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Phantom Pain is a Long Time from Release

Some were surprised when the learnt that Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain would be two separate games, but perhaps they'll be more surprised by the length of time that it's going to take between the two. Hideo Kojima took to Famitsu this week and said that Konami had come up with the idea of a prologue title after realizing just how far from finished The Phantom Pain was.

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Peggle 2 Coming December 9th

Peggle 2, the pin-popping puzzle game from Popcap, will be making its debut at the beginning of next week, exclusively for the Xbox One. It's a timed exclusive, and it'll make the jump to other consoles at some point in the future, but until then you'll need Microsoft's latest if you want to play the long awaited sequel to one of the better Popcap titles.

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The Walking Dead Season 2 Coming This Month

Well, after a rather explosive episode of The Walking Dead aired this week, I’m sure we’re all hoping to find some way of getting our franchise fix to tide us over until the show continues in February next year. “Coincidentally,” TellTale is on hand to provide. The official TellTale Twitter account yesterday confirmed that the first episode of season two of The Walking Dead would debut later this month. The episode will be called “All That Remains,” and will feature…

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Gears of War Could Make it to PlayStation 4

We've seen this headline time and time again before, but it's never come to anything. The relationship between Epic and Microsoft on Gears of War has been fruitful for both parties, but the hope that the sci-fi shooter would someday make it to Sony consoles has been around as long as the PlayStation 3 has. And why not? They're great games.

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LEGO The Hobbit Hitting Stores Next Year

Warner Bros. have today announced LEGO The Hobbit, a new LEGO game based in the world of Peter Jackson's latest epic fantasy trilogy. If LEGO Lord of the Rings is anything to go by, there'll be more than enough reference to JRR Tolkien's one-film-max 1937 novel as well.

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Negative Amazon Xbox One Reviews Come from People Without Xbox One

The Xbox One launched today, and, if you look at the Amazon reviews, it seems there are a good deal of people disappointed with their purchase. That is until you look a little bit closer and realize all but one or two of the reviews come from people who didn’t actually buy an Xbox One. Yes, it seems a veritable minefield, buying an Xbox One. Some are complaining about failing Blu-ray drives. Others are worried because their console has completely…

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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 pic.twitter.com/urug90TKqE — Ryan (@Fariko_Scorch) November 21, 2013   This image is more than likely legit.…

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Twitch Coming To Xbox One In 2014

While Playstation 4 users have been able to stream games via Twitch since launch, the Xbox One won’t get the service until 2014. There isn’t an official release date yet, but more than likely Twitch be available early in the new year.  Here’s more from a company blog post:  We know the ability to instantly broadcast gameplay is something the gaming community is excited about, and we are too. We are working to ensure the initial Twitch on Xbox One…

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Microsoft Drops Zune Marketplace

According to an email from Microsoft, the Zune Marketplace will no longer be available on the Xbox 360 on November 22nd. This was a long time coming, but inevitable, especially with the Xbox One on the way, and Microsoft’s new direction for multimedia entertainment on their consoles. Here’s more from the email:  We recently notified you that with the Fall 2013 release of the Xbox 360 update, Microsoft Points are being retired. This email is a confirmation that as part…

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Kinect 2.0 Sees Everything – Including Things Best Kept Covered

When the original Kinect was announced, there was a joke about people playing games in the nude, especially in relation to Lionhead's unreleased Milo. That's not a problem any more, as Kinect 2.0 picks up on your bits whether you're wearing clothes or not.

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