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Arkham Knight Gets a New Trailer

Batman AKArkham Knight is about six months away, and Rocksteady just released a new trailer with some cinema scenes and some amazing gameplay.

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The Master Chief Collection is a Gloriously Assembled, Broken Game

halo-master-chief-featWhetting Halo fans’ appetites while they continue to wait for the next installment of the franchise to hit shelves late next year (probably), Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries have released the Master Chief Collection exclusively on the Xbox One, assembling the four installments starring the titular hero into one colossal package.

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NYCC 2014: Just Dance 2015

just-dance-2015-featNYCC 2014 gave a demonstration of Just Dance 2015, the sixth game in the franchise brought to us by Ubisoft, where fans are once again entranced by the prospect of new songs to let loose to in the powerful outlet that is dance, combined with the platform of video game play. Guests from all over were able to get up on stage in front of an audience and attempt the steps to a song of their choice.

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NYCC 2014: Hands-On with Square Enix’s Hitman: Sniper

Hitman: Sniper

Fresh on the heels of Agent 47’s previous (and downright fantastic) mobile outing in Hitman Go and echoing the fun, bite-sized sentiment of 2012’s “Sniper Challenge”, which was distributed as an Absolution pre-order incentive, comes Hitman: Sniper for iOS and Android.

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NYCC 2014: Square Enix Shows Off “Life is Strange”

Life is StrangeDontnod Entertainment’s creative director Jean Maxime-Moris and art director Michel Koch were on hand during Square Enix’s New York Comic Con press event to walk us through a bit of their newest title, Life is Strange.

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NYCC 2014: LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

lego batman 3 bannerWarner Bros and TT Games brought their latest LEGO Batman game to NYCC. Along for the ride was game developers Arthur Parsons and Stephen Sharples, and Troy Baker who voices both Batman and the Joker.

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Destiny: “The Best Bad Game You’ve Ever Played”

Destiny ReviewBungie, the studio most famous for creating the Halo franchise, returns to the spotlight with their latest venture, Destiny, an always-online first-person shooter which is simultaneously uninspired and fascinating — frustratingly lacking in so many key areas yet overwhelmingly enjoyable and addicting.  It is likely to be the best bad game you’ve ever played.

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Disney Interactive Unveils Full List of Power Discs for Disney Infinity (2.0 Edition)

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The countdown is on for the September 23 launch of Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) in North America and today Disney Interactive announced the full lineup of Power Discs – the circular and hexagonal discs that allow gamers to customize their play experiences in the game.

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PreviewsWorld New Weekly Releases for 09/17/2014

DIAMOND-LOGO-colorCheck out what is shipping to local comic shops from Diamond Comics.

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GenCon 2014: IELLO Debuts King of New York

King of New York ReviewAt GenCon 2014, IELLO brought a very limited supply of their much-anticipated follow-up to King of Tokyo, sending gamers scrambling to get their hands on a pre-release copy.  While it certainly doesn’t reinvent the wheel, it maintains everything that made the original so wildly successful while improving upon the formula in every way.

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Legendary Encounters is Mostly Amazing…Mostly

Legendary EncountersUpper Deck made a splash in 2012 when it published Legendary, a robust deck-building game based in the Marvel Universe.  Debuted at this year’s GenCon, Legendary Encounters now takes that experience, streamlines it with an improved ruleset and tighter mechanics, and immerses it in the Alien franchise, thematically following the storylines from all four films.

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PreviewsWorld New Weekly Releases for 09/10/2014

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GenCon 2014: Hands-On with Warhammer 40,000: Conquest

Warhammer 40,000: Conquest

One of the most anticipated releases primed to debut at this year’s GenCon was Fantasy Flight Games’ newest entry into their line of “living card games” – Warhammer 40k: Conquest.  We delve into the components, the gameplay, and most importantly, what makes Conquest stand out in an overcrowded card game market.

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GenCon 2014: Camel Up Review

Camel Up Review

Z-Man Games had a limited amount of this year’s Spiel des Jahres winner available domestically at GenCon ahead of its wide release later this year.  The coveted award guarantees plenty of exposure for the title and we couldn’t wait for the chance to try it out.

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Sneak a Cinematic Peek into Warlords of Draenor, the New Expansion for World of Warcraft

wow-warlords-dreanor-featWarlords of Draenor, the fifth expansion pack in the World of Warcraft games, released its cinematic trailer and release date last week, and it amps up players old and new to experience fresh dungeons, a new continent, and a level cap of 100.

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