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Marvel Finally Picks Up Spider-Man Rights, but Can it Save the Franchise?

So it would seem that Marvel and Sony have finally realized that the divide separating Spider-Man and the rest of the Marvel cinematic universe is unnecessary. It was announced that Sony had finally agreed to share rights and profits with Marvel in a way that allows Marvel Studios to have more control over the franchise. The possibility of Spider-Man joining the Marvel movies franchise leaves me with mixed emotions. One the one hand, this could be really successful. Marvel has had much more triumph in melding fan satisfaction, good movie making, and box ...

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Family and Gaming: An Interview with @gamerparent

Become older inevitably means more responsibilities, whether it revolves around work, a spouse or even kids. So tackling the topic of video games with those extra special people in your life is important, regardless if they are on board with your hobby or not.

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Pachter on Nintendo’s Delusion

Michael Pachter, popular video game industry critic, had some harsh words to say about Nintendo and the Wii U. According to Pachter, "I think that they are still in denial about the Wii U failure. You keep seeing this stat so we're up 82 percent – yeah, 40,000 units went to 70,000 units. Who cares? You're still trailing the other guys by a mile."

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Interview: Carbon Fire Studios on Frenchy Bird

When the two developers at Carbon Fire Studio decided they wanted to make a game for the Wii U, they didn't hesitate to start work on a new Flappy Bird clone.

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Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries Preview

“This is not a fairy tale. There’s nothing fair about it”. When the protagonist of Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries introduces us to her world, this is the key statement she makes. A warning and an explanation: she is telling the player that this is no ordinary happy-ending bedtime story. In early-access on Steam, Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries tells the classic story of Little Red Riding Hood with a dark and gritty twist that takes the old story to a whole new level.

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Club Nintendo Going out with a Bang

I've always been fairly critical of Club Nintendo. So has many other outlets, so it came as no surprise that Nintendo announced the cancellation of the program. However, they knew that many fans had hundreds, if not thousands, of coins to use. Nintendo offered up some great rewards for users to spend their coins on.

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5 Reasons to Buy Majora’s Mask 3DS in February

I've been playing Majora's Mask on my 3DS for almost two weeks now. Thr preview embargo was Monday, but instead of writing a preview - which, based on the criteria of what I could talk about, would essentially be a review - I decided to post a few reasons why youll want to pick this game up on February 13th.

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Witcher 3 Delay Is A Good Thing

Many media outlets were given 3 hours of access to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Almost all of them are saying that delaying the game till May is probably in the best interest for the title. The game is outstanding, and I have yet to see any outlet say anything bad about it. But the developers want to make sure it's perfect, without bugs. And good on them. Although no one has yet mentioned any problems, I assume there are still a few kinks to work out.

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Still no GameCube VC: Nintendo Saves the best for Remastered Editions

Nintendo is the worst. They are the best, obviously, but they are the worst. During the last Nintendo Direct, we were promised a new service coming to the Wii U: Digital Wii Games. That's amazing right? While I would argue that it is, I cannot say it's what I really wanted. However, Nintendo is - and should be since they are a company - looking out for themselves and their bottom dollar, so while digital Wii games makes financial sense, having digital GameCube games makes more sense, for consumers.

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Wave 4 amiibo announced

Nintendo announced the 4th wave of the toy-to-life franchise amiibo during their first Nintendo Direct of 2015. The next wave of the Smash Bros. amiibo packs some heavy hitters from the world of Nintendo as Robin and Lucina from Fire Emblem, Ness from Earthbound, Wario, Charizard and even Pac-Man will be releasing on April 24th. It’s safe to bet that these all will sell out well before they are actually launched so if you want one you better be ready to click that pre-order button whenever it becomes available.

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