• Deception IV: Blood Ties Review – PlayStation 3 (Also on PS Vita)
  • Disney Magical World Review – Nintendo 3DS
  • NASCAR 14′ Review – Xbox 360 (Also on PlayStation 3 and Windows PC)
  • Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition Review – PlayStation 4 / PlayStation Vita
  • Kinect Sports Rivals Review – Xbox One

Skylanders is redefining the toys-to-life phenomenon with yet another ground-breaking innovation, Skylanders Trap Team. On October 5 in North America, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., will introduce the newest installment to the Skylanders franchise, which will reverse the magic of bringing toys to life – incredibly letting kids pull characters out of the digital world into the physical world.

With Skylanders Trap Team, Portal Masters seek out and defeat the most wanted villains in all of Skylands, pulling them out of the game and into living rooms by capturing them in magical Traps. Players can then send villains back into the game where they play as them to fight for good. The game will include the Traptanium Portal, a new ring of magical energy that enables kids to not only bring their Skylanders to life, but also magically capture villains using the new Traps. Once they’ve defeated the villains, kids will be able to place a Trap into the new portal to capture them. They will also be able to hear the villains inside the Traps, an innovation that truly brings life to toys.

Skylanders Trap Team Trailer:

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This exciting new play pattern also gives players the option to switch between playing as a Skylander hero or a villain at any time, creating fun and unique “tag team” gameplay. In addition, fans can even take their Traps and their Skylanders characters to their friends’ houses for fun, co-operative adventures across all console game systems.

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Watch Dogs Commented Multiplayer Walkthrough Video

Posted By Justin Lee On April 23, 2014 at 2:40 pm ADD COMMENTS

Watch Dogs LogoCheck out Watch Dogs’ groundbreaking multiplayer modes where everything and everyone is connected. Learn how Watch Dogs is blurring the line between single and multiplayer, and get a glimpse into three distinct and exciting modes including Online Hacking Contracts, ctOS – Mobile Companion App, and Competitive Decryption Combat.

In Watch Dogs, players will assume the role of Aiden Pearce, a brilliant hacker whose criminal past led to a violent family tragedy. Now on the hunt for those who hurt his family, players will be able to monitor and hack their enemies by manipulating everything connected to the city’s Central Operating System (ctOS). The ctOS controls almost every piece of the city’s technology and holds key information on all of the city’s residents. Access omnipresent security cameras, download personal information to locate targets, control traffic lights and public transportation to stop enemies and more. Watch Dogs allows the player to use Chicago as their ultimate weapon and exact their own style of revenge.

Watch Dogs will be available worldwide on May 27 for PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

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Deception IV: Blood Ties Review – PlayStation 3 (Also on PS Vita)

Posted By Eric Kelly On April 23, 2014 at 12:03 pm ADD COMMENTS

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I’m kind of glad the Deception series is niche and not a AAA series. The series is about resurrecting devils half the time, as well as murdering trespassers in horrible ways. Otherwise, the series would have attracted unwanted media attention, and possibly have been censored. So I’m extra grateful the Tecmo-Koei has decided to take a chance with another localization with this latest entry, Deception IV: Blood ties.

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BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. today announced it will offer an exclusive ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red Day One Edition featuring DLC to commemorate One Piece’s 15th anniversary in Japan. The Day One Edition will include special DLC including Luffy’s Strong World Adventure Outfit, Anniversary Costumes for Luffy, Nami, Sanji, Chopper, Zoro, Usopp, Franky, Robin and Brook, and an extra quest featuring Flame Fist Ace. The Day One Edition will be available at launch in July 2014 for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U system while supplies last.

ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red promises action-packed battles, an all-new Battle Coliseum Mode, original storyline and characters, and expansive gameplay to be enjoyed either as a solo player or with friends in local multiplayer mode. ONE PIECE fans will be able to feel the thrill of playing fresh content strongly resembling the latest episodes of the Dressrosa arc as Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates encounter some of the greatest threats they have yet to face.

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TALES OF XILLIA 2 Collectors Edition Announced

Posted By Justin Lee On April 22, 2014 at 7:32 pm ADD COMMENTS

Leading video game publisher and developer BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. today announced a special Collector’s Edition for TALES OF XILLIA 2 exclusively for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, available on August 19, 2014. TALES OF XILLIA 2 follows two brand new protagonists, Ludger Kresnik and Elle Marta, a year after the events of the first game as they search for the Land of Caanan in a beautifully animated epic RPG full of drama and adventure.

The TALES OF XILLIA 2 Collector’s Edition will carry a MSRP of $129.99 and comes with a treasure trove of collectable items that will make any TALES OF fan weak in the knees. The collector’s edition will include:

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• TALES OF XILLIA 2 software
• Ludger Kresnik figure
• Elle’s Pocket Watch replica compact Rollo plush charm
• TALES OF XILLIA 2 music selection CD
• TALES OF XILLIA 2 art book
• Classic TALES OF costume DLC (Yuri Lowell, Emil Castagnier, and Asbel Lhant)

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Dragon Age Inquisition_Key_Art_webreadyBioWare, a division of Electronic Arts Inc., today announced that the highly-anticipated, epic role-playing game, Dragon Age: Inquisition will be available in stores and for digital download on October 7 in North America and October 10 in Europe. In Dragon Age: Inquisition, the expansive, beautiful world of Thedas is being torn apart by a massive, mysterious breach in the sky. Players must assume the role of the Inquisitor and lead a team of legendary heroes to uncover the truth behind the impending devastation.

