going on. For those of you that have never experienced a Steam sale here is a quick rundown of how they work. A lot of games on Steam are discounted currently, but you shouldn’t go onto Steam right now and just start […]