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New-Gen GTA V Blow Out on its Way

Grand Theft Auto V Michael If you're interested in the new-gen re-release of GTA V, you'll want to keep your eyes peeled over the next week or so. The next issue of the Official PlayStation Magazine in the UK will have a 10 page feature dedicated to showcasing some of the brand new features of the uprezzed crime spree outing.

 

Nintendo as a Brand is in Decline

nintendo_cover_129x129 It's not an opinion. It is a fact. Nintendo's brand has taken series blows over the years, and the company now sits in spot 100 out of 100 when it comes to the worlds most valuable brands. Many analysts predict that Nintendo won't even make the list in 2015.

 

SEGA Ports Petition Attracts 12,000

valkyria-chronicles PC gaming never really died, despite a lot of conversation to the contrary. No, it was just that certain publishers forgot that there were a lot of waiting fans interested in playing the latest console release on their PC. That's now changed, with franchises like Metal Gear Solid and Final Fantasy hitting Steam on an almost weekly basis. No doubt spurned on by recent successes, a large group of gamers are campaigning to have SEGA release titles like Valkyria Chronicles on the PC, and ...

 
 

Sleeping Dogs Definitive Unplayable in Germany

SLeeping Dogs Definitive Sleeping Dogs is getting an improved release on new gen consoles and PC. Sleeping Dogs Definitive contains improved graphics and all previously released DLC. In Germany, however, this is all completely useless, as the game isn't actually able to start.

 

The Success of Forza Horizon 2 is Good for Racing Genre

Forza Horizon Forza Horizon 2 is one of the best games on the Xbox One to date, and it is getting universal praise from almost every major gaming website on the web, aside from Polygon. The success of Horizon 2 is really great news for ALL racing genre fans, regardless of platform preferences.

 

Blizzard Cancels Titan

Although it's been in development for 10 years, Titan was never officially announced. Occasional leaks hinted at what the game might involved. It was the MMO that none of us were supposed to know exists, but now Blizzard have announced that they've cancelled Titan, their sci-fi massively multiplayer game.

 
 

SteamWorld Heist Blasting Onto Devices in Spring 2015

steamworld heist A few weeks back, I reviewed SteamWorld Dig on the Wii U. The game was so fantastic, I've now owned it on multiple different platforms including my Wii U for at home and 3DS for on the road. The game is that good. If you haven't picked it up, stop reading this useless announcement, grab the game and play it, and come back to read this at your convenience. After all, the release date for their next title isn't until Spring 2015.

 

Microsoft Buys Mojang and Minecraft for Estimated 2.5 Billions

modloader-for-minecraft-02-700x406 It is official. Mojang posted on their own website that, "Yes, the deal is real. Mojang is being bought by Microsoft." This is probably great news for Microsoft as purchasing a giant such as Minecraft is bound to make them a lot more than they spent. One thing Microsoft isn't getting, however, is the brilliant mind of Minecraft creator, Notch.

 

Escape Dead Island Release Date Announced

escape-dead-island Deep Silver have today announced the release date for their upcoming "third-person single-player survival mystery spin-off" Escape Dead Island. Although announced only quite recently, fans can expect to get their hands on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC title sooner than expected.

 
 

Obsidian Looking for Character Designer on Time Travel MMORPG?

obsidian-entertainment-logo Obsidian have posted an advertisement looking for an experienced character designer for an MMORPG they're working on. Although the job description doesn't give much in the way of information, it does say that the art design is "highly stylized," so expect something a little unusual. There's also potential good news for fans of time travel.