Posts By Tayo Stalnaker

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Nintendo President Taking Pay Cut

The Wii U has been nothing but trouble for Nintendo. As Nikkei reported today, the poor sales resulted in the Big N recently getting slammed with a $15 million dollar operating loss, which is forcing President Satoru Iwata to take a 50 percent pay cut from now until June. Other executives are taking pay cuts, as well, by as much as 30 percent.

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Minecraft Surpasses 1 Million Sales On PS3

  Mojang announced today on a company blog post that the Playstation 3 version of Minecraft broke 1 million sales in just five weeks. This is quite impressive for a PSN game, but it doesn’t come close to beating out the Xbox 360’s version which achieved the same goal in just five days. Still, it’s a nice feat worth bragging about.  Here’s the official blog post written by Daniel “Kappische” Kaplan: Hello all!Hope you ...

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Behind The Scenes Look At South Park: The Stick of Truth

The behind-the-scenes video for South Park: The Stick of Truth that was originally shown at Comic Con last year is now available to watch on YouTube. It's primarily an interview with Matt Stone and Trey Parker as they discuss the video game development process, but there's some good in-game footage for this much anticipated title. The game has been in the works for what seems like forever, but it will finally be released come March for the Playstation 3, Xbox ...

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance On Steam Very Soon

On the latest episode of the Kojima Productions Alert! podcast, designer Jordan Amaro and other staff members confirm that Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is still headed to PC and will be available on Steam shortly.  “Yes, it’s coming, and it’s coming sooner than you anticipate.”  The Metal Gear Solid spin-off, according to the host of the podcast, is in the final stages of development and will be available on the popular digital ...

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Double Fine Announces Puzzle Game ‘Hack ‘N’ Slash’

Double Fine has announced that the game Hack ‘N’ Slash from their 2012 Amnesia Fortnight Game Jam will be released in 2014. The premise of the game is that you play as an elf that uses their computer hacking skills to cheat at a computer game she’s playing. Here’s more from the press release posted on the company blog:  Double Fine Productions today announced that Hack ‘n’ Slash, a hacking themed puzzle action game for Windows, Mac, and ...

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Fallout 4 Leaked, For Real This Time

An anonymous tipster sent in the documents to Kotaku a couple of weeks ago, most of them supposedly used for a casting-call project called "Institute". The word Fallout is never mentioned in any of the papers, but the dialogue contains the requisite Fallout phrase, "War. War never changes", and the casting director has worked on other Bethesda properties, including Skyrim.

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Bungie’s Destiny Arriving September 2014

Bungie’s highly anticipated game Destiny will be released on September 9th, 2014, according to a post on the company blog. This new title appears to have some interesting and experimental ideas attached to it, and given Bungie’s pedigree it’s no surprise fans have been clamoring for it.  We first shared the design pillars of Destiny less than one year ago. We promised to redefine what players should expect from a Bungie game. We said we ...

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Half-Life Remake Black Mesa: Source Can Now Be Sold On Steam

Black Mesa: Source, a fan project that remade the original Half-Life in high-definition, will soon be available to purchase on Steam. It’s currently available for free, but Valve was kind enough to let the developers sell the game on their digital-distribution service.  The icing on the cake was that Valve informed Black Mesa about this news on Half-Life’s 15th anniversary. Here’s project lead Carlos Montero’s forum post ...

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Map Pack Names Leaked

The names of all four map packs for Call of Duty: Ghosts have apparently been revealed by Activision on accident. According to VG24/7, a gamer by the name of Fariko_Scorch, a member of the competitive gaming group Fariko, posted an email sent to him by Activision that detailed the upcoming DLC.  Here’s the tweet below:    @charlieINTEL i got a email from call of duty — Ryan (@Fariko_Scorch) November 21, 2013   This ...

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Sony Replacing Defective Playstation 4 Consoles ASAP

The debut of the Playstation 4 has been a bit of a mixed bag, mainly due to a lack of noteworthy launch titles. So, pretty par for the course as far as new console launches are concerned. However, there have been many people online that have reported that their next-gen consoles are defective, some just flat-out not working. Game Informer recently spoke Sony about these issues:  “There have been several issues reported, which leads us to believe there isn’t ...

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