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Xbox Original Softmod Tutorial

In 2001 the Microsoft Xbox was released and around 2004 the modding community took advantage. Two generations of gaming later many are still not aware of the true potential of their Xbox original. The original Xbox at the time was a powerhouse under the hood and when modded it provides numerous features such as playing emulators & ROMs, streaming multimedia files to your TV and playing import games to n ...

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Nintendo Wii-U has 50 Unity games on the way

  Nintendo has announced that it has over 50 games headed to Wii U that use the Unity Game Engine. Nintendo was showing nine Unity games at GDC last week and said it has another 17 that will release within the next two months. “And then, we have another fifty that are waiting in the wings,” Senior Manager of Marketing at Nintendo of America’s Licensing department Damon Baker told Siliconera. “So we’ve ...

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Termination of Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection Service for Nintendo DS / DSi and Wii Software

Important information for Wii and Nintendo DS family system owners As of May 20th, 2014, the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service will be discontinued and it will no longer be possible to use online features of Nintendo DS/DSi and Wii software such as online play, matchmaking and leaderboards. For a full list of which Nintendo-published games are affected, please visit our Support section. The Wii Shop Channel ...

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Plague Inc. Review

Plague Inc. Review Eradicating the entire world with your own disease seems a bit morbid at first, but Plague Inc. makes it shamelessly addicting. There are tons of games in the pandemic genre, but none of them are as refined as Plague Inc. By Mikeoldboy Plagues In Plague Inc. There are 8 types of plagues, from bacteria to bio-weapon. The difficulties vary. Personally I thought the Fungus (3rd level) was th ...

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Four Things Wii U Gamers Have Learned From The Nintendo Direct Conference

  Nintendo Direct Conference 2013 The recent Nintendo Direct conference whipped gamers into something of a frenzy with announcements about thrilling new Wii U games and updates, but with so much to take in it was difficult to nail down the important bits. Here are five take-away points we feel are among the most exciting. Nintendo Direct Conference: Super Mario Is In Good Hands With the launch of New S ...

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The Witcher 3: What We Know

In case you missed the roaring buzz last month around the Cyberpunk 2077 teaser, CD Projekt Red, the developers of The Witcher saga hinted at something big: The Witcher 3? Hidden in the C 2077 video was a message from CDPR about a completely different game to be revealed February 5th. Well, rejoice. The Witcher 3 could be released within a year. And what else? It’s been inspired by Skyrim. by Alittlesharp T ...

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Top 10 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2013

The Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2013 Both 2012 and 2013 have been great years for Video Games and Gamers. This top 10 video games list covers the most anticipated games of early 2013. By Mikeoldboy 10. Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Release Date: January 22, 2013 Platforms: PS3 To start the list off, I chose a game I have been following for quite a while. Ni N ...

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Are Gamers Lazy?

Are Gamers Lazy? It is no mystery that playing video games is often associated with laziness. And why shouldn't they be? Individuals that devote so much time and effort into an activity that doesn't benefit society must be lazy, right? Wrong. By Mittens Society Defines Gamers Society has deemed Gamers slackers because they do not understand the absolute beauty of gaming. No other form of media allows the us ...

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The 20 Best Games of 2012

20 Best Games of 2012 It’s that time of the year again when we reminisce and countdown the best games that left an undeniable impression on gamers and critics. 2012 was a big year with some old favorites reemerging, sequels carrying forward the story and prequels explaining the original plot. Here’s a look at 20 best games of 2012 1. Best Games of 2012: Borderlands 2  Second installment of the 2009 hybrid a ...

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The Top 3 Reasons Nintendo Will Never Die

  By Ludos Not many know how Nintendo got started in the U.S. It started with a few units in a major New York retailer during Christmas as a test run. All units were sold out and Nintendo has never looked back. But that does not explain how Nintendo has managed to survive among more competitive and aggressive competition like Sony and Microsoft, and not go the way of SEGA. Sony and Microsoft are by bas ...

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Google Predicts Xbox 720 Will Crush PS4

By Ludos They say knowledge is power, and when it comes to knowledge, Google has no rival in the private sector except for maybe Facebook. Google knows more about all of us than we can possibly imagine. Imagine warehouses full of servers, replete with databases storing every keystroke you make, phone call you make, and place you might go. Only the NSA (National Security Agency) has the capability to gather ...

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Black Ops 2 :The New ‘Pick Ten’ System & Choosing The Perfect Perks

I’ve been playing Black Ops 2 since its’ release, and have to say I am actually really enjoying the game thus far, aside from some still-lingering connectivity issues. I find several aspects of the game to be quite refreshing in contrast to the previous way of doing things in-game, such as the new scorestreak rewards as opposed to killstreak rewards. I feel like the scorestreak really pushes people to be te ...

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Why Movie Based Video Games Suck

Ready to play "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" by Warner Brothers Interactive, set to release around the movie premiere? Before you lay down your hard earned cash, maybe you need to ask yourself . . . Hey, did you see Iron Man 2?  Of course you did.  Did you play the super awful Iron Man 2 videogame?  Let us hope not, or let us at least hope that you got it on Gamefly and returned the game with no vomit ...

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WWE 13: Dissected, Weighed, and Heated in the Microwave for Dinner

WWE 13: Dissected, Weighed, and Heated in the Microwave for Dinner The WWE13 Roster – 3 Leaping Lanny Poffos out of 5 by Jumpman The players in WWE 13 have been graphically improved.  That much is good.  Now overall, the WWE rosters aren’t that bad, but I guess I wasn’t overly impressed with the depth of the playables.  It would be impossible to include everybody, but you don’t have Hardcore Holly?  He’s no ...