Discover all-new gameplay from Dragon Age: Inquisition in “The Inquisitor” trailer:

“Our goal with Dragon Age: Inquisition is to usher in the next generation of role playing games,” said Aaryn Flynn, General Manager of BioWare Edmonton and Montreal. “Players will experience the rich storylines and characters that they’ve come to expect from BioWare, in an expansive world with large open environments just begging to be explored.”

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released Cold, Cold Heart, the action-packed story add-on for Batman: Arkham Origins. Set on New Year’s Eve, Cold, Cold Heart sheds light on the tragic origin story of Mr. Freeze and players will discover how he earned his place as one of Gotham City’s greatest villains. Cold, Cold Heart is available today for purchase on the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Games Store and STEAM for $9.99 and also for players who have purchased the Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass and are connected to the Internet.

The Cold, Cold Heart Story Add-On introduces new locations including Wayne Manor and GothCorp, taking players on an ice-cold journey as Victor Fries encounters Batman for the first time. Players will have access to all new gadgets including Thermocharged Batarangs and Thermal Gloves. Batman is also equipped with his powerful Extreme Environment (XE) suit to take down Mr. Freeze and his Cryo-thugs in hours of new story content.

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Batman: Arkham Origins – Cold, Cold Heart Story Add-On Trailer:

Join the rebellion! Casual Brothers announced today that Orc Attack: Flatulent Rebellion, a one-to-four player cooperative gas-and-slash action game, is coming this spring to PC on Steam. All new features have been implemented in the upcoming PC version, as Casual Brothers has improved the range of the camera system, sped up the frame rate, and added Steam Achievements.

Now fully geared for cooperative play on the PC, gamers will fart or die in this gas-and-slash action game, where fun-loving Orcs battle pollution spreading Humans in a humorous fantasy setting. Orcs have become victims of brutal Human expansion, as they are carelessly poisoning the environment. Now, four trained Orc heroes are retaliating with a not-so-silent yet very deadly plan. In either single-player or up to four-player co-op, gamers will take on the role of Orcs, each wielding a unique gaseous ability, and then take the fight to the Humans in a stinky, fart-filled romp.

In Orc Attack: Flatulent Rebellion, gamers can inflict solo flatulent attacks or team up to combine farts and belches for crowd-clearing combos with local and online two- to four-person cooperative play. Players will enjoy a variety of gameplay features, including two different gameplay modes: The Magic Mode, in which Orcs perform magical spells with devastating effects on their enemies; and The Dirty Mode, in which Orcs produce vile and dangerous gasses creating explosions and other devastating effects on their enemies.

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Risen 3 Titan Lords LogoToday Piranha Bytes and Deep Silver revealed an action-packed teaser trailer today for Risen 3: Titan Lords, a new, classic RPG set to launch August 2014.

In the third installment of the Risen franchise, Risen 3: Titan Lords pulls players into a hand-crafted role-playing world full of rugged charm where every decision changes the course of the story and your fate, and the fate of the world is up for the taking.

Risen 3 New Teaser Trailer:

A true classic European RPG, Risen 3 refuses to hold your hand. It gives players the freedom to explore the vast and beautiful world at their own pace. Engaging combat will test the player’s skills and with a visually stunning environment, Risen 3: Titan Lords is a must-have title for RPG fans looking for a challenge. This hardcore RPG is coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC this August. Pre-order the game today at: http://shoppage.deepsilver.com/risen3-titan-lords.html?L=1 Risen 3 is rated “M” (for Mature) by the ESRB.

Terraria Adds Huge Free Console Update

Posted By Justin Lee On April 17, 2014 at 11:15 am ADD COMMENTS

505 Games today announced that Terraria will receive a massive content update, which will be made available for free on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and PlayStation Vita platforms.

The 1.2 update sees a vast amount of content and features added to the original game, as detailed here: http://www.505games.com/terraria-console-1-2-update-change-log.

The free title update includes (but is in no way limited to!) the following:

- Rain, blizzards, and a new snow biome with unique treasures and items for normal and hardmode versions
- The sun is brighter and midnight is darker, along with several other graphical upgrades
- Stalagmites, icicles, moss, plants, rocks and other “piles” added
- New mini caves with unique backgrounds, and chests and pots with distinct graphics to each biome
- The hammer is now used for creating slopes, halftiles and breaking walls only, whilst the axe is now only used for chopping down trees and giant mushrooms
- Pickaxes will now remove blocks, placeable objects and items such as Life Crystals and chests
- Players can now craft early-game magic robes and staves, whilst bricks, wood, stone and glass all now blend together
- New hardmode jungle temple with beehives
- Water will now change color based on the biome and depth that you are in, and there are several new fountains that will change the color of water when they are placed nearby

Terraria Free Console Update Screenshots:

In addition, there are over 1,000 new items, including:
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