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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.

 

Newegg Publish Page for World of Warcraft on Xbox

warlords-of-draenor World of Warcraft has "always" been coming to consoles. Since the early days of the 360, somebody knew somebody who knew somebody who had an anonymous source that claimed Blizzard were hard at work on bringing the game to console. This time is slightly different, in that retailer Newegg has published a page with a unique serial number offering Xbox Live gametime for World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor.

 
 

Batman Arkham Origins Complete Edition Coming August?

batman-arkham-origins-100113-2_900x506 Batman Arkham Origins was met with slightly more mixed reviews than its predecessor, Arkham City, but it was still a very capable entry in the Bat's franchise. For those that missed out, it might be worth holding on just a little longer, as Amazon's German branch may have just leaked the existence of a Game of the Year edition.

 

DICE Not Sure Why People Liked Bad Company

battlefield-bad-company-2 It was always pretty obvious that Bad Company 3 would be a thing. The games were relatively successful and created a following that is still waiting for the chance to revisit those characters and that multiplayer. They'll probably be waiting for a little while longer, because DICE doesn't know what made those games so special.

 

There’s Already too much DLC at E3

DLC-1 (1)_690x345 With one press conference down, and a few more to go, it appears as if downloadable content is going to once again be a big thing at E3 2014. DLC comes with its own praises and criticisms, but in general, it is a idea that has worked out for both developers and gamers. Developers can extend the life of their titles while also gaining more revenue, while players get more content for the games they love. There are a few issues that have always, and will always, surround DLC.

 
 

Mortal Kombat X Announced

mortalkombatX Warner Brothers have today announced the next entry in the Mortal Kombat series. Mortal Kombat X is the long-awaited follow-up to the semi-reboot Mortal Kombat 9, which was really a a remake of sorts of the first three titles in the franchise. Where will they go next? Thankfully, we won't have to wait long to find out, with details due to come out during E3.

 

Ubisoft just topped it’s own record for day one game sales with Watch_dogs

watchdogs-thumb-2 After just over two years in development delay limbo, to it's eventual release just two days ago, Watch dogs has been hyped as one of the big new IPs to watch out for (excuse the terrible pun).

 

State of Decay DLC ‘Lifeline’ receives release date

SoD-Lifeline-Ann Undead Labs - the developer behind State of Decay - have announced today via a blog post on their website that their zombie resource gathering survival game will indeed be updated with a new DLC release at the end of the month, May 30th.

 
 

Ubisoft Didn’t Interfere in Child of Light Development

ChildofLight2 It's a well believed idea that major publishers hate originality and that they'll take a direct hand in development if they don't like the direction a game is going. While that may well happen, Child of Light writer Jeffrey Yohalem was surprised to find Ubisoft was nothing but supportive of his fairy tale RPG.