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3 Crucial Tips for Navigating a Steam Game Sale

Avoiding SGPR (Sale Game Purchase Regret) on Steam By Enemy Crab It seems like every other week Steam is forcing some sort of new sale down my throat. We are currently in the midst of the Autumn sale on Steam, and while I can’t say I’m upset about it, I do think it’s strange that they’re having a sale just because it’s Fall. I like the theme of the Summer sale, and obviously there needs to be a “25 days of ...

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From Humble Beginnings, To Glory, To Potential Disaster: The Future Of The Sony Playstation

The History of The Playstation By Veritas The history of the Playstation is a fascinating read, full of intrigue and drama. In 1994, when the first Playstation was released, it was not just another competitor to Sega Genesis and Nintendo 64, it was a change to the gaming world. It became the first console to sell over a 100 million units worldwide and it did that in under 10 years. The Playstation 2, releas ...

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Is UK Game Development The Best In The World?

by Jason Bourne UK Game Developers Being a gamer from the UK as I was growing up I had no internet or anything like that back in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. I just ignorantly assumed that the majority of games that I was playing on my consoles at the time were either made in Japan or America. Little did I know that this little island that I live on was home to some of the very best video game developers on ...

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UK Gamers More Sophisticated Than U.S. Gamers

While American Gamers spew obscenities, annoying noises, and even slurs in online gaming, UK Gamers seem to focus more on supportive communication, eloquent team play, and a more cooperative spirit. As the general stereotype goes, the world sees Americans as brash, crude and even rude. The Brits on the other hand seem to have the reputation as the standard for civility, and intelligence, even in war. Going ...

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10 Amazingly Craptastic Video Game Movies

Video Game Movies As the film Wreck It Ralph hits theaters November 2, talk is again circulating the interwebs about video games making the jump to film.  Yay?  With very, very few exceptions, movies based on video games just do not make money.  Good grief! Did anybody see Doom?  Ugh!  The saving grace of Wreck It Ralph is that the film is based on an “80’s style” game.  The artwork in the trailers almost l ...

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SNES vs. Sega Genesis : 20 Years Later

Playing a SNES & Genesis ROM "Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, when I was dead broke, man, couldn't picture this,” as heard from The Notorious B.I.G. The two greatest 16-bit consoles are still going at it. Even twenty years later, there have been games released via XBLA, PSN and Wii Virtual Console as well as compilations and, my favorite, ROMs. For sure, we will be playing the classics forever. Today, we ...

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My Addiction To Xbox 360 Achievements and PSN Trophies

Xbox 360 Achievement and PSN Trophies Hello, I am Jiwe and I have a confession to make: I am an addict (to Xbox 360 Achievements). I let the addiction take control over part of my life. It forced me to do things I did not want to do. But today, I stand tall and proudly say "I am better now, I am in control now." I am Jewi and I am addicted to Xbox 360 achievements and PSN Trophies, but  soon I will be compl ...

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Remember Me: Memory as a Weapon

Remember Me: Memory as a Weapon Memory is an integral part of the human psyche. From it, guidance may be derived for the path to follow based on previous experiences. Solace can be gleamed from evoking a happy event. Memory dictates to whom we are loyal and for whom we hold an enmity  It is the unassailable keep which makes up individuality. It is sacred, inviolate and deeply personal. At least until visiti ...

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Video Game Legend: Samus Aran

  In which game did you first encounter Samus?  The original Metroid, Metroid Prime series, Super Metroid, Other M, or maybe some of the cameos Samus has had?  Samus Aran is a character known not only to retro gamers but to current gen gamers as well.  In fact, ask the experts on gamer web sites, television programs and magazines and you’ll be reminded that Samus and the Metroid series are one of the b ...

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Mario’s Secret Past, Nintendo Doesn’t Want You To Know

  You don’t have to be a retro gamer to recognize the mug of that smiling Italian plumber.  Mario has become the most recognizable name in video game history, selling his face on all sorts of video games (and board games – yes, there is an awful chess game as well) across varied game genres.  You would be hard pressed to find any dirt on him, especially if you were born after the 1990s and the decline ...

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Batman Arkham City: Review

Batman Arkham City Game:  Batman Arkham City Available On:  Playstation 3, Xbox 360 Size: 1.32GB Summary: The E3 Batman Arkham City Demo that was making its buzz before the games release is now available for download. Lace up your boots, this demo is excellent and gives you the freedom to roam around the city or follow the story line. Either way, you are given 15 minutes to free-lance with the Dark Knight. ...

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Castle Crashers Review

Castle Crashers Castle Crashers ( Castle Crashers Tips tricks and Cheats )is an exciting, comical, 2D side-scrolling, animated RPG and one of the best xbox 360 games . It starts off in your king's castle, during a party, when all of a sudden, an evil wizard intrudes. He steals the king's precious, and very large, crystal. Not only that, but also snatches four of the king's princesses, flying away back to hi ...

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Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting Review

Street Fighter II By Dauddy Exclusive to the Xbox 360 Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting lands on the Xbox Live Arcade. Considered to be the greatest in the Street Fighter franchise, this is the third installment in the series adding hyper speed to the world renowned Championship Edition. This is an arcade port of the original; no graphical changes and no remixed soundtrack. This is the classic just like we r ...

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Real Men Don’t Play Wii

The Nintendo Wii It’s not about what system you bought, it’s about what system was never on the radar, the Nintendo Wii. Amen! You can’t smoke and drink to Nintendo Wii games. Maybe you just got home from work, you don’t want to play Wii Fit, you’re looking for your couch. Cut that out!  Pass me my wireless controller, headset, and make me a sandwich! Remind me why I work so hard, to play that basketball ga ...

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